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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St Edward's, Stoworvthe-Wold, Gloucestershire.

: From Our Own Correspondent

World Service analysis. Producer Mike Popham


Producer: Mike Popham

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

A Trouble Shared. Mark Tully considers the wisdom of the saying: "A trouble shared is a trouble halved". Producer Beverley McAinsh. Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Beverley McAinsh.

: Living World

Three new episodes of the nature programme. 3: Grasshoppers and Crickets. In a Hampshire meadow underthe heat of the midday sun, the sounds of grasshoppers and crickets fill the air.
Lionel Kellewaytunes in to find out more about the lives of these vibrant songsters.
Producer Caroline Williams. E-MAIL: nature@bbc.co.uk WEBSITE: www.bbb.co.uk/nature/programmes/radio


Unknown: Lionel Kellewaytunes
Producer: Caroline Williams.

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

With Edward Stourton. Series producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Libby Purves appeals on behalf of a charity looking after the welfare of seafarers and their dependents from the Royal Navy, Merchant Navy and fishing fleets. Producer Jane Egerton. DONATIONS: King George's Fund for Sailors, [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed]. Repeated at 9.25pm and Thursday 3.27pm


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Jane Egerton.

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday Worship

The 100 Radio 4 listeners conclude their pilgrimage to Rome by forming the choir in a service led by secretary general of the Dominican Order Thomas McCarthy from the fifth-century Roman basilica of Santa Sabina, where the archives of the order are housed. Readings from Thomas Aquinas ,
Bartolome de Las Casas, Catherine of Sienna and Meister Eckhart illustrate the richness of Dominican spirituality. The choir is directed by Gordon Stewart. Producer Philip Billson. Organist Jeffrey Makinson E-MAIL: sunday.worship@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Thomas McCarthy
Unknown: Thomas Aquinas
Unknown: Meister Eckhart
Directed By: Gordon Stewart.
Organist: Philip Billson.
Organist: Jeffrey Makinson

: Letter from America

With AliStairCOOke. Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House

Presented by Eddie Mair. Editor Kevin Marsh


Presented By: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.
Gardening: page 26; Soap and Flannel: page 29

: In the Psychiatrist's Chair

To mark the 20th anniversary of his award-winning series, Professor Anthony Clare recalls eight of his most memorable interviews. This week he reviews his encounter with RD Laing and talks to the controversial psychiatrist's son and biographer about its unforseen consequences.
Producer Michael Ember. Repeated on Friday at 9am


Unknown: Professor Anthony Clare
Producer: Michael Ember.

: Quote ... Unquote

Quiz. EMAIL quote.unquote@bbc.co.uk Repeated from Monday
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Quote... Unquote is available on cassette at all good retailers and www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed].

: The Food Programme

Sheila Dillon hosts a debate entitled Beyond Fast Food: a Menu for the 21st Century at the Abergavenny Food Festival.
Producer Dixi Stewart. Extended repeat tomorrow 4pm


Producer: Dixi Stewart.

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Sunday Best: It's My Story - the Artful Dodger

John Waite talks to Lee, who made the headlines as the 14-year-old from Sheffield whose 12-year-old girlfriend became pregnant. (R)


Talks: John Waite

: Gardeners' Question Time

Roy Lancaster , Bunny Guinness and Bob Rowerdew answer questions sent in by post from the potting shed. The chairman is Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor. Shortened 3pm


Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: Bob Rowerdew
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor.

: Commuter Belt Killer

In the second of four programmes, Jessica Holm visits London's Natural History Museum to meet the owner of a foot- long claw found in a Surrey brickpit and discovers whetherthis is the mysterious predator scientists have been looking for. Producer Brett Westwood
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/nature


Unknown: Jessica Holm
Producer: Brett Westwood

: Classic Serial: This Sporting Life

David Storey's key novel of sixties Northern realism is dramatised in two parts by Gary Brown. 2: On
Christmas Eve 1960, Arthurdozes in a bedroom at a party, remembering his rise to fame and love for Valerie, his landlady. His friend and rival Maurice disappears with Judith, who becomes pregnant.
Weaver, the boss, suspects either Maurice or Arthur.
Director Susan Roberts. Repeated Saturday 9pm


Unknown: Gary Brown.
Director: Susan Roberts.
Arthur: Ian Puleston-Davies
Val: Angela Savllle
Johnson: Russell Dixon
Weaver: David Fleeshman
Maurice: David Crellln
Wade: Geoffrey Leesley
Slomer: Rob Plckavance
Frank: Alan Geer
Mrs Weaver: Sarah Parks
Judith: Amanda Fairclough
Ian: Daniel Hanbrldge
Lynda: Stevie Jones

: Open Book

Literary magazine. Beryl Bainbridge , author of According to Queeney, a fictionalised book on Dr
Johnson, visits Johnson's London house to discuss his legacy with biographer Adam Sisman. Helen Lederer chooses the best new paperbacks and writer Lee Langley talks about her new novel Distant Music, in which the protagonist is reincarnated through different centuries. With Suzi Feay.
Producer Dymphna Flynn ; Series Producer Fiona McLean. Repeated
Thursday 4pm. October's Bookclubis is Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis and Serious Concerns by Wendy Cope. November's Bookclub is We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates


Unknown: Beryl Bainbridge
Unknown: Adam Sisman.
Unknown: Helen Lederer
Talks: Lee Langley
Unknown: Suzi Feay.
Producer: Dymphna Flynn
Producer: Fiona McLean.
Unknown: Wendy Cope.
Unknown: Joyce Carol Oates

: Poetry Please

Martin Jarvis and Harriet Walterjoin Frank Delaney to present listeners' favourite poems, including Miss Thompson Goes Shopping and a much-requested sonnet by Edna St Vincent Millay. Producer Kate McAII. Repeated Saturday 11.30pm


Unknown: Martin Jarvis
Unknown: Harriet Walterjoin Frank Delaney
Unknown: Edna St Vincent Millay.
Producer: Kate McAii.

: Faith and the State

Last in a series looking at the relationship between religion and government in three countries.
3: Russia - Lost Symphony. Repeated from Tuesday

: The Frank Family That Survived

In July 1942 two Dutch Jewish families, both called Frank, went into hiding from the Nazis, one in Amsterdam, the other in the Hague. In the second of two talks, Gordon Sander , the grandson of the family in the Hague, tells of the dangers and near-discoveries as the Nazis flushed out the Jews. Producer Richard Bannerman. Repeated next Saturday


Unknown: Gordon Sander
Producer: Richard Bannerman.

: Pick of the Week

Highlights from BBC radio with Garry Richardson.
PHONE: [number removed] FAX: [number removed]. E-MAIL: [email address removed] WEBSITE: [web address removed]


Presenter: Garry Richardson
Producer: Neil George

: The Archers

Helen has a prior engagement. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Go 4 It

Children's magazine. Poet Roger McGough reads his work and reveals how listeners can vote for their favourite children's poem of all time. And Jan Francis reads the third episode of The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks. With Matt Smith. Producer Jo Daykin. Series producer Olivia Seligman E-MAIL: gfi@bbc.co.uk. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/gfl


Unknown: Roger McGough
Unknown: Jan Francis
Unknown: Lynne Reid Banks.
Unknown: Matt Smith.
Producer: Jo Daykin.
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: This Sceptred Isle: the 20th Century

Anna Massey narrates Christopher Lee 's series of the history of Britain. Reader Robert Powell.
Episode 19: 1932-33. Hitler Becomes Chancellor and the Bodyline Tour, Producer Pete Atkin Revisedrepeat


Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: Christopher Lee
Reader: Robert Powell.
Producer: Pete Atkin Revisedrepeat

: Feedback

Repeated from Friday

: Word Of Mouth

Repeated from Fhday

: Money Box

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: In Business

Repeated from Thursday

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley reports live from the Liberal
Democrats' conference in Bournemouth. Including at 10.45 In the Think Tanks With Dennis Sewell. Editor Sheila Cook. Producer Susan Marling
In the Think Tanks is repeated on Wednesday at 8.45


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Unknown: Dennis Sewell.
Editor: Sheila Cook.
Producer: Susan Marling

: The Learning Curve

Repeated from Tuesday

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Married to the Music

A four-part series about the wives of famous composers. 3: Helene Nahowski. Douglas Jarman , Anthony Pople and Patricia Hall ask whether
Alban Berg 's wife Helene felt responsible for his death and how she reacted to knowledge of his illegitimate child. Producer Rosie Boulton


Unknown: Douglas Jarman
Unknown: Anthony Pople
Unknown: Patricia Hall
Unknown: Alban Berg
Producer: Rosie Boulton

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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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To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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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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