A selection of seasonal music Producer DAVID BELLINGER BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo
A selection of hymns and music with Jack Hywel-Davies including Bells on Sunday from St Alphege's, Solihull, West Midlands. Stereo
with David Richardson
Producer ANN-MARIE CLIFFORD BBC Pebble Mill
Religious news and views with Clive Jacobs and Ted Harrison
Researcher ALISON BOGLE Editors DAVID COOMES and BEVERLEY MC AINSH including at 8.00 News
speaks, for the Week's Good Cause, about how 25,000 inner-city youngsters benefit each week by being members of clubs affiliated to one of London's oldest voluntary youth organisations.
Donations to: London Federation of Boys ' Clubs, [address removed]
Credit cards: phone [number removed]
by Alistair Cooke
from the Parish Church of St John with St James, Woodley, Reading
Parish Communion Rite A Hymns: Come, thou long-expected Jesus (AMNs 31); 0 breath of God (Anglican Hymnal 298); In the bleak mid-winter (AMNS 42);
Tell out, my soul (AMNS 422)
Readings: Revelation 21, vv 1-7; Matthew 1, vv 18-24
Celebrant and Preacher The Rev John Congdon
Director of music MARTIN ADAMS Organist MARY CONGDON
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Directed and produced by LIZ RIGBEY BBC Pebble Mill
Presented by Polly Toynbee Producer JAMES LEATON GRAY
Presented by Margaret Howard Stereo (Revised re-broadcast of last Friday's programme)
Victoria Wood in conversation with Michael Parkinson.
Programme created by ROY PLOMLEY Producer RAY ABBOTT. Stereo (R)
Presented by John Sergeant EditorMARTIN COX
(Details on Wednesday at 10. 00am)
by CHRISTOPHER FRY
(in celebration of his 80th birthday)
We're here this morning to watch
The sun annulled and renewed, and to sit affectionately
Over the year's dilapidation. 'Mellow'
Is the keynote of the hour.
Directed by JANE MORGAN. Stereo (R)
the Duke of Altair:
Capt Fox Reddleman:
by RAYMUND FITZSIMONS with Joss Ackland as Charles Dickens
It is 1869. Dickens is on a farewell reading tour of Britain, and has returned to his house at Gad's Hill for the weekend. Though a sick man, he has chosen to add to his repertoire the murder of Nancy by Bill Sikes from Oliver Twist. He sits alone in his study rehearsing this most violent and demanding of all his readings. Music arranged and performed by GEORGE AND ISOBEL DEACON Producer JOHN KNIGHT BBC Bristol (R)
In the final part of his series, Martin Wainwright portrays The Rev Miles Moss.
Vicar of an enormous Anglican parish in the Amazon, he used the church graveyard as a breeding ground for butterflies. Producer JENNY HARGREAVES (R)
(Details tomorrow at 11. 00am)
With BRYAN MARTIN
A selection of music and readings for Christmas with the London Bach Society conducted by PAUL STEINITZ
Introduced by William Carr Readers PRUNELLA SCALES and PAUL DANEMAN
Organists TIMOTHY DEAN and TERRY MCNAMARA
Producer JAMES WHITBOURN. Stereo (Given last Thursday in St James's Church, Piccadilly, London)
by Brandon Thomas, adapted by David Buck.
Jack and Charley, students of St Olde's College, Oxford, in 1892, are hopelessly in love with Kitty and Amy. The problem - how to get a moment alone with the girls to declare their undying passion.
Will the imminent arrival of Charley's Brazilian aunt provide a solution?
A BBC World Service Drama production
Lord Fancourt Babberley:
Sir Francis Chesney:
Donna Lucia d'Alvadorez:
Presented by Nigel Forde
Why has a little plastic building brick been able to capture the imagination of so many children throughout the world? Brian Sibley visits Billund in Denmark to trace the history of Lego, one of the most successful children's toys in the 20th century.
Producer JOHN FORREST. Stereo
Dear Wife, it is with sorrow that I have to acquaint you that this day I received the hard sentence of seven years transportation beyond the seas.
In 1812 Thomas Holden, a Bolton weaver, was sentenced at Lancaster Assizes for unlawful assembly and swearing illegal oaths.
With the help of his letters,
Monica Gough tells the story of his transportation to Australia. With John Basham as Thomas Holden Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
Presented by Fergus Keeling
Jeremy Siepmann traces the Bowl's colourful history.
The last of the present series reporting on political issues from a local viewpoint Producer MARGARET HILL
The Rt Rev Cyril Bowles with a seasonal reflection 2: When You Became
Man Christ 's presence is to be found not only in the back streets of Bethlehem but also among those who suffer today. Reader ALAN SYKES
Followed by music for the Nativity
Producer NORMAN WINTER BBC Manchester. Stereo