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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

Producers Alasdair Cross. John Harvey and 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 John Humphrys. Business News Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Oliver McTernan. Producer David Coomes
LETTERS: Today, BBC, London W1A 1AA. FAX: [number removed]. E-MAIL: today@nca.bbc.co.uk


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Oliver McTernan.
Producer: David Coomes

: The Ice Warrior

by David Hartnett , read by Frances Jeater. There's an incident at the glacier. The riddle remains unsolved. Producer Duncan Minshull Rpt


Unknown: David Hartnett
Read By: Frances Jeater.
Producer: Duncan Minshull Rpt

: News

: Start the Week

Neuroscientist Dr Susan Greenfield discusses her Christmas lecture,
Journey to the Centres of the Brain, with Melvyn Bragg. Producer Ruth Gardiner


Unknown: Dr Susan Greenfield
Unknown: Melvyn Bragg.
Producer: Ruth Gardiner

: With Great Pleasure

In the last of the series, actor, writer, director and raconteur Victor Spinetti chooses his favourite pieces of writing. Producer Sara Davies


Unknown: Victor Spinetti
Producer: Sara Davies

: Daily Service

From St Andrew 's and St George's
Church, Edinburgh. Introduced by the Rev Johnston McKay with Edinburgh University Chamber Choir. Isaiah 11, w 1-9; Finding God (St Patrick); God is working his purpose out (Purpose); The noble stem of Jesse (Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen). Organist Leon Coates. Director of music Nicholas Jones.


Unknown: St Andrew
Unknown: Rev Johnston McKay
Organist: Leon Coates.
Music: Nicholas Jones.

: Children's Radio 4: Charlotte's Web

by E B White, abridged in seven parts by Penny Leicester and read by William Hootkins. 1: Saved from an Untimely Death. Fern discovers that in getting up early she has helped to save a pretty white pig. Producer Marion Nancarrow


Read By: William Hootkins.
Producer: Marion Nancarrow

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray. Serial: All the Nice Girls (7) by Barbara Anderson. Read in 11 parts by Nicolette McKenzie. Abridged by Di Speirs
Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selerie


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Barbara Anderson.
Unknown: Nicolette McKenzie.
Abridged By: Di Speirs
Editors: Sally Feldman
Editors: Clare Selerie

: Money Box Live:

[number removed]
With Vincent Duggleby.
Producer Frances Macdonald LINES OPEN from 10.00am


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby.
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: You and Yours

With Daire Brehan.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.

: Screenplay

Dick Vosburgh , Stephen Tompkinson , Barry Cryer and Sylvia Syms are this week's panel. Chairman lain Johnstone. Producer Andy Aliffe


Unknown: Dick Vosburgh
Unknown: Stephen Tompkinson
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Sylvia Syms
Producer: Andy Aliffe

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from Friday

: The Frewintosh Formula

lain Crawford's light-hearted play is set in the Scottish Highlands, where news of the invention by the Japanese of " Instant Whisky" is greeted with horror and outrage by the traditional distillers.
Director Patrick Rayner Rpt


Director: Patrick Rayner
Simon: John Bett
Donald: Crawford Logan
Laki: Lucinda Baillie
Tateo: John Shedden
Dugald: John Buick
Tony: Jimmy Chisholm
Lady Magnolia: Monica Gibb
George: Sandy Neilson

: Anderson Country

Editor Sharon Banoff
PHONE/ANSWERPHONE: [number removed]


Editor: Sharon Banoff

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Natalie Wheen visits the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford where they are experimenting with a group of artists making objects to "hide" among the permanent collection.
Producer Adrian Washboume. Rev rpt 9.30pm


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Adrian Washboume.

: Short Story: A Festive Vocation

by Eddi McVeigh , read by B J Hogg.
Terry's job as a temporary Santa in a posh department store, giving out gifts to children who already have too much, is making him disgusted with Christmas until ... Producer Pam Brighton


Unknown: Eddi McVeigh
Read By: B J Hogg.
Producer: Pam Brighton

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: The News Quiz of the Year

Repeated from Saturday at 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

Nigel and Lizzie become three. Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: The Food Programme


: The Monday Play: A Child of Consequence

by Nicholas Mclnerny. When
Rhiannon takes on a child custody case she's sure it will be straightforward; what judge would return a child to life under siege in Sarajevo?
Director Alison Hindell


Unknown: Nicholas McLnerny.
Director: Alison Hindell
Rhiannon: Melanie Walters
Derrick: Owen Teale
Maria: Nella Marin
Isabel: Helen Griffin
Margaret: Jennifer Hill
Prentice: Michael Povey
Melodia: Siriol Jenkins
Clive: James Greene
David: Iestyn Jones
Sheila: Lynn Hunter
Mrs Bennett: Viv Moore

: Four on a Tour

In 1914 four Americans set out from Manchester on a 3,000-mile motoring holiday around Britain. David Foster introduces some of their experiences. Readers Risa Hall and Peter Marinker. Producer Gillian Hush Rpt


Introduces: David Foster
Readers: Risa Hall
Readers: Peter Marinker.
Producer: Gillian Hush Rpt

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Brazzaville Beach

by William Boyd , read in 10 parts by Fiona Shaw.
6: "1 make a special trip to the city, post my article and see Usman. Hope tests the credence of John's note with dire consequences. Her relationship with John is on the rocks. Back in the bush Joao and I find Muffin dead." Abridged by Yvonne Antrobus A CSA Telltapes production


Unknown: William Boyd
Unknown: Fiona Shaw.
Unknown: Bush Joao
Abridged By: Yvonne Antrobus

: The Street

4: Water Street, Carmarthen, Dyfed. Country meets town in this busy back street in West Wales. Every Wednesday, farmers bring their sheep and cattle to market, eat breakfast in the Uangranog cafe, then, at nine o'clock, drink their first pint in the Ceffyl Du pub. A Tony Wilkinson production


Unknown: Tony Wilkinson

: The Christopher Marlowe Mysteries

by Ged Parsons. More baffling intrigue for Elizabeth I's most eloquent spy. Episode the Third: The Perplex'd Plot of the Perilous Plague. Can the hub of government survive the plague? Producer Richard Wilson Rpt


Producer: Richard Wilson
Christopher Marlowe: Dominic Jephcott
Bartholomew Ratsbane: Bill Wallis
Sir Francis Walsingham: Paul Brooke

: 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.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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