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7.1S Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye
For Asian listeners BBC Birmingham long wave only
7.45 Bells long wave only
7.50 Sunday Reading
CHRISTOPHER MARTIN , aSSlSted by CINDY KENT , reads from his new book. Trespass Against Francis long wave only
7.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Martin
Unknown:
Cindy Kent

ANNA MATHESON appeals on behalf of the National Star Centre for Disabled Youth which provides further education and vocational training for disabled school-leavers.
Donations. preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]long wave only
8.55 Weather; programme news and Continental Travel Information

Contributors

Unknown:
Anna Matheson

Regional Variations (2)

Letter from America by Alistair Cooke

Gromyko's threat to SALT treaty

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

US Senate fury over Soviet foreign minister Gromyko's threat to sink SALT treaty. Show more

An annual service more especially for blind people from St Andrew 's
Church, Harberton, Devon Introduced by ALVAR LIDELL Officiant and Preacher THE REV JOHN SHEPHEARD-WALWYN Reading from the Jerusalem Bible: Matthew 16, vv 13-17 and 20-27 Hymns (sop): Lord of all hopefulness (565); Immortal, Invisible (535); He who would valiant be (515); All people that on earth (443)
Psalm 121 (Chant: Turle) Anthem: God be in my head (Walford Davies) Organist J. G. BUSBRIDGI Director of choir CAROLE OLDFIELD
BBC Bristol. long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
St Andrew
Introduced By:
Alvar Lidell
Organist:
J. G. Busbridgi

100 Not out starring Jimmy Clitheroe with PETER SINCLAIR
PATRICIA BURKE , DANNY ROSS DIANA DAY, DERVCK GUYLER
TONY MELODY , HARRY HAYWARD ALYN AINSWORTH and the BBC NORTHERN DANCE ORCHESTRA. Written by JAMES CASEY and FRANK ROSCOE Producer JAMES CASEY
(First broadcast Feb 1964)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy Clitheroe
Unknown:
Peter Sinclair
Unknown:
Patricia Burke
Unknown:
Danny Ross
Unknown:
Dervck Guyler
Unknown:
Tony Melody
Unknown:
Harry Hayward
Unknown:
Alyn Ainsworth
Written By:
James Casey
Written By:
Frank Roscoe
Producer:
James Casey

For the next three months at this time, you can hear conversation about some pleasurable paperbacks. Today Jacky Gillott and Arthur Marshall make their choice
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol
12.55Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Jacky Gillott
Unknown:
Arthur Marshall
Producer:
Pamela Howe

Unload your query on to Neil Landor and let the BBC Reference Library and other experts find the answer for you.
Producer NICK HUGHES
Questions, on a postcard, to: Enquire Within, BBC, London WlA 4WW
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Neil Landor
Producer:
Nick Hughes

visits Sussex where members of the Hurstpierpoint Horticultural Society put their questions to FRED LOADS BILL SOWERBUTTs and PROFESSOR ALAN GEMMELL Questionmaster KEN FORD
BBC Manchester (Repeated:
Wed 9.5 am) long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Alan Gemmell
Unknown:
Questionmaster Ken

by Bill Naughton
with Geoffrey Banks and Judith Barker

'Over the years a man and a woman try and make a home for their children - not just a furnished place to live in, but a home with some culture. But do these children thank you? Any expression of thanks seems out of place today.'

(BBC Manchester)
(First broadcast in 1975)
(long wave only)

Contributors

Writer:
Bill Naughton
Director:
Tony Cliff
Daisy Crompton:
Judith Barker
Florence Crompton:
Anna Keaveney
Betsy Jane:
Paula Tilbrook
Wilfred Crompton:
Alun Bond
Harold Crompton:
Bob Mason
Hilda Crompton:
Claire Kinsale
Rafe Crompton:
Geoffrey Banks
Arthur:
Alan Rothwell
Pianist:
Brian Layton

Round 2
England v Austria
(End of Round 1 scores: England 14 Austria 13i) England:
Anthony Quinton (Chairman) with Irene Thomas and John Julius Norwich Austria:
Gordon Clough (Chairman) with Dr Hilde Spiel writer, literary critic and novelist and Dr Thomas Lachs a director of the Austrian Co-operative Society Question researcher BERNICE COUPE
Producer TREVOR HILL BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 10.30 pm) long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Quinton
Unknown:
Irene Thomas
Unknown:
Gordon Clough
Unknown:
Dr Hilde Spiel
Unknown:
Dr Thomas Lachs

A magazine of special interest to the visually handicapped.
Normal Becomes National GEORGE MILLER reports on his visit to the Royal National College (formerly The Royal Normal College) at its new premises in Hereford, on the eve of its official opening by HRH The Prince of Wales.
Presenter Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
George Miller
Presenter:
Peter White
Producer:
Thena Heshel

Brian Johnston recently visited the Isle of Man Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Revised rpt of last Friday's broadcast) 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

An epic adventure in time and space including some helpful advice on how to see the Universe for less than 30 Altairian dollars a day.
Fit the First: in which the earth is unexpectedly destroyed and the great hitch-hike begins. Starring Peter Jones as the Book with Simon Jones as Arthur Dent, Geoffrey McGivern as Ford Prefect, Bill Wallis as Prosser and Vogon Captain, Jo Kendall as Lady Cynthia Fitzmelon, David Gooderson as Barman.

Contributors

Writer:
Douglas Adams
Special effects:
BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Producer:
Simon Brett
The Book:
Peter Jones
Arthur Dent:
Simon Jones
Ford Prefect:
Geoffrey McGivern
Prosser:
Bill Wallis
Lady Cynthia Fitzmelon:
Jo Kendall
Barman:
David Gooderson

Sir John Gielgud. in the first of 11 programmes. talks to John Miller about his life in the theatre.
1: The Purple of the Terrys
Broadcaster of the Year. If such an award were to be made, I would give It unhesitatingly to Sir John Gielgud for his brilliant series of off-the-cuff recollections.
(FINANCIAL TIMES)
Producer JOHN POWELL

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir John Gielgud.
Unknown:
John Miller
Unknown:
Sir John Gielgud
Producer:
John Powell

DAVID NOLAN (violin) BBC WELSH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA leader
CHRISTOPHER WARREN-GREEN conducted by ERIC WETHERELL
Mozart Overture: Don Giovanni
Delius Violin Concerto
Schubert Symphony No 8. in B minor (Unfinished) BBC Wales

Contributors

Violin:
David Nolan
Leader:
Christopher Warren-Green
Conducted By:
Eric Wetherell
Unknown:
Don Giovanni

by GEORGE MEREDITH adapted for radio in seven parts by D. G. BRIDSON with James Aubrey Anthony Newlands Sebastian Shaw Gwen Watford
Maev Alexander
5: Money in the Bank
Squire Beltham learns that Harry has succumbed to the charms of a German Princess. He also makes another discovery about the company his grandson has been keeping and the cat is out of the bag.
Directed by JOHN CARDY (For cast see Tues 3.35)
(Gwen Watford is in ' Bodies ' at the Ambassadors Theatre, London)

Contributors

Unknown:
George Meredith
Unknown:
D. G. Bridson
Unknown:
James Aubrey
Unknown:
Anthony Newlands
Unknown:
Sebastian Shaw
Unknown:
Gwen Watford
Unknown:
Maev Alexander
Directed By:
John Cardy

Just After Midnight by DAVE SIMPSON
There can be nothing worse for a minor criminal than to meet someone he knows very well at the scene of the crime he is already committing. Or perhaps there is?
Directed by TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Dave Simpson
Directed By:
Tony Cliff
Ray:
Alan Rothwell
Sandra:
Stephanie Turner

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