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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Dr John Newton

: Today

Presented by John Timpson and Brian Redhead
6-30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With BOB FINIGAN
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by HARRIET CASS
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: John Timpson
Presented By: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Bob Finigan
Read By: Harriet Cass
Unknown: Garry Richardson

: News

: For Schools

9.5 Noticeboard A half-term round-up of news for primary and middle school teachers from TONY BARNFIELD. Stereo
9.10 A Service for Schools Caring for Children 2: Simon Reader ABIGAIL DOCHERTY Written by ANN LOVELL
9.30 Secondary English: 11-14 The Hound of the Baskervtlles by SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE adapted byROY APPS With ALEC MCCOWEN as Sherlock Holmes (1) Stereo (R)
9.50 First Steps in Drama The Hall of Mirrors
1: At the End of the Pier by CATHY DRYSDALE Presented by CRAWFORD LOGAN Stereo
10.10 Playtime
10.25 Country Dancing: Stage I Introduced by JOHN TETHER (6) (R)


Unknown: Tony Barnfield.
Reader: Abigail Docherty
Written By: Ann Lovell
Unknown: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Adapted By: Roy Apps
Unknown: Alec McCowen
Unknown: Cathy Drysdale
Presented By: Crawford Logan
Introduced By: John Tether

: The Natural History Programme

In the heart of the Peruvian rain forest there's a witch-doctor using a computer. Edible ants, a leaf that cures snake bites and an instant anaesthetic are some of the mysteries uncovered by the remarkable 'Bioresources' project. Fergus Keeling and Lionel Kelleway report. Producer GEORGE MONBIOT BBC Bristol
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Unknown: Fergus Keeling

: Women - Equal Sex?

1: A Woman in Her 20s

: Medicine Now

: Morning Story

Swings and Roundabouts by TREVOR WRIGHT
Read by Paul Webster
'I didn't want to speak to her;
Grown men shouldn't speak to little girls they don't know. Yet it seemed heartless to ignore her.' Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Unknown: Trevor Wright
Read By: Paul Webster

: An Act of Worship

reflecting the issues of the day. Stereo

: For Schools

11.0 Noticeboard TONY BARNFIELD congratulates ANDY PEEBLES on Wavelength's centenary, and hears about their future plans. Stereo
11.5 In the News Presented by FRANK PARTRIDGE Letters and tapes should be sent to: In the News BBC School Radio Broadcasting House. London WIA 1AA Message machine [number removed]
11.30 Wavelength The 100th Edition A special programme Presented by ANDY PEEBLES. Stereo


Unknown: Andy Peebles
Presented By: Frank Partridge
Presented By: Andy Peebles.

: Analysis: The Pace of Change

4: The Politics

: Tradesman's Entrance

Phil Smith offers an idiosyncratic insight into the pains and precious few pleasures involved in setting up your own business.
5: The VAT Man Cometh BBC Manchester


Unknown: Phil Smith

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard For Fact Sheet No 6, write to:
You and Yours, BBC, Room 726 Broadcasting House London WlA 1AA


Presented By: John Howard

: Film Star

The first often programmes Marlon Brando

: The World at One: News

Presented by Sir Robin Day


Presented By: Sir Robin Day

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Comer Goes to Scotland Todciv" Katie Morag Delivers the Mail by MAIRI HEDDERWICK
2.5 The Song Tree 6: Lost in the Forest Written by BARRY GIBSON Stereo
2.20 Living Language Conrad's War (I) by ANDREW DAVIS
2.40 Newscast A current affairs series for schools and colleges Presented by LIBBY FAWBERT


Unknown: Katie Morag
Written By: Barry Gibson
Unknown: Andrew Davis
Presented By: Libby Fawbert

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Just Like Any Other Mother: that's how all women feel at the moment they give birth. Yet that's not necessarily how you're treated - if you happen to be disabled. KAREN DECO talks to women with disabilites about their experiences as new mothers.
Serial: Enquiry (3)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor

: The Afternoon Play

The British Abroad
The last in an occasional series In a Dry Place
A comedy by JOHN ANTROBUS with and Paul has secured a travel grant to visit Brazil. His intention is to write a new hit play about the drought-struck peasants. But at the irrigation scheme he gets drawn into a strange world of seduction, murder and plot!
Directed by JEREMY MORTIMER. Stereo (Richard Vernon is in 'Look No Hans' at the Strand Theatre, London)
0 HEAR THIS! page 25


Comedy By: John Antrobus
Directed By: Jeremy Mortimer.
Unknown: Richard Vernon
Paul Looney: Oliver Cotton
Colonel Jeffry: Richard Vernon
Lars Olson: David March
Neal: Robin Summers
Suzanne: Avril Clark
Beany: Christopher Scott
Lydia: Jane Leonard
Porter/Waiter: Bruce Taylor

: News

: Bookshelf

Hunter Davies presents Radio 4's good books programme. Producer NIGEL ACHESON
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Unknown: Hunter Davies
Producer: Nigel Acheson

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised broadcast of yesterday 's programme at 9.45pm)

: PM

Presented by Susannah Simons and Robert Williams continued on VHFIFM5.50-5.55pm


Presented By: Susannah Simons
Presented By: Robert Williams

: The Six O'clock News

With PETER DONALDSON including Financial Report


Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: My Word!


: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm)

: Any Answers?

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


Introduced By: John Timpson
Producer: Carole Stone

: Stripped to the Essentials

The Evidence on Pornography Does sexually explicit material deprave and corrupt or is it merely offensive? Jenni MiUs investigates the effects of pornography and the workability of current and future legislation.


Unknown: Jenni Mius
Producer: Chris Longley

: Pillars of Society

Britain's ills are often attributed to an inability to adapt to change. But is change possible if the country's leading institutions remain set in their ways? This series takes a critical look at six pillars of society, outwardly powerful but facing the insecurity of being misunderstood by a sceptical public. 4:GEC
Michael Elliott finds an unlikely pillar of Britishness in the General Electrical Company:
Britain's largest manufacturing company, survivor against the odds in a fiercely competitive international market, whose recent history throws considerable light on our attitudes to research, industry and investment.
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 11.0am)


Unknown: Michael Elliott
Producer: Peter Robins

: Does He Take Sugar?

From the White House to the Golden Gate Bridge
In the autumn of 1985 Marlene Pease accompanied a group of disabled tourists across
America. How accessible is it and what can you see? Producer MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence and enquiries to: BBC, Broadcasting House London W1A 4WW Phone [number removed]
(Lines open from 10.0am to 5.0pm)


Unknown: Marlene Pease
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Barry Fantoni's Chinese Horoscopes

Year 1: The Tiger

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan presents tonight's edition which includes interviews, news and reviews of books, films, plays, music, broadcasting and exhibitions. Producer KATHRYN PORTER
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.30pm)


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Kathryn Porter

: A Book at Bedtime

But For Bunter (9)

: The World Tonight

Presenter Alexander MacLeod


Presenter: Alexander MacLeod

: Open University

11.30 Science: Navigating the Earth
11.50 Arts: Weimar Science and Culture

: * am News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

Voix de France: French VI


Unknown: Paul Spencer Ellis

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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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