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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

Producer DAVID BELUNGER BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo

: Morning Has Broken

with Jack Hywel-Davies including Bells on Sunday from the Church of Our Lady and St Nicholas , Pierhead, Liverpool. Stereo


Unknown: Jack Hywel-Davies
Unknown: St Nicholas

: News

: Open University

7 0 Maths Foundation Tutorial 7 20 Class and Citizenship
7.40 Technology: Learning From Europe?

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

David Richardson takes breakfast with George and Amanda Streatfeild - a husband and wife partnership running a traditional farmhouse cheddar and pig enterprise in Dorset. Producer ANN-MARIE CLIFFORD BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: David Richardson
Unknown: Amanda Streatfeild

: Sunday

with Clive Jacobs and Rosemary Hartill Researcher ALISON BOGLE Producer DAVID COOMES VHFIFM joins at 8.0am including at 8.0 News
8.10 Sunday Papers


Unknown: Clive Jacobs
Unknown: Rosemary Hartill
Unknown: Researcher Alison Bogle
Producer: David Coomes

: Ernie Wise

talks, for the Week's Good Cause, about a successful programme co-ordinated by voluntary housing concerns throughout the United Kingdom in support of solutions providing housing for those most in need. Donations to: IYSH (International Year of Shelter for the Homeless), [address removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

for the beginning of Holy Week from Epsom Methodist Church Conducted by The Rev Dr Peter Graves
Questions of Christian Belief: Life after Death
Readings: I Corinthians 15, vv 35-44a; John 14, vv 1-14
Hymns (Hymns & Psalms):
Come, let us join our cheerful songs (810); Away with gloom (187); Jesus is Lord of all the earth (250); Love divine, all loves excelling (267)


Unknown: Dr Peter Graves

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Directed by CUVE BRILL
Producer Liz RIGBEY. BBC Pebble Mill


Editor: Anthony Parkin
Directed By: Cuve Brill
Producer: Liz Rigbey.

: Pick of the Week

Presented by Margaret Howard Stereo


Presented By: Margaret Howard

: Desert Island Discs

Julian Critchley is the Conservative MP for Aldershot and also a journalist and writer. In conversation with Michael Parkinson , he talks about his dual career and about his recreations, which include reading military history and looking at churches. He also chooses eight records.
Programme created by ROY PLOMLEY
Producer RAY ABBOTT. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on GoodFridayat9.5am)


Unknown: Julian Critchley
Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Producer: Ray Abbott.

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits the Blewbury Village Produce Association.
(Details on Wednesday at 10.0am)

: The Lord of the Rings

by j.R.R. TOLKIEN , adapted in 13 episodes by BRIAN SIBLEY
6: The Breaking of the Fellowship
'This at least is plain,' said
Frodo aloud to himself. 'The evil of the Ring is already at work even in the Company, and the Ring must leave them before it does more harm. I will go alone. Some I cannot trust, and those I can trust are too dear to me.
Strider will be needed at Minas Tirith now Boromir has fallen into evil. I will go alone. At once.'
Music composed and conducted by STEPHEN OLIVER
Directed by JANE MORGAN and PENNY LEICESTER. Stereo (R) Boxed set of 13 cassettes. £31.50 including postage and packing, from [address removed].
Cheques made payable to BBC Cassettes


Unknown: J.R.R. Tolkien
Unknown: Brian Sibley
Unknown: Christopher Scott
Unknown: Michael Spice
Unknown: John Webb
Conducted By: Stephen Oliver
Directed By: Jane Morgan
Frodo: Ian Holm
Gandalf: Michael Hordern
Aragorn: Robert Stephens
Gollum: Peter Woodthorpe
Sam: With William Nighy
Boromir: Michael Graham Cox
Gimli: Douglas Livingstone
Legolas: David Collings
Merry: Richard O'Callaghan
Pippin: John McAndrew
Treebeard: Stephen Thorne
the Narrator: Gerard Murphy
Eomer: Anthony Hyde
Eothain: John Livesey
Ugluk: Brian Haines
Snaga: Cordon Reid
Grishnakh: Martyn Read
LllgdUSh: Sean Arnold
LllgdUSh: John Bott,
LllgdUSh: John Church
LllgdUSh: Graham Faulkner,
LllgdUSh: Alexander John

: The Radio Programme

Presented by Laurie Taylor


Presented By: Laurie Taylor

: The Food Programme

Presented by Derek Cooper


Presented By: Derek Cooper

: Options

4.0 More Than You Can Manage The last in a five-part series Future Stress Will stress always be with us? JENNI MURRAY investigates some practical ways of managing stress and visits Okehampton School in Devon, where understanding stress is on the curriculum. Plus Relax Now - the final part of PENNY YENDELL'S instant relaxation routine. Producer FRAN ACHESON (e)
4.30 Education Matters Every week SUSAN MARLING looks ahead at the fast-changing world of education. (e)
5.0 Deutsch Express! The last programme in a 15-part second-stage German course Ich hab' noch einen Koffer in Berlin Die letzte Sendung ist etwas besonderes: mit Volldampf voraus! With IRMGARD MEYER and JORG WALESCH Script by WOLFGANG KEINHORST Producer NICOLE CHURCH (e) (Re-broadcast next Saturday)
5.30 Get by in Portuguese The last of a five-programme beginners' course With SUZETTE MACEDO and CARLOS ALVES Going Shopping Buying food, souvenirs, postcards and stamps; changing money (R) (e) Course writer PENNY NEWMAN Series producer CHRISTOPHER STONE


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Producer: Fran Acheson
Unknown: Susan Marling
Unknown: Irmgard Meyer
Script By: Wolfgang Keinhorst
Script By: Carlos Alves

: Letting Go

A day in the life of Minster Abbey, Kent, with the voices of the Community and the sounds of their world Researcher PAULA KELLY


Unknown: Paula Kelly
Producer: Piers Plowright

: News

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits
Cockermouth in Cumbria. (Details tomorrow at 11.0am)


Unknown: Brian Johnston

: News



Unknown: Pauline Bushnell

: The Silent God

For the Jewish people the Passover Festival means 'God manifest among us'. But what of those times in history when God has seemed strangely absent?
The Chief Rabbi, Sir Immanuel Jakobovits , explains how the Jewish people held on to their faith in God even when he appeared both deaf and silent. Presented by Trevor Barnes Producer DAVID COOMES


Unknown: Sir Immanuel Jakobovits
Presented By: Trevor Barnes
Producer: David Coomes

: Ray Gosling Gets a Taste Of ...

Four languages of universal importance spoken in Britain 1: Chinese
Ray Gosling visits a Chinese dentist in London's Chinatown and takes the tape to Chinese specialist Dr Hugh Baker.
Did you know Chairman Mao 'spoke it terrible'? Producer JENNY LO (R)
0 INFO: page 91


Unknown: Ray Gosling
Unknown: Dr Hugh Baker.

: The Robe

1: The Way to Minoa
Stereo (Details Good Friday at 3. 0pm)

: Bookshelf

Kate Fenton asks how much history and how much fiction in popular historical fiction.


Unknown: Kate Fenton

: The Forgotten Pioneer

Kathleen Frenchman pieces together what little is known about The Rev Henry Hunnings , an obscure Victorian clergyman who played an important part in the development of the telephone.


Unknown: Kathleen Frenchman
Unknown: Henry Hunnings

: The Resurrection of Christ

The last of six talks during Lent by The Rev Richard Harries ,
Dean of King's College, London Resurrection -A Universal Hope Richard Harries discusses the widespread myth of resurrection and argues that it expresses a truth about the future of humankind. The real self, known only to God, is recreated in such a way that all we value in this life is at the last day transfigured.


Unknown: Richard Harries
Unknown: Richard Harries

: Looking Round Dangerously

Poems through a day, written and read by Charlotte Mitchell Producer PIERS PLOWRIGHT. Stereo
0 HEAR THIS! page 20


Read By: Charlotte Mitchell
Producer: Piers Plowright.

: Forest Frontier

Presented by Anthony Smith 2: The Frontier Spirit
Anthony Smith meets the people living in the Amazon Basin - the peasants working tiny plots on islands in the river, the entrepreneurs carving fortunes from great tracts of forest lands, and the displaced forest Indians, drinking and gambling in city bars. Can forests and people mix? What are the human costs and benefits of development in the jungle?


Presented By: Anthony Smith
Unknown: Anthony Smith

: News

: Workforce

A quarterly report on the world of employment introduced by Brian Redhead
Employment issues remain a hotly debated talking point. But what is really happening in the world of work? With reports from around the country, and news of employment trends, Brian Redhead reflects on innovations and changes that affect the British workforce, including the changing role of the service industries and the implications of what is known as 'telework'.
(Re-broadcast on Tuesday 21 April) Background notes available from: Workforce, BBC, Villiers House, London W52PA


Introduced By: Brian Redhead
Unknown: John Atkinson

: Seeds of Faith

Tonight Stanley Brinkman reaches the last stage in his series Towards the Cross: a Lenten Journey.
Tonight's talk: The Arrival Reader GLENYS MILES Producer NOEL VINCENT BBC Manchester


Unknown: Stanley Brinkman

: In Committee

Presented by Viv Robins Producer FRANK SMITH


Presented By: Viv Robins
Producer: Frank Smith

: * am News

followed by an interlude

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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