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: Morning Has Broken

7.1S Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye
For Asian listeners BBC Birmingham long wave only
7.45 Bells long wave only
7.50 Sunday Reading
CHRISTOPHER MARTIN , aSSlSted by CINDY KENT , reads from his new book. Trespass Against Francis long wave only
7.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only


Unknown: Christopher Martin
Unknown: Cindy Kent

: News

long wave only
8.10 Sunday Papers long wave only

: Sunday

A weekly look at religious news at home and abroad. Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer DAVID WINTER long wave only


Presented By: Clive Jacobs
Producer: David Winter

: Week's Good Cause

ANNA MATHESON appeals on behalf of the National Star Centre for Disabled Youth which provides further education and vocational training for disabled school-leavers.
Donations. preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]long wave only
8.55 Weather; programme news and Continental Travel Information


Unknown: Anna Matheson

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers long wave only

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke
long wave only


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

An annual service more especially for blind people from St Andrew 's
Church, Harberton, Devon Introduced by ALVAR LIDELL Officiant and Preacher THE REV JOHN SHEPHEARD-WALWYN Reading from the Jerusalem Bible: Matthew 16, vv 13-17 and 20-27 Hymns (sop): Lord of all hopefulness (565); Immortal, Invisible (535); He who would valiant be (515); All people that on earth (443)
Psalm 121 (Chant: Turle) Anthem: God be in my head (Walford Davies) Organist J. G. BUSBRIDGI Director of choir CAROLE OLDFIELD
BBC Bristol. long wave only


Unknown: St Andrew
Introduced By: Alvar Lidell
Organist: J. G. Busbridgi

: The Archers

Omnibus edition Producer
WILLIAM SMETHURST BBC Birmingham long wave only until 10.30 View: page 78


Unknown: William Smethurst

: Weekend Woman's Hour

Introduced by June Knox-Mawer. who today meets Lord Elwyn-Jones, former Lord Chancellor, and his artist wife. Pearl Binder: and also presents some of the close-ups, long-shots and wide-angled views expressed in the weekday programme.

: Smash of the Day: The Clitheroe Kid

100 Not out starring Jimmy Clitheroe with PETER SINCLAIR
(First broadcast Feb 1964)


Unknown: Jimmy Clitheroe
Unknown: Peter Sinclair
Unknown: Patricia Burke
Unknown: Danny Ross
Unknown: Dervck Guyler
Unknown: Tony Melody
Unknown: Harry Hayward
Unknown: Alyn Ainsworth
Written By: James Casey
Written By: Frank Roscoe
Producer: James Casey

: Newseries A Good Read

For the next three months at this time, you can hear conversation about some pleasurable paperbacks. Today Jacky Gillott and Arthur Marshall make their choice
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol
12.55Weather; programme news


Unknown: Jacky Gillott
Unknown: Arthur Marshall
Producer: Pamela Howe

: The World This Weekend: News

with Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Unknown: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Enquire Within

Unload your query on to Neil Landor and let the BBC Reference Library and other experts find the answer for you.
Questions, on a postcard, to: Enquire Within, BBC, London WlA 4WW
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only


Unknown: Neil Landor
Producer: Nick Hughes

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Sussex where members of the Hurstpierpoint Horticultural Society put their questions to FRED LOADS BILL SOWERBUTTs and PROFESSOR ALAN GEMMELL Questionmaster KEN FORD
BBC Manchester (Repeated:
Wed 9.5 am) long wave only


Unknown: Professor Alan Gemmell
Unknown: Questionmaster Ken

: Afternoon Theatre

Spring and Port Wine by BILL NAUGIITON with Geoffrey Banks and Judith Barker
' Over the years a man and a woman try and make a home for their children - not just a furnished place to live in, but a home with some culture. But do these children thank you? Any expression of thanks seems out of place today.'
Directed by TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester
(First broadcast in 1975) long wave only


Unknown: Bill Naugiiton
Unknown: Geoffrey Banks
Unknown: Judith Barker
Directed By: Tony Cliff
Daisy Crompton: Judith Barker
Florence Crompton: Anna Keaveney
Betsy Jane: Paula Tilbrook
Wilfred Crompton: Alun Bond
Harold Crompton: Bob Mason
Hilda Crompton: Claire Kinsale
Rafe Crompton: Geoffrey Banks
Arthur: Alah Rothwell
Pianist: Brian Layton

: News

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: Round Europe Quiz

Round 2
England v Austria
(End of Round 1 scores: England 14 Austria 13i) England:
Anthony Quinton (Chairman) with Irene Thomas and John Julius Norwich Austria:
Gordon Clough (Chairman) with Dr Hilde Spiel writer, literary critic and novelist and Dr Thomas Lachs a director of the Austrian Co-operative Society Question researcher BERNICE COUPE
Producer TREVOR HILL BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 10.30 pm) long wave only


Unknown: Anthony Quinton
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Dr Hilde Spiel
Unknown: Dr Thomas Lachs

: The Living World

Talking Point: discussing listeners' queries and comments about wildlife and the countryside. Introduced by Derek Jones
Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol '
(Repeated: Wed 10.5 am) long wave only


Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: John Harrison

: In Touch

A magazine of special interest to the visually handicapped.
Normal Becomes National GEORGE MILLER reports on his visit to the Royal National College (formerly The Royal Normal College) at its new premises in Hereford, on the eve of its official opening by HRH The Prince of Wales.
Presenter Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL long wave only


Unknown: George Miller
Presenter: Peter White
Producer: Thena Heshel

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston recently visited the Isle of Man Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Revised rpt of last Friday's broadcast) long wave only
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather: programme news: long wave only


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News

followed by Continental Travel Information

: Newseries Roger Cook Reports

In this, the first of a weekly series of investigative documentaries, Roger Cook asks, do we really need ? 7 7
Water, Water Everywhere (Details: Mon 11,0 am)

: The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Fit the First

An epic adventure in time and space including some helpful advice on how to see the Universe for less than 30 Altairian dollars a day.
Fit the First: in which the earth is unexpectedly destroyed and the great hitch-hike begins. Starring Peter Jones as the Book with Simon Jones as Arthur Dent, Geoffrey McGivern as Ford Prefect, Bill Wallis as Prosser and Vogon Captain, Jo Kendall as Lady Cynthia Fitzmelon, David Gooderson as Barman.


Writer: Douglas Adams
Special effects: BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Producer: Simon Brett
The Book: Peter Jones
Arthur Dent: Simon Jones
Ford Prefect: Geoffrey McGivern
Prosser: Bill Wallis
Lady Cynthia Fitzmelon: Jo Kendall
Barman: David Gooderson

: An Actor and His Time

Sir John Gielgud. in the first of 11 programmes. talks to John Miller about his life in the theatre.
1: The Purple of the Terrys
Broadcaster of the Year. If such an award were to be made, I would give It unhesitatingly to Sir John Gielgud for his brilliant series of off-the-cuff recollections.


Unknown: Sir John Gielgud.
Unknown: John Miller
Unknown: Sir John Gielgud
Producer: John Powell

: Music to Remember

Mozart Overture: Don Giovanni
Delius Violin Concerto
Schubert Symphony No 8. in B minor (Unfinished) BBC Wales


Violin: David Nolan
Leader: Christopher Warren-Green
Conducted By: Eric Wetherell
Unknown: Don Giovanni

: News

: The Adventures of Harry Richmond

by GEORGE MEREDITH adapted for radio in seven parts by D. G. BRIDSON with James Aubrey Anthony Newlands Sebastian Shaw Gwen Watford
Maev Alexander
5: Money in the Bank
Squire Beltham learns that Harry has succumbed to the charms of a German Princess. He also makes another discovery about the company his grandson has been keeping and the cat is out of the bag.
Directed by JOHN CARDY (For cast see Tues 3.35)
(Gwen Watford is in ' Bodies ' at the Ambassadors Theatre, London)


Unknown: George Meredith
Unknown: D. G. Bridson
Unknown: James Aubrey
Unknown: Anthony Newlands
Unknown: Sebastian Shaw
Unknown: Gwen Watford
Unknown: Maev Alexander
Directed By: John Cardy

: Weather

: News

: Sheep, Spears and Stays

The letters of Eliza Brown from Swan River Colony, Australia 1841-1852.
Selected and read by Sylvia Syms


Unknown: Eliza Brown
Read By: Sylvia Syms
Producer: Piers Plowright

: Before the Ending of the Day

The evening office of Compline.

: Just Before Midnight

Just After Midnight by DAVE SIMPSON
There can be nothing worse for a minor criminal than to meet someone he knows very well at the scene of the crime he is already committing. Or perhaps there is?
Directed by TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester


Unknown: Dave Simpson
Directed By: Tony Cliff
Ray: Alan Rothwell
Sandra: Stephanie Turner

: News

Weather report; 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.

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.

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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.

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