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: News Briefing

: The Farming Week

Biotechnology has been under the microscope this week at an international conference organised by the Royal Agricultural Society of England.
Producer ALLAN WRIGHT BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Producer: Allan Wright

: Prayer for the Day

with James Whitbourn

Contributors

Unknown: James Whitbourn

: Today

Presenters John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor Editor PHILIP HARDING

Contributors

Presenters: John Humphrys
Presenters: Sue MacGregor
Editor: Philip Harding

: News

: Sport on 4

Introduced by Cliff Morgan Strawberries and cream, champagne and the best players in the world - Wimbledon 89.
Producer BOB SHENNAN

Contributors

Introduced By: Cliff Morgan
Producer: Bob Shennan

: Breakaway

Presented by Bernard Falk with Nigel Coombs. Producer
JENNY MALLINSON DUFF

Contributors

Presented By: Bernard Falk
Unknown: Nigel Coombs.
Unknown: Jenny Mallinson

: In Search of ...

Robert Elms looks for the reality behind four separate social groups which have all caused a moral panic and a public outcry. He discovers their archetypes, their antecedents and their consequences. The Hooligan
From Roman gladiator gangs to rural lager louts; each generation creates its own teenage monsters. Producer CATHERINE MAHONEY Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Elms
Producer: Catherine Mahoney

: Britannia -the Film

A reflected history in eight reels.
Reel 1: The Lion and the Unicorn
'Since the very beginning of the sound era, the lion and the unicorn appear to have been standing guard on either side of British popular cinema: the lion, with its solidarity and sense of proportion; the unicorn, with its imagination and sense of fantasy.'
CHRISTOPHER FRAYLING
With the opinions of Stuart Hood ,
Andy Medhurst , Neil Sinyard , Elizabeth Sussex , and the voices of EDGAR ANSTEY , STANLEY BALDWIN ,
JIM BEVERIDGE , GRACIE FIELDS, GEORGE FORMBY , HARRY WATT and BASIL WRIGHT. Reader DAVID KING
Compiled and researched by PAUL WELLS
Script and narration by CHRISTOPHER FRAYLING
Directed by JOHN POWELL Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Frayling
Unknown: Stuart Hood
Unknown: Andy Medhurst
Unknown: Neil Sinyard
Unknown: Elizabeth Sussex
Unknown: Edgar Anstey
Unknown: Stanley Baldwin
Unknown: Jim Beveridge
Unknown: George Formby
Unknown: Harry Watt
Reader: Basil Wright.
Unknown: Christopher Frayling
Directed By: John Powell

: The Week in Westminster

Producer DENNIS SEWELL

Contributors

Producer: Dennis Sewell

: From Our Own Correspondent

Producer HOWARD ROGERS

Contributors

Producer: Howard Rogers

: Money Box

Presenter Louise Botting
Producer FRANCES MACDONALD

Contributors

Presenter: Louise Botting
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: The News Quiz

Last in the series. Chair Barry Took
Captains Alan Coren and Ian Hislop.
Written and compiled by JOHN LANGDON and producer HARRY THOMPSON Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Ian Hislop.
Unknown: John Langdon
Producer: Harry Thompson

: News

: Any Questions?

Tony Banks, mp, and Michael Winner
Chair James Naughtie and at 2.00pm
Any Answers? [number removed]
Call James Naughtie with Any Questions? issues.
Producers JOHN HOLMES and JOHN WATKINS. BBC Bristol
< LINES OPEN from 12.30pm

Contributors

Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: James Naughtie
Producers: John Holmes
Producers: John Watkins.

: First on 4

Just Remember Two
Things: It's Not Fair and Don't Be Late
Written and narrated by TERENCE FRISBY.
(A Giles Cooper Award winner)
With Ray Smith as Uncle
Jack Petra Davies as Aunt Rose Charles Clarke as Terry and Boris Hunka as Jack. 'A few days after the last British soldiers left
Dunkirk, my brother and I became evacuees and were carried off to another world.'
Directed by MATTHEW WALTERS. Stereo (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Terence Frisby.
Unknown: Giles Cooper
Unknown: Ray Smith
Unknown: Jack Petra Davies
Unknown: Aunt Rose
Unknown: Charles Clarke
Unknown: Boris Hunka
Directed By: Matthew Walters.
Mum: Polly James
Taxi driver/Porter: Danny Schiller
Elsie: Caroline Gruber
Miss Polmanor: Zelah Clarke
Granny Peters: Barbara Atkinson
Rev Buckroyd: John Baddeley
David/Ken: Richard Pearce

: Age to Age

To mark Museums' Year, Kenneth Hudson and Barry Cunliffe , go in search of some museums for fun.
Researcher FELICITY GOODALL Producers KATE MCALL and JOHN KNIGHT. BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Hudson
Unknown: Barry Cunliffe
Unknown: Felicity Goodall
Producers: Kate McAll
Producers: John Knight.

: Science Now

Presenter Peter Evans A weekly review of discoveries and developments in science. Producer LIZ TUCKER

Contributors

Presenter: Peter Evans
Producer: Liz Tucker

: Options

4.30 New Series Behind the Ritual Seven programmes in which Ronald Eyre talks to young people about their faiths. Producer MERILYN HARRIS
5.00 New Series Steps to War Seven programmes in which Professor James Joll recalls the events which led to war. 1: The Uneasy Peace Producer GORDON HUTCHINGS
5.30 Radio International Isabel Soto presents a personal selection from Spanish radio. (May be recorded for educational use)

Contributors

Talks: Ronald Eyre
Producer: Merilyn Harris
Unknown: Professor James Joll
Producer: Gordon Hutchings
Unknown: Isabel Soto

: Writers Revealed

Rosemary Hartill talks to Anthony Burgess.

Contributors

Talks: Rosemary Hartill
Unknown: Anthony Burgess.

: Week Ending

with Bill Wallis , David Tate , Sally Grace and Jon Glover

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Jon Glover

: News

and Sports Round-Up

: Citizens

Omnibus edition by CHRISTINA REID
Produced and directed by CUVE BRILL. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Christina Reid

: Consuming Passions

Brendan Polan explores contemporary lifestyles. Producers IAN KIRK-SMITH and JANET LEE

Contributors

Unknown: Brendan Polan
Unknown: Janet Lee

: Saturday-Night Theatre

Plaza Suite
BBC Radio Drama presents the LA Classic
Theater Works in the first radio production of NEIL simon's highly-acclaimed three-part stage play. With Ed Asner, Marsha Mason and Hector Elizondo ,
Alfred Molina , Joe Spano and JoBeth Williams.
With special appearances by Richard Dreyfuss and Amy Irving.
Each part takes place in the same suite in the Plaza Hotel, New York. 1: Visitor from
Mamoreneck
(* guest artists)
2: Visitor from Hollywood
3: Visitor from Forest Hills
Directed by MARTIN JENKINS Stereo and at 9.27 Neil Simon in conversation

Contributors

Unknown: Marsha Mason
Unknown: Hector Elizondo
Unknown: Alfred Molina
Unknown: Joe Spano
Unknown: Jobeth Williams.
Unknown: Richard Dreyfuss
Unknown: Amy Irving.
Directed By: Martin Jenkins
Unknown: Neil Simon
Karen Nash: Marsha Mason
Sam Nash: Joe Spano
Bellhop: Kerry Shale*
Waiter: Alfred Molina*
Jean McCormack *: Michele Costa
Jesse Kiplinger: Hector Elizondo
Muriel Tate: Jobeth Williams
Norma Hubley: Marsha Mason
Roy Hubley: Ed Asner
Mimsey Hubley: Amy Irving
Borden Eisler: Richard Dreyfuss

: The Verger

by SOMERSET MAUGHAM Read by Brian Gear Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol (R)

Contributors

Read By: Brian Gear
Producer: Pamela Howe

: Ten to Ten

led by John Oates. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: John Oates.

: News

: The Saturday Feature

Begging the Ring by CHRISTOPHER JONES. Cornish wrestling is a sport for young men.
Last year David Jenkins was 45 and fighting the years in an effort to win the middleweight championship for the third time. Christopher Jones was with him. Producer ALEC REID BBC Bristol

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Jones.
Unknown: David Jenkins
Unknown: Christopher Jones

: Flummoxed Four Times

Leonard Barras reads two of his fairly likely stories of Wallsend life: It Was Possibly Watling Street and Whatever Day It Was. Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown: Leonard Barras

: When Housewives Had the Choice?

The Light Programme's request show catered for women at home.
With the help of archive material, Russell Davies and Maureen Lipman tell the tale of those times.
1958: Coffee and Sugartime Compiled by RUSSELL DAVIES Producer JONATHAN JAMES-MOORE . Stereo
(First broadcast on Radio 2)

Contributors

Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Maureen Lipman
Unknown: Russell Davies
Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

: 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.

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