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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with David Savoury.


Unknown: David Savoury.

: Today

with James Naughtie and Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Charles Handy.
8.40 Yesterday In Parliament
Editor Roger Mosey. LETTERS: Today. BBC, London W1A 1AA. FAX: (0171) [number removed]E-MAIL: today@nca.bbc.co.uk


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Charles Handy.
Editor: Roger Mosey.

: News

: Call Nick Ross: (0171)[number removed]

Producer Poppy Hughes
LINES OPEN from 8.00am


Producer: Poppy Hughes

: Fifty Years On

Alan Bennett was 11 years old when the war ended. His father ran a butcher's shop, and Bennett travelled with parents and shop from Leeds to Guilford and back again, experiencing pantomime, flying bombs, sweet rationing, Morecambe in the rain. utility furniture and hair that refused to be tamed by Brylcreem. Producer Julian Hale. Rptd Sunday at 5.00pm


Unknown: Alan Bennett
Producer: Julian Hale.

: Daily Service

Lord Jesus, once you spoke to men
(Cerne Abbas); John 16, w 25-30; Let thy merciful ears (Mudd): 0 Jesus, I have promised (Wolvercote). Director of music Christopher Stokes.


Music: Christopher Stokes.

: From Plato to the Present

16: Bertrand Russell. Sean Campion reads from The Problems of Philosophy. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Bertrand Russell.
Unknown: Sean Campion

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray meets the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jane Smiley as her new novel Moo is published. Serial: Electricity(ll) For details see yesterday


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Jane Smiley

: The Psychology of War

Three programmes in which Falklands commando Hugh McManners discovers how psychologists have refined the art of battle.
How to Be a Killer. How do you train a raw recruit to kill on command - and what happens when it all goes wrong? Producer Andrew Johnston
Repeated tomorrow at 7.45pm


Unknown: Hugh McManners
Producer: Andrew Johnston

: You and Yours

with Daire Brehan.
Editor Huw Marks. FACTSHEET: for a free weekly factsheet. send a large sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Daire Brehan.
Editor: Huw Marks.

: Quote.... Unquote

Lord Healey, Saeed Jaffrey , Claire Raynerand Penny Vincenzi join
Nigel Rees for the quotation quiz. William Franklyn reads the quotations. Producer Kathy Smith


Unknown: Saeed Jaffrey
Unknown: Raynerand Penny
Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: William Franklyn
Producer: Kathy Smith

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Thirty Minute Theatre: Hossack's Child

Colin MacDonald's light comedy about a crusty old fisherman who finds himself becoming broody for a baby.


Writer: Colin MacDonald
Director: Patrick Rayner
Hossack: John Buick
Linda: Vari Sylvester
Douglas: Derek Anders
Doctor: Alasdair McCrone
Mrs Harper: Isabella Jarrett
Saleswoman: Maria Miller

: Richard Baker Compares Notes

In the last of the series, Richard Baker talks to members of the London Metropolitan Ensemble, an intriguing mix of musicians.
Producer Ray Abbott. Rptd Saturday 11.00pm


Talks: Richard Baker
Producer: Ray Abbott.

: The Afternoon Shift

Editor Sharon Banoff
PHONE/ANSWERPHONE: (0171) [number removed]E-MAIL: Afternoon.Shift@bbc.co.uk


Editor: Sharon Banoff

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Gill Pyrah views a new television series about the Wild West and reads Jane Smiley 's book Moo, set in an agricultural college in the States.
Producer Paul Quinn. Revised rpt at 9.30pm


Unknown: Gill Pyrah
Unknown: Jane Smiley
Producer: Paul Quinn.

: Short Story: Phoenix Rising

by Daphne Glazer.
"They expected women of her age to have become grey-permed and knitted with shoes for the wider-foot-you-know. Their eyes said 'Hmm, a tart, a scarlet woman'."
Read by Judith Barker. Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: Daphne Glazer.
Read By: Judith Barker.
Producer: Gillian Hush

: PM

with Jon Sopel and Linda Lewis. Editor Margaret Budy. WRITE TO: PM
Letterline, BBC Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA. PHONE: (0171) [number removed]


Unknown: Jon Sopel
Unknown: Linda Lewis.
Editor: Margaret Budy.

: The House

Final part of Christopher Lee 's political satire.
"That call made to the PM.... well,
Rose, I've told him my decision." "I see. Bet Lady Bannister's proud of you." "I think she'll understand ..."
Producer Neil Cargill Rpt


Unknown: Christopher Lee
Producer: Neil Cargill Rpt
Charles Bannister: Julian Glover
Dougal Baxter: Peter Kelly
Mary: Isla Blair
Henry: Christopher Benjamin
Rose: Sheila Reid
Kay: Jane Booker
Polly: Ruth Gemmell
Alex: Caroline Bliss
Sharp: Norman Bird

: News

: The Archers

Simon's suspicious.
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: File on 4

Reporter Stuart Simon.
Producer David Lewis. Rptd Sat 5.00pm


Reporter: Stuart Simon.
Producer: David Lewis.

: Science Now

Repeated from Saturday 4.30pm

: The Network

If information is power, how do the powerful react to information technology? In the last of the series,
Alun Lewis investigates the impact of IT on governments and democracy. Producer Peter Croasdale
E-MAIL: the.network@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Alun Lewis
Producer: Peter Croasdale

: In Touch

Presented by Peter White.
News, views and information for people with a visual handicap. Producer Dave Harvey
QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: phone (0171) [number removed]between 9.30pm and 10.30pm FACTSHEET: send large sae to [address removed]


Presented By: Peter White.
Producer: Dave Harvey

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

with Isabel Hilton.
Editor Anne Koch


Unknown: Isabel Hilton.
Editor: Anne Koch

: Book at Bedtime: Hemingway's Chair

by Michael Palin. Part 2. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Michael Palin.

: Mediumwave

Presented by Joanna Coles. Repeated from Sunday 11.15am


Presented By: Joanna Coles.

: Foreign Correspondence

Six foreign correspondents look back on past writings about the countries where they are posted.
1: Brussels. The BBC's Europe Correspondent, James Robbins , takes a step back from the daily news round to look at Brussels through the eyes of earlier correspondents, often writing home about their first foreign experience, whether it was for pleasure, business, or battle. Producer Kate Whitehead Rpt


Unknown: James Robbins
Producer: Kate Whitehead 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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