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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 Peterborough Cathedral. Stereo


Unknown: Jack Hywel-Davies

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

with Alison Hilliard and Trevor Barnes.
Editor David Coomes including at
8.00am News


Unknown: Alison Hilliard
Unknown: Trevor Barnes.
Editor: David Coomes

: Sunday Papers

: Sir Harry Secombe

speaks for the Week's Good Cause on behalf of a charity which helps people who suffer from hypogammaglobulinaemia, and their families.
[address removed]
Credit cards: [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Morning Service

live from Christ Church, Bromley, Kent. Led by the Rev Michael Lawson.
Reading: John 16, w
16-33; Crown Him with Many Crowns; God Came among Us; Sing of the Lord's Goodness; 0 Lord the Clouds Are Gathering; As the Deer Pants for the Water; 0 God beyond All Praising. Director of Music Janet Hume. Stereo


Unknown: Michael Lawson.
Music: Janet Hume.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.


Director: Vanessa Whitburn

: News Stand

with Louise Levene.
Producer Dinah Lammiman


Unknown: Louise Levene.
Producer: Dinah Lammiman

: Pick of the Week

with Hilton Fyle.


Unknown: Hilton Fyle.

: Desert Island Discs

Maxwell Hutchinson , modernist architect and musician, talks to Sue Lawley.
Producer Janet Lee. Stereo


Unknown: Maxwell Hutchinson
Producer: Janet Lee.

: The World This Weekend

with Roger Hearing. Editor Roger Mosey


Unknown: Roger Hearing.
Editor: Roger Mosey

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Gloucestershire where members of the Cheltenham Allotment
Holders' Association put their queries to Dr Stefan Buczacki , Fred Downham and Sue Phillips.
Chairman Clay Jones. Producer Amanda Mares
0 WRITE on postcards only to: Gardeners' Question Time. BBC. PO Box 27. Manchester M60 1 SJ


Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Fred Downham
Unknown: Sue Phillips.
Unknown: Clay Jones.
Producer: Amanda Mares

: Sunday Playhouse

Jonathon Smith 's play tells how in 1914 the French sculptor Rodin, at the age of 74, visited Cheltenham with his secretary Judith and his mistress Rose; but the love of his life was Camille Claudel , whom he had left behind in a lunatic asylum in France.
Director Shaun MacLoughlm Stereo


Unknown: Jonathon Smith
Unknown: Camille Claudel
Director: Shaun MacLoughlm
Auguste Rodin: Freddie Jones
Camille Claudel: Carolyn Backhouse
Judith: Maureen O'Brien
Rose: Mary Wimbush
Alain Duval: Hugh Dickson
Mrs Parker: June Barrie
Nancy: Jane Slavin
Hotel guests: Elizabeth Kelly
Hotel guests: Penelope Lee
Hotel guests: John Moffatt
Hotel guests: Paul Nicholson
Models: Danielle Allan
Models: Kate Lynn Evans

: Arthur - the King

Graeme Fife 's epic series in seven parts. 5: Galahad
'I bring a knight to sit at your Table Round. In this empty siege, beside Sir Lancelot - the siege called Perilous and his name is written here under this silk - Galahad the High Prince.'
With Jo Kendall , Marcia King and Moir Leslie. Music Steven Faux.
Director John Powell. Stereo


Unknown: Graeme Fife
Unknown: Jo Kendall
Unknown: Marcia King
Unknown: Moir Leslie.
Music: Steven Faux.
Director: John Powell.
Sir Galahad: Benny Young
Sir Lancelot: Nicholas Farrell
King Arthur: Keith Baxter
The Lady Guenever: Jill Balcon
The Hermit Naciens: Peter Penry Jones
Morgan le Fay: Anna Massey
Prince Mordred: Tom Hunsinger
Sir Gawain: Ioan Meredith
Sir Perceval: Ian Saynor
Sir Bars: Douglas Blackwell
SirDinadan: James Greene
Sir Kay: Michael Kilgarriff
Abbott: John Bull

: Time for Verse

The first of five programmes in which poets Carol Ann Duffy , Simon Rae and Fred D'Aguiar judge BBC
Radio's Poetry Competition. Readers Elizabeth Bell and Geoffrey Collins. Producer Alec Reid. Stereo


Unknown: Carol Ann Duffy
Unknown: Simon Rae
Unknown: Fred D'Aguiar
Unknown: Geoffrey Collins.
Producer: Alec Reid.

: Coastline

The second of Cliff Michelmore 's three-part journey along the coast of North Wales.
Producer Anthony Smith. Stereo


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Producer: Anthony Smith.

: First Person Daft as a Brush

Sally Vincent bristles at her brush-making ancestors. (Postponed from 8 August)


Unknown: Sally Vincent

: News

: Feedback

with Chris Dunkley.


Unknown: Chris Dunkley.

: Murder Most Foul

Six true murder stories from the days when police cars had bells and the men from the Yard wore trilbies.
Written by John Scotney. 1: The Surgeon's Knife
Two bodies are found in a Scottish ravine.
Dr Buck Ruxton 's wife and maid are missing.
With Timothy Carlton , Fraser Kerr ,
Timothy Bateson , Nigel Carrington , Michael Turner and Danielle Allan.
Producer Mark Savage


Written By: John Scotney.
Unknown: Dr Buck Ruxton
Unknown: Timothy Carlton
Unknown: Fraser Kerr
Unknown: Timothy Bateson
Unknown: Nigel Carrington
Unknown: Michael Turner
Unknown: Danielle Allan.
Buck Ruxton: Mark Zuber
Norman Birkett: Anthony Bate

: In Business

The Bank That Likes to Say Ja
Peter Day travels to
Ingolstadt in Bavaria, and compares the British and German banking systems through the eyes of the town's inhabitants.

: A Good Read

with Edward Blishen and guests Joe Simpson and Stephen Venables.


Unknown: Edward Blishen
Unknown: Joe Simpson
Unknown: Stephen Venables.

: Punters

Listeners report on a variety of issues with the help of Susan Marling and the Punters team.


Unknown: Susan Marling

: Reading Aloud

John Gielgud reads from As We Were by E F Benson.
'When Lord Salisbury was asked why he had appointed Mr Alfred
Austin to succeed Lord
Tennyson, he said, "I don't think anybody else applied for the post."' Adapted by Donald Bancroft Director John Theochans Stereo


Unknown: John Gielgud
Unknown: Mr Alfred
Adapted By: Donald Bancroft
Director: John Theochans

: Enquire Within

Dilly Barlow engages in the history of duelling.


Unknown: Dilly Barlow

: The Natural History Programme

A voyage into
Conan Doyle 's Lost World of the pterosaur, with Jessica Holm and Fergus Keeling.


Unknown: Conan Doyle
Unknown: Jessica Holm
Unknown: Fergus Keeling.

: News

: Greenham Women, Greenham Men

Ten years ago, a small group of women marched from Wales to Greenham
Common in Berkshire to protest about the siting of Cruise missiles in USAF bases in Britain.
Jenni Mills looks at how the protest has changed the lives of individual women and men.


Unknown: Jenni Mills

: Antony Hopkins Talking about Music

The fifth of seven programmes in which
Antony Hopkins draws his subjects from forthcoming Promenade concerts.

: Seeds of Faith

Words and music for
Sunday night. The last of the series in which John Coutts considers the spiritual meditations of noted journal writers. V Nikiforov- Volgin
Producer Alastair Simmons


Unknown: John Coutts
Producer: Alastair Simmons

: 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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