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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Dharmachari Anagarika Arthapriya.


Unknown: DharmacHari Anagarika Arthapriya.

: Today

with John Humphrys and Anna Ford. Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Philip Crowe.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Anna Ford.
Unknown: Philip Crowe.

: News

: Desert Island Discs

'Repeated from Sunday 12.15pm)

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley of the Financial Times airs your comments on BBC programmes.
A Brian Lapping production WRITE TO: Feedback. PO Box 3431, London NW1 OTN PHONE: 071.[number removed]. FAX: 071.[number removed]


Unknown: Chris Dunkley

: Talking in Class

Very few people avoid going to school, and secondary schooling in particular is most people's immediate pathway to the wider adult world. This four-part series draws on the huge and powerful storehouse of remembered experience from people's school lives in the state system since 1945. The revealing Picture which emerges is by turns funny, intriguing, tragic and heartening. 1: Strong Sisters, Violent Brothers Compiled by Dave Buckley. Producer Dave Sheasby


Unknown: Dave Buckley.
Producer: Dave Sheasby

: Something Understood

An Anthology of Spiritual Verse. Poetry on the theme of nature read by Norman Rodway and David Rintoul. Producer Jocelyn Boxall


Read By: Norman Rodway
Read By: David Rintoul.
Producer: Jocelyn Boxall

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sarah Dunant. From the Greek goddess Arachne to the film Black Widow, Libby Spurrier unravels the myths which connect women with spiders. Serial: Oleander, Jacaranda (4)


Introduced By: Sarah Dunant.
Unknown: Libby Spurrier

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Kelvin Boot.
FACTSHEET/QUERIES: send sae to [address removed]
Producer Simon Roberts


Presented By: Kelvin Boot.
Producer: Simon Roberts

: You and Yours

FACTSHEET: send a targe sae to [address removed]

: The Food Programme

The show that investigates the good, the bad and the tasteless, presented by Derek Cooper.
Producer Sheila Dillon


Presented By: Derek Cooper.
Producer: Sheila Dillon

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

: Classic Serial: Phoebe, Junior

Margaret Oliphant 's novel in four parts. 3: An Unmitigated Cub. Phoebe has made the acquaintance of the Mays in Carlingford. Although of an opposing religious persuasion, Reginald is strongly attracted to her.


Unknown: Margaret Oliphant

: Anderson Country

Phone Gerry Anderson on [number removed].


Unknown: Gerry Anderson

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Tim Marlow meets Hollywood film producer Art Linson and sees an exhibition with an individual approach to the Year of the Family. Producer Jerome Weatherald


Unknown: Tim Marlow
Producer: Art Linson
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Short Story: The Guitar and Other Animals

by Geoff Nicholson.
Once she was a male impersonator, now she plays guitars. Jenny Slade 's had different names, had different acts, but now she's her own woman.
Read by Sunny Ormonde . Producer Sue Wilson


Unknown: Geoff Nicholson.
Guitars: Jenny Slade
Read By: Sunny Ormonde
Producer: Sue Wilson

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Hugh Sykes. Editor Margaret Budy
WRITE TO: PM Letterline, BBC Broadcasting House, London W1A1AA. PHONE: 071.[number removed]


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.
Editor: Margaret Budy

: Going Places

with Janet Trewin and Peter Macann. Producer David Prest


Unknown: Janet Trewin
Unknown: Peter MacAnn.
Producer: David Prest

: News

: The Archers

Caroline's made a decision.
Written by Mary Cutler. Director Joanna Toye
Editor Vanessa Whitburn ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send sae to [address removed]


Written By: Mary Cutler.
Director: Joanna Toye
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Simla Hebden: Judy Bennett
Elizabeth Archer: Alison Dowling
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Atdridge: Angela Piper
Debbie Aldridge: Tamsin Greig
Jack Woolley: Arnold Peters
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
JoeGnmdy: Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie Grundy: Rosalind Adams
Susan Carter: Charlotte Martin
Robin Stokes: Tim Meats
Caroline Bone: Sara Coward
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
S'igel Pargetter: Graham Seed
Julia Pargetter: Mary Wimbush
Usha Gupta: Souad Faress
Guy Pemberlon: Hugh Dickson

: Pick of the Week

with Chris Serle.
Producer Mark Burman


Unknown: Chris Serle.
Producer: Mark Burman

: Any Questions?

Bea Campbell , author and columnist; Rt Hon Jack Cunningham , MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary; Baroness Hamwee, Liberal Democrat peer; and Rt Hon David Hunt , MP, Secretary of State for Employment, tackle the issues raised in Penrith, Cumbria.
Chairman is Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer Nick Utechin


Unknown: Bea Campbell
Unknown: Jack Cunningham
Unknown: David Hunt
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Daughters of Independence

Liz Moloney looks into the lives of four Nigerian women.
1: Baba Lavers. A Muslim from the Fika royal family, Baba keeps an exercise machine next to the prayer mat in her bedroom. Both are used regularly. She juggles the requirements of religion and family with running her own business - from building supplies to landscape gardening. Producer Nigel Acheson


Unknown: Liz Moloney
Unknown: Baba Lavers.
Producer: Nigel Acheson

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke.


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Kaleidoscope Feature

Beirut: the Rule of Rubble
After 16 years of civil war, the centre of Beirut was left devastated. Now that the Lebanese have the chance to recreate their capital city from scratch, what will they make from the rubble? Lena Halabi reports from Beirut on the future of her city, and the role of the arts in post-war reconstruction.


Unknown: Lena Halabi

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig. Editor Anne Koch


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Editor: Anne Koch

: Book at Bedtime: Stamboul Train

The final part of Graham Greene 's novel. The Orient Express finally reaches Constantinople.


Unknown: Graham Greene

: Week Ending

A satirical review of the week's news with the Week Endingteam.
Producer Diane Messias


Producer: Diane Messias

: Tea Junction

Patrick Hannan and his guests take a sceptical look at the week's events. Producer Penny Arnold


Unknown: Patrick Hannan

: 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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