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: Prayer for the Day

With Clair Jaquiss.


Unknown: Clair Jaquiss.

: Farming Today

With Miriam O'Reilly.
: Producer Sarah Tempest


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly.
Producer: Sarah Tempest

: Today

With Sue MacGregorand Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought fbrthe Day
With the Rev Dr Colin Morris.


Unknown: MacGregorand Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Dr Colin Morris.

: Start the Week

Jeremy Paxman and guests debate and deliberate new agenda-setting ideas and the latest issues, with lively and topical conversation. Producer Ariane Koek. Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Producer: Ariane Koek.

: Book of the Week: Summer of a Dormouse: 1

John Mortimer reads from his latest volume of autobiography - a book which deals honestly and openly with the perils, challenges and sometime bonuses of getting old.
"The time will come in your life when the voice of God will thunder 'From this day forth you will not be able to put on your socks'".


Author/reader: John Mortimer
Abridged by: Neville Teller
Producer: Jeremy Mortimer

: Daily Service

With the Rev Tony Burnham. Here Is Love (Dim Ond lesu); Hosea 11, vvl-4; 0, the Love of My Lord Is the Essence; God Is Love: His the Care
(Personent Hodie). With Harrogate Ladies' College
; Chapel Choir. Director of music David Andrews.


Unknown: Tony Burnham.
Music: David Andrews.

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray and guests with the latest news, views and culture from a woman's point of view. Drama: Telling Liddy by Anne Fine. Part 6 of 10. Editor Ruth Gardiner
E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Anne Fine.
Editor: Ruth Gardiner

: Mapping the Town

Archaeologist Julian Richards uncovers the hidden histories of towns.
Silchester. How did a thrivingtown in Roman Britain fall into ruins, and why did it remain abandoned to the present day? Producer John Byrne


Unknown: Julian Richards
Producer: John Byrne

: One Pair of Hands

n Monica Dickens 's witty and humorous novel is dramatised in a new five-part series by Sam Boardman-Jacobs .
1: Time on My Hands. It is 1938 and Monica Dickens , bored by the countless rounds of debutante parties, decides to prove that she can earn her living as a cook. But will she get far with only a spiffing mushroom souffle?
: Producer Marion Nancarrow


Unknown: Monica Dickens
Unknown: Sam Boardman-Jacobs
Unknown: Monica Dickens
Producer: Marion Nancarrow
Monica: Jasmine Hyde
Isobel: Zoe Wattes
Ma: Frances Jeater
Mrs Robertson: Clare Corbett
Mrs'Addock: Helen Ayres
Miss Faulkner: Eleanor Tremain
Major: Ian Masters
John: Thomas Arnold

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and John Waite.


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Counterpoint

Ned Sherrin chairs the quiz that covers all types of music, from classical to jazz and showtunes to
1 POP. Producer Dawn Ellis


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Producer: Dawn Ellis

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Dying Inside

Robert Silverberg 's novel about a man with a gift for mind-reading is adapted by Robin Brooks. David Selig can look into the most secret recesses of people's minds, but is this a gift or a curse? Living with this freakish talent poses problems, not least of which is how he can cope with its slow disappearance.
I Director Clive Brill


Unknown: Robert Silverberg
Adapted By: Robin Brooks.
Adapted By: David Selig
Director: Clive Brill
David: Jonathan Fafler
Judith: Saira Todd
Kate: Dora Montgomery
Keith/Mike: Andrew Alston
Dr H ittner: David Horovltch
Tom: Nigel Cooke
Ms Mueller: Barbara Dryhurst
Young DavidTom: Raphael Eaves
Jimmy: Travis Woodward

: Money Box live: [number removed]

Paul Lewis and guests are on hand to answer calls on a personal finance issue. Producer Paul O'Keefe
LINES OPEN from 1.30pm


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Producer: Paul O'Keefe

: Histories

A week of specially commissioned stories, giving voice to figures from the historic or mythical past. 1: 1, Boadicea by Fay Weldon , read by Vanessa Redgrave. On the eve of battle, Boadicea keeps vigil in herencampment, planning hervengeance on the Romans and contemplating the omens for the following day's encounter. Producer Sara Davies


Unknown: Fay Weldon
Read By: Vanessa Redgrave.
Producer: Sara Davies

: A Year In an English Vineyard

Andrew Jefford begins a five-part seasonal portrait of Breaky Bottom, one of England's leading vineyards. 1: The '99 Harvest
Peter Hall and his volunteers pick the last harvest of the millennium and examine what the coming year might bring. Producer Paul Kobrak


Unknown: Andrew Jefford
Unknown: Peter Hall
Producer: Paul Kobrak

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper meets the people who bring our cheese, meat and fish to perfection. Extended repeat from yesterday 12.30pm


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: Turning World

Kevin Bocquet and guests take a global view of news, traditions and human stories from across the world. Producer Phil Pegum


Unknown: Kevin Bocquet
Producer: Phil Pegum

: PM

With Dan Damon and Carolyn Quinn.


Unknown: Dan Damon
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.

: Just a Minute

Nicholas Parsons hosts the most devious of panel games. This week he is joined by Jenny Eclair , Tony Hawks, Graham Norton and Tim Rice at the Turner Sims Concert Hall in Southampton. Producer Claire Jones. Repeated Sunday 12.04pm


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Jenny Eclair
Unknown: Graham Norton
Unknown: Tim Rice
Producer: Claire Jones.

: The Archers

Pat recruits another writer. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Francine Stock gives the verdict on the long-awaited film, Hannibal. Anthony Hopkins is back as serial killer Hannibal Lector in the follow-up to, The Silence of the Lambs, Producer Erin Riley


Unknown: Hannibal Lector
Producer: Erin Riley

: Telling Uddy

A ten-part dramatisation by Anne Fine of her novel - a satire of sibling secrets and intrigue in which Bridie, social worker par excellence, discovers that even in her own close family of loving sisters, relationships are duplicitous. Part6.
Producer Pam Wardell. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Anne Fine
Producer: Pam Wardell.
Bridie: Gerda Stevenson
Stella: Monica Glbb
Heather: Wendy Seagar
Dennis: Simon Tait
Liddy: Gayanne Potter
Neil: Jimmy Chlsholm

: The Gathering by the Ganges

Mark Tully follows the physical and spiritual journeys of Hindu pilgrims to the spectacular Maha Kumbh Mela , the largest religious festival in the world, which attracts tens of millions of people to the confluence of the three holiest Indian rivers once every 12 years, Producer Kulwant Sidhu


Unknown: Mark Tully
Unknown: Maha Kumbh Mela
Producer: Kulwant Sidhu

: Nature: Boar on the Loose

With 300 escaped wild boar reportedly on the loose in south-east England, MarkCarwardine investigates whetherwe should kill them for our own safety or celebrate them as a successful reintroduction that will help restore the countryside. See Sue Gaisford's choice on page 120. Producer Grant Sonnex. Repeated tomorrow 11am
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/nature. E-MAIL: nature@bbc.co.uk


Producer: Grant Sonnex.

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: The Pastoral Symphony

r Nobel Prize winner Andre Gide died 50 years ago.
The Pastoral symphonyis regarded as his most accomplished work. It tells the story of a Swiss pastor who is taken to an isolated farmhouse to give the last rites to an old woman. He discovers a blind idiot girl cowering in a corner of the hovel and decides to take her back to his own family.
The seeds are thus sown for a domestic tragedy. Read in five parts by Robert Glenister. Part 1. Abridged and produced by Chris Wallis


Unknown: Andre Gide
Unknown: Robert Glenister.
Produced By: Chris Wallis

: Home Truths

John Peel takes anotherwry look at some of the foibles Of family life. Shortened repeat from Saturday 9am


Unknown: John Peel

: News

: The Late Book: The Deprat Affair

Roger Osborne 's gripping account of a scientific scandal in the early years of the 20th century, when a young star geologist was accused of fraud. Read by Jamie Glover and abridged in five parts by Doreen Estall. Part 1. Producer Sarah Johnson


Unknown: Roger Osborne
Read By: Jamie Glover
Unknown: Doreen Estall.
Producer: Sarah Johnson

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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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