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: Farming Week

Presented from East Anglia by David Richardson BBC Birmingham


Unknown: David Richardson

: Up to the Hour

with Edward Cole
Headlines and weather, a look at the papers, news for sports fans, Prayer for the Day (Mon THE REV LESLIE STOKES , Tues-Thurs ROSEMARY WAKELIN , Fri THE REV RICHARD HARRIES )
English Regions: see column 5
6.52 VHF
Regional news and weather


Unknown: Leslie Stokes
Unknown: Rosemary Wakelin
Unknown: Richard Harries

: News

: Today

Nigel Rees in London
Michael Cooke in Manchester


Unknown: Nigel Rees

: Up to the Hour with Edward Cole

Headlines, weather, sport and papers, a spot of music and Thought for the Day.
7.52 VHF
Regional news and weather

: News

: Today

Michael Cooke in Manchester Nigel Rees in London
8.35 News headlines, weather, papers and sport


Unknown: Michael Cooke

: Joyce Grenf ell Requests the Pleasure



Read By: Joyce Grenfell

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

The programme that takes its own particular look at some of the issues and personalities of the forthcoming week.
Studio guests join the regular team for 50 minutes of live interviews, argument, music and mild irreverence.


Producer: Ian R. Gardhouse

: Royal British Legion



Talk By: Charlie Chester

: News

: Wildlife

medium only
What use are long legs to a daddy-long-legsT Whenever I watch them their legs just seem to be in the way - so why the strange anatomy?
The team answers more of your wildlife 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 79; All creatures (BBC HB 2); Canticle 6, part 2; Mark 14, vv 32-46 (RSV); Behold, the mountain (BBC HB 485)

: Morning Story

medium only
Walter Camden's Son by JOAN O'CONNOR
Read by Jennifer Lee


Read By: Jennifer Lee
Producer: Barbara Crowther

: News

medium only

: Village School

medium only
It's the church, the school and the pub that really keep a village together - without those you've got a dead village.
A miniature sound portrait compiled and presented by Robin Gracey
The primary school at Elsing in Norfolk is 100 years old. Today's planners schedule it for closure. Recordings of pupils and teachers, past and present, from the ages of five to 95, are here brought together to convey something of what the school is and has been. Special sound by BILL AITKEN BBC Radiophonic Workshop Producer MICHAEL MASON
(Repeated: Thursday 7.45 pm)
11.50 medium only Announcements


Presented By: Robin Gracey
Producer: Michael Mason

: News

: You and Your Work and Leisure

Presenter George Luce
Including the World of Work With MARGARET KORVING


Presenter: George Luce
Unknown: Margaret Korving

: Forces' Chance

5: The residents, Neil Durden -Smith and Ted Moult with their guest. Nan Winton , meet a Combined Services team from Malta: DEREK STUBBS , EDDIE PICKUP
Questionmaster Desmond Lynam
Recorded on 18 July at RAF Luqa, Malta. (By arrangement with the British Forces Broadcasting Service)
A Radio Sport and OB production (Repeated: Thursday 6.30 pm)
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news and weather


Unknown: Neil Durden
Unknown: Nan Winton
Unknown: Derek Stubbs
Unknown: Eddie Pickup
Unknown: Danny Kay
Unknown: Rowan Jackson
Unknown: Desmond Lynam

: The World at One: News

Introduced by Robert Williams


Introduced By: Robert Williams

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

medium only from 2.0
Introduced by Kate Adie Talk Till Two.
2.0-2.2 News
Good Neighbours: in Mental Health week, PHIL SUTCLIFFE finds out how volunteers are pioneering new areas of care. Pony Pitfalls: LIZ MCNEILL TAYLOR advises caution if you are going to buy a pony.
A Weekend Away?: PAUL BARNES suggests an autumn break in the Lake District.
A Breath of Border Air (4) Editor WYN KNOWLES


Introduced By: Kate Adie
Unknown: Phil Sutcliffe
Unknown: Liz McNeill
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: Listen with Mother

medium only
Story: The Forgetful Mouse and the Friendly Elephant by ANNE ENGLISH

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

The King's Colours

: Story Time

Forfeit (6)

: PM Reports

Presented by Robert Williams


Presented By: Robert Williams

: Serendipity

Marjorie Westbury goes to the Archive Auction
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news VHF Regional news; weather


Unknown: Marjorie Westbury
Producer: Madeau Stewart

: The Six O'Clock News

Including Financial Report

: Doctor Finlay's Casebook

New stories about the characters created by A. j. CRONIN
Old Acquaintance by PAT DUNLOP
(Rptd: Wednesday 12.27 pm)


Unknown: A. J. Cronin
Producer: Edward Taylor
Dr Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Dr Finlay: Bill Simpson
Murray: John Graham
Sergeant Bell: Gordon Clyde
Mrs McKechnie: Audrey Muir

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)

: The Monday Play

The Egoist by GEORGE MEREDITH dramatised for radio by DENIS CONSTANDUROS , With
Anton Rodgers , Joanna David Kathleen Michael
Penelope Reynolds and Norman Eshley
' No young man of Sir Willoughby's position is ever guilty, Miss Dale; he is merely allowed to escape. Though it's preferable that he doesn't escape too many times.... '
A new dramatisation of George Meredith 's elegant and witty comedy of manners set in the latter half of the 19th century.
Directed by BRIAN MILLER
BBC Bristol (Repeated: next Sunday 2.30 pm)


Unknown: George Meredith
Unknown: Denis Constanduros
Unknown: Anton Rodgers
Unknown: Joanna David
Unknown: Kathleen Michael
Unknown: Penelope Reynolds
Unknown: Norman Eshley
Unknown: George Meredith
Directed By: Brian Miller
Mrs Mountstuart: Kathleen Michael
Laetitia Dale: Penelope Reynolds
Vernon Wnitford: Norman Eshley
Sir Willoughby Pattcrne: Anton Rodgers
Clara Middleton: Joanna David
Dr Middleton: John Woodnutt
Crossjay Patterne: Ann Portus
Horace De Craye: Neil Stacy
Flitch: Rex Holdsworth

: The Country Diarists

(For details see Thurs 11.45am)

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Chris Powling Producer ANNE WINDER


Presenter: Chris Powling
Producer: Anne Winder

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: Profile

People in the public mind
(Revised repeat: Tues 11.35 am)

: A Book at Bedtime


: The Crash of the Crusader

Twenty-five years ago, John Cobb died on Loch Ness as he tried to break the world water speed record. What caused the crash? There was much speculation at the time, but now one of Cobb's helpers explains exactly what happened.
Presented and produced by Leslie Robinson BBC Highland


Unknown: Loch Ness
Produced By: Leslie Robinson

: 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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