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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Alison Bogle.


Unknown: Alison Bogle.

: Today

with John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rt Rev
Richard Harries.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Richard Harries.

: News

: Desert Island Discs


: The Village

Nigel Farrell presents the continuing triumphs and tragedies of a small rural community in Hampshire. Producer Chris Paling


Unknown: Nigel Farrell

: Dear Diary

Simon Brett introduces diaries for 8th May: Noel Coward is a guest at a Royal wedding; Wordsworth drops in unexpectedly on Henry Crabb Robinson : and the flags go up on V E Day. Readers Lin Sagovsky and Sean Barrett. Producer Kate McAII. Stereo


Introduces: Simon Brett
Unknown: Noel Coward
Unknown: Henry Crabb Robinson
Readers: Lin Sagovsky
Readers: Sean Barrett.
Producer: Kate McAii.

: Daily Service

Lead, Kindly Light (Alberta) (BBC HB 306); Oh Lord,
Hear us; Luke 24, vv 13-23, 28-35; Easter Evening (The Silkie); Lord, Enthroned in Heavenly Splendour (St Helen) (BBC HB 206). Director of Music
Graham Elliott.


Unknown: Graham Elliott.

: The Bible

3: A Question of Authority

: Woman's Hour

From Birmingham.
Introduced by Jenni Mills. (Revised repeat at 7.20pm LW) Serial: Coroner's Pidgin (4)


Introduced By: Jenni Mills.

: The Natural History Programme

Jessica Holm launches the BBC Radio Nature
Reporter Competition your chance to delve into the current affairs in nature, have your report broadcast and win a dolphin-watching holiday in the Mediterranean. Producer Grant Sonnex


Unknown: Jessica Holm
Producer: Grant Sonnex

: You and Yours

Presented by John Howard.


Presented By: John Howard.

: The Food Programme

Presented by Derek Cooper.
Pesticides and poultry, fast-food and foie gras ... the show that investigates the good, the bad and the tasteless.
Producers Sheila Dillon and Mane Helly


Presented By: Derek Cooper.
Producers: Sheila Dillon
Producers: Mane Helly

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: Classic Serial

The Expedition of Humphrey Clinker by Tobias Smollett. Parti.


Unknown: Humphrey Clinker
Unknown: Tobias Smollett.

: Special Assignment

BBC correspondents at home and abroad report on one of the main British or foreign topics in this week's news.
Producers Carole Lacey and Howard Rogers


Producers: Carole Lacey
Producers: Howard Rogers

: Bookshelf

The Jacobean revenge tragedy with its ghostly apparitions, insanity, mutilation and bloodshed established vengeance as a major literary motive. In the 20th century, it seems that revenge has become a particular source of inspiration for women writers - or was "Don't get mad get even" always their motto? Kate Saunders ,
Olivia Goldsmith and Roy Porter examine the sweet satisfaction of revenge. Plus, Howard Jacobson talks about "the first and worst of crimes" in his new novel, The Very Model of a Man.
Producer Sally Marmion. Stereo


Unknown: Kate Saunders
Unknown: Olivia Goldsmith
Unknown: Roy Porter
Talks: Howard Jacobson
Producer: Sally Marmion.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Tim Marlow talks about
Robert Hughes ' book on Barcelona; a work-in-progress on a film of Kafka's The Trial; and a review of Henry IV Part 2 at the Barbican.
Producer Nicki Paxman


Talks: Tim Marlow
Unknown: Robert Hughes
Producer: Nicki Paxman

: Short Story

Terminal One by David Marshall.
Is Murray, the middle-aged civil servant who wears an anorak, a joke or a spy?
Read by Valerie Sarruf. Producer Richard Wortley


Unknown: David Marshall.
Read By: Valerie Sarruf.
Producer: Richard Wortley

: PM

Presented by Hugh Sykes.


Presented By: Hugh Sykes.

: Going Places

The transport programme presented by Janet Trewin. Producer Jill Thomas


Presented By: Janet Trewin.
Producer: Jill Thomas

: News

: The Archers

Unpleasant shocks at Brookfield.
Written by Louise Page
Director Vanessa Whitburn


Written By: Louise Page
Director: Vanessa Whitburn
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Shula: Judy Bennett
Mark: Richard Derrington
David: Timothy Bentinck
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Debbie: Tamsin Greig
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Christine: Lesley Sawaeard
Tom: Bob Arnold
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosallnd Adams
William: Philip Molloy
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Caroline: Sara Coward
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Robin: Tim Meats
Nigel: Graham Seed
Mike: Terry Molloy
Brenda: Helen Cutler
Jean Paul: Yves Aubert
Bert: Roger Hume
Lynda: Carole Boyd

: Woman's Hour

(Revised repeat of 10.30am)

: Pick of the Week

A selection of extracts from BBC radio and television over the past seven days.

: Any Questions?

This week's panel:
Tony Banks, Labour Junior Spokesman on Social Security;
Edwina Currie ;
Charles Kennedy , Liberal Democrat
President and Spokesman on Health; and Sir Charles Powell ,
Former Private Secretary to Mrs Thatcher.
From Burnham,
Buckinghamshire. Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer Nick Utechin


Unknown: Edwina Currie
Unknown: Charles Kennedy
Unknown: Sir Charles Powell
Unknown: Mrs Thatcher.
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Law in Action

The cases, the courts and the lawyers -
Marcel Berlins 's weekly look at developments in the law. Producer Sallie Davies


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Sallie Davies

: Kaleidoscope

My Life in Film
Nigel Andrews talks to film directors who choose to make films of their early lives, including John Boorman and Terence Davies.


Talks: Nigel Andrews
Unknown: John Boorman
Unknown: Terence Davies.

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw.


Unknown: Richard Kershaw.

: Book At Bedtime

Hawksmoor by Peter Ackroyd. Part 5


Unknown: Peter Ackroyd.

: Week Ending

A satirical look back at the week's news with the Week Ending team. Producer Louise Coats

: The Financial Week

with Heather Payton.


Unknown: Heather Payton.

: 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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