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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Judy Merry.

: Farming Today

Presented by Mark Holdstock.


Presented By: Mark Holdstock.

: Today

With John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25Sports News With Steve May.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Dr Alan Billings.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Dr Alan Billings.

: Desert Island Discs ,

Zoologist and broadcaster Desmond Morris , author of The Naked Ape, is Sue Lawley's guest on the mythical desert island. Shortened repeat from Sunday at 11.15am


Unknown: Desmond Morris

: Act of Worship

Presented by Ernest Rea.


Presented By: Ernest Rea.

: Book of the Week: Will in the World

5/5. The 40-year-old playwright meditates on retirement and old age. Concluding Stephen Greenblatt 's vivid reconstruction of Shakespeare s life, work and the age he lived in. Fordetails see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Stephen Greenblatt

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Martha Kearney.
10.45 Vanity Fair By William Makepeace Thackeray. 20/20. The Woman's Hour drama.
Series editor Jill Burridge For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Unknown: William Makepeace Thackeray.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: A Quick Flutter

Raising racing pigeons in Taiwan is almost a national obsession. Nowhere else in the world comes close in terms of devotion, racing techniques and financial reward - a top racing pigeon can win millions of dollars. Financial expert Alvin Hall explores the Taiwanese enthusiasm for pigeon racing and finds out why the hobby has become such a passionate sport. Producer Angela Hind
Alan Titchmarsh on Taiwan's Jack Duckworths : page 38


Unknown: Alvin Hall
Producer: Angela Hind
Producer: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Jack Duckworths

: Beyond the Gravy

2/4. Conference Delicate. Though five months dead,
Joyce is still Stan's guiding light. So when it's learned that their married son, Dennis, is having an affair, Stan's b orders come loud and clear-get the prodigal back on the straight and narrow. By David Holt. rhalmers
Director Eoin O'Callaghan


Unknown: David Holt.
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Stan: David Bradley
Joyce: Elizabeth Spriggs
Dennis: Alex Lowe
Dominique: Uzzle McLnnerny
Tish: Beth Chalmers
Rebecca: Madeline Shena
Jack: Peter Shenal

: You and Yours

Presented by Winifred Robinson and John Waite. Series editor Andrew Smith
PHONE: [number removed] email: youandyours@bbc.co.uk


Presented By: Winifred Robinson
Presented By: John Waite.
Editor: Andrew Smith

: The World at One

National and international news and analysis, presented by Nick Clarke. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: Feedback

3/11. Roger Bolton with listeners' opinions anu comments on BBC radio programmes and policy. Producer Margaret Budy Repeated on Sunday at 8pm ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 10J
Phone: [number removed] Fax: [number removed] email: feedback@bbc.CO.uk


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Margaret Budy

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Casting Shadows .

Three famous Brighton residents share some theatrical gossip - and a slice or two of fruit cake - on a summer s afternoon in 1962. Written by Mark Burgess and starring Roy H udd.
Director David Blount


Written By: Mark Burgess
Unknown: Roy H
Director: David Blount
Max Miller: Roy Hudd
Laurence Olivier: Keith Drlnkel
Terence Rattigan: David Collings
Vera: Jean Trend

: Changing Places

3/5. The Cornwall Heathland Project. Yvonne Ellis visits the 30 square miles of china-clay extraction to the north of St Austell, where a partnership is being forged between the mining industry, the county council and English Nature, in the largest heathland restoration initiative in Europe. After oil, china clay is the UK's s biggest mineral export with a wide range of uses, from fine porcelain to the gloss on this copy of Radio Times.
Yet, in spite of its great economic value, its waste products have a huge environmental impact on local Communities. Producer Sandra Sykes


Unknown: Yvonne Ellis
Producer: Sandra Sykes

: More Stories from Carnbeg

5/5 BentheHoose. "I should like to welcome you to
Ardentinny. We like to treat visitors as we would our own friends (Dependent, of course, on safe receipt of your deposit!)" Read by Eileen McCallum. For details see Monday


Read By: Eileen McCallum.

: Room with a View

5/5 The Old Study, Down House, Down, Kent.
Charles Darwin wrote The Origin of Species in his study in virtual secrecy. Allan Beswick talks to author Randall Keynes about Darwin's domestic life while he carried out his World-Changing research. For details see Monday


Unknown: Charles Darwin
Talks: Allan Beswick
Unknown: Randall Keynes

: Law in Action

2/9. Clive Coleman presents analysis of the week s legal issues and Controversies. Producer InnesBowen


Unknown: Clive Coleman

: 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. EditorPeterRippon


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: The News Quiz

2/6. Comedy panel game, with Alan Coren and special guests, and Simon Hoggart in the chair.
Producer Simon Nicholls Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A third volume of highlights from recent series of The News Quiz is available on audio cassette and CD from 1 November from good retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Producer: Simon Nicholls

: The Archers

Wi and Emma look to the future.
Written by Joanna Toye Director Julie Beckett
Editor Vanessa Whitburn
ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]


Written By: Joanna Toye
Director: Julie Beckett
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Richard Attlee
Alistair: Michael Lumsden
David: Timothy Bentlnck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Nigel: Graham Seed
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Julia: Mary Wimbush
Pat: Patricia Galllmore
Tom: Tom Graham
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Adam: Andrew Wlncott
Debbie: Tamsln Greig
Lilian: Sunny Ormonde
Peggy: June Spencer
Kathy: Hedli Nlklaus
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
William: Philip Molloy
Emma: Felicity Jones
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Kirsty: Annabelle Dowler
Owen: Jonathan Keeble
Ian: Stephen Kennedy

: Front Row

John Wilson presents the arts Show. Producer Timothy Prosser


Unknown: John Wilson
Producer: Timothy Prosser

: Vanity Fair

20/20. The fair ends and the play is played out. ByWilliam Makepeace Thackeray.
For details and cast see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Bywilliam Makepeace Thackeray.

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion at
St Bernard's Convent School, Slough. On the panel are Peter Hain , Leader of the House of Commons;
Boris Johnson , Tory arts spokesman; the Liberal Democrat mayoral candidate, Simon Hughes ; and Amanda Platell , columnist and former press adviser to William Hague. Producer Victoria Wakely Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Leader: Peter Hain
Unknown: Boris Johnson
Unknown: Simon Hughes
Unknown: Amanda Platell
Unknown: William Hague.
Producer: Victoria Wakely

: State of the Union

A distinctive broadcasting voice reflects on everyday America. This week, Ray Suarez in Washington. Producer Jennie Walmsley Repeated on Sunday at 8.50am


Unknown: Ray Suarez
Producer: Jennie Walmsley

: The Friday Play: Sharp Focus

Last year Tom Hurndall set out for Baghdad with a group of human shields to take a photographic record of their story. He kept a journal of his experiences. This is a dramatic interpretation of Tom's journal, written with the help of his family and friends. By Louise Gooding.
Director Pauline Harris.


Writer: Louise Gooding
Director: Pauline Harris
Tom: Oliver Dimsdale
Beth: Sorcha Cusack
Mother: Kika Markham
Sister: Alice Hart
Nick: Ryan McCluskey
Ricardo: Bruno Lastra
Sara: Clare Corbett
Girlfriend: Helen Longworth
Friend/driver: Nicholas Boulton
Doctor: Karzan Sherabayani
ISM Volunteer: Ashley Cook
Children: Abir Shadeed
Children: Nebeel Shadeed
Children: Haneen Shadeed
Children: Hazem Hawwash
Children: Farah Hawwash
Children: Nadine Hawwash

: The World Tonight

National and international news and analysis, presented by Claire Bolderson. Editor David Stevenson


Presented By: Claire Bolderson.
Editor: David Stevenson

: Book at Bedtime: The Third Man

10/10. By Graham Greene. The police bait their last trap for Harry Lime as Rollo waits at a cafe beside the hidden entrance to Vienna's great sewer. But surely Harry is too smarttO come.... For details see Monday


Unknown: Graham Greene.
Unknown: Harry Lime

: Great Lives

2/10. Gilbert and Sullivan. Few musicians divide people quite as much as Gilbert and Sullivan. However, Dillie Keane is certain in her choice of them as examples of lives well led. Helped along by the expertise of film director Mike Leigh , Dillie explains to Humphrey Carpenter why she's a life-long fan of their COmiC Operettas. Producer Mark Smalley


Unknown: Dillie Keane
Director: Mike Leigh
Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Producer: Mark Smalley

: The Sound of God

"Her voice climbs like a celestial staircase and makes you aware of doors high up in the silence. An evocative musical portrait of the Irish singer Noirin ni Riain, with a look at her exploration of "theosony" -the sound of God. Producer Norman Winter


Producer: Norman Winter

: News

: Book of the Week: Will in the World

5/5. By Stephen Greenblatt. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Stephen Greenblatt.

: as BBC World Service

Radio4: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4

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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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