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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Producers Alasdair Cross , John Harvey and Ruth Kiely


Producers: Alasdair Cross
Producers: John Harvey
Producers: Ruth Kiely

: Prayer for the Day

with Mathoor Krishnamurti.


Unknown: Mathoor Krishnamurti.

: Today

with James Naughtie and Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Angela Tilby.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Angela Tilby.

: Charismatics

Six programmes in which Ray Gosling invites his guests to talk about the most charismatic person they have met.
4: Sir Peter Parker nominates Lord
Campbell, ex-chairman of Booker. Producer Tony Phillips


Unknown: Ray Gosling
Unknown: Sir Peter Parker
Producer: Tony Phillips

: News

: Start the Week

with Melvyn Bragg and guests. Producer Ruth Gardiner


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Ruth Gardiner

: With Great Pleasure

Poet Charles Causley presents a selection from his ideal anthology including poems by W H Auden , Edward Lear and Shakespeare. Read by Belinda Lang and Bill Wallis. Producer Viv Beeby


Unknown: Charles Causley
Unknown: H Auden
Unknown: Edward Lear
Read By: Belinda Lang
Read By: Bill Wallis.
Producer: Viv Beeby

: Daily Service

Presented by Roy Jenkins with the choir of the Metropolitan Cathedral of St David, Cardiff.


Presented By: Roy Jenkins

: From Plato to the Present

The anthology of readings from great works of Western philosophy reaches the twentieth century.
15: William James. J J Murphy reads from What Pragmatism Means. Producer Michael Quinn


Unknown: William James.
Producer: Michael Quinn

: Woman's Hour

Do women and men behave differently because of their biology or their environment? Jenni Murray puts the Question to Marianne Grabrucker and Anneli, the daughter whom she set out to bring up free of stereotypes.
Serial: Electricity. Sian Thomas reads the tenth part of Victoria Glendinning 's story, abridged by Doreen Estall. Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selerie


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Marianne Grabrucker
Unknown: Sian Thomas
Unknown: Victoria Glendinning
Abridged By: Doreen Estall.
Editors: Sally Feldman
Editors: Clare Selerie

: Money Box Live: (0171) [number removed]

Presented by Vincent Duggleby.
Producer Frances Macdonald LINES OPEN from 10.00am


Presented By: Vincent Duggleby.
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: You and Yours

With Daire Brehan.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.

: Brain of Britain 1995

The nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain.
Chairman Robert Robinson. First round
- South of England. Contestants include Steven Broomfield (manager of an animal care centre), Ian Sewell (retired printer), Kate Ford (librarian) and Stan Overall (retired businessman).
Producer Richard Edis. Rptd Wed 6.30pm


Unknown: Robert Robinson.
Unknown: Steven Broomfield
Unknown: Ian Sewell
Unknown: Kate Ford
Producer: Richard Edis.

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from Friday

: The Wedding

Stephen James 's anatomy of a love affair stars Bill Nighy as the tortured Jon, who wants to settle down with Suzie.
With David Flesshman , Caroline Milmoe and Christopher Pemey. Director Michael Fox Rpt


Unknown: Stephen James
Unknown: Bill Nighy
Unknown: David Flesshman
Unknown: Caroline Milmoe
Unknown: Christopher Pemey.
Director: Michael Fox Rpt
Suzie: Elizabeth Bell
Cathy: Kathryn Bell
Alan: Robert Whelan

: The Afternoon Shift

with Laurie Taylor and guests. E-MAIL: Afternoon Shift ©bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Laurie Taylor

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Natalie Wheen sees a man who befriends a giant rabbit, on the stage in Harvey, and listens to singing fairies in the opera A Midsummer Night's Dream at English National Opera.
Producer Jerome Weatherald. Rvsd rpt 9.30pm


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Jerome Weatherald.

: Short Story: The Wedding Ceilidh

by John Burnside. A wedding day is haunted by old ghosts when an unexpected guest makes a request to the band. Read by Mark Lambert. Producer Lisa Osborne


Unknown: John Burnside.
Read By: Mark Lambert.
Producer: Lisa Osborne

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: The News Quiz

Repeated from Saturday 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

John's got a date with an older woman. Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper talks to Nick Lander and the winners of the Financial Times
Lunch fora Fiver competition. Revised repeat from Friday


Talks: Derek Cooper
Unknown: Nick Lander

: The Monday Play: Selling the Archbishop

by David Pownall. History, like everything else these days, has become a commodity - and so it is that a statue of Jeremy, a 17th-century archbishop, is commissioned to adorn a Surrey town square. With Roger Allam as Dyson and David Ryall as Jeremy.
Director Eoin O'Callaghan


Unknown: David Pownall.
Unknown: Roger Allam
Unknown: David Ryall
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Stella: Kristin Milward
Helen: Natasha Pyne
Norma: Jilly Bond
Norris: Michael Tudor Barnes
Conrad: Ian Masters
Chairman: Don McCorkindale
Harry: Oliver Senton
The Professor: Derek Waring
Inspector Jepp: Peter Yapp
Sarah: Annabel Mullion

: My Kind of Trust

To celebrate the centenary of the National Trust, well-known people share their own favourite Trust "gem". 2: Bess's Kingdom. Architectural historian Mark Girouard visits
Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire. Producer Kathryn Morrison


Unknown: Mark Girouard
Unknown: Hardwick Hall
Producer: Kathryn Morrison

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Hemingway's Chair

Michael Palin begins a ten-part reading of his first novel, published last month. Martin Sproale is passed over as head postmaster and an outsider is appointed to push the old-fashioned post office into the hi-tech 21st century. Abridged by Elizabeth Bradbury. Producer Rosemary Watts


Unknown: Michael Palin
Unknown: Martin Sproale
Abridged By: Elizabeth Bradbury.
Producer: Rosemary Watts

: Eating Out

People in Britain are foolish enough to risk eating alfresco.
2: Foodie Paul Levy shows Paul Heiney how to perfect one's opera picnic. Producer Sarah Johnson Rpt


Unknown: Foodie Paul Levy
Unknown: Paul Heiney
Producer: Sarah Johnson Rpt

: Education Matters

Presented by Libby Purves. Producer Jeremy Orlebar


Presented By: Libby Purves.
Producer: Jeremy Orlebar

: Kipling in Love

Eight plays based on stories by Rudyard Kipling , dramatised by Ed Thomason. 2: Lispeth. India 1886. With Tina Gray. Bhasker. Rajeev Mukkar. Lyndam Gregory and Colin Pinney. Original music composed and played by Trevor Allan Davies. Producer Adrian Bean Rpt


Stories By: Rudyard Kipling
Dramatised By: Ed Thomason.
Unknown: Tina Gray.
Unknown: Rajeev Mukkar.
Unknown: Lyndam Gregory
Unknown: Colin Pinney.
Played By: Trevor Allan
Producer: Adrian Bean Rpt
Lispeth: Mamta Kaash
Paul Cordray: Dominic Letts
Alice: Shelley Thompson
Old Lispeth: Charubala Chokshi
Walter Grogan: Peter Penry Jones

: 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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