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: News Briefing

: The Farming Week

Producer Tim Finney


Producer: Tim Finney

: Prayer for the Day

with James Whitboum.


Unknown: James Whitboum.

: 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.
Editof Philip Harding


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

: News

: Sport on 4

with Bryon Butler. Producer Gill Pulsford


Unknown: Bryon Butler.
Producer: Gill Pulsford

: Breakaway

with Ken Bruce.
First of two programmes on New Zealand.
Producer Sara Jane Hall
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Unknown: Ken Bruce.
Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: Loose Ends

with Ned Sherrin , and the likes of Arthur Smith , Emma Freud and John Walters. Producer Alison Vernon-Smith Stereo


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Arthur Smith
Unknown: Emma Freud
Unknown: John Walters.

: The Week In Westminster

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


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Producer: Dennis Sewell

: Europhile

Stephen Jessel presents the magazine programme that meets the people of Europe.
Editor Jolyon Monson


Unknown: Stephen Jessel
Editor: Jolyon Monson

: 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. 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?

Panel: Tony Banks , MP; Jocelyn Barrow ; Alison Norman ; and Rt Hon John Patten , MP.
From Swindon. Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby. and at 2.00pm
Any Answers?
071.[number removed]withjonathan Dimbleby. Producers Anna Carragher and John Watkins
• LINES OPEN from 12.30pm


Unknown: Tony Banks
Unknown: Jocelyn Barrow
Unknown: Alison Norman
Unknown: John Patten
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producers: Anna Carragher

: Young Playwrights' Festival 1991

Onward and Upward
The perfect betting scam looks as if it's a "beaten docket" until a late runner changes the course of events. Written by Kevin McGee.
Director EoinO'Callaghan. Stereo


Written By: Kevin McGee.
Eugene: Eamonn Hunt
Donal: Bj Hogg
Mrs Cook: Grainne McCann
Mr Cook: Noel McGee
Jonathan: Robert Patterson

: The Snow Queen

Tony and Kay split up, and in the icy depths of winter Tony discovers why his heart seems frozen too.
A contemporary fairy tale by Andrew Gregory.
Director Alison Hindell. Stereo and at 3.45
We Expect Respect
The last in a series of short stories by young writers. While waiting for the last tube, a white man forces a black girl into a conversation that torments them both; every word is a minefield yet the right words could shatter barriers.
Written by Trish Cooke. Read by Norman Jones andAdjoaAndoh.
Producer Pam Fraser-Solomon Stereo


Unknown: Andrew Gregory.
Director: Alison Hindell.
Written By: Trish Cooke.
Read By: Norman Jones
Tony: Kevin McCurdy
Old man: Islwyn Morris
Kay: Ri Richards

: Grand Tour

Nadine Gordimer , winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize for
Literature, describes the vibrancy and the violence of her native city.
Producer Penny Afzal


Unknown: Nadine Gordimer

: Science Now

with Peter Evans.
Producer Julian Brown


Unknown: Peter Evans.
Producer: Julian Brown

: Mr B

James Bellamy has been a schoolmaster since the 1940s. This is a portrait of a man who can imagine no other life.
ProducelPiers Plowright Stereo


Unknown: James Bellamy

: Fourth Column

A lopsided view of birth, death and all the other messy bits in between. With Simon Hoggart and friends.
Producer Brian King


Unknown: Simon Hoggart

: News

and Sports Round-Up

: Week Ending

A look back at the week's news with David Tate and Sally Grace.


Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Sally Grace.

: Stop the Week

with Robert Robinson.
Producer Michael Ember. Stereo


Unknown: Robert Robinson.
Producer: Michael Ember.

: Kaleidoscope

The Beat Goes On
When, in 1958, Jack Kerouac 's novel On the Road was published in Britain its impact was electric, inspiring a crop ofnew"Beat" prose and poetry which was antiestablishment in content, spontaneous in form and liberating in spirit. Thirty years on, Ian McMillan meets some survivors of those heady years and finds them mostly unrepentant life-long members of a movement that changed their lives. Producer Dave Sheasby. Stereo


Unknown: Jack Kerouac
Unknown: Ian McMillan
Producer: Dave Sheasby.

: Classic Serial: The Personal History of David Copperfield: 7: Wickfield and Heep

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

Emily has run away with Steerforth. David has become secretly engaged to Dora. Aunt Betsey has lost her fortune through ill-advised investment. Dramatised by Betty Davies


Author: Charles Dickens
Dramatised by: Betty Davies
Director: Marilyn Imrie
David Copperfield: Gary Cady
Betsey Trotwood: Miriam Margolyes
Wilkins Micawber: Harold Innocent
Mrs Micawber: Sheila Hancock
Dora: Maria Miles
Mr Peggotty: David Burke
Uriah Heep: Phil Daniels
Mrs Heep: Maria Charles
Agnes: Jane Whittenshaw
Mr Wickfield: Timothy Bateson
Miss Murdstone: Auriol Smith
Traddles: Mark Straker
Mr Spenlow: Peter Penry-Jones
Jip: Ronald Herdman
Dr Strong: James Greene
Jorkins: Timothy Carlton
Miss Lavinia: Ann Windsor
Miss Clarissa: Irene Sutcliffe
Julia Mills: Oona Beeson
Tiffey: Nigel Carrington
Clerk: David Bannerman

: Conversations with Historians

The last of six programmes in which John Miller talks to eminent historians.
Today: David Starkey ,
Lecturer in Tudor History at the London School of Economics.


Talks: John Miller
Unknown: David Starkey

: 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
Dr Leslie Griffiths. Stereo


Unknown: Dr Leslie Griffiths.

: News

: Young Playwrights' Festival 1991

Monsoon by Maya Chowdhry.
A young British Asian woman, Jalaamava, travels alone to Kashmir in India.
She communicates her feelings and her experiences to her sister, Kavitaa, in Delhi, through letters and through diary entries. Parallel to this is the tension which is building up around the arrival of the late monsoon and Jal's growing passion forNusrat.
Music Veyattummal Chandran. Producer Frances Anne Solomon Stereo


Unknown: Maya Chowdhry.
Producer: Frances Anne Solomon
Jalaarnava: Lolita Chakrabarti
Nusrat: Shaheen Khan
Voice of All Women/Massif Sameerah: Yasmin Sidhwa
Kavitaa/Tanya: Nina Wadia
Youth hostel owner/Porter/ Vendors.: Neeran Persaud

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

with Betty Patterson ,
Kathy Schuman and Brad Lussier of the American choir Gloriae Dei Cantores.


Unknown: Betty Patterson
Unknown: Kathy Schuman
Unknown: Brad Lussier

: Dear Diary

The second of eight programmes in which
Simon Brett presents a mix of diary extracts of the famous and not-so-famous. Stereo


Unknown: Simon Brett

: News

About this project

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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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