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: Morning Has Broken

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: Sunday Papers

7.15 Apna Hi Ghar SamaJhiye: for Asian listeners BBC Birmingham long wave only
7.45 : long wave only 7 50 The Shape of God PETER LIDDELOW with some thoughts for the sixth Sunday after Pentecost (Mark 10, vv 46-52) long wave only
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Unknown: God Peter Liddelow

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: Sunday Papers

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: Sunday

Presented by Clive JacolM Producer JOHN NEWBURY long wave only


Presented By: Clive Jacolm
Producer: John Newbury

: Week's Good Cause

MISS M RAYMONDE-HAWKINS, MBE, Founder, and KENNETH KENDALL , President, appeal on behalf of The Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare, where unwanted and abandoned animals and birds are cared for.
Donations to: [address removed] long wave only
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8.59 Continental Travel Information: long wave only


Unknown: Kenneth Kendall
Unknown: Miss M. Raymonde-Hawkins

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: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke
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Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

Parish Mass from Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Steelstown, in the Diocese of Derry

Celebrant and Preacher THE MOST REVEREND EDWARD DALY, Bishop of Derry
Organist and choirmaster JAMES MCCAFFERTY
Readings: Isaiah 66, vv 10-14; Galatians 6, vv 14-18; Luke 10, vv 1-12. 17-20 Hymns: O praise ye the Lord; Receive, O Father, in thy love; Oh the love of my Lord; Praise to the holiest; Hail Mary
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Unknown: Edward Daly
Choirmaster: James McCafferty

: The Archers

Omnibus edition. Directed by CLARE TAYLOR. Producer WILLIAM SMETHURST
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
BBC Birmingham


Directed By: Clare Taylor.
Producer: William Smethurst
Editor: Anthony Parkin

: Weekend Woman's Hour

June Knox-Mawer. on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the death of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle , talks to his daughter Dame Jean Conan Doyle , his publisher John Murray and one of his biographers. Julian Symons. Plus weekday highlights.
(The Sign of Four begins tomorrow at 11.0 pm)


Talks: Arthur Conan Doyle
Unknown: Jean Conan Doyle
Unknown: John Murray
Unknown: Julian Symons.

: Hermione

The life and times of Hermione Gingold 2: Early Stages
In this series of six programmes, one of the great entertainers of our time talks about herself in conversations recorded recently in her New York apartment; with recordings of some of her performances in a long and distinguished career.
Compiled by


Unknown: Alan Haydock

: Smash of the Day: 2: The Goon Show: The Story of Napoleon's Piano

Six comedy shows
Starring Peter Sellers Harry Secombe Spike Milligan
Orchestra conducted by WALLY STOTT
(First broadcast in 1955)

12.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Goon Show.
Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: Harry Secombe
Unknown: Spike Milligan
Unknown: Max Geldray
Conducted By: Wally Stott
Written By: Spike Milligan
Producer: Peter Eton

: The World This Weekend: News

Presenter Gordon Clough
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Presenter: Gordon Clough

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: Gardeners' Question Time

(Details: Wed 10.2 am) long wave only

: Afternoon Theatre: My Name is Linda....

by Betty Paul
On the surface Linda is a happily married young housewife. But there is a major problem in her life which she, most of all, refuses to come to terms with. She is a compulsive gambler - desperately scraping together enough money to bet with. And before long she is in danger of losing more important things than money....
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Writer: Betty Paul
Director: Cherry Cookson
Linda: Sherrie Hewson
Brian: John Rowe
Mrs Bates: Margery Mason
Colin: Michael Spice
Sally: Diana Bishop
Bobby: Susan Sheridan
Sharon: Tammy Ustinov
Radio Host/Croupier: John Bull
Moira Dean: Liza Flanagan
Miss Brewster: Josie Kidd
Mr Finch: Danny Schiller
Jim: Philip Fox
Bank Manager/Lawyer: William Eedle
Pawnbroker/Dr Leighton: Michael McStay
ViC: Michael Coldie
Sheila: Cherry Gilliam
Police Constable: Peter Baldwin

: News

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: Round Britain Quiz

(Details: Tues 10.30 pm) long wave only

: The Living World

(Details. Thiirs 9.30 am) long wave only

: Feedback

Presenter David Simmons long wave only


Presenter: David Simmons

: Down Your Way

(Details: Tues 12.20 pm) long wave only
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: News

followed bv Continental Travel Information

: Women of Words

Portraits of five women writers.
2: Marie Corelli (1855-19241
Written and narrated by Brian Masters , based on his book Now Barabbas was a Rotter with Peggy Ashcroft
John Bott. John Church Leonard Fenton, Sonia Fraser , Gordon Reid
Marie Corelli was the most sensational of best-selling Victorian novelists. Adored by the public, and despised by the critics, she created such a legendary personality for herself that she was second in fame only to the Queen. Having invented a name, she invented a life to go with it ... Directed by IAN COTTERELL


Unknown: Marie Corelli
Unknown: Brian Masters
Unknown: Peggy Ashcroft
Unknown: John Bott.
Unknown: Sonia Fraser
Unknown: Gordon Reid
Unknown: Marie Corelli
Directed By: Ian Cotterell

: Does He Take Sugar?

Presenter Marilyn Alan Reporter KEVIN MULHERN
Citizens' Advice Bureau Phone-in: Mon 2.0-4.0 pm 01-[number removed] Ext 2531
Correspondence address: BBC. Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW


Presenter: Marilyn Alan
Reporter: Kevin Mulhern
Editor: Marlene Peasi

: Prefaces to Shakespeare

Dorothy Tulin presents a personal view of Twelfth Night. Producer
ALAN WILDING (Revised repeat)


Unknown: Dorothy Tulin
Unknown: Alan Wilding

: Music to Remember

WALTER TRAMPLER (viola) BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA leader RODNEY FRIEND conducted by JOHN PRITCHARD Berlioz Overture: The Corsair; Harold in Italy


Viola: Walter Trampler
Leader: Rodney Friend
Conducted By: John Pritchard Berlioz

: News

: Askey's Hall of Fame

Arthur Askey recalls stars of a few years ago.
Today: George Formby Producer EDWARD TAYLOR


Unknown: Arthur Askey
Unknown: George Formby
Producer: Edward Taylor

: Inside Parliament

with Chris Jones


Unknown: Chris Jones
Producer: Peter Robins

: Weather

: News

: Just a Bit of Paper....

He just had a bit of paper, you know, to say he'd finished. That's the part that hurts. Just a bit of paper ...
- the wife of a steelman from Shotton in North Wales, one of the 6,500 who lost their jobs this year after British Steel turned off the furnaces. ending 78 years of steel-making on the banks of the River Dee.
The closure has torn the working heart out of the community that grew to serve the works. The people of Shotton tell how they've coped - and how they're facing the future. Presented by Roy Roberts Additional material by HUBERT WILLIAM. A Radio Wales News production by CHRIS SEGAR


Unknown: Bert William.
Unknown: Chris Segar

: Before the Ending of the Day

The late evening office of Compline

: Stop the Week Again

with Robert Robinson
followed by an interlude


Unknown: Robert Robinson

: 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.

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