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: Farming Today

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: Today

Presented by John Timpson with l.IBBY PtIRVES
C 45" Prayer tor the Day With THE REV ALEX MOTYER including at
M"&U»-» News Read by COLIN DORAN
7.30. 8.31 News headlines
7.45. Thought for the Day


Presented By: John Timpson
Read By: Colin Doran

: News

: Checkpoint

: News

: Fat Man on a Bicycle

Tom Vernon pedalled from Muswell Hill to the Mediterranean. Part the Second (of 6): Family Entertainment
How Our Hero Fared at the .French Table, Overciming a Chicken but Quailing Before a Cow; His Discovery of a Lady with No Clothes On in His Bedroom; His Penetration of a Kitchen; and How, in Foreign Parts, He Came Upon Great Yarmouth.
Producer JOY hatwood


Unknown: Tom Vernon

: Daily Service

nem, p 58; Father, in whom we live (BBC hb 166); Canticle 2; Isaiah 38. vv 9-20 (AV): All glory to God (BBC HB 29)

: The Bandsman's Daughter



Unknown: Irene Thomas

: News

: File n4

: A Certain Style

Lynne Reid Banks , author of The L-shaped Room, looks at styles people impose on rooms other than L-shaped-.
Producer NICK hughes


Unknown: Lynne Reid Banks
Producer: Nick Hughes

: News

: You and Yours

Including jili. todd and the BBC Shopping Basket. Presenters Sue Cook and George Luce


Unknown: George Luce

: Foley

A comedy by Roy Clarke starring Colin Welland
The gate needs fixing, there's an old wreck in the garden, the big house is full of vagrants and Foley's given up his job at Interplanetary Motor Accessories. He wants to bring out the music in his soul. Music performed by THE MATTHEW SCOTT QUINTET
Producer Griff Rhys Jones
12.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only


Comedy By: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Colin Welland
FOley: Colin Welland
Charlie: Joe Gladwin
Edgar: Olynn Edwards
Mrs Almond: Charmian May
bloodiron/chairman: Roger Hume

: The World at One: News

Presented by Robin Day


Presented By: Robin Day

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

: Woman's Hour

with Sue MacGregor
Yours Faithfully: PAT ROWE collects business letters. Talking Point.
Any Other Business : JANET cohen reviews some of the domestic issues recently raised at Westminster. Down the Chimney: Helen PALMER looks at the mystique of Santa Claus. The Two Wise Virgins .f
Hove by ROBIN MAUGHAM abridged in three parts by MADGE HART
Read by Margot Boyd and Jthn Franklyn-Robbins (1) Emily Blagdon and her companion Mabel Roach were living in quiet. comfort in Hove, when Emily had a vision ... (Music: Mathias's Vivat Rcgina )


Unknown: Janet Cohen
Unknown: Helen Palmer
Unknown: Robin Maugham
Read By: Margot Boyd
Read By: Jthn Franklyn-Robbins
Unknown: Emily Blagdon
Unknown: Mabel Roach
Unknown: Vivat Rcgina

: News

: Listen with Mother

The Red Silk Dressing-Gown by LAWRENCE JAMES


Unknown: Lawrence James

: Afternoon Theatre

In-flight Reunion by CHRISTOPHER JONES with Douglas Lambert as Chuck lironowski and Richard Borthwick as Walter Brinkman
At college, Chuck and Walter had been inseparable buddies sharing the same passioncttely held left-wing ideals. But when they're thrown together years later in desperate and dramatic circumstances, they have nothing in common but a fight for their lives - at opposite ends of a gun!
Directed by david JOHNSTON (Harry Towb is a National 'ihcatre player)


Unknown: Christopher Jones
Unknown: Douglas Lambert
Unknown: Chuck Lironowski
Unknown: Richard Borthwick
Unknown: Walter Brinkman
Directed By: David Johnston
Directed By: Harry Towb
Caroline: Victoria Fenton
Richard: Michael McStay
Harry/Gym instructor: Irian Haines
Bernie/Mr Bronowski: Barry Towb
Rose/Mrs Bronowski: Charlotte Mitchell
mandy/charlotte: Jean Trend
Valerie: Jennifer Pikrcey
Student: Steve Bobson
Erica/Judy: Eve Karpp
Fahim: Sino Shafeek
Mr Phoenix / Navigator /Mr Brinkman: Adrian Bgan
Captain/Mr Sanderson: Leonard Fenton
Old woman: Joan Duan

: Any Answers?

Introduced by David Jacobs
Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol


Introduced By: David Jacobs
Producer: Carole Stone

: Short Story

Quids in for Christmas by ROBERT HILL
Read by Brian Soutliwood Producer GILLIAN hush BBC Manchester


Read By: Brian Soutliwood
Producer: Gillian Hush

: PM

with Susannah Simons and Robert Williams
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Susannah Simons
Unknown: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: Lord Peter Wimsey

Strong Poison by DOROTHY L. SAYERS , adapted in six parts by CIIIllS MILLER starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter with Ambrosine Phillpotts as Miss Climpson Ann Bell as Harriet Vane and Gabriel Woolf as Chief Inspector Parker 2: Ten Minutes in Blooms-bury =
Producer siuon BRETT
(first broadcast in 1976)


Unknown: Dorothy L. Sayers
Unknown: Ciiills Miller
Unknown: Ian Carmichael
Unknown: Ambrosine Phillpotts
Unknown: Miss Climpson Ann Bell
Unknown: Harriet Vane
Unknown: Gabriel Woolf
Marjorie Phelps: Rosalind Adams
Ryland Vaughan: Christopher Biduead
Nina Kropotky: Margaret Robertson

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Fri 1.40 pm) Written hy TESSA diamond
BBC Birmingham


Dan Archer: Edgar Harrison
Doris Archer: Gwen Berry!!*?!
Peggy Areher: June Spencer
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Riper
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Philip Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Archcr: Jrudy Bennett
George Barford: Graham Roberts
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Jack Woolley: Philip Garston-Jones
Walter Gabriel: Chris Cittins
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Polly Perks: Hilary. Newcombk
Jcthro Larkin: George Hart
Clarrie Larkin: Heather Bell
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
PC Coverdale: Leon Tanner
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward

: Time for Verse

with Peter Porter
Spinks and ousels sing sublimely
The fifth in a series of fcix programmes which take their theme from a line of poetry. Readers
Peter Wickham. Philip Voss. Mary Elliot-Nelson Producer ALEC REID (Repeated: Sut 4.30


Unknown: Peter Porter
Readers: Peter Wickham.
Readers: Philip Voss.
Readers: Mary Elliot-Nelson
Producer: Alec Reid

: Carols from the Phil

Havard Gregory introduces the annual concert of carols and Christmas music direct from the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool given by Childwall Church of England Primary School Choir chorus-master David Moore, Liverpool Philharmonic Choir,
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, led by NICHOLAS WOOD, conducted by Idmund Walters Part


Unknown: Havard Gregory
Conducted By: Idmund Walters

: * John Wells on....

the art and artifice ot making oneself understood. The third of five programmes
Red Noses and Rain, Dear Producer SIMON ELMES


Producer: Simon Elmes

: Carols from the Phil

Part 2. BBC Manchester

: Kaleidoscope

' Apocalypse Now is not about Vietnam. It is Vietnam. It's what it was really like. It was crazy, and the way we made it was very much like the way the Americans were in Vietnam. There were too many of us, we had access to too much money, too much equipment, and little by little we went insane.'
The Vietnam conflict was one of the most bitterly resented wars in American history, raising huge moral issues for the nation to confront. In the week that Coppola's epic Vietnam film opens in London, Paul Vaughan looks at the artistic response of the new generation of writers and film makers to those issues.
Contributors include:
Francis Ford Coppola, Michael Cimino. Norman Maller , Karel Reisz and Stanley Kauffman


Unknown: Francis Ford Coppola
Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: Michael Cimino.
Unknown: Norman Maller
Unknown: Karel Reisz
Unknown: Stanley Kauffman
Producer: Carroll Moore

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

with Anthony Howard


Unknown: Anthony Howard

: A Book at Bedtime

A Cab at the Door
14: Signs of Rebellion long trace only

: 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.

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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