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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev Enid Morgan Stereo

: Today

with John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rev Dr Donald
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.

: News

: Desert Island Discs


: Uncle Mort's South Country

Four excursions by Peter Tinniswood.
1: We've Only Just Started
Producer Pete Atkin. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Peter Tinniswood.
Producer: Pete Atkin.
Uncle Mort: Stephen Thorne
Carter Brandon: Sam Kelly
Elderly Man: Christopher Good
Narrator: Christian Rodska

: Special Assignment

BBC correspondents at home and abroad report on one of the main British or foreign topics in this week's news.
Producers Howard Rogers and Veronica Mulley


Producers: Howard Rogers
Producers: Veronica Mulley

: Morning Story

I'm Keeping an Eye on You, Ella by Fred Urquhart.
When octogenarian Ella meets an old flame in the supermarket, her life is set to change dramatically. Read by Siobhan Redmond.
Producer David Jackson Young


Unknown: Fred Urquhart.
Read By: Siobhan Redmond.
Producer: David Jackson

: Daily Service

Father, Hear the Prayer We Offer (Sussex, BBC HB 352); Ephesians 6, w 10-20; May God Draw Near (Czech); Soldiers of Christ. Arise (From
Strength to Strength, BBC HB 365).
Director of Music
Alan Wilson. Stereo


Unknown: Alan Wilson.

: J Arthur Rank Presents

The untold story of the Methodist millionaire who made his money in flour, set out to convert the nation through the cinema screen, and ended up funding the British film industry through its golden years. Presented by Bernard Jackson.
Producer Michael Wakelin Stereo


Presented By: Bernard Jackson.
Producer: Michael Wakelin

: Folk on 4

Six chuckles in the company of folk who enjoy themselves.
4: An ‘L' of a Job - the driving instructors
Producer Les Woodland. Stereo

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard


Presented By: John Howard

: The Food Programme

This week Sheila Dillon visits the West Midlands. She'll be sampling cuisine from Norman recipes, pies which used to delight Clive of India, and Balti - once unknown beyond north-west Pakistan, now the favourite dish of Brummies.
Producer Marie Helly


Unknown: Sheila Dillon
Producer: Marie Helly

: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke


Presented By: Nick Clarke

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

from Birmingham. Introduced by Anne Brown.
Serial: Lost for Words (7)


Introduced By: Anne Brown.

: Classic Serial: The Forsyte Chronicles

Part 22.

: News

: Three Fantastic Tales by Hoffmann

2: Don Juan
Mysterious events during a performance of Mozart's opera Don Giovanni. with Fraser Kerr , Mark Straker and Andrew Wincott.
Written by Christopher Cook.
With music by Mozart.
Producer John Powell. Stereo


Unknown: Don Juan
Unknown: Don Giovanni.
Unknown: Fraser Kerr
Unknown: Mark Straker
Unknown: Andrew Wincott.
Written By: Christopher Cook.
Producer: John Powell.
ETA Hoffmann: Loan Meredith
The strange usher: Daniel Massey
Donna Anna: Petra Markham

: Kaleidoscope

Tim Marlow is at the major exhibition of fashion photography at the Victoria and Albert Museum , and at the first night of Peter Hall 's new production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.
Producer Tony Phillips. Stereo


Unknown: Tim Marlow
Unknown: Albert Museum
Unknown: Peter Hall
Producer: Tony Phillips.

: PM

with Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Hugh Sykes

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Going Places

The transport magazine programme presented by Janet Trewin.
Producer Jill Thomas


Presented By: Janet Trewin.
Producer: Jill Thomas

: News

: The Archers

Written by Sam Jacobs


Written By: Sam Jacobs
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Graeme Kirk
George: Graham Roberts
Jack: Arnold Peters
Peggy: June Spencer
Nelson: Jack May
Kathy: Hedli Niklaus
Lucy: Tracy-Jane White
Sharon: Celia Nelson
Caroline: Sara Coward
Bert: Roger Hume

: Pick of the Week

Margaret Howard presents her selection of extracts from BBC radio and television over the past seven days.
Producer Simon Elmes. Stereo


Unknown: Margaret Howard
Producer: Simon Elmes.

: Any Questions?

This week's panel:
Mary Kaldor , Senior Fellow, Science Policy
Research Unit, University of Sussex and a member of the European Nuclear Disarmament
Co-ordinating Committee; George Robertson , MP, Labour Party Spokeman on Foreign Affairs; William Wallace ,
Fellow of St Anthony's College, Oxford. From Andover.
Jonathan Dimbleby. Producer Anna Carragher


Unknown: Mary Kaldor
Unknown: George Robertson
Unknown: William Wallace
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Anna Carragher

: Law in Action

The cases, the courts and the lawyers -
Marcel Berlins 's weekly look at developments in the law and how they affect our lives.
Producer Andrew Denwood


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Andrew Denwood

: Kaleidoscope

Scribbling in the Dark Paul Allen finds out what drives some men and women into the theatre every night, from which they emerge with a clear view and a deadline to meet. They are the critics, that band of scribblers whose opinions can affect the livelihoods of actors and the careers of writers. How do they remain fresh, how easily do they put the boot in, and why is theatre so important to them? Stereo


Unknown: Paul Allen

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: A Book at Bedtime

The Secret Pilgrim by John Ie Carre. Part 5.


Unknown: John Ie Carre.

: Week Ending

A look back at the week's news.
With Bill Wallis , Sally Grace and David Tate. Producer Armando lannucci Stereo
0 CASSETTE: Ten Years with Maggie', (with the Week Ending' team) from retailers


Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: David Tate.

: The Financial Week

Seven days of events inside and outside the City, assessed by a panel of experts. Presented by Heather Payton. Stereo


Presented By: Heather Payton.

: 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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