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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

Presented from the South East by Bryan Flatt A regional view of farming in the week ahead.
6.25 Shipping forecast lone wave only


Unknown: Bryan Flatt

: Today

Presenters John Timpson and Wendy Jones
6.45* Praucr for the Day THE REV WILF WILKINSON 7.t, 8.0 Today's News Read bv BRIAN PERKINS
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presenters: John Timpson
Presenters: Wendy Jones
Unknown: Wilf Wilkinson
Unknown: Brian Perkins

: The Giant Under the Snow

Part 2

: News

: Tuesday Call: [number removed]

Whatever the season. there's always a succession of jobs awaiting the amateur handyman. whether it routine maintenance or some major alteration. How ambitious can the home handyman be?
What tools make which job easier? Are there any short cuts?
Put your questions to Tony Wilkins , editor of Do it yourself magazine. In the Chair
Sue MacGregor Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Lines open from 8.0 am


Unknown: Tony Wilkins

: News

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the countries they work in.

: Daily Service

NEM, p 5; Angels from the realms of glorv <BBC HB
42); Psalm 96; Hebrews 1. vv 1-9. 13-14 and 2, vv 1-4 (RSV); Past three o'clock (Carols for Choirs 2; 33) lona wave only

: Morning Story

The Day of the Ox bv GEORGE MACKAY BROWN Read bv John Shedden Producer BRUCE YOUNG BBC Scotland


Unknown: MacKay Brown
Unknown: John Shedden
Producer: Bruce Young

: News

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Distant Relations by MICHAEL SNELGROVE with Alan Rowe as Bernard and Geoffrey Bayldon as Geoffrey Bernard and Geoffrey have been friends for years. They are kept together by their love of cricket, but gradually they discover that perhaps that is not the only love they shared. Directed by CHRISTOPHERVENNINO


Unknown: Michael Snelgrove
Unknown: Alan Rowe
Unknown: Geoffrey Bayldon
Unknown: Geoffrey Bernard

: Wildlife

' ... Are the centipedes living off the woodlice in much the same way that we herd cattle? '
More solutions and surprises from this week's bevy of biologists.
Presented by Derek Jones Producer BRIAN LEITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 2.5 pm)


Presented By: Derek Jones
Producer: Brian Leith

: News

: You and Yours

investigates the changing face of department stores. As the pace of modern shopping quickens, the traditional department store is being left in the cold. They are forced to close altogether, or dramatically revamp their image.
Jenni Mills reports. Producer JULIA PIPER


Unknown: Jenni Mills

: Quote.... Unquote

More bon motley with Nigel Rees and guests Douglas Adams Jill Craigie
Frank Delaney and Henry Livings Quotations read by RONALD FLETCHER
Producer ALAN NIXON (Rptd: Wed 10.30 pm)
12.55 Weather: programme news


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Douglas Adams
Unknown: Jill Craigie
Unknown: Frank Delaney
Read By: Ronald Fletcher
Producer: Alan Nixon

: The World at One: News

Presenter Peter Run with voices and topics in and behind the headlines


Presenter: Peter Run

: The Archers

1.65 Shipping forecast tono wave only

: News

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor , including Games People Play:
6: Mahjong. LUCIA WOODS and friends explain the fascination of this oriental game.
Not Drounino. But
Waving: JAMES MCGIBBON remembers the poet Stevie Smith.
The Price of Light <2)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Lucia Woods
Unknown: James McGibbon
Unknown: Stevie Smith.

: News

: Tom Jones: 4: Masques and Milestones

by Henry Fielding.
Adapted for radio in six parts by Hallam Tennyson.
With Anton Lesser as Tom Jones, Kathryn Hurlbult as Sophia Western, Peter Jeffrey as Squire Western, Jill Balcon as Lady Bellaston, Hannah Gordon as Mrs Fitzpatrick, Annette Crosbie as Mrs Waters, and Martin Jarvis as Henry Fielding.
In which Sophia is mistaken for a Jacobite; a Gypsy King metes out his kind of justice; Tom Jones disarms a robber; Lady Bellaston arranges a 'conversation' with Tom; and Tom and Sophia are thwarted in a passionate embrace.
(Martin Jarvis is in "Caught in the Act" at the Garrick Theatre, London)


Author: Henry Fielding
Dramatist: Hallam Tennyson
Music: Ilona Sekacz
Director: Martin Jenkins
Tom Jones: Anton Lesser
Sophia Western: Kathryn Hurlbult
Squire Western: Peter Jeffrey
Lady Bellaston: Jill Balcon
Mrs Fitzpatrick: Hannah Gordon
Mrs Waters: Annette Crosbie
Henry Fielding: Martin Jarvis
Mr Fitzpatrick: Sean Barrett
Landlord: Fred Bryant
Landlord's Wife: Petra Davies
Parson Supple: Nicholas Courtney
Mr Partridge: John Warner
Traveller: George Parsons
Gypsy King: Ronald Herdman
Gypsy Witness: Andrew Secombe
Anderson: Hugh Dickson
Mrs Miller: Eva Stuart
Mr Nightingale: David McAlister
Nancy: Patience Tomlinson

: Kenneth Matthews Looks Back

The last of five recollections of a professional traveller. Two Ladies of Athens
1 Katy Law and Sophie, Duchess of Plaisance, were two richly eccentric ladies whose stories cried out to be unravelled and told.' Scries producer PADDY O'KEEFFE

: Dear Mr Shaw

A lighthearted look at the letters which many ordinary people wrote to Bernard Shaw and how he replied to them, with Richard Pasco as tire Narrator Allan McClelland as Bernard Shaw and the voices of Barbara Leigh Hunt and Hugh Ross Producer


Unknown: Vivian Elliot
Unknown: Bernard Shaw
Unknown: Richard Pasco
Narrator: Allan McClelland
Unknown: Bernard Shaw
Unknown: Barbara Leigh Hunt
Unknown: Hugh Ross
Producer: Vanessa Whitburn

: Story Time

The Lamp-post Marauders
Written and read in three Instalments by Celia Johnson (1)
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol


Unknown: Celia Johnson
Producer: Pamela Howe

: PM

5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: Never Too Late

Thora Hird
Avis Bunnage Megs Jenkins in Aftermath with Joe Gladwin John Graham


Unknown: Thora Hird
Unknown: Avis Bunnage
Unknown: Megs Jenkins
Unknown: Joe Gladwin
Unknown: John Graham
Written By: Terry Cregson
Producer: Edward Tavlor

: News

: The Archers

Written bv TERRY JAMES Script editor
(Repealed: Wed 1.40 pm) Cast for the fortnight:
BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Diane Culverhouse
Dan Archer: Edgar Harrison
Peggy Archer: June Spencer
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimori
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Archer: Judy Bennett
Christine: Lesley Saweard
George: Graham Roberts
Laura: Betty McDowall
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
John Tregorran: John Bott
Jack: Arnold Piters
Walter: Chris Gittins
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Joe Grundy: Haydn Jones
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Heather Bell
Jethro Larkin: George Hart
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Betty Tucker: Pamela Craig
Caroline: Sara Coward
Robin Catchpole: Edward McCarthy
Fraser: Peter Wickham

: Medicine Now

What s new in medical science? How well are the doctors looking after as? Geoff Walts reports on the health of medical care - from the research laboratory and the operating theatre to the dentist's chair and the cp's surgery.


Unknown: Geoff Walts
Producer: Geoff Deehan

: The Blessed Virgin Mary

Robert Foxeroft looks at the role of the Virgin
Mary in Christian history, devotion and controversy, and asks what connection there is between the young Galilean's mother of the Gospel records and the ' Mother of God ' whose veneration has dominated popular
Catholic piety since the Sth century.


Unknown: Robert Foxeroft

: Antony Hopkins

talking about music Each week, ANTONY HOPKINS explores a different musical work or topic, explaining his thoughts at the piano and with records.


Producer: Patrick Lambert

: In Touch

Snowdon reviews the effects of The International Year of Disabled People and discusses with blind youngsters some targets for future improvements. Presenter Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL
Blind listeners can phone in suggestions and comments relating to the programme on [number removed]8.30-10.0 pm
Free quarterly bulletins, summarising information broadcast, available from Room 816, Broadcasting House. London WIA IAA

: Kaleidoscope

Alan Hacker - Musician Extraordinary
' I don't want people to get the usual kind of polite thrill from music. I want them to feel disturbed. I want them to feel the anguish and sadness of the Brahms Clarinet Quintet. I want them to be shaken, the way that Bob Dylan could shake people ...' Paul VauKhan presents a profile of the virtuoso clarinettist Alan Hacker. whose exceptional career has embraced working with contemporary composers such as Alexander Goehr and Peter Maxwell
Davies: researching and performing classical music on authentic Instruments; and playing jazz with the Dankworths and Tony Coe He now lectures in music at York
University, organises the York Early Music
Festival and still finds time to give concerts with the newly-founded ClassicalOrchestra.


Unknown: Bob Dylan
Unknown: Paul Vaukhan
Clarinettist: Alan Hacker.
Unknown: Alexander Goehr
Unknown: Peter Maxwell
Unknown: Tony Coe
Producer: Brian Barfield

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

with Alexander MacLeod and voices and opinions from around the world


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod

: A Book at Bedtime

A Cab at the Door
2. Yorkshire Grandparent*

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4s international business report; market trends

: GemmeH's Garden: Winter Special

PROFESSOR ALAN GEMMELL visits Invercwe garden on the west coast of Scotland.


Unknown: Professor Alan Gemmell

: 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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