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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Programme for Asian listeners
7.45 Bells; programme news
7.50 Sunday Reading from I will be there by Michael Holtings Reader PETER FETTES
7.55 Weather, programme news Jesus Christ is risen today


Reader: Michael Holtings
Reader: Peter Fettes

: News

S.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by CLIVE JACOBS
8.59 Programme news
8.55 Weather Jesus Christ is risen today


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

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America



Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The Archers: Omnibus Edition


Written By: Bruno Milna
Script Editor: Charles Lefeaux
Producer: Tony Shryane

: Easter Day Service

from the Church of St Peter Mancroft. Norwich, conducted by CANON BILL WESTWOOD
Hymns (A and m Rev): Ye choirs of new Jerusalem (128); Christ the Lord is risen again! (136): Jesus Christ is risen today (134) Psalm 114
Lessons: Isaiah 12; John 20, vv 1-8
Organist and Master of the MUSiCKENNETH RYDER


Conducted By: Canon Bill Westwood
Music: Kenneth Ryder

: Week's Good Cause

FR AGNELLUS ANDREW appeals on behalf of St Joseph's Hospice. Hackney, which provides devoted nursing care to relieve pain and suffering. especially in the final stages of illness.
Donations, by crossed po or cheque, to:[address removed]

: Motoring and the Motorist

Introduced by jim PESTRIDGR ' Total ' 1975 Economy Drive
A report on this 950-mile event for standard ' cars by HARRY HEYWOOD.
Producer KEN PRAGNELL at 11.43* the latest traffic report


Introduced By: Jim Pestridgr
Unknown: Harry Heywood.
Producer: Ken Pragnell

: From the Grass Roots

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


Unknown: George Scott
Producer: Malcolm Coupar

: You and Yours

Presenter George Luce
Unaccustomed as I am ...: a discussion on how not to send your audience to sleep from those who ought to know. The Start of the Line: or how to run your own railway, preferably at a profit.
12.55 Weather, programme news


Presenter: George Luce

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Nicholas Woolley Editor HARRY BROWN


Presented By: Nicholas Woolley
Editor: Harry Brown

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Brislington, Bristol

: Afternoon Theatre

Laburnum Grove by J B. PRIESTLEY with Bernard Archard and Kathleen Michael
'People who break the law have got to live somewhere, why not in Laburnum Grove? Probably there are one or two more of us who'll get put away for a couple of years.'
The play adapted and produced by CHRISTOPHER VENNING


Unknown: J B. Priestley
Unknown: Bernard Archard
Unknown: Kathleen Michael
Produced By: Christopher Venning
Mrs Baxley: Diana Olsson
Mr Baxley: Geoffrey Matthews
Elsie: Jane Knowles
Mr Radfern: Bernard Archard
Harold: Michael Harbour
Flatten: Douglas Blackwell
Mrs Radfern: Kathleen Michael
Insp Stack: Michael Byrne
Sgt Morris: Manning Wilson

: News

: A Lifetime of Music

John Amis. broadcaster, former orchestral manager and critic
1: The Sound of Music
The first impact: Lilac Time, Art Tatum. Donald Swannand musical encounters with cousin Kingsley. Producer DEREK DRESCHER


Unknown: John Amis.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: The Living World

j In Search of a Spider
A century ago a traveller in Sumatra discovered a single specimen of a curious spider, a living fossil ' previously unknown to science. Does it still exist? BILL BRISTOWE and MICHAEL TWEEDIE went to Sumatra to find out and also encountered orang-utans, clouds of magnificent butterflies and moths and the world's largest flower - it measures a yard across!
Producer DILYS BREESE (Bristol) (Repeated: Wednesday 9.5 am)


Unknown: Michael Tweedie
Producer: Dilys Breese

: In Touch

A New Look for Easter: JANE FINNIS. with the aid of an expert. tells blind girls how to apply a successful facial make-up. Presented by PETER WHITE Producer MARLENE PEASE


Unknown: Jane Finnis.
Presented By: Peter White
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston recently visited Longleat, Wiltshire
Producer Richard BURWOOD
(Repeated: Tuesday 11.5 am)
5.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Richard Burwood

: News

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

I hatv such a multitude of problems I hardly know where to begin.
The difficulties of an unmarried mother are among the problems to be discussed by MARGARET BRAMALL , DR WENDY GREENGROSS , DR JAMES HEMMING Chairman Jean Metcalfe Producer SALLY THOMPSON
(Repeated: Thursday 11.5 am)


Unknown: Margaret Bramall
Unknown: Dr Wendy Greengross
Unknown: Dr James Hemming
Unknown: Jean Metcalfe
Producer: Sally Thompson

: News

: The Man Born to be King: 12: The King Comes to His Own

A cycle of 12 plays on The Life of Jesus Christ by Dorothy L. Sayers.
A new version adapted for stereo and produced by Raymond Raikes with music specially composed by Roberto Gerhard played by the English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Rae Jenkins
Produced by Raymond Raikes for the BBC Transcription Service


Writer: Dorothy L. Sayers
Producer: Raymond Raikes
Music specially composed by: Roberto Gerhard
Musicians: The English Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Rae Jenkins
The Evangelist (John Bar-Zebedee): Gabriel Woolf
Mary Magdalen: Mary Wimbush
Salome, mother to James and John: Henzie Raeburn
Mary Cleophas: Molly Rankin
Caiaphus, High Priest of Israel: Heron Carvic
Captain Elihu of the Temple Guard: Keith Alexander
Nicodemus: John Wyse
Shadrach: Malcolm Hayes
Joseph of Arimathea: Howieson Culff
Simon Peter: Stephen Jack
Jesus: John Westbrook
James Bar-Zebedee: John Glen
Andrew Bar-Jonah: John Boxer
Philip: Rolf Lefebvre
Matthew: Nigel Stock
Cleophas: Harry Hutchinson
Flavius, Freedman to Pilate: Trader Faulkner
Pontius Pilate, Governor of Judaea: Alec Clunes
Claudia Procula, his wife: Mary Law
Eunice, a Syro-Phoenician: Elizabeth Morgan

: Music to Remember

Prokofiev Classical Symphony Berlioz Fantastic Symphony (Swiss Radio recordings)


Introduced By: Sheila Tracy
Unknown: Willem Van Otterloo

: News

: Broome Stages

The novel by CLEMENCE DANE about the theatre and theatre people freely adapted for radio in nine parts by VAL GIELGUD 2: Cilly and Donna with Rachel Gurnev , John Pullen Margaret Wolfit , John Rowe Producer
(Repeated: Tuesday 3.5 pm)


Novel By: Clemence Dane
Unknown: Val Gielgud
Unknown: Rachel Gurnev
Unknown: John Pullen
Unknown: Margaret Wolfit
Unknown: John Rowe
Unknown: David H. Godfrey
Narrator: Mary Wimbush
Harry: John Pullen
Donna: Margaret Wolfit
Stephen: John Rowe
Gilly: Henry Davies
Lady Lettice: Rachel Gurney
Sir Joscelyn Pallas: Allan McClellan9
Rosina: Diana Bishop
Laura: Joan Miller
Madeleine: Hilda Schroder
Adelaide: Elizabeth Proud

: Weather

: News

: This Island Now

A series of six programmes
3: Food Production-Landscape Destruction?
A recent report suggests that the intimate English landscape of hedgerows. coppice and wood-land is doomed. Should what the report calls new agricultural landscapes ' take its place?
Malcolm MacEwen. author of a forthcoming book on the English landscape, in conversation with farmers and with DEREK barber , former Head of Gloucester hire Farming Advisory Service; c. w. DIMBLEBY, Professor of Human Environment at the University of London: JIM HALL of the Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group; REG HOOKWAY. Director of the Countryside Commission: DEREK LOVEJOY. landscape architect; PROFESSOR KENNETH MELLANBT. former Head of the Nature Conservancy Research Station; JOHN POPHAM. Field Director for the Suffolk Preservation Society: and GERALD WIBBERLBT , Professor of Countryside Planning in the University of London. Producer LEONIE COHN
Is Modern Farming Out of Control?


Unknown: Malcolm MacEwen.
Unknown: Derek Barber
Unknown: Jim Hall
Unknown: Reg Hookway.
Unknown: Derek Lovejoy.
Unknown: Professor Kenneth Mellanbt.
Unknown: John Popham.
Unknown: Gerald Wibberlbt
Producer: Leonie Cohn

: Epilogue

Words and music on an Easter theme, devised by MONICA FURLONG. Music contributed by the BBC SINGERS

: News

preceded by Weather

: Closedown

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