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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Alex Blair.


Unknown: Alex Blair.

: Today

with John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor , and Brian Redhead at the United
Nations Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Ven George Austin.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Ven George Austin.

: News

: The Hospital

An eight-part series on life in Waisgrave Hospital in Coventry.
5: A threat to the future of the hospital's infertility unit, and Sister Maggie Kitchen struggles with violent patients in Admissions.
Producers Sarah Rowlands and Brian King. Stereo


Producers: Sarah Rowlands
Producers: Brian King.

: Sad Cypress

A five-part dramatisation of Agatha Christie 's novel. 5: A history of greed and deceit is revealed. Singer Joanna Myers Pianist Michael Haslam Dramatised by Michael Bakewell Director Enyd Williams Stereo


Unknown: Agatha Christie
Singer: Joanna Myers
Pianist: Michael Haslam
Dramatised By: Michael Bakewell
Hercule Point: John Moffatt
Elinor Carlisle: Emma Fielding
Dr Lord: David McAlister
Roddy Webnan: Charles Simpson
Nurse Hopkins: Pauline Letts
Sir Edwin Bulmer: David King
Sir Samuel Atterbury: Peter Penry Jones
Dr Garcia: John Church
Mr Wargrave: Jonathan Adams
MrLittledak: Gordon Reid
Amelia Sedley: Ann Windsor
Inspector Brill: Eric Allan

: Daily Service

Rome Pilgrimage
A service held in the 4th-
Century Basilica at the Catacombs of St Domitilla. Canon Noel Vincent leads the prayers and reflects on the faith of the early Christian martyrs.
Faith of Our Fathers
(Sawston); John 15, vv 12-21; The Father's Love (Lole); 0 Thou who Camest From Above
(Hereford, BBC HB 362). Organist Paul Joslin Director of Music
Claire Campbell Smith


Unknown: Canon Noel Vincent
Organist: Paul Joslin

: The Bible

John. Part 8.

: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray.
(Revised repeat at 7.20pm LW) Serial: Family Money (9)


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: From Our Own Correspondent

Producer Geoff Spink


Producer: Geoff Spink

: You and Yours

with Debbie Thrower.


Unknown: Debbie Thrower.

: Slightly Foxed

Gill Pyrah chairs the literary quiz. Guests:
Germaine Greer , Katharine Whitehom , Craig Brown and Irma Kurtz. From Bury St Edmunds.
Producer Gareth Edwards. Stereo


Unknown: Gill Pyrah
Unknown: Germaine Greer
Unknown: Katharine Whitehom
Unknown: Craig Brown
Unknown: Irma Kurtz.
Producer: Gareth Edwards.

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Revenge

Wilf Bailey is an old-fashioned Eastender and proud of it. Under threat from local tearaways he takes matters into his own hands.
Written by Ayshe Raif.
Director Claire Grove. Stereo


Unknown: Wilf Bailey
Written By: Ayshe Raif.
Director: Claire Grove.
Wilf Bailey: Trevor Peacock
Flo Bailey: Brenda Bruce
Lee Kirby: Matthew Sim
Jean: Joanna Wake
Reg: -John Church
Eva: Gudrun Ure
PC Jeff: Mark Straker
PC Alan: Peter Gunn
Chris: Terence Edmond
Logan: David Learner
Dean: Neil Roberts

: Down Your Way

: Poetry Please!

with Simon Rae and readers Elinor Jones and David Straun. Guest Helen Dunmore. eREQUESTS TO: Poetry Please! BBC Bristol BS8 2LR Producer Julian Wilkinson. Stereo


Unknown: Simon Rae
Unknown: David Straun.
Unknown: Helen Dunmore.
Producer: Julian Wilkinson.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen visits The
London Bubble Theatre, which is ten years old, and a new exhibition at Kettles Yard, Cambridge.
Producer Abigail Appleton. Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.30pm)


Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Abigail Appleton.

: Short Story

Tea for Two by Margaret Lesser.
Two strangers meet in a tearoom. But perhaps they have met before.
Read by Ann Aris. Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: Margaret Lesser.
Read By: Ann Aris.
Producer: Gillian Hush

: PM

with Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: The Harpoon

Another chance to flick through the pages of your favourite weekly from the Empire's golden age.
With Julian Dutton , Peter Baynham ,
Alistair McGowan , Mary Elliot -Nelson and Bryonie Pritchard.
Producer Sarah Smith. Stereo


Unknown: Julian Dutton
Unknown: Peter Baynham
Unknown: Alistair McGowan
Unknown: Mary Elliot
Unknown: Bryonie Pritchard.
Producer: Sarah Smith.

: News

: The Archers

The mystery of the missing tart. Stereo

: Woman's Hour

(Revised repeat of 10.30am)

: Going Back

A series in which people return to places where they have lived in the past. 1: Tanya Tanya Matthews was bom in southern Russia, four years after the Bolshevik revolution of 1917. Of "improper social origin", she managed to leave the Soviet Union by marrying a British journalist. Now, Tanya will be re-united with her first husband, a Russian cameraman. Producer Nigel Acheson. Stereo


Unknown: Tanya Matthews
Producer: Nigel Acheson.

: Analysis

Tiger, Tiger....
In the Shadows of the Night
In the second of two programmes John Keay considers whether economic success is enough to guarantee political stability and military security in East Asia, or could we see a new struggle for mastery? Producer Zareer Masani


Unknown: John Keay
Producer: Zareer Masani

: Travels with Mrs T

David Bean arrives in Belgium in the footsteps of Mrs Frances Trollope who, in 1833, wrote a book about her visit.
Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: David Bean
Unknown: Mrs Frances Trollope

: Does He Take Sugar?

with Ted Harrison. Producer Marlene Pease ePHONE: [number removed](Mon-Fri 10.00am-5.00pm) .WRITE to: Does He Take
Sugar?, BBC, London W1A 1AA


Unknown: Ted Harrison.
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Tim Bowler. Stereo


Unknown: Tim Bowler.

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw. Stereo


Unknown: Richard Kershaw.

: A Book at Bedtime

Picnic at Hanging Rock Part 9

: Around the World in 80 Days

Jules Verne 's story, dramatised in four parts by Terry James , with Leslie Phillips as Phileas Fogg , Jim Broadbent as Sergeant Fix, Yves Aubert as Passepartout and Diana Quick as Princess Aouda. 2: Distractions in the Jungle
Music: Wilfredo Acosta
Director Janet Whitaker. Stereo


Unknown: Jules Verne
Unknown: Terry James
Unknown: Leslie Phillips
Unknown: Phileas Fogg
Unknown: Jim Broadbent
Unknown: Yves Aubert
Unknown: Diana Quick
Music: Wilfredo Acosta
Director: Janet Whitaker.
Brigadier Cromarty: Garard Green
Elephant driver: Lyndham Gregory
Inspector of Bombay Police: John Church
Judge: Terence Edmond
Inspector of Hong Kong Police: Jonathan Adams
Clerk: Ronald Herdman
Conductor: Nicholas Murchie
Guide: Mark Straker

: 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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