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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Father Denis Blackledge SJ.


Unknown: Father Denis Blackledge

: Today

with Peter Hobday and John Humphrys. Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with ChristinaRees.


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: John Humphrys.

: The Return of Hyman Kaplan

Part 2 of the novel by Leo Rosten.


Novel By: Leo Rosten.

: News

: Call Robin Lustig:

Producer Poppy Hughes. LINES OPEN from 8.00am

: Daily Service

Lord. thy word abideth (Ravenshaw); Psalm 1; Teach me, 0 Lord, the way of thy statutes (Attwood); Thanks to God whose word was spoken (Kingley Vale).
Director of Music James Whitbourn.


Music: James Whitbourn.

: My Father's Land

The second of two programmes in which Sally Magnusson explores her Icelandic roots. This week, she travels north. Producer Anna Magnusson


Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Producer: Anna Magnusson

: Children's Radio 4: Vlad the Drac

2: "1 just felt terribly hungry and then the milkman called, so I ate him."

: * Cricket

Commentary on both of the NatWest Trophy semi-finals. Including at
1.00 The World at One as FM
* Approximate time

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Juliet Alexander. Serial: The Great Elephant Chose (2)


Introduced By: Juliet Alexander.

: Medicine Now

with Geoff Watts. Producer Toby Murcott


Unknown: Geoff Watts.
Producer: Toby Murcott

: You and Yours

with John Howard.


Unknown: John Howard.

: It's Your Round

The search for Britain's brightest pub quiz team continues. Producer Phil Bowker


Producer: Phil Bowker

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: Thirty Minute Theatre: Rats

The first of two plays specially written for Patricia Hayes by John Antrobus. When a murder enquiry opens on a London estate, the only lead the police have is the bizarre ramblings of a local little old lady. Director Lucy Hackney (The sequel to this play, How I Met Franz, can be heard next week)


Author: John Antrobus.
Old lady: Patricia Hayes
Policeman Sargent: Mark Lambert
Policewoman Janet: Susannah Corbett
Director: Lucy Hackney

: A Night at the Opera

The actor Christopher Lee talks to Monty Haltrecht about his enthusiasm for opera. Producer Gillian Hush


Talks: Christopher Lee
Unknown: Monty Haltrecht
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Anderson Country

with Gerry Anderson.


Unknown: Gerry Anderson.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Gill Pyrah reviews a new production of A Midsummer Night's Dream and discovers another perspective on the late Ralph Ellison 's book The Invisible Man. Producer Erika Wright (Revised repeat at 9.30pm)


Unknown: Gill Pyrah
Unknown: Ralph Ellison
Producer: Erika Wright

: Short Story: Wildblood's Woman

by Helen Slavin. " He was wearing a flannel suit in a petrol blue. His tie was hand-dyed silk in an outrageous poppy design. Anyone else would have looked like a refugee from the circus. ArthurWildblood looked like Clark Gable without the ears." Read by Lesley Nicol. Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: Helen Slavin.
Read By: Lesley Nicol.
Producer: Gillian Hush

: PM

with Linda Lewis and John Sopel.


Unknown: Linda Lewis
Unknown: John Sopel.

: Jane and Prudence

by Barbara Pym.
6: Mizpah. Fabian buys Jessie a brooch and sends a letter of regret to Prudence. Dramatised by Elizabeth Proud Producer Sioned Wiliam


Unknown: Barbara Pym.
Dramatised By: Elizabeth Proud
Producer: Sioned Wiliam
Jane Cleveland: Penelope Wilton
Prudence Bales: Rebecca Front
Fabian Driver: Julian Glover
Miss Doggett: Elizabeth Spriggs
Jessie Morrow: Samantha Bond
Nicholas Cleveland: Benjamin Whitrow
Miss Trapnell: Elizabeth Proud
Geoffrey Manifold: Christopher Scoular
Mrs Glaze: Ann Windsor
Flora: Cathy Sara
Mr Oliver: Glen Hugill

: News

: The Archers

Debbie's baling out.

: File on 4

The last in the series investigating major issues, changing attitudes and important events at home and abroad. Terry Dignan reports. Producer Lynne Jones


Unknown: Terry Dignan
Producer: Lynne Jones

: Science Now

The weekly review of developments in science, presented by Alun Lewis.


Presented By: Alun Lewis.

: First Person Singular

Each week, a different presenter introduces an anthology on a theme of their choice.
2: South. Brian Thompson considers the urge of gloomy northern Europeans to travel south. He remembers his own early journeys and draws on the writings of South Sea explorers, Flaubert and poets and musicians as diverse as Rachmaninov and 50s songstress Kay Starr. Producer Amanda Mares


Unknown: Brian Thompson
Songstress: Kay Starr.
Producer: Amanda Mares

: In Touch

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap.
Presented by Peter White. Producer Dave Harvey
QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: phone [number removed] between 9.30pm and 10.30pm
FACTSHEET: send large sae to [address removed]
HANDBOOK: £17.95, from [address removed]


Presented By: Peter White.
Producer: Dave Harvey

: Kaleidoscope

: The World Tonight

with Janet Cohen.


Unknown: Janet Cohen.

: Book at Bedtime: The Pursuit of Love

Part 2 of Nancy Mitford 's novel.


Unknown: Nancy Mitford

: Mediumwave

: The Heritage Quiz

Pepys' diaries and Morecambe and Wise, the Royal Ballet and the Mary Rose. Charles Dickens and Hardwick Hall
- all ingredients in that rich mixture, British heritage. Sue MacGregor quizzes panellists Christopher Cook , Colin Ford, Philippa Gregory and Adrian Henri at the Merseyside Maritime Museum.


Unknown: Mary Rose.
Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Hardwick Hall
Unknown: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Philippa Gregory
Unknown: Adrian Henri

: 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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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