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: News Briefing

: 'am Prelude

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

: Morning Has Broken

A selection of hymns and music for Sunday morning introduced by Jack Hywel-Davies including Bells on Sunday from St Bartholomew the Great, Smithfield, London Stereo


Introduced By: Jack Hywel-Davies

: Open University

7.00 Adam Smith and the American Colonies
7.20 The Trials of Bunyan
7.40 The Rational Amusement


Unknown: Adam Smith

: News

7.10 LW Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Les Cottington takes breakfast with the Fernihough brothers on their 240-acre farm in Worcestershire, where the cattle have a diet of bread and chips.
Producer SUE SMITH BBC Pebble Mill

: Sunday

Religious news and views from home and overseas with Clive Jacobs and Ted Harrison
Producer NORMAN WINTER Editor DAVID COOMES BBC Manchester FM joins at 8.00 including at 8.00 News
8.10 Sunday Papers


Unknown: Clive Jacobs
Unknown: Ted Harrison
Producer: Norman Winter

: Pam Ayres

talks, for the Week's Good Cause, about Dowding House, a sheltered-housing project for the elderly and disabled ex-RAF personnel, now being set up in memory of Air Chief Marshal Lord Dowding.
Donations to: The RAF Association [address removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

A celebration of the Holy Mass from St Pius X Roman Catholic Church, London
Preacher BISHOP JOHN CROWLEY Readings: Joshua 24, vv 1-2, 15-18 (jb); John 6, vv 60-69 Psalm 33
Hymns (Hymns Old and New): We are gathering (584) Blest are you Lord (67) Lord Jesus Christ (326)
Give me joy in my heart (159)


Unknown: John Crowley

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Produced and directed by LIZ RIGBEY BBC Pebble Mill


Editor: Anthony Parkin
Directed By: Liz Rigbey

: News Stand

with Martin Wainwright Producer ELLIE UPDALE


Unknown: Martin Wainwright
Producer: Ellie Updale

: Pick of the Week

with Margaret Howard


Unknown: Margaret Howard

: Desert Island Discs

Lord Dacre of Glanton (the historian Hugh Trevor-Roper ) is despatched to the mythical island. In conversation with Sue Lawley, he chooses eight records to accompany him.
Programme created by ROY PLOMLEY Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 9. 05am)


Unknown: Hugh Trevor-Roper

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough Editor MARTIN cox


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Martin Cox

: The Gardening Quiz

Stereo (Details Wednesday 10.00am)

: Shining ... Shining....

by DAVID ASHTON with Cissy always has a good time down at the pub - when she's had a few she's game for a song. But cheap music certainly can be potent and some of Cissy's memories hurt.
Directed by JANE MORGAN. Stereo (R)


Unknown: David Ashton
Piano: Martin Goldstein
Directed By: Jane Morgan.
Cissy: Brenda Bruce

: Literary Walks

Helen Forrester takes
Christopher Somerville to places she remembers from her childhood in Liverpool, which form the background to her books Twopence to Cross the Mersey and Minerva's Stepchild.
Reader Anna Carteret Producer JUDE HOWELLS


Unknown: Helen Forrester
Reader: Anna Carteret
Producer: Jude Howells

: The Christian Centuries

4: The World in a Speck of Light This week, Brian Redhead explores the sixth century and meets a quiet man who, more than any other single figure of his time, shaped the medieval world - a man who was no economist and yet who dictated the economic framework of much of Europe for 1,000 years after his death. He is patron saint of Europe but was no politician and never set foot outside Europe.
His name was Benedict. His secret, which still influences the world today, lies in the identity of his usually misidentified twin sister and a vision of a sunbeam. Reader GARARD GREEN Researcher SARAH RUTTY
Series producer FRANCES GUMLEY
(Re-broadcast on Tuesday at 8. 00pm)


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Producer: Frances Gumley

: Victoria

A life of the queen in seven parts with Narrator Robert Powell and SEAN BARRETT ,
Compiled and written by RICHARD MULLEN and JAMES MUNSON Producers ALAN HAYDOCK and GILLIAN HUSH (R)


Narrator: Robert Powell
Narrator: Sean Barrett
Unknown: Donald Douglas
Unknown: Kate Lee
Unknown: Pauune Letts
Written By: Richard Mullen
Written By: James Munson
Producers: Alan Haydock
Queen Victoria: Anna Massey
Prince Albert: Paul Daneman

: Options

4.00 The Creating Eye In the last of six programmes, CORINNE JULIUS talks to architect RICHARD ROGERS , designer of the award-winning Pompidou Centre in Paris and Lloyds in London. Producer GORDON HUTCHINGS (e)
4.30 Boys Will Be Boys An appreciation of SIMON RAVEN , the novelist, essayist and dramatist who began writing out of necessity 30 years ago. Presented by MICHAEL BARBER Producer GORDON HUTCHINGS (R) (e)
5.00 Not So Long Ago Series II The last of eight programmes about modern world history presented, with the help of authentic archive recordings, by GEOFFREY STERN. Allende's Chile, 1970-3 Producer DAVII) ROGERS (First broadcast on BBC World Service) (e)
5.30 Euromagazine The last of 13 topical reports from Europe. Français Le Paris de Hemingway, comment était-il? MONIQUE HAYAT en conversation avec PROFESSEUR JACQUES DARRAS au sujet de I'attrait de Paris pour les écrivains américains. Realise par MERILYN HARRIS (e)


Talks: Corinne Julius
Unknown: Richard Rogers
Producer: Gordon Hutchings
Unknown: Simon Raven
Presented By: Michael Barber
Producer: Gordon Hutchings
Unknown: Geoffrey Stern.
Unknown: Monique Hayat
Unknown: Professeur Jacques Darras

: Remembrance of Gigs Past

Early Retirement, and After
In the third of five programmes, Roy Fisher riffles through his early experiences as a jazz pianist.
(Re-broadcast on Wednesday at 11.47am)


Unknown: Roy Fisher

: Down the River Tay

(Details tomorrow at 11.00am)

: News



Unknown: David Symonds

: Feedback

with Chris Dunkley


Unknown: Chris Dunkley

: A Good Read

Brian Gear with Sue Limb and Stephen Pile.


Unknown: Stephen Pile.

: Actors' Workshop

with Sheila Hancock
Four programmes in which
Sheila and Guildhall students Xanthe Gresham and Peter Wingfield explore the craft of the actor. 1: Voice with Cicely Berry ,
Voice Coach to the Royal Shakespeare Company. Producer MERILYN HARRIS (R) revised (e)


Unknown: Sheila Hancock
Unknown: Peter Wingfield
Unknown: Cicely Berry
Producer: Merilyn Harris

: Enterprise

with Marjorie Lofthouse 7: Stones Restaurant
Archaeologists Michael Pitts and Hilary Howard , disillusioned with their profession and disgusted by the lack of imaginative cuisine, decided they had their own recipe for success. Producers LUCY LUNT and ROSIE GREENHAM. BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse
Unknown: Michael Pitts
Unknown: Hilary Howard
Unknown: Rosie Greenham.

: Soundings

Tourism - Enrichment or Exploitation?
Does tourism bring much-needed revenue to Third World countries or does it exploit cultures and unsettle indigenous communities?
How do cathedrals and places of pilgrimage maintain their identity and integrity?
Are tourists destroying the very places they have come to see? Ted Harrison investigates. Producer juu WILLS Editor DAVID COOMES


Unknown: Ted Harrison

: The Village

The people of Castle Carrock in Cumbria with David Bean. 4: Honey and Jerusalem Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester (R)


Unknown: David Bean.

: The Natural History Programme

Fergus Keeling talks to conservationists about New Zealand's wildlife.


Talks: Fergus Keeling

: News

: A Superstar's Superstar

John Burrows talks to aspiring Jeevesesofthe80s. With DOUGLAS CLIENT


Talks: John Burrows
Unknown: Martin Connolly
Unknown: Andrew Hastings.
Unknown: Robert Klinge
Unknown: Sharon Poste.
Unknown: Ivor Spencer
Unknown: Julian Stewart

: Travellers' Tales

Five programmes presented by Jeremy Siepmann 3: Weber in London with Producer RAY ABBOTT . Stereo (R)


Presented By: Jeremy Siepmann
Producer: Ray Abbott
Weber: Benjamin Whitrow

: Seeds of Faith

Celluloid Parables
The third of four meditations with The Rev Graham Corneck Producer RONALD FARROW. Stereo


Unknown: Graham Corneck
Producer: Ronald Farrow.

: *am News

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