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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Canon Noel Vincent.


Unknown: canon Noel vincent.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: anna hill.

: Today

With Edward Stourton and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Angela Tilby.


Unknown: edward stourton
Unknown: james naughtie.
Unknown: angela tilby.

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr and guests set the cultural agenda for the week. Producer Alice Feinstein Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: andrew marr
Producer: alice feinstein

: Book of the Week: Beyond Nab End

David Ross reads the sequel to William Woodruff 's memoir of his Lancashire childhood, The Road to Nab End. It is now 1933 and 16-year-old William leaves Blackburn for London, where he hopes to find work. Naive but determined to make his way in the world, William embarks on his new life with all the enthusiasm of youth and political idealism.
1: William finds lodgings with an East End family and talks himself into a job in an iron foundry. Producer Sara Davies Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: david ross
Unknown: william woodruff
Producer: sara davies

: Daily Service

Presented by Andrew Graystone. Christ Whose Glory nils the Skies (Ratisbon). Luke 2, w25-32. Nunc
Dimittis in G (Stanford). He Came Down That We May Have Love (arr Weaver). Portsmouth Grammar
School Choir. Directorof music James Henderson.


Presented By: andrew graystone.
Music: james henderson.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Thea's Diary Part 6 of the Woman 's Hour drama. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: jenni murray.

: Ireland's Neutral War

2: Fighting for the British. Even though Ireland had declared itself neutral in the Second World War, as many as 100,000 Irish men and women joined up to fight forthe British. Yet, on their return, many were treated as traitors. Now their story is finally being told, can their experiences help the peace process in Northern Ireland? Presented by James Maw. Producer Neil George


Presented By: james maw.
Producer: neil george

: Full Circle

A series of six two-handers, written by Lynne Truss, which humorously explores the premise that not only are there two sides to every story, but that there are differing sides to every personality. Each week a characterfrom the previous episode is revisited to discover more about them.
5: The Colleague. When "old-school" Elaine meets "new- school" Annabel in the lingerie section of a department store, will friendship or betrayal win the day? And who will sell the most Nathan Ego-booster bras? Starring Sheila Hancock and Claire Skinner. Music by Rex Brough Producer Dawn Ellis


Unknown: sheila hancock
Unknown: claire skinner.
Producer: dawn ellis

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and John Waite.


Unknown: winifred robinson
Unknown: john waite.

: The World at One

With Tim Franks.

: Round Britain Quiz

Scotland takes on the Midlands in the fiendishly hard quiz. Nick Clarke is in the chair.
Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at 11pm


Unknown: nick clarke
Producer: paul bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Secret Cupboard

By Pat Davis. As Kate is about to give birth to her first baby she finally comes to terms with the abuse she suffered as a child.
Music written and performed by David Pickvance Director Marc Beeby


Unknown: pat davis.
Kate: Helen Longworth
Finlay: Brendan Coyle
Mother/Surgeon: Joanna Munro
Katy: Stephanie Rawson

: Money Box Live

Paul Lewis and guests are on hand to answer personal finance questions. Lines are open from
1.30pm. Phone [number removed]. Producer Jessica Dunbar


Unknown: paul lewis
Producer: jessica dunbar

: Welsh Voices from Afar

Tales of Welsh travellers, settlers and adventurers abroad. 1: EatingSugar by Catherine Merriman. On holiday in Thailand, Alex has to confront his fears. The reader is Patrick Brennan. Producer Geni Hall-Kenny


Unknown: catherine merriman.
Unknown: patrick brennan.
Producer: geni hall-Kenny

: Saigon Stories

In 1975 Dai Le fled from her home in Vietnam with herfamily. After four years stranded in asylum camps, they were finally accepted as refugees by Australia. The story of her return home is told here in five parts. 1: Dai takes her mother back to her birthplace. Producer Mark Rickards


Producer: mark rickards

: The Food Programme

Food Waste. Sheila Dillon climbs the British food waste mountain to find out who's throwing food away and why. She investigates the truth behind sell-by dates, and discovers what happens to the unwanted food from shops and restaurants. Extended repeat of yesterday 12.30pm


Unknown: sheila dillon

: Beyond Belief

Ernie Rea in conversation with guests about the place of faith in today's complex world. Producer Kathryn Blennerhassett


Unknown: ernie rea
Producer: kathryn blennerhassett

: PM

With Clare English and Carolyn Quinn.


Unknown: carolyn quinn.

: Just a Minute

Chairman Nicholas Parsons keeps control of the proceedings in the most devious of panel games. Producer Claire Jones Repeated Sunday 12.04pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A selection from this series is available on five volumes of audio cassette at good retail outlets or www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: nicholas parsons
Producer: claire jones

: The Archers

It's the doghouse for Phil. Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson discusses Tate Modern's new exhibition Constable to Delacroix, which investigates the relationship between Romantic painters in Britain and France. Producer Ekene Akalawu


Unknown: mark lawson
Producer: ekene akalawu

: Thea's Diary

By Thea Gersten. Dramatised in ten episodes by Andrew Farrell Readman from the Second World War diaries of a German Jewish teenager.
6:Evacuation to Harrogate.Thea and her family are evacuated to Harrogate. Separated from Philip and still with no news from herfather, Thea feels lonely. She begins to see that Britain is not the land of dreams she hoped it would be.
Director Nadia Molinari Repeat of 10.45am


Unknown: thea gersten.
Unknown: andrew Farrell readman
Director: nadia molinari
Thea: Hannah Watkins
Philip: Adam Levy
Rosa: Barbara Marten
Adi: Daniel Abelson
MrRosegarden: David Horovttch
Ricky: Corey Johnson
Dr Solomon: Gregory Gudgeon
Jenny 1: Elianne Byrne
Jenny2: Helen Moon
Vera: Tania Levey
Dora: Vashti MacHlachlan
Hase: Garry Crystal
Mrs Walker: Vanessa Rosenthal

: It's My Story: Not So Grim in Grimsby

Grimsby has produced more lottery millionaires than anywhere else in the country. In this programme, John Waite meets one of them-former trawlerman Bernie Finn , who is preparing to swapthe windswept fishing port on the banks of the Humber for a luxury mansion on the east coast of Australia. Producer Susan Mitchell


Unknown: john waite
Unknown: bernie finn
Producer: susan mitchell

: The Real Patron Saints: 4: St George

Ian Hislop continues his investigation into the history of the patron saints of Britain and Ireland.
The Golden Jubilee and the England football team's exploits in Japan were good news for St George's Cross flag sellers, but what do we know about the man himself? Ian Hislop goes in search of the real St George.


Presenter: Ian Hislop
Producer: Philip Sellars

: Nature

As the Earth's resources face increasing pressure from human exploitation, many scientists claim that a mass extinction of species is already under way. Some argue that by targeting species-rich
"hotspots" around the world it is possible to save the largest number of animals and plants.
Mark Carwardine examines the theories and problems posed by hotspot conservation. Producer Brett Westwood


Unknown: mark carwardine
Producer: brett westwood

: Start the Week

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: robin lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: A Man of Mystery andOther Stories

By Shiva Naipaul. A collection of short stories set in Trinidad in the 1960s, abridged anwd produced by Jane Marshall. Read by Oscar James.
1: A Man of Mystery. MrGreen.aTrinidadian shoemaker, is overtaken by commercialisation.


Unknown: shiva naipaul.
Produced By: jane marshall.
Read By: oscar james.

: Home Truths

Shortened repeat of Saturday at 9am

: News

: Book of the Week: Beyond Nab End

Part 1. Repeated from9.45am

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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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