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: Bells on Sunday

From Holy Trinity Church, Skipton, Yorkshire.
Repeated at 12.20am

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Mark Tully talks to Professor Richard Dawkins about his views on evolution. Producer Beverley McAinsh Repeated at 11.15pm


Talks: Mark Tully
Unknown: Professor Richard Dawkins
Producer: Beverley McAinsh

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Oliver Walston uncovers the agricultural history of Ulster. Producer Alasdair Cross


Unknown: Oliver Walston
Producer: Alasdair Cross

: Sunday

Gerry Northam presents religious news.
8.00 News 8.10 Sunday Papers
Producer Phil Pegum. PHONE: [address removed] WRITE TO: Sunday. Room 5031. BBC North, PO Box 27, Manchester M60 1SJ E-MAIL: sunday@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Gerry Northam
Producer: Phil Pegum.

: Rabbi Julia Neuberger

speaks for the Week's Good Cause about a charity which fights for racial equality and social justice.
DONATIONS TO: The Runnymede Trust. [address removed]
CREDIT CARDS: (0181) [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

Repeated from Friday

: Morning Service

From the Frinton Free Church, Essex, led by the Rev David Hibbin , with the Rev David Beer. Isaiah 40, w21-31, Romans 8, wl8-27; Give to Our God Immortal Praise: Great Is Thy
Faithfulness: As the Deer Pants for the Water; Give Thanks; God Is Our Strength and Refuge. Director of music the Rev Derek Moon.


Unknown: David Hibbin
Unknown: David Beer.
Unknown: Derek Moon.

: The Archers

: Mediumwave

Sheena McDonald examines the arguments for and against a Freedom of Information Act.
Editor Sarah Eldridge. Repeated Tuesday llpm


Unknown: Sheena McDonald
Editor: Sarah Eldridge.

: A View from Abroad

Six international writers explore aspects of Britain.
4: In Praise of Sinistrality. Ghanaian writer Ama Ata Aidoo examines British attitudes to left-handedness. Producer Kate McAII


Producer: Kate McAii

: In the Psychiatrist's Chair

In the last of the series, Professor Anthony Clare interviews Brian Masters about the origins of his preoccupation with good and evil. Producer Michael Ember
Repeated Wednesday 9.05am


Unknown: Anthony Clare
Unknown: Brian Masters
Producer: Michael Ember

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Gardeners' Question Time

Nigel Colborn , Bob Flowerdew and Pippa Greenwood answer questions posed by Devonian gardeners. Producer Trevor Taylor
Repeated Wednesday 11.30am


Unknown: Nigel Colborn
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: Summer Serial: The Scarlet Letter: 1

Nathaniel Hawthorne 's powerful story set in 17th-century Boston, dramatised in two parts by Greg Snow.
Hester Prynne stands on the scaffold awaiting her execution. Her sin is adultery, but who should take the place by her side? with Nigel Anthony , Michael Maloney , John Webb. Aubrey Woods , Siriol Jenkins. Melinda Walker, Federay Holmes , Eric Allan , John Church. David Holt and Julian Rhind-Tutt . Director Tracey Neale Repeat


Writer: Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Hester Prynne: Deborah Rndlay
Pearl: Caroline Graham
Roger Chillingworth: Nigel Anthony
Arthur Dimmesdale: Michael Maloney
Reverend John Wilson: John Webb
Governor Bellingham: Aubrey Woods
Mistress Cork: Siriol Jenkins
Goodwife Spivey/Widow Whitehead: Melinda Walker
Goodwife Purvis/Alice: Federay Holmes
Master Cadbury: Eric Allan
Brackett, the Jailor: John Church
Beadle/Sexton: David Holt
Man/Servant: Julian Rhind-Tutt

: Pick of the Week

Repeated from Friday

: The Rupee Revolution

Politics. The second of two programmes, presented by political economist Rathin Roy. The nineties have seen the demise of India's Gandhi dynasty and the Congress party. The country is now run by broad coalitions and regional parties. But extremism and corruption are hindering progress. Producer Rosie Goldsmith


Unknown: Rathin Roy.
Producer: Rosie Goldsmith

: American Beauty: From the Glitter to the Gulch

The Grand Canyon. Roger McGough and Pete McCarthy drive 300 miles across Arizona's desert, and come face-to-face with rattlesnakes. Producer Sara Jane Hall Repeat


Unknown: Roger McGough
Unknown: Pete McCarthy
Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: Poetry Please!

In the second of two programmes,
Sarah Maguire explores Cornish poetry, and DM Thomas reads his own work. Producer Rob Ketteridge


Unknown: Sarah Maguire
Unknown: Dm Thomas
Producer: Rob Ketteridge

: Roxburgh's Russia

The last in the four-part series on modern Russia. 4: Eternal Russia
Repeated from Friday 9.45am

: Out of the Fire

BBC foreign affairs editor John Simpson presents a four-part series in which people recount an event which forced them into exile. 2: Wole Soyinka. The Nigerian Nobel Prize winner describes the dangerous mission he undertook to stop the Biafran War, and the violent clashes following elections that led to his conviction for high treason. Producer Marc Jobst


Editor: John Simpson
Unknown: Wole Soyinka.
Producer: Marc Jobst

: Tales from the Bog End Road

The final part of Jenny McDade 's drama. 4: The Two Ronnies. A wedding in the Cunliffe family clashes with Veronica's chance to be a footballing superstar. with Paul Barber , Elaine Pyke ,
Alexandra Spencer-Jones , Joanna Monro , Shirley Dixon , Steven Webb and Mark Bonnar Director Sally Avens Repeat


Unknown: Jenny McDade
Unknown: Paul Barber
Unknown: Elaine Pyke
Unknown: Alexandra Spencer-Jones
Unknown: Joanna Monro
Unknown: Shirley Dixon
Unknown: Steven Webb
Unknown: Mark Bonnar
Director: Sally Avens
Veronica Cunliffe: Claire Reid
Mum: Pamela Power
Father Huge: Richard Tate

: Breakaway

Repeated from yesterday 9.30am

: Open University

8.00 New Curiosity Shop - the Table
8.30 Women in Gear - It's History
9.00 The Rational Amusement 9.20
Re-viewing the Family 9.40 The Jewish Enigma: Exodus

: The Natural History Programme

Repeated from Friday

: That's History

Repeated from yesterday

: Fourth Column Revisited

John Diamond reaps Fourth Column's collected wit on the subject of death. Producer Brian King


Unknown: John Diamond

: Costing the Earth

Jeremy Cherfas presents the series on the environment. 4: Environmental ProtestRepeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Jeremy Cherfas

: News

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts investigates robots in the operating theatre.
Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Geoff Watts

: Out of Order

Another chance to hear Patrick Hannan chair the political quiz with team captains Michael White and Austin Mitchell MP and guests Baroness
Castle of Blackburn and Steven Norris.
Written by Michael Dines
Producer Ann Jobson Repeat


Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Unknown: Michael White
Unknown: Steven Norris.
Written By: Michael Dines
Producer: Ann Jobson

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.10am

: News

: Bells on Sunday

Repeated from 5.50am

: Late Story: Getting Even

By SH Vatsayan (Ajneya), read by Saeed Jaffrey.
Producer Kristine Landon-Smith


Read By: Saeed Jaffrey.
Producer: Kristine Landon-Smith

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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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