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: Morning Has Broken

LF only from 6.45

: Open University

6.45 The Pit Community. 7.5 For Reasons of State. 7.25 Management and the School.

: News

7.10 LF Sunday Papers
7.15 LF Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye : for Asians BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Ghar Samajhiye

: Bells

7.50 Turning Over New
Leaves: Richard Harries with recommended holiday reading.


Unknown: Richard Harries

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Olympic Report

Gerald Williams reports from Los Angeles on the highlights of the news, commentaries and interviews after the seventh day of competition.


Unknown: Gerald Williams

: Sunday

Presented by Ted Harrison Producer ROGER HUTCHINGS
BBC Manchester


Presented By: Ted Harrison
Producer: Roger Hutchings

: Gary Davles

talks, for the Week's Good
Cause, about a new research centre at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, and its work in a wide range of children's diseases.
Donations: [address removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from Hamilton Road
Presbyterian Church, Bangor, Co Down Conducted by THE VERY REV DR JACK WITHERS Organist and choirmaster JOHN EKIN
Readings (AV): Isaiah 35, w
1-10; II Corinthians 5, w 14-21 Hymns (CH3): Before Jehovah's awesome throne (2); 0 greatly blest the people are (390); 0 brother man (460); City of God, how broad and far (422) BBC Northern Ireland


Organist: Dr Jack Withers

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Producer WILLIAM SMETHURST Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
BBC Birmingham


Producer: William Smethurst
Editor: Anthony Parkin

: The Colour Supplement

The glossy Sunday magazine presented by Nigel Farrell and Fern Britton.
Today's edition includes: Private Lives:
Derek Jameson visits TV stars
Pat Phoenix and Tony Booth in their theatrical digs at Eastbourne.
A Muse with the News: The week in verse by Roger Woddis. A Year of my Own: Lindsay Anderson looks back with pleasure on 1956, the year of Look Back in Anger Voice of the Year: Macdonald Hobley
Sunday Beef:
Sidney Weighell , former General
Secretary of the NUR, lets off steam and points out that there is life north of Luton.
Front Page: the world as seen from Fleet Street with Martin Wainwright.
High Noon: The Colour
Supplement's issues of the week.
International Exchange: A live link-up with radio stations around the world.
The Tribes of Britain: Nigel Farrell as a 'hooray Henry' mingles with the 'Sloanes' at the Goodwood Races.
Plus the week's guest who has the Right to Reply.
VIRGINIA HENRY and SIMON SHAW Woddis On: page 69


Presented By: Nigel Farrell
Presented By: Fern Britton.
Unknown: Derek Jameson
Unknown: Roger Woddis.
Unknown: Lindsay Anderson
Unknown: MacDonald Hobley
Unknown: Sidney Weighell
Unknown: Martin Wainwright.
Unknown: Nigel Farrell
Unknown: Simon Shaw

: The World This Weekend: News

with Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Unknown: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Talkabout Gardening

(Details: Wednesday 10.0 am)

: Afternoon Theatre

Constant Hot Water by wiluam FOX with Jeremy Irons
Anna Massey , Charles Gray Madeline Smith and James Villiers
The second of two plays concerning the fortunes in war (1939-45) of the young subaltern Charles Willoughby.
From King Farouk's Egypt he is posted to Italy and after the peace is gainfully involved in the resettlement of refugees.
Chastened by his experiences he returns to post-war England and a section of society that closes its eyes to any form of change.
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN


Unknown: Jeremy Irons
Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: Charles Gray
Unknown: Madeline Smith
Unknown: James Villiers
Unknown: Charles Willoughby.
Played By: Peter Baldwin
Played By: John Bull.
Played By: Gordon Dulieu
Directed By: John Tydeman
Charles Willoughby: Jeremy Irons
Charity Rainham: Anna Massey
James Brady: James Villiers
Uncle Willie: Charles Gray
Clarissa Grey: Madeline Smith
Marquesa: Margaret Ward
Harold: Philip Voss
Belle: June Tobin
Ruben: Leonard Fenton
Col Bumford: William Fox
W/O and Benson: Manning Wilson
BBC announcer: Alvar Udell
Claudia: Rita Giovannini

: Home-Ing In

This week Marjorie Lofthouse talks to listeners in the studio at Pebble Mill about DIY and seeks professional advice from, Tony Wilkins , executive editor Do-it- Yourself magazine. Jack Widgery , colour consultant to ICI - Dulux. John Crawford , building contractor. Producers MICHAEL FORD and DAVID WELSBY BBC Birmingham


Talks: Marjorie Lofthouse
Unknown: Tony Wilkins
Unknown: Jack Widgery
Unknown: John Crawford
Producers: Michael Ford

: Study on 4

4.0 Six Walks with Mike Harding : in the last of six programmes. MIKE HARDING traces the route of General Wade's Military Road, down the Great Glen, from Inverness to Fort William with historian JOHN PREBBLE. Producer JUDE HOWELLS
4.30 Get By in French 4: Getting Around Finding your way on foot or by car; buying a train ticket. Course writer CELIA WEBER
5.0 People's Theatre 2: Little Theatres The Little Theatre Guild of Britain has 57 member companies at present, all with their own theatre buildings. JOHN RUSSELL BROWN looks at two of them - Birmingham's Crescent Theatre and the Questors Theatre in Ealing-and at some of the problems of presenting amateur theatre all the year round. Readers MICHAEL BILTON and STEVE HODSON
5.30 A Great Day Out.... ...at the Seaside
7: MAUREEN GALVIN and her family spend a day at Rhyl on the north Wales coast.


Unknown: Mike Harding
Unknown: Mike Harding
Unknown: John Prebble.
Unknown: Celia Weber
Unknown: John Russell Brown
Readers: Michael Bilton
Readers: Steve Hodson
Unknown: Maureen Galvin

: The Living World

(Details: Tuesday 8.30pm)

: News

: Down Your Way

(Details: Monday 11.0 am)

: News

with cuve ROSLIN

: Round Britain Quiz

A further series of the urbane quiz, described as 'English beyond the dreams of Wodehouse - and utterly unintelligible', in which the resident London team of Irene Thomas and Eric Kom challenge six regional teams. This week LONDON v SCOTLAND Robin Duff and Robert Kernohan stretch their synapses to find a connection between John Lennon , Edward I and a Dominican who sounds like an active spaniel....
Chairmen Gordon Clough and Louis Allen
Researcher BERNICE COUPE Producer ALASTAIR wilson BBC Manchester


Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Eric Kom
Unknown: Robert Kernohan
Unknown: John Lennon
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Louis Allen
Unknown: Researcher Bernice

: Persona Grata

Margaret Howard talks about three of her favourite humorous characters from fiction.


Talks: Margaret Howard
Producer: Margaret Bradley

: The Big March

dramatised in eight parts from his novel by ALLAN PRIOR
6: Have You Ever Thought of Marching on Moscow
(Details: Wed 12.27 pm) Stereo


Novel By: Allan Prior

: A Good Read

(Details: Thursday 4.10 pm)

: Letter from Leblon

The BBC's Latin America correspondent, Robert Tyrer , explores Rio de Janeiro in search of a decent cup of coffee. As he scours the city, from the beaches of Leblon and Ipanema to the murky docklands, he considers why, when there's an awful lot of coffee in Brazil, it's so hard to find a cup that doesn't taste of coal-tar.
Series producer ZAREER MASANI


Unknown: Robert Tyrer
Producer: Zareer Masani

: A Deadly Inheritance

Your parents' genes determined the colour of your eyes. Our ape-like ancestors left us their large brains. But the subtle chemistry of our cells we owe to much earlier living things. Their primitive genes are essential to life. Yet as new research suggests, they may also have the ability to destroy it. Geoff Watts examines the mounting evidence that if these genes are damaged or disturbed they spell out the code for cancer. Producer auson RICHARDS


Unknown: Geoff Watts

: Sword of Honour

by EVELYN WAUGH , dramatised in 11 parts by BARRY CAMPBELL with 6: 'Heroes are in strong demand. Heroes are urgently required to boost civilian morale. You'll see pages about the Commandos in the papers soon. But not about your racket, Guy. They just won't do, you know. Delightful fellows, heroes too, I dare say, but hopelessly upper class.' with PETER BALDWIN ,
Title music played by the BAND OF THE ROYAL CORPS OF
TRANSPORT, Director of music,
Directed by JANE MORGAN Stereo


Unknown: Evelyn Waugh
Unknown: Barry Campbell
Unknown: Peter Baldwin
Unknown: Diana Bishop
Unknown: Sam Dastor
Unknown: Alan Dudley
Unknown: David Sinclair
Directed By: Jane Morgan
Guy Crouchback: Hugh Dickson
Virginia Troy: Jennifer Hilary
Trimmer: Nigel Anthony
Jumbo Trotter: Norman Shelley
Major Hound: Timothy Bateson
the Narrator: Hugh Burden
Tommy Blackhouse: Stephen Thorne
Major Graves: Paul Chapman
Dr Glendenning-Rees: Talfryn Thomas
Ivor Claire: Michael Pennington
Ian Kilbannock: Philip Bond
General Whale: Alan Lawrance
Julia Stitch: Christina Greatorex
Kerstie Kilbannock: Colette O'Neil

: News

: The Four Seasons ... Summer

(Details: Friday 11.0 am)

: A New Reality

Cecil Lewis , in a scripted conversation with Joy Harrison , recalls the life and ideas of the philosopher-mystic Gurdjieff, who had a great influence on many of his contemporaries in the period between the two World Wars. 5: Waking Up


Unknown: Cecil Lewis
Unknown: Joy Harrison

: Inside Parliament

with John Sergeant Producer PETER ROBINS


Unknown: John Sergeant
Producer: Peter Robins

: 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.

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