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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Very Rev David Chillingworth.


Unknown: David Chillingworth.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.
Producer Hugh O'Donnell


Unknown: Anna Hill.
Producer: Hugh O'Donnell

: Today

With Alex Brodie and John Humphrys.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Johnson McMaster.


Unknown: Alex Brodie
Unknown: John Humphrys.
Unknown: Johnson McMaster.

: Between Ourselves

Olivia O'Leary talks to eight pairs of people who have had parallel experiences. 2: Richard Olivier and Ken Wiwa discuss how they emerged from their fathers' shadows.
Producer Sara Conkey. Repeated at 9.30pm


Talks: Olivia O'Leary
Unknown: Richard Olivier
Unknown: Ken Wiwa
Producer: Sara Conkey.

: Diaries of Today

The everyday journals of duty solicitors. 4: Steve Wedd.
Producer Frances Byrnes


Unknown: Steve Wedd.
Producer: Frances Byrnes

: Daily Service

By Gracious Powers (Highwood);
Philemon 21-25: Jubilate Deo in C
(Stanford); One More Step along the World I Go (Southcote). Director of music Gordon Stewart.


Music: Gordon Stewart.

: The Calendar

4: Charlemagne, the first Holy Roman Emperor, incorporated the Anno Domini system of dating. For details see Monday

: Woman's Hour

from 10.45am
With Jenni Murray and guests. Dear
Jayne Browne : Corresponding with the Enemy by Elizabeth Proud. Part 4 of 5. Dear Jayne Browne repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Jayne Browne
Unknown: Elizabeth Proud.
Unknown: Jayne Browne

: Crossing Continents

The series which reports the stories that matter to people around the world. Meriel Beattie is in Argentina reporting on the "living disappeared", the children whose parents were murdered by the military regime in the 1970s. Producer Lucy Ash


Unknown: Meriel Beattie
Producer: Lucy Ash

: Bookcases

A four-part comedy series by Martyn Wade. 1: Bronte Country. London, 1853. The orderly life of Spavin and Spavin, religious publishers, is transformed by the arrival of an actress and her son. with Maggie Steed , David Horovitch , Sarah Jane Holm. Geoffrey Whitehead , Frances Jeater and David Antrobus
Director Cherry Cookson. Repeated Sunday 8pm


Unknown: Martyn Wade.
Unknown: Maggie Steed
Unknown: David Horovitch
Unknown: Sarah Jane Holm.
Unknown: Geoffrey Whitehead
Unknown: Frances Jeater
Unknown: David Antrobus
Director: Cherry Cookson.
Primus: Michael Cochrane
Edith: Elizabeth Spriggs

: The Triangular Tournament

The Final
Commentary from Lord's.
Including at 2.15* News and The Great Match - Colombo 82 *Approximate times only

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Mark Whittaker.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Mark Whittaker.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Brain of Britain 1998

Round two of the nationwide general knowledge contest.
Devised by John P Wynn. Questions set by Ian Gillies. Producer Richard Edis Repeated Sunday llpm


Unknown: John P Wynn.
Unknown: Ian Gillies.
Producer: Richard Edis

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Chekhov in My Life

When Lydia Avilov died in 1942, her account of her love affair with Chekhov was published. But was itjusta romantic whim of her own imagining? with Colin Sarrell. Alan Leith. Pamela Grace and Ann Penfold. Translated by David Magarshack Adapted for radio by Carolyn Sally Jones Director Keith Slade Repeat


Unknown: Lydia Avilov
Unknown: Colin Sarrell.
Unknown: Alan Leith.
Unknown: Pamela Grace
Unknown: Ann Penfold.
Translated By: David Magarshack
Unknown: Carolyn Sally Jones
Director: Keith Slade
Lydia: Janet Suzman
Chekhov: Paul Rhys

: The Learning Curve

Special University Choice
OnthedaythatA-level results are published, Daire Brehan and a panel of experts guide parents and students through the clearing process.
Producer Clare Csonka. STUDENT CHOICE
HELPLINE NUMBER: [number removed]
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/education/choice


Unknown: Daire Brehan
Producer: Clare Csonka.

: Sleuths

Five programmes looking at the secrets of the investigator's trade. 4: Lost Souls. Red Cross investigators search the archives for clues which may reunite families split up by the Second World War. Repeat

: With Great Pleasure

Leslie Phillips presents the second of two selections of his favourite literature.
Producer Viv Beeby


Unknown: Leslie Phillips
Producer: Viv Beeby

: Word of Mouth

Six programmes in which Michael Rosen explores words. 3: Ulla!
A guide to British words abroad, and the language of monsters and Martians. Producer Julian Wilkinson Repeated Sunday 8.30pm


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Producer: Julian Wilkinson

: The Material World

Trevor Phillips talks to scientists who hope that they will soon be able to track down the human "clock gene". Producer John Watkins
E-MAIL: material.world@bbc.co.uk


Talks: Trevor Phillips
Producer: John Watkins

: PM

With Clare English.

: Chambers

Clive Coleman 's six-part comedy series set in law chambers. 2: The MasonsWith John Bird, James Fleet,
Sarah Lancashire , Jonathan Kydd , Julie Teal , Sanjeev Bhasker and John Rowe Producer Paul Schlesinger Repeat


Unknown: Clive Coleman
Unknown: Sarah Lancashire
Unknown: Jonathan Kydd
Unknown: Julie Teal
Unknown: Sanjeev Bhasker
Unknown: John Rowe
Producer: Paul Schlesinger

: The Archers

Hayley treads the middle way. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

John Wilson chairs the arts show. Producer Lawrence Pollard


Unknown: John Wilson
Producer: Lawrence Pollard

: Dear Jayne Browne

Corresponding with the Enemy by Elizabeth Proud. Part 4. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Elizabeth Proud.

: Document

Last of four programmes examining an event in history. Rorke's Drift Historian David Rattray examines
British and Zulu actions in the battle of Rorke's Drift in 1879, using documents and oral history handed down by both sides. Producer Dawn Ellis
+ See This Week: page 7


Unknown: David Rattray
Producer: Dawn Ellis

: A Second Generation

Four programmes in which
Ekow Eshun tracks the emerging identity of black Britain. 3: Buying In, Selling Out Will black Britons from the second generation forget their roots? Producer Sue Davies


Unknown: Ekow Eshun
Producer: Sue Davies

: Hotlinks

Peter Curran investigates the technology of warfare.
Producer Alison Ayers. E-MAIL: scirad@hbc.co.uk


Unknown: Peter Curran
Producer: Alison Ayers.

: Between Ourselves

Repeated from 9am

: Book at Bedtime: Like Water for Hot Chocolate

By Laura Esquivel. Part 4. For details see Monday Repeat


Unknown: Laura Esquivel.

: The Very World of Milton Jones

Second dollop of the four-part comedy series starring Britain's funniest Milton. Written by and starring Milton Jones. With Dave Lamb and Melanie Hudson. Producer David Tyler


Unknown: Milton Jones.
Unknown: Dave Lamb
Unknown: Melanie Hudson.
Producer: David Tyler

: Fresh Air Media

A four-part series of feature-making by non-professional broadcasters. 3: Voices Four pieces with a common interest in the voice. Presenter Geoff Pridmore. Producer Bella Bannerman


Presenter: Geoff Pridmore.
Producer: Bella Bannerman

: News

: The Late Book: Mood Indigo

Writings of Otis Ferguson. Part 4. For details see Monday


Unknown: Otis Ferguson.

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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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