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: Sunday Reading

Daily Readings from W. E. Sangster : RONALD ALLISON reads extracts from the book edited by Frank Cumbers
7.55 Weather: programme news
Today's Time: GTS 8.0, 9.0 am
1.0 6.0. 11.0 pm
10.0 pm


Unknown: W. E. Sangster
Unknown: Ronald Allison
Edited By: Frank Cumbers

: The News

8.10 Apna Hi Char Samajhiye (Make Yourself at Home)
A programme for listeners from India and Pakistan
8.10 The Eye-Witness
(on VHF and Ramsgate) Reports from Britain and overseas
8.40 Sunday Papers
8.50 Programme news
8.55 Weather

: The News

: Chapel in the Valley

Hymns and sacred music introduced by SANDY MACPHERSON Singers:


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

: The Archers


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

: Morning Service

from Warwick Road
Congregational Church, Coventry conducted by the Minister THE REV DAVID H. BALE assisted by THE REV VALERIE J. DINNING
Introit: Let my prayer come up to thee i purceW
Readings: Hebrews 11, vv 1-10 and 12. vv 1-2; St Mark 10, vv 28-34
Hvmns (cp): We praise, we worship thee. 0 God (14): 0 thou who earnest from above (4381; Who would true valour see (486): All my hope on God is founded (417)


Unknown: The Rev David H. Bale
Assisted By: The Rev Valerie J. Dinning
Organist: Susan Hill

: Pick of the Week

GALE PEDRICK selects items from BBC radio and television introduced bv JOHN ELLISON
(Edited version of last Friday's broadcast;


Unknown: John Ellison

: Sunday Listening Post

Radio's correspondence programme, which reflects listeners' own views on current topics, presents some Sunday-morning letters selected with all the family in mind. introduced by WALTER JAMES
For either the weekday or Sunday editions, send your letters to: Listening Post, BBC, Broadcasting House, London [Postcode removed]


Introduced By: Walter James

: I'm Sorry. You've Heard This Before

or ' I'm Sorry. I'll Read That Again - Again! : from the award-winning series starring TIM BROOKE-TAYLOR , JOHN CLEESE GRAEME GARDEN, DAVID HATCH JO KENDALL , and RILL ODDIE THE DAVE LEE GROUP


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: John Cleese
Unknown: David Hatch
Unknown: Jo Kendall
Written By: Bill Oddie
Written By: Graeme Garden
Produced By: David Hatch
Produced By: Peter Titheradge

: Weather

I and programme news

: The World this Weekend

The One O'Clock News leads off this sixty-minute up-to-the-minute report on the world around us. with the latest news, the background to the news. and the people in the news presented by William Davis
A World at One production


Presented By: William Davis
Editor: Andrew Boyle

: Gardeners' Question Time

FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL to answer questions which listeners have sent in by post
Produced by KENNETH FORD
(Questions should be on postcards and addressed to: Gardeners' Question Time. BBC. Woodhouse Lane , Leeds, [Postcode removed])


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

: The Sunday Play

The Advertisement nataiLia ginzburg's new play translated from the Italian and adapted for radio by HENRY REED
This play by the distinguished Italian novelist was done at the National Theatre with the two leading parts played by the same actors as in this radio performance, first broadcast in the Third Programme on the night of the play's stage premiere a year ago
Produced by MARTIN ESSLIN (Joan Plowright and Derek Jacobi are National Theatre players)


Unknown: Henry Reed
Produced By: Martin Esslin
Produced By: Joan Plowright
Produced By: Derek Jacobi
Teresa: Joan Plowright
Lorenzo: Derek Jacobi
Elena: Rosalind Shanks
Giovanna: Carol Mason

: Talking About Antiques

Is it old? Is it genuine? What is it? ARTHUR NEGUS and BERNARD PRICE discuss listeners' questions With HUGH SCULLY
Produced by PAMELA HOWE
(Questions to Talking About Antiques, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LRJ


Produced By: Pamela Howe

: Can I Help You?

Family Law Reform Act 1969: ELIZABETH MITCHELL explains how it affects the property rights of illegitimate children
' Please advise me ': EDDIE WIL LIAMS answers a mixed bag of listeners' questions
From Here and There: JOAN YORKE with some more useful information
Introduced by JOHN WEBSTER


Unknown: Elizabeth Mitchell
Unknown: Eddie Wil
Unknown: Joan Yorke
Introduced By: John Webster

: The Living World

The weekly series reflecting wildlife and its position in today's ever-changing world presented by DEREK JONES
Producer dilys BREESE


Presented By: Derek Jones
Producer: Dilys Breese

: Down Your Way

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited Norfolk
Produced by STEPHEN WILLIAMS (Repeated: Wed. 12.15 pm.


Produced By: Stephen Williams

: Weather

and programme news

: The News

: Letter from America

(Repeated: Monday, 9.5 am)


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: My Word !

A panel game from the Midlands devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON
In the chair JACK LONGLAND
Edward J. Mason , who has spent more than 14 years feeding My Word's voracious appetite with quotations, words. and aphorisms, has had to add another half-dozen volumes to his library of dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopaedias. For the series beginning this evening is the twentieth so far. ' My books,' says Ted, ' range from a first, edition Brewer to the latest half-hundredweight of lexicography from the usa with words to make Dr Johnson's eyes pop! ,
Crossword puzzlers and quiz enthusiasts bombard him with suggestions. ' Usually their words have already been mangled by Norden. Muir , Dilys Powell , and Anne Scott -James. In 244 programmes, what do you expect? '
(Repeated: Friday, 7.0 pm)


Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Jack Longland
Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: Norden. Muir
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Anne Scott

: Sunday Symphony

BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA leader. JOHN BACON conducted by DAVID LLOYD-JONES Ravel Suite: Mother Goose
7.26* Schubert Symphony No 6, in c major


Leader: John Bacon
Conducted By: David Lloyd-Jones

: Week's Good Cause

WINSTON S. CHURCHILL appeals on behalf of the UK Council for Overseas Student Affairs Nigerian/ Biafran Fund Because of the civil war in Nigeria many students already over here will be unable to complete their courses of study unless they are supported. They will be among the future leaders in their own country, and they need help
Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

: Subject for Sunday

Abandoned and Alone
LESLIE SMITH investigates the problems of women abandoned by their husbands. Left in many cases with children to bring up and without private means of support, they turn for assistance to the Welfare State


Unknown: Leslie Smith
Produced By: Hubert Hoskins

: The Age of Innocence

The novel by EDITH WHARTON adapted for radio in ten parts by EILEEN CULLEN with Eileen Atkins and Stephen Thorne
9: I Must Open the Windows
Countess Olenska is summoned to the grandmother's bedside
Other parts ALAN BARRY
Produced by R. D. SMITH
(Repeated: Tuesday, 3.0 pm)


Novel By: Edith Wharton
Unknown: Eileen Cullen
Unknown: Eileen Atkins
Unknown: Stephen Thorne
Unknown: Alan Barry
Produced By: R. D. Smith
Narrator: Margaret Wolfit
May Welland: Patricia Gallimore
Mrs Welland: Joan Matheson
Newland Archer: Stephen Thorne
Lawrence LeffertS: Brian Haines
Mrs Welland: Joan Matheson
Ellen Olenska: Eii Een Atkins
Mrs Manson Mingott: Kathleen Helme

: Your Hundred Best Tunes

Introduced by AI.AN KEITH with gramophone records of the most popular pieces of music chosen by listeners

: Weather

: The News

: Garbage

The rubbish thrown daily into the dustbins of Britain helps to save the country thousands of millions of pounds a year in foreign currency. BOB ROSS talks to some of the people in the Reclamation Industry who make this possible


Talks: Bob Ross

: The Epilogue

Thy comforts delight my soul Readings from The Book of the Sparkling Stone by B. J. Ruvsbroek : My God. I love thee (BBC HB 2761; May the love of Christ our Saviour (BBC HB 524)


Unknown: B. J. Ruvsbroek

: Weather

: News Summary

: Music at Night

Beethoven Variations on God Save the King: Variations on Rule,
Britannia Schumann Humoreske , Op 20


Unknown: Britannia Schumann Humoreske

: Election Special

How West Germany Voted
By now firm trends will have emerged from the voting in today's crucial General Election in West Germany. Radio 4 remains open late to bring you this special report from Bonn

: Closedown

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