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Woman's Hour


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Introduced by Sue MacGregor , including
Turkey Talk: PRUE LEITH has a special way with the bird.
The Friendly Robin:
CINDY SELBY celebrates its place on Christmas cards, in songs and verse. Games People Play: MARY RUSSELL and the 1980 Poker Champion of the Republic of Ireland, COLETTE DOHERTY , go into the mysteries of the royal flush, the full house and what lies behind the poker face. Winter Garden by BERYL BAINBRIDGE abridged in eight parts by PAT MCLOUGHLIN
Read by Robert Lang (1) On a morning in October, Ashburner says goodbye to his wife and departs ostensibly for a fishing holiday in Scotland. In fact his destination is London Airport and a cultural trip to Moscow in the company of the exotically exciting Nina St Clair ...
(Music: Arnold's Serenade for Small Orchestra) long wave only


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Mary Russell
Unknown: Colette Doherty
Unknown: Pat McLoughlin
Read By: Robert Lang

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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