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: Sunday Reading

Sermons in Solitary Confinement by RICHARD WURMBRAND Read by PAUL SCOFIELD
7.55 Weather, programme news


Read By: Paul Scofield

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

A weekly programme of religious news and views presented by PAUL BARNES Reporter DOUGLAS BROWN Producer DAVID WINTER


Presented By: Paul Barnes
Reporter: Douglas Brown
Producer: David Winter

: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Make Yourself at Home Programme for Asian listeners

: Weather

: News

9.5 Sunday Papers

: The Archers

medium wave
(from Birmingham)


Written By: Malcolm Lynch
Producer: Tony Shryane

: Morning Service

from St Peter 's. Dorchester
The officiant and preacher Is the Vicar. THE REV CANON KENNETH MEIKLEJOHN
Hymns (100 Hymns for Today): Christ is the King! (12); Glory to thee, 0 God (30); Thine be the glory (95)
Readings: Deuteronomy 7, vv 6-9; John 15, vv 9-17 (RSV) Organist A. L. FLAY


Unknown: St Peter
Unknown: Canon Kenneth Meiklejohn
Organist: A. L. Flay

: Week's Good Cause

ELIZABETH WARD, whose 19-year-old son was the victim of severe kidney trouble until he received a transplant seven months ago, appeals on behalf of the National Kidney Research Fund Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to Elizabeth Ward.[address removed]


Unknown: Elizabeth Ward.

: Motoring and the Motorist

Introduced by JIM PESTRIDGE
Magistrates and Motorists: NEVILLE POWLEY discusses the sentencing of offenders with JOSEPH BRAYSHAW of the Magistrates Association and CHARLES BRANDRETH Of the AA
Fatigue: how does it affect our driving? by DONALD NORFOLK
The Juggernauts: ROBERT BED-LOW of the Daily Telegraph on Continental lorry traffic Producer ARTHUR PHILLIPS at 11.43* the latest traffic report


Introduced By: Jim Pestridge
Unknown: Neville Powley
Unknown: Joseph Brayshaw
Unknown: Charles Brandreth
Unknown: Donald Norfolk
Producer: Arthur Phillips

: From the Grass Roots

A countrywide look at politics from outside Westminster
Presented from Birmingham by GEORGE SCOTT
Producer DAVID SHUTE Ring: [number removed]


Unknown: George Scott
Producer: David Shute

: Whatever You Think

Cliff Michelmore invites you to ring him on [number removed]to exchange ideas live by phone on any subject bar party politics with studio guests:
Brian Connell , journalist, interviewer and commentator
Dilys Powell , author, film critic and a former President of the Classical Association
Nicolas Stacey , social services director, author of Who Cores' and an Olympic runner in 1952 Calls from 11.0 am onward. Or send your question to Whatever You Think, Room 4066. Broadcasting House, London WIA 1AA
12.55 Weather, programmenews


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Brian Connell
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Nicolas Stacey

: The World This Weekend: News

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


Presented By: Nicholas Woolley
Editor: Harry Brown

: Gardeners' Question Time

at Sheffield Radio Week
(Repeated: Tuesday, 4.0 pm)

: Study on 4

2.30 Starting German Reisebiiro Atlas 4: Jm Warenhaus (On medium wave, Mons R3)
3.0 Tal como es Second-year Spanish
4: Two girls in a youth club talk to Carmen Ruiz about boy-friends and marriage (On medium wave, Mons R3)
3.30 Vient de Parattre A third-year French course 13: L'oncle se marie (Publications: see page 70)


Unknown: Carmen Ruiz

: Afternoon Theatre

medium wave
A Shilling for Candles
A play by REX RIENTS adapted from the novel by JOSEPHINE TEY ' I felt so bad about it I came back. When I found she wasn'anywhere on the road. I thought she must still be on the beach. And then I saw the police car, and the ambulance.' with The action takes place in 1953 Producer BETTY DAVIES


Play By: Rex Rients
Novel By: Josephine Tey
Producer: Betty Davies
Det-Insp Grant: Denys Hawthorne
Sgt Lillis: Nigel Anthony
Police Constable: Leroy Lingwood
Robin Tisdall: Michael Deacon
Mrs PittS: Marjorie Westbury
Jay Harmer: Ronald Wilson
Sgt Williams: Bruce Beeby
Sir George Burgoyne: Humphrey Morton
Erica Burgoyne: Sian Davies
Morgan,: Nigel Clayton
Marta Hallard: Beth Boyd
Lydia Keats: Pauline Letts
Judy Sellers: Valerie Kirkbright
Clement Clements: Peter Bartlett
Lord Edward Champneis: John Justin
Mr Erskine: James Thomason
The Prior: John Wyse
Owen Hughes: Peter Baldwin

: 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

To cull or not to cullf
Within the next few weeks some 2,000 grey seals are due to be shot on the Fame Islands

: In Touch

A weekly magazine of special interest to blind listeners
The Other End of the Harness: JOHN WEEKES talks about the way in which guide dogs are chosen and trained. Introduced by DAVID SCOTT BLACKHALL Producer THENA HESHEL


Talks: John Weekes
Introduced By: David Scott Blackhall
Producer: Thena Heshel

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston recently visited Meopham, Kent

(Extended version: Wed 7.30)
Next week: Broadcasting House, BBC 50th Anniversary
5.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Richard Burwood

: News

: If you think You've got Problems...!

What can I do with my 12-year-old boy who has got into the habit of wetting himself while doing his homework? Last week I lost patience and gave him a good spanking. I don't like to punish him but what else can I do?
One of the problems sent in by listeners which will be discussed, together with others concerning young children, by DR WENDY GREENGROSS, DR JAMES HEMMING and DR BERNARD LAWRENCE.


Unknown: Dr Wendy Greengross
Unknown: Dr James Hemming
Unknown: Dr Bernard Lawrence.
Unknown: Jean Metcalfe
Producer: Thena Heshel

: My Word!

A panel game devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON
Dilys Powell and Frank Muir challenge
Anne Scott-James and Denis Norden
In the chair Jack Longland
(Repeated: Thursday, 12.25 pm)


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

: Questions of Belief

During Sheffield's Local Radio Week, members of the community met at the City Memorial Hall to put their questions on religious, moral and social issues to:
MARY HOLT , Conservative mp for Preston North ; FRED MULLEY, Labour MP for the Park Division, Sheffield; and THE REV DR JOHN VINCENT , Director of the Urban Theology Unit, Sheffield.


Unknown: Mary Holt
Unknown: Preston North
Unknown: Dr John Vincent
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Jack Singleton

: Music to Remember

Schumann Symphony No 4, in D minor
8.30* Elgar Cello Concerto In E minor


Cello: Amaryllis Fleming
Leader: Barry Griffiths
Conductor: Bryden Thomson

: Of Human Bondage

The novel by w. SOMERSET MAUGHAM: adapted in five parts by HOWARD AGG
Philip, having matriculated at Heidelberg and then spent a boring year learning chartered accountancy, decides on other plans for his future. He wants, he thinks, to be an artist. 2: Paris - The Latin Quarter
(For full cast see Tues, 3.0 pm)


Unknown: Howard Agg

: Weather

: News

: This Island Now

A look at the present plight and future shape of town and country: compiled and introduced by JON TINKER
The Landscape of Motorways
The impact of motorways on the British landscape is likely to last for centuries. The trees and shrubs now being established on their verges represent the biggest amenity planting since the 18th century; wild flowers and birds, too, have found sanctuary on these long thin nature reserves.
Can such benefits justify these permanent concrete scars? Speakers include:
ANTHONY DUNBALL. Horticultural Adviser, Department of the Environment; RICHAIID JENNINGS , Director, Conservation Corps; J. E. LOUSLEY , Vice-President, Botanical Society of the British Isles; BARBARA MAUDE. Chairman, Transport Reform Group; DR MICHAEL WAY , a principal scientific officer, Monks Wood Experimental Station, Nature Conservancy. Producer LEONIE COHN


Duced By: Jon Tinker
Unknown: Anthony Dunball.
Unknown: Richaiid Jennings
Unknown: J. E. Lousley
Unknown: Barbara Maude.
Unknown: Dr Michael Way
Producer: Leonie Cohn

: Epilogue

Lord of the Nations

: Weather

: News

: Closedown

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