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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Angela Woods.


Unknown: Angela Woods.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.
Producer Julia Letts


Unknown: Anna Hill.
Producer: Julia Letts

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.45 Thought for the Day With Charles Handy.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.

: Melvyn Bragg - In Our Time

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


Presenter: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: Sense the Difference

Claudia Hammond presents a five-part series examining whether men and women see, smell, hear, feel and taste things differently. 4: Why are more men colour-blind and why are women unable to park properly?
An examination of how we perceive space. Producer Joanna Rahim


Unknown: Claudia Hammond
Producer: Joanna Rahim

: Book of the Week: Playing the Moldovansat Tennis

Written and read by Tony Hawks in five parts. Part 4. For details see Monday


Read By: Tony Hawks

: Daily Service

With the Rev Ernest Rea. Now Is Eternal Life (Christchurch); Romans 6, wl-4; If We Have
Died to Ourselves in Jesus (Arr Wilson); We Know that Christ Is Raised (Stanford). Director of music Alan Wilson.


Unknown: Ernest Rea.
Music: Alan Wilson.

: Woman's Hour

Bestselling author Isabel Allende joins
Jenni Murray to talk about her latest novel Daughters of Fortune, which traces a young woman's life in Chile and California during the gold rush. Drama: Elizabeth and Essex selected and compiled by Lisa Osborne. Part 4. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Isabel Allende
Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Lisa Osborne.

: From Our Own Correspondent

Kate Adie with insight and analysis from correspondents worldwide. Producer Tony Grant


Unknown: Kate Adie
Producer: Tony Grant

: Just Two Minutes from This Cinema

Les Woodland explores the story of cinema advertising, from the silent films to the big-budget productions of today. Producer Anne Bristow


Producer: Anne Bristow

: 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.

: Open Country

Richard Uridge uncovers more stories and characters from the British countryside. Shortened repeat from Saturday 6.10am


Unknown: Richard Uridge

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Trinity

A three-part drama-documentary series exploring how our perceptions of the past, present and future change our lives.
1: The Bell-Ringer and the Bivalve by Sarah Woods.
A geologist travels backthrough time accompanied by a bell-ringer, a bivalve and a ghost.
Music Anders Sodergreen. Producer Sara Conkey Director Sarah Woods


Music: Anders Sodergreen.
Producer: Sara Conkey
Director: Sarah Woods
The Bivalve: Victoria Worsley
Jack: Simeon Defoe
Sadie: Poppy Ellen

: Call You and Yours: [number removed]

With Peter White. Editor Chris Burns


Unknown: Peter White.
Editor: Chris Burns

: Radio 4 Appeal

An appeal on behalf of a charity which gives free advice and supportto parents with children who have special educational needs.
DONATIONS: IPSEA, [address removed]. CREDIT CARDS: [number removed]

: Fine Feathers: Miss Carlton and thePop Concert

By Penelope Lively , read by Vanessa Rosenthal. Will Miss Carlton find kindred spirits among the young people attending the pop concert in the park, or are their fine feathers an illusion? Producer Rosemary Watts


Unknown: Penelope Lively
Read By: Vanessa Rosenthal.
Producer: Rosemary Watts

: An Englishman in Search of a Tea Ceremony

4: Tea Culture. Andrew Jefford explores the role of tea in the cultural and social life of Britain -the impact of taxation, the influences of tea dances and the emergence of afternoon tea. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Andrew Jefford

: Law in Action

The programme that proves the law is notjust a load of dusty old books. Marcel Berlins takes a lively look at the legal affairs of the moment Producers Jonathan Brunert and Gudrun Dalibor Repeated Sunday at 8.30pm


Unknown: Marcel Berlins
Producers: Jonathan Brunert
Producers: Gudrun Dalibor

: The Material World

Weakened bones, cardiac dysrhythmia and decreased blood volume are all conditions associated with space travel. As the International Space Station takes shape and manned exploration of deep space becomes a reality,
Quentin Cooper discovers what science can do to counterthe effects of prolonged weightlessness. Producer John Watkins
E-MAIL: material.world@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Quentin Cooper
Producer: John Watkins

: PM

With Clare English and Charlie Lee-Potter .


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter

: The Motion Show

"This house believes in fairies at the bottom of the garden." The comic debating show returns to tackle the key issues of the day. Dr Phil Hammond presides over a battle of comic heavyweights between Tony Hawks, Simon Fanshawe and Steve Punt.
Producers Bill Dare and Adam Bromley


Unknown: Dr Phil Hammond
Unknown: Simon Fanshawe
Unknown: Steve Punt.
Unknown: Adam Bromley

: The Archers

Jolene wants more.
Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Francine Stock presents the arts programme and talks to director Sam Mendes , whose debut film American Beauty has already been tipped for Academy Awards. Producer Jane Graham


Director: Sam Mendes
Producer: Jane Graham

: Chapters and Verses: Treasures of the British Library

Elizabeth and Essex selected and compiled by Lisa Osborne. Part4.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Lisa Osborne.

: Legacy of Division

The second of two programmes in which Michael Portillo explores the history of the Spanish Civil War and the years of General Franco's dictatorship. The Rule of the General. A look at
Franco's attempt to build a social order based on conservative values, and how it was undermined by social change.
Producer Anthony Dworkin


Unknown: Michael Portillo
Producer: Anthony Dworkin

: In Business

On Demand. Computer networks are enabling customers to ask for exactly what they want. Peter Day finds out how companies are responding to growing demands. Producer Rosamund Jones
Repeated Sunday 9.30pm


Unknown: Peter Day
Producer: Rosamund Jones

: Testbeds

Electric implants may one day help paraplegics to walk again. Alun Lewis looks at the challenges facing scientists as they try to restore function to muscles paralysed by injury or disease. Producer Paul Arnold
E-MAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Alun Lewis
Producer: Paul Arnold

: Melvyn Bragg - in Our Time

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss ideas and events which have influenced our time.
Repeated from 9am


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg

: Book at Bedtime: In Siberia

By Colin Thubron , read by John Rowe. Part 4. For details see Monday


Unknown: Colin Thubron
Read By: John Rowe.

: The Way It Is

A satirical look at the week's news and events with Simon Evans , Dave Lamb , Chris Pavlo and Laura Shavin. Producer Alex Walsh-Taylor


Unknown: Simon Evans
Unknown: Dave Lamb
Unknown: Chris Pavlo
Unknown: Laura Shavin.
Producer: Alex Walsh-Taylor

: News

: The Late Book: Alistair Cooke - a Celebration

Ian Richardson reads Nick Clarke 's biography of Alistair Cooke. Part 4. For details see Monday


Unknown: Ian Richardson
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

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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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