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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

Pause for reflection, with Shaykh Michael Mumisa.


Unknown: Shaykh Michael Mumisa.

: Fanning Today

With Anna Hill. ProducerChrislmpey


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Today

With Sarah Montague and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and Susan Hulme.
7.48 Thought for the Day
With Professor Mona Siddiqui.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Sean Curran
Unknown: Susan Hulme.
Unknown: Professor Mona Siddiqui.

: Midweek . ,

Lively debate with Libby Purves and guests.
Producer Chris Paling Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Libby Purves

: Book of the Week: Coda

3/5 Gray confesses that since receiving his prognosis, the first page he turns to when reading a newspaper is the obituaries, wondering "how many years did they manage?" By Simon Gray. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Simon Gray.

: Daily Service

Led by Canon Chris Chivers. Christ, Whose
Glory Fills the Skies (Ratisbon). Lukei, vv67-74.
How Beautiful upon the Mountains (Stainer).
Praise to You, 0 Christ. Our Saviour (Farrell).


Unknown: Canon Chris Chivers.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray.
10.45 To the North 3/5 The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: In Living Memory

3/4. In1976 a story broke in TheSunday Times about 120 firebricks sitting on the floor of the Tate Galllery , igniting a controversy over the expenditure of public money on what some saw as a joke. The work, by the New York artist Carl Andre , was off icially called
Equivalent VIII, but came to be known as the Tate Bricks. Chris Ledgard talks to Andre, to the journalist who broke the story, and to former Tate employees and other characters in this story of comedy and culture. Producer Chris Ledqard


Unknown: Tate Galllery
Artist: Carl Andre
Talks: Chris Ledgard
Producer: Chris Ledqard

: A Charles Paris Mystery: The Dead Side of the Mic

Newseries1/4. Charles Paris lands a job on the BBC Radio Rep and before long a murder takes place in Broadcasting House. Bill Nighy stars as the actor-cum-sleuth. By Simon Brett , dramatised by Jeremy Front .
Producer Sally Avens


Unknown: Bill Nighy
Unknown: Simon Brett
Dramatised By: Jeremy Front
Producer: Sally Avens
Charles: Bill Niqhy
Frances: Suzanne Burden
Juliet: Tilly Gaunt
Maurice: Jon Glover
John: Jon Glover
Tom: Nicky Henson
Steph: Emily Raymond
Edwin: Chris Pavlo
Charlotte: Charlotte Green
Kasia: Jill Cardo
Actress: Jill Cardo
Annie: Manjeet Mann

: You and Yours

With Peter White.


Unknown: Peter White.

: The World at One

Presented by Martha Kearney.


Presented By: Martha Kearney.

: The Media Show

Steve Hewlett presents the topical programme about media in all its forms. Producer Sally Spurring

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Pilgrim: No Foes Shall Stay His Might

3/4 Aided by a powerful spirit, a hunter sets out to capture Pilgrim, and to save himself he must try to rescue a girl in mortal danger.
Sebastian Baczkiewicz's drama about a man cursed with immortality.


Writer: Sebastian Baczkiewicz
Producer: Marc Beeby
Producer: Jessica Dromgoole
Pilgrim: Paul Hilton
Haddonfield: Adrian Lukis
Freya: Alex Tregear
Doris: Susan Engel
Mirabella: Janice Acguah
Macadam: Dudley Sutton
Trent: Gunnar Cauthery
Wilson: Donnla Hughes
Guide: Inam Mirza
Guard: Inam Mirza
Girl: Agnes Bateman

: Gardeners' Question Time

Pippa Greenwood , Bob Flowerdew and Matthew Biggs are guests of Hunsdon Gardening Club, near Ware in Hertfordshire. Chaired by Peter Gibbs. At 3.25 Gardening Weather Forecast. Shortened repeat from Sunday at 2pm


Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Matthew Biggs
Unknown: Peter Gibbs.

: 80 Not Out

3/5. A Madman's Manuscript. Manic revelations of deception and murder. Charles Dickens 's tale is read by Donald Sinden. For details see Monday


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Read By: Donald Sinden.

: Wide Awake at Bedtime

3/4. Stewart Henderson has to negotiate a huge nose and a giant mouth when he joins a group of year fives learning how the human body works at Eureka! in Halifax. For details see Monday


Unknown: Stewart Henderson

: Thinking Allowed

Was the British Imperial era the result of repressed sexuality? A new book claims that forbidden desires lie behind the West's great cultural output. Laurie Taylor talks to author Robert Muchembled and historian Joanna Bourke.
Producer Charlie Taylor Repeated on Sunday at 12.15am


Talks: Laurie Taylor
Unknown: Robert Muchembled
Unknown: Joanna Bourke.
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: All in the Mind

6/8. Claudia Hammond meets people who cannot make facial expressions. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm


Unknown: Claudia Hammond

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair .


Presented By: Eddie Mair

: Clare in the Community: 6/6: The Long Goodbye

Ray's colleagues celebrate his civil partnership, and Brian re-evaluates his life.

RT Direct: To order Clare in the Community Series 3
CD for £12.99 (RRP E15.99) inc p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls charged at standard rate) quoting RTD208, or visit [web address removed]


Writer: Harry Venning
Writer: David Ramsden
Producer: Katie Tyrrell
Clare: Sally Phillips
Megan: Nina Conti
Nurse: Nina Conti
Helen: Gemma Craven
Brian: Alex Lowe
Ray: Richard Lumsden
Irene: Ellen Thomas
Simon: Andrew Wincott
Counsellor: Anna Bengo
Ainsworth: Lloyd Thomas
Troy: Ben Onwukwe

: The Archers

Mike goes in search of some TLC.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

In a special edition from Liverpool,
Jonn Wilson considers the city's year as European Capital of Culture. Guests include creative director Phil Redmond. Producer Ekene Akalawu


Unknown: Jonn Wilson
Director: Phil Redmond.
Producer: Ekene Akalawu

: To the North

3/5. Foreign Travel. Markie decides to accompany Emmelineon a business trip to Paris, leaving Cecilia adrift, having rejected Julian's proposal of marriage. By Elizabeth Bowen. For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Elizabeth Bowen.

: The Moral Maze

4/5. Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which Clifford Longley , Kenan Malik , Melanie Phillips and Claire Fox cross-examine expert witnesses about the ethical issues behind the week's news. Producer Phil Pegum Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Clifford Longley
Unknown: Kenan Malik
Unknown: Melanie Phillips
Unknown: Claire Fox
Producer: Phil Pegum

: The Draftsman's Contract

1/2. Shaun Ley examines the work of Parliamentary draftsmen.
Producer Martin Rosenbaum Rptd from Sunday at 10.45am


Unknown: Shaun Ley
Producer: Martin Rosenbaum Rptd

: World on the Move: Great AnimalMigrations

Repeated from yesterday at 11am

: Midweek

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

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

3/5. La meets Feliks Dabrowski , a wounded Polish airman, and is shocked to find herself falling for his charming good looks. By
Alexander McCall Smith. For details see Monday


Unknown: Feliks Dabrowski
Unknown: Alexander McCall Smith.

: 15-Minute Musical

6/6. A Christmas Gordon. Gordon Brown is visited by three ghosts of Christmas past, none of whom bring any festive cheer.
Written by Richie Webb , David Quantick and Dave Cohen , and starring Richie Webb , Dave Lamb and Mel Hudson. Producer Katie Tyrrell
RT DIRECT: To order 15-Minute Musical CD for E9.99 inc p&p, call [number removed] (landline calls charged at standard rate) quoting RTD274, or visit www.bbcshop.com


Unknown: Gordon Brown
Written By: Richie Webb
Written By: David Quantick
Written By: Dave Cohen
Unknown: Richie Webb
Unknown: Dave Lamb
Unknown: Mel Hudson.
Producer: Katie Tyrrell

: Self Storage

6/6. Dave has finally found a new place to stay. But can he go through with it? Comedy drama by Tom Collinson about a man living in a storage unit after the break-up of his marriage.
Producer Ed Morrish


Unknown: Tom Collinson
Producer: Ed Morrish
Dave: Reece Shearsmith
Geoff: Mark Heap
Ron: Tom Goodman-Hill
Phil: Kris Marshall
Judy: Rosie Cavallero
Sarah: Susan Earl
Stewardess: Helen Longworth

: Today in Parliament

With Sean Curran.


Unknown: Sean Curran.

: News

: Book of the Week: Coda

3/5. By Simon Gray. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Simon Gray.

: as BBC World Service

from 3.50

: Test Match Special

India v England
Commentary on the first day of the First Test from Ahmedabad by Jonathan Agnew , Simon Mann and Simon Hughes. With summaries by Geoffrey Boycott , Sunil Gavaskar and Vic Marks.
Producers Adam Mountford and Kevin Howells
Also on 5 Live Sports Extra 'approximate times


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Simon Mann
Unknown: Simon Hughes.
Unknown: Geoffrey Boycott
Unknown: Sunil Gavaskar
Unknown: Vic Marks.
Producers: Adam Mountford
Producers: Kevin 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.

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