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: News Briefing

News.weather, papers and sport

: Farming Week

pre.senteddirectfromthe RovatSmithfietdShew.
London, by AUan Wright BBL'.Scottond
6.25 Shipping forecast toT!f;tcarfonfM

Contributors

Unknown: Auan Wright

: Today

presenters John Timpson andLibbyPurves
6.45* Prayer for the Day THE REV DR JOHN NEWTON 7.e.S.O Today's \ews ReadbvcouNCORAN
7.3C. S.M News headiines
7.45' Thought for the Day

Contributors

Presenters: John Timpson
Unknown: Dr John Newton

: The Week on 4

A took ahead withChristopherStad<

: Miles Kington

again tries to set the record straight with the help of the BBC Sound Archives
(Repeated: Fri 11.45 pm)

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

Fiftynveminutesof unpredictable and tivety conversationfromthe personatiticswhowiltbe tn the news this week. Producer Pt:THR ESTALL (Repcottedat7.20pm)

: News

: Money Box

: Dai!y Service

NEM, p 106; That Virgin's chi)d(B!'83);Psatmt21; Isaiah 7, vv 14. 10, 16 <AV);TheLordmy pasture shaUprepare (BBC m 477) tonouJaueontM

: Morning Story

The Bread of Adversity by Nick Yapp
Read by Sandra Clark
'"You must leave Tom." Harript said."I've watched you for years now.... You're going under. You're losing your identity. You've got to leave him'"'
Producer MITCH RAPER

: News

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: Down Your Way

Brian Johnstonvisitsthe new town of Livingston in West Lothian.
He hnds out how the townbegan.howit's developing, and meet* some of the people wht live there.
Producer ANTHONY SMtTt BBC Bristot
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Contributors

Unknown: Brian Johnstonvisitsthe

: Poetry Ptease!

Presented by Dannie Abse Readers wtLHAM SQUtpE.
FRANCES HOROVITZ. Producer BRIAN PATTEN. BBC Bristol (Repeated. Friday 4.5 pm) long wave only

Contributors

Presented By: Dannie Abse
Unknown: Frances Horovitz.
Producer: Brian Patten.

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Bi!) Brocket Editor DAViDHARUtNG

: What Ho! Jeeves

Jeeves and the Feuda)
Spirit by p. G. woDEHOtjSf: The iast of six parts
Je'ct'p.sMostcrmtnd
L. G. Trotter NORMAN BtRD
Adapted by RtfHARD USBORNE
Producer DAVtD HATCH
(Ftr.ft broadcast in 1979)
12.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Unknown: L. G. Trotter Norman
Adapted By: Rtfhard Usborne
Producer: Davtd Hatch
Jeevps: Michael Hordprn
Bertie Wooster: Richard Briers
Aunt Dalhia: Vivian Picmea
Stiiton Cheesewrtght: James Vihiers
Lady Florence Craye: Liza Goddard
Percy Gorringe: Jonathan Cech
Mrs Trotter: Dtana Ktng
Daphne: Dolores Morehead
SeppingS: Davtftate

: TheWoWdat One: News

Presenter Brian Widtake EditorCEREK LEWtS

Contributors

Presenter: Brian Widtake
Editor: Cerek Lewts

: The Archers

(Broodcost Fftda;; 7.5 pm)
1.55Shipping forecast tonou?aupontt/

: News

long wave only

: Woman's Hour

withSucMacGrpgor during the week some
Talking Point discussions, Your Letters and other topics. Among these today Rcpfontatjon; amputation is no longer the irreversible condition it used to be. thanks to the techniques of microsurgery.KARENDECO reports.
Forthcowtno Attractions: f:f'RDON cow previews ii!ms on BBC television during the next fortnight. Journey toAmritsar bv JUDY KtNG abridged in five parts bV !*AT MCLOUGHUN
Read by BRENDA BRucf : (S) Editor WVN KKTHVLKS long wave only

Contributors

Read By: Brenda Brucf
Editor: Wvn Kkthvlks

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

The Autottomous Murder Comptex hyFREDERtCKBRADNUM

: Piano Parlour

Patricia Carroll introduces and plays pieces from her large collection of Victorian piano music.

: Story Time

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Edwin Drood (11)

Contributors

Unknown: Edwin Drood

: PM

Presenters Gordon Oeugh and Robert WiHiamfi onVHFMntit5.55
5.50 Shipping forecast tono M'afe ont:)
5.55 Weather. programme news

: The Six O'Oock News

ineiuding Finaneiat Report

: The News Quiz

: News

: The Archers

(Repeatcd.Tupsl.40pm)

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

(Kertsee(rcpeatojf9.Sam)

: The Monday Play: The Levant Trilogy: 3: The Sum of Things

by Olivia Manning
with Anna Massey, Jack Shepherd and Tim Woodward. Harriet and Guy Pringle are separated. Guy persuaded his wife for the sake of her health to leave Cairo and to sail back to England. But there are rumours that Harriet's boat has been torpedoed. Guy also learns that the young officer, Simon Boulderstone, has been severely wounded.
(Repeated. Sun 2.30 pm) (Tim Woodward is a National Theatre player)

Contributors

Author: Olivia Manning
Director: David Spenser
Harriet Pringle: Anna Massey
Guy Pringle: Jack Shepherd
Simon Boulderstone: Tim Woodward
Dobbie Dobson: Stephen Thorne
Jake Jackman: Peter Craze
Aidan Pratt: John Livesey
Edwina Little: Frances Jeater
Angela Hooper: Sheila Grant
Major Cookson: Alan Dudley
Major Lister: Nicholas Courtney
Mona Castlebar: Rosalind Adams
Mortimer: Theresa Streatfetld
Phil: Judy Franklin
Ross: Peter Wickham
Hatai: Stefan Kalipha
Major Brody: Michael Tudor Barnes
Beltado: Geoffrey Matthews
Jolly: Pauline Letts
Corporal: Spencer Banks

: Kaleidoscope

A nightly review of books, films, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
Presenter Paut Vaughan Producer JANE STENNING Editor ROSEMARY HART

Contributors

Editor: Rosemary Hart

: Weather

: TheWortd Tonight: News

withChartesWheeter Editor KENGOtJD;E

: Science Now

Presented by Peter Evans Producer CEBORAH COHEN

Contributors

Presented By: Peter Evans
Producer: Ceborah Cohen

: A Book at Bedtime

ThcPoor Mouth by FLANN O'BRtEN transiatedinit parts by PATRICK C. POWER
ReadbypATfttCKMACEE (11)
Producer MAURICE LEtTCH tons tfat'e on[j;

Contributors

Unknown: Patrick C. Power
Producer: Maurice Lettch

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: News

Weather report; forecast foDowed 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.

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