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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
Westminster Abbey. Stereo


Unknown: Jack Hywel-Davies

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Oliver Walston breakfasts with John Mulvenna ,
President of the Ulster
Farmers' Union. Producer Carol Trewin


Unknown: Oliver Walston
Unknown: John Mulvenna
Producer: Carol Trewin

: Sunday

with Alison Hilliard and Andrew Green. Editor David Coomes
Including at


Unknown: Alison Hilliard
Unknown: Andrew Green.
Editor: David Coomes

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Marti Caine

talks for the Week's Good Cause about an organisation which offers information and support to people with Lymphoma. .Donations to Hodgkin's
Disease Association, [address removed].
Credit cards: [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Morning Service

Direct from St Michael 's School, Tawstock, Devon.
Led by the Headmaster, Mr James Batten. Christ Be
With Me; He Who Would Valiant Be; Make Me A Channel; 0 Jesus I Have Promised; Blest Are The
Pure; 0 For A Closer Walk; At The Name Of Jesus; Readings: Extract from
John Bunyan 's Pilgrim's Progress; Mark 12, w 41-44. Director of Music Bill Pratt. Choirmaster
Christopher Sanderson.


Unknown: St Michael
Unknown: Mr James Batten.
Unknown: John Bunyan
Choirmaster: Bill Pratt.
Choirmaster: Christopher Sanderson.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.
Director Joanna Toye. Stereo


Director: Joanna Toye.

: News Stand

with Martin Wainwright. Producer lain Croft. Stereo


Unknown: Martin Wainwright.

: Pick of the Week

with Chris Serle.


Unknown: Chris Serle.

: Desert Island Discs

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Storr talks to Sue Lawley. Producer Olivia Seligman.


Talks: Dr Anthony Storr
Producer: Olivia Seligman.

: The World This Weekend

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Gardeners' Question Time

Chairman Clay Jones digs into the postbag and calls on Dr Stefan Buczacki , Fred Downham and Bridget Moody to solve gardening problems.
Producer Amanda Mares. •Questions on a postcard to
Gardeners' Question Time, BBC, PO Box 27, Manchester M60 1SJ


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

: Classic Serial

Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert. and 2: Frustrated in her marriage to Charles, Emma turns to Leon for the romance she craves.
Abbé/Maurice......RODNEY UTCHFIELD Pianist: Bernard Robertson Singer: Claude Close
Translated by Alan Russell
Dramatised by Christopher Reason Director Kay Patrick.


Unknown: Madame Bovary
Unknown: Gustave Flaubert.
Pianist: Bernard Robertson
Translated By: Alan Russell
Dramatised By: Christopher Reason
Director: Kay Patrick.
Emma,: With Nicola Pagett
Charles Bovary,: Stephen Moore
Monsieur Homais: Clive Swift
Rodolphe Boulanger: Roger Allam
Léon Dupuis: Paul Downing
: Lheureux Samdastor
Félicité: Saskia Downes
Madame Rollet: Jane Cox

: Immortal Diamonds

Rosemary Hartill explores the relationship between God and the poets.
4: An Unbelieving Believer Thomas Hardy.
Reader Freddie Jones. Producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Rosemary Hartill
Reader: Thomas Hardy.
Reader: Freddie Jones.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Analysis

Cultivating the Nation There's a National
Heritage, a National
Curriculum and a National Arts and Media Strategy. But does it all add up to a vision of national identity? David Walker asks what government ought to do about the national culture.


Unknown: David Walker

: More Wrestling Than Dancing

More musings NEW from
David Moreau on life's oddities. 1: Some Talk of Alexander
Producer Viv Beeby


Unknown: David Moreau

: John Cole in the Lakes

Four programmes in which John Cole wanders through the poetry and the politics of the Lake District.
4: "So small, so lovely, so vulnerable...."


Unknown: John Cole

: Poetry Please!

from the Brentwood Festival. Simon Rae introduces a series of listeners' requests, read by Elizabeth Bell and Stephen Thome.
Producer Susan Roberts. .Requests to Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Introduces: Simon Rae
Read By: Elizabeth Bell
Read By: Stephen Thome.
Producer: Susan Roberts.

: Loss of Innocence

The fourth of six talks in which Misha Glenny gives a personal account of his frustrating life-long love affair with Eastern and Central Europe.


Unknown: Misha Glenny

: Word of Mouth

with Frank Delaney.
This week: A look at "festspeak".
Producer Simon Elmes.


Unknown: Frank Delaney.
Producer: Simon Elmes.

: Nearest and Dearest

What do people really feel about those they do not choose but are expected to love and live with? 1: Fathers
To walk in his shadow or follow in his footsteps? Has being present at the birth and pushing prams improved paternal bonding?
Reporter Anne Brown. Producer Lucy Lunt


Reporter: Anne Brown.
Producer: Lucy Lunt

: Bookshelf

The prolific American author Joyce Carol Oates talks to Nigel Forde.


Talks: Joyce Carol Oates
Unknown: Nigel Forde.

: A Taste of ... Serbo-Croat

in which Ray Gosling , after a seminar from
Dr Celia Hawksworth , meets former citizens of ex-Yugoslavia to ask "a broken country - a split tongue?"
Producer Jenny Lo


Unknown: Ray Gosling
Unknown: Dr Celia Hawksworth
Producer: Jenny Lo

: Living Dangerously

Roger Graef talks to young lawbreakers about how they see the world.
4: Bren - "I've done what I needed to do."
Producer Mohini Patel


Talks: Roger Graef
Producer: Mohini Patel

: The Natural History Programme

with Jessica Holm.


Unknown: Jessica Holm.

: News

: The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

Four stories featuring Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 's immortal detective.
2: The Yellow Face
A hideous apparition is ruining the lives of a happily married couple.
Violinist Leonard Friedman
Dramatised by Gerry Jones
Director Enyd Williams.


Unknown: Arthur Conan Doyle
Violinist: Leonard Friedman
Dramatised By: Gerry Jones
Director: Enyd Williams.
Holmes: Clive Merrison
Dr Watson: Michael Williams
Grant Munro: Mark Straker
Effie Munro: Helena Breck
Mrs Hudson: Joan Matheson
Maid: Siriol Jenkins

: In Committee

with Mike Fairbaim.
Producer Dinah Lammiman


Unknown: Mike Fairbaim.
Producer: Dinah Lammiman

: Seeds of Faith

Dr Mary Berry reflects on the influence of the controversial 12th-century theologian Peter Abelard on the Cistercian Order.
Gregorian chants associated with Peter Abelard are sung by the Schola Gregoriana of Cambridge, directed by Dr Berry, and recorded in Pontigny Abbey, France.
Producer James Whitbourn. Stereo


Unknown: Dr Mary Berry
Unknown: Peter Abelard
Unknown: Peter Abelard
Producer: James Whitbourn.

: 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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