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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With Bishop Patrick Kelly.


Unknown: Patrick Kelly.

: Today

Presented by Brian Redhead and John Humphrys
6-30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
645* Business News With PETER DAY
7.00,8.00 Today's News
7.25*, 8.25* Sport With ANDY SMITH
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: Brian Redhead
Presented By: John Humphrys
Unknown: Andy Smith

: News

: For Schools

9.05 Don't Miss.... what's coming on School Radio.
9.10 Together: An Assembly for Schools Presented by NICK PAGE . The Story of Jonah Producer GEOFF MARSHALL-TAYLOR (e)
9.30 Living Language The Book Cellar. Stereo (e)
9.50 First Steps in Drama On Safari by DAVID SELF
1: Danger - Scientist at Work! Producer JOHN TAYLOR Stereo (e)
10.10 Something to Think About The Caretaker's Story by COLIN DAVIS (R) (e)
10.20 Reading Comer 1: The Thrush Girl by GODFRIED BOMANS. Storyteller JUDI DENCH. Producer ALAN LAMBERT Stereo (R) (e)
10.30 Talkwaves Baxter Wall and the Vanishing Boy by JOHN TAYLOR 1: Where's Our Norman? Producer JOHN TAYLOR (R) (e)


Presented By: Nick Page
Producer: Geoff Marshall-Taylor
Unknown: David Self
Producer: John Taylor
Story By: Colin Davis
Unknown: Godfried Bomans.
Unknown: Judi Dench.
Producer: Alan Lambert
Unknown: John Taylor
Producer: John Taylor

: Face the Facts

John Waite returns with his team of investigators to peer under official carpets, behind company smoke-screens and through bureaucratic red tape. Producer GRAHAM ELLIS
If you have a case which deserves investigation, write to: Face the Facts, BBC, London WIA 4WW


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

: The Keys to Creativity

A series of four programmes
1: Genius and Other Myths
Is creativity a gift or a skill?
Tradition has it that only those of exceptional talent can be truly creative. Recently, though, a counter view has emerged - that everyone possesses the ability to bring something new out of nothing. Peter Evans explores the many myths surrounding creativity, and considers where ideas might really come from. Producer GEOFF DEEHAN (R)


Unknown: Peter Evans
Producer: Geoff Deehan

: The Natural History

Killer whales cruising the shore in search of unwary elephant seals dolphins playing in the surf and penguins marching up the beach are just some of the animals Jessica Holm finds when she visits the Falkland Islands.
Producer MILES BARTON . BBC Bristol


Unknown: Jessica Holm
Producer: Miles Barton

: An Act of Worship

reflecting the concerns of the day. Stereo

: For Schools

11.00 Teachers' Talk Governors and Schools JOAN SALLIS , Times Educational Supplement columnist, talks to GRAHAM TAYAR .
11: What a Governor Does (e)
11.05 In the News Presented by ROY SHEPPARD Producer JULIA BROOKE (e) Letters and tapes should be sent to: In the News, BBC. London WlA 1AA
11.30 Pictures in Your Mind (Poems and Topics)
1: MORAG STYLES With the children of GROVE PRIMARY SCHOOL. CAMBRIDGE: poems to enjoy! Producer ALAN LAMBERT. Stereo (e)
11.40 Listen! Dangerous Holiday by ROB GITTINS (1) Producer COLIN SMITH (R)(e)


Unknown: Joan Sallis
Unknown: Graham Tayar
Presented By: Roy Sheppard
Producer: Julia Brooke
Producer: Alan Lambert.
Unknown: Rob Gittins
Producer: Colin Smith

: Citizens



Unknown: Mike Walker
Directed By: David Hitchinson
Mike Brennan: Russell Boulter
Alex Parker: Kate Duchene
Julia Brennan: Beverley Hills
Anita Sharma: Seeta Indrani
Hugh Hamilton: James MacPherson
Chris Kennedy: Sean Barrett
Suzi Bryant: Hetty Baynes
Ange: Catherine Clarke
A H: Nicholas Courtney
Steve McEvoy: Mark Fletcher
Gwendolyn: Jo Kendall
Ernest Bond: Brian Murphy
Darius McKinley: Cyril Nri

: Family Footsteps

Gerald Williams steps into the world of show j umping when he talks to David Broome and Liz Edgar. This powerful brother and sister team started riding at the age of 2 and are now seasoned international competitors. But how did their success story begin?


Unknown: Gerald Williams
Unknown: David Broome
Unknown: Liz Edgar.
Producer: Caroline Elliot

: First Person

A series of talks from first-time broadcasters - new names, new voices, each with a story to tell.
Liam O'Sullivan has good reasons for liking and disliking London's Docklands development.


Unknown: Liam O'Sullivan

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard
Write for Factsheet No 2 to: You and Yours, BBC, London W1A 1AA


Presented By: John Howard

: Fat Man in Italy

Tom Vernon 's cycle ride. 4: Comings and Goings
Journey's end in Calabria, where development has brought mixed fortunes but where one tired traveller is met with dignity - and song. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Tom Vernon

: The World at One

Presented by James Naughtie


Presented By: James Naughtie

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Comer Today's story: Where is Dumpy? Stereo (R)
2.05 Looking at Nature Exploring Wood Primary science ideas for investigation suggested by TMMY MALLETT and ROBIN ROBBINS. Written and produced by MIKE HOWARTH Stereo (e)
2.20 GCSE: Real Maths
1: Starting Out (for teachers) Presented by FRANK PARTRIDGE Series producer MARSHALL CORWIN Stereo (e)
2.40 Quest
1: Christians in Britain (RV) Producer GEOFF MARSHALL-TAYLOR Stereo (e)


Unknown: Robin Robbins.
Produced By: Mike Howarth Stereo
Presented By: Frank Partridge
Producer: Marshall Corwin
Producer: Geoff Marshall-Taylor

: Woman's Hour

Barbara Cartland spends most of each evening going to bed. Jane Lapotaire likes to potter before switching out the lights. From cocoa and biscuits to curling up with Jane Austen , Marya Burgess investigates bedtime habits.
Serial: The Skin Chairs (9) Presenter Jenni Murray


Unknown: Barbara Cartland
Unknown: Jane Lapotaire
Unknown: Jane Austen
Unknown: Marya Burgess
Presenter: Jenni Murray

: Mary Morgan Still Believes in Fairy Tales

It's been over a year since David came to live in Morfa, and the villagers think it's high time he was married off.
Bethan Williams , however, has ideas of her own.
. Directed by ADRIAN MOURBY BBC Wales. Stereo


Unknown: Derrick Geer.
Unknown: Bethan Williams
Directed By: Adrian Mourby
David Pullen: John Alderton
Bethan: Bethan Jones
Pamela Harris: Christine Pritchard
Charlie Pugh: Aubrey Richards
Jim/Mr Edwards: Dorien Thomas
The Rev Pritchard: Michael Tudor Barnes
Megan Pritchard: Marged Esli
Gareth Roberts: Charles Williams

: News

: Bookshelf

Candia McWilliam 's first novel, A Case of Knives, impressed critics with its 'chilling brilliance' and won her a Betty Trask Award last year. On the publication of her second novel, A Little Stranger, she talks to Nigel Forde , He also discovers Gilbert: The Man Who Was G.K. Chesterton with Michael Coren , author of the new biography. Producer SALLY MARMION


Unknown: Candia McWilliam
Unknown: Nigel Forde
Unknown: Michael Coren
Producer: Sally Marmion

: Kaleidoscope

Stereo (Revised repeat of yesterday 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 un FM 5.50-5.55


Presented By: Robert Williams
Presented By: Frances Coverdale

: The Six O'Clock News

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

: News

: The Archers

: A Gift for Life

The story of ajourney told by Eugenia Huntingdon , from her book The Unsettled Account, read by Patricia Leventon.
When war broke out in Europe in 1939, Eugenia Duszynski was living with her soldier husband Nik and small son Henryk in Stanislavov, Poland. What followed separated husband from wife and son - forever.
Producer PIERS PLOWRIGHT. Stereo


Told By: Eugenia Huntingdon
Read By: Patricia Leventon.
Unknown: Eugenia Duszynski
Producer: Piers Plowright.

: The Idea of Europe

(Details tomorrow at 11.00am LW)

: The Family Firm

A series of six programmes
2: Toye Kenning and Spencer Bryan Toye can trace the history of his family firm back 300 years. In 1685 Guillaume Toye fled to London from
France and began weaving gold and silver laces, but that was only the beginning.
Marjorie Lofthouse uncovers the rest of the story.
Producer JANE MARSHALL BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Bryan Toye
Unknown: Guillaume Toye
Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse
Producer: Jane Marshall

: Does He Take Sugar?

A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners and their families, with country-wide news and views on all matters of concern to them.
Presented by Kati Whitaker Producer MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence and enquiries to: Does He Take Sugar?
BBC, London WIA 1AA. Phone in on [number removed]. Lines open from 10.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday


Presented By: Kati Whitaker
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

A new biography of Edvard Grieg had access to recently-discovered letters; and the Royal Academy celebrates
Italian art in the 20th century. Presenter Christopher Page Producer RICHARD BANNERMAN Stereo


Unknown: Edvard Grieg
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: A Book at Bedtime

Tess of the D'Urbervilles (19)

: The World Tonight

Presented by Richard Kershaw


Presented By: Richard Kershaw

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4's international business report; market trends

: 'amNews

: Schools Night-Time Broadcasting

Help Yourself Job Interview. Stereo (R)

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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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