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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Producers Dylan Winter and Sue Broom


Producers: Dylan Winter

: Prayer for the Day

A meditation for the beginning of the day With Sylvia Qureshi. Stereo


Unknown: Sylvia Qureshi.

: Today

Presented by John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor. Including:
6.45 Business News
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rabbi Lionel Blue


Presented By: John Humphrys
Presented By: Sue MacGregor.

: The Week on 4

: Archive Atlas

With the help of the Sound Archives, Strasbourg-born
Journalist Chantal Cuer recalls her famous city.
Producer Julian Hale. Stereo


Unknown: Chantal Cuer
Producer: Julian Hale.

: News

: Start the Week

Presented by Melvyn Bragg With guests.
Producer Marina Salandy-Brown


Presented By: Melvyn Bragg

: Money Box Live: [number removed]

Vincent Duggleby takes your calls on how best to Manage your money. Today:
Stock Market Investment
What are the risks of share ownership? Why is the small shareholder so often ignored? And what are the prospects for the electricity privatisation?
Producer Frances Macdonald
* LINES OPEN from 8.30am %FEATURE: page 31


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: Morning Story

The Carpet by Jon Godden. Read by Maureen O'Brien.
Producer Cherry Cookson (R)


Unknown: Jon Godden.
Read By: Maureen O'Brien.
Producer: Cherry Cookson

: Daily Service

from St George 's,
Brandon Hill , Bristol, led by Alison Bogle. Steal Away to Jesus (arr John Marsh ) Psalm 34 (NIV) Keep Me as the Apple of an Eye (R Fielding)
The King of Love (Irish traditional). With the Georgian Singers.
Violinist Roger Huckle Director of Music
Dr John Bishop. Stereo


Unknown: St George
Unknown: Brandon Hill
Unknown: Alison Bogle.
Unknown: John Marsh
Violinist: Roger Huckle
Unknown: Dr John Bishop.

: Down Your Way

Michael Bentine visits the Victoria and Albert Museum.


Unknown: Michael Bentine
Unknown: Albert Museum.

: Poetry Please!

from Northern Ireland.
Simon Rae introduces a special edition featuring works by Irish poets requested by listeners. Readers Ruth McCabe and Ian McElhinney. Guest Paul Durcan.
Producer Pam Brighton. Stereo
'Poetry Please!', BBC, Bristol BSB 2LR


Introduces: Simon Rae
Readers: Ruth McCabe
Readers: Ian McElhinney.
Unknown: Paul Durcan.
Producer: Pam Brighton.

: You and Yours

The final part of the series about recent health scares, presented by John Howard.
Is Weill's disease becoming an increasing threat to Britain's inland waterways? Producer David Berry


Presented By: John Howard.
Producer: David Berry

: Counterpoint

The sixth heat of the general knowledge music competition.
Chairman Ned Sherrin.
Producer Diane Messias. Stereo


Unknown: Ned Sherrin.
Producer: Diane Messias.

: The World at One

Presented by James Naughtie Editor Roger Mosey


Presented By: James Naughtie
Editor: Roger Mosey

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

It may be like a red, red rose for men - but what is it like for women?
John Fuller and Wendy Mulford, both editors of anthologies of love poetry, debate whether sex makes any difference to love.
Presenter Jenni Murray.
Serial: Of Such Small Differences
Joanne Greenberg 's story of the relationship between deaf-blind John Moon and aspiring actress Leda. The fifth of 14 episodes read by Garrick Hagon. Abridged and produced by Pat McLoughlin
Editor Clare Selerie-Grey


Unknown: John Fuller
Unknown: Wendy Mulford
Presenter: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Joanne Greenberg
Unknown: John Moon
Read By: Garrick Hagon.
Produced By: Pat McLoughlin
Editor: Clare Selerie-Grey

: The Long Sunset

Another chance to hear R.C. Sherriff's moving play, first broadcast in 1971. Set in southern England in AD 410, it tells the story of the last of the Roman families left in Britain following the collapse of the Empire. (R)


Writer: R.C. Sherriff
Director: Martin Jenkins
Marcus: John Rye
Julian: Stephen Murray
Serena: Pauline Letts
Paula: Jane Knowles
Otho: David Spenser
Lucian: Lockwood West
Portius: John Gabriel
Arthur: Julian Glover
Gawaine: David Valla
Lugar: Edward Kelsey

: Kaleidoscope

Kate Saunders talks to the writer J G Ballard about his new collection of stories, War Fever; photographer David Bailey and his latest work; and the music of Pakistan's major musical export Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
Producer Anthony Denselow


Talks: Kate Saunders
Unknown: J G Ballard
Unknown: David Bailey
Unknown: Fateh Ali Khan.
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: PM

Presented by Valerie Singleton and Hugh Sykes
Write to: PM Letters, BBC, [address removed]
Letterline: [number removed]


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

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: The News Quiz

Barry Took quizzes two teams on the week's news.

: News

: The Archers

: The Food Programme

Presented by Derek Cooper


Presenter: Derek Cooper

: The Monday Play: Lea and Renata

A family drama set in a large country house in Surrey. When Renata walks out on 30 years of domestic responsibility, her family is left in a state of shock, particularly her daughter Lea, who has to give up her own independence for her mother's state of freedom.


Writer: Jane Beeson
Pianist: Stuart Hutchinson
Director: Cherry Cookson
Marcus: Alan MacNaughtan
Renata: Anna Massey
Lea: Elizabeth Mansfield
Kate: Lesley Dunlop
Georgie: Barbara Flynn
Saul: William Hope
Charles: Christopher Scott

: Kaleidoscope


: The Financial World Tonight

Presented by Roger White


Presenter: Roger White

: The World Tonight

Presented by Richard Kershaw Editor Margaret Budy Stereo


Presented By: Richard Kershaw
Editor: Margaret Budy

: A Book at Bedtime

Who Was Changed and Who Was Dead by Barbara Comyns.
The first of eight parts read by Barbara Flynn . Summer, Warwickshire, about 80 years ago.
After the flood subsides, an unknown illness takes over the village. Adapted and produced by Tessa Kendall


Read By: Barbara Flynn
Produced By: Tessa Kendall

: Largely Walters

This week: John Walters offers his thoughts on the subject of nostalgia.


Presenter: John Walters

: 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.

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