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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with James Butterworth. (Stereo)


Speaker: James Butterworth

: Today

Presented by Sue MacGregor 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 DAVID SYMONDS
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament
8.50* Your Letters


Presented By: Sue MacGregor
Presented By: John Humphrys
Read By: David Symonds
Unknown: Garry Richardson

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Rowan Atkinson in conversation with Sue Lawley. Stereo


Unknown: Rowan Atkinson

: Feedback

Presented by Chris Dunkley Producer JOY HATWOOD
(Re-broadcast next Sunday) Send your comments to:
Feedback, BBC. London WIA 1AA


Presented By: Chris Dunkley

: International Assignment

(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Producers: Carole Lacey
Producers: Bernard Thompson

: Morning Story

The Love of George by ROLAND BROWN
Read by Carole Boyd Producer LUCY LUNT BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Roland Brown
Read By: Carole Boyd

: Daily Service

nem, p 93; Away with our fears (BBC HB 147); Psalm 3; II Corinthians 1, vv 1-7;
Our Lord, his Passion ended (BBC HB 161) Stereo

: Analysis

All's Fair in Love and Tax?
The new community charge has sparked off one of the bitterest internal wrangles in the Conservative Party for many years. By changing the way local authorities are financed, the Government is hoping to make the town halls more accountable to the community. But how much impact will the community charge have on the conduct of local authorities?
Is a poll tax essentially unfair? And what are the implications for the British economy?
Presented by David Wheeler Producer MARGARET HILL


Presented By: David Wheeler
Producer: Margaret Hill

: For Schools

11.00 Explorers David Livingstone by JOHN HALKlN (R) (e)
11.20 Playtime. Stereo (e)
11.35 Music Workshop The Man in the White Hat (3) with IAN HUMPHRIS. Stereo (e)


Unknown: David Livingstone
Unknown: John Halkln
Unknown: Ian Humphris.

: Treasure Islands

The children's book programme introduced by Penelope Lively. Space travel and unearthly creatures, new societies and galactic battles - the world of science fiction is very popular with children and is producing a rich literature.
Critic Eric Korn and writer Diana Wynne-Jones review some of the latest publications and discuss the appeal of the genre.

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 2.47pm)


Presenter: Penelope Lively
Reviewer: Eric Korn
Reviewer: Diana Wynne-Jones
Producer: Sally Feldman
Producer: Rebecca Abrams

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard For Factsheet No 20 write to: [address removed]. Please send sae


Presented By: John Howard

: The Food Programme

Presented by Derek Cooper Producer VANESSA HARRISON (Re-broadcast next Monday)


Presented By: Derek Cooper
Producer: Vanessa Harrison

: The World at One: News

Presented by Brian Widlake with news and topics in and behind the headlines


Presented By: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Comer Today's story: Mrs Lee 's Restaurant. Stereo
2.05 Let's Join In How Gwion Became the Best-Known Singer A Welsh folktale with Aled Jones Stereo (e)
2.25 The Song Tree Drums, Dragons and Dreams (3) Presented by Hilary James and Simon Mayor With Pye Wackett Written by Barry Gibson Stereo (e)
2.40 Folk Dance Wales 3: Clawdd Offa (Offa's Dyke) by Patricia Holuster Stereo (e) (First broadcast on BBC Radio Cymru)


Unknown: Mrs Lee
Presented By: Hilary James
Written By: Barry Gibson
Unknown: Patricia Holuster

: Woman's Hour

from Bristol
During the hour that no woman can afford to miss, discover the latest way to do well at school: by writing your own report! Serial: B-Movie(4)
Presenter Jenni Mills


Presenter: Jenni Mills

: Adam Bede

by GEORGE ELIOT dramatised in six parts by ALAN ENGLAND with and 6: Love
Hetty Sorrel is at Stonitonjail awaiting trial for the crime of child murder. Adam Bede has gone to Stoniton to be near her. But he is afraid to face her and Hetty will not see him.
Directed by VANESSA WHITBURN BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo


Unknown: George Eliot
Unknown: Alan England
Unknown: Hetty Sorrel
Unknown: Adam Bede
Directed By: Vanessa Whitburn
Adam Bede: Terry Molloy
Hetty Sorrel: Sally Eldridge
Dinah Morris: Ellie Haddington
Arthur Donnithorne: Tim Brierley
George Eliot: Gillian Goodman
Seth Bede: Paul Gregory
Lisbeth Bede: Carole Boyd
Mrs Poyser: Karen Archer
Mr Poyser: Emrys James
Totty: Alice Clark
The Rev Irwine/Jailor: Paul Webster
Bartle Massey/Sherrif: Roger Hume
Townley: Edwin Richfield
Old woman: Judith Boyd

: News

: Scouting About in Oxford

Described in the 19th century as 'a cross between a harrand boy and a chambermaid', the college servants of Oxford University were like personal servants to the undergraduates and the dons, doing everything from providing hot water to serving their meals in their rooms.
Most of these old duties have now gone, and the traditional scout has been largely replaced by a skeleton staff of part-time cleaners. But ask any undergraduate, and they'll tell you that they still have a scout. So does he - or she - still exist? Or are they no more than glorified cleaners?
Caroline Sarll investigates. Producer CAROLINE SARLL BBC Wales. Stereo


Unknown: Caroline Sarll

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

Presented by Frances Coverdale and Hugh Sykes
5.00,5.30 News Summary
5.25 PM Letters
5.31 City News continuedon FM 5.50-5.55


Presented By: Frances Coverdale
Presented By: Hugh Sykes

: The Six O'Clock News

with CLIVE ROSLIN including Financial Report

: Freewheeling

with Barry Norman Code Cracker Prize
Crack the code to win a weekend break - and go on to win a Mini.
Get clued up with INFO: page 92 This week's Code Cracker clues come from Mike Dicken on his telephone in Liverpool:
'Although Liverpool is famous for the Grand National I'm closer to the Derby, in a part of town which is actually a village. The park I'm in is historic and overlooks the Mersey.'
Produced by the Travel Unit


Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Code Cracker
Unknown: Mike Dicken

: News

: The Archers

Written by SIMON FRITH
BBC Pebble Mill
(Re-broadcast next Monday)


Written By: Simon Frith
Peggy Archer: June Spencer
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Brian: Charles Colungwood
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
Mark: Richard Derrington
George Barford: Graham Roberts
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Jack Woolley: Arnold Peters
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Kathy Perks: Hedli Niklaus
Lucy Perks: Tracy Jane White
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter: Charotte Martin
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Nigel Pargetter: Nigel Carrington
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Lynda Snell: Carole Boyd
Ruth Pritchard: Fellclty Finch
Mrs Walker: Gilllan Goodman

: Pick of the Week

Selected by Glyn Worsnip
Producer NIGEL ACHESON. Stereo
(Revised re-broadcast next Sunday)


Unknown: Glyn Worsnip
Producer: Nigel Acheson.

: Any Questions?

William Waldegrave , mp,
Minister of State, Department of Environment, and Minister for Housing and Planning
Dr Rod Hackney, President, Royal Institute of British Architects
Bernie Grant , mp and Rowanne Pasco , Religious Editor, TVAM tackle the issues raised in Netherfield, Nottingham
Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby Producer CAROLE STONE. BBC Bristol (Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1. 10pm)


Unknown: William Waldegrave
Unknown: Bernie Grant
Unknown: Rowanne Pasco
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Carole Stone.

: Stop Press

A personal view of the week's newspapers and interviews with the people behind the headlines.


Producer: Valerie Sanderson

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke
(Re-broadcast next Sunday)


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Kaleidoscope

Tate of the North
Albert Dock, in Liverpool, is surrounded by Victorian warehouses. The latest addition, adapted by James Stirling , is the Tate Gallery. Richard Cork reports on the birth of the gallery and talks to the people who brought the project to fruition. Producer JOHN BOUNDY
(Re-broadcast next Monday)


Adapted By: James Stirling
Unknown: Richard Cork
Producer: John Boundy

: A Book at Bedtime

Slaughterhouse Fiveby KURT VONNEGUT abridged in ten episodes by DAVID BUCK
Read by Bob Sherman (10) Producer MAURICE LEITCH


Read By: Bob Sherman
Producer: Maurice Leitch

: The World Tonight

Presented by Richard Kershaw


Presented By: Richard Kershaw

: Week Ending

with Bill Wallis , David Tate and Sally Grace Written by MIKE COLEMAN , MARK BURTON JOHN O'FARRELL , PETER HICKEY
Producer LISSA EVANS. Stereo
(Re-broadcast tomorrow 5.25pm L W)
0 FEATURE: page 22


Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: David Tate
Written By: Mike Coleman
Written By: Mark Burton
Written By: John O'Farrell
Written By: Peter Hickey
Unknown: Bill Matthews
Unknown: Robert Unford
Unknown: Max Handley
Unknown: Parsons David Baddiel
Unknown: Rob Newman
Unknown: Alison Renshaw
Unknown: Simon Bullivant
Unknown: Mark Brisenden
Producer: Lissa Evans.

: *am News

: Schools Night-Time Broadcasting

Graphicacy: Symbols, Shapes and Spaces The last four episodes of Liftoff Ardua. Stereo (R) (e)

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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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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