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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Lesley Carroll.


Unknown: Lesley Carroll.

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Penny Faust.
8.40 Yesterday In Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.


: The Moral Maze

Michael Buerk chairs an investigation into the morality behind the news. With Janet Daley , Rabbi Hugo Gryn , Michael Mansfield QC and Prof Roger Scruton. Producer David Coomes


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Janet Daley
Unknown: Rabbi Hugo Gryn
Unknown: Prof Roger Scruton.
Producer: David Coomes

: King Street Junior

A six-part series created by Jim Eldridge. Written by Ivan Shakespeare and Dave Single. Starring Karl Howman as Mr Sims and James Grout as Mr Beeston , the Head Teacher. 2:Settling In with Deirdre Costello. Vivenne Martin , Moya O'Shea , Dan Strauss. Serena Evans , Adam Dean. Rosalind James and Dax O'Callaghan Producer John Fawcett Wilson Rpt


Unknown: Jim Eldridge.
Written By: Ivan Shakespeare
Written By: Dave Single.
Unknown: Karl Howman
Unknown: Mr Sims
Unknown: James Grout
Unknown: Mr Beeston
Unknown: Deirdre Costello.
Unknown: Vivenne Martin
Unknown: Moya O'Shea
Unknown: Dan Strauss.
Unknown: Serena Evans
Unknown: Adam Dean.
Unknown: Rosalind James
Unknown: Dax O'Callaghan
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson
Mrs Lewis: Marlene Sidaway
Mrs Stone: Margaret John
Mr Long: Paul Copley

: Daily Service

0 come, o come, Emmanuel! (Veni
Emmanuel); Daniel 7, w 9-14; Matin Responsory (From Palestrina);
Immortal, invisible, God only wise (St
Denio). Director of music Gareth Green.


Unknown: Matin Responsory
Music: Gareth Green.

: This Sceptr'd Isle

99: War in Europe For details see Monday

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray. Serial: Clean Break (9) For details see Monday


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.

: Test Match Special

South Africa v England
Coverage of the first day's play in the Third Test at Kingsmead Durban. , Commentary by Jonathan Agnew , Gerald de Kock and Brett Proctor.
Including at
1.00 The World at One as FM
* Approximate time


Unknown: Kingsmead Durban.
Commentary By: Jonathan Agnew
Commentary By: Gerald de Kock
Commentary By: Brett Proctor.

: From Our Own Correspondent

Producer Tony Grant


Producer: Tony Grant

: You and Yours


: Wordly Wise

Peter Hobday chairs the panel game about word origins. Producer Jo Clegg


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Producer: Jo Clegg

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Thackeray

By Olwyn Wymark and Barbara Clegg. Jim Thackeray is a renowned landscape gardener. He is also a first-class private detective. When a murder takes place in the Shakesperean themed gardens he has designed, both elements of his life come together. with Sean Barrett , Todd Boyce. Giselle Wolf, Michael Tudor-Barnes , John Rye , Simon Eastwood and Jane Whittenshaw. Director Glyn Dearman


Unknown: Olwyn Wymark
Unknown: Barbara Clegg.
Unknown: Jim Thackeray
Unknown: Sean Barrett
Unknown: Todd Boyce.
Unknown: Michael Tudor-Barnes
Unknown: John Rye
Unknown: Simon Eastwood
Unknown: Jane Whittenshaw.
Director: Glyn Dearman
Thackeray: Michael Cochrane
George Field: John Moffatt
Shirley Field: Rosemary Leach
OsmanRifat: Nigel Anthony
Alma: Mary Wimbush
Mustafa: David March
Aydin: Richard Pearce
Miss Birch: Irene Sutcliffe

: The Afternoon Shift

With Daire Brehan. Ray Brown finds out that a walk is more than a stroll when you're out with a dog.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.
Unknown: Ray Brown

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen talks to Simon Russell
Beale about his role in the National
Theatre's production of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead and reviews Stephen Sondheim 's award-winning musical Company.
Producer Julian May. Rvsd rpt at 9.30pm


Talks: Paul Allen
Unknown: Simon Russell
Unknown: Stephen Sondheim

: Short Story: The Gambler's Funeral

Earl Lovelace's amusing new story tells of an undertaker who is faced with a gambler's unusual funeral requirements. Read by Joe Charles.
Producer Pam Fraser Solomon. Rptd next Sun


Read By: Joe Charles.
Producer: Pam Fraser Solomon.

: PM

With Chris Lowe and Nigel Wrench.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Nigel Wrench.

: Old Harry's Game

Andy Hamilton 's six-part comedy. 4: Satan's starting to feel self-conscious about his appearance. with Philip Pope. Penelope Nice and Felicity Montagu. Producer Paul Mayhew-Archer * See This Week: page 12


Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Philip Pope.
Unknown: Felicity Montagu.
Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer
Satan: Andy Hamilton
The Professor: James Grout
Thomas: Jimmy Mulville
Gary, the Demon: Steven O'Donnell

: News

: The Archers

Trouble with the staff.
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: White Settlers

English migrants who have moved to the Scottish Highlands have been condemned by groups like Scottish Watch for taking housing and jobs away from the locals and for corroding local culture. John Forsyth follows the lives of five English newcomers. Producer Nick Ware


Unknown: John Forsyth
Producer: Nick Ware

: Analysis

Fairly Modem?
Is there a coherent vision at the heart of "New" Labour, epitomised bywords like fairness, kindness or justice? Or is the party defined more by its opposition to the Conservatives and its desire to govern? In the last in the series, John Kampfner probes the philosophical heart of Tony Blair's Labour Party.
Producer Michael Blastland. Rptd Sun 4.15pm Transcripts of Analysis are available for purchase. Contact BBC Newsline, PO Box 5080. London W12 6AJ or phone (0181) [number removed]for details


Unknown: John Kampfner
Producer: Michael Blastland.

: Shelf Lives

The curious histories of products. 2: Business Class. Nigel Cassidy crosses the Atlantic in style to find out why Business Class has taken off. Producer Neil Koenig


Unknown: Nigel Cassidy
Producer: Neil Koenig

: Does He Take Sugar?

Presented by Judy Graham. Producer Marlene Pease
FACTSHEET: Does He Take Sugar?, BBC, 6112 Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA


Presented By: Judy Graham.
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Go-Between

By L P Hartley, abridged in ten parts. 4: On Spooning
For details see Monday

: Tales of the Bizarre

Ray Bradbury introduces six of his short stories, dramatised by Catherine Czerkawska.
2: Have I Got a Chocolate Bar for You
Director Hamish Wilson


Introduces: Ray Bradbury
Dramatised by: Catherine Czerkawska
Director: Hamish Wilson
Father Malley: T.P. McKenna
Young man: John Yule

: Ad Lib

Robert Robinson learns the tricks of the stuntman's trade. Repeated from Saturday 6.50pm


Unknown: Robert Robinson

: News

: The Late Book: Sucking Sherbert Lemons

By Michael Carson. Part 9. For details see Monday


Unknown: Michael Carson.

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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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