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: Bells on Sunday

From Holy Trinity Church, Skipton, Yorkshire.
Repeated at 12.20am

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Denis Tuohy discusses heaven and hell with David Winter , former head of religious broadcasting at the BBC. Producer Beverley McAinsh


Unknown: Denis Tuohy
Unknown: David Winter
Producer: Beverley McAinsh

: News

: Sunday Papers

: The Living World

Lionel Kelleway presents a six-part series of the nature programme.
1: From over 7,000 acres of nutteries in England before the First World War, there are only 250 acres left today, but Meg Game is determined to see a revival of the cultivated British hazel. Lionel Kelleway visits her orchard. Producer Grant Sonnex


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Unknown: Meg Game
Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Producer: Grant Sonnex

: Sunday

Religious news with Trevor Barnes.
8.00 News 8.10 Sunday Papers
Producer Rachel Hawkes. PHONE: (0161)
[number removed]. WRITE TO: Sunday, Room 5031, BBC North, PO Box 27. Manchester


Unknown: Trevor Barnes.
Producer: Rachel Hawkes.

: Lady Howe

speaks for the Week's Good Cause about a charity which recruits retired professional people to work with charities in need of their experience. DONATIONS TO: REACH, [address removed]. CREDIT CARDS: ([number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

Repeated from Friday

: Morning Service

For the Sunday after Ascension from
Christ Church, Southgate. President and preacher the Rt Rev and Rt Hon Richard Chartres , Lord Bishop of London.
Collegium Regale (Howells); God is gone up (Croft); At the name of Jesus;
Ephesians 4, w 1-13; The head that once was crowned with thorns; Luke
24, w 45―end; Hail the day that sees Him rise; Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour. Director of music Christopher Dell. Organist Graham Fountain.


Unknown: Richard Chartres
Organist: Graham Fountain.

: The Archers

: Mediumwave

Producer Lindsay Leonard. Rptd Tue 11.00pm


Producer: Lindsay Leonard.

: A View from Abroad

Six international writers explore the British culture and landscape.
4: A Circle Completed. Australian poet Les Murray returns to Scotland. Producer Kate McAII


Unknown: Les Murray
Producer: Kate McAii

: Desert Island Discs

With impresario Janet Holmes a Court. Producer Olivia Seligman. Rptd Fri 9.05am


Unknown: Janet Holmes
Producer: Olivia Seligman.

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Gardeners'Question Tille

A special edition with Geoffrey Smith and Eric Robson at the Chelsea
Rower Show and Anne Swithinbank , Pippa Greenwood and Nigel Colborn tracking down exhibits' roots on the islands of the Mediterranean.
Producer Trevor Taylor. Rptd Wed 11.30am


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Eric Robson
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Nigel Colborn
Producer: Trevor Taylor.

: The Classic Serial: A Handful of Dust: 1

By Evelyn Waugh. Dramatised in two parts by Bill Matthews.

Brenda Last embarks on an affair that is the talk of London society.
With Tara Fitzgerald as Brenda and Jonathan Cullen as Tony.

(Rptd Fri 2.00pm)
(Spotlight on Tara Fitzgerald: page 9)


Author: Evelyn Waugh
Dramatised by: Bill Matthews
Director: Sally Avens
Brenda Last: Tara Fitzgerald
Tony: Jonathan Cullen
Beaver: Ronan Vibert
Mrs Beaver: Sally Grace
Jock: James Simmons
Marjorie: Victoria Carling
John Andrew: Nathan Grower
[Actress]: Dariel Pertwee
[Actress]: Kim Wall
[Actress]: Jane Whittenshaw
[Actress]: Colleen Prendergast
{Actress]: Patience Tomlinson
[Actress]: Alice Arnold
[Actor]: Keith Drinkel
[Actress]: Ann Beach

: Pick of the Week

Repeated from Friday

: The Purple, the Blue and the Red

Anthony Howard's recent history of the Church of England. Repeated from Thursday

: Hitchcock and the Beast

The myth of the Beast of Bodmin. Repeated from Tuesday

: Poetry Please!

Gareth Owen introduces poetry requests from the Birmingham
Readers and Writers Festival. Read by Carole Boyd and Stephen Thorne. Producer Sara Davies


Introduces: Gareth Owen
Read By: Carole Boyd
Read By: Stephen Thorne.
Producer: Sara Davies

: Feedback

Repeated from Friday

: In Business

Peter Day asks European bankers, in conference on the shores of Lake
Geneva, about the future of banking. Editor Stephen Chilcott


Editor: Stephen Chilcott

: Children's BBC Radio 4: Hacker

By Malorie Blackman. Dramatised in four parts by Bryony Lavery.
3: The E Jones Proof. Vicky and Gib are on the hunt for vital evidence. with Alice Arnold , Toby Longworth , Jane Lowe , George Russo , Gemma Waterton , Nancy Lodder and Amelia Bullmore. Producer Martin Jameson. First broadcast on Radio 5


Unknown: Malorie Blackman.
Unknown: Bryony Lavery.
Unknown: Alice Arnold
Unknown: Toby Longworth
Unknown: Jane Lowe
Unknown: George Russo
Unknown: Gemma Waterton
Unknown: Nancy Lodder
Unknown: Amelia Bullmore.
Producer: Martin Jameson.
Vicky: Marlene Gordon
Gib: Jotham Annan
Mum: Maureen Morris
Dad: Hugh Quarshie

: Reading Aloud: Growing Up

Last of the series in which writers recall their childhoods. Naturalist.
By Edward 0 Wilson, one of America's greatest scientists. Read by Ed Bishop. Producer Julia Butt


Read By: Ed Bishop.
Producer: Julia Butt

: Open University

8.00 Literary Criticism - a User's Guide: Eagleton and Beyond 8.30
Maths Miscellany: Don't Mention the Margin 9.00 Talking about the Enlightenment 9.20 American
Conversations: David Brower 9.40
Towards a Post-Modern Society


Unknown: David Brower

: Leviathan

: Relatively Speaking

Last of the series in which two family members discuss their relationship. With designer and restaurateur Sir
Terence Conran and his son, fashion designerJasper Conran .Producer John Holmes


Designer: Jasper Conran
Producer: John Holmes

: Take the Money! Openthe BOX!

A three-part series in which Rupert Creed looks at risk. 1: Truth or Dare
Producer Amanda Mares


Unknown: Rupert Creed
Producer: Amanda Mares

: News

: All in the Mind

: Breakaway

: In Committee

WithMichael Fairbaim . Producer David Browne


Unknown: Michael Fairbaim
Producer: David Browne

: Seeds of Faith

The Holy City. The first of three programmes in which Alison Hilliard portrays Jerusalem through the eyes of those to whom the city is sacred - Jews, Christians and Muslims. Producer Norman Winter


Unknown: Alison Hilliard
Producer: Norman Winter

: News

: The Late Story:Hughie's Picnic

Eve Karpf reads a story by Celia Bryce .


Unknown: Eve Karpf
Story By: Celia Bryce

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