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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Stephen Shipley.


Unknown: Stephen Shipley.

: the Third One Day International

New Zealand v England - Coverage continues from Napier.
For details see yesterday lam

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Rev Roy Jenkins.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Roy Jenkins.

: Midweek

Conversation with Libby Purves and guests. Producer Chris Paling Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Libby Purves

: Book

of the Week: Yesterday Morning By Diana Athill. Abridged bySamantha Bakhurst. Read by Penelope Wilton. An affectionate but unsentimental memoir of growing up on a large country estate in the twenties. Part 3. Producer Jill Waters Repeated at 12.30am.


Unknown: Diana Athill.
Read By: Penelope Wilton.

: Daily Service

Presented bythe Rev Roger Hutchings , with the Portsmouth Grammar School Choir. Blest Are the Pure in HeartfFranconia, arr Thome). Matthew 6wl-4 16-18. Love Which Understands (Banchory). 0 Breath of Life (Spiritus Vitae). Director of music James Henderson.


Presented Bythe: Rev Roger Hutchings
Music: James Henderson.

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray hosts lively and topical discussions from a woman's point of view.
Drama: The Magpie Stories. Part 3. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: The Witch Hunters

Julian Putkowski 's three-part series which analyses grotesque distortions of justice that occur when the law gets political. 2: Freisler-the People's Judge
In Nazi Germany thejudiciary desperately tried to incorporate the ideals of justice with the will of the Volk as embodied in its highest being, Hitler. Sothe People's Courtwas established, headed bythe notohousfanatic Roland Freisler. With DrHanns Koch.
Producer Matt Thompson


Unknown: Julian Putkowski
Unknown: Roland Freisler.
Producer: Matt Thompson

: The Attractive Young Rabbi: 2: A Woman's Work

By Barry Grossman.
A six-part comedy drama series about the collision between the old and the new in the Jewish community of Hillfield.

Su's delighted to find a role-model: Abraham would settle for a haircut.


Writer: Barry Grossman
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson
Rabbi Su Jacobs: Tracy-Ann Oberman
Rabbi Abraham Fine: David de Keyser
Sadie Fine: Doreen Mantle
Melvin: Henry Goodman
Brian: Jonathan Kydd
Rabbi Marilyn Sugarman: Rachel Atkins
Nicola/Hairdresser: Anny Tobin

: You and Yours

With John Waite and Liz Barclay.


Unknown: John Waite
Unknown: Liz Barclay.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Who Goes There?

Martin Young hosts the biographical quiz show and is joined by team captains Francis Wheen and Fred Housego , with this week's special guests Gyles Brandreth and Antonia Fraser. Producer Elizabeth Freestone


Unknown: Martin Young
Unknown: Francis Wheen
Unknown: Fred Housego
Unknown: Gyles Brandreth
Unknown: Antonia Fraser.
Producer: Elizabeth Freestone

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Further Adventures ofSherlock Holmes

Five new tales of mystery and murder, inspired by the stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle , and written by Bert Coules. 4: The Singular Inheritance of Miss Gloria Wilson. After years of apparent inactivity, "the ghost" is back in business with a series of audacious thefts that leave the pol ice baffled. So why is Inspector Athelney Jones so reluctant to hrino Holmes in nn the case?
Violinist Leonard Friedman. Director Patrick Rayner
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Full-cast dramatisations of 56 Sherlock Holmes short stories and four novels are available as individual audio cassettes or in a box set from all good retailers and from www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed]


Stories Of: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Written By: Bert Coules.
Unknown: Athelney Jones
Violinist: Leonard Friedman.
Director: Patrick Rayner
Unknown: Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes: Clive Merrison
DrWatson: Andrew Sachs
Gloria: Toyah Willcox
James: Roy Hudd
Inspector Jones: Slon Probert
Ringmaster: Sean Baker

: Gardeners' Question Time

Questions posed by members of the Women's Institute Border Group in Malpas, Cheshire. Producer Trevor Taylor. Shortened 2pm


Producer: Trevor Taylor.

: Stories of Sylvia Townsend Warner

3: English Mosiac. A romantic comedy and the first of three stories about the Abbey Antique Gallery. Read by Penelope Wilton. Fordetails see Monday


Read By: Penelope Wilton.

: Under the Zoo

Another chance to hear this five-part series on the archives of the London Zoological Society.
3: Metamorphoses. Among London Zoo's collection of rare manuscripts lies a copy of Maria Sybilla
Merian's Metamorphoses of the Insects of Surinam. For Merian this ground-breaking work involved an epic journey crossing social and physical barriers. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Maria Sybilla

: Thinking Allowed

Laurie Taylor explores and explodes ideas that shape our society.
Producer James Marshall E-MAIL: thinking.allowed@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: James Marshall

: Life as a Child

Repeated from yesterday at 9pm

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Nigel Wrench.


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Nigel Wrench.

: The Write Stuff

James Walton returns to the chairflanked by regular captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh for a game of literary correctness. This week authors
Nigel Williams and Lynne Truss join the proceedings, with the author of the week being that literary giant, William Shakespeare. Producer Dawn Ellis
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A selection of William Shakespeare 's plays are available on audio cassette and CD from all good retailers and from www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed]


Unknown: James Walton
Unknown: Sebastian Faulks
Unknown: John Walsh
Unknown: Lynne Truss
Unknown: William Shakespeare.
Unknown: William Shakespeare

: The Archers

Shula fears the worst. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

John Wilson chairs the arts show, and reports on the film version of Sebastian Faulks 's novel Charlotte
Gray starring Cate Blanchett as an undercover agent in occupied France. Producer Kirsty Pope


Unknown: John Wilson
Unknown: Sebastian Faulks
Unknown: Cate Blanchett
Producer: Kirsty Pope

: The Magpie Stories

Ten tales for the superstitious. 3: For her wedding, Roberta (Kelly Reilly ) has guarded herself against bad luck by following all the old superstitions. But it doesn't quite go to plan.
Director Mary Peate Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Kelly Reilly
Director: Mary Peate

: The Moral Maze

Michael Buerk with Ian Hargreaves , Claire Fox , Janet Radcliffe-Richards , Steven Rose and Roger Scruton cross-examine witnesses on their evidence for believing as they do about one of the week's moral conundrums. Producer David Coomes Rptd Saturday 10.15pm


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves
Unknown: Claire Fox
Unknown: Janet Radcliffe-Richards
Unknown: Steven Rose
Unknown: Roger Scruton
Producer: David Coomes

: Tales from the Cutting Room

In the last of his series, Michael Cockerell tells the story of his encounters with Bill Deedes - Fleet Street's oldest workingjournalist and a former cabinet minister. The programme includes rare archive and revealing anecdotes.
Producer Manisha Vadhia 10.45pm


Unknown: Michael Cockerell
Unknown: Bill Deedes
Producer: Manisha Vadhia

: Adaption and Survival - Learning from Nature

A new three-part series in which Professor Jacquie McGlade explains how we can learn from nature, presenting her insights of the world around us through mathematics. 1: How the design of hospitals may actually encourage viral epidemics, and how to grow straight carrots.
Producer Julian Hector E-MAIL: nhuradio@bbc.co.uk
How maths can help gardening: page 24


Unknown: Professor Jacquie McGlade
Producer: Julian Hector

: Midweek

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Atonement

By Ian McEwan. 3: The temperature rises as the afternoon turns to evening on the Tallis's Surrey estate. For details see Monday


Unknown: Ian McEwan.

: Twenty-eight Minutes to Save the NHS

Part lecture, part sketch-show, Dr Phil Hammond hosts the programme that questions the current state of the NHS. 3: Empowering the Patient. The way forward for the NHS is in patient power, where patients make all the decisions, not doctors. Producer Helen Williams
The great NHS debate: page 38


Unknown: Dr Phil Hammond
Producer: Helen Williams

: That Reminds Me

Another chance to hear John Fortune 's remeniscences about the people he's enjoyed working with, including Peter Cook and John Bird. Producer Claire Jones


Unknown: John Fortune
Unknown: Peter Cook
Unknown: John Bird.
Producer: Claire Jones

: News

: Book of the Week: Yesterday Morning

By Diana Athill. Part 3. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Diana Athill.

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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.

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