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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Ian Mackenzie.


Unknown: Ian MacKenzie.

: Composers in the Countryside

5/5. Herbert Howells 's in Gloucestershire. Simon Halsey visits
Chosen Hill , where the young Howells used to walk, to discover how the landscape appears in his music. producer Sara Conkey


Unknown: Herbert Howells
Unknown: Simon Halsey
Unknown: Chosen Hill
Producer: Sara Conkey

: 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 chnsimpey


Presented By: Miriam O'Reilly.

: Today

With John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
7 25 and 8 25 sports News With Garry Richardson.
7.48 Thouqht for the Day With the Rev Dr Giles Fraser.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Garry Richardson.
Unknown: Dr Giles Fraser.

: Sound Advice

9/10. Gyles Brandreth and guests lead listeners through the labyrinth of life.


Presenter: Gyles Brandreth
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: Sentimental Journey

9/10. Roger McGough and the Italian Job. In the 1950s an unassuming young student named Roger McGough , who had never been abroad, took a holiday job as an Itahan tour guide. Arthur Smith accompanies the poet to relive hair-raising moments in Rimini. Producer sara Jane Hall


Unknown: Roger McGough
Unknown: Roger McGough
Unknown: Arthur Smith
Unknown: Jane Hall

: International Cricket*

Nat West Series: England v Pakistan
The second one-day international in this season's five-match series takes place at Lord's. With commentary by Jonathan Agnew , Henry Blofeld and Jonny Saunders , who are joined by experts Angus Fraser and Mike Gatting.
Producer Peter Baxter *approximate time


Commentary By: Jonathan Agnew
Commentary By: Henry Blofeld
Commentary By: Jonny Saunders
Unknown: Angus Fraser
Unknown: Mike Gatting.
Producer: Peter Baxter

: Excess Baggage .ctratinns and

Sandy Toksvig explores the adventures, frustrations and joys Of travel. Producer Anne Marie Cole


Unknown: Sandy Toksvig
Producer: Anne Marie Cole

: For One Night Only

3/4. Miles Davis and Ouincy Jones , Live at Montreux In 1991, for the 25th Montreux Jazz Festival, Quincy Jones coaxed Miles Davis - renowned for his relentless pursuit of new sounds and his intransigent refusal to revisit past glories - into reprising his classic performances from the period 1949-60. Those who were there tell Paul Gambaccini of the magic of hearing Davis's Porgy and Bess and Sketches of Spain again. Davis died two months later. Producer Marya Burgess


Unknown: Miles Davis
Unknown: Ouincy Jones
Unknown: Quincy Jones
Unknown: Miles Davis
Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Producer: Marya Burgess

: Talking Politics

Sheena McDonald and guests provide fresh insight into political ideas and issues, as welle as current political events political ideas and issues, as well as current political even Producer Dennis Sewell


Unknown: Sheena McDonald
Producer: Dennis Sewell

: From Our Own Correspondent

A lively collection of dispatches from the BBC foreign correspondents, who report on stories in their regions. Presented by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant RT DIRECT: From Our Own Correspondent, edited by Tony Grant , is available for E15.99 (rrp £16.99) including p&P- Call [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)


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

: Money Box

New series 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.

: Linda Smith - a Modern Radio Star

Another chance to hear this tribute to comedian and Radio 4 favourite Linda Smith , who died earlier this year. Andy Hamilton talks to her friends and colleagues and to her partner Warren Lakin. He also treats us to some of her best radio bits, including her own sitcom Linda Smith 's A Brief History of Timewasting, her appearances as a panellist on The News Quiz, Just a Minute and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue, and her musings on Radio 4 Devout Sceptics that led to her being asked to be president of the Humanist Society. Producer Claire Jones


Unknown: Linda Smith
Talks: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Warren Lakin.
Unknown: Linda Smith
Producer: Claire Jones

: News

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience at Calshot Spit in Southampton puts topical questions from the week's news to actor and Labour Party supporter Patrick Stewart. columnist David Aaronovitch , and Shireen Ritchie of the Women2Win Campaign advisory board. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Patrick Stewart.
Unknown: David Aaronovitch
Unknown: Shireen Ritchie

: Any Answers?

Listeners' calls and emails taken by Jonathan Dimbleby 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: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: The Saturday Play: Adulteries of aProvincial Wife

Gustave Flaubert 's masterpiece Madame Bovary was published 150 years ago. Who was the inspiration for Emma Bovary and how did Flaubert's own life become embroiled in his writing? By Stephen Wakelam. Producer/Director Sally Avens Madame Bovary is the Woman's Hour Drama Mon-Fri at 10.45am and 7.45pm


Unknown: Gustave Flaubert
Unknown: Madame Bovary
Unknown: Emma Bovary
Unknown: Stephen Wakelam.
Director: Sally Avens
Director: Madame Bovary
Louis: Daniel Evans
Flaubert: Robert Glenister
Louise: Anastasia Hillie
Mme Flaubert: Jennie Stoller
Senard: Sam Dale
Max: Joseph Kloska
Prosecutor: Paul Richard Biggin
Mme Delamare: Tracy Wiles
Caroline: Isabella Parriss

: Divine Voices

Michael Bourdeaux visits Holy Trinity Seminary in upstate New York which helped keep Russian Orthodox church music alive during the Soviet Communist era. RptdfromTue


Unknown: Michael Bourdeaux

: Weekend Woman's Hour

The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Martha Kearney. Editor Jill Burridge EMAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk RT DIRECT: Woman's Hour: a Celebration of Mothers, featuring excerpts from the programme, is available on audio cassette and CD from www.bbcshop.com, or by calling [number removed], quoting [number removed] A feature celebrating 60 years of Woman's Hour is in the October issue of Good Food Magazine, on sale now


Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Saturday PM

News and analysis, with Nigel Wrench. Editor Peter Rippon


Unknown: Nigel Wrench.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: A World in Your Ear

5/8. Rosie Goldsmith harvests a few garden-related audio treats from around the world. From Radio Taiwan International: a story about the balcony garden; from Eritrea: how to create a sustainable garden; and from the USA: horticultural advice from "doctor dirt". Producer Rosie Goldsmith


Unknown: Rosie Goldsmith
Producer: Rosie Goldsmith

: 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

11/17. A spotlight on an individual in this week's news. Editor Maria Balinska Repeated tomorrow at 5.45am and 5.40pm


Editor: Maria Balinska

: Saturday Review

PD James, Piers Plowright and Denise Mina are Tom Sutcliffe 's guests who review the week's cultural highlights. Producer Nicki Paxman


Unknown: Piers Plowright
Unknown: Denise Mina
Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Producer: Nicki Paxman

: The Archive Hour: Diva

A history of the diva, from the earliest opera stars of the bel canto to recent megastars of popular music, by Peggy Reynolds. She takes a look at what it takes to turn a singer into a real star - an iconic figure for a generation. With broadcaster Paul Gambaccini , opera director John Copley and music lecturer Richard Witts. Producer Sara Davies


Music By: Peggy Reynolds.
Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Director: John Copley
Unknown: Richard Witts.
Producer: Sara Davies

: Classic Serial: Erewhon

2/2. Life in Erewhon is becoming uncomfortable for Higgs. He is under suspicion from the evil Professor Mahaina for possessing a music box and his beloved Arowhena is about to be arrested for the serious offence of having a head cold. Samuel Butler 's satire on Victorian society is dramatised by Eamonn O'Neill , Martin Shea and James O'Neill.
Producer/Director Gary Brown Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Samuel Butler
Dramatised By: Eamonn O'Neill
Dramatised By: Martin Shea
Dramatised By: James O'Neill.
Director: Gary Brown
Higgs: Graeme Hawley
Arowhena: Jasmine Hyde
Nosnibor: Jonathan Taller
Mrs Nosnibor: Sue Rydinq
Mahaina: Brigit Forsyth
Thims: Leigh Symonds
Lord Stafford: David Fleeshman
Judge: Stuart Richman

: Hecklers

3/3. Aid and debt relief are sources of problems rather than salvation for Africa, argues Andrew Mwenda , a Ugandan journalist trying to win over an audience at the Royal
Geographical Society in London. Evan Davis is the referee. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Andrew Mwenda

: X Marks the Spot

6/6. Panellists Simon Fanshawe , Sue Gaisford and Robin Simon race against the clock to locate a mystery treasure. David Stafford presents. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Simon Fanshawe
Unknown: Sue Gaisford
Unknown: Robin Simon
Unknown: David Stafford

: Poetry Please

To mark the centenary of John Betjeman 's birth,
Roger McGough celebrates his poetry, with readings by Stephen Fry , Miriam Margolyes and Samuel West. Repeated from Sun


Unknown: John Betjeman
Unknown: Roger McGough
Unknown: Stephen Fry
Unknown: Miriam Margolyes
Unknown: Samuel West.

: Small Crimes in an Age of Abundance

5/5. Powder 2/2. When Ginny and Theo return home for the holidays, questions are asked about the bag of bags. Short story by Matthew Kneale. Abridged by Richard Hamilton ; read by Robert Bathurst. Producer Elizabeth Allard


Story By: Matthew Kneale.
Abridged By: Richard Hamilton
Read By: Robert Bathurst.
Producer: Elizabeth Allard

: One Planet

: BBC World Drama

World Drama: Object of Insane Desire, by Marcy Kahan


Unknown: Marcy Kahan

: 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.

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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