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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

Presenters John Timpson and Brian Redhead
6.45. Prayer for the Day with THE REV RICHARD HARRIES Weather forecast
7.0. 8.0 Today's News
7.25*, 8.25' Sport
7.30. 8.30 News Summary
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35' Yesterday In Parliament
8.50* Your Letters
8.57 Weather: travel


Presenters: John Timpson
Presenters: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Richard Harries
Read By: Laurie MacMillan

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Peter Maxwell Davies is not only a prolific composer, he is also Director of Music at
Darlington Hall Summer School, and Director of the Fires of London, a group specialising in 20th-century music which he conducts on their many concert tours. Most of his composing is done in the tranquillity and isolation of his home in the Orkneys.
In conversation with RoY PLOMLEY he talks about his life and chooses eight records he would take to the mythical island.


Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Producer: Derek Drescher

: News

: International Assignment

BBC correspondents from around the world cast a collective eye over a contemporary issue.
A Radio News production by ADAM RAPHAEL
(Repeated: Sat 4.2 pm)


Production By: Adam Raphael

: Morning Story

Read by Elizabeth Proud


Unknown: Katherine Mansfield
Read By: Elizabeth Proud

: Daily Service

NEM, p 122: All for Jesus - all for Jesus (Bp 2); Psalm 34, vv 1-10;
Matthew 11, vv 16-30
(Rsv); Give me the wings of faith to rise (BBC HB 229)

: News

followed by travel

: You the Jury

: Bird of the Week

For the last programme in the series Jim Flegg turns to the manx shearwater - a graceful seabird whose incredible voice in Norway has been attributed to angry Trolls.
Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol


Unknown: Jim Flegg
Producer: John Harrison

: News

: You and Yours

Pattie Coldwell with the latest news, advice and information for consumers.
Norman Tllzer analyses value for money with his regular weekly survey of consumer goods in It's a Bargain.
For details of all the items in the programmes this week, send a sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Pattie Coldwell
Unknown: Norman Tllzer

: My Music

12.55 Weather: travel; programme news

: The World at One: News

Presenter Brian Widftrtre with voices and topics in and behind the headlines


Presenter: Brian Widftrtre

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

: Woman's Hour

Introduced from Manchester by Lesley Judd. who meets TAMARA Hassans circus proprietor.
CHRISTINE KINNEAR investigates fishy food of the future.
Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester Close Quarters byMICHAELGILBERT abridged in ten parts by MONICA GREY
Read by Sian Probert


Unknown: Lesley Judd.
Unknown: Tamara Hassans
Unknown: Christine Kinnear
Producer: Diana Stenson
Read By: Sian Probert

: News

: The King Must Die: 4: The Earth Bull

by Mary Renault adapted tor radio in 11 parts by Michael Bakewell
[Starring] Gary Bond as Theseus with Petra Markham as Ariadne and David March as Asterion
Theseus and his companions arrive in Crete to find a sinister welcome awaiting them at the harbour and a terrifying prospect in the Bull Court.


Author: Mary Renault
Adapted for radio by: Michael Bakewell
Music composed by: Christos Pittas
Director: David Spenser
Theseus: Gary Bond
Ariadne: Petra Markham
Asterion: David March
Phormion: John Bull
Amyntor: Alex Jennings
Lukos: David Gooderson
Tetemon: John Webb
Hlppon: Richard Huw
Menesthes: Stuart Organ
Melantho: Jane Knowles
Aktor: William Eedle
Chryse: Pauline Siddle
Thebe: Sarah Finch
Nephele: Fiona Walker
Helike: Jill Lidstone
Rhene: Pip Mayo
p vli a: Moir Leslie
Corinthian: Clive Panto
Thalestris: Elizabeth Lindsay

: News

: Just After Four

Gyppo TOM ODLEY talks about life on the road and reads some of his poetry. 4: Front Far-off Coppice


Talks: Gyppo Tom Odley

: No Second City

Glasgow is a city trapped by its past. Despite the advent of space age industries and new social policies, the cliched image remains of violence, football, dole queues and little else ... much to the dismay of native Glaswegians who view their city with a mixture of fierce pride and sardonic humour. Today HM The Queen visits Glasgow to take part in celebrations marking the bicentenaries of both the Glasgow
Herald and the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce.
Asanoutsider-andtheres no greater outsider in Glasgow than a man born in Edinburgh Jack
Rciran takes a personal view of a town that wa:) .in the second city of the empire and that is strugRling to outlive its tag of ' no mean city. Producer BLAIR

: Story Time

Changing Trains by maeve bunchy abridged and produced by JOHN CARDY
Head by Carole Hayman It's hard for Adam to believe that his mother and his girlfriend belong on the same planet. Whatever is going to happen now that he taking the one home to meet the other?


Produced By: John Cardy
Unknown: Carole Hayman

: PM

presenters Gordon Clough and Susannah Simons on VHF until 5.55
5.50 Shipping forecast long it-ace only
5.55 Weather; programme news


Presenters: Gordon Clough
Presenters: Susannah Simons

: The Six O'Clock News

with BRIAN PERKINS including financial Report

: Going Places

Chris Serle brings you the stories behind the scenesintheworldof water II avel and transport, with help from
Eric Tobitt ,
Alanah Martin and Tom BosweU. Producer ibene mallis Editor ROGER MACDONALD


Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Eric Tobitt
Unknown: Alanah Martin
Unknown: Tom Bosweu.
Editor: Roger MacDonald

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Mon 1.40 pm)

: Pick of the Week


Presenter: Glyn Worsnip
Producer: Helen Pry

: Profile

A personal portrait

: Any Questions?

from Castletown, Isle of Man
George MacDonald Fraser Air-Vice Marshal Stewart Menaul Polly Toynbee and Melvyn Bragg
Chairman David Jacobs Producer GEOFFREY JAMES (Repeated: Sat 1.10 pm)


Unknown: George MacDonald Fraser
Unknown: Stewart Menaul
Unknown: Polly Toynbee
Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: David Jacobs
Producer: Geoffrey James

: Kaleidoscope

includes reviews of Singin' in the Rain, a new production starring Tommy Steele at the London Palladium; and The Nation's Health, a novel by G. F. Newman , author of Law and Order and Operation Bad
Apple, about the National. Health Service. Presented by Sheridan MotUy Producer


Unknown: Tommy Steele
Novel By: G. F. Newman
Presented By: Sheridan Motuy
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

John Morgan reporting


Unknown: John Morgan

: Week Ending

with Bill Wallis, David Tate, Jon Glover and Sally Grace
Written by James Hendrie, Ian Brown, Nick Revell, Andrea Solomons, HOST AFFS, Richard Quick, John Langdon, John Collee, Roger Planer, Peter Hickey and others
Producer Pete Atkin
(Repeated: Sat 5.25 pm)


Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: David Tatc
Unknown: Jon Glover
Written By: James Iiendrie
Written By: Ian Brown
Written By: Nick Hevell
Written By: Andrea. Solomon
Unknown: Rictiahd Quick
Unknown: John Langdon.
Unknown: John Collee
Unknown: Roger Planer
Producer: Pete Atkin

: A Book at Bedtime

A Square of Sky (5) long aafe only

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: Today in Parliament

long wave only

: JohnEbdon

long wave only

: News

Weather report;, forecast followed by an interlude am Shipping forecast; inshore forecast

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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.

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