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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

BBC Birmingham. Stereo

: Morning Has Broken

Presented by Charlotte Green


Presented By: Charlotte Green

: Open University

7.0 Maths Foundation Tutorial
7.20 The Classical Orchestra
7.40 What is Place?

: News

7.10L LW Sunday Papers
Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye BBC Birmingham
7.45 Z, WBells on Sunday from All Saints', Brenchley, Kent
Turning Over New Leaves Kenneth Slack reviews The Gospel of Anger by ALASTAIR CAMPBELL


Unknown: Kenneth Slack
Unknown: Alastair Campbell

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer STEPHEN LYNAS BBC Bristol


Presented By: Clive Jacobs
Producer: Stephen Lynas

: Joanna Lumley

talks, for the Week's Good Cause, about work being undertaken to motivate young unemployed people, by means of outdoor pursuits, to seek, gain and retain full-time employment.
Donations to: Joanna Lumley ,The Drake Fellowship, [address removed]


Unknown: Joanna Lumley

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from the Calvary Church of God in Christ, Tottenham, North London
Reading (AV): Matthew 21, w 1-11 Songs: He is worthy (Crouch); Jesus I love calling your name (Caesar)
Hymns (Redemption Songs): Holy, holy, holy (25);When I survey the wondrous cross (573) Organist NICHOLAS BROWN. Stereo


Unknown: Rev M. E. Henriques
Unknown: Bishop R. C Bell
Organist: Nicholas Brown.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN


Editor: Anthony Parkin
Directed By: Diane Culverhouse
Producer: William Smethurst

: Pick of the Week

Presented by Margaret Howard


Presented By: Margaret Howard

: Desert Island Discs

The Rt Hon Sir Geoffrey Howe , mp, in conversation with Michael Parkinson. Stereo


Unknown: Sir Geoffrey Howe
Unknown: Michael Parkinson.

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

Clay Jones calls on the expertise of Dr Stefan Buczacki , Sid Robertson and Geoffrey Smith to answer listeners' gardening queries sent in by post.
Questions, on postcards only, please, to: Gardeners' Question Time, BBC, POBox27. Manchester M60 ISJ Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Clay Jones
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Sid Robertson
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Diana Stenson

: The Afternoon Play King Canute

by BARRY COLLINS with and When Harold blows his redundancy money on a horse called King Canute, his wife finds him on the beach at
Redcar early in the morning blowing his trombone, convinced that he can turn the tide. with BESSES 0' TH' BARN
DEREK SOUTHCOTT (trombone) Directed by ALFRED BRADLEY BBC Manchester. Stereo


Unknown: Barry Collins
Unknown: Derek Southcott
Directed By: Alfred Bradley
Harold Smith: Bernard Hill
Maureen: Judith Barker
Landlady: Rosalie Williams
Sister/Samaritan: Sally Edwards
Doctor/Inspector: Paul Webster
Racing announcer/Radio presenter: Peter Wheeler

: 'El Gran Grifon'

This Spanish Armada ship was wrecked on Fair Isle in the north of Scotland and discovered nearly 400 years later by marine archaeologist Colin Martin.
After delving into the records of Spain, England and Scotland, he now tells, for the first time, the story of her crew and their attempts to get home. With the voices of GERARD SLEVIN . ROBERT TROTTER and JONATHAN BATTERSBY Producer JOHN ARNOTT BBC Scotland


Unknown: Colin Martin.
Unknown: Gerard Slevin
Unknown: Robert Trotter
Unknown: Jonathan Battersby
Producer: John Arnott

: Options

4.0 Caribbean Focus The last of four programmes presented by JULIET ALEXANDER Edward Kamau Brathwaite In a year that has seen the publication of The Penguin Book o/Caribbean Verse, the poet traces in his own work the stages by which a truly Caribbean voice has emancipated itself. Producer JOAN GRIFFITHS (R) (E)
4.30 Looking into Europe The last of six programmes Our Political Face DR ANTHONY GLEES discusses the effect of 'being in Europe' on our politicians and their parties, and the influence of Continental politics on British attitudes. Producer GABRIEL PARTOS (R)
5.0 Back on Course All over Britain mature people of all ages are 'going back to school' to pick up new skills and improve job prospects. In the second of six programmes MARGARET KORVING talks to some of them about what they are doing and why. Series producer GORDON HUTCHINGS (Re-broadcast next Saturday)
5.30 Get By in Italian A five-programme beginners' course for travellers With ANNAMARIA GRECAS and GIANCARLO CICCONE
1: Ordering and Paying Course writer BOB POWELL Series producer MICK WEBB (R) (E)
0 INFO: page 95


Presented By: Juliet Alexander
Presented By: Edward Kamau Brathwaite
Producer: Joan Griffiths
Unknown: Dr Anthony Glees
Producer: Gabriel Partos
Talks: Margaret Korving
Producer: Gordon Hutchings
Producer: Giancarlo Ciccone
Unknown: Bob Powell
Producer: Mick Webb

: The Anti-vaccination Crusade

A dramatised account of the intense passions aroused by the introduction of compulsory vaccination of children against smallpox. The parallels with parents' concern over whooping cough inoculations in this century and, more recently, over the use of aspirin, are striking.
Producer ROGER PINE BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Stanley Williamson
Narrator: Terry Coates
Producer: Roger Pine
Simon/Kentish man: Roger Hume
Opening speech/Gibbs/ Candless/Sanitary Officer: Simon Carter
Jenner/Second voice/Mayor of Sheffield/Marson: Edwin Richfield

: The Natural History Programme

Fergus Keeling and Lionel Kelleway find out how road-building affects the wilder parts of Britain; and reveal dark secrets from Brazil....


Unknown: Fergus Keeling
Unknown: Lionel Kelleway

: News

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston meets some of the people who are busily preparing for the Royal Wedding.


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News



Unknown: Laurie MacMillan

: Weekend Woman's Hour

Presented by Sally Feldman Producer MARY HARDIMAN


Presented By: Sally Feldman
Producer: Mary Hardiman

: The Light That Failed


: A Good Read

Brian Gear invites Peter Graham
Scott and Irene Thomas to pick some paperbacks.


Unknown: Peter Graham
Unknown: Irene Thomas

: The Music Makers

Edward Seckerson meets five of the best of British. 3: Nigel Kennedy
Producer DANIEL SNOWMAN Stereo (R) (E)


Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Unknown: Nigel Kennedy
Producer: Daniel Snowman

: A Word in Edgeways

Is superstition an anachronism or a logical response to a confusing world?
Brian Redhead in conversation with The Rev Donald Reeves , Rector of St James's Church, Piccadilly, Professor Colin Blakemore and novelist Gillian Tindall.
Producer EDWARD LUCAS BBC Manchester


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Donald Reeves
Unknown: Professor Colin Blakemore
Unknown: Gillian Tindall.
Producer: Edward Lucas

: Law in Action

Presented by Joshua Rozenberg


Presented By: Joshua Rozenberg

: News

: The Sunday Feature

A Gentleman's Place
For over a century, the clubs of Pall Mall have provided the English gentleman with an indispensable haven of conviviality, civilisation and chauvinism - and a place to doze after lunch.
But the pressures of modem life have taken their toll. Gone are the pageboys and ironed newspapers, as London clubland has had to adapt or face closure. Glyn Worsnip goes in search of the modern clubman - and clubwoman - and discovers what remains of the traditional gentleman's place. Producer FRAN ACHESON
• HEAR THIS! page 25


Unknown: Glyn Worsnip

: Seeds of Faith

Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem Rabbi Anthony Bayfield ,
Director of the Sternberg Centre for Judaism, explores the psalms and prayers of the Jewish people. Stereo


Unknown: Rabbi Anthony Bayfield

: In Committee

Presented by Mike Baker Producer FRANK SMITH


Presented By: Mike Baker
Producer: Frank Smith

: * 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.

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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