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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With Ian Mackenzie , writer and broadcaster from Helensburgh, near Glasgow.


Unknown: Ian MacKenzie

: Today

John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Roy Jenkins.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Roy Jenkins.

: Beyond a Boundary

3: C L R James must choose which cricket club to join - a choice that will affect all aspects of his life in Trinidad. For details see Monday

: News

: Midweek

With Libby Purves and guests. Producer Ronni Davis


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Ronni Davis

: Daily Service

0 Worship the Lord (Was Lebet); Mark 12, w 28-34; A Prayer of St Richard of Chichester (White); Father in Heaven, How We Love You (Rtts). Director of music Nigel Swinford.


Unknown: St Richard
Music: Nigel Swinford.

: The Street

A series of portraits of Britain through a week in the life of six streets. 5:Leigh Road, Street, Somerset. Tony Wilkinson visits a village dominated by the Clarks shoe-making factory. As the locals face up to job losses, two former Clarks's employees have begun their own small businesses - making shoes and leather bags. Producer Tony Wilkinson


Unknown: Tony Wilkinson
Producer: Tony Wilkinson

: On This Day

The news from 28 August 1946: storms threaten the nation's grain supply. For details see Monday

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray introduces a debate on the issue of faith within our schools. Serial: Mama Makes up Her Mind (4) For details see yesterday


Introduces: Jenni Murray

: Gardeners' Question Time

Repeated from Sunday 2.00pm
FACTSHEET: send A5 sae marked 35/96 to [address removed]

: You and Yours

With Lesley Riddoch.


Unknown: Lesley Riddoch.

: No Commitments

The last of the comedy-drama series about the lives of three sisters, starring Rosemary Leach as Anna, Nicola Pagett as Victoria and Celia Imrie as Charlotte.
Two at a Time. Victoria is convinced that Anna is having a secret affair.
Written by Simon Brett Producer Ann Jobson


Unknown: Rosemary Leach
Unknown: Nicola Pagett
Unknown: Celia Imrie
Written By: Simon Brett
Producer: Ann Jobson
Martin: Geoffrey Whitehead
Jason: Joshua Towb

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: The Cinderella Service

By Julia Stoneham. Samantha Bond stars as Alice in this three-part series.
1: Devon, April 1943. Alice Todd has separated from her husband but. with 10-year-old son Edward-John to care for, she needs to find a job. with Becky Hindley. Deborah McAndrew. Rachel Lewis. Elaine Claxton , Annabel Mullion , Teresa Gallagher. Tessa Worsley. Peter Yapp ,
Andrew Wincott , Bill Wallis. Ian Masters. David Collings and Jilly Bond. Director Tracey Neale Repeat


Unknown: Julia Stoneham.
Unknown: Samantha Bond
Unknown: Alice Todd
Unknown: Becky Hindley.
Unknown: Deborah McAndrew.
Unknown: Rachel Lewis.
Unknown: Elaine Claxton
Unknown: Annabel Mullion
Unknown: Teresa Gallagher.
Unknown: Tessa Worsley.
Unknown: Peter Yapp
Unknown: Andrew Wincott
Unknown: Bill Wallis.
Unknown: Ian Masters.
Unknown: David Collings
Unknown: Jilly Bond.
Director: Tracey Neale
Edward-John: James Coben
Rose: June Barrie
Annie: Tilly Vosburgh
Mabel: Cathy Murphy

: From Their Own Correspondent

The fourth of six programmes in which journalists around the world send letters home about life in Britain. Producer Tony Phillips Revised repeat


Producer: Tony Phillips

: The Afternoon Shift

With Daire Brehan. Susan Marling explodes the myth that military operations are the model of an efficient organisation.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.
Unknown: Susan Marling

: News

: Kaleidoscope

The Culture of Dissent
Paul Allen asks what has become of political and popular protest. Producer Anthony Denselow Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Short Story: The Morality of the Jungle

By Othniel Smith. Sidney's evening drink reveals a few unwelcome surprises. Read by Ben Thomas. Producer Alison Hindell


Unknown: Othniel Smith.
Read By: Ben Thomas.
Producer: Alison Hindell

: PM

With Chris Lowe and Nigel Wrench.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Nigel Wrench.

: Brain of Britain 1996

Repeated from Monday 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

Kathy tries to make amends. Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: The Sea, the Sea

Natalie Wheen brings together composers and musicians, psychologists and seafarers to find out to what extent music can really sound like the sea.
Producer Paul Kobrak


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Paul Kobrak

: Tales from the Wildside

In the third of four programmess,
Fergus Keeling explores the thirst for knowledge and the passion for wildlife that drives three field scientists to endure the most extreme conditions. Producer Sarah Blunt


Unknown: Fergus Keeling
Producer: Sarah Blunt

: Time and Tide

Dylan Winter meets a small group of oceanographers and beachcombers in Seattle whose search for plastic toys lost off a ship in 1992 has turned into an obsession.
Producer Sue Broom

: Companion to the Cosmos

John Gribbin traverses the universe and explores some intriguing scientific conundrums in this five-part series. 1: The Riddle of the Dark Night Sky
Why is the night sky dark and not ablaze like the surface of a star?
Reader Crawford Logan. Music by Geoff Proudley Producer Louise Dalziel


Unknown: John Gribbin
Reader: Crawford Logan.
Music By: Geoff Proudley
Producer: Louise Dalziel

: Kaleidoscope

The Culture of Dissent
Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Presenter: Robin Lustig

: Book at Bedtime: Enigma

By Robert Harris. Part 3. For details see Monday


Unknown: Robert Harris.

: Late Night Opening

11.00 My Life as a Car
Phil Daniels stars in a six-part comedy series by Mark Wallington.
2: Does Barry's future lie on the road to Marrakesh? With Chris Jury, Chris Emmett, Sally Grace ,
Sarah Parkinson , Joanne Brookes , Colleen Prendergast and Jonathan Aris. Producer John Rolph
11.30 Desmond Olivier Dingle 's
Compleat Life and Works of William Shakespeare by Desmond Olivier Dingle A six-part comedy series about the wonderful world of Shakespeare.
2: Juliet Stevenson and Harriet Walter guide the company through the thorny problems of Shakespearean verse and perform Julius Caesar. with Mossie Smith and Kevin Allen. Written by Patrick Barlow. Producer Liz Anstee Repeat


Unknown: Phil Daniels
Unknown: Mark Wallington.
Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Sarah Parkinson
Unknown: Joanne Brookes
Unknown: Colleen Prendergast
Unknown: Jonathan Aris.
Producer: John Rolph
Producer: Desmond Olivier Dingle
Unknown: William Shakespeare
Unknown: Desmond Olivier Dingle
Unknown: Juliet Stevenson
Unknown: Harriet Walter
Unknown: Julius Caesar.
Unknown: Mossie Smith
Unknown: Kevin Allen.
Written By: Patrick Barlow.
Producer: Liz Anstee
Desmond Olivier Dingle: Patrick Barlow
Maurice: Duncan Preston
Bernard: Robert Austin

: News

: The Late Book: Slaughterhouse-Five

By Kurt Vonnegut. Part 8. For details see Monday Repeat


Unknown: Kurt Vonnegut.

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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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