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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Judy Merry.


Unknown: Judy Merry.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Today

With Edward Stourton and Sue MacGregor.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Edward Stourton
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.

: Melvyn Bragg - In Our Time

Melvyn Bragg and his guests explore the history of ideas as they discuss the events and inspirations that have influenced our age. Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Presenter: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: Book of the Week: The Worst Journey in the World

Apsley Cherry-Garrard was the youngest member of Scott's last expedition to the Antarctic. His account of that adventure is abridged in five parts by Chris Wallis and read by Robert Glenister. 4: Scott has gone to the Pole, so back at base camp the others just have to wait. For details see Monday. Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Unknown: Chris Wallis
Read By: Robert Glenister.

: Daily Service

Led by Claire Jaquiss. For All the Saints (Sine
Nomine); Revelation 19, wl-7; Gloria (Peruvian
Trad); Give Us the Wings of Faith (Bullock); Director of music Christopher Stokes.


Unknown: Claire Jaquiss.
Music: Christopher Stokes.

: Woman's Hour

Author Martin Pugh talks to Jenni Murray about his controversial new book on the Pankhursts. Drama:
Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell. Part 14. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Talks: Martin Pugh
Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Mary Barton
Unknown: Elizabeth Gaskell.

: Crossing Continents

Second in a ten-part series of the international current affairs programme. Since 11 September, the FBI has recorded and is investigating over 100 attacks on Arab-Americans. In a portrait of this community George Arney visits Detroit, home to the largest number of residents of Middle-Eastern descent in the United States. He talks to a cross-section of people to find out how the terrorist attacks on America and the consequent military action have affected this community's fragile self-image. He also visits Washington where he shadows an Arab-American political lobbyist attempting to limit the fall-out for Middle Easterners living in the United States. Editor Maria Balinska


Unknown: George Arney
Editor: Maria Balinska

: The Dance

Wayne Sleep explores the liberating effects of dance and discovers how it affects the mind. Producer Martin Kurzik


Unknown: Wayne Sleep
Producer: Martin Kurzik

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and John Waite.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Open Country

Extended repeat from Saturday 6.10am

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7 pm

: Afternoon Play: Strange Meeting

Peter Wolf 's drama is inspired by Owen's remarkable poem of the First World War and dramatises the events leading up to Owen's death on the eve of the Armistice.
With Giles Fagan. Ben Crowe , Harry Myers , Tilly Gaunt and Geoffrey Whitehead
Director Cherry Cookson. Music Norbert Zehm (R)


Unknown: Peter Wolf
Unknown: Giles Fagan.
Unknown: Ben Crowe
Unknown: Harry Myers
Unknown: Tilly Gaunt
Unknown: Geoffrey Whitehead
Director: Cherry Cookson.
Music: Norbert Zehm
Captain: Alex Jennings
Owen: Paul Rhys
Sergeant: Stephen Critchlow
Sassoon: Ian Masters
Mother: Frances Jester

: Check Up

The health phone-in with Barbara Myers looks at ante-natal screening. Listeners are invited to call with questions about the tests and their accuracy, when they have to be carried out, and whether they should be offered to all pregnant women or only to those at risk of carrying a child with a disability. Producer Andrew Luck-Baker
Phone: [number removed]. E-MAIL: Checkup@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Barbara Myers
Producer: Andrew Luck-Baker

: Radio 4 Appeal

Debbie McAndrew appeals on behalf of a charity providing vital business development and marketing assistance forfood and handicraft producers in the developing world.
Producer Laurence Grissell.
DONATIONS: Traidcraft Exchange. [address removed]. CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed]. Repeated from Sunday at 7.55


Unknown: Debbie McAndrew
Producer: Laurence Grissell

: Rebecca

4: Manderley continues to give surprises, the happy valley and the hut on the beach. For details see Monday

: Sporting Mind Games

The first of two programmes. Three of Britain's greatest rugby players, Gareth Edwards of Wales,
Brian Moore of England and Jon Jeffries of Scotland, give a unique insight into the mental battles they fought to win at the highest levels of international competition and reveal the steely determination and discipline that gave them the edge over their opposite numbers. The second programme is tomorrow at 3.45. Producer Tom Alban (R)


Unknown: Gareth Edwards
Unknown: Brian Moore
Unknown: Jon Jeffries
Producer: Tom Alban

: Open Book

Repeated from Sunday 4pm

: The Material World

Science series. First proposed by a German engineer at the turn of the century, the first wheel-based boat lift, the Falkirk Wheel, is about to make its initial turn. Quentin Coopertalks to Jim Steele about this massive feat of engineering, designed to reconnect the canals between Glasgow and Edinburgh, and asks what role computertechnology has played in its design and construction.
Producer Fiona Roberts. E-MAIL: material.world@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jim Steele
Producer: Fiona Roberts.

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Carolyn Quinn.


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.

: The Attractive Young Rabbi

A six-part comedy-drama by Barry Grossman. 5: Brief Encounter. Su is dumbfounded when Abraham is invited to a royal garden party.
Producer John Fawcett Wilson (R)


Unknown: Barry Grossman.
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson
Su: Tracy-Ann OBErman
Abraham: David de Keyser
Sadie: Doreen Mantle
Melvin: Henry Goodman
Brian: Jonathan Kydd
Khaled: Nadlim Sawalha
Rashid: Nabll Elouahabi

: The Archers

Lilian gets Off SCOt-free. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front ROW

With Mark Lawson. Producer Erin Riley


Unknown: Mark Lawson.
Producer: Erin Riley

: Mary Barton

14: Jem is arrested for murder. Mary is accused of bringing about his downfall.
For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am

: The Grunwick Legacy

A documentary marking the 25th anniversary of a dispute in which a group of mainly female Asian workers walked out of a north London photo-processing plant in protest at the working conditions. Melissa Benn assesses the legacy of the Grunwick dispute for Asian women workers. Producer Sally Flatman


Unknown: Melissa Benn
Producer: Sally Flatman

: Analysis

The Sheriff and the Posse. Building coalitions became America's watchword in the wake of September's terrorist attacks. But Quentin Peel asks howfarthe horror has wrought lasting change in Washington's attitude to the world and what a newly engaged United States would mean forthe rest of us.
Producer Simon Coates. Editor Stephen Chilcott. Rptd Sunday 9.30pm


Unknown: Quentin Peel
Producer: Simon Coates.
Editor: Stephen Chilcott.

: Leading Edge

Topical science magazine. The human brain is such a complex organ that, despite the huge advances in scientific techniques over the last few years, we still know relatively little about how it works. Dr Arthur Toga at the University of California is hopingto change that with an ambitious new project that aims to produce the definitive atlas of the human brain. Geoff Watts visits him at his Laboratory of Neuro
Imaging and takes a look at the$10 million computer that will help him do it. Plus the latest topics from the world Of Science. Producer Alexandra Feachem


Unknown: Dr Arthur Toga
Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Alexandra Feachem

: Melvyn Bragg - in Our Time

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: Mrs Reinhardt

Stella Gonet reads Edna O'Brien 's romantic novella about a woman coming to terms with her husband's affair. Abridged in two parts by Penny Leicester.
1: Mrs Reinhardt takes a holiday at a luxurious hotel in Brittany. On a walk by the seashore she meets a handsome American tourist. Producer: Tanya Nash


Unknown: Stella Gonet
Unknown: Edna O'Brien
Unknown: Penny Leicester.
Producer: Tanya Nash

: Dead Man Talking

A four-part comedy series by Andrew McGibbon in which John Bird interviews remarkable, deceased people.2: Boudicca and Joan of Arc debate the Anglo-French divide. With Fiona Shaw and Jon Cuishaw. Producers Robert Chandler and Alison Vernon-Smith


Unknown: Andrew McGibbon
Unknown: John Bird
Unknown: Fiona Shaw
Unknown: Jon Cuishaw.
Producers: Robert Chandler
Producers: Alison Vernon-Smith

: News

: Book of the Week: The Worst Journey

in the World 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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