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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Shaykh Ibrahim Mogra.


Unknown: Shaykh Ibrahim Mogra.

: Farming Today

With Charlotte Smith. Producer Fran Barnes


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Fran Barnes

: Today

With James Naughtie and Justin Webb. 6-25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News .48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Dr Colin Morris.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Justin Webb.
Unknown: Dr Colin Morris.

: Start the Week

Art historian David Boyd Haycock talks to Andrew Marr about the "crisis of brilliance" of the young British artists of the First World War. Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Guest: David Boyd Haycock
Presenter: Andrew Marr
Producer: Katy Hickman

: Book of the Week:

Dear Granny Smith
1/5. A letter from your postman written by Roy Mayall and delivered by Philip Jackson , beginning with why postmen used to have the best job in the world and why now it's s heading towards the worst. Abridged and Produced by Clive Brill. Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Granny Smith
Written By: Roy Mayall
Unknown: Philip Jackson
Produced By: Clive Brill.

: Daily Service

Led by Mark Coffey. How Brightly Shines the Morning Star (Wie schon leuchtet). Isaiah 9,
W2b-6. For unto Us a Child Is Born (Handel). Drop, Drop Slow Tears (Song 46).


Unknown: Mark Coffey.

: Woman's Hour

With Jane Garvey.


Unknown: Jane Garvey.

: Scumdog Millionaires

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

: Policing Britain

2/3. Policing for the 21st Century. Andy Hayman , former assistant commissioner in charge of anti-terrorism in London, examines the challenges facing police in Britain today. Producer Richard Clemmow


Unknown: Andy Hayman
Producer: Richard Clemmow

: Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off

New series. 1/4. He's back, and this time he's launched Giles Wemmbley Hogg Travvel - two m's, two g's, two v's. Today we see the struggle between the Apollonian and Dionysian
Principles as he travels to Greece on a desperate rescue mission and eats far too much halouml. Written by Marcus Brigstocke and Jeremy Salsoy.
Producer David Tyler
RT DIRECT: Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off on CD a available for £11.50 (RRP £15.65) inc p&p. Call [number removed]
(BT landlines cost 5p per min; other networks vary; or visit bbcshop.com and enter [number removed]at checkout


Written By: Marcus Brigstocke
Written By: Jeremy Salsoy.
Producer: David Tyler
Unknown: Giles Wemmbley Hogg
Giles: Marcus Brigstocke
Prof Bakoyannis: Jack Klaff
MrTimmis: Adrian Scarborough
Charlotte: Catherine Shepherd
Jeremy: James Bachman
Luke: Mark Evans
Aphrodite: Nina Millns
Col Yiannis: Chris Pavlo

: You and Yours

Consumer affairs with Julian Worncker.


Unknown: Julian Worncker.

: The World at One

With Martha Kearney.


Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: Brain of Britain

10/17. Russell Davies chairs the general knowledge quiz.
Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at 11pm


Unknown: Russell Davies
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Rptd from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Tobacco Merchant's Lawyer

Glasgow 1780. Lawyer
Enoch Dalmellington detests the corruption of Glasgow's merchant princes, but not enough to resist their money. He is more concerned about his daughter Euphemia, his sceptical housekeeper Widow McKay , and her spiritual adviser, the startlingly prescient soothsayer Madam Zapata. By lain Heggie.
Director Jeremy Mortimer


Unknown: Enoch Dalmellington
Unknown: Widow McKay
Unknown: Madam Zapata.
Director: Jeremy Mortimer
Dalmellington: Ian McDiarmid

: Archive on 4: Lord Clark - seeing through the Tweed

Richard Weight argues that art historian
Kenneth Clark was a toff with a democratic mission, and that his BBC programme
Civilisation - first broadcast 40 years ago
-was the culmination of a career that reveals much about 20th-century Britain. Producer Simon Coates


Unknown: Kenneth Clark
Producer: Simon Coates

: My Mile of the River

1/5. Chris Tally Evans evokes the sights and sounds of the River Wye as it flows yards away from his garden in Rhayader, mid Wales. He nvestigates a fungus that is a vegetarian alternative to chicken, strolls through ancient woodland, hunts for a yaffle and listens to the dusk chorus. Producer Steve Groves


Unknown: Chris Tally Evans
Producer: Steve Groves

: The Food Programme

Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm

: The Infinite Monkey Cage

3/4. What is it about the physics department at Cambridge University that seems to produce so many well-known comedians? Former quantum physicist Ben Miller and his fellow
Cambridge alumnus Richard Vranchjoin Brian
Cox and Robin Ince to discuss their lives in the laboratory, and get a blast from the past in the form of a surprise guest.
Producer Alexandra Feachem Repeated on Wed at 9pm


Unknown: Ben Miller
Unknown: Richard Vranchjoin Brian
Unknown: Robin Ince
Producer: Alexandra Feachem

: 1989: Day-by-Day

Chile elects a civilian president to replace Pinochet. For details see Saturday

: PM

With Eddie Mair .


Unknown: Eddie Mair

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

5/6 Jo Brand and Jeremy Hardy join regulars Barry Cryer and Tim Brooke-Taylor for the antidote to panel games. Jack Dee is in the chair and Colin Sell is at the piano. producer Jon Naismith Rptd on Sun at 12.04pm RT DIRECT: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue Volume 11 is available on CD for £8.50 (RRP E12.72) inc p&p. Call [number removed] or visit bbcshop.com and enter [number removed] at the checkout


Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Jack Dee
Unknown: Colin Sell
Unknown: Jon Naismith Rptd

: The Archers

Will's temper explodes at the shoot.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

With Mark Lawson, including the verdict on James Cameron's epic and expensive 3-D film Avatar.


Presenter: Mark Lawson
Producer: Nicki Paxman

: Scumdog Millionaires

1/5. When disgraced City trader Tim is offered immunity from prosecution by the Financial Services Authority, he's alarmed to discover what it is they want in return. By Mike Walker.
Producer/Director Eoin O'Callaghan Rptd from 10.45am


Unknown: Mike Walker.
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan Rptd
Tim: David Tseka-Shing
Angela: Lizzie McLnnerny
Kathy: Michelle Tate
Mother: Pik-Sen Lim
Spook/York: Rhys Jennings
Grant: Nigel Hastings
Politician: Nigel Hastings
Gerry: Nigel Hastings
Father: Lobo Chan
Restaurateur: Kate Layden
Selma: Kate Layden

: The Things We Forgot to Remember

2/4. Michael Portillo revisits famous moments in history, asking whether popular memory conceals forgotten truths. Today he looks back at Neville Chamberlain 's notorious declaration of "peace for our time". Producer Julia Johnson


Unknown: Michael Portillo
Unknown: Neville Chamberlain
Producer: Julia Johnson

: Crossing Continents

4/9. Nablus. The West Bank town of Nablus, with its healthy economy, has been used as proof that the Palestinian Authority could run a viable state if a peace deal were brokered with Israel. This programme explores how durable this transformation really is. Rptd from Thursday

: Frontiers

5/6. The Home Office is proposing that DNA and isotope analysis be used to check asylum seekers' credentials. Gerry Northam investigates. Producer Roland Pease


Unknown: Gerry Northam
Producer: Roland Pease

: Start the Week

Shortened rpt from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Ritula Shah.


Unknown: Ritula Shah.

: Book at Bedtime: The Ingoldsby Legends

1/10. The Lady Rohesia. A distraught husband sits at the foot of his dying wife's bed - and considers who his next wife might be. One of a series of myths, legends and ghost stories popular during the Victorian era and purportedly written by Thomas Ingoldsby of Tappington Manor, though actually by the Rev Richard Barham. Read by Nicholas Murchie and Lucy Robinson.
Abridged by Robin Brooks. Producer Clive Brill


Written By: Thomas Ingoldsby
Unknown: Richard Barham.
Read By: Nicholas Murchie
Read By: Lucy Robinson.
Abridged By: Robin Brooks.
Producer: Clive Brill

: Word of Mouth

4/9. Michael Rosen meets the consultants who teach people how to speak more clearly, write more grammatically and even become a published author.... at a price. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Michael Rosen

: Today in Parliament

Presented by Sean Curran.


Presented By: Sean Curran.

: News

: Book of the Week:Dear Granny Smith

1/5. Rptd 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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