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: Newt Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Carolyn Butler.


Unknown: Carolyn Butler.

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Peter Hobday.
Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Dr Paula Clifford.


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Dr Paula Clifford.

: Jogging Round Majorca

2: Mo Palma


Unknown: Mo Palma

: News

: Call Nick Ross: [number removed]

Your chance to talk to
Nick Ross and his guests on an issue of the moment.
Producer Nick Utechin
•LINES OPEN from 8.00am


Unknown: Nick Ross
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Grand Tour

Istanbul The historian John Julius Norwich takes us to one of the world's most exotic cities, and describes how ancient Istanbul has adapted to the modem world since his first visit in the 1950s. Producer Martin Buckley


Unknown: John Julius
Producer: Martin Buckley

: Daily Service

Father, hear the prayer we offer (Sussex BBC HB 352); Psalm 119, vv 33-40;
Matthew 10, v 34 to 11, vl; A Prayer of St Richard (White); Take My Life
(Nottingham). Director of Music Leslie Olive.


Unknown: St Richard
Music: Leslie Olive.

: The Bible

Matthew. Part 5.

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray meets
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala , author of the screenplay of the new film Howards End.
Second story:
(Revised repeat at 7.20pm LW) Hurricane Hazel
(Part 1).


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

: All in the Mind

Professor Anthony Clare presents the weekly magazine devoted to matters of the mind. Producer Tony Phillips


Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare
Producer: Tony Phillips

: You and Yours

with John Howard.


Unknown: John Howard.

: Looking Forward to the Past

Robert Booth dips into the past for a none-too-serious historical chat with Clement Freud , Rosalind Miles , Harry Thompson and Nigel Dempster. Producer Liz Anstee Stereo


Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Rosalind Miles
Unknown: Harry Thompson
Unknown: Nigel Dempster.
Producer: Liz Anstee

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

A Different Woman
Written by Perry Pontac. "You'd look, I'm sure, quite lovely, without your glasses, your nose, those particular teeth and with the body reshaped." Thus spoke the plastic surgeon, but the redesigned
Miss Dinnage develops controversial ideas.
Director Richard Wortley Stereo


Written By: Perry Pontac.
Director: Richard Wortley
Melda Dinnage: Alison Steadman
Dr Bratcher: Peter Jeffrey
Dr Wardle: Ronald Herdman
Dr Markham-Crombie: Andrew Wincott
Dr Sythe: Peter Penry Jones
Dr Mossman: Fraser Kerr
Dr Foxwell: John Church

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

with Roy Hudd and John Moffatt on the traditions and history of the very English institution, the music hall.
Producer Michael Emery Stereo


Unknown: Roy Hudd
Unknown: John Moffatt
Producer: Michael Emery

: Tuesday Lives

Joanna Buchan discovers some hidden treasures in ordinary people's extraordinary lives in the last programme of the series.
Producer Tessa Watt Stereo


Unknown: Joanna Buchan
Producer: Tessa Watt

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Gill Pyrah reviews the new novel Jazz by best-selling author Toni Morrison ; and pianist Joshua Rifkin , who restored the reputation of composer Scott Joplin , has now turned his attention to the rags and tangos of Joplin's contemporaries. Producer Jerome Weatherald
(Revised repeat at 9.30pm)


Unknown: Gill Pyrah
Unknown: Toni Morrison
Pianist: Joshua Rifkin
Unknown: Scott Joplin
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Short Story

The Honey That Came From The Sea by Sheena Blackball.
"Would the circus star tumble out of her heavenly certainty and smash into a thousand atoms in the arena dust? How horrible, how dreadful, how splendiferous if she did."
Read by Eileen McCallum. Producer Bruce Young


Unknown: Sheena Blackball.
Read By: Eileen McCallum.
Producer: Bruce Young

: PM

Presented by Valerie Singleton and Frank Partridge.


Presented By: Valerie Singleton
Presented By: Frank Partridge.

: No Commitments

by Simon Brett.
Last in the series.
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.
Theme music by Elizabeth Parker. Producer Paul Schlesinger Stereo


Unknown: Simon Brett.
Music By: Elizabeth Parker.
Producer: Paul Schlesinger
Anna: Rosemary Leach
Victoria: Nicola Pagett
Charlotte: Celia Imrie
Delia: Maxine Audley
Roger: Stephen Moore
Eddie: James Greene
Patrick: Nicholas Murchie
The Delivery Boy: Nicholas Murchie
Mrs Motson: Alison Reid
The Waitress: Alison Reid

: News

: The Archers

There's buttering up at Bridge Farm ...

: File On Four

Major issues, changing attitudes, important issues at home and abroad. Reporter Stuart Simon. Producer Liz Carney


Reporter: Stuart Simon.
Producer: Liz Carney

: Woman's Hour

(Revised repeat of 10.30am)

: Science Now

with Alun Lewis.
A weekly review of discoveries and develeopments in science.


Unknown: Alun Lewis.

: The Word on the Street

Susan Marling presents a series which reflects the experience of life at street level in contemporary Britain.
2:Leyton. In Leyton,
"They're all at it, but keep it quiet", or so says John (not his real name) the Con. "It" is crime. In a dingy back room "they" talk about life outside the law.
Producer Mary Price


Unknown: Susan Marling

: In Touch

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap.
Presented by Peter White. Producer Thena Heshel
•QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: tel [number removed]between
9.30pm and 10.30pm
FACTSHEETS: and quarterly bulletins summarising broadcast information are available on request. Send large sae to [address removed]
● HANDBOOK: £12.50, from [address removed]


Presented By: Peter White.

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod. Stereo


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod.

: A Book At Bedtime

2: The Diamond As Big As The Ritz by F Scott Fitzgerald. Part 2.


Unknown: Scott Fitzgerald.

: The Year In Question

It was the year that teddies looked for trouble at the seaside, and Uncle
Sam looked for reds under the bed. Hunter Davies referees the knock-out news quiz between the Sunday Newspapers.
2: The Sunday Times v The Observer.
Producers Viv Black and Hamish Mykura


Unknown: Hunter Davies
Producers: Viv Black
Producers: Hamish Mykura

: Dear Bix

In the third of four programmes on the legendary American comet player
Bix Beiderbecke , Geoffrey Smith includes further small group recordings with Frankie Traumbauer from 1927.
Producer Derek Drescher
(Rsrt broadcast on Radio 3)


Unknown: Bix Beiderbecke
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Frankie Traumbauer
Producer: Derek Drescher

: 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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