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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

An interview with a leader of the agricultural industry, followed by a five-day weather forecast for farmers


Producers: Allan Wright

: Prayer for the Day

With SARAH JONES BBC Bristol. Stereo

: Today

Presented by Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday
6.30, 7.30, 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* Thoughtfor the Day Editor JULIAN HOLLAND


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

: The Week on 4

with Marshall Corwin


Unknown: Marshall Corwin

: Glyn Worsnip

goes into the Sound Archives to contemplate current affairs and future events with the benefit of hindsight. Producer HELEN FRY
(Re-broadcast on Thursday at 9.30pm)


Producer: Helen Fry

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

Unpredictable and lively conversation from the personalities who will be in the news this 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 W1A 4WW


Presented By: Louise Botting

: Morning Story

The Trouble with Irene by DEBORAH ROGIN
Read by Vivien Creegor
Ralph is from the Bronx in New York, and eyebrows are raised when he marries a Swedish girl from the West
Coast, but Ralph is the one who is in for the real surprise! Producer MITCH RAPER


Unknown: Deborah Rogin
Read By: Vivien Creegor
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 93; It is a thing most wonderful (BBC HB 81); Psalm 16; John 4, w 7-26; All praise to thee (BBC HB 119) Stereo

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits Tonbridge, in Kent.


Unknown: Brian Johnston

: For Schools

11.0 Music Makers 2: Crossed Circuits with IAN HUMPHRIS and HELEN SPEIRS (R)
11.20 Let's Move!
2: Water, Water Everywhere Written by KATE HARRISON Stereo
11.40 Johnny Ball 's Maths Games
2: Do You Measure Up? Written and presented by JOHNNY BALL. Stereo
11.50 Poetry Corner 2: Cats and Kittens


Unknown: Ian Humphris
Unknown: Helen Speirs
Written By: Kate Harrison
Unknown: Johnny Ball
Presented By: Johnny Ball.

: Poetry Please!

Some of the poetry requested by Radio 4 listeners
Presented by P. J. Kavanagh Readers JILL BALCON and RONALD PICKUP
Requests to: Poetry Please! BBC, BristolBS82LR


Presented By: P. J. Kavanagh
Presented By: Readers Jill Balcon
Producer: Margaret Bradley

: You and Yours

Presented by Pattie Coldwell Editor KEN VASS


Presented By: Pattie Coldwell
Editor: Ken Vass

: Brogue Male

Four stirring tales in which Sir Digby Spode and the trusty Hubert Carstairs thwart the forces of swarthy skulduggery 3: The Curse of the Yeti starring
Also starring in order of good table manners -
And finally, with especially sinister chords on the soundtrack
Directed by A. NIXON SUTHERLAND Stereo
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 6.30 pm)


Written By: Paul Bassett Davies
Written By: John Gerald Collee
Unknown: Hubert Carstairs
Directed By: A. Nixon Sutherland
Sir Digby Spode: Richard Johnson
Hubert Carstairs: Royce Mills
Lady Gwendoline Spode: Angela Down
Badger: Geoffrey Bayldon
Max Pratt: Philip Voss
Hermione: Erica Eirian
Kumar: Jon Glover
the Dentist: Robert Harley
theProprietor: Christopher Barr
the subservient Sherpa: P Bassett Davies
Count Laszlo Stroganoff: Stephen Greif

: 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 Corner Christopher Lillicrap reads Walter Crumpton and the Giraffes who Caught Cold by KATE WILKINSON Producer MARY KALEMKERIAN
2.5 Playtime In the Wendy House Presented by IAIN LAUCHLAN and SHEELAGH GILBEY (R) (Re-broadcast on Thurs at 10. 10am)
2.20 Introducing Science Sciencescope 2: On the Move
2.40 Topic Songbook (2) Stereo(R)
2.45 Radio Club TIMMY MALLETT and the Radio Club team scour the country to find interesting items for all you Radio Club members. (Re-broadcast on Wed at 11.45 am)


Unknown: Christopher Lillicrap
Unknown: Walter Crumpton
Unknown: Kate Wilkinson
Producer: Mary Kalemkerian
Presented By: Iain Lauchlan
Presented By: Sheelagh Gilbey

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray Getting to Grips with an Osteopath: osteopaths have sometimes been called bone-crackers and half-baked physiotherapists - not any more though, as many of them succeed in easing our aching backs. And that's not all they can achieve, but ARTEMIS PITTAS reports on the bone-fixers whose only failure these days seems to be healing the breaks in their own ranks.
Serial: Crampton Hodnet (10) Editor SANDRA CHALMERS


Introduced By: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Crampton Hodnet
Editor: Sandra Chalmers

: The Afternoon Play: Man of the People

by Allen Saddler
(Broadcast on Saturday at 8.30pm)


Writer: Allen Saddler

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Michael Billington


Presented By: Michael Billington

: PM

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

: The Six O'Clock News

With SIMON VANCE including Financial Report


Unknown: Simon Vance

: Just a Minute

Without hesitation, the least repetitious and most undeviating programme on radio with Kenneth Williams , Peter Jones Derek Nimmo and Simon Bates In the thick, the Chair, and frequent confusion Nicholas Parsons
Producer PETE ATKIN. Stereo


Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Derek Nimmo
Unknown: Simon Bates
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Ian Messiter
Producer: Pete Atkin.

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40 pm)

: On Your Farm

: 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 GEOFF DEEHAN
(Re-broadcast next Saturday)


Presented By: Peter Evans
Producer: Geoff Deehan

: The Monday Play

A Day Off by STORM JAMESON dramatised by ELAINE FEINSTEIN with Brenda Bruce as Lena
Every Saturday for five years George visited Lena. But it is now three weeks and she has not seen or heard from him. She tries to take a day off from her worries but the past, and fears for the future, cannot be cast off.
Other parts played by BRIAN SMITH , JAMIE ROBERTS and members of the cast
Directed by CAROLINE RAPHAEL Stereo
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Dramatised By: Elaine Feinstein
Unknown: Brenda Bruce
Played By: Brian Smith
Played By: Jamie Roberts
Directed By: Caroline Raphael
George: Ian Lindsa
Young Lena: Vicky Ireland
Lena's mother: A Avril Clark
Kate: Karen Drury
Lena's young love: David Haig
Ernst: Adrian Egan
Mrs Schlegel: Pippa Sparkes
Woman in tea shop: Pauline Letts
Lily: Gwen Cherrell

: The Gamekeeper's Tale

In ten years ' time, if there weren't such people as keepers, the wildlife in England would die out.
John Lewis is Head Gamekeeper on a country estate in Sussex. His father was
Head Gamekeeper before him.
Malcolm Billings talks to John about the attractions of his work, and about some of its problems.


Unknown: John Lewis
Unknown: Head Gamekeeper
Talks: Malcolm Billings

: Kaleidoscope

David Roper presents today's edition which includes interviews and news, and reviews of books, film, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4. 30pm)


Unknown: David Roper
Producer: Anne Hinds
Editor: Thomas Sutcuffe

: A Book at Bedtime


: The World Tonight

Presented by Richard Kershaw National and international news, background, analysis and comment


Presented By: Richard Kershaw

: * am News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

Radio Geography: Our Changing World written and presented by JOANNA BUCHAN
12.30 Aberdeen (RV) and at 12.50 Farming - Eastern Scotland Producer GEOFFREY SHERLOCK


Presented By: Joanna Buchan
Producer: Geoffrey Sherlock

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.

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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.

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