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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev
Geraint Fielder.


Unknown: Geraint Fielder.

: Today

with Sue MacGregor and John Humphrys.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rt Rev
Richard Harries.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Richard Harries.

: News

: Desert Island Discs

This week's castaway is
Dame Ninette de Valois. Stereo

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley of the Financial Times airs your letters and comments on BBC programmes and policy, in the last of the present series.
Producer Tony Phillips
• WRITE to: Feedback, BBC. London W I A I AA


Unknown: Chris Dunkley

: I Remember When It Was All Green Fields Round Here

The first of three programmes in which David Bean revisits his youthful haunts to see how they have changed. Today he goes back to his birthplace - Tottenham in north London. ProducerGillian Hush Stereo


Unknown: David Bean

: Daily Service

Introit: Let There Be
Light (A Wilson); 0 Come, 0 Come, Emmanuel (
Veni Immanuel , BBC HB 36); John 8, w 12-19; Bow
Down, You Stars (Sibford Gower); There's a Light upon the Mountains. Director of Music
Alan Wilson.


Unknown: Veni Immanuel
Unknown: Alan Wilson.

: The Bible

Kings. Part 6.

: Woman's Hour

From the north.
Introduced by ChristaAckroyd.
Serial: Deep Sleep (9)

: The Natural History Programme

A special edition from
Dartmoor of poetry and writing with roots in nature.
Producer Grant Sonnex


Producer: Grant Sonnex

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard.


Presented By: John Howard.

: The Food Programme

Presented by Derek Cooper.
Producers Sheila Dillon and Marie Helly


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

: The World at One

Presented by Roger Hearing .


Presented By: Roger Hearing

: The Archers

(Broadcastyesterday 7.05pm)

: Classic Serial

Jamaica Inn
The last of a four-part dramatisation of Daphne du Maurier's novel.
Alone and desolate after her horrific encounter with the wreckers, Mary has sought help from the only people she can trust - the Bassats and Francis Davey. Stereo


Unknown: Francis Davey.

: 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

: Bookshelf

Bookworms and bibliomaniacs battle as Nigel Forde hosts two celebrity teams of writers in literary games for
Christmas. Guests include
Clare Francis and John Mortimer.
Producers Sally Marmion and Abigail Appleton


Unknown: Nigel Forde
Unknown: Clare Francis
Unknown: John Mortimer.
Producers: Sally Marmion
Producers: Abigail Appleton

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Natalie Wheen 's studio guest is saxophone virtuoso Barbara Thompson ; and the art of quilt-making is celebrated in a new book and an exhibition.
Producer Tim Dee. Stereo


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Unknown: Barbara Thompson
Producer: Tim Dee.

: Short Story

The last in the series of bitter-sweet comedies by the Indian writer RKNarayan. The Axe
If the old house remains intact, Velan's beautiful garden with its Margosa tree will also endure. But the years pass and the property developers gather. Read by Sam Dastor.


Read By: Sam Dastor.

: PM

with Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Going Places

The transport programme with Janet Trewin. This week on the slippery slope towards Christmas, ski-lifts of the future and a child's transport of delight. Producer Jill Thomas.


Unknown: Janet Trewin.
Producer: Jill Thomas.

: News

: The Archers

Can Eddie be in two places at once?
Written by Louise Page
0 WRITE to: Archers Addicts
Fan Club, [address removed] enclosing an sae


Written By: Louise Page
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Shula: Judy Bennett
Mark: Richard Derrington
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Debbie: Tamsin Greig
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Nelson: Jack May
Sid: Alan Devereux
Katky: Hedlini Klaus
Lucy: Tracy-Jane White
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Sharon: Celia Nelson
Mike: Terry Molloy
Betty: Pamela Craig
Bert: Roger Hume
Robert: Graham Blockey
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Usha: Sudhab Huchar
Brenda: Helen Cutler

: Pick of the Week

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


Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Lawrence Stereo

: Any Questions?

This week's panel tackles the issues raised by an invited audience in Orpington, Kent. Chairman
Jonathan Dimbleby. Producer Anna Carragher


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Anna Carragher

: Stop Press

John Diamond presents a personal look at the week's press and the newspaper business. Producer Andrew Denwood


Unknown: John Diamond
Producer: Andrew Denwood

: Kaleidoscope

From Pearl Harbor to
Psycho Nigel Andrews concludes his series on Hollywood with a look at the films of the 50s, a decade that starts with a man singing under a shower and ends with a woman being stabbed in the shower.
Directors and stars including Woody Allen ,
Fred Zinnemann , Sidney Lumet and Martin Scorsese discuss
McCarthyism, Method acting and showbiz pzazz, and look forward to 1960 when ftycAofinally killed off the big studio era. Stereo


Unknown: Pearl Harbor
Unknown: Psycho Nigel Andrews
Unknown: Woody Allen
Unknown: Fred Zinnemann
Unknown: Sidney Lumet
Unknown: Martin Scorsese

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.
0 CASSETTE: Letterfrom America, from retailers


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The World Tonight

Presented by Robin Lustig. Stereo


Presented By: Robin Lustig.

: A Book at Bedtime

Walden by Henry David Thoreau. Part 3.


Unknown: Henry David Thoreau.

: Week Ending

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


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

: The Financial Week

Presented by Heather Payton. Stereo


Presented By: 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.

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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