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: News Briefing

: Farming Today



Producers: Tim Finney

: Prayer for the Day

BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo

: Today

Presented by Peter Hobday and Chris Lowe
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With BOB FINIGAN
7.00, 8.00 Today's News Read by PAULINE BUSHNELL
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Bob Finigan
Read By: Pauline Bushnell
Unknown: Garry Richardson

: The Week on 4

with Laurie Macmillan


Unknown: Laurie MacMillan

: Earth to Earth

written and read by John Cornwell (1) abridged in nine parts by MICHAEL BOWEN
In September 1975, the bodies of two brothers and their sister were found shot dead on a remote farm in mid-Devon.
Behind the tragedy lay a grim and poignant family history. Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol


Read By: John Cornwell
Unknown: Michael Bowen

: News

: Start the Week with Russell Harty

and studio guests, indulging in some lively speculation on the week ahead.


Producers: Elaine Bedell
Producers: Ian Gardhouse.

: Money Box

Presented by Louise Botting. The programme dedicated to helping you get the most out of your money.
Mystified by your mortgage? Puzzled over pensions? Tied up in tax knots?
Money Box gets the answers from the people in the know.


Presented By: Louise Botting.

: Morning Story

Watercress by PAUL TURNER
Read by David Ashford Producer MITCH RAPER


Read By: David Ashford
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Daily Service

from St George 's Parish Church, Belfast
With The Rev Dr Bert Tosh
Morning has broken; Lift thine eyes; All creatures of our God and King with the Mossgrove Singers conducted by Olive Watson
BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: St George
Conducted By: Olive Watson

: For Schools

11.00 Music Makers Rumpelstiltskin (3) With IAN HUMPHRIS and jill shilling. Stereo (e)
11.20 Let's Move!
3: The Gingerbread Man Presented by SHEELAGH GILBEY (R)(e)
11.40 The Music Box Written and presented by SANDRA KERR with RORY MCLEOD (3) Stereo (e)
11.50 See for Yourself Fit to Fly by JEAN KENWARD. Stereo (e)


Unknown: Ian Humphris
Presented By: Sheelagh Gilbey
Presented By: Sandra Kerr
Unknown: Rory McLeod
Unknown: Jean Kenward.

: Down Your Way

From Thomas Hardy 's poem, On St Pancras Station, to the punks' latest fashion as worn at Camden Lock Market and the men who consider Arlington
House, the 300 bed hostel, very much their home, the writer
Beryl Bainbridge recalls some, and discovers other, reasons why she loves living in Camden Town.
Producer LYN HARTMAN. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Beryl Bainbridge
Producer: Lyn Hartman.

: Poetry Pleasel

Presented by Anne Stevenson Readers PETER JEFFREY and LIN SAGOVSKY
Requests to: Poetry Please! BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR


Presented By: Anne Stevenson
Presented By: Readers Peter Jeffrey
Producer: Margaret Bradley

: You and Yours

Presented by Susan Rae Editor KEN VASS
If you are concerned about health, education, housing or financial matters or, if you are the victim of incompetent or unhelpful traders or authorities, write to: You and Yours, BBC. London W1A 4WW


Presented By: Susan Rae
Editor: Ken Vass

: I'm Sorry, I Haven't a Clue

To celebrate the close of the cricket season the team play the West Indies.
Barry 'Googly' Cryer, Willie 'Stumps' Rushton, Graeme 'Whip Off His Bails' Garden,
Tim 'Oh What a Glorious Stroke' Brooke-Taylor
Bob Table
Umpire: Humphrey Lyttelton
Tea interval music: Colin Sell
Bats: Paul Spencer
(Re-broadcast Wednesday at 6.30pm)


Panellist: Barry Cryer
Panellist: Willie Rushton
Panellist: Graeme Garden
Panellist: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Chairman: Humphrey Lyttelton
Music: Colin Sell
Producer: Paul Spencer

: The World at One: News

Presented by Brian Widlake Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Brian Widlake
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner This week: Mending, Mixing and Fixing Presented by SANDRA KERR and TONY AITKEN BILL PATERSON reads Andrew McAndrew and Grandad's 's Bluebells by BERNARD MACLAVERTY Script written by LEE PRESSMAN Stereo (R)
2.05 Playtime Let's Go to the Supermarket Presented by MEGG NICOL and BEN THOMAS. Stereo (e) (Re-broadcast on Friday at
2.20 Science Scope
3: How Far Can You Grow? Stereo (R) (e)
2.40 Whirligig Unit 1: Animal Corner TERRY NUTKINS shows how to care for pets at school and at home. 3: Reptiles (e)


Presented By: Sandra Kerr
Presented By: Tony Aitken
Unknown: Bill Paterson
Unknown: Andrew McAndrew
Written By: Lee Pressman
Presented By: Megg Nicol
Unknown: Ben Thomas.

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray From Goat to Coat
Jenny Stuart , herself a goat farmer, follows the production of cashmere from goat to the finished product, with the aid of breeders, fibre processors, spinners and designers.
Serial: The Fashion in Shrouds by MARGERY ALLINGHAM abridged in 13 episodes by PAT MCLOUGHLIN
Read by Jeremy Nicholas (1) Georgina Wells , a theatrical star and member of 'the smart set' in 1930s society, attracts men like a magnet. The trouble is they have a nasty habit of ending up dead - and that well-known and well-bred amateur sleuth, Albert Campion , has another case on his hands. (Music: Poulenc's 'Aubade') Editor CLARE SELERIE-GREY


Introduced By: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Jenny Stuart
Unknown: Margery Allingham
Unknown: Pat McLoughlin
Read By: Jeremy Nicholas
Read By: Georgina Wells
Unknown: Albert Campion

: The Afternoon Play

Waxwork by PETER LOVESEY. Stereo


Unknown: Peter Lovesey.

: Kaleidoscope

Why do artists paint self-portraits? What do they uncover in the process - is it painful or enjoyable?
A new touring exhibition of self-portraits shows the work. John Spurling talks to the artists.


Talks: John Spurling

: PM

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


Presented By: Robert Williams
Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Six O'Clock News

With BRYAN MARTIN including Financial Report

: Radio Active


: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 40pm)

: Hard Fire Inside

Written and presented by Dave Sheasby
Rock climbing continues to be popular with its growing and dedicated band of practitioners, but as Dave Sheasby finds out, there is sometimes more than a clash of opinion about how it should be done and why. Producers DAVE SHEASBY and ED THOMASON. BBC North East


Presented By: Dave Sheasby
Unknown: Dave Sheasby
Producers: Dave Sheasby

: Science Now

: The Monday Play

The Tower of Constance by ELLEN DRYDEN with and Tourists now visit the Tower of Constance in the Carmargue, but in the 18th century, scores of French Protestant women were imprisoned there for their religious beliefs.
Catherine Bousset was born there. At the age of 16 she finds herself suddenly taken away from her mother and thrust into a world she never knew, disrupting both inside and outside the tower.
Directed by NED CHAILLET . Stereo (Re-broadcast next Saturday)


Unknown: Ellen Dryden
Unknown: Catherine Bousset
Directed By: Ned Chaillet
Marie Durand: Pauline Letts
Anne Bousset: Meg Davies
Catherine: Victoria Carling
Guide/Marie Claire: Elaine Claxton
Marian: Maggie McCarthy
Harriet: Victoria Carling
Pierre: Stephen Tompkinson
Laurence: Antony Howes
Jacques/Soldier: Stephen Rashbrook
Marie Beraud: Edna Doré
De Combelles: Michael Deacon
Saint-Priest: John Samson
Jeanne Auquier: Helena McCarthy
Paul: Johnathan Cullen
Thérèse: Deborah Makepeace
Robert Bousset: Simon Cuff
Suzanne Bousset: Karen Archer
Matthieu: Michael Tudor Barnes

: Able Seaman Under Sail


: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan presents tonight's edition, which includes interviews, and news and reviews of films, books, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.30pm)


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Sally Marmion
Editor: Anne Winder

: A Book at Bedtime

Plain Tales from the Hills by RUDYARD KIPUNG
Ten stories of India during the time of the British Raj Read by Garard Green 1: Moti Guj - Mutineer Producer GRAHAM GAULD


Read By: Garard Green

: The World Tonight

Presented by David Sells
National and international news, background, analysis and comment


Presented By: David Sells

: Notes from Abroad

A musical sketch of Romania Stereo records

: *am News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-Time Broadcasting

History: GCSE Assignments
12.30 Who Burned the Reichstag? by MIKE WALKER and at 12.50 The Hiroshima Bomb: Why Was It Dropped? Producer ELIZABETH CLEAVER Stereo (e)


Unknown: Mike Walker
Producer: Elizabeth Cleaver

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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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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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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