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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With Canon Noel Vincent.


Unknown: Canon Noel Vincent.

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Bishop Bill Westwood.
Editor Jon Barton. LETTERS: PO Box 2299, London W1A 1PY. FAX: (0171) [number removed]


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Bill Westwood.
Editor: Jon Barton.

: Every Secret Thing

Victory. Final part. For details see Monday

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Another chance to hear Virginia
Ironside choose eight favourite records. Producer Angie Nehring Repeat


Producer: Angie Nehring

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley airs listeners' comments. Producer Anne Marie Cole. Repeated Sunday
6.15pm. WRITE TO: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 1QT. FAX: (0171) [number removed]


Unknown: Chris Dunkley
Producer: Anne Marie Cole.

: Libel

Libel barrister Manuel Barca presents five maverick courtroom dramas.
1: Fruit-Flavoured Mincing Heap of Mother Love. The critic, Connor of the Mirror, got into trouble when he implied that Liberace was a homosexual. Dramatised by Matthew Solon Producer Matt Thompson


Unknown: Manuel Barca
Unknown: Mother Love.
Dramatised By: Matthew Solon
Producer: Matt Thompson

: On This Day

The news of 50 years ago today.

: Woman's Hour

from 10.50 Introduced by Ruth Wishart in Glasgow. Serial: Ice-Candy-Man. Final part. For details see Monday


Introduced By: Ruth Wishart

: The Natural History Programme

Joanna Pinnock reports from this year's British Birdwatching Fair. Producer Edward Odim. Repeated Sunday 8pm. WRITE TO: BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR


Unknown: Joanna Pinnock
Producer: Edward Odim.

: You and Yours

With Mark Whittaker. Editor Chris Burns. PHONE: (0171) [number removed]to raise issues for investigation


Unknown: Mark Whittaker.
Editor: Chris Burns.

: Strawberries and Dhal

Parminder Vir joins an army of fruit Pickers on a Kent farm, and discovers gangs of Punjabis working the fields. Chatting to Surinder, Dalvinder and their English friend Midge, she explores the links between India and England. Producer Nigel Acheson and Parminder Vir


Producer: Nigel Acheson

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.
Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Test Match Special

England v Australia
Commentary on the second day's play in the Sixth Test at the Oval.
For information or retuning advice phone [number removed] * Approximate times

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: The Summer Serial: A Pair of Blue Eyes FM om y

Thomas Hardy 's love story, dramatised in three parts by Jane Beeson. 2: After their failed attempt to elope, Elfride and Stephen part with the hope that one day her father will agree to the match. with Nigel Stock , Vivian Pickles , Anna Wing,
Christopher Scott. Sheila Grant and Alan Dudley Director Cherry Cookson Repeat


Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Jane Beeson.
Unknown: Nigel Stock
Unknown: Vivian Pickles
Unknown: Christopher Scott.
Unknown: Sheila Grant
Unknown: Alan Dudley
Director: Cherry Cookson
Henry Knight: Jeremy Irons
Elfride: Janet Maw
Stephen: Michael Maloney

: The Afternoon Shift

With Laurie Taylor.


Unknown: Laurie Taylor.


: Kaleidoscope

Tim Marlow talks to Harry Thompson about his new biography of Peter Cook. Producer Chris Eldon Lee


Talks: Tim Marlow
Unknown: Harry Thompson
Unknown: Peter Cook.
Producer: Chris Eldon Lee

: Short Story: An Actor's Tale - Summer Season

Written and read by Steven Berkoff. Harry reflects on the unique magic that was the summer season in Repertory Theatre. Producer Pam Fraser Solomon


Read By: Steven Berkoff.
Producer: Pam Fraser Solomon

: PM

With Charlie Lee-Potter and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Going Places

David Stafford presents ideas for great summer weekends, from the National Waterways Festival, Henley-on-Thames. Producer David Prest. Call [number removed] if you are organising a summer event


Unknown: David Stafford
Producer: David Prest.

: News

: The Archers

Shula makes the grade.
Written by Mary Cutler. Director Keri Davies Editor Vanessa Whitburn. Repeated Monday
1.40pm. FAN CLUB: send sae to [address removed]


Written By: Mary Cutler.
Director: Keri Davies
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn.
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth Archer: Felicity Finch
Nigel Pargetter: Graham Seed
Elizabeth Pargetter: Alison Dowling
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
John Archer: Sam Barriscale
Tommy Archer: Tom Graham
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Kate Aldridge: Kellie Bright
George Barford: Graham Roberts
Christine Barford: Lesley Saweard
Lynda Snell: Carole Boyd
Janet Fisher: Moir Leslie
SeanMyerson: Gareth Armstrong
Clive Horrobin: Alex Jones
Sharon Richards: Celia Nelson

: Pick of the Week

With Gillian Reynolds.
Producer Daniel Snowman. Repeated Sunday
3.30pm.PHONE: (0171) [number removed]. FAX:
(0171) [number removed]. E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Gillian Reynolds.
Producer: Daniel Snowman.

: Hype or Hypothesis

Jez Nelson chairs four discussions on science and society. V.The March of Ethics Is Curbing Progress is up for debate by scientists Steve Jones and Gerard Evans , ethicist Sheila McLean and theologian Sara Maitland. Producer Richard Aedy
Repeated Saturday 1.10pm


Unknown: Steve Jones
Unknown: Gerard Evans
Unknown: Sheila McLean
Unknown: Sara Maitland.
Producer: Richard Aedy

: Lost Childhoods

Sara Parker presents four programmes about children who have missed out on a normal childhood. 3: No Time to Play Producer Ronni Davis Repeat


Unknown: Sara Parker
Producer: Ronni Davis

: Kaleidoscope Feature

All Right? Stay Bright!
Paul Gambaccini talks to Alan Freeman.
Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm


Talks: Paul Gambaccini
Unknown: Alan Freeman.

: The World Tonight

With Allan Little.


Unknown: Allan Little.

: Book at Bedtime: Midnight's Children

By Salman Rushdie. Part 10. For details see Monday


Unknown: Salman Rushdie.

: Mammon

A four-part comedy drama series.
3: The executives at Mammon set out to prove that crime really does pay. with Jonathan Coy , Julian Dutton ,
Sarah Parkinson , Daniel Strauss and Gary Waldhorn Written by Will Buckley , Nick Hildred ,
Hugh Rycroft and David Spicer. Producer Aled Evans Repeated tomorrow 6.25pm


Unknown: Jonathan Coy
Unknown: Julian Dutton
Unknown: Sarah Parkinson
Unknown: Daniel Strauss
Unknown: Gary Waldhorn
Written By: Will Buckley
Written By: Nick Hildred
Written By: Hugh Rycroft
Written By: David Spicer.
Producer: Aled Evans
Wagstaff: Jonathan Aris
Dervish: Matthew Bell

: Tea Junction

With Patrick Hannan and his guests. Producer Hilary Green


Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Producer: Hilary Green

: The Big Umbrella

Five leading thinkers present essays on original ideas. 4: Satan and Us
Professor Elaine Pagels believes the Devil originated as a propaganda tool. Series producer Matt Thompson Repeat


Unknown: Professor Elaine Pagels
Producer: Matt Thompson

: News

: The Late Book: Biggest Elvis

ByPFKIuge. Part 10. For details see Monday

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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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