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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

: Prayer for the Day

With Canon John Young.

: Today

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


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Akhandadi Das.

: News

: The Moral Maze

Chaired by Michael Buerk. Witnesses face cross-examination from
Janet Daley , Rabbi Hugo Gryn ,
Michael Mansfield QC and Dr David Starkey. Producer David Coomes


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Janet Daley
Unknown: Rabbi Hugo Gryn
Unknown: Michael Mansfield
Unknown: Dr David Starkey.
Producer: David Coomes

: A Little of What You Fancy

David Jason stars as Pop Larkin and Pam Ferris as Ma in Eric Pringle 's six-part dramatisation of the novel by H E Bates. 3: Pop Larkin is definitely at the bottom of the snake. Music by Barrie Guard and Pip Burley Director Adrian Bean. An Excelsior production


Unknown: David Jason
Unknown: Pop Larkin
Unknown: Pam Ferris
Unknown: Eric Pringle
Music By: Barrie Guard
Unknown: Pip Burley
Director: Adrian Bean.
Mariette: Hetty Baynes
Reverend Candy: Paul Panting
Primrose: Cathy Sara
Nurse Soper: Gaye Brown
Angela Snow: Kika Mirylees
Sister Trevelyan: Claire OBErman

: Daily Service

A safe stronghold our God is still
(Ein'feste Burg); James 1, w 2-8, v 12; 0 Lord, increase our faith (Loosemore); 0 Jesus, I have promised (Thombury). Director of music Chris Stokes.


Music: Chris Stokes.

: This Sceptr'd Isle

The history of Britain.
133: Goldsmith and Sterne and 18th-
Century Letters
For details see Monday

: Woman's Hour

In a special Leap Day programme,
Jenni Murray asks which great 19th-century thinker a woman would most want to propose to. Darwin, Freud,
Marx and Dickens fight for survival by answering personal and political questions from the audience.


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: From Our Own Correspondent

Producer Tony Grant


Producer: Tony Grant

: You and Yours

: The British film Studios

Film historian John Huntley continues his six-week trek around the sites of Britain's film studios.
3: Ealing. West London's "mecca" of British comedy films. Producer Barry Littlechild


Unknown: John Huntley
Producer: Barry Littlechild

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: How to Murder Your Husband

Jean Alexander stars as Flo, and Bill Dean as Frank, in Julie Rutterford 's play. Murder is on the menu when Flo finds out her husband is taking early retirement. with Melissa Jane Sinden , John Culshore and Janet James. Director Nandita Ghose Rpt


Unknown: Jean Alexander
Unknown: Bill Dean
Unknown: Julie Rutterford
Unknown: Melissa Jane Sinden
Unknown: John Culshore
Unknown: Janet James.
Director: Nandita Ghose
Fran: Julie Riley
Tim: Terence Mann
Carmella Schwartz: Lorelei King
Jim/Cab driver: Jimmi Hibbert

: The Afternoon Shift

With Daire Brehan. The last of the series in which Matthew Parris examines the art of public speaking.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.
Unknown: Matthew Parris

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen sees a play by the new force in Scottish drama David Grieg -The Architect at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh. Plus Steven Isserlis brings his cello into the studio.
Producer Nicki Paxman. Rvsd rpt 9.30pm


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: David Grieg
Unknown: Steven Isserlis
Producer: Nicki Paxman.

: Short Story: Tosca

By Isabel Allende. Mauritzia Rugieri lives in a fantasy world where she stars as the great romantic heroine.
Translated by Margaret Sayers Peden and read by Sandra Berkin. Producer Rosemary Watts Rpt


Unknown: Isabel Allende.
Unknown: Mauritzia Rugieri
Translated By: Margaret Sayers Peden
Read By: Sandra Berkin.
Producer: Rosemary Watts Rpt

: PM

With Chris Lowe and Jackie Hardgrave.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Jackie Hardgrave.

: People Like Us

A six-part comedy series in which broadcaster Roy Mallard , played by Chris Langham , sets out to give an impression of life in different occupations. 4: The Vicar with Felicity Montagu and Robert Harley. Written by John Morton. Producer Paul Schlesinger Rpt


Unknown: Roy Mallard
Played By: Chris Langham
Unknown: Felicity Montagu
Unknown: Robert Harley.
Written By: John Morton.
Producer: Paul Schlesinger Rpt
RevTreverton: Richard Hope
Margaret: Eva Stuart
Pamela Elliot: Linda Regan
John Elliot/Dennis: Don McCorkindale

: News

: The Archers

A leap in the dark.
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: Grinning from Ear to Ear

Saying "Yes, sir" when you wanted so bad to say" No, sir": American actor and performer Clarke Peters celebrates the achievements of black actors such as Stepin Fetchit, Hattie McDaniel and Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, who had to struggle against degrading stereotypes in the hostile film industry of the thirties and forties.
Written by Nana Anto-Awuakye
Producer Pam Fraser Solomon


Unknown: Clarke Peters
Unknown: Hattie McDaniel
Written By: Nana Anto-Awuakye
Producer: Pam Fraser Solomon

: Analysis

... Living Apart?
In the second of two programmes about the economics of cooperation, Andrew Dilnot asks whetherthe wealth creators should be freed from social obligations. Producer Michael Blastland. Rptd Sun 4.15pm TRANSCRIPTS can be purchased: contact BBC Newsline, PO Box 5080, London W12 6AJ or phone (0181) [number removed]for details


Unknown: Andrew Dilnot
Producer: Michael Blastland.

: Stranger than Fiction

In the six weeks leading up to Lent, writers consider the enduring story of Christ's suffering and death.
1: The novelist Allan Massie admires the writer revealed in the Fourth Gospel. Producer Norman Winter


Unknown: Allan Massie
Producer: Norman Winter

: Does He Take Sugar?

Presented by Judy Graham. Producer Colin Hughes
FACTSHEET: Does He Take Sugar?, BBC,
6112 Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA


Presented By: Judy Graham.
Producer: Colin Hughes

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Contractors

By John B Keane.
9: The Allure of Kerry For details see Monday


Unknown: John B Keane.

: S-Laughter in the Dark

Marius Brill 's four-part comedy drama series of whodunits featuring blind detective Jack Dunroody.
1: Blind Man's Buff. Hired to find a missing cat, in just one night Jack becomes a starlet's lover and her husband's killer. with John White and Tim Meats
Director Andy Jordan


Unknown: Marius Brill
Unknown: Jack Dunroody.
Unknown: John White
Unknown: Tim Meats
Director: Andy Jordan
Jack Dunroody: Paul B Davies
Suzi Amour: Prunella Gee
Freddy (Frightfully): Timothy Carlton
Thomas Underwood: William Eedle
Gladys Trump: Jo Anderson

: Postcard from Gotham

Repeated from Saturday 6.50pm

: News

: The Late Book: Players

By Don DeLillo Part 9. For details see Monday


Unknown: Don Delillo

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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.

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