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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Judy Merry.


Unknown: Judy Merry.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill. Producer Sarah Hughes


Unknown: Anna Hill.
Producer: Sarah Hughes

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought forthe Day With Bishop Jim Thompson.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Jim Thompson.

: Leading Lives

Ever wondered what it's really like to be a rock star or a national heartthrob? Evan Davis talks to his guests about the high life from the inside out. Producer Charlie Taylor Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Talks: Evan Davis
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: Daily Service

Presented by the Rev Dr Leslie Griffiths.
Walking in a Garden (Dun Aluinn). John 20, vv 11-18. O Sons and Daughters, Let Us Sing! (O Filii et Filiae). Thine Be the Glory (Maccabaeus). Director of music Alan Wilson.


Unknown: Dr Leslie Griffiths.
Music: Alan Wilson.

: Book

of the Week: A Thing in DisguiseBy Kate Colquhoun , read by George Baker. Joseph Paxton and his employer, the 6th Duke of Devonshire, find themselves caught up in orchid mania. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Kate Colquhoun
Read By: George Baker.
Read By: Joseph Paxton

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.


Presented By: Jenni Murray.

: Wuthering Heights

Part 8. Drama repeated at 7.45pm

: Meet the Descendants

Dean Mahomed came to Britain atthe beginning of the 19th century. He was the first Indian to write a book in English and also the first to open an Indian restaurant Britain. Broadcaster Jim Walvm goes in search of Mahomed's descendants. Producer Martin Kurzik


Unknown: Jim Walvm
Producer: Martin Kurzik

: Snap

ByTaul Mendelson. 1: When a couple have history, how can they ever be history? Molly and Doug are separating but as he's only moving a few streets away, can they make a clean break?
Director David Ian Neville


Unknown: Bytaul Mendelson.
Director: David Ian Neville
Molly: Rebecca Lacey
Doug: Paul Venables
Kaz: Soumaya Keynes
Ryan: Jessie Sullivan
Dawn: Rebecca Front
Raymond: Jonathan Taller
Annie: Marlene Sidaway

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and Peter White in Manchester. The disability access week continues today with a report on the brand new buildings that are still not disability friendly despite new laws and intense lobbying. Also, a report on the lasting legacy of the Commonweath Games in Manchester. Were the promises of regeneration justified?


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: Peter White

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Parliamentary Questions

The penultimate edition of the series that takes a look at the lighter side of the despatch box. Hosted by Steve Richards. Producer Ed Morrish


Unknown: Steve Richards.
Producer: Ed Morrish

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Sky High

By Helen Brandom. Cissie and Fred, residents on tne
15th floor of Crownhill Heights, are lookingforward to their diamond wedding anniversary until, that is, notice arrives that their block is due for demolition and they are to go into a home. At first it seems they they will go quietly, but then Cissie has a better idea.
Director Eoin O'Callaghan


Unknown: Helen Brandom.
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Cissie: Elizabeth Spriggs
Fred: Bernard Hepton
Judith: Lizzie McLnnerny
MrsAlcock: Alice Arnold
Mrs Akpata: Anni Domingo
David: Roger Hyams
The postman: Ian Jeffes
TV announcer: Georgie Alexander

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bunny Guinness, Anne Swithinbank and Pippa Greenwood answer questions from gardeners at
Goldsithney, nearPenzance in Cornwall. Eric Robson is in the Chair. Shortened at 2pm


Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Cornwall. Eric Robson

: Father Figures: 3: The Mysterious Affair

by John Mortimer. Freddy becomes convinced that his father has played a gruesome part in his grandfather's sudden disappearance. Read by Bernard Cribbins. For details see Monday


Author: John Mortimer
Reader: Bernard Cribbins

: Pants on Fire

3: Signs of Lies. How everything we say and do betrays our lies, including body language and micro expressions we can't control. Featuring mind-games magician Derren Brown. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Derren Brown.

: Thinking Allowed

Laurie Taylor hears how the Caribbean carnival tradition has helped forge new black identities in Britain and transformed British celebratory practices. Producer Jacqueline Smith


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Jacqueline Smith

: All in the Mind

Can you cure depression in a day? Dr Raj Persaud is sceptical, but in the interests of his programme he goes to one of Joe Griffin 's workshops to find out. Discoverwhether he thought the mixture of dream-sequencing and cognitive behavioural therapy would work miracles. And the programme asks: would the psychology of shame really help to stop criminals re-Offending? Repeated from yesterday at 9pm


Unknown: Dr Raj Persaud
Unknown: Joe Griffin

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.

: A Whole 'Nother Story

By Amanda Murphy. The tale of Cassie and Pete, who'd make a great couple if they weren't too busy being friends. 1: Have you ever thought your partner was more interested in your friends than you? If so, you're one step ahead of Cassie's new boyfriend and Pete's new girlfriend.
Director Graham Frost


Unknown: Amanda Murphy.
Director: Graham Frost
Cassie: Debra Stephenson
Pete: Dave Lamb
: Dad Mlkegrady
: Mother Brigitforsyth
Jenny: Mika Simmons
Simon: Shaun Dooley
PJ: Brendan Burns

: The Archers

Nigel finds another hobby. Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

John Wilson chairs the arts show, and reports on Standing in the Shadows of Motown, Paul Justman 's film documentary about the long-overlooked studio band who performed on countless Motown hits during the 1960s. Producer Angharad Law


Unknown: John Wilson
Unknown: Paul Justman

: Wuthering Heights

By Emily Bronte. 8: An Angel Steps into Hell Nelly Dean receives a distressing letter from
Isabella, who tells the story of the first few weeks of her marriage. VisitingWuthering Heights, Nelly is forced by Heathcliff to make an impossible choice.
Fordetails see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Emily Bronte.
Isabella: Fritha Goodey
Heathcliff: Tom Goodman-Hill
Nelly: Deborah McAndrew
Hindley: John Flitcroft
Joseph: Dave Hill
The house: Tracy-Ann OBEnnan

: The Moral Maze

Michael Buerk chairs another live debate in which Michael Gove , Claire Fox , Ian Hargreaves and Melanie Phillips cross-examine witnesses who hold passionate but conflicting views.
Producer David Coomes Repeated Satuday at 10.15pm


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Michael Gove
Unknown: Claire Fox
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves
Unknown: Melanie Phillips
Producer: David Coomes

: Brandreth Rules

3: Gyles Brandreth explains how to deal with the Whips, how to impress them, how to avoid them and how to make them your friends. With contributions from parliamentarians, including Matthew Parris , Edwina Currie , Lord Hurd and Jonathan Aitken. Producer John Turnbull Repeated from Sunday 10.45pm


Unknown: Gyles Brandreth
Unknown: Matthew Parris
Unknown: Edwina Currie
Unknown: Jonathan Aitken.
Producer: John Turnbull

: Connect

Rre, Fire. Each year around 600 people die in house fires and many more suffer from disfiguring burns.
Quentin Cooperdiscovers how firefighters, scientists and technologists are working together in the increasingly complex battle against fire in the home. Producer Angela Hind


Unknown: Quentin Cooperdiscovers
Producer: Angela Hind

: Leading Lives

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Something Might Happen

3: Mick must identify the body and Lacey begins to ask questions about the relationships within the two families. Fordetails see Monday

: The Bigger Issues

Comedy written by and starring Dave Lamb ,
Jim North and Nick Walker. 1: The Crows. The team is back, but this time their campaign against injustice is hampered by their being in prison. Keith has hit on the perfect escape plan. All he needs is agiantcake. With Richie Webb. ProducerGareth Edwards


Unknown: Dave Lamb
Unknown: Jim North
Unknown: Nick Walker.
Unknown: Richie Webb.

: Soul Music

A re-run of the series about music that makes the hairs stand up on the back of your neck.
1: Fever. The history behind Peggy Lee 's hit song. Producer Sara Conkey


Unknown: Peggy Lee
Producer: Sara Conkey

: News

: Book of the Week: A Thing in Disguise

Part 3. 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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