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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Dr Leslie Griffiths.


Unknown: Dr Leslie Griffiths.

: Farming Today

With Charlotte Smith. Producer David Street


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: David Street

: Today

Sue MacGregor and John Humphrys.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Gabrielle Cox.
8.35 Yesterday in Parliament L W only


Unknown: John Humphrys.

: Melvyn Bragg - in Our Time

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss ideas and events which have influenced our time.
Producer Olivia Seligman. Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Olivia Seligman.

: Q& A

No Place Left for the Soul to Hide? If scientists can watch the brain in action and literally see our thoughts, where does that leave the human spirit? Jez Nelson investigates. Producer Ruth Linton
E-MAIL: [address removed]


Producer: Ruth Linton

: Serial: Letters from My Windmill

4: The Old Couple For details see Monday

: Daily Service

Come to Set Us Free: Romans 5, w6-ll; It's Your Blood That Cleanses Me; Come Let Us Sing of a Wonderful Love. Director of music Alan Wilson.


Music: Alan Wilson.

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray and guests. Drama: The Cry of the Bittern. Part 24. Drama repeated at 7.45pm For details see Monday


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: Crossing Continents

Reports on the stories that matter to people around the world. In politically correct Nicaragua, sexual equality was a cornerstone of the left-wing
Sandinista revolution. Today, the statistics on domestic violence and sexual abuse are horrifying. Isabel Hilton asks what has gone wrong. Producer Rosie Goldsmith


Unknown: Isabel Hilton
Producer: Rosie Goldsmith

: My Uncle Freddie

Return of the award-winning six-part comedy about a boy and his uncle, set in Tyneside in the 1930s. It is
Christmas and Lecky's one desire is to see Charlotte dance in the panto. But first he must get a ticket. with Gareth Brown. Charlie Hardwick , Colin MacLachlan , Janine Birkett , Donald McBride and Adam Pearson. Music by Jane Holman Director Melanie Harris


Unknown: Gareth Brown.
Unknown: Charlie Hardwick
Unknown: Colin MacLachlan
Unknown: Janine Birkett
Unknown: Donald McBride
Unknown: Adam Pearson.
Music By: Jane Holman
Director: Melanie Harris
Uncle Freddie: Shaun Prendergast
Alex: Alex Ferguson

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and John Waite.
Editor Chris Burns. PHONE: [number removed]5145 to raise issues for investigation


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

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Open Country

Richard Uridge visits Lincolnshire. Repeated from Saturday 6.10am


Unknown: Richard Uridge

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: East Coast Line (Southbound)

By Lesley Glaister. The man in the cravat says the girl who missed the flight can stop the train by thought power. The vacuum-cleaner salesman is taking his dog to a conference and the guard has become a poet. with Crawford Logan. Gerda Stevenson , Sheila Donald. Gayanne Potter. Simon Tait and Robin Thomson. Music Bruce Fraser , performed by Whitburn Band. Producer David Batchelor


Unknown: Lesley Glaister.
Unknown: Crawford Logan.
Unknown: Gerda Stevenson
Unknown: Sheila Donald.
Unknown: Gayanne Potter.
Unknown: Simon Tait
Unknown: Robin Thomson.
Music: Bruce Fraser
Producer: David Batchelor
Fiona: Wendy Seager
Roger: Liam Brennan

: Call You and Yours: [number removed]

With Peter White.
Editor Chris Burns


Unknown: Peter White.
Editor: Chris Burns

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from Sunday 7.55am

: Carnival Tales

4: Faro and the Rainforest. In Belem, carnival encompasses music parades and political theatre about the rainforest and land ownership. For details see Monday

: This Sceptred Isle

54: Trading, Slaving, Piracy and the Spanish Armada
For details see Monday Repeat

: Nice Work

Alison Mitchell explores the issues that change and shape your working life. Producers Marcia Hughes and Sandra Kanthall. Repeated Sunday 8.30pm


Unknown: Alison Mitchell
Producers: Marcia Hughes
Producers: Sandra Kanthall.

: The Material World

Following the recent Royal Society conference on science, technology and social responsibility,
Trevor Phillips asks whether it is fair to hold scientists personally responsible for their discoveries.
Producer John Watkins
E-MAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Trevor Phillips
Producer: John Watkins

: PM

With Clare English and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Dear John

A tribute to John Wells , a key member of the group of sixties satirists and author of Private Eye's 's "Dear Bill" letters.
Producer Helen Williams Repeat


Unknown: John Wells
Producer: Helen Williams

: The Archers

Ruth turns it up.
Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Francine Stock with the arts programme. Producer Mohit Bakaya


Unknown: Francine Stock
Producer: Mohit Bakaya

: The Cry of the Bittern

By Tim Jackson. Part 24. Repeated from 10.45am For details see Monday


Unknown: Tim Jackson.

: What If?

Four programmes in which Professor Christopher Andrew and guests rewrite history by imagining how past events could have been different. 2: Alfred the Great. Alfred the Great's victory over the Vikings at Edington in 878 was a turning point in British history. Among other things, it led to the unification of England and the growth of a literate Christian tradition. But what if he had been defeated? Producer Ian Bell


Unknown: Christopher Andrew
Producer: Ian Bell

: The Week in Westminster

Steve Richards of the New Statesman takes a look behind the scenes at
Editor Martin Rosenbaum


Unknown: Steve Richards
Editor: Martin Rosenbaum

: Leading Edge

From understanding the nature of the cosmos to the latest thinking on the origin of life, Geoff Watts reports on the very latest from the cutting edge of science.
Producer Paul Arnold
E-MAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Paul Arnold

: Melvyn Bragg - in Our Time

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Strait Is the Gate

By Andre Gide. Part 4. For details see Monday


Unknown: Andre Gide.

: The Way It Is

Satire, sketches and a hard look behind the week's media events.
Starring Simon Evans ,
Tracy-Ann Oberman , Dave Lamb and Chris Pavlo. Producer Anil Gupta


Unknown: Simon Evans
Unknown: Tracy-Ann OBErman
Unknown: Dave Lamb
Unknown: Chris Pavlo.
Producer: Anil Gupta

: A Good Read

Thomas Sutcliffe and guests, artistic director Neil Bartlett and broadcaster
Martin Bashir , discuss three favourite paperbacks.
Producer Christine Hall Repeat


Unknown: Thomas Sutcliffe
Director: Neil Bartlett
Unknown: Martin Bashir
Producer: Christine Hall

: News

: The Late Book: The Mask of Command

4: False Heroic: Hitler as Supreme Commander
For details see Monday

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.

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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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