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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

For Asian listeners BBC Birmingham

7.45 Bells

7.50 Sunday Reading
RONALD FARROW reads from A Reason to Hope by DAVID L. EDWARDS

7.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: David L. Edwards

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Brian Trueman Producer STEPHEN WHITTLE BBC Manchester


Presented By: Brian Trueman
Producer: Stephen Whittle

: Week's Good Cause

ROY CASTLE appeals on behalf of Feed the Minds, which is hoping to establish a further 1,000 bookstalls in church centres throughout Tanzania.
Donations to: [address removed]
8.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Roy Castle

: News

9.10 Sunday Papen

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from the United Reformed Church, Aston Tirrold , Oxford-shire. Conducted by THE REV GORDON HARRIS
Readings: 2 Corinthians 12, vv 1-10 (Rsv); Matthew S, w 38-48 (rsv)
Hymns (Church Hymnary, Third Edition): Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of Creation (9); I joy'd when to the house of God (489); Who would true valour see (443); Come, Holy Ghost, our hearts inspire (122); 0 Christ the Healer, we have come (Hymns and Songs 51)


Unknown: Aston Tirrold
Unknown: Gordon Harris
Organist: Carolyn Brock

: Disgusted, Tunbridge Wells

Derek Robinson presents listeners' letters on all aspects of radio - some sweet, some sour, some salty. Producer


Unknown: Derek Robinson

: 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.
Including Debatable Point, in which top financial experts discuss how their approach differs to various aspects of saving and investment.
A Financial World Tonight production


Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: Louise Botting

: The Burkiss Way

Professor Emil Burkiss 's Way to Dynamic Living with Jo Kendall , Nigel Reel
Chris Emmett and Fred Harris Written by ANDREW MARSHALL and DAVID RENWICK


Unknown: Professor Emil Burkiss
Unknown: Jo Kendall
Unknown: Nigel Reel
Unknown: Chris Emmett
Unknown: Fred Harris
Written By: Andrew Marshall
Written By: David Renwick
Producer: John Lloyd

: 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 PETER WINDOWS 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 Clougn Editor DEREK lewis


Presented By: Gordon Clougn
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Spinners

Tony Davis , Mick Groves Cliff Hall and Hugh Jones With JOHN MCCORMICK (bass) sing some songs and tell the odd story-in the company of a few friends.


Unknown: Tony Davis
Unknown: Mick Groves
Unknown: Cliff Hall
Unknown: Hugh Jones
Bass: John McCormick
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Cornwall where members of the Treknow Women's Institute put their questions to
Questionmaster KEN FORD BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Tuesday 4.5 pm)


Unknown: Bill Sowerbdtti

: Afternoon Theatre

with Ian Hogg
Elizabeth Spriggs Virginia Stride and Jerome Willis as Talleyrand, prince of traitors written by DAVID PINNER
' From the outset, I made It abundantly clear that Liberty, Order and Peace were the prime goals of all true statesmen. But the moment those statesmen reneged on the implicit trust the French nation had bestowed upon them, I used all the means at my disposal ... to pull the offenders from their high thrones. And while they sank I survived.'


Unknown: Ian Hogg
Unknown: Elizabeth Spriggs
Unknown: Virginia Stride
Unknown: Jerome Willis
Written By: David Pinner

: News

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: Talking about Antiques

Arthur Negus and Bernard Price discuss listeners' questions With HUGH SCULLY. Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol
Questions to: Talking about Antiques, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Unknown: Hugh Scully.

: The Living World

The Ark has Landed
As man and his technology flood the Earth, many birds and beasts become engulfed in the tide of progress. There is, however, still a chance of survival, and The Living World visits Jersey to look at the attempts being made there to preserve endangered species. Introduced by Derek Jones Producer MOIRA MANN BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Wednesday 9.5 am,


Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: Moira Mann

: In Touch

The Sounds of Time: a review of clocks and watches suitable for the blind, and Including some designed for people who also cannot use their hands. Presented by Kevin Mulhern Producer THENA HESHEL medium wave onlu


Presented By: Kevin Mulhern
Producer: Thena Heshel

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston recently visited Dunster, Somerset. Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Friday 11.5 am, )
5.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News

: The Archers

Omnibus Edition


Directed By: Vanessa Whistburn
Producer: William Smethurst

: You, the Jury

Controversial issues are put on trial before Dick Taverne , QC, and an audience of jurors in Broadcasting House.
This evening's proposition:
The Maximum Sentence for Rape should be Reduced to Seven Years
It is proposed by Jonathan Caplan and opposed by Ann Mallalleu-both of whom are barristers.
Each advocate calls his own witnesses, cross-questions his opponent's and argues his case. The jury votes at the beginning and end of the trial so that any swing of opinion may be measured and a verdict reached. Producer KAY EVANS
(Repeated: Wednesday 10.5 am,


Unknown: Dick Taverne
Unknown: Jonathan Caplan
Producer: Kay Evans

: Music to Remember

BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA conductor ASHLEY LAWRENCE in A programme of 20th-century ballet music.


Conductor: Ashley Lawrence

: News

: Vanity Fair: 4: Waterloo

A novel without a hero by William Makepeace Thackeray dramatised for radio in ten parts by Michael Kittermaster
with Sarah Badel as Becky, Petra Markham as Amelia, Timothy West as Joseph Sedley, Henry Knowles as George Osborne, John Pullen as Rawdon Crawley, Sean Barrett as William Dobbin and Alec McCowen as Thackeray
In which the Manager of the Performance, the Puppet Master, removes his characters to one of the gayest and most brilliant little capitals in Europe - Brussels, where all the Vanity Fair booths are laid out with the most tempting liveliness and splendour. What is Mrs Rawdon Crawley to do but to shine out in the great company of lords and ladies and fashionable persons who throng the town?
With Margaret Ward as Lady Bareacres, Fred Bryant as General Tufto, Gregory de Polnay as Isidor and Harold Kasket as the Corsican tyrant, Napoleon
(Timothy West is in 'The Homecoming' at the Garrick Theatre, London)
(Repeated: Tuesday 3.5 pm)


Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
Dramatised for radio by: Michael Kittermaster
Director: David Spenser
Becky: Sarah Badel
Amelia: Petra Markham
Joseph Sedley: Timothy West
George Osborne: Henry Knowles
Rawdon Crawley: John Pullen
William Dobbin: Sean Barrett
Thackeray: Alec McCowen
Lady Bareacres: Margaret Ward
General Tufto: Fred Bryant
Isidor: Gregory de Polnay
Napoleon: Harold Kasket
Belleville: Tim Bentinck
Captain: Roy Spencer
Sergeant: Iain Armstrong
Louise: Eve Karpf
Maid: Alison Draper
Lord Bareacres: Peter Williams
Mrs O'Dowd: Peggy Marshall
Ensign Stubble: Andrew Branch
Bystander: Philip Sully

: Weather

: News

: The Godmongers

2: The Lobster Pot
In his concluding programme about the new religious sects, William Nicholson concentrates on five groups - the Children of God, the Divine Light Mission, the Hare Krishna movement, the Scientologists and the Unification Church.
' They differ from each other in many respects, but they have this in common: they are buitt like lobster pots - easy to get into. and extremely hard to get out of.' Where the first programme investigated the sects' appeal, the second looks at the darker side - again through the eyes solely of past and present devotees. Interviewer TED HARRISON Research MIKE ROBINSON Producer JOHN WILKINS


Unknown: William Nicholson
Unknown: Hare Krishna
Unknown: Mike Robinson
Producer: John Wilkins

: Epilogue

The letter 'X '. 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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