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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day


: Today

Presenters John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor with reports from the SDP Conference in Scarborough.


Presenters: John Humphrys
Presenters: Sue MacGregor

: Martin Walker's Russia

Part 4

: News

: Call Nick Ross: [number removed]

0 LINES OPEN from 8.00am

: People and Plagues

Last of four programmes with Geoff Watts. Pellagra
Joseph Goldberger dangerously experimented on himself to understand the causes of the disease. Producer MILES BARTON BBC Bristol. Stereo


Unknown: Joseph Goldberger

: Morning Story

Follow My Leader by DOUGLAS MORGAN.
Read by Dillwyn Owen. Producer HERBERT WILLIAMS BBC Wales


Read By: Dillwyn Owen.
Producer: Herbert Williams

: Daily Service

0 Lord of heaven and earth and sea
(Almsgiving) (AMNS 287); Psalm 23; Luke 12, vy 22-34; Seek ye first the kingdom of God (SF 471) Director of Music


Music: Alan McClean.

: Citizens

Produced and directed by CLIVE BRILL


Unknown: Jonathan Myerson.
Directed By: Clive Brill
Suzi: Hetty Baynes
Roger: Geoffrey Beevers
Sally: Avril Clark
Alex: Kate Duchêne
Mike: Scott Farrell
Julia: Beverley Hills
Joe: John Hollis
Terry: Anthony Jackson
Megan: Margaret John
Gwendolyn: Jo Kendall
June: Maggie McCarthy
Helen: Jenny McCracken
Miles: Domimc Rickhards
Pat: Marcella Riordan
Tony: Richard Tate

: For Schools

See panel page 69

: Tales of a Dragon Watcher

with Roger Worsley BBC Bristol


Unknown: Roger Worsley

: You and Yours

Presenter John Howard


Presenter: John Howard

: The Red Fir Tree and the White Cockade

Steve Race traces the history of the words and music of The Red Flag. Producer PETE ATKIN Stereo (R)


Producer: Pete Atkin

: The World at One

Presenter James Naughtie


Presenter: James Naughtie

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

Story: The King Who Loved Yellow by PHILIP STEELE. Stereo


Unknown: Philip Steele.

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray Serial: Bag and Baggage(l) by JUDY ALLEN abridged in seven episodes by DELIA PATON. Read by Ysanne Churchman. Serial producer PATMCLOUGHUN
(Music: Gordon Langford 's London Miniatures)


Introduced By: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Judy Allen
Unknown: Delia Paton.
Read By: Ysanne Churchman.
Music: Gordon Langford

: For Schools

See panel page 69

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

No Crime Like the Present by NICK FISHER.
With Sam Dale as Lenny Jenny Funnell as Lenette and Michael Kilgarriff as Sir Ralph Grub.
Lenny is an eager young crook who thinks he is on to a winner blackmailing Sir Ralph Grub.
Directed by RICHARD WORTLEY Stereo


Unknown: Nick Fisher.
Directed By: Richard Wortley
Lenny : Sam Dale
Lenette: Jenny Funnell
Sir Ralph Grub: Michael Kilgarriff
American: Kerry Shale
Earthy Davis: Joe Dunlop
John 'The Touch' Johns: Charles Simpson
Fat-Fingered Freddie: Donald Gee
RupeMurder: Brian Miller
Sub Editor: Ian Targett
Grub's sous-chef: Joanna Mackie
Octogenarian lady: Jo Kendall

: The Tingle Factor

Andrew Lloyd Webber talks to Robin Ray.
Producer ANDREW MUSSETT Stereo


Talks: Andrew Lloyd Webber
Unknown: Robin Ray.

: News

: The Local Network

Splitting Image
Singletons Neil Walker and David Clayton investigate twins.
Producer NICK CLARKE BBC North East


Unknown: David Clayton
Producer: Nick Clarke

: Kaleidoscope

Stereo (Details as Man 9.45pm)

: PM

with Hugh Sykes and Valerie Singleton


Unknown: Hugh Sykes
Unknown: Valerie Singleton

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: You Asked for It

Comedy Store improvisers Josie Lawrence and Paul Merton meet Jim Sweeney and Steve Steen.
Chair Luke Sorba. Devised by the CARDIFF COMEDY EXPLOSION Producer PAUL z. JACKSON BBC Manchester. Stereo


Unknown: Josie Lawrence
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Jim Sweeney
Unknown: Steve Steen.
Unknown: Luke Sorba.
Producer: Paul Z. Jackson

: News

: The Archers

: File on 4

Should people with AIDS be able to take unproven drugs in their search for a 'cure'? Stuart Simon reports.
Producer LIZ CARNEY Editor JOHN DRURY BBC Manchester


Unknown: Stuart Simon
Producer: Liz Carney
Editor: John Drury

: In Search of....

Robert Elms looks at four social groups.
1: The Hooligan


Producer: Catherine Mahoney

: Living with ... Harold

Last of four programmes. Peter Hennessy talks to Lord Barber,
Sir Frederick Bishop , Lady Egremont and biographer Alistair Home about Harold Macmillan. Producer CAROLINE ANSTEY


Talks: Peter Hennessy
Unknown: Sir Frederick Bishop
Unknown: Harold MacMillan.
Producer: Caroline Anstey

: In Touch

Presenter Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL

: Kaleidoscope

A new biography of German singing star Lotte Lenya ; Degas' paintings of women at the Tate in Liverpool; and Paul Allen on the film set of Henry V. Presented by Natalie Wheen Producer NOAH RICHLER. Stereo


Unknown: Lotte Lenya
Unknown: Paul Allen
Presented By: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Noah Richler.

: A Book at Bedtime

An Unsuitable Attachment (5)

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod

: The Road to War

An eight-part series. 4: Italywith Nicolo Carracciolo Stuart Hood and Denis Mack Smith Chair Charles Wheeler


Unknown: Denis MacK Smith
Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Producer: Alastair Osborne

: Open University

11.30 Arts Review 89
11.50 Education Policy

: News

: Night School

. See panel page 69

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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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