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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rt Rev Nigel McCulloch.


Unknown: Nigel McCulloch.

: Five Gardens of Germany

2/5. Susan Marling visits Landscaftspark in Duisburg, a former iron and steel works in Germany's industrial heartland, the Ruhr Valley, which has been transformed into a leisure park. Producer Kate Bland


Unknown: Susan Marling

: Open Country

Helen Mark reports from Sidmouth Devon on the possible effects of the Marine Bill on protecting fish stocks and keeping us tea. bne also samples a meal, cooked on the beach, made from the contents of rock pools.
Producer Bethan Bell Repeated on Thursday at 1.30pm See also The Material World on Thursday at 4.4Upm


Unknown: Helen Mark

: Farming Today This Week

With Charlotte Smith. Producer Andrew Smith


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Andrew Smith

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Brian Draper.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Brian Draper.

: Saturday Live

Channel 4 news presenter Jon Snow joins presenter Fi Glover. producer Torquil MacLeod


Presenter: Jon Snow
Presenter: Fi Glover.
Producer: Torquil MacLeod

: Excess Baggage

The adventures, frustrations and joys of travel, with John McCarthy. Producer Harry Parker


Unknown: John McCarthy.
Producer: Harry Parker

: Lord Kitchener's image

RT Lord Kitchener's pointing finger, walrus moustache and staring eyes on the CHOICE recruitment posters is surely the race of the First World War. Ian Hislop examines the appeal of this Victorian imperialist with a fondness for flower arranging, with contributions from art critics, military historians and Kitchener's family. Producer Philip Sellars
Pick of the Week: page 136


Unknown: Ian Hislop
Producer: Philip Sellars

: Week in Westminster

Peter Riddell of The Times takes a look at the political events of the past week. Editor Marie Jessel


Unknown: Peter Riddell
Editor: Marie Jessel

: From Our Own Correspondent

Lively dispatches from the BBC's foreign correspondents, who report on stories in their regions. Presented by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant
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Presented By: Kate Adie.
Producer: Tony Grant
Edited By: Tony Grant

: Money Box

The latest news from the world of personal finance, presented by Paul Lewis. producer Chris A'Court Repeated on Sunday at 9pm


Presented By: Paul Lewis.

: The News Quiz

7/9 Panellists Francis Wheen , Came
Quinlan, Fred MacAulay and Mark Steel join host Sandi TokSVig. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Francis Wheen
Unknown: Fred MacAulay
Unknown: Mark Steel
Unknown: Sandi Toksvig.

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion from Sheffield, where the panel includes former Home Secretary David Blunkett , Liberal
Democrat peer Baroness Williams, shadow Cabinet member Alan Duncan , and Shami Chakrabarti , director of Liberty. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: David Blunkett
Unknown: Alan Duncan
Unknown: Shami Chakrabarti

: Any Answers?

Jonathan Dimbleby takes listeners calls and emails in response to Any Questions. Producer Lisa Jenkinson
PHONE- [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 12.30pm email: any.answers@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: Fame and Fortune

3/6 Adam and Barbara's son Tom has joined the Moonies, but the pair can't escape reality, even in Venice. Meanwhile, Dan goes on trial, Denis gets married and the TV franchise bid goes ahead with predictable consequences.
Rptd Friday 9pm


Writer: Frederic Raphael
Narrator: Frederic Raphael
Producer: Jo Wheeler
Director: Dirk Maggs
Adam: Tom Conti
Barbara: Miranda Richardson
Rachel: Flora Montgomery
Walter: Malcolm Sinclair
Dan: Malcolm Stoddard
Bruno: Simon Greenall
Mike: Mark Wing Davey
Jill: Harriet Walter
Denis: Nigel Havers
Giancarlo: Jon Glover
Derek: Adrian Lukis
Joyce: Angela Down
Monty: Christopher Benjamin

: Stage to Screen

1/3 The Boy Friend. Paul Gambaccini looks at Sandy Wilson 's stage musical, transformed for the silver screen by director Ken Russell. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Unknown: Sandy Wilson
Director: Ken Russell.

: Weekend Woman's Hour

Jane Garvey presents highlights of the weekday programmes. Editor Jill Burridge
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(RRP E20.00) incl p&p, call [number removed] or send a cheque payable to BBC Shop, [address removed]


Unknown: Jane Garvey
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Saturday PM

A round-up of the day's news and the weekend's sporting headlines.

: PM

New series 1/7. Eddie Mair invites listeners and bloggers to help shape the contents of next week's programme via email and the programme's blog. Editor Peter Rippon Contact via www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/ipm or email ipm@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Editor: Peter Rippon

: Loose Ends

Another eclectic mix of conversation, comedy and music, presented by Clive Anderson. Producer Cathie Mahoney


Presented By: Clive Anderson.
Producer: Cathie Mahoney

: From Fact to Fiction

New series 1/8. Christopher William Hill 's f ictional response to a story in the week's news. Producer Tracey Neale Repeated tomorrow at 5.40pm


Unknown: Christopher William Hill
Producer: Tracey Neale

: Saturday Review

Tom Sutcliffe and guests review the cultural highlights Of the week. Producer Philippa Ritchie


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: The Archive Hour: Close to Home -the Story of Local Radio

This month marks the 40th anniversary of the launch of the BBC's first local radio stations in Leicester, Sheffield and Merseyside. Libby Purves takes a look back at the first chaotic days of local programming - from unruly guests and erratic phone-ins to technological mishaps - and explores how the ideals of the early pioneers have survived into the 21st century. Producer Dixi Stewart
Spoken word choices: page 137


Producer: Dixi Stewart

: Classic Serial: The Silver Fox

2/2. A rival for his wife's affections forces a crisis in Hugh's confidence. By Somerville and Ross, dramatised by Christopher Fitz-Simon .
Repeated from Sunday


Dramatised By: Christopher Fitz-Simon
Capt French: John Dougall
Lady French: Gillian Kearney
Slaney: Cathy Belton
Wilfred: Nicholas Boulton
Brigid: Marion O'Dwyer
Tom: Pat Kinevane
Tim: Kevin Flood
Tierney: Stephen O'Rourke
Train driver: John Hewitt
Capt Onslow: Richard Howard

: The Moral Maze

7/9. Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which Ian Hargreaves , Michael Portillo ,
Alex Callinicos and Clifford Longley cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves
Unknown: Michael Portillo
Unknown: Alex Callinicos
Unknown: Clifford Longley

: Brain of Britain

Repeated from Monday

: Adventures in Poetry

Matilda - Who Told Lies and Was Burned to Death. Hilaire Belloc 's poem has been enjoyed by generations since it was published in 1907. Michael Morpurgo reflects on its lasting appeal. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Hilaire Belloc
Unknown: Michael Morpurgo

: Stories of the Heartand Mind

3/5. The Farmer's Chest. A farmer discovers that he needs more help than he had bargained for. Producer Simon Evans


Producer: Simon Evans

: News

: One Planet


: News

: BBC World Drama

Nature Calls

: News

: The Ticket

: Politics UK

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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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