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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With Sister Una Kroll.


Unknown: Una Kroll.

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With George Austin.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: George Austin.

: News

: Face the Facts

Repeated from yesterday 7.20pm

: Opinion

A series of personal points of view. 6: Land of Hope. Novelist Malcolm Bradbury argues that writers are turning more than ever to the regions, but that regionality-the idea of coming from a place and local culture -is an illusion.
A Michael Weigall production


Unknown: Malcolm Bradbury
Unknown: Michael Weigall

: Berne and the Crime of Passion

Peter Lovesey's royal historical whodunit, dramatised in four parts by Geoffrey M Matthews.
2: Bertie the Prince of Wales is hot on the tail of the murderer at the Moulin Rouge. with Tracy Wiles and Geoffrey Whitehead Director Matthew Walters


Unknown: Geoffrey M Matthews.
Unknown: Tracy Wiles
Unknown: Geoffrey Whitehead
Director: Matthew Walters
Bertie: Robert Lang
Sarah Bemhardt: Jane Lapotaire
Jules: Olivier Pierre
Tristan: Paul Jenkins

: Daily Service

Fight the good fight (Duke Street); 2 Timothy 4, w 5-13; My soul, there is a country (Parry); 0 Breath of life (Spiritus Vitae).
Director of music Ronald Frost.


Music: Ronald Frost.

: This Sceptr'd Isle

The story of Britain from the Romans to the 20th century.
64: Bloody Mary and the Buming of Cranmer
For details see Monday

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray meets the musician, businesswoman and now celebrated cook and food writer
Linda McCartney. Serial: Mrs Frampton (8) For details see Monday


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Linda McCartney.
Unknown: Mrs Frampton

: From Our Own Correspondent

Producer Tony Grant


Producer: Tony Grant

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay.


Unknown: Liz Barclay.

: Questions of Taste

Chris Kelly returns with a six-part series of the light-hearted food and drink panel game.
Written by Simon Bullivant Producer Richard Wilson


Unknown: Chris Kelly
Written By: Simon Bullivant
Producer: Richard Wilson

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Voices Offstage

By Peter Ling. The intense partnership between Ellen Terry and Henry Irving was celebrated both on and off stage. But one day the curtain had to fall. with Dermot Crowley , John Hartley , James Taylor and Margaret John. Director Enyd Williams Rpt


Unknown: Peter Ling.
Unknown: Ellen Terry
Unknown: Henry Irving
Unknown: Dermot Crowley
Unknown: John Hartley
Unknown: James Taylor
Unknown: Margaret John.
Director: Enyd Williams Rpt
Ellen Terry: Dorothy Tutin
Henry Irving: Christopher Godwin
Graham Robertson: Jeremy Clyde
William Terriss: Robert Daws

: The Afternoon Shift

With Daire Brehan.
Mountaineer Graham Hoyland takes to the skies with the DIY aviators who build and fly their own planes.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.
Unknown: Graham Hoyland

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen watches a huge cast enact John Osborne 's play, A Patriot for Me, as well as a staging of Dennis Potter 's controversial life of Christ,
The Son of Man.
Producer Helen Garrison. Rvsd rpt 9.30pm


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: John Osborne
Unknown: Dennis Potter
Producer: Helen Garrison.

: Short Story: The Red Card

By Carol Gunter. Mr Dando was a lifelong Tory. Mr Gutteridge was a socialist. Despite their political differences, they remained good friends - until the strike.
Read by Laurence Allan. Producer Caroline Sarll


Unknown: Carol Gunter.
Unknown: Mr Dando
Unknown: Mr Gutteridge
Read By: Laurence Allan.
Producer: Caroline Sarll

: PM

With Nigel Wrench and Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Nigel Wrench
Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: First Impressions

Pete McCarthy chairs the panel game for impressionists. With
Alistair McGowan , Steve Nallon and their special guests.
Devised by Peter Fincham with additional material by Rob Colley.
A Talkback production


Unknown: Pete McCarthy
Unknown: Alistair McGowan
Unknown: Steve Nallon
Unknown: Peter Fincham
Unknown: Rob Colley.

: News

: The Archers

Roy tells all.
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: Coming Soon.... TVs True Confessions

Why do people go on national television to confess their most personal secrets and problems?
Simon Dring travels across America to meet the people who do, the people they tell and asks why so many people want to watch them. Producer Judith Melby


Unknown: Simon Dring
Producer: Judith Melby

: Analysis

The Writing on the Wall
The majority of the world's population lives in cities. But European cities seem to be in terminal decline, facing problems of homelessness, unemployment, crime and pollution. Ken Worpole asks why we no longer regard cities as the wealth of nations - and whether the fashionable solutions of urban regeneration threaten the traditional richness of city life.
A Squire Horse production. Rptd Sun 4.15pm TRANSCRIPTS for purchase: contact BBC
Newsline, PO Box 5080, London W12 6AJ or phone (0181) [number removed]for details


Unknown: Ken Worpole

: The New Recruit

Last of the series in which old and new hands compare notes.
Driving Instructors. Alec Skinner , who began teaching in the fifties, passes on some of his tricks of the trade to newcomer Sue Snaith. Producer Lucy Lunt


Unknown: Alec Skinner
Unknown: Sue Snaith.
Producer: Lucy Lunt

: Does He Take Sugar?

Presented by Judy Graham. Producer Marlene Pease
PHONE: (0171) [number removed](Mon-Fri 10.00-5.00)


Presented By: Judy Graham.
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: A Country Doctor's Notebook: 4: The Blizzard

By Mikhail Bulgakov.
For details see Monday


Author: Mikhail Bulgakov

: First Bite: A Sweet Dessert

by Abigail Morgan.
Head chef Emma is trapped in the kitchen, but plans her escape with culinary genius Anton Victoire. Revenge is sweet.
Pianist Neil Brand. Director David Blount


Writer: Abigail Morgan.
Pianist: Neil Brand.
Director: David Blount
Emma/Dolly: Jane Whittenshaw
Gladwin/Iris: David Holt
Jess/Sonia: Rachel Atkins
Linda: Sandra James Young
Anton Victoire/Jack/Broadbent: Simon Treves

: Offspring

Repeated from Saturday 6.50pm

: News

: The Late Book: The Information

By Martin Amis. Part 14. For details see Monday


Unknown: Martin Amis.

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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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