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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Kevin Franz.


Unknown: Kevin Franz.

: Five Gardens of Germany

4/5. Susan Marling visits Karl-Heinrich Muller garden island. Producer Kate Bland


Unknown: Susan Marling
Unknown: Karl-Heinrich Muller

: Open Country

Twice a year, Whitby plays host to more than 4,000 Goths. Matt Baker investigates what it is about the landscape of the North Yorkshire moors and coastline that make it so appealing to those interested in gothic romanticism.
Producer Bethan Bell Repeated on Thursday at 1.30pm


Unknown: Matt Baker

: Farming Today This Week

With Charlotte Smith. Producer Andrew Smith


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Andrew Smith

: Today

With James Naughtie and Carolyn Quinn.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Catherine Pepinster.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.
Unknown: Catherine Pepinster.

: Saturday Live ,

Simon King , the natural history broadcaster, joins presenter Fi Glover. producer Torquil MacLeod


Unknown: Simon King
Presenter: Fi Glover.
Producer: Torquil MacLeod

: Excess Baggage

The joys and frustrations of travel, explored by John McCarthy. Producer Harry Parker


Unknown: John McCarthy.
Producer: Harry Parker

: The Nun Who Nurtured Reggae

Reggae music might never have flourished without the influence of a Catholic nun in Jamaica. BBC correspondent and reggae fanatic Jonathan Charles tells the story of Sister Mary Ignatius Davies , who ran the music programme at the Alpha Cottage
School for wayward boys in Kingston, Jamaica. Producer David Prest


Unknown: Jonathan Charles
Unknown: Mary Ignatius Davies
Producer: David Prest

: Week in Westminster

Jackie Ashley takes a look at the week s events in politics. Editor Marie Jessel


Unknown: Jackie Ashley
Editor: Marie Jessel

: From Our Own Correspondent

Lively dispatches from the BBC foreign correspondents. 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 tomorrow at 9pm


Presented By: Paul Lewis.

: The News Quiz

9/9. Francis Wheen , Sue Perkins ,
Jeremy Hardy and Andy Hamilton join Sandi Toksv. g in the topical comedy game. Rptdfromyesterdav


Unknown: Francis Wheen
Unknown: Sue Perkins
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Sandi Toksv.

: Any Questions?

Topical discussion from the University of Essex in Colchester, where the panel includes the Liberal Democrat leadership contender Nick Clegg and the columnist
Amanda Platell. Chaired by Edward Stourton. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Nick Clegg
Unknown: Amanda Platell.
Unknown: Edward Stourton.

: Any Answers?

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


Unknown: Edward Stourton
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: Fame and Fortune 5/6

Adam agrees to appear on Alan Park's TV discussion programme, mainly because it gives him an excuse to visit his daughter, Rachel, who's now studying at his old college.
Mike manages to lure Adam to Hollywood, against the latter's better judgement.
Repeated on Friday at 9pm


Writer: Frederic Raphael
Narrator: Frederic Raphael
Producer: Jo Wheeler
Adam: Tom Conti
Barbara: Miranda Richardson
Rachel: Flora Montgomery
Bill: Stephen Critchlow
Sheridan: Julian Glover
Fiona: Georgina Rich
Susie: Lorelei King
Gavin: Alex Jennings
Samuel: Christopher Benjamin
Alan: Alistair McGowan
Trish: Sheila Reid
Bryan: Rupert Degas
Derek: Adrian Lukis
Shapiro: Vincent Marzello
Jill: Harriet Walter
Mike: Mark Wing-Davey

: Stage to Screen

3/3 Oliver! Paul Gambaccini traces the journey to film of one of the most successful
British stage musicals of the 1960s. With contributions from the film's star actors Ron Moody, Shani Wallis and Mark Lester , and from the musical's creator, Lionel Bart. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Unknown: Shani Wallis
Unknown: Mark Lester
Unknown: Lionel Bart.

: Weekend Woman's Hour

Jane Garvey presents highlights of the weekday programmes.
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Presenter: Jane Garvey
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Saturday PM

National and international news and analysis, with the sporting headlines. Presented by Ritula Shah.


Presented By: Ritula Shah.


3/7. Eddie Mair presents an interactive debate programme, shaped by listeners, emailers and bloggers. Editor Rupert Allman
Contact the programme via www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/ipm or email: ipmUbbc.co.uk


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Editor: Rupert Allman

: 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

3/8. Ed Hime , winner of the Best Original
Radio Drama in the 2007 Prix Italia, creates a fictional response to a story in the week's news. Producer Jessica Dromgoole Repeated tomorrow at 5.40pm


Unknown: Ed Hime
Producer: Jessica Dromgoole

: Saturday Review

Tom Sutcliffe and guests discuss the cultural highlights of the week. Producer Philippa Ritchie


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: The Archive Hour: The Soundsof Flanders

BBC security correspondent
Frank Gardner discovers a collection of First World War propaganda recordings and considers their impact on the ordinary civilians and soldiers caught up in "total war". Producer Christina Captieux
Spoken word choices: page 139


Unknown: Frank Gardner
Producer: Christina Captieux

: Classic Serial: Dr Zhivago

2/6. 1911. After an affluent childhood in imperial Moscow, Yuri Zhivago has qualified as a doctor and is engaged to Tonya. But revelations and change await him in the person of one girl: Lara. Boris Pasternak's classic novel is dramatised by Jonathan Myerson.
Other parts played by Skye Bennett , Ben Crowe , Alex Lanipekun , Peter Marinker , Ben Onwukwe , Lloyd Thomas and Simon Treves Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Yuri Zhivago
Dramatised By: Jonathan Myerson.
Played By: Skye Bennett
Played By: Ben Crowe
Played By: Alex Lanipekun
Played By: Peter Marinker
Played By: Ben Onwukwe
Played By: Lloyd Thomas
Played By: Simon Treves
Narrator: Ian McDiarmid
Yuri: Tom Goodman-Hill
Lara: Eve Best
Komarovsky: Henry Goodman
Tonya: Clare Corbett
Alexander: Alan David
Pasha: Don Gilet
Olya: Katy Cavanagh
Galliulin: Kulvinder Ghir
Mile: Helen Schlesinger
Gintz Paul: Richard Biggin

: The Moral Maze

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


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Melanie Phillips
Unknown: Clifford Longley
Unknown: Claire Fox

: Brain of Britain

Peter Snow chairs the nationwide general knowledge contest. Repeated from Monday

: Poetry Please

Roger McGough presents a selection of the works of William Blake to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the poet's birth, read by Samuel West , Janet Suzman and David Collins. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Roger McGough
Unknown: William Blake
Read By: Samuel West
Read By: Janet Suzman
Read By: David Collins.

: Stories of the Heart and Mind

5/5. The End of the Road. Bill Lee reflects on the rapidly disappearing ways of the Romany culture. Producer Simon Evans

: News

: One Planet

: News

: BBC World Drama

The Internet Wants a Chat: Thomas
Crowe's play imagines what would happen if the internet became sentient

: 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.

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