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7.15 Apna Hi
Ghar Samajhiye : for Asians BBC Birmingham long wave only
7.45 Bells: long wave only
7.50 The Shape of God
DEACONESS SHELACH BROWN (John 10, vv 1-10) long wave only
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A weekly look at religious news at home and abroad. Presenter Clive Jacobs Producer JOHN NEWBURY long wave only
DAMENINETTE DE VALOIS appeals on behalf of The Royal Ballet Benevolent Fund, which provides welfare and relief of hardship among the dancers of all British Repertory Ballet Companies.
Donations, preferably by crossed cheque or PO, to: Dame Ninette de Valois, The Royal Ballet
Benevolent Fund, [address removed] long wave only
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by Alistair Cooke
A special service for the blind and partially sighted from the Parish Church of St Wilfrid,
Grappenhall, Warrington, Cheshire
The service of Mattins is conducted by the Rector, CANON LESLIE FORSTER , and the preacher is
CANON STEWART LAWTON Readings (AV): St Luke
18, vv 35-43; I John 1, vv 4-7. Psalm 111
Anthem: Teach me, 0 Lord (Attwood)
Hymns: 0 thou who earnest from above
(Hereford); Jesu. the very thought of thee (St Agnes); Through all the changing scenes of life (Wiltshire)
Organist and choirmaster CORDON FLETCHER BBC Manchester
Agricultural Story Editor:
Introduced by June Knox-Mawer , who talks to Sir Hugh Casson ,
President of the Royal
Academy: and presents some highlights from Woman's Hour.
by J. R. R. TOLKIEN prepared for radio in 26 episodes by BRIAN SIBLEY starring
Ian Holm as Frodo and Robert Stephens as Aragorn
"Have a care!" said Boromir. "I do not feel too sure of this Elvish Lady and her purposes." "Speak no evil of the Lady Galadriel," said Aragorn sternly. "You know not what you say. There is in her and in this land no evil, unless a man bring it hither himself. Then let him beware!"
With Michael Graham Cox as Boromir, William Nighy as Sam, Douglas Livingstone as Gimli, David Collings as Legolas, Richard O'Callaghan as Merry, John McAndrew as Pippin, Marian Diamond as Galadriel, Simon Cadell as Celeborn and Gerard Murphy as the Narrator with GRAHAM FAULKNER, DAVID MCALISTER, CHRISTOPHER SCOTT, MICHAEL SPICE, JOHN WEBB and HAYDN WOOD
Music composed and conducted by STEPHEN OLIVER
Singer DAVID JAMES Episode adapted by MICHAEL BAKEWELL Directed by PENNY LEICESTER
(Repeated: Wed 10.30 pm) (Gerard Murphy is a member of the RSC)
Souvenir Tolkien posters available at Â£1.00 each (p and p incl) from Radio 4 Poster Offer, [address removed](POs and cheques payable to BBC Radio)
J. B. R.
A Taste of Scotland
For the last programme in the current series.
Derek Cooper takes the high road north to sample some Hibernian fare. Producer joy HATWOOD
12.55 Weather; programme news
Presenter Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS
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visits Worcestershire, where members of the Incorporated Society of Musicians at their
Conference in Malvern put their questions to Geoffrey Smith
Bill Sowerbutts and Professor Alan Gemmell Questionmaster Ken Ford BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 10,2 am)
On Balance by HALLAM TENNYSON with Celia Johnson Annette Crosbie
A Thanksgiving Service for the life and times of a great theatre and film director is to be held in Westminster Abbey. His widow suddenly announces that for personal reasons she will not be attending. Is there anything that can
Eersuade her to change her mind? Directed by MARTIN JENKINS
5: Switzerland v England Switzerland:
Anthony Quinton (chairman), with Dr Robert Schneebelt (director of adult education for the canton of Zurich) and Dr Max Frcnkel director of the Foundation for
Confederate Co-operation) England: Gordon Clough (chairman) with Irene Thomas and John Julius Norwich Question researcher CHRISTOPHER WEBB
Producer TREVOR HILL BBC Manchester
Listeners' questions should be sent to: Round Europe Quiz, BBC, PO Box 27, Manchester M60 1SJ long wave only
News of wildlife from around the world, and including a review of more nature books published this spring.
Presented by Peter France Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Thurs 9.30 am) long wave only
with Tom Vernon
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This week Brian Johnston visits the village of Littleport in the Isle of Ely in Cambridgeshire. Littleport has a population of about 5,500 and lies in Fen country about five miles north of the City of Ely.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Tues 12.20pm) long ware only
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A live-part serial dramatised for radio by TED WILLIS from his own novel with The year: 1918. Young Captain Tremayne has been sent to Russia by George V. His mission: to rescue the Tsar and the Imperial Royal family from Ekaterinburg. He arrives in Viadivostock to be met by a beautiful dark-eyed woman - Maria Astakhov.
2: The Royal Flush with Music arranged and played by RICHARD HOLMES and ROBERTO CAMPADELLI (balalaika)
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN (Repeated: Wed 12.27 pm)
Bruce MacManaway - who has been a healer himself for more than 30 years - the answer for many people appears to be: yes. To test his theory, Jocelyn Ryder-Smith took a sceptic to his consulting-rooms for a one-day training session.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham
Frank Delaney introduces the magazine programme about the books you read, borrow and buy, both new and old, from classics to comics.
Producer ALASTAIR WILSON (Repeated: Thurs 4.15pm)
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA leader JOHN BRADBURY conductor
With MALCOLM MESSITER (oboei
Mozart Overture: II
Seraglio: Concerto in c for Oboe and Orchestra (K 314)
Beethoven Symphony No 1, in c
by MARY WEBB (3)
(Details: Tues 3.2 pm)
A history in 26 parts
20: The Dreadnought Navy The Navy's high imperial r.oon stretched from the 1880S to 1916. It was an age of revolutionary naval technology and patriotic poets. But ratings were often preoccupied with different matters.
Readers ANTHONY HALL, STEVE HODSON ,
MICHAEL SHANNON , CAROLE BOYD and LEONARD MAGUIRE
Programme consultant and presenter
Compiled and directed by MICHAEL MASON
Devised and narrated by II. Colin Davis on 12 good people of his choice. 4: A. S. J. Tessimond
Today the people of France have been choosing their next
President. Direct from Paris. Erik de Mauny discusses the vote with a team of experts.
Producers DAVID POWELL and PAUL GIBBS
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude