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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day


: Today

Presented by John Humphrys and Brian Redhead
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by SIMON VANCE
7.25*, 8.25* Sport with CHARLES COL VILE
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presented By: John Humphrys
Presented By: Brian Redhead
Read By: Simon Vance

: Family Matters

Part 8

: News

: In the Psychiatrist's Chair

Dr Anthony Clare 's subject is the cricketer Geoffrey Boycott former captain of Yorkshire and England, much disliked by some and idolised by others. Researcher RONNI DAVIS Producer MICHAEL EMBER
(Re-broadcast next Saturday)


Unknown: Dr Anthony Clare
Unknown: Geoffrey Boycott
Unknown: Ronni Davis
Producer: Michael Ember

: More Penge Papers

Written and read in five parts by Brian Wright
1: Common Ground
,Civil war has come to Penge.
As an unwaged househusband and Pengeologist, I watch dog-owners and joggers go out to do battle daily.'
The humour dry as a bone and fiery setence a ready-made quote. Not to be missedSUNDAY TIMES Producer MATTHEW WALTERS (First broadcast on Radio 3)


Unknown: Brian Wright
Producer: Matthew Walters

: A Small Country Living

Jeanine McMuUen with up-to-date news and information essential to those who make their living in the countryside. What's On offers a guide to shows exhibitions and courses around the country.
Producer MARY PRICE.BBC Bristol
Freeinformationsheetavailable from 30 August. Send sae (9 ½ x 6 1/2) to:
[address removed]


Unknown: Jeanine McMuuen

: Morning Story

The Phantom Rickshaw bV RUDYARD KIPLING
Read by Hugh Dickson Producer MITCH RAPER


Read By: Hugh Dickson
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Daily Service

NEM, p38; 'Tis good, Lord, to be here (AMNS 318); Te Deum laudamus: 9-15; Luke 9, vv 28-36; Angel voices (AMNS 163) Stereo

: The Wednesday Feature

Up, You Mighty Race
Marcus Garvey , some say, is one of the greatest men to have lived this century. His philosophy of racial dignity, self-reliance and nationhood inspired many of the important mass movements in the USA, the Caribbean and Africa - movements that have shaped the course of history.
In the centenary of his birth,
Ferdi Dennis tells the story of an almost forgotten hero. Readings by CHRIS TAJAH
Producer MARINA SALANDY BROWN (Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Unknown: Marcus Garvey
Unknown: Ferdi Dennis
Unknown: Chris Tajah
Producer: Marina Salandy Brown

: Taking Stock

Five forays beyond the farm gate, in which Phil Smith catches a whiff of the everyday dramas of agricultural life - at livestock level.
1: It's a Pig's Life
Compiled by PHIL SMITH Producer LIZ JENSEN BBC Pebble Mill
0 HEAR THIS! page 17


Unknown: Phil Smith
Unknown: Phil Smith
Producer: Liz Jensen

: You and Yours

tackles your problems and explains how events and issues of the day will affect you and your family.
Presented by John Buckley


Presented By: John Buckley

: Film Star

Alexander Walker recalls the screen careers of the cinema's brightest stars.
4: Shirley Temple
The star of Dimples, Bright Eyes and Rebecca of Sunnybrook
Farm made her movie debut at the age of 4 and won a special Oscar three years later, but Shirley Temple was more than a child phenomenon. As Wall
Street crashed, she was seen as an antidote to the Depression and treated like a godsend: from 1935 to 1938 she was the country's most popular film star - and the seventh highest-paid person in the United States. Producer WENDY CLAY


Unknown: Alexander Walker
Unknown: Shirley Temple
Producer: Wendy Clay

: The World at One: News

Presented by Gordon Clough with news and topics in and behind the headlines


Presented By: Gordon Clough

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

FLOELLA BENJAMIN reads Anansi and the Mango Tree Stereo (R)

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week:
Michael Broadbent , a Master of Wine, Christie's auctioneer and one of the world's leading authorities on fine wine.
Serial: Travels with Charley (3)


Unknown: Michael Broadbent

: The Afternoon Play

The Unquiet Heart
The second in a series of three very private stories.... News of the World by DAVID MORGAN
1965: Every week 10-year-old Max is packed off to Sunday school with a shilling for the collection plate. But Max spends his shilling on a Mars bar and the News of the World, finds a park bench and begins to unravel life's mysteries by himself. and the children of HURST HEAD


Unknown: David Morgan
Unknown: Hurst Head
Unknown: Junior School
Unknown: Cheadle Hulme
Directed By: Robert Cooper
Max: Steven Rendall
Dad: Rob Whelan
Mum: Pam Ferris
Sally: Jane Hazlegrove
Miss Hope: Joan Campion
Headmistress: Rosalind Knight
Mrs FOX: Daphne Oxenford
Presenter: Randal Herley

: Time for Verse

Poets Laureate
Ten programmes about some famous and some forgotten holders of the office, compiled and presented by Sean Street 9: Alfred Tennyson (1809-92) Readers MARTIN JARVIS
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBC Bristol. Stereo


Presented By: Sean Street
Readers: Alfred Tennyson
Readers: Martin Jarvis
Readers: Adrian Cairns
Producer: Margaret Bradley

: News

: Workforce

: Kaleidoscope Extra

A Powerhouse of Pianists
British pianists have hit the headlines in recent years with success at international piano competitions, and this year's Proms include no fewer than 12 outstanding talents. Is Britain enjoying a pianistic renaissance?
Jeremy Siepmann talks to
Howard Shelley, Kathryn Stott and David Owen Norris.


Talks: Jeremy Siepmann
Unknown: Kathryn Stott
Unknown: David Owen Norris.
Producer: Edwina Wolstencroft

: PM

Presented by Valerie Singleton and Robert Williams continued on VHFjFM 5.50-5.55


Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Presented By: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

Half an hour of reports from the BBC correspondents around the world including Financial Report


Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: Unnatural Acts

starring and
Clubland Paul decides it's time for everyone to spend an evening in Guppies.... the club where the Nouveau Fiche come to sea and be sean. But soon, things start to go crazily wrong ... ! Stereo (R)
(Fifth programme next Monday)


Unknown: Clubland Paul
Jeremy: Jeremy Hardy
Kit: Kit Hollerbach
Paul: Paul B Davies
Caroline: Caroline Leddy

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm)

: Curtain Call

I get mistaken for Sheila Hancock quite a lot!
Actress Sian Phillips talks to Martyn Williams about her career, her marriages - and the time she was barred from the Brownies!
(First broadcast on Radio Wales)


Unknown: Sheila Hancock
Talks: Sian Phillips
Unknown: Martyn Williams
Producer: Herbert Williams

: Music by the Sea

In the first of eight programmes, Fritz Spiegl describes some of the musical delights offered to holidaymakers in English resorts, not forgetting pump-rooms and spas.
Producer RAY ABBOTT. Stereo
0 WODDIS ON: page 73


Unknown: Fritz Spiegl
Producer: Ray Abbott.

: Bound Up with Books

(Details tomorrow at 11. Oam)

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Shining ... Shining ... by DAVID ASHTON

: Alas! The Love of Women

The ten-part story of Lord
Byron's tempestuous romances in the years 1812-16, as told in the poet's own letters of the time. With
9: The Treaclemoon is Over Selected and introduced by Brian Gear


Producer: Margaret Bradley
Lord Byron: Robert Powell

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen presents tonight's edition, which includes interviews, and news and reviews of films, books, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.


Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Rachel Yorke

: A Book at Bedtime

A Classical Education
3: Gestures and Genuflections

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod

: Literary Walks

Tom Sharpe joins
Christopher Somerville on a saunter around Cambridge, the setting for two of his novels: Porterhouse Blue and Wilt. Readings by HYWEL BENNETT Producer JUDE HOWELLS (R)


Unknown: Tom Sharpe

: Open University

11.30 Modern Art: Vorticism
11.50 Science: Metabolic Pathways

: 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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