Programme Index

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on BBC Radio 4 FM

with Peter Hobday and John Humphrys.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Tom Butler.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Hobday
Unknown:
John Humphrys.
Unknown:
Tom Butler.

Regional Variations (2)

Daily Service

BBC Radio 4 FM

The second programme examines why people lie, how they justify it and what effect their lies have on others. If lying is something all humans do, and so common, why are we so upset when we are lied to, and why is lying so taboo ... or is it? Agony aunt Irma Kurtz draws out some of the rules from a catalogue of lies. Producer Lyn Champion

Contributors

Unknown:
Irma Kurtz
on BBC Radio 4 FM

Second series of Lucy Flannery's Writers' Guild award-winning sitcom.
2: When everyone has gone down with a cold, including the amateur DJ, there's only one person who can save the day...
Producer Liz Anstee

Contributors

Unknown:
Lucy Flannery
Producer:
Liz Anstee
Maria:
Barbara Flynn
Richard:
Patrick Barlow
Amy:
Linda Polan
Paul:
Toby Longworth
Ruby:
Vivienne Rochester

Last of the series by Steve Chambers set in Victoria Station, Bridgford, 100 years ago to the day. Over the Points.
Wednesday, 1 February 1895 ... a day notable for accidental honour and premeditated dishonour.
Director David Hunter

Contributors

Unknown:
Steve Chambers
Director:
David Hunter
Joe Braddock:
Sean Baker
Tidmarsh:
Philip Jackson
Josie:
Julia Ford
Ada:
Pauline Letts
Mr Cripps:
Gavin Muir
Fred Roberts:
John Hartley
Syd:
Tom Bevan
Phoebe:
Becky Hindley
Robson:
Lloyd Notice
Jackson:
Joshua Towb
Sir James Chettle:
Stephen Thorne
Miss Walker:
Jilly Bond
Mrs Peabody:
Joyce Gibbs
Hickman:
Tim Seely
Jamie:
Ian Taylor
Dr Keeble:
George Parsons
Wheeler:
Tom Knight
Mr Newton:
Peter Whitman
Mr Allcock:
Don McCorkindale

5: / Want to Be Myself. Children from around the world have chosen the subject matter for this series and today they talk freely about some of the inspirations, influences and pressures in their lives. Do violent video games affect their behaviour? What kind of role models do they choose? What do they think about television, films and books?
A Sarah McCrum and Joni Lloyd production

Contributors

Unknown:
Sarah McCrum
Unknown:
Joni Lloyd

Quentin Cooper sees this week's new film releases, including
Meryl Streep 's movie The River Wild and Alan Parker 's The Road to Wellville.
Producer Helen Garrison. Revised rpt 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Quentin Cooper
Unknown:
Meryl Streep
Unknown:
Alan Parker
Producer:
Helen Garrison.

by Melissa Murray.
Azra has left the troubles in Bosnia for a new life in Britain. Through her observance of Ramadan she struggles to reconcile her past and future. Read by Lynne Verrall.
Producer Pam Fraser Solomon

Contributors

Unknown:
Melissa Murray.
Read By:
Lynne Verrall.
Producer:
Pam Fraser Solomon

Thousands have seen it and yet its existence remains a mystery. Big
Bang hunts ball lightning- a load of balls or scientific fact?
Presented by Jez Nelson.
Producer Toby Murcott. Rptd Sunday at 9.30pm

Contributors

Presented By:
Jez Nelson.
Producer:
Toby Murcott.

Fifty years ago America exploded the world's first atomic bomb in New Mexico. The bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki swiftly followed. America was the most powerful nation on earth and the promise of the atom seemed unlimited. In a three-part series, John Slater looks at the history of America's love affair with the atom.
1: Guinea Pigs. Over the last 50 years radiation experiments have been conducted on thousands of American citizens without their permission being sought. Now a special Presidential Committee is touring the country to hear the evidence first hand.
A Pier Black Hill production

Contributors

Unknown:
John Slater

Regional Variations (2)

Today in Parliament

BBC Radio 4 FM

Last chance to catch the sketch show with Simon Godley , Robert Harley , Carla Mendonca and Gary Parker. Producer Caroline Leddy Rpt

Contributors

Unknown:
Simon Godley
Unknown:
Robert Harley
Unknown:
Carla Mendonca
Unknown:
Gary Parker.
Producer:
Caroline Leddy Rpt

BBC Radio 4 FM

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More