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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Programme for Asian listeners BBC Birmingham
7.45 Sunday Programmes Bells and Sunday Reading Travels in Oudamovia by JOHN AUSTIN BAKER Read by PETER feptes


Unknown: John Austin Baker
Read By: Peter Feptes

: Weather

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by CLIVE JACOBS Reporter DOUGLAS BROWN Producer LES Mitchell BBC Manchester
8.50 Programme news
8.55 Weather


Presented By: Clive Jacobs
Reporter: Douglas Brown
Producer: Les Mitchell

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America



Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The Archers

BBC Birmingham


Script Editor: Charles Lefeaux
Producer: Tony Shryane
Agricultural adviser: Robin Hicks

: Morning Service

from Clarence Park Baptist Church, Weston-super-Mare Led by REV CHARLES BECKET
Hymns (BHB): God is in his temple (41); 0 son of man (127); Hallelujah! sing to Jesus (168); Where cross the crowded ways of life (533)
Lesson: Acts 1, vv 1-11 (NEB) Organist CECIL PATT BBC Bristol

: Week's Good Cause

alvar lidell appeals on behalf of the National Listening Library which provides a postal library service of recorded ' talking books for handicapped and elderly people who are unable to read in the normal way.
Donations to: [address removed]

: Motoring and the Motorist

Introduced by Jim Pestrldge
Keeping Fit by DONALD NORFOLK. Holidays Ahead - Caravanning: DEREK AGNEW of the Caravan Club; Leaving Britain: BILL PERRY of the RAC; Ferry Ways: by BOB BEVAN of European Ferries Group; Snow Go: by GEORGE BISHOP
Producer JOHN HASLAM at 11.43* the latest traffic report


Introduced By: Jim Pestrldge
Unknown: Donald Norfolk.
Unknown: Derek Agnew
Unknown: Bill Perry
Unknown: Bob Bevan
Unknown: George Bishop
Producer: John Haslam

: From the Grass Roots

Countrywide reactions to cur-, rent political issues.
Presented from Birmingham by George Scott
Producer DAVID SHUTE BBC Birmingham Ring [number removed]


Unknown: George Scott
Producer: David Shute

: You and Yours

Presented by Derek Cooper
12.55 Weather, programme news


Presented By: Derek Cooper

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL to answer questions which listeners have sent in by post. Producer KENNETH FORD BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Tuesday 4.5 pm)


Unknown: Michael Barratt
Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Alan Gemmell

: Afternoon Theatre

Anna Calder-Marshall
Isabel Dean. John Phillips Paul Seed and John Rowe in Like the Leaves by GIUSEPPE GIACOSA , translated by HENRY REED
' These are people who can't stand up to a blizzard - the first puff of wind, and they're blown away. Blown away, like the leaves from a tree.'
Produced and directed by DAVID SPENSER


Unknown: Anna Calder-Marshall
Unknown: Isabel Dean.
Unknown: John Phillips
Unknown: John Rowe
Unknown: Giuseppe Giacosa
Translated By: Henry Reed
Directed By: David Spenser

: News

: We Taught the World to Play

2: The Sport of Kings
Paddy Feeny explores some of the history and the present state of racing. With him in the studio are racing writers DAVID HUNN and CHRISTOPHER POOLE to recall some of the highlights of the racing calendar - anticipating, of course, next Wednesday's classic event - the 1976 Derby.
With the recorded voice of JOHN ARLOTT


Unknown: Christopher Poole
Unknown: John Arlott
Unknown: Jeffrey Segal
Producer: Maurice Leitch

: In Touch

It's never too late to start: octogenarian netta HARVEY, who has been learning braille and typing, talks to PETER white about the way she tackled some of the problems she met in acquiring new skills. Introduced by DAVID SCOTT BLACKHALL Producer THENA HESHEL


Introduced By: David Scott Blackhall
Producer: Thena Heshel

: Down Your Way

BRIAN JOHNSTON recently visited Bruton in Somerset
Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Tuesday 11.5 am)
5.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Brian Johnston

: News

: If you think You've got Problems!

A studio counselling session introduced by Jean Metcalfe Two mothers examine their feelings of hatred for their sons with Dr Una Kroll and Dr James Hemming.
(Repeated: Thursday 11.5 am)


Introduced By: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Dr Una Kroll
Unknown: Dr James Hemming.
Producer: Sally Thompson

: News

: Round Britain Quiz

London v Midlands (Round 2) London:
Anthony Quinton (Chairman) with Irene Thomas
Professor John B. Mays who soon discover what can be blasted, also shipowning and deposed. Midlands:
Jack Longland (Chairman) with John Julius Norwich Dr Frederick Milson who recognise a nocturnal mammal contributing to feminine seductiveness, a cooking stand, and a short nail that takes a lot of beating. Producer TREVOR HtLL BBC Manchester
(Revised repeat: Wed 11.5 am)


Unknown: Anthony Quinton
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Professor John B. Mays
Unknown: Jack Longland
Unknown: John Julius Norwich
Unknown: Dr Frederick Milson

: Chapter and Verse

A look at new books, plays and poetry with a religious theme. Presented by tSerald Priestiand


Presented By: Tserald Priestiand

: Music to Remember

BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by COLIN DAVIS Berlioz Overture: Waverley
Mendelssohn Symphony No 4. in A (Italian)
Elgar Serenade in E minor, for string orchestra
(Recording made available by courtesy of the Boston Symphony Orchestra Transcription Trust)


Conducted By: Colin Davis Berlioz

: News

: Les Misérables: 5: Waterloo

by Victor Hugo, adapted for radio in 16 parts by Barry Campbell, Constance Cox and Val Gielgud
with Robert Hardy as Victor Hugo
We leave the story of Jean Valjean briefly to follow the course of the battle of Waterloo - and encounter a wounded soldier.
The battle is described by Neville Jason, John Rowe and Alan Rowe as the French, English and Prussian narrators
(Repeated: Tuesday 3.5 pm)
9.58 Weather


Author: Victor Hugo
Episode adapted by: Val Gielgud
Serial Edited By: Barry Campbell
Episode produced and directed by: Christopher Venning
Victor Hugo: Robert Hardy
Jean Valjean: Trevor Martin
French narrator: Neville Jason
English narrator: John Rowe
Prussian narrator: Alan Rowe
Thenardier: Malcolm Hayes
Sergeant: Haydn Jones
Napoleon: Michael Shannon
Wellington: Godfrey Kenton
Scots voice: Douglas Blackwell
Blucher: David Neal
English General: Clifford Norgate
Pontmercy: David Graham

: News

: The Wonderful Year

In 1796 Samuel Taylor Cole ridge took his family to live in Nether Stowey in the Quantocks. Early in the following year he was joined by William and Dorothy Wordsworth.
There followed one of the most creative periods in both poets'lives. 1797 was. as Coleridge said later, an Annus Mirabilis. This is an account of that year.
Producer MARY PRICE BBC Bristol


Unknown: Samuel Taylor Cole
Unknown: Dorothy Wordsworth.
Producer: Mary Price
Narrator: Martin Jarvis
Coleridge: Derek Seaton
Wordsworth: John McEnery
Dorothy Wordsworth: Mary Griffiths
De Quincey: Anthony May
HaZlitt: Geoffrey Whitehead
Lamb: Rtchard Carrington

: Epilogue

Words and music on a Christian theme devised and narrated by H. COLIN DAVIS Music BBC SINGERS


Unknown: H. Colin Davis

: News

preceded by Weather

: Closedown

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