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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

Presented by John Nicholson BBC Northern Ireland


Presented By: John Nicholson

: Prayer for the Day


: Today

Presented by Peter Hobday and Chris Lowe
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With SIMON ROSE
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day Editor JULIAN HOLLAND


Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: Chris Lowe
Read By: Bryan Martin
Unknown: Garry Richardson
Editor: Julian Holland

: The Week on 4

with Simon Milner


Unknown: Simon Milner

: Three Stories

by WILLIAM TRKVOR abridged by ENYD williams Read by Denys Hawthorne 1: Sunday Drinks


Unknown: William Trkvor
Abridged By: Enyd Williams
Read By: Denys Hawthorne
Producer: Maurice Leitch

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

Famous faces and new voices meet for a not entirely serious talk about subjects that interest them and may surprise you. Producer IAN STRACHAN. Stereo


Producer: Ian Strachan.

: Money Box

Presented by Louise Botting
Radio's key to the ever-present problem of how to get the best from your money. Whether it is a mortgage or insurance policy, an investment bond or a bank loan, a tax dispute or a social security squabble - Money Box gets the answers from the people in the know.
Details from: Money Box, BBC, London WiA 4WW


Presented By: Louise Botting

: Morning Story

No Jumping or Diving from the Pier by BRENDAN O'BYRNE
Read by Errol MacKinnon
'This is a quiet sort of town - and the only place I wanted to see again when I was in Vietnam. I was only 18 then and that Vietnam was a swine.' Producer MITCH RAPER


Unknown: Brendan O'Byrne
Read By: Errol MacKinnon
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 54: Jesus calls us o'er the tumult (BBC HB 354); Psalm 100;
Luke 5, vv 1-11; When Christ was lifted from the earth (Bp 100) Stereo

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits Carnforth in Lancashire. Although no longer an important railway town, it still has plenty of trains, thousands of books, birds of prey, and quarrying is its major industry.
Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBC Bristol


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: For Schools

11.0 Music Makers Swashbuckling for Beginners (6) With IAN HUMPHRIS and JILL SHILLING
11.20 Let's Move! 6: Metal Monty Written by KATE HARRISON. Stereo
11.40 Singing Games Programme 1 Producer DOUGLAS COOMBES
11.50 Poetry Corner 6: Fireworks


Unknown: Ian Humphris
Unknown: Jill Shilling
Written By: Kate Harrison.
Producer: Douglas Coombes

: Poetry Please!

Some of the poetry requested by Radio 4 listeners
Presenter Fleur Adcock Readers PENELOPE LEE and ANTHONY HYDE
Requests to: Poetry Please! BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR


Presenter: Fleur Adcock
Presenter: Readers Penelope Lee
Producer: Margaret Bradley

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard Editor KEN VASS


Presented By: John Howard
Editor: Ken Vass

: Top of the Form

The nationwide general knowledge contest for schools Second Round
9: Scotland v North 1 - Falkirk High School, Scotland v
Monkseaton High School, Whitley Bay
Tim Gudgin and Paddy Feeny Questions set by NIGEL RICHARDSON and DAVID SELF Producer GRAHAM FROST
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 6. 30pm)


Unknown: Whitley Bay
Unknown: Tim Gudgin
Unknown: Nigel Richardson

: 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 Comer This week: Family and Friends Presented by SANDRA KERR and TONY AITKEN Storyteller PAT PHOENIX Today's story: Making Friends by DOROTHY EDWARDS Script written and produced by MARY KALEMKERIAN
2.5 Playtime: Food Presenters ANDREW BRANCH and LOLA YOUNG (R) (Re-broadcast on Thursat 10.10am)
2.20 Introducing Science Unit 2, Programme 2 Magic Minerals and Vital Vitamins (R)
2.40 Radio Shop A weekly review of educational material on sale Fur information ring [number removed]
2.45 Radio Club TOMMY BOYD and the Radio Club team scour the country to find interesting items for all you Radio Club members. (Re-broadcast on Wed at 11.45am)


Presented By: Sandra Kerr
Presented By: Tony Aitken
Unknown: Pat Phoenix
Unknown: Dorothy Edwards
Produced By: Mary Kalemkerian

: Woman's Hour

Introduced from Birmingham by Marjorie Lofthouse
MARGARET BROWN has sponsored African children for nine years and last summer visited one of them personally. She talks about the adventure of meeting 11-year-old Kyalo at his school in the Kenyan bush.
Serial: The Bonsai Tree by MEIRA CHAND
Read by Heather Bell (8) Producer ANN TENNANT BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse
Unknown: Margaret Brown
Unknown: Meira Chand
Read By: Heather Bell
Producer: Ann Tennant

: The Afternoon Play

A Bumper Year for Dahlias by ALAN DOWNER

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Michael Billington


Presented By: Michael Billington

: PM

Presented by Gordon Clough and Valerie Singleton
continuedon VHFIFM5.50-5.55


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Presented By: Valerie Singleton

: The Six O'Clock News

With CUVE ROSUN including Financial Report

: The News Quiz

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm)

: Conversation Piece

'What we're trying to do is genuinely, carefully and honestly reconstruct the Globe Theatre of the same materials, the same dimensions, the same physical conditions; and all the scholars and theatre people I know who are interested in Shakespeare believe it is the only way you can fully understand and illuminate these plays.'
Sam Wanamaker , actor, producer, director, talks to
Sue MacGregor about his life and work and the project he initiated to rebuild
Shakespeare's theatre on Bankside.
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
• HEAR THIS! page 14


Unknown: Sam Wanamaker
Unknown: Sue MacGregor

: Science Now

Presented by Peter Evans
What is happening in science? A weekly review of discoveries and developments from the world's leading laboratories Producer DEBORAH COHEN
(Re-broadcast next Saturday)


Presented By: Peter Evans
Producer: Deborah Cohen

: The Monday Play Road to Normandy

For 40 years Dave has put behind him the fact that he landed on the Normandy beaches on D-Day - 6 June 1944. He doesn't remember his comrades with any special affection and has no wish to indulge in memories. But in June 1984 he goes back to
Normandy and faces the ghosts of the past, and one ghost in particular.
Location effects recorded by RICHARD BEADSMOORE
Technical presentation by DAVID GREENWOOD assisted by RICHARD BEADSMOORE and ROS MASON
Directed by JANE MORGAN
(Re-broadcast next Sunday) Stereo


Unknown: Douglas Livingstone
Unknown: Richard Beadsmoore
Presentation By: David Greenwood
Assisted By: Richard Beadsmoore
Directed By: Jane Morgan
Dave: Ronald Pickup
Pete: Mick Ford
Simon: Trevor Nichols
Thelma: Brenda Blethyn
Bill: Douglas Livingstone
Mary: Tessa Worsley
Harry Price: David Garth
Arthur: Sam Kelly
Major Morris: David Sinclair
Sgt Floyd: Stephen Thorne
Tim: Garard Green
Veterans: John Church
Veterans: Richard Durden
Veterans: Adrian Egan
Veterans: Ronald Herdman
Veterans: Gordon Reid
Veterans: Christopher Scott
Veterans: Robin Summers
Veterans: Alan Thompson
French woman: Gwen Cherrell

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Paul Vaughan Producer KATHERINE PORTER Editor THOMAS SUTCLIFFE
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.30pm)


Presented By: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Katherine Porter
Editor: Thomas Sutcliffe

: A Book at Bedtime

Plain or Ringlets? by R. S. SURTEES abridged in 15 parts by ARCHIE CAMPBELL Read by John Franklyn-Robbins 1: Roseberry Rocks
The young and lovely Miss Rosa McDermott seemed destined to marry the son of the local banker. But a visit to the seaside, a change of hairstyle, and a gypsy's prophecy conspire to make her think again. Producer PETER WINDOWS BBC Birmingham


Unknown: R. S. Surtees
Unknown: Archie Campbell
Read By: John Franklyn-Robbins
Unknown: Miss Rosa McDermott

: The World Tonight

Presented by Richard Kershaw Editor BLAIR THOMSON


Presented By: Richard Kershaw
Editor: Blair Thomson

: The Witch Report

Black-cloaked riders of the night, brides of Satan, suckers of the blood of children - or were the witches of old really clinging to the vestiges of a long-forgotten pagan religion? Jenny Cuffe investigates.


Unknown: Jenny Cuffe

: * am News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

Radio History 11-14 History Mysteries
12.30 The Bloody Hand by CHRIS JORDAN and at 12.50 The Curse of Pharaoh by ARTHUR SCHOLEY Producer ELIZABETH CLEAVER


Unknown: Chris Jordan
Unknown: Arthur Scholey
Producer: Elizabeth Cleaver

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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.

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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