Programme Index

Discover 9,871,860 listings and 221,184 playable programmes from the BBC

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The world this morning, what Britain's getting up to, plus the news from anywhere on earth, introduced by John Timpson
Including at 6.50 and 7.50 VHF Regional news and weather: at S.55 and 7.55 Weather and programme news At 7.0 and 8.1 News and more of Today with Sports-desk at 7.27 and 8.27; Today's Papers at 7.35* and 8.35* and Thought for the Day 7.45-7.50 Editor MIKE CHANEY
English Regions: see column 5

Contributors

Introduced By:
John Timpson
Editor:
Mike Chaney

as he, Sheridan Morley , Mavis Nicholson , Lance Perclval , Kenneth Robinson. Fritz Spiegl and their guests entertain you for the next unpredictable hour. Producer IAN GARDHOUSE

Contributors

Unknown:
Sheridan Morley
Unknown:
Mavis Nicholson
Unknown:
Lance Perclval
Unknown:
Kenneth Robinson.
Unknown:
Fritz Spiegl
Producer:
Ian Gardhouse

Why does the heron fly with its neck folded up - whereas most birds fly with their necks thrust forward?
We ask the team to stick its neck out and answer another batch of your wildlife questions. Introduced by DEREK JONES Producer JOHN HARRISON
Series producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol

Contributors

Introduced By:
Derek Jones
Producer:
John Harrison
Producer:
Dilys Breese

The Healthy People or Calorie Castle by MAEVE BINCHY
Read by Cecile Chevreau
' Tears of emotion came to Mrs Field 's eyes when her family gave her a present of a week in a Health Farm. But the emotion wasn't gratitude, it was rage ..."
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER

Contributors

Unknown:
Maeve Binchy
Read By:
Cecile Chevreau
Unknown:
Mrs Field
Producer:
Barbara Crowther

Presenter Mavis Nicholson The World of Work
With jobs hard to find, MARGARET KORVING studies the market and looks at new opportunities in training and employment.
Your Money: what should you be doing with it now? Editor DENNIS LOWER

Contributors

Presenter:
Mavis Nicholson

from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
2.0-2.2 News
' Involved in Mankind ': HELEN PALMER views an exhibition of Third World Art - produced by British children.
Social Workers - 4: Home Sweet Home. This week we look at the social workers whose clients live in Residential Homes.
Consumer Commentary: NORMAN TOZER with a round-up of consumer news at home and abroad.
Lucky Jim by KINGSLEY AMIS abridged in 12 parts by PAT MCLOUGHLIN
Read bv Martin Jarvis (1)
The all-time classic comic novel on academic life, Lucky Jim , lists the fortunes or rather misfortunes of Jim Dixon , a man of many faces, most of which don't fit his surroundings.
Editor WYN KNOWLES

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Helen Palmer
Unknown:
Pat McLoughlin
Unknown:
Martin Jarvis
Unknown:
Lucky Jim
Unknown:
Jim Dixon
Editor:
Wyn Knowles
on BBC Radio 4 FM

Robert Williams with PM's reporting team Editor DEREK LEWIS
5.50 Financial Report
VHF Regional news and weather
5.55 Weather, programme news

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Williams
Editor:
Derek Lewis

'twixt Katharine Whitehorn Eleanor Summerficld and Tim Rice. David Nixon
Tune-twisters from Steve Race In the Chair Roy Plomley Devised and written by IAN MESSITER
Producer MARTIN FISHER
(Starting next Monday at this time a new panel game: What's it all About? Lateral thinking)

Contributors

Unknown:
Katharine Whitehorn
Unknown:
Eleanor Summerficld
Unknown:
Tim Rice.
Unknown:
David Nixon
Unknown:
Roy Plomley
Written By:
Ian Messiter
Producer:
Martin Fisher

On 12 January Dame Agatha Christie , authoress of many famous detective novels, died. Last September, on her 85th birthday, this programme was broadcast as a portrait of a truly remarkable writer. We are repeating the programme as a tribute to her. and as a reminder of her achievements In the field of detective fiction. Narrator Cliff Michelmore
With PETER SAUNDERS , NIGEL STOCK and JULIAN SYMONS
Written and produced by MICHELL RAPER

Contributors

Unknown:
Dame Agatha Christie
Unknown:
Peter Saunders
Unknown:
Julian Symons
Produced By:
Michell Raper

The True Lance by IAN RODGER
I My Lord. I won't get into trouble for this, will I ... ? It's been bugging me for months and if I don't tell you, as he said I should, I'll just go out of me mind.... I have been told where to find the Holy Lance.... I mean I've seen it in my mind's eye, like. When I've been along with this gentleman that calls hisself Saint Andrew. '
Other parts PAUL WEBSTER
DAVID MALLINSON and DAVID ROSS Producer TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Ian Rodger
Unknown:
Saint Andrew.
Unknown:
Paul Webster
Unknown:
David Mallinson
Unknown:
David Ross
Producer:
Tony Cliff
Elvira:
Fiona Walker
Raymond:
John Rowe
Bohemond:
Nigel Anthony
Matilde:
Judith Barker
Bart:
John Hollis
Tancred:
Howard Benbrook
Baldwin:
Russell Dixon
Adhemar:
Hugh Dickson
Peter the Hermit:
Geoffrey Banks

BBC Radio 4 FM

About BBC Radio 4

Intelligent speech, the most insightful journalism, the wittiest comedy, the most fascinating features and the most compelling drama and readings anywhere in UK radio.

Appears in

About this data

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