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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

A selection of music
Producer DAVID BELLINGER BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo


Producer: David Bellinger

: Morning Has Broken

with Jack Hywel-Davies including Bells on Sunday from the Parish Church of St John the Baptist, Burford, Oxfordshire. Stereo


Unknown: Jack Hywel-Davies

: News

7.10 L W Sunday Papers

: Open University

7.00 Rousseau v the Enlightenment
7.20 17th-Century England: Hobbes
7.40 Art and Illusion

: The Living World

The Fair Isle
Set halfway between Orkney and Shetland, Fair Isle boasts not only one of Britain's newest gannet colonies, many bird rarities and alpine plants, but also a thriving crofting community and a bird observatory.
Presented by Michael Scott Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol


Presented By: Michael Scott
Producer: John Harrison

: Sunday

with Ted Harrison and Trevor Barnes
Producer ANDREW GREEN Editor BEVERLEY MCAINSH FM joins at 8.00 including at 8.00 News
8.10 Sunday Papers


Unknown: Ted Harrison
Unknown: Trevor Barnes
Editor: Beverley McAinsh

: Sir Richard Attenborough

talks, for the Week's Good
Cause, about an organisation which, in ten years, has supplied over 100,000 cars to disabled people.
Donations to: Motability, [address removed]
Credit card donations (Visa only): [number removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

for the Sunday after the Ascension from All Souls, Langham Place. London led by the Rector,
Hymns: Crown him with many crowns (HFTC 174); Psalm 24: This earth belongs to God (cfw 584); Then I saw a new heaven and earth (Psalm
Praise 43); Rejoice the Lord is King (HFTC 180); Love divine all loves excelling (HFTC 217) Readings: Isaiah 6; Revelation 12
Soloist ELISABETH CROCKER Director of Music


Soloist: Elisabeth Crocker

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Producer LIZ RIGBEY. BBC Pebble Mill


Editor: Anthony Parkin
Directed By: Vanessa Whitburn
Producer: Liz Rigbey.

: News Stand

Presented by Paul Barker Producer ELLIE UPDALE


Presented By: Paul Barker
Producer: Ellie Updale

: Pick of the Week

with Margaret Howard
Stereo (Revised re-broadcast of Friday 's programme)


Unknown: Margaret Howard

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway this week is the comedy actor Rowan Atkinson, who features in the Blackadder saga; an episode from the series was the BBC's entry for this year's Golden Rose at the Montreux Television Festival.
Programme created by ROY PLOMLEY
Producer RAY ABBOTT. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 9.05am)


Unknown: Rowan Atkinson
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

(Detailson Wednesday at 10.00am)

: Joe

by Derrick Geer
With John Alderton as David and Alistair White as Joe

While his mother visits his father in America to finalise their divorce, Joe is sent to stay with Uncle David in a Welsh coastal village. For both of them it becomes an unforgettable experience.
(Stereo) (R)


Writer: Derrick Geer
Director: Stuart Owen
David: John Alderton
Joe: Alistair White
Narrator/Alan: Colin Stinton
Wendy: Julie Berry
Jack: David Goodland
Edna: Jennifer Piercey
Bethan: Deborah Makepeace
Jim/Frank: Dorien Thomas
Charlie: Aubrey Richards

: Revolutions in Sound

Six programmes in which Robin Ray celebrates the centenary of the gramophone. 4: Closer to Perfection
The search for excellence in recording, from the first scratchy sounds to solid state memory.
Hi-fi enthusiasts very often like to play with the equipment.... they put up with the music
Producer JEFF LINK
BBC North East. Stereo
(Re-broadcast Tuesday 8. 00pm)


Unknown: Robin Ray

: Cadavers at Our House

A group of New England crime writers meet.
(Details on Tuesday at 8. 30pm)

: Options

4.00 Dealing with Drugs The last of six programmes presented by PETER EVANS Relapse and 'Recovery' Series consultant ANNAS DIXON Producers LYNNE R. JONES and CHRISTOPHER STONE (R) (e)
4.30 On Course Last of six programmes, with CORINNE JULIUS and ANNA PERRY Producer GORDON HUTCHINGS (e)
5.00 Modern European Authors A series of seven programmes 1: Simone de Beauvoir An assessment by RONALD HAYMAN Readings by PRUNELLA SCALES and JOHN FORBES-ROBERTSON Producer NICOLE CHURCH (R) (e)
5.30 Language Extra Nine programmes on language 8: Impressionists Why do we laugh at impressionists? What does it tell us about language, voice and personality? How do they imitate people's voices? FRANCIS HALLAWELL asks PETER goodwright how he does it. (e)
5.45 Ganz spontan! Third-stage German in 20 parts 19: Ich hab'was irrsinnig Schones bekommen (1) with SABINE and PETER Script by IRIS SPRANKLING (e)


Presented By: Peter Evans
Unknown: Annas Dixon
Producers: Lynne R. Jones
Unknown: Corinne Julius
Producer: Gordon Hutchings
Unknown: Ronald Hayman
Unknown: Prunella Scales
Unknown: John Forbes-Robertson
Producer: Nicole Church
Unknown: Francis Hallawell
Script By: Iris Sprankling

: Taking Stock

Five forays beyond the farm gate with Phil Smith 1: It's a Pig's Life
Compiled by PHIL SMITH Producer LIZ JENSEN BBC Pebble Mill (R)


Unknown: Phil Smith
Unknown: Phil Smith
Producer: Liz Jensen

: Down Your Way

Peter Skellern visits Ide Hill in Kent
(Details tomorrow at 11. 00am L W)
0 HEAR THIS! page 24


Unknown: Peter Skellern
Unknown: Ide Hill

: News



Unknown: Peter Jefferson

: Feedback

with Chris Dunkley


Unknown: Chris Dunkley

: The Best of Times

- the Worst of Times
A seven-part series compiled by MICHAEL BAKEWELL with 5: A Vague Unhappy Loss of Something
'The spring does not seem to fly back directly as it always did when I put my work aside.
Hypochondriacal whisperings tell me I am rather overworked.'
Other parts played by GWEN CHERRELL. SIMON CUFF
Directed by ROSEMARY HART. Stereo


Unknown: Michael Bakewell
Played By: Gwen Cherrell.
Played By: Simon Cuff
Played By: Alan Dudley.
Unknown: Elizabeth Lindsay
Unknown: Richard Tate
Unknown: Stephen Tompkinson
Unknown: Melissa Bakewell
Directed By: Rosemary Hart.
Charles Dickens: Martin Jarvis
John Forster/Narrator: Paul Daneman
Macready: Harold Innocent
Miss Flite: Patricia Hayes
Georgina Hogarth: Rosalind Ayres
YateS: Peter Marinker
Thackeray: Anthony Jackson
Kate Perugini: Zelah Clarke
Scrooge: Garard Green
Jane Carlyle: Eva Stuart
Amy Dorrit: Polly James
De La Rue: Arnold Diamond
Dombey: Anthony Jackson
Martha: Caroline Gruber
Whiffter: John Baddeley
Rose Maylie: Victoria Carling

: Musical Landscapes

A series ofsevenprogrammes introduced by David Willmott 5: Coastlines and SeascapesStereo records


Introduced By: David Willmott

: Bookshelf

Presented by Nigel Forde


Presented By: Nigel Forde

: A Word in Edgeways

Brian Redhead invites Peter Ackroyd , Dr Diane Collinson and Professor Richard Gregory to join him in conversation. The theme is 'originality'. Producer MAGGIE REDFERN BBC Manchester
0 HEAR THIS! page 24


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Peter Ackroyd
Unknown: Dr Diane Collinson
Unknown: Professor Richard Gregory

: Time to Talk

In the first of four programmes, Harry Soan reflects on 40 years as an occasional broadcaster. BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Harry Soan

: The Natural History Programme

Streams in the Desert
For 40 years Israel has battled against the desert, pushing it back by exploiting every source of water. Large areas are green and productive - but at a cost. Jeremy Cherfas reports.
0 FEATURE: page 14


Unknown: Jeremy Cherfas

: News

: The Twice-Promised Land

A File on 4 special series
Three programmes about ideals and reality in Israel.
Forty years ago, the State of Israel was proclaimed and was immediately attacked by its Arab neighbours. What gave Israel the strength to survive? 1: Never Again
Tudor Parfitt describes the transformation of the Jewish outlook, from the agony of the holocaust, to the victory of a nation under arms, within three years of the end of the Second World War.
0 FEATURE: page 14


Unknown: Tudor Parfitt

: In Committee



Producer: Peter Robins

: Seeds of Faith

Words and music for Sunday The Courage to Fail
In the first of three talks,
Sylvia Sands reflects on her experience as an evangelist working with young people on the streets of London. Producer BERT TOSH
BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: Sylvia Sands

: 'am News

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