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: Prayer for the Day

The Rev Roger Hutchings.


Unknown: Roger Hutchings.

: Farming Today

Producer Karen Gregor


Producer: Karen Gregor

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Gabrielle Cox.


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: A Place Called Home

In a new four-part series, John McCarthy sets out to discoverthe meaning of home, tracing the development of the first basic shelters to the latest internet "houses". 1: Plus pa Change Producer Roger Childs. Repeated at 9.30pm John Peel: page 15
Programme of the Week: page 103


Unknown: John McCarthy
Producer: Roger Childs.

: Dead Media

Francis Spufford digs into the history of four media inventions and discovers what each one says about our relationship with the mechanised world. 1: The Semaphore Tower. Producer Simon Coates


Unknown: Francis Spufford
Producer: Simon Coates

: Book of the Week: Ann the Word

By Richard Francis , read byNoreen Kershawin five parts. The extraordinary story of Ann Lee , born in poverty in Manchester in 1736, who went on to found the Shaker community in America. Part 1. Producer Chris Wallis


Unknown: Richard Francis
Unknown: Ann Lee
Producer: Chris Wallis

: Daily Service

With Judy Merry. Glorious Things of Thee Are
Spoken; Deuteronomy 7, w6-11; Sanctus; Eternal Ruler of the Ceaseless Round. With the John Powell Singers. Director of music John Powell.


Unknown: Judy Merry.
Singers: John Powell

: Woman's Hour

With Sheila McClennon and guests. Drama: Central 822by Sarah Woods. Part 1 of 10. Editor Ruth Gardiner. E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Sheila McClennon
Unknown: Sarah Woods.
Editor: Ruth Gardiner.

: Test Match Special

England v West Indies
Commentary on the fifth and final day's play in the Fourth Cornhill Test at Headingley. Including Your Letters Answered at 1.18* and News at
1.15 and 3.45. Approximate times

: Anatomists of Desire

Alan Taylor investigates the key figures behind our passion for consuming.
2: Dr George Gallup. He was known for his work in the field of political opinion polling, but Gallup's greatest achievement- he was the founder of modern market research - made it easier for admen to target consumers, Producer Mike Lloyd


Unknown: Alan Taylor
Unknown: Dr George Gallup.
Producer: Mike Lloyd

: Memoirs of a Twelfth Man: 2: The Wedding of Nigel Grint

A comedy series by Anthony Crouch, dramatised by Christopher Scott.
When the date of Nigel's wedding clashes with the cricket match between the Spoonfield 'Duck and Flag' and the Thrugham 'Bounding Plough', bowling a maiden over takes on another meaning.


Author: Anthony Crouch
Dramatised by: Christopher Scott
Director: Sue Wilson
Gussy: Norman Rodway
Nigel: Martin Ball
Raymond/Rev Plumstead: Brian Parr
Mrs Hughes: Tina Gray
Miranda/Mrs Handiside: Tracy Wiles
Frank/Rev Smallwood: Ian Brooker

: You and Yours

Daily consumer news and investigations.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Brain of Britain

Robert Robinson chairs the nationwide general knowledge contest, including Beat the Brains, in which listeners puttheirown questions to contestants. First round - London and the South Of England. Devised by John P Wynn. Questions by Ian Gillies Producer Richard Edis. Repeated Saturday 11pm


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: John P Wynn.
Unknown: Ian Gillies
Producer: Richard Edis.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Small Parts

By Juliet Ace. Patricia Hodge stars as Mattie in the first of two plays written specially for her. Seduced by the theatre, Mattie joins a repertory company in Wales where she finds that the quick-change artistry of bit parts is a kind of preparation for life. Director Ned Chaillet. The Captain's W/fefollows tomorrow 2.15pm


Unknown: Patricia Hodge
Director: Ned Chaillet.

: Inside Money

With LesleyCurwen. Repeated from Saturday 12 noon

: Heaven Eyes

A summertime adventure story by award-winning children's author David Almond. Read by Felicity Finch and abridged in five parts by Brigid Daniel. 1: Leaving the Home. Producer Pam Wardell


Unknown: David Almond.
Read By: Felicity Finch
Unknown: Brigid Daniel.
Producer: Pam Wardell

: Keep off the Grass

Peter Slater presents four programmes about I people who look afterthe sports grounds of Britain. 1: Autumn ...the GolfGreenkeeper Producer Peter Slater (R)


Unknown: Peter Slater
Producer: Peter Slater

: The Food Programme

With Simon Parkes. Extended repeatfrom yesterday 12.30pm


Unknown: Simon Parkes.

: Four Corners

Anne Mackenzie and guests explore issues from ! the four corners of the earth. Producer Amber Dawson


Unknown: Anne MacKenzie
Producer: Amber Dawson

: PM

With Clare English and Kevin Bocquet.


Unknown: Kevin Bocquet.

: Just a Minute

Nicholas Parsons isjoined at the Wycombe Swan, Buckinghamshire, by Clement Freud , Annabel Giles , Tim Rice and Paul Merton forthe panel game that challenges even the most loquacious
OfguestS. Producer Claire Jones. Repeated Sunday 12 noon


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Annabel Giles
Unknown: Tim Rice
Unknown: Paul Merton
Producer: Claire Jones.

: The Archers

Caroline has a little list. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson chairs the arts programme and finds out what happens when the Far East meets the Wild West in Shanghai Noon, a new film starring Jackie Chan. Producer Tanya Hudson


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Jackie Chan.
Producer: Tanya Hudson

: Central 822

A ten-part police drama by Sarah Woods , charting the career of real-life detective Carol Bristow.
1: Carol gets a grip ona pickpocket-and on a suspected murderer Director Jonquil Panting . Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Sarah Woods
Unknown: Carol Bristow.
Director: Jonquil Panting
Caroi: Tessa Peake-Jones
Ozzie: Danny Webb
Mills: Sean Baker
Mooney: James Ellis
Morris: Joe Caffrey
Dad: Terence Edmond
Mum 2: Freda Dowle
Peter: Jonathan Readwln
Betty/Woman in bar: Richenda Carey
Ed: David Thorpe
Janet: Cecilia Noble
Doctor: Tom George
Renata: Jasmine Hyde
Mum 1/Mo: Suzanna Hamilton
Young Carol: Candlce Williams

: Test Match Special Report

A look back at the Fourth Cornhill Test.

: The Aid Business

Overthe past 50 years, rich nations have given billions to the developing world, but in many countries, conditions forthe poorest have got worse ratherthan better, In the first of two programmes, Jenny Cuffe reports from Sudan and asks why there have been so few successes and SO many mistakes. Producer Sarah Lewthwaite


Unknown: Jenny Cuffe
Producer: Sarah Lewthwaite

: Crossing Continents

Mozambique used to hold two records - it was the poorest country in the world and the top cashew nut producer. Now it is sti very poor, but the cashew nut industry has all but collapsed, many say as a direct result of World Bank policies. Tim Whewell investigates this Collapse. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Tim Whewell

: Engineering Eden

Ruddyducks, grey squirrels and hedgehogs are all threateningthe UK's biodiversity, but do plans to remove them amountto a brand of ecological racism? Concludinghis series, Jolyon Jenkins asks if we can turn back the clock and return to habitats containing only native plants and animals. j Producer Alison Ayres. E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk I


Unknown: Jolyon Jenkins
Producer: Alison Ayres.

: A Place Called Home

Repeated from 9am

: Book at Bedtime: Adrian Mole - the Cappuccino Years

By Sue Townsend , abridged in five parts by Elizabeth Proud and starring Nigel Planer as Adrian Mole.
1: It is 1997 and Adrian is 30 and three quarters, a failed writer, and a single parent working as a chef at the Hoi Polloi in Soho. 1: Cooking fora a Living Producer Kate McAII. Director John Tydeman (R)


Unknown: Sue Townsend
Unknown: Elizabeth Proud
Unknown: Nigel Planer
Unknown: Adrian Mole.
Producer: Kate McAii.
Director: John Tydeman

: Home Truths

Repeated from Saturday 9am

: News

: The Late Book: The Season Ticket

Jonathan Tulloch 's novel, set in Gateshead, is read by Tim Healy in ten parts. 1: Gerry and Sewell are devotees of Newcastle United and have set their hearts on season tickets- but they're Skint. Abridged and produced by Chris Wallis


Unknown: Jonathan Tulloch
Read By: Tim Healy
Produced By: Chris Wallis

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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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