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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Farming, food and countryside news, market trends, weather

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Fr Michael Harding

: Today

Presented by Jenni Murray and Brian Redhead
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 with CHARLES COL VILE
7.45* Thought for the Day
8-35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: Jenni Murray
Presented By: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: News

: Midweek with Libby Purves

Inflammatory! Outrageous!
Sensational! Startling! It may be none of these....
Producer IAN STRACHAN »ereo

: Gardeners' Question Time

This week the team visits
Worcestershire where members of the Malvern Horticultural Society put their gardening
Queries to Dr Stefan Buczacki , Jred Downham and Geoffrey Smith yiairman Clay Jones Producer DIANA STENSON
BBC Manchester
'Broadcast on Sunday at 2. 0pm)
Cassette, 'Through the Seasons', £7.99, from: [address removed]Make cheques/POs payable to: Gardeners’ Question Time


Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Jred Downham
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Diana Stenson

: Morning Story

The Loathly Opposite by JOHN BUCHAN
Read by William Eedle
At the end of World War I, a small hush-hush department struggles to crack the enemy's cyphers. At the last moment they succeed - but there is an unexpected sequel. Producer MITCH RAPER


Unknown: John Buchan
Read By: William Eedle
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Daily Service

nem, p 34; Ye choirs of new Jerusalem (BBC HB 116); Psalm 90; Acts 5, w 27-42;
Good Christian men rejoice and sing (BBC HB 103) Stereo

: For Schools

11.0 Singing Together Presented by FERGUS O'KELLY (12) Stereo (e)
11.20 Junior Drama Workshop Escape from Sector 7 2: Among Strangers by CECILY AND HUGH O'NEILL Stereo (e)
11.40 Reading Corner 2: Tim and the Wolf by CECILY O'NEILL Storyteller GEORGE LAYTON Stereo (R) (e)
11.50 Poetry Corner 2: Windy Weather by GEORGE TARRY (e)


Unknown: Cecily O'Neill
Unknown: Storyteller George Layton

: The Politics of Song

Compiled by PETER JUKES
1968: on the streets of Quebec there was chaos; in its theatres the work of the French-speaking playwright Michel Tremblay was being premiered. His plays became a clarion call for a voiceless, repressed people.
Now performed worldwide m translation and gaining recognition and admiration in Britain, Michel Tremblay and the director Andy Jordan discuss his work and life in Montreal.


Unknown: Peter Jukes
Unknown: Michel Tremblay
Unknown: Michel Tremblay
Director: Andy Jordan
Producer: Caroline Raphael
Hosanna: Matt Zimmerman
Carmen/Manon: Patricia Northcott
Chorus: France Berger

: Enquire Within

We all have queries, quibbles and quandaries that we mean to resolve, but which always he unanswered at the back of our minds. Let Dilly Barlow , with her specialist experts and the help of the BBC Reference
Library, sort out the answers in the last programme in the present series.
Questions, on postcards only, please, to-EnauireWithin,
BBC,Landon W1A 4WW


Unknown: Dilly Barlow

: You and Yours

Reports on topical issues and how they could affect you and your family
Presented by John Howard


Presented By: John Howard

: Some Mother's Son

by JOHN FLETCHER (4) Stereo


Unknown: John Fletcher

: The World at One: News

Presented by Sir Robin Day with news and topics in and behind the headlines


Presented By: Sir Robin Day

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: Mrs Lather 's Laundry by ALLAN AHLBERG (R)
2.5 Looking at Nature Outside the Body timmy MALLETT tests your senses with his 'eye eye' and 'ear ear' projects. Stereo (R) (e)
2.20 Listening and Reading 2: Lion at School by PHILIPPA PEARCE Read by JOHN HOLUS (e)
2.30 Pictures in Your Mind (Poetry) Big Bad Wolfby MARY HAYDON (R)(e)
2.40 Real World A short course on problem-solving and decision-making, linked to BTEC's Common Skills and Core Themes.
2: Early Days (Interpersonal Relations - Coping with People) Presented by GRAHAM TAYAR Drama by PETER KING Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON (e)


Unknown: Mrs Lather
Unknown: Allan Ahlberg
Read By: John Holus
Unknown: Mary Haydon
Presented By: Graham Tayar
Unknown: Peter King
Directed By: David Johnston

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week:
Kate Mortimer, Policy Director of the Securities Investment Board
Serial: The Beiderbecke Affair (3)

: The Afternoon Play: Sandra and the Seagulls

Sandra's possessive dad tries to keep her working in his cafe on the Yorkshire moors. But her musician boyfriend wants Sandra to leave with him, and composes a song to convince her that she must get away....
Guitar music played by PETE SAYERS
Music composed by PETER KAVANAGH
Directed by PETER KAVANAGH Stereo
(Brian Glover is in 'La Cage Aux Folles' at the London Palladium)


Played By: Pete Sayers
Composed By: Peter Kavanagh
Directed By: Peter Kavanagh
Mr Harker: Brian Glover
Sandra Harker: Lesley Sharp
Gavin Mason: Howard Ward
First hiker: David Goodland
Second hiker: Jonathan Tafler
Coroner: Manning Wilson

: Time for Verse

Alexis Lykiard continues his series of seven programmes of dreams and nightmares.
2: Encounters and Disturbances Readers GORDON REID and CHRISTOPHER SCOTT Producer ALEC REID BBCBristoL Stereo


Readers: Gordon Reid
Readers: Christopher Scott
Producer: Alec Reid

: News

: File on 4

: Kaleidoscope Extra

Baltic Beat
With the music of the Estonian emigre Arvo Part assuming cult status in Western Europe,
Tony Palmer investigates the contemporary music scene in the Baltic republics of the USSR. Frequently overshadowed by their Slav neighbours, Estonia. Latvia and Lithuania share a rich tradition which is hardly known abroad.


Unknown: Tony Palmer
Producer: Simon Broughton

: PM

Presented by Robert Williams and Susannah Simons continued on VHF/FM5.50-5.55pm


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: Eugene Fraser

: The Milligan Papers

by JOHN ANTROBUS starring Spike Milligan
John Bluthal , Chris Langham and John Antrobus
1: The Incredible Case of the Vanishing Flying Scotsman
Has the Flying Scotsman been pilfered? Is Catford a duck? Is Crewe a parrot? Answers upside down below on a postcard please. Music from
Announcements by EUGENE FRASER Producer PAUL SPENCER. Stereo
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 12.27pm)
• FEATURE: page 16


Unknown: John Antrobus
Unknown: Spike Milligan
Unknown: John Bluthal
Unknown: Chris Langham
Unknown: John Antrobus
Unknown: Eugene Fraser
Producer: Paul Spencer.

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm)

: Face the Facts

John Waite and his team investigate another case from their postbag of complaints about activities you consider to be against the public interest. If you have any information about apparent major abuses, injustices or fraud, write to: Face the Facts. BBC. London WIA 4WW
Production team


Unknown: John Waite
Unknown: Sharon Banoff
Unknown: Graham Ellis
Unknown: Robert Del Maestro
Unknown: Simon Westrop
Unknown: Louise Hibbins
Editor: Ken Vass

: The Cross and the Crescent

A History of the Crusades
A series of eight programmes presented by Malcolm Billings 2: After the defeat of the armies led by Peter the Hermit, it was left to the second wave of the First Crusade to push on to
Jerusalem. Having crossed the mighty Taurus mountain range, they took the fortress city of Antioch; but would they have the resources to take the Holy City itself?
Producer CHRISTOPHER STONE Series consultant


Presented By: Malcolm Billings

: The Long and Winding Road

For sale: a 4x4 turbo ABS electronic suspension, lean burn, central locking, noise-free GTi cabriolet. No rust!! No maintenance!! Excellent runner! Very low price!! Availability: not until next decade!!
Alun Lewis examines how car manufacturers intend to change the style of motoring. Join him in a test drive and find out more about tomorrow's cars today. JULIAN BROWN Motor Co


Unknown: Alun Lewis

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

A Child of Her Time by ROY KELLY Stereo

: Mixed MetaFordes

Serious, and not so serious, poetry from the pen of Nigel Forde


Producer: Victor Lewis Smith

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen presents tonight's edition, which includes interviews, and news and reviews of films, books, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.


Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Carroll Moore

: A Book at Bedtime

The Quarry (3)

: The World Tonight

Presenter Alexander MacLeod National and international news, background, analysis and comment


Presenter: Alexander MacLeod

: * am News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

Radio Geography: Our Changing World Written by GEOFFREY SHERLOCK (e) Slide resource pack available
12.30 Wuhan Presented by GEOFFREY SHERLOCK Producer DAN GARRETT and at 12.50 Shenzhen/Sha Tin Presented by NICK ROSS Producer GEOFFREY SHERLOCK


Written By: Geoffrey Sherlock
Presented By: Geoffrey Sherlock
Producer: Dan Garrett
Presented By: Nick Ross
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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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