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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Alison Twaddle.


Unknown: Alison Twaddle.

: Farming Today

With Charlotte Smith. Producer Melvin Rickarby


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Melvin Rickarby

: Today

With James Naughtie and Justin Webb.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Rev Dr David Wilkinson.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Justin Webb.
Unknown: Dr David Wilkinson.

: Children of the Olympic Bid

½. Peter White catches up with those children from London's East End who, in 2005, helped their city win its Olympic bid. He finds out how they've fared as they've made the transition from childhood to living independently - starting college, going to
Work, or staking all on the hope of competing in 2012. Producer Sue Mitchell Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Peter White

: Jeopardising Justice

3/4. Helena Kennedy OC looks at alternative systems of justice that bypass formal process, such as Asbos and restraining orders, which were once championed by liberal lawyers, but increasingly have been used by politicians, who have broadened their scope and application, with possibly troubling results. Producers Sally Doganis and Simon Hollis


Unknown: Helena Kennedy
Producers: Sally Doganis
Producers: Simon Hollis

: Book of the Week:Halfway to Hollywood

1/5. Michael Palin reads from his second volume of memoirs, recalling the 198US - a frenetic period of film-making and family life. Today he looks back at quirky Python business, challenging railway journeys and the time when his daughter was about to start school. Abridged by Lauris Morgan-Griffiths . Producer Duncan Minshull Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: Halfway to Hollywood is available for ElB.uu (RRP E20.00) inc p&p. Call [number removed] (national rate) quoting RT, or visit rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Unknown: Michael Palin
Abridged By: Lauris Morgan-Griffiths
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: Daily Service

Led by John Forrest. In the Cross of Christ I Glory ( Wychbold). 1 Corinthians 1, vv17-25. Crux Fidelis (King John of Portugal). Lift High the Cross (Crucifer).


Unknown: John Forrest.

: Woman's Hour

With Jane Garvey.


Unknown: Jane Garvey.

: Liam

1/5. The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm

: A River Runs through It

1/3. Edward Stourton explores the Jordan, one of the most powerfully symbolic rivers in the world. He starts his journey on the melting snows of Mount Hermon, the source of the river. Continues tomorrow. Producer Phil Pegum


Unknown: Edward Stourton
Producer: Phil Pegum

: The Maltby Collection

4/6. David Nobbs 's museum-based comedy continues as Eva the cleaner offends the whole museum in an "in-depth" interview with Cleaners' Weekly (incorporating The Scrubbers' Gazette). producer Colin Anderson


Unknown: David Nobbs
Producer: Colin Anderson
Rod: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Walter: Geoffrey Palmer
Prunella: Rachel Atkins
Susie: Margaret Caboum-Smith
Julian: Ben Willbond
Wilf: Geoff McGivern
Eva/Hypnotist: Julia Deakin
Des: Michael Smiley
Stelios: Chris Pavlo
Mike: Stephen K Amos

: You and Yours

Consumer affairs with Julian Worricker.


Unknown: Julian Worricker.

: The World at One

News and comment, with Martha Kearney.


Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: Round Britain Quiz

9/12. Teams from Wales and the North of England compete in the cryptic quiz show that draws on cultural knowledge and lateral thinking. Hosted by Tom Sutcliffe.
Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at 11pm


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe.
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Rptd from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: I Wish to Apologise for My Part in the Apocalypse

Bill Nighy stars in Duncan Macmillan's romantic comedy about the end of the world, a woman who falls in love with the moon, and her husband, who falls back in love with her.
Producer Jeremy Mortimer ; Director Sam Hoyle


Unknown: Bill Nighy
Unknown: Duncan MacMillan
Producer: Jeremy Mortimer
Director: Sam Hoyle
Keith: Bill Niqhy
Tilda: Amelia Bullmore
Oscar: Harry Child

: Archive on 4: Agatha Christie'sLife in Her Words

Shortened repeat from Saturday at 8pm

: Inside the Bermuda Triangle:the Mysteries Solved

1/10. Investigative journalist
Tom Mangold uncovers the truth behind the Bermuda Triangle. He examines the origins of the story, how it grew and why it persists to this day. Producer Adam Fowler


Unknown: Tom Mangold
Producer: Adam Fowler

: The Food Programme

Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm

: Tracing Your Roots

3/5. Sam Merry 's Indian great-grandmother was disowned by her family when she married a British soldier, and moved with him to England. Now, more than a century later, Sally Magnusson and Nick Barratt help Sam trace his family's Indian roots. Producer Moira Hickey


Unknown: Sam Merry
Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Nick Barratt
Producer: Moira Hickey

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair.

: Just a Minute

8/10. Nicholas Parsons is in the chair as Graham Norton , Gyles Brandreth , Paul Merton and Suki Webster compete in the stopwatch comedy panel game. Producer Claire Jones Rptd on Sunday at 12.04pm


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Graham Norton
Unknown: Gyles Brandreth
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Suki Webster
Producer: Claire Jones Rptd

: The Archers

The battle lines are drawn for Adam and Lynda. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

With Mark Lawson, including an interview with cellist Matthew Barley on the differences between playing acoustic and electric instruments.


Presenter: Mark Lawson
Guest: Matthew Barley
Producer: Gavin Heard

: Liam

1/5. Short Trousers. When ten-year old
Liam goes missing, his parents are suspects - and his mother feels guilty. By Mike Bartlett.
Producer/Director Claire Grove Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Mike Bartlett.
Liam: Ryan Watson
Susan: Amanda Lawrence
Tony: Paul Rider
Inspector: Steve Hogan
Wife: Janice Acquah
Justin: Matt Addis
Flatmate: Benedict Sandlford
Becky: Lizzy Watts

: Where Did It All Go Right?

3/3 Concluding his series about controversial policies that were later judged to be a success, Philip Cowley looks back at how major
Japanese car companies were wooed to come to Britain in the early 1980s. Producer Giles Edwards


Unknown: Philip Cowley
Producer: Giles Edwards

: Crossing Continents

9/9. Egypt. After nearly 30 years in power, the Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak , who is now 81, has no obvious successor, giving rise to fears of a crisis. Magdi Abdelhadi explores what kind of society Mubarak will leave behind. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Hosni Mubarak
Unknown: Magdi Abdelhadi

: Costing the Earth

3/9. Payback Time. Buildings use more energy than all forms of transport put together. Tom Heap asks whether we're looking in the wrong place for solutions to climate change. Producer Steve Peacock Repeated on Thursday at 1.30pm


Unknown: Tom Heap
Producer: Steve Peacock

: Children of the Olympic Bid

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Ritula Shah.


Unknown: Ritula Shah.

: Book at Bedtime: OrdinaryThunderstorms

1/10. When Adam tries to return some papers to a scientist he met in a restaurant, he doesn't realise that his act of kindness is about to set off a chain of events that will threaten his life. William Boyd 's new novel, abridged by Jane Marshall , is read by David Holt. Producer Jane Marshall
RT DIRECT: Ordinary Thunderstorms is available for
E17.09 (RRP £18.99) inc p&p. Call [number removed] (national rate) quoting RT, or visit rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Unknown: William Boyd
Abridged By: Jane Marshall
Read By: David Holt.
Producer: Jane Marshall

: With Great Pleasure

1/10. Dominic Dromgoole , artistic director of the Globe Theatre, shares his passion for poetry and prose with an audience at the Globe. The readers are Michelle Terry and John Light. Producer Mark Smalley


Artistic: Dominic Dromgoole
Unknown: Michelle Terry
Unknown: John Light.
Producer: Mark Smalley

: Femme Fatale: the Story of Nico

The story of the German chanteuse and model who sang on the iconic album The Velvet Underground & Nico. Producer Nicola Swords

: News

: Book of the Week:Halfway to Hollywood

1/5. By Michael Palin. Repeatedfrom9.45am


Unknown: Michael Palin.

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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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