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7.10 Sunday Papers
7.15 Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye for Asian listeners BBC Birmingham
7.50 The Shape of God
With THE RKV FRASER SMITH John 4. vv 19-26
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8.10 Sunday Papers
Religious news from home and abroad.
Presenter Bernard Jackson Producer FRANCIS GUMLEY
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Donations, preferably by cheque or PO, to: C. H. Rolph ,
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9.10 Sunday Papers
from the Central
Methodist Church, Bromley, Kent conducted by THE REV LEONARD BARNETT with the BRIDGEBUILDERS FOLK GROUP
Readings: Isaiah 61, vv 1-3 and 11; Luke 4. vv 14-30 (dramatised by the Central Theatre Workshop)
Hymns (MHB): O for a thousand tongues to sing (1); Hail to the Lord's anointed (245); Come, thou long-expected Jesus (242); Jesus, Lord, we look to thee (Hymns and Songs 35)
Choir anthem: God is love, his the care
Organist JOHN HARRHY
Omnibus edition Producer
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Introduced by June Knox-Mawer, who talks to Irish writer and traveller Dervla Murphy , and presents highlights from Woman's Hour.
Hancock's Half Hour starring Tony Hancock with Sidney James Kenneth Williams
Hattie Jacques , Bill Kerr WALLY STOTT AND HIS
ORCHESTRA. Written by RAY GALTON , ALAN SIMPSON Producer TOM RONALD
... goes shopping and cooking on a budget.
Derek Cooper reports on value for money.
Producer joy hatwood
12.55 Weather; programme news
Presenter Gordon Clough
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visits Gloucestershire, where members of the Churchdown Horticultural Society put their questions to Bill Sowerbutts
Professor Alan Gemmell and Clay Jones
Questionmaster Ken Ford
Piracy freely dramatised by WILLIAM FOX from the novel by MICHAEL ARLEN
In the aftermath of the 1914-18 war. certain privileged, aristocratic 1 bright young things ' moved in a leisurely way between the London town house, the seat in the country, the place in Scotland and the villa on the Riviera. Virginia, wife of Lord Tarlyon, was of that company; Ivor Marlay , a well-connected author, wounded in the war, was just a hanger-on - and the reason was Virginia.
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN
Mavis Bennett captured the hearts of millions of people between the wars with her incredibly pure soprano voice. She talks of her experiences and the many now-famous people she met and worked with and includes musical illustrations taken from her extensive recorded repertoire.
Producer MICHAEL FORD
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Your queries are discussed by Arthur Negus and Bernard Price with Hugh Scully.
Producer SARAH PITT BBC Bristol long wave only
(Details: Thurs 9.30 am) long wave only
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Brian Johnston makes another journey Down Your Way.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Mon 11.5 am) long wave only
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The Life and Times of Dorothy L. Sayers
Presented by Vernon Sproxton , who describes her as ' a parson's daughter, brilliant classics scholar, school-ma'am, advertising copy-writer, yarn-spinner, amateur theologian, moralist and philosopher.' With contributions from those who knew her, including
Dr Barbara Reynolds , a close friend for many years, who completed her translation of Dante's Divine Comedy, and the dramatist James Brabazon , who knew her as a fellow church warden. The writings of DOROTHY L. SAYERS are read by VIVIAN PICKLES
Producer PETER FIRTH
Johnny Morris recalls people, places and happenings in a quarter-of-a-century of jaunting. Producer BRIAN PATTEN BBC Bristol
(Details: Thurs 4.15 pm)
BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by SEIJI OZAWA Berlioz Symphonie fantastique. Op 14
(WCRB recording from Boston Symphony transcription trust)
by Thomas Hardy dramatised in three parts by Jane Beeson
3: Since their accidental encounter with her old love Stephen in the church, Elfride is painfully resolved to tell Henry Knight the truth about her past. Yet she cannot bring herself to do so - frightened by what she expects his reaction to be and desperate for just one more day's happiness. But her procrastination is to be her downfall....
Directed by Cherry Cookson
A series of six radio portraits by ALISON FLOWDEN 3: The Noble House of Howard
Introduced by John Julius Norwich fourth Duke of Norfolk
Excerpts from other letters and journals read by GEOFFREY BANKS, PETER BELL , KEITH CLIFFORD ,
RUSSELL DIXON ,
VALERIE GEORGESON , DAVID MAHLOWB , ANN RYE and GEOFFREY WHEELER
Including an interview with George Howard of Castle Howard, York Music composed by RICHARD HARVEY
Theme by NIGEL hess Producer TREVOR HILL BBC Manchester
(Repeate(l: Fri 11.5 am) (An article based on this programme will appear in THE LISTENER dated 4 Feb)
The Lord's Song In a Strange Land
4: ' Yea the darkness is no darkness with thee, but the night is as clear as the day, the darfcness and light to thee are both alike.'
A meditation on Psalm 139 IAN tracey plays Howells' Psalm Prelude Set 2, No 2 Readings by ERIC WILKES Producer DAVID craig BBC Manchester
Presenter Peter Hill
Producer PETER robins
Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude