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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

7.45 Sunday Programmes Bells and Sunday Reading
7.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Joan Hart

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer DAVID WINTER
8.50 Programme news


Presented By: Clive Jacobs
Producer: David Winter

: Weather

: News

9.10 medium only
Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

medium only by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The Archers

medium only
Omndbus Edition
Script editor CHARLES LEFEAUX Producer TONY SHRYANE BBC Birmingham


Written By: Tessa Diamond

: Morning Service

Morning Prayer (Series III) from the Church of the Holy Apostles, Leicester
Conducted by the Vicar THE REV DAVID WILSON
Psalm Praise: I love my Lord (123); Angels praise Him (11)
Hymns (Anglican HB): Soldiers of Christ, arise (585); Be thou my vision (571)
Lessons: John 8, w 2-11;
Ephesians 6, vv 10-19
Organist RICHARD HAYNES BBC Birmingham


Unknown: David Wilson
Organist: Richard Haynes

: Week's Good Cause

JOHN HILLABY appeals on behalf of UFAW (Universities Federation for Animal Welfare)
UFAW is concerned with the care, understanding and treatment of animals - the wild, the domestic and those used in research.
Donations to: John Hillaby , UFAW, [address removed]


Unknown: John Hillaby
Unknown: John Hillaby
Unknown: Soutfl Mimms

: Happiness Is ...

Bernard Falk , connoisseur of the unusual, reports on a countrywide search for people who find fulfilment in unlikely, not to say eccentric, occupations and interests.


Unknown: Bernard Falk
Producer: Sally Thompson

: From the Grass Roots

Countrywide reactions to current political issues presented from Birmingham by George Scott
Ring [number removed]
Producer DAVID SHUTE BBC Birmingham


Unknown: George Scott
Producer: David Shute

: You and Yours

George Luce 's
Sunday Supplement
12.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: George Luce

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough Editor HARRY BROWN


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Harry Brown

: Pick of the Bunch

A year of Gardeners' Question Time
Ken Ford recalls some of the places visited, and some of the questions asked during the past year, with FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL. Producer KENNETH FORD BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Tuesday 4.5 pm)


Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Alan Gemmell.

: Afternoon Theatre

The Loved and the Unloved by FRANCOIS MAURIAC dramatised by JOAN O'CONNOR with Thelma Whiteley
Tom Wilkinson , Simon Cadell and Emily Richard
Love is not something that you can force anyone to feel, but Agathe's passion is so great that she is determined to have the young man of her choice at any price and regardless of the damage to other people. Directed by JANE MORGAN


Unknown: Francois Mauriac
Dramatised By: Joan O'Connor
Unknown: Thelma Whiteley
Unknown: Tom Wilkinson
Unknown: Simon Cadell
Unknown: Emily Richard
Directed By: Jane Morgan

: News

: Origins

Stonehenge and Company
Stonehenge is the most famous of more than 900 stone circles known in the British Isles. Who built them and why?
Were they perhaps astronomical observatories? Brian Gear looks at some of the new ideas which are emerging about the purpose of these enigmatic monuments. Written and presented by BRIAN GEAR
Series producer ROY HAYWARD BBC Bristol


Unknown: Brian Gear
Presented By: Brian Gear

: The Living World

The All-Purpose Bird
When Swedish ornithologist and film-maker Jan Linblad steps out of his front door, the birds in his garden burst into song: he imitates iheir many voices so skilfully that the birds have come to regard him as one of themselves.
Today he demonstrates that skill in conversation with Dilys Breese. (First b'cast in 1974) BBC Bristol (Rptd: Wed 9,5 am)


Unknown: Jan Linblad
Unknown: Dilys Breese.

: In Touch

Water-skiing - except for the comparative few-can be dangerous but the hazards did not deter KEVIN MULHERN , and he survived to tell the tale! Presented by David Scott Blackhall


Unknown: Kevin Mulhern
Presented By: David Scott Blackhall
Producer: Michell Raper

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston recently visited Budleigh Salterton in Devon Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
(Rptd: Thursday 11.5 am)
5.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Budleigh Salterton
Producer: Carole Stone

: News

: The Press Barons: 1: Victor Matthews

A few years ago, most newspaper readers would have known the big names behind their daily digest of what was going on in the world. Beaverbrook, Rothermere, Thomson and King were synonymous with the papers they ran. Today it's different. Sweeping changes have taken place and now the power of the press is vested in different brokers, men who keep much lower profiles.
In this series of five conversations, Robert Kee sets out to explore the philosophy and style of the present 'Barons' of Fleet Street.
1: Victor Matthews, the new Chairman and Chief Executive of Beaverbrook Newspapers
BBC Birmingham


Presenter: Robert Kee
Subject: Victor Matthews
Producer: Jock Gallagher

: Childhood Landscapes

The imagination of every writer is coloured by experience of places which made a lasting impression when he was young. In the first of a series of talks, the poet Seamus Heaney talks about rural Ulster.


Talks: Seamus Heaney

: News

: The Burkiss Way

... to Dynamic Living
Lesson 16: Get Off with Life the Burkiss Way. Appearing for the prosecution and defence Jo Kendall , Nigel Rees
Chris Emmett and Fred Harris from briefs prepared by ANDREW MARSHALL and DAVID RENWICK Under the judicial eye of Producer SIMON BRETT


Unknown: Jo Kendall
Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Chris Emmett
Unknown: Fred Harris
Unknown: Andrew Marshall
Unknown: David Renwick
Producer: Simon Brett

: Chapter and Verse

Presented by Trevor Beeson Producer MONICA FURLONG


Presented By: Trevor Beeson
Producer: Monica Furlong

: Music to Remember

John Ireland Comedy Overture Malcolm Arnold Little Suite No 1, Op 53
Debussy La puerta del vino; Bruyeres; General Lavineeccentric; Les tierces alternees; Feux d'artifice; Les fées sont d'exquises danseuses (Preludes, Book II)
Minstrels (Preludes, Book I) JEAN-RODOLPHE KARS (piano)
Elgar Severn Suite, for brass band


Unknown: Malcolm Arnold
Conductor: Elgar Howarth
Piano: Jean-Rodolphe Kars

: News

: Lorna Doone: Part 3

by R.D. Blackmore
dramatised for radio in five parts by Brian Gear
Narrated by Jack Watson, with Cornelius Garrett as John Ridd and Stacy Doming as Lorna Doone
Having given her his ring by way of a declaration of undying love, John Ridd must bide his time before seizing the right moment to claim Lorna from the Doones.
BBC Bristol
(Rptd: Tues 3.5 pm)


Author: R.D. Blackmore
Adapter: Brian Gear
Director: Brian Miller
Narrator: Jack Watson
John Ridd: Cornelius Garrett
Lorna Doone: Stacy Doming
Annie Ridd: Petra Leah
John Fry: Brian Haines
Lizzie Ridd: Paula Tinker
Stickles: Rex Holdsworth
Gwenny: Margot Young
Carver Doone: Brian Jackson
Charleworth: Esmond Rideout
Marwood de Whichehalse: Daniel Hill
Sir Ensor Doone: Leonard Maguire
Mrs Ridd: June Barrie
Tom Faggus: Alan Moore

: Weather

: News

: The Saint of Deseret

The life and times of Brigham Young, leader of the Mormons, told by Wynford Vaughan-Thomas With JO MANNING WILSON and WILLIAM ROBERTS
(Repeated: Friday 11.5 am)


Told By: Wynford Vaughan-Thomas
Unknown: Jo Manning Wilson
Singers: William Roberts
Singers: Charles Young
Singers: John Gower
Produced By: Charles Chilton

: Epilogue

The Symbols at Your Door: The Lamb
Devised by MONICA FURLONG Narrated by David Strong Music BBC SINGERS


Unknown: Monica Furlong
Unknown: David Strong
Producer: Hubert Hoskins

: 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.

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.

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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.

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