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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Glenn Jordan.


Unknown: Glenn Jordan.

: Farming Today

Moira Hickey presents a rural round-up.


Unknown: Moira Hickey

: Today ,

With James Naughtie and Tim Franks
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News 7A5 Thought for the Day With Clifford Longley.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Tim Franks
Unknown: Clifford Longley.

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr 's guests include William Hague who talks about his book on William Wilberforce. Producer Elaine Lester Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Unknown: William Hague
Unknown: William Wilberforce.
Producer: Elaine Lester Shortened

: Book of the Week: Second Lives

1/5. Tim Guest takes a week-long journey through the electronic looking-glass to investigate the obsession with virtual worlds. Today, nine cerebral palsy sufferers inhabit one virtual body to experience a life they could only dream of in the real world. Abridged by Jane Marshall and read by Paul Panting. Producer Jane Marshall Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: To order the paperback of Second Lives for £11.50 (RRP E12.99) incl p&p, send a cheque payable to RT Direct Book Offers, to [address removed] or call [number removed] (land-line callscost no moretnan 8p per min) quoting RT or visit www.rtdirectsparkledirettcom


Abridged By: Jane Marshall
Read By: Paul Panting.
Producer: Jane Marshall

: Daily Service: 3-Faiths Pilgrimage to Jerusalem

The Rev Ernie Rea embarks on a journey with six British pilgrims to the holy sites that are significant to their Jewish, Muslim and Christian faiths.


Unknown: Ernie Rea
Producer: Phillip Billson
Producer: Christine Morgan

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Ritula Shah.
10.45 No Nightingales, No Snakes 1/5. The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Ritula Shah.

: The Cabbies from Prague

1/2. Following the fortunes of a group of Eastern European men who are being taught the knowledge in Prague before coming to work as mini-cab drivers in the UK. Producer Anna Horsbrugh-Porter


Producer: Anna Horsbrugh-Porter

: Clement Doesn't Live Here Anymore

4/6. Whoo-hoo Do You Think You Are? Georgia is enthralled when she investigates Clement s family tree and discovers some surprising information in the process. Comedy by Marc Haynes and Chris Heath.
Producer Chris Neill


Comedy By: Marc Haynes
Comedy By: Chris Heath.
Producer: Chris Neill
Andrew: Steve Furst
Georgia: Amanda Abbinqton
Clement: Richard Ridings
Russell Brand: Alex Lowe

: You and Yours

Consumer and public interest reports, presented by Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson.


Presented By: Liz Barclay
Presented By: Winifred Robinson.

: Six Days That Changed the Middle East

New series 1/7. BBC Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen explores Six Day War of 1967, beginning with a look at how Egypt's President Nasser's propaganda broadcasts affected Arab civilians and led Israeli citizens to believe they faced annihilation. Producer Tony Phillips


Editor: Jeremy Bowen
Producer: Tony Phillips

: The World at One

With Martha Kearney.


Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: Counterpoint

12/13. Edward Seckerson chairs the last semi-final of 2007 in the musical quiz.
Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at llpm


Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: How Not to Run aForeign Policy

A comedy by John Fletcher. It's 1937 and Neville Chamberlain is determined to reinstate Britain as the top world power by dealing with Hitler and Mussolini But Anthony Eden is bound to object. The first spin doctor, Joseph Ball , gets to work.
Producer Julian May


Comedy By: John Fletcher.
Comedy By: Neville Chamberlain
Unknown: Anthony Eden
Unknown: Joseph Ball
Neville Chamberlain: Clive Merrlson
Joseph Ball: Michael Fenton Stevens
Guy Burgess: Laurence Fox
Rex Leeper: Richard Dlllane
Litzi: Patience Tomlinson
Count Grandi: David Holt

: Money Box Live

Listeners' financial questions answered by Paul Lewis and guests. Producer Chris A'Court
PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 1.30pm


Unknown: Paul Lewis

: Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

1/5. Being for the Benefit of Mr Kite To mark the 40th anniversary of Sgt
Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, five writers with Liverpool connections choose a song title from the album as inspiration for a short story, beginning with Heidi Thomas 's tale, read by Judith Barker. Producer Janet Graves
Spoken word choices: p121 Peppermania: p8


Unknown: Mr Kite
Unknown: Heidi Thomas
Read By: Judith Barker.
Producer: Janet Graves

: The Making of Music

New series 1/30. Origins. James Naughtie explores the relationship between a thousand years of history and classical music. He begins by looking back to where classical tradition began, in the churches and monasteries of the Christian world.
Producers Rosie Boulton. Sara Conkey and Lucy Lunt The Making of Music at 4pm on Radio 3 features performances of music mentioned in this programme
RT DIRECT: To pre-order the CD The Making of Music: Vol (released 16 July) for E17.99 (RRP E25.00) plus free p&p, call [number removed] (land-line calls cost a maximum of 8p per min) or send a cheque payable to BBC Shop to:[address removed], or visit www.bbcshop.com and enter code [number removed] at the checkout
Pick of the week: p120


Unknown: James Naughtie
Producers: Rosie Boulton.
Producers: Sara Conkey
Producers: Lucy Lunt

: The Food Programme

Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm

: More or Less

7/8. Andrew Dilnot explores the influence of numbers in daily life. Producer Michael Blastland


Unknown: Andrew Dilnot
Producer: Michael Blastland

: PM

Presented by Carolyn Quinn.


Presenter: Carolyn Quinn

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

New series 1/6. Stephen Fry joins regulars
Barry Cryer. Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke -Taylor at the London Coliseum.
Producer Jon Naismith Repeated on Sunday at 12.05pm


Unknown: Stephen Fry
Unknown: Barry Cryer.
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Tim Brooke
Producer: Jon Naismith

: The Archers

David makes amends for the past.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson with arts news and an interview with crime writer Peter James. Producer Timothy Prosser


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Peter James.
Producer: Timothy Prosser

: No Nightingales, No Snakes

1/5. The Night the People Came Over for
Something That Was No Trouble. By Maeve Binchy. The perfect dinner party is never as easy at it looks, as Clare discovers to her cost. Dramatised by Jessica Dromgoole.
Producer Sam Hoyle Repeated from 10.45am


Dramatised By: Jessica Dromgoole.
Producer: Sam Hoyle
Cara: Niamh Cusack
Julian: Mark Straker
John: Sam Dale
Annabelle: Rachel Bavldqe
Beautician: Jasmine Callan
Neighbour: Jonathan Forbes

: Sleeping with the Enemy

3/3. Linda Pressly talks to some of those in mixed Ndebele and Shon relationships in Robert Mugabe 's1980s Zimbabwe. Producer Linda Pressly


Talks: Linda Pressly
Unknown: Robert Mugabe
Producer: Linda Pressly

: The Learning Curve

Libby Purves presents a guide to the world of learning. Producer Fiona Hill Repeated on Sun at 11pm


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Fiona Hill

: Nature

6/9. Dawn Chorus Spectacular. As part of BBC's Springwatch, Grant Sonnex visits the RSPB's reserve at Minsmere in Suffolk.
Producer Grant Sonnex Repeated tomorrow at 11am


Unknown: Grant Sonnex

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Travels with My Aunt

1/10. At his mother's funeral, Henry Pulling meets his 70-year-old Aunt Augusta and is introduced to her unconventional menage. Graham Greene 's witty novel about a retired bank manager who finds himself hauled half way across the world with his aunt. Abridged by Fiona McAlpine. Read by Robert Glenister and Anna Massey. Producer/Director Clive Brill
RT DIRECT: To order Travels with My Aunt from RT Direct for E7.99 incl p&p, send a cheque payable to RT Direct
Book Offers, to: [address removed], call [number removed] (land-line calls cost no more than 8p per min) quoting RT or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com.


Unknown: Henry Pulling
Unknown: Graham Greene
Abridged By: Fiona McAlpine.
Read By: Robert Glenister
Read By: Anna Massey.
Director: Clive Brill

: Quote.... Unquote

2/6. Hosted by Nigel Rees. Rptd from Wednesday


Unknown: Nigel Rees.

: Today in Parliament

With Susan Hulme.


Unknown: Susan Hulme.

: News

: Book of the Week: Second Lives

1/5. By Tim Guest. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Tim Guest.

: News

: Culture Shock

: News

: Outlook

: World Today

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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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