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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Yasin Rahim.


Unknown: Yasin Rahim.

: Farming Today

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Harvey Thomas.
8.35 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Harvey Thomas.

: In Our Time with Melvyn Bragg

Melvyn Bragg continues his look at events which have influenced our time. Producer Olivia Seligman. Rptd at 9.30pm


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Olivia Seligman.

: Shorelines

Portraits of areas of coastal Britain which support different communities. 4: Shell Damage. The military camp at Shoeburyness in Essex will close by Christmas. Two hundred locals must adjust to a life without shellfire. Producer Stephen Haggard


Producer: Stephen Haggard

: Daily Service

CS Lewis Centenary - the Four Loves Led by Canon David Winter with the choir of Keble College, Oxford, directed by Stephen Bullamore. Come Down, 0 Love Divine; 1 John 4, w7-12; I Sat Down under His Shadow; Ubi Caritas; 0 Love Divine, How Sweet Thou Art.


Unknown: Canon David Winter
Directed By: Stephen Bullamore.

: Serial: Barrow's Boys

By Fergus Fleming. Part 4. For details see Monday


Unknown: Fergus Fleming.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray and guests. Drama: Still Waters. Part 19.
Drama repeated at 7.45pm For details see Monday


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: Crossing Continents

Women fighters played a crucial role in Eritrea's 30-year struggle for independence, but now that the war is over, is girl power still alive and kicking? Julian Pettifer travels to the capital, Asmara, to investigate. Producer Emma Rippon


Unknown: Julian Pettifer
Producer: Emma Rippon

: Colvil and Soames: Bad Apples

In the final episode of Christopher Lee 's political thriller, the precise relationship between the Home Secretary, the Prime Minister's press secretary and the man murdered on Brighton beach is made uncomfortably clear. with Dudley Sutton , Alphonsia Emmanuel ,
Sheila Reid. Sue Jones Davies , Tom Cotcher , Alistair McGowan and Brian Bowles. Producer Pete Atkin
Repeated Sunday 8pm


Unknown: Christopher Lee
Unknown: Dudley Sutton
Unknown: Alphonsia Emmanuel
Unknown: Sheila Reid.
Unknown: Jones Davies
Unknown: Tom Cotcher
Unknown: Alistair McGowan
Unknown: Brian Bowles.
Producer: Pete Atkin
Henry Colvil: Christopher Benjamin
Alex Soames: Amanda Redman

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and John Waite.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Brain of Britain 1998

Robert Robinson chairs the final of the nationwide general knowledge contest. Producer Richard Edis. Rptd Sunday llpm


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Producer: Richard Edis.

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Painting Mrs Jones

Lindsay Duncan stars as Jennifer Jones in Rachel Joyce 's play about a woman who sits for her portrait and wonders if the painting will reveal a new truth about her inner self.
Director Jeremy Mortimer Repeat


Unknown: Lindsay Duncan
Unknown: Jennifer Jones
Unknown: Rachel Joyce
Director: Jeremy Mortimer
lain Jones: James Laurenson
Tom: David Antrobus

: Call You and Yours: [number removed]

With Peter White.


Unknown: Peter White.

: Songlines

4: The Red Flag. Tony Benn helps to uncover the roots of the anthem.
For details see Monday


Unknown: Tony Benn

: Fireweed

By Gee Williams, read by Sue
Jones Davies. How will the destruction of the wild fireweed near Willa's house change her life? Producer Tanya Nash


Unknown: Jones Davies.
Producer: Tanya Nash

: Law in Action

With Marcel Berlins.

Repeated Sunday 8.30pm


Presenter: Marcel Berlins
Producer: Sallie Davies
Producer: Charles Sigler

: The Material World

Trevor Phillips examines the elusive flu virus and asks what science is doing to stop the four thousand deaths it causes annually. Editor Sharon Banoff
E-MAIL: material.world@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Trevor Phillips
Editor: Sharon Banoff

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: Kate and Cindy

Sarah Parkinson 's six-part comedy follows Kate and Cindy's friendship through the years. In the last of the series, The Stepford Wives, Cindy has met an American and Kate disapproves. Will this be the end of their friendship? with Sally Grace , Joanna Brookes , Toby Longworth and Christopher Gee. Producer Liz Anstee


Unknown: Sarah Parkinson
Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Joanna Brookes
Unknown: Toby Longworth
Producer: Liz Anstee
Kate: Sarah Parkinson
Cindy: Felicity Montagu

: The Archers

Tommy gets ticked off. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Francine Stock chairs the arts show. Producer Rebecca Stratford


Unknown: Francine Stock
Producer: Rebecca Stratford

: Still Waters

Part 19 by Ann Marie Di Mambro and Cally Phillips.
Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Ann Marie Di Mambro

: Pop!

Habit. Economist Bridget Rosewell concludes her three-part history of bubbles, manias, panics and crashes by looking at why we fail to learn the lessons of bubbles past. Producer Michael Blastland


Unknown: Bridget Rosewell
Producer: Michael Blastland

: The Week in Westminster

With Mary Anne Sieghart of The Times. Editor Jane Ashley


Unknown: Mary Anne Sieghart
Editor: Jane Ashley

: Ground Control

A four-part series in which Angela Lamont reports on the technologies behind some of the biggest civil engineering projects underway in Britain. 1: The Cardiff Bay Barrage. Producer Ian Gilvear


Unknown: Angela Lamont
Producer: Ian Gilvear

: In Our Time with Melvyn Bragg

Repeated from 9am

: Book at Bedtime: Another World

By Pat Barker. Part 9. For details see Monday


Unknown: Pat Barker.

: The Cradleys

By Mike Haskins and Griff Rhys Jones. Another exclusive from Copping Mount. with Perry Benson , Emma Amos and Geoffrey McGivem. Producer Nick Canner


Unknown: Mike Haskins
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones.
Unknown: Perry Benson
Unknown: Emma Amos
Unknown: Geoffrey McGivem.
Producer: Nick Canner
Baz: Si Mon Godley
Val: Felicity Montagu

: MacLean: the Memorex Years

John Langdon 's comedy drama series in which a former Conservative MP dictates his account of events in Westminster.
Starring Leslie Phillips. Part 3 of 6. Producer Bruce Hyman


Unknown: John Langdon
Unknown: Leslie Phillips.
Producer: Bruce Hyman

: New Radio

Piers Plowright introduces programmes showcasing innovative work from first-time producers.
2: Inside a west London brothel; a plot to kill the Prime Minister unfolds; and a journey into the heart of protest. Editor Brian King


Introduces: Piers Plowright
Editor: Brian King

: News

: The Late Book: A Man in Full

By Tom Wolfe. Part 14. For details see Monday


Unknown: Tom Wolfe.

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.

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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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