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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 SIMON VANCE
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: Simon Vance

: News

: Money Box Budget Call: [number removed]

Your chance to discuss yesterday's Budget proposals with the Money Box team: Louise Botting
Vincent Duggleby
Christopher Gilchrist and Philip Hardman
Everyone was expecting big tax cuts from the Chancellor. How will your take-home pay be affected? What impact will the measures have on your savings and investments?
Put your questions direct to the Money Box team. Ring [number removed]Lines open from 8. 00am


Unknown: Louise Botting
Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Unknown: Christopher Gilchrist
Unknown: Philip Hardman

: Morning Story

Practising Being Alive by GAIL L. ROGERS
Read by Joan Matheson Producer SHEILA FOX


Unknown: Gail L. Rogers
Read By: Joan Matheson
Producer: Sheila Fox

: Daily Service

NEM, p 25; To the name of our salvation (BBC HB 284); Psalm 23; Luke 9, vv 51-58; 10, vv 1-3; My God, my Father, make me strong (BBC HB 357) Stereo

: Soundtrack: 3: Stacey's Story

A series of ten 'films for radio'
Five children, a £5,000 debt and four years on the dole have turned Stacey into a stripper. She tours the north west, trapped on an endless circuit of pubs and clubs, shedding her clothes but clinging to her pride. Reporter Stephanie Hazeldeane
BBC Manchester


Reporter: Stephanie Hazeldeane
Producer: Peter Everett

: For Schools

11.00 Singing Together Presenter FERGUS O'KELLY (19) Stereo (e)
11.20 Junior Drama Workshop The Triangular Trade
2: The African Connection by FIZ COLEMAN Storyteller CRAWFORD LOGAN Stereo (R) (e)
11.40 Reading Corner The Doko by SHYAM DAS BAISHNAB translated by ROBERT SCOTT Storyteller BHASKER. Stereo (R) (e)
11.50 Poetry Corner: The Wind and the Rain by PETER FOZZARD (e)


Presenter: Fergus O'Kelly
Unknown: Fiz Coleman
Unknown: Crawford Logan
Unknown: Shyam Das Baishnab
Translated By: Robert Scott
Unknown: Peter Fozzard

: Enquire Within

From the apparently obvious to the downright obscure, Dilly Barlow attempts to answer your questions with advice from experts and help from the BBC Reference Library.
Questions to: Enquire Within [address removed]

(Hear This! page 13)


Presenter: Dilly Barlow
Producer: Cathy Drysdale

: You and Yours

Presented by John Buckley


Presenter: John Buckley

: Outbreak of Fear: 1: The Body on the Beach

A thriller serial in five parts by R.D. Wingfield.
With Leslie Sands as Sergeant Fowler, Nick Orchard as Constable Roy Beaumont.

Until Beaumont came to Polford, fresh from Police Training College, he had never seen a dead body. But in this sleepy fishing village in the West Country he was about to complete his education ...

(BBC Bristol) (Stereo) (R)


Author: R.D. Wingfield
Director: Brian Miller
Sergeant Fowler: Leslie Sands
Constable Roy Beaumont: Nick Orchard
Fred Dickey: Fred Bryant
Dave Clark: Cornelius Garrett
Doctor: Paul Nicholson
Kim: Deborah Paige
Mitchell: Conrad Phillips
Rose: Gillie Gratham
Albert: Douglas Leach
Mrs Trevor: Patricia Gibson

: The World at One: News

Presented by Nick Worrall


Presented By: Nick Worrall

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner Today's story: The Cuttlefish in Trouble. Stereo (R)
2.05 WPFM Presented by TERRY CHRISTIAN Stereo (e) Ring [number removed] between
2.15 and 3.15pmfor more information


Presented By: Terry Christian

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray meets the poet
Amryl Johnson , who talks about her travels back to her roots in Trinidad, and Desmond Morris discloses what the colour of your walls has to say about you. Serial: Out of the Shelter (5)


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Amryl Johnson
Unknown: Desmond Morris

: Simple as ABC

by EUGENE LABICHE and M. A. JOLLY translated and adapted by KENNETH MCCLELLAN
Although Monsieur Caboussat has had no education, he has become a well-to-do dignitary in a small French town. But now he has been nominated as a corresponding member of the nearby academy and he cannot correspond! He cannot even spell! High farce ensues as he tries to reap the honours and avoid detection.
Directed by PETER KAVANAGH. Stereo


Unknown: Eugene Labiche
Unknown: M. A. Jolly
Adapted By: Kenneth McClellan
Directed By: Peter Kavanagh.
Caboussat: Richard Vernon
Blanche: Victoria Carling
Jeanne: Joan Matheson
Machut: Kenneth McClellan
Professor Poitrinas: William Simons

: Time for Verse

The first of five programmes in which George MacBeth talks to James Berry about his life and his poetry.
Producer ALEC REID. BBC Bristol


Talks: George MacBeth
Unknown: James Berry
Producer: Alec Reid.

: News

: Gamelan

'Gong' is a Javanese word and 'gamelan' is a traditional Indonesian orchestra, consisting mostly of gongs, metallophones and drums. Alec Roth , who travelled to Java to study Gamelan music, is the Gamelan Programme Director at the South Bank Centre in London, passing on his skill to school children, composers and rock musicians. David Foil invites you to join him on the course for adult beginners. Producer NIGEL ACHESON Stereo (R) revised


Unknown: Alec Roth
Musicians: David Foil
Producer: Nigel Acheson

: Kaleidoscope Extra

A Modern Pilgrimage
At the threshold of a medieval church in Canterbury, an unsuspecting visitor may find an England of 600 years ago. The Pilgrims Way opens this week, and attempts to re-create the journey of Chaucer's pilgrims within the time capsule of St Margaret's Church.
The quest begins at the Tabard Inn in 14th-century Southwark and encounters Chaucer's
Miller, Pardoner and the Wife of Bath on their way to
Canterbury and the tomb of Thomas a Becket.
Paul Vaughan sets off on a modem pilgrimage. Producer SALLY MARMION


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Sally Marmion

: PM

Presented by Robert Williams and Frances Coverdale
5,00,5.30 News Summary
5.25 PM Letters
5.31 City News continued on FM 5.50-5.55


Presented By: Robert Williams
Presented By: Frances Coverdale

: The Six O'Clock News

With CHARLOTTE GREEN including Financial Report

: Fear on 4

11: A Day at the Dentist's by JAMES SAUNDERS


Unknown: James Saunders

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm)

: In Business

Presented by David Lomax
A single European market by 1992? That is the EEC plan, when it is hoped all trade restrictions and barriers will be lifted.
So is British business thinking European enough? That's today's question, with a special look at West Germany. Researcher SIAN JARVIS Producer ROD POUNSETT


Presented By: David Lomax
Unknown: Sian Jarvis

: The Cabaret Upstairs

It's time once again to join compere Clive Anderson as he fishes out some of the best new stand-up comedy from the murky depths of the Comedy Store, Leicester Square. Don't listen with mother! Producer DAVID TYLER. Stereo


Unknown: Clive Anderson
Producer: David Tyler.

: Medicine Now

: The Judges

Six judges from different levels of the court system talk to
Hugo Young about their lives. 2: Mr Justice Macpherson, of the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court, and currently the presidingjudge of the Northern Circuit.


Unknown: Hugo Young
Producer: Anne Sloman

: Camp Betty

The Betty Ford Center is probably the best-known clinic for the treatment of alcoholism and drug abuse in the world.
Founded by the wife of former US President Gerald Ford , it now has a high success rate.
Jean Snedegar meets Mrs Ford and reports on the Center. Producer SALLY THOMPSON (R)


Unknown: Gerald Ford
Unknown: Jean Snedegar
Unknown: Mrs Ford
Producer: Sally Thompson

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Christopher Cook Producer CARROLL MOORE


Presenter: Christopher Cook
Producer: Carroll Moore

: A Book at Bedtime

Memoirs of a Midget (8)

: The Budget

A statement on the Budget on behalf of the Labour Party by The Rt Hon John Smith , mp


Unknown: John Smith

: The World Tonight

PresenterAlexander MacLeod

: Open University

11.30 Modern Art: Impressionist Exhibition
11.50 Maths Foundation Tutorial
12.10am Music interlude

: News

: Schools Night-Time Broadcasting

Geology (e) (RV)
12.30 Metamorphic - Theory Written and narrated by HUGH SAXBY and at 12.50 Metamorph ic - Economic Written and narrated by ANNAGRAYSON


Unknown: Hugh Saxby

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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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