6.55 Weather; programme news
7.15 Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye
7.50 The Shape of God SUSAN WILLIAMS with a meditation for the third Sunday of Advent. Matthew 11, vv 2-15 BBC Manchester
7.55 Weather: programme news
Presenter Clive Jacobs Producer DAVID COOMES
SIR HARRY SECOMBE appeals on behalf of Radio Lollipop (reg no
280817), which helps sick and handicapped children in hospitals throughout Britain, by relieving loneliness, fear and boredom.
Donations, preferably by crossed cheque or PO to: Radio Lollipop, [address removed].
8.55 Weather; programme news
by Alistair Cooke
The third of four broadcasts during Advent on the comings of God. The Coming of God in Jesus from The Queen's
College, Birmingham Introduced by the Principal
THE REV GORDON WAKEFIELD conducted by THE REV JOHN TAYLOR
Preacher DR FRANCES YOUNG Readings: Exodus 33, vv 18-23; John 1, vv 14,
16-18; Exodus 34, vv 29-35; 2 Corinthians 3, vv 12, 18, and 4, vv 3-6. Hymns: Let earth and heaven combine
(Methodist HB 142); On Jordan's bank the baptist's cry (Hymns and Songs 57); Lord Jesus Christ (Hymns and Songs
86); Lo, he comes with clouds descending (Methodist HB 264)
Pianist PETER HOLLIDAY BBC Birmingham
Producer ANTON GILL
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Introduced by Nigel Rees , who meets
' Superwoman ' Shirley Conran and her designer son Jasper; 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 RABINOWITZ
Written by FRANK MUIR and DENIS NORDEN
Producer CHARLES MAXWELL (First broadcast in 1959)
Derek Cooper 's topical guide to the food and drink scene.
Producer joy HATWOOD
HELP! page 87
12.55 Weather; programme news
Presenter Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only
The Levant Trilogy by OLIVIA MANNING
3: The Sum of Things with Anna Massey Jack Shepherd and Tim Woodward
Harriet and Guy Pringle are separated. Guy persuaded his wife for the sake of her health to leave Cairo, and to sail back to England. But there are rumours that Harriet's boat has been torpedoed. Guy also learns that the young officer,
Simon Boulderstone , has been severely wounded. Directed by DAVID SPENSER
(Tim Woodward is a National Theatre plauer)
keeps you up-to-date with the latest news in the antiques and art market, Introduced by Bruce Parker including
Saleroom Report by Huon Mallalien Producer SARAH PITT BBC Bristol long wave only
(Details- Thurs 9.30 am) lona wave onlu
Brian Johnston is in the Mendip Hills in Somerset. He visits Cheddar Caves, finds out about Priddy Fair , the growing of Christmas trees, the Mendip snails and Cheddar cheese
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Mon 11.5 am) long wave only
Down Your Way 1982
Calendar of Britain, EI.99, from retailers
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather: programme news long wave onlu
(Details: Friday 11.5 am)
BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA leader DENNIS SIMONS conducted by RONALD ZOLLMAN
JOHN BINGHAM (piano) Rossini Overture: The Italian girl in Algiers Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 1, in F sharp minor
Roussel Bacchus and Ariadne: Suite No 2 BBC Manchester
by Henry Fielding.
Adapted for radio in six parts by Hallam Tennyson.
In which Tom Jones rescues a muff from the flames; unmasks a hypocritical teacher; Is discovered in a compromising position; is thwarted in his love for Sophia Western and is robbed before leaving home.
(Repeated: Tues 3.2 pm) (Martin Jarvis is in "Caught in the Act" at the Garrick Theatre, London)
Adapted for radio by:
Music composed by:
Joseph, Her Son:
A plain man's guide to the Christian faith in 13 parts
13: Mr Ready-to -Halt's Crutches
Like Bunyan's pilgrim, Gerald Priestland reaches his journey's end, looks back over his pilgrimage and makes his decision. Everyone remembers the stirring words of Mr Valiant-for -Truth. The BBC's Religious Affairs
Correspondent identifies himself with the less heroic figure of the stumbling Mr Ready-to -Halt: ' Now I shall have no more need of these crutches, since yonder are chariots and horses for me to ride on.' The last words he was heard to say were: ' Welcome life! '
Music arranged by BARRY ROSE
Researcher PATRICK FORBES Producer CHRIS REES
(Repeated: Wed 4.0 pm) Book(sametitle),£3.50, from booksellers
In the first of three programmes
The Rev Hugh Jones considers a gift of God which it is costly to receive. Producer
MICHAEL SHOESMITH BBC Birmingham
Westminster committees at work - extracts and discussions.
Presenter Noel Lewis Producer PETER ROBINS
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude