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: World News

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill


Unknown: Anna Hill

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Akhandadi Das.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Akhandadi Das.

: Midweek

Libby Purves and guests engage in lively and diverse conversation.
Producer Ronni Davis. Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Ronni Davis.

: Daily Service

Angel Voices Ever Singing (Angel Voices); Luke 2, w8-14; Rejoice, the Lord Is King(Kelly); Joytothe World (Arr Rutter). Director of music Gareth Green.


Music: Gareth Green.

: Serial: DH Lawrence in Italy

3: The Theatre For details see Monday

: Woman's Hour

Elkie Brooks , once described as the "raunchy iron lady of rock", joins Jenni Murray to talk about her 20 years in the music business and her new album. Drama: Vital Signs by Sarah Woods. Part 13.
Drama repeated at 7.45pm. For details see Monday


Unknown: Elkie Brooks
Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Sarah Woods.

: Quiet Revolution

Six social entrepreneurs - creative people using their talents to rejuvenate their local communities - tell their stories.
3: Furnishing Homes, Furnishing Lives. Felicity Finch meets Liam Black , who runs a network of social businesses which are reviving the fortunes of the long-term unemployed of Liverpool.
Producer Rebecca Nicholson


Unknown: Felicity Finch
Unknown: Liam Black
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: Stockport.... So Good They Named It Once

Last in a five-part comedy drama by Jim Poyser and Damian Lanigan following the lives of the Conroys, a family living in Stockport.
Organathon. Eddie goes forthe English record for continuous playing, while Jason receives a mysterious letter. with Jo-Anne Knowles , Brian Poyser and Chris Pavlo
Music Big George. Producer Neil Mossey


Unknown: Jim Poyser
Unknown: Damian Lanigan
Unknown: Jo-Anne Knowles
Unknown: Brian Poyser
Unknown: Chris Pavlo
Music: Big George.
Producer: Neil Mossey
Eddie: John McArdle
Mr Owen: Richard Davies
Jason: Dominic Monaghan
Maureen: Beverley Callard
Michael: Jason Done

: You and Yours

With Trixie Rawlinson and Mark Whittaker.
Editor Chris Burns


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

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke at the Labour Party conference in Bournemouth.


Unknown: Nick Clarke

: Hidden Treasures

A talented tile maker who became a bestselling novelist, and a vital component for an aeroplane are included in this week's programme, chaired by Lars Tharp. Panellists at Burghley House,
Lincolnshire, include Bunnie Campione and Hugo Morley-Fletcher .
Producers Elizabeth Abrahams and Anne Bristow


Unknown: Lars Tharp.
Unknown: Hugo Morley-Fletcher
Producers: Elizabeth Abrahams
Producers: Anne Bristow

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Scan

Peter Tinniswood 's comic romance abouta compulsive talker in search of reassurance and the nurse who protects him from the truth.
Director Enyd Williams


Unknown: Peter Tinniswood
Director: Enyd Williams
Shacklock: Roy Hudd
Beatrice: Judy Cornwell

: Gardeners' Question Time

John Cushnie , Bob Rowerdew and Bunny
Guinness answer questions posed by gardeners from the West Midlands. With chairman
Eric RobSOn. Repeated from Sunday 2pm


Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Bob Rowerdew
Unknown: Eric Robson.

: Student Bibles

3: Anthropology - Argonauts of the Western Pacific by Bronislaw Malinowski.
For details see Monday


Unknown: Bronislaw Malinowski.

: This Sceptred Isle: the 20th Century

23: 1930-European Union and India
For details see Monday

: Thinking Allowed

Laurie Taylor and guests explore and explode some of the ideas that shape our societytoday.
Producer Tony Phillips. E-MAIL: thinking. allowed@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Tony Phillips.

: All in the Mind

Professor Anthony Clare explores the limits and potential of the human mind and throws light into the hidden shadows ofthe psyche.
Prod ucerCharlie Taylor. Phone: [number removed] for more information


Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

: PM

With Chris Lowe and Charlie Lee-Potter .


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter

: How Tickled Am I?

Last in a six-part series exploring the tradition of the northern comedian. Mark Radcliffe looks at
Jimmy James , the comedians'comedian. Flanked by his stooges, he convincingly played the part of the drunk, even though he was a staunch teetotaller. Producer Bernadette McConnell


Unknown: Mark Radcliffe
Unknown: Jimmy James
Producer: Bernadette McConnell

: The Archers

Jack is involved in an accident at Arkwright Hall.
Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Francine Stock chairs the arts programme and meets choreographer David Bintley , director of the Birmingham Royal Ballet, whose new work
Shakespeare Suite is a jazz exploration of some ofthe Bard's most vivid characters.
Producer Adrian Washbourne


Unknown: Francine Stock
Unknown: David Bintley
Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: Vital Signs

By Sarah Woods. 13: Wednesday: the Nightingale has some unusual visitors. Carol gives her PA a helping hand, and Ed offers a sympathetic ear.
Repeated from 10.45am. For details see Monday


Unknown: Sarah Woods.

: The Commission

Nick Ross invites a panel of public figures to hear evidence and offer solutions on an issue of current concern.
6: Broadcasting. Will digital TV be a triumph for pluralism or a cultural Chernobyl, eating away at our traditional broadcasting culture?
Commissioners: Liz Forgan , Andreas Whittam Smith and David Moorecroft.
Producer Helen Wilson. Repeated Saturday 10.15pm


Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Liz Forgan
Unknown: Andreas Whittam
Unknown: David Moorecroft.
Producer: Helen Wilson.

: Chalkface Lovesongs: 1: Stephen Kaczmarczyk with Pie Factory

Poor pay, low status, high stress, mounting bureaucracy - why does anyone in their right mind stay in teaching? Three dedicated teachers give their reasons.
Repeated from Sunday 5.40pm


Speaker: Stephen Kaczmarczyk

: Do Elephants Weep?

In the last of a three-part series, Professor Chris McManus explores the intriguing question of whether animals have the same emotions, intelligence and consciousness as humans. Do animals have inner awareness or are they simply bundles of mindless instinct?
Producer Jan Castle


Unknown: Professor Chris McManus

: Midweek

Shortened repeat of 9am

: Book at Bedtime: The Ground beneath HerFeet

By Salman Rushdie. Part 8.
Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Salman Rushdie.

: Routemasters

Last in a four-part comedy by Andrew McGibbon , starring Amanda Donohoe.
Roll Over Beethoven. Raymond and Hildegard kidnap Beethoven and Mozart and make them collaborate with other great musicians from history to create the greatest rock band.
Herr Grubberman reveals that he is neither blind nor from 19th-century Austria. Bernie finally discovers the truth about who - or what- is driving the bus. Producer Julian Mayers


Comedy By: Andrew McGibbon
Unknown: Amanda Donohoe.
Unknown: Herr Grubberman
Producer: Julian Mayers

: With Great Pleasure

Brian Keenan talks about his love of literature, growing up in Belfast, being a hostage in Beirut, his writing and his role as husband and father. With extracts from The Wind in the Willows, The Dharma Bums and poems by Sylvia Plath and Pablo Neruda. Repeated from Thursday


Speaker: Brian Keenan

: News

: The Late Book: Amsterdam

By Ian McEwan. 3: Clive and Vernon make a euthanasia pact, agreeing to help the other die in the event of losing their minds. For details see Monday


Unknown: Ian McEwan.

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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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