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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

direct from the farming event of the year, the Royal Show, Moneleigh, Warwickshire

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Keith Clements.

: Today

Presented by John Humphrys and Brian Redhead
Featuring this week the winners of the Best of British Youth Awards.
Today Katie Smith , aged 21, of Grimsby, South Humberside
Katie has shown a single-minded determination to break in to a male-dominated world and is now well on the way to becoming qualified as manager of a dairy farm.
6-30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With PETER DAY
70, 8.0 Today's News Read by SIMON VANCE
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thoughtfor the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: John Humphrys
Presented By: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Katie Smith
Read By: Simon Vance
Unknown: Garry Richardson

: News

: Face the Facts

John Waite and his team with the last in their current series investigating your complaints of injustice, sharp practice and the abuse of authority.
(Re-broadcast next Monday)
The programme returns later in the year. If you have a case that deserves investigation, write to: Face the Facts, BBC, [address removed]


Presenter: John Waite
Production Team: Graham Ellis
Production Team: Brian Deacon.
Production Team: Simon Westrop
Production Team: Nick O'Dwyer
Production Team: Louise Hibbins
Production Team: Di Burgess
Production Team: Lizzie Bush
Editor: Ken Vass

: The Natural History Programme

Which would you least like to meet - a grizzly bear in the wild or the fruiting body of a dry rot fungus in you home?
Fergus Keeling gives you a chance to make up your mind and finds out how to encourage bumble bees in your garden. Producer TIM HAINES BBC Bristol


Unknown: Fergus Keeling
Producer: Tim Haines

: Indian Tales of the Ra]

One of the most intriguing parts of the Raj story has not yet been told - what Indians thought of the British and their legacies.
This series of five programmes, narrated by Roshan Seth , aims to fill the gap through the memories and opinions of Indians who worked for the British and made friends with them, fought to throw them out but adopted their institutions and language. 1: Serving the Sahibs
Indians recruited, often grudgingly, into key professions - the army, civil service, law and business - look back on their apprenticeship under colonial masters. Written and produced by ZAREER MASANI (R)


Unknown: Roshan Seth
Produced By: Zareer Masani

: Morning Story

Read by Terry Molloy
Producer ANNE-MARIE COLE BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Jenny Hursell
Read By: Terry Molloy
Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

: An Act of Worship

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

: Analysis

: A Geordie in MK

The first of three talks written and read by Alex Ferguson , cast away in Milton Keynes. The Litterbug
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Read By: Alex Ferguson

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard


Presented By: John Howard

: Braden Beside Himself


: The World at One: News

Presented by Gordon Clough with news and topics in and behind the headlines


Presented By: Gordon Clough

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

WILLIE RUSHTON reads King Jolly and the Ice-cream Stereo (R)


Unknown: Willie Rushton

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Ugandan Orphans: the fighting in Uganda left thousands of children orphaned or separated from their parents. Annie Allsebrook visits a mission station where some of them are cared for and joins a trip into the bush to try and trace members of their families
Serial: Reasonable Doubts (8)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor

: The Afternoon Play

A comedy by TREVOR ROYLE with and When an irate uncle runs amok through Scots Law - and possibly the Race Relations Act - it's time to call in two of Edinburgh's slowest-moving, but quickest-witted lawyers.
Directed by PATRICK RAYNER BBC Scotland Stereo


Comedy By: Trevor Royle
Directed By: Patrick Rayner
Archie Ravelstone: Andrew Dallmeyer
Jock Blinkbonny: Sandy Neilson
Hector Thomson: Martin Black
Catriona Thomson: Eliza Langland
Torquil Macleod: John Merryfeld
Sheriff Abercromby: Ralph Plach
Police inspector/Court official: Ian Briggs

: News

: A Good Read

Brian Gear invites Russell Davies and Sue Limb to pick some paperbacks.
BBC Bristol

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised broadcast of yesterday 's programme at 9. 45pm)

: PM

Presented by Robert Williams and Susannah Simons continued on VHFIFM 5.50-5.55


Presented By: Robert Williams
Presented By: Susannah Simons

: The Six O'Clock News

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


Unknown: David Symonds

: Brain of Britain 1987


: News

: The Archers

Cast for the week:
BBC Pebble Mill


Writer: Sue Teddern
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Elizabeth Archer: Alison Dowling
Christine Barford: Lesley Saweard
George Barford: Graham Roberts
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Jack Woolley: Arnold Peters
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy: Fiona Matheson
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Dorothy Adamson: Heather Barratt
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Nigel Pargetter: Nigel Cauburn
Sophie Barlowe: Moir Leslie
Matthew Thorogood: Crawford Logan

: 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 BBCBristol
Send your letters to: Any Answers? BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Introduced By: John Timpson
Producer: Carole Stone

: The Arab World

An eight-part series presented by Gerald Butt. 6: The Gulf
It was the discovery of oil that put some of the states in the Arabian peninsula at the very top of the world's economic league tables. It also forced some very traditional societies to face up to 20th-century life. How are countries like the United Arab Emirates coping with their new-found wealth? In what ways are local traditions being kept alive?
Producer ALAN WILDING (e)


Presented By: Gerald Butt.
Producer: Alan Wilding

: Profile

A personal portrait in conversation, recollection and anecdote.

: Images of Liverpool

Liverpool people talk about their city's roots, its traditions, its problems, its image. 1: Pie and Cake
It was very much a religious divide in Liverpool and politics had been divided along religious lines. SIR TREVOR JONES Liverpool could so easily have become another Belfast.
Contributors include the Rt Rev David Sheppard. Bishop of Liverpool, the Most Rev Derek Worlock , Archbishop of Liverpool,
Peter Howell-Williams ,
Kenny Hyde , Peter Maloney ,
Martin Nightingale , Lord Sefton of Garston and Margaret Simey Researchers MICHELLE ROWLANDS
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Unknown: Derek Worlock
Unknown: Peter Howell-Williams
Unknown: Kenny Hyde
Unknown: Peter Maloney
Unknown: Martin Nightingale
Unknown: Margaret Simey
Unknown: Michelle Rowlands
Unknown: Anita Thomas
Unknown: Amanda Willett
Produced By: Martin Jenkins

: Does He Take Sugar?

Tonight Does He Take Sugar? looks for another family to adopt a child. John, who is
11, is mentally handicapped and suffers from Reyes Syndrome.
The fact that he is an older child makes it more difficult to find a home for him, but he would benefit greatly from being cared for in a permanent family surrounding. Can you help? Presented by Kati Whitaker Producer MARLENE PEASE
Enquiries to: Does He Take Sugar? BBC. London W1A 4WW
Phone [number removed]. Lines open/rom
10.0am to 5.0pm, Monday to Friday


Presented By: Kati Whitaker
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Nigel Andrews Producer RACHEL YORKE


Presented By: Nigel Andrews
Producer: Rachel Yorke

: A Book at Bedtime

I'm the King of the Castle (4)

: The World Tonight

Presented by Michael Vestey


Presented By: Michael Vestey

: Open University

11.30 Arts Review: Philip Larkin
11.50 Open Forum: University Magazine


Unknown: Philip Larkin

: * am News

followed by an interlude

About this project

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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This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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