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7.11 Sunday Papers long wave only
7.15 Apna HI Ghar
Samajhiye: for Asians BBC Birmingham long wave only
7.45 Bells: long wave only
7.50 The Shape of God
THE REV PETER TIMMS with a meditation for the eighth Sunday after
Pentecost: John 15, w 16-27: long wave only


Unknown: Peter Timms

: News

8.11 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presenter Ted Harrison Producer DAVID coomes


Presenter: Ted Harrison
Producer: David Coomes

: Week's Good Cause

LADY RICHARDSON talks about the work of the Leprosy Mission (211432). which brings relief to over 30 countries.
Donations, by cheque or PO to: [address removed]


Talks: Lady Richardson

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

bv Allstalr Cooke


Unknown: Allstalr Cooke

: Morning Service

from St John 's Roman Catholic Cathedral. Portsmouth
Readings: Colossians 1, w 24-28; Luke 10. vv
38-42 (Jerusalem Bible) Responsorial Psalm: 150 Hymns (Celebration
Hymnal): Holy, Holy Holy
(123); Prahe to the Lord (264); 0 Praise ye (244) Offertory Motet: Cibavit eos (Tye)
Communion Motet: 0 salutaris hostla (Caplet) BBC Bristol


Unknown: St John
Unknown: Canon Peter Doyle
Unknown: Preacher Pr Vincent Harvey

: The Archers

Omnibus edition Directed by PETER WINDOWS. Producer WILLIAM SMETHURST
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
BBC Birmingham


Directed By: Peter Windows.
Producer: William Smethurst
Editor: Anthony Parkin

: Weekend

Introduced by Bob Prizeman , who meets actress Susan Hampshire and her businessmanhusband
Eddie Kulukundis : plus some
Woman's Hour highlights


Introduced By: Bob Prizeman
Unknown: Susan Hampshire
Unknown: Eddie Kulukundis

: Smash of the Day

Beyond Our Ken starring Kenneth Home with Betty Marsden Hugh Paddlck Bill Pertwee
Kenneth Williams and THE FRASER HAYES FOUR
THE BBC REVUE ORCHESTRA Producer JOHN SIMMONDS (Ftrst broadcast in 1964)


Unknown: Kenneth Home
Unknown: Betty Marsden
Unknown: Hugh Paddlck
Unknown: Bill Pertwee
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Fraser Hayes
Producer: John Simmonds

: Home-ing In

Tips and techniques to save time and money If you do-it-yourself from Pamela Donald Jack Wldgery Tony Wilkins in response to questions from diy enthusiasts at
Hamilton House. Bangor, Northern Ireland, as guests of Northdown Borough Council.
In the Chair Bill Breckon Producer CATHY STEWART Editorjim BLACK
• HOME-ING IN: p 71


Unknown: Pamela Donald
Unknown: Jack Wldgery
Unknown: Tony Wilkins
Unknown: Bill Breckon
Producer: Cathy Stewart
Editor: Jim Black

: The World This Weekend: News

Presenter Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presenter: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Lancashire, where members of the Blackpool and Fylde College
Gardening Club question Bill Sowerbutts Clay Jones and Dr Stefan Buczackl QtreIIIt10nmasrer KEN FORD BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 10.0 am)


Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Clay Jones
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczackl

: Afternoon Theatre: Curtmantle

by Christopher Fry, with Brian Cox as Henry II, Bernard Hepton as Becket, Barbara Leigh-Hunt as Eleanor and Norman Rodway as William Marshal
'Henry II was simple and royal (his nickname of "Curtmantle" derived from the plain, short cloak he wore) direct and paradoxical, compassionate and hard, a man of intellect, a man of action. God-fearing, superstitious, blasphemous, far-seeing, short-sighted, affectionate, lustful, patient, volcanic, humble, overriding. It's difficult to think of any facet of man which at some time he didn't demonstrate, except chastity and sloth.'


Writer: Christopher Fry
Music composed by: David Firman
Music played by: Douglas Wootton
Music played by: Keith Thompson
Director: Jane Morgan
Henry II: Brian Cox
Becket: Bernard Hepton
Eleanor: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
William Marshal: Norman Rodway
Barber: Stephen Thorne
Wife/Old woman: Katherine Parr
Juggler: Alex Jennings
Huckster/Geoffrey: Stuart Organ
Blae: Frances Jeater
Richard Anesty: John Livesey
Gilbert Foliot: Hugh Dickson
Earl of Leicester: Stephen Thorne
Young Henry: Roger Allam
Richard: Andrew Seear
John: Gary Cady
Roger: Kevin McNally
Philip of France: Simon Hewitt

: Origins

In a series of ten programmes. Malcolm Billings explores the world of archaeology. 2: The Temple of Sulis Minerva at Bath
A third-century writer mentioned that ' Minerva presides over springs furnished luxuriously for human use ', but It was not until 1727 that workmen actually discovered a bronze head of the goddess.
This exciting discovery substantiated the documentary record.
Now, the site below the famous Pump Rooms in Bath is being extensively excavated.
Header HUGH DICKSON Producer JOHN KNIGHT BBC Bristol long wave only


Unknown: Malcolm Billings
Unknown: Dickson Producer John

: The Living World

(Details: Thurs 9.30 am) long wave only

: Down Your Way

(Details; Mon 11.0 am) long wave only

: News



Unknown: Harriet Cass

: Action Makes the Heart Grow Stronger

Five programmes with Dr Alan Maryon-Davls 3: Eat Less Fat - Help Your Heart
What you eat can affect your chances of having a heart attack. Too much fatty food - especially saturated fats like meat and dairy products - and too much salt, which can lead to high blood pressure and being overweight, tip the scales against you. Producer


Unknown: Dr Alan Maryon-Davls
Unknown: Sarah Rowlands

: In My Young Days

Six programmes of recollections of working-class childhood 60 years and more ago. selected from oral history collections by Stephen Humphries , with music arranged and performed by SANDRA KERR. and with additional recordings from the BBC Sound Archives. 3: Play
Producer ALAN haydock


Unknown: Stephen Humphries
Unknown: Sandra Kerr.

: Pay Any Price

(Details: Wed 12.27 pm)

: A Good Read

(Details: Thurs 4.10 pm)

: Music to Remember

Schubert Trio In B flat (D 898)
(First broadcast on Radio 3)

: High Street Africa Revisited

At the end of 1955, Anthony Smith mounted a small motorcycle in Capetown and rode north. Several months later he arrived in Cairo. TMs year he took the machine out of storage and with his son Adam set off to retrace his path, but this timefromCairoto Capetown.
In the third of 12 talks. ANTHONY SMITH continues the story of his journey.


Unknown: Anthony Smith
Unknown: Anthony Smith

: The King Must Die

(Details: Friday 3.0 pm)

: News

: Countryside in Summer

David Bellamy , talks about the summer wildlife of Britain and Mollie Harris indulges in her favourite hobby - winemaking. Martin Muncaster discovers that the ancient craft of thatching is still very much in demand and also concerned with house building is Lynn ten
Kate who visits the only man in Berkshire still making bricks by hand. Eric Simms visits
Thetford Forest to see what damage is being caused by wandering deer while in the New Forest, Andrea Adams finds out that this is strongly discouraged by officials who have their own ' open court
Wynford Vaughan -Thomas introduces this seasonal look at activities in the countryside.
Producer CAROLINE ELLIOT (Repeated: Thurs 11.0 am)


Talks: David Bellamy
Talks: Mollie Harris
Unknown: Martin Muncaster
Unknown: Lynn Ten
Unknown: Eric Simms
Unknown: Andrea Adams
Unknown: Wynford Vaughan
Producer: Caroline Elliot

: Thomas Traherne

Six programmes
Keith Clements , tutor at Bristol Baptist College, presents a selection of Traherne's Meditations which speak of the freshness of childhood vision and life's value. Readers FRANK DUNCAN and PATRICK MALAHIDE Producer PETER FIRTH BBC Bristol


Unknown: Keith Clements
Readers: Frank Duncan

: People of the Pacific Century

Taking Off
Robots on an assembly line sing monotonous little songs to each other watched over by men who yesterday were peasants in paddy fields. Yesterday's wood carvers are producing cars. The people of the Pacific have encompassed a social and industrial revolution In one generation.
In the second of six programmes, Mary Goldring explains.
Producer TOM READ


Unknown: Mary Goldring

: News

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