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: News Briefing

News. weather, papers and sport

: 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

: Today

Brian Redhead with LIBBY PURVES including at
6.45* Prayer for the Day THE REV DAVID PARTRIDGE
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by COLIN DORAN
7.30. 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Libby Purves
Unknown: David Partridge
Read By: Colin Doran

: Theatre Street

7: The Diaghilev Years

: News

: Tuesday Call: [number removed]

Music for Everyone?
An increasing number of people now believe that learning music - at any age but particularly in early childhood -can contribute positively to many aspects of our physical, emotional and intellectual development. To find out what, when, how and why you might learn to sing or play an instrument phone educationist Dr Audrey Wisbey and David Cawtha , Director of Music at the University of Exeter. In the chair
Sue MacGregor Produced by the Woman s Hour Unit
Lines are open from 8.0am


Unknown: Dr Audrey Wisbey
Unknown: David Cawtha

: News

: Local Time

Local and regional broadcasting selected by Francis Matthews
Producer JANE MARSHALL BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Francis Matthews
Producer: Jane Marshall

: Daily Service

NEM, p 93; Enthrone thy God within thy heart (BBC HB 320); Psalm 34; Matthew 22, vv 34-46 (AV); Guide me, 0 thou great Redeemer BBC HB 140)

: Morning Story

The Bike by FRED URQUHART Read by Fraser Kerr Producer MITCH RAPER


Read By: Fraser Kerr
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Something to Remember Me By by STEPHEN MULRINE with Alex Norton as Neil ' What's the matter with him? Fine handsome young fellow ... he might be interesting.'
' He might be the village psychopath, for all we know.'
Directed by TOM KINNINMONT BBC Scotland


Unknown: Stephen Mulrine
Unknown: Alex Norton
Directed By: Tom Kinninmont
Terry: Lesley MacKie
AliSOn: Doreen Cameron
Mrs McEwen: Jean Faulds

: Crowdie and Cream

Finlay J. Macdonald reminisces on some of the bitter-sweet incidents and characters which coloured his boyhood on the Hebridean island of Harris. In this, the first of four programmes, the young Macdonald goes to school for the first time.
Producer LESLIE ROBINSON (First broadcast on Radio Scotland)


Producer: Leslie Robinson

: Listen with Mother

Story: The Youngest Tiger by ZOE BAILEY


Unknown: Zoe Bailey

: News

: You and Yours

Presenters Sue Cook and George Luce Editor JOHN TURTLE


Unknown: George Luce
Editor: John Turtle

: Desert Island Discs

Barry Norman , the journalist, broadcaster and author, chooses the eight records he would take to a desert island and discusses them with ROY PLOMLEY.
12.55Weather; programme news: long wave only


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Roy Plomley.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: The World at One:News

Presented by William Davis


Presented By: William Davis

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

: Woman's Hour

with Sue
MacGregor Heirs of the World: children from many countries celebrate the International Year of the Child at the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Talking Point: opinions and ideas ...
Gentle Words for the Gentle Sex: LYN MACDONALD with a review of newly published magazines.
Treat Yourself to a New Bathroom: JUNE KNOX-MAWER enjoys an indulgence ... no expense spared. Sabrina by MADELAINE POLLAND abridged in 15 parts by ANN REES JONES
Read by June Tobin (1)
' It was Mama's fixed belief that everyone was happy who did their duty to God - or was it to Mama? This belief had made Terence a priest, John a soldier, Mary Rose a bride. And what of Sabrina? '
(Music: Bridge's Rosemary)


Unknown: MacGregor Heirs
Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Lyn MacDonald
Unknown: Madelaine Polland
Unknown: Ann Rees Jones
Read By: June Tobin
Unknown: Mary Rose
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: News

: A Small Country Living

Jeanine McMullen dispels the romantic myths of rural life with practical advice for smallholders, ideas on home food production. and tips from people, nationwide, who make a small country living work. Producer SARAH PITT. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Jeanine McMullen
Producer: Sarah Pitt.

: A Dance to the Music of Time

A dramatisation in six parts by FREDERICK BRAD-NUM of the first three bOOkS Of ANTHONY POWELL 'S sequence of 12 novels.
6: The Acceptance World (2)
Myra Erdleigh 's fortune-telling at the Ufford proved to be amazingly true for Nicholas; within the year he and Mrs Erd leigh did meet again and he has fallen deeply in love with Jean.
Title music composed by ANTONY MIALL
Technical assistance by CAROL MCSHANE , ROY FRASER and DIANA BARKHAM
Directed by GRAHAM GAULD
(Kingsley Amis talks about A Dance to the Music of Time on Radio 3, Wednesday at 9.0 pm)


Unknown: Anthony Powell
Unknown: Myra Erdleigh
Unknown: Mrs Erd
Composed By: Antony Miall
Unknown: Carol McShane
Unknown: Roy Fraser
Directed By: Graham Gauld
Talks: Kingsley Amis
the young Nicholas: Noel Johnson
Nicholas: Jenkins, The
: Gareth Johnson
Charles Stringham: Simon Cadell
Kenneth Widmerpool: Brian Hewlett
Peter Templer: Christopher Good
Jean Templer: Jane Asher
Quiggin: Gordon Dulleu
Members: Paul Lowther
Maiden: Andrew Branch
Le Bas: Peter Pratt
Tolland: Martin Friend
Uncle Giles: Garard Green

: Announcements

: Story Time

Pigeon Post (7)

: PM

5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather: programme news

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: Quote ... Unquote

Denise Coffey Derek Parker
Professor John Taylor and Kenneth Williams are quizzed on sayings funny and fatuous - taken from books, journals and walls, or simply overheard.
' I often quote myself; it adds spice to my conversation.' (BERNARD SHAW) Quotations read by RONALD FLETCHER
Devised and presented by NIGEL REES Producer
(Rptd: Thurs at 12.27 pm)


Unknown: Denise Coffey
Unknown: Derek Parker
Unknown: Professor John Taylor
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Read By: Ronald Fletcher
Presented By: Nigel Rees
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed 1.40 pm)

: The Countryside in High Summer

Introduced bv
WynfordVaughan-Thomas Eric Simms visits the RSPB Reserve at Arne in Dorset, the home of rare plants, snakes - and the Dartford Warbler. Ross Finlay tramps the West Highland Way - now the most spectacular long-distance walk in Britain. despite the popularity of the Pennine Way; and Mollie Harris recalls a summer holiday in Wales with her grandsons. Robert Powell visits the picturesque hilltop village of St Briavels on the edge of the Forest of Dean: and The Rev Donald Johnson goes to the Game Fair in Wiltshire. And did you know there are about 60 wild animals in the British Isles which did not originate here at all? Bob Danvers-Walker talks to Sir Christopher Lever , who has traced the origin of these particular species. Producer DON MOSEY BBC Manchester


Unknown: Eric Simms
Unknown: Ross Finlay
Unknown: Mollie Harris
Unknown: Robert Powell
Unknown: Donald Johnson
Talks: Bob Danvers-Walker
Unknown: Sir Christopher Lever

: Something Appealing, Something Appalling

A fresh look at Hie musical
Presented by Denis Quilley with BLA1N FAIRMAN and PETER MARINKER
5: The Book or How the Libretto Went Slumming and Picked up the Common Musical Written by ALISTAIR BEATON
Producer MARTIN FISHER (Shortened repeat)


Presented By: Denis Quilley
Unknown: Bla1n Fairman
Unknown: Peter Marinker
Written By: Alistair Beaton
Producer: Martin Fisher

: Scientifically Speaking

Medical men who make substantial contributions to fundamental science are rare these days. Dr Thomas Starzl of the University of Colorado is one of these exceptional people. He discusses with John Maddox his research on liver function, its influence on diabetes and the problems that attend its transplantation.
Producer THELMA RUMSEY (First broadcast on R3)


Unknown: Dr Thomas Starzl
Unknown: John Maddox
Producer: Thelma Rumsey

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Chris Powling Producer DAVID PERRY


Presenter: Chris Powling
Producer: David Perry

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: The News Quiz

: A Book at Bedtime

Some Do Not (7) long wave only

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: Come to the Cabaret

An entertainment on gramophone records, presented by Peter Clayton


Unknown: Peter Clayton

: 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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