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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Angela Tilby.


Unknown: Angela Tilby.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Today

James Naughtie and Winifred Robinson.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With Sister Lavinia Byrne.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.
Unknown: Lavinia Byrne.

: Midweek

Libby Purves and guests engage in lively and diverse conversation.
Producer Sue Foster. Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Sue Foster.

: Daily Service

All Praise to Our Redeeming Lord
(Gerontius); Philippians 1, w3-ll,
Laudate Dominum (Sweelinck); Glory, Love, and Praise, and Honour
(Benifold). Director of music Paul Leddington Wright.


Music: Paul Leddington Wright.

: Serial: Driving over Lemons

3: Sheep shearing and bridge building south of Granada. For details see Monday

: Woman's Hour

Andrea Barret talks to Jenni Murray about her latest novel, an Arctic odyssey that weaves together history and science with questions of race, slavery and evolution. Drama: South Riding by Winifred Holtby. Part 3.
Drama rptd at 7.45pm. For details see Monday


Talks: Andrea Barret
Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Winifred Holtby.

: One of the Company

Theatre critic Susannah Clapp discovers why actors and musicians are being called into the boardrooms of Britain's leading companies to create a new generation of creative and expressive business people. Producer Matthew Dodd


Unknown: Susannah Clapp
Producer: Matthew Dodd

: The Table

By Alison Spritzler. Residents of a shared house go berserk when a couple move an old table into the communal hallway. with Rachel Atkins and Nicholas Boulton. Director Peter Kavanagh Repeat


Unknown: Alison Spritzler.
Unknown: Rachel Atkins
Unknown: Nicholas Boulton.
Director: Peter Kavanagh
Janet: Lorelei King
Quintin: Robert Bathurst
Paul: Tom Watt

: You and Yours

Trixie Rawlinson and Mark Whittaker. Editor Chris Burns. PHONE: [number removed]5145 to raise issues for investigation


Unknown: Trixie Rawlinson
Unknown: Mark Whittaker.
Editor: Chris Burns.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: X Marks the Spot

A countrywide treasure hunt designed to celebrate our history, geography and literature. Presented by Pete McCarthy. Producer Matthew Burgess


Presented By: Pete McCarthy.
Producer: Matthew Burgess

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Devonia

By Andy Rashleigh. Three plays about the life and times of a paddle steamer and its crew are depicted across three decades. 1: The Beano. A works outing in 1911 reunites childhood sweethearts. with David Thorpe , David Allister ,
Tessa Worsley , Stephen Critchlow , Tilly Gaunt and Harry Myers. Director Cherry Cookson


Unknown: Andy Rashleigh.
Unknown: David Thorpe
Unknown: David Allister
Unknown: Tessa Worsley
Unknown: Stephen Critchlow
Unknown: Tilly Gaunt
Unknown: Harry Myers.
Director: Cherry Cookson
Harry: John Duttine
Mercy: Sophie Thompson

: Euro-Election Call: [number removed]

In the second of four phone-ins for the election to the European Parliament, put your views on Europe to Paddy Ashdown , leader of the Liberal Democrats.
For details see yesterday


Leader: Paddy Ashdown

: This Sceptred Isle

108: Clive of India
For details see Monday Repeat

: The Larger Map

Laurie Taylor visits the Isle of Man to meet three people who are putting it on the larger map. Producer David Wood


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: David Wood

: Case Notes

Repeated from yesterday 9pm

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: The Galton and Simpson Radio Playhouse

Four comedies by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson celebrating the 50th anniversary of their writing partnership. 3: A Clerical Error. If you decide to dress up as a clergyman to extract money from punters for charities, make sure you are nowhere near a would-be suicide who is on the balcony outside the room where you have taken a lady of the night. with Les Clack , Simon Greenall , Robert Harley and Andy Taylor. Producer Mark Robson Repeat


Unknown: Ray Galton
Unknown: Alan Simpson
Unknown: Les Clack
Unknown: Simon Greenall
Unknown: Robert Harley
Unknown: Andy Taylor.
Producer: Mark Robson
Caleb: Keith Barron
Mother: June Whitreld
Mandy: Josie Lawrence

: The Archers

Eddie has the answer.
Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

John Wilson reassesses the classic
British gangster film Get Carteron the eve of its return to the cinema.
Producer Mohit Bakaya


Unknown: John Wilson
Producer: Mohit Bakaya

: South Riding

By Winifred Holtby. Part 3.
Rptd from 10.45am. For details see Monday


Unknown: Winifred Holtby.

: The Moral Maze

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


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

: From the Badlands and Beyond

Gail Robinson 's experience of life with North American Indians.
3: The Eco Warrior Heroes Repeated from Sunday 5.40pm


Unknown: Gail Robinson

: Frontiers

GM Foods - an Ancient Science. Maize, wheat and many other crops are the products of genetic experiments from the dawn of civilisation. In the last of two programmes, Peter Evans reports on how our knowledge of human history is being changed by new research into this early form of genetic engineering. Producer Paul Arnold. E-MAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Peter Evans
Producer: Paul Arnold.

: Midweek

Repeated from 9am

: Book at Bedtime: Summit Fever

By Andrew Greig. 3: "We come to wide crevasse. This one needs a combination jump."
For details see Monday Repeat


Unknown: Andrew Greig.

: The Nallon Tapes

A comedy series in which comedian and impressionist Steve Nallon reveals the secrets of MI5 tape recordings of Britain's rich and powerful. 2: This week, the tapes that reveal Tony Blair visited the medium Doris Stokes, the Queen was coached by Dame Edna Everage and Enoch Powell once made startling confessions to Claire Raynor. Producer Turan Ali


Unknown: Steve Nallon
Unknown: Dame Edna Everage
Unknown: Enoch Powell
Unknown: Claire Raynor.
Producer: Turan Ali

: Beyond the Pole

A comedy series by Paul Barnhill and Neil Warhurst. 2: Wind. Will the lure of Russian vodka prove more attractive than the potential glory of reaching the Pole? Probably. with Neil Warhurst. Kim Wall , Adjoa Andoh and Becky Hindley. Director Marion Nancarrow


Unknown: Paul Barnhill
Unknown: Neil Warhurst.
Unknown: Neil Warhurst.
Unknown: Kim Wall
Unknown: Adjoa Andoh
Unknown: Becky Hindley.
Director: Marion Nancarrow
Narrator: Sam West
Brian: Paul Barnhill

: The World as We Know It

A comedy by Luke Sorba. 4: Around the World in 80 Hours or the Bank Holiday Episode.
Donna, Johnny,
Patrick and Abigail see no reason to change their ususal habits just because the world has ended.
Repeated from yesterday 6.30pm


Comedy By: Luke Sorba.

: News

: The Late Book: Gates of Eden

By Ethan Coen. 3: There Is an Ancient Marinerread by Stuart Milligan. For details see Monday


Unknown: Ethan Coen.
Unknown: Stuart Milligan.

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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.

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