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: News Briefing

: Prelude

with Marjorie Lofthouse Producer Jane Ward. Stereo


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse
Producer: Jane Ward.

: Morning Has Broken

with Jack Hywel-Davies including Bells on Sunday from Howden Minster ,
East Yorkshire. stereo


Unknown: Jack Hywel-Davies
Unknown: Howden Minster

: Open University

7.00 Modern Art: Heartfield
7.20 Language and Authority
7.40 Images of America and Ireland

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Colin Cullimore , boss of Dewhurst's the butchers, takes breakfast with presenter Robert Forster. Producer Tim Finney


Unknown: Colin Cullimore
Presenter: Robert Forster.
Producer: Tim Finney

: Sunday

with Trevor Barnes and Andrew Green Editor Beverly McAinsh including at


Unknown: Trevor Barnes
Unknown: Andrew Green
Editor: Beverly McAinsh

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Daniel Day Lewis

speaks for the Week's Good Cause about an organisation offering specialised treatment to children with cerebral palsy. 0 DONATIONS to: Bobath Centre, [address removed]
Credit cards: [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from Bethel Welsh
Presbyterian Church, Liverpool. 0 for a Thousand Tongues to Sing; O'r Fath Gyfaill Ydyw'r lesu; For Ever with the Lordi; Guide Me, 0 Thou Great Jehovah.


Unknown: Fath Gyfaill

: The Archers

Omnibus edition written by Paul Burns. Editor Ruth Patterson


Written By: Paul Burns.
Editor: Ruth Patterson

: News Stand

with Hugh Prysor-Jones Producer Jane Beresford


Unknown: Hugh Prysor-Jones
Producer: Jane Beresford

: Pick of the Week

with Margaret Howard Stereo


Unknown: Margaret Howard

: Desert Island Discs: Kaffe Fassett

Sue Lawley talks to leading knitwear designer Kaffe Fassett.
Stereo (Repeated Friday 9.05am)


Producer: Olivia Seligman
Presenter: Sue Lawley
Castaway: Kaffe Fassett

: The World This Weekend

Gordon Clough reports from Moscow as the Communists prepare for their Party Congress. With John Sergeant in London.
Programme editors
Rod Liddle and Ben Rich


Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Rod Liddle
Unknown: Ben Rich

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Dorset, where the Purbeck Gardening Club put their queries to Dr Stefan Buczacki , Fred Downham and Sue Phillips.
Chairman Clay Jones. Producer Diana Stenson


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

: Marching

How does a man manage when he has to bring up his young daughter alone? Written by Don Haworth.
Director Kay Patrick. Stereo


Written By: Don Haworth.
Director: Kay Patrick.
Jenny: Susan Sheridan
Arthur: Cliff Howells
Sam Crabbe: Geoffrey Banks

: Face to Face with....

A Mr Noel Edmonds
Claude Jenks paints the last of his fantasy portraits. Written by Brian Thompson.
Reader Malcolm Hebden. Producer Alastair Wilson (R)


Unknown: Mr Noel Edmonds
Unknown: Claude Jenks
Reader: Brian Thompson.
Reader: Malcolm Hebden.
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: The Radio Programme

with Laurie Taylor
Producer Chris Paling. Stereo


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Chris Paling.

: Enter One in Sad Green

Monty Haltrecht examines the way in which the Jewish race has been presented in the theatre.
Producer John Knight. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Monty Haltrecht
Producer: John Knight.

: Going Underground

Four programmes looking at subterranean life.
1: The Bexon family home is a hi-tech Roman villa 12 feet underground.

: Down the River Tweed

Cliff Morgan begins a three-part journey following the course of the River Tweed in the borderlands of Scotland. Producer Anthony Smith. Stereo


Producer: Anthony Smith.

: To the Back of Not Very Far Away

Ten true tales of 60s life read by Anton Rodgers. Written by Barry Pilton. 1: The hitch-hiker's black hole ...


Read By: Anton Rodgers.
Written By: Barry Pilton.

: News

: Starting from Scratch

Dr Colin Morris 's last talk putting the common-sense case for Christianity.


Unknown: Dr Colin Morris

: Europhile

: Cat's Tails

From the River Thames at Chiswick Julie Mayer presents a series marking the move of children's programmes to Radio 5 in August. Including
A Cousin from Australia read by Bill Oddie , and part 1 of E Nesbit's
The House of Arden with Penelope Keith.
Producer Julia Brooke. Stereo


Unknown: Chiswick Julie Mayer
Read By: Bill Oddie
Unknown: Penelope Keith.
Producer: Julia Brooke.

: Bookshelf

Nigel Forde discovers Stephen Tennant , the subject of a new biography; Margaret Forster 's new novel about Elizabeth Barrett
Browning's companion, Lady's Maid; and this summer's paperbacks.


Unknown: Nigel Forde
Unknown: Stephen Tennant
Unknown: Margaret Forster
Unknown: Elizabeth Barrett

: Looking Eastwards to the Sea

Six programmes in which John Keay tells the story of the voyages organised by the East India Company between 1601 and 1615. 5: Siam! Siam!
Producer David Perry. Stereo


Unknown: John Keay
Producer: David Perry.

: Immortal Diamonds

Rosemary Hartill presents six programmes on the relationship of poets to God.
5: New England - the Alternative:
Emily Dickinson.


Unknown: Rosemary Hartill
Unknown: Emily Dickinson.

: Treasure Islands

Chris Powling and Julia Eccieshare select this summer's new books for older children.


Unknown: Chris Powling
Unknown: Julia Eccieshare

: The Natural History Programme

Including the plight of Devon's guillemots, with Michael Scott and Michael Woods.


Unknown: Michael Scott
Unknown: Michael Woods.

: News

: With Great Pleasure

Extracts from Miriam
Rothschild's anthology on the theme of butterflies and doves 1 read by Peggy Ashcroft and Ronald Pickup.


Read By: Peggy Ashcroft
Read By: Ronald Pickup.

: In Committee

Presenter John Turnbull Producer Sallie Davies


Producer: Sallie Davies

: Seeds of Faith

The Multi-coloured Cloak of God
The first of three programmes in which
Sue Talbot explores the tensions created by peoples of differing cultural traditions expressing a common Christian faith.
Producer Norman Winter. Stereo


Producer: Norman Winter.

: News

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