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: News Briefing

News, weather, papers and sport

: Farming Week

A regional view of farming in the week ahead.
Presented from Scotland by Allan Wright BBC Scotland
6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

Presented by J Brian Redhead With HUGH SYKES
6.45' Prayer for the Day
7.0; 8.0 Today's News
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45' Thought for the Day Thoughts, Prayers, Reflections, a collection - of shorttalks.£1.35,from bookshops


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Hugh Sykes
Unknown: The Rev Leslie. Stokes
Read By: Pauline Bushnell

: The Week on 4

A look ahead with Christopher Slade


Unknown: Christopher Slade

: Miles Kington

dusts off some treasures from the BBC Sound Archives, Producer
(Repeated: Fri 11-45 pm)


Unknown: Simon Elmes

: News

: Start the Week. with Melvyn Bragg

The live talk programme-which takes its own look at some- of the topics of the forthcoming week, in .the company of .some of the personalities who will be making the news. Pl'odu.cer PE-rig* esi'AM.'

: News

: From Our Correspondent

BBC : corresportdtnis throughput, the world talk about the countries they work in -the politics and the people,

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, p.46 Father, we praise thee, now the night is over (BBC HB 405); Psalm 119, part 4; Corinthians-1, vv 1-17 (AV); Jesu, very thought of thee (BBC HB 322)
Prayer book: New Every Morning, £1.75 hardback and £1.25 paperback from bookshops

: Story Time

Dragonflight (11)
Destructive Threads threaten to invade the planet Pern, and there are not enough dragons and riders to burn them up as they fall.

: News

: The Company's Blade

by JOHN ASHE Narrated by Kenneth GriffithThe 10th Bengal Lancers Hodson'swere known Horse William Stephen Raikes Hodson (1821-1858) is remembered as the hero of the Indian Mut ny, which he did not survive: the very personification of the Victorian leader of men - a dashing, blond-haired lieutenant, who died leading his men in the Siege of Lucknow. Yet there was a dark side to
this by no means conventional character some thing even hiscontemporaries recognised asa whiff of sadism.in the courage.... with. Clive Francis as Hodson. and the voices, of PATRICK BARR PETER RALDW1N
Directed by BRIAN MILLER


Unknown: John Ashe
Unknown: Clive Francis
Unknown: Patrick Barr
Unknown: Peter Raldw1n
Unknown: Graham Fiulkkeb
Unknown: Michael McStay.
Unknown: Chrlstian Rodska
Directed By: Brian Miller

: Weigh-in

The Facts and Fallacies of Dieting
Eat a little less and not only that- the key for me is to drink the juice of three fresh le after every meal. That's the key. (MICHAEL WINNER) Presented by . Caroline Parsons


Presented By: Caroline Parsons
Producer: Carole Stone

: News

: You and Yours

News. views and advice for consumers. Including World of Work: ideas on careers and training. Presenters Jenni Mills and Bill Breckon Editor


Presenters: Jenni Mills
Presenters: Bill Breckon
Editor: David Harding

: Brain of Britain 1980

Chairman Robert Robinson 22: North of England (Round 2)
Dr John Garrett (Hospital doctor) Doreen Werwie
(Local government clerk) Richard Boam (Male nurse)
Sheila Ramsden
(Hospital domestic)
Programme devised by JOHN P. WYNN. Questions set by IAN GILLIES
(Repeated: Thurs 6.30 pm)
12.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Dr John Garrett
Unknown: Doreen Werwie
Unknown: Richard Boam
Unknown: Sheila Ramsden
Unknown: John P. Wynn.
Unknown: Ian Gillies
Producer: Richard Edis

: The World at One:New

Presenter Brian Widlake .


Presenter: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast Dong wave onlu

: News

: Woman's Hour

with Sue MacGregor .
Talking Point: Stories of a Plant Hunter. 2 Roy Lancaster recalls his first trip abroad, as a National Serviceman Professional
Ethics: barrister ANN MALLALIEU discusses her personal moral standpoint.
Entertainment Round-up: TONY BARNFIELD reporting.
Smallbone Deceased (4)


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Ann Mallalieu
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: News

: Listen with Mother

Story: Mark's Collection by TIM QUINN


Unknown: Tim Quinn

: Afternoon Theatre

The 40 Shilling Trick

: Short Story

Read by Edward Kelsey
" It's an annual event," said Mrs Price. " We have it every year. Each year people take part in tt. Regularly, once a year, we have this Assembly.


Unknown: Margaret Lindsay
Read By: Edward Kelsey
Unknown: Mrs Price.

: PM

The news magazine with Gordon Clough and Joan Bakewell Editor DEREK LEWIS
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
6.55 Weather; programme news

: The Six O'Clock News

Half-an-hour of reports from BBC Newsmen around the world including Financial Report

: Home Again: 6: Poling Off

by Peter Tinniswood
The final part of this comedy serial
(Doreen Mantle and Robin Bailey are National Theatre players)


Writer: Peter Tinniswood
Producer: Griff Rhys Jones
Fulton Jones: Robin Bailey
Mother: Doreen Mantle
Rosie: Liz Goulding
Martin: David Troughton
Earnest: Christopher Benjamin
Cyrilla: Ursula Smith

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tues 1.40 pm)

: Science Now

Presented by Peter Evans
What Is happening in science?
A weekly review of discoveries and developments from the world's leading laboratories.


Presented By: Peter Evans
Producer: Geoff Deehan

: The Monday Play

A Father and his Fate dramatised by PRISCILLA ALLEN from the novel by IVY COMPTON -BURNETT
When Miles Mowbray finds himself a widower, he plans a second marriage. it is a decision which causes great distress to his dependants, but they can only accept the fait accompti, for each Mowbray knows his place in the domestic pecking order and Miles is Head of the Family. There is nothing above him - except fate.
Directed by JOHN CARDY
(Rptd: next Sun 2.30 pm)


Dramatised By: Priscilla Allen
Novel By: Ivy Compton
Unknown: Miles Mowbray
Directed By: John Cardy
Miles: Joss Ackland
Eliza: Elizabeth Spriggs
Malcolm: Brian Carroll
Verena: Maureen O'Brien
Ursula: Petra Markham
Ellen: Margaret Ward
Nigel: Christopher Scott
Rudolf: Anthony Hyde
Miss Gibbon: Sonia Fraser

: Newseries Crowdie and Cream

In the first of five talks, Finlay J. MacDonald reminisces on a Hebridean boyhood
1: Roots
Mon How his family helped found a tiny crofting community on the bleak Atlantic coast of Harris. Producer LESLIE ROBINSON


Unknown: Finlay J. MacDonald
Unknown: Mon How
Producer: Leslie Robinson

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Michael Billingtoa Producer


Presented By: Michael Billingtoa
Producer: Richard Bannerman
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE


Unknown: Douglas Stuart
Editor: Alastair Osborne

: The News Quiz

: A Book at Bedtime

The Sign of Four by ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE (1859-1930) abridged in ten parts by MICHAEL HARDWICK
Read by Nigel Stock (1)
Every year since her father vanished without trace, Miss Mary Morstan has received an anonymous gift of a large and lustrous pearl. As Sherlock Holmes uncovers the mystery of her father's disappearance, the Agra pearls are seen to be the centre of a devilish tale of treachery and murder. Producer MAURICE LEITCH


Unknown: Arthur Conan Doyle
Unknown: Michael Hardwick
Read By: Nigel Stock
Unknown: Miss Mary Morstan
Producer: Maurice Leitch

: Today in Parliament

long wave only

: News

Weather report; forecast long wave only 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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