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For Asian listeners BBC Birmingham long ware only
7.45 Bells long wave only
7.50 Sunday Reading
MGR PATRICK MCENROE reads from The Desert Fathers by HELEN WADDELL See also 10.15 pm long wave only
7.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Mgr Patrick McEnroe
Unknown:
Helen Waddell

A weekly look at religious news at home and abroad. Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer JOHN NEWBURY long wave only

Contributors

Presented By:
Clive Jacobs
Producer:
John Newbury

SIR ROBERT MARK appeals on behalf of the National Association of Voluntary Hostels which in the 17 years of its existence has dealt with 76.000 cases of single homelessness.
Donations, preferably by crossed ro or cheque, to: Sir Robert Mark , National Association of Voluntary Hostels, [address removed]
long wave only
8.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Robert Mark
Unknown:
Sir Robert Mark

Regional Variations (2)

Letter from America by Alistair Cooke

Inflation at 14.4 per cent

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Rising inflation hits Carter's poll ratings, despite uplift from signing of Egypt-Israeli peace deal. Show more

from Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Kingsway, Swansea
Conducted by the Minister, THE REV A. GLYN MORRIS
Hymns (The Baptist Hymn Book): Praise Him! Praise Him! Jesus, our blessed Redeemer (215); 0 Thou who has redeemed of old (455); A Sovereign protector I have (570); Great God of wonders, all Thy ways (55)
Reading: Ephesians 2, vv 1-10
Organist JOHN DAVIES BBC Wales long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
The Rev A. Glyn Morris
Organist:
John Davies

A new programme in which Tom Vernon presents a selection of your reactions and responses to programmes on radio and television.
If you have any bouquets or brickbats please write to: Feedback, BBC Broadcasting House, [address removed]

(Long wave only)

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Vernon
Producer:
Kay Evans

Presented by Peter Hobday and Louise Botting
Including Debatable Point, in which top financial experts discuss how their approach differs to various aspects of saving and investment.
A Financial World Tonight production

Contributors

Presented By:
Peter Hobday
Presented By:
Louise Botting

Frank Muir and Alfred Marks begin a new series in which they investigate the humour of the subject.
' Education is the process of casting false pearls before real swine' with the voices of JIMMY EDWARDS
LILY TOMLIN , WILL HAY TONY HANCOCK and JOYCE GRENFELL
Written by FRANK MUIR and SIMON BRETT
Producer GEOFFREY PERKINS

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Jimmy Edwards
Unknown:
Lily Tomlin
Unknown:
Will Hay
Unknown:
Tony Hancock
Unknown:
Joyce Grenfell
Written By:
Frank Muir
Written By:
Simon Brett
Producer:
Geoffrey Perkins

Marcus Gutteridge the American novelist and critic, presents an anthology of poetry and prose that has delighted him in a literary career spanning more than 50 years.
Readings by John Mortimer and Patricia Hodge
Producer BRIAN PATTEN BBC Bristol
12.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Marcus Gutteridge
Unknown:
John Mortimer
Unknown:
Patricia Hodge
Producer:
Brian Patten

visits Nottinghamshire where members of the Norton Cuckney and District Village Produce Association put their questions to FRED LOADS BILL SOWERBUTTS and PROFESSOR ALAN GEMMELL Questionmaster KEN FORD BBC Manchester
(Rev rpt: Wed 10.5 am) long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Norton Cuckney
Unknown:
Fred Loads
Unknown:
Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown:
Professor Alan Gemmell
Unknown:
Ken Ford

Blossom byROSE TREMAIN with Ruth Goring as Grace Grace is in her 50s. She provides bed and breakfast for commercial travellers. They like her. She is cheerful, bright, warm and welcoming. Yet life is never that simple. Grace is a complicated mixture of desire and loneliness - as we discover.
Directed by KAY PATRICK (First broadcast in 1977) long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Rose Tremain
Unknown:
Ruth Goring
Unknown:
Grace Grace
Directed By:
Kay Patrick
Dennis:
Malcolm Hayes
Peter:
Michael Cochrane
Mr Shiner:
Jonathan Scott
Mr Marchant:
George A. Cooper
Lilian:
Irene Sutcliffe

Talking Point
Discussing listeners' queries and comments about wildlife and the country-side. Introduced by Derek Jones
Producer BRIAN LEITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Wed at 9.5 am) long wave only

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Jones
Producer:
Brian Leith

Presenter Peter White Books for Children
KEVIN MULHERN reviews what is available for young blind readers.
Producer TUENA HESHEL long wave only

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter White
Unknown:
Kevin Mulhern
Producer:
Tuena Heshel

Brian Johnston recently visited Lambourn in Berkshire
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Rev rpt of Fri's b'cast) long wave only
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Johnston
Producer:
Anthony Smith

SYLVIA ROSENBERG (violin) BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA led by MAURICE BRETT conducted by KURT SANDERLING
Mozart Overture: Die Entfiihrung aus dem Serail (K 384); Violin concerto No 4, in D major (K 218); Symphony No 25, in G minor (K 183)

Contributors

Violin:
Sylvia Rosenberg
Unknown:
Maurice Brett
Conducted By:
Kurt Sanderling

byANNE BRONTË adapted for radio in six parts by ALLAN MCCLELLAND with Rosalind Shanks and Russell Dixon
Part 5: Gilbert Markham has begun to read the diary of Helen Graham. He discovers that she is married and that her real name is Helen Hunt ingdon. It is a marriage that is bringing her nothing but misery and despair.
Directed by KAY PATRICK BBC Manchester
(Rcpeatedon Fri at 3.5 pm) t.58 Weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Anne Brontë
Unknown:
Allan McClelland
Unknown:
Rosalind Shanks
Unknown:
Russell Dixon
Unknown:
Gilbert Markham
Unknown:
Helen Graham.
Unknown:
Helen Hunt
Directed By:
Kay Patrick
Helen Graham:
Rosalind Shanks
Gilbert Markham:
Russell Dixon
Mr Huntingdon:
John Green
Miiicent:
Amanba Murray
Annabella:
Illona Linthwaite
Lord Lowborough:
Ian Flintoff
Crimsby:
James Tomlinson
Hattersley:
Adrian Egan
Hargrave:
Henry Knowles
Rachel:
Judith Barker

- celebration of the life and work of Helen Waddell Written and presented by Patrick McEnroe
Readers Eileen Atkins Denys Hawthorne
Producer MOORE WASSON BBC Northern Ireland

Contributors

Unknown:
Helen Waddell
Readers:
Patrick McEnroe
Readers:
Eileen Atkins
Readers:
Denys Hawthorne
Producer:
Moore Wasson

A series of plays for late-night listening. My Mouja by JOHN LUCAROTTI
Maryan has two passions in his life - falling in love and Mouja his yacht. Both have their clearly defined place in his life - until Hazel arrives on the scene. Mouja is none too pleased about that....
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN

Contributors

Unknown:
John Lucarotti
Directed By:
Glyn Dearman
Maryan:
Olivier Pierre
Hazel:
Rosalind Adams

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