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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Glen Jordan.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill. Producer Maggie Ayre


Unknown: Anna Hill.
Producer: Maggie Ayre

: Today

With Sarah Montague and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Elaine Storkey.


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Elaine Storkey.

: 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

: Daily Service

Presented by Andrew Graystone. Forty Days and Forty Nights (Aus der Tiefe). Matthew 4, wl-11.
Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God (Lafferty). Shine, Jesus, Shine (Kendrick). Chamber choirof Harrogate Ladies' College. Director of music David Andrews. Producer Philip Billson


Presented By: Andrew Graystone.
Music: David Andrews.
Producer: Philip Billson

: Book of the Week: How Did I Get Herefrom There?

Claire Rayner reads her autobiography, abridged by Doreen Estall. 1: Today she reveals an early childhood marked by harshness and unkindness. Producer Elizabeth Allard Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Claire Rayner
Abridged By: Doreen Estall.
Producer: Elizabeth Allard

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Sheila McLennon.
10.45 Promenade Rock Part 6 of the Woman 's
Hourdrama. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Sheila McLennon.

: We Elizabethans

In the first of five daily programmes this week, Dr Christopher Haigh , one of Britain's leading historians of Elizabethan society, goes in search of the connections between Elizabethans of the 16th and 21st centuries.
1: Monarchy. Dr Haigh, Elizabeth I's biographer, asks Douglas Hurd , Bernard Ingham and Ben Pimlott to compare theirexperiences with those of their Elizabethan predecessors, producer Phiiipseiiars Elizabethans past and present: page 123 The Regina monologues: page 35


Unknown: Dr Christopher Haigh
Unknown: Douglas Hurd
Unknown: Bernard Ingham
Unknown: Ben Pimlott
Producer: Phiiipseiiars Elizabethans

: Agatha Christie's The Last Seance

Paul Kember 's contemporary adaptation of Agatha Christie 's story stars Dervla Kirwan and Adrian Dunbar and is set in England against the backdrop of international turmoil. Ayoung woman whose life has been devastated by the war in Afghanistan, and who has lost her husband and only child, turns to an Irish couple who may be able to offer her a chance of salvation - the promise of a miracle. But the price to be Daid for such a miracle could be too much to bear.
Producer Bruce Hyman Director Dirk Maggs


Unknown: Paul Kember
Unknown: Agatha Christie
Unknown: Dervla Kirwan
Unknown: Adrian Dunbar
Producer: Bruce Hyman
Director: Dirk Maggs
Rasha: Rebecca Saire
Declan: Adrian Dunbar
Bridget: Dervla Kirwan
Mr Weiss: Andrew Sachs
Patrick: Rupert Degas
Colleen: Cate Hamer
Sergeant: Paul Kember
Meena: Montana Thompson

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and John Waite.


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Counterpoint

Ned Sherrin returns with a new series of the wide-ranging music quiz. The first heat features contestants from the south of England. Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at 11pm


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Looking for Danny

By Ryan Craig and featuring Andrew Lincoln , from television's Teachers and This Life. Addled by working conditions at their comprehensive, two teachers do the unthinkable - they kidnap a pupil. Their aim: to take a stand for all teachers. Director Peter Kavanagh


Unknown: Ryan Craig
Unknown: Andrew Lincoln
Director: Peter Kavanagh
Jones: Kenneth Haigh
Price: Andrew Lincoln
Danny: Tom Burke

: Money Box Live

Vincent Duggleby and guests are on hand to answer personal finance questions. Lines are open from
1.30pm. Phone [number removed]. Producer Chris A' Court


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby

: Strange Tales by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

A week of Latin American short stories.
1:1 Sell My Dreams. When a woman is found dead in her car, Marquez recognises her as the purveyor of dreams he knew in his youth. Read by Andrew Sachs. Producer Lu Kemp


Read By: Andrew Sachs.
Producer: Lu Kemp

: Elizabethan Subjects

Historian Justin Champion goes in search of Britain's multicultural past and, with the help of parish archives and royal state papers, pieces togethera picture of society during the Elizabethan era. 1: "Her Majestie understanding that there are of late divers blackmoores brought into this realme, of which kinde of people there are already here too many." Producer Sarah Taylor
Elizabethans past and present: page 123


Producer: Sarah Taylor

: The Food Programme

Food Intolerances and Aversions. Sheila Dillon investigates why more and more people are developing an intolerance of foods such as wheat and milk, and finds out if it's possible to learn to love the foods you 've always hated. See Choice on page 126. 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 Liz Leonard


Unknown: Ernie Rea
Producer: Liz Leonard

: PM

With Clare English and Carolyn Quinn.


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.

: Quote.... Unquote

Nigel Rees returns with a new series of the popular quiz. Exchanging favourite quotations and anecdotes this week are Dr Simon Thurley , Mitchell Symons , Simon Brett and Michael Coveney. The reader is William Franklyn.
Producer Carol Smith Repeated Sunday 12.04pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A selection of recordings from this show is available on audio cassette at good retail outlets or www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Dr Simon Thurley
Unknown: Mitchell Symons
Unknown: Simon Brett
Unknown: Michael Coveney.
Unknown: William Franklyn.
Producer: Carol Smith

: The Archers

Cafe Chat at Glebe Cottage. Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson with arts news, interviews and reviews. Producer AasiyaLodhi


Unknown: Mark Lawson

: Promenade Rock

A ten-part series by Christopher Denys , starring Nerys Hughes.
6: The Punch and Judy Man. Joyce Pilton, fresh out of "finishing school", dips her toe in show-business when she auditions for Professsor Broadbent's Punch and Judy show, with disastrous results for Mrs Pilton's pampered poodle.
Director Sue Wilson Repeat of 10.45am


Unknown: Christopher Denys
Unknown: Nerys Hughes.
Eirlys: Nerys Hughes
Matthew: Russell Boulter
Prof Broadbent: Chris Emmett
Joyce: Tracy Wiles
Theda: Tina Gray
Voice of Punch and Judy: Professor Guy Hlgglns

: Seven Days

This week Jenny Cuffe follows a British doctor on a one-man emergency relief mission to Gaza. But how much impact can an individual contribution make in an area that remains one of the worst flashpoints in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict? Editor David Ross


Unknown: Jenny Cuffe
Editor: David Ross

: Crossing Continents

Japan's Silver Society. Modern Japan has the most rapidly ageing population in the world and is renowned fortreating its elderly with reverence.
Rosie Goldsmith explores the truth behind the perils and pleasures of beingold in Japan.
Producer Rosie Goldsmith Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Rosie Goldsmith
Producer: Rosie Goldsmith

: The State of Africa

The first in a three-part series in which presenter
Julian Pettifer examines the plight of Africa's wildlife in the face of Africa's human tragedy. Today he looks for answers in Morocco, Kenya, Somalia and South Africa. Producer Julian Hector


Presenter: Julian Pettifer
Producer: Julian Hector

: Start the Week

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: The Doctor's Wife

Brian Moore 's portrayal of an ordinarywoman in the middle of her life, seized by love for a younger man. Abridged in eight parts by Doreen Estall and read by Zara Turner. 6: Family loyalties are tested as Sheila and Kevin's marriage hangs in the balance. Producer Susan Carson


Unknown: Brian Moore
Unknown: Doreen Estall
Read By: Zara Turner.
Producer: Susan Carson

: Home Truths

Shortened repeat of Saturday at 9am

: Today in Parliament

A roundup of today's events at Westminster.

: News

: Book of the Week: How Did I Get Here

from There? Part 1. 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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