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: World News

: Farming Today

With Miriam O'Reilly.


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly.

: Today

With Sue Macgregor and Edward Stourton.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Colin Craggs.


Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Colin Craggs.

: In the Psychiatrist's Chair

To mark the 20th anniversary of his award-winning series, Professor Anthony Clare recalls eight of his most memorable interviews. This week he recalls his encounterwith RD Laing and talks to the controversial psychiatrist's son and biographer about its unforseen consequences. Repeated from Sunday at 11.15am


Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare

: Act of Worship

Led by the Reverend Ernest Rea.


Unknown: Reverend Ernest Rea.

: Book of the Week: The Dressing Station

Jonathan Kaplan 's account of his life as a surgeon is read in five parts by Miles Anderson. Part 5. For details see Monday. Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Jonathan Kaplan
Unknown: Miles Anderson.

: Woman's Hour

Heptathlete Denise Lewis joins Martha Kearneyfor a look back at her Olympic victory and ahead to next year's Commonwealth Games. Drama: All Change by Helen Lederer. 5: Jealousy: Fact or Fusion. PHONE: [number removed]
E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Denise Lewis
Unknown: Martha Kearneyfor
Unknown: Helen Lederer.

: Millstone Grit Revisited

In the first of two programmes exploring the character of the Upper Calder Valley and its inhabitants, author and poet Glyn Hughes takes a personal journey through the village of Mill Bank.


Presenter: Glyn Hughes
Producer: Sarah Lefroy Owen

: Married

A six-part comedy drama by Tony Bagley.
5: Cantankerous bachelor Robin Lightfoot has encountered many strange phenomena since the universes collided. Today he hasto contend with two Arthur Smiths for the price of one.
Producer Claire Jones


Unknown: Tony Bagley.
Unknown: Robin Lightfoot
Unknown: Arthur Smiths
Producer: Claire Jones
Robin: Hugh Bonnevllle
Lesley: Josle Lawrence
Dirk: Stephen Frost
Maxine: Ann Gosling
Ned: Sam Bradley
Alan: Christopher Kelham
Himself: Arthur Smith

: 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. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Feedback

Roger Bolton with listeners' views and opinions on BBC radio programmes and policy. Producer Penny Vine. Repeated on Sunday
Letters: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 1QT. Fax: [number removed]. Telephone: [number removed]. E-mail: feedback@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Roger Bolton

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: The Afternoon Play: Mr Reliable

By Peter Tinniswood.
It's Mr Openshaw's job to listen to people. He goes to their houses to listen to them talk, and Mrs Flenswick is one of his visitees. But he doesn't listen to her at all.


Writer: Peter Tinniswood
Director: Enyd Williams
Mr Openshaw: Peter Sallis
Mrs Flenswick: Edna Dore

: Changing Places

Arts Factory. The training and community enterprise of Ferndale in the Rhondda Valley has been hugely successful in placing people in jobs as well as providing free leisure facilities forthe local community. Sandra Sykes meets the visionaries whose plans go even further.
Producer Julian Hector. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio 4
E-MAIL: changing.places@bbc.co.uk. WRITE TO: Changing Places, BBC Natural History Unit. Broadcasting House. Bristol, BS82LR Repeated Monday 8.30pm


Unknown: Sandra Sykes
Producer: Julian Hector.

: The Adventures of Robin Hood

5: Maid Marian's Story by Sara Maitland. Marian looks back on her life with Robin in Sherwood
Forest. She tries to reconcile her memories of the man she knew with the legend he has become. Read by Anna MaSSey. For details see Monday


Story By: Sara Maitland.
Read By: Anna Massey.

: Soundscape: The Swallow's Journey

5: The swallow completes the last leg of her journey, flying across the Channel, and north to
Scotland. Herjourney is at an end but she cannot afford to rest: she has a nestto build, a family to raise and she must be on her guard against circling peregrines and a hungry.farm cat. For details see Monday

: Law in Action

A new series of Marcel Berlin's weekly look at developments in the law and how they affect our lives. Repeated on Sunday at 8.30pm

: The Message

Conversation about how current media trends affect our lives, with Jenni Murray and guests.
Producer Dave Harvey. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/themessage


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Producer: Dave Harvey.

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Nigel Wrench. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Nigel Wrench.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The News Quiz

The topical panel game comes from Wells in Somerset, which is celebrating 800 years as a city. With Alan Coren , Linda Smith and guests. Producer Lucy Armitage. Repeated Saturday 12.30pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Simon Hoggart 's Pick of the News Quiz is available from all good retailers andfromwww.bbcshop.com Call [number removed].


Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Linda Smith
Producer: Lucy Armitage.
Unknown: Simon Hoggart

: The Archers

Emma has a bad trip.
Written by Mary Cutler. Director Julie Beckett
Editor Vanessa Whitburn. ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an sae to[address removed]


Written By: Mary Cutler.
Director: Julie Beckett
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn.
Jill: Patricia Greene
Shula: Judy Bennett
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Tony: Colin Skipp
Pat: Patricia Galllmore
Helen: Louiza Patikas
Tom: Tom Graham
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
William: Philip Molloy
Edward: Barry Farrimond
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Emma: Felicity Jones
Mike: Terry Molloy
Betty: Pamela Craig
Bert: Eric Allan
Greg: Marc Finn
Kirsty: Annabelle Dowler
Fallon: Joanna Vankampen

: Front Row

Elton John 's single Candle in the Wind 1997 sold 33 million copies following his performance of the song at the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, he won an Oscarforhis songs forthe film The Lion King and is about to release a CD that takes him back to basics. Here, he talks to John Wilson about the highs and lows of a roller-coaster career. Producer John Goudie


Unknown: Elton John
Unknown: John Wilson
Producer: John Goudie

: All Change

Five weekday programmes in which comedian Helen Lederettakes a lighter look at growing old disgracefully. 5: Jealousy: FactorFusion Phil is acting suspiciously. Helen is worried that out of disgust for his ageing and wideningwife he has been driven into the arms of Yolanda, the temptress from accounts. She mustgo into battle to win back her man. Fordetails see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Helen Lederettakes

: Any Questions?

The political discussion programme with Jonathan Dimbleby comes from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. The panel includes Leader of the Liberal Democrats Charles Kennedy MP, actor Fiona Shaw and Glenys Kinnock MEP.
Producer Lisa Jenkinson. Repeated Saturday 1.15pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Fiona Shaw
Unknown: Glenys Kinnock
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson.

: Letter from America

Comment, context and colourfrom the United
States, with veteran commentator Alistair Cooke.
Producer Tony Grant. Repeated Saturday 5.45am and Sunday 8.45am


Commentator: Alistair Cooke.
Producer: Tony Grant.

: The Friday Play: Failing through Italy

Haunted by his first wife, Charles escapes on a holiday to Italy. His surroundings are described as paradise, but he is in purgatory and sliding towards the inferno in Nigel Gearing's modern divine comedy.
Director Claire Grove


Director: Claire Grove
Charles: James Laurenson
Elizabeth: Sandy Walsh
Bee: Janice Acquah
Peter: Sean Baker
Lesley: Jeannie Stoller
Mechanic: Vincenzo Nicoli

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.
Editors Prue Keely and Jenni Russell. E-MAIL: world.tonight@bbc.co.uk WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/worldtonight


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Editors: Prue Keely
Editors: Jenni Russell.

: Book at Bedtime: The Ambassadors

5: Strether is persuaded to meet the mysterious Madame de Vionnet. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Madame de Vionnet.

: Great Lives

A series in which famous people nominate historical figures for studio discussion. Writer and broadcaster Frank Delaney discusses French artist
Henri Matisse with Matisse's biographer Hilary Spurling. Producer David Perry


Unknown: Frank Delaney
Artist: Henri Matisse
Unknown: Hilary Spurling.
Producer: David Perry

: Fanshawe Gets to the Bottom of...

Repeated from yesterday 6.30pm

: News

: Book of the Week: The Dressing Station

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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This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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