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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

With Richard Sanders. Producer Karen Gregor


Unknown: Richard Sanders.
Producer: Karen Gregor

: Prayer for the Day

j With the Rev Norman Winter.


Unknown: Norman Winter.

: Today

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


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: Beyond the Millennium

Six visionary thinkers tell Sheena McDonald what life will be like in the year 2010. 3: The Brain
How near will we be to finding a cure for Alzheimer's Disease? And will we be able to change personality?
Neuroscientist Floyd Bloom from the Scripps Institute in California makes some informed predictions.
Producer Clare Csonka


Unknown: Sheena McDonald
Unknown: Floyd Bloom
Producer: Clare Csonka

: News

: Start the Week

Melvyn Bragg and guests engage in lively conversation.
Producer Olivia Seligman


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: Big Bang

In the alternative science show, Jez Nelson looks at some of the less obvious routes of evolution. Producer Sue Broom
E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jez Nelson

: Daily Service

From St George's Church, Beckenham. Father, Hear the Prayer We Offer
(Sussex); Genesis 22, wl-8; 0, For a Closer Walk with God (Stanford); Let All the World (Luckington).
Director of music Nigel Groome.


Music: Nigel Groome.

: On These Days

Throughout the week, Laurie Taylor looks back over the 25-year history of the Open University.
Series editor Lindsay Leonard


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Editor: Lindsay Leonard

: Woman's Hour

Topical chat and features from a woman's point of view, introduced by Jenni Murray. Serial: Diana's Story, written and read by Deric Longden , abridged in ten parts by Pat McLoughlin. Part 1.
Managing editor Nadine Grieve
* E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk


Introduced By: Jenni Murray.
Read By: Deric Longden
Unknown: Pat McLoughlin.
Editor: Nadine Grieve

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

Vincent Duggleby takes calls on an issue affecting personal finance. Producer Frances Macdonald LINES OPEN from 10am


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: You and Yours

With Mark Whittaker.


Unknown: Mark Whittaker.

: Counterpoint

Heat 4 of the general knowledge music quiz hosted by Ned Sherrin. 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

: Slow Burn

The conclusion of John Harvey's two-part drama.
A charred body has been found in the remains of Jimmy Nolan's city-centre jazz club. DI Charlie Resnick's team are called to the scene of another deadly conflagration. Is there a link?


[Actor]: John Harvey
[Actor]: Jimmy Nolan
[Actor]: Charlie Resnick
[Actress]: Kate Eaton
[Actor]: John Rowe
[Actress]: Rachel Atkins
[Actress]: Alison Pettitt
[Actor]: Gerard McDermott
[Actor]: Alastair Danson
[Actor]: Iwan Thomas
[Actress]: Jenny Lee
Saxophonist: Mark Lockheart
Director: David Hunter
Charlie Resnick: Philip Jackson
Graham Millington: Sean Baker

: The Afternoon Shift

With Laurie Taylor.
Daily editor John Watkins PHONE: (0171) [number removed]
E-MAIL: Afternoon.Shift@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Laurie Taylor.
Editor: John Watkins

: News

: Kaleidoscope

Lynne Walker considers the music of America, as concerts in the "Inventing America" season start at the Barbican.
Plus a review of Mark Kurlansky 's Cod, which spans 1,000 years of fishing, cooking and exploration. Producer Robyn Read
Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Lynne Walker
Unknown: Mark Kurlansky

: Short Story: Australia Day

By Peter Risden , read by Veronica Lang. Producer Sara Davies


Unknown: Peter Risden
Read By: Veronica Lang.
Producer: Sara Davies

: PM

With Clare English and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Just a Minute

With Nicholas Parsons and guests. Repeated from Saturday 12.25pm


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons

: News

: The Archers

An invitation to the dance. Repeated tomorrow 1.40pm

: The Food Programme

With Derek Cooper.


Unknown: Derek Cooper.

: The Monday Play: Undine

By Kara Miller. Undine takes up an offer of marriage from an agency in Barbados. But she is not prepared for what is in store when she comes to England to wed Mr Nichols. wrth Heather Imani , Ashley Miller. Terry Molloy , Anthony Ofoegbu. Lorna Laidlaw , Burt Caesar. Mark Finn and Sunny Ormonde Director Kristine Landon-Smith


Unknown: Kara Miller.
Unknown: Mr Nichols.
Unknown: Heather Imani
Unknown: Ashley Miller.
Unknown: Terry Molloy
Unknown: Anthony Ofoegbu.
Unknown: Lorna Laidlaw
Unknown: Burt Caesar.
Unknown: Mark Finn
Unknown: Sunny Ormonde
Director: Kristine Landon-Smith
Undine: Kara Miller
Judith: Marassa Jcole

: Empire

Four programmes in which Peter Jay reassesses the history of the British Empire. 3: Over Palm and Pine Was the creation of the British
Empire a catalogue of exploitation and a shattering of national pride, or a civilising revolution carried out with the willing collaboration of the subject peoples? Producer Philip Sellars


Unknown: Peter Jay
Producer: Philip Sellars

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat from 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Isabel Hilton.


Unknown: Isabel Hilton.

: Book at Bedtime: Quarantine

Jim Crace 's Whitbread Prize-winning novel, abridged in ten parts by Pat McLoughlin , read by Sara Kestelman. Producer Pat McLoughlin


Unknown: Jim Crace
Unknown: Pat McLoughlin
Read By: Sara Kestelman.
Producer: Pat McLoughlin

: In the Grip of the Glossies

Marriage and Marital Bliss? In the last of four programmes, Liz Lochhead looks to the women's magazines of the past 40 years in search of the secrets of marital harmony. Readers Jessica Martin and Robert Hartley. Producer Sally Flatman Repeat


Unknown: Liz Lochhead
Readers: Jessica Martin
Readers: Robert Hartley.
Producer: Sally Flatman

: Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter

Lee Hall 's six-part dramatisation of the comic novel by Mario Vargas Llosa. 4: Pedro's soap operas cause a diplomatic incident. And he becomes privy to the secret affair between Mario and Julia. with John Sessions. Alex Lowe. Robert Harper. Kim Wall , Jonathan Adams and Colleen Prendergast. Director Sally Avens Repeat


Unknown: Lee Hall
Novel By: Mario Vargas Llosa.
Unknown: John Sessions.
Unknown: Alex Lowe.
Unknown: Robert Harper.
Unknown: Kim Wall
Unknown: Jonathan Adams
Unknown: Colleen Prendergast.
Director: Sally Avens
Mario: Tom Hollander
Aunt Julia: Siobhan Redmond

: News

: The Late Book: Sweet Dreams

Michael Frayn 's celestial satire, abridged in seven parts and read by Martin Jarvis. Part 3.
Producer Paul Kent


Unknown: Michael Frayn
Read By: Martin Jarvis.
Producer: Paul Kent

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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