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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Producers ran


Unknown: Finney Rebecca

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Canon John Hughes

: Today

Presented by Peter Hobday and Brian Redhead
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With PETER DAY
7.0,8.0 Today's News
7.20* Your Letters
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: Brian Redhead

: News

: Call Nick Ross: [number removed]



Producer: Nick Utechin

: Morning Story

Whose Party Now? by PAT BURCHARD
Read by June Barrie
The Vicar chooses a political theme for the Annual Floral Art competition - but will the entrants show their true colours....?
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBCBristol


Unknown: Pat Burchard
Read By: June Barrie

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 79; Come, let us join our cheerful songs (BBC HB 122); Psalm 112;
Mark 8, w 1-11; Firmly I believe, and truly (BBC HB 168). Stereo

: For Schools

11.0 Time and Tune Presented by DOUGLAS COOMBES 19: Jungle Book. Stereo (e)
11.20 Time to Move 19: Springtime Presented by MICHAEL DEEKS Script by KATE Harrison. Stereo (e)
11.40 Radio Club (e)


Presented By: Douglas Coombes
Presented By: Michael Deeks
Script By: Kate Harrison.

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Cold Shoulder by PETER JUKES
Both on the verge, hitching south to London, on a cold, windswept day. But he's fat, flabby and 32, and she's young and upwardly mobile, with everything going for her. North meets South as the cars speed past and night sets in - but one of them's on the road to nowhere.
Directed by A. J. QUINN


Unknown: Peter Jukes
Directed By: A. J. Quinn
the girl: Katy Behean
Jeff: Shaun Prendergast

: The Living World

You're Never Alone
The surface of the human body teams with micro-wildlife, mostly harmless or even beneficial. Pat Wiltshire and Philip Whitfield lead Peter France on a human safari. Producer JOHN HARRISON BBCBristol


Unknown: Philip Whitfield
Unknown: Peter France
Producer: John Harrison

: You and Yours

Presented by Susan Rae


Presented By: Susan Rae

: My Music

Stereo (Details Thursday at 6.30pm)

: The World at One: News

Presented by Sir Robin Day


Presented By: Sir Robin Day

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: Mr and Mrs Hay the Horse by ALLAN AHLBERG. Stereo (e)
2.5 History Long Ago The Romans are Coming The Boudiccan Revolt by TERRY JAMES. Stereo (e)
2.25 Contact Dalai Lama Story by david SELF (e)
2.40 Listening to Music 1(11-13) Tchaikovsky's Overture 1812 (1) Presented by ROBERT PRIZEMAN and HELEN SPEIRS. Stereo (R) (e)


Unknown: Mrs Hay
Unknown: Allan Ahlberg.
Unknown: Terry James.
Unknown: Dalai Lama
Presented By: Robert Prizeman
Presented By: Helen Speirs.

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Ooh, it's 's Bliss!: Andrea Adams discovers the delights of a little therapeutic massage and how tension can be eased away by the right kind of hands-on experience.
Serial: Pack of Cards by PENELOPE LIVELY abridged in six parts by ELIZABETH BRADBURY 6: The Crimean Hotel
Read by Sheila Mitchell
(Music: Arnold's Trumpet Concerto)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Andrea Adams
Unknown: Elizabeth Bradbury
Read By: Sheila Mitchell

: The Afternoon Play: Icicles

by Margaret Gillard

"It's an odd feeling not to be frightened any more ... I thought I'd never be able to go up to College again but today I did. It didn't really hurt very much in the end; it was more the kind of sadness which is almost sweet, if you don't let yourself have too much of it".

(BBC Manchester) (Stereo)


Writer: Margaret Gillard
Director: Tony Cliff
Philippa: Barbara Marten
Zoe: Lisa Bowerman
Miss Hawtrey: Rosalind Knight
First soldier: Adrian Stokes
Second soldier: Pearce Quigley
Josephine: Melanie Sylvester

: News

: The Local Network

Presenters Neil Walker and David Clayton are at BBC Radio Cumbria, linking up with BBC newsrooms around the country to investigate....
Nuclear Overreaction
Chernobyl concentrated the mind on life in a nuclear age.
But one year later how much is understood about the dangers from radio-active sheep or nuclear power stations? Have the scientists lost our trust? Are they failing to explode the nuclear myths and legends? Or are people right to be scared? Producers GLYN JONES and NEIL WALKER. BBC North East


Presenters: Neil Walker
Presenters: David Clayton
Producers: Glyn Jones
Producers: Neil Walker.

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

Presented by Valerie Singleton and Robert Williams continued on VHFIFM5.50-5.55pm


Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Presented By: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

With HARRIET CASS including Financial Report

: Molesworth

1: Home Life Stereo

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm)

: Lebanese Labyrinth

As the tragic situation in Lebanon becomes more complex, David Sells guides you through the labyrinth that is Lebanon today.


Unknown: David Sells
Producer: David Powell

: Medicine Now

(Re-broadcast Thursday 10.0am LW)

: The Tuesday Feature

Tomorrow in Parliament
Although women won the right to become Members of Parliament over half a century ago, today there are still only 28 compared with 622 men. But the political parties have now realised that the public expects to see a more equal representation at Westminster and the next General Election should see a record number of women MPs.
Who are the new women coming on to the political scene in 1987? How different are they from the generation that produced Margaret Thatcher and Shirley Williams ?
Sonia Beesley reports on the women who will be speaking out tomorrow in Parliament. Producer CLARE SELERIE-GREY


Produced: Margaret Thatcher
Produced: Shirley Williams
Unknown: Sonia Beesley

: In Touch

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap Presented by Ian Macrae Producer THENA HESHEL
Listeners can phone with enquiries and comments relating to the programme on [number removed]Lines open from 8.30 to 10. 15pm Free quarterly bulletin from:
In Touch, BBC, London WlA 4WW (Send four saes, 8½ x 12, for a year's supply)


Presented By: Ian MacRae
Producer: Thena Heshel

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Michael Oliver Producer CARROLL MOORE


Presented By: Michael Oliver
Producer: Carroll Moore

: A Book at Bedtime

Victory (2)

: The World Tonight

Presented by Alexander MacLeod


Presented By: Alexander MacLeod

: Open University

11.30 Open Forum: University Magazine
11.50 Language in Hard Times
12.10 am Music

: News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

Rehearsing for Work
12.303: The First Few Days - learning skills and meeting people and at
12.50 4: Finding Your Feet - If things go wrong (R) (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.

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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