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: Wertd News

: Prayer for the Day

With Father Wilfred McGreal.

: Farming Today

Presented by Anna Hi !L


Presented By: Anna Hi

: Today

With James Naughtie and Carolyn Quinn.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
With Garry Richardson.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Garry Richardson

: Yesterday in Parliament

With Sean Curran and Susan Hulme.


Unknown: Susan Hulme

: Thought for the Day

With Dr Mona S!ddiqu!.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament

: The Long View

New series 1/6. Beards. When Clarence Willcock refused to present his ID card to a police officer in 1950, it led to a test case in the High Court. Jonathan F Freedland is joined by Shami Chakrabarti of Liberty. Martin Linton MP - who developed the prototype of the new biometric cards - and Peter Byrne, alias Andy Crawford in Dixon of Dock Green, to debate ID cards in 1950s Britain and in Britain today. Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Shami Chakrabarti
Unknown: Martin Linton
Unknown: Peter Byrne
Producer: Laurence Grissell

: Me and My Bug ...;_

New series 1/5. Fivemicrobioiog)stsd!scussttie!r relationship with a favourite microbe. DrHaze! Barton takes Joiyon Jenkins underground on a hunt tor one or the world's most abundant organisms - Pelagiba er utMoue. First discovered in the Sargasso sea !n the 1970s, pe/agtbacte lives on practically nothing. But can it survive in cave rocks deep under the Kentucky countrys!de!-Producer Jolyon Jenkins


Unknown: Joiyon Jenkins
Producer: Jolyon Jenkins

: Book of the Week: Swimming with My Father

2/5. Young Jeal is sent off to boarding schools mother anxious that he be exposed to the influence of less cranky mates than his father. By Tim Jeal, read by Tim Pigott-Smith. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am


Author: Tim Jeal
Reader: Tim Pigott-Smith

: Daily Service

Presented by the Rev Stephen Shiptey. We Find Thee Lord, in Others' Need (Dominus RegffMe). Matthew 10, vv 24-33. O for a Closer Walk (Stanford). Thy Kingdom is Upon You (Wolvercote). Director of music Ian Tracey.


Unknown: Stephen Shiptey.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.


Presented By: Jenni Murray.

: Appointments

ByJuiia Darting.
2/5. The Roman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm Juiia Darting. 8/9. Ocean Wanderers. Recent research has shown just how far and fast albatrosses travel. Gi!!ian Burke finds out how understanding the birds' movements may he!p 10 Conserve them. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm


Unknown: Ian Burke

: Associated London Scripts

1/2. Associated London Scripts was a workers co-operative formed in the iate 1950s by Enc Sykes, Spike Milligan, Ray Galton, Alan Simpson and Johnny Speight.
This programme looks at how and why it was formed and sheds some tight on their working practices.


Producer: Mario Stylianides
Producer: Ed Morrish

: You and Yours

Consumer issues, presented by John Waite and Peter White , including a took at how first-time house buyers tare in other countries. And at 12.30 Call You and Yours. PHONE: [number removed]0444 Lines open from Mam


Presented By: John Waite
Presented By: Peter White

: The World at One

News and analysis, presented by Nick Clarke.


Presenter: Nick Clarke

: Arthur Miller: the Accidental Music Collector

in 1941 Arthur Miller was sent south to Wilmington,
North Carolina, to record the accents of the former
slave port a few weeks before the attack on Pearl Harbor. Christopher Bigsby discovered the material he gathered and hears Miller tell the story of how. quite by chance, the playwright became a music collector. Producer Julian May


Unknown: Pean Harbor.
Unknown: Christopher Bigsby

: The Archers

: Afternoon Play: Brain of Brighouse

Danny Crossley, child prodigy and quiz-show whizz-kid, becomes convinced that TV gameshow host, Mike Cosier, is his long-lost dad. We follow Danny's painful journey as he discovers the truth. By Lloyd Peters


Writer: Lloyd Peters
Producer/Director: Katherine Beacon
Danny: Adam Paulden
Vince: Phillp Jackson
Mike/Dad: Andrew Dunn
Joyce: Sue Jenkins
Rhoda: Rachel Spencer
Freda: Rita May
Joe: Gary Brown

: Home Planet

6/13. Listeners' questions about the environment, discussed by Richard Daniel and a panel of specialists
ADDRESS' Home Planet. [address removed] email: home.planet@bbc.co.uk Phone: [number removed]
Producer Nick Patrick


Unknown: Richard Daniel
Producer: Nick Patrick

: Small Crimes in an Age of Abundance

2/5 Numbers. When things go wrong at home. Jim, a mathematician, "retreats into coping, trying not to mind as the details of his life slip into chaos". By Matthew Kneale, read by William Hope. For details see yesterday.


Writer: Matthew Kneale
Read By: William Hope

: Soundscape - the White-Tailed Sea Eagle

2/5 It's late winter, and the white-tailed sea eagles hunt and scavenge for food: raiding fish farms, scouring the shoreline and chasing eider duck on a loch. In mid-April the first sea eagle chick hatches out of its egg on the island of Mull. For details see yesterday.

: Shop Tattt

12/12 The world of business, money and technology discussed by Heather Payton and her guests. Producer Richard Fenton-Sm !th


Unknown: Heather Payton
Producer: Richard Fenton-Sm

: The Learning Curve

2/7. The guide to the wide world of iearnmg. w!th Ubby Purves. Producer Sarah Tempest Repeated on Sunday at 11pm


Unknown: Ubby Purves.

: PM

News and analysis, presented by Eddie Mair.

: Giles Wemmbley Hoqg Goes Off

5/6 The globetrotting hero deades to help rebuild a village and gets stuck into a bit of voodoo as he goes off to Haiti. Written by Marcus Brigstocke and Jeremy Sasby . with additional material by Graeme Garden. producer David Tyler
BBC AUDIO: Hiqhliqhts from various episodes of Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off are available on CD from www.bbcshop.com and good retail outlets. or by calling [number removed]


Written By: Marcus Brigstocke
Written By: Jeremy Sasby
Unknown: Graeme Garden.
Unknown: Giles Wemmbley Hogg
Giles: Marcus Briqstocke
Marianne: Llewelia Gideon
Jean: Don Gilet
George: Ram John Homer
L!z: Vkk! Pepperd!ne
Sob: Stuart Milligan
Daniella: Ahson Sen!or
TheHounqan: Babou Cessay

: The Archers

Kenton takes some responsibi!!ty.
' For cast see pade 44 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson reports from Caravaggio: the Final Years, a major new exhibition at the National Gallery in London.


Presenter: Mark Lawson
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: Appointments

2/5. 77)6 House of Sp/hfs. MaureenWetherbyhas recent!y teamed that she has a tumour behind her eye. Undaunted, she's made an appointment to see Theresa to find out what the future holds. By Juiia Darting. For cast and detai!s see Monday Repeated from 10.45am

: File on 4

4/9. Speeding and mistakes by drivers are said to be the biggest causes of road accidents in the UK. But is there a factor that is being overlooked? Allan Urry investigates concerns about the poor maintenance and construction of Britain's roads.
(Repeated on Sunday at 5pm)


Reporter: Allan Urry
Producer: Gregor Stewart

: In Touch

News of interest to blind and partial sighted people. presented by Peter White.


Presenter: Peter White.
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel

: All in the Mind

New series 1/10. The programme dedicated to the mysterious workings of the brain. Dr Raj Persaud examines the latest research and brings together experts from the worlds of psychiatry, psychology and menta! heaith. Executive producer Rebecca Asher Repeated tomorrow 4.30pm


Unknown: Dr Raj Persaud
Producer: Rebecca Asher

: The Long View

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Brian Hanrahan.


Unknown: Brian Hanrahan.

: Book at Bedtime: The Promise of Happiness

2/10. As Juiiet is released from prison in America, her family in Britain try to come to terms with her return. By Justin Cartwright. ForfurtherdetaDsseeyesterday


Unknown: Justin Cartwright.

: What a Carve Up!

New series 1/8. Set in 1991, Jonathan Coe's cult novel is a black comedy, inspired by the immorality, greed and ambition of 1980s Britain. Adapted by David Nobbs.
Director Lucy Armitage
Charlie Hiqson treads the boards for radio: page 125


Author: Jonathan Coe
Adapted by: David Nobbs
Michael: Robert Bathurst
Fiona: Fiona Allen
Hortensia/Tabitha: Flaminia Cinque
Mortimer: Charlie Higson
Alice: Lucy Punch
Pyles: Jeff Rawle
Michael's mum: Geraldine McNulty
Lawrence/Waiter: Gus Brown

: Today in ParMament

Today's events at Westminster, with Susan Hume !.


Unknown: Susan Hume

: News

: Book of the Week: Swimming with My Father

2/5. By Tim Jeal. Repeated from 9.45am

: News

: Masterpiece

British Museums discussion (2/2)

: Westway

: Heart and Sou!

Faithfu!iy Single (1/3)

: News

: Go Digita!

: News

: Out!ook

: Off the She!f

The Mntf) Lire or Louis Drax by Liz Jensen (8/)0)


Unknown: Louis Drax
Unknown: Liz Jensen

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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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