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: Morning Has Broken

7.15 Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye for Asian listeners BBC Birmingham 7,45 Bells
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: Ghar Samajhiye
Unknown: John Morgan

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presenter Clive Jacobs Producer JOHN NEWBURY


Presenter: Clive Jacobs

: Week's Good Cause

BOB HOLNESS appeals on behalf of the Friends of Leavesden Hospital who are raising funds for an extension to the patients' club house in the hospital grounds.
(Donations to: [address removed]
8.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Bob Holness
Unknown: Bob Hot

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

Family Communion (Series 2 revised) from the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Nantwich, Cheshire
God's World: Creation
Introit: Truly the Lord (Hurford)
Hymns: Praise to the Lord (BBC HE 17); Morning has broken (sop 30) All creatures of our God (BBC HB 2); 0 send us out Readings (GNB): Genesis 2, vv 4b-9, 15-25; John 3, vv 1-8
Motet: Locus Iste (Bruckner)
Organist and Master of the Music HAROLD KIRKHAM conductor MICHAEL BAX BBC Manchester long wave only


Unknown: Harold Hewitt
Organist: Jim Richardson
Conductor: Harold Kirkham
Conductor: Michael Bax

: The Archers

Omnibus edition. Producer WILLIAM SMETHURST BBC Birmingham


Producer: William Smethurst

: Weekend Woman's Hour

Introduced by June Knox -Mawer, who visits Malcolm and Kitty Muggeridge at their Sussex home: and also offers a selection from some close-ups, long-shots and wide-angled views expressed in the weekday programme.


Introduced By: June Knox

: Smash of the Day: The Morecambe and Wise Show

starring Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise with Elaine Taylor Peter Hawkins Anita Harris
Written by ERIC MERRIMAN Producer JOHN BROWELL (First broadcast in 1966)


Unknown: Eric Morecambe
Unknown: Ernie Wise
Unknown: Elaine Taylor
Unknown: Peter Hawkins
Unknown: Anita Harris
Unknown: Mike Sammes Singers
Unknown: Burt Rhodes
Written By: Eric Merriman
Producer: John Browell

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper takes the lid off food and the industry behind it.
HELP! page 22
12.55 Weather; programme news


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 (Send comments or questions to Feedback, Room 7076, BBC, Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW)
1.55 Shipping forecast tong wave only


Presented By: Tom Vernon

: News

long wave only

: Gardeners' Question Time

(Details: Wed 10.5 am) long wave only

: Afternoon Theatre

The Gift of Illusion (La Grande Magia) by EDUARDO DE FILIPPO English version by CARLO ARDITO and 1 The management have great pleasure in announcing this evening's entertainment. In a few moments Professor Otto Marvuglia , Master of Occult Sciences and Celebrated Illusionist, will step into our midst. We are about to share in the privilege of witnessing the most remarkable experiments. Please be seated and enjoy yourselves.'
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN (First broadcast on R3) long wave only


Unknown: Eduardo de Filippo
Unknown: Carlo Ardito
Unknown: Professor Otto Marvuglia
Directed By: Glyn Dearman
'Professor ' Otto Marvuglia: Hugh Griffith
Calogero Di Spetta: Robert Stephens
Signora Locascio: Noel Hood
Signora Marino: Betty Hardy
Signora Zampa: Margot Boyd
Signorina Zampa: Miriam Margolyes
Marta Di Spelta: Frances Jeater
Mariano D'Albino (her lover): Michael Spice
A waiter: Gareth Johnson
Gervasio D'Aioisi (Otto's associate): Jack May
Arturo Taddel (Otto's associate): Andrew Sachs
Zaira (Otto's wife): Madi Hedd
police Inspector: Stephen Thorne
Roberto Magliano: John Rye
Gennarino Fucecchlo (Cal ogero's manservant): Jack Carr
Calogero's relations: Gregorio (his brother): David Sinclair
Matilde (his mother): Gladys Spencer
Rosa Intrugli (his sister): Jill SimcOx
Oreste Intrugli (his brother-in-law): Peter Williams

: News

long wave only

: Newseries Talking about Antiques

Is it old? Is it genuine?
What is it? Arthur Negus and Bernard Price discuss listeners' questions With HUGH SCULLY
Producer SARAH PITT BBC Bristol
(Questions to: Talking about Antiques, BBC, Bristol [Postcode removed]) long wave only


Unknown: Arthur Negus

: The Living World

A Bird for All Occasions
Birds come in a bewildering assortment of shapes and sizes, ranging from flightless giants such as ostriches, to the diminutive hummingbirds. Today a visit to the zoo to consider how each bird species is adapted to suit its way of life. Introduced by Peter France
Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Thurt 9.30 am) long wave only


Introduced By: Peter France
Producer: John Harrison

: The Lighter Side of Life

A selection from Vincent Kane 's programme
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 Bramber in West Sussex. Producer
ANTHONY SMITH. BBC Bristol (Repeated: Tues 12.20 pm) Jong wave only
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Anthony Smith.

: News

: You, The Jury

(Details: Fri 11.5 am)

: Bookshelf

with Frank Delaney
(Repeated: Tues 4.10 pm)


Unknown: Frank Delaney
Producer: John Knight

: Talking Law

It could be argued that the House of Lords is no longer the highest Court of Appeal in this country. In some circumstances, cases can be pursued before the European Commission and Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.
Hugo Young examines the impact of the Commission on our law with, among others, the President of the Commission,
James Fawcett ; its Secretary-General, Hans-Christian Krtiger ; the Lord Chancellor, Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone; Lord Scarman; and Mr Justice Kerr. Producer ANNE SLOMAN


Unknown: James Fawcett
Unknown: Christian Krtiger
Unknown: Mr Justice Kerr.
Producer: Anne Sloman

: Music to Remember

Shostakovich Festival Overture; Ballet Suite No 1
Williamson Piano Concerto No 2
Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol BBC Scotland


Leader: Raymond Ovens
Conducted By: Yuval Zaliouk

: News

: The Moonstone

by WILKIE COLLINS dramatised for radio in six parts by BRIAN GEAR with music composed by SIDNEY SAGER
Part 3
The Moonstone has been stolen, and all suspicion points to Rachel, as the great Sgt Cuff of the London Detective Police prepares to make his report to her mother. Lady Verinder ...
Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Tues 3.15 pm)


Unknown: Wilkie Collins
Unknown: Brian Gear
Composed By: Sidney Sager
Directed By: Brian Miller
Sergeant Cuff: John Franklyn-Robbins
Gabriel Betteredge: John Sharp
Godfrey Ablewhite: Geoffrey Beevers
Franklin Blake: John Telfer
Rachel Verinder: Sally Baxter
Lady Verinder: Petra Davies
Lucy: Liza Flanagan
Miss Clack: June Barrie
Mr Bruff: Nat Brenner
Samuel: Matthew Adams

: Weather

: News

: The Crash of 29

In December 1928, President Coolidge sent his last message on the state of the Union to Congress: ' In the domestic field ', he said, ' there is tranquillity and contentment ... and the highest record of years of prosperity '. Less than a year later, In the last week of October, 1929, The Wall Street stock market crashed, heralding the highest record of years of depression on a universal scale. Andrew Nell revisits that week of panic, with archive material, music, bootleggers and brokers, those on the floor of the Exchange and those who suffered from It, to capture the grim, rueful humour of the time, and, with Professor J. K. Gal braith, to point out the lessons the world has-and indeed has not-learned from those, amazing days of speculative boom / and collapse. Producer


Unknown: Andrew Nell
Unknown: Professor J. K. Gal
Unknown: Karolyn Shindler

: Epilogue

Devised and narrated by H. COLIN DAVIS On 12 good people of his choice. 10: Thomas Traherne Music: BBC SINGERS


Unknown: H. Colin Davis
Unknown: Thomas Traherne

: 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. 5 : A Waltz Dream by Oscar Straus Producer


Unknown: Nigel Douglas
Unknown: Oscar Straus
Producer: Stanley Williamson

: 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.

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