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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

BBC Birmingham
7.45 Bells
7.50 Sunday Reading
Black Theology Black Power by ALLAN AUBREY BOESAK
7.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Anton Phillips
Unknown: Allan Aubrey Boesak

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer JOHN NEWBURY


Presented By: Clive Jacobs

: Week's Good Cause

SUSAN HAMPSHIRE appeals on behalf of the International Social Service of Great Britain. a family welfare service. Donations to: [address removed]

: Commonwealth Games Special Report

The end of the 1978 Games in Edmonton with the Radio Sport team reporting on the closing events - and special coverage of the British teams.
8.55 Weather, programme news

: News

9.10 medium only
Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

medium only by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

medium only from Crowstone United Reformed Church. Westcliff-on-Sea. Essex, conducted by THE REV COLIN EVANS
Readings: Luke 6, vv 27-38 (Rsv): 1 Corinthians 12, v 27 to 13, v 8 (RSV)
Hymns Congregational Praise): How pleased and blest was I (238); My soul, repeat his praise (64): Glorious things (243): Lord of light (560)
Song: The Streets of London (McTell). Soloist DEREK GROOM Organist H. J. HOCKLEY


Unknown: Colin Evans
Soloist: Derek Groom
Organist: H. J. Hockley

: Disgusted, Tunbridge Wells

(medium only)
Derek Robinson presents letters on all aspects of radio.
Address - Disgusted, Tunbridge Wells, [address removed]
BBC Bristol


Presenter: Derek Robinson
Producer: Carole Stone

: A la Carte

Presented by Derek Cooper , with special reports by Gill Pyrah. Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham


Presented By: Derek Cooper
Unknown: Gill Pyrah.

: Sherlock Holmes: The Six Napoleons

Dramatised by BILL MORRISON
It is summer and from Sherlock Holmes's point of view a particularly dull season, since there has been no crime of any magnitude for several months. He and Watson are bored. Then a visit from Inspector Lestrade provides a welcome surprise. It seems that someone is determined to break every plaster bust of the Emperor Napoleon that can be found in Brixton. At first it appears little more than hooliganism but suddenly the case involves murder and Sherlock Holmes becomes very interested indeed.
BBC Birmingham

(The full binaural effect of this programme can be achieved by listening through stereo headphones)


Unknown: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatised By: Bill Morrison
Directed By: Roger Pine
Sherlock Holmes: Barry Foster
Dr Watson: David Buck
Inspector Lestrade: John Hollis
Morse Hudson/Beppo: Terry Molloy
Harker: Stephen Hancock
German Manager: Roger Hume
Harding: Michael Harbour
Sandeford: Stanley Page

: One Man, One Voice: [number removed]

In the Chair Michael Charlton Producers JENNY DE YONG and JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham
The lines are open from 10.30an


Unknown: Michael Charlton

: Forget Tomorrow's Monday

with Sandra Clark and ... celebrate a special day for the village of Fatima in Portugal. join a guided tour around Britain's newest cathedral. Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
12.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Sandra Clark

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by John Parry Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: John Parry
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Barrow Poets

William Bealby-Wright , Gerard Benson. Heather Black and Cicely Smith (readers). Susan Baker. Jim Parker (music). Producer CHRIS RILEY


Unknown: William Bealby-Wright
Unknown: Gerard Benson.
Unknown: Heather Black
Readers: Cicely Smith
Readers: Susan Baker.
Readers: Jim Parker
Producer: Chris Riley

: Pick of the Bunch

(Full details: Tuesday 4.5 pml

: AfternoonTheatre

medium only The Firstborn by CHRISTOPHER FRY with Keith Michell
Maurice Denham. Mary Morris Pauline Letts , David Spenser
Christopher Fry is one of our leading dramatists and during this year the BBC are broadcasting several of his plays in celebration of his 70th birthday
The play takes place in the year 1200 bc. alternating between the Pharaoh's palace and Miriam's tent.
Directed and adapted by MARTIN JENKINS
(First broadcast in 1969)


Unknown: Keith Michell
Unknown: Maurice Denham.
Unknown: Mary Morris
Unknown: Pauline Letts
Unknown: David Spenser
Unknown: Christopher Fry
Adapted By: Martin Jenkins
Seti the Second, the Pharaoh: Maurice Denham
Anath Bithiah, his sister: Mary Morris
Ramases his son: David Spenser
Teusret, his daughter: Nicola Jenkins
Moses: Keith Michell
Aaron, his brother: Peter Baldwin
Miriam, his sister: Pauline Letts
Shendi, Miriam's son: Nicholas Edmett
Kef/Overseer: David Brierley
Overseer/Guard: Alaric Cotter

: News

: Round Britain Quiz

London v Republic of Ireland Round 1. London:
Anthony Quinton (Chairman) with Irene Thomas and Professor John B. Mays Dublin.
Gordon Clough (Chairman) with Liam de Paor and Sean MacReamoinn
Question researcher BERNICI COUPE. Producer TREVOR HILL BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wednesday 10.30)

: The Living World

(Full details Wednesday 9.5 am)

: In Touch

' We wanted another child so much.' Herbie Maxwell and his wife, Enid, who is blind, tell Jane Finnis what happened when they tried to adopt a sighted child.
Presented by Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL


Unknown: Herbie Maxwell
Unknown: Jane Finnis
Presented By: Peter White

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston recently visited Lvndhurst, Hampshire. Producer ANTHONY SMITH. BBC Bristol (Repeated: Thursday 11.5 am)
5.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Anthony Smith.

: News

: The Archers

Omnibus Edition
Script editor WILLIAM SMETHURST Executive producer TONY SHRYANE
Directed by PETER novis BBC Birmingham


Editor: William Smethurst
Directed By: Peter Novis

: Bestseller

3: Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
' If I must be sold. or all the people on the place, and everything go to rack. why. let me be sold. I s'pose I can beat it as well as any on 'em.'
Margaret Robertson as Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Reader Frank Singuineau as Uncle
Tom Harry Towb as Simon Legree Other parts played by JUDY BENNETT , DAVID BLAGDEN
Narrator David Mahlowe


Unknown: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Unknown: Margaret Robertson
Unknown: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Reader: Frank Singuineau
Unknown: Tom Harry Towb
Unknown: Simon Legree
Played By: Judy Bennett
Played By: David Blagden
Played By: Gavin Campbell
Unknown: Ronald Harvi
Unknown: Hal Jeayes
Unknown: Marlene Sidaway
Narrator: Paul Webster
Narrator: David Mahlowe
Unknown: Norman Longmate
Producer: Stanley Williamson

: Music to Remember

Mozart Piano Concerto No 23, in a major (K 488)
Mendelssohn Symphony No 4, in A major i Italian) BBC Scotland


Piano: Bernard Roberts
Conducted By: Janos Forst

: News

: The History of Mr Polly

by H. G. WELLS , dramatised in three parts by ANTONY KEAREY with Christopher Guinee as Alfred Polly
The History of Mr Polly was published in 1910 and the ; social phase of that time is past. Alfred Polly still lives j and is understood because he ; is primarily a personality that 5 will exist everywhere and in any social phase. He is in no way tragic Polly is a conqueror. In the beginning the world has battered him and is keeping him in place; in the end he has made his own world.' (FRANK WELLS) 1: Beginnings
Directed bv GRAHAM GAULD
(Repeated": Tuesday 3.5 pin)


Unknown: H. G. Wells
Unknown: Christopher Guinee
Unknown: Alfred Polly
Unknown: Mr Polly
Unknown: Alfred Polly
Unknown: Graham Gauld

: Weather

: News

: Strains from Moravia

' And then suddenly you hear a " ringing " in the ear. Such a fine tremolo of sound! I try to choose the main tone, but many others join it at an octave above and below, sometimes it even rings in a chord. These are the tones on the path to a creative idea.'
A portrait of the Czech composer Leos Janacek who was born in Moravia in 1854 and died there on Sunday 12 August 50 years ago. with George Pravda_as Janacek Narrator Peter Hawkins
Compiled from Janacek's writings and music and produced by PATRICK LAMBERT (On Wednesday, Janacek Choral Music,
10.5 R3; and Omnibus, 10.55 BBC1


Unknown: Leos Janacek
Narrator: George Pravda_as Janacek
Produced By: Patrick Lambert

: Epilogue

The Letter ' P '. Devised and narrated by H. COLIN DAVIS


Unknown: H. Colin Davis

: News

Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude

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