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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Dr David Lapsley.


Unknown: Dr David Lapsley.

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Clive Lawton.


Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Clive Lawton.

: Personal History

Part 2.
For details see yesterday

: News

: Call Diana Madill: (0171) [number removed]

Your chance to talk to Diana Madill and her guest on an issue of the moment.
Producer Bruce Whitney Low LINES OPEN from 8am


Unknown: Diana Madill
Producer: Bruce Whitney Low

: Tales from the Back of Beyond

The third of six programmes featuring travellers' tales. Anthropologist Dr Jean Brown has been documenting the lives of the nomadic Pokot tribe of northern Kenya for 24 years. On her last trip, she records a way of life which is about to die out. Producer Neil Walker Repeated Sunday 5pm


Unknown: Dr Jean Brown
Producer: Neil Walker

: Daily Service

Lord, Thy Church on Earth Is Seeking (Abbot's Leigh); Genesis 2, wl5-17; Genesis 3, W17-19; Adam Lay Ye Bounden (Orde); Lord, for the Years (Lord of the Years). Director of music James Whitbourn.


Music: James Whitbourn.

: On This Day

The news of exactly 50 years ago today, with Geoffrey Wheeler.
The Grimethorpe miners' strike spreads, and Captain Cat's Eye
Cunningham snatches an air-speed record for Britain.


Unknown: Geoffrey Wheeler.

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray. Serial: Larry's Party. Part 6. For details see yesterday


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports on how a young artist survived the onslaught of lymphatic cancer, not once but twice. Producer Rami Tzabar. Repeated Sunday
10.15pm. E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Rami Tzabar.

: You and Yours

With Lesley Riddoch.


Unknown: Lesley Riddoch.

: Cross Questioned

The late Vincent Hanna gives the clues to Jane Bussman ,
David Quantick , Francis Wheen and Nick Yapp in the radio crossword puzzle. Producer Andy Aliffe and Barry Littlechild


Unknown: Vincent Hanna
Unknown: Jane Bussman
Unknown: David Quantick
Unknown: Francis Wheen
Unknown: Nick Yapp
Producer: Andy Aliffe
Producer: Barry Littlechild

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Fi Sci - Fiction Science Not Science Fiction

Aldous Huxley 's first American novel, After Many a Summer, is more than just a vicious satire of a society obsessed with ageing. His science was spot on - the importance of bacteria in the gut, the dangers of cholesterol, and the reasons we should eat fish. Geneticist Steve Jones re-examines the novel and asks whether mortality will ever be defied. Producer Erika Wright


Unknown: Aldous Huxley
Unknown: Steve Jones
Producer: Erika Wright

: Inventing Elgar

The second of four programmes in which pianist David Owen Norris talks to guests about changing interpretations of composers and their works. This week he discusses
Elgar with Jerrold Northrop Moore and Robert Walker.
Producer Virginia Crompton


Pianist: David Owen Norris
Unknown: Jerrold Northrop Moore
Unknown: Robert Walker.
Producer: Virginia Crompton

: The Afternoon Shift

Introduced by Daire Brehan.


Introduced By: Daire Brehan.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan reads the new
Saul Bellow novella The Actual, and talks to Claire Tomalin about an exhibition that celebrates the bicentenaries of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley at the Wordsworth Museum in Grasmere.
Producer Jackie Christie
Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: Saul Bellow
Unknown: Claire Tomalin
Unknown: Mary Wollstonecraft
Unknown: Mary Shelley
Unknown: Wordsworth Museum
Producer: Jackie Christie

: Short Story: Ways

By Edna O'Brien. Will Irish poet Nell find a way out of her loneliness while staying with her new friend in Vermont? Producer Myrtle Johnston


Unknown: Edna O'Brien.
Producer: Myrtle Johnston

: PM

With Charlie Lee-Potter and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Rent

Lucy Flannery 's sitcom in six parts. 3: There is havoc at the Reynolds household with preparations for the baby's naming ceremony. with Dave Lamb , Sally Grace and Chris Emmett. Producer Liz Anstee Repeat


Unknown: Lucy Flannery
Unknown: Dave Lamb
Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Chris Emmett.
Producer: Liz Anstee
Maria: Barbara Flynn
Richard: Patrick Barlow
Amy: Linda Polan
Ruby: Vivienne Rochester

: News

: The Archers

Lynda has high hopes. Repeated tomorrow 1.40pm

: Relative Values: 2: The Skiffingtons of Bolton

Michael O'Donnell presents four portraits of contemporary family life.
After a brain aneurism, Christine Skiffington spent three years in a deep coma. The hospital gave the family no hope of her recovering until one night, as husband Dennis was praying at her bedside, Christine started to join in.
Repeated Saturday 5pm


Presenter: Michael O'Donnell
Subject: Christine Skiffington
Producer: Sue Foster
Producer: Joanna Rahim

: Science Now

A review of discoveries in science. Repeated from Saturday 4.30pm E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk

: Lawsuits and Liniment

Jenny Cuffe presents a three-part series which looks at the explosion in medical negligence litigation.
1: Patients - the Case for the Plaintiff
Victims of medical accidents explain why they sued the National Health Service. Including a man who was given a cancerous kidney and a husband whose wife now has the mind of a six-year-old. Producer Mark Savage

: In Touch

Peter White with news, views and information for the visually impaired. 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 Isobel Hilton.


Unknown: Isobel Hilton.

: Book at Bedtime: To the Lighthouse

By Virginia Woolf. Part 2. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Virginia Woolf.

: Mediumwave

Repeated from Sunday 11.15am

: The New Europeans

Six views of life in a European city through the eyes of one of its British residents.
2: Gdansk. Pia Regan discovered Gdansk when the excitement of Solidarity drew her to smuggle computers for the cause. Now she teaches management skills, but, as David Neil Lodge finds, the town is beginning to realise that economic freedom comes at a cost.
Producer Vibeke Venema Repeat


Unknown: David Neil Lodge

: News

: The Late Book: The Woman and the Ape

By Peter Hoeg. Part 7. 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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