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: News Briefing

News, weather, papers and sport

: Farming Today

from the Royal Show at
Stonelelgh, Warwickshire Producers MARTIN SMALL and ALLAN WRIGHT
6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only


Unknown: Allan Wright

: Today

Presenters Brian Redhead and Peter Hobday
6.45* Prayer for the Day With HEATHER HARRISON
6.55. 7.55 Weather forecast
7.0. 8.0 Today's News
7.20 Your Letters
7.25*. 8.25* Sport
7.30, 8.30 News Summary
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday In Parliament
8.57 Weather: travel


Presenters: Brian Redhead
Presenters: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Heather Harrison
Read By: Pauline Bushnell

: News

: Tuesday Call: [number removed]

Buying and Selling a Home
What is the best time of the year to buy? Is It necessary to have a survey? Do you need to use a solicitor? Should you redecorate before selling? Is there any advantage in selling by auction? To answer your questions on all aspects of buying and selling a home. Sue MacGregor Is joined in the studio by chartered surveyor and estate agent John Thomas. Produced by the Woman's Hour unit
Lines open from 8.0 am


Unknown: John Thomas.

: News

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the countries they work in.

: Morning Story

What You Got at the Bottom of Yours? by SMONA GARNET
Read by Sheila Donald Producer JOHN ARNOTT BBC Scotland


Read By: Sheila Donald
Producer: John Arnott

: Daily Service

NEM. p 42; Of the Spirit's gifts to me (bp 70); Psalm 20; Matthew 12. vv 10-21 (rsv): Sing Alleluia in duteous praise (BBC HB 282)

: News

followed by travel

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

A Marriage of Convenience by MICHAEL WALL

: Wildlife

A special edition with topics suggested by you - the listener. Your letters, your favourite sounds and the mystery sound competition.
Presented by Derek Jones Producer john HARRISON BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Sat 3.5 pm)


Presented By: Derek Jones
Producer: John Harrison

: News

: You and Yours

Paul Heiney with the latest news, advice and information for consumers.


Unknown: Paul Heiney

: Brain of Britain 1983

Chairman Robert Robinson 17: London - Second Round
Adrian Montgomery (teacher)
Dr John Milsom (geophysicist)
Michael Splttal (teacher)
Charles Arthur (financial futures trader)
including Beat the Brains
Programme devised by JOHN P. WYNN
Questions set by IAN GILLIES
(Repeated: Thurs 6.30 pm)
12.55 Weather; travel; programme news


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Adrian Montgomery
Unknown: Dr John Milsom
Unknown: Michael Splttal
Unknown: Charles Arthur
Unknown: John P. Wynn.
Unknown: Ian Gillies
Producer: Richard Edis

: The World at One: News

Presenter Sir Robin Day

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Including
Rodeo Women: GORDON BOWKER talks to some of the female participants in rodeo - one of the fastest-growing sports in Canada and North America.
Babies and Books: with the help of toddlers and their parents, KAREN DECO proves that it is never too early for the fun to start. Close Quarters (9)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Talks: Gordon Bowker

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Heartfelt by DAVID boisseau with Carole Boyd and James Kerry
Caroline and Jack have something in common, but they discover It too late.


Unknown: David Boisseau
Unknown: Carole Boyd
Unknown: James Kerry
Unknown: Eileen Broster
Directed By: Christopher Venning
Caroline Cbater: Carole Boyd
Alan Chater: John Webb
Jack Field: James Kerry
Mrs Field: Jane Wenham
Ann Field: Moir Leslie
Martin Fletcher: Stuart Organ
Maggie Fletcher: Fiona Walker
Dr Foster: Brett Usher
Shopper: Vanessa Knox-Mawer
Shop assistant: Richard Huw
Supervisor: Brenda Kaye
Jimmy/Girl in pub: Susan Sheridan
Jenny: Sheila Ferris

: News

: Just After Four

Manners, Ancient and Modern
1: Etiquette 16th-Centurtf Style
Reg Rees selects from the works of Galateo, 1558. Producer SUSAN SNAlLUM


Unknown: Reg Rees
Producer: Susan Snallum

: Clogs to Clogs

A century ago
Workington in West
Cumbria was transformed into a thriving iron and steel town, under the guidance of James Duffteld , a one-time pit )ad. Today the town Is in decline,. David Bean trace's its rise and fall, and revives the memory of the extraordinary man who brought it prosperity. Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Unknown: James Duffteld

: Story Time

Judgement Day (2)

: PM

Presenters Robert Williams and Valerie Singleton
on VHF until 5.55
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather; programme news


Presenters: Robert Williams
Presenters: Valerie Singleton

: The Six O'Clock News

with PETER DONALDSON including Financial Report


Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: The Curious World of ...

Michael White , Parliamentary commentator on J he Guardian, having recovered from the rigours of the campaign trail, takes an askance glance at the lighter and odder corners of the political stage.
Producer DILLY BARLOW (Rptd: Thurs 12.27 pm)


Unknown: Michael White
Producer: Dilly Barlow

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed 1.40 pm)

: Medicine Now

What's new in medical science? How well are the doctors looking after us? Geoff Watts reports producer DEBORAH COHEN (Repeated: Sat 2.35 pm)


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Deborah Cohen

: The Anatomy of a Retirement

Harry Soan begins the first of a four-part series of reflections on his 18 years of retirement. A one-time Baptist minister, turned farmer, he rents out the land he loved to work and learns to come to terms with the life he leads.
Producer JANE MARSHALL BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Harry Soan
Producer: Jane Marshall

: File on 4

Reporter Stuart Simon Producer LIZ CARNEY Editor DAVID TAYLOR BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 4.10 pm)


Reporter: Stuart Simon
Producer: Liz Carney
Editor: David Taylor

: On the Cards

A personal history of the Tarot, written and presented by Bob Couttle with clairvoyant Terry E. Bromley and historian Alfred Douglas.
Producer ALEC REID


Presented By: Bob Couttle
Unknown: Terry E. Bromley
Unknown: Alfred Douglas.
Producer: Alec Reid

: In Touch

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. Presenter Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL Listeners can phone in queries and comments relating to the programme on [number removed], 8.30-10.0 pm

: Kaleidoscope

includes reviews of Another Time, Another
Place, Michael Radford 's film about a group of Italian prisoners of war and the effect they have on a small farmtng community in the north of Scotland in 1944; and Artists of the Tudor Court, The Portrait
Miniature Rediscovered 1520-1620, a major exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Presenter Michael Oliver Producer Richard DUNN


Unknown: Michael Radford
Unknown: Albert Museum.
Presenter: Michael Oliver
Producer: Richard Dunn

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

with Simon Winchester and voices and opinions from around the world


Unknown: Simon Winchester

: A Book at Bedtime

A Square of Sky (7) long wave only

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4's international business report; market trends. long wave only

: Today in Parliament

long wave only

: News

Weather report; forecast long wave only followed by an Interlude

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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.

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