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: News Briefing

: Prelude

with Marjorie Lofthouse. Producer Jane Ward. Sfereo


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse.
Producer: Jane Ward.

: Morning Has Broken

with Jack Hywel-Davies including
Bells on Sunday from the Parish Church of Our Lady of St Nicholas, Liverpool. Stereo


Unknown: Jack Hywel-Davies

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

with Christopher Morgan and Andrew Green. Editor David Coomes including at


Unknown: Christopher Morgan
Unknown: Andrew Green.
Editor: David Coomes

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Valerie Singleton

speaks for the Week's Good Cause on behalf of the Disablement Income Group. * DONATIONS to: Disablement Income Group[address removed]
Credit cards: [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Morning Service

for Pentecost, from
St John the Baptist Church, Woking. Led by the Rev James Song. Preacher: the Rev Gavin Reid.
Readings: Joel 2, w 28-32; Acts 2, w 1-12. Hymns:
We Have Heard the Joyful Sound; Father We Love You; 0 Breath of Life; 0 Thou Who Camest from
Above; Go Forth and Tell. Organist: Roger Firman.


Unknown: St John
Unknown: James Song.
Unknown: Gavin Reid.
Organist: Roger Firman.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.
Director Nialt Fraser


Director: Nialt Fraser

: News Stand

with Martin Wainwright. Producer Jane Beresford


Unknown: Martin Wainwright.
Producer: Jane Beresford

: Pick of the Week

with Margaret Howard. Stereo


Unknown: Margaret Howard.

: Desert Island Discs

BBCtv's Foreign Affairs Editor and Journalist of the Year John Simpson is Sue Lawley's castaway this week.
Producer Olivia Seligman. Stereo


Unknown: John Simpson
Producer: Olivia Seligman.

: The World This Weekend

with Nick Clarke. Editor Roger Mosey


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Roger Mosey

: Gardeners' Question Time

This week the team visits Warwickshire where members of the Kenilworth Flower Club put their queries to Dr Stefan Buczacki , Fred Downham and Sue Phillips.
Chairman Clay Jones. Producer Amanda Mares
0 WRITE on postcards only to: Gardeners' Question Time, BBC, PO Box 27, Manchester M60 1 SJ 0 CEEFAX: page 637
0 FACTSHEET 2 1 : send sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Fred Downham
Unknown: Sue Phillips.
Unknown: Clay Jones.
Producer: Amanda Mares

: Sunday Playhouse

Strange Meeting An adaptation of the novel by Susan Hill. Hilliard, a young subaltern, returns to the Western Front after sick leave. Here he meets the inexperienced Barton, whose charm and common sense begin to affect
Hilliard's own reserve and cynicism. Slowly the two change roles.
Adapted by Guy Vaesen
Director Richard Wortley. Stereo (First broadcast in 1974)


Novel By: Susan Hill.
Adapted By: Guy Vaesen
Director: Richard Wortley.
Hilliard: Martin Jarvis
Barton: David Timson
Coulter: Nigel Graham
Franklin: Stephen Thorne
Garrett: Tony Britton
Harris: Hugh Ross
Parkin: John Bull
Nurse: Julie Hallam
Mrs Hilliard: Hilda Schroder

: Analysis

Merchants of the Apocalypse
The Gulf War highlighted the dangers of international arms sales to dubious regimes. Peter Hennessy examines the case for new controls on the trade in lethal weaponry by western arms producers.


Unknown: Peter Hennessy

: Rich Pickings

NEW The first of a six-part series in which Rosemary Leach and Michael Fitzgerald read poetry and prose about the weather.
1: Snow
Producer Julia Gillett


Unknown: Rosemary Leach
Unknown: Michael Fitzgerald
Producer: Julia Gillett

: Down Your Way

Margaret Howard 's love of horses is much in evidence when she visits
Newbury in Berkshire.
Producer Anthony Smith. Stereo


Unknown: Margaret Howard
Producer: Anthony Smith.

: The Unfair Sex

From Buddhist tracts to the Beatles - poets, politicians and priests have had their say about women. Tony Slattery and Haydn Gwynne present a four-part anthology of abuse.
3: Women at Work
'They have a right to work whenever they want to - as long as they have dinner ready when you get home.' Oohn Wayne ) Producer Sara Conkey. Stereo


Unknown: Tony Slattery
Unknown: Haydn Gwynne
Unknown: Oohn Wayne
Producer: Sara Conkey.

: News

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley of The Financial Times airs your letters and comments on BBC programmes and policy.


Unknown: Chris Dunkley

: The Village

A compilation of the day-to-day triumphs and tragedies of a small rural community as they unfolded last summer. Presented by Nigel Farrell.
Producer Chris Paling
(A new series of The Village begins on Friday at 9.45am)


Presented By: Nigel Farrell.
Producer: Chris Paling

: The Root of the Matter

NEW The return of the series that goes out into the villages, towns and cities of Britain to report on key issues from the perspectives of the men and women most affected by them. Presented by Stephen Beard.
Producer Andrew Denwood


Presented By: Stephen Beard.
Producer: Andrew Denwood

: Bookshelf

Nigel Forde talks to Jilly Cooper about the glamorous and competitive world of Polo recreated in her new novel, and, with the help of Bryan Connon 's biography, rediscovers
'the original bright young thing', Beverley Nichols.


Talks: Nigel Forde
Unknown: Jilly Cooper
Unknown: Bryan Connon
Unknown: Beverley Nichols.

: The Scarman Report

NEW As Britain faces nCW record levels of crime, confidence in the police is undermined by notorious miscarriages of justice, and more and more influential voices call for change. Today, Lord
Scarman chairs the first of a five-part inquiry into the future of the police service. 1: Citizens in Uniform What sort of service do we want? How can the police be made more accountable? Should there be a national police force? Lord Scarman hears evidence from local politicians, academics, lawyers and the public. Presented by Gerry Northam.
Reporter Julia Sharp. Editor Leslie Robinson


Presented By: Gerry Northam.
Reporter: Julia Sharp.
Editor: Leslie Robinson

: Treasure Islands

Michael Rosen meets the poet John Agard.


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Unknown: John Agard.

: The Natural History Programme

Only a handful of Mauritius echo parakeets survive. A rescue has been launched to bring the species back from the brink of extinction.
Presented by Fergus Keeling and Jessica Holm.


Presented By: Fergus Keeling
Presented By: Jessica Holm.

: News

: Mr Fletcher the Poet

A Leicestershire childhood, poaching with the boys, the annual pig-killing.... and later writing poems on pieces of building-slate, winning the 1951 Commonwealth poetry prize -
Jeff Fletcher (1907-86) led an extraordinary life.
His vivid reminiscences are followed by five of Mr Fletcher 's Poems read by Leonard Fenton and John Baddeley.
Producer Piers Plowright. Stereo


Unknown: Jeff Fletcher
Unknown: Mr Fletcher
Read By: Leonard Fenton
Read By: John Baddeley.
Producer: Piers Plowright.

: In Committee

with Patrick Bartlett.
Producer Charles Sigler


Unknown: Patrick Bartlett.
Producer: Charles Sigler

: Seeds of Faith

Nearer to God in the Garden
The third in a series of four programmes of seasonal words and music which reflect spiritual responses to being in a garden.
Editor Noel Vincent. Stereo


Editor: Noel Vincent.

: News

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