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: Morning Has Broken

7.15 Apna Hi Ghar Samajblye
For Asian listeners BBC Birmingham long wave only from 7.30
7.45 Bells long wave only
7.50 The Shape of God
The REV JOHN MORGAN traces God's presence in our world through his word and our response.
7.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: John Morgan

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

A weekly look at religious news at home and abroad Presenter Michael Cooke Producer ROGER hutchings BBC Manchester


Presenter: Michael Cooke
Producer: Roger Hutchings

: Week's Good Cause

PATRICIA HAYES appeals on behalf of the Helping Hand Organisation, which helps rehabilitate recovering drug addicts and alcoholics by providing counselling and support in day and residential centres throughout the country.
Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to [address removed]
8.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Patricia Hayes

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

bv Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from Broadway Baptist Church. Derby
Conducted by the Minister THE REV JOHN PATTERSON
Hymns (Baptist hb): Ye servants of God (37); with joy we meditate the grace (179); Jesus, the very thought of thee (205); Thou, Lord, hast given thyself (396)
Readings: Psalm 103. vv 1-18; Mark 1, vv 35-45 Organist WILLIAM BANKS BBC Birmingham long wave only


Unknown: John Patterson

: The Archers

Omnibus edition. Producer WILLIAM SMETHURST BBC Birmingham


Producer: William Smethurst

: Weekend Woman's Hour

Sandra Clark meets Jessica Mitford , writer. and her American lawyer husband, Bob Treuhaft ; and presents other items of interest.


Unknown: Sandra Clark
Unknown: Jessica Mitford
Unknown: Bob Treuhaft

: Smash of the Day: The Men from the Ministry

A Private Affair starring Richard Murdoch Deryck Guyler with Clive Dunn Norma Ronald
Ronald Baddiley John Graham
Producer EDWARD TAYLOR (First broadcast in 1973;


Unknown: Richard Murdoch
Unknown: Deryck Guyler
Unknown: Clive Dunn
Unknown: Norma Ronald
Unknown: Ronald Baddiley
Unknown: John Graham
Written By: Edward Taylor
Written By: John Graham
Producer: Edward Taylor

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper takes the lid off food-good and bad fun and fast - and the industry behind it.
HELP! page 18


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: The World This Weekend: News

Presenter Gordon Clough


Presenter: Gordon Clough

: Feedback

Your responses and reactions to programmes on radio and television
Presented by Tom Vernon Producer JENNY DE YONG
Any comments, questions or suggestions would be welcomed by Feedback. BBC, Broadcasting House London WIA 4WW
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only


Presented By: Tom Vernon
Producer: Jenny de Yong

: News

long leave only

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Cumbria, where members of the Carlisle and Cumbria Horticultural Society put questions tO FRED LOADS
(Repeated: Wed 10.5 am) long wave only


Unknown: Professor Alan Gemmell
Unknown: Questionmaster Ken Ford

: Afternoon Theatre

Grass Roots by JOE ASHTON dramatised for radio by STEPHEN WAKELAM
1 Politics is us, the workers. Us who are always the ones to get the dirty end of the stick. It is always us who are expected to put up with low wages, lousy schools, poor pensions, ancient hospitals and the rotten monotonous jobs. And it is always them who will tell us what to do.'
Directed by TONY clift BBC Manchester
long wave only


Unknown: Joe Ashton
Radio By: Stephen Wakelam
Directed By: Tony Clift

: News

long irorc only

: Transatlantic Quiz

Six contests between teams in London and in New York. Round 6 London :
Louis Allen (Chairman) with Irene Thomas
John Julius Norwich New York:
Anthony Quinton (Chairman) with Brendan Gill , drama critic of the New Yorker and Sbana Alexander , journalist and author
End of Round 5 score: London (661 marks)
New York (651 marks) Question researcher BERNICE COUPE
Producer TREVOR HILL. with MICHAEL GREEN and URSULA DEREN in New York long wave only


Unknown: Louis Allen
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: John Julius Norwich
Unknown: Anthony Quinton
Unknown: Brendan Gill
Unknown: Sbana Alexander
Producer: Trevor Hill.
Unknown: Michael Green
Unknown: Ursula Deren

: The Living World

A magazine edition which catches up on events and ideas that are changing our understanding of the actions - and interactions - of living things. Introduced by Peter France
long wave only


Introduced By: Peter France
Producer: Michael Bright

: The Lighter Side of Life

Another selection from Vincent Kane 's programme in which it appears that, with the aid of gentle satire and parody, even the most weighty matters have their lighter side.
Written and produced by VINCENT KANE
Programme assistant
MARIA SOBEY. BBC Wales long wave only


Unknown: Vincent Kane
Produced By: Vincent Kane
Unknown: Maria Sobey.

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston recently visited The Wallops in Hampshire
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Tues 12.20 pm) 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

: You, The Jury

A series in which current and controversial issues are put on trial before Dick Taverne , QC. and an audience of jurors in Broadcasting House, London. Tonight's motion:
Britain Should Have a Written Constitution
It is proposed by Andrew Phillips and opposed by R. Alun Jones
Each advocate calls supporting witnesses who are questioned by each protagonist. The jury vote at the beginning and the end of the trial so that any swing of opinion may be measured and a verdict reached.
Producer KAY EVANS
(Repeated: Fri 11.5 am)


Unknown: Dick Taverne
Unknown: Andrew Phillips
Unknown: R. Alun Jones
Producer: Kay Evans

: Bookshelf

Frank Delaney introduces the magazine programme about the books you read, borrow and buy. both new and old, from classics to comics.
Producer ALASTAIR WILSON (Repeated: Tues 4.10 pm)


Introduces: Frank Delaney
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: Talking Law

Hugo Young explores the trades unions' attitude to the Law and the judges' attitude to trades unions with, among others Mr Justice Ackner
Mr Justice Slynn. President of the Employment Appeals Tribunal; and the Solicitor-General Sir Ian Percival , QC. MP


Unknown: Mr Justice Ackner
Unknown: Mr Justice Slynn.
Unknown: Ian Percival
Producer: Anne Sloman

: Music to Remember

Ballet music played by the BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA leader JOHN BRADBURY conductor ASHLEY LAWRENCE Walton The Quest
Johann Strauss (son* Graduation Ball


Leader: John Bradbury
Conductor: Ashley Lawrence
Unknown: Johann Strauss

: News

: The Moonstone

by WILKIE COLLINS dramatised for radio in six parts by BRIAN GEAR with music composed by SIDNEY SAGER
John Franklyn-Robblns as Sergeant Cuff John Sharp as Gabriel Betteredge Geoffrey Beevers as Godfrey Ablewhite John Telfer as Franklin Blake Sally Baxter as Rachel Verinder Part 2
Some trouble seems to accompany the Moonstone wherever it goes. When Mr Franklin brought it to Rachel in Yorkshire, he was followed by three Indians - Brahmin priests dedicated to getting the diamond back by any means whatever ...
Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol


Unknown: Wilkie Collins
Unknown: Brian Gear
Composed By: Sidney Sager
Composed By: John Franklyn-Robblns
Unknown: John Sharp
Unknown: Gabriel Betteredge
Unknown: Geoffrey Beevers
Unknown: Godfrey Ablewhite
Unknown: John Telfer
Unknown: Franklin Blake
Unknown: Sally Baxter
Unknown: Mr Franklin
Directed By: Brian Miller
Penelope: Josie Kidd
Lady Verinder: Petra Davies
Superintendent Seegrave: Rex Holdsworth
Nancy,: Jo Scott Matthews
Rosanna Spearman: Tammy Ustinov
Duffy: Debby Cumming
Yolland: Tom Eastwood
Samuel: Matthew Adams

: Weather

: News

: Tales from the Dark Continent

A chronicle of colonial life in Africa compiled from the memories of the people who worked there. 5: The Wind of Change
' When I first went out to Nigeria, there was no thought in anybody's mind that independence was to come within our lifetime.'
Harold Macmillan 's Wind of Change" speech in the early 1960s was received pretty cynically by the officers in the field; it was scarcely a prophetic utterance; it was something that we ourselves had realised for many years. We'd had to go through all the agony of rioting and a State of Emergency the year before.'
The history of British rule in Africa is a short one. It began and ended almost within the span of a man's lifetime. In the last programme in the series, Charles Allen talks to the men who handed back the reins of power they had held for such a brief period.
Producer HELEN FRY
Book (same title) 16.95, from bookshops


Unknown: Harold MacMillan
Talks: Charles Allen

: Epilogue

Devised and narrated by H. COLIN DAVIS on 12 good people of his choice. 9: Thomas Cranmer Music: BBC SINGERS


Unknown: H. Colin Davis
Unknown: Thomas Cranmer

: The Age of Operetta

Six programmes in which Nigel Douglas sets the scene and plays music from some of the greatest successes in the history of Viennese operetta. 4: The Merry Widow by Franz Lehár Producer


Unknown: Nigel Douglas
Unknown: Stanley Williamson

: News

Weather report; 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.

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