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: News Briefing

: Prayer fortheDay

Pause for reflection with Shaykh Michael Mumisa.


Unknown: Shaykh Michael Mumisa.

: Farming Today

Presented by Anna Hill. Producer Chris Impey


Presented By: Anna Hill.
Producer: Chris Impey

: Today

With Evan Davis and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With John Bell.


Unknown: Evan Davis
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: John Bell.

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr's guests include the academic Gilles Kepel who'll be discussing his new book Beyond Terror and Martyrdom: the Future of the Middle East.
Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Presenter: Andrew Marr
Guest: Gilles Kepel
Producer: Elaine Lester

: Book of the Week: Coda

1/5 Playwright and diarist Simon Gray 's s frank, moving and often painfully funny account of coming to terms with terminal cancer; his self-proclaimed "last written words on the subject of myself .Read by Toby Stephens and abridged by Lu Kemp. Producer Kirsteen Cameron Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: To order Coda for E13.49 (RRP £14.99) inc p&p. call [number removed] (national rate) quoting RT. or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Unknown: Simon Gray
Read By: Toby Stephens
Abridged By: Lu Kemp.
Producer: Kirsteen Cameron

: Daily Service

Led by the Rev Stephen Shipley. Comfort.
Comfort Now My People (Genevan 42).
Isaiah 40, vv1-8. A Tender Root (Lole). Come,
Thou Long-Expected Jesus (Cross of Jesus).


Unknown: Stephen Shipley.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jane Garvey.
10.45 To the North 1/5
The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jane Garvey.

: Young Governors Take Control

112. In 2006 Radio 4 followed the recruitment and training of three prospective prison governors. Clare English revisits the recruits in their first jobs and discovers whether the reality of prison management matches up to their expectations. Producer Deborah Dudgeon


Producer: Deborah Dudgeon

: SpendingMyInheritance

4/6. To Your Very Good Health. With their spending on exercise machines and looking after themselves, Harry's parents seem in better shape than he is. Comedy about a cash-strapped son watching as his parents spend his legacy, by Clive Coleman.
Jess Antonia Thomas
Producer/Director Sam Hoyle


Unknown: Clive Coleman.
Unknown: Jess Antonia Thomas
Director: Sam Hoyle
Harry: Kris Marshall
Jo: Raquel Cassidy
Brian: Kenneth Cranham
Liz: Judy Parfitt
jess: Antonia Thomas
Assistant: Manjeet Mann
Doctor: Inam Mirza

: You and Yours

Consumer af fairs with Julian Worricker.


Unknown: Julian Worricker.

: The World at One

News and analysis with Martha Kearney-

: Brain of Britain

11/17. The penultimate heat of the nationwide general knowledge contest, chaired by Robert Robinson.
Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at 11pm


Unknown: Robert Robinson.
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Rptd from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The End of the Alphabet

Juliet Stevenson and David Haig star in an adaptation of CS Richardson's charming and thought-provoking debut novel about a couple who are everything to each other, in the last days of a loving marriage.
Producer/Director Di Speirs


Unknown: Juliet Stevenson
Unknown: David Haig
Director: Di Speirs
Zipper: Juliet Stevenson
Ambrose: David Haiq
Narrator: Adam Godley
Freddie: Adam Godley
Kitts: Carolyn Pickles
Pru: Carolyn Pickles
Doctor: Philip Fox
Mr Umtata: Philip Fox

: Money Box Live

Listeners' personal finance questions are answered by Paul Lewis and his guests. Editor Stephen Chilcott
PHONE: [number removed] Lines open from 1.30pm


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Editor: Stephen Chilcott

: 80 Not Out

1/5. At the Forest's Edge. Five stories read by distinguished actors in their 80s begins with Alec McCowen reading
David Pownall 's tale. A poignant insight into the relationship between a father and daughter. Director Martin Jenkins
Radio features: pages 120-121


Unknown: Alec McCowen
Unknown: David Pownall
Director: Martin Jenkins

: Wide Awake at Bedtime

1/4. Stewart Henderson joins children at sleepover events around the UK. He joins a Brownie troop from Manchester on a visit to The Deep, a huge aquarium in Hull. What is it like to snuggle up next to the sharks? producer Eve Streeter


Unknown: Stewart Henderson

: The Food Programme

Markets. Sheila Dillon looks at markets in Bury, Lancashire, and Newham, east London. Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon

: Beyond Belief

New series 1/13. Ernie Rea and guests explore the place of faith in today's complex world. Producer Rosemary Dawson


Unknown: Ernie Rea
Producer: Rosemary Dawson

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair.

: Another Case of Milton Jones

4/4. With no ability whatsoever, Milton Jones becomes a health and diet guru who plans to take over the world by means of a walnut-shell-and-nettle face scrub.
Starring Milton Jones with Tom Goodman -Hill, Ingrid Oliver and Ben Willbond. Written by Milton Jones and James Cary.
Producer David Tyler Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm


Unknown: Milton Jones
Unknown: Milton Jones
Unknown: Tom Goodman
Unknown: Ingrid Oliver
Unknown: Ben Willbond.
Written By: Milton Jones
Written By: James Cary.
Producer: David Tyler

: The Archers

Tom enjoys a minor triumph.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

With Mark Lawson , including an interview with David Simon , creator of the acclaimed TV series The Wire, and his wife, the crime writer Laura Lippman. Producer Robyn Read


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: David Simon
Unknown: Laura Lippman.

: To the North

1/5. Arrivals. It is the late 1920s. Bright young Cecilia Summers , recently widowed, and her sister Emmeline who runs a travel bureau, share a small, sunny house in north London. But a chance encounter changes everything. Elizabeth Bowen 's story is dramatised and directed by Deborah Paige.
Producer Marilyn Imrie Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Cecilia Summers
Unknown: Elizabeth Bowen
Directed By: Deborah Paige.
Producer: Marilyn Imrie
Narrator: Margaret Tyzack
Cecilia: Catherine McCormacK
Markie: Julian Rhlnd-Tutt
Emmeline: Zoe Waites
Julian: Adrian Scarborough

: The Things We Forgot to Remember

2/4. The Darien Scheme. Last year was the 300th anniversary of the union between England and Scotland, but it was not high-minded politics that brought the two countries together - it was a disastrous colonial expedition in Panama that drove Scotland into England's arms.
Michael Portillo delves into the real story behind the coming together of these great nations, and asks why it has virtually been forgotten. Producer Tom Alban


Unknown: Michael Portillo
Producer: Tom Alban

: Crossing Continents

4/9. Spain. The BBC's Madrid correspondent Steve Kingstone examines the growing antagonism between Spain's socialist government and the Roman Catholic
Church, which has come to a head over changes to religious and social education in schools. Many fear these could further dilute the Catholic values that for many define
Spain's national identity. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Steve Kingstone

: Behind the Scenes with Carbon Dioxide

Chris Rapley tells the story of Joseph Black , the Scottish chemist who first identified carbon dioxide, and contrasts it with the discovery that the gas contributes to the greenhouse effect and, as such, is a threat to the planet. Read by Crawford Logan. Producer Louise Dalziel


Unknown: Chris Rapley
Unknown: Joseph Black
Read By: Crawford Logan.
Producer: Louise Dalziel

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Ritula Shah.


Unknown: Ritula Shah.

: Book at Bedtime: La's Orchestra Saves the World

1/5. Emilia Fox reads this celebration of friendship and the healing power of music, set in Suffolk during the Second World War. Written by Alexander McCall Smith and abridged by Lu Kemp. Producer Kirsteen Cameron
RT DIRECT: To order La's Orchestra Saves the World for £13.49 (RRP £14.99) inc p&p, call [number removed] (national rate) quoting RT. or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Unknown: Emilia Fox
Written By: Alexander McCall Smith
Abridged By: Lu Kemp.
Producer: Kirsteen Cameron

: Word of Mouth

2/8. Michael Rosen investigates what happens when our ability to communicate breaks down. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Michael Rosen

: Today in Parliament

Susan Hulme reports from Westminster.


Unknown: Susan Hulme

: News

: Book of the Week: Coda

1/5. By Simon Gray. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Simon Gray.

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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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