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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: David Lapsley

: Today

Presented by Jenni Murray 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 DAVID SYMONDS
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day


Presented By: Jenni Murray
Presented By: Chris Lowe
Presented By: Brian Redhead
Read By: David Symonds
Unknown: Garry Richardson

: Augustus CarP Esq

Part 4

: News

: The Natural History Programme

Did dinosaurs have mating calls? Were they warm or cold-blooded? How did creatures with 50-foot wing spans fly? For all we know about these mysterious giants, some of the most basic questions remain unanswered.
This week, Fergus Keeling tries to find some answers with the help of Dr Beverly Halstead from Reading University.
Producer TIM HAINES. BBC Bristol (Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Unknown: Fergus Keeling
Unknown: Dr Beverly Halstead
Producer: Tim Haines.

: Medicine Now

: Morning Story

The Bottom Line and the Sharp End by FAY WELDON
Read by Deirdre Edwards Producer ANNE MARIE COLE BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Fay Weldon
Read By: Deirdre Edwards
Producer: Anne Marie Cole

: An Act of Worship

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

: Leading Voices

At the Times they were called the black friars. At the Guardian they used to write in longhand, standing at lecterns. Stentorian voices for their newspapers, they dictated to statesmen, compelling the world to rights.
Who are they nowadays, the leader-writers? They deliver the editorials, but they are not the Editors. Their stock in trade is opinion, and yet their prose is never signed. Do their words still carry weight, or is their presence merely custom? Is their job to persuade the readers, or to please the proprietors?
David Walker , former leader-writer on the Times and the London Daily News, comes clean.
Canvassing the views of Ms fellow professionals, he presents a profile of a particular breed of journalist. Producer JOY HATWOOD
• HEAR THIS! page 16 and WODDIS ON: page 81


Unknown: David Walker

: Australia Bound

In 1864, Richard Watt sailed for Brisbane on the full-rigged Young Australia.
In the first of four programmes, Joan Leach introduces extracts from his diary of the 14-week voyage.
With Pearce Quigley as Richard Watt
Producer HUSH GILLIAN BBC Manchester (R) revised


Unknown: Richard Watt
Introduces: Joan Leach
Unknown: Pearce Quigley
Unknown: Richard Watt
Producer: Hush Gillian

: You and Yours

Help, advice and information about your consumer concerns Presented by Susan Rae


Presented By: Susan Rae

: Hoax

Johnny Morris , Sheila Hancock and Michael Pertwee tell the stories.
Tim Brooke-Taylor , you, and the studio audience, try to spot the lie.


Unknown: Johnny Morris
Unknown: Sheila Hancock
Unknown: Michael Pertwee
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Ian Messiter
Producer: Edward Taylor

: 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

IRENE HANDL reads Grandma and Bopper Visit the Zoo (R)

: Woman's Hour

Sue MacGregor celebrates her 15 years on Woman 's Hour with Dame Mary Warnock , Erica Jong , soul singer Ruby Turner , Sheila Kitzinger and a live audience for her last programme. Serial:
A Parents' Survival Guide (6)


Unknown: Dame Mary Warnock
Unknown: Erica Jong
Singer: Ruby Turner
Singer: Sheila Kitzinger

: The Afternoon Play

The Way Through the Woods by N. J. WARBURTON with and Disillusioned with life in the city, Gordon Davidson walks out of his job, leaves his flat and sets up home in a garden shed in the middle of a Sussex wood. But his quest for solitude doesn't turn out the way he'd planned, especially when his ideas of life in the wild begin to include Miranda.
HARRY pitch (harmonica)
Directed by STUART OWEN. Stereo


Unknown: N. J. Warburton
Unknown: Gordon Davidson
Directed By: Stuart Owen.
Gordon: Mike Grady
Miranda: Zelah Clarke
Guy Rogers: Paul Gregory
Hugh Gardner/CoUey: Ronald Herdman
Kevin/Youth on the tube: Kim Wall
Mr Cranston/The Rev John Tiptree: Tim Reynolds

: News

: A Good Read

Brian Gear invites Jill Cochrane and Russell Twisk to pick some paperbacks. Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Unknown: Jill Cochrane
Unknown: Russell Twisk

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised broadcast of yesterday programme at 9.45pm)

: PM

Presented by Robert Williams and Nick Worrall continued on VHF/FM5.50-5.55


Presented By: Robert Williams
Presented By: Nick Worrall

: The Six O'Clock News

With EUGENE FRASER including Financial Report


Unknown: Eugene Fraser

: Counterpoint


: News

: The Archers

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


Written By: Rob Gittins
Peggy Archer: Lune Spencer
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Elizabeth Archer: Alison Dowling
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Kathy Perks: Hedu Niklaus
Lucy Perks: Tracy-Jane White
Martha Woodford: Molue Harris
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy: Fiona Mathieson
Richard Adamson: Richard Carrington
Dorothy Adamson: Heather Barrett
Betty Tucker: Pamela Craig
Nigel Pargetter: Nigel Caliburn
Det Sgt Barry: David Vann
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Matthew Thorogood: Crawford Thorogood
Sandra Haines: Gillian Goodman

: Any Answers?

A chance to air your views on some of the subjects raised in last week's Any Questions? Introduced by Derek Jones
Producer CAROLE STONE. BBC Bristol Send your letters to: Any Answers? BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR


Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: Carole Stone.

: Through My Window

Biologist Miriam Rothschild pushes aside her microscope to look out across the Northamptonshire countryside from the room where she was born. BBCBristol


Unknown: Miriam Rothschild

: Oxford Voices

'Oxford is a great city and has been a great city since the beginning.... parliaments were held there, people escaped across the ice during the reign of Stephen.... people at Oxford are nasty about each other, they're malicious you see. I simply can't imagine anything like the cult of Rupert Brooke. ' Helen Gardner , Dorothy Hodgkin , Daphne Park ,
Dilys Powell , Janet Vaughan and Veronica Wedgwood reflect on Oxford University past and present, and what it means to them.
Compiled from her interviews by Joanna Richardson Producer PIERS PLOWRIGHT (R)


Unknown: Rupert Brooke.
Unknown: Helen Gardner
Unknown: Dorothy Hodgkin
Unknown: Daphne Park
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Janet Vaughan
Unknown: Veronica Wedgwood
Unknown: Joanna Richardson
Producer: Piers Plowright

: 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]
Linesopenfrom 10.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday


Presented By: Kati Whitaker
Producer: Marlene Pease

: This Sporting Life

A series of four programmes 3: Cycling - The Slakehouse Years
In conversation with sporting journalist Mitchell Dever ,
Peter Tinniswood recalls the great cycling career of Walter Slakehouse.


Unknown: Mitchell Dever
Unknown: Peter Tinniswood
Unknown: Walter Slakehouse.
Producer: Andrew Parfittt

: Kaleidoscope

Michael Berkeley 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: Michael Berkeley
Producer: Mike Greenwood

: A Book at Bedtime

The Moon and the Bonfire (9)

: The World Tonight

Presented by David Sells
National and international news, background, analysis and comment, including special coverage by Larry Harris from the TUC at Blackpool


Presented By: David Sells
Unknown: Larry Harris

: Open University

11.30 Introduction to Calculus
11.50 Arts Review: Ted Hughes and the Memory of War


Unknown: Ted Hughes

: Enterprise

: 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.

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