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: Ray Moore

: Derek Jameson

: Ken Bruce

: Jimmy Young

plus, today, your legal problems answered by Bill Thomas


Unknown: Bill Thomas

: David Jacobs

: Adrian Love

: John Dunn

In 1945 Arthur C. Clarke speculated that orbiting relay stations would one day bounce radio signals to and from the earth. At 2.44am on 11 July 1962 that prediction came true as the first live transatlantic pictures were received at Goonhilly via the Telstar satellite. And it was that event 25 years ago that started global communications. Tonight, direct from Goonhilly on The Lizard - where Marconi once experimented - John looks back at those early days, with the help of Arthur C. Clarke in Sri Lanka. He also explores Goonhilly today with its ten huge aerial dishes and the unique local flora and fauna. Research KATHY FLOWER Producer PHIL HUGHES
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Sport and Classified Reports


Unknown: Arthur C. Clarke
Producer: Phil Hughes

: Hubert Gregg

says Thanks for the Memory to you, and adds a few reminiscences of his own. Producer PETER HOARE


Producer: Peter Hoare

: Friday Night Is Music Night

direct from the Westminster Central Hall
Kenneth Alwyn conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra leader MARTIN LOVEDAY
Friday Night's Star Singers Dorothy Ross and Curtis Watson with Margaret Phillips (organ) and the John McCarthy Singers
Introduced by Robin Boyle Producer DAVID RAYVERN ALLEN


Unknown: Kenneth Alwyn
Leader: Martin Loveday
Singers: Dorothy Ross
Singers: Curtis Watson
Unknown: Margaret Phillips
Singers: John McCarthy
Introduced By: Robin Boyle
Producer: David Rayvern Allen

: The Organist Entertains

Nigel Ogden introduces music, news and views from the popular organ world. Producer ROBERT NOAKES BBC Manchester


Introduces: Nigel Ogden

: International Athletics

The Peugeot Talbot Games at
Crystal Palace is always one of the highlights of the summer's athletics. This year Steve Cram - making his first major appearance of the year in Britain - tops the bill as he prepares to defend his 1500 metres title at the World
Championships in Rome.
IAN DARKE and BOB Phillips describe the action at London's first Grand Prix meeting of 1987. Producer JOHN EVANS


Unknown: Ian Darke
Unknown: Bob Phillips
Producer: John Evans

: Sports Desk

: The Random Jottings of Hinge and Bracket

with Dr Evadne Hinge and Dame Hilda Bracket 7: Constant Dripping
There's always trouble of one sort or another when Dr Hinge's mother comes to stay at the Old Manse. Her recent visit was no exception....
With Jean Heywood as Maud and Sheila Keith as Maureen Written by GERALD FROW


Unknown: Dr Evadne Hinge
Unknown: Jean Heywood
Unknown: Sheila Keith
Unknown: Maureen Written
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

: Mike D'Abo

finds out what Geordies have to be proud about.... and discovers how a little local detective work can uncover some surprises.
The headline competition sets another poser, Anna Morrell follows a trail through the nation's theatres and Frances Donnelly presents your paperback review.
This, plus great music, sets the scene for a perfect weekend. Producer STUART HOBDAY BBC Bristol


Unknown: Anna Morrell
Unknown: Frances Donnelly
Producer: Stuart Hobday

: Bill Rennells

presents Nightride with music and company to speed away the dark hours

: A Little Night Music

A musical sequence to please the ear in the early hours

: David Yarnall

The Early Show


Unknown: Terry Carter

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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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