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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Rev Vivienne Faull.

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rt Rev Jim Thompson.
8.40Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Jim Thompson.

: News

: Midweek

with Libby Purves.
Producer Lucy Cacanas. Stereo


Unknown: Libby Purves.
Producer: Lucy Cacanas.

: You Know It Makes Sense

Six programmes about the human senses.
4: A Bouquet for the Nose Crushed garlic and rotting meat are just two out of the half-million smells that humans can, in theory, sense. Yet most of us seem to ignore this wealth of olfactory information. Geoff Watts talks to aromatherapists, scientists and perfumers. Producer Peter Croasdale. Stereo


Talks: Geoff Watts
Producer: Peter Croasdale.

: Daily Service

The Church's One
Foundation (Aurelia, BBC HB 184); Ephesians 2, vv 13-22: Give Us the Wings of Faith (Bullock); Glorious Things of Thee Are
Spoken (Abbot's Leigh, BBC HB 176). Director of Music Simon Joly.


Music: Simon Joly.

: The Hindu Scriptures

18: The Pot of Nectar.

: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray.
Nearly 2,000 people rang the helpline during the programme's week-long breast cancer campaign in January. Their questions, concerns and comments form the basis for this update which concentrates on new research, more information on breast screening, and help and advice for women who develop secondaries. Serial: A Lesson in Dying (8)


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: You and Yours

with Roisin McAuley.


Unknown: Roisin McAuley.

: The House

Another six-part political drama by Christopher Lee.
1: The House of Commons reconvenes with a fresh set of problems for Party Chairman
Sir Charles Bannister. His new public role takes second place, however, to a more private question: where has Lady Bannister disappeared to - and with whom?
Producer Neil Cargill. Stereo


Unknown: Christopher Lee.
Unknown: Sir Charles Bannister.
Producer: Neil Cargill.
Sir Clmrks: Julian Glover
Dougal Baxter: Peter Kelly
Mary Bannister: Isla Blair
Juliet Cameron: Siobhan Redmond
Polly: Ruth Gemmell
Kay: Jane Booker
Nick: Julian Dutton

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers


: The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

Five further exploits of Conan Doyle 's detective. 4: The Naval Treaty
Watson's old schoolfriend faces certain ruin if a secret government document cannot be found.
Dramatised by David Ashton Violinist Leonard Friedman
Director Patrick Rayner. Stereo


Unknown: Conan Doyle
Dramatised By: David Ashton
Violinist: Leonard Friedman
Director: Patrick Rayner.
Holmes: Clive Merrison
Dr Watson: Michael Williams
Percy Phelps: Patrick Malahide
Annie: Joanna Myers
Joseph: Stephen Tompkinson
Lord Holdhurst: Brett Usher
Insp Forbes: David Bannerman
Tangey: Norman Jones
Miss Tangey: Petra Markham

: File On 4

: Devil's Advocate

Actress Helen Atkinson -
Wood attempts to convince Clive Anderson that Goneril, the eldest daughter of Shakespeare's King Lear, was provoked into committing her evil deeds by a selfish and uncompromising father. Producer Kate Boston. Stereo


Unknown: Helen Atkinson
Unknown: Clive Anderson
Producer: Kate Boston.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

with Quentin Cooper. Neil Jordan 's film thriller The Crying Game, and the film of the play Glengarry Glen Ross, are reviewed, as well as Tara Arts ' staging of the classic Indian tale
Heer Ranjha.
Producer Beaty Rubens. Stereo (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)


Unknown: Quentin Cooper.
Unknown: Neil Jordan
Unknown: Glengarry Glen
Unknown: Tara Arts
Unknown: Heer Ranjha.
Producer: Beaty Rubens.

: Five Strange Stories

3: The Dress
A dress becomes an important issue in the love-life of Conrad Filby. Read by Keith Drinkel.


Unknown: Conrad Filby.
Read By: Keith Drinkel.

: PM

with Wendy Austin and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Wendy Austin
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: News

: The Archers

A present for Peggy. Stereo

: Face the Facts

John Waile investigates. Editor Graham Ellis
0 WRITE to: Face the Facts. BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA


Unknown: John Waile
Editor: Graham Ellis

: All in the Mind

: The Fading Dream

As America prepares for election time,
John Humphrys , the BBC's
Washington correspondent nearly 20 years ago, has been back to find out whether LBJ's dream of a "Great Society" is nearer to a reality. He talks not to the politicians, but to those who count the voters.
Producer Julia Williams


Unknown: John Humphrys
Producer: Julia Williams

: In Business

There Are Bad Times
Just Around the Comer....
Noel Coward 's song of 40 years ago poked fun at doom-mongers, but these days it's not so amusing. With still no end to the recession in sight, is recession about to turn into a 1930s-style slump? Have politicians failed the economy - and can industry pull off a recovery in spite of them? Peter Day reports.


Unknown: Noel Coward
Unknown: Peter Day

: Kaleidoscope

Stereo (Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw.


Unknown: Richard Kershaw.

: A Book at Bedtime

3: The Tongue.

: Magic Moments

Nigel Fountain on key moments in popular culture.
2: Having It AU
In 1972 Helen Gurley Brown set up
Cosmopolitan, a good read "for the sexy girl". It came with male pin-ups, offers for the "Man Trap scent" and an article called "I was a sleep around girl.... yet now claims it's a feminist magazine.


Unknown: Nigel Fountain
Unknown: Helen Gurley

: 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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