6.55 Weather: travel: programme news
7.10 Sunday Papers
7.15 Apna Hi Ghar fiamajhlye for Asian listeners BBC Birmingham
7.50 The Shape of God THE REV DAVID WINWOOD with a meditation for the fifth Sunday before Christmas
Matthew 24, w 37-44
7.55 Weather; travel; programme news
Religious news from home andabroad.
Presenter Michael Cooke Producer ROGER hutching BBC Manchester
LORD soper talks about the wotk of Crisis at
Christmas, which helps to relieve poverty and suffering among single homeless people who are in distress.
Donations by cheque or PO to: Lord Soper Crisis at Christmas [address removed]
8.SS Weather; travel: programme news
by Alistair Cooke
Mass of Christ the King from the Roman
Catholic Chaplaincy of the Selly Oak Colleges InBirmingham
Introduced by DR MARY HALL Celebrant BISHOP PATRICK-AUGUSTINE KALILOMBE
Readings: Daniel 7, vv 13-14; Apocalypse 1. w 5-8; John 18, w 33-37 Hymns: Praise to my Lord; Be a rock of refuge; Our God reigns: All that I am: Do not be afraid; Father, I place into your hands BBC Birmingham
Omnibus edition Script editor
DIANE CULVERHOUSE Producer
Agricuttural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Introduced by June Knox-Mawer who talks to Lady Diana Cooper and her son John Julius Norwich ; and presents some
Woman's Hour highlights.
By popular request, another chance to hear some of the most successful comedy shows. All Gas and Gaiters The Bishop Takes a Holiday starring Robertson Hare William Mervyn , John Barron , Jonathan Cecil George Woodbridge Doris Hare
Nell McDermott Betty Baskeomb
Written and adapted for radio from the television series by PAULINE DEVANEY and EDWIN APPS
Producer DAVID HATCH
(First broadcast in 1972)
Have a Good Dinner. You Folks!
Derek Cooper flies to
California, sampling a hot meal over the cold ice floes of Greenland and discovering why cabin crews never stop drinking.
In the Napa Valley he's told It's chic to own a ' boutique ' vineyard, meets an English couple running a ' gourmet diner ' and receives strange messages from the tube.
Producer joy hatwood
11.55 Weather; programme news
Presenter Gordon Clough Editor derck LEWIS
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only
visits Somerset where members of the Taunton and District
Gardeners' Association put their questions to Geoffrey Smith Clay Jones
■and Dr Stefan Buczackl
Questionmaster Ken Ford BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 10.2 am)
1N0 Ordinary Light by HALLAM TENNYSON
. The light has gone out of our lives. The light has gone out, I said, and yet I was wrong, for the light that has shone in this country was no ordinary light.' (NEHRU) Directed by DAVID SPENSER
(Details: Thurs 10.2 am) long wave only
Foulness Island to the human eye is flat and featureless but a bird sees it as a rich haven alongside the huge expanse of Maplin Sands. Derek Jones and John Andrews join 5,000 geese on the Essex coast.
Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
long wave only
followed by travel; programme news long wave only
Brian Johnston visits Ilminster in Somerset. He discovers a quiet country town but with a surprising amount ot industry, lots of associations with famous people, and a snuff-taking champion.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Mon 11.3 am) long wave only
5.50 Shipping forecast Jong wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news long wave only
with PAULINE BUSHNELL
The last of four profiles of allegedly seminal figures by Ray Gosling. Peooy Duff
Chain-smoking sergeant-major of CND, she put her left, left, left foot forward and loud-hailed anti-Armageddonlst hordes towards portable toilets and hot sweet tea.... with James Cameron
Sheila Cooper. Michael Foot , Olive Gibbs and A. J. P. Taylor
Producer ALASTAIR WILSON BBC Manchester
7.0 Travel; programme news
A. J. P.
by TED WILLIS
A serial in five parts adapted by the author from his novel. with Annette Crosbie and Richard Pasco 2: Death in West Hampstead
The police have discovered where Mark Ritchie is in hiding - but what about the papers that he left behind? Narrator TED WILLIS
Directed by CHRISTOPHER VENNING
(Richard Pasco is an associate artist olthe RSC)
DC Supt Dell:
Frank Delaney presents the magazine programme lor browsers and bookworms.
Producer KATE PENTON
BBC SCOTTISH SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA led by sergei bezkorvant conducted by JOHN lubsock Britten Four Sea
Interludes (Peter Grimes) Schumann Symphony No 3 (The Rhenish) BBC Scotland
by ANTHONY TROLLOPS (1)
Plastic bullets should not be issued to Securitu Forces in the UK
A series of 13 programmes
The Rev Stanley Brlnkman reflects on his experience of private prayer.
6: My Lady Poverty
Producer ROGER butchinoi BBC Manchester
Presenter Jon Sllvermaa
Producer peter robins
Weather report; forecast followed by an Interlude