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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Prices, practical farming, politics and the countryside. Producers Dylan Winter and Sue Broom


Producers: Dylan Winter

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev
Richard Horner Stereo


Unknown: Richard Horner

: Today

Presented by John Humphrys and Jenni Bond. 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: Jenni Bond.

: The Week on 4

: People Who SayGoodbye

Written by P Y Betts.
The final part, read by Peggy Mason. Producer Alison Hindell Stereo


Read By: Peggy Mason.
Producer: Alison Hindell

: News

: Start the Week

Melvyn Bragg and guests with lively conversation. Producer Marina Salandy-Brown Stereo


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg

: Money Box Live: [number removed]

Vincent Duggleby once again takes your calls on how best to manage your money.
Producer Frances Macdonald
0 LINES OPEN from 8.30am


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: Morning Story

The Adultery by Lilian Roberts Finlay. Read by Ena May . Producer Pam Brighton


Unknown: Lilian Roberts Finlay.
Read By: Ena May

: Daily Service

from St Peter 's Chaplaincy in Manchester, led by Canon Noel Vincent.
The singers are conducted by Mark Rowlinson.
Hills of the North Rejoice; Matthew 2, w 1-12; Susanni (R
Rodney Bennett ); Bethlehem, of Noblest Cities


Unknown: St Peter
Unknown: Canon Noel Vincent.
Conducted By: Mark Rowlinson.
Unknown: Rodney Bennett

: Down Your Way

: Poetry Please!

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests.
Readers Barbara Jefford and Denys Hawthorne. Guest Paul Muldoon.
Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo
0 REQUESTS to: 'Poetry
Please!', BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Introduces: Simon Rae
Readers: Barbara Jefford
Readers: Denys Hawthorne.
Unknown: Paul Muldoon.
Producer: Susan Roberts.

: You and Yours

with John Howard Editor Ken Vass


Unknown: John Howard
Editor: Ken Vass

: Winston in Love

Peter Tinniswood 's six-part serial. 2: Taking Tea with Roland Nancy invites Roland home to tea - into the lion's den - because she wants the family's approval. But Winston plans to sabotage the event.
Director Shaun Macloughlin Stereo


Unknown: Peter Tinniswood
Unknown: Roland Nancy
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Nancy: Shirley Dixon
Father: Maurice Denham
Rmie: Liz Goulding
William: Christian Rodska
Winston: Bill Walus

: The World at One

with James Naughtie Editor Roger Mosey


Unknown: James Naughtie
Editor: Roger Mosey

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray talks to leading portrait photographer
Gemma Levine.
Serial: The Turn of the Screw by Henry James. To the new governess, her small charges are incredibly beautiful. But are they haunted - and corrupted - by ghosts?
The fourth of eight parts read by Juliet Stevenson. Abridged by Elizabeth Bradbury Editor Clare Selerie-Grey (Music: Caplet's Conte fantastique)


Talks: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Gemma Levine.
Unknown: Henry James.
Read By: Juliet Stevenson.
Abridged By: Elizabeth Bradbury
Editor: Clare Selerie-Grey

: TheMysterious Turk

A black comedy by Christopher Denys about a teenage stripper, a fairground automaton and a failed secret service man.
Director Tony Cliff. Stereo (R)


Comedy By: Christopher Denys
Director: Tony Cliff.
Mr Supremo: Neville Barber
Mrs Supremo: Judith Barker
Doreen: Julia Ford
Sophie: Judy Flynn
Johnson: Simon Carter
Baz: Francis Johnson
The Turk: John Jardine

: Kaleidoscope

Natalie Wheen invites
24-year-old percussionist Richard Benjafield to bring his drums and flower pots into the studio; and reviews Ken Loach 's new film about
Northern Ireland, Hidden Agenda.
Judy Meewezen reports from the cultural grass roots in Rossendale.
Producer Richard Bannerman Stereo


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Unknown: Richard Benjafield
Unknown: Ken Loach
Unknown: Judy Meewezen
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: PM

Presented by Valerie Singleton and Hugh Sykes Editor Kevin Marsh
0 WRITE to: PM Letters, BBC, London W1A 1AA


Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Presented By: Hugh Sykes
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Just a Minute!

The return of the series in which panellists have to speak for 60 seconds on a subject flung at them by Nicholas Parsons. Stereo


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons.

: News

: The Archers

: The FoodProgramme

Presented by Derek Cooper


Presented By: Derek Cooper

: The Monday Play

Watching over Israel Nick Enright's powerful play about a banking executive in Sydney, whose difficult relationship with her own daughter leads her to befriend and look upon a young prostitute as a surrogate. with Alexander Broun , Melissa Docker , Tim Elston , Julie Godfrey ,
Maureen Green ,
Lorna Lesley , Sue Lyons , Stewart McCreery , Judy Morris , Patrick Phillips , Ken Radley , Patrick Ward and Lynden Wilkinson.
Choristers Nick Enright , Leonie Cambage , Heather Galbraith , Owen Nelson and Matthew Glasgow. Producers Richard Buckham and Jane Ulman. Stereo


Unknown: Alexander Broun
Unknown: Melissa Docker
Unknown: Tim Elston
Unknown: Julie Godfrey
Unknown: Maureen Green
Unknown: Lorna Lesley
Unknown: Sue Lyons
Unknown: Stewart McCreery
Unknown: Judy Morris
Unknown: Patrick Phillips
Unknown: Ken Radley
Unknown: Patrick Ward
Unknown: Lynden Wilkinson.
Unknown: Nick Enright
Unknown: Leonie Cambage
Unknown: Heather Galbraith
Unknown: Owen Nelson
Unknown: Matthew Glasgow.
Producers: Richard Buckham
Producers: Jane Ulman.
Diane Mackinson: Deidre Rubinstein
Stacy: Angela 'Oohey
Neil: Tony Sheldon
Miss Wyatt: Jane Harders
Raymond: Rhys McConnochie
Mrs Kermode: Maggie Bunco
Brett: Damon Herriman
MiChele: Rachel Ash
Kim: Kelan Angel
Warren: Iangilmour

: Kaleidoscope


: FinancialWorld Tonight

with Roger White Stereo

: The World Tonight with Robin Lustig

Editor Margaret Budy Stereo


Editor: Margaret Budy

: A Book at Bedtime

The Warden by Anthony Trollope. Read in ten parts by Jeremy Nicholas.
6: Eleanor's Self-Sacrifice Abridged and produced by Betty Jowitt (R)


Unknown: Anthony Trollope.
Unknown: Jeremy Nicholas.
Produced By: Betty Jowitt

: Much Bindingin the Marsh

Starring Richard Murdoch and Kenneth Home.
With Sam Costa , Maurice Denham , Maureen Riscoe , Alan Ladd ,
Richard Dimbleby and Helen Hill. Plus the Dance Orchestra, conducted by Stanley Black.
Producer Leslie Bridgmont
(First broadcast on the Light Programme in 1948)


Unknown: Richard Murdoch
Unknown: Sam Costa
Unknown: Maurice Denham
Unknown: Maureen Riscoe
Unknown: Alan Ladd
Unknown: Richard Dimbleby
Unknown: Helen Hill.
Producer: Leslie Bridgmont

: The Ring

Is the traditional circus dead? A day with five people who don't think so, led by ringmaster Norman Barrett and recorded among the sound and thrills of the Tower Circus, Blackpool. Stereo


Unknown: Norman Barrett

: 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.

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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