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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

BBC Birmingham
7.40 Bells
7.45 Sunday Reading
NIGEL ANTHONY reads from Zen in the Art of Archery by EUGENE HERRIGEL
7.50 Sunday Papers
7.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Nigel Anthony
Unknown: Eugene Herrigel

: News

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs


Presented By: Clive Jacobs
Producer: John Newbury

: Week's Good Cause

BETH WILSON appeals on behalf of The Leprosy Mission whose workers educate communities and try to control this disease which affects over 12 million people. Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]
8.50 Sunday Papers
8.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Beth Wilson
Unknown: Beth Wilson.

: News

: International Assignment

medium only
Reports from BBC men around the world. Radio News production

: Morning Service

medium only
Family Service from the Parish Church of St Peter, Woolton, Liverpool, led by THE REV GODFREY BUTLAND
Preacher THE REV DICK WILLIAMS Readings: Psalm 24 (BCP); Luke 2, vv 22-38 (NEB)
Hymns: Tell out, my soul (Woodlands); The heavenly child in stature grows (Tallis); Blest are the pure in heart (Franconia); Fill thou my life (Richmond)
Organist ERIC L. E. HUMPHRISS BBC Manchester


Unknown: Godfrey Butland
Unknown: Dick Williams
Organist: Eric L. E. Humphriss

: Forget Tomorrow's Monday

(medium only until 10.30)
A Sunday morning miscellany including some Desert Island Discards from Alison Bruce, Lionel Blue and Basil Boothroyd. Presenter June Knox-Mawer
Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit


Presenter: June Knox-Mawer
Unknown: Alison Bruce
Unknown: Lionel Blue
Unknown: Basil Boothroyd

: Local Time

Material from local and regional broadcasts, selected and presented by Francis Matthews Producer JENNY DE YONG BBC Birmingham


Presented By: Francis Matthews
Producer: Jenny de Yong

: Money Box

Presented by Peter Hobday and Louise Bolting
The programme that aims to help you follow the ins and outs of personal finance.
Featuring each week The Man Behind Your Money
Today: The Public Trustee A Financial World Tonight production


Presented By: Peter Hobday

: Away from it All

Joan Bakewell is your radio travel agent with advice for would-be holidaymakers. Producer ROGER MACDONALD


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Roger MacDonald

: Letter from America

12.55 Weather, programme news

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough


Presented By: Gordon Clough

: Instant Sunshine

An ' entertainment provided by David Barlow. Peter Christie Miles Kington and Alan Maryon-Davis Producer IAN FENNER
(Repeated: Friday 8.10 pm)


Provided By: David Barlow.
Provided By: Peter Christie
Provided By: Miles Kington
Provided By: Alan Maryon-Davis
Producer: Ian Fenner

: Afternoon Theatre: Lady Windermere's Fan

by Oscar Wilde
with Maxine Audley, Fabia Drake, Timothy West and Rosalind Shanks
"If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism."
(medium only)


Written by: Oscar Wilde
Produced By: Ronald Mason

: News

: Talking about Antiques

Arthur Negus and Bernard Price discuss listeners' questions With HUGH SCULLY. Producer PAMELA HOWK BBC Bristol


Unknown: Hugh Scully.

: The Living World

To Be or Not to Be ...
' World population 12 - survival at risk.'
This is the stop press news about one of the rarest birds of prey in the world - the Mauritius Kestrel. David McKelvey , until recently a wildlife warden on Mauritius, talks with John Tidmarsh at a bird sanctuary on the island about the breeding prospects for this kestrel, and for the Pink Pigeons - both unique to the island.
Series producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Wednesday 9.5 am)


Unknown: David McKelvey
Unknown: John Tidmarsh
Producer: Dilys Breese

: In Touch

' What do you expect at your age? '
Many people believe that poor vision is inevitable in old age; but Dr Michael Woolffe explains how magnifiers can often help people suffering from senile macula degeneration to get some useful vision. Presented by Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL


Unknown: Dr Michael Woolffe
Presented By: Peter White

: Down Your Way

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


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News

: The Archers

Omnibus Edition
Producer TONY SHRYANE BBC Birmingham


Editor: Charles Lefeaux
Producer: Tony Shryane

: Conversation Piece

Sue MacGregor talks to Mary Greaves , severely disabled by polio in childhood, who made a successful career in the Civil Service and after retirement was Honorary Director of the Disablement Income Group. Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Talks: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Mary Greaves

: Music to Remember

As a follow-up to Radio 4's portrait of Dame Myra Hess broadcast at Christmas, there is a chance tonight to hear her in performance playing the Piano Concerto by Schumann With the PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA conducted by RUDOLF SCHWARZ gramophone record


Unknown: Dame Myra Hess
Conducted By: Rudolf Schwarz

: News

: The Pickwick Papers: 11: Errands of Mercy

by Charles Dickens
dramatised in 12 parts by Barry Campbell and Constance Cox

"I have never ceased to think how great your sufferings must have been in this shocking place. But I hoped that what no consideration for yourself would induce you to do, a regard for our happiness might. If my brother hears of my marriage to Mr Winkle from you, I feel certain we shall be reconciled". And so Arabella Allen succeeded where others had failed and persuaded Mr Pickwick to leave the Fleet Prison at last.

(Repeated: Tuesday 3.5 pm)


Author: Charles Dickens
Dramatist: Barry Campbell
Dramatist: Constance Cox
Director: Jane Morgan
Mr Pickwick: Freddie Jones
Winkle: Philip Bond
Tupman: Michael Graham Cox
Snodgrass: Stephen Thorne
Sam Weller: Douglas Livingstone
Charles Dickens: Simon Cadell
Arabella's aunt: Sylvia Coleridge
Ben Allen: Tim Piggott-Smith
Bob Sawyer: Nigel Anthony
Mary: Alison Frazer
Mr Winkle Sr: Richard Hurndall
Tony Weller: John Hollis
Mr Pott: Anthony Newlands
Mr Slurk: Michael Goldie
[Actress]: Judy Bennett
[Actor]: Alan Lawrance
[Actor]: Kenneth Shanley

: Weather

: News

: I Call It Joy: C. S. Lewis Remembered

C.S. Lewis is popularly known as a writer of Christian books. He was also known as a lecturer and brilliant debater. Vernon Sproxton draws together the many strands of Lewis's life and thought.


Presenter: Vernon Sproxton

: Five Faces of Love

An evening reflection, in words and music, devised and introduced by VERNON SPROXTON 4: The Love of Woman Reader GARY WATSON


Duced By: Vernon Sproxton
Reader: Gary Watson
Producer: Hubert Hoskins

: 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.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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