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: Prayer for the Day

With Bishop Peter F!rth.

: Farming Today

With Miriam O'Reilly.

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie. Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Indarjit Singh.
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.


Presenter: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: Book of the Week: Bad Blood

By Lorna Sage. read by Maureen O'Brien. Part 4. For details see Monday


Unknown: Lorna Sage.
Read By: Maureen O'Brien.

: Daily Service

With Claire Campbell Smith.
Christ is the King! O Friends Rejoice (Vuipius): Ephesians 1. vv 7-14: Behold How Good and Joyful (Whitfield): O Brother Man, Fold to Thy Heart (Londonderry Air).


Presenter: Claire Campbell Smith
Director of Music: Christopher Stokes

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray and guests with the latest news. views and culture from a woman's point of view. Drama: Young Victoria by Juliet Ace. Part4. Drama repeated at7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: A Revolution in Five Acts

Democracy; the Reformed or :t86 7. tan Hisiop takes a "leap in the dark" as he examines an Act that extended the franchise beyond the wildest dreams of aii but the most hardened Victorian radicafs. For detai!s see Monday.Repeatedat9.30pm

: Moral Notes: Love

The Victorians perfected the use of popular song as a way to reflect values, morality and beliefs, it is an art which has never lost its ability to act as a mirror to society, as Simon Brett reveals in his exploration of morality in note form, from the early 19th century until today.
The Victorians edged the concept of love in lace. Under their tutelage it became an ideal to be aspired to, at least in public. But behind the sentiment lies a reality not so different from our own. Then, as now, it is a morality which is well documented in song. producer Mary pnce


Presenter: Simon Brett

: You and Yours

With Liz Barctay and John Warte.


Unknown: Liz Barctay
Unknown: John Warte.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Presenter: Nick Clarke

: Open Country

Richard Uridge uncovers more stories of rural fife. Shortened repeat from Saturday 6.10am


Unknown: Richard Uridge

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Angel of New Street

By Liz John, Helen Kelly and Carolyn Scott-Jeffs.

Birmingham New Street is one of the country's busiest railway stations, at the heart of the network in Britain's second largest city. In this impressionistic take on a day in the life of the station, recorded on location, three Birmingham-based writers examine moments in the life of three groups of people. On his retirement day, Madhav, the station's information officer, revisits the birthplace of the railway in Birmingham to take on a new role as an avenging angel.


Writer: Liz John
Writer: Helen Kelly
Writer: Carolyn Scott-Jeffs
Director: Peter Leslie Wild
Madhav: Kaleem Janjua
Maureen: Joyce Gibbs
Sandra: Alison Belbin
Petnna: Sara Weymouth
Davie: Sean Connony
Colin: Tyrone Huggins
Raj: Ronnie Jhutti
Tasha: Alison Carney

: Ca!) You and Yours: [number removed]

With Peter White.
Editor Chris Burns. UNES OPEN from 12.30pm


Unknown: Peter White.
Editor: Chris Burns.

: Radio 4 Appeal

Melvyn Bragg speaks on behalf of a charity which offers over 60 services to blind and partially sighted people of all ages.
DONATIONS: RNIB. [address removed]
CREDIT CARDS: [number removed]. Repeated from Sunday 7.55am

: Victorian Love Stories

4: Howero' the (?u<nceby Henry Hariand. read by Joanna Tope. An aristocrat returns to England from Panama to succeed as !ord of a grand estate after his sudden inexplicable disappearance abroad more than 30 years ago. For deta!!ssee Monday


Unknown: Henry Hariand.
Read By: Joanna Tope.

: Victoria's Children

4: GrandmamaofEurope."! doubt whether any sovereign overwrote !n such terms to another sovereign, and that sovereign his own grandmother!" For details see Monday

: Law in Action

Marcet Berlins presents the programme thattacktes big iega! issues and everyday ones. without long words, smai! print or expensive fees.
Producer D!nah Lammman.RepeatedSunday8.30pm


Unknown: Marcet Berlins

: The Material World

in order to preserve dwindling cod stocks in the North Sea. EC fisheries ministers have cut cod quotas by 45 percent. But marine ecologists warn that the cod stocks are at historically low levels and that without controls, they might be wiped out entirety. Quentin Cooper talks to Dr Colin Bannister from the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science and Dr Mike Heath from the Marine Laboratory in Aberdeen about the crisis. Producer John Watkins. E-MAIL: [email address removed]
Webwatch: page 35


Unknown: Dr Mike Heath
Producer: John Watk

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Clare English.

: The Big Booth Too

Boothby Graffoe returns with a series of guitar-flavoured songs and surreal laughs. Today's programme comes from the Pieasance Cabaret Bar at the Edinburgh Festival, featuring Stephen Frost. Kevin Eidon. Vivienne Scan, Big Aland guitarist Antonio Forcione. Producer Lucy Arm!tage


Unknown: Boothby Graffoe
Unknown: Stephen Frost.
Unknown: Kevin Eidon.
Guitarist: Antonio Forcione.

: The Archers

What's in a name? Repeatedtomormw2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson with arts reviews, news and interviews. Producer Robyn Read


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Robyn Read

: YoMng Victoria

Juiiet Ace 's drama based on the tetters and diaries of Queen Victoria. 4: The Learning
Process. For details see Monday. Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Juiiet Ace

: An inequitable Life

Over one mit!ion people have had thetr investment hopes severely shaken by the Equitable Life disaster, as the country's oldest mutua! assurance society suddenly ctosed its doors to new business last month. Paul Lewis asks if savings, anywhere, are realty secure. Shortened repeat from Sunday 5pm


Unknown: Paul Lewis

: in Business

Beyond the Boom. The great American economic boom has beaten aii records, but if it is ending, what happens next? Peter Day reports. Editor Stephen Chilcott. Repeated Sunday 9.30pm


Unknown: Peter Day
Editor: Stephen Chilcott.

: Costing the Earth

Exploring issues which affect att our fives. tV<MM° for All. Urban sprawi, pollution and the hostile environment of modern intensive farming has driven ourwiidiife undercover. The traditional rich biodiversity of the British countryside can now only be found in carefutiy protected nature reserves. Aiex Kirby finds out what can be done to bring people and nature back together again. t Producer Brian K)ng


Unknown: Aiex Kirby

: A RevoiMtion in Five Acts

Repeated from iiam

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson

: Book at Bedtime: The Constant Gardener

Written and read by John le Carré . 9: Justin threatens Woodrow with blackmail, and iearns the truth. Fordeta!!sseeMonday


Read By: John Le Carré

: Baiti Kings

A six-part series by Sudha Bhuchar and Shaheen Khan. 4: Poison tetters and dubious allegations put Yahsih Anwar's business at risk. The "smatt people" in the kitchen are not without their own trials and tribulations. Director Khst!neLandonSm)th


Unknown: Sudha Bhuchar
Unknown: Shaheen Khan.
Shahab: Anil Desal
Shakeel: Ameet Chana
Yahsin: Anthony Zaki
Billa: Kriss Dosanjh
Yacoub: Shiv Grewal
Nadim: Shammi Au!akh
Mariam: Ali Staden
Isaac: Mirko Sekulic
Isaacs father: Boris Boskovic

: News

: The Shark Net

By Robert Drewe. 4: Aged 18. Robert gets a job. gets married and has a baby. Then someone murders his best friend and all hell breaks loose. For details see Monday (R)


Unknown: Robert Drewe.

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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