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: World News

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.
Producer Steve Peacock


Unknown: Anna Hill.
Producer: Steve Peacock

: Today

With John Humphrys , James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Paul Johns.
8.35 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Paul Johns.

: Mothers and Sons

Six programmes in which Times columnist Matthew Parris and his mother, Terry, interview other mothers and sons. This week, agony aunt Irma Kurtz and her son Marc Beers.
Producer Dymphna Flynn. Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Matthew Parris
Unknown: Irma Kurtz
Unknown: Marc Beers.
Producer: Dymphna Flynn.

: The Sale of the Century

2: Half the Money Is Wasted. The last of two programmes in which Stephen Bayley , design consultant and author of Sex, Drink, and Fast Cars, looks at creativity in advertising.


Unknown: Stephen Bayley

: Serial: Master Musicians

3: Tenor Philip Langridge reads from notebooks kept by Joseph Haydn. For details see Monday


Tenor: Philip Langridge
Unknown: Joseph Haydn.

: Daily Service

Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven (Praise, My Soul); John 8, w48-55; Sanctus (Faure); Glory Be to Jesus
(Caswall). Director of music Alan Wilson.


Music: Alan Wilson.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray and guests. Under One Roof: Summer Holidayby Michele Hanson and Jenny Landreth. Part 3. Under One Roof repeated at 7.45pm For details see Monday


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Holidayby Michele
Unknown: Jenny Landreth.

: Rural Lives

Six programmes in which Les Woodland looks at events in history which have shaped life in the countryside today. 1: Hearts of Oak. The story of Robert Kett , whose extraordinary rebellion held Britain's second city in a state of siege in the 16th century. Producer Steve Peacock


Unknown: Robert Kett
Producer: Steve Peacock

: Frank Muir - aKentish Lad Remembered

The Hunt for the Wild Guffaw (part 1)
The fifth of six programmes celebrating the life and career of Frank Muir. This week, the first of two programmes in which the My Music team are at the Hong Kong Arts Festival. Producer Pete Atkin


Unknown: Frank Muir.
Producer: Pete Atkin

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Mark Whittaker. Editor Chris Burns


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Mark Whittaker.
Editor: Chris Burns

: The World at One

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Wordly Wise

Peter Hobday chairs the popular panel game exploring words and language.
With guests Lorelei King , Clare Francis , Graham Norton and Jonathan Green. Producer Mark Tonderai Repeat


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Lorelei King
Unknown: Clare Francis
Unknown: Graham Norton
Unknown: Jonathan Green.
Producer: Mark Tonderai

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play:A Little Princess

Frances Hodgson Burnett 's classic children's story, dramatised in two parts by Dave Simpson. 1: When Sara Crewe is sent to Miss Minchin's Select
Seminary for Girls, her popularity makes her some fearsome adversaries.
With Julia McKenzie as Miss Minchin. with Fenella Norman. Anthony Jackson.
Timothy Morand. Emma Copeland , Danielle Nelson , Ravin J Ganatra. Ali Hames . Jilly Bond . Lucy Kent, Becky Simpson and Sasha Hannan. Music composed by Robert Rigby Director Martin Jameson


Unknown: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Unknown: Dave Simpson.
Unknown: Sara Crewe
Unknown: Julia McKenzie
Unknown: Fenella Norman.
Unknown: Anthony Jackson.
Unknown: Timothy Morand.
Unknown: Emma Copeland
Unknown: Danielle Nelson
Unknown: Ravin J Ganatra.
Unknown: Ali Hames
Unknown: Jilly Bond
Unknown: Lucy Kent,
Unknown: Becky Simpson
Unknown: Sasha Hannan.
Composed By: Robert Rigby
Director: Martin Jameson
Captain Crewe: Nicky Henson
Sara Crewe: Ellie Beaven

: Gardeners'Question Time

Repeated from Sunday 2pm

: Pillars of the Community

3: The Church
For details see Monday Repeat

: I Take Back My Country

The Brothers by Ivan Vladislavic , read by Miles Anderson. Two Afrikaner brothers are duped by a stranger.


Unknown: Ivan Vladislavic
Read By: Miles Anderson.

: Four Walls

Eight programmes in which Jonathan Glancey looks at the living and working spaces that we create. 3: The Working Day. How much control should we have over the places in which we work? Producer Emma Kingsley


Unknown: Jonathan Glancey
Producer: Emma Kingsley

: Thinking Allowed

Laurie Taylor invites his guests to think the unthinkable about society. Producer Tom Alban
E-MAIL: thinking.allowed@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Tom Alban

: PM

With Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Audio Diaries: Northern Husbands

by Kay Stonham. Hilary applies to an agency that ships single, unemployed men from the north to fill the gap in the southern market. The fourth of five programmes. (Repeat)


Writer: Kay Stonham
Producer: Jane Berthoud
Hilary: Kate Saunders
Mike: Paul Slack

: The Archers

Tony gets a bung.
Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Francine Stock chairs the nightly arts programme.
Producer Lawrence Pollard


Unknown: Francine Stock
Producer: Lawrence Pollard

: Under One Roof: Summer Holiday

Part 3.
Repeated from 10.45am For details see Monday

: Straw Poll

Four debates on issues of perennial interest, chaired by Justin Webb.
1: "A language authority is essential for preserving standards in English."
From the Oxford University Press, Oxford. Producer Nick Utechin
Repeated Saturday 10.15pm
TO VOTE YES: dial [number removed] TO VOTE NO: dial [number removed]


Unknown: Justin Webb.
Producer: Nick Utechin

: War without Shooting

With Bill Buford.
Repeated from Saturday 7.45pm


Unknown: Bill Buford.

: Lifelines

Three programmes about people with a passion for science. 2: When the police cannot find a killer, amateur sleuth Charlie Parker steps in. Producer Sandy Raffan
E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Charlie Parker
Producer: Sandy Raffan

: Mothers and Sons

Repeated from 9am

: Book at Bedtime:A Patchwork Planet

By Anne Tyler. Part 3. For details see Monday


Unknown: Anne Tyler.

: Trust Me, I'm aPoliceman

In Robert Smith 's six-part drama,
John Woodvine is Detective Sergeant Matrix, who takes a reluctant work-experience youth on a stakeout and passes the time with highly unreliable tales of police work. 2: Marzipan
With David Antrobus and Jan Winters.
Director Ned Chaillet


Unknown: Robert Smith
Unknown: John Woodvine
Unknown: David Antrobus
Unknown: Jan Winters.
Director: Ned Chaillet

: Stereonation

Graham Duff presents six fast-forwards through the world of music obsessives. 2: Manchester's uber-raver Moz Side.
Producer Nick Ware


Unknown: Graham Duff
Producer: Nick Ware

: The Mark Steel Revolution

The fourth of six lectures.
Repeated from yesterday 6.30pm

: News

: The Late Book: The Arcanum

By Janet Gleeson. Part 3. For details see Monday Repeat


Unknown: Janet Gleeson.

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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