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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer ter the Day


: Today

Presented by Peter Hobday and Sue MacGregor News Summary S.45* Business News With PETER DAY
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.25*. 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Do!/
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: Sue MacGregor
Read By: Bryan Martin
Unknown: Garry Richardson

: New

: For Schools:

9.05 Preview
9.10 Together: An Assembly for Schools
Losing Out
Presented by Nick Page
Stereo (e)
9.30 Living Language
Cat Among the Pigeons by KIT WRIGHT
Stereo (e)
9.50 First Steps in Drama
The Silent Leopard
3: The Pyramid Builders by ALAN RUSSELL Presented by AUBREY WOODS
Stereo (R) (e)
10.10 Something to Think About
The Small Woman With So Many Children by PAT WILKINSON
(R) (e)
10.20 Tales of Narnia by C.S. LEWIS
The Magician's Nephew and The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe adapted in ten parts by BRIAN SIBLEY (6)
With Maurice Denham as the Professor and Rosemary Martin as Jardis
Stereo (e)


Presented By: Nicx Page
Unknown: Kit Wright
Unknown: Alan Russell
Presented By: Aubrey Woods
Unknown: Pat Wilkinson
Unknown: C.S. Lewis
Unknown: Brian Sibley
the Professor: Maurice Denham
Jardis: Rosemary Martin

: Face the Facts

with John Waite and his team Producer GRAHAM ELLIS Broadcast!Yesterdayat 7.20pm) If you have a case which deserves
attention. write to: Face the Facts BBC. London W1A 4HW


Unknown: John Waite
Producer: Graham Elus

: FremSeatoShimngSea

Last of six programmes
F'rom Boston to San Diego,
Sally Hardcastle travels across the United States talking to Americans about the last
25 years of their country's life. froMd <o Be Amertcan
The Reagan years, when
Americans could brandish the flag but stili be at peace.
They could also be heavily in debt and be prosperous. Or so it seemed!
Producer DAVID POWELL fBroodc<Mt yesterday at 9.15pm)


Unknown: Sally Hardcastle
Producer: David Powell

: The Natural History programme

Potteroos and possums bandicoots and sugar-gilders are just some of the colourful enters in Mike Stoddart's tales from Tasmania, which he relates to Michael Scott and Lionel Kelleway.
BBC Bristol
(repeated next Sunday)


Unknown: Mike Stoddart
Unknown: Michael Scott
Unknown: Lionel Kelleway.
Producer: Helen Odams.

: AnActotWorsh)?

Introduced from Broadcasting House, London. Stereo

: ForSchoOs

11.00 Teachers'Talk What's New in the World o/ Education? (6) (e)
11.05 In the News presented by ROY SHEPPARD (e.) 1130 Pictures in Your Mind (poems and Topics)
6 Chants and Rhymes Introduced by PETER cuTrs Stereo (e)
11.40 Listen! The Strange Case of Mr Jupiter An adventure serial by SUE LMB 6 Watch OMt, MrJMpttcr Stereo (R) (e)


Presented By: Roy Sheppard
Introduced By: Peter Cutrs
Unknown: Mr Jupiter
Unknown: Sue Lmb

: Citizens

fOmn)i)M edition <m Saturday)

: Conversation Place

Joe Homan. visiting Bntam from India, talks to
Sue MacGregor about his work as founder and inspiration of International Boys'Towns. producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Unknown: Joe Homan.
Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Producer: Gillian Hush

: First Person

A series of 13 talks from first-time broadcasters with a story to tell.
6' Children's writer and editor Kath Davies went home for the weekend two years ago. She's still there, sharing her days with an obstreperous, demanding old woman Is it a life on hold. or is it just life?


Editor: Kath Davies

: You and Your:

Presented by John Howard


Presented By: John Howard

: Second Thoughts

A comedy in eight episodes by JAN ETHERINGTON and GAVIN PETRIE, winners of the Radio Times 'Sounds Funny' award, starring James Bolam and Lynda Bellingham with Belinda Lang and Celia Imrie
1: Found and Lost
FEATURE: page 11


Written By: Jan Etherington
Written By: Gavin Petrie
Producer: Pete Atkin
Bill: James Bolam
Faith: Lynda Bellingham
Hilary: Celia Imrie
Liza: Belinda Lang
Hannah: Kelda Holmes
Joe: Mark Denham
Grace: Moir Leslie
Alex: John Samson
Ray/Mr Burrows: Nicholas Courtney
Ted: Norman Bird

: The World at One

Presented by Brian Widlake


Presented By: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

(BnMQCMfi/esterdat/at 7.05pm)

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner
Today's story: Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy by Lynley Dodd.
(Stereo) (R)

2.05 Looking at Nature - Goes Science: Science for Christmas (RV)
With Timmy Mallett. Stereo (e)

2.20 Slambash Wangs of a Compo Gormer
by Robert Leeson (6) With Reece Dinsdale as Arnold and Dornal.
(Stereo) (e)

2.40 Science for All: Vital Statistics
by John Turton (2)
(Stereo) (e)



Unknown: Lym.Ey Dodd
Unknown: Timmy Mallett.
Unknown: Robert Leeson
Unknown: Reece Dinsdale
Unknown: John Turton

: Woman's Hour

Many of Britain's classrooms are now multi-racial. Yet most teachers are white.
Tess Woodcraft investigates how more black teachers might be recruited.
Serial: Lovers of Africa (8) Presenter Jennl Murray


Unknown: Tess Woodcraft
Presenter: Jennl Murray

: Mot Fade Away

Twenty years on. Martin decides to re-form the rock band of his youth. But sexual jealousy destroyed the band before, and middle age hasn't cooled things down.


Unknown: Peter Roberts
Directed By: Adrian Mourby
Martin: Lan Saynor
Johnny: Robert Pugh
Bruce: Robert Blythe
Frank: Terry Jackson
Gaynor: Melanie Walters
Micky: Paul Wtlce
Sukina: Fiona Scott
Head: Claran McIntyre
Lee: Ben Rodska
Band: Class Of 58

: News

: Bookshelf

Nigel Forde talks to Morris West about his latest thriller Masterclass. Novelist Maeve Binchy allows Bookshelf to browse through her bookshelves and Watford Davies and Aeronwy Thomas-Ellis discuss the collected poems of Dylan Thomas.
repeated next Sunday


Talks: Nigel Forde
Unknown: Morris West
Unknown: Maeve Binchy
Unknown: Watford Davies
Unknown: Aeronwy Thomas-Ellis
Unknown: Dylan Thomas.
Producer: Cathy Drysdale

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat o/!/esterda!/ 's procromMe at 9.45pm)

: PM

Presented by Frances Coverdale and Robert Williams
5.00,5.30 News Summary
5.25 PMLetters; 5.31 City News continued on FMM<M.M


Presented By: Frances Coverdale
Presented By: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

With PETER DONALDSON including Financial Report


Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: Counterpoint


: News

: The Archers

Written by siMON FRITH Cast for the week:
(Nepeated' tomorrow at .).4<!pm.)


Written By: Simon Frith
Peggy Archer: June Spencer
Jennifer AIdridge: Angela Piper
Phil Archer: Norman Fainting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Kenton Archer: Graeme Kirk
David Archer: Timothy Benttnck
Tom Forest: Bob Arnold
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Sevrlle
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy: Trevop Harrison
Clarrie Grundy: Posahnd Adams
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Matthew Thorogood: Crawford Logan
RuthPritchard: Feucity Pinch
Rixy: Andy Hockley
William Grundy: Phn Ip Molloy

: tny Answers?

Introduced by Brian Gear
Producer LAURIE MASON. BBCBnsto; Send your otters to. Any Answers? BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR


Introduced By: Brian Gear
Producer: Laurie Mason.

: The Radio Programme

Presented by Laurie Taytor Researcher ANDREA GRAHAME Producer KEITH JONES


Presented By: Laurie Taytor
Unknown: Andrea Grahame
Producer: Keith Jones

: ASiaewaysLookat....

by Anthony Smith (R)


Unknown: Anthony Smith

: Analysis

(Dctath tomorrow at 11.00am LW)

: Does He Take Sugar?

A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners
Presented by Kati Whitaker Producer MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence and enquiries to[address removed]


Presented By: Kati Whitaker
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Phil Smith

: KatemoMope

Alee Guinness returns to the West End stage in A Walk in the Woods. Nigel Andrews gets a curtain-down report, and visits London's Atmeida
Theatre during the three-month residency by the Theatre de Complicite mime group. Producer CHRIS ELDON LEE fRepeoMd tomomm) at 4.30pm)


Unknown: Nigel Andrews
Producer: Chris Eldon Lee

: ABMk at Bedtime

No Surrender
9: Class Distinction

: TheWofidTonioM

Presented by Rtchard Kershaw


Presented By: Rtchard Kershaw

: 'amMew:

: Schools Night-Time Broadcasting: A-Level Geography: Innovation and Change

Written and narrated by Dr Graham Humphrys
at 12.30 Industrial Location (1)
and at 12.50 Industrial Location (2)


Writer/Narrator: Dr Graham Humphrys
Producer: Geoffrey Sherlock

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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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