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: Prayer for the Day

With Akhandadhi Das.


Unknown: Akhandadhi Das.

: Farming Today

Producer Steve Peacock


Producer: Steve Peacock

: Today

With John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Rev Dr Colin Morris.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Dr Colin Morris.

: In the Psychiatrist's Chair

Professor Anthony Clare talks to celebrated virtuoso percussionist Evelyn Glennie about the major influences on her remarkable life. See Sue Gaisford's choice on page 134. Shortened repeat from Sunday 11.15am


Talks: Professor Anthony Clare
Unknown: Evelyn Glennie

: Book of the Week: In Sicily

By Norman Lewis , read by John Rowe. The Rich orthe Frugal L/fe?Rnal part. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Norman Lewis
Read By: John Rowe.

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray with interviews and discussions from a woman's point of view. Drama: The Weight of Waferby Anita Shreve. Final part. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Waferby Anita Shreve.

: Bringing the House Down

Architectural historian Lucinda Lambton presents a six-part series exploring some of our most stunning, but neglected, buildings and meets the people behind their fate.
3: The Amos Vale Cemetery in Bristol. Producer Karen Gregor


Unknown: Lucinda Lambton
Producer: Karen Gregor

: Single Plus One

A comedy byTrish Cooke about a British-Caribbean family living in the North. Kiona Brown is black, beautiful and a single mum. She lives alone with her son, Joseph, who would like to find his mum a boyfriend and get her off his hands. When Paul, an old school friend of Kiona's turns up out of the blue, Joseph thinks his search might be over. But sparks fly round the family dinnertable when Paul meets Geoffrey, Kiona's ex and Joseph's father.
Director Pauline Harris


Unknown: Kiona Brown
Director: Pauline Harris
Kiona: Jacqueline Kington
Geoffrey: Robbie Gee
Joseph: Kleron Ramsden
Mum: Mona Hammond
Dad: Wyllie Longmore
Paul: Michael Begley

: You and Yours

John Waite and Liz Barclay.
Editor Chris Burns. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: youand yours@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: John Waite
Unknown: Liz Barclay.
Editor: Chris Burns.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: Feedback

Roger Bolton airs listeners' views on BBC radio programmes and policy. Producer Nick Utechin
WRITE TO: Feedback, PO Box 2100. London W1A 1QT FAX: [number removed]. PHONE: [number removed]
E-MAIL: feedback@bbc.co.uk. Repeated Sunday 8pm


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Nick Utechin

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Ellen Brassheart's Obduracy

By Jennifer Howarth. George Bernard Shaw and his favourite actress, Ellen Terry , exchanged intimate and revealing letters over a number of years without ever meeting face to face. When they eventually did meet, it was, perhaps, a little too late for both of them. uirector viv beeoy


Unknown: Jennifer Howarth.
Unknown: George Bernard Shaw
Unknown: Ellen Terry
Ellen Terry: Cherie Lunghi
G Bernard Shaw: Lorcan Cranitch

: Check Up: [number removed]

Incontinence. This little-discussed condition affects millions, although it is most common in women and the elderly. Sufferers may experience emotional as well as physical discomfort and many people isolate themselves for fear of ridicule. For expert advice call ore-mail Barbara Myers. Producer Alison Ayres. E-MAIL: checkup@bbc.co.uk WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/health/ LINES OPEN from 1.30pm


Unknown: Barbara Myers.
Producer: Alison Ayres.

: Five New Shorts

5: The Mission To Brazil by Clare Boylan , read by Dermot Crowley. A windfall for Father Ambrose means he can realize a dream - of sorts.
Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Clare Boylan
Read By: Dermot Crowley.

: Olympic Mind Games

Three of Britain's greatest athletes - Brendan Foster , Liz McColgan and Tanni Grey-give a unique insight into the mental battle that put them ahead of the field. Producer Tom Alban (R)


Unknown: Brendan Foster
Unknown: Liz McColgan
Unknown: Tanni Grey-Give
Producer: Tom Alban

: Open Book

Charlie Lee Potter talks to award-winning children's writer Jacqueline Wilson - known fortackling difficult subjects - about Vicky Angel , her new novel in which a girl loses her best friend in an accident. Repeated from Sunday 4pm


Talks: Charlie Lee Potter
Unknown: Jacqueline Wilson
Unknown: Vicky Angel

: The Message

Alex Brodie and guests engage in lively conversation about how current media trends affect Our lives. Producer Dave Harvey


Unknown: Alex Brodie
Producer: Dave Harvey

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Carolyn Quinn. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The News Quiz

Simon Hoggart chairs the topical comedy panel game, this week with Alan Coren , Linda Smith and guest panellists John O'Farrell and Robert Newman. Producer LucyArmitage. Repeated Saturday 12.30pm


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Linda Smith
Unknown: John O'Farrell
Unknown: Robert Newman.

: The Archers

Phil bites the bullet.
Written by Mary Cutler
Director Sean O'Connor. Editor Vanessa Whitburn
ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an sae to [address removed]


Written By: Mary Cutler
Director: Sean O'Connor.
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
Phil: Norman Painting
Jill: Patricia Greene
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch
Nigel: Graham Seed
Elizabeth: Alison Dowling
Tommy: Tom Graham
Jack: Arnold Peters
Sid: Alan Devereux
Kathy: Hedli Niklaus
Joe: Edward Kelsey
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
William: Philip Molloy
Edward: Barry Farrlmond
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Usha: Souad Farress
Bert: Eric Allen
Kirsty: Annabelle Dowler
Jolene: Buffy Davis
Lauren: Cathy Sara

: Front Row

Francine Stock speaks to
Sir Richard Attenborough about his new film Grey Owl, which stars Pierce Brosnan as a Canadian beaver-trapper. Producer Rob Ketteridge


Unknown: Sir Richard Attenborough
Unknown: Pierce Brosnan
Producer: Rob Ketteridge

: The Weight of Water

By Anita Shreve. The storm hits and the truth is revealed about the murders. Rnal part. For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Anita Shreve.

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby is joined at Eltham Palace,
London, by panellists including, Mo Mowlam MP and author Ben Okri.
Producer Lisa Jenkinson. Repeated Saturday 1.15pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Mo Mowlam
Unknown: Ben Okri.
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson.

: Letter from America

By Alistair Cooke. Insight, anecdote and history from the doyen of commentators.
Repeated Sunday 8.45am


Speaker: Alistair Cooke
Producer: Tony Grant

: The Friday Play: Bread of Heaven

By David Pownall. Mass starvation and terror occupy the minds of scientists during the siege of Leningrad in the Second World War. Yet in the city is a vast laboratory where they are working on a new strain of genetically-modified wheat that could feed the whole of the USSR.
Director Martin Jenkins


Unknown: David Pownall.
Director: Martin Jenkins
Irina: Siriol Jenkins
Marya: Sarah Badel
Kerikov: Alan Leith
Stefan: Peter Gunn
Ivanov: Keith Drinkel
Chauffeur: Janice Cramer
Reporter: Tom Bevan
Priest: Ian Masters
Pyotr: Ian Shaw

: The World Tonight

Editors Prue Keely and Jenni Russell E-MAIL: world.tonight@bbc.co.uk
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/worldtonight


Editors: Prue Keely
Editors: Jenni Russell

: Book at Bedtime: When I Lived in Modern Times

By Linda Grant , read by Sara Kestelman and abridged in ten parts by Richard Hamilton. Part 5. For details see Monday


Unknown: Linda Grant
Read By: Sara Kestelman
Unknown: Richard Hamilton.

: Last Man In

Jim White looks ahead to the Breeders' Cup in Kentucky - one of the biggest horse races in the world - and asks why horses in America are given drugs that are banned in every other country. Producer Ian Bent


Unknown: Jim White

: News

: The Late Book: In the Heart of the Sea

By Nathaniel Philbrick. The surviving crew members of the Essex reach the limit of their endurance before they are finally rescued. Final part. Fordetails see Monday (R)


Unknown: Nathaniel Philbrick.

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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.

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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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