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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Ernest Rea.


Unknown: Ernest Rea.

: Today

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


Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: James Jones.

: Letters from Here and There

Five authors recall recent trips abroad. 4: Pescara. With Tim Parks. Producer Duncan Minshull Repeat


Producer: Duncan Minshull

: News

: Start the Week

Melvyn Bragg 's guests this week are the former president of Israel, Chaim Herzog ; James Watson , joint discoverer of the structure of DNA;
Baroness Shirley Williams ; and Ariel Dorfman , author of Death and the Maiden. Producer Olivia Seligman


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Unknown: Chaim Herzog
Unknown: James Watson
Unknown: Baroness Shirley Williams
Unknown: Ariel Dorfman
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: Daily Service

Part of a special series for Lent, with Sister Lavinia Byrne from St. Mary's
Church, Holly Place, Hampstead. Soul of My Sister (Anima Christi); Matthew 7, w7-ll; Panis Angelicus (Franck arr Gant); Holy, Holy, Holy (Nicaea). Director of music Mark Denza.


Unknown: Lavinia Byrne
Music: Mark Denza.

: The Lipman Test

Six programmes in which Maureen Lipman examines seemingly harmless pastimes that are battlegrounds of prejudice, jealousy and ambition. 3: Amateur Entomology Producer Karen Walker


Unknown: Maureen Lipman
Producer: Karen Walker

: On This Day

The news of fifty years ago today.

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray meets the Canadian singer Jane Siberry. Serial: Human
Croquet. Emma Fielding reads the first part of Kate Atkinson 's story, abridged in 13 parts by Doreen Estall.
Editors Sally Feldman and Clare Selerie E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Singer: Jane Siberry.
Unknown: Kate Atkinson
Unknown: Doreen Estall.
Editors: Sally Feldman
Editors: Clare Selerie

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

With Vincent Duggleby. Producer Josh De La Mare LINES OPEN from 10.00am


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby.
Producer: Josh de la Mare

: You and Yours

With Mark Whittaker.


Unknown: Mark Whittaker.

: Counterpoint

Ned Sherrin hosts the first semi-final. Producer Steve Doherty
Repeated Wednesday 6.30pm


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Producer: Steve Doherty

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from Friday

: Waterland: 1: A Bruise upon a Bruise

By Graham Swift. Dramatised in three parts by Steve Chambers.
Starring Roy Marsden as Tom Crick.

One summer's day in 1943, lock-keeper Henry Crick finds a drowned body. Forty years later, his son Tom, a history teacher, begins to tell the strange story of his Fenland family.


Author: Graham Swift.
Dramatised by: Steve Chambers
Director: David Hunter
Tom Crick: Roy Marsden
Young Tom: Tom Bevan
Mary Crick: Deborah Findlay
Young Mary: Lesley Carvello
Henry Crick: Sean Baker
Dick: Peter Gunn
Freddie Parr: Alan Blyton
[Actor]: Chris Pavlo
[Actor]: Colleen Prendergast
[Actor]: Alex Lowe
[Actor]: Christopher Scott
[Actor]: Stephen Thorne
[Actor]: Peter Tuddenham
[Actor]: Rosalind Adams
[Actor]: Ioan Meredith
[Actor]: Patience Tomlinson
[Actor]: Mark Bonnar
[Actor]: Hugh Dickson
[Actor]: Ann Beach

: The Afternoon Shift

With Laurie Taylor. Including the story of a top Chicago thriller writer whose recent bizarre death might have sprung from one of his own novels. Editor Sharon Banoff. PHONE: (0171) [number removed]. E-MAIL: Afternoon.Shift@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Laurie Taylor.
Editor: Sharon Banoff.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Lynne Walker sees two very different versions of the mystery plays and talks to the pianist Joanna MacGregor. Producer Miriam Newman Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Lynne Walker
Pianist: Joanna MacGregor.
Producer: Miriam Newman

: Short Story: An Arrangement in Grey and Black

Susannah York reads Deborah Moggach's story.
Producer Pam Fraser Solomon
(Susannah York stars in Envious Casca, Wednesday 12.25pm)
See This Week: page 13


Reader: Susannah York
Author: Deborah Moggach
Producer: Pam Fraser Solomon

: PM

With Charlie Lee-Potter and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Just a Minute

Repeated from Saturday 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

Mike comes to the rescue. Repeated tomorrow 1.40pm

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper gets cooking in the Rhondda Valley.
Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: The Monday Play: A Year and a Day

By Nick Stafford. A brother and sister discover their estate is bankrupt. With their farm tenants also under pressure, the situation soon becomes unbearable. with Tricia Kelly , Ian Dunn , Alison Pettitt , Stephen Thorne , Gerard McDermott and Tracey-Ann Oberman. Director Claire Grove


Unknown: Nick Stafford.
Unknown: Tricia Kelly
Unknown: Ian Dunn
Unknown: Alison Pettitt
Unknown: Stephen Thorne
Unknown: Gerard McDermott
Unknown: Tracey-Ann OBErman.
Director: Claire Grove
Martin Malador: Nicholas Farrell
Mary Malador: Elaine Claxton
Robert Winter: Robert Harper
Harold Winter: Philip Jackson

: Whippets and Marsupials

First of four audio letters in which two men describe their search for a fresh start in life. Simon and Andy were high-flying middle managers with young families - Andy in Lanchester and Simon in the Adelaide hills of Australia.
But they decided to pack in their jobs, swap houses and begin again. Producer Marc Jobst Repeat

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat of 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Isabel Hilton.


Presenter: Isabel Hilton

: Book at Bedtime: The Lonely Londoners: 1: The Arrival of Sir Galahad

Rudolph Walker reads Trinidadian writer Sam Selvon's classic account of the first West Indians to come to Britain in the fifties, abridged in five parts by Margaret Busby. Moses Aloetta, a Trinidadian in London, goes to meet Henry Oliver, alias Sir Galahad, at the boat-train.


Reader: Rudolph Walker
Author: Sam Selvon
Abridged by: Margaret Busby
Producer: Ralph Rolls

: The Living World

Pole Cat. Lionel Kelleway and John Messenger go looking for this cousin of the weasel and badger in the first of six classic Living Worlds. Producer Mary Colwell (Repeat)
11.00 Education Matters (LW only) Presented by Philippa Dolley. Producer Clare McGinn. PHONE: the Education Matters Hotline on [number removed]


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Unknown: John Messenger
Presented By: Philippa Dolley.
Producer: Clare McGinn.

: Pankhiraj

The Honeymoon Is Over. In the second episode ofTanika Gupta's four-part comedy, Nishith, Sripurna's ex-husband, has been having secret meetings with Malati, and Dida turns up unexpectedly in Manchester. with Souad Faress , Charubala Chokshi , Geoffrey Beevers , Bhasker Patel and David Collings. Director Michelle Matherson Frederick Repeat


Unknown: Souad Faress
Unknown: Charubala Chokshi
Unknown: Geoffrey Beevers
Unknown: Bhasker Patel
Unknown: David Collings.
Director: Michelle Matherson Frederick
Malati: Meera Syal
Rehana: Vinny Dhillon

: News

: The Late Book: The Hobbit: 6: Beorn's Hall

Michael Hordern reads J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy classic, abridged in 15 parts by Brian Sibley. Repeat


Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Reader: Michael Hordern
Abridged by: Brian Sibley
Producer: Dickon Reed

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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