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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

Presented from Scotland by Charlie Allan BBC Scotland
6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

Presenters John Timpson 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


Presenters: John Timpson
Presenters: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Eric Doyle
Read By: Pauline Bushnell

: The Week on 4

A look ahead with Laurie Macmillan


Unknown: Laurie MacMillan

: Glyn Worsnip

goes into the BBC Sound Archives to contemplate current affairs and future events with the benefit of hindsight.
Producer HELEN FRY
(Repeated: Fri 11.45 pm)
8.57 Weather: travel

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

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

long wave only

: Morning Story

Thunderbolt by FRANK TUOHY
Read by Elizabeth Proud
The Stone Lions is really the only place to eat in Kilminster ... for both fenerations.
Toducermitchraper long wave only


Unknown: Frank Tuohy
Read By: Elizabeth Proud

: Daily Service

nem, p 38: Lift up your heads (BBC HB 178); Psalm 20: John 8, vv 21-36 (AV); 0 thou not made with hands (BBC HB 180)

: News

followed by travel long wave only

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits
Haslemcre in Surrey. Set in hilly, wooded countryside, the town has a fine Educational
Museum and is the home of the Dolmetsch family, makers of early musical instruments.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
long, wave only


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: Poetry Please!

Presented by Charles Tomlinson Readers POLLY JAMES and MARTIN JARVIS
Producer BRIAN PATTEN BBC Bristol
(Martin Jarvis is a National Theatre player' Ions, wave only


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

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Jennt Mills

: Lord Peter Wimsey: Busman's Honeymoon: 6: A Chain of Circumstance

by Dorothy L. Sayers adapted in six episodes by Alistair Beaton starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter, Sarah Badel as Lady Peter Wimsey, Peter Jones as Bunter with special guest Peter Vaughan as Superintendent Kirk

12.55 Weather: travel: programme news


Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
Adapted by: Alistair Beaton
Producer: Martin Fisher
Lord Peter: Ian Carmlchael
Lady Wimsey: Sarah Badel
Bunter: Peter Jones
Superintendent Kirk: Peter Vaughan
Mrs Ruddle: Pearl Hackney
Miss Twitterton: Rosemary Leach
Frank Crutchley: Kenneth Cranham
Mr Puffett: Michael Ripper
The Rev Goodacre: Gerald Sim
Constable Sellon: Christopher Beeny
Removal man: Edward Cast
Removal man: Alex Jennings
Narrator: John Westbrook

: The World at One: News

Presenter Brian Wldlake


Presenter: Brian Wldlake

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

long wave only

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Singing the Blues:
FRANCES DONNELLY meets Ottilie Patterson.
Fast Family Fare (5): Snacks: MARY BERRY with six demonstrations on how to prepare real and wholesome food quickly and efficiently. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (18) long wave only


Unknown: Frances Donnelly
Unknown: Ottilie Patterson.
Unknown: Mary Berry

: Afternoon Theatre

The Mermaid's Tale by VALERIE GEORGESON


Unknown: Valerie Georgeson

: Zoo Talk

Can you imagine getting your arm stuck Inside a fTegnant zebra? nternationalzoovet
David Taylor remembers just such an occasion - as well as the ' Miraculous case of the Magical Dragon's tooth
Producer ANNE blair gocld BBC Bristol


Unknown: David Taylor
Producer: Anne Blair

: Story Time

Trouble for Lucia (3)

: PM

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


Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Valerie Singleton

: The Six O'Clock News

with BRYAN MARTIN including Financial Report


Unknown: Bryan Martin

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

The antidote to panel games
A record edition Vocals:
Barry Cryer
GraemeGarden Tim Brooke-Taylor and Willie Rushton On lead guitar:
Humphrey Lyttclton On keyboards: MATTHEW SCOTT On Valium:


Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Graemegarden Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Willie Rushton
Guitar: Humphrey Lyttclton
Unknown: Matthew Scott
Unknown: Paul Mayhewarcher

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tues 1.40 pm)

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

(Revised rpt of 9.5 am)

: The Monday Play: When the Wind Blows

A radio play by Raymond Briggs, based on his cartoon book of the same name, with Peter Sallis and Brenda Bruce.

In the event of the nuclear holocaust, an innocent, elderly couple take all the advised precautions.

(Repeated: Sun 2.30 pm) Woddis On ... page 73


Writer: Raymond Briggs
Director: John Tydeman
Hilda: Brenda Bruce
Jim: Peter Sallis

: Inspiration

An occasional series Do not believe when lovely lips report
That I lost anchor in rough seas of jest
Ludovlc Kennedy talks to Lady Diana Cooper for whom hilaire BELLOC wrote six sonnets.
Producer BRIAN patten BBC Bristol


Talks: Ludovlc Kennedy
Unknown: Lady Diana Cooper
Unknown: Hilaire Belloc
Producer: Brian Patten

: Kaleidoscope

celebrates the 80th birthday of the Chileanborn pianist
Claudio Arrau ; and reviews Ruth Rendell 's novel The
Speaker of Mandarin, a new thriller featuring
Chief Inspector Wexford on loan to the Chinese government.
Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer PHILIP JORDAN
9.59 Weather


Pianist: Claudio Arrau
Unknown: Ruth Rendell
Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Philip Jordan

: The World Tonight: News

with Alexander MacLeod and voices and opinions from around the world


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod

: Science Now

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


Presenter: Peter Evans
Producer: Julian Brown

: A Book at Bedtime

The Voyage of the Destiny (11) long wave only

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4's international business report; market trends long wave only

: 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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