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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Producers Alasdair Cross. John Harvey. Ruth Kiely


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

: Prayer for the Day

with Henry Tankel.


Unknown: Henry Tankel.

: Today

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


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.

: Richard Matthewman

by Ian McMillan and Martyn Wiley.
Finetime Fontayne returns in the role of a South Yorkshire teacher, who recalls the highs and lows of a lifetime spent in the same mining village.
5: Reds Up, Sheffield Down Producer Dave Sheasby


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Martyn Wiley.
Producer: Dave Sheasby

: News

: Start the Week

with Melvyn Bragg and guests. Producer Ruth Gardiner


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Ruth Gardiner

: Daily Service

led by Michael Wakelin , from St Peter 's Church, Prestbury,
Cheshire. John 6, w 62-68; King of Glory, King of peace (Harris); How sweet the name of Jesus sounds. St Peter 's Prestbury Girls' Church Choir, directed by Martin Potter. Organist Michael Cheetham.


Unknown: Michael Wakelin
Unknown: St Peter
Unknown: St Peter
Directed By: Martin Potter.
Organist: Michael Cheetham.

: Wordly Wise

The etymology panel game. This week's guests are Lorelei King , Donna McPhail , Tony Hawks and David Stafford. Introduced by Peter Hobday. Producer Jo Clegg


Unknown: Lorelei King
Unknown: Donna McPhail
Unknown: David Stafford.
Introduced By: Peter Hobday.
Producer: Jo Clegg

: Paradise Lost

Part 6 of John Milton 's epic poem of the Fall of Man, abridged in 41 episodes.
Abridged by Adrian Mitchell Music by Elizabeth Parker
Director John Theochans Rpt


Unknown: John Milton
Abridged By: Adrian Mitchell
Music By: Elizabeth Parker
Director: John Theochans
Milton: Denis Quilley
Satan: Ian McDiarmid
Beelzebub: Matthew Morgan
Death: Steve Hodson
Sin: Margaret Robertson
Chaos: Jonathan Adams
God: Godfrey Kenton
Son: Robert Glenister
Gabriel: Oavid Holt
Uriel: Julian Rhind-Tutt

: Woman's Hour

One of Ireland's leading literary lights, Maeve Binchy , discusses life, love and writing a bestseller with Jenni Murray. Serial: Sarah Badel reads part 10 of a 12-part adaptation of Elizabeth Taylor 's story Palladian. Abridged by Anne Rees Jones Editor Sally Feldman


Unknown: Maeve Binchy
Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Sarah Badel
Unknown: Elizabeth Taylor
Abridged By: Anne Rees Jones
Editor: Sally Feldman

: Money Box Live: [number removed]

Vincent Duggleby takes your calls on topical issues that affect your finances. Producer Frances Macdonald LINES OPEN from 10.00am


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: You and Yours

with John Howard. Editor Ken Vass


Unknown: John Howard.
Editor: Ken Vass

: Round Britain Quiz

The Midlands team of Peter
Oppenheimer and John Julius Norwich challenge the London team of Irene Thomas and Eric Korn. Gordon Clough and Tony Quinton ask the questions. producer Amanda Mares
Repeated Wednesday at 6.30pm


Unknown: John Julius Norwich
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Eric Korn.
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Tony Quinton
Producer: Amanda Mares

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from Friday

: A Far Cry from Brazil

In Robert East's comedy, the manager of Macclesborough FC is desperate for a win and so are the players, the fans and the directors. Unfortunately, their fate is in the hands of a ref who's got problems of his own.
Director Matthew Walters Rpt


Director: Matthew Walters Rpt
Ken: Doug Fisher
Douggie: John Baddeley
Les: Steve Hodson
Ray: Keith Drinkel
Maureen: Geraldine Fitzgerald
Pam: Stephanie Turner
Julian: Robert East

: Anderson Country

Daily live action, stories from around the country and frank exchange. With Gerry Anderson. Editor Sharon Banoff
PHONE/ANSWERPHONE: [number removed]


Unknown: Gerry Anderson.
Editor: Sharon Banoff

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Natalie Wheen watches The Score and Strings, Bows and Bellows and discusses how television brings new music to a wide audience. Tim Ross reports on an arts festival run by street people of Bogota, Colombia. And, in celebration of its 150th year, Brian Peters plays the concertina. Producer Julian May


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Unknown: Tim Ross
Unknown: Brian Peters

: Short Story: The Fortieth Step

by Gillian Tindall. When a young man visits his Uncle Jack, he discovers they are to do the "Thirty-nine Steps Walk", immortalised by John Buchan. Read byTomBevan. Producer Tracey Neale


Unknown: Gillian Tindall.
Unknown: John Buchan.
Producer: Tracey Neale

: PM

with Linda Lewis and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Linda Lewis
Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: The News Quiz

Repeated from Saturday 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

Jennifer's concerns are pressing. Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: A Word to the Wise

In the third of four programmes on the history of advice, Rosalind Miles looks at entertaining.
How to Give the Perfect Dinner Party Whom to invite, what to do if the souffle and the conversation flop. Producer Miriam Akhtar


Unknown: Rosalind Miles
Producer: Miriam Akhtar

: The J.B. Priestley Season: The Good Companions

Dramatised by Elizabeth Proud.
The author's most popular novel in which the Dinky Doos, an ailing theatrical troupe, are discovered by Miss Trant. Left a small legacy, she decides to take up the challenge of managing them. Renamed the Good Companions, their adventures begin.


Author: J.B. Priestley
Dramatised by: Elizabeth Proud
Composer and Pianist: Malcolm McKee
Musician [Percussion]: Helen Bool
Musician [Ukulele]: Judd Proctor
Producer: Sue Wilson
Miss Trant: Hannah Gordon
Jess Oakroyd: Bernard Cribbins
Inigo Jollifant: Christopher Scoular
Susie Dean: Elizabeth Mansfield
Elise: Sunny Ormonde
Mrs Joe: Jill Graham
Jerry Jerningham: John Webb
Joby Jackson: Gareth Armstrong
Jimmy Nunn: John Baddeley
Moreton Mitcham: John Hollis
Joe Brundit: John Harwood
Lady Partlit: Geraldine Fitzgerald
Mr Tarvin: Christopher Scott
Mrs Tipstead: Jillie Meers
Hilary: Richard Pearce
Eric Tipstead: David Bannerman
Fauntley: Philip Anthony
Mr Priestley: Dominic Letts
Rev Chillingworth: John Evitts
Mrs Mounder: Elizabeth Proud

: Show House

Jane Austen never lived there, but she passed it often. The women who tend No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, can almost see her from the window....
Read by Anna Massey. Producer Piers Plowright Rpt


Unknown: Jane Austen
Read By: Anna Massey.
Producer: Piers Plowright Rpt

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Northanger Abbey

by Jane Austen. Miranda Richardson reads part 11 of this gothic entertainment, adapted in 15 episodes. Abridged by Anne Rees Jones Producer David Benedictus


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

: No Illusions

Francine Stock and guests in the final late night discussion.
Series producer Marina Salandy-Brown


Unknown: Francine Stock
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.

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.

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