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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Father Oliver McTernan.


Unknown: Father Oliver McTernan.

: Farming Today

Producer Ashley Gething


Producer: Ashley Gething

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Sister Lavinia Byrne.
8.35 Yesterday in Parliament L W only


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Lavinia Byrne.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway is singer/songwriter Chris de Burgh. Repeated from Sunday 11.15am


Songwriter: Chris de Burgh.

: Serial: Letters from My Windmill

The Two Inns and The Vicar of Cucagnan. Final extracts. For details see Monday

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray and guests. Postcards: The Fall. Final part. Postcards repeated at 7.45pm For details see Monday


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: The Garden

The last of four portraits exploring changes in the garden landscape wrought by the passage of the seasons. Producer Sarah Blunt Repeat

: Like They've Never Been Gone

Mike Coleman 's six-part sitcom stars June Whitfield and Roy Hudd.
3: Will Mr Elstein get his wicked way? With Pat Coombs , Julian Eardley ,
Joshua Henderson , Edward Halsted , Chris Pavlo and Rachel Smith. Music by Frido Ruth Producer Steve Doherty


Unknown: Mike Coleman
Unknown: Roy Hudd.
Unknown: Mr Elstein
Unknown: Pat Coombs
Unknown: Julian Eardley
Unknown: Joshua Henderson
Unknown: Edward Halsted
Unknown: Chris Pavlo
Unknown: Rachel Smith.
Music By: Frido Ruth
Producer: Steve Doherty

: You and Yours

With Trixie Rawlinson and Mark Whittaker.
Editor Chris Burns


Unknown: Trixie Rawlinson
Unknown: Mark Whittaker.
Editor: Chris Burns

: The World at One

With James Cox. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: James Cox.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Write Stuff

James Walton hosts a new book quiz. Featuring Sebastian Faulks , John Walsh , Victoria Glendinning and Tracey MacLead. Author of the week is Jane Austen. Reader Rachel Atkins.
Written by James Walton. Producer Jon Rolph


Unknown: James Walton
Unknown: Sebastian Faulks
Unknown: John Walsh
Unknown: Victoria Glendinning
Unknown: Tracey MacLead.
Reader: Jane Austen.
Reader: Rachel Atkins.
Written By: James Walton.
Producer: Jon Rolph

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Unwritten Law

Helena Kennedy QC presents the last of four dramatised features about trials that brought about a change in the law. 85 Burglaries and a Phone Tap. The trial of eight people in 1978 was to launch a much more important investigation into State secrecy. with Geoffrey Whitehead , Charles Simpson. Colin Starkey , Roger Hammond and Keith Drinkel. Written and compiled by Rib Davis Director Janet Whitaker


Unknown: Geoffrey Whitehead
Unknown: Charles Simpson.
Unknown: Colin Starkey
Unknown: Roger Hammond
Unknown: Keith Drinkel.
Unknown: Rib Davis
Director: Janet Whitaker
James Malone: Jonathan Keeble
Margaret Malone: Jane Whittenshaw

: Veg Talk [number removed]

Charlie Hicks and Greg Wallace address listeners' questions about fruit and vegetables in the last programme of the series. With gardener Lynda Brown and chef Valentina Harris. Producer Lauretta Reynolds LINES OPEN 1.30pm


Unknown: Charlie Hicks
Unknown: Greg Wallace
Unknown: Lynda Brown
Unknown: Valentina Harris.
Producer: Lauretta Reynolds

: Desperately Seeking....

A look at the more unusual ways in which small ads are used, and some of the results they have produced. Producer Tracey Cotton


Producer: Tracey Cotton

: Feedback

With Chris Dunkley. Editor Viv Black
Repeated Sunday 5.40pm
WRITE TO: Feedback, PO Box 2100. London W1A 1QT. FAX: (0171) [number removed]E-MAIL: Feedback@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Chris Dunkley.
Editor: Viv Black

: Open Book

With Humphrey Carpenter. Repeated from Sunday 4pm


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter.

: The Message

Alex Brodie and his guests discuss how current media trends affect our lives.
Producer Lindsay Leonard


Unknown: Alex Brodie
Producer: Lindsay Leonard

: PM

With Clare English and Chris Lowe. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Editor: Kevin Marsh


Australian comedian Mark Little chairs the news-based improvisation game with John Moloney and Ed Byrne. Producer Kathy Smith
Repeated Saturday 12.30pm


Unknown: Mark Little
Unknown: John Moloney
Unknown: Ed Byrne.
Producer: Kathy Smith

: The Archers

History repeats itself.
Written by Mick Martin. Director Keri Davies Editor Vanessa Whitburn
[address removed]


Written By: Mick Martin.
Director: Keri Davies
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
Nigel Pargetter: Graham Seed
Elizabeth Pargetter: Alison Dowling
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
Tommy Archer: Tom Graham
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
KateAldridge: Kellie Bright
Sid Perks: Alan Devereux
Kathy Perks: Hedli Niklaus
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Roy Tucker: Ian Pepperell
Caroline Pemberton: Sara Coward
Jean-Paul: Yves Aubert
Richard Locke: William Gaminara
Usha Gupta: Souad Faress
Hayley Jordan: Lucy Davis
Sean Myerson: Gareth Armstrong
Morwenna: Wendy Schoemann
Steve Abott: Andy Hockley
Alistair Lloyd: Michael Lumsden

: Front Row

Why has Muhammad Ali fired the imagination of writers as diverse as Norman Mailer and Nobel laureate
Wole Soyinka ? Mark Lawson finds out with the help of a new anthology. Producer Erika Wright


Unknown: Muhammad Ali
Unknown: Norman Mailer
Unknown: Wole Soyinka
Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Erika Wright

: Postcards: The Fall

By Jonathan Holloway. Final part. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Jonathan Holloway.

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby is joined in Brightlingsea, Essex, by panellists including lain Duncan-Smith, shadow Secretary of State for Social Security. Producer Anne Peacock
Repeated tomorrow 1.15pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Anne Peacock

: Letter from America

By Alistair Cooke. Repeated Sunday


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The Friday Play: The Double of E12

Jeremy Front's black comedy for the overstressed among us. How would you feel if you walked into work one morning and found your double sitting at your desk? And if your double not only had your life but was also making a success of it? with Harry Towb , Linal Haft , Sarah Rice , Jonathan Tafler and Jonathan Keeble
Director Sally Avens


Unknown: Harry Towb
Unknown: Linal Haft
Unknown: Sarah Rice
Unknown: Jonathan Tafler
Unknown: Jonathan Keeble
Director: Sally Avens
Andrew: Douglas Hodge
Alan: Douglas Hodge
Michelle: Barbara Durkin
Martin: David Schneider

: The World Tonight

Editors Prue Keely and Jenni Russell E-MAIL: wtonite@bbc.co.uk


Editors: Prue Keely
Editors: Jenni Russell

: Book at Bedtime: A Patchwork Planet

By Anne Tyler. Final part. For details see Monday


Unknown: Anne Tyler.

: Late Tackle

from 11.30 An hour-long special from Hockenheim, venue for the German Grand Prix. Martin Bashir and guests talk about the glamorous world of Formula One, as well as German sporting culture. Producer Simon Crosse


Unknown: Martin Bashir
Producer: Simon Crosse

: News

: The Late Book: Raymond Carver Short Stories

Intimacy. A man visits his ex-wife, but she is still too angry to get close. For details see Monday

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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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