with Marjorie Lofthouse.
Producer David Bellinger. Stereo
with Jack Hywel-Davies . Including Bells On
Sunday from St Giles Church, Balderton,
Robert Forster talks to Katy Cropper , shepherdess, sheep dog trainer and winner of One Man and His Dog. Producer Carol Trewin
with Christopher Morgan and Andrew Green. Editor David Coomes
speaks for the Week's Good Cause about a fund for the poor and those in need in the United Kingdom. .Donations to: [address removed]
Credit Cards: [number removed]
by Alistair Cooke.
Glorious Return ...
The second service in Radio 4's Advent Series comes from the Chapel of Wesley House in Cambridge. The Rev Dr Colin Morris is joined by members of the Theological Colleges as he explores his theme As a Bridegroom. The service is introduced by the Rev Kenneth Cracknell.
I Thessalonians 5, vv 1-11; Matthew 25, w 1-12; Lift Up Your Heads; He Comes To Me As One Unknown; Sleepers Awake.
Organist and Director of Music Rev Dr Ivor Jones.
Director Vanessa Whitburn. Stereo
with Louise Levene.
Producer lain Croft. Stereo
with Chris Serle.
Carmen Callil , the founder of Virago, the feminist publishing house, talks to Sue Lawley.
Producer Janet Lee. Stereo
with Nick Clarke.
Members of the Culgaith Victoria Institute, Cumbria, put their questions to
Stefan Buczacki , Fred Downham and Sid Robertson.
Chairman Clay Jones.
Producer Diana Stenson. Stereo
by Nick Stafford.
James and Abigail lived an outwardly conventional married life in early 19th century London. On his death, James was found to be a woman and a public scandal followed. Director Claire Grove. Stereo
with Laurie Taylor. Producer Mary Sharp
A Class of their Own? Britain seems to be acquiring an American-style "underclass". Melanie Phillips considers the perils for policy makers of ignoring this uncomfortable social reality.
Michael Rosen and Wendy Cooling pick paperbacks for Christmas.
Producer Jill Burridge
Writer Sue Limb goes Down Your Way to the beautiful valley of Ozleworth in Gloucestershire.
(Broadcast last Tuesday)
The second of four programmes in which members of the four estates pick a favourite poem. Today Simon Rae talks to members of "The
Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo
0 Requests to Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR
with Chris Dunkley.
The programme that reports on the stories and issues affecting people throughout Europe.
Introduced by Edward De Souza , the Man in Black. 5: Survival by John Wyndham.
A group of people in outer space find that things become a matter of life or death, each dependent on the other in a horrifying way.
Dramatised by Pat Hooker
Director Gerry Jones. Stereo
This week Nigel Forde meets the New York rabbi and author Chaim Potok , whose latest novel departs from Jewish issues to examine love in the midst of the horror of war.
Plus a survey of the season's thrillers.
Listeners' reports with Susan Marling.
No Fur, No Feathers At the beginning of last year the actress
Caroline Blakiston set about learning her lines for the role of the eccentric governess in Chekhov's The Cherry
Orchard. This time though the lines were in the original Russian. A couple of months later she was on stage by the Black Sea, the lone English performer with the provincial theatre company of Taganrog,
Chekhov's birthplace. As opening night arrived, the cast greeted her with: "No fur, no feathers" - the Russian equivalent of "break a leg".
Producer Richard Bannerman
with Jessica Holm.
General Franco died on 20 November 1975, as did his pact with Spanish
Catholicism. Jen Sutton asks how the Catholic church has fared and where lies the Spanish soul. Producer Malcolm Love
Presenter Susan Hulme. Producer Charles Sigler
A Season Under Siege Canon John Young , York Diocesan Evangelist, with his reflections for Advent.
2: Our Judgement on Judgement
Producer Clair Jaquiss. Stereo