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: SUNDAY READING

from Runaway World by Michael Green
Reader, Michael GREEN

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: APNA HI GHAR SAMAJHIYE

Make Yourself at Home for listeners from
India and Pakistan
Correspondence in English, or your own language, should be sent to: Make Yourself at Home. BBC. Broadcasting House, Birmingham 15

: SUNDAY PAPERS

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: CHAPEL IN THE VALLEY

Hymns and sacred music introduced by SANDY MACPHERSON
Singers, MICHAEL RIPPON HAZEL HUNT
CHARLES SMART (organ)

Contributors

Singers: Sandy MacPherson
Singers: Michael Rippon
Singers: Hazel Hunt

: The Archers

Contributors

Written by: Edward J. Mason
Written by: Bruno Milna
Edited by: Godfrey Baseley
Produced by: Tony Shryane

: MORNING SERVICE

from Finaghy Presbyterian Church, Belfast
Conducted by THE REV. LIAM BARBOUR
Metrical Psalm 100: AU people that on earth do dwell
Hymns (R.C.H.): Love divine
(479); Jesus shall reign (388); Dear Lord and Father of mankind (245)
Scripture readings: Jonah 4, vv.
4-11; St. Luke 4, vv. 16-30

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Liam Barbour

: PICK OF THE YEAR

Gale Pedrick 's personal selection of items from BBC radio and television which have been featured in 1968 in Pick of the Week
Introduced by JOHN ELLISON
Edited version of last Friday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Gale Pedrick
Introduced By: John Ellison

: SUNDAY LISTENING POST

Radio's correspondence programme, which reflects listeners' own views on current topics, presents a special Sunday selection of letters with all the family in mind
Introduced by ANNE ALLEN

Contributors

Introduced By: Anne Allen

: MY WORD !

A panel game from the Midlands devised by Tony Shryane and Edward J. Mason
DILYS POWELL and FRANK MUIR challenge
ANNE SCOTT-JAMES, DENTS NORDEN
In the chair, JACK LONG LAND
Last Monday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Jack Long

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE WORLD THIS WEEKEND, THIS YEAR, AND NEXT YEAR

The One O'Clock News leads off this sixty-minute round-up of events around the world which this week looks back over 1968 and peers into the prospects for 1969
Presented by William Hardcastle
Editor, ANDREW BOYLE
A World at One production
See page 44

Contributors

Presented By: William Hardcastle
Editor: Andrew Boyle

: GARDENERS' QUESTION TIME

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN invites FRED Loads, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL to answer questions which listeners have sent in by post
Produced by Kenneth J. Ford
Questions should be on postcards and addressed to: Gardeners' Question Time. BBC. Woodhouse Lane , Leeds 2

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Alan Gemmell
Produced By: Kenneth J. Ford
Unknown: Woodhouse Lane

: THE SUNDAY PLAY

The Box of Delights or When the Wolves were Running A Fantasy by John Masefield freely dramatised for radio by JOHN KEIR CROSS
0 Greatness, hear, 0 Brightness, hark,
Leave us not little, nor yet Dark
Produced by DAVID DAVIS
Broadcast on December 24. 1966
See page 44

Contributors

Unknown: John Masefield
Unknown: John Keir
Produced By: David Davis
a man Kay Harker: Harman Grisewood
a boy Kay Harker: Patricia Hayes
Cole Hawlings: Cyril Shaps
Foxy-faced man: Henry Stamper
Chubby man: Wilfred Babbage
Miss Caroline Louisa: Carol Marsh
The Lady of the Ring: Noel Hood
Maria Jones: Jo Manning Wilson
Susan Jones: Sian Davies
Peter Jones: Eva Haddon
The Bishop: Preston Lockwood
Abner Brown: Felix Felton
Rat: Norman Shelley
Alf Rat: Stanley Unwin
Police Inspector: Hector Ross
Sylvia Daisy Pouncer: Joan Matheson

: HOLIDAYS ABROAD

An all-in holiday in Corfu with BOB DANVERS-WALKER
See page 44

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Danvers-Walker

: CAN I HELP YOU ?

From My Postbag: KENNETH LEWIS , M.P.
What can you reasonably expect from a solicitor?: a viewpoint from EDDIE WILLIAMS
Useful information for people with ideas: Joan Yorke talks to JOHN FIELD, an Assistant Comptroller of the Patent Office
Introduced by ROBIN HOLMES

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Lewis
Talks: Joan Yorke
Introduced By: Robin Holmes

: THE LIVING WORLD

A weekly magazine series about animals and the countryside with DEREK JONES and CHARLES COLES
Producer, Robina Gyle-Thompson
Repeated: Wednesday, 9.5 a.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Derek Jones
Unknown: Charles Coles
Producer: Robina Gyle-Thompson

: DOWN YOUR WAY

† FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited
Jerusalem
Produced by Richard Burwood Repeated: Wednesday, 12.15 p.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Produced By: Richard Burwood

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by ALISTAIR COOKE
Repeated: Monday, 9.5 a.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: THE CRITICS

Review of the Year
A discussion on some outstanding examples of books, art, cinema, theatre, and broadcasting in 1968 On Art:
EDWIN MULLINS , BRYAN ROBERTSON
On Books:
JULIAN MITCHELL. PAT WILLIAMS
On Theatre:
RONALD BRYDEN , HAROLD HOBSON
On Films:
DILYS POWELL , ALEXANDER WALKER
On Broadcasting:
STUART HOOD , GEORGE MELLY DAVID WADE
Introduced by.T. C. WORSLEY
Produced by Helen Rapp
Repeated: Tuesday, 4.0 p.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Edwin Mullins
Unknown: Bryan Robertson
Unknown: Julian Mitchell.
Unknown: Ronald Bryden
Unknown: Harold Hobson
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Alexander Walker
Unknown: Stuart Hood
Unknown: George Melly
Unknown: David Wade
Introduced By: T. C. Worsley
Produced By: Helen Rapp

: SUNDAY SYMPHONY

BBC NORTHERN
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Leader, Reginald Stead
Conducted by GEORGE HURST
Overture: The Magic Flute.Mozart
7.18* Symphony No. 2, in C major
Schumann

Contributors

Leader: Reginald Stead
Conducted By: George Hurst

: WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Royal Literary Fund by JOHN BETJEMAN , C.B.E.
Since its foundation in 1790 the Fund has made 7,000 grants to authors in distress, and it continues to help in ways beyond the scope of State Assistance.
Donations, preferably by crossed P.O. or cheque to:
John Betjeman [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: John Betjeman
Unknown: John Betjeman

: SUBJECT FOR SUNDAY

Lord, behold us!
Most of the English Public Schools were founded on Christian principles.
IAN LINDSAY , ex-public school-boy, investigates the vices and virtues of the system today-with a look at the Old Boy network
Produced by Hubert Hoskiru

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Lindsay
Produced By: Hubert Hoskiru

: THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE

by Thomas Hardy adapted for radio in ten parts by DESMOND HAWKINS with Paul Rogers Meg Wynn Owen 6: The Rivals
' She was beautiful, wealthy, cultured-my superior in every way. Perhaps it was because I was dazzled by her that I did not pause to reflect on her impulsive invitation to me ... '
Music by Vaughan Williams
Produced by BRIAN MILLER
Repeated.' Tuesday, 3.0 p.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Desmond Hawkins
Unknown: Paul Rogers
Unknown: Meg Wynn Owen
Music By: Vaughan Williams
Produced By: Brian Miller
Elizabeth Jane: Meg Wynn Owen
Lucetta Templeman: Penelope Lee
Liddy: Ruby Luscombe
Donald Farfrae: Ian Dewar
Michael Henchard: Paul Rogers

: YOUR HUNDRED BEST TUNES

Introduced by ALAN KEITH with gramophone records of the most popular pieces of music chosen by listeners

Contributors

Introduced By: Alan Keith

: THE NEWS

: THE TIME OF MY LIFE

Sir Darrell Bates who has just retired from the Colonial Service and was until recently Permanent Secretary to the Government of Gibraltar, has chosen the year he spent ' as a kind of Governor' of the Seychelles, 1950, as the time of his life
With the help of ALICE BARRACK and JAMES BONNELAME , two Seychellois resident in England, Sir Darrell demonstrates the Seychellois language and music. He also talks to Lady Knott, herself a Seychelloise, and introduces a recorded memory of the Seychelles made specially for the programme by the writer ALEC WAUGH who was there at the same time as Sir Darrell.
Produced by Tony Gould
Repeated: Friday at 4.0 p.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Darrell Bates
Unknown: James Bonnelame
Unknown: Alec Waugh
Produced By: Tony Gould

: THE EPILOGUE

He humbled himself
A reading from Acts of Devotion All poor men and humble (Oxford
Book of Carols 34)
A reading from ' Medieval Mystics of England'
O little one sweet (Oxford Book of Carols 109)
Philippians 2, w. 1-11

: NEWS SUMMARY

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

played by DAPHNE DOWN (clarinet) DAVID GWILT (piano)

Contributors

Played By: Daphne Down
Piano: David Gwilt

: Closedown









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