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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Ann Holt.


Unknown: Ann Holt.

: Farming Today

Presented by Caz Graham. Producer Chris Impey


Presented By: Caz Graham.
Producer: Chris Impey

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Canon Lucy Winkett.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Canon Lucy Winkett.

: What's the Point of Gibraltar?

3/4. it's a lump of rock with a population of less than 30,000. its importance as a military base is diminishing and its inhabitants have more in common with their neighbours than their compatriots in Britain. So why hang on to this anachronistic British territory? Quentin Letts takes a thought-provoking look at Gibraltar. Producer Rosie Dawson Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Quentin Letts
Producer: Rosie Dawson

: The Flight from Tehran:British-Iranians 30 Years On

2/3. David Mattin discusses his parents decision to flee Iran and reveals how a new life in the UK often meant limited job prospects and financial insecurity for Iranian exiles. Producer Tamsin Hughes


Unknown: David Mattin
Producer: Tamsin Hughes

: Book of the Week:Radio Head

2/5. John Osborne finds the mellow tones of Wogan are contrasted with the testosterone of Talksport. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: John Osborne

: Daily Service

Led by John Forrest. God Moves in a Mysterious Way (London New). Jeremiah 33, vvl-9. Be Joyful in the Lord (Britten). Blessed Assurance (Blessed Assurance).


Unknown: John Forrest.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jane Garvey.


Presented By: Jane Garvey.

: International One-Day Cricket

England v West Indies
Commentary by Jonathan Agnew ,
Henry Blofeld and Tony Cozier on the third and final one-day international of the series at
Edgbaston. Analysis comes from Vivian Richards , Angus Fraser and Paul Nixon.
Producer Adam Mountford *approximate times Commentary also on 5 Live Sports Extra from 10.30am TV highlights of today's play are on Five at 7.15pm


Commentary By: Jonathan Agnew
Commentary By: Henry Blofeld
Commentary By: Tony Cozier
Unknown: Vivian Richards
Unknown: Angus Fraser
Unknown: Paul Nixon.
Producer: Adam Mountford

: Falco: Poseidon's Gold

The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm

: Nature

6/8. Disappearing Songbirds. Severe declines in our migrant songbirds are perplexing scientists. Brett Westwood asks if research in Europe and Africa has come too late. Producer Brett Westwood Repeated tomorrow at 9pm


Unknown: Brett Westwood
Producer: Brett Westwood

: The Deighton File

Author Len Deighton, now aged 80, talks to Patrick Humphries about his life and work, including his Harry Palmer spy stories, his accounts of Second World War combats and his experience in the kitchen with the Action Cook Book.


Interviewee: Len Deighton
Unknown: Patrick Humphries
Producer: Neil Rosser

: Call You and Yours

Consumer issues with Julian Worricker. PHONE: [number removed] (Lines open from 10am) email: [web address removed]


Presenter: Julian Worricker

: The World at One

News and analysis with Martha Kearney.


Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: Mr Haydn's LondonExnerience

n 1791 the composer Joseph Haydn ame to England for the first of two visits in which he was lauded by the aristocracy, the public and the press alike. Composer Matthew King looks at how these two visits were not only creatively and emotionally liberating, but rewarded Haydn with wealth beyond his dreams. Producer Paul Evans


Unknown: Joseph Haydn
Unknown: Matthew King
Producer: Paul Evans

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders

2/2. Alone and without a Leader, Young Rumpole defends a man accused of murder, maintaining that he is innocent until proved guilty. He faces opposition from the establishment and support from unexpected quarters. By John Mortimer, adapted by Richard Stoneman.


Author: John Mortimer
Adapted by: Richard Stoneman
Elder Rumpole: Timothy West
Young Rumpole: Benedict Cumberbatch
Dr Philimore: Karl Johnson
Lord Jessop: David Shaw-Parker
C.H. Wystan: Geoffrey Whitehead
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Hilda: Jasmine Hyde
Simon: Ewan Bailey
Bonny: Matthew Morgan
Reggie: Stephen Critchlow
Daisy: Emma Fielding
Peter: Andy de la Tour

: Making History

8/13. Historical queries. Producer Nick Patrick ADDRESS: [address removed] email: [web address removed] Phone: [number removed]


Producer: Nick Patrick

: Winnie the Pooh

1/3. Alan Bennett reads three extracts from AA Milne's tale. Pooh's predilection for honey is first revealed. Producer Colin Smith


Unknown: Alan Bennett
Producer: Colin Smith

: The Hidden Henry

2/5. Henry the Scholar. Steven Gunn and Andrea Clarke pore over Henry VIH 's maps, books and letters to reveal a man of keen, curious and disputatious intellect. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Steven Gunn
Unknown: Andrea Clarke
Unknown: Henry Vih

: The Eureka Years

2/4. 1879. Adam Hart-Davis recalls the year that produced the lightbulb and the first moving pictures. Producer Mary Ward-Lowery


Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis
Producer: Mary Ward-Lowery

: Great Lives

8/8. Giovanni Falcone. Misha Glenny nominates the great anti-Mafia campaigner the Italian magistrate Giovanni Falcone for great-life status. Diego Gambetta offers expert opinions and Matthew Parris presides. Producer Miles Warde Repeated on Friday at 11pm


Unknown: Giovanni Falcone.
Unknown: Misha Glenny
Unknown: Giovanni Falcone
Unknown: Diego Gambetta
Unknown: Matthew Parris
Producer: Miles Warde

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair.


Presented By: Eddie Mair.

: Clement Freud on Just a Minute:a Celebration

When Clement Freud died in April, Just a Minute suffered the loss of its longest-serving panellist. Paul Merton shares his memories of the veteran player. Producer Chris Neill


Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Paul Merton
Producer: Chris Neill

: The Archers

Marshall is on best behaviour at Home Farm. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

With John Wilson , including an interview with artist Tracey Emin , as she prepares fora new exhibition of her work. Producer Rebecca Nicholson


Unknown: John Wilson
Artist: Tracey Emin
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: Falco: Poseidon's Gold

7/10. Varga the drunken fresco painter receives a visit from Falco and his father. By Lindsey Davis.
For cast and details see yesterday Rptd from 10.45am


Unknown: Lindsey Davis.

: File on 4

New series. 1/10. Allan Urry follows the David-and-Goliath struggle of a group of small business owners battling to force one of the high-street giants to take responsibility for the decisions they say left them in ruins. Producer Karen Kiernan Repeated on Sunday at 5pm


Unknown: Allan Urry
Producer: Karen Kiernan

: In Touch

Presented by Peter White. Producer Cheryl Gabriel


Presented By: Peter White.
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel

: All in the Mind

New series. 1/8. Can ghostly experiences be explained by electromagnetic fields?
Claudia Hammond finds out from scientists who have constructed a "haunted room". Producer Fiona Hill Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm


Unknown: Claudia Hammond
Producer: Fiona Hill

: What's the Point of Gibraltar?

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Ritula Shah.


Unknown: Ritula Shah.

: Book at Bedtime: The Outlander

2/10. Mary Boulton , widowed by her own hand, is on the run. She has found refuge with Mrs Cawthra-Elliot . But for how long? ByGil Adamson. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Mary Boulton
Unknown: Mrs Cawthra-Elliot

: Mark Watson Makes the WorldSubstantially Better

1/6. Comedian Mark Watson extols the virtues, beginning With courage. Producer Katie Marsden


Unknown: Mark Watson
Producer: Katie Marsden

: Reasons to Be Cheerful

2/3. Actress Diana Quick counts her blessings. Producers Annie Caulfield and Kim Normanton


Producers: Annie Caulfield
Producers: Kim Normanton

: News

: Book of the Week:Radio Head

2/5. Repeated from 9.45am

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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.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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