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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Clair Jaquiss.


Unknown: Clair Jaquiss.

: FarmingToday

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Today

With James Naughtie and John Humphrys.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Right Rev Richard Harries.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


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

: In the Psychiatrist's Chair

Anthony Clare describes his 1984 encounter with the late Wimbledon champion Arthur Ashe as his personal favourite. Shortened rpt of Sunday at 11.15am


Unknown: Anthony Clare
Unknown: Arthur Ashe

: Book of the Week: Good Wives

5: After several years of a fiery but loving marriage Jennie Lee begins to realise that it is her husband, Nye Bevan , and not herself, who is destined for political stardom. Last in the series. Fordetails see Monday. Rptd at 12.30am.


Unknown: Jennie Lee
Unknown: Nye Bevan

: Act of Worship

Presented by the Rev Joel Edwards , general director of the Evangelical Alliance.


Unknown: Joel Edwards

: Woman's Hour

With Martha Kearney. Drama: Mary Barton. Part 10. PHONE: [number removed]
E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Martha Kearney.
Unknown: Mary Barton.

: The Demineurs of Houthulst

On 26 October 1917, 84 years ago today, thousands of Northumberland Fusiliers were cut down as they advanced towards the German line in Houthulst Forest, Belgium. Today, the forest is used by the Belgian army to store and destroy the unexploded shells and gas grenades that still lie beneath the fields. War correspondent Alan Little meets the demineurs of Houthulst who dispose of hundreds of tons of military ordnance each year and considers the longer-term impact of war, not only on those taking part but on the generations that follow.


Presenter: Alan Little
Producer: John Watkins

: Coming Alive

A six-part comedy series by Jim Eldridge.
3: Betting Fever. Sandra is shocked to find gambling is rife on Grove Hill Farm estate, while Terryfaces the romantic threat of Sandra's old flame and helps his pal Steve cope with his new romance.
Director Marilyn Imrie. Music Jacqueline Dankworth. Harvey Brough


Unknown: Jim Eldridge.
Director: Marilyn Imrie.
Music: Jacqueline Dankworth.
Music: Harvey Brough
Terry: Karl Howman
Sandra: Phyllis Logan
Steve: Ben Crowe
Mrs McKendrick: Sandra Voe
David: Sean Baker
Gail: Jennifer Wheelan
Mr Preston: David Holt
Wendy Wilson: Clare Corbett
Barman: Ewan Bailey

: 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

: Afternoon Play: Baldi

5: Devil Take the Hindmost by Annie Caulfield.
Paolo and Tina investigate the death of a student on campus, following the trail to an arrogant clique that dabbled in the occult. Is there a rational explanation, or was the Devi I real involved?
For regular cast and details see Monday (R)


Unknown: Annie Caulfield.
Eamon: Gavin Kennedy
Russell: Conor Delaney
Paul: Frank Bourke
Laura: Eva Birthistle
Collet: Charlie Bonner
Dave: Joe Savino
John: Gordon Fulton
Fireman: Jim Fox
Fireman: Malcolm Douglas

: Ramblings

A new six-part series in which Clare Balding follows in the footsteps of people who've made walking a central part of their lives. In this first programme she heads for Wasedale in Cumbria in the company of Eric Robson , the television companion of the father of Lakeland walkers, Alfred Wainwright. They walk to Robson's favourite view in the Lake District, where he explains his passion forthe area and his memories of walking with Wainwright, who is still an inspiration to so many who visit the Fells.
Producer Lucy Lunt. For a factsheet visit the Radio 4 website at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4orcalltheRadio4helplineon08700100400 Repeated Monday 8.30pm


Unknown: Eric Robson
Unknown: Alfred Wainwright.
Producer: Lucy Lunt.

: Graham Greene's Short Stories

5: A Shocking Accident. A quirky meditation on the crosses that some children have to bear as a result of their parents' behaviour. Read by Deborah Findlay. For details see Monday


Read By: Deborah Findlay.

: The Big Illusion

5: The Magic of the Mirror. Magic mirrors are everywhere, from Snow White to Harry Potter. They have been used to peer into the future and into the souls of gods and men. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Harry Potter.

: Law in Action

Series tackling large and small legal issues without long words, small print or expensive fees. Producer Charles Sigler. Repeated on Sunday at 8.30pm


Producer: Charles Sigler.

: 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 Carolyn Quinn. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: News Quiz

Simon Hoggart hosts the topical panel game with Alan Coren , Linda Smith and Francis Wheen. Producer Lucy Armitage. Repeated Saturday 12.30pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Simon Hoggart 's Pick ofthe News Quiz is available from all good retailers and from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


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

: The Archers

Helen plays Pandora.
Written by Nawal Gadalla. Director Keri Davies
Editor Vanessa Whitburn. ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an sae to [address removed]


Written By: Nawal Gadalla.
Director: Keri Davies
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn.
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Pat: Patricia Gillimore
Nigel: Graham Seed
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Helen: Louiza Patikas
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
George: Graham Roberts
Peggy: June Spencer
Kathy: Hedli Niklaus
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Edward: Barry Farrimond
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Emma: Felicity Jones
Mike: Terry Molloy
Betty: Pamela Craig
Caroline: Sara Howard
Robert: Graham Blockey
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Greg: Marc Finn
Lilian: Sunny Ormonde
Oliver: Michael Cochrane

: Front Row

With John Wilson. Producer EkeneAkalawu


Unknown: John Wilson.

: Mary Barton

10: Margaret has an admirer. Jem hears Mary's secret from a mysterious stranger.
For details see Monday- Repeated from 10.45am

: Any Questions?

The political discussion with Jonathan Dimbleby comes from Cranbrook in Kent. The panel includes Shadow Chancellor ofthe Exchequer Michael Howard MP, Home Secretary David Blunkett MP, Director of Social Services in the Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Moira Gibb and lawyer Imran Khan. Producer Lisa Jenkinson. Repeated Saturday 1.15pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: David Blunkett
Unknown: Chelsea Moira Gibb
Unknown: Imran Khan.
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: Fall Out

A drama by Neil McKay about what happens to people who turn against one another following a devastating human tragedy.
Director Melanie Harris


Unknown: Neil McKay
Director: Melanie Harris
Laura: Kathryn Hunt
Mandy: Julia Ford
Colin: John Lloyd Fillingham

: 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 Girl with Green Eyes

5: Caithleen finds herself back home in the country, after an anonymous letter to her father brings him to Dublin to save her reputation. For details see Monday

: Great Lives

A biography series in which famous people nominate historical figures for studio discussion. Racing driver Jackie Stewart discusses his friend King Hussein of Jordan with the writer Patrick Seale and presenter Joan Bakewell. Producer Peter Everett


Unknown: Jackie Stewart
Unknown: Patrick Seale
Presenter: Joan Bakewell.
Producer: Peter Everett

: Today in Parliament

News, views and features on today's stories, and behind the scenes in committee.

: News

: Book of the Week: Good Wives

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.

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