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7.10 Sunday Papers
7.15 Apna Hi
Ghar Samajhiye : for Asians BBC Birmingham
7.45 Bells
7.50 New series
Turning Over New Leaves Pamela Egan looks at and selects readings from The Killing, a new book of meditations by RICHARD HOLLOWAY

Contributors

Unknown:
Ghar Samajhiye
Unknown:
Pamela Egan
Unknown:
Richard Holloway

Family mass from St Alban's Roman Catholic Church, Chaddesden,Derby Celebrant MGR
JOHN MCLEAN Preacher FR PHILIP O'DOWD Readings (jb): Numbers 6. w 22-27; Galatians 4, w 4.7; Luke 2, w 16-21
Hymns (Celebration Hymnal): Go, tell it on the mountain (92); All that I am (11); The Virgin Mary had a baby boy (321); Hark. the herald angels sing (113)
BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Unknown:
John McLean
Unknown:
Preacher Fr Philip O'Dowd
Unknown:
Virgin Mary

I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again
The Wonder Show starring Tim Brooke-Taylor
John Cleese
Graeme Garden David Hatch Jo Kendall and Bill Oddie Written by JOHN CLEESE , GRAEME GARDEN
ERIC IDLE. JOHN ESMONDE
BOB IARBEY. PETER AND DAVID LUND and BILL ODDIE
Music THE DAVE l.EE GROUP Producer HUMPHREY BARCLAY (First broadcast in 1966)

Contributors

Unknown:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown:
John Cleese
Unknown:
Graeme Garden
Unknown:
David Hatch
Unknown:
Jo Kendall
Unknown:
Bill Oddie
Written By:
John Cleese
Written By:
Graeme Garden
Unknown:
John Esmonde
Unknown:
Bob Iarbey.
Unknown:
David Lund
Producer:
Humphrey Barclay

... transports you to the island of Puerto Rico to sample some Caribbean hospitality.
Meanwhile in the silicon valleys of California, the talking cash register is taking over at the supermarket checkout.
Presenter Derek Cooper Producer joy HATWOOD

Contributors

Presenter:
Derek Cooper

visits Yorkshire where members of the Mirrield
Allotments and Gardens Society Ltd put their questions to Geoffrey Smith Clay Jones and Dr Stefan Buczacki
Questionmaster Ken Ford BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 10.0 am)

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoffrey Smith
Unknown:
Clay Jones
Unknown:
Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown:
Questionmaster Ken

A new production of Noel Coward's improbable farce
With Paul Eddington as Charles Condomine, Julia McKenzie as Ruth Condomine, Anna Massey as Elvira and Peggy Mount as Madame Arcati
The scene is the living-room of the Condomines' house in Kent
(Paul Eddington is in "Lovers Dancing" at the Albery Theatre, London; Peggy Mount is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)
(Broadcast on Holiday Tuesday)

Contributors

Author:
Noel Coward
Director:
Glyn Dearman
Charles Condomine:
Paul Eddington
Ruth Condomine:
Julia McKenzie
Elvira:
Anna Massey
Madame Arcati:
Peggy Mount
Dr Bradman:
Richard Pearson
Mrs Bradman:
Jane Wenham
Edith:
Jill Lidstone

Let's Hear it Again
A selection of extracts from listeners' favourite Living World and Wildlife programmes broadcast during the past year
Introduced by Peter France Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol

Contributors

Introduced By:
Peter France
Producer:
John Harrison

Kashgar, the most westerly city in China, was once the eastern-most bastion of Islam as well as bestriding the ancient silk road from the east. Now, after being closed to foreigners for many years, the region is opening up again and selected foreigners, among them the BBC's 'Peking
Correspondent, Stephen Jessel , have been allowed to visit the city.

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephen Jessel

This portrait of a London House and the family who've lived in it for 50 years won the Prix Italia for Radio Documentaries in 1983 with the voices of Charles and Enid-Margaret Drage and Anita Cudal.

Contributors

Speaker:
Charles Drage
Speaker:
Enid-Margaret Drage
Speaker:
Anita Cudal
Recordings by:
Lloyd Silverthorne
Recordings by:
Robin Spicer
Technical Presentation:
Roy Fraser
Producer:
Piers Plowrlght

A story of the R101
A serial in seven parts by DAVID BEATY
6: RlOl had left Cardington in Bedfordshire for India. Before reaching London, the aft engine had failed. The weather began worsening. The head winds were twice the speed forecast. And it was pouring with rain....
Narrator CONRAD PHILIPS
Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
David Beaty
Directed By:
Brian Miller
Johnston/Leech ,:
Pavel Douglas
Irwin AI:
An Moore
Atherstone/Bell:
Elwyn Johnson
Binks/O'Neill Buck:
Phillip Manikum
Colmore/Brancker:
Hubert Rees
Thomson:
Esmond Hideout
Olive:
Ingrid Hafner
Hunt:
Rex Holdsworth
Scott/Church:
John Hartoch

'There's a row of buildings in Manchester going north to south which starts with Doddington's Brewery, then Strangeways Prison, Victoria Station and then us....'
The atmosphere at Chetham's School of Music is surprisingly un-rarefied. A factory farm for fledgeling virtuosi? Hardly, but the talent nurtured at Britain's only big specialist music school is nonetheless extraordinary.
Pupils and teachers present a portrait of Chet's at work. Producer KATE PENTON

Contributors

Producer:
Kate Penton

by CYRIL HAYWARD-JONES adapted by michael daviek Read by Garard Green
Five readings about a life-long struggle for acceptance and independence.
1: A Touch of Reality
'Flowers meant nothing to me apart from the smell.....There were things called ferns whose rough leaves, rubbing against my face, filled me with a wild terror.'
Producer HERBERT Williams BBC Wales

Contributors

Unknown:
Cyril Hayward-Jones
Adapted By:
Michael Daviek

Regional Variations (2)

Letter from America by Alistair Cooke

1984 and the nuclear threat

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Opinion polls reveal the American public's fears over inflation, unemployment, the corporate and governmental use of new technology and an imminent nuclear war with the USSR.

'This may mark the beginning of a new era in Washington some sorely needed horse-sense has finally come to Capitol Hill.'
(PRESIDENT REAGAN opening The American Cowboy Exhibition in the Library of Congress,
Washington DC)
Christopher Frayling explores the reality and the myth of the American Cowboy when he visits the largest and most remarkable collection of cowboy memorabilia, paraphernalia and artefacts ever assembled. The Exhibition is touring the United States throughout 1984.
Producer JOHN POWELLL.
(A repeat of a Kaleidoscope production)

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Frayling
Producer:
John Powelll.

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