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: News Briefing

: Farming Today


: Prayer for the Day


: Today

Presented by Peter Hobday and Sue MacGregor
This week Today celebrates 30 years on the air. Throughout the week a series of reports look at how times have changed.
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With BOB FINIGAN
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by CHARLOTTE GREEN
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day 0 FEATURE:page106


Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Bob Finigan
Read By: Charlotte Green

: The Week on 4

A look ahead with Peter Jefferson


Unknown: Peter Jefferson

: Ian Skidmore

learns something about us and our pets in the BBC Sound Archives. Producer ANNE HOWELLS
(Re-broadcast on Thursday at 9.30pm)


Producer: Anne Howells

: News

: Start the Week with Russell Harty

and special studio guests. Producers ELAINE BEDELL and LAN GARDHOUSE. Stereo


Producers: Elaine Bedell

: Money Box

Presented by Louise Botting


Presented By: Louise Botting

: Morning Story

Winners and Losers by BRENDAN J. MURPHY Read by Sean Barrett Producer MITCH RAPER


Unknown: Brendan J. Murphy
Read By: Sean Barrett
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Daily Service

from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, London
Luke 8, vv 40-56: Jairuss Daughter ; The Lord's my shepherd (Brother James Air);
The Servant King; From thee all skill and science flow (AMNS 286)


Unknown: Jairuss Daughter

: Down Your Way

This is where I come for some peace, quiet and relaxation, so why on earth did I bring the BBC with me this time?
TV chef Keith Floyd strolls around Bridport and West Bay in Dorset and discovers why others love it too. He learns how not to tie knots, reveals the title of his new series and is haunted by the 'Bridport dagger'!
Producer LYN HARTMAN. BBC Bristol 0 HEAR THIS! page 27


Unknown: Keith Floyd
Producer: Lyn Hartman.

: For Schools

11.00 Music Makers Rumpelstiltskin (9) Act 1 by R D. WARD and PETER HUTCHINGS. Stereo (e)
11.20 Let's Move!
9: Naughty Pinocchio! Presented by SHEELAGH GILBEY Stereo (R)(e)
11.40 The Music Box Written and presented by SANDRA KERR (9) With RORY MCLEOD and HARRIET POWELL. Stereo (e)
11.50 See for Yourself Sunshine and Shadow by EDWARD KELSEY. Stereo (e)


Unknown: R D. Ward
Unknown: Peter Hutchings.
Presented By: Sheelagh Gilbey
Presented By: Sandra Kerr
Unknown: Rory McLeod
Unknown: Harriet Powell.
Unknown: Edward Kelsey.

: Poetry Please!

Presented by Michael Ffinch Readers RONALD PICKUP and JUNE BARRIE Producer
Requests to: Poetry Please! BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR


Presented By: Michael Ffinch
Unknown: June Barrie
Unknown: Margaret Bradley

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard Editor KEN VASS
Write to: You and Yours, BBC. London W1A 4WW


Presented By: John Howard
Editor: Ken Vass

: Prompt!

Ray Brooks , Anna Massey Harold Innocent and Sheila Steafel answer
Sheila Hancock 's questions about theatre, and tell of the most memorable audition of their lives.
Producer BILL DARE. Stereo


Unknown: Ray Brooks
Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: Harold Innocent
Unknown: Sheila Steafel
Unknown: Sheila Hancock
Unknown: Jenny Baynes

: The World at One: News

Presented by Brian Widlake Editor MARTIN cox


Presented By: Brian Widlake
Editor: Martin Cox

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner This week: Let's Be Pirates Presented by SHEELAGH GILBEY and BERNARD CRIBBINS Today's Story: Captain Crab's 's Secret Weapon by ALEXA ROMANES Script written and produced by MARY KALEMKERIAN. Stereo
2.05 Playtime Let's Go to the Fire Station Presented by JANE HARDY and IAIN LAUCHLAN. Stereo (e) (Re-broadcast on Friday atlUOamVHFIFM)
2.20 Science Scope
9: You're Getting Warmer Stereo (R)(e)
2.40 Whirligig Unit 2: Nuts and Bolts 4: HAZEL O'CONNOR in 'Beryl and the Brainstormers' g: Smoke Signal h: Build a Bridge. Stereo (e)


Presented By: Sheelagh Gilbey
Presented By: Bernard Cribbins
Produced By: Mary Kalemkerian.
Presented By: Jane Hardy
Presented By: Iain Lauchlan.
Unknown: Hazel O'Connor

: Woman's Hour

The women's programme that puts you in touch with politics and finance, public affairs, cookery, childcare advice, music and literature.
Presenter Vicky Licorish
Serial: The Juniper Tree (5) by BARBARA COMYNS abridged in nine episodes by ELIZABETH BRADBURY
Read by Harriet Walter This week: episodes 5-9
(Music: Alwyn's Prelude No 1) Editor CLARE SELERIE-GREY


Presenter: Vicky Licorish
Unknown: Elizabeth Bradbury
Read By: Harriet Walter

: Play: The Montrose Ghost

by MARTIN JENKINS based upon the short story by HAROLD BALFOUR.
It is the spring of 1915 and a ghost has come to haunt the Royal Flying Corps Station in Montrose, Scotland. Why has it come? Only Desmond Little knows.... and the price must be paid!
Directed by GERRY JONES (R)


Unknown: Martin Jenkins
Story By: Harold Balfour.
Unknown: Desmond Little
Directed By: Gerry Jones
Capt Little: John Pullen
Lt Adam: Christopher Neame
Fit Sgt Wood: Douglas Blackwell
Sylvia: Rosalind Shanks
Major Holt: Patrick Barr
Fit Officer Anne Douglas: Jane Knowles
Capt Roberts: David Graham
Wing Commander Buckle: David Neal
Rupert: Christopher Bidmead
Lt Wainwright/Signals officer: Sion Probert

: Kaleidoscope

The Amadeus Quartet In April this year,
Peter Schidlof , Norbert Brainin ,
Siegmund Nissel and Martin Lovett were joined by the cellist Robert Cohen to record
Schubert's String Quintet. Tragically, it was to be the quartet's last recording as Peter Schidlof died in August. After the sessions the five musicians talked to Christopher Cook about Schubert, their playing, and themselves. Stereo


Unknown: Peter Schidlof
Unknown: Norbert Brainin
Unknown: Martin Lovett
Unknown: Robert Cohen
Unknown: Peter Schidlof
Unknown: Christopher Cook

: PM

Presented by Gordon Clough and Valerie Singleton Editor ROGER MOSEY continued on VHF/FM 5.50-5.55


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Editor: Roger Mosey

: The Six O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: The News Quiz


: News

: The Archers

Written by CHRISTOPHER LEE Cast for the week: BBC Pebble Mill
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm)


Written By: Christopher Lee
Peggy Archer: June Spencer
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Jack Woolley: Arnold Peters
WalterGabriel: Chriss Gittins
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville
Martha Woodford: Mollie Harris
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Richard Adamson: Richard Carrington
Mike Tucker: Terry Molloy
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Nigel Pargetter: Nigel Caliburn
Det Sgt Barry: David Vann
Lynda Snell: Carole Boyd
Ruth Pritchard: Felicity Finch
John Archer: Sam Barriscale
Bishop Cyril: Peter Howell

: The Food Programme

Presented by Derek Cooper
(Revised re-broadcast of last Friday programme)


Presented By: Derek Cooper

: Science Now

: A Graham Greene Anthology

A selection of works by one of Britain's greatest living writers The Potting Shed adapted by PEGGY WELLS
With the exception of two, the Callifers are gathered for the funeral of the family head.
Then, unexpectedly, one of the missing two turns up, and the defence they have all maintained during the old man's lifetime begins to crumble as the long-guarded secret of what happened in the potting shed is threatened.
Directed by GERRY JONES. Stereo (Re-broadcast next Saturday)
0 HEAR THIS! page 27


Adapted By: Peggy Wells
Directed By: Gerry Jones.
James Callifer: Richard Pasco
Frederick Baston: Peter Howell
Anne Callifer: Daryl Back
Sara Callifer: Maureen O'Brien
Mrs Mary Callifer: Mary Kerridge
John Callifer: Hugh Ross
DrKreuzer: Alan Downer
Miss Connolly: Peggy Marshall
Fr William Callifer: Garard Green
Mrs Potter: Sheila Grant
Corner: Simon Cuff

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Michael Oliver Producer RACHEL YORKE Editor ANNE WINDER
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.30pm)


Presented By: Michael Oliver
Producer: Rachel Yorke
Editor: Anne Winder

: A Graham Greene Anthology

The End of the Affair abridged in ten parts by SUE ANSTRUTHER
Read by Julian Glover and Kika Markham (6)


Read By: Julian Glover
Read By: Kika Markham

: The World Tonight

Presented by Richard Kershaw National and international news, background, analysis and comment


Presented By: Richard Kershaw

: 'am News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-Time Broadcasting

Deutsch fur die Oberstufe Compiled and produced by CAROLINE SARLL
1: Die Deutschen - wie verschieden sind sie? (e) and at 12.50
2: Radio - Oder die Welt der Phantasie? (e)


Produced By: Caroline Sarll

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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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