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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With Sister Una Kroll.


Unknown: Una Kroll.

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Rosemary Hartill.
8.40 Yesterday In Parliament


Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Rosemary Hartill.

: News

: Call Nick Ross: (0171) [number removed]

Producer Anne Peacock LINES OPEN from 8am


Producer: Anne Peacock

: Daily Service

Be Thou my vision (Slane); Acts 16, w 6-12a; Spirit of faith (Little Stanmore); For all the saints (Engelberg).
Director of music James Whitbourn.


Music: James Whitbourn.

: Beeswax and Underpants

The very first cross-channel ferry was built before saws, planes and drills were invented - it was held together with a strange mixture of ropes, beeswax and underpants. Paul Bennett is the guide to a Bronze Age trading craft found by archaeologists under the streets of Dover. Producer John Byme Repeated Sunday at 5pm


Unknown: Paul Bennett

: This Sceptr'd Isle: 62: The Auld Alliance and the Death of Henry VIII

The story of Britain from the Romans to the 20th century.
(Long wave only)
(For details see yesterday)

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Jenni Murray. Serial: Mrs Frampton (6) For details see yesterday


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Mrs Frampton

: All in the Mind

Professor Anthony Clare explores the world of those who injure and maim themselves and asks whether current treatments are appropriate.
Producer Paul Kobrak. Rptd Sunday 10.15pm HELPLINE: for free and confidential information and advice, call [number removed]


Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare
Producer: Paul Kobrak.

: You and Yours


: Word of Mouth

Russell Davies presents a six-part series exploring language, words and what lies between them.
5: England Expects. This week, the art of signalling ... and communication without speech.
Producer Bella Bannerman


Unknown: Russell Davies
Producer: Bella Bannerman

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Books and Company

Presented by John Walsh.
Repeated from Sunday 11.45am


Presented By: John Walsh.

: Comparing Notes with Richard Baker

Richard Baker looks at the world of the orchestral fixer with Trevor Ford and Adrian Evett.
Producer Ray Abbott Rpt


Presenter: Richard Baker
Guest: Trevor Ford
Guest: Adrian Evett
Producer: Ray Abbott

: The Afternoon Shift

With Daire Brehan.
The Scotsman's still in his castle - but can he keep pace with dry rot and rising costs to adapt to the 1990s? Editor Sharon Banoff
PHONE/ANSWERPHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: [email address removed]


Unknown: Daire Brehan.
Editor: Sharon Banoff

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan considers a new biography of W H Auden and sees the end of the world as Wagner's Ring cycle is completed at the Royal Opera House.
Producer Jackie Christie. Revised rpt 9.30pm


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: H Auden
Producer: Jackie Christie.

: Short Story: Ark-Angel

Jilly Bond reads Jacki Proctor 's story. Sheela, an administrating Angel with pure white plimsolls and a clipboard, is appalled by the squalor and chaos of Noah's ark.
Producer David Hunter


Unknown: Jilly Bond
Unknown: Jacki Proctor
Producer: David Hunter

: PM

With Jon Sopel and Linda Lewis.


Unknown: Jon Sopel
Unknown: Linda Lewis.

: No Commitments

Simon Brett 's six-part comedy series about three sisters, starring
Rosemary Leach as Anna,
Nicola Pagett as Victoria and Celia Imrie as Charlotte.
3: Talking Shop. Charlotte has given up acting. Instead she's decided to go into retail and open a smart little shop. Naturally, Victoria is appalled and Anna, as ever, comes to the rescue.
Producer Ann Jobson Rpt


Unknown: Simon Brett
Unknown: Rosemary Leach
Unknown: Nicola Pagett
Unknown: Celia Imrie
Producer: Ann Jobson Rpt
Roger: Jonathan Coy
Eddie: James Greene
Lally: Rachel Atkins

: News

: The Archers

Simon has to fly.
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: File on 4

Major issues, changing attitudes and important events at home and abroad. Reporter Julian O'Halloran. Producer David Lewis
Repeated Saturday at 5.00pm


Reporter: Julian O'Halloran.
Producer: David Lewis

: Science Now

What did the visitors to last week's
Cheltenham Festival of Literature make of the Science Day? Peter Evans reports.
Repeated from Saturday 4.30pm


Unknown: Peter Evans

: The Network

Information is the lifeblood of history, and today more information is stored than ever before. This week,
Alun Lewis asks whether historians of the future will find this wealth of data a blessing or a curse. Producer Toby Murcott
E-MAIL: the-network@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Alun Lewis
Producer: Toby Murcott

: In Touch

Presented by Tony Barringer.
News, views and information for visually impaired people. Producer Dave Harvey
QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS: phone (0171) [number removed]between 9.30pm and 10.30pm FACTSHEET: send large sae to [address removed]


Presented By: Tony Barringer.
Producer: Dave Harvey

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Owen Bennett-Jones .


Unknown: Owen Bennett-Jones

: Book at Bedtime: A Country Doctor's Notebook

By Mikhail Bulgakov.
2: The Steel Windpipe
For details see yesterday


Unknown: Mikhail Bulgakov.

: Mediumwave

The week's events in the media. Repeated from Sunday 11.15am

: A View from Abroad

Six European travel writers make a personal exploration of our culture and landscape.
4: In Search of England. Award-winning Dutch writer Cees Nooteboom returns to London after
40 years. But the memories are interrupted by the present as he invites you to see London through his eyes. A bus ride provides the setting for a new novel, on Eel Pie Island a sudden flood forms the backdrop for a fairytale, and a new journey begins. Producer Kate McAII Rpt


Unknown: Cees Nooteboom
Producer: Kate McAii Rpt

: News

: The Late Book: The Information

By Martin Amis. Part 12. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Martin Amis.

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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