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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

Music selected by Thelma Bailey and Michael Ford
BBC Birmingham. Stereo


Unknown: Thelma Bailey

: Morning Has Broken

LW only from 6.45

: Open University

6.45 Buddhism in Thailand
7.5 Imagery
7.25 First Order Response

: News

7.10 L WSunday Papers
7.15£WApnaHiGhar Samajhiye: for Asians BBC Birmingham
7.45 Bells
7.50 Turning Over New Leaves Rosemary Hartill reviews Blood Brothers by EUAS CHACOUR


Unknown: Rosemary Hartill

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers (BroadcastatZlOam)

: Sunday

Religious news and views from home and abroad.
Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer DAVID COOMES


Presented By: Clive Jacobs
Producer: David Coomes

: Penelope Keith

talks, for the Week Good
Cause, about highly specialised treatment which enables people with severe respiratory disabilities to lead full and purposeful lives. donations: PRUPA Breathtaking
Appeal, [address removed]


Unknown: St Thomas

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America


: Morning Service

A Service of Holy Communion (ASB) from St Andrew 's Parish Church, Chippenham conducted by the Vicar THE REV MICHAEL TAYLOR
Readings: Isaiah 6, w 1-7 (NEB); I Corinthians 15, w 1-11 (NEB); John 21, w 1-14 (bsv)
Hymns (a&m New Standard):
King of glory, King of peace
(194); Praise we now the word of grace (417); Come risen Lord
(349); Now let us from this table rise (403)
Communion setting: Peter Jezard
Organist and Master of the Choristers PETER JEZARD BBCBristol


Unknown: St Andrew
Unknown: Michael Taylor
Organist: Peter Jezard
Unknown: Peter Jezard

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Producer WILLIAM SMETHURST Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham


Producer: William Smethurst
Editor: Anthony Parkin

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper 's weekly exploration of the issues surrounding the British diet.
Today's programme includes a report on food in prisons. Editor JOY HATWOOD


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: Home-ing In

Today's programme on DIY matters around the house comes from Lancashire.
Marjorie Lofthouse and this week's team, Tony Wilkins ,
Jack Widgery and Peter Harper are guests of the members of the Reformed Church in Bury. Producer DAVID WELSBY BBC Birmingham Stereo


Unknown: Tony Wilkins
Unknown: Jack Widgery
Unknown: Peter Harper
Producer: David Welsby

: It's Your World: [number removed]

The Prime Minister.The Rt Hon Margaret Thatcher , mp
British Prime Minister since 1979 and now one of the most experienced leaders in the West, Mrs Thatcher answers questions from around the world in an international phone-in chaired by Sue MacGregor and broadcast simultaneously with the BBC World Service. Producers LIZ MARDALL for the Woman's Hour unit and MARGARET HILL and DAN ZERDIN for the World Service
Lines open from 10.30am
(Starting next Sunday evening: The Thatcher Phenomenon)


Unknown: Margaret Thatcher
Unknown: Mrs Thatcher
Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Producers: Liz Mardall
Producers: Margaret Hill
Producers: Dan Zerdin

: The World This Weekend: News

with Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Unknown: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Kent, where members of the Orpington Horticultural Society put their questions to Geoffrey Smith
Daphne Ledward and Dr Stefan Buczacki
Questionmaster Les Cottington BBC Manchester


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

: The Afternoon Play

Mirror, Signal, Manoeuvre by STEVE MAY with John Hartoch as Percy Having had enough of the stifling respectability of middle-class marriage, driving instructor Percy Longridge runs away to safety in an inner city red-light district. He soon finds, however, that it is not quite the refuge he imagined.... Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBCBristol


Unknown: John Hartoch
Unknown: Percy Having
Unknown: Percy Longridge
Directed By: Brian Miller

: In Wellington's Boots

In 1808 a British expeditionary force under the young
Arthur Wellesley landed in Portugal to tackle the invading French. Some 176 years later a rather smaller British force - consisting mainly of David Bean - made the same trip for rather different reasons. BBC Manchester


Unknown: Arthur Wellesley
Unknown: David Bean

: Study on 4

4.0 In Business PETER HOBDAY looks at garden centres and a scheme to help strengthen the links between education and industry.
4.30 Four Walks with Mike Harding This week he follows a cliff-top walk from Kingswear to Berry Head in Devon, in the company of naturalist TONY SOPER. Producer JUDE HOWELLS
5.0 War and the Modern Writer Six programmes presented by MICHAEL BARBER
3: The Poetry of the Second World War
5.30 Euromagazine A series of 12 reports in Spanish, French, German and Italian. 3: Edición espanola COn TALIA PAREJA y MIGUEL PEÑARANDA. A Arequipa la llaman los habitantes 'la ciudad blanca' por sus edificios construidos con sillar, una materia volcanica. En este programa Talia y Miguel descubren algunos datos interesantes y encuentran a algunos arequipenos de descendencia inglesa. Realization CHRISTOPHER STONE


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Mike Harding
Unknown: Tony Soper.
Presented By: Michael Barber
Unknown: Talia Pareja
Unknown: Christopher Stone

: Herbert Farjeon's Cricket Bag

A dip into the witty, urbane and often sentimental writings of Herbert Farjeon , who, although he grew up to be a critic and playwright, was still at heart a small boy longing to emulate his flannelled heroes.
GARARD GREEN, RAY HANDY DONALD RICHARDS and ERICA EIRIAN give you the words, and chris STUART the music. Producer HERBERT Williams BBC Wales


Unknown: Herbert Farjeon
Unknown: Donald Richards
Unknown: Erica Eirian
Unknown: Chris Stuart

: The Living World

Presented by Peter France


Presented By: Peter France

: News

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits the ancient town of Lymington in Hampshire. It's a famous yachting centre with a ferry service to the Isle of Wight. Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBCBristol


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News


: More Wrestling than Dancing

Six lighthearted talks from David Moreau
4: Chief Nourisher in Life's Feast


Unknown: David Moreau

: Bookshelf

Hunter Davies presents Radio 4's good books programme. Producer ANGELA HIND


Unknown: Hunter Davies

: The Meisterspringer

A thriller serial in six parts by BERKELY MATHER
Paul Mettold , the 'Meisterspringer', has been blackmailed by British agents into arranging the escape from prison of James Carter , a convicted Russian spy. Carter thinks he's going home, but it is planned to exchange him for a captured British spy in China. 2: Spring in the Dark


Unknown: Paul Mettold
Unknown: James Carter
Producer: Graham Gauld
Directed By: Caroline Raphael
Charles Wainwright: Christopher Good
Dena: Melinda Walker
Paul Mettold: Cyril Shaps
Carter: Graham Blockey
Arthur Moulton: Michael Kilgarriff
MOgger: Malcolm James

: Race to Power

Britain now has about two million black citizens, many bom and educated here. A few
Asians and Afro-Caribbeans are now local councillors and in 1983 18 stood for Parliament. None was elected. Why? And will the next general election see the first black MP at
Westminster since the 1920s? Reporter Nakib Narat Producer MAGGIE REDFERN


Reporter: Nakib Narat
Producer: Maggie Redfern

: The Last Four Days

'There was even a story about profiteers in London bumping up the price of window-seats along the route where the victory parade was expected to go. Victory parade! What victory? We hadn't had one yet.' Alastair Borthwick looks back at what it was like to be in action at the front-line during the cruelly exasperating final days of the Second World War. BBC Scotland


Unknown: Alastair Borthwick

: A Word in Edgeways

Carolyn Faulder , Peter White and Professor Eric Wilkes in conversation with Brian Redhead.
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester. Stereo


Unknown: Carolyn Faulder
Unknown: Peter White
Unknown: Professor Eric Wilkes
Unknown: Brian Redhead.

: Micah Clarke

(Details on Friday at 3. pm) Stereo


Unknown: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

: News

: You the Jury

Dick Taveme , qc, chairs the series in which issues of controversy and concern are put on trial before an audience of jurors in Broadcasting House. The motion:
Teachers Shouldn't Strike Proposed by Ann Sofer Opposed by Fred Jarvis
The two advocates will each call supporting witnesses to be questioned and cross-questioned; the jury will vote at the beginning and end of the trial so that any swing of opinion may be measured and a verdict reached.
Researcher RUTH BEN-OR


Unknown: Dick Taveme
Unknown: Fred Jarvis
Producer: Maggie Redfern

: There's Music in God

Six talks in which The Rev
Keith Clements examines how music has shaped the thinking of great theologians. 2: Martin Luther BBCBristol. Stereo


Unknown: Keith Clements
Unknown: Martin Luther

: Inside Parliament

Presented by Mike Baker Producer PETER ROBINS


Presented By: Mike Baker
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.

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.

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