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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Professor Gordon Graham.


Unknown: Professor Gordon Graham.

: Gardens of Faith

3/5. Series examining the relationship between faiths and the natural world as reflected in their gardens. Peter France visits the manor house that George Harrison gave to the Krishna Hindus in the 1980s. Producer Mary Colwell


Unknown: Peter France
Unknown: George Harrison
Producer: Mary Colwell

: Open Country

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


Producer: Sandra Svkes

: Farming Today This Week

Miriam O'Reilly reports on rural and agricultural issues. Producer Chris Impey


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly
Producer: Chris Impey

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Rob Marshall.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Rob Marshall.

: Saturday Live

Guest presenter Tom Robinson is joined by journalist Brough Scott. Producer Torquil MacLeod


Presenter: Tom Robinson
Unknown: Brough Scott.
Producer: Torquil MacLeod

: Excess Baggage

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


Unknown: John McCarthy
Producer: Harry Parker

: The Elvis Effect

RT 1/2. Elvis Presley, 30 years after his death, is arguably more marketable than CHOICE when he was alive. His brand is booming and his cultural significance is stratospheric. David Stafford takes his curiosity on the road to find out why. Producer Madeleine Brolly Spoken word choices: page 121


Unknown: David Stafford
Producer: Madeleine Brolly

: Talking Politics

New series Dennis Sewell hosts this political discussion, sharpening the focus on current ideas and events. Producer Paul Vickers


Unknown: Dennis Sewell
Producer: Paul Vickers

: From Our Own Correspondent

Dispatches from the BBC's foreign correspondents. Presented by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant
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HPodcast: highlights available at news.bbc.co.uK/v hi/programmes/from_our_own_correspondent


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

: Inside Money

3/6. Carbon Confusion. It has become fashionable to worry about "carbon footprints". A growing number of companies offer to "offset" these emissions by investing in environmentally positive projects around the world. Listener Simon Mallet joins presenter Lesley Curwen to investigate whether these schemes deliver what they promise. Producer Smita Patel Repeated on Monday at 3pm


Unknown: Simon Mallet
Presenter: Lesley Curwen
Producer: Smita Patel

: The Now Show

7/8. A veritable cornucopia of stand-up, sketches and music as Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present a satirical look at the week's news. With the aid of Mitch Benn , Laura Shavin , Jon Holmes and Marcus Brigstocke. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Mitch Benn
Unknown: Laura Shavin
Unknown: Jon Holmes
Unknown: Marcus Brigstocke.

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the topical discussion from Taunton in Somerset, where an audience canvass the opinions of leading figures, including crime writer Minette Walters. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Minette Walters.

: Any Answers?

Jonathan Dimbleby takes listeners' calls and emails in response to Any Questions? Producer Lisa Jenkinson
PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than Bp per minute) Lines open from 12.30pm email: any.answers@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: The Saturday Play: India and Pakistan O7: Feluda - the Golden Fortress

Mystery, action and adventure as Feluda - an Indian Sherlock Holmes - trails the villains from Calcutta to Rajastan with his assistant Topshe and Laimohan Ganguly , a bumbling writer of crime fiction. By film director and author Satyajit Ray , and starring a host of Hindi movie stars. Producer Anne Edyvean
See also Gandhi's Dream at 11am on Friday


Unknown: Sherlock Holmes
Unknown: Laimohan Ganguly
Unknown: Satyajit Ray
Producer: Anne Edyvean
Feluda: Rahul Bose
Lalmohan Ganguly: Anupam Kher
Topshe: Hari Balasubramanlam
Gurubachan Singh: Jaspal Bhatti
Dr Hajra: Sohrab Ardeshir
Mandar Bose: Anang Desal
Uncle Sidhu: Ameen Sayanl
Sudhir Dhar: Sumantra Ghosal
Beggar: Atul Tlwarl
Bagri: Arqhlya Lahlrl
Barber: Shahrookh Irani
Shopkeeper: Shahrookh Irani
Nilu: Yeshaswanl Dayama
Mukul: Tejswanl Tomar

: The Song Doctor

Record producer Rick Rubin 's most rewarding relationship was with Johnny Cash. Stephen Evans talks to Rubin about their relationship and to Cash's son, John Carter Cash , and stepdaughter, Carlene Carter. Repeated from Tuesday


Producer: Rick Rubin
Unknown: Johnny Cash.
Talks: Stephen Evans
Unknown: John Carter Cash
Unknown: Carlene Carter.

: Weekend Woman's Hour

Highlights of the weekday programmes.
Presented by Jane Little. Editor Jill Burridge
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Presented By: Jane Little.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Saturday PM

News and sporting headlines with Ritula Shah.


Unknown: Ritula Shah.

: Tracing Your Roots

1/6. Sally Magnusson explores one of the UK's most rapidly developing pastimes: researching your family history. Meeting both experts and amateur genealogists, she discovers the huge range of resources available, and the detective work and lateral thinking sometimes needed to make the most Of them. Producer Anne McNaught


Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Producer: Anne McNaught

: Loose Ends

Conversation, comedy and music, with Peter Curran and guests. Producer Cathie Mahoney


Unknown: Peter Curran
Producer: Cathie Mahoney

: Profile

Friends, family and colleagues provide an insight into one of the week's headline-makers. Editor Maria Balinska Repeated tomorrow at 5.40pm


Editor: Maria Balinska

: Saturday Review

Tom Sutcliffe and guests review the cultural highlights of the week. Producer Philippa Ritchie


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: The Archive Hour: India and Pakistan 07: Debating the Divide

Sarfraz Manzoor chairs a debate at Southampton University on new ways of understanding the legacy of Partition 60 years on. Academics, writers and intellectuals gather from around the world to discuss the latest thinking - from fresh perspectives on British withdrawal, oral testimony, the reassessment of existing archive material, and the ever-present problem of Kashmir.
India and Pakistan 07 programmes continue throughout the week on Radio 4. See also India with Sanjeev Bhaskar at 9pm and Calcutta Uncovered on Monday at 10pm on BBC2; Saira Khan 's Calcutta Adventure on Tuesday at 9pm on BBC2; Ganges on Friday at 9pm on BBC2; and Waiting for Netaji? on Thursday at 9pm on Radio 3


Presenter: Sarfraz Manzoor
Producer: Neil George
Producer: Mohini Patel

: Classic Serial: Solaris

1/2. Stanislaw Lem's science-fiction classic, adapted by Hattie Naylor.

A psychologist is sent to a run-down space station to find out what has happened to its crew.

Repeated from Sunday


Writer: Stanislaw Lem
Music: Alice Trueman
Sound design: Steve Brook
Director: Polly Thomas
Adapter: Hattie Naylor
Kris: Ron Cook
Rheya: Joanne Froggatt
Snow: Tim McMullan
Sartorius: Stuart Richman
Woman: Maxine Burth

: Hecklers

1/4. A third series of provocative debates, with Evan Davis in the chair. In front of an audience at the Royal Society of Medicine, radical feminist Julie Bindel argues her case that sex-change operations are an unnecessary mutilation. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Evan Davis
Unknown: Julie Bindel

: Round Britain Quiz

7/12. Teams from the Midlands and Scotland compete in the cryptic quiz. Hosted by Tom Sutcliffe. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe.

: Poetry Please

4/8. Stephen Rea and Fiona Shaw reads listeners' requests for Irish poetry. Presented by Roger McGough. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Stephen Rea
Unknown: Fiona Shaw
Presented By: Roger McGough.

: A Dark and Stormy Night

4/5. The Barrister's Tale. The barrister forms another view of the events of that dark and stormy night. Frances Fyfield 's story is read by Julia Ford. Producer Lisa Osborne


Unknown: Frances Fyfield
Read By: Julia Ford.
Producer: Lisa Osborne

: News

: One Planet

: News

: BBC World Drama

Just like Ronaldinho

: News

: The Ticket

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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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