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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

Presented from Wales by Handel Jones A regional view of farming in the week ahead BBC Wales


Unknown: Handel Jones

: Today

Presenters John Timpson and Peter Hobday
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by SIMON VANCE
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day Editor JULIAN HOLLAND


Presenters: John Timpson
Presenters: Peter Hobday
Read By: Simon Vance
Editor: Julian Holland

: The Week on 4

A look ahead with Dilly Barlow


Unknown: Dilly Barlow

: Angus McDermid

The former foreign correspondent puts an ear to the BBC Sound Archives Producer ANNE HOWELLS


Producer: Anne Howells

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

Witty, provocative, outrageous, unpredictable table talk from RICHARD BAKER 'S live guests.


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Ian Strachan

: Money Box

: Morning Story

Westchester Town
The story of a football team written and read by Brian Glenville
1: The Manager's Tale Producer MITCH RAPER


Read By: Brian Glenville
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Daily Service

NEM, p 62; Give to our
God immortal praise (BBC HB 6); Psalm 27; Daniel 4, vv 28-37; We give immortal praise (BP 93) long wave only

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits Tetbury in Gloucestershire. A small market town, its most famous residents are the Prince and Princess of Wales.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
long wave only


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: Poetry Pleasel

Presented by D. J. Enright Readers BARBARA JEFFORD and ANTHONY HYDE Compiled by MARGARET BRADLEY BBC Bristol long wave only


Presented By: D. J. Enright
Presented By: Readers Barbara Jefford

: You and Yours

with Paul Heiney


Unknown: Paul Heiney

: Three Men in a Boat

by Jerome K. Jerome adapted in three episodes and performed by Jeremy Nicholas
3: "At Abingdon, the river passes by the streets. Abingdon is a typical country town of the smaller order - quiet, eminently respectable, clean, and desperately dull".
Music by Jeremy Nicholas
Performed by The Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Producer Paul Mayhew Archer
(Repeated: Tues 6.30 pm)


Author: Jerome K. Jerome
Adapter: Jeremy Nicholas
Performer: Jeremy Nicholas
Music by: Jeremy Nicholas
Producer: Paul Mayhew Archer

: The World at One: News

Presenter Brian Widlake


Presenter: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

with Sue MacGregor including some Talking Point discussions, Your Letters and other topics. Among these today: 'We'll Improve the Playground': HELEN PICKLES hears how fourth year schoolchildren at Blaydon Comprehensive, designed a new amenity for their school.
Earthly Possessions by ANNE TYLER , abridged in 11 parts by DELIA PATON Read by Gayle Hunnicutt (1) Charlotte Emory feels trapped by the -motional demands of her life. She decides to leave home and does - but not in the way she plans.
Editor SANDRA CHALMERS long wave only


Unknown: Anne Tyler
Unknown: Delia Paton
Read By: Gayle Hunnicutt
Editor: Sandra Chalmers

: Afternoon Theatre

The Poisoned
Chocolates Case by ANTHONY BERKELEY

: Lost Cause?

Nigel Rees has been talking to six people who just won't give up.
5: David Jones - Inventor Producer ROS BARTLETT


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: David Jones

: Story Time

The Leopard by GIUSEPPE DI LAMPEDUSA translated by ARCHIBOLD COLQUHOUN abridged and read in 13 parts by Gabriel Woolf (1) Amid rumours that
Garibaldi is about to land in Sicily, the Prince of Salina, head of an old aristocratic Sicillian family, learns how to adapt to a changing world. Producer DAVID SPENSER


Unknown: Giuseppe Di Lampedusa
Translated By: Archibold Colquhoun
Unknown: Gabriel Woolf
Producer: David Spenser

: PM

with Gordon Clough and Valerie Singleton Editor DEREK LEWIS


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

: The Six O'Clock News

with BRYAN MARTIN including
Financial Report


Unknown: Bryan Martin

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tues 1.40 pm)

: In Business

(Details: Thurs 10.0 am)

: Labels

In the first of six programmes
Patrick Hannan looks at the way we verbally package people.


Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Producer: Herbert Williams

: The Monday Play

Chota by JEAN BINNIE with John Shrapnel , Maureen O'Brien , Bill Simpson and Annabelle Alnyon
Wartime India and an English family have moved to a remote part of the Punjab. Why?


Unknown: Jean Binnie
Unknown: John Shrapnel
Unknown: Maureen O'Brien
Unknown: Bill Simpson
Directed By: Martin Jenkins
Margaret: Annabelle Alnyon
Ayah: Shireen Shah
Munna: Maureen O'Brien
Fa: John Shrapnel
McMillan: Bill Simpson
Bearer: Madhav Sharma

: Kenneth Williams -Ad Lib

The master raconteur with a compendium of entertaining reminiscences and personal opinions Producer MICHAEL FORD


Producer: Michael Ford

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer DANIEL DODD Editor ROSEMARY HART


Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Daniel Dodd
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: A Book at Bedtime

Nineteen Eighty-Four (11)

: The World Tonight

10.30 Headlines
11.0 Headlines and Financial World Tonight Editor ALASTAIR OSBORNE long wave only from 11.0


Editor: Alastair Osborne

: News

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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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