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: News Briefing

: International One-Day Cricket

India v England
Commentary continues on the sixth match of the one-day series in Guwahati by Simon Mann ,
Arlo White and Harsha Bhogle , with analysis by Sunil Gavaskar , Angus Fraser and Steve James. Producers Steve Houghton . and Kevin Howells *approximate times


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

: Prayer for the Day

With Alison Elliot.


Unknown: Alison Elliot.

: A Voyage to Lundy

1/5. Writer and poet Gwyneth Lewis travels a long way close to home to contemplate a change of direction in her life. Producer Penny Arnold


Unknown: Gwyneth Lewis

: Open Country

Helen Mark visits the Mourne in Northern Ireland - an area of outstanding beauty fabled in song and literature - that has been mooted as the country's first national park. Producer George Edmonds Rptd on Thursday at 1.30pm


Unknown: Helen Mark
Producer: George Edmonds Rptd

: Farming Today This Week

With Charlotte Smith. Producer Fran Barnes


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Fran Barnes

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Brian Draper.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Brian Draper.

: Saturday Live

Pam Ayres joins presenter Peter Curran. The poet today is Matt Harvey. Producer Simon Clancy


Unknown: Pam Ayres
Presenter: Peter Curran.
Unknown: Matt Harvey.
Producer: Simon Clancy

: Excess Baggage

Sandi Toksvig explores the adventures, frustrations and joys of travel. Producer Harry Parker


Unknown: Sandi Toksvig
Producer: Harry Parker

: That's No Job for an Asian!

Yasmeen Khan explores the current state of British Asian comedy and asks if being a comedian has become an acceptable alternative to the more traditional professions of doctor, lawyer and accountant. With contributions by Sanjeev Bhaskar. Paul Sinha , Sajeela Kershi and Ahir Shah. Producers Neil Gardner and Yasmeen Khan


Unknown: Yasmeen Khan
Unknown: Sanjeev Bhaskar.
Unknown: Paul Sinha
Unknown: Sajeela Kershi
Unknown: Ahir Shah.
Producers: Neil Gardner
Producers: Yasmeen Khan

: Week in Westminster

Jackie Ashley of The Guardian takes a look at the week's political events. Editor Marie Jessel


Unknown: Jackie Ashley
Editor: Marie Jessel

: From Our Own Correspondent

A lively collection of dispatches from the BBC's foreign correspondents, who report on stories in their regions. Presented by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant
RT DIRECT: From Our own correspondent is available for
£15.99 (RRP E16.99) inc p&p. Call [number removed] (national rate) quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Presented By: Kate Adie.
Producer: Tony Grant

: Money Box

Paul Lewis presents the latest news from the world of personal finance.
Producer Martin Bedford Repeated tomorrow at 9pm


Unknown: Paul Lewis

: The Now Show

1/6. Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present a satirical look at the week's news, with help from Mitch Benn , Jon Holmes , Laura Shavin and Marcus Brigstocke. Repeated from yesterday


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

: News

: Any Questions?

Transport Secretary Geoff Hoon and Caroline Lucas , leader of the Green Party, are among the panellists joining the topical debate, which this week comes from
Nottingham. Chaired by Jonathan Dimbleby. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Geoff Hoon
Leader: Caroline Lucas
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.

: Any Answers?

Jonathan Dimbleby takes listeners calls and emails in response to Any Questions? Producer Lisa Jenkinson
PHONE: [number removed] Lines open from 12.30pm email: [address removed]


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: The Saturday Play: Boscobel

A A dramatisation by Ian Curteis of the real-life escape of Charles II. Following the execution of his father, the future
Charles II must flee England or die. Over a thrilling 40-day journey, young Charles has to learn how to live rough, how to evade capture and how to earn the kindness of strangers.
Director Dirk Maggs


Unknown: Ian Curteis
Director: Dirk Maggs
Charles II: Simon Woods
Derby: Kevin Eldon
John Penderel: Kevin Eldon
Wilmot: Chris Larkin
George Penderel: Simon Treves
Whitgreave: Simon Treves
Gifford: Malcolm Brown
Woolf: Malcolm Brown
Carlis: Stephen Carlile
Colonel: Stephen Carlile
Betty: Kate Sachs
Jane: Kate Sachs
Mrs Woolf: Jill Shilling
Cook: Jill Shilling

: Paying the Piper: the Coal-Man andthe Hosier

John Florance looks at two unsung heroes of British cultural life: the hosiery manufacturer William Gardiner of Leicester who introduced the music of Beethoven to
England: and the merchant Thomas Britton whose gatherings above his coal warehouse in Clerkenwell attracted some of the greatest musicians of the day. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: John Florance
Unknown: William Gardiner
Unknown: Thomas Britton

: Weekend Woman's Hour

Jane Garvey presents highlights of the weekday Woman's Hour programmes.
Editor Jill Burridge EMAIL: [address removed] RT DIRECT: To order A Celebration of Mothers CD for £6.99 (RRP £8.99) incl p&p, call [number removed]
(landline calls charged at standard rate), quoting RTD223


Unknown: Jane Garvey
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Saturday PM

A round-up of the day's news and sporting headlines, presented by Carolyn Ouinn.


Presented By: Carolyn Ouinn.

: iPM

New series 1/9. Eddie Mair presents the programme whose content is dictated by listeners through its website and email. Editor Rupert Allman www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/ipm; email: [address removed]


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Editor: Rupert Allman

: Loose Ends

Another eclectic mix of conversation, comedy and music, presented by Clive Anderson. Producer Cathie Mahoney


Presented By: Clive Anderson.
Producer: Cathie Mahoney

: From Fact to Fiction

7/8. Writer Jeff Young creates a fictional response to a story in the week's news.
Producer Pauline Harris Repeated tomorrow at 5.40pm


Unknown: Jeff Young
Producer: Pauline Harris

: Saturday Review

Tom Sutcliffe and guests review the cultural highlights Of the week. Producer Philippa Ritchie


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: The Archive Hour: Studs Terkel:Back in the Wax Museum

Alan Dein looks back at the life of the American oral historian, who died in October. He introduces material from Terkel's own collection of recordings covering almost 50 years of interviews and broadcasts. Producer Christina Captieux


Unknown: Alan Dein
Producer: Christina Captieux

: Classic Serial: The Good Soldier Svejk

2/2. Svejk and Lukas have been sent to the Front in disgrace, but the good soldier, once discharged as an idiot, ploughs his patient furrow to the killing fields of the First World War. Jaroslav Hasek 's anti-war satire is dramatised by Christopher Reason.
Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Jaroslav Hasek
Dramatised By: Christopher Reason.
Svejk: Sam Kelly
Lukas: Adrian Lukis
Dub: Nicholas Blane
Choudounski: Malcolm Raeburn
Marek: Howard Chadwick
Police Sgt: James Quinn
Baloun: Eric Potts
Von Schwarzberg: Stuart Richman
Lance Corporal: Mark Chatterton
The Maid: Szilvi Naray Davey
Vodicka: Bernard Wrlgley

: The Moral Maze

2/5. Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which Clifford Longley , Kenan Malik ,
Michael Portillo and Melanie Phillips cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Clifford Longley
Unknown: Kenan Malik
Unknown: Michael Portillo
Unknown: Melanie Phillips

: Brain of Britain 2008

9/17. Heat nine of the nationwide general knowledge quiz, chaired by Robert Robinson. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Robert Robinson.

: Adventures in Poetry

1/4. The Listeners. Peggy Reynolds begins another series looking at iconic poems with an exploration of Walter de la Mare 's The
Listeners. Loved by both adults and children since it was first published in 1912, its gothic appeal is as much about the story that's not told as the one that is. With contributions from Russell Hoban and Giles de la Mare. Producer Sarah Langan


Unknown: Peggy Reynolds
Unknown: Walter de la Mare
Unknown: Russell Hoban
Unknown: Giles de la Mare.
Producer: Sarah Langan

: Back Chat

2/5. Since I've Been Away. A bored hospital patient in a body-brace daydreams about a situation that lands her in trouble. The reader is Rachel Atkins. Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Rachel Atkins.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

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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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