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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Dave Kitchen.


Unknown: Dave Kitchen.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Today

With John Humphrys.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.45 Thought for the Day With Cristina Odone.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Cristina Odone.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley'sguestthis week is actress
Sheila Hancock. A household name in the 1960s in the The Rag Trade, she has starred in a range of productions, from Carry On films to Chekhov. Repeated from Sunday 11.15am


Unknown: Sheila Hancock.

: An Act of Worship

With Dr Pauline Webb.


Unknown: Dr Pauline Webb.

: Book of the Week: Corsairville

By Graham Coster , read by Nick Mercer. Final part. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Graham Coster
Read By: Nick Mercer.

: Woman's Hour

From authors and athletes to scientists and actors, Jenni Murray hosts interviews and discussions with the most interesting women around. Drama: The Hours by Michael Cunningham. Final part. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Michael Cunningham.

: The Sail

A new three-part exploration of the history and tradition contained in the fore-topsail of HMS
Victory, a sail which last saw active service during the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. 1: Making the Sail. The construction of the sail began in the last days of the 18th century in the flax fields of Scotland and ended in the sail lofts of Chatham in 1801. Narrated by Sharon Manitta. Peter Goodwin , Alastair Durie , Linda Colley and Roy Porter. Producer Mary Price


Unknown: Sharon Manitta.
Unknown: Peter Goodwin
Unknown: Alastair Durie
Unknown: Linda Colley
Unknown: Roy Porter.

: Lucky Heather

A six-part comedy by Sue Teddern. Just this side of nosey, western movie-mad Heather is the Sherlock Holmes of the rundown Sutter Estate. 5: True Grit. Heather used to clean for Angela.
Now Angela suspects herteenage daughter is on drugs and asks Heatherto investigate.
Director David Hunter


Comedy By: Sue Teddern.
Unknown: Sherlock Holmes
Director: David Hunter
Heather: Lindsey Coulson
Natalie: Abigail Hart
Ryan: Ben Crowe
Angela: Jilly Bond
Charlotte: Lisa Ryan
Joe: Gavin Muir
Barman: Tim Treloar

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Mark Whittaker.
Editor Chris Burns. PHONE:[number removed] E-MAIL: youand yours@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Mark Whittaker
Editor: Chris Burns

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Feedback

Roger Bolton airs listeners' views on BBC radio programmes and policy. Producer Cathy Packe WRITE TO: Feedback, PO Box 2100. London. W1A 1QT FAX: [number removed]. PHONE: [number removed]
E-MAIL: feedback@bbc.co.uk. Repeated Sunday 8pm


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Cathy Packe

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Young Ornithologist's Guide

By Jyll Bradley. Matilda prefers birdsong to conversation, then she sees somethingshe should not.... An ornithological detective story.
Director Jonquil Panting


Unknown: Jyll Bradley.
Director: Jonquil Panting
Matilda: Rosie Cavaliero
Jack: Bernard Cribbins
Penny: June Barrie
Inspector Nelson: Gavin Muir
Policeman: Tom George

: Check-Up: [number removed]

Asthma. Over 1.5 million children in the UK have asthma symptoms that currently require treatment. It is said that the number is increasing. What is the cause, and can diet help? Call Barbara Myers with your questions and experiences. Producer Helen Sharp. LINES OPEN from 1.30pm
E MAIL: checkup@bbc.co.uk. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/health/


Unknown: Barbara Myers
Producer: Helen Sharp.

: It Was a Dark and Stormy Night....

5: They Drive by Night by Magnus Mills, read by Jimmy Chisholm. "As the vehicle approached I saw that it wasn't an eight-wheeler ... stuck out my thumb." Fordetails see Monday


Read By: Jimmy Chisholm.

: The Lunch Box

From fashion accessoryto school packfor sandwiches, the lunch box affects many lives. Mariella Frostrup and Valentine Cunningham recall their experiences of this social icon. Producer Helen Garrison


Unknown: Mariella Frostrup
Unknown: Valentine Cunningham
Producer: Helen Garrison

: Open Book

Nick Revell finds out what's happening in the world of books and Carol Shields reveals her enduring passion for Little House on the Prairie Repeated from Sunday 4pm


Unknown: Nick Revell
Unknown: Carol Shields

: The Message

Alex Brodie and his guests engage in lively conversation about how current media trends affect our lives. Producer Dave Harvey


Unknown: Alex Brodie
Producer: Dave Harvey

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: True Lies

David Aaronovitch and a top team of news busters roam the week's headlines for the stories they didn 't want you to hear.
Producer Anthony Lee. Repeated tomorrow 12.30pm


Unknown: David Aaronovitch
Producer: Anthony Lee.

: The Archers

The Grundy's farm sale takes place.
Written by Christopher Hawes. Director Sean O'Connor
Editor Vanessa Whitburn. ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send sae to [address removed]


Written By: Christopher Hawes.
Director: Sean O'Connor
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn.
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Alistair: Michael Lumsden
Shula: Judy Bennett
David: Timothy Bentinck
Nigel: Graham Seed
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Julia: Mary Wimbush
Tony: Colin Skipp
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Debbie: Tamsin Greig
George: Graham Roberts
Christine: Lesley Saweard
Sid: Alan Devereux
Kathy: Hedll Niklaus
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Ciarrie: Rosalind Adams
Mike: Terry Molloy
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Jolene: Buffy Davis
Auctioneer: Richard Da Costa

: Front Row

Mark Lawson chairs the arts programme and revisits the classic British gangland film The Long Good Friday, re-released this week. Producer Tanya Hudson


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Tanya Hudson

: The Hours

By Michael Cunningham. The end of an eventful day. Final part.
Fordetails see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Michael Cunningham.

: Any Questions?

From the Conway Hall in London,
Jonathan Dimbleby isjoined by panellists Mo Mowlam MP, Kenneth Clarke MP, Charles Kennedy MP and the Bishop of Stepney, John Sentamu.
Producer Lisa Jenkinson. Repeated tomorrow 1.15pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Mo Mowlam
Unknown: Kenneth Clarke
Unknown: Charles Kennedy
Unknown: John Sentamu.
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson.

: Letter from America

By Alistair Cooke. Insight, anecdote and history from the doyen of commentators.
Producer TonyGrant. Repeated Sunday 8.45am


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The Friday Play: Hearing Sense

by Richard Monks. Michael is a sound-recordist. He has a collection far more extensive than any effects library but something in his past weighs increasingly heavy - and he warns us not to believe all that we hear....
With Stephen Critchlow , James Butcher , Lily Howkins and Yasmin Hickson. Director David Hunter


Unknown: Richard Monks.
Unknown: Stephen Critchlow
Unknown: James Butcher
Unknown: Lily Howkins
Unknown: Yasmin Hickson.
Director: David Hunter
Michael: Ben Crowe
Young Michael: Alex Edyvean
Mother: Becky Hindley
Nurse: Tessa Worsley
Father: Loan Meredith
Psychiatrist: Gavin Muir
Operator: Rachel Atkins
Policeman: David Allister

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig. Producers Prue Keely and Jenni Russell E-MAIL: world.tonight@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Producers: Prue Keely
Producers: Jenni Russell

: Book at Bedtime: A Foreign Country

By Francine Stock. Part 5. For details see Monday


Unknown: Francine Stock.

: Late Tackle

Presented by Garth Crooks. Guests from the world of politics and sport discuss the week's sports issues and look forward to another weekend of Six Nations rugby. ProducerClaire Sharrock


Presented By: Garth Crooks.
Unknown: Producerclaire Sharrock

: News

: The Late Book: Dressing Up for the

By Carol Shields. Five stories from the celebrated Canadian author's new collection.
Mirrors read by Peter Marinker. A newly married couple decide that their holiday cottage should have no mirrors. Fordetails see Monday


Read By: Peter Marinker.

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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.

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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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