Programme Index

Discover 10,245,526 listings and 242,729 playable programmes from the BBC

Nicholas Parsons chairs the panel game at the Lawn, Lincoln. Trying to talk for a minute without hesitation, repetition or deviation are Peter Jones , Paul Merton , Kit Hesketh-Harvey and Jenny Eclair.
Producer Ann Jobson. Rptd Monday 6.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Nicholas Parsons
Unknown:
Peter Jones
Unknown:
Paul Merton
Unknown:
Jenny Eclair.
Producer:
Ann Jobson.

with Eispeth Howe , Chair,
Broadcasting Standards Council;
Gillian Reynolds , radio critic, for The Daily Telegraph; George Robertson
MP, Shadow Scottish Secretary; and Teresa Gorman MP in Basingstoke. Repeated from yesterday

Contributors

Unknown:
Eispeth Howe
Unknown:
Gillian Reynolds
Unknown:
George Robertson
Unknown:
Teresa Gorman

by Eric Pringle. When the Reverend
Daniel Strickland and his two sisters leave their home in Berkshire to begin a new life in the wilderness of Lancashire, the wilful Sarah demands to know why. This atmospheric love story, set in the early 19th Century, is continued in Saturday Night Theatre.
Director Tracey Neale Rpt

Contributors

Unknown:
Eric Pringle.
Unknown:
Daniel Strickland
Director:
Tracey Neale Rpt
Daniel:
Stephen Moore
Elizabeth:
Anna Massey
Sarah:
Deborah Findlay
Joseph:
John Duttine
Anne:
Alison Reid
Roger Beamish:
Lan Masters
Squire Rollinson:
Geoffrey Matthews
Doctor Thurlston:
Alan Thompson
The Bishop:
Garard Green

Martin Wainwright celebrates the achievements of individuals who have been overlooked by history.
1: George F Train. The American entrepreneur who brought the tram to London in 1860 made several mistakes but his brave failures paved the way for others to get it right. Producer Alison Perks

Contributors

Unknown:
Martin Wainwright
Producer:
Alison Perks

The American writer and satirist Joe Queenan takes the chair for the latest series of the transatlantic chat show.
With the help of three boisterous guests he will be finding out what's new and what's news in Newt's USA.
Producer Hamish Mykura. Rptd Thu 11.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Joe Queenan
Producer:
Hamish Mykura.
Producer:
Rptd Thu

Cadfael's Creator
The international TV debut of the medieval monastic sleuth
Brother Cadfael has won Ellis Peters belated recognition at the age of 82. Her body of work spans hundreds of characters in ninety titles selling 10 million copies worldwide, many under her real name of Edith Pargeter. Chris Eldon Lee travels to Telford
New Town to meet this master of the historical whodunit.
Producer John Boundy. Rptd Friday at 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Brother Cadfael
Unknown:
Ellis Peters
Unknown:
Edith Pargeter.
Unknown:
Chris Eldon Lee
Producer:
John Boundy.

The second part of Eric Pringle 's story takes up where Sarah left off and looks at subsequent events from Elizabeth's point of view. In the years leading up to 1830, England is in turmoil. For cast see 2.30pm, plus:
With Andrew Branch and Peter Yapp Director Tracey Neale

Contributors

Unknown:
Eric Pringle
Unknown:
Andrew Branch
Unknown:
Peter Yapp
Director:
Tracey Neale
Alexander Benson:
Geoffrey Whitehead
Ruth:
Nicola Dent
Mr Gale:
Eric Allan
Emily:
Annabel Mullion
Charlotte:
Eva Stuart
Swinton:
David Collings

A five-part series in which old and new hands compare notes. 1: Postmen. After 40 years with the Post Office,
Bert Robinson returns to the beat with new postwoman Suzanne McLean. Producer Lucy Lunt Rpt

Contributors

Unknown:
Bert Robinson
Unknown:
Suzanne McLean.
Producer:
Lucy Lunt Rpt

by David Zane Mairowitz. Based on a real-life murder in France. With Keith
Allen as Guignol and Anna Livia Ryan as Faye Beaulieu. Guignol believes that weaklings are bad for France.
They should be put down at birth. But his daughter Faye is a weakling.
Guignol has let her live until now, but soon he must make a decision.
Director Peter Kavanagh

Contributors

Unknown:
David Zane Mairowitz.
Unknown:
Anna Livia Ryan
Unknown:
Faye Beaulieu.
Director:
Peter Kavanagh
Vivi:
Jane Slavin
Josee:
Tessa Worsley
Terry:
Neil Maskell
Prison psychologist:
Natasha Pyne
Djemilla:
Adjoa Andoh
Dupont:
Jonathon Keeble
School doctor:
Don McCorkindale
Police Inspector:
Gavin Muir
Policeman:
Oliver Senton

BBC Radio 4 FM

About BBC Radio 4

Intelligent speech, the most insightful journalism, the wittiest comedy, the most fascinating features and the most compelling drama and readings anywhere in UK radio.

Appears in

About this data

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