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: News Briefing

: Prelude

with Marjorie Lofthouse. Producer Jane Ward. Stereo


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse.
Producer: Jane Ward.

: Morning Has Broken

with Jack Hywel-Davies . Bells on Sunday from the Immaculate Conception of Mary Catholic Church, Sandhurst, Berks. Stereo * BOOK: Morning Has Broken. £4.99 from retailers


Unknown: Jack Hywel-Davies

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

One way new entrants get started on the farming ladder is through county council farms, as Oliver Walston finds out when he meets Charles Coats , estate manager for Gloucestershire County Council. Producer Carol Trewin


Unknown: Oliver Walston
Unknown: Charles Coats
Producer: Carol Trewin

: Sunday

with Alison Hilliard and Trevor Barnes.
Editor David Coomes including at
8.00am News


Unknown: Alison Hilliard
Unknown: Trevor Barnes.
Editor: David Coomes

: Sunday Papers

: The Rt Rev Richard Harries

The Bishop of Oxford speaks for the Week's Good Cause on behalf of an organisation that promotes education and research into crime and its prevention.
0 DONATIONS to: The Institute for the Study and Treatment of Delinquency, [address removed]
Credit cards: [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America


: The Archers

Omnibus edition. Director Niall Fraser


Director: Niall Fraser

: Service of Remembrance from the Cenotaph

Tom Fleming describes the scene in Whitehall at the annual Service of Remembrance. With music from the Massed Bands of the Guards Division. At
11.00am the two minute silence and the Last Post are followed by the Wreath Laying Ceremony led by HM the Queen. A short service will then be led by theRtRevandtheRtHon the Lord Bishop of London. Producer David France. Stereo


Unknown: Tom Fleming
Producer: David France.

: For Your Tomorrow We Gave Our Today

Leslie Thomas talks on Remembrance Sunday about the work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.


Talks: Leslie Thomas

: Pick of the Week

with Chris Serle.


Unknown: Chris Serle.

: Desert Island Discs: Lord Delfont

The theatrical impresario Lord Delfont is Sue Lawley's castaway.


Producer: Janet Lee
Presenter: Sue Lawley
Castaway: Lord Delfont

: The World This Weekend

with Nick Clarke.
Editor Roger Mosey


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Roger Mosey

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Hampshire, where friends and members of the Copythome Parish Hall Committee put their queries to
Dr Stefan Buczacki , Fred Downham and Bridget Moody.
Chairman Clay Jones. Producer Diana Stenson
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Gardeners' Question Time. BBC. POBox27, Manchester M60 1SJ


Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Fred Downham
Unknown: Clay Jones.
Producer: Diana Stenson

: Sunday Playhouse

Power of Attorney
David Wade 's comedy has a moral: if you have a rich aunt who is slightly dotty, think twice before attempting to defraud her of her money.
Director Glyn Dearman. Stereo


Unknown: David Wade
Director: Glyn Dearman.
Annabelle: Geraldine McEwan
Geoffrey: Geoffrey Palmer
AuntBeatie: Joan Matheson
Eddie: David King
Corvo: John Moffatt
Mrs Penny: Katherine Parr
Bulstrode: James Greene
Rita: Jane Whittenshaw

: The Radio Programme

with Laurie Taylor. Jane Markham asks why there are still so few women DJs. Producer Nick Ware. Stereo


Unknown: Laurie Taylor.
Unknown: Jane Markham
Producer: Nick Ware.

: Analysis

Pros and Cons
David Walker asks: what is happening to professionalism as the professional managers take charge?


Unknown: David Walker

: Time for Verse

Poet Paul Muldoon reads at the Galway Festival and talks to Carol Ann Duffy. Producer Alec Reid and Michael Adams. Stereo


Unknown: Paul Muldoon
Unknown: Carol Ann Duffy.
Producer: Alec Reid
Producer: Michael Adams.

: Down Your Way

Miles Kington visits Frome in Somerset and discovers a town of mystery....
Producer Sarah Pitt


Producer: Sarah Pitt

: First Person

Mary Stewart-Wilson needed something to do once her three children were grown up. She decided to write a bestseller.

: News

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley airs your letters and comments on BBC programmes and policy.


Unknown: Chris Dunkley

: Europhile

: The Root of the Matter

reports on issues affecting the daily lives of people in local communities. With Haig Gordon.
Producer Andrew Denwood


Unknown: Haig Gordon.
Producer: Andrew Denwood

: Bookshelf

Christopher Frayling talks to Nigel Forde about vampire literature from
Lord Byron to Count Dracula. Also, the adaptation of Richardson's classic novel
Clarissa for television.


Talks: Christopher Frayling
Unknown: Nigel Forde

: Punters

I Members of the NEW public report on a variety of issues with the help of Susan Marling and the Punters team.


Unknown: Susan Marling

: Thinking Aloud

The first in a series of six great essays. A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift.
Norman Rodway reads
Swift's devastating solution to the econoriiic problems of 18th-century Ireland. Adapted by Stuart Griffiths Producer Richard Wortley


Unknown: Jonathan Swift.
Unknown: Norman Rodway
Adapted By: Stuart Griffiths
Producer: Richard Wortley

: The Natural History Programme

with Jessica Holm.


Unknown: Jessica Holm.

: News

: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Four plays featuring Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 's great detective.
3: The Boscombe Valley Mystery
A man has been murdered and his son accused of the crime - hardly surprising since he was found near the scene, covered in blood!
Violin Leonard Friedman.
Dramatised by Bert Coules
Director Enyd Williams. Stereo


Unknown: Arthur Conan Doyle
Violin: Leonard Friedman.
Dramatised By: Bert Coules
Director: Enyd Williams.
Sherlock Holmes: Clive Merrison
Drjohn Watson: Michael Williams
Turner: John Woodvine
James: Sam West
Alice: Danielle Allan
Insp Lestrade: Donald Gee
Mary Watson: Elizabeth Mansfield
Moran: Fraser Kerr
Mrs Moran: Tara Dominick
Patience: Jane Whittenshaw
Coroner: Christopher Good

: In Committee

Presented by Peter Hill.
Producer Charles Sigler


Presented By: Peter Hill.
Producer: Charles Sigler

: Seeds of Faith

Martyrs Today
More than 70,000 people have died in El Salvador's civil war. In the first of two programmes, Roy Jenkins looks through the eyes of the Salvadorean church and human rights workers at a land where martyrdom is a daily possibility.


Unknown: Roy Jenkins

: 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.

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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