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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

Presented by Michelle Marken.


Presented By: Michelle Marken.

: Farming Today

Presented by Anna Hill. Producer Sarah Swadhng


Presented By: Anna Hill.
Producer: Sarah Swadhng

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Rev Rosemary Lain-Priestley .


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Rosemary Lain-Priestley

: In Our Time

Melvyn Bragg and his guests examine the question of why people feel guilt.
Shortened repeat at 9.30pm
Podcast available at [Web address removed]


Presenter: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: James Cook

: Book of the Week: Katherine Swynford: the Story of John of Gauntand his Scandalous Duchess

4/5. The Peasants' Revolt leaves John's residence, the Savoy, in tatters. To correct things in the eyes of God, he feels he must renounce Katherine and return to his wife. By Alison Weir. For further details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Alison Weir.

: Daily Service

Led by the Rev Dr Mark Wakelin. 0 Happy Band of Pilgrims (Knecht). Hebrews 11, v32-end; 12, v1. Give Us the Wings of Faith (Bullock). Thy Hand, 0 God, Has Guided (Thornbury).


Unknown: Dr Mark Wakelin.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray.
10.45 Island Blue 4/5. The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: From Our Own Correspondent

Lively dispatches from the BBC's foreign correspondents. Presented by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant
RT DIRECT: From Our Own Correspondent, edited by Tony Grant , is available for £15.99 (RRP £16.99) including p&p. Call [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute)
Podcast available at news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/ programmes/from_our_own_correspondent


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

: Jacques Tati - Everyman Magnified

Rory Bremner explores the pioneering satire of Tati's Monsieur Hulot films, in the company of Eric Sykes , Rowan Atkinson , 1 im Brooke-Taylor and Agnes Catherine Poirier Producer/Director Neil Cargill


Unknown: Rory Bremner
Unknown: Monsieur Hulot
Unknown: Eric Sykes
Unknown: Rowan Atkinson
Unknown: Agnes Catherine Poirier
Director: Neil Cargill

: You and Yours

Consumer reports and topical issues, with Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

News and analysis, with Martha Kearney.


Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: Open Country

Rptd from Saturday at 6.07am

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Woman from the North

Cassie Quinn , who has never sat an exam in her life, finds herself facing an "assessment" to decide whether she is capable of living on her own or whether she must go in to care. What must she do to pass and return to her own home? By Bernard MacLaverty. producer Gemma McMullan ; Director Heather Larmour


Unknown: Cassie Quinn
Unknown: Bernard MacLaverty.
Producer: Gemma McMullan
Director: Heather Larmour
Cassie: Doreen Keogh
Gerard: Kieran Lagan
Christopher: Sean Campion
Hairdresser: Miche Doherty
Nurse: Jo Donelly

: Questions, Questions

Stewart Henderson presents the problem-solving programme. producer Kevin Dawson
PHONE: [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute) email: questions. questions@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Stewart Henderson
Producer: Kevin Dawson

: Radio 4 Appeal

Rptd from Sunday at 7.55am

: The Big Chill

4/5 When Patrick is sent down for murder, one of the first things he learns in prison is that you don't get to choose your cellmate. MJ Hyland 's story is read by Paul Brennen. For further details see Monday


Unknown: Mj Hyland
Read By: Paul Brennen.

: Ten Popes Who Shook the World

9/10 John XXIII. The pontiff who astonished the Church by calling the Second Vatican Council. Professor Eamon Duffy examines the life of the pope with the vision of a new Pentecost. For further details see Monday


Unknown: John Xxiii.
Unknown: Eamon Duffy

: Open Book

Repeated from Sunday at 4pm

: The Material World

Bumblebees prefer their flowers warm and can use colour to predict a bloom's temperature. Quentin Cooper finds out about the remarkable relationships between flower "producers" and insect "consumers".


Presenter: Quentin Cooper
Producer: Pamela Rutherford

: PM

News and analysis, presented by Carolyn Quinn.


Presenter: Carolyn Quinn

: Old Harry's Game

6/6. Satan finally resolves Edith's murder, and she discovers something astonishing about humans being descended from angels. Andy Hamilton 's hellish comedy.
Additional characters played by Felicity Montagu , Philip Pope and Nick Revell producer Paul Mayhew-Archer


Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Played By: Felicity Montagu
Played By: Philip Pope
Played By: Nick Revell
Producer: Paul Mayhew-Archer
Edith: Annette Crosbie
Scumspawn: Robert Duncan
Thomas: Jimmy Mulville
Satan: Andy Hamilton

: The Archers

Adam finds he's out of the loop.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Arts news, interviews and reviews, presented by Kirsty Lang. Producer Jerome Weatherald
Podcast: weekly highlights available at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/arts/frontrow


Presented By: Kirsty Lang.
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Island Blue

4/5. Fiona's disappearance drives a wedge between Shonagh and Billy as secrets from the past threaten their relationship. By lain Finlay MacLeod.
For cast and further details see Monday Rptd form 10.45am


Unknown: Finlay MacLeod.

: I'm Doing It for Me

Author and journalist Geraldine Bedell investigates the huge increase in the amount of plastic surgery procedures undergone in the UK and asks why the numbers have risen so high, the motives of the people going under the knife, and ultimately, if these operations are doing any good. Producer/Director Clive Brill


Unknown: Geraldine Bedell
Director: Clive Brill

: Analysis

2/8. The man behind new US military thinking, David Kilcullen , talks to BBC security correspondent Frank Gardner about the future of the war on terror. Kilcullen, a key Pentagon adviser, believes that the answer is knowledge rather than weaponry. Will the Pentagon be flexible enough to accept this radical change in strategy?
Producer Hugh Levinson Rptd on Sunday at 9.30pm


Talks: David Kilcullen
Unknown: Frank Gardner
Producer: Hugh Levinson

: Leading Edge

Science news, with Geoff Watts.


Unknown: Geoff Watts.

: In Our Time

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Ghost

9/10. The ghostwriter is caught between a rock and a hard place - behind him is the full force of the secret state, in front, a single-minded man bent on destroying Adam Lang. By Robert Harris. For further details see Monday


Unknown: Adam Lang.
Unknown: Robert Harris.

: That Mitchell and Webb Sound

1/6. A third series of their comedy show brings David Mitchell and Robert Webb back to their spiritual home. Characters include two Stone Age men, who are sure that this new, shiny bronze is just a fad. With Olivia Colman and James Bachman. Producer Gareth Edwards


Unknown: David Mitchell
Unknown: Robert Webb
Unknown: Olivia Colman
Unknown: James Bachman.
Producer: Gareth Edwards

: Untouchable

Federal agent Eliot Ness , leader of "the Untouchables" has been the subject of many books and films. Joe Oueenan explores why he continues to loom large in the American imagination. Producer Geoff Bird


Leader: Eliot Ness
Unknown: Joe Oueenan
Producer: Geoff Bird

: News

: Book of the Week: Katherine Swynford: the Story of Johnof Gaunt and his Scandalous Duchess

4/5. By Alison Weir. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Alison Weir.

: 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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