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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

The daily bulletin of rural current affairs. Producers Sue Broom and Steve Punter

: Prayer for the Day

A meditation for the beginning of a new day with the Rev
Nicholas Bradbury.


Unknown: Nicholas Bradbury.

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor.
Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rev David Cohen.


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: David Cohen.

: Vintage Thurber

Three programmes of stories by American humorist James Thurber. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
" 'We're going through!' The Commander's voice was like thin ice breaking." Read by Edward Asner. Producer Paul Schlesinger Stereo


Unknown: James Thurber.
Read By: Edward Asner.
Producer: Paul Schlesinger

: News

: Call Nick Ross: 071.[number removed]

Your chance to talk to
Nick Ross and his guests on an issue of the moment. Producer Nick Utechin
• LINES OPEN from 8.00am


Unknown: Nick Ross
Producer: Nick Utechin

: The House

The seventh of eight political dramas by Christopher Lee. "What on earth can the PM want from me?" "I warned you, Charles. Your head." Producer Neil Cargill. Stereo


Unknown: Christopher Lee.
Producer: Neil Cargill.
Charles Bannister: Julian Glover
Dougal Baxter: Peter Kelly
Mary Bannister: Isla Blair
Henry Colville: Christopher Benjamin
Juliet Cameron: Siobhan Redmond
Kay Bennett: Jane Booker
Polly Bannister: Ruth Gemmell
Gerald Mossman: David Neville

: Daily Service Pilgrimage

from St Columba's
Church, Long Tower, in Derry.
Conducted by Fr Michael Collins.
Christ Be Near at Either Hand; Bi Iosa im Chroise; Matthew 10, w 34-39; The Lord's Day; Here I Am, Lord.


Conducted By: Fr Michael Collins.

: The Bible

Numbers. Part 4.

: Woman's Hour

From flights of ducks on walls and pictures of wide-eyed children weeping, to "Victorian" video cases and themed patios-how do you determine what is or is not good taste?
Jenni Murray attempts to find out.
Serial: Saint Maybe (12)


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: All in the Mind

Professor Anthony Clare presents the weekly magazine devoted to matters of the mind.
Producer Tony Phillips


Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare
Producer: Tony Phillips

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard.
0 FACTSHEET No 44: send sae to [address removed]


Presented By: John Howard.

: Smiley's People

An adaptation of John le Carre 's novel in seven parts.
1: An old man is murdered on Hampstead Heath. ... and a voice from the past disturbs George Smiley 's retirement.
Adapted by Rene Basilico
Producer John Fawcett Wilson Stereo


Unknown: John Le Carre
Unknown: Hampstead Heath.
Unknown: George Smiley
Adapted By: Rene Basilico
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson
George Smiley: Bernard Hepton
Mendel: John Bennett
Oliver Lacon: John Quayle
Lauder Strickland: Alex Norton
Mostyn: Stephen Garlick
Det Chief Supt Smith: Geoffrey Whitehead
Mr Murgatroyd: David Graham
Sgt Pike: David Goudge
Ricky/PC Hall: Paul Downing
Jenny/Woman: Elizabeth Mansfield

: The World at One

Presented by James Naughtie.


Presented By: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Young Playwrights' Festival 1991: Kenny

Two teenagers on a station platform swap stories about children's homes - some funny, some grim. Kenny is also doing a bunk....
Written by Alan Dapre.
Director Richard Wortley. (Stereo)

CHOICE: Alan Dapre would not be writing for this festival if he were old enough to remember the golden days of the comedy crosstalk act. But although it would probably be misrepresenting his play to see it as an attempt to capture a flavour of the cut-and-thrust routines of old, this station platform conversation between two teenage lads making a break from a children's home does stir memories of those music hall duos whose humour kept touching raw nerves of truth. The Times


Written By: Alan Dapre
Director: Richard Wortley
Kenny: Darren Bastable
Jeff: Wayne Foskett
Station announcer: Cassie McFarlane

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

on the glitzy and glamorous world of the musical, with stage producer Wendy Toye and musical director
Grant Hossack.
Producer Michael Emery. Stereo


Producer: Wendy Toye
Unknown: Grant Hossack.
Producer: Michael Emery.

: Tuesday Lives

with Joanna Buchan.
Including this week: the final part of rock guitarist Jakko's quest to meet his real family.
Producer Fiona Couper. Stereo


Unknown: Joanna Buchan.
Producer: Fiona Couper.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan goes in search of Joseph Conrad with the help of author
Gavin Young ; and sets off round the USA tracking down the music that inspired singers from Elvis Presley to James Brown. Producer Hamish Mykura. Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.30pm)


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: Joseph Conrad
Unknown: Gavin Young
Unknown: Elvis Presley
Unknown: James Brown.
Producer: Hamish Mykura.

: Short Story

A Hall of Mirrors by John Ward.
"It is strange how, after 40 years of marriage, he knows so little about her.
Or is it? Unless disaster strikes publicly, who knows what goes on under the skin of a marriage?" Read by Brian Trueman. Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: John Ward.
Read By: Brian Trueman.
Producer: Gillian Hush

: PM

with Valerie Singleton and Frank Partridge.


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Frank Partridge.

: Trivia Test Match

from Sevenoaks Cricket Club in Kent.
Brian Johnston umpires another test of wit and general knowledge. Captains Tim Rice and Willie Rushton, with Robin Bailey and Bob "The Cat" Bevan.
Producer Jon Magnusson. Stereo

: News

: The Archers

An unpleasant find at Home Farm.

: File on 4

As the USA and Holland accept a patient's right to die, Roger Harrabin asks whether it is time for
Britain to change the laws on euthanasia.
Producer Liz Carney


Unknown: Roger Harrabin
Producer: Liz Carney

: Science Now

: Dancing on the High Seas

A magnificent ship is about to start a two-week cruise. There are over 1,000
American passengers on board, including many single women. Some are worried that they'll have no one to dance with. But they are about to meet some carefully chosen men ... the Royal Cruise Line hosts. Jennifer Holden follows them from the first singles night to the final parting.
Producer Emma Kingsley Stereo


Unknown: Jennifer Holden
Producer: Emma Kingsley

: In Touch

Peter White reports on the way in which the needs of blind consumers are taken into account by those who provide services for people with visual handicaps. Producer Thena Heshel
• QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: tel [number removed]between
9.30pm and 10.30pm
0 FACTSHEET No 44: send large sae to [address removed]
• HANDBOOK: £12.50, from [address removed]


Unknown: Peter White

: Kaleidoscope

Stereo (Revised repeat of 4. 05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod. Stereo


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod.

: A Book at Bedtime

Yoruba Girl Dancing by Simi Bedford. Final part.


Unknown: Simi Bedford.

: The Radio Programme


: Open Mind

Andrew Marr chairs the discussion programme that challenges its participants to think before they speak.
Producer Gwyneth Williams


Unknown: Andrew Marr

: 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.

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