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: News Briefing

: Farming Today


Producer: Alasdair Cross.
Producer: John Harvey
Producer: Ruth Kiely

: Prayer for the Day

from South Africa with Father Peter
John Pearson.


Unknown: John Pearson.

: Today

with James Naughtie and Sue MacGregor.
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Lionel Blue.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.

: Charismatics

Six programmes in which Ray Gosling invites his guests to talk about the most charismatic person they have met. This week, Michael Parkinson nominates the comedian Billy Connolly. Producer Tony Phillips


Unknown: Ray Gosling
Unknown: Michael Parkinson
Unknown: Billy Connolly.
Producer: Tony Phillips

: News

: Start the Week

with Melvyn Bragg and guests. Producer Ruth Gardiner


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Ruth Gardiner

: Dear Diary

For this penultimate selection of readings, film critic Philip French dips into diaries of the film industry. Director John Boorman , writer Alan Bennett and actor Charlton Heston all expose the demanding, tedious and often traumatic nature of film-making. Producer Julian Wilkinson


Director: John Boorman
Unknown: Alan Bennett
Unknown: Charlton Heston
Producer: Julian Wilkinson

: Daily Service

from Durham School, with the Chapel Choir presented by the Rev Stephen Shipley. We have a gospel to proclaim; Jubilate (Muttit); A gospel train's a comin'. Isaiah 62, w 6-12. Director of music Roger Muttit.


Unknown: Stephen Shipley.
Music: Roger Muttit.

: When Christ Calls a Man

Five daily readings from the works of Dietrich Bonhoeffer , the young German pastor and theologian executed by the Nazis in 1945. Read by Russell Dixon.
1: Cheap and Costly Grace
Producers Philip Billson and Sue Haines


Unknown: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Read By: Russell Dixon.
Producers: Philip Billson
Producers: Sue Haines

: Woman's Hour

Introduced byJenni Murray.
Serial: An Awfully Big Adventure. Beryl Bainbridge reads her own novel.
Abridged and produced in eight parts by Pat McLoughlin.
Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selerie


Unknown: Beryl Bainbridge
Unknown: Pat McLoughlin.
Editors: Sally Feldman
Editors: Clare Selerie

: Money Box Live: [number removed]

with Vincent Duggleby.
Lines Open from 10.00am


Presenter: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: You and Yours

with Daire Brehan.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.

: The Labour Exchange

Final edition of the panel game. Team captains are Tony Hawks and Stephen Frost and Rory McGrath is in the chair. Producer Jon Naismith


Unknown: Stephen Frost
Unknown: Rory McGrath
Producer: Jon Naismith

: The World at One

with James Cox.


Presenter: James Cox

: The Archers

Repeated from Friday

: Globe Theatre 95

Six specially commissioned plays to be broadcast on Radio 4 and around the world on World Service Radio.
5: The Dolphinarium by Steve Walker. Kill every living dolphin and you destroy human individuality. Cue a devious American senator who is bent on world domination.
With Renu Setna , Kristin Milward. Andrew Branch , Michael Tudor Barnes and David Antrobus. Director Gordon House


Writer: Steve Walker
Producer/director: Gordon House
Unknown: Renu Setna
Unknown: Kristin Milward
Unknown: Andrew Branch
Unknown: Michael Tudor Barnes
Unknown: David Antrobus
Sir Hartley Tixover: Michael Cochrane
Duncan MacNab: Bill Paterson
Jiddu Dutt: Madhav Sharma
Senator Muldoon: Ed Bishop
Bobby Muldoon: Briony Glassco
Mr Takashita: Eiji Kusuhara
Constanza: Avril Clarke
Mrs Carthaverbourne: Helen Horton

: The Afternoon Shift

with Laurie Taylor and guests.


Presenter: Laurie Taylor

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan listens to the music of the Estonian composer Arvo Part, as a festival of his music opens, and reports on the North Pennines Art Festival.
Producer Jackie Christie. Rvsd rpt 9.30pm


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Jackie Christie.

: Short Story: The Sunrise People

by David Marshall. This is one singles weekend which exceeds all Dudley's expectations. Read by Anita Dobson. Producer Eoin O'Callaghan Rpt


Unknown: David Marshall.
Read By: Anita Dobson.
Producer: Eoin O'Callaghan Rpt

: PM

with Nigel Wrench and Linda Lewis.


Presenter: Nigel Wrench
Presenter: Linda Lewis

: The News Quiz

Repeated from Saturday 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

Brian becomes a nimby.
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: The Food Programme


: The Monday Play: Silver's City

Brian Cox stars as "Silver" Steele in Maurice Leitch 's play based on his
Whitbread Prize-winning novel. Freed from imprisonment for terrorism by a Loyalist raid on his hospital room,
Silver finds that his ideals have made him a dangerous anachronism in a changing Northern Ireland.
Director Ned Chaillet


Unknown: Brian Cox
Unknown: Maurice Leitch
Director: Ned Chaillet
Ned Galloway: Freddie Boardley
Billy Bonner: James Nesbitt
Nan: Clare Cathcart
MrWonderful: John Rogan
Duff/Tiffany: Sean Caffrey
Terry: Michael McKnight
Sharon: Ethna Roddy
Mrs Bonner: Valerie Lilley
Mandy: Catherine White
Kells: Conleth Hill
Para One: Toby E Byrne
Para Two :: Robert Patterson
Tucker: Joshua Towb
Barfly: James Greene

: Meat and Poison

Paul Neuburg reflects on the emotions aroused in his native Hungary by the 50th anniversary of the country's liberation from the Germans.
A Perryscope/Pulse co-production


Unknown: Paul Neuburg

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

with Isabel Hilton and Robin Lustig.


Presenter: Isabel Hilton
Presenter: Robin Lustig

: Book at Bedtime: A Child Possessed

by R C Hutchinson. Abridged and read in 12 parts by Geoffrey Beevers. Part 6. Producer Matthew Walters


Unknown: C Hutchinson.
Unknown: Geoffrey Beevers.
Producer: Matthew Walters

: Education Matters

Libby Purves reports on rising teenage suicide rates and teenage depression.


Reporter: Libby Purves
Producer: Marilyn Harris

: Journeys to Imaginary Places

Frank Delaney goes in search of places made imaginary by French writers.
2: The Lost Chateau- Alain Fournier. Producer Liz Jensen Rpt STATES OF MIND


Unknown: Frank Delaney
Unknown: Alain Fournier.
Producer: Liz Jensen Rpt

: Bolt

A five-part dramatisation of the novel by Dick Francis. 4: The Killing Game With Eric Allan , Gerry Hinks , Simon Carter , Christian Rodska , William Eedle and Margaret Robertson. Dramatised by John Ashe Director Shaun MacLoughlin


Novel By: Dick Francis.
Unknown: Eric Allan
Unknown: Gerry Hinks
Unknown: Simon Carter
Unknown: Christian Rodska
Unknown: William Eedle
Unknown: Margaret Robertson.
Dramatised By: John Ashe
Prince Litsi: Sam Dastor
Princess Casilia: Sian Phillips
Allardeck: Bill Walus
Danielle: Elizabeth McGovern

: News

About this project

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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