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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

Presented by the Rev Dr Ruth Patterson.


Unknown: Dr Ruth Patterson.

: Farming Today

With Charlotte Smith. Producer Alasdair Campbell


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Alasdair Campbell

: Today

With Sarah Montague and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Susan Hulme and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day
With Professor Mona Siddiqui.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Susan Hulme
Unknown: David Wilby.
Unknown: Professor Mona Siddiqui.

: Midweek

Diverse and lively conversation with Libby Purves and her guests.
Producer Chris Paling Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Libby Purves

: Daily Service

Led by Christine Morgan. What a Faithful God (Critchley, arr Leddington Wright ). 1 Peter 1, vv13-21. 0 Saviour of the World
(Goss). 0 Lord My God (How Great Thou Art).


Unknown: Christine Morgan.
Unknown: Leddington Wright

: Book of the Week: Cooke's Elections

3/5. In another archive edition of Letter from America, Alistair Cooke talks about Gerald Ford 's strategy in the race for the presidency in 1976, during which he tried to retain his place in the White House by playing down party differences, Introduced by Justin Webb. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Talks: Alistair Cooke
Unknown: Gerald Ford
Introduced By: Justin Webb.

: Woman's Hour

Lively discussion and interviews, presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 The Way We Live Right Now 13/15 The Woman's Hourdrama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.

: In Living Memory

3/4. Shoreham. Jolyon Jenkins recalls how violent disputes affected the seaside town of Shoreham for several months in 1995 when people protested against the export of live Sheep and veal calves. Producer Jolyon Jenkins


Unknown: Jolyon Jenkins
Producer: Jolyon Jenkins

: Cabin Pressure

New series 1/6. Abu Dhabi. Sitcom about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult. The town of Bristol, a cat and a thermostat combine to present Martin with a career-breaking crisis. Written by John Finnemore.
Producer David Tyler


Unknown: Abu Dhabi.
Written By: John Finnemore.
Producer: David Tyler
Carolyn: Stephanie Cole
1st Officer Richardson: Roger Allam
Capt Martin Crieff: Benedict Cumberbatch
Arthur: John Finnemore
ATC Fitton: Ewen MacIntosh

: You and Yours

With Sheila McClennon and Winifred Robinson.


Unknown: Sheila McClennon
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

News and analysis with Martha Kearney.


Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: Off the Page

New series 1/7. Nanny Wouldn't Like It
Broadcaster and journalist Anna Raeburn shares her views on nannies as columnist Guy Browning argues that the nanny is the queen of arrested development but a sexual catastrophe, while author Kathryn Hughes finds a list of men who have fallen for their charms. Presented by Dominic Arkwright. Producer Miles Warde


Unknown: Anna Raeburn
Unknown: Guy Browning
Unknown: Kathryn Hughes
Presented By: Dominic Arkwright.
Producer: Miles Warde

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm
By Neil Leyshon. After the end of the Second World War, a woman emigrates to Canada with her partner. However, she begins to retreat from him when she is reunited with her childhood sweetheart on the ship, and wonders who she can trust while so far away from home.
Director Susan Roberts


Unknown: Neil Leyshon.
Director: Susan Roberts
Eleanor: Charlotte Emmerson
Clarence Simon: Lee Phillips
Frank: Joseph Kloska

: Gardeners' Question Time

Eric Robson is in the chair as Bob Flowerdew , Pippa Greenwood , Peter Gibbs and Anne Swithinbank answer listeners' queries at the annual Summer Garden Party at
Sparsholt College in Hampshire. And at
3.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Shortened repeat from Sunday at 2pm


Unknown: Eric Robson
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Peter Gibbs
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank

: SOS: Save Our Souls

3/5. Ghosts. By Colette Paul. A retired woman is jolted out of her routine by a voice from her past. Read by Barbara Rafferty. For details see Monday


Unknown: Colette Paul.
Read By: Barbara Rafferty.

: Cosmic Quest

28/30. A Plethora of Planets. With Heather Couper. How an infrared telescope sent into space in 1983 helped astronomers learn more about the origins of the Earth and other planets by gathering images of dusty discs around Stars. For details see Monday


Unknown: Heather Couper.

: Thinking Allowed

Laurie Taylor talks to key thinkers as he explores new research on how society works. Producer Charlie Taylor Repeated on Sunday at 12.15am


Talks: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: All in the Mind

Repeated from yesterday at 9pm

: 1968: Day-by-Day

Yorkshire County Cricket club beat the touring Australians by an innings and 69 runs. For details see Saturday

: PM

News and analysis, presented by Eddie Mair.


Presented By: Eddie Mair.

: Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show!

2/6. In his search for antiques to take to the Antiques Roadshow, Arthur sets up a meat-and-theatrical memorabilia stall with Wilf the butcher. Comedy written by and starring Steve Delaney , with Sue Perkins , Dave Mounfield and Alastair Kerr.
Producers John Leonard and Mark Radcliffe


Unknown: Steve Delaney
Unknown: Sue Perkins
Unknown: Dave Mounfield
Unknown: Alastair Kerr.
Producers: John Leonard
Producers: Mark Radcliffe

: The Archers

Neil plays Cupid at Ambridge View.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

John Wilson presents arts news, interviews and reviews. Producer Ella-Mai Robey


Unknown: John Wilson
Producer: Ella-Mai Robey

: The Way We Live Right Now

13/15. Flex is wounded, but it's his sister who is really feeling the hurt.
Jonathan Myerson 's reworking of Anthony Trollope 's satirical novel about greed and dishonesty. For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Jonathan Myerson
Unknown: Anthony Trollope

: The Moral Maze

5/9. Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which Melanie Phillips , Ian Hargreaves ,
Clifford Longley and Claire Fox cross-examine expert witnesses about the ethical issues behind the week's news. Producer Phil Pegum


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Melanie Phillips
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves
Unknown: Clifford Longley
Unknown: Claire Fox
Producer: Phil Pegum

: Fifty Years before the Masthead

3/4. Anthony Howard becomes the Sunday Times's Whitehall correspondent, but members of the Cabinet are forbidden to speak to him by prime minister Harold Wilson. He therefore decides to move to Washington, where he covers a momentous period in American history.
(Rptd from Sunday at 10.45pm)


Presenter: Anthony Howard
Producer: Mark Savage

: World on the Move: Great Animal Migrations

20/40. The year-long event continues. With Brett Westwood and Philippa Forrester. Repeated from yesterday at 11am


Unknown: Brett Westwood

: Midweek

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

National and international news and analysis, presented by Robin Lustig.


Presented By: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Breath

8/10. By Tim Winton. Humiliated and furious over his failure at tackling the Nautilus,
Pikelet takes on Old Smokey alone. Read by Richard Roxburgh and abridged by Sally Marmion. For details see Monday


Unknown: Tim Winton.
Read By: Richard Roxburgh
Abridged By: Sally Marmion.

: Laura Solon: Talking and Not Talking

6/6. The award-winning comedian presents a sketch and character show, aided by the voices of Ben Moor, Rosie Cavaliero and Ben Willbond. Producer Colin Anderson
RT DIRECT: To pre-order Laura Solon: Series 2 CD (released 11/09/08) for E12.79 (RRP E15.99) inc p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p per minute), quoting RTD240, or visit www.bbcshop.com and enter code RTD240 at the checkout


Unknown: Rosie Cavaliero
Unknown: Ben Willbond.
Producer: Colin Anderson

: Today In Parliament

Robert Orchard presents news, views and analysis of the day's developments in Westminster, including Gordon Brown 's response to MPs' queries during Prime Minister's Questions.


Unknown: Gordon Brown

: News

: Book of the Week: Cooke's Elections

3/5. By Alistair Cooke. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

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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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