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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St Nicholas, Durweston. Devon.


Unknown: Durweston. Devon.

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Denis Tuohy examines the way we use numbers to make sense of things.
Producer Will Cantopher. Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Denis Tuohy

: On Your Farm

A glimpse of rural life with Anna Hill. Producer Gabi Fisher


Unknown: Anna Hill.
Producer: Gabi Fisher

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Roger Bolton presents religious news. Producer Rosemary Dawson. WRITE TO:
Sunday. Room 5063, BBC North. PO Box 27, Manchester. M60 1SJ. E-MAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Rosemary Dawson.

: Radio 4 Appeal

This week on behalf of a charity which sends refurbished tools to Africa.
DONATIONS: Tools for Self-Reliance, [address removed]CREDIT CARDS: [number removed]44 Repeated Thursday 3.28pm

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday Worship

From Brunswick Methodist Church,
Swansea, led by the Rev Stephen Wigley.


Unknown: Stephen Wigley.

: Letter from America

Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House

Eddie Mair with the week's big stories. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway this week is
Helen Bamber. founder of the Medical Foundation for the Victims of Torture. Producer Angie Nehring. Repeated Friday 9am A double CD or cassette Desert Island Discs - Opera for Castaways is available now


Unknown: Helen Bamber.
Producer: Angie Nehring.

: Quote.... Unquote

Nigel Rees exchanges quotations and anecdotes with Roy Hudd.
Steve Jones , Angela Scoular and Peter Porter. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Roy Hudd.
Unknown: Steve Jones
Unknown: Angela Scoular
Unknown: Peter Porter.

: Route A66

In the first of two programmes,
Ian McMillan makes a nostalgic return to his childhood journeys on the A66. Producer Viv Beeby


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Producer: Viv Beeby

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Being in Control

In a four-part music series,
Tommy Pearson meets the people responsible for making the artistic choices which determine what and who we listen to.
1: The Record Executives. Two record executives discuss their responsibilities towards the public who buy the discs. Producer Emma Kingsley. Rptd Saturday llpm


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Producer: Emma Kingsley.

: Gardeners' Question Time

Nigel Colborn , John Cushnie and Pippa Greenwood are guests of the Oswaldtwistle Civic Society. Lancashire. With chairman Eric Robson.
Producer Trevor Taylor. Rptd Wednesday 3pm


Unknown: Nigel Colborn
Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor.

: Marguerite Patten's Century of British Cooking

Marguerite Patten presents an account of the changes in British cooking this century. 4: Hard Times and Omelettes: 1930-39
Producer Ian Willox. E-MAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Marguerite Patten
Producer: Ian Willox.

: Classic Serial: Voss

By Patrick White , winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, dramatised in two parts by Julia Stoneham. 2: Voss and Laura's relationship becomes more obsessive in their minds as the physical distance between them grows and the hardship on the trek increases. with Bob Homery , Julia Blake , Tammy McCarthy. Paul English , Celia De Burgh , Glen Shea.
Michael Carman. Brian Lipson , John Dicks ,
Jerome Pride , Stanley McGeagh , Kylie Belling , Warren Owens and Jessica Muschamp.
Pianist John O'Donnell. Music Shaun Rigney Director Janet Whitaker. Repeated Saturday 9pm


Unknown: Patrick White
Unknown: Julia Stoneham.
Unknown: Bob Homery
Unknown: Julia Blake
Unknown: Tammy McCarthy.
Unknown: Paul English
Unknown: Celia de Burgh
Unknown: Glen Shea.
Unknown: Michael Carman.
Unknown: Brian Lipson
Unknown: John Dicks
Unknown: Jerome Pride
Unknown: Stanley McGeagh
Unknown: Kylie Belling
Unknown: Warren Owens
Pianist: Jessica Muschamp.
Pianist: John O'Donnell.
Music: Shaun Rigney
Director: Janet Whitaker.
Voss: Robert Menzies
Laura Trevelyan: Pamela Rabe

: Bookclub

James Naughtie and a group of readers talk to Margaret Atwood about Cat's Eye, her highly successful novel depicting the agonies of childhood cruelty.
Producer Olivia Seligman. Repeated Friday 4pm * This month's bookclub: page 134


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Margaret Atwood
Producer: Olivia Seligman.

: The Reservoir of Darkness

WH Auden was obsessed with the north
Pennines, an area still known as "England's last wilderness." Sean O'Brien explores how Auden transformed his love of this landscape into some of his greatest poetry.
Producer Beaty Rubens. Rptd Saturday 11.30pm


Unknown: Sean O'Brien
Producer: Beaty Rubens.

: File on 4 Special

Russia In the Red
In the second of two programmes on Russia's financial crisis.
Julian O'Halloran looks at the role of the West. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Julian O'Halloran

: The King of Salami

David Mendel explores one of his favourite sights - maturing salamis hanging from bars in a north Italian salami factory near Piacenza. Producer Richard Bannerman


Unknown: David Mendel
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: Pick of the Week

John Humphrys presents highlights from the past week on BBC radio.
Producer Bob Carter. PHONE: [number removed] FAX: [number removed]. E-MAIL: [address removed] WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw


Unknown: John Humphrys
Producer: Bob Carter.

: The Archers

Tracy lights up.
Repeated tomorrow 2pm
* Soap and flannel: page 12

: The Copy Snatchers

Guests from around the world observe, parody and dissect topical British stories from foreign perspectives. Presented by David Aaronovitch.
Producers Main Russell and Paula McGinley


Presented By: David Aaronovitch.
Presented By: Paula McGinley

: Open University

8.00 Developing Participation 8.30
Whose Right to Intervene? 9.00
Semiotics and Visual Art 9.20 Talking about the Enlightenment 9.40 Leaving Home.

: Feedback

Roger Bolton airs your views on BBC radio programmes. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Roger Bolton

: Nice Work

Alison Mitchell explores the issues that shape your working life. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Alison Mitchell

: Consequences

Jonathan Freedland looks back at political or social turning points in the past 50 years. Package Holidays. A report on the growth of mass tourism. Producer Mark Savage Repeat


Unknown: Jonathan Freedland

: In Business

A Boss's Guide to the Internet. Peter Day reports on the revolution that British businesses do not know enough about. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Peter Day

: The Westminster Hour

On the weekend before historic elections in Scotland and Wales. Andrew Rawnsley
has the latest political update.
10.45 On the Road. The International
Development Select Committee visits India and Bangladesh looking at brothels, slums and villages to discover what the British taxpayer is doing for women in the subcontinent. Editor John Evans


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Editor: John Evans

: The Learning Curve

Libby Purves presents a guide to the world of learning.
Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Libby Purves

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Experimental Feature: Clapped Out

A field guide to applause. Producer Tim Dee


Producer: Tim Dee

: The Late Story: Pot Luck

By Patrice Chaplin , read by Eve Karpf . Kay is happy with her life until she meets a charming gypsy.
Producer Pam Fraser Solomon Repeat


Unknown: Patrice Chaplin
Read By: Eve Karpf
Producer: Pam Fraser Solomon

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.

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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