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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

BBC Birmingham
7.45 Bells
7.50 Sunday Reading
MICHAEL MCCLAIN reads poems of St John of the Cross
7.55 Weather, programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Michael McClain

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer JOHN NEWBURY

Contributors

Presented By: Clive Jacobs

: Week's Good Cause

RICHARD BAKER appeals on behalf of The Music Therapy Charity Ltd The Nordoff Music Therapy Centre at Goldie Leigh Hospital. Woolwich, needs money for its work with severely handicapped children and to train more therapists. Donations to: [address removed]
8.55 Weather, programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Baker.

: News

9.10 medium only
Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

medium only by Alistair Cooke (B'cast Fri)

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

medium only from Winchester College Chapel Conducted by THE REV PAUL BATES. Preacher THE REV PROFESSOR HOWARD ROOT
Third of four Lenten Services on the theme ' Deliver Us from Evil '. 3: Is God Responsible?
Hymns (English Hymnal): Christian, dost thou see them (72); 0 God of earth and altar (562); Reading: Job 1, vv 1-12 (NEB); Anthem: Hear my prayer. 0 Lord (Purcell)
Choirmaster RAYMOND HUMPHREY Organist JOHN BELCHER BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Bates.
Unknown: Professor Howard
Choirmaster: Raymond Humphrey
Organist: John Belcher

: Disgusted, Tunbridge Wells

medium only
Derek Robinson presents listeners' letters on all aspects of radio - some sweet, some sour, some sorted.
Send your comments to: "Disgusted, Tunbridge Wells", BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR
BBC Bristol

Contributors

Presenter: Derek Robinson
Producer: Carole Stone

: Money Box

Presented by Peter Hobday and Louisa Botting
The programme that aims to help you follow the ins and outs of personal finance. Featuring each week The Man Behind Your Money.
Today: Sir Idwal Pugh Ombudsman
A Financial World Tonight production

Contributors

Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: Louisa Botting
Unknown: Sir Idwal Pugh

: Dear Me: 1

Peter Ustinov reads extracts from his best-selling autobiography, adapted in nine parts by Jack Singleton
1: "I weighed nearly 12 pounds as a consequence of a reluctant and tardy birth. Once I had actually been cajoled to enter this world, I apparently behaved as though I had never hesitated and held up my head to look round, even when suspended by my feet like a bat."

Contributors

Author: Peter Ustinov
Adaptor: Jack Singleton
Reader: Peter Ustinov
Producer: Rosemary Hart

: One Man, One Voice [number removed]

Michael Charlton chairs the first in a new phone-in series which offers you the chance to debate with the men or women in the news, or with other Radio 4 listeners.
BBC Birmingham
The lines are open from 10.30 am

Contributors

Chairman: Michael Charlton
Producer: Jenny de Yong
Producer: Jock Gallagher

: Not Now, I'm Listening

(For details see Tues 10.30 pm)
12.55 Weather, programme news

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough

Contributors

Presented By: Gordon Clough

: Unaccustomed as I am ...

A four-part series in which Anne Suter investigates the profession of public speaking. 2: Perils and Pleasures
Lady Barnett, Anna Raeburn. Peter Bull and Preston Lock-wood describe their experiences on the British lecture circuit. Producer MADEAU STEWART (Repeated: Friday 8.10 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Anne Suter
Unknown: Anna Raeburn.
Producer: Madeau Stewart

: Afternoon Theatre

medium only
Bethune hy ROD LANGLEY with and Who is the Canadian doctor whose face appears on a Communist Chinese postage stamp? The answer to this Mastermind question is: Dr Norman Bethune. the climax of whose career was his heroic service in Mao's medical corps during the war with the Japanese. Bethune is a true story about a dynamic surgeon and a perplexing man. Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown: Rod Langley
Unknown: Dr Norman Bethune.
Directed By: Brian Miller
Bethune: Keith Alexander
Frances: Joanna Van Gyseghem

: News

: Talking about Antiques

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

Contributors

Unknown: Hugh Scully.

: The Living World

What's in a Name?
Did you hear the Turdus merula singing this morning? Is there a Primula vulgaris flowering in your garden? And why do scientists choose to disguise our familiar blackbird and primrose under these uncouth labels? Today's programme looks at the hows and whys of scientific names, and the intriguing and often entertaining stories which lay behind them
Introduced by Peter France Producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Wednesday 9.5

Contributors

Introduced By: Peter France
Producer: Dilys Breese

: In Touch

Unidentified Non-Flying Objects: KEVIN MULHERN talks about some of the hazards of his daily life.
Presented by Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL

Contributors

Talks: Kevin Mulhern
Presented By: Peter White

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston recently visited Nailsworth in Gloucestershire Producer ANTHONY SMITH
BBC Bristol
5.55 Weather, programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News

: The Archers

Omnibus Edition
Script editor CHARLES LEFEAUX Producer TONY SHRYANE BBC Birmingham

: Blizzard!

' If I'd panicked, I wouldn't be here today. I got my hand right up through the snow, made a hole in the snow like a periscope, and I said. That's God's fresh air," and that's what saved me.'
' like the animals - all animals really - so it was quite disheartening to see them all dead. They were all squashed, the weight of the snow was that heavy on them.'
During the last weekend in January, the north of Scotland suffered its worst blizzard in living memory. This is the story of some of the men and women who lived through it, told in their own words in interviews recorded specially for the programme.
Producer ALAN HAYDOCK

Contributors

Producer: Alan Haydock

: Music to Remember

JOSEPH KALICHSTEIN (piano) BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA, leader DENNIS SIMONS conducted by WILFRIED BOETTCHER
Mendelssohn Overture: A Midsummer Night's Dream
8.14* Franck Symphonic Variations
8.31* Mozart Symphony No 39, in E flat major (K 543) BBC Manchester

Contributors

Leader: Dennis Simons
Conducted By: Wilfried Boettcher

: News

: The Woodlanders

bv THOMAS HARDY Part 3

: Weather

: News

: The Barrack Room Ballads

by RL'DYARD KIPLING
The National Theatre's selection chosen by RICHARD MANGAN Readers: WARREN CLARKE SHANE CONNAUGHTON
KENNETH CRANHAM, DEREK NEWARK Producer JOHN SCOTNEY

Contributors

Readers: Richard Mangan
Readers: Warren Clarke
Readers: Shane Connaughton
Unknown: Derek Newark
Producer: John Scotney

: Four Pictures from an Exhibition

The second of four meditations during Lent by THE REV DONALD COLE , Rector of St Cuthbert's, Edinburgh.

Contributors

Unknown: Donald Cole

: News

Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude








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