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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

The daily bulletin of rural current affairs.

: Prayer for the Day

With Barnabas Leith.


Unknown: Barnabas Leith.

: Today

with Sue MacGregor and Peter Hobday. John Humphrys joins from Brighton. Details as Monday plus:
7-45 Thought for the Day With Rt Rev Richard Harries. Editor Roger Mosey


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Richard Harries.
Editor: Roger Mosey

: Birthday!

tyFayWeldon. Read in two parts by Julie Christie.
2: Mark has fallen in love with Stella, a Virgo from the market research department.


Unknown: Julie Christie.

: News

: Desert Island Discs

The castaway this week is chairman of the Arts Council, Lord Palumbo.

: Pennine People

The hills and valleys of northern
- England have produced more than their fair share of notable
Personalities. In a new series of talks, Martin Wainwrighttells the stories of four Pennine People whose energy and influence spread far beyond the isolated communities where they were born.
1. The Pharaohs of Tod. The Fielden family "lade a fortune from their mills, but were among the most powerful social reformers of their day. PrOducer John Watkins


Unknown: Martin Wainwrighttells
Producer: John Watkins

: East, Going West

Mark Tully talks to the people of South Asia.
2: The Tip of the Himalayas. In Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, the rivers are POlluted. Smog masks are the order of the day. Yet in the remote mountains, the Villagers are tenderly replanting their denuded forests. Producer Vanessa Harrison


Talks: Mark Tully
Producer: Vanessa Harrison

: The Bible

Psalms. Part five. Read by David Suchet.


Read By: David Suchet.

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sarah Ward.
Story: from The Quick by Agnes Rossi.


Introduced By: Sarah Ward.
Unknown: Agnes Rossi.

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Kelvin Boot. Producer Sarah Blunt


Presented By: Kelvin Boot.
Producer: Sarah Blunt

: You and Yours

with Tasneem Siddiqi.
FACTSHEET: Please send a large s a e to: [address removed]


Unknown: Tasneem Siddiqi.

: The Food Programme

with Derek Cooper.
RedBeef. Henrietta Green 's new guide to the best food producers in Britain is published this month. Today she talks to Michael Gibson who, in Morayshire, produces what many consider the best beef in Britain.
Producer Sheila Dillon


Unknown: Derek Cooper.
Unknown: Henrietta Green
Unknown: Michael Gibson
Producer: Sheila Dillon

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke and James Naughtie. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers


m Archer: Patricia Greene
MarkHebden: Richard Derrington
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
Elizabeth Archer: Alison Dowling
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
JenniferAldridge: Angela Piper
Debbie Aldridge: Tamsin Greig
Peggy Woolley: June Spencer
TomForrest: Bob Arnold
Sd Perks: Alan Devereux
Kathy Perks: Hedli Niklaus
Martha Woodford: Mollie Harris
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
NeilCarter: Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter: Charlotte Martin
Clive Horrobin: Alex Jones
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
MgelPagetter: Graham Seed
Richard Locke: William Gaminara
Maureen: Robert Akerr
Guy Pemberton: Hugh Dickson

: Classic Serial: The Small House at Allington

Part two of Anthony Trollope 's novel.


Unknown: Anthony Trollope

: Special Assignment

BBC correspondents at home and abroad report on one of the main topics in this week's news.
Producers Carole Lacey and Howard Rogers


Producers: Carole Lacey
Producers: Howard Rogers

: A Good Read

Edward Blishen and his guests Beatrix Campbell and Steve Platt select three paperbacks.
Producer Susan Roberts


Unknown: Edward Blishen
Unknown: Beatrix Campbell
Unknown: Steve Platt
Producer: Susan Roberts

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Photographer Bill Brandt receives a major retrospective; and the Glinka State Choir arrive for a British tour. Producer John Goudie


Unknown: Bill Brandt
Producer: John Goudie

: Short Story: Deceptively Spacious

by Patricia Ferguson.
House-hunting round London for the "deceptively spacious" proves dangerous when jealousy gets in the way. Read by Geraldine Fitzgerald. producer Michael Earley


Unknown: Patricia Ferguson.
Read By: Geraldine Fitzgerald.
Producer: Michael Earley

: PM

with Hugh Sykes and Linda Lewis. Editor Margaret Budy


Unknown: Hugh Sykes
Unknown: Linda Lewis.
Editor: Margaret Budy

: Going Places

Janet Trewin and Peter Macann meet some of the police on the aerial beat. Producer David France


Unknown: Janet Trewin
Unknown: Peter MacAnn

: News

: The Archers

: Pick of the Week

with Chris Serle.
Producer Julian Hale


Unknown: Chris Serle.
Producer: Julian Hale

: Any Questions?

Max Hastings , editor of The Daily Telegraph; Steve Jones , Professor of Genetics at University College, London; Rt Hon Norman Lamont , MP; and Joan Ruddock , MP, opposition Home Affairs Spokesperson tackle the issues in Worthing, West Sussex. Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer Nick Utechin


Unknown: Max Hastings
Unknown: Steve Jones
Unknown: Norman Lamont
Unknown: Joan Ruddock
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Stop Press

with John Diamond. Producer Andrew Denwood


Unknown: John Diamond.
Producer: Andrew Denwood

: Kaleidoscope

Fiction 2000.

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The World Tonight

with Richard Kershaw in London and Robin Lustig in Brighton.


Unknown: Richard Kershaw
Unknown: Robin Lustig

: Book at Bedtime: Strange Loyalties

Final episode.

: Week Ending

with Sally Grace , Jeffrey Holland , Toby Longworth and Peter Serafinowicz.
Producer Gareth Edwards


Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Jeffrey Holland
Unknown: Toby Longworth
Unknown: Peter Serafinowicz.
Producer: Gareth Edwards

: The Financial Week

Presented by Heather Payton


Presented By: Heather Payton

: Echoes in the Chamber

Peter Hill looks back over 15 years of parliamentary broadcasting.
2: Rows, Resignations and Surprises Producer Mark Savage


Unknown: Peter Hill
Producer: Mark Savage

: 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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