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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With FR Tm BUCKLEY. Stereo

: Today

Presented by John Humphrys and Brian Redhead
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: John Humphrys
Presented By: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Jeremy Bowen
Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: News

: For Schools

9.5 Preview
9.8 Together: An Assembly for Schools Life Story (2). Stereo (e)
9.30 Secondary English (11-14) 4: Tillfield for the Cup! A new play by ROGER BURFORD MASON. Stereo (R) (e)
9.55 First Steps in Drama Computer Whizz!
1: The Birthday Party by DEIRDRE GRIFFIN Storyteller TONY AITKEN Stereo (R) (e)
10.15 Something to Think About Getting Even by JOE DUNLOP (e)
10.25 Country Dancing Stage 2 Introduced by JOHN TETHER (6) (R) (e)


Play By: Roger Burford Mason.
Unknown: Deirdre Griffin
Unknown: Storyteller Tony Aitken
Unknown: Joe Dunlop
Introduced By: John Tether

: The Natural History Programme

Fergus Keeling and Alan Mitchell look at the extraordinary richness of Britain's parkland and garden trees, while Lionel Kelleway hears about one man's efforts to redress the decline in barn owls. Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol


Unknown: Fergus Keeling
Unknown: Alan Mitchell
Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Producer: John Harrison

: Medicine Now

: Morning Story

The Cockroach and The Conundrums
Read by Leon Sinden
Two more episodes from the life of BARRY PAIN'S comic suburban couple of the early 1900s: the long-suffering Eliza and her overweening husband.


Read By: Leon Sinden
Producer: David Jackson

: An Act of Worship

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

: For Schools

ll.ONoticeboard NICK BAKER with news of School Radio's secondary 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 AIDS A look at young people's questions about AIDS and their attitudes to the disease. Presented by MURIEL GRAY Stereo (e)


Unknown: Nick Baker
Presented By: Frank Partridge
Presented By: Muriel Gray

: Analysis

: Ten Thousand Miles on an Overdraft

Fred Basnett continues the saga of his travels in a vintage Alvis through Scandinavia to the Soviet Union in the early 1960s. He and the car's owner have reached Leningrad.
1: Shooting the Peasants is Forbidden
Series producer BARBARA CROWTHER ● HEAR THIS! page 25


Unknown: Fred Basnett
Producer: Barbara Crowther

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard For details of this week's programmes, write for Factsheet No 9 to:
[address removed] Please enclose sae


Presented By: John Howard

: The Milligan Papen


: The World at One: News

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

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Comer Today's story: The Little Car Helps a Baby by LEILA BERG. Stereo (R)
2.5 The Song Tree The Music Menagerie (6) Presented by HILARY JAMES and SIMON MAYOR With PYEWACKETT Written by BARRY GIBSON (e)
2.20 Living Language The Mouse and his Child (1) by RUSSELL HOBAN adapted by BERLIE DOHERTY (e)
2.40 Newscast A current affairs series for schools and colleges Presented by RICHARD WACHMAN (e)


Unknown: Leila Berg.
Presented By: Hilary James
Presented By: Simon Mayor
Written By: Barry Gibson
Unknown: Russell Hoban
Adapted By: Berlie Doherty
Presented By: Richard Wachman

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Adoption was first legalised in 1926 and a change in the law in 1975 gave people the right to search for their natural parents. Now the Post Adoption Centre has been set up to give advice and help in untangling problems which adoption can r\ create. Roz Morris reports. \ Serial: In Chancery (7) ( \


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Roz Morris

: Welsh Drama

A Hanging at Hannika by PAULA GRIFFITHS with Lee Montague and David Collings as two travellers on their way to a public execution in the medieval Durrah Valley.
Directed by ADRIAN MOURBY Stereo


Unknown: Paula Griffiths
Unknown: Lee Montague
Unknown: David Collings
Unknown: Durrah Valley.
Directed By: Adrian Mourby
Leonie: Beth Morris
Bozzard: Howellevans
Old Jane: Nesta Harris
Marika: Jenny Funnell
Tollik: Dillwyn Owen
Cuddy: Ray Handy

: News

: Bookshelf

Susan Hill presents Radio 4's good books programme. Producer NIGEL ACHESON


Unknown: Susan Hill
Producer: Nigel Acheson

: Kaleidoscope

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

: PM

Presented by Susannah Simons and Robert Williams continued on VHF/FM 5.50-5.55 pm


Presented By: Susannah Simons
Presented By: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

Half an hour of reports from the BBC correspondents around the world including Financial Report


Unknown: Bryan Martin

: My Music


: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 40pm)
BBC Pebble Mill


Writer: Peter Mackie
Peggy Archer: June Spencer
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Elizabeth Archer: Alison Dowling
Jack Woolley: Arnold Peters
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Lucy Perks: Tracey-Jane White
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Kathy Holland: Hedli Niklaus
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Linda Snell: Carole Boyd

: 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 LAURIE MASON BBC Bristol
Send your letters to: Any Answers? BBC. Bristol BS82LR


Introduced By: John Timpson
Producer: Laurie Mason

: 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 senes of 11 programmes offering a perspective on the European Community as seen through portraits of Britain's fellow members. 7: Denmark -
Poor Little Rich Country
Stuart Simon reports from our North Sea neighbour, where the state acts as nanny, most prisons are open and football is a safe game to watch. But half of all you earn goes in taxes and a maverick foreign policy has drawn criticism from outside. Producer JULIAN HALE


Unknown: Stuart Simon
Producer: Julian Hale

: 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 programme for and about disabled people
Could you give a loving home to a disabled child? With the increasing closure of homes and hospitals, there are more and more handicapped children waiting to be placed with families. Beginning this week is a series of monthly profiles of disabled children in need of adoption.
Tonight: Chris
Presented by Katt Whitaker Producer MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence and enquiries to: Does He Take Sugar?
BBC, London WLA 4WW Phone [number removed]
Lines open from 10.0am to 5.0 pm Monday to Friday
INFO: page 92


Presented By: Katt Whitaker
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Phil Smith

: Kaleidoscope

Christopher Bigsby presents tonight s edition, which includes interviews, and news and reviews of films, books, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.


Unknown: Christopher Bigsby
Producer: John Boundy

: A Book at Bedtime

Madame Bovary (14)

: The World Tonight

Presented by David Sells


Presented By: David Sells

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4's international business report; market trends

: Open University

11.30 An Advancement of Learning
11.50 Poetry: The Radical 1790s
12.10 am Music

: News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

Radio History 14-16
12.30 The Famine Years Presented by BOB GELDOF and at 12.50 The Dynamite War Producer ELIZABETH CLEAVER (R)(e)


Presented By: Bob Geldof
Producer: Elizabeth Cleaver

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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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