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: Sunday Reading

from Mirror of Charity by St Aelred of Rievaulx, chosen and read by DOM ALBERIC STACPOOLE
7.55 Weather; programme news


Read By: Dom Alberic Stacpoole

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Make Yourself at Home For Asian listeners

: Sunday

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

: Weather

: News

: Sunday Papers

: The Archers

9.30-10.30 VHF Open University


Written By: Brian Hayles
Written By: Bruno Milna
Editor: Godfrey Baseley
Producer: Tony Shryane

: Morning Service

from Union Chapel,
Fallowfleld. Manchester conducted by the Minister, THE REV DAVID S. B. JONES
Hymns (BHB): Praise we God the Father's name (45); Eternal Ruler of the ceaseless round (358); Christ is the world's true light (659)
Songs: The Family of Man; Pilgrim's Hymn for Peace. Truth and Unity
Readings (NEB): Isaiah 10, v 33, to 11, v 9: Ephesians 2, vv 11-22 MANCHESTER GRAMMAR SCHOOL CHRISTIAN MUSIC GROUP Director PETER DOWNES Organist DAVID PIPER


Unknown: David S. B. Jones
Organist: Peter Downes
Organist: David Piper

: Week's Good Cause

DAVID FRANKLIN appeals on behalf of the Winged Fellowship Trust
The Trust provides specially designed holiday centres for severely handicapped people. allowing relatives a much-needed respite. More centres are needed.
Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]


Unknown: David Franklin
Unknown: David Franklin

: Motoring and the Motorist

Introduced by JIM PESTRIDGE
The London Motor Show: highlights of cars and equipment by MAXWELL BOYD of the Sunday Times and MICHAEL BRADSTOCK , chairman of University Motors. British Cars on Test: ERIC TOBITT talks to foreign journalists at the Guild of Motoring Writers Test Day at 11.43* the latest traffic report producer ARTHUR PHILLIPS


Introduced By: Jim Pestridge
Introduced By: Michael Bradstock
Producer: Arthur Phillips

: From the Grass Roots

A countrywide look at politics from outside Westminster Presented from Bristol by GEORGE SCOTT
Studio telephone: [number removed] Producer ANTHONY SMITH


Producer: Anthony Smith

: It's Something Else

Robert Morley in conversation with William Davis and Princess Galitzine
Producer MARSHALL STEWART (Robert Morley is in ' How the Other Half Loves ' at the Lyric Theatre. London)
12.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Robert Morley
Unknown: William Davis
Producer: Marshall Stewart
Producer: Robert Morley

: The World This Weekend: News

leads off this 60-minute up-to-the-minute report presented by Jonathan Dimbleby Editor HARRY BROWN


Presented By: Jonathan Dimbleby
Presented By: Harry Brown

: Gardeners' Question Time

(Repeated: Tuesday. 4.0 pm)

: The Sunday Play: A Close Shave

(Champiflnol malgre lui)
A farce by Georges Feydeau translated and adapted by Peter Meyer
with Richard Briers, Gwen Watford and John Moffatt
Time: The 90s. Scene: Paris and Clermont.


Author: Georges Feydeau
Adapted by: Peter Meyer
Producer: John Tydeman
Saint-Florimond: Richard Briers
Angele, Champignol's wife: Gwen Watford
Joseph, servant: John Baddeley
Charlotte, maid: Rosalind Shanks
Romeo: Andre van Gyseghem
Mauricette, Romeo's daughter: Pamela Miles
Dufoulay: Michael Spice
Captain Camaret: Simon Lack
Adrienne, Camaret's daughter: Helen Weir
Celestin: Graham Armitage
Police Sergeant: John Pullen
Champignol: John Moffatt
Lt Ledoux: Fraser Kerr
Lafauchette: Antony Viccars
Prince of Valence: John Humphry
Major Fourrageot: Peter Pratt
Corporal Grosbon: Victor Lucas
Sgt Bélouette: Frederick Treves
Barber: John Baddeley
Jerome, butler: David Brierley

: Talking about Antiques

ARTHUR NEGUS and BERNARD PRICE discuss listeners' questions with HUGH SCULLY
Questions to Talking about Antiques, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Unknown: Hugh Scully
Producer: Pamela Howe

: The Living World

Water-builders and silk-spinners

: In Touch

A weekly magazine of special interest to blind listeners
You Don'Have to Pay For This: MARGARET FORD reports on some of the things available free for blind people. Introduced by DAVID SCOTT SLACKHALL


Unknown: Margaret Ford
Introduced By: David Scott Slackhall
Introduced By: Thena Heshel

: Down Your Way

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

: News

: Return to the Islands

A further Jim Nicholson adventure in six parts Part 3: The Escape
(For castsee Tuesday, 3.0 pm)


Unknown: Robert Barr
Unknown: Jim Nicholson

: Questions of Belief

People in Barnstaple put their questions about religion to
ELIZABETH COMPTON , secretary of the Association for the Rehabilitation of ex-Addicts
PETER FIRTH , BBC religious broadcasting organiser for the South and West
MOELWYN MERCHANT, Professor Of English, University of Exeter Chairman ALAN WATSON


Unknown: Elizabeth Compton
Unknown: Peter Firth
Unknown: Alan Watson
Producer: Colin Semper

: The Strange Case of Inspector Whicher

Written and introduced by JOHN HAMMOND
Jonathan Whicher was one of the first and most brilliant detectives produced by Scotland Yard. But after his greatest triumph, theConstance Kent murder case of 1860, he vanished into obscurity.
This programme tells the story of his career and its strange conclusion with James Thomason as Jonathan Whicher


Introduced By: John Hammond
Introduced By: Jonathan Whicher
Unknown: James Thomason
Unknown: Jonathan Whicher
Producer: Michell Raper

: United Nations Day Concert

From the General Assembly Hall, New York:
Casals United Nations Hymn (world premiere: conducted by the composer)
Message for United Nations Day from the Secretary-General, u THANT
Bach Concerto in D minor, for two Violins and string orchestra conducted by ALEXANDER SCHNEIDER (violin) ISAAC STERN (violin)
8.35* From the Grand Theatre, Geneva:
Beethoven Overture: Coriolan Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor


Violin: Alexander Schneider
Violin: Isaac Stern
Conducted By: Jerzy Semkov

: * The Story of Patsy Li

In the middle of the fierce battle for Guadalcanal a native of this Pacific island handed a 5-year-old Chinese girl into the care of a unit of beleaguered American Marines. She was badly injured and terrified. and how she had got to Guadalcanal was an enigma.
The us padre Father Gehring took charge of her. and this is the dramatic story of how he managed to solve the mystery of her presence and eventually reunite her with her mother. With HARVEY MATUSOW as Father Gehring
9.58 Weather


Unknown: Harvey Matusow
Written By: Mary-Jean Hasler
Producer: Alan Burgess

: News

: Chosen Companions

Sir Alec Guinness chooses T. S. Eliot
SIR ALEC met his favourite poet as a result of writing him a fan letter after hearing a wartime broadcast. This was followed by his famous interpretation of Sir Henry Har court-Reilly in The Cocktail Party.
This evening Sir Alec intersperses his own readings from Eliot's verse with commentary and personal reminiscence.
(Alec Guinness is in ' A Voyage Round My Father ' at the Hay-market Theatre, London)


Unknown: Sir Alec Guinness
Unknown: T. S. Eliot
Unknown: Sir Henry Har
Producer: Hallam Tennyson

: Epilogue

0 trust in the Lord
10.59 Weather

: News

All the day's news

: Closedown

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