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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Rev Alun Evans.


Unknown: Rev Alun Evans.

: Today

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


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Richard Harries.

: News

: Desert Island Discs


: The Village

The day-to-day triumphs and tragedies of a small
Hampshire rural community. 4: Denise's sister arrives on her first trip home from Australia in four years. Presented by Nigel Farrell. Producer Chris Paling


Presented By: Nigel Farrell.
Producer: Chris Paling

: Special Assignment

with BBC correspondents at home and abroad. Producers Carote Lacey and Howard Rogers


Producers: Carote Lacey

: Morning Story

Joey by Robert Dodds. A relaxing country cottage proves the perfect rest cure for a workaholic computer expert until he encounters one of nature's most unusual species. Read by John Shedden. Producer Bruce Young


Unknown: Robert Dodds.
Read By: John Shedden.

: Daily Service

Be Thou My Vision
(Slane, BBC HB 316); Matthew 10, w 1-16;
Thuma Mina (Send me, Lord); Rejoice, Rejoice, Christ is in You
(G Kendrick).
Director of Music
Noel Tredinnick


Unknown: Thuma Mina

: Friday Lives

Every person has a story ...
Joanna Buchan introduces riveting tales from all walks of life.
Producers Fiona Couper and Mark Savage. Stereo


Introduces: Joanna Buchan
Producers: Fiona Couper
Producers: Mark Savage.

: You and Yours

with John Howard.


Unknown: John Howard.

: The Food Programme

Presented by Derek Cooper.
Pesticides and poultry, fast food and foie gras ... the show that investigates the good, the bad and the tasteless.
Producers Sheila Dillon and Marie Helly


Presented By: Derek Cooper.
Producers: Sheila Dillon
Producers: Marie Helly

: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke.


Presented By: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Should women be paid for housework? Or should men do it all? How much is the battle against dust and dirt a matter of sexual politics? Join Anne Brown for a special programme from Birmingham.
Serial: The Stand-in (7)


Unknown: Anne Brown

: Classic Serial

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Victor Hugo 's tale of doomed love and the fear of sorcery, in five parts. 4: Sanctuary!
Music by Philip Pickett , Tom Finucane and Stephen Henderson. Dramatised by Catherine L Czerkawska
Director Marilyn Imrie. Stereo


Unknown: Victor Hugo
Music By: Philip Pickett
Music By: Tom Finucane
Music By: Stephen Henderson.
Director: Marilyn Imrie.
Phoebus: Christopher Bowen
Pierre Gringoire: Oermot Crowley
Quasimodo: Jack Klaff
Esmeralda: Emily Morgan
Dom Claude Fro/to: Nigel Terry
Jehan Frollo: Ian Michie
President of Court: Geoffrey Whitehead
Charmolue: Philip Sully
Torturer: Simon Cuff
The recluse: Joan Matheson
FleurdeLys: Zelah Clarke
Old woman: Eva Stuart

: News

: Fourth Column

Simon Hoggart attempts to keep his surly crew of columnists in order on this, the anniversary of Captain Bligh's safe arrival on land after being cast adrift from the Bounty. A mutinous look at life is guaranteed. Producer Brian King


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Producer: Brian King

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan is at the first night of the National Theatre production of John Webster 's, The White Devil, and discusses the major exhibition of the paintings of John Constable at the Tate Gallery.
Producer Adrian Washbourne


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: John Webster
Unknown: John Constable
Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: PM

Presented by Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.


Presented By: Frank Partridge
Presented By: Hugh Sykes.

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Going Places

This week the transport magazine programme comes from the Paris Air
Show. Presented by Janet Trewin with Sean Maffett.
Producer Jill Thomas


Presented By: Janet Trewin
Unknown: Sean Maffett.
Producer: Jill Thomas

: News

: The Archers

Betty demonstrates her inner strength.
Written by Paul Burns
Write to: Archers Addicts Fan Club, [address removed] - enclosing an sae


Written by: Paul Burns
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Graeme Kirk
Shula: Judy Bennett
Mark: Richard Derrington
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Jack: Arnold Peters
Peggy: June Spencer
Nelson: Jack May
Sid: Alan Devereux
Martha: Mollie Harris
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Sharon: Celia Nelson
Mike: Terry Molloy
Betty: Pamela Craig
Cameron: Delaval Astley
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Bert: Roger Hume
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Thorkil: Andrew Wincott
Jason: Brian Miller

: Pick of the Week

Chris Serle presents his selection of extracts from
BBC radio and television over the past seven days. Producer Cathy Drysdale


Unknown: Chris Serle
Producer: Cathy Drysdale

: Any Questions?

This week's panel: Glenda Jackson , prospective
Parliamentary Candidate for the Labour Party; Sally O'Sullivan ,
Editor, Harpers & Queen; Michael Portillo , MP, Minister of State at the Department of the Environment;
Peter Vaughan ,
Director, Swan Hunter Shipbuilding and Engineering.
From Southampton. Chairman
Jonathan Dimbleby. Producer Anna Carragher


Unknown: Glenda Jackson
Unknown: Sally O'Sullivan
Unknown: Michael Portillo
Unknown: Peter Vaughan
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Anna Carragher

: Stop Press

Peter Fiddick presents a personal look at the week's press and the newspaper business. Producer Andrew Denwood


Unknown: Peter Fiddick
Producer: Andrew Denwood

: Kaleidoscope

Richard Cork compares the work of two British artists, both of them inspired by the land.
Constable caught the idyll of the English countryside at the beginning of the 19th century, in such pictures as The Hay
Wain, whereas in our own times Richard Long transfers his walks, and the stone and earth he finds on them, into the gallery.


Unknown: Richard Cork
Unknown: Richard Long

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig. Stereo


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: A Book at Bedtime

Fludd by Hilary Mantel. The final part.


Unknown: Hilary Mantel.

: Week Ending

A look back at the week's news with Bill Wallis ,
Sally Grace , David Tate and Brian Bowles.
Producer Paul Schlesinger
Stereo (Repeated tomorrow at


Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Brian Bowles.
Producer: Paul Schlesinger

: The Financial Week

with Heather Payton. Stereo


Unknown: Heather Payton.

: News

About this project

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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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