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Goodness Distorted: DR NORMAN PITTENGER reads a final extract from his latest book
7.55 Weather; programme news
Today's Time GTS 8.0, 9.0 am
1.0, 6.0, 11 0 pm Big Ben 10.0 pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Norman Pittenger

8.10 Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye (Make Yourself at Home)
A programme for listeners from India and Pakistan
8.10 The Eye-Witness
(on VHF and Ramsgate) Reports from Britain and overseas
8.40 Sunday Papers
8.50 Programme news
8.55 Weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Ghar Samajhiye

KENNETH BOWEN (tenor) ST DEINIOL SINGERS
BETHESDA LADIES CHOIR
SECTION OF THE GWYNEDD SINGERS LLITHFAEN AND DISTRICT CHORAL SOCIETY
PENRHYN MALE VOICE CHOIR accompanied by MENNA LEYSHON WILLIAM BACON. FFRANCON THOMAS Introduced by DIC HUGHES Arranged and conducted by JAMES WILLIAMS

Contributors

Tenor:
Kenneth Bowen
Accompanied By:
Menna Leyshon
Introduced By:
Dic Hughes
Conducted By:
James Williams

from Christ Church, Londonderry
Conducted by the Rector, THE REV B. D. A. HANNON
Hymns (from ICH): Praise to the Holiest (388): Jesu grant me this I pray (580): He who would valiant be (498) Psalm 91 .
Lessons (RSV): Genesis 4, vv 1-10; 1 John 3, vv 11-18 Organist WILLIAM H. WEST

Contributors

Unknown:
B. D. A. Hannon
Organist:
William H. West

'twixt ISOBEL BARNETT
ELEANOR SUMMERFIELD. and RICHARD MURDOCH , DAVID NIXON Tune-twisters from STEVE RACE In the chair ROY PLOMLEY Devised and written by IAN MESSITER
Produced by PETER TITHERADGE † (Repeated: Friday, 3.0 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Isobel Barnett
Unknown:
Eleanor Summerfield.
Unknown:
Richard Murdoch
Unknown:
David Nixon
Written By:
Ian Messiter
Produced By:
Peter Titheradge

by LEO TOLSTOY
A dramatisation in 20 parts Part 5: Austerlitz, Nov 1805 adapted by VAL GIELGUD Principal characters:
Directed by RONALD MASON

Contributors

Unknown:
Leo Tolstoy
Adapted By:
Val Gielgud
Directed By:
Ronald Mason
Tolstoy:
Denys Hawthorne
Pierre Bezukhov:
David Buck
Natasha Rostova:
Kate Binchy
Prince Andrei Bolkonsky:
Martin Jarvis
General Kutuzov:
Felix Felton
Nicolai Rostov:
Christopher Guinee
Count Ilya Rostov:
David March
Nataly Rostova:
Ilona Ference
Boris Drubetskoy:
John Rye
Prince Bagration:
Norman Shelley
Princess Drubetskaya:
Daphne Newton
Rostopchin:
Heron Carvic
Napoleon:
Peter Pratt
Lieut Berg:
Geoffrey Collins
Tsar Alexander:
John Pullen
Vera Rostova:
Marcaret Wolfit
Petya Rostov:
Derek Seaton
Fedya Dolokhov:
Sean Barrett
Sonya:
Patricia Gallimore
Denisov:
Nigel Lambert
Helene Bezukhova:
Sonia Fraser

Six famous trials heard in the Central Criminal Court selected and presented at the microphone by Edgar Lustgarten
5: Regina v Franz Muller , 1864 Franz Muller was brought back from the USA to face a charge of murdering a passenger on a London suburban train. The chief evidence against him was a hat found in a bloodstained compartment of the train.

Contributors

Unknown:
Edgar Lustgarten
Unknown:
Franz Muller
Unknown:
Franz Muller

A magazine of special interest to blind listeners introduced by DAVID SCOTT BLACKHALL
Taking the Right Medicine: an experience remembered by HARRY BERRY , with comments from DR ANTHONY DE SILVA
End of an Era?: HONOR WYATT reports on the closing of the RNIB Clinic of Physiotherapy Produced by THENA HESHEL

Contributors

Introduced By:
David Scott Blackhall
Unknown:
Harry Berry
Produced By:
Thena Heshel

A musical quiz
DAVID FRANKLIN and FRANK MUIR challenge
IAN WALLACE and DENIS NORDEN In the chair STEVE RACE
At the keyboard GRAHAM DALLEY and BERNARD CHINN
(Repeated: Friday, 7.0 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
David Franklin
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Ian Wallace
Unknown:
Denis Norden
Unknown:
Bernard Chinn

From the stage of Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, David Franklin introduces a programme of favourite music from opera and ballet, with JOYCE BLACKHAM (mezzo-soprano) JOHN MITCHINSON (tenor) STAFFORD DEAN (bass) BBC CHORUS
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA conducted by BRYAN BALKWILL Produced by ANTHONY PHILPOTT including music from Bizet Carmen
Mozart The Magic Flute
Herald La fille mal gardée (arr Lanchbery)
Saint-Saens Samson and Delilah (Part of a public concert presented by the BBC in association with the Governors of the Sadler's Wells Foundation. Stafford Dean broadcasts by permission of Sadler's Wells Opera Company)

Contributors

Introduces:
David Franklin
Mezzo-Soprano:
Joyce Blackham
Tenor:
John Mitchinson
Conducted By:
Bryan Balkwill
Produced By:
Anthony Philpott
Unknown:
Bizet Carmen
Unknown:
Saint-Saens Samson

LESLIE CROWTHER appeals on behalf of the Voluntary Association for Surrey Disabled
A nursing wing is now urgently needed at this residential Home for the severely disabled. Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed].

Contributors

Unknown:
Leslie Crowther
Unknown:
Leslie Crowther

Speaking with Tongues
In the New Testament story of Pentecost it is said that some people spoke in languages they did not know. COLIN SEMPER talks to those who believe that this happens in worship today

Contributors

Talks:
Colin Semper
on BBC Radio 4 FM

by JANE AUSTEN dramatised as a 13-part serial by JOHN TYDEMAN
Emma Woodhouse. believing that Mr Elton was about to propose marriage to her friend Harriet Smith, was horrified to learn that she herself was the real object of his affections. Mr Elton has made a tactful departure to Bath and Harriet is brought to Hartfield.
Narrated by Rachel Gurney Part 5
Produced by JOHN TYDEMAN † (Repeated: Tuesday, 3.0 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jane Austen
Unknown:
John Tydeman
Produced By:
John Tydeman
Emma Woodhouse:
Suzanne Neve
Mr Woodhouse:
Lockwood West
Mr Knightley:
Simon Lack
Harriet Smith:
Pamela Moiseiwitsch
Jane Fairfax:
Sheila Grant
Miss Bates:
Betty Hardy

A story of international research into a possible link between a virus and cancer in humans told by DR DENIS BURKITT , who identified the cancer in Africa: PROFESSOR ANTHONY EPSTEIN , who isolated the virus in London: DRS WERNER and BRIGITTE HENLE from Philadelphia, who associated the same virus with glandular fever; DR PETER, BIGGS who helped to establish a similar virus as the cause of a cancer in chickens: and PROFESSOR GEORGE KLEIN from Stockholm, who studies how the virus changes human cells.
Introduced and produced by RICHARD KEEN

Contributors

Told By:
Dr Denis Burkitt
Unknown:
Anthony Epstein
Unknown:
Brigitte Henle
Unknown:
George Klein
Produced By:
Richard Keen

The mercy of God
Psalm 103. v 8; Psalm 67 (Broadcast psalter); Micah 7. vv 18-20: Hosea 6, vv 1-6; Matthew 9. vv 10-13; Prayers from NEM, pages 2 and 4; God of mercy (BBC HB 455); Romans 15, vv 5-13

SYBIL COPELAND (violin) JOHN GLICKMAN
(violin and viola)
Mozart Duo in B flat major, for violin and viola (K 424)
Rawsthorne Theme and Variations, for two violins

Contributors

Violin:
Sybil Copeland
Violin:
John Glickman

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