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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev Elfed ap Nefydd Roberts.


Unknown: Nefydd Roberts.

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Peter Hobday.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Jonathan Fryer.


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Jonathan Fryer.

: An Indian Summer

by James Cameron. Part 5.


Unknown: James Cameron.

: News

: Midweek

with Libby Purves. Guest interview by Brian Hayes. Producer Bridget Osbome


Unknown: Libby Purves.
Unknown: Brian Hayes.
Producer: Bridget Osbome

: Best Behaviour

Is it polite to breastfeed in public? Should men open doors for women? In six programmes, Nigel Rees discusses such late
20th-century dilemmas and asks whether manners have changed. Producer Sallie Davies


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Producer: Sallie Davies

: Daily Service

Introit: Be Still and Know That I Am God; Awake, Our Souls, Away Our Fears! (St Petersburg,
BBC HB 300); Psalm 118, w 14-24; Matthew 17, w 14-21; All My Hope on God Is Founded
(Michael, BBC HB 299). With the BBC Singers, directed by Barry Rose.


Directed By: Barry Rose.

: am The Bible

Genesis. Part 3.

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray presents a literary celebration live from the Guildhall, Bath. With writers Maeve
Binchey, Andrew Davies and Fay Weldon.
Serial: Mansfield Park(3)


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Andrew Davies
Unknown: Fay Weldon.

: You and Yours

with Margaret Collins.


Unknown: Margaret Collins.

: Out of Order

Patrick Hannan chairs the last round of the political quiz. With MPs Julian Critchley and Austin
Mitchell and their guests. Producer Diane Messias. Stereo


Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Unknown: Julian Critchley
Producer: Diane Messias.

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Posters of Montmartre

Four plays by John Peacock based on the characters in Toulouse-Lautrec's posters. 1:
MayBelfort Bonnie Langford plays
May Belfort, the girl from Ireland who relied more on her beauty than her voice.
With Emma Gregory , Terence Edmond , Peter Penry Jones , and Bertie the dog.
Music by Stephen Warbeck. Director Jane Morgan. Stereo


Unknown: John Peacock
Unknown: Maybelfort Bonnie Langford
Unknown: Emma Gregory
Unknown: Terence Edmond
Unknown: Peter Penry Jones
Music By: Stephen Warbeck.
Director: Jane Morgan.
May Milton: Jane Whittenshaw
Michael Donovan: Charles Simpson
Footitt: Dermot Crowley
Angel: Alice Arnold
MmeBaron: Irene Sutcliffe
Pujol: Eric Allan

: Treasure Islands

The return of the series focusing on children's literature. Today, Michael Rosen talks to novelist Gillian Cross , winner of the Carnegie medal for children's fiction.
Producer Jill Burridge


Talks: Michael Rosen
Unknown: Gillian Cross
Producer: Jill Burridge

: Relative Values

: Encounters

Six programmes in which
Christopher Cook delves into the BBC Sound Archives to discover something of the great figures of the past. Producer John Knight


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Producer: John Knight

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Mark Steyn 's guests include film directors Mel Brooks and Roger Corman ; new films under review are Trustand Stepping Out with Liza Minnelli ; and film composer Simon Boswell plays his Kaleidoscope commission.
Producer John Goudie. Stereo


Unknown: Mark Steyn
Directors: Mel Brooks
Directors: Roger Corman
Unknown: Liza Minnelli
Unknown: Simon Boswell
Producer: John Goudie.

: Short Story

The Giant
Set in rural Ireland in the 50s, Brian Friel 's tale is of a curious but touching friendship between three patients in a local hospital. Read by Ian McElhinney. Producer Pam Brighton


Unknown: Brian Friel
Read By: Ian McElhinney.
Producer: Pam Brighton

: PM

with Hugh Sykes and Wendy Austin.


Unknown: Hugh Sykes
Unknown: Wendy Austin.

: News

: The Archers

A surprise is in store for the 'birthday boy'.

: Face the Facts

John Waite investigates. Editor Graham Ellis
0 WRITE to: Face theFacts, BBC, Broadcasting House. London W 1 A 1AA


Unknown: John Waite
Editor: Graham Ellis

: All In the Mind

: What Price Elephants?

On the borders of Zimbabwe's national parks, there's no love lost between the local people and the wild animals that destroy crops and lives. Operation Campfire is an attempt to improve this relationship and benefit both man and beast. But the way the wildlife is 'utilised' raises practical difficulties, as well as provoking heated moral debate. Producer Mick Webb


Producer: Mick Webb

: In Business

Daddy Breaks
Studies of the strain on working women are now looking at the stress on working men. Should men follow a work pattern which demands long hours away from their family, particularly when their children are young? And who is going to pay for it? Producer Colin Wilde


Producer: Colin Wilde

: Joining the Cubs

Six programmes in which journalists remember the first faltering steps they took in their careers.
1: Better than Working
On vacation from university, Obseroereditor Donald
Trelford sees an advert in a window for a reporter on his local paper. Within a month he is Chief Reporter, wondering how to explain that he has to return to college after the 'vac' ... Producer Caroline Adams


Unknown: Obseroereditor Donald
Producer: Caroline Adams

: Kaleidoscope

: The Financial World Tonight

Presented by Roger White. Stereo


Presented By: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

Presented by Alexander MacLeod.


Presented By: Alexander MacLeod.

: A Book at Bedtime

Story Poems (8) Stereo

: pmThe Bicycle-Clipped Misanthropist

For 30 years until his death in 1985, Philip Larkin was Librarian of Hull University and the big cheese of English poetry. Over the years, he cultivated the image of a curmudgeonly recluse. But long-standing friends and colleagues tell a different tale.
Producer Alastair Wilson


Unknown: Philip Larkin
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: The Birth of Europe

The Revolution That
Was Caused by Sheep Seven thousand years before Christ, in Greece, Europeans saw a very strange sight for the first time - sheep. Also, wheat and barley and goats. In the second of five programmes,
Peter France traces the first arrival of farming and follows its progress from Greece to the Orkneys. Producer Mary Colwell


Unknown: Peter France
Producer: Mary Colwell

: 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.

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