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: World News

: Farming Today

With Richard Uridge. Producer Ashley Gething


Unknown: Richard Uridge.
Producer: Ashley Gething

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With the Rt Rev Richard Harries.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Richard Harries.

: Start the Week

With Melvyn Bragg and guests. Producer Ruth Gardiner
Revised repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Ruth Gardiner

: Serial: Before I SayGoodbye

Journalist Ruth Picardie was only 32 when she discovered she had breast cancer. Her frank and funny articles feature in five programmes. Part 1. Producer Jane Dauncey


Unknown: Ruth Picardie
Producer: Jane Dauncey

: Daily Service

New Testament Turkey Pilgrimage
From the Church of St Polycarp, Izmir (Bibilical Smyrna). Presented by the Rev Angela Tilby. Give Me the Wings of Faith to Rise; Revelation 2, w8-ll; Sing, My Tongue, the Glorious Battle; The Strife Is O'er, the Battle Done. Director of music Gordon Stewart.


Unknown: Angela Tilby.
Music: Gordon Stewart.

: Woman's Hour

With Martha Kearney and guests. Postcards: The Last Waltz by Sue Teddern. Partlof5.
Managing editor Nadine Grieve
For Postcards details see 7.45pm repeat E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Martha Kearney
Unknown: Sue Teddern.
Editor: Nadine Grieve

: Last Will and Testament

Four programmes in which Daire
Brehan meets people whose lives have been changed for good or ill by a will.
In this first programme, she hears from People who have found themselves named in a will out of the blue. Producer Bruce Whitney Low


Producer: Bruce Whitney Low

: Chambers

A five-part series of the comedy set in law chambers. 2: The Masons. John Fuller-Carp decides that becoming a Mason will improve his chances of winning cases. Starring John Bird , James Fleet and Sarah Lancashire.
With Jonathan Kydd , Julie Teal , Sanjeev Bhasker and John Rowe. Written by Clive Coleman Producer Paul Schlesinger


Unknown: John Fuller-Carp
Unknown: John Bird
Unknown: Jonathan Kydd
Unknown: Julie Teal
Unknown: Sanjeev Bhasker
Unknown: John Rowe.
Written By: Clive Coleman
Producer: Paul Schlesinger

: You and Yours

Daily consumer news and investigations.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Mastermind

Peter Snow chairs the seventh heat of this year's ritual grilling in the black chair.
Producer Paul Bajoha. Repeated Sunday 1.30pm


Producer: Paul Bajoha.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play:Roy and Daisy

Corin Redgrave 's drama is a vivid account of his grandparents' relationship, which blossomed in south London's music halls in the golden era of Edwardian melodrama. With Corin Redgrave , Kika Markham. Producer Richard Wortley


Unknown: Corin Redgrave
Unknown: Corin Redgrave
Unknown: Kika Markham.
Producer: Richard Wortley

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

Vincent Duggleby takes calls on an issue affecting personal finance. Producer Frances Macdonald LINES OPEN from 1.30pm


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: The Last of the Mohicans

Five people following old traditions to makea living consider theirwork. 1: The Oyster Dredgerman
Producer Julian May and Dave Sheasby


Unknown: Dave Sheasby

: An English PastoralAnthology

The first of four readings by Stella Gonet and Oliver Ford Davies.
Producer Jocelyn Boxall


Unknown: Stella Gonet
Unknown: Oliver Ford Davies.
Producer: Jocelyn Boxall

: The Food Programme

Big business's move into organics. Repeated from Saturday 11am

: Four Comers

Jane Franchi and her guests look behind the international headlines. Producer Amber Dawson


Unknown: Jane Franchi
Producer: Amber Dawson

: PM

With Clare English and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

From the City Varieties music hall in Leeds. With Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor and guest Paul Merton. Humphrey Lyttelton hosts, Colin Sell accompanies. Producer Jon Naismith
Repeated Sunday 12.30pm


Panellist: Barry Cryer
Panellist: Graeme Garden
Panellist: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Panellist: Paul Merton
Chairman: Humphrey Lyttelton
Pianist: Colin Sell
Producer: Jon Naismith

: The Archers

The burden falls on Susan's shoulders.
Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson investigates whether the intricate fiction of Henry James can be transformed into gripping cinema. Producer Alison Perks


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Henry James
Producer: Alison Perks

: Postcards:The Last Waltz

By Sue Teddern. Alison's week in Porthant is a voyage of discovery Parti of 5. with Diana Berriman , Alison Pettitt ,
Christopher Scott , David Brookes. Gerard McDermott , Iwan Thomas and Russell Boulter. Producer Janet Whitaker Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Sue Teddern.
Unknown: Diana Berriman
Unknown: Alison Pettitt
Unknown: Christopher Scott
Unknown: David Brookes.
Unknown: Gerard McDermott
Unknown: Iwan Thomas
Unknown: Russell Boulter.
Producer: Janet Whitaker
Alison: Alice Arnold
Gina: Jane Whittenshaw
Bob Estlick: Sean Arnold

: Great Expectations

Everyday Miracles. The last of three programmes following midwives at work in very different parts of the United Kingdom visits the Hebrides. Producer Alison Vernon-Smith


Producer: Alison Vernon-Smith

: In Business

The World Grown Old. The problem of ageing populations will strike first in Japan. Will it pass Britain by? Peter Day reports. Editor Stephen Chilcott
Repeated Sunday 9.30pm


Unknown: Peter Day
Editor: Stephen Chilcott

: The New Potato Famine

Potatoes are being promoted as a means by which world hunger can be beaten. But could rural communities be hit by a new form of potato blight? Producer Lynne Mennie


Producer: Lynne Mennie

: Start the Week

Revised repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Isobel Hilton.


Unknown: Isobel Hilton.

: Book at Bedtime:A Kind of Loving

By Stan Barstow , read in ten parts by Sean Bean. Part 6.
Producer Dave Sheasby


Unknown: Stan Barstow
Unknown: Sean Bean.
Producer: Dave Sheasby

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from yesterday 7.55am

: Weird Tales from theSlip Road of Urban Paranoia

The Report. The third of Martin Jameson 's darkly satirical dramas. At British Bolt Conglomerates, the management is about to be hit by the latest tool in the downsizing war. with Malcolm Raeburn , Rod Arthur ,
Fergus O'Donnell and Ben Frain. Music composed by Paul Cargill. Director Martin Jameson


Unknown: Martin Jameson
Unknown: Malcolm Raeburn
Unknown: Rod Arthur
Unknown: Fergus O'Donnell
Unknown: Ben Frain.
Composed By: Paul Cargill.
Director: Martin Jameson
Tony: James Fleet
Margot: Helen Atkinson Wood
Brenda: Brigit Forsyth

: Crossing Over

Repeated from Saturday 11.30pm

: News

: The Late Book: About a Boy

By Nick Hornby , abridged in ten parts by Chris Wallis. Reader Stephen Tompkinson. Producer Chris Wallis
+ See This Week: page 6


Unknown: Nick Hornby
Reader: Chris Wallis.
Reader: Stephen Tompkinson.
Producer: Chris Wallis

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.

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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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