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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

The daily bulletin of rural current affairs.

: Prayer for the Day

With Richard Alderson.


Unknown: Richard Alderson.

: Today

With Peter Hobday and John Humphrys. Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Indarjit Singh.


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Indarjit Singh.

: Bad Housekeeping

8: A Dog's Life

: News

: Midweek

With Libby Purves and birthday guest Terence Donovan , photographer. Producer Lucy Cacanas


Unknown: Libby Purves
Unknown: Terence Donovan
Producer: Lucy Cacanas

: Going Down Under

The confessions of a reluctant emigrant. A series of three programmes. 2:Welcome to Australia.Stuck in the small flat which her partner Alan has rented for the familyin in Perth, Rosemary Greenham realises the finality of leaving everything she holds dear. She feels miserable and Eleanor is jet-lagged. But expatriate family friends lessen the pain, the flat looks more homely, Alan's job is shaping up well. This isOz. Life must go on. Producer Gwyn Richards


Unknown: Rosemary Greenham
Producer: Gwyn Richards

: Daily Service

Lord Christ. We Praise Your Sacrifice (Abingdon): Matthew 16, w 21-28; Lord It Belongs Not to My Care (Walford Davies ); Take My Life (Nottingham). BBC Singers directed by Barry Rose.


Unknown: Walford Davies
Directed By: Barry Rose.

: The Bible

Daniel. Part 3.

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Anne Robinson.
Story: Femtnes de Siecle edited by Joan Smith. 1: At Twickenhamby Ella D'Arcy. 'John Corbett lived in Twickenham, in an imitation villa, the name Braemar gilded in gothic letters upon the gate." Read by David Timson.
Abridged by Janet Hickson


Introduced By: Anne Robinson.
Edited By: Joan Smith.
Unknown: Ella D'Arcy.
Unknown: John Corbett
Read By: David Timson.
Abridged By: Janet Hickson

: Gardeners' Question Time

Postbag edition.
Producer Amanda Mares


Producer: Amanda Mares

: You and Yours

with John Howard.


Unknown: John Howard.

: Men of Intelligence

by Peter Kerry.
5: The Zinoviev Letter. Edward and Michael are ordered to conduct a smear campaign.The target: a certain pipe-smoking Yorkshire politician ...
Producer Lissa Evans


Unknown: Peter Kerry.
Producer: Lissa Evans
Kate: Harriet Thorpe
Sir Stephen: John Wells
Sir Donald: Donald Pickering
Michael: Douglas Hodge
Edward: William Vandyck
The Interrogator: Gordon Reid
Harold Wiison/Landlord: Alistair McGowan
Mrs Beck: Jill Graham

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke and James Naughtie.


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: James Naughtie.

: The Archers

: The Return of Sherlock Holmes

Another classic mystery starring Clive Merrison as Holmes and Michael Williams as Dr Watson.
3: The Golden Pince-Nez. Too many cigarettes help Holmes to expose an act of devastating cruelty and betrayal.
Violinist Leonard Friedman Dramatised by Peter Ling Director Enyd Williams


Unknown: Clive Merrison
Unknown: Michael Williams
Violinist: Leonard Friedman
Dramatised By: Peter Ling
Director: Enyd Williams
Professor Coram: Maurice Denham
The Strange Lady: Maureen O'Brien
Inspector Hopkins: Andrew Wincott
MrsMarker: Linda Polan
Susan Tarlton: Federay Holmes
Constable Langdon: James Telfer

: Golden Oldies

Les Woodland meets more fascinating proof that the older you get the more exciting you become.
3: Eric Delaney - Let There Be Drums!


Unknown: Eric Delaney

: File on 4

Major issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad. Reporter Jolyon Jenkins.


Reporter: Jolyon Jenkins.

: The Long Search for MrShort

Vernon Scannell describes his search for the talented but elusive poet John Short , whom he eventually ran to earth in strange circumstances. Producer Alastair Wilson


Unknown: Vernon Scannell
Unknown: John Short
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Quentin Cooper with reviews of two hotly tipped Hollywood releases: Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan star in Sleepless in Seattle, and Harrison Ford is on the run in The Fugitive. And news of this year's Booker Prize nominations. Producer Neil Trevithick
(Revised repeat at 9.15pm)


Unknown: Quentin Cooper
Unknown: Tom Hanks
Unknown: Meg Ryan
Producer: Neil Trevithick

: Short Story:Remembering MadameButterfly

by Joanna Whiteley.
A young girl recalls the excitement of the day her mother first takes her to the opera, but it is a day with a far-from-perfect ending. Read by Tilly Vosburgh . Producer Cherry Cookson


Unknown: Joanna Whiteley.
Read By: Tilly Vosburgh
Producer: Cherry Cookson

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Wendy Jones.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Wendy Jones.

: News

: The Archers

: Face the Facts

John Waite investigates....
Editor Graham Ellis WRITE TO: Face the Facts. BBC Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA


Unknown: John Waite
Editor: Graham Ellis

: All in the Mind

: Faith, Fact and Fiction

Rosemary Hartill looks at how Charlotte Bronte's rebellious attitude to Victorian religion coloured her novels. Reader Dorothy Tutin.
Producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Rosemary Hartill
Reader: Dorothy Tutin.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: In Business

How to Steal the Best Ideas in the World
Business around the globe has discovered a way of plundering the best ideas and practices - legally. Peter Day sizes up the art of "benchmarking" one of the mightiest management tools around.
Editor Stephen Chilcott


Editor: Stephen Chilcott

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial WorldTonight

with Roger White.


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Alexander MacLeod in London and Robin Lustig at the Liberal Democrat Conference in Torquay.


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod
Unknown: Robin Lustig

: Dear Diary

for September 17, with Simon Brett.


Unknown: Simon Brett.

: J Kingston Platt

The third of five persuasive recollections.
Platt Versus Rooney and Day.
The untold story behind the duo's visit to Australia. Written and read by Peter Jones. Producer Pete Atkin


Reader: Peter Jones.
Producer: Pete Atkin

: 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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