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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Programme for Asian listeners BBC Birmingham
7.45 Sunday Programmes Bells and Sunday Reading
MICHAEL MAYNE reads an extract from On Being a Christian by HANS KUNG
7.55 Weather

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

8.50 Programme news
8.55 Weather


Presented By: Clive Jacobs

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America



Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The Archers

BBC Birmingham


Written By: Tessa Diamond
Script Editor: Charles Lefeaux
Producer: Tony Shryane
Agricultural adviser: Robin Hicks

: Morning Service

from City Road Methodist Church, Edgbaston, Birmingham Conducted by the Minister, REV JOHN D. DAVIES. Preacher:
Hymns (Methodist Hymn Book): All praise to our redeeming Lord (745); To God be the glory! (313); 0 thou who earnest from above (386)
Readings: Luke 2, vv 41-52; Luke 8, vv 19-21: Deuteronomy 6, vv 4-12. Organist KENNETH SMITH. BBC Birmingham


Unknown: John D. Davies.
Unknown: Christopher Hughes
Organist: Kenneth Smith.

: Week's Good Cause

JACQUELINE DU PRÉ appeals on behalf of the research programme for the Royal Hospital and Home for Incurables at Putney and Brighton
Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: Jacqueline du Pré, [address removed]

: Motoring and the Motorist

Introduced by Jim Pestridge
Car Buying Trends: some of the changes in habit reviewed by MICHAEL KEMP of the Daily Mail.
Motoring in Eastern Europe: ANNE HOPE and MIKE IMESON talk about recent experiences.
' Off Days ': DONALD NORFOLK underlines the need for care when we are ' below par '.
Bumper Crop: a round-up of the less usual motoring news by CLIVE JACOBS.
Producer JOHN HASLAM at 11.43* the latest traffic report


Introduced By: Jim Pestridge
Reviewed By: Michael Kemp
Reviewed By: Mike Imeson
Unknown: Clive Jacobs.
Producer: John Haslam

: From the Grass Roots

Countrywide reactions to current political issues
Presented from Birmingham by George Scott
Producer DAVID SHUTE BBCBirmingham Ring [number removed]


Unknown: George Scott
Producer: David Shute

: You and Yours

Derek Cooper 's
Sunday Supplement
12.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough Editor HARRY BROWN


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Harry Brown

: Afternoon Theatre

A Corridor of Mirrors by ARCHIE HILL adapted from his novel of the same title
With Anthony Jackson as Jack Furmstone and Rosalind Shanks as Nancy
' But when the props go quiet, when they no long whisper, it's like a man who's overstretched, overcalculated... The wood sends out warnings to the pit-men, tells 'em to get clear.'
The setting is the Black Country in the late 20s, early 30s; the anti-hero an out-of-work pitman.
Produced and directed by RICHARD WORTLEY


Unknown: Archie Hill
Unknown: Anthony Jackson
Unknown: Jack Furmstone
Unknown: Rosalind Shanks
Directed By: Richard Wortley

: News

: Talking about Antiques

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

: The Living World

On Cannock Chase
Introduced by DEREK JONES


Introduced By: Derek Jones

: In Touch

HASLAF Arthur Wilson explains to JANE finnis why these initials might prove important to blind people interested in using tape recorders. Introduced by DAVID SCOTT BLACKBALL


Unknown: Haslaf Arthur Wilson
Introduced By: David Scott Blackball
Producer: Thena Heshel

: Down Your Way

BRIAN JOHNSTON recently visited Cumnock in Ayrshire
BBC Bristol (Rptd: Tues 11.5am)
5.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News

: If you think You've got Problems

A studio counselling session introduced by Jean Metcalfe. If you need help in sorting out your difficulties, write to It you think You've got Problems, BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA


Introduced By: Jean Metcalfe.
Producer: Sally Thompson

: News

: Aliens in the Mind

A serial in six parts
Believing that the apparently simple-minded Flora Keiry may be the key to the strange genetic mutation they have discovered on Lewigh, Professor Curtis Lark and John Cornelius persuade her to leave the island and come with them to London. They believe that only by exhaustive laboratory tests can they ever hope to solve the mystery of her extraordinary telepathic powers,
3: Unexpected Visitations
Script by RENE BASILICO from an idea by ROBERT HOLMES Producer JOHN DYAS


Unknown: Flora Keiry
Unknown: John Cornelius
Script By: Rene Basilico
Unknown: Robert Holmes
Producer: John Dyas
Curtis Lark: Vincent Price
John Cornelius: Peter Cushing
Flora Keiry: Sandra Clark
Kalmaan Barrowmeq: Steve Plytas
Joanne: Joan Matheson
Policeman: Andrew Seear

: In Search of the Kingdom

2: Facing the Facts
The decline of the institutional Church is one of the apparently established facts of 20th-century life in Britain. But what are the facts and how do the Churches respond to what has recently been called a ' massive attrition '? James Bentley , himself an Anglican clergyman, investigates the health of the British Churches and the prospects of recovery.
Researcher STUART MEWS Producer LESLIE MITCHELL BBC Manchester


Unknown: James Bentley
Producer: Leslie Mitchell

: Music to Remember

Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A (K 581)
JULIA RAYSON (clarinet)
Chopin Sonata in B flat minor, Op 35


Clarinet: Julia Rayson

: News

: Sons and Lovers

by D. B. LAWRENCE adapted for radio in six parts by D. G. BRIDSON with and 3: Clara
Produced and directed by TREVOR HILL
BBC Manchester
9.58 Weather


Unknown: D. B. Lawrence
Unknown: D. G. Bridson
Directed By: Trevor Hill
Paul Morel: Peter McEnery
Clara Dawes: Billie Whitelaw
Mrs Morel: Rosemary Leach
Miriam: Rosalind Shanks
Walter Morel: Geoffrey Banks
Narrator D H Lawrence,: Roy Spencer
a young man Edgar Leivers,: John Daglish
Miss Limb: Joan Anstey
Fanny: Nina Holloway
Baxter Dawes: Peter Ellis
Susan: Carolyn Pickles
Mrs Radford: Rosalie Williams

: News

: An End to an Auld Sang

A reconstruction of the last Parliament of Scotland, which in 1707 approved the Union with England.
' My Lord, I think I see our ancient mother Caledonia like Caesar sitting in the midst of our senate attending the fatal blow and breathing out her last.' (LORD BELHAVEN) Produced and directed by STEWART CONN BBC Scotland


Unknown: Keith Hindell
Directed By: Stewart Conn
: With Patrick Malahide
: Daniel Defoe
Duke of Queensberry: Bryden Murdoch
Lord Belhaven: Brown Derby
Andrew Fletcher: Robert Trotter
Earl of Seafield: Michael Elder
Duke of Argyll: Benny Young
William Seton: Finlay Welsh
Earl of Cromarty: John Young
Sir Edward Seymour: Ian Stewart
Lady Johnstone: Nancy Mitchell

: Epilogue

Devised and narrated by H. COLIN DAVIS


Unknown: H. Colin Davis

: News

preceded by Weather

: Closedown

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