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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Farming, food and countryside news, market trends, weather

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Derek Wilson

: Today

Presented by John Humphrys 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
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7 45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: John Humphrys
Presented By: Brian Redhead
Read By: Pauline Bushnell

: News

: Conversation Piece

I'm a Northerner and I like being a Northerner and I'm not ashamed of it any more. I think perhaps coming away to work has helped me enormously because at the beginning I was very afraid. If I got beyond the Cleveland hills I expected to fall to bits!
Sue MacGregor talks to Denise Robertson, writer and television agony aunt.
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester (R)


Producer: Gillian Hush

: The Natural History Programme

Fergus Keeling scans the world of wildlife and finds some good news about warblers and sand martins.
Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Producer: John Harrison

: Indian Tales of the Raj

This series of five programmes, narrated by Roshan Seth , aims To tell the Indian side of the Raj story 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. 3: The Language of Protest
Former nationalists reflect on the British education and values with which they set out to challenge the Raj. Written and produced by ZAREER MASANI (R)


Unknown: Roshan Seth
Produced By: Zareer Masani

: Morning Story

The Electric Rejuvenator bySAMMCBRATNEY
Read by Stella McCusker Producer CHRIS SPURR BBC Northern Ireland


Read By: Stella McCusker
Producer: Chris Spurr

: An Act of Worship

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

: A Goordis in MK

The last of three tales written and read by Alex Ferguson , cast away in Milton Keynes. 3: The Paperboy
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Read By: Alex Ferguson
Unknown: Milton Keynes.

: You and Yours

Working Parents
The difficulties women face in going back to work after having a baby.
Presented by John Howard


Presented By: John Howard

: Braden Beside Himself


: The World at One: News

Presented by Nick Worrall with news and topics in and behind the headlines


Presented By: Nick Worrall

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

Today's story: The Lions Meet the Ostriches Stereo

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the Week:
Robin Bailey , the actor, one of whose most memorable roles was in the BBCtv series
Charters and Caldicott, soon to be a Woman's Hour serial.
Serial: Just You Wait and See (4)


Unknown: Robin Bailey

: The Afternoon Play

A Confidential Agent - All That Glisters by NICK MCCARTY with Secretary turned private eye, Liz Parker once more walks
Brum's mean streets - this time asking why a photographic model has mysteriously dropped out of the picture.


Unknown: Nick McCarty
Directed By: Philip Martin
Liz Parker: Rosemary Martin
MrAntrobus: Terry Molloy
Gloria: Claire Faulconbridge
Paul Beaver: Roger Hume
Trevor/Bouncer: Andy Hockley
Tracey: Vikki Chambers
Woman in white/Landlady: White/landlady Pearson
Shop proprietor: Tex Flint
Roy: Kim Durham

: News

: A Good Read

Brian Gear invites Mat Coward and Jane Ellison to pick some paperbacks.
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Unknown: Jane Ellison

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised broadcast of yesterday 's programme at 9.45pm)

: PM

Presented by Robert Williams and Bill Frost continued on VHFjFM 5.50-5.55


Presented By: Robert Williams
Presented By: Bill Frost

: The Six O'Clock News

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

: Brain of Britain 1987


: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm) Written by GILLIAN RICHMOND Cast for the week:
BBC Pebble Mill


Written By: Gillian Richmond
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Brian Aldridge: Charles C Ollingwood
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Walter Gabriel: Chriss Gittins
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville
Martha Woodford: Mollie Harris
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy: Fiona Mathieson
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter: Charlotte Martin
Mike Tucker: Terry Molloy
Betty Tucker: Pamela Cralg
Nigel Pargetter: Nigel Caliburn
Ruth Pritchard: Felicity Finch

: 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

: The Arab World

In this final programme of the series, Gerald Butt chairs a discussion on the future of the Arab world.
Three major crises - the Gulf War, the struggle of the Palestinians for their state, and the Lebanese conflict - show no immediate signs of going away. Fundamentalism throughout the region is calling more and more strongly for a rejection of Western values. How are these issues likely to develop in the years ahead, and can the region look forward to more peace or more war?
Producer ALAN WILDING (e)
Book, same title, £7.95 from booksellers


Producer: Alan Wilding

: Profile

A personal portrait in conversation, recollection and anecdote; an assessment of a public figure or the story of a private individual.

: Images of Liverpool

Liverpool people talk about their city's roots, its traditions, its problems, its image.
3: God Has Given Us This Work to Do
God, in this case the Central Government, helps those that help themselves PATRICK MINFORD You need to change society so that we all get our share
Contributors include David Alton , Joanne Bailey
Neville Goldrein , The Rt Hon Michael Heseltine mp
Desmond Pitcher , Ian Stubbings and Lindy Walker


Unknown: Patrick Minford
Unknown: David Alton
Unknown: Joanne Bailey
Unknown: Neville Goldrein
Unknown: Michael Heseltine
Unknown: Desmond Pitcher
Unknown: Ian Stubbings
Unknown: Lindy Walker
Unknown: Researchers Michelle Rowlands
Unknown: Anita Thomas
Unknown: Amanda Willett
Produced By: Martin Jenkins

: Does He Take Sugar?

A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners and their families, with countrywide news and views on all matters of concern to them.
Presented by Kati Whitaker Producer MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence and enquiries to: Does He Take Sugar?
BBC. London W1A 4WW Phone [number removed]
Lines open from 10.0am to 5. Opm Monday to Friday


Presented By: Kati Whitaker
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Glyn Worsnip

: Kaleidoscope

Nigel Andrews presents tonight's edition, which includes interviews, and news and reviews of films, books, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4. 30pm)


Unknown: Nigel Andrews
Producer: Simon Broughton

: A Book at Bedtime

Cannery Row (4)

: The World Tonight

Presented by Michael Vestey National and international news, background, analysis and comment


Presented By: Michael Vestey

: Open University

11.30 Arts Review: Life and Purpose
11.50 Open Forum: University Magazine

: 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.

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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