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A Guide to BBC World Service Programme Times from 29 March 2009
 
 

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Wednesday Documentary
Australasia: Wed 0006 rpt 0506, 1206, 1706, Fri 2206, Sat 1106
East Asia: WEd 0306 rpt 0806, 1306, 1606, Sun 0106
South Asia: Wed 0406 rpt 0906, 1606, 2106, Sun 1306*, 2106
East Africa: Wed 0706 rpt 1306, 2106, Thu 0106, Sat 2306
West Africa: Wed 0906 rpt 1406, 2106, Thu 0006, Sun 2106, Mon 0106
Middle East: Wed 0706 rpt 1306, 1806, 2206, Sat 1806*
Europe: Wed 0906 rpt 1406, 1906, 2306, Sun 0906, 1806
Americas: Wed 1406 rpt 1906, Thu 0006, 0506, Sat 1906. Sim 0306, 2106
UK: Wed 0806 rpt 1206, 1906, Thu 0006, Sat 0106, Sat 1806*, Sun21106

(25 mins) * Not broadcast at this time in weeks when a BBC Debate is scheduled.

World Book Club
Australasia: Sun 1106 rpt 1906
East Asia: Sat 0806 rpt Sun 1006
South Asia: Sat 2206 rpt Sun 0906, 1406
East Africa: Sat 1106 rpt Sun 0106, 0806
West Africa: Sat 2206 rpt Mon 0206
Middle East: Sat 1906 rpt Sun 1106
Europe: Sat 1906 rpt Sun 1406, 2306
Americas: Sun 0106 rpt 1906, Mon 0606
UK: Sat 1906 rpt Sun 0106, 2206

(55 mins) NB: Occasional broadcast

World Briefing
Australasia: Sat-Sun 0000, Mon-Fri 0100, 0132, Dly 0400, Mon-Fri 0432, 0800, Sat 0900, Dly 1000, Mon-Fri 1100, 1132, 1400, 1432, Sat-Sun 1700, Sun-Fri 1800, 1900, Mon-Fri 1932, Sun-Fri 2100, Mon-Fri 2132, sun-Thu 2200
East Asia: Dly 0000, Mon-Fri 0032, 0100, Dly 0400, Mon-Fri 0432, Sat-Sun 0900, mon-Sat 1000, Mon-Fri 1032, Sun-Fri 1100, Mon-Fri 1400, 1500, 1532, Sat-Sun 1700, Sun-Fri 1800, Mon-Fri 1832, Sun-Fri 1900, Sun 2100, Sun-Thu 2200, 2232
South Asia: Dly 0000, Mon-Fri 0032, 0100, 0132, Sat-Sun 0400, Mon-Fri 0800, 0832, Dly 1000, Mon-Fri 1100, 1132, 1500, 1532, Sat-Sun 1700, Sun-Fri 1800, Mon-Fri 1832, Mon-Sat 1900, Mon-Thu 2200
East Africa: Mon-Fri 0400, 0800, Dly 1000, Mon-Fri 1032, 1400, 1432, 1532, Sun 1700, 1800, Sat 1900, Mon-Fri 1932, Sun-Thu 2200
West Africa: Tue-Fri 0100, Dly 0400, Mon-Fri 0800, Dly 1000, Mon-Fri 1100, 1132, 1532, Sun 1700, 1800, Sat 1900, Mon-Fri 1932, Sun-Thu 2200
Middle East: Dly 0000, Mon-Fri 0100, 0132, Dly 0400, Mon-Fri 0432, 0800, 0832, Sat-Sun 0900, 1000, Mon-Fri 1400, 1500, 1532, Sat-Sun 1700, Sun 1800, Mon-Fri 1900, 1932, Sun 2100, 2200
Europe: Tue-Sun 0000, Tue-Fri 0032, Mon-Fri 0100, Dly 0400, Mon-Fri 0432, 0800, Dly 1000, Mon-Fri 1032, 1100, 1132, 1500, Sat-Sun 1700, Mon-Fri 1800, 2100, Sun 2200
Americas: Mon-Fri 0100, Tue-Fri 0132, Dly 0400, Mon-Fri 0432, 0800, Sat-Sun 0900, Dly 1000, Mon-Fri 1032, Dly 1100, Mon-Fri 1132, 1500, 1532, Sat-Sun 1700, Mon-Fri 1800, 2100, Sun 2200, 2232
UK: Mon-Fri 0100, 0132, Dly 0400, Mon-Fri 0432, Dly 1000, Mon-Fri 1032, 1100, 1400, 1432, 1500, Sat-Sun 1700, Mon-Fri 1800, 1832, Sun 2100, Mon-Thu 2200, 2232
  World Business News
Australasia: Mon-Fri 0820, 1020, 1820, 1920, 2120, Sun-Thu 2220
East Asia: Mon-Fri 0120, 0420, 1020, 1520, 1820, 1920, Sun-Thu 2220
South Asia: Mon-Fri 0120, 0820, 1020, 1520, 1820, 1920, Mon-Thu 2220
East Africa: Mon-Fri 1020, Mon-Fri 1941, Sun 2220
West Africa: Tue-Fri 0120, Mon-Fri 1020, 1941
Middle East: Mon-Fri 0120, 0820, 1520, 1920, Sun 2220

Europe: Mon-Fri 0120, 0420, 0820, 1020, 1520, 1820, Sun 2220
Americas: Mon-Fri 0120, 0420, 0820, 1020, 1520, 1820, Sun 2220
UK: Mon-Fri 0120, 0420, 1020, 1520, 1820, Mon-Thu 2220

(24 mins)

World Cricket
Australasia: Fri 1941
South Asia: Fri 1141 rpt Mon 0141
East Africa: Fri 1041
Americas (Caribbean only): Fri 1141

(18 mins)

World Drama
Australasia: Sun 1101 rpt 1901
East Asia: Sat 0801 rpt Sun 1001
South Asia: Sat 2201 rpt Sun 0901, 1401
East Africa: Sat 1101 rpt Sun 0101, 0801
West Africa: Sat 2201 rpt Mon 0201
Middle East: Sat 1901 rpt Sun 1101
Europe: Sat 1901 rpt Sun 1401, 2301
Americas: Sun 0101 rpt 1901, Mon 0101
UK: Sat 1901 rpt Sun 0101, 2201

(55 mins) NB: Occasional broadcast

World Football
Australasia: Fri 2232 rpt Sat 0532, 0832
East Asia: Fri 2232 rpt Sat 0432, 1032
South Asia: Fri 2332 rpt Sat 0232, 0832
East Africa: Sat 0332 rpt 1032
West Africa: Sat 0832 rpt 1132
Middle East: Sat 0232 rpt 0732, 1032
Europe: Sat 0332 rpt 0632, 0932
Americas: Sat 0132 rpt 1132
UK: Sat 0132 rpt 0632, 1332

(30 mins)

World Have Your Say
East Asia: Mon-Fri 1706
South Asia: Mon-Fri 1706
East Africa: Mon-Fri 1806
West Africa: Mon-Fri 1806
Middle East: Mon-Fri 1706
Europe: Mon-Fri 1706
Americas: Mon-Fri 1706
UK: Mon-Fri 1706


(55 mins)

World Update
Australasia: Mon- Fri 0900
East Asia: Mon-Fri 0900
East Africa: Mon-Fri 0900
Middle East: Mon-Fri 0900
Americas: Mon-Fri 0900

(55 mins)
 
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