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: News Briefing

News, weather, papers and sport

: Farming Week

Presented from the South West by Robin Hicks
A regional view of farming in the week ahead.
BBC Bristol
6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only


Unknown: Robin Hicks

: Today

Presenters John Tlmpson and Peter Hobday
6.45* Prayer for the Day With ERIC DOYLE
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 Tlmpson
Presenters: Peter Hobday
Read By: Pauline Bushnell
Editor: Julian Holland

: TheWeekon4

A look ahead with Laurie Macmillan


Unknown: Laurie MacMillan

: Laurie Taylor

puts his own point of view with the help of the BBC Sound Archives.
(Repeated: Fri 11.45 pm)
8.57 Weather; travel

: News

: Start the Week with John Craven

Fifty-five minutes of unpredictable and lively conversation from the personalities who will be in the news this week. Producer JENNY DANKS


Producer: Jenny Danks

: News

long wave only

: Money Box

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: Morning Story

White Stallion
The first of three broadcasts of stories by JOHN G. MILLER , a storyteller with both power and compassion. Read by Sean Barrett
Producer MITCH RAPER (' The Apricot Man ': Wednesday 10.30 am) long wave only


Stories By: John G. Miller
Read By: Sean Barrett
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Daily Service

NEM, p 13; God is love: let heaven adore him
(BBC nB 7): Psalm 103, vv 1-13; John 7, vv 25-36 (av); We have a gospel to proclaim (BP 94)
Praycrbook. New Every Morning, £2.00 from booksellers

: News

followed by travel long wave only

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits
Haddenham, a village In the Vale of Aylesbury In Buckinghamshire.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
long wave only


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: Poetry Please!

Some of the poetry requests by Radio 4 listeners.
Presented by Charles Tomlinson
Producer BRIAN PATTEN BBC Bristol Requests to:
Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR (Martin Jarvis is
National Theatre player) long trace only


Presented By: Charles Tomlinson
Presented By: Readers Martin Jarvis
Presented By: Polly James
Producer: Brian Patten
Unknown: Martin Jarvis

: News

: You and Yours

News, views and advice for consumers presenter Bill Breckon Editor JOHN orrcooD


Presenter: Bill Breckon
Editor: John Orrcood

: Lord Peter Wimsey: Busman's Honeymoon: 5: Crossed in Love

Busman's Honeymoon by Dorothy L. Sayers adapted in six episodes by Alistair Beaton starring with special guest.

12.55 Weather; travel; programme news


Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
Adapted by: Alistair Beaton
Narrator: John Westbrook
Producer: Martin Fisher
Lord Peter: Ian Carmichael
Lady Wimsey: Sarah Badel
Bunter: Peter Jones
Superintendent Kirk: Peter Vaughan
Mrs Ruddle: Pearl Hackney
Miss Twitterton: Rosemary Leach
Frank Crutchley: Kennet Cranham
MacBride: Roger Lloyd Pack
Mr Solomons: Bernard Spear
Voice from wireless: Michael Bilton

: The World at One: News

Presenter Brian Widlake with views and topics in and behind the headlines Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presenter: Brian Widlake
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

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: Woman's Hour

with Sue MacGregor Let's Replant the Neighbourhood!: the one-time inhabitants of the Weller Streets in Toxteth tell TONY GIBSON how they did it. fast Family Fare (4):
Cakes: MARY BERRY With six demonstrations on how to prepare real and wholesome food quickly and efficiently.
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by ANNE brontB abridged in 20 parts by JANET QUIGLEY
Read by JANET SUZMAN and TIM pigott-smith (13) Editor WYN KNOWLES long wave only


Unknown: Tony Gibson
Unknown: Mary Berry
Unknown: Janet Quigley
Read By: Janet Suzman
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Background by BILL LYONS


Unknown: Bill Lyons

: Zoo Talk

Third of seven programmes
David Taylor , the international zoo vet, recalls with horror and amusement the story of the animals' tea party, the coat of arms of Manchester and the case of the disappearing pink shirt!


Unknown: David Taylor
Producer: Anne Blair Gould

: Story Time

The Beautiful Visit (11)

: PM

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


Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Six O'Clock News

with BRYAN MARTIN including Financial Report


Unknown: Bryan Martin

: I'm Sorry, I Haven't a Clue

Graeme Garden Barry Cryer
Tim Brooke-Taylor and Willie Rushton play some of the games that kill the art of conversation, accompanied by COLIN SELL Chaired by Humphrey Lyttelton


Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Willie Rushton
Accompanied By: Colin Sell
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tues 1.40 pm)

: Start the Week with John Craven

(Revised rpt of 9.5 am)

: The Monday Play

Sand Between Your Toes by PAUL BOND
If an accident should shunt you from the carriageway on 'o Life's hard-shoulder It may not be easy to get back even into the slow lane.
Some special cases need the Welfare State to tow them away to places like Croxton Park
Rehabilitation Unit. It is there that Len, Kevin and Toby meet ...
Directed by TONY CLIFF
BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Sun 2.30 pm)


Directed By: Tony Cliff
Len Sharman: Geoffrey Hinsliff
Night nurse: Lorraine Peters
Toby Thompson: Geoffrey Banks
Kevin Lumb: Ian Sharrock
Dawn: Kate Lee
First porter: Martin Cosgrif
Karen Corner: Sue Jenkins
Morse: Kenneth Alan Taylor
Rosemary Sharma: Linda Gardner
Benny: Julia S Cohen
First youth: Martin Oldfield

: Inspiration

An occasional series
... selfhood begins with a walking await.
Ludovic Kennedy talks to Sean Day-ewis , who was the subect of the poem ' Walking Away ' by his father, Cecil Day-Lewis . Reader DANIEL day-lewis Producer brian PATTEN BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sun 3.45 pm)


Talks: Ludovic Kennedy
Unknown: Sean Day-Ewis
Reader: Cecil Day-Lewis
Reader: Daniel Day-Lewis
Producer: Brian Patten

: Kaleidoscope

includes reviews of Master Class,
DAVID pownall 's new play at the Haymarket Theatre, Leicester, which is set in the Kremlin in 1948. Timothy West plays the role of Stalin who persuades Shostakovich and Prokofiev to compose music which conforms to the cultural demands of the state. Also Red Square bv Topol and Neznansky, a fictionalised detective story about an attempted coup in the Kremlin in 1982. Presenter Michael Oliver Producer RICHARD DUNN Editor ROSEMARY HART


Unknown: David Pownall
Presenter: Michael Oliver
Producer: Richard Dunn
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

with Alexander MacLeod Editor KEN GOUDIE


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod
Editor: Ken Goudie

: Science Now

Presenter Peter Evans What is happening in science? A weekly review of discoveries and developments from the world's leading laboratories.
Producer JULIAN brown


Presenter: Peter Evans
Producer: Julian Brown

: A Book at Bedtime

The Voyage of the Destiny by ROBERT NYE abridged in 15 parts by KEITH DARVILL
Read by david MARCH (G) Producer DAVID JOHNSTON long wave only


Unknown: Robert Nye
Unknown: Keith Darvill
Read By: David March
Producer: David Johnston

: The Financial World Tonight

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: 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.

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