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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev
Gilbert Marcus.


Unknown: Gilbert Marcus.

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Dr David Cook.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Dr David Cook.

: News

: Opinion

Are you obsessed with your motor car, or are you just infuriated by everyone else's? In the second of four personalised documentaries, former racing driver Sir John Whitmore argues that we're heading into the pits unless we adopt a new attitude towards the car.
ProducerAnna Parkinson


Unknown: Sir John Whitmore

: A Glass of Blessings

A six-part adaptation of Barbara Pym 's novel. 5: The Fabergé Egg A time of turmoil. Spring is in the air and Wilmet meets Piers in the park. Wilf Bason has something to hide. Mary Beamish makes an amazing revelation. Producer Sioned Wiliam Stereo


Unknown: Barbara Pym
Unknown: Wilf Bason
Unknown: Mary Beamish
Producer: Sioned Wiliam
Wilmet Forsyth: Joanna David
Sybil: Mary Wimbush
Piers: Christopher Good
Rodney: Donald Gee
Fr Thames: John Mdffa Tt
Fr Bode: Geoffrey Matthews
Mary Beamish: Jane Knowles
Wilf Bason: William Simons
Miss Prideaux: Hilda Schroder
Rowena: Elizabeth Proud
Mr Coleman: Paul Copley
Keith: Iantargett
Fr Ransome: Michael Onslow

: The Bible

Leviticus, the third book of Moses. Introduced by Professor Keith Ward and read in five parts by Bernard Hill. 1: The Offerings.
Abridged by Donald Bancroft Director Tessa Kendall


Introduced By: Professor Keith Ward
Unknown: Bernard Hill.
Abridged By: Donald Bancroft
Director: Tessa Kendall

: Woman's Hour

withjenni Murray.
Serial: Saint Maybe (4)

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC correspondents from around the world take a sideways look at their host countries.
Producer GeoffSpink

: You and Yours

with Debbie Thrower.


Unknown: Debbie Thrower.

: Trivia Test Match


: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: Morris on the Somme

Mick Jones's unusual play blends music, fact and dream to tell the story of the Rowscott Morris: an Oxfordshire morris side who dance together, enlist together - and find themselves attacking together in the opening days of the Battle of the Somme.
Dances performed by the Wheatley Morris Men. Traditional music John Kirkpatrick.
Director Nigel Bryant. Stereo


Writer: Mick Jones
Music: John Kirkpatrick.
Director: Nigel Bryant
Harry: Ian Targett
Bumper: Richard Avery
Ginger: Martin Weedon
Jackie: Philip Weaver
Tom: Andrew Callaway
Wilfrid: Martin Hyder
Ma: Charlotte West-Oram
Granfer: Gerry Hinks
Stretcher bearer: David Holt
Stretcher bearer: Jonathan Wyatt

: Down Your Way

: Poetry Please!

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests with readers Denys Hawthorne and Adjoa Andoh and guest David Dabydeen. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC, Bnstol BS8 2LR


Introduces: Simon Rae
Readers: Denys Hawthorne
Unknown: David Dabydeen.
Producer: Susan Roberts.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Robert Dawson-Scott is at the first night of Alan Ayckboum 's The Revengers' Comedies starring
Griff Rhys Jones ; meets theatre director Mike Alfreds , currently setting off on a nationwide tour with his Cambridge Theatre Company; and visits the Manchester Art Gallery to experience the 50s.
Producer Nicki Paxman. Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.30pm)


Unknown: Robert Dawson-Scott
Unknown: Alan Ayckboum
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Director: Mike Alfreds
Producer: Nicki Paxman.

: Short Story

Shore Dances by George Mackay Brown. Friendly barter with a foreign ship leads to official disapproval in this island comedy - broadcast on the author's 70th birthday. Read by John Shedden. Producer Bruce Young


Unknown: George MacKay Brown.
Read By: John Shedden.
Producer: Bruce Young

: PM

with Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Bloopers

First of two programmes in which Jonathan Hewat presents a selection of out-takes, fluffs and gaffes. Producer Armando lannucci. Stereo


Unknown: Jonathan Hewat
Producer: Armando Lannucci.

: The Adventures of Superman

Ten epic stories.
9: Clark discovers his true identity -just as Metallo seeks him out.... With
jon Pertwee ,
Simon Treves and Shelley Thompson. Based on stories by John Byme and Dave Gibbons , published by and used under licence from DC
Comics Inc. Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.
Adapted, written and produced by Dirk Maggs. Stereo


Unknown: Jon Pertwee
Unknown: Simon Treves
Unknown: Shelley Thompson.
Stories By: John Byme
Stories By: Dave Gibbons
Unknown: Jerry Siegel
Unknown: Joe Shuster.
Produced By: Dirk Maggs.
Lex Luthor: William Hootkins
Lois Lane: Lorelei King
Superman: Stuart Milligan

: News

: The Archers

Mrs Antrobus finds her vocation.


Unknown: Mrs Antrobus

: j Four Seasons

In the third of four programmes, Phil Smith gets out and about to record the impact of autumn on everyday life. Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: Phil Smith
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Analysis

Not in Front of the Children
With the Children Act coming into force this week, David Walker asks: do public and politicians increasingly prefer to leave sensitive social policy to the professionals? ProducerFrank Smith


Unknown: David Walker

: Hearing Voices, Seeing Things

A six-part compilation of memories and voices.
5: Martyn Wiley walks the dog with Jim Marsden , councillor and socialist from Barnsley.
Producer Dave Sheasby. Stereo


Unknown: Martyn Wiley
Unknown: Jim Marsden
Producer: Dave Sheasby.

: Does He Take Sugar?

with Ted Harrison.
For disabled listeners.
Producer Marlene Pease • PH0NE:[number removed]
(Mon-Fri 10.00am-5.00pm) • WRITE to: Does He Take
Sugar?, BBCLondonWIA 1AA


Unknown: Ted Harrison.
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

Stereo (Revised repeat of4.O5pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw.


Unknown: Richard Kershaw.

: Booker at Bedtime

4: The Redundancy of Courage by Timothy Mo. Read by Terence Edmond.


Unknown: Timothy Mo.
Read By: Terence Edmond.

: Monk's Hood


: 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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