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: Shipping forecast

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: News

: Farming Today

Farming, food and countryside news. market trends and weather.
Producers martin SMALL and ALLAN WRIGHT


Unknown: Allan Wright

: In Perspective

A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent Rosemary Hartlll
6.55 Weather; travel; Programme news


Unknown: Rosemary Hartlll

: News

: On Your Farm

A weekly review of the agricultural scene.
Producer ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham

: It's a Bargain

Norman Tozer with how to get the best from your hard-earned cash.
7.55 Weather; travel: Programme news


Unknown: Norman Tozer

: News

: Sport on 4

Cricket, football, rugby union and snooker are all featured in this morning's look at the sporting world Presented by Tony Lewis . ENGLAND face NEW ZEALAND in the one-day series in Adelaide, GLOUCESTERSHIRE Play Yorkshire in the County Championship final, and all the leading snooker personalities are taking part In the Benson and Hedges Masters at the Wembley Conference Centre.
But football still dominates the day. with LIVERPOOL favourites to win the FA Cup and TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR Still On course for a record third consecutive Cup win, a feat not accomplished this century.
Producer dave GORDON


Presented By: Tony Lewis
Producer: Dave Gordon

: Yesterday in Parliament

8.57 Weather: travel

: News

: Breakaway

Introduced by Bernard Falk with help from SUSAN MARLING and ROBIN DEWHURST taking a critical look at the holiday, travel and leisure scene.
This week. the good and bad points of holidays specially designed for the young. Mike Shells investigates the club scene and the frolics In store for this summer. Producer


Introduced By: Bernard Falk
Unknown: Susan Marling
Unknown: Robin Dewhurst
Unknown: Mike Shells
Unknown: Jenny Mallinson
Editor: Roger MacDonald

: News Stand

Desmond Wilcox takes a look at the weekly magazines, their views on the news and the special interests they reflect.


Unknown: Desmond Wilcox
Producer: Susan Snailum

: The Week in Westminster

Adam Raphael views the past week through the eyes of backbench mps and peers. Producer MARGARET BUDY


Unknown: Adam Raphael
Producer: Margaret Budy

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 9; Teach me, my God and King (BP 80); Psalm 8; Genesis 1, v 27-2. v 3 (GNB); All creatures of our God and King (BBC m2)

: Pick of the Week

Margaret Howard presents her selection of extracts from BBC radio and television programmes over the past seven days.


Unknown: Margaret Howard

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the countries they work in - the politics and the people.

: News

: Money Box

Presented by Louise Botting
The programme that keeps you in touch with what's happening in the field of personal savings. tax. mortgages, insurance. social security and the financial problems of everyday life.
A Financial World Tonight production
(Repeated: Mon 10.2 am)


Presented By: Louise Botting

: Alistair Cooke

A series of eight programmes
The Instruments of Jazz 5: The Strings - Violin, Guitar and Bass with JOE VENUTI , EDDIE LANG STEPHANE
jean-luc ponty and others Producer ALAN OWEN
12.55 Weather: programme news


Unknown: Joe Venuti
Unknown: Eddie Lang
Unknown: Grappelli Django Reiniiardt.
Unknown: Barney Kessel
Unknown: Charlie Mingus
Unknown: Jean-Luc Ponty
Producer: Alan Owen

: News

: Any Questions?

Sir Roy Shaw The Rt lion
Sally Oppenheim , mp Joan Lestor , mp and Sheridan Morley tackle the issues raised bytheaudienceat
Maidenhead, Berks
Chairman David Jacobs
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only


Unknown: Sir Roy Shaw
Unknown: Sally Oppenheim
Unknown: Joan Lestor
Unknown: Sheridan Morley
Unknown: David Jacobs

: News

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Before Crufts TED WALKER , Meg and Carter both have their main dogsinterest. That's how they first met: at Crufts Dog
Show five years ago. Since then they have met there every year and stayed together in the same hotel in Earls Court. But now they are beginning to find more excitement in their respective marriages. Partly recorded on location at Severn Beach. Directed by SHAUN MACLOUGHLIN BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Tues 11.3 am)


Unknown: Ted Walker
Directed By: Shaun MacLoughlin
Meg: Barbara Leigh-Hunt

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care.


Unknown: Geoff Watts

: Wildlife

Penny Anderson,
Pat MorrisandChrisMead answer some of your wildlife questions on birds, mammals and plants.
Presented by Derek Jones


Unknown: Pat Morrisandchrismead
Presented By: Derek Jones

: Scenes from Village Life

The fifth of seven programmes
The Blazing Forge
' First among the village workers comes the blacksmith ...' But he's only one of the country craftsmen whose skills are celebrated in this selection of poetry, prose and song.
Readers Dllys Price
Ray Smith , John Darran
Producer Herbert williaus BBC Wales


Unknown: Ray Smith

: News

: International Assignment

BBC correspondents cast a collective eye over a contemporary issue.

: Does He Take Sugar?

A magazine of special Interest to disabled listeners and their families with countrywide news and views on matters of concern to them. Presenter John Mills Editor MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence address : BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW
Tel: [number removed], Ext 7048


Presenter: John Mills
Editor: Marlene Pease

: Asian Links

A Six-part series in which Asians in Britain talk toTowyn Mason about their continuing links with their places of origin.
1: Punjab, Heartland of the Sikhs
The first Sikhs who came to Britain are said to have been Lancers who rode in Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee procession. Punjab has now become the most prosperous state in India. a dynamic centre of industrial enterprise and modern farming. Producer
(Revised repeat)


Unknown: Joan Griffiths

: Week Ending

An irreverently critical took back at the week.
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; travel; programme news

: News

with BRIAN PERKINS including Sports Round-up


Unknown: Brian Perkins

: Desert Island Discs

ROY PLOMLEY with explorer and writer Tim Severin
(Details: Friday 9.5 am)


Unknown: Tim Severin

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

Amiably competitive conversation inspired by current public and private preoccupations.
Music by INSTANT sunshine Producer MICHAEL EMBER


Music By: Instant Sunshine
Producer: Michael Ember

: Richard Baker

with a Saturday-evening selection of music on record.
Producer RAY abbott


Producer: Ray Abbott

: Saturday-Night Theatre

Background by BILL LYONS , with Nigel Hawthorne and Douglas Livingstone The old firm of Vogel and Fraser appears to be in danger of breaking up. Fraser is stuck behind a desk and rarely gets out on the job, and Vogel, accused by Fraser of going through the male menopause, is thinking of packing in being a policeman. But neither of them can resist a challenge, and when something really
Directed by JANE MORGAN (Repeated: Mon 3.2 pm)


Unknown: Bill Lyons
Unknown: Nigel Hawthorne
Unknown: Douglas Livingstone
Directed By: Jane Morgan
interesting turnup MO: Diana Bishop
Det Insp Jimmy Vogel: Douglas Livingstone
Mrs Ornum: Miranda Forbm
Mr Ornum: Michal McStat
Timothy Ornum: Rusty Livingstohi
Andy: Leroi Samublj
Dave: Alex Jennings
Det Chief Supt Fraser: Nigel Iiawtborhi
Insp Peter Gardner: Ronald Baddilct
Rick: Michael Deeks
Chas: Simon Hewitt
Stew: Patrick Field
DC Young: Steve Iiodsoh
Sharon Fraser: Alexandra Mathii
Mrs Fraser: Lillias Walkib

: Weather

: News

: Prisoners of the Japanese

Second of two programmes According to the Japanese code, we deserved no mercy or respect because we had allowed ourselves to become prisoners. It taa* the most disgraceful thing that could have happened. We had committed the ultimate offence.
David Wade has been talking to former PoWs who survived the norrors of imprisonment In the Far East during the Second World War.
Their stories describe the reality of the experience as they remember It 40 years later.
Producer ALAN iuydock (Repeated: Fri 11.3 am)


Unknown: David Wade

: Lighten Our Darkness

Hugh Faupel with some thoughts for late evening.


Unknown: Hugh Faupel

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

followed by an interlude

: 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.

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.

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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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