Programme for Asian listeners BBC Birmingham
7.50 Sunday Reading
SYDNEY CARTER reads from his book The Rock of Doubt
7.55 Weather, programme news
Presented by Brian Trueman Producer STEPHEN WHITTLE BBC Manchester
PENELOPE KEITH on behalf of the British Library of Tape Recordings for Hospital Patients. which provides free recorded books on a circulating library basis to patients of all ages who are unable to read for themselves while in hospital.
Donations to: [address removed]
8.55 Weather, programme news
9.10 medium only
medium only by Alistair Cooke
medium only from Albion United Reformed Church, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire
Conducted by the Minister THE REV DR ARTHUR CHADWICK
Readings: Isaiah 51. vv 1-8 (NEB): John 16, vv 25-33 (NEB); Hymns (Congregational Praise): Let all the world in every corner sing (3); We love the place, 0 God (248); Lord Christ, when first thou cam'st to men (172); Be thou my vision (432); Give me joy in my heart (New Church Praise 26)
Organist AUDREY ROBINSON
. BBC Manchester
Whether you feel that radio is a turn-on or a rip-off, Derek Robinson welcomes your letters on the subject.
Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
Send your comments to: Disgusted, Tunbridge Wells , BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR
Presented by Peter Hobday and Louise Botting
The programme that aims to help you follow the ins and outs of personal finance. Featuring each week
The Man Behind Your Money A Financial World Tonight production
An epic. adventure in time and space.
Fit the second: after being saved from certain death during the demolition of the earth, Arthur Dent now faces a hopeless choice between meeting certain death in the vacuum of space or finding something pleasant to say about Vogon poetry.
Special effects by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop Written by DOUGLAS ADAMS
Producer GEOFFREY PERKINS
The Sunday phone-in offers you the chance to debate with the men or women in the news or with other Radio 4 listeners.
In the Chair Michael Charlton Producers JENNY DE YONG and JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham
The lines are open from 10.30 am
Richard Mayne with an unpredictable selection of comment and humour, prose and poetry, music, performers and personalities.
Producer LOUISE PURSLOW assisted by SARAH DUNANT and (music) GEOFFREY SIMON (Revised rpt: Tues 10.30 pm)
12.55 Weather, programme news
Presented by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS
Jack Singleton , with the first of six programmes in which he chats to guests who have something in common.
This week: Percy Edwards. who imitates birds and animals. and Johnny Morris , who seems to be able to talk to them.
Producer BRIAN COOK
visits Cheshire, where members of the Lyme Green Settlement put their questions to FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and PROFESSOR ALAN GEMMELL Questionmaster KEN FORD BBC Manchester
by William Fox
With Anna Massey, Jeremy Irons, Madeline Smith
The ludicrous frustrations of peacetime are nothing compared to the absurdities of the war itself when it begins in 1939...
The Public Records Office contains a class of record marked Baga de Secretis. It is the historical equivalent of a Top Secret File. holding records of the proceedings of state trials and other ' classified information ' from the period 1477 to 1813.
David Starkey concludes the history of the Bag and of the treasons it recorded.
5: The Bag is Closed (1688-1813) Producer BRIAN COOK
A weekly programme for the visually handicapped.
Nothing Left but Shanks' Ponyf A report on how blind people living in rural areas manage to get about when public transport is minimal. Presented by David Scott Blackball Producer THENA HESHEL
The Rt Hon Jo Grimond. mp, introduces a selection of verse and prose that pleases him; Readers ALAN DOBIE
DIANA OLSSON and HOWIE FIRTH
Recorded at The Arts Theatre, Kirkwall. Orkney
Producer BRIAN PATTEN BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Thursday 11.5 am)
5.55 Weather, programme news
Script editor WILLIAM SMETHURST Producer VANESSA WHITBURN BBC Birmingham
Getting away from it all to the West if Wales, including a do-it-vourself commune kit and the very latest line in Red Indian tepees. Introduced and produced by Gareth Bowen BBC Wales
RALPH KIRSHBAUM (cello)
BBC WELSH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conductor BORIS BROTT Elgar Cello Concerto
8.28* Sibelius Symphony No 7
. BBC Wales
by SIR WALTER SCOTT 1: The Old Tolbooth
Four programmes devoted to those who recognised and nourished the genius of others. 4:
Countess Cathleen Written by MAURICE LEITCH
Maud Gonne was the key figure in the life and poetry of W. B. Yeats. His unrequited love for her over a period of 30 years and his desire to hold her interest in him. acted as a powerful catalyst to his writing reflected in both its style and subject matter.
This programme tells the story of their complex and difficult relationship.
Narrated by Joseph O'Conor with and Directed by ALEC REID
W B Yeats:
Micheal Mac Liammer:
The Letter ' E '
Devised and narrated by H. COLIN DAVIS
Music: BBC SINGERS
Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude