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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Ernest Rea.


Unknown: Ernest Rea.

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and Alex Brodie.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With the Rt Rev Richard Harries.


Unknown: Alex Brodie.
Unknown: Richard Harries.

: A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush

By Eric Newby. Part 2. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Eric Newby.

: News

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

Producer Anne Peacock
LINES OPEN from 8.00am


Producer: Anne Peacock

: Daily Service

For the 50th anniversary of VJ Day.
Jesus, Lord, we look to thee (Vienna); Ephesians 2, w 11-18; A Gaelic blessing (Rutter); In Christ there is no east or west (Kilmarnock).
Director of music Gareth Green.


Music: Gareth Green.

: Rosie and Barrie in Kirrie

Journalist Geroge Rosie gets under the skin ofTayside Town, Kirriemuir. Producer John Forsyth. Rptd Sunday 5.00pm


Unknown: Geroge Rosie
Producer: John Forsyth.

: Children's BBC Radio 4: The Black Horn

By Clare Cooper.
2: Today, Simon sees the magical islands and is disappointed when Fred can't.
For details see yesterday


Unknown: Clare Cooper.

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Wendy Austin. Is the workplace the right space for the display of nude art? Marya Burgess reports. Serial: Telling Stories (4) For details see yesterday


Introduced By: Wendy Austin.
Unknown: Marya Burgess

: Medicine Now

Presented by Geoff Watts.
Producer Deborah Cohen. Rptd Sun 10.15pm


Presented By: Geoff Watts.
Producer: Deborah Cohen.

: You and Yours

Reports on consumer and social issues.

: Curious Cooks

Host Sophie Grigson , panellists
Marguerite Patten OBE and Clarissa Dickson Wright tackle tricky questions about the perfect scone, the origins of haggis and the taste of venison with special guest Nichola Fletcher at her Reediehill Deer Farm in Fife. A Partners in Sound production


Unknown: Sophie Grigson
Unknown: Marguerite Patten
Unknown: Clarissa Dickson Wright
Unknown: Nichola Fletcher

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: The Wodehouse Letters

The second of three programmes exploring the world of P G Wodehouse through the letters he wrote to family and friends. In the 1890s,
Wodehouse shared a study at Dulwich College with William Townsend. Their friendship continued for the rest of their lives and is recorded in a long working correspondence, in which they swapped plots, scenes and ideas, Introduced by Tony Staveacre. Producer Susan Roberts Rpt


Unknown: G Wodehouse
Unknown: William Townsend.
Introduced By: Tony Staveacre.
Producer: Susan Roberts Rpt

: Striking Chords

Last of the series in which Paul Gambaccini
invites musical personalities from different disciplines to talk about their most passionate pieces on record. With
Christopher Warren-Green and Sir Neville Marriner.
A Unique Broadcasting production Repeated Saturday at 11.00pm


Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Unknown: Christopher Warren-Green
Unknown: Sir Neville Marriner.

: The Afternoon Shift

With Louis Robinson. Fifty years after the Emperor Hirohito of Japan addressed his surrendering nation, how have national leaders used radio in times of crisis? Editor Sharon Banoff
PHONE/ANSWERPHONE: (0171) [number removed]E-MAIL: Afternoon.Shift@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Louis Robinson.
Editor: Sharon Banoff

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Quentin Cooper reads two Western novels, Montana 1948 and Lilly, and Paul Allen reports on the latest at Edinburgh.
Producer Edwina Wolstencroft
Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Quentin Cooper
Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Edwina Wolstencroft

: Short Story: The Perfect Loaf

By Angus Dunn. "Faraway in the past, an old man, a floury dwarf, put the last tray into the Scotch oven and shuts the cast-iron door."
Read by Alec Heggie.
Producer David Jackson Young


Unknown: Angus Dunn.
Read By: Alec Heggie.
Producer: David Jackson Young

: PM

With Chris Lowe and Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: The Russia House

By John le Carre.
First of seven episodes, starring Tom Baker as Barley Blair and Valentina Yakunina as Katya. The final day of the Moscow Audio Fair. Literary rep Niki Landau is busy packing up, and wishing the woman hovering around his stand would go away.
Dramatised by Rene Basilico Theme music by Max Harris
Producer John Fawcett Wiison Rpt


Unknown: John Le Carre.
Unknown: Tom Baker
Unknown: Barley Blair
Unknown: Valentina Yakunina
Unknown: Niki Landau
Dramatised By: Rene Basilico
Music By: Max Harris
Producer: John Fawcett Wiison Rpt
Ned: John Rowe
Harry: Michael Turner
Walter: John Webb
Clive: Pip Torrens
Niki Landau: Danny Webb
Bob: Bruce Boa
Brock: Simon Treves
Emma: Mary Chater
Bemie: Neville Jason
Wellow: Simon Roberts
Merridew: David Howarth
Graves: John Harwood

: News

: The Archers

Uncle Tom remembers ... Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: Who's Fit to be a Parent?.

Is parenting too important to be left to parents alone? Mukti Jain Campion examines the arguments for more public intervention in how parents raise the next generation of citizens. A Track Record/Arrowhead production Repeated Saturday at 5.00pm
# See This Week: page 13


Unknown: Mukti Jain Campion

: Science Now

Repeated from Saturday 4.30pm

: The Street

Last in the series looking at a week in the life of six streets in Britain.
Southfield Square, Bradford.
Tony Wilkinson spends a week in the heart of Manningham, scene of the recent Bradford riots. It is Ramadan. The mosques which serve this mostly Kashmiri community are full and children as young as nine fast from dawn to dusk.
A Tony Wilkinson production


Unknown: Tony Wilkinson
Unknown: Tony Wilkinson

: In Touch

Presented by Peter White. Producer Dave Harvey
QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: phone (0171) [number removed]between 9.30pm and 10.30pm


Presented By: Peter White.
Producer: Dave Harvey

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Janet Cohen.


Unknown: Janet Cohen.

: Book at Bedtime: Animal Farm

By George Orwell. 2: Time for revolution. For details see yesterday


Unknown: George Orwell.

: Mediumwave

Repeated from Sunday 11.15am

: Four Comers

Andy Kershaw presents six programmes of offbeat travel.
1: Big Rocks. With Cleo Paskal in the South Pacific, Jasper Winn tracing the influence of the Rolling Stones's
Brian Jones on the traditional music of Morocco, and William Green enjoying the erotica of the temples in Khajuraho, India.
Producer Noah Richler Rpt


Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Unknown: Cleo Paskal
Unknown: Jasper Winn
Unknown: Brian Jones
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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