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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Bishop Peter Firth.


Unknown: Peter Firth.

: Farming Today

Presented by Sarah Mukherjee.


Presented By: Sarah Mukherjee.

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Dr Mona Siddiqui.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Dr Mona Siddiqui.

: Start the Week

Among thi week's guests is the novelist
William Boyd , who talks to Jeremy Paxman about his latest book, Any Human Heart. They're joined by the historian Rachel Holmes , who has a surprising secret to reveal about the physician Dr James Barry. Producer Anane Koek Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: William Boyd
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Unknown: Rachel Holmes
Unknown: Dr James Barry.
Producer: Anane Koek

: Book of the Week: Lucky Man

Canadian film star Michael J Fox , currently in the advanced stages of Parkinson's disease, reads from his new memoir. Today he describes the firsttime he realised there may be something wrong with him. Abridged by Katrin Williams. Producers Elisa Shokoffand Clive Stanhope Repeated at 12.30am Health: page 36


Unknown: Michael J Fox
Abridged By: Katrin Williams.

: Daily Service

Presented by Dr Pauline Webb , with the University of Newcastle (Australia) Chamber Choir. Blessed Jesus, at Your Word (LiebsterJesu). 0 How
Amiable Are Thy Dwellings (Anthony Jennings ).
Mark 10, wl7-22. He Became Poor (John Bell). 0 Jesus, I Have Promised (Wolvercote). Director of music Philip Matthias.


Presented By: Dr Pauline Webb
Unknown: Anthony Jennings
Music: Philip Matthias.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray in Manchester. Drama: A Raging Calm. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: History of Fear

The first in a new three-part series exploring three moments in history when the British have been swept with a wave of hysteria, gripped by a moral panic or frozen with terror. 1: Panic in the Streets. Twelve years before the infamous Warofthe Worlds broadcast put America into full scale panic, we had our very own broadcasting scare. On 16 January 1926, a radio talk by Father Ronald Knox caused havoc around the country as listeners became convinced that a revolution had broken out. Joanna Bourke tells the story of a very British panic. The readers are Nigel Anthony and Sean Barrett. Producer Kate mcall


Talk By: Father Ronald Knox
Unknown: Joanna Bourke
Unknown: Nigel Anthony
Unknown: Sean Barrett.
Producer: Kate McAll

: The History Man

Continuing Malcolm Bradbury 's classic seventies satire of radical campus politics. 6: Howard Kirk prepares to lead the revolt against Professor
Mangel's visit and hosts a party to celebrate the triumph of history. Dramatised by Dominic Power.


Unknown: Malcolm Bradbury
Unknown: Howard Kirk
Dramatised By: Dominic Power.
Howard: Michael Mueller
Barbara: Annabelle Apsion
Annie: Jayne McKenna
Henry: Malcolm James
Myra: Anna Farnworth
George: Vincent Penfold
Director: Michael Fox
Alan: Geoffrey Whitehead
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 Sherrin to answer questions on musical topics from Mahlerto Meatloaf. Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated Saturday 11pm


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Letters to Miss Lucie

By William Ingram. When Dai, a retired miner, writes to Miss Lucie to protest at her snooty behaviour, he doesn't expect a reply- let alone friendship.
Miss Lucie Doreen Mantle David Howell Evans Director Alison Hindell


Unknown: William Ingram.
Director: Alison Hindell

: Money Box Live

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


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Producer: Diane Richardson

: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

By Winifred Watson. Maureen Lipman reads a touching and funny bestseller of the thirties.
1: Miss Pettigrew is sent by her employment agency to the wrong booking. Her employer greets her in a negligee and has a man in her room. Abridged in five parts by Elizabeth Bradbury. ProducerSarahJohnson


Unknown: Winifred Watson.
Unknown: Maureen Lipman
Unknown: Elizabeth Bradbury.

: For What It's Worth

Another chance to hear the five-part series in which Lars Tharp and guests look at antiques and collectables. 1: The Longcase Clock. A look at the development of the grandfather clock, with expert tips and hints on price and provenance. Producer Lindsay Leonard


Unknown: Lars Tharp
Producer: Lindsay Leonard

: The Food Programme

Extended rpt from yesterday 12.30pm

: Four Corners

Anne MacKenzie and guests roam the international agenda from politics to popular culture, sports to science, and art to anthropology. 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 to exchange favourite quotes and anecdotes this week are
Matthew Parris , Michael Kilgarriff , Robert Lacey and Rosie Millard. The reader is Tim Gudgin. Producer Carol Smith E-MAIL: quote.unquote@bbc.co.uk Repeated Sunday 12.04pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Acompilation of the best of Quote.... Unquote is available on audio cassette atgood retail outlets orwww.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Matthew Parris
Unknown: Michael Kilgarriff
Unknown: Robert Lacey
Unknown: Rosie Millard.
Unknown: Tim Gudgin.
Producer: Carol Smith

: The Archers

Baby Spice is on the rampage. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

With Mark Lawson. Producer Robyn Read


Unknown: Mark Lawson.

: A Raging Calm

A ten-part dramatisation by Diana Griffiths from Stan Barstow's gritty love story set in Yorkshire during the sixties. 1: Andrea meets Philip, a married man. The warnings are all about lust but tenderness is the real enemy.
Director Pauline Harris Repeat of 10.45am


Unknown: Diana Griffiths
Director: Pauline Harris
Andrea: Deborah McAndrew
Philip: Robert Glenister
Tom: David Calder
George: John Griffin
Julie: Naomi Radcliffe
Tuth: Naomi Radcliffe
Agnes: Naomi Radcliffe
Mrs Warner: Daryl Flshwick
Bess: Daryl Flshwick
Roger: John Griffin
Norman: Geoff Hinsliff
Landlord: Geoff Hinsliff
Shirley: Ruth Herbert
Bob: Stan Barstow
Norma: Sharon Duce
Kate: Jo Anne Knowles
Nick: Ben Crompton
Caroline: Naomi Radcliffe

: It's My Story: Beating the Burglars

In Leeds, retired police superintendent Brian Steele is one of those in the frontline of an all-out war which has been declared on burglars. But can he help turn the tide in the inner-city area with the highest break-in rate in the country? Jenny Chryss reports. Producer Gregor Stewart


Unknown: Brian Steele
Unknown: Jenny Chryss
Producer: Gregor Stewart

: Crossing Continents

Ecuador. Thanks to top goal-scorer
Agustin Delgado of Southampton, Ecuador is in the World Cupforthe first time. Delgado, like many in the national team, comes from the country's tiny black community. Linda Pressly visits the football school which Delgado has set up in his home village and meets the boys who hope to follow in his footsteps. But will success in the World Cup translate into a wider acceptance of the black community which, until now, has been marginalised by society? Producer Tim Mansel Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Agustin Delgado
Unknown: Linda Pressly
Producer: Tim Mansel

: An Animal Apart: 2: The Forest with Two Faces

Brian Leith finds a mystical reverence for nature interwoven with tree-felling pragmatism in the Shropshire forests which fuelled the industrial revolution, as he continues his exploration of our changing relationship with nature over the centuries.


Presenter: Brian Leith
Producer: Grant Sonnex

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat of 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Laying On of Hands: 6

Alan Bennett continues reading his darkly comic story.

Carl, a young member of the congregation, has just taken charge of the proceedings.
Abridged in ten parts by Colin Smith.

BBC Radio Collection: The Laying on of Hands is available on audio cassette and compact disc at good retail outlets or [web address removed] Call [number removed]


Unknown: Alan Bennett
Abridged by/Producer: Colin Smith
Producer: Piera Johnson

: Home Truths

Shortened repeat of Saturday 9am

: News

: Book of the Week: Lucky Man

Parti. 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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