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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

Producer DAVID BELLINGER BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo


Producer: David Bellinger

: Morning Has Broken

by Jack Hywel-Davies including Bells on Sunday from St Columb's Cathedral, Londonderry. Stereo


Unknown: Jack Hywel-Davies

: Open University

7.00 Servants, Masters and the Enlightenment
7.20 Social Science and Common Sense
7.40 The Gospels as History

: News

7.10 WSunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Les Cottington takes breakfast with Phil and Kate Gladwin , who run a pig and sheep enterprise in Essex.
Producer SUE SMITH . BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Kate Gladwin
Producer: Sue Smith

: Sunday

with Clive Jacobs and Andrew Green
Producer AMANDA HANCOX Editor BEVERLEY MCAINSH FM joins at 8.00 including at 8.00 News
8.10 Sunday Papers


Unknown: Clive Jacobs
Unknown: Andrew Green
Producer: Amanda Hancox
Editor: Beverley McAinsh

: Richard Baker

speaks, for the Week's Good Cause, about Salisbury
Cathedral's spire (England's tallest), its tower and the West Front, all needing urgent repair.
Donations to. Salisbury Spire Trust, [address removed]


Unknown: Wren Hall

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from St Margaret's Episcopal Church, Glasgow
Preacher and celebrant THE REV NORMAN PARKES , assisted by THE REV KENNETH GIBSON
Readings: 1 Peter 4, w 7-11 (NEB); Matthew 25, w 14-30 (JB)
Hymns (HAM): 0 worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness! (77); When I survey the wondrous cross (108); Teach me, my God and King (337); 0 Jesus, I have promised (331)


Unknown: Norman Parkes
Unknown: Kenneth Gibson
Organist: Nimmo Davidson
Conductor: David Bayne

: 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

David Walker explores the wealth of reporting and opinion found in Britain's periodicals. Producer ELLIE UPDALE


Unknown: David Walker
Producer: Ellie Updale

: Pick of the Week

Margaret Howard presents her selection of extracts from BBC radio and television programmes.


Unknown: Margaret Howard

: Desert Island Discs: Trevor Huddleston

Sue Lawley's castaway this week is The Most Rev Trevor Huddleston.


Producer: Olivia Seligman
Programme created by: Roy Plomley
Presenter: Sue Lawley
Castaway: Bishop Trevor Huddleston

: The World This Weekend

Presented by Gordon Clough Editor MARTIN COX


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Martin Cox

: Gardeners' Question Time

DR STEFAN BUCZACKI. FRED DOWNHAM and SUE PHILLIPS visit Drefach Velindre and District
Gardening Club in Dyfed Chairman CLAY JONES Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki.
Producer: Diana Stenson

: Wonderful Land

For Karen , Esperanto lessons don't add the sparkle to their life that Philip had hoped for.
Original music and lyrics by DAVID STAFFORD , performed by him with STEPHEN WARBECK and MARK DOFFMAN
Directed by ANNETTE OGDEN. Stereo (R)


Unknown: David Stafford
Unknown: For Karen
Unknown: David Stafford
Unknown: Stephen Warbeck
Unknown: Mark Doffman
Directed By: Annette Ogden.
Karen: Brenda Blethyn
Philip: Nigel Anthony
Barry: Andy De La Tour
Sarah: Caroline Gruber
Mark: Stephen Rashbrook
Peter: Steve Hodson

: in Keeping with Tradition

Keith Allan meets
David Denholm , senior keeper in the Grainger Market , Newcastle upon Tyne. Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester (R)


Unknown: Keith Allan
Unknown: David Denholm
Unknown: Grainger Market

: The Christian Centuries

(Details on Tuesday at 8. OOpm)

: Spotting the Flyers

(Details on Tuesday at 8.30pm)

: Options

4.00 What's Your Game? Six programmes presented by WENDY LLOYD.
3: At Your Leisure What range of sports do leisure centres offer and what opportunities are available for the whole family to play together? (e)
4.30 Cancer Check The fourth of eight programmes with DR ALAN MARYON DAVIS (R) (e)
5.00 Up Before the Bench The last of a four-part series. LUDOVIC KENNEDY talks to the Lord Chancellor, LORD MACKAY OFCLASHFERN. ELIZABETH BURNEY. author of JP Magistrate, Court and Community, and DES SMITH, a magistrate from Sheffield, on the selection and training of magistrates. (e)
5.30 The Creating Eye In the fourth of six programmes corinne julius talks to graphic designer MARTIN LAMBIE-NAIRN (R) (e)


Presented By: Wendy Lloyd.
Unknown: Dr Alan Maryon Davis
Talks: Ludovic Kennedy
Unknown: Elizabeth Burney.
Talks: Corinne Julius
Designer: Martin Lambie-Nairn

: Enquire Within

Dilly Barlow , assisted by experts and the BBC Reference Library, attempts to answer your questions.
Questions to: Enquire Within. BBC.
London W1A 1AA I


Unknown: Dilly Barlow
Producer: Cathy Drysdale

: Down Your Way

(Details tomorrow at 11.00am LW)

: News



Unknown: David Symonds

: Famous for 15 Minutes

In a series of six programmes,
Jenni Mills talks to people who were famous for 15 minutes and discovers what happened afterwards.
1: Erika Roe, who in 1982 ran topless across the pitch at Twickenham.


Talks: Jenni Mills

: A Good Read

Brian Gear with Valerie Grove and Lord Quinton


Unknown: Valerie Grove

: An Organistrum for Santiago

Zachary Taylor , author, composer and maker of medieval instruments, is currently constructing an organistrum - forerunner of the hurdy-gurdy. Later this year, he will join a group of players who will re-create the 24-strong orchestra depicted in the 800-year-old archway of the Portico de la Gloria in Santiago, Spain. Technical presentation PETER HARWOOD
Producer JOHN THEOCHARIS. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Zachary Taylor
Unknown: Peter Harwood
Producer: John Theocharis.

: Angel Voices

'People think we're angelic with our white ruffs and surplices, but we can be devils like any other boys ... I like being a chorister because we're paid for recordings and we go on tour... It's a job like anything else and we do the best we can ... I feel our singing is making God happy.'
Choristers past and present talk about their experiences at choir school; their feelings about continuing a tradition that has been part of the cultural heritage for the past 400 years and the effect this early intensive musical training has on their later lives. Producer LUCY LUNT BBC Pebble Mill

: Soundings

Last programme in the series Christ and the Raven
On Wednesday the first
National Convocation of Native People in the Anglican Church of Canada opens in Saskatchewan. To mark this historic event Hope Sealy examines the religious experience of Canada's native Indian people. In particular she explores the ways in which native Christians are learning to reassert their unique spiritual heritage within the structures, practice and liturgy of the Anglican Church of Canada.


Unknown: Hope Sealy
Producer: Beverley McAinsh
Editor: David Coomes

: Loves of the Great Composers

Fritz Spiegl continues the story of composers' romantic attachments. 'Haydn's wife' was the nickname unjustly given to Boccherini, while
Haydn's real wife was one in name only - and his mistress remained unattainable. Readers GARARD GREEN and ANNE JAMESON
Producer ANDREW MUSSETT Stereo (R)


Unknown: Fritz Spiegl
Unknown: Anne Jameson

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Fergus Keeling and Jessica Holm


Presented By: Fergus Keeling
Presented By: Jessica Holm

: News

: In Kilvert Country

Fifty years ago, the first volume of Kilvert 's Diary was published - a vivid record of life in the Welsh Border countryside in the 1870s, as observed by the young curate of Clyro.
June Knox-Mawer travels through that same countryside, seeking an explanation for
Francis Kilvert 's continuing appeal.


Unknown: Francis Kilvert

: Out of Order

Team captains
Austin Mitchell, Labour MP and Julian Critchley , Tory MP. Their guests this week are Julia Langdon and Dr David Butler In the Chair Patrick Hannan Producer RICHARD THOMAS BBC Wales (R)


Unknown: Julian Critchley
Unknown: Julia Langdon
Unknown: Dr David Butler
Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Producer: Richard Thomas

: Seeds of Faith

In the Habitation of Dragons
In the third of four programmes Denis Nowlan looks at the contemplative tradition of prayer through the life of St Teresa of Avila. Discouraged by her mediocrity and the compromise of religious life around her, Teresa set out to reform the Carmelite order and recapture the austerity and radicalism of desert life.
Producer AMANDA HANCOX. Stereo


Unknown: Denis Nowlan
Producer: Amanda Hancox.

: *am News

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