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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: James Butterworth.

: Today

Presented by Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor
6.30,7.30,8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With PETER DAY
7.00, 8.00 Today's News
7.25*, 8.25* Sport
7.45* Thought for the Day
8.35* Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: Brian Redhead
Presented By: Sue MacGregor

: 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 Mission for Rescue (3) by ARTHUR SCHOLEY (R) (e)
9.30 Living Language Children of Winter (3) by BERLIE DOHERTY. Stereo (e)
9.50 First Steps in Drama The Tale of the Terrible Oomphxsktsktskt by JOHANNA PLATT 2: The Lair adapted by JOHN TAYLOR. Stereo (e)
10.10 Something to Think About Prince Siddartha and the Swan by GRETA JAMES adapted by PADDY BECHELY (R) (e)
10.20 Reading Comer 4: Haifa Kingdom adapted by MYRA BARR. SUE elus. Storyteller BRENDA BLETHYN Stereo (R) (e)
10.30 Talkwaves Runaway by JOHN TAYLOR 2: Ghost Train With JANNETTE BEVERLEY as the Girl (R) (e)


Presented By: Nick Page
Unknown: Arthur Scholey
Unknown: Berlie Doherty.
Unknown: Johanna Platt
Adapted By: John Taylor.
Unknown: Greta James
Adapted By: Paddy Bechely
Adapted By: Myra Barr.
Unknown: Storyteller Brenda Blethyn
Unknown: John Taylor
Unknown: Jannette Beverley

: Face the Facts

with John Waite and his team. Producer GRAHAM ELLIS
0 WRITE TO: Face the Facts, BBC.
London WIA 4WW, if you have a case which deserves investigation.


Unknown: John Waite
Producer: Graham Ellis

: The Keys to Creativity

The last of four programmes searching for the roots of creativity.
Advice to a Young Creator Can anyone team to be creative? There is now some evidence that education and training can release intrinsic talent within us all. Peter Evans assembles guidance on the best strategies to adopt if you sincerely want to create. Contributors include
Jonathan Miller , Michael Frayn
Professor Richard Gregory , Sir Terence Conran , David Ogilvy , Miles Kington , Professor Robert Weisberg , Jonathan Kenworthy.


Unknown: Peter Evans
Unknown: Jonathan Miller
Unknown: Michael Frayn
Unknown: Professor Richard Gregory
Unknown: Sir Terence Conran
Unknown: David Ogilvy
Unknown: Miles Kington
Unknown: Professor Robert Weisberg
Unknown: Jonathan Kenworthy.
Producer: Geoff Deehan

: The Natural History Programme

How do you make the acquaintance of a tarantula?
Fergus Keeling and Jessica Holm learn just how friendly these enormous spiders can be Producer MILES BARTON. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Fergus Keeling
Unknown: Jessica Holm

: An Act of Worship


: For Schools

11.00 Teachers' Talk Governors and Schools JOAN SALLIS , Times Educational Supplement columnist, talks to GRAHAM TAYAR.
14: Problems and Attitudes. (e)
11.05 In the News Presented by ROY SHEPPARD (e)
11.30 Pictures in Your Mind (Poems and Topics)
4: A Japanese Journey (1) Stories and haiku from the travel tales of the Japanese poet MATSUO BASHO. Stereo (e)
11.40 Listen! Dangerous Holiday (4) by ROB GITTINS (R) (e)


Unknown: Joan Sallis
Presented By: Roy Sheppard
Unknown: Matsuo Basho.
Unknown: Rob Gittins

: Citizens

: Family Footsteps

When Chris and Shirley Brasher married in 1959 the headlines in the papers read
'Top tennis star weds Olympic champion', but how did this affect their careers?
Gerald Williams steps into the world of this sporting couple. Producer CAROLINE ELLIOT


Unknown: Shirley Brasher
Unknown: Gerald Williams
Producer: Caroline Elliot

: First Person

A series of talks from new broadcasters with stories to tell and opinions to air.
This week Jan Etherington introduces a very special four-legged therapist.


Introduces: Jan Etherington

: You and Yours

Help, advice and information about your consumer concerns presented by John Howard.


Presented By: John Howard.

: After Henry

: The World at One

Presented by James Naughtie


Presented By: James Naughtie

: The Archers

: For Schools

1.55 Listening Corner The Bold Bad Bus by WILMA HORSBRUGH Stereo (R)
2.05 Looking at Nature Garden Tools by MIKE HOWARTH. TIMMY MALLETT and ROBIN ROBBINS make model garden tools. Stereo (e)
2.20 GCSE: Real Maths 4: The Gambler Presented by FRANK PARTRIDGE Stereo (e)
2.40 Quest
4: The Bible - the New Testament Stereo (e)


Unknown: Mike Howarth.
Unknown: Timmy Mallett
Unknown: Robin Robbins
Presented By: Frank Partridge

: Woman's Hour

It may be the end of your working life - but it could be the beginning of another busy, fulfilling chapter.
Alanah Martin discovers how best to prepare for retirement.
Serial: The Honey Ant (1) by DUNCAN KYLE abridged in 13 episodes by PAT MCLOUGHLIN.
Read by Nigel Graham
Following old Mrs Green 's death on her remote estate in Western Australia, her will arrives at the office of her Perth solicitors in an unorthodox fashion. And Captain Strutt, who inherits the estate, is pretty unexpected too! Then nasty things start happening ...
(Music: Brennan's 'Battles') Presenter Jenni Murray


Unknown: Alanah Martin
Unknown: Pat McLoughlin.
Read By: Nigel Graham
Unknown: Mrs Green
Presenter: Jenni Murray

: Women Laughing

by Michael Wall.
With David Goudge as Colin, Rosalind March as Steph, Alex Jennings as Tom and Rowena Roberts as Maddy.
The laughter heard from the house is the first thing to disturb the two men in the garden. What is it that makes women tick, Tony asks. "I think people do tick, I know I do. I'm like a bomb. One of these days I'm going to explode. Boom." Stereo


Writer: Michael Wall
Director: Jeremy Mortimer
Colin: David Goudge
Steph: Rosalind March
Tom: Alex Jennings
Maddy: Rowena Roberts

: News

: Bookshelf

This week Nigel Forde 's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of Love Letters, Antonia Fraser 's new anthology.
0 CEEFAX: book details on page 266


Unknown: Nigel Forde
Unknown: Antonia Fraser
Producer: Simon Elmes

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of yesterday's programme at 9.45pm)

: PM

Presented by Frances Coverdale 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: Frances Coverdale
Presented By: Robert Williams

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: News

: The Archers

: Soundtrack

A series often programmes that take life as the microphone finds it.
3: Kinlochwhere?
'Kinlochbervie is an eighth of an inch from Cape Wrath - the most northerly point of mainland Britain - at least, it is on the Missions to Seamen tea towel which first showed me where I was going to live....' 'It's a tiny, close-knit community but it's the fastest growing white-fish port in Europe
'We're 100 miles from the nearest hospital and supermarket....'
'Paradise found....'
Producer GAYNOR SHUTTE. Stereo


Producer: Gaynor Shutte.

: Analysis

: The Family Firm

5: John Postlethwaite and Sons The Postlethwaites have always been farmers. The present patriarch farms 500 acres near
Rugby with his three sons. They all have their own particular interest, and they are all expected to show a profit.
Marjorie Lofthouse spends a day on their farm.
Producer JANE MARSHALL BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: John Postlethwaite
Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse
Producer: Jane Marshall

: Does He Take Sugar?

A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners.
Presented by Kati Whitaker Producer MARLENE PEASE
0 INFORMATION: Does He Take Sugar?, BBC, London W1A 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

Christopher Hampton has adapted Ibsen's Hedda Gabler for the National Theatre.
There's a first-night review in tonight's programme and, at the Whitechapel Gallery, the Spanish painter Joan Miro has a major exhibition of his work. Presenter Nigel Andrews
Producer CHRIS ELDON LEE. Stereo


Unknown: Christopher Hampton
Unknown: Hedda Gabler
Unknown: Joan Miro
Presenter: Nigel Andrews
Producer: Chris Eldon Lee.

: A Book at Bedtime

Odd Man Out (4)

: The World Tonight

Presented by David Sells


Presented By: David Sells

: 'am News

: Schools Night-Time Broadcasting

Introducing Science Extra Computers at Work Written and produced by JULIAN COLEMAN (R) (e) at 12.30 Message and Memory and at 12.50 Calculation and Control


Produced By: Julian Coleman

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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.

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