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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

With Oliver Walston. Producer Alasdair Cross


Unknown: Oliver Walston.
Producer: Alasdair Cross

: Prayer for the Day

With Trevor Barnes and his guest.


Unknown: Trevor Barnes

: Today

With John Humphrys , Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Canon David Winter.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.

: News

: Sport on 4

Cliff Morgan presents a relaxed look at the sporting world. Producer Roy Calley


Producer: Roy Calley

: Breakaway

Pete McCarthy presents the insider's travel guide.
Producer Eleanor Garland
Repeated tomorrow 7.30pm


Unknown: Pete McCarthy
Producer: Eleanor Garland

: Loose Ends

With Ned Sherrin and guests.


Unknown: Ned Sherrin

: Agenda

New Blair,
Old Europe Britain takes over the EU presidency this week - an ideal platform, Tony Blair believes, for his vision of a people's Europe. But how far is
Europe really looking to the British model? Gordon Brewer reports from the front line of Franco-German debate. Producer Chris Bowlby. Editor Gwyneth Williams


Unknown: Old Europe Britain
Unknown: Tony Blair
Unknown: Gordon Brewer
Producer: Chris Bowlby.

: From Our Own Correspondent

Analysis, insight and colour from correspondents worldwide.

: Money Box

Paul Lewis presents the latest news from the world of personal finance. Producer Frances Macdonald
PHONE: [number removed] for information


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: Just a Minute

Nicholas Parsons returns with the Panel game, challenging four guests to talk for one minute without hesitation, repetition or deviation. Producers Ann Jobson and Chris Neill Repeated Monday 6.30pm


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Producers: Ann Jobson
Producers: Chris Neill

: News

: Any Questions?

Nick Clarke is joined in Maidenhead, Berkshire, by panellists including shadow spokesman for Environment, Transport and the Regions, Christopher Chope MP; Pauline Green , Labour MEP and leader of the Socialist
Group in the European Parliament;
Writer and columnist Joan Smith ; and historian Dr David Starkey. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Christopher Chope
Unknown: Pauline Green
Unknown: Joan Smith
Unknown: Dr David Starkey.

: Any Answers? (0171) [number removed]

Phone in your views on issues raised in this week's edition of Any Questions?

: Playhouse: Mr Bolfry

By James Bridie , adapted for radio by Donald Campbell. It is August 1943. In a manse in the north-west of Scotland, three young people decide to raise hell - literally. with Bill Riddoch , Alyxis Daly and Alec Heggie. Director Hamish Wilson


Unknown: James Bridie
Unknown: Donald Campbell.
Unknown: Bill Riddoch
Unknown: Alyxis Daly
Unknown: Alec Heggie.
Director: Hamish Wilson
Cully: Richard Greenwood
Cohen: Ian Sexon
Jean: Vari Sylvester
Morag: Ceit Kearney

: Mother Tongue

A six-part series in which Bill Bryson delves into the history of Britain to reveal how English became the language it is. 4: Riddle Me This
A million-and-one ways to have fun with the English language. Producer Brian King
Repeated tomorrow 8.30pm


Unknown: Bill Bryson

: Science Now

Peter Evans finds out the answers to your scientific questions. Producer Julia Durbin
E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk
Repeated Tuesday 8pm


Unknown: Peter Evans
Producer: Julia Durbin

: Right Stuff, Wrong Sex

Sue Nelson tells the story of a group of pilots who, in 1960, became America's first female trainee astronauts.
Producer Ian Willox Repeat


Producer: Ian Willox

: In Celebration

Last of a six-part series celebrating the previously uncelebrated.
The Mamod Steam Engine. The classic toy steam engine powered by metholated spirits is celebrated by Fred Dibnah and artist Peter Blake.
Producer David Prest


Unknown: Fred Dibnah
Artist: Peter Blake.
Producer: David Prest

: Year Ending

A satirical look back at 1997 with Sally Grace , Jon Glover , Dave Lamb and Sarah Parkinson.
Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Jon Glover
Unknown: Dave Lamb
Unknown: Sarah Parkinson.

: Utopia and Other Destinations

The last of the series in which
Michael O'Donnell invites a guest to share their vision of an ideal world. Producer Joanna Rahim
Repeated Thursday 11.30pm


Unknown: Michael O'Donnell
Producer: Joanna Rahim

: Kaleidoscope Feature

Sixty years ago, the magazine Picture Post was born. Alan Dein looks at the career of its founder, Stefan Lorant , who died last November.
Born in 1901, he was to become the father of photo-journalism.
Producer Robyn Read. Repeated Friday 9.30pm


Unknown: Alan Dein
Unknown: Stefan Lorant
Producer: Robyn Read.

: On These Days

A review of some of the events and issues which made the news in 1947. Producers Gavin Fuller and Paul Bajoria


Producers: Gavin Fuller
Producers: Paul Bajoria

: Saturday Night Theatre: Love Divine

Martyn Wade 's three-part serial about the life of John Wesley , the father of Methodism.
2: Saving Souls. Wesley is still troubled by inner doubts. with John Rowe. David Bannerman , Jane Whittenshaw , Alison Pettitt. Jenny Lee.
Anthony Ofoegbu. Christopher Wright , Gerard McDermott. Hugh Dickson and David Brooks. Director Cherry Cookson Repeat


Unknown: Martyn Wade
Unknown: John Wesley
Unknown: John Rowe.
Unknown: David Bannerman
Unknown: Jane Whittenshaw
Unknown: Alison Pettitt.
Unknown: Jenny Lee.
Unknown: Anthony Ofoegbu.
Unknown: Christopher Wright
Unknown: Gerard McDermott.
Unknown: Hugh Dickson
Unknown: David Brooks.
Director: Cherry Cookson
John Wesley: Clive Francis
Charles Wesley: Michael Cochrane
Susanna Wesley: Mary Wimbush
Whitefield :: John Hartley

: Classics with Kay

Brian Kay presents music that celebrates music.
Producer Brian Jackson


Unknown: Brian Kay
Producer: Brian Jackson

: Ten to Ten

Sister Lavinia Byrne IBVM with the first in a series of programmes looking at the lives of the saints. Producer Janet McLarty


Unknown: Lavinia Byrne
Producer: Janet McLarty

: News

: Late Night Theatre: Killing Susan

By Vivienne Allen. June 1953. Ten-year-old Davina pushes a younger girl into a pond and watches her drown. with Carolyn Jones , Lily Power,
Gerard McDermott. Alice Arnold , Stephen Thome. Carta Prosser , Tom Fletcher , Shirley Dixon and Alex Lowe. Director Peter Kavanagh Repeat


Unknown: Vivienne Allen.
Unknown: Carolyn Jones
Unknown: Gerard McDermott.
Unknown: Alice Arnold
Unknown: Stephen Thome.
Unknown: Carta Prosser
Unknown: Tom Fletcher
Unknown: Shirley Dixon
Unknown: Alex Lowe.
Director: Peter Kavanagh
Barbara: Amanda Root
Stanley: Paul Copley
Davina: Poppy Keeling

: Whatever Happened to Dorothy?

A make-believe documentary in which Dorothy, now a bitter 80-year-old spinster, recalls the unhappy events which followed her return from the Land of Oz. Written by Adrian Mourby. with Peter Woodthorpe and Jonathan Tafler Producer Brian King Repeat


Written By: Adrian Mourby.
Unknown: Peter Woodthorpe
Unknown: Jonathan Tafler
Dorothy: June Barrie
Tinman: Bill Roberts

: Stanza

Wire through the Heart.
Simon Armitage talks to poet Ken Smith about his journey to Ukraine and Slovakia. Producer Tim Dee


Talks: Simon Armitage
Unknown: Ken Smith
Producer: Tim Dee

: News

: Late Story: Out from Under

By Michael Carson , read by Louise Jameson.
Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Michael Carson
Read By: Louise Jameson.

About this project

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.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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