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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From All Saints, Sproughton, Ipswich.

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Eileen Campbell looks at cycles of both life and fate.
Producer Tamsin Collison. Repeated 11.30pm


Unknown: Eileen Campbell
Producer: Tamsin Collison.

: On Your Farm

Engaging conversation from the farmhouse kitchens of Britain. Producer Gabi Fisher


Producer: Gabi Fisher

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Roger Bolton presents religious news. Producer Liz Leonard
PHONE: (0161) [number removed]
WRITE TO: Sunday, Room 5031, BBC North, PO Box 27, Manchester M60 1SJ E-MAIL: sunday@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Liz Leonard

: Radio 4 Appeal

Nick Higham speaks on behalf of the Tuberous Sclerosis Association. Repeated tomorrow llpm
DONATIONS: Tuberous Sclerosis Association, [address removed]
CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed]


Unknown: Nick Higham

: News

: Sunday Worship

From St Finnian's Parish Church, Belfast.


Conducted by: Canon Noel Battye
Choirmaster and organist: Samuel Lown

: Letter from America

By Alistair Cooke. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Broadcasting House

Eddie Mair presents conversation about the big stories of the week. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway is playwright
Jack Rosenthal. Repeated Friday 9am


Unknown: Jack Rosenthal.

: New Asians

The second of six programmes in which Clare Hampson explores the lives of British people who have left the country. 2: Manila. For journalist Sarah Lowther , the expat life has offered a variety of challenges. Producer Vibeke Venema


Unknown: Clare Hampson
Unknown: Sarah Lowther

: Just a Minute

Maria McErlane , Stephen Frost , Peter Jones and Paul Mertonjoin Nicholas Parsons for the classic comedy panel game at the Leicester Comedy Festival, from Loughborough'stown hall. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Maria McErlane
Unknown: Stephen Frost
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Paul Mertonjoin Nicholas

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Mastermind

Peter Snow chairs the fourth semi-final of this year's competition. Repeated from Monday

: Gardeners' Question Time

Nigel Colborn , Pippa Greenwood and Anne Swithinbank answer questions sent in by post. With Eric Robson.
Producer Trevor Taylor. Rptd Wednesday 3pm


Unknown: Nigel Colborn
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor.

: Parkes and Gardens

The first of six programmes in which Simon Parkes goes in search of innovative contemporary gardens. Producer Rebecca Moore


Unknown: Simon Parkes
Producer: Rebecca Moore

: The Classic Serial: The Hound of the Baskervilles: 1: The Power of Evil

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's novel is dramatised in two parts by Bert Coules.
Starring Clive Merrison as Sherlock Holmes and Michael Williams as Dr John Watson.

An ancient legend plagues a noble family.

(Michael Williams reads The Doctor, the Detective and Arthur Conan Doyle , tomorrow at 9.45am.)
(Repeated Saturday 9pm)
The mysterious understudy: page 7


Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatised by: Bert Coules
Violinist: Ian Humphries
Pianist/Musical arranger: Michael Hasiam
Director: Enyd Williams
Sherlock Holmes: Clive Merrison
Dr John Watson: Michael Williams
Mrs Hudson: Judi Dench
Sir Charles Baskerville: Donald Sinden
[Actor]: Mark Leake
[Actor]: Roger May
[Actor]: Ian Masters
[Actor]: Rachel Atkins
[Actor]: Don McCorkindale
[Actor]: Jenny Lee
[Actor]: John Woodnutt
[Actor]: Iwan Thomas
[Actor]: Brian Parr
[Actor]: Nicole Forbes
[Actor]: Simon Hanna
[Actor]: James Harrison
[Actor]: Jamie Harden

: Open Book

Humphrey Carpenter explores reading fashions and passions among Britain's Chinese community.
Producer Robert Ketteridge. Repeated Friday 4pm


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Producer: Robert Ketteridge.

: Fine Lines

In the second of six programmes looking at contemporary poetry,
Christopher Cook talks to poets Carol Ann Duffy and Alison Pryde. Producer Susan Roberts


Talks: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Carol Ann Duffy
Unknown: Alison Pryde.
Producer: Susan Roberts

: File on 4

Is the west's condemnation of India's recent nuclear tests good policy? Repeated from Tuesday

: Heavenly Thoughts

And God Created Science. In the second of three programmes, astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell talks about her spiritual beliefs. Producer Karen Holden


Talks: Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Producer: Karen Holden

: Pick of the Week

With Frank Delaney.
Producer Elizabeth Abrahams
PHONE: (0171) [number removed]. FAX: (0171) [number removed]. E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw


Unknown: Frank Delaney.
Producer: Elizabeth Abrahams

: The Archers

Someone gets in without paying. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: The Beaton Generation

Alistair Beaton hosts the last in the series of the satirical comedy show. Producers Claire Jones and Craig Swan


Unknown: Alistair Beaton
Producers: Claire Jones
Producers: Craig Swan

: Open University

8.00 Pacific Studies - Living on the Edge 8.30 Creating and Recreating - Theme and Variation 9.00 The
Feminist Spectator: Women in the Cinema 9.20 The Jewish Enigma:
Exodus 9.40 American Conversations

: Rent 4

A six-part series of Lucy Flannery 's comedy. 5: Paul and Ruby are delighted to see the back of Dave. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Lucy Flannery

: Law in Action

With Marcel Berlins.
Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Marcel Berlins.

: Reinventing God

Charles Handy retraces his own steps in everyone's journey of a lifetime - the search for meaning and purpose. 4: Los Angeles: Can-Do Culture Producer Norman Winter Repeat


Unknown: Charles Handy

: Analysis

That Special Feeling. Ngaire Woods asks which British interests are best served by the Clinton-Blair personal chemistry. Repeated from Monday

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley presents a guide to what's what politically over the next seven days. Including at 10.45 The Day the House Stood Still
Dinah Lammiman recalls the atmosphere in the Commons in 1979 as Michael Foot tried to defend the Labour government against a vote of no confidence. Editor John Evans


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Unknown: Dinah Lammiman
Unknown: Michael Foot
Editor: John Evans

: Puzzle Panel

With Chris Maslanka.
Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Chris Maslanka.

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Experimental Feature: Monthly Montage

An audio portrait of the month gone by.

: Late Story: The End of the World

By Mavis Gallant , read by Stuart Milligan. A man journeys to his estranged father's deathbed in the hope of receiving an apology. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Mavis Gallant
Read By: Stuart Milligan.

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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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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