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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Ian Mackenzie.


Unknown: Ian MacKenzie.

: Farming Today

With Charlotte Smith. Producer Davtd Street


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.

: Today

Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With Father Oliver McTernan.


Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Father Oliver McTernan.

: On the Ropes

John Humphrys talks to six successful people who have weathered storms in their careers. 5: Lord Taylor of Warwick The black barrister who was selected as Conservative parliamentary candidate for Cheltenham faced opposition even from within his own party.
Producer Brian King. Repeated at 9.30pm


Talks: John Humphrys
Producer: Brian King.

: Tales from the Village

Five programmes exploring the traditions and beliefs that still shape everyday life in Africa. 1: Joel Kibazo visits a crocodile pool in the Gambia that is believed to cure infertility. Producer Candida Harris


Unknown: Joel Kibazo
Producer: Candida Harris

: Daily Service

Lord, for Tomorrow and Its Needs
(Providence); Matthew 6, w25-30; Teach Me Thy Way. 0 Lord (The Path Divine): How Deep the Father's Love for Us (Townend). Director of music Darius Battiwalla.


Music: Darius Battiwalla.

: All Points North

With poet Simon Armitage. Part 2. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Simon Armitage.

: Woman's Hour

With Martha Kearney and guests. Dear Jayne Browne : Honest Men by Valerie Georgeson. Part 2 of 5. Dear Jayne Browne repeated at 7.45pm For details see yesterday


Unknown: Martha Kearney
Unknown: Jayne Browne
Unknown: Valerie Georgeson.
Unknown: Jayne Browne

: Cajun Country

Three programmes in which
Pete McCarthy investigates the history of the Acadians - French settlers from
Canada who dispersed throughout the world. 1: To Grand Pre and Back. The lifestyle that gave rise to Acadian culture. Producer Eleanor Garland Repeat


Unknown: Pete McCarthy
Producer: Eleanor Garland

: Sketches by Boz

The Tuggses at Ramsgate. It seems that money cannot buy you love in the first of five comic stories from the pen of Charles Dickens. With Nicholas Farrell as the voice of Boz. with Colleen Prendergast. Julian Rhind Tutt. Sean Baker and Tracy Ann Oberman Director Sally Avens


Unknown: Charles Dickens.
Unknown: Nicholas Farrell
Unknown: Colleen Prendergast.
Unknown: Julian Rhind Tutt.
Unknown: Sean Baker
Unknown: Tracy Ann OBErman
Director: Sally Avens
Mr Joseph Tuggs: Christopher Hancock
MrsTuggs: Frances Jeater

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and John Waite.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Points of Law

Huw Edwards cross-examines top lawyers Mark Stephens and Eileen Pembridge and their guests in a battle of wits from the heart of the legal establishment, the Law Society.
Producers Geoff Ballinger and Tim Green


Unknown: Huw Edwards
Unknown: Mark Stephens
Unknown: Eileen Pembridge
Producers: Geoff Ballinger
Producers: Tim Green

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play:The Hydro

A four-part serialisation of Ronald
Frame's popular drama set in a luxury hotel in the Scottish Highlands.
2: A famous TV soap opera star plans a secret revenge in the dining room. with Tom Watson. Ann Scott-Jones .
Gregor Powrie. Deirdre Davis. Simon Tait and Louise Ludgate. Director Patrick Rayner


Unknown: Tom Watson.
Unknown: Ann Scott-Jones
Unknown: Gregor Powrie.
Unknown: Deirdre Davis.
Unknown: Simon Tait
Unknown: Louise Ludgate.
Director: Patrick Rayner
Fee: Elia Langland
David: Crawford Logan
Wilma: Una McLean

: The Exchange

(0171) [number removed]Robin Lustig invites your views on today's topical issue. Producer Jane O'Rourke LINES OPEN from 1.30pm


Unknown: Robin Lustig
Producer: Jane O'Rourke

: Original Features

Three programmes in which
Frank Wilson meets people who have taken DIY into the realms of fantasy.
1: DIY Castle. Orthodontist John Mew has spent the past five years building his dream castle in the heart of Sussex. Producer Sean Walsh


Unknown: Frank Wilson
Unknown: John Mew
Producer: Sean Walsh

: On the Fringe

Four comic stories recorded in the Pleasance Cabaret Bar at this year's Edinburgh Festival. 2: Tom Smith reads The Valhalla Despatch by Brian Hennigan. An Edinburgh granny requests a Viking funeral. Producer David Jackson Young Repeated Saturday 12.30am


Unknown: Tom Smith
Unknown: Brian Hennigan.
Producer: David Jackson

: A Good Read

Thomas Sutcliffe and his guests, artistic director Neil Bartlett and broadcaster Martin Bashir, talk about three favourite paperbacks.


Unknown: Thomas Sutcliffe
Director: Neil Bartlett
Unknown: Martin Bashir
Producer: Christine Hall

: Shop Talk

Chat from the world of business with Heather Payton and guests. Producer Simon Crow


Unknown: Heather Payton
Producer: Simon Crow

: PM

With Chris Lowe and Jon Sopel.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Jon Sopel.

: The Nualas

More music and comedy from the sassy Irish trio. This week, Nuala's disastrous haircut causes upset. With Sue Collins, Anne Gildea , Karen Egan and Paul Tylak.
Producer Jo Clegg. Repeated tomorrow 11.30pm


Unknown: Anne Gildea
Unknown: Karen Egan
Unknown: Paul Tylak.
Producer: Jo Clegg.

: The Archers

The moment of truth. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Francine Stock chairs the nightly arts programme.
Producer Robert Ketteridge


Unknown: Francine Stock
Producer: Robert Ketteridge

: Dear Jayne Browne

Honest Men by Valerie Georgeson Part 2 of 5. Repeated from 10.45am For details see yesterday

: Freaks, Lies andCelluloid

Why does the Hunchback of Notre Dame never get the girl? And why does
Cinderella have to be beautiful to be good? Film-maker Alex Cox looks at the portrayal of disabled people in feature films and asks if it is time that film-makers got real about disability.
Producer Colin Hughes. Repeated Sunday 5pm


Unknown: Alex Cox
Producer: Colin Hughes.

: In Touch

Peter White with news for visually impaired people.
Producer Karen Turner
PHONE: [number removed] for more information FACTSHEET: send a large sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Karen Turner

: Patient Progress

Prisoners of Pleasure. Cutting-edge science is teasing apart the genes that may be responsible for addiction. In the third of four programmes, Sue Armstrong discovers why some people become addicted to drugs while others are able to walk away. Producer Louise Dalziel


Producer: Louise Dalziel

: On the Ropes

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Isabel Hilton.


Unknown: Isabel Hilton.

: Book at Bedtime:First Love

By Ivan Turgenev. Part 2. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Ivan Turgenev.

: Goodness Gracious Me

Last in the series of the Asian sketch show starring Sanjeev Bhaskar , KuMnder Ghir , Meera Syal and Nina Wadia. Producer Anil Gupta Repeat


Unknown: Sanjeev Bhaskar
Unknown: Kumnder Ghir
Unknown: Meera Syal
Unknown: Nina Wadia.
Producer: Anil Gupta

: Talking Pictures

Repeated from Saturday 5.30pm

: News

: The LateBook: Tales from Ovid

By Ted Hughes. Part 2.
For details see yesterday Repeat


Unknown: Ted Hughes.

About this project

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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