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: News Briefing

: Fanning Today

With Richard Uridge. Producer Steve Peacock


Unknown: Richard Uridge.
Producer: Steve Peacock

: Prayer for the Day

With Canon Noel Vincent.


Unknown: Canon Noel Vincent.

: Today

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


Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Elaine Storkey.

: Beyond the Millennium

Six visionary thinkers tell
Sheena McDonald what they believe life will be like in the year 2010.
4: Crime and Punishment. An abundance of violent crime and the end of community policing are two of the gloomy possibilities envisaged by criminologist Professor Richard Sparks. Producer Clare Csonka


Unknown: Sheena McDonald
Unknown: Professor Richard Sparks.
Producer: Clare Csonka

: News

: Start the Week

With Melvyn Bragg and guests. Producer Olivia Seligman


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: Big Bang

In this edition of the alternative science show, Jez Nelson reports on the competition which hopes to define post-postmodern architecture. Producer Sue Broom E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jez Nelson

: Daily Service

The People That in Darkness Sat (Dundee); Luke 2, w22-32; Nunc
Dimittis (Gibbons); Jesus, Good above All Other (Quern Pastores Laudavere). With the chamber choir of Chetham's
School of Music.
Director of music Martin Bussey


Music: Martin Bussey

: On These Days

Oooh, Dr Kinsey! It is 50 years since the publication of the Kinsey Report. Throughout this week, Sue Limb looks at the history of sex surveys. Producer Lis Roberts
Series editor Lindsay Leonard


Producer: Lis Roberts
Editor: Lindsay Leonard

: Woman's Hour

Sigourney Weaver joins Jenni Murray to discuss her role in The Ice Storm. Serial: Diana's Story, written and read by Deric Longden , abridged in 11 parts by Pat McLoughlin. Part 6. Managing editor Nadine Grieve E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk


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

: Money Box Live: [number removed] 4444

Vincent Duggleby takes calls on an issue affecting personal finance. Producer Josh Delamare LINES: open from 10am


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Josh Delamare

: You and Yours

John Waite investigates listeners' consumer complaints.


Unknown: John Waite

: Counterpoint

Heat five 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 Guto Harri.


Unknown: Guto Harri.

: The Archers

Roy takes legal advice. Repeated from Friday

: A Breath of Fresh Air

By Graeme Fife.
When death stalked the streets of Paris at the time of the French
Revolution, no one was safe - not even the greatest chemist of the day. with John Hollis , Michael Tomlinson , Chris Pavlo , Kim Wall and Alex Lowe Director Martin Jenkins Repeat


Unknown: Graeme Fife.
Unknown: John Hollis
Unknown: Michael Tomlinson
Unknown: Chris Pavlo
Unknown: Kim Wall
Unknown: Alex Lowe
Director: Martin Jenkins
Lavoisier: Henry Goodman
Anne, his wife: Helena Breck
Marat: Anton Lesser
Joseph Priestley: Keith Drinkel
Fourcroy: Robert Harper
Simonne: Colleen Prendergast

: 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


: Kaleidoscope

Lynne Walker visits the Arnolfini in Bristol, Avon, to explore an unusual exhibition in which artists use sound and the voice as art form. She also looks at music publishing, as Oxford University's music press celebrates 75 years. Producer Robert Kettehdge Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Lynne Walker
Producer: Robert Kettehdge

: Short Story: Border Cattle

By John Tunney , read by Ian McElhinney. Back in the twenties, cows were smuggled across the new Irish border to outwit authorities on both sides. Producer Pam Brighton


Unknown: John Tunney
Read By: Ian McElhinney.
Producer: Pam Brighton

: PM

With Clare English and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Test Match Special

West Indies v England
The final day's play in the First Test. For information or retuning advice phone [number removed] Approximate times

: Just a Minute

With Nicholas Parsons and guests. Repeated from Saturday 12.25pm


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons


: The Archers

Graham is very afraid. Repeated tomorrow 1.40pm

: The Food Programme

With Derek Cooper. Revised


Unknown: Derek Cooper.

: The Monday Play: A Valentine for Execution

By Michele Celeste. Complications ensue when an illiterate peasant and her imprisoned lover have to ask other people to transcribe their letters. Starring Michael Maloney as Pedrillo. Director Peter Kavanagh


Unknown: Michele Celeste.
Unknown: Michael Maloney
Director: Peter Kavanagh
Jose-Manuela: Adjoa Andoh
Saul: Pip Donaghy
Padre Miguel: Oliver Cotton

: Empire

The last of four programmes in which Peter Jay reassesses the history of the British Empire. The World Well Lost. Producer Philip Sellars


Unknown: Peter Jay
Producer: Philip Sellars

: Kaleidoscope

Revised repeat from 4.05pm

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Quarantine

Jim Crace 's novel, abridged in ten parts by Pat McLoughlin , read by Sara Kestelman. Part 6.
Producer Pat McLoughlin


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

: The Jaipur Foot

Leslie Forbes travels to India to unravel the mystery of the foot. Producer Matt Thompson Repeat


Unknown: Leslie Forbes
Producer: Matt Thompson

: Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter

Lee Hall 's six-part dramatisation of the comic novel by Mario Vargas Uosa. 5: Pedro's overwork is causing mayhem with the soap operas. with John Sessions , Alex Lowe. Sean Baker , Kim Wall , Jonathan Adams , Chnstopher Scott , Robert Harper , Joanna Monro and Elaine Pyke Director Sally Avens Repeat


Unknown: Lee Hall
Novel By: Mario Vargas Uosa.
Unknown: John Sessions
Unknown: Alex Lowe.
Unknown: Sean Baker
Unknown: Kim Wall
Unknown: Jonathan Adams
Unknown: Chnstopher Scott
Unknown: Robert Harper
Unknown: Joanna Monro
Unknown: Elaine Pyke
Director: Sally Avens
Mario: Tom Hollander
Aunt Julia: Siobhan Redmond

: News

: The Late Book: A Spell of Winter

Helen Dunmore's haunting novel, abridged in eight parts by Oliver Reynolds. Read by Janet Maw. Part 1. Producer Jocelyn Boxall Repeat


Unknown: Oliver Reynolds.
Read By: Janet Maw.
Producer: Jocelyn Boxall

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.

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