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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Denis Nowlan.


Unknown: Denis Nowlan.

: Leisure Report

With Trixie Rawlinson.


Unknown: Trixie Rawlinson.

: News Briefing

: Sports Desk

: Open Country

Richard Uridge introduces a breath of fresh air for lovers of the countryside. Producer Karen Gregor


Introduces: Richard Uridge
Producer: Karen Gregor

: Today

With John Humphrys. Sue MacGregor.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Canon David Winter.


Unknown: John Humphrys.

: Home Truths

John Peel takes a warts-and-all look at the great British weekend. With listeners' accounts of what constitutes the final straw over the weekend. Producer Chris Berthoud PHONE: (0171) [number removed]
E-MAIL: home.truths@bbc.co.uk
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/hometruths/ * John Peel on his new series: page 8


Unknown: John Peel
Producer: Chris Berthoud
Unknown: John Peel

: Loose Ends

With Ned Sherrin and guests.


Unknown: Ned Sherrin

: The Food Programme

With Derek Cooper. Repeated Monday 4pm


Unknown: Derek Cooper.

: From Our OwnCorrespondent

Kate Adie presents analysis, insight and colour from BBC correspondents worldwide.
Producer Tony Grant


Unknown: Kate Adie
Producer: Tony Grant

: Money Box

Alison Mitchell with the latest news from the world of personal finance. Producer Frances MacDonald
FOR INFORMATION PHONE: [number removed]


Unknown: Alison Mitchell
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: The News Quiz

Simon Hoggart quizzes Alan Coren ,
Jeremy Hardy and other guests on the week's events.
Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy

: News

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby is joined in St
Neots. Cambridgeshire, by panellists including the Labour MP for Leicester West, Patricia Hewitt ; the Liberal
Democrat spokesman for Northern
Ireland, Lord Holme; the editor of The Observer, Will Hutton ; and shadow environment spokesman Tim Yeo. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Patricia Hewitt
Unknown: Will Hutton
Unknown: Tim Yeo.

: Any Answers?

(0171) [number removed]Phone with your views on the issues raised in Any Questions?
Producers Anne Peacock and Karen Turner LINES OPEN from 12.30pm


Producers: Anne Peacock
Producers: Karen Turner

: In a StatelyPleasure Garden

While preparations on the millennium site get into full swing, actress
Zoe Wanamaker looks back 300 years to the original leisure parks - the Georgian pleasure gardens of London. Producer Bruce Hyman


Unknown: Zoe Wanamaker
Producer: Bruce Hyman

: The Saturday Play:Fireworks

By Shaun McCarthy. London. 1749. At the premiere of Handel's Music for the Royal Fireworks, the designer of the spectacle faces ruin as the edifice smoulders and crumbles - and the foundations of society are apparently no sturdier. with Katy Odey , James Fleet. Peter Kelly Director Neil Cargill


Unknown: Katy Odey
Unknown: Peter Kelly
Director: Neil Cargill
Commentator: Jon Glover
King George II: Christopher Benjamin
Maid: Ruth Gemmell
Lady Walmoden: Susannah York

: Weekend Woman's Hour

The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Jenni Murray. Producer Emma Selby


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Producer: Emma Selby

: Saturday PM

Full coverage and analysis of the day's news, plus the sports headlines. Presented by Eddie Mair.


Presented By: Eddie Mair.

: Talking Pictures

Russell Davies presents a new Radio 4 film programme. This edition features Jeremy Irons ; and a celebration of Paul Robeson 100 years after his birth. Producer Mark Burman. Editor Simon Elmes Repeated Tuesday 11.30pm


Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Jeremy Irons
Unknown: Paul Robeson
Producer: Mark Burman.
Editor: Simon Elmes

: Talk of New York

Cabaret, comedy and conversation from the Coffee House Club,
Manhattan. Kerry Shale introduces David Sedaris. Steve Ross and resident limey Simon Jones.
Executive producer Jonathan James Moore


Unknown: David Sedaris.
Unknown: Steve Ross
Unknown: Simon Jones.
Producer: Jonathan James Moore

: Saturday Review

Guests join Tom Sutcliffe for a critical assessment of the week's cultural events. This edition includes a look at the premiere of Ben Elton 's new thriller, Blast from the Past, and a film adaptation of John Berendt 's
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, directed by Clint Eastwood. Producer Adrian Washbourne


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Unknown: Ben Elton
Unknown: John Berendt
Directed By: Clint Eastwood.
Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: Postmarks

Four programmes taking listeners on journeys they would not normally experience. 1: Antarctic scientist David Vaughan writes home about the beauty to be found in a frozen wasteland. Producer Julia Durbin
Repeated Wednesday 8.45pm


Unknown: David Vaughan
Producer: Julia Durbin

: The Archive Hour:Frontline Females

Claire Rayner looks at the real experience of nursing during the Second World War. The first of two programmes hears from some of the thousands of women who put their lives in danger to care for the wounded, both at home and abroad. Producer Kate Withers. Editor Pete Atkin


Unknown: Claire Rayner
Producer: Kate Withers.
Editor: Pete Atkin

: The Classic Serial:The Seafarer

By Don Taylor , based on the anonymous Anglo-Saxon poem.
With Bob Peck and Oliver Ford Davies. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Don Taylor
Unknown: Bob Peck
Unknown: Oliver Ford Davies.

: The 1998Reith Lectures

Melvyn Bragg introduces the first of five lectures, War and Our World, by military historian John Keegan. Repeated from Wednesday


Introduces: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: John Keegan.

: Late Night on 4: On Baby Street

A five-part comedy drama about three new mothers living in the same street, written by Julie Balloo and Jenny Eclair. 1: The babies are a month old. with Tilly Vosburgh. Claire Skinner.
Graham Fellows , Kevin Eldon , Julie Balloo. Hugh Ross. Lee Comes. Eva Stuart. Ronnie Ancona and Linda Robson. Producer Jane Berthoud Repeat


Written By: Julie Balloo
Written By: Jenny Eclair.
Unknown: Claire Skinner.
Unknown: Graham Fellows
Unknown: Kevin Eldon
Unknown: Julie Balloo.
Unknown: Hugh Ross.
Unknown: Eva Stuart.
Unknown: Ronnie Ancona
Unknown: Linda Robson.
Producer: Jane Berthoud
Mother Nature: Jenny Eclair
Geraldine: Frances Barber

: Crossing Over

Robin Denselow talks to six musicians who have fallen in love with music from another culture. 1: Paddy Bush has a passion for the music of Madagascar. Producer Tessa Watt. Rptd Monday 11.30pm


Talks: Robin Denselow
Unknown: Paddy Bush
Producer: Tessa Watt.

: News

: Glimpses

MomingMusic. First of three programmes. Producer Piers Plowright


Producer: Piers Plowright

: Late Story:Cartier-Bresson's Europeans

Cecile(Pontdel'Europe, Pahs. 1932) By Erica Wagner.
Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Erica Wagner.

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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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