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: World News

: Farming Today

The news and issues of the week in rural Britain. With Anna Hill.


Presenter: Anna Hill
Producer: David Street

: Today

With Sue MacGregor, James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With Elaine Storkey.
8.35 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Elaine Storkey.

: Unreliable Evidence

With the aid of expert guests,
Clive Anderson - former barrister and grand inquisitor of the stars - cuts through the legal jargon to get to the heart of an issue which affects anyone who uses our legal system.
Executive producer Bruce Hyman Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Clive Anderson
Producer: Bruce Hyman

: You Probably Think This Song Is about You

Kate Saunders meets Diane Hamblyn - inspiration for the Beatles' song She
Came in Through the Bathroom Window. Producer Joanna Rahim


Unknown: Kate Saunders
Unknown: Diane Hamblyn
Producer: Joanna Rahim

: Daily Service

For the Fruits of His Creation (East
Acklam); Matthew 6, w24; 31-34; 0 for a Closer Walk (Stanford); God Is
Love: Let Heav'n Adore Him (Hyfrydol). Director of music Ian Tracey.


Music: Ian Tracey.

: Serial: A Boy at the Hogarth Press

2: Virginia Woolf at work.
Repeat For details see yesterday

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Martha Kearney.
Under One Roof: School's Out by Wendy Lee. Part 2 of 5. Under One Roof repeated at 7.45pm For details see yesterday


Introduced By: Martha Kearney.
Unknown: Wendy Lee.

: The Greatest City on Earth

Two programmes in which
Jonathan Glancey investigates how, in less than ten years' time, China will have created the world's first true megalopolis of 40 million people, taking in the entire sweep of the Pearl River delta. 1: The Building Site Producer Jane Beresford


Unknown: Jonathan Glancey
Producer: Jane Beresford

: Dinner Ladies

A Very Mixed Grilling. The conclusion of Turan Ali 's six-part comedy drama series. The dinner ladies face the final hurdle in their bid for the catering contract -the interview. Mrs
Ollerenshaw is doing her utmost to thwart them. with Jack Smethurst , Bill Dean , Kaye Wragg , Debbie Chazen. Vinny Dhillon , Maxine Finch , Andrew Wincott , Stephen Hoyle and Sally Walsh. Director Turan Ali Repeat


Unknown: Turan Ali
Unknown: Jack Smethurst
Unknown: Bill Dean
Unknown: Kaye Wragg
Unknown: Debbie Chazen.
Unknown: Vinny Dhillon
Unknown: Maxine Finch
Unknown: Andrew Wincott
Unknown: Stephen Hoyle
Unknown: Sally Walsh.
Director: Turan Ali
Bev: Barbara Dickson
Sally: Jean Heywood
Mrs Olierenshaw: Brigit Forsyth

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and John Waite. Editor Chris Burns


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Tricks of the Trade

Hoteliers and publicans do battle in the quiz which tests the working knowledge of professionals. With chairman Nigel Cassidy. Producer Neil Koenig


Unknown: Nigel Cassidy.
Producer: Neil Koenig

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Hard Row to Porlock

by Eric Pringle.
In one of the most remarkable of true-life rescue stories, the Lynmouth lifeboat crew in 1899 carried their boat over five miles by land to save a ship in distress.


Writer: Eric Pringle
Director: Cherry Cookson
Rev Hockley: John Rowe
Billy Richards: Tom Bevan
Innkeeper: Hugh Dickson
[Actor]: Chris Wright
[Actor]: Iwan Thomas
[Actor]: Brian Parr
[Actor]: Stephen Thorne
[Actor]: Gerard McDermott
[Actor]: Alison Pettitt

: The Exchange ([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

: A View with a Room

2: The Birth of Rolls-Royce. The luxury Midland Hotel in Manchester.
Producer Vibeke Venema
For details see yesterday

: Ways with Words

2: Philippa Gregory reads from her novel Earthly Joys.
For details see yesterday


Unknown: Philippa Gregory

: A Good Read

Thomas Sutcliffe and guests
Penelope Fitzgerald and William Sieghart talk about three favourite paperbacks.
Producer Viv Beeby


Unknown: Thomas Sutcliffe
Unknown: Penelope Fitzgerald
Unknown: William Sieghart
Producer: Viv Beeby

: 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 Chris Lowe and Nigel Wrench.

: The Mark Steel Revolution

Comic and Guardian columnist
Mark Steel presents the third of six lectures on the theme of revolution, examining some of the major historical forces at work during revolutions and holding up a mirror to our own age. Producer Phil Clarke
Repeated tomorrow 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Steel
Producer: Phil Clarke

: The Archers

Phil feels sidelined. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Francine Stock chairs the live nightly arts programme.
Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Francine Stock
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Under One Roof: School's Out

By Wendy Lee. Part 2. Repeated from 10.45am For details see yesterday


Unknown: Wendy Lee.

: File on 4

Julian O'Halloran reports on major issues and important events at home and abroad.
Producer David Haggie Repeated Sunday 5pm


Unknown: Julian O'Halloran
Producer: David Haggie

: In Touch

Peter White with news for visually impaired people.
Producer Karen Turner
PHONE: [number removed] for more information FACTSHEET: send a large sae to [address removed]


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Karen Turner

: The Healers

Today's healthcare workers are under increasing pressure, In six programmes. Niall Dickson investigates how this will affect patients. 2: The Health Manager As patients, we rarely meet them, but their decisions have a profound effect on the treatment we receive.
Producer Deborah Cohen
E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Niall Dickson
Producer: Deborah Cohen

: Unreliable Evidence

Repeated from 9am

: Book at Bedtime: Setting the World on Fire

By Angus Wilson. Part 7. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Angus Wilson.

: The Two Dannys

Another evening with Danny Fontaine and Danny De La Tour and their disturbing showbiz chums. Written and performed by Peter Serafinowicz and Lewis MacLeod.
Producer Richard Wilson


Unknown: Danny Fontaine
Unknown: Peter Serafinowicz
Unknown: Lewis MacLeod.
Producer: Richard Wilson

: Talking Pictures

Film programme with Russell Davies. Repeated from Saturday 5.30pm


Unknown: Russell Davies.

: News

: The Late Book: Every Secret Thing

By Gillian Slovo. 2: Treason For details see yesterday Repeat


Unknown: Gillian Slovo.

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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.

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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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