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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With Rabbi Dr Jonathan Romain.


Unknown: Dr Jonathan Romain.

: Today

Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day with Gabrielle Cox.


Unknown: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: James Naughtie.

: No Man Is an Island

4: Letter from the North. Fergal Keane examines the pain at the heart of Ireland's history and the sectarian feuding which has dominated the history of Ulster. Producer Tony Grant


Unknown: Fergal Keane
Producer: Tony Grant

: News

: Start the Week

With Melvyn Bragg and guests. Producer Olivia Seligman


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: Dear Diary

Michael Schmidt is director of Manchester-based publishing company Carcanet, whose offices were destroyed by a terrorist bomb in June. His diary records the piecing together of the company and the city centre over the last six months. Producer Sara Davies


Unknown: Michael Schmidt
Producer: Sara Davies

: Daily Service

The Castle. An exploration of the cultivation of the interior life, presented throughout the week by Canon Colin Semper of Westminster Abbey. Romans 8, w26-27.
Director of music Gareth Green.


Music: Gareth Green.

: On This Day

The news of exactly 50 years ago. Producer Susan Greenhaigh
Series editor Gaynor Vaughan Jones


Producer: Susan Greenhaigh
Editor: Gaynor Vaughan Jones

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue Cameron . Serial:
Air and Angels. Hannah Gordon reads Susan Hill 's story, abridged in 12 parts by Meg Clarke (5).
Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selerie
WEB SITE: http://www.bbcnc.org.uk/radio/ radio4/womans_hour/index.html


Introduced By: Sue Cameron
Unknown: Hannah Gordon
Unknown: Susan Hill
Unknown: Meg Clarke
Editors: Sally Feldman
Editors: Clare Selerie

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

Vincent Duggleby with the latest news from the world of personal finance. Producer Frances Macdonald LINES OPEN from 10.00am


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: You and Yours

With Mark Whittaker.


Unknown: Mark Whittaker.

: The Heritage Quiz

In the final programme of the series. Sue MacGregor plunders Britain's cultural inheritance to test Denise
Coffey, Christopher Cook , Philippa Gregory and Michael Schmidt. Producer Gillian Hush


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Philippa Gregory
Unknown: Michael Schmidt.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from Friday

: Wallis - the Life and Legends of Wallis Simpson

By Elizabeth Proud. 2: Tea for Two Whilst Maitre Blum increases her control over Wallis, memories return of her marriage to Ernest Simpson and her manipulation of London society in order to meet the Prince of Wales. with Sara Coward , Susan Bovell , Sunny
Ormonde, William Dufris and Teresa Gallagher Pianist Harold Rich. Director Sue Wilson


Unknown: Elizabeth Proud.
Unknown: Maitre Blum
Unknown: Ernest Simpson
Unknown: Sara Coward
Unknown: Susan Bovell
Unknown: William Dufris
Pianist: Teresa Gallagher
Pianist: Harold Rich.
Director: Sue Wilson
Wallis: Stockard Channing
Prince of Wales: Christopher Cazenove
Maitre Blum: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Ernest Simpson: Stephen Thorne
Perry: Christopher Scott
â–  Douglas: David Monico
Aunt Bessie: Helen Horton

: The Afternoon Shift

With Laurie Taylor and guests.


Unknown: Laurie Taylor

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Lynne Walker sees a new production of Lady Windermere's 's Fan at the Royal Exchange in Manchester. Producer Ann Marie O'Callaghan Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Lynne Walker
Producer: Ann Marie O'Callaghan

: Short Story: Language Lessons

By Lise Leroux. Sometimes a second language can be useful especially if you are a woman skydiver taking the plunge at 17,000 feet! Read by Buffy Davis. Producer Jocelyn Boxall


Unknown: Lise Leroux.
Read By: Buffy Davis.
Producer: Jocelyn Boxall

: PM

With Charlie Lee-Potter and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

Repeated from Saturday 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

Shula considers her options. Repeated tomorrow at 1.40pm

: The Food Programme

Repeated from Friday

: The Monday Play: Holy Secrets

Written by John Waters. A priest dies suspiciously in a small Irish village and a united front develops to obscure the causes.
Written by John Waters. Director Pam Brighton


Written By: John Waters.
Written By: John Waters.
Ted: Tony Doyle
Timothy: Luke Griffin
MrsDawson: Geraldine Plunkett
Jennifer: Emma O'Neill
Undertaker: David Kelly
Doctor: Denys Hawthorne
Pnest: Pat Laffan
Bishop: Ian McElhinney
Reporter: Stuart Graham
Sergeant: Frank Laverty
MrsBligh: Marie Jones
Bishop's Housekeeper: Margaret D'Arcy
Drunk: Mark Mulholland
Chairwoman: Stella McCusker
Secretary: Jj Murphy

: Better than Sex

A series in which different writers each celebrate a sensual experience that gives them intense pleasure.
3: Anna Pavord on the taste of pears. Producer Beaty Rubens Repeat


Unknown: Anna Pavord
Producer: Beaty Rubens

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Great Pursuit

Tom Sharpe 's comic novel set in the world of publishing. Abridged in ten parts by John Scotney. Read by Willie Rushton.
Producer Paul Schlesinger


Unknown: Tom Sharpe
Unknown: John Scotney.
Read By: Willie Rushton.
Producer: Paul Schlesinger

: Sentimental Journey

Six personal travel experiences.
3: Edmund White , writer and critic, is probably best known for his books about growing up gay in America. But during the seventies he left New York in search of la dolce vita in Rome. What he found there was a deeply conservative society. He makes a return visit with Arthur Smith. Producer Vibeke Venema Repeat


Unknown: Edmund White
Unknown: Arthur Smith.

: Education Matters

Phillippa Dolley presents the last in the current series. Are our children learning too much too quickly? Producer Clare McGinn


Unknown: Phillippa Dolley
Producer: Clare McGinn

: Airport

More comedy from the staff of the worst airport in Britain. Lyndon has his eye on the coveted "Employee of the Month" award. With Michael Buffong, Roger Griffiths , Llewella Gideon. Felix Dexter. Jo Martin , Josephine Melville and Eddie Nestor. Producer Gareth Edwards Repeat


Unknown: Michael Buffong,
Unknown: Roger Griffiths
Unknown: Llewella Gideon.
Unknown: Felix Dexter.
Unknown: Jo Martin
Unknown: Eddie Nestor.
Producer: Gareth Edwards

: News

: The Late Book: Carol

Zoe Wanamaker reads the llth part of Patricia Highsmith 's powerful love story, abridged in 12 parts by Janys Chambers.
Producer Claire Grove Repeat


Unknown: Zoe Wanamaker
Unknown: Patricia Highsmith
Producer: Claire Grove Repeat

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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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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