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: Farming Week

Presented from Wales by JOHN GLYN-JONES . BBC Wales
S.40 Prayer for the Day SISTER MARTINA


Unknown: John Glyn-Jones

: Today

with Nigel Rees in London and Michael Cooke in Manchester
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today, including Thought for the Day at 7.45* English Regions: see column 3


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Michael Cooke

: John Bird

breaks into the BBC Sound Archives but comes out with more than he bargained for. (Repeated: Tuesday 11.45 am)

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

Esther Rantzen and Benny Green , together with their guests in the studio, provide the incentive to face Monday morning once again as they discuss a topical issue or two, and interview some of the personalities who will be making the news in the forthcoming week. Producer IAN r. GARDHOUSE


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Benny Green
Producer: Ian R. Gardhouse

: News

: Wildlife

I saw two foxes suddenly rear up on their hind legs, put their forepaws on on& another's shoulders and circle round. Is this how the 'foxtrot ' got its namet
The team is led a merry dance by another selection of your questions.
Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol


Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: John Harrison
Producer: Dilys Breese

: Daily Service

NEM, p 54: come down, 0 love divine (BBC HB 149); Psalm 48; Matthew 27, v 62 to 28. v 8 (RSV); Lord of all being, throned afar (BBC HB 11)

: Morning Story

Mr Next Door by J. AND J. AYLESBROOK Read by Martin Jarvis


Read By: Martin Jarvis
Producer: Barbara Crowther

: News

: Any Questions?

11.50 Announcements

: News

: You and Yours

Earning and Saving Edition Presenter Sue Cook including The World of Work With MARGARET KORVING , and your letters.


Presenter: Sue Cook
Unknown: Margaret Korving

: Desert Island Discs

Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather

: The World at One: News

Robert Williams

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
2.0-2.2 News
Sweet Adelines: American Barbershop singing is becoming increasingly popular in Britain - not least among the ladies. LYN TEN KATE has been following the progress of a group learning this special kind of close harmony.
Gardening Books: Christmas present suggestions from JILL BURRIDGE.
Reading your letters.
Private Collection: FRANCES PERRY talks to BARBARA MYERS about her mementoes of her world travels.


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Jill Burridge.
Talks: Frances Perry
Unknown: Barbara Myers
Unknown: Anne Hobbs
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: Listen with Mother

Story: Mr Moon and the Splendid Umbrella by MARY EDEN


Unknown: Mr Moon

: News

: Afternoon Theatre


: Story Time

The Taras Report on The Last Days of Pompeii by ALAN LLOYD , abridged in nine parts by DONALD BANCROFT Read by Richard Pasco
1: How I Came to Pompeii
In AD 79 Vesuvius erupted and buried the city of Pompeii in grey ash. By doing so it preserved forever the treasures of this rich and corrupting city. Through the invention of the character of Taras, a chronicler from the East who arrives in Pompeii in time to witness one of the most terrifying catastrophes of ancient times, Alan Lloyd breathes life into the ghosts of Pompeii. He weaves fact with fiction and tells the story of a man trapped by forces he does not understand in a city that was one of the most magnificent in the Roman Empire!


Unknown: Alan Lloyd
Read By: Richard Pasco
Unknown: Alan Lloyd
Producer: Kay Patrick

: PM

Robert Williams
5.50 Financial Report
VHF,Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Robert Williams

: News

: Many a Slip

'twixt Eleanor Summerfield Gillian Reynolds and David Nixon. Tim Rice
Tune-twisters from STEVE RACE In the Chair Roy Plomley Devised and written by IAN MESSITER


Unknown: Eleanor Summerfield
Unknown: Gillian Reynolds
Unknown: David Nixon.
Unknown: Tim Rice
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Written By: Ian Messiter
Producer: Martin Fisher

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)

: News

: TheWorldinFocus

: Sixth Sense

A group of sixth-form students discuss issues and topics with Edward Nevin. Professor of Economics. University College, Swansea.
Chairman Gerry Monte Producer TELERI BEVAN
BBC Wales


Unknown: Edward Nevin.
Unknown: Gerry Monte
Producer: Teleri Bevan

: The Monday Play

An Example of a Human Life by JEFFREY SEGAL with John Hurt and Elizabeth Spriggs
The story of a man who, all his life, fought with authority for what he believed in, and who was, in the end, destroyed bv those beliefs. with the choir of the London, Spanish and Portuguese Jews, Congregation at Bevis Marks Shofar blown by SAM DIAS Produced and directed by JANE MORGAN
(Elizabeth Spriggs is a National Theatre player)


Unknown: Jeffrey Segal
Unknown: John Hurt
Unknown: Elizabeth Spriggs
Unknown: Sam Dias
Directed By: Jane Morgan
Unknown: Elizabeth Spriggs
Ufriel da Costa: John Hurt
Father Manoel: Timothy Bateson
Man/Stallholder: Leonard Fenton
Sara da Costa: Elizabeth Spriggs
Rabbi Saul Morteira/Enrico Capucci: David Swift
Jacob da Silva: Douglas Blackwell
Mordechai: Christopher Bidmead
Abraham: Peter Craze
Joseph/David: Judy Bennett
Rachel: Patricia Gallimore
Aaron: Steve Hodson
Samuel da Silva: Tim Wylton
Miriam: Marian Diamond
Rabbi Menasseh ben Israel: Geoffrey Beevers
Rabbi Isaac Aboab: John Bennett
Diego de Mattos: Phillp Voss
Rodrigo de Castro: Alan Rowe
Gracia Mendes: Thelma Whiteley
Rabbi Athias Miguel Sanchez: Neville Jason

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Paul Vaughan Editor ROSEMARY HART
9.59 Weather


Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: The World Tonight: News

John Tusa reporting


Unknown: John Tusa

: A Book at Bedtime

The Rains Came by LOUIS BROMFIELD abridged in 23 parts by RAMSAY WILLIAMS
Read bv NIGEL ANTHONY (4) Producer ROBERT COOPER BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: Louis Bromfield
Unknown: Nigel Anthony

: News

preceded by Weather

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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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