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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Today

with Brian Redhead and John Timpson
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Prayer for the Day
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: John Timpson
Read By: Peter Donaldson

: News

: Checkpoint

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: The Living World

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: In Business

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: Morning Story

The Neighbours by MARIAN VEEVERS
Read by Rachel Thomas 'Grace looked for a removal van, but there wasn't one. At midday the cars arrived, crashing and bouncing along the unsurfaced track.'
Producer HERBERT WILLIAMS BBC Wales long wave only


Read By: Rachel Thomas
Producer: Herbert Williams

: Daily Service

nem. p 50; Rejoice 0 people, in the mounting years (BBC HB 181); Psalm 27,
Part 2; Genesis 45, vv 1-2,
4-15; Eternal light! Eternal light! (bp 15) long wave only

: Analysis

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: Enquire Within

Let Neil Landor , together with his specialist experts and the help of the BBC
Reference Library sort out your queries.
Producer JAN TAYLOR long wave only


Unknown: Neil Landor
Producer: Jan Taylor

: You and Yours

News and advice for consumers with Patti Coldwell and Les Cottington with his weekly shopping guide.


Unknown: Patti Coldwell
Unknown: Les Cottington

: The Grumbleweeds

Albert, Carl,
Graham Maurice and Robin invite you to listen once again to an action-packed half hour of Grumbleweed comedy.
This week Uncle Rubbish opens his nature book and introduces us to the worm. Written by MIKE CRAIG
Producer MIKE CRAIG BBC Manchester
(First broadcast on R2)


Unknown: Graham Maurice
Written By: Mike Craig
Written By: Ron McDonnell.
Producer: Mike Craig

: The World at One: News

Presenter Sir Robin Day

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
'Dragon Discrimination' and Other Matters!
CHRIS ELDON LEE has been talking to the Chester poets who live and work in and around Chester.
Wycliffe and the Pea-Green Boat by w. BURLEY abridged in nine parts by ANGELA JESSON
Read by Sean Arnold (1) More than 20 years separate two violent deaths in a quiet Cornish fishing village. But Chief Supt Wycliffe comes to believe they are connected.
(Music: Langford s
Rhapsody for Cornet and Brass Band) long wave only


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Chris Eldon Lee
Read By: Sean Arnold

: Afternoon Theatre

The Last Recording by DOUGLAS SLATER with Lady Elgar
Fifty years ago Elgar supervised the last recording of his work from his sick bed in Worcester by telephone line to the orchestra many miles away in London. A few days later - on 23 February, the composer died.
This play tells the story of that last recording and looks at incidents in Elgar's earlier life.
Directed by LAN COTTERELL (Repeal)


Unknown: Douglas Slater
Directed By: Lan Cotterell
: Timothy West
: Sir Edward Elgar
: Pauline Letts
Carice: Elgar Blake
: Miranda Forbes
Willy Reed: David Gooderson
August Jaegar: Nicholas Courtney
Ernest Newman: John Warner
Fred Gaisberg: Cyril Shaps

: Just After Four

The writer and broadcaster Ian Grimble offers some reflections on Persuasion.


Unknown: Ian Grimble

: Bookshelf

Britain has the best library service in the world. Or does it? Your local library can at present, provide you with everything from fiction, reference books and newspapers, to space invaders, puppet shows and films.
Hunter Davies looks at the service of which we are justly proud and asks whether its future is under threat.


Unknown: Hunter Davies
Producer: Angela Hind

: Story Time

Atlantic City Proof (14)

: PM

with Susannah Simons and Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

with BRYAN MARTIN including
Financial Report


Unknown: Bryan Martin

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Fri 1.40 pm) Written by MARGARET PHELAN
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Cast for the week:
BBC Birmingham


Written By: Margaret Phelan
Editor: Anthony Parkin
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Shula Archer: Judy Bennett
Laura Archer: Betty McDowall
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville
Martha Woodford: Mollie Harris
Joe Grundy: Haydn Jones
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy: Heather Bell
Jethro Larkin: George Hart
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Colonel Danby: Ballard Berkeley
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Det Sgt Barry: David Vann
Susan Horrobin: Charlotte Martin
Nigel Pargetter: Graham Seed
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd

: Concert Prelude

Fritz Spiegl looks forward to the music in tonight's concert.


Unknown: Fritz Spiegl

: Halle Orchestra

MALCOLM BINNS (piano) Part 1
Dvorak Overture, Carnival
Bizet Suite, L'Arlesienne
Ravel Piano Concerto in G major


Leader: Martin Milner
Conducted By: Maurice Handford
Piano: Malcolm Binns

: Any Answers?

Introduced by David Jacobs
Compiled by LAURIE MASON Producer MARY PRICE BBC Bristol
Send your letters to Any Answers? BBC, Bristol [Postcode removed]


Introduced By: David Jacobs
Unknown: Laurie Mason

: Halle Orchestra

Part 2
Schubert Symphony No 5 in B flat
Britten The Young
Person's Guide to the Orchestra
BBC Manchester
(Public concert given in the Free Trade Hall,
Manchester. Presented by the Halle Concerts Society in association with Mobil)

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan presents tonight's edition which includes interviews, news and reviews of films, books, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Carroll Moore

: A Book at Bedtime

The Lost Domain (9)

: The World Tonight

Headlines - and an hour of national, international and financial news, background analysis and comment
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: Today in Parliament

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: News

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About this project

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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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