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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Roger Hutchings.


Unknown: Roger Hutchings.

: Today

With John Humphrys and Alex Brodie.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Clive Lawton.
Editor Roger Mosey. LETTERS: Today. PO Box 2299. London W1A 1PY. FAX: (0171) [number removed]. E-MAIL: today@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Alex Brodie.
Unknown: Clive Lawton.
Editor: Roger Mosey.

: Beyond a Boundary

By C L R James. Final part. C L R
James travels to America where he is forced to pass judgement in a conflict between the purity of sportsmanship and political pragmatism. For details see Monday

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Repeated from Sunday 12.15pm

: Feedback

With Chris Dunkley.
Producer Alison Vernon Smith. Repeated
Sunday at 6.15pm. WRITE TO: Feedback, PO Box 2100. London W1A 1QT. FAX: (0171) [number removed]. E-MAIL: feedback@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Chris Dunkley.
Producer: Alison Vernon Smith.

: Survivors

John Man presents six tales of human endurance against the odds.
5: The Trawlerman's Story. Fishing is in the blood of 21-year-old sea captain Willie Tait. But fishing is a dangerous job and the sea is unforgiving of those who make even the smallest of mistakes - as Willie was to discover. Producer Sally Flatman


Unknown: John Man
Unknown: Willie Tait.
Producer: Sally Flatman

: On This Day

Today's news from 50 years ago. For details see Monday

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Shelia McClennon from Manchester.Story: Fat People by Alison Lurie from the Penguin Book of International Women's 's Short Stories.
Read by Lorelei King and abridged by Di Speirs. (1/1).


Introduced By: Shelia McClennon
Unknown: Alison Lurie
Read By: Lorelei King
Abridged By: Di Speirs.

: The Natural History Programme

With Joanna Pinnock.
Producer Sarah Blunt. Repeated Sunday at
8.00pm. WRITE TO: The Natural History Programme. BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Unknown: Joanna Pinnock.
Producer: Sarah Blunt.

: You and Yours

Presented by Dylan Winter.
Editor Dave Harvey. PHONE: to raise issues for investigation (0171) [number removed]


Presented By: Dylan Winter.
Editor: Dave Harvey.

: Over the Counter

In the second of four programmes, Oliver Walston visits the fish market in Aberdeen with Ken Watmough. Producer Carol Trewin
Revised at 7.20pm


Unknown: Oliver Walston
Unknown: Ken Watmough.
Producer: Carol Trewin

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.
Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: The Classic Serial: The Seafarer

Repeated from Sunday 2.30pm

: The Afternoon Shift

Presented by Laurie Taylor.


Presented By: Laurie Taylor.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Tim Marlow with a guide to the week's film releases and a review of The
Heidi Chronicles at Greenwich.
Producer Helen Garrison


Unknown: Tim Marlow
Producer: Helen Garrison

: Short Story: Dying to Tell You

By Tony Warren. Ida and her daughter Jean visit the ailing Pops in hospital. He has taken a turn for the worse, leading Ida to make a confession she's been dying to tell. Read by Jean Alexander.
Producer Pauline Harris. Repeated next Sunday


Unknown: Tony Warren.
Read By: Jean Alexander.
Producer: Pauline Harris.

: PM

With Charlie Lee-Potter and Chris Lowe. Editor Margaret Budy. WRITE TO: PM
Letterline, BBC Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA. PHONE: (0171) [number removed]


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Editor: Margaret Budy.

: Parkes and Gardens

In the third of six programmes, Simon Parkes discovers that crime can pay in the horticultural world.
Producer Carol Trewin


Unknown: Simon Parkes
Producer: Carol Trewin

: News

: The Archers

Julia wants to go upmarket.
Written by Graham Harvey. Director Peter Leslie Wild. Repeated Monday at 1.40pm ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send sae to
[address removed]* See Dr Mark Porter : page 52


Written By: Graham Harvey.
Director: Peter Leslie Wild.
Unknown: Dr Mark Porter
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth Archer: Felicity Finch
Nigel Pargetter: Graham Seed
Elizabeth Pargetter: Alison Dowling
Julia Pargetter: Mary Wimbush
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
John Archer: Sam Barriscale
Debbie Aldridge: Tamsin Greig
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Nelson Gabriel: Jack May
Kathy Perks: Hedu Niklaus
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Richard Locke: William Gaminara
Usha Gupta: Souad Faress
Janet Fisher: Moir Leslie
Sean Myerson: Gareth Armstrong

: Pick of the Week

Nick Baker presents extracts from BBC radio and television.
Producer Virginia Crompton. Repeated Sunday at 3.30pm
PHONE: (0171) [number removed](24 hours) FAX: (0171) [number removed]. E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Nick Baker
Producer: Virginia Crompton.

: In the Dock

The last of six programmes in which Sue Cameron cross-examines some of the UK's key institutions and professions. 6: Quangos
Producer Ann-Marie Evans
Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm


Producer: Ann-Marie Evans

: The Secret Life of the Shed

Paul Allen and shed enthusiasts including Peter Tinniswood , Vincent Hanna and Valentine Cunningham open the door on private kingdoms, adult playrooms and, on occasion,
"something very nasty in the woodshed." Producer Abigail Appleton


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Peter Tinniswood
Unknown: Vincent Hanna
Unknown: Valentine Cunningham
Producer: Abigail Appleton

: Letter from America

By Alistair Cooke.
Repeated Sunday at 9.15am


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Kaleidoscope Feature

Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig. Editor Anne Koch


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Editor: Anne Koch

: Book at Bedtime: Enigma

By Robert Harris. Part 5. For details see Monday


Unknown: Robert Harris.

: The Mark Steel Solution

Comic Mark Steel returns with a four-part series of further radical proposals to change all our lives forthe better.
3: The education system. Written and performed by Mark Steel and Pete Sinclair , with Kim Wall and Maria McErlane.
Producer Phil Clarke
Repeated tomorrow at 6.25pm


Unknown: Pete Sinclair
Unknown: Kim Wall
Unknown: Maria McErlane.
Producer: Phil Clarke

: Tea Junction

Patrick Hannan and guests take a sceptical look at the week's events. Producer Hilary Green


Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Producer: Hilary Green

: The Big Umbrella

The last programme in which five leading thinkers present radiophonic essays on original ideas.
5: Sweet Soul Music. Rogan Taylor takes a cerebral look at rock 'n' roll.
Producer Mark Burman


Music: Rogan Taylor
Producer: Mark Burman

: News

: The Late Book: Slaughterhouse-Five

By Kurt Vonnegut. Final part. 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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