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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Judy Merry.


Unknown: Judy Merry.

: Farming Today

With Miriam O'Reilly.
Producer Sarah Hughes


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly.
Producer: Sarah Hughes

: Today

With Edward Stourton and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Indarjit Singh.


Unknown: Edward Stourton
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Indarjit Singh.

: Voices of the Powerless

Melvyn Bragg returns with six documentaries chronicling how the great events of British history have affected the lives of ordinary people, as heard through their own words. 1: Man and Manufacture Bragg is in Lancashire to explore the warp and weft of the Industrial Revolution.
Producer Simon Elmes Repeated at 9.30pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: The first six of this 12-part series are available on a single CD from 4 August at good retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Simon Elmes

: Rare Books, Rare People

Antiquarian bookseller and academic Rick Gegoski returns with another five-part series about how some of the great novels came to be published. 1: The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. Producer Ivan Howlett


Unknown: Rick Gegoski
Unknown: Oscar Wilde.
Producer: Ivan Howlett

: Daily Service

Presented by the Rev Brian Haymes. The Church s
One Foundation (Aurelia). 2 Corinthians 5, wll-17. And I Saw a New Heaven (Archer). Love Divine, All Loves Excelling (Blaenwern). Director of music Jeffrey Makinson.


Unknown: Brian Haymes.
Music: Jeffrey Makinson.

: Book

of the Week: A Thing in DisguiseBy Kate Colquhoun , read by George Baker. Joseph Paxton turns his attention to designing a vast glass palace for the Great Exhibition of 1851. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


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

: Woman's Hour

( from 10.35) Presented from Manchester by Jenni Murray.


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: Test Match Special

England v South Africa
From Edgbaston, the first day of the First Test Match between England and South Africa. With commentary by Jonathan Agnew , Henry Blofeld , Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Neil Manthorp. Including at
12.45 County Talk, live discussion with players around the country. Plus News at 1.15 and 3.25.
Producer Peter Baxter * Approximate time
What's sexy about sport?: page 27


Commentary By: Jonathan Agnew
Commentary By: Henry Blofeld
Commentary By: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Commentary By: Neil Manthorp.
Producer: Peter Baxter

: Wuthering Heights

Part 9. Drama r epeated at 7.45pm

: Crossing Continents

Tim Whewell travels to Iraq to find out how evidence of Saddam Hussein 's crimes can be used to bring his henchmen to justice. Whewelljoins a team of British forensic archaeologists trying to identify the Victims Of Saddam's brutal rule. Producer Caroline Pare


Unknown: Tim Whewell
Unknown: Saddam Hussein

: Custodians of the Word

How should the work and reputations of writers be protected aftertheirdeath? Martin Wainwright seeks enlightenment from Amanda Conquy , Andrew Motion , Michael Holroyd and Humphrey Carpenter. Producer Merilyn Harris


Unknown: Martin Wainwright
Unknown: Amanda Conquy
Unknown: Andrew Motion
Unknown: Michael Holroyd
Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter.
Producer: Merilyn Harris

: You and Yours

With Diana Madill and Peter White. An expert panel discusses the findings of disability access week.


Unknown: Diana Madill
Unknown: Peter White.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Open Country

Explorations in the British countryside. Extended at 6.10am

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Ghost on the Moor

By Peter Wolf. A romantic drama, set on the Yorkshire moors. Graham has become something of a recluse since a dramatic break-up with his childhood sweetheart. But a new and unexpected relationship is to have a carthatic effect on him. Director Cherry Cookson


Unknown: Peter Wolf
Director: Cherry Cookson
Graham: Robert Glenister
Geraldine: Jennie Stoller
Joe: John Turner
Katrina: Jasmine Hyde
Paul: Thomas Arnold

: Check Up

rln the first of a new series of the health phone-in, Barbara Myers puts your questions on the cause and I - treatment of hayfeverto a leading expert. PHONE: [number removed] email: checkup@bbc.co.uk Producer Michelle Martin


Unknown: Barbara Myers
Producer: Michelle Martin

: Radio 4 Appeal

Simon Callow appeals on behalf of the Neurofibromatosis Association. Donations: [address removed] Credit-card donations: [number removed] Repeat of Sun 7.55am


Unknown: Simon Callow

: Father Figures

4: The Internet Explorer. By Helon Habila. A Nigerian teenager fears he is losing his fatherto the internet. Read by Chiwetel Ejiofor. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Helon Habila.
Read By: Chiwetel Ejiofor.

: Pants on Fire

4: On My Baby's Eyes. How police and fraud investigators detect our lies. Martin Plimmer is not good at spotting lies but not worse, it turns out, than the average policeman. For details see Monday


Unknown: Martin Plimmer

: Open Book

Mariella Frostrup talks to Alexander McCall Smith about the latest in his series of novels set in a ladies' detective agency in Botswana. And, as two biographies of Robert Fitzroy are published, biographers discuss "biography wars". Repeated from Sunday at 4pm


Talks: Mariella Frostrup
Unknown: Alexander McCall Smith
Unknown: Robert Fitzroy

: The Material World

Quentin Cooper looks at the technology behind the crash-test dummy and examines the advances made possible by every driver's mute friend. Producer Jonathan Fildes EMAIL: material.world@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Quentin Cooper
Producer: Jonathan Fildes

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Carolyn Quinn.


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.

: In Conversation with....

Paul Jackson 's final interviewee of the series is the comedian, actor and chat-show host Graham Norton. Produced by Katie Marsden


Unknown: Paul Jackson
Unknown: Graham Norton.
Produced By: Katie Marsden

: The Archers

Brian makes a shocking discovery. Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson presents the arts magazine. Producer Ekene Akalawu


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Ekene Akalawu

: Wuthering Heights

By Emily Bronte. 9: To Live Without a Soul
Catherine's illness gets worse and Edgar gets angry with Nelly for shielding him from the truth. Heathcliff arrives atThrushcross Grange-an uninvited guest.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Emily Bronte.
Catherine: Cathryn Bradshaw
Heathcliff: Tom Goodman-Hill
Edgar: Jonathan Keeble
Nelly: Deborah McAndrew
The house: Tracy-Ann OBErman

: Footprints

2: Show Us the Money. Writer and criminal lawyer Frances Fyfield follows the story of two police finance investigators as they set out to freeze and seize the ill-gotten gains of a suspected drug dealer in North Yorkshire. Producer PaulKobrak


Unknown: Frances Fyfield

: Analysis

The Numbers Game. Asylum and migration continue to be hotly debated. But with ministers and their critics on the left and right declining to be precise about either principles or numbers, has the argument been mealy-mouthed? David Walker asks why both public and policy-makers have allowed fundamental questions of rights, identity and collective choice to be obfuscated.
Producer Ingrid Hassler Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm


Unknown: David Walker
Producer: Ingrid Hassler

: Costing the Earth

Bug Eats Bug. Could vicious predators save the British countryside from insect invastion? Tom Feilden investigates. Producer Alasdair Cross


Producer: Alasdair Cross

: Voices of the Powerless

Repeat of 9am

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: Something Might Happen

4: The police have their first suspect. For details see Monday

: Losers

Comedy by Niall Ashdown and Luke Sorba. The One About the Friends. Niall and Luke are still losers - 40-something and still unfulfilled. Then Luke discovers a website devoted to old schoolfriends and hatches a plan for success.... but will Niall and his Sister Julie play along? Producer Martin Dempsey


Comedy By: Niall Ashdown
Comedy By: Luke Sorba.
Producer: Martin Dempsey

: Soul Music

The series about music that makes the hairs stand up on the back of your neck. 2: The Pathétique.
Tchaikovsky died nine days after the premiere of his Symphony No 6. Producer Lucy Lunt


Producer: Lucy Lunt

: News

: Book of the Week: A Thing in Disguise

AMPart4. Repeatedfrom9.45am

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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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