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: Morning Has Broken

6.55 Weather: travel; programme news long wave only

: News

long wave only
7.10 Sunday Papers long wave only
7.15 Apna HI Ghar Samalnlye
BBC Birmingham long wave only
7.45 Bells: long wave only
7.50 The Shape of God
With THE REV PETER LIDDELOW Luke 10, vv 1-12 long wave only
7.55 Weather: travel; programme news


Unknown: Peter Liddelow

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presenter Clive Jacobs Producer DAVID COOMES


Presenter: Clive Jacobs
Producer: David Coomes

: Week's Good Cause

MARGARET TYZACK appeals on behalf of Ranyard Memorial Nursing Home (reg no 228450), which is devoted to the nursing and loving care of the sick and elderly who are no longer able to help themselves.
Donations, By cheque or PO, to: Margaret Tyzack. Ranyard Memorial Nursing Home, [address removed]
8.55 Weather: travel: programme news; continental travel


Unknown: Margaret Tyzack
Unknown: Margaret Tyzack.

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Morning Service

from St Peter's, Hammersmith, London
Conducted by The Rev Robert Foxcroft
Readings (av): Ruth 1, vv 8-17; Acts 11, vv 4-18
Hymns (A&M R): Thou art the Christ O Lord (555); O thou who at thy eucharist (402); Alleluia, sing to Jesus (339) Psalm 145, vv 1-10 (Broadcast psalter) Darke in F
Creed (Nerbecke)


Unknown: Rev Robert Foxcroft
Choirmaster: Christopher Bracewell
Organist: Mark Lowther

: 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 meets The Cohen Trio - pianist mother, violinist father and cellist son - all international soloists in their own right: and presents some highlights from Woman's Hour.

: Smash of the Day

The first of six programmes
The Goon Show
1: Rommel's Treasure starring Peter Sellers Harry Secombe Spike Milligan with MAX GELDRAY and THE RAY ELLINGTON QUARTET Orchestra conducted by WALLY STOTT written by SPIKE MILLIGAN Producer PETER ETON
(First broadcast in 1955)


Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: Harry Secombe
Unknown: Spike Milugan
Unknown: Max Geldray
Conducted By: Wally Stott
Written By: Spike Milligan
Producer: Peter Eton

: Home-ing In

A ten-part series of DIY tips and techniques to save time and money from David Holloway , editor of Handyman Which! Jill Blake , design consultant
Bev Baxter. City and Guilds leisure course director respond to questions from members of the National Association of Women's Clubs and their husbands in Coventry. In the Chair Libby Purves
12.55 Weather: programme news


Unknown: David Holloway
Unknown: Jill Blake
Unknown: Bev Baxter.
Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Clive Riche
Editor: Jim Black

: 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

Say No to Shantonagh by ALAN BERRIE with and The death of his father prompts the end of Tom Fox 's self-exile from
Dublin - an exile caused by the suicide of Tom's girlfriend. Among those who remember the reasons for Tom's departure 4s the girl's brother, a man with the power to wreak a terrible revenge on Tom. Directed by ROBERT COOPER
BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: Alan Berrie
Unknown: Tom Fox
Directed By: Robert Cooper
Tom Fox: Norman Rodway
Mick McCreedy: T P McKenna
Jack Deasy: Alan MacNaughton

: News

long wave only

: Round Britain Quiz 1982

(End of Round 1 scores: Midlands 15, London 141)
MIDLANDS Anthony Quinton (Chairman) with John Julius Norwich and Peter Oppenheimer
LONDONGordon Clough (Chairman) with Irene Thomas and Eric Korn
Question researcher BERNICE COUPE
Producer TREVOR HILL BBC Manchester long wave only


Unknown: Midlands Anthony Quinton
Unknown: John Julius Norwich
Unknown: Peter Oppenheimer
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Eric Korn
Unknown: Bernice Coupe
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

Brian Johnston visits
Cromarty in the Highland region of Scotland.
A small town, it lies at the mouth of Cromarty Firth on the peninsula known as Black Isle.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Man 11.3 am) long wave only
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news long wave only


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News

followed by continental travel

: Hot Air!

With no more than a wicker basket, some propane gas and an airtight bag, Anthony Smith takes to the skies for a fresh look at the English countryside.
In the first of six programmes, archaeologist Peter Fowler uses the unique opportunity of a balloon's-eye view to explore the human prehistoric presence on the Marlborough downs.
Presented by Anthony Smith
BBC Bristol


Presenter: Anthony Smith
Expert: Peter Fowler
Producer: Brian Leith

: Gleams of Bygone Playgrounds

A nostalgic look at his childhood by H. Colin Davis
7.0 Travel; programme news


Reader: H. Colin Davis
Reader: Nickolas Grace
Producer: Brian Miller

: Maximum Credible Accident

The last of a series adapted in six parts by JOHN HOWLETT from his novel of the same name with Et Lux Perpetua ... Gordon Aylen finally delivers his policy document and is faced with the most difficult decision of his career.
Theme music composed by ROBERT CAMPBELL and MICHAEL SHEPPARD
Directed by ROGER PINE BBC Birmingham


Unknown: John Howlett
Unknown: Lux Perpetua
Unknown: Gordon Aylen
Composed By: Robert Campbell
Composed By: Michael Sheppard
Directed By: Roger Pine
Gordon Aylen: Hugh Dickson
Voice Of MUF: Haydn Jones
Kate: Patricia Gallimore
Dr Martin: Michael N. Harbour
OrdlSh: Mark Woolgar
Permanent Under-secretary: Anthony Benson
Mary: Patricia Gibson
Boxy: Kim Durham
Joss/Henshaw: Kerry Shale
EnZO: Terry Molloy
Salter: Simon Carter
Dave Ridgeway: Blain Fairman
Gianni: Nigel Lambert
Donachie: Graham Padden
Tin-Fin: Garard Green
Anna: Anna Lindup

: Newseries A Good Read

Teresa McGonagle invites her guests to pick some paperbacks


Unknown: Teresa McGonagle

: Music to Remember

A concert for American Independence Day
ESTHER GLAZER (violin) Copland Ballet Music: Appalachian Spring
Samuel Barber Violin Concerto, Op 14
Walter Piston Toccata
(Given on 22 June before an invited audience in the Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, Cardiff) BBC Wales


Leader: Desmond Bradley
Conducted By: Irwin Hoffman
Violin: Esther Glazer
Violin: Samuel Barber

: News

: The Silver Darlings

by NEIL GUNN adapted in five parts by TOM MCGRATH with and 4: Going to sea at all in their tiny boats requires great courage of the Caithness fishermen. But as their confidence gains, Roddie and Finn set off on a great adventure, sailing right round the northern-most tip of Scotland in search of richer fishing grounds.
Directed by TOM KINNINMONT BBC Scotland


Unknown: Neil Gunn
Unknown: Tom McGrath
Directed By: Tom Kinninmont
Special: Russell Hunter
Roddie: Alex Norton
Finn: Steven Currle
Callum: Tony Roper
Rob: James Bryce
Henry: Robert Trotter
Wull/Donald George: Brown Derby
Woman: Aline Mowat
Skipper: Peter Lincoln
Maciver: Sandy Neilson
Bain: Alastair Cording
Seamas: Sandy Welch
Big Angus: Charles Kearney

: Weather

: News

: 'Stereo Utopia

3: Co-operation
The story of social reformer Robert Owen


Unknown: Robert Owen

: Before the Ending of the Day

The evening office of Compline

: Inside Parliament

Presenter John Sergeant


Presenter: John Sergeant
Producer: Peter Robins

: 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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