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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Alison Murdoch.


Unknown: Alison Murdoch.

: Farming Today

With Moira Hickey.


Unknown: Moira Hickey.

: Today

With John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Rachel Hooper and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Dr Giles Fraser.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Garry Richardson.
Unknown: Rachel Hooper
Unknown: David Wilby.
Unknown: Dr Giles Fraser.

: Lennon - the Wenner Tapes

A portrait of John Lennon told through
Jann Wenner 's 1970 interview for Rolling Stone, which the star considered the definitive record of the Beatles's career and emotional split. It also features interviews with Yoko Ono and Wenner who look back at Lennon's state of mind at the time. Producer Simon Hollis


Unknown: John Lennon
Unknown: Jann Wenner
Unknown: Yoko Ono
Producer: Simon Hollis

: Act of Worship

Led by the Rev Rosemary Lain-Priestley .


Unknown: Rosemary Lain-Priestley

: Book of the Week: The Heartof the Dales

5/5. Gervase Phinn recalls the teenager who wanted to know the difference between erotic and kinky. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Gervase Phinn

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Ritula Shah.
10.45 Five Days in July
5/5. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Ritula Shah.

: Mirror, Mirror

What do you see in the mirror? The fairest one of all? Or the reflection of a - deeper self? The mirror is an instrument of both truth and illusion, and in this composed feature Nina Perry interweaves the experiences, observations and insights of people for whom mirrors are a part of daily life. Contributors include Mirror Maze designer Adrian Fisher , dentist Gillian Dellow , submarine commander Jeff Tall , Islamic arts curator Rose Issa , and ten-year-olds Joe and Jasmine. Producer Nina Perry Spoken word choices: page 137


Unknown: Nina Perry
Designer: Adrian Fisher
Unknown: Gillian Dellow
Unknown: Jeff Tall
Unknown: Rose Issa
Producer: Nina Perry

: The Maltby Collection

4/6. The collection is saved, freeing up time for the pursuit of romance between almost every member of the lusty staff. David Nobbs 's museum-based sitcom continues.
Producer Colin Anderson


Unknown: David Nobbs
Producer: Colin Anderson
Rod: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Walter: Geoffrey Palmer
Prunela: Rachel Atkins
Julian: Ben Willbond
Wilf: Geoff McGivern
Eva: Julia Deakin
Des: Michael Smiley
Stelios: Chris Pavlo
Andrea: Barunka O'Shauqhnessy

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson. Series editor Andrew Smith


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.
Editor: Andrew Smith

: The World at One

Presented by ShaunLey. Editor Colin Hancock


Editor: Colin Hancock

: Feedback

Roger Bolton presents listeners' opinions and comments on BBC radio programmes and policy. Producer Brian McCluskey Repeated on Sunday at 8pm ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100. London WIA 10T; Phone [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than than 8p per min); email: feedback@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Brian McCluskey

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Lawn Wars

Nick Warburton. 's gentle comedy about relationships, property and cricket A single, older woman takes on a gardener and gets much more than she bargained for.
Alice Anna Calder-Marshall Rob Robert Daws Anthony Richard Johnson Producer Peter Kavanagh


Unknown: Nick Warburton.
Unknown: Anthony Richard Johnson
Producer: Peter Kavanagh

: SharedEarth

'5/6. Three British species of the bumble bee have been declared extinct, which means if they are in trouble so are the crops that they pollinate. Dylan Winter finds out how gardeners can do their bit to save the bee. Producer Alasdair Cross


Producer: Alasdair Cross

: Defining Moments

5/5 Surrender. An Irish police sergeant receives a letter that forces him to take decisive action but not before he has indulged in one final act of selfish extravagance. Claire Keegan 's story is read by Jim Norton. For further details see Monday


Unknown: Claire Keegan
Read By: Jim Norton.

: The Making of Music

25/30 Beethoven's Eroica. James Naughtie explores Beethoven's Eroica, which was dedicated to Napoleon in a note that was scratched off the manuscript, presumably by the composer's own hand, when the leader declared himself Emperor in 1804. Read by Simon Russell Beale. For further details see Monday


Unknown: James Naughtie
Read By: Simon Russell Beale.

: Last Word

The programme that celebrates the lives of the recently deceased.
Producer Sally Spurring Repeated on Sunday at 8.30pm

: The Film Programme

Stuart Gordon, director of a new film adaptation of David Mamet's play "Edmond", joins Francine Stock to talk about his move away from gore-strewn horror movies such as "Re-Animator". He also discusses his relationship with Mamet and his career in horror.


Presenter: Francine Stock
Guest: Stuart Gordon
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: PM

A round-up of the news headlines, analysis and reports presented by Eddie Mair. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Now Show

3/8. A satirical look at the week's news with sketches, stand-up and music, conducted by Steve Punt , Hugh Dennis , Mitch Benn ,
Jon Holmes , Laura Shavin and Marcus Brigstocke.
Producer Katie Marsden Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm


Conducted By: Steve Punt
Conducted By: Hugh Dennis
Conducted By: Mitch Benn
Conducted By: Jon Holmes
Conducted By: Laura Shavin
Conducted By: Marcus Brigstocke.
Producer: Katie Marsden

: The Archers

Reality bites for Brian and Jennifer.
Written by Tim Stimpson
Director Kim Greengrass ; Editor Vanessa Whitburn ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to: [address removed]


Written By: Tim Stimpson
Director: Kim Greengrass
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Pip: Helen Monks
Tony: Colin Skipp
Pat: Patricia Galllmore
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Adam: Andrew Wincott
Alice: Hollie Chapman
Lillian: Sunny Ormonde
Peggy: June Spencer
Sid: Alan Devereux
Jolene: Buffy Davis
Will: Philip Molloy
Hayley: Lorraine Coady
Brenda: Amy Shindler
Oliver: Michael Cochrane
Usha: Souad Faress
Kirsty: Annabelle Dowler
Alan: John Telfer
Amy: Vinette Robinson

: Front Row

With Kirsty Lang. Producer Rebecca Nicholson


Unknown: Kirsty Lang.
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: Five Days in July

5/5. London may have won the Olympics but Zipper has some devastating news for Gray. By Mike Walker.
For cast and details see Monday Rptd from 10.45am


Unknown: Mike Walker.

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the topical discussion from Eton College, Berkshire, where the panellists include the Conservative's former deputy leader Michael Ancram and journalist Polly Toynbee.
Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Leader: Michael Ancram
Unknown: Polly Toynbee.
Producer: Anne Peacock

: A Point of View

3/10. Clive James reflects on a topical issue.
Producer Sheila Cook Repeated on Sunday at 8.50am


Unknown: Clive James
Producer: Sheila Cook

: The Friday Play: All American Boys

Paul Brodrick 's drama-documentary reconstructs the horrific events of the My Lai massacre and its aftermath, told through court transcripts, letters and personal testimonies of those who were there.
Producer Karen Rose


Unknown: Paul Brodrick
Producer: Karen Rose
Ron Ridenhour: Kerry Shale
Lt Calley: Ryan McCluskey
Col Wilson: Robert Gsiade
Sgt Hodges: Ben Onwukwe
Capt Medina: Ramon Camln
Fred: Martin T Sherman
Gregor: Ronan Summers
Michael: Mikey O'Connor
Varnado: Jimmy Akingbola
Larry: Nathan Osqood
Hugh: Colin Stinton

: The World Tonight

National and international news and analysis, presented by Jackie Hardgrave.


Presented By: Jackie Hardgrave.

: Book at Bedtime: Engleby

5/10. Mike remains obsessive about Jennifer and finds news of dealing with her disappearance. By Sebastian Faulks. For further details see Monday


Unknown: Sebastian Faulks.

: A Good Read

Repeated from Tuesday at 4 30pm

: Today in Parliament

Presented by Mark D'Arcy. Editor Peter Knowles


Presented By: Mark D'Arcy.
Editor: Peter Knowles

: News

: Book of the Week: The HeartOf the Dales

5/5. Repeated from 9.45am

: News

: Assignment

: The Interview

: News

: World Stories


: Close Up

: News

: Outlook

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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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