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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Programme for Asian listeners

7.45 Bells; programme news

7.50 Sunday Reading from Built as a City by David Sheppard, Bishop of Woolwich
Read by Peter Fettes

7.55 Weather, programme news

Contributors

Unknown: David Sheppard
Read By: Peter Fettes

: News

8.10 Sunday Paper*

: Sunday

Religious news and views presented by CLIVE JAOOBS Reporter DOUGLAS BROWN Producer DAVID WINTER
8.50 Programme news
8.55 Weather

Contributors

Presented By: Clive Jaoobs
Reporter: Douglas Brown
Producer: David Winter

: News

9.5 med wave only Papers

: Letter from America

by ALISTAIR COOKE

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The Archers: Omnibus Edition

Contributors

Written By: Brian Hayles
Script Editor: Charles Lefeaux
Producer: Tony Shryane

: Morning Service

from St Martin 's-in-the-Bull Ring. Birmingham
Four Lenten broadcasts on Great Words of the Gospel 1: Breath conducted by REV PHILIP CROWE Preacher CANON PETER HALL
Reading: Ezekiel 37, vv 1-10
Hymns (100 Hymns for Today): Father all-loving (22); Jesus, whose all-redeeming love (50); Now is eternal life (69)
Anthem: Thou wilt keep him (Lee Williams )
Organist GEOFFREY FLETCHER

Contributors

Unknown: St Martin
Unknown: Philip Crowe
Unknown: Preacher Canon Peter
Organist: Lee Williams
Organist: Geoffrey Fletcher

: Week's Good Cause

SIR MICHAEL REDGRAVE , CBE, appeals on behalf of the Elizabeth FitzRoy Homes for the Handicapped Trust which provides small family-size homes for mentally handicapped children throughout the United Kingdom. Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: Sir Michael Redgrave , FitzRoy Trust Appeal, [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Michael Redgrave
Unknown: Elizabeth Fitzroy Homes
Unknown: Michael Redgrave

: Motoring and the Motorist

Introduced by jim pestridge
Child Safety in the Car: Neville Powley reviews the available equipment.
Woman at the Wheel: a discussion about likes and dislikes with women drivers.
Forty years of Coachbuilding: John Toogood visits Bampton's of Swindon.
Petrol Economy Devices: by Richard Hudson-Evans. Producer JOHN HASLAM at 11.43* the latest traffic report

Contributors

Introduced By: Jim Pestridge
Unknown: John Toogood
Unknown: Richard Hudson-Evans
Producer: John Haslam

: From the Grass Roots

A countrywide look at politics Presented from Birmingham by George Scott
Producer david SHUTE Ring [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown: George Scott
Producer: David Shute

: You and Yours

Presenter Derek Cooper
12.55Weather. programme news

Contributors

Presenter: Derek Cooper

: The World This Weekend: News

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

Contributors

Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Harry Brown

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Hereford
Members of the Holmer Group Women's Institute put their questions to
FRED LOADS. BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL
Questionmaster MICHAEL BARRATT Producer Kenneth FORD
(Repeated: Tuesday, 4.5 pm)
The answer lies in the love: page 11

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Gemmell
Unknown: Questionmaster Michael Barratt
Producer: Kenneth Ford

: Afternoon Theatre: This Sporting Life

'Maurice lay on the table, a cig-in his mouth, having his knees dressed. The masseur bent over him. staining his body with orange liniment. I had my ankles strapped, got dressed, and put my teeth in.'

Contributors

Writer: David Storey
Adapter: Malcolm Bradbury
Adapter: Elizabeth Bradbury
Producer: Anthony Cornish
Arthur Machin: Brian Cox

: Talking about Antiques

ARTHUR NEGUS and BERNARD PRICE discuss listeners' questions
With HUGH SCULLY
Producer Pamela HOWE (Bristol)

Contributors

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

: The Living World

Talking Point
Discussing listeners' queries and comments about wildlife and the countryside.
Introduced by DEREK JONES
Producer dilys BREESE (Bristol) (Repeated: Wednesday, 9.5 am. Wildlife: Monday, 10.5 am)

Contributors

Introduced By: Derek Jones

: News

: In Touch

Swish: JANE FiNtfis describes a new game invented for blind players. Introduced by peter WHITE. Editor THENA HESHEL

Contributors

Unknown: Jane Fintfis
Introduced By: Peter White.
Editor: Thena Heshel

: Down Your Way

BRIAN JOHNSTON recently visited the Theatre Royal, Haymarket Producer PHYLLIS ROBINSON
(Repeated: Tuesday. 11.5 am)
5.55 Weather, programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Phyllis Robinson

: News

: The Best of Flanders and Swann

In 1948 composer/pianist Donald Swann and broadcaster Michael Flanders teamed up to start an entirely new career for themselves - that of writing comedy songs for revue.
This proved so fruitful that after nine years they made the all-important decision of performing their songs on stage themselves. Their two-man show At The Drop of a Hat, although scheduled to run only a limited three-week season, proved so successful that it was followed by At The Drop of Another Hat, setting Flanders and Swann on a trail of triumph that led from London to Broadway and on around the world, and occupied their lives for the next 14 years.
Tonight Flanders and Swann reminisce with the help of recordings from their shows.

Contributors

Presenter: Michael Flanders
Presenter: Donald Swann

: News

: Lord Peter Wimsey

Clouds of Witness by DOROTHY L. SAYERS : adapted in eight episodes by PETER JONES and tania LIEVEN starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter and Peter Jones as Bunter wi h Patricia Routtedge as the Dowager Duchess in 5: The Morning After
Producer SIMON brett
(Patricia Routledge is in ' Dandy Dick ' at the Garrick)

Contributors

Unknown: Dorothy L. Sayers
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Tania Lieven
Unknown: Ian Carmichael
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Patricia Routtedge
Producer: Simon Brett
Unknown: Patricia Routledge
Insp Parker: Gabriel Woolf
Lady Mary Wimsey: Maria Aitken
Sir Impey Biggs: Brian Oulton
Murbles: Malcolm Hayes
Goyles: Clifford Norgate

: In Praise of God

for The Pilgrimage of Faith
An anthology of words and music for the beginning of Lent with Delia Paton , Peter Lee BBC SINGERS conductor JOHN POOLE organist BARRY ROSE
Introduced by Tom Fleming Producer ANGELA tilby

Contributors

Unknown: Delia Paton
Unknown: Peter Lee
Conductor: John Poole
Organist: Barry Rose
Introduced By: Tom Fleming
Producer: Angela Tilby

: Music to Remember

Margaret Kitchin (piano)
BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra, leader Barry Griffiths, conducted by Janos Furst
Havdn: Overture in D major
8.5* Weber: Piano Concerto No 2. in F flat major
8.29* Schubert: Symphony No 6, in C major

Contributors

Piano: Margaret Kitchin
Musicians: BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra
Leader: Barry Griffiths
Conducted By: Janos Furst

: News

: David Copperfield

by CHARLES DICKENS: adapted and produced in 13 episodes by CHARLES LEFEAUX
10: I Am Married
(Repeated: Tuesday, 3.5 pm)
9.58 Weather

Contributors

David Copperfield: John Pullen
Clarissa Spenlow: Betty Huntley-Wright
Tommy Traddles: David Timson
Lavinia Spenlow: Hilda Schkoder
Dora Spenlow: Julie Hallam
Agnes Wickfield: Diana Olsson
Mrs Micawber: Sheila Grant
Betsey Trotwood: Sylvia Coleridge
Mr Dick: Rolf Lefebvre
Rosa Dartle: Sheila Grant
Littimer: Brian Haines
Mrs Steerforth: Elspeth March
Mr Peggotty: Edward Kelsey
Martha Endell: Sandra Clark

: News

: This Island Now

A look at the present plight and future shape of town and country.
2: Buildings - Long Life, Loose Fit. Low Energy
The second of five programmes on the conservation of energy. Britain's buildings are notoriously wasteful of energy. Most of the fuel burnt in power stations is wasted too. What is being done to reduce waste and improve the buildings?
Malcolm MacEwen in conversation With DR MARY ARCHER , International Solar Energy Society: ALEX GORDON , Chairman of the riba's Research Advisory Group: ALEX HARDY. Professor of Building Science, University of Newcastle upon Tyne; ERNEST HASELER , Founder of the District Heating Association; GEOFFREY KENNEDY , Consultant engineer: DR s. J. LEACH , physicist. Head of Energy and Engineering Services Research, Building Research Establishment: PATRICK o'sullivan. Professor of Building Science, University of Wales, Cardiff: RON mottersheai). Chairman, Technical Marketing Committee, eurisol-uk. Producer LEONIE COHN

Contributors

Unknown: Malcolm MacEwen
Unknown: Dr Mary Archer
Unknown: Alex Gordon
Unknown: Ernest Haseler
Unknown: Geoffrey Kennedy
Unknown: J. Leach
Producer: Leonie Cohn

: Do You Remember?

Arthur Askey looks back over his years as an entertainer. He recalls Art Tatum, Norman Evans, Elsie and Doris Waters, with Henry Hall, Vanessa Lee
Educating Archie with Peter Brough and Beryl Reid, Charlie Kunz, Ronnie Barker and Leslie Crowther
Gerard Hoffnung
[Repeat]

Contributors

Presenter: Arthur Askey
Unknown: Henry Hall
Unknown: Peter Brough
Unknown: Beryl Reid
Unknown: Charlie Kunz
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Leslie Crowther
Unknown: Gerard Hoffnung
Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston

: Epilogue

Four programmes for Lent based on The Pilgrim's Progress by JOHN BUNYAN
Read by WILLIAM sleich 1: The Wicket Gate

Contributors

Unknown: John Bunyan
Read By: William Sleich

: Weather

: News

12 midnight* Inshore forecast

: Closedown









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