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7.10 LW Sunday Papers
1.15LW
Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye Make Yourself at Home For Asian listeners BBC Pebble Mill
Correspondence in English or your own language should be sent to: Make Yourself at Home,
BBC, Birmingham B5 7SA
7.45 L W Bells on Sunday from St Peter's, Soberton, Hampshire
7.50-7.55
Turning Over New Leaves Michael Saward reviews and selects readings from
Black Sunlight by TOM davies.

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Saward
Unknown:
Tom Davies.

Presented by Clive Jacobs Reporter Trevor Barnes Producers DAVID COOMES and EDWARD LUCAS

Contributors

Presented By:
Clive Jacobs
Reporter:
Trevor Barnes
Producers:
David Coomes
Producers:
Edward Lucas

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Duration: 14 minutes

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Reagan may get a bumpy ride in his last two years as Senate goes to the Democrats in off-year elections. Show more

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Directed by PETER WINDOWS Producer LIZ RIGBEY BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Editor:
Anthony Parkin
Directed By:
Peter Windows
Producer:
Liz Rigbey

Sir Harry Secombe , CBE, who, as a father and grandfather, recognises the necessity that the horrors of war must never be allowed to occur again, talks about the work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
Enquiries to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Harry Secombe

John Hosken describes the scene in Whitehall as crowds gather to honour all those who have died in the service of their country.
Before the service, the Massed Bands of the Guards Division play
Rule Britannia; Hearts of oak; The minstrel boy; Men of Harlech; The Skye boat song; Isle of beauty; David of the white rock; Oft in the stilly night; Flowers of the forest; Nimrod; When I am laid in earth; and Solemn Melody
11.0 The Two-Minute Silence
The Last Post
The laying of wreaths (during which the bands play
Beethoven's Funeral March No 1, in B flat minor)
A short service is then conducted by The Rt Rev and Rt Hon the Lord Bishop of London 0 God our help in ages past:
Prayer; The Lord's Prayer; The
Blessing; Reveille; God Save The Queen; The Trumpet Voluntary This is followed by a march-past of ex-servicemen and women when the bands play Fame and glory; It's a long way to Tipperary; Pack up your troubles; There'll always be an England; Wish me luck; Roll out the barrel; and Lili Marlene. Stereo
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Contributors

Unknown:
John Hosken
Unknown:
Lili Marlene.

The Story of a Friendship Written and presented by Roy Spencer with Olive Hopkin ,
Jack Bronson , Ruth Carlin ,
Enid Hilton , Anne Jameson , James Macpherson , Natasha Pyne and Christopher Scott
Researcher NOEL MARTIN KADER
Producer PIERS PLOWRIGHT. Stereo (R)

Contributors

Presented By:
Roy Spencer
Unknown:
Olive Hopkin
Unknown:
Jack Bronson
Unknown:
Ruth Carlin
Unknown:
Enid Hilton
Unknown:
Anne Jameson
Unknown:
James MacPherson
Unknown:
Natasha Pyne
Unknown:
Christopher Scott
Unknown:
Noel Martin Kader
Producer:
Piers Plowright.
D H Lawrence:
Barry Foster
W E Hopkin:
Garard Green

Felix Randal by JIMMY MCGOVERN with A fictional account of what might have prompted poet and Jesuit priest, Gerard Manley Hopkins, to write his famous poem Felix Randal.
Directed by ROBERT COOPER BBC Manchester. Stereo (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Felix Randal
Unknown:
Jimmy McGovern
Unknown:
Gerard Manley
Unknown:
Felix Randal.
Directed By:
Robert Cooper
Hopkins:
Hugh Ross
Felix:
John Keegan
Mary:
Marcella Riordan
Fr Clare:
T. P. McKenna

From initial euphoria to grim resolution the story of the c Scottish troops in the First
World War was chronicled by poets and writers.
Trevor Royle has compiled and introduces a selection from the work of John Buchan , Ewart Alan Mackintosh ,
Neil Munro , Charles Murray , and Charles Hamilton Sorley. Readers SANDY NEILSON.
TONY ROPER. PAUL YOUNG
Producer JOHN ARNOTT. Stereo
(First broadcast on BBC Scotland)

Contributors

Unknown:
Trevor Royle
Unknown:
John Buchan
Unknown:
Ewart Alan MacKintosh
Unknown:
Neil Munro
Unknown:
Charles Murray
Readers:
Charles Hamilton Sorley.
Readers:
Sandy Neilson.
Readers:
Tony Roper.
Readers:
Paul Young
Producer:
John Arnott.

Hard labour, hard fare, hard bed
The first of three programmes which will examine the British prison system past and present. 1: The Dark Ages
Presented by Leslie Fairweather Producer JOHN EDWARDS

Contributors

Presented By:
Leslie Fairweather
Producer:
John Edwards

by JEFFREY ARCHER dramatised in seven episodes by BRIAN SIBLEY
1: The Kremlin - 10 May 1966 The Tsar's Icon is a fake. It is imperative that the original be found - and by 20 June. Finding it will change the course of human history.
Other parts played by SHEILA GRANT. RONALD HERDMAN. GORDON REID and JILL SIMCOX
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Wednesday at 12.27pm)
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Contributors

Unknown:
Jeffrey Archer
Unknown:
Brian Sibley
Played By:
Sheila Grant.
Played By:
Ronald Herdman.
Played By:
Gordon Reid
Played By:
Jill SimcOx
Directed By:
Glyn Dearman.
Adam Scott:
Michael York
Alexander Romanov:
Simon Ward
Lawrence Pemberton:
Tom Chadbon
Brezhnev:
Czeslaw Grocholski
Zaborski:
John Church
Petrova:
Jill Lidstone
Heidi:
Helena Breck
Konstantinov:
George Roubicek
Goering:
Garard Green
Gerard Scott:
Manning Wilson
Mrs Scott:
Pauline Letts
Wainwright:
Eric Stovell

Ben Travers Interview
'Shanghai was very interesting. We went to the jail, but we weren't allowed in because a chap was going to be executed there. But the jailer said we were welcome to come early next morning and see his head sawn off. We didn't go though.... I don't like getting up early.'
Ben Travers , author of Rookery Nook, Plunder and other Aldwych farces, died on 18 December 1980, aged 94.
To mark the centenary of his birth, this interview anticipates a short season of his plays and novels specially adapted for radio.
Ben Travers talking to
Peter King was recorded in 1978. Producer PETER KING
Stereo (First broadcast on Radio 3) ('Mischief' by Ben Travers will be broadcast next Saturday afternoon)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ben Travers
Unknown:
Ben Travers
Unknown:
Peter King
Producer:
Peter King

The Word is Wild
Twelve years ago, working in Chile, Dr Sheila Cassidy rediscovered her Catholic faith among the poor in the shanty-towns, and the priests who worked with them. Her commitment led her to torture and jail. Now medical director of a cancer care hospice, she reflects on her experiences, which she sees as the consequences of a call to
'mother' the wild word of God. 1: The Wild Stallion Reader BRIAN GEAR
Producer STEPHEN LYNAS BBC Bristol Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr Sheila Cassidy
Reader:
Brian Gear
Producer:
Stephen Lynas

Two years ago Radio 4 profiled Mount Ayr, Iowa. The future looked bleak. Now, with the Midwest even deeper in trouble, life is still hard, but Mount Ayr is hanging on. Earlier this year, John Roberts went back to find out how the town, which some said was dying, is trying to fight back.
Producer PETER DAY (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
John Roberts
Producer:
Peter Day

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