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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Roger Hutchings.


Unknown: Roger Hutchings.

: Leisure Report

With Trixie Rawlinson.


Unknown: Trixie Rawlinson.

: News Briefing

: Sports Desk

: Open Country

Richard Uridge visits the Somerset Levels. Producer Karen Gregor


Unknown: Richard Uridge
Producer: Karen Gregor

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Canon Eric James.
8.45 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Canon Eric James.

: Home Truths

John Peel takes a warts-and-all look at the great British weekend. This edition features Frank Wilson 's guide to the bizarre outer reaches of environmental friendliness. Plus negotiation through the ages - your children's ages, that is.
Producer Chris Berthoud. PHONE: (0171)
[number removed]. E-MAIL: home.truths@bbc.co.uk WEBSITE:www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/hometruths/


Unknown: John Peel
Unknown: Frank Wilson
Producer: Chris Berthoud.

: Loose Ends

With Ned Sherrin and guests.


Unknown: Ned Sherrin

: The Food Programme

Supermarkets in the classroom - Derek Cooper investigates how children are learning about nutrition through the eyes of the food industry. Producer Lauretta Reynolds Repeated Monday 4pm


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: From Our OwnCorrespondent

Kate Adie presents analysis and insight from 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


Unknown: Alison Mitchell
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: The News Quiz

Simon Hoggart quizzes Alan Coren ,
Francis Wheen , Maureen Lipman and other guests on the week's events. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Francis Wheen
Unknown: Maureen Lipman

: News

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby isjoined in Dorchester, Dorset, by panellists including Mark Oaten , Liberal
Democrat spokesman for social security and welfare. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Mark Oaten

: 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

: Impostors

The last of three stories of lives lived as lies. Louis de Rougemont 's address to British scientists a century ago caused a sensation. But the explorer and Aborigine chief ended his days selling matches in Piccadilly Circus. Presented by Nick Baker. Producer Steve Shepherd


Unknown: Louis de Rougemont
Presented By: Nick Baker.
Producer: Steve Shepherd

: The Saturday Play:City of the Mind

By Penelope Lively , dramatised by Peter Wolf. Present and past collide in this atmospheric story - recorded on location - of a successful architect who tries to come to terms with past failures as he travels around the city. With David Troughton as Matthew. with Patience Tomlinson, Rachel Atkins. John Rowe , Stephen Critchlow , Iwan Thomas and Jenny Lee. Director Cherry Cookson


Unknown: Penelope Lively
Dramatised By: Peter Wolf.
Unknown: David Troughton
Unknown: Rachel Atkins.
Unknown: John Rowe
Unknown: Stephen Critchlow
Unknown: Iwan Thomas
Unknown: Jenny Lee.
Director: Cherry Cookson
Tony: Christopher Wright
Sarah: Sarah Jane Holm
Jane: Bernadette Windsor

: 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 programme about films and film-going. In this edition: news of the Scottish "Screen
Machine" - a mobile film theatre for the Highlands and Islands. Plus the launch of the monthly Bad Acting Awards.
Producer Rebecca Nicholson. Editor
Simon Elmes. Extended 11.30pm


Unknown: Russell Davies
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson.
Editor: Simon Elmes.

: Talk of New York

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


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

: Saturday Review

A critical assessment of the week's cultural events. In this edition: was there ever a golden age of radio? Tom Sutcliffe and guests assess Stephen Poliakoff 's view as demonstrated in his new play, Talk of the City, for the Royal Shakespeare Company. Plus a new exhibition from sculptor Anish Kapoor. Producer Adrian Washbourne


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Unknown: Stephen Poliakoff
Unknown: Anish Kapoor.
Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: Postmarks

The last of four programmes taking listeners on journeys they would not normally experience. From the mangrove swamps of North Vietnam, Mick Kelly writes home about his fascination with this coastal zone. Producer Jane Worsley
Repeated Wednesday 8.45pm


Unknown: Mick Kelly
Producer: Jane Worsley

: The Archive HourThe Creation of Israel

Fifty years on, Gerald Butt reveals the inside stories of members of the underground movement fighting for the creation of an independent Jewish state. Producer Laura Craig Gray


Unknown: Gerald Butt
Producer: Laura Craig Gray

: The Classic Serial:The Egoist

By George Meredith , dramatised in two parts by Jane Dauncey. With
James Wilby and Keeley Hawes. Part 1. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: George Meredith
Unknown: Jane Dauncey.
Unknown: James Wilby
Unknown: Keeley Hawes.

: The 1998Reith 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. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: John Keegan.
Introduces: Melvyn Bragg

: Late Night on 4: On Baby Street

Julie Balloo and Jenny Eclair 's five-part comedy drama about three new mothers living in the same street. 4: The babies are nine months old. with Linda Robson. Kevin Eldon. Julie Balloo , Hugh Ross. Graham Fellows , Lee Comes. Eva Stuart. Ronnie Ancona and Jenny Ectair Producer Jane Berthoud Repeat


Unknown: Julie Balloo
Unknown: Jenny Eclair
Unknown: Linda Robson.
Unknown: Kevin Eldon.
Unknown: Julie Balloo
Unknown: Hugh Ross.
Unknown: Graham Fellows
Unknown: Eva Stuart.
Unknown: Ronnie Ancona
Unknown: Jenny Ectair
Producer: Jane Berthoud
Geraldine: Frances Barber
Shona: Claire Skinner
Yvette: Tilly Vosburgh

: Crossing Over

Robin Denselow talks to six musicians who have fallen in love with music from another culture. 4: Producer and lecturer Lucy Duran has devoted her life to West African music.
Producer Tessa Watt
Repeated Monday 11.30pm


Talks: Robin Denselow
Unknown: Lucy Duran
Producer: Tessa Watt

: News

: Startales

A monthly series telling the story of our struggle to understand the cosmos. 1: Cosmology emerges into history. Written by Michael Hoskin. Readers Nigel Carrington and Fenella Hadingham Producer David Perry


Written By: Michael Hoskin.
Readers: Nigel Carrington
Producer: David Perry

: Late Story: Experiences at the Edge of the World

By PJ Taylor, read by Jack Klaff. Repeated from Tuesday


Author: PJ Taylor
Reader: Jack Klaff

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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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