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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 David Weitzman.


Unknown: David Weitzman.

: Today

With James Naughtie and Sue MacGregor.
6.45 Business News
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Bill Westwood.
LETTERS: Today, BBC, London W1A 1AA. FAX: [number removed]E-MAIL: today@nca.bbc.co.uk


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Bill Westwood.

: The Benn Tapes

Tony Benn recalls how the Labour
Cabinet came close to despair in 1979. Producer Keith Jones


Producer: Keith Jones

: News

: Start the Week

with Melvyn Bragg and guests. Producer Ruth Gardiner


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Ruth Gardiner

: Daily Service

From the chapel of Selwyn College,
Cambridge. Led by Rev Stephen Shipley with the chapel choir, directed by Andrew Gant. Organist Jeremy Llewellyn. Reading: Isaiah 60, w 1-5 and 17-20. Behold! the mountain of the Lord
(Glasgow); 0 nata lux (Tallis); Light out of darkness (Gant); Thou whose almighty word (Moscow).


Unknown: Rev Stephen Shipley
Organist: Andrew Gant.
Organist: Jeremy Llewellyn.

: With Great Pleasure

Writer and director Anthony Minghella , Perhaps best known for his film Truly, Madly, Deeply, chooses his favourite pieces of writing. The readers include Juliet Stevenson and Alan Rickman. Producer Julian Wilkinson


Director: Anthony Minghella
Unknown: Juliet Stevenson
Unknown: Alan Rickman.
Producer: Julian Wilkinson

: The Hindu Scriptures

Stories fom the Hindu tradition.
6: The Advent of Krishna
Readers Art Malik, Mamta Kaash and Nitish Bharadwaj.
Music by Malcolm Clarke. Producer Juli Wills Rpt


Unknown: Mamta Kaash
Unknown: Nitish Bharadwaj.
Music By: Malcolm Clarke.
Producer: Juli Wills Rpt

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray. Serial: A
Temporary Affair (5) by Imogen Parker. Read in 12 episodes by Jan Francis. Abridged by Meg Clarke
Editors Sally Feldman and Claire Seterie


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Imogen Parker.
Unknown: Jan Francis.
Abridged By: Meg Clarke
Editors: Sally Feldman
Editors: Claire Seterie

: Money Box Live: [number removed]

with Vincent Duggleby.
Producer Tim Bowter. UNES OPEN from 10.00am


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby.
Producer: Tim Bowter.

: You and Yours

with Daire Brehan.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.

: Screenplay

Dawn French, John Thomson , Stephen Tompkinson and Dick Vosburgh are this week's celebrity panel on the movie quiz. lain Johnstone is in the chair. Producer Andy Aliffe


Unknown: John Thomson
Unknown: Stephen Tompkinson
Unknown: Dick Vosburgh
Producer: Andy Aliffe

: The World at One

# See Face behind the Voice: page 9

: The Archers

Repeated from Friday

: The Baby Grand

Based on a short story by the 20s writer Stacy Aumonier.
A young girl struggles to study the piano amidst the hostility of her family.
Piano played by Oona Beeson Dramatised by Brett Usher
Director Matthew Walters Rpt


Unknown: Stacy Aumonier.
Played By: Oona Beeson
Dramatised By: Brett Usher
Director: Matthew Walters
Gabril: Trevor Peacock
Lena: Oona Beeson
Winscomb: John Baddeley
Sir Robert: Brett Usher
Selma: Elaine Claxton
Katie: Rachel Atkins
Mischa: Malcolm Ward
Paul: Tom Bevan
Evie: Harriet Usher

: Anderson Country

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


Unknown: Gerry Anderson.
Editor: Sharon Banoff

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Robert Dawson Scott sees
Richard Eyre 's first opera production of La Traviata at the Royal Opera House, and visits the museum of the year - Tower Museum, Derby.
Producer Julian May. Revised rpt at 9.30pm


Unknown: Robert Dawson Scott
Unknown: Richard Eyre

: Short Story: Green Fingers

by Bernard Taylor.
"As the beneficiary of Aunt Em's will, I felt it was quite unreasonable of her to live so long and look so healthy. Something would have to be done." Read by Mark Straker. Producer Matthew Walters


Unknown: Bernard Taylor.
Read By: Mark Straker.
Producer: Matthew Walters

: PM

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

Repeated from Saturday 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

Too many mums at Glebe ...

: The Food Programme

Presented by Derek Cooper. Revised


Presented By: Derek Cooper.

: The Monday Play: Marked for Place

by Ronan Bennett , with Michael Melia as Maurice and David Herlihy as Emmet. Emmet is a Northern Irish prisoner in an English jail. He believes that anger is the best response to the absurdities and injustices of his situation. Those around him preach patience.
Director Pam Brighton


Unknown: Ronan Bennett
Unknown: Michael Melia
Unknown: David Herlihy
Unknown: Emmet. Emmet
Director: Pam Brighton
First prison officer: Tom Magill
Second prison officer: Colin Carnegie
Third prison officer: Anthony Frew
Visit prison officer: Trevor Moore

: What an Institution

Russell Davies cherishes the institutions which have made Britain great. 4: Police
Producer Noah Richler


Unknown: Russell Davies

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Poor Things

In 19th-century Glasgow a Frankenstein-like experiment is about to begin. Jimmy Chisholm reads a ten-part adaptation of Alasdair Gray 's satirical gothic romance. Abridged by Alasdair Gray. Producer Bruce Young First broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland


Unknown: Jimmy Chisholm
Unknown: Alasdair Gray
Abridged By: Alasdair Gray.

: Education Matters

The topical magazine programme. Producer Sally Kirkwood


Producer: Sally Kirkwood

: The Street

1: Lister Avenue, Doncaster, South Yorkshire. The nation already knows Lister Avenue in Doncaster. The street and its corner shop are the setting for Ronnie Barker 's long-running comedy Open All Hours, but the reality is more surprising. Tony Wilkinson spends a week discovering an oasis of traditional values. A Tony Wilkinson production


Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Tony Wilkinson
Unknown: Tony Wilkinson

: A Whole New Ball Game

Final part of the comedy series by Martin Davies. The Friendly. Violence and bruised limbs are not the only unfortunate consequences of an ill-advised meeting between St Andrew's 1st XI and Kingsway Industrial Estate, Celtic. Producer Richard Wilson


Unknown: Martin Davies.
Producer: Richard Wilson
Father Benedict: Desmond Barrit
Mrs Patterson: Brenda Blethyn
Robert Patterson: Richard Pearce
Barbara Patterson: Melanie Hudson
Andy: Mark Straker
Janet: Nicola Buckingham
Guy: Henry Woolley
Mr Plant: Peter Serafinowicz

: 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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