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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

featuring the Royal Smithfield Show in London and the latest market prices and trends

: Today

Presenters Peter Hobday and Brian Redhead
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by CLIVE ROSLIN
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presenters: Peter Hobday
Presenters: Brian Redhead
Read By: Clive Roslin

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Miklos Rozsa is best known for his many film scores, including those for The Thief of Baghdad, Ben Hur and Spellbound, but he has also written several concertos and chamber and instrumental music. In conversation with ROY plomley , he recalls his childhood in Hungary, his music studies in Germany and his work after the war in Hollywood, and chooses his eight records.


Unknown: Miklos Rozsa
Unknown: Ben Hur
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Producer: Derek Drescher

: International Assignment

A Radio News production by ADAM RAPHAEL


Production By: Adam Raphael

: Morning Story

The Sunday Treat by ALPHONSE DAUDET translated by HARRY BELL Read by David March


Unknown: Alphonse Daudet
Translated By: Harry Bell
Read By: David March

: Daily Service

Advent Calendar: Israel in Egypt nem, p 62; According to thy gracious word (BBC HB 196); Haste thee 0 Lord (Anthems for Choirs 1); Exodus 1, w 8-22; As pants the hart for cooling streams (BBC HB 451) Stereo

: Analysis

: For Schools

11.0 Religious Education Religion under Pressure Presented by NICK PAGE
11.20 Web of Language Presenter MICHAEL ASPEL 9: Just a Few Questions, Mr Smith Written by TONY PENMAN and at 11.30
10: Playing with Words Written by LYNDA MEDUK
11.40 Listening to Music (1) Grieg (Part 2) Peer Gynt Suites I and n


Presented By: Nick Page
Presenter: Michael Aspel
Written By: Tony Penman
Written By: Lynda Meduk

: I Beg Your Pardon?

Michael Jordan endures the grunts and grumbles of red deer, groans of Atlantic seals and the unmistakeable sounds of elephants' stomachs rumbling in a round of after-dinner noises from the archives of natural history. Producer MELINDA BARKER BBC Bristol


Unknown: Michael Jordan
Producer: Melinda Barker

: You and Yours

Presenter Paul Heiney


Presenter: Paul Heiney

: Top of the Form

: The World at One: News

Presenter Brian Widlake


Presenter: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner Adelaide's Naughty Granny 5: Naughty Gardeners
2.0 Education Now Phone-in [number removed]What are the Options at 16 LIBBY PURVES talks tO JANET elliott. Joint Secretary of the Joint Board for Pre-vocational Education.
2.30 Books, Plays, Poems Julius Caesar (5) With EDWARD DE SOUZA . DENYS HAWTHORNE and DAVID BRIERLEY


Talks: Libby Purves
Unknown: Janet Elliott.
Unknown: Julius Caesar
Unknown: Edward de Souza
Unknown: Denys Hawthorne
Unknown: David Brierley

: Woman's Hour

Introduced from Bristol by Jenni Murray
The Milk Run: providing breast milk for special care baby units involves a wide network of volunteers, but still hospitals go short.
CAROLYN HARTMAN reports on the expressed dairy.
Producer ANDREW VIVIAN BBC Bristol
Life's Rich Pageant (2)


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Carolyn Hartman
Producer: Andrew Vivian

: Masters' India

An 18-part serialisation of JOHN MASTERS' saga of the Savage family from 1825 to 1946.
Book Three: The Lotus and the Wind dramatised in four parts by DAVID WADE with and John Bott and Irene Sutcliffe as Mr and Mrs Hildreth 1: Death of a Tribesman
Barren rocks, bullets, the law of the hawk, the dust and the piercing, lonely wind. 1879. Lt Robin Savage marches to the relief of Kabul while Anne kneels by the dying man. Narrator JOHN ROWE
BBC Radiophonic Workshop Directed by PENNY LEICESTER
(Juliet Stevenson is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)


Unknown: David Wade
Narrator: John Rowe
Directed By: Penny Leicester
Directed By: Juliet Stevenson
Robin Savage: William Nighy
Anne: Juliet Stevenson
Major Hayling: Nicky Henson
General Alma: Richard Caldicot
Jagbir: Dhirendra
Mclain: Struan Rodger
Maniraj: Garard Green
Franklin: Stephen Thorne
Findlater: Sean Arnold
Ashraf Khan: Vincent Ebrahim
Gluck/Corporal: Gordon Reid
Messenger: Andrew Johnson

: My Kind of Folk

with Ashley Hutchings , leader of the Albion Band and founder of Fairport
Convention and Steeleye Span. Producer JULIAN HALE


Leader: Ashley Hutchings
Unknown: Steeleye Span.
Producer: Julian Hale

: The Mind in Focus

A series of five programmes exploring current thinking in psychology
4: Intelligence
'Intelligence' is one of the most controversial terms in the psychologist's vocabulary. What does it mean and how is it recognised? Is it one attribute or many? And how far is a person's intelligence inherent or acquired?
Peter Evans introduces the topic, and chairs a discussion between Brian Foss , Professor of Psychology at the New
College of Bedford and Royal Holloway;
Steven Rose , Professor of Biology at the Open University; and Helen Weinreich-Haste , Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Bath.


Introduces: Peter Evans
Unknown: Brian Foss
Unknown: Steven Rose
Unknown: Helen Weinreich-Haste
Producer: Daniel Snowman

: Story Time

Laugh with Lardner 5: Mr and Mrs Fixit
Read by Peter Marinker
We've all met them sometime, the people who want to run your life for you.


Unknown: Mrs Fixit
Read By: Peter Marinker

: PM

Presenters Gordon Clough and Susannah Simons continued on VHF/FM 5.50-5.55


Presenters: Gordon Clough
Presenters: Susannah Simons

: The Six O'Clock News

With BRIAN PERKINS including Financial Report


Unknown: Brian Perkins

: Going Places

Clive Jacobs brings you the stories behind the scenes in the travel world with help from ALANAH MARTIN. TOM BOSWELL and RICHARD HUDSON-EVANS Producer JOHN BELL


Unknown: Clive Jacobs
Unknown: Alanah Martin.
Unknown: Tom Boswell
Unknown: Richard Hudson-Evans
Producer: John Bell
Editor: Roger MacDonald

: News

: The Archers

: Pick of the Week

Margaret Howard presents her selection of extracts from BBC radio and television over the past week.
(Repeated: Sat 10.30 am) Stereo


Unknown: Margaret Howard
Producer: Nigel Acheson

: Stop Press

Nigel Rees examines the way the newspapers have behaved this week.


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Producer: Emily Buchanan

: Any Questions?

Jeffrey Archer , writer Jill Knight. mp
Jenny Kirkpatrick , General
Secretary, National Association of Probation Officers Jack Straw , mp from Dagenham, Essex
(Repeated: Saturday 1.10 pm)


Unknown: Jeffrey Archer
Unknown: Jill Knight.
Unknown: Jenny Kirkpatrick
Unknown: Jack Straw

: Kaleidoscope

with Michael Billington Producer BRIAN BARFIELD


Unknown: Michael Billington
Producer: Brian Barfield

: A Book at Bedtime

Mr Facey Romford's Hounds 10: The Dalberry Lees Uproar


Unknown: Dalberry Lees

: The World Tonight

Presented by Charles Wheeler


Presented By: Charles Wheeler

: Study on 4

11.0 Going Ski-ing! A practical newcomers' guide to ski-ing at home and abroad. 3: All Geared Up This week MICHAEL SMEE 'S skis take him to Austria and Switzerland - firm favourites with British skiers. He also considers the pros and cons of hiring and buying ski equipment and, with the help Of SARAH SEECKTS of the Ski Club of Great Britain, he offers tips on buying clothes that are fashionably practical. Book (same title) £3.75 from booksellers
11.30 Por aqui Second-stage Spanish 10: Repaso with ISABEL soto and MIGUEL PENARANDA Script by BOB WINTERFLOOD Book £5.50; three cassettes £4.31 each or records £4.03 each, from retailers or BBC Publications


Unknown: Michael Smee
Unknown: Sarah Seeckts
Unknown: Isabel Soto
Unknown: Miguel Penaranda
Script By: Bob Winterflood

: Week Ending

An irreverently critical look back at the week's news with Bill Wallis , David Tate Sally Grace and Jon Glover
(Repeated: Saturday 5.25 pm)


Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Jon Glover
Written By: Ian Brown.
Written By: Richard Quick
Written By: Paul B Davies
Unknown: Martin Booth
Unknown: Pete Sinclair.
Unknown: Stuart Silver
Unknown: David Cohen.
Unknown: Peter Hickey
Producer: Paul Spencer

: * 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.

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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