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: Sunday Reading

Encounter with Martin Buber by AUBREY HODES


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

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

A weekly programme of religious news and views presented by PAUL URNES Reporter DOUGLAS BROWN ProducerDAVID WINTER
8.20-8.50 medium wave Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye Make Yourself at Home Programme for Asian listeners (Correspondence, in English or your own language, should be sent to Make Yourself at Home, BBC, Broadcasting Centre. Pebble Mill Road, Birmingham B5 7SA)


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

: Weather

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America



Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The Archers

(from Birmingham)


Written By: Malcolm Lynch
Written By: Brian Hayles
Script Editor: Malcolm Lynch
Producer: Tony Shryane

: Morning Service

from the Methodist Church. Doncaster
Pictures of Jesus: three services during Advent 2: The Eternal Christ
Hymns (Methodist Hymn Book): Come, thou long-expected Jesus (242); Let earth and heaven combine (142); Hark what a sound (254)
Reading: Colossians 1, vv 13-27 Prayers SISTER FLORELLA JAGGARD Preacher THE REV j. A. GIBBON Organist ROBERT YOUNG


Organist: J. A. Gibbon
Organist: Robert Young

: Week's Good Cause

ANDREW CRUICKSHANK appeals on behalf of the Royal Hospital and Home for Incurables, Putney, which provides a permanent home for over 200 patients of all ages.
Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: Andrew Cruickshank, [address removed]


Unknown: Andrew Cruickshank

: Motoring and the Motorist

Introduced by jim pestridge
The Lamp-post Peril: MAXWELL of the Sunday Times on tests and developments
Christmas Book Review: ERIC TOBITT and PAT GREGORY on new motoring publications
The 75th Anniversary of the RAC: a comment by CLIVE JACOBS Producer ARTHUR PHILLIPS at 11.43* the latest traffic report


Introduced By: Jim Pestridge
Unknown: Eric Tobitt
Unknown: Pat Gregory
Unknown: Clive Jacobs
Producer: Arthur Phillips

: From the Grass Roots

A countrywide look at politics from outside Westminster Presented from Bristol by George Scott
Studio tel no: [number removed] Producer CAROLE STONE


Unknown: George Scott
Producer: Carole Stone

: 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:
Honor Balfour, award-winning Anglo-American journalist
Professor Sir George Porter. frs, Nobel Prize winner for chemistry and Director of the Royal Institution
Brian Connell , journalist, Interviewer and commentator
[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 WlA IAA
12.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Sir George Porter.
Unknown: Brian Connell

: The World This Weekend: News

leads off this 60-minute up-to-the-minute report: presented by Gordon Clough


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Harry Brown

: Gardeners' Question Time

in Surrey
Members of the Ashtead Horticultural Society put their questions to FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL. Questionmaster STEVE RACE Producer KENNETH FORD


Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Alan Gemmell.
Producer: Kenneth Ford

: Study on 4

2.30 Starting German: Reisebiiro Atlas
10: Busfahrt zum Tegernsee (On medium wave, Mons R3)
3.0 Tal como es
10: Two Spanish delicacies - roast sucking pig from Segovia and anis, a liqueur from Chinchon (On medium wave, Mons R3)
3.30 Vient de Parattre
19: La tournée des caves

: Fifty Broadcasting Years

medium wave
A series of 5 documentary programmes to mark the BBC's anniversary
Presented by Rene Cutforth 4: The Television Story
Contents: The pioneer years - Picture Page - Gerald Cock - Eurovision - Telstar - Hancock - Steptoe - Alf Garnett - That Was The Week That Was ... Research by JEAN STROUD Written and produced by ALAN BURGESS
(The Biggest Aspidistra in the World, a personal celebration of 50 years of the BBC by Peter Black : a BBC publication at E2)


Presented By: Rene Cutforth
Unknown: Gerald Cock
Unknown: Alf Garnett
Unknown: Jean Stroud
Produced By: Alan Burgess
Unknown: Peter Black

: 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 4: Wilkins Micawber from David Copperfield with Norman Shelley and Anthony Jacobs Producer


Unknown: Barry Campbell
Unknown: Wilkins Micawber
Unknown: David Copperfield
Unknown: Norman Shelley
Unknown: Anthony Jacobs
Unknown: R. D. Smith
Narrator: Anthony Jacobs
Micawber: Norman Shelley
David Copperfield: Michael Harbour
Mrs Micawber: Lynn Carson

: Talking about Antiques

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


Unknown: Bernard Prici
Unknown: Hugh Scully
Producer: Pamela Howe

: The Living World

Salt water, fresh water
Plants and animals which live in areas of changing salinity have many difficulties and dangers to face: JOHN BARRETT on a Radio Nature Trail on the coast of Pembrokeshire.
Introduced by DEREK JONES
Producer DILYS BREESE (from Bristol. Repeated: Wed. 9.5 am)


Unknown: John Barrett
Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: Dilys Breese

: In Touch

A weekly magazine of special interest to blind listeners
Choosing a Gift: MARGARET FORD suggests some Christmas presents suitable for visually handicapped people. Introduced by DAVID SCOTT BLACKHALL Producer THENA HESHEL


Introduced By: David Scott Blackhall
Producer: Thena Heshel

: Down Your Way

Brian JOHNSTON recently visited The Abercarn district of Monmouthshire
(Extended version: Wed, 7.30) Producer PHYLLIS ROBINSON
5.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Phyllis Robinson

: News

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

I am middle-aged and about to remarry after living for several years without a partner. My trouble is that I don'feel at all excited about the physical prospects of marriage. Is there something wrong with me. or is this to be expectedt
These and other problems discussed by DR WENDY GREEN -GROSS, marriage guidance consultant. DR JAMES HEMMING , educational psychologist, and GERALD SANCTUARY, co-author Of Divorce and After.


Unknown: Dr Wendy Green
Unknown: Dr James Hemming
Presented By: Jean Metcalfe
Producer: Hugh Purcell

: 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


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

: Talking of God

A series of 4 programmes looking at 50 years of religious broadcasting
4: The Sixties
Introduced by Baroness Stocks featuring sounds and voices from the BBC Sound Archives. Written by MARY CRAIG
Research by ANGELA TILBY


Introduced By: Baroness Stocks
Written By: Mary Craig
Unknown: Angela Tilby
Producers: Peter Armstrong
Producers: David Winter

: Music to Remember

Rossini Overture: The Barber of Seville
8.10* Tchaikovsky Waltz ; Elegie; Finale (Serenade for strings)
8.31* Borodin Symphony No 2, in B minor


Leader: Sydney Humphreys
Conducted By: Alan Suttle
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Waltz

: 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 3: But Your Life is Mine
Raphael has found his ideal love, and cast away his fateful talisman, the wild ass's skin; but his life hangs by a thread. (For full cast see Tues 3.0 pm)


Unknown: Joan O'Connor
Unknown: Ian Ogilvy
Unknown: Stacey Tendeter

: Weather

: News

: The Infancy of Speech

When a baby says ' dada ' or ' mama ' does he really know what it means? When your 2-year-old suddenly surprises you with what seems to be a very pertinent remark is it just repetition? By the age of 5 the average child has- mastered not only the vocabulary, grammar and syntax of his native language but the much more difficult business of actually shaping the words.
Anthony Martin. Director of the Nuffteld Hearing and Speech Centre at the Royal National Hospital, discusses how the child learns to talk and illustrates his views with recordings made at regular intervals throughout the first two years of a baby's life.
Research by DOROTHY MARTIN Recordings by BILL REID


Unknown: Anthony Martin.
Unknown: Bill Reid
Producer: Denys Gueroult

: Epilogue

The Word of God

: Weather

: News

: Closedown

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