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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

A musical start to your weekend listening - selected by Thelma Bailey and Michael Ford
BBC Birmingham. Stereo


Unknown: Thelma Bailey

: Farming Today

Farming, food and countryside news, market trends, weather. Producer ALLAN WRIGHT


Producer: Allan Wright

: News

7.10 Today's Papers

: On Your Farm

which this week eavesdrops on farming's biggest talk-shop - the National Farmers' Union's AGM.
Producer uz RIGBEY

: 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

Presented by Tony Lewis In Rugby Union, England travel to the National Stadium in Cardiff to play Wales, while Scotland take a trip to the Pare des Princes to do battle with the French.
FA Cup time again, with the Fifth Round all set to go today, and some very interesting ties to talk about. In cricket, news from
Melbourne, where England are preparing for their first World Cup match against Australia. Producer EMILY MCMAHON


Presented By: Tony Lewis
Producer: Emily McMahon

: News

: Breakaway

Bernard Falk presents a practical guide to the holiday, travel and leisure scene with help from robin DEWHURST. SUSAN MARLING and PATRICK STODDART


Unknown: Bernard Falk
Unknown: Robin Dewhurst.
Unknown: Susan Marling
Unknown: Patrick Stoddart
Producer: Jenny Malunson
Editor: Roger MacDonald

: News Stand

Max Hastings presents a personal review of the weekly magazines and assesses their coverage of recent events. Producer SUSAN SNAlLUM


Unknown: Max Hastings
Producer: Susan Snallum

: The Week in Westminster

Adam Raphael , Political
Columnist of The Observer, reviews the past week. Producer JIM GRAY


Unknown: Adam Raphael
Producer: Jim Gray

: Pick of the Week

with Margaret Howard Stereo

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC correspondents talk about the countries they work in - the politics and the people. Producer ZAREER MASANI


Producer: Zareer Masani

: Money Box

Presented by Louise Botting The programme that keeps you in touch with what's happening in the field of personal savings, investment, mortgages, insurance, social security and the financial problems of everyday life. Address: Money Box
Room 4058, Broadcasting House London WIA 4WW


Presented By: Louise Botting

: Blandings: 3: 'Pig-Hoo-oo-o-o-o-ey!'

Short stories by P.G. Wodehouse
Adapted for radio in seven parts by Richard Usborne.
With Richard Vernon as Lord Emsworth, Lockwood West as Beach and Margot Boyd as Lady Constance.


Author: P.G. Wodehouse
Dramatist: Richard Usborne
Producer: Bobby Jaye
Narrator/Lord Heacham: Nigel Anthony
Lord Emsworth: Richard Vernon
Beach: Lockwood West
Lady Constance: Margot Boyd
Magistrate: Peter Tuddenham
Angela: Diana Martin
James Belford: Edward Duke

: News

: Any Questions?

Sir Clive Sinclair , Jonathan Porritt , Professor Richard Gregory and Jean Denton


Unknown: Sir Clive Sinclair
Unknown: Jonathan Porritt
Unknown: Professor Richard Gregory
Unknown: Jean Denton

: The Afternoon Play

The Pump
A radio play by James Cameron (1911-1985)
James Cameron 's only radio play, based on his own experience of a heart operation, won the Prix Italia in 1973. Directed by R. D. SMITH


Play By: James Cameron
Unknown: James Cameron
Directed By: R. D. Smith
John Carter: Michael Redgrave
Margaret Carter: Anna Cropper
Sister: Diana Robson
Doctor: William Fox
Indian voices: Saeed Jaffrey
Surgeon: Rolf Lefebvre
Priest: Gerald Cross
Father: Godfrey Kenton
Nurses: Kate Binchy
Nurses: Cleo Sylvestre

: The Signalman

A ghost story by CHARLES DICKENS
Read by Emlyn Williams


Read By: Emlyn Williams
Producer: John Tydeman

: A Lexicon of Laughter

with Richard Anthony Baker Stereo


Unknown: Richard Anthony Baker

: Maharai

Themes and variations from the lives of the Indian Princes in their own words, and those of some who knew them.
5: Father and Mother of the People
His Highness Sir Lakshman Singh , Maharawal of Dungarpur, looks back on his experiences as absolute ruler of 300,000 subjects and 1,500 square miles in Rajputana. the country of the kings.
Compiled and presented by Charles Allen


Unknown: Sir Lakshman Singh
Presented By: Charles Allen
Producer: Michael Mason

: Winter at Deepdale

As the cold silence of midwinter settles on Deepdale in the remote reaches of North Yorkshire, all life seems suspended. But it's a difficult and watchful time for David Pearson , a sheep farmer, and his family as they try to protect their stock from the worst of the weather.
Phil Smith takes to the hills to share some moments of Dales life.
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Unknown: David Pearson
Unknown: Phil Smith

: A Sideways Look At....

by Anthony Smith


Unknown: Anthony Smith

: Wildlife

Presented by Derek Jones Stereo


Presented By: Derek Jones

: Week Ending

An irreverently critical look back at the week's news. Stereo

: News

With PETER DONALDSON including Sports Round-up


Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: Desert Island Discs

with Michael Elkins , former BBC correspondent in Jerusalem


Unknown: Michael Elkins

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

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


Music By: Jeremy Nicholas
Producer: Michael Ember.

: Baker's Dozen

Richard Baker presents a selection of words and music on record, reviving old favourites, introducing the less familiar and including some recent releases.
Producer JILL ANDERSON. Stereo


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Jill Anderson.

: Saturday-Night Theatre: The Serpent's Smile

By Neville Teller, based on the novel by Olga Hesky.
Dizengoff Street, Tel Aviv, Israel, on a Saturday night, with the Sabbath over and everyone crowding the cafes. Just the time and place to dump a corpse and make a getaway, leaving Inspector Tami Shimoni to pick up the pieces - or rather, scrape up the bloodstains - and start out on the trail of a bunch of international killers and the most terrifying secret weapon imaginable.
Directed by John Cardy (Stereo)


Writer: Olga Hesky
Dramatist: Neville Teller
Director: John Cardy
Tami Shimoni: Steve Hodson
Shelley Bernstein: Susan Denaker
Pappa Barzilai: John Gabriel
Yehoshua Caleb: Peter Acre
Dr Livini: Cyril Shaps
Restaurant owner: Harry Towb
Police surgeon: Bernard Brown
Set Lieb: William Eedle
Yitzhak: Colin Starkey
Mr Reuben: Alan Thompson
Supt Cohen: David Garth
Uzi: Adrian Egan
Max: Arnold Diamond
Freda Harrison: Gwen Cherrell
Joe Harrison: Ed Bishop
Maisie Rice: Mia Soteriou
Morris Rice: David Sinclair
Hashi: Ali Refaie
Betty Mannering: Barbara Atkinson

: News

: Evening Service

At even when the sun was set (EH 266); 0 Christ who art the light and day (Church Anthem Book 62); Mark 2, vv 1-12; Round me falls the night (EH 272) Stereo

: Soundings

A topical religious or moral matter of importance is investigated. On the reporting team, Rosemary Hartill , BBC Religious Affairs Correspondent, Ted Harrison
Bernard Jackson and Trevor Barnes.


Unknown: Rosemary Hartill
Unknown: Ted Harrison
Unknown: Bernard Jackson
Unknown: Trevor Barnes.
Unknown: Beverley McAinsh

: Science Now

Presented by Peter Evans


Presented By: Peter Evans

: In One Ear

Live comedy from
Steve Brown , Helen Lederer Clive Mantle. Nick Wilton ... Stereo
(Clive Mantle is in Of Mice and Men at the Mermaid Theatre, London) In One Ear is performed live on Saturday each week at the Paris
Studio, Lower Regent Street, London. Doors open at 11.0 pm)


Unknown: Steve Brown
Unknown: Helen Lederer
Unknown: Clive Mantle.
Unknown: Nick Wilton
Unknown: Clive Mantle

: * 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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