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: Morning Has Broken

715 Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye for Asian listeners BBC Birmingham long wave only
7.45 Bells: long wave only
7.5* The Shape of God
THE REV MICHAEL WALKER reflects on Jesus as the Resurrection and the life (John 11, vv 17-27) long wave only
7.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only


Unknown: Ghar Samajhiye
Unknown: Michael Walker

: News

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: Sunday Papers

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: Sunday

A weekly look at religious news at home and abroad. Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer JOHN NEWBURY long wave only


Presented By: Clive Jacobs
Producer: John Newbury

: Week's Good Cause

MARJORIE PROOPS , OBE appeals on behalf of Cruse. the national organisation for the widowed and their children, which offers help through counselling. advice on practical matters and opportunities for social contact. Donations, preferably by crossed PO or cheque, to: [address removed]long wave only
8.55 Weather: programme news: long wave only


Unknown: Marjorie Proops
Unknown: Marjorie Proops

: News

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: Sunday Papers

'Broadcast at 8.10 am) long wave only

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke
( Broadcast Fri 9.15 pm) long wave only


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from Ararat Baptist Church. Whitchurch, Cardiff, conducted by the Minister, THE REV ROY JENKINS
Hymns (Baptist HB): Christ is risen (152); Thine be the glory (164); 0 for a closer walk with God (599); I will sing the wondrous story (502)
Readings: Hosea 6, v 1 to 7, v 2; Luke 24, vv 36-49 Organist GLENYS HUGHES
Conductor ARTHUR WILLIAMS long wave only


Unknown: Roy Jenkins
Organist: Glenys Hughes
Conductor: Arthur Williams

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Written by MARY CUTLER Producer
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
BBC Birmingham


Written By: Mary Cutler
Producer: William Smethurst
Editor: Anthony Parkin

: Weekend Woman's Hour

Introduced by June Knox-Mawer , who visits biographer Vivien Noakes and Michael Noakes. portrait painter. at their home in North London; highlights from weekday programmes.


Introduced By: June Knox-Mawer
Unknown: Vivien Noakes
Unknown: Michael Noakes.

: It Makes Me Laugh

This week Terry Wogan invites you to share his enjoyment in recalling the words, music and people that have tickled his sense of humour, and they include SPIKE JONES , S. J. PERELMAN , TONY HAN-COCK. THE MUPPETS. BOB NEWHART , STAN FREBERG and THE GOONS.
Producer HELEN FRY


Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Spike Jones
Unknown: S. J. Perelman
Unknown: Bob Newhart
Unknown: Stan Freberg

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper takes the lid off food - good and bad fun and fast - and the industry behind it.
HELP! page 11
12.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: The World This Weekend: News

Presenter Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presenter: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Feedback

Your responses and reactions to programmes.
Presented by Tom Vernon Producer JENNY DE YONG
Comments to: Feedback, BBC. Broadcasting House, London WlA 4WW
1.55 Shipping forecast long u'at'e only


Presented By: Tom Vernon
Producer: Jenny de Yong

: News

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: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Lancashire where members of the Grey Mare Rose Society put their questions to FRED LOADS bill SOWERBUTTS and PROFESSOR ALAN GEMMELL Questionmaster KEN FORD BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 10.5 am) long wave only


Unknown: Professor Alan Gemmell
Unknown: Questionmaster Ken

: Afternoon Theatre

The Last Dirty Man by ROD BEACHAM with John Rowe as Michael Jane Knowles as Jane Elizabeth Bell as Beth Jennifer Piercey as The Minister and Jack Carr as Mick
In a society that is being cleansed both physically and morally, the Purifying Factor is all-important. The countryside is the unsafe Outer Perimeter and the City. the only healthy place to live. A young girl dies mysteriously. Somewhere, in the Outer Perimeter, like a figure from mythology, a man exists, who is a cause of Death: The Last Dirty Man.
Directed by DAVID SPENSER long wave only


Unknown: Rod Beacham
Unknown: John Rowe
Unknown: Michael Jane Knowles
Unknown: Jane Elizabeth Bell
Unknown: Beth Jennifer Piercey
Unknown: Jack Carr
Directed By: David Spenser

: News

long wave only

: Round Britain Quiz

London r Scotland (Round 1)
London: Anthony Quinton (Chairman) with Irene Thomas and Professor John B. Mays Scotland: Gordon Clough (Chairman) with Robin Duff and Professor Douglas Gifford Question researcher BERNICE COUPE
Series producer TREVOR IIILL. BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Tues 10.30 pm) long wave only


Unknown: Anthony Quinton
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Professor John B. Mays
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Robin Duff
Unknown: Professor Douglas Gifford
Producer: Trevor Iiill.

: The Living World

A magazine edition which catches up on the events and ideas that are changing our understanding of actions - and interactions - of living things. Introduced by Caroline Parsons
Producer BRIAN LEITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Thurs 9.30 am) long wave only


Introduced By: Caroline Parsons
Producer: Brian Leith

: From Our Own Correspondent

Producer PADDY O'KEEFFE long wave only


Producer: Paddy O'Keeffe

: Down Your Way

This week Brian Johnston visits The Rodings - eight farming villages that lie along the valley of the River Roding in Essex. Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Tues 12.20 pm) long wave only
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather: programme news: long wave only


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News

: The Restless Years

Themes from the 70s 2: The Last Empire
In a post colonial world, the Soviet Bloc in Eastern Europe is, in a sense, the last empire. But although today's boundaries sprawl well beyond those of its Tsarist predecessors, the Soviet leadership continues to be haunted by the old Russian fear of encirclement from the outside.
Erik de Mauny examines. against the background of recent Soviet activities in Afghanistan, the viability of the last empire in the 80s.
Producer HARRY SCHNEIDER (Rerised repeat)


Unknown: Erik de Mauny
Producer: Harry Schneider

: Bookshelf

Frank Delaney introduces the magazine about books. Producer ALASTAIR WILSON (Repeated: Tues 4.10 pm)


Introduces: Frank Delaney
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: The Flames of Passion

During the Second World War Philip Callahan , a young entomologist, noticed a similarity in the behaviour of male moths seeking a partner, and of aircraft flying in and out of a homing radio beam. From that observation. Dr Callahan, who works at the United States Department of Agriculture in Gainsville. Florida, has built a theory that he believes can explain many aspects of insect behaviour - including the old problem of why moths are attracted to candle flames. He talks to GEOFF WATTS about his ideas. Producer GEOFF DEEHAN


Unknown: Philip Callahan
Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Geoff Deehan

: Music to Remember

HOMERO FRANCESCH (piano) BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by john HOPKINS Delius Dance Rhapsody Nj 2
Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No 2. in D minor
Grainger Suite: In a nut-shell. BBC Manchester


Piano: Homero Francesch
Conducted By: John Hopkins

: News

: The Inheritance

by JOAN O'CONNOR based in three parts on the novel Ursule Mirouet by HONORE DE BALZAC
3: The End of the Campaign
Dr Minoret is dead and his heirs lose no time in attempting to dispossess Ursule without a thought for their uncle's true wishes. Yet their greed and selfishness are to be thwarted and retribution wrought from the most unexpected quarter.
Directed by ROGER PINE BBC Birmingham
(Repeated: Tues 3.15 pm)


Unknown: Joan O'Connor
Unknown: Ursule Mirouet
Directed By: Roger Pine
Mme Levrault: Margot Boyd
M Levrault: Ronald Herdman
M Massin: Edward Kelsey
M Cremière: Haydn Jones
Ursule Mirouet: Elizabeth Cassidy
Maitre Bongrand: Alexander John
La Vlcomtesse de Portenduère.: Penelope Shaw
Sabinian de Portenduere: Tim Brierley
L'Abbé Chaperon: Geoffrey Matthews
Toinette: Patricia Greene
Goupil: Sean Barrett
Desiré Levrault: Terry Molloy
Cabriolle: Alan Devereux

: Weather

: News

: The British Seafarer

A history in 26 parts in the words of those who have made the history 3: The High Seas
The Elizabethan age Is the first great explosion of British seafaring activity. Its achievements have rightly become legendary, but their reality was far removed from the legends of Westward Ho! and Errol Flynn. In this programme Elizabethan sailors themselves tell us what was achieved and what it cost.
Programme consultant and presenter Kenneth Andrews (Reader in History. University of Hull)
Special sound by DICK MILLS of the BBC Radio-phonic Workshop
Scries composed and directed by MICHAEL MASON , in collaboration with the National Maritime Museum


Unknown: Errol Flynn.
Readers: Michael Goldie
Unknown: Timothy Bate
Unknown: Anthony Hall
Unknown: Robert Lang
Unknown: David Ashford
Unknown: Anthony Newlands
Unknown: Ronald Baddiley
Unknown: Nigel Lambert
Reader: Kenneth Andrews
Unknown: Dick Mills
Directed By: Michael Mason

: Craftsman's Art and Music's Measure

H. Colin Davis visits six churches of historical or architectural interest which have special links with composers.
3: Chichester Cathedral with the music of Thomas Weelkes. Lennox Berkeley and Leonard Bernstein Producer HUBERT HOSKINS


Unknown: H. Colin Davis
Unknown: Thomas Weelkes.
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein
Producer: Hubert Hoskins

: Stop the Week Again

with Robert Robinson
followed by an interlude


Unknown: Robert Robinson

: News

Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude
12.15-12.23* am
Shipping forecast and Inshore forecast

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