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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

Presented from Scotland by ALLAN WRIGHT
A regional view of farming in the week ahead BBC Scotland
6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only


Unknown: Allan Wright

: Today

Presented by Brian Bedhead with LIBBY PURVES including at
6.45- Prayer for the Day
7.8. 8.0 Today's News
7.30 30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presented By: Brian Bedhead
Unknown: Libby Purves
Unknown: Leslie Stokes
Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: The Week on 4

A look ahead with Moira Stuart


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: Ion Trewin

looks at life in and out of the Sound Archives,

: 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, all of which is intended to start your week off in fine style.


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

: News

: Wildlife

'Swifts never seem to come down to the ground or land in the trees, so how do they get their nest material? '
The down-to-earth team of naturalists answer your wildlife questions. Introduced by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol


Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: John Harrison

: Daily Service

NEM, P 110; Beloved, let us love (BBC HB 373); Psalm 16; Matthew 15, vv 10-28 (AV); 0 thou not made with hands (BBC HB 180)

: Morning Story

Clowns by JENNY STEBBINGS Read by Sally Mates
' The circus is leaving today. The big, blue-striped tent that has housed many failures and successes over the past three weeks, is being taken down, packed up and moved on.' Producer MITCH RAPER


Read By: Sally Mates
Producer: Mitch Raper

: The Cost of Unemployment

What happens when » factory closes down in a high unemployment area?
Jeremy Bugler reports.


Unknown: Jeremy Bugler

: Listen with Mother

The Giant's Pancake by DAPHNE LISTER and The Empty House by RUTH AINSWORTH


Unknown: Daphne Lister
Unknown: Ruth Ainsworth

: News

: You and Yours

Presenters Sue Cook and George Luce
Including MARGARET KOR' VING'S World of Work with ideas on careers and training and a selection of current job vacancies around the country. Editor JOHN TURTLE


Unknown: George Luce

: Brain of Britain 1979

(full details Thurs 6.30)
18.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only

: The World at One: News

Presenter Brian Widlake


Presenter: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

: Woman's Hour

with Sue MacGregor
Talking Point: opinions and ideas....
Heading Your Letters.
Toying about with Chips: silicone chips have invaded the toy market; JILL COCHRANE investigates. Gentle Words for the Gentle Sex: Woman's Hour listener MAUREEN HUTH with this month's review of newly published magazines.
Dr Nina and the Panther (4)


Unknown: Jill Cochrane
Unknown: Maureen Huth
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

People in Glass Houses by IAN CULLEN


Unknown: Ian Cullen
Albert Biggs: John Bott
Maureen Biggs: Shirley Dlxon
Davinda: Indira Joshi
Harold Clune: Martin Friend
Dr Hertwig: Cyril Shaps
Det-Con Castle: Michael McStay
PC Peter Darrow: Philip Fox
PC Alan Fawcett: Henry Kxowles
Sgt Bell: P G Stephens
Det-Con Neill: Gregory de Polnay
Dr Lomax: Philip Voss
Dr Sinclair: James Taylor

: Story Time

A Rogue's Life by WlLKIE COLLINS abridged in ten pans by ELIZABETH BRADBURY Read by Bob Grant (1)
' My life has been rather a strange one. It may not seem particularly useful or respectable, but it has been adventurous.'
Producer KAY JAMIESON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Wllkie Collins
Unknown: Elizabeth Bradbury
Read By: Bob Grant
Producer: Kay Jamieson

: PM

5.51 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

Tim Brooke-Taylor Barry Cryer
Graeme Garden and William Rushton put the ' um ' in Humour. Chaired by Humphrey Lyllelton Accompanied by COLIN SELL Producer
(Repeated; Wed 12.27 pm)


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: William Rushton
Unknown: Humphrey Lyllelton
Accompanied By: Colin Sell
Unknown: Geoffrey Perkins

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tucs 1.40 pm

: The Monday Play

Me Oul Segocia
STEWART LOVE'S tragicomedy about life in Belfast, at'the end of the 1960s.
'Pat Doran , I will say this only once. so listen very carefully. There's no place round here for you or your mother or people like you.... Times are changing. Lines are being drawn. You and your mother, you're living in the wrong place. You must go elsewhere.'
Directed by ROBERT COOPER BBC Nortliern Ireland (Repeated: Sun at 2.30)


Unknown: Oul Segocia
Unknown: Pat Doran
Directed By: Robert Cooper
Danny Marshall: Desmond MacAleer
Pat Doran: John Hewitt
Dolly Marshall: Trudy Kelly
Selcna Brown: Elizabeth Begley
Uncle Marty: Louis Rolston
Annie Dwyer: Stella McCusker
Eileen: Anne Hasson
Mr Maguire: Allan McClelland
Cassie Doran: Catherine Gibson
Accordion player: Colm Sands

: Many Happy Returns

A scries in which June Knox-Mawer asks travellers and travel-writers about the place, the book and the music, to which, given the chance, they return most often. Today's guest: author and traveller René Cutforth Producer PETER ESTALL


Producer: Peter Estall

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Chris Powling Producer CARROLL MOORE
9.59 Weather


Presenter: Chris Powling
Producer: Carroll Moore

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: The Charlton Interview

Michael Charlton invites some of the major figures in the news this week to discuss their role in current events.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Michael Charlton

: A Book at Bedtime

The Secret Sharer by JOSEPH CONRAD abridged in five parts by JANET UITCHMAN
Read by Edward Fox (1)
' I saw at once something elongated and pale floating very close to the ladder. Before I could form a guess a faint Bash of phosphorescent light, which seemed to issue suddenly from the naked body of a man, flickered in the sleeping water with the elusive, silent play of summer lightning in a night sky.'
Producer MAURICE LEITCH long wave only


Unknown: Joseph Conrad
Unknown: Janet Uitchman
Read By: Edward Fox
Producer: Maurice Leitch

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: 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.

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