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: Bells on Sunday

From York Minster. Repeated at 12.20am

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

On the anniversary of Robert Burns 's birth, Mark Tully presents a celebration of Scottish art and literature through the centuries. Producer Beveriey McAinsh Repeated at 11.15pm


Unknown: Robert Burns
Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Beveriey McAinsh

: News

: Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

Oliver Walston talks arable farming and ice cream with the Chappell family of South Yorkshire. Producer Alasdair Cross


Talks: Oliver Walston
Producer: Alasdair Cross

: Sunday

Gerry Northam presents 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 M60 1SJ E-MAIL: sunday@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Gerry Northam
Producer: Phil Pegum.

: Felicity Finch

speaks for the Week's Good Cause about a charity which works to make life better for pregnant women, new parents and their babies. DONATIONS: Maternity Alliance,
[address removed] CREDIT CARDS: (0171) [number removed]or (0171) [number removed]

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

By Alistair Cooke. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Morning Service

At the end of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Canon John Young leads an ecumenical service from
Southlands Methodist Church, York, with the One Voice choir. John 17, W13-23. Directors of music Rachel Gray and Heather Richardson.


Unknown: Canon John Young
Music: Rachel Gray
Music: Heather Richardson.

: The Archers

: Mediumwave

Roger Bolton reviews the media. Producer Sarah Eldridge Repeated Tuesday llpm


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Sarah Eldridge

: A Tale of Six Cities

Writer and anthropologist Margaret Visser sets out to discover differences and similarities between the countries of Europe. 1: Space From the Ramblas in Barcelona, a look at the extent to which we mould the space of the cities we live in, and how we are shaped by them.


Unknown: Margaret Visser

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway is Helena Kennedy QC.
Producer Angie Nehring Repeated Friday 9.05am


Unknown: Helena Kennedy Qc.
Producer: Angie Nehring

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Gardeners' Question Time

John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Geoffrey Smith answer questions sent in by post. With chairman Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor
Repeated Wednesday 11.30am


Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: Classic Serial: War and Peace

The conclusion of Leo Tolstoy 's epic novel, dramatised in ten parts by Marcy Kahan and Mike Walker. It is 1812, and Kutuzov has withdrawn to beyond Moscow, leaving Napoleon no alternative but to retreat. As
"General Winter" takes hold, his dream of conquest turns to nightmare in a desperate dash for the Russian border. For cast list see repeat billing on Friday 2pm


Unknown: Leo Tolstoy
Unknown: Marcy Kahan
Unknown: Mike Walker.

: Pick of the Week

With Chris Serle.
Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Chris Serle.

: Analysis

One Land, Many Cultures?
Britain and France have very different attitudes to ethnic and religious minorities. Sarah Spencer considers both approaches.
Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Sarah Spencer

: Watch Out for the Jellyfish

Former defence secretary
Michael Portillo revisits Kirkcaldy in Fife, where he spent his childhood summers. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Michael Portillo

: Poetry Please!

Ian McMillan and Susan Wicks introduce poetry celebrating the sense of sight.
Producer Christine Hall


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Susan Wicks
Producer: Christine Hall

: Feedback

Chris Dunkiey with listeners' comments on BBC programming. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Chris Dunkiey

: God on the Couch

Ignorance Is Bliss. The last of four programmes in which psychologist Aric Sigman explores religion. Producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Aric Sigman
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Children's BBC Radio 4: Ice

Martin Jameson 's three-part retelling of The Snow Queen.
2: Michelle is sure her brother has been abducted by aliens. But what would they be doing in Manchester? with Bradley Lavelle and Christopher Wright Director Sally Avens


Unknown: Martin Jameson
Unknown: Bradley Lavelle
Unknown: Christopher Wright
Director: Sally Avens
Michelle: Tara Pendergast
Novod Scaa: Ishia Bennison-
Mum: Ishia Bennison-
Gary: Gerard McDermott
Goboblin: Gerard McDermott
Bandit: Miles Anderson
Stash: Vincent Davies

: Breakaway

The latest holiday and travel news. Repeated from yesterday 9.30am

: Language Extras

8.00 Get By in Greece
With Daire Brehan.

8.45 Suenos 2: Suplemento Economico
With Robert Elms. (Repeat)

9.15 Voyage dans les Archives
With Chantal Cuer. (Repeat)

9.30 Italianissimo 2
With Mark Curry. (Repeat)


Presenter (Get By in Greece): Daire Brehan
Producer (Get By in Greece): Chris Stone
Presenter (Suenos 2): Robert Elms
Producer (Suenos 2): Mick Webb
Presenter (Voyage dans les Archives): Chantal Cuer
Producer (Voyage dans les Archives): Merilyn Harris
Presenter (Italianissimo 2): Mark Curry
Producer (Italianissimo 2): Nadine Welter

: The Natural History Programme

With Joanna Pinnock.
Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Joanna Pinnock.

: That's History

With Gerry Northam.
Repeated from yesterday 4pm


Unknown: Gerry Northam.

: A Good Read

Tom Watt and Judy Simpson talk to Thomas Sutcliffe about their favourite paperbacks. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Tom Watt
Unknown: Judy Simpson
Unknown: Thomas Sutcliffe

: Costing the Earth

A look behind the news at the issues affecting the environment. Revised repeat from Wednesday

: News

: Medicine Now

With Geoff Watts.
Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Geoff Watts.

: In Committee

Robert Orchard reports on the investigations mounted by the select committees of MPs and Peers.
Producer David Browne


Producer: David Browne

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.10am

: News

: Bells on Sunday

Repeated from 5.50am

: The Late Story: Snow

By Kate Barry , read by Niamh Cusack. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Kate Barry
Read By: Niamh Cusack.

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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