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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St David's, Moreton in Marsh, G!oucestersh!re.

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

/4P/nch of Sa/t. Simon Mundy compares the cynic and the sceptic and asks if it is ever possible to take things with too large a pinch of salt. Producer Bever!ey McAinsh. Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Simon Mundy

: The Living World

Jelly Fish. There are several species of British jellyfish yet few of us see them apart from when they wash upon ourbeaches. Lionet Keiieway heads out to sea in search of these bizarre and beautiful creatures. Producer SheenaDuncan


Unknown: Lionet Keiieway

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Roger Boiton with the religious and ethical news of the Week. Series producer Liz Leonard. E-MAtL: sunday<gtbc.co.uk


Unknown: Roger Boiton
Producer: Liz Leonard.

: Radio 4 Appeal

Linda Bellingham speaks on behaif of a charity which gives support to families with young children. Producer Anne Downing. DONATIONS: Home Start. [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: [number removed] Repeated at 9.25pm and Thursday 3.27pm


Unknown: Linda Befiingham
Producer: Anne Downing.

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday Worship

From Sounchng the Depths, a festival celebrating theoiogythrough the arts. With the acclaimed Psaim Drummers - choir, orchestra and dancers gathered in Great St Mary 's, the University Church,
Cambridge. With the Rt Rev John Sentamu , Bishop of Stepney. Director of music DrJeremyBegbie.


Unknown: St Mary
Unknown: John Sentamu

: Letter from America

Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House

With Eddie Mair. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

: A Tribute to the Few

Battle of Britain veterans and serving RAF officers gather in Westminster Abbey forthis service of thanksgiving and re-dedication to mark the 60th anniversary of the most dramatic turning point in the Second World War. in the presence of the Prince ofWa)es and the Duke of Edinburgh. Led by the Dean of Westminster, the Very Rev DrWesteyCarr.PreachertheRt Rev John Kirkham , B!shoptothe Forces. With the Central Band of the Royai Air Force, conducted by the Wing Commander RK Wiffin, and the Choir of Westminster Abbey. Organist and Master of the Choristers James O'Donneii. Sub-organist
Andrew Reid. Commentator Nicholas Witched. Also broadcast on BBC1


Unknown: John Kirkham
Unknown: James O'Donneii.
Unknown: Andrew Reid.
Commentator: Nicholas Witched.

: Quote.... Unquote

With Nigei ReeS. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Nigei Rees.

: The Food Programme

Pesticides and poultry, fast food and f0!egras-the programme that investigates the good, the bad and the tasteless.
ProducerSheiia Diiion. Extended rpt tomorrow 4pm

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox


Presenter: James Cox

: Reporters' Notes

Emily Buchanan invites Britain's most distinguished foreign correspondents to remember the music that evokes events which they found themselves reporting to the world. This week Jane Standley, BBC Africa correspondent, looks at a Swahili love song, last year's South African election campaign hit and the spookier, jollier tune that heralded daily news propaganda in Zaire.


Presenter: Emily Buchanan
Reporter: Jane Standley
Producer: Simon Elmes

: Gardeners Question Time

John Cushnie , Bob Fiowerdew and P!ppa
Greenwood answer questions posed by gardeners from Northamptonshire. With chairman Eric Robson. Producer TrevorTayior. Repeated Wednesday 3pm


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

: Lucinda Lambton's Elevations and Revelations

Lambton's tour of her favourite British buildings takes her to Hatchlands Park near Guiidford, Surrey, Robert Adam's first English interior. She listens to the music of great composers played on their very own pianos and visits a curious room with snakeskin curtains.


Presenter: Lucinda Lambton
Producer: Lawrence Pollard

: Classic Serial: Daughters of the Vicar

By D.H. Lawrence, dramatised by Jane Beeson.
Louisa and Mary, daughters of the impoverished vicar of Atdecross, see marriage as a means of escape from their routine lives. The arrival of a new young curate fills them with anticipation, but will his intellectual qualities match up to the more physical attractions of Alfred Durant, the son of a local miner?
Director Peter Leslie Wild. Repeated Saturday 9pm


Author: D.H. Lawrence
Dramatised by: Jane Beeson
Director: Peter Leslie Wild
Louisa: Rachel Atkins
Mary: Cathy Sara
Mr Lindley: David Timson
Mrs Lindley: Gillian Goodman
Mr Massy: Robert Pickavance
Alfred: Peter Meakin
Mrs Durant: Ann Rye
Miner: Sean Connolly

: Open Book

Charlie Lee Potter talks to Frances Fyfield about her latest crime novel, Undercurrents.
Producer Emily Kasriel . Repeated Friday 4pm


Unknown: Charlie Lee Potter
Producer: Emily Kasriel

: Poetry Ptease

Frank Delaney braves snow, wind and rain to bring you poems about Britain's favourite subject-the weather. Readers Alice Arnold , Alan Howard , Tim Piggot-Smith and Maggie Steed.
Producer Kate McAll . Repeated Saturday 11.30pm


Unknown: Frank Delaney
Readers: Alice Arnold
Readers: Alan Howard
Readers: Tim Piggot-Smith
Readers: Maggie Steed.
Producer: Kate McAll

: The New World of War: 2: The Arms Trade

Radio 4's series on modern warfare and the consequences of global peace.
UN arms embargoes are designed to choke off weapon supplies to the world's bloodiest conflicts. Richard Watson investigates why these international controls are often so ineffective.
Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Richard Watson

: From the Badlands and Beyond

Gail Robinson exp!ores the hves of Native
Americans today. 2: The Metis were once known as "haif-breeds" -the product ofeariy French or British settlers and ioeai Native women. Once they were the greatest of buffalo hunters, but Robinson meets them serving buffalo burgers at the Saskatoon Fotk Fest.
ProducerSharon Banoff .Repeated Saturday 7.45pm


Unknown: Gail Robinson
Producer: Sharon Banoff

: Six oCioek News

: Pick of the Week

Presented by David Aaronovitch.
Producer Lauretta Reyno !ds. PHONE: [number removed] FAX: [number removed]. E-MAJL: potw@bbc.co.uk WEBStTE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw


Presented By: David Aaronovitch.
Producer: Lauretta Reyno

: The Archers

) Freda shows herfeetings. ) Repeated tomorrow 2pm
L- Soap and Ftanne) with Atison Graham : page 36


Unknown: Atison Graham

: Off the Page: 8: Celebrity

Chris Bigsby introduces a series of programmes of new writing and discussion, featuring a mix of fresh talent and established names.

Writers Elaine Showalter, David Edgar and Paul Morley address a starstruck nation.


Presenter: Chris Bigsby
Unknown: Elaine Showalter
Unknown: David Edgar
Unknown: Paul Morley
Producer: Miriam Newman

: X Marks the Spot

A countrywide treasure hunt celebrating Britain's history, geography and literature. Presented by Pete McCarthy. Repeated from Friday


Presented By: Pete McCarthy.

: Word of Mouth

Michae! Rosen presents the programme about words and the way we speak. 7: Heat's Cooking? Repeated from Thursday

: Money

Box Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Radio 4 Appeai

Repeated from 7.55am

: Analysis

The Bill for Rights. The new Human Rights Act has been hailed as a major step forward in Britain's largely unwritten constitution. But might there be a price to pay in encouraging individual litigation and promoting rights at the expense of responsibilities? David Walker investigates. Repeated from Thursday


Reporter: David Walker

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnstey reports live from the Liberal Democrats Conference in Bournemouth. including 10.45 The Speaker's Oub


Unknown: Andrew Rawnstey

: The Learning Curve

Libby Purves presents a guide to the world of learning. Repeated from Tuesday


Presenter: Libby Purves

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6 05am

: News

: The Drums of Battte

Christopher Cook presents a series exploring the influence of war and conflict on music. 4: First World War. The horror and sorrow reflected in music by British Composers. Producer Helen Garrison (R)


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Producer: Helen Garrison

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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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