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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Roger Hutchings.


Unknown: Roger Hutchings.

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Cristina Odone.
8.40 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Cristina Odone.

: News

: Call Ed Stourton: (0171) [number removed]

Producer Bruce Whitney Low LINES: open from 8am


Producer: Bruce Whitney Low

: Daily Service

On the first day of the handover to China, the Rev Rob Gillion leads a service from St Stephen's Girls'
College, Hong Kong, with the school choir and members of staff. This Is My Father's World; Matthew 13, w44-46; Praise the Lord 0 My Soul.


Unknown: Rob Gillion

: You'll Want for Nowt in Pateley Bridge

Janet Street-Porter has been doing her shopping in Pateley Bridge in North Yorkshire for 20 years. She shares her love of the town, which has resisted tourism and has kept business and culture alive by the force of community spirit. Producer Mary Ward-Lowery Repeated Sunday 5pm


Unknown: Janet Street-Porter
Producer: Mary Ward-Lowery

: On This Day

The news of 50 years ago today, with Geoffrey Wheeler. Mrs Margaret Sanger Slee , the founder of birth control clinics in America, flies in to
Britain to tell European women to stop having babies for the next ten years. Producer Lynne McCadden


Unknown: Geoffrey Wheeler.
Unknown: Mrs Margaret
Unknown: Sanger Slee
Producer: Lynne McCadden

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray talks to Northumbrian pipe player Kathryn Tickell. Serial: A Many Splendoured Thing. Part 7. For details see yesterday


Talks: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Kathryn Tickell.

: Medicine Now

Smoking, drinking and over-eating can all lead to ill health. Geoff Watts investigates why, in spite of all we know, we continue to overindulge. Producer Julia Durbin
Repeated Sunday 10.15pm E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Julia Durbin

: You and Yours

With Lesley Riddoch.


Unknown: Lesley Riddoch.

: Quote.... Unquote

Nigel Rees chairs the popular quiz. Exchanging quotations and anecdotes this week are Patrick
Barlow, Barry Cryer , Ruth Dudley Edwards and George Melly. The reader is Patricia Hughes. Producer Chris Neill


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Ruth Dudley
Unknown: George Melly.
Unknown: Patricia Hughes.
Producer: Chris Neill

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7.05pm

: Thirty-Minute Theatre: Raising Patrick Doherty

Jessica Townsend 's irreverent comedy in which a London-Irish family spend the run-up to their patriarch's burial destroying his reputation, only to be faced with his resurrection.
Director Cathryn Horn


Unknown: Jessica Townsend
Director: Cathryn Horn
Mary Doherty: Maggie McCarthy
Caitriona: Maureen O'Brien
Eileen: Carolyn Jones
Patrick Doherty: John Rogan
Maureen: Tracy Ann OBErman

: At the Foot of the Mountain

The third of four conversations in which Robert Dawson Scott invites a performer to look back on a considerable musical challenge. Few actresses dare to take a one-woman show into the fiercely competitive world of West End theatre. Maria Friedman
gathered songs by the likes of Jacques Brel , Stephen Sondheim and even Kate Bush to create By
Special Arrangement. She reflects on the pressures of taking the stage alone, night after night. Producer John Goudie


Unknown: Robert Dawson Scott
Unknown: Maria Friedman
Unknown: Jacques Brel
Unknown: Stephen Sondheim
Unknown: Kate Bush
Producer: John Goudie

: The Afternoon Shift

With Daire Brehan. Louise Rennison retraces the oldest pilgrimage in the world, from Puenta del Reina to
Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Editor Nadine Grieve
PHONE: (0171) [number removed]
E-MAIL: Afternoon.Shift@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Daire Brehan.
Unknown: Louise Rennison
Editor: Nadine Grieve

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Paul Vaughan reads Grace Notes - Bernard MacLaverty 's first novel since Cal- and celebrates 100 years of the Tate Gallery.
Producer Jerome Weatherald Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: Bernard MacLaverty
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Short Story Chinese Season: Marvels of a Floating City

By Xi Xi, translated by Eva Hung , read by Su-Lin Looi. The wonders of the world's most astonishing city are fleetingly revealed.
Producer Pam Fraser Solomon


Translated By: Eva Hung
Read By: Su-Lin Looi.
Producer: Pam Fraser Solomon

: PM

With Kevin Bocquet.


Unknown: Kevin Bocquet.

: People Like Us

Six comedies in which hapless broadcaster Roy Mallard sets out to give an impression of the day-to-day business of ordinary occupations.
4: The Estate Agent. Mallard takes more than a professional interest in one of his interviewees. With Chris Langham as Roy Mallard , and Sally Phillips. Written by John Morton
Producer Paul Schlesinger Repeat


Unknown: Roy Mallard
Unknown: Chris Langham
Unknown: Roy Mallard
Unknown: Sally Phillips.
Written By: John Morton
Producer: Paul Schlesinger

: News

: The Archers

Lynda works on her atmosphere. Repeated tomorrow 1.40pm

: File on 4

Major issues, changing attitudes and important events at home and abroad. Reporter Mark Whitaker. Producer Kim Barrington Repeated Saturday 5pm


Reporter: Mark Whitaker.
Producer: Kim Barrington

: Science Now

With Peter Evans.
Repeated from Saturday 4.30pm


Unknown: Peter Evans.

: A Life of Crime

Kinky Friedman - author of a series of detective novels featuring a stetson-wearing, cigar-chomping private eye who is more than just his namesakemeets the creators of four other notorious private investigators - Sara Paretsky , Sue Grafton , James Crumley and Lawrence Block. Last in series.
Producer Wendy Pilmer


Unknown: Kinky Friedman
Unknown: Sara Paretsky
Unknown: Sue Grafton
Unknown: James Crumley
Unknown: Lawrence Block.
Producer: Wendy Pilmer

: In Touch

Peter White with news, views and information for visually impaired people. Producer Karen Turner
PHONE: [number removed]
FACTSHEET: send large sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Karen Turner

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat from 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Isabel Hilton.


Presenter: Isabel Hilton

: Book at Bedtime: The Monkey King: Part 7

By Timothy Mo. For details see yesterday


Author: Timothy Mo

: Mediumwave

Repeated from Sunday 11.15am

: Today in Parliament

L W only

: A View from Abroad

Six international writers make a personal exploration of the British culture and landscape.
5: Wild and Sacred Places. American writer Rosaly Roffman casts a poet's eye on west Cornwall in winter. Producer Kate McAII Repeat


Unknown: Rosaly Roffman
Producer: Kate McAii

: News

: The Late Book: The Giant's House

By Elizabeth McCracken. Part 2. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Elizabeth McCracken.

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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.

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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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