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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

Pause for reflection, with Bhai Butta Singh.


Unknown: Bhai Butta Singh.

: Farming Today

Presented by Anna Hill.


Presented By: Anna Hill.

: Today

With Carolyn Quinn and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rt Rev Tom Butler.


Unknown: Carolyn Quinn
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Tom Butler.

: Inside Stories

New series 1/3. In the first of a series looking at how news is managed by the media, Steve Hewlett studies the reporting of the disappearance of Madeleine McCann. He is joined by journalists and editors to discuss the editorial and ethical issues this story has raised.
Producer Robyn Read Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Steve Hewlett
Unknown: Madeleine McCann.

: Daily Service

Led by Judy Merry. God Who Is Everywhere Present on Earth (Here's to the Maiden).
Matthew 11, w25-30. His Yoke Is Easy (Handel). 0 God, Our Help in Ages Past (St Anne).


Unknown: Judy Merry.

: Book of the Week:An Utterly Impartial History of Britain

2/5. The Vikings. The Anglo-Saxon era, Peppered with people sporting names such as Ethelred the Unready, Thorfinn Skullsplitter and Olav Tidyhouse. By John O'Farrell. For further details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Thorfinn Skullsplitter
Unknown: Olav Tidyhouse.
Unknown: John O'Farrell.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray.
10.45 A Pin to See the Peep Show 2/5. The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: Can Newspapers Survive?

2/3. Reporter RIP -How Journalism Is
Changing. Kim Fletcher looks at the role of journalists in the age of the internet and the cult of celebrity. Series concludes tomorrow. Producer Georgina Robertson


Unknown: Kim Fletcher
Producer: Georgina Robertson

: Danny Kaye: Unicef's Jester

Not only did Danny Kaye enthral kids all over the world, he was also Unicef's first Goodwill Ambassador. Kaye's biographer Michael Freedland tells the story of one of the world's greatest entertainers. Producer Libby Cross


Unknown: Danny Kaye
Unknown: Michael Freedland
Producer: Libby Cross

: Call You and Yours

Reports on consumer affairs, with Winifred Robinson and Peter White. EMAIL: youandyours@bbc.co.uk
PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute). Lines open from 10am


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: Peter White.

: The World at One

News and analysis, presented by Martha Kearney.


Presented By: Martha Kearney.

: Stage to Screen

New series 1/3. The Boy Friend.
Paul Gambaccini looks at Sandy Wilson 's stage musical, transformed for the silver screen by director Ken Russell. With contributions from Sandy Wilson , composer Peter Maxwell Davies ,
Ken Russell , Twiggy and Christopher Gable. producer Adrian Edwards Repeated on Saturday at 3.30pm


Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Unknown: Sandy Wilson
Director: Ken Russell.
Unknown: Sandy Wilson
Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies
Unknown: Ken Russell
Unknown: Christopher Gable.
Producer: Adrian Edwards

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Reunion

By Chris Thorpe. A man visits a massage parlour. He's never done this before, but then he's never been divorced before. He chooses a place out of his own area, where the chances of his being seen by anyone he knows are far lower.
Producer Gary Brown


Unknown: Chris Thorpe.
Producer: Gary Brown
Graham: Reece Dinsdale
Amy: Ellanne Byrne

: Making History

Vanessa Collingridge and the team follow up more listeners' historical questions. Producer Nick Patrick
ADDRESS:[address removed] EMAIL: making.history@bbc.co.uk. Phone: [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute)


Unknown: Vanessa Collingridge
Producer: Nick Patrick

: Ones to Watch: Volume 2

2/5 You're Dead. The school bully is finally expelled when a summer afternoon is revealed as less than idyllic. Samuel Barnett reads Tom Williams 's story. For further details see yesterday


Unknown: Samuel Barnett
Unknown: Tom Williams

: Extra Senses

2/5 Balance. Graham Easton attempts to master balance by taking a lesson with the English National Ballet.
For further details see yesterday


Unknown: Graham Easton

: Law in Action

Developments in the legal world. Presented by Clive Coleman. Producer Jim Frank


Presented By: Clive Coleman.
Producer: Jim Frank

: A Good Read

5/9 Mike Gayle and Deborah Moggach join Sue McGregor at the Birmingham Book Festival to discuss their favourite novels - Alan Sillitoe 's The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner, Lost in Translation by Eva Hoffman and The
Secret Diary of Adrian Mole by Sue Townsend. Producer Mary Ward-Lowery Repeated on Friday at 11pm


Unknown: Mike Gayle
Unknown: Deborah Moggach
Unknown: Sue McGregor
Unknown: Alan Sillitoe
Translation By: Eva Hoffman
Unknown: Sue Townsend.
Producer: Mary Ward-Lowery

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair.

: Down the Line

5/6. Gary Bellamy 's phone-in series continues with frank and fulsome discussions on the environment. Satire starring
Rhys Thomas , with Amelia Bullmore , Simon Day , Felix Dexter , Charlie Higson ,
Lucy Montgomery and Paul Whitehouse.
Producers Charlie Higson and Paul Whitehouse RT DIRECT: to order Down the Line CD for E12.99 (RRP £15.99) inc p&p, call [number removed]
(landline calls cost no more than 8p a minute); or www.bbcshop.com and enter code [number removed]at the checkout


Unknown: Gary Bellamy
Unknown: Rhys Thomas
Unknown: Amelia Bullmore
Unknown: Simon Day
Unknown: Felix Dexter
Unknown: Charlie Higson
Unknown: Lucy Montgomery
Unknown: Paul Whitehouse.
Producers: Charlie Higson
Producers: Paul Whitehouse

: The Archers

Vanity takes over for the Archers.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson presents the arts magazine. Producer Sally Spurring


Unknown: Mark Lawson

: A Pin to See the Peep Show

2/5. Julia's father dies and his relatives are about to move into her house. She can only see one way of getting her independence back. By F Tennyson Jesse.
For cast and further details see yesterday Rptd from 10.45am


Unknown: Tennyson Jesse.

: File on 4

8/10. BBC business editor Robert Peston investigates the Northern Rock scandal, asking who or what was to blame for the cataclysmic events that shook the British financial system. Producer Sue Davies Repeated on Sunday at 5pm HPodcast available at news.bbc.co.uk/l/hi/ programmes/file on_4/default.stm


Editor: Robert Peston

: In Touch

Peter White with news and information for the blind and partially Sighted. Producer Cheryl Gabriel


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel

: Case Notes

9/9. ME, also known as chronic fatigue syndrome, often strikes young people. Mark Porter joins Dr Esther Crawley at her clinic for teenagers with ME and finds out what she and her team are doing to help her patients manage their illness.
Producer Paula McGrath Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm See also You and Yours all this week at 12.04pm Spoken word choices: page 139


Unknown: Mark Porter
Unknown: Dr Esther Crawley
Producer: Paula McGrath

: Inside Stories

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

News round-up with David Eades.


Unknown: David Eades.

: Book at Bedtime: Augustus Carp -Continued

2/5. To his horror Augustus encounters a colleague - drunk and incapable - in the street. Henry Howarth Bashford 's spoof memoir. For further details see yesterday


Unknown: Henry Howarth Bashford

: The Personality Test

1/6. Roy Hatttersley is the guest host in the comedy panel show. Facing up to a quiz based on Roy's career and interests are comedians Sue Perkins, Lucy Porter , Robin Ince and Mark Dolan. Producer Aled Evans


Unknown: Roy Hatttersley
Unknown: Lucy Porter
Unknown: Robin Ince
Unknown: Mark Dolan.
Producer: Aled Evans

: Today in Parliament

Susan Hulme reports on the State Opening of Parliament.


Unknown: Susan Hulme

: News

: Book of the Week:An Utterly Impartial History of Britain

2/5. By John O'Farrell. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: John O'Farrell.

: News

: The Word

: 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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