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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Dr David Lapsley.


Unknown: Dr David Lapsley.

: Today

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


Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Harvey Thomas.

: News

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

Topical discussion. Producer Anne Peacock
LINES OPEN from 8.00am


Producer: Anne Peacock

: Daily Service

The Castle. An exploration of the cultivation of the interior life: Matthew
6, w5-13. Director of music Gareth Green.


Music: Gareth Green.

: Something to Write Home About

Four writers in search of a sense of place.
1: Taking the A Train. If you find yourself in Manhattan and decide to follow Duke Ellington's advice, you'll arrive at the heart of African America: Harlem. Writer Ferdinand Dennis grew up in London, but it was to New York's black metropolis that he turned for inspiration. Now he walks the busy streets of this "city within a city" and talks to people who live there. Is Harlem the urban stereotype of drug addiction and squalor or a testimony to the power of the human spirit against all the odds? Producer Kate McAII Repeated Sunday at 5.00pm


Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis
Producer: Kate McAii

: On This Day

The headlines of 50 years ago today. For details see yesterday

: Woman's Hour

The world-famous Pullein-Thompson pony novels have been bedtime companions to generations of pony-mad girls. Jenni Murray meets the three sisters Josephine, Diana and Christine to talk about their childhood, which inspired 150 books. Serial: Air and Angels (6) For details see yesterday


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: Medicine Now

Presented by Geoff Watts. Producer Ekene Akalawu
Repeated Sunday at 10.15pm


Presented By: Geoff Watts.
Producer: Ekene Akalawu

: You and Yours

With Lesley Riddoch.


Unknown: Lesley Riddoch.

: Random Edition

Peter Snow with more news from a single day in history. The computer's choice was 30 October 1824. The stories are from the Paisley Advertiser. Life on the Bell Rock - Scotland's best-loved lighthouse; why even Scotsmen reckoned Gaelic should be banned: and building bridges in Glasgow - Thomas Telford , the best in the business. Producer Andrew Green


Unknown: Thomas Telford
Producer: Andrew Green

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Thirty Minute Theatre: I Should Be So Lucky

By Lesley Whiteley. In this comic play Rosetta wants to be just like Kylie, but escape's not that easy when you've got a dead end job and a downbeat boyfriend.
Director Nandita Ghose


Unknown: Lesley Whiteley.
Director: Nandita Ghose
Rosetta: Sunetra Sarker
Terry: Andrew Schofield
Sandra: Melissa Sinden
Dave: Jamie Greer
Elvis: Claude Close

: Personal Records

Jeremy Nicholas visits the homes of well-known personalities to delve into their record collections. This week, conductor Sir Charles Mackerras.


Unknown: Jeremy Nicholas
Conductor: Sir Charles MacKerras.

: The Afternoon Shift

With Daire Brehan.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan considers a new collection of 20th-century ghost stories and the influence of airport design on architecture. Producer Jerome Weatherald Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Short Story: The Execution

By Daphne Glazer.
Read by Patricia Hodge. Producer Pauline Harris Repeated next Saturday


Unknown: Daphne Glazer.
Read By: Patricia Hodge.
Producer: Pauline Harris

: PM

Charlie Lee-Potter and Nigel Wrench.


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Nigel Wrench.

: A Little of What You Fancy

David Jason stars as Pop Larkin and Pam Ferris as Ma Larkin in Eric Pringle 's six-part dramatisation of the novel by HE Bates.
3: The dreaded Nurse Soper is making Pop Larkin's heart condition worse. A new medicine is required and it arrives in the curvaceous shape of Sister Treveiyan.
Music by Barrie Guard and Pip Burley Director Adrian Bean Repeat


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

: News

: The Archers

Lynda clashes....
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: File on 4

Reporter Jenny Cuffe. Producer Kim Barrington
Repeated Saturday at 5.00pm
* Face behind the Voice: page 13


Reporter: Jenny Cuffe.
Producer: Kim Barrington

: Science Now

Repeated from Saturday 4.30pm

: The Road to Repair

Jenny Cuffe assesses the effect of residential care on young people who have been disturbed or delinquent.
3: After Shock. What do young people expect of their lives after a period in care? And how willing is society to accept them back again?
Producer Anna Parkinson Repeat


Unknown: Jenny Cuffe
Producer: Anna Parkinson

: In Touch

Peter White with news, views and information for visually impaired people.
Producer Eleanor Garland PHONE: [number removed]
FACTSHEET: send large sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Eleanor Garland

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Isabel Hilton.


Presenter: Isabel Hilton

: Book at Bedtime: The Great Pursuit

Tom Sharpe 's comic novel, read by Willie Rushton. Part 2. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Tom Sharpe
Read By: Willie Rushton.

: Mediumwave

The week's events in the media at home and abroad.
Repeated from Sunday 11.15am

: Cook's Tour

More than 35 years ago, EL Wisty and Colonel Rutterwere born. Then came Beyond the Fringe, the Establishment Club and a small unknown magazine called Private Eye. One man was behind all of them ... Peter Cook. John Bird introduces part one of the life and times of a comic genius, with the help of Jonathan Miller , Alan Bennett , Willie Rushton , Chris Morris and John Cleese. Producer Neil Trevithick Repeat


Unknown: Peter Cook.
Introduces: John Bird
Unknown: Jonathan Miller
Unknown: Alan Bennett
Unknown: Willie Rushton
Unknown: Chris Morris
Unknown: John Cleese.
Producer: Neil Trevithick

: News

: The Late Book: Carol

The final part of Patricia Highsmith 's powerful love story. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Patricia Highsmith

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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