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: Morning Has Broken

LF only from 6.45

: Open University

6.45 Chain Reaction Mechanisms.
7.5 Music interlude.
7.25 Education Bulletin.

: News

7.10 LF Sunday Papers
7.15 LF Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye : for Asians BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Ghar Samajhiye

: Bells

7.50 Turning Over New Leaves: Robert Foxcroft reviews and selects readings from The Harpole Report by J. L. CARR


Unknown: Robert Foxcroft
Unknown: J. L. Carr

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer DAVID COOMES


Presented By: Clive Jacobs
Producer: David Coomes

: Susan Hampshire

talks, for the Week's Good
Cause, about the ways in which disabled people are helped to take an active part in gardening.-Donations: [address removed]


Unknown: Little Dane

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from the Priory Church of St Mary and St Cuthbert, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, North Yorkshire
Holy Communion according to The Book of Common Prayer. Celebrant
Readings (BCP): Romans 6, vv 3-11; Matthew 5, vv 20-26
Hymns: Jesus where'er thy people meet (A&MR 245); 0 my Saviour lifted (A&MR 360): 0 what their joy and their glory must be (A&MR 281); Sanctus
(Merbecke); God be in my head (Rutter) Organist NIGEL DUCE BBC Manchester


Unknown: John Billington

: 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

: The Colour Supplement

The glossy Sunday magazine presented by Sarah Kennedy with reporter Nigel Farrell. Today's edition includes: Private Lives:
Nicholas Parsons visits the Surrey home of Basil Brush and his close friend Ivan Owen and his close friend Mrs Owen.
A Muse with the News: The week in verse by Roger Woddis. A Year of My Own: Fred Housego reflects on 1967, a year of 'flower power', the first heart transplant and just another year for a mastermind taxi driver.
Sunday Beef: Rabbi Lionel Blue beefs about unnecessary prejudice.
High Noon: The Colour
Supplement's 's issue of the week.
Showbiz Column: Man in dark glasses and old raincoat waiting in the wings Peter Noble.
International Exchange: A live link-up between radio stations around the world.
The Tribes of Britain: Nigel Farrell continues to infiltrate - this week donning cassock and surplice, but avoiding taking any vows.
Plus the week's guest who has the Right to Reply.
Producers PETER ESTALL ,


Presented By: Sarah Kennedy
Reporter: Nigel Farrell.
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Ivan Owen
Unknown: Mrs Owen.
Unknown: Roger Woddis.
Unknown: Fred Housego
Unknown: Lionel Blue
Unknown: Peter Noble.
Unknown: Nigel Farrell
Producers: Peter Estall
Producers: Simon Shaw

: The World This Weekend: News

with Gordon Clough


Unknown: Gordon Clough

: Talkabout Gardening

(Details: Wednesday 10.0 am)

: Afternoon Theatre

Willoughby's Phoney War by WILLIAM FOX with Jeremy Irons ,
Anna Massey and Madeline Smith The first of two plays concerning the fortunes in war (1939-45) of the young subaltern Charles Willoughby.
The ludicrous frustrations of peacetime are nothing compared to the absurdities of the war itself when it begins in 1939 ... Other parts played by ROD BEACHAM , KENNETH SHANLEY ,


Unknown: William Fox
Unknown: Jeremy Irons
Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: Madeline Smith
Unknown: Charles Willoughby.
Played By: Rod Beacham
Played By: Kenneth Shanley
Played By: Peter Wickham
Unknown: Jonathan Scott
Unknown: Malcolm Gerard
Unknown: Robert Trotter
Directed By: John Tydeman
Charles Willoughby: Jeremy Irons
Charity Rainham: Anna Massey
Clarissa Grey: Madeline Smith
Commanding Officer: William Fox
Mona: Mary Wimbush
Peregrine: Charles Hodgson
Christopher: Jeffry Wickham
Adjutant: John Rye
Sergeant: Manning Wilson
Newareader: Alvar Ljdell

: Home-Ing In

This week the programme pays a second visit to L. G. Harris & Co (Paint Brushes), Stoke
Prior in Worcestershire where Marjorie Lofthouse talks to listeners about DIY and gets professional advice from:
David Holloway , author and building consultant to Ideal
Home; Jack Widgery , colour consultant to ICI Dulux
Clive Smith , design consultant and building contractor
Producers MICHAEL FORD and DAVID WELSBY. BBC Birmingham


Talks: Marjorie Lofthouse
Unknown: David Holloway
Unknown: Jack Widgery
Unknown: Clive Smith
Producers: Michael Ford
Producers: David Welsby.

: Study on 4

4.0 Six Walks with Mike Harding ; This week MIKE HARDING follows the Leeds and Liverpool canal from Leeds city centre to the village of Rodley, with industrial archaeologist KENNETH HUDSON.
4.30 Get By in French
3: Getting Your Shopping Done Course writer CELJA WEBER
5.0 People's Theatre JOHN RUSSELL BROWN presents the first of eight programmes on amateur drama in Britain in the 1980s. Mummers' and Mystery Plays John Russell Brown looks at two early forms of folk theatre that have survived to the present day, and considers their relevance to modern audiences. Also taking part are SIMON WARD , TOBY ROBERTSON , MICHAEL BILTON , MICHAEL DEEKS and STEVE HODSON Series producer DENNIS SIMMONS
5.30 A Great Day Out ... on the River
6: JENNI MILLS and some friends hire a canal boat for the day.


Unknown: Mike Harding
Unknown: Mike Harding
Unknown: Kenneth Hudson.
Unknown: Celja Weber
Unknown: John Russell Brown
Unknown: John Russell Brown
Unknown: Simon Ward
Unknown: Toby Robertson
Unknown: Michael Bilton
Unknown: Michael Deeks
Unknown: Steve Hodson
Producer: Dennis Simmons

: The Living World

(Details: Tuesday 8.30 pm)

: News

: Down Your Way

(Details: Monday 11.0 am)

: News


: Round Britain Quiz

A further series of the urbane quiz, described as 'English beyond the dreams of Wodehouse - and utterly unintelligible', in which the resident London team of Irene Thomas and Eric Korn challenge six regional teams. LONDON V WEST OF ENGLAND
Writers Derek Robinson and Jessica Mann grapple with - among other questions - the tenuous link between Winnie-the-Pooh and Raskolnikov.
Questionmasters Louis Allen and Gordon Clough
Researcher AUDREY ROBINS Producer ALASTAIR WILSON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Eric Korn
Unknown: Derek Robinson
Unknown: Jessica Mann
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Researcher Audrey Robins
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: Persona Grata

Robert Robinson talks about three of his favourite humorous characters from fiction. Reader HUGH BURDEN


Talks: Robert Robinson
Producer: Margaret Bradley

: The Big March

dramatised in eight parts from his novel by ALLAN PRIOR 5: Not Exactly Vegas on New Year's Eve
(Details: Wednesday 12.27 pm) Stereo


Novel By: Allan Prior

: A Good Read

(Details: Thursday 4.10 pm)

: Letter from Truth or Consequences

The BBC's Washington correspondent, Clive Small , travels west to the Rio Grande and the New Mexican desert, a land where memories of Billy the Kid and Geronimo's
Apaches live on. From a former Wild West town, renamed after a radio show, he tells a story of 37 motels, illegal immigrants, and the Bomb.


Unknown: Clive Small
Unknown: Rio Grande
Producer: Zareer Masani

: Sir Geraint Evans - Time Remembered

The last of four programmes in which the world-famous baritone who has just retired from the world of music looks back on the people and events that have shaped his life. Producer MARK OWEN
(First broadcast on R Wales)


Producer: Mark Owen

: Sword of Honour

by EVELYN WAUGH , dramatised in 11 parts by BARRY CAMPBELL
Hugh Burden as the Narrator 5: So Guy set out on the second stage of his pilgrimage, which had begun at the tomb of Sir
Roger. Now, as then, an act of pietas was required of him; a spirit was to be placated. Apthorpe's gear must be retrieved and delivered before Guy was free to follow his fortunes in the King's service. with PETER BALDWIN , DIANA BISHOP , JOHN BRYNING , SAM DASTOR , ALAN DUDLEY , BETTY HUNTLEY-WRIGHT , GODFREY KENTON , DAVID TIMSON and DAVID SINCLAIR
Title music played by the BAND OF THE ROYAL CORPS OF TRANSPORT Director of Music
Directed by JANE MORGAN Stereo


Unknown: Evelyn Waugh
Unknown: Barry Campbell
Unknown: Hugh Burden
Unknown: Peter Baldwin
Unknown: Diana Bishop
Unknown: John Bryning
Unknown: Sam Dastor
Unknown: Alan Dudley
Unknown: Betty Huntley-Wright
Unknown: Godfrey Kenton
Unknown: David Timson
Unknown: David Sinclair
Unknown: Major William Allen
Directed By: Jane Morgan
Guy Crouchback: Hugh Dickson
Mr Crouchback: Carleton Hobbs
Jumbo Trotter: Norman Shelley
Ian Kilbannock: Philip Bond
Tommy Blackhouse: Stephen Thorne
Arthur Box-Bender: Jeffrey Segal
Nameless Major: Clive Swift
Miss Vavasour: Hilda Schroder
Ivor Claire: Michael Pennington
Trimmer: Nigel Anthony
Chatty Corner: Brian Wilde
Laird of Mugg: Tom Watson
Mrs Campbell: Diana Olsson
Katie: Sandra Clark

: News

: Little Me: the Backstage Story

It has a book by Neil Simon , lyrics by Carolyn Leigh and music by Cy Coleman , it has been described as 'about the funniest musical New York ever sent us'. Robert Cushman traces its fortunes and misfortunes from the original Broadway opening to its current revival in London's West End.
Songs from the original cast albums with Sid Caesar and Bruce Forsyth plus Lynda Barron with a new number from the current production. Recollections from Cy Feuer (Broadway producer), Lord Delfont (London producer), Cy Coleman (composer),
Bob Fosse (choreographer), Arthur Lewis (director) and Herbert Kretzmer. And past and present cast members RUSS ABBOT, SWEN SWENSON , JOHN SHARPE and SID CAESAR. Written by ROBERT CUSHMAN


Book By: Neil Simon
Unknown: Carolyn Leigh
Music By: Cy Coleman
Unknown: Robert Cushman
Unknown: Sid Caesar
Unknown: Bruce Forsyth
Unknown: Lynda Barron
Unknown: Cy Feuer
Unknown: Bob Fosse
Unknown: Arthur Lewis
Unknown: Herbert Kretzmer.
Unknown: Swen Swenson
Unknown: John Sharpe
Unknown: Sid Caesar.
Written By: Robert Cushman
Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

: A New Reality

In the last of four programmes Cecil Lewis , in a scripted conversation with Joy Harrison , recalls the life and ideas of the philosopher... mystique Gurdjieff, who had a great influence on many of his contemporaries in the period between the two World Wars. The Law of Three


Unknown: Cecil Lewis
Unknown: Joy Harrison

: Inside Parliament

Presenter David Davies Producer PETER ROBINS


Presenter: David Davies
Producer: Peter Robins

: News

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