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: News Briefing

: Praytr tor the Day

With Mgr Mark Langham.


Unknown: Mgr Mark Langham.

: Fanning Today

With Mark Holdstock. Producer Philip Billson


Unknown: Mark Holdstock.
Producer: Philip Billson

: Today

With Sarah Montague and Carolyn Quinn.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Abdal Hakim Murad.
Podcast: the 8.10 interview, lead interviews and BBC Radio Newspod at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/today


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.
Unknown: Abdal Hakim Murad.

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr's guests include Lisa Appignanesi, discussing her book Mad, Bad and Sad: a History of Women and the Mind Doctors from 1800 to the Present, and sociologist Sudhir Venkatesh. Shortened repeat at 9.30pm
Podcast available at [web address removed]


Host: Andrew Marr
Presenter: Lisa Appignanesi
Presenter: Sudhir Venkatesh
Producer: Elaine Lester

: Book of the Week:Miracles of Life

1/5. James Laurenson reads from JG Ballard's new memoir, in which the writer reflects on the influences behind his work. In today's episode he recalls his experiences in 1930s Shanghai. Producer Duncan Minshull Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: To order JG Ballard's Miracles of Life in hardback for only £13.50 (RRP £14.99) inc p&p, send a cheque, payable to RT Direct Book Offers, to: [address removed] call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 5p a minute) quoting RT. or visit www.rtdirectsparkledirect.com Radio choices: pages 130-131


Unknown: James Laurenson
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: Daily Service

Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty (Nicaea).
Isaiah 6, vv 1-8.
Great Is the Lord (McEwan).
He Is Exalted (Paris).


Leader: Nigel Swinford
Director of music: Andy Silver

: Woman's Hour

With Jane Garvey.
10.45 The Kiss 1/5 The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm
Podcast: for one item from each day's programme visitwww.bbc.co.uk/radio4/womanshour/listen


Unknown: Jane Garvey.

: The Blonde Atomic Traitress

Gerry Kennedy meets Joan Hinton , one of the last surviving scientists who helped create the first atomic bombs. Producer Nigel Acheson


Unknown: Gerry Kennedy
Unknown: Joan Hinton
Producer: Nigel Acheson

: Tomorrow, Today!

3/6. They Come to Freeze Our Children. Sitcom about a BBC producer in 1962, struggling to make a radio soap set in the futuristic world of 2008. Today, an actress is forced to face her worst fear and work with a child.
Writer Christopher William Hill; Producer Liz Webb


Writer: Christopher William Hill
Producer: Liz Webb
Nigel: Peter Bowles
Sylvia: Cheryl Campbell
Godfrey: John Fortune
Sir Angus: Gary Waldhorn
Hugo: Joseph Kloska
Douglas: Jon Glover
Cynthia: Rachel Atkins
Fenella: Ania Gordon
Director: Alex Lamipekun
Angela: Anna Bengo
Kenneth: Lloyd Thomas
Continuity: Simon Treves
Keith: Sam Pamphilon

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and John Waite.


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Martha Kearney.


Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: The Garden Quiz

' 6/11 Anna Ford chairs the horticultural contest.
Producer Frank Stirling Repeated on Saturday at 11pm


Unknown: Anna Ford

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Next of Kin

Kitty and Danny McKeown 's grief at the death of their husband and father, Desy, gives way to disbelief and anger when they receive some unexpected news. By Pearse Elliott.
Producer Gemma McMullan ; Director Heather Larmour


Unknown: Danny McKeown
Unknown: Pearse Elliott.
Producer: Gemma McMullan
Director: Heather Larmour
Danny: Charlie Bonner
Kitty: Sorcha Cusack
Ken: Richard Pebble
Frankie: Kevin Elliott
Rainey: Luke Griffin
Natasha: Cristina Catalina
Tank: Gerard Jordan
Harry: Claran Nolan
Tara: Julia Dearden
Priest: Patrick Fitzsymons

: Money Box Live

Listeners' finance questions are answered by Paul Lewis and guests. Producer Lesley McAlpine
PHONE: [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute) Lines open from 1.30pm


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Producer: Lesley McAlpine

: Cupid Strikes: Better Off without Them

1/5. By Philip Ardagh. The first of five short readings sees Cupid's arrow possibly being deflected from its intended path.
Read by Denis Lawson and Phyllis Logan. Producer Heather Brennon
Radio choices: pages 130-131


Unknown: Bv Philip Ardagh.
Read By: Denis Lawson
Read By: Phyllis Logan.
Producer: Heather Brennon

: Invisible People

1/5 Urban historian Joe Kerr visits five control centres to meet the people at the heart of today's networked society. He joins the staff at CentreComm, the emergency command and control centre managing London's 8,000 buses. Producer Paula McGinley


Unknown: Joe Kerr
Producer: Paula McGinley

: The Food Programme

Rptd from yesterday

: Beyond Belief

Ernie Rea and guests explore the place of faith in today's world. Producer Jennifer Daniel


Unknown: Ernie Rea
Producer: Jennifer Daniel

: PM

presented by Eddie Mair.

: Just a Minute

7/12. Nicholas Parsons hosts the stopwatch comedy panel game from the Colston Hall ,
Bristol, where the panellists are Paul Merton , Graham Norton , Sue Perkins and Tony Hawks. Producer Tilusha Ghelani Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Colston Hall
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Graham Norton
Unknown: Sue Perkins
Producer: Tilusha Ghelani

: The Archers

Jennifer drops the facade at Home Farm.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

With Mark Lawson , who talks to Tony Gilroy , the Oscar-nominated writer and director of the film Michael Clayton. Producer Nicki Paxman


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Tony Gilroy
Unknown: Michael Clayton.
Producer: Nicki Paxman

: The Kiss

1/5. Waterloo East. The best kiss Jeanie has ever had was when Dan broke her heart on the platform of London's Waterloo East Station. A year later he wants her back, and though she knows that he'll dump her again, she did love that kiss. By Katie Hims.
Director Jessica Dromgoole Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Katie Hims.
Director: Jessica Dromgoole
Jeanie: Claire Rushbrook
Dan: Lee Ross
Myrtle: Sheila Reid

: Dancing with the Russian Bear

I New series 1/3.The Jilted Lover
Tim Whewell discovers why Russia's relationship with the West has soured to the extent that some commentators predict another Cold War. See panel Producers Kate Peters and Mark Savage


Unknown: Tim Whewell
Producers: Kate Peters
Producers: Mark Savage

: The Learning Curve

4/8. Educational issues with Libby Purves. Producer Sukey Firth Repeated on Sunday at 11pm


Unknown: Libby Purves.

: Night Rescue: Saving the ManxShearwater

Sarah Moore meets bird rescuer Jean Hains , who launches young Manx shearwaters from the Clifftops to help them fly. Producer Sarah Moore


Unknown: Sarah Moore
Unknown: Jean Hains
Producer: Sarah Moore

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime:A Room with a View

6/15. 1 Want to Be Absolutely Truthful. Juliet Stevenson continues reading EM Forster's novel. Returning from the trip to Fiesole, Lucy finds her emotions in turmoil. Producer Di Speirs RT DIRECT: To order the paperback of EM Forster's A Room with a Wewfor £8.99 inc p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p a minute) quoting RT, send a cheque, payable to RT Direct Book Offers, to: [address removed] or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Unknown: Juliet Stevenson
Producer: Di Speirs

: Quote ... Unquote

Rptd from Wednesday

: The Age Old Dilemma

1/3. Debunking stereotypes of the elderly. Producers Jolyon Jenkins and Rachael Kiddey


Producers: Jolyon Jenkins
Producers: Rachael Kiddey

: News

: Book of the Week: Miraclesof Life

1/5. By JG Ballard. Rptd from 9,45am

: AM International One-Day Cricket

New Zealand v England
Commentary from Seddon Park in Hamilton.
For commentators see Saturday 'Approximate time

: News

: Culture Shock

: 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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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