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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

Music selected by Michael Ford BBC Birmingham. Stereo

: Farming Today



Producers: Allan Wright.
Producers: Tim Finney

: News

7.10 Today's Papers

: On Your Farm

ProducerLiz RIGBEY BBC Birmingham


Producer: Liz Rigbey

: In Perspective

with Rosemary Hartill


Unknown: Rosemary Hartill

: Down to Earth

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


Unknown: Mike Gilliam
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: News

8.10 Today's Papers

: Sport on 4

Tony Lewis , back from the desert,takes a look at the weekend sport. Scotland's footballers are hoping
Melbourne is the gateway to
Mexico as they prepare to meet Australia in the second leg of their World Cup play-off. It's also the Third Test between
Australia and New Zealand in Perth. While here at home the final of the Coral UK Professional Snooker
Championship gets underway in Preston.


Unknown: Tony Lewis
Producer: Gordon Turnbull

: News

: Breakaway

A special edition direct from World Travel Market, Olympia. One thousand five hundred exhibitors from almost every corner of the five continents are here this weekend to answer your questions and come up with ideas for your dream holiday. Bernard Falk takes you around the exhibition with help from Susan Marling,
Robin Dewhurst and Patrick Stoddart. Producer Jenny Mallinson Duff


Presenter: Bernard Falk
Reporter: Susan Marling
Reporter: Robin Dewhurst
Reporter: Patrick Stoddart.
Producer: Jenny Mallinson Duff

: News Stand

Anne Robinson of The Mirror presents a personal review of the weekly magazines. Producer JOHN EDWARDS


Unknown: Anne Robinson
Producer: John Edwards

: The Week in Westminster

with Peter Riddell , Political Editor of the Financial Times Producer SHEILA COOK


Unknown: Peter Riddell
Producer: Sheila Cook

: Pick of the Week

With Margaret Howard


Presenter: Margaret Howard

: Money Box

(Details on Monday at 10.0am)

: The News Quiz

Another attempt by Richard Ingrams , Alan Coren and their guests David Taylor and Irma Kurtz to side-step some thorny questions as they thread their way through the thickets of the week's news.
Lost in the undergrowth, your Chairman Barry Took Compiled by JOHN LANGDON and the producer HARRY THOMPSON
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 6. 30 pm) Stereo


Unknown: Richard Ingrams
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: David Taylor
Unknown: Irma Kurtz
Unknown: John Langdon
Producer: Harry Thompson

: News

: Any Questions?

Admiral Sir Raymond Lygo , KCB Brenda Dean
The Rt Hon Dr Dickson Mabon Edwina Currie , mp


Unknown: Sir Raymond Lygo
Unknown: Dr Dickson Mabon
Unknown: Edwina Currie

: The Afternoon Play There's Always Tomorrow

When Dave Maxwell returns to the Birmingham Hippodrome, he's made it. He is a star. But for Mary Logan he is still her Dave - and she remembers all their times together.
Piano played by MARY NASH


Unknown: Ted Allbeury
Unknown: Dave Maxwell
Unknown: Mary Logan
Played By: Mary Nash
Directed By: Christopher Venning
Mary Logan: Diana Bishop
Dave Maxwell: Steve Hodson
His dresser: Brian Smith
Journalist: Simon Hewitt
Katie, the neighbour: Jan Linden

: Options

3.0 World Makers A series often programmes in which ANGUS CALDER shows how human beings have responded to challenges in the past by developing the world's resources.
3: The People Called Smith Smith is still one of our commonest names and metal still our dominant material. In Swaziland ore from the world's earliest mine was used for rock paintings and in China metallurgy far surpassed that of Europe for over a thousand years until in Britain iron ships set out to sea and stayed afloat. Producer JOAN GRIFFITHS
3.30 France Extra!
8: La parole est auxjeunes with JULIETTE MOLE, JEAN-MICHEL DUFFRENE and CHANTAL CUER
4.0 iDigame! A 20-part radio and television course for beginners in Spanish 8: What's Possible, Where and When with ISABEL SOTO and MIGUEL PENARANDA Script by BOB WINTERFLOOD
7: Zweimal Bonn, bitte With SABINE MICHAEL and PETER SAHLA


Unknown: Angus Calder
Unknown: Smith Smith
Producer: Joan Griffiths
Unknown: Jean-Michel Duffrene
Script By: Bob Winterflood
Unknown: Sabine Michael
Unknown: Peter Sahla

: The Saturday Feature

The Innocent Abroad
(Details on Wednesday at 11.0 am)

: Home-ing In at Interbuild 85

Marjorie Lofthouse and her team of DIY experts review the 41st International Building and Construction Exhibition at the National Exhibition Centre near Birmingham and comment on the products, materials and services on show.


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse
Producers: Jock Gallagher
Producers: Michael Ford

: Prestwich Pique

A series of sixcombative talks in which the novelist Howard Jacobson vents his spleen on more or less deserving subjects. 2: Burning for Babs
'Men who were born when I was born, who began to palpitate, that's to say, in the 1950s, will walk through fire to stand near someone who has stood near the Beverley Sisters.'


Unknown: Howard Jacobson

: The Spirit of Kitty Hawk

Written and presented by Ivan Rendall
The story of some of the people who have made aviation history 4: Air Superiority, 1939-45
Lord Dowding, Richard Hillary , Douglas Bader and Leonard Cheshire
Producer ANNE HOWELLS (R) Revised Stereo
Book, 'Flyers! The Spirit of Kitty Hawk' by Ivan Rendall , £3.95 from booksellers


Presented By: Ivan Rendall
Unknown: Richard Hillary
Unknown: Douglas Bader
Producer: Anne Howells
Unknown: Ivan Rendall

: Week Ending


: News

With CLIVE ROSUN including Sports Round-up


Unknown: Clive Rosun

: All Night Long

A documentary compiled by Peter Jukes. The highlight of Devon Fagan 's week is Saturday night when he goes to a disco with his mates. This young carpenter, who lives in Tottenham, prepares for a night out with extraordinary thoroughness. 'Everything has got to be right'; his mohican above all. People should look at him and murmur: 'This is no riff-raff off the street. I like the way he looks. I rate that guy.' But racial prejudice gets past the bouncers more easily than he can sometimes.
With Devon Fagan , the manager, the barman, the disc jockey, the lighting man, the bouncer at the Camden Palace - and some of the girls who frequent it.
Producer JOHN THEOCHARIS. Stereo


Unknown: Peter Jukes.
Unknown: Devon Fagan
Unknown: Devon Fagan
Producer: John Theocharis.

: Christopher Elderfield

Cotswold Carpenter 1902-19
This second extract from the Elderfield memoirs describes his early apprenticeship, teenage exploits, the local people he lived among and his experiences during the 'war to end all wars'.
Read by Bob Arnold
Adapted by MICHAEL FORD BBC Birmingham


Read By: Bob Arnold
Adapted By: Michael Ford

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

Music by instant SUNSHINE
Producer MICHAEL EMBER. Stereo


Producer: Michael Ember.

: Baker's Dozen

(Details on Friday at 9.5 am) Stereo

: Saturday-Night Theatre: The Corn is Green

by Emlyn Williams, adapted for radio by Dafydd Gruffydd
With Anna Massey as Miss Moffat and George Winter as Morgan Evans

It is 1895 in a Welsh mining village, a place where children are only children until the age of 12 and are then sent over the hills and down the mines. Into this environment comes the iron-willed, blue-stockinged English teacher Miss Moffat.
She is determined to bully and inspire her prize pupil, Morgan Evans, up and out of the pits towards the liberating freedom of learning.
(Re-broadcast on Mon at 3.0 pm)
(Imelda Staunton is a National Theatre Player)


Author: Emlyn Williams
Adapted by: Dafydd Gruffydd
Director: Gerry Jones
Miss Moffat: Anna Massey
Morgan Evans: George Winter
Squire: Edward de Souza
Miss Ronberry: Rosalind Ayres
Mrs Watty: Carole Boyd
Bessie: Imelda Staunton
Mwal: Elizabeth Morgan
John Goronwy Jones: Sion Probert

: News

: Evening Service

Jesus calls us (BBC HB 354); Psalm 4; I Thessalonians 5, vv 1-11; Thy kingdom come, 0 God (BBC HB 27). Stereo

: Soundings

Presented by Bernard Jackson Researcher CAROLINE DONNE Producer FRANCES GUMLEY Series editor JOHN NEWBURY


Presented By: Bernard Jackson
Unknown: Caroline Donne
Producer: Frances Gumley
Editor: John Newbury

: In One Ear

I object strongly to yet another series of 'In One Ear', because ... (No more than 50 letters, please) with Steve Brown, Helen Lederer, Nick Wilton and Clive Mantle Music by Steve Brown
Written by Arnold Brown, Steve Brown. Paul B. Davies. Jeremy Hardy. Hunter and Docherty. John Irwin, Helen Lederer. Paul Martin, Helen Murry. Geoffrey Perkins, Roger Planer. Smith and Kyan, Nick Wilton and the producer Jamie Rix
(In One Ear is performed live each week at The Paris Studio, Lower Regent Street. London W1. Doors open at 11.0pm)
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 12.27pm)


Performer: Steve Brown
Performer: Helen Lederer
Performer: Nick Wilton
Performer: Clive Mantle
Music by: Steve Brown
Writer: Arnold Brown
Writer: Steve Brown
Writer: Paul B Davies
Writer: Jeremy Hardy
Writer: Helen Lederer
Writer: Paul Martin
Writer: Helen Murry.
Writer: Geoffrey Perkins
Writer: Roger Planer.
Writer: Nick Wilton
Writer: John Docherty
Writer: Moray Hunter
Producer: Jamie Rix

: * 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.

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