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For Asian listeners BBC Birmingham
7.45 Bells; programme news
7.50 Sunday Reading
Poems of Henry Vaughan read by MARJORIE ANDERSON Producer MONICA FURLONG
7.55 Weather, programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Henry Vaughan
Read By:
Marjorie Anderson
Producer:
Monica Furlong

Presented by CLIVE JACOBS Reporter DOUGLAS BROWN Producer DAVID WINTER
8.50 Programme news
8.55 Weather

Contributors

Presented By:
Clive Jacobs
Reporter:
Douglas Brown
Producer:
David Winter

Regional Variations (2)

Letter from America by Alistair Cooke

Preconceptions about place

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Understanding the world means losing some preconceptions about other places. Show more

from Edmund's Church Street Methodist Church, Salisbury Led by REV DERRICK GRERVES
Hymns (Methodist Hymn Book): Awake, our souls! (418); What shall I do my God to love (77); All things are possible to him (548); Just as I am (353)
Readings (Alan Dale version): Exodus 2, vv 11-25; Acts 9, vv 1-19. Organist GRAHAM ANNETTS Conductor MICHAEL HARRIS

Contributors

Unknown:
Derrick Grerves
Unknown:
Alan Dale
Organist:
Graham Annetts
Conductor:
Michael Harris

ANGELA rippon appears on behalf of the Dorset Association of Toy Libraries, a lending service of toys specialty designed to help socially deprived and physically and mentally handicapped children to overcome their difficulties.
Donations, by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Angela Rippon

Introduced by JIM PESTRIDGE
The Numbers Game: LAURIE SULTAN explains the numbers applied to motor oils.
New Measures for Old: ERIC TOBITT talks to DR R. YORKE about the new SI Units
Towing Away: CHARLES BRAND-RETH explains the law on ' impounding ' cars.
Bumper Crop: a round-up of motoring news by CLIVE JACOBS
Producer JOHN HASLAM at 11.43* the latest traffic report

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jim Pestridge
Unknown:
Laurie Sultan
Unknown:
Dr R. Yorke
Unknown:
Clive Jacobs
Producer:
John Haslam

A Century of Modern Theatre Juno and the Paycock
A new production of SEAN O'CASEY 'S tragedy with Donal McCann. Pauline Delany Marie Keane , John Kavanagh Niall Buggy , Sorcha Cusack
In a Dublin tenement during the 1922 civil war, a poor family struggles to survive. Juno Boyle nurses her wounded son while her idle husband passes the time in drinking and romantic talk. Then a sudden legacy promises to change their lives, and bring true their dreams of dignity, comfort and love.
Producer and director
MICHAEL HEFFERNAN
BBC Northern Ireland

Contributors

Unknown:
Sean O'Casey
Unknown:
Donal McCann.
Unknown:
Pauline Delany
Unknown:
Marie Keane
Unknown:
John Kavanagh
Unknown:
Niall Buggy
Unknown:
Sorcha Cusack
Unknown:
Juno Boyle
Unknown:
Michael Heffernan

In this edition of Talking Point - a dog that catches spiny anteaters, a jay which plants trees, and (if you can believe it) a squirrel that seems to have taken up golf!
Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Wednesday 9.5 am)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Jones
Producer:
Dilys Breese

A magazine for the blind
Advice for the Deaf Blind: Margaret Ford points out some of the help available. Introduced by David Scott Blackhall

In Touch, advice and information for blind people, and those who care for them, 60p from bookshops

Contributors

Presenter:
David Scott Blackhall
Reporter:
Margaret Ford
Producer:
Thena Heshel

A new quiz game about what famous people said and what Larry Adler , Alan Coren Humphrey Lyttelton and Diana Quick think they ought to have said instead Quotations read by Ronald Fletcher
Devised and presented by Nigel Rees
Producer JOHN LLOYD
(Diana Quick is a National Theatre Player)

Contributors

Unknown:
Larry Adler
Unknown:
Alan Coren
Unknown:
Humphrey Lyttelton
Unknown:
Diana Quick
Read By:
Ronald Fletcher
Presented By:
Nigel Rees
Producer:
John Lloyd
Unknown:
Diana Quick

Michael Hardwick presents excerpts from some of the popular operettas by Audran, Messager. Lecocq and Planquette, including VPronique and Les Cloches de Corneville: records

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Hardwick

by GEORGE MEREDITH. dramatised in five parts by d. G. BRIDSON with Anna Massey, Simon Cadell , Rosalind Ayres, Jill Balcon , Angela Pleasence and Philip Bond as George Meredith
Old Tom is furthering Evan's chances of marriage to Rose by offering to settle money on them - a scheme which finds some favour with the Jocelyns, but he's not the only schemer: Julie Bonner is plotting against his marriage, and the Countess, in an effort to discredit Evan's rival, merely wrecks her cherished pique-nique.'
4: Aftermath of a Visitation
Producer JANE MORGAN
(Repeated: Tuesday 3.5 pm)
9.58 Weather

Contributors

Unknown:
George Meredith.
Unknown:
Anna Massev
Unknown:
Simon Cadell
Unknown:
Rosalind Ayres
Unknown:
Jill Balcon
Unknown:
Angela Pleasence
Unknown:
Philip Bond
Unknown:
George Meredith
Unknown:
Old Tom
Unknown:
Julie Bonner
First young man:
Michael Cochrane
Second young man:
Anthony Smee
Girl:
Alison Gollings
Harry Joeelyn:
David Troughton
Evan Harrington:
Simon Cadell
Susan:
Alison Frazer
Polly Wheedle:
Rosalind Adams
Lady Jocelyn:
Jill Balcon
Mrs Harrington:
Pauline Letts
Rose Jocelyn:
Rosalind Ayres
Julie Bonner:
Angela Pleasence
Drummond Forth:
Philip Voss
Sir Franks Jooelyn:
Garard Green
Louisa, Countess de Saldar:
Anna Massey
Ferdinand Laxley:
Tim Pigott-Smith
Caroline Strike:
Jane Wenham
Andrew Qogglesby:
Christopher Benjamin

Britain and America over two centuries: a series of eight programmes to mark the American Bicentennial.
Written and presented by Ian McIntyre
2: Ties as Light as Air - the American British Heritage Speakers: SIDNEY AHLSTROM HARRY ALLEN , BERNARD BAILYN
ALFRED CHANDLER , RONALD DWORKIN LORD HAILSHAM OF ST MARYLEBONE ROBERT HANDY
ELIZABETH HARDWICK
HAROLD LANGLEY , WARREN NUTTER EUGENE ROSTOW
ARTHUR SCHLESINGER JNR
FRANK CECILTHWAITE. ROBIN WINKS Readers LOUISE PURSLOW, OWEN DUDLEY EDWARDS , TOM FLEMING
Historical consultant ALEC CAMPBELL, Professor of American History, Birmingham University.
Producer MICHAEL MASON

Contributors

Presented By:
Ian McIntyre
Unknown:
Sidney Ahlstrom
Unknown:
Harry Allen
Unknown:
Bernard Bailyn
Unknown:
Alfred Chandler
Unknown:
Ronald Dworkin
Unknown:
Elizabeth Hardwick
Unknown:
Harold Langley
Unknown:
Warren Nutter
Unknown:
Eugene Rostow
Unknown:
Arthur Schlesinger Jnr
Unknown:
Frank Cecilthwaite.
Unknown:
Owen Dudley Edwards
Unknown:
Tom Fleming
Producer:
Michael Mason

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