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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day


: Today

Presented by Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News with SIMON ROSE
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.25*, 8.25* Sport with GARRY RICHARDSON
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Your Letters


Presented By: Sue MacGregor
Presented By: Peter Hobday
Read By: Bryan Martin
Unknown: Garry Richardson

: A Night to Remember

by WALTER LORD abridged in ten parts by DAVID H.GODFREY. Read by Brian Gear
10: Go Away - We 've Just Seen Our Husbands Drown.... Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol (R)
(Starting on Monday: 'Five Hundred Mile Walkies'by Mark Wallington )


Unknown: David H.Godfrey.
Read By: Brian Gear
Unknown: Mark Wallington

: News

: Cat's Whiskers

The last in the series of five shows for children under 12: stories, music, quizzes and features. Presented by Paul Nicholas Stereo


Presented By: Paul Nicholas

: Desert Island Discs

Stan Barstow in conversation with Michael Parkinson


Unknown: Michael Parkinson

: I Should Say So

Five Robb Wilton monologues by ALLEN SADDLER
2: The Balloon
Producer BRIAN MILLER BBCBristol
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.45 pmLW)


Unknown: Robb Wilton
Unknown: Allen Saddler
Producer: Brian Miller
Robb Wilton: Michael Williams

: International Assignment

BBC Correspondents report from around the world. Producer ADAM RAPHAEL
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 3.30pm)


Producer: Adam Raphael

: Morning Story

Harry by ROSEMARY TIMPERLEY Read by Elizabeth Proud
Christine has an imaginary playmate - something which puzzles her adoptive mother and then begins to trouble her. Who exactly is 'Harry' - and is he as harmless as he first seemed?


Read By: Elizabeth Proud
Producer: Mitch Raper

: Daily Service

NEM, p 71; Fight the good fight
(BBC HB 302); Psalm 97; Acts 20, v 32 - 21, v 6; God of eternity, Lord of the ages (BBC HB 390). Stereo

: Natural Selection

Stoddart Down Under Presented by Professor Michael Stoddart
In 1844, naturalist John Gilbert found himself 'beside a mound of gigantic proportions'. It was the nest of the mallee fowl. BBCBristol


Presented By: Professor Michael Stoddart
Unknown: John Gilbert

: Does He Take Sugar?

The third of four specials.
At some time in our lives, most of us want to see London, the nation's capital; we are justly proud of our heritage and take it for granted that we can go everywhere. But if you are disabled, it's a different story. Can you find an accessible hotel? Can you use the bus or tube? Can you enjoy the splendours of the Palace of Westminster in a wheelchair? Bill O'Hara is an amputee and he and his wife Annette spent two days as tourists in London as the guests of Does He Take Sugar? Their story is quite a revelation.
Presented by John Mills
Correspondence and enquiries to: Does He Take Sugar?
BBC. London WlA 4WW. Phone [number removed],
10.0 am to 5.0 pm Monday to Friday Producer MARLENE PEASE
(Re-broadcast next Thursday)


Unknown: Bill O'Hara
Presented By: John Mills
Producer: Marlene Pease

: The Million Pound Radio Show

For the next eight weeks
Andy Hamilton , Nick Revell Felicity Montagu and Harry Enfield bring you the show in which a lucky listener will receive one million pounds. Producer PAUL MAYHEWARCHER (that lucky listener) Stereo


Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Nick Revell
Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Nick Revell
Unknown: Felicity Montagu
Unknown: Harry Enfield
Producer: Paul Mayhewarcher

: The World at One: News

Presented by Gordon Clough


Presented By: Gordon Clough

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

5: Naughty Gardeners

: Woman's Hour

Introduced from Wales by Sarah Dickins
During the Spanish Civil War thousands of Basque children came to Britain as refugees. Two who have married Welshmen and stayed talk about those days with Maria Fernandez , the woman who looked after them. Producer us EDWARDS BBC Wales Serial:
Indian Summer of a Forsyte (3)


Unknown: Sarah Dickins
Unknown: Maria Fernandez

: The Tortoise and the Hare

by ELIZABETH JENKINS dramatised in three parts by HALLAM TENNYSON
3: Imogen at last realises the extent of her husband's infidelity. Will she fight for his affection, or drop out of the race?
Directed by CAROLINE RAPHAEL Stereo
(Starting next Sunday: 'Nostromo' by Joseph Conrad )


Unknown: Elizabeth Jenkins
Directed By: Caroline Raphael
Unknown: Joseph Conrad
Imogen Gresham: Maureen O'Brien
Evelyn Gresham: Charles Kay
Blanche Silcox: Gwen Watford
Cecil Stonor: Joanna McCallum
Gavin Gresham: Danny Kodicek
Tim Leeper: Jonny Lee Miller
Paul Nugent: Edward de Souza
Primrose Nugent: Susie Brann
Corinne Leeper: Avril Clark

: News

: Film of the Book

The last of four programmes looking at film versions of famous novels
Wuthering Heights
Hollywood is a long way from the Yorkshire moors, and William Wyler 's Wuthering
Heights is very different from
Emily Bronte's - so different in fact that many critics have tended to dismiss it on the grounds that great books make bad movies. Christopher Cook considers what happens when a literary classic is adapted for the cinema, with soundtrack illustrations and readings from the book by Penelope Wilton. Producer WENDY CLAY


Unknown: William Wyler
Unknown: Christopher Cook
Book By: Penelope Wilton.
Producer: Wendy Clay

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

continued on VHFIFM5.50-5.55pm

: The Six O'Clock News

With DAVID SYMONDS including Financial Report

: Waterlines

After a summer afloat,
Waterlines is returning to its moorings. For the last programme in the current series, Cliff Michelmore presents a round-up of events taking place in, on, or under the water and Dilly Barlow discusses the latest news stories.


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Dilly Barlow
Producer: Caroline Elliot

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast next Monday)

: Pick of the Week

Margaret Howard presents her selection of extracts from BBC radio and television programmes over the past seven days.
Producer SIMON ELMES Stereo
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Unknown: Margaret Howard
Producer: Simon Elmes

: Calamity Jane

Marian Foster looks behind the Hollywood image of the legendary frontierswoman to the tragic heroine and the daughter she gave away.
For 25 years, Calamity wrote numerous letters to her daughter detailing her life, but she never sent any of them.
They were discovered, locked in a trunk, alongside her six-shooters and marriage certificate to Wild Bill Hickok.
Producer RONALD ASTLE BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Marian Foster
Unknown: Bill Hickok.
Calamity Jane: Beth Porter

: Devon Journeys

An evening spent with a Dartmoor Rescue Group is the start of Tom Salmon 's last
Devon journey. He goes by way of Meldon Quarry, of vital importance to British Rail, steps back in time at Morwellham
Quay and then follows the River Tamar down to Plymouth where, on the Hoe, he reflects on Devon's seafaring tradition. Producer ANTHONY SMITH BBCBristol. Stereo
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 10pm)


Unknown: Tom Salmon
Producer: Anthony Smith

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Kaleidoscope

Sheridan Morley presents tonight's edition, which includes interviews, and news and reviews of films, books, play, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
(Re-broadcast next Monday)


Unknown: Sheridan Morley
Producer: Carroll Moore

: A Book at Bedtime

Academic Year (5)

: The World Tonight

Presented by Richard Kershaw


Presented By: Richard Kershaw

: Aspects of the Fringe

Part Three
Songs, sketches and stand-up - a selection of the best of the 1986 Edinburgh Festival fringe, recorded at the Fringe Club. Presented by John Dowie Producer MARK ROBSON Stereo
(Re-broadcast tomorrow 5.25 pm L W)


Presented By: John Dowie
Producer: Mark Robson

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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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