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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With Father Owen Hardwicke.


Unknown: Father Owen Hardwicke.

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Charles Handy.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: News

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

A topical discussion.
Producer Anne Peacock. LINES OPEN 8.00am


Producer: Anne Peacock.

: Daily Service

God moves in a mysterious way
(London New); 1 Corinthians 4, w
1-7; The secret of Christ (Shephard); Thy ceaseless, unexhausted love
(University). Director of music James Whitbourn.


Music: James Whitbourn.

: Hitchcock and the Beast

According to the Ministry of Agriculture, the Beast of Bodmin does not exist, but local farmers disagree. Devonian journalist Andy Hitchcock investigates. Producer John Byrne. Rptd Sun 5.00pm


Unknown: Andy Hitchcock
Producer: John Byrne.

: This Sceptr'd Isle

The history of Britain.
183: Florence Nightingale For details see yesterday

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray. Serial: Praisesong for the Widow (2) For details see yesterday


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.

: All in the Mind

The workplace is changing - short-term contracts and redundancies are the order of the day. Professor Anthony Clare investigates stress at work.
Producer Nick Utechin. Rptd Sun 10.15pm


Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare
Producer: Nick Utechin.

: You and Yours

With Lesley Riddoch.


Unknown: Lesley Riddoch.

: Quote ... Unquote

Joining Nigel Rees to exchange quotations and anecdotes this week are John Cole , Philip Franks , the Rt Hon Roy Hattersley MP and Peter Jones. The reader is Patricia Hughes. Producer Chris Neill


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: John Cole
Unknown: Philip Franks
Unknown: Roy Hattersley
Unknown: Peter Jones.
Unknown: Patricia Hughes.
Producer: Chris Neill

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Thirty Minute Theatre: Flirting with Vincent

By Julia Stoneham. The death of a farmer forces Jean to re-examine her relationship with an old aquaintance.
Director David Blount


Unknown: Julia Stoneham.
Director: David Blount
Jean Bailey: Ann Mitchell
Iris Thompson: Hilda Braid
Det Sergeant: David Timson
WPC: Colleen Prendergast

: Comparing Notes with Brian Kay

A conversation with Russian-born soprano Kyra Vayne is illustrated with excerpts from her recordings from the 1930s to the 1960s.
Producer Ray Abbott
Repeated Saturday at 11.00pm


Soprano: Kyra Vayne
Producer: Ray Abbott

: The Afternoon Shift

With Daire Brehan.
Editor Sharon Banoff
PHONE/ANSWERPHONE: (0171) [number removed]E-MAIL: afternoon.shift@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Daire Brehan.
Editor: Sharon Banoff

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan reads Babel Tower - A S Byatt's novel set in the sixties, sees Simon Gray 's play Simply
Disconnected and talks to the new
British tenor Ian Bostridge. Producer John Boundy Revised repeat 9.30pm


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: Simon Gray
Tenor: Ian Bostridge.
Producer: John Boundy

: Short Story: The Weeping Child

By Jane Gardam. "I have seen a ghost.... it was the ghost of someone who is still alive."
Read by Marion Reed. Producer Rob Ketteridge


Unknown: Jane Gardam.
Read By: Marion Reed.
Producer: Rob Ketteridge

: PM

With Chris Lowe and Charlie Lee-Potter .


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter

: Some Tame Gazelle

Elizabeth Proud's six-part dramatisation of Barbara Pym 's novel. 4: Mr Mold has a surprising proposition for Harriet. Belinda's dreams nearly come true. But Agatha will soon be back, and what then?
Singers Harvey Brough. Phyllida Hancock and Mary Lincoln
Director of music by Malcolm McKee Producer Sioned William Rpt


Unknown: Barbara Pym
Unknown: Mr Mold
Singers: Harvey Brough.
Singers: Phyllida Hancock
Singers: Mary Lincoln
Music By: Malcolm McKee
Producer: Sioned William
Harriet Bede: Miriam Margolyes
Belinda Bede: Hannah Gordon
Mr Donne: David Holt
Henry Hoccleve: Peter Jeffrey
DrParnell: Benjamin Whitrow
Edith Liversidge: Josephine Tewson
Theodore Grote: Clive Merrison
Agatha Hoccieve: Elizabeth Proud
Nat Mold: Christopher Scott

: News

: The Archers

Kathy is making big plans. Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: File on 4

Major issues, changing attitudes and important events at home and abroad.
Reporter Jenny Cuffe. Producer David Lewis
Repeated Saturday at 5.00pm


Reporter: Jenny Cuffe.
Producer: David Lewis

: Science Now

Professor Lewis Wolpert , a developmental biologist from
University College, London reviews the week's scientific discoveries and developments.
Repeated from Saturday 4.30pm


Unknown: Professor Lewis Wolpert

: The Network

The future of the mass media is in narrowcasting: specialist broadcasting for special interest groups. But advertisers want their message to reach as many people as possible. Alun Lewis asks whether these two conflicting interests can be reconciled. Producer Toby Murcott
E-MAIL: the.network@>bbc.co.uk
WEB SITE: http://www.bbcnc.org.uk/radio /radio4/network


Unknown: Alun Lewis
Producer: Toby Murcott

: In Touch

Peter White with news, views and information for visually impaired people. Producer Karen Turner
PHONE: (0171) [number removed]
FACTSHEET: send large sae to[address removed]


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Karen Turner

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Isabel Hilton.


Unknown: Isabel Hilton.

: Book at Bedtime: Next of Kin

By Joanna Trollope.
2: Caro travels to England and a chance meeting with Robin Meredith , who offers her the safe place under "an unbreathing English sky" she believes she is searching for. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Joanna Trollope.
Unknown: Robin Meredith

: Mediumwave

The week's events in the media.
Repeated from Sunday 11.15am

: Word of Mouth

Russell Davies presents six programmes about words and the way we speak.
5: Blootered. This week, he samples the language of drunkenness North and South, and Loyd Grossman reveals the winners of the menu competition. Producer Cathy Drysdale Rpt


Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Loyd Grossman
Producer: Cathy Drysdale Rpt

: News

: The Late Book: The Stone Diaries

By Carol Shields. 2: Birth 1905
For details see yesterday


Unknown: Carol Shields.

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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