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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

BBC Birmingham
7.10 Bells
7.45 Sunday Reading
michael mcclain reads poems of St John of the Cross
7.50 Sunday Papers
7.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Michael McClain

: News

: Sunday

Presented by Brian Trueman Producer Leslie MITCHELL BBC Manchester


Presented By: Brian Trueman
Producer: Leslie Mitchell

: Week's Good Cause

THE VERY REV FRANCIS PRATT , PROVOST OF SOUTHWELL MINSTER appeals on behalf of Southwell Minster the trustees of which must provide for a complex conservation programme for this Norman minster which has been a centre of worship for over 1.000 years. Donations to: [address removed]
8.50 Sunday Papers
8.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Francis Pratt

: News

: International Assignment

medium only
It's Our Turn Now
Correspondents report from around the world on women's rights - what women have achieved.
Producer FRAN MORRISON A Radio News production


Producer: Fran Morrison

: Morning Service

medium only from Moss Side Baptist Church, meeting at the Loreto College, a Roman Catholic School in Manchester, led by THE RF.V ALEC S. MITCHELL
The second of four broadcasts during Lent on the theme ' Deliver us from evil '
2: The Enigma of Suffering
Preacher THE REV MICHAEL taylor. Principal, Northern Baptist College, Manchester
Readings irsv): Job 2, v 3 and 3, v 3: Hebrews 5, w 7-10; Luke 22, vv 39-45
Hymns (Baptist HB): Angel voices (41: The King of Love (72i: In the cross of Christ (141): 0 dearest Lord (5161; Through the night of doubt and sorrow (559)
Pianist mary E. ELLISON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Alec S. Mitchell
Unknown: Michael Taylor.
Unknown: E. Ellison

: Forget Tomorrow's Monday

medium only until 10.30
A Sunday morning miscellany in which eva HADDON talks to Cathy Berberian. an international singer who believes in breaking down barriers with her audience: and HELEN PALMER reports on some churches around the country that are no longer used for worship. Presenter Teresa McGonagle Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit


Unknown: Cathy Berberian.
Unknown: Helen Palmer
Presenter: Teresa McGonagle

: Local Time

Material from local and regional broadcasting, selected and presented by Francis Matthews.
Producer JENNY DE YONG BBC Birmingham
(Starting Local Time moves to Friday 9.5 am)


Presented By: Francis Matthews.
Producer: Jenny De Yong

: Money Box

Presented by Peter Hobday and Louise Botting
The programme that aims to help you follow the ins and outs of personal finance. Featuring each week The Man Behind Your Money.
A Financial World Tonight production


Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: Louise Botting

: Away from it All

Joan Bakewell is your radio travel agent with advice for would-be holidaymakers on when and where to go this year. Travel experts anticipate your problems to ensure that the promised holiday of a lifetime does not become a nightmare.


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Roger MacDonald

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke
12.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough


Presented By: Gordon Clough

: Unaccustomed as I am....: 1: Supply and Demand

A four-part series in which Anne Suter investigates the profession of public speaking.
Tony and Paddy Davis, directors of an agency for lecturers, and some of their clients and speakers explain the mechanics of the market.
(Repeated: Friday 8.10 pm)


Presenter: Anne Suter
Unknown: Tony Davis
Unknown: Paddy Davis
Producer: Madeau Stewart

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Derbyshire, where members of the Charlesworth and District Horticultural Society put their questions to FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and PROFESSOR ALAN GEMMELL. Questionmaster KEN FORD BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Tuesday 4.5 pm)


Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Professor Alan Gemmell.

: Afternoon Theatre

medium only
The Duck and The Kangaro* by ALLAN BERRIE
In his first play for radio Allan Berrie explores a double crisis in the life of his central character, an Irish sculptor called Robby. There is the question of faith in himself as an artist and the question of understanding the vulnerable needs of his young adolescent daughter, Ruth. who has ' practically an idolatrous obsession ' for him.


Unknown: Allan Berrie
Unknown: Allan Berrie
Directed By: Richard Wortley
Robby Hennessay: Denys Hawthorne
Hazel Hennessay: Kate Binchy
Ruth Hennessay: Elizabeth Lindsay
Francis Graham: Kevin Flood

: News

: Talking about Antiques

Is it old: Is it genuine? What is it?
Arthur Negus and Bernard Price discuss listeners' questions with HUGH SCULLY. Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol
Questions to: Talking about Antiques, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Unknown: Arthur Negus
Unknown: Hugh Scully.

: The Living World

A magazine edition of this programme about wildlife and the countrvside.
Introduced' by Peter France Producer KEITH HOPKINS
Series producer dilys breesi BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Wednesday 9.5 am)


Introduced By: Peter France
Producer: Keith Hopkins

: In Touch

Don't underestimate your ability: BARRY APPLEYARD explains why he thinks many blind people achieve less than they might. Presented by David Scott Blackhall Producer thena heshel


Unknown: Barry Appleyard
Presented By: David Scott Blackhall

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston recently visited Caldicot in Gwent
Producer ANTHONY smith BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Thursday 11.5 am)
5.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Brian Johnston

: News

: The Archers

Written by tessa diamond
Script editor charles lefeauz Producer TONY SHRYANE BBC Birmingham


Written By: Tessa Diamond
Producer: Tony Shryane

: Conversation Piece

Sue MacGregor talks to Daniel Barenboim. pianist and conductor. about his life and work and invites him to reflect a little on both.
Producer Gillian HUSH BBC Manchester


Pianist: Daniel Barenboim.
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Music to Remember

ORCHESTRA led by ANDREW ORTON conducted hv WALTER SUSSKIND Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music
8.12* Job, a masque for dancing
BBC Manchester


Unknown: Andrew Orton

: News

: The Woodlanders



Unknown: Thomas Hardy.

: Weather

: News

: Every Inch a King

Donald Wolfit as King Lear
I say deliberately that his performance was the greatest piece of Shakespearian acting I have seen since I have been privileged to write about the theatre. (JAMES AGATE) Sir Donald Wolfit , the last of the actor-managers, died ten years ago, on 17 February 1968. To mark this anniversary. his biographer Ronald Harwood tells the story of Wolfit's greatest acting triumph. when. on a dank April night in 1944 in wartime London in a half-empty theatre. he won from James Agate the crowning notice of his career. The programme includes extracts from the BBC radio production of ' King Lear ' with Wolfit recorded in 1949 and contributions from LADY wolfit, who. as Rosalind Iden , played Cordelia. and JOSEPH chelton, PETER COTES. RICHARD GOOLDEN , GODFREY KENTON , R. B. MARRIOTT , JOHN MAYES. ELLEN POLLOCK , DONALD SINDEM and J. C. TREWIN Producer ALAN HAYDOCK


Unknown: Donald Wolfit
Unknown: Sir Donald Wolfit
Unknown: Ronald Harwood
Unknown: James Agate
Unknown: Rosalind Iden
Unknown: Peter Cotes.
Unknown: Richard Goolden
Unknown: Godfrey Kenton
Unknown: R. B. Marriott
Unknown: John Mayes.
Unknown: Ellen Pollock
Unknown: Donald Sindem
Unknown: J. C. Trewin
Producer: Alan Haydock

: Four Pictures from an Exhibition

The first of four meditations during Lent by THE REV DONALD cole. Rector of St Cuthberfs, Edinburgh.


Unknown: Donald Cole.

: News

Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude

About this project

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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