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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 Mary's
Lamberhurst, Kent. Stereo


Unknown: Jack Hywel-Davies

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Peter Pitcher and his family reclaimed 60 acres of salt marsh from the Wash. Claire Powell finds out more when she takes breakfast with them on their farm in Lincolnshire. Producer SUE SMITH BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Peter Pitcher

: Sunday

with Clive Jacobs and Andrew Green


Unknown: Clive Jacobs
Unknown: Andrew Green
Producer: Christine Morgan
Editor: Beverley McAinsh

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Brian Johnston

speaks, for the Week's
Good Cause, on behalf of an organisation setting up communites for mentally-handicapped young adults. 0 DONATIONS:
Orchard Vale Trust, [address removed] Credit cards: [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

Parish Eucharist (ASB Rite A) from St Peter 's Church, Bengeworth, Evesham, Worcestershire.
Celebrant and preacher THE REV LEONARD BURN Readings:
Habakkuk 2, vv 1-4 (GNB) Luke 18, vv 1-8 (JB)
Communion Setting (Rutter).
Hymns (AMNS):
All my hope on God is founded (336); And now, 0 Father, mindful of the love (260); God of grace, God of glory (367) Chant: Bonum est confidere in Domino (Taize)
Anthem: Break thou, the bread of life (J.T. Wilson) Organist BRIAN CUFF BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: St Peter

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Directed by NIALL FRASER Editor RUTH PATTERSON BBC Pebble Mill


Editor: Anthony Parkin
Directed By: Niall Fraser
Editor: Ruth Patterson

: News Stand

with Philippa Kennedy Producer SALLIE DAVIES


Unknown: Philippa Kennedy
Producer: Sallie Davies

: Pick of the Week

with Margaret Howard


Unknown: Margaret Howard

: Desert Island Discs

Oscar-winning actor Jack Lemmon talks to Sue
Lawley about his career and chooses eight records for his island idyll. Programme created by ROY PLOMLEY


Talks: Jack Lemmon
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: The World This Weekend

Presenter Niall Dickson Deputy editor ROD LIDDLE Editor ROGER MOSEY


Presenter: Niall Dickson

: Gardeners' Question Time

Clay Jones digs into the postbag and calls on Dr Stefan Buczacki , Fred Downham and Daphne Ledward to solve problems sent in by listeners.
Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Clay Jones
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Fred Downham
Unknown: Daphne Ledward
Producer: Diana Stenson

: No Name

by WILKIE COLLINS adapted in six episodes by RAY JENKINS. With
3: June 1847
Magdalen, with the aid of the swindler Captain
Wragge, is determined to get back her inheritance from her cousin Noel.


Unknown: Wilkie Collins
Unknown: Ray Jenkins.
Magdalen Vanstone: Sophie Thompson
Mrs Lecount: Eleanor Bron
Capt Wragge: Jack May
Mrs Wragge: Vivian Pickles
Noel Vanstone: Nigel Anthony
Capt Kirke: Robin Ellis
Narrator: Philip Sully

: Man of Action, Man of Conscience

Last of two programmes looking back over 91 years. Cecil Lewis talks about his remarkable life to Colin Semper - from Hollywood Oscar to spiritual awakening. Producer ED THOMASON


Talks: Cecil Lewis
Unknown: Colin Semper

: Options

4.00 The Health Show with Angela Rippon and guests. Today: Addiction
0 PHONE: [number removed]Lines open from 3.30 to 5.00pm.
5.00 New Series Using Your Wordpower A Guide for Tutors Peter Evans introduces the new Basic Skills Initiative and meets people whose lives have been changed by learning to communicate better. Producer CLARE CSONKA
5.30 Language Extra An occasional series. Francis Hallawell looks at how people do impersonations and what it is that is killing off languages by the hundred. Producer ALAN WILDING (R)


Unknown: Angela Rippon
Introduces: Peter Evans
Producer: Clare Csonka
Unknown: Francis Hallawell
Producer: Alan Wilding

: The Countryside in Autumn

Mollie Harris introduces a seasonal selection of items, including a look at the effect on Britain's bird life of this year's mild weather, Riddlesden revels in Yorkshire and harvest festival in Bradford-on-Avon.

(LW only)


Presenter: Mollie Harris
Producer: Caroline Elliot

: LWonly Treasure Islands

with Michael Rosen.
Janet and Allan Ahlberg describe how they work together.


Unknown: Michael Rosen.
Unknown: Allan Ahlberg

: LWonly Down Your Way

Newscaster Martyn Lewis is a longtime supporter of the hospice movement - 'I find them wonderful places of hope and happiness, love and friendship' - such as Strathcarron Hospice at Denny in Stirlingshire. Producer JILL MARSHALL BBC Bristol
0 See Health, page 99


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Producer: Jill Marshall

: LWonly First Person - Second Time

John Pilkington , bewitched and bewildered by the lure of travel. (R)


Unknown: John Pilkington

: News

: Satanic Scientist

William Scanlan Murphy tells the strange story of Edward Pearson , a Victorian clergyman who began by falsifying scientific experiments and ended up in the hands of the Uplift Society of Tombstone, Arizona. BBC Manchester


Unknown: William Scanlan Murphy
Unknown: Edward Pearson

: Root of the Matter

reports on key issues from the perspective of the men and women most affected by them.
Presenter John Thirlwell. Producer MARGARET HILL


Presenter: John Thirlwell.

: Cat's Whiskers

Presented by Julie First and Adrian Moorhouse. Birthday guest Steve Cram.
'When I lived in Liverpool, my best friend was a boy called Midge ...' Roger McGough reads The Stowaways.
Children's Book Week: Dick King-Smith , Ann Pilling and Roger McGough talk about their favourite books.
Bill Torrance sets off on the CWCT (Cat's Whiskers Castle Trail) and Victoria Wood reads The Last
Vampire by WILLIS HALL adapted in six parts by ALFRED BRADLEY.
2: The Hollins Meet the Locals
Researcher us ROBERTS
Producer MARY KALEMKERLAN BBC Manchester. Stereo


Presented By: Julie First
Presented By: Adrian Moorhouse.
Unknown: Steve Cram.
Unknown: Roger McGough
Unknown: Dick King-Smith
Unknown: Ann Pilling
Unknown: Roger McGough
Unknown: Victoria Wood
Unknown: Alfred Bradley.

: Bookshelf

Martin Cruz Smith talks to Nigel Forde about Polar Star, the sequel to his thriller Gorky Park.


Talks: Martin Cruz Smith
Unknown: Nigel Forde

: Last Chance to See

A series of six quests in search of a weird, exotic and endangered animal in the company of Mark Carwardine and Douglas Adams.
1: Ralph, the Fragrant
Parrot of Codfish Island Stereo


Unknown: Mark Carwardine
Unknown: Douglas Adams.

: The Chinese People Stand Up

On 1 October 1949 Mao Zedong proclaimed the establishment of the People's Republic of China in Peking's Tiananmen Square. In a series of six programmes Elizabeth Wright talks to the people of China about 40 turbulent years.
1: A Nation of Beggars


Unknown: Mao Zedong
Talks: Elizabeth Wright

: Just Three Wishes

Fifth of six programmes. Robert Booth talks to
Diane Abbott , Britain's first black woman MP.
Producer viv BLACK. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Diane Abbott

: The Natural History Programme

Humpback whales feeding off Alaska and new research on gibbons in Borneo. Presented by Fergus Keeling and Jessica Holm.


Presented By: Fergus Keeling
Presented By: Jessica Holm.

: News

: Auntie's English

David Crystal looks at how attitudes to the English language have changed over seven decades of broadcasting.


Unknown: David Crystal

: The Christian Centuries

A 12-part series.
10: The Sibyl of the Rhine
In his journey through the Middle Ages, this week Brian Redhead goes to a convent on the Rhine where he rediscovers the remarkable Abbess Hildegard of Bingen. Reader EVA STUART Research JENNY COOK Series producer


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Abbess Hildegard

: Seeds of Faith

Ripe for Change
Paul Johns reflects on the celebration of harvest against a background of a world in need.
Producer NORMAN WINTER BBC Manchester. Stereo


Unknown: Paul Johns

: News

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