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: Morning Has Broken

6.55 Weather; programme news

: News

: Sunday Papers

7.15 Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye for Asian listeners BBC Birmingham
7.45 Bells
7.50 The Shape of God
DAVID WINTER looks at the characteristics of Jesus of Nazareth.
The Great Commandment
7155 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Ghar Samajhiye

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Religious news from home and abroad.
Presenter Clive Jacobs Producer DAVID COOMES


Presenter: Clive Jacobs
Producer: David Coomes

: Week's Good Cause

FRANK MUIR appeals on behalf of the National
Bureau for Handicapped Students (reg no 271051) which helps handicapped young people and adults in education and training. Donations, preferably by crossed PO or cheque, to; National Bureau for
Handicapped Students, [address removed]
8.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Frank Muir

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from Brunswick Methodist Church, Swansea, South Glamorgan conducted by THE REV CYRIL E. PERRY
Hymns: All things praise thee Lord most high (MHB 29); 0 thou who earnest from above (MHB 386); Lord Jesus Christ you have come to us (MH & s
86); When all thy mercies O my God (MHB 413)
Readings: Psalm 97, vv
1-9; Colossians 3, vv 12-17 Organist HOWARD COOKE BBC Wales


Unknown: Cyril E. Perry
Organist: Howard Cooke

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
BBC Birmingham


Directed By: Peter Windows
Producer: Anton Gill
Editor: Anthony Parkin

: Weekend

Introduced by June Knox-Mawer who boards the SB Scone to meet Sara and Stephen Mallett at home on their sailing barge: and presents some highlights from Woman's Hour.


Introduced By: June Knox-Mawer
Unknown: Stephen Mallett

: Earthsearch

A second chance to hear the ten-part adventure serial in time and space by JAMES FOLLETT with and 8: Marooned
The crew of the starship Challenger have escaped from the dangers found aboard its sister-ship, only to discover that the Challenger itself has vanished!
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN
Book (same title), hardback £7.50, paperback £1.65, from retailers


Unknown: James Follett
Directed By: Glyn Dearman
Commander Telson: Sean Arnold
Sharna: Amanda Murray
Astra: Kathryn Hurlbutt
Darv: Haydn Wood
Angel One: Sonia Fraser
Angel Two: Gordon Reid
Fagor: Siôn Probert

: The Food Programme

... delights in good food and drink; campaigns against the bad; analyses developments in the industry and recommends the best value for money. Presenter Derek Cooper Producer JOY HATWOOD
12.55 Weather; programme news


Presenter: Derek Cooper

: The World This Weekend: News

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


Presenter: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: News

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Powys, where members of Llangynidr Gardening Association put their questions to Bill Sowerbutts
Professor Alan Gemmell and Clay Jones
Questionmaster Ken Ford BBC Manchester


Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Professor Alan Gemmell

: Afternoon Theatre

The Dark Horse by MICHAEL ABBENSETTS A black mp? Why not? Blake Grant , barrister, life-long party member, caring local councillor, is about to find out.
Directed by PENNY GOLD


Unknown: Michael Abbensetts
Unknown: Blake Grant
Directed By: Penny Gold

: News

long wave only

: Origins

Ninth of ten programmes The Megalith Builders
An excavation now going on by a Swedish team of archaeologists at County Sligo, Eire, has completely altered our knowledge of Mesolithic and Neolithic people in Western Europe. Presenter Malcolm Billings Series producer ROY HAYWARD BBC Bristol long wave only

: The Living World

A magazine edition with news of what's happening to wildlife and the countryside. Presented by Peter France
(Repeated: Thurs 9.30 am) long wave only


Presented By: Peter France
Producer: Anne Blair Gould

: News

long wave only

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits the small town of Clun in south-west Shropshire. It's a quiet, rather remote area, with forestry and farming the chief industries and.the breeding of pedigree Clun Forest Sheep a speciality.
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


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News

: Transatlantic Quiz

Six contests between teams in London and in New York, Round 3 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 and JULIE BARTLE
Producer TREVOR HILL BBC Manchester


Unknown: Louis Allen
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Anthony Quinton
Unknown: Brendan Gill
Unknown: Shana Alexander
Unknown: Bernice Coupe
Unknown: Julie Bartle
Producer: Trevor Hill

: Men of Granite

' Wherever there's a hole in the ground, there's a Cornishman at the bottom of it.' (LOCAL LORE) I wouldn't do anything else in this mine; I love her. She's bin a father and a mother to me.'
1 I believe that Cornwall will see a long-term revival in hard-rock mining. The world wants minerals, minerals there are in Cornwall, and the world will have to pay the commercial price it costs to extract them from Cornwall.'
Derek Robinson tells the 3,000-year story of tin in Cornwall, and through the words of the tinners themselves, examines the hopes for the future of an industry which has made the Cornish miner a breed apart. with John Brock.
Brian Calver. Dr Peter Hackett , David Penhaligon , mp,
David Richards. Leonard Thomas , Jack Trounson Producer SIMON ELMES


Unknown: David Penhaligon.Mp
Unknown: Derek Robinson
Unknown: John Brock.
Unknown: Brian Calver.
Unknown: Dr Peter Hackett
Unknown: David Penhaligon
Unknown: David Richards.
Unknown: Leonard Thomas
Unknown: Jack Trounson
Producer: Simon Elmes

: Bookshelf

Frank Delaney introduces the magazine programme about the books you read, borrow and buy, both new and old, from classics to comics.
(Repeated: Thurs 4.15 pm)


Introduces: Frank Delaney
Producer: Brian Cook

: In Praise of God

A meditation with music, on the sea in human life, devised and narrated by The Rev Stanley Pritchard , Appeals Director of the Fishermen's Mission (Scotland)
Organist THOMAS TROTTER Producer HUBERT HOSKINS (In Praise of God for
Music is on 22 November on Radio 4)


Unknown: Stanley Pritchard
Readers: Jill Balcon
Readers: Gary Watson
Unknown: St Margaret
Soloists: Richard Hickox
Soloists: Stephen Varcoe
Organist: Thomas Trotter
Producer: Hubert Hoskins

: Villi and the Raven

Bill Campbell must be the only broadcaster to have received awards in both the Soviet Union
(The Soviet Radio Award 1968) and the United Kingdom (Pye Radio
Award 1980) for his short stories.
In this true story he
(' Villi ') describes an extraordinary couple he met in the Caucasus, whose lives had been profoundly altered by an action of the British government.


Unknown: Bill Campbell
Producer: Hugh Purcell

: News

: Hatter's Castle

The novel by A. J. CRONIN dramatised in five parts by MATTHEW WALTERS with 3: Brodie and his wife are affected in very different ways by their son Matt's return from India.
Directed by STEWART CONN BBC Scotland


Novel By: A. J. Cronin
Unknown: Matthew Walters
Directed By: Stewart Conn
James Brodie: Lain Cuthbertson
Matt: And Bill Paterson
Narrator: Robert Trotter
Paxton/Soper: David Steuart
Grierson: John Grieve
Mrs Brodie: Gwyneth Guthrie
Nessie: Jennifer Angus
Gran/Landlady: Sheila Donald
Worker/Drunk: Lawrence Ventre
Nancy: Isobel Gardner
Agnes: Doreen Cameron

: Weather

: News

: Priestland's Progress

A plain man's guide to the Christian faith in 13 parts.
6: One-Way System
Gerald Priestland tries to look objectively at
Christianity's claim to be the unique way to salvation and the Kingdom of Heaven.
Jesus said ' I am the Way ... No man comes to the Father, but by me.' The BBC's Religious
Affairs Correspondent asks if this is not unfair to those who - largely by accident of birth - don't happen to be Christians? Does God really reject Jews, Hindus and Muslims? Or do all the great religions lead to his Kingdom?
Drama by BRIAN SIBLEY Music arranged by BARRY ROSE
(Repeated: Wed 4.0 pm) Companion notes for the series, 20p, from
Room 231, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA. An article by Gerald
Priestland based on this programme will appear in THE LISTENER, issue dated 29 October


Unknown: Gerald Priestland
Unknown: Brian Sibley
Arranged By: Barry Rose
Unknown: Patrick Forbes
Producer: Chris Rees

: A Place Apart

A nine-part series
The Rev Stanley Brinkman reflects on his experience of private prayer.
5: My Lady Poverty
Producer ROGER HUTCHINGS BBC Manchester


Unknown: Stanley Brinkman
Producer: Roger Hutchings

: Inside Parliament

Westminster committees at work - extracts and discussions.
Presenter Rodney Foster Producer PETER ROBINS


Presenter: Rodney Foster
Producer: Peter Robins

: News

Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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