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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Ian MacKenzie.


Unknown: Ian MacKenzie.

: Letter from America

Presented by AlistairCooke. Repeated from yesterday

: News Briefing

: Papers

: Sports Desk

: Open Country

Helen Mark meets the people and wildlife of the British countryside.
Producer Adrian Holloway. Extended 1.30pm


Unknown: Helen Mark
Producer: Adrian Holloway.

: Farming Today This Week

This weeks countryside and food-chain news put into perspective by experts in the field. Presented by Miriam O'Reilly. Producer Steve Peacock


Presented By: Miriam O'Reilly.
Producer: Steve Peacock

: Today

With Sue MacGregor and Edward Stourton.
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.20 Yesterday in Parliament
7.45 Thought for the Day
8.45 L W only Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Edward Stourton.

: Home Truths

John Peel takes a wry look at the foibles of family life. Producer Alison Hughes. PHONE: [number removed] WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/hometruths
E-MAIL: home.truths@bbc.co.uk. Shortened llpm John Peel : page 13


Unknown: John Peel
Producer: Alison Hughes.
Unknown: John Peel

: Excess Baggage

Arthur Smith presents more travellers' tales, anecdotes and surprises.
Producer Cathie Mahoney. PHONE: [number removed] WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/excessbaggage E-MAIL: excessbaggage@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Arthur Smith
Producer: Cathie Mahoney.

: From Grime to Groceries

Alan Dein traces the surviving participants of a unique experiment in the thirties which took hundreds of unemployed families out of North East England and Wales, and relocated them as market gardeners in the Midlands and Home Counties.
These pioneers, mainly from mining backgrounds, went on to create some of Britain's finest tomatoes and lettuces. Today, some of the original families are still farming but their crops have progressed from Carrots to Chilli peppers.


Presenter: Alan Dein
Producer: Matthew Dodd

: Week in Westminster

Robin Oakley looks behind the scenes at Westminster. Editor Jane Ashley


Unknown: Robin Oakley
Editor: Jane Ashley

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC correspondents take a look behind the world's headlines. Introduced by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant


Introduced By: Kate Adie.
Producer: Tony Grant

: Money Box

The latest news from the world of personal finance, and impartial money advice, presented by Paul Lewis. Producer Jennifer Clarke. Repeated tomorrow 9pm


Presented By: Paul Lewis.
Producer: Jennifer Clarke.

: News Quiz

Simon Hoggart hosts an edition of the topical panel game with panellists Alan Coren , Andy Hamilton , Jon Snow and Sandi Toksvig. Repeated from yesterday
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Simon Hoggart 's Pick of the News Quiz is available from all good retailers and from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Jon Snow
Unknown: Sandi Toksvig.
Unknown: Simon Hoggart

: News

: Any Questions?

The political discussion with Jonathan Dimbleby comes from Durham Debating Society with a panel including Chairman of the Labour Party Charles Clarke MP. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby

: Any Answers?

Jonathan Dimblebytakes listeners calls and emails in response to last night's Any Questions? Phone on 08 [number removed], or e-mail any.answers@bbC.CO.Uk Producer Lisa Jenkinson


Unknown: Jonathan Dimblebytakes
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: The Saturday Play: The Calling

A contemporary thriller by Pearse Elliott. Eimear O'Hanlon is a doctor and a volunteer with the Samaritans who spends her life healing and helping people. When there is a murderer at large in the city, she stops being the helper and becomes the hunted.
Director Stephen Wright


Unknown: Pearse Elliott.
Unknown: Eimear O'Hanlon
Director: Stephen Wright
Eimear: Annie Farr
Ethan: Claran McMenamin
Aran: Dario Angelone
Nuala: Brenda Winter
Cara: Nlkl Doherty
Jay: Miche Doherty
Todd: Luke Griffin
Police officer: Derek Halligan
Ian: Andrew Harrison

: Another Time, Another Place

A series exploring our imaginative link with the past through historical fiction.
3:The Romans.Amanda Vickery goes on location with novelist Lindsey Davis , and is joined by studio guests to explore the romantic lure of the Roman era. Producer Virginia Crompton


Unknown: Amanda Vickery
Unknown: Lindsey Davis
Producer: Virginia Crompton

: Weekend Woman's Hour

The best of the week on the weekday morning magazine, presented by Martha Kearney.
Executive producer Anne Tyley. E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk


Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Producer: Anne Tyley.

: Saturday PM

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


Presented By: Dan Damon.

: Back Row

Andrew Collins presents the weekly guide to the film world, including a look at Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, the latest film from Clerks and Dogma director Kevin Smith, accused of homophobia in America.


Presenter: Andrew Collins
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: Loose Ends

An eclectic mix of conversation, comedy and music, with Ned Sherrin and guests. Producer Chris Burns


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Producer: Chris Burns

: Saturday Review

Tom Sutcliffe and his guests cast a critical eye over the week's cultural events, reviewing Saul Bellow 's Collected Stories and Jean Luc Godard 's new film ElOge de I 'Amour. Producer Julian May


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Unknown: Saul Bellow
Unknown: Jean Luc Godard

: Chaikface Lovesongs

Two programmes investigating the rewards of teaching. 2: Amazing Maturity. Diana Gatherer and Richard Jackson recall experiences which encapsulate their passion for teaching. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Diana Gatherer
Unknown: Richard Jackson

: The Archive Hour Bookclub Special - Douglas Adams

A special edition of Bookclub which was recorded 18 months before the death of author Douglas Adams. James Naughtie and a group of readers talk to
Adams about his classic world-wide bestseller, The
Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Producer OliviaSeligman BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Douglas Adams 's The Collector's Edition of The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy is available on audio cassette and CD from all good retailers and from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Douglas Adams.
Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Douglas Adams

: Classic Serial: The Woman in White

Wilkie Collins 's Victorian thriller is dramatised in four episodes by Martyn Wade. 2: Walter has left
Limmeridge House as Laura prepares to marry Sir
Percival. Laura's half-sister Marian knows of Laura's feelings for Walter, has great doubts about the marriage, yet is powerless to stop it.
Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Wilkie Collins
Unknown: Martyn Wade.
Walter: Toby Stephens
Marian: Juliet Aubrey
Laura: Emily Bruni
SirPercival: Jeremy Clyde
CountFosco: Philip Voss
Frederick: Edward Petherbrldge
Mme Fosco: Geraldlne Fitzgerald
Anne: Alice Hart
Mr Gilmore: Sean Baker
Pesca: Loan Meredith
Messenger: Jonathan Keeble
Mrs Michelson: Carolyn Pickles

: The Moral Maze

Allan Little chairs this edition of the live debate series. Roger Scruton , Claire Fox , Janet Radcliffe Richards and Ian Hargreaves cross- examine
"witnesses" on one ofthe week's moral dilemmas. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Allan Little
Unknown: Roger Scruton
Unknown: Claire Fox
Unknown: Janet Radcliffe
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves

: Brain of Britain 2001

General knowledge contest chaired by Robert Robinson. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Robert Robinson.

: Radio Poems

Two programmes which commission poets to write about a place central to their imagination and heart. 1: Essex Rag. Lavinia Greenlaw spent her adolescence in the seventies in a village near the Essex coast. She returns to explore the landscape she has come to associate with the boredom and isolation of her teenage years. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Lavinia Greenlaw

: News

: The Late Story: Ballet Stories

A series that displays the romantic folk tales upon which many traditional ballets are based outside theirtheatrical setting. 2:Coppeliaby Adam Thorpe. DrCoppelius, a very skilful toy-maker, makes a clockwork doll and sits her on his balcony. She is so remarkably life-like and pretty that one young man falls in love with her. Read by Emily Woof Producer Anne-Marie Maher-Williams (R)


Unknown: Adam Thorpe.
Read By: Emily Woof
Producer: Anne-Marie Maher-Williams

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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