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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Roy Jenkins.


Unknown: Roy Jenkins.

: Farming Today

With Rachel Morgan. Producer Ashley Gething


Unknown: Rachel Morgan.
Producer: Ashley Gething

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Sister Lavinia Byrne.
8.35 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Lavinia Byrne.

: The Choice

Michael Buerk talks to people who have faced a life-changing choice. He hears about the dilemma and about living with the consequences. Producer Christine Morgan Repeated at 9.30pm


Talks: Michael Buerk
Producer: Christine Morgan

: Going, Going, Gone

Five programmes rummaging through the wares at auctions. 2: The lost property auction at Stalybridge, Cheshire. Producer Paula McGinley


Producer: Paula McGinley

: Serial: Before I Say Goodbye

Part 2. For details see yesterday

: Daily Service

New Testament Turkey Pilgrimage.
From the Grand Theatre of Pergamum, presented by the Rev Stephen Shipley. At the Name of Jesus; Revelation 2, W12-17; He that Shall Endure to the End: We Rest on Thee. Director of music Gordon Stewart.


Unknown: Stephen Shipley.
Music: Gordon Stewart.

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Martha Kearney.
Postcards: The Last Waltz. Part 2. For details see yesterday
Postcards repeated at 7.45pm


Introduced By: Martha Kearney.

: Every Breath You Take

Ian Peacock examines the numerous myths surrounding breath and explores how instincts, beliefs and fears about breathing affect our lives. Producer Sally Flatman Repeat


Unknown: Ian Peacock
Producer: Sally Flatman

: The Emerald GreenShow

Lisselle Kayla 'sfour-part comedy series about an ambitious black girl whose dream of becoming a chat show queen almost comes true. Starring Llewella Gideon. 2: Cut!
Emerald's illusions of glamour and fame are shattered when she meets her producer. with Dean Hill and Iwan Thomas Director Pam Fraser Solomon


Unknown: Lisselle Kayla
Unknown: Llewella Gideon.
Unknown: Dean Hill
Unknown: Iwan Thomas
Director: Pam Fraser Solomon
Tristram: Jonathan Firth
Eunice: Sheila Reid
David: Jonathan Keeble

: You and Yours

Daily consumer news and investigations.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Full Orchestra

Tommy Pearson presents the quiz in which musicians from Britain's leading orchestras compete against each other. Producer Emma Kingsley


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Producer: Emma Kingsley

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: And the Birds Are Still Singing

By Nick Fisher.
When a young couple visit an old house with a view to buying it, they are unaware of the memories of 80 years contained within it. with Jamie Glover and Geraldine Alexander


Writer: Nick Fisher
Unknown: Jamie Glover
Unknown: Geraldine Alexander
Director: Richard Wortley
Woman: Freda Dowie
Justin: Kim Wall

: The Exchange (0171) [number removed]

Robin Lustig invites your views on today's topical issue. Producer Jane O'Rourke
LINES OPEN from 1.30pm


Unknown: Robin Lustig
Producer: Jane O'Rourke

: The Last of theMohicans

2: The Little Mester For details see yesterday

: An English PastoralAnthology

Part 2.
For details see yesterday
Repeated Saturday 12.30am

: The Learning Curve

In Adult Learners Week, Libby Purves looks at summer academies for adults.
And Dame Judi Dench reveals why men with pale blue eyes and receding chins are not to be trusted.
Producer Anne Freeman and Clare McGinn PHONE: [number removed]
E-MAIL: the.learning.curve@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Libby Purves
Unknown: Dame Judi Dench
Producer: Anne Freeman
Producer: Clare McGinn

: Shop Talk

Conversation about issues in business and technology. With Heather Payton and guests. Producer Simon Crow


Unknown: Heather Payton
Producer: Simon Crow

: PM

With Clare English and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: The Cheese Shop Presents....

The Butter Factor
New programmes from the comedy team of Gerard Foster , Dave Lamb ,
Gordon Southern, Tim Verrinder , Ben Ward and Richard Webb. Contributors include agony uncle Steve Davis and singer/songwriter Ted Ruby. Producer Adam Tandy


Unknown: Gerard Foster
Unknown: Dave Lamb
Unknown: Tim Verrinder
Unknown: Ben Ward
Unknown: Richard Webb.
Unknown: Steve Davis
Songwriter: Ted Ruby.
Producer: Adam Tandy

: The Archers

Eric needs a hand.
Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson meets writer Russell
Banks, whose latest novel looks back at 19th-century America. Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Postcards:The Last Waltz

BySueTeddern.Part2. Repeated from 10.45am For details see yesterday

: Where Have All the Flowers Gone?

In Britain we are now buying more cut flowers and pot plants than ever before, and we remain hooked on gardening as a pastime. Yet all is not rosy in the horticulture industry, and the "English" roses we buy are more likely to have come from Kenya or Morocco. Presented by Helen Hughes.


Presented by: Helen Hughes

: In Touch

Peter White with news for visually impaired people.
Producer Karen Turner
PHONE: [number removed] for more information


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Karen Turner

: Case Notes

A no-nonsense look at what the healthcare system can offer us.
In this edition, Graham Easton finds out about drug trials. Producer Julia Durbin
Repeated tomorrow 4pm E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Graham Easton
Producer: Julia Durbin

: The Choice

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Isobel Hilton .


Unknown: Isobel Hilton

: Book at Bedtime:A Kind of Loving

By Stan Barstow. Part 7. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Stan Barstow.

: On the Town with the League of Gentlemen

Perrier Award winners Mark Gatiss, Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton and Jeremy Dyson star in a blackly comic sketch show in six parts, set in the town of Spent.
Producer Sarah Smith


Unknown: Mark Gatiss
Unknown: Reece Shearsmith
Unknown: Steve Pemberton
Unknown: Jeremy Dyson
Producer: Sarah Smith

: Talking Pictures

Radio 4's film programme with Russell Davies. Repeated from Saturday 5.30pm


Unknown: Russell Davies.

: News

: The Late Book: About a Boy

By Nick Hornby. Part 2. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Nick Hornby.

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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