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: Morning Has Broken

6.55 Weather;
Programme new*

: News

: Sunday Papers

7.15 Apna Hi
Ghar Samajhiye : for Asians BBC Birmingham long wave only
7.45 Bells: long wave only 7,50 The Shape of God
"KACONESS SHELAGH BROWN with a reflection for the Third Sunday of Easter (Luke 24, vv 13-35) long wave only
7.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only


Unknown: Ghar Samajhiye
Unknown: Kaconess Shelagh Brown

: News

long ware only

: Sunday Papers

'Broadcast at 7.10 am) long wave only

: Sunday

A weekly look at religious news at home and abroad Presenter Clive Jacobs Producer DAVID WINTER long wave only


Presenter: Clive Jacobs
Producer: David Winter

: Week's Good Cause

JON SNOW appeals on behalf of the New
Horizon Youth Centre which provides help and advice for young people from all over Britain who come to London to escape problems at home or to look for work.
Donations, preferably by crossed PO or cheque, to: Jon Snow , New Horizon, [address removed] long wave only
8.55 Weather:
Programme news


Unknown: Jon Snow

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from Lvndon Methodist Church Centre, Solihull conducted by the Minister THE REV PETER D. SMITH Hymns (Partners in Praise): God is love (30); Living Lord (109); One more step along the world I go (97); Christ is alive, let Christians sing (87); Christ the Lord is risen today (Methodist HB 204)
Reading: Luke 24, vv 13-35 Organist j. BARRIE DAVIS BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Peter D. Smith
Organist: J. Barrie Davis

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Directed by ANTON GILL Producer
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
BBC Birmingham


Directed By: Anton Gill
Producer: William Smethurst
Editor: Anthony Parkin

: Weekend

Introduced by June Knox-Mawer who meets the Employment
Secretary, The Rt Hon Jim Prior , mp, and his wife Jane at their London home; and presents some Woman's Hour highlights.


Introduced By: June Knox-Mawer
Unknown: Jim Prior

: The Lord of the Rings

by J. R. R. TOLKIEN prepared for radio in 26 episodes by BRIAN SIBLEY starring
9: The Mirror of Galadriel ' With a terrible cry the Balrog fell forward. But even as it fell it swung its whip, and the thongs lashed and curled about the wizard's knees dragging him to the brink. Gandalf staggered and fell, grasped vainly at the stone, and slid into the abyss. " Fly. you fools! " he cried, and was gone.' with With HAYDN WOOD GRAHAM FAULKNER MARTYN READ and CHRISTOPHER SCOTT
Music composed and conducted by STEPHEN Oliver. Episode adapted bV MICHAEL BAKEWELL Directed by PENNY LEICESTER
(Repeated: Wed 10.30 pm) (Gerard Murphy is a member of the RSC)


Unknown: J. R. R. Tolkien
Unknown: Brian Sibley
Unknown: Haydn Wood
Unknown: Graham Faulkner
Unknown: Christopher Scott
Conducted By: Stephen Oliver.
Directed By: Penny Leicester
Unknown: Gerard Murphy
Frodo: Ian Holm
Gandalf: Michael Hordern
Aragorn: Robert Stephens
Sam: William Nighy
Legolas: David Collings
Gimli: Douglas Livingstone
Boromir: Michael Graham Cox
Merry: Richard O'Callaghan
Pippin: John McAndrew
Gollum: Peter Woodthorpe
Galadriel: Marian Diamond
Celeborn: Simon Cadell
the Narrator: Gerard Murphy

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper explores the world of food and drink. Producer JOY HATWOOD
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

Ken Ford invites Geoffrey Smith. Bill Sowerbutts and Professor Alan Gemmell to answer questions which listeners have sent in by post. BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 10.2 am)


Unknown: Ken Ford
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Professor Alan Gemmell

: Afternoon Theatre

Cirrhosis Park by FREDERICK BRADNUM with Alfred Burke
Robert Lang , Sylvia Syms and Caroline Mortimer
Peter Hardinge has made a lot of money and drunk a lot of booze. One destroyed his soul and the other his liver. He's now an embarrassment to his family who'd be glad if he would just peg out quietly and let them get on with spending his money. But he has one last go before he gives in to them entirely.
Directed by JANE MORGAN


Unknown: Frederick Bradnum
Unknown: Alfred Burke
Unknown: Robert Lang
Unknown: Sylvia Syms
Unknown: Caroline Mortimer
Unknown: Peter Hardinge
Directed By: Jane Morgan
Peter Hardinge: Alfred Burke
Joe Bradgate: Robert Lang
DiXOn: Adrian Egan
Marjorie Hardinge: Sylvia Syms
Oliver: William Relton
Sarah: Josie Kidd
Lucy: Tammy Ustinov
Henrietta Wiedmeyer: Caroline Mortimer
Bateman: Philip Fox
Cripps: Brian Carroll
Dolly: Liza Flanagan

: News

long wave only

: Round Europe Quiz - 1981

Round One
4: France v England
France: Anthony Quinton (chairman) with Professor Henry Appia and Professor
Paul-Gabriel Bouce of the University of Paris
England: Gordon Clough (chairman) with Irene Thomas and John Julius Norwich Question researcher CHRISTOPHER WEBB
Producer TREVOR HILL BBC Manchester long wave only


Unknown: Anthony Quinton
Unknown: Professor Henry Appia
Unknown: Paul-Gabriel Bouce
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: John Julius Norwich
Unknown: Christopher Webb

: The Living World

A lazy man's wildlife garden ... or how to avoid gardening on environmental grounds. A radio nature trail amidst the nesting birds, cowslips and crested newts that live in Dr Bob Stebbings 's garden.
Presented by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Thurs 9.30 am) long wave only


Unknown: Dr Bob Stebbings
Presented By: Derek Jones
Producer: John Harrison

: Feedback

long wave only

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits
Arundel in West Sussex. He has a guided tour of Arundel Castle; goes to a wildfowl reserve; Potter's Museum of Curiosity: the Roman Catholic Cathedral where he hears about a carpet of flowers; and talks to Lavinia, Duchess of Norfolk, about racing and Arundel cricket.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Tues 12.20 pm) long wave only
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather: programme news: long wave only


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News

: The Buckingham Palace Connection

A five-part serial dramatised for radio by TED WILLIS from his own novel
The story begins with Ted Willis attending Question Time in the House of Lords in 1976: it goes back to the House of Special Purpose in Ekaterinburg in war-torn Russia of 1918, the house in which the Tsar and the Imperial Royal Family were murdered - or were they? And what is The Buckingham Palace Connection?
1: An Interview with the King
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN (Repeated: Wed 12.27 pm)


Unknown: Ted Willis
Directed By: Glyn Dearman
himself: Ted Willis
Lord Tremayne: Maurice Denham
Captain Tremayne: Jeremy Clyde
Lady Tremayne,: Joyce Carey
Meg: Elizabeth Proud
George V: Michael Aldridge
Lloyd George: Victor Spinetti
Maria Astakhov: Miriam Margolyes
Baroness Ward: Margaret Robertson
Stamfordham: William Fox
Lord Whitby: Anthony Newlands
Kolya: Nicholas Courtney
Landlord: Alan Dudley
Percy: Malcolm Hayes
Verger: David McAlister
Soldier: John Livesey
Sailor: Christopher Scott

: Would You Go to a Healer?

Healers are a sometimes controversial group, looked at with scepticism by many of the medical profession. Jocelyn Ryder-Smith focuses on one healer,
Bruce MacManaway , and talks to the people around him: doctors, scientists and patients. Your judgments of what they say may help you decide if you would go to a healer.
Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham
(First broadcast in 1978) (Can You Learn to Be a Healer?: Thurs 11.5 am)


Unknown: Bruce MacManaway

: Bookshelf

Frank Delaney introduces the magazine programme about the books you read, borrow and buy.
Producer ALASTAIR WILSON (Repeated: Thurs 4.15 pm)


Introduces: Frank Delaney
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: Music to Remember

BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA conducted by SEIJI OZAWA Haydn Symphony No 102, in B flat
Mozart Sinfonia
Concertante, in E flat (K 364)
(From the Music Shed,
Tanglewood, Mass. WCRB recording from Boston
Symphony Transcription Trust)


Conducted By: Seiji Ozawa
Violin: Burton Fine

: News

: Precious Bane

by MARY WEBB , dramatised for radio in three parts by MICHELENE WANDOR, with Miriam Margolyes as Pru Terry Molloy as Gideon Peter Davidson as Kester Penelope Lee as Mrs Sarn 2: Raising
Venus Pru and Gideon's hard work on the farm promises a good yield of corn, a step towards Gideon's desire for wealth. But Pru finds herself increasingly disturbed by her brother's single-mindedness and aware of the presence of the weaver. Kester Woodseaves , in her thoughts.
Traditional folk music sung and played by SUE HARRIS, JOHN KIRKPATRICK and ANN WELLER. Directed by VANESSA WHITBURN BBC Birmingham
(Repeated: Tues 3.2 pm)


Unknown: Mary Webb
Unknown: Miriam Margolyes
Unknown: Pru Terry Molloy
Unknown: Gideon Peter Davidson
Unknown: Kester Penelope Lee
Unknown: Mrs Sarn
Unknown: Venus Pru
Unknown: Kester Woodseaves
Unknown: John Kirkpatrick
Unknown: Ann Weller.
Jancis Beguildy: Elspeth Charlton
Mrs Beguildy: Jill Meers
Wizard Beguildy: Robert Vahey
Squire Camperdine: David Vann
Mrs Grimble: Ysanne Churchman
Grimble: Gordon Reid
Huglet: Malcolm Gerard
Callard: John Rowe
Miller's Tim: Peter O'Dwyer
Apothecary: Stephen Hancock

: Weather

: News

: The British Seafarer

A history in 26 parts in the words of those who have made the history. 19: The Afate, the Bosun and the Cook
The captain was God (or the devil) and looms large in literature. But in reality the sailor was much more concerned with ' what's the mate like? Who's going bosun? And who's sailing cook then? '
Programme consultant and presenter Campbell McMurray , Assistant
Keeper. Department of Printed Books and MSS, National Maritime Museum
Composed and directed by MICHAEL MASON
Book (same title), f9.95 hardback, £5.95 paperback, from bookshops


Readers: Anthony Hall
Readers: John Hollis
Readers: Michael Shannon
Unknown: Steve Hodson
Unknown: Leonard Maguire
Unknown: Gordon Gostelow
Presenter: Campbell McMurray
Directed By: Michael Mason

: Before the Ending of the Day

The evening office of Compline

: Inside Parliament

Westminster committeei at work - extracts and discussions.
Presenter Noel Lewis Producer PETER ROBINS


Presenter: Noel Lewis
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.

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