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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

Pause for reflection, with Shaunaka Rishi Das.


Unknown: Shaunaka Rishi Das.

: Farming Today

Presented by Anna Hill. Producer Alasdair Cross


Presented By: Anna Hill.
Producer: Alasdair Cross

: Today

With Evan Davis and Edward Stourton.
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 Akhandadhi Das.
8.31 L W only Yesterday In Parliament


Unknown: Evan Davis
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Sean Curran
Unknown: David Wilby.
Unknown: Akhandadhi Das.


2/2. Clive Anderson continues to explore the story of political correctness.
Producer Simon Hollis Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Clive Anderson
Producer: Simon Hollis

: Phill Jupltus's Strips

4/4. Phill Jupitus meets the creator of Zippy the Pinhead, Bill Griffith , who, tucked away in a studio outside Boston, looks back over 40 years of cartooning, Producer Kirsten Lass


Unknown: Phill Jupitus
Unknown: Bill Griffith
Producer: Kirsten Lass

: Book of the Week: Chagall

2/5. The young Chagall, as a Hasidic Jew in the Russian Pale of Settlement, had no idea of what it meant to be an artist until he saw a drawing by his school friend. Captivated by it, he persuaded his mother to let him enrol in the only art school in town. By Jackie Wullschlager. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Jackie Wullschlager.

: Daily Service

Led by John Forrest. Be Thou My Vision
(Slane). Daniel 6, W12-16, 19-22. Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel (Trad American, arr
Hogan). We Rest On Thee, Our Shield and Our Defender! (Highwood).


Unknown: John Forrest.

: Woman's Hour

With Sheila McClennon.
10.45 Writing the Century 2/5 The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Unknown: Sheila McClennon.

: World on the Move: Great Animal Migrations

33/40. Wildlife experts, zoologists and conservationists report on the progress of animal journeys across the world. Presented by Philippa Forrester and Brett Westwood.
Series editor Julian Hector Repeated tomorrow at 9pm


Unknown: Brett Westwood.
Editor: Julian Hector

: Fowles in Dorset

Not only did John Fowles set The French
Lieutenant's Woman in the Dorset town of Lyme Regis , he was also the curator of Lyme Regis museum. He pieced together Lyme's oral history in a series of interviews that have never before been broadcast. Chris Ledgard explores those tapes and discusses Fowles's link with Lyme Regis and history. Producer Chris Ledgard


Unknown: John Fowles
Unknown: Lyme Regis
Unknown: Chris Ledgard
Producer: Chris Ledgard

: Call You and Yours

Weekly phone-in on consumer issues, presented by Julian Worricker.
PHONE: [number removed] (Lines open from 10am) email: youandyours@bbc.co.uk


Presented By: Julian Worricker.

: The World at One

Global news and analysis, presented by Martha Kearney.


Presented By: Martha Kearney.

: Stage to Screen

2/3 Gypsy. Gypsy was inspired by the memoirs of the stripper Gypsy Rose Lee. The role of her mother was written for Ethel Merman and played on screen by Rosalind Russell. Paul Gambaccini unravels this controversial choice of casting with actress Angela Richards who played
Merman on stage and talks to Patti LuPone. star of the current Broadway production.
With contributions from Stephen Sondheim and Arthur LaurentS. Producer Adrian Edwards


Unknown: Rose Lee.
Unknown: Ethel Merman
Unknown: Rosalind Russell.
Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Unknown: Angela Richards
Unknown: Patti Lupone.
Unknown: Stephen Sondheim
Unknown: Arthur Laurents.
Producer: Adrian Edwards

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Number Ten

5/5 After the death of his private secretary, the Prime Minister has called an election.
There are four weeks to go until the country votes, and the polls don't look promising. By Jonathan Myerson , with Antony Sher ,
Julian Rhind-Tutt and Sasha Behar.
Director Clive Brill Director
Clive Brill


Unknown: Jonathan Myerson
Unknown: Antony Sher
Unknown: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Unknown: Sasha Behar.
Director: Clive Brill
Director: Clive Brill
Adam: Antony Sher
Steve: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Monica: Sasha Behar
Polly: Deborah Findlay
Lord Rudolph: Paul Jesson
Sheila: Clare Perkins
Robert: Nigel Lindsay
Greg: John Warnaby
Barry: Connor McLntyre
Reporter: Christopher Obi

: Making History

5/13 Vanessa Collingridge tries to get to the bottom of historical mysteries, looking at local legends and oddities. Producer Nick Patrick ADDRESS: [address removed]email: making.history@bbc.co.uk Phone: [number removed]


Unknown: Vanessa Collingridge
Producer: Nick Patrick

: Welsh International

2/5 A Bird in the Hand. A wedding abroad in autumn sunlight. Owen Sheers 's poetic story captures the moment when a relationship is over. Read by Richard Harrington. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Owen Sheers
Read By: Richard Harrington.

: Running Away

2/5 Actor Andrew Sachs takes time out from writing his autobiography to enjoy a grand day out at the zoo - and a stroll down memory lane. With Tim Samuels. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Unknown: Tim Samuels.

: Law In Action

6/9 Weekly report on developments in the legal world. Presented by Clive Coleman. Producer Jim Frank


Presented By: Clive Coleman.
Producer: Jim Frank

: A Good Read

4/9. Sue MacGregor talks to The Guardian's legal commentator Marcel Berlins and Pauline Black about the books they love. Producer Beth O'Dea Repeated on Friday at 11pm


Talks: Sue MacGregor
Commentator: Marcel Berlins
Commentator: Pauline Black
Producer: Beth O'Dea

: PM

News and analysis
, presented by Eddie Mair.


Presented By: Eddie Mair.

: The Party Line

4/6. After four days of hard graft at Westminster, MP Duncan Stonebridge prepares to return to his constituency, where the real work begins. Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis 's sitcom, starring James Fleet and Simon Greenall.
Other characters played by Beth Chalmers , Manjeet Mann and Dan Mersh Producer Dawn Ellis


Unknown: Duncan Stonebridge
Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Simon Greenall.
Played By: Beth Chalmers
Played By: Manjeet Mann
Played By: Dan Mersh
Producer: Dawn Ellis
Duncan: James Fleet
Roger: Geoffrey McGivern
Tom: Simon Greenall
Harriet: Geraldlne McNulty

: The Archers

Pip offers the olive branch.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Arts news with Kirsty Lang. Producer Jack Soper


Unknown: Kirsty Lang.
Producer: Jack Soper

: Writing the Century

2/5. Week Six: A Paintbrush Reporter
Working as a war correspondent, Barbara travels to Paris, paints in field hospitals and gets her first sight of pain and suffering close up. Dramatised by Hattie Naylor.
For cast and details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am


Dramatised By: Hattie Naylor.

: File on 4

5/9. Georgia's summer war effectively put East/West relations back in the freezer.
Reporting from the world's newest and most contested border, Tim Whewell gathers evidence of the conflict and assesses its impact on leaders in Washington, Moscow and Tbilisi. Producer Andy Denwood Repeated on Sunday at 5pm


Unknown: Tim Whewell

: In Touch

Peter White with news and information for the blind and partially Sighted. Producer Cheryl Gabriel


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel

: Money on the Brain

Financial Times journalist Tim Harford explores the fast-emerging academic field of neuroeconomics. Proponents of the discipline argue that it has the potential to help analysts understand how people make their economic decisions. However, its critics suggest that it could provide the marketing industry with a dangerous tool for manipulating public interest to its own greedy ends.
Producer Jane Ashley Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm Radio features: pages 118-119


Unknown: Tim Harford
Producer: Jane Ashley


Repeated from 9am

: Book at Bedtime: The Ruling Passion

2/10. July 1303: Edward I's campaign against the Scots is going badly - almost as badly as his efforts to persuade his son to give up Piers Gaveston. By David Pownall. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Piers Gaveston.
Unknown: David Pownall.

: Fabulous

3/4. By Lucy Clarke. With the prospect of the family coming around for dinner, Faye flies into a panic. Producer Simon Nicholls


Unknown: Lucy Clarke.
Producer: Simon Nicholls

: Today In Parliament

With David Wilby


Unknown: David Wilby

: News

: Book of the Week: Chagall

2/5. By Jackie Wullschiager. Rptd from 9.45am


Unknown: Jackie Wullschiager.

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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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