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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Today

Presented by Brian Redhead and John Timpson
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
7.20* Your Letters
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: Brian Redhead
Presented By: John Timpson
Read By: Laurie MacMillan

: News

: Tuesday Call: [number removed]

How can you tell if someone close to you is taking heroin? Where is help available for addicts? What are the dangers of glue-sniffing? What can be done to help young people avoid the risks of hard drugs? Put your questions, or oner your advice, to Tuesday tall.
Produced by the Woman's Hour unit Lines open from 8.0 am

: Morning Story Mossy

Read by Gerda Stevenson Producer BRUCE YOUNG


Unknown: Audrey Evans
Read By: Gerda Stevenson
Producer: Bruce Young

: Daily Service

nem, p 5; 0 God of Bethel, by whose hand (BBC HB 495); 0 salutaris hostia (Liszt); Mark 6, w 30-44; Lord of good life (cp 466). Stereo

: For Schools

11.0 Time and Tune (17) Pinocchio
11.20 Time to Move (17) Frog and Toad: Brave Frog and Toad based on a story by ARNOLD LOBEL
11.40 Musicianship: Early Stages (7)


Story By: Arnold Lobel

: Thirty-Minute Theatre Top Tips

by DAVE MORRIS with Sue Jenkins as Mary and David Fleeshman as Steve There's always a problem when people go on holiday -what to do about the plants.
But Mary has her own idea - why not ring the phone-in programme on the radio and ask for a tip? That's when the problems really begin.
Directed by KAY PATRICK BBC Manchester


Unknown: Dave Morris
Unknown: Sue Jenkins
Unknown: David Fleeshman
Unknown: Peter Wheeler
Unknown: Alan Partington
Unknown: Peter MacQueen
Directed By: Kay Patrick

: Wildlife

A special edition of listeners' letters, and the chance to win the Mystery Sound competition. Presented by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol


Presented By: Derek Jones
Producer: John Harrison

: You and Yours

Presented by Paul Heiney


Presented By: Paul Heiney

: My Word!

The last programme in the series. A panel game devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON Dilys Powell and Frank Muir challenge Antonia Fraser and Denis Norden
In the Chair Michael O'Donnell Questions compiled by PETER MOORE Producer PETE ATKIN


Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Antonia Fraser
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: Michael O'Donnell
Unknown: Peter Moore
Producer: Pete Atkin

: The World at One: News

Presented by Hugo Young


Presented By: Hugo Young

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Comer Today's story: The Yellow Ball by DES cox
2.5 History: Long Ago The Wars Against Napoleon Life in Nelson's Navy by IAN SORLEY
2.25 Listen and Read: Radio Thin King (17) by DEREK FARMER
2.40 Pictures in Your Mind (Stories): Who is Pippa? adapted from Race Against Wolves by NORA ROCK


Unknown: Ian Sorley

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Home is Where the Art is:
FRANCES DONNELLY explores the concept of running an art gallery from your own home. Shadows on Our Skin by JENNIFER JOHNSTON abridged in 11 episodes by SALLY SKRIMSHIRE
Read by Sam Dale (1)
Young Joe Logan is growing up in Derry in Northern
Ireland, the child of a rabidly Republican father who lives in the past. Joe's friendship with the schoolteacher, Kathleen Doherty , offers a welcome escape, until Joe's elder 6 brother comes home.
(Music: Horselips' Time to Kill)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Frances Donnelly
Unknown: Jennifer Johnston
Unknown: Sally Skrimshire
Read By: Sam Dale
Unknown: Kathleen Doherty

: The Afternoon Play

That's Not What Little Girls Are Made Of by BARBARA ANN VTLLIERS
On board a passenger ship sailing from Sydney to
England. Melanie -a : 13-year-old Mancunian -is far from pleased when her mother apparently discovers a glamorous alternative to life in 'the street' in the shape of a rather shady film director....
(Harry Towb is in 'Little Shop of Horrors' at the Comedy Theatre, London) Stereo


Unknown: Barbara Ann Vtlliers
Directed By: Richard Wortley
Directed By: Harry Towb
Melanie: Susan Sheridan
Jackie: Maggie McCarthy
Eddie Darling: John Baddeley
Flynn: Harry Towb
Karen: Helena Breck
Frank: Peter Acre

: Origins

Archaeology - The Preserve of the Over-40s?
Malcolm Billings attended the Young Archaeologists' Conference held at
Southampton University in February. Undergraduates, post-graduates, the staff of archaeological units and museums throughout the country came together to discuss the future of archaeology in Britain. They expressed their concern for museums, ancient monuments and rescue archaeology in a rapidly changing environment and considered the best ways of taking Britain's heritage into the 21st century.
Producer JOHN KNIGHT. BBC Bristol
0 HELPLINES: page 71


Unknown: Malcolm Billings
Producer: John Knight.

: Story Time

Miss Mole (2)

: PM

Presented by Robert Williams and Valerie Singleton
continued on VHF/FM 5.50-5.55


Presented By: Robert Williams
Presented By: Valerie Singleton

: The Six O'Clock News

With PETER DONALDSON including Financial Report


Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: News

: The Archers

: File on 4

Major issues at home and abroad.
Reporter Stuart Simon Producer ROGER HUTCHINGS Editor BRIAN WALKER BBC Manchester


Reporter: Stuart Simon
Producer: Roger Hutchings
Editor: Brian Walker

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care Producer ALISON RICHARDS


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Alison Richards

: The State of the Vatican

Five documentary reports by Bernard Jackson
1: Crossroads of Christendom The Vatican is frequently in the news: the Pope gives an address to the crowds assembled in St Peter 's
Square; Michelangelo's Pietd is damaged; an Italian banker with Papal connections goes to London and is found hanged; in St Peter 's Square there is an assassination attempt on the Pope himself....
But what really lies behind the visible face of the Holy
See? And how did the Vatican become the tiny but controversial state that it is today?
0 HEAR THIS! page 15


Unknown: Bernard Jackson
Unknown: St Peter
Unknown: St Peter

: In Touch

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap.
Presented by Ian MacRae Producer THENA HESHEL
Listeners can phone with enquiries and comments relating to the programme on [number removed](8.30-10.0 pm)
Book, £2.95, from [address removed]


Presented By: Ian MacRae

: Treasure Islands

3: St Lucia and Martinique Novelist Joseph Hone continues the story of his journey through the Caribbean' and joins a group of French tourists intent on the good life....

: Kaleidoscope

Michael Oliver presents tonight's edition, which includes interviews, and news and reviews of books, films, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.


Unknown: Michael Oliver
Producer: Richard Dunn

: A Book at Bedtime

The Green Man (2)

: The World Tonight

11.0 Headlines on VHF/FM until 11.0

: Study on 4

Crisis in Education Third of four programmes Economies in the public service profoundly affect education. PROFESSOR TED WRAGG assesses the impact of cutbacks in a number of areas of the education system, and asks how fit it is to face the future.


Unknown: Professor Ted Wragg

: Open University

11.30 Open Forum: Students' Magazine
11.50 Music interlude

: * News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

Radio History (11-14): America in the 19th Century by ROY APPS
12.30 The Homesteaders and at 12.50 The Railroad Men

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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