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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

Producers Hugh O'Donnell and Steve Peacock


Producers: Hugh O'Donnell
Producers: Steve Peacock

: Prayer for the Day

Producer Norman Winter


Producer: Norman Winter

: Today

With Alex Brodie and John Humphrys.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With the Rev Dr Colin Morris.


Unknown: Alex Brodie
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Dr Colin Morris.

: News

: Sport on 4

Presenter Jonathan Agnew. Producer Adnan Nawaz


Presenter: Jonathan Agnew.
Producer: Adnan Nawaz

: Breakaway

Holiday reports from around the world. Producer Eleanor Garland. Repeated tomorrow
10.45pm. Call the helpline on [number removed]


Producer: Eleanor Garland.

: People Like Us

Chris Langham , akathe hapless
Roy Mallard , offers an impression of four occupations.
2: The Bank Manager
With Peter Davison , Peter Serafinowicz , Kim Wall , Joanna Monro. Jennifer Hennesey and Rachel Atkins. Written by John Morton Producer Paul Schlesinger


Unknown: Chris Langham
Unknown: Roy Mallard
Unknown: Peter Davison
Unknown: Peter Serafinowicz
Unknown: Kim Wall
Unknown: Joanna Monro.
Unknown: Jennifer Hennesey
Unknown: Rachel Atkins.
Written By: John Morton
Producer: Paul Schlesinger

: Kit and the Widow's Grand Tour

Kit and the Widow visit Cardiff. Producer Neil Rosser


Producer: Neil Rosser

: The Week in Westminster

Steve Richards of the New Statesman is behind the scenes at Westminster. Editor Jane Ashley


Unknown: Steve Richards
Editor: Jane Ashley

: EuroFile

Olenka Frenkiel looks at the recent changes in Hungary's gypsy community. Producer Gudrun Dalibor


Unknown: Olenka Frenkiel
Producer: Gudrun Dalibor

: Inside Money

With Paul Lewis. Will You Still Keep Me? Barbara Castle asks New Labour about its future plans for pensions. Producer Mark Gregory
♦ Face behind the Voice: page 123


Unknown: Paul Lewis.
Producer: Mark Gregory

: Just a Minute

Nicholas Parsons challenges Clement Freud , Kit Hesketh-Harvey, Peter Jones and Paul Merton to talk for one minute without hesitation. Producer Ann Jobson. Rptd Monday 6.30pm


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Paul Merton
Producer: Ann Jobson.

: News

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby with Ron Davies , Baroness Warnock and Steven Webb. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Ron Davies
Unknown: Steven Webb.

: Test Match Special

England v Australia
The third day's play in the Fourth Test at Headingley. With Jonathan Agnew , Christopher Martin-Jenkins , Neville Oliver. Chris Cowdrey and Vic Marks. * See Sport: page 39
Including 1.10* A View from the Boundary and 3.45* Teatime News and Your Letters Answered Approximate times


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Neville Oliver.
Unknown: Chris Cowdrey
Unknown: Vic Marks.

: Any Answers? (0171) [number removed]

Producers Anne Peacock and Bruce Whitney-Low . LINES OPEN from 12.30pm


Producers: Anne Peacock
Producers: Bruce Whitney-Low

: Saturday Playhouse: Tiller Girls

By Ayshe Raif. Two teenage girls seek fame and fortune with the Tiller Girls. with Carolyn Jones , Tracy Ann Oberman , Janet Maw , Chris Pavlo , Gerard McDermott Pianist Colin Guthrie. Director Claire Grove


Unknown: Ayshe Raif.
Unknown: Carolyn Jones
Unknown: Tracy Ann OBErman
Unknown: Janet Maw
Unknown: Chris Pavlo
Pianist: Gerard McDermott
Pianist: Colin Guthrie.
Director: Claire Grove
Ruby: Julia Ford
Sandie: Alison Pettitt
Fran Casey: Edna Dore

: Discursive Excursions

Three programmes in which travellers recall their adventures. 2: Robert Neill and Ron Foster were trapped in the jungle after an expedition went wrong. Producer Alastair Wilson Repeat


Unknown: Robert Neill
Unknown: Ron Foster
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: A Brief History of the Future

The last of four programmes looking at how past generations have viewed the future. You Will Never Have It So Good Mark Lawson explores the misuse of the future for political ends. Producer Anne-Marie Cole Repeated tomorrow 8.30pm


Unknown: Mark Lawson

: Science Now

With Peter Evans. Producer Deborah Cohen. Repeated Tuesday 8pm. E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Peter Evans.
Producer: Deborah Cohen.

: Prison Britain

Embarrassing the Minister. In the first of three programmes, Brendan O'Friel reflects on the prison service. Repeated from Tuesday 7.20pm


Unknown: Brendan O'Friel

: Letters to the Future

Four scientists are invited to write to a son or daughter assessing their work. 3: Professor Susan Greenfield. Producer John Watkins


Unknown: Professor Susan Greenfield.
Producer: John Watkins

: Goodness Gracious Me

The all-Asian sketch show. Repeated from yesterday

: Ad Lib

In the last of the series, Robert Robinson meets Stratford-upon-Avon's Blue Badge tour guides. Producer Bruce Whitney Low Repeated Thursday 11.30pm


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Producer: Bruce Whitney Low

: Kaleidoscope Feature

Patricia Aithie discovers the rich
Yemeni culture. (For full billing and caption see page 117.) Producer Anthony Denselow Repeated Friday 9.30pm


Unknown: Patricia Aithie
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: On These Days

The news of 50 years ago this week. Producer Graham Hoyland
Series editor Lindsay Leonard


Producer: Graham Hoyland
Editor: Lindsay Leonard

: Saturday Night Theatre: The Secret of Headlam Height

By Ernest Bramagh , dramatised by Roger Danes. Max battles with spies. with Brett Usher , Steve Hodson , Kathryn Pogson , Paul Panting , Brian Orrell. Music Robert Rigby. Director Alan Drury Repeat


Unknown: Ernest Bramagh
Dramatised By: Roger Danes.
Unknown: Brett Usher
Unknown: Steve Hodson
Unknown: Kathryn Pogson
Unknown: Paul Panting
Unknown: Brian Orrell.
Music: Robert Rigby.
Director: Alan Drury
Max Carrados: Simon Callow
Parkinson: Lionel Jeffries
Van Den Burgh: Charles Simpson
Famish: Charles Simpson

: Classics with Kay

Brian Kay selects music for Britannia. Producer Peter Thresh


Unknown: Brian Kay
Producer: Peter Thresh

: Ten to Ten

Graham Kings selects a story from the bookshelves of the Henry Martyn Library in Cambridge.
Producer Norman Winter


Producer: Norman Winter

: News

: Late Night Theatre Worldplay: March Soldier March

Anthony Minghella introduces the last of six international radio plays.
Richard Nwamba 's play was first broadcast on SAFM. Six young people with six contrasting visions are united by the fact that they are all new recruits to the South African Defence Force. with Hannes Potgleter , Zane Meas, Graham Lucas. Malmele Motubatse and Annah Komape. Director Hilary Keogh Followed by 11.05 Write Out Loud: Tales from the Pickle Cupboard/The Present
A double bill of short plays, produced in association with the Arts Council.


Introduces: Anthony Minghella
Unknown: Richard Nwamba
Unknown: Hannes Potgleter
Unknown: Graham Lucas.
Unknown: Malmele Motubatse
Unknown: Annah Komape.
Director: Hilary Keogh
Master Sergeant Louw: Douglas Bristow
Buhle: Richard Nwamba
Corporal Tau: Richard Nwamba

: The Gallery of Perfection

The Judgement of Manet. Waldemar Januszczak selects five paintings he regards as the world's most important. 4: Manet's Dejeuner surl'Herbe Producer Anthony Denselow Repeat


Unknown: Waldemar Januszczak
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Stanza

Simon Armitage discusses Benjamin Britten 's settings of poetry with editor Boris Ford and poet Peter Porter. With pianist Roger Vignoles and tenor Adrian Thompson. Producer Sara Davies


Unknown: Simon Armitage
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Editor: Boris Ford
Unknown: Peter Porter.
Pianist: Roger Vignoles
Tenor: Adrian Thompson.
Producer: Sara Davies

: News

: Late Story: Father and Son

By Frank O'Connor , read by Ian McElhinney.
Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Frank O'Connor
Read By: Ian McElhinney.

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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.

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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