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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhlye

Make Yourself at Home
Programme for Asian listeners
7.45 Bells; programme news
7.50 Sunday Reading from
Meditations by Ladislaus Boros Reader ANDREW TIMOTHY


Reader: Ladislaus Boros
Reader: Andrew Timothy

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Religious news and views
8.50 Programme news


Presented By: Gerald Priestland
Reporter: Douglas Brown
Producer: David Winter

: Weather

: News

9.5 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America



Unknown: Alista1r Cooke

: The Archers: Omnibus Edition



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

: Morning Service

The last of four broadcasts during Advent. He Who Comes 4: I will come again, and receive you unto myself (John 14. v 3) from Park End Presbyterian Church of Wales. Cardiff: conducted by REV DAVID GOODFELLOW Preacher REV D. R. THOMAS
Reading: John 14, vv 1-21, 27
Hymns (Church Hymnary): Come, thou long-expected Jesus (150); Good Christian men, rejoice (58); Mine eyes have seen the glory (155) Director of Choir


Unknown: David Goodfellow
Unknown: Preacher Rev D. R. Thomas

: Motoring and the Motorist

Introduced by JIM PESTRIDGE
Christmas Driving: advice and information from the Motoring Unit.
What I don't want for Christmas: a plea by GEORGE BISHOP. The law develops: PROFESSOR HARRY STREET on the Trade Descriptions Act.
Bumper crop: CLIVE JACOBS gathers the motoring news. Producer JOHN HASLAM at 11.43* the latest traffic report


Introduced By: Jim Pestridge
Unknown: Clive Jacobs
Producer: John Haslam

: From the Grass Roots

Countrywide reactions from outside Westminster to current political issues: presented from Manchester by George Scott Producer MICHAEL GREEN Ring [number removed]
Voice of the People: Fri 9.5 am


Unknown: George Scott
Producer: Michael Green

: You and Yours

Derek Cooper presents the Sunday edition
12.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Nicholas Woolley Editor HARRY BROWN


Presented By: Nicholas Woolley
Editor: Harry Brown

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Hounslow, Middlesex
Members of the Speedblrd Club put their questions to


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

: Afternoon Theatre

The Miser by MOLIÈRE the new translation by RICHARD CARTER
' am besieged by traitors, trying to pry into my affairs! Thieves every one! I say, you wouldn't be the sort of man who'd spread a rumour that I've got some money bidden away, would you? '


Translation By: Richard Carter
Music By: Christos Pittas
Producer: John Theocharis
Harpagon: Leo McKern
Valere: Robert Powell
Cléante: Derek Jacobi

: News

: Talking about Antiques

ARTHUR NEGUS and BERNARD PRICE discuss listeners' questions With HUGH SCULLY
Producer PAMELA HOWE (Bristol) Going for a Song: English Furniture, £1.75. from bookshops


Producer: Pamela Howe

: The Living World

Today, a detective story-an investigation of evidence that has been suppressed for the past few million years!
Deep under the Dorset countryside lie the fossilised remains of creatures that lived long. long ago. Now, at the coast, the sea is carving a slice through 150 million years.
Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DILYS BREESE


Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: John Harrison
Producer: Dilys Breese

: In Touch

A weekly magazine of special interest to blind listeners.
In this Christmas edition In Touch brings listeners something special ' which we hope both young and old in the audience will be able to enjoy. Introduced by DAVID SCOTT BLACKHALL


Introduced By: David Scott Blackhall
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Down Your Way

Variety Club of Great Britain
Brian Johnston recently met some of the organisers and celebrities at their Christmas Luncheon.
(Rptd: Christmas Eve 11.5 am.


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Phyllis Robinson

: News

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

It's almost impossible to do anything about being atone at Christmas: can you helpf
At the end of the year my son's teacher leaves and this always unsettles him.
Discussed with SHIRLEY DUNKLEY. a school counsellor; DR WENDY GREENGROSS ; and NORMAN INGRAM-SMITH , director of the Social Service Unit at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London. Chairman Jean Metcalfe Producer HUGH PURCELL


Unknown: Shirley Dunkley.
Unknown: Dr Wendy Greengross
Unknown: Norman Ingram-Smith
Unknown: Jean Metcalfe
Producer: Hugh Purcell

: News

: Hancock's Half-Hour: The Christmas Club Hand-Out

by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
Starring Tony Hancock, Sid James, Hugh Morton, Wilfred Babbage and Frank Partington.
Hancock is due for a big dividend from the annual share-out of the 'Hand and Racket' state club. Hancock in the money? It could happen...


Script By: Alan Simpson
Script By: Ray Galton
Theme and Incidental Music By: Wally Stott
Producer: Tom Ronald
[Actor]: Tony Hancock
[Actor]: Sid James
[Actor]: Hugh Morton
[Actor]: Wilfred Babbage
[Actor]: Frank Partington

: The Particular Star

A Christmas fantasy by FRANK TOPPING
Under a star there is time to kill, When the clocks all stop And time stands still
Music arranged by PETER BYE Producer ANGSLA TILBY


Arranged By: Peter Bye
Producer: Angsla Tilby
Narrator: David Sinclair
Mary: Cass Allen
Joseph: Gerald Cross
Fr McCarthy: Denys Hawthorne
Peter Farrell: John Rowe
Gerard: Frank Singuineau
Tom: Brian Hewlett
Phil: Alan Barry
John: Nigel Graham
Old Eugene: Paul Bogdan

: Music to Remember

ORCHESTRA conducted by HERBERT VON KARAJAN gramophone records
Johann Strauss the Elder Radetzky March
Snppe Overture: Poet and Peasant
Mozart Elne kleine Nachtmuslk Dvorak Scherzo capriccioso
Lehar Vilja (The Merry Widow) Johann Strauss Annen Polka ; Perpetuum mobile
More music by Strauss in the traditional New Year's Day concert from Vienna, conducted by Willi Boskovsky : Radio 3 Stereo and BBC2 Colour: 1 Jan


Soprano: Elizabeth Harwood
Conducted By: Herbert von Karajan
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Mozart Elne Kleine Nachtmuslk
Unknown: Dvorak Scherzo
Unknown: Lehar Vilja
Unknown: Johann Strauss Annen Polka
Unknown: Willi Boskovsky

: News

: The Liar

by HENRY JAMES : adapted for radio by MARY HOPE ALLEN
Not all liars are ignoble creatures, and certainly first-class women love them. But they may complicate life for other people.
Producer R. D. SMITH (1969) part 1 of The Lady of the Camellias by Alexandre Dumas the Younger


Unknown: Henry James
Unknown: Mary Hope Allen
Producer: R. D. Smith
Unknown: Alexandre Dumas
Oliver Lyon: John Bentley
Mrs Ashmore: Gabrielle Blunt
Ashmore: Peter Williams
Mrs Vernon: Sonia Fraser
Mr Vant: Earle Grey
Col Capadose: William Fox
Everina Capadose: Gudrun Ure
Sir David Ashmore: Godfrey Kenton
Mrs Herring: Lynn Carson
Miss Geraldine: Joyce Latham
First and second gentlemen: Derek Seaton

: Weather

: News

: Attenborough Round the World

Krakatoa erupting, the song of the bellbird, marimbas In Mexico, drums in Sierra Leone: David Attenborougb plays his favourite sounds from around the world-and with every sound there's a story ...
Producer DILYS BREESE (Bristol) (Rptd: Christmas Eve 8.30 pm)


Unknown: David Attenborougb
Producer: Dilys Breese

: Epilogue

An Adrent Prelude: a reflection on the future in the light of some Biblical themes by BROTHER ROLAND WALLS 3: The Psalmist

: News

preceded by Weather

: Closedown

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