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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Producers TIM FINNEY and REBECCA pow '


Producers: Tim Finney

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Graham Corderoy.

: Today

Presented by Brian Redhead , and Peter Hobday
6 30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary 6 45* Business News
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by BRYAN MARTIN 7 20* Your Letters
7.25*. 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presented By: Brian Redhead
Presented By: Peter Hobday
Read By: Bryan Martin

: Family Matters

Part 7

: News

: Call John Howard: [number removed]

John and his studio guests discuss, with you, a topic or issue that's hit the headlines. Producer NICK UTECHIN Lines open from 8.0am

: Morning Story

Bargain Break by DONALD BANCROFT
Read by Rex Holdsworth Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol


Unknown: Donald Bancroft
Read By: Rex Holdsworth
Producer: Pamela Howe

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 9;
High in the heavens (BBC HB 9); Psalm 15; Exodus 24, vv 12-18; Hills of the north, rejoice (BBC HB 33) Stereo

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Shining.... Shining ... by DAVID ASHTON with Brenda Bruce as Cissy Cissy always has a good time down at the pub - familiar faces, several gin and tonics and, when she's had a few, she's game for a song But cheap music certainly can be potent, especially when it's allied to gin, and some of Cissy's memories hurt. MARTIN GOLDSTEIN (piano)
Directed by JANE MORGAN. Stereo (Re-broadcast tomorrow at 9. Opm)


Unknown: David Ashton
Unknown: Brenda Bruce
Unknown: Cissy Cissy
Piano: Martin Goldstein
Directed By: Jane Morgan.

: The Living World

Jessica Holm , Jos Joslin and David Streeter tackle wildlife questions put by an audience at the Wildfowl Trust in Arundel. Introduced by Derek Jones Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
(Re-broadcast next Saturday)


Unknown: Jessica Holm
Unknown: Jos Joslin
Unknown: David Streeter
Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: John Harrison

: You and Yours

investigates your complaints and provides help. advice, news and information about your day-to-day concerns.
Presented by Susan Rae


Presented By: 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 Third Semi-Final:
North, Wales and Scotland Ian Sutton (accountant)
Leo Cullinan (civil servant) Bob Collier (civil servant)
Simon Durrant (schoolmaster) The programme includes Beat the Brains, in which listeners put their own questions to the contestants. Questions set by IAN GILLIES
Programme devised by JOHN P. WYNN Producer RICHARD EMS. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Thursday at 6.30pm)


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Leo Cullinan
Unknown: Bob Collier
Unknown: Simon Durrant
Unknown: John P. Wynn

: The World at One: News

Presented by Nick Worrall


Presented By: Nick Worrall

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

Anansi Goes Swimming. Stereo (R)

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Ballerina Lynn Seymour talks about her new work Wolfy, based on the life of Mozart, which is being choreographed for the Ballet Rambert.
Serial: Travels with Charley (2)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Talks: Ballerina Lynn Seymour

: The Afternoon Play

The British Abroad
An occasional series of plays for radio
5: A Thorn in Paradise by ROBERT BIRMINGHAM
Following an accident at work, Ossie emigrates to his native West Indies with his white
English wife. The deep divisions of the country reinforce the alienation that they both feel: an alienation that threatens even their marriage.
Directed by CLIVE BRILL Stereo (R)


Unknown: Robert Birmingham
Directed By: Clive Brill
Ossie: With Trevor Thomas
Patricia: Jane Leonard
Gaboe: And Calvin Simpson
Dr Cooper: Richard Durden
Marcella: Isabelle Lucas
T-Phie: Angela Wynter
Doctor: Tessa Worsley
Mrs Pemberton: Tessa Worsley
Judge: Eric Stovell
Tom: Ronny Cush
Nurse: Gillian Roberts
Mr Pemberton: Peter Howell

: News

: A Good Night Out

Memories of what it was like to go out for a night on the tiles in the 1920s and 30s.
1: Variety, the Spice of Life Producer PETER HOARE
(First broadcast on Radio 2)


Producer: Peter Hoare

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

Presented by Robert Williams and Valerie Singleton continued on VHFiFM 5.50-5.55


Presented By: Robert Williams
Presented By: Valerie Singleton

: The Six O'Clock News

With SIMON VANCE including Financial Report


Unknown: Simon Vance

: My Word!

(Details on Friday at 12.25pm)

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 40pm)

: Workforce

A quarterly report on the world of employment introduced by Brian Redhead
The rise of hi-tech industries in Cambridge has been labelled the Cambridge Phenomenon.
It really began in 1970, with the creation of the first Science Park. But is the boom nearing its end? Are reports of it exaggerated?
And what job benefits are there for local people outside the world of hi-tech?
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.5pm) Background notes available from: Workforce, BBC. Villiers House, London W52PA


Introduced By: Brian Redhead
Unknown: John Atkinson
Producer: Christopher Stone

: A Tradition of Sympathy

Five programmes eavesdropping on the wards, clinics and corridors of London's Middlesex Hospital. 3: Changing Attitudes
'Often our patients are regarded as end-stage, or dying.... but the bulk of them are not like that at all. They have a specific problem with which they have to live, rather than from which they're going to die.'
Overcoming the fears and prejudices not only of patients and the public, but also of other doctors, is one of the tasks faced by those caring for patients with cancer.
Producer ALISON RICHARDS. Stereo


Producer: Alison Richards.

: The Drift of Time

with Robert Stephens as Richard Jefferies
August 1887: Richard Jefferies lies ill and close to death. Far from his birthplace of Coate in Wiltshire, in hit mind he returns again ana again to his beloved Marlborough Downs.
Music arranged and performed by PETE SHUTLER and MAC MCCULLOUGH
Compiled from the writings of Richard Jefferies by SEAN STREET Stereo


Unknown: Robert Stephens
Unknown: Richard Jefferies
Unknown: Richard Jefferies
Unknown: Pete Shutler
Unknown: Richard Jefferies

: In Touch

For people with a visual handicap Presented by Peter White Producer SUSAN DENNY
Listeners can phone with enquiries and comments relating to the programme on [number removed]Lines open from 8.30 to 10. 15pm Free quarterly bulletin from:
[address removed] (Send four saes, 8½ x 12, for year's supply)


Presented By: Peter White
Producer: Susan Denny

: Kaleidoscope

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


Unknown: Christopher Bigsby
Producer: Edwina Wolstencroft

: A Book at Bedtime

A Classical Education
2: The House Photograph

: The World Tonight

Presented by Alexander MacLeod


Presented By: Alexander MacLeod

: Open University

11.30 Open Forum: University Magazine
11.50 Arts: Sullivan

: A Woman's Touch

Alicia de Larrocha plays music by Chopin, Falla,
Granados and Albeniz. Records


Unknown: Alicia de Larrocha

: 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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