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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day


: Today

Sue MacGregor and Brian Redhead
0 LETTERS: Today,
BBC. London WIA 1AA


Unknown: Brian Redhead

: The Oaken Heart

Part 3

: News

: Midweek

with Libby Purves
Producer ANGIE NEHRING Stereo


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Angie Nehring

: Gardeners' Question Time

(Details as Easter Day 2.00pm)

: Morning Story

Where the Carpet Ends by SHEENA MCKAY.
Read by Brenda Bruce abridged and produced by SHEILA FOX (R)


Unknown: Sheena McKay.
Read By: Brenda Bruce
Produced By: Sheila Fox

: Daily Service

NEM p 42; Ye choirs of new Jerusalem (BBC HB 116);
Haec Dies (W. Byrd); John 20, w 10-18; Jesus lives! (BBC HB 106) Stereo

: A Year of Dying Dangerously

Taking a snapshot of the 685 homicides committed in Britain in 1986, Hugh Prysor-Jones discovers who is killing whom. 3: The Assailant


Unknown: Hugh Prysor-Jones
Producer: John Forsyth

: On the Ropes

In this five-part series,
John Humphrys talks to successful people who have weathered major storms in their careers. 3: Janet Reger the doyenne of the underwear world. Producer BRIAN KING BBC Pebble Mill


Talks: John Humphrys
Unknown: Janet Reger

: You and Yours

Presented by John Waite


Presented By: John Waite

: The Year In Question

The Times and The Guardian fight for a place in the semi-finals. Simon Bates is in the chair, at Fleet Street's oldest pub.
Producers ANDREW PARFITT and VIV BLACK. Stereo


Unknown: Simon Bates
Producers: Andrew Parfitt

: The World at One

Presenter James Naughtie


Presenter: James Naughtie

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

Wriggly Worm and the New Pet. Stereo (R)

: Woman's Hour

Libby Spurrier econsiders George Eliot , her work and her impact. serial: Silas Marner (1) by GEORGE ELIOT abridged in 11 episodes by JACK SINGLETON.
Read by David Threlfall Producer PAT MCLOUGHUN (Music: Chadwick's Second Symphony)
Presenter Jenni Murray


Unknown: Libby Spurrier
Unknown: George Eliot
Unknown: George Eliot
Unknown: Jack Singleton.
Read By: David Threlfall
Producer: Pat McLoughun
Presenter: Jenni Murray

: Soft

Soft - that's what Keith's friends call him, about women anyway.
Directed by TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester. Stereo


Unknown: John Bond.
Directed By: Tony Cliff
Keith: Rod Arthur
Janice: Denise Welch
Terry: David Whitaker
Colin: Adrian Stokes
Carol: Felicity Finch
Brenda: Barbara Marten
Dave: Peter Wheeler

: Time for Verse

George MacBeth interviews the poet Vernon Scannell Reader PHILIP voss Producer ALEC REID BBC Bristol


Unknown: George MacBeth
Reader: Vernon Scannell
Reader: Philip Voss
Producer: Alec Reid

: News

: File on 4

: Kaleidoscope Extra

Quavering before the Board
Thousands of musicians sit examinations set by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, which this year celebrates its centenary. Mark Steyn lends an ear to the struggles with notes and nerves.
Producer JOHN GOUDIE. Stereo


Unknown: Mark Steyn
Producer: John Goudie.

: PM

with Frances Coverdale and Hugh Sykes


Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Hugh Sykes

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Fear on 4

(Details as Easter Day 7.30pm)

: News

: The Archers

: In Business

: Simon's Bug

(Details as Saturday 11.00pm)

: Medicine Now

(Details as Tuesday at 10.00am

: Punters

The Programme with Listener Power.
Three punters set out on their quest with the help of Felicity Goodey and Eric Robson. Produced by the PUNITERS TEAM. BBC Bristol
0 WRITE TO: Punters. BBC,
Bristol BS8 2LR or telephone Bristol (0272) [number removed]


Unknown: Felicity Goodey
Unknown: Eric Robson.

: Profile

A radio portrait


Editor: Alastair Osborne

: Kaleidoscope

Jonathan Miller directs, and Eric Porter stars in King Lear at the Old Vic.
A look at Mike Nichols 's film comedy Working Girl, and a book on Ireland by Elizabeth Shannon.
Presenter Paul Allen.
Producer ANTHONY DENSELOW Stereo (Revised repeat on Thursday at 4.35pm)


Unknown: Jonathan Miller
Unknown: Eric Porter
Unknown: Mike Nichols
Unknown: Elizabeth Shannon.
Presenter: Paul Allen.

: A Book at Bedtime

Love and Freindship (2)

: The World Tonight

Alexander MacLeod


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod

: The Write Side of the Law

Sue Cook investigates the role of handwriting analysis in exposing forgery and fraud. Prolucer ANNE HINDS BBC Pebble Mills (R)

: News

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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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