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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

BBC Birmingham
7.45 Sunday Programmes Bells and Sunday Reading
JOHN BAKER reads from a new translation of the Psalms
7.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: John Baker

: News

8.10 Sunday Paper*

: Sunday

Presented by Brian Truemaa Producer LESLIE MITCHELL. BBC Manchester


Presented By: Brian Truemaa
Producer: Leslie Mitchell.

: Weather

: News

9.10 medium only
Sunday Papers (Repea.

: Letter from America

medium only by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The Archers

medium only
Omnibus Edition
Script editor CHARLES LEFEAUX Producer TONY SHRYANE BBC Birmingham

: Morning Service

Suns Eucharist (Series 2) from St Mary Redoliffe, Bristol Celebrant and preacher: CANON KENNETH CLARK
Communion setting: Folk Mass (Shaw) and Darke in F: Readings: Romans 12, vv 9-21; Luke 10. vv 25-37: Hymns (from English Hymnal): Praise to the Lord (536); Blest are the pure in heart 1370); 0 thou who earnest from above (343); Let all mortal flesh (318)
Choirmaster BRYAN ANDERSON BBC Bristol


Unknown: Canon Kenneth Clark
Organist: Garth Benson
Choirmaster: Bryan Anderson

: Week's Good Cause

BRIAN GLOVER appeals on behalf of the Michaelmas Trust who give further education and training to mentally and educationally handicapped schoolleavers and young adults and help to place them in open employment.
Donations to: Brian Glover, [address removed]


Unknown: Brian Glover
Unknown: Brian Glover

: Happiness Is ...

Bernard Falk. connoisseur of the unusual, reports on a countrywide search for people who find fulfi'lmenit in unlikely, not to say eccentric, occupations and interests.


Unknown: Bernard Falk.
Producer: Sally Thompson

: From the Grass Roots

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


Unknown: George Scott
Producer: David Shute

: You and Yours

Derek Cooper 's
Sunday Supplement
12.55 Weather, programmenews


Unknown: 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 Liverpool, where members of the Liverpool Region Hospitals Horticultural Society put their questions to FRED LOADS BILL SOWERBUTTS and CLAY JONES Questionmaster KEN FORD BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Tuesday 4.5 pm)


Unknown: Fred Loads
Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Clay Jones
Unknown: Ken Ford

: Afternoon Theatre

medium only
The Passing Day bV GEORGE SHIELS
John Fibbs-shopkeeper. Ulsterman. miser and small-time gambler in shares - has come to his last day in business. He sees Ms doctor and visits his lawyer. On that day, John Fibbs discovers the value of his life - a vaJue he hadn't accounted for.
Directed by MICHAEL HEFFERNAN BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: George Shiels
Unknown: John Fibbs-Shopkeeper.
Unknown: John Fibbs
Directed By: Michael Heffernan

: News

: Origins

This week, a magazine of news and comment presented by Malcolm Billings
Series producer ROY HAYWARD BBC Bristol


Presented By: Malcolm Billings
Producer: Roy Hayward

: The Living World

Talking Point
Discussing listeners' queries and comments about wildlife and the countryside.
Introduced by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DILYS BREESE
BBC Bristol (Rptd: Wed 9.5 am)


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

: In Touch

PETER WHITE and JANE FININIS present this month's round-up of news and events of special interest; PETER WHITE interviews a remarkable Scottish COUple. SUE AND ALAN MARSHALL , about bringing up a child when both parents are blind. Presented by Peter White Producer MICHELL RAPER


Unknown: Peter White
Unknown: Jane Fininis
Unknown: Peter White
Unknown: Alan Marshall
Presented By: Peter White
Producer: Michell Raper

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston recently visited Kilkeel in County Down Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Thursday 11.5 am)
5.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News

: The Press Barons

Robert Kee continues his conversations with the men who wield the power of the press.
2: Owen O'Brien , General Secretary of NATSOPA, whose
56.000 members give him as much influence as many pro-, prietors.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Owen O'Brien

: Childhood Landscapes

The imagination of every writer is coloured by experience of places which made a lasting impression when he was young. In the second of a series of talks, Peter Greave , whose widely praised autobiography The Seventh Gate was published Last year, talks about Calcutta.


Unknown: Peter Greave

: News

: The Burkiss Way

... to Dynamic Living
Radio's Amazing Revelation Course in which the programme's subject is.............
(We can't tell you yet, because it's a secret) in Lesson 17: This is your Life the Burkiss Way. Do you remember these voices from Jo Kendall, Nigel Rees, Chris Emmett and Fred Harris And who wrote these words? (Here's a clue - ANDREW MARSHALL and DAVID RENWICK)
And whose name is in producer SIMON BRETT'S little black book this week?


Unknown: Jo Kendall.
Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Chris Emmett
Unknown: Fred Harris
Unknown: Andrew Mar
Unknown: David Renwick
Unknown: Simon Brett

: Chapter and Verse

A series which reviews religious books and music
Presented by Trevor Beeson Producer MONICA FURLONG


Presented By: Trevor Beeson

: Music to Remember

From the American Big Bands Benny Green introduces a selection of popular records made during the 30s and 40s by bands, including those of Glenn Miller , Benny Goodman. Artie Shaw and Charlie Barnet. gramophone records
(The Big Band Sound: Monday
8.2 pm R2)


Unknown: Glenn Miller
Unknown: Benny Goodman.
Unknown: Artie Shaw
Unknown: Charlie Barnet.

: News

: Lorna Doone Part 4

(Details: See Tuesday at 3.05 pm)

: Weather

: News

: Sir Thomas Beecham and the BBC

"Never has anything approaching this piece of lunacy ever been accomplished in any country. It is a piece of insanity." (Beecham on the BBC)
"His contempt for the BBC and his absolute inability to collaborate has made his rehearsals a nightmare." (BBC internal memo)

Sir Thomas Beecham made no secret of his dislike of the BBC. All the same, for more than 30 years, the BBC continued to engage him for concerts and opera performances. Inevitably there were quarrels and misunderstandings. This programme, compiled from material in the BBC's Written Archives, tells for the first time the story of this unlikely, yet fruitful, association. With Norman Shelley as Sir Thomas Beecham
Written and produced by ALAN HAYDOCK (Rptd: Wed 11.5 am)


Unknown: Norman Shelley
Unknown: Walter Hall
Unknown: Fraser Kerr
Unknown: Jane Knowles
Unknown: Jonathan Scott
Unknown: Irene Sltcliffe
Unknown: Stephen Thorne
Produced By: Alan Haydock

: Before the Endingof the Day

The evening office of CompLine

: News

Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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