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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

: Prayer for the Day

with the Right Rev James Simpson.


Unknown: James Simpson.

: Today

with James Naughtie and John Humphrys. Details as Monday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Donald English.
8.40 Yesterday In Parliament


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Donald English.

: News

: The Lipman Test: 2: Amateur Dramatics

Maureen Lipman examines the British at play, and finds that seemingly harmless hobbies can be battlegrounds of prejudice and jealousy.


Presenter: Maureen Lipman
Producer: Karen Walker

: Daily Service

I waited patiently forthe Lord; 1 Samuel 1, w 9-20; Song of Hannah (Whitbourn); Prayer is the soul's sincere desire (Nun danket all).
Director of Music James Whitbourn.


Music: James Whitbourn.

: The House

Second episode in Christopher Lee 's six-part political drama. Producer Neil Cargill


Unknown: Christopher Lee
Producer: Neil Cargill
Charles Bannister: Julian Glover
Dougal Baxter: Peter Kelly
Mary: Isla Blair
Henry: Christopher Benjamin
Rose: Sheila Reid
Kay: Jane Booker
Alex: Caroline Bliss
Wigtm: Trevor Peacock
Holmes: Stephen Greif

: Something Understood

An Anthology of Spiritual Verse. A selection of poetry on the theme of ordinary lives. Producer David Benedictus


Producer: David Benedictus

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray. Serial: The Diaries of Sylvia Townsend Warner. Irene Sutcliffe reads the first of five episodes from the diary kept by the novelist from 1927 to her death in 1978. Editor Claire Harman. Abridged by Pat McLoughlin


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Sylvia Townsend
Unknown: Warner. Irene Sutcliffe
Editor: Claire Harman.
Abridged By: Pat McLoughlin

: Test Match Special

Commentary from Lord's on the first day's play of the Second Test between England and New Zealand. Including at
1.00 The World at One as FM
3.40 County Talk Producer Peter Baxter


Producer: Peter Baxter

: From Our Own Correspondent

Producer Tony Grant


Producer: Tony Grant

: You and Yours


: Out of Order

Patrick Hannan chairs the quiz about politics with Michael White and Austin Mitchell MP and their guests Sir David Steel MP, and Charles Kennedy MP. Producer Jo Clegg


Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Unknown: Michael White
Unknown: Sir David Steel
Unknown: Charles Kennedy
Producer: Jo Clegg

: The Archers

: Mali

by Barbara-Ann Villiers. After 40 years in a cold and silent marriage, Eleanor and Douglas feel they are waiting for somethingto allow them to speak about the past. With Lyndam Gregory and Nikki Jutti Director Lucy Hackney


Unknown: Barbara-Ann Villiers.
Unknown: Lyndam Gregory
Unknown: Nikki Jutti
Director: Lucy Hackney
Eleanor: Stephanie Cole
Douglas: Garard Green
Anil: Sam Dastor

: Anderson Country

Call Gerry Anderson on [number removed].


Unknown: Gerry Anderson


: Kaleidoscope

Outspoken novelist Jeanette Winterson is Gill Pyrah 's studio guest. Plus a stage version of the Scott Inquiry, and the film of Lost in Yonkers. Producer Anthony DenselowfWewsed repeat 9.30pm)


Unknown: Jeanette Winterson
Unknown: Gill Pyrah
Producer: Anthony Denselowfwewsed

: Short Story: The Right Set

"Henry was amazed that he and the black man were only 5-3 down. " The second part of Nigel Williams 's tennis tale of intrigue.


Unknown: Nigel Williams

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: A Whole New Ball Game

A black comedy by Martin Davies.
4: Tactics. Father Benedict's tactics manual falls into enemy hands. Producer Richard Wilson


Comedy By: Martin Davies.
Producer: Richard Wilson
Mrs Patterson: Brenda Blethyn
Robert Patterson: Paul Parris
Barbara Patterson: Charlotte Coleman
Janet Tyson: Claire Skinner
Andy Hunt: Mark Straker
Father Benedict: Desmond Barritt
Guy Entwhistle: Martino Lazzeri
Mr Plant: Gordon Reid

: News

: The Archers

TB and B and B don't mix.

: Radio Lives Six portraits of the great names of radio.

2: Hermione Gingold. "Ah yes, I remember it well." She had a voice of powdered glass in syrup, a lover 53 years her junior, and demonic wit. She was as bizarre in private as in public, but what was the true price of all that laughter? Producer Matt Thompson


Unknown: Hermione Gingold.
Producer: Matt Thompson

: Analysis

Investment Opportunities
The UK invests less than it used to, and less than many of its competitors.
Andrew Dilnot examines the implications for economic recovery, and asks whether the tax system and financial institutions should be changed to encourage investment.
Producer Nicola Meyrick (RepeatedSundayat4.15pm)


Unknown: Andrew Dilnot
Producer: Nicola Meyrick

: Aesthete's Foot

5: John McKay remembers the trials of being a rock fan in his home town. Producer Noah Richler


Unknown: John McKay
Producer: Noah Richler

: Does He Take Sugar? Presented by Kati Whitaker.

Producer Marlene Pease
PHONE: [number removed](Mon-Fn 10.00am-5.00pm) FACTSHEET: write to Does He Take Sugar?, BBC. 6112 Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA.


Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

(Revised repeat of 4.05pm)

: Book at Bedtime: Piggy in the Middle

May 1945. Part 4 of Paula McKay 's novel.


Unknown: Paula McKay

: An Ice Cream War

Final episode of William Boyd 's Booker Prize-winning novel. In East Africa the ludicrous campaign rages on. With Vivienne Rochester, Lyndam Gregory , Colin Pinney and Gareth Armstrong
Dramatised by John Peacock. Director Eoin O'Callaghan


Unknown: William Boyd
Unknown: Lyndam Gregory
Unknown: Colin Pinney
Unknown: Gareth Armstrong
Dramatised By: John Peacock.
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Erich Von Bishop: Nickolas Grace
Temple Smith: William Hootkins
Felix Cobb: Gerard Logan
Gabriel Cobb: James Larkin
Charis Lavery/Cobb: Rachel Atkins
Weech-Browning: Nicholas Boulton
Uesel Von Bishop: Danielle Allen
Mrs Cobb: Diana Hoddinott

: Wilko's Canada

3: The Gazette is Montreal's only remaining English-language newspaper. Accusations of "linguistic cleansing" are rife and the anglophone community is leaving in droves. A Tony Wilkinson production


Unknown: Tony Wilkinson

: News

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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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