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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Make Yourself at Home
Programme for Asian listeners (Correspondence to Make Yourself at Home, BBC, Broadcasting Centre, Pebble Mill Road, Birmingham B5 7SA)
7.45 Bells followed by programme news
7.50 Sunday Reading Where God Begins by R. W. Moore
Read by c. a. Joyce (2)
7.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: R. W. Moore
Read By: C. A. Joyce

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

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


Presented By: Paul Barnes
Reporter: Douglas Brown
Producer: Tony Black

: Weather

: News

9.5 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America



Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The Archers

(from Birmingham)


Written By: K. L. Crabbe
Script Editor: Charles Lefeaux
Producer: Tony Shryane

: Parish Mass

from St Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Chasetown, Staffs Celebrant FR GEOFFREY TUCKER Preacher FR GERARD MEATH, op
Readings: Joshua 24, vv 1, 2, 15, 18; Ephesians 5, vv 21-32; John 6, vv 60-69
Hymns (Praise the Lord): Dea' Lord and Father (100); All ye who seek (99 - People's Edition); Love is his word (75); Soul of my Saviour (80); 0 praise ye the Lord (4) Choirmaster
Action of the Mass described by FR JOHN THOMPSON


Choirmaster: Kenneth Aled Morris
Organist: Iris Brindley
Unknown: Fr John Thompson

: Week's Good Cause

Hughie GREEN appeals on behalf of the Fire Services National Benevolent Fund which devotes all its funds to the relief of hardship and distress of members and former members of the Service and their dependants.
Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: Hughie Green , Fire Services National Benevolent Fund[address removed]


Unknown: Hughie Green

: Motoring and the Motorist

Introduced by JIM PESTRIDGE
Whiplash: RICHARD HUDSON-EVANS investigates the hazards of a rear-end accident.
Out-and-About: the latest Bank Holiday motoring news.
Survival Kit: suggestions for the non-technical motorist by EVELYN HOME.
The Future for Lorries: by MICHAEL KEMP.
Producer ARTHUR PHILLIPS at 11.43* the latest traffic report


Introduced By: Jim Pestridge
Unknown: Michael Kemp.
Producer: Arthur Phillips

: From the Grass Roots

A countrywide look at politics from outside Westminster Presented from Bristol by George Scott
Ring 0272-39432
Producer CAROLE stoni


Unknown: George Scott

: You and Yours

Nigel Murphy presents the Sunday edition with new topics for the day; a chance to hear again the items you thought the best of the week; and, of course, What's On Your Mind?
12.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Nigel Murphy

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Nicholas Woolley Editor HARRY BROWN


Presented By: Nicholas Woolley
Editor: Harry Brown

: Pick of the Bunch

A year of Gardeners' Question Time
(Repeated: Tuesday, 4.5 pm)

: Afternoon Theatre

Quinneys' by HORACE ANNESLEY VACHELL adapted from his novel by the author with Wilfred Pickles as Joseph Quinney , who has risen In the world and has become a very successful dealer in antiques. His wife accuses him of loving his precious antiques more than his family. This he strongly denies, but a business crisis puts him to the test.
Producer MARTYN C. WEBSTER (First broadcast in 1967)


Unknown: Horace Annesley Vachell
Unknown: Wilfred Pickles
Unknown: Joseph Quinney
Producer: Martyn C. Webster
Posy Quinney, Quinney's daughter.-: Patricia Gallimore
Susan Quinney, Quinney'swife: Joan Matheson
Mabel Dredge, Quinney's typist: Eva Haddon
Jim Miggott, Quinney's foreman: Lewis Stringer
Cyrus P Hunsaker: Michael McClain
Sam Tomlin, Quinney's Drotherin-law......: Ronald Herdman
Dupont Jordan, a millionaire: Humphrey Morton

: Lewis and Sybil

JOHN CASSON 's biography of his distinguished parents Sir Lewis Casson and Dame Sybil Thorndike arranged for radio in five parts by HOWARD JONES
Readers Sybil Thorndike and John Casson
1: The Start of Things
The life-long partnership of Lewis Casson and Sybil Thorn dike irradiated the English stage. Through it all glowed warmth of affection, a generosity of sympathy and a zest for life that shone as brightly in old age as it had in their youth.


Unknown: John Casson
Unknown: Sir Lewis Casson
Unknown: Dame Sybil Thorndike
Readers: Howard Jones
Readers: Sybil Thorndike
Readers: John Casson
Unknown: Lewis Casson
Unknown: Sybil Thorn
Producer: Graham Gauld

: The Living World

Where shall we go ... ?
This weekend people will be flocking out of the towns intent on enjoying themselves - but can the countryside withstand the pressure we are putting on it? Are we destroying the very things we seek?
Series producer DILYS BREESE
(from Bristol. Repeated: Wed,
9.5 am. Wildlife: Mon, 10.5 am)


Introduced By: Peter France
Producer: John Harrison
Producer: Dilys Breese

: News

: In Touch

Radio operators: every week blind hams' throughout Britain get together on the air. DAVID SCOTT BLACKHALL eavesdrops on such an occasion at the home of PHILLIP STOREY. Presented by JANE FINNIS Editor THENA HESHEL


Unknown: David Scott Blackhall
Presented By: Jane Finnis
Editor: Thena Heshel

: Down Your Way

BRIAN JOHNSTON recently visited the KIngsbridge district of Devon
(Extended version: Wed, 7.30)


Unknown: Brian Johnston

: News

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

I feel I am in a complete rut. I am 40, have been in my present job for 16 years and see no prospect of promotion. After being desk-bound all my working life, where can I start to do something different! Can I take a chance and perhaps put the wellbeing of my family at riskr
This is one problem to be discussed by DR JAMES HEMMING , ANNE JONES and RICHARD STOKES. Chairman Margaret Howard Producer THENA HESHEL
(Repeated: Friday, 11.5 am)


Unknown: Dr James Hemming
Unknown: Anne Jones
Unknown: Richard Stokes.
Unknown: Margaret Howard
Producer: Thena Heshel

: News

: Round Britain Quiz

London v North: Round 4 London:
Anthony Quinton (chairman) with Irene Thomas
Professor John Mays North:
Jack Longland (chairman) with Dr Patrick Nuttgens
Professor Harry Armytage Producer TREVOR HILL
(Repeated: Wednesday, 9.0 pm)


Unknown: Anthony Quinton
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Professor John Mays
Unknown: Jack Longland
Unknown: Dr Patrick Nuttgens
Unknown: Professor Harry Armytage
Producer: Trevor Hill

: Sounds Like Sunday

Religious music of a celebratory kind for a summer Sunday evening
Presented by Leonard Pearcey Guest Yehudi Menuhin soloist ANTHONY ROLFE JOHNSON (tenor) accompanist ANTHONY FROGGATT Producer COLIN SEMPER


Presented By: Leonard Pearcey
Soloist: Guest Yehudi Menuhin
Soloist: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Accompanist: Anthony Froggatt
Producer: Colin Semper

: Music to Remember

Introduced by ROY WILLIAMSON RAE WOODLAND (soprano)
Including excerpts from The Pearl Fishers, Das Rheingold , Faust, Lucia di Lammermoor.


Introduced By: Roy Williamson
Tenor: Duncan Robertson
Leader: Arthur Leavins
Conductor: Ashley Lawrence
Producer: Anthony Philpott
Unknown: Das Rheingold

: News

: The Barchester Chronicles

by ANTHONY TROLLOPE adapted for radio in 20 parti Book 6:
The Last Chronicle of Barset 15: Faith, Hope and Charity dramatised by PETER RUSSELL with Robert Harris as Archdeacon Grantly Michael McClain as Major Henry Grantly
(For full cast see Tues, 3.5 pm)


Dramatised By: Peter Russell
Unknown: Robert Harris
Unknown: Archdeacon Grantly
Unknown: Michael McClain
Unknown: Major Henry Grantly

: Weather

: News

: Crinolines and Crocodiles

In 1873 Florence, Lady Baker accompanied her husband, the explorer Sir Samuel Baker , on an expedition to put down the slave trade along the Nile. Each day she kept a diary which was recently discovered in a toybox in the attic of their great-grandson's home.
The story of this hazardous journey is adapted from the book Morning Star by ANNE BAKER with Leo McKern as Samuel Baker
Angela Down as Florence Baker Duncan Carse as Narrator and ANNE AND VALENTINE BAKER as themselves
(Leo McKern is in ' The Merchant of Venice' at the Oxford Playhouse)
Exploration in the attic: p 4


Unknown: Sir Samuel Baker
Unknown: Anne Baker
Unknown: Leo McKern
Unknown: Samuel Baker
Unknown: Angela Down
Unknown: Florence Baker
Unknown: Duncan Carse
Unknown: Valentine Baker
Producer: Rosemary Hart
Unknown: Leo McKern

: Epilogue

Temples of God

: Weather

: News

: Closedown

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