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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Dr Karen Smith .


Unknown: Dr Karen Smith

: Today

With James Naughtie and John Humphrys.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Robert Orchard and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Canon David Winter.
8.32 LWonlv Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: David Wilby.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway today is the entertainer
Jimmy TarbUCk. ShortenedrepeatfromSundayat 11.15am


Unknown: Jimmy Tarbuck.

: Act of Worship

Presented by Oliver McTernan.


Presented By: Oliver McTernan.

: Book of the Week: A Round-Heeled Woman

5/5. By Jane Juska. Read by Margaret Robertson. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Jane Juska.
Read By: Margaret Robertson.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Martha Kearney.
10.45 Saplings 10/10. Woman's Hour drama. Series editor Jill Burridge Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Civvy Street

3/3 Michael Nicholson meets servicemen and women who have left Britain's armed forces and hears how they adjusted to life in Civvy Street.
The Hermit. Peter Joseph always knew he would serve, and the proudest moment of his life remains his participation in the Falklands War. He tells Michael Nicholson how a succession of setbacks and the break-up of his marriage has meant he wants nothingto do with Civvy Street, preferring his own company and the company of those with whom he served in the south Atlantic. Producer Paul Kobrak


Unknown: Michael Nicholson
Unknown: Peter Joseph
Producer: Paul Kobrak

: Radio Fun

3/3 Bob Monkhouse takes a final look at the children's comic Radio Fun. With Benny Hill, Stan Stennett and Norman Wisdom. Plus the last instalment of The Falcon.


Presenter: Bob Monkhouse
Unknown: Benny Hill
Producer: Angela Sherwin

: You and Yours

With John Waite and Liz Barclay.
Editor Andrew Smith
PHONE: [number removed] email: youandyours@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: John Waite
Unknown: Liz Barclay.
Editor: Andrew Smith

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke. Editor Richard Clark


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Richard Clark

: Feedback

New series 1/11. Roger Bolton with listeners'views and opinions on BBC radio programmes and policy.
ADDRESS: Feedback,PO Box 2100, London W1A 1QT Fax: [number removed]. Phone: [number removed] Email: feedback@bbc.co.uk
Producer Margaret Budy Repeated on Sunday


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Margaret Budy

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Vanquishing the Gorbals

By Carmen Walton. Semi-autobiograpnicai u, ama aboutthe author's parents. , h
When George meets Mags it's in one of the most deprived areas of Europe in the 1950s -the Gorbals in Glasgow. There's an instant attraction, and despite their surroundings, they make music together.
Later George will give Mags his mosttreasureu possession - a tattered copy of the Communist
Manifpstn. Rut can their ideals and passi.on survive
Producer/Director Pauline Harris


Unknown: Carmen Walton.
Director: Pauline Harris
George: Gary Lewis
Mags: Myra McFadyen
Emma: Emma Atkins
Alec: James Lauren
Peterson: Glenn Cunningham
Young Emma: Lysen Edward

: Changing Places

2/6 The Family Service. Steve Chalke visits a community business in Bensham, Gateshead, which, in offering affordable childcare, is well ahead of its time. StChad'sCommunityProjectoffersa whole range of care services for children as well as providing family support, and is believed to have lowered local truancy and crime figures. With many of its staff drawn from the locality it has brought a confidence to the area, but in spite of its success, its future is by no means certain. Producer Sandra Sykes


Unknown: Steve Chalke
Producer: Sandra Sykes

: After the Revolution

5/5 Five stories set in countries that are recovering from revolution. Today's story by Giaconda Belli is set in Nicaragua. For details see Monday


Story By: Giaconda Belli

: Rare Books, Rare People

5/5 The Catcher in the Rye: JD
Salinger Salinger 's portrayal of a new breed of American - the 1950s teenager-remains the quintessential novel Of modern American youth. For details see Monday


Unknown: Salinger Salinger

: Word of Mouth

7 /8 Ganache! Montelimar! Montezuma! Do such words make your taste buds tingle? They may well do if you love chocolate - or xocoatl, as the bean that
Christopher Columbus was given in 1502 was called bv the Nicaraguans. Plus the fast-talking, wise-cracking, horn-tooting words of the Marx Brothers as fans everywhere celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of the brothers' writer, S J Perelman. Producer Sara Jane Hall Repeated on Sunday


Unknown: Christopher Columbus
Unknown: J Perelman.
Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: The Message

Jenni Murray and guests discuss how current media trends affect our lives. Producer Cecile Wright


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Producer: Cecile Wright

: PM

With Eddie Mair. Editor Peter Rippon


Unknown: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The News Quiz

An innovative look at the week's news with Simon Hoggart , Alan Coren , Linda Smith , Andy Hamilton and a special guest.
Producer Simon Nicholls Repeated tomorrow
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A selection of episodes, and a celebration of the first 25 years of The News Quiz, is available on audio cassette or CD from retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Linda Smith
Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Producer: Simon Nicholls

: The Archers

The sleep-outgets underway.
Written by Keri Davies Director Kate Oates Editor Vanessa Whitburn
ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]


Written By: Keri Davies
Director: Kate Oates
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Alistair: Michael Lumsden
Shula: Judy Bennett
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Adam: Andrew Wincott
Alice: Hollie Chapman
Christine: Lesley Saweard
jack: Arnold Peters
Peggy: June Spencer
Sid: Alan Devereux
Fallon: Joanna Van Kampen
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarne: Rosanna Aaams
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Mike: Terry Molloy
Hayley: Lucy Davis
Usha: Souad Faress
Bert: Eric Allan
Kirsty: Annabelle Dowler
Alan: John Telfer
Amy: Natalia Keery-Fisher
Luke: Tom George
Mabel: Mona Hammond
Ian: Stephen Kennedy

: Front Row

With Francine Stock. Producer Timothy Prosser


Unknown: Francine Stock.
Producer: Timothy Prosser

: Saplings

10/10. Home. Laurel has run awayfrom school and finds herself alone in London.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience in John Moores University, Liverpool, puts questions on issues of the week to a panel that includes Conservative Party chairman Liam Fox , and Menzies Campbell, Liberal Democrat deputy leader and shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.
Producer Victoria Wakely Repeated tomorrow


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Liam Fox
Producer: Victoria Wakely

: Letter from America

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


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The Friday Play: Dolphin Therapy

By Nat Segnit. Chris Langham stars in a satirical comedy about a man who finds a cure for his deoression in a vicious Glaswegian dolphin.
Director Jeremy Mortimer


Unknown: Nat Segnit.
Unknown: Chris Langham
Director: Jeremy Mortimer
Gwyn: Chris Langham
Anne: Suzanna Hamilton
Dean: Alex Ferns
Greg: Damian Lynch
Carl: Damian Lynch
Emma: Frances Jeater
Ruth: Gbemisola Ikumeio
Clive: Declan Wilson
Marc: Chris Moran
Joyce: Lydia Leonard

: The World Tonight

With Robin LuStig. Editor David Stevenson


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Editor: David Stevenson

: Book at Bedtime: Far from the Madding Crowd

15/15. "The man hav learnt to say 'my wife' in a most wonderful naterel way, considering how very youthful he is in wedlock - hey, neighbours all?" Bathsheba's future is at last decided.
(For details see Monday)

: The Copysnatchers

The talk show that invites guests from around the world to observe the British from a foreign perspective. With David Aaronovitch. Producer Natasha Maw


Unknown: David Aaronovitch.
Producer: Natasha Maw

: Today in Parliament

The day's debates plus reports from the Committee rooms and features on Parliament. Presented by Mark D'Arcy. Producer Peter Knowles.


Presented By: Mark D'Arcy.
Producer: Peter Knowles.

: News

: Book

of the Week: A Round-Heeled
Woman 5/5. 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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