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: Sunday Reading

Encounter with Martin Buber by AUBREY HODES. Read by BRIAN HAINES and JOHN RUDDOCK


Unknown: Martin Buber
Unknown: Aubrey Hodes.
Read By: Brian Haines
Read By: John Ruddock

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

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


Written by: Malcolm Lynch
Written by: Brian Hayles
Script editor: Malcolm Lynch
Producer: Tony Shryane

: Morning Service

from the Chapel of St Michael's College, Llandaff, Cardiff conducted by THE REV
Pictures of Jesus: three broadcasts during Advent 1: The coming Christ
Hymns (A and M Rev): On Jordan's bank (50: Winchester New); Hark the glad sound! (53: Bristol); Sleepers, wake 155: Sleepers Wake)
Reading: Isaiah 35. vv 1-6 Psalm 33, vv 1-10, 17-21 St Matthew 11, vv 2-6


Unknown: Canon Owen Geoffrey
Unknown: St Matthew
Organist: David Griffiths
Conductor: Nicolas Clapp

: Week's Good Cause

GLENDA JACKSON appeals on behalf of the New Horizon Youth Centre
Founded in 1968 by Lord Longford, New Horizon runs a day centre and a hostel and emergency telephone service to help young people adrift in London.
Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]


Unknown: Enda Jackson
Unknown: Glenda Jackson

: Motoring and the Motorist

Introduced by JIM PESTRIDCE
Tunnel to Europe: RAY DAFTER of the Financial Times on the current position: COLIN DRYDEN of the Daily Telegraph on the early history
Vehicle Safety and the Common Market: by JOHN TOOGOOD In-car Entertainment: ERIC TOBiTT compares tape-plavers at 11.43* the latest traffic report Producer ARTHUR PHILLIPS


Introduced By: Jim Pestridce
Unknown: Colin Dryden
Unknown: John Toogood
Producer: Arthur Phillips

: From the Grass Roots

A countrywide look at politics from outside Westminster Presented from Glasgow by GEORGE SCOTT
Producer ROSS ANDERSON Ring [number removed]


Unknown: George Scott
Producer: Ross Anderson

: 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:
Patrick Moore , author of 59 books, mainly on astronomy
Dilys Powell , film critic, and a former President of the Classical Association
Nicolas Stacey , social services director, author of Who Caresf and an Olympic runner in 1952 [number removed](16 lines) will take calls from 11.0 am onward. Or send your question to Whatever You Think, Room 4066, Broadcasting House, London W1.4 1AA


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Patrick Moore
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 "Editor


Presented By: Nicholas Woolley
Unknown: Harry Brown

: Gardeners' Question Time

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the BBC and of Radio Week
Manchester, before an invited audience at the New Century Hall, gardening enthusiasts from the Manchester area put their questions to FRED LOADS. BILL SOWERBUTTS, ALAN GEMMELL. Introduced and produced by KENNETH FORD
(Repeated: Tuesday. 4.0 pm)


Unknown: Alan Gemmell.
Produced By: Kenneth Ford

: Study on 4

2.30 Starting German: Reisebiiro Atlas
9: Klaus der Reiseleiter (On medium wave, Mons R3)
3.0 Tal como es Second-year Spanish
9: Dona Tomasa, who lives in an old folk's home near Madrid, talks about life in her youth (On medium wave, Mons R3)
3.30 Vient de Paraltre A third-year French course
18: Un magasin révolutionnaire (First broadcast on Radio 3)

: Fifty Broadcasting Years

medium wave
A series of 4 documentary programmes to mark the BBC's anniversary
Presented by René Cutforth
3: The Golden Years of Radio
Contents: The Royal Occasions -Wedding of Elizabeth and Philip. Funeral of George VI, Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II - the commentators who covered the events-the emergence of the disc jockeys - Dick Barlon , The Dales, The Archers, Take It From Here and The Goon Show, Under Milk Wood and the Third Programme. Research by JEAN STROUD Written and produced by ALAN BURGESS
(Among the special BBC Anniversary record releases now in your record shop: Official Golden Album. BBC 1922-72. 50 Years of Broadcasting. BBC 50A/B. £3.99 ; 50 Years of Radio Comedy, REC 138M, 11.49)


Unknown: Dick Barlon
Unknown: Jean Stroud
Produced By: Alan Burgess

: Characters from Dickens

medium wave
Four programmes featuring some of the less famous, but certainly not less interesting, characters from Dickens.
Compiled by BARRY CAMPBELL 3: Ebenezer Scrooge from A Christmas Carol with Patrick Magee and Anthony Jacobs Producer


Unknown: Barry Campbell
Unknown: Patrick Magee
Unknown: Anthony Jacobs
Unknown: R. D. Smith
Narrator: Anthony Jacobs
Scrooge: Patrick Magee
Fred: Carlo Cura
Old Gent: John Hollis
Bob: Henry Stamper
Marley: Geoffrey Wincott
Ghost of Past, Present and Future.: Henry Stamper
Girl: Diana Robson
Woman: Lynn Carson
Boy: Paul Hennen

: Talking about Antiques

ARTHUR NECl'S 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

Talking Point

: In Touch

Guiding the Sighted: GEORGE MILLER reports on a Manchester conference held by blind people to advise the general public on how to help the visually handicapped. Introduced by DAVID SCOTT BLACKBALL Producer THENA HESHEL


Unknown: George Miller
Introduced By: David Scott
Producer: Thena Heshel

: Down Your Way

BRIAN JOHNSTON recently visited The Royal Smithfield Show Producer RICHARD BURWOOD
(Extended version: Wed, 7.30)


Unknown: Brian Johnston

: News

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

I dread the coming of Christmas and the annual dispute over whose family to spend it with. My mother-in-law seems to take it for granted we must go to her. because my husband is her only son. But I feel this is very hard on my parents who live 200 miles away, so we can'even pop in for a drink. Rare you any suggestions?
One of the problems to be discussed by DR WENDY GREENGROSS , DR JAMES HEMMING and GERALD


Unknown: Dr Wendy Greengross
Unknown: Dr James Hemming
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 Questions compiled by PETER MOORE
(Repeated: Thurs, 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
Unknown: Peter Moore

: Talkine of God

A series of 4 programmes looking at 50 years of religious broadcasting
3: The Post-war Years
Introduced by Baroness Stocks and featuring sounds and voices from the BBC Sound Archives, including DR LESLIE WEATHERHEAD. FR AGNELLUS ANDREW and THE REV ELSIE CHAMBERLAIN Written by MARY CRAIG


Introduced By: Baroness Stocks
Unknown: Dr Leslie Weatherhead.
Unknown: Fr Agnellus Andrew
Unknown: Elsie Chamberlain
Written By: Mary Craig
Producers: Peter Armstrong

: Music to Remember

(Given before an invited audience in Studio 1, Maida Vale. London)


Soprano: Heather Harper
Leader: Bela Dekany
Conductor: Pierre Boulez

: The Wild Ass's Skin

by JOAN O'CONNOR adapted in three parts from the novel by HONORÉ DE BALZAC with Ian Ogilvy and Stacey Tendeter 2: You Possess All Things
Raphael de Valentin , having been introduced into French society, and rejected by it. has become obsessed with the need for wealth; and by means of the power in his talisman, a wild ass's skin, his first wishes are granted - and his life threatened.
(Repeated: Tuesday, 3.0 pm)


Unknown: Joan O'Connor
Unknown: Ian Ogilvy
Unknown: Stacey Tendeter
Unknown: Raphael de Valentin

: Weather

: News

: Out of This World

The story of America's space programme and its $25 billion conquest of the Moon: written and told by REGINALD TURNILL
HER VON BRAUN. DR KURT DEBUS , DR JOHN HODGE and the voices of other scientists and the astronauts themselves.
(This week the last Apollo mission planned for the moon blasts off. An exclusive report from Cape Kennedy, including interviews with the Apollo 17 astronauts, by Tam Fry: pp 9-11)


Told By: Reginald Turnill
Unknown: Arthur Garratt.
Unknown: Von Braun.
Unknown: Dr Kurt Debus
Unknown: Dr John Hodge
Edited By: Larry Hodgson
Producer: Arthur Phillips

: Epilogue

The promise of salvation

: Weather

: News

: Closedown

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