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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Sue Rose Stereo

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Andrew Marr. Including:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rt Rev Tom Butler


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Andrew Marr.
Unknown: Tom Butler

: People Who Say Goodbye

by P Y Betts. Part 6.
Stereo (Details as test Thursday)

: News

: The Power of Patronage

Robin Oakley, Political Editor of The Times,
Presents a five-part series investigating patronage in major areas of public life. 1: The Honours System The traditional veil of secrecy is drawn aside - at least partially - and there's a rare glimpse behind the scenes of an investiture at Buckingham Palace. Producer Sheila Cook


Producer: Sheila Cook

: The Natural History Programme

The monkeys of the rain forest and a special pond in Surrey, the plant-rich cliffs of Wales and an encounter with wild bears in Canada -
Fergus Keeling and Jessica Holm look back at the highlights of 1990. Producer John Hamson


Unknown: Fergus Keeling
Unknown: Jessica Holm
Producer: John Hamson

: An Act of Worship


: Citizens

Stereo (Omnibus edition on Saturday at 6.25pm)

: On the Ropes

John Humphrys talks to four successful people who have weathered major storms in their careers. 1: Ron Brown - the outspoken Labour MP whose conviction for criminal damage has placed his political future in jeopardy. Producer Brian King


Talks: John Humphrys
Unknown: Ron Brown

: First Person

Tom Alban describes the fishy consequences of an afternoon with a 6-year-old.


Unknown: Tom Alban

: You and Yours

with Margaret Collins


Unknown: Margaret Collins

: Dear Diary

: The World at One

with James Naughtie


Unknown: James Naughtie

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray.
Serial: The Turn of the Screw (2)


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.

: Tales My Father Taught Me

with John Gielgud.
Sir George Sitwell was an autocratic recluse whose main preoccupations before the First World War were running the family estate at Renishaw, researching medieval pig-keeping and making his son Osbert do whatever Osbert didn't want to do. Written by Peter Terson. Sir George Sitwell... JOHN GIELGUD Lady Ida Sitwell
Henry Moat... CHRISTOPHER GOOD Director Shaun MacLoughlin Stereo (R)

: News

: Bookshelf

In an exclusive interview specially for New Year, Mary Stewart , the renowned author of popular historical novels, crime fiction and a recent volume of poetry, talks to Nigel Forde about her highly successful literary career spanning 35 years. Producer Vivien Devlin


Unknown: Mary Stewart
Unknown: Nigel Forde
Producer: Vivien Devlin

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen reports on the health of theatre in this country as it looks ahead to 1991; the American conductor Leon Botstein , who has won a reputation for reinvigorating the classics, pays his first visit to London; and the South American photo-journalist Salgado chronicles those whose work is all too visibly manual labour. Producer Nicki Paxman


Unknown: Paul Allen
Conductor: Leon Botstein
Producer: Nicki Paxman

: PM

Presented by Wendy Austin and Frank Partridge


Presented By: Wendy Austin
Presented By: Frank Partridge

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Screenplay

lain Johnstone hosts the celebrity panel show that features magic movie moments.
This week's panel: Dick Vosburgh , Michael Bentine , Angela Douglas and Robin Ray. Producer Andy Aliffe Stereo (R)


Unknown: Dick Vosburgh
Unknown: Michael Bentine
Unknown: Angela Douglas
Unknown: Robin Ray.
Producer: Andy Aliffe

: News

: The Archers

: Going Back

Three people revisit places where they have lived in the past and which have profoundly influenced their lives. l:Liz
In the mid 1970s, Liz Moloney was living in a Fulani compound in the hills of north-west
Cameroon, as one of four wives of a man called
Anugu. After his tragic early death, Liz came back to England. This year she revisits her African family for the first time in ten years. Producer Nigel Acheson Stereo


Producer: Nigel Acheson

: The State In Question

The old ideas of the centrally planned state have collapsed - their ruins all too evident in the story of Eastern Europe in 1989. In Britain and all over the world the individual has emerged as a new force. Social welfare, the market, education and training - what should be the role of the state in these areas? And above all, what should national sovereignty mean for Britain in the 1990s?
In this series of four programmes, John Lloyd explores the new ideas that will determine the politics of the next decade.
1: Defining the Limits Producer Gwyneth Williams


Unknown: John Lloyd
Producer: Gwyneth Williams

: Does He Take Sugar?

Presented by Kati Whitaker
Producer Marlene Pease
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0 WRITE to: 'Does He Take
Sugar?'. Broadcasting House, BBC. London W 1A 1AA


Presented By: Kati Whitaker
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope


: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White Stereo

: The World Tonight


: A Book at Bedtime

The Warden by Anthony Trollope. 4: Plumstead Episcopi


Unknown: Anthony Trollope.

: Fear on 4

The second in the series of eight nerve-tinglers introduced by Edward de Souza , the Man in Black. Green and Pleasant
For rock star
Sarah Lovecraft , a TV interview turns into a terrifying experience ...
Written by Bert Coules.
Director Gerry Jones. Stereo


Introduced By: Edward de Souza
Unknown: Sarah Lovecraft
Written By: Bert Coules.
Director: Gerry Jones.
Lisa: Karen Archer
Stephen: Nigel Carrington
Sarah: Rebecca Jones
Man: Jonathan Tafler
Inspector: Brian Miller
WPC: Jenny Howe

: Whistling Up!

: 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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