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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From the church of St Chad, Farndon, Cheshire.

: From Our Own Correspondent

World Service analysis. Producer Mike Popham


Producer: Mike Popham

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

OFSIBYL (not OFSTED). Visionary mystic Hildegard of Bingen is recruited as a school inspector by headmistress Frances Gumley-Mason of St Augustine's Priory.
How does She do? Producer Matt Thompson Rptd at 11.30pm


Unknown: Frances Gumley-Mason
Producer: Matt Thompson Rptd

: Living World: Hedgehogs - Playing the Field

In the dead of night Lionel Kelleway joins hedgehog expert Nigel Reeve, and hedgehog radio tracker Richard Young on a South Gloucestershire playing field to seek out some ill-tempered and noisy courting hedgehogs. Producer Laura Fudge E-MAIL: [email address removed]


Unknown: Lionel Kellewayjoins
Unknown: Nigel Reeve
Unknown: Richard Young
Producer: Laura Fudge

: Sunday

With Roger Bolton. Series producer Liz Leonard


Unknown: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Liz Leonard

: Radio 4 Appeal

Glenda Jackson appeals for a charity that aims to improve the lives of older people through reminiscence.
DONATIONS: The Age Exchange, [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed]
Producer Laurence Grissell
Repeated at 9.25pm and Thursday 3.28pm


Unknown: Glenda Jackson
Producer: Laurence Grissell

: Sunday Worship

A meditation for Father's Day at St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral in Glasgow, directed by Fridrik Walker. Producer Mo McCullough E-MAIL: sunday.worship@bbc.co.uk


Directed By: Fridrik Walker.
Producer: Mo McCullough

: Letter from America

With Alistair Cooke. RptfromFn


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Broadcasting House

With Eddie Mair. Producer Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Eddie Mair.
Producer: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Test Match Special

England v Sri Lanka Commentary from Old Trafford on the fourth day s play in the Third Test. Including at:
1.15 Call the Commentators Your chance to talk to our team in the commentary box.
. For details see yesterday * Approximate time

: Desert Island Discs

This week Sue Lawley's castaway is Jan Morris , author of the Pax Britannica trilogy and books about Venice, Manhattan and Trieste. She chooses eight records to take to the mythical island. Producer Olivia Seligman Repeated Friday 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


Unknown: Jan Morris
Producer: Olivia Seligman

: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

With Tim Brooke-Taylor , Barry Cryer , Graeme Garden and Jeremy Hardy atthe Haymarket Theatre, Leicester. Rpt of Mon


Unknown: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Unknown: Barry Cryer
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy

: The Food Programme

As we wallow in World Cup fever, Sheila Dillon examines the connections between food and football. Producer Rebecca Wells Extended repeat tomorrow 4pm Diet of champions? See Dr Mark Porter : page 40


Unknown: Sheila Dillon
Producer: Rebecca Wells
Unknown: Dr Mark Porter

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Sunday Best: A Ripe Old Age

Another chance to hear the series on how the ageing process affects art and creativity. 1:Golden Chariots, Silver Linings. Paul Vaughan looks at the ways in which artists such as George Melly , Sir Anthony Caro , PD James , Sir Charles Mackerras and Mary Wesley use their art both to face up to death and to hold it at bay. Producer Beaty Rubens


Unknown: Paul Vaughan
Unknown: George Melly
Unknown: Sir Anthony Caro
Unknown: Pd James
Unknown: Sir Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Mary Wesley
Producer: Beaty Rubens

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bunny Guinness, Bob Flowerdew and Roy Lancaster answer questions posed by gardeners in Essex. Producer Trevor Taylor


Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Roy Lancaster
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: Out of the Fire

Lars Tharp 's five-part series looking at clay as a universal substance in the story of man. 3: On the Tiles. Member of the Tile Society and avid tile collector Chris Blanchett , who has some 6,000 tiles in his house, tells the story of their decorative, architectural and practical purpose, while Sebastian Wormell , the archivist for Harrods, explains their use on the outside of the building and their importance to the food and meat halls within. Producer Anne Bristow


Unknown: Lars Tharp
Unknown: Chris Blanchett
Unknown: Sebastian Wormell
Producer: Anne Bristow

: Classic Serial: From Here to Eternity: Part 1

James Jones's bestselling novel about life in Schofield Barracks in Honolulu at the time of the attack on Pearl Harbour in 1941.
Repeated Saturday 9pm


Writer: James Jones
Adapted in two parts by: Michael Hastings
Music by: John Tams
Director: Bill Bryden
Lorene: Rachel Pickup
Karen: Elizabeth McGovem
Robert: James Callis
Sgt Warden: Ken Cranham
Capt Holmes: Bill Gaunt
Pte Maggio: Kevin McNally
Pte Bloom: Michael Feast
Sgt Judson: Trevor Ray
Jack: John Tams
Sgt Stark: Karl Johnson
MP/Soldier 1: Aaron Swartz
MP/Soldier 2: Sam Douglas

: Open Book

Charlie Lee-Potter looks at what's happening in the world of books. Plus an interview with Ruth Rendell. Producer Fiona McLean Repeated Thursday 4pm July's Bookclub: See Under: Love by David Grossman August's Bookclub: From The Holy Mountain by William Dalrymple


Unknown: Charlie Lee-Potter
Unknown: Ruth Rendell.
Producer: Fiona McLean
Unknown: David Grossman
Unknown: William Dalrymple

: The English-knowing Men

Roshan Doug discusses this controversial expression by Mahatma Gandhi , with fellow poets Moniza Alvi , Satyendra Srivastava and Mahendra Solanki - and hears some poems that reflect their rich heritage. ProducerVivBeeby Repeated Saturday 11.30pm


Unknown: Roshan Doug
Unknown: Mahatma Gandhi
Unknown: Moniza Alvi
Unknown: Satyendra Srivastava
Unknown: Mahendra Solanki

: File on 4

Mark Whitaker reports on major events at home and abroad. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Mark Whitaker

: A Bittersweet Decade

America in the 1950s: a time when the front door was left unlocked and the dream of a house with a lawn seemed accessibleto everyone. It was also, however, the time of the McCarthy witch-hunts and racial segregation. In the first of two talks, Raymond Seitz , former US Ambassadorto the UK, looks back at what made that decade so special for Americans -then and now. Producer Maria Balinska Rptd on Saturday


Unknown: Raymond Seitz
Producer: Maria Balinska Rptd

: Pick of the Week

Rosie Boycott presents her selection of extracts from BBC radio over the past seven days.
Producer Natasha Maw PHONE: [number removed] (24 hours) FAX: [number removed] E-MAIL: potw@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Rosie Boycott
Producer: Natasha Maw

: The Archers

Haymaking at Brookfield. Repeated tomorrow 2pm
Soap and flannel with Alison Graham : page 44


Unknown: Alison Graham

: Go 4 It

This week Barney Harwood is in World Cup mood as he joins a football coaching lesson in Liverpool with some keen young stars of the future. Plus the second episode of The Earth Giantby
Melvin Burgess . Producer Jane Chambers E-MAIL:gfi@bbc.co.uk The Chlldllne awards: page 38


Unknown: Barney Harwood
Unknown: Melvin Burgess
Producer: Jane Chambers

: This Sceptred Isle: The 20th Century

1963: Beeching, Profumo and Martin Luther King's Dream. Written by Christopher Lee and narrated by Anna Massey , with readings by Robert Powell. 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: Martin Luther
Written By: Christopher Lee
Unknown: Anna Massey
Unknown: Robert Powell.
Producer: Pete Atkin

: Feedback

Roger Bolton dips into the mailbagand airs yourviews 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 big legal issues and the everyday ones tackled. Repeated from Friday

: Money Box

Repeated from yesterday 12 noon

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: In Business

Peter Day reports on China joining the World Trade Organisation. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: 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 4: Steve Richards examines the dramatic Greenwich by-election of 1987. See choice, pagel28. Editor John Evans Triumphs and Disasters: Producer Martin Rosenbaum RptdWednesday8.45pm


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

: The Learning Curve

With LibbyPurves. Rptd from Tue

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6 05am

: News

: Playing for Real

Charlotte Morita looks at the subsequent careers of five students in the "Class of '93" at the Royal College Of Music. Producer Richard Bannerman


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.

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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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