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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Stephen Wigley.


Unknown: Stephen Wigley.

: The Real World

2/5. Monks or nuns from Christian and Buddhist traditions leave their communities to mix in "the real world", record their impressions and reflect on definitions of "reality". Today, Father Tim Gardner , a Dominican friar entering the world of PR. Producer Kirsten Dwight


Unknown: Father Tim Gardner
Producer: Kirsten Dwight

: Open Country

Exploring rural life around the UK.
Producer Sandra Sykes Repeated on Thursday at 1.30pm


Producer: Sandra Sykes

: Farming Today This Week

The issues of the week for the countryside and the food it produces. Presented by Miriam O'Reilly. Producer Bernadette McConnell


Presented By: Miriam O'Reilly.
Producer: Bernadette McConnell

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
7.20 Yesterday In Parliament With Mark D'Arcy.
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Catherine Pepinster.
8.50 L Wonly Yesterday In Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Catherine Pepinster.

: Saturday Live

Fi Glover is joined by composer and tabla player
Kuljit Bhamra , and by poet Elvis McGonagall. producer Simon Clancy


Unknown: Kuljit Bhamra
Unknown: Elvis McGonagall.
Producer: Simon Clancy

: Excess Baggage

Exploring the adventures, frustrations and joys of travel With John McCarthy. Producer Harry Parker


Unknown: John McCarthy.
Producer: Harry Parker

: The Hunt for the Hum

Comedian, musician and "sonic expert" Bill Bailey explores the phenomenon of often-irritating low-frequency noise, and goes in search of apparently mysterious hums that have been heard from Tokyo to Toronto and from Beijing to Bristol. Engineers, hospital consultants, acoustics experts and sperm whales all play their part in a strange and occasionally sad story of industrialisation and noise pollution, producer John Byrne Behind the Scenes: page 117.


Unknown: Bill Bailey
Producer: John Byrne

: Week in Westminster

Jackie Ashley of The Guardian takes a look at the week's political events. Editor Marie Jessel


Unknown: Jackie Ashley
Editor: Marie Jessel

: From Our Own Correspondent

A lively collection of dispatches from the BBC's foreign correspondents. Presented by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant RT DIRECT: From Our Own Correspondent, edited by Tony Grant , is available for £15.99 (RRP E16.99) 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

The latest from the world of personal finance, including impartial advice. Producer Chris A'Court Repeated tomorrow at 9pm

: The News Quiz

5/8. Topical comedy panel game, featuring cryptic questions, acerbic satire and humorous newspaper cuttings. Presented by Sandi Toksvig. Repeated from yesterday


Presented By: Sandi Toksvig.

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience in Eastbourne put questions on the week's topical issues to a panel that includes the former Conservative leader lain Duncan-Smith. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby

: 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: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

When a London lawyer studies the last will of his old friend Dr Jekyll his suspicions are aroused. Why has upright, respectable Dr Jekyll left everything to the sinister Edward Hyde? Robert Louis Stevenson 's gothic horror story focuses on the underlying suggestion that evil is potentially more powerful than good. It was an idea that grabbed the public's attention when it was published in 1886, and still resonates today. Dramatised by Yvonne Antrobus.


Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Dramatised by: Yvonne Antrobus
Producer/Director: Claire Grove
Dr Henry Jekyll/Edward Hyde: Adam Godley
Utterson: David Horovltch
Enfield: Mark Straker
Mrs Utterson: Christine Kavanagh
Lanyon: Sam Dale
Poole: Joseph Kloska
Sir Danvers: Ian Masters
Girl/Maid: Emma Noakes
Housekeeper: Bethan Walker

: The Eel Pie Island Hotel

Paul Jones looks back at the history of the Eel Pie Island Hotel, which became a regular haunt in the 60s for many of the British blues boomers, including Rod Stewart , the Rolling Stones and the Who. The hotel burnt down in 1971, but its history is preserved in stories and poems, as well as accounts from musicians George Melly ,
Ian McLagan and Ronnie Wood. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Paul Jones
Unknown: Rod Stewart
Musicians: George Melly
Musicians: Ian McLagan
Musicians: Ronnie Wood.

: Weekend Woman's Hour

The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Carolyn Ouinn. Editor Jill Burridge
RT DIRECT: To order the hardback book of Woman's Hour. Celebrating 60 Years of Women's Lives for £14.99 (RRP £20.00) including p&p, call [number removed] or send a cheque payable to BBC Shop to
[address removed]


Presented By: Carolyn Ouinn.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Saturday PM

National and international news and reports, plus sporting headlines, presented by Nigel Wrench. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Nigel Wrench.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Bottom Line

2/9. The programme that has some of the biggest names in business talking frankly about the workplace issues that really matter - from the boardroom to the shop floor. Evan Davis talks to successful entrepreneurs and company bosses who tell him what's on their radar this week. Editor Stephen Chilcott


Talks: Evan Davis
Editor: Stephen Chilcott

: Loose Ends

Another eclectic mix of conversation, comedy and music, With Ned Sherrin and his guests. Producer CathieMahoney


Unknown: Ned Sherrin

: Profile

Friends, family and colleagues provide an insight into the personality of one of the week's headline-makers.
Producer Emma Rippon Repeated tomorrow at 5.45am and 5.40pm


Producer: Emma Rippon

: Saturday Review

Tom Sutcliffe and his guests discuss the cultural highlights of the week.


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe

: The Archive Hour: SAS - the Originals

Conventional wisdom has it that the founder of the SAS (Special Air Service), David Stirling , died
- without ever putting on record how he formed the the unit in the North African desert campaign during the Second World War. But, 20 years ago, Stirling and a handful of the surviving members of "The Originals", met to put it all on tape. Here Stirling and his men tell the remarkable story of the birth of the SAS, with commentary by Gordon Stevens. Producer Julian Mayers


Unknown: David Stirling
Commentary By: Gordon Stevens.
Producer: Julian Mayers

: Classic Serial: Germinal

3/3. Etienne has been forced into hiding as the strike continues and the militia have been called in. The news leaks out that the mining company is recruiting strike-breakers from Belgium and urgent action is need. The concluding episode of Emila Zola 's masterpiece is dramatised by Diana Griffiths.
Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Emila Zola
Dramatised By: Diana Griffiths.
Narrator: David Bradley
Etienne: Joe Absolom
Catherine: Emily Chennery
Maheu: Charles Dale
La Maheude: Deborah McAndrew
Souvarine: Gary Lewis
Chaval/Captain: Leigh Symonds
Negrel: James Nickerson
LaMouquette: Vicky Binns
Sentry: Freddie MacHin
Jeanlin: Aldan Parsons
Lydie: Daisy Jones

: The Moral Maze

2/12. Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which Steven Rose , Ian Hargreaves , Melanie Phillips and Michael Portillo cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Steven Rose
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves
Unknown: Melanie Phillips
Unknown: Michael Portillo

: Land Lines

4/6. Marston Vale. Encountering wings, water and fire,
Brett Westwood and his two landscape detectives explore the hidden history of Marston Vale near Bedford. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Brett Westwood

: Poetry Please

6/9. Roger McGough shakes off the winter blues with a burst of colour as he introduces a selection of verse about the visual arts by Miroslav Holub , William Blake , Elizabeth Jennings and WS Graham. Read by Rupert Wickham , Adjoa Andoh , Jonjo O'Neill and Jim Findley. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Roger McGough
Unknown: Miroslav Holub
Unknown: William Blake
Unknown: Elizabeth Jennings
Unknown: Ws Graham.
Read By: Rupert Wickham
Read By: Adjoa Andoh
Read By: Jonjo O'Neill
Read By: Jim Findley.

: Wild Ways

2/5. Tofino. Poppy is 12, and finding travelling through the States and Canada with her mother and her mother's bossy, judgemental best friend rather a trial, particularly as they seem to be trying to re-enact some kind of Thelma and Louise escapade. But a whale-watching expedition off the coast of British Columbia is everything she hoped for and more. Jill Dawson 's story, read by Helen Longworth , continues the series of stories about women on the road. Producer Sara Davies


Unknown: Jill Dawson
Read By: Helen Longworth
Producer: Sara Davies

: News

: One Planet

as part of the India Rising season, an edition devoted to genetically modified foods in India

: BBC World Drama

Beautiful Only at Night: documentary drama about a group of Ugandan youths who created a play through workshops

: News

: The Ticket

: Politics UK

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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.

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