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: News Briefing

News, weather, papers, sport

: Farming Today

: Today

Presenters John Timpson and Margaret Howard including at
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by HARRIET CASS
7.30. 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presenters: John Timpson
Presenters: Margaret Howard
Unknown: Canon Eric Davenport
Read By: Harriet Cass

: A High Wind in Jamaica

14: Homecoming

: News

: These You Have Loved

medium only

: News

medium only

: From Our Own Correspondent

medium only

: Daily Service

NEM, p 114; From glory to glory advancing, we praise thee, O Lord (BBC HB 244); Psalm 82; Matthew 9, vv 1-9 (AV); Who are these, like stars appearing (BBC HB 236)

: Morning Story

medium only Autumn Rose by GEORGE GRANT
Read by Harry Landis
'Never in her whole life has Rosie Goldberg met a man with such wonderful manners. The ' French ' captain bows low and kisses her hand. She would like it known that she is a married woman, but she can't speak.... '
Producer ALLAN c. ROGER' BBC Scotland


Read By: Harry Landis
Unknown: Rosie Goldberg

: News

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: Down Your Way

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: A Catholic Girlhood

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Do little girls experience religion in a different way from little boys? Three women-Jewish, Catholic and Hindu-remember their childhood.
This week Mary O'Malley remembers life at her convent school.


Unknown: Mary O'Malley

: News

: You and Yours

Today the BBC Shopping Basket
Presenters Nancy Wise and Andy Price

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news

: The World at One: News

Presented by Brian Widlake


Presented By: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

Broadcast on Wednesday at 7.5)

: Woman's Hour

medium only from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
The Shape of Things to Come: on H. G. Wells 's birthday KIT PEDLER and PETER HUNOT wonder what the man who foresaw the atomic age would be prophesing now if he were still alive .
2.0-2.2 News
Bending the President's Ear: .JUDY" CARTER in conversation With SOMA BEESLEY.
Open Letter to the XVI: from ANNE JONES.
Communication by Culture: taking culture, to deprived groups - such as dossers, or the handicapped - might suggest wrong priorities but SHAPE is an organisation which does just that and is being asked to do more, as ROSEMARY HARTIU discovers.
Dr Wortle's School (9)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: H. G. Wells
Unknown: Peter Hunot
Unknown: Soma Beesley.
Unknown: Anne Jones.
Unknown: Rosemary Hartiu

: Listen with Mother

medium onlu
Story: Terrible ThomaM by ANNE WELLINGTON

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Nightingale's Defence by PETER WHALLEY
'You may feel I have missed out a step somewhere. I mean the one that takes us from my abject failure as a computer suitor to my decision to betray my country. I mean, not everyone who is made a fool of by the opposite sex immediately goes and commits treason So let me explain.'
Directed by ROGER PINE BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Peter Whalley
Directed By: Roger Pine
Lawrence Nightingale: John Rowe
Mother: Paullne Letts
Father: Jack Holloway
Gloria: Hearmer Barrett
Games master/First boy at party/Russian operator/Pat: Terry Mollot
The Girlfriend/Little girl: Redlf Niklaus
Interviewer/Second boy at party /Policeman/Dancing teacher: Michael Harbour
Foster/Man in loo/Religious fanatic.: Stanley Page
Gillian/ Anita: Patricia Gullmore
Jocasta/Anita/Librarian: Elizabeth Reviu

: News

: Jack de Manio Precisely

From gardeners to ghost-hunters; from poets to pop stars; from cantors to crime-writers. Jack de Manio meets them all.


Unknown: Jack de Manio
Producer: Susan Snailum

: Story Time

Jane and Prudence (4)

: PM Reports

The news magazine
Presented by Brian Widlakr with PM's reporting team


Presented By: Brian Widlakr

: Serendipity

What's on at the Empire? Presented by Peter Pratt
While Gilbert and Sullivan icigned at The Savoy, what other entertainment delighted the late Victorian and Edwardian public ?
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news


Presented By: Peter Pratt
Unknown: Edwardian Public
Producer: Ronald Cook

: The Six O'Clock News

Including Financial Report

: Top of the Form

: News

: The Archers

Cast for the week:
BBC Birmingham


Written By: Tessa Diamond
Dan Archer: Edgar Harrison
Doris Archer: Gwen Berryman
Jennifer Aldrldge: Angela Piper
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Philip Archer: Norman Painting,
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Archer: Judy Bennett
Cliristine: Lesley Saweard
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Woolley: Philip Garston-Jones
Martha Woodford: Mollle Harris
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville
Polly Perks: Hilary Newcombe
loe Grundy: Haydn Jones
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
George Barford: Graham Roberts
Jackie Smith: Maggie McCarthy
Bernard Hill: ,graham Rigby
Eva Lenz: Hedli Niklaus
Arnold Lucas: George Woolley

: Checkpoint

A weekly investigation into accusations of unfairness. fraud and injustice.
Presented by Roger Cook
Rptd: Fri 10.5 am medium)


Presented By: Roger Cook

: A Pilgrim's Tale

Frank Wright tells the story of a pilgrimage to Lourdes, a week when I went so vividly through the whole gamut of human emotions '. what do pilgrims expect and how do they feel if nothing happens? Is Lourdes just superstition behind a respectable facade? To find out he followed the fortunes of four pilgrims and reflects on his own Pilgrim's Tale '.
Producer LESLIE MITCHELL BBC Manchester '


Unknown: Frank Wright
Producer: Leslie Mitchell

: The Five Senses

An invitation to join Elizabeth Jane Howard in an exploration. Producer NATALIE WHEEN


Unknown: Elizabeth Jane Howard
Producer: Natalie Wheen

: Analysis

How the Snake Lost its Sting Presented hy Mary Goldring
Following the summer's sharp fluctuations in the value of the dollar, the international money market has been swept with nostalgia for the old days of fixed exchange rates, when everyone knew precisely what a pound and a dollar was worth. And in Common Market circles there is pressure once again for a single European currency. Should these trends be encouraged? Would life in Britain be easier or tougher if we joined the move to give a new lease of life to the European currency snake? Can the West restore some form of monetary order?
Producer TOM READ
(Rptd: Fri 11.5 am med only)


Unknown: Mary Goldring

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Tony Palmer Producer ANNE WINDER


Presenter: Tony Palmer

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

John Tusa reporting


Unknown: John Tusa

: Any Answers?

A selection of listeners' letters continuing the discussion in last Friday's Any Questions? Introduced by David Jacobs Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol


Introduced By: David Jacobs
Producer: Carole Stone

: A Book at Bedtime

The Turn of the Screw (4)

: 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.

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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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