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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St Mary the Virgin, Chislet, Kent.

: From Our Own Correspondent

World Service analysis. Producer Mike Popham


Producer: Mike Popham

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

On 11 September, BBC correspondent
Steve Evans communicated the full horror of the World Trade Centertragedy as it unfolded around him. It was feared he had become another casualty when his live broadcast from the scene ceased abruptly as television viewers witnessed the collapse of the building he was describing. Here Reynolds examines how, in the six weeks following the attack, New Yorkers have sought consolation and support in music and poetry, including WH Auden's poem September 1, 1939 and the Wilfred Owen verses used in Benjamin Britten 's War Requiem. Producer Paul Evans. Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Steve Evans
Unknown: Wilfred Owen
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Producer: Paul Evans.

: On Your Farm

Topical issues. ProducerHughO'Donnell

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Religious and ethical news with Edward Stourton. Series producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Debbie McAndrew appeals on behalf of a charity providing vital business development and marketing assistance forfood and handicraft producers in the developing world.
Producer Laurence Grissell.
DONATIONS: Traidcraft Exchange. [address removed]. CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed]. Rptd at9.25pm and Thursday 3.27pm


Unknown: Debbie McAndrew
Producer: Laurence Grissell

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday Worship

At a time when so much depends on our leaders, the Very Rev Dr Wesley Carr , Dean of Westminster, examines Christian traditions and examples of leadership. Dr Carr has worked on human relations and managing social change, both in the UK and America. With the choir of St
Margaret's Westminster, directed by Simon Over. Producer Phillip Billson. Organist Thomas Trotter E-MAIL: sunday.worship@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Dr Wesley Carr
Directed By: Simon Over.
Organist: Phillip Billson.
Organist: Thomas Trotter

: 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.
Soap and flannel: page 29

: In the Psychiatrist's Chair

To mark the 20th anniversary of his series, Professor Anthony Clare recalls eight of his most memorable interviews. He regards his 1983 interview with actress Sarah Miles as one of the most idiosyncratic and wonders whether she still feels misunderstood. Producer Michael Ember.


Unknown: Anthony Clare
Unknown: Sarah Miles
Producer: Michael Ember.

: Quote ... Unquote

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

: The Food Programme

A turn on the pier and a snack of winkles used to be a feature of every seaside break. This edition asks what has happened to the shellfish - whelks, cockles and winkles - -that used to be so popular. Producer Rebecca Wells. Extended repeat tomorrow 4pm


Producer: Rebecca Wells.

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Sunday Best: The Peacetime Conscripts

Charles Wheeler presents the last in a series about the history and impact of national service.
5: Demob Suits at Dawn. The last days of national service and return to civilian life. Producer David Prest (R) BBC RADIO COLLECTION: The Peacetime Conscripts is available on audio cassette at all good retailers and www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Producer: David Prest

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bunny Guinness, Bob Flowerdew and John Cushnie are in the potting shed answering questions sent in by post. The chairman is Eric Robson.
Producer Trevor Taylor.


Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor.

: Wild in the Garden

A five-part series in which Chris Baines looks at domestic gardens from the point of view of wildlife and discovers gardeners are recreating habitats for an increasing number of animals.3: The Pollinators. Gardens are now more important than ever as habitats for pollinating insects. Here, Baines learns howto build nestboxes for bumblebees and discovers the delights of backyard moth-trapping. Producer Brett Westwood. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/nature


Unknown: Chris Baines
Producer: Brett Westwood.

: Classic Serial: The Heart of the Matter

Graham Greene 's novel is dramatised in two parts by John Harvey. 2: When Scobie falls in love he finds himself caught in a web of deceit and corruption from which there appears to be no escape
Producer/Director Sally Avens. Original Music by Dominic Fitzgerald


Unknown: Graham Greene
Unknown: John Harvey.
Director: Sally Avens.
Music By: Dominic Fitzgerald
Scobie: Charles Dance
Louise: Harriet Walter
Wilson: Tom Hollander
Helen: Abigail Docherty
Yusef: Nadim Sawalha
Father Rank: Des McAleer
Doctor: Ay Rlonnen
Ali: Freddie Annobil
Commissioner: Sean Baker
Harris: Jonathan Keeble
Bagster: Ewan Bailey
Yusef 's boy: Charlie Toko

: Open Book

Charlie Lee-Potter on what's new in the book world, and Kevin Jackson with the week's best paperbacks. Producer Dymphna Rynn. Repeated Thursday 4pm. November's Bookclub is Talking to the Dead by Helen Dunmore.


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Kevin Jackson
Producer: Dymphna Rynn.
Unknown: Helen Dunmore.

: Adventures in Poetry

A four-part series with Peggy Reynolds. 3: Musée des Beaux Arts by WH Auden
. Exploring the impact and strikingly contemporary resonance of Auden's short masterpiece about a Breughel painting, human suffering and the eruption of tragedy into the everyday. Producer Sara Davies. Repeated Saturday 11.30pm


Unknown: Peggy Reynolds.
Producer: Sara Davies.

: File on 4

Repeated from Tuesday

: Three Writers in Search of an Author

The second of three programmes in which novelists introduce the life and work of an invented author and explain whytheywish such a writer had really existed. The series reflects the writers' interest in literary hoaxes and jokes. This week, Jim Crace asks who is the authorwho is always in the news, but whose work can't be found on bookshop or library shelves? Producer Rob Ketteridge. Repeated on Saturday


Unknown: Jim Crace
Producer: Rob Ketteridge.

: Pick of the Week

BBC radio highlights presented by Quentin Cooper. Producer Neil George. PHONE: [number removed] FAX: [number removed]. E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/potw


Presented By: Quentin Cooper.
Producer: Neil George.

: The Archers

Mike branches OUt. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Go 4 It

Children's magazine with Matt Smith. Nicolette Jones recommends books for Halloween, two listeners review the latest computer games and Jan Francis reads the final part of The Indian in the Cupboard. Producer Jo Daykin. Series producer Olivia Seligman E-MAIL: gfi@bbc.co.uk. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/gfi


Unknown: Matt Smith.
Unknown: Nicolette Jones
Unknown: Jan Francis
Producer: Jo Daykin.
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: This Sceptred Isle: the 20th Century

Anna Massey narrates Christopher Lee 's series of the history of Britain. The reader is Robert Powell. Episode 24: 1939: the Approach of War. Producer Pete Atkin. Revised repeat
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: This series is available on a series of individual audio cassettes and compact discs, as well as superb box sets. Two books to accompany the series have been published by BBC Books, www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed].


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

: Feedback

Repeated from Friday

: Law in Action

Repeated from Friday

: Money Box

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: Analysis

Repeated from Thursday

: The Westminster Hour

The politics of the next seven days, with Andrew Rawnsley. Including at 10.45 Man, Beast and Politics. The first of three talks by Kenan Malik. Editor John Evans. Man. Beast and Politics producer Michael Blastland. Repeated on Wednesday at 8.45


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley.
Unknown: Kenan Malik.
Editor: John Evans.
Producer: Michael Blastland.

: The Learning Curve

Repeated from Tuesday

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: The Collaborators

A four-part series in which Dave Gelly explores unusual musical collaborations. 2:
Europeanjazz aficionado Barbara Thompson and world-renowned percussionist Evelyn Glennie talk about their Greek-influenced musical tone poem Rhythms of the Gods. Producer Anne Bristow (R)


Unknown: Dave Gelly
Producer: Anne Bristow

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.

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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.

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