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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Producers Alasdair Cross. John Harvey and Ruth Kiely


Producers: Alasdair Cross.
Producers: John Harvey
Producers: Ruth Kiely

: Prayer for the Day

with Mathoor Krishnamurti , Executive
Director of Bhavan Institute of Indian
Culture in London.


Unknown: Mathoor Krishnamurti

: Today

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


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Oliver McTernan.

: Angel Cake

A six-part story by Helen Harris. An ironic look at the lives of two women from totally different backgrounds, who overtea and cakes develop an uneasy friendshipwith extraordinary repercussions. With Rose Hill and Elaine Claxton. Abridged by Shelagh Stephenson Producer Eoin O'Callaghan


Story By: Helen Harris.
Unknown: Rose Hill
Unknown: Elaine Claxton.
Abridged By: Shelagh Stephenson
Producer: Eoin O'Callaghan

: News

: The Jeremy Nicholas Morning Programme

Jeremy Nicholas hauls himself out of bed to celebrate the rituals, explore the mysteries and recapture some of the quintessential sounds of what happens first thing in the morning. Producer Laura Druce


Unknown: Jeremy Nicholas
Producer: Laura Druce

: Daily Service

led by Rev Dave Pole from the Methodist Church in Polperro, Cornwall. With the Fishermen's Choir directed by Jack Libby. Mark 4, w 3541. Holy, Holy, Holy (Nicaea), Fierce raged the tempest (St Aelred), Jesus shall reign (Truro). Organist Masie Hall.


Unknown: Rev Dave Pole
Directed By: Jack Libby.
Organist: Masie Hall.

: Wordly Wise

Peter Hobday and guests dig out more words and phrases in the etymology panel game. With Simon Brett , Barry Cryer , Germaine Greer and Jan Ravens. Producer Jo Clegg


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Simon Brett
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Germaine Greer
Unknown: Jan Ravens.
Producer: Jo Clegg

: The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm

Dinsdale Landen reads five of Norman Hunter 's comical stories about the world's barmiest inventor. 1. The Wild Waste-Paper. The pieces of waste-paper seemed to have had something that didn't agree with them, fortheywere growing bigger every moment. Abridged by David Self. Producer Peter Hutchings


Unknown: Dinsdale Landen
Unknown: Norman Hunter
Abridged By: David Self.
Producer: Peter Hutchings

: Woman's Hour

From the suffragettes of Manchester to the fishwives of Edinburgh, Jenni Murray invites you to celebrate the hidden heroines of history in a Pink Plaque Guide to Britain. With readings from thejournals of 17th-century traveller Celia Fiennes. Producers Sylvia Horn and Kate Murphy Editor Sallv Feldtvan


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Celia Fiennes.
Producers: Sylvia Horn
Producers: Kate Murphy
Editor: Sallv Feldtvan

: 1066... and All That Weather

Wind, rain, snow and sun - we're obsessed by the vagaries of the elements. But can they really shape the course of history? Roy Porter investigates. Producer Clare Csonka


Unknown: Roy Porter
Producer: Clare Csonka

: You and Yours

with John Howard. Editor Ken Vass


Unknown: John Howard.
Editor: Ken Vass

: Round Britain Quiz

Q. How might the Lady of Spain lead you up the garden path to
Prince Charles and Weary Willie?
A. In this quiz, all clues are contorted and the questionmasters are Tony Quinton and Gordon Clough. The series opens with the Irish team of Paddy Fitzpatrick and Owen Dudley Edwards challenging the London team of Irene Thomas and Eric Kom. Producer Amanda Mares


Unknown: Tony Quinton
Unknown: Gordon Clough.
Unknown: Paddy Fitzpatrick
Unknown: Owen Dudley Edwards
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Eric Kom.
Producer: Amanda Mares

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

: The Jacobean Box

by Don Taylor.
Shakespearean academic Brian Blake receives a message to say there is a large item awaiting his collection at a remote northern station. He little suspects that it could lead to his own literary immortality.
Director Sue Wilson


Unknown: Don Taylor.
Unknown: Brian Blake
Director: Sue Wilson
Brian Blake: Stephen Moore
Station master: Peter Vaughan
Penelope: Michelle Newell
Arkroyd: Steve Hodson
Mary: Teresa Gallagher

: Anderson Country

with Gerry Anderson. Editor Sharon Banoff
PHONE/ANSWERPHONE: [number removed]


Unknown: Gerry Anderson.
Editor: Sharon Banoff

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Natalie Wheen considers the way gardens and artists interact with their surrounding landscape. Plus musical ideas from Jacobean to contemporary avant-garde at Kirby Hall, Northamptonshire. Producer Neil Trevithick (Revised repeat at 9.30pm)


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Neil Trevithick

: Short Story: Holiday Memory

by Dylan Thomas.
"August Bank Holiday ... A slap of sea and a tickle of sand ... A tuck of dresses. A rolling of trousers....Wet fresh, wet hair.the warm smell as of a rabbity field after rain." Read by Sion Probert. Producer Caroline Saril


Unknown: Dylan Thomas.
Read By: Sion Probert.
Producer: Caroline Saril

: PM

with Nigel Wrench and Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Nigel Wrench
Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: The News Quiz

Barry Took quizzes Richard Ingrams , Alan Coren and their guests on the week's news.


Unknown: Barry Took
Unknown: Richard Ingrams
Unknown: Alan Coren

: News

: The Archers

Julia can't face her public.

: A Word to the Wise

Four programmes on thehistory of advice.
Health Matters. How to cure old age, exercises for nasal health, why yellow wallpaper is bad for you and how to choose a wet nurse. Rosalind Miles answers. Producer Miriam Akhtar


Unknown: Rosalind Miles
Producer: Miriam Akhtar

: The Monday Play: The Children's Hour

by Lillian Hellman. Martha and Karen run a boarding school in a small town on America's East Coast. A malicious child tells a lie which grows until the whole community is threatened by it. This play is as relevant today as it was when it was first produced in 1935. Director Claire Grove


Unknown: Lillian Hellman.
Director: Claire Grove
Karen Wright: Clare Holman
Martha Dobie: Buffy Davis
Lily Mortar: Miriam Margolyes
Mrs Tilford: Margaret Robertson
Joe Cardin: Peter Whitman
Mary Tilford: Barbara Barnes
Rosalie Wells: Joanne MacInnes
Peggy Rogers: Anne-Marie Zola
Evelyn Munn: Cathy Sara
Agatha: Frances Jeater

: The Miles Kington Interview

Famous historical figures offer some surprising insights into their lives and times. Mata Hari , played by Fiona Fullerton. A Testbed production


Unknown: Mata Hari
Played By: Fiona Fullerton.

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: The World Tonight

with Janet Cohen.


Presenter: Janet Cohen

: Book at Bedtime: Northanger Abbey

by Jane Austen. Miranda Richardson reads the first of 15 episodes of this gothic entertainment.
Abridged by Anne Rees Jones. Producer David Benedictus


Unknown: Jane Austen.
Unknown: Miranda Richardson
Abridged By: Anne Rees Jones.
Producer: David Benedictus

: No Illusions

3. Is Community Desirable? Francine Stock asks Niall Ferguson , Geoff Mulgan , Homi Bhabha and Prof Tony Giddens. Producer Marina Salandy-Brown


Unknown: Francine Stock
Unknown: Niall Ferguson
Unknown: Geoff Mulgan
Unknown: Prof Tony Giddens.
Producer: Marina Salandy-Brown

: 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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