Marjorie Lofthouse looks ahead to St Patrick's Day on Friday. Producer JANE WARD
BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo
with Jack Hywel-Davies , including Bells on Sunday from St Michael's Parish Church, Aughton, near Ormskirk, Lancashire. Stereo
7.00 The Country Seat
7.20 17th-Century England: Portraiture (1)
7.40 Language and the Novel
Claire Powell takes breakfast with Charles Allen , who runs one of the largest outdoor pig units in Oxfordshire.
Producer SUE SMITH. BBC Pebble Mill
with Clive Jacobs and Trevor Barnes.
Producer AMANDA HANCOX Editor BEVERLEY MCAINSH FM joins at 8.00 including at 8.00 News
talks, for the Week's 's Good Cause, about the National Gardens
Scheme which raises money for nursing and gardening charities.
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Worship for Passion Sunday from St John Bosco's
High School, Liverpool. Preacher FR AUSTIN SMITH,
Worship led by JEAN JENKINS , Readings: John 12, w 20-33
(GNB); Psalms Now; The Prophet Music: Look around you; My song is love unknown;
0 sacred head ill-used; Isaiah 53; Like a lamb to the slaughter;
Here I am, Lord; Mystery maker Conductors SISTER MARGARET
POWER and SISTER JEAN TREMARCO. BBC Manchester
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Producer JOHN SCOTNEY Directed by NIALL FRASER BBC Pebble Mill
Presented by Anne Karpf Producer salue DAVIES
with Margaret Howard
Gerald Scarfe talks with Sue Lawley about his life and work. Programme created by ROY PLOMLEY Producer OLIVIA SELIGMAN. Stereo
Presented by John Sergeant Editor MARTIN cox
(Details on Wednesday at 10.00am)
by ANTHONY TROLLOPE , dramatised in eight parts by DAVID SPENSER , Episode 6
Narrator ALAN DUDLEY
Directed by GRAHAM GAULD Stereo (R)
Speaker of the House:
Laurie Taylor presents 30 minutes of news and reviews about radio and its programmes.
Researcher JANICE SMITH Producer KEITH JONES
Seven true stories of travel and adventure, compiled and written by JULIA KEAY. 1: An Unforgettable Vision The story of Alexandra David-Neel , with Dorothy Tutin as Alexandra.
Narrator Daniel Massey.
'What decided me to go to Lhasa in 1923, when I was in my mid-50s, was above all the absurd prohibition which closes Tibet.' Producer JOHN POWELL (R)
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4.00 Education Matters SUSAN MARLING explores the fast-changing world of education. (e)
4.30 Up Before the Bench A four-part series on the work of magistrates, presented by LUDOVIC KENNEDY.
2: Sentencing Options To reform or to punish? (R) (e)
5.00 Deutsch direkt! Twenty radio programmes. 19: Schnee und Kaffee With SABINE MICHAEL , PETER SAHLA Script by MARGARET WIGHTMAN (R)(e)
5.30 Get By in Chinese An introduction in six parts to Mandarin Chinese. 4: A Trip to Xian Presented by uu YUAN and PAUL CROOK (R) (e)
(Details on Friday 11. 47am LW)
(Details tomorrow at 11.00am LW)
Four atrabilious peregrinations around Wales by Ray Gosling. 1: Wiping It Up with the Cat Having been sacked from a teaching job by Gwent County Council, Mr G. vents his spleen on the folks next door....
Julie First and Adrian Moorhouse introduce this week's birthday guest, Roland Rat.
Be a radio super sleuth with Kitty Purwell and Dick Dogsbody in The Spamchester Spookbusters , with Elizabeth Estensen and Timothy Spall ; script by LEE PRESSMAN .
Plus the next episode of NOEL STREATFEILD'S
When the Siren Wailed, dramatised by RICHARD PINNER. 9: Miss Justworthy
Narrated by Wendy Richard. Researcher Lis ROBERTS
Producer MARY KALEMKERIAN BBC Manchester. Stereo
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'Equal opportunities shouldn't be seen as good for the black community. They are good for business and for society as a whole.'
In the second of six opinion programmes, Linbert Spencer , a leading figure in community development and Chief Executive of Project Fullemploy, argues that we need to take positive steps to ensure a black middle class in Britain.
Producer ANNA PARKINSON
A series of 13 plays. 9: His Last Card Stereo
(Details on Wednesday at 6.30pm)
Nigel Forde talks with Pat Barker and Simon Raven.
For 362 days a year Cheltenham is a sleepy, dignified spa town, but for the remaining three it's more like Dawson City at the height of the goldrush, as thousands of Irishmen descend on the town for the National Hunt Festival.
Music written and performed by STEVEN FAUX.
Producer GAYNOR SHUTTE Stereo (R) revised
Falling into Grace
The fifth in a series of six meditations for Lent with The Rev James Jones. Stereo
Fergus Keeling and Jessica Holm discover vast numbers of monarch butterflies taking refuge from the North American winter.
The first of two programmes.
When Bishop Lesslie Newbigin returned to Britain after 40 years as a missionary in India, he found that home thoughts on foreign missions had turned sour. Through conversations with leaders of the thriving churches of Asia and Africa,
Bishop Newbigin argues that a church that has lost its faith in missions has lost its faith. Angry Voices
Is the story of missions one of cultures destroyed, traditions lost and nothing gained? Researcher MICHAEL ROBERTS Producer IWAN RUSSELL JONES BBC Wales. Stereo
Presented by Viv Robins Producer JAMES LEATON GRAY
Words and music for Passion Sunday.
Our God Is Still Too Small Six programmes for Lent. 5: Crucified God
John Young continues to relate the themes of Lent to today.
Do Christians worship a 'killjoy' God? The Bible reveals a God beyond such expectations. Readers ALAN SYKES and GLENYS MILES .
Producer NORMAN WINTER BBC Manchester. Stereo