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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Father Michael Collins.


Unknown: Father Michael Collins.

: Farming Today

Presented by Sarah Mukherjee.


Presented By: Sarah Mukherjee.

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Cristina Odone.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Cristina Odone.

: Melvyn Bragg - In Our Time

Melvyn Bragg and his guests explore the history of ideas as they discuss the events and inspirations that have influenced our age. Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Presenter: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: Daily Service

Presented by Nigel McCulloch. With Harrogate Ladies'
College Choir. There Is a Green Hill (Horsley, arr
Leddington Wright ). Hebrews 9, w23-8. God So
Loved the World (Chilcott). We Sing the Praise (Bow
Brickhill). Director of music Paul Leddington Wright.


Presented By: Nigel McCulloch.
Unknown: Leddington Wright
Music: Paul Leddington Wright.

: Book of the Week:The Snow Geese

Part 4. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am

: Woman's Hour

Jenni Murray hosts the programme from Manchester.
Drama:Life Isn't All Ha Ha Hee Hee.Part 4. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray

: Crossing Continents

Denmark. Paul Henley investigates the complex and fascinating story of how Tvind, an educational revolutionary movement founded in Denmark in the early seventies, has become d multi-million pound international organisation It has been accused of being a cult and its founder is facing charges of embezzlement and tax fraud. Former members and people still committed to their revolutionary ideals explain howTvind caused a constitutional crisis and why it's still running schools in Denmark. producer Jenny Walmsley Repeated Monday 8.30pm


Producer: Jenny Walmsley

: A Ripe Old Age: 2: A Body of Experience

Paul Vaughan investigates the physical changes that creative people encounter as they age. He talks with painter Terry Frost, actor Peter Sallis, conductor Charles Mackerras and writer Mary Wesley about how physical decline can have artistic compensations, and critic Louisa Bucklast considers two of the towering geniuses of the last century - Picasso and Matisse - and how illness, old age and declining sexual power transformed their later work. Producer Beaty Rubens


Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: Terry Frost
Conductor: Peter Sallis
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Mary Wesley
Unknown: Louisa Bucklast
Producer: Beaty Rubens

: YouandYours

John Waite.
With Liz Barclay and

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: OpenCountry

and wildlife life of the Helen Mark meets the people and wildlife of the British countryside. Extended repeat ofSaturday6.1Oam


Unknown: Helen Mark

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Coming of Age

Mother Me. By Maya Chowdhry. Eighteen year old
Layla returns to the convent where she was left as a baby. She demands to know about her birth mother, however painful the information. But even tough, streetwise Layla finds the truth hard to take.
PaulineBlack tough,streetwise Director Pam Fraser Solomon


Unknown: Maya Chowdhry.
Director: Pam Fraser Solomon
Layla: Kananu Kirmmi
Sister Bridget: Shella Reld
Fiona: Tracy Wiles
Carina: Pauline Black
Stuart: David Timson

: Check Up

More than 30,000 hip replacements are carried out on the NHS every year and that figure is expected to rise as the population ages. But how long do artificial joints last? And how can you tell whlther you're getting the best treatment available? If you have questions to ask or a story to tell join Barbara Myers and her guest
Peter Earnshaw by telephone on [number removed] or e-mail:checkup@bbC.CO.Uk
Producer Paula McGrath


Unknown: Barbara Myers
Unknown: Peter Earnshaw

: Radio4Appeal

Diana Rigg appeals onbehalfofcharityworkingto safeguard the marine life of the Galapagos Islands.
Producer Laurence Grissell
DONATIONS: Galapogos Conservation Trust [address removed]
CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed]


Unknown: Diana Rigg
Producer: Laurence Grissell

: Voices

4: The Point of Grandmothers. By Nicola Bennett. The bond between Dora and her granddaughter
Josie is one that has resonant echoes in the past. Readers June Barrie and Lisa Coleman.


Unknown: Nicola Bennett.
Unknown: Lisa Coleman.

: Life of Cranes

Dylan Winter brings back compelling stories from the frontline of the construction industry.
4: Mobile Cranes Sling Their Hook. The crane industry has been transformed by the astonishing technical advances made in the design of ever larger mobile cranes, known also as "taxi cranes" because of the way they go from job to job.

: Open Book

Repeated from Sunday 4pm

: The Material World

Global warming is slowing the world down! Quentin Cooper talks to the scientists who believe that the days are getting longer because of the way climate change alters the Earth's rotation.
Producer Ros Smith E-MAIL: material.world@bbc.co.uk


Talks: Quentin Cooper
Producer: Ros Smith

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Carolyn Quinn.


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.

: In Conversation with

Paul Whitehouse. Paul Jackson talks to the star of The Fast Show, Ted and Ralph and Happiness, about nis life, loves and Johnny Depp. Producer Mario Stylianides
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A selection of audio cassettes and CDs featuring compilations from The Fast Show series and also a live stage version are available from all good retailers and from www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed]


Unknown: Paul Whitehouse.
Talks: Paul Jackson
Talks: Johnny Depp.
Producer: Mario Stylianides

: The Archers

SiObhan faces the future. Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

With Mark LawSOn. Producer Nicola Holloway


Unknown: Mark Lawson.
Producer: Nicola Holloway

: Life Isn't All Ha Ha Hee Hee

By Meera Syal.
4: Tania, Sunita and Chila haven't seen each other since Tania's screening. But Tania has been secretly seeing a lot of Deepak. All parts played by Meera Syal and Sanjeev Bhaskar.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Meera Syal.
Played By: Meera Syal
Played By: Sanjeev Bhaskar.

: MacArthur's Baby

Ian Buruma concludes the story of the postwar occupation of Japan. American culture - from the boogie-woogie to steamy romantic movies - became the rage. Meanwhile Japanese women embraced the new rights brought by General Douglas
MacArthur's team, voting in their millions in the country's first free elections. Leftists and labour activists took advantage of their new rights to campaign and to strike. But as the Cold War set in, the American authorities began to regret both encouraging the left and demobilising Japan's army. As the occupation ended, the perceived threat to Japan was no longer feudalism, but communism. Producer Hugh Levinson


Unknown: Ian Buruma
Producer: Hugh Levinson

: Analysis

The Moment of Truth? Five years ago, Tony Blair 's advisers warned that the wealthy were on the brink of breaking nearly 50 years of consensus in support ofthe welfare state. As the government contemplates tax rises to support public services, David Walker asks if we've reached the moment of truth.
Producer Michael Blastland Editor Nicola Meyrick Rptd Sun 9.30pm


Unknown: Tony Blair
Unknown: David Walker
Producer: Michael Blastland
Editor: Nicola Meyrick

: Leading Edge

How do trainers know which of their horses has the potential to be a winner? They often invest large amounts of time and money in a racehorse that never comes in first. Stud stables are now turning to the geneticists to tell them which distance might best suit a horse. Presented by Geoff Watts. Producer Alexandra Feachem


Presented By: Geoff Watts.
Producer: Alexandra Feachem

: Test Match Special New Zealand v England - the Second Test atWellington

The second day's play.
For details see yesterday 9.30pm

: Melvyn Bragg- in

Our Time Shortened repeat of 9am

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: The Body on the Beach

By Simon Brett. Read by Joanna Tope. Part 9. For detai see Monday


Unknown: Simon Brett.
Read By: Joanna Tope.

: The Way It Is

A satirical look at the week's news and media events. Starring Simon Evans , Dave Lamb , Chris Pavlo and Laura Shavin. Producer Alex Walsh-Taylor


Unknown: Simon Evans
Unknown: Dave Lamb
Unknown: Chris Pavlo
Unknown: Laura Shavin.
Producer: Alex Walsh-Taylor

: News

: Book of the Week: The Snow Geese

By William Fiennes. Part 4. Repeat of 9.45am


Unknown: William Fiennes.

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.

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.

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