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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day


: Today

with John Humphrys and Chris Lowe.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rt Rev
Richard Harries
8.35 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: Richard Harries

: News

: Desert Island Discs


: The Cartoonists II

Six programmes in which Frank Whitford meets the personalities behind some well-known signatures and discovers how seriously they take the art of humour.
6: Larry
Producer Judith Bumpus. Stereo


Unknown: Frank Whitford
Producer: Judith Bumpus.

: Special Assignment

BBC correspondents at home and abroad report on one of the main topics in this week's news. Producers Howard Rogers and Carol Lacey


Producers: Howard Rogers
Producers: Carol Lacey

: Morning Story

Read by Maurice O'Callaghan. Written by Sean O'Faolain Producer Eoin O'Callaghan


Read By: Maurice O'Callaghan.
Written By: Sean O'Faolain
Producer: Eoin O'Callaghan

: Daily Service

Jesus Call Us! O'er the Tumult (St Andrew ,
BBC HB 354); John 21, vv 15-22; A Touching
Place (J Bell, G Maule); The Servant Song Stereo


Unknown: St Andrew

: For Schools

11.00 Enterprising Learning Reviewing, Recording and Assessment and The Future Course of Enterprising Learning
11.40 The Saga of Erik the Viking (5) (R)

: Analysis

: Treasure Islands

In the last programme of the present series,
Chris Powling and Julia Eccleshare select the best new books for older children.
Producer Jill Burridge


Unknown: Chris Powling
Unknown: Julia Eccleshare
Producer: Jill Burridge

: You and Yours

Presenter John Waite


Presenter: John Waite

: Classes Apart?

Six programmes in which three different but interlinked Somerset families talk to Jenni Mills.
3: The Right Start in Life Why have the Moreys sent their son to a grammar school? Is six-month-old Joshua [text removed]'s name already down for public school? And what was the surprise about little
Angela [text removed]'s birth? Producer Jenny Stuart (R)


Unknown: Jenni Mills.
Unknown: Joshua [text removed]
Unknown: Angela [text removed]
Producer: Jenny Stuart

: The World at One

Presenter Nick Clarke


Presenter: Nick Clarke

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

Naughty Granny Plays Cricket. stereo (R)

: Woman's Hour

from Birmingham.
Presenter Sally Jones. It's Back to the Future again - another special programme offering advice to women planning to return to paid employment after a career break. This time the emphasis is on your working life once you're back.
Managing stress, how to cope with critical colleagues, and the killer instinct - do you have it, and does it matter if you don't?
Serial: Love Among the Single Classes (5)
0 PHONE: [number removed] between
11.00am-5.00pm for advice on childcare, retraining, money management, running your own business, flexible working and job-hunting.


Presenter: Sally Jones.

: For Schools

2.00 Boy Going to the Big School (R)
2.00 The Foundation Programme Package Setting Up and A Final Summary

: Classic Serial

The Quiet American The final episode of Graham Greene 's classic novel set in the Saigon of the early 50s. With Ian Holm
Pyle's well-intentioned interference leads to tragedy for both the people of Saigon and for himself.
Dramatised by Gregory Evans Director David Benedictus Stereo


Unknown: Graham Greene
Unknown: Ian Holm
Dramatised By: Gregory Evans
Director: David Benedictus
Fowler: Ian Holm
Pyle: Adam Henderson
Vigot: Philippe Giraudeau
Dominguez: Sam Dastor
Heng: Burt Kwouk
Phuong: Lucy Sheen
Joe: Vincent Brimble
Miss Hei: Marcia King
Trouin: Simon Treves
Metisse: Tara Dominick
Patron: Nicholas Gilbrook
Helen: Marian Diamond

: News

: To Keep the Memory Green

Humphrey Carpenter spotlights two societies devoted to the author who wrote the Mapp and Lucia books.
2: The E F Benson
Society and the Tilling Society
Producer Nick Utechin


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Kaleidoscope


: PM

with Frances Coverdale and Robert Williams


Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Robert Williams

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Going Places

Peter Hobday and Tom Boswell board the world's largest catamaran. Producer Jill Thomas


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Tom Boswell
Producer: Jill Thomas

: News

: The Archers

Written by Paul Burns


Written By: Paul Burns
Peggy: June Spencer
Tony: Colin Skipp
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Shula: Judy Bennett
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Tom: Bob Arnold
Jack: Arnold Peters
Nelson: Jack May
Sid: Alan Devereux
Kathy: Hedli Niklaus
Lucy: Tracey-Jane White
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Sharon: Celia Nelson
Caroline: Sara Coward
MrsAntrobus: Margot Boyd
Bert: Roger Hume
Lynda: Carole Boyd
John: Sam Barriscale

: Pick of the Week

with Margaret Howard Producer Nigel Acheson Stereo


Unknown: Margaret Howard
Producer: Nigel Acheson

: Any Questions?

Sheila McKechnie , Director of Shelter;
Rt Hon Tony Newton , MP, Secretary of State for Social Security;
George Robertson , MP, Opposition Spokesman on Foreign Affairs;
Auberon Waugh , Editor of the Literary Review, tackle the issues raised in Doncaster. Chairman
Jonathan Dimbleby. Producer Anna Carragher


Unknown: Sheila McKechnie
Unknown: Tony Newton
Unknown: George Robertson
Unknown: Auberon Waugh
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Anna Carragher

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins takes a weekly look at events in the courts and what the lawyers are up to. Producer Gareth Butler


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Gareth Butler

: Kaleidoscope

All the Globe's a Stage Six days a week the Globe Theatre wakes up at 10.00am and prepares for that day's performance of Alan Ayckbourn 's Man of the Moment. Lights are checked,sound rehearsed, Beerbohm the theatre cat stretches and the swimming pool is cleaned all ready for curtain up. Jeremy Front follows the build-up to a performance.
Producer John Boundy. Stereo


Unknown: Alan Ayckbourn
Producer: John Boundy.

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig. Stereo


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: A Book at Bedtime

For the Love of Sang 4: Adoption by Faith

: Week Ending

with Bill Wallis
David Tate
Peter Whitman and Sally Grace Producer Neil Cargill


Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Peter Whitman

: The Financial Week

Vincent Duggleby


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby

: News

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.

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