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: News Briefing

: * The Farming Week

Presented by Michael Pickstock Producer ALLAN WRIGHT BBC Pebble Mill


Presented By: Michael Pickstock
Producer: Allan Wright

: Prayer for the Day

Hope Sealy with a special guest.


Unknown: Hope Sealy

: Today

Presented by John Humphrys and Jenni Murray
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by BRIAN PERKINS
7.25* Sport
7.30,8.30 News Summary 7 40*, 8.47* Today's Papers
7.45 In Perspective with ROSEMARY HARTILL , the BBC S
Religious Affairs Correspondent
8.25 The Weeklies with CHRIS DUNKLEY
8 35 Yesterday in Parliament Editor JENNY ABRAMSKY


Presented By: John Humphrys
Presented By: Jenni Murray
Read By: Brian Perkins
Unknown: Rosemary Hartill
Unknown: Chris Dunkley
Editor: Jenny Abramsky

: News

: Sport on 4

Presented by Cliff Morgan
Thousands of non-athletes of all shapes, sizes and ages have been miraculously transformed into finely-honed runners: there's just one day to go until the London Marathon. Plus news of the rest of the weekend's sport. Producer PETER GRIFFITHS


Presented By: Cliff Morgan
Producer: Peter Griffiths

: Breakaway

Bernard Falk reports on holidays and travel. Susan Marling and Nigel Coombs make up the team that will make sense of the world of travel.
Producer JENNY MALLINSON DUFF For details of items in this week's programme please send sae to:
[address removed]


Unknown: Bernard Falk
Unknown: Susan Marling
Unknown: Nigel Coombs
Producer: Jenny Mallinson

: Loose Ends

Ned Sherrin with studio guests, and regular and irregular contributions from the likes of Robert Elms, Craig Charles Victoria Mather and Stephen Fry.
Plus the Occasional Diary of Mat Coward.
Additional material by ALIST AIR BEATON


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Craig Charles
Unknown: Victoria Mather
Unknown: Stephen Fry.
Unknown: Cathie Mahoney

: The Week in Westminster

James Naughtie , Chief Political Correspondent of the Guardian, presents a personal review of a week in the parliamentary life of MPs and peers.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Producer: Sheila Cook

: From Our Own Correspondent

Reflections on life and politics abroad

: Money Box

(Details on Monday at 10.0 am)

: Just a Minute!

Clement Freud , Peter Jones Stanley Unwin and Kenneth Williams try to stop each other talking for just a minute on subjects flung at them by Nicholas Parsons.
Producer EDWARD TAYLOR. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 6.30pm)


Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Stanley Unwin
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons.
Producer: Edward Taylor.

: News

: Any Questions?

Dr Rhodes Boyson , mp Julia Langdon
Dafydd Wigley , mp and Trevor Jones


Unknown: Dr Rhodes Boyson
Unknown: Julia Langdon
Unknown: Dafydd Wigley
Unknown: Trevor Jones

: Alistair Cooke's American Collection

Nothing But the Blues
A programme dedicated to the memory of Philip Larkin , for whom it was made.
Producer ALAN OWEN (R)


Unknown: Philip Larkin
Producer: Alan Owen

: The Afternoon Play

High Flight by CHRIS ALLEN with Named in the popular press as 'The Brightest Young Man in Britain', Jonathan's path to the very top looks assured. It's merely a question of choosing between politics, literature, the arts....and Jonathan can't wait to be rich and powerful.
Directed by MATTHEW WALTERS Stereo


Unknown: Chris Allen
Directed By: Matthew Walters
Jonathan Leigh: Douglas Hodge

: Options

4.0 Parents' Action Guide The Secretary of State for Education, THE RT HON KENNETH BAKER , MP, is interviewed by PROFESSOR TED WRAGG (e) For free fact pack send sae (9 x 6: 28p stamp) to: [address removed]
4.30 Essays on Popular Music Twelve programmes with MEL HILL 9: Eavesdropping Talking to yourself in front of a crowd of thousands Stereo (e)
5.0 Fit for What? With MICHAEL SMEE 3: Fit for Play What specific demands do active sports make on the body and what types of fitness training enable you to get the most out of playing the game? (R)(e)
5.30 Euromagazine Eight programmes from Europe on the issues of the day in the language of the country 3: La France Un reportage sur Ie probleme de l'immigration en France. Presente par ETIENNE DUVAL (e)


Unknown: Kenneth Baker
Interviewed By: Professor Ted Wragg
Unknown: Etienne Duval

: International Assignment

BBC Correspondents report from around the world

: Science Now

Presented by Georgina Ferry


Presented By: Georgina Ferry

: The Living World

Nick Davies , in the company of Peter Ferns, visits the Coto
Donana National Park in Spain.


Unknown: Nick Davies

: Week Ending

A satirical review of the past week's news and events with Bill Wallis , David Tate
Sally Grace and Jon Glover


Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Jon Glover

: News

With CHARLOTTE GREEN including Sports Round-up

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

Saturday evening conversation inspired by current public and private preoccupations Music by JEREMY NICHOLAS
Producer MICHAEL EMBER. Stereo


Music By: Jeremy Nicholas
Producer: Michael Ember.

: Saturday-Night Theatre

The Night they Stole the FA Cup by EDWIN PEARCE With
On the night of 11 September 1895, the FA Cup was stolen from a Birmingham shop window. In 1957 an old man confessed to his part in the robbery and told of the fate of the missing trophy.
Directed by PHILIP MARTIN BBC Pebble Mill Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 3. 0pm)
0 HEAR THIS! page 16


Unknown: Edwin Pearce
Directed By: Philip Martin
Wilf: Neil Coker
Ramsay/Hipkiss: Terry Molloy
Rinder: Tim Brierley
darnley Shillcock: Edwin Richfield
Joe: Roger Rowland
Doris: Joyce Gibbs
HodgettS: Dave Mitty
Sargeant/ Rowbotham: Geoff Searle
Cummings/Constable: John Dixon
Cath: Charlotte Martin
Nicker: Mustlfa Dinson
Albert: Richard Allenson

: Baker's Dozen

Richard Baker presents a selection of words and music on record.
Producer JUDITH ROLES. Stereo

: Thriller!

The Possessors by JOHN CHRISTOPHER abridged in 12 parts by BRIAN GEAR
Read by Hywel Bennett
6: The Face at the Window Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol


Unknown: John Christopher
Read By: Hywel Bennett

: Ten to Ten

A reading, a hymn and reflection led by Frank Topping , stereo


Unknown: Frank Topping

: News

: The Saturday Feature

Home is a Castle
Scotland's only unique contribution to European architecture is the style of its small castles. There are about 600 of them and an increasing number are being restored from ruins to make striking and impressive homes - at a cost, after grant-aid, of no more than a family house in the south of England, plus a lot of dedication.
Maurice Lindsay talks to some of the new acquirers of castellated addresses. Producer JOHN ARNOTT BBC Scotland
0 INFO: page 92


Talks: Maurice Lindsay
Producer: John Arnott

: The Best Day of Your Life?

The last in a series of five programmes.
Marjorie Lofthouse talks to pianist Peter Donohoe about the day he won the Moscow Tchaikovsky Piano Competition.


Talks: Marjorie Lofthouse
Pianist: Peter Donohoe

: Nineteen Ninety-Eight: Episode Six...

by William Osborne and Richard Turner
Yes it's all in your throwaway Nineteen Ninety-Eight.
Am Jap: The Inside Story.... Plus!!!
Edward and Tabatha - the end of the line???
And: who is the mysterious Mrs Wigg?

(BBC Manchester)
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 12.27pm)


Writer: William Osborne
Writer: Richard Turner
Producer: Nick Symons
Edward Wilson: David Threlfall
[Actor]: Pam Ferris
[Actor]: Hugh Laurie
[Actor]: Steve Steen
[Actor]: Rebecca Stevens
[Actor]: Richard Turner

: Unnatural Acts

A late-night sitcom starring Kit
Hollerbach Jeremy Hardy , Paul B. Davies and Caroline Leddy
6: Ill Met by Moonlight....
'The National Health Service is safe with us.'
But just who exactly are 'us'? When Kit has a little accident and Caroline gets fit for nothing, our friends uncover an unhealthy conspiracy.... Written by JEREMY HARDY. KIT HOLLERBACH and PAUL B. DAVIES with STEVE PUNT. CAROLINE LEDDY and PETE SINCLAIR
Producer DAVID TYLER. Stereo


Unknown: Hollerbach Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Paul B. Davies
Unknown: Caroline Leddy
Written By: Jeremy Hardy.
Written By: Paul B. Davies
Unknown: Caroline Leddy
Unknown: Pete Sinclair
Producer: David Tyler.

: * am News

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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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