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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

from the Royal Show, Stoneleigh in Warwickshire with Allan Wright
6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only


Unknown: Allan Wright

: Today

Presenters John Timpson and Peter Hobday
6.45* Prayer for the Day With RABBI LIONEL BLUE
6.55, 7.55 Weather forecast
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
7.251, 8.25- Sport
7.30. 8.30 News Summary
7.45. Thought for the Day Editor JULIAN HOLLAND


Presenters: John Timpson
Presenters: Peter Hobday
Read By: Laurie MacMillan
Editor: Julian Holland

: The Week on 4

A look ahead with Kate Moon


Unknown: Kate Moon

: 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

A lively matching of wit and wisdom between some of the personalities who will be in the news this week. Also, Kenneth Robinson.
Producer JENNV DANKS (Rev repeat at 7.20 pm)


Unknown: Kenneth Robinson.

: News

: Morning Story

Champagne Flight by JILL NORRIS
Read by Elizabeth Proud Producer MITCH RAPER


Unknown: Jill Norris
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Daily Service

HEM. p 1: A stranger once did bless (BBC UB 70);
Psalm 1; Matthew 12, vv 1-9 (RSV); Strengthen for service (BBC HB 215)

: News

followed by travel

: Down Your Way

From Newbury In
Berkshire and Including visits by Brian Johnston to the town's famous racecourse and a grammar school for the deaf.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: Poetry Please!

Some of the poetry requested by Radio 4 listeners.
Presented by Norman MacCalg
Producer BRIAN PATTEN BBC Bristol Requests to:
Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Presented By: Norman MacCalg
Presented By: Readers Fulton MacKay
Presented By: Bonnie Hvrren
Producer: Brian Patten

: News

: You and Yours

Paul Heincy presents Britain's only daily
Programme for consumers which today calls for your questions to an Education Forum. Are
Your children making the most of their educational opportunities? What more could you do to help them on their way? The lines openatll.oamon [number removed]


Unknown: Paul Heincy
Editor: John Getgood

: The Price of Fear

Vincent Price
Presents Dilys Laye S)rlVia Coleridge and Norman Bird in Is There Anybody There? by WILLIAM INGRAM
Not far away in discreet suburbia is to be found the home of Griselda Thorpe - medium and clairvoyant and her elder sister Edie. And it Is to this genteel house that Henry Jollit comes in search of a preview of eternity.
Directed by JOHN DYAS
(Repeated: Tues 10.30 pm)
12.55 Weather; travel; Programme news


Unknown: Dilys Laye
Unknown: Norman Bird
Unknown: William Ingram
Unknown: Griselda Thorpe
Unknown: Henry Jollit
Directed By: John Dyas
Griselda Thorpe: Dilys Laye
Edie Thorpe: Sylvia Coleridge
Henry Jollit: Norman Bird

: The World at One: News

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


Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Some Talking Point discussions, Your Letters and other topics. Among these today:
The Roots of Romance: RAY BARRON explores the earliest stories of love. Close Quarters (8)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Ray Barron
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

The Killing by JOHN ASHE


Unknown: John Ashe

: Piano Portrait

Patricia Carroll
'introduces and plays music from her Victorian collection of pieces composed by famous pianistsoftheday.
This week Julius Schulhoff Producer ANDREW MUSSETT


Introduces: Patricia Carroll
Unknown: Julius Schulhoff

: Story Time

Judgement Day by PENELOPE LIVELY abridged in ten parts by EVANGELINE BANKS
Read by Joan Hart (1) Brisk, capable Clare
Paling, a middle-class agnostic with a prosperous husband. beautiful children and time on her hands, finds rural life makes no demands on her abounding energy. It takes a village pageant. violence and death to show her there is uncertainty everywhere and so much to learn. Producer JOHN CARDY


Read By: Joan Hart
Producer: John Cardy

: PM

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


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

: The Six O'Clock News

Half-an-hour of reports from the BBC newsmen around the world including Financial Report


Unknown: Pauline Bushnell

: The News Quiz

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tues 1.40 pm)

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

(Revised repeat of 9.5 am)

: The Monday Play

A Modern Relationship by ANITA BRONSON with and Carol has shared
Edward's house, his bed, and his life for 12 months. Theirs is a ' modern relationship nice and uncomplicated. with no dramas, and no strings. But what you say when you start a relationship, and what happens when you're actually living it, doesn't always add up to the same thing.
(Repeated: Sun 2.30 pm)


Directed By: Shaun MacLoughlin
Carol: Kay Adshead
Edward: Michael N Harbour
Mo: Rosalind Adams
Nick: Nicholas Grace
Peggy: Bonnie Hurren
Robert: Bruce Stewart
Doctor: Neil Stacy
Receptionist: Pat Field
Waitress: Susanna Dawson
Nurse: Kim Hicks
Jacky: Rosamund Shelley

: A Strolling Player

Cyril Luckham remembers some amusing moments during his early days as an actor nearly 50 years ago and recalls that the life of a strolling player was not always as glamorous as it may have seemed to the audiences. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Cyril Luckham

: Kaleidoscope

includes reviews of Blue Highways - A Journey into America by William Least Heat Moon: and Joan Crawford - The Ultimate Star. a biography of the Hollywood actress by Alexander Walker. Presenter
Christopher Bigsby


Unknown: Joan Crawford
Unknown: Alexander Walker.
Unknown: Christopher Bigsby
Producer: Carroll Moore
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

with Simon Winchester and voices and opinions from around the world. Editor KEN GOUDIE


Unknown: Simon Winchester
Editor: Ken Goudie

: Science Now

Presenter Colin Tudge A weekly review of discoveries and developments in the world's leading laboratories.


Presenter: Colin Tudge
Producer: Julian Brown

: A Book at Bedtime

A Square of Sky (6) long wave only

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: Today in Parliament

long wave only

: News

Weather report: forecast long wave only 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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