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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

The daily bulletin of rural current affairs.

: Prayer for the Day

With Bishop Peter Firth.


Unknown: Peter Firth.

: Today

With Anna Ford and James Naughtie.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Paul Johns.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Paul Johns.

: News

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

Topical discussion. Producer Anne Peacock
LINES OPEN from 8.00am


Producer: Anne Peacock

: Daily Service

Jesus Shall Reign (Truro); Luke 4, W14-21; A Touching Place (Dream
Angus); Gifts of the Spirit (Personent Hodie). Director of music James Whitbourn.


Music: James Whitbourn.

: Dillie's Dart

Fascinating Aida's Dillie Keane continues her visit to a part of the West Country famous for artists, artisans and hostelries. Producer Frances Byrnes Repeated Sunday 5.00pm


Unknown: Dillie Keane
Producer: Frances Byrnes

: On This Day

The news of 50 years ago today. French Prime Minister Leon Blum arrives for trade talks, and troops have again been working at Smithfield Market.
For details see yesterday


Unknown: Leon Blum

: Woman's Hour

She was the inspiration behind the Nipper books and still delights children today. As her autobiography is published, author, educationalist and thinker Leila Berg tells
Jenni Murray about her radical life. Serial: The Transit of Venus (9) For details see yesterday


Unknown: Leila Berg
Unknown: Jenni Murray

: Medicine Now

Should the victims of brain injury be added to the list of drivers the government wants to keep off the road? Geoff Watts reports. Producer Paula McGrath
Repeated Sunday 10.15pm


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Paula McGrath

: You and Yours

With Lesley Riddoch.


Unknown: Lesley Riddoch.

: Cross Questioned

Vincent Hanna gives the clues to
Francis Wheen , David Quantick and Gill Pyrah in the only crossword puzzle on the radio.
Producers Carol Smith and Alison Harbert


Unknown: Vincent Hanna
Unknown: Francis Wheen
Unknown: David Quantick
Unknown: Gill Pyrah
Producers: Carol Smith
Producers: Alison Harbert

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Thirty Minute Theatre: Fall from Grace

By Jude Alderson. A Brixton bad boy meets the cashmere comforts of the Royal Academy of Music in this urban fairy tale.
Dale KEITH DRINKEL Producer Hilary Norrish


Unknown: Jude Alderson.
Unknown: Dale Keith Drinkel
Producer: Hilary Norrish
Rufus: Shaun Parkes
Gaby: Juliet Cowan
Ace: Robbie Gee
Josie: Adjoa Andoh
Alison: Alice Arnold
Bradley: Kim Wall

: A Man for All Music

A profile of Andre Previn. In the first of four programmes, he talks to June Knox-Mawer about the extraordinary range of his musical intertest. Producer Derek Drescher Repeat


Unknown: Andre Previn.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: The Afternoon Shift

With Daire Brehan. Ian MacMillan finds a 19th-century diary written by a man even more mundane than
Mr Pooter.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.
Unknown: Ian MacMillan
Unknown: Mr Pooter.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan discusses the success of the television drama series about dustmen Common as Muck, and reads Leila Berg 's book on growing up in Manchester before the war. Producer Jackie Christie
Revised repeat 9.30pm


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: Leila Berg
Producer: Jackie Christie

: Short Story: Story within a Story

By Alison Leonard. When a conventional English teacher meets a wild Native American teller of tales, she finds she must restructure both her career and her life.
Read by Gerda Stevenson. Producer Pam Wardell


Unknown: Alison Leonard.
Read By: Gerda Stevenson.
Producer: Pam Wardell

: PM

: Maugham's Eye View

Six of W Somerset Maugham's short stories, dramatised by Neville Teller and narrated by Dirk Bogarde. 2: The Vessel of Wrath
An unlikely liaison is formed in the Dutch East Indies when a lady missionary inadvertently falls for a drunken dropout. with David Timson , Roger May and Andrew Branch. Director Janet Whitaker Repeat


Dramatised By: Neville Teller
Unknown: Dirk Bogarde.
Unknown: David Timson
Unknown: Andrew Branch.
Director: Janet Whitaker
Martha Jones: Anna Massey
Ginger Ted: Bill Nighy
The Dutch Controller: Timothy Spall

: News

: The Archers

William is caught in the act. Repeated tomorrow 1.40pm

: Consequences

Denys Blakeway looks back at four pivotal events in the last 40 years and considers their consequences. 3: The Brixton Riots. More than 150 people were injured in the riots which swept through the streets of Brixton in 1981. They marked a wholesale breakdown in relations between the black community and the authorities, and the effects were felt far and wide.
Today, one observer comments "It took a riot to wake up Britain to the fact that there was a huge problem that was not being addressed." Producer Mark Savage
Repeated Saturday 5.00pm


Unknown: Denys Blakeway

: Science Now

Peter Evans presents a weekly review of discoveries and developments. Repeated from Saturday 4.30pm


Unknown: Peter Evans

: In Living Colour

Trevor Phillips with news, debate and reflections from black and Asian people in the UK and around the world.
Producer Fran Acheson
PHONE: (0171) [number removed]FAX: (0171) [number removed]
E-MAIL: in.living.colour@bh.bbc .co.uk


Unknown: Trevor Phillips

: In Touch

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


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Eleanor Garland

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Isabel Hilton.


Unknown: Isabel Hilton.

: Book at Bedtime: The Wimbledon Poisoner

Nigel Williams 's black comedy. Part 2. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Nigel Williams

: Mediumwave

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

: Parkes and Gardens

Down in the tropical jungle at Wylde Court, Simon Parkes discovers sex-changing lilies and Britain's most obsessive bamboo grower. Producer Carol Trewin Repeat


Unknown: Simon Parkes
Producer: Carol Trewin

: News

: The Late Book: A Spell of Winter

By Helen Dunmore. Part 5. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Helen Dunmore.

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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.

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.

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