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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St Nicholas, Sandhurst, Kent.

: From Our Own Correspondent

World Service analysis. Producer Mike Popham


Producer: Mike Popham

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Sacred Stones. Mark Tully goes in search ofthe role and meaning of stones, both man-made and natural. Producer Beverley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Beverley McAinsh

: Living World

YarnerWood. Lionel Kelleway and English Nature
Warden Phil Page walkthrough Yarner Wood , Dartmoor, one of few remaining ancient oak woodlands in Britain. Producer Laura Fudge E-MAIL, changing.places@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway
Unknown: Warden Phil Page
Unknown: Yarner Wood
Producer: Laura Fudge

: Sunday

With Edward Stourton. Series producer Liz Leonard


Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Producer: Liz Leonard

: Radio 4 Appeal

Michael Palin appeals for a charity that provides specialist treatment for children who stammer.
DONATIONS: The Michael Palin Centre for Stammering Children, [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed]
Producer Laurence Grissell
Repeated at 9.25pm and Thursday 3.28pm


Unknown: Michael Palin
Unknown: Michael Palin
Producer: Laurence Grissell

: Sunday Worship

Where Cross the Crowded Ways of Life. From Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, London, presented by Brian Haymes. With the BBC Radio 2
Young Choristers ofthe Year, directed by Philip Luke.
Producer Mark O'Brien E-MAIL: sunday.worship@bbc.co.uk


Presented By: Brian Haymes.
Directed By: Philip Luke.
Producer: Mark O'Brien

: Letter from America

With Alistair Cooke. RptfromFri


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Broadcasting House

Eddie Mair 's fresh approach to the news. Producer Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Producer: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Desert Island Discs

This week Sue Lawley's castaway is the artist Leonard Rosoman. He chooses eight records to take to the mythical island. Producer Olivia Seligman Repeated Friday 9am
CD BOXED SET: A three-CD boxed set, The Very Best of Desert Island Discs. is on sale through all good music retailers priced £14.99


Artist: Leonard Rosoman.
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

Tim Brooke-Taylor , Barry Cryer , Graeme Garden ,
Jeremy Hardy , Humphrey Lyttelton and pianist Colin Sell are at the Haymarket theatre, Leicester. RptofMon


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Humphrey Lyttelton
Pianist: Colin Sell

: The Food Programme

Sheila Dillon investigates how US biotechnology companies are preparing to launch a new offensive on the reluctant European market and examines howfarthe GM debate has moved on. Producer Rebecca Moore Repeated tomorrow 4pm


Producer: Rebecca Moore

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Sunday Best: The Scent of Him

Jo Morris talks to four fathers who recall the painful circumstances of giving up their babies for adoption in the 1960s.
Producer Helena Sills


Talks: Jo Morris
Producer: Helena Sills

: Gardeners' Question Time

John Cushnie , Pippa Greenwood and Roy Lancaster answer questions posed by gardeners in Middlesex.
And Roy Lancaster and Bob Flowerdew discoverthe secrets of BunnyGuinness'sCambridgeshire garden. The chairman is Eric Robson.
Producer Trevor Taylor


Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: Out of the Fire

Lars Tharp 's five-part series looking at the history and significance of clay. 2: Ceramic Germbusters
Engineer and Doulton collector Anthony Kenny ana social historian Mark Jennertell the story of how
John Doulton 's brilliant idea of replacing old wooden sewage pipes with clay revolutionised the health ana sanitation of cities such as Paris and London. Producer Anne Bristow


Unknown: Lars Tharp
Unknown: Anthony Kenny
Unknown: Mark Jennertell
Unknown: John Doulton
Producer: Anne Bristow

: Classic Serial: The Iliad

Translated by Robert Fagies and dramatised in two parts by Tom Holland. 2: Agamemnon the Achaean war leader has insulted Achilles (Christopher Eccleston ), his greatest warrior, who now refuses to fight against the Trojans. Meanwhile, Hector (lain Glen) leads the Trojans in a bloody offensive, devastating the Achaeans and driving them back to their burning ships. With Chris Donnelly , Tom Espiner ,
Michael Fenton Stevens , Jamie Glover , Suzanna Hamilton , Andrew Sachs , Mia Soteriou , imogen Stubbs and Jacqueline Tong. Narrated by Derek Jacobi. Music by Mia Sotenou Directors Viv Beeby and Jeremy Howe Repeated Saturday 9pm


Translated By: Robert Fagies
Unknown: Tom Holland.
Unknown: Christopher Eccleston
Unknown: Chris Donnelly
Unknown: Tom Espiner
Unknown: Michael Fenton Stevens
Unknown: Jamie Glover
Unknown: Suzanna Hamilton
Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Unknown: Mia Soteriou
Unknown: Imogen Stubbs
Unknown: Jacqueline Tong.
Unknown: Derek Jacobi.
Music By: Mia Sotenou
Directors: Viv Beeby
Directors: Jeremy Howe

: open book

Charlie Lee-Potter talks to Winston Graham as the final novel of the perennially popular Poldark saga, Bella Poldark, appears on the bookshelves.
Repeated Thursday 4pm
July's Bookclub: See Under: Love by David Grossman
August's Bookclub: From The Holy Mountain by William Dalrymple


Interviewer: Charlie Lee-Potter
Guest: Winston Graham
Producer: Sarah Johnson

: The Edge

Fred Voss works in the Californian aircraft industry for 48 weeks of the year. During his vacations he comes to England to read from his highly acclaimed poetry collections which detail the blood, sweat and tears of factory life. He talks about his progression from PhD student to steelcutter and welder. With highlights from one of his most recent performances. Producer Viv Beeby Repeated Saturday 11.30pm


Unknown: Fred Voss
Producer: Viv Beeby

: File on 4

New Labour promised a new era of open and inclusive local politics. Gerry Northam investigates claims that party manipulation and dirty tricks are still keepinggood candidates from office. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Gerry Northam

: Working for the Council

The final part of a series of talks by writers who have travelled abroad with the British Council and formed strong links with authors in other countries. South
African children's writer Beverley Naidoo reflects on her tripto Ghana.
Producer Rob Ketteridge Repeated on Saturday


Unknown: Beverley Naidoo
Producer: Rob Ketteridge

: Pick of the Week

Russell Davies presents his selection of extracts from BBC radio overthe past seven days.
Producer Natasha Maw PHONE: [number removed](24 hours) FAX: [number removed] E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Russell Davies
Producer: Natasha Maw

: The Archers

There's gossip about Siobhan's waistline. Repeated tomorrow 2pm
Soap and flannel with Alison Graham : page 40


Unknown: Alison Graham

: Go 4 It

Eoin Colfertalks about his new book Artemis Fowl : the Arctic Incident, the sequel to the very popular
Artemis Fowl. And exhibit-maker and musician Sarah Angliss shows off some of herfavourite sound-making gadgets, from a musical saw to machines that make her sound like an alien. Plus the first episode of The Earth Giant by Melvin Burgess , read by Samantha Bond. The presenter is Barney Harwood. Producer Jane Chambers E-MAIL: gfi@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Eoin Colfertalks
Unknown: Artemis Fowl
Unknown: Artemis Fowl.
Musician: Sarah Angliss
Unknown: Melvin Burgess
Read By: Samantha Bond.
Unknown: Barney Harwood.

: This Sceptred Isle: The 20th Century

1962: TW3, the death of Marilyn Monroe. and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Written by Christopher Lee and narrated by Anna Massey. Producer Pete Atkin
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: This series is available on a series of individual audio cassettes and compact discs, as well as superb boxed sets. Two books to accompany the series have been published by BBC Books, www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed]


Unknown: Marilyn Monroe.
Written By: Christopher Lee
Unknown: Anna Massey.
Producer: Pete Atkin

: Feedback

Roger Bolton dips into the mailbag and airs your views and opinions on BBC Radio programmes and policy. Send your comments and questions 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

The programme that tackles the legal issues, big and small, Without the big fees. Repeated from Fhday

: Money BOX

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: In Business

Boardroom. When a company gets out of control, people ask who is in charge? What is the role of the non-executive director? Peter Day reports. Repeated from Thursday


Director: Peter Day

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley takes a look at the politics of the next seven days. Including at 10.45 Triumphs and Disasters 3: Steve Richards examines the dramatic Lincoln by-election Of 1973. Editor John Evans Triumphsand Disasters: Producer Martin Rosenbaum Rptd Wednesday 8.45pm


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Unknown: Steve Richards
Editor: John Evans Triumphsand
Producer: Martin Rosenbaum Rptd

: The Learning Curve

WithLibbyPurves. Repeated from Tuesday

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Playing for Real

In the first of two programmes, Charlotte Morita finds out what happened to five classmates at the Royal Northern College of Music afterthey left in 1983. Producer Richard Bannerman


Unknown: Charlotte Morita
Producer: Richard Bannerman

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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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