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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Peter Francis.


Unknown: Peter Francis.

: Leisure Update

EditorChris Burns

: News Briefing

: Sports Desk

: Open Country

Richard Uridge presents more characters and stories from the British countryside. Producer Adrian Holloway


Unknown: Richard Uridge
Producer: Adrian Holloway

: Today

With John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
7.20 Yesterday in Parliament
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With the Rev Roy Jenkins.
8.45 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Roy Jenkins.

: Home Truths

John Peel takes another wry look at some of the foibles offamily life.
Producer Harry Parker. PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: home.truths@bbc.co.uk
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radic-4/hometruths Repeated Monday llpm


Unknown: John Peel
Producer: Harry Parker.

: Excess Baggage

Arthur Smith presents the travel programme featuring travellers' tales, anecdotes and conversation.
Producer Eleanor Garland
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/excessbaggage E-MAIL: excessbaggage@bbc.co.uk PHONE: [number removed]


Unknown: Arthur Smith
Producer: Eleanor Garland

: Life's Little Luxuries

Simon Parkes indulges in the pursuit of some of the best things life has to offer. This week he travels to the rocky coast of Maine to examine the king of crustaceans in its prime habitat. Producer Sheila Dillon


Unknown: Simon Parkes
Producer: Sheila Dillon

: Week in Westminster

Steve Richards of the Independent on Sunday looks behind the scenes at Westminster.
Producer Jane Ashley


Unknown: Steve Richards
Producer: Jane Ashley

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC foreign correspondents with the stories behind the world headlines. Introduced by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant


Introduced By: Kate Adie.
Producer: Tony Grant

: Money Box

PM Paul Lewis with the latest news from the world of personal finance and impartial advice forthose trying to make the most of their money. Producer Jennifer Clarke Repeated tomorrow 9pm


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Producer: Jennifer Clarke

: Dead Ringers

Jon Culshaw and Jan Ravens star in the programme that promises an impression every minute. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jon Culshaw
Unknown: Jan Ravens

: News

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimblebyisjoined at the Treloar Trust in Alton, Hampshire, by panellists including Dr Liam Fox , shadow Secretary for Health; Sir John Krebs , chairman of the Food Standards Agency; and Baroness Shirley Williams. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimblebyisjoined
Unknown: Dr Liam Fox
Unknown: Sir John Krebs
Unknown: Baroness Shirley Williams.

: Any Answers?: [number removed]

Jonathan Dimbleby takes listeners' calls and e-mails in response to last night's Any Questions? Producer Lisa Jenkinson. E-MAIL: any.answers@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson.

: The Medieval Ball

Until recently medieval maps were looked upon as quaint and inaccurate portrayals of the globe. From mythical monsters to biblical events, the mappaemundi seem to encompass everything. Terry Jones begins a four-partjourney of discovery in Hereford to find out what these maps can tell us about the medieval perception of the world. 1: A World View. Producer Mark Rickards Programme of the Week: page 137


Unknown: Terry Jones
Producer: Mark Rickards

: The Saturday Play: Singh Tangos

By Bettina Gracias. Anxious to immerse themselves in British culture and shake off their Indian roots, Mr and Mrs Singh take up ballroom dancing. Mina is entranced and determined that they enter a competition, but Harry's enthusiasm soon wanes when he discovers her plans for his costume.
Starring Nina Wadia as Mrs Singh. Director Rosalynd ward


Unknown: Bettina Gracias.
Unknown: Mrs Singh
Unknown: Nina Wadia
Unknown: Mrs Singh.

: Weekend Woman's Hour

The best of the week on Woman's Hour, with Jenni Murray. Editor Ruth Gardiner. E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jenni Murray.
Editor: Ruth Gardiner.

: Saturday PM

Full coverage and analysis of the day's news, plus the sports headlines. Presented by Dan Damon.


Presented By: Dan Damon.

: Test Match Special Report

Pakistan v England the Second Test. Jonathan Agnew in Faisalabad with news and opinion on the fourth day's play.


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew

: Back Row

This week Andrew Collins profiles the career of actor Johnny Depp. Producer NickiPaxman


Unknown: Andrew Collins
Unknown: Johnny Depp.

: Loose Ends

Ned Sherrin and guests with the usual eclectic mix of conversation, comedy and music. Producers Ian Gardhouse and Chris Wilson


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Producers: Ian Gardhouse
Producers: Chris Wilson

: Saturday Review

Tom Sutcliffe and guests assess whether Woody Allen has found the perfect combination in Small Time Crooks, in which Allen and Tracey Ullman eye up a bank safe and find a surprise they had not counted on. Jerome Weatherald


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Unknown: Woody Allen
Unknown: Tracey Ullman
Unknown: Jerome Weatherald

: A Samba for Saro-Wiwa

In two recollections Zina Saro-Wiwa , the 24 year-old daughter of the executed Nigerian activist Ken, revisits in her mind the place where she found solace and a sense of belonging: not in her native Nigeria, nor in Britain where she has lived most of her life, but in Salvador da Bahia, the old Brazilian capital where West African culture is everywhere apparent. 1: Bahia Calling. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Zina Saro-Wiwa

: Archive Hour: You're Through to the Show Caller

Brian Hayes traces the 50-year history of the radio phone-in programme, using archive of its most electric, poignant and confrontational moments. Among the extracts are Britain's first phone-in programme, What Are They Up to Now?, and the late Sir Robin Day trying fruitlessly to defend Margaret Thatcher from an insistent caller who would not let her get a word in. With contributions from some of the phone-in's most important early pioneers. Producer Matthew Dodd


Unknown: Brian Hayes
Unknown: Margaret Thatcher
Producer: Matthew Dodd

: Classic Serial: Emma

Jane Austen 's sparkling comedy of love and marriage is dramatised in two parts by April de Angelis. 1: Emma Woodhouse - handsome, clever and rich - is a young woman so blessed by life that she declares she will never marry.
However, she is determined to find the right match for her new friend Harriet Smith.
Repeated from Sunday
Jane Austen adaptations: page 72


Unknown: Jane Austen
Unknown: Emma Woodhouse
Unknown: Harriet Smith.
Unknown: Jane Austen
Emma: Eve Best
Mr Woodhouse: Norman Rodway
Mr Knightley: Robert Bathurst
Miss Bates: Marcia Warren
Mrs Weston: Patience Tomlinson
Harriet: Ellie Beaven
Mr Elton: David Bamber
Mr Weston: Andrew Wincott
Jane: Beth Chalmers
Frank: Tom Hollander

: Moral Maze

Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which
Janet Daley , David Starkey , Ian Hargreaves and David Cook cross-examine witnesses who have conflicting views on the moral issues behind one Of the week's news Stories. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Janet Daley
Unknown: David Starkey
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves
Unknown: David Cook

: Brain of Britain

Robert Robinson chairs the final of the nationwide general knowledge contest.
If you would like to be considered as a contestant for Brain of Britain 2001. write now requesting an audition to: Brain of Britain. BBC. Broadcasting House, London, W1A 1AA. Rptd from Monday


Unknown: Robert Robinson

: Adventures in Poetry

Peggy Reynolds concludes a series exploring the background, effect and lasting appeal of some of our best-loved and most familiar poems. The Owl and the Pussycat by Edward Lear. Rptd from Sunday


Unknown: Peggy Reynolds
Unknown: Edward Lear.

: News

: The Late Story: Arctic Stories

AM The BearHuntby Leo Tolstoy , translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude. The last of four winter stories is read by Anton Lesser. Set in the depths of a Russian winter, the hunt for a bear unfolds in a dramatic way. Producer Tracey Neale (R)


Unknown: Leo Tolstoy
Unknown: Aylmer Maude.
Read By: Anton Lesser.
Producer: Tracey Neale

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.

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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