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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St Mary's Lamberhurst, Kent.

: From Our Own Correspondent

World Service analysis. Producer Mike Popham


Producer: Mike Popham

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

The Call of the Forest. Mark Tully investigates the meaning and role of the forest in myth and fairy tale, the religions of the world and the future of the planet. Producer Beverley McAinsh. Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Beverley McAinsh.

: On Your Farm

Rural magazine. Producer Hugh O'Donnell


Producer: Hugh O'Donnell

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Religious and ethical news with Kati Whittaker. Series producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Kati Whittaker.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

An appeal on behalf of a charity seeking to enable survivors of torture and organised violence to engage in a healing process to assert their own human dignity and worth.
Producer Laurence Grissell. DONATIONS: Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture. [address removed]CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed]. Repeated at 9. 25pm and Thursday 3. 27pm


Producer: Laurence Grissell.

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday Worship

From the Memorial Chapel at the University of Glasgow, marking the university's 550th year.
With the Very Rev Andrew McLellan and the Rev Stuart MacQuarrie , the Chancellor Sir William Kerr Fraser , Dr Mona Siddiqui of the Centre for Islamic Studies and the University Chapel Choir directed by Giles Brightwell.
Producer Mo McCullough. Organist Professor John Butt E-MAIL: sunday.worship@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Andrew McLellan
Unknown: Stuart MacQuarrie
Unknown: Sir William Kerr Fraser
Unknown: Dr Mona Siddiqui
Directed By: Giles Brightwell.
Organist: Mo McCullough.
Organist: Professor John Butt

: Letter from America

With AliStair Cooke. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Broadcasting House

Presented by Eddie Mair. Editor Kevin Marsh


Presented By: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.
Soap and flannel: page 28

: In the Psychiatrist's Chair

Professor Anthony Clare follows up his encounter with agony aunt and author Claire Raynerwho revives memories of their controversial interview of 1988. Producer Michael Ember.


Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare
Unknown: Claire Raynerwho
Producer: Michael Ember.

: Quote ... Unquote

Quiz. E-MAIL quote.unquote@bbc.co.uk. Repeated from Monday
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Quote... Unquote is avai lable on cassette at all good retailers and www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed]

: The Food Programme

The human brain is 60 per cent fat and needs essential fats to operate. What does this tell us about the origins of the human race, and what effect has our changing diet had on our mental health? Sheila Dillon investigates.
Producer Rebecca Wells. Extended repeat tomorrow 4pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon
Producer: Rebecca Wells.

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Sunday Best: The Peacetime Conscripts

Charles Wheeler presents five programmes looking at the history and impact of national service.
3: From Shouting to Shooting. National servicemen are given their first postings at home and abroad. Producer David Prest (R)
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: The Peacetime Conscripts is available on audio cassette at all good retailers and www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Producer: David Prest

: Gardeners' Question Time

Roy Lancaster , Pippa Greenwood and Bob Flowerdew answer some of the questions posed by gardeners from Kent. The team also choose trees forthe GQT garden at Sparsholt College, Hampshire. The chairman is Eric Robson.
Producer Trevor Taylor.


Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor.

: Wild in the Garden

A new five-part series in which Chris Baines looks at domestic gardens from the point of view of wildlife and discovers gardeners are recreating habitats for an increasing number of animals.
1: A Glade in the Urban Forest. Baines meets the ultimate woodland edge dweller, the hedgehog. Producer Brett Westwood. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/nature Taking a walk on the wild side: page 20


Unknown: Chris Baines
Producer: Brett Westwood.

: Classic Drama: Wakefield

In Martyn Wade 's dramatisation of one of Nathaniel Hawthorne 's most original short stories, a dull middle-aged man whose life has been monotonously ordinary foryears devises a plot to leave home temporarily and observe the effect on his wife from a flat opposite.
But he stays away much longerthan expected and it becomes more and more difficult to return.
Director Cherry Cookson (R)


Unknown: Martyn Wade
Unknown: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Director: Cherry Cookson
Wakefield: David Haig
Hawthorne: John Rowe
Mrs Wakefield: Richenda Carey
Ferris: Jonathan Keeble
Mrs Brand: Jennie Stoller
Dr Ellison: Gordon Reid

: Open Book

Charlie Lee-Potter looks at what's happening in the world of books and Liz Rigbey picks the week's best audio books.
Producer Dymphna Flynn. Repeated Thursday 4pm. November's Bookclub is We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates.


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Liz Rigbey
Producer: Dymphna Flynn.
Unknown: Joyce Carol Oates.

: Adventures in Poetry

First in a new four-part series with Peggy Reynolds. 1: If- by Rudyard Kipling. An exploration of the enduring appeal of the poem which was voted the nation's favourite but which has received as many brickbats as bouquets overthe 90 years since it was first published.
Producer Sara Davies. Repeated Saturday 11.30pm


Unknown: Peggy Reynolds.
Producer: Sara Davies.

: Hie on 4

Current affairs documentary series. Financial auditing is a multi-billion pound industry in the UK. Fran Abrams asks how effective the major accountancy companies are in protecting investors and shareholders from fraud and financial mismanagement. Repeated from Tuesday

: The Game's Up

Last in the series in which Lynne Truss cheerfully confirms the prejudices of those who have never been tempted to attend a great sporting occasion. 3: And They're Off. How sport can be just a tiny bit repetitive. Producer Kate McAII. Repeated on Saturday


Producer: Kate McAii.

: Pick of the Week

BBC radio highlights presented by Mark Lawson. Producer Neil George. PHONE: [number removed] FAX: [number removed]. E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw


Presented By: Mark Lawson.
Producer: Neil George.

: The Archers

Robert Says 'no Show". Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Go 4 It

Children's magazine. Listeners review the new film Atlantis and Morris Gleitzman talks about his book
Two Weeks with the Queen. Cromartythe cat will be causing his usual mischief and mayhem, and Jan Francis reads the sixth part of The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks. With Matt Smith. Producer Jo Daykin. Series producer Olivia Seligman E-MAIL: gfi@bbc.co.uk. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/gfi


Talks: Morris Gleitzman
Talks: Jan Francis
Unknown: Lynne Reid Banks.
Unknown: Matt Smith.
Producer: Jo Daykin.
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: This Sceptred Isle: the 20th Century

Anna Massey narrates Christopher Lee 's series of the history of Britain. The reader is Robert Powell. Episode 22: 1937 a Coronation as War Looms. Producer Pete Atkin. Revised repeat
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: This series is available on a series of individual audio cassettes and compact discs, as well as superb box sets. Two books to accompany the series have been published by BBC Books. www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed].


Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: Christopher Lee
Unknown: Robert Powell.
Producer: Pete Atkin.

: Feedback

Repeated from Friday

: Law in Action

Repeated from Friday

: Money Box

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: In Business

Repeated from Thursday

: The Westminster Hour

Including at 10.45 It's a Funny Old World.
Simon Hoggart looks back at his week spent at the seaside with hundreds ofTories at the Conservative Party Conference in Blackpool. Alongside the fairground rides and the fish and chips he samples the mood underthe new leader lain Duncan Smith and chats to delegates, to MPs and to journalists about the future of the party.
Editor John Evans. It's a Funny Old World: Producers Anne Tyerman and Sarah Harrison. Repeated on Wednesday at 8.45


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Duncan Smith
Editor: John Evans.
Producers: Anne Tyerman
Producers: Sarah Harrison.

: The Learning Curve

Repeated from Tuesday

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Music of Highways and Waterways

The second of two programmes in which Tim Healey uncovers music which grew out of yesterday's great transportation systems. Producer Paul Evans (R)


Unknown: Tim Healey
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.

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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