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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St Helen's Church, Sefton.

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Mark Tully considers visions and dreams.
Producer Beverley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Beverley McAinsh

: On Your Farm

A glimpse of rural life. Producer Gabi Fisher


Producer: Gabi Fisher

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Roger Bolton presents religious news. Producer Fiona O'Sullivan 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: Fiona O'Sullivan

: Radio 4 Appeal

For a charity which helps those affected by Huntington's disease. DONATIONS: Huntington's Disease
Association. [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed]. Repeated tomorrow llpm


Unknown: Battersea High St. London

: News

: Sunday Worship

From Selby Abbey in West Yorkshire.
With the choir of Selby Abbey directed by Dr Roger Tebbet. Led by the Rev Keith Jukes. Preacher the Rev David Woollard. Assistant organist Richard Grieveson.


Directed By: Dr Roger Tebbet.
Unknown: Keith Jukes.
Unknown: David Woollard.
Organist: Richard Grieveson.

: 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

♦ Soaps and flannel: page 12

: In the Psychiatrist's Chair

Professor Anthony Clare 's first subject is investigative journalist Gitta Sereny , whose controversial book about Mary Bell has raised fundamental questions about human nature.
Producer Michael Ember. Repeated Friday 9am


Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare
Unknown: Gitta Sereny
Unknown: Mary Bell
Producer: Michael Ember.

: A View fromAbroad

Eight personal journeys. 6: Edge of the World. For American writer
Lawrence Millman , a lover of remote Places, Foula in the Shetlands seemed the perfect destination. Producer Kate McAII


Unknown: Lawrence Millman
Producer: Kate McAii

: The Very World ofMilton Jones

Second in the new comedy series written by and starring Milton Jones. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Milton Jones.

: The World This Weekend

With Alex Brodie.


Unknown: Alex Brodie.

: Words in Music

Denis Quilley tests his guests' knowledge of words set to music. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Denis Quilley

: Gardeners' QuestionTime

Nigel Colborn , Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank answer questions sent in by post. With Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor
Repeated Wednesday 3pm


Unknown: Nigel Colborn
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: Ready About

Libby Purves presents a series about sailing and water sports. This week's programme explores the dream of owning a houseboat. Producer David Prest


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: David Prest

: The Classic Serial:Rites of Passage

The conclusion of Don Taylor 's adaptation of the story by William Golding. The journal found after
Colley's death reveals the shocking truth behind his behaviour. with Roger May , Struan Rodger , Alison Skilbeck , Max Digby , Richard Laing , Julian Morris and Charles Edwards. Director Don Taylor Repeated Saturday 9pm


Unknown: Don Taylor
Story By: William Golding.
Unknown: Roger May
Unknown: Struan Rodger
Unknown: Alison Skilbeck
Unknown: Max Digby
Unknown: Richard Laing
Unknown: Julian Morris
Unknown: Charles Edwards.
Director: Don Taylor
Talbot: Samuel West
Colley: Simon Russell Beale
Captain: Kenneth Haigh

: Bookclub

James Naughtie and a group of readers talk to writer Jung Chang about her award-winning book Wild Swans.
Producer Olivia Seligman. Repeated Friday 4pm


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Jung Chang
Producer: Olivia Seligman.

: Poetry Please

Frank Delaney introduces listeners' requests for poems by Robert Browning and others, read by Timothy West , Mark Straker and Jill Balcon. Producer Sara Davies


Introduces: Frank Delaney
Unknown: Robert Browning
Read By: Timothy West
Read By: Mark Straker
Read By: Jill Balcon.
Producer: Sara Davies

: Freaks, Lies andCelluloid

Film-maker Alex Cox looks at the portrayal of disabled people in films. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Alex Cox

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley airs more listeners' letters.
Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Chris Dunkley

: Pick of the Week

With John Waite.
Producer Bob Carter. PHONE: (0171) [number removed]. FAX: (0171) [number removed]E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw


Unknown: John Waite.
Producer: Bob Carter.

: The Archers

Grandparents unite. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: End of the Line

Louise Rennison hosts a lively debate on the spirit of our times from Brighton. Producer Alistair Wilson


Unknown: Louise Rennison
Producer: Alistair Wilson

: Open University

8.00 Underground Britain -
Subterraneous Life 8.30 We Didn't Do That When I Was at School 9.00
Developing World 9.20 Talking About the Enlightenment 9.40 American Conversation: Gloria Steinem


Unknown: Gloria Steinem

: Bookcases

A four-part comedy series by Martyn Wade. 3: The Man in White. London, 1858. Cordelia is having fun with novelist Wilkie Collins. With
Michael Cochrane and Maggie Steed. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Martyn Wade.
Unknown: Wilkie Collins.
Unknown: Michael Cochrane
Unknown: Maggie Steed.

: Word of Mouth

Michael Rosen explores words.
5: Old McDonald. Edinburgh Festival comedians on the art of the ad-lib, and animal sounds with Johnny Morris. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Unknown: Johnny Morris.

: Frontiers

Peter Evans presents more stories of scientific research. Chill Out. Should the injured always be kept warm? Producer Sandy Raffan Repeat E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Peter Evans
Producer: Sandy Raffan

: In This Together

How is Tony Blair 's vision of a united Briitain shaping up in practice? 5: In a Foreign Land. Peter White examines the Government's policies for dealing with asylum seekers. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Tony Blair
Unknown: Peter White

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley presents a preview of the week's big political events.
Including 10.45 Letters to a Godchild. The Rt Hon Virginia Bottomley MP with tips for a would-be politician. Editor John Evans


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Editor: John Evans

: Brain of Britain 1998

With Robert Robinson. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Robert Robinson.

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: ExperimentalFeature: Great Skies

Astronomers share their thoughts on the cosmos. Tonight, DrSomak Raychaudhury in Pune, India. Producer David Prest


Producer: David Prest

: The Late Story:The Trendelenberg Position

By Alasdair Gray , read by Ralph Riach. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Alasdair Gray
Read By: Ralph Riach.

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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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