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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

BBC Birmingham
7.45 Bells
7.50 Sunday Reading JOAN HART reads from
The World is a Wedding by A. M. ALLCHIN
7.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Joan Hart
Unknown: A. M. Allchin

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Brian Trueman Producer LESLIE MITCHELL BBC Manchester


Presented By: Brian Trueman
Producer: Leslie Mitchell

: Week's Good Cause

THE RT HON ROY JENKINS , President of the European Commission, appeals on behalf of Friends of Friendless Churches, which saves churches of architectural or historic interest threatened with collapse or demolition. [address removed]
8.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Roy Jenkins
Unknown: Roy Jenkins.

: News

9.10 medium only
Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

medium only by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

medium only
Holy Communion (Series 3) from the Parish Church of St Mary, Slough, Berkshire
Celebrant: THE REV ROBERT w. s. DAND. Preacher: THE REV
Hymns (EH): Father, hear the prayer we offer (385); Love divine (437); My God, and is thy table spread (320); Praise to the Lord, the Almighty (536) Epistle: 1 Peter 4, vv 7-11 (NEB) Gospel: Matthew 25, vv 14-29 (RSV)
Service sung to Appleford Organist and Choirmaster JOHN BLABER


Choirmaster: John Blaber

: Disgusted, Tunbridge Wells

medium only
Derek Robinson presents listeners' letters on all aspects of radio. Send your comments to: Disgusted, Tunbridge Wells , BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol


Unknown: Derek Robinson
Unknown: Tunbridge Wells

: A la Carte

The food programme presented by Derek Cooper with special reports by Gill Pyrah
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham


Presented By: Derek Cooper
Unknown: Gill Pyrah

: The Burkiss Way

A chance to hear once more some lighthcarted episodes of Professor Emil Burkiss 's Way to Dynamic Living with Jo Kendall , Nigel Rees
Chris Emmett and Fred Harris Written by ANDREW MARSHALL and DAVID RENWICK '


Unknown: Professor Emil Burkiss
Unknown: Jo Kendall
Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Chris Emmett
Unknown: Fred Harris
Written By: Andrew Marshall
Written By: David Renwick
Producer: Simon Brett

: 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

: Forget Tomorrow's Monday

with Sandra Clark and her guests - out and about or in the studio. Reflect on a review of the past week and hear how others relax to ... forget tomorrow's Monday. Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
12.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Sandra Clark

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Instant Sunshine Go Gardening

An entertainment provided by Peter Christie. David Barlow , Miles Kington , and Alan Maryon-Davis .
From the Paris Studio, London Producer IAN FENNER


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

: Gardeners' Question Time

(Full details: Tuesday 4.5 pnO

: Afternoon Theatre

medium only
Play Donkey by STEWART CONN
'Why are you here? Why should it be necessary for you to come all the way from Edinburgh to defend a mercenary soldier accused of murder. arson and rape. in an emergent African state? Tell me that.'


Unknown: Stewart Conn
Directed By: Gordon Emslie
Ryden: Alec Heggie

: Coming Back

The BBC's East Africa Correspondent, John Osman. recently spent two months in England - the longest single period he has spent in this country for nearly ten years. He reflects on the changes he noticed coming home this time.


Unknown: John Osman.

: News

: Round Britain Quiz

London v Northern Ireland Round 2
(End of Round One Scores: London 11, N Ireland 11) London:
Anthony Quinton (Chairman) with Irene Thomas and Professor John B. Mays Belfast :
Gordon Clough (Chairman) with Dr Michael Dewar and John D. Stewart Question researcher BERN ICE COUPE
Producer TREVOR HILL BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wednesday 10.30)


Unknown: Anthony Quinton
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: John B. Mays Belfast
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Dr Michael Dewar
Unknown: John D. Stewart

: In Touch

New Format, New Address: JANE FINNIS visits the Student Tape Library in its new home and describes some of the changes in its services, Presented bv
David Scott Blackhall Producer THENA HESHEL


Unknown: Jane Finnis
Unknown: David Scott Blackhall
Producer: Thena Heshel

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston recently visited Tiptree in Essex
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
Directed by VANESSA WHITBURN BBC Birmingham


Directed By: Vanessa Whitburn

: God and Caesar

In the 20th century, why do some modern governments still take the Church so seriously? And has the Church betrayed Christ by accepting too comfortable a relationship with the Caesars of our time? This series examines those questions by looking in turn at four countries where one Church has a special position.
2: The Romanian Symphony
Trevor Beeson. Canon of Westminster Abbey, investigates the strange compromise between the Orthodox Church and one of the toughest Communist governments in Eastern Europe. The State pays part of the salaries of the clergy, and bishops sit in the parliament - the only one in Eastern Europe to have a cross on its building. Leading Marxists speak of ' our Church ' and some of them even hold office in it. Is this a triumph of co-operation or is it a sell-out by the Church? The task in Romania is to discover where the truth lies. for apart from the symphony projected by the Church-State orchestra, there can also be heard some jarring and discordant notes.
Series producer JOHN WILKINS


Unknown: Trevor Beeson.
Producer: John Wilkins

: Music to Remember

BBC WELSH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by CHRISTOPHER ADEY Mozart Symphony No 38, in D (Prague) (K 504)
8.27* Faure Fantaisie for piano and orchestra. Op 111
8.41* Suk Scherzo fantastique, Op 25. BBC Wales


Piano: Malcolm Binns
Conducted By: Christopher Adey
Unknown: Faure Fantaisie

: News

: The Lady of the Camellias

Episode 3 (Details: Tues 3.5pm)

: Weather

: News

: Ireland in the 80s

2: The New South
The second of two programmes in which Irish writer Henry Kelly looks at the future of Ireland. North and South. Tonight he discusses the Irish government's ' dash for growth ' economic policy, and asks whether, under the influence of Common Market membership, the Irish people are changing their view of themselves, of Britain, and of the North.


Unknown: Henry Kelly
Producer: Andrew Joynes

: Epilogue

The letter ' T '. Devised and narrated by H. COLIN DAVIS Music: BBC SINGERS


Unknown: H. Colin Davis

: News

Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude

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