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: Morning Has Broken

6.55 Weather; programme news

: News

: Sunday Papers

7.15 Apna Hi Ghar Samaj hiye: for Asian listeners BBC Birmingham
7.45 Bells
7.50 The Shape of God
THE REV HUGH BISHOP With a reflection for the eighth Sunday before Christmas (Mark 7, vv 14-23)
7.55 Weather: programme news


Unknown: Ghar Samaj

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

A weekly look at religious news at home and abroad. Presenter Clive Jacobs Producer DAVID WINTER


Presenter: Clive Jacobs
Producer: David Winter

: Week's Good Cause

JOCELINE. OWEN, General Secretary, appeals on behalf of Council and Care for the Elderly, which gives advice on accommodation and services for elderly people, and financial help to those in need of care.
Donations, preferably by crossed PO or cheque, to: [address removed]
8.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Joceline Owen

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

Family Mass for the Feast of the Commemoration of All Souls from St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Harborne, Birmingham Celebrant
Hymns (Celebration Hymnal): For all the saints (77); In bread we bring you, Lord (135); I am the bread of life (128)
Readings: Romans 14, vv 7-12; John 14, vv 1-6
Psalm: The Lord's my Shepherd
Organist SR DOROTHY. RLR BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Fr George Stibbles

: 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

Introduced by June Knox-Mawer, who meets virtuoso double-bass player Gary Karr and his duo partner, pianist David Harmon Lewis , now touring Britain; plus other weekday highlights.


Unknown: Gary Karr
Pianist: David Harmon Lewis

: My Word!

A panel game devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON Dilys Powell and Frank Muir challenge
Antonia Fraser and Denis Norden In the chair
John Julius Norwich
Questions compiled by PETER MOORE. Executive producer BOBBY JAYE
(Repeated: Wed 12.27 pm)


Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Antonia Fraser
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: John Julius Norwich
Unknown: Peter Moore.
Producer: Bobby Jaye

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper surveys the industry, its products and the preferences and prejudices that govern what you eat.
12.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: The World This Weekend: News

Presenter Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only


Presenter: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: News

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Argyll, where members of the Kyles of Bute Horticultural Society put questions to CLAY JONES BILL SOWERBUTTS and PROFESSOR ALAN GEMMELL Questionmaster KEN FORD BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 10.2 am)


Unknown: Professor Alan Gemmell
Unknown: Questionmaster Ken

: Afternoon Theatre

A satirical fantasy specially commissioned to be broadcast to coincide with the United States Presidential Election and to examine what might happen next time. when the potential candidates have become very strange indeed.
Directed by ROGER PINE BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Ron Hutchinsoh
Directed By: Roger Pine
Bauldron Snead: Ed Bishop
Howard W Sheckley: Blain Fairman

: News

long wave only

: The Week's Antiques

A topical look at the antiques and art market, introduced by Bruce Parker
The excitement of the auction room and a business where goods have no fixed price fascinates many people. Are antiques today really objets d'art, or simply a hedge against inflation? This series offers an insight into the trade; and in Saleroom Report, HUON MALLALIEU takes a look at price trends.
Producer SARAH PITT BBC Bristol long wave only


Introduced By: Bruce Parker

: The Living World

(Details: Thurs 9.30 urn) long wavc only

: Feedback

with Anna Raeburn
long wave only


Unknown: Anna Raeburn

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston recently visited Wadebridge in Cornwall.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Tiies 12.20 pm) long wave only
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather: programme news: lung wave only


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News

: You, The Jury

A series in which current and controversial issues are put on trial before Dick Taverne , qc, and an audience of jurors in Broadcasting House, London. Tonight's motion:
Britain Should Introduce Import Controls
It is proposed by Stuart Holland , mp. and opposed by John Pardoe
Each advocate will call supporting witnesses who will be questioned by each protagonist. The jury will vote at the beginning and end of the trial so that any swing of opinion may be measured and a verdict reached. Producer JENNY DE YONG (Repeated: Mon 11.5 am)


Unknown: Dick Taverne
Unknown: Stuart Holland
Unknown: John Pardoe
Producer: Jenny de Yong

: Does He Take Sugar?

A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners. with countrywide news and views on all matters of concern to them and their families. Presenter Marilyn Alan Reporter KEVIN MULHERN
Citizens' Advice Bureau Phone-in: Mon 2.0-4.0 pm. [number removed]. Ext 2531
Correspondence address: BBC. Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW


Presenter: Marilyn Alan
Reporter: Kevin Mulhern
Editor: Marleme Pease

: Talking Law

The last of a series of six programmes
Habeas Corpus
The writ of Habeas Corpus is commonly reckoned, alongside Magna Carta, as one of the great props of British liberty over the centuries. In recent years, however, its use has been effectively curtailed, to the point where some lawyers claim that it has withered away and is simply not available in some cases when it is most needed - notably immigration cases. The judges, who control the writ, strongly deny this. Hugo Young explores these radically different assessments of a great British remedy with. among others. LORD SCAR-MAN, LORD DENNING, barrister GEOFFREY ROBERTSON. IAN MARTIN of the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants, and ANTHONY LESTER , QC.


Unknown: Hugo Young
Unknown: Geoffrey Robertson.
Unknown: Ian Martin
Unknown: Anthony Lester
Producer: Anne Sloman

: In Praise of God

For All Saints
A sequence of words and music devised and introduced by The Rev Geoffrey Curtis Readers JILL BALCON and GARY WATSON with the ST MARGARET 'S WESTMINSTER SINGERS directed by RICHARD HICKOK Organist THOMAS TROTTER Producer HUBERT HOSKINS
(Music recorded in St Alban's Church, Hotborn)


Unknown: Geoffrey Curtis
Unknown: Readers Jill Balcon
Unknown: Gary Watson
Unknown: St Margaret
Directed By: Richard Hickok
Organist: Thomas Trotter
Producer: Hubert Hoskins

: Letter from ... Home-Base

Kevin Ruane recently returned to Britain after three years as the BBC's Correspondent in Moscow. Producer PADDY O'KEEFFE


Unknown: Kevin Ruane

: News

: Bookshelf

Frank Delaney introduces the magazine programme about the books you read, borrow and buy, both new and old, from classics to comics.
Producer ALASTAIR WILSON (Repeated: Thurs 4.5 pm)


Introduces: Frank Delaney
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: Stories of Guy de Maupassant

(Details: Thurs 4.35 pm)

: Weather

: News

: The British Seafarer

A history in 26 parts, in the words of those who have made the history. 12: The Tramp and the Liner
The tramp steamer was a legend of rust, soot. decks awash and dirty, smelly cargoes bound for steamy or icy ports. The liner was a legend of Metro-Goldwyn-Baroque d6cor, blazing lights. haute cuisine and triple expansion engines 40 feet high. The legends were not too far from reality.
Special sound by DICK MILLS , BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Programme consultant and presenter Robin Craig , Lecturer in Economic Hisstorv, University College, London
Composed and directed by MICHAEL MASON , in collaboration with the NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM
The British Seafarer is published by BBC Publications and Hutchinson at £5.95 paperback, and 19.95 hardback


Readers: Gordon Gostelow
Readers: Robert Lang
Readers: Robert Trotter
Readers: Malcolm Terris
Readers: Ronald Herdman
Readers: Henry Knowles
Readers: Kathleen Helm
Readers: Douglas Blackwell
Readers: Joe Dunlop.
Readers: Leonard Maguire
Readers: Anthony Newlands
Readers: David Casey.
Unknown: Timothy Bentlnck
Unknown: Anthony Hall
Unknown: Dick Mills
Presenter: Robin Craig
Directed By: Michael Mason

: Before the Ending of the Day

The evening office of Compline

: Inside Parliament

Westminster's committees at work - extracts and discussions presented by Rodney Foster


Presented By: Rodney Foster
Producer: Peter Robins

: 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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