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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Daniel Mullins

: Today

Presented by John Timpson in London and Brian Redhead in Geneva for the Arms Control Summit
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With SIMON ROSE
7.0,8.0 Today's News
7.20* Your Letters
7.25*, 8.25* Sport with GARRY RICHARDSON
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: John Timpson
Presented By: Brian Redhead
Read By: Peter Donaldson
Unknown: Garry Richardson

: News

: Tuesday Call: [number removed]

Ape or Adam
Anthropologist Richard Leakey takes you on a journey back in time when he answers your questions on the origins of man. In the Chair Barbara Myers
Produced by the Woman 's Hour unit Lines open from 8. 0 am


Unknown: Richard Leakey
Unknown: Barbara Myers

: From Our Own Correspondent

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

: Morning Story

Read by Jenny Howe
'Not only must I not show what I felt, I must not change my behaviour one iota. Teachers can be automatically sacked for two offences: forging
Government registers and seducing their pupils.' Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Unknown: Judith Cutler
Read By: Jenny Howe

: Daily Service

NEM, p 71; God is love (BBC HB 7); Psalm 91; Isaiah 35; A gladsome hymn of praise (BP 1). Stereo

: Thirty.Minute Theatre

Just a Tick by JEAN BINNIE
A teenage girl waits to hear whether she will be allowed to enrol in a College of Further Education. When the interviewer forgets about her, she wonders if there is any point in getting educated anyway.
Directed by ALFRED BRADLEY BBC Manchester
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 9. 0pm)
0 HEAR THIS! page 12


Unknown: Jean Binnie
Directed By: Alfred Bradley
Girl: Julia Sharon

: For Schools

11.0 Time and Tune
8: The Tailor of Gloucester Presented by DOUGLAS COOMBES
11.20 Time to Move Aladdin: The Magic Cave Presented by TIM MUNRO (R)
11.40 Musicianship Early Stages (8). Presented by DOUGLAS COOMBES (R)


Presented By: Douglas Coombes
Presented By: Tim Munro
Presented By: Douglas Coombes

: Solomon Grundy

In the third of six programmes reflecting life from cradle to grave in the mill towns of north-east Lancashire, Phil Smith listens to experiences of marriage.
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Unknown: Phil Smith

: You and Yours

Pattie Coldwell with the latest news and advice for consumers


Unknown: Pattie Coldwell

: Michael Parkinson

browses through the Sound Archives with JOHN ARLOTT. DYLAN THOMAS
JONATHAN MILLER. BRYAN FORBES and the man who lives in a cave with antmoulds in his 'residential'.
Producer HELEN FRY


Unknown: John Arlott.
Unknown: Dylan Thomas
Unknown: Jonathan Miller.
Unknown: Bryan Forbes

: The World at One: News

Presented by Sir Robin Day


Presented By: Sir Robin Day

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: Percival's Party by JULIA HYNARD (R)
2.5 History: Not So Long Ago The Sailor by ARTHUR SCHOLEY (R)
2.25 Contact George and the Chocolate Factory by DAVID SELF
2.40 Pictures in Your Mind (Stories) The Stone Garden adapted for radio by MARY HAYDON (R)


Unknown: Julia Hynard
Unknown: Arthur Scholey
Unknown: Mary Haydon

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Alarms for the Elderly
The thought of an elderly relative stranded at home, unable to call for help, haunts many of us. Do alarm systems (there are over 100 on the market) offer a real solution to living alone in safety? Serial:
The Journal of Edwin Carp (7)

: The Afternoon Play

The British Abroad
An occasional series of plays 3: Package Bwanas by GUY SLATER with and Erica and Tom think of themselves as compassionate liberals. A 'winter sunshine' holiday on the west coast of Africa brings them up against the confusing realities of Third World societies.
Directed by PENNY GOLD . Stereo


Directed By: Penny Gold
Erica: Brenda Blethyn
Tom: Richard Durden
Banyo: Leo Wringer
Peter Barami: Louis Mahoney
Salim: Kwesikay
Adam: Benjamin Giles

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper , doughty defender of the consumer's right to edible, credible and enjoyable food, opens the seventh season of The Food Programme by prodding our daily bread and separating the floury skills of the miller from the flowery language of the ad-men. Producer JOHN FORSYTH


Unknown: Derek Cooper
Producer: John Forsyth

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

Presented by Robert Williams and Valerie Singleton continued on VHF IF M 5.50-5.55


Presented By: Robert Williams
Presented By: Valerie Singleton

: The Six O'Clock News

With BRIAN PERKINS including Financial Report

: Top of the Form

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 40pm)

: File on 4

Major issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad
Reporter Roger Finnigan Producer JOHN DRURY Editor BRIAN WALKER BBC Manchester


Reporter: Roger Finnigan
Producer: John Drury
Editor: Brian Walker

: Medicine Now

What's new in medical science? How well are the doctors looking after us? Is our money being spent to best effect? Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care -from the research laboratory and the operatingtheatretothedentist's chair and the GP's surgery. Producer GEOFF DEEHAN


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Geoff Deehan

: The Tuesday Feature

Graham Reid
'I think the relationships in our lives are the most important thing.... I mean the effect you can have on your parents' lives, the effect you can have on your brothers and sisters and on your friends. You can actually destroy people. You can make or break them.'
Belfast playwright
Graham Reid 's latest work for television, the series Ties of Blood, is on BBC2 tonight at 9.0. Here he talks to Lynda Henderson about his background, his writing, the 'con' of education, violence and the lure of the paramilitary. Producer MOORE SINNERTON


Unknown: Graham Reid
Unknown: Graham Reid
Unknown: Lynda Henderson
Producer: Moore Sinnerton

: In Touch

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap Presented by Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL
Listeners can phone with enquiries and comments relating to the programme on [number removed]Lines open 8.30-10.0pm
(Free quarterly bulletin from
[address removed]. Send four large SAEs for a year's supply)


Presented By: Peter White

: The Music of Work

Kevin Crossley-Holland with the last of six programmes Sources of Sustenance Producer IAN GARDHOUSE


Unknown: Kevin Crossley-Holland
Producer: Ian Gardhouse

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by David Roper Producer THOMAS SUTCUFFE


Presented By: David Roper
Producer: Thomas Sutcuffe

: A Book at Bedtime

Plain or Ringlets?
12: Appleton Hall Hospitality

: The World Tonight

Presented by Tim Llewellyn


Presented By: Tim Llewellyn

: * am News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

Economics 0-level Case Studies in Production 3: Large Firms - British Petroleum Company pic and at 12.50
4: Public Enterprise - British Telecom

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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.

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