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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhlye

Make Yourself at Home
Programme for Asian listeners (Correspondence to Make Yourself at Home, BBC, Broadcasting Centre, Pebble Mill Road, Birmingham B5 7SA)

: Sunday Reading

Letters from the Desert by Carlo Carretto


Unknown: Carlo Carretto
Read By: William Eedle

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

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


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

: News

: Open University

9.5 med wave Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

medium wave by ALISTAIR COOKE


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The Archers

medium wave


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

: Morning Service

from Zion United Reformed Church, Llanidloes, Montgomeryshire: conducted by the Minister, THE REV DR JOHN I. MORGANS
Hymns (Congregational Praise): Praise to the Lord (45: Lobe den Herren); Lamp of our feet (229: St Peter): Immortal Love for ever full (186: Bishopthorpe): King of Glory (246: Gwalchmai)
Readings: Isaiah 61. vv 1-4: St Luke 4, vv 14-21; Ephesians 3, vv 8-21
Organist TED JONES


Unknown: Dr John I. Morgans
Conductor: Erfyl Evans

: Week's Good Cause

PETER WEST appeals on behalf of SSAFA (Soldiers', Sailors' and Airmen's Families Association) The family of any man or woman who has served in the regular armed forces can call upon SSAFA for the rest of their lives.
Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: Peter West [address removed]


Unknown: Peter West

: Motoring and the Motorist

Introduced by JIM PESTRIDGE
Survival on the Motorway: the emergency aids and how to help yourself out of difficulty. Lorry Routes: MICHAEL KEMP investigates what is being done and future developments.
Seat-belt Developments: a look at the future by ERNEST NICHOLL. Car Disposal: a farmer's problem by PATRICK DOBBS. Producer JOHN HASLAM at 11.43' the latest traffic report


Introduced By: Jim Pestridge
Unknown: Michael Kemp
Unknown: Ernest Nicholl.
Unknown: Patrick Dobbs.
Producer: John Haslam

: 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:
Mary Warnock , Research Fellow at Lady Margaret Hall specialising in philosophy; Edgar Lustgarten , author, student of crime, whose enthusiasms include the theatre and League football; Anthony Lejeune , publisher and writer [number removed](16 lines) will take calls from 11.0 am onward. Or send your question, on a post-card, to Whatever You Think, Room 4066, Broadcasting House, London WIA 1AA


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Mary Warnock
Unknown: Lady Margaret Hall
Unknown: Edgar Lustgarten
Unknown: Anthony Lejeune

: 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

FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL to answer questions which listeners have sent in by post.
(Repeated: Tuesday. 4.0 pm)
Questions, on postcards, to: Gardeners' Question Time, BBC, Woodhouse Lane , Leeds LS2 9PX


Unknown: Michael Barratt
Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Alan Gemmell
Producer: Kenneth Ford
Unknown: Woodhouse Lane

: Study on 4

2.30 Starting German: Reiseb├╝ro Atlas
12: Eckerts haben Besuch (On medium wave, Mons R3)
3.0 Tal como es
13: Andres, a student from Valladolid University, attacks some traditional attitudes to women in Spanish society (On medium wave, Mons R3)
3.30 Behaviour and Belief 4: The Teacher's Role (Rptd: medium wave. Weds, R3)
3.50 The Learning World
3.55 Announcements

: Afternoon Theatre

medium wave
The Man from Thermopylae by ADA F. KAY with John Westbrook , Robin Browne
At Thermopylae 300 men of Sparta laid down their lives like heroes. But perhaps one should say nearly 300, for one young man came back.


Unknown: John Westbrook
Unknown: Robin Browne
Producer: David Geary
Old woman: Hilary Mason
Girl: Pamela Craig
Geron: John Westbrook
Pantites: Robin Browne
Sentry: Alaric Cotter
FriXOS: Alexander John
Melissa: Joan Matheson
Iolaus: Seymour Green
Hippias: Ralph Truman
Helena: Jane Knowles
Penthessilea: Jessica Shaw
Boy: Judy Bennett
Koryander: Alan Dudley
Philander, the showman: Edward Burnham

: Talking about Antiques

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


Unknown: Arthur Negus
Unknown: Bernard Price
Unknown: Hugh Scully
Producer: Pamela Howe

: The Living World

Calls- of Winter recorded by BRUCE CAMPBELL and CHRIS MEAD Introduced by DEREK JONES
(Details as Wednesday, 9.5 am)


Unknown: Bruce Campbell
Unknown: Chris Mead
Introduced By: Derek Jones

: In Touch

A weekly magazine of special interest to blind listeners
When School Days Are Over: JUNE rose looks at the prospects for the additionally handicapped.
Introduced by JANE FINNIS


Introduced By: Jane Finnis
Producer: Jocelyn Ryder-Smith

: Down Your Way

FYFE ROBERTSON recently visited Burton Latimer. Northants Producer Richard BURWOOD
(Extended version: Wed, 7.30)


Unknown: Fyfe Robertson
Producer: Richard Burwood

: News

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

Baby Jackie is 21 and unmarried. Eighteen months ago she had a baby: she was torn between keeping the child and having her adopted. In her circumstances what would you have done?
In this special programme those involved in Jackie's dilemma tell the story and a studio audience discuss how they wouid have acted. Reporter BRIAN QUIGLEY
Chairman Jean Metcalfe Producer HUGH PURCELL
(A regular contributor to this series. Dr Wendy Greengross , is in Sunday Debate on BBC1. Radio Times People: page 4)


Unknown: Baby Jackie
Reporter: Brian Quigley
Unknown: Jean Metcalfe
Producer: Hugh Purcell
Unknown: Dr Wendy Greengross

: My Music!

A musical quiz devised by EDWARD J. MASON and TONY SHRYANE David Franklin and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the chair Steve Race
(Repeated: Thursday, 12.25 pm)


Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: David Franklin
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Steve Race

: Pilgrim's Way

In every life there are moments of decision - turning-points that shape a person's character and outlook. Looking back, they may stand out more clearly. This week:
Trevor Huddleston , Bishop of Stepney, re-traces the way With PETER DE ROSA


Unknown: Trevor Huddleston

: Music to Remember

This programme of operatic 'Music to Remember' includes excerpts from The Tales of Hoffmann, The Trojans, Der Freischiitz, and Rigolello


Introduced By: Roy Williamson
Soprano: Vivien Townley
Baritone: Terence Sharpe
Leader: Arthur Leavins
Conductor: Ashley Lawrence
Producer: Anthony Philpott

: Sinister Street

by COMPTON MACKENZIE dramatised for radio in six parts by DENIS CONSTANDUROS 5: Search
Somehow Michael would have to find Lily again and save her from the prospect of dropping inevitably downward through the complex mesh of society; down. perhaps to the tawdry world of the hopefully promenading women with their big hats and bold eyes he had seen in the music-hall bar ... (For cast see Tues, 3.0 pm)


Unknown: Compton MacKenzie
Unknown: Denis Constanduros

: Weather

: News

: Something in Common: Orphans

"I've seen more hatred and tearing each other apart in families than ever I met in the orphanage".
Author Janet Hitchman was a Dr Barnardo's girl: the chairman of the Betting Levy Board, Sir Stanley Raymond, was brought up in the Shaftesbury Homes and the creator of the TV series, "The Avengers", dramatist Philip Levene spent much of his childhood in a Jewish orphanage.

Tonight they talk about their experiences and discuss their findings with Derek Parker.


Speaker: Janet Hitchman
Speaker: Sir Stanley Raymond
Speaker: Philip Levene
Interviewer: Derek Parker
Arranged By: Janet Hitchman
Producer: Dan Zerdin

: Epilogue

All Israel shall be saved
11.4 Weather

: News

: Closedown

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