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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Fr John Arnold Stereo


Unknown: Fr John Arnold

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Peter Hobday
Details as Monday, plus:
Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Peter Hobday

: News

: Call Nick Ross:

[number removed]
0 LINES OPEN from &00am

: Medicine Now

Presenter Geoff Watts Producer JULIA DURBIN


Presenter: Geoff Watts
Producer: Julia Durbin

: Morning Story

Tony Kytes, the Arch-Deceiver by THOMAS HARDY abridged by BRIAN GEAR. Read by Bill Wallis. Producer KATE MCALL BBC Bristol


Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Abridged By: Brian Gear.
Read By: Bill Wallis.

: Daily Service

0 changeless Christ, forever new (Abridge);
John 4, w 43-54; For this purpose (G. Kendrick );
Praise my soul, the King of heaven (Praise my soul, BBC HB 15). Director of Music


Unknown: G. Kendrick

: Citizens

Directed by ADRIAN BEAN Producer CLIVE BRILL
0 CEEFAX: plot synopsis page 144


Unknown: Shaun Prendergast.
Directed By: Adrian Bean
Producer: Clive Brill
Mary: Alice Arnold
Suzi: Hetty Baynes
Mireille: Tara Dominick
Mike: Scott Farrell
Toby: Christopher Godwin
Jackie: Eve Gurney
Charles: Michael N Harbour
Joe: John Holus
Terry: Anthony Jackson
Megan: Margaret John
Hugh: James MacPherson
June: Maggie McCarthy
Helen: Jenny McCracken
Miles: Dominic Rickhards

: For Schools

11.00 Time and Tune Spring-a-Ding-Ding (2) Presenters Derek Griffiths and Lucie Skeaping Stereo
11.20 Time to Move 2: More Circus Fun Presenter Nick Mercer Stereo (R)
11.40-12.00 Pictures in Your Mind (Stories) 2: The Wizard o/Oj (Part 2) by FRANK L. BAUM adapted by ROY APPS . With Stacey Gregg as Dorothy and Kerry Shale as Toto the Dog. Stereo


Presenters: Derek Griffiths
Presenter: Nick Mercer
Unknown: Frank L. Baum
Adapted By: Roy Apps
Unknown: Stacey Gregg
Unknown: Kerry Shale

: Bedbugs

Last of five programmes. 'In bed we laugh, in bed we cry, born in bed, in bed we die ...'
Lynn ten Kate meets people who recognise the potential of beds. Golden Slumbers


Producer: Mohini Patel

: You and Yours

Presenter John Howard


Presenter: John Howard

: Carry On up the 50s

Nine aspects of a decade with Harry Thompson. 4: The New Elizabethans The Coronation of 1953 was going to usher in a new Elizabethan Age, but this time Raleighs and Shakespeares were thin on the ground. Researcher
Producer AMANDA MARES BBC Manchester (R)


Unknown: Harry Thompson.
Unknown: Stephanie Crowther
Producer: Amanda Mares

: The World at One

with James Naughtie


Unknown: James Naughtie

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

The Car and the Bicycle Stereo (R)

: For Schools

2.05 History Lost and Found Two Country Families Stereo (R)
2.25-3.00 Mainstream GCSE Presenters Simon Mayo and Susie Grant
6: Computer Studies. Stereo
2.00pm LWonty Woman's Hour If you really want to relax, try flotation. Jean Snedegar gets totally laid back - in a water tank. Serial: Indemnity Only (7). Presenter Jenni Murray.


Presenters: Simon Mayo
Presenters: Susie Grant
Unknown: Jean Snedegar
Presenter: Jenni Murray.

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Clean Up by NAN WOODHOUSE. Tom leads his fellow
OAPs in a drive to tidy up their neighbourhood.
Directed by TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester. Stereo


Unknown: Nan Woodhouse.
Directed By: Tony Cliff
Tom: Geoffrey Banks
Polly: Rosalie Williams
Nancy: Paula Tilbrook
Nathan: John Jardine
Jack: Neville Barber
Steven: Peter Rylands
Keith: Colin Kerrigan
Paul: John Griffin

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

Luke Rittner and Sir George Christie discuss the workings of the Arts Council.
4.00pm News


Unknown: Luke Rittner
Unknown: Sir George Christie
Producer: Nigel Wilkinson

: The Local Network

Shoot-Out at the UK Corral
All over the country, thousands of Butch Cassidys and Annie Oakleys are living out their Western fantasies. Reporters David Clayton and Neil Walker , armed only with tape recorders, ride out to meet them. Producer NICK CLARKE BBC North East


Unknown: Annie Oakleys
Reporters: David Clayton
Reporters: Neil Walker
Producer: Nick Clarke

: Kaleidoscope

Stereo (Details as Mon 9.15pm)

: PM

with Valerie Singleton and Hugh Sykes


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Hugh Sykes

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: The Senses: 4: Taste

Six plays by Bob Sinfield.
Being a food-taster in 14th-century Italy is not a particularly enviable job.... especially when your master is invited to dine with the Borgias.
Producer David Tyler.


Writer: Bob Sinfield
Producer: David Tyler
Candelli: Alex Jennings
Massemino: John Woodvine
the Pope: Charles Gray
Francesquina: Kate Duchene
Cesare Borgia: Clive Mantle
Lucrezia Borgia: Janine Duvitski
Biagio: David Battley
Caterina: Caroline Leddy
Paolo: Glynn Edwards
the Priest: David King

: News

: The Archers

: File on 4

In spite of Nicaragua's economic catastrophe, the Sandinistas hope to win next month's election on a wave of hostility for the USA.
Reporter Stuart Simon. Producer NICOLA MEYRICK Editor GERRY NORTHAM BBC Manchester


Reporter: Stuart Simon.
Producer: Nicola Meyrick
Editor: Gerry Northam

: Science Now

: Famous for 15 Minutes

Jenni Mills talks to six people who were famous for 15 minutes. 1: Erika Roe shot to fame in January 1982 when she ran topless across the pitch at Twickenham.
Producer SARAH ROWLANDS BBC Pebble Mill (R)


Talks: Jenni Mills
Unknown: Erika Roe
Producer: Sarah Rowlands

: In Touch

Presenter Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL

: Kaleidoscope

with Larry Sullivan Glasgow's exhibition of British art, and a new musical of Anthony Burgess 's
A Clockwork Orange.
Producer JULIAN MAY. Stereo


Unknown: Larry Sullivan
Unknown: Anthony Burgess

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod Stereo


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod

: A Book at Bedtime

The Remains of the Day (2)

: Britannia -the Film

A reflected history in eight reels. 6: To Be New
Is Very Heaven
The rebellious 50s and the swinging 60s.
Compiled and researched by PAUL WELLS
Written and narrated by CHRISTOPHER FRAYUNG
Directed by JOHN POWELL Stereo (R)


Unknown: Christopher Frayung
Directed By: John Powell

: News

: Night School

Music: GCSE Assignments 3: Hi-tech An introduction. Stereo (R)
12.50 4: Respond The art of listening. Stereo (R)

About this project

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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