For Asian listeners BBC Birmingham
7.50 Sunday Reading
DAME FLORA ROBSON reads from Helena by EVELYN WAUGH
7.55 Weather; programme news
Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer David Winter
Clive JacobsProducer: David
Gwen Berryman appeals on behalf of the Wolverhampton Soroptimist Housing Society United whose immediate need in caring for the elderly is to re-build a home which provides accommodation for 26 people.
Donations. preferably on crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]8.55 Weather; programme news
The annual Methodist Covenant Service from Hinde Street Methodist Church. Marylebone. London. Conducted by The Rev John E Richardson
Preacher The Rev Dr John A Newton
Readings (Rsv): Old Testament: Jeremiah 31. vv 31-33: Epistle: Hebrews 12 vv 22-25a: Gospel: John 15. vv 1-8
Hymns (Methodist Hymn Book): Brightest and best of the sons of the morning (122): Sing to the great Jehovah's praise (959); Come, let us use the grace divine (749); (Hymns and Songs): Come, my way, my truth, my life (12); All for Jesus, all for Jesus (1)
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Rev. John E.
Rev. Dr. John A.
In the second of 13 programmes Marghanita Laski presents some of our national songs that were already popular be fore Victoria became Queen, and arestiUtoved and sung today. 2: Wooing
Producer MADEAU STEWART long wave only
Presented by Peter Hobday and Louise Botttng
Including Debating Point. in which top financial experts discuss various aspects of saving and investment.
A Financial World Tonight production
Peter HobdayPresenter: Louise
By Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.
Another chance to hear...
Starring Tony Hancock, Sidney James, Bill Kerr, Hattie Jacques and Kenneth Williams
Theme and incidental music:
Your chance to debate with the men or women in the news. In the Chair Michael Charlton
Producers PETER WINDOWS and JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham
Lines open from 10.30 am
A iightheartcd anthology of words and music which this week looks at home sweet home, from high-rise cave-dweUers. tc tace-curtain landladies Introduced by Brian Thompson
With CHRISTOPHER GODWIN LYNDA MARCHAL and
JOHN FRANKLYN-ROBBINS JOHN FUEST (clarinet) and STEPHANIE BAMFORD (piano) play Humphrey Searle's Cat Variations, on a theme from Peter and the Wolf
Music producer ANN STANGAR
Producer KAY JAMIESON BBC Manchester
12.55 Weather; programme news
Presented by GORDON CLOUGH
Editor DEREK LEWIS
Tony Davis. Mick Groves. Ciiff Hall and Hugh Jones With JOHN MCCORMICK (bass), sing some songs and tell the odd story - in the company of a few friends. Producer
JOHN FAWCETT WILSON 1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only
Hugh Jones Unknown: Cliff
visits Durham where members of the Sunderland and District Gardeners' Society put their questions to FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and PROFESSOR ALAN GEMMELL Questionmaster KEN FORD
Private Lives NOEL COWARD adapted for radio by CYNTHIA PUGHE and
Noel Coward wrote that
Private Lives was 'conceived in Tokyo, written in Shanghai, and produced in London in September 1930'.The author reported that 'a gratifying number of respectable people queued up at the box office '. They have been doing so ever since. Music played and improvised by WILLIAM DAVIES
Directed by IAN COTTERELL (First broadcast in 1975) long wave only
Arthur Negus and Bernard Price discuss listeners questions with HUGH SCULLY. Producer PAMELA HOWE. BBC Bristol long wave only
Hugh Scully Producer: Pamela
(Details:Wed at 9.5 am) long wave only
Where does one begin to get help? Like many elderly people who lose their sight, MRS DINAH GROOM has a bewildering number of problems on which she wouid welcome advice but is not sure who can help her. She talks about her situation today, and in future programmes the In Touch team will be following her progress as she learns to cope with the everyday problems of living with a visual handicap.
Presented by Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL long wave only
Brian Johnston recently visited the Third Armoured Division of the British Army at Soest, in West Germany
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Revised repeat of last Friday's broadcast) long wave only
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5.55 Weather: programme news: long wave only
Omnibus Edition Producer
WILLIAM SMETHURST BBC Birmingham
School Rules, OK?(Details: Wed at 11.0 am)
Leontyne Price (soprano) and the Chicago
Symphony Orchestra conducted by James Levine in a programme of music by Mozart. Verdi, Mascagni and Puccini
(Recording made available by Chicago Symphony Radio Service)
The novel by Howard Spring, freely adapted for radio in eight episodes by Ken Whitmore
With Ian McKellen as Hamer Shawcross
(Details and cast see Tuesday 3.35pm)
Tamara Karsavina died in May of last year. She was the greatest of Diaghilev's ballerinas and a famous teacher. Derek Parker pays tribute to her memory, with the voices of
Sir Frederick Ashton, Richard Buckle, Grace Lovat Fraser, Arnold Haskell, Keith Lester, Dame Marie Rambert, Michael Somes, Sheila Whytock and Tamara Karsavina herself.
The evening office ot Compline
(Broadcast on Saturday at 2.0) Review: page 90
A series of plays tor late-night listening
Something to do with Business by EDWARD BRUCE with Bill Kerr and Nigel Anthony
' Mully was a beaut to watch. A killer.'
Harry, a boxing-trainer. recalls a fighter's last battle in the ring.
Directed by PETER KING
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude