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: World News

: Test Match Special

Australia v England
Commentary on the close of the first day's play in the First Test at Brisbane.
Producer PeterBaxter *Approx|rnatetime_

: Prayer for the Day

With Fari s Badawi.

: Farming Today With

Miriam O'Reilly.


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly.

: 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 Christina Odone.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Christina Odone.

: Melvyn Bragg: In Our Time

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the events and inspirations that have influenced our age. Producer Sarah Peters Shortened repeat 9.30pm


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Sarah Peters

: Daily Service

Presented by Rev Roger Hutchings. Let All Mortal
Flesh Keep Silence (Picardy). Revelation 10, wl-7. God of Glory(Fellingham,arr Llewellyn). Crown Him with Many Crowns (Diademata). Director of music Gordon Stewart.


Presented By: Rev Roger Hutchings.
Music: Gordon Stewart.

: Book of the Week: The Last Escape

4: The prisoners of war continue to be forcibly marched across Germany. Some cheer is found as an Allied victory seems ever closer, but further tragedy awaits. For details see Monday Repeated 12.30am

: Woman's Hour

Presented from Manchester by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Ten Days That Shook My World Part 4. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: Crossing Continents

Argentina. They've had a bumper grape harvest this year in the Mendoza province in north-western
Argentina - almost the only ray of hope for a country in unprecedented crisis. Wine exports are one of the few sources of hard currency today and. as Julian Pettifer discovers, wineries are quietly optimistic about the future. He asks agriculture students at the local university whetherthey see away for Argentina to emerge from the political and economic disaster that has engulfed their country. ProducerTim Mansei


Unknown: Julian Pettifer

: Playing a Dangerous Game: Django, Jazz and the Nazis

When France fell to the Nazis in 1940 jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt stayed in Paris and continued to play music banned by the Nazis. Half a million Gypsies were taken away and killed, so how did Reinhardt, himself a Gypsy, survive? Miles Kington takes a fresh look at a jazz legend.


Presenter: Miles Kington
Producer: Neil George

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Open Country

Extended repeat of Saturday at 6.10am

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Conversation on the London Train

An ordinary train journey offers a life-changing and heart-warming opportunity to two ordinary people who share their hopes and fears in this light-hearted, gentle story.


Writer: Don Haworth
Director: Polly Thomas
Stan: James Quinn
Annabel: Christine MacKie
Mrs O'Coughlin: Judith Davis
Brian: Matthew Lewney
Jim: Jamie Cymbal

: Taking Issue

A columnist advances a controversial view on a topical subject, then listeners can take issue by telephone. Presented by David Jessel. PHONE: [number removed] LINES OPEN from 1.30pm Producer Nick Utechin


Presented By: David Jessel.
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Radio 4 Appeal

Jeremy Vine appeals on behalf of HopeHIV, a charity which gives children orphaned by Aids in sub-Saharan Africa the foundations on which to build their future.
DONATIONS: HopeHIV. [address removed]Credit-card donations: Freephone [number removed]
Producer Anne-Marie Cole
Rpt of Sun 7.55am


Unknown: Jeremy Vine
Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

: Sounding the City - Stories from the BelfastFestival

4: Green by Anne Enright. A woman returns to her home town in Ireland to set up an organic farm but is frustrated when the local restaurant refuses to buy her vegetables. Producer Tanya Nash For details see Monday


Unknown: Anne Enright.
Producer: Tanya Nash

: Caistermen Never Turn Back

4: Norfolk's lifeboat service has changed considerably over 200 years, but those who volunteer to risk danger to save the lives of strangers are following a tradition laid down generations ago. Paul Heiney asks why do they do it. For details see Monday


Unknown: Paul Heiney

: Bookclub

James Naughtie and a youngerthan usual audience meet bestselling children's author Jacqueline Wilson to discuss her award-winning book The Illustrated Mum. Repeated from Sunday at 4pm


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Jacqueline Wilson

: The Material World

Early birds and night owls take note - it's not your fault, it's all in the genes! A mutated gene determines whether or not you wil I be early to bed, early to rise or stay up late and get up late. Quentin Cooper speaks to the chronobiologists who are looking at the way ourgenetic make-up determines our sleep patterns. Producer Sarah Empey EMAIL: material.world@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Quentin Cooper
Producer: Sarah Empey

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Carolyn Quinn.


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.

: Think the Unthinkable

The Sony award-winning sitcom about management consultants returns. Join the team as they transform companies in ways they barely understand. This week they're working with Genforce, an energy firm with lots to hide. Producer Adam Bromley


Producer: Adam Bromley

: The Archers

Brian surprises Debbie. Rptd tmw at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson talks to Sue Townsend about her novel Number Ten about a Downing Street policeman and the prime minister. Producer Aasiya Lodhi


Talks: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Sue Townsend
Producer: Aasiya Lodhi

: Ten Days that Shook My World: 4

By chance, Norma gets involved in gay rights and has a punch-up with a Russian.
(For details see Monday) (Repeated from 10.45am)

: Tiger Tales

Chris Gunness investigates the century-long history between the Philippines and its former colonial master, America. The USA conquered the country in the 1890s, when 600,000 Filipinos died. Washington promised to bring democracy, enlightenment and the American way to their "little brown brothers". But many in the Philippines say the USA was only looking out for its own self-interest. The Americans governed the country for nearly 500 years, and their influence continued even after independence. Now, with US special forces returning to the country to pursue
Islamic guerrillas, many in the Philippines feel that the American yoke is back. ProducerHugn Levinson


Unknown: Chris Gunness
Unknown: Producerhugn Levinson

: Analysis

The Last Resort. There's war in the air-tests for immigration and classes in citizenship. But in the devolved, globalised multi-culture of shifting cultural tastes and reforming institutions that is Britain today, what kind of patriotism, if any, is possible?
Felipe Fernandez Armesto examines loyalty in the midst of Change. Producer Michael Blastiand Repeated on Sunday at 9.30prr


Unknown: Felipe Fernandez Armesto
Producer: Michael Blastiand

: Leading Edge

In upstate New York, scientists are studying birdsong to unlock the secrets of how we remember and why we forget. With the help of the canary and the zebra finch. Rami Tzabar reports on the neuroscientists who are teaching these birds to sing new songs. Producer Beth Eastwood EMAIL: radioscience@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Rami Tzabar
Producer: Beth Eastwood

: Melvyn Bragg: In Our Time

Shortened repeat of 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Story of Lucy Gault

4: Tonight while Lucy grows up, a railway porter begins to be tormented by dreams. For details see Mon

: The Sofa of Time

Fantasy sitcom set in the world of Gravy. 3: "And the Hackett March On...." Milford, Parker and Marmite venture to Moran's ruins to try to locate the "ancient finding device", while Raamen Bod summons
General Geezerto finish them off once and for all ... Producer Mario Stylianides


Unknown: Raamen Bod
Producer: Mario Stylianides

: test Match Special

Australia v England
Commentary on the second day's play in the First
Test in Brisbane. 'Approxim ate time

: News

: Book of the Week: The Last

Escape 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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