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7.15 Apna Hi
Ghar Samajhiye : for Asians long wave only
7.45 Bells: long wave only
7.50 The Shape of God long wave only
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Religious news with MICHAEL COOK long wave only
Donations, preferably by crossed PO or cheque to: Sir Neil Cameron, Polish Air Force Association in Great Britain, [address removed]
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8.55 Weather and programme news
8.59 Continental Travel Information
by Alistair Cooke
from Aberfeldy Parish Church, Perthshire
Introduced by June Knox-Mawer , who talks to playwright Pam Gems and presents some highlights from Woman's Hour.
by J.R.R. Tolkien
Listeners' questions on food and drink
12.55 Weather; programme news
Presenter Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS
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The eighth in a series of plays by TERENCE RATTIGAN Alexander, the young King of Macedon. sets out on the apparently impossible task of conquering the vast Persian Empire.
Spain v England long wave only
(Details: Thurs 9.30 am) long wave only
with Margaret Percy
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Brian Johnston visits
Llangollen in Clwyd. The town, once a centre for slate quarrying, is famous for its annual International Musical
Eisteddfod. The town is surrounded by spectacular scenery and is an important centre for tourists.
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5.55 Weather; programme news long wave only
followed by Continental Travel Information
Gryff Rhys Jones invites you to share his enjoyment in recalling the words, music and people that have tickled his sense of humour.
1: Finland: In Search of Character
2: The Civil Service is too Big
Hugo Young investigates the popular charge that the Civil Service is too big, with, among others, the man sent in by Mrs Thatcher to scrutinise efficiency in Whitehall, Sir Derek Rayner , and acting civil servants at all levels.
The second round of the elections for the French Assembly. Will the Socialists now get a majority in the French Assembly, and what will be the effect of the result on France and the rest of the world?
Presenter Stephen Jessel
Israel Piano Quartet
Faure Piano Quartet No 2 in G minor, Op 45
(First broadcast 1968)
A dramatisation in six parts by FREDERICK BRADNUM of The Valley of Bones, The Soldier's Art and The Military Philosophers, books seven, eight and nine of Anthony Powell 's sequence of 12 novels.
The brilliant, yet turbulent, 1930s have drawn to a close. For
Nicholas Jenkins another stage of life has passed, finally, irrevocably. His world of seedy-smart Bohemianism and aristocratic high-life dissolves. The rules and discipline of war now prevail.
2: The Valley of Bones
A history in 26 parts in the words of those who have made the history.
26: Offshore and Undersea The land has been transformed by man; the sea remains unchanged. Despite the technological revolutions, seafaring remains unchanged too in many ways; yet it is also opening into new dimensions undreamed of before.
Devised and narrated by 11. Colin Davis
9: Thomas Cranmer
continued coverage of the second round of the election to the French Assembly
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude