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8.10 Sunday Papers
8.20 Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye (Make Yourself at Home)
A programme for listeners from India and Pakistan
(Correspondence, in English or your own language, should be sent to: Make Yourself at Home, BBC, Broadcasting House. Birmingham, 15)
8.20 (On VHF and Ramsgate)
Sing Alleluia: introduced by ANDREW CRUICKSHANK
Young people from junior and senior schools and colleges sing hymns and songs both old and new
Produced by STEWART CROSS
8.50 Programme news
8.55 Weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Ghar Samajhiye
Produced By:
Stewart Cross

from Lady Margaret House, Cambridge
Christian Cont'ersion
Meditation, prayer, and song on the nature of the Christian life conducted by FR GERARD MEATH , OP
Music directed by ALAN THURLOW Organist SUSAN STANLEY

Contributors

Conducted By:
Fr Gerard Meath
Directed By:
Alan Thurlow
Organist:
Susan Stanley

A weekly survey for all who drive
Introduced by ERIC TOBITT
Magistrates and Motoring Offences: a discussion of punishment and crime
The No-claim Bonus': JOHN GASELEE of the Insurance Record Explosive Safety: ALAN BAKER It's an ill-wind: DONALD NOR-FOLK on draughty cars with letters and news and at
11.43* The latest traffic report Produced by ARTHUR PHILLIPS

Contributors

Introduced By:
Eric Tobitt
Unknown:
John Gaselee
Unknown:
Alan Baker
Produced By:
Arthur Phillips

A selective look at the arts
P. J. Kavanagh introduces this week's choice from what is new and what is always around us, and talks to people who have a special interest in what he has seen and heard. Produced by PATRICIA BRENT and ROSEMARY HART
12.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Introduces:
J. Kavanagh
Produced By:
Patricia Brent
Produced By:
Rosemary Hart

The One O'Clock News leads off this 60-minute up-to-the-minute report on the world around us, with the latest news, the background to the news, and the people in the news: presented by Anthony Howard
Editor HARRY BROWN

Contributors

Presented By:
Anthony Howard
Presented By:
Editor Harry Brown

Time visits
Great Barrow
Members of the Barrow Horticultural Society put questions to FRED LOADS. BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL Question-master
FRANKLIN ENGELMANN
Produced by Kenneth FORD
(Repeated: Tuesday at 4.0 pm)

Contributors

Question-Master:
Alan Gemmell
Produced By:
Kenneth Ford

The Dead Secret bv WILKIE COLLINS freely dramatised for radio in four parts by FREDERICK BRADNUM
1: The Woman Who Vanished
Dr Chennery tells of the mysterious letter written by the dying Mary Treverton 15 years earlier.
Produced by DAVID H. GODFREY

Contributors

Unknown:
Wilkie Collins
Unknown:
Mary Treverton
Produced By:
David H. Godfrey
Dr Chennery:
Peter Williams
Leonard Frankland:
Brian Hewlett
Rosamond:
Elizabeth Proud
Mr Phippen:
James Thomason
Capt Arthur Treverton:
Kim Grant
Dr Polreath:
John Dearth
Mary Treverton:
Monica Grey
Sarah Leeson:
Margaret Wolfit
Andrew Treverton:
Malcolm Hayes
ShrOWl:
Alexander John

ARTHUR NEGUS and BERNARD PRICE discuss listeners' questions With HUGH SCULLY
Produced by PAMELA HOWE
Going for a Song: English Furniture, a book in which Arthur Negus talks to Max Robertson , is available from booksellers, price 30s, or by post (33s) from BBC Publications, [address removed].

Contributors

Produced By:
Pamela Howe
Unknown:
Max Robertson

A selection of items from the many broadcasts on BBC radio and television during the past seven days
Introduced by JOHN ELLISON Script by JEAN STROUD
Produced by PHYLLIS ROBINSON
(Extended version of last Friday's broadcast)

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Ellison
Script By:
Jean Stroud
Produced By:
Phyllis Robinson

TED ELLIS takes DEREK JONES on a Radio Nature Trail through the reed swamps and waterways of Wheatfen and Rock-land Broads near Norwich. Produced by DILYS BREESE (Repeated: Wed, 9.5 am)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ted Ellis
Unknown:
Derek Jones
Produced By:
Dilys Breese

A magazine of special interest to blind listeners
Should blind people play a greater part in blind welfarer JOHN COLLIGAN , Director-General of the Royal National Institute for the Blind, comments on this and other questions raised by In Touch listeners. Introduced by DAVID SCOTT BLACKHALL
Produced by THENA HESHEL
5.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
John Colligan
Introduced By:
David Scott Blackhall
Produced By:
Thena Heshel

'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, 4.0 pm)

Contributors

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

MAX BYGRAVES appeals on behalf of the Leukaemia Research Fund which devotes all its resources to the search for a cure for this dreaded disease.
Donations, preferably by crossed po, or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Max Bygraves
Unknown:
Max Bygraves

PRAGUE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA leader JIRI TOMASEK conducted by VACLAV SMETACEK A public concert from the Cathedral Part 1
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6, in B minor (Pathétique)
Tchaikovsky Symphonies and Concertos by John Warrack. another in the series of BBC Music Guides, may be obtained through booksellers or by sending a crossed po to BBC Publications. [address removed]. Price 6s (postage and packing Is 3d).

Contributors

Leader:
Jiri Tomasek
Conducted By:
Vaclav Smetacek
Unknown:
John Warrack.

Part 2
Petr Eben Vox Clamantis (1969: first broadcast performance in this country)
Petr Eben (born 1929) is one of the most prolific of contemporary Czech composers. He is an accomplished pianist and organist, and now teaches at the Charles University in Prague.
8.53* Dvorak Slavonic Dances Nos 1-8

Wally Herbert talks to MAGNUS MAGNUSSON about his 2.000-mile walk with three companions and 34 huskies on floating ice across the North Pole
(An extended version of the broadcast on 17 Dec 1969)
9.58 Weather

Contributors

Talks:
Wally Herbert
Unknown:
Magnus Magnusson

Michael Foot , mp presents a selection of prost and music which has influenced his life and his political thought: before an invited audience at Broadcasting House. London.
Reader SEAN BARRETT
Produced by Richard KEEN

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Foot
Reader:
Sean Barrett
Produced By:
Richard Keen

The peace of God
John 14, v 27; Psalm 85, vv 4-14 (Br Ps): a reading from ' The Cost of Discipleship ' by Dietrich Bonhoeffer : Ephesians 2. vv 13-22; Hebrews 13. vv 15-21: Father of peace (BBC RB 488); Philippians 4, v 7
10.59 Weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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