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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day


: Today

with John Humphrys and Brian Redhead


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Brian Redhead

: The Wind In the Willows

8: The Further Adventures of Toad. Stereo

: News

: In the Psychiatrist's Chair

Dr Anthony Clare talks to Mary Whitehouse. Researcher RONNI DAVIS Producer MICHAEL EMBER
0 See Feature page 48


Talks: Dr Anthony Clare
Unknown: Mary Whitehouse.
Unknown: Ronni Davis
Producer: Michael Ember

: Scenes from an Armenian Childhood

by VAHAN TOTOVENTS translated by MISCHA KUDIAN and abridged in six episodes by BRIAN MILLER. Read by David Burke 3: Love and Death


Unknown: Vahan Totovents
Translated By: Mischa Kudian
Unknown: Brian Miller.
Read By: David Burke
Producer: Alison Hindell

: Gardeners' Question Time

(Details as Sunday 2.00pm)

: Morning Story

The Painter's Daughter by WILLIAM BEDFORD
Read by Christine Cox Producer DAVE SHEASBY BBC North East


Read By: Christine Cox
Producer: Dave Sheasby

: Daily Service

Introit: I am the light of the world (Thalben-Ball); Jesus is this dark world's light (BBC HB 519); 1 Peter 2, w 9-17; Jesu, joy of man's desiring (CAB 40),
0 splendour of God's glory bright (H and p 461)
Director of Music SIMON JOLY Stereo


Music: Simon Joly

: The Wednesday Feature

Reach for the Sky
At 1,454 feet the Sears
Tower in Chicago is the tallest building in the world. But probably not for long. Plans exist for towers half a mile high. Alun Lewis looks at the engineering and scientific advances that are making them possible.
0 See panel, left


Unknown: Alun Lewis
Producer: Geoff Deehan

: Yorkshire Tales

Martin Wainwright looks at West Riding life in six programmes.
5: Drama on Quarry Hill
A people's theatre rises on the site of pioneering council flats.


Unknown: Martin Wainwright

: You and Yours

Presenter John Waite


Presenter: John Waite

: An Actor's Life for Me

A seven-part serial by PAUL MAYHEW ARCHER. Starring
John Gordon-Sinclair as Robert Wilson Gary Waldhorn as Desmond and Caroline Quentin as Sue. 6: May the Farce Be With You


Unknown: Paul Mayhew Archer.
Unknown: John Gordon-Sinclair
Unknown: Robert Wilson
Unknown: Gary Waldhorn
Unknown: Caroline Quentin

: The World at One

Presenter Nick Worrall


Presenter: Nick Worrall

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

Mr Pepperpot and the Weather. Stereo


Unknown: Mr Pepperpot

: Woman's Hour

Wendy Austin meets the acclaimed playwright
Timberlake Wertenbaker.


Unknown: Wendy Austin
Unknown: Timberlake Wertenbaker.

: A Bird in the Hand

A comedy by MICHAEL SHARP . Withand
A pigeon is not the best companion at a job interview or a visit to the theatre.
Other parts played by CHRISTOPHER GOOD ,
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN 11


Comedy By: Michael Sharp
Played By: Christopher Good
Played By: Brian Miller
Played By: Eva Stuart
Played By: Joan Walker
Directed By: Glyn Dearman
Stephen: Mark Straker
the pigeon: Percy Edwards
Sue: Elizabeth Mansfield
Mr Danvers: Norman Bird
Mrs Danvers: Tessa Worsley
Attendant: Richard Tate
Peter: Ian Targett
Actor: Donald Gee
Actress: Dilys Laye

: Time for Verse

George MacBeth talks to the poet Edwin Morgan. Reader CAROLINE GRUBER Producer ALEC REID BBC Bristol


Talks: George MacBeth
Reader: Edwin Morgan.
Reader: Caroline Gruber
Producer: Alec Reid

: News

: Relative Values

A series of four family portraits with Michael O'Donnell. 2: The Hewitts
Researcher RUTH ADAM


Unknown: Michael O'Donnell.
Unknown: Ruth Adam
Producer: Sharon Banoff

: Kaleidoscope Extra

Gone Fishin'
Christopher Cook visits an exhibition of fishing paraphernalia.
Producer MIKE GREENWOOD Stereo


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Producer: Mike Greenwood

: PM

Presenters Hugh Sykes and Frances Coverdale


Presenters: Hugh Sykes
Presenters: Frances Coverdale

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Brain of Britain 1989

Stereo (Details Mon 12.25pm)

: News

: The Archers

: In Business

(Details Tuesday at 4.05pm)

: Age to Age

(Details Saturday 4.00pm)

: Medicine Now

: Punters

The programme that gives you the chance to report on your own stories. With reporters Felicity Goodey and Eric Robson. Produced by the PUNTERS TEAM. BBC Bristol
0 WRITE TO: Punters. BBC Radio 4, Bristol BS8 2LR. or phone 0[number removed]


Reporters: Felicity Goodey
Reporters: Eric Robson.

: Profile

Heidi Thomas wrote her first play in her sickbed five years ago. When she was 24 her third play was premiered at the RSC.
Now she's writing films. Producer CHRIS ELDON LEE BBC Manchester


Unknown: Heidi Thomas
Producer: Chris Eldon Lee

: Kaleidoscope

Actor Jim Broadbent is the upright Chandebise in Feydeau's farce A Flea in Her Ear; and film director Penelope Spheeris paints a candid picture of heavy-metal musicians and fans. Presenter Nigel Andrews Producer NOAH RICHLER


Unknown: Jim Broadbent
Director: Penelope Spheeris
Presenter: Nigel Andrews

: A Book at Bedtime

The Negotiator (6)

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod

: Open University

11.30 Modern Art: Vorticism
11.50 OU Courses in Production

: The Odessa File

Recordings by the violinist David Oistrakh


Violinist: David Oistrakh

: News

LW only 12.00-12.10

About this project

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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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