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: Apna HI Ghar Samajhlye

Programme for Asian listeners
7.45 Bells; programme news
7.50 Sunday Reading from
Poverty, Chastity and O bedience Written and read by H. A. WILLIAMS , CR
7.55 Weather, programme news

Contributors

Read By: H. A. Williams

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by CLIVE JACOBS Reporter DOUGLAS BROWN Producer DAVID WINTER
8.50 Programme news
8.55 Weather

Contributors

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

: News

9.13 med wave only Papers

: The Archers: Omnibus Edition

Contributors

Script Editor: Charles Lefeaux
Producer: Tony Shryane

: Morning Service

from St Peter 's Church. Caverswall, Staffordshire, conducted by CAPT DAVID BLOOMFIELD , CA Preacher: the Vicar, REV JIM CARR
Readings: 1 Kings 18, vv 8-18; Matthew 25. vv 1-13
Hymns (A and M Rev): Angel voices ever singing (246); Lead us. heavenly Father (311) Organist TOM GRANGER

Contributors

Unknown: St Peter
Unknown: David Bloomfield
Organist: Tom Granger

: Week's Good Cause

BILL Simpson appeals on behalf of Parkinson's Disease Society, which helps sufferers, and sponsors research into this cruelly distressing affliction. Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Simpson

: Motoring and the Motorist

Introduced by JIM PESTRIDGE
Observed Run: ROBIN RICHARDS reports on the work of the Guildford and District Group of the Institute of Advanced Motorists.
Tyre Markings: an explanation from NIGEL PERCIVAL of tile National Tyre Service.
Multi-Storey Manners: a comment from family motorist JENNIFER BARLING.
Keeping Your Bonus: JOHN GASELEE has advice on motor insurance claims.
Producer GEOFF DOBSON at 11.43* the latest traffic report

Contributors

Introduced By: Jim Pestridge
Unknown: Robin Richards
Unknown: Nigel Percival
Unknown: Jennifer Barling.
Unknown: John Gaselee
Producer: Geoff Dobson

: From the Grass Roots

Countrywide reactions to current political issues. Presented from Bristol by George Scott Producer CAROLE STONE Ring 0272 39432/3

Contributors

Unknown: George Scott
Producer: Carole Stone

: You and Yours

Presenter Derek Cooper
Putting the Horse Before the Car: is horse-drawn transport becoming more feasible? LESLIE ROBINSON investigates.
Teenage Magazines: do they do more harm than good?
Pop Goes the Weasel 20th-century Style: ANDY PRICE finds out whether pawn shops still fulfil a useful purpose.
12.55 Weather, programme news

Contributors

Presenter: Derek Cooper
Unknown: Leslie Robinson

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Nicholas Woolley Editor BARRY BROWN

Contributors

Presented By: Nicholas Woolley
Editor: Barry Brown

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Woodgreen, nr Fording-bridge, Hants
Members of the Hale and Woodgreen Horticultural Society put their questions to
FRED LOAD*, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL
Questionmaster MICHAEL BARRATT Producer KENNETH FORD
(Repeated: Tuesday 4.5 pm)

Contributors

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

: Afternoon Theatre

The Doctor's Wife by FAY WELDON with Peter Jeffrey as Dr Philip Bailey and Miriam Margolyes as Margot, his wife
' My wife is certainly a stable person, good-tempered, even-natured. and never ill. Not given to any remarkable ups and downs. And yes, she is typical, I suppose.'
Nevertheless research workers enter her life to test her emotional temperature with the aid of a band around her wrist. The results might be described as ironic.
Producer RICHARD WORTLEY

Contributors

Unknown: Fay Weldon
Unknown: Peter Jeffrey
Unknown: Dr Philip Bailey
Unknown: Miriam Margolyes
Producer: Richard Wortley

: News

: A Lifetime of Music

John Amis this week recalls his breakthrough into radio. 11: Knowing the Medium
For budding interviewers he supplies some simple rules and demonstrates how to and how not to with Percy Grainger. Joseph Szigeti and Pierre Bernac.
Producer DEREK DRESCHER ‡ gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Percy Grainger.
Unknown: Joseph Szigeti
Unknown: Pierre Bernac.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: The Living World

An Upland Valley
A valley system with a crystal stream. falling from mountain grassland down to the valley, clad in ancient woods, sets the scene for this Radio Nature Trail - and provides a home for grey wagtails, Welsh mountain ponies and ravens.
Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DILYS BREESE (Bristol)
(Repeated: Wednesday 9.5 am)

Contributors

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

: In Touch

A weekly magazine of special interest to blind Usteners Introduced by JANE FINNIS
You Too Can Ride a Horse: a report on the opportunities open to those interested in riding in their leisure time. Producer MARLENE PEASE
In Touch, 60p from bookshops

Contributors

Introduced By: Jane Finnis
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Celebration

ALAN DELL celebrates the Internationally popular music of Richard Rodgers. The second of two programmes reflecting his highly successful collaborations.
This week:
Rodgers and Hammerstein
Producer TRAFFORD WHITELOCK (Repeated: Tuesday 11.5 am)
5.55 Weather, programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Rodgers.

: News

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

A studio counselling session With DR WENDY GREENGROSS and PAUL BROWN
Introduced by Jean Metcalfe
A chance to talk things over and talk things out is given to people with problems they cannot solve alone.
Producer SALLY THOMPSON
(Repeated: Thursday 11.5 am) If you need help in sorting out your difficulties write to ' If you think You've got Problems ... I ' BBC, Broadcasting House, London WIA 1AA

Contributors

Unknown: Dr Wendy Greengross
Unknown: Paul Brown
Introduced By: Jean Metcalfe
Producer: Sally Thompson

: News

: Round Britain Quiz

London v Northern Ireland (Round 2) London
Anthony Quinton (Chairman) with Irene Thomas
Professor John B. Mays who. upon reflection, make a convenience out of a saintly poet.
Northern Ireland:
Jack Longland (Chairman) with Dr Michael Dewar John D. Stewart one of whom perceives a monocular tree-hanger while the other enters the ring with flying colours.
Producer TREVOR HILL (Manchester)
(Rptd: Wednesday 11.5 am)
Book, Round Britain Quiz, questions and answers from the programme, 40p, from bookshops

Contributors

Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Professor John B. Mays
Unknown: Jack Longland
Unknown: Dr Michael Dewar
Unknown: John D. Stewart

: In Praise of God

for The Gift of Solitude
An anthology in words and music introduced by Andrew Cruickshank with PETER FIRTH , DELIA PATON
ST MARGARET 'S WESTMINSTER SINGERS conducted by RICHARD HICKOX Organist IAN WATSON
Producer ANGELA TILBY

Contributors

Introduced By: Andrew Cruickshank
Unknown: Peter Firth
Unknown: Delia Paton
Unknown: St Margaret
Conducted By: Richard Hickox
Organist: Ian Watson
Producer: Angela Tilby

: Music to Remember

MICHAEL DOBSON (oboe) BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA leader COLIN STAVELEY conducted by MAURICE HANDFORD Rossini Overture: The Italian Girl in Algiers
8.9* Strauss Oboe Concerto
8.35* Mozart Symphony No 29, in A (K 201)

Contributors

Oboe: Michael Dobson
Leader: Colin Staveley
Conducted By: Maurice Handford

: News

: The Charterhouse of Parma

by STENDHAL translated and adapted for radio in six parts by BARBARA BRAY with Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Michael Williams. Noel Johnson and Carleton Hobbs 3: Hide and Seek
Producer NORMAN WRIGHT
(Repeated: Tuesday 3.5 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Barbara Bray
Unknown: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Unknown: Michael Williams.
Unknown: Noel Johnson
Producer: Norman Wright
Narrator: Godfrey Kenton
Gina: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Fabrice: Michael Williams
Count Mosca: Noel Johnson
Abbé Blanes: Carleton Hobbs
Theodolinda: Anne Jameson
Giletti: Alan Dudley
Marietta: Emily Richard
Marcello: Anthony Smee
Ludovico: Clifford Norgate
Cecchina: Liane Aukin
Old woman: Madi Hedd
Archbishop: Peter Williams
Groom: Peter Pacey
Pietro: Michael Shannon
EmiliO: Nigel Lambert

: Weather

: News

: Isobel Baillie

A portrait in words and music of the famous soprano who celebrated her 80th birthday earlier this year.
Written and presented by MICHAEL KENNEDY
Producer STANLEY WILLIAMSON (Manchester)

Contributors

Presented By: Michael Kennedy

: Epilogue

Words and music on a Christian theme devised by MONICA FURLONG Narrator GARARD GREEN
Music contributed by the BBC SINGERS

: News

preceded by Weather








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