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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Very Rev John Miller.


Unknown: John Miller.

: Farming Today

With Miriam O'Reilly.


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly.

: Today

With James Naughtie and Carolyn Quinn.
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 the Rt Rev Richard Harries.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.
Unknown: David Wilby.
Unknown: Richard Harries.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway is the founder of the first children's hospice, Sister Frances Dominica. Shortened repeat from Sunday at 11.15am


Unknown: Frances Dominica.

: Book of the Week: The Caliban Shore

5/5 What happened to the women and children from the Grosvenor? Did they perish shortly afterthe shipwreck or did they have a more remarkable fate? For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am

: Act of Worship

Presented by the Rev Ernest Rea.


Unknown: Rev Ernest Rea.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Martha Kearney.
10.45 Making Hay 5/5.
Series editor Jill Burridge Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Deep Blue .

1/3. Washington DC blues singer Michael Roach searches for the roots of his music, starting in the hill country above the Mississippi Delta where the fife music of Otha Turner has been carried in a direct line from the west coast of Africa. Producer Paul Evans


Singer: Michael Roach
Unknown: Otha Turner
Producer: Paul Evans

: More Mr Mulliner

2/4. By PG Wodehouse, dramatised for radio by Roger Davenport.
The Ordeal of Osbert Mulliner. As Mr Mullinertells it, Osbert Mulliner 's troubles began - as so often happens - when he fell in love. Threatened by a jealous and violent explorer as well as by the damsel's s uncle. Osbert sees no alternative but flight.
Producer/Director Ned Chaillet
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A selection of short stories from
MrMulliner and More Mr Mulliner is available on CD from good retail outlets orfrom www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Roger Davenport.
Unknown: Osbert Mulliner.
Unknown: Mr Mullinertells
Unknown: Osbert Mulliner
Director: Ned Chaillet
Unknown: Mr Mulliner
Mr Mulliner: Richard Griffiths
Miss Postlethwaite/Mabel: Matilda Ziegler
A Dry Sherry/Osbert: Peter Damey
A Pint of: Stout/major General/
Earnest: David Timson
A Port/Parker/Harold: Peter Acre
A Light Ale/Pavel/ Baschford-Braddock: Stephen Critchlow

: You and Yours

Presented by Liz Barclay and John Waite.
Series editor Andrew Smith
PHONE: [number removed] email: vouandyourswtJbcco.uK


Presented By: Liz Barclay
Presented By: John Waite.
Editor: Andrew Smith

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke. Editor Richard Clark


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Richard Clark

: Feedback

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: The Perfect Husband

By Anji Loman Reid. Joan is delighted to be working at last and is determined to fit in with the other employees at Bridlington Brides - even if it means noniurine un a husband.
Producer/Director Pam Fraser Solomon


Unknown: Anji Loman Reid.
Director: Pam Fraser Solomon
Joan: Penelope Wilton
Charlie: Philip Fox
Beverlev: Elizabeth Bell
Margaret: Noreen Kershaw
Melody: Cherie Taylor-Battlste

: Changing Places

The Wind Farmers. Dismayed by a 70 per cent drop in their income, three hill farmers in North Wales decided to cash in on the power of wind, one of their most obvious assets. Sandra Sykes hears their expansion proposals, which face criticism from concerned local residents. Producer Julian Hector


Unknown: Sandra Sykes
Producer: Julian Hector

: Once Seen

5/5. Once Seen by Adam Thorpe. Read by Colleen Prendergast. For details see Monday


Unknown: Adam Thorpe.
Read By: Colleen Prendergast.

: Cookbooks That Changed the World

5/5. The Chez Panisse Cookbook. Writer Ben Rogers concludes his exploration of food history through important cookbooks with a look at Alice Waters's 1980s cookbook, which launched Californian cuisine and encouraged people to look at other cultures for culinary inspiration. For details see Monday


Unknown: Ben Rogers

: Law in Action

3/9. The Home Secretary claims that a planned national victims' fund will support people whose lives are ruined by crime. Marcel Berlins asks how victims will be helped and if they will be persuaded to report crime and help secure more convictions. Producer Simon Coates Editor Nicola Meyrick


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Simon Coates
Editor: Nicola Meyrick

: 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 PeterRippon


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: The Best of Dead Ringers

4/6. Another in the series of prime sketches from the hit impressionist show.
Producer Ed Morrish Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Many episodes of Dead Ringers are available on CD. with some also available on audio cassette, from retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Producer: Ed Morrish

: The Archers

Christopher's causing problems.
Written by Paul Brodrick Director Kate Oates Editor Vanessa Whitburn
ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to[address removed]


Written By: Paul Brodrick
Director: Kate Oates
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Richard Attlee
Alistair: Michael Lumsden
Shula: Judy Bennett
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Jack: Arnold Peters
Peggy: June Spencer
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
William: Philip Molioy
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Emma: Felicity Jones
Caroline: Sara Coward
Matt: Kim Durham
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Oliver: Michael Cochrane
Alan: John Telfer
Ian: Stephen Kennedy
Ashok: Lyndam Gregory

: Front Row

Mark Lawson presents the arts magazine. Producer Robyn Read


Unknown: Mark Lawson

: Making Hay

5/5. BySueTeddern. A wrycomedyconcerningthe shifting relationships of five friends and family on a 52-mile walking holiday along Offa's Dyke. Day 5: Longtown to Hay-on-Wye
For more details and cast see Monday Repeated from 10.45am

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience in Colchester puts questions to a panel that includes Labour MP and chairman of the culture, media and sport select committee Gerald Kaufman , Conservative transport spokesman
Damian Green , journalist Rosie Boycott and writer AN Wilson. Producer Victoria Wakely Rptd tomorrow 1.15pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Gerald Kaufman
Unknown: Damian Green
Unknown: Rosie Boycott
Unknown: An Wilson.
Producer: Victoria Wakely Rptd

: Letter from America

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


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The Friday Play: Love Me, Liberace

By Christopher William Hill. A black comedy woven into the real events surrounding Liberace's 1959 libel trial against the Daily Mirror. East End teenager Owen Clancy is struggling with his sexuality and with his relationship with his mother, Esme. Emotions escalate when Owen and Esme compete for the affections of Owen's piano teacher, Mr Doyle , and then erupt during Liberace's celebrated legal battle.
Other parts played by John Rowe , Philip Fox , loan Meredith and Christopher William Hill Pianist Colin Guthrie Producer/Director Liz Webb


Unknown: Christopher William Hill.
Unknown: Owen Clancy
Unknown: Mr Doyle
Played By: John Rowe
Played By: Philip Fox
Owen: Freddy White
Esme: Frances Barber
Maurice: James Fleet
Liberace: Henry Goodman
Flo Kellway: Ann Beach

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.
Editor David Stevenson


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Editor: David Stevenson

: Book at Bedtime:

The Probable Future
10/10. By Alice Hoffman. "Love ambushed you, it lay in wait, dormant for days or years." For details see Monday


Unknown: Alice Hoffman.

: Off the Page

4/10. Multicultural Britain. Is this just a woolly minded buzzword? Matthew Parris invites three writers, Reshma S Ruia, Archie Markham and Leone Ross , to ponder the meaning of these words. Producer Peter Everett


Unknown: Matthew Parris
Unknown: Archie Markham
Unknown: Leone Ross
Producer: Peter Everett

: Today in Parliament

The day's debates plus reports from the committee rooms. With Mark D'Arcy. Series editor Peter Knowles


Unknown: Mark D'Arcy.
Editor: Peter Knowles

: News

: Book of the Week: The Caliban Shore

5/5. 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.

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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