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: News; Weather

: * Breakfast Special: Ray Moore

Music for your morning call, plus the latest news, weather and traffic conditions
8.27 Racing Bulletin

: Pause for Thought



Reader: Leslie E. Straoling
Reader: Michael McClain

: Morning Story

The Bon and The Bear written by ROY BOLITHO read by MADI HEDD


Written By: Roy Bolitho
Read By: Madi Hedd

: Waggoners' Walk NW

(Man afternoon's broadcast)

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Amethysts: JOAN FRANK on the birthstone for February
What's New for the Home: ALICE HOPE reports
Talk of Books and Writers: a monthly browse among books old and new
Reading your Letters
How Petty Are the Petty Sessions?: PEGGY ARCHER .JOHN HOLLIS reads
The African Queen by c. S. FORESTER (2)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Joan Frank
Unknown: Peggy Archer

: None

as Radio 1

: Waggoners' Walk NW

(Repeated: Wed, 11.15 am)
4.31 Sports Desk: including latest racing results

: * Charlie Chester

offers music, your ' lively ' letters, stars on disc, and the latest news

: Album Time

Desmond Carrington reviews the latest record releases


Unknown: Desmond Carrington

: Sports Desk

with the day's news, including classified racing results

: After Seven: David Jacobs

An entertainment in words and music


Producer: John Meloy

: Beat the Record

Don Davis invites listeners by telephone to join in the national game of naming the tune Prizes for all who know their music
Devised by DON DAVIS
(If you would like to play this game. send a postcard giving your name, address and telephone number to ' Beat the Record,' BBC, London W1A 1AA)


Unknown: Don Davis
Unknown: Don Davis
Producer: John Simmons

: On Soundstage London

Elizabeth Larner and Barry Kent
Introduced by Kenneth Alwyn conducting the BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA leader ARTHUR LEAVINS Producer FRANK HOOPER
(BBC World Service production)


Unknown: Elizabeth Larner
Unknown: Barry Kent
Introduced By: Kenneth Alwyn
Leader: Arthur Leavins
Producer: Frank Hooper

: Alan Dell's Big Band Sound



Producer: John Hooper

: The Big Fight

A 15-round contest for The Liaht-
Heavyweight Championship of Europe conny veiensek (W Germany) (The holder) v
Chris Finnegan (Great Britain) (The challenger)
Commentary by SIMON SMITH with inter-round summaries by FRED VERLANDER
A joint Reg King/Micky Duff promotion live from the Ice Stadium, Nottingham
(Radio Times People: page 5)


Unknown: Chris Finnegan
Commentary By: Simon Smith
Unknown: Fred Verlander

: * Late Night Extra

(1.500m. For VHF see Radio 1) Keith Fordyce with music and news, people and places featuring THAMES EIGHT conducted by BARRY FORCIE THE MAPLELF.AF FOUR
12.0 Midnight Newsroom


Unknown: Keith Fordyce
Conducted By: Barry Forcie
Producer: Ian Fenner

: Night Ride

Introduced by Peter Latham


Introduced By: Peter Latham

: News; Weather

: Closedown

About this project

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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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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