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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with PHILIP HAYDEN. Stereo


Unknown: Philip Hayden.

: Today

Presented by John Humphrys and Brian Redhead
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With PETER DAY
7.00, 8.00 Today's News Read by EUGENE FRASER
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: Eugene Fraser

: News

: For Schools

9.05 Preview
9.10 Together: An Assembly for Schools (RV) A Play for a King (2) by SUE INGLEMAN Presented by NICK PAGE . Stereo (e)
9.30 Living Language Rescue Planet Earth A poetry programme compiled by JUDITH NICHOLLS. Stereo (e)
9.50 First Steps in Drama The Glass Snowstorm by DAVID CALCUTT
3: Into the Snowstorm Narrated by SUE JOHNSTON Stereo (e)
10,10 Something to Think About God's Promise to Mary by PAMELA KENWAY (e)
10.20 Discovery In Other People's Shoes 2: The Wider World by ELIZABETH PEIRCE Presented by IAIN LAUCHLAN Stereo (e)
10.30 Talkwaves: Get That Yeti! by JOHN TAYLOR. Stereo (e)


Unknown: Sue Ingleman
Presented By: Nick Page
Unknown: Judith Nicholls.
Unknown: David Calcutt
Unknown: Sue Johnston
Unknown: Pamela Kenway
Unknown: Elizabeth Peirce
Presented By: Iain Lauchlan
Unknown: John Taylor.

: Punters

The programme where you set the agenda.
Radio 4 offers you the opportunity to sort out what's bugging you. Susan Marling and Nigel Farrell 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: Susan Marling
Unknown: Nigel Farrell
Producers: Jo Dobry

: An infamous Address

The last of five programmes which revisit the scenes of past celebrated crimes, scandals and intrigue. The Priory, Balham
This splendid Gothic mansion was the perfect setting for one of the great Victorian poison mysteries. The inquest made national headlines but the chief suspect never came to trial.
Roger Wilkes meets the present occupants and recalls the murder of Charles Bravo. Producer DIANA STENSON BBC Manchester (R)


Unknown: Roger Wilkes
Unknown: Charles Bravo.
Producer: Diana Stenson

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Fergus Keeling , with Jessica Holm , reporting on what is happening in the natural world.
Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol


Presented By: Fergus Keeling
Unknown: Jessica Holm
Producer: John Harrison

: An Act of Worship

Introduced from Broadcasting House, London. Stereo

: Citizens

Sold as Seen (2)
(Omnibus edition on Saturday)

: For Schools

11.00 Teachers' Talk The New National Curriculum 10: PATRICK KELLY , the Roman Catholic Bishop of Salford, who oversees a network of over 250 diocesan schools, talks 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 10: Rita the Rescuer (e)
11.50 Listening and Reading One Tooth Jack and the Kite Eaters by KARA MAY Read by CHRISTINE MACKIE (e)


Unknown: Patrick Kelly
Presented By: Frank Partridge
Read By: Christine MacKie

: Conversation Piece

Sue MacGregor talks to the pianist John Lill about his life and work and invites him to reflect a little on both. Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Pianist: John Lill

: Through My Window

Glyn Worsnip gets away from it all to his home overlooking two great rivers, the Wye and the Severn - but his peace is short lived ... BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Glyn Worsnip

: You and Yours

Help, advice and information about your consumer concerns Presented by John Howard


Presented By: John Howard

: Dial M for Pizza

In last week's programme, there was an unnecessarily offensive reference to a certain well-known orthodontic technique. The makers of the programme would like to apologise to dental care specialists and their families for any distress caused. However, they're not going to. Starring Robert Bathurst Brenda Blethyn Mike Grady and Jonathan Kydd Producer DAVID TYLER Stereo


Unknown: James Hendrie
Unknown: Tan Brown
Unknown: Robert Bathurst
Unknown: Brenda Blethyn
Unknown: Mike Grady
Unknown: Jonathan Kydd
Producer: David Tyler

: The World at One: News

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


Presented By: Nick Worrall

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: The Owl and the Woodpecker by BRIAN WILDSMITH (R)
2.05 Looking at Nature Wildlife Reserve Making the most of a Minsmere school visit Stereo (e)
2.20 Let's Make a Story! The Missing Donkey by ANN BRYANT Storyteller DOUGLAS BLACKWELL Stereo (e)
2.30 Pictures in Your Mind (Poetry) The Christmas Cave by LESLIE NORRIS (R)(e)
2.40 Listen! Return to Badlidrempt (10) by DEREK FARMER Stereo (e)


Unknown: Brian Wildsmith
Unknown: Ann Bryant
Unknown: Douglas Blackwell
Unknown: Leslie Norris
Unknown: Derek Farmer

: Woman's Hour

If women have equality, why do they still need their own programme?
Find out with Jenni Murray


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: High Fantastical

A series of five magical plays
2: The Beast of Long Mindham by DEBBIE COOK with Jon Glover as John Tillner People don't believe in dragons these days. Neither did
John Tillner until he met a witch who offered to turn him into one.
Directed by STUART OWEN. Stereo
(3: 'The Peril' by Dennis Ashton next Wednesday)


Unknown: Debbie Cook
Unknown: Jon Glover
Unknown: John Tillner
Unknown: John Tillner
Directed By: Stuart Owen.
Unknown: Dennis Ashton
Moira Tillner: Karen Archer
Lucy :: Andrea Kealy
Frank: Gordon Reid
Ted Walker: Tim Reynolds
Rosie Carstairs: Jennifer Piercey
Gary Walker: Kim Wall
Newsreader: Brian Hewlett

: News

: Bookshelf

'What did you do in the war,
Mummy?' While digesting his dollop of dried egg, Nigel Forde ruminates on Good Housekeeping magazine's new selection of resonant reprints from the war years, The Home Front. Producer SIMON ELMES


Unknown: Nigel Forde
Producer: Simon Elmes

: Kaleidoscope

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

: PM

Presented by Frances Coverdale and Robert Williams continuedon VHF/FM5.50-5.55


Presented By: Frances Coverdale
Presented By: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Bryan Martin

: My Music

A musical panel game
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

(He broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm)

: 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

: Wildlife Encore

Two million wildebeests, a half-million Thompson's gazelles and a quarter-million zebras track the changing seasons across more than
5,000 square miles of savannah that is Tanzania's Serengeti National Park.
Zoologists Malcom Coe and Robin Pellew , and wildlife film-makers Alan Root and Hugo van Lawick tell of bottom-biting leopards, hammer-chewing hyenas and a man-hunting rogue elephant. Presented by Barry Paine Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT BBC Bristol. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Malcom Coe
Unknown: Robin Pellew
Unknown: Alan Root
Unknown: Hugo van Lawick
Presented By: Barry Paine
Producer: Michael Bright

: Analysis

The Rt Hon David Steel , mp, Leader of the Liberal Party, in conversation with Peter Hennessy


Unknown: David Steel
Unknown: Peter Hennessy

: 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 WIA 4WW Phone [number removed]


Presented By: Kati Whitaker
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Phil Smith

: Kaleidoscope

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


Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: John Boundy

: A Book at Bedtime

The Gentile Jewesses by MURIEL SPARK
Read by Vivienne Dixon


Read By: Vivienne Dixon

: 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

Science Problem Solving The Great Mulgravian Jewel Robbery Six exciting episodes of comedy drama leading to science investigation in the laboratory. Written by GORDON SNELL Producer PETER WARD (e)


Written By: Gordon Snell
Producer: Peter Ward

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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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