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A weekly look at religious news and current affairs from home and abroad.
Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer DAVID COOMES

Contributors

Presented By:
Clive Jacobs
Producer:
David Coomes

Morning Service for the third Sunday in Advent comes from the Chapel of the Dominican Sisters Aquinas Hall , Belfast.
The Community Mass is celebrated by THE REV AUSTIN FLANNERY of the Order of Preachers.
Readings: Isaiah 35, w 1-6 and 10; James 5, w 7.10; Matthew 11, vv 2-11
Hymns: Exalt you just ones; That there may be bread; Patience people; Let the valleys be raised
Psalm: Praise His name
Music of the Mass directed by DEIRDRE CARABINE
BBC Northern Ireland

Contributors

Unknown:
Aquinas Hall
Directed By:
Deirdre Carabine

Omnibus edition Directed by PETER WINDOWS Producer
WTLUAM SMETHURST
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Directed By:
Peter Windows
Unknown:
Wtluam Smethurst
Editor:
Anthony Parkin

A series of four programmes about the future of radio and television in Britain. In the Public Service
For this final programme, the BBC's Director-General, Alasdair Milne , is in the studio to answer your questions and to explain how he sees the Corporation's unique role in public service broadcasting being preserved in the expected deluge of commercial offerings.
George Scott is in the chair and the lines are open from 10.15 am.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown:
Alasdair Milne
Unknown:
George Scott

Derek Cooper is joined by Hilary Spurling and Dr Theodore Zeldin to browse through some of the new food books in a quest for stimulating ideas and value- for-money Christmas gifts.
Producer JOY HATWOOD

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Cooper
Unknown:
Hilary Spurling
Unknown:
Dr Theodore Zeldin

by Jane Beeson

The relationship between an older man and his much younger girlfriend is delicately observed through the eyes of his 17-year-old daughter, who fears that her 'stepmother' is planning to run off with Richard, her father's young business colleague.

Contributors

Writer:
Jane Beeson
Director:
Cherry Cookson
Bernard:
Richard Pasco
Claire:
Phoebe Nicholls
Louise:
Anna Nygh
Richard:
Nicholas Farrell

Chris Powlinf talks to authors, illustrators, publishers, booksellers and critics about the season's new children's books in the run-up to the peak Christmas period, including
Brian Alderson , Roald Dahl , Michael Foreman ,
Julia MacRae , Michael Rosen and Fiona Waters. Producer
RICHARD BANNERMAN
(A Kakidoscope repeat)

Contributors

Talks:
Chris Powlinf
Unknown:
Brian Alderson
Unknown:
Roald Dahl
Unknown:
Michael Foreman
Unknown:
Julia MacRae
Unknown:
Michael Rosen
Unknown:
Fiona Waters.
Unknown:
Richard Bannerman

The last of six programmes in which Vernon Sproxton talks about people who have guided him on his spiritual pilgrimage.
Harry Guntrip with contributionsfrom DR J 0.
SUTHERLAND DR ADRIAN GROUNDS
THE REV MAURICE KIDD and the voice of HARRY GUNTRIP
Producer NOEL VINCENT BBC Manchester

Contributors

Talks:
Vernon Sproxton
Unknown:
Harry Guntrip
Unknown:
Sutherland Dr Adrian
Unknown:
Maurice Kidd
Producer:
Noel Vincent

by Benjamin Disraeli, dramatised in six parts by Frederick Bradnum
with Sorcha Cusack as Sybil

SYBIL: Did you expect to see my father here, Stephen?
MORLEY: Your father is conspiring against the State. Tonight they meet in secret to give the last finish to their plans, and tonight they will be arrested.

BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Author:
Benjamin Disraeli
Dramatised by:
Frederick Bradnum
Director:
Vanessa Whitburn
Sybil:
Sorcha Cusack
Charles Egremont:
Richard Derrington
Walter Gerard:
Alan Dobie
Lord Marney:
Michael N Harbour
Stephen Morley:
Terry Molloy
Benjamin Disraeli:
Richard Pasco
Lord Mowbray:
Stephen Hancock
Mountchesney/Tanner:
Peter Harlow
Lady Deloraine:
Patricia Gallimore
Baptist Hatton:
Peter Tuddenham
Lord Milford:
Kim Durham
Dandy Mick/Youth:
Paul Copley
Devilsdust:
Alan Devereux
Chaffing Jack/Police Inspector:
William Eedle
Mr Taper:
David Vann
Mr Tadpole:
David Peart
Mother Superior:
Penelope Lee
Berners/Youth:
Jonathan Owen

Earlier this year, Wynford Vaughan-Thomas followed one of the routes by which the Normans penetrated and held South Wales. He rode from Crickhowell to Pembroke, visiting castles on the way and in this programme, he recalls some of the highlights of that five-day journey.
Researcher JONATHAN DAVIES
Producer TELERI BEVAN
(First broadcast on Radio Wales)

Contributors

Unknown:
Wynford Vaughan-Thomas
Unknown:
Herodefrom Crickhowell
Unknown:
Jonathan Davies
Producer:
Teleri Bevan

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