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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

The daily bulletin of rural current affairs.

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev John Newbury of the World Council of Churches.


Unknown: John Newbury

: Today

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


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

: A Ladywood Life

Clare Short MP has always lived in - and now represents - the Birmingham constituency of Ladywood. She reflects on its ever changing character as home to generations of incomers, including her own family, and on the changes which the 1980s brought to this once-rich manufacturing area. Producer Frances Byrnes Repeated Sunday at 5.00pm


Producer: Frances Byrnes

: Daily Service

Immortal Love For Ever Full
(Bishopthorpe); Romans 5, w6-11; God So Loved the World (Stainer); 0 Lord My God! (How Great Thou Art). Director of music Darius Battiwalla.


Music: Darius Battiwalla.

: On This Day

The news of 50 years ago today. A tussle in Westminster over the raising of the school-leaving age, and the young Princess Elizabeth christens the latest BOAC transatlantic aeroplane. For details see yesterday

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray. Short story: Silver Water by Amy Bloom. Read by Lorelei King.


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Amy Bloom.
Read By: Lorelei King.

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care - from the GP's surgery to the research laboratory. Producer Toby Murcott
Repeated Sunday at 10.15pm


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Toby Murcott

: You and Yours

With Lesley Riddoch.


Unknown: Lesley Riddoch.

: Cross Questioned

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


Unknown: Vincent Hanna
Unknown: Francis Wheen
Unknown: David Quantick
Unknown: Lynne Truss
Unknown: Henry Naylor
Producers: Carol Smith
Producers: Alison Harbert

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Thirty Minute Theatre: Novavox

By Michael Butt. Emma, a girl with Down's syndrome, is about to leave home to go to college. The night before her departure, tensions with her father erupt. With her friend lain, who communicates by means of a computer-generated voice-simulator, Emma takes to the woods. with Chris Pavlo. Director Andy Jordan


Unknown: Michael Butt.
Unknown: Chris Pavlo.
Director: Andy Jordan
Emma: Josephine Eastwood
Eileen: Brid Brennan
Mac: Gavin Muir
lain: Robert Harper
Mrs Holm: Shirley Dixon

: A Man for All Music

A profile of Andre Previn - conductor, composer, pianist, and jazz musician. In this second programme, Previn talks to June Knox-Mawer about the Hollywood period, when his screen music won him a string of Oscars. The turning point was in 1965, when he gave up movies to pursue a career in classical music.
Producer Derek Drescher Repeat


Conductor: Andre Previn
Producer: Derek Drescher

: The Afternoon Shift

With Daire Brehan.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Roisin McAuley talks to the author
AL Kennedy about her new collection of short stories and visits an exhibition of 20th-century British church design. Producer Helen Garrison Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Talks: Roisin McAuley
Unknown: Al Kennedy
Producer: Helen Garrison

: Short Story: Beach Party

By Eugene Stranney. A farmer meets an attractive girl at the seaside, and a family outing becomes a revelation. Producer Roland Jaquarello


Unknown: Eugene Stranney.
Producer: Roland Jaquarello

: PM

With Charlie Lee-Potter and Jon Sopel.


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Jon Sopel.

: Party Political Broadcast

By the Conservative Party.

: Maugham's Eye View

Six of W Somerset Maugham's short stories, dramatised by Neville Teller and narrated by Dirk Bogarde.
3: The Round Dozen. With 11 wives behind him, the celebrated bigamist Mortimer Ellis is looking to complete the dozen. with Jane Whittenshaw , Paul Jenkins and Stephen Critchlow. Director Janet Whitaker Repeat


Dramatised By: Neville Teller
Unknown: Dirk Bogarde.
Unknown: Mortimer Ellis
Unknown: Jane Whittenshaw
Unknown: Paul Jenkins
Unknown: Stephen Critchlow.
Director: Janet Whitaker
Mortimer Ellis: Michael Williams
Miss Porchester: Joanna David
MrStClair: Denys Hawthorne
MrsStClair: Zule Madene

: News

: The Archers

Graham takes control.
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: Consequences

The last in the series in which Denys Blakeway looks back at four pivotal events in the last 40 years and considers their consequences.
Bloody Sunday. The events of January 1972 cast a long shadow over
Northern Ireland and acted as a spur to the IRA's terrorist campaign.
Thirteen civilians were killed by the British Army during a march in protest over internment and in the following fortnight there were 300 terrorist acts. Producer Mark Savage
Repeated Saturday at 5.00pm


Unknown: Denys Blakeway

: Science Now

Peter Evans presents a weekly review. 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: inJiving.colour@bh.bbc xo.uk


Unknown: Trevor Phillips

: 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.


Unknown: Isabel Hilton.

: Book at Bedtime: The Wimbledon Poisoner

Nigel Williams 's black comedy. Part 7. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Nigel Williams

: Mediumwave

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

: Parkes and Gardens

Graffiti, carnivorous plants and the petal police. Simon Parkes investigates why crime does occasionally pay. Producer Carol Trewin Repeat


Unknown: Simon Parkes
Producer: Carol Trewin

: News

: The Late Book: The Third Policeman

By Flann O'Brien. Read by Patrick Magee. Part2.
For details see yesterday


Unknown: Flann O'Brien.
Read By: Patrick Magee.

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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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