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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Andrew Graystone.


Unknown: Andrew Graystone.

: Fanning Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With the Rt Rev Tom Butler.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Tom Butler.

: Midweek

Lively conversation with Libby Purves and her variety of guests. Producer Ursula Saunders Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Ursula Saunders

: Daily Service

0 Worship the Lord (Was Lebet); 1 Chronicles 29, w9-13; For the Beauty of the Earth (Rutter); Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken (Austria). Director of music Gordon Stewart.


Music: Gordon Stewart.

: A Kind of Fallen Angel

With Humphrey Carpenter. 3: We Wept when We Remembered Zion. 'His best plays convey the rather lonely and mysterious side of Dennis Potter. ' For details see Monday


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter.
Unknown: Dennis Potter.

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray speaks to Tenzin Palmo about Diane Perry , the daughter of a fishmonger from London's East End, who has become a Buddhist legend and a champion of the right of women to attain spiritual enlightenment.
Drama: The Jury by Matthew Solon. Drama repeated at 7.45pm For details see Monday


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Diane Perry
Unknown: Matthew Solon.

: Crimescapes

Leslie Forbes investigates six crime writers and explores the landscapes of their novels. 4: William Mcllvanney Mcllvanney's brooding Glasgow detective, Jack Laidlaw sets out to investigate the death of his brother and uncovers serious crimes of compromise.
Producer Nigel Acheson Repeat


Unknown: Leslie Forbes
Unknown: William McLlvanney
Unknown: Jack Laidlaw
Producer: Nigel Acheson

: Comedy Classic: Up the Garden Path

A six-part radio version of the novel by Sue Limb , starring Imelda Staunton as Izzy. 2: Tangled Webs with Sarah Doyle , Kerryann White.
Mark Monero , Sam Smart and members of the Anna Scher Theatre. Producer Richard Edith Repeat


Novel By: Sue Limb
Unknown: Imelda Staunton
Unknown: Sarah Doyle
Unknown: Kerryann White.
Unknown: Mark Monero
Unknown: Sam Smart
Unknown: Anna Scher
Producer: Richard Edith
Maria: Marty Cruickshank
Michael: Nicholas Le Prevost
: Dick Mikegrady

: You and Yours

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke at the Liberal
Democrats' conference in Brighton.


Unknown: Nick Clarke

: Inspiration

Inventions and discoveries are subjected to quizzical investigation as chairman Chris Stuart is joined at the Science Museum by Professor Lewis Wolpert , Adam Hart-Davis and guests including Dr Len Fisher. Producer Aled Evans Repeat


Unknown: Chris Stuart
Unknown: Professor Lewis Wolpert
Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis
Unknown: Dr Len Fisher.
Producer: Aled Evans

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Charm Factory

3: Broken Wings by Sue Teddern.
November. Britain's favourite good-time girl, Phyllis Dent , may not be all she appears.
For details see Monday


Unknown: Sue Teddern.
Unknown: Phyllis Dent

: Gardeners' Question Time

Nigel Colborn , Pippa Greenwood and Roy Lancaster celebrate the 80th anniversary of the RAF as guests of RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire and an overseas air base. With chairman
Eric Robson.
Repeated from Sunday 2pm


Unknown: Nigel Colborn
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: Brize Norton
Unknown: Eric Robson.

: Faith on the Front Line

Presented by Edward Stourton. 3: The Mistress. Adrianna Alsworth had two daughters by her local priest. For details see Monday


Presented By: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Adrianna Alsworth

: Tales We Tell

Half Left by Harriet Kline , read by Jenny Funnel. Valerie is married to a buffoon.
She can't get a divorce on the grounds of bad jokes, so how will she survive? For details see Monday


Unknown: Harriet Kline
Read By: Jenny Funnel.

: All in the Mind

Professor Anthony Clare presents the series on matters psychological and psychiatric. In this edition, he explores the family photo album and asks if such mementos really tell us the truth about our lives.
Producer Neil Trevithick


Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare
Producer: Neil Trevithick

: Thinking Allowed

Rituals, traditions and conventions are under threat as Laurie Taylor invites his guests to think the unthinkable about society and the ideas that shape it. Producer Tom Alban
E-MAIL: thinking.allowed@>bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Tom Alban

: PM

With Charlie Lee-Potter and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Frank Muir - a Kentish Lad Remembered

Simon Brett introduces the first of three programmes celebrating the life and career of Frank Muir , who died in January. With contributions from
Denis Norden , June Whitfield , Charles Maxwell and Bill Cotton. Producer Richard Edis Repeat


Introduces: Simon Brett
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Denis Norden
Unknown: June Whitfield
Unknown: Charles Maxwell
Unknown: Bill Cotton.
Producer: Richard Edis

: The Archers

Oh, what a giveaway. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson reports on a new book by E Annie Proulx , bestselling author of The Shipping News. Producer Rebecca Stratford


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Annie Proulx
Producer: Rebecca Stratford

: The Jury

By Matthew Solon.
Repeated from 10.45am For details see Monday


Unknown: Matthew Solon.

: The Moral Maze

Michael Buerk chairs an investigation of the moral questions behind the news. Witnesses face cross-examination from Janet Daley , Ian Hargreaves , David Starkey and David Cook. Producer David Coomes
Repeated Saturday 10.15pm


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Janet Daley
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves
Unknown: David Starkey
Unknown: David Cook.
Producer: David Coomes

: Divided We Stand

The second in a four-part idiosyncratic history of the closing century.
Presented by Robert Robinson. Repeated from Saturday 7.45pm


Presented By: Robert Robinson.

: lsambard's Bastards

John Waite investigates the state of the British engineering industry. Producer Eleanor Garland


Unknown: John Waite
Producer: Eleanor Garland

: Midweek

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Enduring Love

By Ian McEwan. Part 8. For details see Monday


Unknown: Ian McEwan.

: Hearing with Hegley

Poet John Hegley entertains, wielding a microphone and a book of verse. With Nigel Piper and the Popticians.
Producer Phil Clarke


Unknown: John Hegley
Producer: Phil Clarke

: The Goldfish Bowl

By Shaun Prendergast. The boys have a visitor to the Bowl - a sexy little fantail called Pandora. Jealousy rears its ugly head. Part 5 of 8. Director Sally Avens


Unknown: Shaun Prendergast.
Director: Sally Avens
Anton: Hamish McColl
Liam/Gangster 2: Sean Foley
Martin/Gangster: Sean Prendergast
Susan/Pandora: Sarah Parish

: King Stupid

Repeated from yesterday 6.30pm

: News

: The Late Book: The Tesseract

By Alex Garland. Part 8 of 10. For details see Monday


Unknown: Alex Garland.

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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.

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