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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

: Prayer for the Day

With the Very Rev David Chillingworth.


Unknown: David Chillingworth.

: Today

With James Naughtie at the Labour Conference in Blackpool 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.

: A Moment's Liberty

The diaries of Virginia Woolf.
4: The War. The devastating effect that the Second World War had on Virginia Woolf's mental health. For details see Monday


Unknown: Virginia Woolf.

: 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. Producer Paul Quinn


Unknown: Conor Gearty
Producer: Paul Quinn

: Daily Service

With Weiispnng. Be Still, for the Presence (Evans): Zechariah 6. w 1-8; Your Divine Presence (Iona); Ruah
(Trad). Director of music Sally Thomton.


Music: Sally Thomton.

: King Solomon's Carpet

By Barbara Vine. adapted in four parts by Nick Fisher.
2: Sledging the District. Danger lies in store for jasper. with Martin Keily. Alice Arnold. Christopher Scon. Chris Pavlo and Alex Lowe. Musicians Polly Hewett. Roland Robert and Christine Messiter jirector Marion Nancarrow


Unknown: Barbara Vine.
Unknown: Nick Fisher.
Unknown: Martin Keily.
Unknown: Alice Arnold.
Unknown: Christopher Scon.
Unknown: Chris Pavlo
Unknown: Alex Lowe.
Musicians: Polly Hewett.
Musicians: Roland Robert
Musicians: Christine Messiter
Unknown: Marion Nancarrow
Alice: Kate Fenwick
Axel: Mark Strong
Tom: Jonathan Cullen
Jarvis: Kim Wall
Cecilia: Ann Beach
Daphne: Llnda Polan
Jasper: Stuart Morris
Bienvida: Verity Waite
Damon: James Bell

: On This Day

Today s news from 50 years ago. For details see Monday

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray meets the actress Claire Bloom and reveals ten more best men. Serial: Anna Karenina (24) For details see Monday


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Anna Karenina

: From Our Own Correspondent

Producer Tony Grant


Producer: Tony Grant

: You and Yours

: Questions of Taste

Chris Kelly hosts the lighthearted culinary quiz. featuring top Italian food expert Valentina Harris. Producer Maria Esposito


Unknown: Chris Kelly
Unknown: Valentina Harris.
Producer: Maria Esposito

: The WorM at One

With Nick Clarke at the Labour Party Conference in Blackpool and James Cox in London.


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: James Cox

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Blood of the Ring Finger

By Jane Cassidy. A widow finds herself the victim of a witch hunt in County Down at the turn of the century. Based on a true story.
Music composed by Jane Cassidy
Performed by Jane Cassidy and Neil Martin Director Pam Brighton


Unknown: Jane Cassidy.
Composed By: Jane Cassidy
Unknown: Jane Cassidy
Unknown: Neil Martin
Director: Pam Brighton
Johanna Donnan: Marie Jones
Agnes Donnan: Nora Mullan
John: Des McAleer
Margaret: Stella McCusker
Michael: Robert Donovan
Patrick: Brendan McNally
Fr Connolly: Jj Murphy
Mr Brady: Bj Hogg
MrsSloane: Susy Kelly
Mary Brady: Abigail McGibbon
Mr Morgan: Niall Cusack
Mr Cassidy: Trevor Moore
Woman at Wake: Margaret D'Arcy

: The Afternoon Shift

With Daire Brehan. Adam Jordan documents the second operation aimed at lengthening and straightening his leg.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.
Unknown: Adam Jordan

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Allen reviews a new staging of Lorca's Stood Wedding and talks to Ken Campbell about his new show Violin Time.
Producer Erika Wright. Revised repeat 9.30pm


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Ken Campbell
Producer: Erika Wright.

: Short Story: Love and Death in Languedoc

Five French tales written and read by the novelist Christopher Hope.
4: Ping! In the village of Kissac, Humph loses a father and gains a wife. For details see Monday


Unknown: Christopher Hope.

: PM

With Charlie Lee-Potter at the Labour
Party Conference in Blackpool and Peter Hunt in London.


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Peter Hunt

: I'm the Queen of Sheba

Ken Livingstone MP chairs a brand new panel game about lies and deceit. With guests Jeremy Hardy , Rebecca Front. Jim Sweeney and Fred MacAulay. Producer Jon Naismith


Unknown: Ken Livingstone
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Rebecca Front.
Unknown: Jim Sweeney
Unknown: Fred MacAulay.
Producer: Jon Naismith

: News

: The Archers

Three's a crowd.
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: Across the Desert of Death

A joint Anglo-Chinese team sets out to make the first crossing of the Taklamakan, known locally as the "desert of death". Recorded as it happened, this is their story of unimaginable hardship. illness, and rows between members of the team. Producer Simon Elmes Repeat


Producer: Simon Elmes

: 20/20: a View of the Century

The penultimate programme in John Tusa 's series offering a personal perspective on the last 100 years.
9: Talking. John Tusa discovers how fragile the word is up against the might of modern communications. Producer Philip Sellars


Unknown: John Tusa
Unknown: John Tusa
Producer: Philip Sellars

: The Writer's Day Out

The series in which writers become reporters for the day. This week. author Richard Francis takes up the challenge. Producer John Goudie


Unknown: Richard Francis
Producer: John Goudie

: Does He Take Sugar?

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


Presented By: Frederick Dove.
Producer: Colin Hughes

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Jeremy Harris in London and Robin Lustig at the Labour Conference in Blackpool.


Unknown: Jeremy Harris
Unknown: Robin Lustig

: Book at Bedtime: The Great Gatsby

Part 9.
For details see Monday

: Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter

The final part of Mario Vargas Llosa 's comic novel dramatised by Lee Hall. Will Julia marry Mario and risk the wrath of the family? Will Mario ever have a chance to revise? with Joanna Monro. Elaine Pyke. loan Meredith and Colleen Prendergast. Director Sally Avens


Unknown: Mario Vargas Llosa
Dramatised By: Lee Hall.
Unknown: Joanna Monro.
Unknown: Elaine Pyke.
Unknown: Colleen Prendergast.
Director: Sally Avens
Mario: Tom Hollander
Aunt Julia: Siobhan Redmond
Pedro Camacho: John Sessions
Javier: Alex Lowe
DrQuinteros: Sean Baker
Genaro Junior: Kim Wall
Genaro Senior: Jonathan Adams
Lucho/Grocio Prado: Christopher Scott
Pascual/Abril: Robert Harper

: Offspring

Repeated from Saturday 6.50pm

: News

: The Late Book: Nico - Songs They Never Play on the Radio

By James Young. Part 4.
For details see Monday


Unknown: James Young.

About this project

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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