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: Morning Has Broken

LF only from 6.45

: Open University

6.45 The Public Sector. 7.5 Music interlude. 7.25 AD 2025: A New Xanadu.

: 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: Ted Harrison with recommended holiday reading


Unknown: Ted Harrison

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer DAVID COOMES


Presented By: Clive Jacobs
Producer: David Coomes

: Jackie Stewart

talks, for the Week's Good Cause, about work being undertaken to prevent suffering caused by misunderstanding of dyslexia.
Donations: British Dyslexia Association,[address removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from Holy Trinity Parish Church, Eastbourne led by the vicar
Hymns: 0 Lord of heaven and earth and sea; Jesus loves me, this I know; God is our strength and refuge; Fill now my life, 0 Lord my God; Great is your faithfulness
Lesson: n Corinthians 9, w 6-15 (rsv)
Director of Music ISABEL SAVILE


Unknown: Kenneth Blyth

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Directed by PETER WINDOWS Producer WILLIAM SMETHURST Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
BBC Birmingham


Directed By: Peter Windows
Producer: William Smethurst
Editor: Anthony Parkin

: Colour The Supplement

The glossy Sunday magazine presented by Sarah Kennedy with reporter Nigel Farrell Today's edition includes
Private Lives: A visit to the home of Eve Pollard TV-AM journalist and Nick Lloyd , editor of The News of The World A Muse with the News: The week in verse by Roger Woddis A Year of My Own: The Rt Hon Tony Benn , MP relives 1961, the year he fought to denounce the title of Lord Stansgate.
Sunday Beef: Jancis Robinson , wine correspondent for The
Times, has views on the kitchen cabinet'.
High Noon: The Colour
Supplement issue of the week International Exchange: A live link-up with radio stations around the world.
The Tribes of Britain: Once more, Nigel Farrell mingles with a select section of society. Plus the week's guest who has the Right to Reply.
Woddis On: page 69


Presented By: Sarah Kennedy
Reporter: Nigel Farrell
Reporter: Nick Lloyd
Unknown: Roger Woddis
Unknown: Tony Benn
Unknown: Jancis Robinson
Unknown: Nigel Farrell
Unknown: Simon Shaw

: The World This Weekend: News

with Gordon Clough


Unknown: Gordon Clough

: Talkabout Gardening

(Details: Wednesday 10.0 am)

: Afternoon Theatre

The Long Sunset by R. C. SHERRIFF with Stephen Murray as Julian Pauline Letts as Serena and Julian Glover as Arthur THE ROMAN EMPIRE is crumbling; the occupation of Britain is at an end; the Legions are leaving; the surviving Romans are alone and unprotected. The play follows the fate of one such Roman family from their attempts to fight off the invading Saxons to their final conversion to Christianity.
Place: Somewhere in Southern England. Time: AD 410


Unknown: R. C. Sherriff
Unknown: Stephen Murray
Unknown: Julian Pauline Letts
Unknown: Julian Glover
Directed By: Martin Jenkins
Marcus, a Roman tribune: John Rye
Paula: Jane Knowles
Otho: David Spenser
Lucian: Lockwood West
Portius: John Gabriel
Gawaine: David Valla
Lugar: Edward Kelsey

: Home-ing In

The do-it-yourself magazine from the Pebble Mill studio, where Marjorie Lofthouse talks to listeners about DIY and gets 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
Producers: David Welsby

: Study on 4

4.0 So You Want to be an Actor: Six programmes for the would-be actor with DEREK PARKER 3: A Question of Equity
4.30 Landscapes of the Night In the second of three programmes on dreams and dreaming, PETER EVANS introduces the scientific study of dreams and shows how they can be compared to the workings of the computer.
5.0 People's Theatre JOHN RUSSELL BROWN presents eight programmes on amateur drama in Britain in the 1980s. 5: Student Theatre
5.30 Seychelles Garden Presented by MOLLY PRICE-OWEN Producer SARAH ROWLANDS


Unknown: Derek Parker
Introduces: Peter Evans
Unknown: John Russell Brown
Presented By: Molly Price-Owen
Producer: Sarah Rowlands

: The Living World

(Details: Tuesday 8.30 pm)

: News

New series

: Down the Severn

The first of five programmes in which Tom Salmon makes a journey from the source to the mouth of the River Severn, Britain's longest river.
1: Plynlimon to Shrewsbury Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol
0 HELPLINES: page 63


Unknown: Tom Salmon
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News



Unknown: David Httchinson

: 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 Korn challenge six regional teams. This week: LONDON v IRELAND
Michael Dewar and Liam de Paor cope (intellectually) with such problems as the unfortunate diuretic effects of the bagpipes....
Chairmen Louis Allen and Gordon Clough
Researcher AUDREY ROBINS Producer ALASTAIR WILSON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Eric Korn
Unknown: Louis Allen
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Researcher Audrey Robins
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: Very Likely

A series of three quite probable stories written and read by Leonard Barras
2: Nothing Like Flute Practice
New series


Read By: Leonard Barras

: Death May Surprise Us

Dramatised in six parts from his novel by TED WILLIS with and The full facts about the incident at Okefield Park and the strange events which followed may not be revealed for 30 years - when the Government archives are opened to public scrutiny. 1: The Fortune Teller
Directed by GRAHAM GAULD
(Repeated: Wednesday 12.27 pm) Stereo


Novel By: Ted Willis
Directed By: Graham Gauld
Jack Stoddart: Leslie Sands
Jess Stoddart: Mary Wimbush
Victor: Cyril Shaps
Hugh Lashwood: Preston Lockwood
Chief Constable: Peter Tuddenham
Daines: Jonathan Scott
Simon: Peter Acre
Sue Swinton: Charlotte Long
George Sharp: Anthony Daniels
Insp Wiley: Scott Cherry
Hemmings: Francis Middleditch
Julia Hammond: Narissa Knights

: A Good Read

(Details: Thursday 4.10 pm)

: The Princely Pleasures at Kenilworth

In July 1575 Robert Dudley , Earl of Leicester, entertained Queen Elizabeth I and her court for 18 days. This was
Dudley's final attempt to woo the Queen and no time, effort or expense was spared. No one was in any doubt as to the political undercurrent of the event, but in the meantime all enjoyed the last and greatest Tudor knees-up.
Recorded on location in Boughton Monchelsea Place, Kent.
Directed by MARGARET WINDHAM Stereo


Unknown: Derek Wilson
Unknown: Robert Dudley
Unknown: Julian Walther
Unknown: Andy Leslie.
Directed By: Margaret Windham
Robert Laneham: Peter Woodthorpe
Katherine: Carole Boyd
Anthony Forster: Peter Acre
Sir Piers Machyn/Capt Cox: Bernard Brown
Robert Dudley/Arion: David Timson
Sybil/Echo: Helen Atkinson Wood
Hercules/Sylvanus: Stephen Thorne
Wildman: William Eedle
Lady of the Lake: Ellen McIntosh
Deepdesire: John Bull

: Sword of Honour

by EVELYN WAUGH , dramatised in 11 parts by BARRY CAMPBELL with and 9: 'I don't think I'm interested in victory now,' said Guy. 'Then you've no business to be a soldier.' 'Oh I want to stay in the war. I should like to do some fighting. But it doesn't seem to matter now who wins.' 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: Christopher Benjamin.
Unknown: Carole Boyd
Unknown: Alan Dudley.
Unknown: Nigel Graham
Unknown: Hector Ross
Unknown: Major William Allen
Directed By: Jane Morgan
Guy Crouchback: Hugh Dickson
Cpl Maj Ludovic: Michael Bryant
Mr Crouchback: Carleton Hobbs
Jumbo: Norman Shelley
Virginia: Jennifer Hilary
the Narrator: Hugh Burden
Kerstie Kilbannock: Colett O'Neil
Loot: Blain Fairman
Sir Ralph Brompton: Tenniel Evans
Everard Spruce: Philip Voss
Ian Kilbannock: Philip Bond
Arthur Box-Bender: Jeffrey Segal
Angela Box-Bender: Diana Olsson
Uncle Peregrine: Geoffrey Bayldon
Miss Vavasour: Hilda Schroder

: News

: Mr Wesley's Calderdale

John Wesley , founder of Methodism, rides again through the Calder Valley in West Yorkshire, as local preacher Richard Pater dons 18th-century dress, mounts the broad back of Hercules and visits some of the historic sites of Mr Wesley's day. In Hebden Bridge, Heptonstall, Todmorden and Halifax he meets schoolchildren, tourists and the Methodists who still thrive in the area; and he preaches from a pulpit Mr Wesley used.
BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Friday 11.0 am)


Presenter: Richard Pater
Producer: Roger Hutchings

: Where Stones Speak

Bernard Price explores three ancient Sussex churches. 3: St Botolph's Church, Hardham
Directed by MICHAEL WALSH Producer SHIRLEY PENROSE BBC Bristol. Stereo


Directed By: Michael Walsh
Producer: Shirley Penrose

: You Want to Jump and Scream

That's the reaction of Sir
Geraint Evans to really great singing. With Mark Elder , Harold Nash , Steve Race , John Steane , and Nina Walker , he joins Brian Gear in pursuit of those moments of perfection.
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol


Unknown: Geraint Evans
Unknown: Mark Elder
Unknown: Harold Nash
Unknown: Steve Race
Unknown: John Steane
Unknown: Nina Walker
Unknown: Brian Gear

: 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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