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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Rev John Rackley.


Unknown: John Rackley.

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor.
Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rev Philip Crowe.


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Rev Philip Crowe.

: Tiger, Tiger and Other Stories

The Mythmaker's Office "Death" becomes unmentionable, and people arrive from the moon sucking lozenges.
My Last Story brings this series to a poignant end. Stereo

: News

: Call Nick Ross: [number removed]

Producer Mohini Patel
•Lines open from 8.00am


Producer: Mohini Patel

: Dished up in the Dordogne

Sylvia Horn reports from the front line of the new
British invasion of the Dordogne.
1: On the Job. The partners from Newhaven are trying to build a four-star campsite; the Scots couple are staging spectacles in schools and town squares; while the accountant from
Newbury is now the local estate agent. And, for the past year at the Prince
Noir restaurant, reporter Sylvia Horn and her family have been soldiering on. Producer Joy Hatwood


Reporter: Sylvia Horn
Unknown: Sylvia Horn

: Daily Service

Jesu, Lover of My Soul (Aberystwyth, BBC HB
145); Spirit of Faith (Little Stanmore); Romans 3, w 20-26; Here in This Holy Place (Kendrick); I Will
Sing the Wondrous Story (Hyfrydol). Director of Music James Whitboum.


Music: James Whitboum.

: The Bible

The First Letter of St Paul to Timothy

: Woman's Hour

with Alison Hilliard.
They have brains very like ours, and have built an utterly harmonious matriarchal civilisation.
Jean Snedegar explores the world of bees and their keepers.
Story: Loulou; or, the Domestic Life of the Language by Margaret Atwood.


Unknown: Alison Hilliard.
Unknown: Jean Snedegar
Unknown: Margaret Atwood.

: Medicine Now

with Geoff Watts. Producer Julia Durbin


Unknown: Geoff Watts.
Producer: Julia Durbin

: You and Yours

with Sally Hawkins.


Unknown: Sally Hawkins.

: Frank Muir Presents ... 500 Years of Humorous Prose

From William Caxton to P G
Wodehouse - a conducted tour by Frank Muir. 1: First Things First
Including the first printed joke, a doctor's first ward-round and a baby's first appearance. Readers
Prunella Scales ,
Richard Briers and Timothy West. Adapted by Mike Barfield from The Oxford Book of Humorous Prose
Producer Colin Swash. Stereo


Unknown: William Caxton
Unknown: Frank Muir.
Readers: Prunella Scales
Readers: Richard Briers
Readers: Timothy West.
Adapted By: Mike Barfield
Producer: Colin Swash.

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

It's Better to Travel
Marianne Carey 's first play for radio is all about finding the right recipe for romance, as Lizzie slaves in the kitchen to spice up her marriage to stick-in-the-mud Ron. Director Patrick Rayner Stereo


Unknown: Marianne Carey
Director: Patrick Rayner
Lizzie: Grace Glover
Ron: Andy Gray

: Tingle Factor

Writer and jazz musician Barry Fantoni is Jeremy Nicholas 's guest. Stereo


Musician: Barry Fantoni
Unknown: Jeremy Nicholas

: What If ... ?

Newspaper stories about the private lives of the Prince and Princess of Wales provoked a vigorous response from the new Press Complaints Commission - but that didn't stop them appearing. Would those and other stories have been treated differently if the reforms proposed in 1977 had been acted upon? Rewriting history this week are
Lord Blom Cooper , the last Chairman of the Press Council, and the Ombudsman for the Guardian, Prof Hugh Stephenson.
Producer Ian Bell


Unknown: Lord Blom Cooper
Unknown: Prof Hugh
Producer: Ian Bell

: Punters

with Susan Marling. Editor Jenny Walmsley


Unknown: Susan Marling.
Editor: Jenny Walmsley

: News

: Kaleidoscope

As a new biography is published, Paul Vaughan investigates the importance of Hubert Parry as a composer. Also a review of Polish sci-fi novelist Stanislaw Lem 's novel Memoirs Found in a Bathtub.
Producer Alasdair Cross. Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: Hubert Parry
Unknown: Stanislaw Lem
Producer: Alasdair Cross.

: Short Story

The Cowboy by Lamorna Hutchison.
Read by Stuart McQuarrie. "He wore a waistcoat, bright red, and a black boot-lace tie, and slung casually round his hips was a gun in a holster.
And it was that gun that made us all look at him." Producer David Jackson Young


Unknown: Lamorna Hutchison.
Read By: Stuart McQuarrie.
Producer: David Jackson Young

: PM

with Valerie Singleton and Wendy Austin.


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Wendy Austin.

: Quote ...Unquote

Questionable quotes and quotable quips from a quintessential quartet of Brian Glover , Maureen Freely, Peter Wood and Frederic Raphael. With Nigel Rees in the chair.
Quotations read by Ronald Fletcher.
Producer Jon Naismith. Stereo


Unknown: Brian Glover
Unknown: Peter Wood
Unknown: Frederic Raphael.
Unknown: Nigel Rees
Read By: Ronald Fletcher.
Producer: Jon Naismith.

: News

: The Archers

Promises, promises. Stereo

: In the Psychiatrist's Chair

Dr Anthony Clare talks to Glenys Kinnock.


Talks: Dr Anthony Clare
Unknown: Glenys Kinnock.

: Science Now

: Poets and Places

John Florance visits Hull and through poetry and observation explores the city Philip Larkin made his own.
Producer Julia Gillett


Unknown: John Florance
Unknown: Philip Larkin
Producer: Julia Gillett

: In Touch

With Peter White. Producer Thena Heshel
•QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: tel 071.[number removed]between
9.15pm and 10.15pm


Unknown: 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

Lucky Jim Part 7.

: Stanza

The second in a series of late-night conversations about poetry.
Andrew McAllister invites Jackie Kay , Alan Jenkins and Peter Porter to take a look at what's happening on the poetry scene - and to read some of their latest work.
Readings by Kathleen Jamie , Simon Armitage , Ian Duhig and Paul Muldoon.
Producer Susan Roberts


Unknown: Andrew McAllister
Unknown: Jackie Kay
Unknown: Alan Jenkins
Unknown: Peter Porter
Unknown: Kathleen Jamie
Unknown: Simon Armitage
Unknown: Ian Duhig
Unknown: Paul Muldoon.
Producer: Susan Roberts

: Questions of Taste

Chris Kelly hosts the quiz in which a starter for ten is a very expensive prawn cocktail.
This week: Oz Clarke, Josceline Dimbleby ,
Michael Bateman and Susan Brookes. Recorded at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.
Producer Richard Wilson. Stereo


Unknown: Chris Kelly
Unknown: Josceline Dimbleby
Unknown: Michael Bateman
Unknown: Susan Brookes.
Producer: Richard Wilson.

: 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.

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