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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Most Rev Richard Holloway.


Unknown: Richard Holloway.

: Today

with Brian Redhead and Chris Lowe.
Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with the Rt Rev Jim Thompson
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: Jim Thompson

: News

: Call Nick Ross: 071-580

Your chance to talk to
Nick Ross and his guests on an issue of the moment. Producer Poppy Hughes
•Lines open from 8.00am


Unknown: Nick Ross

: From the 'Pool to 100 and a Fish

George Melly begins an autobiographical journey which takes him from Liverpool, where he was bom and brought up; through Stowe School; on to the 100 Club, where he first performed; and his Passion for surrealism. 1: Liverpool Producer Kerry McGeever. Stereo


Unknown: George Melly

: Daily Service

All Creatures of Our God and King (Lasst Uns Erfreuen BBC HB 2);
Psalm 19, vv 1-6; Song: Albanza; All Things
Bright and Beautiful (All things bright and beautiful, BBC HB 3).

: A Confession

Episode 9.

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray.
Serial: Tommy Was Here (7)


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care - from the research laboratory and the operating theatre to the dentist's chair and the GP's surgery.
Producer Julia Durbin


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Julia Durbin

: You and Yours

with Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: The Older Woman

by Tony Bagley. Starring and What did Roy and Jane get up to after the concert?
What lengths will Dick go to in his attempts to become Frank Sinatra ?
And will Elsa save Roy's bacon? All is revealed in this final episode.
Theme sung by Toyah Willcox Music by Julian Wastall
Producer Paul Schlesinger Stereo


Unknown: Tony Bagley.
Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Sung By: Toyah Willcox
Music By: Julian Wastall
Producer: Paul Schlesinger
Jane,: Zoe Wanamaker
Roy: Martin Clunes
Elsa: Toyah Willcox
Mr Say: David Troughton
Chad: Nicky Henson
Dick: Geoff McGivern
Wyn: Sue Roderick
God: Jonathan Adams
Advert Voice-Over: Melanie Hudson
Jacko: David Holt

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Day Off by Moya O'Shea.
On 16 February 1983, the Australian state of Victoria was hit by one of the worst bush fires on record. It also happened to be the day that four friends decide to take a "sickie" and drive into the bush....
Director Tracey Neale Stereo


Unknown: Moya O'Shea.
Director: Tracey Neale
Nick: Peter O'Brien
Peter: Marcus Eyre
Rachel: Moya O'Shea
Sue: Federay Holmes
Firemen: David Holt,
Firemen: Julian Rhind-Tutt

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

with the members of Domus - the piano quartet whose name comes from the portable dome in which they gave their first concerts.
Producer Michael Emery


Producer: Michael Emery

: Tuesday Lives

The persuaders -Joanna Buchan with some protagonists of the gentle art. Negotiating disputes, effective complaining and dog psychology. Producer Neil Trevithick. Stereo


Unknown: Joanna Buchan
Producer: Neil Trevithick.

: Prime Minister's Questions

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

: News

: Kaleidoscope

David Thomas defends his stance on post-feminism to Gill Pyrah. Marina
Warner's first collection of short stories, The
Mermaids in the Basement, comes under review, and there's live music from Eddie Reader.
Producer Nicki Paxman. (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)


Unknown: David Thomas
Unknown: Gill Pyrah.
Unknown: Eddie Reader.
Producer: Nicki Paxman.

: Short Story

The Affair by Mike Feder.
"I straightened my collar and pulled my hair down in front so it looked more naturally sexy. I knocked off some dandruff, checked my fly and knocked on the door. The knock of fate." Read by Kerry Shale . Producer Anne-Marie Cole


Unknown: Mike Feder.
Read By: Kerry Shale
Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

: PM

with Valerie Singleton and Frank Partridge.


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Frank Partridge.

: Second Thoughts

by Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie. Starring
6: Just Managing
The last in the series sees new pressures on Bill and Faith's marriage, and Liza shows just how vulnerable she is.
Producer Paul Schlesinger


Unknown: Jan Etherington
Unknown: Gavin Petrie.
Producer: Paul Schlesinger
Bill: James Bolam
Faith: Lynda Bellingham
Liza: Belinda Lang
Hannah: Julia Sawalha
Joe: Mark Denham
Louise: Melanie Hudson
Course Leader/Duman: Nick Murchie

: News

: The Archers

A tussle over Willow Farm.

: File On 4

Major issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad.
Reporter Mark Halliley. Producer Lynne Jones


Reporter: Mark Halliley.
Producer: Lynne Jones

: Science Now

: The Ice Cream Man Cometh

Richard Kelly tells the story of the Italians who set sail for New York and ended up in the North East of England.
Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: Richard Kelly
Producer: Gillian Hush

: In Touch

Cheryl Gabriel presents the views of blind and partially sighted women of all ages on how lack of vision affects them. Producer Thena Heshel
• QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: tel [number removed]between 9.15pm and 10.15pm
e FACTSHEET; send large sae to [address removed] e HANDBOOK: £15.00, from [address removed]


Unknown: Cheryl Gabriel

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White. Stereo


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod. Stereo


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod.

: A Book at Bedtime

An Evil Cradling 7: The House of Fun

: The Radio Programme

Laurie Taylor on the latest radio news.


Unknown: Laurie Taylor

: 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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