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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With LAN RENTON. Stereo

: Today

Presented by John Timpson and Brian Redhead in London with Sue MacGregor at the Liberal Party Assembly in Eastbourne
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
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presented By: John Timpson
Presented By: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Read By: Bryan Martin

: Figures in a Bygone Landscape

4: Summer of the Aviators

: News

: For Schools

9.5 Interlude
9.8 Together: An Assembly for Schools Water of Life. Stereo (E)
9.30 Secondary English (11-14) Ride a Northbound Horse (1) by RICHARD WORMSER. Stereo (E)
9.55 First Steps in Drama Further adventures of the Keyhole Club 1: The Fun House Presented by PAUL COPLEY With BRENDA BLETHYN and MAGGIE STEED Written and produced by ALAN LAMBERT. Stereo (E)
10.15 Something to Think About First Day at School by COLIN DAVIS (E)
10.25 Talk to a Sports Star A phone link with primary schools Presented by BOB WILSON This week: Cricket Guest RICHARD ELUSON , Kent and England Producer PETER WARD. Stereo (E)


Unknown: Richard Wormser.
Presented By: Paul Copley
Unknown: Brenda Blethyn
Unknown: Maggie Steed
Produced By: Alan Lambert.
Unknown: Colin Davis
Presented By: Bob Wilson
Unknown: Richard Eluson
Producer: Peter Ward.

: The Good Book

: Morning Story

Madam Lonelyhearts by AUDREY EVANS
Read by Mary Riggans
'She confided in me because she thought I was a sophisticated woman of the world - because I had been divorced.' Producer BRUCE YOUNG BBC Scotland


Unknown: Audrey Evans
Read By: Mary Riggans

: An Act of Worship

Introduced by THE REV ERNEST REA from Broadcasting House, Bristol. Stereo


Unknown: Ernest Rea

: For Schools

ll.ONoticeboard DIANA WILMER with news of School Radio's primary programmes Producer MARY HAYDON (E)
11.5 In the News A weekly look at what's new and what the news is all about Presented by FRANK PARTRIDGE Producer JULIA BROOKE (E) Letters and tapes should be sent to: In the News, BBC School Radio, London W1A 4WW Message machine [number removed]
11.30 Wavelength So How SpecialWas It? What have you been up to this summer? Presented by TERRY CHRISTIAN Producer SUKEY FIRTH. Stereo (E)


Unknown: Diana Wilmer
Producer: Mary Haydon
Presented By: Frank Partridge
Producer: Julia Brooke
Presented By: Terry Christian

: All Dressed Up

But Which Way to Go?

: Time for Verse

The last of seven programmes from Belfast in which
Paul Muldoon makes a personal choice reflecting the best of Irish poetry written over the last 20 years.


Unknown: Paul Muldoon
Readers: Stella McCusker
Unknown: Peter Quigley

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard


Presented By: John Howard

: The World at One: News

Presented by Gordon Clough


Presented By: Gordon Clough

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: Mr Buzz the Beeman. Stereo
2.5 The Song Tree A Gaggle of Music Games (1) Presented by HILARY JONES and SIMON MAYOR With PYEWACKETT Written and produced by BARRY GIBSON. Stereo (E)
2.20 Living Language Booktime Compiled by JACKIE GRAYDON (E)
2.40 Newscast A current affairs series for schools and colleges Presented by RICHARD WACHMAN Producer MARY HAYDON (E)


Presented By: Hilary Jones
Presented By: Simon Mayor
Produced By: Barry Gibson.
Unknown: Jackie Graydon
Presented By: Richard Wachman
Producer: Mary Haydon

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sarah Dunant Whatever Turns You On
The men's cosmetics industry is worth £100 million a year.
In the first of two features Jean Snedegar reports on the grooming of the 1986 male.
Serial: Cold Heaven (7)


Introduced By: Sarah Dunant
Unknown: Jean Snedegar

: The Afternoon Play

Cow in a Cabbage Patch by JENNY SINCLAIR with Kate and Jane are cousins, meeting up after a long time during which their lives have followed very different paths. But both women have been hugely affected by their mothers - a topic that dominates the conversation as they re-live their early lives and the complexities of maternal 'love'. Directed by CHERCY COOKSON. Stereo


Unknown: Jenny Sinclair
Directed By: Chercy Cookson.
Jane: Jennie Linden
Kate: Carole Boyd
Edie: Pauline Letts
Avril: Eva Stuart
the Vicar: Manning Wilson

: News

: A Good Read

Brian Gear invites Joseph Hone and Philip Glazebrook to pick some paperbacks.
Producer PAMELA HOWE. BBC Bristol (Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Unknown: Joseph Hone
Producer: Pamela Howe.

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised broadcast ofyesterday's programme at 9.45 pm)

: PM

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

: The Six O'Clock News

with CUVE ROSUN including Financial Report

: Legal, Decent, Honest and Truthful

(For cast list see Tuesday
12.27 pm, page 63)

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow atl. 1.40 pm)

: Any Answers?

Introduced by John Timpson Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol


Introduced By: John Timpson
Producer: Carole Stone

: The Hibbert Lecture 1986

No Good News Is News -
Through a Camera Darkly
For over 100 years, the Hibbert Trust has sponsored the annual Hibbert Lecture. This year's speaker is The Rev Dr Colin Morris , the BBC's Head of Religious Broadcasting and Special Adviser to the Director-General. In his lecture he explores the theology of the newsroom. What does television news reveal about us, our world and our creator? After the lecture, Gerald Priestland invites comment from a panel of distinguished guests.
0 HEAR THIS! page 22 and INFO: page 93


Unknown: Dr Colin Morris
Unknown: Gerald Priestland

: Profile

A personal portrait in conversation, recollection and anecdote.

: Does He Take Sugar?

Presented by John Mills Producer MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence and enquiries to: Does He Take Sugar?
BBC, London W1A 4WW Phone [number removed]
Lines open from 10.0am to 5.0pm Monday-Friday


Presented By: John Mills
Producer: Marlene Pease

: An Englishman's Home ...

Margaret Howard believes you can learn a great deal about a person if you meet them at home. When she visits the Baroness Phillips, she discovers why city dwellers love flowers, the secret of painless entertaining and what it's like to have an MP as a paying guest. Producer PETER HOARE. Stereo


Unknown: Margaret Howard
Producer: Peter Hoare.

: Kaleidoscope

Christopher Bigsby
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.30 pm)


Unknown: Christopher Bigsby
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: A Book at Bedtime

Handley Cross 9: A Fancy Ball

: The World Tonight

Presented by Richard Kershaw including a report from the Liberal Party Assembly in Eastbourne


Presented By: Richard Kershaw

: Other Tims, Other Places

In this final programme
George Scott recalls some of the people he's met in a long career in journalism and broadcasting. Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Birmingham (R)


Unknown: George Scott

: Open University

11.30 Arts: Woman (2)
11.50 A Marxist Testimony

: * am News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

A-level English Chaucer as Comic and Moralist The Miller's Tale (1). Stereo (E)

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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.

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