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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Ian Mackenzie.


Unknown: Ian MacKenzie.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.
Producer Steve Peacock


Unknown: Anna Hill.
Producer: Steve Peacock

: Today

With Sue MacGregor.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Dr Mona Siddiqui.


Unknown: Dr Mona Siddiqui.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway is television scriptwriter Lucy Gannon.
Repeated from Sunday 11.15am


Scriptwriter: Lucy Gannon.

: All Points North

With poet Simon Armitage. Final part. For details see Monday


Unknown: Simon Armitage.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray and guests. Dear
Jayne Browne : Honest Men by Valerie Georgeson. Final part.
Dear Jayne Browne repeated at 7.45pm For details see Monday


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Jayne Browne
Unknown: Valerie Georgeson.
Unknown: Jayne Browne

: Chips and Chapattis

Shyama Perera sets out to explore why curry has become Britain's favourite food and asks how a new generation of pioneers will take the dish into the next millennium.
Producers Veena Josh and Natasha Maw


Unknown: Shyama Perera
Producers: Veena Josh
Producers: Natasha Maw

: Babblewick Hall

Afour-part series of Scott Cherry's 18th-century comedy. 1:
Squire Fenton Babblewick is convinced that he is a composer of genius. His servants are less sure. with Maggie McCarthy , Benedict Sandiford. Michael Troughton. Sara Coward and John Baddeley. Music by Paul Mottram Producer Jon Rolph


Unknown: Squire Fenton Babblewick
Unknown: Maggie McCarthy
Unknown: Benedict Sandiford.
Unknown: Michael Troughton.
Unknown: Sara Coward
Unknown: John Baddeley.
Music By: Paul Mottram
Producer: Jon Rolph
Fenton Babblewick: Nicholas Le Prevost
Augustus Snipe: Forbes Masson
Jack: Dave Hill

: You and Yours

With John Waite. Editor Chris Burns


Unknown: John Waite.
Editor: Chris Burns

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Write Stuff

James Walton ends the series in Dickensian style, with Nigel Williams and Kate Saunders fielding questions alongside regulars John Walsh ,
Sebastian Faulks and Rachel Atkins. Written by James Walton. Producer Jon Rolph


Unknown: James Walton
Unknown: Nigel Williams
Unknown: Kate Saunders
Unknown: John Walsh
Unknown: Sebastian Faulks
Unknown: Rachel Atkins.
Written By: James Walton.
Producer: Jon Rolph

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play:Legal Affairs

Chris Thompson 's five-part series about solicitors in a country practice. 2: A difficult encounter for Helen and Colin. with Jamilla Massey. Ravi Kapoor. Graham Padden. Nina Thomas. Emma Rees.
John Rowe. Marian Kemmer , Michael N Harbour. Sylvia King , Kim Durham and Clive Marlowe Director Vanessa Whitburn Repeat


Unknown: Chris Thompson
Unknown: Jamilla Massey.
Unknown: Ravi Kapoor.
Unknown: Graham Padden.
Unknown: Nina Thomas.
Unknown: Emma Rees.
Unknown: John Rowe.
Unknown: Marian Kemmer
Unknown: Michael N Harbour.
Unknown: Sylvia King
Unknown: Kim Durham
Unknown: Clive Marlowe
Director: Vanessa Whitburn
Helen Shepherd: Julia St John
James Shepherd: James Warrior
Natasha Bhandari: Meera Syal

: Check Up

The weekly health phone-in. This week. Barbara Myers and a panel of experts answers listeners' queries on pain. Producer Jane Worsley
PHONE: (0171) [number removed]E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Barbara Myers
Producer: Jane Worsley

: The Lyrical Ballads

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the publication of The Lyrical Ballads, Professor Jonathan Wordsworth and academics Pamela Woof and Robert Woof examine why this book changed the course of English poetry. Producer Susan Roberts


Unknown: Professor Jonathan Wordsworth
Unknown: Pamela Woof
Unknown: Robert Woof
Producer: Susan Roberts

: Feedback

Chris Dunkley with listeners' letters. Editor Viv Black
WRITE TO: Feedback. PO Box 2100. London W1A 1QT. FAX: (0171) [number removed]E-MAIL: Feedback@bbc.co.uk Repeated Sunday 5.40pm


Unknown: Chris Dunkley
Editor: Viv Black

: Open Book

With Humphrey Carpenter. Repeated from Sunday 4pm


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter.

: The Message

Alex Brodie and his guests engage in lively conversation about how current media trends affect our lives.
Producer Lindsay Leonard


Unknown: Alex Brodie
Producer: Lindsay Leonard

: PM

With Chris Lowe and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Chris Lowe
Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: The News Quiz

Simon Hoggart welcomes the teams back to London to take another swipe at the news of the week.
Producer Jon Rolph
Repeated tomorrow 12.30pm


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Producer: Jon Rolph

: The Archers

Aldridge Tucker.
Written by Simon Frith. Director Alec Reid Editor Vanessa Whitbum
[address removed] + Bonnie Engstrom : Face behind the voice of Helen Archer , page 125


Unknown: Aldridge Tucker.
Written By: Simon Frith.
Director: Alec Reid
Editor: Vanessa Whitbum
Unknown: Bonnie Engstrom
Unknown: Helen Archer
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth Archer: Felicity Finch
Tony Archer: Colin Skipp
Pat Archer: Patricia Gallimore
Tommy Archer: Tom Graham
HelenArcher: Bonnie Engstrom
Brian Aldridge: Charles Colungwood
Jennifer Aldridge: Angela Piper
Kate Aldridge: Kellie Bright
George Barford: Graham Roberts
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
Susan Carter: Charlotte Martin
Mike Tucker: Terry Molloy
Betty Tucker: Pamela Craig
Roy Tucker: Ian Pepperell
Lynda Snell: Carole Boyd
Richard Locke: William Gaminara
Usha Gupta: Souad Faress
Hayley Jordan: Lucy Davis
Janet Fisher: Moir Leslie
Bert Fry: Eric Allan
Alistair Lloyd: Michael Lumsden
Greg Turner: Marc Finn

: Front Row

What makes a writer kill off a popular or successful character? Francine Stock investigates.
Producer Jerome Weatherald


Unknown: Francine Stock
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Dear Jayne Browne

Honest Men by Valerie Georgeson. Final part.
Repeated from 10.45am For details see Monday


Unknown: Valerie Georgeson.

: The Commission

Nick Ross invites panels of public figures to hear expert evidence on an issue of current concern and reach conclusions thereon. 2: Homelessness
With Professor Anthony King. John Edmonds and Lady Warnock. Producer Nick Utechin
Repeated tomorrow 1.15pm


Unknown: Nick Ross
Unknown: Professor Anthony King.
Unknown: John Edmonds
Producer: Nick Utechin

: Letter from America

By Alistair Cooke.
Repeated Sunday 8.45am


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The Friday Play:Saigon - Year of the Cat

Adapted by James Friel from the television play by David Hare. In the last days of the Vietnam war, an Englishwoman's affair with a young CIA agent mirrors the secrecy, half-truths and betrayals that will bring about the fall of Saigon. with Helene Patarot. Jonathan Slinger ,
Nick Waring. Colin Stinton , Adrian Pang. Tara Hugo and James Laurenson. Director John Dove


Adapted By: James Friel
Play By: David Hare.
Unknown: Helene Patarot.
Unknown: Jonathan Slinger
Unknown: Nick Waring.
Unknown: Colin Stinton
Unknown: Adrian Pang.
Unknown: Tara Hugo
Unknown: James Laurenson.
Director: John Dove
Barbara: Lindsay Duncan
Chesneau: Owen Teale
Haliwell: Trevor Martin
Quoc: David Lee

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.
Editors Prue Keely and Jenni Russell E-MAIL: wtonite@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Robin Lustig.
Editors: Prue Keely
Editors: Jenni Russell

: Book at Bedtime:First Love

By Ivan Turgenev. Final part. For details see Monday


Unknown: Ivan Turgenev.

: Late Tackle

An hour in the company of cricket-lover Barry Norman , who hosts a special edition of the sports programme on the eve of the NatWest final.
Producer Simon Crosse


Unknown: Barry Norman
Producer: Simon Crosse

: News

: The LateBook: Tales from Ovid

By Ted Hughes. Part 5.
For details see Monday Repeat


Unknown: Ted Hughes.

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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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