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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Fidelma Meehan.


Unknown: Fidelma Meehan.

: Farming Today

With Miriam O'Reilly.


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly.

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Anne Atkins.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Anne Atkins.

: 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 modern times. Producer Sarah Peters Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Sarah Peters

: Daily Service

Presented by Judy Merry. Where Love and Loving
Kindness Dwell (Maisemore). 1 John 4, w7-12. Ubi Caritas (Durufle). God Is Love: Let Heaven Adore Him (Hyfrydol). Director of music Paul Leddington Wright.


Presented By: Judy Merry.
Music: Paul Leddington Wright.

: Book of the Week: Savage Girls andWild Boys

A history of feral children by Michael Newton , read by Anton Lesser. 4: The strange case of Kaspar Hauser. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Michael Newton
Read By: Anton Lesser.
Unknown: Kaspar Hauser.

: Woman's Hour

Presented from Manchester by Jenni Murray.
10.45 The Berlin Diaries
Part 4. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC correspondents around the world look behind the headlines. Presented by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant


Presented By: Kate Adie.
Producer: Tony Grant

: The Matinee: the Creation of a Theatrical Institution

Ned Sherrin investigates the lore and history of the theatrical matinee. Featuring contributions from June Whitfield, Donald Sinden, Sandy Wilson and John Moffat.


Presenter: Ned Sherrin
Interviewee: June Whitfield
Interviewee: Donald Sinden
Interviewee: Sandy Wilson
Interviewee: John Moffat
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: 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

: The Enthronement of theArchbishop of Canterbury

Mike Wooldridge introduces programmes from Canterbury, setting the scene for the service of enthronement of Dr Rowan Williams.
2.20 Church Going Jeremy Vine assesses the state of the Church of England that DrWilliams will inherit. Producer Amanda Hancox Revised repeat.
2.50 Live coverage continues, including the swearing of the oath of obedience and deliverance of Dr Williams's first sermon as Archbishop. Music includes a new work by James MacMillan and a setting for harp and voice of a poem by Dr Williams. Organist and master of the choristers David Rood. ProducerMarkO'Brien


Introduces: Mike Wooldridge
Unknown: Dr Rowan Williams.
Unknown: Jeremy Vine
Producer: Amanda Hancox
Unknown: James MacMillan
Unknown: David Rood.

: Afternoon Play: The Disappearance of Shirley McGill

Shirley has put up with marriage to the overbearing Vernon for 20 years. Her only friend is the butcher, and it is to the butcher that she turns when she finds that, in spite of plenty of greens and red meat, she becomes at first translucent and then completely invisible.


Writer: Katie Hims
Director: Jeremy Mortimer
Shirley: Lesley Manville
Vernon: Philip Jackson
Butcher: Shaun Dingwall
Policewoman: Emma Woolliams
Croupier: Scott Brooksbank

: Check Up

This week's health phone-in deals with osteopathy. Presented by Barbara Myers , joined in the studio by a guest expert. Phone [number removed] or email Checkup@bbC.CO.uk. Producer Geraldine Fitzgerald


Presented By: Barbara Myers
Producer: Geraldine Fitzgerald

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeat of Sunday 7.55am

: Small Things

4: Gymslip by Rachel Bentham. When you're the subject of scorn, derision and disgust, you either burst into tears or fight back. Read by Kate Seaward. For details see Monday


Unknown: Rachel Bentham.
Read By: Kate Seaward.

: Room with a View

4: 22 Hans Place, Knightsbridge, London Allan Beswick talks to historian Michael Kennedy about the drama, intrigue and final ultimatum that led to the Anglo-Irish agreement, and the events that took place at this address in October 1921. For details see Monday


Unknown: Michael Kennedy

: Open Book

Mariella Frostrup asks if "Chick Lit" is dead. She talks to readers and writers of that much maligned popularfiction. Repeated from Sunday at 4pm


Unknown: Mariella Frostrup

: The Material World

Quentin Cooper talks to Michael Newton , author of this week's Woman's Hour drama Savage Girls and Wild Boys, about what science can learn from feral Children. ProducerPam Rutherford EMAIL: material.world@bbc.co.uk


Talks: Quentin Cooper
Unknown: Michael Newton

: Painted for Posterity

Late in 1939. the threat of German bombs and possible invasion inspired an ambitious and largely forgotten art scheme. The Recording Britain project dispatched artists around the countryto capture endangered landscapes and buildings. Presented by Patrick Wright. Producer JohnGoudie


Presented By: Patrick Wright.

: PM

With Carolyn Quinn and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn
Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: Boothby Graffoe in No Particular Order

More surreal, weird comedy from the convoluted brain of comedian Boothby Graffoe , with his guests Art Malik and Steve Frost. Music from guitarist Antonio Forcione. Producer Jane Berthoud


Unknown: Boothby Graffoe
Unknown: Art Malik
Unknown: Steve Frost.
Guitarist: Antonio Forcione.
Producer: Jane Berthoud

: The Archers

Kathy's suspicions are confirmed. Rptd tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson with arts news, reviews and interviews. Producer Angharad Law


Unknown: Mark Lawson

: The Berlin Diaries

4: Missie survives the near-total destruction of Berlin but still has to face the sinister Dr Six. For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am

: Back to Beeching

With Britain's railways again facing a financial crisis, Alan Whitehouse looks back 40 years to the Beeching Report, which led to massive cuts in the network. In the first of two programmes he reassesses Beeching's reputation and untangles the Whitehall Spin Of that time. Producer Ian MuirCochrane


Unknown: Alan Whitehouse
Producer: Ian Muircochrane

: In Business

Sail of the Century. The Queen Mary 2 is the largest liner ever built and continues a British tradition.
Peter Day goes behind the scenes with some of the people who have spent years planning this huge ship and asks who will sail in herwhen she is ready to cross the Atlantic in 2004. Editor Stephen Chilcott Producer Sandra Kanthal Rptd on Sunday 9 30pm


Editor: Stephen Chilcott
Producer: Sandra Kanthal Rptd

: Leading Edge

Claudia Hammond investigates whetherwinninga sporting trophy is simply mind over matter. She talks to sport psychologists about why athletes with the ability to win often don't. Producer Alexandra Feachem


Unknown: Claudia Hammond
Producer: Alexandra Feachem

: Melvyn Bragg: In Our Time

Shortened repeat of 9am

: The World Tonight

With Clare Bolderson.


Unknown: Clare Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: The Photograph

Penelope Wilton continues reading from Penelope Lively's new novel. 8: A fateful day remembered. For details see Monday


Unknown: Penelope Wilton

: The Consultants

The comedyteam present the penultimate instalment of their 1,000-point plan of action.
Written by and starring Neil Edmond , Justin Edwards and James Rawlings. Producer Will Saunders


Unknown: Neil Edmond
Unknown: Justin Edwards
Unknown: James Rawlings.
Producer: Will Saunders

: The Shuttleworths

3: A Moving Story. It's a new era as son Darren leaves home. John is sad to see him go, especially as his contribution to the household budget will be missed. A sudden change in Ken's domestic situation may be a help to John. Written and performed by Graham Fellows. Producer Dawn Ellis


Unknown: Graham Fellows.
Producer: Dawn Ellis

: Today in Parliament

A roundup of today's events in session and behind the scenes in committee.

: News

: Book of the Week: Savage Girls andWild Boys

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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