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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev
Pryderi Llwyd Jones


Unknown: Pryderi Llwyd Jones

: Today

with John Humphrys and Peter Hobday.
6.45 Business News
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rabbi Lionel Blue


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Peter Hobday.

: The Week on 4

: Under the Weather

Four programmes reassessing sound-archive recordings on the British and their weather. 3: Climatologist
Mick Kelly recalls the drought of 1976 and wonders how Britain will cope if more such weather is on its way.
Producer Beaty Rubens


Unknown: Mick Kelly
Producer: Beaty Rubens

: News

: Science Friction

A series of eight discussions, hosted by Denise Robertson , which take as a starting point the appliance of science to daily life. V. Galling All Workers All is not well in the workplace, according to industrial psychologist Cary Cooper - from boardroom to shopfloor, stress levels, blood pressure and hackles are rising. Should people change their way of working, call in the counsellors, or just knuckle under?
Joining Professor Cooper with contributions and solutions are Brenda Dean , Sogat 82 General Secretary, Rodney Pickles , mill owner, and Bob Symes , Chairman of the Patent and Inventions Association. Producer Amanda Mares


Unknown: Denise Robertson
Unknown: Cary Cooper
Unknown: Brenda Dean
Unknown: Rodney Pickles
Unknown: Bob Symes
Producer: Amanda Mares

: When the Boat Came In

When the first
Vietnamese refugees arrived in Britain a decade ago, Nigel Spivey helped to resettle them. In the first of four talks, he describes their introduction to Oxley
House, Wolverhampton. Producer Sharon Banoff


Unknown: Nigel Spivey
Producer: Sharon Banoff

: Money Box

Unmuddling Your Money

: Morning Story

The Child in the Basement
Reader Julian Fox.
Written by Brian Glanville. Producer Matthew Walters


Reader: Julian Fox.
Written By: Brian Glanville.
Producer: Matthew Walters

: Daily Service

from St German's
Church in Cardiff, with the Chamber Choir of the Welsh College of Music and Drama.
Introit: Holy, Holy, Holy (Alun Hoddinott ); 0 for a Closer Walk with God; Reading: II Samuel 7, vv 18-27; Father, Hear the Prayer We Offer; Love Divine, All Loves Excelling, Stereo


Unknown: Alun Hoddinott

: Poetry Please!

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests. Readers Martin Jarvis and Elizabeth Bell.
Guest Liz Lochhead.
Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo


Introduces: Simon Rae
Readers: Martin Jarvis
Unknown: Liz Lochhead.
Producer: Susan Roberts.

: You and Yours

Presenter John Howard Editor Ken Vass


Presenter: John Howard
Editor: Ken Vass

: Brain of Britain 1990

Chair Robert Robinson. Third semi-final -
North, West, Scotland and Wales. Contestants: Mark Humphreys
Eleanor MacNair (retired scientific civil servant) Gavin Brown (health service administrator) Andrew Whitcombe (building surveyor).
Producer Richard Edis. Stereo


Unknown: Robert Robinson.
Unknown: Mark Humphreys
Unknown: Eleanor MacNair
Unknown: Gavin Brown
Unknown: Andrew Whitcombe
Producer: Richard Edis.

: The World at One

with James Naughtie Editor Roger Mosey


Unknown: James Naughtie
Editor: Roger Mosey

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

King Jolly at the Seaside Producer Mary Kalemkerian Stereo (R)


Producer: Mary Kalemkerian

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray. Serial:
A Particular Place - the third of 12 episodes, read by Charles Kay. Written by Mary Hocking.
Abridged by Pat McLoughlin Music: Bridge's Spring Song Editor Clare Selerie-Grey


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.
Read By: Charles Kay.
Written By: Mary Hocking.
Abridged By: Pat McLoughlin
Editor: Clare Selerie-Grey

: Kaleidoscope

Sentimental Journey Is sentimentality just a little innocent tugging of the heart-strings, or does it cheapen deep emotions? Mark Steyn takes a hard look at the soft centres, the tender-hearted heroes, the unexpected happy endings and the tears that well up as the music swells.


Unknown: Mark Steyn

: PM

with Valerie Singleton and Hugh Sykes Editor Kevin Marsh
0 WRITE to: PM Letters, BBC, London W7 1AA


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Hugh Sykes
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: The News Quiz

: News

: The Archers

: To Keep the Memory Green

Humphrey Carpenter looks at the members and activities of six literary societies.
4: The Mervyn Peake
Society, devoted to the writer of the Gormenghast trilogy who was also an important artist.

: The Monday Play

Song of the Forest
Soon after her marriage Helena is paralysed in a diving accident. Jacu, a capuchin monkey from the Amazonian rainforest, is trained to help quadriplegics. But inside the primate is the soul of a South
American Indian girl ... Written by Tina Pepler.
Music by Elizabeth Parker of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop Director Shaun MacLoughlin


Written By: Tina Pepler.
Music By: Elizabeth Parker
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Helena: Maureen O'Brien
Jacu: Mamta Kaash
Harry: Bill Wallis
Laurette: Shelley Thompson
Bernie: Peter Whitman
Mother: June Barrie
Sister Marina: Ann Morrish
Jonathan: Stephen Garlick
Lizzie: Susan Sheridan
Surgeon: Vincent Brimble

: The Lady in the Van

Alan Bennett concludes his account of an unusual visitor in his garden. Producer Gillian Hush (R)


Unknown: Alan Bennett

: Kaleidoscope

The cult hit of the 70s, The Rocky Horror Show, is back; film-maker John Waters revisits the 50s; and Irish novelist
Dermot Bolger paints a tough picture of life in Belfast. Presenter Paul Vaughan. Producer Lesley McAlpine. Stereo


Unknown: John Waters
Unknown: Dermot Bolger
Presenter: Paul Vaughan.
Producer: Lesley McAlpine.

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw Editor Margaret Budy. Stereo


Unknown: Richard Kershaw
Editor: Margaret Budy.

: A Book at Bedtime

The View from the Ground
Martha Gellhorn 's account of her six decades as a foreign correspondent, read in eight parts by Liz Ross. 4: Home of the Brave - 1959, Poland
Producer Sue Wilson. Stereo


Unknown: Martha Gellhorn
Unknown: Liz Ross.
Producer: Sue Wilson.

: Fourth Column

: Open University

11.30 Open Forum: News and Features about the OU
11.50 Poetry: The Romantic Hero

: 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.

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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