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: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Canon Roy McKay

: Today

Introduced by John Timpson and Desmond Lynam
Including at 6.58 and 7.50 Travel news, What's on, and (6.50 only) Keep Fit; Weather and programme news at 6.55 and 7.55 At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 7.25 and 8.25; Today's Papers at 7.35* and 8.35*; and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50


Introduced By: John Timpson
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam

: Letters from a Self-made Merchant

to his Son
Read by DON FELLOWS (2)


Read By: Don Fellows

: News

: Tuesday Call:

[number removed]
Should you put your money in National Savings? Unit Trusts? Gold shares? A piggy bank? Who benefits from an annuity? Are you paying too much income tax? Could you be better off than you are?
Put your questions on saving investment and taxation to accountant Mavis Moullin and financial journalist Paul Wilson. Sue MacGregor is in the chair. Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed]from 8.0 am


Unknown: Mavis Moullin
Unknown: Paul Wilson.

: News

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC Correspondents throughout the world report on the society we live in - the politics and the people.

: Daily Service

NEM, p 93; Lo. God is here! (BBC hb 264); Psalm 90. vv 1-12; Hebrews 3, vv 1-14 (NEB); How sweet the name of Jesus sounds (BBC hb 142)

: Morning Story

The Failing of St Fred by RICHARD COMPTON-HALL
Read by Martin Muncaster
' We were sitting down at the far end of the Astral Bar, me and a few flighties off duty, when in flew St Fred , starboard wing trailing. He wasn'at all his usual neat and natty little self.'


Unknown: Richard Compton-Hai
Read By: Martin Muncaster
Unknown: St Fred
Producer: Barbara Crowther

: News

: Down Your Way

BRIAN JOHNSTON recently visited Hadleigh, Suffolk


Unknown: Brian Johnston

: Christopher Matthew

continues his attempt to find the solution to his personal problems in the BBC Sound Archives.

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter George Luce Home and Family
Battered babies: it is said that, with the exception of a few rodents, the human animal is the most abusive towards its young. SANDRA NAIDOO draws together recent research to find out why - and how to prevent it.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind?


Presenter: George Luce
Unknown: Sandra Naidoo

: Does the Team Think?

A radio happening with Jimmy Edwards , Ted Ray
Arthur Askey , Cyril Fletcher In the chair McDonald Hobley Special guest Mrs Mills
From an idea by JIMMY EDWARDS Producer EDWARD TAYLOR
(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm) (McDonald Hobley is in ' Move Over Mrs Markham ' at the Pier Theatre, Bournemouth)
Weather, programme news


Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: Ted Ray
Unknown: Arthur Askey
Unknown: Cyril Fletcher
Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Producer: Edward Taylor
Unknown: Mrs Markham

: The World at One: News

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


Introduced By: William Hardcastle

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Presenter Sue MacGregor
"The Person My Childhood Made Me": 3: Ruth Pitter talks to Elizabeth Webb about some lessons that lasted.
Reading your letters
2.0-2.2 News
Lunch with the Joneses: a farming family invite "Woman's Hour" listeners to share their lunch and discover a little about life in the Towy Valley, the 'heart of South Wales'.
A Classic Meal: 3: Dora Saint describes an 18th-century farm-house tea, from Anne Hughes's Diary of a Farmer's Wife, and gives her own way of making it.
"The Correspondents" bv Margery Allingham, abridged by Evangeline Banks, read by Carleton Hobbs


Presenter: Sue MacGregor
Interviewee: Ruth Pitter
Interviewer: Elizabeth Webb
Speaker: Dora Saint
Author of serial: Margery Allingham
Abridged by: Evangeline Banks
Reader: Carleton Hobbs

: Listen with Mother

Story: Rackettypan the Scare-crow by URSULA HOURIHANE


Unknown: Ursula Hourihane

: News

: Quo Vadis?

by HENRYK SIENKIEWICZ 9: The Hour of Trial


Unknown: Henryk Sienkiewicz

: News

: Story Time

A Fortnight with Forester Death to the French
Read by MICHAEL KILCARRIFF 2: Dodd Takes Command


Read By: Michael Kilcarriff

: PM Reports

The news magazine: presented by William Hardcastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Stock Market report


Presented By: William Hardcastle

: News

: My Music!

A musical quiz devised by EDWARD J. MASON and TONY SHRYANE
John Amis and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the chair Steve Race Questions compiled by STEVE RACE
(Repeated: Thursday, 12.27 pm)


Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Denis Norden

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed, 1.30 pm)


Written By: Bruno Milna

: News Desk

Gerald Priestland presenting world news and views


Unknown: Gerald Priestland

: It's Your Line:

[number removed]
Ring Robin Day to put your questions on our legal system and ways of improving it, on law and order, and on the present state of the Conservative Party, to Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone, Lord Chan cellor in the last Government. To promote a maximum flow of questions, [number removed](16 lines) will take them from 6.0 pm until the end of the programme

: G. K. Chesterton

Thus James Cameron opens his celebration of GKC which includes some of his best known poems, prose, and paradoxes and the recorded memories of his friends:
RONALD KNOX , DOROTHY COLLINS and the voice of GKC himself Readers DAVID MARCH
Producers HELEN FRY
More about Chesterton: Thursday at 10.10 pm Radio 3. Another Father Brown story: 5 June at 8.15 pm Radio 4


Unknown: James Cameron
Unknown: Lance Sieveking
Unknown: Ben Travers
Unknown: Maisie Ward
Unknown: Ronald Knox
Unknown: Dorothy Collins
Readers: David March
Readers: John Samson
Readers: Peter Lee
Readers: Diana Bishop
Producers: Helen Fry

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Peter France Producer ALAN HAYDOCK
S.59 Weather


Presenter: Peter France
Producer: Alan Haydock

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: A Book at Bedtime

My Cousin Rachel by DAPHNE DU MAURIER


Unknown: Daphne du Maurier
Read By: John Westbrook

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends

: The Balkans and Ruritania

Joseph Hone reflects on a winter's journey in which he looked again at the legendary world of "The Prisoner of Zenda" and Graham Greene in the mirror of actual life today in south-eastern Europe. A series of three talks.
1: Absolute Murder on the Orient Express - Yugoslavia


Speaker: Joseph Hone

: News

preceded by Weather

: * 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.

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