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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev Elfed ap Nefydd Roberts. Stereo


Unknown: Nefydd Roberts.

: Today

with John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rev
Dr Donald English.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Dr Donald English.

: An Indian Summer

by James Cameron. Part 7.


Unknown: James Cameron.

: News

: The Village

Nigel Farrell presents the real-life dramas of a small
Hampshire rural community in eight programmes.
2: Why was Paul called away from the pub last night? Producer Chris Paling


Unknown: Nigel Farrell

: Daily Service

O Lord, We Long to See Your Face (Surrey); John 20,24-31; Blest Are the Pure in Heart (L. Olive); Now Is Eternal Life (Christchurch). Director of Music Leslie Olive.


Music: Leslie Olive.

: Homeward Bound

Four programmes in which Harry Thompson explores the way it was for women. 1: OneforBunny The good old husband-hunting days. Reader Clare Beck. Producer Jacqueline Smith. Stereo


Unknown: Harry Thompson
Reader: Clare Beck.
Producer: Jacqueline Smith.

: The Bible

Genesis. Part 5.

: Woman's Hour

Anita Roddick tells Jenni Murray how ethics can be compatible with business success. Plus music from
Nina Simone , and Alice Furlaud snaps at the ankles of Jacques Chirac worrying about stray mongrels in the streets of Paris.
Serial: Mansfield Park (5)


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Nina Simone
Unknown: Alice Furlaud
Unknown: Jacques Chirac

: The Natural History Programme

withjessica Holm. Producer Grant Sonnex


Producer: Grant Sonnex

: You and Yours

with John Howard.


Unknown: John Howard.

: The Food Programme

Ireland produces some of the finest produce in the world yet her beef and butter languish in ever-growing EC food mountains. In the first of the new series,
Derek Cooper investigates why superb ingredients have failed to materialise into a great gastronomic heritage. Producer Marie Helly


Unknown: Derek Cooper
Producer: Marie Helly

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: Classic Serial

The Personal History of David Copperfield Charles Dickens 's novel dramatised in ten parts. 1: 1 Fall into Disgrace


Unknown: David Copperfield
Unknown: Charles Dickens

: Special Assignment

Producers Carole Lacey and Howard Rogers


Producers: Carole Lacey
Producers: Howard Rogers

: Bookshelf

In the first of the new series, JG Ballard talks about his new novel The Kindness of Women. Nigel Forde also meets Isabel Colegate whose novel The Summer of the Royal Visit also explores the retelling of history, and he strolls up to Lord's to discover the contents of Brian Johnston 's bookshelf. ProducerSally Marmion


Unknown: Nigel Forde
Unknown: Brian Johnston

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Tim Marlow talks to artist John Bellany about his latest work and about the paintings of Pablo Picasso , whose early life is revealed in the new biography by John. Richardson London 's Holland Park is transformed into a Japanese Kyoto garden; Judy Meewezen reports on a film which tells the truth about life in an Indian restaurant; and a last chance to win a Kaleidoscope kaleidoscope. Producer Hamish Mykura. Stereo


Talks: Tim Marlow
Artist: John Bellany
Unknown: Pablo Picasso
Unknown: John. Richardson
Unknown: Japanese Kyoto
Unknown: Judy Meewezen
Producer: Hamish Mykura.

: Short Story

The Punishment of Luxury
Michael Carson 's tale asks: what if the Dark Green Party got into power? Britain would never be the same.
Read by Bob Peck.
Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Michael Carson
Read By: Bob Peck.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: PM

with Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: September Song

A humorous and moving exploration of middle age, written in seven parts byKenBlakeson.
4: The Ancient of Days
Billy makes a hit with a new audience. Ted makes a hit with Jenny.
Additional material by Tom Mennard.
With the Salvation Army
Band and Choir, Grosvenor Street Citadel, Manchester. Director Susan Hogg. Stereo


Unknown: Tom Mennard.
Director: Susan Hogg.
Billy Balsam: Geoff Hinsuff
Ted Fenwick: James Greene
Jenny: Julia Ford
Cilla: Lynda Rooke
Susie: Emma Belton
Ziggy (MC): Christopher Campbell
Policemen: Paul Codman
Policemen: James Quinn

: News

: The Archers

A wonderful surprise for Tom and Pru.
Written by Louise Page


Written By: Louise Page
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Shula: Judy Bennett
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Tony: Colin Skipp
Christine: Lesley Saweard
George: Graham Roberts
Tom: Bob Arnold
Jack: Arnold Peters
Peggy: June Spencer
Katky: Hedli Niklaus
Martha: Mollie Harris
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalinda Oams
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Betty: Pamela Craig
Caroline: Sara Coward
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Robin Stokes: Tim Meats

: Pick of the Week

with Chris Serle.
Producer Matt Thompson. Stereo


Unknown: Chris Serle.
Producer: Matt Thompson.

: Any Questions?

The panel includes: Margaret Hodge ,
Leader of the London
Borough of Islington; and Sue Slipman , Director, the National Council for One Parent Families.
From Telford, Shropshire. Chairman
Jonathan Dimbleby. Producer Anna Carragher


Leader: Margaret Hodge
Leader: Sue Slipman
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Anna Carragher

: Stop Press

with Geoffrey Goodman. Producer Jane Beresford


Unknown: Geoffrey Goodman.
Producer: Jane Beresford

: Kaleidoscope

A Gathering of Architects The first architecture
Biennale in Venice.

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw.


Unknown: Richard Kershaw.

: A Book at Bedtime

Story Poems The final poem.

: Week Ending

A look back at the week's news. With David Tate , Bill Wallis , Sally Grace and Brian Bowles.
Producer Jon Magnusson. Stereo


Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Brian Bowles.
Producer: Jon Magnusson.

: The Financial Week

with Heather Payton. Stereo


Unknown: Heather Payton.

: John Pilger

reflects on four corners of the world which have caught his journalist's eye and his conscience.
3: The Miners of Murton 'I like miners; my own family were miners, and I like their pride, and their courage and their black humour.'
Producer Simon Elmes


Producer: Simon Elmes

: 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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