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: Prayer for the Day

With Clair Jaquiss.


Unknown: Clair Jaquiss.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: 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 the Rt Rev Richard Harries.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Richard Harries.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway this week is Griff Rhys Jones. Shortened repeat from Sunday 11.15am


Unknown: Griff Rhys

: Book of the Week: Summer of a Dormouse

John Mortimer reads from his latest volume of autobiography. 5: So Much for Timor Mortis For details see Monday


Unknown: John Mortimer

: Woman's Hour

With Martha Kearney. Drama: Telling Liddyby Anne Fine. Final part. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Martha Kearney.
Unknown: Liddyby Anne Fine.

: Novel Russia

Martin Wainwright concludes his exploration of contemporary Russia through the themes and settings of three great Russian novels.
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov. An extraordinary account of a visit to Moscow by the devil, interwoven with the life of a writer known simply as the Master, and his book - retelling of the Calvary story. The novel had an enormous impact when it was first published in the sixties, nearly 30 years after Bulgakov's death. It still enjoys cult status in Russia today. Producer Sue Waldram


Unknown: Martin Wainwright
Unknown: Mikhail Bulgakov.
Producer: Sue Waldram

: Two Doors Down: 1: Drilling for Hamsters

A new four-part comedy by Annie McCartney about the bohemian residents of Marlborough Road, Belfast, who are saved from their own chaos by Sally, their cleaning lady.


Writer: Annie McCartney
Producer/Director: Tanya Nash
Sally: Frances Tomelty
Clare: Marcella Riordan
Fintan: Gerard Murphy
Evie: Katy Gleadhill
Anna: Bethan Lloyd
Simon: Patrick Gleadhill
Trevor: Gerard McSorley

: You and Yours

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


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

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Feedback

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


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Nick Utechin

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Bread from the Air, Gold from the Sea

A surreal play by G.W. Fraser about German chemist Fritz Haber who, in one year, was tried as a war criminal for his invention of poison gas and nominated for a Nobel Prize for creating nitrogen fertilizers. This drama attempts to get inside
Haber's head and in the process tries to make sense of the darkness and light that lies at the heart of all science.


Writer: G.W. Fraser
Director: Keith Halden
Fritz Haber: Andrew Sachs

: Check Up

In the first of a new series Barbara Myers gives listeners the chance to talkdirectly to the experts. 1: Menopause. Does going through "the change" always mean hot flushes, night sweats and sleeplessness? HRT may help but is it the only answer or could Black Cohosh - an American Indian traditional remedy reduce such symptoms. And can anything be done to reverse the process? If you have a question or a remedy for the Check Up team, call in on [number removed].
Producer Ruth Whitbread


Unknown: Barbara Myers
Unknown: Black Cohosh
Producer: Ruth Whitbread

: Histories

5: Ever After written and read by Souad Faress. Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, finds herself being ferried along a river on herjourney into the afterlife. Where is this boat taking her, and will she be reunited with the lover for whose sake she has taken her Own life? For details see Monday


Read By: Souad Faress.

: A Year in an English Vineyard

5: Harvests and Floods. Andrew Jefford finds
Peter Hall struggling, not with his annual harvests, but with the disastrous consequences of the autumn rains and changed farming practices on the land around him.
For details see Monday


Unknown: Andrew Jefford
Unknown: Peter Hall

: Open Book

Charlie Lee Potter looks at the latest publications, including an interview with Heidi Julavits , author of The Mineral Palace, the story of a young woman trying to start a new life in Colorado duringthe Great Depression.
Repeated from Sunday 4pm


Unknown: Charlie Lee Potter
Unknown: Heidi Julavits

: 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 Dan Damon and Nigel Wrench. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Dan Damon
Unknown: Nigel Wrench.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Now Show

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present the topical comedy programme. In 2000 it was micro scooters, WAP telephones and Jamie Oliver , but what will be "now" in Y2K1? With Steve Furst , Paul Putnerand Emma Kennedy. Producer Ashley Blaker. Music Mitch Benn Repeated Saturday 12.30pm


Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Jamie Oliver
Unknown: Steve Furst
Unknown: Emma Kennedy.
Producer: Ashley Blaker.
Music: Mitch Benn

: The Archers

Lucas speaks his mind.
Written by Paul Broderick. Director Keri Davies
Editor Vanessa Whitburn. ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an sae to [address removed]


Written By: Paul Broderick.
Director: Keri Davies
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn.
Phil: Norman Painting
Shula: Judy Bennett
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Tony: Colin Skipp
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Kate: Kellle Bright
Jack: Arnold Peters
Sid: Alan Devereux
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Edward: Barry Farrimond
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Mike: Terry Molloy
Betty: Pamela Craig
Roy: Ian Pepperell
Caroline: Sara Coward
Hayley: Lucy Davis
Janet: Moir Leslie
Jolene: Buffy Davis
Fallon Joanna: Van Kampen
Lewis: Robert Lister
Oliver: Michael Cochrane
Lucas: Connie M'Gadzah

: Front Row

Francine Stock presents the arts programme. Producer Kirsty Pope


Unknown: Francine Stock
Producer: Kirsty Pope

: Telling Uddy

Written and dramatised in ten parts by Anne Fine. Final part. For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Anne Fine.

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimblebyisjoined at Hinde Street Methodist Church in London, by panellists including former prime minister,
Sir Edward Heath and Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone. Producer Lisa Jenkinson. Repeated Saturday 1.15pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimblebyisjoined
Unknown: Sir Edward Heath
Unknown: Ken Livingstone.
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson.

: Letter from America

Comment, context and colour from the United
States, with veteran commentator Alistair Cooke. ProducerTony Grant. Repeated Sunday 8.45am


Commentator: Alistair Cooke.

: The Friday Play: A Capital Case - Karl Marx Meets Sherlock Holmes

David Zane Mairowitz's wacky and ingenious detective drama. Sherlock Holmes has had many strange requests, but none as strange as one from a certain Mr. Karl Marx asking to help him find his stolen revolutionary tract, Das Kapital.


Writer: David Zane Mairowitz
Director: Peter Kavanagh
Violin: Sonya Slaney
Holmes: Robert Bathurst
Karl Marx: David de Keyser
Eleanor: Jasmine Hyde
Dr. Watson: Thomas Arnold
Sir Charles/Sergei: John Rowe

: The World Tonight

Editors PrueKeely and Jenni Russell. E-MAIL: world.tonight@bbc.co.uk WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/worldtonight


Unknown: Jenni Russell.

: Book at Bedtime: The Pastoral Symphony

The final part of Andre Gide 's novel, read by Robert Glenister. For details see Monday


Unknown: Andre Gide
Read By: Robert Glenister.

: Late Tackle

Sporting conversation with Eleanor Oldroyd and guests from Edinburgh on the eve of Scotland's Rugby Union international against Wales in the Six Nations Championship. Producer Andy Gillies


Unknown: Eleanor Oldroyd
Producer: Andy Gillies

: News

: The Late Book: The Deprat Affair

Roger Osborne 's account of a scientific scandal in the early 20th century, read by Jamie Glover. Final part. For details see Monday


Unknown: Roger Osborne
Read By: Jamie Glover.

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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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