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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
Dr Sheila Cassidy selects readings from
Cicely Saunders , a biography by SHIRLEY DU BOULAY published tomorrow.


Unknown: Ghar Samajhiye
Unknown: Dr Sheila Cassidy
Unknown: Cicely Saunders

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer ROGER HUTCHINGS BBC Manchester


Presented By: Clive Jacobs
Producer: Roger Hutchings

: Harry Secombe

talks, for the Week's Good Cause, about the work of an association tackling an incurable disease affecting one million people in Britain.
Donations to: [address removed]


Unknown: Sir Harry Secombe

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

Service of Holy
Communion from St Finnian's Church. Cregagh, Belfast
Celebrant and preacher THE REV NOEL BATTYE assisted by THE REV IAN JONAS
Organist and choirmaster SAMUEL LOWN conductor JAMES DRENNAN Readings: I John 3, vv 1-8; Matthew 15, vv 21-28 Hymns (ICH):
Thus spake the risen
Master (171); How great the tale (324); Come ye yourselves apart (267);
Christ be with me (326, v8);
Be thou my vision (322); Lord, who in thy perfect wisdom (203)
Gloria in excelsis (Oakhill) BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: Noel Battye
Organist: Ian Jonas
Conductor: Samuel Lown
Conductor: James Drennan

: The Archers

Omnibus edition Producer
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
BBC Birmingham


Unknown: William Smethurst
Editor: Anthony Parkin

: Weekend

with Gillian Reynolds 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 Written by GRAEME GARDEN ERIC IDLE, BILL ODDIE
Music THE DAVE LEE GROUP Producer HUMPHREY BARCLAY (First broadcast in 1967)


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

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper reports on soya, a source of both high protein and high profits.


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: The World This Weekend: News

Presenter Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presenter: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Sussex where members of the St Dunstan's Gardening
Club put their questions to Geoffrey Smith
Daphne Ledward and Dr Stefan Buczacki
Questionmaster Ken Ford BBC Manchester


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

: Afternoon Theatre

The Wasted Years by CARYL PHILLIPS with Carmen Munroe Rudolph Walker and Tony Armatrading
A bright 16-year-old, about to leave school, is going through a bad patch. His schoolwork has deteriorated, his conduct is becoming rebellious or that's what Mr Teale thinks...... But Solly is the only black face in the class and that makes all the difference. Directed by VANESSA WHITBURN BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Caryl Phillips
Unknown: Carmen Munroe
Unknown: Rudolph Walker
Unknown: Tony Armatrading
Unknown: Mr Teale
Directed By: Vanessa Whitburn

: 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

Heads I Win, Tails You Lose
One quarter of all lion cubs are killed and eaten by older animals, and shark siblings fall prey to each other while in the womb - just two of over a thousand species, including man, which practise cannibalism.
Peter France looks at this 'gruesome' behavior. Producer MELINDA BARKER BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Thurs 9.30 am) long wave only


Unknown: Peter France
Producer: Melinda Barker

: News

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: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston is in Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire. He goes in search of an Aylesbury duck, finds a wildlife hospital and mobile gymnasium and visits Stoke Mandeville Hospital.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Mon 11.0 am) long wave only


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News



Unknown: Bryan Martin

: Feedback

with Colin Semper


Unknown: Colin Semper

: A Passage Through the South Pacific

A four-part series
2: 1 Was Born in Oiyarip Andrew Meles is one of the new generation of Papua New Guineans. His province was the last to be contacted by the rest of the world (in the 1950s and 60s) and his father was one of the first of his people to negotiate with white men. He talks to
Elisabeth Mardall about the changes he has seen in his lifetime as the stone axe gave way to steel. Producer PAT TAYLOR


Unknown: Oiyarip Andrew Meles
Unknown: Elisabeth Mardall
Producer: Pat Taylor

: The Bird of Dawning

A serial in six parts adapted by COLIN FINBOW 4: After being sunk by a passing steamship, the survivors of the tea clipper Blackgauntlet struggle to stay alive. The dark sea attacks like a wild animal. Fangs of wild foam and waves like none of them has ever seen ... Narrator BRETT USHER
Directed by PETER KING


Unknown: John Masefield
Adapted By: Colin Finbow
Directed By: Peter King
Cruiser Trewsbury: Michael N. Harbour
Fairford: Norman Jones
Stratton: Timothy Bateson
Efans: Anthony Hall
Captain: Geoffrey Collins
Bauer: Colin Starkey
Chedglow: Chris Chescoe
Coates: Paul Dalton
MacNab: Henry Stamper
Perrot: Peter Acre

: Bookshelf

Hunter Davies presents Radio 4's good book programme.


Unknown: Hunter Davies
Producer: Anne Howells

: In Spite of Ourselves

A six-part series
2: Failure Where it Hurts Most
In the Christian life the most anguishing experience is God's apparent failure to answer our prayers. Dame Maria Boulding , OSB, looks at prayer as the place of failure.


Unknown: Dame Maria Boulding

: With Respect. Ambassador

A five-part inquiry into the Foreign Office
3: The Twin Pillars Membership of the European Community and the Anglo-American alliance are the twin pillars of British foreign policy. Simon Jenkins talks to the officials, many nowadays from home departments, in diplomacy's front line in Brussels and Washington. Producer ANNE SLOMAN


Talks: Simon Jenkins
Producer: Anne Sloman

: Ad Hoc Adventures

In the first of a new series of six programmes, Bob Symes. steam enthusiast and amateur cook, deserts his kitchen and sallies forth in search of leisure occupations suitable for a gentleman of increasing age and girth. Anything goes -as long as it doesn't require money, athleticism or genius.
1: The Rule of Greasepaint ...
Woodley Light Operatic Society finds the chorus-line of Hello Dolly! has a new member.
9 HELPLINES: page 75


Unknown: Bob Symes.
Producer: Kate Fenton

: Kipps: The Story of a Simple Soul 5: The Kippses

by H.G. Wells.

The last of five parts dramatised by Michelene Wandor.

With Paul Daneman, Mark Straker, Moir Leslie and Nickolas Grace.


Author: H.G. Wells
Dramatist: Michelene Wandor
Director: Martin Jenkins
Music: Ilona Sekacz
H.G. Wells: Paul Daneman
Kipps: Mark Straker
Ann: Moir Leslie
Chitterlow: Nickolas Grace
Sid: Michael Jenner
Fanny: Theresa Streatfeild
Masterman: Nigel Anthony
Architect: Brett Usher
Uncle: John Hollis
Miss Walshingham: Kathryn Hurlbutt

: News

: Bestseller

The third of four programmes
While labouring at my books in the early hours, if I lost heart through weariness and lack of sleep, I would take up
'Paul and Virginia' and read a few pages. A flood of tears would gush down my cheeks, which had such an effect on me that I was able to begin working again. (DAVID D'ANGERS) Written and presented by John Donovan with GEOFFREY BANKS.
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Unknown: Jacques-Henri Bernardin
Presented By: John Donovan
Unknown: Russell Dixon.
Unknown: Jenny Howe

: From Death to Life

Sue Talbot draws on the experience of Christian friends as she finds links between giving birth and facing death.
Producer ROGER HUTCHINGS BBC Manchester


Producer: Roger Hutchings

: Inside Parliament

with Mike Baker


Unknown: Mike Baker
Producer: Roger Mosey

: 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.

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