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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Hilary Belden.


Unknown: Hilary Belden.

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday.
6.45 Business News
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Rabbi Lionel Blue


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Lionel Blue

: The Week on 4

: Don't Hang Up

3: Phone Fiction. Sarah Dickinson takes another look at how the phone has invaded everyone's lives. A Ladbroke Production for Radio 4


Unknown: Sarah Dickinson

: News

: Live Wires

A nationwide guide by Richard I Coles and Emma Freud to the appetites and aversions of the British People, from the Watford Gap to the Isle of Mull. First of seven programmes. Producer Cathie Mahoney


Unknown: Richard I Coles
Unknown: Emma Freud
Producer: Cathie Mahoney

: Daily Service

from St Oswald's Church, Filey, North Yorkshire, led by Clair Jaquiss with the Filey Fishermen's Choir.
All Hail the Power of Jesu's name (Diadem): Will Your Anchor Hold?; 0 My Saviour, Hear Me!; John 21, w 3-6 and 9-12. Conductor Geoff Riley. Organist Frances Appleby.


Unknown: Clair Jaquiss
Conductor: Geoff Riley.
Organist: Frances Appleby.

: Questions of Taste

This week's show comes from the Savoy Hotel, where Chris Kelly grills Antony Worral Thompson and Oz Clarke with guests Matthew Fort and Valentina Harris. Producer Richard Wilson


Unknown: Chris Kelly
Unknown: Antony Worral Thompson
Unknown: Oz Clarke
Unknown: Valentina Harris.
Producer: Richard Wilson

: The Bible

Numbers. Eighth of nine parts read by Michael Hordern.
Abridged by Neville Teller Director Alison Bogle


Read By: Michael Hordern.
Abridged By: Neville Teller
Director: Alison Bogle

: Woman's Hour

An 80-piece quilt submitted by listeners to celebrate 75 years of women's suffrage is unveiled in the House of Commons today. Jenni Murray talks to MPs Teresa Gorman and Tony Benn , founder of the SDP Shirley Williams and some of the contributors about the significance of this landmark in British Politics.
Serial: Fatlands by Sarah Dunant. Read in 13 parts by Barbara Flynn.
When Hannah Wolfe is hired as a chaperone to Mattie Shepherd , she discovers what dangers the girl faces. Abridged by Meg Clarke
Ed tors Sally Feldman and Clare Selerie


Talks: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Teresa Gorman
Unknown: Tony Benn
Unknown: Sarah Dunant.
Unknown: Barbara Flynn.
Unknown: Hannah Wolfe
Unknown: Mattie Shepherd
Abridged By: Meg Clarke
Unknown: Sally Feldman
Unknown: Clare Selerie

: Money Box Live: [number removed]

with Vincent Duggleby. Producer Jane Wilkinson
LINES OPEN from 10.00am


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby.
Producer: Jane Wilkinson

: You and Yours

with John Howard. Editor Ken Vass


Unknown: John Howard.
Editor: Ken Vass

: Brain of Britain 1993: Round 1: Wales

Chairman Robert Robinson.
Barry Jones (maintenance technician); David Snelling (builder); Alison Foot (feltmaker); and Charles Moss (removal contractor).


Chairman: Robert Robinson
Contestant: Barry Jones
Contestant: David Snelling
Contestant: Alison Foot
Contestant: Charles Moss
Producer: Richard Edis

: The World at One

with James Naughtie.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: An Old-Fashioned Villain

by Mike Harris. Terry Oldham is all set for celebrity on his release from prison. But has he gone stir crazy?
Director Matthew Walters


Unknown: Mike Harris.
Unknown: Terry Oldham
Director: Matthew Walters
Terry Oldham: Trevor Peacock
Beth: Oona Beeson
Maureen: Anne Jameson
Cliff: John Church
Darren: Matthew Sim
Kelly: Melanie Hudson
Taylor: Eric Allan
Wyllis: Jonathan Tafler
Snape: Keith Drinkel
Fairwell: Terence Edmond
Sheila: Theresa Streatfeild
Col: Ronald Herdman

: Conversation Piece

Sue MacGregor meets Jung Chang , author of the prizewinning Wild Swans, to talk about her I ife and work. Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: Jung Chang
Producer: Gillian Hush

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan reports on The Way We Live, a photographic portrait of the squatter camps of Cape Town. Pius three novellas from one of India's most respected writers R K Narayan, and the music of Grieg on his 150th anniversary. Producer Anthony Denselow (Reused repeat at 9.15pm)


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Short Story: Trumpet of Victory

by Carl Tighe.
Jan has a new trumpet, specially for the "Great Moment"...
Read by Stephen Moore. Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Carl Tighe.
Read By: Stephen Moore.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: PM

with Wendy Austin and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

A selection of memorable rounds from the programme's recent history. In the chair: Humphrey Lyttelton. Round the table: Willie Rushton , Tim Brooke-Taylor , Graeme Garden and Barry Cryer. At the piano: Colin Sell.
Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer


Unknown: Willie Rushton
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Barry Cryer.
Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer

: News

: The Archers

Sid's chance at last?

: The Monday Play: Willis Is Barking

Willis is a secret Martian.... Tina Pepler 's oddball drama tells the story of her encounters with mortgages, homeless-ness and morris dancing.
Music: John Telfer
Director Shaun MacLoughlin


Writer: Tina Pepler
Music: John Telfer
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Willis: Maureen O'Brien
Arnold: Christian Rodska
Hilda: June Barrie
Kissme Kirk: Ed Bishop
Holyjoe: John Telfer
Spocket: Siriol Jenkins
Comic: Bill Wallis
Bismark: Steve Hodson
Cricketer: John Baddeley
Shopper: Jennifer Scott-Malden
Little boy: Laurie Drew

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Heather Payton.


Unknown: Heather Payton.

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw.


Unknown: Richard Kershaw.

: Book at Bedtime: The Queen and I

Sue Townsend's novel is read in eight parts by Miriam Margolyes - a performance which won her the award for Best
Radio Actress of 1992. 1: Moving Day
Abridged by Elizabeth Proud Producer John Tydeman
BBC RADIO COLLECTION CASSETTE: The Queen and I, from retailers


Unknown: Miriam Margolyes
Abridged By: Elizabeth Proud
Producer: John Tydeman

: You Heard it Here First Up the Garden Path

A radio version in six parts of her novel by Sue Limb . With Imelda Staunton as Izzy. 4: Into the Lion's Den
Producer Jonathan James-Moore


Novel By: Sue Limb
Unknown: Imelda Staunton
Producer: Jonathan James-Moore
Maria: Marty Cruickshank
Michael: Nicholas Le Prevost
Dick: Mike Grady
Gwyn: Sion Roberts
Louise: Phyllida Nash

: 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.

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