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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Alastair Mclntosh.


Unknown: Alastair McLntosh.

: Farming Today

Rural round-up and trends presented by Charlotte Smith. Producer Fran Barnes


Presented By: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Fran Barnes

: Today

With John Humphrys and Justin Webb.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Chief Rabbi, Jonathan Sacks.
8.31 L W only Yesterday in Parliament Editor of Today Ceri Thomas


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Justin Webb.
Unknown: Sean Curran
Unknown: David Wilby.
Unknown: Jonathan Sacks.
Unknown: Ceri Thomas

: Desert Island Discs

Repeated from Sunday at 11.15am

: Act of Worship

Led by Canon Stephen Shipley.


Unknown: Canon Stephen Shipley.

: Book of the Week:The Hair of the Dog and OtherScientific Surprises

5/5. By Karl Sabbagh. The ship that repaired itself, how the earliest telephones worked without bells, why it's a good thing for skyscrapers to sway and how Europe to America in an hour, by train, may one-day become a reality. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Karl Sabbagh.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray.


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: Our Mutual Friend

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


Editor: Jill Burridge

: Lives in a Landscape

5/6. BMX Brothers. Two teenage brothers, Trey and Daniel Whyte , are swapping life on a bleak south London estate for a chance to join the elite British cycling academy in Manchester. Alan Dein finds out how they are coping as pressures and expectations mount. Producer Susan Mitchell


Unknown: Daniel Whyte
Producer: Susan Mitchell

: The Richest Man in Britain

5/6. Trillionaire Dave Mabbutt argues with his personal assistant Dom about the one thing money cannot buy.


Writer: Nick Hornby
Writer: Giles Smith
Producer: Lucy Armitage
Dave Mabbutt: Mark Williams
Dom: Russell Tovey
Francesca, the cultural: Rosamund Pike

: You and Yours

From 12.15 Consumer affairs with Peter White. Series editor Andrew Smith


Presenter: Peter White
Editor: Andrew Smith

: International One-Day Cricket

South Africa v England
Commentary on the fifth and final match of the series, from Kingsmead in Durban.
For commentators see Sunday 'approximate times Commentary also on 5 Live Sports Extra at 12.15pm

: The World at One

News and analysis. Editor Jamie Angus


Editor: Jamie Angus

: Feedback

With Roger Bolton. Repeated on Sunday at 8pm
ADDRESS: [address removed] PHONE: [number removed] EMAIL: [email address removed]


Presenter: Roger Bolton
Producer: Brian McCluskey

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Number Ten

4/5. A Failed State. The coalition is unravelling and, as his team scramble for votes to keep the government in place, the PM visits his constituency, where he becomes embroiled in a housing issue involving a single Somalian mother. Political drama by Jonathan Myerson. Producer/Director Clive Brill


Unknown: Jonathan Myerson.
Director: Clive Brill
Adam: Antony Sher
Monica: Sasha Behar
Polly: Penny Downie
Steve: Stephen Mangan
Simon: Damian Lewis
Bill: Bill Paterson
Gwen: Denise Black
Biyot constituent: Nicola Garder
Hannah: Kelly Hunter
Terry, union leader: Nicholas Murchie
Copple, housing manager: Michael Eaves
Trevithick: Karl Theobald

: Gardeners' Question Time

Chris Beardshaw, Bunny Guinness and Bob Flowerdew are guests of the Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society in Edinburgh. Eric Robson is in the chair. Plus a tour of the city's Royal Botanic Garden. Including at
3.40 Gardening Weather Forecast. Producer Lucy Dichmont Repeated on Sunday at 2pm


Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Royal Botanic Garden.

: The BBC National ShortStory Award

5/5. The last of the five shortlisted stories in contention for the award, read by Julia McKenzie. For details see Monday


Read By: Julia McKenzie.

: Last Word

Matthew Bannister and guests reflect on the lives of notable people who have died recently. Producer Neil McCarthy Repeated on Sunday at 8.30pm


Unknown: Matthew Bannister
Producer: Neil McCarthy

: The Film Programme

Francine Stock is joined by Traffic director Steven Soderbergh, who discusses his latest film The Girlfriend Experience.


Presenter: Francine Stock
Guest: Steven Soderbergh
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: 1989: Day-by-Day

The Soviets condemn their invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968. For details see Saturday

: PM

News and analysis. Editor Nick Sutton


Editor: Nick Sutton

: The Now Show

2/6. Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis take a satirical look through the week's news, with help from Jon Holmes , Laura Shavin , Mitch Benn and Marcus Brigstocke. Producer Julia McKenzie Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm


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

: The Archers

Ian extends a hopeful olive branch. Writer Nawal Gadalla ; Director Rosemary Watts Editor Vanessa Whitburn ARCHERS ADDICTS CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]Messageboard: bbc.co.uk/dna/mbarchers


Unknown: Nawal Gadalla
Director: Rosemary Watts
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Pip: Helen Monks
Elizabeth: Alison Dowiing
Tony: Colin Skipp
Helen: Louiza Patikas
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Adam: Andrew Wincott
Ian: Stephen Kennedy
Lilian: Sunny Ormonde
Jack: Arnold Peters
Peggy: June Spencer
Joe: Edwanl Kelsey
Will: Philip Molloy
Edward: Barry Farrimond
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Mike: Terry Molloy
Vicky: Rachel Atkins
Robert: Graham Blockey
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Coriander: Alexandra Ulley
Leonie: Jasmine Hyde
Leon: Nicholas Osmond
Christine: Lesley Saeward
Kirsty: Annabelle Dowler
Mrs Dawson: Marian Kemmer

: Front Row

With Kirsty Lang, including an interview with the pioneering 80-year-old composer George Crumb.


Presenter: Kirsty Lang
Interviewee: George Crumb
Producer: Nicki Paxman

: Our Mutual Friend

20/20. Wherein truths that seemed drowned come finally to the surface. For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am

: Any Questions? until 8.35

Eddie Mair chairs the debate from Stratford-upon-Avon, where the panellists include the director of Liberty, Shami Chakrabati , and columnist AA Gill. Producer Victoria Wakely Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Shami Chakrabati
Producer: Victoria Wakely

: A Point of View

Clive James reflects on a topical issue.
Producer Sheila Cook Repeated on Sunday at 8.50am


Unknown: Clive James
Producer: Sheila Cook

: The Friday Play: How Now TV

Documentary film-maker Paul Watson 's tragicomedy about the television industry. The story of how TV presenter Daniela Cross started her career by coming up with an idea so awful but so justifiable she was bound to succeed.
Director Paul Watson


Unknown: Paul Watson
Presenter: Daniela Cross
Director: Paul Watson
Daniela: Victoria Shalet
Daddy(John): Nicholas Farrell
Deborah: Frances Barber
Averill: Lizzy McLimemy
Gary: Leo Bill
Hassan: Joseph Marcell
Samuel: Jonathan Firth
Crispin: Mathew Baynton
Permindah: Manjinder Virk
Picture editor: Keith Drinkel
Young director: Tom Watson

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig. Editor Alistair Burnett


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Editor: Alistair Burnett

: Book at Bedtime: Riceyman Steps

5/10. Mr Earlforward 's drive for economy is revealed as a corrosive desire. Read by Robert Powell. For details see Monday


Unknown: Mr Earlforward
Read By: Robert Powell.

: A Good Read

Rptd from Tuesday at 4.30pm

: Today In Parliament

With Mark D'Arcy. Editor Peter Knowles


Unknown: Mark D'Arcy.
Editor: Peter Knowles

: News

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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.

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