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: News Briefing

: Prelude

with Marjorie Lofthouse.
Producer David Bellinger. Stereo


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse.
Producer: David Bellinger.

: Morning Has Broken

with Jack Hywel-Davies . Including Bells On
Sunday, from St Mary the Virgin, Rye, East Sussex. Stereo


Unknown: Jack Hywel-Davies

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

George Macpherson joins asparagus grower Michael Paske in Lincolnshire. Producer Carol Trewin


Unknown: George MacPherson
Unknown: Michael Paske
Producer: Carol Trewin

: Sunday

with Alison Hilliard and Trevor Bames. Editor David Coomes
Including at


Unknown: Alison Hilliard
Unknown: Trevor Bames.
Editor: David Coomes

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Joanna Lumley

speaks for the Week's Good Cause about the work of the Dr Hadwen Trust for
Humane Research.
•DONATIONS to: Dr Hadwen Trust. [address removed] Credit Cards: [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Morning Service

Rome Pilgrimage
This week 100 Radio 4 listeners are on pilgrimage in Italy, broadcasting from historic churches in Rome and Assisi. The week begins with Mass for
Pentecost Sunday from the Venerable English College. Hymns: Come Holy Ghost; Veni Sancte Spiritus;
Accende Lumen Sensibus ;
Come Down 0 Love
Divine. Readings: Acts 2, vv 1-11; Psalm 104; I
Corinthians 12, vv 3-7, w 12-13; John 20, w 19-23. Celebrant Mgr Adrian
Toffolo. Organist
Philip Denton. Director of Music
Bruce Burbidge


Unknown: Accende Lumen Sensibus
Unknown: Mgr Adrian
Organist: Philip Denton.
Unknown: Bruce Burbidge

: The Archers

Omnibus edition. Director Joanna Toye


Director: Joanna Toye

: News Stand

with Martin Wainwright.
Producer Dinah Lammiman. Stereo


Unknown: Martin Wainwright.
Producer: Dinah Lammiman.

: Pick of the Week

with Chris Serle.


Unknown: Chris Serle.

: Desert Island Discs

Duncan Goodhew is Sue Lawley's castaway this week.
Producer Olivia Seligman. Stereo


Unknown: Duncan Goodhew
Producer: Olivia Seligman.

: The World This Weekend

with Susannah Simons.


Unknown: Susannah Simons.

: Gardeners' Question Time

Daphne Ledward ,
Fred Downham and Dr Stefan Buczacki are in Bury St Edmunds answering gardening questions.
Recorded as part of Radio Goes To Town.
Chairman Clay Jones. Producer Diana Stenson
.WRITE on postcards only to
Gardeners' Question Time, BBC. PO Box 27, Manchester M60 1SJ


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

: Sunday Playhouse

Life After Death
Written by Dave Dick. Old Willie has certainly had a bit of a life so far.
But what is ahead for his assistant Charlie? Musician: Lucie Skeaping
Director Gerry Jones. Stereo


Written By: Dave Dick.
Musician: Lucie Skeaping
Director: Gerry Jones.
Willie: Maurice Denham
Charlie: Nigel Anthony
linda: Jane Slavin
Mce/Damien: Susan Sheridan
Mrs Taylor: Elizabeth Mansfield
Knacker: Danny Schiller
Mrs Bradley: Jo Kendall
Beefy Bill: Michael Kilgarriff

: The Radio Programme

In the first of a new series
Laurie Taylor investigates why experimental radio is confusing train travellers with the sounds of tropical rainforests.
Producer Emma Selby


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Emma Selby

: Analysis

Tiger, Tiger.... Burning Bright
John Keay presents the first of two programmes. Are the booming economies of East Asia converging into a new economic power block?


Unknown: John Keay

: Treasure Islands

They kick balls, flick computers and stick in videos - but why, asks
Michael Rosen , don't boys read books?
Producer Jill Burridge


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Producer: Jill Burridge

: Down Your Way

American-born actor/director Sam Wanamaker has a dream: to see Shakespeare's Globe Theatre reconstructed yards from the original site. This week he takes a walk through Shakespeare's London. Producer Kerry McGeever


Unknown: Sam Wanamaker
Producer: Kerry McGeever

: Aesthete's Foot

4: Into the Astroturf
What do you do in a one-rinse town to show that you are different? Scottish writer John McKay continues his recollections of teenage life.
Producer Noah Richler


Unknown: John McKay
Producer: Noah Richler

: Feedback

with Chris Dunkley.


Unknown: Chris Dunkley.

: Wonderlandscapes

The world of Lewis Carroll and Rev Charles Dodgson. One and the same man, portrayed by Alan Bennett and David Collings.
6: Children Are Three Fourths of My Life!
Adapted by Michael Bakewell Music: Steven Faux
Director Rosemary Hart Stereo


Unknown: Lewis Carroll
Unknown: Charles Dodgson.
Unknown: Alan Bennett
Unknown: David Collings.
Adapted By: Michael Bakewell
Music: Steven Faux
Director: Rosemary Hart
Reader: Anna Massey
Alice: Charlotte Coleman
Caterpillar: John Baddeley
White Knight: Norman Jones
Sylvie I Ethel Rowel: Petra Markham
Lady Muriel: Elizabeth Kelly
CoUingwood: David Goudge
Isa Bowman: Victoria Carling
Girdlestone/Tuckwell: Nigel Carrington
Furniss: David King

: Who Believes in Britain?

Mike Wooldridge , BBC Religious Affairs
Correspondent, meets adherents of the major religious traditions. 3: The Hindus
Is Hinduism inextricably linked with the culture of India? At England's oldest temple in Leicester, and in the celebration of Holi in Preston, Hindus face the challenge of integrating their spirituality and values with life in Britain. Producer Norman Winter. Stereo


Unknown: Mike Wooldridge
Producer: Norman Winter.

: Bookshelf

American author
Mona Simpson talks to Nigel Forde about her new book, The
Lost Father. And Tim Parks talks about his life in Verona. Stereo


Talks: Mona Simpson
Unknown: Nigel Forde
Talks: Tim Parks

: Concerto

The clarinettist
Michael Collins talks to June Knox-Mawer about his career and introduces recordings of his work - including the Finzi concerto.
Producer Derek Drescher. Stereo


Clarinettist: Michael Collins
Producer: Derek Drescher.

: The Natural History Programme

Lionel Kelleway reports from Wales on the red kite.

: News

: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

2: The Speckled Band In Stoke Moran manor
Julia Stoner has died from pure fear.
... Violinist Leonard Friedman.
Dramatised by Vincent Mcinerney Director Patrick Rayner. Stereo


Unknown: Julia Stoner
Violinist: Leonard Friedman.
Dramatised By: Vincent McInerney
Director: Patrick Rayner.
Holmes: Clive Merrison
Watson: Michael Williams
Helen: Susan Wooldridge
Julia: Jane Whittenshaw
Dr Grimesby Roylott: Ian Lindsay

: Fourth Column Revisited

with Simon Hoggart. Producer Brian King


Unknown: Simon Hoggart.

: Seeds of Faith

The Way of the Heart
First of three programmes. Sue Lake explores the Sufi tradition in Islam.
Producer Denis Nowlan. Stereo


Producer: Denis Nowlan.

: 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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