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: Today

With John Humphrys , Sue MacGregor.
6.25 Prayer for the Day With the Rev Roy Jenkins.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With the Rt Rev Jim Thompson.
Editor Jon Barton LETTERS: Today, PO Box 2299, London W1A 1PY. FAX: (0171) [number removed]E-MAIL: today@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Roy Jenkins.
Unknown: Jim Thompson.
Editor: Jon Barton

: News

: Desert Island Discs

With comedy writer Andy Hamilton. Repeated from Sunday 12.15pm


Unknown: Andy Hamilton.

: Feedback Post-Election Special

With Chris Dunkley.
Producer Viv Black WRITE TO: Feedback,
PO Box 2100. London W1A 1QT. FAX: (0171) [number removed]. E-MAIL: feedback@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Chris Dunkley.
Producer: Viv Black

: Take Out Your Bagnall and Swithin

Starting among the packed shelves of a major national collection, Ian McMillan journeys through the fascinating world of the school textbook over the course of its hundred-year existence. On the way, he meets readers with both loving and bitter memories of the books that all of us have had to read, and writers of contemporary texts who reveal the pleasures and pitfalls of writing for today's pupils. Producer Dave Sheasby


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Producer: Dave Sheasby

: On This Day

The news of 50 years ago.
Speculation mounts over who will be the next owner of the famous Hope Diamond. Will they too fall victim to the curse that is said to accompany it?


Unknown: Hope Diamond.

: Woman's Hour

With Wendy Austin. Serial: The Portrait of a Lady (20). For details see Monday


Unknown: Wendy Austin.

: The World at One Election Results Special

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: You and Yours

Mark Whittaker presents reports on consumer and social affairs. Editor Chris Burns
PHONE: (0171) [number removed]to raise issues for investigation


Unknown: Mark Whittaker
Editor: Chris Burns

: The Food Programme

With Derek Cooper. Producer Sheila Dillon
Revised 7.20pm


Unknown: Derek Cooper.
Producer: Sheila Dillon

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Classic Serial: Rogue Herries

By Hugh Walpole , dramatised in four parts by Eric Pringle. 2: Forty-Five
Francis encounters Mirabell again and his fate is sealed. Meanwhile, the rebels are at the gates of Carlisle. Repeated from Sunday 2.30pm


Unknown: Hugh Walpole
Unknown: Eric Pringle.

: The Afternoon Shift

With Laurie Taylor and guests.


Unknown: Laurie Taylor

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Tim Marlow visits Kettles Yard in Cambridge, where sculptor-in-steel John Gibbons is exhibiting. Plus the opening of the new Peter Whelan play Overture in Newcastle-under-Lyme. Producer Edwina Wolstencroft


Unknown: Tim Marlow
Unknown: John Gibbons
Unknown: Peter Whelan
Producer: Edwina Wolstencroft

: Short Story: Election Night

By Sonia Lambert , read by Eve Karpf . Producer Alex Burrett


Unknown: Sonia Lambert
Read By: Eve Karpf
Producer: Alex Burrett

: PM

With Charlie Lee-Potter and Chris Lowe.
Editor Kevin Marsh
WRITE TO: PM Letterline, BBC Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA PHONE: (0171) [number removed]


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Growing Spaces

Gardening magazine. This week, presenter Edi Stark and guests
Professor David Stevens and garden designer Bunny Guinness - author of Family Gardens - explore gardening for children and ask if gardeners and children can share the same plot. Celebrated young garden designer
Cleve West exchanges views with his mentor John Brookes , and Dr Shirley Sherwood , patron of the botanic art revival, reveals her garden inspirations. Producer Annie Malcolm
Repeated Sunday 9.00pm


Unknown: Professor David Stevens
Designer: Bunny Guinness
Designer: Cleve West
Unknown: John Brookes
Unknown: Dr Shirley Sherwood
Producer: Annie Malcolm

: News

: The Archers

Good news for David.

(Repeated Monday 1.40pm)
Archers Addicts fan club: send sae to [address removed]


Writer: Caroline Harrington
Director: David Ian Neville
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Elizabeth Pargetter: Alison Dowling
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Debbie Aldridge: Tamsin Greig
Jack Woolley: Arnold Peters
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Kathy Perks: Hedli Niklaus
JoeGrundy: Edward Kelsey
Clarrie Grundy: Rosalind Adams
Caroline Pemberton: Sara Coward
Lynda Snell: Carole Boyd
Bert Fry: Eric Allan
Graham Ryder: Malcolm McKee

: Pick of the Week

Chris Serle presents his selection of extracts from BBC radio and television over the past seven days. Producer Julian Hale
Repeated Sunday 3.30pm
PHONE: (0171) [number removed](24 hours) FAX: (0171) [number removed]E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Chris Serle
Producer: Julian Hale

: Any Questions?

Baroness Jay, John Redwood , Lord
Holme and Anthony Howard tackle the issues raised in Horley, Surrey. Chairman Jonathan Dimbleby. Producer Nadine Grieve
Repeated tomorrow 1.10pm


Unknown: John Redwood
Unknown: Anthony Howard
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Nadine Grieve

: The Front

A four-part series about people and pretence. 2: RelationshipsReporter Sara Parker. Producer Sukey Firth


Reporter: Sara Parker.

: Letter from America

Alistair Cooke with another slice of Americana.
Repeated Sunday 9.15am


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Kaleidoscope Feature Allez Lille!

Laurence Phillips wonders what we can learn from the French city of Lille. Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm


Unknown: Laurence Phillips

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig. Editor Anne Koch


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Editor: Anne Koch

: Book at Bedtime: One of Ours

By Willa Cather. Part 9. For details see Monday


Unknown: Willa Cather.

: Week Ending

The topical comedy sketch show that adds a liberal dose of humour to the week's news. With Sally Grace , Dave Lamb and Sarah Parkinson.
Producer Jo Clegg
Repeated tomorrow at 6.25pm


Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Dave Lamb
Unknown: Sarah Parkinson.
Producer: Jo Clegg

: Fourth Column

A quizzical look at life from the essayists with attitude. Presented by John Diamond.
Producer Brian King


Presented By: John Diamond.

: The New Recruit

A four-part series in which old and new hands compare notes.
3: Refuse Collector. Black bags and central heating changed the bin man's life for ever. Recently retired Eric Mortiboys talks to new recruit
Ian Tyrell about the days when they had regular tea stops, metal bins and ash. Producer Lucy Lunt Repeat


Talks: Eric Mortiboys
Unknown: Ian Tyrell
Producer: Lucy Lunt

: News

: The Late Book: High Fidelity

By Nick Hornby. Part 9.


Unknown: Nick Hornby.

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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.

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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