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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Rev Stewart Lamont.


Unknown: Rev Stewart Lamont.

: Today

with James Naughtie and John Humphrys.
Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Christina Rees.
8.40 Yesterday In Parliament


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Christina Rees.

: News

: Call Robin Lustig: [number removed]

Producer Poppy Hughes
LINES OPEN from 8.00am


Producer: Poppy Hughes

: Tales from the Back of Beyond

2: The Himalayas. Unclimbed mountain peaks and westerners tramping the hippie trail lure a team of students from Imperial College, London, to northern India. One of the world's most beautiful valleys is under threat by religious pilgrims and by visitors attracted by the abundance of cheap marijuana. A Revolution Recordings production Repeated Sunday at 5.00pm

: Daily Service

Beloved, let us love (Song 46); 1 John 4, w 7-14; God so loved the world
(Stainer); I cannot tell (Londonderry Air). Director of music James Whitbourn.


Music: James Whitbourn.

: Something Understood

A new spiritual anthology. Confiteor. Read by Michael Pennington and Tessa Worsley.
Producer Jeremy Mortimer


Read By: Michael Pennington
Read By: Tessa Worsley.
Producer: Jeremy Mortimer

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray talks to Sandi Toksvig about her dramatic venture, in which the audience devise the denouement.
Serial: The Odd Women (16) For details see yesterday


Talks: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Sandi Toksvig

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care.
Producer Paula McGrath
Repeated tomorrow at 7.45pm


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Paula McGrath

: You and Yours

with Daire Brehan.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.

: Oliver Twist

Concluding the adaptation of Charles Dickens ' great novel. Hue and Cry. A huge reward is on Sikes's head - but he hides where he is least expected.
Other parts played by Jonathan Wyatt. Terry Pearson and David Holt. Dramatised and directed by Nigel Bryant. Music by John Kirkpatrick and Kathryn Locke Rpt


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Played By: Jonathan Wyatt.
Played By: Terry Pearson
Played By: David Holt.
Directed By: Nigel Bryant.
Music By: John Kirkpatrick
Music By: Kathryn Locke
Sikes: Tim McInnerny
Brownlow: Peter Jeffrey
Monks: Kim Wall
Artful Dodger__: Richard Pearce
Charley „: Paul Ryan
Fagin: John Grillo
Oliver: Edward Long
Grimwig: Brett Usher

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Thirty Minute Theatre: Stand Up Norma Jean

Anne Marie Timoney plays Sugar and Ian Sexton is Norman in Danny McCahon 's first play for radio. The world of the impersonator, that well known night club act, is not an easy one. Sugar, who does
Marilyn Monroe , looks as if she is about to get a break. Tonight, after the show, a researcher from a network television chat show is to interview her for background material for her first network TV appearance. Director Hamish Wilson


Unknown: Anne Marie Timoney
Unknown: Ian Sexton
Unknown: Danny McCahon
Unknown: Marilyn Monroe
Director: Hamish Wilson

: Conversation Piece

Sue MacGregor meets Jeremy Sams , composer, translator and director, to talk about his many-faceted career. Producer Gillian Hush. Revised


Unknown: Jeremy Sams
Producer: Gillian Hush.

: The Afternoon Shift

An hour of live action.
Editor Sharon Banoff
PHONE/ANSWERPHONE: [number removed]


Editor: Sharon Banoff

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan reviews the theatrical premiere of Indian Ink, the Tom Stoppard play starring Felicity Kendal which has enjoyed critical acclaim on the radio, and An Experiment in Love, a new novel from award-winning author Hilary Mantel.
Producer Jackie Christie. Revised rpt 9.30pm


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: Tom Stoppard
Unknown: Felicity Kendal
Unknown: Hilary Mantel.
Producer: Jackie Christie.

: Short Story: Mothers and Fathers

by Angela Huth. A chance encounter with another parent at her son's school leads April to an experience she lives to regret. Read by Anna Massey. Producer Cherry Cookson


Unknown: Angela Huth.
Read By: Anna Massey.
Producer: Cherry Cookson

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: The Board Game

Nigel Cassidy chairs the business game. More capers, conundrums and confessions with panellists
Peter Day , Sir Alastair Morton , Alastair Ross Goobey and Nigel Whittaker. Producer Neil Koenig


Unknown: Nigel Cassidy
Unknown: Peter Day
Unknown: Sir Alastair Morton
Unknown: Alastair Ross
Unknown: Nigel Whittaker.
Producer: Neil Koenig

: News

: The Archers

More cutbacks for the Snells. Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: File on 4

Major issues, changing attitudes and important events at home and abroad. Reporter Jolyon Jenkins. Producer Mike Smith
Repeated Saturday at 5.00pm


Reporter: Jolyon Jenkins.
Producer: Mike Smith

: Science Now

Peter Evans reports on the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Repeated from Saturday at 4.30pm


Unknown: Peter Evans

: A Childhood Apart

Of the thousands of Jewish children smuggled out of Europe during the Second World War, Joan Salter appeared to be one of the lucky ones. She was welcomed with open arms by an affluent foster family in the United
States, her parents escaped the death camps, and she was reunited with them in London after the war. But what seemed to be a fairy-tale ending was the beginning of a nightmare for Joan. She tells her story to Jean Snedegar , with the help of letters exchanged between her real parents and her foster parents.
Read by Kate Harper , Joanna Kanska and Christopher Rozycki. Producer Cathy Wearing


Unknown: Joan Salter
Unknown: Jean Snedegar
Read By: Kate Harper
Read By: Joanna Kanska
Read By: Christopher Rozycki.

: In Touch

Presented by Peter White. Producer Dave Harvey
QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: phone [number removed]between 9.30pm and 10.30pm FACTSHEET: send large sae to [address removed]HANDBOOK: £17.95. from [address removed]


Presented By: Peter White.
Producer: Dave Harvey

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Happy Sad Land

by Mark McCrum. Final part. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Mark McCrum.

: Mediumwave

Repeated from Sunday 11.15am

: Four Comers

A live studio magazine about travel. 2: Island Places. Islands ... in the sun, offshore, under ice and full of noises, sounds and sweet airs. Andy Kershaw meets Simon Calder and William Green , who have been on island journeys. Producer Noah Richler Rpt


Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Unknown: Simon Calder
Unknown: William Green
Producer: Noah Richler Rpt

: 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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