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: Bells on Sunday

From Bridlington Priory, East Yorkshire.

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Beauty, according to French playwright Jean Anouilh , "is one of the rare things that do not lead to doubt of God". Peter Hobday explores the nature of beauty.
A Unique Broadcasting production


Unknown: Jean Anouilh
Unknown: Peter Hobday

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Richard Sanders samples a Kenyan pawpaw breakfast with Tony Mills. Producer Alasdair Cross


Unknown: Richard Sanders
Producer: Alasdair Cross

: Sunday

Religious news with Colin Morris.
8.00 News 8.10 Sunday Papers Producer Phil Pegum
PHONE: (0161) [number removed]
WRITE TO: Sunday, Room 5031, BBC North. PO Box 27, Manchester


Unknown: Colin Morris.
Producer: Phil Pegum

: Tim Bentinck

speaks for the Week's Good Cause about a charity which supports and provides information for people who have terminated a pregnancy as a result of an abnormality.
DONATIONS TO: SATFA (Support around
Termination for Abnormality), [address removed]
CREDIT CARDS: (0171) [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

By Alistair Cooke. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Easter People

Brian Sibley presents a six-part pilgrimage to experience the life and impact of a variety of Christian communities in the UK.
3: Ealing Abbey in West London.


Unknown: Brian Sibley

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Mediumwave

Producer Lindsay Leonard. Rptd Tue 11.00pm


Producer: Lindsay Leonard.

: Books and Company

John Walsh of the Independent presents an eight-part series about books.
2: Mean Streets, Dirty Beaches. From Raymond Chandler 's Los Angeles to Carl Hiaasen 's Florida, American crime fiction seems the real chronicle of the century. With Carl Hiaasen , Mike Phillips and Sarah Dunant. Producer Ned Chaillet. Rptd Tue 2.00pm


Unknown: John Walsh
Unknown: Raymond Chandler
Unknown: Carl Hiaasen
Unknown: Carl Hiaasen
Unknown: Mike Phillips
Unknown: Sarah Dunant.
Producer: Ned Chaillet.

: Desert Island Discs

Another chance to hear Richard Hoggart
, academic and author. Producer Olivia Seligman Rpt


Unknown: Richard Hoggart
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: GardenersQuestion Tme

Geoffrey Smith , Anne Swithinbank and Bob Rowerdew take questions at the University of East London.
ATayior Made production. Rptd Wed 11.30am # Reader Offer: page 116


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Bob Rowerdew

: Classic Serial: The Roads to Freedom

By Jean-Paul Sartre. Dramatised in three parts by Nigel Gearing.
2: The Reprieve. 1938 Mathieu Delarue has escaped to the south of France. with Burt Caesar , Jane Campion , Sebastian Harcombe , Adrian Irvine , Becky Hindley , Robin Meredith , Shaun Parkes and James Taylor Music by Julie Cooper , played by Mitch Dalton , Harold Rsher , Sophie Langdon , Andrew Lynwood, Steve McManus , Alasdair Malloy and Dave Roach. Director Alby James. Rptd Fri 2.00pm


Unknown: Nigel Gearing.
Unknown: Mathieu Delarue
Unknown: Burt Caesar
Unknown: Jane Campion
Unknown: Sebastian Harcombe
Unknown: Adrian Irvine
Unknown: Becky Hindley
Unknown: Robin Meredith
Unknown: Shaun Parkes
Unknown: James Taylor
Music By: Julie Cooper
Played By: Mitch Dalton
Played By: Harold Rsher
Played By: Sophie Langdon
Unknown: Steve McManus
Unknown: Alasdair Malloy
Unknown: Dave Roach.
Director: Alby James.
Mathieu: James Wilby
Brunei: Miles Anderson
Lola: Debby Bishop
Jacques: James Fleet
Odette: Stella Gonet
Daniel: David Haig
Marcelle: Nichola McAuliffe
Ivich: Josette Simon

: Pick of the Week

With Jeremy Nicholas. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Jeremy Nicholas.

: Analysis

Ian Hargreaves examines the perceived crisis in moral values. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Ian Hargreaves

: The Off Season

Favourite off-season holiday spots. 4: The French Riviera Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: French Riviera

: Poetry Please!

The second of two programmes celebrating A E Housman's A
Shropshire Lad. Presented by Gareth Owen with Pete Postlethwaite. Producer Erin Riley


Presented By: Gareth Owen
Unknown: Pete Postlethwaite.
Producer: Erin Riley

: Feedback

With Chris Dunkley. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Chris Dunkley.

: In Business

Peter Day returns with a new series of the business programme.
Hold My Stake. A stakeholder society is the latest big political idea. But what exactly is stakeholder capitalism and where is it being practised? Producer Colin Wilde


Producer: Colin Wilde

: Travelling Light

A six-part serial by Shaun Prendergast. 2: Carmen's Story. The cult tightens its clutches on the Sutherland family. with John Sharian , Shiv Grewal ,
Vincent Marcello. Lorelei King , Jane Whittenshaw and Stephen Critchlow. Director Sally Avens


Unknown: Shaun Prendergast.
Unknown: John Sharian
Unknown: Shiv Grewal
Unknown: Vincent Marcello.
Unknown: Lorelei King
Unknown: Jane Whittenshaw
Unknown: Stephen Critchlow.
Director: Sally Avens
Jenny: Milly Gregory
Simon: John Hasler
Chrissie: Diane Bull
Philip: Robert Glenister
Ecky: Ross Livingstone
Carmen: Jay McInnes
Tiramani: Kerry Shale

: Opinion

A six-part series of personal viewpoints. 3: No Justice for the Taxpayer A Capron production

: Open University

8.00 VIPs: Marie Stopes 8.30 Who
Cares? The District Nurse 9.00 Women's Studies: Religious Rebellions 9.20
American Conversations: Walter Mosley
9.40 The Musical Heritage of the Jews


Unknown: Marie Stopes
Unknown: Walter Mosley

: The Natural History Programme

Repeated from Friday

: That's History

Repeated from yesterday 4.00pm

: Fourth Column Revisited

Presented by Alistair Beaton. Producer Malcolm Love Rpt


Presented By: Alistair Beaton.
Producer: Malcolm Love Rpt

: John Keats the Doctor

John Keats spent more than half his adult life as a doctor. Medical historian Dr Ruth Richardson explores this forgotten side of the poet's life. Producer Elizabeth Burke Rpt


Unknown: John Keats
Unknown: Dr Ruth Richardson
Producer: Elizabeth Burke Rpt

: News

: Medicine Now

Repeated from Tuesday

: The Disunited Kingdom

David Dimbleby asks who gains and who loses from being in the UK.
Producers Sallie Davies and Anthony Dworkin Rpt


Unknown: David Dimbleby
Producers: Sallie Davies
Producers: Anthony Dworkin Rpt

: In Committee

Presented by Robert Orchard . Producer David Browne


Presented By: Robert Orchard
Producer: David Browne

: Seeds of Faith

The late-night Office of Compline, led by the Rev Stephen Shipley with the choir of the Collegiate Church of St Mary,
Warwick. Conducted by Mark Shepherd.


Unknown: Stephen Shipley
Conducted By: Mark Shepherd.

: News

: The Late Story: Expecting

By Emma Donoghue. Read by Alice Arnold.
Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Emma Donoghue.
Read By: Alice Arnold.

: as World Service

Cricket World Cup LW only
Possible commentary on LW from Karachi, Pakistan, if England qualify for the third quarter-final, at 4.00am. For details see tomorrow

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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