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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St Thomas the Martyr, Oxford.

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Shah Husain looks at crowds.
Producer Tamsin Collison. Rptd at 11.30pm


Unknown: Shah Husain
Producer: Tamsin Collison.

: On Your Farm

On the eve of the Royal Agricultural
Show, Charlotte Smith travels to this year's featured county, Yorkshire, to glimpse the future of the countryside. Producer Steve Peacock


Unknown: Charlotte Smith
Producer: Steve Peacock

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Roger Bolton with religious and ethical news, moral arguments and perspectives on the week's stories. Producer Phil Pegum


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Phil Pegum

: Radio 4 Appeal

Hannah Gordon speaks on behalf of the British Polio Fellowship, a charity which supports people who have had, or may get, polio.
DONATIONS: British Polio Fellowship, [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: [number removed]44. Repeated Thursday 3.28pm


Unknown: Hannah Gordon

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday Worship

On American Independence Day, from "the church of presidents" - St John 's, Lafayette Square, Washington, led by the Rev Luis Leon , rector.


Unknown: St John
Unknown: Luis Leon

: Letter from America

Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House

Eddie Mair with the week's big stories. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway is researcher for artificial consciousness Professor
Igor Aleksander.
Producer Angie Nehring. Repeated Friday 9am


Unknown: Igor Aleksander.
Producer: Angie Nehring.

: Test Match Special

England v New Zealand
The First Test. Commentary on the fourth day's play at Edgbaston. Including at 1.00* News * Approximate times

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

Hosted by Humphrey Lyttelton. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton.

: Beyond the Blue Horiz

Three programmes following the original Imperial Airways route from Croydon to Brisbane. 2:
Alexander Frater hears the stories of Maharaja Singh and RJD Tata, two people key to the introduction of aviation to India. Producer Davy Sims


Unknown: Alexander Frater
Stories Of: Maharaja Singh
Producer: Davy Sims

: The World This Weekend

With Steve Richards.


Unknown: Steve Richards.

: Opening Nights

In the last of a five-part series, Russell Davies looks at the story behind the opening night of My Fair Lady.
Producer Sally Flatman. Rptd Saturday llpm


Unknown: Russell Davies
Producer: Sally Flatman.

: Gardeners' Question Time

Nigel Colborn , Pippa Greenwood and Bob Rowerdew answer questions sent in by post. With chairman Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor. Rptd Wednesday 3pm


Unknown: Nigel Colborn
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Bob Rowerdew
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor.

: The Green Detectives

Anna Pavord looks for the clues which date a garden, and for traces of the great garden designers. 2:
John Claudius Loudon. Trees, public parks and cemeteries.
Producer Robyn Read


Unknown: Anna Pavord
Designers: John Claudius Loudon.

: Classic Serial: The Hound of the Baskervilles

By Arthur Conan Doyle , dramatised by Bert Coules. 1: The Powers of Evil. An ancient legend and a terrifying demon plague a noble family.
Violinist Ian Humphries. Pianist Michael Hasiam. Director Enyd Williams Repeat


Unknown: Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatised By: Bert Coules.
Violinist: Ian Humphries.
Pianist: Michael Hasiam.
Sherlock Holmes: Clive Merrison
Dr John Watson: Michael Williams
Mrs Hudson: Judi Dench
Sir Charles Baskerville: Donald Sinden

: Bookclub

James Naughtie and a group of readers talk to writer Kate Atkinson about her prize-winning novel Behind the Scenes at the Museum.
Producer Olivia Seligman. Repeated Friday 4pm * This month's Bookclub: page 125


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Kate Atkinson
Producer: Olivia Seligman.

: Poetry Please

Frank Delaney introduces requests for poetry from and about the new worlds of America and Australia.
Producer Sara Davies. Rptd Saturday 11.30pm


Introduces: Frank Delaney
Producer: Sara Davies.

: File on 4

With Gerry Northam. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Gerry Northam.

: Confessions of a Chat Show Producer

The TV confessional has become part of the television landscape. Dawn Ellis gives the inside story of the challenges and pressures involved in persuading people to bare their souls. Producer Richard Bannerman Repeated Wednesday 8.45pm


Producer: Richard Bannerman

: Pick of the Week

until 6.30 With Chris Serle.
Producer Bob Carter. PHONE: [number removed] FAX: [number removed]. E-MAIL: [address removed] WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw


Unknown: Chris Serle.
Producer: Bob Carter.

: The Archers

Sid oversteps the boundary. Repeated tomorrow 2pm
+ Soap and flannel: page 12

: Room for Improvement

Professor Laurie Taylor advises on how to improve mind, body and soul. Producer Chris Wilson
E-MAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Professor Laurie Taylor
Producer: Chris Wilson

: Feedback

With Roger Bolton. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Roger Bolton.

: Open University

8.00 Pacific Studies - Living on the Edge 8.30 Gender and Music -
Masculine and Feminine 9.00 Culture and Belief in Europe: Sermons 9.20 The Biology of Success: Training Equestrian Champions 9.40
American Conversations - John Lewis


Unknown: John Lewis

: Law in Action

With Marcel Berlins.
Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Marcel Berlins.

: Costing the Earth

The Story of BST. In the first of two programmes, Alex Kirby examines the political and health implications of Bovine Sematotrophin , the first genetically engineered product on the market. Producer Hugh O'Donnell Repeat


Unknown: Alex Kirby
Unknown: Bovine Sematotrophin
Producer: Hugh O'Donnell

: Analysis

The Importance of Being Earnest. Ian Hargreaves asks if we are becoming a less truthful and more gullible society. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Ian Hargreaves

: The Westminster Hour

Next week's political headlines, with Andrew Rawnsley. including at 10.45 Valedictory Despatch. In the last of the series, Israel's ambassador
Tamar Golan sends her report from war-ravaged Angola. Editor John Evans


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley.
Unknown: Tamar Golan
Editor: John Evans

: The Learning Curve

With Libby Purves.
Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Libby Purves.

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Experimental Feature: Whisky

Whisky - spirit distilled from malted barley. Whisky -I require medical care. Producer Paul Dodgson


Producer: Paul Dodgson

: The Late Story: On the Fringe

Cameron Spooner 's Ultimate Drapery by lain Grant, read by Michael Mackenzie. Producer Bruce Young Repeat


Unknown: Cameron Spooner
Read By: Michael MacKenzie.

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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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