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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With Rabbi YY Rubinstein


Unknown: Yy Rubinstein

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day.
With the Rt Rev Jim Thompson.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Jim Thompson.

: Tips from Women Gardeners

An anthology of green-fingered women, compiled by Deborah Kellaway. 3: Three Town Gardeners For details see Monday


Unknown: Deborah Kellaway.

: News

: Midweek

With Libby Purves and guest Les Murray. Producer Ronni Davis


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Ronni Davis

: The New Face of Germany

A four-part guide to modern Germany. 1: East, West, Home's Best The Wall may have come down, but many divisions remain. Caroline Wyatt travels to the four corners of Germany, finding out about its many different identities. Producer Mick Webb WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/education


Unknown: Caroline Wyatt
Producer: Mick Webb

: Daily Service

Jesus Shall Reign (Truro); Matthew 5, W43-48; Breathe on Me, Breath of God (Trentham); Go Forth into the World in Peace (Rutter). Director of music Nigel Swinford.


Music: Nigel Swinford.

: On This Day

The news of 75 years ago today.

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray meets Debbie Wiseman , prolific composer of theme music for hit television series and for the new British film, Wilde, starring Stephen Fry. Short story: Jamie, from the collection Gravity, by Erica Wagner. Read by Nigel Anthony.


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Debbie Wiseman
Unknown: Stephen Fry.
Unknown: Erica Wagner.
Read By: Nigel Anthony.

: Gardeners' Question Time

Repeated from Sunday 2pm
FACTSHEET: send A5 sae marked 41/97 to [address removed]

: Eastern Mix

The final episode of Philip Afshar 's six-part comedy drama series about next-door neighbours who start an import business. Khalid is offered a job that would answer all the Miahs' money worries. But how will he tell Florence? with Annette Kerr , Nisha Kapur , Rachna Kapur. Denise Devlin and Neil McCaul Producer Jo Clegg


Unknown: Philip Afshar
Unknown: Annette Kerr
Unknown: Nisha Kapur
Unknown: Rachna Kapur.
Unknown: Denise Devlin
Unknown: Neil McCaul
Producer: Jo Clegg
Khalid Miah: Harmage Singh Kalirai
Samantha Miah: Kathryn Apanowicz

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: The House in Gallows Lane: 2: The Point of a Pin

The conclusion of Peter Ling's two-part dramatisation, adapted from John Dickson Carr's book "Till Death Do Us Part."
An imposter has been unveiled - and discovered dead in a locked room.


Author: John Dickson Carr
Dramatisation: Peter Ling
Director: Enyd Williams
Dr Gideon Fell: Donald Sinden
Superintendent Hadley: John Hartley
Dick Markham: Robert Portal
[Actor]: Alison Pettitt
[Actor]: Christopher Wright
[Actor]: Michael Cochrane
[Actor]: Rachel Atkins
[Actor]: Brian Parr

: Letters from Here and There

The last of six authors recalls a trip. Paris. Rose Tremain goes walkabout and comes across some caged parrots. Producer Duncan Minshull


Producer: Duncan Minshull

: The Afternoon Shift

With Daire Brehan.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Gambaccini reviews a new film about Oscar Wilde and considers the history of the road movie.
Producer Erin Riley. Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Unknown: Oscar Wilde
Producer: Erin Riley.

: Short Story: Mother of the Bride

By Angela Huth , read by Angela Barlow. Mrs Hetherington had decided against the tranquillisers. The role of mother of the bride calls for a clear head.
Producer Sara Davies. Rptd Saturday 12.30am


Unknown: Angela Huth
Read By: Angela Barlow.
Read By: Mrs Hetherington
Producer: Sara Davies.

: PM

With Charlie Lee-Potter .


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter

: Round Britain Quiz

Repeated from Monday 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

Phil takes a tumble.
Repeated tomorrow 1.40pm

: Face the Facts

John Waite investigates.
Editor Graham Ellis. Repeated tomorrow
9.05am. WRITE TO: Face the Facts. BBC Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA E-MAIL: ftf@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: John Waite
Editor: Graham Ellis.

: North and South - Travels along the Irish Border

In four programmes, writer
Colm Toibin traces the border that divides the Republic of Ireland from the North. 3: Boglands. Toibin arrives in the lakelands of Fermanagh. Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Colm Toibin
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Glen to Glen

Four programmes in which
Sean Rafferty and Cherrie Mcllwaine visit great houses and gardens in Ireland. 3: Castle Leslie, County Monaghan. Producer Julie Brown


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Cherrie McLlwaine
Producer: Julie Brown

: Icebergs and Swamps

Four programmes in which today's top scientists celebrate their heroes.
3: William Henry Fox Talbot. Professor Heinz Wolff traces the experiments of "the father of modern photography". Producer Sandy Raffan


Unknown: Heinz Wolff
Producer: Sandy Raffan

: Action Reaction

Susan Blackmore chairs the last of five debates on scientific issues.
From Queen's University, Belfast. Producer Phil Critchlow


Unknown: Susan Blackmore
Producer: Phil Critchlow

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat from 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Isabel Hilton.


Unknown: Isabel Hilton.

: Book at Bedtime: The Story of Mr Sommer

By Patrick Suskind , translated by Michael Hoffman , read by Alistair McGowan. Part 1 of 3. Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Patrick Suskind
Translated By: Michael Hoffman
Read By: Alistair McGowan.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: The Shuttleworths: 2: Ping-Pong Pangs

Six-part comedy series about aspiring singer/songwriter John Shuttleworth. Written and performed by Graham Fellows.


Written and performed by: Graham Fellows
Producer: Paul Schlesinger

: Grievous Bodily Radio

Jon Holmes and Andy Hurst 's debut comedy series. With Peter Serafinowicz , Emma Clarke and Mike Chequer. Producer Phil Bowker


Unknown: Jon Holmes
Unknown: Andy Hurst
Unknown: Peter Serafinowicz
Unknown: Emma Clarke
Unknown: Mike Chequer.
Producer: Phil Bowker

: My Life as a Car

Mark Wallington 's automotive comedy series. 2: Does Barry's future lie on the road to Marrakesh? With Phil Daniels. Producer Jon Rolph Repeat


Unknown: Mark Wallington
Unknown: Phil Daniels.
Producer: Jon Rolph

: Death in Essex

In the second of three talks about life at the Job Club, Sara Monk at last finds work as a supply English teacher for a day in the local comprehensive school - and begins to wish she never had. Repeat


Unknown: Sara Monk

: News Briefing

: The Late Book: The Drowned World

Part 6.
For details see Monday

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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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