with Marjorie Lofthouse Producer JANE WARD
BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo
with Jack Hywel-Davies , including Bells on Sunday from St Paul's Cathedral, London. Stereo
Today Claire PoweU breakfasts with writer and cartoonist Henry Brewis , who takes a humorous look at day-to-day life down on the farm.
Producer SUE SMITH BBC Pebble Mill
with CUve Jacobs and Andrew Green. Editors DAVID COOMES and BEVERLEY MCAINSH including at
speaks, for the Week's Good Cause, about an organisation that works for the six million men and women who look after someone at home.
Carers' National Association [address removed]
by Alistair Cooke
The Rev Prof John de Gruchy, Professor of Christian Studies at the University of Cape
Town, is the preacher for the fourth Sunday in Advent from the University and Parish Church of St Paul's,
Bristol, conducted by The Rev Tony Bryer. Readings: Isaiah 40, vv 1-11; Luke 1, w 67-9 Hymns: Hide not thou thy face (Farrant); Hark the glad sound
(Ravenscroft); In the bleak mid-winter (Hoist); The great
Creator of the worlds (Dykes Bower ); This is the record of John
(Gibbons); It came upon the midnight clear (trad) Organist
CHRISTOPHER MAXIM Director of Music
EDWARD DA VIES. BBC Bristol
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Directed by niall FRASER Editor RUTH PATTERSON BBC Pebble Mill
with Nicholas Comfort Producer JANE BERESFORD
with Margaret Howard Stereo
HRH The Duchess of Kent talks to Sue Lawley about her life and work.
Programme created by:
HRH The Duchess of
Independent columnist and inventor of Franglais, presents his favourite literary extracts with the help of Sheila Steafel and Kerry Shale
Producer KATE WHITEHEAD BBC Bristol. Stereo
visits the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, where members of the Senior Union Gardening Club put their queries to Dr Stefan Buczacki Fred Downham and Ken Hulme.
Chairman Clay Jones. Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester
by PAUL BURNS.
It's Christmas Eve in Ambridge
Folk are full of festive cheer,
Dream of carols, crackers, pudding
And a pint of Shires' beer.
But at Grange Farm
Clint the Turkey
Has a different point of view.
Why sit around just waiting
When the Christmas lunch is you?
Persephone the Goat
Directed by NIALL FRASER Producer RUTH PATTERSON BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo
Clint the Turkey:
Captain the Dog:
Charlemagne the Bull:
452 Battery Hen:
Freda the Pig:
Christmas Eve in King's College Chapel, Cambridge, introduced by Brian Kay.
Once in royal David's city (descants Cleobury) Bidding Prayer Sussex Carol (arr Ledger)
Genesis 3, w 8-15,17-19 Herefordshire Carol
(arr Vaughan-Williams) Adam lay y-bounden (Ord)
Genesis 22, w 15-18
Angels from the realms of glory (arr Jacques)
Chorale: Break forth, 0 beauteous heav'nly light (Christmas Oratorio, J. S. Bach )
Isaiah 9, w 2, 6, 7
Dluminare Jerusalem (Judith Weir )
0 little town of Bethlehem (arr
Isaiah 11, vv 1-3a, 4a, 6-9 There is no rose (Joubert)
Balulalow (Warlock) Luke 1, w 26-35, 38 Gabriel's message (arr Pettman)
The Cherry Tree Carol (arr Cleobury) Luke 2, vv 1,3-7
En natus est Emanuel (Praetorius)
In dulci jubilo
(arr De Pearsall) Luke 2, w 8-16
In the bleak mid-winter
While shepherds watched (Este's Psalter) Matthew 2, w 1-11 St Steven's Carol (Goehr)
Sir Christemas (Mathias) John 1, w 1-14
0 come all ye faithful Collect and Blessing
Hark the herald angels sing
Chorale Prelude: In dulci jubilo (J. S. Bach) Organ Scholar PETER BARLEY
Director of Music
Fr George Saintsbury is a retired Catholic priest who celebrates a weekly Latin Mass in his small London flat.
In his life he has travelled a long and puzzling journey to what he feels is his true home ...
Producer PIERS PLOWRIGHT Stereo
The first of two programmes.
Actor, writer, Goodwill
Ambassador for UNICEF ... citizen of the world
Peter Ustinov invades Moscow.
Producer jill MARSHALL BBC Bristol
Five episodes by PETER TINNISWOOD.
and 1: My Friend Domford Narrator
Christian Rodska. Producer PETE ATKIN
Fifty years ago MGM turned a popular children's book into one of the most widely seen musicals ever made. Nigel Andrews tells the story of The Wizard ofOz.
Additional recordings by TOM BROOK
Producer ROSEMARY HART Stereo (R)
Nigel Forde meets novelist Ellis Peters.
A Tale of Two Cities
2: Five Years Later Stereo (R)
Peter Barkworth talks to Robin Ray.
Producer ANDREW MUSSETT Stereo (R)
with Fergus Keeling and Jessica Holm
A dramatic presentation of poetry, prose and music to celebrate the role of Mary in the Christmas story.
Compiled by ANDREW GREEN Producer BEVERLEY MCAlNSH Stereo
It is 50 years since Flora Thompson 's Lark Rise was published, describing life in the village of Juniper Hill. Chris Nicholson visits the village to see how things have changed. Readings by MARGARET COURTENAY. Producer DAVID PERRY (R)
led by The Rt Rev Gerald Moverley ,
Bishop of Hallam, from the Cathedral Church of St Marie, Sheffield.
Hymns: Once in royal David's city; Unto us is born a son; Of the Father's love begotten; Hark the herald angels sing
Choir motets: A babe is born; Coventry carol
Readings: Isaiah 9, w 2-7; Titus 2, w 11-14 Psalm: 95
Gospel: Luke 2, w 1-14
Mass setting: Centenary Our Father: Plainchant. Master of Music
Organist HUGH FINNEGAN Trumpeters BRIAN TOWSE and DAVID TOMKIN BBC Manchester. Stereo