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: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Dr Billy Graham

: Today

The world this morning introduced by John Timpson and Douglas Cameron
Travel news, What's on, and Keep Fit with EILEEN FOWLER
6.55 Weather, programme news
7.0 News and more of Today including at 7.25 Sportsdesk; at 7.35* Today's Papers
7.45 Thought for the Day
7.50 medium wave onlu Travel news
7.55 Weather, programme news
8.0 News and more of Today including at 8.25 Sportsdesk; at 8.35* Today's Papers


Introduced By: John Timpson
Introduced By: Douglas Cameron
Unknown: Eileen Fowler

: The Caine Mutiny

22: Greenwald versus Queen


Read By: Peter Marinker

: News

: Tuesday Call: [number removed]

Poems you have chosen
A poet's work is solitary: he throws his poems, like messages in bottles, into the deep blue sea. and it is very gratifying to him if he finds that other communicationscanbemade.
Your poems are read by Jill Balcon and Frank Windsor The programme presented by Peter Porter
Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Pre-recorded requests on [number removed]


Read By: Jill Balcon
Presented By: Peter Porter

: News

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC correspondents throughout the world report on the societies they live in - the politics and the people.

: Daily Service

nem p 61; Jesus shall reign (BBC hb 460); Canticle 7; Acts 28, vv 16-31 (NEB); Come, thou long-expected Jesus (BBC HE 30)

: Morning Story

The Boshomengro's Finale by JOHN AYMESTREY
Reader John Westbrook
'He needed adventure, something to make every day new and different. So it wasn'too long before he and his fiddle took to the roads


Reader: John Aymestrey
Reader: John Westbrook

: News

: Great Modern Spy Stories

The Atom Spies by KEITH DARVILL with Rene Cutforth as narrator Ring-a-ring-a geranium, A pocketful of uranium, Hiroshima, All fall down
In the 40s and 50s the most damaging espionage operation to America was mounted by an atomic spy ring feeding information to the Soviets.
Scientists working at West Coast bases were involved, and in 1953 two ' links ' - Julius and Ethel Rosenberg - were arrested and eventually electrocuted.
Klaus Fuchs , described as ' the spy of the century,' was arrested after he had gone to Harwell, the English atomic base, and was sentenced to 14 years for revealing secrets. Producer MAURICE leitch


Unknown: Keith Darvill
Unknown: Rene Cutforth
Unknown: Ethel Rosenberg
Unknown: Klaus Fuchs
Producer: Maurice Leitch

: Sounds in Store

Steve Race chooses interesting items from the Archive shelves.

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Joan Yorke
Home and Family. Cot Deaths: why do some apparently healthy babies die suddenly? ROSEMARY SIMON reports.


Presenter: Joan Yorke
Unknown: Rosemary Simon

: What Ho, Jeeves!: 13: Anatole is Insulted

(Details as Thursday, 6.15 pm)

12.55 Weather, programme news

: The World at One: News

and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle


Introduced By: William Hardcastle

: The Archers

(Monday's broadcast)

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Know Your Countryside?: PHIL DRABBLE quizzes DIANA COOPER and LESLIE CROWTHER.
2.0-2.2 News
Round-the-world Voyage: the recent adventures of COLIN and ROSIE SWALE and family.
What's New for the Home: DIANA POLLOCK reports.
Medicine Today and Tomorrow: DR ERIC JAMESON looks at new ideas and techniques. The Nightingale byRICHARDCHURCH abridged by MADGE hart Read bv Anna Barry
(First of 12 instalments)
(Music: Songsmy mother taught me - Dvorak)
(Leslie Crowther is in ' Crowther's in Town ' at the Cliffs Pavilion Theatre, Southend)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Phil Drabble
Unknown: Diana Cooper
Unknown: Leslie Crowther.
Unknown: Rosie Swale
Unknown: Diana Pollock
Unknown: Dr Eric Jameson
Abridged By: Madge Hart
Unknown: Anna Barry
Unknown: Leslie Crowther

: Listen with Mother

Story: My Naughty Little Sister and the Baby by DOROTHY EDWARDS


Unknown: Dorothy Edwards

: News

: The Barchester Chronicles

by ANTHONY TROLLOPE adapted for radio in 20 parts from six of his novels Book 6:
The Last Chronicle of Barset Episode 15:
Faith., Hope and Charity dramatised by PETER RUSSELL
Executive producer NORMAN WRIGHT


Dramatised By: Peter Russell
Producer: Norman Wright
Trollope, the narrator: Godfrey Kenton
Archdeacon Grantly: Robert Harris
Susan Grantly: Marjorie Westbury
Major Henry Grantly: Michael McClain
Josiah Crawley: Hugh Manning
Mrs Crawley: Kathleen Helme
Grace Crawley: Elizabeth Proud
Jane Crawley: Julie Hallam
Griselda, Marchioness of Hartletop: Polly Murch
Lord Lufton: Sean Arnold
Mr Walker: Philip Morant
Miss Prettyman: Hilda Schroder
Supt Thompson: Brian Haines
Mr Fletcher: George Raistrick
Dan Morris: William Eedle
Mrs Morris: Nan Marriott-Watson
Mr Soames: Fraser Kerr

: News

: Pick of the Bunch

A year of Gardeners' Question Time
KENNETH FORD recalls some of the places visited and some of the questions asked during the past year


Unknown: Kenneth Ford
Unknown: Alan Gemmell
Producer: Kenneth Ford

: Story Time

The Fortnight in September by R. C. SHERRIFF
Read by JOHN ROWE 2: Sea View


Unknown: R. C. Sherriff
Read By: John Rowe

: PM Reports

The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Stock Market report
S.55 Weather, programme news


Presented By: William Hardcastle

: News

: Hello Cheeky

Conceived. written and misread by Tim Brooke-Taylor
Barry Cryer , John Junkin With THE DENIS KING TRIO Producer david hatch


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: John Junkin

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed, 1.30 pm)


Written By: Brian Hayles

: News Desk

Adam Raphael presenting world news and views


Unknown: Adam Raphael

: Murder on Deadman's Hill

The Hanratty Case
Narrated by Edgar Lustgarten Tonights programme re-examines the case which led to the execution of James Hanratty and the issues, new and old, which have ever since made this one of the most controversial cases of the century.
Interviews by TONY VAN DEN BERGH
Written and produced by ALAN BURGESS
(Shortened and revised version of the programme broadcast 18 March 1972)


Unknown: Edgar Lustgarten
Unknown: James Han
Unknown: Tony van Den Bergh
Produced By: Alan Burgess

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

The Twelfth Mile by E. G. PERRAULT


Unknown: E. G. Perrault
Read By: Stephen Thorne

: Kaleidoscope

A nightly review of the arts and science
People, ideas, events - opinion and discussion. Introduced tonight by Paul Vaughan


Unknown: Paul Vaughan

: The Strolling Player

FRITZ spiegl ' on tour ' with some friends in the musical world.
2: Concert Halls
The venue tonight: village hall or baroque castle?

: News

preceded by Weather
11.31 Market Trends

: 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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