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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

With Richard Uridge.


Unknown: Richard Uridge.

: Prayer for the Day

With Dr Pauline Webb.


Unknown: Dr Pauline Webb.

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With the Rt Rev Richard Harries.


Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Richard Harries.

: Woman in the House

Five programmes in which
Shirley Williams looks at life in Westminster from a female perspective.
2: An Unsuitable Job for a Woman? Women MPs past and present recall the rocky route to selection as parliamentary candidates. Producer Jenni Mills


Unknown: Shirley Williams
Producer: Jenni Mills

: News

: Start the Week

Melvyn Bragg and guests engage in lively conversation.
Producer Olivia Seligman


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: With Great Pleasure

Actress Jenny Agutter chooses some of her favourite prose and poetry, read by Michael Pennington and Sara Kestelman. Producer Felicity Goodall


Unknown: Jenny Agutter
Read By: Michael Pennington
Read By: Sara Kestelman.

: Daily Service

0 Send Thy Light Forth (Nun Danket All); Matthew 5, wl-3; 7, w24-29; Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit
(Thorne); When We Walk with the Lord (Trust and Obey). Director of music Nigel Swinford.


Music: Nigel Swinford.

: On This Day

Producer Paul Bajoria


Producer: Paul Bajoria

: Woman's Hour

Actress Kim Basinger talks to
Jenni Murray. Serial: Here on Earth by Alice Hoffman , read by Buffy Davis , abridged in 12 parts by Pat McLoughlin. Part 11. Managing editor Nadine Grieve E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk


Talks: Kim Basinger
Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Alice Hoffman
Read By: Buffy Davis
Unknown: Pat McLoughlin.
Editor: Nadine Grieve

: Money Box Live: (0171) [number removed]

Vincent Duggleby takes listeners' calls on a topical financial issue. Producer Josh Delamare LINES: open from 10am


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Josh Delamare

: You and Yours

With Mark Whittaker.


Unknown: Mark Whittaker.

: Wildbrain

Lionel Kelleway chairs the second regional heat of the wildlife quiz. From Liverpool.
Producer Grant Sonnex
Repeated Wednesday 6.30pm


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from Friday

: Birdsong

By Sebastian Faulks , dramatised in three parts by Nick Stafford.
2: France, 1916. Abandoned by his lover Isabelle, Stephen Wraysford has thrown himself into the First
World War. with Tom Mannion , Iwan Thomas ,
Carolyn Jones , John Rowe. Gerard McDermott , David Brooks , Rachel Atkins , Sarah Rice and Jenny Lee. Director Claire Grove


Unknown: Sebastian Faulks
Unknown: Nick Stafford.
Unknown: Stephen Wraysford
Unknown: Tom Mannion
Unknown: Iwan Thomas
Unknown: Carolyn Jones
Unknown: John Rowe.
Unknown: Gerard McDermott
Unknown: David Brooks
Unknown: Rachel Atkins
Unknown: Sarah Rice
Unknown: Jenny Lee.
Director: Claire Grove
Stephen Wraysford: Toby Stephens
Weir: Adam Godley
Jack Firebrace: Gavin Muir

: The Afternoon Shift

Laurie Taylor with guests, topical discussion and lively features. Managing editor Nadine Grieve PHONE: (0171) [number removed]
E-MAIL: Afternoon.Shift@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Editor: Nadine Grieve

: News

: Kaleidoscope

The programme visits a library a day to mark National Libraries week.
Today Lynne Walker goes to the National Library for the Blind in Stockport. Plus a performance from the Chilingirian Quartet and a visit to Nottingham NOW Festival. Producer Robyn Read
Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Lynne Walker

: Short Story: The Hunt

By Carol Ann Frazer , read by Annette Crosbie. When young Hugh comes to stay for the weekend, he brings a whole new meaning to fox-hunting. Producer Eoin O'Callaghan
Repeated Saturday 12.30am


Unknown: Carol Ann Frazer
Read By: Annette Crosbie.
Producer: Eoin O'Callaghan

: PM

With Clare English and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: News Quiz

Simon Hoggart quizzes Alan Coren , Francis Wheen and their special guests Jeremy Hardy and Andy Hamilton on the week's news. Repeated from Saturday 12.25pm


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Francis Wheen
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Andy Hamilton

: News

: The Archers

Sean has his suspicions. Repeated tomorrow 1.40pm

: The Food Programme

Simon Parkes tries low-fat and no-fat foods.


Unknown: Simon Parkes

: The Monday Play: Killer Country

By Graham White. The peace of a rural backwater is shattered when two seemingly ordinary teenagers embark on a reign of terror, leaving behind them a trail of devastation. With a Britpop soundtrack. with Rachel Atkins and Gerard McDermott Piano played by Colin Guthrie Director Cathryn Horn


Unknown: Graham White.
Unknown: Rachel Atkins
Piano: Gerard McDermott
Played By: Colin Guthrie
Director: Cathryn Horn
Kerry: Emma Owen-Smith
Pete: Andrew Falvey
Colin: Richard Hope

: Tumpty-Tumpty-Tumpty-Tum

Jeremy Nicholas examines the evolution of the signature tune.
Composers and programme-makers discuss the serious business of how to engage the senses with a simple piece of music.
Producer Sue Foster Repeat


Unknown: Jeremy Nicholas

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Isabel Hilton.


Unknown: Isabel Hilton.

: Book at Bedtime: Laughter in the Dark

By Vladimir Nabokov , abridged in ten parts by Neville Teller , read by David Horovitch. Part 6.
Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Vladimir Nabokov
Unknown: Neville Teller
Read By: David Horovitch.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: Comparing Notes with Brian Kay

Brian Kay talks to author John Suchet and pianist John Lill about various aspects of Beethoven. Producer Andrew Mussett Repeat


Talks: Brian Kay
Unknown: John Suchet
Pianist: John Lill
Producer: Andrew Mussett

: Education Matters

David Walter explores news and views in the learning world. Producer Clare McGinn


Unknown: David Walter
Producer: Clare McGinn

: Ballylenon

The last episode of Christopher Fitz -Simon's comedy drama series. An offer of employment in Scotland for the Rev Hawthorne raises the expectations of Ms Boal. with TP McKenna, Gerard McScorley , Aine McCartney , John Hewitt and Gerard Murphy Director Eoin O'Callaghan Repeat


Unknown: Christopher Fitz
Unknown: Gerard McScorley
Unknown: Aine McCartney
Unknown: John Hewitt
Unknown: Gerard Murphy
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Vera McConkey: Stella McCusker
Muriel McConkey: Margaret D'Arcy

: News

: The Late Book: Funny Boy

By Shyam Selvadurai , read by Gary Pillai , abridged in ten parts. Arjie, a young Tamil boy growing up in seventies Sri Lanka, prefers dressing up with the girls to perfecting his off-spin. His parents attempt, unsuccessfully, to force the male world upon him. Part 1. Producer Kristine Landon-Smith


Unknown: Shyam Selvadurai
Read By: Gary Pillai
Producer: Kristine Landon-Smith

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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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