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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.

: From Our Own Correspondent

World Service analysis. Producer Mike Popham


Producer: Mike Popham

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Where Two or Three. Mark Tully considers the role and future of the Church in the light of the well-documented decline in the institution, and hears why Rev Angela Tilby is optimistic about its prospects. Producer Beverley McAinsh. Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Unknown: Rev Angela Tilby
Producer: Beverley McAinsh.

: 1. Your Farm

Topical issues. Producer Hugh O'Donnell


Producer: Hugh O'Donnell

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Religious and ethical news with Ernest Rea. Series producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Ernest Rea.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Christopher Reeve appeals on behalf of a charity which works to ensure that people who have been paralysed can continue to lead independent lives.
Producer Laurence Grissell. DONATIONS: Spinal Injuries Association, [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed] Rptd at 9.25pm and Thursday 3.27pm


Unknown: Christopher Reeve
Producer: Laurence Grissell.

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday Worship

Common worship morning prayer on the Feast of Christ the King from Derby Cathedral. Led by the Dean of Derby, the Very Rev Michael Perham with the Bishop of Derby, the Rt Rev Jonathan Bailey and the Cathedral Choir directed by Peter Gould. Readings include Colossians 1, wll-20; Luke 23, w33-43. Producer Stephen Shipley. Editor Denis Nowlan E-MAIL: sunday.worship@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Michael Perham
Unknown: Jonathan Bailey
Directed By: Peter Gould.
Producer: Stephen Shipley.
Editor: Denis Nowlan

: Letter from America

Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House

Presented by Eddie Mair. Editor Kevin Marsh


Presented By: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Desert Island Discs

r Novels such as Eye of the Needle, The Pillars of the Earth and The Third Twin have put Ken Follett in bestseller lists all overthe world. Hetalks to Sue Lawley about how his discovery of Ian Fleming 's creation, James Bond , led to an interest in suspense at an early age. He also chooses eight records to take to the mythical island.
Producer Miranda Birch. Shortened at 9am RT Shop: page 21


Unknown: Ken Follett
Unknown: Ian Fleming
Unknown: James Bond
Producer: Miranda Birch.

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

The alternative to panel games. Repeated from Monday
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: I'm SorrylHaven'taClue is available on cassette at all good retailers andwww.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]

: The Food Programme

Devising a menu is a painstaking process: if it's too idiosyncratic it's impenetrable, ifit'stoo informative it's indigestible. Derek Cooper reads between the lines and discovers what makes a menu work. Producer Paula McGinley. Extended repeat tomorrow 4pm


Unknown: Derek Cooper
Producer: Paula McGinley.

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Sunday Best: Soul Music

A series exploring pieces of music known for their emotivity. 2: Overthe Rainbow.The story of the song immortalised by Judy Garland. Lyricist
Yip Harburg and composer Harold Arlen had completed the entire score for The Wizard of Oz, but struggled to write this opening number, Producer Sara Conkey


Unknown: Judy Garland.
Unknown: Yip Harburg
Unknown: Harold Arlen
Producer: Sara Conkey

: Gardeners' Question Time

John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Nigel Colborn answer questions posed by members of the South
Holderness Garden Club, near Hull. With Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor. Shortened 3pm


Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Nigel Colborn
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor.

: Growing the Growers

A series in which Caroline Beck travels England visiting National Trust gardens talking to gardeners on its "careership" scheme. 2:Marcus Chilton-Jones,
The Vyne, Hampshire. Herbaceous Borders and drunken bumble bees are two aspects of the garden where history graduate Marcus Chilton -Jones now works after training with the National Trust. Caroline Beck visits the Vyne to talk to Marcus about the theory of training and the practicality of working in a historic garden.
Producer Angela Sherwin. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/nature


Unknown: Caroline Beck
Unknown: Marcus Chilton
Unknown: Caroline Beck
Producer: Angela Sherwin.

: Classic Serial: The Woman in White: 3

Wilkie Collins's classic Victorian thriller is dramatised in four episodes by Martyn Wade.

Laura has finally come face to face with the woman in white who so resembles her. She had hoped to discover more about Sir Percival's secret but their meeting was interrupted. Marian begins to fear for her sister's safety and is determined to learn what Sir Percival and Count Fosco are secretly planning.
(Repeated on Saturday at 9pm)

BBC RADIO COLLECTION: The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins is available on audio cassette from all good retailers and from [web address removed]. Call [number removed]


Author: Wilkie Collins
Dramatised by: Martyn Wade
Director: Cherry Cookson
Music: Elizabeth Parker
Walter: Toby Stephens
Marian: Juliet Aubrey
Laura: Emily Bruni
Sir Percival: Jeremy Clyde
Count Fosco: Philip Voss
Anne: Alice Hart
Mme Fosco: Geraldine Fitzgerald
Frederick: Edward Petherbridge
Mr Gilmore: Sean Baker
Mrs Michelson: Carolyn Pickles
Mr Dawson: Jonathan Keeble
Mrs Rubelle: Richenda Carey

: Open Book

Charlie Lee-Potter and her guests poet
Michael Rosen and Julia Eccleshare pick the best children's books of the year.
Producer Rona McLean. Repeated Thursday 4pm. December's
Bookclub: About a Boyby Nick Hornby. January's Bookclub: The Falls and Knots and Crosses by Ian Rankin


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Michael Rosen
Unknown: Julia Eccleshare
Producer: Rona McLean.
Unknown: Boyby Nick Hornby.
Unknown: Ian Rankin

: Radio Poems

Two programmes which commission poets to write about a place central to their imagination and heart. 2: Such Heavenly Bric-a-Brac. The poet
Michael Longley travels to Carrigskeewaun in County Mayoa place of poetic nourishment for him -to write a sequence of poems about a lifelong source of inspiration: its birds. Producer Tim Dee. Rptd Saturday 11.30pm


Unknown: Michael Longley
Producer: Tim Dee.

: File on 4

Current affairs series. Repeated from Tuesday

: African Lessons

Democracy in sub-Saharan Africa may be a fragile plant. In the first of two programmes, David Walter takes part in a conference for political parties in the Kenyan town of Mombasa and finds Africans also have much to teach US.
Producer Lucy Ash.
Rptd on Saturday


Unknown: David Walter
Producer: Lucy Ash

: Pick of the Week

BBC radio highlights presented by David Aaronovitch. Producer Clare Csonka. PHONE: [number removed]
FAX: [number removed]. E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw


Presented By: David Aaronovitch.
Producer: Clare Csonka.

: The Archers

Greg's got a bit more news for Helen. Repeated tomorrow 2pm
Soap and flannel with Alison Graham : page 29


Unknown: Alison Graham

: Go 4 It

Children's magazine. Listeners explore the classic novel The Phantom Tollbooth with its author
Norton Juster and William Nicholson reads the fourth part of his book The Windsinger. With Matt Smith. Producer Jo Daykin. Series producer Olivia Seligman E-MAIL: gfi@bbc.co.uk. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/gfi


Unknown: Norton Juster
Unknown: William Nicholson
Unknown: Matt Smith.
Producer: Jo Daykin.
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: This Sceptred Isle: the 20th Century

Anna Massey narrates Christopher Lee 's history of Britain. The reader is Robert Powell. Episode 28: The Turning of the Tide and the Beveridge Report 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

Legal issues. Repeated from Friday

: Money Box

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: Analysis

Repeated from Thursday

: The Westminster Hour

The politics of the next seven days, with Andrew Rawnsley. Including at 10.45 Brandreth on Office
The first in a three-part series in which
Gyles Brandreth takes an irreverent-but-informative look at what it takes to enter and survive Parliament. Editor John Evans. Brandreth on Office: Producer Chris Bond. Repeated on Wednesday at 8.45 MPs on FM: page 11


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley.
Unknown: Gyles Brandreth
Editor: John Evans.
Producer: Chris Bond.

: The Learning Curve

Repeated from Tuesday

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Gypsy in My Soul

In this last programme Nick Baker looks beyond the stereotype of the Gypsy musician to changing attitudes towards Gypsies and their music in Britain, and visits the Django Reinhardt festival in France. Producer Simon Broughton (R)


Unknown: Nick Baker
Unknown: Django Reinhardt
Producer: Simon Broughton

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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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