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: News Briefing

: Prelude

with Marjorie Lofthouse. Producer David Bellinger Stereo


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse.
Producer: David Bellinger

: Morning Has Broken

with Jack Hywel-Davies . Including Bells On
Sunday, from All Saints' Church, Inveraray, Scotland. Stereo


Unknown: Jack Hywel-Davies

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Producer Carol Trewin


Producer: Carol Trewin

: Sunday

with Alison Hilliard and Trevor Bames. Editor David Coomes
Including at


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

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Oliver Sacks

speaks for the Week's Good Cause about the Tourette Syndrome Association.
Donations to: [address removed]
Credit Cards: [number removed]


Unknown: Wickham Street

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Morning Service

On Sea Sunday a service from the Lowestoft Bethel is led by Rev James MacDonald
, Principal Chaplain of the British Sailors' Society.
0 God of Bethel; Will Your Anchor Hold; Master the Tempest is Raging; Be Still My Soul; Brightly
Beams our Father's Mercy; Eternal Father.
Director of Music
Margaret Durrent.
Organist Cheryl Scarff.


Unknown: Lowestoft Bethel
Unknown: Rev James MacDonald
Organist: Margaret Durrent.
Organist: Cheryl Scarff.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.
Director Vanessa Whitburn. Stereo


Director: Vanessa Whitburn.

: News Stand

with Matthew D'Ancona.
Producer Dinah Lammiman. Stereo


Unknown: Matthew D'Ancona.
Producer: Dinah Lammiman.

: Pick of the Week

with Chris Serle. Stereo


Unknown: Chris Serle.

: Desert Island Discs

Cameraman Mohamed Amin is Sue Lawley's castaway this week.
Producer Olivia Seligman. Stereo


Unknown: Mohamed Amin
Producer: Olivia Seligman.

: The World This Weekend

with Susannah Simons.
Including the two candidates for the leadership of the Labour Party, John Smith and Bryan Gould , expressing their hopes and thoughts on the future of the party.


Unknown: Susannah Simons.
Unknown: John Smith
Unknown: Bryan Gould

: Gardeners' Question Time

This week from the Royal Show in Stoneleigh,
Warwickshire, where visitors put their questions to Dr Stefan Buczacki , Fred Downham and Sue Phillips. Chairman Clay Jones.
Producer Diana Stenson. Stereo
.WRITE on postcards only to
Gardeners' Question Time. BBC, PO Box 27, Manchester M60 1SJ


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

: Sunday Playhouse

Singing and Dancing in Kanpur
In a Kanpur nautch-house - where men go to enjoy the music and the favours of the young singers -
Banu and her friends are determined to survive as their client and protector
Inspector Baksh is ordered to supervise closure. A play by David Mowat.
Music Gauri Bapat. Barathi Sethi. V Chandran
Director Peter Kavanagh. Stereo


Play By: David Mowat.
Director: Peter Kavanagh.
Banu: Sita Ramamurthy
Nimmi: Mamta Kaash
Ara: Rita Wolf
Baksh: Madhav Sharma
Ashwat: Tariq Yunus
Mehta: Bhasker
Shanvaz: Heather Emmanuel
Various voices: David Bannerman

: The Radio Programme

It's that time of year when DJs take to the road. Laurie Taylor hitches a ride.
Producer Emma Selby. Stereo


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Emma Selby.

: Analysis

The Matrimonial State
David Walker asks whether what's happening to the traditional bonding of men and women is any business of the policy-makers.


Unknown: David Walker

: Dust Devils

Six tales of North Africa by Vaughan Purvis.
2: The Snake-charmer's
"Kader signalled us to be still and swept the lid from the basket, flooding it with light to arouse the cobra...."
Producer Simon Elmes. Stereo


Unknown: Vaughan Purvis.
Producer: Simon Elmes.

: Coastline

Cliff Michelmore travels from Southwold to Lowestoft to complete his journey along the Suffolk coast.
Producer Anthony Smith. Stereo


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Producer: Anthony Smith.

: Smith in Shining Armour: 3: All that Glisters

Phil Smith champions the cause of decency.
Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: Phil Smith
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Feedback

with Chris Dunkley.


Unknown: Chris Dunkley.

: Europhile

: Your Place or Mine?

The first collaboration between UK and US radio documentary-makers: a series of eight programmes juxtaposing stories from Middle America and provincial Britain.
2: The Two Presidents
A row is raging at the University College of North Wales at Bangor. Reporter: John Dryden. Producer Chris Paling
Editor Sharon Banoff. Stereo


Reporter: John Dryden.
Editor: Sharon Banoff.

: A Good Read

Edward Blishen invites
Margaret Drabble and Michael Holroyd to talk about four paperbacks.


Unknown: Edward Blishen
Unknown: Margaret Drabble
Unknown: Michael Holroyd

: Searching the Ashes

A version of Djordje Lebovic 's 1985 Italia Prize-winning documentary. A montage of secret notebooks and letters, written and buried by a detachment of prisoners in Auschwitz who were made to carry the corpses from the gas chambers to the ovens for burning.
English translation by John and Ruzica White
Adapted by Isabel Aitken Producer Louise Purslow


Unknown: Djordje Lebovic
Adapted By: Isabel Aitken
Producer: Louise Purslow
Anonymous: David de Keyser
Salmen Gradowstd: Lee Montague
Chaim Herman: Allan Corduner
Salmen Lewental: David Swift
Rudolf Hoss: John Moffatt
Johann Kremer: Hugh Dickson
Jewish women: Paula Jacobs
Polish Resistor: Natasha Pyne
Narrator: Richard Pasco

: Natural History Programme

Presented by Jessica Holm. Producer Simon Roberts


Presented By: Jessica Holm.
Producer: Simon Roberts

: News

: Posters of Montmartre

Four plays by John Peacock based on characters from Toulouse-
Lautrec's posters. 1: May Belfort with Bonnie Langford as May Belfort, the girl from Ireland who really only had the one song, Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me A Bow-Wow, and relied more on her beauty than her voice. with Emma Gregory.
Terence Edmond , Peter Penry Jones and Bertie the dog.
Music: Stephen Warbeck
Director Jane Morgan. Stereo


Unknown: John Peacock
Unknown: Bonnie Langford
Unknown: Emma Gregory.
Unknown: Terence Edmond
Unknown: Peter Penry Jones
Music: Stephen Warbeck
Director: Jane Morgan.
May Milton: Jane Whittenshaw
Michael Donovan: Charles Simpson
Footitt: Dermot Crowley
Angel: Alice Arnold
Madame Baron: Irene Sutcliffe
Pujol: Eric Allan

: The Board Game

The panel game in which leading business figures battle it out. Panel: Peter Day , Alastair Ross Goobey ,
Nigel Whittaker. Chairman Nigel Cassidy. Stereo


Unknown: Peter Day
Unknown: Alastair Ross Goobey
Unknown: Nigel Whittaker.
Unknown: Nigel Cassidy.

: Seeds of Faith

Life, Truth and Rock and Roll
Four "sound collages" of the human condition, with Tony Jasper. 2: Desert
Producer Alastair Simmons. Stereo


Unknown: Tony Jasper.
Producer: Alastair Simmons.

: Weather

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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.

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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