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: Morning Has Broken

6.55 Weather: programme news

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: Sunday Papers

7.15 Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye
BBC Birmingham
7.45 Bells
7.50 The Shape of God With SUSAN WILLIAMS Luke 4. vv 14-21 BBC Manchester
7.55 Weather: programme news

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presenter Clive Jacobs Producer DAVID COOMES


Presenter: Clive Jacobs
Producer: David Coomes

: Week's Good Cause

The Rt. Rev. David Sheppard, Bishop of Liverpool, appeals on behalf of Compass (reg no 507313) which provides a counselling service in the Merseyside area for people suffering from mental and emotional difficulties and distress.
Donations, preferably by crossed PO or cheque, to: Compass, [address removed]

8.55 Weather: programme news


Speaker: The Rt. Rev. David Sheppard

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Morning Service

The second of four broadcasts during Advent on the comings of God. 2: The Coming of God in His Messengers
Holy Communion (Rite A) from the Church of the Holy Trinity, Cookham-on-Thame*
Celebrant and preacher THE REV JOHN GROVER assisted by THE REV KEITH BLACKBURN and DEACONESS ANGELA BUTLER Epistle: Romans 15. vv 4 13 (NEB). Gospel: Luke 4, vv 14-21 (NEB). Hymns (A&M r): Low. he comes with clouds descending (51): Come, thou long-expected Jesus (54); 0 ccme. 0 come. Emmanuel (49); Thanks to God, whose word was spoken
(100 Hymns forToday, 90). Anthem: And the glory of the Lord (Handel)
Service: Robert Walker in E
Musical director


Unknown: John Grover
Assisted By: The Rev Keith Blackburn
Assisted By: Deaconess Angela Butler
Unknown: Robert Walker
Organist: Michael Newton
Unknown: Howard Tocock

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
BBC Birtningham


Producer: Anton Gill
Editor: Anthony Parkin

: Weekend

Introduced by Nigel Rees , who discusses the Spirit of Adventure with climber Chris Bonington and cave-diver Geoff Yeaden , and presents some highlights from Woman's Hour.


Introduced By: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Chris Bonington
Unknown: Geoff Yeaden

: Smash of the Day

Take It From Here starring Jimmy Edwards Dick Bentley
June Whitfield
Producer CHARLES MAXWELL (First broadcast in 1959)


Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: Dick Bentley
Unknown: June Whitfield
Unknown: Wallas Eaton
Conducted By: Harry Rabinõwitz
Written By: Frank Muir
Written By: Denis Norden
Producer: Charles Maxwell

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper 's regular round-up, including suggestions on the best of the new cookery books to buy for Christmas gifts. Producer JOY HATWOOD
12.55 Weather: programme news


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: The World This Weekend: News

Presenter Gordon ('tough Editor DEREK LEWIS
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only


Editor: Derek Lewis

: News

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Kent where members of the Maidstone and District Allotment and Gardens Association put their questions to
Professor Alan Gemmell Clay Jones and Peter Seabrook
Questionmaster Ken Ford BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 10.2 am)


Unknown: Professor Alan Gemmell
Unknown: Clay Jones
Unknown: Peter Seabrook
Unknown: Questionmaster Ken

: Afternoon Theatre

The Levant Trilogy bv OLIVIA MANNING dramatised by ERIC EWENS 2: The Battle Lostand Won with Anna Massey Jack Shepherd and Tim Woodward
Harriet and Guy Pringle are in Egypt, where Guy is the new Director of the Institute for English Studies.
(Tim Woodward is a National Theatre player)


Unknown: Olivia Manning
Dramatised By: Eric Ewens
Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: Jack Shepherd
Unknown: Tim Woodward
Unknown: Guy Pringle
Directed By: David Spenser
Unknown: Tim Woodward

: News

long wave only

: The Week's Antiques

with Bruce Parker Including advice on auctions; personalities and their collections, and Saleroom Report by Huon Mallalieu. Producer SARAH PITT BBC Bristol long wave only


Unknown: Bruce Parker
Unknown: Huon Mallalieu.
Producer: Sarah Pitt

: The Living World

(Details: Thurs 9.30 am) long wave only

: News

long wave only

: Down Your Way

in Livingston, Scotland (Details. Mon U.5 am) long wave only
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather: programme news long wave only

: News

: A Walk in the Dark

(Details. Wed 12.27 pm)

: You The Jury

(Details: Friday 11.5 am)

: Bookshelf

(Details: Thurs 4.15 pm)

: Music to Remember

BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Tchaikovsky Serenade for strings, conducted by SEIJI OZAWA
Sibelius Symphony No 7, in c. conducted by SIR COLIN DAVIS
WCRB recording from Boston Symphony
Transcription Trust (Rpl)


Conducted By: Seiji Ozawa
Conducted By: Sir Colin Davis

: News

: Tom Jones: 1: Gentleman, Foundling and Bastard

by Henry Fielding.

Adapted for radio in six parts by Hallam Tennyson.
With Anton Lesser as Tom Jones, Kathryn Hurlbutt as Sophia Western,Clifford Rose as Squire Allworthy, Peter Jeffrey as Squire Western, and Martin Jarvis as Henry Fielding.
In which Squire Allworthy adopts Tom Jones; Bridget Allworthy marries Captain Blifil and bears him a son. And the young Tom falls into the arms of Molly Seagrim, to the distress of Squire Western's daughter Sophia.


Author: Henry Fielding
Adapted for radio by: Hallam Tennyson
Music composed by: Ilona Sekacz
Director: Martin Jenkins
Henry Fielding: Martin Jarvis
Tom Jones: Anton Lesser
Sophia Western: Kathryn Hurlbutt
Master Blifil: Andrew Secombe
Squire Allworthy: Clifford Rose
Squire Western: Peter Jeffrey
Bridget Allworthy: Frances Jeater
Blifil: Michael Spice
Molly Seagrim: Helen Worth
George Seagrim: Brian Haines
Goody Seagrim: Celia Ryder
Parson Supple: Nicholas Courtney
Goody Brown: Pauline Letts
Mr Thwackum: Hugh Dickson
Mrs Wilkins: Hilda Schroeder
Mrs Honour: Elizabeth Morgan

: News

: Priestland's Progress

A plain man's guide to the Christian faith. in 13 parts.
12: Some Hope!
In the penultimate instalment of his journey, Gerald Priestland asks what hope Christianity offers for this life and the next. Of faith, hope and charity, hope is the neglected virtue. The
BBC's Religious Affairs Correspondent finds that the Christian hope - that God is on the side of all of us - underlies our instinct that life is not absurd, but has a purpose. He finds special hope in the intuitions of women.
Music arranged by BARRY ROSE


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

: A Place Apart

Last of nine programmes The Rev
Stanley Brinkman reflects on his experience of private prayer
Producer ROGER HUTCHINGS BBC Manchester


Unknown: Stanley Brinkman
Producer: Roger Hutchings

: Inside Parliament

Westminster committees at work - extracts and discussions.
Presenter Noel Lewis Producer PETER ROBINS


Presenter: Noel Lewis
Producer: Peter Robins

: News

Weather report: forecast followed by an interlude

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