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: News Briefing

News, weather, papers and sport

: Farming Today

Market prices and intelligence, the weatl-.er and what's new for farmers.
6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

Presenters John Timpson and Brian Redhead
6.45. Proper for the Day With CHERIDA CAMPION
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read bv BRYAN MARTIN
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presenters: John Timpson
Presenters: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Cherida Campion
Unknown: Bryan Martin

: News

: The Song is Ended

long wave only

: The Living World

long wave only

: News

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: Enterprise

An occasional series of success stories.
This week; Doreen Trust Through her Society of Skin Camouflage, DOREEN TRUST offers therapy and practical aid to thousands of disfigured people.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham long wave only

: Daily Service

NEM, p 62; My Father, for another night (BBC liB 407); Psalm 25. vv 1-10; Matthew 21, vv 33-43
(AV); Father all-seeing, friend of all creation (BBC MB 385) long wave only

: Morning Story

The Lumber Koom by SAKI
Read by Brian Gear
" You are not to go into the gooseberry garden," said the aunt. " Why not? "demanded Nicholas.
Because you are in disgrace, 'said the aunt loftily.
Producer PAMELA l'owi BBC Bristol


Read By: Brian Gear
Producer: Pamela L'Owi

: News

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: File on 4

Major issues changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad.
Reporter Robert Fox
Producer MAX EASTERMAN Editor COLIN ADAMS BBC Manchester
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Reporter: Robert Fox
Producer: Max Easterman
Editor: Colin Adams

: Enquire Within

We all have queries, quibbles and quandaries which we mean to resolve, but which always lie unanswered at the back of our minds.
Let Neil Landor , together with his specialist experts and the help of the BBC Reference Library, sort out your queries.
Questions, on a postcard please, to: Enquire
Within, BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW leng wave only


Unknown: Neil Landor
Producer: Simon Elmes

: News

: You and Yours

continues the BBC/MSC
Able to Work campaign
KEVIN MULHERN reports on employment of disabled people in Europe and Scandinavia. Presenter Jenni Mills


Unknown: Kevin Mulhern
Presenter: Jenni Mills

: Brain of Britain 1981

A nationwide general knowledge contest
Chairman Robert Robinson 6: South of England Robert Moggridge (teacher)
Joan Whyte (housewife) Arthur Jones
(retired teacher) Richard Gamman (records clerk)
Including Beat the Brains Programme devised by JOHN P. WYNN. Questions set by IAN GILLIES
12.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Robert Moggridge
Unknown: Joan Whyte
Unknown: Arthur Jones
Unknown: Richard Gamman
Unknown: John P. Wynn.
Unknown: Ian Gillies
Producer: Richard Edts

: The World at One: News

Presenter Robin Day

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

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: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Kay Alexander Talking Point.
Mothers Sweet and Sour: some celebratory poems. Runes and Isms: FRANCES chrncross explains a piece of economic jargon. Young and Fancy: RON ALLDRIDGE makes an excursion into the world of the Blitz Kids.
A Glass of Blessings (11) long wave only


Introduced By: Kay Alexander
Unknown: Frances Chrncross
Unknown: Ron Alldridge

: News

: Afternoon Theatre: Fren

by Ken Blakeson
Two couples meet for the first time at the home of a mutual friend whose funeral is the next day. He was important to all of them, but they only realise the extent of his significance when they meet.
BBC Manchester


Writer: Ken Blakeson
Director: Tony Cliff
Ron: Malcolm Hebden
Jean: Rosalind Ayres
Julia: Susan Tracy
JOSh: Martin Jarvis
Frances: Carole Hayman
Taxi driver: Charles Foster

: Fritz SpiegPs Musical Alphabet

This week ' Y ' is for Ysaye, Yradier and yodelling. Records

: Bookshelf

: Story Time

The Householder (9)

: PM

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


Presenters: Robert Williams
Presenters: Susannah Simons

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: Any Answers?

A chance to air your views on some of the subjects raised in last week's Any Questions, Introduced by David Jacobs
Producer ROBIN HICKS BBC Bristol


Introduced By: David Jacobs
Producer: Robin Hicks

: It's a Bargain

Norman Tozer with how to get the best value for your hard-earned cash. (Repeated: Sot 7.50 am)


Unknown: Norman Tozer

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Fri 1.40 pm) Cast for the week:
BBC Birmingham


Written By: Hflen Leadbeater
Dan Archer: Edgar Harrison
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
David: Nigel Carrivick
Laura: Betty McDowall
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Jack Woolley: Arnold Peters
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville
Martha Woodford: Mollie Harris
Joe Grundy: Haydn Jones
Neil Carter: Brian Hewleit
Colonel Danby: Ballard Berkeley
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Pobin Catchpole: Edward McCarthy

: Time for Verse

Jeni Couzyn presents the work of Stevie Smith - ' our most original contemporary poet in England '. Readers


Unknown: Jeni Couzyn
Unknown: Stevie Smith
Readers: Hugh Dickson
Readers: Jane Knowles
Producer: Alec Reid

: Bournemouth Sinfonietta

direct from the Winter Gardens, Bournemouth conducted by Volker Wangenheim leader RONALD THOMAS Ralph Holmes (violin)
Corelli Concerto Grosso in f, Op 6 No 6
Haydn Symphony No 78, in c minor
Viotti Violin Concerto No 22, in A minor


Leader: Volker Wangenheim
Leader: Ronald Thomas
Violin: Ralph Holmes

: * A Sideways Look at

by Anthony Smith


Unknown: Anthony Smith

: Bournemouth Sinfonietta

Part 2
Mozart Symphony No 40, in G minor. BBC Bristol

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer RICHARD DUNN


Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Richard Dunn

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Anthony Howard reporting


Unknown: Anthony Howard

: A Book at Bedtime

Anna of the Five Towns 9) long wave only

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: Today in Parliament

long wave only

: News

Wrather 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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