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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

from South Africa with the Rev Barney Pityana.


Unknown: Rev Barney Pityana.

: Today

with James Naughtie and John Humphrys.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with David Stone.
8.40 Yesterday In Parliament


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: David Stone.

: News

: The Moral Maze

With Michael Buerk. Witnesses face cross-examination from Janet Daley , Rabbi Hugo Gryn , Edward Pearce and Professor Roger Scruton. Producer David Coomes


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Janet Daley
Unknown: Rabbi Hugo Gryn
Unknown: Edward Pearce
Unknown: Professor Roger Scruton.
Producer: David Coomes

: Capital Gains

The last of Collin Johnson 's drama series based on characters from his original Radio 4 play, broadcast last year. Capital Return. Home at last, how will Julius Hutch come to terms with the bank that made him rich? With Collin Jackson. Director Andy Jordan


Unknown: Collin Johnson
Unknown: Julius Hutch
Unknown: Collin Jackson.
Director: Andy Jordan
Julius Hutch: Peter Jones
Mrs Pauline Tone: Celestine Randall
Sexton Lewis: Jeffry Wickham
Kate: Justine Midda
Peter Fang: Peter Whitman

: Daily Service

with Wellspring. How sweet the name of Jesus sounds (Bowater); 2 Timothy 4, w 1-11; Amazing grace (trad); Send me out from here Lord (Pantry). Director of music Sally Thornton.


Music: Sally Thornton.

: When Christ Calls a Man: 4: Night Voices in Tegel

(For details see Monday)

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray. When The Journals ofAnais Nin were first published, they were hailed both as a breakthrough in women's erotic writing, and derided as pornography. Kathleen Griffin reconsiders the author and her impact.
Serial: An Awfully Big Adventure (4) For details see Monday


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Kathleen Griffin

: From Our Own Correspondent


Producer: Tony Grant

: You and Yours

with Tasneem Siddiqi.


Presenter: Tasneem Siddiqi

: Radio Times Past

This week, a half-baked flavourof the month of November 1948, cooked-up from a few old Radio Times back-issues and a slice off the BBC sound archives. Hosted by Rory McGrath with added flavourings from Jon Glover , Sally Grace and Peter Goodwright. Producer Kathy Smith


Unknown: Rory McGrath
Unknown: Jon Glover
Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Peter Goodwright.
Producer: Kathy Smith

: The World at One

with Nick Clarke.


Presenter: Nick Clarke

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Plays for Today: Post-election Lives

27 April 1995. South Africa is enjoying Constitution Day to celebrate the anniversary of the country's first democratic elections. A few days earlier, the exiled Ruth Mabuza -
McCleod and her youngest son, Chris, arrived in Johannesburg to prepare for the family's eventual return.
Recorded on location in and around
Johannesburg, Matthew Solon's story will be completed moments before going on air and will be broadcast from SAfm to Radio 4 via satellite.
Director John Dryden. A co-production with SAfm


Unknown: Ruth Mabuza
Director: John Dryden.
Ruth: Juanita Ageh
Vikele: John Matshikiza
Chris: Don Gilet
Nonceba: Nombulelo Tyawa
Lauretta: Helene Truter
Hazel: Nomhle Nkonyene
Duncan: Joe Dunlop
Lindy: Adjoa Andoh

: The Afternoon Shift

with Daire Brehan and guests.


Presenter: Daire Brehan

: News

: Kaleidoscope

As a new production of The Taming of the Shrew opens at Stratford-upon-Avon, Paul Allen talks to three actresses about the role.
(Revised rpt 9.30pm)


Interviewer: Paul Allen
Producer: Julian May

: Short Story: Not Singing Exactly

by Sian James. "Sixteen and pregnant. Then I got pregnant again -this time twins. Rob's in prison fortheft, so now I have to live by shoplifting 'cos my giro won't stretch." Read by Erica Eirian. Producer Caroline Sarll


Unknown: Sian James.
Read By: Erica Eirian.
Producer: Caroline Sarll

: PM

with Chris Lowe and Linda Lewis.


Presenter: Chris Lowe
Presenter: Linda Lewis

: Dry Slopes

A four-part comedy series written by and starring Nick Ball as the unemployed son of a high-flying mother. With Louisa Rix as Mum,
Toby Longworth , Robert Harley and Julie Gibbs.
2:Families and How to Conceive ThemProducer Gareth Edwards


Unknown: Nick Ball
Unknown: Louisa Rix
Unknown: Toby Longworth
Unknown: Robert Harley
Unknown: Julie Gibbs.
Producer: Gareth Edwards

: News

: The Archers

Oops! Here comes a whiz-bang!
(Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm)

: Going Back: 2: Neville

Three programmes in which people revisit places where they have lived in the past.

A 42-year-old Jamaican from Manchester splashes in the Caribbean Sea for the first time in 30 years. Neville is making plans to return there for good.
A T Lox-Eye production

: The Makers of Modern Politics

Anthony Howard looks at the reputations of five politicians whose ideas are at the heart of current political thinking. 3: Rab Butler : Artist of the Possible. His impact on the Conservative Party was profound and yet he missed out on being party leader not once, but twice.
Producer Mark Savage. Rptd Sun 4.15pm


Unknown: Anthony Howard
Artist: Rab Butler
Producer: Mark Savage.

: Worse Things Happen at Sea

Ian McIntyre offers fresh observations on the arguments of the day.


Presenter: Ian McIntyre
Producer: Louise Greenberg

: Does He Take Sugar?

Presented by Judy Graham.
Phone: [number removed] (Mon-Fri 10.00-5.00)


Presenter: Judy Graham
Producer: Marlene Pease

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

with Robin Lustig.


Presenter: Robin Lustig

: Book at Bedtime: A Child Possessed

by R C Hutchinson. Part 9. For details see Monday


Unknown: C Hutchinson.

: Master and Commander

Part 4 of the dramatisation of Patrick O'Brian 's best-selling
Napoleonic seafaring adventure.
With Peter Whitman , Russell Floyd , Margaret John. Danny Kanaber , Dominic Letts and Don McCorkindale. Dramatised by Roger Danes Music by Roger Danes and Trevor Allan Davies. Director Adrian Bean


Unknown: Patrick O'Brian
Unknown: Peter Whitman
Unknown: Russell Floyd
Unknown: Margaret John.
Unknown: Danny Kanaber
Unknown: Dominic Letts
Unknown: Don McCorkindale.
Dramatised By: Roger Danes
Music By: Roger Danes
Music By: Trevor Allan
Director: Adrian Bean
Jack Aubrey: Michael Troughton
Stephen Maturin: Nigel Anthony
Molly Harte: Frances Jeater
James Dillon: Charles Simpson
Ragusan Captain: Lloyd Johnston
Marshall: Neville Jason
Mercedes: Kristin Milward

: The Locker Room

Presented by Tom Robinson.
(Repeated from Saturday 6.50pm)


Presenter: Tom Robinson

: 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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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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