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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Andrew Graystone.


Unknown: Andrew Graystone.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday In Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Rob Marshall.
8.32 L W only Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Rob Marshall.

: Midweek

Lively and diverse conversation with Libby Purves and herguests. Producer ChrisPaling Shortened rpt at 9.30pm


Unknown: Libby Purves

: Book of the Week: Toast - The Story ofa Boy's Hunger

Written and read by Nigel Slater.
3: Left to his dad's tender kitchen mercies, Nigel welcomes the new cleaner's culinary skill, but there's something going on ... For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Read By: Nigel Slater.

: Daily Service

Presented by the Rev Tony Burnham. Praise the Lord! Ye Heavens, Adore Him (Austna). John 8 w12-19, Shine Your Light (Tore WAas). Light of the World (Hughes). Director of music Andy Silver.


Unknown: Tony Burnham.
Music: Andy Silver.

: Woman's Hour

Presented byJenni Murray.
10.45 Mansfield Park Part 3 Drama repeated at 7.45pm

: Mapping the Town

3: Winchelsea. Today, the Sussex coast town is a quintessentially chocolate-box English village. Yet
700 years ago it was an influential port, importing five million bottles of wine each year. Presenter
Julian Richards examines the historical evidence that reveals how Winchelsea was left high and dry bytideandtime. Producer Mark Smalley


Presenter: Julian Richards
Producer: Mark Smalley

: A Whole 'Nother Story

New series The return of Amanda Murphy s comedy drama about two friends who would be a great couple if they weren such good friends. 1: The Watchers.
With Pete living in Amenca, Cassie is getting on with life without him. She's more than happy spending her free time vacuuming, dusting and doing tax returns. Maybe she's not coping as well as she thought.
Director Dawn Ellis


Unknown: Amanda Murphy
Director: Dawn Ellis
Cassie: Debra Stephenson
Pete: Dave Lamb
Bill: Mike Grady
pj: Brendan Burns

: You and Yours

With Diana Madill and Winifred Robinson.


Unknown: Diana Madill
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Food Quiz

New series. Journalist and food critic Jay Rayner puts well known gastronomes through their culinary paces This week's panellists are Hugh Fearnley -Whittingstall, Clarissa Dickson Wright , herb queen Jekka McVicarand chef scientist Heston Blumenthal. Producer Rebecca Wells


Unknown: Jay Rayner
Unknown: Hugh Fearnley
Unknown: Clarissa Dickson Wright
Unknown: Jekka McVicarand
Unknown: Heston Blumenthal.
Producer: Rebecca Wells

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: McLevy

Continuing David Ashton 's popular detective stories set in Victorian Edinburgh. 4: Stab in the Back. A desperate race againsttime for McLevy and Constable Mulholland as a hired killer roams the Hark back-alleys of Leith.
Director Patrick Rayner (R)


Unknown: David Ashton
Unknown: Victorian Edinburgh
Unknown: Constable Mulholland
Director: Patrick Rayner
McLevy: Brian Cox
Mistress Brash: Slobhan Redmond
Mullholand: Michael Perceval-Maxwell
The Countess: Maureen Beattie
Lt Roach: David Ashton
Binny Tam: Dean Burn
Logan: Tom Smith
Jessie: Tracy Wiles
Ellen: Sandra Clark
Cab driver: James Newall

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bunny Guinness, Bob Rowerdew and Matthew Biggs are in the potting shed answering questions sent in by post. Eric Robson is in the chair. Shortened at 2pm


Unknown: Bob Rowerdew
Unknown: Matthew Biggs
Unknown: Eric Robson

: Tartan Noir

3: The Martyrdom of Bunchy by Hannah McGill , read by Crawford Logan. A dog decides to take his murderous revenge upon a visitor to the house whom he particularly dislikes. A martyr to the cause, as always. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Hannah McGill
Read By: Crawford Logan.

: Emotional Rollercoaster

3: Guilt. It's the emotion that has you squirming in your seat and wishing you could re-write history.
Claudia Hammond investigates guilt and its close relative, shame. Producer Marya Burgess (R)


Unknown: Claudia Hammond
Producer: Marya Burgess

: Thinking Allowed

Laurie Taylor hears of the efforts made by the wives and girlfriends of long-term prisoners to keep the family together, as well as how the incarceration has transformed family life. Producer Jacqueline Smith


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Jacqueline Smith

: Case Notes

In the UK, chronic back pain and sports injuries account for millions of days of sick leave each year.
Dr Mark Porter explores how the emerging discipline of musculoskeletal medicine could improve the lives of patients with such injuries and drive down healthcare COStS. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm


Unknown: Dr Mark Porter

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Ritula Shah.


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Ritula Shah.

: Double Income No Kids Yet

Comedy drama by David Spicer. 3: When Daniel's brother suggests a night in the pub and Lucy's best friend meets a new man, their plans for a week away from other people's problems come seriously unstuck. Starring Liz Carling and David Tennant , with Joanna Brookes , Robert Harley , Nasreen Hussain and Polly Frame. ProducerUzAnstee(R)


Unknown: David Spicer.
Unknown: Liz Carling
Unknown: David Tennant
Unknown: Joanna Brookes
Unknown: Robert Harley
Unknown: Nasreen Hussain

: The Archers

An old face arrives in Ambridge.
Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Francine Stock with arts news,including a report on Zoomorphic, an exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London that focuses on new architecture inspired by animal forms. Producer Nicki Paxman


Unknown: Francine Stock
Unknown: Albert Museum
Producer: Nicki Paxman

: Mansfield Park

By Jane Austen. 3: Atripto Mr Rushworth 's estate has unforeseen consequences for the whole party.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Jane Austen.
Unknown: Atripto Mr Rushworth
Jane Austen: Amanda Root
Fanny: Felicity Jones
Edmund: Benedict Cumberbatch
Mrs Norris: Julia McKenzle
Henry: James Callts
Mary: Susan Lynch
Maria: Kate Fieetwood
Julia: Jemima Rooper
Rushworth: Toby Jones

: The Commission

Taking Liberties. In the three years since the Human Rights Act was introduced it has brought cases to court covering everything from care for the elderly to whether burglars can sue their victims. Could civil liberties be undermining rather than improving our society? The programme looks at plans to further extend citizens' rights. With Nick Ross.
Producer Sara Nathan Repeated on Saturday at 10. 15pm


Unknown: Nick Ross.
Producer: Sara Nathan

: Not While I'm Alive, He Ain't

In the last part of a series about political rivalries,
Brian Walden examines the bitterfeud between the former Labour leader Hugh Gaitskell and the left-winger Aneurin Bevan.
Producer Martin Rosenbaum Repeated from Sunday 10.45pm


Unknown: Brian Walden
Leader: Hugh Gaitskell
Unknown: Aneurin Bevan.
Producer: Martin Rosenbaum

: Patient Progress: Strokes

Isabel Fraser hears from doctors and patients about the experience of having, treating and recovering from a stroke. 1: A Life-Altering Event Stroke is the third-biggest killer and the greatest cause of disability in the UK. Fraser learns about the impact a stroke has on patients and theirfamilies. Readings byCrawford Logan. Producer Monise Durrani


Unknown: Isabel Fraser
Producer: Monise Durrani

: Midweek

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Double Vision

By Pat Barker. Part 8. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Pat Barker.

: Ronan the Amphibian

By Niall Clark. 5: Glaucous. Ronan and his guides survive being almost buried alive but there's only one way to go - down through Glaucous's lair. As Spirothe hermit crab says, "Ohwell, pincers crossed."
Producer Mana Esposito


Unknown: Niall Clark.
Producer: Mana Esposito
Ronan: Alex Lowe
Loupe: Adjoa Andoh
Spiro: Phil Nice
Twisty: David Holt
Glaucous: Tom Urle
The Brate/Creatures of the Deep: Mart Hogarth

: The Problem with Adam Bloom

5: Lending Things. Neither a borrower nor a lender be. Adam Bloom explores what happens when you give something to someone and then ask for it back. With stand-up reconstructions and help from Rob Rouse. Producer Adam Bromley


Unknown: Rob Rouse.
Producer: Adam Bromley

: Today in Parliament

Today's business in Westminster, highlighting Prime Minister's Questions.

: News

: Book

of the Week: Toast - The Story of a Boy's Hunger 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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