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: Morning Has Broken

6.55 Weather: travel; programme news

: News

7.10 Sunday Papers
7.15 Apna HI Ghar Samajhiye
BBC Birmingham long wave only
7.45 Bells: long wave only
7.50 The Shape of God
With FR JOHN GALLAGIIER. SJ John 14, vv 8-17 long wave only
7.55 Weather; travel: programme news


Unknown: Fr John Gallagiier.

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

with Rosemary Harllll


Unknown: Rosemary Harllll

: Week's Good Cause

FRANK MlDDLEMASS appeals on behalf of St Michael and All Angels Church, Bedford Park, London. one of the finest examples of Norman Shaw church architecture, now in urgent need of restoration.
Donations, by cheque or PO, to: SMAARF[address removed]
8.55 Weather: travel; programme news; continental travel


Unknown: Norman Shaw

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Morning Service

from Melbourn United Reformed Church,
Melbourn, Cambridgeshire Presiding Minister and Preacher
THE REV STUART JACKSON Lessons (Good News Bible): Exodus 14, vv
15-29; Matthew 14, vv 22-32 Hymns (Congregational Praise): Holy. holy, holy (223); Lord thy word (232); Breathe on me (216); Lord of glad life (466)


Unknown: Stuart Jackson
Organist: Derrick Thurley
Organist: Choirmistress Patricia Vince

: The Archers

Omnibus edition. Producer
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
BBC Birmingham


Unknown: William Smethurst
Editor: Anthony Parkin

: Weekend

Introduced by June Knox-Mawer , who talks to author
John Gooders and illustrator Terence Lambert about their new comprehensive guide to British birdlife; and presents some highlights from Woman's Hour.


Introduced By: June Knox-Mawer
Unknown: John Gooders
Unknown: Terence Lambert

: Earthsearch II

A ten-part adventure serial by JAMES FOLLETT
7 Deathship
Having been dragged down into Spaceguard Six, an artificial black hole designed to protect Earth the crew of the Challenger have been told by the spaceguards that they are going to destroy Angel One and Angel
Two, and with them the starship and its crew.
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN


Unknown: James Follett
Directed By: Glyn Dearman
Commander Telson: Sean Arnold
Sharna: Amanda Murray
Darv: Haydn Wood
Astra: Kathryn Hurlbutt
Angel One: Sonia Fraser
Angel Two: Gordon Reid
Bran: Michael Maloney
Elka: Jill Lidstone
Tidy: David Gooderson
Theros: John Warner
Kraken: Crawford Logan

: The Food Programme

in Norfolk
Britain's food Industry depends on East Anglia. A region that has always been our traditional bread-basket now also feeds our major processing plants. As he tours north east Norfolk, Derek Cooper explores the relationship between grower and businessman and assesses just whose interests are being served by our relentless thrust towards convenience food. Producer JOY HATWOOD
12.55 Weather; programme news


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: The World This Weekend: News

Presenter Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only


Presenter: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: News

: Gardeners' Question Time

(Details; Wed 10.2 am)

: Afternoon Theatre

A Dramatic Revival (1956-71)
Belcher's Luck by DAVID MERCER
Sir Gerald Catesby and Harry Belcher , master and man, are bound together in precarious interdependence. Their complex relationship mirrors that between the classes from which the two men are drawn. Is it a mutually beneficial partnership or a fight to the death?
The play was first staged by the Royal Shakespeare Company at the Aldwych Theatre in 1966. Directed by PENNY GOLD


Unknown: David Mercer
Unknown: Sir Gerald Catesby
Unknown: Harry Belcher
Directed By: Penny Gold
Belcher: Norman Jones
Sir Gerald Catesby: Maurice Denham
Victor: William Nighy
Helen: Suzanne Bertish
Lucy: Frances Jeater

: News

long wave only

: Round Britain Quiz 1982

5: NORTH V LONDON (Round 1)
NORTH: Anthony Quinton (Chairman) with Dr Patrick Nuttgens and Louis Allen LONDON: Gordon Clough
(Chairman) with Irene Thomas and Eric Korn
Question researcher JULIE BARTLE
Producer TREVOR HILL BBC Manchester long wave only


Unknown: Anthony Quinton
Unknown: Dr Patrick Nuttgens
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Eric Korn
Unknown: Julie Bartle
Producer: Trevor Hill

: The Living World

(Details: Thurs 9.30 am) long wave only

: News

followed by travel; programme news long wave only

: Down Your Way

visits Glemsford, Suffolk (Details: Mon 11.3 am) long wave only
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave onlu
5.55 Weather; programme news long wave only

: News

followed by continental travel

: The Great Reform

On 7 June 1832 the First Reform Act was finally passed, after two years of bitter political division. riots and unrest. Written and presented by Jane Finnis to mark the 150th anniversary of the Act, the foundation of our modern democracy. Also taking part are The Rt Hon
George Thomas , mp, Speaker of the House of Commons and Derek Beales ,
Professor of Modern
History, University of Cambridge.
7.0 Travel: programme news


Presented By: Jane Finnis
Unknown: George Thomas
Unknown: Derek Beales
Readers: Edward Kelsey

: Maximum Credible Accident

adapted in six parts by JOHN HOWLETT from his novel of the same name
2: The Volkswagen Equation
With the arrival of American expert
Dave Ridgeway , Gordon Aylen finds himself under even greater pressure to commit Britain to the construction of a fast-breeder nuclear reactor. In Tuscany the world's first commercial fast breeder is beginning to give its operators serious cause for concern.
Directed by ROGER PINE BBC Birmingham


Unknown: John Howlett
Unknown: Dave Ridgeway
Unknown: Gordon Aylen
Directed By: Roger Pine
Gordon Aylen: Hugh Dickson
Voice Of Muf: Haydn Jones
Kate: Patricia Gallimore
Dr Martin: Michael N. Harbour
Dave Ridgeway: Blain Fairman
Mary: Patricia Gibson
Roxy: Kim Durham
Salter: Simon Carter
Henshaw: Kerry Shale
Donachie: Graham Padden
EnZO: Terry Molloy
Gianni: Nigel Lambert
Permanent Under-secretary.: Anthony Benson
Ordish: Mark Woolgar
Helen: Heather Barrett
Col Pendle: Ronald Herdman
Prime Minister: Ysanne Churchman
French engineer: David Vann

: Bookshelf

Frank Delaney introduces the magazine programme about the books you read, borrow and buy, both new and old. from classics to comics.


Introduces: Frank Delaney
Producer: Kate Fenton

: Music to Remember

Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5 in E minor BBC Manchester


Leader: Dennis Simons
Conductor: Gunther Herbig
Unknown: Don Giovanni

: News

: Never Been Kissed in the Same Place Twice


: Weather

: News

: Tales of the Fens

With their legacy of folklore and tall tales grown out of a flat landscape, the Fens are a world apart. Wild fenmen once walked on stilts through the marshes, and skated over frozen fields in winter, fighting off any outsiders who ventured onto their territory. The land has changed greatly now, but this strange other-worldliness remains. Roy Plomley explores the Fenland legends and stories with the help of Leo McKern and Diane Keen.
Recorded before an invited audience at Needhams Hall, Ely Producer


Unknown: Roy Plomley
Unknown: Leo McKern
Unknown: Diane Keen.
Unknown: Margaret Horsfield

: Before the Ending of the Day

The evening office of Compline

: The McCalmans

invite you aboard HMS
Cochrane in Rosyth with their guests Anne Lome Gillies and Stuart Gillies. Producer MICHAEL FORD BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Anne Lome Gillies
Unknown: Stuart Gillies.
Producer: Michael Ford

: 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.

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