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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Father Tim Bartlett.


Unknown: Father Tim Bartlett.

: Farming Today

With Charlotte Smith. Producer Andrew Smith


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Andrew Smith

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With John Bell.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: John Bell.

: The Sex Lives of Us

2/2. Fortysomething to Teens. A snapshot of British sexual attitudes and preoccupations through personal accounts that tell what the Brits get up to in the bedroom and beyond, and how they feel about it. Producer Erin Riley Repeated at 9.30pm


Producer: Erin Riley

: A Wonderful Way to Make a Living

5/5. At a medieval re-enactment fair outside Oxford, Joe Oueenan had an epiphany. There amid the arrowsmiths, musket makers and manufacturers of suits of armour, he realised a central truth - the genius of the capitalist system is the ability to turn anything into a revenue stream. But how far does this apply to his OWn line Of work? Producer Miles Warde


Unknown: Joe Oueenan
Producer: Miles Warde

: Book of the Week: RudolfNureyev: the Life

4/5. The Purest and the Dirtiest. Now in his early 40s, Nureyev creates a dark and complicated ballet based on a poem by Byron, while his behaviour off-stage spirals out of control. By Julie Kavanagh. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Control By: Julie Kavanagh.

: Daily Service

Led by the Rev Peter Whittaker. 0 for a Heart to Praise My God (Stockton). 1 John 3, vvi- 0.
See What Love (Mendelssohn). Eternal Ruler of the Ceaseless Round (Song 1). Director of music Paul Leddington Wright.


Unknown: Peter Whittaker.
Music: Paul Leddington Wright.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 The Draw 4/5.
The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.

: From Our Own Correspondent

A lively collection of dispatches from the BBC's foreign correspondents, who report on stories in their regions. Presented by KateAdie. Producer Tony Grant


Producer: Tony Grant

: The Sex Lives of Us: Gay Times

2/2. Tom Robinson explores the portrayal of homosexuality in the media. Looking from the 1980s through to the present day,
Robinson examines the impact Aids first had on the gay community. Contributors are
Rhona Cameron , Paul Gambaccini and actor and activist Michael Cashman. Producer Bernadette McConnell


Unknown: Tom Robinson
Unknown: Rhona Cameron
Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Unknown: Michael Cashman.
Producer: Bernadette McConnell

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and John Waite.


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Martha Kearney.


Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: Open Country

Repeated from Saturday at 6.07am

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Captain Corelli's Mandolin

4/4. Earthquake. An extraordinarily heroic act, a slow recovery and resolution, two generations later. By Louis de Bernieres.
Mandolin music composed and performed by Alison Stephens
For main cast and further details see Monday


Author: Louis de Bernieres.
Musician/composer: Alison Stephens
Older Pelagia: Mia Soterion
Corelli: Daniel Philpott
Older Corelli: Sean Baker
Drosoula: Anna Sawa
Bunnios: Jonathan Keeble
Young Antonia: Ania Gordon
Antonia: Faye Castelow
Young lannis: Thomas Brown-Lowe
Major: Simon Treves
Soldier: Jot Davies
Soldier: John Dougall

: Questions, Questions

2/10. Stewart Henderson presents the interactive problem-solving programme. PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per min) Lines are open from 1.30pm; email: questions.questions@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Stewart Henderson

: Radio 4 Appeal

Rptd from Sunday at 9.26pm

: Strange Things Done in the Midnight Sun

4/5. The Shooting of Dan McGrew and the Cremation of Sam McGee. Robert Service's comic-strip style poems. Read by Cal Macaninch . For further details see Monday


Unknown: Dan McGrew
Unknown: Sam McGee.
Read By: Cal MacAninch

: The Making of Music

9/30. Elgar. Elgar's music has become emblematic of England. But does it express jingoistic nationalism or is there a deeper understanding of English values buried within it? James Naughtie 's series continues. For further details see Monday


Unknown: James Naughtie

: Open Book

Repeated from Sunday at 4pm

: The Material World

Quentin Cooper investigates the high maths of road pricing and broadband charges.


Presenter: Quentin Cooper
Producer: Roland Pease

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair.

: Ed Reardon's Week

6/6. The Libel Action. Conclusion of the comedy starring Chris Douglas as the curmudgeonly author, consummate fare-dodger and master of the abusive email. By Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickolds.
Producer Simon Nicholls


Unknown: Chris Douglas
Unknown: Christopher Douglas
Unknown: Andrew Nickolds.
Producer: Simon Nicholls
EdReardon: Chris Douglas
Frank: David Cann
Olive: Stephanie Cole
Felix: John Fortune
Cliff: Simon Greenall
Ping: Sally Hawkins
Jaz: Philip Jackson
Emily: Alice Lowe
Pearl: Rita May
Stan: Geoffrey Whitehead

: The Archers

Kathy is haunted by the ghosts of her past. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

With Kirsty Lang , who reports on a major exhibition by US artist Matthew Barney , whose work includes a collaboration on film with his partner Bjork. Producer Jerome Weatherald 7 Podcast: weekly highlights available at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/arts/frontrow


Unknown: Kirsty Lang
Artist: Matthew Barney
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: The Draw

4/5. Helen's helping Chloe cut back on the wedding budget, but Chloe's in more trouble than she's letting on. For cast and further details see Monday Rptd from 10.45am

: It's My Story: School for Communists

The story of Jim Riordan and four other young Britons who were the first and last to be educated at the Elite Higher Party School for Communists in Moscow during the early 1960s at the height Of the Cold War. Producer Mark Burman


Unknown: Jim Riordan
Producer: Mark Burman

: In Business

Peter Day reports on the latest trends in the worlds of business and industry.
Producer Sandie Kanthal Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm
Podcast: content from In Business available at www.bbc.co.uk/radio/podcasts/worldbiz/


Producer: Sandie Kanthal

: Costing the Earth

4/6. Everything from bedbugs to carpet mites is on the increase. Experts say it's because we're on the move more often and that we don't spring-clean our houses anymore. Nor do we like using so many chemicals to kill bugs, so they're becoming increasingly resistant in our warmer winters. Tom Heap joins the war against creepy-crawlies.
Producer Maggie Ayre Repeated tomorrow at 3pm


Unknown: Tom Heap
Producer: Maggie Ayre

: The Sex Lives of Us

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Damage

4/5. The fourth instalment of Josephine Hart 's tale about an obsessive politician's relationship with his son's fiancee. For further details see Monday


Unknown: Josephine Hart

: Recorded for Training Purposes

New series 1/6. Fast-paced sketch show about modern communication, media noise and obsessions. Starring Ben Willbond , Ingrid Oliver , Rachel Atkins , Lewis Macleod ,
Julie Mayhew and Colin Hoult. Producer Adam Bromley For free tickets to attend the recording of this show. call [number removed] or visit www.bbc.co.uk/tickets


Unknown: Ben Willbond
Unknown: Ingrid Oliver
Unknown: Rachel Atkins
Unknown: Lewis MacLeod
Unknown: Julie Mayhew
Unknown: Colin Hoult.
Producer: Adam Bromley

: It's That Jo Caulfield Again

2/4. The comedian performs sketches and stand-up. Written by Kevin Anderson and Jo Caulfield. Producer Chris Neill


Written By: Kevin Anderson
Written By: Jo Caulfield.
Producer: Chris Neill

: News

: Book of the Week:Rudolf Nureyev: the Life

4/5. By Julie Kavanagh. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Julie Kavanagh.

: 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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