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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Andrew Graystone.


Unknown: Andrew Graystone.

: Farming Today

Presented by Giles Latcham.


Presented By: Giles Latcham.

: Today

With James Naughtie and Carolyn Quinn.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Angela Tilby.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.
Unknown: Garry Richardson.
Unknown: Angela Tilby.

: Start the Week

New series 1/42. Agenda-setting discussion with Andrew Marr. This week, Marr is joined by Nigella Lawson , who's been thinking about the role food plays in our lives, and by novelist William Boyd , who talks about the art of the short story. Also, journalist
Max Hastings on the forgotten stories of the Second World
War, and journalist David Rose on Guantanamo Bay. Producer Alice Feinstein Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Andrew Marr.
Unknown: Nigella Lawson
Unknown: William Boyd
Unknown: Max Hastings
Unknown: David Rose
Producer: Alice Feinstein

: Book of the Week: No Room for Secrets

pi 1/5. Joanna Lumley reads her new autobiography The Hall. The early years in India and boarding school Jback in England. Producer Liz Webb Repeated at 12.30am Joanna Lumley in her own words: page 115


Unknown: Joanna Lumley
Producer: Liz Webb
Unknown: Joanna Lumley

: Daily Service

Presented by John Forest. 0 Lord, the Clouds Are
Gathering (Kendrick). Psalm 65, wl-4. All Things
Bright and Beautiful (Rutter). 0 Lord My God (How
Great Thou Art). With St Mary and St Anne s School Choir. Director of music Colin Walker.


Presented By: John Forest.
Music: Colin Walker.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Shadow Baby By Margaret Forster. 1/5. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Margaret Forster.

: Ashford's Future

2/3. Ashford in Kent is about to double in size, the biggest single development since Milton Keynes.
Kevin McCloud travels to Kent to see how the rural surroundings will be developed and what will happen to the people who live there. Producer Neil George


Unknown: Milton Keynes.
Unknown: Kevin McCloud
Producer: Neil George

: Three Ivans, Two Aunts and an Overcoat

2/4. The Overcoat. Akaky Akakyevich is a humble bureaucrat lost in the dismal ranks of the 19th-century Russian civil service. But when he buys a brand-new overcoat, things begin to look up. Comic plays by Jim Poyser , based on the shnrt stones by Nikolai Gogol.
Producer Susan Roberts


Unknown: Akaky Akakyevich
Unknown: Jim Poyser
Unknown: Nikolai Gogol.
Producer: Susan Roberts
Akaky Akakyevich: Stephen Moore
kabolokov: Mark Chatterton
Denisov: David Crellin
Borsov: Russell Dlxon
Tamara: Jo-Anne Knowles
Lizaveta: Bright Forsyth
Radishev: Malcolm Raebum

: You and Yours

Presented by Liz Barclay and John Waite.


Presented By: Liz Barclay
Presented By: John Waite.

: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke.


Presented By: Nick Clarke.

: Brain of Britain

14/18. The second semi-final begins with contestants from the South of England and the Midlands. Russell
Davies is in the chair. Producer Richard Edis Repeated Sat lipm


Producer: Richard Edis

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Tell Jake to Sleep on the Roof

In 1914 the great campaigner for birth control,
Margaret Sanger , had a relationship with eminent
Fabian, Havelock Ellis. Using their letters and autobiographies, the play recreates that year and asks can history ever tell the truth? By Alison Joseph. can nistoryever ieu the truth?
Producer Marion Nancarrow


Unknown: Margaret Sanger
Unknown: Havelock Ellis.
Unknown: Alison Joseph.
Producer: Marion Nancarrow
Margaret Sanger: Briony Glassco
Havelock Ellis: David Collings
Edith: Richenda Carey
Comstock: Gavin Muir
Mother 1: Beth Chalmers
Mother2: Alison Pettitt

: Money Box Live

Paul Lewis and guests answer listeners' personal finance questions.
PHONE: [number removed] Lines open from 1.30pm Producer Samantha Washington


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Producer: Samantha Washington

: Classic Collection

1/5. A week of short stories from Ireland.
Gaeglers and the Greyhound by Walter Macken.
When local "entrepreneur" Gaeglers decides to buy a greyhound in the hope of making his fortune, things don't go according to plan at all. Read by David Kelly. Producer Heather Brennon


Unknown: Walter MacKen.
Read By: David Kelly.
Producer: Heather Brennon

: Ear to the Ground

1/5 Five of the best British contemporary composers talk about politics, society and the current events that inspire their music. With critic Paul Driver.
Alexander Goehr comes from an eminent musical family that emigrated from Germany before the Second World War. His view of the relationship between music and propaganda is particularly pertinent at a time when the West is at "war on terror", producer sue Davies


Unknown: Paul Driver.
Unknown: Alexander Goehr
Producer: Sue Davies

: The Food Programme

Pastry. Sheila Dillon considers the art of pastry making. Extended repeat from yesterday at 12.30pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon

: Four Corners

Anne Mackenzie and guests explore a diverse range of international issues. Producer Suchitra Girish


Unknown: Anne MacKenzie
Producer: Suchitra Girish

: PM

News and analysis, presented by Eddie Mair.


Presented By: Eddie Mair.

: Quote.... Unquote

3/10. Joanne Harris , Sheena McDonald ,
Mark Lawson and Robert Hewison exchange quotations and anecdotes. Nigel Rees is in the chair and the reader is William Franklyn.
Producer Carol Smith Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm
BBC AUDIO: A collection of highlights from over 21 years of this panel game is available on audio cassette from good retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


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

: The Archers

Kenton brings a new face to Ambridge. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson with arts news, interviews and reviews. Producer Nicki Paxman


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Nicki Paxman

: Shadow Baby

1/5. This family saga interweaves the historical with the modern in a powerfully observed story of two girls born 70 years apart but both abandoned as babies.
Written bv Margaret Forster. dramatised hv Penny finlri Producer/Director Martin Jenkins Repeated from 10 45am


Unknown: Margaret Forster.
Director: Martin Jenkins
Hazel: Clare Corbett
Cathona: Carolyn Bonnyman
Archie: Tom Smith
Shona, as a child: Bryony Reid
Shona: Jayne McKenna
Leah: Teresa Gallagher
Evie, as a child: Kate Aspinall
Evie: Emma Rydal
Mary: Sarah Badel
Matron: Maggie Ollerenshaw
Muriel: Maggie Ollerenshaw
Ernest: Keith Drinkel
Hugo: Sam Crane
Henry: Jamie Glover
George: Sidney Sloane
Hazel's mother: Maureen O'Brien
Miss Mawson: Jean Trend
Dolly: Nicola Barber
Malcolm: Roger May
Rose: Alison Pettitt
Mrs Fletcher: Jenny Funnell

: Tinned Beef, Typhoid and TV

It's 40 years since the first of Britain's big televised public health scares. When hundreds of people in Aberdeen contracted typhoid after eating contaminated corned beef from Argentina, it became national news - but did the media coverage fuel unnecessary alarm and could the outbreak have been prevented? Edi Stark reports. Producer Ian Muir-Cochrane


Producer: Ian Muir-Cochrane

: Wild Cards

O Raj Persaud and Simon Singh take on three card sharps to bring you everything you wanted to know about poker but were afraid to ask. Can psychology and maths outwit the seasoned professionals? Or will it be deuces for ourtwo plucky amateurs? Producer Rami Tzabar


Unknown: Raj Persaud
Unknown: Simon Singh
Producer: Rami Tzabar

: Nature

4/9. The Jurassic was the heyday of the dinosaurs, but it was also a great era for the global oceans.
This was the time when all the crude oil was deposited and many of the now famous animal fossils were formed. Lionel Kelleway explores this fascinating time along the south coast and, most unusually, in the heart Of Wiltshire. Producer Julian Hector


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Producer: Julian Hector

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

News and analysis, presented by Robin Lustig.


Presented By: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Foreign Affairs

1/10. Alison Lurie 's Pulitzer Prize-winning story of loneliness and love is read by Barbara Barnes and abridged by Libby Spurrier. Vinnie Miner, a plain unmarried Ivy League professor, is on her way to London. On the flight, she is forced to share the company of Chuck Mumpson , a bulky, balding man she hopes she never sees again. Producer vivBeeby


Unknown: Alison Lurie
Read By: Barbara Barnes
Abridged By: Libby Spurrier.
Unknown: Chuck Mumpson

: Home Truths

Shortened repeat from Saturday at 9am

: Today in Parliament

The start of the week's business in Westminster, reporting from the Commons and the Lords. Presented by Becky Milligan.


Presented By: Becky Milligan.

: News

: Book of the Week: No Room for Secrets

1/5. Joanna Lumley 's autobiography. Rptd from 9.45am Joanna Lumley in her own words: page 115


Unknown: Joanna Lumley
Unknown: Joanna Lumley

: BBC Schools

3.00 Listen and Play (ages 3-5) 3.15 Music Box (ages 4-5+)
3.30 Alphabet Time (ages 4-6) 3.40 Find Out with Auntie Mabel and Pippin (ages 4-5) 3.55 Reading Tree stories (ages 5-6)
4.10 Hopscotch: (ages 5-7) 4.25 Stop, Think, Wonder (ages 7-9)
4.40 Scottish Resources (ages 10-12)


Unknown: Auntie Mabel

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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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