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: Prayer for the Day

The Rev Peter Francis.


Unknown: Peter Francis.

: Farming Today

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Dr Lavinia Byrne.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Dr Lavinia Byrne.

: The Routes of English

Melvyn Bragg presents a series surveying 1,000 years of spoken English as reflected in the dialects of Britain. 3: Some Handsome
The talk of Cornwall has roots in the old Celtic language of Kernewek that thrived here 200 years ago. But today's horde of incomers are renaming the ancient coves and threatening the historic Cornish vocabulary.
Producer Simon Elmes. Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Simon Elmes.

: Props of Power

Michael White presents ajourney through the corridors of Westminster.
3: This week he investigates the political instrument also know as "Lunch" and he reveals the identity of the journalist who believes they are so important that he sometimes has two a day.

: Book of the Week: Diaries - Into Politics

Read by Michael Cochrane. 4: 1981 - The Prime Minister at Six. For details see Monday


Read By: Michael Cochrane.

: Daily Service

With Dr Lavinia Byrne. We Have a Gospel to
Proclaim (Fulda); 2 Timothy 3, vl4; 4, v5; The Truth from Above (Vaughan Williams); Firmly I Believe and Truly (Halton Holgate ). Director of music Christopher Stokes.


Unknown: Dr Lavinia Byrne.
Unknown: Halton Holgate
Music: Christopher Stokes.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray. Drama: No Ice in Weymouth by Vanessa Rosenthal. Part4. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Vanessa Rosenthal.

: Crossing Continents

Haiti. As part of its war on drugs and crime, the United States is now deporting thousands of American residents to "homelands" they have never seen. Most have already completed US prison sentences when they are rounded up and sent to Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Andy Kershaw investigates the plight of young deportees in Haiti, the poorest and most deprived corner of the western hemisphere. Producer Lucy Ash
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/continents. Repeated Monday8.30pm


Producer: Lucy Ash

: Kerr-Blatt!

David Stafford examines the music that has provided the backdrop for "wascallywabbits", road runners and feuding cats and mice, in this tribute to cartoon composers old and new. He talks to animators Bob Godfrey and Chuck Jones , as well as composer Carl Davis. Producer David Prest


Unknown: David Stafford
Unknown: Bob Godfrey
Unknown: Chuck Jones
Unknown: Carl Davis.
Producer: David Prest

: 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

Shortened repeat from Saturday 6.10am

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Plays of the Severn

3: A Little Bit O'Bacon Fat by Martyn Read , with poetry by Alex Jones. To Davey Sabin , the river Sabrina is his friend and confidante. Each year she yields up her elvers to his waiting nets, but will she demand a sacrifice in return?
Director Sue Wilson. For details see Monday


Unknown: Martyn Read
Unknown: Alex Jones.
Unknown: Davey Sabin
Voice of the River: Jane Lapotaire
Davey: James Grout
Ted: Shaun Curry
Nina: Teresa Gallagher
Rory: Paul Downing
Joyce: Gillian Goodman
Young Davey: Ben Darlington
Young Ted: Josh McGuire

: Call You and Yours

: [number removed]
With Peter White. Editor Chris Burns


Unknown: Peter White.
Editor: Chris Burns

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from Sunday 7.55am

: John Lennon Anniversary Stories

4: Take It Easyby Steve Jacobi , read by Philip Glennister. A star-struck fan gets carried away by the strange and inexplicable coincidences that link his life to the lives ofthe Beatles - in particular, John Lennon. For details see Monday


Unknown: Steve Jacobi
Read By: Philip Glennister.
Unknown: John Lennon.

: When Knights Were Bold

4: War and Peace. Percy F Westerman showed his young heroes finishing off the Germans, Biggles zapped them from the air, but since the Second World War, children's books aren't so sure who the enemy is. For details see Monday


Unknown: Percy F Westerman

: 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

Is prediction the best cure? Scientists at Oxford
University have discovered that our genes not only affect our likelihood of becoming a smoker, they also influence the number of cigarettes we are likely to smoke. Quentin Cooper talks to Dr Robert Walton , a member of the Oxford research team, about theirfindings, and discovers how they have been able to develop a genetic test for tobacco addiction. Producer John Watkins. E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.ac.uk
Webwatch: page 55


Talks: Quentin Cooper
Unknown: Dr Robert Walton
Producer: John Watkins.

: PM

from 5.30 With Clare English and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: Test Match Special Report

Pakistan v England- the Third Test. Jonathan Agnew reviews events on the first day's play in Karachi.


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew

: Just Juliette

A comedy series by Julie Balloo and Jenny Eclair about a failed chat-show host. 4: Juliette finds a home for hertalents on the shopping channel, while Ron discovers how life might have been different with his thoughtful old flame Marjorie Hardwick.
Producer Claire Jones


Unknown: Julie Balloo
Unknown: Jenny Eclair
Unknown: Marjorie Hardwick.
Producer: Claire Jones
Juliette: Jenny Eclair
Ron: James Fleet
Corinne: Annabel Giles
Alistair: Robert Duncan
Marjorie: Jane Whrttenshaw
Gordon: Simon Upson

: The Archers

Caroline is a good Sport. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

With Francine Stock. Producer Rebecca Stratford


Unknown: Francine Stock.
Producer: Rebecca Stratford

: No Ice in Weymouth

By Vanessa Rosenthal. 4: Victory and Verse. Jane accompanies her nieces on a disarming trip to the dentist, shares the national joy at victory over the French and enjoys a verse written about her by her nephew Edward as he leaves for University. For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Vanessa Rosenthal.

: Document

The conclusion of an investigative series in which a document is the starting point for a journey back into the past, shedding new light on the events of the time. Camping with Hitler. Mike
Thomson investigates Nazi efforts to woo British boy scouts in the late thirties and uncovers a series of exchange visits, rallies and camping trips. What did the Third Reich hope to gain and were their ambitions realised?
Producers Mark Burman and Helen Weinstein


Producers: Mark Burman
Producers: Helen Weinstein

: Analysis

Where It's At. Conventional wisdom holds that in a globalised economy everything should be footloose. So why are restaurants in the same street and why do people who use the phone most live closest together? Diane Coyle asks if place matters ever more, not less, and examines the forces which put the fate of whole cities and regions at stake. Producer Michael Blastland. Repeated Sunday 9.30pm


Unknown: Diane Coyle
Producer: Michael Blastland.

: Leading Edge

All over the world people are going crazy for mazes - in fields, gardens and even indoors.
Geoff Watts examines the art of creating them as he meets the mathematicians behind the puzzles. Producer Andrew Luck-Baker . E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Andrew Luck-Baker

: The Routes of English

Repeated from 9am

: Book at Bedtime: Pobby and Dingan

By Ben Rice. 4: The hunt for the Kellyanne Williamson's two invisible friends goes on. For details see Monday


Unknown: Ben Rice.
Unknown: Kellyanne Williamson

: The O'Show

The acclaimed sketch show, featuring the best of Ireland's comedy talent. Written and perfomed b) Barbara Bergin , Pom Boyd , Jason Byrne , Mark Doherty , Kevin Gildea , Patrick McDonnell ,
Colin Murphy and Paul Tylak. Producers Bill Dare and Steve Lock


Unknown: Barbara Bergin
Unknown: Pom Boyd
Unknown: Jason Byrne
Unknown: Mark Doherty
Unknown: Kevin Gildea
Unknown: Patrick McDonnell
Unknown: Colin Murphy
Unknown: Paul Tylak.
Unknown: Steve Lock

: News

: The Late Book: Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow

By Jerome KJerome. 4: On Eating and Drinking More idle thoughts on keeping one's stomach happy with currant dumplings, hot buttered muffins and the maddening liquor! Fordetailssee Monday (R)


Unknown: Jerome Kjerome.

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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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