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7.15 Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye
7.50 The Shape of God With SUSAN WILLIAMS Luke 4. vv 14-21 BBC Manchester
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Presenter Clive Jacobs Producer DAVID COOMES
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]
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The Rt. Rev. David
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
Organist MICHAEL NEWTON Ringing master HOWARD TOCOCK
The Rev Keith
Producer ANTON GILL
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
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.
Take It From Here starring Jimmy Edwards Dick Bentley
With WALLAS EATON
AND THE KEYNOTES
THE BBC REVUE ORCHESTRA conducted by HARRY RABINÕWITZ
Written by FRANK MUIR and DENIS NORDEN
Producer CHARLES MAXWELL (First broadcast in 1959)
Derek Cooper 's regular round-up, including suggestions on the best of the new cookery books to buy for Christmas gifts. Producer JOY HATWOOD
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Presenter Gordon ('tough Editor DEREK LEWIS
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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)
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.
Directed by DAVID SPENSER
(Tim Woodward is a National Theatre player)
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
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in Livingston, Scotland (Details. Mon U.5 am) long wave only
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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)
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.
Adapted for radio by:
Music composed by:
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
Researcher PATRICK FORBES
Producer CHRIS REES
Last of nine programmes The Rev
Stanley Brinkman reflects on his experience of private prayer
Producer ROGER HUTCHINGS BBC Manchester
Westminster committees at work - extracts and discussions.
Presenter Noel Lewis Producer PETER ROBINS
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