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: Sunday Reading

ROBERT EDDI SON'S personal choice
7.55 Weather: programme news

: The News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

A weekly religious programme See Variations, cot 5

: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

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

: Weather

: The News

9.5 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America



Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The Archers

(from Birmingham)


Writer: Edward J. Mason
Writer: Bruno Milna
Editor: Godfrey Baseley
Producer: Tony Shryane

: Harvest Thanksgiving

from St Comgall's Parish Church, Bangor, Co Down conducted by the Rector, THE REV GEORGE MITCHELL
Hymns (ICH): Come, ye thankful people, come (297); We plough the fields and scatter (308); Father of mercies, God of love (300) Psalm 150
Lessons: Genesis 1. vv 24-31 St Matthew 13. vv 3-9
Anthem: Achieved is the glorious work (Haydn) Organist BRIAN HUNTER


Organist: Brian Hunter

: Motoring and the Motorist

Introduced by JIM PESTRIDGE
Garage Servicing: ROBIN RICHARDS discusses the ' Motoring Which? ' report
Protecting the car's underside: by MICHAEL KEMP of the Daily Sketch
Private Prosecution: CHARLES BRANDRETH discusses With C. H. ROLPH an action by an aggrieved motorist together with topical news and at 11.43* the latest traffic report Produced by ARTHUR PHILLIPS


Introduced By: Jim Pestridge
Unknown: Michael Kemp
Unknown: Charles Brandreth
Unknown: C. H. Rolph
Produced By: Arthur Phillips

: From the Grass Roots

A countrywide look at politics from outside Westminster Presented from Bristol by GEORGE SCOTT


Produced By: Anthony Smith

: Options

A selective took at the arts
Philip Oakes introduces this week's choice from what is new and what is always around us and talks to people who have a special interest in what he has seen and heard.
12.55Weather; programmenews


Introduces: Philip Oakes
Produced By: Rosemary Hart
Produced By: Alan Haydock

: The World This Weekend

The One O'Clock News leads off this 60-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 Anthony Howard


Presented By: Anthony Howard
Editor: Harry Brown

: Gardeners' Question Time

FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL to answer questions which listeners have sent in by post
Produced by KENNETH FORD (Repeated: Tuesday, 4.0 pm)
Questions, on postcards, to [address removed]


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

: The Sunday Play

Defence in Depth by PATRICK RIDDELL adapted by ROGER PINE with Paul Daneman and Sarah Lawson
'Alcohol is a drug. The majority can take it safety, a minority can't.'
A man who has inflicted grievous bodily harm on his wife is a difficult man to defend, even if he is suffering from the disease of alcoholism.
Produced by JOHN GIBSON followed by an interlude


Unknown: Patrick Riddell
Adapted By: Roger Pine
Unknown: Paul Daneman
Unknown: Sarah Lawson
Produced By: John Gibson
Charles Benton: Carleton Horbs
Helen Boutwood: Sarah Lawson
John Megarrel: Paul Daneman
Janet Ashton: Marjorie Westbury
Edward Ashton: Haydn Jones
Jonathan Fordham: Ralph Truman
Henry Falman -: Lockwood West

: Talking About Antiques

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


Unknown: Hugh Scully
Produced By: Pamela Howe

: The Living World

Radio Nature Trail on the Sea-shore
The Living World visits the coast of Pembrokeshire to look at the wildlife of the sea-shore - including, we hope, the seals. Introduced by DEREK JONES Produced by DILYS BREESE (from Bristol)
(Shortened version: Wed, 9.5 am)


Introduced By: Derek Jones
Produced By: Dilys Breese

: In Touch

A weekly magazine of special interest to blind listeners
Here. There and Everywhere: a report on recent events by GEORGE MILLER
Talking Newspaper: RONALD STURT describes a Welsh experiment to JUNE ROSE Introduced by DAVID SCOTT BLACKHALL
Produced by THENA HESHEL


Unknown: George Miller
Unknown: Ronald Sturt
Introduced By: David Scott Blackhall
Produced By: Thena Heshel

: Down Your Way

FRANKLIN ENGELMANN recently visited the Cambuslang district of Lanarkshire
Produced by RICHARD BURWOOD ) † (Extended version: Wed, 7.30)
5.55 Weather; programme news


Produced By: Richard Burwood

: Eustace and Hilda

A serial for radio in 12 parts based on the novels of L. P. HARTLEY and adapted by ARCHIE CAMPBELL Time: The early 1900s.
Of all the grown-up inhabitants of Anchorstone it was only old Miss Fothergill with her ugly face, her witch's hands, and her creaking bath-chair who really held terror for the Cherrington children. Then one day ...
2: The Lion in the Path
(For cast see Tuesday, 3.0)


Unknown: L. P. Hartley
Adapted By: Archie Campbell

: Speaking for Myself ...

A topical talk by a professional broadcaster Rene Cutforth ... Ian Mcintyre. ...
Gerald Priestland ...


Unknown: Rene Cutforth
Unknown: Ian McIntyre.
Unknown: Gerald Priestland

: Subject for Sunday

About people - what they believe and what they do
Agoraphobia: TONY ASPLER talks to people who suffer from this distressing illness and to those who try to help them.


Talks: Tony Aspler
Produced By: Hubert Hoskins

: Week's Good Cause

DR WINIFRED KANE , MB, BS appeals on behalf of St Giles Housing Association of which she is Vice-Chairman and Honorary Medical Adviser. This Association provides specially designed self-contained flats for severely disabled persons, married and single, helping them to lead independent lives and follow outside employment.
Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed].


Unknown: Dr Winifred Kane
Unknown: Dr W. Kane

: Bach

St John Passion
Evangelist JOZSEF RETI (tenor) Christus JOZSEF DENE (bass) MARGIT LASZLO (soprano) MARTA SZIRMAY (contralto) GYÖRGY MELIS (baritone)


Tenor: Jozsef Reti
Bass: Jozsef Dene
Soprano: Margit Laszlo
Contralto: Marta Szirmay
Baritone: György Melis
Chorus-Master: Istvan Parkai
Chorus-Master: Gabor Lehotka
Harpsichord: Zsuzsa Pertis
Conducted By: György Lehel

: * The Interval On Looking into Yourself

by DEREK WRIGHT , Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Leicester
' We are the music while the music lasts': how does that marvellous escape from ourselves come about, when we truly find our lives by losing them? Derek Wright tells how he studied and practised one way to inner freedom at a Buddhist meditation centre in England.


Unknown: Derek Wright
Unknown: Derek Wright

: * St John Passion

Part 2
(Recording from the 1969 Budapest Music Weeks made available by courtesy of Hungarian Radio)

: Lord David Cecil

talks to IRENE SLADE about his life and career since the First World War.
From the BBC Sound Archives
9.58 Weather


Unknown: Irene Slade

: The Ten O'Clock News

0 Stereophony: see page 14

: With Great Pleasure

Dr Roy Strong Director of the National Portrait Gallery presents a personal choice of drama, prose, and verse that has influenced his life and work. This anthology is read by DOROTHY REYNOLDS and ANGUS MACKAY who appear with Dr Strong before an invited audience.


Unknown: Dr Roy Strong
Read By: Dorothy Reynolds
Read By: Angus MacKay
Produced By: Rosemary Hart

: Epilogue

At evening time it shall be light
Reading from The Private Prayers of Launcelot Andrewes ; Psalm 4 (Br Ps); Isaiah 38, vv 10-14; 41, vv 10, 13, 14: Darkening night the land doth cover (BBC HB 509); Psalm 4, v 8
10.59 Weather


Unknown: Launcelot Andrewes

: The Late News

All the day's news

: Closedown

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