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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Dr Mary Cotes.


Unknown: Dr Mary Cotes.

: Farming Today

With Charlotte Smith. Producer David Street


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: David Street

: Today

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


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Angela Tilby.

: Start the Week

Jeremy Paxman sets the cultural agenda with guests including philosopher Bernard Williams , who discusses Plato.
Producer Tony Phillips Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Bernard Williams
Producer: Tony Phillips

: Daily Service

Including Amazing Grace (arr Green). Director of music Gareth Green.


Music: Gareth Green.

: Serial: Pleasure Domes

Geoffrey Palmer reads five extracts from the 1930s film reviews of Graham Greene. 1: From Chaplin to WC Fields Producer David Prest


Unknown: Geoffrey Palmer
Unknown: Graham Greene.
Producer: David Prest

: Woman's Hour

With Martha Kearney and guests. Drama: Letters from a Lost Generation. Part 6 of 15. Editor Ruth Gardiner
E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Martha Kearney
Editor: Ruth Gardiner

: Mannequins

Sue Limb uncovers the secret world of the mannequin. Producer Sandy Bell


Producer: Sandy Bell

: King Street Junior

Jim Eldridge 's six-part comedy drama, written by John Fawcett Wilson , stars Karl Howman as Mr Sims , and James Grout as Mr Beeston , the head teacher. 5: Incidental Music. And what of the Governor's plans for the future? with Vivienne Martin. Tom Watson ,
Paul Copley. Deirdre Costello , Helena Breck and Aaron Keeling. Producer John Fawcett Wilson


Unknown: Jim Eldridge
Written By: John Fawcett Wilson
Unknown: Karl Howman
Unknown: Mr Sims
Unknown: James Grout
Unknown: Mr Beeston
Unknown: Vivienne Martin.
Unknown: Tom Watson
Unknown: Paul Copley.
Unknown: Deirdre Costello
Unknown: Helena Breck
Unknown: Aaron Keeling.
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson
Miss Lewis: Marlene Sidaway
Mrs Stone: Margaret John

: 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.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Round Britain Quiz

This week, Patrick Hannan and Michael Stead from Wales meet
Michael Alexander and Alan Taylor from Scotland to tackle Nick Clarke 's convoluted puzzles.
Producer Paul Bajoria. Repeated Sunday 1.30pm


Unknown: Patrick Hannan
Unknown: Michael Stead
Unknown: Michael Alexander
Unknown: Alan Taylor
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Producer: Paul Bajoria.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams

The vivid self-portrait of an 11th-century
Japanese woman, set in a landscape of haunting music.
Adapted from Ivan Morris 's translation Music by Clive Bell and Sylvia Hallett Director Pomme Clayton Repeat


Unknown: Ivan Morris
Music By: Clive Bell
Music By: Sylvia Hallett
Director: Pomme Clayton
Lady Sarashina: Annabelle Apsion
Storyteller: Kazuko Hohki

: Money Box Live: [number removed]

With Vincent Duggleby. Producer Tom Cunnington LINES OPEN from 1.30pm


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby.
Producer: Tom Cunnington

: Life on the Road

In five programmes, Mark Lowther follows the players and management of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields Orchestra on their Mexican tour. 1: The Orchestral Supervisor's Tale Producer Mark Lowther


Unknown: Mark Lowther
Producer: Mark Lowther

: Crime USA

Four American crime stories.
1: The.Man Who Read John Dickson Carr by William Brittain , read by Mark Leake. Producer Pam Fraser Solomon


Unknown: John Dickson Carr
Unknown: William Brittain
Read By: Mark Leake.
Producer: Pam Fraser Solomon

: The Food Programme

How allotments can save lives. Repeated from Saturday 11am

: Turning World

Jenni Murray and her guests discuss human stories from across the world. Producer Lindsay Leonard


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Producer: Lindsay Leonard

: PM

With Clare English and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: The Motion Show

Dr Phil Hammond chairs the alternative debating game. Producer Helen Williams


Unknown: Dr Phil Hammond
Producer: Helen Williams

: The Archers

Hey, good looking ... Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson discusses Primary Colors. Producer Erika Wright


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Erika Wright

: Letters from a Lost Generation

Based on Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain , adapted by Mark Bostridge. The story of Vera Brittain 's correspondence with four men close to her who were on the front in the First World War. 6/15. with Jonathan Firth , James Wallace and Robert Portal. Producer Clive Brill Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Vera Brittain
Adapted By: Mark Bostridge.
Unknown: Vera Brittain
Unknown: Jonathan Firth
Unknown: James Wallace
Producer: Clive Brill
Roland Leighton: Rupert Graves
Vera Brittain: Amanda Root

: Behind Closed Doors

A year after Wales's devolution referendum, Huw Edwards provides an insight into the work of those who turned the "yes" votes into reality.
Producers Jeremy Davies and Martyn Ingram


Unknown: Huw Edwards
Producers: Jeremy Davies
Producers: Martyn Ingram

: In Business

The Apple Strategy. Apple invented the desktop computer but then lost its way. Peter Day asks its founder, Steve Jobs , how the company is reinventing itself. Producer Neil Koenig. Rptd Sunday 9.30pm


Unknown: Steve Jobs
Producer: Neil Koenig.

: Nature: Great White Shark

The Mediterranean has produced the largest-ever Great White shark. Mark Carwardine joins the package-holiday crowds to see what he can find out for himself about this fish - and lands an unexpected story in the process.
Producer Grant Sonnex. Rptd tomorrow 11am


Unknown: Mark Carwardine
Producer: Grant Sonnex.

: Start the Week

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Captain Corelli's Mandolin

Louis de Bernieres's best-selling novel, read by Robert Powell , abridged in 15 parts by Alison Joseph. Part 6. Producer Duncan Minshull Repeat
Captain Corelli's Mandolin is available on a double audio cassette and costs £8.99, plus il.00 p&p. Send cheque payable to Radio Times Offers to [address removed] Or telephone [number removed].


Read By: Robert Powell
Unknown: Alison Joseph.
Producer: Duncan Minshull
Unknown: Little Mead

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from yesterday 7.55am

: Kailyard Blues

Don't Get a Round in Much Any More The first of a four-part black comedy with words and music by Don Paterson. Scotland is the birthplace of jazz, the accordion its authentic voice.
Homesick Ferguson , just out of drug rehab, wants to get back on the road. With Bill Paterson , Alexander Morton , Ashley Jensen. Ralph Riach. Liam Brennan. Gerda Stevenson and Ian Aldred. Music played by Brian Kellock , John Rae , Brian Sheils and Dougie Pincock. Producer Dave Batchelor


Unknown: Homesick Ferguson
Unknown: Bill Paterson
Unknown: Alexander Morton
Unknown: Ashley Jensen.
Unknown: Ralph Riach.
Unknown: Liam Brennan.
Unknown: Gerda Stevenson
Unknown: Ian Aldred.
Played By: Brian Kellock
Played By: John Rae
Played By: Brian Sheils
Played By: Dougie Pincock.
Producer: Dave Batchelor

: Distant Divas

The life of singer Urn Kalthum. Repeated from Saturday llpm


Singer: Urn Kalthum.

: News

: The Late Book My Affair with Christianity

Over the next five evenings, Rabbi Lionel Blue reads from his spiritual autobiography. Part 1 of 5. Producer Phil Pegum Repeat


Unknown: Rabbi Lionel Blue
Producer: Phil Pegum Repeat

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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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