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715 Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye for Asian listeners
BBC Birmingham long wave only
7.45 Bells: long wave only
7.50 The Shape of God John MATTHEWS reflects on the meaning of the Eucharist.
The Body of Christ long wave only
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Presenter Clive Jacobs Producer JOHN NEWBURY long wave only
THE COUNTESS OF LONGFORD appeals on behalf of the Lady Margaret Hall
Settlement (reg no 207428), a social action group in South London tackling poverty and unemployment.
Donations, preferably by crossed PO or cheque, to: Lady Margaret Hall Settlement,
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8.59 Continental Travel Information
by Alistair Cooke
from the American Church in London
THE REV BRIAN T. HARTLEY Preacher
THE REV ROBERT B. LANZT Hymns (from the United States Forces' Hymn
Book): Immortal, invisible, God only wise (49,: 0 Love, that wilt not let me go (133);
Love divine, all loves excelling (463)
Anthems: I see God
(Mencher); Wondrous love (traditional)
Reading (from the New
American Standard Bible): I John 2, vv 9-11 and 3, v 11
Organist CYNTHIA SLEEMAN
Directed by ANTON GILL Producer
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Introduced by June Knox-Mawer, who talks to
Valerie Fitzgerald about her novel Zemindar. winner of this year
Historical Novel Prize in memory of Georgette Heyer ; and presents some highlights from Woman's Hour.
A ten-part adventure serial in time and space bV JAMES FOLLETT
2 First Footprint City
The starship Challenger has returned to its solar system after a 115-year-long search for a planet suitable for colonisation. The crew discovers that the Earth has vanished and that the Moon is now journeying around the Sun in the orbit that the Earth once occupied!
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN
Book (same title), £1.65 paperbacfc, £7.50 hardback, from bookshops
delights in good food and drink; campaigns against the bad; analyses developments in the industry; recommends the bargains and investigates your complaints.
Presented by Derek Cooper
12.55 Weather; programme news
Presenter Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS
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visits Cumbria, where members of the Natland and Oxenholme Village Hall put their questions to Bill Sowerbutts
Professor Alan Gemmell and Clay Jones.
Questionmaster Ken Ford BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 10.2 am)
The Prisoner's Wife by BILL LYONS with Angela Pleasence as Mary and Michael Graham Cox as Steve
What do you do when you lose your job? Steve blows his redundancy money on a ' character cottage ' and moves from South London to Somerset. It's a wonderful life for the kids, and the village really is a self-contained community - but perhaps a bit too self-contained for anybody's good.
Directed by JANE MORGAN
Series of ten programmes 3: Poland
As the nation reshapes its political future, an energetic programme of archaeology is going on in Poland to discover and preserve its past.
Town centres have been restored to their medieval grandeur, and a nationwide survey is producing a comprehensive atlas of ancient sites, out of which has come the earliest evidence for wheeled transport in Europe.
Malcolm Billings reports, accompanied by John Howell of St John's College, Oxford, a specialist in East European prehistory. Producer ROY HAYWARD BBC Bristol long wave only
Wildlife news with Peter France
Producer ANNE BLAIR GOULD BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Thurs 9.30 am) long wave only
Brian Johnston visits
Coggeshall. The centre of an important seed-growing area, it is known to some as ' the antiques capital of Essex '. It boasts a factory that makes isinglass, an ingredient of beer and wine; a Petanque team; and it's the home of the first lady to ride in the Grand National.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Mon 11.5 am) long wave only
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followed by Continental Travel Information
Further adventures in the life of an unrepentant pools winner by WALLY K. DALY Also featuring with this week: Norma Ronald John Graham and Jenny Lee
Theme music by JIM PARKER Producer
JOHN FAWCETT WILSON
(Repeated: Wed 12.27 pm)
his wife Annabel:
The Manchester University 'Umbrella Theatre Company' is just one of hundreds of groups that are taking part in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year. To the 25 students that make up the company, however, the first performances mark the culmination of weeks of hard work and frantic organisation.
Anne Brown has been following them from the time they selected their six shows, through rehearsals and the first performance of their lunchtime show. Stitches, and right up until that moment of truth when they opened The Scotsman to read their first review.
Producer JANE MARSHALL BBC Birmingham
A nine-part series in which William Woollard investigates the style and quality of law enforcement in Britain today.
8: Brixton to Toxteth
In the aftermath of this summer's riots, how can the police best maintain law and order among the disaffected communities of Britain's inner cities? Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham (Revised repeat)
BBC SCOTTISH SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA led by ANGUS ANDERSON conducted by ANTONIO DE ALMEIDA
Lalo Overture: Le roi d'Ys
Duparc Symphonic Poem: Lénore
Bizet Symphony in c BBC Scotland
Translated by C. K. SCOTT MONCRIEFF
Dramatised for radio in seven parts by D. G. BRIDSON
7: The Reckoning
Julien has achieved all his dreams of glory: all but publicly declared the illegitimate son of a duke, he is in the nobility ' by courtesy ' - and a commissioned officer engaged to the daughter of a rich marquis. He is on the up-and-up, until the Marquis receives a compromising letter from one Mme de Renal ...
Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Tues 3.2 pm) (Starting next Sunday: Lost Horizon by James Hilton )
C. K. Scott
Marquis de la Mole:
Mme de Renal:
Edward Blishen , Antony Hopkins and Rodney Slatford in conversation with Brian Redhead Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
David Winter illuminates the faith and thinking of theologians and philosophers whose ideas affected subsequent generations of Christians and upon whose thought others built.
6: Soren Kierkegaard by PENELOPE WALLACE Reader Colin Semper
Robert Hardy presents a series of seven pictorial journeys through history, creating a kaleidoscope of British life.
6: Painting the Town
Glimpses of the ways in which the British have contrived to revel the night away down the centuries.
Recalled by OLIVE GREGG HARRY LANDIS and WILLIAM ROBERTS with SHEILA MATHEWS
CHARLES YOUNG AND HIS
SINGERS AND MUSICIANS
Compiled by GERALD FROW Producer JOHN DYAS
(Charles West is in ' Annie ' at the Victoria Palace Theatre, London)
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude