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: Bells on Sunday

From St Martin-in-the-Fields, London.

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Mark Tully explores how spirituality both provokes and eases anger. A Unique Broadcasting production


Unknown: Mark Tully

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Carol Trewin meets the fish farmers of Loch Fyne in Argyll. Producer Alasdair Cross


Unknown: Carol Trewin
Producer: Alasdair Cross

: Sunday

Religious news with Colin Morris.
8.00 News 8.10 Sunday Papers
Producer Rachel Hawkes. WRITE TO: Sunday. [address removed] PHONE: [number removed]


Unknown: Colin Morris
Producer: Rachel Hawkes

: Sir Harry Secombe

speaks for the Week's Good Cause about a charity which offers fishermen and their families practical care following accidents in the industry.
DONATIONS TO: Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen, [address removed]. CREDIT CARDS: [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

Repeated from Friday

: Morning Service

From Cirencester Parish Church.
All creatures of our God and King (Lasst uns efreuen); Help us 0 Lord (Sandys); Forth in thy name, 0 Lord I go (Gibbons); Come ye thankful people come (St
George); Now thank we all our God (Nun danket); Cantate Domino (Pitoni); 0 praise the Lord (Batten); Darke in E;
2 Corinthians 9, w 16-end; John 6, w 27-35. Preacher and leader
Canon Hedley Ringrose. Director of music
David Ponsford. Organist Clive Harries.


Leader: Canon Hedley Ringrose.
Organist: David Ponsford.
Organist: Clive Harries.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Mediumwave

Producer Lindsay Leonard. Rptd Tue 11.00pm


Producer: Lindsay Leonard.

: Books and Company

With John Walsh.
4: Bard Wars. There is never a lack of faction fighting among British poets. What do the skirmishes tell us?
Producer Ned Chaillet. Rptd Tue 2pm


Unknown: John Walsh.
Producer: Ned Chaillet.
Producer: Rptd Tue

: Desert Island Discs

With Maurice Saatchi.
Producer Dymphna Rynn. Rptd Fri 9.05am


Unknown: Maurice Saatchi.
Producer: Dymphna Rynn.

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Gardeners' Question Time

Pippa Greenwood , Geoffrey Smith and John Cushnie answer questions from County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. A Taylor Made production. Rptd Wed 11.30am


Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: John Cushnie

: Classic Serial: Wuthering Heights

Emily Bronte 's tale of love is dramatised in five parts by Bryony Lavery.
4: Heathcliff's revenge takes effect. with Daniel Evans. Gary Cady. Steve Hodson. Jilly Bond and John Turner. Music by Ilona Sekacz, played by Roger Garland , Bob Smissen, Jonathan Williams and Andy Vinter. Director Janet Whitaker. Repeated Friday at 2pm


Unknown: Emily Bronte
Unknown: Bryony Lavery.
Unknown: Daniel Evans.
Unknown: Gary Cady.
Unknown: Steve Hodson.
Unknown: Jilly Bond
Unknown: John Turner
Music By: Ilona Sekacz
Played By: Roger Garland
Played By: Bob Smissen
Played By: Jonathan Williams
Played By: Andy Vinter.
Director: Janet Whitaker.
Heathcliff: John Duttine
Catherine: Emma Fielding
Edgar: Paul Rhys
Nellie Dean: Sharon Duce
Mr Lockwood: David Collings

: Pick of the Week

With Christopher Serle. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Christopher Serle.

: The National Trust Debate

In the splendour of Dunham Massey Hall in Altrincham, Donald MacCormick chairs a discussion on the future of Britain's biggest charity as it celebrates its centenary year. Conservation experts and the Trust's top managers discuss the issues with an invited audience. Producer Ian Gilvear


Unknown: Dunham Massey
Unknown: Donald MacCormick
Producer: Ian Gilvear

: Travels with Mr Lear

With David Bean.
Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: David Bean.

: Poetry Please!

Gareth Owen introduces listeners' poetry requests, all with a fin de siècle flavour. Read by Rosalind Shanks , Samuel West and Diana Bishop. Producer Rob Ketteridge


Introduces: Gareth Owen
Read By: Rosalind Shanks
Read By: Samuel West
Read By: Diana Bishop.
Producer: Rob Ketteridge

: Letters from the Boardroom

Howard Davies reflects on the growing gap between rich and poor. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Howard Davies

: In Business

Getting Personnel. In slimmed-down companies the jobs of personnel specialists are under threat. Peter Day asks: who needs personnel managers? Producer Jeffrey Lee


Producer: Jeffrey Lee

: Children's BBC Radio 4: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Brian Sibley 's four-part dramatisation of C S Lewis's The Chronicles ofNarnia.
For Lucy and Edmund, staying with Eustace, there seems to be no escape. with Richard Puddifoot , Sylvester McCoy. Robin Bailey. Melvyn Hayes , John Turner and Jonathan Tafler. Music by Peter Howell and Elizabeth Parker. Director John Taylor
♦ See Parents' Guide: pages 43-50


Unknown: Brian Sibley
Unknown: Richard Puddifoot
Unknown: Sylvester McCoy.
Unknown: Robin Bailey.
Unknown: Melvyn Hayes
Unknown: John Turner
Unknown: Jonathan Tafler.
Music By: Peter Howell
Music By: Elizabeth Parker.
Director: John Taylor
Lucy: Ellie Beaven
Edmund: Peter England
Eustace: Marco Williamson

: Reading Aloud

5: The Desert of Merv Colin Thubron 's account of his most recent trip, to the countries of Central Asia, is read by David Horovitch. Rpt
Producer Duncan Minshull. See also 10.45pm


Unknown: Merv Colin Thubron
Read By: David Horovitch.
Producer: Duncan Minshull.

: The Natural History Programme

Repeated from Friday

: Open University

8.00 The New Curiosity Shop: The
Hastings Rarities 8.30 Quelque Chose pour le Weekend? 9.00 American
Conversations: Noam Chomsky 9.20 The Political Imagery of Queen Elizabeth I
9.40 Social Sciences: Assignment 103


Unknown: Noam Chomsky

: Random Editi

Repeated from yesterday 4pm

: Growing Spaces

Final part of the series about gardens. Repeated from Friday

: Natural Genius

Carmen Pryce investigates the inner world of the young child. 3: Speak for Yourself! Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Carmen Pryce

: News

: New series All in the Mind

In the first of eight programmes,
Anthony Clare takes a look at stress. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Anthony Clare

: Destinations

Six discussions on travel themes.
5: Anything Marco Polo Could Do.... The travel book has come a long way. Is it exhausted? Mark Lawson puts the travel book in the dock in the company of Jane Jakeman , Katie Hickman , Christa Paula and Colin Thubron. Producer Martin Buckley


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Jane Jakeman
Unknown: Katie Hickman
Unknown: Christa Paula
Unknown: Colin Thubron.
Producer: Martin Buckley

: The Words to Say It

A four-part journey through black women's literature.
Debuts - First Novels by Black Women. From Toni Morrison 's The Bluest Eye to Andrea Levy 's Every Light in the House Burnin', a look at the beginnings and inspirations. With actress Marsha Hunt and Floella Benjamin.
Readers Lachele Carl , Dona Croll , Alibe Parsons and Ray Shell. Producer Alby James


Unknown: Toni Morrison
Unknown: Andrea Levy
Unknown: Marsha Hunt
Readers: Floella Benjamin.
Readers: Lachele Carl
Readers: Dona Croll
Readers: Alibe Parsons
Producer: Alby James

: Seeds of Faith

Nerves of Metal - Blood of Oil
Welsh poet and priest R S Thomas reflects on his work and faith. Producer Alistair McGhee


Unknown: R S Thomas
Producer: Alistair McGhee

: News

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