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: Sarah Kennedy

With the Dawn Patrol
News, views and music, plus a review of the papers.

: Pause for Thought

With John Rorance.


Unknown: John Rorance.

: Wake Up to Wogan

News, travel, weather and the greatest hits of all time.

: Pause for Thought

With the Rev Frank Topping.

: Ken Bruce

Including at 10.00 Pick of the Hits.

: Jimmy Young

Launching Radio 2's Wills Week (beginning Monday), today's programme comes from the BBC helpline in Glasgow with Bill Thomas and a Scottish lawyer ready to answer your legal queries.


Unknown: Bill Thomas

: Debbie Thrower

A mix of music and chat, with listeners' views. Plus regular features from the kitchen and garden.

: Ed Stewart

Including the final of the Accumulator Quiz.

: John Dunn

Including at 6.45 a look ahead to the weekend sporting action.

: Panel Beaters Sounds Familiar

In this week's panel game from the archives, Jack Watson chairs the game that turns the pages of showbiz history. With Diana Dors , Donald Peers , Victor Spinetti and mystery guest Jimmy Clitheroe.
First broadcast in December 1972 Devised and compiled by Denis Gifford
Producer John Dyas


Unknown: Jack Watson
Unknown: Diana Dors
Unknown: Donald Peers
Unknown: Victor Spinetti
Unknown: Jimmy Clitheroe.
Unknown: Denis Gifford
Producer: John Dyas

: Friday Night Is Music Night

From the UUl Hippodrome,
Golders Green, London. Roderick Dunk conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, led by Martin Loveday , with guest singers Janet Mooney and Michael Dore and'the Stephen Hill
Singers Introduced by Robin Boyle. Producer Alan Boyd


Unknown: Martin Loveday
Singers: Janet Mooney
Singers: Michael Dore
Singers: Stephen Hill
Introduced By: Robin Boyle.
Producer: Alan Boyd

: Raffles

Nigel Havers recounts the adventures of E W Homung's master cracksman A J
Raffles and his sidekick,
Bunny Munders , abridged in six parts by Stewart Conn. 2: The Ides of March
Bunny is amazed.
A Unique Broadcasting production


Unknown: Nigel Havers
Unknown: Bunny Munders
Unknown: Stewart Conn.

: Listen to the Band

Frank Renton introduces a session from Redbridge
Brass under their musical director John Clark. Plus the Orfeo Trumpet Consort.


Introduces: Frank Renton
Director: John Clark.

: Alan Titchmarsh Radio 2 Arts Programme

The programme includes interviews with Matthew
Kelly, starring in The Cabinet of Dr Caligari at the Nottingham Playhouse, and James Purefoy and Raiki Ayola from Congreve's The Way of the World at the Birmingham Rep. Katie Mitchell discusses her production of Euripides's The Phoenician Women at
Stratford's The Other Place, and David Troughton talks about playing Richard III. Plus news of the llth
Birmingham International
Film and Television Festival, featuring a retrospective of actor Saeed Jaffrey 's work. Producer David Corser


Unknown: James Purefoy
Unknown: Raiki Ayola
Unknown: Katie Mitchell
Talks: David Troughton
Unknown: Saeed Jaffrey
Producer: David Corser

: Digby Fairweather

with Jazz Notes
Including music from the Ken Colyer Trust Band.

: Charles Nove

Including at 1.30, 3.30 Pause for Thought With Fazlun Khalid


Unknown: Fazlun Khalid

: Saima

Saima Chaudry plays a mellow mix of music including some popular Indian tracks.
A Portland Media Services production


Unknown: Saima Chaudry

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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.

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