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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

Presented from Wales by Gerry Monte BBC Wales
6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

Presenters Brian Redhead and Wendy Jones
6.45* Prayer for the Day with CANON DAVID ISITT
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
7.30. 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presenters: Brian Redhead
Presenters: Wendy Jones
Unknown: Canon David Isitt
Read By: Peter Donaldson

: Patrick Campbell's Columns

Anne Dumm Meet Anne Derr and Desperately, All Morning Producer MAURICE LEITCH
8.57 Weather; travel; continental travel


Unknown: Anne Dumm
Unknown: Anne Derr
Producer: Maurice Leitch

: News

: Tuesday Call:

[number removed]
If Yorkshire and Lancashire declared war; if the next test tube babies were triplets; if the actress ran off with the bishop ... would the story get into your newspaper, and if so on which page would it appear and how fully, accurately or colourfuliy would the facts be reported' Who decides on the policy, politics and style of a newspaper ... and who has the real power, the owner, the editor, or the unions?
How risky is the birth of a new paper; how certain the survival of an established one? Questions you might like to put to Mike Molloy , Editor of the Daily Mirror and Simon Jenkins, Political Editor of the Economist. Sue MacGregor is in the Chair. Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Lines open from 8.0 am


Unknown: Mike Molloy
Unknown: Dailymirrorand Simon

: News

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: From Our Own Correspondent

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: Daily Service

NEM, p 5; All praise to thee. who safe has kept (BBC HB 401); Psalm 19. vv 1-11; I Samuel 3, v 11 to 4 v la (bsv); My soul, praise the Lord (BBC HB 463) long wave only

: Morning Story

Close Encounters of the Fourth Kind by W. MILLER
Read by Tony Roper
Producer PATRICK RAYNER BBC Scotland


Unknown: W. Miller
Read By: Tony Roper
Producer: Patrick Rayner

: News

followed by travel long wave only

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Marsha by KATE RICE
long wave only


Unknown: Kate Rice

: Wildlife

The special edition with topics suggested by you. the listener. Your letters, favourite sounds and the mystery sound competition presented by Deref Jones Producer ANNE BLAIR GOULD BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 3.5 pm) long wave only


Presented By: Deref Jones
Producer: Anne Blair Gould

: News

: You and Yours

News, views and advice forconsumers
Presenter Jenni Mills Editor JOHN GETGOOD


Presenter: Jenni Mills
Editor: John Getgood

: Detective: Death in a Lonely Place

Stories of crime and detection in London by Robert Barr
(Repeated: Wed 10.30 pm)
12.55 Weather: travel; programme news


Writer: Robert Barr
Producer: Martin Fisher
Det Sgt Brook: Ray Brooks
Det Con Maxton: Christopher Blake
Chief Insp Roach: Stephen Yardley
Judy: Jacqueline Tong
Sergeant Lindsey: Haydn Wood
Mott: Garard Green
Mr Kemp: Keith Drinkel

: The World at One:News

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

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the Labour Party

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

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: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor. including Match: ' Match ' is an organisation for mothers who are parted from their children. CLAIRE WALMSLEY finds out how it helps. Taking Care: 2 - Little Johnny's Swallowed
Something. What Should I Do?
Advice on a dilemma that could face any parent from DR SIMON SMAIL.
Capricorn and Cancer by GEOFFREY HOUSEHOLD
Read by PETER TUDDENHAM 3: Heart in the Mouth long wave only


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Claire Walmsley
Unknown: Dr Simon Smail.
Read By: Peter Tuddenham

: News

: Never Been Kissed in the Same Place Twice


: News

: Round Pegging

Four people talk about enjoying their jobs.
1: Stuart Hill - designer-blacksmith.

: Mastermind of Gardening 1982

Four contestants compete in the semi-final for the 1982 title, arranged by Garden News. Recorded before an invited audience at BBC Pebble Mill, Birmingham.
Chairman John Timpson Contestants
Dr Tony Hughes (Midlands)
Derrick Turbitt
(Northern Ireland)
John Howard (Wales) Margaret Robertson (Scotland)
Questions set by GEOPF AMOS Producers TONY SHRYANE and JOANNA TOYE
BBC Birmingham Answers:
Above - 71bs 6ozs Fastigiate Blackberry


Unknown: John Timpson
Unknown: Dr Tony Hughes
Unknown: Derrick Turbitt
Unknown: John Howard
Unknown: Margaret Robertson
Producers: Tony Shryane
Unknown: Oanna Toye

: Story Time

Catalina (2)

: PM

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


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: Brain of Britain 1982

A nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain.
Chairman Robert Robinson 11: HOME COUNTIES James Fuell
(retired civil servant) Laurence Porter
(Methodist local preacher)
Nell Crockford
(information manager)
Peter Kelly (civil servant) Including Beat the Brains Devised by JOHN P. WYNN Questions set by IAN GILLIES Producer RICHARD EDIS
(Repeated: Thurs 12.27pm)


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: James Fuell
Unknown: Laurence Porter
Unknown: Nell Crockford
Unknown: Peter Kelly
Unknown: John P. Wynn
Unknown: Ian Gillies
Producer: Richard Edis

: News

: The Archers

: Medicine Now

What's new in medical science? How well are the doctors looking after us? Is our money being spent to best effect?
Geoff Watts 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.
Producer GEOFF DEEHAN (Repeated: Sat 2.35 pm)


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Geoff Deehan

: File on 4

Major issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad. Reporter Stuart Simon Producer MAX EASTERMAN BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 4.10 pm)


Reporter: Stuart Simon
Producer: Max Easterman

: The Story-Teller

Hector Munro - pen-name, ' Saki ' - died in action in 1916. His life can never be fully documented, and his character remains a riddle. In his stories, the author's mask of elegant, malicious wit is occasionally twitched aside to reveal something disquieting.
Brian Gear presents his own view of Munro, with readings from saki by CHARLES KAY.
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol
(' When William Came ' by Saki, A Book at Bedtime from next Monday)


Unknown: Hector Munro
Unknown: Brian Gear
Unknown: Charles Kay.

: In Touch

Information for people with visual handicaps. An eye specialist talks to Margaret Ford about treatments for macular degeneration.
Presenter Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL Listeners can phone in suggestions and comments or check information 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 W1A IAA Handbook, £2.95, from [address removed]T


Unknown: Margaret Ford

: Kaleidoscope

includes reviews of a major exhibition of Picasso and the Theatre which is part of the Brighton Festival; and My Dinner with Andri, a new film directed by Louis Malle. Set in a Manhattan restaurant, it centres around a conversation between the actor/playwright Wallace Shawn and the theatre director André Gregory. Presenter Michael Oliver Producer CARROLL MOORE


Directed By: Louis Malle.
Unknown: Wallace Shawn
Presenter: Michael Oliver
Producer: Carroll Moore

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Charles Wheeler reporting


Unknown: Charles Wheeler

: And So to Ned

A dash of extra dry
Sherrin, in which
Ned Sherrin does not always take himself or his guests too seriously.


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Producer: Ian Gardhouse

: A Book at Bedtime

Chaliapin (7) long wave only

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4's international business report; market trends long wave only

: Today in Parliament

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: News

Weather report; forecast long wave only 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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