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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With Denis Nowlan.


Unknown: Denis Nowlan.

: Today

With John Humphrys and Anna Ford.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Anna Ford.

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Repeated from Sunday 12.15pm

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley airs listeners' letters and comments on recent BBC radio.
A Testbed production
Repeated Sunday 6.15pm
WRITE TO: Feedback. PO Box 2100. London W1A 1QT. FAX: (0171) [number removed]


Unknown: Chris Dunkley

: Gosling in a Flap

Silver-suited men, flying cigars and humming space-craft -1977 was a busy year for the small west Wales community of Haverfordwest. So much UFO activity reported around such a tiny area is known as a "flap". Ray Gosling talks to a community trying to get back to normal 18 years later. Producer Suzy Andrews


Talks: Ray Gosling
Producer: Suzy Andrews

: This Sceptr'd Isle

The story of Britain from the Romans to the 20th century.
115: Queen Caroline and the Emergence of William Pitt For details see Monday


Unknown: William Pitt

: Woman's Hour

Introduced from Manchester by Sheila McCiennon. Serial: Mother of Pearl (7) For details see Monday


Unknown: Sheila McCiennon.

: The Natural History Programme

Featuring friendly buzzards and mating red squirrels. Producer Mary Colwell
Repeated Sunday at 8.00pm
WRITE TO: The Natural History Programme. BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR


Producer: Mary Colwell

: You and Yours

Editor Huw Marks
WRITE TO: [address removed] for factsheet No 4. enclosing sae
PHONE: to raise issues for investigation (0171) [number removed]


Editor: Huw Marks

: The Food Programme

Presented by Derek Cooper. Producer Sheila Dillon


Presented By: Derek Cooper.
Producer: Sheila Dillon

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Classic Serial: Sunset Song

Lewis Grassic Gibbon 's novel about a girl growing to womanhood in Kincardineshire, dramatised in two parts by Brian McCabe.
Repeated from Sunday 2.30pm


Unknown: Lewis Grassic Gibbon
Unknown: Brian McCabe.

: The Afternoon Shift

With Laurie Taylor and guests.


Unknown: Laurie Taylor

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Tim Marlow reviews the Susan Hillier exhibition at the Tate Gallery,
Liverpool, and takes in a new play called Slaughter City. Producer Erika Wright


Unknown: Tim Marlow
Unknown: Susan Hillier
Producer: Erika Wright

: Short Story: Confession at Altitude

By Alexander McCall Smith. A British film composer becomes a success in Hollywood but, as he flies out to America with his wife, there's just one thing missing- honesty. Read by Paul Young. Producer Bruce Young Rpt


Unknown: Alexander McCall Smith.
Read By: Paul Young.
Producer: Bruce Young Rpt

: PM

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


Unknown: Jon Sopel
Unknown: Jackie Hardgrave.
Editor: Margaret Budy.

: Going Places

David Stafford comes up with more ideas for a great British weekend, including a search for Van Morrison 's Coney Island.
Producer David Prest


Unknown: David Stafford
Unknown: Van Morrison
Unknown: Coney Island.
Producer: David Prest

: News

: The Archers

Bert has a change of heart.
Written by Peter Kerry. Director Peter Leslie Wild. Editor Vanessa Whitburn
Repeated Monday at 1.40pm
[address removed]


Written By: Peter Kerry.
Director: Peter Leslie
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Nigel Pargette: Graham Seed
Elizabeth Pargetter: Alison Dowling
Julia Pargetter: Mary Wimbush
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
William Grundy: Philip Molloy
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter: Charlotte Martin
Mike Tucker: Terry Molloy
Betty Tucker: Pamela Craig
Roy Tucker: Ian Pepperell
Brenda Tucker: Helen Cutler
Guy Pemberton: Hugh Dickson
Caroline Pemberton: Sara Coward
Simon Pemberton: Peter Wingfield
MrsAntrobus: Margot Boyd
Bert Fry: Roger Hume
Gibson: William Tapley
Janet: Moir Leslie

: Pick of the Week

Presented by Christopher Serle. Producer Cathy Drysdale
Repeated Sunday at 3.30pm


Presented By: Christopher Serle.
Producer: Cathy Drysdale

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a topical discussion in Margate with guests Janet Daley of the Daily Telegraph; Baroness Jay of Paddington; the Rt
Rev Dr Michael Nazir-Ali , the Bishop of Rochester: and the Rt Hon Sir George Young MP, Secretary of State for Transport.
Producer Nadine Grieve. Rptd tomorrow 1.10pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Janet Daley
Unknown: Dr Michael Nazir-Ali
Unknown: Sir George Young
Producer: Nadine Grieve.

: Law in Action

With Marcel Berlins. Producer Simon Coates


Unknown: Marcel Berlins.
Producer: Simon Coates

: Letter from America

By Alistair Cooke.
Repeated Sunday at 9.15am


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Kaleidoscope Feature

( Write This Sitting at the Kitchen Sink In 1931 Dodie Smith made her name as a playwright but after a string of West End successes she spent the war years in America. As shooting starts on a new film version of 101 Dalmations and I Capture the Castle is reprinted, Frances Donnelly talks to
Joanna Trollope , Julian Barnes , Alan Strachan and Valerie Grove about the woman who had black and white clothes. Repeated from Saturday 9.30pm


Unknown: Dodie Smith
Talks: Frances Donnelly
Unknown: Joanna Trollope
Unknown: Julian Barnes
Unknown: Alan Strachan
Unknown: Valerie Grove

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig. Editor Rod Liddle


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Editor: Rod Liddle

: Book at Bedtime: Love in the Time of Cholera

By Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Part 10. For details see Monday


Unknown: Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

: Week Ending

A satirical review of the week's news with Sally Grace , Toby Longworth , Jon Glover and Carolyn Bonnyman. Producer Kathy Smith
Repeated tomorrow at 6.25pm


Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Toby Longworth
Unknown: Jon Glover
Unknown: Carolyn Bonnyman.
Producer: Kathy Smith

: Fourth Column

With Alistair Beaton.
Producer Malcolm Love


Unknown: Alistair Beaton.
Producer: Malcolm Love

: News

: The Late Book: The Drowned World

Nicholas Farrell reads the fifth episode of J G Ballard's classic adventure.
For details see Monday


Unknown: Nicholas Farrell

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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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