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: Bells on Sunday

From St Bartholomew the Great,
Smithfield, London. Repeated at 12.20am

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Eileen Campbell considers the relevance of harvest time in the modem world. With
Laurie Rosenberg and Manley Hopkins. Producer Jane Jeffes


Unknown: Eileen Campbell
Unknown: Laurie Rosenberg
Producer: Jane Jeffes

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Pig muck and Hollywood glitz come together in the middle of Wales. Producer Joanna Toye


Producer: Joanna Toye

: Sunday

Trevor Barnes presents religious news.
8.00 News 8.10 Sunday Papers PHONE: (0161) [number removed]. WRITE TO: Sunday, Room 5031, BBC North, PO Box 27, Manchester
E-MAIL: sunday@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Trevor Barnes

: Michael Palin

speaks for the Week's Good Cause about a charity that works to reduce crime by promoting alternatives to prison. DONATIONS TO: Prison Reform Trust, [address removed]
CREDIT CARDS: (0181) [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

Repeated from Friday

: Morning Service

A harvest celebration from South Aston United Reformed Church, Brimingham, led by the Rev John Campbell. We Plough the Fields;
Como te Canterei, Senhor?; 0 que Vale e o Amor; Let All Creation Sing. Director of music Maggie Hamilton. Producer Stephen Shipley


Unknown: John Campbell.
Music: Maggie Hamilton.
Producer: Stephen Shipley

: The Archers

: Mediumwave

With Vincent Hanna. Editor Leslie Robinson
Repeated Tuesday at 11.00pm


Unknown: Vincent Hanna.
Editor: Leslie Robinson

: Books and Company

John Walsh on the use of the vernacular in books, bibles and bestsellers.
Producer Erin Riley. Repeated Tuesday 2.00pm


Unknown: John Walsh
Producer: Erin Riley.

: Desert Island Discs

With comedian and writer Ben Elton. Producer Angie Nehring
Repeated Friday at 9.05am


Unknown: Ben Elton.
Producer: Angie Nehring

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox at the Labour Party Conference in Blackpool.


Unknown: James Cox

: Gardeners' Question Time

Nigel Colborn , Pippa Greenwood and Anne Swithinbank answer questions by Friends of Leicester University Botanic Gardens. Eric Robson is in the chair. Producer Trevor Taylor
Repeated Wednesday at 11.30am * Gardening: page 42


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

: The Classic Serial: Dombey and Son

By Charles Dickens. Dramatised in six parts by Michael Bakewell.
5: The Thunderbolt. "Mr Dombey was resolved to show his wife that he was supreme. There must be no will but his". with Emma Gregory , Norman Rodway ,
Douglas Livingstone , Ross Livingstone , Toby Jones. Rowena Cooper , Deborah Berlin and David Sinclair. Director Jane Morgan Repeated Friday at 2.00pm


Unknown: Charles Dickens.
Unknown: Michael Bakewell.
Unknown: Mr Dombey
Unknown: Emma Gregory
Unknown: Norman Rodway
Unknown: Douglas Livingstone
Unknown: Ross Livingstone
Unknown: Toby Jones.
Unknown: Rowena Cooper
Unknown: David Sinclair.
Director: Jane Morgan
Charles Dickens: Simon Russell Beale
Mr Dombey: Ian Hogg
Edith: Sylvestra Le Touzel
MrCarker: Gerard Murphy
Florence: Lucy Whybrow
MrsSkewton: Jill Balcon
Mrs Brown: Avril Elgar

: Pick of the Week

With Meera Syal. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Meera Syal.

: Probe

Marcus Chown presents the last of a four-part series that asks tough questions about the methods and applications of science. 4: Reputations Producer Richard Aedy
Repeated Wednesday 7.45pm


Unknown: Marcus Chown
Producer: Richard Aedy

: Dublin, Day Return

Dermot Morgan returns to his home city of Dublin after a year's exile in Surrey. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Dermot Morgan

: Poetry Please!

Gareth Owen introduces a programme on the subject of virtue. Poems read by Frances Barber and Paul McGann. Producer Sara Davies


Introduces: Gareth Owen
Read By: Frances Barber
Read By: Paul McGann.
Producer: Sara Davies

: Gerry's Bar

Four encounters with life in Northern
Ireland and beyond by Gerry Anderson. 3: Accordions and Chicken Wire Repeated from Friday


Accordions: Gerry Anderson.

: In Business

The Alchemists. Peter Day investigates biotechnology - the new science that makes big profits, and multimillionaires. Producer Collin Wilde


Producer: Collin Wilde

: The Silver Chair

From The Chronicles ofNarnia by CS Lewis. 3: The giants of Harfang turn out to be not as amiable as the Green Lady had promised. with Aden Gillett , Sephen Thorne ,
Anne Beach. Keith Drinkel , Joyce James and Jane Whittenshaw. Music Peter Howell. Dramatised by Brian Sibley. Director John Taylor


Unknown: Aden Gillett
Unknown: Sephen Thorne
Unknown: Anne Beach.
Unknown: Keith Drinkel
Unknown: Joyce James
Unknown: Jane Whittenshaw.
Music: Peter Howell.
Dramatised By: Brian Sibley.
Director: John Taylor
Puddleglum: Bernard Cribbins
Eustace: Marco Williamson
Jill: Victoria Shalet
Green Lady: Frances Tomelty

: Reading Aloud

Spuds. Taken from Tim Robinson 's survey of the isle of Aran, Stones of Aran. Read by Hugh Ross. Producer Eoin O'Callaghan


Unknown: Tim Robinson
Read By: Hugh Ross.
Producer: Eoin O'Callaghan

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Joanna Pinnock. Repeated from Friday


Presented By: Joanna Pinnock.

: Open University

8.00 New Curiosity Shop 8.30
Diamonds, Rust and a Handful of Sand 9.00 Learning through Life: East Meets West 9.20 American
Conversation: Noam Chomsky 9.40 Talking about the Enlightenment


Unknown: Noam Chomsky

: Fourth Column Revisited

With Peter Tinniswood. Producer Brian King


Unknown: Peter Tinniswood.

: Companion to the COSMOS

The last of the series in which John Gribbin explores scientific conundrums. 5: The Comet's TaleReadings by Crawford Logan. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: John Gribbin
Unknown: Crawford Logan.

: News

: All in the Mind

Presented by Professor Anthony Clare. Repeated from Tuesday


Presented By: Professor Anthony Clare.

: Breakaway

Repeated from yesterday 9.30am

: The Spirit of America

British writer Caryl Phillips presents a series of five interviews in which he explores key moments in African
American history. 3: The McCarthy Years
. Journalist Paul RobesonJr talks about the link between racism in the US and Joe McCarthy 's almost obsessive desire to expose communism. Producer Tony Phillips Repeat


Unknown: Caryl Phillips
Talks: Paul Robesonjr
Talks: Joe McCarthy
Producer: Tony Phillips

: Seeds of Faith

Strange Vagabond of God
The poetic legacy of John Bradburne , shot and killed in 1979 in Zimbabwe where he had worked with lepers for ten years. Presented by Bernard Jackson. Producer Norman Winter


Unknown: John Bradburne
Presented By: Bernard Jackson.
Producer: Norman Winter

: News

: Bells on Sunday

Repeated from 5.50am

: Late Story: A Bit of Company

By Colin Greenland. Reader Kerry Shale. Repeated from Monday


Reader: Colin Greenland.

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