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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Rev Jim Cotter.


Unknown: Rev Jim Cotter.

: Today

with John Humphrys and James Naughtie. Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rabbi Lionel Blue.
8.40 Yesterday In Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Lionel Blue.

: News

: Midweek

with Libby Purves and her birthday guest, magician Paul Daniels. Producer Lucy Cacanas


Unknown: Libby Purves
Unknown: Paul Daniels.
Producer: Lucy Cacanas

: A Word in Edgeways

As a tribute to Brian Redhead , there's another chance to hear four of the lively and controversial discussions from the long-running series he described as an "unrehearsed intellectual adventure". In this first programme, from 1971, Brian discusses the role of the artist in society with Peter Maxwell Davies , Mitzi Cunliffe and V S Naipaul. Producer Michael Green (Revised rpt)


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies
Unknown: Mitzi Cunliffe
Producer: Michael Green

: Daily Service

Have faith in God, my heart (Doncaster); Jonah 1, w 1-6 and w 11,12,15 and 17; They that go down to the sea in ships (Sumsion); I'll praise my maker (Monmouth). Director of Music Barry Rose.


Music: Barry Rose.

: The Bible

The First Letter of Pad to the Corinthians. The second selection.

: Woman's Hour

Lyndall Gordon tells Jenni Murray about the creative fire and powerful ambitions that drove Charlotte Bronte.
Serial: Like Water for Hot Chocolate (4)


Unknown: Lyndall Gordon
Unknown: Jenni Murray

: You and Yours

with John Howard.


Unknown: John Howard.

: Death Comes Staccato

Concluding the dramatisation of Gillian Slovo 's acclaimed detective mystery.
Kate Baeir was attacked while trying to find Alicia. But her attacker was sent from
Mateley's factory. Are the two cases linked?
Music composed by Anthea Gomez and played by Anthea Gomez and Tim New
Dramatised by Jill Brooke Director Sue Wilson


Unknown: Gillian Slovo
Unknown: Kate Baeir
Composed By: Anthea Gomez
Played By: Anthea Gomez
Dramatised By: Jill Brooke
Director: Sue Wilson
Kate Baeir: Samantha Bond
Carmen: Sandra James-Young
Alicia Weatherby: Teresa Gallagher
Marion Weatherby: Jill Graham
Trevor Plastid: Keith Drinkel
Eva: Sunny Ormonde
Sam: David Holt
Alexandra: Elizabeth Kelly
Elmore James: Patterson Joseph
Richard: John Harwood
Toby: Mark Straker
Doorman: Barry J Gordon

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: Running before the Wind

Catherine Czerkawska 'sfour-part family saga of yacht builders and designers on the Clyde begins.
1: Casting Off. When Alison falls in love with an old wooden yacht called the Isabella, she does not realise she is looking at the last relic of a family history.
Director Hamish Wilson


Unknown: Catherine Czerkawska
Director: Hamish Wilson
Isabella: Sybil Wintrope
Alison: Louise Beattie
Adam/Stirling: Allan Sharpe
David: Alec Heggie
Annie: Sheila Donald
Sadie: Anne Downie
Malcolm: Alec Monteath
Emily: Irene MacDougal
Archivist/ Archie: William Armour
Nurse I Midwife: Susie Maguire
Young Hetty: Isabel Wright
James: James MacPherson

: Footnotes

Presented by Martin Wainwright.
5: Mary Seacole. The brave Jamaican nurse who was adored by the soldiers she tended during the Crimean War has been overshadowed throughout history by the Lady of the Lamp". Producer Alison Perks


Presented By: Martin Wainwright.
Presented By: Mary Seacole.
Producer: Alison Perks

: Anderson Country

Presented by Gerry Anderson. PHONE: [number removed]


Presented By: Gerry Anderson.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Quentin Cooper sees the film The House of Spirits, starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. And Judy Meweezen talks to Peter Brook about the staging of The Man Who in Manchester.
Producer Lore Windemuth (Revised repeat at 9.15pm)


Unknown: Quentin Cooper
Unknown: Meryl Streep
Unknown: Jeremy Irons.
Talks: Judy Meweezen
Unknown: Peter Brook

: Short Story: Zapatos

by T Coraghessan Boyle.
How did Uncle Dagoberto expect me to buy 30.000 Italian shoes for 200 huevos when a single pair sold for twice that? Read by John Guerrasio. Producer Michael Earley


Unknown: Coraghessan Boyle.
Read By: John Guerrasio.
Producer: Michael Earley

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: Counterpoint

: News

: The Archers

Caroline confides in Kathy.

: The Art of Travel

Pico Iyer has a passion for lonely, misfit places - so a country with no trees, a medieval language, a ban on dogs in the capital and a single mother for President seemed the perfect destination. He tells Annette Kobak of his romantic encounter with Iceland, the land of the midnight sun. Producer Kate McAII


Unknown: Pico Iyer
Unknown: Annette Kobak
Producer: Kate McAii

: Medicine Now

: Days of Good Hope

Donald Woods travels across South
Africa to assess its chances of making democracy work after next month's historic general election.
3: The New Apartheid. As the old racial divisions in South Africa subside, Donald Woods finds other forms of discrimination coming to the fore, especially against rural black Africans. A Crux production


Unknown: Donald Woods
Unknown: Donald Woods

: In Business

Footprint across Ask. The battle for TV's final frontier has begun. Western media conglomerates are poised to sweep down on the great untapped markets of China and India. Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has stolen a lead on his rivals with Star TV - an Asian satellite service beaming programmes to two-thirds of the world's population. Nick Higham investigates the new market and the fierce strength of the opposition.
Producer Colin Wilde


Unknown: Rupert Murdoch
Unknown: Nick Higham
Producer: Colin Wilde

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The Financial World Tonight

with Martin Webber.


Unknown: Martin Webber.

: The World Tonight

with Max Pearson.


Unknown: Max Pearson.

: Book at Bedtime: Jogging round Majorca

3: The Village of the IMs

: Hindsight

Chris Andrew finds out about bundling, hears tales from the back row of early cinemas, and meets the shoemaker who recreates footwear of the past.


Unknown: Chris Andrew

: 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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