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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

: Prayer for the Day

With Judge Dick Hamilton.


Unknown: Dick Hamilton.

: Today

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


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.

: News

: The Moral Maze

Michael Buerk chairs a live investigation into questions of morality raised by one of the week's news stories. Witnesses face cross-examination from Janet Daley , Rabbi Hugo Gryn , Helena Kennedy QC and Dr David Starkey.
Producer David Coomes


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Janet Daley
Unknown: Rabbi Hugo Gryn
Unknown: Helena Kennedy
Unknown: Dr David Starkey.
Producer: David Coomes

: Daily Service

With Wellspring. Here is love (Dim
Ond lesu); Hebrews 9, w 23-28; He was pierced (Dawn); Meekness and majesty (Kendrick).

: Pankhiraj

A four-part comedy by Tanika Gupta.
1: The Wedding. Three generations of women collide at a family wedding. with Vinny Dhillon , Shiv Grewal and Dominic Letts. Director Claire Grove Rpt


Comedy By: Tanika Gupta.
Unknown: Vinny Dhillon
Unknown: Shiv Grewal
Unknown: Dominic Letts.
Director: Claire Grove Rpt
Dida: Charubala Chokshi
Malati: Meera Syal
Sripuma: Souad Faress
Geoffrey: Geoffrey Beevers

: This Sceptr'd Isle

The history of Britain.
150: Mutiny in the Royal Navy For details see Monday

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray. Many of Britain's 50,000 squatters are women and their families. Tessa
Williams finds out why. Serial: Joyce Grenfell Requests the Pleasure (7) For details see Monday


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Joyce Grenfell

: From Our Own Correspondent

Producer Tony Grant


Producer: Tony Grant

: You and Yours

With Chris Choi.


Unknown: Chris Choi.

: Looking Forward to the Past

Paul Boateng MP discusses the lighter side of history with guests Larry Adler , Dr Sheila Anderson ,
Stephanie Cole and Matthew Parris. Producer Kathy Smith


Unknown: Paul Boateng
Unknown: Larry Adler
Unknown: Dr Sheila Anderson
Unknown: Stephanie Cole
Unknown: Matthew Parris.
Producer: Kathy Smith

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: One Moonlit Night

By Caradog Prichard. Translated and adapted by Philip Mitchell. An extraordinary and strange tale of an old man's return to his childhood village. with Sara Harris-Davies , Manon Edwards , John Pierce Jones and Gareth Lewis. Music by Andy Price. Director Foz Allan


Unknown: Caradog Prichard.
Adapted By: Philip Mitchell.
Unknown: Sara Harris-Davies
Unknown: Manon Edwards
Unknown: John Pierce Jones
Unknown: Gareth Lewis.
Music By: Andy Price.
Director: Foz Allan
The Man: Meredith Edwards
The Boy: Rhys Moore
Huw: Ian Pritchardjones
Moi: Arwyn Rhys Jones
Queen of the Black Lake: Clare Jsaac
Jenny Topfleld: Lowrie Mae

: The Afternoon Shift

With Daire Brehan. Peggy's Ambulance Peggy Wood runs a free ambulance service from Kent to Great Ormond
Street. Sara Parker hitches a ride.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.
Unknown: Peggy Wood
Unknown: Sara Parker

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen reviews the staging of Sondheim's new musical Passion and investigates an unusual reading of Belshazzar's Feast.
Producer Beaty Rubens. Rvsd rpt 9.30pm


Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Beaty Rubens.

: Short Story: Steeplejacks

By Michael McLaverty. When steeplejack Tim Rooney arrives to repair the brickworks' chimney, he realises that it is going to be some time before his young assistant gets the confidence to follow in his footsteps. Read by Mark Mulholland. Producer Roland Jaquarello


Unknown: Michael McLaverty.
Unknown: Tim Rooney
Read By: Mark Mulholland.
Producer: Roland Jaquarello

: PM

With Chris Lowe and Jackie Hardgrave.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Jackie Hardgrave.

: Darling You Were Marvellous

From the Pleasance, London,
Sandi Toksvig hosts the improvised show as panellists Neil Mullarkey , Phill Jupitus , Richard Vranch and Andy Smart delve into all things theatrical. Producer Aled Evans


Unknown: Sandi Toksvig
Unknown: Neil Mullarkey
Unknown: Phill Jupitus
Unknown: Richard Vranch
Unknown: Andy Smart
Producer: Aled Evans

: News

: The Archers

The Grundy enterprise grows. Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: Soundtrack

Unnatural Family Ties. The stories of three mothers who have experienced violence at the hands of their children:
Cheryl whose 4-year-old son throws uncontrollable tantrums, Lisa whose 16-year-old has assaulted her, and Anne, battered by her grown-up son. These mothers and their sons chart recent attempts to break the cycle of aggression disrupting their daily lives. A Kilroy Television Company production

: Analysis

Russian Roulette
As Russia prepares for its presidential election, the reform programme seems to have stalled, corruption is rife, and the conflict in Chechnya drags on. Ngaire Woods asks where power now lies in Russia and considers whether the West has any responsibility for what has gone wrong.
Producer Anthony Dworkin. 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: Ngaire Woods
Producer: Anthony Dworkin.

: Stranger than Fiction

In the six weeks leading up to Easter, writers consider the enduring story of Christ's suffering and death.
5: Novelist and broadcaster Melvyn Bragg describes how his changing relationship with the Gospel stories reflects developments in his faith. Producer Roger Childs


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Roger Childs

: Does He Take Sugar?

Presented by Frederick Dove.
Producer Colin Hughes. FACTSHEET: send sae to [address removed]. E-MAIL: DHTSUGAR@bh.bbc.co.uk


Presented By: Frederick Dove.
Producer: Colin Hughes.

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Picnic at Hanging Rock

By Joan Lindsay. Part 9. For details see Monday


Unknown: Joan Lindsay.

: George Melly's Owning Up

.. .to Raving. Comedy and jazz on the road in the 1950s. In the first of Joe Dunlop 's three-part dramatisation of George Melly 's autobiography, George and Mick decide to hold ajazz rave. Jazz by Mr George Melly himself and John Chilton 's Feetwarmers and Friends. with Charlotte Coleman , Robert Bathurst. Rupert Holliday Evans. Danny Peacock , and Stephen Tompkinson. Director Jonathan Ruffle A Limelight Radio production


Unknown: Joe Dunlop
Unknown: George Melly
Unknown: Mr George Melly
Unknown: John Chilton
Unknown: Charlotte Coleman
Unknown: Robert Bathurst.
Unknown: Rupert Holliday Evans.
Unknown: Danny Peacock
Unknown: Stephen Tompkinson.
Director: Jonathan Ruffle
Young George Melly: Steve Steen
Mick Mulligan: Gary Olsen

: Utopia and Other Destinations

Repeated from Saturday 6.50pm

: News

: The Late Book: Metroland

By Julian Barnes. Part 9. For details see Monday


Unknown: Julian Barnes.

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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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