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: Morning Has Broken

6.55 Weather;
Programme news

: News

: Sunday Papers

7.15 Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye
BBC Birmingham long wave only
7.45 Bells: long wave only
7.50 The Shape of God FR CHRISTOPHER COLVEN with a reflection for the 17th Sunday of the year 'Matthew 13, vv 44-52) long wave only
7.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only

: News

long wave only

: Sunday Papers

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: Sunday

Presenter Clive Jacobs producer JOHN NEWBURY long wave only

Contributors

Presenter: Clive Jacobs
Producer: John Newbury

: Week's Good Cause

ROBERT DOUGALL appeals on behalf of Invalids-at-Home (reg no 245259), which helps permanently disabled people to leave hospital for home and to remain at home in greater comfort and security.
Donations, preferably by crossed PO or cheque, to: Robert Dougall , Invalids-at-Home, [address removed]
long wave only
8.55 Weather;
Programme news
8-59 Continental Travel Information

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Dougall

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

Holy Communion (Rite A) from St Matthias' Church, Malvern Link, Worcestershire
Celebrant and Preacher THE REV JOHN DAVIES
Hymns: Let all the world in every corner sing (EH
, 427); God is love (100
Hymns, 32); My Cod, and is thy table spread (EH 320); Praise to the Lord (EH 536). Epistle: 1
Corinthians 12, v 27 to 13, v 13. Gospel: Matthew 18. vv 21-35
Organist ANDREW BALLETT Choirmaster PETER rose BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown: John Davies

: The Archers

Omnibus edition. Directed by ANTON GILL. Producer WILLIAM SMETHURST
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Producer: William Smethurst
Editor: Anthony Parkin

: Weekend

Introduced by Margaret Percy , who meets journalist
Norman Shrapnel and his actor son John; and presents some highlights from Woman's Hour.

Contributors

Introduced By: Margaret Percy
Unknown: Norman Shrapnel

: The Lord of the Rings

by J. R. R. TOLKIEN prepared for radio in 26 episodes by BRIAN SIBLEY starring Ian Holm as Frodo and Michael Hordern as Gandalf 21: The Battle of Pelennor Fields
The Gate was shut. All night watchmen on the walls of Minas Tirith heard the rumour of the enemy that roamed outside, burning field and tree, and hewing any man that they found abroad, living or dead. When morning came the plain was dark with marching companies. and as far as the eyes could strain in the mirk there sprouted, like a foul fungus-growth, all about the beleaguered city great camps of tents, black or sombre red. with and Music composed and conducted by STEPHEN OLIVER. Singer oz CLARKE Episode adapted by MICHAEL BAKEWELL
Directed by JANE MORGAN (Repeated: Wed 10.30 pm) (Gerard Murphy is a member of the Royal
Shakespeare Company)

Contributors

Unknown: J. R. R. Tolkien
Unknown: Brian Sibley
Unknown: Ian Holm
Unknown: Michael Hordern
Conducted By: Stephen Oliver.
Adapted By: Michael Bakewell
Directed By: Jane Morgan
Unknown: Gerard Murphy
Denethor: Peter Vaughan
Theoden: Jack May
Pippin: John McAndrew
Merry: Richard O'Callaghan
Sam: William Nighy
the Narrator: Gerard Murphy
Faramir: Andrew Seear
Eowyn: Elin Jenkins
Lord of the Nazgul: Philip Voss
Beregond: Christopher Scott

: A Good Read

Teresa McGonagle invites Arthur Marshall and Amanda Theunissen to pick some paperbacks. Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Thurs 10.2 am)
12.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Teresa McGonagle
Unknown: Arthur Marshall
Unknown: Amanda Theunissen

: The World This Weekend: News

presenter Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

Contributors

Presenter: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: News

: Gardeners' Question Time

Ken Ford invites Geoffrey Smith
Bill Sowerbutts and Chris Brickcll to answer questions which listeners have sent in by post. BCC Manchester
Questions on a postcard only to: Gardeners' Question Time, BBC. Woodhouse Lane , Leeds LS2 9PX

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Ford
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Chris Brickcll
Unknown: Woodhouse Lane

: Afternoon Theatre

Leaving by STEPHEN WAKELAM
Shirley Gillow is head of a large comprehensive in a difficult area, young for the job and good at it.
She's also active in local politics, a possible
Parliamentary candidate. On the face of it she has no doubts about her life, nor need of them, but events, relationships and feelings are building up, leading her to think again about her whole future.
Directed by TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Wakelam
Unknown: Shirley Gillow
Directed By: Tony Cliff

: News

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: Round Europe Quiz -1981

Contestants from ten countries challenge a resident team in England. Round 2
Poland v England
(End of Round 1 Scores; Poland 11, England 10) Poland:
Anthony Quinton (Chairman) with Karol MalcuzynskI
(journalist and politician) and Janusz Stefanowlcz
(Editor of the Catholic Weekly Universe) England:
Gordon Clough (Chairman) with Irene Thomas and John Julius Norwich Question researcher CHRISTOPHER WEBB
Producer TREVOR HILL BBC Manchester long wave only

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Quinton
Unknown: Karol Malcuzynski
Unknown: Janusz Stefanowlcz
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: John Julius Norwich
Unknown: Christopher Webb
Producer: Trevor Hill

: The Living World

The oak apple, the robin's pin-cushion and witches-broom are galls-precise reactions to certain small creatures or fungi. David Streeter and Peter France explore these bizarre biological oddities.
Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Thurs 9.30 am) long wave only

Contributors

Unknown: David Streeter
Producer: John Harrison

: News

long wave only

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits St Paul 's Cathedral as the final preparations are made for The Royal Wedding.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Mon 11.5 am) long wave only
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: St Paul
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News

followed by Continental Travel Information

: It Makes Me Laugh

John Ebdon invites you to share his enjoyment in recalling words, music and people that have tickled his sense of humour.
Producer BRIAN COOK

Contributors

Unknown: John Ebdon
Producer: Brian Cook

: Excursion to an Emperor

A portrait of AUGUSTUS
SMITH OF SCILLY (1804-72) by JOHN WILKIE
'The last example of a beneficient autocrat. a peaceful Frederick the Great, but bent on making people happy and prosperous after his own model, not according to their impulses. " All for the people, nothing through the people." '
Narrator CHRISTIAN RODSKA
Other parts by MICHAEL
SPICE, PAUL NICHOLSON and CAROLINE GOODALL
Contributions by ROBERT DORRIEN-SMITH ,
MRS CHRISTOPHER , PETER CLOUGH , ROY COOPER. FRANK GIBSON , ROY GRAHAM.
RICHARD JENKINS and JOHN WOOSNAM Directed by SHAUN MACLOUGHLIN
BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown: John Wilkie
Unknown: Paul Nicholson
Unknown: Caroline Goodall
Unknown: Robert Dorrien-Smith
Unknown: Mrs Christopher
Unknown: Peter Clough
Unknown: Roy Cooper.
Unknown: Frank Gibson
Unknown: Roy Graham.
Unknown: Richard Jenkins
Unknown: John Woosnam
Directed By: Shaun MacLoughlin
Augustus Smith: Andrew Hilton
W T Johns: Tim Bentinck

: Policing the 80s

In this nine-part series, William Woollard investigates the style and quality of law enforcement in Britain. 1: Class of 81
This year more than 2,000 recruits will go through basic training at the Metropolitan Police
Training School. Hendon. The programme concentrates on a small group of recruits nearing the end of their course. Producer PETER WINDOWS Editor JOCK GALLAGHER
BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown: William Woollard

: Music to Remember

BBC SVMPHONY ORCHESTRA leader RODNEY FRIEND conducted bv
RUDOLF SCHWARZ
Brahms Tragic Overture; Symphony No 3, in r

Contributors

Leader: Rodney Friend

: News

: Royal Necklace

Pearls of Queen Victoria's wisdom. Selected and strung by NEVILLE TELLER The Queen's thoughts about love, engagement, marriage, childbearing, and the family. with Dorothy Tutin as Queen Victoria
* The 5 January 1841 I think, dearest uncle, you cannot really wish me to be the mother of a numerous family - for I think you will see, with me, the great inconvenience a large family would be to us all and particularly to the country - independent of the hardship and inconvenience to myself. Men never think, at least seldom think, what a hard task it is for us women to go through this very often.
May 1860 ... All marriage is such a lottery. The happiness is always an exchange - though it may be a happy one. Still, the poor woman is bodily and morally the husband's slave. That always sticks in my throat. When I think of a merry, happy, free young girl, and look at the ailing, aching state a young wife generally is doomed to - that. you can't deny, is the penalty of marriage.' with John Livesey ,
Nicholas Courtnev and Theresa Streatfeild
Directed by JOHN THEOCRARIS

Contributors

Unknown: Dorothy Tutin
Unknown: John Livesey
Unknown: Nicholas Courtnev
Unknown: Theresa Streatfeild
Directed By: John Theocraris

: Weather

: News

: The Way Over the Hills

A Return to Wild Wales In the summer of 1854 GEORGE BORROW, English poet, eccentric, romantic, gypsy and walker, set out to explore the roads of Wales on foot, with ' satchel o'er my shoulder and my umbrella in my hand '. To mark the centenary of George Borrow's death on 26 July 1881, June Knox-
Mawer travels from her own home in the heart of North Wales along some of those roads and encounters some of the same sorts of people whom Borrow met on his memorable visit to what he called Wild Wales. Producer SIMON ELMES

Contributors

Producer: Simon Elmes

: Men of Faith and Reason

Six programmes in which David Winter illuminates the faith and thinking of theologians and philosophers whose Ideas affected subsequent generations of Christians and upon whose thought others built.
1: Augustine of Hippo Written by PENELOPE WALLACE
Reader COLIN SEMPER

Contributors

Unknown: David Winter
Written By: Penelope Wallace
Reader: Colin Semper

: Inside Parliament

Presented by David Cost Producer PETER ROBINS

Contributors

Presented By: David Cost
Producer: Peter Robins

: News

Weather,report; forecast followed by an Interlude








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