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: FARMING TODAY

Market trends, news, weather

: THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

Speaker, DR. JOHN GREGORY

Contributors

Unknown: Dr. John Gregory

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Radio's breakfast-time look at life around the country and across the world
Introduced by ROBERT HUDSON

Contributors

Introduced By: Robert Hudson

: TEN TO EIGHT

The Meaning of Love discussed by PATRICK and ANNE REYNTIENS

Contributors

Unknown: Anne Reyntiens

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Revised second edition of the breakfast-time magazine

: A WORLD OF SOUND

The Years Gone By
ALAN KEITH presents a further selection of listeners' requests from the BBC Sound Archives

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Keith

: THE NEWS

: LETTER FROM AMERICA

by ALISTAIR COOKE
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The Eye-Witness

Reports from Britain and overseas
Extended version of Sunday's broadcast

: FOR SCHOOLS THE WORLD OF WORK

+ 3: Keeping in with the others
Written by Colin Finbow

Contributors

Written By: Colin Finbow

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 29
This is the day the Lord hath made (BBC H.B. 400)
Psalm 114
Wisdom 1. vv. 1-2 and 12-16; 2, vv. 1-9
Now the green blade riseth from the buried grain (BBC H.B. 109)

: FOR SCHOOLS LECTURE EXPLIQUÉE

A reading, with comment and appreciation, of a passage from L'Etranger by Albert Camus
Written by Jean Mouton
French for Sixth Forms series

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Camus
Written By: Jean Mouton

: Interlude

: SINGING TOGETHER

by WILLIAM APPLEBY
Songs;
Wha's for Scotland and Charlie? The bonny blue-eyed sailor. The drummer and the cook The wandering miller

Contributors

Unknown: William Appleby

: CONTINENTAL STYLE

Twenty minutes of light music from the Continent
Introduced by MARIA MAUTHNER

Contributors

Introduced By: Maria Mauthner

: FOR SCHOOLS JAZZ

3: Collective Improvisation
Third of nine illustrated talks by HUMPHREY LYTTELTON
Orchestral Concerts series

: COUNTY CRICKET

Middlesex v. Kent
Commentary on the second day's play by BRIAN JOHNSTON from Lord's

Contributors

Play By: Brian Johnston

: DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Inia Te Wiata New Zealand bass-baritone discusses with Roy PLOMLEY in a recorded programme devised by him the gramophone records he would take to a desert island
Produced by Monica Chapman

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Plomley
Produced By: Monica Chapman

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE WORLD AT ONE The News

and Voices and Topics in and behind the headlines
Introduced by WILLIAM HARDCASTLE

Contributors

Introduced By: William Hardcastle

: The Archers

Friday's broadcast (Light)

Contributors

Writer: Edward J. Mason
Producer: Tony Shryane
Editor: Godfrey Baseley
Daniel Archer: Monte Crick
Doris Archer: Gwen Berryman
Jack Archer: Denis Folwell
Peggy Archer: June Spencer
Lillian Archer: Elizabeth Marlowe
Philip Archer: Norman Painting
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Carol Grenville: Anne Cullen
John Tregorran: Philip Morant
Jack Woolley: Philip Garston-Jones
Polly Mead: Hilary Newcombe
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Ned Larkin: Bill Payne
Fred Barratt: Tommy Duggan
Betty Barratt: Brenda Dunrich
Roger Patillo: Jeremy Mason
Gregory Salt: Gerald Turner
Ronnie Beddoes: Harry Littlewood

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

for children under five
Today's story:
' The Hole in the Pathby Pat Whiteford

Contributors

Unknown: Pat Whiteford

: FOR SCHOOLS SPRINGBOARD

A Famous Garden
Written by Nancy Martin Last of three programmes about gardens

Contributors

Written By: Nancy Martin

: The Music Box

by Albert Chatterley

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Chatterley

: PROSE AND VERSE READINGS

The Boy Crossing-sweeper from London Labour and the London Poor by Henry Mayhew

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Mayhew

: MUSIC, MOVEMENT. AND MIME

for the nine-to-eleven-year-olds by GLYN HARRIS

Contributors

Unknown: Glyn Harris

: COUNTY CRICKET

Middlesex v. Kent
Further commentary by BRIAN JOHNSTON from Lord's

Contributors

Commentary By: Brian Johnston

: AFTERNOON THEATRE

The House in the Square by Diana Morgan with Sonia Dresdel
Betty Huntley-Wright and Michael Gwynn
The action takes place in London between 1910 and 1965. Produced by DAVID DAVIS
Saturday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Diana Morgan
Unknown: Sonia Dresdel
Unknown: Betty Huntley-Wright
Unknown: Michael Gwynn
Produced By: David Davis

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to all. with older listeners specially in mind, including:
TV in the Thirties: MAISIE
SENESHALL talks to JACK SINGLETON about working in a BBC television studio in the 30-line Baird days
Looking at Books: a personal choice by LAURENCE COTTERELL tCan you tell me?: a fortnightly series answering listeners' queries
You asked us to play record requests
Introduced by STEVE RACE

Contributors

Unknown: Laurence Cotterell
Introduced By: Steve Race

: Story Time

Toy town
A series of six of the plays by S. G. Hulme Beaman
6: The Showing up of Larry the Lamb
Produced by CLAIRE CHOVIL
Broadcast on April 5. 1962

Contributors

Unknown: S. G. Hulme Beaman
Produced By: Claire Chovil
Narrator: Derek McCulloch
Larry the Lamb: Derek McCulloch
Ernest the Policeman: Peter Claughton
The Mayor of Toytown: Felix Felton
Mr Growser: John Glyn-Jones
Dennis the Dachshund: Preston Lockwood
The Inventor: Ivan Samson

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

Today's news and the stories behind the news — Scotland Yard Calling — Sport — from the Local Press
Introduced by Tim GUDGIN
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By: Tim Gudgin

: HOME TO MUSIC

The Stage Revolves
A round of entertainment provided by the finest orchestras, singers, and instrumentalists on records
Introduced by BRYAN MARTIN

Contributors

Introduced By: Bryan Martin

: THE FOUR CITIES

A panorama of the musical theatre in Paris, London, Vienna, and New York during the last hundred years
Written by BERNARD GRUN
Part 6:
Before the Lamps Go Out
The story told by IRÉNE PRADOR, ALAN TILVERN Roy WILLIAMSON
The music sung by LUCILLE GRAHAM MARION GRIMALDI
ROWLAND JONES , JOHN LAWRENSON
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA Leader, Arthur Leavins
Conductor, VILEM TAUSKY
Produced by Elizabeth Johnson
Broadcast on Nov. 20, 1965 (Music)

Contributors

Written By: Bernard Grun
Unknown: Alan Tilvern
Unknown: Roy Williamson
Sung By: Lucille Graham
Sung By: Marion Grimaldi
Unknown: Rowland Jones
Unknown: John Lawrenson
Produced By: Elizabeth Johnson

: FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS

The novel by Ernest Hemingway adapted as a radio play by Eric EWENS with Peter Marinker
Eva Haddon , John Slater and Mary Wimbush
The scene is set in the Guadarrama Mountains of Central Spain in the vicinity of the Navacerrarla Pass. The action takes place during the last four days of May 1937.
Principal characters:
Other parts played by Antony Viccars and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
The guitar music composed and played by FREDDIE PHILLIPS
Produced by JOE BURROUGHS

Contributors

Novel By: Ernest Hemingway
Play By: Eric Ewens
Unknown: Peter Marinker
Unknown: Eva Haddon
Unknown: John Slater
Unknown: Mary Wimbush
Played By: Antony Viccars
Played By: Freddie Phillips
Produced By: Joe Burroughs
General Golz, in command of the offensive: Wolf Morris
Robert Jordan: Peter Marinker
Anselmo: Preston Lockwood
Pablo, a Republican guerrilla leader: John Slater
Pilar, his wife: Mary Wimbuse
Maria: Eva Haddon
Members of Pablo's band:Rafael: Basil Jones
Members of Pablo's band:Agustin: Trader Faulkner
El Sordo, a Republican guerrilla leader.: Carleton Hobbs

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News

: THE STATE VISIT TO BELGIUM

State Banquet in the Royal Palace, Brussels

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

Menagerie Manor by GERALD DURRELL abridged by Elizabeth Brewer
Read by HUGH DICKSON
Sixth of ten Instalments: originally broadcast in December 1964

Contributors

Unknown: Gerald Durrell
Abridged By: Elizabeth Brewer
Read By: Hugh Dickson

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Schumann
Trio No. 3 in G minor
Trio DI BOLZANO
Giannino Carpi (violin) Sante Amadori (cello)
Nunzio Montanari (piano) on a gramophone record

Contributors

Piano: Nunzio Montanari

: 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.

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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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