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7.15 LF Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye : for Asians BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Ghar Samajhiye

: Open University

7.0 Music interlude. 7.5 The Tempest. 7.25 AD 2025: Mission Methuselah.

: Bells

7.50 Turning Over New
Leaves: Ted Harrison with recommended holiday reading.


Unknown: Ted Harrison

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8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer ROGER HUTCHINGS BBC Manchester


Presented By: Clive Jacobs
Producer: Roger Hutchings

: Dr Miriam Stoppard

talks, for the Week's Good Cause, about the work of a hospital which is a leader in the field of research in rheumatic diseases.
Donations: [address removed]

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9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

Mass of the Assumption of Our Lady from St Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Holyhead
Celebrant and Preacher
Director of Music ERYL WILLIAMS Organist MYRA LYONS
Readings: I Corinthians 15, vv 20-26; Luke 1, vv 39-56
Hymns: Immaculate Mary , our hearts are on fire; In bread we give you Lord; Oh. the love of my Lord is the essence; How lovely on the mountains are the feet of him
Mass setting: St Francis 's Mass BBC Wales


Unknown: Fr James Halpin
Organist: Myra Lyons
Unknown: ImmacUlate Mary
Unknown: St Francis

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Directed by DIANE CULVERHOUSE Producer WILLIAM SMETHURST Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
BBC Birmingham


Directed By: Diane Culverhouse
Producer: William Smethurst
Editor: Anthony Parkin

: The Colour Supplement

Presented by Sarah Kennedy and reporter Nigel Farrell
Private Lives:
Nicholas Parsons visits Henry Cooper and his brother George and their families
A Muse with the News:
Roger Woddis scans the week
A Year of my Own:
James Cameron chooses
1946 ... when he was a foreign correspondent in a changing world
Sunday Beef: Brian Tyler headmaster of Kingswood
Comprehensive School has some stern words
High Noon: The Colour
Supplement's 's issue of the week International Exchange The Tribes of Britain:
NIGEL FARRELL follows the fans who follow BARRY MANILOW
Plus Right to Reply
Producers PETER ESTALL , VIRGINIA HENRY and SIMON SHAW 0 Woddis On: page 69


Presented By: Sarah Kennedy
Reporter: Nigel Farrell
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Henry Cooper
Unknown: Roger Woddis
Unknown: James Cameron
Unknown: Brian Tyler
Unknown: Nigel Farrell
Unknown: Barry Manilow
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

The Mist from the Glen by FREDERICK AICKEN
When Andrew returns to his native Antrim village after many years absence he finds the old friendliness undermined by sectarian suspicions. Directed by PENNY GOLD BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: Frederick Aicken
Directed By: Penny Gold
as Andrew with: Denys Hawthorne

: Letter from Mandalay

The BBC's South-East Asia correspondent, Bob Jobbins , takes the road to the Burmese city immortalised by Kipling and now a thriving commercial centre.


Unknown: Bob Jobbins

: Study on 4

4.0 So You Want to Be an Actor Six programmes for the would-be actor, written and presented by DEREK PARKER 2: Learning the Part with contributions from, among others, PETER BARKWORTH , RICHARD BRIERS , JUDI DENCH , PAUL EDDINGTON , TREVOR EVE, DEREK JACOBI , PETER SALLIS , ATHENE SEYLER , KENNETH WILLIAMS
4.30 Landscapes of the Night The first of three programmes about dreams and dreaming with PETER EVANS. Producers DANIEL SNOWMAN and CHRISTOPHER STONE
5.0 People's Theatre JOHN RUSSELL BROWN presents eight programmes on amateur drama in Britain in the 1980s. 4: Youth Theatre Also taking part are MICHAEL CROFT. SIMON WARD. MICHAEL DEEKS , STEVE HODSON and members of the Greenwich Young People's Theatre.
5.30 Museums with a Difference KENNETH HUDSON visits the Big Pit Mining Museum in South Wales, the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum in Sussex and the People's Palace in Glasgow. Producer JUDE HOWELLS


Presented By: Derek Parker
Unknown: Peter Barkworth
Unknown: Richard Briers
Unknown: Judi Dench
Unknown: Paul Eddington
Unknown: Derek Jacobi
Unknown: Peter Sallis
Unknown: Athene Seyler
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Peter Evans.
Unknown: Christopher Stone
Unknown: John Russell Brown
Unknown: Michael Croft.
Unknown: Simon Ward.
Unknown: Michael Deeks
Unknown: Steve Hodson
Unknown: Kenneth Hudson
Producer: Jude Howells

: Home-Ing In

Radio 4's do-it-yourself magazine This week: listeners' letters. Advice from Tony Wilkins , executive editor Do-ii-Yourself magazine, David Holloway , author and building consultant to Ideal Home magazine, Clive Smith , design consultant and building contractor.
Producers MICHAEL FORD and david WELSBY BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Tony Wilkins
Unknown: David Holloway
Unknown: Clive Smith
Producers: Michael Ford

: The Living World

(Details: Tuesday 8.30 pm)

: News

: Down Your Way

(Details: Monday 11.0 am)

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Unknown: David Hitchinson

: Round Britain Quiz

Irene Thomas and Eric Korn challenge six regional teams. This week: LONDON v NORTH
Patrick Nuttgens and Paddy Fitzpatrick are the guests. Chairmen Louis Allen and Gordon Clough
Researcher bernice COUPE Producer ALASTAIR WILSON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Eric Korn
Unknown: Paddy Fitzpatrick
Unknown: Louis Allen
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: Very Likely

A series of three quite probable stories written and read by Leonard Barras
1: Love in a Windy Place Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Read By: Leonard Barras

: The Big March


: A Good Read

(Details: Thursday 4.10 pm)

: The Last Hunters

Skippers have got to have the killer instinct. They're hunters and they've got to be absolutely ruthless to wrest a living from the sea. As for the crews, where else would you see people running to go to their work? Yes, fishermen are men apart, and as a race, there's no equal to them.
(WILUE MILNE. Scottish skipper)
Yet, caught in the constricting net of EEC agreements, quotas and 200-mile limits, not to mention the Cod Wars, this last great breed of hunters is. apparently, facing extinction.
Go to Scotland, though, and you'll still find millionaire fishermen relaxing on luxury ranches with five cars in the drive ...
Derek Robinson investigates the sorrows and the successes of British fishermen today.
Producer SIMON ELMES. Stereo


Unknown: Wilue Milne.
Unknown: Derek Robinson
Producer: Simon Elmes.

: Sword of Honour

by EVELYN WAUGH dramatised in 11 parts by BARRY CAMPBELL the Narrator Burden 8: Guy stood between his friends, isolated. And all the deep sense of desolation which he had sought to cure overwhelmed him as of old. with PETER BALDWIN , BRUCE BEEBY.
Title music played by the BAND OF ROYAL CORPS OF TRANSPORT Director of music
Directed by JANE MORGAN Stereo


Unknown: Evelyn Waugh
Unknown: Barry Campbell
Unknown: Peter Baldwin
Unknown: Bruce Beeby.
Unknown: Alan Dudley
Unknown: Ronald Forfar.
Unknown: Kerry Francis.
Unknown: Diana Olsson.
Unknown: Peter Pacey
Unknown: Hugh Ross
Directed By: Jane Morgan
as Guy Crouchback with: Hugh Dickson
Corporal: Michael Bryant
Major Ludovic: Jennifer Hilary
as Virginia Troy: And Hugh
Sarum-Smith: John Bull
Major Erskine: William Eedle
Col Tickeridge: Vernon Joyner
de Souza: Sean Arnold
Ian Kilbannock: Philip Bond
Trimmer: Nigel Anthony
Ivor Claire: Michael Pennington
Julia Stitch: Christina Greatorex
Tommy Blackhouse: Stephen Thorne
Arthur Box-Bender: Jeffrey Segal
Nameless major: Clive Swift

: News

: Moonshine on Horses

Moonshine is an unreliable, non-committal, unsentimental and inconsistent light, such as is shed by this inconclusive and distracting assemblage of verse, songs, stories and archival oddments on horses.
Presented by Judi Dench with additional reading by Joss Ackland
Vocal refrains Dave Skitani and The Stable Boys
Written and compiled by PETE ATKIN and RUSSELL DA VIES


Presented By: Judi Dench
Reading By: Joss Ackland
Unknown: Dave Skitani
Unknown: Pete Atkin

: Where Stones Speak

Bernard Price explores three ancient Sussex churches. 2: St Michael's Church, Up


Unknown: Marden Weelkes
Directed By: Michael Walsh
Producer: Shirley Penrose

: Now All Together

When the clergy of St
Edmundsbury Cathedral in Suffolk recently decreed that no more girls should be taken into the choir they were falling into line with all the other Anglican Cathedrals in Britain. But they were putting themselves out of step with most other places of worship - 83 per cent of parish churches, for instance, include girls and women in their choirs.
Bob Prizeman examines the musical and pastoral questions involved.


Unknown: Bob Prizeman
Producer: Sally Thompson

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