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: News Briefing

: Farming Today



Producers: Tim Finney

: Prayer for the Day

A meditation for the beginning of a new day with ANNE SEMPLE BBC Scotland. Stereo

: Today

Presented by John Humphrys and Peter Hobday
6.30,7.30,8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With RICHARD QUEST
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by CHARLOTTE GREEN
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presented By: John Humphrys
Presented By: Peter Hobday
Read By: Charlotte Green
Unknown: Garry Richardson

: The Week on 4

A look ahead with Harriet Cass


Unknown: Harriet Cass

: Falling Towards England

Clive James reads six chapters from the second volume of his 'unreliable memoirs'.
5: The Man in the Brown Paper Bag abridged by BRIAN GEAR
Producer PAMELA HOWE. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Clive James
Abridged By: Brian Gear
Producer: Pamela Howe.

: News

: Start the Week with Russell Harty

with special studio guests
Producers ELAINE BEDELL. Stereo


Producers: Elaine Bedell.

: Money Box

Presented by Louise Botting


Presented By: Louise Botting

: Morning Story

Read by Geoffrey Beevers Producer MITCH RAPER


Read By: Geoffrey Beevers
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Daily Service

from St George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol, with the CHOIR OF BRISTOL GRAMMAR SCHOOL
Hymns: Blest are the pure in heart; Come down, O love divine Anthem: A setting of the beatitudes by DAVID SELWYN led by THE REV ERNEST REA BBC Bristol. Stereo


Unknown: St George
Unknown: Brandon Hill
Unknown: David Selwyn

: For Schools

11.00 Music Makers Pedro's Revenge (5) With IAN HUMPHRIS and JILL SHILLING. Stereo (e)
11.20 Let's Move!
5: From Floor to Floor Presented by SHEELAGH GILBEY (R)(e)
11.40 The Music Box Written and presented by SANDRA KERR (5) Stereo (R) (e)
11.50 See for Yourself The Food We Eat by JANET NELSON. Stereo (e)


Unknown: Jill Shilling.
Presented By: Sheelagh Gilbey
Presented By: Sandra Kerr
Unknown: Janet Nelson.

: Down Your Way

: Poetry Please!

Presented by Kevin Crossley-Holland Readers GEOFFREY BEEVERS and CAROLINE JOHN
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBC Bristol. Requests to:
Poetry Please! BBC, Bristol BS82LR


Presented By: Kevin Crossley-Holland
Presented By: Readers Geoffrey Beevers
Presented By: Caroline John
Producer: Margaret Bradley

: You and Yours

Presented by Susan Rae EditorPATTAYLOR


Presented By: Susan Rae

: The Lady in the Lake

by RAYMOND CHANDLER dramatised in three parts by BILL MORRISON with 3: 'I've never liked this scene. Detective confronts murderer. Murderer produces gun, tells him the whole sad story. The
Gods don't like the scene either. They always manage to spoil it.'
Musical research ADRIAN EDWARDS Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN Stereo (R)


Unknown: Raymond Chandler
Unknown: Bill Morrison
Unknown: Adrian Edwards
Directed By: John Tydeman
Philip Marlowe: Ed Bishop
Crystal Kingsley: Toby Robins
Derace Kingsley: Don Fellows
Lt Al Degarmo: Harry Towb
Adrienne Fromsett: Margaret Robertson
Jim Patton: Ramsay Williams
Clerk: Kenneth Shanley

: 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 Comer This week: Splish, Splash, Splosh Presented by JOE DUNLOP Storyteller JANE HARDY Today's story: Jack in a Boat by DIETER SCHUBERT Script by JOE DUNLOP Producer MARY KALEMKERIAN Stereo (R)
2.05 Playtime: Building a House Presented by SANDRA KERR and FRASER WILSON. Stereo (e) (Re-broadcast Friday at 11.20am FM)
2.20 Science Scope Staying Afloat With FRED HARRIS , JUUE RICHMOND and CLIFFORD NORGATE. Stereo (e)
2.40 Whirligig Unit 3: The Mighty Spud Compiled and presented by MARYA BURGESS
5: Five Potato, Your Potato Stereo (e)


Presented By: Joe Dunlop
Presented By: Storyteller Jane
Script By: Joe Dunlop
Presented By: Sandra Kerr
Presented By: Fraser Wilson.
Unknown: Fred Harris
Unknown: Clifford Norgate.
Presented By: Marya Burgess

: Woman's Hour

The programme that offers a heady blend of the practical, personal and political, the trendy, topical and timeless. Introduced by Jenni Murray Serial: Corporal Jack by MARJORIE QUARTON abridged in 12 episodes by DOREEN ESTALL
Read by Nigel Anthony (1) Based on the true story of 'Corporal' Jack, a cross-bred retriever dog, who, when his
German master is killed in 1917, is adopted by a battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers ... Editor CLARE SELERIE-GREY


Introduced By: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Marjorie Quarton
Read By: Nigel Anthony

: Melford's Axe



Unknown: Roderick Graham.

: Kaleidoscope

A Twist in the Tale
Christopher Hope discusses the short story with a number of writers including Penelope
Lively and Malcolm Bradbury.


Unknown: Malcolm Bradbury.

: PM

Presented by Gordon Clough and Valerie Singleton
5.25* PM Letters
5.30* News Summary
5.31* City News
Editor ROGER MOSEY continued on FM 5.50-5. 55


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Presented By: Valerie Singleton

: The Six O'clock News

with LAURIE MACMILLAN including Financial Report


Unknown: Laurie MacMillan

: Hoax!


: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 40pm)

: The Food Programme

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


Presented By: Derek Cooper

: The Golden Years

A New World tragedy by ARTHUR MILLER
Montezuma, Emperor of the Aztecs, believes that the Spanish Conquistador,
Hernando Cortez , could be a reincarnation of the Mexican God of Peace. His refusal to attack the Spaniards leads to the destruction of his Empire.
An exciting play FINANCIAL TIMES Gripping production INDEPENDENT Directed by MARTIN JENKINS (First broadcast on Radio 3)


Unknown: Arthur Miller
Unknown: Hernando Cortez
Music By: Christos Pittas
Directed By: Martin Jenkins
The Aztecs Montezuma.: Ronald Pickup
Cuitlahua, his brother: John Samson
Tecuichpo, his daughter: Victoria Carling
Cagama: Brian Hewlett
Guatemotzin: Kim Wall
Parach, a Priest: Hugh Dickson
Tapaia: Tim Reynolds
Talua: Stephen Rashbrook
Boy: Stephen Tompkinson
Astronomer/Xicotenge: David Timson
Judge/Quauhopoca: Norman Jones
The Invaders Cortez: John Shrapnel
Marina, his Indian woman: Hannah Gordon
Alvarado: John Hollis
Olid: Michael Deacon
Fr Olmedo: Norman Bird
Ordaz: John Bott
Montejo: Paulgregory
Leon: Paul Sirr
Arbenga: Steven Harrold

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Michael Oliver Producer JOHN BOUNDY Editor ANNE WINDER


Presented By: Michael Oliver
Producer: John Boundy
Editor: Anne Winder

: A Book at Bedtime

Confessions of Felix Krull ,
Confidence Man by THOMAS MANN translated by DENVER LINDLEY abridged in 16 episodes by KEITH DARVILL
Read by Hywel Bennett (1) The son of a Rhenish manufacturer of poor quality wine, finds himself thrust out into a cold, uncaring world. But his good looks and manners lead to a successful career among the gullible rich. Producer MAURICE LEITCH (R)


Unknown: Felix Krull
Unknown: Thomas Mann
Translated By: Denver Lindley
Unknown: Keith Darvill
Read By: Hywel Bennett
Producer: Maurice Leitch

: The World Tonight

Presented by David Sells Editor BLAIR THOMSON


Presented By: David Sells
Editor: Blair Thomson

: Open University

11.30 Open Forum: University Magazine
11.50 Fielding's Tom Jones
12.10am Music Interlude


Unknown: Tom Jones

: am News

: Schools Night-Time Broadcasting

Modem Plays 'Roots The Heart of Wesker's Trilogy by TONY COULT Producer DAN GARRETT (e)


Producer: Dan Garrett

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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.

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