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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Peter Baker.


Unknown: Peter Baker.

: For What It's Worth

2/5. Kitchenalia. In this social history of antiques and collectables, food historian Ivan Day takes Lars Tharp on a tour of the kitchens at
Harewood House, Yorkshire, in search of a lost tradition ot great British cooking. Producer Lindsay Leonard


Unknown: Lars Tharp
Producer: Lindsay Leonard

: Open Country

Exploring rural life around Britain. Producer Gabi Fisher Repeated on Thursday at 1.30pm


Producer: Gabi Fisher

: Farming Today This Week

Presented by Miriam O'Reilly. Producer Chris Impey


Presented By: Miriam O'Reilly.
Producer: Chris Impey

: Today

With John Humphrys and Carolyn Quinn.
7.25 and 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Rob Marshall.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.
Unknown: Garry Richardson.
Unknown: Rob Marshall.

: Sound Advice

2/10. Gyles Brandreth and his guests lead listeners through the labyrinth Of life. Producer Charlie Taylor


Unknown: Gyles Brandreth
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: Sentimental Journey

writer and 2/10. Arthur Smith accompanies academic, writer ana critic Germaine Greer on a sentimental journey to southern Italy, where she spent the summer in 1967. Producer Vibeke Venema


Unknown: Arthur Smith
Unknown: Germaine Greer

: Excess Baggage

Sandi Toksvig explores the adventures, frustrations and joys Of travel. Producer Harry Parker


Unknown: Sandi Toksvig
Producer: Harry Parker

: Looking for Middle England

2/3. Clubs. Ian Hislop continues his look at the historical, social and moral landscape of that oft-quoted but rarely defined landscape, Middle England, by asking whether one of the key criticisms levelled at it - that it's exclusive and self-serving - is valid. To find out he steps out in Guildford to look at the clubs - explicit and implicit : that sustain Middle England. As well as improving his golf swing and jam-making skills, he discovers a long history of civic engagement that defines Middle Engenders and the world they inhabit. Producer Philip Sellars


Unknown: Ian Hislop
Producer: Philip Sellars

: Week in Westminster

Steve Richards of The Independent takes a look at this week's political events. Editor Peter Mulligan


Unknown: Steve Richards
Editor: Peter Mulligan

: From Our Own Correspondent

A lively collection of dispatches from the BBC s foreign correspondents, who report on stones in their regions. Presented by Kate Adie. producer Tony Grant
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(calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)


Presented By: Kate Adie.
Producer: Tony Grant
Edited By: Tony Grafts

: Money Box

Impartial money advice and the latest news from the world of personal finance, with Paul Lewis. Producer Chris A'Court Repeated tomorrow at 9pm


Unknown: Paul Lewis.

: Armando lannucci's Charm Offensive

6/6. Armando lannucci introduces 30 minutes of topical comedy, chat and big, big fibs as he throws open his radio drop-in centre. With special guests. The last programme in the current series. Repeated from yesterday

: News

National and international news and analysis.

: Any Questions?

Nick Clarke chairs the discussion as an audience in West Bridgford in Nottinghamshire put questions on issues of the week to a panel that includes the Liberal Democrat peer Lord Carlile, the author Tariq Ali, and the former ambassador to Washington, Sir Christopher Meyer.
Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Sir Christopher Meyer

: Any Answers?

Listeners' calls and emails taken by Nick Clarke in response to Any Questions. Producer Lisa Jenkinson
PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 12.30pm; email: any.answers@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: The Saturday Play: The Haunt of Swans

When a recently widowed young woman retreats to a remote part of Scotland to get away from everything, she not only falls in love, but also finds herself caring for an injured whooper swan. By Sharon Oakes.
Director Pauline Harris


Unknown: Sharon Oakes.
Director: Pauline Harris
Fiona: Kaye Wragg
Cameron: Alex Ferns
Rachel: Susan Cookson

: Ragtime

Ragtime, the first black music to become wholly popular, but which was seen by many as a threat, accompanied the dawn of the 20th century in the United States. Conductor and pianist Wayne Marshall looks at its history, the way that Americans responded to it, and whether it played a role in the emerging classical music tradition of the nation. Repeated from Saturday


Pianist: Wayne Marshall

: Weekend Woman's Hour

The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Martha Kearney. Producer Justine Willett ; Editor Jill Burridge EMAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk
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Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Producer: Justine Willett
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Saturday PM

International news and analysis, including sport headlines, presented by Nigel Wrench. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Nigel Wrench.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Bottom Line

6/9. Top business leaders and entrepreneurs talk to Evan Davis about issues that matter to consumers and companies. Producer Neil Koenig


Unknown: Evan Davis
Producer: Neil Koenig

: Loose Ends

Another eclectic mix of conversation, comedy and music, with Ned Sherrin and his guests. Producer Cathie Mahoney


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Producer: Cathie Mahoney

: Profile

3/17. A spotlight on an individual in the news, providing a revealing insight into the personality and motivation of one of the week's movers and shakers.
Editor Maria Balinska Repeated tomorrow at 5.45am and 5.40pm


Editor: Maria Balinska

: Saturday Review

The cultural highlights of the week reviewed by Tom Sutcliffe and his guests. Producer Nicki Paxman


Reviewed By: Tom Sutcliffe
Producer: Nicki Paxman

: The Archive Hour: Dolly's Decade

On 5 July 1996, Dolly the sheep was born. When her existence was announced there was a flurry of publicity, promise and controversy. Yet although the scientific techniques have moved on, no clone since has been as celebrated. Sally Magnusson tells the story of Dolly's brief existence, charting the attitudes, arguments and research that can be traced back to one very special sheep. Producer Monise Durrani


Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Producer: Monise Durrani

: Classic Serial: She

1/2. By H Rider Haggard . Hattie Naylor 's adaptation of the 19th-century bestseller set in a mysterious African kingdom. Ludwig Holly and his ward Leo's quest for the truth behind the legend of Leo's ancestry takes them to Africa, where they find Ayesha, 2,000 years old but beautiful beyond all description, despotically ruling her secret kingdom.
Music by Elizabeth Purnell ; Director Sara Davies Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: H Rider Haggard
Unknown: Ludwig Holly
Music By: Elizabeth Purnell
Director: Sara Davies
Ludwig: Tim McLnnerny
Leo: Oliver Chris
Ayesha: Mia Soteriou
Job: Howard Coggins
Billali: Ben Onwukwe
Amenartas: Janice Acquah
Ustane: Janice Acquah
Vincey: Tom Sherman
Agarah: Damian Lynch
Young Leo: Oliver Baynham

: The Moral Maze

4/9. Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which
Melanie Phillips , Claire Fox , Michael Portillo and Ian Hargreaves cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Melanie Phillips
Unknown: Claire Fox
Unknown: Michael Portillo
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves

: The Write Stuff

4/6. In the literary quiz show, this week's guests are Michele Roberts and Harry Ritchie , who join team captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh. Sylvia Plath is the subject for pastiche, and the reader is Beth Chalmers. Chaired by James Walton. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Michele Roberts
Unknown: Harry Ritchie
Unknown: Sebastian Faulks
Unknown: John Walsh.
Unknown: Sylvia Plath
Unknown: Beth Chalmers.
Unknown: James Walton.

: Poetry Please

9/9. "Summer's lease hath all too short a date". Verse inspired by summer, including poems by Shakespeare,
Philip Larkin and Ros Barber. With readers David Collins , Catherine Harvey , Bonnie Hurren and Bill Wallis. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Philip Larkin
Readers: David Collins
Readers: Catherine Harvey
Readers: Bonnie Hurren
Readers: Bill Wallis.

: Whoever You Choose to Love

2/5. 0 Tell Me the Truth about Love 1/2. The close bond between two sisters begins to dissolve - 14-year-old Carla watches with disapproval as Shona falls in love. Another in a series of short stories from the first collection by Glaswegian writer Colette Paul. Abridged by Jill Waters. Read by Isabelle Joss. Producer Jill Waters


Unknown: Colette Paul.
Abridged By: Jill Waters.
Read By: Isabelle Joss.
Producer: Jill Waters

: One Planet

: News; BBC World Drama

Jump, Mr Malinoff, Jump

: News

: The Ticket

: News

: The Interview

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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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