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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

Presented by the Rev Roger Hutchings.


Unknown: Roger Hutchings.

: Farming Today

Presented by Charlotte Smith. Producer Fran Barnes


Presented By: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Fran Barnes

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Robert Orchard and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Rt Rev Richard Harries.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament Editor of Today Ceri Thomas


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: David Wilby.
Unknown: Richard Harries.
Unknown: Ceri Thomas

: The Reunion

Sue MacGregor talks to artists, writers and editors who have created cartoon characters for DC Thomson's children's comics. Repeated from Sunday at 11.15am

: Book of the Week:Isabella de' Medici

5/5. By Caroline P Murphy. When her beloved father dies and her brother Francesco succeeds him, Isabella's life takes a dark and tragic turn. Read by Fenella Woolgar. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Caroline P Murphy.
Read By: Fenella Woolgar.

: Act of Worship

Religious service from Edinburgh.

: Woman's Hour

With Jane Garvey.
10.45 An Expert in Murder 5/10 The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm Editor Jill Burridge


Unknown: Jane Garvey.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Clearing the House

C Clearing out a parent's house is a daunting task, both emotionally and from a practical point of view. It is also part of the process of mourning.
People in the midst of the experience tell their funny, sad and surprising stories. Producers Elizabeth Burke and Kim Normanton See also Your and Yours at 12.04pm Checking out: page 32


Producers: Elizabeth Burke
Producers: Kim Normanton

: The Casebook of Inspector Steine

4/6. The Uses of Literacy. Brunswick goes undercover at a famous girls' school on a mission to find the identity of an eminent former pupil who happens to have one of the greatest criminal minds of the 20th century. Lynne Truss's cop comedy set in 1950s Brighton.
Producer/Director Karen Rose


Director: Karen Rose
Insp Steine: Michael Fenton Stevens
Sgt Brunswick: John Ramm
Mrs Groynes: Samantha Spiro
PCTwitten: Matt Green
Adelaide: Janet Ellis
Hinge: Nicholas Le Prevost
Phyllis: Michelle Tate
Female panellist: Sophie Dearlove

: You and Yours

Following Clearing the House, a look at some of the practical considerations of clearing an elderly relative's house. With Liz Barclay and John Waite. Series editor Andrew Smith
Checkina out: Daae 32


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Waite.
Editor: Andrew Smith

: The World at One

With Shaun Ley. Editor Peter Rippon


Unknown: Shaun Ley.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Message

Guests join Jenni Murray for lively conversation on media trends.
Producer Cecile Wright Repeated on Sunday at 8pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Producer: Cecile Wright

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: On Mardle Fen

4/4. The Taste of Success. By
Nick Warburton. With the restaurant in financial trouble, Jack asks his nephew to look after things so that he can get away for a few weeks. Meanwhile, Warwick sings the praises nf ieaendarv local dish, Mardle pudding.
Producer/Director Claire Grove


Unknown: Nick Warburton.
Director: Claire Grove
Warwick: Trevor Peacock
jack: Sam Dale
David: Chris Pavlo
Fay: Liza Sadovy
Marcia: Kate Butfery
Imogen: Liz Sutherland
Zofia: Helen Longworth

: Ramblings

5/5. In the company of the Radio 4 continuity team, including Charlotte
I Green, Brian Perkins and Peter Donaldson , Clare Balding goes on a fund-raising "Pilgrimage to the Pips" to
Herstmonceux Castle, the home of the for more than 50 years. Producer Lucy Lunt


Unknown: Brian Perkins
Unknown: Peter Donaldson
Producer: Lucy Lunt

: Follow the Instructions

f/5 Life without the Manual By
Brian Thompson. In pre-war rural France an isolated farmer sees his first aeroplane-with inspiring consequences. Read by Neil Dudgeon. For details see Monday


Unknown: Brian Thompson.
Read By: Neil Dudgeon.

: Hunting the Beagle : 5/5

Dr Robert Prescott has sent for analysis of the samples from the ship they found buried in the Essex marshes. Could it be the HMS Beagle?
For details see Monday


Presenter: Dr Robert Prescott

: Last Word

Matthew Bannister and guests reflect on the lives of notable people who have recently died.
Producer Julia Johnson Repeated on Sunday at 8.30pm


Unknown: Matthew Bannister
Producer: Julia Johnson

: The Film Programme

John Hurt talks to Francine Stock, and director Kimberly Peirce talks about her new film "Stop-Loss" about a veteran soldier who refuses to return to Iraq.


Presenter: Francine Stock
Guest: Kimberly Peirce
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: 1968: DaybyDay

Ethnic minorities speak out against Enoch Powell. For details see Saturday


Unknown: Enoch Powell.

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Now Show

8/8. Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis take a satirical look at the news, with help from Mitch Benn Jon Holmes and Laura Shavin. Producer Katie Tyrell
Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
RT DIRECT: To order The Best of The Now Show for £6.99 (RRP £8.99) nd pip call [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute), quoting RTD198


Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Laura Shavin.
Producer: Katie Tyrell

: The Archers

Will finds out who his friends are.
Writer Adrian Flynn ; Director Rosemary Watts
Editor Vanessa Whitburn ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to: [address removed]


Unknown: Adrian Flynn
Director: Rosemary Watts
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Richard Attlee
Shula: Judy Bennett
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Tony: Colin Skipp
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Tom: Tom Graham
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Adam: Andrew Wlncott
Alice: Hollie Chapman
Matt: Kim Durham
Kathy: Hedli Niklaus
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
William: Philip Molloy
Roy: Ian Pepperell
Brenda: Amy Shindler
Lynda: Carole Boyd
MrLander: Brian Darnley
Police officer: Forbes Masson

: Front Row

With Kirsty Lang. Producer Nicki Paxman


Unknown: Kirsty Lang.
Producer: Nicki Paxman

: An Expert In Murder

5/10. By Nicola Upson. Penrose is nowhere near catching the murderer and he is worried that Josephine could be the next victim. For cast and details see Monday Rptd from 10.45am


Unknown: Nicola Upson.

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby hosts the topical debate from Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire, where the panellists are Secretary for State for
Communities and Local Government Hazel
Blears; shadow Secretary of State for
Communities and Local Government Eric
Pickles; Liberal Democrat peer Lord Razzall and neurobiologist Professor Colin Blakemore. Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Professor Colin Blakemore.
Producer: Anne Peacock

: A Point of View

Clive James reflects on a topical issue.
Producer Adele Armstrong Rptd on Sunday at 8.50am


Unknown: Clive James

: The Friday Play: How Now TV

Film-maker Paul Watson 's tragicomedy about the television industry. The story
- of how TV presenter Daniela Cross started her career in a business where good looks, gimmicks and the audience figures prevail - by coming up with an idea so awful but so justifiable she was bound to succeed.
Director Paul Watson
Hassan Joseph Marcell Samuel Jonathan Firth Crispin Mathew Baynton Permindah ManJInder Vlrk Picture editor Keith Drinkel Young director Tom Watson


Unknown: Paul Watson
Presenter: Daniela Cross
Director: Paul Watson
Director: Hassan Joseph Marcell
Director: Samuel Jonathan Firth
Unknown: Crispin Mathew Baynton
Editor: Keith Drinkel
Director: Tom Watson
Daniela: Victoria Shalet
Daddy (John Cross): Nicholas Farrell
Deborah: Frances Barber
Averill: Lizzy McLnnerny
Gary: Leo Bill

: The World Tonight

With David Eades.


Unknown: David Eades.

: Book at Bedtime: The Good Soldier

10/10. By Ford Maddox Ford. Dowell recounts the final events in the life of Edward Ashburnham. For details see Monday


Unknown: Edward Ashburnham.

: Great Lives

Repeated from Tuesday at 4.30pm

: Today in Parliament

Mark D'Arcy reports from Westminster, highlighting the work of Committees and key developments in Parliament.


Unknown: Mark D'Arcy

: News

: Book of the Week:Isabella de' Medici

5/5. By Caroline P Murphy. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Caroline P Murphy.

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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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