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: News Briefing

: Prelude

with Marjorie Lofthouse Producer JANE WARD
BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse
Producer: Jane Ward

: Morning Has Broken

with Jack Hywel-Davies , including Bells on Sunday from St John the Baptist Church.
Holcombe Burnell , Devon. Stereo


Unknown: Jack Hywel-Davies
Unknown: Holcombe Burnell

: News

: Open University

7.00 The Enlightenment: The Geneva Episode
7.20 Social Sciences: Grapevine
7.40 Algebra on the Computer

: Sunday Papers

: The Living World

(Details as Saturday 4.00pm)

: Sunday

7.40-8.00 with Trevor Barnes and Kati Whitaker.
Producer AMANDA HANCOX Editor BEVERLEY MCAINSH including at


Unknown: Trevor Barnes
Unknown: Kati Whitaker.
Editor: Beverley McAinsh

: News

: Sunday Papers

: The Rt Hon Lord Callaghan

speaks, for the Week's
Good Cause, on behalf of an organisation concerned with every aspect of children's welfare.
< DONATIONS: The National Children's Bureau, [address removed] or ring [number removed]with your credit card details.

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from Fisherwick
Presbyterian Church, Belfast.
Conducted by THE REV DAVID LAPSLEY. Readings: Psalm 47 (AV); Luke 9, vv 23-7 (NIV); Colossians 3, vv 1-2, 12-14 (NIV)
Hymns (CH 3): Look, ye saints! (289); Jesus,
Master, whose I am (431); Thou art before me (68); Praise the Lord (359)
Anthems: I will praise thee, 0 God, with my whole heart; Kyrie eleison Organist and choirmaster GARY RODWAY
BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: David Lapsley.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Directed by NIALL FRASER Producer JOHN SCOTNEY BBC Pebble Mill


Editor: Anthony Parkin
Directed By: Niall Fraser
Producer: John Scotney

: Behind the Headlines

with Robert Kilroy-Silk Producer ANNE HINDS BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk
Producer: Anne Hinds

: Pick of the Week

with Margaret Howard

: Desert Island Discs

The castaway this week is comedian Lenny Henry. He talks to Sue Lawley. Programme created by ROY PLOMLEY
0 See Woddis, right


Unknown: Lenny Henry.

: The World This Weekend

Presenter Gordon dough Editor MARTIN cox

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits North Yorkshire, where members of the Northallerton and District Horticultural
Society put their queries to Dr Stefan Buczacki Fred Downham and Tom Leigh.
Chairman Clay Jones Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Fred Downham
Unknown: Tom Leigh.
Producer: Diana Stenson

: Comedy Classics: Dandy Dick

A Dean, who is a paragon of dignity and decorum, is driven by an indiscreet act into a most undignified dilemma.
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN Stereo (R)


Author: Arthur Wing Pinero.
Directed By: John Tydeman
The Dean: Alec McCowen
Georgiana Tidman: Patricia Routledge
Sir Tristram Mardon: Nigel Stock
Salome: Susan Kyd
Sheba: Melinda Walker
Blore: John Church
Mr Darbey: Richard Clifford
Major Tarver: John Rye
Hatcham: Shaun Prendergast
Hannah Topping: Anne Jameson
Noah Topping: Garard Green

: Options

4.00 Community Matters Eight programmes on new approaches to community action.
6: A Home from Home David Hobman visits Martin House, a new hospice for children.
4.30 Inside Science Ten programmes in which Paul Heiney finds how science can create new life. 3: Test- Tube Babies Programme consultant DR VIRGINIA BOLTON (R)
5.00 Paso doble A ten-part series. Understanding and speaking Spanish, with Jen Sutton and Miguel Penaranda. 6: i Que hacias? Written by CAROL STANLEY (R)
5.30 Get By in Greek Eating Out The last of a five-part course with Christina Coucounara and Yorgos Yannoulopoulos. Course writer DAVID HARDY Series producer CHRISTOPHER STONE (R)


Unknown: David Hobman
Unknown: Paul Heiney
Unknown: Virginia Bolton
Unknown: Jen Sutton
Unknown: Miguel Penaranda.
Written By: Carol Stanley
Unknown: Christina Coucounara
Unknown: Yorgos Yannoulopoulos.
Unknown: David Hardy
Producer: Christopher Stone

: Wilko's Weekly

Tony Wilkinson brings back the local news. 2: The Cornishman Written by TONY WILKINSON
Producer JULIAN HALE (R)


Unknown: Tony Wilkinson
Written By: Tony Wilkinson
Producer: Julian Hale

: The Education of Hyman Kaplan

by LEO ROSTEN , abridged in six parts by NEVILLE TELLER.
Read by Kerry Shale (2) Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Leo Rosten
Unknown: Neville Teller.
Read By: Kerry Shale
Producer: Pamela Howe

: Treasure Islands

with Penelope Lively. Tessa Shaw goes shopping for books with Jennifer Taylor.


Unknown: Penelope Lively.
Unknown: Tessa Shaw
Unknown: Jennifer Taylor.

: Down Your Way

London SW13, more poetically known as Barnes Village, was birthplace to one
John Carey , now Merton Professor of English at Oxford. During his childhood its many historical buildings were threatened by the Blitz - now road and residential developments stalk the leafy lanes of this Thameside village.


Unknown: John Carey
Producer: Kate Whitehead

: Smith and Son

Six intimate revelations in which Phil Smith wrestles with the trauma of becoming a father for the first time.
5: The Twilight Zone BBC Manchester (R)


Unknown: Phil Smith

: News

: Feedback

with Chris Dunkley


Unknown: Chris Dunkley

: Cat's Whiskers

Introduced by Julie First and Adrian Moorhouse. On this week's birthday slot are Cosgrove Hall , creators of Count Duckula and Danger Mouse; be a radio super sleuth with Kitty Purwell and Dick Dogsbody in Philately Will Get You Nowhere with Elizabeth Estensen and Timothy Spall , script by LEE PRESSMAN . PIUS E. NESBIT'S
The House of Arden, dramatised by CHRIS CURRY 3: Smugglers and Shipwrecks with Penelope Keith as Edith Nesbit.
Researcher LIS ROBERTS
Producer MARY KALEMKERIAN BBC Manchester. Stereo


Introduced By: Julie First
Introduced By: Adrian Moorhouse.
Unknown: Cosgrove Hall
Unknown: Dick Dogsbody
Unknown: Elizabeth Estensen
Unknown: Timothy Spall
Script By: Lee Pressman
Dramatised By: Chris Curry
Unknown: Penelope Keith
Unknown: Edith Nesbit.

: The Root of the Matter

Presenter David Lomax Producer EMILY BUCHANAN


Presenter: David Lomax
Producer: Emily Buchanan

: Blazing Saddles

Every summer the best long-distance cyclists in the country gather to see who among them can cycle the furthest. Christopher South reports.
Producer LES WOODLAND BBC Manchester

: Bookshelf

Nigel Forde talks to Maggie Lane ; and William Horwood discusses the role of anthropomorphic novels.


Talks: Nigel Forde
Unknown: Maggie Lane
Unknown: William Horwood

: All In the Mind

Professor Anthony Clare returns with the weekly magazine devoted to matters of the mind. Producers KEITH JONES and FRANCES BYRNES Editor MICHAEL EMBER


Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare
Producers: Keith Jones
Producers: Frances Byrnes
Editor: Michael Ember

: Byron In Exile

The eight-part story of the poet's life in Italy and Greece as told in his own letters. With
2: Passionate for Venice Selected and introduced by Brian Gear.
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBC Bristol. Stereo


Introduced By: Brian Gear.
Producer: Margaret Bradley
Lord Byron: Robert Powell

: The Natural History Programme

with Fergus Keeling and Jessica Holm
Jeremy Cherfas reports on the country of Belize.


Unknown: Fergus Keeling
Unknown: Jessica Holm
Unknown: Jeremy Cherfas

: News

: The Peace of Pocahontas

by MORAG HOOD. With and The American Indian princess Pocahontas saved the life of the Englishman John Smith and in doing so opened up the American continent to English settlement. Stereo


Unknown: Morag Hood.
Unknown: John Smith
Capt John Smith: Richard Griffiths
Pocahontas: Sylvestra Le Touzel

: In Committee

Presenter Richard Bailey Producer SALLIE DAVIES


Presenter: Richard Bailey
Producer: Sallie Davies

: Seeds of Faith

The Single Eye
In the last programme of this series, Susan Gabriel Talbot encounters Mary Goldring gazing at the stars. Is there real joy in being single?
Producer ROGER HUTCHINGS BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Susan Gabriel
Unknown: Mary Goldring
Producer: Roger Hutchings

: News

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