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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

! With Father Oliver McTernan.


Unknown: Father Oliver McTernan.

: Farming Today

: Today

With Sue MacGregor, James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Rabbi Lionel Blue.


Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Lionel Blue.

: Word for Word

Live panel game in which guests unpick the meaning of a word, considering its origins and changing definitions.
Producer Mike Smith. Repeated at 9.30pm


Producer: Mike Smith.

: The Vale

Tony Robinson narrates an eight-part series following the lives of residents of a wildlife charity rescue centre near Evesham. 1: Feeding time is a frenzy.Producer Sarah Blunt


Producer: Sarah Blunt

: Letters from My Windmill

Stephen Fry reads five extracts from Alphonse Daudet 's reflections on his spiritual love affair with the region of Provence and its people.
1: My Windmill as I First Knew It


Unknown: Stephen Fry
Unknown: Alphonse Daudet

: Daily Service

Canon Noel Vincent reflects on themes of the Lambeth Conference with bishops of the worldwide Anglican communion.


Unknown: Canon Noel Vincent

: Woman's Hour

With Martha Kearney and guests. Postcards: The Fall by Jonathan
; Holloway. Parti of 5. Postcards repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Martha Kearney

: Esprit de Corps

Four programmes exploring some well-known British organisations. 3: The Bloody 11th Producer Graham Ellis


Producer: Graham Ellis

: Test Match Special

12.04-1.00*, 1.30-6.30*
Test Match Special LW onlyEngland v South Africa
Commentary from Trent Bridge on the fifth and final day's play in the Fourth
Test. Including at 3.45* Teatime News * 'Approximate times

: Tom's Midnight Garden

3 By Philippa Pearce , dramatised in four Parts by Judy Allen. 1: Tom Long 's stay with Aunt Gwen and Uncle Alan turns from tedium to adventure. with Sarah Morton , Deborah Berlin, Calum Macpherson , Judy Parkin , Tim Godwin , George Miller , Robert Thomas , Oliver Grig and David Holt. Music by Elizabeth Parker Director John Taylor Repeat


Unknown: Philippa Pearce
Unknown: Judy Allen.
Unknown: Tom Long
Unknown: Sarah Morton
Unknown: Calum MacPherson
Unknown: Judy Parkin
Unknown: Tim Godwin
Unknown: George Miller
Unknown: Robert Thomas
Unknown: Oliver Grig
Unknown: David Holt.
Music By: Elizabeth Parker
Director: John Taylor
Tom: Peter England
Aunt Gwen: Una Stubbs
Uncle Alan: Crawford Logan

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Mark Whittaker.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Mark Whittaker.

: The World at One

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Words in Music

Denis Quilley tests guests' knowledge of words set to music. Producer Adrian Edwards. Rptd Sunday 1.30pm


Unknown: Denis Quilley
Producer: Adrian Edwards.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Hearts and Bones

By Annie McCartney. A mother faces a dilemma when tests for a bone-marrow transplant reveal that her husband may not be the father of her child. with Michael Maloney , Sarah Jane Holm , Hugh Ross , Marcella Riordan and David Antrobus Director Eoin O'Callaghan


Unknown: Annie McCartney.
Unknown: Michael Maloney
Unknown: Sarah Jane Holm
Unknown: Hugh Ross
Unknown: Marcella Riordan
Unknown: David Antrobus
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Jenny Pearson: Amanda Root
Frank Pearson: Kenneth Cranham
Lucy Pearson: Ellie Beaven

: Inside Money

Repeated from Saturday 12.04pm

: In Celebration

In the first of four programmes about design, the first pick-and-mix furniture system is celebrated. Producer David Prest


Producer: David Prest

: Hemingway Short Stories

Big Two-Hearted River. The first of four stories by the Nobel-Prize-winning author. Read by Bob Sherman.


Read By: Bob Sherman.

: The Food Programme

Repeated from Saturday 11am

: Four Comers

Keith Aitken and his guests look behind the international headlines. Producer Gwen Stirling


Unknown: Keith Aitken
Producer: Gwen Stirling

: PM

With Clare English and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Just a Minute

Nicholas Parsons is joined by Julian Clary , Clement Freud , Paul Merton and Derek Nimmo in the comedy panel game. This edition comes from the Theatre Royal in Bath.
Producer Chris Neill. Repeated Sunday 12.30pm


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Julian Clary
Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Derek Nimmo
Producer: Chris Neill.

: The Archers

There's a storm at the port. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson offers his verdict on Lost in Space, Hollywood's latest science-fiction blockbuster.
Producer Alison Perks


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Alison Perks

: Postcards: The Fall

By Jonathan Holloway. Part 1 of 5. Director David Hunter. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Jonathan Holloway.
Director: David Hunter.

: The Beat

The last of four programmes following community police officers at work features the case of a pregnant woman trying to escape her violent husband. Producer Susan Mitchell


Producer: Susan Mitchell

: Analysis

Changing Asian Values? After the collapse of many Asian "tigers", what lessons can be learnt?
Anthony Dworkin visits Indonesia. Producer Nicola Meyrick
Repeated Sunday 9.30pm


Unknown: Anthony Dworkin
Producer: Nicola Meyrick

: Landscape of Monsters

Chris Yates explores the underwater environment, where nature can now produce fish up to three times the size they should be for their species. Producer Helen Stiles


Unknown: Chris Yates
Producer: Helen Stiles

: Word for Word

Live panel game in which guests unpick the meaning of a word. Repeated from 9am

: Book at Bedtime: A Patchwork Planet

By Anne Tyler , abridged in ten parts by Pat McLoughlin , read by William Hope. Part 6.
Producer Di Speirs


Unknown: Anne Tyler
Unknown: Pat McLoughlin
Read By: William Hope.
Producer: Di Speirs

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from yesterday 7.55am

: Gillies

Sudha Bhuchar and Shaheen Khan 's
four-part series charting the ups and downs of five thirtysomething women living in SW19. Part 2. with Sudha Bhuchar , Bharti Patel , Zita Sattar , Roger Liddle , Cal McCrystal , Burt Caesar , Shiv Grewal , Surendra Kochar , Christopher Trenfield , Nyla Levy and Sophie Levy Director Kristine Landon-Smith


Unknown: Sudha Bhuchar
Unknown: Shaheen Khan
Unknown: Sudha Bhuchar
Unknown: Bharti Patel
Unknown: Zita Sattar
Unknown: Roger Liddle
Unknown: Cal McCrystal
Unknown: Burt Caesar
Unknown: Shiv Grewal
Unknown: Surendra Kochar
Unknown: Christopher Trenfield
Unknown: Nyla Levy
Unknown: Sophie Levy
Director: Kristine Landon-Smith
Samina: Sakuntala Ramanee
Jabeen: Shaheen Khan

: At the Foot of the Mountain

With Robert Scott Dawson. Repeated from Saturday 11.30pm


Unknown: Robert Scott Dawson.

: News

: The Late Book: Raymond Carver Short Stories

Five readings from one of the modern masters of the American short story to commemorate the tenth anniversary of his premature death. 1: Are These Actual Miles? Producer Matthew Dodd


Producer: Matthew Dodd

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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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