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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

Producer DAVID BELLINGER BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo


Producer: David Bellinger

: Morning Has Broken

A selection of hymns and music for Sunday morning introduced by Jack Hywel-Davies including Bells on Sunday from St Mary the Virgin,
Eccleston, Cheshire. Stereo


Introduced By: Jack Hywel-Davies

: Open University

7.0 Non-Nuclear Defence Strategies
7.20 The Trials of Bunyan
7.40 The Rational Amusement

: News

7.10 L W Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

A breakfast conversation introduced by David Richardson
Producer ANN-MARIE CUFFORD BBC Pebble Mill


Introduced By: David Richardson

: Sunday

Religious news and views from home and abroad with Jill Cochrane and Ted Harrison
Researcher SARAH RUTTY Producer ANDREW GREEN Editor DAVID COOMES VHFIFMjoins at 8.0am including at 8.0 News
8.10 Sunday Papers


Unknown: Jill Cochrane
Unknown: Ted Harrison
Unknown: Researcher Sarah

: Susan Hampshire

talks, for the Week's Good Cause about work in developing countries to help people gain more control over their lives. Donations to: Population Control [address removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America


: Morning Service

from the Salvation Army
Citadel, Kettering, Northants led by capt GEOFF BLURTON
Songs (SA Song Book 1986): To God be the glory (22);
A friend of Jesus (709); Soldiers of King Jesus (866); I'll go in the strength of the Lord (734)
Reading (GNB): John 15, w 1-17 BANDMASTER DON MANNING BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Bandmaster Don Manning

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Directed by CLIVE BRILL Producer LIZ RIGBEY BBC Pebble Mill


Editor: Anthony Parkin
Directed By: Clive Brill
Producer: Liz Rigbey

: News Stand

David Walker explores the wealth of reporting and opinion to be found in Britain's periodicals.


Unknown: David Walker
Producer: Sam Collyns

: Pick of the Week

Presented by Margaret Howard Stereo (Revised re-broadcast of last Friday's 's programme)


Presented By: Margaret Howard

: Desert Island Discs

The actress Susan George began her career as a child appearing in television plays and series; her subsequent film career stretches back some 20 years. In conversation with Michael Parkinson she recalls her roles on stage and screen and her latest involvement in production and writing.
She also chooses the eight records she would take to the mythical island.
Programme created by ROY PLOMLEY Producer RAY ABBOTT. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 9.5am)


Unknown: Susan George
Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Producer: Ray Abbott.

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon dough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Gordon Dough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: A Small Country Living

(Details on Wednesday at 10.0am)

: The Afternoon Play

Never Been Kissed in the Same Place Twice by ALLAN PRIOR
A love story in six episodes set against the background of the music hall
6: Keep Right On to the End of the Road
On discovering Harry's affair with a female journalist, his wife Clara has returned home to England. Fortune seems to smile on Harry and he becomes a success in America. Suddenly, though, all is changed as war is declared between Great Britain and Germany.
Music arranged by DAVID TIMSON Naughty but Nice composed by MADDY PRIOR
Directed by GERRY JONES (R)


Arranged By: David Timson
Directed By: Gerry Jones
Harry Viner: David Suchet
Clara: And Karen Archer
John Hyatt: David Timson
Adam: David McAlister
Marta: Rosalind Adams
Max Rober: David Healy
Sid Jones: Richard Davies
: Ethel N1kijenkins
Col Waterton: Garard Green
Jack Lewis: Spencer Banks
Captain: Hugh Dickson
Sergeant: David Gooderson
Corporal: Stuart Organ
Mr Sykes/Stage doorkeeper: Alan Dudley

: Swingtime for Hitler

Although the Nazis proscribed jazz as Negro music, they were not above using it for propaganda purposes. Goebbels's Ministry of Propaganda assembled a band called Charlie and his Orchestra which broadcast swing tunes of the time, adding specially written anti-British lyrics.
Michael Pointon examines the curious oeuvre of Charlie and his Orchestra.
With Freddy Brocksieper and Martin EssUn Producer DAVID PERRY
* HEAR THIS! page 15


Unknown: Michael Pointon
Unknown: Freddy Brocksieper
Unknown: Martin Essun
Producer: David Perry

: Enterprise

Marjorie Lofthouse visits the small businesses featured in the 1987 Enterprise series. 5: ABI Electronics Ltd
When Ian Fletcher tried to find a machine to test micro-chips, he realised there wasn't one! So he gave up his job and designed the ABI circuit tester. Producer JULIA PARKER BBC Pebble Mill
(Re-broadcast Thursday 11. 30pm L W)


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse
Unknown: Ian Fletcher
Producer: Julia Parker

: Options

4.0 Crime and Punishment 5: Diversion and Intervention
Increasingly, non-custodial alternatives such as cautioning, community service and reparation are being used. Reporter HUGH PRYSOR JONES Consultant OLE HANSEN (R) (e)

4.30 On Course
In the sixth of seven programmes CORINNE JULIUS and ANNA PERRY explore the world of education for mature people. (e)

5.0 The Future of Work
3: The Questions and the Womes (R) (e)

5.30 Not So Long Ago
Eight programmes about world history since 1945 presented by GEOFFREY STERN 5: Cuba
(First broadcast on BBC World Service) (e)


Reporter: Hugh Prysor
Unknown: Ole Hansen
Unknown: Corinne Julius
Unknown: Anna Perry
Presented By: Geoffrey Stern

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Fergus Keeling


Presented By: Fergus Keeling

: Down the River

(Details tomorrow at 11. Oam)

: News



Unknown: Laurie MacMillan

: A Sideways Look At ...

by Anthony Smith
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 9.45am)


Unknown: Anthony Smith

: Persuasion

3: Friendly Persuasion
Stereo (R) (Details on Friday 3. Opm)


Unknown: Jane Austen

: A Good Read

Brian Gear with Philip Norman and Hilary Spur ling


Unknown: Philip Norman
Unknown: Hilary Spur

: The Cross and the Crescent

A History of the Crusades
A series of eight programmes presented by Malcolm Billings 3: Navel of the World
Jerusalem fell to the First
Crusade on 15 July 1099. Soon, most of the crusaders, their sacred duty done. returned to the West, leaving only 300
Christian knights to hold the new settlement of Jerusalem. Series consultant PROFESSOR


Presented By: Malcolm Billings
Unknown: Jonathan Rileysmith
Producer: Christopher Stone

: A Lexicon of Laughter

Richard Anthony Baker uncovers the unrestrained uproariousness of MRS SHUFFLEWICK. BEATRICE ULLIE PETER SELLERS and others.
Producer ALAN OWEN. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Richard Anthony Baker
Unknown: Beatrice Ullie
Producer: Alan Owen.

: A Splendid Discipline

A series of five programmes which traces the development of music within the cinema. 2: Spellbound in Darkness
The days of the early cinema Written and introduced by Diane Shelley
BBC Manchester. Stereo (R)


Introduced By: Diane Shelley
Producer: Peter Pilseam

: News

: Darlings of the Theatre

I saw Tennyson in his carriage outside a jeweller 's shop in Bond Street. 'How very nice you look in daytime, he said. 'Not like an actress! ' I disclaimed my singularity and said I thought actresses looked very nice in the daytime. ELLEN TERRY In a series of three programmes Liz Holmes looks at the changing role of the actress on the British stage over the last century.
1: A Knack of Pleasing with Wendy HiUer as Ellen Terry
Barbara Leigh-Hunt as Mrs Patrick Campbell Sian Phillips as Elizabeth Robins and Denys Hawthorne as Bernard Shaw
Producer JOHN KNIGHT BBCBristol. Stereo
0 HEAR THIS! page 15


Unknown: Ellen Terry
Unknown: Liz Holmes
Unknown: Wendy Hiuer
Unknown: Ellen Terry
Unknown: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Unknown: Mrs Patrick Campbell
Unknown: Sian Phillips
Unknown: Elizabeth Robins
Unknown: Denys Hawthorne
Unknown: Bernard Shaw
Producer: John Knight

: Seeds of Faith

Seeking the Kingdom
The second programme in a short series on Christian communities Some Christians choose to seek the kingdom outside traditional church structures.
Tonight The Rev
Bill Armstrong introduces the Aintree Parish Church
Community Association in Liverpool.
Researcher RACHEL CASE Producer JULIA BROSNAN BBC Manchester. Stereo


Introduces: Bill Armstrong
Producer: Julia Brosnan

: John Morgan on the Family

In the second in a series of talks, John Morgan wonders why the family remains such a popular and enduring way of life. Producer JULIAN COLES (R)


Unknown: John Morgan
Producer: Julian Coles

: Farrell's Travels

The first part of Nigel Farrell 's exhaustive 12-month tour of Britain in search of the extraordinary side of ordinary British life.
Any resemblance to material first broadcast on Radio 4's Loose Ends is entirely coincidental!


Unknown: Nigel Farrell
Producer: Catherine Mahoney

: *am News

followed by an interlude

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