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: News

: Farming Today

Market prices and intelligence, the weather and what's new for farmers. Producers
Outlook: reflecting matters of Christian interest and concern VHF Regional news and weather
6.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Robin Hicks
Unknown: Garth Cooper

: News

: On Your Farm

A weekly review of the agricultural scene
Producer ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham
7.40 Today's Papers
7.45 Outlook


Producer: Anthony Parkin

: Today

from Aintree
Paul Barnes introduces Radio 4's 60-minute look at the weekend, concentrating today on the Grand National. Including at
7.50 medium wave Keep Fit for All the Family with EILEEN FOWLER , or VHF Regional news and weather; 7.55 Weather and programme news At 8.0
News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 8.30*; Papers at 8.40*


Introduces: Paul Barnes
Unknown: Eileen Fowler

: News

: Saturday Briefing

Radio 4 fills you in on the political scene at home and abroad.
9.5 From Our Own Correspondent
BBC correspondents throughout the world report on the societies they live in - the politics and the people.
9.30 The Week in Westminster Parliamentarians discuss the week's business with IAN WALLER
10.0 News
10.2 The Weekly World
HONOR BALFOUR reviews what the weeklies have to say: illustrations read by SUSAN DENNY Narrator john MARSH


Unknown: Ian Waller
Read By: Susan Denny
Producers: Paddy O'Keeffe
Unknown: David Walter

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 102; Love of love, and light of light (BBC Hymn Book 521); Psalm 147, vv 12-20; Luke 20. vv 9-18 (Rsv): God liveth still (BBC HB 513)

: Pick of the Week

MARGARET HOWARD presents her selection from BBC Radio and Television programmes.


Unknown: Margaret Howard
Producer: Phyllis Robinson

: Science Now

Presented by Dr Geoff Watts
A weekly survey of what is new and significant in science and technology.


Presented By: Dr Geoff Watts
Producer: David Paterson

: News

: Robin Ray

as Radio 3
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather

: News

: Any Questions?

A spontaneous discussion by Lord Soper, Patrick Hutber Sally Oppenheim. mp Dr Magnus Pyke
Chairman David Jacobs Producer MICHAEL BOWEN BBC Bristol


Unknown: Patrick Hutber
Unknown: Sally Oppenheim.
Unknown: Dr Magnus Pyke
Unknown: David Jacobs
Producer: Michael Bowen

: Weekend

with Jill Burridge and Andy Price asks ' What are women educated for? '; visits Cambridge to see how the women undergraduates are influencing life in a mixed college; hears the news from the week's papers in Europe.
And BRENDA BRUCE reads another instalment from Mother Knew Best by DOROTHY SCANNELL , abridged by FIONA MACPHERSON. Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit


Unknown: Jill Burridge
Unknown: Andy Price
Unknown: Brenda Bruce
Unknown: Dorothy Scannell
Abridged By: Fiona MacPherson.

: News

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

medium ware only A Quick Visit Home by GILLY FRASER
' Suppose mum is taken bad, all alone here. Who's to know? There isn't a neighbour she hasn't had words with. If you had any decency you'd offer to stay at home and look after her.'
Produced and directed by ALFRED BRADLEY BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 11.30 am)


Unknown: Gilly Fraser
Directed By: Alfred Bradley
Pat: Barbara Young
Lynne: Fiona Walker
Mother: Lorraine Peters
Ada: Rosalie Williams
Jim: Graham Haberfield

: Music of the Masters

as Radio 3

: Reports

Gordon Clough
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather


Unknown: Gordon Clough

: News

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

Unpredictable table-talk bounced off the week's crop of sense and/or nonsense, with observers of, and contributors to, the current social, artistic and political scene.


Producer: Hugh Purcell

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Charlotte Rampling, actress, chooses the records she would take to a desert island and discusses them with Roy Plomley.
(Repeated: Monday 12.27 pm)


Guest: Charlotte Rampling
Presenter: Roy Plomley
Producer: Derek Drescher

: These You Have Loved

Richard Baker with records
(Shortened edn: Thurs 9.5 am)


Unknown: Richard Baker

: Saturday-Night Theatre

in Let It Come Down A play for radio by MICHAEL ROBSON with Because Alan Scott , key witness for the prosecution, is too conscientious, a murderer goes free and thereafter someone has it in for Scott. Who is that someone? Produced and directed by JOHN CARDY
(Repeated: Monday 3.5 pm)


Unknown: Michael Robson
Unknown: Alan Scott
Directed By: John Cardy
Alan Scott: William Lucas
Sue Crichton: Ros Drinkwater
QC: Peter Woodthorpe
Moira SCOtt: Margaret Robertson
Daniel Hope: Roger Snowdon
Frank Lawler: Haydn Jones
Mrs Clayton: Jeanne Mockford
Christine Lang,: Deborah Paige
David Bennett: Christopher Bidmead
Restaurant manager: Leslie Heritage
Det-Sgt Franklin: William Sleigh
Ward sister: Eva Haddon
Headmaster: Godfrey Kenton
Tony Parrish: Anthony Smee
Clennett: David Graham
Det Chief Insp Durrant: Kevin Brennan
Christine's father: Douglas .L Blackwei
Colonel Bradley: Garard Green
Dr Adlard: Michael Shannon
Announcer: Peter Craze

: Weather

: News

: A Word in Edgeways

Marghanita Laski
Albert Friedlander David Benedictus with Brian Redhead
Producer CHRISTOPHER graham BBC Manchester


Unknown: Marghanita Laski
Unknown: Albert Friedlander
Unknown: David Benedictus
Unknown: Brian Redhead
Producer: Christopher Graham

: Lighten Our Darkness

Lrening prayers led by REV RALPH SMITH


Unknown: Ralph Smith

: 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.

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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