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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 John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With the Rt Rev Tom Butler , Bishop of Leicester.
8.35 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Tom Butler

: Midweek

With Libby Purves and guests. Producer Ronni Davis
Revised repeat 9.30pm


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Ronni Davis

: Serial: Before I Say Goodbye

Part 3. For details see Monday

: Daily Service

New Testament Turkey Pilgrimage
From the Byzantine Church at Sardis.
Presented by Dr Pauline Webb. The God of Abraham Praise; Revelation 3, wl-6; Wake, O Wake! With Tidings Thrilling;
Through the Night of Doubt and Sorrow. Director of music Gordon Stewart.


Presented By: Dr Pauline Webb.
Music: Gordon Stewart.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray and guests.
Postcards: The Last Waltz. Part 3. Postcards repeated at 7.45pm For details see Monday


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: Messages to Myself

The second of five programmes bringing alive the personal diaries of ordinary people. After losing his house to the bank, architect Andrew Golland and his family decided to try to make it big in California. But the American Dream was soon to become a nightmare as the family tried to survive through earthquakes, gunfights, eviction, disastrous car purchases and the insanity of west coast life.
Producers Susan Breen and Martin Weitz


Unknown: Andrew Golland
Producers: Susan Breen
Producers: Martin Weitz

: The Radio Detectives

Five programmes about popular radio detectives. 1: Send for Paul Temple
Detective aficionado Professor Jeffrey Richards revisits the world of that indomitable husband-and-wife team
Paul and Steve Temple, the creation of radio dramatist Francis Durbridge , who died last month. Producer Jon Rolph


Unknown: Professor Jeffrey Richards
Dramatist: Francis Durbridge
Producer: Jon Rolph

: You and Yours

Consumer news and investigations.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Guess What?

Barry Took presents a revised version of the popular radio parlour game Twenty Questions. Regular team member Geoffrey Durham is joined by Nigel Dempster and Frances Edmonds. Written by Michael Dines. Producer Andy Aliffe


Unknown: Barry Took
Unknown: Nigel Dempster
Unknown: Frances Edmonds.
Written By: Michael Dines.
Producer: Andy Aliffe

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play:Jerusalem North West

In Vanessa Rosenthal 's evocative play, a Jewish convert looks back over her life and remembers the man she once fell in love with. Despite the difficulties and differences of faith, did love conquer all? with Ann Rye. Russell Dixon. Thelma Ruby. Vanessa Rosenthal , Christine Mackie , Tara Pendergast and Holly Grainger Director Nandita Ghose


Unknown: Vanessa Rosenthal
Unknown: Ann Rye.
Unknown: Russell Dixon.
Unknown: Thelma Ruby.
Unknown: Vanessa Rosenthal
Unknown: Christine MacKie
Unknown: Tara Pendergast
Unknown: Holly Grainger
Director: Nandita Ghose
Maggie: Sarah Lancashire
Harry: David Fleesman
Older Maggie: Brigit Forsyth

: Gardeners'Question Time

With chairman Eric Robson. Repeated from Sunday 2pm


Unknown: Eric Robson.

: The Last of theMohicans

3: The Gold Miner
For details see Monday

: An English PastoralAnthology

Part 3.
For details see Monday
Repeated Sunday 12.30am

: Case Notes

With Graham Easton.
Repeated from yesterday 9pm


Unknown: Graham Easton.

: Thinking Allowed

Rituals, traditions and conventions are under threat as Laurie Taylor invites his guests to think the unthinkable about society and the ideas that shape it. Producer Tom Alban
E-MAIL: thinking.allowed@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Tom Alban

: PM

With Clare English and Charlie Lee-Potter .


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter

: The Alan Davies Show

Alan Davies stars in his own sitcom.
Alan Francis and Ronnie Ancona play his long-suffering friends Murray and Kate as they all try to sort out this week's dilemma.
Written by Alan Davies , Tony Roche and Ben Silburn. Producer Jane Berthoud
+ See This Week: page 7


Unknown: Alan Davies
Unknown: Alan Francis
Unknown: Ronnie Ancona
Written By: Alan Davies
Written By: Tony Roche
Written By: Ben Silburn.
Producer: Jane Berthoud

: The Archers

Brian gives Greg his head. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Francine Stock investigates the life of trumpeter Chet Baker , a star of the cool jazz scene in the 1950s. Producer Mohit Bakaya


Unknown: Francine Stock
Unknown: Chet Baker
Producer: Mohit Bakaya

: Postcards:The Last Waltz

By Sue Teddern. Part 3. Repeated from 10.45am For details see Monday


Unknown: Sue Teddern.

: The Moral Maze

Michael Buerk and his team of regulars cross-examine "witnesses" about their views on the moral questions behind one of the week's headlines.
Producer David Coomes
Repeated Saturday 10.15pm


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Producer: David Coomes

: American Voices

2: Writer Timothy Egan talks about the Pacific Northwest.
Repeated from Saturday 7.45pm


Talks: Timothy Egan

: Costing the Earth

Economies are built on the car- it is a symbol of wealth and personal freedom. But exhaust fumes are poisoning us and adding to the problem of global warming. The car will not go away, so how can it be made cleaner?
Presented by Guy Linley-Adams .
Producers Hugh O'Donnell and Melanie Stanley


Presented By: Guy Linley-Adams
Producers: Hugh O'Donnell
Producers: Melanie Stanley

: Midweek

Revised repeat of 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime:A Kind of Loving

Part 8.
For details see Monday

: The Way It Is

Satire, sketches and a hard look behind the week's media events from
Sanjeev Bhaskar , Simon Evans and Dave Lamb.
Producer Anil Gupta


Unknown: Sanjeev Bhaskar
Unknown: Simon Evans
Unknown: Dave Lamb.
Producer: Anil Gupta

: The Cheese ShopPresents....

The Butter Factor New programmes from the comedy team of Gerard Foster , Dave Lamb , Gordon Southern, Tim Verrinder , Ben Ward and Richard Webb. Repeated from yesterday 6.30pm


Unknown: Gerard Foster
Unknown: Dave Lamb
Unknown: Tim Verrinder
Unknown: Ben Ward
Unknown: Richard Webb.

: News

: The Late Book: About a Boy

By Nick Hornby. Part 3. For details see Monday


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.

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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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