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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Fr Dermot Preston , SJ.


Unknown: Fr Dermot Preston

: Today

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


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Indarjit Singh.

: News

: Two People

Four programmes in which Colin Semper meets people who, confronted by the same moral dilemma, arrived at very different decisions. 2: Sailors Wade Tidbury and Adrian Cumper found themselves in the thick of the action during the Falklands conflict.
Both men agonised over whether or not to stay in the Navy.
Producer Brian King


Unknown: Colin Semper
Unknown: Wade Tidbury
Unknown: Adrian Cumper

: No Commitments

The last of a six-part series by Simon Brett. A Complete Break Anna takes pity on her boss and invites him to dinner - a decision she lives to regret. Meanwhile Victoria thinks the solution to all Anna's problems is a complete break with her nephew and nieces. 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
Roger: Stephen Moore

: The Bible

The Book of Job. Final part. Srereo (For details see Mondavi

: Woman's Hour

Tiffany Hunt , the National Trust's new regional director for Northumbria, talks to Jenni Murray.
Serial: Backlash (6)


Unknown: Tiffany Hunt
Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: You and Yours

with John Howard.


Unknown: John Howard.

: Galahad at Blandings

A four-part adaptation of PG Wodehouse's classic novel.
Final part: Houdini Galahad Galahad's plans look set to end in disaster; Tipton receives a discouraging letter from his fiancee; Sam is found out; and Huxley Winkworth is savaged by an angry pig. What has become of the proverbial luck of the Emsworths?
Narrator Moray Watson.
Adapted by Richard Usborne
Producer Gareth Edwards. Stereo


Unknown: Houdini Galahad
Unknown: Huxley Winkworth
Narrator: Moray Watson.
Adapted By: Richard Usborne
Producer: Gareth Edwards.
Galahad: Ian Carmichael
Lord Emsworth: Richard Vernon
Lady Hermione: Elizabeth Spriggs
Beach: Harold Innocent
Sam: Simon Treves
Sandy: Susannah Fellowes
Tipton: Alan Marriott

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Grace and Favour

Are you an unbeliever if you don't go to church?
Grace doesn't think so, but in Richard Everett 's heart-warming play, her faith is put to the test.
Director Glyn Dearman , Stereo


Unknown: Richard Everett
Director: Glyn Dearman
Grace: Brenda Bruce
Frances: Sarah Badel
Liz: Siriol Jenkins
Robert: Andrew Wincott
Donald: Graham Crowden
YoungGrace: Victoria Carling
Frank: Robert Portal
Ruth: Ann Windsor
: Gran Gudrunure

: Down Your Way

: Poetry Please!

Simon Rae introduces your poetry requests with readers David Sterne and Rosalind Shanks , and guest Mick Imlah. ProducerSusan Roberts. Stereo


Introduces: Simon Rae
Readers: David Sterne
Readers: Rosalind Shanks
Unknown: Mick Imlah.
Unknown: Producersusan Roberts.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen is at the first night of Viva Detroit, a new play by the prize-winning poet Derek Walcott , starring Norman Beaton ; and goes behind the scenes of Hound, a new production by Graeae Theatre , one of the premiere companies working with disabled actors. ProducerNicki Paxman. Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.30pm)


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Derek Walcott
Unknown: Norman Beaton
Production By: Graeae Theatre
Unknown: Producernicki Paxman.

: Short Story

Theresa's Father by Catherine Linstrum.
On the 16th anniversary of her conception, Theresa receives a pearl necklace and a letter from the father she has never known. She sets out to find him.
Read by Elliott Nicholls. Producer Caroline Sarll


Unknown: Catherine Linstrum.
Read By: Elliott Nicholls.
Producer: Caroline Sarll

: PM

with Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: The Blackburn Files: 1: A Case of Frinks and Moores

Four cases for Stephen J. Blackburn, ex-pitman turned private investigator.

When an open-air sculpture exhibition is raided, Blackburn is thrown into the jungle of international dealing - even though his assistant reckons the solution might be found nearer to home.
Written by Ian McMillan, Martyn Wiley and the director Dave Sheasby.


Writer: Ian McMillan.
Writer: Martyn Wiley
Writer/Director: Dave Sheasby
Stephen J. Blackburn: Finetime Fontayne
Tracey Duggan: Judy Flynn
Rollo: Christopher Wilkinson
Kerenski: John Graham Davies
Dempsey: Kieran Cunningham

: News

: The Archers

Party time at No 1 The Green.

: Soundtrack

Another series of evocative features reflecting life today. The Road to Barlad Missed ferries, border delays and a near riot - not what a group from a Hampshire pub had expected when they set out on their own mercy mission to a Romanian orphanage. Frustrated and exhausted by the experience, some of the group started to question the usefulness of the whole exercise. Reporter John Dryden. Producer John Watkins. Stereo


Reporter: John Dryden.
Producer: John Watkins.

: Woman's Hour

(Revised repeat of 10.30am)

: Analysis

Dukes of Hazard?
The second of two programmes on economic ups and downs.
David Walker asks: does the long wait for even a modest upswing inspire confidence in future global growth and the wealth it will create?
Producer Simon Coates


Unknown: David Walker
Producer: Simon Coates

: My Four Green Fields

Four talks about life in Ireland today by the Irish novelist Joseph Hone. 2: Ulster-Annaghmakerrig
Sir Tyrone Guthrie 's family home is now an artists'retreat,jointly administered by Belfast and Dublin.
Producer Joy Hatwood


Unknown: Joseph Hone.
Unknown: Sir Tyrone Guthrie

: Does He Take Sugar?

with Kati Whitaker.
Producer Marlene Pease


Unknown: Kati Whitaker.
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

Stereo (Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig. Stereo


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: A Book at Bedtime

The Blindfold Horse by Shusha Guppy.
4: My Father and Mother Stereo

: Whip Hand

Dick Francis 's novel, winner of a Gold Dagger award for crime writing, serialised in five parts.
2: When the favourite for the Newmarket 2,000
Guineas was nobbled, why was Sid Halley hiding in Paris?
Dramatised by Alan England
Director Philip Martin. Stereo


Unknown: Dick Francis
Unknown: Sid Halley
Dramatised By: Alan England
Director: Philip Martin.
Sid: Halley Mickford
Chico Barnes: Kim Durham
Lucas Wainwright: David Neal
Charles: Simon Carter
Rosemary Caspar: Patricia Gallimore
TrevorDeansgate: Terry Molloy
GeorgeCaspar: Alan Devereux
Martin England: Christopher England
Inky Pool/Brothersmith: David Vann
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.

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