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Gerry Northam presents religious news.
8.00 News 8.10 Sunday Papers
Producer Phil Pegum. PHONE: (0161) [number removed]E-MAIL: sunday@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Gerry Northam
Producer:
Phil Pegum.

speaks for the Week's Good Cause about hospice care and education in Brasnov, Romania.
DONATIONS TO: Ellenor Romanian Hospice
Appeal, [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: (0181) [number removed]
ENQUIRIES: [number removed](office hours)

Martin Palmer visits Knaresborough in North Yorkshire and St Mary's Roman Catholic Parish Church.
Knaresborough Churches Choral Society, director Peter Nelson , organist Alan McCredie and children from St Mary's Primary School. Producer Norman Winter

Contributors

Unknown:
Martin Palmer
Organist:
Peter Nelson
Organist:
Alan McCredie
Producer:
Norman Winter

In the sixth of eight programmes, John Walsh wonders at British reluctance to read contemporary translations, and Alain de Botton explains how Proust can change your life. Producer Lisa Osborne
E-MAIL: booksandco@bbc. co.uk Repeated Tuesday 2.00pm

Contributors

Unknown:
John Walsh
Unknown:
Alain de Botton
Producer:
Lisa Osborne

Bob Flowerdew , Nigel Colborn and Geoffrey Smith answer questions posed by staff and readers of the Worcester Evening News. Chairman Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor
Repeated Wednesday 11.30am

Contributors

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

George Mackay Brown 's last novel, dramatised in two parts for radio by Stewart Conn . Thorfinn's loss of Sophie and his father's remarriage echo other changes in the island's life, while Ragnarson, Thorfinn's imaginary future self, creates his own freedom in imagination. with John Yule. John Buick. Eliza Langland, Katherine Connolly , Raymond Short , Simon Scott and Anthony Donaldson. Other parts played by members of the cast. Harpist Charlotte Petersen.
Director Hamish Wilson. Repeated Friday 2pm

Contributors

Unknown:
George MacKay Brown
Radio By:
Stewart Conn
Unknown:
John Yule.
Unknown:
John Buick.
Unknown:
Katherine Connolly
Unknown:
Raymond Short
Unknown:
Simon Scott
Unknown:
Anthony Donaldson.
Harpist:
Charlotte Petersen.
Director:
Hamish Wilson.
Sergeant:
Paul Morrow
Ragnarson:
Billy Riddoch
Tina:
Grace Glover
Ragna:
Wendy Seager
Thorfinn:
Tom Smith
Sophie:
Deirdre Davis
Mr Simon:
Martyn James
Matthew:
Bob Docherty
Harcourt-Smithers:
Michael MacKenzie
JockSeatter:
Robin Thomson

Gareth Owen explores the relationships between poetry and song, and introduces words by Shakespeare,
Byron, Tennyson and WB Yeats which have been set to music. Producer Sally Marmion

Contributors

Unknown:
Gareth Owen
Producer:
Sally Marmion

Afour-part series by John Peacock. 1: The Crystal Wall. The Great Flood destroyed Britain 320 years ago. Now three children from the Seventh
Underground State of St Albans are swept once more to the Overland.
Director Celia De Wolff Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
John Peacock.
Unknown:
St Albans
Director:
Celia de Wolff
Joe:
Ross Livingstone
Wilfred:
Richard Pearce
Beth:
Abigail Docherty
Meg:
Jane Whittenshaw
Arthur:
David Bannerman
Ken:
Derek Warmsley
Gulliver:
Joshua Towb
Emergency voice:
Michael Tudor-Barnes

An eight-part environmental series. 3: Northern Ireland. Mark Whittaker reports from the province in a special programme looking at environmental issues in Northern Ireland. Repeated from Wednesday

Contributors

Unknown:
Mark Whittaker

Love in a Hot Climate. Clara Hampson presents the first of a six-part series on the lives of British people who have made their homes in South America.
Producer Sara Jane Hall Repeat

Contributors

Unknown:
Clara Hampson
Producer:
Sara Jane Hall

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