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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

Music selected by Thelma Bailey and Michael Ford. BBC Birmingham. Stereo


Unknown: Thelma Bailey
Unknown: Michael Ford.

: Open University

6.30 Preparing for Associate Studies
6.50 How to Make the Best Use of Printed Materials

: News

: Sunday Papers

7.15 Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye : for Asians
7.45 Bells
7.50 Turning Over New Leaves The Archbishop of Liverpool, Derek Worlock reviews and selects readings from
John XXIII : Pope of the Council by PETER HEBBLETHWAITE


Unknown: Ghar Samajhiye
Unknown: Derek Worlock
Unknown: John Xxiii
Unknown: Peter Hebblethwaite

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer DAVID COOMES


Presented By: Clive Jacobs
Producer: David Coomes

: Thora Hird

talks, for the Week's Good
Cause about the spiritual and material needs of deep sea fishermen and their families, particularly after shipwreck, accident or other adversity. Donations to [address removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from St Joseph 's Roman
Catholic Church, Basingstoke Celebrant and Preacher
THE REV FR TONY CASHMAN Director of Music KEVIN O'KELLY , with THE ST JOSEPH 'S MUSIC GROUP. Hymns: Song for a young prophet (Old & New 196); Be still and know I am with you (Old & New 31); If God is for us (Songs of the Spirit 64) Psalm 17 (O'Kelly)
Mass Setting: O'KELLY
Readings (JB): Exodus 22, vv 20-27 I Thessalonians 1, vv 5-10 Matthew 22, vv 34-40 BBC Bristol


Unknown: St Joseph
Unknown: Fr Tony Cashman
Music: Kevin O'Kelly
Unknown: St Joseph

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Directed by DIANE CULVERHOUSE Producer WILLIAM SMETHURST Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham


Directed By: Diane Culverhouse
Producer: William Smethurst
Editor: Anthony Parkin

: Weekend

Helen Atkinson Wood and Jenni Mills go out in search of the Great British Sunday. Producer VANESSA HARRISON for the Woman's Hour unit


Unknown: Helen Atkinson Wood
Unknown: Jenni Mills
Producer: Vanessa Harrison

: Poles Apart

5: What is the Basic Christian Truth?
David Jenkins , Bishop of Durham, invites a group of Christians to Auckland Castle to debate his controversial views on the Resurrection and the interpretation of Christian truth as found in the Bible.
Chairman Peter Oppenheimer Producers LYN WEBSTER and LIZ CARNEY BBC Manchester


Unknown: David Jenkins
Unknown: Peter Oppenheimer
Producers: Lyn Webster

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper reports on the fruit of the vine from Italy, where a 'space age' winery has invaded the sleepy Tuscan landscape, and from
California, where they are now producing twice as many raisins as we can eat. Producer JOY HATWOOD


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: The World This Weekend: News

Presenter Gordon Clough


Presenter: Gordon Clough

: Gardeners' Question Time

Les Cottington invites
Geoffrey Smith , Clay Jones and Dr Stefan Buczacki to answer questions which listeners have sent in by post. Questions should be on postcards only please and addressed to BBC, Woodhouse Lane , Leeds [Postcode removed] BBC Manchester


Unknown: Les Cottington
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Clay Jones
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Woodhouse Lane

: The Afternoon Play

Things Fall Apart by CHINUA ACHEBE dramatised by WILLIAM ASH Music by DANIEL AGU with Hugh Quarshie as Okonkwo
Nigeria before colonisation is vividly and movingly evoked by this classic of modem novels.
Directed by KAY PATRICK BBC Manchester


Dramatised By: William Ash
Music By: Daniel Agu
Unknown: Hugh Quarshie
Directed By: Kay Patrick

: Bolshoi Tyshinsky No 26

Life in a Moscow apartment house, recalled by Bill Campbell.
3: Dr Larissa Loginova


Recalled By: Bill Campbell.
Recalled By: Dr Larissa Loginova
Producer: Barbara Crowther

: Study on 4

4.0 In Business with PETER HOBDAY
4.30 Going Ski-ing 3: All Geared Up This week MICHAEL SMEE 'S skis take him to Austria and Switzerland. He also considers the pros and cons of hiring and buying ski equipment and clothes with SARAH SEECKTS Of the Ski Club of Great Britain. Book (same title) £3.75 from bookshops
5.0 A vous la France! (Details: Wednesday 11.0 pm)
5.30 Por aqul (5)


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Michael Smee
Unknown: Sarah Seeckts

: Transatlantic Quiz

Irene Thomas and John Julius Norwich challenge a United States team of Shana Alexander and Brendan Gill. Questionmasters Gordon Clough and Louis Alien Researcher AUDREY ROBINS Producer ALASTA1R WILSON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: John Julius
Unknown: Shana Alexander
Unknown: Brendan Gill.
Unknown: Questionmasters Gordon
Unknown: Louis Alien
Unknown: Researcher Audrey Robins

: The Wind Doth Blow

(Details: Tuesday 8.30 pm)

: News

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits
Banbridge in County Down and helps to celebrate 60 years of broadcasting from Northern Ireland.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News


: The Case Against God

An inquiry into the existence and character of God in eight parts.
Written and presented by Gerald Priestland
1: Case for the Prosecution
During the Holocaust a group of Jews put God on trial for neglect of his chosen people. They found him guilty then worshipped him. But how can there be a God who permits so much agony? And why is belief so optional? The investigator hears evidence from both sides.
Music arranged by BARRY ROSE Researcher PATRICK FORBES Producer CHRIS REES
(Repeated: Thursday 11.28 am) BBC Digital recording W FEATURE: page 16


Presented By: Gerald Priestland
Arranged By: Barry Rose
Unknown: Patrick Forbes
Producer: Chris Rees

: Feedback

with Mike Chaney


Unknown: Mike Chaney

: No Place to Hide

A serial in eight parts by TED ALLBEURY
4:It's Better When You're Here
Directed by CHRISTOPHER VENNING (Repeated: Wednesday 12.27 pm) (Harry Towb is in 'Little Shop Of Horrors' at the Comedy Theatre, London)


Directed By: Christopher Venning
Unknown: Harry Towb
John Rennie: James Kerry
Kathy Swenson: Margaret Robertson
Joanna de Vries: Colette Hiller
Jan Branders: Ali Refaie
Johan de Vries: Harry Towb
Hugo Paynter: David Garth
Mike Ryan/Waiter: Keith Bartlett
Girl: Carole Boyd

: Bookshelf

(Details: Thursday 4.10 pm)

: A Word in Edgeways

Professor John Ashworth Margaret Maden and Dame Mary Warnock in conversation with Brian Redhead
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester Stereo


Unknown: Professor John Ashworth
Unknown: Margaret Maden
Unknown: Dame Mary Warnock
Unknown: Brian Redhead
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Law in Action

Judges, magistrates, barristers, solicitors, academic lawyers and others examine issues concerning the administration and practice of justice. Presented by Joshua Rozenberg


Presented By: Joshua Rozenberg
Producer: Anthony Moncrieff

: Masters' India

An 18-part serialisation of JOHN MASTERS' saga of the Savage family spanning the years 1825-1946.
Book One: The Deceivers dramatised in five parts by DAVID WADE
5: The Sale at Parsola
The weight of death bore down upon him. He had become two men, a Christian and a Deceiver. Remorse and the spasms of Kali's love fought for his soul.... and in his heart, there was no pity.
Music by MALCOLM CLARKE of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Technical presentation
(Repeated: Friday 3.0 pm) Stereo


Unknown: David Wade
Music By: Malcolm Clarke
Unknown: Tim Sturgeon.
Directed By: Penny Leicester
Unknown: Christopher Venning
William Savage: David Collings
Mary: Karen Archer
Hussein: Nizwar Karanj
George Angelsmith: Steve Hodson
: As
Mr Wilson: Terence Alexander
Chandra Sen: Saeed Jaffrey
Yasin Khan: Sumar Khan
Sher Dil: Tony Wredden
Widow at Kahari: Rita Wolf
Piroo: Mon Makan
Chief Digger: Dev Sagoo
Chadler: Garard Green
Merchant: Badi Uzzaman
Johnson: Andrew Johnson
Benham: Geoffrey Collins

: News

: Beastly Thoughts

With the help of a menagerie of psychologists, pigeons, crows, apes and goldfish, Colin Tudge examines the idea that animals are a lot smarter than we think.
(Repeated: Wednesday 11.0 am) .HEAR THIS: page 27


Unknown: Colin Tudge
Producer: Deborah Cohen

: Turning Point

Three programmes in which speakers describe experiences which have changed their faith and the course of their lives.
3: Rabbi Michael Boyden Producer ROGER HUTcmNGS BBC Manchester Stereo


Unknown: Michael Boyden
Producer: Roger Hutcmngs

: * am News

followed by an interlude

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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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