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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Rosemary Wakelin.

: Today

Presented by Jenni Murray and John Humphrys
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With JEREMY BOWEN
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: Jenni Murray
Presented By: John Humphrys
Unknown: Jeremy Bowen
Read By: Charlotte Green

: News

: For Schools

9.5 Preview
9.8 Together: An Assembly for Schools Life Story (1) Stereo (e)
9.30 Secondary English (11-14) Get Out of This (e)
9 55 First Steps in Drama The China Adventure
5: The Men on White Stallions Storyteller NOREEN LEIGHTON Written by JOHN TAYLOR Stereo (e)
10.15 Something to Think About Lizzie and the Scissors by GWENN DUNN (e)
10.25 Country Dancing Stage 2 Introduced by JOHN TETHER (5) (R) (e)


Unknown: Noreen Leighton
Written By: John Taylor
Unknown: Gwenn Dunn
Introduced By: John Tether

: The Natural History Programme

How are Ethiopia's measures to protect their environment working? Why are Britain's rivers getting dirtier and what really happened last August in that lake in Cameroon?
Fergus Keeling and Lionel KeUeway investigate. Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Unknown: Fergus Keeling
Unknown: Lionel Keueway
Producer: John Harrison

: Medicine Now

: Morning Story

The Chocolate Queen by FIONA BARR
Read by Brigid Erin Bates
Shirley enjoys discos but she also enjoys sweets, and they have her overweight and underloved.
'Honest, Shirl, you'll have do something to - you know - reduce.'
Producer CHRIS SPURR BBC Northern Ireland


Read By: Brigid Erin Bates

: An Act of Worship

reflecting the issues of the day. Introduced from Broadcasting House, London. Stereo

: For Schools

ll.ONoticeboard GRAHAM TAYAR with news of School Radio's primary programmes. (e)
11.5 In the News A weekly look at what's new, what's in the news and what the news is all about. Presented by FRANK PARTRIDGE (e) Letters and tapes should be sent to: In the News. BBC School Radio, London WIA 4WW Message machine [number removed]
11.30 Wavelength Turn it Up! Forget the charts - this is a programme about the kind of music being played by young bands who've not yet made it to the top. Presented by LAURA PENN . Stereo (e)


Unknown: Graham Tayar
Presented By: Frank Partridge
Presented By: Laura Penn

: Analysis

: More for Love than Money

If you want to keep your finger on the pulse of local activities you may find being a Parish Clerk a satisfying job. Jan
Everest talks to Lynn ten Kate about what it involves.


Producer: Susan Snailum

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard For details of this week's programmes, write for Fact Sheet No 7 to:
[address removed] Please enclose sae


Presented By: John Howard

: The Milligan Papers


: The World at One: News

Presented by Sir Robin Day with news and topics in and behind the headlines


Presented By: Sir Robin Day

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: The Paper Bag Princess by ROBERT N. MUNSCH. Stereo (R)
2.5 The Song Tree The Music Menagerie (5) Presented by HILARY JAMES and SIMON MAYOR With PYEWACKETT Written by BARRY GIBSON Stereo (e)
2.20 Living Language Chen Qiang 's Story adapted by ZOE BAILEY (e)
2.40 Newscast A current affairs series for schools and colleges Presented by JEREMY HAYES (e)


Unknown: Robert N. Munsch.
Presented By: Hilary James
Written By: Barry Gibson
Unknown: Chen Qiang
Adapted By: Zoe Bailey
Presented By: Jeremy Hayes

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor The Church, the School and the Political Parties.... are all experts in the art of organising jumble sales. Jill Burridge scrabbles among their rich pickings and discovers what it takes to find a bargain. Serial: The Diary of a Good Neighbour (9)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Jill Burridge

: The Afternoon Play

Kiss of Life by Graham Swannell
After 40 years of married life together, it is quite possible that a partner could feel that they are taken for granted. Dot goes out of her way to make Arthur truly aware of her - to appreciate her and to show her some extra affection.
Directed by John Tydeman


Writer: Graham Swannell
Director: John Tydeman
Dot: Brenda Bruce
Arthur: Norman Bird

: News

: Bookshelf

Susan Hill presents Radio 4's good books programme. Producer SIMON ELMES
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Producer: Simon Elmes

: Kaleidoscope

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

: PM

Presented by Susannah Simons and Robert Williams continued on VHF/FM5.50-5.55 pm


Presented By: Susannah Simons
Presented By: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

With PETER DONALDSON including Financial Report


Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: My Music


: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 40pm) Written by GILLIAN RICHMOND Cast for the week:
BBC Pebble Mill


Written By: Gillian Richmond
Peggy Archer: June Spencer
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Paricia Gallimore
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Christine Barford: Lesley Saweard
Walter Gabriel: Chriss Gitiins
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Mike Tucker: Terry Molloy
Betty Tucker: Pamela Craig
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Sophie Barlowe: Moir Leslie

: 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 BS82LR


Introduced By: John Timpson
Producer: Carole Stone

: An Ever Closer Union....

Thirty years ago, the Treaty of Rome 'determined to lay the foundations of an ever closer union among the peoples of Europe'.
A series of 11 programmes offering a perspective of the European Community today through portraits of Britain's fellow members.
5: The Greek Paradox
Greeks have a strong sense of their cultural and historical identity. Yet Western
Europeans, who regard the traditions of ancient Greece as the core of their own civilisation, are puzzled by the profile of the modern Greek state. Geographically it is
Balkan, but its people are not
Slavs. It is Christian but neither Catholic nor Protestant. It is not Arabic or Islamic, but Middle Eastern influences are strong. Robert Fox recorded the views of Greeks on the mainland and in the islands and found them vulnerable and divided. Producer HARRY SCHNEIDER


Unknown: Robert Fox
Producer: Harry Schneider

: 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.
Presented by Kati Whitaker Producer MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence and enquiries to: Does He Take Sugar?
BBC, London WIA 4WW Phone [number removed]
Lines open from 10.0am toS.Opm Monday to Friday


Presented By: Kati Whitaker
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Ian Skidmore

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Christopher Bigsby Producer SIMON BROUGHTON
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.30pm)


Presented By: Christopher Bigsby
Producer: Simon Broughton

: A Book at Bedtime

Madame Bovary (4)

: The World Tonight

Presented by David Sells


Presented By: David Sells

: Open University

11.30 Introduction to Calculus
11.50 Popular Culture: The Mid 60s
12.10 am Music

: * am News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

Voix de France French VI 4: Racine by PAUL SPENCER ELLIS (e)


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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