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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Derek Wilson.


Unknown: Derek Wilson.

: Today

with John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day: Children in Need winners.
8.40Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.

: News

: Desert Island Discs

With the geneticist Dr Steve Jones.
Producer Janet Lee. Stereo


Unknown: Dr Steve Jones.
Producer: Janet Lee.

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley airs your letters and comments on BBC programmes. Producer Poppy Hughes
.WRITE to: Feedback, BBC, London W1A 1AA


Unknown: Chris Dunkley
Producer: Poppy Hughes

: Daily Service

Ye That Know the Lord is Gracious (Abbot's Leigh); I Peter 2, vv 11-21; Deep
River (arr Tippett); Awake, Awake, Fling Off the Night (Grenoble). Director of Music James Whitboum.


Music: James Whitboum.

: Dear Diary

Simon Brett returns with selections from four centuries of diaries. On 20 November 1947 diarists record their reactions to the wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip; in 1788 society lady Hester Piozzi discusses the Madness of King George III ; and in 1964, a Politician ponders how to decline an invitation to Buckingham Palace. Producer Kate McAII. Stereo


Unknown: Simon Brett
Unknown: Hester Piozzi
Unknown: King George Iii
Producer: Kate McAii.

: Paradise Lost

Episode 14.

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray launches the Woman's Hour 1993 diary at Ronnie Scott 's with guests Rachael Billington , Wendy Perriam and Sarah Harrison.
Story: A View of Exmoor by Sylvia Townsend Warner. Read by Edward Petherbridge. Abridged by Sally Skrimshire


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Ronnie Scott
Unknown: Rachael Billington
Unknown: Wendy Perriam
Unknown: Sarah Harrison.
Unknown: Sylvia Townsend Warner.
Read By: Edward Petherbridge.

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Jessica Holm. Producer John Ruthven


Presented By: Jessica Holm.
Producer: John Ruthven

: You and Yours

with Roisin McAuley. Editor Ken Vass


Unknown: Roisin McAuley.
Editor: Ken Vass

: The Food Programme

with Derek Cooper. Producer Sheila Dillon


Unknown: Derek Cooper.
Producer: Sheila Dillon

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers


: Classic Serial

The Master and Margarita
2: The Magic Theatre

: Special Assignment

Philip Short reports from Hanoi on how Vietnam may become one of the dominant economies of South-East Asia. Producer Carole Lacey


Unknown: Philip Short
Producer: Carole Lacey

: The Dead Room

Actors, producers, studio managers, production assistants and the writer have all contributed their fees and wages to make this comedy for Children in Need Day. Contributors include the BBC's
Managing Director of Network Radio, David Hatch ; various drama producers; the actress Anna Massey ; and the script is by Radio Drama's Literary Manager,
Alan Drury. The play concerns the search for the killer of Johnson, the director of an arts and leisure centre.
With Terry Wogan and Kenneth Branagh , and help from Joanna Kyle , Carol McShane , Richard Beadsmoore , Sarah Rosewame ,
Enyd Williams , Jane Morgan Director Ned Chaillet. Stereo


Unknown: David Hatch
Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: Alan Drury.
Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Kenneth Branagh
Unknown: Joanna Kyle
Unknown: Carol McShane
Unknown: Richard Beadsmoore
Unknown: Sarah Rosewame
Unknown: Enyd Williams
Unknown: Jane Morgan
Director: Ned Chaillet.
Johnson: John Tydeman
Renfrew: Hamish Wilson
Carter: Glyn Dearman
Bates: Eoin O'Callaghan
Barker: Faynia Williams
Auntie: Pam Brighton
Parsletv: Philip Martin
Chief Executive: David Hatch
Mrs ArbuthnotjLady Evelyn: Anna Massey

: News

: Kaleidoscope

As a major exhibition of Walter Sickert opens, Tim Marlow considers the influence of the artist. His studio guests are the Chieftains, and he considers the unpatriotic prose of the Austrian playwright Thomas Bernhard.
Producer Paul Quinn. Stereo


Unknown: Walter Sickert
Unknown: Tim Marlow
Unknown: Thomas Bernhard.
Producer: Paul Quinn.

: Stories from India

by R K Narayan. 5: The Axe.
If the old house remains intact, then Velan's beautiful gardens will also endure. But the years pass and the property developers gather ... Read by Sam Dastor.


Read By: Sam Dastor.

: PM

with Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Going Places

with Janet Trewin. Producer Jill Thomas


Unknown: Janet Trewin.
Producer: Jill Thomas

: News

: The Archers

Has Robin saved the day, or is it too late?
Written by Louise Page
Director Keri Davies. Stereo


Written By: Louise Page
Director: Keri Davies.
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Hebdon: Judy Bennett
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth Archer: Felicity Finch
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
Jack Woolley: Arnold Peters
Peggy Woolley: June Spencer
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
Clarrie Grundy: Rosalind Adams
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter: Charlotte Martin
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Robin Stokes: Tim Meats
Nigel Pargetter: Graham Seed
Lisa: Tracey Gardiner
Richard Locke: William Gaminara

: Pick of the Week

with Chris Serle.
Producer Viv Black. Stereo


Unknown: Chris Serle.
Producer: Viv Black.

: Any Questions?

The panel includes
Dr Zaki Badawi , Director of the Muslim College; Julia Cleverdon , Chief
Executive of "Business in the Community"; and David Owen , Chief
Constable of North Wales, who tackle the issues raised in Cardiff.
Jonathan Dimbleby. Producer Nick Utechin


Unknown: Dr Zaki Badawi
Unknown: Julia Cleverdon
Unknown: David Owen
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins 's weekly look at the law.
Producer Sallie Davies


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Sallie Davies

: Kaleidoscope

The world of the paparrazzi.

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig. Stereo


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: A Book at Bedtime

Run of the Country
Part 5.

: Week Ending

A satirical look back at the week's news.
Producer Caroline Leddy. Stereo


Producer: Caroline Leddy.

: 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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