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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From Tonbridge Parish Church, Kent

: From Our Own Correspondent

World Service analysis. Producer Mike Popham


Producer: Mike Popham

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

The Warriors' God. Fergal Keane explains the relationship between war and faith.
Producer Tamsin Collison. Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Fergal Keane
Producer: Tamsin Collison.

: On Your Farm

Topical farming programme. Producer Hugh O'Donnell


Producer: Hugh O'Donnell

: Sunday

Roger Bolton with the religious and ethical news of the week. Series producer Liz Leonard


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Liz Leonard

: Radio 4 Appeal

Ed Stewart appeals on behalf of a charity that promotes the complete integration of people with and without disabilities in the wider community.
Producer Laurence Grissell.
DONATIONS: PHAB, [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed]. Repeated at 9.25pm and Thursday 3.27pm


Unknown: Ed Stewart

: Sunday Worship

Bestselling author John O'Donohue draws on the spiritual wisdom of the Celtic world with reflections on saintly living in the unseen presence of God. From
Glenstal Abbey, near Limerick, where the monks of the Benedictine community are joined by the singer Noirin ni Riain. Musical director Paul Walsh
Producer Norman Winter. E-MAIL: sunday.worship@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: John O'Donohue
Director: Paul Walsh
Producer: Norman Winter.

: Letter from America

With AlistairCooke. RepeatedfromFnday

: Broadcasting House

Sunday morning's fresh approach to news. Presented by Eddie Mair. Editor Kevin Marsh Your favourite radio voices: page 31


Presented By: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castawaythis week is pianist
Phyllis Sellick , who enjoyed a glittering career as a solo performer but was just as well known as one half of a duo with her husband Cyril Smith. He suffered a stroke and lostthe use of his left arm, but by adapting the music they continued to perform together successfully in Britain and abroad. She chooses eight records to take to the mythical island.
Producer Miranda Birch. Shortened at 9am
CO BOXED SET: A 3-CD boxed set. The Very Best of Desert Island Discs, is on sale through all good music retailers pnced £14.93.


Pianist: Phyllis Sellick
Unknown: Cyril Smith.
Producer: Miranda Birch.

: Just a Minute

This week's show comes from Hastings, East
Sussex, where chairman Nicholas Parsons keeps a beady eye and a firm hand on panelists including
Paul Merton and Clement Freud. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Clement Freud.

: The Food Programme

Sheila Dillon investigates why an estimated four million people in the UK can't afford a healthy diet.
She'll find out why healthy foods can cost up i to 50 per cent more than unhealthy alternatives and how a lack of shops selling healthy foods in poor areas and the loss of cooking skills contribute to the problem. Producer Jessica Mitchell. Extended 4pm


Producer: Jessica Mitchell.

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Sunday Best: Its My Story - Our Word Lives On!

David Katz tracks down the last Yiddish speakers of Eastern Europe - and inspires a new generation to learn the language.


Presenter: David Katz
Producer: Tim Whewell

: Gardeners' Question Time

Nigei Colborn , John Cushnie and Bob Flowerdew answer questions posed by gardeners from North
Yorkshire. And John Cushnie catches up with former Gardeners' Question Time panellist
Geoffrey Smith. The chairman is Eric Robson.
Producer Trevor Taylor. Shortened 3pm


Unknown: Nigei Colborn
Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith.
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor.

: For What It's Worth

The last of the current series in which Lars Tharp puts antiques and collectibles into their context.
5: The Sampler. Finely embroidered, charmingly naive panels, worked by girls as young as six, are among the most sought-after antiques. Collectors cast their expert eyes over examples worked in silk, wool and even human hair. Producer Lindsay Leonard


Unknown: Lars Tharp
Producer: Lindsay Leonard

: Classic Serial: Rob Roy

By Sir Walter Scott. Adapted in three parts by Judith Adams. 2: Overthe Border. Francis Osbaldistone has quarrelled with his cousin Rashleigh. However, he has no assurance that the mysterious Robert Campbell can save the day again.
Director Gaynor Macfarlane. Repeated Saturday 9pm


Unknown: Sir Walter Scott.
Unknown: Judith Adams.
Unknown: Francis Osbaldistone
Unknown: Robert Campbell
Director: Gaynor MacFarlane.
Rashleigh: Sean Chapman
Francis: Tom George
Capt Thornton: Richard Greenwood
Andrew: Alec Heggie
Dougal: Tony Kearney
Bailie Jarvie: Gary Lewis
Diana: Vicki Uddelle
Rob Roy: Uam Brennan
Owen: Michael Perceval-Maxwell
Preacher/Mr Vernon: Robert Trotter
Child/Highlander/Soldier: James Weir
Galbraith: Paul Young

: Open Book

Charlie Lee-Potter presents news of the world of books and Anna Raeburn picks the week's best paperbacks. Producer Sarah Johnson. Repeated Thursday 4pm February's Bookclub: Empire of the Sun by JG Ballard March's Bookclub: Music and Silence by Rose Tremain


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Anna Raeburn
Producer: Sarah Johnson.
Unknown: Rose Tremain

: Poetry Please

Frank Delaney introduces a selection of poems inspired by different world religions, including haiku of Basho, Paul Celan 's Psalm, Gerard Manley
Hopkins, Rabindranath Tagore and Jallaludin Rumi. Producer Geni Hall-Kenny . Repeated Saturday 11.30pm


Introduces: Frank Delaney
Unknown: Paul Celan
Unknown: Gerard Manley
Unknown: Rabindranath Tagore
Unknown: Jallaludin Rumi.
Producer: Geni Hall-Kenny

: File on 4

Mark Whitaker asks whether Government accountability is being compromised by its increasing reliance on the private sector. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Mark Whitaker

: Sod's Law

1: East of Eden. Phil Smith recounts his struggles to turn a wilderness into a garden, and proves that there's more to horticulture than trendy consumerism. Producer Harry Parker. Repeated Saturday 7.45pm


Unknown: Phil Smith
Producer: Harry Parker.

: Pick of the Week

Wendy Austin presents his selection of highlights from BBC radio overthe last week.
Producer Philip Sellars.
PHONE: [number removed] FAX: [number removed] E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Wendy Austin
Producer: Philip Sellars

: The Archers

Peggy's feeling generous. Rptd tomorrow 2pm
Soap and flannel with Alison Graham : page 22


Unknown: Alison Graham

: Go 4 It

Matt Smith visits the frightfully funny world of monsters and mayhem, with a review of the latest blockbuster animation Monsters, Inc, and meets the makers of the film, John Lassiter and Pete Docter. Plus another of Ted Hughes 's creation stories read by Nigel Anthony , and jokes and competitions. E-MAIL: gfi@bbc.co.uk Producer Jo Daykin. Series producer Olivia Seligman


Unknown: Matt Smith
Unknown: John Lassiter
Unknown: Pete Docter.
Unknown: Ted Hughes
Read By: Nigel Anthony
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 37:
1952: The New Elizabethan Age Begins. The landmark history series reaches the year of Queen Elizabeth's accession, 50 years ago next week. 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

Roger Bolton airs listeners' views. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Roger Bolton

: Word of Mouth

8: How You Say. A huge study of English spoken as a second language in Europe may lead to the quirks of Eurospeak being taught to future generations. Is good, no?With Michael Rosen.


Unknown: Michael Rosen.

: Money Box

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: In Business

Ad Values. How creative is the advertising industry when recession looms? Peter Day investigates. Repeated from Thursday

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley takes a look at the politics of the next seven days. Including at 10.45 Tales from the Cutting Room Michael Cockerell tells the inside story of his encounters with some of the most colourful political figures of our time. 1: Alan Clark , the maverick former minister and ladies' man, who
Cockerell dubs "love Tory". Editor John Evans. Tales from the Cutting Room: Producer Manisha Vadhia. Repeated Wednesday 8.45pm


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Unknown: Michael Cockerell
Unknown: Alan Clark
Editor: John Evans.
Producer: Manisha Vadhia.

: The Learning Curve

With Libby Purves. RptofTuesday


Unknown: Libby Purves.

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: With Great Pleasure

Dame Eileen Atkins introduces some of her favourite pieces of prose and poetry. Repeated from Thursday


Introduces: Dame Eileen Atkins

: India v England - the Fourth One Day International

The teams have moved to Kanpur, central India, for the fourth of the six match series. With commentary by Jonathan Agnew , Henry Blofeld , Angus Fraser ,
Sunil Gavaskar and Simon Mann. Producer Peter Baxter


Commentary By: Jonathan Agnew
Commentary By: Henry Blofeld
Commentary By: Angus Fraser
Commentary By: Sunil Gavaskar
Commentary By: Simon Mann.
Producer: Peter Baxter

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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