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: Morning Has Broken

6.55 Weather: programme news

: News

: Sunday Papers

7.15 Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye
BBC Birmingham
7.45 Bells
7.50 The Shape of God NEIL RICHARDSON with a meditation for All Saints' Day. Matthew 5, vv 1-12 BBC Manchester
7.55 Weather: programme news


Unknown: God Neil Richardson

: 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

St Mary Magdalene ,
Whalton, Northumberland is a unique example of a well-developed medieval Church. VERONICA HEATH appeals for help with its preservation.
Donations, preferably by crossed cheque or PO to: [address removed]
8.55 Weather: programme news


Unknown: St Mary Magdalene

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cookr


Unknown: Alistair Cookr

: Morning Service

from Victoria Road Baptist Church, Sutton Coldlield conducted by the Minister, THE REV ALAN PAIN Hymns and songs:
Thanks be to God who gives us the victory; All hail the power of Jesus s name; Majesty, worship his majesty; This is the feast; Blow, thou cleansing wind from heaven
Readings: John 14. vv
15-19; Acts 1, vv 7-8; Act* 2, vv 1-4
Organist CHRIS KING Pianist LYN PAIN
BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Sutton Coldlield
Organist: Chris King
Pianist: Lyn Pain

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
BBC Birmingham


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

: Weekend

Introduced bv June Knox-Mawer who talked to the actress
Hermione Baddeley who was on a visit from America: and presents some highlights from Woman's Hour.


Unknown: Hermione Baddeley

: Earthsearch

A second chance to hear the ten-part adventure serial in time and space by JAMES FOLLETT
9: Star Cluster - Tersus Nine
Having destroyed the warrior android, Fagor, and returned safely to the starship Challenger, the crew have resumed their journey in search of Earth and are heading - in a state of suspended animation - for Tersus Nine.
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

: The Food Programme

The Food Programme visits the City of Birmingham Polytechnic. With Derek Cooper to discuss issues raised by the students and staff, are Arnold Bender (Professor of Nutrition at Queen Elizabeth College). John Fletcher (Managing Director of Asda Superstores) and Pru Leith (food writer and restaurateur).

12.55 Weather: programme news


Presenter: Derek Cooper
Interviewee: Arnold Bender
Interviewee: John Fletcher
Interviewee: Pru Leith
Producer: Joy Hatwood

: 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

Ken Ford invites Bill Sowerbutts
Professor Alan Gemmell and Clay Jones to answer questions which listeners have sent in by post.
Questions on a postcard only addressed to:
Gardeners' Question Time. BBC, Woodhouse Lane , Leeds LS2 9PX
BBC Manchester


Unknown: Professor Alan Gemmell
Unknown: Clay Jones
Unknown: Woodhouse Lane

: Afternoon Theatre

Allies and Cellars by VALERIE WINDSOR
1868 - India - and Eleanor is excitedly anticipating her marriage to The Rev Lvtton Manderbill , who will then take up his appointment in England. From the sultry heat of India, Eleanor comes to a cool English spring, to the strange house with its sombre atmosphere, unexplained attics and dark, grim cellars - and into the care of a man she realises she has never really" understood.
Music and special effects by ILONA SEKACZ
Ondes Martenot played by JOHN MORTON
Directed by KAY PATRICK BBC Manchester


Unknown: Lvtton Manderbill
Unknown: Ilona Sekacz
Unknown: Ondes Martenot
Played By: John Morton
Directed By: Kay Patrick
Eleanor: Valerie Georgeson
Lytton Manderbill: John Rowe

: News

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: Origins

The last of ten programmes about archaeology in Britain and abroad. The Lunt
It was long thought to be a typical Roman fort, but when excavation started in the 60s it was found to be anything but typical. Now partially restored, it is the only cavalry training centre known in the Roman Empire.
Presenter Malcolm Billings Producer ROY HAYWARD BBC Bristol long wave only

: The Living World

The winning of gravel for man's buildings wounds the landscape, but nature quickly moves in. Teal and tufted duck; snipe and siskin; reeds and rushes soon arrive to heal the scars.
A Radio Nature Trail around a gravel pit near Coventry.
Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Thurs 9.30 am) long wave only


Producer: John Harrison

: News

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: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits Droitwich (Details: 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

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: Transatlantic Quiz

Six contests between teams in London and in New York. Round 4
Louis Alien (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 Manrhester


Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Anthony Quinton
Unknown: Brendan Gill
Unknown: Shana Alexander
Unknown: Julie Bartle
Producer: Trevor Hill

: Are the Reports of Darwin's Death Exaggerated?

Accusations like
' perpetrating Marxism - sound like extremist politics, but they refer to the practice of classifying plants and animals. Some experts have come to doubt the father of modern evolution,
Charles Darwin , and these doubts have alarmed and outraged more traditional scientists.
Peter France asks whether there's an alternative theory of evolution on the ascendant.


Unknown: Charles Darwin
Unknown: Peter France
Producer: Brian Leith

: Bookshelf

Frank Delaney introduces the magazine programme about books.


Introduces: Frank Delaney
Producer: Brian Cook

: Music to Remember

GRAHAM EVANS (basset-horn)
Haydn Symphony No 64, in A
Mendelssohn Concert-piece in D minor for clarinet, basset-horn and orchestra
Dvorak Nocture in B major, for strings
Mozart Symphony No 28, in c (K 200)
BBC Manchester


Leader: Barry Wilde
Conducted By: Christopher Seaman
Clarinet: George MacDonald
Basset-Horn: Graham Evans
Unknown: Dvorak Nocture

: News

: Hatter's Castle

The novel by A. J. CRONIN dramatised in five parts by MATTHEW WALTERS
Part 4
Directed by STEWART CONN BBC Scotland


Novel By: A. J. Cronin
Unknown: Matthew Walters
Directed By: Stewart Conn
James Brodie: Lain Cuthberlson
Mrs Brodie: Gwyneth Guthrie
Matt: Bill Paterson
Nessie: Jennifer Angus
Dr Renwick: John Shedden
Grierson: John Grieve
Paxton: David Steuart
: Sheila Latimer
Gran: Sheila Donald
Nancy: Isobel Gardner
Sir John Latta: Brown Derby
Narrator: Robert Trotter

: Weather

: News

: Priestland's Progress

A plain man's guide to the Christian faith in 13 parts.
7; 7'he Ghost that Came to Dinner
Gerald Priestland attempts to draw a profile of that mysterious and elusive third person of the Trinity, the Holy Spirit. If God is the Father, and Jesus the Son, where does the Holy Ghost fit into the family? The BBC's Religious Affairs
Correspondent describes how the idea of the Spirit split the churches of East and West; how it is ' no bird to be locked up in anyone's gilded cage ', and how it is bringing new life and energy to many churches today.
Music arranged by BARRY ROSE
(Repeated: Wed 4.0 pm) Book (same title), £3.50, from retailers from 13 November
An article by Gerald Priestland based on this programme will appear in THE LISTENER, issue dated 5 November


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

: Before the Ending of the Day

The late evening Service of Compline for the Feast of All Saints is sung by the ERIC BARNES SINGERS from St Alban's
Church, Holborn.

: Inside Parliament

Westminster committees at work.
Presenter Rodney Foster Producer PETER ROBINS


Presenter: Rodney Foster
Producer: Peter Robins

: News

Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude

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