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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Farming, food and countryside news, market trends, weather

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: David Lapsley

: Today

Presented by Peter Hobday and Chris Lowe in London and Brian Redhead at the TUC in Blackpool
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With PETER DAY
7.00, 8.00 Today s News Read by BRYAN MARTIN
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day


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

: Augustus Carp Esq

Part 3

: News

: Midweek with Llbby Purves

The pith of the week Producer ANGIE NEHRING Stereo

: Gardeners' Question Time

This summer, the regular team of Dr Stefan Buczacki , Fred Downham and Geoffrey Smith put up their tent at the Showground in Kendal,
Cumbria, to answer gardening queries from visitors to the Lakeland Rose Show. Chairman Clay Jones Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester
Plant lists and topical tips from 'Gardeners' Question Time' are displayed on Ceefax page 287


Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Fred Downham
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Diana Stenson

: Morning Story

Secrets and Belief by ROY KELLY
Read by Kim Wall Producer SHEILA FOX


Read By: Kim Wall
Producer: Sheila Fox

: Daily Service

nem, p 46; Glorious things of thee are spoken (BBC HB 176);
Psalm 126; John 2, vvl-12; 0 for a thousand tongues (BBC HB 278). Stereo

: From Raj to Rajiv

Forty Years of Indian Independence
The last of a five-part series in which the BBC's Delhi correspondent, MarkTully, charts India's progress over four decades. Fortress India
Can India, beset by regionalism, sectarian violence, economic and administrative lethargy, and political infighting, survive another 40 years as a democratic nation?
Series producer ZAREER MASANI
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 7. 40pm)


Producer: Zareer Masani

: Enquire Within

From the apparently obvious to the downright obscure,
Dilly Barlow attempts to answer your questions, with help from specialists, experts and the BBC Reference Library. Including, this week, the history of swaddling bands. Producer CATHY DRYSDALE
Questions, on postcards only, please, to: Enquire Within, BBC, London W1A 4WW


Unknown: Dilly Barlow
Producer: Cathy Drysdale

: You and Yours

Presented by John Buckley


Presented By: John Buckley

: Film Star

by Alexander Walker 9: Robert Redford
He takes the best close-ups of any star today; and although Redford excels at playing the flawed side of American heroes, what he probably grinds his teeth over in private is the fact that the public still insist on taking away an impression of perfection.


Unknown: Alexander Walker
Unknown: Robert Redford

: The World at One: News

Presented by Gordon Clough


Presented By: Gordon Clough

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

IRENE HANDL reads Grandma and Bopper at the Sports and Fun Day (R)

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor Guest of the week: Dr Robert Runcie ,
The Archbishop of Canterbury Serial:
A Parents' Survival Guide (5)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Dr Robert Runcie

: The Afternoon Play

Jack, a married man, works for a successful British firm and knows that one way to personal success is to invite his German boss to dinner. They soon discover that it's a meal that leaves them both having bitten off more than they can chew.
Directed by GERRY JONES. Stereo


Unknown: Charles Jennings
Directed By: Gerry Jones.
Heinz: With Crawford Logan
Jack: Gareth Armstrong
Helen: And Karen Archer
Ken: Ian Thompson
Kees: Jonathan Tafler
Madame: Jennifer Piercey
Clifford: Stephen Thorne

: Time for Verse

Dannie Abse presents seven programmes of poetry about music.
4: Public Performances Readers ANDREW SACHS and kim WALL
Producer MARGARET BRADLEY BBC Bristol. Stereo


Unknown: Dannie Abse
Producer: Margaret Bradley

: News

: Relative Values

: Kaleidoscope Extra

Newcastle on Film
Stormy Monday has the biggest budget for any British film this year. It's being shot in Newcastle - the first film made there since Get Carter in 1971. And it not only has a local story about a jazz club owner fighting off American gangsters, but writer/director, Mike Figgis , and star, Sting, both come from Newcastle.
David Roper reports from the film set.


Director: Mike Figgis
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: PM

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


Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Presented By: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

With DAVID SYMONDS including Financial Report

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm)

: Face the Facts

John Waite returns with his team of investigators to peer under official carpets, behind company smoke-screens and through bureaucratic red tape. The programme sets out to pursue not only individual allegations of injustice, sharp practice and the abuse of authority, but also wider issues as a result of which the lives of ordinary people may be damaged by the actions -or complacency - of others. Producer GRAHAM ELLIS Editor CHRIS LONGLEY
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 9.05am) If you 've a case which you believe deserves investigation, write to: Face the Facts, BBC. London WIA 4WW


Unknown: John Waite
Producer: Graham Ellis
Editor: Chris Longley

: Music by the Sea

In the sixth of eight programmes, Fntz Spiegl continues his tours round British resorts.
Producer RAY ABBOTT. Stereo


Unknown: Fntz Spiegl
Reader: John Westbrook
Producer: Ray Abbott.

: Leading Voices

(Details tomorrow at 11. 00am)
0 HEAR THIS! page 16 and WODDIS ON: page 81

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Brady Says by DAVE SHEASBY


Unknown: Dave Sheasby

: Conservative Blues

Last of four programmes
'Somebody once gave me a trumpet on an impulse of drug-induced generosity. I joined a band in Leeds that played a hard gutsy music which put smiles on the faces of the dead.' Adventures in the jazz trade by Jeff Nuttall.
Producer ALASTAIR WILSON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Jeff Nuttall.
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Natalie Wheen Producer WILL CANTOPHER
(Rev re-broadcast tomorrow at 4. 35pm)


Presented By: Natalie Wheen

: A Book at Bedtime

The Moon and the Bonfire (8)

: The World Tonight

Presented by Alexander MacLeod including special coverage by Larry Harris from the TUC at Blackpool


Presented By: Alexander MacLeod
Unknown: Larry Harris

: Open University

11.30 Modern Art: The Aesthetic
11.50 Arts Review: Ted Hughes and the Memory of War


Unknown: Ted Hughes

: The Music of the Renaissance

3: Who Calls the Tune?
What was the influence of patronage upon art?
Presented by John Milsom
Producer DANIEL SNOWMAN (R) (e) For support notes send sae to: [address removed]


Presented By: John Milsom
Producer: Daniel Snowman

: 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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