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: FARMING TODAY

News, market trends and current topics

: Ten to Seven

Monday's 7.50 item

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

The morning magazine
Introduced by JACK DE MANIO

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack de Manio

: TEN TO EIGHT

Novel Truth
† A reading from
Time Must Have a Stop by Aldous Huxley

Contributors

Unknown: Aldous Huxley

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Second edition

: THE NEWS

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

BBC Correspondents throughout the world talk about the news, its background, and the people who make it
Revised edition of Saturday's broadcast

: FOR SCHOOLS RELIGIOUS SERVICE

for Primary Schools
Introductory Music
9.35 THE SERVICE
All things bright and beautiful
(Tune, Royal Oak: S.P. 444)
Story: The Lord's Prayer
4: Thy will be done
Prayer: 0 God our Father
We plough the fields (Tune.
Wir Pflügen: S.P. 14)

: OVER TO YOU

A programme of talk and stories, sounds and songs
Today's subject: Grandmother
Speaker, SIMON CLEMENTS

Contributors

Unknown: Simon Clements

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 41
God of mercy. God of grace
(BBC H.B. 455)
Psalm 32
1 Kings 21, vv. 17-29
Jesu, thy mercies are untold
(BBC H.B. 324)

: FOR SCHOOLS EN PANNE

Présenté par
FRANÇOISE et ANDRt avec JAN ROSOL et sa guitare
Early Stages in French series

Contributors

Unknown: Jan Rosol

: The Things That Mattered Then

Robert Kemp, a teenager in world that had still to invent the word, recalls the enthusiasms which gripped his generation in a rural community which knew not Beatles, film stars, nor professional footballers

Contributors

Speaker: Robert Kemp

: FOR SCHOOLS MUSIC AND MOVEMENT

Stage 1 by RACHEL PERCIVAL
Music selected and arranged by Vera Gray

Contributors

Arranged By: Vera Gray

: IT TAKES ALL SORTS

A programme in which you meet interesting and unusual people from all walks of life
Primitive Artist
SCOTTIE WILSON , born In Glasgow in 1890 and now living in one room in North London, talks about his career as salesman, shopkeeper, and, finally, painter
TONY VAN DEN BERGH asks the questions

Contributors

Artist: Scottie Wilson
Unknown: Tony van Den Bergh

: FOR SCHOOLS THEN AND NOW

4: Isaiah and Myself
Speaker, THE REV. WERNER PILZ
† Sixth Form series: The Christian
Religion and Its Philosophy

: LISTENING POST

† ANNE ALLEN introduces this midday edition of a series designed to reflect listeners' own views on current topics. Letters on lively talking points of any kind are welcome for these broadcasts
Correspondents are Invited to write to Listening Post. BBC. Broadcasting House. London. W.1.

Contributors

Introduces: Anne Allen

: THIS TIME OF DAY

A topical programme of sounds and voices to provoke midday listeners with minds of their own
Presented by the Radio Newsreel production team with THE EARL OF ARRAN

: The Archers

Monday's broadcast In the Light Programme

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: LIKE OLD TIMES

JIMMY HANLEY and a scrapbook of memories
Produced by JOHN POWELL

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Hanley
Produced By: John Powell

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

For children under five
Today's story:' The One O'Clock '
Dandelion by LESLIE BARNARD

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Barnard

: FOR SCHOOLS ANCIENT EGYPT

The Splashing of the Hippopotami (1600 B.C.)
Written by Phyllis Drayson
Stories from World History series

Contributors

Written By: Phyllis Drayson

: THE UNION OF THE SCOTTISH AND ENGLISH PARLIAMENTS, 1707

Just before Union, relations between England and Scotland were extremely strained. This is a dramatic account of events which led to the Treaty of Union.
Written by John Tully
History Work Units series

Contributors

Written By: John Tully

: ADVENTURES IN MUSIC

Folk songs about heroes and villains
Introduced by KEN SYKORA with ALEX CAMPBELL

Contributors

Introduced By: Ken Sykora
Unknown: Alex Campbell

: MIDDLEMARCH

by George Eliot adapted as a serial play in twelve episodes by HALLAM TENNYSON
5: Moments of Choice
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: George Eliot
Unknown: Hallam Tennyson

: DRAWING THE LINE SOMEWHERE

A Series of three programmes which explore the boundaries of honesty in England today
3: A Sliding Scale
An enquiry Into the standards of the ordinary citizen with comments by NIGEL WALKER
Reader in Criminology at Oxford University
Compiled and produced by ANNE OWEN
See facing page

Contributors

Produced By: Anne Owen

: INFORMATION PLEASE

The BBC's Enquiry Desk You ask-We answer!
The Man in Charge: FRANKLIN ENGELMANN
The Experts: JOHN ALLEGRO ERIC ALLEN
The programme devised and written by JOHN P. WYNN , who also did the research
Produced by Joan Clark
Revised version of the broadcast on February 24 In the Light Programme

Contributors

Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Unknown: John Allegro
Unknown: Eric Allen
Written By: John P. Wynn
Produced By: Joan Clark

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of Interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including
† Alan Melville reflects tBig Bands: Is the type of music made by the big bands of the 1930s due for a come-back? NIGEL MURPHY remembers the past, and looks to the future, with the help of Roy Fox , Henry Hall , Victor SUvester , and Ted Heath
Silver Lining: Time, Prayer. and Faith were my allies: an autobiographical note which ROBERT KOHLER typed by the mouth, read by Adza Vincent Your Letters
Introduced by POLLY ELWES

Contributors

Unknown: Nigel Murphy
Unknown: Roy Fox
Unknown: Henry Hall
Unknown: Victor Suvester
Unknown: Ted Heath
Unknown: Robert Kohler
Read By: Adza Vincent
Introduced By: Polly Elwes

: STORY TIME

Did you ever hear ... ?
Stories in prose and verse selected by Terence Tiller
The Magic Shop by H. G. WELLS
Rapunzel by WILLIAM MORRIS
Readers,
BETTY HUNTLEY-WRIGHT PATRICIA LEVENTON PETER BARTLETT and MICHAEL MCCLAIN
Introduced by JOHN SPURLING

Contributors

Unknown: Terence Tiller
Unknown: H. G. Wells
Readers: William Morris
Readers: Betty Huntley-Wright
Readers: Patricia Leventon
Unknown: Peter Bartlett
Unknown: Michael McClain
Introduced By: John Spurling

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

Today's news and the stories behind the news-Controversy -Scotland Yard Calling-Sport
Produced by the South-East news unit

: HOME TO MUSIC

for
Marching and Waltzing on gramophone records
7.0
Light Orchestra
Led by Maurice Brett
Conductor, TERENCE Lovm

Contributors

Conductor: Maurice Brett
Conductor: Terence Lovm

: MUSIC TO REMEMBER

Introduced by BERNARD KEEFFE BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA Leader, Reginald Stead
Conductor, GEORGE HURST
Beethoven
Overture: Coriolan
Symphony No.7, in A major
Given before an invited audience In the Champness Hall. Rochdale

Contributors

Introduced By: Bernard Keeffe
Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: George Hurst

: MY WORD!

Midland Region's popular panel game devised by Tony Shryane and Edward J. Mason
DILTS POWELL and FRANK MUIR challenge
ANNE SCOTT-JAMES and DENIS NORDEN
In the chair, JACK LONGLAND

Contributors

Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Jack Longland

: INTERNATIONAL PIANISTS

Horowitz
Sonata In G major (L.209)
(Scarlatti)
9.4* Arabesque (Schumann)
9.10* Etude Tableau in E flat minor, Op. 39 No. 5 (Rachmaninov)
9.15* Etude in C sharp minor,
Op. 2 No. 1; Etude in sharp minor, Op. 8 No. 12 (Scriabin)
9.21* Three Preludes (Book 2)
(Debussy)
Les fées sont d'exquises danscuses
Bruyères
General Lavine-eccentrlc on gramophone records

: CONFERENCE

assembles, either in studio discussion or documentary form, the views of people active in public life on issues that merit assessment In depth

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
KENNETH KENDALL Introduces this evening's edition of a series designed to reflect listeners' own views on current topics. Letters on public affairs and issues of policy are specially welcome

Contributors

Introduces: Kenneth Kendall

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

The Mayor of Casterbridge by THOMAS HARDY abridged by Denis Constanduros
Read by PAUL ROGERS
Second of fifteen instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Abridged By: Denis Constanduros
Read By: Paul Rogers

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

played by FRANS BROGGEN (recorder)
WALTER BERGMANN (harpsichord)

Contributors

Played By: Frans Broggen
Harpsichord: Walter Bergmann

: Closedown









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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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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