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: Bells on Sunday

From St Margaret's, Westminster. Repeated at 12.20am

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Mark Tully talks to barrister
Christopher Clarke about issues of crime and appropriate punishment, and good and bad judgement. Producer Beverley McAinsh


Talks: Mark Tully
Unknown: Christopher Clarke
Producer: Beverley McAinsh

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

A Lockerbie farmer serves up a border breakfast for Lindsay Cannon. Producer Gill Powell


Unknown: Lindsay Cannon.
Producer: Gill Powell

: Sunday

Gerry Northam presents religious news.
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 M60 1SJ E-MAIL: sunday@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Gerry Northam
Producer: Phil Pegum

: Judith Chalmers

speaks for the Week's Good Cause about a charity that aims to advance public awareness of the causes, prevention and cure of cancer, particularly those affecting women.
DONATIONS TO: Women's Nationwide Cancer Control Campaign, [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: (0181) [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

Repeated from Friday

: Morning Service

The Orthodox church celebrates
Easter (Pascha), and Martin Palmer visits the hermitage of Saints Anthony and Cuthbert in Shropshire, where he explores the mystery of Pascha with Brother Aidan , who is developing the surrounding land as a natural icon. Music for Pascha comes from Dnipro, a choir based in Oldham Ukrainian Orthodox
Church. Conductor Stefan Moroz. Producer Clair Jaquiss
See also BBC Radio 3 9.30pm and 1.00am


Unknown: Martin Palmer
Unknown: Saints Anthony
Unknown: Brother Aidan
Conductor: Stefan Moroz.
Producer: Clair Jaquiss

: The Archers

: Mediumwave

Vincent Hanna reviews the media. Editor Leslie Robinson
Repeated Tuesday 11.00pm


Unknown: Vincent Hanna
Editor: Leslie Robinson

: Books and Company

In the last of the series, Richard Coles offers a potted biography of the darling of film-makers,
Joseph Conrad. And listeners bring their second-hand literary treasures into the studio to hear an expert's view on their interest and value. Producer Lisa Osborne
E-MAIL: booksandco@bbc. co.uk Repeated Tuesday 2.00pm


Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Joseph Conrad.
Producer: Lisa Osborne

: Desert Island Discs

With comedy writer Andy Hamilton. Producer Angie Nehring Repeated Friday 9.05am


Unknown: Andy Hamilton.
Producer: Angie Nehring

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Gardeners' Question Time

Nigel Colborn , Anne Swithinbank and Pippa Greenwood answer some of the questions sent in by post. With chairman Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor
Repeated Wednesday 11.30am


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

: Classic Serial: Rogue Herries

By Hugh Walpole , dramatised in four parts by Eric Pringle.
2: Forty-Five. Francis encounters
Mirabell again and his fate is sealed. with Shirley Dixon , Robert Harper , Carolyn Jones. Alex Lowe , Gerard McDermott , loan Meredith. Chris Pavlo and Stephen Thorne.
Director David Blount. Repeated Friday 2.00pm


Unknown: Hugh Walpole
Unknown: Eric Pringle.
Unknown: Shirley Dixon
Unknown: Robert Harper
Unknown: Carolyn Jones.
Unknown: Alex Lowe
Unknown: Gerard McDermott
Unknown: Chris Pavlo
Unknown: Stephen Thorne.
Director: David Blount.
Francis: Gavin Muir
David: Mark Bonnar
Deborah: Jane Whittenshaw
Margaret: Janet Maw
Mirabell: Deborah Berlin
Roche: Hugh Dickson
Cumberlege: Gordon Reid
Hetty: Alison Pettin

: Pick of the Week

With Chris Searle.
Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Chris Searle.

: Analysis

How Britain Is Governed
Peter Kellner asks politicians and Professor Peter Hennessy if it is time for constitutional change. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Peter Kellner
Unknown: Professor Peter Hennessy

: Walston Goes Walkabout

The third of four programmes.
Pastis on Ice. Oliver Walston visits the last French outpost in North America. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Oliver Walston

: Poetry Please!

Gareth Owen introduces a selection of poems celebrating popular music, including Philip Larkin on jazz, Wendy Cope on the Beatles, and Martin Newell on the music scene.
Producer Sally Marmion


Introduces: Gareth Owen
Unknown: Philip Larkin
Unknown: Wendy Cope
Unknown: Martin Newell
Producer: Sally Marmion

: In Business

The Crash of 97. Tremors hit the stock markets. Peter Day asks whether business needs to bother about them.
Producer Neil Koenig


Producer: Neil Koenig

: Joe's Kingdom

A four-part serial by John Peacock. 3: The Betrayal. Joe, Beth and Wilf continue their quest to find the Citadel. With Dexter Fletcher as Danny.
Director Ceiia De Wolff Repeat


Unknown: John Peacock.
Unknown: Dexter Fletcher
Director: Ceiia de Wolff
Joe: Ross Livingstone
Wilfred: Richard Pearce
Beth: Abigail Docherty
Lil: Jane Whittenshaw
Arthur: David Bannerman
Luke: Derek Warmsley
Gulliver: Joshua Towb

: Dancing for a Living

In the fourth of six programmes, Lynne Walker talks to pianist and conductor Philip Gammon. Producer Gillian Hush Repeat


Talks: Lynne Walker
Conductor: Philip Gammon.

: Open University

8.00 Relatively Speaking - E=mc2
8.30 Business School Masterclass-
Managing a Brand 9.00 Art and Illusion 9.20 Market Economies in Russia and China 9.40 American
Conversations: JK Galbraith

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Kelvin Boot. Repeated from Friday


Presented By: Kelvin Boot.

: Cabbages and Kings

A history series with David Nokes. Repeated from yesterday 4.00pm


Unknown: David Nokes.

: Growing Spaces

Gardening magazine. Repeated from Friday

: Costing the Earth

An eight-part environmental series. 5: ElectionRepeated from Wednesday

: News

: All in the Mind

Professor Anthony Clare gets into the motorist's mind.
Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

: Breakaway

Repeated from yesterday 9.30am

: New Latinos

The third in a six-part series looking at British people who have made their homes in South America.
Marrying a Pop Star. Clare Hampson meets a woman who fell in love with a Brazilian pop star called Herbert. Producer Sara Jane Hall Repeat


Unknown: Clare Hampson
Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: Seeds of Faith Christianity and Depression

Cast into the Wilderness. Trevor Bames talks to church leaders about the effects of depression's on lives and ministries.

: News

: Bells on Sunday

Repeated from 5.50am

: Late Story: Resurrection

By Elizabeth Buchan , read by Christopher Scott. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Elizabeth Buchan
Read By: Christopher Scott.

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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.

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