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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Ruth Scott.


Unknown: Ruth Scott.

: 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 Steve May.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Elaine Storkey.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.
Unknown: Elaine Storkey.

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr and guests set the cultural agenda for the week. Producer Alice Feinstein Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Producer: Alice Feinstein

: Daily Service

Presented by the Rev Stephen Shipley. God Is Working
His Purpose Out (Benson). Ecclesiastes 3, wl-a. Sure On This Shining Night (Barber). A Gaelic Blessing
(Rutter). With the Laudamus Girls' Choir. Musical director Deborah Catterall.


Unknown: Stephen Shipley.
Director: Deborah Catterall.

: Book of the Week: Lizzie Siddal

1/5. Struck by her good looks and her copper hair, the Pre-Raphaelite painters made Lizzie Siddal one of the more recognisable faces of the Victorian era. Susannah Harker reads her remarkable story, written by Lucinda Hawksley and abridged by Doreen Estall. Producer Elizabeth Allard Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Susannah Harker
Written By: Lucinda Hawksley
Abridged By: Doreen Estall.
Producer: Elizabeth Allard

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Isadora and Craig By Derek Bowskill. 1/5. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Derek Bowskill.

: Crimean Voices

2/3. A Most Desperate Undertaking. Britain embarked on a disastrous war against Russia in the Crimea 150 years ago. Tom de Waal travels to the area to consider why the British army was nearly wiped out by disease and starvation as it besieged the city of Sevastopol. Through the letters and diaries of those who were there, he discovers a military system suffused with snobbery and inefficiency. Producer Jolyon Jenkins


Unknown: Tom de Waal
Producer: Jolyon Jenkins

: Ring around the Bath

2/6. When Patrick makes a chart to show where all the children are at any one time, it dawns on Stella that
Egg isn't always where her little arrow says she is. Sitcom by Lucy Clare and Ian Davidson.
Producer/director Elizabeth Freestone


Unknown: Lucy Clare
Unknown: Ian Davidson.
Director: Elizabeth Freestone
Stella: Penny Downie
Patrick: Duncan Preston
Alison: Claudie Blakley
Rick: Bruce MacKinnon
Xanthe: Catherine Shepherd
Egg: Daniela Denby-Ashe
Mrs Fox: Rosle Armstrong

: 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

18/18. Bra/n ofBra/ns. A special invitation challenge match. Chaired by Russell Davies.
Producer Richard Edis Repeated on Saturday at llpm


Unknown: Russell Davies.
Producer: Richard Edis

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Double Acts - The Cyhiraeth

2/5. In 1775, Elizabeth is seeing spirits and n 2004,
Jess is hearing voices. As each girl's father tries to control their futures, an alliance is forged across the centuries. By Ruth Jones and Debbie Moon.
Continuing the series of orginal dramas by new duos.
Producer/director Alison Hindell


Unknown: Ruth Jones
Unknown: Debbie Moon.
Director: Alison Hindell
Elizabeth: Siriol Jenkins
Jess: Sian McDowall
Isaac: Matthew Morgan
Steven: Mike Hayward
Seth: Jams Thomas
Will: Iwan Tudor
Kirkhouse: Richard Mitchley

: Money Box Live

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


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Samantha Washington

: Journeys and Migrations: Stories from theBelfast Festival

1/5. Light-hearted stories by Irish writers, specially commissioned forthe Festival at Queen's.
Singles by Clare Boylan , read by Lynda Bellingham.
When Connie goes on a singles holiday for a final fling, her unlikely roommate leads her to a much more meaningful relationship than she was expecting. Presented by Tony HawkS . Producer Heather Brennon


Unknown: Clare Boylan
Read By: Lynda Bellingham.
Presented By: Tony Hawks
Producer: Heather Brennon

: What Did Your Ancestors Do for a Living?

1/5 Ever wondered how your ancestors earning a crust 100 years ago? Nick Hancock and experts find
_ out about the jobs that have disappeared.
Midlands. Focusing on the jobs that came out of the Staffordshire pottery industry, the mineral quarrying and mining in the area and the hosiery industry of the East Midlands. Producers Helen Stiles and Simon Barnett Adam Hart-Davis on long-lost jobs: page 32


Unknown: Nick Hancock
Producers: Helen Stiles
Producers: Simon Barnett
Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis

: The Food Programme

The Tale of Two Chocolate Factories. Exploring the history and future of York, a city built on chocolate. With Sheila Dillon and Katy Wright. Extended repeat from yesterday at 12.30pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon
Unknown: Katy Wright.

: Four Corners

6/13. Gavin Esler and guests explore a diverse range of international issues. Producer Suchitra Girish


Unknown: Gavin Esler
Producer: Suchitra Girish

: PM

News and analysis, presented by Eddie Mair.


Presented By: Eddie Mair.

: Quote.... Unquote

7/10. Minette Walters , Julian Fellowes ,
Simon Fanshaw and Clive Aslet exchange quotations and anecdotes. From the Corn Exchange, Dorchester.
Chaired by Nigel Rees. The reader is Peter Jefferson. Producer Carol Smith Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm
BBC AUDIO: Highlights from more than 21 years of Quote.... Unquote, selected and introduced by Nigel Rees , are now available on audio cassette from www.bbcshop.com and good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]


Unknown: Minette Walters
Unknown: Julian Fellowes
Unknown: Simon Fanshaw
Unknown: Clive Aslet
Unknown: Nigel Rees.
Unknown: Peter Jefferson.
Producer: Carol Smith
Introduced By: Nigel Rees

: The Archers

Lilian gets a new neighbour.
For cast see page 40 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson with arts news, interviews and reviews. Producer Timothy Prosser


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Timothy Prosser

: Isadora and Craig

1/5. Molly Ringwald and Lorcan Cranitch star in the passionate story of the relationship between the dancer Isadora Duncan and the actor Edward Gordon Craig - son of Ellen Terry - as told through their letters and diary extracts. Compiled by Derek Bowskill. A Blossoming Romance. Gordon Craig first sees
Isadora dance in Berlin in 1904. He is swept away by the beauty of her performance and a passionate affair quickly develops.
Director Katherine Beacon Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Molly Ringwald
Unknown: Lorcan Cranitch
Unknown: Isadora Duncan
Unknown: Edward Gordon
Unknown: Ellen Terry
Unknown: Derek Bowskill.
Unknown: Gordon Craig
Director: Katherine Beacon
Isadora Duncan: Molly Ringwald
Gordon Craig: Lorcan Cranitch
Mary: Barbara Barnes

: The Forgotten Conscripts

During the Second World War, 50,000 young men, known as the Bevan Boys , had no option but to go down the mines to provide the coal on which British industry relied. Without their contribution, the country's war effort could have been seriously impaired. So why have these reluctant miners been overlooked for so long? Gerry Northam unearths the neglected Story of the Bevin Boys. Producer Mark Smalley


Unknown: Bevan Boys
Unknown: Gerry Northam
Unknown: Bevin Boys.
Producer: Mark Smalley

: Crossing Continents

4/8. Cambodia is rife with the trafficking and sexual exploitation of children. In a fractured society still recovering from genocide, sexual mores have broken down, with sex-seeking tourists only exacerbating the problem. Julian Pettifer travels to Phnom Penh to report on efforts to bring to justice the perpetrators of sex Crimes. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Julian Pettifer

: Nature

8/9. The Toxic Timebomb. With many chemical pollutants now awash in the environment, scientists are only just discovering the cause behind the changes in animal behaviour. Not only have these substances caused fish in British rivers to switch sex, but changes are also being seen in birds, mammal and reptiles across the world. With Paul Evans. Producer Sheena Duncan


Unknown: Paul Evans.
Producer: Sheena Duncan

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

International and national news and analysis, presented by Claire Bolderson.


Presented By: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: The Closed Circle

11/15. Clarity in the Caribbean. Claire learns truths about both herself and her sister. Emma Fielding and Alex Jennings continue to read Jonathan Coe 's satire on modern life and sequel to The Rotters' Club, abridged by Sally Marmion. Producer Di Speirs


Unknown: Alex Jennings
Unknown: Jonathan Coe
Abridged By: Sally Marmion.
Producer: Di Speirs

: Home Truths

Shortened repeat from Saturday at 9am

: Today in Parliament

The start of the week's business in Westminster, Presented by Becky Milligan.


Presented By: Becky Milligan.

: News

: Book of the Week: Lizzie Siddal

1/5. By Lucinda Hawksley. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Lucinda Hawksley.

: News

: News

: Stepping Up to the Plate

(1/2) Mike Gallagher and Ed Butler each follow the fortunes of a new US electoral candidate through election night and the week afterwards


Unknown: Mike Gallagher
Unknown: Ed Butler

: News

: News

: News

: News

: Outlook

: News

: Outlook

: Off the Shelf

When the Emperor
Was Divine (2/5)

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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.

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