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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 James Naughtie and John Humphrys.
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: James Naughtie
Unknown: John Humphrys.

: In the Psychiatrist's Chair

To mark the 20th anniversary of his series, Professor Anthony Clare recalls eight of his most memorable interviews. He regards his 1983 interview with actress Sarah Miles as one of his most intriguingly idiosyncratic and wonders whether she still feels misunderstood.


Unknown: Anthony Clare
Unknown: Sarah Miles

: Book of the Week: The Worst Journey in theWorld

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. 5: The last days of Scott's expedition to the South Pole. For details see Monday. Repeated at 12.30am.


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

: Act of Worship

Led by Canon Noel Vincent.


Unknown: Canon Noel Vincent.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray. Drama: Mary Barton. Part 15. PHONE: [number removed]
E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Mary Barton.

: Reawakening The Quiet Man

Gerry Anderson visits Cong in County Mayo 50 years after John Ford filmed The Quiet Man there. John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara may be long gone but the locals are still cashing in on the film's romance. Producer Stephen Douds


Unknown: Gerry Anderson
Unknown: County Mayo
Unknown: John Ford
Unknown: John Wayne
Unknown: Maureen O'Hara
Producer: Stephen Douds

: Coming Alive

A six-part comedy series by Jim Eldridge.
4: Here Comes the Judge. Terry does a local headmistress a favour and gets caught in a clinch, Sandra's mum encourages ex-boyfriend David and Steve's new protege gets them all involved with the police. Will their secret love survive?
Director David Hitchinson. Music Jacqueline Dankworth , Harvey Brough


Unknown: Jim Eldridge.
Director: David Hitchinson.
Music: Jacqueline Dankworth
Music: Harvey Brough
Terry: Karl Howman
Sandra: Phyllis Logan
Steve: Ben Crowe
MrsMcKendrick: Sandra Voe
Mary: Elaine Claxton
Matthew: George Allonby
Wally: Carl Prekopp
Mrs Barnes: Carolyn Pickles

: 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 Sue Bonner. 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
Producer: Sue Bonner.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Matinee Performance

Deborah Cook 's drama is set among the female gladiators who fought in the London Coliseum in AD 150. Greeneyes was once the slave to Claudia, a senator's wife, and theirjourney of lust, deceit, friendship and betrayal will ultimately lead to the death of one of them.
Producer Debby Marsh


Unknown: Deborah Cook
Producer: Debby Marsh
Greeneyes: Charlotte Coleman
Claudia: Victoria Gould
Stagehand: Keith Drlnkel

: Ramblings

Second in asix-part series following the footsteps of people who have made walking a central part of their lives. Clare Balding takes a small section of the spectacular and varied St Cuthbert's Way with Ron Shaw. From Wooler in Northumberland they cross Weetwood Moorto St Cuthbert's Cave where the saint's body is said to have rested when the monks of Lindisfarne fled the Vikings.
Producer Lucy Lunt For a factsheet visit the Radio 4 website at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4 or call the Radio 4 helpline on [number removed] Repeated Monday 8.30pm


Unknown: Ron Shaw.
Producer: Lucy Lunt

: Rebecca

Daphne du Maurier 's novel about a youngwoman haunted by the presence of her husband's first wife is abridged in ten parts by Sally Marmion and read by Emma Fielding. 5: Mrs Danvers shows her new mistress the west wing. For details see Monday


Unknown: Daphne du Maurier
Unknown: Sally Marmion
Read By: Emma Fielding.
Read By: Mrs Danvers

: Sporting Mind Games

The pressures, tensions and adrenalin rushes of Formula One motor racing are described by former world champion Jodi Scheckter with John Watson and Derek Warwick. They reveal the thoughts and emotions behind the visor in this high-octane sport, which thrives on the limits of both men and machines. For details see Thursday (R)


Unknown: Jodi Scheckter
Unknown: John Watson
Unknown: Derek Warwick.

: 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

: The News Quiz

Simon Hoggart hosts the topical panel game with Alan Coren , Rebecca Front, Jeremy Hardy and Francis Wheen. Producer Lucy Armitage Repeated Saturday 12.30pm


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Francis Wheen.
Producer: Lucy Armitage

: The Archers

A visit from the vicar.
Written by Nawal Gadalla. Director Rosemary Watts
Editor Vanessa Whitburn. ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an sae to [address removed]


Written By: Nawal Gadalla.
Director: Rosemary Watts
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn.
Jill: Patricia Greene
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Nigel: Graham Seed
Tony: Colin Skip
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Helen: Louiza Patikas
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Edward: Barry Farrimond
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Emma: Felicity Jones
Mike: Terry Molloy
Janet: Moir Leslie
Usha: Souad Faress
Bert: Eric Allen
Jolene: Buffy Davis
Lilian: Sunny Ormond
Magistrate: Paul Webster
Prosecuting counsel: Ian Shaw

: Front Row

Mark Lawson with arts interviews, news and reviews. Producer Sally Spurring


Unknown: Mark Lawson

: Mary Barton

15: Maryfinds proof of Jem's innocence and is determined to clear his name.
For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am

: Any Questions?

The political discussion with Jonathan Dimbleby comes from Pickering in North Yorkshire with a panel including the leader of the House of Commons Robin Cook MP. Producer Lisa Jenkinson. Repeated Saturday 1.15pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson.

: Letter from America

Comment, context and colour from 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: Ruby on Tuesday

A comic odyssey about love, faith and food by award-winning writer Charlotte Jones. Forty-year-old Ruby goes on the run with a 15-year-old boy in a mobile library. Togetherthey head for Norfolk where years earlierthe Virgin Mary made Ruby a promise she has failed to keep.
Director Claire Grove


Unknown: Charlotte Jones.
Unknown: Virgin Mary
Director: Claire Grove
Ruby: Lindsay Coulson
Tristram: Peter Damey
Theresa: Carolyn Pickles
Bella: Sarah Paul
Our Lady: Helen Ayres
Georgie: Joe O'Brien

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.
Editors Prue Keely and Jenni Russell. E-MAIL: world.tonight@bbc.co.uk WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/woridtonight


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.
Editors: Prue Keely
Editors: Jenni Russell.

: Book at Bedtime: Mrs Reinhardt

2: Mrs Reinhardt is enjoying the attentions of her new admirer, but what are his real intentions? For details see yesterday

: Great Lives

A biography series in which famous people nominate historical figures for studio discussion. Theatre director Joan Littlewood talks to
Humphrey Carpenter about her friend and collaborator Brendan Behan , author of The Quare Fellowand The Hostage. Producer Peter Everett


Talks: Joan Littlewood
Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Brendan Behan
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: 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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