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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Rev Georgina oaxendale, Minister of Houston and Killelan Parish Church, Renfrewshire.


Unknown: Rev Georgina

: Today

With Brian Redhead and Sue MacGregor.
Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Father Oliver McTernan
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Father Oliver McTernan

: News

: Midweek

Presented by Eve Pollard . PrOducer Lucy Cacanas


Presented By: Eve Pollard
Producer: Lucy Cacanas

: Daily Service

Thy Kingdom Come! On Bended Knee (Irish, BBC HB 28); Romans 8, w 18-25; There is a Redeemer; Blessed Assurance.
BBC Singers directed by Barry Rose.


Directed By: Barry Rose.

: Still Lives: 5: The Samovar, the Desk and the Post Office

A series of features in which Harry Thompson meets people still living in the house where they were born.
While her husband pens westerns upstairs, Joan Spence gently continues her family's 182-year tradition as she runs Ampleforth College Post Office, where she was born, and where all her children were born - by candlelight, lamplight and finally by electricity.


Presenter: Harry Thompson
Subject: Joan Spence
Producer: Amanda Mares

: The Bible

From Genesis to Revelation
Genesis. Episode 3.

: Woman's Hour

Novelist and folklorist Alison Lurie tells
Jenni Murray why fairy tales are so embedded in our psyche. Story: The Wild Blue Yonder by Audrey Thomas. Read by Margaret Robertson. 1 Blue Spanish Eyes Abridged by Monica Grey
Music: Carpenter's Tango Amencam


Unknown: Alison Lurie
Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Audrey Thomas.
Read By: Margaret Robertson.
Abridged By: Monica Grey

: You and Yours

Reasonable Doubt 3: The Prosecution
Barbara Mills , Director of Public Prosecutions, defends the work of the Crown Prosecution Service.


Unknown: Barbara Mills

: The False Inspector Dew

Peter Lovesey s comedy thriller, dramatised in five parts. With Ronald Pickup as Walter, Fiona Fullerton as Lydia, and Oona Beeson as Alma.
Dentist Walter Baranov is reluctant to accompany
Lydia, his actress wife, to
Hollywood, especially now that Alma has come into his life .
Dramatised by Geoffrey M Matthews
Director Matthew Walters


Unknown: Peter Lovesey
Unknown: Fiona Fullerton
Unknown: Oona Beeson
Dramatised By: Geoffrey M Matthews
Director: Matthew Walters
Capt Turner: Barry J Gordon
jack: Steve Hodson
Kathy: Sandra James-Young
Baranov/George: John Baddeley
Vanderbilt/Jasper: John Fleming

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: Wild Hops

A four-part series by Sally Worboyes.
In 1959, in the hop fields of Kent, the Jacksons join other East End families for what they discover will be the last season hops are picked by hand. Will this be the end of Laura Jackson 's affair with the owner of the farm?
Producer Philip Martin


Unknown: Sally Worboyes.
Unknown: Laura Jackson
jack: George Innes
Laura: Ellle Haddington
Liz: Liz Smith
Bert: Gerry Hinks
Kay: Melanie Revill
Robert: Alan Devereux
Marjorie: Patricia Gallimore
Terry: Richard Pearce
Zacchi: Sam Barriscale
Terry's Mom: Judy Bennett
Raymond: Richard Allenson
Mrs Brown: Joyce Gibbs
Janet: Georgia Greeph

: File on 4

: The Parts

Alun Lewis loosens the nuts and bolts of today's technology.
Producer Constance St Louis


Unknown: Alun Lewis
Producer: Constance St Louis

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Brian Sibley looks at the new film releases. Nigel Andrews reports on this year's Cannes Film
Festival, and there is news of a new project at Madame Tussauds. Producer Will Saunders
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)


Unknown: Brian Sibley
Unknown: Nigel Andrews

: Short Story Swop Shop

by Michael Carson.
Lee Ann Dorkins is Diva of the radio phone-in swop show. But one day invisible forces conspire to overthrow her ...
Reader Shelley Thompson. Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Michael Carson.
Unknown: Lee Ann Dorkins
Reader: Shelley Thompson.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: PM

with Wendy Austin and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Brain of Britain 1993

Robert Robinson.
First round: The South of England.


Unknown: Robert Robinson.

: News

: The Archers

Betty and Debbie share their troubles.

: 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

: All in the Mind

Presented by Professor Anthony Clare.


Unknown: Anthony Clare.

: Blue Eyes and Villains

Liz Kershaw follows the 20-stone villain, "Klondyke Kate" through the bizarre world of women's wrestling. Nothing is quite what it seems.
Producer Tessa Watt


Unknown: Liz Kershaw
Producer: Tessa Watt

: Fourth Column Revisited

Simon Hoggart casts a fresh eye over some favourite columns from the past series.
Producer Brian King


Unknown: Simon Hoggart

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Nigel Cassidy.


Unknown: Nigel Cassidy.

: A Book at Bedtime

The Heather Blazing Episode 8.
Eamon woos Carmel.

: Dear Diary

In the last programme of the series, Simon Brett presents diaries for May 21: In 1937 Sir Henry
"Chips" Channon traces his roots to a Devonshire village and finds he shares his ancestral home with a famous poet; Confederate girl Sarah Morgan has an unsuccessful shopping trip during the American Civil War; and in 1982 Tony Benn describes his reaction to the news of the British landings on the Falkland Islands.


Unknown: Simon Brett
Unknown: Sarah Morgan
Unknown: Tony Benn

: 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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