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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Ed Kessler.


Unknown: Ed Kessler.

: Farming Today

Presented by Anna Hill. Producer Sarah Swadling


Presented By: Anna Hill.
Producer: Sarah Swadling

: Today

With Sarah Montague and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and David Wilby. 7 48 Thought for the Day
With the Rev Rosemary Lain-Priestley .
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Sean Curran
Unknown: David Wilby.
Unknown: Rosemary Lain-Priestley

: In Our Time

The Court of Rudolf II The Lost Jewel of the Renaissance. Astronomer Johannes Kepler, Magician John Dee, and philosopher Giordano Bruno were among the brilliant thinkers at the late 16th-Century court of the Holy Roman Emperor in Prague. Melvyn Bragg learns about one of the Renaissance's great patrons of art and philosophy. Rptd at 9.30pm
Podcast available at [web address removed]


Presenter: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: Daily Service

An act of worship led by Becky Harris. Put Thou Thy Trust in God (Doncaster). Jude,
W17-21. Lord, I Trust Thee (Handel). Blessed Assurance, Jesus Is Mine! (Knapp). Director of music Simon Lole. Organist James Davy.


Unknown: Becky Harris.
Organist: Simon Lole.
Organist: James Davy.

: Book of the Week:Cleopatra - Last Queen of Egypt

4/5. Joyce Tyldesley 's biography of the highly intelligent monarch, examining the nature of her relationship with Mark Antony. Read by Haydn Gwynne. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Joyce Tyldesley
Unknown: Mark Antony.
Read By: Haydn Gwynne.

: Woman's Hour

With Jane Garvey.
10.45 The Interpreter II 4/5. The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jane Garvey.

: From Our Own Correspondent

The stories behind global headlines,
Presented by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant RT DIRECT: From Our Own Correspondent, edited by Tony Grant , is available for E15.99 (RRP E16.99) including p&p. Call [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute)


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

: With Great Pleasure

RT CHOICE New series 1/4. John Major. Former prime minister John Major chooses some of his favourite pieces of writing. The readers are Nigel Anthony and Lucy Briers. Producer Christine Hall
Spoken word choices: page 121


Unknown: John Major.
Unknown: John Major
Unknown: Nigel Anthony
Unknown: Lucy Briers.
Producer: Christine Hall

: You and Yours

Consumer and public interest reports, with Carolyn Atkinson and Peter White.


Unknown: Carolyn Atkinson
Unknown: Peter White.

: The World at One

With Martha Kearney.


Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: Open Country

Rptd from Saturday at 6.07am

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Soul Motel

By Peter Jukes. After breaking up with his girlfriend, Luke discovers
Soul Motel, a new social-networking website But his quest for love leads to unexpected revelations. An innovative drama set in cyberspace.
Producer Sasha YevtusnenKO See panel


Unknown: Peter Jukes.
Producer: Sasha Yevtusnenko
Luke: Jason Merrells
Fiona: Nina Sosanya
Dee: Tracy Wiles
Cookie: Liz Sutherland
Federico: Marcos D'Cruze
Kirsten: Christianne Oliveira
Plato: Peter Marinker

: Traveller's Tree

3/6 When you're on holiday, do you like to explore the local music scene? Fi Glover and the team have a host of musical travel ideas, from hurdy-gurdies in Brittany to grand opera in Prague. producers David Prest and Susan Marling
Pass on your top tips, or ask that burning question, live on air: phone [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute) or email [address removed]


Unknown: Fi Glover
Producers: David Prest
Producers: Susan Marling

: Radio 4 Appeal

Rptd from Sunday at 7.55am

: Dilemmas of Modern Martyrs

4/5 The Big the Beautiful Nanda Gray
By Morven Crumlish. Nanda Gray is a singer: a big lady with a big personality. But the dressing room can be a lonely place. Waiting offstage before her 20th anniversary performance, she reflects on her life and loves. Read by Lorelei King. Producer Ros ward


Unknown: Morven Crumlish.
Unknown: Nanda Gray
Read By: Lorelei King.

: A Voyage to Lundy

4/5. Gwyneth Lewis investigates island myths and a particular quality of timelessness. For details see Monday


Unknown: Gwyneth Lewis

: Open Book

Repeated from Sunday at 4pm

: The Material World

Quentin Cooper investigates Systems Biology.


Presenter: Quentin Cooper
Producer: Pamela Rutherford

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair.

: Down the Line

4/6. DJ Gary Bellamy brings his brand of broadcast journalism to early-evening Radio 4, helped by his production team and famous friends. Comedy starring Rhys Thomas ,
Amelia Bullmore , Simon Day , Charlie Higson , Lucy Montgomery and Paul Whitehouse. Producers Charlie Higson and Paul Whitehouse


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

: The Archers

The waiting is over for Ruth.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

With John Wilson. Producer Ella-Mai Robey
Podcast: weekly highlights available at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/arts/frontrow


Unknown: John Wilson.
Producer: Ella-Mai Robey

: The Interpreter II

4/5. By Anjum Malik. Nina is called to interpret for a suspected illegal immigrant. For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Anjum Malik.

: Soldier's Haven

Headley Court is the military's primary rehabilitation centre for amputees, currently treating soldiers injured in Iraq and Afghanistan. Simon Weston meets three residents wounded in combat and listens to their stories, including their opinions on the wars that left them with life-changing injuries. Producer Sian Price

: In Business

7/9. Lean, Meanandat Your Service. "Lean manufacturing", developed in Japan by Toyota, takes mass production to extremes by eliminating as much waste as possible. Manufacturers using this method have saved millions, but the service industry has been slow to take it up. Peter Day asks why.
Producer Sandra Kanthal Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm I Podcast available at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/news/ inbusiness/inbusiness.shtml

: Costing the Earth

5/6. Gridlock. Exploring Britain's commitment to generate 20 per cent of the country's energy from renewable sources by 2020. Presented by Tom Heap.
Producer Ben Chesterton Repeated tomorrow at 3pm


Presented By: Tom Heap.
Producer: Ben Chesterton

: In Our Time

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

Presented by Reeta Chakrabati.


Presented By: Reeta Chakrabati.

: Book at Bedtime:The Truth Commissioner

9/10. The case of the disappearance of Connor Walshe comes before the Truth Commission, but pressure has been put on each of the main protagonists to reveal only as much of the truth as is convenient. By David Park. For details see Monday


Unknown: David Park.

: Pick Ups

4/6. Andrew delivers a Brief Encounter themed date for Lind at the office. Ian Kershaw 's sitcom about a Manchester taxi company.
Producer Paul Hardy


Unknown: Ian Kershaw
Producer: Paul Hardy
Mike: John Thomson
Lind: Sally Lindsay
Rebel: Ash Tandon
Dave: Phil Rowson
Pat: Andrew Grose
Tony: Lee Warburton
Andrew: Paul Warriner

: Today In Parliament

With David Wilby.
Podcast available at news.bbc.co.uk/l/hi/ programmes/bbc_parliament/3081534.stm


Unknown: David Wilby.

: News

: Book of the Week:Cleopatra - Last Queen of Egypt

4/5. By Joyce Tyldesley. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Joyce Tyldesley.

: 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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