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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Today

Presented by Brian Redhead and John Timpson
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News with BOB FINIGAN
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: Brian Redhead
Presented By: John Timpson
Unknown: Bob Finigan
Read By: Bryan Martin
Unknown: Charles Colville

: News

: The Living World

A winter package-tour to The Gambia can not only give the holidaymaker the tropical sun, but also the African jungle. At the Abuko Nature Reserve, not far from the suntan oil and golden sands, encounters can be had with crocodiles, green vervet and red colobus monkeys, hornbills and vultures that eat nuts.
Presented by Denis Owen
Producer JOHN BURTON. BBC Bristol


Presented By: Denis Owen
Producer: John Burton.

: For Schools

9.5 Noticeboard TONY BARNFIELD'S end-of-term round-up for primary and middle school teachers. Stereo
9.10 A Service for Schools Baboushka (2) Story by ARTHUR SCHOLEY (RV)
9.30 Secondary English 11-14 Treasure Island by R. L. STEVENSON
4: The Treasure (R)
9.50 First Steps in Drama 10: Space Quest Homeward Bound! (5) Presented by PETER SEARLES (R)
10.10 Playtime
10.25 Maths - with a Story! Solving a Problem The Crooked Computer! by GORDON SNELL (R)


Story By: Arthur Scholey
Unknown: R. L. Stevenson
Presented By: Peter Searles
Unknown: Gordon Snell

: In Business

: Medicine Now

: Morning Story

A Good Night's Sleep by BRIAN MCCABE
Read by Donald Douglas


Unknown: Brian McCabe
Read By: Donald Douglas
Producer: David Jackson

: An Act of Worship

reflecting the issues of the day. Introduced from Broadcasting House, London. Stereo

: For Schools

11.0 Noticeboard TONY BARNFIELD'S end-of-term round-up for secondary school teachers. Stereo
11.5 In the News A weekly look at what's new, what's in the news and what the news is all about. Presented by FRANK PARTRIDGE Letters and tapes should be sent to: In the News, BBC School Radio Broadcasting House. London WIA 1AA Message machine [number removed]
11.30 Wavelength Political Education New materials for teaching politics Presented by ANDY PEEBLES Stereo


Presented By: Frank Partridge
Presented By: Andy Peebles

: No Laughing Matter!

Five areas of life to which most people never give much thought. But if you don't fall within the norm in these areas, life can be fraught with difficulties.
1: Margaret Horsfield shares the thoughts of the accident-prone. Producer SUSAN SNAILUM
0 HEAR THIS! page 25


Unknown: Margaret Horsfield
Producer: Susan Snailum

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard For Fact Sheet No 49 write to:
You and Yours. BBC, Room 726, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA


Presented By: John Howard

: My Music


: 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: Plop, the Owl (1) by JILL TOMLINSON (R)
2.5 The Song Tree
10: The Year Will Turn and the Leaves Will Grow by BARRY GIBSON Presented by ROSIE CROSS and IAN CARTER , with PYEWACKETT Stereo
2.20 Living Language Welcome, Yule by JAN MARK adapted by FELICITY HAYES-MCCOY
2.40 Newscast A current affairs series for schools and colleges Presented by LIBBY FAWBERT


Unknown: Jill Tomlinson
Unknown: Barry Gibson
Presented By: Rosie Cross
Presented By: Ian Carter
Unknown: Jan Mark
Adapted By: Felicity Hayes-McCoy
Presented By: Libby Fawbert

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
Privatisation of the NHS: should domestic services in NHS hospitals be privatised? LINDA WOLFE hears arguments from patients and staff in favour of retaining the work 'in house'. Serial: Breath of Life (8)


Unknown: Linda Wolfe

: The Afternoon Play

A Grain of Salt by MELISSA MURRAY
Maggie decides to take Alice on a holiday to Wales. Her dad offers them a lift as far as Crewe. However, after a night in Reading, relations between all three are decidedly strained. There is only one place to go - 'Home Sweet Home'.
Directed by SUSAN HOGG
BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: Melissa Murray
Directed By: Susan Hogg
Maggie: Jane Leonard
Alice: Kate Lock
Gus: Geoffrey Hinsliff
Bet/Waitress: Anne Jameson
David/Barman: James MacPherson
Chris: Robin Summers

: News

: Bookshelf

This week Clive James on his poetry, plus the bizarre world of the young novelist Jeanette Winterson - all in Hunter Davies 's good books programme.


Unknown: Clive James
Unknown: Jeanette Winterson
Unknown: Hunter Davies
Producer: Andrew Parfitt

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised broadcast of yesterday's programme at 9. 45pm)

: PM

Presented by Robert Williams and Susannah Simons


Presented By: Robert Williams
Presented By: Susannah Simons

: The Six O'Clock News

Half an hour of reports from the BBC correspondents around the world including Financial Report


Unknown: Laurie MacMillan

: Michael Parkinson

(Broadcast on Tuesday at 12.27pm)

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 40pm)

: Any Answers?

Introduced by John Timpson Compiled and produced by LAURIE MASON BBC Bristol


Introduced By: John Timpson
Produced By: Laurie Mason

: Books that Changed the World

Ian Fleming 's collection of first editions. Heather Brigstocke ,
High Mistress of St Paul 's Girls' School, London, together with Professor Sir Andrew Huxley and Professor John Burrow examine Charles Darwin 's The Origin of Species.
Series devised by HOWARD THOMAS Producer MAGGIE REDFERN


Unknown: Ian Fleming
Unknown: Heather Brigstocke
Unknown: St Paul
Unknown: Sir Andrew Huxley
Unknown: Professor John Burrow
Unknown: Charles Darwin
Unknown: Howard Thomas
Producer: Maggie Redfern

: Spain - Ten Years On

A series of six programmes on modern Spain presented by Robert Graham.
4: Recession and Reform In 1975, the beginning of recession coincided with the introduction of democracy to
Spain. Since then, social reform and attempts at economic and industrial recovery have gone hand in hand. How have they fared? Robert Graham reviews the changes of the past ten years and analyses their impact on Spain's economic record. Producer CHRISTOPHER STONE


Presented By: Robert Graham.
Unknown: Robert Graham

: Profile

At 16 Maya Angelou had a child alone; at 18 she was a waitress and ran a brothel on the side.
At 57 she has just published the third volume of her autobiography. Sally Hardcastle interviews this now highly respected black American university professor. Producer MARIFI chicote


Unknown: Maya Angelou
Unknown: Sally Hardcastle

: Does He Take Sugar?

A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners and their families.
Presented by John Mills Producer MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence and enquiries to: BBC, Broadcasting House London WIA 4WW
Phone [number removed](10.0am-5. Opm)
* INFO: page 93


Presented By: John Mills
Producer: Marlene Pease

: John Ebdon

: Kaleidoscope

Christopher Bigsby presents tonight's edition which includes interviews, news and reviews of books, film, plays, music, broadcasting and exhibitions. Producer CARROLL MOORE
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.30pm)


Unknown: Christopher Bigsby
Producer: Carroll Moore

: A Book at Bedtime

Palace of Green Days (9)

: The World Tonight

Presented by Alexander MacLeod


Presented By: Alexander MacLeod

: * am News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

Help Yourself to Study Skills 1: Getting Started (i) Time and Space (ii) Tasks and Targets and at 12.50
2: Resources and Reading Presented by HELEN KENNARD Producer GRAHAM TAYAR


Presented By: Helen Kennard
Producer: Graham Tayar

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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.

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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.

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