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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Andrew Morton.


Unknown: Andrew Morton.

: Today

With Alex Brodie and James Naughtie.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With the Rt Rev Tom Butler.


Unknown: Alex Brodie
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Tom Butler.

: A Moment's Liberty

Three excerpts from the diaries of Virgina Woolf, read by Eileen Atkins.
3: The War. The outbreak of the Second
World War and the death of so many of Woolf's contemporaries had a devastating effect on her mental health.


Read By: Eileen Atkins.

: News

: Midweek

The last of the present series, with Libby Purves and guests. Producer Ronni Davis


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Ronni Davis

: Daily Service

O God, Our Help in Ages Past (St Anne); Exodus 15, wl-8; I Will Sing unto the Lord (Purcell); Let All the World (Luckington). Director of music Gareth Green.


Music: Gareth Green.

: Survivors

Six new investigations that begin with a piece of documentary evidence. 4: James's Story. Uganda 1981: Plain-clothes men destroyed James's idyllic childhood. They slaughtered his family and their servants. James escaped the killing only to be held in a cell with 20 others for two years. His captors beat him for information about his father's anti-government activities. Finally ransomed, the scarred James attempted to resume a normal life, beginning his O-levels. But the soldiers came looking for him again. Producer Mark Burman


Producer: Mark Burman

: On This Day

The news of 50 years ago today.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray.
Serial: Close Relations (8). For details see Monday


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: Gardeners' Question Time

Repeated from Sunday 2pm
FACTSHEET: send A5 sae marked 19/97 to Gardeners' Question Time Factsheet. [address removed]

: You and Yours

With Lesley Riddoch.


Unknown: Lesley Riddoch.

: The Oldest Member

Maurice Denham stars as the doyen of Prior's Heath Golf Club in a series of six stories by PG Wodehouse .
2: Farewell to Legs. With Joe Dunlop, Glynis Brooks, Stephen Kemble and Robert Bathurst.
Dramatised by Edward Taylor, Michael Pointon. Producer Edward Taylor


Unknown: Maurice Denham
Stories By: PG Wodehouse
Unknown: Joe Dunlop
Unknown: Glynis Brooks
Unknown: Stephen Kemble
Unknown: Robert Bathurst.
Dramatised By: Edward Taylor.
Dramatised By: Michael Pointon
Producer: Edward Taylor

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: The Hydro

Ronald Frame's four-part entertainment is set in a luxury hotel in the Scottish Highlands and stars Eliza Langland as Fee and David Rintoul as David.
3: A violinist has stage fright on the eve of the Edinburgh Festival.
Director Patrick Rayner


Unknown: David Rintoul
Director: Patrick Rayner
Mrs Kirkpatrick: Sheila Donald
Marjorie Drummond: Ann Scott-Jones
Laura: Wendy Seager
Dunbar: Finlay McLean
Kirsty: Gayanne Potter
Calum: Geoffrey Lee
Kozak: James Bryce
Drummond: Crawford Logan

: Treasure Islands

With Michael Rosen. Author Jacqueline Wilson lines up books for youngsters who do not or will not read.
Producer Jill Burridge


Unknown: Michael Rosen.
Unknown: Jacqueline Wilson
Producer: Jill Burridge

: The Afternoon Shift

With Daire Brehan.


Unknown: Daire Brehan.

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Gambaccini sees When We Were
Kings, this year's Oscar-winning documentary about Muhammad Ali , and a stage version of Disney's Beauty and the Beast.
Producer Edwina Wolstencroft
Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Unknown: Muhammad Ali
Producer: Edwina Wolstencroft

: Short Story: Brother's Keeper

By Melissa Murray, read by Christopher Scott. A man walks into a hospital and claims he has the power to heal.


Author: Melissa Murray
Reader: Christopher Scott.
Producer: Elaine Pickford

: PM

With Chris Lowe and Nigel Wrench.

: Brain of Britain

Repeated from Monday 12.25pm

: News

: The Archers

Sean puts two and two together. Repeated tomorrow 1.40pm

: Face the Facts

John Waite returns with his team to follow up listeners' complaints.
Editor Graham Ellis. Repeated tomorrow 9.05am WRITE TO: Face the Facts, BBC Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA E-MAIL: ftf@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: John Waite
Editor: Graham Ellis.

: 20/20: a View of the Century

Michael Ignatieff presents the last five programmes in the series examining the impact of the last 100 years on people's lives and ideas.
16: Moving. How has mass migration changed people's views of the world and their concepts of home? Producer Nigel Acheson


Unknown: Michael Ignatieff
Producer: Nigel Acheson

: Your Place or Mine?

Eight documentaries made through collaborations between programme-makers from four countries.
1: An Apology. In British Columbia, a woman is raped in her home. During the ordeal, she talks to her attacker.
Two months later, she hears a noise - he has come to apologise. Reporter Tricia Naylor.
Editor Sharon Banoff


Reporter: Tricia Naylor.
Editor: Sharon Banoff

: Costing the Earth

In the last in an eight-part environmental series, Mark Whittaker visits Hong Kong.
Producer Sera LefroyOwen. Rptd Sunday 9.30pm


Unknown: Mark Whittaker
Producer: Sera Lefroyowen.

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat from 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Isabel Hilton.


Unknown: Isabel Hilton.

: Book at Bedtime: The Grass Is Singing

3: Marriage and the Homestead For details see Monday

: Late-Night Opening Elvis 2 Oasis

11.00 Steve Punt chairs the music discussion programme, with guests TV presenter Annabel Giles , comedian Johnny Vaughan and pianist Richard Vranch. Producer Liz Anstee


Unknown: Steve Punt
Presenter: Annabel Giles
Unknown: Johnny Vaughan
Pianist: Richard Vranch.
Producer: Liz Anstee

: Kathmandu or Bust

A six-part comedy by David Napthine and Mike Yeaman.
4: The Truck Stops Here. The travellers are lost in the middle of Uzbekistan.
Producer Lissa Evans Repeat


Comedy By: David Napthine
Comedy By: Mike Yeaman.
Producer: Lissa Evans
Petra: Michelle Chadwick
Joan: Sarah Crowden
Simon: David Haig
Callum: Forbes Masson
Trigger: Richard Ridings
Ellie: Lolly Susi
Mechanic: Peter Serafinowicz

: News

: The Late Book: Behind the Scenes at the Museum

By Kate Atkinson. Part 8. For details see Monday


Unknown: Kate Atkinson.

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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