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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Ruth Etchells.


Unknown: Ruth Etchells.

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Peter Hobday.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rev
Philip Crowe.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Philip Crowe.

: News

: Punters

The last in the present series in which listeners report on a variety of issues with the help of Susan Marling and the Punters team.
Producers Minam Akhtar. Paul Dodgson and Jeffrey Olstead 0 WRITE to: Punters. BBC Radio 4. Bristol BS8 2LR 9 TELEPHONE: Bristol (0272)[number removed]


Unknown: Susan Marling
Producers: Minam Akhtar.
Producers: Paul Dodgson
Producers: Jeffrey Olstead

: Laughing God

Small Town Wit
The last in the series in which Colin Morris looks at the religious significance of humour. Producer Juh Wills. Stereo


Unknown: Colin Morris
Producer: Juh Wills.

: The Natural History Programme

During the Second World War, the Rocky Mountain Arsenal, near Denver in the USA, developed and produced napalm and mustard gas.
Paradoxically, 50 years on, 'the most polluted spot on earth' is also a unique wildlife reserve and a prime site for the endangered mascot of America - the bald eagle. Presented by Fergus Keeling and Jessica Holm. Producer John Holmes
(Repeated Sunday at 9. 15pm;


Presented By: Fergus Keeling
Presented By: Jessica Holm.
Producer: John Holmes

: An Act of Worship

Reflecting on the concerns of the day. Stereo

: Citizens

Stereo (Omnibus edition on Saturday at 6.25pm)

: Work Talk

Ferdinand Dennis talks to five people born in the colonies but now living in Britain.
3: Margaret Busby was the youngest publisher in Britain and for 20 years she published books no one else would print. They made her and her authors into a success story.
Producer Marina Salandy-Brown


Talks: Ferdinand Dennis
Unknown: Margaret Busby
Producer: Marina Salandy-Brown

: First Person

In Tokyo, Joanna Pitman learns the honourable art of grovelling. Stereo


Unknown: Joanna Pitman

: You and Yours

with Margaret Collins.


Unknown: Margaret Collins.

: Second Thoughts


: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray.
'A tonic to the nation' -
40 years on. Corinne Julius looks back at the Festival of Britain.
Stories: Out of India 3: On Bail
Read by Souad Faress . (For detai/s see Tuesday)


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Corinne Julius
Read By: Souad Faress

: Cartwright's Pictures

Jessie and Zoe discover a 200-year-old painting depicting what they believe to be a murder. They take the picture to
Rick, who is making a film about the artist. To their surprise he refuses to film it.
Written by John Mash.
Director Andy Jordan. Stereo


Written By: John Mash.
Director: Andy Jordan.
Rick: Mark Lambert
Jenny: Joanna Myers
Jessie: Robin Weaver
Alfred Cartwright: Christian Rodska
Sir Chris Sayer: Timothy Carlton
Sir Ernest Sayer: John White
Zoe Sayer: Nicola Beer
Jack Cartwright: Mark Sefton
Vicar/Villager: Ric Jerrom

: Prime Minister's Questions

and other business from Parliament.

: News

: Bookshelf

Nigel Forde meets prolific novelist Stan Barstow , and discovers the contents of his bookshelf.
And Margaret Forster discusses her new novel
The Battle for Christabel. Producer Sally Marmion


Unknown: Nigel Forde
Unknown: Stan Barstow
Unknown: Margaret Forster
Producer: Sally Marmion

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan is at the first night of All for Love, John Dryden 's great Restoration tragedy, with Diana Rigg playing Cleopatra; and oboist Paul Godwin visits the studio.
Producer Adrian Washbourne Stereo


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: John Dryden
Unknown: Diana Rigg
Unknown: Paul Godwin
Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: PM

with Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: News

: The Archers

Joe's spring is causing unforeseen problems.

: Whose Fault is it Anyway?

'I felt powerful behaving like that. It made me feel good. I really intimidated people.'
In the second of two programmes about adult bullying at work, Andrea Adams examines where the responsibility should lie for this problem and the difficulties of dealing with it.
Producer Cathy Drysdale. Stereo


Unknown: Andrea Adams
Producer: Cathy Drysdale.

: Analysis: Markets a la Mode

The return of the series.
Tory leaders are now trumpeting the 'social market' and sedulously courting their German counterparts.
David Walker asks: is a new Conservatism being unveiled or old-style Toryism done up in different garb?


Reporter: David Walker
Producer: Simon Coates

: Does He Take Sugar?

with Kati Whitaker.
For disabled listeners.
Producer Marlene Pease 0PHONE: 07 1-[number removed]
(Monday-Fnday. 10.00am-5.00pm) • WRITE to: Does He Take
Sugar?. BBC, London WI 1AA


Unknown: Kati Whitaker.
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope


: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw.


Unknown: Richard Kershaw.

: Local Election Special

The results from today's local elections as they are announced. Presented by Brian Redhead with analysis from David Butler and reaction from national and local politicians in the studio and around the country. Producers Charles Sigler and Anne Sloman


Presented By: Brian Redhead
Unknown: David Butler
Producers: Charles Sigler
Producers: Anne Sloman

: A Book at Bedtime

An Autumn Sowing by E F Benson. Part 9.

: Radio Cars

Jennifer Phillips 's five-part comedy series set in the offices of a London car firm.
3: A Heavy Night
In which the genial cab firm conmen find that
Angela is a sharper 'owner' than they had realised.
Director Richard Wortley. Stereo


Unknown: Jennifer Phillips
Director: Richard Wortley.
Eddie: Gary Waldhorn
Angela: Harriet Walter
Gringo: Paul Gregory
Mohammed: Stefan Kalipha
Nkco: Neil Dudgeon
Mrs Corflon-Browne: Maxine Audley
Gordon: Ian Lindsay
Danny: Mark Straker
Slippy: Norman Jones
Suite: Danielle Allan
Debbie: Petra Markham

: News and Local Election Special

Coverage of the local elections continues.
As the final votes are counted, a clearer picture should emerge about the prospects for the next General Election.

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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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