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: Prayer for the Day

With Fidelma Meehan.


Unknown: Fidelma Meehan.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill. Producer Ashley Gething


Unknown: Anna Hill.
Producer: Ashley Gething

: Today

With Sue MacGregorand James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Rabbi Lionel Blue.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: MacGregorand James Naughtie.
Unknown: Lionel Blue.

: No Triumph, No Tragedy

Peter White hears how Judge Zak Yacoob of the South African Constitutional Court suffered from dual discrimination for years - as well as being blind, he was classified as coloured under the apartheid system. He was a key player in the anti-apartheid movement and later became a member of the Truth and Reconciliation
Commission and oversaw South Africa's first democratic elections.
Producer Sue Mitchell.
Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Peter White
Unknown: Zak Yacoob
Producer: Sue Mitchell

: The Melting Pot

Three programmes sampling the vibrant cuisine of the Balkans.
2: In the late autumn it seems every family in Croatia kills a pig ortwo for winter meat.
Tom Jainejoinsafamilyfortheirannual slaughter. He finds outjust how they prepare every bit of the animal forfood and joins them in a meal of fresh blood sausages. Producer Jessica Mitchell (R)


Unknown: Tom Jainejoinsafamilyfortheirannual
Producer: Jessica Mitchell

: Book of the Week: Down Under

By Bill Bryson , read by Kerry Shale . Part 2. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Bill Bryson
Read By: Kerry Shale

: Daily Service

With the Rev Ernest Rea. Christians Shout for Joy and Gladness (Bach); Thou Artthe Way (St
James); John 11, W17-27; I Am the Resurrection and the Life (Rutter); Now Is Eternal Life
(Christchurch). Director of music Ian Tracey.


Unknown: Ernest Rea.
Music: Ian Tracey.

: Woman's Hour

Sheila McClennon is joined by guests for lively and topical interviews and conversation presented from a woman's point of view.
Drama: Vital Signs by Sarah Phelps. Part 7. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Sheila McClennon
Unknown: Sarah Phelps.

: Nature

The golden eagle is one of the most elusive and spectacular British birds. With dedicated experts and eagle watchers as his guides,
Mark Carwardine braves the sea cliffs of the Isle of Skye for an unforgettable encounter at a remote eyrie. Repeated from yesterday 9pm


Unknown: Mark Carwardine

: Who Put the Cat in the Hat?

Dr Seuss, that's who! The Simpsons creator Matt Groening confesses to a bout of Cat in the Hat chewing. And Michael Rosen pulls up his fox in socks and tucks into his green eggs and ham to discover how the good doctor helped two generations of children to read and love words. Reader Greg Proops. Producer Mark Burman


Unknown: Matt Groening
Unknown: Michael Rosen
Reader: Greg Proops.
Producer: Mark Burman

: You and Yours

With Charlotte Smith and Mark Whittaker.


Unknown: Mark Whittaker.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Playing Hitler's Tune

In three programmes, Valentine Cunningham looks at how music and musicians were manipulated to furtherthe political aims of Hitler's Nazi regime. 1: How the seeds of discontent sown in the Weimar Republic generated the quest forthe true Aryan successors to Bach, Beethoven and Brahms and fuelled the purge of non-Aryan musicians and their music which culminated in the 1938 exhibition of music branded as degenerate: Entartete Musik. Producer Paul Evans


Unknown: Valentine Cunningham
Unknown: Entartete Musik.
Producer: Paul Evans

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Don't Forget to Breathe

By Debbie Kent. Jez livens up his job as a telephone-sales operator by breathing down the phone at a nuisance caller. But the response he gets is not quite what he expected.
Jez Benedict SandHord Rina Carolyn Jones Annie Lucy Punch Director Peter Kavanagh


Unknown: Debbie Kent.
Unknown: Carolyn Jones
Unknown: Annie Lucy
Director: Peter Kavanagh

: The Exchange: [number removed]

Call Wendy Austin for an exchange of experiences and views on today's topical issues. Producer Sukey Firth. LINES OPEN from 1.30pm


Unknown: Wendy Austin
Producer: Sukey Firth.

: Dubliners by James Joyce

An Encounter. Two boys bunk off school in search of adventure. Read byCiaran Hinds. For details see yesterday (R)


Unknown: An Encounter.

: Intimacies

2: Always Something There to Remind Me. Three women reveal how they dealt with the clothes, photographs and effects of their dead loved ones. Producer Rosie Boulton. For details see yesterday (R)


Producer: Rosie Boulton.

: Shop Talk

Heather Payton and guests with conversation about the world of business, money and technology. Producer Simon Crow


Unknown: Heather Payton
Producer: Simon Crow

: The Learning Curve

Libby Purves presents the guide to the world of learning, with education news, practical advice and your views.
Producer Anne Freeman. Action Line: [number removed]
E-MAIL: the.learning.curve@bbc.co.uk. Repeated Sunday llpm


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Anne Freeman.

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: Parliamentary Questions

Steve Richards plays host to team captains Roy Hattersley and Sir Patrick Cormack MP in the panel game about politics and politicians. With guests Anthony Howard and Michael Gove. Producer Steve Doherty (R)


Unknown: Steve Richards
Unknown: Roy Hattersley
Unknown: Sir Patrick CormacK
Unknown: Anthony Howard
Unknown: Michael Gove.
Producer: Steve Doherty

: The Archers

Dependence day for Jolene. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson chairs the arts programme. Producer Lawrence Pollard


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Lawrence Pollard

: Vital Signs: 7: Tuesday

By Sarah Phelps.
The chairman comes up with an ingenious plan following the hospital's open day, and Carol comes to a decision about her daughter's new school.
For details see yesterday. Repeated from 10.45am


Writer: Sarah Phelps

: File on 4

Gerry Northam reports on major issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad. Producer Gregor Stewart. Repeated Sunday 5pm


Unknown: Gerry Northam
Producer: Gregor Stewart.

: In Touch

Peter White with news for visually impaired people. Producer Cheryl Gabriel. PHONE: [number removed] for more information. FACTSHEET: send a large sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel.

: Case Notes

In the last of the current series Dr Graham Easton examines the issue of teenagers' health and the physical and emotional changes involved. Are mood swings always due to hormones, or are there other causes, such as increased stress? And what are the signs of drug addiction?
Producer Geraldine Fitzgerald. E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk Repeated tomorrow 4.30pm


Unknown: Dr Graham Easton
Producer: Geraldine Fitzgerald.

: No Triumph, No Tragedy

Peter White talks with Judge ZakYacoob. Repeated from 9am


Talks: Peter White
Unknown: Judge Zakyacoob.

: The World Tonight



Unknown: Conan Doyle

: Book at Bedtime: The Adventures ofBrigadier Gerard

By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 2: How the Brigadier Held the King. Etienne Gerard is stranded in Spain, injured in battle. Can he make his way back to his regiment without falling into the hands of the fearsome Spanish guerrilla El Cuchillo - or worse, the English army? Fordetails see yesterday


Unknown: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Unknown: Etienne Gerard

: In the End

The final episode of Mark Tavener 's satirical comedy thriller starring Michael Williams and Barry Foster. George is convinced that he is the murderer's next target, but can he find the killer before it is too late? And could the Prime Minister be thinking about handing over the reins? with Peter Woodthorpe , Hugh Parker , David Holt and Beth Chalmers. Music Paul Mottram. Producer Dawn Ellis Executive producer Paul Schlesinger (R)


Unknown: Mark Tavener
Unknown: Michael Williams
Unknown: Barry Foster.
Unknown: Peter Woodthorpe
Unknown: Hugh Parker
Unknown: David Holt
Unknown: Beth Chalmers.
Music: Paul Mottram.
Producer: Paul Schlesinger
Prime Minister: Jonathan Coy
Charles: Stephen Fry
Martin: John Bird
Cnchton Potter: Anton Rodgers
Coco St Martin: Phil Comwell
Chancellor: Simon Greenall
Marcia: Rebecca Front
Maria: Jessica Oyelowo
Rupert: Michael Fenton Stevens
Barney: Harry Towb

: News

: The Late Book: Beneath the Skin

By Nicci French, read by Amanda Root. Part 7.
For details see yesterday


Read By: Amanda Root.

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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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