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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

Presented from the South-East by Joe Hull


Unknown: Joe Hull

: Today

Presented by Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day Editor JULIAN HOLLAND


Presented By: Sue MacGregor
Presented By: Peter Hobday
Read By: Laurie MacMillan
Editor: Julian Holland

: The Week on 4

A look ahead with Clive Roslin


Unknown: Clive Roslin

: Glyn Worsnip

goes into the Sound Archives to contemplate current affairs and future events with the benefit of hindsight. Producer HELEN FRY


Producer: Helen Fry

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

who invites you to meet some of the names who are hitting the headlines this week.
Producer IAN STRACHAN. Stereo


Producer: Ian Strachan.

: Money Box

Presented by Louise Botting A watching brief on your money problems, including pensions, tax, social security and investment in general. Write to: Money Box
Room 4058, Broadcasting House London WIA 4WW


Presented By: Louise Botting

: Morning Story

A Nice Old Man by JOHN G. MILLER
Read by John Westbrook The English couple are caravanning in Ireland and revelling in the quiet loch where they've stopped for the night. But the silence is deceptive....
Producer mitch RAPER


Unknown: John G. Miller
Read By: John Westbrook
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 84; Jesus, good above all other (BBC HB 72); The sinners' redemption (Oxford Book of Carols 51); Mark 1, vv 29-39;
Spirit of mercy, truth and love (BBC HB 163). Stereo

: For Schools

11.0 Music Makers A Midsummer Nightmare(6) With IAN HUMPHRIS and HELEN SPEIRS
11.20 Let's Move! 6: Explorers (1) Written by KATE HARRISON
11.40 Johnny Ball 's Maths Games 6: Round and Round Written and presented by JOHNNY BALL
11.50 Poetry Comer 6: Upside Down


Unknown: Ian Humphris
Unknown: Helen Speirs
Written By: Kate Harrison
Written By: Johnny Ball
Presented By: Johnny Ball

: Down Your Way

from Braintree, Essex

: Poetry Please

Presented by P. J. Kavanagh Readers ANDREW SACHS and JUNE BARRIE Producer


Presented By: P. J. Kavanagh
Readers: Andrew Sachs
Readers: June Barrie
Unknown: Margaret Bradley

: You and Yours

Paul Heiney presents the only national radio programme for consumers.


Unknown: Paul Heiney
Editor: Ken Vass

: The Wordsmiths at Gorsemere

An Everyday Story of Towering Genius by SUE LIMB
A soap opera in four parts, set in and around the Lake District at the turn of the 18th century. 1: Dorothy is worried about
William. Stinking Iris concocts herbal remedies. The
Leechpedlar delivers a letter and Samuel Tailor Cholericke arrives....
0 FEATURE: page 17


Unknown: Samuel Tailor Cholericke
Music By: Stephen Oliver
Producer: Jonathan James-Moore
Dorothy Wordsmith: Denise Coffey
William Wordsmith: Geoffrey Whitehead
Samuel Tailor Cholericke: Simon Callow
Stinking Iris: Miriam Margolyes
Leechpedlar: Chris Emmett

: The World at One: News

Presented by Brian Widlake Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Brian Widlake
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Comer This week: Daytime /Night-time Presented by SYLVIA KING with children from Lodge Infant School, West Bromwich Storyteller JOHNNY morris Today's story: Peace at Last by JILL MURPHY Producer MARY KALEMKERIAN BBC Birmingham
2.20 Introducing Science Unit 2
2: Smoking
2.40 Noticeboard Special Better Reception TONY BARNFIELD talks to EDWARD TRICKETT Of BBC Engineering Information
2.45 Radio Club TOMMY BOYD and the Radio Club team bring you more items of interest to 8-12 year olds.


Presented By: Sylvia King
Unknown: Johnny Morris
Presented By: Andrew Branch
Unknown: Harriet Powell
Unknown: Judy Bennett
Unknown: Edward Trickett

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Liz Mardall
Soprano ELISABETH SODERSTROM is a national institution in her native Sweden, and her art brings pleasure to many. She talks about a career that spans more than 30 years. The Summer of the Barshinskeys by DIANE PEARSON abridged in ten episodes by DELIA PATON
Read by patti HOLLOWAY (5) Editor SANDRA CHALMERS


Introduced By: Liz Mardall
Soprano: Elisabeth Soderstrom
Unknown: Diane Pearson
Unknown: Delia Paton
Read By: Patti Holloway
Editor: Sandra Chalmers

: The Afternoon Play

Private Correspondence by NICHOLAS STARK

: Girls and Boys Come Out to Play

Despite changing fashions with education, one part of school life remains - playtime. But how do modem children spend their precious minutes of freedom?
John Hedges has visited some of Britain's primary schools to find out.
Producer CATHY PACKE. (Revised rpt)


Unknown: John Hedges
Producer: Cathy Packe.

: Story Time

Old Glory (6)

: PM

Presented by Gordon Clough and Valerie Singleton
continued on VHF/FM 5.50-5.55


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Presented By: Valerie Singleton

: The Six O'Clock News

With PAULINE BUSHNELL including Financial Report


Unknown: Pauline Bushnell

: Blandings

4: Company for Gertrude

: News

: The Archers

: Six Women

Six views on different aspects of being a woman emerge from conversations with Anne Brown.
1: Barbara Cartland - Queen of Romance
Prolific novelist, public campaigner and vitamin crusader, Barbara Cartland is an industry in herself. As a 20s debutante she discovered the addictiveness of romance -and for more than 60 years she has been providing the hottest-selling fixes in the world. Producer LIZ JENSEN BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Anne Brown.
Unknown: Barbara Cartland
Unknown: Barbara Cartland

: Science Now

Presented by Colin Tudge
What is happening in science? A weekly review of discoveries and developments from the world's leading laboratories. Producer GEOFF DEEHAN


Presented By: Colin Tudge
Producer: Geoff Deehan

: The Monday Play

A Glasgow tenement in the 1930s. A family struggling to survive with all the humour, guts and courage they possess, living with spirit and determination in the face of despair.
Directed by JAMES RUNCIE BBC Scotland. Stereo


Unknown: Ena Lamont Stewart
Directed By: James Runcie
as Maggie Morrison with: Eileen McCallum
as John Morrison: Roy Hanlon
Jenny: Phyllis Logan
Alec: And Finlay Welsh
Lily Gibb: Wilma Duncan
Isa: Gaylie Runciman
Edie Morrison: Natasha Gerson
Ernie Morrison: Frank Harkins
Granny: Irene Sunters
Mrs Harris: Monica Brady

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan presents tonight's edition, which includes interviews, news and reviews of books, films, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions. Producer BRIAN BARFIELD Editor THOMAS SUTCLIFFE


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Brian Barfield
Editor: Thomas Sutcliffe

: A Book at Bedtime

The Doves of Venus (11)

: The World Tonight

Presented by Charles Wheeler National and international news, background, analysis and comment
11.0 Headlines
Editor BLAIR THOMSON on VHF/FM until 11.0


Presented By: Charles Wheeler
Editor: Blair Thomson

: Study on 4

Get By in Spanish An intensive language course in five weekly programmes for travellers on business or holiday.
3: Getting Around Asking where places are and following the directions. With MARIA ANTONIA MARCOS and EDUARDO DELGADO Study booklet, £ 1.75; set of two cassettes, £7.48. available from [address removed] or local retailers


Unknown: Maria Antonia Marcos
Unknown: Eduardo Delgado

: Open University

11.30 An Exercise in Constructive Criticism
11.50 Pope's Essay on Man

: * am News

followed by an interlude VHF/FM joins at 12.10

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

12.30 Technology: Study Skills A series on introducing technology in secondary schools. Presented by PROFESSOR SYDNEY URRY, Moderator of the London University GCE 0- and A-level technology examinations. 1: Teachers' Programme and at 12.45 2: Materials
1.0 New Developments in Technology Education
1: Department of Education and Science - Courses and Training. HMI GEORGE HICKS talks to GRAHAM TAYAR


Talks: George Hicks

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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