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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

with Rev Stewart Lamont.


Unknown: Rev Stewart Lamont.

: Today

with James Naughtie and John Humphrys.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Christina Odone.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Christina Odone.

: News

: Midweek

with Libby Purves and birthday guest Dennis Waterman. Producer Lucy Cacanas


Unknown: Libby Purves
Unknown: Dennis Waterman.

: Daily Service

Forty days and forty nights (Aus der Tiefe); Isaiah 58, w 1-8; Hear my prayer (Purcell); Christian, dost thou see them? (St Andrew of Crete).
Director of music Gordon Stewart.


Music: Gordon Stewart.

: Act Your Age

Too Good to Be Wasted on the Young. "I always imagined reaching old age and suddenly becoming very wise. But when I did turn 60 there was this terrible realisation that instead of a young ass I was now an elderly ass." Do the sweets of life come when you've lost your teeth? Does a pensioner's bus pass come with a licence to be cantankerous? Is old age a toss-up between hang-gliding grannies or slippers and rocking chairs? The last in the series exploring milestones in life focuses on old age. Producer Lindsay Leonard


Producer: Lindsay Leonard

: Something Understood

A new spiritual anthology.
Ash Wednesday by T S Eliot. Read by Ian McDiarmid. Producer Jocelyn Boxall


Read By: Ian McDiarmid.
Producer: Jocelyn Boxall

: Woman's Hour

The Anonymous Four talk and sing to Jenni Murray about Love's Illusion. Serial: The Odd Women (17) For details see Monday


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: Gardeners' Question Time

Repeated from Sunday 2.00pm
FACTSHEET: send sae marked 9/95 to
[address removed]

: You and Yours

with Tasneem Siddiqi.


Unknown: Tasneem Siddiqi.

: Rent

The last episode of Lucy Rannery 's award-winning sitcom ends with a new beginning.... Paul and Ruby are thinking of moving out, and Maria needs more space.
Producer Liz Anstee


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

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes

Six classic mysteries by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle , starring Clive Merrison as Holmes and Michael Williams as Dr Watson, and featuring Robin Ellis as Professor Presbury. 2: The Creeping Man. A distinguished scientist is behaving very oddly, enough to make his faithful old dog attack him.
Violinist Leonard Friedman. Dramatised by Robert Forrest. Director Patrick Rayner


Unknown: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Unknown: Clive Merrison
Unknown: Michael Williams
Unknown: Robin Ellis
Violinist: Leonard Friedman.
Dramatised By: Robert Forrest.
Director: Patrick Rayner
Edith Presbury: Deborah Berlin
Jack Bennett: Oliver Senton
Alice Morphy: Annabel Mullion

: Destination America

Christopher Cook talks to five individuals who emigrated to America in the early part of the century via Ellis Island. 3: Millie di Nigris , who arrived at Ellis Island in 1924 from Hamburg. She was full of optimism, but the journey wasn't over yet. Producer Fiona McLean


Talks: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Ellis Island.
Unknown: Millie Di Nigris
Producer: Fiona McLean

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Brian Sibley sees Prêt-à-Porter-
Robert Altman 's long-awaited new film exposing the fashion world - and reads Thomas Keneally 's new novel, A River Town.
Producer Adrian Washbourne Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Brian Sibley
Unknown: Robert Altman
Unknown: Thomas Keneally
Unknown: River Town.
Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: Short Story: Reverse for Dennis

by Leslie Norris. An evocative reminiscence of a typical St David's Day celebration in a Welsh school.
Schoolboy Dennis Williams makes a lifelong impression on his fellow pupils. Read by Sion Probert. Producer Caroline Sarli


Unknown: Leslie Norris.
Unknown: Dennis Williams
Read By: Sion Probert.
Producer: Caroline Sarli

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: Counterpoint

Repeated from Monday 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

Joe's being a little angel.... Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: The Art of Travel

Six travellers reflect on a journey in conversation with Annette Kobak.
1: At the age of 19, Laurie Lee left his Gloucestershire village to seek his fortune in the big world. Equipped with only a violin and notebook, he walked across Spain, falling in love with the land and its people. But as 1936 dawned, he found himself caught in a country in the grip of a bitter civil war. So began a journey into the darker side of Spain.
Producer Kate McAII


Unknown: Annette Kobak.
Unknown: Laurie Lee
Producer: Kate McAii

: Medicine Now

Repeated from yesterday at 11.30am

: Big Bang

Jez Nelson presents the last in the switched-on science series.
Producer Richard Aedy. Rptd Sunday 9.30pm


Producer: Richard Aedy.

: Opera House

The conductor Jane Glover visits six of the world's great opera houses to meet some of the people who make them work, to reflect on their history and to discover how they are tackling the problems of the present. 2: The
Metropolitan Opera House, New York Producer Gillian Hush


Conductor: Jane Glover
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

with Owen Bennett Jones.


Unknown: Owen Bennett Jones.

: Book at Bedtime: Catherine Carmichael

Deborah MacLaren reads Anthony Trollope 's story in three episodes.
Catherine, a young immigrant, makes a loveless marriage with a dour New Zealand sheep farmer. When she begins to fall in love with John, her husband's cousin, she feels that she must send him away. Abridged by Roland Challis Producer Philip Martin


Unknown: Deborah MacLaren
Unknown: Anthony Trollope
Abridged By: Roland Challis
Producer: Philip Martin

: Listen to the Cinema!

Four programmes in which
David Huckvale explores how music is used in the cinema. 1: Romance Repeated from Friday


Unknown: David Huckvale

: Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation

Comedy series in which Jeremy Hardy tackles contemporary issues. 4: How to Be a Father- Part 1. With Debbie Isitt, Gordon Kennedy and Ben Keaton. A Pozzitive production


Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Gordon Kennedy
Unknown: Ben Keaton.

: News

About this project

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.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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