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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Producers Alasdair Cross. John Harvey and Ruth Kiely


Producers: Alasdair Cross.
Producers: John Harvey
Producers: Ruth Kiely

: Prayer for the Day

with Rabbi Professor Dan Cohn-Sherbok .


Unknown: Professor Dan Cohn-Sherbok

: Today

with James Naughtie and Sue MacGregor. Business News
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Oliver McTernan.
NOMINATIONS TO: Room 4062. BBC Radio 4. Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Oliver McTernan.

: Short Story: Berlin Snowfall

by Irene Dische , read by Barbara Flynn. The sight of snow at No 86 Dusseldorfer Strasse has the residents out and about - and behaving strangely.... Producer Duncan Minshull Rpt


Unknown: Irene Dische
Read By: Barbara Flynn.
Producer: Duncan Minshull Rpt

: News

: Start the Week

P J 0' Rourke, the" rottwei ler of American right-wingjournalism" and comedian David Baddiel join Melvyn Bragg. Producer Ruth Gardiner


Unknown: David Baddiel
Unknown: Melvyn Bragg.
Producer: Ruth Gardiner

: With Great Pleasure

One of Britain's most respected poets U A Fanthorpe presents her own choice of writing with readers Stephanie Cole and Tim Pigott-Smith . Producer Sara Davies and Jules Wilkinson


Readers: Stephanie Cole
Readers: Tim Pigott-Smith
Producer: Sara Davies
Producer: Jules Wilkinson

: Daily Service

from Holy Trinity Church, Ystrad Mynach , Mid Glamorgan, led by Rev Roy Jenkins with the Lewis Girls' School Choir.
Conductor Val James. Organist Sian Schutz. Isaiah 40, w 1-5 and 9-11; Come, thou long expected Jesus
(Stuttgart); Susanni (Howard Watt ); O'er the gloomy hills of darkness (Caesalem).


Unknown: Ystrad Mynach
Unknown: Rev Roy Jenkins
Conductor: Val James.
Organist: Sian Schutz.
Unknown: Howard Watt

: The Hindu Scriptures

16: The Wife Who Defeated Death Readers Art Malik , Mamta Kaash ,
Nitish Bharadwaj and Ravin Ganatra. Music by Malcolm Clarke. Editor of texts Akhandadhi Dasa. Producer Juli Wills Rpt


Readers: Art Malik
Readers: Mamta Kaash
Readers: Nitish Bharadwaj
Readers: Ravin Ganatra.
Music By: Malcolm Clarke.
Producer: Juli Wills Rpt

: Woman's Hour

Goodbye to the hot flush, hello to a youthful old age? Is Hormone
Replacement Therapy the magic answer to problems of the menopause? Jenni Murray introduces a special programme devoted to HRT. Serial: All the Nice Girls (2) by Barbara Anderson. Read in 11 parts by Nicolette McKenzie. Abridged by Di Spiers
Editors Sally Feldman and Claire Selerie


Introduces: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Barbara Anderson.
Unknown: Nicolette McKenzie.
Abridged By: Di Spiers
Editors: Sally Feldman
Editors: Claire Selerie

: Education Matters

Presented by Libby Purves. Producer Rebecca Farnworth


Presented By: Libby Purves.
Producer: Rebecca Farnworth

: Money Box Live: [number removed]

Producer Frances Macdonald LINES OPEN from 10.00am


Producer: Frances MacDonald

: You and Yours

with Daire Brehan.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.

: Screenplay

Hosted by lain Johnstone, with Dick Vosburgh , Stephen Tompkinson ,
Ronnie Ancona and Barbara Windsor. Written and researched by Jeremy Pascall and Phil Swern. Producer Andy Aliffe


Unknown: Dick Vosburgh
Unknown: Stephen Tompkinson
Unknown: Ronnie Ancona
Unknown: Jeremy Pascall
Unknown: Phil Swern.
Producer: Andy Aliffe

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from Friday

: Christmas Eve Can Kill You ...

In Marie Jones 's uniquely black
Belfast comedy, a taxi-driver becomes an unwitting party to the Christmas traumas of his assorted passengers.
Carols sung by the choir of Lagan College Director Pam Brighton Rpt


Unknown: Marie Jones
Mackers: Tim Loane
Myrtle: Marie Jones
Mr Dunne: Dan Gordon
Daniel Demonte: Dan Gordon
Julie: Emma O'Neill
Mrs Duffy: Barbara Adair
Deceiver: Ian McElhinney
Mrs Deceived: Paula McFetridge
Soldier: Richard Orr

: Anderson Country

with Gerry Anderson. Editor Sharon Banoff
PHONE/ANSWERPHONE: 071.[number removed]


Unknown: Gerry Anderson.
Editor: Sharon Banoff

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Natalie Wheen listens to some new
CD releases to help possible Santa Ciaus lists, and visits Canterbury for the latest touring production from the National Theatre.
Producer Sarah Barnett. Revised rpt 9.30pm


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Sarah Barnett.

: Short Story: Confession

by Clare Boylan , read by Sorcha Cusack. Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Clare Boylan
Read By: Sorcha Cusack.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

Repeated from Saturday 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

Lights out for Sid.
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: The Food Programme

Revised repeat of Friday

: The Monday Play: Jack - a Night on the Town with John Barrymore

Starring Nicol Williamson.
John Barrymore (1882-1942) was one of the great acting Barrymores. Starting in vaudeville, he played in silent movies and the first talkies and as the great
American Hamlet. He led a wild life, and his career was finally destroyed by alcoholism. Nicol Williamson returned to the West End earlier this year with this one-man show.
Written by Nicol Williamson and Leslie Megahey. Producer David Benedictus


Written By: Nicol Williamson
Unknown: Leslie Megahey.
Producer: David Benedictus

: Four on a Tour

In 1914 four Americans set out from Manchester on a 3,000-mile motoring holiday around Britain. David Foster introduces some of their experiences. Readers Risa Hall and Peter Marinker. Producer Gillian Hush Rpt


Introduces: David Foster
Readers: Risa Hall
Readers: Peter Marinker.
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: A Book at Bedtime: Brazzaville Beach

by William Boyd , read by Fiona Shaw. 1: "My name is Hope Clearwater , am young and single and possess numerous academic qualifications and live on Brazzaville Beach. These are my two stories told concurrently."
Abridged in ten parts by Yvonne Antrobus A CSA Telltapes production


Unknown: William Boyd
Read By: Fiona Shaw.
Unknown: Hope Clearwater
Unknown: Yvonne Antrobus

: The Street

3: St Anne 's Road, Haringey, North London. Andreas, a flamboyant Greek-Cypriot known as the "melon king" of north London, has just married a girl of Turkish-Cypriot origin. In "Little Cyprus", the old enmities have almost gone. A Tony Wilkinson production Rpt


Unknown: St Anne
Unknown: Tony Wilkinson

: The Christopher Marlowe Mysteries

by Ged Parsons. A second perplexing Elizabethan intrigue for Marlowe - scholar, playwright and government spy. The Turbulent Tale of the Troubl'd Tragedy Producer Richard Wilson Rpt


Producer: Richard Wilson
Marlowe: Dominic Jephcott
Ratsbane: Bill Wallis
Walsingham: Paul Brooke
Ned Peake: Roy Hudd
Fortescue: Simon Godley
Trump: Lionel Jeffries
Squires: Daniel Strauss
Nonsuch: Victoria Carling

: News

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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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This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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