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: News Briefing

News, weather, papers, sport

: Farming Week

Presented from the South East by BRYAN PLATT


Unknown: Bryan Platt

: Today

Brian Redhead at the Labour Party Conference in Blackpool with LIBBY PURVES in London
6.45 Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Newsreader COLIN DORAN
7.30. 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought /or the Day


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Libby Purves
Unknown: Leslie Stokes
Unknown: Colin Doran

: Antigua, Penny, Puce


: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

Studio guests join Mavis Nicholson. Kenneth Robinson and Fritz Spiegl for an unpredictable 55 minutes of argument, humour and some music. Producer IAN R. GARDHOUSE


Unknown: Mavis Nicholson.
Unknown: Kenneth Robinson
Unknown: Fritz Spiegl
Producer: Ian R. Gardhouse

: News

: Wildlife

medium only
The magazine edition with hints on the care of garden ponds; how the hippopotamus fits into nature's plan; frightening birds away from fast vehicles; and the mystery sound competition.
Introduced by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol


Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: John Harrison

: Daily Service

nem, p 93; Might and glory (BBC HB 265); Psalm 34, vv 1-10; Luke 20, vv 9-18 (NEB); 0 God of earth (BBC HB 394)

: Morning Story

medium only
That Really Upset Me by BRIAN OLANVILLE
Read by Charlie Chester


Unknown: Brian Olanville
Read By: Charlie Chester

: News

medium only

: Cross Your Heart?

medium only
Honestly, are you always absolutely truthful? Is it possible to be so? And does honesty mean the same thing, for example, to a sociologist and a barrister, an accountant and a philosopher? Are there, in fact. shades of honesty? What would you guess to be our biggest ' national dishonesty
Leslie Smith looks at some of the more subtle factors which may affect our standards of honesty.
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER (Repeated: Tuesday 8.0 pm)
11.50 medium only Announcements


Unknown: Leslie Smith
Producer: Barbara Crowther

: News

: You and Yours

Getting the Best from Your Radio. With new spots on the dial for some of your favourite programmes, the You and Yours team investigate the way to get best value for money when you buy a new radio, with advice on getting the best reception.
Including The World of Work With MARGARET KORVING Presenters Nancy Wise and Bill Breekon


Unknown: Bill Breekon

: Top of the Form

A general knowledge contest First Round-3: Scotland
Questionmasters TIM GUDGJN and JOHN ANTHONY Questions set by ROY SMITH Producer GRIFF RHYS JONES
(Repeated:Thursday 6.30 pm)
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news


Unknown: Questionmasters Tim Gudgjn
Unknown: John Anthony
Unknown: Roy Smith
Producer: Griff Rhys

: The World at One: News

and voices and topics in and behind the headlines
Presented by Brian Widlake Sequence editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Brian Widlake
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

medium only from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk Till Two: a discussion on a matter of current concern.
2.0-2.2 News
Good Health Begins in the Kitchen: EVELYN ROSE talks about planning the week's meals.
Entertainment Round-up: GORDON gow reporting.
Air Letter from Hong Kong: FRENA BLOOMFIELD tells Of the mysterious Fung Shui men.
Ruined City by nevil SHUTE, abridged in 12 parts by MADGS HART


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Read By: David Buck
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: Listen with Mother

medium only
Stories: Lucy's Washing Dag by E. G. MOSES and The Boy who Could Understand Babies by DAVIDA RENSHAW


Unknown: E. G. Moses

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

The Incendiarist

: Story Time

Period Piece by GWEN RAVERAT abridged in ten parts by JESSICA MANN Read by Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies (1)
The much-loved and delightful reminiscences of her Cambridge childhood in the late 19th century by one of the granddaughters of Charles Darwin.


Read By: Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies
Unknown: Charles Darwin.
Producer: Margaret Etall

: PM

The news magazine Presented by Gordon Clough and Rachael Heyhoe-Flint
Sequence editor DEREK LEWIS
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Presented By: Rachael Heyhoe-Flint
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Six O'Clock News

Including Financial Report

: Dr Finlay's Casebook

New stories about the characters created by A. J CRONIN with This week:
Lot'e's Sweet Old Song by DONALD BULL
Broadcast by arrangement with GRAHAM STEWART


Unknown: A. J Cronin
Arrangement With: Graham Stewart
Producer: Edward Taylor
Dr Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Dr Finlay: Bill Simpson
Hamer: Ian Wallace
Effiie: Eva Stuart
Porter: Robert Trotter

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)

: The Monday Play

Angela Pleasence in A Life by JOAN O'CONNOR based on the novel Une Vie by GUY DE MAUPASSANT with David Buck , Harold Kasket Valerie Lilley , David March and Elizabeth Spriggs
'When I first saw you. some voice seemed to say to me that you were the husband I'd half seen a hundred times in my dreams.... We'll be happy for ever like the princes and princesses in the fairy tales.'
Music composed and conducted by MIKE STEER


Unknown: Angela Pleasence
Unknown: Joan O'Connor
Unknown: David Buck
Unknown: Harold Kasket
Unknown: Valerie Lilley
Unknown: David March
Unknown: Elizabeth Spriggs
Conducted By: Mike Steer
Directed By: Bernard Krichefski
Jeanne de Lamares: Angela Pleasence
Viscount de Lamares: David Buck
Baroness de Perthuis: Elizabeth Spriggs
Baron Jacques de Perthuis: Harold Kasket
Rosalie: Valerie Lilley
Abbé Picot: David March
Countess de Fourvitle: Carole Hayman
Count de Fourville: Philip Voss
Abbe Tolbiac: Kenneth Shanley
Aunt Lison: Margot Boyd
Simon: Gregory E Polnay
M Fernel: John Gabriel
Due Dupuis: Brenda Kaye
Marcel/Dr Couillard: Bill Monks
Paul: Heffie Moraes

: Newseries A Sideways Look at....



Producer: David Paterson

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer CARROLL MOORE
9.59 Weather


Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Carroll Moore

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting with John Tusa at the Labour Party Conference in Blackpool, Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNS


Unknown: Douglas Stuart
Unknown: John Tusa
Editor: Alastair Osborns

: Call for the Dead

by JOHN LE CARRE adapted for radio in five parts by RENE BASILICO ,
starring with
Part 1: Smiley is asked to carry out a security check on a newly-promoted member of the Foreign Office. Apparently, a routine assignment - but one that leads to unfortunate and unforeseeable consequences.
BBC World Service production


Unknown: John Le Carre
Unknown: Rene Basilico
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson
George Smiley: George Cole
Mendel: Alfred Burke
Peter Guillan: Douglas Blackwell
Maston: Richard Hurndall
Samuel Fennan: Anthony Newlands
Elsa Fennan: Hilda Kriseman
Assistant Supervisor: Kenneth Shanley
Josie: Jane Williams

: A Book at Bedtime

medium only
Rogue Male (6)

: The Financial World Tonight

medium only

: 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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