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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Very Rev
Gilleasbuig Macmillan.


Unknown: Gilleasbuig MacMillan.

: Today

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


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

: News

: Face the Facts

with John Waite.


Unknown: John Waite.

: The Cutting Edge

Dr David Cook looks at the ethical and practical dilemmas faced by doctors. 2: To Live or Die?
A baby is born with severe brain damage. Producer Julia Wills


Unknown: Dr David Cook
Producer: Julia Wills

: Good Wives

- The sequel to Little Women. Louisa May Alcott 's story of four young women's lives and loves in 19th-century New England, dramatised in six parts. 1: The First Wedding Dramatised by Marcy Kahan Director Marilyn Imrie. Stereo


Unknown: Louisa May Alcott
Dramatised By: Marcy Kahan
Director: Marilyn Imrie.
Marmee: Gayle Hunnicutt
Meg: Jemma Redgrave
Jo: Buffy Davis
Beth: Anne-Marie Zola
Amy: Kara Zediker
Laurie: Marcus D'Amico
Old Mr Laurence: Don Fellows
Father: John Guerrasio
Aunt March: Margaret Robertson
Hannah: Alibe Parsons
John Brooke: Adam Henderson
Miss Crocker: Helen Horton
Miss Elliott: Lorelei King
Tudor: David Holt

: A Confession

Episode 6.

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray meets the actress Frances de la Tour, who talks about her involvement in Japanese Kabuki theatre.
Serial: Tommy Was
Here (4)


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: You and Yours

with Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: Looking Forward to the Past

with Paul Boateng MP and his guests
Charles Kennedy , Michael Wood , Lord Denis Healey and Baroness Blackstone. Producer Liz Anstee. Stereo


Unknown: Paul Boateng
Unknown: Charles Kennedy
Unknown: Michael Wood
Unknown: Lord Denis Healey
Producer: Liz Anstee.

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: At the Gellert

by Gillian Reeve.
Legend has it that every ten years a giant white salamander finds its way into the Gellert Baths in Budapest. On that day everyone will find their heart's desire. It is in the baths that Karin falls in love for the first time.
Herr Schmidt. ..CHRISTIAN RODSKA Director Shaun MacLoughlin. Stereo


Unknown: Gillian Reeve.
Unknown: Herr Schmidt.
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin.
Karin: Carolyn Backhouse
Judit: Pauline Letts
Zoltan: Linus Roache
Eszter: Magdalene Buznea
Tibor: Sam Bond
Frau Schmidt: Phyllida Nash

: Against the Grain:

071-580 Ann Marie Hourihane awaits your calls on a guest's controversial views. Producer Mairi Russell


Unknown: Ann Marie Hourihane
Producer: Mairi Russell

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen talks to
Jonathan Miller as he prepares a dramatic version of Bach's St Matthew
Passion. Also a review of Howard Barker 's new play Europeans, and playwright Liz Lochhead talks about writing for children's theatre. Producer Jerome Weatherald
Stereo (Revised rpt at 9.1Spm)


Talks: Paul Allen
Unknown: Jonathan Miller
Unknown: Howard Barker
Talks: Liz Lochhead
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Short Story

Quite Early One Morning by Dylan Thomas.
The portrait of a sleeping town which developed into Under Milk Wood.
Read by Dorien Thomas. Producer Caroline Sarli


Unknown: Dylan Thomas.
Read By: Dorien Thomas.
Producer: Caroline Sarli

: PM

with Frank Partridge and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Frank Partridge
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Deadlock: 3: Bedtime Stories

By Sara Paretsky, dramatised in six episodes.
Starring Kathleen Turner as V I Warshawski, with Eleanor Bron as Lotty and William Hootkins as Bobby Mallory.
Somebody wants V I dead and tampers with her car.


Writer: Sara Paretsky
Dramatised by: Michelene Wandor
Director: Janet Whitaker
V I Warshawski: Kathleen Turner
Lotty: Eleanor Bron
Bobby Mallory: William Hootkins
Murray Ryerson: Kerry Shale
Martin Bledsoe: James Aubrey
Niels Grafalk: Peter Marinker
Paige Carrington: Teresa Gallagher
Jarine Phillips: Shelley Thompson
Mike Sheridan: Keith Drinkel
Captain Bemis: William Dufris
Pierre Bouchard: Matthew Morgan
Janet: Jill Graham
Elsie: Melanie Hudson
Nurse: Geraldine Fitzgerald

: News

: The Archers

It's party time. Stereo

: Soundtrack

Courtship in the Country
The days of the matchmaking village hop are long gone in most country areas. Life can be lonely if you're single with only the cows for company. Then you see an ad for
Britain's only rural dating agency ... Christine signs on and so does Norman.
Reporter Jennifer Holden follows their fortunes.
Producer Joy Hatwood. Stereo


Reporter: Jennifer Holden
Producer: Joy Hatwood.

: Analysis

Freedom for
With a growing proportion of scientific research being carried out by private companies, is there a danger that commercial considerations are eroding the openness and accountability of British science? Hugh Prysor -Jones asks if the Government's current review of science policy - its first in two decades - is already too late to stem the tide.
Producer Zareer Masani.


Unknown: Hugh Prysor
Producer: Zareer Masani.

: Does He Take Sugar?

with Kati Whitaker.
Producer Marlene Pease
*PHONE: [number removed]
(Mon-Fri 10.00am-5.00pm)


Unknown: Kati Whitaker.
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

(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

An Evil Cradling
4: Meeting McCarthy

: Fear on 4

The last of eight stories introduced by Edward De Souza , the Man in Black. 8: Life Line
Written by Stephen Gallagher. Could modern technology open the way to communication beyond the grave? And if so - to what end?
Director Martin Jenkins. Stereo


Introduced By: Edward De Souza
Written By: Stephen Gallagher.
Director: Martin Jenkins.
Ryan: Nicholas Murchie
Colin: Jonathan Tafler
Susan: Moir Leslie
Belinda: Federay Holmes
Life Line Operator: Ann Windsor
BT Operator: Matthew Morgan
Voices: Julian Rhind Tutt
Voices: Kate Binchy
Voices: Melinda Walker

: 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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