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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Today

with Brian Redhead and John Timpson
6.30, 7.30, 8.30
News Summary
6'45* Thought for the Day
7.0. 8.0 Today's News With PETER DONALDSON
7.25*. 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday In parliament


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: John Timpson
Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: News

: Checkpoint

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: The Living World

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: In Business

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: Morning Story

A Lunchtlme News Item by ARTHUR APPLETON
Read by Michael Elder
Producer MARTIN GOLDMAN BBC Scotland long wave only


Unknown: Arthur Appleton
Read By: Michael Elder
Producer: Martin Goldman

: Daily Service

NEM, p 1; Stand up, and bless the Lord (BBC HB 268); psalm 24; I
Corinthians 15, vv 47,58; Teach me, my God and King (BP 80) long wave only

: That Reminds Me

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: Enquire Within

Let Nell Landor , together with his specialist experts and the help of the BBC Reference Library, sort out your queries.
Questions, on a postcard please. to Enquire
Within, Broadcasting
House. London WIA 4WW Producer ANGELA HIND long wave only


Unknown: Nell Landor

: You and Yours

Paul Heiney with the latest news for consumers. Today Leslie Cottlngton with the latest food news. What's new in the shops? What's good value for money?


Unknown: Paul Heiney
Unknown: Leslie Cottlngton

: Yes Minister: The Economy Drive

by Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn
In which economy begins at home and ends outside the French Embassy.


Writer: Antony Jay
Writer: Jonathan Lynn
Producer: Pete Atkin
Jim Hacker: Paul Eddington
Sir Humphrey: Nigel Hawthorne
Bernard: Derek Fowlds
Annie: Diana Hoddinott
Frank: Bill Nighy
Sir Frederick: Peter Cellier
Nellie: Valerie Murray
Ron Watson: Milton Johns
Jane: Carole Boyd

: The World atOne: News

Presenter Sir Robin Day

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

introduced by Sue MacGregor , Including Who's Holding the Babyl: Now that so many men are choosing to be present when their children are born and to be involved in the care of their babies, should they be granted formal paternity leave? PETER PERKS reports.
I Start Counting (4) long wave only


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor

: Afternoon Theatre

Unsticking Ainsley by JOHN EDWARDS
Charles Ainsley is a scientist who came up with two wonder drugs a decade ago and has done little since but play with model aeroplanes and tend a drink problem. Now the management would like to give him the ' boot but he suddenly comes up with an Idea that alters everything.
Directed by GERRY JONES


Unknown: Unsticking Ainsley
Unknown: John Edwards
Unknown: Charles Ainsley
Directed By: Gerry Jones
McDougal: Peter Howell
Kleron Hlgglns: David Graham
Charlie Alnsley: John Hollis
Juiie: Karen Archer
Dr Peter Hurst: Geoffrey Collins
Prof Yamura: Nigel Graham
Mr TOZO: William Eedle
David: Moir Leslie
Paul: Pauline Siddle

: Just After Four

The Cottage Garden Year: Autumn (3)

: Bookshelf

: Story Time

A Passage to India (9)

: PM

with Robert Williams and Susannah Simons


Unknown: Robert Williams
Unknown: Susannah Simons

: The SixO'Clock News

with EUGENE FRASER including Financial Report


Unknown: Eugene Fraser

: TransatlanticQuiz 1983

Six contests between teams in London and In New York. Round Four NEW YORK
Anthony Quinton (Chairman) with Brendan Gill , author and theatre critic of the New Yorker and Shana Alexander journalist and author LONDON
Louis Allen
(Chairman) with Irene Thomas and John Julius Norwich Question researcher BERNICE COUPE
Producer TREVOR HILL BBC Manchester


Unknown: Anthony Quinton
Unknown: Brendan Gill
Unknown: Shana Alexander
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: John Julius Norwich

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Frt 1.40 pm)

: Any Answers?

A chance to air your views on some of the subjects raised In last week's Any Quettions! Introduced by David Jacobs
Producer MARY PRICE BBC Bristol


Introduced By: David Jacobs
Producer: Mary Price

: The Roadto Llareggub

Dylan Thomas completed his famous play for voices, Under Milk
Wood. just before his death 30 years ago. It was hailed as a new departure In broadcasting, yet it arose naturally out of his earlier radio scripts.
The development of his craft as a writer for radio - and as a performer - is examined with extracts from Quite Early One
Morning. Return Journey to Swansea and other recordings.
There are Interviews with Douglas Cleverdon ,
John Arlott , R. D. Smith , Philip Burton and Rachel Thomas
Narrator John Prior
Written and produced by HERBERT WILLIAMS BBC Wales
(Repeated: Fri 11.0 am)


Unknown: Dylan Thomas
Unknown: Douglas Cleverdon
Unknown: John Arlott
Unknown: R. D. Smith
Unknown: Philip Burton
Narrator: Rachel Thomas
Produced By: Herbert Williams

: Concert Prelude

Fritz Speigl looks forward to the music In tonight's concert.


Unknown: Fritz Speigl

: Haitink ConductsSchubert

direct from the Barbican Hall, London
BBC Symphony Orchestra leader RODNEY FRIEND conducted by Bernard Haitink
Schubert Symphony No 9. In c


Leader: Rodney Friend
Conducted By: Bernard Haitink

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan presents tonight's edition which
Includes reviews of Lovers Dancing, a new comedy by Charles Dyer about two couples who meet once a year to celebrate the anniversary of a ballroom dancing competition, starring Paul Eddington. Colin Blakely , Georgina Hale and Jane Carr , at the Albery
Theatre, London; and ' The Decoration of the Suburban Villa, 1880-
1940 '. an exhibition at the Broomfield Museum,
Broomfield Park. London. Producer JOHN BOUNDY


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Comedy By: Charles Dyer
Unknown: Paul Eddington.
Unknown: Colin Blakely
Unknown: Georgina Hale
Unknown: Jane Carr
Unknown: Park. London.
Producer: John Boundy

: The WorldTonight: News

John Morgan reporting


Unknown: John Morgan

: A Book at Bedtime

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: The Financial World Tonight

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

: News

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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.

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