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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St Mary-ie-Bow in Cheapside, London.

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Unconditional Love. Th i s week M ark Tu I ly explores how we become capable of giving the gift of unconditional love.
Producer Beverley McAinsh. Repeated at 11.30pm


Producer: Beverley McAinsh.

: On Your Farm

Anothertopical episode of the farming programme. Producer Hugh O'Donnell


Producer: Hugh O'Donnell

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Roger Bolton with the religious and ethical news of the week, moral arguments and perspectivies on stories, familiar and unfamiliar.
Producer Rosemary Dawson. E-MAIL: sunday@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Rosemary Dawson.

: Radio 4 Appeal

Nigel Havers speaks on behalf of a charity which provides disabled people with communication aids. Producer Anne Downing. DONATIONS: Sequal Trust, [address removed]CREDIT CARDS: [number removed] Repeated at 9.25pm and Thursday 3.27pm


Unknown: Nigel Havers

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday Worship

From StAnne's Cathedral, Belfast.
Conducted by Bishop Harold Miller , Bishop of Down and Dromore.


Conducted By: Bishop Harold Miller

: Letter from America

With Alistair Cooke. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Broadcasting House

Eddie Mair presents a fresh approach to news, with conversation about the big stories of the week. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

: In the Psychiatrist's Chair

Legendary American writer Gore Vidal exposes his colourful personality to
Professor Anthony Clare. While mockingly dismissive of psychiatry, he discusses many personal issues, displaying his customary wit and appetite to shock. Producer Michael Ember.


Unknown: Gore Vidal
Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare.
Producer: Michael Ember.

: Quote ... Unquote

Joining Nigel Rees to exchange quotations and anecdotes this week are Stephanie Caiman ,
Humphrey Carpenter , Jonathan Cecil and John Julius Norwich. ReaderWilliam Franklyn. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Stephanie Caiman
Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Jonathan Cecil
Unknown: John Julius Norwich.
Unknown: Readerwilliam Franklyn.

: The Food Programme

An investigation into whether you can really get fresh food at a Disneyland.
Producer Sheila Dillon. Extended repeat tomorrow 4pm


Producer: Sheila Dillon.

: The World This Weekend

James Cox


Unknown: James Cox

: Reporters' Notes

Emily Buchanan invites some of Britain's most distinguished foreign correspondents to rememberthe music that evokes the unforgettable events they reported to the world. Concluding the present series, Bridget Kendall recalls her life in Moscow and beyond with the theme from the Russian television weather forcast, her own recording of Armenian monks and music from The Godfatheras heard in the strife-torn republic of Georgia. Producer Simon Eimes


Unknown: Emily Buchanan
Unknown: Bridget Kendall
Producer: Simon Eimes

: Gardeners' Question Time

John Cushnie , Pippa Greenwood and Bunny
Guinness answer questions posed by members ofthe Clare Horticultural Society in Suffolk. With chairman Eric Robson.
Producer Trevor Taylor. Repeated Wednesday 3pm


Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor.

: Charm of Birds

A series exploring the changing character of British birdsong over the course of a year as a backdrop to the life of Britain's longest-serving foreign secretary and field naturalist
Edward Grey. Ornithologists, historians and politicians reflect on his writing. 2: The Dawn Chorus. Grey spends his happiest years with his wife Dorothy on the River Itchen, escaping the rigours of political life in London by documenting the richness and drama of the dawn chorus. Narrated by Anthony Hyde , readers Julian Glover and Maureen O'Brien. Producer Jules Wilkinson (R)


Unknown: Edward Grey.
Readers: Anthony Hyde
Readers: Julian Glover
Readers: Maureen O'Brien.
Producer: Jules Wilkinson

: Classic Serial: His Natural Life

By Marcus Clarke , dramatised in three parts by Joe Dunlop. The epic story of a man falsely accused of murder and sentenced to be transported to Van Diemen 's land. 1 The Sea Voyage with Matthew Morgan , Gavin Muir , Joe Dunlop and Richenda Carey. Director Jane Morgan. Repeated Saturday 9pm


Unknown: Marcus Clarke
Unknown: Joe Dunlop.
Unknown: Van Diemen
Unknown: Matthew Morgan
Unknown: Gavin Muir
Unknown: Joe Dunlop
Unknown: Richenda Carey.
Director: Jane Morgan.
Rufus: Owen Teale
Maurice: Nicholas Bouhton
Captain Vickers: Terence Edmond
Mrs Vickers: Sarah Badel
Capt Blunt: Douglas Livingstone
Sarah: Monica Dolan
MrPine: Norman Rodway
John: Peter Acre
Gabbett: Struan Rodger

: Open Book

Jeremy Treglownjoins
Charlie Lee Potter to discuss Romancing, his biography of Henry Green , a man who led a double life as a managing director of an engineering firm and one of the best novelists of the 20th century. Producer Fiona McLean. Repeated Friday 4pm


Unknown: Charlie Lee Potter
Unknown: Henry Green
Producer: Fiona McLean.

: Poetry Please

Frank Delaney presents scenes from the city, both real and imagined. With readers
Nigel Anthony , Alice Arnold , Lisa Coleman and David Collins. Producer Kate McAII. Repeated Saturday 11.30pm


Unknown: Frank Delaney
Readers: Nigel Anthony
Readers: Alice Arnold
Readers: Lisa Coleman
Readers: David Collins.
Producer: Kate McAii.

: File on 4

Jenny Cuffe examines new NHS guidelines on resuscitation. With claims that some elderly and disabled patients are being written off, do doctors still have too much control over who should be given a Chance to live? Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Jenny Cuffe

: The Happiness Lectures

Four leading figures reflect on the nature of happiness. 2: Lord MacKay of Clashfern
Mathematician and former Lord Chancellor, Lord MacKay ponders how a sense of place and limited ambition can contribute to a feeling of wellbeing. Producer Lynette Quinlan. Repeated Saturday 7.45pm


Producer: Lynette Quinlan.

: Pick of the Week

Chris Serle presents his selection of extracts from BBC radio overthe past seven days. Producer Neil George. PHONE: [number removed] FAX: [number removed]. E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw


Unknown: Chris Serle
Producer: Neil George.

: The Archers

Troubles are inherited at Brookfield. Repeated tomorrow 2pm
Soap and Flannel with Alison Graham : page 43


Unknown: Alison Graham

: Off the Page

Chris Bigsby introduces a series of programmes of new writing and discussion, featuring a mix of fresh talent and established names.
11: New York Village. In the second special edition from New York, Bigsby asks three of its writers to define the essence of this most dynamic of cities. With Colum McCann , Lynne Tillman and Geoffrey O'Brien. Producer Paul Quinn


Introduces: Chris Bigsby
Unknown: Colum McCann
Unknown: Lynne Tillman
Unknown: Geoffrey O'Brien.
Producer: Paul Quinn

: Feedback

Roger Bolton airs listeners' views on BBC radio programmes and policy. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Roger Bolton

: Word of Mouth

Michael Rosen presents the programme about words and the way we speak. 10: Going for Broke Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Michael Rosen

: Money BOX

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: In Business

Sunny Side Up. Much of Latin America is no longer in economic chaos. From Mexico, Brazil and Argentina, Peter Day finds out if the future has finally arrived. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Peter Day

: The Westminster Hour

Next week's political headlines with Andrew Rawnsley. Including 10.45 Cuba! Cuba!
Fidel Castro dubbed Cuban exiles in Miami "gusanos" or worms. But Frank Canosa believes they, togetherwith the islanders, will shape the new Cuba that is waiting to emerge.
Editor John Evans. Cuba! Cuba! repeated Wednesday 8.45pm


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley.
Unknown: Fidel Castro
Unknown: Frank Canosa
Editor: John Evans.

: The Learning Curve

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


Unknown: Libby Purves

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Sacred to Us

Richard Coles presents three programmes exploring the music of non-Christian faiths. 1: Judaism. Music plays an essential role in Jewish life, both inside and outside the synagogue. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Richard Coles

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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.

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