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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

A regional view of farming in the week ahead
Presented from Scotland by Charlie Allan BBC Scotland

: Prayer for the Day

A meditation for the beginning of a new day with Canon Michael Glanville-Smith BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Canon Michael Glanville-Smith

: Today

Presented by Peter Hobday and Sue MacGregor,8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With SIMON ROSE
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought far the Day Editor JULIAN HOLLAND


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

: The Week on 4

with Edward Cole


Unknown: Edward Cole

: Derek Cooper

Lover of good food, good wine and ... islands, plunging into the deep waters of the BBC Sound Archives. Producer JULIAN HALE


Producer: Julian Hale

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

The live talk programme which takes its own distinctive look at some of the topics and personalities of this coming week.
Producer IAN STRACHAN. Stereo


Producer: Ian Strachan.

: Money Box

Presented by Louise Botting
The programme with the latest news from the world of personal finance. Money Box keeps a watching brief on your money problems including pensions, tax, social security and investment in general.
Details from: Money Box, Room 4099, BBC, Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW


Presented By: Louise Botting

: Morning Story

Remember My Name by BRENDAN O'BYRNE
Read by Sean Barrett
A young Irishman comes ashore in New York at the end of World War n. He is entertained lavishly.... but button-holed by a young man determined to pick his brains. Who is the inquisitive stranger? Producer MITCH RAPER


Unknown: Brendan O'Byrne
Read By: Sean Barrett
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 122; Judge eternal, throned in splendour (BBC HB 393); Psalm 63; Matthew 25, vv 1-13; As the bridegroom to his chosen (bp 5) Stereo

: For Schools

11.0 Music Makers Swashbuckling for Beginners Act 1 by R D. WARD and PETER HUTCHINGS (R)
11.20 Let's Move!
9: Naughty Pinocchio! Presented by SHEELAGH GILBEY Stereo
11.40 Singing Games (4) Arranged by DOUGLAS COOMBES (R)
11.50 Poetry Corner 9: Let's Hear it Again


Unknown: D. Ward
Unknown: Peter Hutchings
Presented By: Sheelagh Gilbey
Arranged By: Douglas Coombes

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits East
Kilbride. Situated just south of Glasgow in the Strathclyde region, it was hardly more than a village when, in 1947, it was chosen for development as Scotland's first New Town. Producer ANTHONY SMITH
BBC Bristol


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: Poetry Please!

Some of the poetry requested by Radio 4 listeners Presented by Kevin Crossley-Holland Readers BARBARA JEFFORD and ANDREW SACHS
Requests to: Poetry Please! BBC. Bristol BS82LR


Presented By: Kevin Crossley-Holland
Presented By: Readers Barbara Jefford
Producer: Margaret Bradley

: You and Yours

Presented by Pattie Coldwell Editor KEN VASS


Presented By: Pattie Coldwell
Editor: Ken Vass

: Top of the Form

The nationwide general knowledge contest for schools Second Round
12: North 2 v Wales Thorncliffe School, Barrow-in-Furness v Oakdale Comprehensive School, Blackwood, Gwent Questionmasters Tim Gudgin and Paddy Feeny Questions set by NIGEL RICHARDSON and DAVID SELF Producer GRAHAM FROST


Unknown: Gwent Questionmasters
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: Scrub-a-Dub-Dub Presented by FRED HARRIS Storyteller WENDY CRAIG Today's story: Harry the Dirty Dog by GENE ZION Script by RUTH CRAFT
2.5 Playtime Big and Small Presented by SHIREEN SHAH and IAIN LAUCHLAN (R) (Re-broadcast on Thursat 10.10am)
2.20 Introducing Science Unit 3
3: Atoms and Energy (R)
2.40 Radio Shop A weekly review of educational material on sale (For 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.


Presented By: Fred Harris
Presented By: Storyteller Wendy Craig
Script By: Ruth Craft
Presented By: Shireen Shah

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Chris Burns ofBBC Radio Bedfordshire Blow Out! Sexy, brash, screaming, sensual - the saxophone is one of the most expressive and versatile instruments. Women musicians from Ivy Benson to Barbara Thompson tell JULIA EISNER what its magic is for them. Serial:
The Journal of Edwin Carp by RICHARD HAYDN abridged in 11 episodes by MONICA GREY
Read by Ian Lavender (11) (Music: Alban's Variations on a German Theme)


Introduced By: Chris Burns
Unknown: Barbara Thompson
Unknown: Julia Eisner
Unknown: Richard Haydn
Read By: Ian Lavender
Editor: Sandra Chalmers

: The Afternoon Play

Night Must Fall by EMLYN WILLIAMS

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

Presented by Gordon Clough and Valerie Singleton continued on VHFtFM 5.50-5.55


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Presented By: Valerie Singleton

: The Six O'Clock News

with BRIAN PERKINS including Financial Report


Unknown: Brian Perkins

: The News Quiz

Immersing themselves in the depths of the week's news, Richard Ingrams and Alan Coren with their guests
John Wells and Geoffrey Dickinson. Floundering in the shallow end, your Chairman Barry Took. Compiled by JOHN LANGDON and the producer HARRY THOMPSON Stereo


Unknown: Richard Ingrams
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: John Wells
Unknown: Geoffrey Dickinson.
Unknown: Barry Took.
Unknown: John Langdon
Producer: Harry Thompson

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 40pm)

: Lord Devlin at 80

Patrick Devlin : barrister; youngest High Court judge in living memory; author of several books - his latest, about the trial of Dr Bodkin Adams over which he presided, was published earlier this year. Today, as Lord Devlin celebrates his 80th birthday, he talks to
Joshua Rozenberg , who asks why he retired from the law so young.


Unknown: Patrick Devlin
Unknown: Dr Bodkin Adams
Unknown: Joshua Rozenberg
Producer: Anthony Moncrieff

: 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 MILES BARTON


Presented By: Peter Evans

: The Monday Play

The Queen's Arms by ALAN BERRIE
The Queen's Arms pub has been going downhill ever since Sam and Marge took it over. It has only been saved from closure by the hard work and loyalty of its Irish barman. Denis. But the major political events of early 1982 herald great changes - for the country, the pub and Denis.
(Re-broadcast next Sunday) Stereo


Unknown: Alan Berrie
Directed By: Robert Cooper
Sam: Joss Ackland
Denis: Dermot Crowley
Marge: Maggie McCarthy
Mits: Tony Caunter
Rose: Clare Kelly
Jack Strong: Timothy Bateson
Charlie Windows: John Hollis
Jo: Adrian Dunbar
Mickser: John Keegan
Wally Post: Robert Puit
Sal: Charlotte Mitchell
Sid: Edward Kelsey
Hacker: Tim Barker
Grandad: Ronald Herdman
Roy: Julian Firth
Ernie: Shaun Prendergast
Gary: Jamie Roberts
Wendy: Tessa Worsley

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Paul Vaughan Producer BRIAN BARFIELD Editor THOMAS SUTCLIFFE
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.30pm) Stereo


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

: A Book at Bedtime

Palace of Green Days byFREDURQUHART abridged in ten parts by TREVOR ROYLE
Read by Gwyneth Guthrie Scotland 1918: the story of three children growing up on a large country estate where their father is chauffeur to the Marquis of Bencraigon Producer MARILYN IMRIE BBC Scotland


Unknown: Trevor Royle
Producer: Marilyn Imrie

: The World Tonight

Presented by Tim Llewellyn Editor BLAIR THOMSON


Presented By: Tim Llewellyn
Editor: Blair Thomson

: * am News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

12.30 The Great War (1) and at 12.50 The Great War (2) Presented by ALARIC cotter Producer DEREK FARMER


Presented By: Alaric Cotter

About this project

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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