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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Very Rev David Chillingworth.


Unknown: David Chillingworth.

: Farming Today

Producer Hugh O'Donnell


Producer: Hugh O'Donnell

: Today

With Alex Brodie and Winifred Robinson.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Angela Tilby.


Unknown: Alex Brodie
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.
Unknown: Angela Tilby.

: Word for Word

Melanie Phillips challenges a panel of guests to unpick the meaning of a word. Producer Mike Smith. Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Melanie Phillips
Producer: Mike Smith.

: Diaries of Today

The everyday journals of duty solicitors. 1: Vicky Lancaster.
Producer Frances Byrnes


Unknown: Vicky Lancaster.
Producer: Frances Byrnes

: The Calendar

The 5,000-Year Struggle to Align the Clock and the Heavens - and What
Happened to the Missing Ten Days By David Ewing Duncan , read in five i parts by Derek Jacobi.
I 1: Time and What It Means ? Abridged by Katrin Williams Producer Clive Stanhope


Unknown: David Ewing Duncan
Unknown: Derek Jacobi.
Abridged By: Katrin Williams
Producer: Clive Stanhope

: Daily Service

From St Andrew 's and St George 's ; Church, Edinburgh, led by the Rev i Johnston McKay. Philemon 1-7;
Almighty Father, who Dost Give; Eternal God, whose Power Upholds; Almighty
Father of All Things That Be. St Andrew Camerata directed by Vincent Wallace.


Unknown: St Andrew
Unknown: St George
Unknown: Johnston McKay.
Directed By: Vincent Wallace.

: Woman's Hour

With Martha Kearney and guests. Dear ! Jayne Browne : Corresponding with the Enemy by Elizabeth Proud. Part 1 of 5. : Managing editor Nadine Grieve
; Dear Jayne Browne repeated at 7.45pm iE-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Martha Kearney
Unknown: Jayne Browne
Unknown: Elizabeth Proud.
Editor: Nadine Grieve
Unknown: Jayne Browne

: Mapping the Town

Archaeologist Julian Richards presents a four-part series exploring how modern streets hold clues to past times.2: Ripon Producer John Byme


Unknown: Julian Richards
Producer: John Byme

: Tom's Midnight Garden

The conclusion of Judy Allen 's dramatisation of the story by Philippa Pearce. with Crawford Logan , Deborah Berlin. Tim Godwin , David Holt , Simon J Williamson , George Miller and Judy Parkin. Music by Elizabeth Parker. Director John Taylor Repeat


Unknown: Judy Allen
Story By: Philippa Pearce.
Unknown: Crawford Logan
Unknown: Deborah Berlin.
Unknown: Tim Godwin
Unknown: David Holt
Unknown: Simon J Williamson
Unknown: George Miller
Unknown: Judy Parkin.
Music By: Elizabeth Parker.
Director: John Taylor
Tom: Peter England
Mrs Bartholomew: Rachel Kempson
Aunt Gwen: Una Stubbs

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and John Waite.
Editor Chns Burns. PHONE: (0171) [number removed]to raise issues for investigation


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Waite.
Editor: Chns Burns.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Words in Music

Denis Quilley tests guests' knowledge of words set to music.
Producer Adrian Edwards. Repeated Sunday


Unknown: Denis Quilley
Producer: Adrian Edwards.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Hidden Identity

A taut, three-part political thriller by Gary Brown. 2: Jacky succeeds in infiltrating the Blackshirts, but is his hidden identity secure? with Linal Haft , Lloyd Peters , Thelma Ruby , Sidonie Myers , Deborah Berlin , Dan Armour , Jonathan Tafler , Russell Dixon ,
John Wheatley , Gary Brown and Lloyd Peters Director Andy Jordan Repeat


Unknown: Gary Brown.
Unknown: Linal Haft
Unknown: Lloyd Peters
Unknown: Thelma Ruby
Unknown: Sidonie Myers
Unknown: Deborah Berlin
Unknown: Dan Armour
Unknown: Jonathan Tafler
Unknown: Russell Dixon
Unknown: John Wheatley
Unknown: Gary Brown
Unknown: Lloyd Peters
Director: Andy Jordan
Jacky Greenberg: Daniel Isaacs
Isaac Greenberg: Stuart Richman

: Inside Money

As Easy as A VC
Repeated from Saturday 12.04pm

: Sleuths

Five programmes looking at the secrets of the investigator's trade. 1: Divining Rights. Dowser Edwin Taylor 's ancient art has been put to use by big business. Producer Liz Carney Repeat


Unknown: Dowser Edwin Taylor
Producer: Liz Carney

: With Great Pleasure

In the first of two programmes, actress Stephanie Cole presents her personal selection of prose and poetry. Reader Andrew Sachs. Producer Hilary Field


Unknown: Stephanie Cole
Reader: Andrew Sachs.
Producer: Hilary Field

: The Food Programme

With Simon Parkes.
Repeated from Saturday 11am


Unknown: Simon Parkes.

: Four Comers

Jane Franchi and her guests look behind the international headlines.
Producer Gwen Stirling


Unknown: Jane Franchi
Producer: Gwen Stirling

: PM

With Clare English and Nigel Wrench.


Unknown: Nigel Wrench.

: Only Connect

Arabella Weir hosts a new panel game about connecting the seemingly unconnected. This week's panellists are Kevin Day, Maria McErlane , Charlie Higson and Jackie Clune.
Written by Nigel Crowle. Producer Liz Anstee Repeated Sunday 12.30pm


Unknown: Arabella Weir
Unknown: Maria McErlane
Unknown: Charlie Higson
Unknown: Jackie Clune.
Written By: Nigel Crowle.
Producer: Liz Anstee

: The Archers

Brian and Mike agree. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson investigates whether the X Files film can match the paranormal success of the television series. Producer Lawrence Pollard


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Lawrence Pollard

: Dear Jayne Browne

Corresponding with the Enemy by Elizabeth Proud. Jayne's anonymous correspondent directs Jayne to an unsolved wartime mystery. Part 1 of 5. with Julie Cox. Angela Pleasence ,
David Collings , Michael Tudor Barnes , Tom Bevan , Lucy Scott and Alistair Petrie
Director John Taylor. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Elizabeth Proud.
Unknown: Julie Cox.
Unknown: Angela Pleasence
Unknown: David Collings
Unknown: Michael Tudor Barnes
Unknown: Tom Bevan
Unknown: Lucy Scott
Unknown: Alistair Petrie
Director: John Taylor.
Jayne: Jill Balcon
Harriet: Stella Gonet

: Out of Court

Janet Cohen presents three programmes about children caught up in the law. 2: A Public Childhood
The Children Act protects children in local authority care. But what rights do they have when things go wrong? Producer Anna Parkinson Revised repeat


Unknown: Janet Cohen
Producer: Anna Parkinson

: In This Together

Tony Blair has presented a vision of Britain in which no one is left out. How is it shaping up in practice?
3: In Trouble. Jenny Cuffe visits
Dewsbury in Yorkshire to investigate the changing role of probation officers. Producer Smita Patel. Repeated Sunday 9.30pm


Unknown: Tony Blair
Unknown: Jenny Cuffe
Producer: Smita Patel.

: The Influence of Effluent

Human waste or humanure? In the first of three programmes,
Natalie Wheen speaks to experts in London, where modern sanitation began. Producer Sheila Dillon


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Sheila Dillon

: Word for Word

Repeated from 9am

: Book at Bedtime: Like Water for Hot Chocolate

By Laura Esquivel , abridged in ten parts by Pat McLoughlin , read by Mia Soteriou. Part 1.
Producer Di Speirs Repeat


Unknown: Laura Esquivel
Unknown: Pat McLoughlin
Read By: Mia Soteriou.
Producer: Di Speirs

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from yesterday 7.55am

: It's Just Like Watching Brazil

Ian McMillan 's drama documentary, written in verse, charting Barnsley Football Club's first season in the Premiership League. With Barrie Rutter and Michelle Hardwick.
Producer Marc Jobst


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Barrie Rutter
Unknown: Michelle Hardwick.
Producer: Marc Jobst

: Taking Notes

Repeated from Saturday 11.30pm

: News

: The Late Book: Mood Indigo

Clarke Peters reads the first of five extracts by critic Otis Ferguson on the great jazz musicians of 1930s America. Producer Emma Kingsley


Unknown: Clarke Peters
Unknown: Otis Ferguson
Producer: Emma Kingsley

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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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