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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Dr Sheila Cassidy

: Today

Presented by Brian Redhead and John Humphrys
6.30,7.30,8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With PETER DAY
7.00, 8.00 Today's News Read by LAURIE MACMILLAN
7.20* Your Letters
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: Laurie MacMillan
Unknown: Garry Richardson

: News

: Call Nick Ross:

Nick and his studio guests want to hear your views on a subject in the headlines.
Producer NICK UTECHIN Lines open from 8.00am

: Medicine Now

What's new in medical science? How well are the doctors looking after you?
Is your money being spent to best effect?
Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care - from the research laboratory and the operating theatre to the dentist's chair and the GP's surgery.


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Jackie Lunn

: Morning Story

Don't Mind Me Saying by DOUG MORGAN
Read by Brinley Jenkins Producer HERBERT WILLIAMS BBC Wales


Read By: Brinley Jenkins
Producer: Herbert Williams

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 13; God is love (Bp 23); Psalm 22. w 7-13; Mark 10, vv 42-52;
Breathe on me, breath of God (BBC HB 148) Stereo

: For Schools

11.00 Time and Tune
19: Scenesfrom 'The Wind in the Willows' Presented by DOUGLAS COOMBES Stereo (R) (e)
11.20 Time to Move 9: The Wizard of Oz
3: The Cowardly Lion Written by KATE HARRISON Stereo (e)
11.40 Pictures in Your Mind (Stories) Lone Bull's Horse Raid by PAUL GOBLE adapted by BLAIN FAIRMAN (R) (e)


Presented By: Douglas Coombes
Written By: Kate Harrison
Unknown: Paul Goble
Adapted By: Blain Fairman

: Citizens

The Cost of Living (1) by GINNIE HOLE
Cast for the week:
Directed by A. J. QUINN
(Part 2on Thursday at 11-00am LW) A synopsis of current events in 'Citizens' is on Ceefaxpage 144


Unknown: Ginnie Hole
Directed By: A. J. Quinn
Michael Brennan: Russell Boultef
Alex Parker: Kate Duchéne
Julia Brennan: Beverley Hills
Anita Sharma: Seeta Indrani
Hugh Hamilton: James MacPherson
Jatinder: Bhasker
Nick Connolly: Christopher Bowen
Eleanor: Zelah Clarke
Kevin Thatcher: Roger Hyams
Megan Pryce: Margaret John
Prem Sharma: Rashid Karapiet
May: Pauline Letts
Ernest Bond: Brian Murphy
Darius McKinley: Cyril Nri
Sister Williamson: Eva Stuart
Gloria: Kate Williams

: Youthful, Rural and Broke

Dan Cherrington recalls moments from his younger days as the son of a Hampshire farmer - and the story of Sam and the bees. BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Dan Cherrington

: You and Yours

investigates your complaints Presented by Susan Rae
For information about this week 's programmes, write for Factsheet No 11 to: [address removed]


Presented By: Susan Rae

: 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 (R)


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

: 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: Captain Crab's Birthday Stereo (R)
2.05 History Lost and Found Life in the Past Ned Kelly - The Iron-clad Bushranger ... Australia's folk hero by DON WATSON. Stereo (R) (e)
2.25 Mainstream GCSE Presented by SIMON MAYO and SUSIE GRANT A teenage resource magazine for GCSE students with reports from schools in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Coursework and assessment; examiner phone-link; problem-solving; issue for discussion; real world application; career and course opportunities. 10: Religious Studies


Unknown: Ned Kelly
Unknown: Don Watson.
Presented By: Simon Mayo

: 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.
Serial: Out of the Shelter (4)


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: The Hog Symphony

The other day this old guy told me they use every part of the hog except its squeal. Well, I use the squeal.
So says
Professor Loren Carrier , teacher of musical composition and electronic music at Virginia
Commonwealth University. USA. In his spare time, he composes electronic hog music, using recordings of his own pigs in place of more conventional musical instruments.
Jean Snedegar finds out more. Producer SALLY THOMPSON (R)


Unknown: Professor Loren Carrier
Unknown: Jean Snedegar
Producer: Sally Thompson

: PM Budget Special

The Budget speech direct from the House of Commons with expert comment throughout the afternoon.
Presented by Peter Hobday and Valerie Singleton in the Budget studio with Keith Skeoch. a senior economist and Vincent Duggleby , Editor of the BBC's Financial Unit;
Gordon Clough at Westminster with The Rt Hon Norman Tebbit , mp, former chairman of the Conservative Party
Bryan Gould , mp, Labour's
Trade and Industry spokesman and Malcolm Bruce , mp,
Trade and Industry spokesman for the Liberal Party;
Robert Williams in the City of London and Bill Frost in York with an audience of taxpayers, consumers, employers and employees.
Commentary on the Chancellor's speech by the BBC's Chief Political
Correspondent, Brian Curtois - and reaction to the Budget measures from Britain's decision-makers.
News summaries on the hour and half-hour


Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Keith Skeoch.
Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Norman Tebbit
Unknown: Bryan Gould
Unknown: Malcolm Bruce
Unknown: Robert Williams
Unknown: Bill Frost
Unknown: Brian Curtois
Editors: Amanda Ashton

: The Budget

direct from the House of Commons The Rt Hon Nigel Lawson , mp The Chancellor of the Exchequer's speech in full followed by the reply from the Leader of the Opposition, The Rt Hon Neil Kinnock , mp


Unknown: Nigel Lawson
Unknown: Neil Kinnock

: The Six O'Clock News

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


Unknown: Simon Vance

: King Street Junior


: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm)

: Gamelan

Stereo (Details tomorrow at 4.05pm)

: Saved in the USA

The second of two programmes presenting an illustrated history of gospel music.
Every year at Estes Park in Colorado, on the edge of the Rockies, there is an international festival of Christian music ranging in style from traditional black soul to all forms of rock.
Tim Grana found the musicians and would-be musicians facing a period of uncertainty while proclaiming the 'good news'. Producer ALEC REID BBCBristol. Stereo


Unknown: Tim Grana
Producer: Alec Reid

: In Touch

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap
Presented by Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL
Questions and comments regarding the programme can be phoned through to the 'In Touch' team tonight between 8.30and 10. 15pm on [number removed]A free quarterly bulletin summarising broadcast information is available from: In Touch, London WIA 1AA (send four large saesfor a year's supply)


Presented By: Peter White

: Kaleidoscope

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


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Sally Marmion

: A Book at Bedtime

Memoirs of a Midget (7)

: The Budget

A statement on the Budget by the Chancellor of the Exchequer
The Rt Hon Nigel Lawson , mp


Unknown: Nigel Lawson

: The World Tonight

Presented by Alexander MacLeod
National and international news, background, analysis and comment


Presented By: Alexander MacLeod

: The Financial World Tonight

The City's verdict on the Budget Presented by Steve Annett and John Roberts


Presented By: Steve Annett
Presented By: John Roberts

: Open University

11.30 Nordic Adult Education
12.10am Music interlude

: 'am News

: Schools Night-Time Broadcasting

Geology (e)
12.30 Sedimentary - Theory Written and narrated by HUGH SAXBY (RV) and at 12.50 Sedimentary - Economic Written and narrated by ANNA GRAYSON (RV)


Unknown: Hugh Saxby
Unknown: Anna Grayson

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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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