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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From Canterbury Cathedral.

: Test Match Special New Zealand v England - the Third Test

Commentary COntinues.Fordetails see yesterday 10.15pm

: From Our Own Correspondent

World Service analysis. Producer Mike Popham


Producer: Mike Popham

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Ride Forth Singing. Mark Tully considers the truth of theteachingthat "perfect love casts out fear". Producer Beverley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Beverley McAinsh

: SunriseService

As Easter Day dawns, the Dean of Canterbury, the Very Rev Robert Willis , enters into the mysteryof the discovery of the empty tomb, and reflects on the power of that momentto transform the disciples and our own lives. Singers Frances Bourne ,
Andrew Kennedy , Cecilia Osmond and Robert Rice. Director
Of music David Flood. Producer Claire Campbell Smith


Unknown: Robert Willis
Singers: Frances Bourne
Singers: Andrew Kennedy
Singers: Cecilia Osmond
Singers: Robert Rice.
Music: David Flood.
Producer: Claire Campbell Smith

: Easter Sunday Hymn

Jesus Christ Is Risen Today.


Unknown: Jesus Christ

: Sunday

With Roger Bolton.
series producer Liz Leonard
7.55 Radio 4 Appeal
Brian Blessed appeals on behalf of a charity that campaigns forthe protection and conservation of the National Parks of England and Wales-
Producer Laurence Grissell
Repeated at 9.25pm and Thursday 3.27pm
DONATIONS: Council for National Parks, [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed]
8.00 News; Sunday Papers


Unknown: Roger Bolton
Producer: Liz Leonard
Producer: Laurence Grissell

: Letter from America

With Alistair Cooke. RptofFnday


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: SundayWorship

A celebration of Easter, live from Canterbury Cathedral.
The Archbishopof Canterbury DrGeorge Carey reflects on the cost of disciple-ship and thejoy of Resurrection.
With a feast of Easter music, including JesusChrist
IsRisenToday,LetAlltheWorld(VaughanWilliams), and Canterbury Te Deum (GraystonIves). Director of music David Flood. Organist Matthew Martin.
Producer Claire Campbell Smith E-MAiL: sunday.worship@bbc.co.uk


Organist: David Flood.
Organist: Matthew Martin.
Producer: Claire Campbell Smith

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.
Soap and flannel with Alison Graham : page 30


Unknown: Alison Graham

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway is Gordon Ramsay , the only British chef in the country to have three Michelin stars. Repeated Friday at 9am
CD BOXED SET: A 3-CD boxed set, The Very Best of Desert Island Discs, is on sale through all good music retailers priced £14.99.


Guest: Gordon Ramsay
Presenter: Sue Lawley
Producer: Miranda Birch

: Quote ... Unquote

Nigel Rees with guests Jenny Colgan ,
Simon Fanshawe , Andrew Mueller and Paula Wilcox. The reader is William Franklyn. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Jenny Colgan
Unknown: Simon Fanshawe
Unknown: Andrew Mueller
Unknown: Paula Wilcox.
Unknown: William Franklyn.

: The Food Programme

Sheila Dillon considers the connections between food and tourism.
Producer Paula McGinley Extended 4pm


Producer: Paula McGinley

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Sunday Best: Music from the Rainforest

Another chance to hear about Mark Rickards 's s travels to Brazil to meet the Amazon Youth Cello Choir. Producer Mark Rickards


Unknown: Mark Rickards
Producer: Mark Rickards

: Gardeners' Question Time

Chairman Eric Robson is in Gibraltar with Matthew Biggs , Nigel Colborn , Anne Swithinbank and guest panellist Dr John Cortes.
Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened 3pm Free plug plants: page 44


Unknown: Eric Robson
Unknown: Matthew Biggs
Unknown: Nigel Colborn
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: Dr John Cortes.
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: Classic Serial: A Suitable Boy

charge Lee-Potter looks back at Ian Fleming 's immortal literary creation James Bond , who first appeared in print 50 years ago.
Producer Sarah Johnson Repeated Thursday 4pm
April's Bookclub: The Remains of the Oayby Kazuo Ishiguro
May's Bookclub: Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter by Mario Vargas Uosa


Unknown: Vikram Seth
Played By: Devika Shanane
Played By: Sanjeev Vatsa.
Played By: Nadir Khan
Played By: Kunal Roy Kapoor
Played By: Quasar Thakore Padamsee
Played By: Ella Atai
Played By: Gerson Da Cunha
Played By: Firdausi Jussawalla
Music By: Raiomond Mirza
Music By: Sacha Putnum
Music By: Nick Russell-Pavier
Singer: Ha Arun Swanee
Soloist: Iqbal Warsi
Directed By: John Dryden
Unknown: Ian Fleming
Unknown: James Bond
Producer: Sarah Johnson
Unknown: Oayby Kazuo Ishiguro
Unknown: Mario Vargas Uosa
Lata: Ayesha Dharker
Rupa: Mahabanoo Mody-Kotwal
Haresh: Rahul Bose
Amit: Rajat Kapoor
Kabir: Purab Kholl
Uncle Sahgal: Roshan Seth
Mahesh: Noshirwad Jehangir
Mrs Kapoor: Meher Jehangir
Saeda: Ila Arun
Arun: Farld Currim
Meenakshi: Radhlka Da Cunha
Pran: Joy Sengupta
Savita: Ayeesha Menon
Maan: Pushan Kripalanl
Firoz: Quasar Thakore Padamsee
Malti: Lovleen Mishra
Prof Mishra: Noel Godin

: When I Am an Old Woman

A Celebration of the Work of Jenny Joseph. To mark the 70th birthday of the poet who wrote Warning- voted the nation's favourite postwar poem - Bel MooneyinterviewsJennyJoseph.
Producer Jill Waters Repeated Saturday 11.30pm


Unknown: Jenny Joseph.
Unknown: Bel Mooneyinterviewsjennyjoseph.

: French Transformations

3: Language Wars. In the final part of the series looking at modern France, Anand Menon explores issues of culture and national identity. Repeated from Tuesday

: Shaping Our Spaces

From the dining-room table to the classic public square, how are public spaces best shaped to meet our needs? 1: From I to Us. Jeremy Till discovers Civic space. Producer Jill Waters Repeated Saturday 7.45pm


Unknown: Jeremy Till

: Pick of the Week

John Waite presents his selection of extracts from BBC radio over the past seven days.
Phone: [number removed] (24 hours) Fax: [number removed] E-Mail: [address removed]


Presenter: John Waite
Editor: Philip Sellars

: The Archers

Janet resists temptation.
Repeated tomorrow 2pm

: Go 4 It

The Easter holidays are here and Matt Smith has lots of ideas about howto fill them. Our reporters give the low-down on the latest white-knuckle rides - at Alton Towers and Thorpe Park. And we go backstage with popsters S Club Juniors as they tour with mentors S Club 7. Plus the third episode of Pippi
Longstockingby Astrid Lindgren. Producer Jane Chambers Series producer Olivia Seligman E-MAIL: gfi@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Matt Smith
Unknown: Thorpe Park.
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: This Sceptred Isle: Dynasties

Anna Massey narrates Christopher Lee 's series exploring powerful families in British history.
9: The Dalrymples. The story of a Scottish family whose achievements have tended to be overshadowed by their involvement in one particular tragic event. Producer Pete Atkin
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
Producer: Pete Atkin

: Feedback

With Roger Bolton. Producer Brian King
Write to: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 1QT PHONE: [number removed] FAX [number removed]
E-MAIL: feedback@bbc.co.uk Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Roger Bolton.

: Law in Action

Marcel Berlins asks what needs to change in the criminal justice system. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Marcel Berlins

: Money

BOX Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: Analysis

Free Speech for Sale. Ian Hargreaves asks whether the future of free expression will be best served by a market-based model, like the British newspaper industry, or one that's more regulated and subsidised, such as broadcasting. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Ian Hargreaves

: The Westminster Hour

Nick Robinson takes a look at the politics of the next seven days. Including at 10.45 Not While I'm Alive
He Ain't. Brian Walden examines the long-running feud between two leading labour politicians of the last century, Ernest Bevin and Herbert Morrison. Editor John Evans Not While I'm Alive, He Ain't: Producer Martin Rosenbaum Repeated Wednesday 8.45pm


Unknown: Nick Robinson
Unknown: Brian Walden
Unknown: Ernest Bevin
Unknown: Herbert Morrison.
Editor: John Evans
Producer: Martin Rosenbaum

: The Learning Curve

With LibbyPurveS. Repeated from Tuesday

: Test Match Special New Zealand v England -the Third Test

The third day's play. For details see yesterday 10.15pm

: News

: The Real History of Opera

Huw Edwards uncovers this real-life history behind the scenes offourfavourite operas. 1: The Magic Flute Inthelastyear of his life Mozart made a last attempt at writing an opera that would capture the public's imagination. Producer Martin Smith


Unknown: Huw Edwards
Producer: Martin Smith

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

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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.

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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