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: News Briefing

: Prelude

with Marjorie Lofthouse Producer Jane Ward
BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse

: Morning Has Broken

with Jack Hywel-Davies . Bells on Sunday from
St Patrick's, Ballymena, Northern Ireland. Stereo


Unknown: Jack Hywel-Davies

: News

: Open University

7.00 Modern Art: Symbolism
7.20 Social Science: Grapevine Magazine
7.40 Culture and Belief in Europe: Jews and Christians in Venice

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Robert Forster breakfasts on the beef and sheep farm of Tom and Ann Miller near Corbridge in Northumberland. Producer Sue Smith BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Robert Forster
Unknown: Ann Miller

: Sunday

with Clive Jacobs and Trevor Barnes
Editors Beverley McAinsh and David Coomes including at


Unknown: Clive Jacobs
Unknown: David Coomes

: News

: Sunday Papers

: The Rev Peter Timms

The Methodist minister and former prison governor speaks for the Week's Good Cause on behalf of an organisation that works with prisoners and their families.
0 DONATIONS to: Catholic Social Service for Prisoners, [address removed] Credit cards: [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

for Passion Sunday from Hinde Street Methodist
Church, London.
The last of a series of sermons in Lent based on Luke 4, w 14-30: A Prophet without Honour.
Preacher The Rev
Dr Leslie Griffiths
Readings: Psalm 130; Luke 4, w 14-30 0 for a thousand tongues to sing; Come Holy Ghost our souls inspire; My song is love unknown; Guide me 0 thou Great Jehovah.
Organist and Director of Music Sam Laughton Producer Juli Wills. Stereo


Unknown: Dr Leslie Griffiths
Music: Sam Laughton
Producer: Juli Wills.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor Anthony Parkin
Director and editor
Ruth Patterson. BBC Pebble Mill


Editor: Anthony Parkin
Unknown: Ruth Patterson.

: News Stand

with Robin Lustig
Producer Jane Beresiord


Unknown: Robin Lustig
Producer: Jane Beresiord

: Pick of the Week

with Margaret Howard


Unknown: Margaret Howard

: Desert Island Discs

Jack Lemmon in conversation with Sue Lawley.
Programme created by Roy Plomley
Producer Olivia Seligman
Stereo (R)


Unknown: Jack Lemmon
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: The World This Weekend

with Nick Clarke
Deputy editor Rod Liddle Editor Roger Mosey


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Editor: Rod Liddle
Editor: Roger Mosey

: Gardeners' Question Time

Clay Jones digs into the postbag with Dr Stefan Buczacki
Fred Downham and Sue Phillips.
Producer Diana Stenson BBC North


Unknown: Clay Jones
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Fred Downham
Unknown: Sue Phillips.
Producer: Diana Stenson

: Classic Serial

The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens concluded by Leon Garfield and dramatised in five parts by David Buck. With Ian Holm as John Jasper. 5: Redress
Neville has been found stabbed to death ...


Unknown: Edwin Drood
Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Leon Garfield
Unknown: David Buck.
Unknown: Ian Holm
Unknown: John Jasper.

: The Radio Programme

with Laurie Taylor
Researcher Clare Denning
Producer Chris Paling. Stereo


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Unknown: Clare Denning
Producer: Chris Paling.

: Soundtrack

Six programmes. 4: Living Memory
During the 20s and 30s thousands of people crossed the Irish Sea in search of a better life.
Many now wish to return - if only to be buried.
Their story is told in performance by the Age Exchange Theatre Company - and by the individuals themselves. Producer Jean Snedegar (R)


Producer: Jean Snedegar

: pm Options

4.00 Education Matters with Mike Baker
4.30 The Waiting Game A month-by-month guide to pregnancy with Anneka Rice and midwife Caroline Flint. 8: Nearly There!
5.00 Hallelujah! The Chorus The first of two programmes about the London Philharmonic Choir with Daniel Snowman. Stereo
5.30 The Riddle of the Stones Third of four programmes. Territorial Boundaries? Spirit Lines? What was the function of the Dartmoor Reaves? With Peter Fowler , Andrew Fleming , Paul Devereux (R)


Unknown: Mike Baker
Unknown: Anneka Rice
Unknown: Caroline Flint.
Unknown: Daniel Snowman.
Unknown: Peter Fowler
Unknown: Andrew Fleming
Unknown: Paul Devereux

: Profile

Joe Allen : the man and restaurant. Jack Tinker talks to him about food, friends and the most theatrical restaurants in New York, London and Paris.
Producer Ned Chaillet


Unknown: Joe Allen
Talks: Jack Tinker
Producer: Ned Chaillet

: Down Your Way

meets a team of scientists at the Medical
Entomology Centre in Cambridge, where director
Dr John Maunder is just mad about lice....'
Producer Jill Marshall BBC Bristol


Unknown: Dr John Maunder
Producer: Jill Marshall

: Snapshots from the Roof of the World

Radio Pictures of Ladakh
Engineering with Faith The third of four programmes, with Tim Malyon on assignment in the Himalayas.
Producer Nigel Acheson (R)


Unknown: Tim Malyon
Producer: Nigel Acheson

: News

: Feedback

with Chris Dunkley


Unknown: Chris Dunkley

: Europhile

(Details as yesterday 11.30am)

: While the Cat's Away ...

Cat's Whiskers
Spring Special
Presenter Julie Mayer. 2: Three Aesop's Fables Readers Willie Rushton
Derek Griffiths and Susan Sheridan with the BBC Concert
Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth. Words Michael Cole Music Paul Reade Story producer
Brian Scott-Hughes
Series producer Julia Brooke BBC North. Stereo


Presenter: Julie Mayer.
Readers: Willie Rushton
Readers: Derek Griffiths
Readers: Susan Sheridan
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth.
Unknown: Michael Cole
Music: Paul Reade
Producer: Julia Brooke

: Bookshelf

Nigel Forde investigates Wilbur Smith 's latest blockbuster and talks to screenwriter
Hanif Kureishi.


Unknown: Nigel Forde
Unknown: Wilbur Smith
Unknown: Hanif Kureishi.

: Punters

with Susan Marling


Unknown: Susan Marling

: Reading Aloud

Kilvert's Cornish Diary Compiled by H Colin Davis. Reader
Christopher Scott.
In 1870 The Rev
Francis Kilvert visited his great friends William and Emma Hockin. 'Mrs H' was pregnant, but the curate was romantically attached to her.
Producer John Theocharis


Reader: Colin Davis.
Reader: Christopher Scott.
Unknown: Francis Kilvert
Unknown: Emma Hockin.
Producer: John Theocharis

: Enquire Within

Dilly Barlow looks into two religious queries.


Unknown: Dilly Barlow

: The Natural History Programme

Can vaccination help wild animals?

: News

: The Churchill Years

Six turning-points by David Wheeler. 4: Class Wars
Stereo (Part 5 Wednesday 11. 1.00am)


Unknown: David Wheeler.

: In Committee

Presenter Peter Hill Producer Sallie Davies


Presenter: Peter Hill
Producer: Sallie Davies

: Seeds of Faith

The Way the World Is
Six Lenten programmes with The Rev
Dr John Polkinghorne , FRS, President of Queens'
College, Cambridge. 5: Surely You Don't Believe That?
Producer Norman Winter BBC North. Stereo


Unknown: Dr John Polkinghorne

: News

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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