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: News Briefing

: farming Week

Presented from Wales by nandel Jones
? regional view of 'arming in the week ahead. BBC Wales

: Today

Presenters John Tlmpson and Peter Hobday
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7-0, 8.0 Today's News pfad by HARRIET CASS
7,25'. 8,25. Sport
"31. 7.30, 8.30
News Summary
7.4 Thought for the Day


Presenters: John Tlmpson
Presenters: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Harriet Cass
Unknown: Edlitor Julian Holland

: The Week on 4

A look ahead with David Hitchinson


Unknown: David Hitchinson

: JohnEbdon

continues his investigations of the BBC Sound Archives but once again comes to no serious conclusion.
Producer KATE fenton
(Repeated: Fri 11.45 pm)


Producer: Kate Fenton

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

Lively conversation between the personalities in this week's news. Producer JENNY DANKS (Rev rpt at 7.20 pm)


Producer: Jenny Danks

: A Small Country Living

Jeanlne McMullen with all the news, views, tips and topics for people who live and work in rural Britain.


Unknown: Jeanlne McMullen

: Morning Story

The Haunted Cellar
A traditional Irish folk story read by Sean Barrett
Producer witch RAPER


Read By: Sean Barrett

: Daily Service

from St Andrew 's and St George's Church,
Edinburgh on the theme The Fellowship of the fed"bytherevRalphsmith led by 1'IΠREV RALI'B SM'Im BBC Scotland


Unknown: St Andrew

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits the Royal Tournament which, as a special theme this year, features the Battle of Britain and the London Blitz.SP41TH
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 Burken
Producer: Brian Patten

: You and Yours

PatMe Coldwell with the latest news for consumers.
Today: The Removal Men Have you had valuables smashed and had difficulty getting compensation? Do Mils match estimates? What about all that smaH prtnt in their contracts? If you've suffered at their hands, let us know.
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11.0 am


Editor: John Getgood

: Around the World in 25 Years

Johnny Morris recalls some of the people, places and happenings in a quarter of a century of jaunting.
This week: Sicily
Producer BMAN PATTEN BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Tues 10.30 pm)


Unknown: Johnny Morris

: 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

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor will include during the week some Talking Point discussions, Your Letters and other topics.
Among these today:
The Roots of Romance: RAY BARRON explores the earliest stories of love. The High Path (4)
A BBC Ariel book. The 15 Feast, Gall Duff introduces the winning menus and recipes to create a dinner party for four, 11.95 from booksellers


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Ray Barron
Editor: Wyn Knowles
Introduces: Gall Duff

: Afternoon Theatre



Unknown: Colin Haydn Evans

: Piano Portrait

Patricia Carroll introduces and plays music from her Victorian collection of pieces composed by famous pianists of the day.
This week: Madame Oury Producer ANDREW MUSSETT


Introduces: Patricia Carroll
Unknown: Madame Oury
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: Story Time

Tulku byPETER DICKINSON abridged in ten parts by DOMALD BANCROFT
Read by Garard Green (1) Screams in the night and blazing huts brutally signal the arrival of the Boxer rebellion in the once peaceful Chinese mission settlement. Young Theodore escapes to embark on a series of extraordinary adventures, with the strangest of companions, and a journey with an end beyond Imagining.


Unknown: Peter Dickinson
Unknown: Domald Bancroft
Read By: Garard Green
Producer: David Jobnston

: PM

Presenters Valerie Singleton and Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS

: The Six O'Clock News

with BRYAN MARTIN including Financial Report


Unknown: Bryan Martin

: Quote ... Unquote

Nigel Rees invites Canon Don Lewis Julian Mitchell Elaine Morgan and Myfanwy Talog to identify quotations.


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Canon Don Lewis
Unknown: Julian Mitchell
Unknown: Elaine Morgan

: The Archers

BBC Birmingham
(Repeated: Tues 1.40 pm)


Written By: Helen Leaobeatek
Cast for the week: Dan Archer: Frank Middlemass
Jennifer Archer: Angela Piper
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Archer: Judy Bennett
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Laura Archer: Betty McDowall
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
NeisonGabriei: Jack May
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Clarrle Grundy: Heather Bell
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Colonel Danby: Ballard Berkeley
Mark Hebden: Richard Derrington
Susan Horobin: Charlotte Martin

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

(Rev rpt of 9.0 am)

: The Monday Play

Indian Summer is set at a crucial moment in Irish history - the autumn of 1920 when the violent struggle for independence was at its height. But for Mr Martin , an Anglo-Irish landowner in Co Cork, the date has a different significance - it is to be the realisation of a dream, the moment when he will present his plans for the re-afforestation of all Ireland. But there were other dreams in the Ireland of 1920 ... dreams firmly rooted In tragic reality.
PlanlSt GRAHAM KENNEDY A BBC/Lyric Theatre Belfast co-production Directed for stage and radio by ROBERT coopER BBC Northern Ireland
(Repeated: Sun 2.30 pm)


Unknown: Jennifer Johnston
Unknown: Indian Summer
Unknown: Mr Martin
Unknown: Graham Kennedy
Radio By: Robert Cooper
Nanny: Mairun O'Sullivan
Miranda Martin: Ingrtd Craigie
Mr Martin: James Greens
Cathal: Ciaran Hinds
Andrew Martin: Ian McElhinney
Harry: Mark Lambert

: Kaleidoscope

includes reviews of Jennifer Johnston 's play IndianSummeronRadio 4; and a season of Warner Brothers' films made in the 1930s, including Captain Blood, The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex and High Sierra, at the National Film Theatre.
Presenter Michael Oliver Producer Carroll MOORE Edttor ROSEMARY HART


Unknown: Jennifer Johnston
Presenter: Michael Oliver
Producer: Carroll Moore
Producer: Edttor Rosemary Hart

: The World Tonight: News

with Simon Winchester Editor KEN COUDIE


Unknown: Simon Winchester
Editor: Ken Coudie

: Science Now

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


Presenter: Peter Evans
Producer: Geoff Deehan

: A Book at Bedtime

I'm the King of the Castle by SUSAN HILL abridged in ten episodes by TREVOR ROYLE
Read by Lynn Farlelgh (1) ' Some people are coming here today,' said Joseph Hooper to his son
Edmund, ' now you will have a companion. His name is
Charles Kingshaw and he's just your age, he's almost 11.'
Producer MARILYN IRELAND BBC Scotland long wave only


Unknown: Trevor Royle
Read By: Lynn Farlelgh
Unknown: Joseph Hooper
Unknown: Charles Kingshaw

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: Today in Parliament

long wave only

: News

including weather long wave only

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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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