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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Farming, food and countryside news, market trends, weather Producers TIM FINNEY


Producers: Tim Finney
Unknown: Rebecca Pow

: Prayer for the Day

With THE RT REV CORMACK MURPHY -O'CONNOR, Bishop of Arundel and Brighton Stereo


Unknown: CormacK Murphy

: Today

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


Presented By: Brian Redhead
Presented By: Peter Hobday
Read By: David Symonds

: News

: Call John Howard: [number removed]

Your chance to talk to John and his studio guests on an issue of the moment.
Producer NICK UTECHIN Lines open from 80 0 am

: From Our Own Correspondent

Reflections on life and politics abroad from the BBC's worldwide team of correspondents.

: Morning Story

The Magician by ALEX FERGUSON
Read by Peter Wheeler Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Unknown: Alex Ferguson
Read By: Peter Wheeler
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Daily Service

NEM, pll4; Come down, 0 love divine (BBC HB 149); Luke 24, w 36-49;
Bright the vision (BBC HB 269) Stereo

: For Schools

11.0 Time and Tune Presented by DOUGLAS COOMBES 21: The Young Mozart Producer PETER HUTCHINGS Stereo (e)
11.20 Time to Move Alice in Wonderland 1: Wonderland! by KATE HARRISON Producer ALAN LAMBERT Stereo (R)(e)
11.40 Discovery Changes by CAROLE KING Presented by CHRIS ILLICRAP (e)


Presented By: Douglas Coombes
Producer: Peter Hutchings
Unknown: Kate Harrison
Producer: Alan Lambert
Unknown: Carole King
Presented By: Chris Illicrap

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Quietly Going Mad by CHRIS HAWES
'I were thinking of expanding. Push out that wall at the back, install racks for cards, shelves of paperbacks and records. Then they changed the flaming neighbourhood, did that road-widening, built the bypass. House prices came down and that were it.'
Directed by TONY CUFF BBC Manchester


Unknown: Chris Hawes
Directed By: Tony Cuff
Harry: Chris Hawes
Laura: Diane Whitley
Mr Jackson: Cliff Howells

: The Living World

Jeremy Cherfas examines elephant family life, where older sisters babysit for their younger siblings.
Producer MILES BARTON BBC Bristol


Unknown: Jeremy Cherfas

: You and Yours

Susan Rae with the latest news and advice for consumers.


Unknown: Susan Rae

: Brain of Britain 1987

A nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain.
Chairman Robert Robinson First Round - London Wendy Soper
(personnel specialist)
Barry Ramsay (bank official) Sarah Newman (teacher) Robin Gordon-Walker
(government information officer) The programme includes Beat the Brains in which listeners put their own questions to the contestants.
Programme devised by JOHN p. WYNN Questions set by LAN GILLIES Producer RICHARD EDIS Stereo


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Barry Ramsay
Unknown: Sarah Newman
Unknown: Robin Gordon-Walker
Unknown: John P. Wynn
Unknown: Lan Gillies

: 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: My Naughty Little Sister and Bad Harry at the Library. Stereo (R)
2.5 Explorers Presented by PAUL COPLEY (RV) Written and produced by DEREK FARMER (e) (Re-broadcast on Friday at 11.0am VHFJFM)
2.25 Radio Thin King: Complete Stories Garden Trouble Producer SARAH MCNEILL (e)
2.40 Listening to Music 3: Olevel/CSE/GCSE Unit 1: Rhythm-Patterns Devised by PROFESSOR GEORGE PRATT and BARRY GIBSON. Stereo (R) (e)


Unknown: Bad Harry
Presented By: Paul Copley
Produced By: Derek Farmer
Producer: Sarah McNeill
Unknown: George Pratt
Unknown: Barry Gibson.

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Life in Ancient Egypt: Danish Egyptologist Lise Manniche reveals some fascinating facts about the Ancient Egyptians - including the herbs and spices they used, their cosmetics and their sex lives!
Serial: In the Springtime of the Year (6)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor

: The Afternoon Play

The Red Telephone Box by KEN WHITMORE
'You found his head on the doorstep? But you're four miles away and I was talking to him only 30 seconds ago.'
Detective Inspector Cockfoster tries to keep his head while those around him are being decapitated.
Directed by ALFRED BRADLEY BBC Manchester. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Ken Whitmore
Directed By: Alfred Bradley
Chief Insp Cockfoster: Bob Grant
Det Sgt Frogman: Christian Rodska
Dobell: John Hollis
Mrs Victrola: Patricia England
DrLamb: Ronaldherdman
Peter: Finetime Fontayne
Angela: Dorcas Morgan
Belinda Ruby: Sally Edwards

: News

: In Business

Presented by Rodney Smith
Your company wants you to be medically screened and psychologically tested. Fair enough: advance warning of incipient problems, but is the boss going to get the results? Will they be deciding your future on the basis of a prognosis you can't challenge? Producer ANDREW vivian


Presented By: Rodney Smith

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

Presented by Robert Williams and Valerie Singleton continuedon VHFIFM 5.50-5.55


Presented By: Robert Williams
Presented By: Valerie Singleton

: The Six O'Clock News

With LAURIE MACMILLAN including Financial Report

: Flying the Flag


: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 40pm)

: Women of the Frontier

In the mid 17th century
Scotsmen became active in the Canadian fur trade. Locked in a wilderness thousands of miles from home, separated from their families, they developed complex liaisons with the Canadian Indians. These relationships matured, in isolation, until Scottish women made the arduous transatlantic journey and began to penetrate the Canadian forests. They disturbed an already delicate cultural balance.
Using contemporary records, letters, and music,
Lynn ten Kate has put together a study of family life of the time. Readers JOHN SHEDDEN. PAUL YOUNG and ROSE MCBAIN Singer


Readers: John Shedden.
Singer: Christine Coulson
Producer: Elaine MacLean

: Medicine Now

What's new in medical science? How well are the doctors looking after us? Is our money being spent to best effect? Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care - from the research laboratory to the operating theatre. Producer JUUAN BROWN


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Juuan Brown

: The Tuesday Feature

First Lady of the Revolution Rosario Murillo is the extraordinary wife of Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega.
Educated in a convent in Devon and a Swiss finishing school, she's an unlikely revolutionary and the most flamboyant of all the Sandinista leadership. David Henshaw went to
Nicaragua to meet Rosario - poet, cultural commisar and queen of style.
The Sandinistas' 'First Lady' challenges any neat black and white views of what is going on in Nicaragua. The story of Rosario Murillo is the story of a revolution without rules. Written by DAVID HENSHAW Producer JULIE SIMMONS BBC Manchester
(Re-broadcast on Friday 11.0am L W) 0 HEAR THIS! page 18 0 WODDIS ON: page 81


Unknown: Rosario Murillo
Unknown: Daniel Ortega.
Leadership: David Henshaw
Unknown: Rosario Murillo
Written By: David Henshaw
Producer: Julie Simmons

: 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. 15 pm Details of the 'In Touch
Handbook'in print, tape, moon and Braille, from Broadcasting Support Service, PO Box 7, London W36XJ


Presented By: Ian MacRae
Producer: Thena Heshel

: Kaleidoscope

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


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Producer: Richard Bannermen

: A Book at Bedtime

2: High Street

: The World Tonight

Presenter Alexander MacLeod


Presenter: Alexander MacLeod

: Open University

11.30 Open Forum: University Magazine
11.50 Gombrich on Art History
12.10 am Music

: * amNews

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

GCSE English: Poetry Today
12.30 Thorough Bush, Thorough Briar With ALAN BROWNJOHN and GILLIAN CLARKE (e) and at
12.50 Remembrance of Things Past with ALAN BROWNJOHN and CHARLES CAUSLEY (e)


Unknown: Alan Brownjohn
Unknown: Gillian Clarke
Unknown: Alan Brownjohn
Unknown: Charles Causley

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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.

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