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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Judith O'Neill.


Unknown: Judith O'Neill.

: Today

with James Naughtie and Peter Hobday. Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Sister Lavinia Byrne.
8.40 Yesterday In Parliament


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Lavinia Byrne.

: News

: The Moral Maze

Michael Buerk chairs a live investigation into questions of morality raised by one of the week's news stories. Witnesses face cross-examination from Janet Daley , Rabbi Hugo Gryn , Edward Pearce and Roger Scruton. Producer David Coomes


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Janet Daley
Unknown: Rabbi Hugo Gryn
Unknown: Edward Pearce
Unknown: Roger Scruton.
Producer: David Coomes

: Famous for 15 Minutes

"In the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes," declared Andy Warhol in 1968. In a new series, Jenni Mills talks to six people who were famous for a short period of time and finds out what became of them.
1: Bedpans andDrumsticks. In the mid 70s tartan-clad Derek Longmuir drummed his way through hit after hit with the Bay City Rollers. Then in 1981 he said Bye Bye
Baby to fame and swapped his drumsticks for the bedpans of a Scottish hospital. Producer Sarah Rowlands


Unknown: Andy Warhol
Talks: Jenni Mills
Unknown: Derek Longmuir
Producer: Sarah Rowlands

: Daily Service

Help us, 0 Lord, to learn; Matthew 13, w 3-8 and 18-23; Teach us, 0 Lord (Attwood); God, your glory we have seen in your Son. Director of Music Graham Elliott.


Music: Graham Elliott.

: Oliver Twist

Charles Dickens 's great novel in six parts. 5: Betrayal. A midnight meeting on London Bridge brings terrible consequences. Music by John Kirkpatrick and Kathryn Locke Dramatised and directed by Nigel Bryant


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Music By: John Kirkpatrick
Music By: Kathryn Locke
Directed By: Nigel Bryant
Sikes: Tim McInnerny
Nancy: Adjoa Andoh
Fagin: John Grillo
Artful Dodger: Richard Pearce
Brownlow: Peter Jeffrey
Rose: Teresa Gallagher
Monks: Kim Wall
Doorman: David Holt

: The Bible

Acts of the Apostles. 9: Paul makes his defence.

: Woman's Hour

Wendy Austin meets American photographer Annie Liebovitz.
Serial: Madame Doubtfire by Anne Fine. First of five parts read by Stephen Tompkinson. What will a father do to be with the children he loves? Abridged by Meg Clarke


Unknown: Annie Liebovitz.
Unknown: Madame Doubtfire
Unknown: Anne Fine.
Read By: Stephen Tompkinson.
Abridged By: Meg Clarke

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC correspondents around the world takea sideways look at their host countries. Producer Geoff Spink


Producer: Geoff Spink

: You and Yours


: Looking Forward to the Past

Joining Paul Boatengfor a humorous look at historical characters and events are
Raymond Baxter , Richard Coles , Gordon Kennedy and Dr Roy Porter. Producer Kathy Smith


Unknown: Paul Boatengfor
Unknown: Raymond Baxter
Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Gordon Kennedy
Unknown: Dr Roy Porter.
Producer: Kathy Smith

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: The Burn Supper

Colin Douglas 's play begins in January 1991 when John Major began his first full year in office, the Gulf War was upon us, and somewhere in Scotland a small hospital faced the future.
Director Marilyn Imrie


Unknown: Colin Douglas
Unknown: John Major
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Paula: Rachel Atkins
Simon: James Telfer
Mr Kennet: Stuart McGugan
Jock: Andrew Melville
Mrs MacQuillan/Mrs Galbraith: Myra McFadyen
MrsBamett: Jillie Meers
Eileen: Cara Kelly
Sister: Vivienne Rochester
Kenny MacGuffy: Michael Deacon
General Patrick-Forrest: Colin Pinney
Porter: David Thorpe

: Anderson Country

with Gerry Anderson. PHONE: 071.[number removed]


Unknown: Gerry Anderson.

: Prime Minister's Questions

live from Westminster.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen talks to Frank McGuinness as his translation of Peer Gynt is staged, and there's a report from the Perth festival in Australia.
Producer Paul Quinn (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)


Talks: Paul Allen
Unknown: Frank McGuinness
Producer: Paul Quinn

: Short Story: Humming Delilah

by Dean Hawksley.
Timothy has big problems. He's fat, he's havinga hard time at school, his mum is worried about him, and his dad's best Tom Jones record is broken.
Read by Alex Langdon. Producer Paul Dodgson


Unknown: Dean Hawksley.
Unknown: Tom Jones
Read By: Alex Langdon.
Producer: Paul Dodgson

: PM

with Linda Lewis and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Linda Lewis
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: The Harpoon

More from the Empire's favourite magazine -this week incorporating Lathe Monthly. With Susie Brann , Alistair McGowan , Mary Elliot-Nelson , Julian Dutton and Peter Baynham. Producer Sarah Smith


Unknown: Susie Brann
Unknown: Alistair McGowan
Unknown: Mary Elliot-Nelson
Unknown: Julian Dutton
Unknown: Peter Baynham.
Producer: Sarah Smith

: News

: The Archers

It's the end for Joe.

: Soundtrack

The Twelve Widows of Appleby. The story of the lively ladies who live in the almshouse at Appleby-in-Westmorland, and the worthy Trustees who try to keep the house rules. Reporter Jennifer Holden. Producer Joy Hatwood


Reporter: Jennifer Holden.

: Analysis

Tax and Spend
Next month's tax increases have prompted accusations that the electorate were misled in 1992. But does this debate ignore basic questions about taxation and public spending. Can expectations of public services be satisfied without higher taxes? Andrew Dilnot reports.
Producer Nicola Meyrick


Unknown: Andrew Dilnot
Producer: Nicola Meyrick

: Does He Take Sugar?

Presented by Ted Harrison.
For listeners with disabilities. Producer Marlene Pease
PHONE: [number removed] (Mon-Fri 10.00am-5.00pm) FACTSHEET: send sae to [address removed]


Presented By: Ted Harrison.
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Roger White.


Unknown: Roger White.

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: An Evil Cradling

4: Meeting McCarthy

: Stanza

When they are small, children enjoy poetry naturally through the rhymes and rhythms that surround them. But how - and whether- poetry should be taught in schools is central to a thorny debate about language teaching. Andrew McAllister is joined by poet James Berry , teacher Jill Pirrie and educationalist Malcolm Reed. Producer Sara Davies


Unknown: Andrew McAllister
Unknown: James Berry
Unknown: Jill Pirrie
Unknown: Malcolm Reed.
Producer: Sara Davies

: 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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