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: News

: Farming Today

: Yours Faithfully

A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent Gerald Priestland
S.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Gerald Priestland

: News

: On Your Farm

A weekly review of the agricultural scene.
Producer ALLAN WRIGHT BBC Scotland


Producer: Allan Wright

: It's a Bargain

with Norman Tozer
7.55 Weather: programme news


Unknown: Norman Tozer

: News

: Sport on 4

with Tony Lewis
Athletics: PETER BRACKLET looks back on the opening night of Robinson's Barley Water AAA Championships at
Crystal Palace, and ahead to today's highlights.
Swimming: PETER JONES reports on the young talent emerging in the Optrex ASA National
Championships at Leeds. Plus news of the US PGA Golf Championship. A Radio Sport and ob production


Unknown: Tony Lewis
Unknown: Peter Bracklet
Unknown: Peter Jones

: Breakaway

Introduced by Bernard Falk , with NIGEL COOMBS and SUSAN MARLING including Continental Travel Information and News at 9.0


Introduced By: Bernard Falk
Unknown: Nigel Coombs
Unknown: Susan Marling
Producer: Jenny Marshall

: News Stand

John Ardagh takes a look at the weekly magazines. Producer MIKE GILLIAM


Unknown: John Ardagh
Producer: Mike Gilliam

: Newseries Where's the Party?

A four-part series
1: The Conservative Party What do constituency workers do? What do they feel about their leaders? Conservative activists around the country have been talking to Robert Carvel.


Unknown: Robert Carvel.
Unknown: Rosemary Phillipson

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 42; Jesus. Lord, we look to thee (BBC HB 374);
Psalm 84; Ephesians 2, vv 11-22 (rsv); 0 thou not made with hands (BBC HB 180)

: Pick of the Week

with Margaret Howard


Unknown: Margaret Howard

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC Correspondents talk about the countries in which they work.

: News

: A Small Country Living

Jeanine McMullen talks to those who run their own businesses and keep animals and poultry on a small scale,
Written and compiled by JEANINE MCMULLEN
Producer SARAH PITT BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Mon 10.2 am)


Talks: Jeanine McMullen
Unknown: Jeanine McMullen
Producer: Sarah Pitt

: The News Quiz

The last seven days put in a questionable way by Simon Hoggarl to guests including
Alan Coren
Richard Ingrams and Ann Leslie
Written and compiled by JOHN LANGDON Producer
(Repeated: Mon 6.30 pm)
12.55 Weather;
Programme news


Unknown: Simon Hoggarl
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Richard Ingrams
Unknown: Ann Leslie
Unknown: John Langdon
Producer: Danny Greenstone

: News

: With Great Pleasure

Melvyn Bragg with poetry from and about Cumbria.
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg

: News

: Wildlife

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Prayers for Timothy by HADRIAN ROGERS Betsy Boston is a concerned and caring Parent who wants what she thinks is best for her son - a good education, a Job. a girlfriend. She enlists ' outside ' help to achieve her aims. and she appears to be successful.
BBC Birmingham
(Repeated: Tues 11.5 am)


Directed By: Peter Windows
Betsy Boston: Patricia Greene
Timothy: Terry Molloy
Joseph Boston: Roger Hume
Brenda: Bedli Niklaus
Mr Virgil: John Baddeley

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports


Unknown: Geoff Watts

: Enquire Within

Let Neil Landor answer your questions.
(Rptd: Thurs 11.50 am)


Unknown: Neil Landor
Producer: Simon Elmes

: Novels Up to Now

Eight programmes on the novel since the war.
4: Staying on the Island Anthony Curtis looks at what he calls' the desert island school of fiction ' - novels in which characters are immured by circumstances from which there is no escape. Extracts read by ELIZABETH PROUD and GAVIN CAMPBELL Producer FRANCES DONNELLY long wave only


Unknown: Gavin Campbell
Producer: Frances Donnelly

: Profile

Labour MP for Fife
Central, Willie Hamilton long wave only


Unknown: Willie Hamilton

: Does He Take Sugar?

A magazine of interest to disabled listeners.
Presenter Marilyn Alan Editor MARLENE PEASE long wave only


Presenter: Marilyn Alan
Editor: Marlene Pease

: Of the First Water

An Edwardian lantern slide lecture in which
Professor James Dickinson , aided by tableaux vivants, entertains his audience with the history of the charming spa town of Buxton and its waters.
Devised and written by BRIAN THOMPSON
Directed by ALFRED BRADLEY Producer KAY JAMIESON BBC Manchester long wave only


Unknown: Professor James Dickinson
Written By: Brian Thompson
Directed By: Alfred Bradley
Producer: Kay Jamieson
Lecturer: Frank Middlemass
Player: Peter John
Player: Susan Tracy
Pianist: Brian Fitzgerald

: Injury Time

long wave only
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news: long wave only

: News

followed bv Continental Travel Information

: Desert Island Discs

Terry Hands , Artistic Director of the Royal
Shakespeare Company. (Repeated: Fri 9.5 am)


Artistic: Terry Hands

: Stop the Week Again with Robert Robinson

Second of nine repeats Producer MICHAEL EMBER


Producer: Michael Ember

: Baker's Dozen

Richard Baker presents entertainment on record. Producer RAY ABBOTT
(Repeated: Wed 11.5 am)


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Saturday-Night Theatre

Private View by PETER LING withand
Far from being a ' rough diamond ', young Gil Foley is the sort of broken glass you could so easily cut yourself on. And when he lurches into Sarah's life, everyone warns her against him. There's their age and class difference for a start. But Sarah is an obstinate and independent lady.
Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON (Repeated: Mon 3.2 pm)
9.58 Weather


Unknown: Peter Ling
Unknown: Gil Foley
Directed By: David Johnston
Sarah: Alexandra Bastedo
Gil: Sebastian Stride
Adrian: Keith Smith
Restaurant manager: Alan Dudley
Mr Tuffin: Haydn Wood
Julie Wilkinson: Patience Tomlinson
Tom Wilkinson: Christopher Scott
Martin Cass: George Parsons
Bryony Caldwell: Jean Trend
Jim Hanna: Barry Dennen
Cleo: Valerie Murray

: News

: Beloved Emma

written and performed by Elizabeth Morgan 'Nelson's Alpha and Omega is Emma, my affection and love is beyond even this world.' So wrote the Admiral to his adored mistress. Off Cadiz, he wrote requesting that Emma and their daughter
Horatia be legacies to the nation, ' to be given ample provision to maintain their rank in life. These favours I ask of my King and country at this moment when I am going to fight their battle.' His favours were forever unheeded.
(Repeated: Wed 4.0 pm)


Unknown: Elizabeth Morgan
Producer: Gerry Jones

: Lighten Our Darkness

An evening meditation led by Colin Semper


Unknown: Colin Semper

: New Voices

Young people challenge one another's opinions. 2: Work: A New Way of Lifet
Taking part Chris Auty,
Roberta Davies , Phil May and Carmen Wootton. In the Chair
Barbara Myers


Unknown: Roberta Davies
Unknown: Carmen Wootton.
Unknown: Barbara Myers
Producer: Julian Hale

: Ray Gosling

visits Beverley in North Humberside

: 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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