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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Very Rev Gilleasbuig Macmillan.


Unknown: Gilleasbuig MacMillan.

: Today

with James Naughtie and John Humphrys.
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Charles Handy.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Charles Handy.

: News

: Midweek

Presented by Esther Rantzen with birthday guest Frank Warren. Producer Lucy Cacanas


Presented By: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Frank Warren.
Producer: Lucy Cacanas

: Gosling on Main Street

Ray Gosling travels to the United States to trace legendary Americans who pioneered new freedoms for Main Street. 1: FW Woolworth. The creator of self-service, who didn't sell anything for more than ten cents, or sixpence. His gothic New York skyscraper was paid for in cash raised by selling hinges and brackets, buttons and bows. Producer Julia Shaw


Unknown: Ray Gosling
Producer: Julia Shaw

: Daily Service

My faith looks up to thee (Olivet); John 11, w 17-27; Our faith is a light
(Wilson); Christ is King, He reigns in power (Chislehurst).
Director of music Alan Wilson.


Music: Alan Wilson.

: Something Understood

A new spiritual anthology.
The Ever Fixed Mark. Read by Brid Brennan and Denys Hawthorne. Producer Michael Quinn


Read By: Brid Brennan
Read By: Denys Hawthorne.
Producer: Michael Quinn

: Woman's Hour

Jan Morris tells Jenni Murray why it is time we recognised the real legacy of the British Empire. Serial: Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? (2) For details see yesterday


Unknown: Jan Morris
Unknown: Jenni Murray

: Gardeners' Question Time

Repeated from Sunday 2.00pm
FACTSHEET: send sae marked 10/95 to
[address removed]

: You and Yours


: The Chronicles of Clovis

A six-part adaptation by Justin Greene of stories by the Edwardian writer Saki. 1: Clovis's First Night. Clovis uncovers the secret of Septimus Brope and writes a play for the Baroness.
Music by John White. A Hat Trick production


Unknown: Justin Greene
Music By: John White.
Clovis: Mark Tandy
Mrs Riversedge: Rebecca Front
Emily Dushford: Sylvestra Le Touzel
Baroness: Prunella Scales
Septimus Brope: John Sessions
Aunt: Angela Thorne
Reginald: Samuel West

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes

Six classic mysteries by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle , starring Clive Merrison as Holmes and Michael Williams as Dr
Watson. 3: The Lion's Mane. Holmes has retired to Sussex to tend his bees.
But old habits linger, especially when it's a case of violent death....
Violinist Leonard Friedman. Dramatised by Bert Coules. Director Patrick Rayner


Unknown: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Unknown: Clive Merrison
Unknown: Michael Williams
Violinist: Leonard Friedman.
Dramatised By: Bert Coules.
Director: Patrick Rayner

: Destination America

Christopher Cook talks to five individuals who emigrated to America in the early part of the century via Ellis Island, the immigration station in New York's harbour. 4: Jack Ubaldi. Jack, a young Italian boy, arrived at Ellis
Island with his mother in 1918. They were due to be met by Jack's father, but when they arrived, father was nowhere to be found.... Producer Fiona McLean


Talks: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Jack Ubaldi.
Producer: Fiona McLean

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Brian Sibley talks to Barry Levinson about his film Disclosure, which touches on office sexual politics. Plus reviews of a film about American writer Dorothy Parker.
Producer Mohit Bakaya. Revised rpt 9.30pm


Talks: Brian Sibley
Unknown: Barry Levinson
Unknown: Dorothy Parker.
Producer: Mohit Bakaya.

: Short Story: Pie in the Sky

by Turan Ali. "Tom and Vijay got out of the car, collected a trolley and walked as casually as possible through the revolving doors. Tom's heart was racing and Vijay felt almost sick with nerves and excitement. They had talked about it for months but this was the first time they would actually carry out a hit." Read by Nabil Shaban. Producer Pam Fraser Solomon


Unknown: Turan Ali.
Read By: Nabil Shaban.
Producer: Pam Fraser Solomon

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Hugh Sykes.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Hugh Sykes.

: Counterpoint

Repeated from Monday 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

Joe gets poetical...
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: The Art of Travel

Six travellers reflect on ajourney in conversation with Annette Kobak.
2: Georgie Anne Geyer retraces the journey she made two years ago along the ancient Silk Road as it passes through Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, exploring countries which officially did not exist. Along the way, she interviews the political leaders of these burgeoning new republics. Producer Kate McAII


Unknown: Annette Kobak.
Unknown: Georgie Anne Geyer
Producer: Kate McAii

: Medicine Now

Repeated from yesterday at 11.30am

: Fast Forward

Prof John Durant presents the first of two programmes examining developments made within living memory in specific areas of technology.
From Lamarckism to Mutating Robots Progress in the understanding of evolution is discussed by Prof John
Maynard Smith , whose career began in the 1940s, and Dr Dave Cliffe , champion of the new computerised artificial form of evolution.
Producer Sue Broom. Rptd Sunday 9.30pm


Unknown: Prof John Durant
Unknown: Prof John
Unknown: Maynard Smith
Unknown: Dr Dave Cliffe

: Opera House

The conductor Jane Glover visits six of the world's great opera houses to meet some of the people who make them work, to reflect on their history and to discover how they are tackling the problems of the present. 3: The
Mariinsky Theatre. The St Petersburg home of the Kirov Opera and Ballet. Producer Gillian Hush


Conductor: Jane Glover
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

with Owen Bennett Jones.


Unknown: Owen Bennett Jones.

: Book at Bedtime: Archy and Mehitabel

by Don Marquis. Part 3. For details see Monday


Unknown: Don Marquis.

: Listen to the Cinema!

Four programmes in which
David Huckvale explores how music is used in the cinema. 2: Horror and Suspense Repeated from Friday


Unknown: David Huckvale

: Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation

5: How to Be a Father - Part 2. Comedy sketches written by and starring Jeremy Hardy , with Debbie Isitt and Gordon Kennedy. A Pozzitive production


Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Debbie Isitt
Unknown: Gordon Kennedy.

: 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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