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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Father Nicholas James.


Unknown: Father Nicholas James.

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
7.48 Thought forthe Day With the Rev Angela Tilby.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Garry Richardson.
Unknown: Angela Tilby.

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr and guests set the cultural agenda for the Week. Producer Alice Feinstein Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Producer: Alice Feinstein

: Book of the Week: When You Lunch

with the Emperor
1/5. More tales from the hotel trade by renowned raconteur Ludwig Bemelmans. Abridged by Neville Teller and read by Oliver Ford Davies. It's 1920s Manhattan atone of the big establishments. Art at the Splendide. The pitfall of sketching when you should be working. Producer Duncan Minshull Rptd at 12.30am


Abridged By: Neville Teller
Read By: Oliver Ford Davies.
Producer: Duncan Minshull Rptd

: Daily Service

Presented by the Rev Stephen Shipley. Wonderful Grace (Pantry). John 3, wl-8. The Father's Song (Redman).
I Will Sing the Wondrous Story (Hyfrydol). Director of music Andy Silver.


Unknown: Stephen Shipley.
Music: Andy Silver.

: Woman's Hour from 10.20

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Fifteen Minutes to Go The clock is ticking. in 15 minutes lives will be changed for ever. A week of real-time dramas from five different writers.
1/5. Beautiful Day. Written by Anne Donovan. The Woman's Hour drama. for details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Written By: Anne Donovan.

: Test

Match Special
England v New Zealand
Commentary on the fifth and final day's play in the First Test at Lord's. Including at 12.30pm Your
Letters Answered.*Approximate time

: The Health Protectors

2/3. Winifred Robinson follows the work being done by the new body responsible for protecting public health to combat the spread of diseases like tuberculosis, hepatitis and sexually acquired infections. Producer Sue Mitchell


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Producer: Sue Mitchell

: Agatha Raisin: 1/6: The Vicious Vet

New series
A handsome vet moves into the village and Agatha is first in line to have her cat examined. Later the vet is found stabbed by a syringeful of tranquiliser - was it an accident or did someone put him to sleep? Agatha sets off on a tale of beastly behaviour and animal passion.


Dramatised by: David Semple
Novel by: MC Beaton
Producer/Director: Carol Smith
Agatha: Penelope Keith
James: Malcolm Sinclair
Mrs Bloxby: Liza Sadovy
DC Wong: Ben Crowe
Paul: Jon Glover
Peter: Ewan Bailey
Freda: Jillle Meers
Mrs Josephs: Joanna McCullum

: You and Yours

Presented by Liz Barclay and Diana Madill.


Presented By: Liz Barclay
Presented By: Diana Madill.

: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke.


Presented By: Nick Clarke.

: Counterpoint

Ned Sherrin poses questions to three more contestants in the eclectic music quiz. Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at llpm


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Hiding Leonard Cohen

A personal and honest account of a family's dilemma when their son has a breakdown in his second term at a prestigious university. Written by Esther Wilson.


Writer: Esther Wilson
Producer/Director: Pauline Harris
Chris: Lee lngleby
Ann: Barbara Marten
John: Paul Copley
Emma: Helen Longworth

: Money Box Live

Vincent Duggleby and guests answer listeners' personal finance questions. Phone: [number removed] Unesopenfroml.30pm Producer Louise Greenwood


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Louise Greenwood

: A Bit on the Side

1/5. A BitontheSide. Niamh Cusack reads the title story from William Trevor 's new collection of delicate and elegiac stories. Abridged by Sally Marmion. Producer DiSpeirs


Unknown: Niamh Cusack
Unknown: William Trevor
Abridged By: Sally Marmion.

: I Should Be So Lucky

1/5. Martin Plimmertakes a chance with luck. Polly Miller 's husband of five weeks and several friends died in the Bali nightclub bombing. She was terribly burnt and people told her she was lucky to be alive. She disagreed. And why did lightning strike Kenny MacDonald fourtimes ? Producer Brian King


Unknown: Martin Plimmertakes
Unknown: Polly Miller
Unknown: Kenny MacDonald

: The Food Programme

Sheila Dillon is joined by unapologetic carnivore Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall to investigate whether or not we should eat less meat. Extended repeat from yesterday at 12.30pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon
Unknown: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

: Four Corners

Anne Mackenzie and guests discuss the issues that unite and divide us across the globe. producer Amber Dawson


Unknown: Anne MacKenzie
Producer: Amber Dawson

: PM

With Eddie Mair

: Quote.... Unquote

Exchanging favourite quotations with Nigel Rees are Joanne Harris , Robert Hewison , Mark Lawson and Sheena McDonald. The reader is William Franklyn. Producer Carol Smith Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm EMAIL: quote.unquote@bbc.co.uk
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Highlights from over 21 years of Quote....
Unquote are available on audio cassette from good retail outlets orfrom www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Joanne Harris
Unknown: Robert Hewison
Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Sheena McDonald.
Unknown: William Franklyn.
Producer: Carol Smith

: The Archers

Jack goes down memory lane.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson introduces the arts magazine programme. Producer Nicki Paxman


Introduces: Mark Lawson
Producer: Nicki Paxman

: Fifteen Minutes to Go

1/5. Beautiful Day. By Anne Donovan. Awomanfinds herself stuck in a trafficjam in the Clyde Tunnel. Nothing unusual in that - until God intervenes to tell her she's only got 15 minutes to live.
Director Lu Kemp Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Anne Donovan.
Director: Lu Kemp
David: Wlllam Barlow
God: Alexandra Mathie
Chris: Gabriel Quigley
Paul: Chris Young

: Tiger Tales

2/3. In 1949 the Communists won the civil war in China, pushing the Nationalists on to the island of Formosa and starting 55 years of tension across the Taiwan strait.
Christopher Gunness meets former soldiers from Chiang Kai-Shek 's KMT, those who lost family members in Taiwan's "White Terror" and the young who are wondering whether they are Chinese or Taiwanese. Will these tensions lead to all-out war one day? Producer John Murphy


Unknown: Christopher Gunness
Unknown: Chiang Kai-Shek
Producer: John Murphy

: The Music Machine

In the corner of a Paris flat lies a silent Ondioline, one of the earliest electronic musical instruments, invented in a French morgue in the 1940s. Its owner, Cristiane, was close to the inventor, Georges Jenny , and is convinced that the old stalwart of space-age pop can be resuscitated. Producer Dinah Nuttall


Unknown: Georges Jenny
Producer: Dinah Nuttall

: Nature

2/8. Protecting Our Trees. Gerry Northam meets some extraordinary trees and the people who are passionate about them. Often our ancient trees are saved only by the doggedness and devotion of the people who love them, rather than by the law, so Northam asks whether we need greater powers to protect ourtrees. Producer Joanne Stevens Repeated tomorrow at 11am


Unknown: Gerry Northam
Producer: Joanne Stevens

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

News and analysis with Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Far Cry

1/10. First published in 1949, this first novel by Emma Smith tells the story of the 13-year-old Teresa Digby who is whisked off to a barely known sister in India by her excitable, elderly father. Read by Claudie Blakley.
LeavingAunt May. Teresa's uncomplicated life with her Aunt May is shattered when her father discovers that his second wife is returning from America to reacquaint herself with her estranged daughter. Producer Jane Marshall


Novel By: Emma Smith
Unknown: Teresa Digby
Read By: Claudie Blakley.
Producer: Jane Marshall

: Home Truths

Shortened repeat from Saturday at 9am

: Today in Parliament

The start of the week's business in Westminster. Presented by David Wilby.


Presented By: David Wilby.

: News

: Book of the Week: When You Lunchwith the Emperor

1/5. By Ludwig Bemelmans. Repeated from 9.45am

: Digital only BBC Schools

3.00 Let's Make a Story (ages 5-7) 3.15 Just Poetry (ages 8-9)
3.30 Maths Challenge: Mental Maths 1 (ages 9-11) 3.45 Maths Challenge: Mental Maths 1 (ages 9-11) 4.00 Word Games (ages 7-9) 4.15 Numbertime (ages 6-7)

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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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