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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

Music selected by Thelma Bailey and Michael Ford BBC Birmingham. Stereo


Unknown: Thelma Bailey

: Farming Today

Farming and countryside news. Producers ALLAN WRIGHT. TIM FINNEY


Producers: Allan Wright.
Producers: Tim Finney

: Prayer for the Day

with Bernard Jackson Stereo


Unknown: Bernard Jackson

: News

7.10 Today's Papers

: On Your Farm

The farming world washes its dirty wellies in public but once a year - at the annual meeting of the NFU. The split between horn and corn, between small farmers and large, between east and west.... all are revealed when hundreds of farmers come to London to air their views. Producer LIZ RIGBEY
(Revised broadcast Mondayat 7.20pm)


Producer: Liz Rigbey

: In Perspective

with Rosemary Hartill


Unknown: Rosemary Hartill

: Down to Earth

Mike Gilliam talks to Alan Titchmarsh.


Talks: Mike Gilliam
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh.

: News

8.10 Today's Papers

: Sport on 4

Presented by Tony Lewis
It's a great day to be Irish and in Dublin! Barry McGuigan defends his World
Featherweight Boxing crown at the Royal Dublin Society while at Lansdowne Road Ireland face Wales in rugby's Five Nations
Championship. And if you've no Irish ancestry, there's also the Calcutta Cup at Murrayfield and the Fifth Round of the FA Cup. Producer GORDON TURNBULL


Presented By: Tony Lewis
Unknown: Barry McGuigan

: News

: Breakaway

Bernard Falk presents a practical guide to the holiday, travel and leisure scene with Robin Dewhurst ,
Susan Marling and Patrick Stoddart. Producer JENNY MALLINSON DUFF


Unknown: Bernard Falk
Unknown: Robin Dewhurst
Unknown: Susan Marling
Unknown: Patrick Stoddart.
Producer: Jenny Mallinson

: News Stand

Martin Wainwright presents a personal review of the weekly magazines.


Unknown: Martin Wainwright
Producer: Susan Snailum

: The Week in Westminster

James Naughtie of The Guardian presents a personal review of a week in the parliamentary life of MPs and peers.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Producer: Sheila Cook

: Loose Ends

Ned Sherrin , with studio guests and contributions from
Angela Gordon of The Times Robert Elms of The Face and Stephen Fry of No Fixed Abode. Together they pick over some of the week's loose ends and decide which can be left hanging. Including Nigel Farrell with Farrell's Travels, and Making Yourself Totally Perfect - the Mat Coward course in self-improvement.
Additional material from ALISTAIR BEATON


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Angela Gordon
Unknown: Stephen Fry
Unknown: Nigel Farrell
Unknown: Alistair Beaton
Producers: Ian Gardhouse
Unknown: Simon Shaw
Unknown: Cathie Mahoney

: Money Box

(Details on Monday at 10.0am)

: Just a Minute

Stereo (Details on Monday at 6.30pm)

: News

: Any Questions?

Lord Young, Ken Livingstone John Pardoe and Ann Burdus


Unknown: Ken Livingstone
Unknown: John Pardoe
Unknown: Ann Burdus

: The Afternoon Play

Dear Janet Rosenberg , Dear Mr Kooning by STANLEY EVELING with and Mr Kooning is a middle-aged author, supposedly successful; Janet Rosenberg is a young fan of his. She writes to tell him how much she admires his work. He replies. They correspond. Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN
Stereo (First broadcast on Radio 3)


Unknown: Janet Rosenberg
Unknown: Mr Kooning
Unknown: Stanley Eveling
Directed By: John Tydeman
Janet Rosenberg: Angela Pleasence
Mr Kooning: Anthony Haygarth
Mrs Rosenberg: Shirley Cooklin

: Options

3.0 View at the Top NICHOLAS KOCHAN talks to leading figures in British business and industry. This week: PETER MAYER of Penguin Books. Producer GORDON HUTCHINGS (R)
3.30 Bricks and Mortgages Five programmes on aspects of Britain's housing crisis
1: The Need For More Houses The big building firms say there's a great demand for new garden cities in affluent south-east England. Should the government relax the Green Belt planning restrictions? Presented by HUGH PRYSOR-JONES Producer MICK WEBB (R) Revised
4.0 New Series Ray Gosling Gets A Taste of.... Four languages of universal importance spoken in Britain 1: Chinese In the week of the New Year, the Year of the Tiger, RAY GOSLING visits a Chinese dentist in London's Chinatown and takes the tape-recording to Chinese specialist DR HUGH BAKER. Did you know Chairman Mao spoke it terrible? Producer JENNY LO
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4.30Deutschdirekt! 16: Regensburg und Richtung Salzburg With SABINE MICHAEL, PETER SAHLA


Talks: Nicholas Kochan
Unknown: Peter Mayer
Producer: Gordon Hutchings
Presented By: Hugh Prysor-Jones
Producer: Mick Webb

: The Saturday Feature

Brits Abroad
Destination Canada
Why do the British living in Canada still follow the events in Coronation Street so avidly, send home for marmalade and wave the Union Jack during Royal tours? Susan Marling looks at the lives of the British in Canada, who have prospered but never quite left the old country behind.
(Re-broadcast Wednesday at 11.0am)


Unknown: Susan Marling
Producer: Jenny Mallinson Duff

: Beasts of the Earth

Three programmes about man and animals compiled by SUE LIMB
2: Bags of Meat
With readings by roy
KINNEAR TOM WILKINSON and TESSA WORSLEY Producer JAMES RUNCIE (Roy Kinnear is a National Theatre Player)


Unknown: Kinnear Tom Wilkinson
Unknown: Tessa Worsley
Producer: James Runcie
Producer: Roy Kinnear

: Persona Grata

Irene Thomas talks about three of her favourite humorous characters from fiction. Reader MARTIN JARVIS
(Re-broadcast on Tuesday at 9.30pm)


Talks: Irene Thomas
Reader: Martin Jarvis
Producer: Margaret Bradley

: The Living World

Presented by Derek Jones


Presented By: Derek Jones

: Week Ending


: News

with CHARLOTTE GREEN including Sports Round-up

: Another Saturday Night

Nigel Farrell goes in search of the great British Saturday night out. From early evening cocktails with a peer of the realm to a boisterous bout of female wrestling and a brief stop at a Barbershop Harmony convention. Then on to a gathering of old comrades at a regimental reunion, before ending the night in style with a champagne breakfast at a hunt ball. Advice, too, on alternative entertainment should you be at a loose end tonight. Producer SIMON SHAW
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Unknown: Nigel Farrell
Producer: Simon Shaw

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson



Music: Instan Sunshine
Producer: Michael Ember Stereo

: Baker's Dozen

with Richard Baker
Producer JANE BEVAN. Stereo


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Jane Bevan.

: Saturday-Night Theatre: The Sleepers of Fallow's Cross

By Rod Beacham
At a psychological research unit in Norfolk, Dr Renfrew is conducting experiments into the long-term effects of emotional repression. There are some, however, who believe that his tests can be used towards other and more sinister ends.
Directed by Gerry Jones
Stereo (Re-broadcast Monday at 3.0pm)


Director: Gerry Jones
Dr Alec Renfrew: Michael Deacon
Dr Alison Wylie: Jane Knowles
Dr Vicky Lutyens: Wendy Murray
Dr Tim Beal: Gareth Armstrong
Liz: Rosalind Thomas
Max Wellings: Edward de Souza
Harvester: Rod Beacham
Michael Pynsent: Graham Blockey
Simon Nash: Garard Green
Dr Gordon Wales: George Parsons
Annie/Mother: Pauline Letts

: News

: Evening Service

Glory to thee my God (BBC HB 414); Nunc Dimittis; Luke 15, w 1-10; The God of love my shepherd is (BBC HB 474). Stereo

: The Turn of the Tide

A six-part series in which Keith Ward, Professor of the History and Philosophy of Religion at King's College, London, challenges the popular assumption that Christianity in Britain is spiritually bankrupt and intellectually washed out. Through conversations with leading scientists, philosophers and theologians, he argues that a significant rediscovery of the importance of Christian faith is now taking place.
1: Rationalism in Retreat
The institutional church may be in decline, but has the secular outlook fared any better?
Producer DAVID PEET. BBC Wales
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Producer: David Peet.

: Science Now

Presented by Peter Evans


Presented By: Peter Evans

: The Good Human Guide

A sketchy look at life with The National Revue Company ARTHUR SMITH. PHIL NICE
Written by ARTHUR smith , PHIL NICE IAN BROWN , JOHN DOWIE and others Producer PAUL MA YHEW. ARCHER Stereo (First broadcast on Radio 2)


Unknown: Arthur Smith.
Unknown: Phil Nice
Unknown: Maxine Ostwald
Unknown: Babs Sutton
Music By: Steve Edis
Written By: Arthur Smith
Written By: Phil Nice
Written By: Ian Brown
Written By: John Dowie
Producer: Paul Ma Yhew.

: * am News

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.

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