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: News Briefing

: The Farming Week

Producer Tim Finney


Producer: Tim Finney

: Prayer for the Day

with James Whitbourn.


Unknown: James Whitbourn.

: Today

with Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday.
7.20 Listeners' Letters
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Dr Pauline Webb.
Editor Philip Harding


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Dr Pauline Webb.
Editor: Philip Harding

: News

: Sport on 4

with Bryon Butler. Producer Gill Puisford


Unknown: Bryon Butler.
Producer: Gill Puisford

: Breakaway

Alaska - icebergs, the Klondike, a wilderness paradise of eskimos and polar bears, the Exxon Valdez oil slick, lonely salmon fishermen with shaggy beards ... Cliches? Ken Bruce and Martin Roberts set off to find out on an exploration of Alaska - from helicopter flights onto glaciers, to meeting the lonely-hearted oil men of Anchorage. Producer Sara Jane Hall
• WRITE to: [address removed]for factsheet
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Unknown: Ken Bruce
Unknown: Martin Roberts
Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: Loose Ends

with Ned Sherrin , and the likes of Robert Elms, Victoria Mather and The Men Who Know.
Producer Ian Gardhouse. Stereo


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Victoria Mather
Producer: Ian Gardhouse.

: The Week in Westminster

with Andrew Marr , Political Editor of The Economist.
Producer Dennis Sewell


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Producer: Dennis Sewell

: Europhile

Stephen Jessel presents a new series of the programme about the people of Europe. His first report comes from deep in the Romanian countryside. Editor JolyonMonson


Unknown: Stephen Jessel

: Money Box

with Louise Botting.
Producer Frances Macdonald


Unknown: Louise Botting.
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

The antidote to panel games returns. In the chair
Humphrey Lyttelton. With Willie Rushton ,
Barry Cryer , Tim Brooke-Taylor and Paul Merton. Piano Colin Sell.
Producer Jon Naismith. Stereo


Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton.
Unknown: Willie Rushton
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Piano: Paul Merton.
Producer: Jon Naismith.

: News

: Any Questions?

This week's panel:
Rt Hon John Smith , QC, MP; John Redwood , MP; Rt Hon Sir Leon Brittan , QC; and Thomas Kielinger.
From Brussels. Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby. and at 2.00pm
Any Answers? [number removed]with Jonathan Dimbleby. Producers Anna Carragher and Keith Jones
• LINES OPEN from 12.30pm


Unknown: John Smith
Unknown: John Redwood
Unknown: Sir Leon Brittan
Unknown: Thomas Kielinger.
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producers: Anna Carragher
Producers: Keith Jones

: Young Playwrights' Festival 1991

Craig Charles launches a season of new writing talent to be aired over the next 11 days. Directors Claire Grove and Sarah Taylor • DRAMA: page 8


Unknown: Craig Charles

: Young Playrights' Festival 1991

In the first play of this festival, Axe comes out of jail after five years to find Britain and his community changed. Culture, other than British, has been outlawed by the State, older generation immigrants have repatriated en masse. Within this context, a group of young second generation Asians survive as best they can.
Written by Parv Bancil.
Music Dominique Legendre. Director Frances Anne Solomon Stereo


Written By: Parv Bancil.
Music: Dominique Legendre.
Director: Frances Anne Solomon
Axe: Neeran Persaud
Misty: Rita Wolfe
Hunt: Antony Bunsee
Dil: Amardeep Kaushal
Sukh: Ravinder Gill
Ruby: Nina Wadia
Harb: Amerjit Deu
Rita: Cassie McFarlane

: The Litmus Test

with Michael Scott.
Panel: Chris Arme , Mike Lovell , Neil MacFarlane and David Hughes.
Producer Louise Dalziel. Stereo


Unknown: Michael Scott.
Unknown: Chris Arme
Unknown: Mike Lovell
Unknown: Neil MacFarlane
Unknown: David Hughes.
Producer: Louise Dalziel.

: Science Now

with Alun Lewis.
Producer Peter Croasdale


Unknown: Alun Lewis.
Producer: Peter Croasdale

: Cab

Larry Goldberg cruises
New York in the early hours; Dave and Phyllis Seymour remember a driven life in London; and members of the New York taxi drivers' union provide the chorus. Producers Piers Plowright and Adrian Quine. Stereo


Unknown: Larry Goldberg
Unknown: Phyllis Seymour
Producers: Piers Plowright
Producers: Adrian Quine.

: Fourth Column

with Simon Hoggart and friends.
Producer Brian King


Unknown: Simon Hoggart

: News

and Sports Round-Up

: Week Ending

with David Tate and Bill Wallis.


Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Bill Wallis.

: Stop the Week

with Robert Robinson.
Producer Michael Ember. Stereo


Unknown: Robert Robinson.
Producer: Michael Ember.

: Kaleidoscope

Drama in Budapest A couple of weeks ago,
Budapest played host to an international gathering of theatre companies. One of them was the British company Kaleidoscope
(no relation), fresh from a triumphant season at the Edinburgh Festival.
Kaleidoscope Theatre Company works with mentally handicapped young actors and volunteers from all walks of life, and this is the story of their Hungarian experience.
Producer Mike Greenwood. Stereo


Producer: Mike Greenwood.

: Classic Serial: The Personal History of David Copperfield: 6: The Beginning of a Long Journey

A ten-part dramatisation of Charles Dickens's novel.

David has met and fallen in love with Dora Spenlow. Uriah Heep confides in him that he loves Agnes Wickfield, and hopes to marry her.
Dramatised by Betty Davies


Writer: Charles Dickens
Dramatised by: Betty Davies
Director: Marilyn Imrie
David Copperfield: Gary Cady
Betsey Trotwood: Miriam Margolyes
Mr Dick: David Bamber
Peggotty: Maggie McCarthy
Mr Peggotty: David Burke
Ham Peggotty: Timothy Spall
Emily: Joanna Myers
Mrs Gummidge: Mary Wimbush
Uriah Heep: Phil Daniels
Dora: Maria Miles
Mr Murdstone: John Moffatt
David, as a boy: Nicholas Gatt
Steerforth: Andrew Wincott
Mrs Steerforth: Irene Sutcllffe
Rosa Dartle: Jenny Howe
Agnes: Jane Whittenshaw
Mr Wickfield: Timothy Bateson
Traddles: Mark Straker
Barkis: Terence Edmond
Omer: Peter Tuddenham
Mr Spenlow: Peter Penry Jones
Jip/Beggar: Ronald Herdman
Julia Mills: Oona Beeson
Mrs Crupp: Pauline Letts
Jorkins: Timothy Carlton
Clerk: David Bannerman
Red Whisker: David Bannerman
Girl: Siriol Jenkins
Girl's mother: Ann Windsor

: Conversations with Historians

John Miller talks to six eminent historians.
5: Christopher Hill , former Master of Balliol College, Oxford, and an authority on the English Civil War.


Talks: John Miller
Unknown: Christopher Hill

: Music in Mind

Presented by Brian Kay.
Producer Sarah Devonald. Stereo


Presented By: Brian Kay.
Producer: Sarah Devonald.

: Ten to Ten

led by the Rev David Hutt. Stereo


Unknown: David Hutt.

: News

: Young Playwrights' Festival 1991

Wholly Writ! A Cabaret....
Heralding the festival and 11 days of new writing.
With Logan Murray , Two Girls What Sing, Owen Williamson , Stormy
Webber, Mark Lamarr. Lemn Sissay , Secret
Society, Sue Beard, Julian Dutton , Henry Naylor and Andy Parsons.
Producer Clive Brill. Stereo


Unknown: Logan Murray
Unknown: Owen Williamson
Unknown: Mark Lamarr.
Unknown: Lemn Sissay
Unknown: Julian Dutton
Unknown: Henry Naylor
Unknown: Andy Parsons.
Producer: Clive Brill.

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

with harpists Osian Ellis and Susan Drake.
Producer Michael Emery


Harpists: Osian Ellis
Harpists: Susan Drake.
Producer: Michael Emery

: Dear Diary

Eight programmes in which
Simon Brett explores diaries of the famous and not-so-famous.


Unknown: Simon Brett

: 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.

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