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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Farming, food and countryside news, market trends, weather

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: James Butterworth.

: Today

Presented by Peter Hobday and John Humphrys
6.30, News Summary
6.45* Business News With PETER DAY
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by CUVE ROSLIN
7.25*. 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thoughtfor the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: John Humphrys
Unknown: Peter Day
Read By: Cuve Roslin
Unknown: Charles Colvlle

: News

: Face the Facts

John Waite returns with a new series and sets out to pursue allegations of injustice, sharp practice and abuse of authority. Producer GRAHAM ELLIS Editor CHRIS LONGLEY
Write to: Face The Facts BBC London W1A 1AA
* INFO: page 92


Unknown: John Waite
Producer: Graham Ellis
Editor: Chris Longley

: For Schools

9.05 Preview
9.10 Together: An Assembly for Schools Eyam - The Plague Village (2) Presented by NICK PAGE . Stereo (e)
9.30 Living Language The Not Just Anybody Family (2) by BETSY BYARS adapted oy JACKIE GRAYDON Stereo (e)
9.50 First Steps in Drama Mary Rose
3: Sinking and Raising by HILARY BRAND. Stereo (e)
10.10 Something to Think About There's Another Day Tomorrow by ANITA HEWETT (R) (e)
10.20 Contact Muhammed and Islam by JILL BURRIDGE. Stereo (e)


Presented By: Nick Page
Unknown: Betsy Byars
Unknown: Jackie Graydon
Unknown: Hilary Brand.
Unknown: Anita Hewett
Unknown: Jill Burridge.

: Oratory

Although oratory is generally assumed to be dying, or irrelevant, hundreds of people are making speeches every day of the week.
Melvyn Bragg examines the state of the art in a Britain which can seem a Babel of public talk.
In the first of five programmes The Rt Hon Enoch Powell , Lord Jenkins of Hillhead and The Rt Hon Michael Foot , mp, compare the parliamentarians of today with the giants of the past. Researcher SALLIE DAVIES Producer ANNE SLOMAN
(Re-broadcast next Wednesday
0 HEAR THIS! page 24, INFO: page 92 and WODDIS ON: page 97


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: Enoch Powell
Unknown: Michael Foot
Unknown: Sallie Davies
Producer: Anne Sloman

: The Natural History Programme

Fergus Keeling finds out how lions hunt, and Jessica Holm goes in search of wild British bonsai.
Producer MILES BARTON. BBC Bristol (Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Unknown: Fergus Keeling
Unknown: Jessica Holm

: An Act of Worship

live from the Christian
Resources Exhibition, Sandown, Surrey led by The Rev John Newbury


Unknown: John Newbury

: Citizens

Spray It with Flowers (2)
(Omnibus edition on Saturday)

: For Schools

11.00 Teachers' Talk 23: The Oracy Project Presented by GRAHAM TAYAR (e)
11.05 In the News Presented by FRANK PARTRIDGE (e)
11.30 Recorder Club Stage 1 written and presented by DOUGLAS COOMBES (3) Stereo (R) (e)
11.50 Maths: Calculated Tales 3: Baby Talk by ALAN GRAHAM. Stereo (R) (e)


Presented By: Graham Tayar
Presented By: Frank Partridge
Presented By: Douglas Coombes
Talk By: Alan Graham.

: On the Outside

Four conversations in which Jenny Cuffe talks to men and women who find themselves outside the world to which they once belonged. 1: Sally Trench
When she was 16, Sally Trench left her comfortable middle-class home to join the dossers on London's bomb sites. Today her life still revolves around society's drop-outs. Producer JOY HATWOOD
(Re-broadcast next Saturday)


Talks: Jenny Cuffe
Unknown: Sally Trench
Producer: Joy Hatwood

: Just a Job?

Four programmes about jobs 2: Arrivals and Departures Frances Paton and Jack Burnside , station announcers Producer DAVID JACKSON YOUNG (First broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland)


Unknown: Frances Paton
Unknown: Jack Burnside
Producer: David Jackson

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard


Presented By: John Howard

: Just a Minute!

Clement Freud , Richard Murdoch , Derek Nimmo and Kenneth Williams try to talk for just a minute on subjects flung at them by Nicholas Parsons
Producer EDWARD TAYLOR. Stereo


Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Richard Murdoch
Unknown: Derek Nimmo
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Ian Messiter
Producer: Edward Taylor.

: The World at One: News

Presented by Nick Worrall


Presented By: Nick Worrall

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Comer Today's story: Dumplings in the Rain. Stereo
2.05 Looking at Nature Heath A visit to Studland Heath National Nature Reserve with TIMMY MALLETT (e)
2.20 Talk to Me
3: What Can You Do? Doofy Goes to the Seaside by ANITA HEWETT Stereo (e)
2.30 Pictures in Your Mind (Poetry and Music) Gunderstridge by R.C. SCRIVEN (R) (e)
2.40 Listen! The Do-It- Yourself Cliffhanger Serial (3) by VICKY IRELAND. Stereo (e)


Unknown: Timmy Mallett
Unknown: Anita Hewett
Unknown: R.C. Scriven
Unknown: Vicky Ireland.

: Woman's Hour

David Bellamy introduces children to the natural delights of the roadside.
Presenter Jenni Murray


Introduces: David Bellamy
Presenter: Jenni Murray

: Storytellers

A series of five stories 3. The Salt of the Earth by REBECCA WEST dramatised by SHELAGH FRASER with and
Jimmy Alice is the salt of the earth. She takes a keen interest in everyone around her and their problems - particularly their weaknesses and failings. But nobody likes having salt rubbed into their wounds - even if it is 'the salt of the earth'.
Directed by DAVID JOHNSTON. Stereo ('Earth To Earth by Graeme Fife next Wednesday)


Unknown: Rebecca West
Dramatised By: Shelagh Fraser
Unknown: Jimmy Alice
Directed By: David Johnston.
Alice Pemberton: Anna Massey
her husband,: Jack Klaff
Mrs Anglesey: Janet Burnell
Evie Anglesey: Eva Stuart
Madge Fletcher: Diana Olsson
Cook: Dilyslaye
Ethel: Joanna MacKie
Mr Acland: Paul Gregory
Godfrey: Andrew Downer
Betty: Elizabeth Proud

: News

: Bookshelf

Leo Tolstoy , Vladimir Voinovich and Kurt Vonnegut - two Russians and an author posing as an Armenian-
American painter. Nigel Forde makes the connection. Producer JULIAN HALE
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Unknown: Leo Tolstoy
Unknown: Kurt Vonnegut
Unknown: Nigel Forde
Producer: Julian Hale

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised re-broadcast of yesterday 's programme at 9.45pm)

: 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 EUGENE FRASER including Financial Report


Unknown: Eugene Fraser

: Brain of Britain 1988


: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 40pm)

: Any Answers?

Introduced by Brian Gear
Producer LAURIE MASON. BBC Bristol Send your letters to: Any Answers? BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Introduced By: Brian Gear
Producer: Laurie Mason.

: Fanfare for Israel

In the early 1930s the celebrated Polish violinist, Bronislaw Huberman , persuaded
European Jewish musicians to emigrate to Palestine to form a symphony orchestra - the forerunner of one of the world's great orchestras - the Israel Philharmonic. Fritz Spiegl talks to
Zubin Mehta , Itzhak Perlman Daniel Barenboim , Isaac Stern Shlomo Mintz and Lynn Harrell , who in 1986 came together in Tel Aviv to celebrate the IPO's 50th anniversary.
Producer JILLIAN WHITE. BBC Bristol
('Israel Philharmonic Orchestra' tomorrow at 11. 30am on Radio 3)
0 FEATURE: page 14


Violinist: Bronislaw Huberman
Talks: Fritz Spiegl
Unknown: Zubin Mehta
Unknown: Itzhak Perlman
Unknown: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Isaac Stern
Unknown: Shlomo Mintz
Unknown: Lynn Harrell
Producer: Jillian White.

: Analysis

(Details tomorrow at 11.00am LW)

: Does He Take Sugar?

Presented by Kati Whitaker Producer MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence and enquiries to: Does He Take Sugar?
BBC. London W1A 1AA
Phone [number removed]from 10.00am to 5. 00pm Monday to Friday


Presented By: Kati Whitaker
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Ian Skidmore

: Kaleidoscope

Presented by Christopher Cook Producer CARROLL MOORE
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 4.30pm)


Presented By: Christopher Cook
Producer: Carroll Moore

: A Book at Bedtime

Slaughterhouse Five (9)

: The World Tonight

Presented by Richard Kershaw


Presented By: Richard Kershaw

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4's international business report; market trends

: Open University

11.30 Women in Two 19th-Century Novels
11.50 The Romantic Poets
12.10am Music interlude

: News

: Schools Night-Time Broadcasting

12.30 Graphicacy: Symbols, Shapes and Spaces The first four episodes of Liftoff Ardua , a journey in space by iv an GOLLOP and JOHANNAH BALL Producer JOAN GRIFFITHS Stereo (R)(e)


Unknown: Liftoff Ardua
Producer: Joan Griffiths

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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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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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