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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

A regional view of farming in the week ahead
Presented from Northern Ireland by Ian Harvey BBC Northern Ireland
6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

Presenters John Timpson and Wendy Jones
6.45* Prayer for the Day with MARK WILLIAMSON
6.55, 7.55 Weather forecast
7.0. 8.0 Today's News
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.30. 8.30 News headlines
7.45* Thought for the Day Editor JULIAN HOLLAND


Presenters: John Timpson
Presenters: Wendy Jones
Read By: Pauline Bushnell
Editor: Julian Holland

: The Week on 4

A look ahead with Kate Moon


Unknown: Kate Moon

: Love of Life

The first of two parts abridged VIVIEN CREEGOR Read by Alan Doble
In a wilderness of Ice, an injured man moves slowly towards the safety of the coast. At his heels, carefully keeping Its distance, is a wolf, also dying of hunger. Man and beast are held together in a deadly test of stamina.


Unknown: Vivien Creegor
Read By: Alan Doble
Producer: Maurice Leitch

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

and a lively assortment of guests.


Producer: Jenny Danks

: News

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: Money Box

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: Morning Story

The Monument by GUY DE MAUPASSANT translated by HARRY BELL Read by Garard Green Producer MITCH RAPER long wave only


Translated By: Harry Bell
Read By: Garard Green
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Daily Service

nem, p 67; For all the saints who from their labours rest (BBC HB 27); Psalm 146; Matthew 5. w 1-12 (av); Light's abode celestial Salem (BBC HB 250)

: News

followed by travel long wave only

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits
Grantham, Lincolnshire and finds himself talking about dump trucks, wedding dresses and gingerbread. He discovers a ' living Inn sign, an annual sermon preached against drink and that an American university Is part of the local scene.
Producer ANTHONY smith BBC Bristol


Unknown: Brian Johnston

: Poetry Please!

Some of the poetry requested by Radio 4 listeners.
Presented by Dannie Abse Readers BARBARA JEFFORD and HUGH BURDEN
Producer BRIAN PATTEN BBC Bristol long wave only


Presented By: Dannie Abse
Presented By: Readers Barbara Jefford
Producer: Brian Patten

: News

: You and Yours

News., views and advice for consumers.
Presenter Jenril Mills Editor JOHN GETGOOD


Editor: John Getgood

: Lord Peter Wimsey

The Five Bed Herrings by DOROTHY L. SAYERS adapted in eight episodes by CHRIS MILLER starring Ian Carmlchael as Lord Peter in 6: Evidence of a Commercial Traveller \
Producer SIMON BRETT (rpt)
12.55 Weather; travel; programme news


Unknown: Dorothy L. Savers
Unknown: Chris Miller
Unknown: Ian Carmlchael
Producer: Simon Brett
Sir Maxwell Jamieson: Garard Green
Sgt Daltiel: John Graham
Insp Macpherson: Don McKillop
Waters: Bill Wallis
Strachan: Cordon Clyde
Jock Graham: Christopher Scoular
Clarence Gordon: Gordon Faith

: The World at One: News

Presenter Brian Wldlake


Presenter: Brian Wldlake

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast - long wave only

: News

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: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor will include during the week some Talking Point discussions, Your Letters and other topics. Among these today:
CMla" Play at Hallowe'en: HILARY OSBORN reports on the London Philharmonic Orchestra's new scheme to encourage children to enjoy music by Inviting them to bring their instruments along to a concert and join in with (or conduct!) the professionals.
Women for Westminster : In ithe week when HM The Queen opens the new session of Parliament, SONIA BEESLEY begins a series about women who have recently been selected as prospective
Parliamentary Candidates. (1) Virginia Bottomley - Con (Isle of Wight)
The Book of Ebenezer Le Page (6)
Editor WYN KNOWLES long wave only


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Hilary Osborn
Unknown: Sonia Beesley
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Undesirable Allen by ALLEN SADDLER


Unknown: Allen Saddler

: A Breath of Fresh Air

Author and explorer.
Myrtle Simpson, shares the pleasure of a favourit.e walk on Speyside.

: Story Time

Landscape With Dead Dons abridged in ten parts by NEVILLE TELLER
Written and read by Robert Robinson (1)
Robert Robinson , writer and broadcaster, set his first novel in Oxford, that hallowed seat of learning where senior members pass the postprandial port and Eton-cropped ladies put female rowing blues through their sweaty paces. But all is not well amid the dreaming spires, murder is abroad and --worse - priceless manuscripts are being ripped to confetti. 'nspector Autumn hot-foots it from Scotland Yard.
. ducer JOHN CARDY
See feature: page 16


Read By: Hubert Robinson
Read By: Robert Robinson
Unknown: John Cardy

: PM

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


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Gordon Clough

: The Six O'Clock News

With PETER DONALDSON including Financial Report


Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: The News Quiz

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tues 1.40 pm)

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

(Revised rpt of 9.5 am)

: The Monday Play

The Hostess by CAROLYN SALLY JONES with Sarah Badel , Peter Jeffrey Robert Eddlson Pauline Letts
Julia Muspratt is fashionable society hostess - the darling of the gossip columnists. Her latest party has been carefully arranged to Impress a visiting film producer. However, with the arrival of her oddly assorted bunch of guests, things start to go wrong.
Directed by martin jenkins (Repeated: Sun 2.30 pm) (Robert Eddison is a member of the RSC)


Unknown: Carolyn Sally Jones
Unknown: Sarah Badel
Unknown: Peter Jeffrey
Unknown: Robert Eddlson
Unknown: Pauline Letts
Unknown: Julia Muspratt
Directed By: Martin Jenkins
Unknown: Robert Eddison
Julia Muspratt: Sarah Badel
Nanny: Pauline Letts
Sir Randle Chalfont: Robert Eddison
Gandor, his manservant: Anthony Newlands
Lady Davenport: Margot Boyd
Enrique: Simon Iiewitt
Fiona Bune-Asprey: Frances Jeater
William Bune-Asprey: Stephen Thorne
Edward Muspratt: Peter Jeffrey
Fenton: Jim Heid
Harriet: Wendy Murray
Orlando Muspratt: Elizabeth Lindsay
Nicholas Smythe Harcourt: David McAlister
Didi von Hutton: Miranda Forbes
Keith Billington: Steve Hodson

: Kaleidoscope

Includes reviews of III
Seen, 111 Said by Samuel Beckett. starring Patrick Magee In his last radio performance, broadcast last night on Radio 3; and China Diary, an Illustrated account of a tourney by Stephen Spender and David Hockney through China. Presenter Paul Vaughan Producel JANE STENNING Editor ROSEMARY HART


Unknown: Samuel Beckett.
Unknown: Patrick Magee
Unknown: Stephen Spender
Unknown: David Hockney
Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Presenter: Producel Jane Stenning
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

with Alexander Macleod Editor KEN GOUDIC


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod
Editor: Ken Goudic

: Science Now

Presenter Peter Evans Producer julian BROWN


Presenter: Peter Evans
Producer: Julian Brown

: A Book at Bedtime

I Like it Here (6) long wave only

: The Financial World Tonight

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: Pacific Odyssey

After 29 years behind the Iron Curtain, Jimmy Cornell , a Romanian, came to England. In
1975 he built a yacht to sail around the world with his wife and children. They were enchanted by the Pacific Islands and spent three years there. He recounts their experiences and shares music he recorded with June Knox-Mawer. Producer SUSAN snailum


Unknown: Jimmy Cornell

: News

Weather report; forecast followed by an interlude

About this project

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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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