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from Lylesland Parish
Church, Paisley, led by the Rev Tom McWilliam with the Rev Janette Black.
Hymns (CH3): Praise My Soul the King of Heaven
(360); Be Thou My Vision (87); There's a Wideness in God's Mercy (2 18); Lift Up Your Hearts! (440);
Forth in Thy Name (463). Anthem: The Lord Bless
Thee and Keep Thee (Rutter). Readings: Hosea 14, vv 1-9;
Matthew 9, w 2-13.
Organist Hugh McAulay.

Contributors

Unknown:
Tom McWilliam
Unknown:
Janette Black.
Organist:
Hugh McAulay.

visits the Association for Spinal Injuries and Research at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, where patients and friends put their queries to Dr Stefan Buczacki, Fred Downham and Bridget Moody.
Chairman Clay Jones.

Contributors

Panellist:
Dr Stefan Buczacki
Panellist:
Fred Downham
Panellist:
Bridget Moody
Chairman:
Clay Jones
Producer:
Diana Stenson

Stone Age
Memories of the 60s and her university days have haunted Val for the last 20 years - until a return visit destroys them. Written by Carolyn Sally Jones.
Director Kay Patrick. Stereo

Contributors

Written By:
Carolyn Sally Jones.
Director:
Kay Patrick.
Val:
Jane Whiitenshaw
Alun:
Gareth Armstrong
Rita:
Danielle Allan
Iris/Cassie:
Pam Scobie
Trevor/Mr Balham/Doctor:
Keith Ladd
Mr Pegg:
Peter Wheeler
Jenny:
Henrietta Whitsun Jones
Declan/Rod:
John Capps
Doug:
Paul Downing
MrsPrice:
Ann Rye

Four talks in which
Ian Ousby dips into the sources of contemporary tourism. 3: Holy Days and Holidays Shrines all over Europe celebrate a tradition of kitsch stretching unbroken from medieval jewellery to plastic statuettes made in Taiwan.
Producer Joy Hatwood

Contributors

Unknown:
Ian Ousby
Producer:
Joy Hatwood

Six writers talk to
Christopher Bigsby about the novel that has pride of place on their bookshelves. 2: Malcolm Bradbury and Decline and Fall by Evelyn Waugh.
Reader Brett Usher.
Producer John Theocharis Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Bigsby
Unknown:
Malcolm Bradbury
Reader:
Evelyn Waugh.
Reader:
Brett Usher.
Producer:
John Theocharis

Six programmes about how the Gulf War developed and what it achieved.
Presented by BBC Defence Correspondent Mark Laity. Including the latest perspectives from those who fought and directed the war on the allied side.
4: A Hard Pounding First the air attacks, then the artillery barrage against an Iraqi army that had managed to stay in position and had even raided Saudi Arabia. Would it still be able to resist the imminent land offensive?
Producer Peter Burdin

Contributors

Producer:
Peter Burdin

Nigel Forde investigates whether reading can survive or even be promoted by the invasion of the Nintendo; and joins Captain John Coote on a voyage through fictional seas.

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Forde
Unknown:
John Coote

A special edition asking
"What if Columbus hadn't reached the New World?"
How would the native populations in America have developed without horses or wheels? How would Europe have fared without potatoes, tobacco or maize? Would the scourge of racism have been avoided with no large-scale slave trade?
Dr Christopher Andrew is joined by a distinguished group of American scholars to rewrite world history over the last 500 years. Producer Ian Bell

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Christopher Andrew
Producer:
Ian Bell

Part of Radio 4's Northern
Lightsfestival. A two-part journey in which Vaughan Purvis loses a ship but ffnds himself in east Greenland.
2: The Steep Side of the Snowdrift
Vaughan has decided to stay in Ammassalik and fight to protect the local seal hunters from a huge mining development. In these days of almost continuous darkness, drunkenness spreads like an epidemic through the streets. Christmas is coming. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Vaughan Purvis

Cedric Mason examines the experience of Christians who challenge both Church and State, in the last of four programmes.
Liberating the Church
Producer Bevertey McAinsh. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Cedric Mason
Producer:
Bevertey McAinsh.

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