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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Dr William Crawley


Unknown: Dr William Crawley

: Letter from America

With Alistair Cooke.
Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: News Briefing

: Papers

: Sports Desk

: Open Country

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


Unknown: Heien 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 John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
7.20 Yesterday in Parliament
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.45 Thought for the Day With Cannon David Winter
8.45 LW only Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sarah Montague.

: Home Truths

John Peel takes a wry look at the foibles of family life and gives listeners another opportunity to reveal the skeletons in their cupboards.
Producer Jacqueline Smith. PHONE: [number removed] WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/hometruths
E-MAIL: home.truths@bbc.co.uk. llpm John Peel : page 13


Unknown: John Peel
Producer: Jacqueline Smith.
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.

: The Lowest Form of Wit

In the first of two programmes looking at the art of sarcasm, Simon Fanshawe explores the use of the "lowest form of wit" in politics, literature, comedy and song, aiming to discoverthe true significance of saying the opposite of what you mean. Producer Dominic Black


Unknown: Simon Fanshawe
Producer: Dominic Black

: Week in Westminster

Steve Richards of the Independent on Sundaytooks behind the scenes at Westminster. Editor jane Ashley


Unknown: Steve Richards
Editor: Jane Ashley

: From Our Own Correspondent

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


Introduced By: Kate Adie.

: Money Box

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


Presented By: Paul Lewis.

: Dead Ringers

Jon Cuishaw , Jan Ravens , Mark Perry and Kevin Connelly return with new impressions as well as some old favourites.
Producer Mario Stylianides. Repeated from yesterday
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Dead Ringers Series 2, Part 2 and The Specials (featuring non-broadcast material) are both available now on audio cassette and CD from all good retailers and from www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed]


Unknown: Jon Cuishaw
Unknown: Jan Ravens
Unknown: Mark Perry
Unknown: Kevin Connelly
Producer: Mario Stylianides.

: News

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a political discussion, from George Washington University, Washington DC. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby

: Any Answers?

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


Unknown: Jonathan Dimblebytakes
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: The Saturday Play: Agatha Christie'sSleeping Murder

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.
Miss Marple must solve the mystery surrounding a young woman's terrifying childhood memory-before the murderer is provoked to strike again.
Director Enyd Williams
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Agatha Christie 's Sleeping Murderis available on audio cassette from all good retailers and from www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed]


Dramatised By: Michael Bakewell.
Director: Enyd Williams
Unknown: Agatha Christie
Miss Marple: June Whitfield
Dr Kennedy: Julian Glover
Gwenda: Beth Chalmers
Giles: Carl Prekopp
Mrs Hengrave: Hilda Schroder
Aunt Alison: Carolyn Pickles
Erskine: Derek Waring
Fane: Ioan Meredith
Afflick: Micheal N Harbour
Inspector Last: Ewan Bailey

: Weekend Woman's Hour

The best of the week on the weekday morning magazine, presented by Martha Kearney. Producer Fiona Hill. Series Editor Anne Tyley. E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk


Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Producer: Fiona Hill.
Editor: 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

The weekly guide to the film world, including an interview with actress Tilda Swinton about her new film The Deep End. Producer Stephen Hughes


Unknown: Tilda Swinton
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, visiting the new World City Gallery at the Museum of London -the only gallery in the UK devoted to 19th-century social history- and reviewing Harold Pinter 's production of his play No Man's Landwith Corin Redgrave. Producer Belinda Sample


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Unknown: Harold Pinter
Unknown: Landwith Corin Redgrave.

: African Lessons

I the second and last part of David Walter 's comparison of politics in Europe and Africa, he asks a group of African politicians whether it is possible to import to the UKtheir apparently better connection with the electorate. Producer Lucy Ash. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: David Walter
Producer: Lucy Ash.

: The Archive Hour: Ten Pound Poms

In the years following the Second World War, over one million Britons took up the challenge of a new life in Australia as part of a joint-government subsidised emigration scheme, becoming known Down Under as the "ten pound Poms". But up to a quarter ultimately returned to Britain. Professor Alistair Thomson talks to six migrants - three of whom stayed in Australia and three who returned to Britain -to explore the complex and challenging nature of the migration experience. Producer Michelle Rayner


Producer: Michelle Rayner

: Classic Serial: The Woman in White

Concluding Martyn Wade 's dramatisation of Wilkie Collins 's classic Victorian thriller. 4: Laura and Walter have been reunited but their happiness is marred by the fact that both their lives are in danger. They hide away with Laura's half-sister Marian, desperately trying to find out more about Count
Fosco and Sir Percival's plans before it is too late
Repeated from Sunday
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins is available on audio cassette from all good retailers and from www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed]


Unknown: Martyn Wade
Unknown: Wilkie Collins
Unknown: Wilkie Collins
Walter: Toby Stephens
Marian: Jullet Aubrey
Laura: Emily Bruni
Sir Percival: Jeremy Clyde
Count Fosco: Philip Voss
Anne: Alice Hart
MrGilmore: Sean Baker
Mme Fosco: Geraldine Fitzgerald
Frederick: Edward Petherbridge
Pesca: Ioan Meredith
Mrs Michelson: Carolyn Pickles
Mr Dawson: Jonathan Keeble
Mrs Rubelle: Richenda Carey

: The Moral Maze

Michael Buerk chairs a live debate in which
Harvey Thomas , Janet Radcliffe-Richards , Steven Rose and Ian Hargreaves cross- examine "witnesses" with different but passionate views on one of the week's moral dilemmas. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Harvey Thomas
Unknown: Janet Radcliffe-Richards
Unknown: Steven Rose
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves

: Brain of Brains 2001

The holder of this year's Brain of Britain title pits his general knowledge against two former winners of the title. The chairman is Robert Robinson.
Producer Richard Edis. Repeated from Monday. If you would tike to be considered as a contestant for Brain of Britain 2002. please write now requesting an audition to: Brain of Srtrain, BBC, Broadcasting House, London WlA 1AA, and you will be contacted in the New Year.


Unknown: Robert Robinson.
Producer: Richard Edis.

: Talking Cello

Poet Pete Morgan and cellist Tony Moore both have a well-established following in their respected fields. Here they describe their collaboration on the setting of a new poem called A Passionate Adventure. Producer Viv Beeby. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Pete Morgan
Unknown: Tony Moore
Producer: Viv Beeby.

: News

: The Late Story: Ballet Stories

4: Giselle by John Burnside. If you go for a stroll in the lonely forest between midnight and four in the morning you may be rewarded by catching a glimpse of beautiful sylphs dancing- but beware, for danger is in the air. Read by Ronald Pickup . Producer Anne-Marie Maher-Williams (R)


Unknown: John Burnside.
Read By: Ronald Pickup
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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