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: Haws Briefing

: * Prelude

selected by Thelma Bailey and Michael Ford
BBC Birmingham. Stereo


Unknown: Thelma Bailey

: Farming Today



Producers: Allan Wright

: Newt

7.10 Today's Papers

: On Your Farm

A weekly review BBC Birmingham

: In Perspective

A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent
Rosemary Hartill


Unknown: Rosemary Hartill

: Down to Earth

Mike Gilliam asks
Alan Titchmarsh about jobs in the garden this weekend


Unknown: Mike Gilliam
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: News

8.10 Today's Papers

: Sport on 4

Tony Adamson keeps you in touch with all the news, views and people in the sporting world. Cricket: from Bombay, where
England's cricketers are playing in the First Test against India - reports on their progress.
Plus a look at the lighter side of sport.


Unknown: Tony Adamson
Producer: Emily McMahon

: News

: Checkpoint

Presented by Roger Cook Producer JOHN EDWARD


Presented By: Roger Cook
Producer: John Edward

: Profile

David Yip , star of the BBC1 series The Chinese Detective was born in Liverpool. His father was Chinese.
Sally Hardcastle talks to him about his efforts to discover his Chinese roots and the problems of typecasting in British television.


Unknown: David Yip
Talks: Sally Hardcastle
Producer: Gudrun Dalibor

: News Stand

with William Davis


Unknown: William Davis
Producer: Susan Snailum

: The Week in Westminster

Peter Kellner , Political Editor of the New Statesman, reviews the past week.
Producer jm GRAY


Unknown: Peter Kellner

: Pick of the Week

with Margaret Howard Stereo

: From Our Own Correspondent



Producer: Zareer Masam

: Money Box

Presented by Louise Botting (Details: Monday 10.0 am)


Presented By: Louise Botting

: The News Quiz

The news of the last seven days examined by the people who write it, with searching questions put in a curious way by Simon Hoggart to
Alan Coren , Nigel Dempster Peter Birkett and Ann Leslie Written and compiled by JOHN LANGDON and JENNIE CAMPBELL Producer JENNIE CAMPBELL
(Repeated: Monday 6.30 pm) Stereo


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Nigel Dempster
Unknown: Peter Birkett
Unknown: Ann Leslie
Unknown: John Langdon
Unknown: Jennie Campbell
Producer: Jennie Campbell

: News

: Any Questions?

Angela Rumbold , mp
Clive Jenkins , John Egan and Prabhu Guptara


Unknown: Angela Rumbold
Unknown: Clive Jenkins
Unknown: John Egan
Unknown: Prabhu Guptara

: The Afternoon Play: Until the Real Thing Comes Along

by Neville Smith

'Do you see a lifetime of working in bras and knickers for yourself?'
When Terry's asked that, he doesn't give an enthusiastic answer, but having done badly in his A-levels he's not in a position to choose, and somehow he finds himself fighting to establish a position in a factory that makes those vital articles.
Directed by Jane Morgan


Writer: Neville Smith
Directed By: Jane Morgan
Singer: Steve Hodson
Terry: William Nighy
Victoria: Susan Littler
Barstow: Philip Fox
Medley: Hugh Dickson
Molly: Lynda Marchal
Kneale: Steve Hodson
Dixon: John Uvesey
MacDonald: Stephen Thorne
Salesman: Ronald Herdman
Lesley: Pamela Power
Glynis: Wendy Murray
Melanie: Patience Tomlinson
Radio 3 announcer: Tom Crow
Band: David Woolfson
Band: Mickey Sparrow

: The Burkiss Way

starring Jo Kendall
Nigel Rees , Chris Emmett Fred Harris
Producer DAVID HATCH Stereo


Unknown: Jo Kendall
Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Chris Emmett
Unknown: Fred Harris
Written By: Andrew Marshall
Written By: David Renwick

: Angel of Regent Square

A dramatised investigation into the extraordinary career of Edward Irving , one of the most controversial clerics of the 19th century. lain Cuthbertson plays the part of the tanner's son from Annan whose mesmerically powerful preaching made him the darling of fashionable
London society. But that same charisma also brought about his downfall. His services were disrupted by strange phenomena, condemned by some as proof of hysteria, hailed by others as sign of Divine approval. Irving compounded his notoriety by maintaining that Jesus took on sinful flesh and the age of miracles was not past. He was put on trial for heresy and found guilty, but his story is not over yet, as Bernard Jackson finds out.
Written and researched by ANDREW WALKER
Producer FRANCES GUMLEY. Stereo


Unknown: Edward Irving
Unknown: Bernard Jackson
Unknown: Andrew Walker
Producer: Frances Gumley.
Carlyle/Moderator: Graham Blockey
Gilfillan/Coleridge: Peter Acre
Mrs Oliphant: Ellen McIntosh
Editor of: John Bull

: The Chip Shop

Presented by Barry Norman (Details: Tues 11.0pm VHFIFM) Stereo


Presented By: Barry Norman

: Keep Your Tails Up

Written and presented by Vincent Kane
2: The Policeman's Tale Producer RICHARD THOMAS BBC Wales


Presented By: Vincent Kane
Producer: Richard Thomas

: Wildlife

Presenter Derek Jones


Presenter: Derek Jones

: Week Ending


: News

With PETER DONALDSON including Sports Round-up


Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: Desert Island Discs

with composer Miklos Rozsa (Details: Friday 9.5 am) Stereo


Unknown: Miklos Rozsa

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

Conversation inspired by current public and private occupations.
Producer MICHAEL EMBER. Stereo


Music By: Peter Skellern
Producer: Michael Ember.

: Baker's Dozen

Richard Baker presents a selection of words and music Producer JILL ANDERSON. Stereo


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Jill Anderson.

: Saturday-Night Theatre

Based on a short story by FREEMAN WILLS CROFT , with Confucius said: 'The wise man does not hide his true nature; it is only the impure who try to conceal what they really are.' This is true, too, of the Yang Chi Jade , in which the beauty consists of the flaws that are visible in the transparent stone -and perhaps it is also true of the mysterious French girl who plants the priceless jewel on Charles Pemberton.
Directed by SHAUN MACLOUGHUN BBC Bristol


Unknown: Yang Chi Jade
Unknown: Michael Campbell
Story By: Freeman Wills Croft
Unknown: Yang Chi Jade
Unknown: Charles Pemberton.
Directed By: Shaun MacLoughun
Charles: Geoffrey Bateman
Denise and: Karen Ford
Peter: Neil Stacy
Helen: June Barrie
Inspector: Conrad Phillips
Sergeant: Bill Wallis
French: Wllllam Eedle
Hobbs: Bernard Brown
Accordionist: Pamela Cantor

: Have You Ever Seen an Otter?

At the turn of the century it was difficult to name a county where otters did not exist. Where are they now?
Narrator Eleanor Bron Readings by BARRY PAINE
Written and compiled by KATE TIFFIN BBC Bristol


Narrator: Eleanor Bron

: News

: You The Jury

Dick Taverne , qc returns as chairman to the series in which issues of controversial concern are put on trial before a representative audience of 150 jurors.
The motion:
Men are just as much in need of liberation as women Proposed by Professor Hilary Rose Opposed by Professor Hans Eysenck
The advocates are each allowed two supporting witnesses who are examined and cross-examined. The jury votes at the beginning and end of the trial so that any swing of opinion may be measured and the verdict recorded. Producer PETER ESTALL
(Repeated: Wednesday 11.0am) Stereo


Unknown: Dick Taverne
Unknown: Professor Hilary Rose
Unknown: Professor Hans Eysenck
Producer: Peter Estall

: Evening Service

Glory to thee, my God, this night (BBC HB 414); Abide with me (Church Anthem Book); Matthew 21, w 1-13;
Round me falls the night (BBC HB 422) Stereo

: Great Liners

The first of six programmes
The memories of seafarers past and present of the days of the big ships using the port of Southampton. 1: Early Days
The build-up of trade, the competing shipping lines and conditions at sea.
Presenter Robin Worman
(First broadcast on Radio Solent)


Presenter: Robin Worman

: Son of Clichi

featuring Captain Invisible - 'I was on that operating table 16 hours, then they found me.' starring Christopher Barrie Nick Maloney , Nick Wilton Written by ROB GRANT and DOUG NAYLOR Producer ALAN NIXON
(Repeated: Thurs 12.27pm) Stereo


Unknown: Christopher Barrie
Unknown: Nick Maloney
Unknown: Nick Wilton
Written By: Rob Grant
Written By: Doug Naylor
Producer: Alan Nixon

: * am News

followed by an interlude

About this project

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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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