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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

For Asian listeners BBC Birmingham
7.45 Bells
7.50 Sunday Reading
MICHAEL MCCLAIN reads poems by JOHN BETJEMAN
7.55 Weather, programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Michael McClain
Unknown: John Betjeman

: News

8.10 Sunday Papen

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer JOHN NEWBURY

Contributors

Presented By: Clive Jacobs

: Week's Good Cause

ELIZABETH WARD appeals on behalf of The British Kidney Patient Association which helps to provide dialysis facilities in hospitals and at home, for patients who would otherwise not be treated.
Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to:[address removed]
8.55 Weather, programme news

: News

1.10 medium only
Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

mediumonly by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

medium only from Gabalfa Baptist Church, Cardiff conducted by the minister, THE REV S. C. BROCKETT
Hymns (Redemption Hymnal): He lives! He lives! Christ Jesus lives today (Christ, who is our life: 631); A debtor to mercy alone (Trewen: 390); Jesus was slain for me (Summer Land: 177)
Readings: Psalm 23; John 4, w 5-26
Organist MAT JONES BBC Wales

: Disgusted, Tunbridge Wells

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

Contributors

Unknown: Derek Robinson

: Money Box

Presented by Peter Hobday and Louise Bolting
The programme that alms 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

Contributors

Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: Louise Bolting

: The Burklss Way

A chance to hear once more some lighthearted 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
Producer JOHN LLOYD

Contributors

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: John Lloyd

: One Man, One Voice: [number removed]

Your chance to debate with the men or women in the news.
In the Chair Michael Charlton Producers JENNY DE YONG and PETER WINDOWS BBC Birmingham
The lines are open from 10.30 am

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Charlton
Producers: Jenny de Yong

: 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

Contributors

Unknown: Sandra Clark

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clougk Editor DEREK LEWIS

Contributors

Presented By: Gordon Clougk
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Instant Sunshine in The Kitchen

A four-man investigation by David Barlow , Peter Christie. Miles Kington and Alan Maryon -Davis
From the Paris Studio, London Producer GEOFFREY PERKINS

Contributors

Unknown: David Barlow
Unknown: Peter Christie.
Unknown: Alan Maryon
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

: Gardeners' Question Time

medium only
KENNETH FORD invites
FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and PROFESSOR ALAN GEMMELL to answer questions which listeners have sent in by post. Questions should be on post-cardsonlyandaddressedto Gardeners' Question Time, BBC, Woodhouse Lane , Leeds LS2 9PX. BBC Manchester
(Repcated: Tuesday 4.5 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Professor Alan Gemmell
Unknown: Woodhouse Lane

: Afternoon Theatre

medium only
Denholm Elliott in Venus Observed
A play for Autumn by CHRISTOPHER FRY with Elizabeth Spriggs Moira Redmond
Stephanie Bidmead and Angela Down
' We're here thu morning watch
The sun annulled and renewed, and to sit affectionately
Over the year's dilapidation.
" Mellow" " is the keynote of the hour'.
Directed by jane MORGAN

Contributors

Unknown: Denholm Elliott
Unknown: Christopher Fry
Unknown: Elizabeth Spriggs
Unknown: Moira Redmond
Unknown: Stephanie Bidmead
Unknown: Angela Down
Directed By: Jane Morgan
The Duke of Altair: Denholm Elliott
Edgar: Richard Kay
Reedbeck: Clive Swift
Dominic: David Timson
Rosabel Fleming: Moira Redmond
Jessie Dill: Elizabeth Spriggs
Captain Fox Reddleman: Alan Barrt
Bates: Michael Shannon
Hilda Taylor-Snell: Stephanie Bidmead
Perpetua: Angela Down

: News

medium only

: Round Britain Quiz

medium only visits Ireland
The Resident London Team of Anthony Quinton , Irene Thomas and Professor John B. Mays accept an invitation from Radio Telefis Eireann to play a one-round match with Ian Fox , Chairman of RTE's Top Score quiz programme and Tony O'Rlordan , who sets the questions for that series. With the Dublin Team, Gordon Clough
Question researcher BERNICE COUPE
Producers TREVOR HILL (BBC Manchester) and Brian munm (RTE Dublin)
(Repeated: Wednesday 10.39)

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Quinton
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Professor John B. Mays
Unknown: Ian Fox
Unknown: Tony O'Rlordan
Unknown: Gordon Clough

: The Living World

medium only
Come Into My Parlour ...
The weight of insects consumed annually by spiders in Britain, exceeds that of the human inhabitants. The Living World goes on a Radio Nature Trail In search of these voracious hunters.
Introduced by Derek Jones Producer MOIRA MANN BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Wednesday 9.5 am, medium only)

Contributors

Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: Moira Mann

: In Touch

medium only
No Need to Give Up Listening: DON ROSKILLY tells MARGARET FORD about adaptations to talking book machines designed to help those who find them difficult to manage alone. Presented by Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL

Contributors

Unknown: Don Roskilly
Unknown: Margaret Ford
Presented By: Peter White

: Down Your Way

medium only
Brian Johnston recently visited Tarporley, Cheshire Producer SARAH PiTT BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Friday 11.5 am medium only)
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Sarah Pitt

: News

: The Archers

Omnibus Edition
Directed by VANESSA WHITBURN Producer WILLIAM SMEMURST BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Directed By: Vanessa Whitburn
Producer: William Smemurst

: Time for Action

Property of Belvoir
Beneath 29 villages In the peaceful vale of Belvoir lies one of the richest finds in Europe - ten thousand million pounds worth of black gold. Should It be left there as the Midland villagers argue for a ' rainy day ' when need is proven; or should the National Coal Board have its way now and fulfil its Plans for Coal for the Future?
In the second series of Time for Action, Roger Cook and Moyra Bremner take sides on the issue and hear the arguments of those who fear the worst, and those who hope for better.
Research by MAGGIE REDFERN Producer RITCHIE COGAN
(Repeated: Wednesday 11.5 am medium only)

Contributors

Unknown: Roger Cook
Unknown: Moyra Bremner
Unknown: Maggie Redfern
Producer: Ritchie Cogan

: Music to Remember

Including music by Coates. Hoist, Michael Spivakovsky and Sullivan
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA leader JOHN BRADBURY conductor ASHLEY LAWRENCE TOMMY REILLY (harmonica)

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Spivakovsky
Leader: John Bradbury
Conductor: Ashley Lawrence
Conductor: Tommy Reilly

: News

: Vanity Fair

A novel without a hero by WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAT dramatised for radio in ten parts by Michael KITTERMASTER 2: Family Portraits. In which our heroine Becky takes up her post as governess to Sir Pitt Crawley 's daughters at Queen's Crawley, and in which the Manager of the Performance, the Puppet Master, Introduces us to the various personages of the noble house of Crawley. What is a poor orphan to do but to win the hearts of such members of the family who are rich enough or influential enough to deserve their inclusion in the booths of Vanity Fairr
(For cast see Tuesday 3.5 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: William Makepeace
Unknown: Michael Kittermaster
Unknown: Pitt Crawley

: Weather

: News

: New to the Job

was ordained deacon to work in the East End of London. On the eve of his ordination, and again after six months In a parish, he was interviewed by Jeremy James for a television programme on the job of a parson. Last week Jim Thomp son was consecrated as the new Bishop of Stepney. Once again he has talked to Jeremy James. How have his early hopes and expectations been changed by the reality of parish life in East Ham and on the vast GLC housing estate at Thamesmead? How does he sea the job of a bishop in 1878f In tonight's programme, which includes parts of the earlier interviews, Bishop Jim Thomp son discusses what It felt like - and feels Uke - to be new to the job'.
Producer MICHAEL MAYNE

Contributors

Interviewed By: Jeremy James
Unknown: Jim Thomp
Unknown: Jeremy James.
Unknown: Bishop Jim Thomp
Producer: Michael Mayne

: Epilogue

The letter' V Devised and narrated by B. COLIN DAVIS Music: BBC SINGERS

Contributors

Unknown: B. Colin Davis

: News

Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude








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