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: Bells on Sunday

from St Lawrence's, Jewry, London.

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

To celebrate St George 's Day, Mark Tully looks at nationhood. Featuring the music of Vaughan Williams and Elgar, and the poetry of Thomas Hardy. A Unique Broadcasting production


Unknown: St George
Unknown: Mark Tully
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Thomas Hardy.

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Robert Forster discovers how Graham Dawe combines preparation for the Rugby World Cup with sheep farming in Cornwall.
Producer Tim Coieman


Unknown: Robert Forster
Unknown: Graham Dawe
Producer: Tim Coieman

: Sunday

Religious news with Colin Morris.
8.00 News 8.10 Sunday Papers Producer Phil Pegum


Unknown: Colin Morris.
Producer: Phil Pegum

: Dame Thora Hird OBE

speaks for the Week's Good Cause on behalf of a number of charities that provide help for older people.
DONATIONS TO: Action for Age Appeal,[address removed] CREDIT CARDS: (0181) [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

Repeated from Friday

: Morning Service

Moving Mountains Worship with Rob Frost and the Easter People at the climax of their holiday in Scarborough, meeting families spending the week on an "expedition in prayer". The preacher is David Wilkinson ,
Methodist minister and former research astrophysicist. Crown him with many thorns; Jesus, holy and anointed one; Shout for joy and sing;
And can it be; Salvation belongs to our God. Director of music Anna Jansen.


Unknown: Rob Frost
Unknown: David Wilkinson
Music: Anna Jansen.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Mediumwave

Media news with Joanna Coles.
Producer Anne Reevell. Rptd Tuesday 11.00pm


Unknown: Joanna Coles.
Producer: Anne Reevell.

: A View from Abroad

Six European travel writers embark on explorations of British culture and landscape. 5: For the Love of It. The British spend large amounts of time on ostensibly frivolous activities. So thinks Polish-bom writer Eva Hoffman. Producer Kerry McGeever
See Reading Aloud at 7.30pm


Unknown: Eva Hoffman.

: Desert Island Discs

with composer George Lloyd.
Producer Olivia Seligman. Rptd Fri 9.05am


Unknown: George Lloyd.
Producer: Olivia Seligman.

: The World This Weekend

with Charlie Lee-Potter .


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter

: Gardeners' Question Time

Eric Robson and experts
Anne Swithinbank , Geoffrey Smith and Nigel Colborn answer listeners' queries.
ATaylor Made production. Rptd Wed 11.30am


Unknown: Eric Robson
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Nigel Colborn

: Classic Serial: No Name

by Wilkie Collins. Dramatised in six parts by Ray Jenkins. 2: July 1846.
Magdalen and Norah find themselves with no name and no inheritance.
With Philip Sully , Paul Downing , John Moffatt and John Bull. Music by Peter Brewis and played by Maurice Cambridge. Director Janet Whitaker Rpt


Unknown: Wilkie Collins.
Unknown: Ray Jenkins.
Unknown: Philip Sully
Unknown: Paul Downing
Unknown: John Moffatt
Unknown: John Bull.
Music By: Peter Brewis
Played By: Maurice Cambridge.
Director: Janet Whitaker Rpt
Magdalen Vanstone: Sophie Thompson
Captain Wragge: Jack May
Mrs Wragge: Vivian Pickles
Norah Vanstone: Elizabeth Mansfield
Miss Garth: Kathleen Helme
Mr Clare: Peter Woodthorpe

: Pick of the Week

Presented by Leslie Forbes. Repeated from Friday


Presented By: Leslie Forbes.

: The Makers of Modern Politics

Anthony Howard looks at the reputations of politicians whose ideas are at the heart of political thinking.
2: Aneurin Bevan : The Politician as Hero Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Anthony Howard
Unknown: Aneurin Bevan

: Harbour Lights

Derek Jameson offers a local's insight into how the Sussex community of Shoreham has been affected by the nationwide interest in calf exports. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Derek Jameson

: Poetry Please!

Gareth Owen celebrates Shakespeare's birthday with readings chosen and performed by members of the RSC, including Josie Lawrence , John Nettles , David Troughton and Michael Siberry. Producer Mary Ward Lowery


Unknown: Gareth Owen
Unknown: Josie Lawrence
Unknown: John Nettles
Unknown: David Troughton
Unknown: Michael Siberry.
Producer: Mary Ward Lowery

: All Fall Down

The final part of Misha Glenny 's series on Europe after the Cold War. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Misha Glenny

: In Business

Presented by Peter Day. Editor Stephen Chilcott


Presented By: Peter Day.
Editor: Stephen Chilcott

: Children's BBC Radio 4: Jungle Book

Rudyard Kipling 's famous adventures of Mowgli, in a five-part dramatisation by Michelene Wandor. Starring Eartha Kitt as Kaa. 1: The Law of the Jungle
With Peter Whitman , Malcolm Ward , Barry Woolgar and Peter Marinker Director Chris Wallis


Unknown: Rudyard Kipling
Unknown: Michelene Wandor.
Unknown: Eartha Kitt
Unknown: Peter Whitman
Unknown: Malcolm Ward
Unknown: Barry Woolgar
Unknown: Peter Marinker
Mowgli: Nisha Knayer
Bagheera: Jonathan Hyde
Baloo: Freddie Jones
Mother Wolf: Shaheen Khan

: Reading Aloud: As Others See Us

Readings presenting Britain through the eyes of settlers and visitors. 4: Letters Home by Sylvia Plath. Read by Buffy Davies. Producer Lisa Osbome


Unknown: Sylvia Plath.
Read By: Buffy Davies.
Producer: Lisa Osbome

: Open University

8.00 Great Pioneers in Education:
Rudolf Steiner 8.30 Virtuous Maths:
Charity 9.00 The Art Market and the Avant-Garde 9.20 Culture and Belief in Europe: Giorgi 9.40 Social Sciences: Assignment 103


Unknown: Rudolf Steiner

: The Natural History Programme

Repeated from Friday

: Holocaust without Hindsight

In the first of two documentaries, historian John Kl ier asks whether the extermination of the Jews and others was predictable. With Manfred Rommel , Pastor Eberhard Bethge and his wife, Renate. Producers Roger Philbrick and Louise Greenberg


Unknown: Manfred Rommel
Unknown: Eberhard Bethge
Producers: Roger Philbrick
Producers: Louise Greenberg

: Fourth Column Revisited

In the fifth return visit to Fourth Column, Arthur Smith reminisces about bad language. With Alistair Beaton. Producer Malcolm Love


Unknown: Arthur Smith
Unknown: Alistair Beaton.
Producer: Malcolm Love

: Costing the Earth

Mark Whittaker asks how nations can share the environment more peacefully. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Mark Whittaker

: News

: Brief Lives

Joanna Buchan seeks common threads in strange tales from everyday life.
2: The Complex Issues of Relationships Producer Angela Hind Rpt


Unknown: Joanna Buchan
Producer: Angela Hind Rpt

: A War of Words

Simon Rae presents the fifth of six anthologies of Second World War poetry. 0 The Chimneys. The Holocaust. Producers Julian Wilkinson and Paul Dodgson


Unknown: Simon Rae
Producers: Julian Wilkinson
Producers: Paul Dodgson

: Your Comments Welcome

Nick Baker celebrates the visitors' book and the suggestion box.
Producer Nigel Acheson. Rptd from Monday


Unknown: Nick Baker
Producer: Nigel Acheson.

: Seeds of Faith

In the first of two programmes to mark Henry Vaughan 's tercentenary,
Sean Street looks at the poet's life and work. Producer Michael Roberts


Unknown: Henry Vaughan
Unknown: Sean Street
Producer: Michael Roberts

: News

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