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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Clair Jaquiss.


Unknown: Clair Jaquiss.

: Leisure Report

With Trixie Rawlinson.


Unknown: Trixie Rawlinson.

: News Briefing

: Sports Desk

: Open Country

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


Unknown: Richard Uridge
Producer: Karen Gregor

: Today

With Anna Ford and John Humphrys.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With the Rev Dr Colin Morris.


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Dr Colin Morris.

: Home Truths

John Peel takes a warts-and-all look at the British weekend. Tom Bussman continues his look at the role the seven deadly sins play in the weekend: today, anger is in the spotlight. Producer Chris Berthoud PHONE: (0171) [number removed]
E-MAIL- home.truths@bbc.co.uk
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/hometruths/


Unknown: John Peel
Unknown: Tom Bussman
Producer: Chris Berthoud

: Loose Ends

With Ned Sherrin and guests. Producer Julian Mayers


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Producer: Julian Mayers

: Cricket

England v South Africa
Commentary from Old Trafford on the second one-day international by Jonathan Agnew , Henry Blofeld and Gerald de Kock. With expert comment from Graeme Fowler and Chris Cowdrey. Including at 2.25* South African Summers with Peter Baxter.
* Approximate times
* See Jonathan Agnew : page 47


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Henry Blofeld
Unknown: Gerald de Kock.
Unknown: Graeme Fowler
Unknown: Chris Cowdrey.
Unknown: Peter Baxter.
Unknown: Jonathan Agnew

: The Food Programme

What are we feeding our pets? Natalie Wheen investigates.
Producer Lucinda Montefiore Repeated Monday 4pm


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Lucinda Montefiore

: From Our Own Correspondent

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

: Cricket

: The News Quiz

With Simon Hoggart and guests. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Simon Hoggart

: News

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby is joined in Selby, North Yorkshire, by panellists including William Atkinson , headteacher of Phoenix School, London: Archie Norman , vice-chairman of the Conservative
Party; and Matthew Parris , political sketch writer for The Times. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: William Atkinson
Unknown: Archie Norman
Unknown: Matthew Parris

: Any Answers? (0171) [number removed]

Phone with your views on the issues raised in Any Questions?
Producers Anne Peacock and Karen Turner


Producers: Anne Peacock
Producers: Karen Turner

: The Book That Changed History

Professor John J Manning of the University of Connecticut tells the story of John Hayward , whose book The Life and Reign of Henry IV, the bestseller of 1599, changed the way history was recorded in this country.


Unknown: Professor John J Manning
Unknown: John Hayward

: The Saturday Play: Skeletons

By Frank Vickery. When Louise announces she is getting married, her dad does not like the idea - but why? with Jeremi Cockram , Richard Nichols , Lowri Mae and Lynn Hunter. Director Alison Hindell


Unknown: Frank Vickery.
Unknown: Jeremi Cockram
Unknown: Richard Nichols
Unknown: Lynn Hunter.
Director: Alison Hindell
Carol: Sue Roderick
Michael: Andy Hockley
Louise: Lynne Seymour

: Weekend Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray. Producer Emma Selby


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Producer: Emma Selby

: Saturday PM Special

Eddie Mair presents coverage and analysis of the results of the historic Irish Referendum. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Six O'clock News

Including news of the Irish Referendum results.

: Talking Pictures

Russell Davies presents a programme about films and filmgoing. This week, he explores the making of Stanley Kubrick's 2001: a Space Odyssey. Producer Rebecca Nicholson Repeated Tuesday 11.30pm


Unknown: Russell Davies
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: Saturday Review

Tom Sutcliffe and guests discuss the week's cultural events. This edition looks at Talk of the Town, the first novel from Ardal O'Hanlon ; and an exhibition of Cubist art.
Producer Adrian Washbourne


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Unknown: Ardal O'Hanlon
Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: American Voices

Four of America's best regional writers reflect on the special flavour of their patch of country.
3: The Bridge and Tunnel Syndrome by Patricia Duarte. Producer Sallie Davies
Repeated Wednesday 8.45pm


Unknown: Patricia Duarte.
Producer: Sallie Davies

: The Archive Hour: A Century of Gardens

The second part of Eric Robson 's reflection on gardens and their design. Using archive recordings and music, he shows how radio has tried to make us better gardeners over the decades. Producer Judy Ward


Unknown: Eric Robson
Producer: Judy Ward

: The Classic Serial: Robinson Crusoe

In the conclusion of Steve Chambers 's adaptation of Daniel Defoe 's epic,
Crusoe's acceptance of his solitude is shattered. With Roy Marsden and Tom Bevan.
Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Steve Chambers
Unknown: Daniel Defoe
Unknown: Roy Marsden
Unknown: Tom Bevan.

: The Moral Maze

Michael Buerk chairs a lively discussion of the moral questions behind the week's news. Witnesses face cross-examination from David Cook
, Janet Daley , Michael Mansfield QC and David Starkey. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: David Cook
Unknown: Janet Daley
Unknown: Michael Mansfield
Unknown: David Starkey.

: The Man Who Was Comedy

His Collaborators. The second of three features on the work of George S Kaufman , the American director who also wrote 45 plays and musicals. Written and presented by Dick Vosburgh , with Bob Sessions as the voice of Kaufman.
Producer Jonathan James-Moore Repeat


Unknown: George S Kaufman
Presented By: Dick Vosburgh
Unknown: Bob Sessions
Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

: A Night with.... Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub

Paul Allen talks to six people who regard the night as a special place. In this first programme, the eminent
Egyptian-born heart and lung surgeon shares the music, poetry and prose which evoke the night for him. Producer Jane Ray
Repeated Monday 11.30pm


Talks: Paul Allen
Producer: Jane Ray

: News

: Nightsongs

In the second of three programmes of musical memories,
Baroness Barbara Castle evokes the mood of the thirties through a hit song of the time, On the Sunny Side of the Street. Producer Fiona Couper


Unknown: Baroness Barbara Castle
Producer: Fiona Couper

: Late Story: An Engtish Pastoral Anthology

Read by Stella Gonet and Oliver Ford Davies.
Repeated from Tuesday


Read By: Stella Gonet
Read By: Oliver Ford Davies.

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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.

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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