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: Farming Today

Market prices and intelligence, the weather, and what's new for farmers Producers KEN POLLOCK and LESLIE COTTINGTON


Producers: Ken Pollock
Producers: Leslie Cottington

: Yours Faithfully

A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent Gerald Priestland
6.55 Weather: programme news: long wave only


Unknown: Gerald Priestland

: News

: On Your Farm

Producer KEN POLLOCK BBC Birmingham


Producer: Ken Pollock

: It's a Bargain

Norman Tozer with how to get the best value for your hard-earned cash.
7.55 Weather: programme news: long wave only


Presenter: Norman Tozer

: News

: Sport on 4

Tony Lewis presents his magazine programme.
Olympic Games: the latest news from Moscow including a preview of the day's athletics highlight-the 800m final.
Test Cricket: the Fourth Test. England v West indies at The Oval. Plus the news from home and abroad.
Producer JOANNE WATSON Olympics feature: page 7


Unknown: Tony Lewis
Producer: Joanne Watson

: Yesterday in Parliament

8.59 Continental Travel Information

: News

: Breakaway

from routine with Bernard Falk , and intrepid reporters and enthusiasts with ideas on ways and means of spending your leisure hours. A critical look at the leisure industries and news of things to do and entertainment that simply shouldn't be missed. deluding: riding holidays in Spain and TONY WILKINS with DIY advice.
For information sheets, send a large sae to: [address removed]long wave only


Unknown: Bernard Falk
Unknown: Tony Wilkins
Editor: Roger MacDonald

: News Stand

Geoffrey Smith reviews the weekly magazines.
Producer WALTER WALLICH long wave only


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Walter Wallich

: The Week in Westminster

Parliamentarians discuss the week's business with Matthew Coady.
Producer JOSHUA ROZENBERG long wave only
Book, The BBC Guide to Parliament, £4.50, from bookshops


Unknown: Matthew Coady.
Producer: Joshua Rozenberg

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 13; My God, I love thee (BBC HB 276); Psalm 116; Jeremiah 31, vv 3-12 (AV); God is love: let heaven adore him (BBC HB 7)
Prayer book, New Every Morning, £1.75 hardback, £1.25 paperback from bookshops

: Pick of the Week

Margaret Howard presents her selection of extracts from BBC radio and television programmes over the past seven days. long wave only from 11.20


Unknown: Margaret Howard

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC Correspondents throughout the world talk about the countries they work in - the politics and the people.
long wave only


Editor: Paddy O'Keeffe

: News

: Keeping Track

The art, science and business of sound recording. Presented by Peter Clayton Acoustic Records: the case for a new approach by PETER ADAMSON
Folk Song Collecting: JIM CARROLL and PAT MACKENZIE Record of the Week: by HUMPHREY LYTTELTOM Series devised by LAURENCE STAPLEY


Presented By: Peter Clayton
Unknown: Peter Adamson
Unknown: Adrian Hope
Unknown: Jim Carroll
Unknown: Pat MacKenzie
Unknown: Humphrey Lytteltom
Unknown: Laurence Stapley
Producer: Adrian Johnson

: The News Quiz

The last seven days put in a questionable way by Barry Took to Alan Coren
Richard Ingrams Jonathan King
Compiled by JOHN LANGDON and the producer DANNY GREENSTONE
(Repeated: Mon 10.30 pm)
12.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only


Unknown: Barry Took
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Richard Ingrams
Unknown: John Langdon
Producer: Danny Greenstone

: News

: Any Questions?

The Rt Hon Barbara Castle, MEP, Terry Wogan, John Mortimer, QC, Robert Jackson, MEP tackle the issues raised by the audience at Sonning Common, Oxfordshire.
Chairman David Jacobs
Listeners' views for use in Any Answers?, Thursday 4.15, to Any Answers? [address removed]
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only


Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: John Mortimer
Unknown: Robert Jackson
Unknown: David Jacobs

: News

long wave only

: Wildlife

The team of naturalists answers your wildlife questions.
Introduced by Derek Jones long wave only
HELP! page 12


Introduced By: Derek Jones

: A Dance to the Music of Time

A six-part dramatisation by FREDERICK BRADNUM Of At Lady Molly's, Casanova's Chinese Restaurant and The Kindly Ones-books four, five and six of ANTHONY POWELL 'S sequence of 12 novels.
3: Casanova's Chinese Restaurant (1)
Title music composed by ANTONY MIALL
Directed by GRAHAM GAULD (Repeated: Tues 3.15 pm) long wave only


Unknown: Frederick Bradnum
Unknown: Anthony Powell
Composed By: Antony Miall
Directed By: Graham Gauld
Nicholas Jenkins: Noel Johnson
the younger Nicholas: Gareth Johnson
Widmerpool: Brian Hewlett
Lady Isobel: Elizabeth Proud
Moreland: Sion Probert
Maclintick: Leonard Fenton
Audrey Maclintick: Jenny Lee
Norman Chandler: Andrew Branch
Barnby: John Bull
Carolo: Iain Mitchell
Gossage: Christopher Scott
Mr Deacon: Godfrey Kenton
St John Clarke: Martin Friend
Robert Tolland: Anthony Hyde
George Tolland: Bernard Brown
Priscilla Tolland: Penny Brownjohn
Veronica Tolland: Paddy Turner
Roddy Cutts: Geoffrey Collins
Susan Cutts: Lolly Cockerell
Matilda Wilson: Liza Flanagan
Katherine Warminster: Jill Balcon
Mrs Foxe: Monica Grey
Norma: Amanda Murray
Street singer: Josephine Gordon

: Violin and Piano

as R3: long wave only

: Offenbach Operettas

as R3: long wave only

: You Said it

Six programmes on spoken English. 5: Grammar
Is it really wrong to split your infinitives or to say He's bigger than me? ' Frank Palmer looks at the grammar of everyday speech.
(First broadcast on R3) long wave only


Unknown: Frank Palmer

: Week Ending

An irreverently critical look back at the week's news with David Jason. Bill Wallis
David Tate , Sheila Steafel and THE DAVID FIRMAN TRIO long wave only
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only


Unknown: David Jason.
Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Sheila Steafel
Unknown: David Firman

: News

followed by Continental Travel Information

: Desert Island Discs: David Scott Blackhall

David Scott Blackhall, the writer and broadcaster.
(Repeated: Friday 9.5 am)


Castaway: David Scott Blackhall
Presenter: Roy Plomley

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

Unpredictable and animated table-talk
Musical interlude by INSTANT SUNSHINE
(Rptd: tomorrow 11.15pm)


Producer: Michael Ember

: Ian Wallace

dips into his collection of gramophone records and presents a selection of music for your pleasure. Producer RAY ABBOTT
(Repeated: Wed 11.5 am) (Ian Wallace is The Self. ish Giant: Tues 8.20 pm)


Producer: Ray Abbott
Unknown: Ian Wallace

: Saturday-Night Theatre

Paper Tigers by EDWIN PEARCE
An account of the bitterness, personal and professional, that follows an industrial dispute on a provincial newspaper. To strike over pay and conditions is one thing but to find editorial freedom at risk is quite another.
Directed by ROGER PINE BBC Birmingham
(Repeated: Mon 3.15 pm)


Unknown: Edwin Pearce
Directed By: Roger Pine
Peter Barnwell: Paul Copley
Geoff Harmer: Terry Molloy
Sarah: Patricia Gallimore
Lawrence: John Rowe
Gerald: Stephen Hancock
Karen: Heather Barrett
Editor: Martin Friend
Editor's secretary: Kathryn Hurlbutt
Jock Galloway: Bob Docherty
Jacko: Ralph Lawton
PC Macklin: Graham Padden
Solicitor for the defence: Alexander John
Solicitor for the prosecution: Jack Holloway
Waiter: Garard Green

: Back to the Sangro

Leslie Gardiner recalls a return to the place of his war-time escape.
'Ribbons of mule-track . . . all tangled up with ideas of lost youth and romantic adventure in an Italy where it was always morning - morning and a teenage boy going places over the high pastures.
' " A date inscribed in the memory." says the café proprietor. "That day the British brought down 800,000 cannon. In every olive tree was a man with a machine gun. Church-hill himself ordered it." BBC Scotland


Unknown: Leslie Gardiner

: Weather

: News

: Between Two Lives

Here I feel like a newborn baby. I am going to live a new life, but just now I feel as if I am between two societies, between two lives ...
Sara is 30, and one of the 50,000 who have left the Soviet bloc in tfce last year to seek freedom in the West. For most, their country of first asylum is Austria, and their first taste of the new life a state-run refugee camp at Traiskirchen, near Vienna. As they wait for the offer of a permanent home, sometimes crowded 20 to a room, doubt and disappointment creep in. David Henshaw reports from Austria on this growing tide of East European refugees - and the conditions that drive many to risk everything to get across the border. Producer MAX EASTERMAN A File on 4 report
BBC Manchester


Unknown: David Henshaw

: Lighten Our Darkness

An evening meditation led by JOHN WILCOX
BBC Birmingham


Unknown: John Wilcox

: The Magic of Music

Roger Nichols talks about one of Ravel's most evocative scores: L'enfant et les sortileges - an opera with libretto by Colette depicting the enchanted world of childhood.
Producer PATRICK LAMBERT gramophone records


Talks: Roger Nichols
Producer: Patrick Lambert

: 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.

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