Programme for Asian listeners BBC Birmingham
7.45 Sunday Programmes Bells and Sunday Reading
JACK BURTON reads from his book Transport of Delight
Presented by CLIVE JACOBS Reporter DOUGLAS BROWN Producer DAVID WINTER
8.50 Programme news
for Hospital Sunday from St Mark 's Parish Church, Sheffield Holy Communion (Series 3)
Celebrant REV MICHAEL PATON , Vicar
Preacher REV DR MICHAEL BAYLEY Readings: Isaiah 35, vv 3-6; Psalm 147, vv 1-5; Luke 10, W 1-9 (NEB)
Hymns (A and M Rev): Blessed city, heavenly Salem (620); He wants not friends that hath thy love (274); Angel-voices ever singing (246)
Anthem: Almighty God who hast me brought (Ford)
Organist and Choirmaster
BOB JOHNSON. BBC Manchester
KENNETH KENDALL appeals on behalf of St David's Home, Ealing, which cares for disabled ex-servicemen. Donations, preferably by crossed PO or cheque, to: [address removed]
Introduced by Jim Pestridge
The Government and the Motorist: as a new parliamentary session opens, we look at the way it may affect motorists.
A Car in the Making -5: Into the Market Place. GEOFFREY HANCOCK discusses the next stage of car development with the Director of Sales for Chrysler United Kingdom Ltd. The Professionals: Richard HUDSON-EVANS talks to those whose livelihood comes from driving.
Motorways Aside: JEAN Richard SON suggests an alternative. Producer JOHN HASLAM at 11.43* the latest traffic report
Countrywide reactions to current political issues. Presented from Manchester by George Scott.
Producer CHRISTOPHER GRAHAM BBC Manchester Ring [number removed]
Presented by Derek Cooper
12.55 Weather, programme news
Presented by Gordon Clough Editor BARRY BROWN
A Fine Country by ELIZABETH TROOP adapted by the author from her novel of the same title, with Anna Massey as Sylvia Cass and Peter Jeffrey as George Cass
' Interesting, this identification with a woman called Rosa Luxemburg - I never heard of her.'-
You won't remain in ignorance of her long, with Mrs Cass around. German I think - First World War - revolutionary. Knew Lenin. Got hit over the head and thrown in a canal in some riot. What all that has to do with our Mrs Cass. the Lord only knows.'
Sylvia Cass. more than just an ironic study in middle-class neurosis. 'flies over the cuckoo's nest' at her hospital... Produced and directed by RICHARD WORTLEY
Is it old? Is it genuine? What is it?
ARTHUR NEGUS and BERNARD PRICE discuss listeners' questions With HUGH SCULLY.
Producer PAMELA howe '
BBC Bristol. Questions to: ' Talking about Antiques,' BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR
A magazine edition of this programme about wildlife and the countryside.
Introduced by Peter France Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Wednesday 9.5 am)
A magazine of special interest to the visually handicapped
' It can be done.' JANE FINNIS gets some advice on basic techniques from members of a sewing class for the blind. Producer THENA HESHEL
Book, In touch, 60p from bookshops
5.55 Weather, programme news
A new series in which current. contentious ideas are put on trial before Dick Taverne. qc and an audience of jurors in Broadcasting House.
This evening's proposition:
Parents should have the right to choose their child's school. It is proposed by ex-headmaster Rhodes Boyson , M p (Conservative) and opposed by ex-teacher Bryan Davies , mp (Labour)
Each advocate will call his witnesses, cross-question his opponent's and argue his case so that you, the jury, may reach a verdict.
Producer HUGH PURCELL
(Repeated: Thursday 11.5 am)
A choice of operatic highlights. The singer Nigel Douglas takes a light-hearted look at some of the predicaments of operatic lovers in and out of marriage. 3: Operatic In-Laws
Producer ALAN HAYDOCK
traces the religious dimension in books and music.
Presenter Gerald Priestland Producer MONICA FURLONG
FREDELL LACK (Violin)
BBC WELSH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA leader PETER THOMAS conductor BORIS BROTT Beethoven
8.11' Violin Concerto in D
(Given in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, Llandaff, on 15 July before an invited audience) BBC Wales
by J. B. PRIESTLEY adapted for radio in nine parts by ANTONY KEARSY , With and The action takes place in and around the town of Farbridge during 1951. the Festival of Britain year. Part 1
Music arranged by DAVID FLEMING-WILLIAMS . Produced and directed by TREVOR HILL BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Tuesday 3.5 pm)
Major Bulfoss, mp for Farbridge:
Captain Mobbs, the Conservative agent:
Ernest, her husband:
The first of four programmes presenting questions concerning science, scientists and the public.
1 : Towards the Superwoman
Does the fact that women have babies hold them back from high office in our society? Do their hormones make them less reliable than men? Is the menopause to blame for reducing their capabilities at what would otherwise be the prime of life? What are the answers to these questions now that we have safe childbirth and totally effective contraception, when menstrual tensions can be eliminated and the menopause itself exploited for long-term advantages not available to men?
Michael Smee talks to gynaecologists. endocrinologists. sociologists, experts on ageing and the theorists of women's liberation, in an attempt to assess the biological factors in the position of women in society. Producer MEG SHEFFIELD
On the Eve of St Luke's Day
Devised and narrated by H. COLIN DAVIS
Music BBC SINGERS