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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With George Craig.


Unknown: George Craig.

: Farming Today

Presented by Charlotte Smith. Producer Chris Impey


Presented By: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Chris Impey

: Today

With John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Rt Rev James Jones.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Garry Richardson.
Unknown: James Jones.

: The Clinton Years

3/4. A Call to Arms. The story of Bill Clinton , arguably America's most charismatic president, who found himself expected to lead the world. Gavin Esler looks at his reluctance to put American forces in harm's way.
Producer Mark Savage Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Bill Clinton
Unknown: Gavin Esler

: A Wonderful Way to Make a Living

2/5. Joe Queenan continues this for ingenious ways to separate us from our cash. Today he meets a pet psychic and a dog counsellor who'll sleep with your pet overnight. Producer Miles Warde


Unknown: Joe Queenan
Producer: Miles Warde

: Book of the Week:The Importance of Music to Girls

4/5. It's 1978 and Lavinia enters the sixth form, but the remnants of the punk lifestyle make it difficult for her to conform. By Lavinia Greenlaw. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Lavinia Greenlaw.

: Daily Service

Led by the Rev Sharon Grenham-Toze . Bind Us Together, Lord (Gillman). Ephesians 4, wi-6; 14-16. Let All the World (Vaughan Williams) Thy Hand, 0 God, Has Guided (Thornbury). Director of music Richard Tanner. Organist Neil Taylor.


Unknown: Sharon Grenham-Toze
Organist: Richard Tanner.
Organist: Neil Taylor.

: Woman's Hour

With Miriam O'Reilly.
10.45 Ladies of Letters Say No 4/5. The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly.

: Crossing Continents

Examination of political and social issues around the world. Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm

: Krazy Kat

Quentin Blake presents a portrait of one of the most influential cartoon strips of the 20th century: Krazy Kat and its creator George Herriman - the first black cartoonist in print.
Spoken word choices: page 121


Presenter: Quentin Blake
Interviewee: George Herriman
Producer: Laura Parfitt

: You and Yours

Presented by Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson.


Presented By: Liz Barclay
Presented By: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

With Martha Kearney.


Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: O Open Country

Repeated from Saturday at 6.07am

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Looking forAngels: Otherkin

Laura Wade 's dark and delicate comedy about identity, the beliefs people have, and what happens when they are challenged. Producer Steven Canny


Unknown: Laura Wade
Producer: Steven Canny
Neil: Samuel West
Ash: Liz White
Roger: Paul Copley
Valerie: Susan Jameson
jinn: Samantha Spiro
Raven: Emily Wachter
Computer: Simon Treves

: One-DayInternational Cricket

England v India
Commentary on the fourth one-day international, from Old Trafford, by Jonathan Agnew , Arlo White and Simon Mann , with analysis from Sunil Gavaskar and Graham Gooch. Producer Adam Mountford 'approximate time
TV highlights of today's play are on Five at 12 midnight


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Arlo White
Unknown: Simon Mann
Unknown: Sunil Gavaskar
Unknown: Graham Gooch.
Producer: Adam Mountford

: Check Up

5/6. Barbara Myers puts listeners' questions about irritable bowel syndrome(IBS) to gastroenterologist Professor Anton Emmanuel. Producer Paula McGrath PHONE' [number removed] from 1.30pm (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute) or email via the Check Up website www.bbc.co.uk/radio4


Unknown: Barbara Myers
Unknown: Professor Anton Emmanuel.
Producer: Paula McGrath

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from Sunday at 7.55am

: Cheating at Canasta

4/5 The Children. As her father plans to re-marry, Connie fights to honour a love as important as her father's new one. Written and read by William Trevor. For further details see Monday


Read By: William Trevor.

: Kitchen Connections withAinsley Harriott

4/5. The TV chef meets Raju and Seema, who moved from Bhutan to Britain. For further details see Monday

: Open Book

Rptd from Sunday at 4pm

: The Material World

Quentin Cooper joins students on a psychology course in Durham to uncover how difficult it is to apply scientific methodology to psychology. Asked to devise a simple investigation into memory or communication they struggle when it comes to ensuring it is ethical, systematic and meaningful.


Presenter: Quentin Cooper
Producer: John Watkins

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair.


Presented By: Eddie Mair.

: Ed Reardon's Week

3/6. Undercover. Comedy starring Chris Douglas as curmudgeonly author Ed Reardon , who writes abusive emails railing against a world run by idiots. By Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickolds. producer Simon Nicholls


Unknown: Chris Douglas
Unknown: Ed Reardon
Unknown: Christopher Douglas
Unknown: Andrew Nickolds.
Producer: Simon Nicholls
Ed Reardon: Chris Douglas
Urbane shop assistant: Paul Richard Biggin
Olive: Stephanie Cole
Carol: Eve Dallas
Felix: John Fortune
Woman: Sally Grace
PCHyder: Simon Greenall
Ping: Sally Hawkins
Computer shop assistant: Matt Holness
Pearl: Rita May
Dave Wang: Geoffrey McGivern
Stan: Geoffrey Whitehead

: The Archers

Hayley has a confession to make. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Kirsty Lang presents the arts magazine programme, which today includes an interview with acclaimed South African novelist Andre Brink. Producer Sally Spurring Podcast: weekly highlights available at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/arts/frontrow


Unknown: Kirsty Lang
Unknown: Andre Brink.

: Ladies of Letters Say No

4/5. Vera discovers a dastardly plot. By Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman. For cast and further details see Monday Rptd from 10.45am


Unknown: Lou Wakefield
Unknown: Carole Hayman.

: It's My Story: The Son of aPreacher Man

Darcus Howe asks what it means to have a father who also serves God and a congregation. Producer Tom Alban


Unknown: Darcus Howe
Producer: Tom Alban

: In Business

New series 1/8. Beyond the Boom The British economy has been growing for a record-breaking 15 years. Reporting from the city of York, Peter Day asks how much longer the expansion can continue. Producer Sandra Kanthal Repeated on Sunday at9.30pm Podcast: available at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/news/ inbusiness/inbusiness.shtml


Unknown: Peter Day

: Costing the Earth

New series 1/6. The Wind Rush Generation With energy companies battling to secure sites for wind turbines, Miriam O'Reilly investigates claims that many of them are already underperforming. She asks whether the public have been misled and if they should be subsidising a still unreliable source of energy. Producer Maggie Ayre Repeated tomorrow at 3pm


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly
Producer: Maggie Ayre

: The Clinton Years

Rptd from 9am

: The World Tonight until 10.15pm

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


Introduced By: Jackie Hardgrave.

: Book at Bedtime: The Testament ofGideon Mack

9/10. Gideon decides it's time to tell the town what's really been going on in his life. By James Robertson. For futher details see Monday


Unknown: James Robertson.

: Poetry Slam

New series 1/3. Radio 4's first Poetry Slam brings together some of the best-known and up-and-coming spoken-word performers to battle it out for the title of Slam Winner 2007. Producer Sara Davies


Producer: Sara Davies

: Chain Reaction

5/6. Last week's guest Lenny Henry interviews comedian Bill Bailey. Producer Tilusha Ghelani


Unknown: Lenny Henry
Unknown: Bill Bailey.
Producer: Tilusha Ghelani

: News

: Book of the Week:The Importance of Music to Girls

4/5. By Lavinia Greenlaw. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Lavinia Greenlaw.

: 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.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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