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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Faris Badawi.


Unknown: Faris Badawi.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill. Producer Sarah Hughes


Unknown: Anna Hill.
Producer: Sarah Hughes

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Rabbi Lionel Blue. Who do you wake up with?: page32


Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Lionel Blue.

: Start the Week

Jeremy Paxman and guests debate 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: Master Musicians

A week of readings by leading musicians to celebrate the start of the 2001 season of the Proms. In Verdi centenary year, Halle Orchestra music director Mark Elder reads from the composer's "autobiographical sketch" of his early years. Producer Andrew Green. Repeated at 12.30am


Producer: Andrew Green.

: Daily Service

With Dr David Cook. Christ's Isthe World (Dream Angus); Philippians 1, w3-ll; Father, We Thank
Thee (Sanger); All for Jesus (All for Jesus). Director of music Richard Tanner.


Unknown: Dr David Cook.
Music: Richard Tanner.

: Woman's Hour

Lively and topical interviews and discussion from a woman's point of view, presented by Jenni Murray. Drama: Adam Bede by George Eliot. Part 11 of 15. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Adam Bede
Unknown: George Eliot.

: Pride of Place

We are losing the differences between our homes, villages, towns and cities. Everywhere in the country is starting to look the same. Why is it happening and what can be done to stop it?
Towns. Lucinda Lambton visits Braintree in Essex, where the planners enforce traditional design, to the annoyance of architects who want to try something new. At Frome in Somerset there is a battle to save the high street, while at Dorchester the Prince of Wales is building Poundbury-a beacon of hope forthe future of domestic architecture. Producer Peter Everett


Unknown: Lucinda Lambton
Producer: Peter Everett

: How Guillaume Apollinaire Saved MyMarriage

In Nick Warburton 's drama Bill has two unfortunate hobbies: philately and philandering. His wife Penny needs help. But how can French poet Guillaume Apollinaire , buried in a cemetery in Paris, help?
Director Peter Kavanagh


Unknown: Nick Warburton
Unknown: Guillaume Apollinaire
Director: Peter Kavanagh
Penny: Eleanor Bron
Bill: Nigel Anthony
Ghost: Sean Baker

: 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.

: Masterteam

Radio 4's general knowledge quiz continues, with London and Lincolnshire competing this week. With chairman Peter Snow.
Producer Paul Bajoria. Repeated Saturday llpm


Presenter: Peter Snow
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Petrella

The concluding episode of Michael Butt's four-part drama series, adapted from Michael Gilbert 's stories. Original Sins.
When low-life Soapy is found chained to a post in the Thames, drowned by the tide, the finger points to the elusive and uncatchable Captain Crabtree.


Writer: Michael Butt
Adapted from stories by: Michael Gilbert
Director: John Taylor
Petrella: Philip Jackson
Burly: Anthony Jackson
Milo: Jamie Glover
Sara: Mamta Kash
Michael: Nigel Carrington
Dr Pond: Robin Welch
Fisher: David Redgrave
Danny: Simon Treves
Jilly: Lynn Whitehead

: Money Box Live: [number removed]

Listeners' calls on a personal finance issue are answered by Paul Lewis and guests.
Producer Penny Haslam. LINES OPEN from 1.30pm


Unknown: Paul Lewis

: Sleeping Arrangements

By Madeleine Wickham. It's the summer holidays and the pressure is on to relax. Mutual friend Gerard loans two couples, along with their respective children and an au pair, his villa in Spain - unfortunately during the same week. The apparently accidental double booking leads to some interesting discoveries.
Read by Harriet Walter and abridged in ten parts by Samantha Bakhurst. Part 1. Producer jiii waters


Unknown: Madeleine Wickham.
Read By: Harriet Walter
Unknown: Samantha Bakhurst.

: Corncrakes for Breakfast

A five-part quest to find the most elusive and charismatic creatures in the British Isles.
Mark Carwardine begins his journey on the island of Coll in Scotland's Inner Hebrides where he searches for the rare and mysterious corncrake.
Producer Brett Westwood. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/nature


Unknown: Mark Carwardine
Producer: Brett Westwood.

: The Food Programme

Extended repeat from yesterday 12.30pm

: Whatever Gets You Through

Identity and purpose, love and money, health and family- Muriel Gray and guests provide lively conversation and explore some of the big questions that preoccupy our age. Producer Lindsay Leonard


Unknown: Muriel Gray
Producer: Lindsay Leonard

: PM

With Clare English and Carolyn Quinn.


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.

: Just a Minute

Nicholas Parsons is joined at the City Varieties
Music Hall by Tony Hawks, Ross Noble , Sue Perkins and Tim Rice forthe panel game that challenges even the most loquacious of guests. Producer Claire Jones. Repeated Sunday 12 noon
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Volume of Just a Minute is now available on audio cassette from all good retail outlets and www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed].


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Ross Noble
Unknown: Sue Perkins
Unknown: Tim Rice
Producer: Claire Jones.

: The Archers

Brenda plans her exit. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

This week the verdict on the latest appearance by cinema's most famous and profitable dinosaurs in Jurassic Park III. Presented by Mark Lawson. Producer Lawrence Pollard


Presented By: Mark Lawson.
Producer: Lawrence Pollard

: Adam Bede

George Eliot 's haunting story of love betrayed and rewarded, dramatised in 15 episodes by Robert Forrest. 11: In the darkness of the prison cell, Dinah struggles for Hetty's soul.
Director Patrick Rayner. Further cast details across the week Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: George Eliot
Unknown: Robert Forrest.
Director: Patrick Rayner.
Hetty: Katherine Igoe
Dinah: Vicki Liddelle
Mrlrwme: Crawford Logan

: A Tale of Two Teachers

Sally and Saul are recently qualified teachers trying to make the grade in two very different secondary schools - -one on a sprawling estate, the other in a leafy suburb. In the first of two programmes following the school year, will their enthusiasm overcome exhaustion as they struggle with disruptive pupils and an ever-expanding workload? Producer Sally Chesworth. Editor David Ross


Producer: Sally Chesworth.
Editor: David Ross

: Crossing Continents

Ireland is dealing with a new and startling phenomenon - immigration. The country now has proportionately more asylum seekers than Britain. Many come in the last stages of pregnancy, hoping to have their babies in Ireland so that the children will be Irish citizens. George Arney asks whether Ireland is readyto become a multicultural society and hears from the refugees who have faced racial violence in the Emerald Isle. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: George Arney

: Touch

From handshakes to hugging and making love, touch is central to our relationships. But with new taboos growing out of fears of sexual harassment and abuse, are we in danger of not touching enough? Dr Gillian Rice concludes a two-part investigation. Producer Grant Sonnex. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/nature


Unknown: Dr Gillian Rice
Producer: Grant Sonnex.

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: An Impossible Marriage

Pamela Hansford Johnson 's novel set in thirties Clapham about a young woman growing up in the shadow of her popular friend. When she meets Ned Skelton , 14 years her senior, she falls hopelessly in love and nothing else matters. Abridged in ten parts by Yvonne Antrobus and read by Stella Gonet. Part 1. Producer Claire Grove


Unknown: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Unknown: Ned Skelton
Unknown: Yvonne Antrobus
Read By: Stella Gonet.
Producer: Claire Grove

: Home Truths

John Peel takes a wry look at the foibles of family life. Shortened repeat from Saturday 9am


Unknown: John Peel

: News

: Book of the Week: Master Musicians

Readings by leading musicians to celebrate the start of the 2001 season of the Proms. Repeated from 9.45am

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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.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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