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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Lesley Carroll.


Unknown: Lesley Carroll.

: Farming Today

With Charlotte Smith. Producer Ashley Gething


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Ashley Gething

: Today

With John Humphrys , Sue MacGregor.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day
With the Rt Rev Richard Harries.
8.35 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sue MacGregor.
Unknown: Richard Harries.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway is nuclear physicist Professor Sir Joseph Rotblat. Repeated from Sunday 11.15am


Unknown: Sir Joseph Rotblat.

: Serial: Memoirs of an Infantry Officer

By Siegfried Sassoon. 5: "I couldn't help thinking that conscientious objectors must be braver men than some I'd seen wearing uniforms...." For details see Monday


Unknown: Siegfried Sassoon.

: Woman's Hour

With Martha Kearney and guests. Drama: Still Waters. Part 5. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Martha Kearney

: Flying Starts

Challenging the accepted history of man's struggle to fly, historian Patrick French investigates the story of a Pembrokeshire carpenter, Bill Frost , who built, patented and flew his own machine some eight years before the Wright brothers became airborne. Producer Jill Waters Repeat


Unknown: Bill Frost

: Girlies

Sudha Bhuchar and Shaheen Khan 's four-part series about five women in SW19. With Sakuntala Ramanee , Shaheen Khan. Sudha Buchar , Bharti Patel , Zita Sattar. Charubala Chokkshi. Cal McCrystal,
Burt Caesar , Shiv Grewal , Alice Arnold. Christopher Trenfield , Holly McGoldrick and Lannah McAdam Director Kristine Landon-Smith Repeat


Unknown: Sudha Bhuchar
Unknown: Shaheen Khan
Unknown: Sakuntala Ramanee
Unknown: Shaheen Khan.
Unknown: Sudha Buchar
Unknown: Bharti Patel
Unknown: Zita Sattar.
Unknown: Charubala Chokkshi.
Unknown: Burt Caesar
Unknown: Shiv Grewal
Unknown: Alice Arnold.
Unknown: Christopher Trenfield
Unknown: Holly McGoldrick
Unknown: Lannah McAdam
Director: Kristine Landon-Smith

: You and Yours

With Trixie Rawlinson and John Waite. Editor Chris Burns


Unknown: Trixie Rawlinson
Unknown: John Waite.
Editor: Chris Burns

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Screen Test

A haunted cinema provides the venue for this week's Screen Test. Presenter
Brian Sibley tests the film knowledge of three more contestants at the Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle. Producer Fiona Bailey


Presenter: Brian Sibley
Producer: Fiona Bailey

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: In Singapore

By Caroline Harrington.
Sally, now in her fifties, remembers her childhood in 1958.
With Jane Lapotaire, Kelly Hunter, John Rowe, Charles Simpson, Lexie Rose, John Partridge, Marian Kemmer and Sarah Jane Holm.

In Singapore - Radio 4: 2.15pm
Jane Lapotaire stars as Sally, a middle-aged woman looking back at her childhood, in Caroline Harrington's play set in Singapore in the fifties. Political upheaval signals that the end of British rule is in sight and while Sally's soldier father is secure, her mother is becoming ever more eccentric.


Writer: Caroline Harrington
Music composed and played by: Malcolm McKee
Director: Vanessa Whitburn
Sally: Jane Lapotaire
Helen: Kelly Hunter
John: John Rowe
Brian: Charles Simpson
Young Sally: Lexie Rose
Richie: John Partridge
Cynthia/Peggy: Marian Kemmer
Brenda/Ah Chan: Sarah Jane Holm

: Making History

Roger Wilkes is on a personal historical trail with a listener. Plus advice on how to go about your own investigations.
Producer John Tuckey. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: making.history@bbc.co.uk
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/education


Unknown: Roger Wilkes
Producer: John Tuckey.

: Dedicated to....

Leslie Forbes seeks out the story behind a book dedication. Repeat


Unknown: Leslie Forbes

: Feedback

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


Unknown: Chris Dunkley
Editor: Viv Black

: Open Book

Humphrey Carpenter notes that financial disasters have proved an appealing subject for writers from Charles Dickens to Martin Amis.
Repeated from Sunday 4pm


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Martin Amis.

: The Message

Alex Brodie and his guests discuss how current media trends affect our lives. Producer Lindsay Leonard


Unknown: Alex Brodie
Producer: Lindsay Leonard

: PM

With Charlie Lee-Potter and Chris Lowe. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: True Lies

David Aaronovitch hosts the comedy panel game that delves into the murky world of spin doctors. From the rise of Viagra to the fall of the Tories, the panel takes on the week's headlines and the people who make them.

Media buzzwords, celebrity psychobabble and damage-limitation exercises all feature in True Lies, the new topical panel game on the world of PR and media manipulation (R4,6.30pm).


Presenter: David Aaronovitch
Producer: Helen Morris

: The Archers

Jill foresees tragedy.
Written by Adrian Flynn. Director Jeremy Meadow Editor Vanessa Whitbum
[address removed]


Written By: Adrian Flynn.
Editor: Vanessa Whitbum
Phil Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Shula Hebden: Judy Bennett
David Archer: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth Archer: Felicity Finch
Nigel Pargetter: Graham Seed
Elizabeth Pargetter: Alison Dowling
Julia Pargetter: Mary Wimbush
Ellen Rogers: Rosemary Leach
Brian Aldridge: Charles Collingwood
Debbie Aldridge: Tamsin Greig
George Barford: Graham Roberts
Christine Barford: Lesley Saweard
JackWoolley: Arnold Peters
Peggy Woolley: June Spencer
Kathy Perks: Hedli Niklaus
Joe Grundy: Edward Kelsey
Eddie Grundy: Trevor Harrison
William Grundy: Philip Molloy
Caroline Pemberton: Sara Coward
MrsAntrobus: Margot Boyd
Bert Fry: Eric Allan
Alistair Lloyd: Michael Lumsden
Matt Crawford: Kim Durham

: Front Row

Mark Lawson chairs the arts show. Producer Erin Riley


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Erin Riley

: Still Waters

Part 5 by Sergio Casci.
Director Patrick Rayner. Rptd from 10.45am


Unknown: Sergio Casci.
Director: Patrick Rayner.

: Any Questions?

Panellists including Lord Jenkinson and Lady Tumin debate the news stories. Producer Anne Peacock
Repeated tomorrow 1.15pm


Producer: Anne Peacock

: Letter from America

By Alistair Cooke.
Repeated Sunday 8.45am


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: The Friday Play: Mother Teresa in Kilburn

by John Dove. A chance encounter leads Kate to Mother Teresa's shelter for the homeless in Kilburn. with Lesley Vickerage, Trevor Martin, David Calder, Andrew Lincoln, Jonathan Hackett and Andy Robb. Director Michael Crompton


Writer: John Dove
Sister Claire and Mary: Lesley Vickerage
Alf and Ken: Trevor Martin
Peter: David Calder
Jack: Andrew Lincoln
Frank: Jonathan Hackett
Stephen and Sam: Andy Robb.
Director: Michael Crompton
Kate: Isabel Pollen
Meg and Sister Agness: Leena Dhingra

: The World Tonight

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


Editors: Prue Keely
Editors: Jenni Russell

: Book at Bedtime: Le Grand Meaulnes

Philip Franks reads Alain-Fournier's story of adolescent idealism. Abridged in ten parts by Doreen Estall. Part 5.


Unknown: Philip Franks
Unknown: Doreen Estall.

: Late Tackle

Eleanor Oldroyd hosts more sports conversation. Rugby union is discussed tonight, as England begin their qualifying campaign for the 1999 World Cup.
Producer Simon Crosse


Unknown: Eleanor Oldroyd
Producer: Simon Crosse

: Notes from the Ditch

The best players in any game are those watching from the sidelines. Anne Enright , fellow writers, critics and observers swap notes on the true nature of the game. Producer Mary Price


Unknown: Anne Enright

: News

: The Late Book: News of a Kidnapping

By Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Part 10. For details see Monday


Unknown: Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

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.

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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