Programme Index

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Introduced by Robert Robinson and John Timpson
Including at 6.50 and 7.50 Travel news. What's on, and (6.50 only) Keep Fit; Weather and programme news at 6.55 and 7.55.
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 7.25 and 8.25; Today's Papers at 7.35* and 8.35'; and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50

Contributors

Introduced By:
Robert Robinson
Introduced By:
John Timpson

Eleven O'clock by V. S. PRITCHETT
Read by Alec McCowen
' " Come in," she said, " I m Yorkshire. I'm not like the people round here. I'm neighbourly."
' " I'm Yorkshire. I'm neighbourly too." said the milkman, rubbing his hands, and he stepped in.' Producer EILEEN CAPEL
(Alec McCowen is a National Theatre Player)

Contributors

Read By:
Alec McCowen
Producer:
Eileen Capel
Unknown:
Alec McCowen

Hot Money by FRED STEAD Read by Peter Wheeler
'Before he left the army Dicey Dixon had his future planned. And work. honest work, had no place in it.'
Producer HERBERT SMITH (Manchester)

Contributors

Read By:
Peter Wheeler
Unknown:
Dicey Dixon
Producer:
Herbert Smith

Chosen and told by Hugh Burden. 3: The Philanthropist and the Happy Cat
' He seems the incarnation of everything soft and silky and velvety.... a dreamer whose philosophy is sleep and let sleep; then.... he goes out into the garden with a red glint in his eyes ..."
It was sad to think there were people who had to sit alone in chill, dreary bedrooms ... Producer BARBARA CROWTHER

Contributors

Told By:
Hugh Burden.
Producer:
Barbara Crowther

Presenter Jeanine McMullen
Heatth and Welfare. Sex Counselling from your gp: discussed by DR WENDY GREENGROSS and clinical psychologist PAUL BROWN. NANCY WISE in the chair

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeanine McMullen
Unknown:
Dr Wendy Greengross
Unknown:
Paul Brown.

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two
2.0-2.2 News
Sexual Nature (1): MICHAEL SCHOFIELD considers the help children get in their development.
Unidentified Flying Object: LUCIE STREET saw one in the desert of North Afghanistan.
Old Films on TV: GORDON GOW looks at the line-up.
That Lady by KATE O'BRIEN abridged by PAT MCLOUGHLIN Read by JILL BALCON

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Michael Schofield
Unknown:
Gordon Gow
Unknown:
Kate O'Brien
Abridged By:
Pat McLoughlin
Read By:
Jill Balcon

Four Days to Killby ROBERT BARR
A six-part serial continuing the story of Jim Nicholson in which he undertakes a vital mission. with Edward de Souza and Geoffrev Frederick 2: Mission Tornado \
Producer CHARLES MAXWELL

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Barr
Unknown:
Jim Nicholson
Unknown:
Geoffrev Frederick
Producer:
Charles Maxwell
Jim Nicholson:
Edward Desouza
Paul O'Donnell:
Geoffrey Frederick
The Commander:
Gerald Cross
Colonel Doyle:
Frederick Treves
Sara:
Galekate Binchy
Lt Farrell:
Geoffrey Collins
Sgt Kelly:
Derek Seaton

For thousands of children - and adults, too - who ' listened in ' each Friday, Romany was the countryside, and his adventures, with Muriel, Doris and Raq, part of real life.
Thirty years after his death Romany is affectionately remembered by his family and broadcasting friends.
Introduced and produced by DILYS BREESE

Contributors

Produced By:
Dilys Breese

Five classic cases in the story of British criminal investigation as we know it today.
3: The Siege of Sidney Street by ARCHIE HILL with Laurence Payne and Katherine Parr
At 3.0 am on the morning of 3 January 1911 the police surrounded No 100 Sidney Street in the East End of London. For what purpose? And why were they armed?
Producer MARTIN JENKINS

Contributors

Unknown:
Archie Hill
Unknown:
Laurence Payne
Unknown:
Katherine Parr
Unknown:
Sidney Street
Producer:
Martin Jenkins
First narrator:
Laurence Payne
Second narrator:
Katherine Parr
Weil/Foreign man:
Alfred Hoffman
Sgt Bentley/Fire Chief:
Kerry Francis
Sgt Bryant/Constable:
Fraser Kerr
Sgt Tucker/Hugh Martin:
Terry Scully
Old lady:
Katherine Parr
Dt-Sgt Leeson:
Timothy Bateson
Dt-Insp Wensley:
Brian Haines
Winston Churchill:
David Timson

A panel game devised by TONY SIIRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON Dilys Powell , John Amis and Frank Muir challenge
Anne Scott-James , Ian Wallace and Denis Norden. In the chair Jack Longland and Steve Race Questions compiled by PETER MOORE and STEVE RACE

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Siiryane
Unknown:
Edward J. Mason
Unknown:
Dilys Powell
Unknown:
John Amis
Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Anne Scott-James
Unknown:
Ian Wallace
Unknown:
Denis Norden.
Unknown:
Jack Longland
Unknown:
Peter Moore

Who Rules Britain?
Your verdict at the polls. The fastest and fullest results service. Forecasts and Analysis.
Chairman Hardiman Scott BBC Political Editor Political Analysis:
ANTHONY KING , Professor of Government in the University of Essex, and ROBERT CARVEL. Political Editor of the London Evening Standard.
Trends and Predictions:
All the computer forecasts-and special analysis from the BBC Computer. Live coverage:
With special reports from the Party leaders' constituencies-Sidcup, Huyton, and Devon North-and from the main Party Headquarters.
The key seats will be covered by reporters with outside broadcast units both from the Network and. for the first time in a General Election, from BBC Local Radio stations.
Comment and discussion from the politicians, winners and losers, and from the journalists who chart their fortunes. A Radio News. Current Affairs, Outside Broadcasts and Local Radio co-production Executive producer BERNARD TATE
Radio 3 takes up the Election results service at 7.0 am.
Election People: pp 3-5; Guide: pp 12-16
Inshore forecast 11.46*-11.49*

Contributors

Unknown:
Hardiman Scott
Unknown:
Anthony King
Unknown:
Robert Carvel.

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More