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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rt Rev Peter Firth.


Unknown: Peter Firth.

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rev James Jones.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: James Jones.

: News

: Two People

Four programmes in which Colin Semper meets people who, confronted by the same moral dilemma, arrived at very different decisions.
1: Doctors gave two women the same devastating news - their babies would almost certainly be born severely disabled. Should they go ahead with the pregnancy or have an abortion? Producer Brian King


Unknown: Colin Semper

: amNo Commitments

The fifth of a six-part series by Simon Brett. OldEmbers With Roger well on the way to recovery, Victoria turns her attentions once again to "helping" Anna break free from her lonely existence. Reuniting her with an old flame seems the perfect solution. Music Elizabeth Parker , BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Producer Paul Schlesinger. Stereo


Unknown: Simon Brett.
Music: Elizabeth Parker
Producer: Paul Schlesinger.
Anna: Rosemary Leach
Victoria: Nicola Pagett
Charlotte: Celia Imrie
Delia: Maxine Audley
Guy: David Swift
Wilson/Waiter: Neil Roberts

: The Bible


: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray.
(Revised repeat at 7.20pm LW) Serial: Backlash by Paula Gosling.
Coolly and systematically, someone is killing cops.
And Detective Lieutenant
Jack Stryker and Federal Agent Dana Marchant have to find the killer fast.
The first of 12 episodes read by Peter Marinker. Abridged by Meg Clarke
Music: Panufnik's Sinfonia Votiva


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Paula Gosling.
Unknown: Jack Stryker
Unknown: Dana Marchant
Read By: Peter Marinker.
Abridged By: Meg Clarke

: You and Yours

with Debbie Thrower.


Unknown: Debbie Thrower.

: Galahad at Blandings

A four-part adaptation ofPGWodehouse's classic novel.
3: YooHoo.I'm
Whipple Sam wins his way into Lord Emsworth's heart, and Galahad gives him a new identity. But the local police, Beach the butler and Lady Hermione are still on his trail. And the Empress finds something intoxicating in her trough. Narrator Moray Watson.
Adapted by Richard Usborne
Producer Gareth Edwards. Stereo


Unknown: Whipple Sam
Narrator: Moray Watson.
Adapted By: Richard Usborne
Producer: Gareth Edwards.
Galahad: Ian Carmichael
Lord Emsworth: Richard Vernon
Lady Hermione: Elizabeth Spriggs
Beach: Harold Innocent
Wilfred: Jonathan Cecil
Monica: Moir Leslie
Sam: Simon Treves
Sandy: Susannah Fellowes
Huxley: Richard Pearce
Constable Evans: Chris Emmett

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Is There Anybody There?

In Gerry Jones 's play a man returns home to a strangely empty house and finds that his world has suddenly crashed around him. What will he do?
Director Martin Jenkins. Stereo


Unknown: Gerry Jones
Director: Martin Jenkins.
John: Ronald Pickup
Susan: Carole Boyd
Alan: Eric Allan
Mark: Terence Edmond
Alice: Ann Windsor

: Down Your Way

: Poetry Please!

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests with readers Garard Green and Judith Pearson. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC. Bristol 8S8 2LR


Introduces: Simon Rae
Introduces: Judith Pearson.
Producer: Susan Roberts.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen reports from Newcastle upon Tyne on new developments in Tyne theatre, on Newcastle's Amber Film Production
Company, and on the city's artistic and musical life.
Producer Anthony Denselow
Stereo (Revised repeat 9.30pm)


Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Short Story

Departures by Brian Leyden.
An emigrant returns to his west of Ireland home and is startled by the painful beauty of the place.
Read by Ian McElhinney. Producer Pam Brighton


Unknown: Brian Leyden.
Read By: Ian McElhinney.
Producer: Pam Brighton

: PM

with Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Looking Forward to the Past

The last of the series with Robert Booth.
Guests Sir David Steel , Sarah Dunant , Patrick Barlow and John Julius Norwich.
Producer Paul Schlesinger Stereo


Unknown: Sir David Steel
Unknown: Sarah Dunant
Unknown: Patrick Barlow
Unknown: John Julius
Producer: Paul Schlesinger

: News

: The Archers

Eggs but no bacon at Grange Farm.

: Forty Years Our Queen

Ronald Allison celebrates the reign of Queen Elizabeth II and highlights the changes in country and monarchy since 6 February 1952. Producer Helen Fry. Stereo ● ROYAL SOUVENIR SUPPLEMENT: page 17


Unknown: Ronald Allison
Producer: Helen Fry.

: Woman's Hour

(Revised repeat of 1 0.30am)

: Analysis

L Dukes of York...?
The series returns with the first of two programmes on economic ups and downs. David Walker asks: when should the next recession be expected, and who or what should be blamed?
Producer Simon Coates


Unknown: David Walker
Producer: Simon Coates

: My Four Green Fields

Four talks in which novelist
Joseph Hone visits communities in each of the four provinces of Ireland. 1: Leinster-Kilkenny A medieval city where people of creativity and vision are always nurtured. Producer Joy Hatwood

: Does He Take Sugar?

with Ted Harrison.
For disabled listeners.
Producer Marlene Pease 0PHONE: [number removed]
(Mon-Fn 10.00am-5.00pm) ● WRITE to: Does He Take
Sugar?. BBC. London W 1 A 1 AA


Unknown: Ted Harrison.
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

Stereo (Revised repeat of 4. 05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Nigel Cassidy. Stereo


Unknown: Nigel Cassidy.

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig. Stereo


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: A Book at Bedtime

Stories of Mystery byLafcadioHearn.
4: The Sympathy of Benten

: Whip Hand

Dick Francis 's novel, winner of a Gold Dagger award for crime writing, serialised in five parts. 1: Sid Halley , crippled ex-jockey turned investigator, faces a daunting treble....
Dramatised by Alan England
Producer Philip Martin. Stereo


Unknown: Dick Francis
Unknown: Sid Halley
Dramatised By: Alan England
Producer: Philip Martin.
Sid Halley: Mick Ford
Lucas Wainwright/Lord Friarly: David Neal
Chico Barnes: Kim Durham
Rosemary Caspar: Patricia Gallimore
GeorgeCaspar: Alan Devereux
Charles: Simon Carter
Unwin/Quayle: David Vann
TrevorDeansgate: Terry Molloy
Jenny: Petra Markham
Louise: Susan Sheridan

: 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.

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