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Make Yourself at Home
Programme for Asian listeners
7.45 Bells followed by programme news
7.50 Sunday Reading
The Death of Ivan llych by Leo Tolstoy
Read by PAUL SCOFIELD (3)
7.55 Weather, programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Leo Tolstoy
Read By:
Paul Scofield

Religious news and views presented by PAUL BARNES Reporter DOUGLAS BROWN Producer DAVID WINTER
8.50 Programme news
8.55 Weather

Contributors

Presented By:
Paul Barnes
Reporter:
Douglas Brown
Producer:
David Winter

from the Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul, Bromley, Kent. The third of five broadcasts during Lent in which the preacher is invited to speak under the title My Last Sermon. Officiant and preacher, The Vicar, THE REV P. H. E. GOODRICH , assisted by THE REV c. j. OFFER Introit, Gloria and Creed (M. Bailey )
Readings (NEB): Jeremiah 17, vv 5-8; Ephesians 5, vv 1-14; Luke 11, vv 14-28
Psalm 121 (Watford Davies)
Hymns (A and M Rev): Holy, holy, holy (160); 0 thou who earnest from above (329); Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour (400)
Director of music MICHAEL BAILEY Assistant organist MICHAEL EDWARDS

Contributors

Unknown:
P. H. E. Goodrich
Unknown:
M. Bailey
Music:
Michael Bailey
Organist:
Michael Edwards

BILL Simpson appeals on behalf of Parkinson's Disease Society which helps sufferers and sponsors medical research into this cruelly immobilising and distressing affliction.
Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: Bill Simpson, Parkinson's Disease Society[address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Simpson

Introduced by CLIVE JACOBS
Should the Owner be Liable? Motoring lawyer CHARLES BRAND-P.ETH explains possible changes in the parking laws.
Choose a New Car: JEAN ROBIN son has some useful advice. Tyre Pressures - what is correct? JOHN TOOGOOD
Recovering Your Costs: an insurance point explained by JOHN GASELEE
Producer JOHN HASLAM at 11.43* the latest traffic report

Contributors

Introduced By:
Clive Jacobs
Unknown:
Jean Robin
Unknown:
John Toogood
Unknown:
John Gaselee
Producer:
John Haslam

Cliff Michelmore invites you to ring him on [number removed]to exchange ideas live by phone on any subject bar party politics with studio guests:
Alastair Kee, lecturer in theology at Hull University
Fay Weldon, novelist
Brian Connell, writer and commentator
To promote your questions [number removed](16 lines) will take calls from 11.00 am onward. Or send your question in advance on a postcard with your telephone number to Whatever You Think, Room 4066, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
12.55 Weather, programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Cliff Michelmore
Unknown:
Alastair Kee
Unknown:
Fay Weldon
Unknown:
Brian Connell

visits Wiltshire
Members of the Westbury and District Gardeners Association put their questions to
FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL
Questionmaster KENNETH FORD Producer BARBARA MCDONALD
(Repeated: Tuesday, 4.0 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown:
Alan Gemmell
Unknown:
Questionmaster Kenneth Ford

Regional Variations (2)

Study on 4

BBC Radio 4 FM

medium wave The Little One by WILLIAM TEMPLETON with Richard Pearson and Jo Manning Wilson
'This is Marino land. Our family has lived here for hundreds of years. If I buy a vineyard somewhere else what do I tell him? I refuse to dispose of my son's property before he is born.'
Cast:
Producer RONALD MASON

Contributors

Unknown:
William Templeton
Unknown:
Richard Pearson
Unknown:
Jo Manning Wilson
Producer:
Ronald Mason
Lorenzo Ninni:
Haydn Jones
Franca Marino:
Jo Manning Wilson
Pietro Marino:
Richard Pearson
Rosanna Marino:
Carol Marsh
Antonella Marino:
Margaret Robertson
Mario Speranza:
Derek Seaton
Luigi Tonay:
Ian Thompson
Anna Marino:
Barbara Mitchell
Francesca Lurachi:
Mary O'Farrell
Dr D'Abusco:
Denis McCarthy
Ricky Lurachi:
Paul Grist

0 soft embalmer of the still midnight ...
Poets tend to wax enthusiastic about sleep - sleep in human beings, that is. But what about other animals?
How does an elephant sleep, for example, or a seal, or a goat? How do animals sleep in water, or in the air? What prevents a sleeping bird from falling off its perch? Do animals dream?
Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer DILYS BREESE
(from Bristol. Shortened version: Wednesday, 9.5 am)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Jones
Producer:
Dilys Breese

Using Residual Vision: ideas from JOHN ARMSTRONG , MIKE TODlN and BOB GREENHALGH Introduced by JANE finnis
Producer jocelyn RYDER-SMITH

Contributors

Unknown:
John Armstrong
Unknown:
Mike Todln
Unknown:
Bob Greenhalgh
Introduced By:
Jane Finnis
Producer:
Jocelyn Ryder-Smith

In this final programme of the present series the regular panel follow up some of the cases heard over the past 26 weeks. How helpful was the advice? Were there repercussions resulting from taking part? Panel: DR WENDY GREENGROSS DR JAMES HEMMING
Chairman Jean Metcalfe Producer HUGH PURCELL

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Wendy Greengross
Unknown:
Dr James Hemming
Unknown:
Jean Metcalfe
Producer:
Hugh Purcell

A musical quiz devised by EDWARD J. MASON and TONY SHRYANE Owen Brannigan and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the chair Steve Race
(Repeated: Thursday, 12.25 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Unknown:
Tony Shryane
Unknown:
Owen Brannigan
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Ian Wallace
Unknown:
Denis Norden
Unknown:
Steve Race

In every life there are moments of decision - turning-points that shape a person's character and outlook. Looking back they may stand out more clearly. This week:
Lord MacLeod of Fuinary retraces the way with FRANK TOPPING

BEI.A SIKI (piano)
BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA, led by WILLIAM BENHAM conductor BRYDEN THOMSON
Mozart Piano Concerto No 16, in D major (K 451)
8.27. Stravinsky Ballet: Pelrushka (1947 version) piano VINCENT BILLINGTON

Contributors

Conductor:
William Benham
Conductor:
Bryden Thomson
Piano:
Vincent Billington

by HOWARD SPRING: adapted for radio in four parts by TRUMAN REEVES with Wilfred Pickles Wilfrid Lawson and Kevin McHugh
2: Growing success takes the two friends and their families to Cornwall, where they meet with a God-haunted Captain and a fatal accident.
(For full cast see Tues, 3.0 pm)
9.58 Weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Truman Reeves
Unknown:
Wilfred Pickles
Unknown:
Wilfrid Lawson
Unknown:
Kevin McHugh

A series of four programmes presenting questions and controversy concerning science, scientists and the public. Presented by BRIAN j FORD 3: The Good Die Young
A life-span of 70 years or so is still what most of us hope for: but a few people live to twice that age. Should we encourage research into longevity; do we need euthanasia or should we not interfere? Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT

Contributors

Presented By:
Brian J Ford
Producer:
Michael Bright

BBC Radio 4 FM

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