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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Andrew Graystone.


Unknown: Andrew Graystone.

: Farming Today

Presented by Sarah Mukherjee. Producer Steve peacock


Presented By: Sarah Mukherjee.

: Today

With Alan Little and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Dr Lavinia Byrne.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Alan Little
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Dr Lavinia Byrne.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway is one of the nation s best-loved actresses, Sue Johnston, who went from Brookside to The Royle Family. Rpt of Sun 11.15am

: Book of the Week: The Devil ThatDanced on the Water

By Aminatta Forna. Part 5. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Aminatta Forna.

: Act of Worship

Presented by the Reverend Peter Baker.


Unknown: Peter Baker.

: Woman's Hour

With Martha Kearney. Drama: The Fredenca Quartet: Still Life. Part 15. Series editor Angie Nehring Drama rptd at 7.45pm


Unknown: Martha Kearney.
Editor: Angie Nehring Drama

: Test Match Special

England v Sri Lanka
Commentary on the second day's play in the Second
Test at Edgbaston, by Jonathan Agnew , Henry Blofeld , Christopher Martin-Jenkins , Vic Marks , Mike Selvey and Roshan Mahanama. The scorer is Bill Frindall. Including at: 1.15 Talking Point A topical cricket issue examined.
3.40* Cricket Scene More news from the ECB. Producer Peter Baxter * Approximate time


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Henry Blofeld
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Vic Marks
Unknown: Mike Selvey
Unknown: Roshan Mahanama.
Unknown: Bill Frindall.
Producer: Peter Baxter

: The Roman Way

II n the first of a new four-part series David Aaronovitch explores the way a state deals with issues such as ethnic diversity and cultural assimilation, centralised power and political advisors. The state in question is the Roman Empire. I: Life on the Edge Producer Rebecca Nicholson


Unknown: David Aaronovitch
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: King Street Junior Revisited

By Jim Eldridge. 6: Jour de Fete. A dilemma for the head, the search for a truant and a surprise atthe school fete. Producer John Fawcett Wilson


Unknown: Jim Eldridge.
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson
Mrs Devon: Carolyn Pickles
Miss Lewis: Marlene Sidaway
Mr Maxwell: Michael Cochrane
Miss Reid: Jacqueline Beatty
Mr Long: Paul Copley
Miss Featherstone: Teresa Gallagher
Mrs Khan: Janice Acquah
Mr Beeston: James Grout
Mark Walker: Jordan Calvert
jo-jo: Gregg Chillin
Sandy: Jessica Hill

: 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 dips into the mailbag and airs your views and opinions on BBC Radio programmes and policy. Send your comments and questions to: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 1QT PHONE: [number removed] FAX: [number removed] E-MAIL: feedback@bbc.co.uk Producer Penny Vine Repeated on Sunday


Unknown: Roger Bolton

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: McLevy

By David Ashton. A four-part series of detective stories set in Victorian Edinburgh, and starring Brian Cox and Siobhan Redmond. 2: The Trophy Club. Blocked at every turn in his efforts to solve the cruel murder of a young prostitute, and convinced that the killer is from the highest level of Edinburgh society, McLevy unwisely decides to bend the rules - with bitter consequences. Director Patrick Rayner


Unknown: David Ashton.
Unknown: Brian Cox
Unknown: Siobhan Redmond.
Director: Patrick Rayner
McLevy: Brian Cox
Mistress Jean Brash: Siobhan Redmond
Mulholland: Michael Perceval-Maxwell
Hallard: Steven Atholl
Dingwall: Tom Smith
Lt Roach: David Ashton
DrJ arvis: David McKail
Biddy: Eliza Langland
Sheriff: David Bannerman

: Changing Places

Maiden Bradley Shop. Jessica Holm goes to Maiden Bradley in Wiltshire to find out how the locals got together to run their own village shop after the old one was threatened with closure. Producer Dave Parkinson Send your comments or queries to: BBC Natural History Unit, Broadcasting House. Bristol BS8 2LR E-MAIL: changing.places@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Bradley Shop.
Unknown: Jessica Holm
Unknown: Maiden Bradley
Producer: Dave Parkinson Send

: Her Majesties

5: A Royal Revenge by James Finn Garner. The author of the politically correct bedtime stories imagines two queens who are feelingjust a little neglected. For details see Monday


Unknown: James Finn Garner.

: Don't Hangup

When a phone rings in a phone-box, people wonder whether or not to pick it up. However, it seems people love to talk on the phone and in this quixotic new series, Alan Dein dials up random lives across the nation. If anyone hears the phone in the box and picks it up, Dein asks them not to hangup but to keep talking. Producer Mark Burman


Unknown: Alan Dein
Producer: Mark Burman

: Word of Mouth

The programme about words and the way we speak. 8: The Axis of Evil. Michael Rosen rifles through the lexicon find the words which conjure demons from daemons. Producer Marya Burgess Repeated Sunday 8.30pm


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Producer: Marya Burgess

: The Message

Jenni Murray and guests discuss how current media trends affect modern life. Producer Cecile Wright


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Producer: Cecile Wright

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Carolyn Quinn. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Now Show

The sharp edge of satire in radio form.
Producer Adam Bromley Repeated Saturday 12.30pm


Producer: Adam Bromley

: The Archers

Hayley takes to the airwaves.
Written by Nawal Gadalla
Director Louise Gifford Editor Vanessa Whitburn ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]


Written By: Nawal Gadalla
Director: Louise Gifford
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Richard Attlee
Alistair: Michael Lumsden
Shula: Judy Bennett
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Debbie: Tamsin Greig
George: Graham Roberts
Christine: Lesley Saweard
Sid: Alan Devereux
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Ed: Barry Farrimond
Mike: Terry Molloy
Hayley: Lucy Davis
Caroline: Sara Coward
Janet: Moir Leslie
Tim: Jay Villiers
Siobhan: Caroline Lennon
Jolene: Buffy Davis
Fallon: Joanna van Kampen
Jazzer: Ryan Kelly
Heather: Joyce Gibbs
Oliver: Michael Cochrane
Doctor: Graham Padden
Jason: Brian Miller

: Front Row

With John Wilson. Producer Erin Riley


Unknown: John Wilson.
Producer: Erin Riley

: The Frederica Quartet: Still Life

By AS Byatt. 15: A bird gets trapped in Stephanie's kitchen with awful consequences.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the debate from Walbottle Campus Technology College in Newcastle upon Tyne. The panel includes the Secretary of State for Transport, Stephen Byers , Stephen Alexander of Class Law Solicitors and Susan Kramer of Transport for London.
Producer Lisa Jenkinson


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Stephen Byers
Unknown: Stephen Alexander
Unknown: Susan Kramer
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: Letter from America

With Alistair Cooke.
Repeated Saturday 5.45am and Sunday 8.45am


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The Friday Play: Princess Caraboo

Roger Stennett 's dramatisation of a true story about a young woman who walked into Almondsbury, near Bristol, in 1817, dressed in outlandish clothes and speaking an unrecognisable language. Princess
Caraboo became the talk of high society when she was taken in by the local magistrate and his wife.
Producer and director Sara Davies


Unknown: Roger Stennett
Director: Sara Davies
Princess Caraboo: Clare Corbett
Mrs Worral: Jenny Coverack
Mr Worral: Philip Manikum
Curate: Chris Donnelly
Dr Wilkinson: Cornelius Garrett
Dr Wilkinson: Cornelius Garrett
Mr Bird: Andrew Collins
Sir James: Andrew Collins
Miss Littleman: Kim Hicks
Mrs Neale: Kim Hicks
Maid: Kate Abraham

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.
Editor Prue Keely E-MAIL: world.tonight@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.
Editor: Prue Keely

: Book at Bedtime: Crow Lake

Home truths emerge in the final episode of Mary Lawson 's tale of family divisions. For details see Monday


Unknown: Mary Lawson

: Great Lives

Humphrey Carpenter invites famous people to nominate great lives for discussion. This week
Ned Sherrin talks about Sir Donald Wolfit. Producer PeterEverett


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Talks: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Sir Donald Wolfit.

: Have Kombi ... Will Travel

Frank Wilson looks at the VW campervan. Producer Helen Sharp


Unknown: Frank Wilson
Producer: Helen Sharp

: News

: Book of the Week: The Devil ThatDanced on the Water

Part 5. 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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