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: Sunday Reading

Christ is Alive
Points from the recent book by Michel Quoist chosen and read by BRONWEN ASTOR
7.55 Weather; programme news


Book By: Michel Quoist
Read By: Bronwen Astor

: The News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

VHF (also on 202m Ramsgate): see below

: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

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

: Weather

: The News

9.5 Sunday Papers

: The Archers

(from Birmingham)


Writer: Brian Hayles
Editor: Godfrey Baseley
Producer: Tony Shryane

: Morning Service

from Emmanuel Congregational Church, Cambridge: conducted by THE REV DAVID GEDDES
Hymns (cp): From all that dwell below the skies (746): Lord, thou hast been our dwelling-place (520); In heavenly love abiding (412); Forth in thy name (593): Psalm 62
Lessons (NEB): Romans 8, vv 31-39; Matthew 7, vv 24-29 Organist JOAN WRYCROFT


Organist: Joan Wrycroft

: Motoring and the Motorist

visits Corby, Northamptonshire. questions answered by: JOHN gott, Chief Constable Northampton and County Constabulary: MRS ANNE HALL , Driving school instructor: ERIC TOBITT. motoring broadcaster; MARTYN WATKINS , motoring journalist. Chairman PETER WEST Producer JAMES PESTRIDGE
11.43* The latest traffic report


Unknown: Mrs Anne Hall
Unknown: Eric Tobitt.
Unknown: Martyn Watkins
Producer: James Pestridge

: From the Grass Roots

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


Unknown: George Scott
Producer: Anthony Smith

: Options

with Jacky Gillott who this week goes to see Peggy Ashcroft in Marguerite Duras 's play The Lovers of Viorne: the film Diary of a Mad Housewife; and Sculpture from the 60s, a new collection at the Tate.
12.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Jacky Gillott
Unknown: Peggy Ashcroft
Unknown: Marguerite Duras
Producers: Jocelyn Ferguson
Producers: Miriam Rapp

: The World This Weekend The One O'Clock News

leads off this 60-minute up-to-the-minute report presented by Nicholas Woolley


Presented By: Nicholas Woolley
Presented By: Harry Brown

: Gardeners' Question Time in North Wales

(Repeated: Tuesday. 4.0 pm)

: Victorian Portrait She Gives You Sympathy

A portrait of George Eliot written and narrated by GABRIEL WOOLF with Oth-ers taking part:
KATHLEEN HELME. GODFREY KENTON Mary Ann Evans was of humble origins and for 24 years she flouted public opinion by living with the critic G. H. Lewes.
She is now widely thought to have been England's greatest Victorian novelist, and the wit. compassion and humanity that inform her books were equally characteristic of her life.


Unknown: George Eliot
Unknown: Gabriel Woolf
Unknown: Sean Arnold
Unknown: Wilfrid Carter
Unknown: Kathleen Helme.
Unknown: Godfrey Kenton
Unknown: Mary Ann Evans
Unknown: G. H. Lewes.
Producer: Hallam Tennyson
George Eliot: Jill Balcoh
G H Lewes: Frank Duncan
John Cross: John Rye

: The Good Companions

by J. B. PRIESTLEY : arranged for radio in 13 episodes by NEVILLE TELLER
Reader Wilfred Pickles
2: Three Travellers and Some Dinky Doos
Mr Oakroyd has left home and is hovering on the brink of meeting Miss Elizabeth Trant. Producer TREVOR HILL


Unknown: J. B. Priestley
Unknown: Dinky Doos
Unknown: Mr Oakroyd
Unknown: Miss Elizabeth Trant.

: Pets and People

TONY SOPER and MARGARET HOWARD introduce this weekly programme about pets and the people who are concerned with them.
(Letters to ' Pets and People,' BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR)


Unknown: Tony Soper
Unknown: Margaret Howard
Producer: Roy Hayward

: The Living World

Around the House
JOHN BUXTON 's home in Wiltshire is the scene of this month's Radio Nature Trail.


Unknown: John Buxton

: In Touch

A weekly magazine of special interest to blind listeners
Be Prepared: JOCELYN HAY has some suggestions how blind schoolchildren home on holiday can be helped by local Scouts and Guides. Introduced by DAVID SCOTT BLACKHALL


Unknown: Jocelyn Hay
Introduced By: David Scott Blackhall
Introduced By: Thena Heshel

: Down Your Way Orpington

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

: C. P. Snow's Strangers and Brothers

A novel-sequence (1914-1968) arranged for radio in 29 parts 17: Two Brothers
1946. Lewis Eliot becomes increasingly concerned with the way in which his younger brother Martin seems to be engineering a successful career for himself and at the rift that is growing between them. (For cast see Tues, 3.0 pm)


Unknown: Lewis Eliot

: Sunday Sport

Cricket reports on selected John Player League matches.
6.56* Cricket Scoreboard Producer GEOFF DOBSON


Producer: Geoff Dobson

: Subject for Sunday

About people - what they believe and what they do A Walk with the Dean of St Paul's
In which colin SEMPER talks to THE DEAN in the parts of the City surrounding St Paul 's, takes him to a nightclub but ends the evening on his knees in the deserted Cathedral at midnight.


Unknown: St Paul
Producer: Peter Armstrong

: Week's Good Cause

THE EARL OF MARCH appeals on behalf of the Adoption Resource Exchange
ARE helps to find adoptive homes for children hard to place because of colour, age or handicap.
Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

: Cleveland Orchestra

conducted by GEORGE SZELL ISAAC STERN (violin) gramophone records Part 1
Rossini Overture: The Turk in Italy
7.39* Mozart Violin Concerto No 3, in G (K 216)
8.4* Beethoven Symphony No 5, in c minor


Conducted By: George Szell
Violin: Isaac Stern

: * The Interval Progress? I'm in Favour. When Do We Start?

MAURICE TEMPLE SMITH asks: What isn' progress? and questions some commonly held assumptions about the ways in which society advances,
This is the first of three talks. Next week he considers the question: Do we know too much?


Unknown: Maurice Temple Smith

: Cleveland Orchestra

Part 2
Borodin Polovtsian Dances
9.1* Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien
9.17* Wagner Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey (Gbtterdammerung)


Unknown: Tchaikovsky Capriccio
Unknown: Wagner Dawn

: Those Turbulent Years

Next week Walter Greenwood. the 70-year-old author of Love on the Dole, is to receive an Honorary Doctorate at Salford University.
Earlier this year, when his dramatised autobiography Hanky Park opened at the Mermaid, the author came down to London from his home in the Isle of Man specially for the occasion. While here he came to record a short interview with JOHN TUSA , but it proved impossible to stem the fascinating flood of memories he recaptured of life as a child in Salford after the Great War. and later in the depression of the 20s and early 30s.
Tonight JOHN TUSA presents just a few of them.
(The old habits die hard: p 12)
9.58 Weather


Unknown: Walter Greenwood.
Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: John Tusa
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Chosen Companions Robert Browning

Sean O'Faolain chooses as his companion ' a man concerned, amused, interested, fascinated by the ideas that perhaps lie behind, build up to, are interwoven with the heart.' Reader HILTON EDWARDS of the Dublin Gate Theatre Producer JOHN BOYD


Unknown: Sean O'Faolain
Reader: Hilton Edwards
Producer: John Boyd

: The Epilogue

In the beginning, God

: Weather

: The Late News

All the day's news

: * Closedown

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