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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day


: Today

with Brian Redhead and John Humphrys.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Mgr Vincent Nichols
8.35 Listeners' Letters


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Mgr Vincent Nichols

: We Are Still Married

Part 3

: News

: In the Psychiatrist's Chair

Dr Anthony Clare returns with six more reflective interviews. Today's subject is the theatre director
Sir Peter Hall.
Producer Michael Ember


Unknown: Dr Anthony Clare
Unknown: Sir Peter Hall.
Producer: Michael Ember

: Reading Aloud

The first in a series of six programmes. Travels with Henry Collin Johnson describes his first experiences as a professional actor.
Set in the Hebrides, the piece gives a glimpse of life behind the scenes at the smallest theatre in the world.
Producer Andy Jordan Stereo (R)


Unknown: Henry Collin Johnson
Producer: Andy Jordan

: Gardeners' Question Time

(Broadcast on Sunday at 2.00pm)

: Morning Story

How to Become a Writer
Reader Julianne Mason.
Written by Lorrie Moore. Producer Sally Avens


Reader: Julianne Mason.
Written By: Lorrie Moore.
Producer: Sally Avens

: Daily Service

Come, Dearest Lord (Cross Deep, BP 11); John 3, vv 1-8, 13-15 (17); View Me, Lord
(R Lloyd); Thine for Ever! God of Love (Newington) With the BBC Singers. Stereo

: With Great Pleasure

David Lodge , author of the 'Brummidge' campus novels, has been perusing his library shelves for other writers who give him pleasure.
Readers Haydn Gwynne and Jack Shepherd.
The last programme in the present series.
Producer Kate Whitehead. Stereo


Unknown: David Lodge
Readers: Haydn Gwynne
Readers: Jack Shepherd.
Producer: Kate Whitehead.

: An Englishman in the Midi

Six programmes in which John P Harris talks about living in a village in the South of France.
2: Madame Julie
Producer Merilyn Harris


Talks: John P Harris
Unknown: Madame Julie
Producer: Merilyn Harris

: Out of Order

The return of the light-hearted political quiz.
MPs Austin Mitchell and Julian Critchley are the team captains and their guests this week are fellow MPs
Edwina Currie and Paul Boateng. Patrick Hannan is in the chair.
Producer Diane Messias. Stereo


Unknown: Julian Critchley
Unknown: Edwina Currie
Unknown: Paul Boateng.
Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Producer: Diane Messias.

: The World at One

with James Naughtie


Unknown: James Naughtie

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

Finsbury Shark by Helen Luson. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Helen Luson.

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray meets the mime artist
Marcel Marceau.
Serial: Bella-Vista (3)


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Artist: Marcel Marceau.

: A House Halfway to Africa

Though unlucky in love, Vincent Van Gogh secured the affections of a young woman in his last years. But was
Vincent beyond reciprocating? Written by Stephen Mollett.
Director Peter Kavanagh. Stereo


Unknown: Vincent van Gogh
Written By: Stephen Mollett.
Director: Peter Kavanagh.
Vincent Van Gogh: Pete Postiethwaite
Claire: Maria Miles
Marie Ginoux: Jenny Howe
Sien: Jane Whittenshaw
Theo Van Gogh: David Bannerman
Gaugin: Vincent Brimble
Rev Rochelieu: David King

: Time for Verse

The final programme in which the poet Adrian Henri is interviewed about his life and work by Carol Ann Duffy.
Reader Neville Smith. Producer Alec Reid


Unknown: Adrian Henri
Reader: Carol Ann Duffy.
Reader: Neville Smith.
Producer: Alec Reid

: News

: File on 4

: Kaleidoscope Extra

Ale and Arty
Brewing history and the techniques for making beer are preserved at two museums in one of the traditional beer towns of England,
Natalie Wheen finds out about the twin cultures of brewing yeast and bottled history.
Producer John Goudie. Stereo


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Producer: John Goudie.

: PM

with Frances Coverdale and Hugh Sykes


Unknown: Frances Coverdale
Unknown: Hugh Sykes

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Brain of Britain 1990


: News

: The Archers

: Age to Age

: Medicine Now

: Talking about Music

The second of seven programmes in which
Antony Hopkins explores a different musical work or topic, explaining his thoughts at the piano and illustrating them with records.
Producer Patrick Lambert. Stereo


Producer: Patrick Lambert.

: No Longer Known at This Address

Tens of thousands of people are reported missing each year and hundreds of thousands are surviving
'semi-detached'from official society.
In a series of four programmes,
Hugh Prysor-Jones discovers Britain's lost legions. 2: The Finders
Producer John Forsyth (R)


Unknown: Hugh Prysor-Jones
Producer: John Forsyth

: Kaleidoscope

Christopher Cook meets the writers of catch-phrases that sell films and books ('Just when you thought it was safe ...'). Fear of Flying was the catchy title which launched novelist
Erica Jong - her new novel is now out.
Producer Sally Marmion. Stereo


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Erica Jong
Producer: Sally Marmion.

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod Stereo


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod

: A Book at Bedtime

Private Angelo (8)

: Magic Moments

Pizza to Go!
In the fourth of five programmes marking the birth of key cultural phenomena, Nigel Fountain looks at
Britain's 'eating-out' revolution. In 1965
Peter Boizot opened his first restaurant: Pizza Express in London's Soho.
Twenty-five years on, there is a dearth of British food: people now eat burgers, pizza, moussaka, chop suey and chicken tikka, and visit French brasseries and Spanish tapas bars. Producer Wendy Pilmer


Unknown: Nigel Fountain
Unknown: Peter Boizot
Producer: Wendy Pilmer

: Behind the Ritual

Seven programmes in which Ronald Eyre talks to young people from various communities about their faith.
Producer Merilyn Harris (R)


Talks: Ronald Eyre
Producer: Merilyn Harris

: Open University

11.30 The New Curiosity Shop: The Path of No Resistance
11.50 Arts Foundation Course: Sullivan

: News

until 12.10

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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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