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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

St Laurence Jewry, City of London

: From Our Own Correspondent

World Service analysis. Producer Mike Popham


Producer: Mike Popham

: News Briefing

: Something Understood: Where Two or Three

Today Mark Tully considers the role and future of the church and hears why the Rev Angela Tilby is far from gloomy about its prospects.
Producer Beverley McAinsh. Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Unknown: Angela Tilby
Producer: Beverley McAinsh.

: Living World

The Fox in Winter. With more foxes becoming urban dwellers, their eerie mating call can be heard piercing the cold still city air. Lionel Kelleway heads to the city to catch a glimpse of some streetwise four-legged residents. Producer Sheena Duncan


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Producer: Sheena Duncan

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Religion and ethics with Kati Whitaker.
Series producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Kati Whitaker.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

George Alagiah appeals on behalf of a charity dedicated to improvingthe lives and defendingthe rights of street children worldwide.
Producer Laurence Grissell. DONATIONS: ChildHope UK. [address removed]CREDIT CARDS:
Freephone [number removed]. Repeated at 9.25pm and Thursday 3.27pm


Unknown: George Alagiah
Producer: Laurence Grissell.

: News

: Sunday Papers

: Sunday Worship

From Llandaff Cathedral, with the cathedral choir directed by Richard Moorhouse. The preacher is the Rt Rev Dr Barry Morgan , Bishop of Llandaff. Producer Roy Jenkins


Directed By: Richard Moorhouse.
Unknown: Dr Barry Morgan
Producer: Roy Jenkins

: Letter from America

With AliStairCooke. Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House

Sunday morning's fresh approach to the week's issues, With Eddie Mair. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Desert Island Discs

This week Sue Lawley's castaway is the Children's Laureate Anne Fine. With more than 60 books in print. Fine has won numerous awards and seen one novel, Madam Doubtfire , turned into a successful film starring Robin Williams. She chooses eight records to take to the mythical island.
Producer Miranda Birch
CD BOXED SET: A 3-CD boxed set. The Very Best of Desert Island Discs, is on sale through all good music retailers priced f 14.99.


Unknown: Anne Fine.
Unknown: Madam Doubtfire
Unknown: Robin Williams.
Producer: Miranda Birch

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

The alternative to panel games. Repeated from Monday
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue is available on cassette at all good retailers and www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]

: The Food Programme

A celebration isn't complete without cake. This week's programme tucks into a variety of confections from around the world and explores whythey are the centrepiece of so many special occasions. Producer Dixi Stewart. Extended repeat tomorrow 4pm


Producer: Dixi Stewart.

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Sunday Best: Soul Music

5: Lark Ascending. Vaughan Williams 's evocation of a lark rising in an English summer sky. Violinists Tasmin Little and lona Brown talk about what it's like to perform this most English of works today.
And a painter, a mother and an astronomertell why this music has such a special place in their lives. ProducerRosie Boulton (R)


Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Violinists: Tasmin Little
Violinists: Lona Brown

: Gardeners' Question Time

John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew , and Nigel Colborn are guests of Askham Bryan College, near York. Plus the definitive guide to planting trees. The chairman is Eric Robson.
Producer Trevor Taylor.


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

: Growing the Growers

5: Steven Porter and Ben Tufnell : Glendurgan,
Cornwall. In the final programme investigating the National Trust Careership scheme for training gardeners, Caroline Beck visits Glendurgan, home to head gardener Steven Porter and trainee
Ben Tufnell. Steven, a former careershiptrainee is now passing on his knowledge to Ben.
Producer Angela Sherwin. Series Producer Paul Bajoria


Unknown: Steven Porter
Unknown: Ben Tufnell
Unknown: Caroline Beck
Unknown: Steven Porter
Unknown: Ben Tufnell.
Producer: Angela Sherwin.
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: Classic Serial: Tom Brown's Schooldays

Thomas Hughes 's classic novel is dramatised in two parts by Joe Dunlop. 1: It is the autumn of 1835 and Tom arrives at Rugby eagerto take part in school life. But Rashman and his cronies have other ideas. with Matthew Hardcastle , Robert Wilson , Alex Livingstone and Ed Southcott. Producer Jill Waters. Director Chris Wallis.


Unknown: Thomas Hughes
Unknown: Joe Dunlop.
Unknown: Matthew Hardcastle
Unknown: Robert Wilson
Unknown: Alex Livingstone
Unknown: Ed Southcott.
Producer: Jill Waters.
Director: Chris Wallis.
Tom: Robert Hardy
Young Tom: Tom Huntingford
East: Henry Peters
Rashman: Jordan Copeland
Squire Brown: Nick Collett
Mrs Brown: Liz Bagley
Coach guard: Rod Arthur
Coachman: Joe Dunlop
Dr Arnold: Peter Marinker
Pater Brooke: Richard New
Tadpole: Jack Howell
Boots: Will Best
Cooney: Ben Crowe
Landlord: James Fearn
Driver: Bob Drennan
Whales: Tom Cartlidge
Youngboy: David Miller
Waiter: Rollo Hilbery
Warner: James Kerr

: Open Book

Charlie Lee-Potterwith news of the book world. Plus
Kevin Jackson reviews the week's best paperbacks. Producer Fiona McLean. Repeated Thursday 4pm.
January's Bookclub: The Falls and Knots and Crosses by Ian Rankin


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potterwith
Unknown: Kevin Jackson
Producer: Fiona McLean.
Unknown: Ian Rankin

: Poetry Please

Frank Delaney presents listeners' poetry requests. Guests include Paul Durcan and Australian poet Les Murray. The readers are Miriam Margolyes , Jack Davenport and David Collins.
Producer Kate McAll. Repeated Saturday 11.30pm


Unknown: Frank Delaney
Unknown: Paul Durcan
Unknown: Miriam Margolyes
Unknown: Jack Davenport
Unknown: David Collins.
Producer: Kate McAll.

: Britain through the Back Door

The first of two programmes looking at the measures some migrants adopt to enter Britain. Rptd from Tuesday

: Wheels within Wheels

The first of three letters by acclaimed travel writer Dervla Murphy describes how her childhood in rural Ireland shaped her lifetime of adventures. Producer Caroline Barbour. Repeated Saturday 7.45 pm


Unknown: Dervla Murphy
Producer: Caroline Barbour.

: Pick of the Week

Russell Davies presents his selection of highlights from BBC radio overthe last seven days.
Producer Clare Csonka. PHONE: [number removed] FAX: [number removed]
E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Russell Davies
Producer: Clare Csonka.

: The Archers

No kiss underthe mistletoe. Repeated tomorrow 2pm Soap and flannel with Alison Graham : page 24


Unknown: Alison Graham

: Go 4 It

Children's magazine. This week a lucky competition winner presents a special behind-the-scenes report at Blue Peterand CBBC. Tommy Donbavand has ideas for bored kids and will be performing some radio magic. William Nicholson reads the seventh episode of his book The Windsinger. Presented by Matt Smith. Producer Jo Daykin. Series producer Olivia Seligman E-MAIL: gfi@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Tommy Donbavand
Unknown: William Nicholson
Presented By: Matt Smith.
Producer: Jo Daykin.
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: This Sceptred Isle: the 20th Century

Anna Massey narrates Christopher Lee 's history of Britain. The reader is Robert Powell. Episode 31:
1946. Shortages, the National Health Bill, and the United Nations meet. 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.

: A World in Your Ear

International radio highlights. Repeated from Friday

: Word of Mouth

Michael Rosen presents another programme about words and the way we speak. 2: Whatever! " Do me a favour, leave it out." The wonderful world oftaglines. Producer Simon Elmes. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Producer: Simon Elmes.

: Money BOX

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: Analysis

Felipe Fernandez-Armestohowfara a military campaign can defend "civilised values". Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Felipe Fernandez-Armestohowfara

: The Westminster Hour

The politics of the next seven days, with Andrew Rawnsley. Including at 10.45 Maiden Speeches Nick Utechin with tales of MPs'first speeches.
Producer John Evans. Maiden Speeches: producer Dave Batchelor


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley.
Unknown: Nick Utechin
Producer: John Evans.
Producer: Dave Batchelor

: A Good Read

Louise Doughty 's guests discuss their favourite paperbacks. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Louise Doughty

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Playing Stalin's Tune

In the last programme of the series, Bridget Kendal looks at the the part that music played in the victory Over Hitler. Producer Martin Smith (R)


Unknown: Bridget Kendal
Producer: Martin Smith

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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.

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.

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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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