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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

with Hope Sealy


Unknown: Hope Sealy

: Today

Presented by Peter Hobday and Jenni Murray
Featuring another winner in the Best of British Youth Awards Today Clare Lewey , aged 20, of south London.
Clare spent an important year doing voluntary work in Sudan. For the first six months she taught English, working with classes of 63 pupils - three to a desk! But in the second six months, she set up a centre for the disabled in the town ofNyala.
7.0,8.0 Today's News read by EUGENE FRASER
7.25* Sport with CHARLES COL VILE
7,30,8.30 News Summary
7.40*, 8.47* Today's Papers
7.45 In Perspective with JOHN NEWBURY, the BBC'S
Religious Affairs Correspondent
8.35 Yesterday in Parliament Editor JENNY ABRAMSKY


Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Clare Lewey
Read By: Eugene Fraser
Editor: Jenny Abramsky

: News

: Sport on 4

Presented by Cliff Morgan
Leather on Willow: the first cup final of the cricket season takes place at Lord's.
Treads on Tarmac: Silverstone is preparing for tomorrow's British Grand Prix.


Presented By: Cliff Morgan
Producer: Peter Griffiths

: Breakaway

Bernard Falk reports on holidays and travel. With Susan Marling and Nigel Coombs


Unknown: Bernard Falk
Unknown: Susan Marling
Unknown: Nigel Coombs
Producer: Helen Robson

: Loose Ends

with Ned Sherrin and the likes of Craig Charles Carol Thatcher , Emma Freud and Jonathan Ross. Plus Victor Lewis Smith 's Look at Life. Additional material by ALISTAIR BEATON
(Re-broadcast at 11. 0pm)


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Craig Charles
Unknown: Carol Thatcher
Unknown: Emma Freud
Unknown: Jonathan Ross.
Unknown: Victor Lewis Smith
Unknown: Alistair Beaton
Producers: Ian Gardhouse
Unknown: Cathie Mahoney

: The Week in Westminster

Presented by Peter Kellner of the Independent


Presented By: Peter Kellner
Producer: Sheila Cook

: From Our Own Correspondent

Reflections on life and politics abroad


Producer: David Powell

: Taste of the East

(Details on Monday at 10. Oam)

: Quote.... Unquote

Nigel Rees has this week's quota of quotations for guests William Franklyn , A.N. Wilson Mavis Nicholson and Rosemary Anne Sisson Quotations read by RONALD FLETCHER
Devised and written by NIGEL REES Producer JO BUNTING. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 30pm)


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: William Franklyn
Unknown: A.N. Wilson
Unknown: Mavis Nicholson
Unknown: Rosemary Anne Sisson
Read By: Ronald Fletcher
Written By: Nigel Rees
Producer: Jo Bunting.

: News

: Any Questions?

The Rt Hon David Owen , mp, John Patten , mp, The Rt Hon John Smith , qc. mp, and Esther Rantzen


Unknown: David Owen
Unknown: John Patten
Unknown: John Smith
Unknown: Esther Rantzen

: Second Edition

Gillian went to market.... and she bought some slices of You and Yours.... Woman's 's Hour....Local Network
In today's programme, Gillian Reynolds and her guests look at buying and selling. Producers LUCY LUNT and PIPPA BURSTON

: The Afternoon Play

Following Father's Drift by SAM JACOBS
'Whenever I needed my Dad all I had to do was switch on the telly.' Liza Rothman 's bitter comment on her childhood with her comedian father sets the tone for this tragicomedy, as the 'ghost' of Max Rothman haunts the family funeral.
Directed by PIERS PLOWRIGHT. Stereo


Unknown: Sam Jacobs
Unknown: Liza Rothman
Unknown: Max Rothman
Directed By: Piers Plowright.
Max: Alfred Marks
Liza: Maggie Steed

: Phantoms of the Railways

Glyn Worsnip investigates the phantoms of the railways.


Unknown: Glyn Worsnip

: Options

4.30 The Music of the Renaissance 6: The Food of Love Sex and love have often formed the staple diet of songs. Both were present in the music of the Renaissance. Presented by JOHN milsom Producer DANIEL SNOWMAN. Stereo (e) For support notes send sae to: [address removed]
5.0 The State of Industry A series of six programmes in which ROBERT HELLER , Editorial Director of Management Today, takes stock of Britain's manufacturers. The crises of the past decade have left many casualties and even the fittest survivors have had to change their ways. But can they stand the intense pace of world competition? Producer GORDON HUTCHINGS (R) (e) Book, same title, £10.95 from booksellers
5.30 Franc-parler Presente par CORINNE BAUDELOT etGREGORECAREL
4eme emission: Alimentation Ecrit par CORINNE BAUDELOT (R) (e)


Presented By: John Milsom
Producer: Daniel Snowman.
Unknown: Robert Heller
Producer: Gordon Hutchings
Unknown: Corinne Baudelot
Unknown: Corinne Baudelot

: S04

Science on 4 Peter Evans selects highlights from recent research.
With reports from Geoff Watts Georgina Ferry and Alun Lewis Producer JULIAN BROWN
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 7.45pm)


Unknown: Peter Evans
Unknown: Geoff Watts
Unknown: Georgina Ferry
Unknown: Alun Lewis
Producer: Julian Brown

: The Living World

David Nichols joins the holiday-makers on Torquay beach to answer their wildlife questions. Introduced by Derek Jones


Unknown: David Nichols
Introduced By: Derek Jones

: Week Ending

with Bill Wallis , David Tate
Sally Grace and Jeffrey Holland


Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Jeffrey Holland

: News

With BRYAN MARTIN including Sports Round-up


Unknown: Bryan Martin

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

Producer MICHAEL EMBER. Stereo


Producer: Michael Ember.

: Saturday-Night Theatre: Humanity Farm

by John Kirkmorris
Stan Pedler has been a Labour MP, LSE lecturer and a journalist, but now - still an idealist - he has founded a small self-supporting community in rural Somerset. Sadly, the community is falling apart but a key witness to this is Stan's ex-wife Ginny, who has returned to court him for a second time.
BBC Bristol.
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 3.0 pm)


Writer: John Kirkmorris
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Stan Pedler: Stephen Thorne
Ginny: Elizabeth Bell
Jill: Deborah Makepeace
Mick: Christian Rodska
Reen: Angela Phillips
Ralf: Herbert Norville
Esther: Elizabeth Lindsay
Browne: Edward de Souza
Stella: Jenny Funnell

: Baker's Dozen

Presented by Richard Baker Producer JUDITH ROLES . Stereo


Presented By: Richard Baker
Producer: Judith Roles

: Thriller!

A Fatal Inversion by RUTH RENDELL writing as BARBARA VINE abridged in 14 parts by NEVILLE TELLER
Read by Lewis Fiander 3: This House is Mine
Producer PAMELA HOWE. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Ruth Rendell
Read By: Lewis Fiander
Producer: Pamela Howe.

: Ten to Ten

with Eddie Neale. Stereo


Unknown: Eddie Neale.

: News

: In Keeping with Tradition

I have both a fine intellectual team and also a very fine habitat in which to work and we're very lucky, of course, because all the elements fit together to make a very happy working life.
In the first of six programmes exploring the traditional craft of the keeper, Keith Allan goes to Kew to meet Grenville Lucas , Keeper of the Herbarium at the Royal Botanic Gardens. Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Unknown: Keith Allan
Unknown: Grenville Lucas

: Braden Beside Himself

Bernard Braden ambles through the world of transatlantic humour This week:
Memories Are Made of This Written by GEORGE BURNS
(Re-broadcast on Thursday at 12.25pm)


Unknown: Bernard Braden
Written By: George Burns
Written By: Wolcot Gibbs
Written By: Stephen Leacock
Written By: Sam Levenson
Unknown: Harpo Marx
Unknown: Damon Runyon
Unknown: James Thurber
Producer: Edward Taylor.

: Even Looser Ends

(This morning's programme with at least 2.5 per cent extra)

: *am News

followed by an interlude

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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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