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: News Briefing

: Prelude

A selection of music
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's Church, Brinkley, Suffolk Stereo


Introduced By: Jack Hywel-Davies

: Open University

7.00 Maths Foundation Tutorial
7.20 Social Science and Common Sense
7.40 Communication and Education

: News

7.10 L W Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

A breakfast conversation introduced by David Richardson


Introduced By: David Richardson
Producer: Ann-Marie Clifford

: Sunday

Religious news and views from home and abroad with Clive Jacobs and Ted Harrison
VHFjFM joins at 8.00am including at 8.00 News
8.10 Sunday Papers


Unknown: Clive Jacobs
Unknown: Ted Harrison
Producers: Ernest Rae
Unknown: Julia Wills
Editor: Beverley McAinsh

: David Jacobs

talks, for the Week's Good Cause, about a home which for over 70 years has been a haven for severely disabled ex-servicemen and women, regardless of rank. Donations to:
Royal Star and Garter Home, [address removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from Christ Church Methodist Church. Addiscombe, Croydon, Surrey conducted by the Minister THE REV ALAN CLARK
Hymns (Hymns and Psalms): Alleluia, alleluia (250); Angel voices ever singing (484); What a friend we have in Jesus (559); Love divine (267)
Readings (GNB): I Kings 3, vv 4-14; James 1, vv 2-5; Matthew 7, vv 7-11


Unknown: Alan Clark
Pianist: Simon Morecroft

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Directed and produced by LIZ RIGBEY BBC Pebble Mill


Editor: Anthony Parkin
Produced By: Liz Rigbey

: News Stand

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


Unknown: Martin Wainwright
Producer: Sam Collyns

: Pick of the Week

Miles Kington presents his selection of extracts from BBC radio and television programmes.
Stereo (Revised re-broadcast of last Friday programme)

: Desert Island Discs

Peter West is one of Britain's most versatile broadcasters.
His television career has ranged from Come Dancing to specialist sports, particularly cricket.
In conversation with Michael Parkinson , he looks back on his career in broadcasting and journalism and, in choosing his records to take to the mythical island, reveals a catholic taste in music.
Programme created by ROY PLOMLEY Producer RAY ABBOTT Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 9.0.5am)


Unknown: Peter West
Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Producer: Ray Abbott

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented byGordon dough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Gordon Dough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

(Details on Wednesday at 10. 00am)

: Globe Theatre

The second of six plays from around the world which, through simultaneous transmission by Radio 4 and BBC World Service, can be shared by the largest available English-speaking audience.
This week, from South America: Payment as Pledged by the Brazilian playwright Alfredo Dias Gomes translated by Oscar Fernandez adapted by Denys Hawthorne and Walter Acosta
A peasant is determined to fulfill a religious promise but the priest denies him entrance to the church.
A BBC World Service/Radio 4 production


Writer: Alfredo Dias Gomes
Translator: Oscar Fernandez
Adaptor: Denys Hawthorne
Adaptor: Walter Acosta
Director: Walter Acosta
Joe Burro: James Aubrey
Rosa: Susanna Dawson
The Priest: John Moffatt
Pretty boy: Jonathan Oliver
Marli: Deborah Makepeace
Auntie: Sheila Grant
Dede: Stuart Organ
Pepe: Manning Wilson
Reporter: Richard Derrington
Policeman: Peter Wickham
Religious woman: Sheila Walker
Master Coca: David Sinclair
Monsignor: Denys Hawthorne
Police agent: Colin Starkey
Carijo: Robert Woolley
Commissioner/sexton: Nigel Graham

: Enterprise

Marjorie Lofthouse visits the last often small businesses featured in the 1987 Enterprise series.
Net- Tex Agricultural Ltd
Donald Yates gave up his job as a supermarket manager to set up a company making sheep-related products for farmers. An odd change in career - but a very successful one! Producer JULIA PARKER BBC Pebble Mill
(Re-broadcast Thursday 11.30pm L W) ('Enterprise Winners' on Friday at
11.00am LW)


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse
Unknown: Donald Yates
Producer: Julia Parker

: Options

4.00 Global Village 3: The Wired Society PETER GOODWIN examines how a phone and a computer put the world at your fingertips. (R)(e)
4.30 Education Matters on the Road SUSAN MARLING introduces discussions from schools around the United Kingdom. 3: Belfast Northern Ireland has a selective system of secondary education with testing at 11 plus - a relic of the past or a model for the future? This is one of the topics explored by teachers, administrators and parents who join PROFESSOR TED WRAGG and local experts at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution. Researcher BEATRICE RUBENS (e)
5.30 The Angry Decade Six programmes in which MICHAEL BARBER looks back to the new generation of writers who made such an impact in, and upon, the 1950s.
1: New Men, New Style The so-called 'Angry Young Men' - Amis, Wain, Osborne and others - muscled their way into an elitist literary scene that had hardly shifted its centre of gravity since the 1920s. Reader MARTIN JARVIS Producer GORDON HUTCHINGS (R) (e)


Unknown: Peter Goodwin
Unknown: Professor Ted Wragg
Unknown: Beatrice Rubens
Unknown: Michael Barber
Reader: Martin Jarvis
Producer: Gordon Hutchings

: The Natural History Programme

Fergus Keeling talks to anthropologist Richard Leakey about wildlife in Kenya.


Talks: Fergus Keeling
Unknown: Richard Leakey

: Down Your Way

In the Glasgow suburb of Mount Florida, sight of the 'steamie' in his old backyard puts weatherman Ian McCaskill in mind of chilly wartime Mondays warming his 'wee bum' against the washday copper.
Meanwhile, the city fathers await his professional verdict on their newest tourist attraction - an 'all-weather' Garden Festival designed to beat the droughts of Liverpool and the downpours of Stoke. BBC Bristol
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 11.00 am LW)


Speaker: Ian McCaskill
Producer: Jill Marshall

: News



Unknown: Brian Perkins

: More Wrestling than Dancing

with David Moreau 3: Mystery Tour
Producer PAMELA HOWE. BBC Bristol


Unknown: David Moreau
Producer: Pamela Howe.

: The Count of Monte Cristo

by ALEXANDRE DUMAS 5: The Dinner Party
Stereo (Details on Friday at 3.00pm)


Unknown: Alexandre Dumas

: A Good Read

Brian Gear with Michael Marshall , mp and Peter Tinniswood


Unknown: Michael Marshall
Unknown: Peter Tinniswood

: The Cross and the Crescent

A History of the Crusades Last of eight programmes presented by Malcolm Billings The Last Crusade
With the loss of Acre in 1291, crusading moved offshore. Its main base was Cyprus, although Rhodes (and, later,
Malta) was home to the Knights Hospitaller of St John, warrior-monks whose spirit lives on in organisations such as the St John's Ambulance Brigade. Series consultant
Book, same title, £9.95 paperback, £14. 95 hardback, from booksellers


Presented By: Malcolm Billings

: Politics of the Jungle

On the island of Borneo, the world's oldest tropical rainforest is under threat after 150 million years of existence. With reports from the Indonesian south of the island, where resettlement and development are destroying acres of forest, and from the Malaysian north, where native Indians are fighting for their forest's survival.
David Attenborough examines the politics which lie behind this destruction and that of other tropical forests around the world. He discusses his findings with some of the people most closely involved.
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Unknown: David Attenborough

: News

: You the Jury

The Able- Bodied Unemployed Should Workfor Their Benefits (Details Wednesday at 11.00am L W)

: Seeds of Faith

Ever Sacred
Michael Wakelin continues his three-part investigation which unearths the common roots of paganism and Christianity. 2: The Ordeal by Fire
How has paganism influenced the development of Christian belief and ritual?


Unknown: Michael Wakelin
Producer: Michael Workman

: Not National, Not Parks

Eric Robson travels through 5,000 square miles of National Park.


Unknown: Eric Robson

: -amNews

followed by an interlude

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