Programme Index

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Roger Bolton with the religious and ethical news of the week, moral arguments and perspectives on stories, familiar and unfamiliar.
Series producer Liz Leonard. E-MAIL: sunday@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Roger Bolton
Producer:
Liz Leonard.

The Rt Hon Baroness Boothroyd speaks on behalf of a charity which works to improve the lives of older people on low incomes.
Producer Anne Downing. DONATIONS: National Benevolent Fund for the Aged. [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed]. Rptd at 9.25pm and Thursday 3.27pm

Contributors

Producer:
Anne Downing.

From the St Stephen's Centre, Edinburgh.
Presented by David Tennant , with the St Andrew Camerata directed by Vincent Wallace. Organ Douglas Mcllwraith.
E-MAIL: sunday.worship@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Presented By:
David Tennant
Directed By:
Vincent Wallace.
Unknown:
Douglas McLlwraith.

Can a new initiative to bring recipes designed by top chefs to hospital wards help reduce patient recoverytimes? Derek Cooper investigates. Producer Sheila Dillon. Extended repeat tomorrow 4pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Cooper
Producer:
Sheila Dillon.

The Town Waits. Every sizable town in Britain had its municipal band or "waits". They were the watchmen at the gates who played shawms, sackbuts and lutes to signal the hours. They also entertained distinguished visitors and became the town's official band with their own liveries. In a four-part series Tim Healey explores the history and sound of the old town waits.
Producer Dilly Barlow. Repeated Saturday llpm

Contributors

Unknown:
Tim Healey
Producer:
Dilly Barlow.

Bob Flowerdew , Pippa Greenwood and Anne Swithinbank answer questions posed by gardeners from East Sussex. And the team comes up with some effective suggestions to keep crime out of the garden. With chairman Eric Robson.
Producer Trevor Taylor.

Contributors

Unknown:
Bob Flowerdew
Unknown:
Pippa Greenwood
Unknown:
Anne Swithinbank
Unknown:
Eric Robson.
Producer:
Trevor Taylor.

Conversations with three of the country's leading gardeners, presented by Monty Don. Joy
Larkcom, doyenne of vegetable gardening, has revived unusual vegetable and salad crops in her productive yet ornamental organic potager. Producer Felicity Goodall (R)

Contributors

Presented By:
Monty Don.
Producer:
Felicity Goodall

Mikhail Bulgakov 's classic Ukrainian novel is dramatised in two parts by DJ Britton. 1: Betrayal In the winter of 1918, the citizens of Kiev wait for the city to fall, either to the Bolsheviks orto the nationalists. The Turbin family, supporters of the tsar, take refuge in their family home.
Director Alison Hindell. Repeated Saturday 9pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Mikhail Bulgakov
Director:
Alison Hindell.
Alexei:
Paul Hilton
Nikolka:
James Loye
Elena:
Manon Edwards
Myshlaevsky:
Gerry Lepkowski
Shervinsky:
Patrick Brennan
Shpolyansky:
Tlm Kirkus
Julia:
Melanie Walters
Bolbotun:
Rhodri Hugh
Rusakov:
Simon Ludders
Sergeant:
Dorien Thomas
Colonel:
Simon Armstrong

Humorous poetryfrom Bellocand Betjemanto the humble limerick, to celebrate April Fools' Day. Producer Felicity Goodall. Repeated Saturday 11.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Bellocand Betjemanto
Producer:
Felicity Goodall.

Well-known psychologists offer new insights into the experiences of biblical characters.
Dorothy Rowe reflects on the rich young man who wanted everything. Producer Rosie Dawson. Repeated Saturday 7.45pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Dorothy Rowe
Producer:
Rosie Dawson.

A selection of extracts from BBC radio over the past seven days. with Chris Serle.
PhoneE: [number removed]
Fax: [number removed]. E-MAIL: [address removed]
Website: [address removed]

Contributors

Presenter:
Chris Serle
Editor:
Richard Bannerman

Another chance to hear last year's sell-out visit to the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh of the American radio variety show. Garrison Keillor hosts the first of two evenings of music, comedy and storytelling. With Tim Russell and Sue Scott , and guests the Battlefield Band and crime writer Ian Rankin.
Producers Patrick Rayner and Christine Tschida. Sound effects Tom Keith. Piano Richard Dworsky. The Guy's All-Star Band (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Garrison Keillor
Unknown:
Tim Russell
Unknown:
Sue Scott
Unknown:
Ian Rankin.
Producers:
Patrick Rayner
Producers:
Christine Tschida.
Piano:
Tom Keith.
Piano:
Richard Dworsky.

Home - but Not Alone. Two years ago five families built "earth homes" in Hockerton, Nottinghamshire, in orderto live sustainable lives within a community. Their successes include cheaper bills and low-cost transport. Howard Stableford visits the project with a group of "self builders" who hope to embark on a similar project in Bristol. Repeated from Thursday

Contributors

Unknown:
Howard Stableford

Taming the Globe. People travelled from all over the world to protest in Seattle and Prague, demanding greater participation'in decisions that affect life in the globalised economy. Mary Kaidor asks if these demonstrations were signs of an emerging global society. Repeated from Thursday

Contributors

Unknown:
Mary Kaidor

Solicitor Anthony Julius and independent MP
Martin Bell discuss three favourite paperbacks with presenter Louise Doughty. Repeated from Tuesday

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Julius
Unknown:
Martin Bell
Presenter:
Louise Doughty.

Three programmes in which African musicians talk about the development of their music. This week Robin Denselow talks to Femi Kuti , son of Fela Kuti, the founder of Afrobeat and himself a renowned musician.
Producers Ronni Davis and Alison Vernon-Smith (R)

Contributors

Talks:
Robin Denselow
Unknown:
Femi Kuti
Producers:
Ronni Davis
Producers:
Alison Vernon-Smith

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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