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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

from the South West where the Devon County Show is a major attraction later this week Presented by Robin Hicks Producer MARY PRICE BBC Bristol


Presented By: Robin Hicks

: Today

Presented by Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With TOM TlCKELL
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by cuve ROSLIN
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day Editor JULIAN HOLLAND


Presented By: Sue MacGregor
Presented By: Peter Hobday
Read By: Cuve Roslin
Unknown: Garry Richardson
Editor: Julian Holland

: The Week on 4

A look ahead with Susan Rae


Unknown: Susan Rae

: Ian Skidmore

meanders down some meaningful cul-de-sacs in the BBC Sound Archives.
(Repealed on Thursday at 9.30 pm)

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

Fifty-five minutes of lively conversation between the personalities in the news
Producer IAN STRACHAN. Stereo


Producer: Ian Strachan.

: Money Box

: Morning Story

Helping Frederick by ELIZABETH EVANS
Read by Sandra Clark
Frederick is a widower - and a contented one, despite the dirty laundry and dead bluebottles on the window-sill. But one morning his sister arrives, bursting with unwanted good intentions. Danger looms! Producer MITCH RAPER


Read By: Sandra Clark
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 75; Teach me, my God and King
(BP 80); Psalm 119, w 1-8; Joshua 1, w 1-9; God moves in a mysterious way (BBC HB 8) Stereo

: The Thatcher Phenomenon

A series of six programmes 2: Over the Barricades
When she became Britain's first woman prime minister,
Mrs Thatcher achieved one revolution. Installed in No 10, she has attempted another-in government itself.
Hugo Young talks to ministers about how she runs the Cabinet; to officials about her attack on the Whitehall consensus; to politicians about her performance in the House of Commons; and to all of them about how her femininity affects her political style. Producer ANNE SLOMAN


Unknown: Mrs Thatcher
Talks: Hugo Young
Producer: Anne Sloman

: For Schools

11.0 Music Makers The Lemmings (2) with IAN HUMPHRIS and CAROL HALL
11.20 Let's Move! 2: Look At Us! Written by KATE HARRISON
11.40 Science Games Look Again Written and presented by FRED HARRIS
11.50 Poetry Comer 2: Clothes


Unknown: Ian Humphris
Written By: Kate Harrison
Presented By: Fred Harris

: Soundings

First in a series of documentaries in which a current religious or moral issue is examined.
1: Creation-Its Use and Abuse Experiments on live animals raise emotion in both supporters and critics. How should the environment and the creatures within it be treated?
Ted Harrison investigates, and talks to botanist David Bellamy ; a scientist who deliberately deafens cats; and a man who was prepared to die to save an animal.
Producer and series editor
JOHN NEWBURY (Revised repeat)


Unknown: Ted Harrison
Unknown: David Bellamy

: You and Yours

Presented by Paul Heiney Editor KEN VASS


Presented By: Paul Heiney
Editor: Ken Vass

: Frank Muir Goes Into....

The World of Nature
A series of eight programmes This week Wild Animals
Frank Muir and Alfred Marks skip through the comic literature of the subject, making notes in the margin of jokes, quotes, newspaper clippings and recorded humour from
Zoo: A place devised for animals to study the habits of human beings (OLIVER HERFORD ) Written by SIMON BRETT Producer RICHARD EDIS
● FEATURE: page


Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Alfred Marks
Unknown: Michael Bentine
Unknown: Peter Cook
Unknown: Dudley Moore.
Unknown: John Cleese.
Unknown: Donald Swann
Unknown: Oliver Herford
Written By: Simon Brett
Producer: Richard Edis

: 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 Corner This week: On the Move Presented by SHEELAGH GILBEY Storyteller RONNIE LETHAM Today's story: Old Road.... New Road by DIANA STOW Script by LEE PRESSMAN
2.5 Playtime
2.20 Introducing Science Unit 1:1 Its About Time
2.40 Astronomy Constellations Written and presented by HEATHER COUPER


Presented By: Sheelagh Gilbey
Presented By: Storyteller Ronnie Letham
Script By: Lee Pressman
Presented By: Heather Couper

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Liz Mardall
Street Fashion: wild colours, clashing prints, a mosaic of fabrics and styles and the unlikely matching of haute couture with jumble-sale chic -those are the looks sported by the young, the trend-setting, the clothes-conscious, in some major cities. GAVIN JONES has been finding out who wears street fashion, why, and what exactly it is.... Leo Days (5)


Introduced By: Liz Mardall
Unknown: Gavin Jones
Unknown: Leo Days
Editor: Sandra Chalmers

: The Afternoon Play

Who Wrote Horseback Hall? by MICHAEL ROBSON


Unknown: Michael Robson

: Young and Aspiring

Five ambitious young people talk about their success.
5: In the Name of Fashion ...? Name: Jasper Conran; Age: 25 Occupation: Fashion designer Producer ELAINE BEDELL BBC Birmingham


Producer: Elaine Bedell

: Story Time The Past is Myself



Read By: Ann Morrish

: PM

Presented by Gordon Clough and Phil Longman continued on VHF/FM 5.50-5.55


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Presented By: Phil Longman

: The Six O'Clock News

With BRYAN MARTIN including Financial Report

: News

: The Archers

: If I Were You

Is there an argument for being fat? Who speaks up for smokers? Are doctors really necessary? Patrick Hannan gives some sceptical advice on the advisers, with Howell Evans , Patricia Kane and John Darran.
Guests Richard Gordon and Geoffrey Cannon
Producer HERBERT Williams BBC Wales


Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Unknown: Howell Evans
Unknown: Patricia Kane
Unknown: John Darran.
Unknown: Richard Gordon

: Science Now

Presented by Peter Evans Producer GEOFF DEEHAN


Presented By: Peter Evans
Producer: Geoff Deehan

: The Monday Play

Radio Waves by LEIGH JACKSON
Nico is a highly successful woman reporter on a daily news and current affairs radio programme. Paul is their latest recruit - young, politically naive and impressionable. During a difficult period for Nico, professionally and emotionally, Paul becomes her ally, thereby placing himself in a vulnerable situation.


Directed By: Cherry Cookson
Nico: With Jill Baker
Paul: Anton Lesser
Knight: Robert Lang
John: Struan Rodger
Ray: Stuart Milligan
Ralph: Peter Howell
Sophie: And Helena Breck
Tony Graff: Christopher Douglas
Shahin: Bernard Brown
MrsRycroft: Philippa Hiatt
Tea lady: Tessa Worsley
Driver: Trevor Nichols

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Paul Vaughan Producer BRIAN BARFIELD ) Editor THOMAS SUTCLIFFE


Presented By: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Brian Barfield
Editor: Thomas Sutcliffe

: A Book at Bedtime

Voices in an Empty Room by FRANCIS KING
Read by ALEX MARSHALL (11)


Unknown: Francis King
Read By: Alex Marshall

: The World Tonight

Presented by Richard Kershaw
11.0 Headlines
Editor BLAIR THOMSON on VHF/FM until 11.O


Presented By: Richard Kershaw
Editor: Blair Thomson

: Study on 4

Patients' Guide to the NHS A series of eight programmes in which JENNI mills investigates how to make the best use of the National Health Service. 5: Dental Care

: Open University

11.30 The Shape of Philosophy
11.50 Diderot and Pleasure

: *am News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

12.30 The Science of the Lens (RV) and at 12.50 The Chemistry of the Film (RV)


Unknown: Geoffrey Bawcutt
Unknown: Laurie MacMillan

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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.

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.

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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.

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