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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Shaykh Michael Mumisa.

: Farming Today

With Melanie Abbott. Producer Chris Impey


Unknown: Melanie Abbott.
Producer: Chris Impey

: Today

With Evan Davis and Sarah Montague. 6 25 725 8 25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Clifford Longley.


Unknown: Evan Davis
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Clifford Longley.

: Fry's English Delight

2/3. Quotation. Stephen Fry continues his series on the English language with a look at the uses and misuses of quotations. The programme also looks at compilers of dictionaries of quotations, who have the power to bestow greatness on quite humble pieces of text. Producer Ian Gardhouse


Unknown: Stephen Fry
Producer: Ian Gardhouse

: Parkmasters

2/3. Joseph Paxton and Birkenhead Park
Tristram Hunt explores Paxton ideas about public parks by looking at thinking behind his work on Birkenhead Park. Producer Erin Riley


Unknown: Joseph Paxton
Unknown: Birkenhead Park.
Producer: Erin Riley

: Book of the Week:Ghost Train to the Eastern Star

1/5. Paul Theroux retraces the railway journey East he took in his 1973 travel book The Great Railway Bazaar. He sets off from London by Eurostar on the first leg of Nsoverlandjourney. Abridged by Doreen Estall. Read by Stuart Milligan. Producer Emma Harding Rptd at 12.30am RT DIRECT: To order Ghost Train to the Eastern Star for E18.00 (RRP E20.00) inc p&p, call [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute) quoting RT. or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Unknown: Paul Theroux
Abridged By: Doreen Estall.
Read By: Stuart Milligan.
Producer: Emma Harding Rptd

: Daily Service

Led by Mgr Tony Rogers. Seek Ye First
(Lafferty, arr Wilson). John 3, vvl-6. Ev'ry Time
I Feel the Spirit (Trad American, arr Chilcott).
Blessed Assurance, Jesus Is Mine! (Knapp).


Unknown: Mgr Tony Rogers.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray.
10.45 The Golden Notebook 6/10 The Woman's Hourdrama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: Driving into Debt

Mark Caisely has worked as a repo man for more than ten years. As the credit-crunch bites, spiralling card debt and mortgage arrears means business is booming. Producers Peregrine Andrews and Arlen Harris


Unknown: Mark Caisely
Unknown: Arlen Harris

: Dixon of Dock Green

1/5. Little Boy Blue. By Ted Willis. Dramatised for radio by Sue Rodwell. Dixon and Crawford investigate a break-in at the local pin-ball palace.
Producer/Director Viv Beeby


Unknown: Ted Willis.
Unknown: Sue Rodwell.
Director: Viv Beeby
PC Dixon: David Calder
PC Crawford: Hamish Clark
Geoff: Tom Lawrence
Benny: Dan Winter
Tony: Michael Carolan
Taffy: Matthew Thomas
Annie: Hayley Doherty

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and John Waite.


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Shaun Ley.


Unknown: Shaun Ley.

: Round Britain Quiz

11/12. Teams from Northern Ireland and the Midlands compete. Hosted by Tom Sutcliffe. Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at 11pm


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe.
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Peter Lorre v Peter Lorre

Towards the end of his career, film star Peter Lorre found himself at the centre of a strange legal case.
Incorporating verbatim extracts from the court transcripts, Michael Butt 's play wonders what was going through Lorre's troubled mind as he fought to protect his name.
Producer/Director Toby Swift


Unknown: Peter Lorre
Unknown: Michael Butt
Director: Toby Swift
Peter Lorre: Stephen Greif
Lester Salkow: Peter Marinker
Helen Hafner: Helen Longworth
Eugene Weingand: Kenneth Collard
Jack Paar: Nathan Osgood
Barclay: Nathan Osgood
Judge Burnett Wolfson: John Rowe
Robert Shutan: Kerry Shale
Curtis Gemmil: John Chancer

: Money Box Live

Vincent Duggleby and his guests offer listeners advice on financial questions. PHONE: [number removed] Lines open from 1.30pm Producer Samantha Washington


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Samantha Washington

: Alan Sillitoe Short Stories

1/5. Firebug. A young boy's obsession with fire engines moves up to lighting small fires. But a few short-lived flames doesn't seem enough. The first of a week-long series of stories spanning Alan Sillitoe 's career. Abridged by Fiona McAlpiine , and read by Philip Jackson. Producer Clive Brill


Unknown: Alan Sillitoe
Abridged By: Fiona McAlpiine
Read By: Philip Jackson.
Producer: Clive Brill

: The Drawings on the Wall

1/5. The Legless Women of Creswell Craggs George Nash explores Western Europe's rock art sites. He begins at Church Hole Cave in Derbyshire. Producer Chris Eldon Lee


Unknown: Creswell Craggs
Unknown: George Nash
Producer: Chris Eldon Lee

: The Food Programme

Rptd from yesterday

: Click On

New series 1/6. Simon Cox presents the series that explores the world of IT. This week he goes on a GPS treasure hunt and finds out whether the latest trend of touch-screen technology will change the way people interact with their digital devices. Producer Monise Durrani


Unknown: Simon Cox
Producer: Monise Durrani

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair .


Presented By: Eddie Mair

: Just a Minute

6/10. Panellists are Paul Merton , Sue Perkins , Julian Clary and Chris Addison. Nicholas Parsons awards the points.
Producer Tilusha Ghelani Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm


Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Sue Perkins
Unknown: Julian Clary
Unknown: Chris Addison.
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Producer: Tilusha Ghelani

: The Archers

Susan gets territorial at Ambridge View. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Terry Pratchett , creator of the Discworld novels, joins Mark Lawson to talk about his new book, Nation. Producer Timothy Prosser


Unknown: Terry Pratchett
Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Timothy Prosser

: The Golden Notebook

6/10. Anna once again is called in by everyone to sort out their conflicts, at the same time as her own depression begin to tip her into mental turmoil. Doris Lessing 's 20th-century novel, dramatised by Sarah Daniels.
Producer/Director Polly Thomas Rptd from 10.45am


Unknown: Doris Lessing
Dramatised By: Sarah Daniels.
Director: Polly Thomas Rptd
Anna: Susannah Harker
Molly: Fenella Woolgar
Julia: Fenella Woolgar
Richard: Ron Cook
Dick: Marc Parry
Tommy: Adam Paulden
Marion: Julia Rounthwaite
Janet: Ellie Sager
Nurse: Laura Harding
Jean: Laura Harding
Ella: Emma Fielding
Mrs Marks: Brigit Forsyth
Mr Mathlong: Wyllie Longmore
Saul: Peter Brooke
Milt: Eben Young

: Planning for Destruction:the D-Villages of County Durham

Caroline Beck tells the story of the County Durham mining villages earmarked by the council for gradual dereliction, saved by their communities. Producer Caroline Beck


Unknown: Caroline Beck
Producer: Caroline Beck

: Crossing Continents

8/11. Czech Republic. Ray Furlong assesses the impact of the European Court of Justice ruling that Roma children should have the same educational opportunities as other
Czech children. Is it making any difference to their lives? Repeated from Thursday

: Percy and Jock - One Man and His Dog

On the centenary of its publication,
David Attenborough recounts the story of Sir Percy Fitzpatrick and his book, Josh of the Bushveld, which captures the excitement of pioneer life in South Africa. Producer Sheena Duncan


Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: Sir Percy Fitzpatrick
Producer: Sheena Duncan

: Mind Changers

2/3. The Heinz Dilemma. By designing the first experiment to quantify the human ability to reason morally, Lawrence Kohlberg shifted the focus of psychology from animal behaviour. With Claudia Hammond. Producer Marya Burgess


Unknown: Claudia Hammond.
Producer: Marya Burgess

: The World Tonight

With Ritula Shah.


Unknown: Ritula Shah.

: Book at Bedtime: Perfect Night

6/10. Nick Roker has stumbled on a secret - a terrorist supposedly long dead is still alive - and now people around him are "dying" to keep it a secret. Jamie Glover reads Peter Grimsdale 's political thriller. Abridged by JanePurcell. Producer Chris Wallis
RT DIRECT: To order Perfect Night for £11.69 (RRP
E12.99) inc p&p, call [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute) quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Unknown: Nick Roker
Unknown: Jamie Glover
Unknown: Peter Grimsdale
Producer: Chris Wallis

: Word of Mouth

Repeated from Tuesday

: Tomorrow, Today!

5/9. Dr Chaotica and the Rise of the Atomic Man-Bees. Suspicious deaths provoke mixed reactions. By Christopher William Hill. Producer Liz Webb


Unknown: Christopher William Hill.
Producer: Liz Webb
Nigel: Peter Bowles
Sylvia: Cheryl Campbell
Godfrey: John Fortune
Sir Angus: Gary Waldhorn

: News

: Book of the Week:Ghost Train to the Eastern Star

1/5. By Paul Theroux. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Paul Theroux.

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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.

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