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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

Producer DAVID BELLINGER BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo


Producer: David Bellinger

: Morning Has Broken

with Jack Hywel-Davies including Bells on Sunday from St Michael's, Barton Turf. Norfolk


Unknown: Jack Hywel-Davies

: Open University

7.0 The Teachers' Dispute
7.20 17th-century Popular Art
7.40 Lord Briggs on History

: News

7.10LWSunday Papers

: The Local Network

Presenters Neil Walker and David Clayton link up with BBC Local Radio stations.
Store Wars -Are You Being Served?
How is shopping changing around Britain?


Unknown: David Clayton

: Sunday

with Clive Jacobs and Rosemary Hartill Producers DAVID COOMES and EDWARD LUCAS including at 8.0 News
8.10 Sunday Papers


Unknown: Clive Jacobs
Unknown: Rosemary Hartill
Unknown: Edward Lucas

: John Humphrys

talks, for the Week's Good
Cause, about successful work being undertaken to provide a range of accommodation helping young people move on from their first crisis of homelessness to secure long-term accommodation; and about the developments of associated work concerning homeless young people.
Donations to: Centrepoint Soho, [address removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from Highfield URC, Birkenhead
The service is led by the minister, THE REV COUN RICHARDS with the Highfield Worship Group. The preacher is the Moderator of the Mersey Province of the United Reformed Church,
Readings (GNB): Zephania 3, w 14-20; James 5, vv 14-16a; Mark 1, w 32-34 and 2, vv 1-12
Hymns: Praise to the Lord, the Almighty (Congregational
Praise 45); Through the night of doubt and sorrow (cp 504); We give God thanks (HFTC 318); There's a spirit in the air (NCP 98)
Organist PAT WOOD BBC Manchester

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Directed and produced by LIZ RIGBEY BBC Pebble Mill


Editor: Anthony Parkin
Produced By: Liz Rigbey

: Pick of the Week

Presented by Stephen Fry Stereo


Presented By: Stephen Fry

: Desert Island Discs

Ken Russell chooses the eight records he would take to the mythical island.
Stereo (Details on Friday at 9.5am) * HEAR THIS! page 17


Unknown: Ken Russell

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

from the University of Liverpool Amateur Gardening Society and the Friends of Ness Gardens
(Detailson Wednesday at 10.0 am)

: The Afternoon Play

Arthur's Angel by KEN BLAKESON with Patricia Hayes Brian Glover and Jon Strickland
In all his years in psychiatric care, Arthur has spoken to no one. Now another patient, Nelly Fothergill , arrives on the scene. Soon she is reviving his interest in life, announcing their engagement and telling the authorities she wants to set up home with him.
Directed by MARTIN JENKINS Stereo (R)


Unknown: Ken Blakeson
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Unknown: Brian Glover
Unknown: Jon Strickland
Unknown: Nelly Fothergill
Directed By: Martin Jenkins
Bill Peacock: Jon Strickland
Geoff Mannaway: Brett Usher
Alison Whitely: Maggie McCarthy
Jim Blackmore: Brian Glover
Nelly Fothergill: Patricia Hayes
Arthur Watson: Brian Haines
Ann Owram: Helena Breck
Raschid: Colin Starkey
Landlady/Elsie ,: Carole Boyd

: Heritage

The last of six programmes in which Kenneth Hudson looks at the way history is viewed. Dr Jenner of Berkeley
Until the end of the 18th century people were more terrified of smallpox than any other disease. Those who contracted it suffered dreadfully before they died. Those who survived bore its marks for the rest of their lives. Wealth and privilege were no protection against hideous disfigurement.
This is the story of a country doctor who began the slow process of its eradication. Readers SEAN BARRETT


Unknown: Kenneth Hudson
Readers: Sean Barrett
Readers: Alan Dudley
Producer: John Knight.

: Options

4.0 The Future of Work Four talks by PROFESSOR CHARLES HANDY
2: The Changing Shape of Work New kinds of organisation and work contract, new concepts of the scope of working life, may enable us to shift away from a failing system of employment. But is it likely? (e)
4.30 Not So Long Ago Vietnam The last of eight programmes about world history since 1945 presented, with the help of archive recordings, by GEOFFREY STERN Producer DAVID ROGERS (First broadcast on BBC World Service) (e)
5.0 Deutsch Express! A 15-part second-stage German course
8: Freiburg - all an Jahren, jung im Herzen Finding out what the connection is between the smallest school in the world and a giraffe, jorg WALESCH and IRMGARD MEYER reveal all, as well as the winner of the Deutsch Express! quiz. Scnpt by WOLFGANG KEINHORST , who is in the studio for programme 10 in the series. If you have any comments or queries to put to him, please address your letters to: Deutsch Express!, BBC, London WIA 1AA (Re-broadcast next Saturday) (e) Book. £7.50; set of three cassettes, £10.95, from retailers
5.30 Buongiorno Italia! 18: Com 'era Una volta? Presented by DENISE DE ROME and ENRICO VERDECCHIA (R) (e) Book, £5.50; three cassettes, £3. 74 each; Notes for teachers, E4. 00, from retailers


Unknown: Geoffrey Stern
Producer: David Rogers
Unknown: Jorg Walesch
Unknown: Irmgard Meyer
Unknown: Wolfgang Keinhorst
Presented By: Denise de Rome
Unknown: Enrico Verdecchia

: The Food Programme

Presented by Derek Cooper


Presented By: Derek Cooper

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Fergus Keeling and Lionel Kelleway


Presented By: Fergus Keeling
Presented By: Lionel Kelleway

: News

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits Mansfield. The town, surrounded by the North
Nottinghamshire Coalfield, was once the centre of Sherwood Forest and still enjoys its association with the legend of Robin Hood.
Producer JILL MARSHALL BBC Bristol
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 11.0am LW)


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Robin Hood.
Producer: Jill Marshall

: News



Unknown: Brian Perkins

: Feedback

Christopher Dunkley , of the Financial Times, airs your complaints and queries about the BBC.


Unknown: Christopher Dunkley

: Soundings

One Baptism
Last month's launch of a 'movement for the reform of infant baptism' drew attention to a growing dilemma in Britain's churches. Should the Church baptise infants on demand or is baptism a sacrament to be reserved for adult converts?
Trevor Bames reports.
Researcher AMANDA HANCOX Producer and series editor BEVERLEYMCAINSH


Unknown: Trevor Bames
Unknown: Amanda Hancox

: Martin Chuzzlewit

by CHARLES DICKENS. dramatised in ten episodes by BETTY DAVIES
and Narrator Simon Cadell 4: Hail Columbia
'I am going to America, dear Mary, with great prospects of doing well, and of returning home myself very soon to claim you for my wife: which after such trials, I should do so with no fear of your still thinking it a duty to cleave to him who will not suffer me to live, if he can help it, in my own land.'
Directed by JANE MORGAN. Stereo (Re-broadcast on Friday at 3. 0pm) (Patricia Hayes is in 'The House of Bemarda Alba at the Globe Theatre, London)


Unknown: Charles McKens.
Unknown: Betty Davies
Narrator: Simon Cadell
Unknown: Elaine Claxton
Unknown: Jennifer Piercey
Directed By: Jane Morgan.
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
as Mrs Gamp with: Patricia Hayes
as Mr Pecksniff: Christopher Benjamin
Charity: Angela Pleasence
Mercy: Susie Brann
as Anthony Chuzzlewit: Jack May
Jonas: Struan Rodger
as Martin Chuzzlewit: Valentine Pelka
Mark Tapley: Jonathan Tafler
Colonel Diver: Edward de Souza
Jefferson Brick: Kim Wall
Major Pawkins: Stephen Hattersley
Mr Bevan: Stephen Thorne
Mrs Norris: Thelma Whiteley
Mr Norris: Paul Gregory
General Fladdock: Steven Harrold
Old Chuffey: Norman Jones
DrJobling: Bernard Brown
Mr Mould: Tim Reynolds

: Bookshelf

: Musicke that Goethe with a Whele

Denys Gueroult explores the amazing variety of mechanical musical instruments.
Producer ANDREW MUSSETT. Stereo


Unknown: Denys Gueroult
Producer: Andrew Mussett.

: Proof

Stereo (Details Wednesday 12.27pm)


Unknown: Dick Francis

: Law in Action

: News

: The Sunday Feature

The Rose and the City by JENYTH WORSLEY Stereo
(Details Wednesday 11.0am LW)

: Seeds of Faith

David Brandon reflects on the meaning of suffering and ways of coming to terms with it. 3: The Eternal Now Producer HUGH FAUPEL BBC Manchester. Stereo


Unknown: David Brandon

: In Committee

Presented by Mike Baker Producer PETER ROBINS


Presented By: Mike Baker
Producer: Peter Robins

: * 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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