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: Bells on Sunday

From St Mary the Virgin, Bowdon, Cheshire.
Repeated at 12.20am

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Mark Tully explores the Advent theme of light.
Producer Beveriey McAlnsh


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Beveriey McAlnsh

: News

: Sunday Papers

: The Living World

Gone with the Wind
Lionel Kelleway explores a sanctuary dedicated to the less colourful members of the plant family. Producer Simon Roberts


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Producer: Simon Roberts

: Sunday

Gerry Northam with religious news.
8.00 News 8.10 Sunday Papers Producer Phil Pegum
PHONE: (0161) [number removed]
WRITE TO: Sunday, Room 5031, BBC North, PO Box 27, Manchester
E-MAIL: sunday@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Gerry Northam
Producer: Phil Pegum

: Zeinab Badawi

speaks for the Week's Good Cause on behalf of a British charity that works in one of the poorest regions of Africa. DONATIONS TO: SOS SAHEL,[address removed]
CREDIT CARDS: (0181) [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

By Alistair Cooke. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Morning Service

Thy Kingdom Come - to the City
Morning Service for the first Sunday in Advent from Holburn Central Parish Church, Aberdeen with the Rev Alan McDonald and the Rev Mike Mair. 0 Come, 0 Come, Emmanuel; Hail to the Lord's Annointed; I Come Like a Beggar; The Day of the Lord Shall Come; Isaiah 64, wl-6; Mark 13, w28-37. Organist Ian Harris. Musical director Robert Howie.


Unknown: Alan McDonald
Unknown: Mike Mair.
Organist: Ian Harris.
Director: Robert Howie.

: The Archers

: Mediumwave

Vincent Hanna reviews the media.
Editor Leslie Robinson
Repeated Tuesday at 11.00pm


Unknown: Vincent Hanna
Editor: Leslie Robinson

: New Latinos

Six programmes in which
Clare Hampson meets British people who have made their homes in South
America. 5: Venezuela. An ex-Covent
Garden barrow boy discovers the vagaries of the oil business. Producer Sara Jane Hall


Unknown: Clare Hampson
Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: Desert Island Discs

This week's castaway is Bruce Forsyth. Producer Angie Nehring
Repeated Friday at 9.05am


Unknown: Bruce Forsyth.
Producer: Angie Nehring

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Gardeners' Question Time

Nigel Colborn , Pippa Greenwood and John Cushnie answer questions sent in by post. With chairman Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor
Repeated Wednesday at 11.30am


Unknown: Nigel Colborn
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: Classic Serial: My Brilliant Career: 2: Daughter of the Southern Cross

Miles Franklin's classic Australian novel, dramatised in two parts by Lavinia Murray.

Sybylla meets the man of her dreams.
(Repeated Friday at 2.00pm)


Author: Miles Franklin
Dramatised by: Lavinia Murray
Pianist: David R Smith
Director: Kate Rowland
Sybylla: Nicola Quilter
Harold: Stefan Dennis
Aunt Gussie/Mother: Judy Corwell
Frank: Louis Hilyer
Granny: Margaret Robertson
[Actor]: Kate Blackham
[Actor]: Darryl Forbes-Dawson
[Actor]: Terence Mann
[Actor]: Eills Hetherington
[Actor]: Hugh Paterson
[Actor]: Robert Lindsay
[Actor]: Brenna Paterson

: Pick of the Week

With Chris Serle. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Chris Serle.

: Analysis

Climate of Fear
Repeated from Thursday

: Wabton Goes Walkabout

3: Along the Rio Grande Repeated from Tuesday

: Poetry Please!

Gareth Owen reviews a selection of poetry released on cassette and CD. Producer Paul Dodgson


Unknown: Gareth Owen
Producer: Paul Dodgson

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley with listeners' comments, in the last of the series. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Chris Dunkley

: In Business

Top Class. Percey Barnevik is the manager of European firm ABB, one of the world's most successful companies. Peter Day looks at what makes a top company truly outstanding. Producer Colin Wilde


Unknown: Percey Barnevik
Producer: Colin Wilde

: Children's BBC Radio 4: Wizard of Oz

A three-part dramatisation of L Frank Baum 's classic tale of Dorothy's trip down the Yellow Brick Road.
Dramatised by Marcy Kahan. Music
Dominique Legendre. Director Sally Avens Repeat


Unknown: Frank Baum
Dramatised By: Marcy Kahan.
Music: Dominique Legendre.
Dorothy: Barbara Barnes
Scarecrow: Philip Franks
Tinman: Patrick Barlow
Lion: Bradley Lavelle
Wicked Witch: Maureen Lipman

: Booked!

Irreverent literary game.
Producer Rob Ketteridge Repeat


Producer: Rob Ketteridge

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Joanna Pinnock. Repeated from Friday


Presented By: Joanna Pinnock.

: Deutsch Plus

German language and culture. Producer Lore Windemuth
Part of the new BBC multimedia German course
8.30 Suenos - World Spanish 1
Robert Elms presents a series on the Spanish language. 9: Viaje
Producer Mick Webb Revised repeat
9.00 Suenos - World Spanish 2 Intermediate Spanish. Producer Mick Webb
With Mark Curry. 4: IPendolari Producer Nadine Welter
9.45 Voyage dans les Archives With Chantal Cuer.
Producer Merilyn Harris


Unknown: Robert Elms
Producer: Mick Webb
Producer: Mick Webb
Unknown: Mark Curry.
Producer: Nadine Welter
Producer: Merilyn Harris

: Making History

Repeated from yesterday 4.00pm

: The Board Game

Nigel Cassidy chairs the last quiz in the series. Producer Neil Koenig Repeat


Unknown: Nigel Cassidy
Producer: Neil Koenig

: Costing the Earth

With Mark Whittaker. Revised


Unknown: Mark Whittaker.

: News

: Medicine Now

Repeated from Tuesday

: Breakaway

Repeated from yesterday 9.30am

: In Committee

Presented by Sean Curran. Producer David Browne


Presented By: Sean Curran.
Producer: David Browne

: Seeds of Faith

Angela Tilby talks to four leading theologians from tonight's BBC1 series Lives of Jesus.
1: Tom Wright , Dean of Lichfield
Cathedral, talks about his struggle with depression. Producer Anna Cox
+ In Search of Jesus: page 35


Talks: Angela Tilby
Unknown: Tom Wright
Producer: Anna Cox

: News

: Bells on Sunday

Repeated from 5.50am

: Late Story: The Non Traditional Wife

By Leila Keys. Read by Shiv Grewal. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Leila Keys.
Read By: Shiv Grewal.

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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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