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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev John Morgan.


Unknown: John Morgan.

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Peter Hobday.
Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rev
Dr John Newton.


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Dr John Newton.

: The Old Left

by Daniel Menaker. 6: Vigils. Stereo


Unknown: Daniel Menaker.

: News

: Call Nick Ross:

[number removed]
Your chance to talk to Nick Ross and his guests on an issue of the moment. Producer Nick Utechin e LINES OPEN from 8.00am


Unknown: Nick Ross
Producer: Nick Utechin

: The House

The third of eight political dramas by Christopher Lee. 'Look what happened in the Chamber today.Juliet. You had Dougal Baxter dribbling and choking. Of course the PM hadn't consulted him about the new policy adviser. We knew that. But you were the one who put him on the spot.' Resignation is on the cards ... unless Dougal's counter-plot pays off. Producer Neil Cargill. Stereo


Unknown: Christopher Lee.
Unknown: Dougal Baxter
Producer: Neil Cargill.
Charles Bannister: Julian Glover
Dougal Baxter: Peter Kelly
Mary Bannister: Isla Blair
Henry Colville: Christopher Benjamin
Juliet Cameron: Siobhan Redmond
Rose: Sheila Reid
Arthur: James Garbutt
Polly: Ruth Gemmell
Denis Wigton: David Ryall
Speaker: Terence Edmond

: Daily Service

Reading: II Corinthians 9, w6-15.
Director of Music
Graham Elliott.


Unknown: Graham Elliott.

: The Bible

Genesis. Part 12.

: Woman's Hour

The Duchess of York tells Jenni Murray of the strange coincidences that link her to Queen Victoria. Serial: Mansfield Park(12)


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: All in the Mind

Professor Anthony Clare presents the weekly magazine devoted to matters of the mind. Editor Michael Ember


Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare
Editor: Michael Ember

: You and Yours

with Debbie Thrower.


Unknown: Debbie Thrower.

: Monk's Hood

A five-part dramatisation of Ellis Peters 's novel. 2: The Inheritance
Narrator Michael Hordern.
Dramatised by Bert Coules
Producer Lissa Evans. Stereo


Unknown: Ellis Peters
Narrator: Michael Hordern.
Dramatised By: Bert Coules
Producer: Lissa Evans.
Brother Cadfael: Philip Madoc
Sergeant: Ian Hogg
Richildis Bonel: Pat Heywood
Prior Robert: Geoffrey Whitehead
Brother Mark: Ian Targett
Aldith: Jane Whittenshaw
Edwy Bellecote: Stephen Garlick
Edwin Gurney: Richard Pearce
Meurig: Kenneth Price

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: Thirty. Minute Theatre

The Hermit and the Lady Fountainsfont Abbey is a romantic ruin and park, owned by Ronald de Gaunt. But his guided tours go awry when his fake hermit becomes love-sick.
Written by Dorothy Osbome.
Director Richard Wortley. Stereo


Written By: Dorothy Osbome.
Director: Richard Wortley.
Giles: Dale Rapley
lucy: Jane Slavin
Ronald: Timothy Carlton

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

Conducting may look easy, but there's much more to it than meets the eye. Colin Metters and Brian Wright teach many young conductors, and they talk to Richard Baker about the tricks of the trade.
Producer Michael Emery. Stereo


Unknown: Colin Metters
Unknown: Brian Wright
Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Michael Emery.

: Tuesday Lives

Every person has a story. Joanna Buchan returns with more riveting tales from all walks of life.
Producer Simon Elmes. Stereo


Unknown: Joanna Buchan
Producer: Simon Elmes.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan discovers a cornucopia of new words, reviews Paradise News, the latest novel by David Lodge , and reports on the opening night of Waiting for Godot, with Adrian Edmondson and Rik Mayall. Producer Nicki Paxman. Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.30pm)


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Novel By: David Lodge
Unknown: Adrian Edmondson
Unknown: Rik Mayall.
Producer: Nicki Paxman.

: Short Story

2: Slaves to the Mushroom
'The floor was awash with suds and stalks and bits of mushroom. The crumbly dark compost smelled of mildew and nothing worse, but Sylvia imagined it was shovelled out from battery houses where chickens were kept in cruel and grotesque captivity. It wasn't unlike this place, she thought.'

: PM

Presented by Valerie Singleton.


Presented By: Valerie Singleton.

: Trivia Test Match

from Brook Cricket Club, Surrey, Brianjohnston umpires another test of wit and general knowledge. Captains Tim Rice and Willie Rushton with Stephen Fry and Rachael Heyhoe Flint.
Producer Jon Magnusson. Stereo


Unknown: Tim Rice
Unknown: Willie Rushton
Unknown: Stephen Fry
Unknown: Rachael Heyhoe Flint.
Producer: Jon Magnusson.

: News

: The Archers

Phil gets a call from The Echo.

: Relative Values

Four programmes in which Michael O'Donnell explores shifting social attitudes through the lives of different families.
3: Pat and Judith met at college and began a friendship which seemed unlikely at the time.
Pat preferred a quiet, independent life-style, Judith was gregarious, and loved children. Thirty years on, they're still together - and bringing up two teenage girls.
Producer Sharon Banoff. Stereo


Unknown: Michael O'Donnell
Producer: Sharon Banoff.

: Science Now

: Present Voices, Past Words

Six writers talk to
Christopher Bigsby about the novel that has pride of place on their bookshelves. 3: Margaret Atwood and A Jest of God by Margaret Laurence.
Reader Margaret Robertson. Producer John Theocharis. Stereo


Unknown: Christopher Bigsby
Unknown: Margaret Atwood
Reader: Margaret Laurence.
Reader: Margaret Robertson.
Producer: John Theocharis.

: In Touch

How will blind children and their families be affected by the Children Act? Peter White reports. Producer Thena Heshel
0 QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: tel 07 1 -[number removed]between
9.30pm and 10.30


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Thena Heshel

: Kaleidoscope

Stereo (Reused repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod.


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod.

: A Book at Bedtime

Turning Back the Sun by Colin Thubron. Part 7.


Unknown: Colin Thubron.

: A Taste of....

In the first of four programmes on languages, Ray Gosling looks at the origins of 'kitchen Dutch' and discovers whether, in a rapidly changing Republic of South Africa, Afrikaans will survive. With Hildegard Reid (nee Botha), Nizam Hussein , Nhlanhla Maake and Isabel Hofmeyer. Producer Jenny Lo


Unknown: Ray Gosling
Unknown: Hildegard Reid
Unknown: Nizam Hussein
Unknown: Nhlanhla Maake
Unknown: Isabel Hofmeyer.
Producer: Jenny Lo

: Back to the Delta

In the fourth of five programmes on the traditional jazz revival in Britain, Alyn Shipton surveys bands and musicians from various areas of the country. Producer Derek Drescher
(First broadcast on Radio 3)


Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Producer: Derek Drescher

: 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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