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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Alan Reid.


Unknown: Alan Reid.

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Akhandadi Das.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Akhandadi Das.

: News

: Midweek

With Libby Purves and guests. Producer Dymphna Flynn


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Dymphna Flynn

: Daily Service

Blest are the pure in heart (Franconia); James 3, w 13-18: Thou God of truth and love (Archer); Thy kingdom come on bended knee (Irish).
Director of music Gordon Stewart.


Music: Gordon Stewart.

: Just a Part of the Furniture

Claire Jenkins takes a three-part look at what furniture can reveal about People's lives and personalities. 2: The Bath. A place for quiet contemplation and self-indulgence, or a sanctuary to share with friends, family and lovers? Producer Julia Shaw


Unknown: Claire Jenkins
Producer: Julia Shaw

: This Sceptr'd Isle

The story of Britain from the Romans to the 20th century.
73: The Scottish Revolt and the Seeds of Civil War For details see Monday

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray. Serial: Ladder of Years (11) For details see Monday


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.

: Gardeners' Question Time

Repeated from Sunday 2.00pm
FACTSHEET: send sae marked 45/95 to
Gardeners' Question Time Factsheet. [address removed]

: You and Yours

With Chris Choi.


Unknown: Chris Choi.

: Moving

Breaking Up. In the final episode of Neil McKay 's comedy drama series, the best laid plans go astray as relationships crack under the strain of home improvements and bad decisions. with James McMartin , Judith Davis. Keith Clifford and Andrea Huell Director Kate Rowland


Unknown: Neil McKay
Unknown: James McMartin
Unknown: Judith Davis.
Unknown: Keith Clifford
Unknown: Andrea Huell
Director: Kate Rowland
Antony: Stephen Tompkinson
Brian: Philip Jackson
Greta: Brigit Forsyth
Julie: Tracy Brabin
Ruth: Kathyrn Hunt
Alistair: Kevin McMonagle

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: 4 New Comedies on 4: Bill and Koo

The first in the series of four new comedies for Radio 4 is written by Janet Paisley and Graham McKenzie. A run-down dating agency seeks dynamic new owners. with Rnlay McLean , Molly Innes , Simon Tait and Joanne Bett. Director Patrick Rayner


Written By: Janet Paisley
Written By: Graham McKenzie.
Unknown: Rnlay McLean
Unknown: Molly Innes
Unknown: Simon Tait
Unknown: Joanne Bett.
Director: Patrick Rayner
Bill: Forbes Masson
Koo: Grace Glover
Terry: Mabel Aitken
George: John Buick

: Treasure Islands

Presented by Michael Rosen.
At this year's Hay Festival,
Brian Alderson and Jean Hedger search out unusual children's books from the past. Producer Jill Burridge


Presented By: Michael Rosen.
Unknown: Brian Alderson
Unknown: Jean Hedger
Producer: Jill Burridge

: The Afternoon Shift

With Daire Brehan.
More news from Babs and Evelyn Atkins , who live in self-imposed exile on St George 's Island off the coast of Looe.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.
Unknown: Evelyn Atkins
Unknown: St George

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Gambaccini reviews director
Beeban Kidron 's new film and sees
Keanu Reeves in A Walk in the Clouds.
Plus a production of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - on the radio!
Producer Jackie Christie. Rvsd rpt 9.30pm


Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Director: Beeban Kidron
Unknown: Keanu Reeves
Producer: Jackie Christie.

: Short Story: A Chemical Cat

By Mary Jones. Through a strange young man, Lucy learns some surprising things about her childhood friend. Read by Margaret Tyzach. Producer Andy Jordan


Unknown: Mary Jones.
Read By: Margaret Tyzach.
Producer: Andy Jordan

: PM

With Chris Lowe and Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: Round Britain Quiz

Repeated from Monday 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

Meat-eaters on the loose. Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: Points of Departure

A seven-part series in which six journalists who have won the James Cameron Memorial Prize recount the experiences which have most affected them while covering world events. In this introductory programme, Michael Buerk examines why James Cameron 's writing is so highly regarded. With readings by Studs Terkel and John Tusa. Producer Julian Wilkinson
# Polly Toynbee : page 16


Unknown: James Cameron
Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: James Cameron
Unknown: John Tusa.
Producer: Julian Wilkinson
Producer: Polly Toynbee

: Crusade

The Road to Byzantium. In November 1095, Pope Urban II launched the first Crusade to establish a Christian Jerusalem. In the first of two programmes, Fazlun Khalid , a Muslim, and Martin Palmer , a Christian, follow part of the Crusaders' route to Jerusalem.
Producer Norman Winter


Unknown: Fazlun Khalid
Unknown: Martin Palmer
Producer: Norman Winter

: UK pic

Dieter Helm continues his provocative six-part analysis of British economic life. 4: From Marx to Micros. If we lack skills, why hasn't someone grasped the nettle of education and training? Producer Colin Wilde. Rptd Sun 9.00pm


Unknown: Dieter Helm
Producer: Colin Wilde.

: Costing the Earth

Mark Whittaker looks at new ways of adapting business and the economy to meet the environmental agenda.
Producer Jessica Mitchell. Rptd Sun 9.30pm


Unknown: Mark Whittaker
Producer: Jessica Mitchell.

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Janet Cohen.


Unknown: Janet Cohen.

: Book at Bedtime: The Right Set

Nigel Anthony begins a three-part reading of Nigel Williams 's cautionary tennis tale.
Producer Duncan Minshull Rpt


Unknown: Nigel Anthony
Unknown: Nigel Williams
Producer: Duncan Minshull Rpt

: Late Night Opening

11.00 Late Edition The fourth of six adult, satirical discussions on the week's news. Chaired by Kevin Day with regular guests Francis Wheen , Mark Steel , Linda Smith and Pete Bradshaw. Producer Phil Clarke


Unknown: Kevin Day
Unknown: Francis Wheen
Unknown: Mark Steel
Unknown: Linda Smith
Unknown: Pete Bradshaw.
Producer: Phil Clarke

: Beachcomber.... By the Way

The adventures and characters created between the wars by the humourist J B Morton. With Richard Ingrams , John Wells , Joan Sims , John Sessions , Patricia Routledge , Brian Bowles , Simon Greenall , Henrietta Garden , June Whitfield and the voice of Brian Perkins. Adapted by Mike Barfield with Richard Ingrams. Producer Harry Thompson Rpt


Unknown: Richard Ingrams
Unknown: John Wells
Unknown: Joan Sims
Unknown: John Sessions
Unknown: Patricia Routledge
Unknown: Brian Bowles
Unknown: Simon Greenall
Unknown: Henrietta Garden
Unknown: June Whitfield
Unknown: Brian Perkins.
Adapted By: Mike Barfield
Unknown: Richard Ingrams.
Producer: Harry Thompson Rpt

: News

: The Late Book: Dr Haggard's Disease

By Patrick McGrath. Part 3. For details see Monday


Unknown: Patrick McGrath.

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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