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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Prayer for the Day with Rev Andrew


Unknown: Rev Andrew

: Today

with Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rev
Dr Donald English.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Dr Donald English.

: News

: Desert Island Discs

The guest is General
Norman Schwarzkopf. Stereo


Unknown: Norman Schwarzkopf.

: The Village

The continuing real-life stories of the folk of Bentley in Hampshire.
6: A special occasion for the vicar and his wife.
Presenter Nigel Farrell. Producer Ronni Davis


Presenter: Nigel Farrell.
Producer: Ronni Davis

: Daily Service

Children of a Heavenly
King (Melling); Revelation 7, vv 1, 3, 9-12; O Come, Let Us Worship
(Rachmaninov); Give Me the Wings of Faith (Song 67, BBC HB 229). Director of Music Stephen Layton.


Music: Stephen Layton.

: Magic Moments

Nigel Fountain on key moments in popular culture.
4: Yes We Have No Suspenders They were thick, baggy, ill-fitting and orange: tights became fashionable in 1967 with the mini-skirt boom. Manufacturers rushed to sew stockings onto panties, in the days before Lycra, American Tan, Sock Shop, 5-denier sheers, tartan fishnets and Princess Diana's "bow-tights". Producer Wendy Pilmer. Stereo


Unknown: Nigel Fountain
Producer: Wendy Pilmer.

: Paradise Lost

Episode 5.

: Woman's Hour

Introduced from
Manchester by Felicity Goodie.
Phew! What scorchers!
Leggy, blonde bombshell Carol Clewlow , author of the current serial, celebrates the joys of tabloid language.
Serial: Love in the Modem Sense (4)


Unknown: Carol Clewlow

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Jessica Holm. Producer Simon Roberts


Presented By: Jessica Holm.
Producer: Simon Roberts

: You and Yours

with Roisin McAuley. Editor Ken Vass


Unknown: Roisin McAuley.
Editor: Ken Vass

: 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.
Producer Sheila Dillon


Presented By: Derek Cooper.
Producer: Sheila Dillon

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers


: Classic Serial

The True Story of Martin Guerre
Second of a two-part dramatisation from the trial notes of the 16th-century French judge, Jean de Coras. Stereo


Unknown: Jean de Coras.

: 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

Nigel Forde talks to author Julian Barnes whose new novel The Porcupine examines political and personal conflict in Eastern Europe. He also meets Robert Goddard , favourite contemporary author of the Prime
Producer Sally Marmion. Stereo


Talks: Nigel Forde
Unknown: Julian Barnes
Unknown: Robert Goddard
Producer: Sally Marmion.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

As a large exhibition of Tom Phillips opens,
Louisa Buck considers the work of the artist. There is a preview of Radio 3's play The Duchess ofMalfi, and the French designer Philippe Starck talks about his philosophy.
Producer Adrian Washbourne


Unknown: Tom Phillips
Unknown: Louisa Buck
Talks: Philippe Starck
Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: Short Story: The Lumber Room

by Saki.
As a matter of fact Nicholas had no intention of going in to the gooseberry garden, but it was extremely convenient for him that the aunt should believe he had.
Read by John Moffatt.


Author: Saki [H.H. Munro]
Reader: John Moffatt
Producer: Tim Gebbels

: PM

with Valerie Singleton and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Going Places

with Janet Trewin. Producer Jill Thomas


Unknown: Janet Trewin.
Producer: Jill Thomas

: News

: The Archers

... and then he kissed her.
Written by Sam Jacobs
Director Joanna Toye. Stereo .Archers Addicts Fan Club: sae to[address removed]


Written By: Sam Jacobs
Director: Joanna Toye.
PM Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
David Archer: Tim Bentinck
Ruth Archer: Felicity Finch
Elizabeth Archer: Alison Dowling
Bnan Aidridge: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aidridge: Angela Piper
Jack Woolley: Arnold Peters
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter: Charlotte Martin
Betty Tucker: Pamela Craig
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Robin Stokes: Tim Meats
Usha Gupta: Sudha Bhuchar
Conn Kortchmar: Don Fellows
Lisa: Tracey Gardiner

: Pick of the Week

with Chris Serle.
Producer Julian Hale


Unknown: Chris Serle.
Producer: Julian Hale

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby and guests Tom Clarke MP, Shadow Secretery of State for Scotland; Rt Hon Ian Lang MP, Secretary' of State for Scotland;
Magnus Linklater,
Editor of The Scotsman; and Yvonne Strachan , Women's Officer for the Scottish Transport and General Workers' Union, tackle the issues raised in Glasgow.
Producer Nick Utechin


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Tom Clarke
Unknown: Ian Lang
Unknown: Yvonne Strachan
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins 's weekly look at the developments in the law and how they affect our lives.
Producer Sallie Davies


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Sallie Davies

: Kaleidoscope

Feeling Blue Stereo

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw. Stereo


Unknown: Richard Kershaw.

: A Book at Bedtime

Loitering with Intent Part 5.

: Week Ending

A satirical review of the week's news with the Week Ending team.
Producer Jon Naismith. Stereo


Producer: Jon Naismith.

: 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.

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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