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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

7.45 Bells
7.50 Sunday Reading. DAVID STRONG reads from The River Within by CHRISTOPHER BRYANT
7.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Christopher Bryant

: News

8.16 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer JOHN NEWBURY


Presented By: Clive Jacobs

: Week's Good Cause

SUE MACGREGOR appeals for The National Council for the Single Woman and Her Dependants. Donations to: [address removed].
8.55 Weather, programme news

: News

9.10 medium only
Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

medium only

: Morning Service

medium only from St Mary's Parish Church, Nunthorpe-in-Cleveland
Sung Eucharist (Series 3) Celebrant and Preacher THE REV JAMES WOODHOUSE
Readings (NEB): Acts , W 37-47; Luke 14. vv 15-24
Hymns (English Hymnal): Jerusalem the golden (412); The church of God (488); Happy are they (398); My God, and is thy table spread (320); 0 for a thousand tongues (446) Organist AMY SCHOUWENBURG BBC Manchester

: Disgusted, Tunbridge Wells

medium only
Derek Robinson welcomes your letters about radio. Producer CAROLE STONE. BBC Bristol
Address: Disgusted, Tunbridge Wells , BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Unknown: Derek Robinson
Producer: Carole Stone.
Unknown: Tunbridge Wells

: Money Box

Presented by Peter Hobday and Louise Botting
Featuring each week The Man Behind Your Money. A Financial World Tonight production


Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: Louise Botting

: The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Fit the sixth: (the final). Will the Ultimate Question to Life, the Universe and Everything (to which the answer is 42) be discovered? Will our heroes be able to control their newly-stolen space ship and the enormous fleet of black battle cruisers that is following them? Will all end happily or in the certain death that has threatened them so persistently?. Peter Jones as The Book
1 and Management Consultant
Special effects by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Written by DOUGLAS ADAMS and JOHN LLOYD Producer GEOFFREY PERKINS


Unknown: Peter Jones
Written By: Douglas Adams
Written By: John Lloyd
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins
Captain of the ' B Ark: David Jason
Arthur Dent: Simon Jones
Ford Prefect: Geoffrey McGivern
Z Beeblebrox: Mark Wing-Davey
Trillian: Susan Sheridan
Marvin: Stephen Moore
Number 2 and Hairdresser: Aubrey Woods
The Marketing Girl.: Beth Porter

: One Man, One Voice: 021.[number removed]

In the Chair Michael Charlton ProducersJENNY DE YONG and JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham
The lines are open from 10.30 am


Unknown: Michael Charlton
Producers: Jenny de Yong
Producers: Jock Gallagher

: Forget Tomorrow's Monday

with Teresa McGonagle
Internationally acclaimed coloratura soprano Beverly Sills reflects on a long operatic career; Peter Bull and Tony Barnfield investigate the appeal of Teddy Bears; and Basil Boothroyd on the hazards of moving house.
Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
12.55 Weather, programme news


Presenter: Teresa McGonagle
Guest: Beverley Sills
Guest: Peter Bull
Reporter: Tony Barnfield
Speaker: Basil Boothroyd

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough


Presented By: Gordon Clough

: Two of a Kind

Jack Singleton chats to Andrew Lloyd Webber , composer of musicals, and his brother Julian, the cellist. Producer BRIAN COOK


Unknown: Jack Singleton
Unknown: Andrew Lloyd Webber
Producer: Brian Cook

: Gardeners' Question Time

(Full details: Tuesday 4.5 pm)

: Afternoon Theatre

The Emperor of Ice-cream by BRIAN MOORE , dramatised for radio by BILL MORRISON , with Stephen Rea , Allan McClelland and Michael Duffy
It is 1939 in Belfast and young Gavin Burke decides to break with his family's republicanism and do his bit by joining the ARP. The war has seemed remote but the sudden, devastating blitz of Belfast is the test of his new maturity.
Directed by MICHAEL HEFFERNAN BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: Brian Moore
Unknown: Bill Morrison
Unknown: Stephen Rea
Unknown: Allan McClelland
Unknown: Michael Duffy
Unknown: Gavin Burke
Directed By: Michael Heffernan
Owen Burke: Brian Munn
GavinBurke: Stephen Rea
Mrs Burke/Maggie: Catherine Gibson
Aunt LiZ: Elizabeth Begley
Mr Burke: Allan McClelland
Craig: Michael Duffy
Soldier McBride: Maurice O'Callaghan
Frank: Price Markmulholland
Jimmv Lynan: Derek Lord
Mick Gallagher: Wesley Murphy
Captain Lambert: Nigel Anthony
Freddy: Sean Barrett
Mrs Clapper/Lili: Trudy Kelly
Sally Shannon: Denise McKenna
Mr Harkness: Harold Goldblatt
Matthew Ware: Raymond Campbell
Dr McLanaghan: Jobn Hewitt
Willie: Bill Hunter

: News

: A Good Read

Introduced by Amanda Theunissen. Happy Families
From the world of fiction, John Carey, Francis King, and Marghanita Laski select some 'nearest and dearest' either to clasp to their bosoms, or to disown in horror. BBC Bristol


Presenter: Amanda Theunissen
Guest: John Carey
Guest: Francis King
Guest: Marghanita Laski
Producer: Pamela Howe

: The Living World

(Full details Wednesday 9.5 am)

: In Touch

Green is a Shamrock, Red is a Cross: KEVIN MULHERN reports on a new colour coding scheme Presented by David Scott Black -hall. Producer THENA HESHEL


Unknown: Kevin Mulhern
Presented By: David Scott Black
Producer: Thena Heshel

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston recently visited Radcliffe in Lancashire Producer ANTHONY SMITH
BBC Bristol. (Repeated: Thursday 11.5 am medium only)
5.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News

: The Archers

Omnibus Edition
Script editor WILLIAM SMETHURST Producer TONY SHRYANE BBC Birmingham


Editor: William Smethurst

: On the Town

The second of ten programmes Portrait of a City - London (2) Disraeli once said that London was the new Babylon, but in spite of the fact that Disraeli said it. there is truth in it.' Written and presented by Benny Green with the voices of SIR JOHN BETJEMAN , ANTHONY CHARLTON , GEOFFREY COLLINS , GARARD GREEN STEVE GRANT , EVA HADDON ,JAN HUNT , ANN LESLIE


Presented By: Benny Green
Unknown: Sir John Betjeman
Unknown: Anthony Charlton
Unknown: Geoffrey Collins
Unknown: Garard Green
Unknown: Steve Grant
Unknown: Eva Haddon
Unknown: Jan Hunt
Unknown: Ann Leslie
Reporters: Sarah Dickinson
Reporters: Tony Barnfield
Reporters: Frank Salter
Producer: David Rayvern Allen

: Music to Remember

Barber Medea 's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance
8.18* Beethoven Symphony No 7. in A
BBC Manchester


Conducted By: Leonard Slatkin
Conducted By: Barber Medea

: News

: The Heart of Midlothian

by SIR WALTER SCOTT , dramatised in seven parts by BETTY DAVIES
Jeanie has resolved to walk from Edinburgh to London to seek a Royal Pardon for her sister, Effie. But she has been captured by mad Meg Mur dockson who is determined that Effie should die. 5: The Rector's Son
Directed by GORDON EMSLIE BBC Scotland


Unknown: Sir Walter Scott
Unknown: Betty Davies
Unknown: Mad Meg Mur
Directed By: Gordon Emslie
Narrator: Tom Fleming
Jeanie Deans: Gwyneh Guthrie
Madge Wildfire: Doeen Cameron
Robertson: Alec Heggie
Mr StubbS: John Shedden
Boy: Mary Riggans
Thomas: Henry Stamper
The Rev Staunton: Martin Heller
Mrs Dalton: Doreen Andrew
Guide: Bryden Murdoch

: Weather

: News

: The Nuremberg Trials

John Tusa and John Eidinow conclude their examination of the trials and consider how successful the International Military Tribunal was in achieving its aims. They analyse the ' Nuremberg Principle ' - that obedience to superior orders is no defence against a charge of criminal behaviour-and examine the use to which it has been put in the last 30 years. Producer BRIAN cook


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: John Eidinow

: Epilogue

The letter H Devised and narrated by h. COLIN DAVIS Music: BBC SINGERS


Unknown: H. Colin Davis

: 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.

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