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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St Michael 's, Garston in Liverpool.


Unknown: St Michael

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Through a Glass Darkly. This week Mark Tully considers the symbolism of glass - the powerful and evocative images of windows and mirrors reflected in myths, dreams and literature. Producer Beverley McAinsh. Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Beverley McAinsh.

: Living World

Lough Hyne. "An inlet of the sea masquerading as a lake" is how marine biologist Trevor Norton describes the Lough in southern Ireland, one of the most famous ecological sites in the world. Togetherwith biologist David Barnes , Lionel Kelleway explores the salt marsh and hidden depths of this fascinating landlocked inlet. Producer Sarah Blunt. E-MAIL: nature@bbc.co.uk WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/nature


Unknown: Lough Hyne.
Unknown: Trevor Norton
Unknown: David Barnes
Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Producer: Sarah Blunt.

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Roger Bolton with the religious and ethical news of the week, moral arguments and perspectives on stories, familiar and unfamiliar.
Series producer Liz Leonard. E-MAIL: sunday@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Liz Leonard.

: Radio 4 Appeal

Sarah Kennedy speaks on behalf of a charity which campaigns for an end to the use of cats in experiments. Producer Anne Downing. DONATIONS: FRAME.[address removed] CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed] Repeated at 9.25pm and Thursday 3.27pm


Unknown: Sarah Kennedy
Producer: Anne Downing.

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday Worship

A New Heart. At the start of a special series for Lent. a service from St Michael and All Angels Church, Maesteg, led by the Rev Enid Morgan. Ezekiel 36, w24-32; Luke 4, wl-11; Lead Us
Heavenly Father, Lead Us; Father Hearthe Prayer We Offer; Lord Jesus Think on Me; A Mighty
Fortress Is OurGod. Organist Kenneth Paget. Director of music Alun Jones.


Unknown: Enid Morgan.
Organist: Kenneth Paget.
Music: Alun Jones.

: Letter from America

Comment, context and colour from the United
States, with veteran commentator Alistair Cooke. Repeated from Friday


Commentator: Alistair Cooke.

: Broadcasting House

Eddie Mair presents a fresh approach to news, with conversation about the big stories of the week. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

: Desert Island Discs: John Lill

Sue Lawley's castaway this week is pianist John Lill.
Shortened 9am
CD: the Desert Island Discs "Without You" album is available on CD from 5 March


Castaway: John Lill
Presenter: Sue Lawley
Producer: Miranda Birch

: Just a Minute

Nicholas Parsons hosts the most devious of panel games Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons

: The Food Programme

Could farmers' markets be underthreatfrom overzealous interpretations of hygiene regulations and can the traditional markettrader survive the decline of the nation's high streets? Derek Cooper investigates. Producer Sheila Dillon. ACTION LINE: [number removed]
Extended repeat tomorrow 4pm


Unknown: Derek Cooper
Producer: Sheila Dillon.

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Matches and Dispatches

Sian Evans examines how music occupies a central role on two of life's great occasions - or actually just once in life, the other after death - starting with the wedding and funeral of Queen Victoria, both of which set trends which are still followed today. Producer Paul Evans. Rptd Saturday 11pm


Unknown: Sian Evans
Producer: Paul Evans.

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bob Flowerdew , Bunny Guinness and Anne Swithinbank answer questions posed by Bexhill
Horticultural Society. With chairman Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor. Shortened 3pm


Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor.

: Wild Tales

Peregrines. Nick Baker drops in on his local peregrines to indulge his passion for these examples of " predatory perfection Producer Sheena Duncan (R)


Unknown: Nick Baker
Producer: Sheena Duncan

: Classic Serial: Inside Mr Enderby

Anthony Burgess 's classic sixties comedy is dramatised in two parts by Jim Poyser.
1: Enderby, mediocre poet sans pareil, bursts on to an unsuspecting world, scattering bread crumbs and bad verse. Misadventures abound as he becomes the bemused recipient ofthe attentions ofthe lovely Vesta Bainbridge.
All other parts played by members of the cast
Director Polly Thomas. Repeated Saturday 9pm


Unknown: Anthony Burgess
Unknown: Jim Poyser.
Unknown: Vesta Bainbridge.
Director: Polly Thomas.
Enderby: Philip Glenister
Vesta: Valerie Edmond
Rawcliffe: Russell Dixon
Harry: David Fleeshman
Stepmother: Ann Rye
Mrs Meldrum: Pauline Jefferson
Walpole: Malcolm Raebum
Nurse: Liz Stooke

: Bookclub

James Naughtie meets mountaineer Joe Simpson to discuss his nail-biting, prize-winning book Touching the Void.
The next Bookclub on 1 April will be Margaret Drabble's The Witch of Exmoor
PHONE: [number removed] to take part in a recording of the programme.
Repeated Friday 4pm


Presenter: James Naughtie
Guest: Joe Simpson
Producer: Karen Holden

: Fine Lines

From Budapest to Pakistan - Homelands and Identity. Christopher Cook with poetry and conversation, including guest poets Moniza Alvi and George Szirtes.
Producer Felicity Goodall. Repeated Saturday 11.30pm


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Moniza Alvi
Unknown: George Szirtes.
Producer: Felicity Goodall.

: File on 4

Ten years ago, Iraqi invasion forces fled as Kuwait was liberated. Gerry Northam reports on the country's faltering moves towards democracy and asks if hopes raised by the allied victory have been dashed. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Gerry Northam

: They Should Know Better

Agreeable Disagreement. Writer, wit and raconteur Gerry Anderson with the last of three askance glances at some of the stranger doings of the great, good and not so good in Northern Ireland today. Producer Simon Elmes. Repeated Saturday 7.45pm


Unknown: Gerry Anderson
Producer: Simon Elmes.

: Pick of the Week

Diana Madill presents her selection of extracts from BBC radio overthe past seven days. Producer Elaine Walker. PHONE: [number removed]
FAX: [number removed]. E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw


Unknown: Diana Madill
Producer: Elaine Walker.

: The Archers

Kate will not offer proof. Repeated tomorrow 2pm Alison Graham 's Soap and Flannel: page 34


Unknown: Alison Graham

: Off the Page

Chris Bigsby introduces a mix of fresh talent and established names -writers of fiction and fact - who have been commissioned to write and talk about the ideas and preoccupations of ourtimes. Animal Magic?Has our love of animals gone too far? With Mark Cocter , Maggie Gee and Shena Mackay. Producer Tim Dee


Introduces: Chris Bigsby
Unknown: Mark Cocter
Unknown: Shena MacKay.
Producer: Tim Dee

: Feedback

Roger Bolton airs listeners' views on BBC radio programmes and policy. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Roger Bolton

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins presents the programme thattackles big legal issues and everyday ones. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Marcel Berlins

: Money BOX

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: In Business

Dot Com Survivors. A year afterthe great internet bubble burst, some new-economy businesses are still hanging on. Peter Day finds out how and why. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Peter Day

: The Westminster Hour

Next week's political headlines with Andrew Rawnsley. Including 10.45 Speakers Cornered Editor John Evans. Speakers Corneredrptd Wednesday 8.45pm


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley.
Editor: John Evans.

: The Learning Curve

With LibbyPurves. Repeated from Tuesday

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Playing Hitler's Tune

Valentine Cunningham concludes his investigation into the way musicians were manipulated to further the aims of Hitler's regime. The composer Richard Strauss and the conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler were both set up as figureheads in Nazi Germany, both having been courted personally by Hitler. Yet recent research suggests the light of history may have treated one too kindly and the othertoo harshly. Producer Paul Evans (R)


Unknown: Valentine Cunningham
Unknown: Richard Strauss
Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwangler
Producer: Paul Evans

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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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