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Woman's Hour


We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Introduced by Teresa McGonagle
and including:

As I See People: reflections from Johnny Morris

Careers in Cameo: Gordon Gow talks to Gary Cooper

Learning to Drive a Bus: Bill Mead's experiences

Reading Your Letters

Great Men: praised by Janet Teissier du Cros

"The Patient at Peacocks Hall"
Margery Allingham's book abridged by Stella Rodway
Read by Ursula Howells
The last of five instalments.

(The fifth item and serial are recorded)


Presenter: Teresa McGonagle
Speaker: Johnny Morris
Interviewer: Gordon Gow
Interviewee: Gary Cooper
Speaker: Bill Mead
Speaker: Janet Teissier du Cros
Author (The Patient at Peacocks Hall): Margery Allingham
Abridged By (The Patient at Peacocks Hall): Stella Rodway
Reader (The Patient at Peacocks Hall): Ursula Howells

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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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