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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Roger Hutchings.


Unknown: Roger Hutchings.

: Today

With Alex Brodie and Sue MacGregor.
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Rabbi Lionel Blue.


Unknown: Alex Brodie
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Lionel Blue.

: Screwtape Letters

Part 2.
For details see yesterday

: News

: Call Jeremy Harris: ([number removed]

Your chance to talk to Jeremy Harris and his guest on an issue of the moment.
Producer Bruce Whitney Low LINES OPEN from 8am


Unknown: Jeremy Harris
Producer: Bruce Whitney Low

: Tales from the Back of Beyond

The second of six programmes featuring travellers' tales. The British Army has relied on tough Gurkha soldiers throughout many wars. But what impact has recruitment had in Nepal? An expedition into the Nepalese hills discovers that traditional village life is being affected. Producer Neil Walker Repeated Sunday at 5pm


Producer: Neil Walker

: Daily Service

Take up Thy Cross (Breslau); Mark 8, w31-38; The Summons
(Kelvingrove); 0 Jesus, I Have
Promised (Day of Rest). Director of music Darius Battiwalla.


Music: Darius Battiwalla.

: On This Day

Some of the news, stories and events of exactly 50 years ago today, with Geoffrey Wheeler. Police investigate a strange skeleton found in a pothole in North Yorkshire, and a mystery Austin car is shipped to America.


Unknown: Geoffrey Wheeler.

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray.
Serial: Larry's Party, by Carol Shields , abridged in 13 parts by Doreen Estall. Read by William Hope. Parti. For details see yesterday


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Carol Shields
Unknown: Doreen Estall.
Read By: William Hope.

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts examines how a bag of fluid and a short plastic tube can replace an intestine. Producer Olive Clancy
Repeated Sunday 10.15pm E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Olive Clancy

: You and Yours

With Lesley Riddoch.


Unknown: Lesley Riddoch.

: Wordly Wise

Peter Hobday presents the final edition of the word-based panel game, with guests Kevin Greening ,
Joe Melia , Brian Sewell and Kay Stonham. Producer Mark Tonderai


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Kevin Greening
Unknown: Joe Melia
Unknown: Brian Sewell
Unknown: Kay Stonham.
Producer: Mark Tonderai

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Fi Sci - Fiction Science Not Science Fiction

The Water Babies. When
Charles Kingsley told of a young boy who fell into a stream and became a water-baby, he was writing more than a fairy tale. Darwin's The Origin of Species had sent shock waves through Victorian society just four years earlier. Geneticist Steve Jones talks to AS Byatt and Stephen Jay Gould about how Kingsley's book can be read as an evolutionary tale. Producer Erika Wright


Unknown: Charles Kingsley
Talks: Steve Jones
Talks: Stephen Jay Gould
Producer: Erika Wright

: Inventing Beethoven

The first of a four-part series in which concert pianist David Owen Norris talks to guests about changing interpretations of composers and their works. This week he discusses
Beethoven with scholar Elizabeth
Norman McKay and Lindsay Quartet violinist Peter Cropper. Producer Virginia Crompton


Pianist: David Owen Norris
Unknown: Norman McKay
Violinist: Peter Cropper.
Producer: Virginia Crompton

: The Afternoon Shift

Introduced by Daire Brehan.


Introduced By: Daire Brehan.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Fred D'Aguiar discusses the themes and resonances of his new book
Feeding the Ghosts. Producer Mohit Bakaya
Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Fred D'Aguiar
Producer: Mohit Bakaya

: Short Story: On the Fringe - At Home with the Van De Bergs

Johnny Meres writes and performs the surreal tale of a Belgian family who suddenly discover they possess extraordinary talents.
Producer David Jackson Young


Producer: David Jackson Young

: PM

With Charlie Lee-Potter and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Rent

By Lucy Flannery. 2: Maria needs a day out, so Paul has to look after the baby. But can he be trusted?
Producer Liz Anstee Repeat


Unknown: Lucy Flannery.
Producer: Liz Anstee
Maria: Barbara Flynn
Richard: Patrick Barlow
Amy: Linda Polan
Ruby: Vivienne Rochester
Paul: Dave Lamb
Mother: Sally Grace
Doctor: Sally Grace
Checkout girl: Sarah Parkinson
Nurse: Sarah Parkinson

: News

: The Archers

Chris finds her culprit.
Repeated tomorrow 1.40pm

: Relative Values

Michael O'Donnell returns with four portraits of contemporary family life. 1: The Hutsons of Colchester
Nature or nurture? Vic Hutson threw bricks at Oswald Mosley , son Adrian earns his living playing Mr Punch , and granddaughter Ellenor protests up trees.
Producers Sue Foster and Joanna Rahim Repeated Saturday at 5pm


Unknown: Michael O'Donnell
Unknown: Vic Hutson
Unknown: Oswald Mosley
Unknown: Mr Punch
Unknown: Joanna Rahim

: Science Now

Anna Grayson presents a weekly review of discoveries and developments in science.
Repeated from Saturday 4.30pm E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Anna Grayson

: The Detective

The culprit is long gone, but all the evidence required remains at the crime scene. Sue Nelson looks at the latest in forensic science.
Producer Anne McNaught


Producer: Anne McNaught

: In Touch

Peter White with news, views and information for visually impaired people. Producer Karen Turner
PHONE: [number removed]
FACTSHEET: send large sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Karen Turner

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat from 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Allan Little.


Unknown: Allan Little.

: Book at Bedtime: Midnight's Children

By Salman Rushdie. Part 12. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Salman Rushdie.

: Mediumwave

Repeated from Sunday 11.15am

: The New Europeans

David Neil Lodge presents six views of life in a European city through the eyes of one of its British residents.
1: Palermo. Having had his first heart attack at the age of 32, David Russell gave up his well-paid job and tieaded out to Palermo, a city riddled with crime, corruption and unemployment. He has found that he prefers living on little money in this beautiful but dilapidated city.
Producer Vibeke Venema Repeat


Unknown: David Neil Lodge
Unknown: David Russell

: News

: The Late Book: The Woman and the Ape

By Peter Hoeg. Part 2. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Peter Hoeg.

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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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