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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Producers TIM FINNEY


Producers: Tim Finney

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: James Butterworth.

: Today

Presented by Peter Hobday and Brian Redhead
6.30, 7-30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With BOB FINIGAN
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by CUVE ROSUN 7 20* Your Letters
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Bob Finigan
Read By: Cuve Rosun

: 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 JOY HATWOOD Lines open from 8.0 0 am

: Morning Story

The Trouble with Kevin by MURIEL ROSS
Read by Sian Owen
'He had felt a sense of protection towards her. Now he didn't care. She deserved all she got. If she couldn't control them, why was she a teacher?'


Unknown: Muriel Ross
Read By: Sian Owen
Producer: Herbert Williams

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 89; I heard the voice of Jesus say (BBC HB 143); Psalm 16; Acts 1, vv 12-26; Jesu, lover of my soul (BBC HB 145). Stereo

: For Schools

11.0 Time and Tune Presented by DOUGLAS COOMBES 15: Jungle Book. Stereo (e)
11.20 Time to Move 15: Cartoons Presented by MICHAEL DEEKS Script by KATE HARRISON (R) (e)
11.40 Radio Club Information, competitions, jokes and drama (e)


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

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Hyacinth by BRETT USHER based on a short story by sAKi
His mother regards Hyacinth as an angel-child; his Aunt knows better. And then his father stands for Parliament at the General Election of December 1910...
Directed by GRAHAM GAULD
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 9. Opm)


Unknown: Brett Usher
Directed By: Graham Gauld
Matilda: With Rachel Gurney
Augusta: And Anna Cropper
Wilfred: Manning Wilson
Hyacinth: Ashley Clark
Jessica: Sheila Grant
Alfred: Gordon Reid
Rogers: Brett Usher
Brownlow: Davld Goudge
Olive: Elaine Claxton

: The Living World

An irregularity in the earth's magnetic field can be confusing for migrating birds but can be fatal for whales and dolphins. Jeremy Cherfas finds out why. Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT BBC Bristol
(Re-broadcast next Saturday)


Unknown: Jeremy Cherfas

: You and Yours

with Susan Rae


Unknown: Susan Rae

: My Music

A musical panel game devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J MASON
John Amis and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the Chair Steve Race
Questions compiled by STEVE RACE Producer PETE ATKIN. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Thursday at 6.30 pm)


Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: Edward J Mason
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Denis Norden
Producer: Pete Atkin.

: The World at One: News

Presented by Sir Robin Day


Presented By: Sir Robin

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: The Rain Puddle by ADELAIDE HOLL
2.5 History Long Ago The Peasants' Revolt by TONY COULT Stereo (e)
2.25 Contact The Birthday of the Buddha Story by JOHN SNELLING (e)
2.40 Listening to Music (11-13) Mendelssohn's Overture: The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) Part 1 With CHRISTOPHER SEAMAN and MARK STEVENSON Presented by ROBERT PRIZEMAN and HELEN SPEIRS. Stereo (R) (e)


Unknown: Tony Coult
Story By: John Snelling
Unknown: Christopher Seaman
Unknown: Mark Stevenson
Presented By: Robert Prizeman
Presented By: Helen Speirs.

: Woman's Hour

The Other Member of the Family: does television intrude into family life - or strengthen it?
How should children's viewing be monitored? What effect do violent programmes have? Just some of the topics
Sue MacGregor discusses with Peggy Charren , founder and President of Action for Children's Television in America, and writer, Rosalind Delmar.
Serial: The Diary of a Good Neighbour by DORIS LESSING , abridged in 12 episodes by MEG CLARKE
Read by Janet Suzman (12)
(Music: Claude Boiling's Suite for cello and jazz piano)


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Peggy Charren
Unknown: Rosalind Delmar.
Unknown: Doris Lessing
Unknown: Meg Clarke
Read By: Janet Suzman

: The Afternoon Play

Renaissance by MAURICE BROWN Alan is the press officer for an engineering company. It's 1980 and things seem all right to him as he wrestles with the press release for their new DS model. But the people out on the road can see trouble brewing.
Directed by TONY CUFF BBC Manchester. Stereo


Unknown: Maurice Brown
Directed By: Tony Cuff
Alan Woods: Malcolm Hebden
Ron James: Geoffrey Hinsliff
Jack Parsons: Robert Keegan
Wilbur Oakes: Keith Lado
Doreen: Julie Corrigan
Jean/Doris: Shirley E Jones
First lad/Gerry Robinson: Simon Bleackley
Second lad/Walter Vincent: Martin Sadofski
Third lad/Mr Jordan: Clive Lucas

: News

: The Local Network

Presenters Neil Walker and David Clayton move into Radio Norfolk territory and link up with BBC Local Radio newsrooms around Britain to investigate.... War Games - Room for Manoeuvres?
The Army is on the move!
In many parts of Britain the Ministry of Defence is buying up land to use for training. But why is extra land needed when the MoD already owns so much? How will expansion affect people who live locally, and can anyone say 'No' to the MoD?
Would Labour's defence policy create a need for even more land? Producers NEIL WALKER and GLYN JONES. BBC North East (Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Presenters: Neil Walker
Presenters: David Clayton
Producers: Neil Walker
Producers: Glyn Jones.

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

continued on V
Presented by Valerie Singleton and Robert Williams HFIFM5.50-5.55pm


Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Presented By: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

With BRYAN MARTIN including Financial Report

: King Street Junior


: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm)

: File on 4

Reporter Stuart Simon Producer VICKY WHITFIELD Editor BRIAN WALKER BBC Manchester
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.5pm)


Reporter: Stuart Simon
Producer: Vicky Whitfield
Editor: Brian Walker

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care. Producer JUUAN BROWN
(Re-broadcast on Thursday at 10.0 am LW)


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Juuan Brown

: The Tuesday Feature

Trial by System
In a Russian show trial in the Court of the Supreme Soviet, Moscow, in 1938, Nikolai Bukharin and 20 other leading Communists were charged with plotting, economic sabotage, assassination, terrorism and spying. Like all the defendants, Bukharin pleaded guilty, but he then used the trial to explain his own beliefs and challenge the philosophy of Joseph Stalin. Norman Moss recreates the atmosphere of one of the most bitter of all the purge trials.
Producer RONALD ASTLE BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo
(Re-broadcast Friday 11.0am L W)


Unknown: Nikolai Bukharin
Unknown: Joseph Stalin.
Unknown: Norman Moss
Vashasky: Bill Patterson
Bukharin: Bob Peck
Krestinsky: Edwin Richfield

: In Touch

For people with a visual handicap Presented by Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL
Listeners can phone with enquiries and comments relating to the programme on [number removed]Lines open from 8.30 to 10.15 pm


Presented By: Peter White

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Christopher Cook Producer RICHARD BANNERMAN


Presented By: Christopher Cook
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: A Book at Bedtime

Madame Bovary (7)

: The World Tonight

Presenter Michael Vestey


Presenter: Michael Vestey

: Open University

11.30 Open Forum: University Magazine
11.50 Lord Briggs on History

: * am News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

Voix de France: French VI
2: La France des affaires (2) (R) (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.

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