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: Prayer for the Day

With Amanda Russell-Jones .


Unknown: Amanda Russell-Jones

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: 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 the Rt Rev Jim Thompson.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Jim Thompson.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway this week is the owner of Longleat- Alexander Thynn , the seventh Marquess of Bath. As the owner of Longleat (which includes the safari park), he runs one of the most successful stately homes in the country. However, the Marquis is probably better known for his individualistic lifestyle: his ponytail, his flamboyant clothes and the 74 lovers whom he describes as "wifelets" . Shortened repeat from Sunday 11.15am


Unknown: Alexander Thynn

: Book of the Week: Next Exit Magic Kingdom

Written and read by Rory MacLean. The Magic Kingdom. "Special options include Cinderella's Castle invitations and mousse-filled white-chocolate slippers." Fordetails see Monday


Read By: Rory MacLean.

: Woman's Hour

Sheila McClennon hosts lively and topical interviews and discussion from a woman's point of view. Drama: The Mind Teacherby Alex Ferguson. Part 5. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Sheila McClennon
Unknown: Mind Teacherby Alex

: Seat of Eagles

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the Snowdonia National Park. In the first of two programmes, Sian Parri Huws explores one of the most beautiful and visited parts of Britain, and asks whethertourism has become more of a curse than a blessing in a unique landscape that is also a heartland of Welsh language and Culture. Producer Jeremy Grange


Unknown: Sian Parri Huws
Producer: Jeremy Grange

: Rolling Home

A comedy series by Richard Monks.
2:Ron's Story.Defeated last week in the caravan manoeuvring competition, long-time club chairman Ron Wheeler stands for re-election. But he is up against glamorous Carol in leather trousers, and a surprise visit from irrepressible former army colleague Nobby.
Producer David Hunter


Unknown: Richard Monks.
Unknown: Ron Wheeler
Producer: David Hunter
Ron: Bernard Hepton
Audrey: Stephanie Cole
Beverley: Annette Badland
Ray: Gerard McDermott
Nobby: James Taylor
Jeanette: Clare Corbett
Steven: Kenny Blyth
Carol: Jasmine Hyde
Fran: Helen Ayres

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and John Waite.
Editor Chris Burns.
PHONE: [number removed]
E-MAIL: youandyours@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Waite
Editor: Chris Burns

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke. EditorKevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Feedback

Roger Bolton airs listeners' views on BBC radio programmes and policy.
Producer Viv Black. WRITE TO: Feedback, PO Box 2100. London, W1A 1QT. FAX: [number removed]. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: feedback@bbc.co.uk. Repeated Sunday 8pm


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Viv Black.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Angel Story

By Hattie Naylor. When Lur finds a pair of wings and attaches them to her back, her whole world changes - where before people around her were moaning, suddenly they are joyful. But constant happiness has its own price, as she soon discovers.


Writer: Hattie Naylor
Director: Mary Peate
Lur: Joanne Froggatt
Lar: Jasmine Hyde
Lug: Amelda Brown
Mug: Rlchenda Carey
Loff: Ben Crowe
Woman: Elizabeth Bell
Man: Terence Edmond
Teenager/barman: Alex Trinder
Checkout girl: Michele Austin

: Making History

Sue Cook presents the series that gets to the bottom of historical mysteries, local legends, family curiosities and architectural oddities. Producers Ivan Howlett and Nick Patrick
WRITE TO: [address removed] E-MAIL: making.history@bbc.co.uk


Producers: Ivan Howlett
Producers: Nick Patrick

: Interpreter of Maladies

Mrs Sen 's. Indira Varma reads the final story by Jhumpa Lahiri , winner of last year's Pulitzer Prize for fiction. For details see Monday


Unknown: Mrs Sen
Unknown: Indira Varma
Story By: Jhumpa Lahiri

: Ghost Houses

Charlotte Smith concludes her exploration of once-great houses by visiting Witley Court in Worcestershire. She discovers why a house that 60 years ago rivalled Chatsworth or Blenheim is now a roofless ruin. For details see Monday


Unknown: Charlotte Smith

: Bookclub

In a special edition of the programme,
James Naughtie visits HMP Coldingley with writer Tony Parsons to discuss his hugely successful book
Man and Boy with the prisoners' readingcircle. The inmates discuss their reactions to this story of emotional loss and the ambiguous rites of passage from adolescence to manhood. On one level it is a love story - or rather, a story about love: the love of a man for his son, and for his own father; the love of a man for his wife at the end of their life together; and of a single father for a single mother at the beginning Of theirs. Repeated from Sunday 4pm


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Tony Parsons

: The Message

Jenni Murray and guests engage in lively conversation about how current media trends affect our lives. Producer Dave Harvey


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Producer: Dave Harvey

: PM

With Carolyn Quinn. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The News Quiz

Simon Hoggart chairs the topical comedy panel game, this week with Alan Coren , Andy Hamilton , Jeremy Hardy and Linda Smith.
Producer Lucy Armitage. Repeated Saturday 12.30pm


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Linda Smith.
Producer: Lucy Armitage.

: The Archers

David plans tomorrow's world.
Written by Peter Kerry. Director Andy Jordan
Editor Vanessa Whitburn. ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an saeto [address removed]


Written By: Peter Kerry.
Director: Andy Jordan
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn.
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Tony: Colin Skipp
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Debbie: Tamsin Grelg
Kate: Kellie Bright
Sid: Alan Devereux
Kathy: Hedll Nlklaus
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Mike: Terry Molloy
Betty: Pamela Craig
Roy: Ian Pepperell
Caroline: Sara Coward
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Hayley: Lucy Davis
Jolene: Buffy Davis

: Front Row

Mark Lawson presents the arts programme. Producer Lawrence Pollard


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Lawrence Pollard

: The Mind Teacher

By Alex Ferguson. 5: Annie stalls her husband about theirfuture and finds a runaway on her doorstep. For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am Cast details across the week


Unknown: Alex Ferguson.

: Any Questions?

Nick Clarke is joined at Homewood School and Sixth Form College in Tenterden, Kent, by panellists including Michael Howard MP. Producer Lisa Jenkinson. Repeated Saturday 1.15pm


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Michael Howard
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson.

: Letter from America

Comment, context and colour from the United
States with veteran commentator AlistairCooke. Producer Tony Grant. Repeated Sunday8.45am


Producer: Tony Grant.

: The Friday Play: East of the Sun

By Carey Harrison.
Intrigued by the unexpected death of Thomas Harrell, the last and greatest of Britain's Victorian explorers, journalist Daniel Bacon attempts to retrace Harrell's journey in one of the loneliest deserts in the world. As he journeys into the unknown, Bacon's view of himself and the world undergoes a sea change.


Writer: Carey Harrison
Original Music: David Chilton
Director: Gordon House
Daniel: Anton Lesser
Lady Harrell: Elizabeth Spriggs
Majid: Roshan Seth
Whitaker: William Gaunt
Kitty: Mary Wimbush
Lady Olwen: Auriol Smith
Mutesa: Alan Cooper
Mother: Richenda Carey
[Actor]: Clare Corbett
[Actor]: Kenny Blyth
[Actor]: Alex Trinder

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.
Editors PrueKeely and Jenni Russell. E-MAIL: wortd.tonight@bbc.co.uk WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/woridtonight


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Unknown: Jenni Russell.

: Book at Bedtime: 2001 - a Space Odyssey

By Arthur Clarke , read by William Roberts. Final part. For details see Monday


Unknown: Arthur Clarke
Read By: William Roberts.

: Late Tackle

Eleanor Oldroyd and guests look ahead to the weekend's sporting events. Producer VemeeSamuel


Unknown: Eleanor Oldroyd

: News

: The Late Book: Barry Cryer - You Won't Believe This but....

Written and read by Barry Cryer. Final part. For details see Monday (R)


Read By: Barry Cryer.

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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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