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: Bells on Sunday

from St Mary's, Eastham, Wirral.

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Mark Tully considers acceptance - of ourselves and of others.
A Unique Broadcasting production


Unknown: Mark Tully

: News

: Sunday Papers

: The Living World

In the first of a new series exploring the natural beauty of Britain, Lionel Kelleway looks at the wildlife of our roadsides. Producer Grant Sonnex.


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Producer: Grant Sonnex.

: Sunday

Religious news with Trevor Barnes.
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: Trevor Barnes.
Producer: Phil Pegum.

: Patricia Green

speaks for the Week's Good Cause about a charity which supports sufferers of meningitis.
DONATIONS TO: National Meningitis Trust. [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: (0181) [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

Repeated from Friday

: Morning Service

An act of worship for Aldersgate Sunday from Cyncoed Methodist
Church, Cardiff. Led by the Rev
Tom Davies. 0 for a thousand tongues; My God, I am thine; All ye who seek the Lord; Love Divine; Isaiah 12, w 1-6; Luke 24, w 13-32. Choirmaster John Hoskins. Organist Carol Plumridge.


Unknown: Tom Davies.
Choirmaster: John Hoskins.
Organist: Carol Plumridge.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Mediumwave

Media news with Joanna Coles.
Producer Lindsay Leonard. Rptd Tues 11.00pm


Unknown: Joanna Coles.
Producer: Lindsay Leonard.

: Four Corners

Killing Things. Andy Kershaw hosts the off-beat travel programme. A look at the macabre side of the good life, with Katherine Fellowes and the beleaguered, monkeys of Cameroon, Mylner Place among angry Spanish fishermen, and Jane Carr stalked by moose in Alaska. Producer Noah Richler


Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Unknown: Katherine Fellowes
Unknown: Jane Carr
Producer: Noah Richler

: Desert Island Discs

with Sir Bernard Ingham.
Producer Olivia Seligman. Rptd Friday 9.05am


Unknown: Sir Bernard Ingham.
Producer: Olivia Seligman.

: The World This Weekend

with James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Gardeners' Question Tme

Eric Robson and Geoffrey Smith are joined by Sir Terence Conran ,
David Stephens and Ruth Mott in the Imperial War Museum's Victory garden at the Chelsea Flower Show.
ATaylor Made production. Rptd Wed 11.30am


Unknown: Eric Robson
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Sir Terence Conran
Unknown: David Stephens
Unknown: Ruth Mott

: Classic Serial: No Name

by Wilkie Collins.
December, 1847. In the final episode, Magdalen searches for a letter that might win back her inheritance.
With Christopher Good, Joanna Mackie , David Goudge. Susan Sheridan and John Moffatt Dramatised by Ray Jenkins. Music by Peter Brewis , played by Maurice Cambridge Director Janet Whitaker Rpt


Unknown: Wilkie Collins.
Unknown: Joanna MacKie
Unknown: David Goudge.
Unknown: Susan Sheridan
Unknown: John Moffatt
Dramatised By: Ray Jenkins.
Music By: Peter Brewis
Played By: Maurice Cambridge
Director: Janet Whitaker Rpt
Magdalen Vanstone: Sophie Thompson
Captain Kirke: Robin Ellis
Captain Wragge: Jack May
Admiral Bartram: Alan MacNaughtan
Mrs Wragge: Vivian Pickles
Mazey: Peter Tuddenham
George Bartram: Christopher Scott
Norah Vanstone: Elizabeth Mansfield
Narrator: Philip Sully
Mrs Garth: Kathleen Helme
Mrs Drake: Jo Manning Wilson

: Pick of the Week

Repeated from Friday

: Analysis

The Inaugural Analysis Lecture Raymond Seitz , former US
Ambassador to Britain, discusses the future of Anglo-American relations. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Raymond Seitz

: Prisoner, Island Farm

Chris Stuart retraces the story of Island Farm POW Camp, South Wales. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Chris Stuart

: Poetry Please!

Gareth Owen and Patricia Gallimore from The Archers present a selection of their favourite poems, recorded at the BBC Radio 4 Poetry Festival in Bristol. Producer Sally Marmion


Unknown: Gareth Owen
Unknown: Patricia Gallimore
Producer: Sally Marmion

: Feedback

Repeated from Friday

: In Business

Fares Fair, Please. Deregulation of the buses has degenerated into a national carve-up with few towns spared from a slugging match between rival firms. Peter Day finds out who benefits and who should take control.
Producer Colin Wilde


Unknown: Peter Day
Producer: Colin Wilde

: Children's BBC Radio 4: Jungle Book

The final part of Rudyard Kipling 's famous adventures of Mowgli. The Spring Running
With Peter Marinker , Shaheen Khan and Freddie Jones. Dramatised by Michelene Wandor. Director Chris Wallis Rpt


Unknown: Rudyard Kipling
Unknown: Peter Marinker
Unknown: Shaheen Khan
Unknown: Freddie Jones.
Dramatised By: Michelene Wandor.
Director: Chris Wallis Rpt
Mowgli: Nisha K Nayer
Bagheera: Jonathan Hyde
Kaa: Eartha Kitt
Grey Brother: Robert Glenister

: A Good Read

Edward Blishen and his guests
Will Hutton and Professor Robert Skidelsky discuss three favourite paperbacks. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Edward Blishen
Unknown: Will Hutton
Unknown: Professor Robert Skidelsky

: The Natural History Programme

Repeated from Friday

: Open University

8.00 Artworks Live with David Self 8.30 Elementary Maths: Fire 9.00 Talking about the Enlightenment 9.20 Culture and Belief in Europe: A Life Apart 9.40 Social Sciences: Assignment 103


Unknown: David Self

: Leviathan

Repeated from yesterday 4.00pm

: Out of the Fire

BBC Foreign Affairs Editor, John Simpson investigates the lives of people forced into exile during times of political upheaval.
3: Paul and Adelaide Joseph. The struggle against apartheid in South Africa, as experienced by a courageous Indian family. Producer Marc Jobst


Editor: John Simpson
Producer: Marc Jobst

: Costing the Earth

In the last of the series, Mark Whittaker looks at the environmental challenges that have arisen following the end of the Cold War. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Mark Whittaker

: News

: Dear Diary

In the first of six programmes, anthologist Anne Harvey introduces the 19th-century journals of five young girls, including Emily Pepys and Marjorie Fleming. Read by Juliet Prew , Eve Matheson and Rachel Lewis.
Producer Viv Beeby Rpt


Introduces: Anne Harvey
Unknown: Emily Pepys
Unknown: Marjorie Fleming.
Read By: Juliet Prew
Unknown: Rachel Lewis.
Producer: Viv Beeby Rpt

: On Hearing the First Cuckoo

More than any other creature, the cuckoo is the true harbinger of spring. Lionel Kelleway goes in search of this most enigmatic of birds.


Presenter: Lionel Kelleway
Producer: Paul Evans

: In Committee

: Seeds of Faith

In Search of Stillness. Colin Semper continues his spiritual journey. Producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Colin Semper
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: News

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