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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Professor Gordon Graham.


Unknown: Professor Gordon Graham.

: Farming Today

Presented by Moira Hickey.


Presented By: Moira Hickey.

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Rev Dr Alan Billings.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Dr Alan Billings.

: The Crime of Our Lives

4/4. The Politics of Law and Order. In 1992
Labour reinvented themselves as the party of law and order, with the new shadow Home
Secretary Tony Blair promising to be tough on crime. Mark Easton talks to some of the key players and explores how for all the talk, citizens are increasingly fearful of becoming victims of crime. Producer Rami Tzaber Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Tony Blair
Talks: Mark Easton
Producer: Rami Tzaber

: Letters Home

4/5. The words of British Kosovan Saranda
Bogujevci written in letters to her grandmother, back home in Kosovo, about the trials and tribulations of settling into life as a teenager in the UK. She speaks of the frustration of her true character being hidden beneath misunderstanding as she struggles to communicate with her peers and teachers. Producer Cordelia Rayner


Unknown: Kosovan Saranda
Producer: Cordelia Rayner

: Book of the Week: The Death of Sigmund Freud

4/5. Freud is now living in St John's Wood, London, where Salvador Dali comes to tea. By Mark Edmundson.
(For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am)


Author: Mark Edmundson

: Daily Service

Led by John Forrest. Sing Alleluya Forth Ye
Saints on High (Martins). Revelation 5, vv6-14. Agnus Dei (Darke). Lord, Enthroned in Heavenly Splendour (St Helen).


Unknown: John Forrest.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 India and Pakistan 07: O&A 9/10. The Woman's Hour drama. for details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.

: Test Match Special

England v India
Jonathan Agnew, Christopher Martin-Jenkins and Simon Mann provide commentary on the first day of the Third Test at the Oval. Analysis comes from Geoffrey Boycott , Graham Thorpe , Mike Selvey and Sunil Gavaskar.
Producer Adam Mountford -approximate time TV highlights of the today's play are on Five at 7.15pm
Sport: page 32


Unknown: Christopher Martin-Jenkins
Unknown: Simon Mann
Unknown: Geoffrey Boycott
Unknown: Graham Thorpe
Unknown: Mike Selvey
Unknown: Sunil Gavaskar.
Producer: Adam Mountford

: India and Pakistan 07:Crossing Continents

6/9. Manipur. Tanya Datta travels to Manipur, a tiny state in India bordering Burma, where more than 20 rebel groups have taken up arms. She asks why they have resorted to violence, and examines New Delhi's response to the crisis. Producer Mukul Devichand Repeated Monday 8.30pm


Producer: Mukul Devichand

: With Great Pleasure

3/5. Writer and publisher Carmen Callil , who established the Virago Press in the early 1970s, selects her favourite poetry and prose in a programme recorded at the Hay festival. Diana Quick and Richard Mitchley read extracts from works by George Bernard Shaw and WS Gilbert among Others. Producer Christine Hall


Unknown: Carmen Callil
Unknown: Diana Quick
Unknown: Richard Mitchley
Unknown: George Bernard Shaw
Unknown: Ws Gilbert
Producer: Christine Hall

: You and Yours

Presented by Liz Barclay and Sheila McClennon.


Presenter: Liz Barclay
Presenter: Sheila McClennon

: The World at One

Presented by Martha Kearney.


Presenter: Martha Kearney

: Open Country

Repeated from Saturday at 6.07am

: The Archers

Rptd from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: East Coast Girls Are Hip

What would have happened if Grimsby - not Liverpool - had been the cradle of 60s pop? A light-hearted comedy about why the Humber round didn't quite take off (R)


Producer/Director: Gary Brown
John: Fine Time Fontayne
Janice: Sue Kelly
Tommy: Gerard Fletcher
Olive: Eileen O'Brien
Norman: David Fleeshman

: Check Up

2/6. Feet. Advice on anything foot-related, from bunions to corns and callouses, and from fallen arches to athlete's foot. Barbara Myers is in the studio with her guest, consultant podiatric surgeon Barry Francis to take your queries. Producer Deborah Cohen
Phone: [number removed] from 1.30pm (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute) or email via the Check Up website [web address removed]


Unknown: Barbara Myers
Unknown: Barry Francis
Producer: Deborah Cohen

: Radio 4 Appeal

Rptd from Sun 7.55am

: Caravan Club

4/5. Glad to Be Alive. A lonely woman's life is changed for ever when a family set up home in their caravan. Read by Irene MacDougall. For further details see Monday


Read By: Irene MacDougall.

: Worked Out

4/5. Ian McMillan visits the forgotten Somerset coalfields. For furher details see Monday


Unknown: Ian McMillan

: Bookclub

Rptd from Sunday at 4pm

: The Material World

For the next four weeks, Quentin Cooper joins forces with the Open University, visiting residential schools, each looking at a different area of science. This week he is in Bath with technology students.


Presenter: Quentin Cooper
Producer: John Watkins

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair.


Presented By: Eddie Mair.

: The Personality Test

6/6. Broadcaster and journalist Eve Pollard is in command of the comedy panel show that is all about her. Tackling a quiz that's "all about Eve" are comedians Sue Perkins , Caroline Quinlan and Will Smith. Producer Aled Evans


Unknown: Sue Perkins
Unknown: Caroline Quinlan
Unknown: Will Smith.
Producer: Aled Evans

: The Archers

Oliver becomes a Big Cheese.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

A round-up of arts news and reviews presented by Kirsty Lang. Producer Laura Thomas HPodcast: weekly highlights available at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/arts/frontrow


Presented By: Kirsty Lang.
Producer: Laura Thomas

: India and Pakistan 07: Q&A

9/10. 100,000,000 Rupees. Thomas is stumped by a question he doesn't know the answer to and his thoughts lead him back to a young prostitute he met in Agra. By Vikas Swarup. For cast and further details see Monday


Unknown: Vikas Swarup.

: Children of the Olympic Bid

Repeated from Sunday at 1.30pm

: Analysis

6/8. Travel and the Mind. British tourists now make more than 44 million trips abroad each year, yet serious analysis of other cultures seems to be lessening. Richard Weight looks at why interest in foreign news coverage and travel reportage seems to be shrinking. Producer Mukul Devichand


Unknown: Richard Weight
Producer: Mukul Devichand

: Science Friction

New series 1/3. Women in Science. Sue Nelson asks why there are so few women at the top in certain fields of science and engineering and if it could be due to innate, biological differences between the sexes. Producer Matt Silver


Producer: Matt Silver

: The Crime of Our Lives

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

News and analysis, presented by Peter Dobbie. HPodcast: available at news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/ programmes/bbc-parliament/3081534.stm


Presented By: Peter Dobbie.

: Book at Bedtime: Ascent

4/10. Yefgenii has become an ace pilot, but he is still driven to prove himself as the ace of all aces. By Jed Mercurio. For further details see Monday


Unknown: Jed Mercurio.

: Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation

2/4. Alison Steadman is Jeremy Hardy 's guest as once again the satirist takes to the airwaves. Expect passion, polemic, wit and vigour, but surprisingly, no singing. Producer David Tyler


Unknown: Alison Steadman
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Producer: David Tyler

: Chain Reaction

2/6. Barry Cryer asks comedian Mark Thomas about his experience of growing up with a Thatcherite father, his work as a political activist and his first love - stand-up comedy. Producer Tilusha Ghelani


Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Mark Thomas
Producer: Tilusha Ghelani

: News

: Book of the Week: The Death of Sigmund Freud

4/5. By Mark Edmundson. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Mark Edmundson.

: News

: Assignment

: The Beat

: 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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