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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Father Oliver McTernan.


Unknown: Father Oliver McTernan.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.
Producer Steve Peacock


Unknown: Anna Hill.
Producer: Steve Peacock

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With the Rt Rev Tom Butler , Bishop of Leicester.
8.35 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Tom Butler

: Midweek

Lively conversation with Libby Purves and guests.
Producer Ronni Davis
Revised repeat 9.30pm


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Ronni Davis

: Daily Service

Peace, Perfect Peace (Song 46); Ephesians 2, wl2-16; There Is a Redeemer (Green); I Will Sing the Wondrous Story (Hyfrydol). Director of music Darius Battiwalla.


Music: Darius Battiwalla.

: Serial: Collapse ofStout Party

3: The Hen House
For details see yesterday

: Woman's Hour

In a Radio 4 exclusive, Jenni Murray meets Colleen McCullough , author of the world bestseller The Thorn Birds.
Postcards: Sunblock. Part 3. Postcards repeated at 7.45pm For details see Monday


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Colleen McCullough

: Shall We Try Again?

The last of four programmes in which Roisin McAuley experiences a typical day inside Salford Magistrates' Court. The Same Faces Week After Week
Ken monitors security on the front door. Mark pleads guilty to driving his mother's car without permission. Magistrates Zena, Margaret and Peter toss a coin to decide who will chair the court. Producer Julia Shaw


Unknown: Roisin McAuley
Producer: Julia Shaw

: Cartoons, Lampoonsand Buffoons

A five-part exploration of political satire. 4: Cartoons. The earliest form of popular Pictorial satire began life in printshop windows in the 1720s and has run and run, keeping pace with the boundaries of taste for centuries. Frank Whitford explores the mighty pen. Producer Chris Eldon-Lee


Unknown: Frank Whitford
Producer: Chris Eldon-Lee

: You and Yours

With Trixie Rawlinson and MarkWhittaker.


Unknown: Trixie Rawlinson

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Guess What?

Barry Took presents a revised version of the popular radio parlour game of Twenty Questions. Regular team
Member Geoffrey Durham is joined by Jan Ravens and Neil Innes.
Written by Michael Dines. Producer Andy Aliffe


Unknown: Barry Took
Unknown: Geoffrey Durham
Unknown: Jan Ravens
Unknown: Neil Innes.
Written By: Michael Dines.
Producer: Andy Aliffe

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Verona - a Conspiracy of Parrots

Stephanie Cole stars as the slightly elderly lady whose exotic birds bring her triumphant fulfilment in this monologue written especially for her by Peter Tinniswood.


Writer: Peter Tinniswood
Director: Enyd Williams
Verona: Stephanie Cole

: Gardeners'Question Time

Bob Flowerdew , John Cushnie and Pippa Greenwood answer questions from staff and visitors at the British
Library. With chairman Eric Robson. Repeated from Sunday 2pm


Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Eric Robson.

: Local Motors

3: Cyclecar production. For details see Monday

: Visiting Royalty

By Sonia Lambert , read by Jenny Agutter. On a wet spring morning in London, a family wakes to find they have a regal visitor - with wings. Producer Elizabeth Davies Repeated Sunday


Unknown: Sonia Lambert
Read By: Jenny Agutter.
Producer: Elizabeth Davies

: Case Notes

With Graham Easton.
Repeated from yesterday 9pm


Unknown: Graham Easton.

: Thinking Allowed

The Larger Map. Having left Liverpool in his early 20s, Laurie Taylor returns there to discuss the state of the city with three people who are shaping its present and future. David Wade-Smith , Claire Dove MBE and Andrew Bentley are joined by the Liverpool Echo's news editor, John Thompson. Producer Jane Jeffes
E-MAIL: thinking.allowed@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Unknown: David Wade-Smith
Unknown: Claire Dove
Unknown: Andrew Bentley
Editor: John Thompson.
Producer: Jane Jeffes

: PM

With Clare English and Charlie Lee-Potter .


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter

: I'm Glad You AskedMe That

A six-part comedy guide to surviving the millennium. Presented by Gordon Kennedy , with Philip Pope and a team of regular and guest comic performers and satirists.
4: Cohabiting with the Environment
Written by John Langdon. Debbie Barham and Bruce Hyman. Producer Rosemary McGowan Series editor Bruce Hyman


Presented By: Gordon Kennedy
Unknown: Philip Pope
Written By: John Langdon.
Written By: Debbie Barham
Written By: Bruce Hyman.
Producer: Rosemary McGowan
Editor: Bruce Hyman

: The Archers

Ambridge remembers John. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson investigates the triumphs and terrors of life as a Jewish teenager, as revealed in two new novels. Producer Jerome Weatherald


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Postcards: Sunblock

By Ginnie Hole. Part 3. Repeated from 10.45am For details see Monday

: The 1998 Reith Lectures

The 50th season of Reith Lectures continues with the fourth of five lectures, War and the Individual, by military historian John Keegan. Melvyn Bragg introduces the event and chairs questions from an invited audience in the Bute Hall, Scottish Centre for War Studies, Glasgow University. Repeated Saturday PHONE [number removed] for further details. WEB SITE: [web address removed]


Lecturer: John Keegan
Host: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Keith Jones

: Postmarks

3: With Bramley Muton.
Repeated from Saturday 7.45pm


Unknown: Bramley Muton.

: Frontiers

Peter Evans presents six new stories from the world of science. 4: Chill Out
It has always been thought that injured adults and babies should be kept warm. Now it seems that deliberately cooling them improves their chances of survival. Producer Jim Clarke
E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Peter Evans
Producer: Jim Clarke

: Midweek

Repeated from 9arn

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime:Cold Mountain

By Charles Frazier. Part 3. For details see Monday


Unknown: Charles Frazier.

: Late Night on 4: People Like Us: 4: The Photographer

John Morton's award-winning comedy in four parts, about a tenacious but unlucky broadcaster. Roy Mallard turns his incisive gaze on another occupation. Starring Chris Langham as Roy Mallard. With Bill Nighy, Carla Mendonca, Nigel Lindsey, Caroline Berry, Ian Michie, Polly Adams and John Hartley. Producer Paul Schlesinger (Repeat)


Unknown: John Morton
Unknown: Roy Mallard
Unknown: Chris Langham
Unknown: Roy Mallard.
Unknown: Bill Nighy
Unknown: Carla Mendonca.
Unknown: Nigel Lindsey
Unknown: Caroline Berry.
Unknown: Ian Michie.
Unknown: Polly Adams
Unknown: John Hartley.
Producer: Paul Schlesinger

: First Impressions

With Pete McCarthy.
Repeated from yesterday 6.30pm


Unknown: Pete McCarthy.

: News

: The LateBook: Tales from Ovid

Written and read by Ted Hughes. Part 8. For details see Monday


Read By: Ted Hughes.

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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.

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