with Brian Redhead in Manchester and John Timpson in London
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today, including Sports News and Today's Papers; at 7.25* and 8.25* VHF Regional News and Weather; and Thought for the Day at 7.45*
from 9.20 am Keeping Pets
As a nation we have a reputation as pet-lovers but how many of us, through misplaced kindness, are in fact inflicting cruelty? If a pet needs a cage what is the best sort? How much food should be given and how often?
In the studio to answer questions about keeping pets and to hear of your own experience, is James Allcock , a practising veterinary surgeon and member of the British Veterinary Association Council.
In the Chair Sue MacGregor Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed] from 8.0 am
A Convert by R. B. CUNNINGHAME-GRAHAM Read by Andrew Cruickshank
'Over their gin, or stretched out smoking in their hammocks during the long, hot hours after the second breakfast, traders and merchant skippers, Scotch clerks, and the occasional globe-trotters, all agreed that a great change had come upon The Reverend Macrae.'.
starring Arthur Lowe
John Le Mesurier , Clive Dunn
Big Guns. Captain Mainwaring and his men set their sights on total dominance of Walmington-on-Sea. featuring JOHN LAURIE
ARNOLD RIDLEY , IAN LAVENDER
LARRY MARTYN , JULIAN ORCHARD
MICHAEL MIDDLETON , JOHN SNAGGE Adapted for radio by MICHAEL KNOWLES and HAROLD SNOAD Producer JOHN DYAS
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Children's Books and Writers: talks to MARY RAYNER about ' scarey ' stories, discusses the latest books telling children about sex, and asks ELAINE moss for a reading list.
Anec-Notes: IRENE THOMAS with the stories behind the music.
The Road Back: helping people back to work after a disabling illness.
The Camera for You: REG MASON'S advice to amateurs.
Family Units by RUTH FINCH (12)
by Victor Hugo
Robert Hardy as Victor Hugo, Trevor Martin as Jean Valjean and Morag Hood as Fantine
Sheila Hocken was born with cataracts on both eyes which increasingly clouded her vision throughout childhood and eventually caused total blindness. For nearly 20 years she has not seen at all. Last September she underwent an operation which resulted in her being able to see clearly for the first time in her life, She talks to
MARGARET HOWARD about the impact of sight and her reaction to a world she has never properly seen before. Producer
There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a
historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any
given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the
understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time
- not those of today.
To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and
50s, you can navigate by issue.
Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and
is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to
obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in
programmes, online etc.
This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers,
images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio
Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available
externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.