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: Prayer for the Day

With Pat Jones.


Unknown: Pat Jones.

: Farming Today

With Miriam O'Reilly. Producer Gordon Swindlehurst


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly.
Producer: Gordon Swindlehurst

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Penny Faust.
8.45 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.

: Melvyn Bragg: In Our Time

Melvyn Bragg and guests explore the history of ideas, as they discuss the events and inspirations that have influenced our age. Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Presenter: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Charles Taylor

: Daily Service

With the Rev Ernie Rea. Blest Are the Pure in Heart (Franconia); 1 Corinthians I,w25-31;
Magnificat (Wilson); Lord, the Light of Your Love (Kendrick). Director of music Alan Wilson.


Unknown: Ernie Rea.
Music: Alan Wilson.

: Book of the Week: Dear Tom

By Tom Courtenay, read by the author and Sian Thomas. Part 4. For details see Monday


Unknown: Sian Thomas.

: Woman's Hour

With Martha Kearney and guests. Drama: La Grande Therese by Hilary Spurling. Part4. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Martha Kearney
Unknown: Hilary Spurling.

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC foreign correspondents with the stories behind the world headlines. Introduced by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant


Introduced By: Kate Adie.
Producer: Tony Grant

: Summer School

The conclusion of a series in whichjournalist
Richard Evans joins people at summer schools.
The Dartington Experience. Is it the clotted-cream teas, the croquet on the lawn or the Trogs that make the Dartington International Summer School a most English experience? Producer Geoff Ballinger


Unknown: Richard Evans
Producer: Geoff Ballinger

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and John Waite.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Open Country

Charlotte Smith explores the countryside of Anglesey. Shortened repeat from Saturday6.10am


Unknown: Charlotte Smith

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Man Who Knew Everything

A four-part drama by Robin Brooks , starring
Jack Klaff as George Lewis , the famous 19th-century lawyer who defended the indefensible and never lost.
3: The Pimlico Poisoning. The young and glamorous Adelaide Bartlett 's husband has died from chloroform poisoning. Has he committed suicide or is she the murderess?
Director Clive Brill


Unknown: Robin Brooks
Unknown: Jack Klaff
Unknown: George Lewis
Unknown: Adelaide Bartlett
Director: Clive Brill
Adelaide: Julie Cox
Edward: Jonathan Firth
Geoffrey: Jasper Britton
Sir Gregory: Nicholas Woodeson
James: Raymond Coulthard
Justice Wills: Edward Desouza
Rawlinson: Christian Rodska
DrLeach: Andrew Alston

: Call You and Yours: [number removed]

With Peter White. Editor Chris Burns


Unknown: Peter White.
Editor: Chris Burns

: Radio 4 Appeal

Nigel Havers speaks on behalf of a charity which provides disabled people with communication aids.
DONATIONS: Sequal Trust. [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: [number removed] Repeated from Sunday 7.55am


Unknown: Nigel Havers

: Tales from Victorian Norfolk

By Mary E Mann. 4: His First Day at the Sea and Levenses. Mrs Shildrick is determined that five-year-old Herbert will go to the seaside no matter what the teacher says, and Tom Wapple has a harvest Surprise. For details see Monday


Unknown: Mary E Mann.
Unknown: Mrs Shildrick
Unknown: Tom Wapple

: Just Being Ourselves

John Widdowson unveils the worlds of custom, tradition and belief. 4: All-singing, All-dancing For details see Monday


Unknown: John Widdowson

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins presents the programme that tackles big legal issues and everyday ones. Producer Charles Sigler. Repeated Sunday 8.30pm


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Charles Sigler.

: The Material World

For many of us pain is a fact of life, yet its mechanisms remain one of medicine's greatest mysteries. It is difficult to devise more effective treatments for pain relief until we have a better understanding of the interaction between nerves, spinal cord, blood, tissue and brain. Quentin Cooper talks to Professor Patrick Wall and Professor Anthony Dickenson about the current state of knowledge of pain. Patrick Wall invented the Tens (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) pain-relief system, which transformed the experience of childbirth for millions of women. Anthony Dickenson is the professor of neuropharmacology at University College London.
Producer John Watkins. E-MAIL: material.world@bbc.co.uk
Webwatch: page 57


Talks: Quentin Cooper
Unknown: Professor Patrick Wall
Unknown: Professor Anthony Dickenson
Unknown: Patrick Wall
Unknown: Anthony Dickenson
Producer: John Watkins.

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: Fanshawe Gets to the Bottom of....

What do Victoria Wood , Ardal O'Hanlon ,
Billy Connolly , Dylan Thomas , Alan Coren and Peter Cook have in common? They all feature in Simon Fanshawe 's series in which classic comedy meets the best in satirical writing in a unique exploration of some of life's essential themes, from foreigners, class and health to love and the sporting life. With Anne Bryson and Peter Gunn. Part 2. Producer Karen Rose


Unknown: Victoria Wood
Unknown: Ardal O'Hanlon
Unknown: Billy Connolly
Unknown: Dylan Thomas
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Peter Cook
Unknown: Simon Fanshawe
Unknown: Anne Bryson
Unknown: Peter Gunn.
Producer: Karen Rose

: The Archers

Kenton must fly today. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson with the winner of this year's Nobel Prize for Literature. Producer Stephen Hughes


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: La Grande Therese

Based on the true story of a 19th-century French adventuress, Hilary Spurling 's book is dramatised in ten partsby Catherine Czerkawska. 4: Robert Henry Crawford 's Heir. A mysterious chest of documents belonging to Therese's family is said to contain evidence about the extent of her inheritance.
For details see Monday. Cast details across the week. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Hilary Spurling
Unknown: Catherine Czerkawska.
Unknown: Robert Henry Crawford

: Europe: Belief and Belonging

Where Does Europe End in the East?Concluding a series on the historical roots of Europe, David Sells travels to Estonia to explore an issue that has much vexed Europe's unifiers over the years -that of the continent's boundary in the east. The programme questions whether the Russian border marks a fundamental frontier between different civilisations. Many Estonians, due to make the leap from the Soviet Union to the European Union in little over a decade, certainly think so. Sells hears from those pro-EU
Estonians, as well as the increasing band of "Eurosceptics" worried that their precious identity will be submerged in a new giant union run from far-off Brussels. Producer Chris Bowlby


Unknown: David Sells
Producer: Chris Bowlby

: In Business

Who Needs an MBA? Entrepreneurs barely into their 20s would rather make millions than go to business school. Peter Day asks if they are missing anything. Producer Amir Amirani. RptdSunday9.30pm


Producer: Amir Amirani.

: Costing the Earth

Exploring the issues which affect all our lives. 4: Risk. The world is undoubtedly a risky place. Every day we are bombarded with warnings of new dangers. Alex Kirby investigates whetherwe worry too much and whether we worry about the wrong things. Producer Brian King


Unknown: Alex Kirby
Producer: Brian King

: Melvyn Bragg: In Our Time

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: A Tale of Two Cities

By Charles Dickens , read by Ian McDiarmid. Part 4. For details see Monday


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Read By: Ian McDiarmid.

: TheWayltls

A satirical look at the week's news and media events. With Simon Evans , Dave Lamb , Chris Pavlo and Laurin Shavin. Producer Alex Walsh-Taylor


Unknown: Simon Evans
Unknown: Dave Lamb
Unknown: Chris Pavlo
Unknown: Laurin Shavin.
Producer: Alex Walsh-Taylor

: Kebabbed: the Story of the PoliticalInterview

Ian Hargreaves examines how political interviewing has changed overthe decades. Producer Martin Rosenbaum (R)


Unknown: Ian Hargreaves
Producer: Martin Rosenbaum

: News

: The Late Book: A Fish Caught in Time

By SamanthaWeinberg, read by Janet Suzman.
Part 4. For details see Monday (R)


Read By: Janet Suzman.

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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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