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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Producers Alasdair Cross , Ruth Kiely and Tessa Polniaszek


Producers: Alasdair Cross
Producers: Ruth Kiely
Producers: Tessa Polniaszek

: Prayer for the Day

With Jenny Nemko.


Unknown: Jenny Nemko.

: Today

With James Naughtie and Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Nadeem Kazmi.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Nadeem Kazmi.

: Beyond the Millennium

Six conversations in which
Sheena McDonald considers the future. What will things be like in the year 2010?
1: Europe. Japanese economist Noriko Hama predicts a different European Union from the one we know now.
Producers Clare Csonka and Christopher Stone


Unknown: Sheena McDonald
Unknown: Noriko Hama
Producers: Clare Csonka
Producers: Christopher Stone

: News

: Start the Week

Melvyn Bragg is joined by Ray Monk and Andrew Graham-Dixon . Producer Sarah Johnson


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: Ray Monk
Unknown: Andrew Graham-Dixon
Producer: Sarah Johnson

: Daily Service

From Wellington Parish Church,
Glasgow, led by the Rev Johnston McKay with members of the Royal Scottish National Chorus. 0 set ye open unto me; The Saviour died but rose again: Psalm 118, w 14-24.


Unknown: Rev Johnston

: Big Bang

Jez Nelson looks at the night shift in the brain while your body rests. Producer Sue Broom # Jez Nelson's Choice: page 11

: This Sceptr'd Isle

Anna Massey narrates the story of Britain, read by Peter Jeffrey.
162: Cato Street, Liverpool and the Legacy of Pitt
Written by Christopher Lee. Producer Pete Atkin


Unknown: Anna Massey
Read By: Peter Jeffrey.
Written By: Christopher Lee.
Producer: Pete Atkin

: Woman's Hour

Live from the BBC Radio Theatre,
Jenni Murray launches the programme's 50th anniversary Best of Health initiative. Pam Ferris offers her recipe for wellbeing and joins a celebrity panel to be quizzed on women's health. With advice and information on how to stay healthy and happy, plus poetry from
Claire Caiman. Serial: Anita and Me. Written and read by Meera Syal and abridged in ten episodes by Doreen Estall (5). Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selerie
WEB SITE: http://www.bbcnc.org.uk/radio/ radio4/womans_hour/index.htmi


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Pam Ferris
Unknown: Claire Caiman.
Read By: Meera Syal
Unknown: Doreen Estall
Editors: Sally Feldman
Editors: Clare Selerie

: Money Box Uwe: (0171) [number removed]

With Vincent Duggleby.
Producer Sarah Pennells. UNES OPEN 10.00am


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby.
Producer: Sarah Pennells.

: You and Yours

With Chris Choi.


Unknown: Chris Choi.

: Counterpoint

Ned Sherrin hosts the music quiz with contestants Tom Maley from
Loughborough, James Pickford from Rickmansworth and Stephen Follows from Oxford.
Producer Steve Doherty. Rptd Wed at 6.30pm


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Tom Maley
Unknown: James Pickford
Unknown: Stephen Follows
Producer: Steve Doherty.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from Friday

: The Flowers of the Forest

Donald Campbell 's account of one of the great wars between Scotland and England. It's the 15th century and Henry of England is making war in Europe. France calls on James IV of Scotland to enter the fray. with Jan Wilson , Bella Enahoro ,
Eileen McCallum , Martin Hellar , Robin Thomson and Mark McDonnell. Director Hamish Wilson Rpt


Unknown: Donald Campbell
Unknown: Jan Wilson
Unknown: Bella Enahoro
Unknown: Eileen McCallum
Unknown: Martin Hellar
Unknown: Robin Thomson
Unknown: Mark McDonnell.
Director: Hamish Wilson Rpt
King James IV: Michael MacKenzie
Lady Elizabeth Douglas: Monica Gibb
Sir William Douglas: Kern Falconer
Sergeant Tammas Duthie: James Bryce

: The Afternoon Shift

With Laurie Taylor and guests.


Unknown: Laurie Taylor

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Lynne Walker considers the career of Yehudi Menuhin , 80 this year, and reads Jane Gardham 's new novel
Faith Fox.
Producer Hilary Dunn. Rvsd rpt at 9.30pm


Unknown: Lynne Walker
Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin
Unknown: Jane Gardham
Producer: Hilary Dunn.

: Short Story: Low Lights

By Carol Ann Fraser. "Any old thing do for shampoo? No time for a proper cut?" ReadbyOonaBeeson. Producer Kate Bodoane Rpt


Unknown: Carol Ann Fraser.
Producer: Kate Bodoane Rpt

: PM

With Chris Lowe and Charlie Lee-Potter .


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter

: The News Quiz

Repeated from Saturday 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

Shula's being supportive. Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: The Food Programme

Revised repeat from Friday

: The Monday Play: A Yearning

An adaptation of Frederico Garcia
Lorca's Yerma by Ruth Carter. Lorca's story is set here within the Punjabi community of Britain. Indian bride Amar yearns for a child. with Zita Sattar , Harvey Virdi, Charubala Chokshi, Surendra Kochar, Lalita Ahmed, Shaheen Khan and Bharti Patel. Original music composed by Ansuman Biswas and played by Nawczish Ali Khan and Sunil Kaliyana. Director Kristine Landon-Smith


Writer: Ruth Carter
Director: Kristine Landon-Smith
Amar: Sudha Bhuchar
Jas: Riz Abbasi
Arvind: Faroque Khan
The Old Lady: Zohra Segal
Darshana: Archie Panjabi
Buchin: Zita Sattar
Mita: Harvey Virdi
The Medium: Charubala Chokshi
Gossips: Surendra Kochar.
Gossips: Lalita Ahmed
Gossips: Charubala Chokshi
Gossips: Shaheen Khan
Gossips: Bharti Patel
Composer: Ansuman Biswas
Musician: Nawczish Ali Khan
Musician: Sunil Kaliyana

: Tahiti in a Cold Climate

The Story of St Kilda. For hundreds of years, the inhabitants of this remote archipelago lived by gathering sea birds and their eggs then selling the remaining feathers and oil. Producer David Perry


Producer: David Perry

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Devil's Own Work

Ian Holm reads Alan Judd 's novella, winner of the Guardian Fiction prize.
1: Edward seems to have always been destined for success.
Abridged by Donald Bancroft
Producer Marion Nancarrow Rpt


Unknown: Ian Holm
Unknown: Alan Judd
Abridged By: Donald Bancroft
Producer: Marion Nancarrow Rpt

: A Week in the Life

Last in the series which allows listeners to eavesdrop on people's lives. Alphege. A young black lawyer. Producer Matthew Dodd Rpt


Producer: Matthew Dodd Rpt

: Uncle Dynamite

By P G Wodehouse , adapted in six parts by Richard Usbome. Starring Richard Briers as Uncle Fred and Hugh Grant as Pongo, with narration by Paul Eddington. 4: Night Alarms and Excursions. Pongo plans to impress his future in-laws. with Simon Treves , Teresa Gallagher and Oona Beeson. Producer Gareth Edwards Rpt


Unknown: G Wodehouse
Unknown: Richard Usbome.
Unknown: Richard Briers
Unknown: Hugh Grant
Unknown: Paul Eddington.
Unknown: Simon Treves
Unknown: Teresa Gallagher
Unknown: Oona Beeson.
Producer: Gareth Edwards Rpt
SirAylmerBostock: Charles Gray
Lady Bostock: Josephine Tewson
PC Potter: Chris Emmett

: Paganini's Medical Notes

Michael Oliver investigates the bizarre case history of this great violinist, with Ruggiero Ricci and Dr John O'Shea. Producer Susan Kenyon
First broadcast on Radio 3


Unknown: Michael Oliver
Unknown: Ruggiero Ricci
Unknown: Dr John O'Shea.
Producer: Susan Kenyon

: News

: The Late Book: Kitchen

Emily Woolf reads the first part of Banana Yoshimoto's story, abridged in five parts by Penny Leicester. Producer Nandita Ghose


Unknown: Emily Woolf
Unknown: Penny Leicester.
Producer: Nandita Ghose

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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