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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Lynn Gallagher.


Unknown: Lynn Gallagher.

: Has He Lost His Bus Pass?

Repeated from Sunday See repeat at 7.45pm for details

: News Briefing

6.05 Papers
6.08 Sports Desk

: Open Country

Helen Mark explores rural life across the UK.
Producer Hugh O'Donnell Extended


Unknown: Helen Mark
Producer: Hugh O'Donnell

: 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 forthe Day With the Rev Joel Edwards.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Garry Richardson.
Unknown: Joel Edwards.

: Home Truths

John Peel takes a wry look at the foibles of family life. Producer Bella Bannerman Repeated on Monday at llpm PHONE: [number removed] email: home.truths@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: John Peel
Producer: Bella Bannerman

: Excess Baggage

Sandi Toksvig explores the adventures, frustrations and joys Of travel. Producers Kevin Dawson and Torquil MacLeod


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

: Test Match Special

England v West Indies
Commentary on the third day's play in the nrst Test at
Lord's With Jonathan Agnew , Henry Blofeld , Tony Cozier and Christopher Martin-Jenkins , and expert comment from Graeme Fowler , Viv Richards and Mike Selvey.
Including at 12.35 News; Talking Point- The Cowdrey
Lecture This year's speaker on the theme of the Spirit of Cricket is the former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd.
Producer Peter Baxter *Approximatetime


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Henry Blofeld
Unknown: Tony Cozier
Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Graeme Fowler
Unknown: Viv Richards
Unknown: Mike Selvey.
Producer: Peter Baxter

: Britain in a Box

4/4 And It's Goodnight from Him. Paul Jackson concludes his series of icons of television with a look at The Two Ronnies. Duringa technical breakdown at the Baftas Ronnie Corbett and Ronnie Barker entertained the waiting audience for 20 minutes, completely unrehearsed, prompting one BBC executive to turn to another and say "How about a show with them, then? The rest is history. Well almost, producer Paul Kobrak


Unknown: Paul Jackson
Unknown: Baftas Ronnie Corbett
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Producer: Paul Kobrak

: Week in Westminster

Peter Riddell presents a round-up of this Parliamentary session forthe last programme in the series. Producer Marie Jessel


Unknown: Peter Riddell
Producer: Marie Jessel

: From Our Own Correspondent

Insight and colour from BBC correspondents around the world, With Kate Adie. ProducerTony Grant


Unknown: Kate Adie.

: Inside Money

New series 1/6. The programme that explores the financial issues that get listeners hot underthe collar. Taming the Beast. High house prices may be welcome news for those who already own a home, but what about first-time buyers? Listener Mary Ray argues that soaring house-price inflation is damaging for people and the economy. She joins presenter Lesley Curwen to investigate what action the Government could take. Producer Jessica Dunbar Extended


Unknown: Mary Ray
Presenter: Lesley Curwen
Producer: Jessica Dunbar

: The Now Show

3/6 Comedywith Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis , Mitch Benn , Marcus Brigstocke , Jon Holmes and Laura Shavin. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Comedywith Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Mitch Benn
Unknown: Marcus Brigstocke
Unknown: Jon Holmes
Unknown: Laura Shavin.

: News

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion at Wymondham College Norfolk. The panel includes Lembit Opik , Liberal Democrat spokesman for Wales and Northern Ireland, and Marc Roche , London correspondentfor Le Monde. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Lembit Opik
Unknown: Marc Roche

: Any Answers?

Jonathan Dimblebytakes listeners' calls and emails in response 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: Old-World

By Aleksei Arbuzov, adapted by Jonathan Holloway from a translation by Ariadne Nicolaeff. The Gulf of Riga, August 1968. Lydia is an eccentric new patient at the sanatorium where Rodion is head. Neither of them is youthful - both have suffered in life and they have very different characters - but something draws them to each other and a rapport is built beyond the doctor-patient relationship. When her stay is up, can Lydia leave him?


Writer: Aleksei Arbuzov
Adapted By: Jonathan Holloway, from a translation by: Ariadne Nicolaeff
Director: Anastasia Tolstoy
Lydia: Marcia Warren
Rodion: Geoffrey Whitehead
Composer: Peter Michaels

: Savannah Disaster

A portrait of Dr Jimmy Ratter , one of the first botanists to explore the tree savannah (or cerrado) of central Brazil. Over the last 40 years more than half the savannah has been cleared for cattle and soya, with the result that, today, it is significantly more threatened than its neighbour, the Amazonian rainforest. Jimmy Ratter , now 70 years old, remains at the forefront of the campaign to save what remains of one of the world's most important and endangered environments. Presenter John Fergusson. Producer John Fergusson


Unknown: Dr Jimmy Ratter
Unknown: Jimmy Ratter
Presenter: John Fergusson.
Producer: John Fergusson

: 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 Nigel Wrench. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Nigel Wrench.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: Back Row

Blockbuster producer Jerry Bruckheimer struck gold with Pirates of the Caribbean, but can he do it again with his big-budget adaptation of King Arthur? Chris Tookey meets Ray Winstone who plays Bors, the veteran knight of the Round Table. And 30 years on, a new version of The Stepford Wives. But what exactly was it about the original that gave the English language a new phrase? Producer Jerome Weatherald


Producer: Jerry Bruckheimer
Unknown: Chris Tookey
Unknown: Ray Winstone
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Loose Ends

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


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Producer: Mairi Russell

: Saturday Review

In this week's edition of the arts magazine programme, a new production of Hamlet from the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford, starring Toby Stephens , is one of the cultural highlights reviewed by Kate Mosse and her guests Leslie Forbes , Jim Crace and George Walden. Producer Kirsty Pope


Unknown: Toby Stephens
Reviewed By: Kate Mosse
Unknown: Leslie Forbes
Unknown: Jim Crace
Unknown: George Walden.
Producer: Kirsty Pope

: Has He Lost His Bus Pass?

3/3. Clement Freud concludes his series of reflections on the process of growing old with a consideration of his own wellbeing, "maybe including", he says, "a short medical bulletin on the state of my knees, ankles etc, all of which are showing certain signs of wear". Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Clement Freud

: The Archive Hour: A Cumberland Odyssey

A box of 78s left forgotten in Carlisle's Records Office leads Mike Harding on a journey retracing the story of two friends who, in the 1950s, embarked on a mission to preserve the traditional songs of Cumberland. With excerpts from those 78s and the memories of the children of the people who played on them, the way of life of Cumbrian farmers, fishermen and huntsmen in the early 20th century is vividly recalled. Producer John Leonard


Unknown: Mike Harding
Producer: John Leonard

: Classic Serial: Earthly Powers

4/4. The Big Always. By Anthony Burgess. The mystery of the miracle that young Monsignor Carlo performed is explained at last.
Director Peter Kavanagh Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Anthony Burgess.
Director: Peter Kavanagh
Kenneth: Kenneth Cranham
Carlo: Henry Goodman
Ann: Ua Williams
Manning: Colin Stlnton
Archbishop: John Rowe
Jimbo: Walter Lewis
Matron: Lorelei King
Cardinal Decon: Jon Glover
Hortense: Joanna McCallum
Geoffrey: Philip Fox

: Moral Maze

Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which
Melanie Phillips , Ian Hargreaves , Claire Fox and Michael Gove cross-examine witnesses who hold conflicting views on one Of the week's news Stories. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Melanie Phillips
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves
Unknown: Claire Fox
Unknown: Michael Gove

: Brain of Britain

The first round of the general knowledge contest continues with a second show from London, with Robert Robinson in the Chair. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Robert Robinson

: Adventures in Poetry

2/5. The Windhover. By Gerard Manley Hopkins. Peggy Reynolds talks to Hopkins devotees to understand Hopkins's deeply spiritual meditation on the fl ight Of the kestrel. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Gerard Manley Hopkins.
Talks: Peggy Reynolds

: White Magic

1/5. A Year in Porth Nant. Stories from Wales that feature a little magic in modern lives. The discovery of an old spell "forfecunditie" has unexpected results. By Sian Preece. Read by Sara McGaughey. Producer Alison Hindell


Unknown: Sian Preece.
Read By: Sara McGaughey.
Producer: Alison Hindell

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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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