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: Bells on Sunday

from St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Mark Tully considers the human animal and asks: who depends on whom? A Unique Broadcasting production


Unknown: Mark Tully

: News

: Sunday Papers

: The Living World

Six explorations of the natural world. 5: Drakensberg - Hidden in Africa. Lionel Kelleway visits the mountains of South Africa's Natal Province. Producer Julian Hector


Unknown: Africa. Lionel
Producer: Julian Hector

: Sunday

Religious news with Trevor Barnes.
8.00 News 8.10 Sunday Papers Producer Rachel Hawkes
WRITE TO: Sunday. Room 5038, BBC North. PO Box 27, Manchester
PHONE: (0161) [number removed]


Unknown: Trevor Barnes.
Producer: Rachel Hawkes

: Gareth Hunt

speaks for the Week's Good Cause about a charity which supports ex-Fire Service personnel and their families. DONATIONS TO: Fire Services National
Benevolent Fund, [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: (0181) [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

Repeated from Friday

: Morning Service

An act of worship from Newtown
Pentecostal Church in Mid Wales. Led by Pastor Alan Hewitt. He has risen; Quiet my mind Lord; Jesus is the Name; By your side, I would stay; Blessed assurance; All I once held dear; Lord I come to You; Proverbs 4, w 1-9; John 1, w 1-18. Director of music Lynette Lovell.


Unknown: Alan Hewitt.
Music: Lynette Lovell.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Mediumwave

Media news with Joanna Coles.
Producer Lindsay Leonard. Rptd Tue 11.00pm


Unknown: Joanna Coles.
Producer: Lindsay Leonard.

: The New Europeans

The series on life in a European city through the eyes of a British resident. 1: Bucharest. Since the execution of Ceaucescu in 1989, many westerners have made their way to Romania. Jason Turner was drawn by the hope of a new life in Bucharest, but five years on he can barely feed his family. David Lodge looks at the trials and tribulations of western nationals in the city. Producer Kevin Dawson
Series producer Sara Jane Hall


Unknown: Romania. Jason
Unknown: David Lodge
Producer: Kevin Dawson
Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: Desert Island Discs

with heart surgeon Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub.
Producer Olivia Seligman. Rptd Fri 9.05am


Unknown: Magdi Yacoub.
Producer: Olivia Seligman.

: The World This Weekend

with James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Gardeners' Question Tme

Pippa Greenwood , Geoffrey Smith and Anne Swithinbank take questions from visitors to the Gardeners' World
Live exhibition at Birmingham's NEC. Chairman Eric Robson.
A Taylor Made production. Rptd Wed 11.30am


Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Eric Robson.

: Classic Serial: A Room with a View

by E M Forster , dramatised in four parts by David Wade.
2: Good Men and Violets. Lucy has witnessed a murder.
Director Glyn Dearman. Rptd Fri 2.00pm


Unknown: M Forster
Unknown: David Wade.
Director: Glyn Dearman.
Lucy Honeychurch: Cathy Sara
Charlotte Bartlett: Sheila Hancock
Miss Lavish: Barbara Jefford
Mr Beebe: Stephen Moore
Mr Eager: David Collings
Phaeton: Andrew Branch
Mr Emerson: John Moffatt
George Emerson: Gary Cady

: Pick of the Week

Repeated from Friday

: Analysis

Martin Kettle asks why animal welfare is so high on the human agenda. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Martin Kettle

: Bash Street Unplugged

Leo Baxendale remembers how he dreamt up the first Bash Street storyline. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Leo Baxendale

: Poetry Please!

Gareth Owen introduces listeners' requests on the theme of railways, read by Howard Goorney , Andrew Sachs and Diana Bishop. Producer Sara Davies


Introduces: Gareth Owen
Read By: Howard Goorney
Read By: Andrew Sachs
Read By: Diana Bishop.
Producer: Sara Davies

: Feedback

Repeated from Friday

: Front Lines

BBC Defence Correspondent Mark Laity looks at how his predecessors in radio reported the Second World War.


Unknown: Mark Laity
Producer: Kate Whitehead

: Children's BBC Radio 4: Prince Caspian

Brian Sibley's four-part dramatisation from C S Lewis's The Chronicles of Narnia.

1: Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy can't get back to Narnia.


Dramatisation: Brian Sibley
Music: Peter Howell
Music: Elizabeth Parker
Director: John Taylor
Dr Comelius: Tom Wilkinson
Trumpkin: Richard Griffiths
Professor: Maurice Denham
Prince Caspian: Richard Puddifoot
Miraz: Derek Waring
Trufflehunter: John Turner
Nikabrik: Timothy Bateson
Susan: Suzy Hay
Peter: Tom Piccin
Edmund: Peter England
Lucy: Ellie Beaven
Mrs Pevensie: Pippa Sparkes
Young Caspian: Tom Godfrey

: A Good Read

Edward Blishen and his guests Simon Fanshawe and Liz Kershaw pick three favourite paperbacks. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Edward Blishen
Unknown: Simon Fanshawe
Unknown: Liz Kershaw

: Open University

8.00 Artworks Live with David Self 8.30 Industry, Innovation and the City ,9.00 Marxism and Art 9.20 The Faust Legend
9.40 Social Sciences: Assignment 103


Unknown: David Self

: That's History

Repeated from yesterday

: Take the Money! Open the Box!

Play safe or play dangerous? Three programmes in which Rupert Creed looks at risk. Truth or Dare. From childhood and adolescence to the thrills of fairgrounds, mountains, skies and caves. Producer Amanda Mares


Unknown: Rupert Creed
Producer: Amanda Mares

: If You're So Smart....

Presented by Johnny Vaughan. Repeated from Wednesday


Presented By: Johnny Vaughan.

: News

: Dear Diary

Beryl Bainbridge shows what Captain Scott's diaries reveal about him and his fellow travellers on their last tragic journey back from the South Pole. Producer Kate McAII Rpt


Unknown: Beryl Bainbridge
Producer: Kate McAii Rpt

: New Spies for Old?

3: Clear and Present Danger.
Christopher Andrew reports on the challenge facing today's spymasters - the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
Producer Dennis Sewell Rpt


Unknown: Christopher Andrew
Producer: Dennis Sewell Rpt

: In Committee

with Michael Fairbairn.
Producer David Wilby


Unknown: Michael Fairbairn.
Producer: David Wilby

: Seeds of Faith

Glimpses of Love. Trevor Bames concludes his look at the life and work of Christian writer Charles Williams.
Producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Trevor Bames
Unknown: Charles Williams.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: 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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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