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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Bishop George Stack.


Unknown: George Stack.

: Letter from America - a Celebration

A chance to hear one of Alistair Cooke 's vintage broadcasts. Repeated from yesterday Repeated on Sunday at 8.45am


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: News Briefing

: Papers

: Sports Desk

: Open Country

Helen Mark explores rural life across the UK. Producer Gabi Fisher Extended atl.30pm


Unknown: Helen Mark
Producer: Gabi Fisher

: Farming Today This Week

With Miriam O'Reilly.


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly.

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
7.25 and 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Dr Jeevan Singh Deol. Fifty years of BBC news: see centre pages


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Garry Richardson.
Unknown: Dr Jeevan Singh Deol.

: Home Truths

John Peel takes a wry look at the foibles of family life. Producer Harry Parker Shortened at llpm PHONE: [number removed] email: home.truths@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: John Peel
Producer: Harry Parker

: Excess Baggage

Sandi Toksvig discovers one of Britain's hidden worlds on board a narrow boat on the Basingstoke canal.
Producers Kevin Dawson and Torquil MacLeod


Unknown: Sandi Toksvig
Producers: Kevin Dawson
Producers: Torquil MacLeod

: International Cricket

New Zealand v West Indies
From Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, another one-day game in the triangular series. Commentary by Tony Cozier ,
Simon Mann and Jonny Saunders , with comments from
Jeremy Coney , Mike Gatting and Viv Richards. At 2.20 News.
Producer Peter Baxter *Approximate time


Commentary By: Tony Cozier
Commentary By: Simon Mann
Commentary By: Jonny Saunders
Unknown: Jeremy Coney
Unknown: Mike Gatting
Unknown: Viv Richards.
Producer: Peter Baxter

: Britain in a Box

r New series 1/4. Paul Jackson explores television s ability to reflect and influence the society it serves.
Blags and Jags. So much more than just a shoot-'em-up and chase-'em-out police series, The Sweeney not only attracted a weekly audience of 13 million and won the eventual approval of both the police and the villains, it also changed for ever the way television drama was Written and produced. Producer Paul Kobrak


Unknown: Paul Jackson
Producer: Paul Kobrak

: Week in Westminster

Peter Oborne discusses the week's political events. Producer Peter Mulligan


Unknown: Peter Oborne
Producer: Peter Mulligan

: From Our Own Correspondent

Insight and colour from BBC correspondents around the world, With KateAdie. ProducerTonyGrant
Fifty years of BBC news: see centre pages

: Money Box

Paul Lewis presents personal finance news. Producer Jennifer Clarke Repeated tomorrow at 9pm


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Producer: Jennifer Clarke

: We've Been Here Before

4/4. The topical historical, satirical panel show, hosted by Clive Anderson. With team captains John O'Farrell and Gyles Brandreth. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Clive Anderson.
Unknown: John O'Farrell
Unknown: Gyles Brandreth.

: News

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion at Easingwold School in North Yorkshire. On the panel are former
Conservative leader William Hague ; former leader of the National Union of Mineworkers, Arthur Scargill ; Ruth Kelly , the financial secretary to the Treasury; and Tim Garden , the defence expert and Liberal Democrat peer. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Leader: William Hague
Unknown: Arthur Scargill
Unknown: Ruth Kelly
Unknown: Tim Garden

: Any Answers?

Jonathan Dimblebytakes listeners' calls and emails in res pon se to Any Questions ?
PHONE: [number removed] Lines open at 12.30pm email: any.answers@bbc.co.uk Producer Anne Peacock


Unknown: Jonathan Dimblebytakes
Producer: Anne Peacock

: The Saturday Play: Rebus: Resurrection Men

2/2. By Ian Rankin, dramatised by Bert Coules. Rebus is investigating several detectives who may have stolen £3 million from a drug dealer. DS Clarke is investigating the murder of the art dealer, Edward Marber. Her inquiries lead her to suspect the Edinburgh gangster Morris Cafferty - a man who knows a great deal about the past life of one John Rebus...

Other parts played by members of the cast

BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Resurrection Men is available on CD from good retail outlets or from Call [number removed]


Author: Ian Rankin
Dramatised By: Bert Coules.
Director: Bruce Young
DI Rebus: Ron Donachle
DS Clarke: Gayanne Potter
DI Gray: Finlay Welsh
DC Ward: Nell McKinven
DI Barclay: Lewis Howden
Cafferty: Sandy Neilson
Strathern: Paul Young
DCI Tennant: Crawford Logan
DI Claverhouse: Mark McDonnell
DCS Templer: Sarah Collier
DC Hynds: William Barlow

: The Indispensables

r New series 1/3. The Safety Lift. Lynne Truss begins another look at the revolutionary impact of everyday things with the lift. The real experience of a lift is quite different to the PR view that they've helped the quality of life-they seem to have minds of their own, take forever to arrive and then stop suspended between floors. Truss takes a tongue-in-cheek look at howthis has provided endless material for fiction writers and directors of horrorfilms and television comedy from Stanley Kubrick to Tony Hancock. Producer Erika Wright
Lynne Truss on lifts, buggies and smelly armpits: pll5


Unknown: Stanley Kubrick
Unknown: Tony Hancock.
Producer: Erika Wright
Producer: Lynne Truss

: Weekend Woman's Hour

The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Martha Kearney.
Producer June Christie Series editor Jill Burridge EMAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk


Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Saturday PM

News and sports headlines, presented by Mark Coles. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Mark Coles.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: Back Row Special

Neglected for manyyears, critical interest in the era of silent films is now blossoming. Matthew Sweet explores the lost world of British silent cinema, and interviews some Of its last survivors. Producer Mohini Patel


Producer: Mohini Patel

: Loose Ends until 6.30

Ned Sherrin presents another mix of music, comedy and conversation. Producer Mairi Russell


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Producer: Mairi Russell

: Saturday Review

Tom Sutcliffe and his guests discuss the cultural highlights Of the week. Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Summer Report

3/3. Catherine Chanter , head of inclusion at a large secondary school, tells a series of stories set against the details of contemporary school life.
Josh's Story. The second anniversary of Josh's mother's death falls on the day of his first GCSE. How can the school help him through? Repeated from Sunday


Subject: Catherine Chanter

: The Archive Hour: Building on Hope Street

Liverpool resident Charlie Lambert uses the centenary of the city's Anglican Cathedral to tell the remarkable story of its creation on Hope Street. It took 75 years to complete, contained the world's biggest organ, dwarfed any other cathedral in the UK, and was built using styles and techniques from previous centuries. This programme includes archive recordings of the architect Giles Gilbert Scott and fresh interviews with the people who worked all their lives on building Scott's design. Plus a look at the role the building has played in the life of the city and how the cathedral has worked with the Catholic
Cathedral atthe other end of Hope Street. Producer Ian Bent


Unknown: Charlie Lambert
Unknown: Giles Gilbert

: Classic Serial: Earthly Powers

1/4. In Anthony Burgess 's epic novel, his hero,
Kenneth, a popular novelist, drifts blithely through the great events that shaped the 20th century.
Carlo's Miracle. Kenneth bumps into Rudyard Kipling and unwittingly saves Himmlerfrom an assassination attempt. But will he find the elusive love he has been looking for? Adapted by Michael Hastings.
Director Peter Kavanagh Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Anthony Burgess
Unknown: Rudyard Kipling
Adapted By: Michael Hastings.
Director: Peter Kavanagh
Kenneth: Kenneth Cranham
Carlo: Henry Goodman
Concetta: Paola Dlonisottl
Archbishop: John Rowe
Domenico: Vincenzo Nicoll
Geoffrey: Philip Fox
J Toomey: Jon Glover
Hortense: Alice Hart
Val: Carl Prekopp
Woman: Joanna McCallum

: Moral Maze

Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which Melanie Phillips , Ian Hargreaves , Steven Rose and Michael Gove cross-examine witnesses who hold conflicting views on one of the week's news Stories. Repeatedfrom Wednesday


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Melanie Phillips
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves
Unknown: Steven Rose
Unknown: Michael Gove

: Counterpoint

Three more semi-finalists join Ned Sherrin in the eclectic music quiz. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Ned Sherrin

: The Spirit Guide: Brian Keenan FollowsPablo Neruda

2/2. In Chile, Brian Keenan meets Pablo Neruda 's surviving friends and fellow left-wing activists, and makes a passionate plea forthe relevance of poetry in the current political climate. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Brian Keenan
Unknown: Pablo Neruda

: Down to a Soundless Sea

3/5. Unbecoming Grace 2/2. Written by Thomas Steinbeck. Abridged by Libby Spurrier and read by William Hope. The conclusion of last week's story. Producer Anne-Marie Cole


Written By: Thomas Steinbeck.
Abridged By: Libby Spurrier
Read By: William Hope.
Producer: Anne-Marie Cole

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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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