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: Bells on Sunday

From St Andrew 's, Maghull, Merseyside. Repeated at 12.20am


Unknown: St Andrew

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Mark Tully looks at the changing face of Sunday.
Producer Bevertey McAinsh


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Bevertey McAinsh

: News

: Sunday Papers

: The Living World

Heading South
As part of a whole day observing swans on BBC television (Heading South appears twice on BBC1 and once on BBC2 today) and radio. Lionel Kelleway introduces the programme from Weiney in Norfolk where Bewick's swans are arriving from the Arctic. Producer Grant Sonnex


Introduces: Lionel Kelleway
Producer: Grant Sonnex

: Sunday

Gerry Northam with religious news.
8.00 News 8.10 Sunday Papers Producer Phil Pegum
PHONE: (0161) [number removed]
WRITE TO: Sunday. Room 5031. BBC North. PO Box 27. Manchester
E-MAIL: sunday@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Gerry Northam
Producer: Phil Pegum

: Deutsch Plus

8.00 Deutsch Plus
German language and culture. Producer Lore Windemuth
Part of the new BBC multimedia German course
8.30 Suenos - World Spanish 1 With Robert Elms. 8: Sierra y Mar Producer Mick Webb Revised repeat
9.00 Suenos - World Spanish 2 Intermediate Spanish. Producer Mick Webb
With Mark Curry. 1: 11 Tempo Libero Producer Nadine Welter Repeat
9.45 Voyage dans les Archives Chantal Cuer with her pick of the BBC's French archives.
Producer Merilyn Harris


Unknown: Robert Elms.
Producer: Mick Webb
Producer: Mick Webb
Unknown: Mark Curry.
Producer: Merilyn Harris

: Terry Wogan

speaks for the Week's Good Cause on behalf of the BBC's annual appeal for children.
DONATIONS TO: BBC Children in Need Appeal.[address removed]CREDIT CARDS: [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

By Alistair Cooke. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Morning Service

In the week of Thanksgiving, today's service comes from the American
Cathedral in Paris. Officiant: Canon George Hobson. Preacher: Canon Mark Wood . Lo, He Comes with Clouds Descending; Once He Came in Blessing; Now Thank We All Our God; Zephaniah 1, w 7 and 12-18; Psalm 90; 1 Thessalonians 5, w 1-10; Matthew 25, w 14-15, 19-29.
Director of music Ned Tipton. Organist
Edward Hughes.


Unknown: Canon George Hobson.
Unknown: Canon Mark Wood
Organist: Ned Tipton.
Organist: Edward Hughes.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Mediumwave

Vincent Hanna reviews the media.
Editor Leslie Robinson
Repeated Tuesday at 11.00pm


Unknown: Vincent Hanna
Editor: Leslie Robinson

: New Latinos

Six programmes in which
Clare Hampson meets British people who have made their homes in South
4: Paraguay. A Liverpudlian finds happiness in a country where all the Latin American cliches come true.
Producer Sara Jane Hall


Unknown: Clare Hampson
Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: Desert Island Discs

This week's castaway is Tony Blair. Producer Angie Nehring
Repeated Friday at 9.05am
♦ See This Week: page 7


Unknown: Tony Blair.
Producer: Angie Nehring

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Gardeners' Question Tme

Nigel Colborn , Pippa Greenwood and John Cushnie answer questions posed by gardeners at Worcester College of Higher Education. Chairman Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor
Repeated Wednesday at 11.30am


Unknown: Nigel Colborn
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: Classic Serial: My Brilliant Career

Miles Franklin 's novel, dramatised in two parts by Lavinia Murray. 1: My Unladylike Behaviour
Sybylla attempts to realise her dream of becoming an author by starting work on her autobiography. with Margaret Robertson. Kate Blackham. Darryl Forbes-Dawson , Terence Mann ,
Eilis Hetherington , Hugh Paterson , Robert Lindsay and Brenna Paterson. Pianist David R Smith Director Kate Rowland
Repeated Fnday at 2.00pm


Unknown: Miles Franklin
Unknown: Lavinia Murray.
Unknown: Margaret Robertson.
Unknown: Kate Blackham.
Unknown: Darryl Forbes-Dawson
Unknown: Terence Mann
Unknown: Eilis Hetherington
Unknown: Hugh Paterson
Unknown: Robert Lindsay
Pianist: Brenna Paterson.
Pianist: David R Smith
Director: Kate Rowland
Sybylla: Nicola Quilter
Harold: Stefan Dennis
Aunt Gussie: Judy Corwell
Mother: Judy Corwell
Frank: Louis Hilyer

: Pick of the Week

With Chris Serle. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Chris Serle.

: Analysis

Running Britain
Repeated from Thursday

: Walston Goes Walkabout

2: A Mercedes in Moldova Repeated from Tuesday

: Poetry Please!

Gareth Owen invites visitors to the Cheltenham Festival of Literature to talk about their favourite poems. Readings from Sally Cookson and Bill Wallis. Producer Rob Ketteridge


Unknown: Gareth Owen
Unknown: Sally Cookson
Unknown: Bill Wallis.
Producer: Rob Ketteridge

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley with listeners' comments. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Chris Dunkley

: In Business

Phone Frenzy. As British Telecom prepare to make the biggest telephone merger in the world with MCI, Peter Day asks why? And what is next?. Editor Stephen Chilcott


Unknown: Peter Day
Editor: Stephen Chilcott

: Children's BBC Radio 4: Into the Dark

By Nicholas Wilde , dramatised in three parts by Peter Kerry. 3: The
Seagull. Roly is coming to tea at last, but Matt's pleasure is short-lived. with Valmai Jones and Claude Close
Music Kevin Sergeant. Director Chris Wallis


Unknown: Nicholas Wilde
Unknown: Peter Kerry.
Unknown: Valmai Jones
Director: Chris Wallis
Matt: Alex Carter
Roly: Jamie Lee
Mrs Mason: Sue Johnston

: Booked!

The witty and irreverent literary game. Producer Rob Ketteridge Repeat


Producer: Rob Ketteridge

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Joanna Pinnock. Repeated from Friday


Presented By: Joanna Pinnock.

: A History of Reading in Five Volumes

Repeated from yesterday 4.00pm

: The Board Game

Nigel Cassidy chairs the business quiz. Producer Neil Koenig Repeat


Unknown: Nigel Cassidy
Producer: Neil Koenig

: Costing the Earth

With Mark Whittaker.


Unknown: Mark Whittaker.

: News

: Medicine Now

Presented by Geoff Watts. Repeated from Tuesday


Presented By: Geoff Watts.

: Breakaway

Repeated from yesterday 9.30am

: In Committee

News, views and analysis of events on Parliament's committee corridor.
Presented by Sean Curran. Producer David Browne


Presented By: Sean Curran.
Producer: David Browne

: Seeds of Faith

The late evening office of Compline. Producer Norman Winter


Producer: Norman Winter

: News

: Bells on Sunday

Repeated from 5.50am

: Late Story: The Colonel and the Professor

By David Wong.
Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: David Wong.

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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