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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Today

Presented by John Timpson and Peter Hobday
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With ROGER PARRY
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: John Timpson
Presented By: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Roger Parry
Read By: Laurie MacMillan
Unknown: Charles Colville

: News

: For Schools

9.5 A Service for Schools Jesus and the People - A news report by DAVID SELF
9.25 Secondary English (11-14) Out of Africa (9): Black Face in the Mirror: The Life of Ira Aldridge 9.50 First Steps in Drama Zoo Project
4: Open Day at the Zoo by DEIRDRE GRIFFIN Presented by TONY AITKEN
10.10 Playtime
10.25 In Your Own Time The teenage leisure programme Presented by ANNE NIGHTINGALE


Unknown: Deirdre Griffin
Presented By: Tony Aitken
Presented By: Anne Nightingale

: The Living World

Peter France discovers how farmers can use the honey bees own language to protect them from pesticides in a magazine edition of wildlife and countryside news.
Producer MEUNDA BARKER BBC Bristol


Producer: Meunda Barker

: Medicine Now

: Morning Story Time and Tide

Read by Angela Barlow
A happy day at the seaside turns into a nightmare. Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol


Unknown: Esme Boult
Read By: Angela Barlow
Producer: Pamela Howe

: Daily Service

from the Chapel of Unity, Methodist College, Belfast
May the Hand of God Protect Us Christ is made the sure foundation (BBC HB 445); Sing joyfully (Byrd); Thy hand, 0 God, has guided (BBC HB 187)

: Analysis

: For Schools

ll.ONoticeboard With TONY BARNFIELD
11.5 In the News Presented by JOHN HEDGES
11.30 Wavelength YTS in Action Introduced by ANDY PEEBLES


Unknown: Tony Barnfield
Presented By: John Hedges
Introduced By: Andy Peebles

: History Reflected

Famous people and events evoked in prose and poetry.
Four programmes compiled and presented by John Carroll 2: The Spanish Armada Readers GARARD GREEN


Presented By: John Carroll
Readers: Garard Green
Unknown: Anthony Hyde
Unknown: Carole Boyd
Producer: Margaret Bradley

: You and Yours

Britain's cities are now facing the consequences of the 1960s housing boom, when high-rise tower blocks and system-built homes were thrown up with scant regard to the future.
In today's programme Trevor Barnes reports from
Birmingham, where housing officials wonder what to do with astronomical repair bills and thousands of derelict homes.


Unknown: Trevor Barnes

: Just a Minute


: The World at One: News

Presented by Gordon Clough


Presented By: Gordon Clough

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Comer Today's story: Ben Finds a Friend by ANNE MARIE CHAPOUTON
2.5 The Music Box Written and presented by MICHAEL BURNETT and SANDRA KERR
2.20 Living Language With GEORGE LAYTON The Celestial Omnibus by E M FORSTER adapted by SANDY BROWNJOHN
2.40 Newscast Presented by UBBY FAWBERT


Unknown: Anne Marie Chapouton
Presented By: Michael Burnett
Presented By: Sandra Kerr
Unknown: George Layton
Adapted By: Sandy Brownjohn
Presented By: Ubby Fawbert

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Dilly Barlow Schools Poetry Carnival: the first national schools poetry carnival is involving thousands of children throughout Britain this month. To celebrate the occasion, LYNN TEN KATE presents a selection of poems written and read by pupils from the middle schools. The Private World of Georgette Heyer (2)


Introduced By: Dilly Barlow
Read By: Pupils From
Unknown: Georgette Heyer

: The Afternoon Play: After the Funeral

The first of two plays by Alun Owen
When two brothers turn up for the funeral of their mother, they disagree about what should happen to their grandfather with whom their mother has been living.
(Sion Probert is a member of the RSC)


Writer: Alun Owen
Director: Martin Jenkins
Morgan Roberts: John Shrapnel
Capt John Roberts: Glyn Houston
Dave Roberts: Tony Haygarth
Vera: And Elizabeth Estensen
Blodwen: Elizabeth Morgan
Ailwen: Siân Owen
Esther: Dorothea Phillips
Ieuan/Minister: Sion Probert
Mourner: Jenny Funnell
Mourner: Brian Smith
Mourner: David Garth
Mourner: Melinda Walker

: Enquire Within

We all have queries, quibbles and quandaries which we mean to resolve but which always lie unanswered at the back of our minds.
Let Neil Landor , together with his specialist experts and the help of the BBC Reference
Library, sort out the answers. Producer STEPHEN SHIPLEY


Unknown: Neil Landor
Producer: Stephen Shipley

: Bookshelf

: Story Time

Jennings in Particular (3)

: PM

Presented by Susannah Simons and Robert Williams continued on VHF/FM 5.50-5.55


Presented By: Susannah Simons
Presented By: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

With PETER DONALDSON including Financial Report


Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: Brain of Britain 1985


: News

: The Archers

Written by HELEN LEADBEATER Cast for the week:
BBC Birmingham


Written By: Helen Leadbeater
Peggy Archer: June Spencer
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Tony Archer: Coun Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Galumore
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Archer: Judy Bennett
Elizabeth Archer: Alison Dowling
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Jack Woolley: Arnold Peters
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Martha Woodford: Molue Harris
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Jethro Larkin: George Hart
Col Danby: Ballard Berkeley
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Nigel Pargetter: Graham Seed

: Any Answers?

A chance to air your views on some of the subjects raised in last week's Any Questions?
Introduced by John Timpson Compiled by LAURIE MASON Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
Send your letters to:
Any Answers? BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR


Introduced By: John Timpson
Unknown: Laurie Mason
Producer: Carole Stone

: International Assignment

Reports from BBC correspondents around the world.
A Radio News production by ADAM RAPHAEL


Production By: Adam Raphael

: Hi-tech

Hi-tech can mean space shuttles, ceramic car engines, intelligent computers - or talking coffee-pots and electronic rodent disposal devices. Alun Lewis beats a path to the door of the latest technological developments. Producer GEOFF DEEHAN
0 FEATURE: page 21


Unknown: Alun Lewis
Producer: Geoff Deehan

: Profile

A personal portrait in conversation, recollection and anecdote; an assessment of a public figure or the story of a private individual.

: Does He Take Sugar?

A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners and their families, with countrywide news and views on all matters of concern to them.
Presenter John Mills Editor MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence and enquiries to: BBC. Broadcasting House, London WIA 4WW
Phone [number removed](10.0 am-5.0 pm)


Presenter: John Mills
Editor: Marlene Pease

: John Ebdon

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan presents tonight's edition which includes interviews, news and reviews of books, films, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Nicholas Morgan

: A Book at Bedtime

The Rich Mrs Robinson (4)


Unknown: Mrs Robinson

: The World Tonight

including at 10.40 a statement on behalf of the SDP-Liberal
Alliance by The Rt Hon David Steel , mp, on the Budget.
11.0 Headlines on VHF/FM until 11.0


Unknown: David Steel

: Study on 4

The State of the Vatican The third of five programmes

: Open University

Education for Adults: Paulo Freire

: *am News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

Making Work
7: Bosses Can be Difficult Tact can be a virtue - grand opening day and at 12.50
8: On the Fiddle Other people's dishonesty - if you're not making money, maybe you're selling the wrong product!

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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.

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.

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