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: Sunday Reading

ATHENE SEYLER reads from
The Founder of Christianity by Dr C. H. Dodd


Unknown: Athene Seyler
Unknown: Dr C. H. Dodd

: The News

: Sunday Papers

: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Make Yourself at Home
A programme for listeners from India and Pakistan

: Sunday

A weekly religious programme VHF (also on 202m Ramsgate): see column 5

: Weather

: The News

9.5 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America



Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The Archers

(from Birmingham)
9.30-10.30 VHF Open University


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

: Morning Service Five Hard Sayings

A series of broadcasts during Lent on difficult sayings of Jesus recorded in the Gospels 2- Lord, Lord, we have two swords here. Enough. Enough! Preacher
THE REV TERENCE MCCAUGHEY from a studio in Belfast
Invocation: Come. Holy Ghost Hymns (RCH): Look upon us. blessed Lord (203): A safe stronghold our God is still (526) Lesson: Luke 22. vv 35-53 (NEB) psalms 77 and 113


Unknown: Terence McCaughey
Conductor: Havelock Nelson

: Motoring and the Motorist

Introduced by ROBIN RICHARDS
The Motor Industry - present and future: discussed by MAXWELL BOYD of the Sunday Times and JAMES ENSOR of the Financial Times
High Performance Course:
COLIN DRYDEN of the Daily Telegraph tries this type of super-training
Insurance for Foreign Travel: by RONALD BEALE together with topical news and at 11 43* the latest traffic report Produced by ARTHUR PHILLIPS


Introduced By: Robin Richards
Unknown: Maxwell Boyd
Unknown: James Ensor
Unknown: Colin Dryden
Unknown: Ronald Beale
Produced By: Arthur Phillips

: From the Grass Roots

A countrywide look at politics from outside Westminster
Presented from Manchester by GEORGE SCOTT
To telephone your comments during the programme ring [number removed]


Unknown: George Scott
Produced By: Michael Green

: Options

Introduced by Sheridan Morley A personal choice of what's new and what's always around us in the arts - including the Royal Ballet production The Grand Tour to music by Noel Coward , and the new Visconti film Death in Venice from the novel by Thomas Mann.


Introduced By: Sheridan Morley
Music By: Noel Coward
Novel By: Thomas Mann.
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 presented by Anthony Howard


Presented By: Anthony Howard
Presented By: Harry Brown

: 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 FORD (Repeated: Tuesday, 4.0 pm)
(Questions, on postcards, to: Gardeners' Question Time, BBC. Woodhouse Lane , Leeds LS2 9PX)


Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Unknown: Fred Loads
Unknown: Alan Gemmell
Produced By: Kenneth Ford
Unknown: Woodhouse Lane

: The Sunday Play So Easy to Forget

A play for radio by VAL GIELGUD with Hamilton Dyce
'Is it simply that we've been married for 15 years? Or is there something on your mind? '
' As a matter of fact there is. Why haven'you told me that you were seeing quite so much of Tony Gale ? '
Produced by DAVID H. GODFREY


Unknown: Val Gielgud
Unknown: Hamilton Dyce
Unknown: Tony Gale
Produced By: David H. Godfrey
Charles Davenport: Hamilton Dyce
Isobel Davenport: Paullne Letts
Sandra Stubbs: Patricia Gallimore
Nigel Jay: Charles Hodgson
Reginald Slater: Alan Dudley
Waiter: Leroy Lingwood
Miss Green: Betty Hardy
Det-Supt: Francis De Wolff
Det-Insp Gregory Pellew: Allan Cuthbertson
Wilfred Bute: Eric Anderson

: Talking About Antiques

ARTHUR NEGUS and BERNARD PRICE discuss listeners' questions with HUGH SCULLY
Produced by PAMELA HOWE
Questions to Talking About Antiques, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Unknown: Arthur Negus
Unknown: Bernard Price
Unknown: Hugh Scully
Produced By: Pamela Howe

: The Living World

Talking Point: reflecting listeners' queries and comments on wildlife and the countryside Introduced by DEREK JONES
(Shortened version: Wed, 9.5 am)


Introduced By: Derek Jones

: In Touch

A weekly magazine of special interest to blind listeners
Here, There and Everywhere: GEORGE MILLER reports on news of particular interest to blind people. Introduced by DAVID SCOTT BLACKHALL
Produced by THENA HESHEL


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

: Down Your Way Crowborough

(Extended version: Wed, 7.30)
5.55 Weather; programme news

: The Mill on the Floss

by GEORGE ELIOT : in 12 parts with Angela Pleasence. Martin Jarvis Megs Jenkins and Ian Holm 11: Borne Along by the Tide


Unknown: George Eliot
Unknown: Angela Pleasence.
Unknown: Martin Jarvis
Unknown: Megs Jenkins
Unknown: Ian Holm

: Speaking for Myself ...

Tonight: John Whale


Unknown: John Whale

: Subject for Sunday

Sentencing Policy and Prison Reform with Edgar Lustgarten confronting Henry Cecil
(formerly Judge H. C. Leon ) Produced by ROY TREVIVIAN


Unknown: Edgar Lustgarten
Unknown: Henry Cecil
Unknown: H. C. Leon
Produced By: Roy Trevivian

: Week's Good Cause

WILFRID BRAMBELL and HARRY H. CORBETT (' Steptoe and Son') appeal on behalf of The Albany, Deptford, a community centre concerned with the social and recreational needs of the people of Deptford. Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]


Unknown: Wilfrid Brambell
Unknown: Harry H. Corbett

: Did You Have a Good Day, Dear?

What happens when, by choice or necessity, the husband's and wife's roles in marriage are reversed and it's the man who sees his wife off to work at 8 o'clock, puts on an apron, and gets down to the housework?
John Tusa finds out, in conversation with a number of male housewives including a writer, an actor, a retired advertising executive, and a redundant worker from the Rhondda Valley Produced by ANNE DUNCAN -JONES
(Working wives ... : page 13)


Unknown: John Tusa
Produced By: Anne Duncan

: BBC Symphony Orchestra Abroad

from the Liederhalle, Stuttgart
ELI GOREN (violin)
BELA DEKANY (violin)
Tippett Fantasia Concertante on a theme of Corelli Stravinsky Concerto for piano and wind instruments


Violin: Eli Goren
Violin: Bela Dekany
Cello: Denis Vigay
Leader: Eli Goren
Conductor: Colin Davis
Unknown: Corelli Stravinsky

: * The Interval Safety

The first of three Sunday talks in which IAN GRIMBLE considers the changing attitudes towards safety and danger.
In the first he talks about the village community in the north of Scotland where he spent his early years,


Unknown: Ian Grimble

: * BBC Symphony Orchestra

Part 2: Dvorak
Symphony No 7, in D minor

: Weather

: With Great Pleasure

Bernard Miles
At the Mermaid Theatre, assisted by his wife JOSEPHINE WILSON , Sir Bernard Miles presents a choice of his favourite poetry and prose (carefully selected from a pile 3 ft 6 ins high): before a specially invited audience.
Produced by RICHARD KEEN


Unknown: Josephine Wilson
Unknown: Sir Bernard Miles
Produced By: Richard Keen

: The Epilogue

The forgiveness of sins

: Weather

: The Late News

All the day's news

: Closedown

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