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: News Briefing

News. weather, papers and sport

: Farming Week

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

: Today The Pope is in

Scotland and will be having historic meetings with representatives of the Scottish Churches.
When he meets the Moderator of the Church of Scotland around 8.0, Brian Redhead will be in Edinburgh to describe the scene. In London, John Timpson
6.45. Prayer for the Day THE REV BARRY ALLCOTT
7.0. 7 45 Today's News
7.30 1 S.10 News headlines
8.57 Weather: travel; continental travel


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: John Timpson
Read By: Pauline Bushnell

: News

: Tuesday Call: [number removed]

Have you ever wanted to paint, but not known where to start? Should you begin with water colour or oil? Or what
about tempera, acrylics, gouache - and what are they anyway? Would it cost a fortune? How much special
equipment would you need? Perhaps you paint already, and need advice on new techniques. John FitzMaurice Mills
is a painter and a teacher of painting. He is President of the Royal Drawing Society and a specialist in materials. You
can put your questions about techniques, materials, paint and painters to him. Sue MacGregor is in the Chair.
Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Lines open from 8.0 am
HELP! page 79

: News

: From Our Own Correspondent

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

: Daily Service

nem D 54; Breathe on nve
(BBC "B 148); Psalm 143; Acts 2. vv 14-21 (Rsy);
Holy Spirit, truth divine (BBC liB 155) long wave only

: Morning Story

We'll Fight Them on the Beaches by GENEVIEVE MUINZER
Read by Brigid Erin Bates Producer judith ELLIOTT BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: Genevieve Muinzer
Read By: Brigid Erin Bates

: News

followed by travel

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

No More Ting-a-Llng by PAUL ANGELIS


Unknown: Paul Angelis

: Wildlife

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Natural History Unit
~^^ Derek Jones looks back at this unbroken run of all 412 editions of Wildlife. Producer
BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 3.5 pm)


Unknown: Derek Jones
Unknown: John Harrison

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Bill Brecton


Presenter: Bill Brecton

: Men of Property

The desirable six-part sitcom featuring Frank Thornton and June Whitfield 2: Nature's Way with NORMA RONALD
(Repeated: Wed 10.30 pm)
12.55 Weather: travel; programme news


Unknown: Frank Thornton
Unknown: Norma Ronald
Unknown: Jon Glover
Unknown: James Taylor
Written By: David Wheeler
Producer: Edward Taylor

: The World at One: News

Presenter Nick Ross


Presenter: Nick Ross

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

: Woman's Hour

introduced by Sue MacGregor , including New Medicine: GAIL FOLEY reports on a conference for doctors wanting to learn more about alternative medicine. The Play of the Book: or how to bring an exam set book to life. CINDY selby reports.
Water from the Well by BRIAN POWER, abridged by JACK SINGLETON
Read by Alan Barry


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Gail Foley
Abridged By: Jack Singleton
Read By: Alan Barry

: News

: Never Been Kissed in the Same Place Twice


: News

: Speak Out!

Professor David Crystal looks at some of the things which worry or anger people about English usage today.


Unknown: Professor David Crystal
Producer: Alan Wilding

: In an Apothecary Garden

The Chelsea Physic
Garden was established by the Society of Apothecaries in 1673. The garden predates its most famous counterpart - Kew Gardens - by nearly 100 years, yet most people have never heard of it. Marjorie Lofthouse looks at the work and history of this
17th-century garden which appears, outwardly, to have changed little since its foundation.
Producer DAVID WELSBY BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse
Producer: David Welsby

: Story Time

: PM

with 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

including Financial Report

: Brain of Britain 1982

Chairman Robert Robinson 15: Wales
Helen Grayson (former insurance clerk) Mike Douse (headmaster) Judith Moore
(former computer operations manager) Martin Skinner (teacher)
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: Helen Grayson
Unknown: Judith Moore
Unknown: Martin Skinner
Unknown: John P. Wynn
Unknown: Ian Gillies

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated. Wed 1.40 pm)

: Babytalk

Five programmes in which Dr Martin Bax of the Department of Paediatrics. St Mary's
Hospital Medical School, London, discovers how researchers are disentangling the remarkable process by which humans acquire language.
3: thoughts into Words Babies may use sounds as words earlier than we realised. How do they learn that a particular noise can be used to refer to a particular object?
How soon do they realise that words stand for things that aren't there? Producer ALISON Richards (Repeated: Sat 2.35 pm)


Unknown: Dr Martin Bax
Producer: Alison Richards

: File on 4

Reporter Stuart Simon Producer PAUL CAMPBELL BBC Manchester


Reporter: Stuart Simon
Producer: Paul Campbell

: For Men Only

Leonard Pcarcey presents a history of the male-voice close-harmony groups that have emerged from King's College,
Cambridge. The King's Singers are undoubtedly the best-known of all the groups, and have done most to popularise this kindofmale-voicesound. But with the help of the early arrangers and the membersoithe
BACCIIOLIAN SINGERS, THE SCHOLARS, THE KING'S singers and the LIGHT blues the programme goes back to the roots of the movement and investigates how that sound was born, bred and brought from small amateur performances in Cambridge to a world-wide awareness. Producer JEREMY BIRCHALI.
(Repeated: Fri 11.3 am)


Unknown: Leonard Pcarcey
Producer: Jeremy Birchali.

: In Touch

Information for visually-handicapped people.
A Chinese Helen Keller SIR JOHN WILSON talks to
MARGARET FORD about LUCy Ching. a blind social worker in Hong Kong whose autobiography describes the way she overcame blindness with the help of a devoted but uneducated nurse.
Presenter Peter White Producer TIIENA ueshel Handbook of aids and services, £2.95 from [address removed]


Unknown: Helen Keller
Talks: Sir John Wilson
Unknown: Margaret Ford
Presenter: Peter White

: Kaleidoscope

includes reviews of Alan Parker 's Shoot the Moon, which centres around the break-up of a marriage. starring Albert Finney and Diane Keaton ; and The Women's Art Show 1550-1970, at the Castle Museum, Nottingham.
Presenter Natalie Wheen Producer ANNE WINDER Editor ROSEMARY HART


Unknown: Alan Parker
Unknown: Albert Finney
Unknown: Diane Keaton
Presenter: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Anne Winder
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Stephen Milligan reporting Editor KEN GOUDIE


Unknown: Stephen Milligan
Editor: Ken Goudie

: And So to Ned

In which Ned Shcrrin does not always take himself or his guests too seriously when they meet for late-night live conversation, and music from the RIO TRIO.
Producer IAN gardhouse

: A Book at Bedtime

The Quiet American (7) long wave only

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: Today in Parliament

long wave only

: 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.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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