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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

With John Timpson and Wendy Jones , and reports from Blackpool on the last day of this year's
Trades Union Congress. S.45* Prayer for the Day THE REV RICHARD HARRIES
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.30, 8.30 News headlines-
7.45* Thought for the Day

Contributors

Unknown: John Timpson
Unknown: Wendy Jones
Unknown: Richard Harries
Read By: Bryan Martin

: Seven Graham Greene Short Stories

2: The Overnight Bag ' I don't want it
Squashed,' he said. ' It's a matter of respect '.
What have you got in Your precious bag? ' she asked him angrily.
8.59 Continental Travel Information

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Alan Jones , the 1980 World Champion racing driver, chooses his eight records and discusses them with ROY PLOMLEY
Producer DEREK DRESCHER

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Jones
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Producer: Derek Drescher

: The Memoirs of J. K. Galbraith

The last of six readings by PROFESSOR GALBRAITH adapted from his new book A Life in Our Times which has just been Published in Britain* Last Chapter
Now a best-selling writer. Ken Galbraith tells how. With hospitality from Trinity College,
Cambridge, he came to distil and to develop The Affluent Societu and The New Industrial State into Economics and the Public Purpose - and what happened to him subsequently.

Contributors

Unknown: Ken Galbraith

: News

: International Assignment

What makes a sports superstar? How do other countries mould their world-standard sportsmen and women? Mike Ingham looks at the careers of greats like Nichlaus, Borg and Pete.
A Radio News production by ADAM RAPHAEL

Contributors

Unknown: Mike Ingham

: Daily Service

NEM, p 42; In the cross of Christ I glory
: Psalm 122; Wisdom of Solomon 13, vv 1-9 and 15, vv 1-3 (rsv); Son of God, eternal Saviour <BBC HB 377) long wave only

: Morning Story

The Biter Bit bV WILLIAM SANSOM
Read by Charlie Chester

Contributors

Read By: Charlie Chester

: News

: Natural Selection

A selection of personal experiences with wild creatures.
Malcolm Coe chooses the gecko.
Producer
ANNE BLAIR GOULD BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown: Malcolm Coe
Producer: Anne Blair

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Bill Breckon

Contributors

Presenter: Bill Breckon

: The Year in Question

12.55 Weather: programme news

: The World at One: News

Presenter Brian Widlake

Contributors

Presenter: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

: Woman's Hour

Introduced from
Cardiff by Noreen Bray
Bass is Beautiful: so says BRONWEN NAISH - the only woman double-bass soloist in the world.
Where Sheep May Safely Graze: nowhere do sheep presume greater rights than in ROY NORLE'S home town in South Wales.
Producer MEGAN EMERY BBC Wales
A Forgotten Season (7)

Contributors

Bass: Noreen Bray
Unknown: Bronwen Naish

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Tidal Race by CHRISTOPHER RUSSELL A tanker has gone aground, spilling a lot of oil, and the coastguard station mounts a full-scale anti-pollution exercise. Meanwhile the normal work goes on, which on this day includes two missing canoeists and rapidly thickening fog.
Directed by BRIAN DEAN (Paul Webster is a member of The Royal
Shakespeare Company)

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Russell
Directed By: Brian Dean
Directed By: Paul Webster
Freddie Leadbetter: Ronald Herdman
Doug Spiring: Edward Kelsey
Herbie Summers: Haydn Jones
Joe Morgan: John Bott
Ray Briggs: Paul Webster
Colin Parkes: David Learner
Margaret Spiring: Diana Bishop
Sally Hardy: Rosalind Adams
Les Garficld: Haydn Wood
David Hardy: David McAlister
James Westwood: Nicholas Courtney
Terry Mercer: Spencer Banks
Helicopter Pilot: John Webb

: Weigh-in

: Morality

Four programmes examining the moral mood and standards of people in contemporary Britain.
1: Violence and Killing Is violence justified if in self-defence? Are there any circumstances which make it right to kill others - or oneself?
Presenter Derek Robinson Producer DANIEL SNOWMAN

Contributors

Presenter: Derek Robinson
Producer: Daniel Snowman

: Story Time

A London Girl of the 1980s by M. V. HUGHES. abridged in 11 parts by ZOE BAILEY Read by AVRIL ELGAR (11)

Contributors

Unknown: M. V. Hughes.
Unknown: Zoe Bailey
Read By: Avril Elgar

: PM

with Gordon Clough and Susannah Simons on VHF until 5.55
5.50 Shipping forecast lonfpuave only
5.55 Weather: programme news

Contributors

Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Susannah Simons

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: Going Places

with Clive Jacobs
Tom Boswell tests the Triumph Bonneville 'Royal'.
Including Continental Travel Information
Producer JENNY MARSHALL Editor GEOFF DOBSON

Contributors

Unknown: Clive Jacobs
Unknown: Tom Boswell
Producer: Jenny Marshall
Editor: Geoff Dobson

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Mon 1.40 pm)

: Pick of the Week

with Margaret Howard
Producer ALASTAIR WILSON (Repeated: Sat 10.45 am)

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Howard
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: Profile

A personal portrait
(Repeated; Sat 4.10 pm)

: Any Questions?

The Rt lion Norman St John-Stevas , mp Ann Mallalien
The Rev John Bach and Chief Constable John Alderson tackle the issues raised by the audience at Tiverton, Devon.
Chairman David Jacobs Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 1.10 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Norman St John-Stevas
Unknown: Ann Mallalien
Unknown: John Bach
Unknown: John Alderson
Unknown: David Jacobs
Producer: Carole Stone

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke
(Repeated: Sun 9.15 am)

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Kaleidoscope

includes Winston Churchill : The
Wilderness Years, a new book by Martin Gilbert and the current ITV serial starring Robert Hardy in the title role; and British Sculpture in the 20th Century (1901-1950). the first part of a major exhibition at the Whitechapel Art Gallery, London.
Presented by Michael Billington
Producer BRIAN BARFIELD =
9.59 Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Winston Churchill
Book By: Martin Gilbert
Unknown: Robert Hardy
Presented By: Michael Billington
Producer: Brian Barfield

: The World Tonight: News

John Morgan reporting

Contributors

Unknown: John Morgan

: Week Ending

The first of a new series. An irreverently critical look back at the week's news, with Bill Wallis ,
David Tate , Sheila Steafel Chris Emmett and the music of David Firman
Written by GUY JENKIN JOHN LANGDON , RICHARD QUICK, JEREMY BROWNE
HOB SINFIELD , TONY SARCHET and PETER BICKEY Producer
PAUL MAYHEW-ARCHER
(Repeated: Sat 5.25 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Sheila Steafel
Unknown: Chris Emmett
Unknown: David Firman
Unknown: Jenkin John Langdon
Unknown: Jeremy Browne
Unknown: Hob Sinfield
Unknown: Tony Sarchet
Unknown: Peter Bickey
Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

: A Book at Bedtime

The Turn of the Screw (5) by HENRY JAMES long wave only

Contributors

Unknown: Henry James

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: On Rising Before Day

Sketches from an Italian Notebook
In the first of three programmes,
Frank Delaney makes a literary pilgrimage to Italy in search of the people and the places which captivated Hilaire Belloc , Elizabeth Bowen and Edward Lear.
Brown-Remembered Hills Producer SIMON ELMES

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Delaney
Unknown: Hilaire Belloc
Unknown: Elizabeth Bowen
Unknown: Edward Lear.
Producer: Simon Elmes

: Friday Treat

with Dilly Barlow long wave only

Contributors

Unknown: Dilly Barlow

: News

Weather report: forecast followed by an interlude
12.15-12.23* am Shipping forecast; inshore forecast








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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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