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: News

: Farming Today

: Up to the Hour

with Laurie Macmillan
English Regions: see column 5

6.52 VHF Regional news and weather


Presenter: Laurie MacMillan

: News

: Today

Nigel Rees in London and Brian Redhead in Manchester


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Brian Redhead

: Up to the Hour

with Laurie Macmillan
7.52 VHF
Regional news and weather


Unknown: Laurie MacMillan

: News

: Today

Brian Redhead in Manchester and Nigel Rees in London
8.35 News headlines, weather, papers and sport


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Nigel Rees

: The Last of Uptake

5: Final Preparations

: News

: Voice of the People: [number removed]

Ring Birmingham [number removed]and discuss your point of view on the air with George Scott. Producer JENNY DE YONG BBC Birmingham
The lines are open from 8.0 am


Unknown: George Scott.

: News

: Checkpoint

: 'Daily Service

NEM, p 30; When I survey the wondrous cross (BBC HB 97); Canticle 5: I Corinthians 14, vv 1-12 (Rsv); We sing the praise of him who died (BBC HB 95)

: Morning Story

A Letter to Miss Goodboddy by BILL STANTON
Read bv Alan Rothwell BBC Manchester

: News

: So This Is Showbusiness ...

Brian Matthew goes backstage to visit that other world behind the footlights.
2: 'If Music Be the Food of Love


Unknown: Brian Matthew

: News

: You and Yours

Mind and Body Edition Presenter Bill Breckon


Presenter: Bill Breckon

: He's a Wonderful Wife

( Wednesday's broadcast)
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather

: The World at One: News

Introduced by Gordon Clough


Introduced By: Gordon Clough

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced from Northern Ireland by Margaret Percy
Armagh City and County:
Ireland's ecclesiastical capital and Ulster's orchard county provides the background for today's programme, which will include a visit to the Observatory and Planetarium, and a short story by an Armagh writer.
BBC Northern Ireland
2.0-2.2 News


Unknown: Margaret Percy
Story By: An Armagh

: Listen with Mother

Story; The Wee Bannock by MOIRA HERITAGE
Presenters PAM WARDELL and BILL TORRANCE. Producer


Presenters: Pam Wardell
Unknown: Marilyn Ireland.

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Blood Money by R.D. Wingfield
Demotion to Manager of a small branch of Benington's Bank is Eastwood's last chance and he is determined that nothing should go wrong. But, within minutes of his arrival, he is faced with a ransom demand for £40,000.
Directed by Graham Gauld


Writer: R. D. Wingfield
Director: Graham Gauld
Eastwood: John Bentley
Newman: Jonathan Scott
Heather: Joanna Wake
Alan: Hugh Janes
Arthur: Paul Meier
Froggatt: Roy Spencer
Savage: John Arnatt
Sgt Parker: Kenneth Shanley
Insp Rayburn: William Eedle
Switchboard girl: Nicolette McKenzie

: News

: Gilbert White - Curate Extraordinary

Eric Simms revisits the village of Selborne in Hampshire, the home of this 18th-century naturalist, and talks about the wildlife observations he made there, with recordings from the BBC Sound Archives. Producer ADRIANNE ALLEE


Unknown: Eric Simms
Producer: Adrianne Allee

: Story Time

Twilight for the Gods (5)

: PM Reports

Presented by Gordon Clough


Presented By: Gordon Clough

: Serendipity

2: Yarooh!
The second of two programmes in which Benny Green reflects on the fictional creations of Charles Hamilton. Today he presents Frank Richards 's most famous character, Billy Bunter. Producer DAVID RAYVERN ALLEN
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news; weather


Unknown: Charles Hamilton.
Unknown: Frank Richards
Unknown: Billy Bunter.
Producer: David Rayvern Allen

: The Six O'Clock News

Including Financial Report

: Going Places

with Barry Norman
A programme for people on the move which takes a close look at the fun, the frustrations, and the future in getting around. With up-to-the-minute news of where you may come unstuck if you are travelling at home or abroad. Producer ROGER MACDONALD


Unknown: Barry Norman
Producer: Roger MacDonald

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Monday 1.30 pm)

: Pick of the Week

Margaret Howard 's selection Producer BRIAN COOK
(Repeated: Saturday 9.10 am)


Unknown: Margaret Howard
Producer: Brian Cook

: Verse and Chorus

A miscellany of music from the world's choirs, with poetry read by Donald Houston Producer SIMON BRETT


Read By: Donald Houston
Producer: Simon Brett

: Medical World

Edward Hitchcock continues his series of conversations with medical colleagues. 4: Narrowing the Choice
Young doctors and eminent consultants discuss the justification for super specialisation; consider how their lives are affected by the change in status from 'Dr' to 'Mr'; and talk about coming to terms with the medical establishment that so many of them mocked as students.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Edward Hitchcock

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke
(Repeated: Sunday 9.15 am)


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Kaleidoscope

at the Edinburgh Festival
The Edinburgh Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world; with 197 events this year, it's bigger than ever before. Tony Palmer takes a look at what it's like to be 'on the Fringe' and at some of this year's successes from the 140 new plays and events on offer.


Reporter: Tony Palmer
Producer: Chris Swann

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas'Stuart reporting

: Aftershave

A five-girl musical sex-war in which Sue Aldred. Linda Dobell Niki Marvin , Caroline Noh and Belinda Sinclair take both sides. From the new West End production at the Apollo Theatre. THE NIC ROWLEY QUARTET With DUGGIE HENNING, WILL HILL and PETE MOSS
Original stage direction by CHRISTIE DICKASON
(Repeated: Saturday 5.30 pm)


Unknown: Linda Dobell
Unknown: Niki Marvin
Unknown: Caroline Noh
Unknown: Belinda Sinclair
Unknown: Pete Moss
Music By: Nic Rowley
Producer: John Lloyd

: My Delight

Fritz Spiegl describes one of the pleasures of life. BBC Manchester


Unknown: Fritz Spiegl

: A Book at Bedtime

A High Wind in Jamaica
10: The Demise of the Dutchman

: Findings

: News

Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude

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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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