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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Dr Pauline Webb.


Unknown: Dr Pauline Webb.

: Leisure Update

With Trixie Rawlinson. Editor Chris Burns


Unknown: Trixie Rawlinson.
Editor: Chris Burns

: News Briefing

: Sports Desk

: Open Country

This morning's edition comes from
Worcestershire, with Charlotte Smith. Producer Karen Gregor


Producer: Karen Gregor

: Today

With James Naughtie and Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Canon Eric James.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Canon Eric James.

: Home Truths

John Peel considers the eccentricities of domestic life. This edition features a look at godparents. Producer Alison Hughes PHONE: [number removed]3411
E-MAIL: home.truths@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: John Peel
Producer: Alison Hughes

: Loose Ends

Richard Coles sits in for Ned Sherrin.
Producer Torquil MacLeod


Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Ned Sherrin.
Producer: Torquil MacLeod

: The Food Programme

The food business analysed. Producer Sheila Dillon
Repeated Monday 4pm


Producer: Sheila Dillon

: From Our Own Correspondent

Kate Adie presents analysis and insight from correspondents worldwide. Producer Tony Grant


Unknown: Kate Adie
Producer: Tony Grant

: Money Box

Alison Mitchell with the latest news from the world of personal finance. Producer Frances Macdonald


Unknown: Alison Mitchell
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: The News Quiz

Seven days of spin and silliness reviewed by Alan Coren and the teams. Repeated from yesterday


Reviewed By: Alan Coren

: News

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby is joined in Lytham St Anne's, Lancashire, by panellists including Liz Lynne , prospective European parliamentary candidate for the Liberal Democrats, and Mark Seddon , editor of Tribune. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Liz Lynne
Unknown: Mark Seddon

: Any Answers? [number removed]

Phone Jonathan Dimbleby with views on the issues raised in Any Questions? LINES OPEN from 12.30pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby

: The Ladies' Room

Barbara Penner revisits the Camden
Town of 1898, where George Bernard Shaw fights for women's rights in a battle over a ladies' public loo. With Joss Ackland and Arthur Smith.
Producer Susan Marling Repeat


Unknown: Barbara Penner
Unknown: George Bernard
Unknown: Joss Ackland
Unknown: Arthur Smith.
Producer: Susan Marling

: The Saturday Play: Salzburg in London

By Marcy Kahan. Esther Salzburg , a screenplay writer, escapes noisy New York for the promised peace and quiet of an Edwardian block of flats near
London's West End. But she is in for an unpleasant surprise. with Kerry Shale , Mia Soteriou , Kristin Milward and Carolyn Jones
Director Gordon House Repeat


Unknown: Marcy Kahan.
Unknown: Esther Salzburg
Unknown: Kerry Shale
Unknown: Mia Soteriou
Unknown: Kristin Milward
Unknown: Carolyn Jones
Esther Salzburg: Tara Hugo
Hedley Whitman: Robert Goodale
Caroline Kerrigan: Marcella Riordan

: Weekend Woman's Hour

The best of the week on Woman's 's
Hour, presented byJenni Murray. Editor Anne Tyley


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Editor: Anne Tyley

: Saturday PM

The day's news, plus the sports headlines. Presented by Eddie Mair.


Presented By: Eddie Mair.

: Talking Pictures

Russell Davies presents Radio 4's programme about films and filmgoing. Producer Harry Parker
Repeated Tuesday 11.30pm


Unknown: Russell Davies
Producer: Harry Parker

: The Now Show

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis host the sketch and stand-up show with the hottest new talent and the latest big laughs. With the regular team of Dan Freedman and Nick Romero ,
David Quantick and Jane Bussmann , and award-winning comic Simon Munnery. Producer Aled Evans
Repeated Tuesday llpm
# Tune In to autumn: page 27


Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Dan Freedman
Unknown: Nick Romero
Unknown: David Quantick
Unknown: Jane Bussmann
Unknown: Simon Munnery.
Producer: Aled Evans

: Liquid Companion

Andrew Jefford lifts the lid on the world of drink. 2: Wine. From South
Africa, a look at how New World methods of winemaking differ from more traditional ones. Plus a focus on how the country is dealing with the dramatic social and political changes that have occurred this decade. Producer Paul Kobrak Revised repeat


Unknown: Andrew Jefford
Producer: Paul Kobrak

: Saturday Review

Tom Sutcliffe and guests review the week's cultural events. This edition focuses on the new film Elizabeth, which documents the life of Elizabeth I, and Jonathan Harvey 's new play,
Guiding Star, which focuses on life in the aftermath of the Hillsborough disaster.
Producer Adrian Washbourne


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Unknown: Jonathan Harvey
Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: Divided We Stand

The final instalment of Robert Robinson's four-part idiosyncratic history of the century. Producer Jill Burridge
Repeated Wednesday 8.45pm


Producer: Jill Burridge

: The Archive Hour: Other Days around Me

Denys Hawthorne presents extracts from the sound archives of BBC Radio
Ulster, which feature the voices and recollections of some of Ireland's best-known writers - including John McGahern , Seamus Heaney ,
Brian Friel , Edna O'Brien , Sir Tyrone Guthrie and Kathleen Behan.
Producer Tony McAuley


Unknown: Denys Hawthorne
Unknown: John McGahern
Unknown: Seamus Heaney
Unknown: Brian Friel
Unknown: Edna O'Brien
Unknown: Sir Tyrone Guthrie
Unknown: Kathleen Behan.
Producer: Tony McAuley

: The Classic Serial: The Water Babies

By Charles Kingsley , dramatised by Berlie Doherty. 3: Tom sets off for the Other-End-of-Nowhere. With
Julia McKenzie , Oliver Peace , Timothy West and Philip Jackson. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Charles Kingsley
Dramatised By: Berlie Doherty.
Unknown: Julia McKenzie
Unknown: Oliver Peace
Unknown: Timothy West
Unknown: Philip Jackson.

: The Moral Maze

Michael Buerk chairs an investigation of the moral questions behind the week's news.
Repeated from Wednesday LATE NIGHT ON 4


Unknown: Michael Buerk

: Songs from the Lab

The first of a new series in which
Vivienne Parry talks to researchers who are using science to help us understand the meaning of music.
1: John Sloboda , music psychologist. Producer Jim Clarke. Repeated Monday
11.30pm. E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Music: John Sloboda
Producer: Jim Clarke.

: Messages to MyseH

Five poignant and often inspiring diaries by ordinary people. 1: The
Desire to Wear Black Patent Leather
High-heeled Shoes. Eva Marsh 's battle against multiple sclerosis. Reader Shelley Thompson
Producers Pete Atkin and Ed Thomason Repeat


Unknown: Eva Marsh
Reader: Shelley Thompson
Producers: Pete Atkin
Producers: Ed Thomason

: News

: Experimental Feature: Startales

A monthly series telling the story of our struggle to understand the cosmos. 6: Evolution and AstronomyWritten by Michael Hoskin
Readers Nigel Carrington and Fenella Hadingham. Producer David Perry


Written By: Michael Hoskin
Readers: Nigel Carrington
Producer: David Perry

: The Late Story: The Emporium of Durians

Written and read by Romesh Gunesekera. A venture involving the import of Asia's most noxious-smelling fruit has an unforeseen outcome.
Repeated from Tuesday


Read By: Romesh Gunesekera.

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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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