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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Dr Karen Smith.


Unknown: Dr Karen Smith.

: Farming Today

Presented by Anna Hill. Producer Sarah Hughes


Presented By: Anna Hill.
Producer: Sarah Hughes

: Today

With John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Rt Rev Richard Harries.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Richard Harries.

: Desert Island Discs

Repeated from Sunday at 11.15am

: Act of Worship

Presented by the Rev Ernest Rea.


Unknown: Ernest Rea.

: Book of the Week: The Lost King of France

5: Two hundred years later advances in forensic medicine and DNA testing offer a definitive answer to the question of what happened to the boy king, Louis XVII of France. Haydn Gwynne reads the final instalment of this gripping story. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Louis Xvii

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Martha Kearney.
10.45 Flames Part 5 of this week's drama. Series editor Jill Burridge Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: The First Saxophone In Ireland

Amps powered by car batteries, jitterbugging declared immoral by parish priests, bicycle clips as fashion accessories and a strange, crooked instrument called a saxophone - Gerry Anderson presents a portrait of early dance hall days in rural Ireland. Producer Alison Finch


Producer: Alison Finch

: All the Young Dudes: 5: Communication Breakdown

Jim Sweeney's comedy-drama continues to plot the divergent lives of old school friends.
If only everyone would just LISTEN!


Writer: Jim Sweeney
Producer: Steve Doherty
Patrick: Jim Sweeney
Helen: Cathryn Harrison
Billy: Steve Steen
Moira: Sadie Shimmin
Joe: Stephen Frost
Maria: Flaminia Cinque
Charlie: Izzy De Rosario

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson. EditorchnsBums
PHONE: [number removed] Email: youandyours@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Feedback

Roger Bolton rifles through the mailbagto find your opinions. To airyourviews on what you've heard on BBC Radio, write to: Feedback, PO Box 2100,
London W1A 1QT, phone: [number removed], fax: [number removed], or email: feedback@bbc.co.uk Producer Margaret Budy Repeated on Sunday at 8pm


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Margaret Budy

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Dot's Net

By Neil Monaghan. Dorothy, a cultured and erudite woman in her late sixties, feels abandoned by her son who has emigrated to America. He has paid for a home help, Maddy, to support her, and an online computer to keep in touch. But Dot is self-sufficient and an original Luddite and will have nothing to do with either. However, when Maddy accidentally switches on the computer, everything changes. A comic tale of manipulation in the internet age.
Producer Izzy Mant


Unknown: Neil Monaghan.
Producer: Izzy Mant
Dot: Antonia Pemberton
Maddy: Charlie Hayes
Dean: Ben Crowe
Richard/Jez: Scott Brooksbank

: Changing Places

2: Joined-up Living. Steve Chalke visits BedZED, Europe's largest zero-energy development, in Beddington, south London, and sees how nearby traditional industries like hemp and lavender production are being revived using new technologies to maximise useof local materials. Instead of lamenting the UK's failure to reduce its consumption of fossil fuels, the BioRegional Development Group is developing ways of living which are being shown to be attractive to mainstream society. Producer Sandra Sykes.


Unknown: Steve Chalke
Producer: Sandra Sykes.

: On Stage at Cheltenham

5: Waiting On. Paul Magrs reads his own short story specially commissioned by Radio 4. A romance between an octogenarian couple, and a waiter watching it develop. For details see Monday


Unknown: Paul Magrs

: The Big Illusion: 5: The Magic of the Mirror

From Snow White to Harry Potter, magic mirrors are everywhere. They have been used to peer into the future and into the souls of gods and men. Through stories and superstition, mirrors reflect and shape our view of the world.
(For details see Monday)

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins explains the legal issues behind the headlines and examines how the law works - and Sometimes doesn't. Producer Charles Sigler


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Charles Sigler

: 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

More from the topical comedy and satirical show, starring Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis , with Mitch Benn , Marcus Brigstocke , Emma Kennedy and Jon Holmes. Producer Adam Bromley Repeated on Saturday at 12.30pm BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Four episodes of this comedy are available on audio cassette and CD fromwww.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed]


Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Mitch Benn
Unknown: Marcus Brigstocke
Unknown: Emma Kennedy
Unknown: Jon Holmes.
Producer: Adam Bromley

: The Archers

Chaba's gone missing at Brookfield.
Written by Carol Simpson Solazzo Director Rosemary Watts
Editor Vanessa Whitburn ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]


Written By: Carol Simpson Solazzo
Director: Rosemary Watts
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Richard Attlee
Alistair: Michael Lumsden
David: Timothy Bentlnck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Nigel: Graham Seed
Tony: Colin Skipp
Tom: Tom Graham
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Simon: Garrick Hagon
Debbie: Tamsin Grelg
Kathy: Hedll Niklaus
Joe: Edward Kelsey
William: Phillip Molloy
Edward: Barry Farrlmond
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Emma: Felicity Jones
Hayley: Lucy Davis
Brenda: Amy Shlndler
Mrs Antrobus: Margot Boyd
Greg: Marc Finn
Chaba: Mate Haumann

: Front Row

Francine Stock talks to the American director
Neil LaBute about his new screen version of AS Byatt's novel Possession. Producer Martin Smith


Talks: Francine Stock
Director: Neil Labute
Producer: Martin Smith

: Flames

5: Enchantment by Michelene Wandor.
In the last of the series of plays about passion, two young people at a crossroads in their lives reveal their vulnerability to each other and throw off the chains that bind them to their past.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Natalie: Tracy Wiles
Jake: Jonathan Cake

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby is in the chair at Victoria College in St Helier, Jersey, with a panel including farmer and food broadcaster Oliver Walston, Mark Roche, London correspondent for Le Monde, Ruth Lea, head of policy at the Institute of Directors and the lawyer Imran Khan.
Producer Victoria Wakely


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Victoria College
Unknown: Oliver Walston
Unknown: Mark Roche
Unknown: Ruth Lea
Unknown: Imran Khan
Producer: Victoria Wakely

: Letter from America

With Alistair Cooke. Rptd Sat at 5.45am and Sun at 8.45am


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The Friday Play: States of Mind

By Bridget O'Connor and Peter Straughan.
In one hospital, over one night, how many different levels of consciousness are there? From wakefulness to dozing, from the unconscious to the sub-conscious. Every patient, nurse and doctor has a story to tell, with commentary from scientists Sue Blackmore , Chris Idzikowski , Robert Morris , Steven Rose and David Wilkinson.
Music by Dominic Fitzgerald Interviews by Sue Broom Director Jeremy Mortimer


Unknown: Bridget O'Connor
Unknown: Peter Straughan.
Unknown: Sue Blackmore
Unknown: Chris Idzikowski
Unknown: Robert Morris
Unknown: Steven Rose
Unknown: David Wilkinson.
Music By: Dominic Fitzgerald
Director: Jeremy Mortimer
Narrator: Raad Raw!
Margaret: Elizabeth Bell
Hospital porter: Ian Masters
Bill: John Ughtbody
Lucy: Rebecca Manley
DrGreene/Eddy: Tom Silburn
Faye/Bo: Tracy Ann OBErman
Helen/Nurse Anne: Clare Corbett

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.
E-MAIL: [email address removed]


Presenter: Claire Bolderson
Editor: Prue Keely

: Book at Bedtime: Little Boy Lost

By Marghanita Laski. Part 5. For details see Monday


Unknown: Marghanita Laski.

: Great Lives

A new series of the programme where a celebrity assesses the life and career of an influential individual, with the help of an expert. This week comedian Bernard Manning nominates
Mother Teresa of Calcutta. "If she becomes a saint I shall pray for her every night and pray to her." " Also in the studio is Anne Sebba, Mother Teresa 's biographer, and the programme is chaired by Humphrey Carpenter. Producer Jolyon Jenkins


Unknown: Bernard Manning
Unknown: Mother Teresa
Unknown: Mother Teresa
Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter.
Producer: Jolyon Jenkins

: News

: Book of the Week: The Lost King of

France Part 5. Repeated from 9.45am

: as BBC World Service

Radio 4: Website: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4

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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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