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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 Love and Wit in Twelfth Night
7.5 Science: Elements in the Balance
7.25 Technology: National Power

: News

7.10LWSunday Papers
7.15LWApnaHiGhar Samajhiye: for Asians BBC Birmingham
7.45 Bells
7.50 Turning Over New Leaves Frances Gumley reviews Till God Will- The Writings of Mary Ward , edited by EMMANUEL ORCHARD.


Unknown: Mary Ward

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer DAVID COOMES


Presented By: Clive Jacobs
Producer: David Coomes

: Floella Benjamin

talks, for the Week's Good Cause, about efforts being made to help young deaf people overcome the isolation they experience within the general community.
Donations: Friends for the Young
Deaf,[address removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers (Broadcastat 7.10am)

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

Loving and Restoring from Albany Road Baptist Church, Cardiff, led by the Minister, The Rev Sam Highway Hymns (Baptist Hymnbook):
Praise God from whom (766); All hail the power (180); Guide me 0 thou great Jehovah (541);
0 Jesus, I have promised (298) Readings (Rsv): Psalm 24; John 21, w 15-25


Organist: Philip Davies.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Producer william SMETHURST Directed by PETER WINDOWS BBC Birmingham


Editor: Anthony Parkin
Directed By: Peter Windows

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper presents the consumer's guide to nutrition in Britain.
Editor joy HATWOOD


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: Home-ing In

Radio 4's do-it-yourself programme this week pays a second visit to Lancashire.
Peter Harper , Jack Widgery and Tony Wilkins join
Marjorie Lofthouse to consider another round of domestic DIY problems from an audience at the United Reformed Church in Bury. Producer DAVID WELSBY BBC Birmingham. Stereo


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

: It's Your World: [number removed]

Dr Peter Onu
Acting Secretary General of the Organisation of African Unity since 1983, and an OAU official for many years, Dr Onu, a Nigerian, has travelled extensively throughout Africa. The OAU now has 50 member countries and was founded in 1963 as African countries gained their independence, to promote unity and solidarity among member states. It has its headquarters in Addis Ababa, capital of drought-stricken
Ethiopia, where famine has led to death and suffering for countless numbers of people.
Today in a phone-in chaired by Sue MacGregor and broadcast simultaneously with BBC World Service, Dr Onu answers questions from around the world.
Producers LIZ MARDALL for the Woman Hour unit and MARGARET HILL and DAN ZERDIN for the World Service.
Lines open from 10.30am

: The World This Weekend: News

with Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Unknown: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

Les Cottington invites
Geoffrey Smith, Daphne Ledward and Dr Stefan Buczacki to answer listeners' postal questions.
Questions on postcards to:
BBC Woodhouse Lane, Leeds LS2 9PX BBC Manchester

: The Afternoon Play

The Voyage to
Van Diemen 's Land by CAROLYN SALLY JONES with Gareth Armstrong as Lewis Lewis Portsmouth 1832: Captain Gibb is about to take command of his first ship. Its cargo: convicts bound for Van Diemen 's Land. One of the convicts,
Lewis Lewis , is no ordinary man. A visionary and leader, his presence has a disturbing effect on all those around him. Directed by KAY PATRICK BBC Manchester


Unknown: Van Diemen
Unknown: Carolyn Sally Jones
Unknown: Gareth Armstrong
Unknown: Van Diemen
Unknown: Lewis Lewis
Directed By: Kay Patrick

: The Mosquito is Winning

The battle with the mosquito is being lost. In the 1960s malaria seemed to have been conquered, yet 400 million people still contract the disease each year and the number is rising.
Hugh Sykes investigates what has gone wrong.
Producer GAYNOR SHUTTE (Revised repeat)


Unknown: Hugh Sykes

: Study on 4

4.0 In Business PETER HOBDAY with news, views and stories from the business world
4.30 Inside Information A ten-programme course on the world of information technology 1: What is Information? Like it or not, everyone's life is now affected by information technology. While some may resent and resist it, others want to come to terms with it. This course is for people who would like to take the plunge. Paul Heiney finds out what information is, and what powerful computer systems such as the Police National Computer can do. Inside Information is a complete learning package and details of the book, computer software and assessment scheme are available from: Inside Information, BBC Education, London W52PA or CEEFAXpage 700. Researcher DAVE HARVEY Series producer CHRISTOPHER STONE
0 HELPLINES: page 93
5.0 War and the Modem Writer Six programmes with MICHAEL BARBER
4: Writers of the Second World War
5.30 Euromagazine A series of 12 reports in Spanish, French, German and Italian 4: Edition francaise Rouen aujourd'hui DANIEL PAGEON visite Rouen en Normandie. DANIELLE WARGNY, une normande, lui parle de la ville, de son travail comme professeur d'anglais, et de sa vie comme parent celibataire. Presente par NICOLE CHURCH Realise par MICK WEBB


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Paul Heiney
Unknown: Dave Harvey
Unknown: Michael Barber
Unknown: Daniel Pageon
Unknown: Mick Webb

: The Living World

(Details on Thursday at 9.30am)

: News

: Glorious John

A portrait of Sir John Barbirolli The first of six programmes about great British conductors, compiled and written by BRY AN CRIMP
Narrated by John Rowe 'I don't think I regret one moment of all that music has cost me. If you take on this mighty task don't think it's just the thrill of a boiled shirt, applause - you must be ready to sacrifice your whole existence to it.'
Sir John Barbirolli is identified in the minds of most music-lovers with the Halle Orchestra which he took over in the dark days of the Second World War. But his achievements were many. He made his first recordings at the age of 12 in 1911 and was equally at home in the opera house and on the concert platform.
This portrait includes contributions from some of those who knew and loved him, among them Lady Barbirolli and players from the Halle Orchestra.


Unknown: John Rowe
Unknown: Sir John Barbirolli

: News



Unknown: Clive Rosun

: More Wrestling than Dancing

A second series of six lighthearted talks from David Moreau
5: Preparing to be a Nasty Old Man


Unknown: David Moreau

: Bookshelf

Hunter Da vies goes on the trail of the perfect murder as he joins crime writers and forensic scientists on a weekend of crime investigation in darkest Harrogate.
Producer HELEN FRY

: The Meisterspringer: 3: Can Spring Be Far Behind?

A thriller serial in six parts by Berkely Mather
Carter's escape has been hindered by the intervention of Russians, and he is hurt, but at last he is taken aboard a boat for France by the British agent Wainwright and by Ilena, daughter of the Meisterspringer. When Carter regains consciousness, he's not grateful....


Writer: Berkely Mather
Producer: Graham Gauld
Directed by: Caroline Raphael
Charles Wainwright: Christopher Good
Ilena: Melinda Walker
Carter: Gram Blockey
Arthur Moulton: Michael Kilgarriff
Abbesse: Betty Baskcomb
Charlton: Brian Smith
Doctor: Robin Summers

: The Thatcher Phenomenon

1: To the Manner Born
The first of six programmes in which Hugo Young assesses the personal influence of Margaret Thatcher on the life of Britain and the world, with witnesses ranging from American
President Ronald Reagan through Cabinet colleagues past and present to officials who have worked with her and opponents who are dedicated to unseating her.
This opening programme considers the formative influences on her: her father, Oxford, her husband. It examines the talents and personality she disclosed as Secretary of State for Education and recalls the cross-currents in the Conservative Party which unexpectedly swept her to the leadership.
0 FEATURE: page 14


Unknown: Hugo Young
Unknown: Margaret Thatcher
Unknown: Ronald Reagan
Producer: Anne Sloman

: The Making of Chagall

When Marc Chagall died at 97, five weeks ago, many hailed him as the last great optimist of 20th-century art, the man whose colourful images of village life and love evoked a vanished age of innocent happiness. But, as Dr Harry Shukman shows,
Chagall's early development was deeply affected by three very different influences: the small-town Jewish culture in which he was brought up; the ferment of ideas around the Russian revolution; and the great artistic cosmopolitanism of Paris.
Producer DANIEL SNOWMAN (Revised repeat)


Unknown: Marc Chagall
Unknown: Dr Harry Shukman

: A Word in Edgeways

Sally Emerson , Roy Fisher and Professor Richard Gregory in conversation with Brian Redhead
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester. Stereo


Unknown: Sally Emerson
Unknown: Roy Fisher
Unknown: Professor Richard Gregory
Unknown: Brian Redhead
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Daughters and Sons

by IVY COMPTON'BURNETT 1: The First Governess
(Details: see Friday at 3. Opm) Stereo

: News

: You the Jury

Chaired by Dick Taveme. qc, before an audience of jurors in Broadcasting House, London The motion:
Britain Needs Nuclear Energy Proposed by John Baker
Opposed by Jonathon Porritt Researcher RUTH BEN-OR


Unknown: Dick Taveme.
Unknown: John Baker
Unknown: Jonathon Porritt
Unknown: Researcher Ruth Ben-Or
Producer: Maggie Redfern

: There's Music in God

A series of six talks in which The Rev Keith Clements examines how music has shaped the thinking of the great theologians. 3: P. T. Forsyth BBC Bristol. Stereo


Unknown: Keith Clements

: Inside Parliament

Presented by Patrick Burns Producer PETER ROBINS


Presented By: Patrick Burns
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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