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: Bells on Sunday

From St Helen's Parish Church,
Sefton, Liverpool. Repeated at 12.20am

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Eileen Campbell looks at the different ways in which man has perceived and striven for Utopia.
Producer Tamsin Collison Repeated at 11.15pm


Unknown: Eileen Campbell
Producer: Tamsin Collison

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Quentin Seddon visits Hampshire's vast Lockford Estate. Producer Alasdair Cross


Unknown: Quentin Seddon
Producer: Alasdair Cross

: Sunday

Gerry Northam presents religious news.
8.00 News 8.10 Sunday Papers
Producer Phil Pegum. PHONE: (0161) [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.

: The Week's Good Cause

is about a charity which runs a network of support groups for children and adults with specific learning difficulties and problems with coordination.
DONATIONS TO: Dyspraxia Foundation. [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: (0181) [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

By Alistair Cooke. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Morning Service

On the Way. In the last of three programmes, Richard Holloway takes John Fitzsimmons and Gilleasbuig MacMillan from the Vale of Leven to
Gresham College, London.


Unknown: Richard Holloway
Unknown: John Fitzsimmons
Unknown: Gilleasbuig MacMillan

: The Archers

: Mediumwave

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


Editor: Sarah Eldridge

: Books and Company

Literary magazine with John Walsh. Producer Lisa Osborne
Repeated Tuesday 2pm


Unknown: John Walsh.
Producer: Lisa Osborne

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway is racing commentator and journalist Peter O'Sullevan.
Repeated Friday 9.05am Producer Angie Nehring


Unknown: Peter O'Sullevan.
Producer: Angie Nehring

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bob Flowerdew , Pippa Greenwood and Geoffrey Smith answer questions in the Loire Valley in France. With Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor
Repeated Wednesday 11.30am


Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: Classic Serial: Lorna Doone: 3

R.D. Blackmore's romantic novel, adapted in three parts by Barry Letts.
Lorna is taken to London, and John thinks he has lost her for ever, until fate brings them together.
But Carver Doone, John's enemy, has murderous plans.
With Cornelius Garrett, Kim Durham, Katherine Mount, Susan Jeffrey. Graham Padden, David Perks, Jonathan Wyatt and Graham Colclough.
Repeated Friday 2pm


Author: R.D. Blackmore
Adapted by: Barry Letts
Director: Brian Lighthill
John Ridd/Narrator: David Schofield
Lorna Doone: Alison Pettitt
Carver Doone: Kim Durham
Tom Faggus: Cornelius Garrett
Annie Ridd: Katherine Mount
Gwenny: Susan Jeffrey.
Jeremy Stickles: Graham Padden
Charlie Doone: David Perks
Mother: Janet Dale
Lizzy Ridd: Sunny Ormonde
Young John Ridd: James Richard
Young Lorna: Charlotte Grattich
Young Lizzie: Laura Berry
Young Annie: Samantha Dowling
John Fry: Ian Brooker
Uncle Ben: James Warrior
Judge Jeffries/King James: Jonathan Wyatt
Councillor Doone: Graham Colclough
Other parts by: the cast

: Pick of the Week

Chris Serle presents his selection of extracts from BBC radio and television over the past seven days. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Chris Serle

: Whitehall and the Boffins

Christopher Harvie presents the second in a two-part investigation into the changing relationship between scientists and politicians since the Second World War.
Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Christopher Harvie

: Tales from the Back of Beyond

The last of six travellers' tales. On a tour of Vietnam, Jon Hassid finds the country's embrace of capitalism breathtaking. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Jon Hassid

: Poetry Please!

Ian McMillan presents a selection of autumnal poetry from Gloucestershire poets. Producer Viv Beeby


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Producer: Viv Beeby

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley airs listeners' opinions. Producer Anne Marie Cole Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Chris Dunkley
Producer: Anne Marie

: In Business

Her Company
It will soon be commonplace to find women filling the top posts in large companies. Peter Day wonders how different a female company will be. Producer Rosamund Jones


Producer: Rosamund Jones

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

Final part of Philippa Pearce 's story, dramatised in four parts by Judy Allen. Tom makes a remarkable discovery in the tower of Ely Cathedral. with Deborah Berlin. Tim Godwin , David Holt , Simon J Williamson , George Miller and Judy Parkin. Music by Elizabeth Parker Director John Taylor


Unknown: Philippa Pearce
Unknown: Judy Allen.
Unknown: Deborah Berlin.
Unknown: Tim Godwin
Unknown: David Holt
Unknown: Simon J Williamson
Unknown: George Miller
Unknown: Judy Parkin.
Music By: Elizabeth Parker
Director: John Taylor
Tom: Peter England
Mrs Bartholomew: Rachel Kempson
Aunt Gwen: Una Stubbs
Uncle Alan: Crawford Logan

: Breakaway

Repeated from yesterday 9.30am

: The Natural History Programme

With Joanna Pinnock. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Joanna Pinnock.

: Open University

8.00 Reflecting on the Invisible
8.30 Women in Gear - Women in the White Heat 9.00 Arts Foundation
Course - Revision 9.20 Climate
Change Update 9.40 Talking about the Enlightenment

: That's History

Repeated from yesterday 4pm

: The Return of Itchy Feet

Rory Maclean presents the first of six programmes which explore the incurable restlessness felt by us all in various different ways. This week, Irish travellers reveal what keeps them on the road, and Christopher Russell reports from a Greek island. Plus music from cyberspace. Producer Mary Price


Unknown: Rory MacLean
Unknown: Christopher Russell

: Action Reaction

Sue Blackmore chairs the second of five debates on scientific issues affecting our everyday lives. Producer Phil Critchlow


Producer: Phil Critchlow

: News

: Medicine Now

Repeated from Tuesday

: Have You Ever Been to Walvis Bay?

Richard Vaughan travels through Namibia in the footsteps of travel writer Negley Farson.
Producer David Prest Repeat


Unknown: Richard Vaughan
Unknown: Negley Farson.
Producer: David Prest

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.10am

: News

: Bells on Sunday

Repeated from 5.50am

: The Late Story: Tea in the Heather

By Kate Roberts , translated by Wyn Griffith. Eight-year-olds Begw and Mair are off on an adventure - a picnic tea on the mountainside by themselves. Then local wild child Winni decides to tag along. Read by Caryl Parry Jones. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Kate Roberts
Translated By: Wyn Griffith.
Read By: Caryl Parry Jones.

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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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