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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Mary Murphy.


Unknown: Mary Murphy.

: Today

with John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rev
Dr Donald English. Including the winners of the Children in Need/ Thought for the Day competition.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Dr Donald English.

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Guest James Lovelock.


Unknown: James Lovelock.

: Feedback

with Chris Dunkley of the Financial Times.
Producer Tony Phillips
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Unknown: Chris Dunkley

: Daily Service

Introit: Shumayela (Come, Let Us Preach); Jesus Shall Reign (Truro, BBC HB 460); Acts 8, w 26-39; Send Me Out from Here, Lord 0 Pantry).
Director of Music Stephen Layton.


Music: Stephen Layton.

: Dear Diary

The sixth of eight programmes in which Simon Brett leafs through the pages of fellow diarists. Today: 22 November. Parson Woodforde feels the effects of over indulgence in 1798; Peter Hall spends his birthday at a funeral in 1977; and in 1963 Lady Bird Johnson makes a journey she'll neverforget. Producer Kate McAII. Stereo


Unknown: Simon Brett
Unknown: Parson Woodforde
Unknown: Peter Hall
Unknown: Lady Bird Johnson
Producer: Kate McAii.

: The Bible

3: The Triumph of Gideon

: Woman's Hour

from the North.
Christa Ackroyd invites you onto the terraces to celebrate the fans, the fashions, the frenzy and the feminism of football.
With England star Paul Gascoigne.
Story: The Case of the Missing Unmentionables by Joan Condon , winner of the first prize in the Woman's Hour Mystery Story Competition.
"I am Martha Hudson , landlady and housekeeper to Mr Sherlock Holmes. "
Read by Patricia Routledge.


Unknown: Christa Ackroyd
Unknown: Paul Gascoigne.
Unknown: Joan Condon
Unknown: Martha Hudson
Unknown: Mr Sherlock Holmes.
Read By: Patricia Routledge.

: The Natural History Programme

withjessica Holm. Producer Grant Sonnex
0 BBC WILDLIFE MAGAZINE: December issue, 11.75 from newsagents

: You and Yours

with John Howard.


Unknown: John Howard.

: The Food Programme

The poor in Britain do not eat well, but no one is sure why. Some blame lack of money, others say it is a matter of education.
This week's programme tests these assertions and looks at how the supermarkets may have an influence.
Presented by Derek Cooper.
Producers Marie Helly and Sheila Dillon
(Postponed from 15 November)


Presented By: Derek Cooper.
Producers: Marie Helly
Producers: Sheila Dillon

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: Classic Serial

The Personal History of David Copperfield The final part of the dramatisation of Charles Dickens 's novel.
I Have Loved You All
My Life
Dora has died; Emily has been reunited with Mr Peggotty ; Uriah's double-dealing has been discovered. Stereo


Unknown: David Copperfield
Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Mr Peggotty

: Special Assignment

BBC correspondents at home and abroad report on one of the main British or foreign topics in this week's news.
Producers Carole Lacey and Howard Rogers


Producers: Carole Lacey
Producers: Howard Rogers

: Bookshelf

J R R Tolkien 's The Lord of the Rings has sold more than 50 million copies.
Nigel Forde ventures into Tolkien's mythical world, aided by his daughter
Priscilla and biographer Humphrey Carpenter.
Meanwhile, at the annual
Fantasy Convention, Nigel Forde has, with the help of authors Terry Pratchett and Mary Gentle , found the winners of the Bookshelf/Gollancz First
Fantasy Novel, who will be announced in this special fantasy edition.
Producer Sally Marmion


Unknown: J R R Tolkien
Unknown: Nigel Forde
Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter.
Unknown: Nigel Forde
Unknown: Terry Pratchett
Unknown: Mary Gentle
Producer: Sally Marmion

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Why can simple song lyrics sometimes be so moving? Tim Marlow looks for the secret with singer
Nanci Griffiths ; and Laurens van der Post publishes his new book which is About Blady. Producer Hamish Mykura. Stereo


Unknown: Tim Marlow
Singer: Nanci Griffiths
Producer: Hamish Mykura.

: Short Story

Three Hours between Planes by F Scott Fitzgerald. Three hours have to be killed. So Donald looks up an old flame - and gets a big surprise....
Read by Garrick Hagon. Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Scott Fitzgerald.
Read By: Garrick Hagon.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: PM

with Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Going Places

withjanet Trewin. This week, a look at
Britain's largest surviving carmaker.
Producer Jill Thomas


Producer: Jill Thomas

: News

: The Archers

If only Bert had three wishes....
Written by Sam Jacobs


Written By: Sam Jacobs
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Elicity Finch
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Pa: T Patricia Gallimore
Tom: Bob Arnold
Nelson: Jack May
: Sid Alandevereux
Kathy: Hedli Niklaus
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Mike: Terry Molloy
Betty: Pamela Craig
Jean-Paul: Yves Aubert
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Bert: Roger Hume
Lynda: Carole Boyd

: Pick of the Week

Chris Serle presents his selection of extracts from
BBC radio and television over the past seven days. Producer Mark Savage. Stereo


Unknown: Chris Serle
Producer: Mark Savage.

: Any Questions?

The panel includes:
Melanie Phillips , Policy Editor at The Guardian; and Sir Anthony Parsons , Former Ambassador to the United Nations.
From Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. Chairman
Jonathan Dimbleby. Producer Anna Carragher


Unknown: Melanie Phillips
Unknown: Sir Anthony Parsons
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Anna Carragher

: Law In Action

Marcel Berlins 's weekly look at the developments in the law and how they affect our lives.
Producer Sallie Davies


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Sallie Davies

: Kaleidoscope

Tales from the Bass Line
The jazz double-bass player Dave Holland bought his first bass for
E40 and played in a Greek restaurant before Miles Davis spotted him and signed him up. The classical double-bassist Chi-Chi Nwanoku only took up the instrument after an injury in a women's football match curtailed her sporting activities. They give the lowdown on life behind the bass. With John Fordham. Stereo


Unknown: Dave Holland
Unknown: Miles Davis
Double-Bassist: Chi-Chi Nwanoku
Unknown: John Fordham.

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw.


Unknown: Richard Kershaw.

: A Book at Bedtime

What Hetty Did byJLCarr.
3: jordans Bank, Farewell.'

: Week Ending

A look at the week's news with David Tate , Sally Grace and Bill Wallis.
Producer Diane Messias. Stereo


Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Bill Wallis.
Producer: Diane Messias.

: The Financial Week

with Heather Payton. Stereo


Unknown: Heather Payton.

: 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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