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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

Pause for reflection, with the Rev Stephen Shipley.


Unknown: Stephen Shipley.

: Farming Today

Presented by Charlotte Smith. Producer Fran Barnes


Presented By: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Fran Barnes

: Today

With Evan Davis and James Naughtie.
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 Vishvapani.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament Editor of Today Ceri Thomas


Unknown: Evan Davis
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Sean Curran
Unknown: David Wilby.
Unknown: Ceri Thomas

: Desert Island Discs

Repeated from Sunday at 11.15am

: Book of the Week: Arthur Miller

5/5. Miller tries to halt the disintegration of his marriage to Monroe by writing a screenplay for her, The Misfits. Biography by Christopher Bigsby. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Christopher Bigsby.

: Act of Worship

Led by the Rev Ernie Rea.


Unknown: Rev Ernie Rea.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray.
10.45 Aubrey's Brief Lives 5/5 The Woman's Hour drama.
Editor Jill Burridge For details see drama at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Editor: Jill Burridge

: The Goulash Archipelago

2/2. Jazz bass player Arnie Somogyi invited his old friend Hungarian guitarist Zsolt .
Bende on a journey through the Carpathian mountains during which they could only eat what they were given in exchange for their music. The odd couple find themselves en route to their final destination, the village of KommandO. Producer Simon Elmes


Unknown: Arnie Somogyi
Producer: Simon Elmes

: Fags, Mags and Bags

3/6. Rameshtonite. Trouble looms for
Ramesh when his old banter competitor turns up after a 20-year absence. Scottish corner-shop comedy, written by and starring Sanjeev Kohli and Donald McLeary.
Producer Gus Beattie ; Director Iain Davidson


Unknown: Sanjeev Kohli
Unknown: Donald McLeary.
Producer: Gus Beattie
Director: Iain Davidson
Ramesh: Sanjeev Kohli
Dave: Donald McLeary
Alok: Susheel Kumar
Sanjay: Omar Raza
Ted: Gavin Mitchell
Fr Henderson: Gerard Kelly
Tom: Tom Urle
Joan: Marjory Hogarth

: Radio 4 Radio Food and Farming Awards 2008

Sheila Dillon hosts the ninth BBC Food and Farming Awards at the Birmingham NEC.
Angela Hartnett and Jamie Oliver are among the guests announcing the winners.
Producer Andrew Smith Shortened rpt Sun 12.30pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon
Unknown: Angela Hartnett
Unknown: Jamie Oliver
Producer: Andrew Smith

: The World at One

With Shaun Ley.
Editor Peter Rippon


Unknown: Shaun Ley.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: Feedback

11/11. Listeners' views and comments on BBC radio taken by Roger Bolton.
Producer Brian McClusky Repeated on Sunday at 8pm ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100. London WIA 10 phone: [number removed] email: [address removed]


Unknown: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Brian McClusky

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Whitechapel Dreams

The Whitechapel Library was almost a holy place - "The University of the East End". Following its closure, one of its graduates,
Bernard Kops , takes us into its cellar and tells a story about a retiring librarian, the poet Isaac Rosenberg , and a young Muslim woman seeking refuge.
Producer/Director David Hunter


Unknown: Bernard Kops
Unknown: Isaac Rosenberg
Director: David Hunter
Bernard: Bernard Kops
Leo: Edward Halsted
Aleya: Ruth D'Silva
Isaac: Gunnar Cauthery
Father: Paul Bhattacharjee

: Ramblings

3/6. Clare Balding walks along the Cornish coast in the company of novelist
Patrick Gale who explains why walking is a vital part of his creative process and why Cornwall has been the inspiration and setting for many of his books. Producer Lucy Lunt


Unknown: Patrick Gale
Producer: Lucy Lunt

: Points of Entry

5/5. Bread Heap and a Dreamer. The Syrian writer Hassan Bahri tells a compelling story about a prisoner, tortured by day who finds solace in the language of resilience scratched on the walls of his cell. Read by Philip Arditti . For details see Monday


Unknown: Hassan Bahri
Read By: Philip Arditti

: A Load of Rubbish

5/5. Ian Marchant concludes his investigation into the world of waste. For details see Monday


Unknown: Ian Marchant

: Last Word

Obituary series with Matthew Bannister.
Producer Julia Johnson Repeated on Sunday at 8.30pm


Unknown: Matthew Bannister.
Producer: Julia Johnson

: The Film Programme

Judy Craymer, the creator of Mamma Mia! talks to Francine Stock about its status as the most commercially successful British film of all time as it is released on DVD.


Guest: Judy Craymer
Presenter: Francine Stock
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: PM

With Eddie Mair. Editor Peter Rippon

: The Now Show

New series 1/6. Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis return for another slurp at the satirical cup of the week's news, with the help of Mitch Benn , Jon Holmes , Laura Shavin and Marcus BrigstOCke. Producer Colin Anderson Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm


Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Mitch Benn
Unknown: Jon Holmes
Unknown: Laura Shavin
Unknown: Marcus Brigstocke.
Producer: Colin Anderson

: The Archers

Prayers are answered for Oliver and Lynda.
Writer Jo Toye ; Director Kate Oates Editor Vanessa Whitburn
ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]


Unknown: Jo Toye
Director: Kate Oates
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
Kenton: Richard Attlee
Alistair: Michael Lumsden
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Tony: Colin Skipp
Tom: Tom Graham
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Adam: Andrew Wincott
Lilian: Sunny Ormonde
Peggy: June Spencer
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
Will: Philip Molloy
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Mike: Terry Molloy
Caroline: Sara Coward
Robert: Graham Blockey
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Nic: Becky Wright

: Front Row

Arts news, interviews and reviews, with Kirsty Lang. Producer Rebecca Nicholson


Unknown: Kirsty Lang.
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: Aubrey's Brief Lives

5/5. Sudden Ease. A dying Wood receives an unexpected visitor. By Nick Warburton.
For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Nick Warburton.

: Any Questions?

Transport Secretary Geoff Hoon and Caroline Lucas , leader of the Green Party, are among the panellists joining the topical debate from Nottingham. With chairman Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm


Unknown: Geoff Hoon
Leader: Caroline Lucas
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
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: The Last Time I Saw Richard

Willi Richards and Roger Elsgood 's documentary drama, recorded entirely on location in Sri Lanka, about the life and death of Richard de Zoysa, journalist, television newsreader, actor and political activist, set during the period of the civil strife between the Sri Lankan government forces and the JVP in the 1980s.
Producer Roger Elsgood ; Director Willi Richards


Unknown: Willi Richards
Unknown: Roger Elsgood
Producer: Roger Elsgood
Director: Willi Richards
Richard de Zoysa: Jehan Aloyius
Ravi: Wassam Ismael
Manorani: Tracy Holsinqer
Rakiva Wijesinha: Sean Amarasekera
AndKandy: Nigel Da Silva
Ranjan Wijeratne: Rohan Ponniah
Madura: Ruvin Da Silva
Police chief: Delon Weerasinghe
Ranjani: Subha Wijesikiwardena
Kusim: Mahomed Adamally
Young Richard: Hiran Abeysekera

: The World Tonight

National and international news and analysis, presented by Robin Lustig Editor Alistair Burnett


Presented By: Robin Lustig
Editor: Alistair Burnett

: Book at Bedtime: Black Orchids

5/10. Despite the luxury and glamour of life with Emil, Evelyn is finding herself increasingly bruised by the snobbery of 1950s England. By Gillian Slovo. For details see Monday


Unknown: Gillian Slovo.

: A Good Read

Rptd from Tuesday at 4.30pm

: Today in Parliament

Mark D'Arcy reports on today's developments at Westminster.


Unknown: Mark D'Arcy

: News

: Book of the Week: Arthur Miller

5/5. By Christopher Bigsby. Rptd from 9.45am


Unknown: Christopher Bigsby.

: as BBC World Service

from 2.50

: International One-Day Cricket

India v England
Commentary on the sixth match of the one-day series, held at the Nehru Stadium in Guwahati. Introduced by Simon Mann , Arlo White and Harsha Bhogle , with analysis from
Sunil Gavaskar , Angus Fraser and Steve James. Producers Steve Houghton and Keven Howells 'approximate times


Introduced By: Simon Mann
Introduced By: Arlo White
Introduced By: Harsha Bhogle
Unknown: Sunil Gavaskar
Unknown: Angus Fraser
Unknown: Steve James.
Producers: Steve Houghton
Producers: Keven Howells

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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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