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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Producers TIM FINNEY and REBECCA pow


Producers: Tim Finney

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: David Cohen.

: Today

Presented by Brian Redhead and Peter Hobday
6 30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary 6 45* Business News
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by CHARLOTTE GREEN 7 20* Your Letters
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presented By: Brian Redhead
Presented By: Peter Hobday
Read By: Charlotte Green
Unknown: Garry Richardson

: Nicely Nurdled, Sir!

2: There 's Music in the Names I Used to Know

: News

: Call Nick Ross: [number removed]

Your chance to make your points to Nick and his guests. Producer NICK UTECHIN Lines open from 8.0am

: Morning Story

The Arm- Wrestling Champion by KATE GRIFFIN
Read by Jane Hazelgrove Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Unknown: Kate Griffin
Read By: Jane Hazelgrove
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 5;
Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us (BBC HB 307); Psalm 114;
Exodus 15, w 21-27; God moves in a mysterious way (BBC HB 8) Stereo

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Johnny Mangano and His Astonishing Dogs by MICHEL TREMBLAY
Johnny and Carlotta are stuck in a tacky night club act with performing dogs. Carlotta doesn't want to grow old in her sequined costume. But Johnny knows he can't do anything else and Kiki, the lead dog, will only obey Carlotta.
Directed by PETER king . Stereo


Unknown: Johnny Mangano
Unknown: Michel Tremblay
Directed By: Peter King
Johnny: Derek Newark
Carlotta: Elizabeth Bell
Stage manager: Paul Gregory

: The Living World

Tales from the Nest Chamber
They can bite. sting, spray acid and explode to defend themselves. In Africa they march in their millions, in South America their biting jaws are used to suture wounds, while in Britain, on one evening in the year, countless males and females take to the wing for a national mating flight.
Peter France discovers a few things you won't know about ants and the highly sophisticated societies that are the key to their success.
Producer TIM HAINES. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Peter France
Producer: Tim Haines.

: You and Yours

Presented by Susan Rae


Presented By: Susan Rae

: Brain of Britain 1987

Chairman Robert Robinson Fourth Semi-Final:
Highest-scoring Runners-Up George Manchester (teacher) Philip McDonald (teacher)
Christine Dacey (unemployed) Alan Lear (freelance writer) Questions set by IAN GILLIES
Programme devised by JOHN P. WYNN Producer RICHARD EDlS. Stereo


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Philip McDonald
Unknown: Christine Dacey
Unknown: Alan Lear
Unknown: Ian Gillies
Unknown: John P. Wynn
Producer: Richard Edls.

: The World at One: News

Presented by Nick Worrall


Presented By: Nick Worrall

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

MICHAEL ROSEN reads Mums and Dads. Stereo


Unknown: Michael Rosen

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week:
Gaye Armitage - better known as G Armitage , the leading woman National Hunt jockey
Serial: Travels with Charley (7)


Unknown: Gaye Armitage
Unknown: G Armitage

: The Afternoon Play

The British Abroad
The last in the present series In a Dry Place
Paul has secured a travel grant to visit Brazil. His intention is to write a new hit play about the drought-struck peasants. But at the irrigation scheme he gets drawn into a strange world of seduction, murder and plot!
Directed by JEREMY MORTIMER Stereo (R)


Comedy By: John Antrobus
Directed By: Jeremy Mortimer
Paul Looney: Oliver Cotton
Colonel Jeffry: Richard Vernon
Lars Olson: And David March
Neal: Robln Summers
Suzanne: Avrll Clark
Beany: Christopher Scott
Lydia: Jane Leonard
Porter/Waiter: Bruce Taylor

: News

: A Good Night Out

Memories of the 1920s and 30s. 2: Dancing with My Shadow Producer PETER HOARE. Stereo


Producer: Peter Hoare.

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

Presented by Robert Williams and Valerie Singleton continuedon VHFIFM 5.50-5.55


Presented By: Robert Williams
Presented By: Valerie Singleton

: The Six O'Clock News

With SIMON VANCE including Financial Report

: Screenplay

lain Johnstone hosts the film quiz that puts 'stars in your ears'. In the auditorium this week are
Peter Noble , Marianne Stone
Dick Vosburgh and Sylvia Syms Written and researched by JEREMY PASCALLand PHILSWERN Producer ANDY AUFFE. Stereo


Unknown: Peter Noble
Unknown: Marianne Stone
Unknown: Dick Vosburgh
Unknown: Sylvia Syms
Unknown: Jeremy Pascalland
Producer: Andy Auffe.

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrowat 1.40pm)

: Ruthless Adventure

The Lives of L. Ron Hubbard brilliant Whether seen innovator or manipulative charlatan, Hubbard achieved extraordinary things.
Best-selling science-fiction writer, experimental scientist, inventor of the psychotherapy Dianetics and founder of a world-wide business empire based on his Church of Scientology, he was successively celebrity, fugitive and eventually a recluse.
Who was this man? Was he a true believer in his own ideas, or did he invent worlds from his imagination to make his followers pay for new revelations? And what was his relationship with his country's intelligence service?
Margaret Percy has talked to his friends and enemies, SF writers, psychiatrists, and some who knew him as a young man. Producer GRAHAM TAYAR
0 HEAR THIS! page 13


Unknown: L. Ron Hubbard
Unknown: Margaret Percy

: A Tradition of Sympathy

Five programmes eavesdropping on the wards of London's Middlesex Hospital. 4: Not Like Mills and Boon 'If you're going along the medical hierachy, nurses are somewhere lower than the low.' 'As a physiotherapist, if I go to a party, all the men instantly have groin strain or back pain.' Nurses and physiotherapists care intimately for patients on a one-to-one basis, yet both feel their contribution does not always get the respect it deserves.
Producer ALISON RICHARDS. Stereo


Producer: Alison Richards.

: Shakespeare on His Lips

Charles Laughton in the Theatre An investigation by Simon Callow


Unknown: Charles Laughton
Unknown: Simon Callow
Unknown: With Fabia Drake.
Unknown: Albert Finney

: In Touch

News. views and information for people with a visual handicap Presented by Peter White Producer SUSAN DENNY
Listeners can phone with enquiries and comments relating to the programme on [number removed]Lines open from 8.30 to 10. 15pm Free quarterly bulletin from:
[address removed](Sendfour saes, 81 x 12, for year's supply)


Presented By: Peter White
Producer: Susan Denny

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Paul Vaughan Producer MIKE GREENWOOD


Presented By: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Mike Greenwood

: A Book at Bedtime

A Classical Education 7: February 1936

: The World Tonight

Presented by Alexander MacLeod


Presented By: Alexander MacLeod

: A Woman's Touch

Mitsuko Uchida plays music by Mozart. Records


Unknown: Mitsuko Uchida

: Open University

11.30 Open Forum: University Magazine
11.50 Who Will Care for Me While I'm Dying?

: News

followed by an interlude

About this project

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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