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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

: Prayer for the Day

With John Barton , Archdeacon of Aston.


Unknown: John Barton

: Today

With John Humphrys and Anna Ford.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Philip Crowe.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Anna Ford.
Unknown: Philip Crowe.

: News

: Desert Island Discs

Repeated from Sunday 12.15pm

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley airs listeners' letters and comments on recent BBC radio.
A Testbed production
Repeated Sunday 6.15pm
WRITE TO: Feedback. PO Box 2100. London W1A1QT
FAX: (0171) [number removed]


Unknown: Chris Dunkley

: Foreign Correspondence

Five BBC correspondents look back at the history of their adopted cities through the writings of earlier visitors.
2: Dublin. Leo Enright picks his way through the letters of writers, politicians and Queen Victoria herself to create a picture of his native country. Producer Kate Whitehead Rpt


Producer: Kate Whitehead

: Children's BBC Radio 4: The Winter Sleepwalker

By Joan Aiken. Adjoa Andoh reads the last of four stories for half-term.
Over the Cloudy Mountains. A trip over the Cloudy Mountains brings new hope to Teb and Scilla. For details see Monday


Unknown: Joan Aiken.
Unknown: Adjoa Andoh

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Shahnaz Pakravan. Serial: Cause Celeb. Final part. For details see Monday


Introduced By: Shahnaz Pakravan.

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Jo Pinnock.
Producer Mary Colwell. Rptd Sunday 8.00pm WRITE TO: The Natural History Programme, BBC. Bristol BS8 2LR


Presented By: Jo Pinnock.
Producer: Mary Colwell.

: You and Yours

Editor Huw Marks
WRITE TO: [address removed] for factsheet No 8. enclosing sae. PHONE: to raise issues for investigation (0171) [number removed]


Editor: Huw Marks

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper examines how one of Britain's most popular meals out is changing, with a look at the future of Indian restaurants.
Producer Lisa Shaw. Rvsd rpt Mon 7.20pm


Unknown: Derek Cooper
Producer: Lisa Shaw.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.
Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.20pm

: Classic Serial: His Masterpiece

The concluding episode of Jane Beeson 's two-part dramatisation of Emile Zola 's powerful novel based on his friendship with Paul Cezanne. Repeated from Sunday 2.30pm


Unknown: Jane Beeson
Unknown: Emile Zola
Unknown: Paul Cezanne.

: The Afternoon Shift

With Laurie Taylor.


Unknown: Laurie Taylor.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Tim Marlowe sees two very different exhibitions: Spellbound at the Hayward Gallery is a celebration of 20th century art and film, while the National Gallery exhibition
Masterpieces from the Doria
Pamphilji Gallery, Rome features
Caravaggio's Flight into Egypt and a portrait of Pope Innocent X by Velazquez.
Producer Celia Toynbee


Unknown: Tim Marlowe
Producer: Celia Toynbee

: Short Story: The Budget

By Mario Benedetti. Rumours of a pay rise cause great excitement in a government office in Spain. Read by David Holt.
Producer Kate Bodoano Rpf


Unknown: Mario Benedetti.
Read By: David Holt.
Producer: Kate Bodoano

: PM

With Nigel Wrench and Jackie Hardgrave.
Editor Margaret Budy. WRITE TO: PM
Letterline, BBC Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA. PHONE: (0171) [number removed]


Unknown: Nigel Wrench
Unknown: Jackie Hardgrave.
Editor: Margaret Budy.

: Going Places

In this week's leisure and heritage magazine, David Stafford meets the poetic members of the William McGonagall Society in Dundee. Producer David Prest


Unknown: David Stafford
Unknown: William McGonagall
Producer: David Prest

: News

: The Archers

Phil's got a friend.
Written by Mary Cutler. Director Peter Leslie Wild. Editor Vanessa Whitbum Repeated Monday at 1.40pm
[address removed]


Written By: Mary Cutler.
Director: Peter Leslie
Editor: Vanessa Whitbum
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
Nigel Pargetter: Graham Seed
Elizabeth Pargetter: Alison Dowling
Julia Pargetter: Mary Wimbush
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
John Archer: Sam Barriscale
Debbie Aldridge: Tamsin Greig
JackWoolley: Arnold Peters
Peggy Woolley: June Spencer
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
Neil Carter: Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter: Charlotte Martin
Betty Tucker: Pamela Craig
GuyPemberton: Hugh Dickson
Caroline Pemberton: Sara Coward
Simon Pemberton: Peter Wingreld
Lynda Shell: Carole Boyd
Hayley: Lucy Davis

: Pick of the Week

Presented by Chris Serle.
Producer Bella Bannerman. Rptd Sun 3.30pm


Presented By: Chris Serle.
Producer: Bella Bannerman.

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a debate in Grimsby, with guests Diane Abbott MP; Charles Kennedy MP, Liberal Democrat European Affairs spokesperson; and Peter Temple-Morris MP.
Producer Nadine Grieve. Rptd tomorrow 1.10pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Diane Abbott
Unknown: Charles Kennedy
Producer: Nadine Grieve.

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins presents the topical series on legal issues. Producer Simon Coates


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Simon Coates

: Letter from America

By Alistair Cooke.
Repeated Sunday at 9.15am


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Kaleidoscope Feature

"H E". A personal and literary profile of the author H E Bates.
Repeated from Saturday 7.20pm

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig. Editor Rod Liddle


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Editor: Rod Liddle

: Book at Bedtime: The Contractors

By John B Keane.
5: Home to Kerry for Christmas For details see Monday


Unknown: John B Keane.

: Week Ending

A satirical review of the week's news with Sally Grace , Toby Longworth , Kevin Eldon and a special guest. Producer Jane Berthoud
Repeated tomorrow at 6.25pm


Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Toby Longworth
Unknown: Kevin Eldon
Producer: Jane Berthoud

: Fourth Column

With Alistair Beaton and guests. Producer Malcolm Love


Unknown: Alistair Beaton
Producer: Malcolm Love

: Powerful Substances

An occasional series mixing music, poetry, interviews and archive material. Sugar. Gill Lavers , sugar analyst, looks at the future of sugar as a commodity. Producer Dinah Lammiman Rpt


Unknown: Gill Lavers
Producer: Dinah Lammiman Rpt

: News

: The Late Book: Players

By Don DeLillo. Part 5. For details see Monday


Unknown: Don Delillo.

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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