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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Producers John Harvey and Ruth Kiely


Producers: John Harvey
Producers: Ruth Kiely

: Prayer for the Day

with David Melling.


Unknown: David Melling.

: Today

with James Naughtie and Sue MacGregor.
6.45 Business News
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Rosemary Hartill.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Rosemary Hartill.

: The Benn Tapes

Former Labour cabinet minister Tony Benn draws on his original diary tapes and private recordings, to recall life behind the scenes in government. Producer Keith Jones


Unknown: Tony Benn
Producer: Keith Jones

: News

: Start the Week

with Melvyn Bragg and guests. Producer Ruth Gardiner


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Ruth Gardiner

: With Great Pleasure

Musician Neil Tennant of the Pet Shop Boys introduces an eclectic selection of poetry, prose and journalism. Producer Paul Dodgson


Musician: Neil Tennant
Producer: Paul Dodgson

: Daily Service

from St Martin 's in the Bullring, Birmingham. Teach me my God and King(Sandys); How can creation's voice be still? (Tune and refrain English Traditional); Forth in thy name (Gibbons); Luke 5, w 1-11. Choir and musicians from St Martin 's in the Bullring. Director of Music PeterChurchill. Organist Richard Wardell.


Unknown: St Martin
Unknown: St Martin
Organist: Richard Wardell.

: Something Understood

An Anthology of Spiritual Verse. A selection of poetry on the theme of childhood. Producer David Benedictus


Producer: David Benedictus

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray meets British tennis ace Clare Wood.
Serial: Boors Causing. Edward Petherbridge reads the third of Sylvia Townsend Warner's Five Stones.
Abndged by Sally Skrimshire. Editor Sally Feldman


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Clare Wood.
Unknown: Edward Petherbridge
Unknown: Sylvia Townsend
Unknown: Sally Skrimshire.
Editor: Sally Feldman

: Money Box Live: [number removed]

Producer Frances Macdonald LINES OPEN from 10.00am


Producer: Frances MacDonald

: You and Yours

with Michael Collie. Editor Ken Vass


Unknown: Michael Collie.
Editor: Ken Vass

: Brain of Britain

First Round- North of England. Philip Gray (financial consultant); Dan Verity (retired school teacher); Dr Philip Jones (solicitor); Colin Denson (civil servant). Chairman Robert Robinson.
Producer Richard Edis


Unknown: Dan Verity
Unknown: Dr Philip Jones
Unknown: Colin Denson
Unknown: Robert Robinson.
Producer: Richard Edis

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: Unofficial Rosie

Paula Wilcox is private eye Rosie Monaghan in Alan McDonald 's series.
The Front Man. When Rosie's corner shop suffers racial attacks and threats, she offers her services, but when Mr Khadur says he doesn't want a woman taking on the job, what is Rosie to do?
Music by Peter Howell. Director Tracey Neale


Unknown: Paula Wilcox
Unknown: Rosie Monaghan
Unknown: Alan McDonald
Unknown: Mr Khadur
Music By: Peter Howell.
Director: Tracey Neale
Carol: Helen Roberts
Bob: Dominic Grounsell
Martin: Paul Barber
Jerry: Christopher Bramwell
Mike: Steve Hodson
Debbie: Barbara Dryhurst
Mr Khadur: Lyndam Gregory
Mrs Khadur: Nina Wadia
Daz: Peter Kenny
Billy: Tom Bevan
Gricewell: Don McCorkindale
Planner: Don Warrington
Gregson: Gavin Muir
Peggy: Margaret John
Ginny: Tina Gray
WPCISec: Deborah Berlin

: Anderson Country

Daire Brehan stands in for Gerry Anderson for the next three weeks. Editor Sharon Banoff
PHONE: [number removed]


Unknown: Daire Brehan
Unknown: Gerry Anderson
Editor: Sharon Banoff

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Robert Dawson Scott reports on the opening of the Edinburgh Festival Theatre. Pianist Anne Queffelec plays live, and Michael Berkeley reviews the latest classical record releases.
Producer Adrian Washboume (Revised repeat 9.30pm)


Unknown: Robert Dawson Scott
Pianist: Anne Queffelec
Pianist: Michael Berkeley
Producer: Adrian Washboume

: Short Story: Dizzy

by Tom Drury , read by John Guerrasio.
About a dozen people gathered in the parking lot to argue the merits of breaking the car window to save the dog. Producer Michael Earley


Unknown: Tom Drury
Read By: John Guerrasio.
Producer: Michael Earley

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: News

: The Archers

Debbie's flying.

: The Food Programme

Presented by Derek Cooper. (Revised


Presented By: Derek Cooper.

: The Monday Play: Poison Hearts

Gary Mitchell's play looks at the pain and conflict between two brothers as change begins to shake the Loyalist community in Belfast.


Writer: Gary Mitchell
Director: Pam Brighton
Chris: Ciaran Hinds
Johnny: Dan Gordon
Dennis: Ian McElhinney
Sarah: Marie Jones
Jennifer: Eileen McCloskey
Freddie: Lalor Roddy
Bobby: George Shane
Psycho: B.J. Hogg
Inspector Allen: Trevor Moore

: Writer-in-Hospital

Poet Pete Morgan reflects on his six months as a writer-in-residence at a psychiatric hospital. Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: Pete Morgan
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The World Tonight

with David Aronovitch.


Unknown: David Aronovitch.

: Book at Bedtime: Miss Rodney's Leisure

by George Gissing (1857-1903) , read in two parts by Anna Massey.
Gissing died young after a lifetime struggling for recognition, despite perpetual ill-health. Best known for his novels, he also wrote some notable short stories, three of which are read this week. Producer Matthew Walters


Unknown: George Gissing
Unknown: Anna Massey.
Producer: Matthew Walters

: Education Matters

with Libby Purves. This week's education magazine includes a look back at 70 years of school broadcasts - are they still switching children on? Producer Sally Kirkwood


Unknown: Libby Purves.
Producer: Sally Kirkwood


Matthew Parris talks to water engineer Jo Parker , who disguised herself in Muslim clothes in order to smuggle herself into Afghanistan and rebuild a water supply for villagers. Producer Edwina Wolstencroft


Talks: Matthew Parris
Unknown: Jo Parker
Producer: Edwina Wolstencroft

: The Harpoon

Howdee y'all! A special American edition of your favourite magazine, and a free apple pie with every issue. 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
Unknown: Julian Dutton
Unknown: Peter Baynham.
Producer: Sarah Smith

: 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.

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