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: Bells on Sunday

From St Mary with St Faith and St Francis, Alverstoke, Hampshire. Repeated at 12.20am

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Mark Tully investigates contentment. Producer Beverley McAinsh


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Beverley McAinsh

: News

: Sunday Papers

: The Living World

The Secret Life of the Rabbit. In the third of six programmes, presenter
Lionel Kelleway and expert Diana Bell explore the world of the wild rabbit. Producer Sandra Sykes


Presenter: Lionel Kelleway
Unknown: Diana Bell
Producer: Sandra Sykes

: Sunday

With Gerry Northam.
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

: David Bellamy

speaks for the Week's Good Cause about a charity devoted to the conservation of bats.
DONATIONS TO: The Bat Conservation Trust. [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: (0171) [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

Repeated from Friday

: Morning Service

St Columba Week
To commemorate the anniversary of the death of St Columba, led by the Rev Norman Shanks , from lona Abbey. Praise with Joy the World's Creator; Christ Is the World's Redeemer; 0
God You Are My God Alone; 0 Lord All the World Belongs to You. Micah 6, W6-8; Corinthians 2, w24-51.


Unknown: Norman Shanks

: The Archers

: Test Match Special

England v Australia
Coverage of the fourth day's play of the First Test at Edgbaston. Including at 3.43* TMS 40 - Champagne
Moments. Peter Baxter recalls some of the highlights of the last 40 years. * Approximate times


Unknown: Peter Baxter

: Medium wave

Vincent Hanna reviews the media. Editor Sarah Eldridge Repeated Tuesday llpm


Unknown: Vincent Hanna
Editor: Sarah Eldridge

: I'm Still Standing

Arthur Smith visits his final favourite watering hole. Producer Rebecca Moore


Unknown: Arthur Smith
Producer: Rebecca Moore

: Desert Island Discs

With poet Benjamin Zephaniah. Producer Laura Parfitt Repeated Friday 9.05am


Unknown: Benjamin Zephaniah.
Producer: Laura Parfitt

: The World This Weekend

from 1. 05pm With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Test Match Special

England v Australia
Coverage of the fourth day's play of the First Test at Edgbaston. Including at 3.43* TMS 40 - Champagne
Moments. Peter Baxter recalls some of the highlights of the last 40 years. * Approximate times


Unknown: Peter Baxter

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bob Flowerdew , Pippa Greenwood and Geoffrey Smith with a 50th anniversary programme. Chaired by Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor Repeated Wednesday 11.30am * The Show That Grew and Grew: page 29


Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: Classic Serial: The Story of an African Farm

By Olive Schreiner , dramatised in two parts by Marion Baraitser.
1: Orphans Lyndall and Em find their world turned upside down with the arrival of the brutal Bonaparte Blenkins. with David Kossoff , Jillie Meers. Jonathan Cullen and Tracy Ann Oberman Director David Blount. Repeated Friday 2pm


Unknown: Olive Schreiner
Unknown: Marion Baraitser.
Unknown: Bonaparte Blenkins.
Unknown: David Kossoff
Unknown: Jillie Meers.
Unknown: Jonathan Cullen
Unknown: Tracy Ann OBErman
Director: David Blount.
Lyndall: Deborah Berlin
Waldo: Robert Harper
Em: Alison Pettitt
Bonaparte Blenkins: Sean Barrett

: Pick of the Week

Repeated from Friday

: Analysis

Repeated from Thursday

: Hong Kong - the Closing Year

Second of six diaries. The Welfare Year Repeated from Tuesday

: Poetry Please!

Adrian Henri presents the second programme of poetry requests from the Merseyside area. Producer Sara Davies


Unknown: Adrian Henri
Producer: Sara Davies

: The Truth Is Our Currency

The last of four programmes about TV news, presented by Martin Bell . News and Truth
Producer Tony Grant. Repeated from Friday


Presented By: Martin Bell
Producer: Tony Grant.

: In Business

Boom Service. Peter Day reports on the growth of the hotel industry. Producer Neil Koenig


Producer: Neil Koenig

: Back Home

A wartime story by Michelle Magorian , dramatised in four parts by Martin Jameson.
1: Evacuee Rusty returns to Britain with an American accent and meets a mother she does not recognise. with George Allonby , Kellie Bright. Sasha Graff , Jamie Damton , Jilly Bond. Jonathan Keeble ,
Jane Whittenshaw. Michelle Magorian and Peter Donaldson. Director David Hitchinson Repeat


Story By: Michelle Magorian
Unknown: Martin Jameson.
Unknown: George Allonby
Unknown: Kellie Bright.
Unknown: Sasha Graff
Unknown: Jamie Damton
Unknown: Jilly Bond.
Unknown: Jonathan Keeble
Unknown: Jane Whittenshaw.
Unknown: Michelle Magorian
Unknown: Peter Donaldson.
Director: David Hitchinson
Rusty: Jessica Marshall-Gardiner
Peggy: Emily Richard
Beatie: Mary Wimbush

: Just the Part

Rodney Milnes talks to six opera singers about their favourite roles.
4: Mezzo Dame Janet Baker talks about her title role in Handel's Julius Caesar.
Producer Gwen Hughes Repeat


Talks: Rodney Milnes
Talks: Dame Janet Baker
Unknown: Julius Caesar.
Producer: Gwen Hughes

: The Natural History Programme

Repeated from Friday

: Open University

8.00 Literary Criticism - a User's
Guide: FR Leavis 8.30 Ahead of Their
Time - Maria Montessori 9.00 Lord
Briggs on Victorian Culture 9.20
Psychology, Race and Racism 9.40
American Conversations: Hugh Sidey


Unknown: Fr Leavis
Unknown: Maria Montessori
Unknown: Hugh Sidey

: What If..

Repeated from yesterday 4pm

: A Good Read

The first of a ten-part series presented by Thomas Sutcliffe. Repeated from Wednesday


Presented By: Thomas Sutcliffe.

: Eureka!

Barbara Myers meets four scientists who have changed the world. 3: Dr Anne McLaren. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Barbara Myers
Unknown: Dr Anne McLaren.

: News

: All in the Mind

Professor Anthony Clare celebrates 750 years of Bedlam. Last in series. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

: Breakaway

Repeated from yesterday 9.30am

: Spirit of the Place

The last of three stories, read by their authors.
3: The Death of Miss Agatha Peake By Louis de Bernieres.
Producer Frances Byrnes Repeat


Unknown: Miss Agatha Peake
Unknown: Louis de Bernieres.
Producer: Frances Byrnes

: Seeds of Faith

In the Steps ofSt Columba
The Miracle Worker. The first recorded sighting of the Loch Ness monster was in 600AD. In the second of four programmes, Ian Bradley travels from Loch Ness to Glencoe in pursuit of the legacy that Columba left behind.
Producers Norman Winter , Rachel Hawkes


Unknown: Ian Bradley
Producers: Norman Winter
Producers: Rachel Hawkes

: News

: Bells on Sunday

Repeated from 5.50am

: Late Story: Essex Dogs

A new story by DJ Taylor about three unlikely thieves, read by Chris Scott. Repeated from Wednesday


Read By: Chris Scott.

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