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: News

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7.10 Sunday Papers long wave only
7.15 Apna Hi
Ghar Samajhiye : for Asians BBC Birmingham long wave only
7.45 Bells
7.50 Turning Over New Leaves
Fr Benedict O'Donohoe of Ealing Abbey selects readings from Seeking God by ESTHER DE WAAL.


Unknown: Ghar Samajhiye
Unknown: Fr Benedict O'Donohoe

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer JOHN NEWBURY


Presented By: Clive Jacobs

: Derek Nimmo

talks about the work of the Queen Elizabeth's Foundation for the Disabled (251051) for the Week's Good Cause.
Donations can be sent to the Foundation at [address removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from Caterham School, Surrey conducted by THE REV RONALD W. LEWIS Preacher
Readings: Deuteronomy 7, w 6-12; I Corinthians 12, vv 1, 4-18, 26-27
Hymns: (With One Voice): God of grace (543); Christ is made the sure foundation (343); Christ is the world's light (191); Jesus shall reign (136) Anthem: Good Christian men (Bullock)
Organist and Director of Music A. D. LEACH


Unknown: Ronald W. Lewis
Unknown: Barrie D. Scopes
Music: A. D. Leach

: The Archers

Omnibus edition Producer
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
BBC Birmingham


Unknown: William Smethurst
Editor: Anthony Parkin

: Weekend

with Sue MacGregor Produced by the Woman's Hour unit

: Smash of the Day

I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again - The Wonder Show starring Tim Brooke -Taylor, John Cleese
David Hatch , Jo Kendall and Bill Oddie
Music THE DAVE LEE GROUP Producer HUMPHREY BARCLAY (First broadcast in 1967)


Unknown: Tim Brooke
Unknown: John Cleese
Unknown: David Hatch
Unknown: Jo Kendall
Unknown: Bill Oddie
Written By: David Hatch
Written By: Bill Oddie
Producer: Humphrey Barclay

: The Food Programme

Join Derek Cooper as he assesses the British at table. On today's bill of fare: catering studies. Producer JOY HATWOOD


Unknown: Derek Cooper
Producer: Joy Hatwood

: The World This Weekend: News

Presenter Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presenter: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits North Humberside where members of the Market Weighton Group of Women's Institutes put their questions to Geoffrey Smith
Daphne Ledward
Dr Stefan Buczacki
Questionmaster Ken Ford BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 10.0 am)


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Daphne Ledward
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Questionmaster Ken

: Afternoon Theatre

Slipping Away by EUZABETH TROOP adapted by the author from her novel
Howard Palmer , a film director, has taken his wife Claudia and son Sam to Italy in an attempt to finish a failing film script with his American writer, Tom Vermeer. But the melancholy quiet of a Tuscan village in August proves to be no escape from the crises of middle age - and in their isolation they indulge in reckless and dangerous games. Directed by RICHARD WORTLEY


Unknown: Howard Palmer
Unknown: Tom Vermeer.
Directed By: Richard Wortley
Claudiah Palmer: Fiona Walker
Howard Palmer: Michael Graham Cox
Sam Palmer: John McAndrew
Tom Vermeer: Peter Whitman

: Talking About Antiques

Arthur Negus and Bernard Price discuss your questions with Hugh Scully.
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol long wave only


Unknown: Arthur Negus
Unknown: Hugh Scully.
Producer: Pamela Howe

: The Living World

The Winged Blood-drop Rarely more than an irritation to us in Britain, the mosquito is, over much of the globe, a very important insect which has a profound affect on man. Peter France visits the London School of Hygiene and Tropical
Medicine to get up to date with mosquito research. Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Thurs 9.30 am) long wave only


Unknown: Peter France
Producer: John Harrison

: News

long wave only

: Down Your Way

from Ramsgate in Kent. Brian Johnston visits its busy harbour and marina, its model village and hoverport, a school of English and RAF Manston. Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Mon 11.0 am) long wave only


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News



Unknown: Eugene Fraser

: Feedback

with Simon Bates


Unknown: Simon Bates

: Scandinavian Journey

Where and what is the 'real' Sweden? Julian Hale visits the small paper-making factory town of Lilla Edet to see if he can find the answers there. What are the preoccupations and hopes of modem Swedes living in the most traditional of settings?


Unknown: Julian Hale
Producer: Julian Hale

: The Bird of Dawning

by John Masefield
A new serial in six parts adapted by Colin Finbow
1: The great China tea-clipper races provide the background to this
19th-century story of the sea. The Captain of the Blackgauntlet pushes his crew to breaking point in an attempt to win the homeward bound race - then out of the black fog, danger looms in the shape of a huge steam ship.
(Repeated: Wed 12.27 pm)


Author: John Masefield
Adapted By: Colin Finbow
Director: Peter King
Narrator: Brett Usher
Cruiser Trewsbury: Michael N. Harbour
Fairford: Norman Jones
Frampton: Henry Stamper
Captain: Geoffrey Collins
Coates: Paul Dalton
Chedglow: Chris Chescoe
Stratton: Timothy Bateson
Efans: Anthony Hall
Bauer: Colin Starkey
Corny: Peter Acre

: Bookshelf

Hunter Davies presents Radio 4s good book programme.
Featuring an interview with historian Sir Arthur Bryant on his 85th birthday.
Producer JULIAN hale
(Repeated: Thurs 4.10 pm)


Unknown: Hunter Davies
Unknown: Sir Arthur Bryant
Producer: Julian Hale

: Never Sing Louder than Lovely

A portrait of Dame Isobel Baillie , who died in September last year aged
88. She was, for more than 30 years, one of Britain's leading oratorio sopranos, particularly renowned for her singing in Handel's Messiah.
Among those contributing are DAME EVA TURNER.
JOHN GRIERSON. and pupils and friends from her adopted city of Manchester. Presented by Richard Baker


Unknown: Dame Isobel Baillie
Unknown: Dame Eva Turner.
Unknown: Mary Jarred
Unknown: Sir Keith Falkner.
Unknown: Beryl Reid.
Unknown: Bryan Crimp
Unknown: John Grierson.
Presented By: Richard Baker
Producer: Ray Abbott

: The Hidden Years

The fourth extract from the forthcoming novel by NEIL BOYD , continuing his new story about the unknown years in the life of Jesus. Rabbi Ezra, now an old man, is determined to go to Jerusalem for his last
Passover, and Jesus agrees to go with him.
Read by Simon Cadell
(Simon Cadell is in 'Hide-Hi!' at the Victoria Palace Theatre, London)


Novel By: Neil Boyd
Read By: Simon Cadell
Producer: Shirley Penrose
Unknown: Simon Cadell

: Kipps

The Story of a Simple Soul by H. G. WELLS dramatised in five parts by MICHELENE WANDOR Music by ILONA SEKACZ with Paul Daneman
Mark Straker
Nickolas Grace
Christopher Biggins and Christopher Good
2: Kipps Learns Something to His Advantage
Directed by MARTIN JENKINS (Repeated: Fri 3.0 pm)


Unknown: H. G. Wells
Unknown: Michelene Wandor
Music By: Ilona Sekacz
Unknown: Paul Daneman
Unknown: Mark Straker
Unknown: Nickolas Grace
Unknown: Christopher Biggins
Directed By: Martin Jenkins
H G Wells: Paul Daneman
Kipps: Mark Straker
Chitterlow: Nickolas Grace
Carshot: Christopher Biggins
Chester Coote: Christopher Good
Mr Shalford: Michael Bilton
Old Bean: Jon Strickland
Buggins: John Webb
Buggins: Helen Atkinson Wood
Uncle: John Hollis
Aunt: Jane Wenham
Ann Pornick: Moir Leslie
Miss Walshingham: Kathryn Hurlbutt

: News

: British Socialism Redefined?

In the centenary year of the Fabian Society David Watt presents his views on Socialism in Britain today with contributions from The Rt Hon Tony Benn , Bernard Crick ,
Martin Jacques , The Rt Hon Neil Kinnock , mp,
The Rt Hon Len Murray and The Rt Hon
Shirley Williams. Producer


Unknown: Tony Benn
Unknown: Bernard Crick
Unknown: Martin Jacques
Unknown: Neil Kinnock
Unknown: Len Murray
Unknown: Shirley Williams.
Unknown: Anthony Moncrieff

: An Unlikely Journey

Fr William Hewett , sj, takes a personal pilgrimage of rediscovery and renewal through Ireland.
4: The Road
Producer HUGH FAUPEL BBC Manchester


Unknown: Fr William Hewett

: Inside Parliament

Michael Fairbairn


Unknown: Michael Fairbairn
Producer: Peter Robins

: News

12.23-12.28* am The Chip Shop Takeaway Service
(Details: Sat 12.23* am)

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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.

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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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.

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