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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 Dharmachari Anagarika Arthapriya.


Unknown: DharmacHari Anagarika Arthapriya.

: Today

with Peter Hobday and Sue MacGregor.
Business News
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Lavinia Byrne.


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Lavinia Byrne.

: Alan Bennett's Diaries

Playwright Alan Bennett reads the first of five extracts from his 1980-1990 diaries, published today. Abridged by Pat McLoughlin Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: Alan Bennett
Abridged By: Pat McLoughlin
Producer: Gillian Hush

: News

: Start the Week

with Melvyn Bragg and guests. Producer Ruth Gardiner


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Ruth Gardiner

: Daily Service

Live from Rusthall Parish Church, Tunbridge Wells, led by Rev Roger
Hutchings with the Chantry Singers. The Church of God a Kingdom is
(University); Genesis 22, w 1-2 and 9-14; Had we but harkened to thy word (Walford Davies ); When I survey (Rockingham).
Director of Music John Francis.


Unknown: Rev Roger
Unknown: Walford Davies
Music: John Francis.

: The Mating Game

The natural history quiz with chairman Lionel Kelleway. Producer Sarah Blunt


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway.
Producer: Sarah Blunt

: Paradise Lost

John Milton 's epic poem of the Fall of Man, abridged in 41 episodes. (26)
Abridged by Adrian Mitchell Music by Elizabeth Parker
Director John Theocharis Rpt


Unknown: John Milton
Abridged By: Adrian Mitchell
Music By: Elizabeth Parker
Director: John Theocharis
Milton: Denis Quilley
Raphael: John Rowe
Adam: Linus Roache
Eve: Federay Holmes
God: Godfrey Kenton
Satan :: Ian McDiarmid
Angels: Matthew Morgan
Angels: David Holt
Sin: Margaret Robertson
Death: Steve Hodson

: Woman's Hour

On World Mental Health Day,
Jenni Murray asks why more women than men are admitted to psychiatric hospitals. Serial: Part 6 of a 12-part adaptation of Diary of a Young Lady of Fashion in the Year 1764-1765 by Cleone Knox. Abridged by Caroline Harris
Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selerie


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Cleone Knox.
Abridged By: Caroline Harris
Editors: Sally Feldman
Editors: Clare Selerie

: Money Box Live: [number removed]

Vincent Duggleby takes listeners' calls on financial issues.
Producer Katie Derham
LINES OPEN from 10.00am


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Katie Derham

: You and Yours

with John Howard. Editor Ken Vass


Unknown: John Howard.
Editor: Ken Vass

: Round Britain Quiz

Wales and the West, represented by Peter Stead and Jack Jones , take on the London team of Irene Thomas and Eric Korn. Tony Quinton and Gordon Clough are asking the questions. Producer Amanda Mares
Repeated Wednesday at 6.30pm


Unknown: Peter Stead
Unknown: Jack Jones
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Eric Korn.
Unknown: Tony Quinton
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Producer: Amanda Mares

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke at the Conservative
Party Conference in Bournemouth and James Cox in London. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: James Cox
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

Repeated from Friday

: A Great Gulf Fixed

By Jonathan Myerson.
"There aren't any villains on the Padmore, just bored kids without a job turning into thugs, depressed kids wanting what they see everyone else has got. They're capable of anything."


Writer: Jonathan Myerson
Director: Alison Hindell
Geoff: Richard Elfyn
Willis: Brian Hibbard
Old: Brendan Charleson
Donna: Cecilia Noble
Russell: Ronan Vibert
Jamal: Treva Etienne
Radley: Erica Eirian
Gavin: Simon Ludders
Tez: Clarence Smith
Chief Super: Andrew Neil
Marty: George Bascombe
Ben: Ashley Walters
Gavin's Mum: Lawmary Champion
Qasim: Lyndam Gregory

: Anderson Country

Gerry Anderson invites you to join him for an hour of daily live action.
Add your views to the mix of debate, stories, unadulterated opinion and frank exchange. Editor Sharon Banoff
PHONE/ANSWERPHONE: [number removed]


Unknown: Gerry Anderson
Editor: Sharon Banoff

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Robert Dawson Scott sees a new production of Don Quixote at the English National Opera, and a comprehensive exhibition of art from Argentina in Oxford. Producer Beaty Rubens
Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Robert Dawson Scott
Unknown: Don Quixote
Producer: Beaty Rubens

: Short Story: Some Metal Buildings

by Geoff Nicholson.
Ralph and Irena have not been blessed with children, but they are happy. Then Irena discovers corrugated iron and becomes happier still ... Read by Imelda Staunton. Producer Richard Wortley


Unknown: Geoff Nicholson.
Read By: Imelda Staunton.
Producer: Richard Wortley

: PM

with Nigel Wrench and Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Nigel Wrench
Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: The News Quiz

Barry Took is joined by Alan Coren ,
Richard Ingrams , John Wells and Kate Adie on the week's news.
Repeated from Saturday 12.25pm


Unknown: Barry Took
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Richard Ingrams
Unknown: John Wells
Unknown: Kate Adie

: News

: The Archers

Home is where the heart is. Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper reports. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: Monday Play: Fishing for Ghosts

by David Pownall.
The panel of a literary prize suspect something fishy when they discover that a major political figure has entered the competition.
Peter Vaughan stars as the Salmon Trout.
Director Eoin O'Callaghan


Unknown: David Pownall.
Unknown: Peter Vaughan
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Betty: Susan Fleetwood
Martin: Hugh Ross
Michael: Neville Jason
Bill: George Parsons
Tony: Gavin Muir
Daffyd: Tom Bevan
Judith: Kristin Milward
Fergil: Don McCorkindale
Angus: David Jarvis
Lionel/Robert „: Derek Waring
Hostess: Elaine Claxton
Liz: Susannah Corbett

: Dear Teacher

Robert Swan , the only man to walk to both Poles, acknowledges his mentor, the wheelchair-bound Sir Geoffrey Gilbertson. Last in the series.
Producer Ed Thomason Rpt


Unknown: Robert Swan
Unknown: Sir Geoffrey Gilbertson.
Producer: Ed Thomason Rpt

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

with Owen Bennett Jones.


Unknown: Owen Bennett Jones.

: Booker at Bedtime

Knowledge of Angels by Jill Paton Walsh, read by Natasha Pyne. Producer David Hunter


Unknown: Jill Paton
Read By: Natasha Pyne.
Producer: David Hunter

: The Salon

In the last programme in the series, Rabbi Julia Neuberger elaborates on evil with Ruth Rendell ,
Michael Winner , John McVicar , the Bishop of Leicester and Roy Greenslade. Producer Elizabeth Abrahams


Unknown: Julia Neuberger
Unknown: Ruth Rendell
Unknown: Michael Winner
Unknown: John McVicar
Unknown: Roy Greenslade.
Producer: Elizabeth Abrahams

: 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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