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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

from St Hilda's Priory in Whitby. Stereo

: Today

with Brian Redhead and John Humphrys.
Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Venerable George Austin
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: George Austin

: News

: Call Nick Ross: [number removed]

Producer Nick Utechin
0 LINES OPEN from 8.00am


Producer: Nick Utechin

: Medicine Now

with Geoff Watts Producer Julian Brown


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Julian Brown

: Morning Story

Lines of Communication by Celia Dale.
Read by Lin Sagovsky. Producer Michael Adams


Unknown: Celia Dale.
Read By: Lin Sagovsky.
Producer: Michael Adams

: Daily Service

Fill Thou My Life
(Richmond. BBC HB 271); Matthew 10, w 1-16; The Summons
(Kelvingrove); Go Forth and Tell (Go Forth). Director of Music
Timothy Dean. Stereo


Unknown: Timothy Dean.

: Citizens

Written by Shaun Prendergast Director Adrian Bean. Stereo


Written By: Shaun Prendergast
Director: Adrian Bean.
JJ: Adjoa Andoh
Chambers: Alan Barker
Ski: Hetty Baynes
Trevor: Norman Beaton
Sally: Avril Clark
Mireilie: Tara Dominick
Alex: Kate Duchene
Mike: Scott Farrell
Steve: Mark Fletcher
Cliff: Jeffrey Gear
Toby: Christopher Godwin
Charles: Michael N Harbour
Julia: Beverley Hills
Terry: Anthony Jackson
Hugh: James MacPherson
Rose: Carmen Munroe
Colin: Ben Onwukwe
Neville: David Richard-Fox
Pat: Marcella Riordan
Tony: Richard Tate

: From Our Own Correspondent

Reflections of life and politics abroad. Producer Zareer Masani


Producer: Zareer Masani

: Lines of Communication

Six programmes in which Patrick Hannan tries to leap the gap between what people say and what they mean.
3: Is There Anybody There? Producer Hilary Jones


Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Producer: Hilary Jones

: You and Yours

with John Howard


Unknown: John Howard

: Quote ... Unquote

In the chair: Nigel Rees.
Identifying the quotes are Simon Brett ,
Arnold Brown , Sue MacGregor and Mark Steyn.
Reader Ronald Fletcher.
Producer Armando lannucci Stereo


Unknown: Nigel Rees.
Unknown: Simon Brett
Unknown: Arnold Brown
Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Reader: Mark Steyn.
Reader: Ronald Fletcher.

: The World at One

with James Naughtie


Unknown: James Naughtie

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray. Around 100 children each year have their sight damaged as a result of an avoidable disease. Marya Burgess meets victims of toxocariasis and investigates how it could be stamped out. Serial: A Country of Strangers (2)


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Marya Burgess

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Sandra Jimmy has come back to his wife, but is it only for comfort? Sandra wants to save her marriage, but only on her own terms. Written by Ted Moore.
Director Michael Fox


Unknown: Sandra Jimmy
Written By: Ted Moore.
Director: Michael Fox
Sandra: Chrisy Edge
Jimmy: Christian Rodska

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

with Sir Charles Groves and Richard Hickox , who reveal that there's more to conducting an orchestra than beating time.
Producer Nigel Wilkinson (R)


Unknown: Sir Charles Groves
Unknown: Richard Hickox
Producer: Nigel Wilkinson

: News

: The Local Network

Napoleon wins the Battle of Waterloo and stressed executives hunt each other with paint guns as reporters David Clayton and Neil Walker go wargaming.
Producer Nick Clarke


Reporters: David Clayton
Reporters: Neil Walker
Producer: Nick Clarke

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan finds a cool assessment of the English in a new anthology, So Very English; an American choreographer, Mark Morris , takes on the Russian classic ballet The Nutcracker, and a Danish writer pays tribute to a forgotten English designer. Producer Tony Phillips


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: Mark Morris
Producer: Tony Phillips

: PM

with Valerie Singleton and Frank Partridge


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Frank Partridge

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: My Music

John Amis and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden. In the chair: Steve Race.
Producer Richard Edis. Stereo (R)


Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Denis Norden.
Unknown: Steve Race.
Producer: Richard Edis.

: News

: The Archers

: Death of a Superpower

Three programmes about the end of the Soviet Union as we know it.
2: Don't Cut the Lifeline The Soviet nightmare could deepen even more if the Ukraine, the industrial powerhouse and breadbasket of the Soviet Union, follows the Baltic republics down the separatist road and the coalminers of the Donbas go on a prolonged strike. Gordon Clough reports from Kiev and the Donietsk, where coal is king, on the trends which could destroy the Union. Producer Anne Koch


Unknown: Gordon Clough
Producer: Anne Koch

: Science Now

: For He is an Englishman

The second of six talks by Charles Arnold-Baker , born Wolfgang Wemer von Blumenthal, a Prussian aristocrat, in which he reflects on the English society of which he became such a 'compleat' example.
Producer Louise Purslow. Stereo


Unknown: Charles Arnold-Baker
Unknown: Wolfgang Wemer
Producer: Louise Purslow.

: In Touch

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. Presented by Tony Barringer.
Producer Thena Heshel
0 QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: tel [number removed]between 9.15 and 10.15pm
0 FACTSHEET No 3: send large sae to [address removed]


Presented By: Tony Barringer.
Producer: Thena Heshel

: 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

Age of Iron byJMCoetzee. Part 2.

: Immortal Diamonds

Six programmes in which Rosemary Hartill explores the relationship between God and the poets.
3: Industrial England - the Vision: William Blake.
Reader Robert Rietti.
Producer Amanda Hancox Stereo (R)


Unknown: Rosemary Hartill
Reader: William Blake.
Reader: Robert Rietti.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: 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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