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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day


: Today

Presented by Brian Redhead and John Humphrys , Including the fourth of Today's s reports on how times have changed over the past 30 years.
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With PETER DAY
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by BRIAN PERKINS
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: Brian Redhead
Presented By: John Humphrys
Read By: Brian Perkins
Unknown: Garry Richardson

: News

: Punters

The programme where you set the agenda
Radio 4 offers you the opportunity to sort out what s bugging you. Nigel Farrell and Susan Marling are on hand with support, advice and a touch of humorous observation.
You ask the questions the professionals wouldn't dare to. Producers JO DOBRY and MARY PRICE. BBC Bristol
If you would like to take part in 'Punters' write, with address and telephone number, to: Punters. BBC Radio 4. Bristol BS8 2LR or phone: Bristol (0272) [number removed]


Unknown: Nigel Farrell
Unknown: Susan Marling
Producers: Jo Dobry

: For Schools

9.05 Preview
9.10 Together: An Assembly for Schools A Play for a King (RV) by SUE INGLEMAN (1) Presented by NICK PAGE . Stereo (e)
9.30 Living Language Noah's Ark―Act 3 A play by MERVYN PEAKE adapted by DAVID SELF With MAURICE DENHAM ROBIN BAILEY and PETER WOODTHORPE. (e)
9.50 First Steps in Drama The Glass Snowstorm 2: The Attic by DAVID CALCUTT Narrated by SUE JOHNSTON Stereo (e)
10.10 Something to Think About Little Kuleem by LYNDHAM GREGORY. Stereo (e)
10.20 Discovery In Other People's Shoes
1: How Would You Feel If....? by ELIZABETH PEIRCE Presented by iain LAUCHLAN Stereo (e)
10.30 Talkwaves: Alipore Zoo 2: Supper with a Tiger by JOHN TAYLOR. Stereo (e)


Presented By: Nick Page
Play By: Mervyn Peake
Adapted By: David Self
Unknown: Maurice Denham
Unknown: Robin Bailey
Unknown: Peter Woodthorpe.
Unknown: Lyndham Gregory.
Presented By: Iain Lauchlan
Unknown: John Taylor.

: An Infamous Address

Five programmes which revisit the scenes of past celebrated crimes, scandals and intrigue. 4: Vanity Fair, Thames Ditton Island
This bungalow provided the last known sighting of a former MP who disappeared without trace in September 1920.
Roger Wilkes visits the present owners and recalls the unsolved mystery of Victor Gray son. Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester (R)


Unknown: Roger Wilkes
Unknown: Victor Gray
Producer: Diana Stenson

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Fergus Keeling with Lionel Kelleway and Jessica Holm reporting on what is happening in the natural world.
Producer TIM HAINES. BBC Bristol (Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Presented By: Fergus Keeling
Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Unknown: Jessica Holm
Producer: Tim Haines.

: An Act of Worship

Introduced from Broadcasting House, London. Stereo

: Citizens

Coming Out in the Wash (2) (Omnibus edition on Saturday)

: For Schools

11.00 Teachers' Talk The New National Curriculum 9: Personnel Manager, ALLAN AINSWORTH , Chairman of the CBI Schools Liaison Committee, gives a representative employers' view to GRAHAM TAYAR. (e)
11.05 In the News Presented by FRANK PARTRIDGE (e) Letters and tapes should be sent to: In the News, BBC School Radio, London WIA 4WW Message Machine [number removed]
11.30 Stories from Our Street 9: It All Began with Drip! Drip! (e)
11.50 Listening and Reading Lost! by KARA MAY Read by JOHN TALBOT (e)


Unknown: Allan Ainsworth
Presented By: Frank Partridge
Read By: John Talbot

: Conversation Piece

Sue MacGregor invites
Christina Smith , entrepreneur and pioneer in the revival of Covent Garden, to talk about her life and work and reflect a little on both.
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester
(Re-broadcast next Saturday)


Unknown: Christina Smith

: African Encounters

Ferdi Dennis comes to the end of his journey in Mozambique. 5: Maputo
Once an impressive Portuguese colonial trading post, now the capital of a young Marxist state, uneasily sharing a border with its powerful capitalist neighbour, South Africa.


Unknown: Ferdi Dennis
Producer: Marina Salandy Brown

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard


Presented By: John Howard

: Dial M for Pizza

This week's show features quite a few sketches, one of which is about a dentist.
Starring Robert Bathurst ,
Brenda Blethyn , Mike Grady and Jonathan Kydd.


Unknown: James Hendrie
Unknown: Ian Brown
Unknown: Robert Bathurst
Unknown: Brenda Blethyn
Unknown: Mike Grady
Unknown: Jonathan Kydd.

: The World at One: News

Presented by Nick Worrall


Presented By: Nick Worrall

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: Peg-leg Pete and the Pirate Ghost. Stereo
2.05 Looking at Nature Swan Hospital The Swan Rescue Service in action. Stereo (e)
2.20 Let's Make a Story! Cartoon Adventure by LIZ PINDAR Storyteller SHEELAGH GILBEY Stereo (e)
2.30 Pictures in Your Mind (Poetry): The Secret of Caves by LIBBY HOUSTON (R) (e)
2.40 Listen! Return to Badlidrempt (9) by DEREK FARMER. Stereo (e)

: Woman's Hour

Facts, fiction and fantasy, finance, fashion and food -
Jenni Murray and guests puzzle out the meaning of life, love and anything women worry about and laugh about together.


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: High Fantastical: 1: Lady Faustus

by Michael Payne
A series of five magical plays
with and
The town gossips have only one subject of conversation - the mysterious Lady Faustus. The conjectures about her and her origins are boundless. But a certain handsome young lieutenant finds that the truth about her is far stranger than any fiction.


Writer: Michael Payne
Director: David Johnston
Lady Faustus: Rula Lenska
Lt Franz Zimmerman: James Aubrey
Mano: Mary Wimbush
Lt Gustav Hardenburg: David Goodland
Gerta von Kleber: Zelah Clarke
Cpt Schwartz: Paul Gregory
Hostess at the ball: Carole Boyd
Countess Hilda: Margaret Ward
Army officer: Steven Harrold
Major-domo: Paul Sirr

: News

: Bookshelf

with Nigel Forde
Featuring the work of the late American humorist, S. J. Perelman
(Re-broadcast next Sunday at 8. 00pm)


Unknown: Nigel Forde
Unknown: S. J. Perelman
Producer: Anne Howells

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised broadcast of yesterday programme at 9. 45pm)

: PM

Presented by Robert Williams and Frances Coverdale continued on VHF/FM 5.50-5.55


Presented By: Robert Williams
Presented By: Frances Coverdale

: The Six O'Clock News

With SIMON VANCK including Financial Report


Unknown: Simon Vanck

: My Music

A musical panel game devised by TONY SHRYANE and EDWARD J. MASON
John Amis and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the Chair Steve Race
Questions compiled by STEVE RACE Producer PETE ATKIN. Stereo


Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Denis Norden
Producer: Pete Atkin.

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 40pm)

: Any Answers?

Introduced by Derek Jones
Producer CAROLE STONE. BBC Bristol Send your letters to: Any Answers? BBC. Bristol BS82LR


Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: Carole Stone.

: Wildlife Encore

Men, Nations and Whales
Will the bloody story ever end? An opportunity to hear again the winning radio documentary in the ecology category of this year's Prix Italia.
For the first time since 2000 Be there has been the prospect of an end to commercial whaling and the beginning of an unprecedented relationship between man and another animal. The present five-year moratorium, though, has not stopped the slaughter, for diehards use loopholes in the International Whaling
Commission regulations to keep on killing.
Will the Commission survive its current political tensions and if it breaks up under the strain, will there be a free-for-all in the seas?.
Written by DAVID HELTON Researcher LUCY CACANAS Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT BBC Bristol (R)
0 INFO: page 97


Written By: David Helton

: Analysis

(Details tomorrow 11.00am LW)

: 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 10.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday


Presented By: Kati Whitaker
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Ian Skidmore

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan 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: Paul Vaughan
Producer: John Goudie

: A Graham Greene Anthology

The End of the Affair (9)

: The World Tonight

Presented by Richard Kershaw National and international news, background, analysis and comment


Presented By: Richard Kershaw

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4's international business report; market trends

: *amNews

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-Time Broadcasting

Deutscher Club
2: Kurz und aktuell Topical interviews on various themes Compiled and presented by CHRISTOPH LINDENMEYER (e) and at 12.50
3: AIDS und anderes Chaotisches Compiled by DETMAR HAUKE Presented by jurgen LUNGWITZ (e)


Presented By: Christoph Lindenmeyer
Presented By: Jurgen Lungwitz

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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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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