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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Producers TIM FINNEY


Producers: Tim Finney

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Canon Peter Berry.

: Today

Presented by Brian Redhead and Peter Hobday
6 30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With BOB FINIGAN
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by DAVID SYMONDS
7.20* Your Letters
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: Brian Redhead
Presented By: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Bob Finigan
Read By: David Symonds

: News

: Call Nick Ross: [number removed]

Your chance to get advice, information and insight into Your current concerns. Nick directs your questions and comments to the experts. Producer JENNY DANKS Lines open from 8.0am

: Morning Story

Leading Man by PAT BURCHARD Read by June Barrie
'Of course, I wouldn't marry a handsome man.... not again, not a second time. They're so boring. And conceited.'
Producer PAMELA HOWE. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Pat Burchard
Read By: June Barrie
Producer: Pamela Howe.

: The Living World

How can some birds imitate human speech and what use is this to them in the wild? The naturalists answer your wildlife questions.
Presented by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol


Presented By: Derek Jones
Producer: John Harrison

: For Schools

11.0 Time and Tune Presented by DOUGLAS COOMBES 14: Jungle Book Stereo (e)
11.20 Time to Move 14: Silent Movies Presented by MICHAEL DEEKS Script by KATE HARRISON (R) (e)
11.40 Radio Club Join Radio Club for an action-packed programme - full of information, competitions, jokes and drama for junior schools. (e)


Presented By: Douglas Coombes
Presented By: Michael Deeks
Script By: Kate Harrison

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

The Ice Bird by BRYAN OLIVER with Karen Archer as Susan and David Goodland as Bob Out in the countryside Bob and Susan are having a picnic. To passers-by it would appear a typical lovers' scene.
The truth, however, is very different and this is certainly no ordinary picnic.
Directed by GERRY JONES


Unknown: Bryan Oliver
Unknown: Karen Archer
Unknown: David Goodland
Unknown: Bob Out
Directed By: Gerry Jones

: News

: Memorial Service

Memorial for former Prime Minister Harold Macmillan, First Earl of Stockton, OM, HRH The Prince of Wales, the Prime Minister and members of the Government join Lord Stockton's family at Westminster Abbey to pay their last respects to former Prime Minister Harold Macmillan.

The Service: The Croft Sentences
The Bidding: The Very Rev Michael Mayne, Dean of Westminster
The National Anthem
Hymn: I vow to thee, my country
First Lesson: Wisdom 3, 1-9 Read by Juhan Faber
Psalm 23
Second Lesson: I Corinthians 15, vv 50-58
Read by The Rt Hon Julian Amery, MP
Anthem: Then round about the starry throne (Handel's Samson)
The Address: Lord Home of The Mrsel
Hymn: He who would valiant be
Prayers: The Rev Alan Luff, Precentor of Westminster
Abbey, and The Rt Rev Dr Eric Kemp, Bishop of Chichester
The Last Post
Prayer: The Rev Dr Anthony Harvey, Canon in Residence
Hymn: Mine eyes have seen the glory
The Blessing: The Most Rev and Rt Hon Robert Runcie, Archbishop of Canterbury
Music played by the Band of the Grenadier Guards, Director of Music Lt Col Derek Kimberly
Choir of Westminster Abbey
Organist and Master of the Choristers Simon Preston
Sub organist Harry Bicket
Commentator at Westminster Abbey Robert Hudson
VHF/FM Stereo joins at 12 noon


Read By: Juuan Faber
Read by: Alan Luff
Read by: Rt Reverend Dr Eric Kemp
Unknown: Dr Anthony Harvey
Unknown: Robert Runcie
Unknown: Lt Col Derek Kimberley
Commentator: Robert Hudson
Sub-Organist: Harry Bicket

: The World at One: News

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

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: Mrs Plug the Plumber Stereo (R)
2.5 History Long Ago The Death of the Emperor by DAVID WILLIAMS China in the 3rd Century BC Stereo (e)
2.25 Contact Birthday of Lord Krishna Story by JOHN SNELLING (e)
2.40 Listening to Music 1 (11-13) Mozart's Horn Concerto No 3, in E flat (2) Stereo (R) (e)


Unknown: Mrs Plug
Unknown: David Williams China
Story By: John Snelling

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor A Square Meal?
Do children today really need a school lunch? Sue Margolis examines the current thinking, both nutritional and political, on the provision of school meals. Serial: The Diary of a Good Neighbour (2)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor

: The Afternoon Play

Twister is the movie that will make or break the career of its
Hollywood director. He has cast an unknown actress in the lead, a perfect 'English rose'. But why did he cast her? Where's the twist...?
Directed by PATRICK RAYNER BBC Scotland. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Ronald Frame
Directed By: Patrick Rayner
Sara Peploe: Pippa Guard
Louis Mendel: Barry Morse
Lauri Bishop: Gwen Cherrell
Kravitz: Trevor Nichols
Merelle: Margaret Robertson
Bromteld: Kerry Shale
Stavros: Peter Woodthorpe

: News

: The Local Network

The first of eight programmes in . which award-winning presenters Neil Walker and David Clayton link up with BBC Local Radio stations to investigate issues of common concern around the country.
The Tourist Invasion - Wish You Weren't Here?
This week The Local Network comes from the studios of BBC Radio York. In the past the city was invaded by the Romans and the Vikings. But does today's tourist invasion pose a greater threat to ordinary life in the city? Meanwhile other areas are desperate to get a share of the action in one of our few growth industries.... tourism. Producers NEIL WALKER and GLYN JONES BBC North East
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)
0 HEAR THIS! page 16


Presenters: Neil Walker
Presenters: David Clayton
Producers: Neil Walker

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

Presented by Valerie Singleton and Robert Williams continued on VHFIFM5.50-5.55pm


Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Presented By: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

with BRIAN PERKINS including Financial Report


Unknown: Brian Perkins

: King Street Junior


: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 40 pm)

: File on 4

(Details tomorrow at 4.5pm)

: Medicine Now

(Details Thursday 10.0am LW)

: The Tuesday Feature

Norman Douglas : Looking Back
A feature by GUY MEREDITH and the participation of Sir Harold Acton Graham Greene and Sybille Bedford
The writer Norman Douglas , who died in 1952, is best remembered for his novel South Wind and several masterly travel books. His own life was richer than fiction, his love of food and drink was legendary and he was one of the great British eccentrics.


Unknown: Norman Douglas
Unknown: Guy Meredith
Unknown: Sir Harold Acton
Unknown: Graham Greene
Unknown: Norman Douglas
Norman Douglas: Timothy West
Narrator: Hugh Dickson

: In Touch

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap Presented by Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL
Listeners can phone with enquiries and comments on [number removed]Lines open from 8.30 to 10.15 pm Free quarterly bulletin from:
[address removed] (Send four saes, 8 1/2 x 12, for a year's supply)


Presented By: Peter White

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Joyce Macmillan Producer RACHEL YORKE


Presented By: Joyce MacMillan
Producer: Rachel Yorke

: A Book at Bedtime

Missing Persons
7: Raising Capital. Stereo

: The World Tonight

Presenter Alexander MacLeod


Presenter: Alexander MacLeod

: Open University

11.30 Open Forum: University Magazine
11.50 Biology, Brain and Behaviour
12.10 Music

: News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

Technology and Design
12.30 1: Pneumatics (CSA)
12.40 2: Electronic Systems (CSA)
12.50 3: Gearing and Linkages (1)
1.0 4: Gearing and Linkages (2) (CSA) Stereo (e)

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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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