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: Bells on Sunday

From St Giles's, Cripplegate, London. Repeated at 12.20am

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Peter Hobday asks whether it is the maverick or the conformist who contributes more to life and society. Producer Beverley McAinsh Repeated at 11.15pm


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Producer: Beverley McAinsh

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Oliver Walston shares some Bavarian fare with pig farmer Christof Schwab. Producer Alasdair Cross


Unknown: Oliver Walston
Unknown: Christof Schwab.
Producer: Alasdair Cross

: 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

: The Week's Good Cause

is about a charity which provides support for dyslexics and their families. DONATIONS TO: British Dyslexia Association,[address removed] CREDIT CARDS: (0118) [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

Repeated from Friday

: Morning Service

From Christ Church Methodist Church, Croydon, Surrey. Music and praise with the Methodist Association of Youth
Clubs orchestra and singers. Led by the Rev Roger Cresswell. Preacher the Rev Mark Wakelin. Director of music Craig McLeish. Thy Hand, 0
God, Has Guided; Kyrie Eleison ; The
"Belief" Medley; We Are the Church (G Kendrick); Hallelujah, My Father; Go Forth and Tell; 2 Corinthians 11, w21-30; Genesis 4, w2-10.


Unknown: Roger Cresswell.
Unknown: Mark Wakelin.
Music: Craig McLeish.
Unknown: Kyrie Eleison

: The Archers

: Mediumwave

Roger Bolton reviews the media. Editor Sarah Eldridge
Repeated Tuesday 11pm


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Editor: Sarah Eldridge

: Books and Company

In the last of the current series, Will Self visits his local library, and Martin Gilbert unearths some harrowing eyewitness accounts of persecution in Nazi Germany.
Repeated Tuesday 2pm


Presenter: Will Self
Presenter: Martin Gilbert
Producer: Lisa Osborne

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's guest is broadcaster and popular historian John Julius Norwich. See picture and caption on page 147. Producer Angie Nehring. Repeated Friday 9.05am


Unknown: John Julius Norwich.
Producer: Angie Nehring.

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Gardeners' Question Time

Nigel Colborn , Bob Flowerdew and Geoffrey Smith answer questions sent in by post. With chairman Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor
Repeated Wednesday 11.30am


Unknown: Nigel Colborn
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: Classic Serial: Childhood's End

By Arthur C Clarke , adapted in two parts by Tony Mulholland. See picture and caption on page 147.
1: Beginning. The world is at war. Self-destruction is inevitable. Then the Overlords arrive. What do they want? with Peter Jeffrey , Bernard Lloyd , Alison Pettitt , Lynn Farleigh , Paul Webster , Paul Birchard.
Leon Tanner , Jonathan Owen , Sue Kimberley , Katherine Messenger , Patricia Perry and Yana Weinstein. Director Brian Lighthill Repeated Friday 2pm


Author: Arthur C Clarke
Dramatist: Tony Mulholland.
Karellen: Peter Jeffrey
Wainwright: Bernard Lloyd
Katerina: Alison Pettitt
Katya: Lynn Farleigh
Sir Kenneth: Paul Webster
Luther: Paul Birchard.
Mark: Leon Tanner
Kircher: Jonathan Owen
The Thai President: Sue Kimberley
The Terrorist: Katherine Messenger
Doctor: Patricia Perry
Young Katerina: Yana Weinstein.
Director: Brian Lighthill
Jan: Steven Pacey
Stormgren: Philip Voss

: Pick of the Week

With Janet Suzman. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Janet Suzman.

: Analysis

Teachers on Trial
How can new government policies help schools attract good teachers, motivate the mediocre and sack the bad? Repeated from Thursday

: Mean Times Australia

A six-part series presenting true stories from Australia's past. 2: Bushrangers Repeated from Tuesday

: Poetry Please!

In the first of two programmes celebrating his 60th birthday,
Roger McGough reflects on poetry which has inspired him. With reader Eleanor Bron. Producer Felicity Goodall


Unknown: Roger McGough
Reader: Eleanor Bron.
Producer: Felicity Goodall

: Feedback

With Chris Dunkley. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Chris Dunkley.

: In Business

Whistle Blowers
Peter Day looks at what happens when workers uncover company malpractice. Producer Rosamund Jones


Producer: Rosamund Jones

: Into the Dark

By Nicholas Wilde , dramatised in three parts by Peter Kerry.
3: The Seagull. Roly comes to tea. with Valmai Jones and Claude Close. Music Kevin Sergeant. Director Chris Wallis Repeat


Unknown: Nicholas Wilde
Unknown: Peter Kerry.
Unknown: Valmai Jones
Unknown: Claude Close.
Director: Chris Wallis
Matt: Alex Carter
Roly: Jamie Lee
Bev: Sue Johnston

: Breakaway

Repeated from yesterday 9.30am

: Language Extras

8.00 Leisure Language Strand/French 4: Les Grandes Randonnees Producer Christopher Stone
8.30 Teach Your Child French
4: Le Plateau
Producer Merilyn Harris
BBC EDUCATION INFORMATION: (0181)[number removed]
8.45 Deutsch Plus 1
4: Die Mark
Producer Mick Webb Repeat
9.00 Deutsch Plus 2
4: Freizeit
Producer Alan Wilding
9.15 Chansons
Cinqchanteurs. 4: Renaud Sechan Producer Mick Webb
9.30 The French Experience 4: Paris. With Chantal Cuer.
Producer Mick Webb Repeat


Producer: Christopher Stone
Producer: Mick Webb
Producer: Alan Wilding
Producer: Mick Webb
Producer: Mick Webb

: The Natural History Programme

With Joanna Pinnock. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Joanna Pinnock.

: The Romans in Britain

Repeated from yesterday 4pm

: The Return of Itchy Feet

Rory Maclean explores the restlessness felt by us all in different ways. In the last of the series, Russell Hoban explores the Coca-Cola culture. Producer Mary Price


Unknown: Rory MacLean
Unknown: Russell Hoban

: Reinventing the Wheel

Comedian Ben Silburn continues his four-part investigation into the history of technology. Part 2.


Unknown: Ben Silburn

: News

: All in the Mind

A look at religion and mental health. Repeated from Tuesday

: Europe Now

With Norman Smith.
Producer David Browne
E-MAIL: europe.now@bbc.co.uk
WEBSITE: http://www.bbc.co.uk/europenow


Unknown: Norman Smith.
Producer: David Browne

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.10am

: News

: Bells on Sunday

Repeated from 5.50am

: The Late Story: Backstroke

By Ruth Thomas , read by Sarah Collier. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Ruth Thomas
Read By: Sarah Collier.

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