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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with SARAH JONES. Stereo


Unknown: Sarah Jones.

: Today

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


Presented By: John Timpson
Presented By: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Bob Finigan
Read By: Laurie MacMillan

: News

: For Schools

9.5 Noticeboard Presenter TONY BARNFIELD. Stereo
9.10 A Service for Schools Caring at School. Story by PEGGY Hewitt. Read by PAUL COPLEY
9.30 Secondary English 11-14 Strange Encounters An anthology compiled by ILLONA UNTHW AITE
9.50 First Steps in Drama Theseus (2) The Black Sail Presented by ALAN PARNABY (R)
10.10 Playtime
10.25 Country Dancing Stage I Introduced by JOHN TETHER (2) (R)


Presenter: Tony Barnfield.
Story By: Peggy Hewitt.
Read By: Paul Copley
Presented By: Alan Parnaby
Introduced By: John Tether

: The Nat Hist Show

Fergus Keeling and Lionel Kelleway hear about the dangers of flesh-eating bees in a Costa Rican jungle and discover a Peruvian leaf that, when wrapped in dough and thrown to a fish, causes it to jump out of the water and on to the bank; and Jeremy Cherfas reveals a disease that causes a wasp to change sex.
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Unknown: Fergus Keeling
Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Unknown: Jeremy Cherfas

: Influences

: Medicine Now

: Morning Story A Fine View of the Harbour

Read by Eileen McCallum
"The girl changed her mind, Dolores. And now I've gotta go find me another deck-hand for tomorrow.'
Producer JOHN ARNOTT BBCScotiand


Read By: Eileen McCallum
Producer: John Arnott

: An Act of Worship

Introduced from Broadcasting House, London. Stereo

: For Schools

11.0 Noticeboard The latest BBC School Radio News for secondary teachers. Presenter TONY BARNFIELD. Stereo
11.5 In the News A weekly look at the news Presented by FRANK PARTRIDGE Letters and tapes should be sent to: In the News. BBC School Radio Broadcasting House, London WlA 1AA Message machine [number removed]
11.30 Wavelength Healthy Living Presented by ANDY PEEBLES Producer SUKEY FIRTH Stereo


Presenter: Tony Barnfield.
Presented By: Frank Partridge
Presented By: Andy Peebles

: Tradesman's Entrance

In the first of six talks Phil Smith offers an idiosyncratic insight into the pains and precious few pleasures involved in setting up your own business. 1: Pie in the Sky BBC Manchester
0 INFO: page 77


Unknown: Phil Smith

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard For Fact Sheet No 2, write to:
You and Yours. BBC, Room 726 Broadcasting House London W1A 1AA


Presented By: John Howard

: The World at One: News

Presented by Sir Robin Day


Presented By: Sir Robin

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner CHRISTOPHER LILLICRAP reads Walter Crumpton and the Strange Noise by KATE WILKINSON
2.5 The Song Tree
2: Robot Rabbit Reggae Written by BARRY GIBSON. Stereo
2.20 Living Language The Endless Steppe (1) by ESTHER HAUTZIG adapted by JACKIE GRAYDON. Stereo
2.40 Newscast A current affairs series for schools and colleges Presented by UBBY FAWBERT


Unknown: Christopher Lillicrap
Unknown: Walter Crumpton
Unknown: Kate Wilkinson
Written By: Barry Gibson.
Unknown: Esther Hautzig
Adapted By: Jackie Graydon.
Presented By: Ubby Fawbert

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor In Canterbury Cathedral last
November, Britain's first dance graduates celebrated their degrees with a special performance. JENNY LACEY looks at the course that stretches both mind and body and asks why dance has only just received this academic status.
Serial: The Reason Why by CECIL WOODHAM-SMTH abridged in 15 episodes byPATMCLOUGHUN
Read by Robert Powell (1)
Since its publication in 1953, The Reason Why has retained its reputation as the classic and definitive analysis of the clash of personalities and lifestyles of the Earls of Cardigan and Lucan, which was to lead to the disastrous Charge of the Light Brigade during the Crimean War.
(Music: Johnson's A History of War and Peace)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Jenny Lacey
Unknown: Cecil Woodham-Smth
Read By: Robert Powell

: The Afternoon Play

A Man Alone
Three plays by ANDREW rissik
2: Jennifer
It was not just the sunshine and cheap wine that brought Philip to Greece in the early 1960s. He needed somewhere to write and he wanted to distance himself from past events. Jennifer brings back those memories. Her arrival marks an end to
Philip's isolation and, in a way, to his happiness.
Directed by JEREMY MORTIMER. Stereo


Directed By: Jeremy Mortimer.
Philip Tremayne: Ronald Pickup
Jennifer: Brenda Blethyn
Philip's father: Patrick Troughton
Henderson: Peter Woodthorpe
Priest: Brian Smith
Consultant: Richard Durden

: News

: Bookshelf

Hunter Davies talks to the radical New York. based short story writer Grace Paley , and with the help of Fay Weldon and Andrew Sanders , revives the art of writing in instalments. Producer JULIAN HALE
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Talks: Hunter Davies
Unknown: New York.
Unknown: Grace Paley
Unknown: Fay Weldon
Unknown: Andrew Sanders
Producer: Julian Hale

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised broadcast of yesterday 's programme at 9.45 pm)

: PM

Presented by Robert Williams and Jon Silverman
continued on VHFjFM 5.50-5.55

: The Six O'Clock News

With BRIAN PERKINS including Financial Report

: My Word!


: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 40 pm)

: Any Answers?

A chance to air your views on some of the subjects raised in last week's Any Questions?
Introduced by John Timpson
Producer CAROLE STONE. BBC Bristol Send your letters to: Any Answers? BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR


Introduced By: John Timpson
Producer: Carole Stone.

: GCSE: One Exam For All? [number removed]

Thousands of teenagers will be choosing their subjects soon for courses leading to a new exam in 1988. Margaret Percy chairs a wide-ranging discussion of the implications of the biggest change in the exam system for 20 years. The Rt Hon Sir Keith Joseph , mp, Secretary of State for Education, outlines the aims behind it. Schools up and down the country offer a chance to hear what's going on in their classrooms and in the studio to answer your questions are
Sir Wilfred Cockroft , Chairman of the Secondary Examinations Council, and Professor Ted Wragg , Director of the School of Education, Exeter University. Researcher RACHEL YORKE
Studio directors SIMON MAJOR and SARAH MCNEILL
Producer JOAN GRIFFITHS (Lines open from 7.0pm)
8 INFO: page 77


Unknown: Margaret Percy
Unknown: Sir Keith Joseph
Unknown: Sir Wilfred Cockroft
Unknown: Professor Ted Wragg
Unknown: Rachel Yorke
Unknown: Sarah McNeill
Producer: Joan Griffiths

: Does He Take Sugar?

A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners
Presented by John Mills Producer MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence and enquiries to: BBC. Broadcasting House London WIA 4WW
Phone [number removed](10.0 am-5.0 pm)


Presented By: John Mills
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Glyn Worsolp

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan presents tonight's edition which includes interviews, news and reviews of books, film, plays, music, broadcasting and exhibitions. Producer RICHARD BANNERMAN
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.30pm)


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: A Book at Bedtime

The Fly Paper
The second of three stories by ELIZABETH TAYLOR
When you are a plain, plump girl of 11 years on your way to a piano lesson, you do not expect a stranger on the bus to talk to you.


Stories By: Elizabeth Taylor

: The World Tonight

Presented by Alexander MacLeod


Presented By: Alexander MacLeod

: * am News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

Radio Geography - Our Changing World Belfast Lough (RV) Written and presented by DIANE HARRON and at 12.50 Lough Eme Written and presented by PAUL CLARK


Presented By: Diane Harron
Presented By: Paul Clark

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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.

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