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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Bishop Peter Firth. Producer Bernadette McConnell


Unknown: Peter Firth.
Producer: Bernadette McConnell

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: 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 Elaine Storkey.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Elaine Storkey.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway this week is the architect
Daniel Libeskind. He chooses eight records to take to the mythical island. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Daniel Libeskind.

: Book of the Week: The Story of My Father: 5

The novelist Sue Miller reads from her painfully honest and moving account of her relationship with her father as he descended into Alzheimer's.

As Sue confronts the final stages of her father s illness, his need for more continuous care in his retirement home becomes apparent.
(For details see Monday) (Repeated at 12.30am)


Author/Reader: Sue Miller

: Act of Worship

With the Rev Roger Hutchings.


Unknown: Roger Hutchings.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Martha Kearney.
10.45 The Journalistic Adventures of an American
Girl in London Part 5. Series editor Jill Burridge. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presenter: Martha Kearney
Editor: Jill Burridge

: The Lost Noggins

In a tall, thin house by the sea, a tall, not-so-thin man makes an important discovery: seven scripts of the animated cult children's series Noggin the Nog that have never been filmed. What are their chances now? A sensitive portrait of Oliver Postgate, creator of such children's TV classics as Noggin the Nog, The Clangers and Bagpuss, with contributions from his son, Daniel, co-creator Peter Firmin and Aardman Animations' Nick Park. Producer Jane Ray


Unknown: Peter Firmin
Unknown: Nick Park
Producer: Jane Ray

: King Street Junior Revisited: 2: The Spirit of Christmas

Continuing the new series of Jim Eldridge's comedy drama about a fictional inner-city school.

"The child is father of the man." Wordsworth might have had young Iqbal in mind when he wrote that.


Writer: Jim Eldridge
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson
Mrs Devon: Carolyn Pickles
Miss Lewis: Marlene Sidaway
Miss Featherstone: Teresa Gallagher
Mr Maxwell: Michael Cochrane
Miss Reid: Jacqueline Beatty
Mr Long: Paul Copley
Mrs Khan: Janice Acquah
Iqbal/Terry: Jimmy Chamberland
Ghazala: Mellissa Wood

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and John Waite.
Editor Andrew Smith
PHONE: [number removed] EMAIL: youandyours@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: John Waite.
Editor: Andrew Smith

: The World at One

With NickClarke. Editor Richard Clark


Editor: Richard Clark

: Feedback

Roger Bolton with listeners' views and opinions on BBC radio programmes and policy.
Produces Penny Vine and Kathleen Griffin Repeated Sunday 8pm
ADDRESS: Feedback. PO Box 2100, London, W1A 1QT. FAX: [number removed]. PHONE: [number removed]. EMAIL: feedback@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Unknown: Kathleen Griffin

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Love

By Ian Curteis. 4: Ferdy and May decide to go on a painting holiday to Wales, only to find themselves trapped in an adventure involving burglary ana baked beans.
Director Marc Beeby


Unknown: Ian Curteis.
Director: Marc Beeby
Ferdy: Bernard Hepton
May: Barbara Leigh Hunt
Elizabeth: Helen Ayres
Edna: Jennie Stoller
Humphrey: John Baddeley
Talbot: Stephen Crttchlow
WPC Margaretson: Carla Simpson
Imogen: Priyanga Elan

: Veg Talk

Sreengrocers Gregg Wallace and Charlie Hicks
:elebrate the Fourth of Julywith an appreciation of :oleslaw, assisted by food writer Richard Ehrlich. Phone: [number removed], lines open from 1.30pm Producer Rebecca Moore


Unknown: Gregg Wallace
Unknown: Charlie Hicks
Unknown: Richard Ehrlich.
Producer: Rebecca Moore

: Stories by James Ellis

5: The Umbrella. When MrMclvor s new umbrella is ruined, his thrifty wife finds a cunning way to replace it without depleting her housekeeping budget. For details see Monday

: Sounding the Divine

5: Sounding the Divine. In the last of this week's programmes, James O'Donnell talks to composer
John Tavener and asks what lies in store for religious music in the 21st century and whether music can continue to provide a window into the the eternal and the transcendent. For details see Monday


Talks: James O'Donnell
Unknown: John Tavener

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins tackles legal issues without long words, small print or exorbitant fees. Producer Charles Sigler


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Charles Sigler

: The Message

Jenni Murray and guests discuss how current media trends affect everyday life. Producer Cecile Wright


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Producer: Cecile Wright

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Ritula Shah. Editor Peter Rtppon

: The News Quiz

More wry takes on the week's news with Simon Hoggart , Jeremy Hardy , Linda Smith ,
Marcus Brigstocke and guest, from Blackpool Grand Theatre. Producer Simon Nicholls Repeated on Saturday at 12.30pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A selection of memorable moments from The News Quiz is available on audio cassette and CD at good retail outlets or www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Linda Smith
Unknown: Marcus Brigstocke
Producer: Simon Nicholls

: The Archers

A crisis call for Greg.
Written by Simon Frith Director Alec Reid Editor Vanessa Whitburn ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]


Written By: Simon Frith
Director: Alec Reid
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Jill: Patricia Greene
David: Timothy Bentlnck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Tony: Colin Skipp
Helen: Loulza Patikas
Tom: Tom Graham
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Adam: Andrew Wlncott
Alice: Hollle Chapman
George: Graham Roberts
Fallon: Joanna van Kampen
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Edward: Barry Farrlmond
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Bert: Eric Allan
Greg: Marc Finn
Kirsty: Annabelle Dowler

: Front Row

John Wilson presents the arts show and reports on Robert Lindsay 's debut at the National Theatre in Power, a new play by Nick Dear about debauchery, corruption and intrigue at the court of Louis XIV. Producer Horatio Clare


Unknown: John Wilson
Unknown: Robert Lindsay
Play By: Nick Dear
Producer: Horatio Clare

: The Journalistic Adventures of an AmericanGirl in London

By Elizabeth E Banks. 5: Crossing Sweeper
Lizzie disguises herself as a crossing sweeper to confront the fashionable notion that they are really well-to-do. With Barbara Barnes as Lizzie Banks. With Tom George , Priyanga Elan , Carolyn Jones , Andrew Harrison , Ben Crowe and Bruce Purchase.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Barbara Barnes
Unknown: Tom George
Unknown: Priyanga Elan
Unknown: Carolyn Jones
Unknown: Andrew Harrison
Unknown: Ben Crowe
Unknown: Bruce Purchase.

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience at Berwick-upon-Tweed puts questions to a panel that includes the journalist Simon Heffer. Producer Anne Peacock Repeated on Saturday at 1.15pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Simon Heffer.
Producer: Anne Peacock

: Letter from America

With Alistair Cooke.
Repeated on Saturday at 5.45am and Sunday at 8.45am


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The Friday Play: Black Five Foot Nothing

By Rosemary Kay. Hope is an excellent doctorwith impeccable references. She's also black, five-foot nothing, and falsely accused of sexual assault. A documentary-style piece about one woman, struggling for justice and dignity.
Cello played by Peter Dixon Director Polly Thomas


Unknown: Rosemary Kay.
Played By: Peter Dixon
Director: Polly Thomas
Hope: Laurietta Essien
Joy: Folaleml Akinluyl
Melanie: Folaleml Akinluyl
Jake: Craig Cheetham
Dr Barnsley: Mark Chatterton
Narrator: Mark Chatterton
Policeman: Martin Reeve
Newsreader: Martin Reeve
Mr Dowling: Wyllie Longmore
Dr Roy: Vincent Ebrahim

: The World Tonight

With Paul Moss.
Editor Prue Keely EMAIL: world.tonight@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Paul Moss.
Editor: Prue Keely

: Book at Bedtime: The Curious Incident

of the Dog in the Night-Time
By Mark Haddon. Abridged by Sarah LeFanu and read by James Meunier. Part 5. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Mark Haddon.
Abridged By: Sarah Lefanu
Read By: James Meunier.

: Copysnatchers

The talk show which invites guests from around the world to observe, parody and dissect the habits of the British from a foreign perspective. Producer Lucinda Montefiore


Producer: Lucinda Montefiore

: News

: Book

of the Week: The Story of My Father
Part 5. 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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