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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

Producer DAVID BELUNGER BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo

: Morning Has Broken

with Jack Hywel-Davies including Bells on Sunday from St Peter and St Paul,
Ringwood. Hampshire. Stereo


Unknown: Jack Hywel-Davies
Unknown: St Peter

: Open University

7.0 Maths Foundation Tutorial
7.20 What is Place?
7 40 Cancer Research: Which Way?

: News

7.10 LW Sunday Papers

: Waterlines

Come and test the water with Cliff Michelmore and discover some events and sporting activities taking place in, on or under the water. Dilly Barlow keeps you up to date with all the latest news of the water world. Producer CAROLINE ELLIOT


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Dilly Barlow
Producer: Caroline Elliot

: Sunday

with Margaret Howard and Ted Harrison
Researcher AMANDA HANCOX Producer ANDREW GREEN Editor DAVID COOMES VHFjFM joins at 8.0am including at 8.0 News
8.10 Sunday Papers


Unknown: Margaret Howard
Unknown: Ted Harrison
Unknown: Researcher Amanda Hancox
Editor: David Coomes

: James Bolam

talks, for the Week's Good Cause, about the suffering of some horses and ponies, and an association which rescues and cares for them.
Donations to: Horses and Ponies
Protection Association, [address removed]

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from Chapel Street United
Reformed Church, Sidmouth conducted by THE REV JESSIE HALFPENNY
Hymns (Congregational Praise); Praise the Lord, his glories show (20); Beloved, let us love (539); Head of the church, our risen Lord (247); Thank thee, Lord, for life (421)
Introit: Father, we praise thee, now the night is over (588)
Readings CGNB): Mark 12, vv 28-34; I Corinthians 12, vv 27 to 13, 1-13 BBCBristol

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Producer LIZ RIGBEY. BBC Pebble Mill


Editor: Anthony Parkin
Directed By: Peter Windows
Producer: Liz Rigbey.

: News Stand

Linda Christmas explores the wealth of reporting and opinion to be found in Britain's periodicals.


Producer: Sam Collyns

: Pick of the Week

Selected by Ken Livingstone Stereo (Revised re-broadcast of last Friday 's programme)


Unknown: Ken Livingstone

: Desert Island Discs

The castaway this week is Kenneth Williams, who, for 40 years, has occupied a unique place on stage, screen and radio. In conversation with Michael Parkinson. he recalls his long career which has ranged from working on radio classics like Hancock's Half Hour and Round the Horne to being a regular member of the cast in the Carry On films.
He chooses the eight records he would take to the mythical island.
Programme created by Roy Plomley
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 9.50am)


Guest: Kenneth Williams
Presenter: Michael Parkinson
Producer: Ray Abbott

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by John Sergeant Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: John Sergeant
Editor: Derek Lewis

: A Small Country Living

(Details on Wednesday at 10. 0am)

: The Afternoon Play: Never Been Kissed in the Same Place Twice: 3: East Side, West Side, All Around the Town

by Allan Prior
A love story in six episodes set against the background of the music hall
Harry Viner,'The Kosher King of Komedy', and Clara Abbott, the daughter of a northern theatre owner, have run away to London. With little prospect of work, Harry has visited Poverty Corner. Then, just as their careers seem about to take off, Clara announces that she is expecting a child.


Writer: Allan Prior
Music arranger: David Timson
Director: Gerry Jones
Harry Viner: David Suchet
Clara Abbott: Karen Archer
John Hyatt: Davld Timson
Mrs Harrington: Margot Boyd
Mr Morris: John Bennett
Mr Weaver: Geoffrey Matthews
Max Rober: David Healy
Mr Richter: John Rowe
Marie Lloyd: Frances Jeater
Dr Mackenzie: Crawford Logan
Stage manager: Crawford Logan
Clancey: David Gooderson
Colin: Stuart Organ

: Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa. Rising
19,340 feet above the plains of Tanzania, it presents a formidable challenge for climbers. Yet you need not be a professional to tackle it.
Last year 8,000 people attempted the ascent - among them Cindy Selby. She reports on the climb and on the extraordinary phenomenon of Kilimanjaro itself.


Unknown: Cindy Selby.
Producer: Sally Thompson

: Enterprise

Marjorie Lofthouse visits the second of the small businesses featured in the 1987 Enterprise series.
California Cake and Cookie Ltd American Debra Turkington set up her small bakery business while on a Manpower Services scheme at Glasgow University. Now she employs 29 workers and has a turnover approaching half a million pounds. Producer JULIA PARKER BBC Pebble Mill
(Re-broadcast Thursday 11.30pm LW)


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse
Unknown: Debra Turkington
Producer: Julia Parker

: Options

4.0 Crime and Punishment Six programmes about the use of prison, penal policy and the criminal justice process 2: Living In Limbo A look at the problems of prison life and the prisoners' daily routine from their point of view. Reporter HUGH PRYSOR-JONES Consultant ANDREW RUTHERFORD (R)(e) For a free booklet accompanying the series send a large sae to: [address removed]
4.30 On Course In the third of seven programmes CORINNE JULIUS and ANNA PERRY explore the fast-developing world of education and training for mature people - and talk to students and tutors about the realities of 'going back to school'. (e)
lNFO:page 75
5.0 Employment Counselling The last of four programmes in Which MICHAEL BRETHERTON counsels those in and out of work and discusses the problems both sides encounter. Winding Down 'I'm having to battle now with everyday bills.' Producers DANIEL SNOWMAN and FIONA GOODALL (R) (e) For free booklet please write to: [address removed]
5.30 Not So Long Ago Eight programmes about world history since 1945 presented, with the help of archive recordings, by GEOFFREY STERN. 2: Korea (First broadcast on BBC World Service) (e) For text of all eight programmes send £5.50 (payable to 'BBC') to: [address removed]


Unknown: Corinne Julius
Unknown: Anna Perry
Unknown: Michael Bretherton
Unknown: Fiona Goodall
Unknown: Geoffrey Stern

: The Natural History Programme

Fergus Keeling scans the world of wildlife and finds some good news about warblers and sand martins.


Unknown: Fergus Keeling

: Take a Place Like....

(Details tomorrow at 11.0am)

: Anything You Can Do

Arthur Martin explains how he copes with being an Avon lady. Producer MARJORIE LOFTHOUSE BBC Pebble Mill (R)


Unknown: Arthur Martin
Producer: Marjorie Lofthouse

: News



Unknown: Laurie MacMillan

: A Sideways Look At....

by Anthony Smith
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 9.45am)


Unknown: Anthony Smith

: East Lynne

by MRS HENRY WOOD 7: Until Eternity
Stereo (Details on Friday at 3.0pm)


Unknown: Mrs Henry Wood

: A Good Read

Brian Gear with Mat Coward and Jane Ellison


Unknown: Jane Ellison

: A Word in Edgeways

David Benedictus Dipak Nandy and Aubrey Singer in conversation with Brian Redhead
Producer MAGGIE REDFERN BBC Manchester


Unknown: David Benedictus
Unknown: Dipak Nandy
Unknown: Aubrey Singer
Unknown: Brian Redhead
Producer: Maggie Redfern

: A Lexicon of Laughter

Richard Anthony Baker probes the pranks of those who practice persiflage - among them JIMMY DURANTE
Producer ALAN OWEN. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Richard Anthony Baker
Unknown: Jimmy Durante
Unknown: Woody Allen
Unknown: Hermione Gingold
Producer: Alan Owen.

: Law in Action

Presented by John Eidinow


Presented By: John Eidinow

: News

: Victoria

A series of seven programmes with 6:Jubilee
Compiled and written by RICHARD MULLEN and JAMES MUNSON Narrator Robert Powell with SANDRA CLARK ,


Written By: Richard Mullen
Written By: James Munson
Unknown: Sandra Clark
Unknown: Donald Douglas
Unknown: Pauline Letts
Unknown: Shaun Prendergast
Queen Victoria: Anna Massey

: Seeds of Faith

Listening to God
The writer and counsellor
Joyce Huggett concludes her look at ways people hear God speak.
3: The Bible - the Touchstone of Listening Prayer
'This is my Son, whom I love.... Listen to him!'


Unknown: Joyce Huggett
Reader: Michael Tudor Barnes
Producer: Philip Billson.

: Ghost Story: Laura

by Robert Aickman
Joss Ackland presents a haunting love story. (R)


Author: Robert Aickman
Reader: Joss Ackland
Abridged by/Producer: Richard Dunn

: Hermione

A tribute to Hermione Gingold who died in May compiled by ALAN HAYDOCK 4: More About Revue
In this series of six programmes one of the great entertainers of our time talks about herself. (R)

: *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.

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