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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

Presenters John Tlmpson and Wendy Jones
6.45* Prayer for the Day THE REV MARK WILLIAMSON
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by PAULINE busiinell
7.30, 8.30 News headlines
7.45' Thought for the Day


Presenters: John Tlmpson
Presenters: Wendy Jones

: Yesterday in Parliament

8.57 Weather; travel

: News

: Tuesday Call[number removed]

Action Special on Unemployment
At least one in every two young people faces the prospect of leaving school for the dole queue this year. Should they stay on or make a fresh start in further education? What can a Youth Opportunities Programme offer them?
How will the government's new training initiative affect them? Should they consider voluntary or community work? Is self-employment a realistic option? Call and talk to Ray Hurst, Honorary
Secretary of the Institute of Careers Officers, and Guy Dauncey, author of The Unemployment
Sue MacGregor is in the Chair.
Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Lines open from 8.0 am


Unknown: Ray Hurst
Unknown: Guy Dauncey

: News

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: From Our Own Correspondent

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: Daily Service

from St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh nem, p 89; God Is our refuge and our strength (BBC iifl 454); Psalm 118, vv 1-14; Deuteronomy 32, vv 1-12 (rsv); How are thy servants blest, 0 Lord (BBC no 305) BBC Scotland long wave only

: Bus Stop Glasgow

2: With some of the cast of television's Maggie as passengers, the Radio 4 bus stops at the John Bosco School in the Gorbals. Roger McGough Is the conductor. Producer


Unknown: Roger McGough
Unknown: Margaret Hobsfield

: News

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: Thirty-Minute Theatre

No Joke by BERNARD MACLAVERTY long wave only


Unknown: Bernard MacLaverty

: Wildlife

Roger Lovegrove , Peter Ferns and Denis Owen tackle questions put by themembersofthee•
Gloucestershire Trust for Nature Conservation on their 21st anniversary.
Presented by Derek Jones Producer john HARRISON BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 3.5 pm) long wave only


Unknown: Roger Lovegrove
Unknown: Peter Ferns
Unknown: Denis Owen
Presented By: Derek Jones
Producer: John Harrison

: News

: You and Yours

News, views and advice for consumers.
Presenter Bill Breckon


Presenter: Bill Breckon

: Detective: The Placer

Stories of crime and detection in London by Robert Barr
(Repeated: Wed 10.30 pm)

12.55 Weather; travel; programme news


Written by: Robert Barr
Producer: Martin Fisher
Det-Sgt Brook: Ray Brooks
Det-Con Maxton: Christopher Blake
Chief Insp Roach: Stefhen Tutslet
Det-Con Harrison: Peter Cleall
Roy Howard: Tony Steedman
Fred Rees: Philip Talbot
George: Spencer Banks

: The World at One: News

Presenter Sir Robin Day with voices and topics In and behind the headlines

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

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: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor , including A Lot More Giving and Loving: ANN TENNANT looks at the work of an NSPCC day-care centre. Talk About Trees:
BILL MATTHEWS and JANE FINNIS discuss trees in general and looking after newly-planted ones in particular. The Intruder (10) long wave only


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Ann Tennant
Unknown: Bill Matthews
Unknown: Jane Finnis

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Operation Elvis by C. P. TAYLOR with I That's who I am, Elvis, Elvis Presley ... I mean,
I know I'm Male Robson, but I'm Elvis Presley, too. You'll see what 1 mean when I start telling you my story.'
... the whole production a model 01 restraint and powerfully imaginative resonance ... Tim Healey 's a virtuoso performance ...
Brian Hogg 's Michael brilliantly iudged. (the listener) Directed by Stewart CONN BBC Scotland


Unknown: C. P. Taylor
Unknown: Tim Healey
Unknown: Brian Hogg
Directed By: Stewart Conn
Malcolm: Tim Healey
Malcolms mother: Annie Orwin
Lynn: Madelaink Newton
Michael: Brian Hogq
Jackie: Hick Irwin
Headmaster: Ian Oliver

: News

: Why I'm Me

Des Wilson


Unknown: Des Wilson

: Forrit the Tartan

After their defeat at
Culloden the Scots, their culture and dress entered a 35-year period of repression and control at the hands of the English. The wearing of tartan was banned. But 200 years ago this month the savage conditions of the Dress Act were repealed and tartan began the worldwide boom that It enjoys today. George Humeexploresthe hl-tory of tartan, its repression and upsurge. Producer DAN MEIKLE BBC Scotland


Unknown: George Humeexploresthe

: Story Time

A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush (4)

: PM

Valerie Singleton and Robert Williams on VHF until 5.55
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

Half-an-hour of reports from the BBC newsmen around the world. Including Financial Report

: Brain of Britain 1982

Chairman RobcrtRoblnson 10: NORTH OF ENGLAND
Adrian Perry (educational administrator)
David Sparrow (local government solicitor) Michael Curtis
(systems analyst) Fred Singleton
(retired lecturer)
Including Beat the BrafnJ Devised by JOHN p. WYNN
Questions set by ian ciluej Producer riciurd EDIS


Unknown: David Sparrow
Unknown: Michael Curtis
Unknown: Fred Singleton

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed 1.40 pm)

: Medicine Now in Scotland

Scotland has a long and Impressive history in the training of doctors. The country also has one of the worst health records In Europe. Why should thisbe?GeoffWatts reports on the state of Scottish medical care, and asks: Is there a cure for the ' dying ' Scotsman? Producer GEOFF peehan

: Animal Language

In the 25th year of the BBC's Natural History Unit - a series in 26 parts
David Attenborough 13: Protowords
The vocalisations made by East African vervet monkeys are thought to correspond to specific objects and events in the external world - a property usually reserved for human speech.
Robert Seyfarth of the University of California at Berkeley and Tom Strusacker of the New York Zoological Society Investigate whether species other than man evolved the ability to make systematic use of vocal signals.


Narrator: David Attenborough
Unknown: Robert Seyfarth
Unknown: Tom Strusacker

: When England Sneezes....

Scotland catches cold, the old story says. And that's the theme of a new investigation into the effects of the economic winds of change north of the Border, undertaken by BBC Radio ScotlarfB. Is Scotland really a poor cousin within the United Kingdom, or could it be an oil-rich uncle?
John Kerr looks for the answers, in conversation with some of the leading economic and industrial decision-makers of the past 40 years.
Producerbanmeixli BBC Scotland


Unknown: John Kerr

: In Touch

News, views and Information for visually-handicapped people. Jane Finnls reviews tapes of interest to blind gardeners Presenter Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL Listeners can phone in Queries and comments relating to the programme OT.[number removed], S.39-10. 0 pm Handbook of aids and services, £2.95 from BBC Publications. PO Box 234, London i'El 3TU


Unknown: Jane Finnls

: Kaleidoscope

includes reviews of The Understanding, a new play by Angela Huth , starring Ralph Richardson and Celia Johnson at the Strand Theatre. London; and No Comebacks, a collection of short stories by Frederick Forsyth ,
.author of The Day of the Jackal and The Odessa File.
Presenter Michael Oliver Producer JOHN BOUNDY


Play By: Angela Huth
Unknown: Ralph Richardson
Unknown: Celia Johnson
Stories By: Frederick Forsyth
Presenter: Michael Oliver
Producer: John Boundy

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Peter Paterson reporting


Unknown: Peter Paterson

: And So to Ned

A dash of extra dry
Sherrin, in which
Ned Sherrin does not always take himself or his guests too seriou ly when they meet for late-night live conversation and music. Producer ian gabduousi


Unknown: Ned Sherrin

: A Book at Bedtime

Challapin (2) long wave only

: The Financial World Tonight

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: Today in Parliament

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: News

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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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