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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Today

with 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 BRYAN MARTIN
7.20* Your Letters
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7-45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Timpson
Unknown: Peter Hobday
Read By: Bryan Martin

: News

: Tuesday Call: [number removed]

Tuesday Call today features a senior politician who will be available to answer questions on a current subject of national Importance.
Sue MacGregor will be in the Chair.
Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Lines open from 8.0 am

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC correspondents talk about the countries they work in.

: Morning Story

You're Not
Superstitious, Are You? by DYMPNA CUNNINGHAM Read by Brigid Erin Bates
'"Everything will be yours after I'm gone", Aunt Edie would say when they were all safely back on their shelves and the handsome Laughing Buddha filled its customary place on the sideboard. "After all, you were always my favourite niece".'
Producer KATHRYN PORTER BBC Northern Ireland


Read By: Brigid Erin Bates
Unknown: Aunt Edie
Producer: Kathryn Porter

: Daily Service

NEM, p 93; Son of the Lord most high (BP 76); Psalm 119, vv 49-56; II
Corinthians 1, vv 12-22; Rejoice, 0 people, in the mounting years (BBC HB 181) long wave only

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Fine Company of Men by DAVE SHEASBY
long wave only


Unknown: Dave Sheasby

: Wildlife

Cats purr and dogs wag their tails. Is man the only animal to express pleasure by smiling?
The naturalists enjoy another selection of your questions.
Presented by Derek Jones
Producer JOHN HARMSON BBC Bristol


Presented By: Derek Jones
Producer: John Harmson

: You and Yours

Patti Coldwell with' the daily programme aimed at you the consumer.
Ring [number removed]after
11.0 am with your questions and comments.


Unknown: Patti Coldwell

: My Word!

devised by TONY shryane and EDWARD J. MASON i Dilys Powell and Frank Muir challenge < Antonia Fraser and Denis Norden
In the Chair � Michael O'DonneU Questions compiled by PETER MOORE


Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Antonia Fraser
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Michael O'Donneu
Unknown: Peter Moore
Producers: Tony Shryane
Producers: Pete Atkin

: The World at One: News

Presenter Sir Robin Day

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor including
A Paradise of Birds:
ROY MACKAY , superintendent of a nature reserve in Papua New Guinea describes some of his exotic charges to Liz MARDALL. with many interruptions from the birds themselves.
The Captains and the Kings by JENNIFER JOHNSTON abridged in nine parts by JANET QUIGLEY
Read by Jim Norton (1) Mr Prendergast , old and misanthropic, lives alone in the family home in Ireland, haunted by ghosts from the past. Then one day a young boy arrives, and an unlikely friendship develops.
(Music: Boehm's Concerto for English horn and chamber orchestra)
(Jim Norton is a National Theatre player) long wave only


Unknown: Roy MacKay
Unknown: Liz Mardall.
Unknown: Jennifer Johnston
Unknown: Janet Quigley
Read By: Jim Norton
Read By: Mr Prendergast
Unknown: Jim Norton

: Afternoon Theatre

Lenny has two important interests outside his home: cricket and his friendship for a disabled boy. It looked like a happy and useful combination ...
Directed by TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester


Unknown: Ken Blakeson
Directed By: Tony Cliff
Lenny Simpson: Geoffrey Hinsllff
'Spuggy' Sparrow: Ian Sharrock
Albert Armatroyd: Geoffrey Banks
Frank Hardeastle: Jack Carr
Alec Johnstone: James Tomlinson
Granny Sparrow: Lorraine Peters
Jean Simpson: Jean Fergusson

: Just After Four

Bill Fraser recalls some theatrical mishaps.
Producer RON MCDONNELL BBC Manchester


Unknown: Bill Fraser
Producer: Ron McDonnell

: The Trail of Blood

Over two million people donate blood every year in Britain. What happens to all this blood? How is it processed and used?
Derek Parker follows the trail of an average 'pinta' from Donation Centre to laboratory, looking at the early history of blood transfusion on the way, and examining the present state of the service.
Helping him follow the trail are Dr Tom Davies , Director of the North
London Regional Centre of the Blood Transfusion Service, members of the staff at the West London Centre, and various blood donors - including actor and comedian, Kenneth Williams.
0 FEATURE: page 3


Unknown: Derek Parker
Unknown: Dr Tom Davies
Unknown: Kenneth Williams.
Producer: Dennis Simmons

: Story Time

The Leopard (12)

: PM

with Robert Williams and Valerie Singleton


Unknown: Robert Williams
Unknown: Valerie Singleton

: The Six O'Clock News

with HARRIET CASS Financial Report


Unknown: Harriet Cass

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed 1.40 pm)

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care.


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Alison Richards

: A Little of What You Fancy

Ben Warris looks back on the great names - and bizarre happenings he's known in 60 years in show business.
Compiled and produced by HERBERT WILLIAMS


Unknown: Ben Warris
Produced By: Herbert Williams

: Last Tales from the South China Seas

Themes and variations from the lives of the British in South-East Asia, in the days of the Empire in the words of some of those who were there. 5: Bandits: The anti-terrorist war in the Malayan jungle, 1948-56 'And if I was to say the jungle seemed to sort of open its arms to greet you, it wouldn't be an exaggeration. You could imagine all the little creepy-crawlies and all the whole environment of the jungle would say, "Oh look here, look what's coming, a lovely little tender European - let's eat him...."'
Special music by JONATHAN GIBBS


Music By: Jonathan Gibbs
Unknown: Charles Allen
Producer: Michael Mason

: In Touch

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. Presenter Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL Listeners can phone in queries and comments relating to the programme on [number removed]8.30-10.0 pm. Handbooks of aids and Publications, [address removed].


Producer: Thena Heshel

: Gemmell's Gardens

Professor Alan Gemmell visits Wakehurst Place, near Ardinglay in West Sussex.


Unknown: Professor Alan Gemmell
Unknown: Murdoch M. McPherson

: Kaleidoscope

with Michael Oliver
Producer RICHARD dunn


Unknown: Michael Oliver
Producer: Richard Dunn

: A Book at Bedtime

Fire Falcon (2)

: The World Tonight

National, international and financial news, analysis and comment.
11.0 Headlines and Financial World Tonight long wave only from 11.0

: News

12.23-12.28* am The Chip Shop Takeaway Service

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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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