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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day


: Today

with John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with The Rev
Dr Donald English


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Dr Donald English

: Growing Up with Grandma

5: Nature Study

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Stereo (Details Sun 12.15pm)

: Feedback

with Chris Dunkley Producer Nick Utechin


Unknown: Chris Dunkley
Producer: Nick Utechin

: When You Come into Your Kingdom

A dramatisation of the last words of Christ.
With Paula Wilcox
Jonathan Pryce ,
Roy Marsden , Anna Massey Stuart Harrison and St
Philip's Choir, Norbury. Written by David Runcorn Music Robert Prizeman
Producer Juli Wills. Stereo


Unknown: Paula Wilcox
Unknown: Jonathan Pryce
Unknown: Roy Marsden
Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: Stuart Harrison
Written By: David Runcorn
Producer: Juli Wills.

: Short Stories for Holy Week

The Lamb of God on Primrose Hill by A N Wilson.
Reader Nigel Forde. Producer Caroline Donne


Unknown: Primrose Hill
Reader: Nigel Forde.
Producer: Caroline Donne

: Army Book 152

A Wartime Love Story A young officer imprisoned by the Japanese writes daily to Adeline, the woman he hopes to marry. But the letters, scribbled secretly in an army signals book, cannot be sent until the war ends. Reader Anthony Hyde. Producer Kate Fenton Stereo (R)


Reader: Anthony Hyde.
Producer: Kate Fenton

: Treasure Islands

How well are children with disabilities represented in children's books?
Kathleen Griffin talks to children, authors and to Beverley Mathias ,
Director of the National
Library for the Handicapped Child. Producer Jill Burridge


Talks: Kathleen Griffin
Unknown: Beverley Mathias
Producer: Jill Burridge

: You and Yours

Presenter John Howard.
Including the sixth of eight programmes in the series on how to complain.
This week: Health
Including alternative medicine.


Presenter: John Howard.

: The Food Programme

with Derek Cooper Researcher Ros Brown Producers Sheila Dillon and Mane Helly


Unknown: Derek Cooper
Unknown: Researcher Ros Brown
Producers: Sheila Dillon
Producers: Mane Helly

: The World at One

Presenter Nick Clarke


Presenter: Nick Clarke

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

The Hot, Hot, Cross Buns. Stereo (R)

: Woman's Hour

from Scotland.
With Ruth Wishart.
The fourth special Back to the Future edition, offering help and advice to women who wish to return to work after a career break, focuses on money. How do you budget effectively?
How will you operate when you have a job? What are the hidden costs of returning to work?
Serial: Coming First (Final episode)
0 PHONE: [number removed] from 11.00am to 5.00pm today for free advice on anything from childcare andfleocible working. to retraining or setting up your oum business


Unknown: Ruth Wishart.

: Classic Serial

Howards End by E M Forster dramatised in four parts by Jeffrey Segal.
With Joanne Pearce
Miranda Richardson
Joss Ackland.
2: Margaret's friendship with Mrs Wilcox has been blossoming.
But death in the family causes suspicion and separation.
Director Caroline Raphael Stereo (R)


Unknown: Jeffrey Segal.
Unknown: Joanne Pearce
Unknown: Miranda Richardson
Unknown: Joss Ackland.
Unknown: Mrs Wilcox
Director: Caroline Raphael
Margaret Schlegel: Joanne Pearce
Helen Schlegel: Miranda Richardson
Henry Wilcox: Joss Ackland
Evie Wilcox/Annie: Jane Leonard
Dolly Wilcox: Susie Brann
Charles Wilcox: David Haig
Crane: Arnold Diamond
Tibby Schlegel: David Phelan
Leonard Bast: Mick Ford
Cahill: Bernard Brown

: News

: Wilko's Weekly

Agricultural West Wales is voting on Sunday drinking, but one family has been barred from
Chapel - for reading from the Bible. The
Carmarthen Journal reports on the English invasion of the villages. With Tony Wilkinson. Producer Julian Hale Stereo (R)


Unknown: Tony Wilkinson.
Producer: Julian Hale

: Kaleidoscope

(Details as yesterday 9.15pm)

: PM

with Frances Coverdale and Robert Williams


Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Robert Williams

: Going Places

with Peter Hobday Producer Jill Thomas


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Producer: Jill Thomas

: News

: The Archers

by Paul Burns.
BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Paul Burns.
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Graeme Kirk
Shula: Judy Bennett
Richard: Mark Hebden
,David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Nelson: Jack May
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville
Sid: Alan Devereux
Kathy: Hedli Niklaus
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Bert: Roger Hume
Jerry: Michael Deacon
William: Philip Molloy

: Pick of the Week

with Margaret Howard Producer Nigel Acheson Stereo


Unknown: Margaret Howard
Producer: Nigel Acheson

: Any Questions?

Louis Blom-Cooper , Chairman of the Press Council;
Edwina Currie , MP; Ann Taylor , MP; and The Most Rev and Rt . Hon John Habgood , Archbishop of York, tackle the issues raised in Askham Grange Prison, York. Chairman
James Naughtie.
Producer Anna Carragher


Unknown: Louis Blom-Cooper
Unknown: Edwina Currie
Unknown: Ann Taylor
Unknown: John Habgood
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Producer: Anna Carragher

: Stop Press

with Andrew Marr
Producer Andrew Denwood


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Producer: Andrew Denwood

: Kaleidoscope

Coming to Griff
Technical adroitness yet emotional truth; precision timing yet reckless spontaneity. Griff Rhys Jones talks to Paul Allen about the serious business of comic acting. Producer Julian May


Talks: Rhys Jones
Unknown: Paul Allen

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw Stereo


Unknown: Richard Kershaw

: A Book at Bedtime

In the Red Kitchen (4) by Michele Roberts


Unknown: Michele Roberts

: Vivaldi: Stabat Mater

Academy of Ancient Music, director
Christopher Hogwood. With James Bowman
(counter-tenor) Records. Stereo


Unknown: Christopher Hogwood.
Unknown: James Bowman

: A Quiet Night

The meditations of Mary on Good Friday night, with Sister Hilda, OSB, of Stanbrook Abbey,
Worcester, followed at
11.30 by The Office of Compline with seasonal choral music from The
Oratory, Birmingham. Drop, drop slow tears (Gibbons); 0 salutaris hostia (Elgar);
They are at rest
(Elgar); Nolo mortem peccatoris (Morley); A Litany (Walton).
Aldwyn Consort of Voices Director Jonathan Gibbs BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo


Director: Jonathan Gibbs

: 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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