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: News Briefing

: Prelude

with Marjorie Lofthouse Producer Jane Ward. Stereo


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse
Producer: Jane Ward.

: Morning Has Broken

with Jack Hywel-Davies including Bells on Sunday from Ashill Parish
Church, Norfolk. Stereo


Unknown: Jack Hywel-Davies

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Oliver Walston breakfasts with Brian Pack in Scotland. Producer Carol Trewin


Unknown: Oliver Walston
Unknown: Brian Pack
Producer: Carol Trewin

: Sunday

Religious news and views from home and overseas with Trevor Barnes and Andrew Green. Editor David Coomes including at


Unknown: Trevor Barnes
Unknown: Andrew Green.
Editor: David Coomes

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Brian Redhead

speaks for the Week's Good Cause on behalf of an organisation that works for the single homeless throughout the UK.
• DONATIONS to: Crisis, [address removed] Credit cards: [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Director Ruth Patterson


Director: Ruth Patterson

: Service of Remembrance

from the Cenotaph
Tom Fleming describes the scene in Whitehall as crowds gather to honour those who have died in the service of their country. The Massed Bands of the Guards
Division play a selection of traditional music. The Two-Minute Silence and The Last Post are followed by the Wreath-Laying Ceremony led by HM the Queen. A short service is then conducted by the Rt Rev and Rt Hon the Lord Bishop of London. After this, over
9,000 ex-servicemen and women march past the Cenotaph.
Producer David France. Stereo


Unknown: Tom Fleming
Producer: David France.

: Each One Commemorated Individually

In the year that marks the 75th anniversary of the Anzac landings at Gallipoli, HE The Hon Douglas McClelland , the Australian High
Commissioner, talks about the work of the Commonwealth War
Graves Commission.


Unknown: Douglas McClelland

: Not for Glory

Poems of the Second
World War
Erik de Mauny tells the story of the poetry of 1939-45, most of it written by ordinary men and women in the British forces but discovered and published only recently by the Salamander Oasis Trust. Producer Harry Schneider (R)


Unknown: Erik de Mauny
Producer: Harry Schneider

: Desert Island Discs

The Rt Hon the Baroness Castle of Blackburn, more familiarly known as Barbara Castle , talks to Sue Lawley.
Producer Olivia Seligman. Stereo


Talks: Barbara Castle
Producer: Olivia Seligman.

: The World This Weekend

with Nick Clarke
Deputy editor Rod Liddle


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Editor: Rod Liddle

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Lancashire, where members of the Over Wyre Gardening club put their queries to Dr Stefan Buczacki , Fred Downham and Daphne Ledward.
Chairman Clay Jones. Producer Diana Stenson
0 GARDENING: page 34


Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Fred Downham
Unknown: Daphne Ledward.
Unknown: Clay Jones.
Producer: Diana Stenson

: Sunday Playhouse

The Pot of Gold
In this Roman comedy by Plautus, Euclio, a miser, pretends to the outside world that he's a pauper. But hidden away in his house is his precious pot of gold ...
Translated and adapted by Martyn Wade
Director Cherry Cookson. Stereo (R)


Adapted By: Martyn Wade
Director: Cherry Cookson.
Euclio: Nigel Stock
Lyconides: Christopher Good
Eunomia: Margot Boyd
Megadorus: Philip Voss
Strobilus: Peter Baldwin
Phaedria: Eve Karpf
Staphyla: Sonia Fraser
Anthrax/Cashier: Michael McStay
Congrio/Man in queue: John Rye
Flute girl: Josie Kidd

: The Radio Programme

with Laurie Taylor
Producer Nick Ware. Stereo


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Nick Ware.

: Analysis

David Walker explores the wave of migration sweeping over Europe.


Unknown: David Walker

: Time for Verse

Carol Ann Duffy visits the Charterhouse
Poetry Festival. Producer Alec Reid


Unknown: Carol Ann Duffy
Producer: Alec Reid

: Down Your Way

Michael Bentine remembers 'Battle of Britain' Folkestone and Romney Marsh. Producer Jill Marshall


Unknown: Michael Bentine
Unknown: Romney Marsh.
Producer: Jill Marshall

: The Finer Things

Today: watches.
Producer Fiona Couper (R)


Producer: Fiona Couper

: News

: Feedback

: Europhile

: The Lady Chatterley Trial

Regina v Penguin Books Ltd
Presenter Helena Kennedy. The Old Bailey, 20 October 1960: the start of one of the most important and controversial trials of the English legal system. Was D H Lawrence 's Lady Chatterley's Lover just a dirty book or was it literature?
With comments from the current DPP, Allan Green , and Lord Hutchinson.
Compiled by Jack Emery from the original transcript
Director John Theocharis. Stereo (R)


Presenter: Helena Kennedy.
Unknown: H Lawrence
Unknown: Allan Green
Unknown: Jack Emery
Director: John Theocharis.
Mr Justice Byrne: Richard Vernon
Mervyn Griffith-Jones, QC: John Shrapnel
Gerald Gardiner, QC: Frederick Treves
Jeremy Hutchinson: John Rowe
Clerk of the Court: Jack Emery
Graham Hough/Roy Jenkins: Denis Lill
Helen Gardner: Margaret Courtenay
Bishop of Woolwich: Michael Kilgarriff
Richard Hoggart: Terry Molloy
EM Forster: Danny Schiller
Dr C J Hemming: David Neal
Norman St John-Stevas: Nicholas Gilbrook
Dilys Powell: Susan Sheridan
John Connell: John Church

: Open Mind

A special edition following The Lady Chatterley Trial to address the current state of the obscenity law and attitudes to censorship in Britain. Hugo Young is joined by three distinguished guests. Producer Gwyneth Williams


Producer: Gwyneth Williams

: News

: Arthur - the King

The epic seven-part story of King Arthur and his
Knights of the Round ! Table, written by Graeme Fife.
1: Merlin
'Merlin stole my brother, stole Arthur from
Morgan who would have taught him more than Merlin taught him.' with Brian Miller ,
Simon Treves and Vincent Brimble.
Music Steven Faux
Director John Powell. Stereo
0 FEATURE: page 4


Written By: Graeme Fife.
Unknown: Brian Miller
Unknown: Simon Treves
Unknown: Vincent Brimble.
Director: John Powell.
Arthur (man/boy): Keith Baxter
Morgan le Fay: Anna Massey
Merlin: Paul Scofield
Nimue: Tara Dominick
King Vortigern: Michael Graham Cox
Uther Pendragon: James Greene
Merlin (child): Jill Lidstone
Sir Kay: Michael Kilgarriff
Archbishop: John Moffatt

: In Committee

with Emma Udwin
Producer Andrew Denwood


Unknown: Emma Udwin
Producer: Andrew Denwood

: Seeds of Faith

Keith Clements reflects on the significance of four historical battles.
3: Valley Forge.
Producer Stephen Lynas. Stereo


Unknown: Keith Clements
Producer: Stephen Lynas.

: News

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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