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7.15 Apna Hi
Ghar Samajhiye for Asian listeners. BBC Birmingham long wave only
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7.50 The Shape of God THE REV BRUCE DRIVER (Matthew 4, vv 1-11) long wave only
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Presenter Clive Jacobs Producer JOHN NEWBURY long wave only
ARTHUR MARSHALL appeals on behalf of Fight for Sight, which promotes research into the prevention of blindness and eye disease.
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Reagan in talks with Trudeau while southerly foreign policy - regarding El Salvador - is softened. Show more
The first of five broadcasts during Lent on the theme of The Fruit of the Spirit
1: Long Suffering from the United Reformed Church. Princes Street. Norwich, conducted by the Minister
THE REV DONALD HILTON
Hvmns: My God, my King (New Church Praise 65); Son of the Lord most high (Congregational
Praise 117); March on, my soul, with strength
(Congregational Praise 531)
Readings: (NEB) Exodus 33. v 18 to 34, v 9; Luke 4. vv 1-13
Organist DEREK BAKER BBC Birmingham
Directed by ANTON GILL Producer
Aricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Introduced by June Knox -Mawer who meets
Caroline and John Ure , travellers in the steps of Tamerlane through the remote regions of Asia Minor: and presents some weekday highlights.
by J.R.R. Tolkien prepared for radio in 26 episodes by Brian Sibley
Starring Ian Holm as Frodo and Michael Hordern as Gandalf
"Three Rings for the Elven kings under the sky
Seven for the Dwarf-lords in their halls of stone,
Nine for Mortal Men doomed to die,
One for the Dark Lord on his dark throne
In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie."
with John Le Mesurier as Bilbo, Peter Woodthorpe as Gollum, William Nighy as Sam and Gerard Murphy as the Narrator
(Repeated: Wed 10.30 pm) (Gerard Murphy is a member of the RSC)
Souvenir Tolkien posters based on this week's Radio Times cover, available at Â£1.00 each (p and p incl), from Radio 4 Poster Offer [address removed] (PO and cheques payable to BBC Radio)
Derek Cooper surveys the industry and its products; the preferences and prejudices that govern what we eat.
Producer JOY HATWOOD
12.55 Weather; programme news
Presenter Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only
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Polyglots by WILLIAM GERHARDIE Adapted for radio by OLIVIA MANNING from the novel of the same title
A young Englishman in the course of travelling on a military mission to the Far East, discovers his cosmopolitan relatives and a dedication to romance.
' Underneath the shamelessness and the farce, his themes are the great ones, of love, grief and death, of intimations of joy and of our imprisonment in the world of flesh and time.'
(c. p. SNOW, Sunday Times)
Directed by RICHARD WORTLET
(First broadcast in 1977)
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ArthurNegus and Bernard Price discuss listeners' queries on antiques.
Introduced by Hugh Scully Producer SARAH PITT
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with John Eidinow
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Brian Johnston visits Parkgate in the Wirral Peninsula in Cheshire. Once a busy port with a thriving fishing industry, today it's mainly a residential village attracting many visitors who come perhaps, to buy shrimps, or maybe just to stroll along the Parade and enjoy the scenery and wildlife of the Dee Estuary.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH. BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Tues 12.20 pm) long wave only
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Robert Hardy presents a series of six pictorial journeys through history, bringing together period songs and writings to create a kaleidoscope of British life as once it was lived.
1: To Be a Farmer's Bob The life and work down the centuries of Hodge, the English agricultural labourer recalled by Mary Wimbush
Harry Landis and Michael Greatorcx
With CHARLES WEST, MARY THOMAS , CHARLES YOUNG AND HIS SINGERS AND
Compiled by GERALD FROW Producer JOHN DYAS Charles West is in (' Annie ' at the Victoria Palace Theatre, London)
This week a new voice joins the presentation team - John Mills from Norwich - and the programme concentrates on two stories of particular relevance to
East Anglia: employment prospects and the formation of a club to help people suffering from agoraphobia.
Editor MARLENE PEASE
4: The Man in the Iron Mask
' There was a telegram lying on the chest in the hall. I picked it opened it and on it was written " Can you come to see me at 9.0 tomorrow and bring some of your work -
Douglas Fairbanks. " Well, it was like a mandate from
Heaven. I couldn't believe it.' Laurence Irving in conversation with John Miller.
Producer JOHN KNIGHT
The Archbishop of York. The Most Rev Dr Stuart Blanch , gives a series of six lectures for Lent on what is sometimes called The Second Table of the Ten
Commandments. Introduced by Colin Semper
1: Law and Freedom
Questions for discussion in groups or for consideration by the individual listener:
(1) Does anyone share the experience of freedom within an ordered life? Give examples.
(2) At what particular points do you think that law begins to endanger our personal freedoms? (3) Is it likely that
Britain could go the way of other totalitarian or single party systems? If so, what would you propose to do about it?
BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by SEIJI OZAWA
HAROLD WRIGHT (clarinet)
Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A (K 622)
(WCRB recording from Boston Symphony Transcription Trust. First broadcast on R3)
(Details: Thurs 4.15 pm)
The final programme looks at the domestic scene and includes the confessions of a washing-line fetishist. Introduced by Brian Thompson with music by MARK BUNYAN Producer KAY JAMIESON BBC Manchester
Italy 1943. Salerno: 191 of Montgomery's Eighth Army troops refused to fight and were charged and convicted of mutiny. Three sergeants were sentenced to death, the others to imprisonment. Why did it happen? Winner of the Radio Industries Club of Scotland Daily Record
Award for the best factual programme of 1980. Presented by Ludovic Kennedy
Written and compiled by GEORGE HUME. Researcher DOREEN STEWART
GEOFFREY CAMERON and DANIEL MEIKLE BBC Scotland
Sung to the music of Thomas Tallis
Presented by David Coss. Producer
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude