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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Rev Keith Clements.


Unknown: Rev Keith Clements.

: Today

with Sue MacGregor and Brian Redhead.
Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Canon Eric James
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Brian Redhead.
Unknown: Canon Eric James

: News

: Call Nick Ross: [number removed]

Producer Poppy Hughes
•Lines open from 8.00am

: Kennedy Country

Ludovic Kennedy explores his Scots heritage. 4: Islay - ancient stronghold of the Lords of the Isles. Producer Jill Marshall


Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy
Producer: Jill Marshall

: Daily Service

Awake, Our Souls, Away Our Fears (St Petersburg); I Kings 17, vv 1-6; I Go On My Way/For The
Mountains Shall Depart (Mendelssohn); Great Is
Thy Faithfulness. Director of Music Graham Elliot.


Music: Graham Elliot.

: Paradise Lost

John Milton 's epic poem of the Fall of Man, abridged in 41 episodes.
15: Eve is disturbed by a dream; and Raphael is entertained by Adam and Eve.
Abridged by Adrian Mitchell Music: Elizabeth Parker Director John Theocharis


Unknown: John Milton
Abridged By: Adrian Mitchell
Music: Elizabeth Parker
Director: John Theocharis
Milton: Denis Quilley
Raphael: John Rowe
Satan: Ian McDiarmid
Adam: Linus Roache
Eve: Federay Holmes
God: Godfrey Kenton
Son: Robert Glenister
Gabriel: David Holt
Ithuriel: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Abdiel: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Zephon: James Telfer

: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray.
An estimated 70 per cent of gruesome construction site deaths could be avoided by positive management action.
Alison Hilliard talks to the women who want tougher penalties.
Serial: The Vampire
Tapestry Book One: The Ancient Mind at Work (2)


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Talks: Alison Hilliard

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care.
Producer Sue Broom


Unknown: Geoff Watts

: You and Yours

with Roisin McAuley.


Unknown: Roisin McAuley.

: My Music

Last in the series of the musical panel game.
John Amis and Frank Muir challenge Ian Wallace and Denis Norden.
In the chair Steve Race. Producer Richard Edis. Stereo


Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Denis Norden.
Unknown: Steve Race.
Producer: Richard Edis.

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers


: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Just Another Case by Richard Dixon.
The girl is innocent. She didn't steal L200. But it would be simpler if she pleaded guilty. Director Glyn Dearman Stereo


Unknown: Richard Dixon.
Director: Glyn Dearman
Girl: Lisa Rowe-Beddoe
Defence Counsel: John Rye
Prosecution: Eric Allan
Judge: John Moffatt
Policeman: Matthew Morgan
Solicitor: John Church

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

with Julian Fifer and Martha Caplin - founder and leader of the conductorless Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.
Producer Michael Emery. Stereo


Unknown: Julian Fifer
Unknown: Martha Caplin
Producer: Michael Emery.

: Prime Minister's Questions

and other business from
Parliament, brought to you by the BBC's team of Westminster correspondents.

: A Perspective for Living

Bel Mooney talks to six people whose lives have been affected by a particular death. 3: Clare Short MP remembers her father, Frank. Producer Penny Lawrence. Stereo 0 BOOK: Perspectives for Living: Conversations on Bereavement and Love, price £9.99. available from booksellers


Talks: Bel Mooney
Unknown: Clare Short

: Punters

"Dear Punters, I would like to investigate...." Listeners' reports with Susan Marling. Editor Jenny Walmsley
eWRITE TO: Punters, BBC Radio 4. Bristol BS8 2LR ePHONE: 0[number removed]


Unknown: Susan Marling.
Editor: Jenny Walmsley

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Gill Pyrah investigates
Nick Tosches ' Hollywood fantasy book based around the life of Dean Martin , and visits an exhibition of Juan Brossa 's work called Words are
Things. Her studio guest is A Alvarez.
Producer Jerome Weatherald
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)


Unknown: Gill Pyrah
Unknown: Nick Tosches
Unknown: Dean Martin
Unknown: Juan Brossa
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Short Story

A Glowing Future by Ruth Rendell.
A beautiful silver trunk arrives, and lovers' dreams are shattered ...
Read by Elizabeth Bell. Producer Pat Pryor


Unknown: Ruth Rendell.
Read By: Elizabeth Bell.
Producer: Pat Pryor

: PM

with Valerie Singleton and Frank Partridge.


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Frank Partridge.

: Georgy Girl

Margaret Forster 's 60s novel, adapted in six parts. 6: Fairytales Can Come True
Georgy thought that adopting baby Sara would turn the Plaingirl into the beautiful Princess. But Jos can only see a miserable mess. Is there any hope for Georgy after all? Perhaps a villain might turn into a hero....?
Adapted by Joe Dunlop
Music played by David Chilton and Dave Swift
Director Adrian Bean. Stereo


Unknown: Margaret Forster
Adapted By: Joe Dunlop
Played By: David Chilton
Played By: Dave Swift
Director: Adrian Bean.
Georgy: Caroline Strong
James: Kenneth Cranham
Jos: Joe McGann
Meredith: Melanie Hudson
Ted: John Hollis
Doris: Eileen Bell
Peg: Theresa Streatfeild
Boatman: Peter Gunn
Tristram: Jack Shute
Samatttha: Emily Riley

: News

: The Archers

A pig of a day for Mike. Stereo

: File on 4

Major issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad.
Reporter Kati Whitaker. Producer David Ross


Reporter: Kati Whitaker.
Producer: David Ross

: Science Now

: Worse Things Happen at Sea

Ian McIntyre offers some observations on the passing scene.
Producer Louise Purslow


Unknown: Ian McIntyre
Producer: Louise Purslow

: In Touch

News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. With Tony Barringer. Producer Thena Heshel
•QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: tel [number removed]between
9.15pm and 10.15pm
•FACTSHEET: send large sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Tony Barringer.

: Kaleidoscope

Stereo (Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod.


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod.

: A Book at Bedtime

Run of the Country Part 7.

: The Radio Programme

When there are roadworks on the M6 is it your radio you avoid? Are you put off by the sheer weight of traffic information?
Laurie Taylor takes to the air to find out.


Unknown: Laurie Taylor

: News

About this project

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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