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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 Mary's Church,
Ilmington, Warwickshire. Stereo


Unknown: Jack Hywel-Davies

: Open University

7.0 Maths Foundation Tutorial
7.20 Foreground Battles and Rearguard Action
7.40 Recycling

: News

7.10 LW Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm with David Richardson



Producer: Ann-Marie Clifford

: Sunday

with Clive Jacobs and Margaret Howard Researcher ALISON BOGLE Producer CAROLINE DONNE Editor BEVERLEY MCAINSH VHF/FM joins at 8.0am including at 8.0 News
8.10 Sunday Papers
(Broadcastat 7.10 am LW)


Unknown: Clive Jacobs
Unknown: Margaret Howard
Unknown: Researcher Alison Bogle
Producer: Caroline Donne
Editor: Beverley McAinsh

: Terry Wogan

talks, for the Week's Good
Cause, about an association of parents determined to find a cure for tuberous sclerosis, and to support families whose lives have been turned upside down by the disease. Donations to:
Tuberous Sclerosis Association, [address removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from Belmont Presbyterian Church, Belfast, conducted by THE REV DEREK DRYSDALE
Readings (rsv): Joshua 24, vv 1-5, 13-15; Matthew 11, vv 7-19
Hymns (ch 3): Glory be to God the Father (354); Summer suns are glowing (624); God of light (510); Blessed be theeverlastingGod(530) Anthem: When Mary through the garden went (Stanford) Organist and choirmaster JOHN MERCER
BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: Derek Drysdale

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Produced and directed by LIZ RIGBEY. BBC Pebble Mill


Editor: Anthony Parkin
Directed By: Liz Rigbey.

: Pick of the Week

Selected by Willie Rushton Stereo


Unknown: Willie Rushton

: It's Your World: [number removed]

7: Pik Botha ,
South Africa's Foreign Minister The last in the current series of It's Your World offers listeners from Britain and around the world the chance to put their questions directly to one of South Africa's most important political figures. Pik Botha , the republic's foreign minister, has been called the one member of his party with genuine popular appeal. A vigorous defender of South Africa's right to self-determination, he has nevertheless emerged as the leader of the most reformist wing of the Pretoria cabinet.
Sue MacGregor is in the Chair. Producers JANICE HADLOW for the Woman's Hour unit and NEIL CURRY for the BBC World Service
Lines open from 10.0am


Unknown: Pik Botha
Unknown: Pik Botha
Producers: Janice Hadlow

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

(Details on Wednesday at 10.0am)

: Award Winners

A preview of some of the award-winning BBC radio drama which can be heard on Radio 4 over the next fortnight. Stereo

: The Afternoon Play

The Gingerbread House by KEN WHITMORE
Richard's new wife believes that his young children should face the real world of missiles and starvation and terrorists and is determined to drive them out of Winnie-the-Pooh's 'Four Acre Wood'.
Directed by ALFRED BRADLEY BBC Manchester. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Ken Whitmore
Directed By: Alfred Bradley
Richard: Nigel Anthony
Cynthia: Bonnie Hurren
Harry: Judy Bennett
Kate: Bernadette Windsor

: Origins

The Gift of the Nile
In a series of six programmes Barry Cunliffe traces the development of a civilisation which flourished on the banks of the Nile - one of the greatest civilisations known to man. 3: The Book of the Dead
Producer JOHN KNIGHT. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Barry Cunliffe
Producer: John Knight.

: The Food Programme

Presented by Derek Cooper


Presented By: Derek Cooper

: Options

4.0 Dealing with Drugs Presented by PETER EVANS 2: The Pleasure Principle Most people first take drugs because they find them enjoyable. But when does casual use become chronic dependence? (e)
4.30 Education Matters With SUSAN MARLING (e)
5.0 Out in the Community Presented by TONI ARTHUR
4: Special People, Special Needs More and more mentally handicapped people are being discharged from hospitals and long-stay institutions. How can they be helped to lead a life of their own, out in the community? Stereo (e)
5.30 Get By in Arabic A six-part introduction to everyday spoken Arabic Presented by AHDAF soueif and ALIX REFAIE
2: Eating and Drinking Written by HILARY wise and SALAH EL-GHOBASHY (R) (e)


Presented By: Peter Evans
Unknown: Susan Marling
Presented By: Toni Arthur
Presented By: Ahdaf Soueif
Unknown: Alix Refaie
Written By: Hilary Wise
Unknown: Salah El-Ghobashy

: The Natural History Programme

Fergus Keeling is on the Masai Mara game reserve.


Unknown: Fergus Keeling

: News

: Tales from Araby

2: Outposts of Diplomacy
Presented by June Knox-Mawer


Presented By: June Knox-Mawer

: News



Unknown: Laurie MacMillan

: Feedback

with Christopher Dunkley


Unknown: Christopher Dunkley

: The Well

Sometimes you go down a little dark passageway and no sane European would ever venture into there....
The story of Jackie Pullinger and her work in the criminal underworld of Hong Kong's walled city.
Told by Penelope Lee with the voices of those who know.
Producer PIERS PLOWRIGHT. Stereo


Unknown: Jackie Pullinger
Told By: Penelope Lee
Producer: Piers Plowright.

: East Lynne: 1: The Broken Cross

by Mrs Henry Wood, dramatised in seven parts by Michael Bakewell
with Rosemary Leach as Mrs Henry Wood, Moir Leslie as the Lady Isabel, David Collings as Mr Carlyle, Anthony Edridge as Francis Levison, Maxine Audley as Miss Cornelia and Julie Berry as Barbara Hare.
Lord Mount Severn's country seat, East Lynne, would seem to speak most eloquently of its owner's wealth and power, but it is a hollow facade. The noble lord is penniless and therein lie the seeds of the tragedy that is to be the lot of his only child, the Lady Isabel.
Stereo ()
HEAR THIS! page 25


Author: Mrs Henry Wood
Dramatised by: Michael Bakewell
Piano: Martin Goldstein
Director: David Johnston
Mrs Henry Wood: Rosemary Leach
The Lady Isabel: Moir Leslie
Mr Carlyle: David Collings
Francis Levison: Anthony Edridge
Miss Cornelia: Maxine Audley
Barbara Hare: Julie Berry
Lord Mount Severn: Alan Dudley
Richard Hare: Kim Wall
Justice Hare: Brian Hewlett
Mrs Hare: Joan Matheson
Emma Vane: Margaret Ward
Mrs Levison: Sheila Grant
Charles: Stephen Hattersley
Andrew: Andrew Branch
Dill: Tim Reynolds
Wainwright: Paul Gregory

: Bookshelf

Presented by Susan Hill


Presented By: Susan Hill

: A Word in Edgeways

Hunter Davies ,
Dr Eric Midwinter and Daniel Topolski in conversation with Brian Redhead
Producer MAGGIE REDFERN BBC Manchester


Unknown: Hunter Davies
Unknown: Dr Eric Midwinter
Unknown: Daniel Topolski
Unknown: Brian Redhead
Producer: Maggie Redfern

: George Gershwin

A survey in five parts by Alistair Cooke 1: Beginning


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The Yankee Seeress and the Stratford Booby

A portrait of Delia Bacon
(1811-59) who, 130 years ago, declared Shakespeare a fake. Compiled by ROBERT GIROUX with and Producer PIERS PLOWRIGHT (R)


Unknown: Delia Bacon
Unknown: Robert Giroux
Producer: Piers Plowright
Delia Bacon: Anna Massey
Thomas Carlyle: Stephen Thorne
Nathaniel Hawthorne: Brian Hewlett
Eliza Farrar: Margaret Ward
The Rev Granville: Tim Reynolds
The Rev Dr Leonard Bacon/ Voice of Punch: Michael Tudor Barnes

: News

: The Sunday Feature

Charles Dickens Commits
Murder by RAYMUND FITZSTMONS with It is 1869. Dickens has returned to his house at Gad's Hill for the weekend. A sick man, he is working his way through a farewell reading tour of Britain. His face is lined with pain and he drags one foot. Yet he has chosen to add to his repertoire the murder of Nancy by Bill
Sikes from Oliver Twist. He sits alone in his study rehearsing this most demanding of all his readings.
Music arranged and performed by GEORGE DEACON
Producer JOHN KNIGHT. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Raymund Fitzstmons
Unknown: George Deacon
Unknown: Isobel Deacon
Producer: John Knight.
Charles Dickens: Joss Ackland

: Seeds of Faith

The Retreat Experience
Sue Talbot gathers reactions from people of different religious traditions about the place of silence and solitude in their spiritual development. 1: Christianity
Producer HUGH FAUPLE BBC Manchester. Stereo


Producer: Hugh Fauple

: Actuality

I Love and Forgive You Prisoners at Grendon Psychiatric Prison in Buckinghamshire relive some painful moments in their lives under the guidance of therapist Jinnie Jeffries.
Reporter Helen Boaden Producer PETER EVERETT BBC Manchester (R)


Unknown: Jinnie Jeffries.
Reporter: Helen Boaden
Producer: Peter Everett

: * 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.

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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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