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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Most Rev Richard Holloway.


Unknown: Richard Holloway.

: Today

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


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Jim Thompson.

: News

: Midweek

Presented by Brian Hayes , with birthday guest Dave Gilmour of Pink Floyd.
Producer Lucy Cacanas. Stereo


Presented By: Brian Hayes
Unknown: Dave Gilmour
Producer: Lucy Cacanas.

: Daily Service

Songs of Thankfulness and Praise (St Edmund);
John 2, vv 1-11; Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring; Thine
Arm, 0 Lord, in Days of Old (St Matthew, BBC HB 382). BBC Singers directed by Simon Joly


Directed By: Simon Joly

: Greek as a Treat

with Peter France.
3: Nakedness, Nudity, Games and Sex Of all the ancient peoples, the Greeks were the most sporting. They competed in the Olympics in the nude and seemed to value the male body - and mind - above the female. Can they teach us anything about sexual attitudes and practices? Producer Kate McAII. Stereo


Unknown: Peter France.
Producer: Kate McAii.

: A Confession

Final part.

: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray.
Career breaks, job-sharing and part-time work can be a boon to women with domestic commitments. But how do such arrangements affect their future success? Melanie Fanstone reports. Serial: Tommy Was Here (8)


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Melanie Fanstone

: Gardeners' Question Time

This week, the team visits the London Borough of Sutton.

: You and Yours

with John Howard.


Unknown: John Howard.

: A Whole New Ball Game

by Martin Davies. 3: Hungry
Robert's mum is doing so much work for the church he can't get enough to eat. And it seems his friends and family can't get enough of something else.
Producer Richard Wilson Stereo


Unknown: Martin Davies.
Producer: Richard Wilson
Mrs Patterson: Brenda Blethyn
Barbara Patterson: Charlotte Coleman
Guy Entwhistle: Martino Lazzeri
Robert Patterson: Paul Parris
Andy Hunt: Mark Straker
Janet Tyson: Claire Skinner
Fr Benedict: Desmond Barritt
Mrs Barday-FarrjLady at Counter: Jill Meers
Fr Hugh: Gordon Reid

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Walking the Plank of Love

by Nick Pullin.
A play for Valentine's week about love, romantic novels, initiative tests and pink cami-knickers.
Director Marion Nancarrow


Unknown: Nick Pullin.
Director: Marion Nancarrow
Matthew: David Thorpe
Marilyn: Carolyn Backhouse
Mum: June Barrie
Dad: Steve Hodson
Bill Moon: Ed Bishop

: More Wrestling Than Dancing

More musings from David Moreau on life's oddities.
3: Absolute Showers


Unknown: David Moreau

: File On 4

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


Reporter: Mark Halliley.

: Encounters

The second of six programmes in which
Christopher Cook delves into the BBC Sound
Archives to discover something of the great figures of the past, through the memoirs of those who were fortunate enough to meet them. Producer John Knight


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Producer: John Knight

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Quentin Cooper meets the potter Gabrielle Koch, whose new collection of ceramics goes on show at Sherborne's Alpha House Gallery, and reports on the week's films releases.
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)


Unknown: Quentin Cooper
Unknown: Gabrielle Koch
Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: Short Story

A Belfast Girl Goes on Holiday by Irene Dische.
Can you have fun aupairing in Switzerland, especially when your boyfriend is soaking up the Miami sun and "swimming in Coca Cola"? Read by Alice Arnold. Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Irene Dische.
Read By: Alice Arnold.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: PM

with Valerie Singleton and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Counterpoint

Ned Sherrin conducts contestants through the wide-ranging musical quiz with questions on anything from baroque to punk rock.
Today's third heat comes from the Watershed Media Centre, Bristol.


Unknown: Ned Sherrin

: News

: The Archers

Can David cope?

: Face the Facts

John Waite investigates. Editor Graham Ellis
0 Write to: Face the Facts, BBC Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA.


Unknown: John Waite
Editor: Graham Ellis

: 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.


Unknown: Geoff Watts

: Age to Age

The trial of Florence Maybrick in 1889 was a sensational affair. The beautiful widow was alleged to have poisoned her husband James with arsenic. What took place in the courtroom of St
George's Hall in Liverpool helped to secure rights for the accused that we take for granted today. In this Age to Age special,
Christopher Cook and David Foster recall the case of Florence Maybrick , which was responsible for the setting up of the Court of Criminal Appeal.


Unknown: Florence Maybrick
Unknown: Christopher Cook
Unknown: David Foster
Unknown: Florence Maybrick

: The Hospital

An eight-part series about life in Walsgrave Hospital, Coventry, one of Britain's largest hospitals.
6: A 35-year-old man is called in for a kidney transplant operation, and Dr Anantt Patel saves the life of a heart-attack victim.
Producers Sarah Rowlands and Brian King


Unknown: Dr Anantt Patel
Producers: Sarah Rowlands
Producers: Brian King

: 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
8: The Hammam Mail

: Hindsight

Entertaining tales from Canadian historians: why the songs of Dolly Parton are an important archive source. What doctors were doing spreading minced puppies on to sore joints. And how Government policy was formed at the Prime Minister's "cabinet" meetings with a medium. Presented by Dr Christopher Andrew.


Unknown: Dolly Parton
Presented By: Dr Christopher Andrew.

: 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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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