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: FARMING TODAY

Market trends, news, weather

: Ten to Seven

Monday's 'Ten to Eight'

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Radio's breakfast-time look at life around the country and across the world
Introduced by JACK be MANIO

Contributors

Introduced By: Jack Be Manio

: TEN TO EIGHT

By Request
A reading for
Remembrance time

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: TODAY

Revised second edition of the breakfast-time magazine

: THE NEWS

: FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT

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

: FOR SCHOOLS RELIGIOUS SERVICE

Introductory music
9.3S THE SERVICE
We plough the fields, and scatter (Tune, Wir Pfliigen: S.P. 14)
Story: Man Discovers
1: The world obeys rules
The Prayer of Thanksgiving
For the beauty of the earth
(Tune, England's Lane: S.P. 494)
Repeated: Thursday, 9.5 a.m.

: OVER TO YOU

Six Years Hence
Written by Stewart Love

Contributors

Written By: Stewart Love

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 15
Lord, who in thy perfect wisdom (BBC H.B. 231)
Psalm 33, vv. 13-21
Exodus 3, vv. 13-20
Behold the temple of the Lord
(BBC H.B. 171)

: FOR SCHOOLS ALLONS-Y!

7: L'arrivée de Minou Vison
Written by Emile Harven
A radio-vision programme
10.45 Interlude

Contributors

Written By: Emile Harven

: MUSIC AND MOVEMENT I

by RACHEL PERCIVAL
Music selected vand arranged by Vera Gray
Repeated: Thursday, 9.55 a.m.

Contributors

Unknown: Rachel Percival
Arranged By: Vera Gray

: MUSIC WORKSHOP II

Toni the bookworm suggests a very unusual type of play and JOHN Huw DAVIES talks about it
Songs:
Romantic Duna Gypsy Boy
Written and produced by William Murphy

Contributors

Talks: John Huw Davies
Produced By: William Murphy

: PERSONAL CHOICE

Self denial and self affirmation: 2
A talk by PROFESSOR C. H. DODD on the teaching of Jesus
The sixth form series Religion in its Contemporary Context

Contributors

Talk By: Professor C. H. Dodd

: ROUND BRITAIN QUIZ

London v. The West: Round 2
London:
BARRY CARMAN , CEDRIC CLIFFE
Quiz-Master, LIONEL HALE
The West:
VIVIAN OGILVIE , VINCENT WAITE Quiz-Master, Roy PLOMLEY
Last Wednesday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Barry Carman
Unknown: Cedric Cliffe
Unknown: Lionel Hale
Unknown: Vivian Ogilvie
Unknown: Vincent Waite
Unknown: Roy Plomley

: THE TENNIS ELBOW FOOT GAME

A sort of verbal tennis devised by Norman Hackforth
The players:
SHEILA HANCOCK , OLGA FRANKLIN PAUL JENNINGS
NORMAN HACKFORTH
In the umpire's chair, MAX ROBERTSON
Produced by David Hatch

Contributors

Unknown: Norman Hackforth
Unknown: Sheila Hancock
Unknown: Olga Franklin
Unknown: Paul Jennings
Unknown: Norman Hackforth
Unknown: Max Robertson
Produced By: David Hatch

: 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

Monday's broadcast (Light)

Contributors

Written By: Edward J. Mason
Produced By: Tony Shryane
Edited By: Godfrey Baseley

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

for children under five
Today's story:
' Belinda is a Bridesmaid 'by Mary Stonevale

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Stonevale

: FOR SCHOOLS MUCIUS THE LEFT-HANDED

A hero of the Roman Republic in its early days (507 B.C.)
Written by Rhoda Power
World History series

: MUSIC SESSION ONE

Music on Paper
The first of two programmes by IEUAN REES-DAVIES
Produced by Jenyth Worsley

Contributors

Produced By: Jenyth Worsley

: JOHN LILBURNE AND THE STAR CHAMBER

How ' Free-born John ' appeared before the dreaded Star Chamber Court in 1637 and was cruelly punished for distributing pamphlets attacking the bishops.
The first of a new series of five dramatic programmes on the Civil War.
Written by R. M. Neill Hall
History Works Units series

Contributors

Written By: R. M. Neill

: MOTHS

by Ouida adapted for broadcasting in ten parts by DOMINIC ROCHE
7: Correze accepts an Invitation
Sunday's broadcast

: JACK BRYMER

with records
On a Personal Note

: HOME THIS AFTERNOON

A magazine of interest to all, with older listeners specially in mind, including:
Forever Amber:
ROSEMARY HART talks to SIDNEY CHARATON. a Bond Street dealer, about the origin and history of amber
Alan Melville reflects
Silver Lining: ' Wax to receive and marble to retain.' Some recollections of childhood by RUTH GUNSTONE
Your Letters
Introduced by POLLY ELWES

Contributors

Talks: Rosemary Hart
Unknown: Sidney Charaton.
Introduced By: Polly Elwes

: STORY TIME

A series of readings from the Barsetshire novels by Anthony Trollope
9: ' The Picture ' from
The Lost Chronicle of Barset abridged by Ronald Russell
Read by Paul Rogers
Paul Rogers is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Trollope
Abridged By: Ronald Russell
Read By: Paul Rogers
Read By: Paul Rogers

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

Latest regional news—The stories behind the headlines-Scotland Yard Calling-South-East Sport
Introduced by DEREK PARKER
Produced by the South-East news unit

Contributors

Introduced By: Derek Parker

: HOME TO MUSIC

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

Contributors

Introduced By: Michael Murray

: MUSIC TO REMEMBER

Introduced by NORMAN FULTON
BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA Leader, Reginald Stead
Conducted by MAURICE HANDFORD
Before an invited audience in the Town Hall, St. Helens

Contributors

Introduced By: Norman Fulton
Conducted By: Maurice Handford

: THE WORLD OF BOOKS

Introduced by STUART Hoob
This week:
ERIC NEWBY on his journey Slowly Down the Ganges, published yesterday
KENNETH WILLIAMS reads some of The Exploits of the Incomparable Mulla Nasrudin
JOHN HALE talks about The Consul of Florence, David Tutaev 's study of the German who saved many lives and treasures during the occupation of the city
VERNON SeANNELL on new novels
Produced by Jocelyn Ferguson

Contributors

Introduced By: Stuart Hoob
Unknown: Eric Newby
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Mulla Nasrudin
Talks: John Hale
Unknown: David Tutaev
Unknown: Vernon Seannell
Produced By: Jocelyn Ferguson

: MY WORD!

Midland Region's popular panel game devised by Tony Shryane and Edward J. Mason
DILYS POWELL and FRANK MUIR challenge
ANNE SCOTT-JAMES and DENIS NORDEN
In the chair, JACK LONGLAND
Repeated: Thursday, 4.15 p.m.

Contributors

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

: FOCUS

on SLUMS IN BRITAIN
There are more than half a million dwellings in Britain officially classified as ' unfit for human habitation.' Can a million more sub-standard dwellings be saved from rotting into slums?
Introduced by EDGAR LUSTGARTEN
Production team: Alan Burgess and Keith Hindell

Contributors

Introduced By: Edgar Lustgarten
Unknown: Alan Burgess
Unknown: Keith Hindell

: TEN O'CLOCK

The News
Background to the News
People in the News followed by LISTENING POST
Letters from today's postbag introduced by LESLIE SMITH

Contributors

Introduced By: Leslie Smith

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

The Rose of Tibet by LIONEL DAVIDSON
Read by ROBERT RIETTY
Second of twenty instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Lionel Davidson
Read By: Robert Rietty

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Sequence:
MARGARET PRICE (soprano) JAMES LOCKHART (piano)
PORTIA ENSEMBLE
Mary Murdoch (oboe) Rosemary Wells (oboe) Thea King (clarinet)
Daphne Down (clarinet) Deirdre Dundas-Grant
(bassoon)
Wendy Robinson (bassoon) Valerie Smith (horn)
Rosamund Howard (horn)
Third broadcast of the songs: second broadcast of the wind music
James Lockhart broadcasts by permission of the Gen. Administrator. Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Contributors

Piano: James Lockhart
Oboe: Mary Murdoch
Oboe: Rosemary Wells
Bassoon: Deirdre Dundas-Grant
Bassoon: Wendy Robinson
Horn: Valerie Smith
Horn: Rosamund Howard
Unknown: James Lockhart

: 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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