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7.15 Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye for Asian listeners BBC Birmingham
7.50 The Shape of God
DAVID WINTER looks at the characteristics of Jesus of Nazareth.
Whose Likeness is ThisT
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Religious news from home and abroad
Presenter Clive Jacobs Producer JOHN NEWBURY
DR THERESE VANIER appeals on behalf of L'Arche Ltd (reg no 264166) which helps mentally-handicapped people to become integrated into society by providing appropriate family life opportunities and a place in which to work.
Donations, preferably by crossed PO or cheque, to: [address removed]
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by Alistair Cooke
On St Luke 's s Day, Holy Communion from the Parish Church of St Saviour, Luton,
Bedfordshire. Celebrant CANON G. S. NORTHCOTT
Preacher THE REV JOHN ORME Hymns (English
Hymnal): Right dear, 0
God. are thy friends unto me (717): Son of God, Eternal Saviour (529); (100 Hvmns for
Today): We find thee,
Lord, in others' need (97); Lord Christ, who on thy heart didst bear (55)
Readings: Isaiah 35, vr 3-6 (rsv); Luke 10, vv 1-9 (RSV)
The service is sung to the Mass of Five Melodies (Patrick Appleford) Organist j. G. MARTIN
Canon G. S.
Directed by PETER WINDOWS Producer ANTON GILL
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Introduced by June Knox-Mawer , who meets the writer Russell Hoban at home: and presents some highlights from Woman's Hour,.
A second chance to hear the ten-part adventure serial in time and space by JAMES FOLLETT with Sean Arnold as Commander
Telson Amanda Murray as Sharna Kathryn Hurlbutt as Astra Haydn Wood as Darv Sonia Fraser as Angel One: Gordon Reid as Angel Two 7: New Blood
Telson and Sharna, two of the crew of the starship
Challenger, have entered the floating hulk of the Challenger's sister ship and discovered it houses a population that has no knowledge of anything outside their own small world. To them, Earth is eternity, and a request to be directed there is speedily agreed to.
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN
Derek Cooper surveys the food and drink scene, including a report from Rome on United Nations' World Food Day.
Producer JOY HATWOOD
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Presenter Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS
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visits Northumberland, where members of the Hexham Horticultural Society put their questions to
Professor Alan Gemmell and Geoffrey Smith
Qucstionmaster Ken Ford BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 10.2 am)
The Balkan Trilogy by OLIVIA MANNING
The last of three parts dramatised for radio by ERIC EWENS with Anna Massey , Jack Shepherd and Aubrey Woods
War in the Balkans has forced Harriet Pringle , married to Guy, a young university lecturer, to escape from Romania to Athens. She has had to leave her husband in Bucharest and has only one friend in Greece - Prince Yakimov!
Friends and Heroes
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN (First broadcast in 1974) (A sequel, ' The Lerant Trilogy ', starts on 23 November)
The eighth of ten programmes about archaeology in Britain and abroad.
The Crannogs of Scotland Man-made islands - hundreds of them - are being discovered in the Scottish lochs. Current examination shows they were built and lived on from the Bronze Age up to Medieval times.
Presenter Malcolm Billings Series producer
ROY HAYWARD. BBC Bristol long wave only
The Compleat Electric Angler
Terry Langford resorts to an unconventional form of fishing to find out if the warm water from a power station affects life in a reach of the River Thames Presented by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
(Rptd: Thurs 9.30 am) long wave only
Brian Johnston visits Whitstable in Kent.
Famous for its oysters, the town can claim several ' firsts ', including the first Sea Cadet Corps formed in 1854. It has an annual Blessing the Waters ceremony, a local dish called Pudding Pan Pie, and the game of Bat and Trap.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Mon 11.5 am) long wave only
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Round Two LONDON:
Louis Allen (Chairman) with Irene Thomas and John Julius Norwich NEW YORK:
Anthony Quinton (Chairman) with Brendan Gill (author and theatre critic of the New Yorker) and Shana Alexander
(journalist and author) Question researchers
BERNICE COUPE. JULIE BARTLE Producer TREVOR HILL BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 12.27 pm)
A portrait in miniature Eminent Victorians, written by GILES LYTTON STRACHEY, was first published in 1918. This collection of essays in iconoclasm shook the whole fabric of English biographical writing.
Strachey inaugurated a new type of biography - brief and brilliant - in which fact and reflection were fused together in a work of art as individual and creative as a novel. In conversation with Derek Parker , Michael Holroyd assesses
Strachey's contribution to the art of biography, describes his circle of friends, and tells of his early death from cancer and its tragic consequences for the woman who loved him. .with Daniel Massey as Lytton Strachey
Producer JOHN KNIGHT
Frank Delaney introduces the magazine programme about the books you read, borrow and buy, both new and old, from classics to comics.
Producer BRIAN COOK
(Rptd: Thurs 4.15 pm)
EUGENE SARBU (violin)
BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA leader DENNIS SIMONS conducted by SIR CHARLES GROVES
Hoist A Fugal Overture Mozart Violin Concerto No 5, in A (K 219)
Britten The Young
Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Producer PETER MARCHBANK BBC Manchester
The novel by A.J. Cronin, dramatised in five parts by Matthew Walters
With Iain Cuthbertson as James Brodie
Mary's flouting of her father's authority, and her relationship with Denis Foyle, have their inevitable and tragic consequence.
(Repeated: Tues 3.2 pm)
The fifth of 13 parts
Jesus Saves - or Does Her Gerald Priestland , with help ranging from a Goon to a Cardinal examines the mystery of what Jesus was doing on the cross and why he did it.
Almost every church service and every other hymn declares that
Christ sacrificed his life for us and that his death took away our sins. But we still die; we still commit sins; and they are our sins - aren't they - not his? The BBC Religious Affairs
Correspondent asks why the Crucifixion made any difference at all, and finds some answers in the idea of a God who is weak and who suffers like the rest of us. Music arranged by BARRY ROSE
Researcher PATRICK FORBES Producer CHRIS REES
(Repeated: Wed 4.0 pm) Companion notes for the series, 20p, from
Room 231, Broadcasting House, London W1A IAA An article by Gerald Priestland based on this programme will appear in THE LISTENER, issue dated 22 October
A nine-part series
The Rev Stanley Brinkman reflects on his experience of private prayer
4: The Seed Within
Producer ROGER HUTCHINGS BBC Manchester
A portrait of the man born 200 years ago who gave his name to the great firm of music publishers and helped to further the revival of music making in Britain. Written and presented by Michael Hurd
Other parts read by RANDAL HERLEY
Music specially recorded by DELIA FLETCHER accompanied by STEPHANIE BAMFORD and the BBC SINGERS Producer
STANLEY WILLIAMSON BBC Manchester
Mary Cowden Clarke:
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