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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Johnston McKay.


Unknown: Johnston McKay.

: 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 Cristina Odone.
8.45 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Anna Ford
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Cristina Odone.

: Home Truths

John Peel takes a warts-and-all look at the great British weekend. Does the family that works together play together? Plus a look at the hangouts of insomniacs, and ideas for a cure. Producer Alison Hughes
PHONE: (0171) [number removed]
E-MAIL: home.truths@bbc.co.uk
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/hometruths/


Unknown: John Peel
Producer: Alison Hughes

: Loose Ends

With Ned Sherrin and guests. Producer Julian Mayers


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Producer: Julian Mayers

: The Food Programme

How can children in care be expected to develop food skills when they are not even allowed in the kitchen? GeoffTansey reports from children's homes in West Yorkshire. Producer Paula McGinley. Repeated Monday 4pm


Producer: Paula McGinley.

: From Our Own Correspondent hm on/y

Presented by Joanna Robertson. Producer Tony Grant


Presented By: Joanna Robertson.
Producer: Tony Grant

: Money Box

Alison Mitchell with the latest news from the world of personal finance. Producer Paul O'Keefe


Unknown: Alison Mitchell
Producer: Paul O'Keefe

: In the Chair

A six-part comedy thriller by Mark Tavener, starring Michael Williams, Barry Foster and Hugh Laurie.
1: Maverick correspondent George Cragge 's retirement is cut short. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Mark Tavener
Unknown: Michael Williams
Unknown: Barry Foster
Unknown: Hugh Laurie.
Unknown: George Cragge

: News

: Test Match Special

Engtand v South Africa
Commentary from Edgbaston on the third day of the First Test. With Jonathan Agnew , Henry Blofeld and Gerald de Kock , and expert comment from Chris Cowdrey , Mike Selvey and Eddie Barlow. Including at 1.15* A View from the Boundary and at 3.45* Teatime News and Your Letters Answered
• Approximate times
* See Jonathan Agnew : page 53


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Henry Blofeld
Unknown: Gerald de Kock
Unknown: Chris Cowdrey
Unknown: Mike Selvey
Unknown: Eddie Barlow.
Unknown: Jonathan Agnew

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby is joined in Gillingham, Kent, by panellists including sports minister Tony Banks and Peter Hitchens , assistant editor of The Express. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Tony Banks
Unknown: Peter Hitchens

: 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

: Casanova

Christopher Cook walks the streets of Venice in search of the real Giacomo Casanova , who died 200 years ago - was there more to him than a tireless sexual appetite? Reader Anthony Hyde. Producer David Perry


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Giacomo Casanova
Reader: Anthony Hyde.
Producer: David Perry

: The Saturday Play: So Very Secret

By Barbara Pym , dramatised by Elizabeth Proud. This comedy thriller set in England in 1941 focuses on the sudden disappearance of Harriet Jekyll of the Foreign Office.


Author: Barbara Pym
Dramatised by: Elizabeth Proud
Producer: Sioned William
Cassandra Swann: Amanda Root
Harriet Jekyll: Miriam Margolyes
[Actor]: Nigel Anthony
[Actor]: Chris Emmett
[Actor]: Josie Kidd
[Actor]: Chris Pavlo
[Actor]: Elizabeth Proud

: Weekend Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray. Producer Emma Selby


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Producer: Emma Selby

: Saturday PM

Eddie Mair with analysis of the day's news, plus the sports headlines.


Unknown: Eddie Mair

: Talking Pictures

Russell Davies presents a programme about films and film-going. This edition celebrates National Cinema Day and talks to actor Robert Duvall. Producer Rebecca Nicholson Repeated Tuesday 11.30pm


Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Robert Duvall.
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: Live from London

From the Whitehall Theatre in the heart of the capital, Simon Fanshawe presents the talk show highlighting the interesting people in town tonight. Producers Tim Dee and Paul Dodgson


Unknown: Simon Fanshawe
Producers: Tim Dee
Producers: Paul Dodgson

: Saturday Review

Tom Sutcliffe and guests look at the week's cultural events. In this edition, reviews of A Patchwork Planet, the new novel from Anne Tyler , and Robert Duvall 's Oscar-winning performance in his latest movie The Apostle. Producer Erin Riley


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Unknown: Anne Tyler
Unknown: Robert Duvall
Producer: Erin Riley

: Maps for the Future

Four programmes featuring inspirational speeches from graduation ceremonies past and present. 1: Dr Martin Luther King and Caryl Phillips. Producers Eleanor Garland and Vibeke Venema Repeated Wednesday 8.45pm


Unknown: Dr Martin Luther King
Unknown: Caryl Phillips.
Producers: Eleanor Garland

: The Archive Hour: Bobbies

John Alderson , former Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall, looks back at his policing career, giving a personal view of some of the changes that have shaped postwar law enforcement. Producer Susan Greenhaigh


Unknown: John Alderson
Producer: Susan Greenhaigh

: The Classic Serial: Effi Briest

Theodor Fontane 's tale of the Prussian nobility stars Emilia Fox and David Threlfall. Part 2 of 3. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Theodor Fontane
Unknown: Emilia Fox
Unknown: David Threlfall.

: The Moral Maze

Michael Buerk chairs a discussion of the moral questions behind the news. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Michael Buerk

: Paradise Lost in Cyberspace

Colin Swash 's six-part comedy series. In 22nd-century Britain, the collapse of the pensions system means compulsory euthanasia for 70-year-olds. Part 1. with Geoffrey McGivern , Lorelei King , Melanie Hudson , Chris Douglas and Lewis MacLeod Producer Richard Wilson Repeat


Unknown: Colin Swash
Unknown: Geoffrey McGivern
Unknown: Lorelei King
Unknown: Melanie Hudson
Unknown: Chris Douglas
Unknown: Lewis MacLeod
Producer: Richard Wilson
George: Stephen Moore
Doris: Patsy Byrne

: A Night with....

Ramsey Campbell
Paul Allen talks to six people who regard the night as a special place. 3: Horror writer Ramsey Campbell. Producer Tessa Watt. Repeated Monday


Unknown: Ramsey Campbell
Talks: Paul Allen
Unknown: Ramsey Campbell.
Producer: Tessa Watt.

: News

: Startales

A monthly series telling the story of our struggle to understand the cosmos. 2: Copernicus and the Planetary Earth 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: The United Colours of Bed and Breakfast

By Michael Carson. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Michael Carson.

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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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