Programme Index

Discover 9,874,465 listings and 221,434 playable programmes from the BBC

Presenters Brian Redhead and Wendy Jones
6 45' Prayer for the Dau With THE REV NOF.L BAITlt
7.0 9 Today's News Read by BRYAN martin
710 8 30 News headlines
7.3 0 ThouflM /or fthe Day
7.45'Thought fortneDay

Contributors

Presenters:
Brian Redhead
Presenters:
Wendy Jones
Read By:
Bryan Martin

Plus Libby Purves with a birthday interview of the week and familiar and unfamiliar figures to enliven and enrich your Wednesday morning with live conversation and confrontations.
Producer IAN GARDIIOUSE

Contributors

Unknown:
Libby Purves
Producer:
Ian Gardiiouse

visits Wales, where members of the Barry Boys Parent-Teacher Association put their questions to
Bill Sowerbutts
Professor Alan Gemmell and Clay Jones
Questlonmaster Ken Ford BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown:
Professor Alan Gemmell
Unknown:
Clay Jones
Unknown:
Questlonmaster Ken

with Sue MacGregor including
Guest of the Week: the actor Hlywel Bennett. In Memoriam:
FRANCES DONNELLY turns the pages ot Queen Victoria's album of consolation. The Intruder by GILLIAN TINDALL abridged in 12 parts by ELJZAIIETII BRADBURY
Read by Amanda Murray (1) ' Jane finally decided that she ana her husband would never see eye-to-eye in September 1938: the fateful month of Munich It was a decision which was to lead to her - and her small son Mark - spending the war as fugitives in Vichy France.'
(Music: Alwyn's Fourth Symphony)

Contributors

Unknown:
Hlywel Bennett.
Unknown:
Frances Donnelly
Unknown:
Gillian Tindall
Read By:
Amanda Murray

Daydream Believer by HARRY DUFFIN
Sue is a 16-year-old who lives in a dream world inhabited by such film stars as Clint Eastwood. She believes that this is the sort of man who will take her away from the inevitable marriage and kids that she sees as her only future. One day a real ' Clint ' turns up at the factory.
Directed by CAROLINE SMITH
BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Duffin
Unknown:
Clint Eastwood.
Directed By:
Caroline Smith
Sue -:
Annie Tyson
Man/Dad/Second man:
Kenneth Alan Taylor
Mary:
Judith Barker
Alice:
Ann Rye
Tony:
Alan Parnauy
Barman/First man:
Tim Iremonger

A series of seven programmes in which the poet George MacBeth presents poems about animals. 1: Pets
Readers jrix balcon RONALD PICKUP
PETER WICKHAM Producer
ALEC REID

Contributors

Unknown:
George MacBeth
Unknown:
Ronald Pickup
Unknown:
Peter Wickham
Unknown:
Alec Reid

The second of two programmes compiled by MAVIS WALKER
Isabelle Bird has become acquainted with a strange, eccentric man known as Mountain Jim. He has kept his word and guided Isabelle up Long's Peck. the mountain which had attracted her from afar. Narrator RONALD herbman Voice SPENCER BANKS
Producer DAVID SPENSER

Contributors

Unknown:
Mavis Walker
Unknown:
Isabelle Bird
Unknown:
Mountain Jim.
Producer:
David Spenser
Isabelle Bird:
Peggy Ashcroft
on BBC Radio 4 FM

Presenters Susannah Simons and John Sergeant on VHF until 5.55
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news

Contributors

Presenters:
Susannah Simons
Presenters:
John Sergeant

Travel
Frank Muir and Alfred Marks skip through the comic literature of the subject, with recorded humour from
FRANKIE HOWERD , ROWAN ATKINSON , TOM LEHRER
KENNETH WILLIAMS , PADDY ROBERTS , BOB NEWHART No better physic for a melancholy man than change of air and variety of places.
(ROBERT BURTON)
Written by FRANK MUIR and SIMON BRETT
Producer PETE ATKIN
(Repeated: Fri 12.27 pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Muir
Unknown:
Alfred Marks
Unknown:
Frankie Howerd
Unknown:
Rowan Atkinson
Unknown:
Tom Lehrer
Unknown:
Kenneth Williams
Unknown:
Paddy Roberts
Unknown:
Bob Newhart
Written By:
Frank Muir
Written By:
Simon Brett
Producer:
Pete Atkin

In the last of four programmes Laurie Tayler , Professor o-f Sociology at York
University, nervously tries out some of the Jess usual ways in which people enjoy themselves.
This week: A Barn Dance Producer JENNY de YONG
(Repeated: Thurs 9.5 am)

Contributors

Unknown:
Laurie Tayler
Producer:
Jenny de Yong

At the time of his death in 1936 Sir Henry Wellcome 's collection of medical, anthropological and archaeological objects consisted of over one-and-a-half million items. Geoff Watts visits the Wellcome Museum of the History of Medicine which opened last December at the Science Museum in London, and examines how this extraordinary testimony to man's concern with his health was assembled.
Producer ALISON Richards

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Henry Wellcome
Unknown:
Geoff Watts
Producer:
Alison Richards

The second of six programmes in which Marian Foster presents the showcase for amateur choirs. This week:
Felling Mate Voice Choir conductor
NORMAN WILLIAMS
KEN MURRAY (piano) and the Wirral Singers conductor DORIS pahkinson JACKIE MARTINDALE (pianO) Producer IAN CARSON BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown:
Marian Foster
Conductor:
Norman Williams
Piano:
Ken Murray
Conductor:
Doris Pahkinson
Piano:
Jackie Martindale

Five miles east of Belfast, the 'village' of Dundonald Lies in the shadow of Stormont, the old Northern Ireland
Parliament; its immigrant population, many of whom are from the city centre have brought with them the diversity of belief and attitude that makes up loyalist Ulster.
In the second of two programmes reflecting 'ordinary' life in Northern Ireland,
Margaret Percy presents a portrait of Dundonald, the Protestant heartland. Producer SHARON BANOFF

Contributors

Unknown:
Margaret Percy
Producer:
Sharon Banoff

includes Not in Front of an Audience, a parody of plays and musicals by the Not the Nine O'Clock
News team, at the Theatre Royal. Drury Lane; and a report on the National Student Film Festival at the National Film Theatre; where the judges include Derek Malcolm and David Puttnam.
Presenter Natalie Wheen Producer
RICHARD BANNERMAN

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Malcolm
Unknown:
David Puttnam.
Presenter:
Natalie Wheen
Producer:
Richard Bannerman

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