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7.10 Sunday Papers
7.15 Apna Hi
Ghar Samajhiye : for Asians BBC Birmingham
7.45 Bells
7.50 Turning Over New Leaves
Mary Craig looks at and selects readings from To Be a Pilgrim, a new book by Cardinal Hume.

Contributors

Unknown:
Ghar Samajhiye
Unknown:
Mary Craig
Book By:
Cardinal Hume.

PAULINE COLLINS talks about The Foundation for the Study of Infant
Deaths (no 262191) and its work in supporting bereaved families and in raising funds for research. Donations to: Cot Death Research, [address removed]

Contributors

Talks:
Pauline Collins

Regional Variations (2)

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Rev Jesse Jackson persuades Syrians to release captured US soldier after official channels fail. Show more

from the Parish Church of Chiddingfold, Surrey Celebration of Holy
Communion according to Rite A of the Alternative Services Book.
Hymns (A&MR): 0 come all ye faithful (593); Thou whom shepherds (596); In the bleak mid-winter (67); At the name of Jesus (225) Readings:
Acts 10, w 34-39;
Matthew 3, vv 13-17
Celebrant and preacher THE REV JOHN NICHOLLS Director of music
LAN CHAPMAN

Contributors

Unknown:
John Nicholls

Omnibus edition
Directed by PETER WINDOWS Producer
WILLIAM SMETHURST
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
BBC Birmingham

Contributors

Directed By:
Peter Windows
Unknown:
William Smethurst
Editor:
Anthony Parkin

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 TIM BROOKETAYLOR
JOHN CLEESE. PHILLIP COX and GRAEME GARDEN
Music THE DAVE LEE 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:
Tim Brooketaylor
Written By:
John Cleese.
Unknown:
Humphrey Barclay

With the onset of the short Seville orange season, Derek Cooper reports on marmalades. And the early days of kitchen mechanisation: a collection of implements that pre-date even Granny's.
Producer JOY HATWOOD

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Cooper

An Unfortunate Occurrence At Hounslow by COUN HAYDN EVANS based on The Strange Death of Private White by HARRY HOPKINS with ballads set and sung by JOHN BULL
John Frederick, a native of Yorkshire,
Brought up in the famed town of Leeds,
Had been a hosier and a soldier,
Though scarce in his prime as we read.
Tied hands and feet to a ladder
While the sound of the Cat reached afar,
Oh Britain, thy deeds make me shudder,
Directed by IAN COTTERELL

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Hopkins
Sung By:
John Bull
Directed By:
Ian Cotterell
Private Frederick:
Gary Cady
Col Ralston:
John Livesey
Dr Wakely:
John Turner
The Rev Trimmer:
John Warner
The Duke of Wellington:
Maurice Denham
Remember poor:
John, The
Captain Shirley:
Stephen Thorne
Sgt Darley:
John Bull
Marianne Ralston:
Jean Trend
Dr Taggart:
Andrew Crawford
Dr Hall:
Godfrey Kenton
Sarah Trimmer:
Wendy Murray
William Brent:
David Gooderson
Bette Brent:
Theresa Streatfeild
Private Sparkes:
Fraser Downie
Private Matthewson:
Stephen Garlick
Dr Wilson:
Alan Dudley
George Clark:
Hugh Dickson

Dame Janet Vaughan , FRS, former Principal of Somerville College Oxford and medical pioneer talks to Joanna Richardson about her life and work. 'You see, I first looked down microscopes and was a very simple minded person and asked simple questions.'
Producer PIERS PLOWRIGHT

Contributors

Unknown:
Dame Janet Vaughan
Unknown:
Joanna Richardson
Producer:
Piers Plowright

The last in a seven-part serial about the R101 by DAVID BEATY
At nine minutes past two in the morning on Sunday 5 October 1930, battered by wind and rain, R101 crashed into Beauvais
Ridge, in northern France. Now, in the aftermath, would come the nation's mourning - and also questions about the reason for the greatest aviation disaster of its day ...
Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Wed 12.27 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
David Beaty
Directed By:
Brian Miller
Narrator:
Conrad Phillips
Binks/Booth/Bairstow:
Phillip Manikum
Bell/Teed:
Elwyn Johnson
Leech:
Pavel Douglas
Disley/Reporter:
Richard Curnow
Lily:
Sarah Benfield
Olive:
Ingrid Hafner
Gloria:
Sarah Jane Bickerton
Kirk:
Norman Bowler
Pomfret:
Rex Holdsworth
Announcer/Simon:
James Kerry
McWade/Attorney-General:
John Linstrum

Introduced by Richard Graves
An evening of Victorian and Edwardian song recorded in the drawing-room of Highclere Castle with ROBERT TEAR (tenor)
STEPHEN ROBERTS (baritone) JOHN CONSTABLE (piano) BBC Bristol
(Concert arranged by Newbury Spring Festival 1983 in association with Blick International Systems)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Richard Graves
Tenor:
Robert Tear
Baritone:
Stephen Roberts
Piano:
John Constable
Arranged By:
Newbury Spring

The second of five readings by CYRIL HAYWARDJONES adapted by MICHAEL DAVIES Read by Garard Green A Bolt for Freedom
'Looking back, the whole thing seems ludicrous.
What could four blind boys do on a farm anyway? But to us, any loophole seemed better than none... .'
Producer HERBERT WILLIAMS BBC Wales

Contributors

Unknown:
Cyril Haywardjones
Adapted By:
Michael Davies
Read By:
Garard Green
Producer:
Herbert Williams

In the early 1950s, Britain decided to develop her own H-bomb. Task Force Grapple was the code name for the team of servicemen and civilians sent out to Christmas
Island in the South Pacific to conduct and moniter the necessary experiments. George Luce was among them and witnessed this, the last series of atmospheric tests before the moratorium leading to the signing of the Test Ban Treaty in 1963. Producer MAGGIE REDFERN

Contributors

Unknown:
George Luce
Producer:
Maggie Redfern

A new series of four programmes in which
H. Colin Davis introduces his selection of hymn writers who are poets in their own right.
1:George Herbert
ELISABETH CROCKER (sop) BBC SINGERS
BARRY ROSE (organ)
Reader FRANK TOPPING
Producer SHIRLEY PENROSE

Contributors

Introduces:
H. Colin Davis
Unknown:
Elisabeth Crocker
Producer:
Shirley Penrose

French flautist Jean-Pierre Rampal has probably made more records than any other soloist and has been given personal credit for making the flute the popular instrument it is today, yet in Britain, he remains something of a neglected personality. Musician Andrew Marriner meets
Jean-Pierre Rampal , and with help from William BENNETT. ELENA DURAN. ISAAC STERN and many recordings, presents a portrait of this celebrated flute player.
Written and produced by PETER GRIFFITHS

Contributors

Unknown:
Jean-Pierre Rampal
Musician:
Andrew Marriner
Unknown:
Jean-Pierre Rampal
Unknown:
William Bennett.
Unknown:
Elena Duran.
Unknown:
Isaac Stern
Produced By:
Peter Griffiths

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