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: News Briefing

: Prelude

Producer DAVID BELUNGER BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo

: Morning Has Broken

Introduced by Jack Hywel-Davies including Bells on Sunday from All Saints' Church, Kingston Seymour, Avon Stereo


Introduced By: Jack Hywel-Davies

: Open University

7.00 Why Study the State?
7.20 17th-Century England: Women
7.40 Education: Aims for Good Practice

: News

7.10 L W Sunday Papers

: The Local Network

Reporters Neil Walker and David Clayton visit people living in fear of the sea.... as it threatens their homes and communities.


Reporters: Neil Walker
Reporters: David Clayton

: Sunday

with Jill Cochrane and Trevor Barnes
Producer ANDREW GREEN Editor DAVID COOMES including at 8.00 News
8.10 Sunday Papers


Unknown: Jill Cochrane
Unknown: Trevor Barnes

: Rabbi Lionel Blue

asks for your help in the Week's Good Cause when he discusses how those with disabilities can find answers to their daily living problems. Donations to:
Disabled Living Foundation [address removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from Dunlop Parish Church, Ayrshire led by THE REV JACK ROBERTSON Readings (GNB); I John 4, w 14-21; John 11, w 47-50, v 53 Hymns (CH3): Tell me the old, old story (132); 0 worship the King (35); Praise to the Holiest (238); Praise ye the Lord (640) Organist SADIE REID
Conductor GEORGE BELL BBC Scotland


Unknown: Jack Robertson
Conductor: George Bell

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Producer LIZ RIGBEY. BBC Pebble Mill 'Songs of Praise ' visits Ambridge tonight at 6. 35pm, BBC1


Editor: Anthony Parkin
Producer: Liz Rigbey.

: News Stand

Presented by Paul Barker Producer DENNIS SEWELL


Presented By: Paul Barker
Producer: Dennis Sewell

: Pick of the Week

Presented by Margaret Howard Stereo 0 HEAR THIS! page 20


Presented By: Margaret Howard

: Desert Island Discs

William Davis 's colourful career has involved the varied occupations of author, columnist, broadcaster, financial editor and former editor of Punch magazine.
He has also owned homes on two islands and reveals to
Michael Parkinson that being cast away with eight favourite records to a desert island would be ideal for him.
Programme created by ROY PLOMLEY
Producer ray ABBOTT. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 9.05am)


Unknown: William Davis
Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Producer: Ray Abbott.

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough Editor MARTIN COX


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Martin Cox

: Gardeners' Question Time

(Details on Wednesday at 10.00am)

: Australia

A 13-part series
4: A New Beginning
. In 1808 Governor Bligh was deposed and Colonel Macquarie of the Indian Army was sent out to restore order to the colony. In spite of opposition from MacArthur of the notorious 'Rum Corps' and Samuel Marsden , the 'flogging parson', Macquarie gained the trust of both settlers and freed convicts. Narrator NICK ENRIGHT
(BBC Radiophonic Workshop) Technical presentation
Directed by SHAUN MACLOUGHUN BBC Bristol. Stereo


Unknown: Samuel Marsden
Unknown: Geoffrey Blainey.
Unknown: Manning Clark
Unknown: Humphrey McQueen
Script By: Mike Walker
Music By: Elizabeth Parker
Unknown: Andrew Lawrence.
Unknown: Iain Hunter
Unknown: Helen Thomas
Unknown: Researcher Rebecca Curtis
Directed By: Shaun MacLoughun
Governor Macquarie: Leonard Maguire
MacArthur: Bill Paterson
The Rev Marsden: Sean Barrett
Joseph Holt: Alan Barry
Mrs Macquarie: Sandra Clark
Gore: Eric Allan
BiggS: George Parsons
Bennett: Trevor Nichols
Settler: Ronald Herdman
COX: Richard Durden
Woman settler: Eva Haddon

: Origins

The Great Cathedrals of Britain In a series of six programmes, Malcolm Billings and Tim Tatton-Brown tell the story of the development of British Cathedrals from the time of St Augustine in 597 until the Reformation.
5: Reformation and Destruction Producer JOHN KNIGHT. BBC Bristol (Re-broadcast on Wednesday 9.15pm)


Unknown: Malcolm Billings
Unknown: Tim Tatton-Brown
Producer: John Knight.

: Options

4.00 American Authors Presented by BEL MOONEY 3: Sylvia Plath (1932-63) Born in Boston, she suffered from a form of manic depression which her poetry evokes with chilling accuracy. Readings by LOU HIRSCH (R) (e)
4.30 Education Matters With MAUREEN O'CONNOR (e)
5.00 New Series Get By in Japanese A new six-part introduction to everyday spoken Japanese. Presented by MASAE MARR and TAKEYOSM KAWASHIMA 1: On Arrival in Tokyo The language you need going through customs; getting to the city and arriving at your hotel. Course writer CHIHOKO MORAN Series producer FRANK WARWICK (e) 0 INFO: page 77
5.30 Espana Viva A 15-part Spanish course Introduced by YOLANDA VÁZQUEZ, With SALVADOR ORTIZ CARBONERES and his students 11: / Buen viaje! Travelling on public transport (e) (Extended re-broadcast next Saturday) Join SABINE MICHAEL , PETER SAHLA and people in Bonn, who today are talking about the media. Written by IRIS SPRANKLING (e)


Presented By: Bel Mooney
Presented By: Sylvia Plath
Unknown: Lou Hirsch
Unknown: Maureen O'Connor
Presented By: Masae Marr
Unknown: Takeyosm Kawashima
Unknown: Chihoko Moran
Producer: Frank Warwick
Unknown: Salvador Ortiz Carboneres
Unknown: Sabine Michael
Unknown: Peter Sahla
Written By: Iris Sprankling

: Our Green Survival Kit?

At the turn of the century, 80 per cent of all medicines came from plants. Has 'green medicine', now been overtaken by synthetic drugs?
(Detailson Tuesday at 8.30pm)

: Timpson's England

In this six-part series, John Timpson takes a wry look at this green and pleasant land. 3: Wondrous Waterways
Early bridges were built to be lived on as well as to be crossed. They were lined with shops, houses and booths. Some had chapels, and one in Northumberland went one better with a marriage house, where runaway couples could marry without going through the usual preliminaries.
(Re-broadcast Friday 11.47am L W)


Unknown: John Timpson
Producer: Marjorie Lofthouse

: Down Your Way

Mary Peters visits Belfast.
(Details tomorrow at 11.00am LW)


Unknown: Mary Peters

: News



Unknown: Pauune Bushnell

: Feedback

In the last of the present series, Christopher Dunkley airs your comments on the BBC.


Unknown: Christopher Dunkley

: The Maestro

Jeremy Siepmann takes an occasionally jaundiced look at the history of conducting. 5: Man and Superman Spontini and Wagner raise egotism to new heights, and genius triumphs over talent. Readers JOHN WESTBROOK and HUGH DICKSON
Producer RAY ABBOTT Stereo (R) revised


Unknown: Jeremy Siepmann
Unknown: Superman Spontini
Readers: John Westbrook
Readers: Hugh Dickson
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Fear on 4

7: By the River, Fontainebleau by STEPHEN GALLAGHER. Stereo (Details on Wednesday at 6.30pm)


Unknown: Stephen Gallagher.

: Bookshelf

Nigel Forde talks to publisher and children's writer,
Robert McCrum.


Talks: Nigel Forde
Unknown: Robert McCrum.

: Straight from the Heart

On St Valentine's Day,
Roger McGough unties the ribbons on a bundle of love letters and reflects on the most intimate feelings of the famous - Napoleon and Josephine,
Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald - and the unknown - a prisoner of war writing home to his girlfriend, a young schoolgirl in love for the first time.
Readings by Hannah Gordon and Peter Egan
0 WODDIS ON: page 81


Unknown: Roger McGough
Unknown: Zelda Fitzgerald
Unknown: Hannah Gordon
Unknown: Peter Egan
Producer: Alexandra Fraser

: Vietnam Remembered

Between 1968 and 1970, Roger Martin was political officer in the British Embassy in Saigon. In his second talk, he recalls the District Chief of Due Tho, Major Duyet. (R)


Unknown: Roger Martin

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Fergus Keeling


Presented By: Fergus Keeling

: News

: The Year of Dreams

A six-part review of 1968 4: Wake Up, Sister!
With Betty Friedan ,
Gloria Steinem , Katharine Whitehorn , Jill Tweedie and many of the 'angry young women' who started the women's movement. Presented by Margaret Walters


Unknown: Betty Friedan
Unknown: Gloria Steinem
Unknown: Katharine Whitehorn
Unknown: Jill Tweedie
Presented By: Margaret Walters

: In Committee

Presented by Peter Hill


Presented By: Peter Hill
Producer: James Leaton Gray

: Seeds of Faith

Words and music for Sunday night
God's Strugglers
John Rackley concludes his reflections on the writings of modern men of faith looking at the poetry ofR.S. Thomas, the Welsh poet who seeks to find a form of religion which can help modern society.
Producer JUUA WILLS. BBC Bristol


Unknown: John Rackley

: 'amNews

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