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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From Lichfield Cathedral, Staffordshire.

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

This Soul of Mine. In the first of two programmes, Mark Tully explores the meaning of the human SOUl. Producer Beverley McAinsh. Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Beverley McAinsh.

: On Your Farm

Anothertopical episode ofthe 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, moral arguments and perspectivies on stories, familiar and unfamiliar.
Producer Norman Winter. E-MAIL: sunday@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Norman Winter.

: Radio 4 Appeal

Jonathan Ross speaks on behalf of a charity at the forefront against hunger overseas.
Producer Anne Downing. DONATIONS: Action Against Hunger, [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: [number removed]
Repeated at 9.25pm and Thursday 3.27pm


Unknown: Jonathan Ross
Producer: Anne Downing.

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday Worship

From Clifton Cathedral in Bristol to mark the Catholic Church's year of celebration and renewal for Christians, led by Father Robert Corrigan. Preacher Pat Jones , deputy director of Cafod. Director of music David Ogden. Organist Richard Jeffrey-Grey . Wisdom 7, w7-ll; Hebrews 4, wl2-13; Mark 10, W17-30.


Unknown: Father Robert Corrigan.
Unknown: Pat Jones
Organist: David Ogden.
Organist: Richard Jeffrey-Grey

: Letter from America

By Alistair Cooke. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Broadcasting House

Eddie Mair presents a fresh approach to news, with conversation about the big stories ofthe week. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

: In the Psychiatrist's Chair

Professor Anthony Clare explores the mind of neuroscientist Professor Susan Greenfield , well known as a popularizer of the workings ofthe human brain.
Producer Michael Ember. Shortened 9am


Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare
Unknown: Professor Susan Greenfield
Producer: Michael Ember.

: Quote.... Unquote

Joining Nigel Rees to exchange quotations and anecdotes are Michele Brown , Valerie Grove ,
Brian Sibley and Robert Tear. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Michele Brown
Unknown: Valerie Grove
Unknown: Brian Sibley
Unknown: Robert Tear.

: The Food Programme

Burpy, bloated and full of bile? Derek Cooper brings relief to your digestive system.
Producer Lucinda Montefiore. Extended repeat tomorrow 4pm


Unknown: Derek Cooper
Producer: Lucinda Montefiore.

: The World This Weekend

James Cox


Unknown: James Cox

: Britain's Greatest Living Composer

Robert Lalljie explores the illusive phenomenon that was the composer Albert Ketelbey. His speciality was exotic palm court music and his popularity was such that during the twenties and thirties, it was almost impossible to spend a day without hearing at least one of his compositions. At one point he was so busy that he marketed his music under seven pseudonyms. In 1929 he was proclaimed "Britain's greatest living composer". ProducerAndrea Kidd (R)


Unknown: Robert Lalljie
Unknown: Albert Ketelbey.
Unknown: Producerandrea Kidd

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bob Flowerdew , Pippa Greenwood and Roy Lancaster are guests ofthe Kingsland Rower
Show, near Leominster. With chairman Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor. Repeated Wednesday 3pm


Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor.

: Charm of Birds

A series exploring the changing character of British birdsong over the course of a year as a backdrop to the life of Britain's longest-serving foreign secretary and field naturalist
Edward Grey. Ornithologists, historians and politicians reflect on his writing. 3: Late Summer and Waning Birdsong. The shadows of war are gathering and Grey is now foreign secretary. In 1910 he goes for a "bird walk" with ex-president
Theodore Roosevelt and finds a kindred spirit. Narrated by Anthony Hyde , readers Julian Glover and Maureen O'Brien. Producer Jules Wilkinson (R)


Unknown: Edward Grey.
Unknown: Theodore Roosevelt
Readers: Anthony Hyde
Readers: Julian Glover
Readers: Maureen O'Brien.
Producer: Jules Wilkinson

: Classic Serial: His Natural Life

By Marcus Clarke , dramatised in three parts by Joe Dunlop. The epic story of a man falsely accused of murder. 2: Marooned. Rufus Dawes has spent six terrible years in the penal settlement at
Macquarie Bay for a crime he did not commit. with Stephen Ventura and Joe Dunlop. Director Jane Morgan Repeated Saturday 9pm


Unknown: Marcus Clarke
Unknown: Joe Dunlop.
Unknown: Rufus Dawes
Unknown: Stephen Ventura
Unknown: Joe Dunlop.
Director: Jane Morgan
Rufus: Owen Teale
Maurice: Nicholas Boutton
Major Vickers: Terence Edmond
Mrs Vickers: Sarah Badel
Sylvia: Jasmine Hyde
Capt Blunt: Douglas Livingstone
Sarah: Monica Dolan
Troke: Sam Kelly
John: Peter Acre
Gabbett: Struan Rodger

: Open Book

Andy McNab , ex-SAS officer, and author of the bestselling Bravo Two Zero, talks to Charlie Lee Potter about his latest thriller Firewall, set in the murky world of cyber-espionage and the Russian Mafia. Producer Matt Silver. Repeated Fnday 4pm


Unknown: Andy McNab
Unknown: Charlie Lee
Producer: Matt Silver.

: Poetry Please

Frank Delaney ventures into the classroom and playground to bring you poetry requests from the chalkface. Readers Nigel Anthony , Alice Arnold , Lisa Coleman and David Collins.
Producer Kate McAII. Repeated Saturday 11.30pm


Unknown: Frank Delaney
Readers: Nigel Anthony
Readers: Alice Arnold
Readers: Lisa Coleman
Readers: David Collins.
Producer: Kate McAii.

: File on 4

Private companies are queuingto take overthe management of education services in some of Britain's biggest cities, but are they really qualified to improve our schools? Mark Whitaker reports. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Mark Whitaker

: The Happiness Lectures

Four leading figures reflect on the nature of happiness. 3: Shirley Williams explores how the pursuit of happiness has intrigued politicians as well as poets and philosophers through the ages. Producer Lynette Quinlan. Repeated Saturday 7.45pm


Unknown: Shirley Williams
Producer: Lynette Quinlan.

: Pick of the Week

John Waite presents his selection of extracts from BBC radio overthe past seven days. Producer Neil George. PHONE: [number removed] FAX: [number removed]. E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw


Unknown: John Waite
Producer: Neil George.

: The Archers

Has Ruth been thinking the unthinkable? Repeated tomorrow 2pm
Soap and Flannel with Alison Graham : page 39


Unknown: Alison Graham

: Off the Page

Chris Bigsby concludes a series of new writing and discussion. Confession. In the modern world where anythinggoes, why do we still have the urge to confess? What deep human need is answered by people opening their hearts and minds to others? Why is confessional writing all the rage? Novelists Paul Bailey and Ronan Bennett , and poet Lavinia Greenlaw own up. Producer Tim Dee


Unknown: Chris Bigsby
Unknown: Paul Bailey
Unknown: Ronan Bennett
Unknown: Lavinia Greenlaw
Producer: Tim Dee

: Feedback

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


Unknown: Roger Bolton

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins presents the programme that tackles big legal issues and everyday ones. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Marcel Berlins

: Money Box

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: In Business

Who Needs an MBA ? Entrepreneurs barely into their 20s would rather make millions than go to business school. Peter Day asks if they are missing anything. Repeated from Thursday

: The Westminster Hour

Next week's political headlines with Andrew Rawnsley. Including 10.45 On the Road
Editor John Evans. On the Road repeated Wednesday 8.45pm


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

: Sacred to Us

Richard Coles presents a series of programmes exploring the music of non-Christian faiths.
2: Islam. Music is forbidden within the mosque, but outside there is a thriving tradition of Qawwali, the devotional music of the Sufis. These immensely popular songs build up the music until a State of ecstasy is reached. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Richard Coles

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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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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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