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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Lavinia Byrne.


Unknown: Lavinia Byrne.

: Farming Today

Presented by Anna Hill.


Presented By: Anna Hill.

: Today

With Sarah Montague and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Huw Spanner.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Huw Spanner.

: Melvyn Bragg: In Our Time

Melvyn Bragg and his guests explore the history of ideas as they discuss the events and inspirations that have influenced our age.
Producer Alice Feinstein Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Alice Feinstein

: Daily Service

Presented by Dr Lavinia Byrne. On Jordan s Bank
(Winchester New). Luke 7, W19-28. Sing and Shout for Joy (Benevot). When John Baptised by Jordan s
River (Rendeza Dieu). Director of music Alan Wilson.


Presented By: Dr Lavinia Byrne.
Unknown: John Baptised
Music: Alan Wilson.

: Book of the Week: Adventure

4: The Big Smoke. "Though I had always wanted to be an opium addict, I can't claim that as the reason I went to China," wrote American Emily Hahn in her startling 1930s account of addiction in Shanghai. Bonnie Hurren reads an extract.
For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Emily Hahn

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray in a special programme from Cape Town, South Africa.
10.45 Drama The Love Child. Part 4. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray

: From Our Own Correspondent

The stories and the colour behind the world s headlines With Kate Adie. Producer TonyGrant


Unknown: Kate Adie.

: Cover Stories

The last programme in a series exploringthe impact four major books have had on people lives.
4:Emily Bronte's "Wuthering Heights" The story of Cathy and Heathcliff and their passionate but violent life on the Yorkshire Moors, is one that has haunted readers since its publication in 1847. DrStevie
Davies, Glyn Hughes , Mia Scott-Ruddock and Jackie Hollis discuss the impactthis novel has had on them. With readings by Simon Chandler and Sara Poyzer. Producer Rosie Bouiton


Unknown: Glyn Hughes
Unknown: Mia Scott-Ruddock
Unknown: Jackie Hollis
Unknown: Simon Chandler
Unknown: Sara Poyzer.
Producer: Rosie Bouiton

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and John Waite.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Open Country

Charlotte Smith meets the people and wildlife ofthe British countryside.
Shortened repeat of


Unknown: Charlotte Smith

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Deptford Wives

By Jennie Buckman. A drama based on a true story of love and obstinacy. In 1772 the author of an extraordinary autobiography, The History of the Female Shipwright, has battles with her publisher over her right to tell her story in full. Director Janet Whitaker


Unknown: Jennie Buckman.
Director: Janet Whitaker
Elizabeth: Geraldine James
Mary: Suzanna Hamilton
Ben: David Bamber
Mr Lewis: Christopher Scott
John: Gordon Reid
Susan: Jemma Churchill

: International Cricket

England v Sri Lanka Commentary from Trent Bridge on the first match in the triangular one-day series by Jonathan Agnew , Henry Blofeld and Simon Mann. With expert comments from Graeme Fowler , Vic Marks and Roshan Mahanama. The scorer Bill Frindall.
Producer Peter Baxter * A roximate time


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Henry Blofeld
Unknown: Simon Mann.
Unknown: Graeme Fowler
Unknown: Vic Marks
Unknown: Roshan Mahanama.
Unknown: Bill Frindall.
Producer: Peter Baxter

: Questions Questions

Stewart Henderson hel ps to answer more ofthose irritating questions from everyday life. Producer David Prest LETTERS: [address removed]E-MAIL: questions.questions@bbc.co.uk PHONE: [number removed]


Unknown: Stewart Henderson
Producer: David Prest

: Radio 4 Appeal

Joanna Lumley appeals for a charity that provides medical treatment to the people of Nepal.
DONATIONS: The Britain-Nepal Medical Trust, [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed] Repeated from Sunday 7.55am


Unknown: Joanna Lumley

: Magic

4: Flamenco By Andrea Ashworth. Emmy is the new girl in town. Anxious to fit in at school she joins the gang but must hide her feelings forthe boy who is the butt of the gang's bullying. Seduced by the magic his fingers create on the piano keys she shares secret moments of kinship with the boy who also can't quite fit in. Read by Gillian Kearney. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Andrea Ashworth.
Read By: Gillian Kearney.

: Breaking the Law

4: The Law of the Road. Pedlars, tinkers and hawkers could soon be a thing of the past. Deborah Bull looks at the relevance of the Pedlars Act and examines why it is the cause of some friction. For details see Monday


Unknown: Deborah Bull

: Open Book

Repeated from Sunday 4pm

: The Material World

In the film Alienwe were presented with the horrifying prospect of another being living inside a human body. But this isn't science fiction. Our cells all contain the remnants of simple organisms that inserted themselves into our distant ancestors - a union that may have kick-started complex life. These are the powerhouses of our bodies. Without them we couldn't survive. But how did the fusing of two life forms happen? Quentin Coopertalks to the experts. Producer Jonathan Rides E-MAIL: material.world@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Quentin Coopertalks

: PM

With Dan Damon and Carolyn Quinn.


Unknown: Dan Damon
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.

: Fanshawe Gets to the Bottom of....

History. Simon Fanshawe 's cornucopia of comedy, quotations, literature and laughter. Assisted by Bill Wallis and with contributions from Blackadder, Eddie Izzard and Jo Brand , Fanshawe gets to the bottom of the past. Producer Paul Dodgson


Unknown: Simon Fanshawe
Assisted By: Bill Wallis
Unknown: Eddie Izzard
Unknown: Jo Brand
Producer: Paul Dodgson

: The Archers

Kenton'S in big trouble. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

With John Wilson. ProducerRobyn Read


Unknown: John Wilson.

: The Love Child

4: Clarissa celebrates her 17th birthday, and a young man enters her life. For details see Monday Rptdfrom 10.45am

: The Long Search

A six-part investigation into the roots of spirituality in Britain. 3: A Long Way from Home. Roman missionaries to Anglo-Saxon England encountered a variety of pagan beliefs and practices. William Dalrymple looks at how the poetry and spirituality of the period reflects the fusion of Christian theology and northern epic. Producer Rosemary Dawson


Unknown: William Dalrymple
Producer: Rosemary Dawson

: In Business

Bad Timing. You've no time to listen to this programme. We've no time to make it. It's the one thing we're all running out of. Peter Day finds out how to make time. Producer Sandra Kantha ! Repeated Sunday


Unknown: Peter Day
Producer: Sandra Kantha

: Leading Edge

There's another football world cup going on this summer in Japan for which the stars don't have to worry about groin strain. Many of them don't even have legs or feet. The competition is the sixth RoboCup. Geoff Watts meets the players and trainers, and discovers that RoboCup has a serious aim -to promote research in the area of intelligent robotics. Producer Alexandra Feachem E-MAIL: radioscience@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Alexandra Feachem

: Melvyn Bragg: In Our Time

Shortened repeat of 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Cakes and Ale

ByW Somerset Maugham. William Ashenden goes to see the second Mrs Driffield. For details see Monday


Unknown: William Ashenden
Unknown: Mrs Driffield.

: The Cry of the Owl

By Patricia Highsmith. Adapted by ShaunMcKenna. 2: Jenny has fallen for Robert Forester , though he is not certain of his feelings for her. Her ex-fiance, Greg, is very certain. He wants Jenny back - and Robert is in the way.
Original music composed and performed by David Chilton Director Marion Nancarrow


Unknown: Patricia Highsmith.
Unknown: Robert Forester
Unknown: David Chilton
Director: Marion Nancarrow
Robert: John Sharlan
Greg: Adrian Lester
Jenny: Joanne McQuinn
Nickie: Brlony Glassco
Detective Lippenholtz: Peter Marinker

: News

: Book of the Week: Adventure

Part 4. 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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