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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Peter Moran.

: Today

Presented by Brian Redhead and John Humphrys
6-30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News with PETER DAY
700, 8.00 Today's News Read by PAULINE BUSHNELL
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: Pauline Bushnell

: News

: Face the Facts

John Waite and his team tackle another case from their postbag of your complaints about injustice and sharp practice. Producer GRAHAM ELLIS
If you have a case which deserves investigation, write to: Face the Facts, BBC. London W1A 4WW


Unknown: John Waite
Producer: Graham Ellis

: For Schools

9-05 Preview
9.10 Together: An Assembly for Schools Life Story (1) Presented by NICK PAGE . Stereo (e)
9.30 Living Language Australia Project Books and Poetry Come Danger, Come Darkness 3: Escape and Kidnap adapted by SHERYN DEE from the novel by RUTH PARK (R) (e)
9.50 First Steps in Drama Seventh Sister by JOHN WOOD 4: Spirits. Stereo (e)
10.10 Something to Think About: The Coomacka Tree from a West Indian legend Stereo (e)
10.20 Tales of Narnia by C.S. LEWIS The Magician's 's Nephew and The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe adapted in ten parts by BRIAN SIBLEY. Episode 4 With MAURICE DENHAM as the Professor and ROBERT EDDISON as Uncle Andrew. Stereo (e)


Presented By: Nick Page
Adapted By: Sheryn Dee
Novel By: Ruth Park
Unknown: John Wood
Unknown: C.S. Lewis
Unknown: Brian Sibley.
Unknown: Maurice Denham
Unknown: Robert Eddison

: Who Owns Britain?

A six-part inquiry into how much ownership matters in 1988 3: The County Gents
Put your thumb on a map of England, see which county district you've hit, and odds on the Squires are there. They will have land and status, but how much power over local people s lives?
Ray Gosling reports from where his thumb landed: north Northamptonshire. Producer JOY HATWOOD
(Re-broadcast next Wednesday)


Unknown: Ray Gosling

: The Natural History Programme

Lights dazzle and cameras roll - but what is the lot of animal stars centre stage?
Jessica Holm investigates while Fergus Keeling reports on wildlife news.
Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


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

: An Act of Worship

Introduced from Broadcasting House, London. Stereo

: Citizens

Why Did the Scotsman Break the Window? (2) by MARCIA KAHAN
(Omnibus edition on Saturday)
0 HEAR THIS! page 14


Unknown: Marcia Kahan

: For Schools

11.00 Teachers' Talk GCSE in Action
14: PETER DINES, Chief Executive of the Secondary Examination Council, 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 1 Portland Place London W1A 4WW
11.30 Conservation - Now Downlands The latest conservation news and school projects on downlands. Stereo (e)
11.50 Listening and Reading Yannikas and Marika A Czech folk tale Read by JOHN HOLLIS (R)(e)


Presented By: Frank Partridge
Read By: John Hollis

: Carvel in Conversation

In a series of four programmes, Robert Carvel talks to four statesmen about the shifts in the centres of power - in Whitehall, Westminster and on the international stage - which they have observed at first hand during their political careers. 2: Sir Nicholas Henderson
Former private secretary to five Foreign Secretaries and ambassador to Poland,
West Germany, France and the United States
(Re-broadcast next Saturday)


Talks: Robert Carvel

: Lines of Communication

Patrick Hannan on the hidden perils of language.
Radio and television interviews are often entertaining - but how informative are they?


Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Producer: Herbert Williams

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard


Presented By: John Howard

: Music by the Sea

In the fourth of eight programmes, Fritz Spiegl offers examples of some of the music that used to be played at seaside resorts - on bandstands, in palm courts and in concert halls.
Producer RAY ABBOTT. Stereo


Unknown: Fritz Spiegl
Producer: Ray Abbott.

: The World at One: News :

Presented by Nick Worrall j


Presented By: Nick Worrall

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy by LYNLEY DODD Stereo (R)

2.05 Looking at Nature Spring Activity fRV) Illustrated primary science project ideas for classwork in spring. Stereo (R)

2.20 Nellie and the Dragon by ELIZABETH LINDSAY
4: Nellie's Night-time Adventure With NICOLA KATHRENS and BERNADETTE WINDSOR Stereo (e)

2.30 Pictures in Your Mind (Poetry) Flying to India by LIBBY HOUSTON (e)

2.40 Listen! Not That Brevil Hockley! (4) by KEN JONES. Stereo (e)


Unknown: Elizabeth Lindsay
Unknown: Bernadette Windsor
Unknown: Ken Jones.

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray
In the programme that poaches the traditional concerns of men, Andrea Adams discovers that women make excellent gamekeepers - when they can get all the work.
Serial: Cold Showers (11)


Introduced By: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Andrea Adams

: Over the Moon

Cup Final day. John, playing Wembley for the first time, takes the penalty shot that could win his team the final glory. It's a dream that almost goes sour. When you're young and black, life on the pitch can be as tough as it is on the streets. with BRYON BUTLER as himself
Directed by CAROLINE RAPHAEL. Stereo


Unknown: Bryon Butler
Directed By: Caroline Raphael.
John: Sylvester Williams
Steve: Jonathan Tafler
Martin: Ben Thomas
Debbie: Charon Bourke
Danny: James Goode
Manager: Anthony Jackson
Neville: Stephen Johnson
Det Insp Ross: Alan Dudley
Jane Hargreaves: Zelah Clarke
Reporter: David Goodland
Police footballers: Ian Thompson.
Police footballers: Kim Wall

: News

: Bookshelf

Nigel Forde presents Radio 4's good books programme. Producer ANDREW PARFITT (Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Unknown: Nigel Forde
Producer: Andrew Parfitt

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised broadcast of yesterday programme at 9.45pm)

: PM

Presented by Frances Coverdale and Robert Williams
5.25* PM Letters
5.30* News Summary
5.31* City News continued on FM 5. 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: David Symonds

: Star Terk II

Written by TERRY RAVENSCROFT In which Captain Krik and Mr Pocks scan their viewing screens for life on earth and make do with Ted Rogers , Barry Norman and Milton, Beethoven and Shakespeare at a seance. Jeffrey Holland
Christopher Godwin Susie Blake and Fred Harris boldly go where no comedy has gone before.
Producer MARTIN FISHER Stereo (R)


Written By: Terry Ravenscroft
Written By: Mr Pocks
Unknown: Ted Rogers
Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Jeffrey Holland
Unknown: Christopher Godwin
Unknown: Susie Blake
Unknown: Fred Harris
Producer: Martin Fisher

: News

: The Archers

(Re-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 Brian Gear
Compiled by LAURIE MASON Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
Send your letters to: Any Answers? BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR


Introduced By: Brian Gear
Unknown: Laurie Mason
Producer: Carole Stone

: Concerto

The flautist James Galway talks to June Knox-Mawer about the development of his career and introduces his records of Moto Perpetuo by Paganini, The Independent with the Chieftains and the complete Flute Concerto in D (K 314) by Mozart, with the Lucerne Festival Strings. Producer DEREK DRESCHER Stereo


Talks: James Galway
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Analysis

(Details tomorrow at 11.00am LW)

: Does He Take Sugar?

A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners and their families
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


Presented By: Kati Whitaker
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Treasures

This week Phil Smith turns up the truth on Tutankhamun. Producer SIMON ELMES (R)


Unknown: Phil Smith
Producer: Simon Elmes

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Christopher Bigsby Producer CARROLL MOORE
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.30pm)


Presenter: Christopher Bigsby
Producer: Carroll Moore

: A Book at Bedtime

Nairn in Darkness and Light (9)

: The World Tonight

Presented by David Sells


Presented By: David Sells

: 'amNews

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-Time Broadcasting

Books, Plays, Poems Gotcha! (1) by BARRIE KEEFFE Producer MICHAEL BARTLETT (e)


Producer: Michael Bartlett

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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.

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