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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev
Vivienne Faull.

: Today

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


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

: News

: Desert Island Discs

with guest A S Byatt.

: The Village

The real-life everyday stories of the folk of Bentley in Hampshire.
5: Fundraising begins in earnest for the church bell-tower, and the community hears sad news from Glade Farm. Presenter Nigel Farrell. Producer Chris Paling


Presenter: Nigel Farrell.

: Special Assignment

Producers Carole Lacey and Howard Rogers


Producers: Carole Lacey
Producers: Howard Rogers

: Morning Story

A Lost Sheep by Liam Donnelly.
Gerry drives a black cab in West Belfast. He thinks he's being hijacked by a dangerous paramilitary, when the situation explodes with hugely comic results.
Read by Lalor Roddy. Producer Pam Brighton


Unknown: Liam Donnelly.
Read By: Lalor Roddy.

: Daily Service

We Have a Gospel to
Proclaim (Fulda, BP 94); II Corinthians 4, w 5-15; King of Glory, King of Peace (Walford Davies ); Lord, Thy Church on Earth Is Seeking (Everton, BP 55). Director of Music
Jonathan Rennert. Stereo


Unknown: Walford Davies
Unknown: Jonathan Rennert.

: from 11.27 Friday Lives

Joanna Buchan introduces riveting tales from all walks of life.
This week's theme is the world of children.
Producers Fiona Couper and Mark Savage. Stereo


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

: The Gulf War Welcome Home Parade

Four months after the liberation of Kuwait and the subsequent withdrawal of allied forces from Iraq, the Lord Mayor and Corporation of the City of London stage a 'welcome home' reception at the Guildhall. HM The Queen and HRH Prince Philip will join the Lord Mayor, Sir Alexander Graham , to take the salute in a march-past at Mansion House, while aircraft of the Royal Air Force and the Army Air Corps fly overhead. Jonathan Dimbleby describes the scene outside Mansion House, with Defence Correspondent Mark Laity and commentator Julian Tutt. Producer David France. Stereo • FEATURE: page 7


Unknown: Sir Alexander Graham
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Commentator: Julian Tutt.
Producer: David France.

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard.


Presented By: John Howard.

: Magic Moments

Nigel Fountain with a five-part series exploring the origins of popular cultural phenomena. 1: You Want to Bet? The 1960 Betting and Gaming Act dissolved a shady world of street-corner betting and bookies' runners, and paved the way for casinos, newspaper bingo, high-street betting offices and amusement arcades.
The new industry profited ... but did society?
Producer Wendy Pilmer


Unknown: Nigel Fountain
Producer: Wendy Pilmer

: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke.


Presented By: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

from Newcastle.
Introduced by Christa Ackroyd.
Serial: The Stand-in (12)


Introduced By: Christa Ackroyd.

: Classic Serial

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
The last part of Victor Hugo 's tale of doomed love and the fear of sorcery.
The Little Shoe
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: Dermot Crowley
Quasimodo: Jack Klaff
Esmeralda: Emily Morgan
Dom Claude Frollo: Nigel Terry
Jehan Frollo: Ian Michie
Clopin: Joe Dunlop
Recluse: Joan Matheson
Hangman: Simon Cuff
Serjeant: Peter Craze
Soldier: Ian Targett
Commander: Ken Cumberlidge

: News

: Fourth Column

Simon Hoggart and his team of fellow columnists throw caution to the winds in an unusually courageous look at life. No subject is too big or too dangerous on this, the anniversary of the first Victoria Cross.
Producer Brian King


Unknown: Simon Hoggart

: Kaleidoscope

Natalie Wheen experiences new South African art in Birmingham; a theatrical Fishing Trip in Croydon; and a first recording of the Mass of 1891 by the redoubtable
Victorian composer Dame Ethel Smyth.
Producer Kate Wilkinson. Stereo


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Unknown: Dame Ethel Smyth.
Producer: Kate Wilkinson.

: PM

with Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Six O'Clock News

and Financial Report

: Going Places

with Janet Trewin. Producer Jill Thomas


Unknown: Janet Trewin.
Producer: Jill Thomas

: News

: The Archers

It's time for Mike to tell Cameron just what he feels.
Written by Sally Wainwright


Written By: Sally Wainwright
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Graeme Kirk
Shula: Judy Bennett
David: Timothy Bentinck
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Tony: Colin Skipp
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Jack: Arnold Peters
Peggy: June Spencer
Nelson: Jack May
Sid: Alan Devereux
Lucy: Tracy-Jane White
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Mike: Terry Molloy
Betty: Pamela Craig
Cameron: Delaval Astley
Lynda: Carole Boyd

: Pick of the Week

Chris Serle 's choice of BBC radio and television.
Producer Noah Richler. Stereo


Unknown: Chris Serle
Producer: Noah Richler.

: Any Questions?

This week's panel:
Professor Akbar Ahmed , Iqbal Fellow and Fellow of Selwyn College, Cambridge;
Molly Meacher , Director, the Campaign for Work;
Gillian Shephard , MP, Minister of State at the Treasury; and Ken Livingstone , MP.
From Loughborough. Chairman
Jonathan Dimbleby. Producer Anna Carragher


Unknown: Professor Akbar Ahmed
Unknown: Molly Meacher
Unknown: Gillian Shephard
Unknown: Ken Livingstone
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Anna Carragher

: Law in Action

NEW Marcel Berlins returns with his weekly look at developments in the law. Producer Sallie Davies


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Sallie Davies

: Kaleidoscope


: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig. Stereo


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: A Book at Bedtime

Age of Iron byj M Coetzee. Part 5.

: Week Ending

A look back at the week's news with Bill Wallis ,
Sally Grace , Royce Mills and Paul Shearer.
Producer Paul Schlesinger Stereo


Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Royce Mills
Unknown: Paul Shearer.
Producer: Paul Schlesinger

: The Financial Week

with Heather Payton. Stereo


Unknown: 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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