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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

Music selected by Thelma Bailey and Michael Ford Stereo
BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Thelma Bailey

: Morning Has Broken

LW only from 6.45

: Open University

6.45 Religion as a Universal Phenomenon
7.5 Navigating the Earth
7.25 Music interlude

: News

7.10 LW Sunday Papers
7.15 LHfApna Hi Ghar Samajhiye : for Asians BBC Birmingham
7.45 Bells
7.50 Turning Over New Leaves Sister Winifred Wilson reviews and selects readings from Love Bade Me Welcome by ROBERT LLEWELYN


Unknown: Ghar Samajhiye
Unknown: Winifred Wilson
Unknown: Robert Llewelyn

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Trevor Barnes Producer DAVID COOMES


Presented By: Trevor Barnes
Producer: David Coomes

: Lord Snowdon

talks, for the Week's Good Cause, about the need for opportunities and rights for physically handicapped people to enable them to live on equal terms with the able-bodied.
Donations to: Lord Snowdon, PHAB (Physically Handicapped and Abie-Bodied), [address removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from Sussex Street Baptist Church, Rhyl, led by the Pastor, THE REV KENNETH PAYNE Hymns: Jesus is king and I will extol him; Come, let us join our cheerful songs;
Rejoice, rejoice, Christ is in you; Led like a lamb; River wash over me.
Readings; Philippians 4, vv 4-7; Mark 15, vv 33-41


Unknown: Kenneth Payne
Conductor: Dr Rhiannon Lloyd
Organist: Dr Raymond Hardway

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Producer WILLIAM SMETHURST Agricultural story editor


Directed By: Peter Windows
Producer: William Smethurst
Unknown: Anthony Parkin.

: Weekend

A systematic assembly of useless objects or a useful edition to the sum of human knowledge? Cliff Morgan discusses collecting with collectors.
Produced by VANESSA HARRISON for the Woman's Hour unit


Unknown: Cliff Morgan
Produced By: Vanessa Harrison

: Smash of the Day

One of the most popular and successful comedy shows Educating Archie starring Peter Brough and Archie Andrews
Script RONALD CHESNEY. RONALD WOLFE and MARTY FELDMAN Producer Jacques BROWN (First broadcast in 1959)


Unknown: Peter Brough
Unknown: Archie Andrews
Unknown: Bernard Bresslaw
Unknown: Dick Emery
Unknown: Gladys Morgan
Unknown: Warren Mitchell
Script: Ronald Chesney.
Script: Ronald Wolfe
Script: Marty Feldman
Producer: Jacques Brown

: The Food Programme

Which East-European country is famed for the longevity of its citizens, its yoghurt and its well-fed workers?
And at home, Derek Cooper discovers how healthy our own works canteens are. Producer JOHN FORSYTH


Unknown: Derek Cooper
Producer: John Forsyth

: The World This Weekend: News

with Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Unknown: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

Les Cottington invites Geoffrey Smith
Daphne Ledward and Dr Stefan Buczacki to answer questions which listeners have sent in by post. (Questions on postcards to: BBC, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds LS2 9PX) BBC Manchester


Unknown: Les Cottington
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Daphne Ledward
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki

: The Afternoon Play

Survival by DAVE SIMPSON
Tension builds among the men who work in a mill warehouse when their jobs are put under threat because the firm is seeking redundancies.
Then it becomes clear that the redundancies are not merely for economic reasons. Directed by KAY PATRICK BBC Manchester


Unknown: Dave Simpson
Directed By: Kay Patrick

: In the Shadow of the Revolution

Dorothy Russell lived through the most turbulent days of the Russian Revolution. She looks back on her childhood. Presenter Tim Richards
Producer ALISON PAYNE. BBC Wales


Unknown: Dorothy Russell
Presenter: Tim Richards
Producer: Alison Payne.

: Study on 4

4.0 War and the Modern Writer The last of six programmes in which MICHAEL BARBER explores the work of writers who have expressed their experience of war. American Writers of the Second World War Series producer GORDON HUTCHINGS
4.30 Measuring Up (Details on Thursday at 11.0 pm)
5.0 From Coping to Confidence The first of six programmes about students with learning difficulties who are now moving on from special schools to colleges of further education. MAUREEN GALVIN talks about the forthcoming introduction of new teaching materials and interviews teachers, parents, and the students themselves. 1: Starting College Producer JOE REID. Stereo
5.30 Por aqul (Details on Friday at 11.30 pm)


Unknown: Michael Barber
Producer: Gordon Hutchings
Talks: Maureen Galvin
Producer: Joe Reid.

: Talking About Antiques

Arthur Negus and Bernard Price discuss your questions with Hugh Scully in the last of the present series.
Producer ROY HAYWARD. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Arthur Negus
Unknown: Hugh Scully
Producer: Roy Hayward.

: The Living World

(Details on Thursday at 9.30 am)

: News

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits the ancient town of Stamford in the south-west corner of Lincolnshire.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News



Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: Feedback

Colin Semper with your comments and complaints.


Unknown: Colin Semper

: Bookshelf

Presented by Hunter Davies (Details on Thursday at 4.10 pm)


Presented By: Hunter Davies

: The Great Impersonation

by E. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM dramatised for radio in five parts by BARRY CAMPBELL
Leopold von Ragastein 2: A Homecoming
The chance meeting of two former schoolfriends in German East Africa resulted in the death of one of them. The other returned to
England, calling himself Sir
Everard Dominey, determined to take up a powerful position in society as the country moved towards inevitable conflict with Germany....
Directed by BRIAN MILLER
BBC Bristol Stereo


Unknown: E. Phillips Oppenheim
Unknown: Barry Campbell
Directed By: Brian Miller
Sir Everard Dominey: David Robb
Seaman: William Hope
Prince Terniloff: Tim Meats
Princess Temiloff: Angela Phillips
Princess Eiderstrom: Narlssa Knights
Mangan: William Eedle
Middleton: Paul Nicholson
Mrs Marston: Gwen Cherrell
Parkins: Howard Hoffmann
Lady Dominey: Melinda Walker

: Once Upon a Bedtime

Little Red Riding Hood's encounter with the wolf is a bedtime story we have all heard. But how much do we really know about the girl, and what actually happened during her forest adventure? Dr Ruth Glass of the Folklore Society looks at some of the different versions of this traditional and universal fairy tale and at some of its interpretations. With the help of among others: novelist Angela Carter , drama specialist David Male , folklorist Dr Bill Russell and Professor Jack Zipes , collector of all known versions of the story.


Unknown: Dr Ruth Glass
Unknown: Angela Carter
Unknown: David Male
Unknown: Dr Bill Russell
Unknown: Professor Jack Zipes
Readers: Anne Rosenfeld
Producer: Judith Bumpus

: Law in Action

: Mad Dogs and Englishmen

What is a dongola and how do you race it? How many players take part in octopush? And have you dreamed of owning your own hovercraft and how expensive is its upkeep?
In the last programme of the series, Desmond Lynam discovers the answers to such questions, when he meets some of the enthusiasts participating in these unusual watersports.


Unknown: Desmond Lynam

: Cousin Bazilio

2: Into the Wrong Hands
(Details on Friday at 3.0 pm) Stereo

: News

: Other Men's Flowers

/ have gathered a posy of other men's flowers and nothing but the thread that binds them is my own (MONTAIGNE) Lt-Col 'Paddy' Blair Mayne , dso (three bars), was the most decorated soldier of the Second World War.
He was an international rugby player, an accomplished boxer and a trained solicitor. He is revered by the SAS, but his feats of daring were punctuated with exploits not so praiseworthy, and he remains a man surrounded by controversy. Why was he not given the VC and why was his life after the war turbulent, until his early death behind the wheel of his sports car? Roy Bradford talks to those who fought with him and those who shared his life. Producer MARTIN DILLON BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: Blair Mayne
Talks: Roy Bradford

: The Savage Pilgrimage

The second of four talks by Wilfred De'Ath. Becoming a Catholic
Producer SHIRLEY PENROSE BBC Birmingham. Stereo

: Inside Parliament

Presented by Rodney Foster Producer PETER ROBINS


Presented By: Rodney Foster
Producer: Peter Robins

: * 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.

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