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: Bells on Sunday

From St Leonard's, Hythe, Kent.

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Mark Tully considers old age and the changes it brings.
A Unique Broadcasting production


Unknown: Mark Tully

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Oliver Walston shares a whiskey brunch with the editor of the Irish
Farmer's Journal, Matt Dempsey. Producer Richard Wright


Unknown: Oliver Walston
Unknown: Matt Dempsey.
Producer: Richard Wright

: Sunday

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


Unknown: Colin Morris.
Producer: Rachel Hawkes.

: Graham Clarke

The Governor of Wandsworth Prison speaks for the Week's Good Cause about a charity that makes educational grants to prisoners.
DONATIONS TO: Prisoners' Education Trust, [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: (0181) [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

By Alistair Cooke. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Holy Land Pilgrimage Morning Service

This week's broadcast worship is led by a choir of 150 Radio 4 listeners on a pilgrimage in the Holy Land. The first service is a Sung Eucharist in English and Arabic, live from the Cathedral Church of St George the Martyr in Jerusalem. Celebrant the Very Rev John H Tidy , with the Rt Rev Samir Kafity , Bishop in Jerusalem. 1 Timothy 6, w 11-16; Luke 16, w 19-31; Praise to the Lord the Almighty; Immortal invisible; How great Thou art; Son of God, eternal Saviour; Yasu Fadina. Director of music Nigel Swinford.
Organists Maha Ateek and Geoff Ellerby.


Unknown: John H Tidy
Unknown: Samir Kafity
Unknown: Yasu Fadina.
Organists: Nigel Swinford.
Organists: Maha Ateek
Organists: Geoff Ellerby.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Mediumwave

Producer Lindsay Leonard. Rptd Tue llpm


Producer: Lindsay Leonard.

: Books and Company

5: Literary Prizes. As the Booker shortlist is announced, John Walsh takes a timely look at the literary frenzy of the book season. Producer Ned Chaillet
Repeated Tuesday at 2pm


Unknown: John Walsh

: Desert Island Discs

With racehorse trainer Jenny Pitman. Producer Olivia Seligman. Rptd Fri 9.05am


Unknown: Jenny Pitman.
Producer: Olivia Seligman.

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox at the Labour Party conference in Brighton.


Unknown: James Cox

: Gardeners' Question Tme

Pippa Greenwood , Anne Swithinbank and Bob Rowerdew answer questions from members of the Avery Hill Gardens Society in south east London.
A Taylor Made production. Rptd Wed 11.30am


Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Bob Rowerdew

: Classic Serial: Wuthering Heights

The final episode of Emily Bronte's tale of love, dramatised by Bryony Lavery. Heathcliff has forced Catherine to marry his ailing son, Linton. with Gary Cady , Steve Hodson , John Hartley , Becky Hindley and Amanda Root. Music by Ilona Sekacz , played by Roger Garland. Bob Smissen , Jonathan Williams and Andy Vinter.
Director Janet Whrtaker. Rptd Friday 2pm


Dramatised By: Bryony Lavery.
Unknown: Gary Cady
Unknown: Steve Hodson
Unknown: John Hartley
Unknown: Becky Hindley
Unknown: Amanda Root.
Music By: Ilona Sekacz
Played By: Roger Garland.
Played By: Bob Smissen
Played By: Jonathan Williams
Played By: Andy Vinter.
Director: Janet Whrtaker.
Heathcliff: John Duttine
Catherine Linton: Emma Fielding
Nellie Dean: Sharon Duce
Ghost of Cathy: Sheridan Smith
MrLockwood: David Collings

: Pick of the Week

Repeated from Friday

: Race Matters

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown explores race issues in Britain.
Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

: Travels with Mr Lear

David Bean continues his travels.
Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: David Bean

: Poetry Please!

Gareth Owen asks politicians to talk about their favourite poems. Gillian Shephard , David Blunkett and Charles Kennedy oblige. Producer Rob Ketteridge


Unknown: Gareth Owen
Unknown: Gillian Shephard
Unknown: David Blunkett
Unknown: Charles Kennedy
Producer: Rob Ketteridge

: Letters from the Boardroom

In his series on British industry today, Howard Davies proposes a new contract between employers and employees. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Howard Davies

: In Business

No Competition. In spite of the efforts of industry and the Government,
Britain has slipped further down the competition league table. Peter Day asks how this decline can be halted. Editor Stephen Chilcott


Editor: Stephen Chilcott

: Children's BBC Radio 4:The Voyage of the Dawn Treader: 2

Brian Sibley's four-part dramatisation from C.S. Lewis's Chronicles of Narnia.
Eustace wanders off onto the mountainous island.
With Melvyn Hayes, Sylvester McCoy, Robin Bailey, Richard Puddifoot, John Turner, David Collings and Jonathan Tafler. Music by Peter Howell and Elizabeth Parker. Director John Taylor


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

: Reading Aloud

Last in the series of readings.
Aberdeen Trawler. Crawford Logan reads H V Morton's account of life onboarda North Sea fishing boat in the 1930s. Abridged and produced by Patrick Rayner


Unknown: Crawford Logan
Produced By: Patrick Rayner

: The Natural HistoryProgramme

Repeated from Friday

: Open University

8.00 Chips with (Almost) Everything
9.00 Talking about the Enlightenment
9.20 Arts Foundation Courses: Revision
9.40 Sociology - Past and Present

: Random Editi

Repeated from yesterday 4pm

: First up the Mountain

Russell Davies climbs Snowdon and recalls the mountain guides and the travellers they escorted in the early years. Producer Ruth Prince


Unknown: Russell Davies
Producer: Ruth Prince

: Natural Genius

Last of the series in which Carmen Pryce investigates the world of the child. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Carmen Pryce

: News

: All in the Mind

How does a violent world affect people? Repeated from Tuesday

: Destinations

Mark Lawson presents the last in the series of witty travel discussions. Producer Martin Buckley


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Martin Buckley

: The Words to Say It

A four-part journey through black women's literature.
2: Horror Stories: a Different Version of the Genre. From the 18th-century slave narratives to Toni Morrison 's recent novel Beloved, black writers have managed to find the words to describe the effects of slavery on their lives. Readers Lachele Carl , Dona Croll , Alibe Parsons and Ray Shell. Producer Alby James


Unknown: Toni Morrison
Readers: Lachele Carl
Readers: Dona Croll
Readers: Alibe Parsons
Producer: Alby James

: Seeds of Faith

Sensing the presence with the Very Rev Gilleasbuig MacMillan.


Unknown: Rev Gilleasbuig MacMillan.

: News

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