Presented by Michael Pickstock Producer ALLAN WRIGHT BBC Pebble Mill
Hope Sealy in conversation with His Eminence Cardinal George Basil Hume , Archbishop of Westminster.
Presented by Peter Hobday and Jenni Murray
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.25* Sport With ANDY SMITH
7.30,8.30 News Summary
7.40*, 8.47* Today's Papers
7.45 In Perspective with ROSEMARY HARTILL , the BBC'S
Religious Affairs Correspondent
8.25 The Weeklies with IAN HISLOP
Editor JENNY ABRAMSKY
Presented by Cliff Morgan
It's bound to snow today: the First-class cricket season starts at Cambridge. A good excuse, perhaps, to stay indoors and concentrate on the World Professional Snooker
Championship from Sheffield. Producer JOANNE WATSON
Bernard Falk reports on holidays and travel. In all four corners of the earth he leaves no stone unturned, discovering new and exciting holidays and tackling those trips that have not lived up to expectations. Susan Marling and Nigel Coombs make up the team that make sense of the world of travel.
Producer JENNY MALLINSON DUFF For details of items in this week 's programme please send sae to:
Unravelled, dangled or tied up by Ned Sherrin and the likes of Craig Charles , Carol Thatcher , Emma Freud and Jonathon Ross. Plus the Victor Lewis Smith Look at Life Additional material by ALISTAIR BEATON
Producers IAN GARDHOUSE and CATHIE MAHONEY
How accurate are opinion polls? How much do they influence the tactics of the political parties? Do they help or hinder the democratic process?
Robert Carvel of the London
Standard discusses these issues with those who closely follow the pollsters' findings. Producer MARGARET HILL
(Re-broadcast Easter Monday 10.0am)
Peter Jones , Derek Nimmo
Tim Rice and Kenneth Williams try to stop each other talking for just a minute on subjects flung at them by Nicholas Parsons Devised by IAN MESSITER
Producer EDWARD TAYLOR Stereo
(Re-broadcast Easter Monday 6. 30pm)
Sir Edward du Cann. mp, Sheila McKechnie Sue Slipman and The Very Rev Colin Semper
The first of six programmes in which Alistair Cooke presents a selection of his favourite records from his private collection.
The first three programmes are devoted to The American Musical:
The Great Age.
Producer ALAN OWEN (R)
Incident at the Devil's Gate by BRUCE STEWART with and
Archbishop Oscar Romero was shot dead as he celebrated Mass on 25 March 1980. By some he was regarded as a conservative, by others he was branded a Marxist. But for him there was only his faith: faith at odds with the world.
Music arranged and played by PAUL BUCK
Directed by SHAUN MACLOUGHLIN BBC Bristol. Stereo
4.0 Parents' Action Guide Parents put their questions to PROFESSOR TED WRAGG and a team of experts from last autumn's Education Roadshow. Presented by ERIC ROBSON 5: Grants and Benefits Are student loans a practical proposition? What help can be obtained from the DHSS? These are among the questions put by audiences at Monkwearmouth College, Sunderland and at Leeds University. (R) revised (e)
4.30 Essays on Popular Music A 12-part series in which MEL HILL examines the connections between varieties of popular music. 6: Pushers and Leaners Two roads to rhythm. Stereo (e)
5.0 Deutsch Express!
15: Ich hab' noch einen Koffer in Berlin (e)
5.30 Oaks and Acorns The last of six programmes in which NICHOLAS KOCHAN talks to entrepreneurs about their motives and achievements. This week: PATRICIA GRANT, co-founder of Norfrost which makes domestic freezers in Caithness. Series producer GORDON HUTCHINGS (R)(e)
Producer ADAM RAPHAEL
Presented by Georgina Ferry
Secret Forests and Crocodile Caves
In uncharted areas of northern Madagascar, a British expedition led by Jane Wilson and Phil Chapman discover rare lemurs and flightless birds, a new species of pink blind fish, large and very aggressive freshwater eels, and six-metre-long crocodiles that hide in caves.
... with a reminiscence from his lifetime in show business. The TV Spectacular - a Contradiction in Terms
A story that will confirm what you'd always suspected and the place in show business history of the liver-sausage sandwich. Research PETER JONES
Producer PETE ATKIN (R)
With SIMON VANCE including Sports Round-up
Music by FASCINATING AIDA
Producer MICHAEL EMBER Stereo
The Seagull by ANTON CHEKHOV A version by THOMAS KILROY with and Chekhov's classic play is transposed to the West of Ireland in 1896. Social unrest and a crumbling society form the background to personal turmoil as Isobel Desmond , great actress of the London stage, returns to her Irish estate and a family trapped in a complex and vicious circle.
Directed by DAVID HITCHINSON
Radio 4/World Service production Stereo (R)
Presented by Richard Baker Producer JUDITH ROLES . Stereo
The Possessors by JOHN CHRISTOPHER abridged in 12 parts by BRIAN GEAR
Read by Hywel Bennett 3: The Empty Room
Producer PAMELA HOWE. BBC Bristol
led by Frank Topping. Stereo
Resurgam ... I Will Rise Again William Scanlan Murphy tells the story of the tiny, steam-driven submarine which lies beneath Colwyn Bay and of its Victorian inventor, The Rev
George Garrett , a Manchester curate who became (among other things) a commander in the Turkish Navy. With and GEOFFREY BANKS
DAVID FLEESHMAN. JENNY HOWE and DAVID MICHAELS
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
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Marjorie Lofthouse talks to Elaine Paige about the first preview night of Evita.
from St Anne's Basilica, Jerusalem
A celebration of Christ's resurrection. Worshippers gather to kindle the Paschal candle and to follow its light into the darkened church to greet the Risen Christ. Leader of the Schola Fr Luc Lefief
Mass Leader Fr Pierre Simson