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: News Briefing

: Prelude

with Marjorie Lofthouse. Producer Jane Ward. Stereo


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse.
Producer: Jane Ward.

: Morning Has Broken

with Jack Hywel-Davies including
Bells on Sunday from St Nicholas Church,
North Stoneham. Stereo


Unknown: Jack Hywel-Davies

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Paul Heiney breakfasts with Michael and Victoria Roberts of the Domestic Fowl Trust in Worcestershire. Producer Carol Trewin


Unknown: Paul Heiney
Unknown: Victoria Roberts
Producer: Carol Trewin

: Sunday

with Andrew Green and Alison Hilliard. Editor David Coomes including at
8.00am News


Unknown: Andrew Green
Unknown: Alison Hilliard.
Editor: David Coomes

: Sunday Papers

: Martin Jarvis

speaks for the Week's
Good Cause on behalf of the charity Parents Against INjustice. 0 DONATIONS to: PAIN,
[address removed]
Credit cards: [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Morning Service

from Gateshead with members of the local
Salvation Army, the Methodist Church, the Anglican Parish of St Paul's and the Kelvin
Grove Christian
Fellowship. Led by Fr Tony Battle , the Rev
Lynne Jamieson and the Rev Brian Howell. I Will
Enter His Gates; Sing We of the Modern City; God's Spirit Is in My Heart. I
Corinthians 12, w 12-21, w 26-27; Matthew 13, w 31-33,4446. Psalm 98. Majesty; Thine Be the Glory.


Unknown: Fr Tony Battle
Unknown: Lynne Jamieson
Unknown: Brian Howell.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition. Director Claire Boulter


Director: Claire Boulter

: News Stand

with Peter Fiddick.
Producer Dinah Lammiman


Unknown: Peter Fiddick.
Producer: Dinah Lammiman

: Pick of the Week

with Chris Serle.


Unknown: Chris Serle.

: Desert Island Discs

Winner of the W H Smith Literary Award, Caribbean poet Derek Walcott talks to Sue Lawley.
Producer Olivia Seligman. Stereo


Talks: Derek Walcott
Producer: Olivia Seligman.

: The World This Weekend

with Nick Clarke. Editor Roger Mosey


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Roger Mosey

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits North Yorkshire where the Bedale and District Gardening
Society put their queries to Dr Stefan Buczacki , Fred Downham and Daphne Ledward.
Chairman Clay Jones. Producer Amanda Mares
0 FACTSHEET 24: send an sae to: [address removed]


Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Fred Downham
Unknown: Daphne Ledward.
Unknown: Clay Jones.
Producer: Amanda Mares

: Sunday Playhouse

The Debt Collector Why deliver a suit to a dead man? To the world Sir Henry Stephen was a respected businessman; to his wife - and tailor - he was something else. Written by Harry Towb.
Director Glyn Dearman. Stereo


Unknown: Sir Henry Stephen
Written By: Harry Towb.
Director: Glyn Dearman.
MrF: Cyril Shaps
Lady Stephen: Sarah Badel
Brill: John Hollis
O'Reilly: Harry Towb
Rosie: Petra Markham
Radio voice: James Greene

: Life with Lederer

In the second of five programmes,
Helen Lederer moves house.
With Malcolm Raeburn , Nigel Carrington , Barbara Dryhurst and Sandra Maitland. Producer Paul Z Jackson Stereo


Unknown: Helen Lederer
Unknown: Malcolm Raeburn
Unknown: Nigel Carrington
Unknown: Barbara Dryhurst
Unknown: Sandra Maitland.
Producer: Paul Z Jackson

: The Radio Programme

with Laurie Taylor. Producer Nick Ware


Unknown: Laurie Taylor.
Producer: Nick Ware

: Analysis

To Have and to Have Not
Where has the ending of East-West conflict left the former Third World?
Peter Hennessy discusses the changing shape of North-South relations, including the role of foreign aid in developing countries.


Unknown: Peter Hennessy

: Rich Pickings

Six programmes in which Rosemary Leach and Michael Fitzgerald read poetry and prose about the weather.
4: Sun
Producer Julia Gillett


Unknown: Rosemary Leach
Unknown: Michael Fitzgerald
Producer: Julia Gillett

: Coastline

NEW A three-part
coastal journey with Cliff Michelmore from the South Gare at the mouth of the River
Tees to Whitby in North Yorkshire.
Producer Anthony Smith. Stereo


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Producer: Anthony Smith.

: Great Lift Journeys

A six-part series in which Steven Wells looks at life from inside a lift.
2: A Victorian hotel in
Manchester where an LA heavy metal band has just checked in. Producer David Haggie. Stereo


Unknown: Steven Wells
Producer: David Haggie.

: News

: The Village

An eight-part series following the day-to-day triumphs and tragedies of a small rural community. 3: News of Kevin's crucial job interview, and Brian makes his bell-ringing debut. With Nigel Farrell.


Unknown: Nigel Farrell.

: Europhlle

: The Root of the Matter

reports on key issues from the perspectives of the men and women most affected by them. With Haig Gordon. Producer Sue Davies


Unknown: Haig Gordon.
Producer: Sue Davies

: Bookshelf

Barbara Ehrenreich discusses her essays on American politics and culture. Plus David Hare 's views on British theatre, and a new thriller from Michael Dibdin.
Presented by Nigel Forde.


Unknown: Barbara Ehrenreich
Unknown: David Hare
Unknown: Michael Dibdin.
Presented By: Nigel Forde.

: The Scarman Report

Lord Scarman chairs a five-part inquiry into the future of the British police service. 4: One Rotten Apple
How can the police cope with loss of confidence caused by notorious police malpractice? Does the public have confidence in the complaints procedure? Serving police officers, lawyers, politicians, academics and the public present their evidence. With Gerry Northam. Reporter Julia Sharp. Producer Anne Reevell


Unknown: Gerry Northam.
Reporter: Julia Sharp.
Producer: Anne Reevell

: Treasure Islands

with Michael Rosen.
Distinguished educationalist Margaret Meek discusses her ideas on literacy with schools inspector Lyn Watkins.


Unknown: Michael Rosen.
Unknown: Margaret Meek
Unknown: Lyn Watkins.

: The Natural History Programme

Fergus Keeling reports on the wildlife scene.

: News

: Manna to Microwave

Six programmes in which Madhur Jaffrey examines how the food and cookery of different cultures and civilizations have developed over 6,000 years.
1: Food and Religion Additional music:
Steven Faux.
Producer Jenny Lo. Stereo


Unknown: Madhur Jaffrey
Unknown: Steven Faux.
Producer: Jenny Lo.

: In Committee

Presented by Tim Fenton. Producer Chartes Sigler


Presented By: Tim Fenton.
Producer: Chartes Sigler

: Seeds of Faith

The Shadow of the Galilean
John Rackley considers how four 20th-century authors have depicted the life of Jesus, and their impact on his faith. In the second of four programmes, he looks at The Big Fisherman by Lloyd C Douglas. Producer Juli Wills. Stereo


Unknown: John Rackley
Producer: Juli Wills.

: Before the Ending of the Day

The late evening Office of Compline. Stereo

: 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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