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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Today

Presented by John Timpson and Brian Redhead
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With ROGER PARRY
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: John Timpson
Presented By: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Roger Parry
Read By: Bryan Martin
Unknown: Charles Colville

: News

: Checkpoint

Presented by Roger Cook


Presented By: Roger Cook

: The Living World

Mary Rose-a glimpse in time
Bones, pollen and insects have been preserved for four-and-a-half centuries in the mud beneath the waters of the Solent in the wreck of the Mary Rose. Never before has a shipwreck been researched for its natural history but today Dr Margaret Rule heads a team that is, step by step, bringing a wealth of new knowledge on how we can discover our natural past. Presented by Barry Paine


Unknown: Mary Rose-A
Unknown: Mary Rose.
Unknown: Dr Margaret Rule
Presented By: Barry Paine
Producer: Carole Jefferson

: Medicine Now

: Morning Story

Mutatis Mutandis by GERRY OMALLEY
Read by Aiden Grennell 'All the mourners on foot including the two sons, Thomas and Michael. A crisp bright morning in early March, the sun dancing on the rippling water of the bay.'
Producer KATHRYN PORTER BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: Gerry Omalley
Read By: Aiden Grennell
Producer: Kathryn Porter

: An Act of Worship

reflecting the issues of the day Stereo

: God in Christ

Last week in God Without Christ Bernard Jackson talked to four people who have left
Christianity for other faiths. Today he talks to four people who have made reverse decisions: a Buddhist, a Sikh, a Muslim, and the present Bishop of Birmingham,
THE RT REV HUGH MONTEFIORE , who was born into a Jewish family.
Producer SHIRLEY PENROSE BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Bernard Jackson
Unknown: Hugh Montefiore
Producer: Shirley Penrose

: For Schools

11.0 Coming of Age in Britain: 1984 3: BILQUIS A Muslim schoolgirl in Bradford
11.20 Theatre Workshop From Hoxton to Drury Lane Producer DAN GARRETT
11.40 Listening to Music (2) Music Projects DAVID BOWIE (1) Written and presented by JAMES RICHARDSON


Producer: Dan Garrett
Presented By: James Richardson

: A Dorset Childhood

Four programmes in which
Hilary Townsend recalls some aspects of rural life in the 1930s. 2: Farming in Dorset. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Hilary Townsend

: You and Yours

Presented by Pattie Coldwell


Presented By: Pattie Coldwell

: After Henry

2: Moving

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner
4: Andrew McAndrew and the Tap Tops
2.0-2.30 Par √Čtapes French Graded Objectives (2) 5: Shopping in a Market and at the Post Office and at 2.15
6: Staying with a French Family
2.30-3.0 English for Examinations (14-17) Communication (Are you receiving me?)
3: Weighing the Evidence
2.30 Based on interviews Presented by BRIAN REDHEAD written by TONY PENMAN
2.45 Dramatised version by GRAEME RIGBY


Unknown: Andrew McAndrew
Presented By: Brian Redhead
Written By: Tony Penman
Unknown: Graeme Rigby

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Genetic Abortion: MOYRA BREMNER talks to women about their sense of loss following the abortion of a deformed foetus. The Summer of the Barshinskeys Part 2 (9)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Talks: Moyra Bremner

: The Afternoon Play

Uncertain Ground by RUTH GORING with Frances Jeater as Susie Susie , an intelligent, happily married woman, seems to have everything-a successful husband, a caring mother-in-law. A sudden crisis in her life, however, makes her suddenly question whether or not she is allowing herself to be smothered.
Directed by KAY PATRICK BBC Manchester. Stereo


Unknown: Ruth Goring
Unknown: Frances Jeater
Unknown: Susie Susie
Directed By: Kay Patrick
Derek: James Kerry
Annabel: Carole Boyd
Gerry: Jimmy Hibbert
Mrs Brocklehurst: Gwen Cherrell
Waitress/woman: Valerie Windsor
Clive: Anthony Benson

: Enquire Within

Everyone has queries, quibbles and quandaries which they mean to resolve but which always lie unanswered at the back of their minds.
Let Neil Landor , together with his specialist experts and the help of the BBC Reference
Library, sort out the answers. Questions, on a postcard please, to: Enquire Within, BBC. Broadcasting House, London WIA 1AA


Unknown: Neil Landor
Producer: Stephen Shipley

: Bookshelf

Hunter Da vies presents Radio 4's good books programme. Producer HELEN FRY

: Story Time

A Night to Remember
9: 'We're going north like Hell'

: PM

Presented by Robert Williams and Susannah Simons continued on VHF/FM 5.50-5.55


Presented By: Robert Williams
Presented By: Susannah Simons

: The Six O'Clock News

With CLIVE ROSLIN including Financial Report

: Brain of Britain 1985


: news

: The Archers

Written by MARGARET PHELAN Cast for the week:
BBC Birmingham


Written By: Margaret Phelan
Peggy Archer: June Spencer
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Archer: Judy Bennett
Elizabeth Archer: Alison Dowling
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy: Fiona Mathieson
Jethro Larkin: George Hart
Colonel Danby: Ballard Berkeley
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Nigel Pargetter: Graham Seed

: Any Answers?

A chance to air your views on some of the subjects raised in last week's Any Questions?
Introduced by John Timpson Producer MARY PRICE
BBC Bristol. Send your letters to:
Any Answers? BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Introduced By: John Timpson
Producer: Mary Price

: Screen for Help

British Film Year has been launched with its slogan
'Cinema -the best place to see a film'. Nigel Andrews examines the financial and artistic problems of an industry with declining audiences and an increasing threat from television and video. Contributors include
Sir Richard Attenborough Bill Cotton , Gary Dartnoll
David Hare , Mamoun Hassan
Glenda Jackson , Derek Jarman and David Puttnam.
8.20* Phone in on [number removed]Listeners are invited to put questions about the film industry to Norman Lamont , mp, Minister with Responsibility for Films; Jeremy Isaacs , Chief Executive Channel 4; John Boorman , film director; and Colin Young , Director National Film and Television School of Great Britain.
In the chair Michael Billington Producers RICHARD DUNN and ROSEMARY HART
Lines are open from 7.15pm
W FEATURE: page 13


Unknown: Nigel Andrews
Unknown: Sir Richard Attenborough
Unknown: Bill Cotton
Unknown: Gary Dartnoll
Unknown: David Hare
Unknown: Mamoun Hassan
Unknown: Glenda Jackson
Unknown: Derek Jarman
Unknown: David Puttnam.
Unknown: Norman Lamont
Unknown: Jeremy Isaacs
Unknown: John Boorman
Unknown: Colin Young
Unknown: Michael Billington
Producers: Richard Dunn
Unknown: Rosemary Hart

: Does He Take Sugar?

A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners and their families, with countrywide news and views on all matters of concern to them.
Presented by John Mills Editor MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence and enquiries to: BBC. Broadcasting House, London W1A 4WW
Phone [number removed](10.0 am-5.0 pm)


Presented By: John Mills
Editor: Marlene Pease

: John Ebdon

meanders through the BBC Sound Archives

: Kaleidoscope

Natalie Wheen presents tonight's edition which includes interviews, news and reviews of books, film, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions. Producer KEVIN JACKSON


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Kevin Jackson

: A Book at Bedtime

A Moveable Feast 7: Zelda Fitzgerald


Unknown: Zelda Fitzgerald

: The World Tonight

Presenter Alexander MacLeod
11.0 Headlines on VHF/FM until 11.0


Presenter: Alexander MacLeod

: Study On 4

New series Groundswell The first of ten programmes on ' the environment

: Open University

The Manpower Services Commission

: * am News

followed by an interlude VHFIFMjoinsat 12.10am

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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