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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Joel Edwards.


Unknown: Joel Edwards.

: Farming Today

With Charlotte Smith. Producer David Street


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: David Street

: Today

Sue MacGregor and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News


Unknown: James Naughtie.

: Thought for the Day

With Huw Spanner.


Unknown: Huw Spanner.

: Start the Week

With Jeremy Paxman and guests.
Producer Karen Holden. Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman
Producer: Karen Holden.

: Daily Service

Led by the Rev Johnston McKay in the parish church of St Andrew and St
George, Edinburgh. Psalm 80, w7-19. Choir of Edinburgh Academy, directed by Peter Backhouse. Organist Philip Coad.


Unknown: Rev Johnston McKay
Organist: Peter Backhouse.
Organist: Philip Coad.

: Serial: The Right Set

A week of readings from a new tennis anthology to mark the start ofWimbledon. 1: The First Wimbledon by A Wallis Myers , read by Alistair McGowan. The tournament is scandalised by new strokes. Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Wallis Myers
Read By: Alistair McGowan.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: Woman's Hour

Martha Kearney hosts a discussion on why women are denied pole position in the motor racing world. Drama: Stories forOlga by Anton Chekhov , dramatised by Olwen Wymark. Part 6 of 10. Editor Ruth Gardiner
E-MAIL: [address removed] Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Martha Kearney
Unknown: Anton Chekhov
Dramatised By: Olwen Wymark.
Editor: Ruth Gardiner

: Inventors Imperfect

Adam Hart-Davis reassesses the lives and work of four great inventors.
3: Steam Mill Mad. James Watt is world famous, but for all the wrong reasons. Producer Mary Ward Lowery


Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis
Unknown: James Watt
Producer: Mary Ward Lowery

: Thrush Green

By Miss Read, dramatised in six parts by Lesley Bruce. 6: Dimity Dean. Dimity finds love in the peaceful Cotswolds village. with Ian Masters. John Rowe , Adam Godley , Marlene Sidaway and Ann Beach Director Marilyn Imrie


Unknown: Lesley Bruce.
Unknown: Ian Masters.
Unknown: John Rowe
Unknown: Adam Godley
Unknown: Marlene Sidaway
Unknown: Ann Beach
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Dimity Dean: Janet Maw
Ella Bembridge: Maggie McCarthy

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Trixie Rawlinson.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Trixie Rawlinson.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Wireless Wise

A six-part radio quiz, written by Nick Baker. In this programme,
Terry Wogan and Jenni Murray compete against Brian Hayes and Laurie Taylor. With chairman David Hatch.
Producers Viv Black and Nick Utechin


Written By: Nick Baker.
Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Brian Hayes
Unknown: Laurie Taylor.
Unknown: David Hatch.
Producers: Viv Black
Producers: Nick Utechin

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Retouching

By Jane Cassidy. A woman brings an old photo to a studio to be retouched and asks to have the child in it erased. The retoucher is determined to find out why. with Margaret D'Arcy. Simon Magill ,
JJ Murphy , George Shane and Brenda Winter Director Pam Brighton Repeat


Unknown: Jane Cassidy.
Unknown: Margaret D'Arcy.
Unknown: Simon Magill
Unknown: Jj Murphy
Unknown: George Shane
Unknown: Brenda Winter
Director: Pam Brighton
Bernadette: Marie Jones
Henry: Ian McElhinney

: Money Box Live: [number removed]

Vincent Duggleby takes calls on an issue affecting personal finance. Producer Frances MacDonald
LINES OPEN from 1.30pm


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Frances MacDonald

: Next to Godliness

Five programmes in which
Kate Saunders explores ideas of purity and cleanliness in world faiths. 1: Rituals practised around pregnancy and childhood by Hindus.
Producer Rosemary Dawson


Unknown: Kate Saunders
Producer: Rosemary Dawson

: This Sceptred Isle

Anna Massey narrates the history of Britain, with the words of Sir Winston Churchill read by Peter Jeffrey. Additional readings by David Holt. 126: The Irish and the American Revolution
Producer Pete Atkin Revised repeat


Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: Sir Winston Churchill
Read By: Peter Jeffrey.
Unknown: David Holt.
Producer: Pete Atkin

: The Food Programme

Repeated from Saturday 11am

: Four Corners

Jane Franchi and guests look behind the headlines at the issues and cultures which shape the world. Producer Amber Dawson


Unknown: Jane Franchi
Producer: Amber Dawson

: PM

With Clare English and Chris Lowe.


Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

Humphrey Lyttelton hosts the comedy panel game from Nottingham's Theatre Royal, with special guest Jeremy Hardy. Colin Sell is at the piano. Producer Jon Naismith. Rptd Sunday 12 noon


Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy.
Unknown: Colin Sell
Producer: Jon Naismith.

: The Archers

Tommy stays in. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Francine Stock reviews Sean Connery's latest film, Entrapment. Producer Elizabeth Turner


Unknown: Francine Stock
Unknown: Sean Connery'S
Producer: Elizabeth Turner

: Stories for Olga

The comic stories of Anton Chekhov , dramatised by Olwen Wymark. July 1902. The playwright Chekhov is already famous for his short stories. When his wife, Olga Knipper , needs diversion during a convalescence, he decides to read some to her. Part 6 of 10. with Andrew Wincott , Siriol Jenkins and lestyn Jones. Director Alison Hindell Repeated from 10.45am


Stories Of: Anton Chekhov
Dramatised By: Olwen Wymark.
Unknown: Olga Knipper
Unknown: Andrew Wincott
Unknown: Siriol Jenkins
Unknown: Lestyn Jones.
Director: Alison Hindell
Chekhov: David Haig
Olga: Clare Holman

: Face the Facts

John Waite and his team of investigators return to follow up listeners' complaints. Producer Susan Mitchell
WRITE TO: Face the Facts. BBC Broadcasting House, London, W1A 1AA E-MAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: John Waite
Producer: Susan Mitchell

: Analysis

The Importance of Being Earnest. With fake television documentaries, phoney chat-show guests, spin doctors and untrustworthy journalists, fact and fiction are becoming hard to separate. Ian Hargreaves asks if this makes us a less truthful and more gullible society. Producer Zareer Masani. Rptd Sunday 9.30pm


Unknown: Ian Hargreaves
Producer: Zareer Masani.

: Raining Cats and Dogs

The Weather Prophets. The first of two programmes about relationships between animals and weather.
Joanna Pinnock looks at weather lore and asks if wildlife can forecast the weather. Producer Helen Thomas


Unknown: Joanna Pinnock
Producer: Helen Thomas

: Start the Week

Repeated from 9am

: Book at Bedtime: Perch Hill

Adam Nicholson 's book charts a move to the country and to farming in Sussex. Read by Robert Glenister , abridged in ten parts by Andrew Simpson. Parti. Producer Duncan Minshull


Unknown: Adam Nicholson
Read By: Robert Glenister
Unknown: Andrew Simpson.
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: Nightmoves

Four plays by Rob Gittens , set in Cardiff s city centre. 2: The Madam's Tale
Mairead wants to focus on the imminent arrival of her long-lost daughter, but her clients keep getting in the way. with Erica Eirian , Giles Thomas ,
Brendan Charleson , Robert Harper and lestyn Jones Director Alison Hindell


Unknown: Rob Gittens
Unknown: Erica Eirian
Unknown: Giles Thomas
Unknown: Brendan Charleson
Unknown: Robert Harper
Unknown: Lestyn Jones
Director: Alison Hindell
Mairead: Helen Griffin
Sue: Clare Isaac

: Crossing Continents

Turkey has rushed to the forefront of countries openingtheir doors to refugees from Kosovo. Six million Turks are of Albanian origin, but how closely do they identify with their Muslim brothers in the Balkans? Julian Pettifer investigates. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Julian Pettifer

: News 1

: The Late Book: Close Range

Five weird and wonderful stories by Annie Proulx , set in Wyoming. Read by Garrick Hagon and abridged by Pat McLoughlin. 1: The Half-skinned Steer Producer Sarah Johnson


Stories By: Annie Proulx
Read By: Garrick Hagon
Abridged By: Pat McLoughlin.
Producer: Sarah Johnson

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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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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