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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

BBC Birmingham. Stereo

: Morning Has Broken

Presented by Charlotte Green


Presented By: Charlotte Green

: News

7.10 L W Sunday Papers
7.15 L W
Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye Make Yourself at Home For Asian listeners BBC Birmingham
Correspondence in English or your own language should be sent to: Make Yourself at Home,
BBC, Birmingham B5 7SA
7.45 L W Bells on Sunday from St Paul's. Papanui, Christchurch, New Zealand
Turning Over New Leaves
Bernard Jackson reviews and selects readings from Character Parts by JOHN MORTIMER.


Unknown: Bernard Jackson
Unknown: John Mortimer.

: Open University

7.10 Open Forum: University Magazine
7.30 Getting Started

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Trevor Barnes Producer STEPHEN LYNAS BBCBristol


Presented By: Trevor Barnes

: John Timpson

talks, for the Week 's Good Cause, about the work being done by the Parkinson's Disease Society which helps sufferers.
Donations to: John Timpson Parkinson's Disease Society
[address removed]


Unknown: John Timpson

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers
(Broadcastat 7.10 am LW)

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

A special ecumenical service of commemoration and thanksgiving following the train accident on 19 September at Colwich in Staffordshire. Members of the local community welcome representatives of the emergency services and passengers from the trains involved to the Parish Church of St Michael and AU Angels Worship led by THE REV HNGSLEY JONES and FR PETER LEES
O worship the King
All things bright and beautiful Isaiah 60, w 1-4,19-20 Psalm 91
Ephesians 3, w 14-20 Let there be love
Matthew 14, w 13-21
Lord of all hopefulness
Praise, my soul, the King of heaven
Organist MARGARET TAYLOR Conductor BRIAN HOBBS BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Hngsley Jones
Unknown: Fr Peter Lees
Organist: Margaret Taylor
Conductor: Brian Hobbs

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Directed and produced byLIZRIGBEY
BBC Birmingham


Editor: Anthony Parkin

: Pick of the Week

Presented by Phil Smith Stereo


Presented By: Phil Smith

: Desert Island Discs

Albert and Michel Roux each have their own restaurants which are among the best in this country. In conversation with Michael Parkinson , they talk about their upbringing in France and their period as pastry cooks in the British
Embassy in Paris. Then Albert became commis de cuisine to Lady Astor and Michel chef to the Rothschilds, before opening a restaurant in England. They also choose the eight records they would take to the mythical island.
Programme created by ROY PLOMLEY Producer DEREK DRESCHER. Stereo (Re-broadcast on Friday at 9.5 am)


Unknown: Michel Roux
Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Producer: Derek Drescher.

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Whitley Bay Horticultural Society, Tyne and Wear
(Details on Wednesday at 10.0 am)

: The Afternoon Play

The Spanish Gardener byA.J.CRONIN dramatised by MICHAEL ROBSON with After his marriage breakdown, Harrington Brande hopes that the appointment to a new consular post in Spain will help him and his son Nicholas to start life afresh. When Brande engages the services of a young Spanish gardener, Nicholas is attracted to him. The consul sees his monopoly over Nicholas threatened by the gardener's infectious zest for life.
Directed by WALTER ACOSTA . Stereo A BBC World Service production


Dramatised By: Michael Robson
Directed By: Walter Acosta
Garcia: Adrian Egan
Magdalena: Lucy Woolley
Alan Burton: Peter Wickham
Fr Thomas: David Garth
Carol Burton: Elaine Claxton

: Big Bang: The Technology Boom

Peter Day explores the response of London's Stock Exchange to the 'Big Bang'.
(Broadcastyesterday in 'Options' at 4.0pm VHF/FM)

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper visits Paris to view the latest fashions at the largest food fair in the world.


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: Options

4.0 China Forum In the second of two discussions, the experts consider China's political and economic future. MIKE sheils is in the Chair. Producer ANNA PARKINSON
4.45 Women, the Wasted Resource SUSAN MARLING and invited guests explore opportunities for employment in the post 'women's lib' era. At present women bear the brunt of unemployment, and find themselves elbowed out of the new technologies. Only two per cent of company directors are women. However, more industries are employing equal opportunities directors to look after women's interests. The most potent force of all, though, may be the women who learn to use their 'industrial muscle'. Producer SIMON MAJOR (R) revised
5.30 Buongiorno Italia! Twenty programmes for beginners in Italian Presented by DENISE DE ROME and ENRICO VERDECCHIA 3: Quanta costa? Script by series producer ALAN WILDING (R) (E)


Producer: Anna Parkinson
Unknown: Susan Marling
Presented By: Denise de Rome
Producer: Alan Wilding

: The Radio Programme

Presented by Laurie Taylor


Presented By: Laurie Taylor

: News

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits the town of St Neots, Cambridgeshire. Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBCBristol
(Re-broadcast tomorrow 11. 0 am L W)


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Producer: Anthony Smith

: News


: Weekend Woman's Hour

Sally Feldman , from the Woman's Hour team, brings you the past week's highlights. Producer JILL BURRIDGE


Unknown: Sally Feldman
Producer: Jill Burridge

: Pendennls

by WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY dramatised in eight parts by PETER BUCKMAN with and 1: Young Arthur Pendennis is handsome, romantic and poetic, but he has no inheritance and no income. And money is clearly a priority with the most beautiful girl in Chattris.
Directed by PETER KAVANAGH. Stereo (Re-broadcast on Friday at 3. 0 pm)


Unknown: William Makepeace Thackeray
Unknown: Peter Buckman
Unknown: Arthur Pendennis
Directed By: Peter Kavanagh.
the Writer: Hugh Dickson
Arthur Pendennis: Dominic Guard
Major Pendennis: Edward Desouza
Harry Foker: John McAndrew
Captain Costigan: Ronald Herdman
Bows: Danny Schiller
Emily Costigan: Veronica Quilllgan
Helen Pendennis: Jennifer Piercey
Dr Portman: Manning Wilson
Morgan: Gordon Reid
Mrs Rummer: Sheila Grant
Miss Rummer: Susie Brann
Laura Bell: Deborah Makepeace

: Bookshelf

Presented by Susan Hill


Presented By: Susan Hill

: Museum Choice

In the last of the series, Kenneth Hudson is joined by comedian Mike Harding to visit the London Toy and Model
Museum, and the Dinosaur Museum in Dorchester. Producer JUDE HOWELLS


Unknown: Kenneth Hudson
Unknown: Mike Harding

: Father Brown Stories

Stereo (Details Wednesday 12.27pm)


Unknown: G. K. Chesterton

: Law in Action

Presented by Joshua Rozenberg


Presented By: Joshua Rozenberg

: News

: You the Jury

Dick Taverne , qc, chairs the series in which controversial issues are put on trial before an audience of jurors in Broadcasting House, London. Researcher MARY WOLF
Producer JOHN EDWARDS. Stereo (Re-broadcast Friday 11.0 am LW)


Unknown: Dick Taverne
Unknown: Mary Wolf
Producer: John Edwards.

: The Letter That Kills

Sue Talbot concludes her exploration of the pain of marriage breakdown and divorce in the context of Christian faith.
Producer ROGER HUTCHINGS BBC Manchester. Stereo (R)


Producer: Roger Hutchings

: Music from the People

A series of ten programmes on the folk-song revival in England 9: Electric Folk
The origins of electric folk go back to the mid-50s when singers were looking for fresh ways to accompany traditional songs. This area of the folk revival has taken the music into both the pop charts and the National Theatre.
Written and presented by Jim Lloyd
Producer GEOFFREY HEWITT BBC Birmingham. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Shirley Coluns.
Presented By: Jim Lloyd
Producer: Geoffrey Hewitt

: Kane's Tales from Shakespeare

Vincent Kane retells the stories of five of the Bard's best-known plays and finds, to his surprise, some peculiar contemporary resonances.
2: The Merchant of Venice Producer RICHARD THOMAS BBC Wales (R)


Unknown: Vincent Kane

: * 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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