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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev
William Buchanan.


Unknown: William Buchanan.

: Today

with Brian Redhead and John Humphrys.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Elaine Storkey.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Elaine Storkey.

: News

: Punters

The return of the series in which members of the public report on issues which have affected their lives. Presented by Susan Marling. e WRITE TO: Punters.
BBC Radio 4. Bristol BS8 2LR ePHONE: [number removed]


Presented By: Susan Marling.

: Famous for 15 Minutes

Jenni Mills talks to four people who were famous for 15 minutes, and discovers what happened after their 15 minutes were up.
1: Ten years ago you could hardly open a tabloid newspaper without seeing some mention of John Knight - "Superdad". He lived on Bodmin Moor and spent his time jogging between his two wives and 26 children.
Producer Sarah Rowlands


Talks: Jenni Mills
Unknown: John Knight
Producer: Sarah Rowlands

: Charity Ends at Home

One of Colin Watson 's Flaxborough Chronicles, dramatised in six parts. 3: Body number two turns up, head down in a wishing well. Dramatised by Christopher Denys DirectorTony Cliff. Stereo


Unknown: Colin Watson
Dramatised By: Christopher Denys
Dramatised By: Directortony Cliff.
Purbright: John Rowe
Palgrove: Robin Polley
Mortimer Hive: Geoffrey Banks
Booker: Russell Dixon
Love: Paul Downing
Fry: Chris Hargreaves
Pook: Peter Rylands
Helen: Kathryn Hunt
LucillaTeatime: Ann Rye

: The Bible

Isaiah. Part 11.

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray meets comic actress Sandi Toksvig.
(Revised repeat at 7.20pm LW) Serial:
Northanger Abbey (9)


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Sandi Toksvig.

: You and Yours

with John Howard.


Unknown: John Howard.

: Back to Square One

Chris Serle chairs the quiz that explores the origin of words and phrases. With Pam Ayres and Leslie Thomas , and their guests Jim Reeves and Jessica Martin. Producer Paul Z Jackson. Stereo


Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Pam Ayres
Unknown: Leslie Thomas
Unknown: Jim Reeves
Unknown: Jessica Martin.
Producer: Paul Z Jackson.

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: A Party Political Broadcast

by the Conservative Party.

: The Archers

: The Frightful Thing

A woman learns to face tragedy when in vitro fertilisation goes wrong and her baby son is born with a genetic disease.
Written by Neil Shenton.
Director Michael Fox. Stereo


Written By: Neil Shenton.
Director: Michael Fox.
Dave: Russell Dixon
Anna: Amelia Bulmore
Newman: John Branwell

: Down Your Way

: Poetry Please!

Simon Rae introduces poetry requests with readers Elizabeth Proud and Patrick Romer , and guest Wendy Cope. Producer Susan Roberts. Stereo 0 REQUESTS to: Poetry Please!, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Introduces: Simon Rae
Introduces: Patrick Romer
Unknown: Wendy Cope.
Producer: Susan Roberts.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Julia Pascal is at the first night of Nobel Prize-winnner Wole Soyinka 's play The
Road; Mike McShane stars in The Pocket Dream; and the life of American writer Damon Runyon is told in a new biography.
Producer Sally Marmion. Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.30pm)


Unknown: Julia Pascal
Unknown: Wole Soyinka
Unknown: Mike McShane
Unknown: Damon Runyon
Producer: Sally Marmion.

: Short Story

The Wages of Sin
Young Davey exposes the hypocrisy of Reverend Jenkins , who has come to his Welsh village to preach about temperance.
Read by William Ingram. Producer Caroline Sarll


Unknown: Reverend Jenkins
Read By: William Ingram.
Producer: Caroline Sarll

: PM

Presented by Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.


Presented By: Frank Partridge
Presented By: Hugh Sykes.

: The Blackburn Files

The final case for ex-pitman turned private investigator StephenJ Blackburn.
A Case of Whistle and Run Another routine marital case turns out to be one that could be Blackburn's last - unless the love and loyalty of his young trainee assistant Tracey can once again save him from losing both his business and his life.
Written by Ian Mcmillan , Martyn Wiley and the director Dave Sheasby Stereo


Unknown: Stephenj Blackburn.
Written By: Ian McMillan
Written By: Martyn Wiley
Director: Dave Sheasby
StephenJ Blackburn: Finetlme Fontayne
Tracey Duggan: Judy Flynn
Mam: Rita May
Angela: Daryl Fishwick
Rodney: Christopher Kent

: News

: The Archers

Jack is sent on a mission.

: Woman's Hour

(Revised repeat of 10. 30am)

: Soundtrack

MrSpragginsand the Agency It's a busy morning at the office of Able Care in Norwich. They arrange live-in help for people on their own. One of their clients is 94-year-old Mr Spraggins , MBE. His "new lady" is expected any minute.... Reporter Neil Walker. Producer Joy Hatwood Stereo


Unknown: Mr Spraggins
Reporter: Neil Walker.

: Analysis

Full of Eastern
As western managers look enviously at the booming companies run by their Japanese counterparts,
Peter Haynes asks: should we try to copy oriental methods, or is the answer to our firms' shortcomings closer to home?
ProducerSimon Coates


Unknown: Peter Haynes

: The New Recruit

The first of four conversations between a new recruit and an experienced member of the same profession. The Air Hostesses
How do you deal with a drunk at 30,000 feet?
Anita Hughes flew with BOAC in the 50s - the days of the "trolley dollies".
Jill Banks recently joined
BA and is often seen as just a waitress with wings.
They compare notes on the changes in their profession over the last 40 years. Producer Lucy Lunt


Unknown: Anita Hughes
Unknown: Jill Banks
Producer: Lucy Lunt

: Does He Take Sugar?

with Ted Harrison.
For listeners with disabilities.
Producer Martene Pease t PHONE: [number removed]
(Mon.Fri I0.00am-5.00pm) 0 WRITE to: Does He Take
Sugar?, BBC, London W A 1AA


Unknown: Ted Harrison.
Producer: Martene 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 Last Days of William Shakespeare by Vlady Kociancich. Part 9.


Unknown: William Shakespeare
Unknown: Vlady Kociancich.

: Whip Hand

The last of a five-part dramatisation of Dick Francis 's novel, winner of a Gold Dagger award for crime writing.
Sid believes he knows the truth behind the doping and the phoney racing syndicates - but dare he reveal it?
Dramatised by Alan England Director Philip Martin Stereo


Unknown: Dick Francis
Dramatised By: Alan England
SidHalley: Mick Ford
Chico Barnes: Kim Durham
Lucas Wainwright: David Neal
Charles: Simon Carter
Rosemary: Patricia Gallimore
GeorgeCaspar: Alan Devereux
Trevor Deansgate: Terry Molloy
Rammileese: Andy Hockley
MarkRammileese: Philip Molloy
Ullaston: Geoff Serle
Jenny: Petra Markham

: 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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