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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Canon Peter Ball.


Unknown: Canon Peter Ball.

: Today

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


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Professor Charles Handy.

: News

: Money Box Budget Call: [number removed]

Your chance to discuss yesterday's Budget proposals with the Money Box team: Louise Botting , Vincent Duggleby ,
Christopher Gilchrist and Philip Hardman.
Producer Frances Macdonald (Lines open from 8.00am)


Unknown: Louise Botting
Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Unknown: Christopher Gilchrist
Unknown: Philip Hardman.
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: The Trade Rag

Nick Baker looks between the pages of six newspapers and magazines serving different trades or professions.
4: Church Times. An advertisement for the "Charisma" Clergy Filofax; a musical suggestion for a Sunday School class; and an editorial designed to quicken the vicarage pulse. Will it produce a thunderous mailbag for next week's letters page? God knows. Producer Nigel Acheson Stereo


Unknown: Nick Baker

: Daily Service

Prayer is the Soul's Sincere Desire (St Etheldreda, BBC HB 347); Luke 18, vv 1-8: To Thee, 0 Lord
(Rachmaninov); Lord of All Hopefulness (Slane, BBC HB 309).
Director of Music
Barry Rose.


Unknown: Barry Rose.

: The Bible

Isaiah. Part 15.

: Woman's Hour

withjenni Murray.
The poor, the deprived, the underclass how are they depicted in modem fiction and is it different for women?
(Revised repeat at 7.20pm LW) Serial:
Northanger Abbey (13)

: You and Yours

with Debbie Thrower.


Unknown: Debbie Thrower.

: Out of Order

Join MPs Julian Critchley and Austin Mitchell and their guests for the last round in the series of the political quiz.
Chairman Patrick Hannan. Producer Diane Messias. Stereo


Unknown: Julian Critchley
Unknown: Patrick Hannan.
Producer: Diane Messias.

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: My Uncle Freddie

Alex Ferguson 's second trilogy set in Jarrow in the hungry 30s.
2: Young Lecky, in search of a present for his mam's birthday, gets into trouble over a missing sixpence.
Running away from home, he finds refuge at
Annie Stayshere 's chip shop and she, being a Romanov princess, has the very thing he's looking for.
Director Dave Sheasby. Stereo


Unknown: Alex Ferguson
Unknown: Annie Stayshere
Director: Dave Sheasby.
Lccky: Simon Henderson
Alex: Alex Ferguson
Uncle Freddie: Art Davies
Auntie Ma: Belinda Chapman
Mam: Val McLean
Dad: Rod Arthur
Mrs Richardson: Alex Hall
Norman Richardson: Ross Dean
Annie Stayshcre: Christine Cox

: The Black Heart

First of four programmes. Paul Hyland went up the River Congo, inspired by Joseph Conrad 's Heart of Darkness and by the memory of his own great-uncle, Dan Crawford. In this account he tells how the resulting self-discovery mirrored too closely that of Conrad's, but also how he acquired the sense of belonging which prompted Crawford to remain there for the rest of his life.
Producer Alec Reid


Unknown: Paul Hyland
Unknown: Joseph Conrad
Unknown: Dan Crawford.
Producer: Alec Reid
Joseph Conrad: Anthony Donovan
Henry Morton Stanley: Michael Drew
Dan Crawford: Dominic Taylor

: File on 4

: Profile

A radio portrait, in conversation, recollection and anecdote.
Producer Howard Rogers


Producer: Howard Rogers

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Brian Sibley tries Fried Green Tomatoes, the surprise screen success in the US; and views Paul Schrader 's new film Light Sleeper. Cardiff hosts an animation festival; and soprano Felicity Lott is the studio guest.
Producer Tim Dee
(Revised repeat at 9.30pm)


Unknown: Brian Sibley
Unknown: Paul Schrader
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Producer: Tim Dee

: Short Story

Black Country Farm by Elizabeth Jolley.
From inside the wash-house came sounds of a tin bath being shared.
The visitors looked away from each other and stared stonily at the ground.
Read by Mary Wimbush. Producer Anne-Marie Cole


Unknown: Elizabeth Jolley.
Read By: Mary Wimbush.
Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

: PM

with Valerie Singleton and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Counterpoint

: News

: The Archers

Jason digs up trouble.

: Costing the Earth

The Environmental magazine

: Woman's Hour

(Revised repeat of 10.30am)

: Thorn in Our Flesh

A series of talks for Lent. Emma Nicholson MP describes the response of a politician to the disturbing teaching of Jesus of Nazareth. Producer Johnston McKay


Unknown: Emma Nicholson
Producer: Johnston McKay

: Medicine Now

: Immortal Diamonds

Rosemary Hartill explores the relationship between
God and the poets in a six-part series.
4: The Unbelieving Believer The poetry of Thomas Hardy.
Reader: Freddie Jones. Producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Rosemary Hartill
Reader: Thomas Hardy.
Reader: Freddie Jones.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Cliff's Country Ways

Cliff Michelmore looks at the apparent paradox of the rural coexistence of beauty and hard work. His guests include two ladies who have spent many years working the land, one on the fellsides of Cumbria, the other in charge of 60 acres of National Trust garden. Plus: what to listen and look out for, and where, this month in the countryside.
Producer Irene Mallis


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Producer: Irene Mallis

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod.


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod.

: *pm The Budget

A statement on behalf of the Labour Party by the Rt Hon John Smith , MP, the Shadow Chancellor.
(Approximate time)


Unknown: John Smith

: A Book at Bedtime

A Girl in Winter
Part 3.

: End of a Line

Four programmes about traditional ways of life that may soon be ending. 3: Village Blacksmith Paul Heiney meets
Hector Moore , master blacksmith and one of only a few men who know the secrets of the "horseman's world".


Unknown: Paul Heiney
Unknown: Hector Moore

: 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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