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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Canon Ralph Godsall.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Today

With Sarah Montague and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament With David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Indarjit Singh.
8.51 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: David Wilby.
Unknown: Indarjit Singh.

: The Long View

Jonathan Freedland and guests go in search of the past behind the present, exploring a moment in history that illuminates a contemporary debate. Producer Virginia Crompton Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Jonathan Freedland

: On a Wing and a Prayer

The last of the series uncovering the world of African missionary pilots. 5: The Miracle of Sight. How
Christian Blind Mission reaches the unreachable and brings the gift of sight to the sightless. Producer Caroline Pare

: Daily Service

Presented by the Rt Rev George Stack. Let Us Break
Bread Togetherwith the Lord (American). Luke 14, w 15-24 Love Bade Me Welcome (Vaughan
Williams). The Trumpets Sound (Kendrick). Director of music Gordon Stewart.


Unknown: George Stack.
Music: Gordon Stewart.

: Book of the Week: Ricky

Ricky Tomlinson reads from his autobiography.
2: Tomlinson starts out as a plasterer, and at night he plays the banjo on the boisterous Liverpool pub Circuit. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Ricky Tomlinson

: Woman's Hour

Live broadcast from the Women's Library, east London, in a debate to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Suffragette movement. What does feminism mean to you? Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Our Kath Part 7. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.

: Nature

Stopping the Flood - a Watery History ofbritain
Lionel Kelleway visits a pilot river-restoration project and asks whether the restocking of our rivers could prevent floods as well as being a boon to wildlife.
Producer Sheena Duncan Repeated from yesterday at 9pm


Producer: Sheena Duncan

: Double Trouble

This week Stuart Maconie looks at the double act of Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones , a multi-talented duo with directing, writing and producing strings to their bows. Producer Angela Sherwin


Unknown: Stuart MacOnie
Unknown: Mel Smith
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Producer: Angela Sherwin

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Peter White.
Including at 12.30 Call You and Yours. PHONE: [number removed] Lines open from 10am


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Peter White.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke at the Conservative Party conference in Blackpool.


Unknown: Nick Clarke

: Music for the Brotherhood

Freemasonry and music seem to have had the most fraternal of relationships. But why did the likes of Mozart Haydn , Sibelius and Sullivan find themselves attracted to the Craft? Chris de Souza visits today's Masonic musicians to find out the secrets of their mysterious art and discovers that the footsteps of Mozart are still visible if you look hard enough. Producer Michael Surcombe


Unknown: Mozart Haydn
Producer: Michael Surcombe

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Tull

By Andy Merriman and Rod Wickens. A new play about the football star and First World War hero
Walter Tull , following his battle against racism from his time at Tottenham Hotspur and the revival of his career at Northampton Town through to his years as the first black officer in the British army.
Director/producer Pam Fraser Solomon


Unknown: Andy Merriman
Unknown: Rod Wickens.
Unknown: Walter Tull
Producer: Pam Fraser Solomon
Walter: Paterson Joseph
Edward: Peter de Jersey
Cissie: Syan Blake
AJf: Trevor Fox
Pendleburv: Loan Meredith
MrsWarnock: Jenny Lee
Edward as a child: Tomas Hunt
Walter as a child: Benjamin Minkah

: Making History

Sue Cook presents the series examining listeners' historical queries, exploring avenues of research and uncovering mysteries. EMAIL: making.history@bbc.co.uk Address: [address removed] Producers Ivan Howlett and Nick Patrick


Producers: Ivan Howlett
Producers: Nick Patrick

: Five Tales by RK Narayan

2: Father's Help. Swami tries to get out of going to school by telling his father of his teacher's over-use of the cane on late pupils. But the plan backfires. Fordetails see yesterday

: Behind the Taverna

2: Benidorm Brett Westwood goes to the Spanish resort and finds eagles just a few miles from the tower-blocks. Fordetailsseeyesterday

: Shop Talk

Heather Payton and guests in conversation about the world of business, money and technology. Producer Rosamund Jones


Unknown: Heather Payton
Producer: Rosamund Jones

: The Learning Curve

The wide world of learning, with Libby Purves. Producer Jayne Edgerton Repeated on Sunday at llpm


Unknown: Libby Purves.
Producer: Jayne Edgerton

: PM

With Ritula Shah and Nigel Wrench.


Unknown: Ritula Shah
Unknown: Nigel Wrench.

: Do Nothing 'til You Hear From Me

By Marcus Powell and John Byrne. 2: Roy and his newly reformed quartet prepare for their first gig and decide to inject new blood by hiring a young singer.
Producer Carol Smith


Unknown: Marcus Powell
Unknown: John Byrne.
Producer: Carol Smith
Roy: Ram John Holder
Vi: Yvonne Brewster
George: Sam Kelly
Bernadette: Caroline Lee Johnson
Barry: George Layton
Victor: Marcus Powell
Stella: Lisa Sadovy
Trombonist: Mike Kearsey

: The Archers

Anxious times for Christine.
Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson chairs the arts show and re-assesses the life and career of actor Alec Guinness in the light of a new authorised biography by Piers Paul Read. Producer Robyn Read


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Alec Guinness
Unknown: Piers Paul Read.

: Our Kath

By Claire Luckham. 7: Kathleen is discovered by international conductors and gives herfirst performances of Mahler's music.
!-or details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Claire Luckham.
Kathleen: Becky Hindley
Winifred: Shirley Dixon
William: Alan Williams
Bruno Walter: Robert Rietti

: File on 4

New series With relations between the US and Saudi Arabia already under strain, a worldwide investigation by leading American lawyers is now alleging Saudi complicity in financing terrorism.
Gerry Northam tests the strength of thei r evidence and assesses its impact on the diplomatic tension between Washington and Riyadh.
Producer Jenny Chryss Repeated on Sunday at 5pm


Unknown: Gerry Northam
Producer: Jenny Chryss

: In Touch

Peter White with news for blind and partially sighted people. Producer Cheryl Gabriel


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel

: Case Notes

Navigating the NHS. In the last of the current series, Dr Mark Porter puts listeners' questions to a panel of experts on how to get the best out of the NHS. He asks how to find the perfect GP, how to avoid unnecessary waits to see a specialist and how to go about seeking a second opinion. To have your query raised, email radioscience@bbc.co.uk or ring [number removed] before 6 October.
Producer Erika Wright Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm


Unknown: Dr Mark Porter
Producer: Erika Wright

: The Long View

Repeat of 9am

: Book at Bedtime: The Courage Consort

2: At night in bed in the isolated Belgian chateau,
Catherine Courage hears a mysterious half-human cry coming from the forest. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Catherine Courage

: The Radio Adventurers

Jeffrey Richards explores how some of the great fictional adventurers have fared on radio. 2: Captain Horatio Hornblower. Producer LizAnstee


Unknown: Jeffrey Richards
Unknown: Horatio Hornblower.

: Music for a Tenner

Richard Collins looks at cheap musical instruments from around the world. 1: Keyboards and string instruments. Producers David Corser and Richard Collins


Unknown: Richard Collins
Producers: David Corser
Producers: Richard Collins

: Today in Parliament

Today's business at Westminster, with Mark D'Arcy.


Unknown: Mark D'Arcy.

: News

: Book of the Week: Ricky

Part 2. Repeated from 9.45am

: BBC Schools

3.00 Something to Think About 3.15 Let's Move 3.35 Time to Move 3.55 Stories and Rhymes 4.05 Song Tree 4.25 Maths Adventure Year 3 4.40 Talking Points

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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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