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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with writer Judith O'Neill.


Unknown: Judith O'Neill.

: Today

with John Humphrys and Peter Hobday.
6.45 Business News
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rabbi Lionel Blue.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Lionel Blue.

: The Week on 4

: Smiling through the Slump

Professor Theo Barker recalls the Depression of the 1920s and 1930s.
3: The Authorities Take a Hand
Producer Daniel Snowman


Unknown: Professor Theo Barker
Producer: Daniel Snowman

: News

: Start the Week

with Melvyn Bragg.
Producer Marina Salandy-Brown


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg.
Producer: Marina Salandy-Brown

: The Mating Game

\ Two teams try to survive as Lionel
, Kelleway asks the questions in the natural history quiz.
Producer John Ruthven


Producer: John Ruthven

: Daily Service

From St German's Church, Cardiff. Led by Rev Roy Jenkins, with the Welsh Chamber Singers.


Unknown: Rev Roy

: The Bible

From Genesis to
The Old Testament in the Authorised Version, followed by the New Testament from the Revised English Bible, to be read every weekday over the next 12 months.
Introduced by Keith Ward and read in 13 parts by Sir John Gielgud Abridged by Brian Miller
Director John Theocharis


Introduced By: Keith Ward
Unknown: Sir John Gielgud
Abridged By: Brian Miller
Director: John Theocharis

: Woman's Hour

with Kate Saunders.
What is family life like when mum or dad is gay? Karen Deco discovers the added pressures on parents and their children.
Story: Habits by Georgina Hammick. Read in two parts by Maria Aitken.
Abridged by Sally Skrimshire
Music: Korngold's String Quartet
No 2
Editors Clare Selene and Sally Feldman


Unknown: Kate Saunders.
Unknown: Karen Deco
Unknown: Georgina Hammick.
Unknown: Maria Aitken.
Abridged By: Sally Skrimshire
Editors: Clare Selene
Editors: Sally Feldman

: Money Box Live: [number removed]

with Vincent Duggleby. Producer Robert McKenzie ●Lines open from 10.00am


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby.
Producer: Robert McKenzie

: You and Yours

Reasonable Doubt
Tasneem Siddiqi presents the first in a special week of programmes examining British justice.
How many Innocents?
Michael Mansfield , QC - barrister for the Birmingham Six - argues that miscarriages of justice are far from rare. Producer Dave Harvey


Unknown: Tasneem Siddiqi
Unknown: Michael Mansfield
Producer: Dave Harvey

: Brain of Britain 1993

Robert Robinson.
First round: The South of England.
Roger Keevil (theatrical wigmaker); Dennis Bird
(retired college lecturer);
Simon Hutchinson (retired colonial policeman); John Addison (reinsurance manager).
Producer Richard Edis


Unknown: Robert Robinson.
Unknown: Dennis Bird
Unknown: Simon Hutchinson
Unknown: John Addison
Producer: Richard Edis

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: The Other Side of the Hill

Part two: The Long Road to Waterloo
Peter Luke's second play of the Peninsular Wars follows the progress of the Duke of Wellington after the Battle of Badajoz to the Battle of Waterloo. ......
Director Gtyn Dearman


Unknown: Long Road
Director: Gtyn Dearman
Wellington: Michael Pennington
Major Napier: John Moffatt
Capt Harry Smith: Dominic Rickhards
Juanita: Siriol Jenkins
Julian Sanchez: Philip Sully
Madre Soledad: June Tobin
Goya: David March
Major Somerset: Christopher Good
Capt Gordon: David Bannerman
CplPrickett: Ronald Herdman
Rifleman Doubleday: Clarence Smith
Rifleman Jackman/Capt Freer: Mark Straker
Rifleman Palmer: Neil Roberts
Rifleman West: Eric Allan
Capt Kincaid: Terence Edmond
Capt Soula/Lt CardojCapt: Alan Barker
Gen SkerrettlColPonsonby: Brett Usher
Capt Costello: Andrew Wincott
Jenny Cochrane: Susan Sheridan
Gen Packenham/Gen Vandeleur: Colin McFarlane
Victoria: Emma Fielding
Harriette Wilson: Melanie Hudson
Sister Rosario/Fanny: Theresa Streatfeild
Gen Scovell/Orellana: Charles Millham

: Home Truths

Richard Hoggart , the writer and academic, is the second subject in the series which asks people how their view of England changed as a result of time spent abroad. John Miller talks to him about his period as a young teacher in the States, his five years spent in Paris as a top administrator for
UNESCO, his travels from India to Italy, and his view of class, poverty, sex, politics and Englishness. producer Richard Bannerman


Unknown: Richard Hoggart
Talks: John Miller
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Robert Dawson Scott talks to theatre critic Michael Billington about his collected writings, and Judy Meewezen investigates the Gulbenkian Foundation. producer John Goudie
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)


Talks: Robert Dawson Scott
Unknown: Michael Billington
Unknown: Judy Meewezen
Producer: John Goudie

: Short Story Sub-Alpine Meadow

by Barbara Anderson.
There is someone at work called Ricardo, who dreams of Venice. He also helps Kate realise her ambition....
Read by Jane Whittenshaw. Producer Duncan Minshuli


Unknown: Barbara Anderson.
Read By: Jane Whittenshaw.
Producer: Duncan Minshuli

: PM

with Wendy Austin and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Wendy Austin
Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: The News Quiz

: News

: The Archers

Bad smells at Bridge Kami.


Unknown: Bridge Kami.

: The Food Programme

with Derek Cooper.


Unknown: Derek Cooper.

: The Monday Play

Jumping the Rug
The silence after Isabel ran away is finally shattered when she returns home to confront her dying mother. In this powerful drama,
Michael Crompton tackles the theme of child abuse.
Pianist Bernard Robertson Director Michael Fox


Unknown: Michael Crompton
Pianist: Bernard Robertson
Director: Michael Fox
Isabel: Geraldine Alexander
Ruth: Julia Ford
Mother: Joan Campion
Father: Edward Peel
Clive: Malcolm Raeburn

: Conversation Piece

Sue MacGregor talks to
Alison Kinnaird about her life and twin careers as glass engraver and harper. Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: Alison Kinnaird
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Heather Payton.


Unknown: Heather Payton.

: A Book at Bedtime

The Heather Blazing by Colm Toibin.
Sixth of ten episodes read by Donal McCann.
Eamon's wife reveals her reservations.
Producer Pam Brighton


Unknown: Colm Toibin.
Read By: Donal McCann.
Producer: Pam Brighton

: You Heard it Here First

Radio Active
With Helen Atkinson
Wood, Angus Deayton , Michael Fenton-Stevens , Geoffrey Perkins and Philip Pope.
Producer Jimmy Mulville (First broadcast in 1982)


Unknown: Helen Atkinson
Unknown: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Michael Fenton-Stevens
Unknown: Geoffrey Perkins
Unknown: Philip Pope.
Producer: Jimmy Mulville

: 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.

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