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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 St Martin-in-the-Fields, London. Stereo


Unknown: Jack Hywel-Davies

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Henrietta Green meets Shropshire bacon-curer Maynard Davies. Producer Tim Finney


Unknown: Maynard Davies.
Producer: Tim Finney

: Sunday

with Trevor Barnes and Christopher Morgan Editor David Coomes including at


Unknown: Trevor Barnes
Editor: David Coomes

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Canon Colin Semper

speaks for the Week's Good Cause about the work of an organisation which tries to help separating and divorcing parents to reach agreement, especially over the children. DONATIONS to:
National Family Conciliation Council[address removed]
Credit cards: 081 -[number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

The Most Rev
Sir Paul Reeves , Governor-General and former
Archbishop of New
Zealand, preaches at the opening worship of the Seventh Assembly of the World Council of Churches in Canberra, Australia. Hymns: From All That Dwell below the Skies; Veni Creator Spiritus;
Let Us with a Gladsome
Mind; We Are Marching in the Light of God; Romans 8. w 19-26;
John 14, w 16-17. Stereo


Unknown: Sir Paul Reeves

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.
Director Clive Brill


Director: Clive Brill

: News Stand

with Andrew Rawnsley Producer Dinah Lammiman


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Producer: Dinah Lammiman

: Pick of the Week

with Margaret Howard Stereo


Unknown: Margaret Howard

: Desert Island Discs

Paddy Ashdown ,
MP, leader of the Social and Liberal Democrats, talks to Sue Lawley.
Producer Olivia Seligman. Stereo


Unknown: Paddy Ashdown
Producer: Olivia Seligman.

: The World This Weekend

with Nick Clarke Editor Roger Mosey


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Editor: Roger Mosey

: Gardeners' Question Time

A postbag edition. Clay Jones calls on Dr Stefan Buczacki , Fred Downham and Sue Phillips to solve listeners' gardening problems. Producer Diana Stenson
0 WRITE to: Gardeners' Question Time, BBC, PO Box 27. Manchester M60 1SJ


Unknown: Clay Jones
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Fred Downham
Unknown: Sue Phillips
Producer: Diana Stenson

: Talking Heads: 1: A Chip in the Sugar

NEW Alan Bennett's acclaimed series of six monologues on radio for the first time.
A middle-aged man lives with his elderly mother, but who is more dependent? Performed by Alan Bennett.


Writer: Alan Bennett
Music: George Fenton
Director: Matthew Walters
Graham: Alan Bennett

: The Cashier and the Reluctant Lions

Jan Zilliacus , daughter of silent-film-maker Larry Trimble , remembers working with her father, several dogs, a tigress, a pack of wolves, and - almost - the reluctant lions. Producer Piers Ptowright. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Jan Zilliacus
Unknown: Larry Trimble
Producer: Piers Ptowright.

: The Radio Programme

In the first of a new series,
Laurie Taylor examines the arguments for the privatisation of Radio 1. Producer Nick Ware. Stereo


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Nick Ware.

: Analysis

with Peter Hennessy


Unknown: Peter Hennessy

: Time for Verse

Carol Ann Duffy visits the Aideburgh Poetry Festival.
Producer Alec Reid. Stereo


Unknown: Carol Ann Duffy
Producer: Alec Reid.

: Down Your Way

Transatlantic commuter
Jessica Catto builds houses in the USA and is an ambassador's wife in the UK. On a rare day off, she assesses the rebuilding of Uppark, an '18th-century time capsule' owned by the National Trust, which in 1989 was gutted by fire. Producer Jill Marshall


Unknown: Jessica Catto
Producer: Jill Marshall

: Beaten Tracks

Four programmes in which Roger Worsley explores ancient highways. 2: Roadside Oddments
The physical evidence of past events can be found on the road.
Producer Penny Afzal (R)


Unknown: Roger Worsley

: News

: Feedback

: The Art of Travel

Six programmes in which Annette Kobak invites seasoned travellers to reflect on a journey. 6: Norman Lewis and Indo-China.
Producer Kate McAII


Unknown: Annette Kobak
Unknown: Norman Lewis
Producer: Kate McAii

: The Root of the Matter

with John Thirlwell Producer Jane Beresford


Unknown: John Thirlwell
Producer: Jane Beresford

: Bookshelf

Alms for Oblivion author Simon Raven discusses his memoirs with Nigel Forde , who also discovers how novelists christen their creations.


Unknown: Simon Raven
Unknown: Nigel Forde

: The Radio 4 Debates

The Police
The first of this year's debates comes from the Metropolitan Police
Training Establishment in Hendon, with the proposition that: 'The
British public cannot have confidence in our present system of policing'.
Proposing: John Alderson , former Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall; and Andrew Puddephatt , General Secretary of the National Council for
Civil Liberties.
Opposing: David Owen ,
Chief Constable of North
Wales and President of the Association of Chief Police Officers; and Alan Eastwood , Chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales.
Chairman Brian Redhead.
Producer Margaret Hill


Unknown: John Alderson
Unknown: Andrew Puddephatt
Unknown: David Owen
Unknown: Alan Eastwood
Unknown: Brian Redhead.
Producer: Margaret Hill

: Enquire Within

with Dilly Barlow


Unknown: Dilly Barlow

: The Natural History Programme

Jessica Holm reports on the fate of the takahe.


Unknown: Jessica Holm

: News

: That Reminds Me

In the last programme of the series, the soprano Elisabeth Soderstrom chooses music with royal associations.
Producer Gillian Hush. Stereo


Soprano: Elisabeth Soderstrom
Producer: Gillian Hush.

: In Committee

Producer Andrew Denwood


Producer: Andrew Denwood

: Seeds of Faith

Words and music for Sunday night. Not a Problem
The second of two talks in which the Rev Roger Grainger reflects on the universal human experience of suffering. Producer Noel Vincent. Stereo


Unknown: Roger Grainger
Producer: Noel Vincent.

: Before the Ending of the Day

The late evening Office of Compline. Stereo

: 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.

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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