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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Today

With James Naughtie at the Liberal Democrats' Conference in Brighton and John Humphrys in London.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Paul Johns.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Paul Johns.

: The Swiss Family Perelman

By SJ Perelman. 4: Pickle-Puss in Seven-League Boots For details see Monday

: News

: Face the Facts

Repeated from yesterday 7.20pm

: Common Ground

Conor Gearty chairs the discussion Programme that attempts to find a common ground between two apparently irreconcilable positions.
3: How Common Is Our Ground? Kate Ashbrook , chairwoman of the Ramblers Association, and Martin Gillibrand of the Moorland Association discuss walkers' rights. Producer Paul Quinn


Unknown: Conor Gearty
Unknown: Kate Ashbrook
Unknown: Martin Gillibrand
Producer: Paul Quinn

: Daily Service

All Creatures of Our God and King (Easter Song); 2 Corinthians 9, w6-15; Give Almes of Thy Goods (Tye); Come Ye Thankful People, Come (St George's,
Windsor). Director of music Chris Stokes.


Music: Chris Stokes.

: King Solomon's Carpet

By Barbara Vine (a pen name of Ruth Rendell ), adapted by Nick Fisher. For Jarvis and Busker Tom , the attraction of the old school house is that it's near the underground. For Alice, it's an escape from a painful past. With Elaine Pyke and Alex Lowe. Musicians Polly Hewett , Roland Robert and Christine Messiter. Director Manon Nancarrow


Unknown: Barbara Vine
Unknown: Ruth Rendell
Adapted By: Nick Fisher.
Unknown: Busker Tom
Unknown: Elaine Pyke
Unknown: Alex Lowe.
Musicians: Polly Hewett
Musicians: Roland Robert
Musicians: Christine Messiter.
Director: Manon Nancarrow
Jarvis: Kim Wall
Tom: Jonathan Cullen
Alice: Kate Fenwick
Axel: Mark Strong
Jasper: Stuart Morris
Bienvida: Verity Watte
Tina: Alice Arnold
Cecilia: Ann Beach
Peter: Christopher Scott
Woman on Train: Colleen Prendergast
Alice's Mother: Shirley Dixon
Ivan: Cris Pavlo

: On This Day

Today's news from 50 years ago. The Nuremberg trials come to an end. For details see Monday

: Woman's Hour

Riding high on the success of Waiting to Exhale, the writer Terry McMillan talks to Jenni Murray about romance, success and her new novel How Stella Got Her Groove Back. Serial: Anna Karenina (19) For details see Monday


Talks: Terry McMillan
Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Anna Karenina

: From Our Own Correspondent


: You and Yours

With Lesley Riddoch.


Unknown: Lesley Riddoch.

: Questions of Taste

Chris Kelly returns with a six-part series of the lighthearted food and drink panel game.
Written by Simon Bullivant Producer Maria Esposito


Unknown: Chris Kelly
Written By: Simon Bullivant
Producer: Maria Esposito

: The World at One

Nick Clarke with the Liberal Democrats in Brighton and James Cox in London.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Lost

By Bob Hescott. 1950 - and four
Jewish teenagers remember the night they were rounded up in Prague and kept in the town hall until they could be transported to Auschwitz.
With members of the Nottingham Central Junior Workshop. Director Brian Lighthill


Unknown: Bob Hescott.
Director: Brian Lighthill
Miriam: Nadia Sparham
Esta: Kerry Stacey
Stefan: Jeremy Colton
Miklos: Purshotam Rai
Guard: Rob Swinton

: The Afternoon Shift

With Daire Brehan and the second of this week's Fresh Airwinners,


Unknown: Daire Brehan

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen sees a new production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Ibsen's A Doll's House. Producer Hilary Dunn
Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Hilary Dunn

: Short Story: The Maltese

By Tom Reid. A provincial librarian's dull life is invigorated by an exotic woman. Read by Mark Mulholand. Producer Roland Jaquarello


Unknown: Tom Reid.
Read By: Mark Mulholand.
Producer: Roland Jaquarello

: PM

With Chris Lowe and Peter Hunt.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Peter Hunt.

: John Shuttleworth's Open House

John Shuttleworth leaves his door open in the hope that an international star may pop in. Recorded at the Edinburgh Festival.
Written and performed by Graham Fellows Producer Paul Schlesinger


Unknown: John Shuttleworth
Producer: Paul Schlesinger

: News

: The Archers

Joe's not himself.
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: Can't You Take a Joke?

Women in the Police
After a series of high profile sexual harassment cases, Janet Cohen asks why so few woman police officers make their case, in this World Tonight special. She talks to both men and women on the front line of the force as to why attitudes towards female colleagues are so slow to change. Producer Judith Melby


Unknown: Janet Cohen
Producer: Judith Melby

: 20/20: a View of the Century

John Tusa continues his personal perspective on the last 100 years. 8: Loving. No century has been able to be so free in its public and private expression of passion as the 20th. Producers Suzanne Levy and Philip Sellars Repeat


Unknown: John Tusa
Producers: Suzanne Levy

: The Writer's Day Out

Writers best known for creating fiction become reporters for the day. First to take up the challenge is novelist and poet Michele Roberts , whose book Daughters of the House was nominated for the Booker Prize. Producer John Goudie


Unknown: Michele Roberts
Producer: John Goudie

: Does He Take Sugar?

Presented by Frederick Dove. Producer Colin Hughes
E-MAIL: dhtsugar@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: The Great Gatsby

Part four of F Scott Fitzgerald 's classic. For details see Monday


Unknown: Scott Fitzgerald

: Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter

Mario Vargas Llosa 's comic novel dramatised in six parts by Lee Hall.
5: Mario and Julia's affair spirals out of control.
With Kim Wall , Jonathan Adams , Christopher Scott , Robert Harper , Joanna Monro and Elaine Pyke. Director Sally Avens


Unknown: Mario Vargas Llosa
Unknown: Lee Hall.
Unknown: Kim Wall
Unknown: Jonathan Adams
Unknown: Christopher Scott
Unknown: Robert Harper
Unknown: Joanna Monro
Unknown: Elaine Pyke.
Director: Sally Avens
Mario: Tom Hollander
Aunt Julia: Siobhan Redmond
Pedro Camacho: John Sessions
Javier: Alex Lowe
DrQuinteros: Sean Baker

: Offspring

Repeated from Saturday 6.50pm

: News

: The Late Book: Amongst Women

By John McGahern. 9: Sheila weds. For details see Monday


Unknown: John McGahern.

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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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