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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rt Rev Joseph Devine


Unknown: Joseph Devine

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Professor
Charles Handy
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Charles Handy

: News

: Midweek

with Libby Purves
Producer Bridget Osborne


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Bridget Osborne

: Morning Story

La Grange by D J Taylor. Read by William Roberts. Producer Adrian Bean. Stereo


Read By: William Roberts.
Producer: Adrian Bean.

: Daily Service

Praise to the Lord
(Lobe den Herren, BBC HB 17); Colossians 1, vv 9-20; If Thou Shalt
Confess (CV Stanford); King of Glory, King of Peace (Gwalchmai, BBC HB 325).
Director of Music
Paul Joslin. Stereo


Unknown: Paul Joslin.

: File on 4

: For All the Saints

Five programmes in which Roger Worsley accompanies the Rev
Brendan O'Malley as he continues a pilgrimage across west Wales to the ancient shrine of St David 's.
2: Holy Wrestling. Producer Kate Fenton


Unknown: Roger Worsley
Unknown: Brendan O'Malley
Unknown: St David
Producer: Kate Fenton

: You and Yours

with John Waite


Unknown: John Waite

: Magic Moments

A five-part series marking the birth of key cultural phenomena. 3: Reach for the New Sun!
This week Nigel Fountain traces the history of The Sun newspaper.
Hugh Cudlipp launched The Sun in 1964 as an upmarket Labour broadsheet. However, its working-class readers weren't impressed by articles telling them how to brief their architect, and the paper crashed five years later.
Relaunched by Rupert Murdoch , it changed the face of British journalism, with its nude pin-ups and scandal stories.
Producer Wendy Pilmer (R)


Unknown: Hugh Cudlipp
Unknown: Rupert Murdoch
Producer: Wendy Pilmer

: The World at One

with James Naughtie


Unknown: James Naughtie

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Presenter Jenni Murray. Serial: Mary Reilly (3)


Presenter: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Mary Reilly

: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: A Case of Identity

The third of 12 short stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring his immortal detective Sherlock Holmes.
What has happened to the bridegroom who vanished at the church door on the morning of his wedding?


Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatised By: Peter Mackie
Violinist: Leonard Friedman
Violinist: Alexander Balenescu
Director: Enyd Williams
Sherlock Holmes: Clive Merrison
Dr Watson: Michael Williams
Mary Sutherland: Susannah Corbett
Windibank: Ralph Bates
Mrs Windibank: Auriol Smith
Cabbie: Ian Lindsay

: Treasure Islands

Introduced by Michael Rosen.
Julia Eccieshare , editor of Children's Books of the Year, recommends Christmas presents for all ages.
Producer Jill Burridge


Introduced By: Michael Rosen.
Introduced By: Julia Eccieshare
Producer: Jill Burridge

: News

: Something to Celebrate

Five programmes exploring special events in people's lives. 2: A Rite of Passage for the Apprentice
Throughout his four-year print apprenticeship, Graham Buckley has been known as the boy. He can become a man only through the ceremony of degradation that the trade cheerfully calls a 'banging-out'. Producer Cathie Mahoney Stereo (R)


Unknown: Graham Buckley
Producer: Cathie Mahoney

: Kaleidoscope

... or should it be
Nigel Andrews invites young filmgoers to pass judgment on the Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles in their big-screen contest against Shredder; and Chris Bryson reports from New York on whether Turtlemania has its flipside.
Producer Kate Wilkinson


Unknown: Nigel Andrews
Unknown: Chris Bryson
Producer: Kate Wilkinson

: PM

with Wendy Austin and Hugh Sykes


Unknown: Wendy Austin
Unknown: Hugh Sykes

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Counterpoint


: News

: The Archers

: Age to Age

: Medicine Now

: Enterprise 90

In the sixth of seven programmes,
Hugh Sykes visits the final two companies competing for the E 10,000 and C5,000 awards.
On the Isle of Wight,
Hammie is creating an international reputation for its jewellery.
J & T Products of Belfast protect medical workers against injury from hypodermic needles. Producer Gwyn Richards


Unknown: Hugh Sykes
Producer: Gwyn Richards

: The 1990 Reith Lectures

The Persistence of Faith
Six talks on religion and ethics in a secular society by Rabbi
Dr Jonathan Sacks , Chief
Rabbi-elect of the United
Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth.
2: The Demoralisation of Discourse
We may speak of right and wrong, good and bad, justice and rights. But these are all words that were once thought to refer to objective principles, and it is just these in which belief has now dwindled.
If there are no standards, only choices, then moral language becomes an anomaly.


Unknown: Dr Jonathan Sacks

: Kaleidoscope


: The Financial World Tonight

Presented by Roger White Stereo


Presented By: Roger White

: The World Tonight

Presented by Alexander MacLeod Stereo


Presented By: Alexander MacLeod

: A Book at Bedtime

Vedi by Ved Mehta.
3: The Rules of the House

: Looking Forward to the Past

Robert Booth takes a light-hearted view of history.
Today's guests: Margaret Rule ,
Auberon Waugh ,
George MacDonald Fraser and Robert Rhodes James , MP. Producer Harry Thompson Stereo (R)


Unknown: Margaret Rule
Unknown: Auberon Waugh
Unknown: George MacDonald
Unknown: Robert Rhodes James
Producer: Harry Thompson

: 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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