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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rt Rev Peter Firth , Bishop of Malmesbury.


Unknown: Peter Firth

: Today

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


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Dr John Newton.

: News

: Midweek

: Daily Service

Thou Art The Way (St
James, BBC HB 338); John 11, w 1-4; vv 17-27; I Will Mention The Loving
Kindness Of The Lord
(Sullivan); Christ Is The World's True Light
(Darmstadt). BBC Singers directed by Barry Rose.


Directed By: Barry Rose.

: Nearest and Dearest

What do we really feel about the people we do not choose but are expected to love and live with? 3: Siblings Can sibling rivalry lead to deep meaningful relationships in later life, and should we even care? Reporter Anne Brown. Producer Lucy Lunt. Stereo


Reporter: Anne Brown.
Producer: Lucy Lunt.

: The Bible

The Gospel of Mark 6: The Last Supper

: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray.
(Revised repeat at 7.20pm LW) Serial:
Coroner's Pidgin (7)


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: You and Yours

with Margaret Collins.


Unknown: Margaret Collins.

: Decline and Fall

Evelyn Waugh 's novel dramatised in six parts. 4: Paul Pennyfeather becomes engaged to a member of high society and Grimes turns up again.
Adapted by Jeremy Front
Producer Lissa Evans. Stereo


Unknown: Evelyn Waugh
Unknown: Paul Pennyfeather
Adapted By: Jeremy Front
Producer: Lissa Evans.
Paul Pennyfeather: Alistair McGowan
Margot: Joanna David
Grimes: Jim Broadbent
Maltravers: John Church
Peter: Richard Pearce
Potts: Daniel Strauss
Jane: Theresa Streatfeild

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Cod Wars

Moving On.
The conclusion of Gilly Fraser 's two-part serial set in Hessle Road, Hull, once the heart of the fishing community. Kelly is in Iceland and Thora and Hilda are learning to cope without her.
Music composed and played by Anthea Gomez.
Director Sue Wilson. Stereo


Unknown: Gilly Fraser
Played By: Anthea Gomez.
Director: Sue Wilson.
Hilda Armitage: Pauline Letts
Thora Turpin: Shirley Dixon
Kelly Turpin: Allce Arnold
Aud, the deep-minded: Ann Beach
Tom Parker: Nicholas Murchie
Joyce: Sunny Ormonde
Elsie Tyson: Ann Windsor
The Keeper: Michael Onslow
Stan: Eric Allan

: File On Four

: Lost Villages

Six villages lost in the 20th Century. Sean Street tells the story of their demise with the help of men and women who used to live in them.
5: Polphail
On the shores of Loch Fyne , Scotland, is the concrete shell of a village that was expected to bring prosperity to the area.
Producer Felicity Goodall. Stereo


Unknown: Sean Street
Unknown: Loch Fyne
Producer: Felicity Goodall.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Mark Steyn is at the films of the week including John Carpenter 's thriller
Memoirs of an Invisible
Man and Europa, Europa; there's a report from the Cannes Film Festival; and the writing of Angus Wilson is republished as his novel Anglo-Saxon Attitudes is adapted for TV.
Producer John Goudie. Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.30pm)


Unknown: Mark Steyn
Unknown: John Carpenter
Unknown: Angus Wilson
Producer: John Goudie.

: Short Story

The Escape Club by Vicky Barlow
"She could feel the power to invent her own world growing again. Would writing ever provide the key to real freedom or just to the imaginary variety?" Read by Sue Jenkins. Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: Vicky Barlow
Read By: Sue Jenkins.
Producer: Gillian Hush

: PM

with Valerie Singleton and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: News

: The Archers

Susan can't believe her ears.

: Woman's Hour

(Revised repeat of 10.30am)

: Face the Facts

John Waite returns with a new series in which he and his team of investigators peer under official carpets, behind company smoke-screens and through bureaucratic red tape on the trail of your complaints. Editor Graham Ellis .WRITE to: Face the Facts, Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA


Unknown: John Waite
Editor: Graham Ellis

: Where's That Man Going Mummy?

In 1979 David Read , aged 40, started life as a gentleman of the road. Now he presents his story of his experiences. Producer Dave Sheasby


Unknown: David Read
Producer: Dave Sheasby

: All in the Mind

: Trumpets and Foie Gras

The third of four programmes by Roderick Graham to celebrate the life of Sydney Smith.
Robert Lang plays the man of whom George III said "he is undoubtedly a very clever fellow but he will never be a Bishop".
Director Jane Morgan. Stereo


Unknown: Roderick Graham
Unknown: Sydney Smith.
Unknown: Robert Lang
Unknown: George Iii
Director: Jane Morgan.
Saba: Marian Diamond
Dr Holland: Andrew Wincott
Mrs Smith: Ann Bell
Jeffrey: Mark Straker
Lord John Russell: Norman Jones
Gardner: Terence Edmond

: In Business Public or Private?

Going public is one of the great temptations for any company, and they're queueing up to do it at the moment. Stock market investors get a chance to buy the shares, and the company's owners suddenly become seriously rich. But is going public really such a good idea? And why have some big companies turned tail, and retreated back into private ownership? Peter Day investigates in the last programme of the series. Producer Melanie Fanstone


Producer: Melanie Fanstone

: 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.

: Book at Bedtime

Hawksmoor by Peter Ackroyd.
Part 8 read by Ian Hogg Stereo


Unknown: Peter Ackroyd.
Read By: Ian Hogg

: Plain Tales From the Raj

A panorama of British
India recalled by some of those who lived in it.
2: Lances and Rifles: the Indian Army.
Presenter Evan Charlton. Producer Michael Mason
(Revised repeat)


Presenter: Evan Charlton.
Producer: Michael Mason

: 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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