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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Rosemary Wakelin.

: Today

Presented by Peter Hobday 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
7.20* Your Letters Write to: Today Letters BBC, London WIA 1AA
7.25*. 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: John Humphrys
Read By: Harriet Cass
Unknown: Garry Richardson

: News

: Call Nick Ross: [number removed]

Producer NICK UTECHIN Lines open from & 00am

: Medicine Now

Presented by Geoff Watts Producer PETER CROASDALE
(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 8. 15pm)


Presented By: Geoff Watts
Producer: Peter Croasdale

: Morning Story

Queen Wasp by BARBARA LACEY Read by June Barrie Producer


Unknown: Barbara Lacey
Read By: June Barrie
Unknown: Pamela Howe.

: Daily Service

The 250th anniversary of John Wesley's conversion
New Every Morning, page 54; And can it be (H and p 216);
Where shall my wondering soul begin? (H and p 706); Romans 8, vv 28-39;
0 for a thousand tongues to sing (BBC HB 278) Stereo

: For Schools

11.00 Time and Tune
24: The Olympic Games Presented by DOUGLAS COOMBES Stereo (e)
11.20 Time to Move
4: Fancy Dress Characters Presented by NICK MERCER Stereo (e)
11.40 Pictures in Your Mind (Stories) The Wife from under the Water by philippa PEARCE (R) (e)


Presented By: Douglas Coombes
Presented By: Nick Mercer
Unknown: Philippa Pearce

: Citizens

Mothers and Daughters (1) by MIKE WALKER
Directed by A. J. QUINN


Written By: Mike Walker
Directed By: A. J. Quinn
Alex Parker: Kate Duchêne
Julia Brennan: Beverley Hills
Hugh: James MacPherson
Suzi Bryant: Hetty Baynes
Lydia Bryant-Parker: Adrienne Corri
Store detective: Ken Cumberlidge
Eric Parker: Jack Hedley
Drusilla Courtney: Polly James
Clive Simms: Gordon Reid
Pat Brennan: Marcella Riordan
Martin: Matthew Scurfleld
Betty Grable: Jane Wenham
Celia Hinchcliffe: Mary Wimbush

: Snapshots from the Roof of the World

Radio Pictures of Ladakh
The third of four programmes in which radio photographer Tim Malyon is on an assignment in this remote region of the Himalayas.
3: Engineering with Faith Producer NIGEL ACHESON


Unknown: Tim Malyon
Producer: Nigel Acheson

: You and Yours

Presented by Susan Rae


Presented By: Susan Rae

: Trivia Test Match

The 1988 world tour continues at Longparish Village Hall. Brian Johnston umpires the proceedings, and captains
Tim Rice and Willie Rushton are ably assisted by Gerald Harper and Bernard Cribbins Written by PETER HICKEY and MALCOLM WILLIAMSON
Producer PAUL SPENCER. Stereo


Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Tim Rice
Unknown: Willie Rushton
Assisted By: Gerald Harper
Assisted By: Bernard Cribbins
Written By: Peter Hickey
Unknown: Malcolm Williamson
Producer: Paul Spencer.

: 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 Monsoon with Nowhere to Rain. Stereo (R)
2.05 Health Education: My Body The Tobacco Story by EDWARD KELSEY (R) (e)
2.25 Mainstream GCSE Presented by SIMON MAYO and SUSIE GRANT 12: French Stereo (e)


Story By: Edward Kelsey
Presented By: Simon Mayo

: Woman's Hour

In the programme which highlights women's interests and celebrates their achievements, Jenni Murray talks to the ballerina
Jennifer Penney , a principal with the Royal Ballet, on the eve of her retirement. Serial:B-Movie(6)


Talks: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Jennifer Penney

: The Spirit of the House

Dick and Alison retire after 30 years in the Far East, to realise their dream of an English home. On Christmas Eve, however, this dream becomes a nightmare without end.
Directed by GERRY JONES. Stereo


Unknown: Michael Robson
Directed By: Gerry Jones.
Dick Lennox: Bernard Brown
Alison Lennox: Sheila Grant
Wedderburn: Norman Bird
George Evans: David Goodland
Daphne Evans: Carole Boyd
The Rev Colet: Alan Dudley

: Comparing Notes

Richard Baker talks to three of the principal players from the Philharmonia's illustrious woodwind section of the 1950s: flautist Gareth Morris oboist Sidney Sutcliffe and bassoonist Cecil James. Producer NIGEL WILKINSON Stereo (R)


Talks: Richard Baker
Unknown: Gareth Morris
Unknown: Sidney Sutcliffe
Bassoonist: Cecil James.
Producer: Nigel Wilkinson

: News

: The Local Network

Reporters Neil Walker and David Clayton link up with BBC Local Radio stations to investigate the latest ideas for public transport.... trams and trolleybuses.
Track to the Future
Towns and cities around Britain are considering re-laying tracks along the streets, and bringing back the overhead power lines.
But are light rail rapid transit systems a cheap and reliable form of public transport, or just impractical nostalgia? Producer GLYN JONES BBC North East


Reporters: Neil Walker
Reporters: David Clayton

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

Presented by Valerie Singleton and Robert Williams
5.00,5.30 News Summary
5.25 PM Letters
5.31 City News continued on FM 5. 50-5. 55


Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Presented By: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

With BRIAN PERKINS including Financial Report

: Flying the Flag

2: The Space Race starring Dinsdale Landen as HM Ambassador Mackenzie with Peter Acre as William Frost
Moir Leslie as Helen and David Goodland as Olav featuring Stephen Greif as the US Ambassador and Christopher Benjamin as Colonel Surikov
What goes up must, in this era of glasnost, come down.
Producer PETE ATKIN. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Alex Shearer
Unknown: Dinsdale Landen
Unknown: Peter Acre
Unknown: William Frost
Unknown: Moir Leslie
Unknown: David Goodland
Unknown: Stephen Greif
Unknown: Christopher Benjamin
Producer: Pete Atkin.

: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40pm)

: File on 4

(Details tomorrow at 4.05pm)

: Revolutions in Sound

5: The Talking Machine

: Whatever Happened to Methodism?

Rosemary Hartill goes in search of the roots of a revival which gave birth to a church now numbering 40 million members worldwide.


Unknown: Rosemary Hartill

: In Touch

News and information for people with a visual handicap. Presented by Peter White Producer THENA HESHEL
Questions and comments 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: [address removed] (send four large saesfor a year's supply)


Presented By: Peter White

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen presents tonight's arts magazine which includes a review of the National Theatre productions of The Tempest, Cymbeline and The Winter's Tale.
Producer Liz EDWARDS


Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Liz Edwards

: A Book at Bedtime

Nights at the Alexandra (2)

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod

: Open University

11.30 Calculus: Graphs and Equations
11.50 Technology: The Oil Game
12.10am Music interlude

: News

: Schools Night-Time Broadcasting

Photography Written and presented by DAVID BELLAN (R) (e) at 12.30 Developing and Printing and at 12.50 Advertising, Commercial and Industrial Photography (RV)


Presented By: David Bellan

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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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