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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Make Yourself at Home BBC Birmingham
7.45 Bells
7.50 Sunday Reading
SYDNEY CARTER reads from his book The Rock of Doubt
7.55 Weather, programme news

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer JOHN NEWBURY


Presented By: Clive Jacobs

: Week's Good Cause

CYRIL FLETCHER appeals on behalf of St Hilda's East, a lively community centre for people of all ages living in a very depressed area of East London. Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: Cyril Fletcher , St Hilda 's East, [address removed]
8.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Cyril Fletcher
Unknown: Cyril Fletcher
Unknown: St Hilda

: News

9.10 medium only
Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

medium only by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

medium only at Ascensiontide
Parish Eucharist (Series 3) from St Paul 's Church, Bedford Celebrant and Preacher THE REV NICHOLAS COULTON
Epistle: 1 Peter 4, vv 7-11 (NEB) Gospel: John 15, v 26 - 16, v 4 (NEB); Hymns (English Hymnal): Hail the day that sees him rise (143); The head that once was crowned with thorns (147); All hail the power of Jesu's name (364); Praise we now the word of grace (84); Gloria and Sanctus (Hurford in D); Offcrtoire: God is gone. up with a merry noise (Arthur Hutchingsi ; Anthem: View me. Lord (R. H. Lloyd)
Organist and choirmaster MARY HICKS
Ringing-master STEPHEN IVIN


Unknown: St Paul
Unknown: Nicholas Coulton
Unknown: Arthur Hutchingsi
Choirmaster: Mary Hicks
Choirmaster: Trumpeter Adrian King
Choirmaster: Ringing-Master Stephen Ivin

: Disgusted,Tunbridge Wells

medium only
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


Producer: Carole Stone.
Unknown: Tunbridge Wells

: Money Box

Presented by Peter Hobday and Louise Botting
The programme that aims to help you follow the ins and outs of personal finance and get the best deals as a saver, investor or borrower - in short, to look after the pound in your pocket. Featuring each week The Man Behind Your Money
A Financial World Tonight production
(Repeated: Tuesday 3.35 pm medium only)


Presenter: Peter Hobday
Presenter: Louise Botting

: The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Fit the third: After being improbably rescued from certain death in the vacuum of space, Arthur Dent and his new companions now face a missile attack and certain death. Peter Jones as The Book with Richard Vernon as Slartibartfast
Special effects by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop Written by DOUGLAS ADAMS


Unknown: Arthur Dent
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Richard Vernon
Written By: Douglas Adams
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins
Arthur Dent: Simon Jones
Ford Prefect: Geoffrey McGivern
Marvin: Stephen Moore
Zaphod Beeblebrox: Mark Wing-Davey
Trillian: Susan Sheridan
Computer: David Tate

: One Man, One Voice [number removed]

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


Unknown: Michael Charlton

: Not Now, I'm Listening

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


Unknown: Richard Mayne
Producer: Louise Purslow
Assisted By: Sarah Dunant
Music: Geoffrey Simon

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Two of a Kind

Jack Singleton chats to Dave and Toni Arthur , husband and wife and experts in folklore and folksong.


Unknown: Jack Singleton
Unknown: Toni Arthur
Producer: Brian Cook

: Gardeners'Question Time

KENNETH FORD invites FRED LOADS. BILL SOWERBUTTS and PROFESSOR ALAN GEMMELL to answer questions which listeners have sent. Questions should be on postcards only and addressed to Gardeners' Question Time, BBC, Woodhouse Lane , Leeds
1.52 9PX
BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Tuesday 4.5 pm)


Unknown: Kenneth Ford
Unknown: Alan Gemmell
Unknown: Woodhouse Lane

: Afternoon Theatre

medium only
Daughters of Men by JENNIFER PHILLIPS with Judi Dench as Kate Lister and Diana Bishop as Mrs Kershaw. Social Worker Directed by Richard WORTLEY


Unknown: Jennifer Phillips
Unknown: Judi Dench
Unknown: Kate Lister
Unknown: Diana Bishop
Unknown: Mrs Kershaw.
Directed By: Richard Wortley

: News

: A Good Read

Eight chapters of bookish pleasure, introduced by Amanda Theunissen
1: I Think They Liked Me... Charles Causley, Arthur Marshall and Sheridan Morley are star-struck by some showbiz memoirs.
BBC Bristol


Presenter: Amanda Theunissen
Guest: Charles Causley
Guest: Arthur Marshall
Guest: Sheridan Morley
Producer: Pamela Howe

: The Living World

Talking Point
Discussing listeners' queries and comments.
Introduced by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Wednesday 9.5 am)


Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: John Harrison

: In Touch

' The only place for them is a mental hospital? ': Kevin Mulhern reports on a conference to discuss the needs of the multi-handicapped blind. Presented by JANE FINNIS Producer THENA HESHEL


Reporter: Kevin Mulhern
Presenter: Jane Finnis
Producer: Thena Heshel

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston recently visited Haworth in West Yorkshire Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated.- Thursday 11.5 am medium only)
5.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News

: The Archers

Omnibus Edition
Script editor WILLIAM SMETHURST Producer TONY SHRYANE BBC Birmingham


Editor: William Smethurst

: A Story of our Time: Hope Against Hope

"His cockroach whiskers leer
And his boot tops gleam.
Around him a rabble of thin-necked leaders
- fawning half-men for him to play with"
The Russian poet Osip Mandelstam wrote these lines about Stalin. Not surprisingly, he was arrested for it. Between his arrest and his eventual death in a labour camp, he and his wife Nadezhda spent a twilight life in Russia as outcasts of the Soviet regime. She preserved her husband's life and talent as long as it was humanly possible to do so. More, she preserved his poetry and, indeed, herself: for she still lives in Moscow, and it is her story that is told tonight. with Betty Hardy as Nadezhda Mandelstam ALAN BARRY , KATE BINCHY, JOHN FORREST, NIGEL GRAHAM,
Written by ERIC TWINAME from the book by NADEZHDA MANDELSTAM. Producer ROBERT CRADOCK (First broadcast in 1973)


Unknown: Osip Mandel
Unknown: Betty Hardy
Unknown: Nadezhda Mandelstam
Unknown: Alan Barry
Unknown: Kate Bincht
Unknown: John Forrest
Unknown: Nigel Graham
Unknown: Olwen Griffiths
Unknown: Haydn Jones
Unknown: Katherine Parr
Unknown: John Samson
Written By: Eric Twiname
Book By: Nadezhda Mandel
Producer: Robert Cradock

: Music to Remember

BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. leader DENNIS SIMONS conducted by RICHARD ARMSTRONG Gounod Petite Symphonie, for wind instruments
8.21* Ireland Concertina pastorale
8.43* Janacek Lachian Dance* BBC Manchester


Leader: Dennis Simons
Conducted By: Richard Armstrong

: News

: The Heart of Midlothian

by SIR WALTER SCOTT dramatised in seven parts by BETTY DAVIES
2: Muschat's Cairn
Directed by GORDON EMSLIE BBC Scotland
(Repeated: Tuesday 3.5pm VHF)
9.58 Weather


Unknown: Sir Walter Scott
Unknown: Betty Davies
Directed By: Gordon Emslie
Narrator: Tom Fleming
Jeanie Deans: Gwyneth Guthrie
Effie Dean*: Tammy Ustinov
Reuben Butler: Paul Young
Robertson: Alec Heggie
Davie Deans: Bryden Murdoch
Mr Saddletree: John Grieve
Dumbiedikes: John Shedden
Bailie Middleburgh: Brown Derby
Radcliffe: Henry Stamper
Sharpitlaw: John Shedden
Madge Wildfire: Doreen Cameron
Turnkey: Arthur Boland
City Officer: John Young

: News

: Origins

A monthly magazine of news. views and comment from the world of archaeology.
Presented by Malcolm Billings Series producer ROY HAYWARD BBC Bristol


Presented By: Malcolm Billings
Producer: Roy Hayward

: Before the Ending of 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.

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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