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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Elfed ap Nefydd Roberts.


Unknown: Nefydd Roberts.

: Farming Today

Presented by Giles Latcham.


Presented By: Giles Latcham.

: Today

With Edward Stourton and John Humphrys.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With David Wilby and Robert Orchard.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Abdal Hakim Murad.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Edward Stourton
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: David Wilby
Unknown: Robert Orchard.
Unknown: Abdal Hakim Murad.

: Desert Island Discs

Sir Menzies Campbell MP, deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats, talks to Sue Lawley. Shortened repeat from Sunday at 11.15am

: Act of Worship

Led by Dr Pauline Webb.


Unknown: Dr Pauline Webb.

: Book of the Week: The Two of Us -My Life with John Thaw

5/5. In the past, John has given up alcohol for good; in the present, Sheila confronts her grief at his death and learns something new about his life. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Martha Kearney.
10.45 Community Rock By Richard Monks.
5/5. The Woman's Hour drama, featuring Sylvia Syms. Series editor Jill Burridge For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Unknown: Richard Monks.
Unknown: Sylvia Syms.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Law of the Arctic

1/2. Qaanaaq in the far north of Greenland, home to a population of about 600 Inuit, has one prison, with one cell - and the door doesn't lock.
Clive Anderson dons thermal underwear as he finds out why Greenland, which has the most inhumane climate, is reputed to have the most humane legal code in the world. Harsh sentencing is unknown, murderers and rapists may be released within days and there are no Closed prisons. But does it work? Producer Sarah Jane Hall Clive Anderson on the cold arm of the law: page 123


Unknown: Clive Anderson
Producer: Sarah Jane Hall
Producer: Clive Anderson

: Beyond the Gravy

4/4. "Once Bitten ..." Although Stan's wife, Joyce, is dead, she won't lie down. On learning that their grandson has been disappointed in love, Joyce devises the perfect solution. By David Holt.
Director Eoin O'Callaghan


Unknown: David Holt.
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Stan: David Bradley
Joyce: Elizabeth Spriggs
Cheryl: Julia Ford
Tony: David Holt
Jason: Ewan Bailey

: You and Yours

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


Presented By: Liz Barclay
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

5/11. Roger Bolton with listeners' opinions and comments on BBC radio programmes and policy. Producer Margaret Budy Repeated on Sunday at 8pm ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 1QT 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: Arthur: The Sword of the King

1/6. A series of plays telling the story of Arthur, a powerful tribal leader, who for a time brings political stability to 5th-century Britain, but- because of a fatal human weakness - fails to deliver a golden age.
By Sebastian Baczkiewicz.
Featuring Jane Lapotaire and Pam Ferris.


Writer: Sebastian Baczkiewicz
Producer: Jeremy Mortimer
Producer/Director: Gordon House
Morgan: Jane Lapotaire
Arthur: Ben Whishaw
Merlin: Ian McDiarmid
Young Morgan: Eve Best
Gaura: Pam Ferris
Ector: James Laurenson
Keir: Nicholas Boulton
Bryce: Christian Rodska
Kerwyn: Stephen Hogan
Soldier: Damian Lynch
Soldier: Robert Hastie
Soldier: Jason Chan

: Changing Places

5/5. Communities in Trust. Providing affordable homes for local people is a huge problem for many communities. Sandra Sykes visits High Bickington in Devon, where the villagers are working closely with county and district councils to achieve a solution that will benefit not just home-owners but the local school and village economy too. Producer Sandra Sykes


Unknown: Sandra Sykes
Producer: Sandra Sykes

: Philip and Elizabeth: Portrait of a Marriage

5/5. Allies. Gyles Brandreth concludes his readings from his biography of the Queen and Prince Philip by assessing the unique nature of their partnership-how it works, and why. For details see Monday


Unknown: Gyles Brandreth

: Subterranean Stories

4/4. Dylan Winter investigates a former secret nuclear bunker in Essex, designed for a body of civil servants whose task it would have been to govern survivors Of a nuclear Strike. For more details see Tuesday


Unknown: Dylan Winter

: Law in Action

4/9. Clive Coleman tackles more legal issues. Producer Innes Bowen


Unknown: Clive Coleman
Producer: Innes Bowen

: 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 Carolyn Quinn. Editor Peter Rippon

: The News Quiz

Another edition of the venerable topical comedy panel game. With Alan Coren , Jeremy Hardy , Andy Hamilton and a special guest, and Simon Hoggart in the chair. Producer Simon Nicholls Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
BBC AUDIO: 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: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Producer: Simon Nicholls

: The Archers

Matt finds himself cornered.
Written by Adrian Flynn Director Julie Beckett Editor Vanessa Whitburn
ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]


Written By: Adrian Flynn
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Phil: Norman Painting
Kenton: Richard Attlee
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Julia: Mary Wimbush
Tony: Colin Sklpp
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Helen: Loulza Patikas
Tom: Tom Graham
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Adam: Andrew Wincott
Debbie: Tamsin Greig
Lilian: Sunny Ormonde
Jack: Arnold Peters
Peggy: June Spencer
Sid: Alan Devereux
Fallon: Joanna van Kampen
Kathy: Hedll Nlklaus
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Mike: Terry Molloy
Betty: Pamela Craig
Roy: Ian Pepperell
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Matt: Kim Durham
Owen: Jonathan Keeeble
Sam: Robin Pirongs

: Front Row

John Wilson chairs the arts show. Producer Stephen Hughes


Unknown: John Wilson
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: Community Flock

5/5. The community have a pub celebration for
Peaches's triumph over the council. But Keith, the father of her miscarried child, turns up.
For details and cast see Monday Repeated from 10.45am

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion at Shebbear College in Beaworthy, Devon. On the panel are the Minister for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Ben Bradshaw ; Paul Keetch , Liberal Democrat defence spokesman; and Jan Berry , chairman of the Police
Federation. Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Ben Bradshaw
Unknown: Paul Keetch
Unknown: Jan Berry
Producer: Anne Peacock

: State of the Union

A distinctive broadcasting voice reflects on everyday America. This week it's Geoff Nunberg , professor at Stanford University in California.
Producer Jennie Walmsley Repeated on Sunday at 8.50am


Unknown: Geoff Nunberg
Producer: Jennie Walmsley

: The Friday Play: Island

Nikki Black has spent years tracking down her mother, who abandoned her at birth. Now she's found her, and it's time for revenge. Another chance to hear this play by Jane Rogers.
Director Clive Brill


Unknown: Nikki Black
Play By: Jane Rogers.
Director: Clive Brill
Nikki: Kate Ashfield
Calum: David Tennant
Phyllis: Susan Brown

: The World Tonight

Presented by Robin Lustig. Editor David Stevenson


Presented By: Robin Lustig.
Editor: David Stevenson

: Book at Bedtime: Foreign Affairs

10/10. By Alison Lurie. Vinnie suspects that Chuck's affections have cooled, until a phone call turns her world upside down. For details see Monday


Unknown: Alison Lurie.

: Great Lives

4/10. Leonard Woolf. Wine expert Jilly Goolden nominates the writer and political thinker Leonard Woolf , husband of novelist Virginia Woolf and founder of the Hogarth Press, as a "great life". Victoria Glendinning , who's writing the first ever full-length biography devoted to him, joins Goolden and presenter Humphrey Carpenter to consider the life of one of the key members Of the Bloomsbury Group. Producer Peter Everett


Unknown: Leonard Woolf.
Unknown: Jilly Goolden
Unknown: Leonard Woolf
Unknown: Virginia Woolf
Unknown: Victoria Glendinning
Presenter: Humphrey Carpenter
Producer: Peter Everett

: Today in Parliament

Presented by Mark D'Arcy. Editor Peter Knowles


Presented By: Mark D'Arcy.
Editor: Peter Knowles

: News

: Book of the Week: The Two of Us- My Life with John Thaw

5/5. Sheila Hancock reads from her book about her life with husband John Thaw. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Sheila Hancock
Unknown: John Thaw.

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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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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