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: World News

BBC News Online has the best of BBC journalism on the web
WEB SITE: www.news.bbc.co.uk

: Prayer for the Day

With Father Oliver McTernan.


Unknown: Father Oliver McTernan.

: Fanning Today

With Anna Hill.
Producer Ashley Gething


Unknown: Anna Hill.
Producer: Ashley Gething

: Today

With John Humphrys , Sue MacGregor.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Roy Jenkins.
8.35 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Roy Jenkins.

: Mothers and Sons

Six programmes in which Times columnist Matthew Parris and his mother, Terry Parris , interview other mothers and sons. 2: Barry McGuigan and his mother, Katie. Producer Bruce Whitney Low Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Matthew Parris
Unknown: Terry Parris
Unknown: Barry McGuigan
Producer: Bruce Whitney Low

: The Vale

3: The team prepares the Visitors' Centre for its public opening. For details see Monday

: Serial: Letters from My Windmill

3: The Fable of the Man with the Golden Brain and The Girl from Aries For details see Monday

: Daily Service

With Canon Noel Vincent. For details see Monday


Unknown: Canon Noel Vincent.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray and guests. Postcards: The Fall by Jonathan Holloway. Part 3. Postcards repeated at 7.45pm For details see Monday


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Jonathan Holloway.

: Rural Lives

Six programmes in which Les Woodland looks at events in history which have shaped life in the countryside today. 2: The Prophet Abraham Producer Steve Peacock


Producer: Steve Peacock

: Frank Muir - a Kentish Lad Remembered

The Hunt for the Wild Guffaw (part 2).
The last of six programmes celebrating the life and career of Frank Muir. Producer Pete Atkin


Unknown: Frank Muir.
Producer: Pete Atkin

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Mark Whittaker.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Mark Whittaker.

: The World at One

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: X Marks the Spot

Pete McCarthy presents a quiz in which three panellists race against the clock to locate a mystery British treasure. Producer John Higgs


Unknown: Pete McCarthy
Producer: John Higgs

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: A Little Princess

The conclusion of Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic children's story, dramatised in two parts by Dave Simpson. Sara Crewe discovers that her imagination and her warm heart are all she has left. Starring Julia McKenzie as Miss Minchin. with Fenella Norman. Timothy Morand , Emma Copeland , Danielle Nelson , Ali Hames , Jilly Bond , Lucy Kent , Becky Simpson.
Carla Prosser , Max Wrottesley , Sara MacDonald and Sasha Hannan. Music composed by Robert Rigby. Director Martin Jameson


Unknown: Frances Hodgson
Unknown: Dave Simpson.
Unknown: Sara Crewe
Unknown: Julia McKenzie
Unknown: Fenella Norman.
Unknown: Timothy Morand
Unknown: Emma Copeland
Unknown: Danielle Nelson
Unknown: Ali Hames
Unknown: Jilly Bond
Unknown: Lucy Kent
Unknown: Becky Simpson.
Unknown: Carla Prosser
Unknown: Max Wrottesley
Unknown: Sara MacDonald
Unknown: Sasha Hannan.
Composed By: Robert Rigby.
Director: Martin Jameson
Sara Crewe: Ellie Beaven
Mr Carrisford: Robert Glennister
Ram Dass: Ravin J Ganatra

: Gardeners' Question Time

From London Zoo.
Repeated from Sunday 2pm

: In Celebration

3.The history of the kitchen mixer. For details see Monday

: Hemingway Short Stories

Cat in the Rain and Old Man at the Bridge. Readers Lorelei King and Bob Sherman.
For details see Monday


Readers: Lorelei King
Readers: Bob Sherman.

: Four Walls

Eight programmes in which Jonathan Glancey looks at the living and working spaces that we create. 4: Metropolis How should our cities evolve?
Producer Rebecca Nicholson


Unknown: Jonathan Glancey
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: Thinking Allowed

The Larger Map. Laurie Taylor visits Glasgow.
Producer Jane Jeffes


Unknown: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Jane Jeffes

: PM

With Clare English and Charlie Lee-Potter .


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter

: Audio Diaries: Cure in the Community

by Kay Stonham. In the last programme of the series, a GP decides to test her new theory - rather than sending her patients into dirty Victorian hospitals, why not keep them at home? Producer Jane Berthoud (Repeat)


Writer: Kay Stonham
Producer: Jane Berthoud

: The Archers

Tony bends over backwards. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Leading American choreographer Twyla Tharp takes 100 people and creates a dance piece in a day. Francine Stock offers a first-hand report. Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Twyla Tharp
Unknown: Francine Stock
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Postcards: The Fall

By Jonathan Holloway. Part 3 of 5. Repeated from 10.45am For details see Monday


Unknown: Jonathan Holloway.

: Straw Poll

The second of four debates on issues of perennial interest, chaired by Justin Webb. "The lives of animals should not be regarded as sacrosanct." From the RSPCA Animal Centre, Leybourne. Producer Nick Utechin. Repeated Saturday Lines open after the programme and remain open until midnight on Sunday. Max call cost is 10 pence.
TO VOTE YES: dial [number removed] TO VOTE NO: dial [number removed]


Unknown: Justin Webb.
Producer: Nick Utechin.

: Rana and Alexander

With Rana Kabbani.
Repeated from Saturday 7.45pm


Unknown: Rana Kabbani.

: Lifelines

The last of three programmes about people with a passion for science. Millennium Doom. Max Henderson believes the people of New Britain in the South Pacific should be attempting to save their forests. But they believe the world will end in the year 2000, and want to sell every tree they have. Producer Jim Clarke. E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Max Henderson
Producer: Jim Clarke.

: Mothers and Sons

Repeated from 9am

: Book at Bedtime: A Patchwork Planet

By Anne Tyler. Part 8. For details see Monday


Unknown: Anne Tyler.

: Trust Me, I'm a Policeman

In Robert Smith 's six-part drama, John Woodvine is Detective Sergeant Matrix who takes a work-experience youth on a stakeout and passes the time with highly unreliable tales of police work. 3: Blagtown. 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. 3: Vinyl Jefferies Producer Nick Ware


Unknown: Graham Duff
Producer: Nick Ware

: The Mark Steel Revolution

The fifth of six lectures. Repeated from yesterday 6.30pm

: News

: The Late Book: Raymond Carver Short Stories

3: Sacks. A travelling salesman has a chance meeting with his long-lost father. For details see Monday

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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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