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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 De Manio

Contributors

Presenter: Jack De Manio

: TEN TO EIGHT

By Request:
Christmas readings and recordings

: 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

: JUDGE FOR YOURSELF

A discussion on the punishment of offenders
Second of three programmes in which people from different backgrounds are given details of some recent court cases and asked to decide what sentences they would have passed on the offenders. Afterwards they hear what the actual sentences were.
Taking part:
SIR CYRIL OSBORNE , M.P. DR. DONALD WEST a psychiatrist
NEVILLE VINCENT a former practising barrister
MICHAEL DAVIES an ex-prisoner
Introduced by TONY PARKER
Produced by Paul Stephenson
Broadcast on September 13

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Cyril Osborne
Unknown: Neville Vincent
Unknown: Michael Davies
Introduced By: Tony Parker
Produced By: Paul Stephenson

: THE THINGS IN MY STUDIO

Portraits of some inanimate friends by MARY SORRELL

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Sorrell

: DAILY SERVICE

New Every Morning, page 76
The Lord doth reign (BBC
H.B. 476)
Psalm 118, vv. 1-14
Micah 6, vv. 1-8
Father, who on man dost shower (BBC H.B. 389)

: THE SHIELD

by Arthur Swinson
The first of four programmes written with the co-operation of H.M. Customs and Excise to illustrate some of the work carried out to detect and circumvent the activities of those who wish to break the law to their own financial advantage
1: The Tobacco Run
Smuggling tobacco remains a perennial temptation.
Principal characters:
Produced by JOE BURROUGHS
Broadcast on June 10

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Swinson
Produced By: Joe Burroughs
John Carbrook: Victor Lucas
Ian Robertson: Arthur Lawrence
Bill Chuter: Nigel Anthony
Mr Kinglake: Preston Lockwood
Stubby Jones: John Dearth
Chalky: Nigel Graham

: SOME FOLK LIKE TO SING

with JULIE FELIX
THE SPINNERS
THE BLACK DIAMONDS and members of the Howff FOLK SONG CLUB
Produced by Peter Pilbeam

Contributors

Unknown: Julie Felix
Produced By: Peter Pilbeam

: TALES OUT OF SCHOOL

Three Tuesday-morning plays about young people
2: Hello There, Patrick Fagin by Leslie Megahey with J. C. Devlin
Crime doesn'always pay-as our modern Fagin, from Belfast, tinds out to his cost.
Cast:
Other" parts played by Eric Allan , Frederick Hall , Frank Sieman. and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Harmonica, ALFIE KAHN
Produced by ARCHIE CAMPBELL
Eric Allan is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company

Contributors

Unknown: Patrick Fagin
Unknown: Leslie Megahey
Unknown: J. C. Devlin
Played By: Eric Allan
Played By: Frederick Hall
Played By: Frank Sieman.
Produced By: Archie Campbell
Produced By: Eric Allan
Det -Insp Midyley: Walter Fitzgerald
Police-Sgt Shepherd: Noel Howlett
P C Noel: Ian Thompson
Fagin: J G Devlin

: ROUND BRITAIN QUIZ

Two-round contests between London and the Regions
London v. Scotland: Round 2
London:
MICHAEL AYRTON. CEDRIC CLIFFE Quiz-Master, LIONEL HALE Scotland:
SIR JAMES FERGUSSON JACK HOUSE
Quiz-Master, PATRICK HARVEY
Last Wednesday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Ayrton.
Unknown: Cedric Cliffe
Unknown: Sir James Fergusson
Unknown: Patrick Harvey

: 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: John Keir Cross

: LISTEN WITH MOTHER

Today's story: ' The Carol Singers '
by T. L. Barclay

Contributors

Unknown: T. L. Barclay

: THE LAUGHTER GOES ROUND AND ROUND

A miscellany of humour on records
Introduced by PETER CLAYTON

Contributors

Introduced By: Peter Clayton

: MATINEE MUSIC

tBBC NORTHERN IRELAND
ORCHESTRA
Leader, David Adams
Conductor, TERENCE LOVETT

Contributors

Leader: David Adams
Conductor: Terence Lovett

: HARD TIMES

by Charles Dickens dramatised for radio in eleven parts by MOLLIE HARDWICK
Gradurind has removed Sissy from the Circus and undertaken to educate her with his own children. Bounderby has introduced us to his hundred-pounds-per-annum aristocratic housekeeper Mrs. Sparsit; and Tom and Louisa have begun to pine for some light and colour in their ' Fact-bound ' lives.
3: For Better or Worse
Sunday's broadcast

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Mollie Hardwick
Dickens: Peter Claughton
Dickens: Anthony Jacobs

: JACK BRYMER

(who is recorded) with records
On a Personal Note

: Home This Afternoon

including:
En Route: ANNE CATCHPOLE talks to conductors, ticket collectors, stewards, and lost property men on what they think of the travelling public
+ Alan Melville reflects
Silver Lining: THE REV DONALD PATEMAN , of St. Mark's, Dalston. introduces two carols sung by his choir
Your Letters
Introduced by POLLY ELWES

Contributors

Talks: Anne Catchpole
Unknown: Alan Melville
Unknown: Donald Pateman
Introduced By: Polly Elwes

: STORY TIME

Visitors to Britain
A series of seven readings from the Journals of distinguished visitors, recording their impressions of Britain and the British
5: Karel Capek
Letters from England
' In Czechoslovakia, Italy. France, the street is a sort of large tavern. a meeting-place, a playground, and a theatre, an extension of home and doorstep; here it is something which belongs to nobody, a gully through which life flows to get home.'
Reader, ANTHONY HALL

Contributors

Reader: Anthony Hall

: WEATHER

and Programme News

: THE NEWS

: SOUTH-EAST

Latest regional news The stories behind the headlines-Rush-hour Road Traffic Report — 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
Conductor, GEORGE HURST
Given before an invited audience in The College. Chester

Contributors

Introduced By: Norman Fulton
Leader: Reginald Stead
Conductor: George Hurst

: THE WORLD OF BOOKS

Introduced by JULIAN MITCHELL
This week:
YIGAEL YADIN , soldier and archaeologist, talks about his excavation of Herod's fortress and the Zealots' last stand against the Romans, described in his book Masada
RICHARD MAYNE reviews The Ample Proposition by John Lehmann
ALBIE SACHS on his experience of solitary confinement in a South African prison, published as The Jail Diary of Albie Sachs
The World of Children considered by GEORGE MELLY
Produced by Jocelyn Ferguson

Contributors

Introduced By: Julian Mitchell
Unknown: Yigael Yadin
Unknown: John Lehmann
Unknown: Albie Sachs
Unknown: Albie Sachs
Unknown: George Melly
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

Contributors

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

: FOCUS

on THE WINE TRADE
In the next few festive days thousands of gallons of red and white liquid will cascade down a million throats from a variety of bottles bearing brightly coloured labels. Recent publicity suggests that some of the labels bear only a vague relationship to their contents What is the truth behind this?
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
GILBERT PHELPS introduces letters from today's postbag

: NEWS SUMMARY

: A BOOK AT BEDTIME

The Dean's Watch by ELIZABETH GOUDGE
Read by NORMAN SHELLEY
Twelfth of fifteen Instalments

Contributors

Unknown: Elizabeth Goudge
Read By: Norman Shelley

: MUSIC AT NIGHT

Sequence
JANET BAKER (contralto) PAUL Hamburger (piano) MARGARET MAJOR (viola) ERNEST LUSH (piano)
TESS MILLER (oboe)
CELIA NICKLIN (oboe)
SUSAN LEADBETTER (oboe)
Second broadcasts

Contributors

Contralto: Janet Baker
Oboe: Celia Nicklin
Oboe: Susan Leadbetter

: 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.

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