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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Dr Nigel Wright.


Unknown: Dr Nigel Wright.

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Colin Morris.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Colin Morris.

: News

: Call Nick Ross: [number removed]

A topical discussion.


Presenter: Nick Ross
Producer: Anne Peacock

: Daily Service

For St George 's Day, live from the Queen's Chapel of the Savoy. 0 worship the King (Hanover) Psalm 72; w 1-7; Blest are the pure in heart (Franconia)
The lord bless you and keep you (Rutter). Director of music Philip Berg.


Unknown: St George
Music: Philip Berg.

: Namaste Miss

Actress and writer Meera Syal casts a parental eye over the first independent Hindu school in the country. Meera, a Hindu herself, is looking for a school for her daughter Chaneli, but can the Swaminarayan school in Neasden, north London, prepare children for the harsh realities of life in 1990s Britain? Producer John Byrne. Rptd Sun 5.00pm


Unknown: Meera Syal
Producer: John Byrne.

: This Sceptr'd Isle

The history of Britain.
168: Wellington, Ireland and Peelers For details see yesterday

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray. Short story: The Garden of the Villa Mollini. David Timson begins reading
Rose Tremain 's story, abridged in two parts by Di Speirs.


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Villa Mollini.
Unknown: David Timson
Unknown: Rose Tremain
Unknown: Di Speirs.

: All in the Mind

Professor Anthony Clare has news for all compulsive shoppers: current research suggests that they are suffering from one of three forms of mania. Plus a discussion on the differing attitudes towards and beliefs about mental illness in Britain's white, Caribbean and Asian communities. Producer Ronni Davis. Rptd Sun 10.15pm


Presenter: Professor Anthony Clare
Producer: Ronni Davis.

: You and Yours

With Lesley Riddoch.


Unknown: Lesley Riddoch.

: Double Vision

Presented by Edward Enfield and Miles Kington. If it sounds as though they're being unusually civil to each other, it's because this is the last programme in the series, and they won't have to meet again until 6 July. A Tony Staveacre production


Presented By: Edward Enfield
Unknown: Tony Staveacre

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Books and Company

Repeated from Sunday 11.45am

: Comparing Notes with Brian Kay

Brian Kay considers the art of the musical arranger with two exponents - Daryl Runswick and Gordon Langford. Producer Andrew Mussett. Rptd Sat 11.00pm


Unknown: Brian Kay
Unknown: Daryl Runswick
Unknown: Gordon Langford.
Producer: Andrew Mussett.

: The Afternoon Shift

With Daire Brehan. A look at why the art of juggling is good for you. Editor Sharon Banoff
PHONE/ANSWERPHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: afternoon.shift@bbc.co.Lik


Unknown: Daire Brehan
Editor: Sharon Banoff

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan reads the novel John Updike says is his best yet. In the Beauty of the Lilies examines the crisis of faith in modern America.
Producer Robyn Read. Rvsd rpt 9.30pm


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: John Updike
Producer: Robyn Read.

: Short Story: The Ex-Magician from the Minhota Tavern

With his magical powers out of control, the magician gets a proper job.


Writer: Murilo Rubiao
Reader: Anthony Hyde
Producer: Felicity Goodall

: PM

With Chris Lowe and Charlie Lee-Potter .


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter

: Some Tame Gazelle

Elizabeth Proud's six-part dramatisation of Barbara Pym 's novel. 1: Belinda loves Henry, Harriet loves Mr Donne , and Agatha loves no-one but herself. Passions are roused amongst the cassocks. with Josephine Tewson and Geoffrey Matthews. Singers Harvey Brough. Phyllida Hancock and Mary Lincoln. Director of music Malcolm McKee. Producer Sioned William Rpt


Unknown: Barbara Pym
Unknown: Mr Donne
Unknown: Josephine Tewson
Singers: Geoffrey Matthews.
Singers: Harvey Brough.
Singers: Phyllida Hancock
Singers: Mary Lincoln.
Music: Malcolm McKee.
Producer: Sioned William
Harriet Bede: Miriam Margolyes
Belinda Bede: Hannah Gordon
Mr Donne: David Holt
Henry Hoccleve: Peter Jeffrey
Agatha Hoccleve: Elizabeth Proud

: News

: The Archers

Things begin to settle.
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: America Dreaming

A three-part World Tonight special tests the political mood of grassroots America.
1: Ain't No Reason to Be Poor.
Simon Dring hitches a ride with the repo man and travels across Iowa, where secure employment is a thing of the past. For many, the American Dream has all but disappeared.
Written by Simon Dring. Producer Judith Melby Editor Anne Koch


Unknown: Simon Dring
Written By: Simon Dring.
Producer: Judith Melby
Editor: Anne Koch

: Science Now

Repeated from Saturday 4.30pm

: Making Sense

Charles Handy meets people caught up in the changing world of work. In the third of four programmes, he keeps both feet firmly on the ground with a visit to Wigan, where coal and cotton have gone and the mill and canal are a tourist attraction. Producer Norman Winter


Producer: Norman Winter

: In Touch

With Peter White.
Producer Karen Turner. PHONE: [number removed]. FACTSHEET: send large sae to in Touch. [address removed]


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Karen Turner.

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Isabel Hilton.


Unknown: Isabel Hilton.

: Book at Bedtime: A Shropshire Lad

"In summertime on Bredon
The bells they sound so clear;
Round both the shires they ring them In steeples far and near, A happy noise to hear." For details see yesterday

: Mediumwave

The week's events in the media.
Repeated from Sunday 11.15am

: Word of Mouth

The programme about words and the way we speak.
2: Smart Talking
Russell Davies gets to grips with lipids, AHAs, moisturisers and other terms of the beauty industry. He also looks at the beauty of language itself with the linguist Professor Steven Pinker.
Producer Emma Kingsley Rpt


Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Steven Pinker.
Producer: Emma Kingsley

: News

: The Late Book: Lipstick on the Host

By Aidan Mathews. Part 2.
Meggie is a single, middle-aged Dublin teacher trying to remain buoyant and humorous in the face of hopeless educational policies at work and a social desert at home.
For details see yesterday


Unknown: Aidan Mathews.

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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.

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