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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

Presented by the Rev Ernest Rea.


Unknown: Ernest Rea.

: Farming Today

Presented by Mark Holdstock.


Presented By: Mark Holdstock.

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Dr Alan Billings.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Garry Richardson.
Unknown: Dr Alan Billings.

: Start the Week

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


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Producer: Victoria Wakely

: Daily Service

Led by Judy Merry. Jesus Is Lord! Creation's Voice
Proclaims It (Mansell). Psalm 47. 0 Be Joyful in the Lord
(Britten). 0 Worship the King (Hanover). With the John Powell Singers. Director of music John Powell.


Unknown: Judy Merry.
Singers: John Powell

: Book of the Week: Wild Mary

1/5. Mary Wesley was a rebellious child. She didn't t trust those who should have protected her, and, naturally impulsive, she awaited an opportunity to express ner anger in some mutinous act. Biography of the novelist by Patrick Marnham , abridged by Polly Coles. Read by Felicity Kendal. Producer CliveBrill Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: Wild Mary by Patrick Marnham is available for E16.99 (rrp E18.99) including p&p. To order, send a cheque payable to RT Direct Book Offers. Address: [address removed]. Call: [number removed], quoting RT. or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com. UK delivery only


Unknown: Mary Wesley
Unknown: Patrick Marnham
Abridged By: Polly Coles.
Read By: Felicity Kendal.
Unknown: Patrick Marnham

: Woman's Hour from 10.45

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Ottoline and Bertie
1/5. Dramatisation by Derek Bowskill of the letters ana journals of Bertrand Russell and Lady ottoline Morrell. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Derek Bowskill
Unknown: Bertrand Russell
Unknown: Lady Ottoline Morrell.

: Test Match special

England v Sri Lanka
The fifth and final day's play in the Second Test at Edgbaston.
Producer Peter Baxter


Producer: Peter Baxter

: I Want to Give Up Driving

Asthmatic Friend of the Earth and self-confessed car-driving hypocrite Dave Cohen wants to give up his car addiction. But can he persuade the rest of the planet to give up too, starting with his family and neighbours? More to the point, can he persuade himself? Producer Neil Koenig


Unknown: Dave Cohen
Producer: Neil Koenig

: Life In London

5/6. The Show Folks. Jerry rescues a damsel at Bartholomew Fair who leads him once more to the rapacious Lady Wanton. A dramatisation by Dan Tetsell of the 19th-century comic novel by Pierce Egan. Other parts played by members of the cast Producer Tilusha Ghelani


Unknown: Dan Tetsell
Novel By: Pierce Egan.
Producer: Tilusha Ghelani
Pierce Egan: Geoffrey McGivern
Corinthian Tom: Greg Wise
Jerry Hawthorn: Mark Gatiss
Bob Logic: James Bachman
Mrs Harris: Chris Douglas
Lady Wanton: Morwenna Banks
Jane: Margaret Cabourn Smith
Sir Richard: Dave Lamb
Actor: Dave Lamb

: You and Yours

Consumer affairs, with Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.

: Counterpoint

13/13. The grand final of the wide-ranging music guiz, Chaired by Ned Sherrin. Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated Sat llpm


Unknown: Ned Sherrin.
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Wendy House.

1970: three friends are working together towards their exams. They meet in the old Wendy House in Jenny s garden. Later, on her 50th birthday, Miranda has to disinter painful memories of something that happened then to end the innocence of her childhood. By Tessa Hadley. Producer/Director Tim Dee


Unknown: Tessa Hadley.
Director: Tim Dee
Miranda: Harriet Walter
Young Miranda: Jasmine Hyde
Sarah: Vineeta Rishi
Jenny: Eleanor Tremain
Paul: Owen Teale
Freddie: John Telfer

: Money Box Live

Listeners' personal finance questions answered by Vincent Duggleby and his guests. producer Louise Greenwood PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 1.30pm


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Louise Greenwood

: People I Wanted to Be

1/5. From the Fourth Row. A young Czech illustrator, is fed-up with the daily routine of his tiresome existence. A week-long series of stories by Gina Ochsner about people who feel that their lives are loose skins they've not quite grown into. Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt . producer Carla de Wee


Stories By: Gina Ochsner
Read By: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Producer: Carla de Wee

: This Sceptred Isle: Empire

76/90 Lord Curzon - Goodbye to All That. Of all the viceroys of India, George Nathaniel Curzon was, arguably, one of the most intelligent, well-informed, and best intentioned, but the end of his period of office was not at all what he would have wished. Christopher Lee 's history of the British Empire continues. Narrated by Juliet Stevenson , with readings by Saeed Jaffrey and JOSS Ackland. Producer Pete Atkin RT DIRECT: Be one of the first to own This Sceptred Isle: Empire, Volume 3: 1876-1947. Pre-order now and save E7. Volumes 1 and 2 also available on CD from www.bbcshop.com, or by calling [number removed], quoting RTD5


Unknown: George Nathaniel Curzon
Unknown: Christopher Lee
Unknown: Juliet Stevenson
Unknown: Saeed Jaffrey
Unknown: Joss Ackland.
Producer: Pete Atkin

: The Food Programme

Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm

: Four Corners

9/13. Discussion programme with contributors from across the globe offering their perspectives on topical issues. Hosted by Anne Mackenzie. Producer Mark Rickards


Unknown: Anne MacKenzie.
Producer: Mark Rickards

: PM

News and analysis, with Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

2/6. The famous antidote to panel games comes again to the Bristol Hippodrome, where Jeremy Hardy joins regulars Barry Cryer , Graeme Garden , Tim Brooke-Taylor and chairman Humphrey Lyttelton. Colin Sell is at the piano. Producer Jon Naismith Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm


Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton.
Unknown: Colin Sell
Producer: Jon Naismith

: The Archers

The Aldridges celebrate a milestone.
For cast see page 32 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm


Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Lilian Bellamy: Sunny Ormonde
Jolene Perks: Buffy Davis
Clarrie Grundy: Rosalind Adams
Roy Tucker: Ian Pepperell
Mike Tucker: Terry Molloy
Hayley Tucker: Lorraine Coady
Alistair Lloyd: Michael Lumsden
Shula Hebden Lloyd: Judy Bennett
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth Archer: Felicity Finch
Tom Archer: Tom Graham
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Fallon Rogers: Joanna van Kampen
Adam Macy: Andrew Wincott
Brenda Tucker: Amy Shindler
Caroline Pemberton: Sara Coward
Oliver Sterling: Michael Cochrane
Matt Crawford: Kim Durham
Jazzer: Ryan Kelly
Bert Fry: Eric Allan
Sam Batton: Robin Pirongs
Ian Craig: Stephen Kennedy
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harris

: Front Row

Mark Lawson meets playwright Tom Stoppard , whose new play Rock and Roll includes a reflection on life in Prague from spring 1968 to the Velvet Revolution of 1990, a time when rock music could embody resistance to the regime. Producer Jerome Weatherald


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Tom Stoppard
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Ottoline and Bertie

1/5. The love affair between a passionate philosopher, Bertrand Russell , and the high-born wife of an MP,
Lady Ottoline Morrell. Dramatised from their letters and journals by Derek Bowskill.
Producer/Director Gary Brown Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Bertrand Russell
Unknown: Lady Ottoline Morrell.
Unknown: Derek Bowskill.
Director: Gary Brown
Bertie: James Nickerson
Ottoline: Susannah Harkei

: Faultlines

4/4. Lebanon. Lebanon sits among some of the strongest cross currents of history, currents that pulled it into a vortex of war and mayhem that ended just 15 years ago. Allan Little looks at the reasons why Lebanon's beguiling cultural and religious pluralism dragged it towards destruction. Producer Jane Beresford


Unknown: Allan Little
Producer: Jane Beresford

: The Learning Curve

The guide to the world of learning, with Libby Purves. Producer Rebecca Moore Repeated on Sunday at 11pm


Unknown: Libby Purves.
Producer: Rebecca Moore

: Nature

3/8. Glacier. Paul Evans makes a remarkable journey into a sub-glacial world where his Norwegian hosts have built a laboratory. He discovers to his great surprise that life triumphs even here in the deep dark reaches of a glacier's belly. Producer Julian Hector Repeated tomorrow at 11am


Unknown: Paul Evans
Producer: Julian Hector

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

Presented by Claire Bolderson.


Presented By: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: Black Swan Green

6/10. Knife Grinder. Jason Taylor is a 13-year-old facing the usual adolescent problems: family tensions, school bullies and the mysteries of girls. Now the village is uniting against a gypsy encampment and Jason's loyalties are tested. A story by David Mitchell, abridged by Roger Pine. Read by Stuart McLoughlin. Producer Sara Davies
RT DIRECT: Black Swan Green by David Mitchell is available for
E15.99 (rrp £16.99), including p&p. To order, send a cheque payable to RT Direct Book Offers. Address: [address removed]. Call [number removed], quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com. UK delivery only


Unknown: Jason Taylor
Story By: David Mitchell
Abridged By: Roger Pine.
Read By: Stuart McLoughlin.
Producer: Sara Davies
Unknown: David Mitchell

: The Sports Programme

3/8. An intelligent guide to sport, presented by John Wilson. Producer Kevin Mousley


Presented By: John Wilson.
Producer: Kevin Mousley

: The King of the Swingers

Trumpeter and singer Louis Prima , one of the most prolific and accomplished jazz musicians of the 20th century, is now remembered mostly for his role as King Louis in Walt Disney's The Jungle Book. Humphrey Lyttelton examines his life and influence. Producer James Crawford


Singer: Louis Prima
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton
Producer: James Crawford

: News

: Book of the Week: Wild Mary

1/5. Patrick Marnham 's biography of novelist Mary Wesley. Read by Felicity Kendal. Repeated from 9.45am
World Briefing 1.40 Analysis 1.50 Sports Round-up 2.00 News
2.05 Faultlines (2/4) 2.30 Culture Shock 3.00 News 3.05 Outlook
4.00 World Today 5.00 World Briefing


Unknown: Patrick Marnham
Unknown: Mary Wesley.
Read By: Felicity Kendal.

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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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