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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Dr Pauline Webb.


Unknown: Dr Pauline Webb.

: FarmingToday

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Today

With Sarah Montague and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Rev Dr Alan Billings.


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Dr Alan Billings.

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr and his guests set the cultural agenda for the week.
Producer Alice Feinstein Shortened repeat at9.30pm


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Producer: Alice Feinstein

: Book of the Week: Ripe for the Picking

Jan Francis reads a five-part story by Annie Hawes , author of Extra Virgin, recounting her experiences of Liguria in north-west Italy. Now the proud owner of a hillside cottage among the olive groves, with a roof being demolished by wood-beetles, Annie is in love with Ciccio, the local culinary superstar. Abridged by Doreen Estall. Producer Anne-Marie Cole


Unknown: Jan Francis
Story By: Annie Hawes
Abridged By: Doreen Estall.
Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

: Daily Service

Presented by the Rev Tony Burnham. Jesus Christ is
Risen Today (Easter Hymn). Matthew 28: vyl-10.
Led Like a Lamb to the Slaughter Kendnck)
I Live, I Live Because He Is Risen (Cook). With the Commonwealth Games Choir. Director of Music
Andy Silver.


Unknown: Tony Burnham.
Unknown: Jesus Christ
Music: Andy Silver.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
From small ads to speed-dating agencies and chat rooms, the UK dating industry is estimated to be worth L600 million. So have all these professional services changed the way we meet and altered our expectations of a relationship?
10.45AWalkon the MilkyWay
Part 1 of this week's Woman's s Hourdrama. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.

: Random Edition

Peter Snow brings alive stories from historic newspapers.
3: Gazetteer and New Daily Advertiser, 23 March 1772. One story dominates: the passage through Parliament of George Ill's pet project-the Royal Marriages Act, which is still in force today. Peter
Snow explores the royal scandal that prompted the legislation and asks whether or not the change in the law actually damped down blue-blooded libido. And a look at the plight of a widowed lady chimney sweep. Producer Andrew Green


Unknown: Peter Snow
Producer: Andrew Green

: Bunn and Co

By Mike Stott , starring Keith Barren.
Barry enters dangerous territory when he plans to compete with property prices in the south. But it seems that his dream of million-pound sales might be about to come true when a blast from the past crops up in Boggart's Bridge-the acclaimed King of Gunk-Rock. Jed Thrust.
Producer Bruce Hyman Director Dirk Maggs


Unknown: Mike Stott
Unknown: Keith Barren.
Producer: Bruce Hyman
Director: Dirk Maggs
Nigel: James Frost
Barry: Keith Barron
Tracey: Lyndsey Marshal
Colette: Julia Deakln
Little Mo: Jennie Stoller
Big Mo: Gwyneth Powell
Jed Thrust: Ken Jones
YoungJed: Rupert Degas

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and John Waite.
Second of three parking specials. Who profits from parking? The team investigates where the money is going and searches for Britain's most expensive parking space.
Producers Matt Foster and Sarah Griffiths


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: John Waite.
Producers: Matt Foster
Producers: Sarah Griffiths

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Counterpoint

Ned Sherrin welcomes anotherthree contestants for another heat in the contestto find Britain's brightest amateur music brain.
Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at llpm


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Moondial

By Helen Cresswell , dramatised from her own children's novel. What happens to time when the moon shines on a sundial? When young Minty Cane goes to stay at her aunt's rural cottage she soon discovers the secret power of the moondial in the garden of the big house over the road. It is up to her to travel, to make two new friends across the centuries, and to free them from cruelty and evil.
Music Neil Brand Director David Hunter


Unknown: Helen Cresswell
Director: David Hunter
Minty: Julia Hicks
Tom: Joe O'Brien
Sarah: Laura Popplewell
MrWorld: Trevor Peacock
Miss Raven/Miss Vole: Rachel Atkins
Kate: Janice Acquah
Mary: Elizabeth Kelly
Narrator: John Rowe
Maggs: Philip Joseph
Doctor: Jonathan Keeble
Nurse: Clare Corbett
Mrs Crump: Ann Beach
Children: Isadora Hunter
Children Imelda: Dooley Hunter,
Children Max: Hope-Stone Bell,
Children: Jessica Peacock
Children: Liberty Pollock

: A Different World

1: " I did secretly hope that she might be deaf" Two mothers of deaf children talk of their experiences. Sharon Ridgeway explains her delight that her baby daughter, like her, is deaf, and Cornelia Wilson , a hearing woman with two deaf sons, describes other people's reactions to her children. Producer MoiraHickey


Unknown: Sharon Ridgeway
Unknown: Cornelia Wilson

: The Food Programme

Rabbits. Sheila Dillon celebrates rabbits - not the chocolate variety. Forthousands of years they were a staple food, now they' re a taste we 've largely lost. But could our appetite for rabbit be returning? Extended repeat of yesterday 12.30pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon

: Four Corners

Gavin Esler examines projects from Brazil to
Birmingham aimed at helping children in trouble and hears from young people whose efforts have empowered children worldwide. Producer Amber Dawson


Unknown: Gavin Esler
Producer: Amber Dawson

: PM

With Clare English and Carolyn Quinn.


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.

: Quote.... Unquote

Joining Nigel Rees to exchange favourite quotations and anecdotes this week are special guests Susan Greenfield , Paul Heiney , Simon Fanshawe and Charles Collingwood. The reader is William Franklyn. Producer Carol Smith Repeated Sunday 12.04pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A collection of highlights from this show is available on audio cassette at good retail outlets or www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Susan Greenfield
Unknown: Paul Heiney
Unknown: Simon Fanshawe
Unknown: Charles Collingwood.
Unknown: William Franklyn.

: The Archers

A boiling egg at St Stephen's. Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson presents the arts magazine. Producer Robyn Read


Unknown: Mark Lawson

: A Walk on the Milky Way

Brian Patten presents a five-part series, grouped by themes, of 20th-century children's verse, in which he talks about his lifelong love of poetry.
Parti: Street-singers, Bombsites and Bullets A school holiday treat foryoung and old. Producer Anastasia Tolstoy Repeat of 10.45am
RT Shop: The Puffin Book of 20th -century Verse (paperback) is available from the RT Shop for £7 .99 (including p&p). To order call [number removed] (national rate). The Kids' Panel verdict: page 38


Unknown: Brian Patten
Producer: Anastasia Tolstoy Repeat

: In the Footsteps of Moses

Another programme in the series in which Edward Stourton explores the 4,000-year history of the Jewish people and traces how Moses's revelation on Mount Sinai, described in the book of Exodus, still affects events today. Producer PhilPegum


Unknown: Edward Stourton

: Crossing Continents

Spain. More than 60 years after the event, mass graves from the Spanish Civil War are being excavated. Mariusa Reyes finds out why it's taken
Spain this long to start confronting an ugly side of its past. She also has a dip in the first Moorish bath house for 500 years, and she finds out why the Spanish smoke more than anyone else in the EU. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Mariusa Reyes

: Harsh Realities

Chaired by Niall Dickson , the BBC's social affairs editor, the panel discuss dilemmas faced by Britain's health and social service professionals. Producer Jim Clarke


Unknown: Niall Dickson
Producer: Jim Clarke

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat of 9am

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: Brave New World

Aldous Huxley 's enduring tale about cloning, consumerism and chemical abandon is read by Anton Lesser. Abridged in ten parts by Neville Teller. Part6. Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Aldous Huxley
Read By: Anton Lesser.
Unknown: Neville Teller.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: Home Truths

Repeat of Saturday at 9am

: News

: Book of the Week: Ripe for the Picking

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.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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