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: News Briefing

: The Fanning Week

Oliver Walston asks how farmers are reacting to political change in South Africa.
Producer Carol Trewin


Unknown: Oliver Walston
Producer: Carol Trewin

: Prayer for the Day

with James Whitbourn.


Unknown: James Whitbourn.

: Today

with John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor
7.20 Listeners' Letters
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Canon Paul Bates
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Canon Paul Bates

: News

: Sport on 4

with Cliff Morgan. Producer Nick Mullins


Producer: Nick Mullins

: Breakaway

with Eddie Mair. Julian Pettifer visits Cambodia. Producer Sara Jane Hall


Unknown: Eddie Mair.
Unknown: Julian Pettifer
Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: Loose Ends

with Ned Sherrin , Annahel Giles , Craig Ferguson and John Hegley.
Producer Dymphna Flynn


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Annahel Giles
Unknown: Craig Ferguson
Unknown: John Hegley.
Producer: Dymphna Flynn

: The Week in Westminster

with Michael White. Producer Dennis Sewell


Unknown: Michael White.
Producer: Dennis Sewell

: Europhile

with Gordon Clough. Editor Ingrid Hassler


Unknown: Gordon Clough.
Editor: Ingrid Hassler

: Money Box

with Alison Mitchell. Producer Caroline Bayley


Unknown: Alison Mitchell.
Producer: Caroline Bayley

: The News Quiz

Chairman Barry Took quizzes Richard Ingrams ,
Alan Coren and their guests. Producer Louise Coats


Unknown: Barry Took
Unknown: Richard Ingrams
Unknown: Alan Coren
Producer: Louise Coats

: News

: Any Questions?

Joining Nick Clarke to tackle issues raised in Monkton Heathfield , Somerset are Rt Hon
Tony Benn , MP; John Harris , Chairman of the Federation of Small Businesses;
Emma Nicholson , MP; and Sir Anthony Parsons. diplomat.


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Monkton Heathfield
Unknown: Tony Benn
Unknown: John Harris
Unknown: Emma Nicholson
Unknown: Anthony Parsons.

: Any Answers?[number removed]

Producers Nick Utechin and Lucy Cacanas
•LINES OPEN from 12.30pm


Producers: Nick Utechin

: Playhouse

A View of the City from Westminster Bridge
In Manny Draycott-Lai s play, recorded on location in London, Louise, a young idealist "architect", is commissioned to design a huge site development near the Thames. It is a make-or-break career move. with Crawford Logan , David Learner , Melanie Hudson , Eric Allan and Siriol Jenkins
Director Cherry Cookson


Unknown: Manny Draycott-Lai
Unknown: Crawford Logan
Unknown: David Learner
Unknown: Melanie Hudson
Unknown: Eric Allan
lsambard: Roger Allam
Louise: Suzanna Hamilton
Tom: Ralph Fiennes
Damien: Hugh Ross
Earlham: Stuart Milligan
Kilmartin: Michael Tudor Barnes
Hennessey: John Webb
Nancy: Melinda Walker
Politician: John Church
Boardman: Jonathan Adams

: Age to Age

As the government discusses the practicality of replacing the May Day Bank Holiday with a "Trafalgar Day" in October, Christopher Cook and Sean Street , in the last programme of the series, visit one of the Navy's most famous ships. Aboard
HMS Victory, they discover what life was like for the sailors in a ship of the line and exactly how competent the legendary
Admiral Nelson really was. Producer John Knight


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Sean Street
Producer: John Knight

: Science Now

Day in day out, the Earth goes round the Sun. But how did this crazy game start? asks Peter Evans. Producer Peter Croasdale


Unknown: Peter Evans.
Producer: Peter Croasdale

: Costing the Earth

Leicester might seem an unlikely centre of environmental excellence, but for years the council has run "Environment
City", encompassing many facets of urban life from roads to eco-homes. This week, the winners of the latest competition get an environmental audit of their home, and other
Leicester families pilot a city-wide energy-saving scheme.
Producer Marie Helly


Producer: Marie Helly

: Fourth Column

Simon Hoggart and his team track down the guilty parties - but forget to bring a bottle.
Producer Brian King


Unknown: Simon Hoggart

: Week Ending

: Ad Lib

Robert Robinson finds out what's hip and what's not when he raps with the music industry's talent-spotters, the A & R men. Producer Nadine Grieve


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Producer: Nadine Grieve

: Kaleidoscope

Fast Tracking into the 21st Century
Neglected for decades, railway station architecture is being revitalised in breathtaking style. As the glass and steel armadillo of the Waterloo Channel Tunnel terminus nears completion, Louisa Buck explores the new sense of adventure and glamour that is rivalling the great stations of the steam era. Producer Adrian Washbourne


Unknown: Louisa Buck
Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: Saturday Night Theatre: The Pale Horse

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Saturday Night Theatre - the oldest title in broadcasting for a play series - presents a murder mystery, a form which has proved one of the most popular over the years.
Can death be brought about by remote control? Mark Easterbrooke discovers that witchcraft and black magic can induce a terrifying series of events.
With Geraldine Fitzgerald, Teresa Gallagher, Melinda Walker, Matthew Morgan, Melanie Hudson, Diana Payan, Philip Anthony, John Church, Sandra James-Young, Kate Binchy, Keith Drinkel and David Thorpe.
Dramatised by Michael Bakewell
Director Enyd Williams


Writer: Agatha Christie
Dramatist: Michael Bakewell
Director: Enyd Williams
Mark Easterbrooke: Jeremy Clyde
Ariadne Oliver: Stephanie Cole
Mr Venables: Terence Alexander
Thyrza Grey: Mary Wimbush
Sybil: Jill Graham
Bella: Hilda Schroder
Ginger: Federay Holmes
Inspector Lejeune: Jonathan Adams
Jim Corrigan: Stephen Hodson
Rhoda Despard: Jillie Meers
Colonel Despard: John Evitts
Zachariah Osbome: John Fleming
Bradley: John Baddeley
Soames-White: John Church
Hermier: Geraldine Fitzgerald
Poppy: Teresa Gallagher
Mrs Tuckerton: Melinda Walker
David Ardingley: Matthew Morgan
Eileen Brandon: Melanie Hudson
Mrs Coppins: Diana Payan
Rev. Colthrop: Philip Anthony
Mrs Davies: Sandra James-Young
Mrs Kerrity: Kate Binchy
Father Gorman: Keith Drinkel
Mike: David Thorpe

: Music in Mind

Presented by Brian Kay. Producer Anthony Sellors


Presented By: Brian Kay.
Producer: Anthony Sellors

: Ten to Ten

led by Rev Michael Child.


Unknown: Michael Child.

: News

: Vincent and Olga

Olga Ionava was 17 and away from her village in Siberia for the very first time. Vincent Magombe was in exile, having fled
Uganda in the wake of Idi Amin 's soldiers. The place was Leningrad in the days before glasnost, and everyone warned them it would be foolish to fall in love....
Reporter Sarah Olowe. Producer Joy Hatwood


Unknown: Olga Ionava
Unknown: Vincent Magombe
Unknown: Idi Amin
Reporter: Sarah Olowe.

: Rich Pickings

Derek Jacobi and Haydn Gwynne read poetry and prose about relationships. 3: Family
Producer Julia Gillett


Unknown: Derek Jacobi
Unknown: Haydn Gwynne
Producer: Julia Gillett

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

with Andrew Davis , Chief Conductor of the BBC
Symphony Orchestra, and Leonard Slatkin , Musical Director and Conductor of the St Louis Symphony Orchestra in the USA.


Unknown: Andrew Davis
Unknown: Leonard Slatkin

: Les and Robert

Final part:
The Crippleoak Two
Les and Robert stand trial for murder, and Mrs Rothchild kills herself.
Producer Louise Coats


Unknown: Mrs Rothchild
Producer: Louise Coats
Les: Robin Driscoll
Robert: Tony Haase
Mrs Rothchild: Hilda Braid
Dotty: Sally Grace
Mrjudd: Jon Glover
Josh: Simon Godley

: 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.

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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