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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Stephen Shipley. Producer Bernadette McConnell


Unknown: Stephen Shipley.
Producer: Bernadette McConnell

: Letter from America

With AlistairCooke. Repeated from Friday

: News Briefing

6.05 Papers
6.08 Sports Desk

: Open Country

Explorations in the British countryside.
Producer Benjamin Chesterton Repeated Thursday at 1.30pm


Producer: Benjamin Chesterton

: Farming Today This Week

Presented by Miriam O'Reilly. producer Hugh O'Donnell


Presented By: Miriam O'Reilly.
Producer: Hugh O'Donnell

: Today

With Sarah Montague and John Humphrys.
7.20 Yesterday in Parliament
7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Canon David Winter.
8.51 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: John Humphrys.

: Home Truths

David Stafford looks at the foibles of family life. Producer Paula McGinley Shortened PHONE: [number removed] EMAIL: home.truths@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: David Stafford
Producer: Paula McGinley

: Excess Baggage

Arthur Smith and guests take a look at some more unusual destinations, ways and reasons to travel.
PHONE: [number removed] EMAIL: excess.baggage@bbc.co.uk Producer Simon Clancy


Unknown: Arthur Smith
Producer: Simon Clancy

: Missionaries

Edward Stourton travels to four continents, from Japan to Guatemala, to tell the story of how missionaries spread Christianity and, in the process, changed world history. Producer Phil Pegum


Unknown: Edward Stourton
Producer: Phil Pegum

: Week in Westminster

Peter Oborne looks behind the scenes at Westminster. Producer Peter Mulligan


Unknown: Peter Oborne
Producer: Peter Mulligan

: From Our Own Correspondent

The stories and colour behind the world s headlines, With Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant


Unknown: Kate Adie.
Producer: Tony Grant

: Money Box

Paul Lewis with impartial money advice and the latest news from the world of personal finance. Producer Chris A'Court Repeated tomorrow 9pm

: The News Quiz

A tongue-in-cheek review of the week's news with Simon Hoggart , Alan Coren , Francis Wheen , John Sergeant and Barry Cryer. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Francis Wheen
Unknown: John Sergeant
Unknown: Barry Cryer.

: News

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience at Battle, East Sussex, puts questions to a panel that includes the former education secretary
Estelle Morris MP, Conservative peer Lord Tebbitt and the director general of the Confederation of British Industry, Digby Jones. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Estelle Morris
Unknown: Digby Jones.

: AnyAnswers?

Jonathan Dimblebytakes listeners' calls and emails in response to last night's Any Questions.
PHONE: [number removed] EMAIL: any.answers@bbc.co.uk Producer Anne Peacock


Unknown: Jonathan Dimblebytakes
Producer: Anne Peacock

: The Saturday Play: Dover Goes to Pott

By Joyce Porter, dramatised by Paul Mendelson.
Set in the 1960s, this comedy thriller features Inspector Dover from Scotland Yard. He's sent to Pott Winkle in Yorkshire where leading businessman Daniel Wibbley's daughter has been murdered. Wibbley wants justice to be done and has asked for the best detective London can offer. Instead, he gets Dover.


Author: Joyce Porter
Dramatised by: Paul Mendelson
Producer/Director: David Ian Neville
CI Dover: Kenneth Cranham
Sgt McGregor: Stuart McQuarrie
Daniel: Paul Copley
Dr Nayland: Paul Copley
Dr Moreton: Paul Copley
Mrs Carruthers: Carolyn Pickles
Otilla: Carolyn Pickles
Dr Hirst: Carolyn Pickles
Avril: Nicola Wainwright
Dorothea: Nicola Wainwright
Mildred: Carla Simpson
Mrs Stafford: Carla Simpson
Mrs Withycombe: Liza Sadovy
Rosalind: Liza Sadovy
John Perking: Andy Harrison
Constable Harris: Andy Harrison

: Painted Fabrics

Clare Jenkins uncovers the story of Painted
Fabrics, a unique artistic project, nicknamed the New English Peasant Industry, that created work and homes in the north of England for disabled ex-servicemen afterthe First World War. An upper-class artist called Annie Bindon Carter witnessed first hand the positive effects of occupational therapy on the life of a former soldier who had sunk into despair. She decided to set up a charitable organisation designed to enable severely disabled men - including double amputees and those suffering from shell shock - to work, and to have a roof over their and their families' heads. This programme traces the history of Painted Fabrics, including interviews with people who worked there, and readings from Annie Bindon Carter 's letters and company literature. Producer Clare Jenkins


Unknown: Clare Jenkins
Unknown: Annie Bindon Carter
Unknown: Annie Bindon Carter
Producer: Clare Jenkins

: Weekend Woman's Hour

The best of the week on Woman's 's Hour, presented by Sheila McCiennon.
Series editor Jill Burridge Producer VibekeVenema EMAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk


Presented By: Sheila McCiennon.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Saturday PM

Coverage and analysis of the day's news, plus sports headlines. Editor Richard Clark


Editor: Richard Clark

: Back Row

With the release of Max, a film which deals with the relationship between an art dealer and a young artist called Adolf Hitler , Jim White considers the portrayal of the Führer on film. And what does The
Most Fertile Man in Ireland tell us about life north of the border? Producer Jerome Weatherald


Unknown: Adolf Hitler
Unknown: Jim White
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Loose Ends

Ned Sherrin presents another mix of music, comedy and Conversation. ProducerTorquil Macleod


Unknown: Ned Sherrin

: Saturday Review

Tom Sutcliffe and his guests review the cultural highlights of the week, including an all-female production of Richard III at London's Globe Theatre. Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Unknown: Richard Iii
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Postcards from Paradise

Nigel Barley reports from the tropical island of Bali and asks what the Balinese dream of. For many young Balinese, Paradise must be in Australia.
Because when Australians come to Bali they spend all theirtime drinking, fighting and having sex. Repeated from Sunday

: The Archive Hour: I'd Know That Voice Anywhere

Is each human voice truly unique? Can every mother really identify the cry of her own baby? Are certain voices more trustworthy than others? AlistairMcGowan explores the link between voice and identity, examining the voices of Winston Churchill, Richard Burton , Kenneth Williams and Margaret Thatcher.
He also uncovers an interview between himself and Professor Anthony Clare. Producer Beaty Rubens (R)


Unknown: Richard Burton
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Margaret Thatcher.
Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare.
Producer: Beaty Rubens

: Classic Serial: Strangers and Brothers

CP Snow's epic novel sequence about the English establishment continues with further books dramatised by Jonathan Holloway. Homecomings
With the Cold War under way it seems there is a spy at large in Britain's nuclear research programme.
Producer Sally Avens and Jeremy Howe Repeated from Sunday


Dramatised By: Jonathan Holloway.
Producer: Sally Avens
Producer: Jeremy Howe
Lewis: David Haig
Walter: Jeremy Swift
Martin: Tim McLnnerny
Austin: David Collings
Sawbridge: Adrian Scarborough
Thomas: Robert Lang
Sir Hector: John Carlisle
Margaret: Juliet Aubrey
Herbert: Stephen Moore
Capt Smith: Sean Baker
Geoffrey: Ian Hughes

: The Moral Maze

Michael Buerk chairs another debate in which
Claire Fox , Steven Rose , Ian Hargreaves and Melanie Phillips cross- examine witnesses who hold passionate views on the moral issues behind one of the week's news Stories. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Claire Fox
Unknown: Steven Rose
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves
Unknown: Melanie Phillips

: Counterpoint

Ned Sherrin chairs the last of this year's semi-finals Of the music quiz. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Ned Sherrin

: Poetry Please

Roger McGough presents listeners' favourite poems on the theme of love. The readers are Sean Barrett , Bonnie Hurren and Rupert Ward-Lewis . Rptdfrom Sunday


Unknown: Roger McGough
Unknown: Sean Barrett
Unknown: Bonnie Hurren
Unknown: Rupert Ward-Lewis

: The Late Story: Fictional Familiars

A series of five short stories offering a fresh perspective on some existing literary characters. 1. Michael Mackenzie reads Oliver's
Storyby Matthew Kneale , award-winning author of English Passengers. Oliver Twist and Jack Dawkins - alias the Artful Dodger-are reunited in middle age. Producer David Jackson Young (R)


Unknown: Michael MacKenzie
Unknown: Storyby Matthew Kneale
Unknown: Oliver Twist
Unknown: Jack Dawkins
Producer: David Jackson Young

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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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