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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Dr Robert Tosh.


Unknown: Dr Robert Tosh.

: Farming Today

Presented by Miriam O'Reilly.


Presented By: Miriam O'Reilly.

: Today

With Sarah Montague and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Rev Dr Colin Morns.


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Dr Colin Morns.

: Start the Week

Gordon Brown 's economic hero Stafford uipps is up for discussion when Jeremy Paxman is joined byCripps's biographer, Peter Clarke ,
Professor of Modern British History at Cambridge, and the economist Lord Desai.
Producer Ariane Koek Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Gordon Brown
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Peter Clarke

: Book of the Week: Head over Heelsin the Dales

Schools inspector Gervase Phinn takes us on his rounds as he visits more schools in the North Yorkshire Dales in this, his third book of memoirs.
1: "Could You Tell Me Howto Spell 'Sex Please? Producer Jane Marshall Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Gervase Phinn
Producer: Jane Marshall

: Daily Service

Presented by the Rev Dr Robert Tosh from St Martin's Church, Belfast.
Genesis 16, vv3-ld. Grosvenor Chorale, director Edward Craig. Producer Bert Tosh


Unknown: Dr Robert Tosh
Director: Edward Craig.
Producer: Bert Tosh

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray.
Drama: Wife to Mr Milton. Part 6. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Mr Milton.

: On the Ebola Frontline

Jonathan Dimbleby looks at the courage and self-sacrifice of the health workers in Uganda who battled against the first ebola virus outbreak to hit in a densely populated region.


Presenter: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Virginia Crompton

: The History Man

Malcolm Bradbury 's classic seventies satire or radical campus politics.
5: Howard Kirk is on the rocks as the forces or reaction seek to bring about his downfall. Dramatised in six parts by Dominic Power.
Director Michael Fox


Unknown: Malcolm Bradbury
Unknown: Howard Kirk
Unknown: Dominic Power.
Director: Michael Fox
Howard: Michael Mueller
Barbara: Annabelle Apsion
Annie: Jayne McKenna
Henry: Malcolm James
Alan: Geoffrey Whitehead
Flora: Victoria Carling
Felicity: Caroline Devlin
Benita: Rachel Smith
Pete: Garry Crystal
Narrator: Gerrard McArthur

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and John Waite.


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Counterpoint

Three more contestants face Ned Shernn to answer questions on musical topics ranging from Mahlerto Meatloaf.
Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated Saturday 11pm


Unknown: Ned Shernn
Unknown: Mahlerto Meatloaf.
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Fat Camp

Josh is three stone overweight; he can't get a girlfriend and his mum has married his dead father's brother. To make matters worse, he's being sent to a fat camp for the summer holidays. While there, things pick up when he meets funny, confident Dan, "the best friend I ever had." But when a plan to steal food backfires. Josh begins to realise Dan isn't all he seems.


Writer: Gary Brown
Director: Jim Poyser
Josh: Andrew Knott
Dan: Danny J Burns
Janey: Emma Hughes-Jones
Howard: Lloyd Peters
Stevie: John Griffin
Craig: Burn Gorman
Mother: Sarah Parks
Dinner lady: Sarah Parks

: Money Box Live

Paul Lewis and guests are on hand to answeryour personal finance questions. Lines open 1.30pm. Telephone [number removed]. Producer Diane Richardson


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Producer: Diane Richardson

: Tales of Victorian Norfolk

By Mary E Mann. Born in 1829, Mary Mann , wife of a Norfolk farmer, wrote the most vivid accounts of Victorian farming life.
1: Women o' Dulditch. Dinah Brome has a secret and the whole village knows it. Now she is called to account. Read by Patience Tomlinson . Abridged and produced by Chris Wallis


Unknown: Mary E Mann.
Unknown: Mary Mann
Unknown: Dinah Brome
Read By: Patience Tomlinson
Produced By: Chris Wallis

: Growing the Growers

Another chance to hear the five-part series looking at how the National Trust train theirgardeners. Caroline Beck travels around England visiting Trust gardens and talking to gardeners - some trained and some still training- about the Trust's "careership" scheme, run to exacting horticultural and heritage Standards. Part 1. Producer Angela Sherwin


Unknown: Caroline Beck
Producer: Angela Sherwin

: The Food Programme

Extended rptfromyesterdayl2.30pm

: Four Corners

Anne MacKenzie and guests roam the international agenda. Producer Amber Dawson


Unknown: Anne MacKenzie
Producer: Amber Dawson

: PM

With Clare English and Carolyn Quinn.


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.

: Quote.... Unquote

Special guests joining Nigel Rees are Valerie Groves , Charlie Lee-Potter , Christopher Matthew and Sir John Mortimer. The reader is William Franklyn. ProducerCarol Smith E-mail: quote.unquote@bbc.co.uk Repeated Sunday 12.04pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A compilation of the best of Quote.... Unquote isavaiJable on audio cassette at good retail outlets or www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Valerie Groves
Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Christopher Matthew
Unknown: John Mortimer.
Unknown: William Franklyn.

: The Archers

David's over a barrel. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson with arts news, interviews and reviews. Producer Kirsty Pope


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Kirsty Pope

: Wife to Mr Milton

Aten-partdramatisation by Melissa Murray of Robert Graves's novel. During the English Civil war in the 17th century, a spirited Royalist girl, Marie Powell , has been forced to relinquish her true love and marry the Puritan poet John Milton.
6: After her disastrous wedding night, Marie returns to her parents.
Director Cherry Cookson Repeat of 10.45am


Unknown: Melissa Murray
Unknown: Marie Powell
Unknown: John Milton.
Director: Cherry Cookson
Marie: Claire Skinner
John Milton: Clive Francis
Mother: Maggie Steed
Father: John Carlisle
Trunco: Marlene Sidaway
Mun: Carl Prekopp
Farre: Gerard McDermott
King: David Timson
Mary: Hannah Dee

: It's My Story: From Britain to Bangladesh

Afterfighting in the liberation war against Pakistan, British-trained doctor Quam Zahman wanted to do something to help the millions of people in Bangladesh who are living below the poverty line. Healthcare is not free, so even though dysentery, diabetes and arsenic poisoning are rife, manygo untreated. Presenter Helen Sewell meets Zahman, who helped set up a community-based health scheme, which is now able to treat thousands of patients. Producer Paul Arnold


Unknown: Quam Zahman
Presenter: Helen Sewell
Producer: Paul Arnold

: Crossing Continents

East Timor. On 20 May 2002, East Timor becomes independent. The tiny territory that captured hearts and headlines round the world in 1999 will then have its own constitution, courts and currency. But, asks Julian Pettifer , after 25 years of hostile occupation by Indonesia - and its scorched earth departure - and two years of friendly occupation by the United Nations, how will this new nation cope on its own?
Producer Rosie Goldsmith Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Julian Pettifer
Producer: Rosie Goldsmith

: An Animal Apart

nl: The Tree of Knowledge. Brian Leith begins his exploration of the human relationship with nature by examining the reality of the huntergatherer life of the Kalahari bushmen. Despite the image created by Laurens van der Post , the bushmen never were children of nature living in an idyllic Eden. Producer Grant Sonnex


Unknown: Brian Leith
Unknown: Laurens van Der Post
Producer: Grant Sonnex

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat of 9am

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: The Laying On of Hands

Alan Bennett reads the first part of his darkly comic story. 1: In Peru, Clive has died young and in circumstances which make some of his friends uneasy. Abridged in ten parts by Colin Smith. Producers Colin Smith and Piera Johnson
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: The Laying on of Hands is available on audio cassette and compact disc at good retail outlets orwww.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Alan Bennett
Unknown: Colin Smith.
Producers: Colin Smith
Producers: Piera Johnson

: Home Truths

Shortened repeat of Saturday 9am

: News

: Book of the Week: Head over Heelsin the Dales

Part 1. 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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