7.10 Sunday Papers
7.15 Apna Hi
Ghar Samajhiye : for Asians BBC Birmingham
7.45 Bells 7.50 The Shape of God Fr John Wijngaards with a meditation for the sixth Sunday before Christmas: John 6, vv 27-35
Presented by Ted Harrison Producer DAVID COOMES
TERRY WOGAN looks at the ways in which the BBC's Marathon Radio and Television Appeal for
Children In Need helps disabled and deprived young people-particularly those not cared for by the larger charities.
Donations can be made without charge at post offices, most banks and building societies to: [address removed]
by Alistair Cooke
Morning Service for the first Sunday in Advent comes from St Andrew and St George United Reformed Church, Stockton led by THE REV DAVID PEEL Preacher
THE REV VERNON SPROXTON Readings (RSV): Isaiah 51, vv 4-11; Matthew 25, vv 31-46
Introit: Cantate Domino (Pitoni)
Hymns: Hark, the glad sound!; And art thou come; Christ is the world's light
Anthem: My soul,there is a country (Parry)
Organist and Choirmaster REX HAZELTON
Omnibus edition Producer
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
A series of four programmes about the future of radio and television in Britain.
Presented by George Scott 2: Radio
With the new technology promising-or threatening - wall to wall, multichannel television, what's the future for radio? Will the special qualities of sound-only broadcasting still have a distinctive role In communications and entertainment? Callers are invited to ring in to express their views to Monica Sims , the BBC's Director of Programmes, Radio; and Jimmy Gordon , Managing Director of Radio Clyde, the Glasgow commercial radio station.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham
Join Derek Cooper for an eating-out edition, as he explores the new restaurant guides, and reports on the latest trends in the fast food market.
Producer JOY HATWOOD
Presenter Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS
visits Hertfordshire where members of the Orwell and District
Horticultural Society put their questions to Geoffrey Smith Clay Jones and Dr Stefan Buczackl Questionmaster Ken Ford
Ducks and Drakes by JAMES BRABAZON
Brenda Boyce is a woman of independence: she's intelligent, with a good job, and divorced. She has no intention of ever losing her freedom but she's in danger of becoming enslaved by the demands of liberation and forgetting her own instincts.
Directed by JANE MORGAN
Marya Burgess recalls the year she spent studying in Krakow and the impressions on her return after three years during the Pope's visit this year.
In six programmes,
Barry Cunliffe traces the development of archaeology.
5: The Hearthstone of a Grave Sententious Turk Readers MARTIN FRIEND and GARARD GREEN
Producer JOHN KNIGHT BBC Bristol long wave only
The autumn leaves fall from the trees, but their job is not yet done. The woodland floor now becomes a scene of intense activity with around a million creatures per square metre transforming the litter into food for next year's growth. Introduced by Derek Jones
Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Thurs 9.30 am) long wave only
(Details: Monday 11.0 am) long wave only
With HARRIET CASS
with Colin Semper
The fourth of six programmes in which Vernon Sproxton talks about people who have guided him on his spiritual pilgrimage. 4: Florence AUshorn Contributors include DR KATHLEEN BLISS
THE REV ALAN BOOTH
JOY DU PR9 and ALAN MANN Producer ROGER HUTCHINGS BBC Manchester
The story of the R101
A serial in seven parts by DAVID BEATY
1: By 1930, two rival airships had been completed - the R100 built by private enterprise and the R101 by the government - and the race was on to link the British Empire by airship. R100 was on her voyage to Montreal; but problems were plaguing R101, on the point of making the long journey to India ...
Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol
This week Hunter Davies takes Radio 4's book programme on a literary awayday to the world of railway books.
A sequence of words and music devised and introduced by H. Colin Davis
Readers ROSALIND SHANKS and GABRIEL WOOLF with the WESTMINSTER SINGERS directed by RICHARD HICKOX Organist IAN WATSON
Producer HUBERT HOSKINS
by Anthony Smith
or The Two Nations by BENJAMIN DISRAELI dramatised in six parts by FREDERICK BRADNUM
3: Mowedale and Henhouse Egremont, disguised as a reporter called Franklin, has made up his mind to take a cottage near
Gerard's. But first he must return to Marney Abbey where a letter awaits him urging the settlement of his election accounts.
Girls and boys of Mowedale and Hellhouse MEMBERS OF THE FOREST YOUTH THEATRE, WALSALL Directed by VANESSA WHITBURN BBC Birmingham
by JULIA KEAY
In 1610, the navigator
Henry Hudson set out on his dream of discovering the elusive North-West Passage. It was to prove an ignominious and tragic voyage.
Other parts played by RON BAIN , ARTHUR BOLAND
JOHN BUICK , MARTIN CLUNES and GERARD SLEVIN Directed by PATRICK RAYNER BBC Scotland
The Dean of Manchester, The Very Rev
Alfred Jowett , reflects on the lessons he has learned from contact with people of other faiths.
Producer ROGER HUTCHINGS BBC Manchester
Presenter David Davies Producer PETER ROBINS