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: News Briefing

: Farming Today


Producer: Alasdair CrossProducer: John Harvey
Producer: Ruth Kiely

: Prayer for the Day

with Mathoor Krishnamurti , executive director of Bhavan institute of Indian
Culture in London.


Unknown: Mathoor Krishnamurti

: Today

with Peter Hobday and Sue MacGregor. Business News
7.25, 8.25 Sports News


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.

: Thought for the Day

with Oliver McTernan.


Unknown: Oliver McTernan.

: The Great Railway Bazaar

Paul Theroux 's epic railway voyage read in ten parts by William Hurt.
From grey, sodden London Victoria,
Theroux travels across sunny Italy and Turkey and the teeming richness and insanity of India, past beautiful, maimed Vietnam, through to the Far East on Japan's cold, efficient high tech trains. Abridged by Anne Rees-Jones Producer Sheila Fox
* See This Week on page 10


Unknown: Paul Theroux
Unknown: William Hurt.
Abridged By: Anne Rees-Jones
Producer: Sheila Fox

: News

: Start the Week

with Melvyn Bragg and guests, including film director Ken Loach. Producer Ruth Gardiner


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Director: Ken Loach.
Producer: Ruth Gardiner

: Daily Service

From Bradford Cathedral. Led by , Canon John Richardson. Master of Choristers Aian Horsey. Organist
Martin Baker. Psalm 8; God, whose farm is all creation (Sussex); With wonder, Lord (John Barnard ); Praise and Thanksgiving (Bunessan).


Unknown: Canon John Richardson.
Organist: Aian Horsey.
Organist: Martin Baker.
Unknown: John Barnard

: Wordly Wise

Chris Stuart , Jonathon Green , Susan Jeffreys and Jane Thynne join Peter Hobday for the etymology panel game. Producer Jo Clegg


Unknown: Chris Stuart
Unknown: Jonathon Green
Unknown: Susan Jeffreys
Unknown: Jane Thynne
Unknown: Peter Hobday
Producer: Jo Clegg

: Paradise Lost

Part 16 of John Milton 's epic poem of the Fall of Man, abridged in 41 episodes.
With Julian Rhind-Tutt , James Telfer and John Church. Abridged by Adrian Mitchell. Music by Elizabeth Parker. Director John Theocharis Rpt


Unknown: John Milton
Unknown: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Unknown: James Telfer
Unknown: John Church.
Abridged By: Adrian Mitchell.
Music By: Elizabeth Parker.
Director: John Theocharis Rpt
Milton: Denis Quilley
Raphael: John Rowe
Satan: Ian McDiarmid
Adam: Linus Roache
Eve: Federay Holmes
God: Godfrey Kenton
Son: Robert Glenister
Gabriel: David Holt

: Woman's Hour

with Jenni Murray. Gillian Pugh of the National Children's Bureau puts forward a new agenda for parent education. Serial: Deborah MacLaren reads the eighth of 12 episodes of Burning Bright by Helen Dunmore.
Abridged by Doreen Estall. Editor Sally Feldman


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Gillian Pugh
Unknown: Deborah MacLaren
Unknown: Helen Dunmore.
Abridged By: Doreen Estall.
Editor: Sally Feldman

: Money Box Live: [number removed]

Presented by Vincent Duggleby. Producer Katie Derham
LINES OPEN from 10.00am


Presented By: Vincent Duggleby.
Producer: Katie Derham

: You and Yours

with Daire Brehan.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.

: Round Britain Quiz

Colin Bell and Joyce McMillan of Scotland battle with the London team of Irene Thomas and Eric Korn.
Gordon Clough and Tony Quinton ask the questions.
Producer Amanda Mares
Repeated Wednesday at 6.30pm


Unknown: Joyce McMillan
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Eric Korn.
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Tony Quinton
Producer: Amanda Mares

: The World at One

with Nick Ciarke.


Unknown: Nick Ciarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from Friday

: The Final Whistle

In Bernard Farrell 's delightful black comedy. Danny wakes up confused. He thought he was in hospital, recovering from a heart attack, but now he's not so sure. Is he really in heaven with his Da about to teach him how to whistle?
With Jonathan White , Conor Farrington , Garvan McGrath and Darren McHugh Director John Penrose Rpt


Unknown: Bernard Farrell
Unknown: Jonathan White
Unknown: Conor Farrington
Unknown: Garvan McGrath
Unknown: Darren McHugh
Director: John Penrose Rpt
Danny Hegarty: Jim Reid
Maura Hegarty: Colette Proctor
Sharon: Sian Quill
Danny's mother: Laurie Morton
Auntie Lily: Pegg Monahan
Auntie Alice: Daphne Carroll
Ellen: Patricia Martin
Sister Agnes: Barbara McCaughey
Da: Breandan O Duill
Bill: Brendan Cauldwell
Nurse Ryan: Cathryn Brennan

: Anderson Country

Stories from around the country and frank exchange with Gerry Anderson. Editor Sharon Banoff
PHONE/ANSWERPHONE: [number removed]


Unknown: Gerry Anderson.
Editor: Sharon Banoff

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Robert Dawson Scott on the latest recordings of Harrison Birtwistle , and Bristol artist Robert Bradford who makes sculpture with bonfires. Producer Adrian Washbourne Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Robert Dawson Scott
Unknown: Harrison Birtwistle
Artist: Robert Bradford
Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: Short Story: Don't Touch

by Michael Carson.
A tale of genetio engineering. But what will the Pope and all those MPs say? Read by Nigel Anthony.
Producer Duncan Minshull


Written By: Michael Carson
Read By: Nigel Anthony
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Charlie Lee-Potter .


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter

: The News Quiz

Repeated from Saturday 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

And then there were four. Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper takes on Coca-Cola, a drink that has become a cultural icon, and asks what it is that turns this concoction into such a capitalist dream.


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: Monday Play: The Wide Sargasso Sea

Jean Rhys 's story of the first Mrs Rochester. When a Caribbean heiress is forced to marry Mr Rochester in Jamaica, cultural differences and mischief-making lead to disaster.
Singer Bernice McNaughton Adapted by Rukhsana Ahmad Director Anne Edyvean


Unknown: Jean Rhys
Singer: Bernice McNaughton
Adapted By: Rukhsana Ahmad
Director: Anne Edyvean
Antoinette: Indra Ove
Rochester: Adam Godley
Christophine: Juanita Waterman
Annette: Adjoa Andoh
Aunt Cora: Dona Croll
Mr Mason: James Taylor
Tia: Nina Wadia
Richard Mason: Tom Bevan
Godfrey: Anton Phillips
Sandi: Desune Coleman
Baptiste: Kenneth Gardnier
Mannie: Femi Elufowoju Jnr
Grace Poole: Frances Jeater
Amelie: Irma Inniss

: Dear Teacher

Guardian TV critic Nancy Banks-Smith recalls the formidable Dame
Emmeline - "God in drag". Producer Ed Thomason Rpt


Unknown: Nancy Banks-Smith
Producer: Ed Thomason Rpt

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Stone Diaries

Shelley Thompson reads a ten-part adaptation of Carol Shields's novel telling the story of Daisy Goodwill "wife, mother, citizen of our country". 6: Motherhood 1947 7
Abridged by Alison Joseph Producer David Hunter


Unknown: Shelley Thompson
Abridged By: Alison Joseph
Producer: David Hunter

: The Salon

Shirley Williams wrestles with General Sir Peter de la Billiere , Stephen Daldry , Gavin Reid , Bishop of Maidstone,
David Puttnam and Steve Shirley over the nature of leadership. Producer Penelope Gibbs


Unknown: Shirley Williams
Unknown: Sir Peter de la Billiere
Unknown: Stephen Daldry
Unknown: Gavin Reid
Unknown: David Puttnam
Unknown: Steve Shirley
Producer: Penelope Gibbs

: News

About this project

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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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