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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Dr Pauline Webb.


Unknown: Dr Pauline Webb.

: Farming Today

With Charlotte Smith. Producer Steve Peacock


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Steve Peacock

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Cristina Odone.


Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Cristina Odone.

: Resigning Issues

Fergal Keane explores the circumstances that lead people to resign and the effect their resignation has on the rest of their lives.
Producer Jane Beresford. Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Fergal Keane
Producer: Jane Beresford.

: The Small Ad

Cricket bat willows, best prices paid. Jeremy Cherfas follows the trail from tree to crease and learns about the magic of English willow. Producer Richard Sanders


Unknown: Jeremy Cherfas
Producer: Richard Sanders

: Daily Service

Lord Jesus, Think on Me (Southwell); 2 Samuel 12, wl-9; When I Needed a Neighbour (arr Rose); Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven (Praise, My Soul). Director of music Gordon Stewart.


Music: Gordon Stewart.

: Serial: Dancing Away

Deborah Bull 's diary. Part 2 of 5. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Deborah Bull

: Woman's Hour

Martha Kearney introduces the programme from the Conservative Party conference in Bournemouth. Drama: The Jury by Matthew Solon. Part 17 of 25. Drama repeated at 7.45pm For details see yesterday


Introduces: Martha Kearney
Unknown: Matthew Solon.

: What Makes a Good Wood

Professor Chris Baines visits Chaddesley Woods ,
Worcestershire, in the company of a naturalist, an entomologist, a fungi lover and a forester, to find out what makes a good wood and whether the ideal can exist in an increasingly urban landscape.
Producer Kathryn Morrison Repeat


Unknown: Professor Chris Baines
Unknown: Chaddesley Woods
Producer: Kathryn Morrison

: Visiting Julia

Peter Tinniswood 's six-part gentle comedy-drama series. 1: Next Time I'll Kiss Her. Roger is a writer of children's books. His wife, Julia, is in hospital. Life is not without its complications. with Shirley Dixon , Stephen Thome , Kate Binchy and Frances Jeater
Producer John Tydeman Repeat


Unknown: Peter Tinniswood
Unknown: Shirley Dixon
Unknown: Stephen Thome
Unknown: Kate Binchy
Unknown: Frances Jeater
Producer: John Tydeman
Roger: Keith Barron
Julia: Liz Goulding

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and John Waite.
Editor Chris Burns. PHONE: [number removed] to raise issues for investigation


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Waite.
Editor: Chris Burns.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke at the Conservative Party conference in Bournemouth.


Unknown: Nick Clarke

: Quote ... Unquote

Nigel Rees chairs a new series of the popular quiz involving the exchange of quotations and anecdotes. This week's guests are Michael Barratt , John Bird , Angela Huth and Richard Sisson. Reader Patricia Hughes. Producer Jo Clegg
E-MAIL: quote.unquote@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Michael Barratt
Unknown: John Bird
Unknown: Angela Huth
Reader: Richard Sisson.
Reader: Patricia Hughes.
Producer: Jo Clegg

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Mature Women

By Jane Beeson. Three female friends are lent an idyllic cottage in rural France - no men, no children, no phones. All is perfect until Madge forgets the "no men" part of the arrangement. with Tessa Wojtczak and Olivier Pierre Director Janet Whitaker


Unknown: Jane Beeson.
Unknown: Tessa Wojtczak
Unknown: Olivier Pierre
Director: Janet Whitaker
Madge: Frances Barber
Jan: Janet Maw
Anna: Joanna David

: The Exchange: [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

: The School Story

2: The forties and fifties brought grammar schools.
For details see yesterday

: With Great Pleasure

2: Favourite readings from the second 45 years of Sir Hardy Amies 's life. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Sir Hardy Amies

: The Learning Curve

Libby Purves presents Radio 4's education magazine programme.
Producers Anne Freeman and Clare McGinn
ACTION LINE: [number removed]


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producers: Anne Freeman
Producers: Clare McGinn

: Shop Talk

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


Unknown: Heather Payton
Producer: Simon Crow

: PM

With Clare English and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: King Stupid

William Vandyck hosts something like a Radio 4 panel game, but better. Producer David Tyler
Repeated tomorrow 11.30pm


Unknown: William Vandyck
Producer: David Tyler

: The Archers

There is one volunteer too many. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson delivers his verdict on the new novel by Philip Roth. Producer Rebecca Stratford


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Novel By: Philip Roth.
Producer: Rebecca Stratford

: The Jury

By Matthew Solon. Part 17 of 25. Repeated from 10.45am For details see yesterday


Unknown: Matthew Solon.

: File on 4

Jonathan Rugman reports on major issues at home and abroad.
Producer Kim Barrington Repeated Sunday 5pm


Unknown: Jonathan Rugman
Producer: Kim Barrington

: In Touch

Peter White with news for visually impaired people.
Producer Cheryl Gabriel
PHONE: [number removed]44 for more information FACTSHEET: send a large sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel

: Turn On, Turn Off - Drugs That Changed the World

Susan Greenfield presents a four-part series exploring the science behind some of the most important drugs ever created. Mood Makers. The last of the series examines anti-depressant drugs. Producer Rami Tzabar
E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Susan Greenfield
Producer: Rami Tzabar

: Resigning Issues

Repeated from 9am

: Book at Bedtime: Speak, Memory

By Vladimir Nabokov. 2: The author remembers his mother.
For details see yesterday


Unknown: Vladimir Nabokov.

: The Now Show

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis host the sketch and stand-up show. Repeated from Saturday 6.15pm


Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis

: Talking Pictures

Russell Davies presents Radio 4's programme about films and filmgoing. Repeated from Saturday 5.30pm


Unknown: Russell Davies

: The Day the House Stood Still

Dinah Lammiman recalls the atmosphere in the Commons when Geoffrey Howe made his dramatic resignation speech.
Producer Melanie Fall Repeat


Unknown: Dinah Lammiman
Unknown: Geoffrey Howe

: News

: The Late Book: The Calendar

By David Ewing Duncan. Part 2. For details see yesterday Repeat


Unknown: David Ewing Duncan.

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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