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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Make Yourself at Home
Programme for Asian listeners BBC Birmingham
7.45 Sunday Programmes Bells and Sunday Reading
JOHN BAKER reads from No Continuing City by GENERAL FREDERICK COUTTS
7.55 Weather


Unknown: John Baker
Unknown: Frederick Coutts

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

8.50 Programme news
8.55 Weather


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

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America



Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The Archers

BBC Birmingham


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

: Morning Service

Sunday Mass from the Roman Catholic Church of St Michael and All Angels, Ash, Surrey Celebrant and preacher FR TIMOTHY JELF
The Proper of the Mass is composed by a parishioner, JOHN ELWES
Hymns, from The 20th Century Folk Hymnal, Vol 1: On this hour be your blessing, Lord (No 56); 0 the love of my Lord is the essence (No 79); Shalom my friend, shalom (No 39); Peace, perfect peace (No 2); Love is his word (No 66)
Reading: Deuteronomy 6, 2-6; Gospel: Mark 12, 28-34 Responsorial Psalm: 17


Unknown: Fr Timothy
Organist: Rita Moore
Unknown: John Elwes

: Week's Good Cause

FATHER FRANCIS O'LEARY , Founder, appeals on behalf of Jospice International, which cares for people who are terminally sick and destitute, both at home and abroad. It relies totally on voluntary donations. Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed].


Unknown: Father Francis O'Leary
Unknown: Francis O'Leary

: Motoring and the Motorist

The Last London Motor Show? What does a Motor Show set out to do? What are the views about moving it to Birmingham in 1978? CLIVE JACOBS , BRIAN ROBINS and BRENDA WILLIAMS are the interviewers
Jim Pestridge introduces the programme
Producer GEOFF DOBSON at 11.43* the latest traffic report


Unknown: Clive Jacobs
Unknown: Brian Robins
Unknown: Brenda Williams
Introduces: Jim Pestridge
Producer: Geoff Dobson

: From the Grass Roots

Countrywide reactions from outside Westminster to current political issues.
Presented from Manchester by Dick Godfrey
Producer CHRISTOPHER GRAHAM BBC Manchester Ring [number removed]


Unknown: Dick Godfrey
Producer: Christopher Graham

: You and Yours

Colour Supplement
Presented by Derek Cooper
12.55 Weather, programme news


Presented By: Derek Cooper

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough Editor HARRY BROWN


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Harry Brown

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Weybridge, Surrey, where members of the Weybridge Horticultural Club put their questions to FRED LOADS, BILL SpWERBUTTS, ALAN GEMMELL Questionmaster MICHAEL BARRATT Producer KENNETH FORD BBC Manchester
(Repeated- Tuesday 4.5 pm)


Unknown: Alan Gemmell
Unknown: Questionmaster Michael Barratt

: AfternoonTheatre

Under the Wool by DAVID POWNALL
HARRY: They're offering me a lot of money, just for the right to prospect the area for three months. A lot of money. JANE: We don't need the money. Not that money.
HARRY: We could extend the house, build the two new bedrooms, your studio.... remember? You want to paint again, don't you?
JANE: There'll be nothing left to paint if you let an oil company into this valley. They'll ruin it.
Produced and directed by ALFRED BRADLEY BBC Manchester


Unknown: David Pownall
Directed By: Alfred Bradley

: News

: Talking about Antiques

ARTHUR NEGUS and BERNARD PRICE discuss listeners' questions with HUGH SCULLY. Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol


Unknown: Hugh Scully.

: The Living World

The Domesday Book of Birds
William the Conquerors census of 900 years ago, gives us a picture of where and how people lived then. Over a period of five years British and Irish ornithologists have been combing the countryside to prepare a similar census of our birds, and today's programme marks the publication of their Domesday Book - The Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland.
Series producer DILYS BREESE
BBC Bristol (Rptd: Wed 9.5 am)


Introduced By: Peter France
Producer: John Harrison
Producer: Dilys Breese

: In Touch

Getting Nature Taped: blind wildlife recordist GRAHAM BUR-ROUGH describes recording badgers and birds in Dorset and winning a national tape competition.
Introduced bv JANE FINNIS Producer THENA HESHEL


Producer: Thena Heshel

: Down Your Way

BRIAN JOHNSTON recently visited Allendale Town in Northumberland. Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol (Rptd: Trie 11.5am)
5.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News

: You, the Jury

A series in which current, controversial issues are put on trial before
Dick Taverne. QC and an audience of jurors assembled, this evening, at the Manchester Business School.
The proposition: The Closed Shop is an Unjustified Infringement of Personal Liberty is proposed by Nicholas Wlnterton , mp (Conservative for Macclesfield) and opposed by Colin Barnett. North West Regional Secretary of the TUC
Each advocate will call his witnesses, cross-question his opponent's and argue his case so that the jury may reach a verdict. Producers CHRISTOPHER GRAHAM and HUGH PURCELL BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Thursday 11.5 am)


Unknown: Dick Taverne.
Unknown: Nicholas Wlnterton
Unknown: Colin Barnett.
Producers: Christopher Graham

: News

: Love and Marriage

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. 5: Operatic Broken Homes Producer ALAN HAYDOCK


Singer: Nigel Douglas

: Chanter and Verse

Presenter Gerald Priostland Producer MONICA FURLONG


Presenter: Gerald Priostland

: Music to Remember

Mozart Overture: La clemenza di Tito
Schubert Symphony No i. in c major


Leader: Raymond Ovens
Conducted By: Gary Bertini

: News

: Festival at Farbridge

by J. B. PRIESTLEY adapted for radio in nine parts by ANTONY KEAREY with Anna Cropper as Laura Casey Jack Watson as Commodore Tribe
In spite of local opposition, Commodore Tribe has persuaded Laura and Theo that Britain in 1951 needs brightening up, and Farbridge should join in the Festival celebrations. Part 3
Produced and directed by TREVOR HILL
BBC Manchester
'Repeated: Tuesday 3.5 pm)


Unknown: J. B. Priestley
Unknown: Anna Cropper
Unknown: Laura Casey
Unknown: Jack Watson
Directed By: Trevor Hill
Ernest Saxon: Andrew Jackson
Hilda, his wife: Rosalie Williams
Seth Hull, proprietor of the White Hart: Tom Harrison
Theodore Jenks: John Gillett
Meare. the Town Clerk of Farbridge: Herbert Smith
Mayor Walmer: John Baldwin
Michael Seacombe, a young reporter: Alan Rothwell
Old Mr Jordan: George Hagan
Alderman Mrs Coote: Freda Jeffries
Joe Cisburn, a Labour Councillor: Tommy Boyle
Alderman Muleford: Colin Bean

: Weather

: News

: Where Are You Taking Us?

The third of a series of four programmes presenting questions concerning science, scientists and the public. 3: Towards a Superdruof
Presented by Anthony Smith
Since the early 1950s, medical research has made great strides in understanding the molecular structure of the human body and hence many of the causes of disease. It is argued that, with this molecular view of the body, therapy could he simplified and totally different therapies for previously incurable diseases could be devised. How realistic is this claim? Are we really being led into a new era where cures for inherited diseases and cancer, and druers without side-effects are on the horizon?


Presented By: Anthony Smith
Producer: Thelma Rumsey

: Epilogue

Devised and narrated by H. COLIN DAVIS


Unknown: H. Colin Davis

: News

preceded by Weather

: Closedown

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