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A selection of music for early-morning listening
7.15 Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye for Asian listeners BBC Birmingham long wave only from 7.30
7.45 Bells long wave only
7.50 The Shape of God
THE REV NICHOLAS KING , SJ, reflects on the parable of the Wicked Husbandman: Matthew 20, w 1-16
7.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Ghar Samajhiye
Unknown:
Nicholas King

ESTHER RANTZEN appeals on behalf of the National Association for the Welfare of Children in Hospital which provides information and advice to parents and play-schemes, and transport and equipment for mothers' units in hospitals.
Donations, preferably by crossed PO or cheque, to: [address removed]
8.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Esther Rantzen
Unknown:
Esther Rantzen

Regional Variations (2)

Letter from America by Alistair Cooke

Carter steals rivals' thunder

Duration: 14 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

President Carter's annual speech turns into a 'state of the world' triumph. Show more

Parish Mass from St Pat rick's Church, Clogher, Northern Ireland
Celebrant and Preacher
The Bishop of Clougher, THE MOST REV DR JOSEPH DUFFY
Choirmaster
FR LAURENCE FLYNN \
Organist THOMAS CONNOLLY Readings: Jeremiah 1, vv 4-5, 17-19; 1 Corinthians 13, vv 4-13; Luke 4, vv 21-30
Hymns: Let all who are baptised; Dona Nobis Pacem; Love is his word; You shall go out in joy BBC Northern Ireland long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
St Pat
Choirmaster:
Dr Joseph Duffy
Choirmaster:
Fr Laurence Flynn

Omnibus edition Directed by VANESSA WHITBURX Producer
WILLIAU SMETHURST
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Directed By:
Vanessa Whitburx
Producer:
Williau Smethurst
Editor:
Anthony Parkin

Meat and drink for your Sunday lunchtime entertainment.
Derek Cooper takes the lid off food - good and bad, fun and fast - and the industry behind it. Editor DENNIS LOWER
Cookery Course 2: page 16
HELP! page 11
12.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Cooper

Your responses and reactions to programmes on radio and television.
Presented by Tom Vernon Producer JENNY DE YONG
Any comments, questions or suggestions would be welcomed by Feedback, BBC, Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

Contributors

Presented By:
Tom Vernon
Producer:
Jenny de Yong

visits Berkshire, where members of the Arbor-field Gardening Association put questions to
FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS PROFESSOR ALAN GEMMELL Questionmaster KEN FORD BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 10.5 am) long wave only
Indoor Gardening: page 16

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Alan Gemmell
Unknown:
Questionmaster Ken

by Arnold Yarrow
with Isabel Dean, Timothy West, Judy Parfitt
Dinah Sheridan, John Carson, Thelma Whiteley and Brian Carroll.

Chekhov's Three Sisters set their hearts on Moscow and all it represented for love, opportunity and fulfilment.
This play takes up their story in 1917, as middle age and revolution catch up with Masha, Olga and Irina. A younger generation is ready to carry away their dreams; their old life has vanished and even romance seems very far away ...

(Broadcast last Monday)
(long wave only)

Contributors

Writer:
Arnold Yarrow
[Actress]:
Isabel Dean
[Actor]:
Timothy West
[Actress]:
Judy Parfitt
[Actress]:
Dinah Sheridan
[Actor]:
John Carson
[Actress]:
Thelma Whiteley
[Actor]:
Brian Carroll

A review of the antiques and fine arts market, introduced by Bruce Parker. The excitement of the auction room and the fascination of a business where goods have no fixed price intrigue many people. Are antiques today objets d'art or simply a hedge against inflation? Take an inside look at the trade with regular news reports, investigations and a look at price trends in Jeremy Cooper 's Saleroom Report.
Producer SARAH PITT BBC Bristol long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Bruce Parker.
Unknown:
Jeremy Cooper
Producer:
Sarah Pitt

In a series of 13 programmes, Marghanita Laski presents some of our national songs that were already popular before Victoria became Queen and are still loved and sung today.
5: The Good Old CauseProducer HELEN FRY long wave only

Contributors

Unknown:
Marghanita Laski
Producer:
Helen Fry

Brian Johnston recently visited Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire. Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Tues 12.20 pm) 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

In six programmes, Graham Turner assesses the relevance of class in the 1980s.
5: A State of Mind
We all have our own opinions, attitudes and beliefs, but how are they formed and what effect do they have on our relationships with each other? How do we see ourselves? What do we aspire to and what do we expect?
Does the way we think prolong the barriers of class prejudice?, Producer
JANE MARSHALL
BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown:
Graham Turner
Unknown:
Jane Marshall

Frank Delaney introduces the magazine programme about the books you read, borrow and buy, both new and old, from classics to comics.
Producer SIMON ELMES

Contributors

Introduces:
Frank Delaney
Producer:
Simon Elmes

Saudi Arabia's Past Preserved
A modern museum seri vice is being set up in Saudi Arabia for the first time.
Malcolm Billings has the rare opportunity to observe how one of the world's wealthiest nations is planning to rescue its rich historical past from the gathering pace of 20th-century development. BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Malcolm Billings

UOURA LYMPANY (piano)
BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA leader DENNIS SIMONS conductor RAYMOND LEPPARD Grieg Music from Sigurd Jorsalfar (Prelude and March)
8.16* Weber KonzertstUck in F minor, for piano and orchestra
8.34* Tippett Ritual Dances (The Midsummer Marriage)
BBC Manchester

Contributors

Leader:
Dennis Simons
Conductor:
Raymond Leppard
Conductor:
Grieg Music
Unknown:
Sigurd Jorsalfar
Unknown:
Weber Konzertstuck

by D. H. LAWRENCE adapted for radio in six parts by D. G. BRIDSON
3: Clara \
BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
D. H. Lawrence
Unknown:
D. G. Bridson
Paul Morel:
Peter McEnery
Clara Dawes:
Billie Whitelaw
Mrs Morel:
Rosemary Leach
Miriam:
Rosalind Shanki
Walter Morel:
Geoffrey Banks
theD H Lawrence,Narrator:
.Roy Spencer
a young Edgar Leiversman.,:
John Dagllsh
Miss Lim:
Joan Anstey
Fanny:
Nina Holloway
Baxter Dawes:
Peter Ellis
Susan:
Carolyn Pickles
Mrs Radford:
Rosalie Williams

Pakistan is the new front line in the global power game. With Soviet tanks on his doorstep, President Zia claims to be the best insurance against a Russian drive to the Indian Ocean, and his country wants massive aid to modernise its armed forces. How should the West respond. Steve Bradshaw reports from Pakistan.
(Full details: Mon 11.5)

Contributors

Unknown:
Steve Bradshaw

BBC Radio 4 FM

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