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: News Briefing

: Prelude

with Marjorie Lofthouse. Producer David Bellinger


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse.
Producer: David Bellinger

: Morning Has Broken

with Jack Hywel-Davies . Including Bells On
Sunday from Eastbourne Parish Church.


Unknown: Jack Hywel-Davies

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Robert Forster breakfasts with Rev Glynn Davies and finds out how he combines farming with the church. Producer Carol Trewin


Unknown: Robert Forster
Unknown: Rev Glynn Davies
Producer: Carol Trewin

: Sunday

with Alison Hilliard and Trevor Bames. Editor David Coomes
Including at
8.00am News


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

: Sunday Papers

: Greville Janner

The President of REACH talks for the Week's Good Cause about how the expertise of retired professionals helps charities of all kinds. 0 Donations to REACH.[address removed]. Credit Cards: [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Morning Service

An Easter celebration from the church of St
Sebastian and St Pancras, Kingsbury Green.
Preacher: The Rt Rev
Vincent Nicholls , Bishop of North London in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Westminster. Mass is celebrated by parish priest Canon Peter Phillips.
Hymns: Jesus Christ is Risen Today; New
Daytime Dawning; I am the Bread Of Life; Battle is O'er; City of God.
Readings: Acts 10, w 34, 37-43; Colossians 3, w 1-4; John 20, vv 1-9. Director of Music Richard Goodall.


Unknown: Vincent Nicholls
Unknown: Canon Peter Phillips.
Unknown: Jesus Christ
Music: Richard Goodall.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.
Director Vanessa Whitburn


Director: Vanessa Whitburn

: Letters to a Friend I Never Knew

Ted Harrison writes his final letter to the unknown donor of the kidney which has given him new life. 6: Champagne Easter Producer John Newbury


Unknown: Ted Harrison
Producer: John Newbury

: Pick of the Week

with Russell Davies.


Unknown: Russell Davies.

: Desert Island Discs

Horse-racing expert
Lord Oaksey talks to Sue Lawley. producer Olivia Seligman


Producer: Olivia Seligman

: The World This Weekend

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Gardeners' Question Time

Members of the Bidfordon-Avon and District Gardening Society,
Warwickshire, put their questions to
Dr Stefan Buczacki , Sue Phillips and Fred Downham.
Chairman Clay Jones. Producer Amanda Mares
0 Send sae for factsheet to
[address removed]


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

: Classic Serial

La Bete Humaine
Emile Zola 's classic thriller dramatised in three parts. With Michael Maloney as Jacques, Martin Head as Roubard, and Imogen Stubbs as Severine. 2: The Murder
"The whole thing seemed stupid - a complete nightmare - like a murder plan thought up by a child." with Andy Hockley , Sheila Kelley , Jonathan Wyatt. Richard Mitchley and Gerry Hinks
Dramatised by Sally Hedges Music: Barrington Pheloung Director Nigel Bryant


Unknown: Emile Zola
Unknown: Michael Maloney
Unknown: Martin Head
Unknown: Imogen Stubbs
Unknown: Andy Hockley
Unknown: Sheila Kelley
Unknown: Jonathan Wyatt.
Unknown: Richard Mitchley
Unknown: Gerry Hinks
Dramatised By: Sally Hedges
Director: Nigel Bryant
Denizet: Simon Carter
Camy-Lamotte: Roger Hume
Cabuche: David Lloyd
Pecqueux: Peter Meakin

: Trumpets and Foie Gras

First of four programmes by Roderick Graham to celebrate the life of Sydney Smith. Robert Lang plays the man who was the delight of any dinner table and a man of principle.
Lord Holland.....TlMOTHY CARLTON Director Jane Morgan


Unknown: Roderick Graham
Unknown: Robert Lang
Director: Jane Morgan
Saba Smith: Marian Diamond
Mrs Smith: Ann Bell
Robert Smith: Terence Edmond
Mrs Robert Smith: Joanna Myers
Lady Holland: Richenda Carey
Brougham: Eric Allan
Jeffrey: Mark Straker

: Analysis

Flexible Friends?

: Treasure Islands

Are reading lists a threat to literature in schools?
Michael Rosen talks to
David Pascal , Chairman of the National Curriculum
Council, and Anne Bames of the National Association of Teachers of English. Producer Jill Burridge


Talks: Michael Rosen
Unknown: David Pascal
Unknown: Anne Bames
Producer: Jill Burridge

: A Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides

Six programmes in which
Martyn Wiley and Ian McMillan follow in the footsteps of Dr Samuel Johnson and James Boswell.


Unknown: Martyn Wiley
Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Dr Samuel Johnson
Unknown: James Boswell.

: Poetry Please!

with Simon Rae , Virginia McKenna , Peter Jeffrey , and guest Jenny Joseph. Producer Pat Pryor
0 Requests to: Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Unknown: Simon Rae
Unknown: Virginia McKenna
Unknown: Peter Jeffrey
Unknown: Jenny Joseph.
Producer: Pat Pryor

: Feedback

with Chris Dunkley.


Unknown: Chris Dunkley.

: Europhile

: In Business

Bad Company

: Bookshelf

: Punters

with Susan Marling.


Unknown: Susan Marling.

: Heating Aloud

Kathleen Ferrier - A
Roy Henderson , who worked closely with Kathleen Ferrier during her formative years, remembers this much loved English contralto. Read by Denis Quilley. Producer Martin Jenkins


Unknown: Kathleen Ferrier
Unknown: Roy Henderson
Unknown: Kathleen Ferrier
Read By: Denis Quilley.
Producer: Martin Jenkins

: The Natural History Programme

with George Macpherson.


Unknown: George MacPherson.

: News

: Missing Believed Immortal

The story of Alfred Sadd. A missionary in the South Pacific is caught up by the Japanese invasion. His carefree life ends in an act of astounding heroism.
June Knox-Mawer tells the tale through Alfred's letters, read by Simon Jones , and the memories of pre-war friends in the Gilbert Islands. Producer Julian Hale


Unknown: Alfred Sadd.
Read By: Simon Jones
Producer: Julian Hale

: Birdies

Maureen Lipman takes a comic look at women and golf, a world where women have to duck down when walking past windows, and putt through piles of fertiliser. Tales of horror abound in this last bastion of male chauvinism. Producer Karen Walker


Unknown: Maureen Lipman
Producer: Karen Walker

: Seeds of Faith

Words and music for
Easter Day.
Renewal and rebirth.
Myrtle Langley, Director of Training for Carlisle Diocese, looks for intimations of immortality and their fulfilment in Christ.
Producer Norman Winter


Producer: Norman Winter

: News

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