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: Bells on Sunday

from St Giles', Cripplegate.

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Mark Tully looks at an ancient human tradition - the practice of hospitality. With music, poetry and conversation. A Unique Broadcasting production


Unknown: Mark Tully

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Oliver Walston unearths a tale of romance from Sir Julian and Lady Rose. Producer Tim Coleman


Unknown: Oliver Walston
Producer: Tim Coleman

: Sunday

Religious news with Colin Morris.
8.00 News 8.10 Sunday Papers Producer Phil Pegum
WRITE TO: Sunday, Room 5038, BBC North. PO Box 27. Manchester. PHONE: (0161) [number removed]


Unknown: Colin Morris.
Producer: Phil Pegum

: Anne Robinson

speaks for the Week's Good Cause about a charity which is piloting a scheme to tackle the specific housing problems faced by people with Aids.
DONATIONS TO: Friends of St Pancras Housing. [address removed]. CREDIT CARDS: (0181) [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

Repeated from Friday

: Morning Service

from St George 's Parish Church,
Beckenham, with the Rt Rev Michael Nazir-Ali , Bishop of Rochester. Led by the Rev Derek Carpenter. Tell out my soul (Woodlands); Responses
(Ayleward); Amos 8, w 1-7; James 2, w 1-9, 12-17; Te Deum and Jubilate (Stanford); Praise thou the Lord (Statham); Thou art the way (St James); Lights abode (Regent
Square). Director of Music Nigel Groome. Organist Robert Cooper.


Unknown: St George
Unknown: Michael Nazir-Ali
Unknown: Derek Carpenter.
Unknown: Te Deum
Organist: Nigel Groome.
Organist: Robert Cooper.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Mediumwave

Media news with Joanna Coles. Repeated Tuesday at 11.00pm


Unknown: Joanna Coles.

: Four Corners

Too Much Noise. Fergal Keane presents the second of six programmes of off-beat travel and unusual experience. This week, Andy Kershaw meets a preacher on a Harley at Daytona and Robert Sandier reports on the gods of Times Square. Producer Noah Richler


Unknown: Fergal Keane
Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Producer: Noah Richler

: Desert Island Discs

with the playwright Neil Simon.
Producer Olivia Seligman. Rptd Fri 9.05am


Unknown: Neil Simon.
Producer: Olivia Seligman.

: The World This Weekend

with James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Gardeners' Question Tine

Pippa Greenwood , Anne Swithinbank and Nigel Colbom answer queries for local horticultural societies in Gloucestershire. Chairman Eric Robson. A Taylor Made production. Rptd Wed 11.30am


Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Nigel Colbom
Unknown: Eric Robson.

: Classic Serial: No Name

by Wilkie Collins. Dramatised insixepisodes by Ray Jenkins.
5: August, 1847. Will Magdalen marry her cousin Noel, whom she loathes, in order to try and regain her inheritance?
With Susan Sheridan , Elizabeth Mansfield. John Moffatt. Christopher Good, Joe Dunlop and Jo Kendall. Music by Peter Brewis and played by Maurice Cambridge. Director Janet Whitaker Rpt


Unknown: Wilkie Collins.
Unknown: Ray Jenkins.
Unknown: Susan Sheridan
Unknown: Elizabeth Mansfield.
Unknown: John Moffatt.
Unknown: Joe Dunlop
Unknown: Jo Kendall.
Music By: Peter Brewis
Played By: Maurice Cambridge.
Director: Janet Whitaker
Magdalen Vanstone: Sophie Thompson
MrsLecount: Eleanor Bron
Captain Wragge: Jack May
Mrs Wragge: Vivian Pickles
Noel Vanstone: Nigel Anthony
Narrator: Philip Sully
Admiral Bartram: Alan MacNaughtan
George Bartram: Christopher Scott
Miss Garth: Kathleen Helme

: Pick of the Week

Repeated from Friday

: The Makers of Modern Politics

Keith Joseph : Ideologist of the Right. In the last of the series, Anthony Howard considers the man credited as Lady Thatcher's intellectual mentor. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Keith Joseph
Unknown: Anthony Howard

: Scars on the Landscape?

Wartime pillboxes, prefabs and drill halls now have peacetime roles and a Dorset village occupied by British troops remains frozen in time. Leslie Thomas explores an architectural legacy. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Leslie Thomas

: Poetry Please!

Gareth Owen introduces poets Wendy Cope and U A Fanthorpe at the BBC Poetry Festival.
Producer Sally Marmion


Introduces: Gareth Owen
Unknown: Wendy Cope
Producer: Sally Marmion

: Feedback

Repeated from Friday

: In Business

The Tender Trap. Britain's charities are being forced to become more businesslike. New skills are needed to win public sector contracts against bids from private businesses. But the competition may set charities on the road to financial disaster. A Ted Harrison production


Unknown: Ted Harrison

: Children's BBC Radio 4: Jungle Book

A five-part dramatisation of Rudyard Kipling 's adventures of Mowgli. 4: The Wild Dogs
With Robert Glenister and Peter Marinker Dramatised by Michelene Wandor Director Chris Wallis Rpt


Unknown: Rudyard Kipling
Unknown: Robert Glenister
Unknown: Peter Marinker
Dramatised By: Michelene Wandor
Director: Chris Wallis
Mowgli: Nisha K Nayer
Bagheera: Jonathan Hyde
Cobra: Jonathan Tafler
Kaa: Eartha Kitt

: Reading Aloud: As Others See Us

Last in the series of readings presenting Britain through the eyes of visitors.
Heaven on Wheels by Firdaus Kanga. Read by Lyndam Gregory. Producer Pam Fraser Solomon


Unknown: Firdaus Kanga.
Read By: Lyndam Gregory.
Producer: Pam Fraser Solomon

: Open University

8.00 Artworks Live with David Self
8.30 Maths Miscellany - Elementary Maths: Earth 9.00 American
Conversations: David Brower 9.20 Art and Illusion 9.40 Women's Studies:
No Sacred Bond


Unknown: David Self
Unknown: David Brower

: The Natural History Programme

Repeated from Friday

: Leviathan

Repeated from yesterday 4.00pm

: Out of the Fire

BBC Foreign Affairs Editor John Simpson presents the series featuring people forced into exile during political upheaval. 2: The Rt Rev Bishop Hassan and Margaret Dehqani-Tafti.Riots overtake Iran as the Shah is forced out by Ayatollah Khomeini. For the Anglican bishop, sweeping Islamic fundamentalism brings tragedy. Producer Marc Jobst


Editor: John Simpson
Unknown: Ayatollah Khomeini.
Producer: Marc Jobst

: Costing the Earth

Mark Whittaker takes a look at cost benefit analysis. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Mark Whittaker

: News

: The Glory of the Garden

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Trust, Hannah Gordon ,
Martin Best and Martin Jenkins appear at the new Radio Theatre, in a richly diverse recital of prose, poetry and music devoted to gardens and seasons of the year.
Producer David Hitchinson


Unknown: Hannah Gordon
Producer: David Hitchinson

: In Committee

: Seeds of Faith

In Search of Stillness. Colin Semper checks out the world of DIY religion. Producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Colin Semper
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: News

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