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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From All Saints Parish Church, Rainford, Lancashire.

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

One Pair of Hands. Eileen Campbell investigates the multiple functions of a single pair of hands. Producer Tamsin Collison. Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Eileen Campbell
Producer: Tamsin Collison.

: On Your Farm

The farming programme, Producer Hugh O'Donnell


Producer: Hugh O'Donnell

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Roger Bolton with the religious and ethical news Of the week. Series producer Liz Leonard


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Liz Leonard

: Radio 4 Appeal

Joanna Lumley speaks on behalf of a charity which works with young people in Ireland to build understanding and respect between communities. Producer Anne Downing
DONATIONS: Cooperation Ireland. [address removed]CREDIT CARDS: [number removed]. Rptd Thursday 3.27pm


Unknown: Joanna Lumley
Producer: Anne Downing

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday Worship

Power Made Perfect in Weakness. Live from
Immanuel United Reformed Church, Swindon, led by the Rev Tony Burnham. Conductor Julie Hancock. Organist Geoffrey Gleed.


Conductor: Tony Burnham.
Conductor: Julie Hancock.
Organist: Geoffrey Gleed.

: Letter from America

Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House

Eddie Mair presents conversation about the big Stories Of the week. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: NatWest Triangular Series

am* — pm (or until close of play)
England v West Indies
Commentary from Lord's by Jonathan Agnew,
Donna Symmonds, Tony Cozier and Christopher Martin-Jenkins. Expert comment from Sir Viv
Richards, Graham Gooch and Vic Marks. Scorer Bill Frindall. Including at 2.20 News. 'Approximate times

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway is film director Alan Parker , who first made his mark in Hollywood with Midnight Express. He is now playing a leading role in revitalising the British film industry. Producer Miranda Birch. Repeated Friday 9am


Director: Alan Parker
Producer: Miranda Birch.

: Just a Minute

Nicholas Parsons presents the radio panel game. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons

: The Food Programme

The Wiltshire breakfast, the Herefordshire dinner - can the landladies of Britain save our farmers and revive ourfood culture? Producer Sheila Dillon. Extended repeat tomorrow 4pm


Producer: Sheila Dillon.

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Cathedral City

Petroc Trelawny explores music making, past and present, sacred and secular, in six British cities.
5: Edinburgh. He discovers the mysterious tale of the murdered musician who wrote songs over 100 years after his death. Today the city is alive with festivals and music to suit all tastes and ages, as Trelawny discovers when he walks the Royal Mile. Producer Andy Cartwright. Repeated Saturday llpm


Producer: Andy Cartwright.

: Gardeners' Question Time

In a special edition of the programme, John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Anne Swithinbank broadcast from the Bingerden Flower Show in the Netherlands. With chairman Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor Repeated Wednesday 3pm


Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: DIY Wildlife Homes

The Otter Holt. Lionel Kelleway presents the first of three programmes about building homes for wildlife. Britain's otters now have their own biodiversity action plan -their survival depends on the places we provide forthem. On a riverbank in Wales, Kelleway sets about constructing an artificial Otter holt. Producer Brett Westwood


Unknown: Otter Holt.
Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Unknown: Otter Holt.
Producer: Brett Westwood

: Classic Serial: Moby Dick

F Murray Abraham stars in David Zane Mairowitz 's three-part adaptation of Herman Melville's classic novel. 2: The Pequod is charged with excitement as whalinggets underway. Yet as Ahab forges on in search of the elusive Moby Dick , the crew's high spirits are replaced with foreboding. Music composed and performed by Rohan Kriwaczek Producer Lance Dann. Director Bill Raymond. Rptd Saturday 9pm


Unknown: F Murray Abraham
Unknown: David Zane Mairowitz
Unknown: Moby Dick
Unknown: Rohan Kriwaczek
Producer: Lance Dann.
Director: Bill Raymond.
Ishmael: Fmurray Abraham
Ahab: Fritz Weaver
Queequeg: Oliva Leavanae
Starbuck: Thomas Gilroy
Fiask: Michael P Moran
Captain of the Rosebud: Charles Potter
Voice: Merwin Goldsmith
Boomer: Simon Jones
Stubb: John Rothman

: Open Book

Nick Revell looks at what is happening in the world of books. Producer Penelope Gibbs. Repeated Friday 4pm


Unknown: Nick Revell
Producer: Penelope Gibbs.

: Fine Lines

Poetry and conversation from Sarah Maguire and John Burnside on the themes of gardening and wildlife. Presented by Christopher Cook. Producer Lindsay Leonard. Repeated Saturday 11.30pm


Unknown: Sarah Maguire
Unknown: John Burnside
Presented By: Christopher Cook.
Producer: Lindsay Leonard.

: File on 4

Gerry Northam reports on major issues at home and abroad. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Gerry Northam

: Letters from the Morning of the World

In 1992 English composer Robert Walker emigrated to the village of Karangasem on the Indonesian island of Bali. His letters describe the life he now leads. Paradise in Peril. Indonesia's economic crisis has shattered lives across the vast archipelago. Kadek and his wife earn 15p a day making sate. Betty the transvestite hangs herself when refused a loan of one pound. But Peterthe expat still serves cucumber sandwiches with the crusts cut off. Producer Andrew Green. Repeated Saturday 7.45pm


Unknown: Robert Walker
Producer: Andrew Green.

: Pick of the Week

! Jenni Murray presents her selection of highlights from the past week on BBC radio. Producer Harry Parker. PHONE: [number removed] FAX: [number removed].E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Producer: Harry Parker.

: The Archers

It's not an end, but a beginning. Repeated tomorrow 2pm Soap and Flannel with Alison Graham : page 22


Unknown: Alison Graham

: The Copysnatchers

David Aaronovitch presents the topical chat show in which British-based guests from around the world observe, parody and dissect current stories from a foreign perspective. Producers Julia Fleming and Andrea Kidd


Unknown: David Aaronovitch
Producers: Julia Fleming
Producers: Andrea Kidd

: Feedback

Roger Bolton airs listeners' views on BBC radio programmes and policy. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Roger Bolton

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins takes a lively look at the legal affairs Of the moment. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Marcel Berlins

: Shopping Heaven, Shopping Hell

Beyond the Pleasure Principle. Inthesecondof two programmes, culture pundit Tony Thome explores the pleasures and pains of the shopping experience. He asks if retail therapy really works and ponders the cost of being a nation of shoppers. Producers Nicola Banning and Lyn Webster-Wilde (R)


Unknown: Tony Thome
Unknown: Lyn Webster-Wilde

: In Business

Hollow.com. The world is waking up to the lack of substance at the heart of many of the hottest internet companies. Peter Day investigates. Repeated from Thursday

: The Westminster Hour

Next week's political headlines, with Andrew Rawnsley. Including 10.45 It's a Funny Old World Simon Hoggarttakes a light-hearted look at the week in Westminster.
Editor John Evans. it's a Funny Old World rptd Wednesday 8.45pm


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley.
Unknown: Simon Hoggarttakes
Editor: John Evans.

: The Learning Curve

Presented by Libby Purves. Repeated from Tuesday


Presented By: Libby Purves.

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Opera Out and About

in six programmes Peter Hobday visits smaller companies that struggle to bring opera to local communities. 1: Loughborough Festival Opera in Gloucestershire, brainchild of Martin Graham. Producers Tony Cheevers and Alison Prain (R)


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Martin Graham.
Producers: Tony Cheevers
Producers: Alison Prain

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.

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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