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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Peter Hobday
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: Peter Hobday
Read By: Pauline Bushnell

: News

: Checkpoint

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: The Living World

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: Prophets, Charlatans and Little Gurus

Four profiles by Ray Gosling
4: Richard Buckminster Fuller - inventor, scientist and prophet of glorious technological future for all mankind.
Producer ALASTAIR WILSON BBC Manchester (Revised repeat)


Unknown: Ray Gosling
Unknown: Richard Buckminster
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: Morning Story

Umbrella by TONY CURTIS
Read by Marilyn Le Conte Producer HERBERT WILLIAMS BBC Wales. long wave only


Unknown: Tony Curtis
Read By: Marilyn Le Conte
Producer: Herbert Williams

: Daily Service

Signs of the New Dispensation
NEM. p 13; Guide me 0 thou great redeemer (AMR 296); The Lord of the Dance
(English Praise 39); Mark 2, vv 18-28; God is working his purpose out (EH
Appendix 63) long wave only

: Analysis

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: Enquire Within

with Neil Landor
Producer JAN TAYLOR long wave only


Unknown: Neil Landor
Producer: Jan Taylor

: You and Yours

with John Howards and Les Cottington with his weekly shopping guide.


Unknown: John Howards

: The Grumbleweeds

Albert, Carl, Graham, Maurice and Robin welcome you to half an hour of their Grumbleweed humour.
Written by MIKE CRAIG and RON MCDONNELL Additional material
Producer MIKE Craig BBC Manchester
(First broadcast on R2)


Written By: Mike Craig
Written By: Ron McDonnell
Unknown: Barry Faulkner
Producer: Mike Craig

: The World at One: News

Presenter Sir Robin Day

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

with Gillian Reynolds Whatever Happened to Housework? KAREN DECO takes a lighthearted look at a traditionally women's craft that is rapidly being transformed by technology.
The Birds Fall Down by REBECCA WEST abridged in 17 parts by PAT MCCLOUGHLIN Read by Janet Suzman and David Buck (1) long wave only


Unknown: Pat McCloughlin
Read By: Janet Suzman
Read By: David Buck

: Afternoon Theatre: The Spine Chillers: Witch Water Green

by Don Webb
The last of five plays

Barbara Tate and her baby girl are on their own in their new home, a converted mill, deep in the country. The move has been a strain, she's lonely, the baby is unsettled, but there's another reason for the disquiet she feels.... somewhere.
BBC Manchester


Writer: Don Webb
Director: Tony Cliff
Barbara Tate: Pam Ferris
Dr Jane Rayner: Jenny Lee
The Rev Roy Brown: Nigel Anthony
Johnny Goad: Brian Southwood
Wendy Williams: Kate Lee

: Just After Four

Abroad Thoughts from Home
Kenneth Williams ponders the joys of a Mediterranean cruise.
(Revised repeat)


Unknown: Kenneth Williams

: Bookshelf

: Story Time

The Marsh Lions (3)

: PM

with Robert Williams and Richard Bath


Unknown: Robert Williams
Unknown: Richard Bath

: The Six O'Clock News

with LAURIE MACMILLAN including
Financial Report


Unknown: Laurie MacMillan

: News

: The Archers

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


Written By: Ruby Yateman
Editor: Anthony Parkin
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Shula: Judy Bennett
George Barford: Graham Roberts
Laura: Betty McDowall
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Jack Woolley: Arnold Peters
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Martha Woodford: Mollie Harris
Joe Grundy: Haydn Jones
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Heather Bell
Jethro Larkin: George Hart
Colonel Danby: Ballard Berkeley
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Nigel Pargetter: Graham Seed

: Concert Prelude

with Jeremy Siepmann


Unknown: Jeremy Siepmann

: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Conducted by THOMAS SANDERLING IAN HOBSON (piano) Strauss Suite: Der Rosenkavalier
Mozart Piano Concerto in c minor (K 491)


Conducted By: Thomas Sanderling
Piano: Ian Hobson

: * Any Answers?

Introduced by David Jacobs Compiled by LAURIE MASON Producer MARY PRICE BBC Bristol


Introduced By: David Jacobs
Unknown: Laurie Mason

: Bournemouth SO

Part 2 Beethoven
Symphony No 5 in c minor BBC Bristol

: Kaleidoscope

with Christopher Bigsby Producer JOHN BOUNDY


Unknown: Christopher Bigsby
Producer: John Boundy

: A Book at Bedtime

The Lost
Stradivarius (4)

: The World Tonight

The Budget
10.40* The
Rt Hon Roy Jenkins , mp for the SDP Liberal Alliance
11.0 Headlines long wave only from 11.0


Unknown: Roy Jenkins

: The Financial World Tonight

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: Today in Parliament

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: 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.

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.

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