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: Bells on Sunday

From St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London.
Repeated at 12.20am

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

GK Chesterton once claimed that
England was the only country in the world to experience real weather. Mark Tully considers this most enduring conversational staple. Producer Beverley McAinsh Repeated at 11.15pm


Unknown: Gk Chesterton
Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Beverley McAinsh

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Islanders. In the second of three programmes, Oliver Walston shares a glass of Manx spirit with sheep farmer and distiller Andrew Dixon. Producer Alasdair Cross


Unknown: Oliver Walston
Unknown: Andrew Dixon.
Producer: Alasdair Cross

: Sunday

Gerry Northam presents religious news.
8.00 News 8.10 Sunday Papers
Producer Phil Pegum. PHONE: [number 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.

: Michael Buerk

speaks for the Week's Good Cause about a charity which seeks to improve the quality of life of those with a cleft lip and palate.
DONATIONS TO: The Cleft Lip and Palate
Association, 1[address removed]
CREDIT CARDS: [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

By Alistair Cooke. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Morning Service

On the Way. In the first of three programmes, Gilleasbuig MacMillan takes John Fitzsimmins and Richard Holloway from Appin in Argyll to Jerusalem.


Unknown: Gilleasbuig MacMillan
Unknown: John Fitzsimmins
Unknown: Richard Holloway

: The Archers

: Mediumwave

A review of the media.
Editor Sarah Eldndge. Repeated Tuesday llpm


Editor: Sarah Eldndge.

: The Face

In his attempt to understand the mysteries of the face, Peter White talks to a wide variety of guests and visits a morgue, a photo shoot and a hospital. With Delia Grace , Maggi Hambling , Glenda Jackson and David Schneider.
Producer Noah Richler


Talks: Peter White
Unknown: Delia Grace
Unknown: Maggi Hambling
Unknown: Glenda Jackson
Unknown: David Schneider.
Producer: Noah Richler

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway is literary critic Sir Frank Kermode.
Repeated Friday 9.05am Producer Angie Nehring


Unknown: Sir Frank Kermode.
Producer: Angie Nehring

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Gardeners' Question Time

Nigel Colborn , Pippa Greenwood and Anne Swithinbank answer questions posed by visitors to the Historic
Dockyard, Chatham. With Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor
Repeated Wednesday 11.30am


Unknown: Nigel Colborn
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: Classic Serial: The Aspern Papers

Henry James's novel, dramatised in two parts by Jane Beeson. 2: The narrator has been allowed into the lives of Miss
Bordereau and Miss Tina, but will it bring him any nearer to gaining the Aspem papers, and do they really exist? with Moira Lister , Carolyn Jones. John Rowe , David Brooks , Tracy Ann Oberman and David Bannerman. Director Janet Whitaker
Repeated Friday 2pm


Unknown: Jane Beeson.
Unknown: Moira Lister
Unknown: Carolyn Jones.
Unknown: John Rowe
Unknown: David Brooks
Unknown: Tracy Ann OBErman
Unknown: David Bannerman.
Director: Janet Whitaker
Narrator: James Laurenson
Miss Tina: Angela Pleasence

: Pick of the Week

With Chris Serle. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Chris Serle.

: Voices from a French Village

The discovery of a cache of love letters written 150 years ago to the daughter of a French country innkeeper opens up for Gillian Tindall the life of a village in the heart of France. Producer Sara Davies Repeat


Unknown: Gillian Tindall
Producer: Sara Davies

: Tales from the Back of Beyond

The third of six programmes featuring travellers' tales. Anthropologist Dr Jean Brown has been recording the lives of the nomadic Pokot tribe of northern Kenya for 24 years. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Dr Jean Brown

: Poetry Please!

Ian McMillan chooses poems from Gloucestershire writer Laurie Lee , who died earlier this year. Read by Haydn Gwynne and Michael Maloney. Producer Viv Beeby


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Laurie Lee
Read By: Haydn Gwynne
Read By: Michael Maloney.
Producer: Viv Beeby

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley airs listeners' opinions. Producer Anne Marie Cole Repeated from Friday
WRITE TO: Feedback, [address removed]. FAX: ([number removed] E-MAIL: feedback@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Chris Dunkley
Producer: Anne Marie Cole

: In Business

Own Goal. Football clubs sack their managers when performance falters. Peter Day asks why ordinary companies are so reluctant to change the management to get results. Producer Paul Dwyer


Producer: Paul Dwyer

: Children's BBC Radio 4: Tom's Midnight Garden: 2

by Philippa Pearce, dramatised in four parts by Judy Allen.
Tom and Hatty's new friendship brings trouble.


Author: Philippa Pearce
Dramatised by: Judy Allen
Music: Elizabeth Parker
Director: John Taylor
Tom: Peter England
Aunt Gwen: Una Stubbs
Uncle Alan: Crawford Logan
Young Hatty: Sarah Morton
Abel: Calum MacPherson
Mrs Long: Judy Parkin
James: Tim Godwin
Peter: George Miller
Edgar: Robert Thomas
Hubert: Oliver Grig
Baby Hatty: Rubyisla Ceremarle
Mr Long: David Holt

: Breakaway

Repeated from yesterday 9.30am

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Joanna Pinnock.
Producer Simon Roberts. Repeated Friday
11.30am. WRITE TO: The Natural History Programme. BBC Bristol BS8 2LR


Presented By: Joanna Pinnock.
Producer: Simon Roberts.

: Open University

8.00 New Curiosity Shop - the Farm
That Time Forgot 8.30 Women in Gear - Logged In or Left Out? 9.00 Popular Theatre in 16th-century London 9.20 Feminism and the Traditions of Thought
9.40 The Musical Heritage of the Jews

: That's History

Repeated from yesterday 4pm

: Fourth Column Revisited

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


Unknown: John Diamond

: Costing the Earth

Jeremy Cherfas presents an eight-part series on the environment.
7: Nuclear Waste and Recycling Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Jeremy Cherfas

: News

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports on how a young artist survived the onslaught of lymphatic cancer not once but twice. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Geoff Watts

: Out of Order

Patrick Hannan chairs a lighthearted quiz about politics, with team captains Michael White and Austin Mitchell MP.
Their guests this week are
Alex Salmond MP and Michael Dobbs.
Written by Michael Dines
Producer Ann Jobson Repeat


Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Unknown: Michael White
Unknown: Alex Salmond
Unknown: Michael Dobbs.
Written By: Michael Dines
Producer: Ann Jobson

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.10am

: News

: Bells on Sunday

Repeated from 5.50am

: Late Story: A Pain in the Neck

Written and read by Tracey Lloyd. Repeated from Monday


Read By: Tracey Lloyd.

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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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