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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Mike Mair.


Unknown: Mike Mair.

: Farming Today

With Miriam O'Reilly.


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly.

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
Coverage of the Chancellor's Budget.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Akhandadhi Das.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Akhandadhi Das.

: Money Box Live Budget Call

Vincent Duggleby and the team answer calls on how yesterday's Budgetwill affect your finances.
Call [number removed]. Lines open 8am Producer Jennifer Clarke


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Jennifer Clarke

: Daily Service

Presented by Christine Morgan. Through the Night of Doubt and Sorrow (Marching). Hebrews 10, wl9-25. Thou Art the Way (Steel). My Hope Rests Firm on Jesus Christ (Getty/Creighton). Director of music Christopher Stokes.


Presented By: Christine Morgan.
Unknown: Jesus Christ
Music: Christopher Stokes.

: Book of the Week: What's My Motivation?

4/5. The Cowardly Lion. A major part in the Wizard ofOz seems too good to be true for Michael Simkins. It is. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Michael Simkins.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Venus By Angela Turvey. 4/5. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Angela Turvey.

: Crossing Continents

3/7 Vesuvius. Scientists admittheydon know when Mount Vesuvius, near Naples, will erupt again orwhat exactly will happen when it does. They hope their instruments will give them as much as two weeks' notice - but they' re not sure. The city authorities are working on a plan to evacuate people from their homes if the worst should happen but many believe the plan is flawed. Malcolm Billings talks to the scientists and the politicians and to the ordinary people who live in the shadow of Vesuvius.
Producer Tony Grant Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm

: Where the Rainbow Ends

Louise Fryer goes in search of a remarkable but largely forgotten piece of Edwardiana. The play
Where the Rainbow Ends ran for almost 50 years on the London stage, had music by Roger Quilter and inspired Italia Conti to create her now famous stage school for children. With excerpts from Clifford Mills's novel read by Edward de Souza. Producers Lyndon Jones and Megan Jones


Unknown: Louise Fryer
Music By: Roger Quilter
Unknown: Italia Conti
Read By: Edward de Souza.
Producers: Lyndon Jones
Producers: Megan Jones

: You and Yours

Presented by Liz Barclay and John wane.


Presented By: Liz Barclay

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Open Country

Richard Uridge explores rural life across the UK. Extended repeat from Saturday at 6.10am


Unknown: Richard Uridge

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: A Summertime

A warm and gently humorous tale about unforeseen happiness and its passing, set on the Lancashire moors in 1939. Written by Don Haworth.
Director Polly Thomas


Written By: Don Haworth.
Director: Polly Thomas
Hetty: Rachel Ibbotson
Jane: Julia Rounthwalte
Frank: Glenn Cunningham
Pickup: Stephen Thorne
Clarissa: Christine Brennan

: Check Up

5/6. Arthritis. Achingjoints and creaking bones are typical symptoms of arthritis. Perhaps this is why it's s often thought of as a disease of old age. But it is a condition that affects young and old. Barbara Myers invites listeners to share their experiences of living with arthritis. Consultant rheumatologist Professor Alan Silman will help evaluate different treatment options. Producer Anna Buckley
Phone: [number removed] email: checkup@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Barbara Myers
Unknown: Alan Silman
Producer: Anna Buckley

: Radio 4 Appeal

Donations: [address removed]
Credit cards: [number removed] Repeated from Sunday at 7.55am

: Departures

4/5. Princess Seraphina and the Cyberlords
Written by Laura Wilson , read by Leslie Phillips. A ravaged actor from a cult sci-fi series attends his final convention. For details see Monday


Written By: Laura Wilson
Read By: Leslie Phillips.

: Route 66

4/5. Tangos and Tenpins: Route 66 in Glasgow
Paddy Maguire goes tenpin bowling in Glasgow with two blind passengers and discovers they have few rights whilst on their bus. For details see Monday

: Open Book

Austin Clarke talks to Mariella Frostrup about his book, The Polished Hoe. Plus a report on the world Of the political diary. Repeated from Sunday at 4pm


Talks: Austin Clarke
Unknown: Mariella Frostrup

: The Material World

To celebrate National Science week Quentin Cooper travels to Cambridge to join a public debate about the philosophy, physics and psychology of time. He discovers why some philosophers say science can't predict the future and how psychologists are finding out how birds that steal have some human-like memory Skills. Producer Pamela Rutherford


Unknown: Quentin Cooper
Producer: Pamela Rutherford

: PM

With Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: Boothby Graffoe in No Particular Order

3/6. More comic improvisations, gags, and music. With excellent support from Jerome J Wright , ventriloquist Paul Zerdin and Antonio Forcione On guitar. Producer Jane Berthould


Unknown: Jerome J Wright
Unknown: Paul Zerdin
Unknown: Antonio Forcione
Producer: Jane Berthould

: The Archers

It's party time for Lilian.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson presents the arts magazine. Producer Rebecca Nicholson


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: Venus

4/5. The Final Sacrifice. Sara agrees to one lasttour in orderto raise the money to return to South Africa.
For details see Monday Repeatedfrom 10.45am


Sara: Janice Acquah
Hendrik: Peter Gevisser
Henry: Everal Walsh
Reaux: Chris Donnelly
DrCuvier: Cornelius Garrett
Hostess: Adjoa Andoh

: Seven Days

2/3. Nigeria is now on the frontline of the global battle against polio. With the virus resurgent there and threatening to spread, Jenny Cuffe spends a week with the World Health Organisation as they try to overcome fundamentalist opposition to a vaccination campaign. Editor David Ross.


Unknown: Jenny Cuffe
Editor: David Ross.

: Analysis

3/4. An Open Door to Disaster? Is it any longer feasible or desirable for governments to control migration flows? Is it time to let the market decide how many people come in? Kenan Malik asks whether leaving immigration to the free market would solve our problems - or be an open door to disaster. Producer Richard Vadon Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm


Unknown: Kenan Malik
Producer: Richard Vadon

: Cosmic Ocean

1/2. From recent discoveries on Mars to the darkest corners of our galaxy, astronomers are discovering water in quantities never previously imagined. Leo Enright probes the furthest reaches of the cosmos in search of the elixir of life and asks whywater seems to be so pervasive. Producer Jonathan Fildes


Unknown: Leo Enright
Producer: Jonathan Fildes

: Melvyn Bragg - In Our Time

Another chance to hear Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the decline and fall of the Roman Empire.


Presenter: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: The World Tonight

News and analysis, presented by Claire Bolderson.


Presented By: Claire Bolderson.

: Budget Statement

By the shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer.

: Book at Bedtime: The Finishing School

4/5. By Muriel Spark. Dr Alice has a strange experience at College Sunrise. For details see Monday


Unknown: Muriel Spark.

: The Museum of Everything

New series 1/6. Sketch series written and performed by Marcus Brigstocke , Danny Robins andDanTetsell.
Welcome to the Museum of Everything. Feel free to wander round our many galleries and experience the history of everything. Learn about the history of wicker, tour a stately home and discover the real identity of Jackthe Ripper. With Lucy Montgomery.
Music by Dominic Haslam and Ben Walker Producer Alex Walsh-Taylor


Unknown: Marcus Brigstocke
Unknown: Danny Robins
Unknown: Lucy Montgomery.
Music By: Dominic Haslam

: Today in Parliament

Following the second day of debate on the Budget. Presented by Robert Orchard .


Presented By: Robert Orchard

: News

: Book of the Week: What's My

Motivation? 4/5. Repeated from 9.45am

: as BBC World Service

3.00-5.00am Digital only BBC Schools
3.00 Revisewise (ages 9-11) 3.30 Maths Adventure Yr 6 (ages 9-11) 3.45 Maths Adventure (ages 9-11) 4.05 Drama
Workshop (ages 9-11) 4.20 Dance Workshop (ages 9-11)
4.40 Music Workshop (ages 9-11)

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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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