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: News Briefing

: Prelude

Music selected by Michael Ford BBC Birmingham. Stereo

: Farming Today

Farming, food and countryside news, market trends, weather


Producers: Allan Wright.
Producers: Tim Finney

: News

7.10 Today's Papers

: On Your Farm

Farming folk describe their lives and discuss the issues which confront them in the 80s. Producer LIZ RIGBEY BBC Birmingham

: in Perspective

A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent
Rosemary Hartill


Unknown: Rosemary Hartill

: Down to Earth

Mike Hollingworth asks
Alan Titchmarsh about jobs in the garden this weekend.


Unknown: Mike Hollingworth
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: News

8.10 Today's Papers

: Sport on 4

direct from the 114th Open Golf Championship. Ian Archer survives the halfway cut to welcome you to Royal
St George 's, Sandwich, as the third round gets under way. Plus previews of the Benson and Hedges Cup Final at Lord's:
Essex v Leicestershire; and of the British Grand Prix at
Silverstone; plus news from the Peugeot Talbot Games at Crystal Palace.


Unknown: Ian Archer
Unknown: St George

: News

: After Henry

7: The Spectre at the Feast
'Oh, it's pathetic how nervous I feel. I mean, it's daft - only going out for dinner. Henry and I used to do that once or twice a week without thinking about it.' Written by SIMON BRETT


Written By: Simon Brett
Producer: Pete Atkin
Sarah: Prunella Scales
Eleanor: Joan Sanderson
Russell: Benjamin Whitrow
Clare: Gerry Cowper
Chris: Mark Kingston

: Bolshoi Tyshinsky No 26

Further reminiscences from
Bill Campbell (Villi the Clown) about his friends and acquaintances in the Soviet Union, where he lived for 45 years until 1977.
Rimma, or the Beautiful Lawyer


Unknown: Bill Campbell

: News Stand

Colin Webb presents a personal review of the weekly magazines Producer SHARON BANOFF


Unknown: Colin Webb
Producer: Sharon Banoff

: The Week in Westminster

Peter Riddell , Political Editor of the Financial Times, reviews the past week.


Unknown: Peter Riddell
Producer: Emily Buchanan

: Pick of the Week

with Margaret Howard Stereo

: From Our Own Correspondent

Reflections on life and politics abroad from the BBC's worldwide team of foreign correspondents. Producer ZAREER MASANI


Producer: Zareer Masani

: A Small Country Living

Presented by Jeanine McMullen (Details on Monday at 10.0am)


Presented By: Jeanine McMullen

: Quote ... Unquote

(Details on Monday at 6.30) Stereo

: News

: Any Questions?

Esther Rantzen
The Rt Hon David Owen , mp Admiral Sir James Eberle Chris Patten , mp


Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: David Owen
Unknown: Sir James Eberle
Unknown: Chris Patten

: The Afternoon Play

The Mystery byBILLNAUGHTON ' with a woman like that - there's none of the mystery of marriage '
(First broadcast on Radio 3) Stereo


Piano: Winifred Davey
Directed By: Guy Vaesen
Edward: Norman Rodway
Edith: Irene Sutcliffe
Mrs Atkins: Ann Morrish
Alice: Julie Hallam
Henn: Eraser Kerr
Dingle: Tony Jay
Peter: Sam Dastor
Poodle owner: Diana Bishop
Vet: Leonard Fenton
Cat owner: Doreen Andrew

: Radio Active

with Helen Atkinson Wood Angus Deayton
Michael Fenton-Stevens
Geoffrey Perkins , Philip Pope


Unknown: Helen Atkinson Wood
Unknown: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Michael Fenton-Stevens
Unknown: Geoffrey Perkins
Unknown: Philip Pope

: Options

3.0 Back in 25 Minutes The last of four programmes about back-ache, presented by DR ALAN MARYON-DAVIS Mind Your Backs What are the best ways for preventing back pain - and what are the scientists doing to help find relief for this common problem in the future? Producer SARAH ROWLANDS
3.30 Back on Course In the first of six programmes MARGARET KORVING talks to people in Darlington and Birmingham who are trying out new skills and interests on special college and polytechnic courses - and very nearly relaxes at a summer school. Producer GORDON HUTCHINGS
4.0 New for Old In the third of six programmes ANNA PERRY talks to people in their 50s and beyond who have refused to be beaten by 'the system' and have ventured into self-employment. Producer GORDON HUTCHINGS
4.30 Euromagazine Edition francaise (1) 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


Presented By: Dr Alan Maryon-Davis
Producer: Sarah Rowlands
Producer: Gordon Hutchings
Producer: Gordon Hutchings
Unknown: Daniel Pageon

: Explorers Extraordinary

The last of seven programmes written by JOHN KEAY
Had I Been a Wise Man.... with Garard Green
At 43 Henry Savage Landor was ready to set off again on a further bout of exploration. He had already crossed Africa, gone climbing in the Himalayas and travelled in Tibet. His new stamping-ground was to be the interior of South America.
Heedless of warnings that it was populated by 'millions and millions of ferocious cannibals' he left the town of Goiaz on 26 April 1911. His plan was to reach the Andes by way of the Mato Grosso and the tropical forests of the Amazon. He managed it, but only after mutinies among his followers and desperate hardships. He returned to
Europe a hero, but the acclaim was short-lived.
Book, Eccentric Travellers, £9.50from booksellers


Written By: John Keay
Unknown: Mato Grosso
Henry Savage Landor: Julian Glover
Narrator: John Rowe

: Words by Hart

The second of three programmes of songs by Rodgers and Hart that perhaps you don't know. Sung by Lee Gibson and Lindsay Benson with Gordon Langford (piano) Don Lawson (drums) and Lenny Bush (bass)
Presented by Leslie Sands Written by DENNIS MOORE and LESUE SANDS Producer ALAN OWEN


Sung By: Lee Gibson
Sung By: Lindsay Benson
Piano: Gordon Langford
Piano: Don Lawson
Piano: Lenny Bush
Presented By: Leslie Sands
Written By: Dennis Moore
Producer: Alan Owen

: Work and I

with Harry Soan
(Details on Tuesday at 9.30pm)


Unknown: Harry Soan

: Wildlife

Presented by Derek Jones Stereo


Presented By: Derek Jones

: Week Ending


: News

with EUGENE FRASER including Sports Round-up


Unknown: Eugene Fraser

: With Great Pleasure

Brian Johnston presents his choice of poetry and prose.
(Details on Friday at 9.5 am) Stereo


Unknown: Brian Johnston

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

Producer MICHAEL EMBER. Stereo


Producer: Michael Ember.

: Baker's Dozen

with Richard Baker
Producer JANE BEVAN. Stereo


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Jane Bevan.

: Saturday-Night Theatre

Dennis is a journalist, used to conducting investigations on behalf of other people - but when his car brakes suddenly jam for no apparent reason he finds himself up to his neck in an investigation of his own.


Unknown: Peter Simpkin
Directed By: Christopher Venning
Dennis: Mark Jones
Otis: Okon Jones
Townsend RUSSELL: Keith Grant
Susie: Susan Jameson
StU: David Learner
Waiter: David Goudge
European woman: Margot van Der Burgh
Auctioneer: Adrian Egan
Iranian dealer: Alix Refaie
Leroy: Sylvester Williams
Emrys: Ronald Herdman
Vicar: Derrick Branche
: Genis Philipbarnes
Mrs Collins: Anne Jameson
Mrs Lloyd: Mia Soteriou
Mr Lloyd: Billy Murray
Det Insp Martin: Michael Hadley

: News

: Evening Service

Lord of all hopefulness (BBC HB 309); Expectans expectavi (Wood); Ezekiel 37, vv 1-12; The Lord's my shepherd (BBC HB 480) Stereo

: Animal Language

4: Aerial Warfare
Brock Fenton , Carleton University, Ottawa, and James Fullard , Toronto
University, describe how a moth might 'jam' a bat's radar to escape capture.
Narrator David Attenborough Written and produced by MICHAEL BRIGHT. BBC Bristol Book, same title. £9. 75 from booksellers


Unknown: Brock Fenton
Unknown: James Fullard
Narrator: David Attenborough
Produced By: Michael Bright.

: Science Now

Presented by Peter Evans


Presented By: Peter Evans

: The Million Pound Radio Show

Complete the slogan on page 107 and win a first prize of one million pounds.
Second prize: life-size models of Andy Hamilton and Nick Revell with Amanda Swift and Jasper Jacob
Third prize: autographed scripts by ANDY HAMILTON and NICK REVELL Booby prize: producer PAUL MA YHEW-ARCHER


Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Nick Revell
Unknown: Amanda Swift
Unknown: Jasper Jacob
Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Nick Revell

: * 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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