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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Dr John Holdsworth.


Unknown: Dr John Holdsworth.

: Letter from America

With Alistair Cooke. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: News Briefing

6.05 Papers
6.08 Sports Desk

: Open Country

Helen Mark meets the people and wildlife of the British countryside. Producer Gabi Rsher Extended rot Thu 1.30pm


Unknown: Helen Mark
Producer: Gabi Rsher

: Farming Today This Week

Miriam O'Reilly with this week's countryside and food-Chain news. Producer Steve Peacock


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly
Producer: Steve Peacock

: Today

With John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
7.20 Yesterday in Parliament
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day
With Professor Russell Stannard.
8.45 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Professor Russell Stannard.

: Home Truths

John Peel takes a wry look at the foibles of family life. Producer Rebecca Armstrong Shortened llpm PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: home.truths@bbc.co.UK John Peel : page 20


Unknown: John Peel
Producer: Rebecca Armstrong
Unknown: John Peel

: Excess Baggage

Sandi Toksvig presents a bag full of international travellers' tales and anecdotes, Producer simonciancy
PHONE: [number removed] E-MAIL: excessbaggage@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Sandi Toksvig

: Double Trouble

Stuart Maconie explores the unlikely partnership behind Peter Cook and Dudley Moore , who inspired a new wave of comedy performing and writing. Producer Angela Sherwin


Unknown: Stuart MacOnie
Unknown: Peter Cook
Unknown: Dudley Moore
Producer: Angela Sherwin

: International CricketIndia v Sri Lanka

Commentary from Edgbaston on India and Sri
Lanka's second encounter in the triangular one-day series by Jonathan Agnew , Peter Baxter , Harsha Bhogle and Henry Blofeld. With expert comments from Angus Fraser , Sunil Gavaskar and Roshan Mahanama. The scorer Bill Frindall.
Producer Peter Baxter *Approximate time


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Peter Baxter
Unknown: Harsha Bhogle
Unknown: Henry Blofeld.
Unknown: Angus Fraser
Unknown: Sunil Gavaskar
Unknown: Roshan Mahanama.
Unknown: Bill Frindall.
Producer: Peter Baxter

: The Week in Westminster

Steve Richards of the Independent on Sunday looks behind the scenes at Westminster. Editor jane Ashley


Unknown: Steve Richards
Editor: Jane Ashley

: From Our Own Correspondent

The stories and the colour behind the world s headlines with Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant


Unknown: Kate Adie.
Producer: Tony Grant

: Money Box

Paul Lewis presents the latest news from the world of personal finance and impartial money advice. Producer Louise Greenwood Repeated Sunday 9pm


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Producer: Louise Greenwood

: The News Quiz

With Alan Coren , Andy Hamilton , Jeremy Hardy , Linda Smith and chairman Simon Hoggart. 6.30pm


Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Linda Smith
Unknown: Simon Hoggart.

: News

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the debate from Machen Village Hall and Community Centre, Caerphilly, asthe audience puts questions on issues of the week to a panel of public figures and politicans. Rptd from Friday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby

: Any Answers?

Jonathan Dimbleby takes listeners' calls and e-mails in response to last night's Any Questions? Phone in on [number removed], or e-mail any.answers@bbc.co.uk
Producer Lisa Jenkinson


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: The Saturday Play:Crosswords - Arthur in Bournemouth or ManyArrived Around (7 Letters)

A romantic comedy with clues by Jim Eldridge. Lonely Bournemouth widower Stephen Cross compiles crosswords for his local paper; his life is changed forever when the lovely widow Penny Harrison challenges him to help her prove that King Arthur really did come to Bournemouth. Along the-way he shares with her his delight in constructing some fiendish clues for his latest crossword. Director Marilyn Imrie


Unknown: Jim Eldridge.
Unknown: Stephen Cross
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Penny: Wendy Craig
Stephen: Geoffrey Palmer
Terry: Bruce Alexander
John: John Rowe
RevJessop: Roger Gartland
MrsJessop: Tessa Worsley
Eric/Librarian: David Holt
Sandra: Luisa Bradshaw White

: Tosside News, Unabridged

Richard Schofield is the lengthsman of Tosside - a traditional role giving him the responsibility of looking after drains, hedges and road signs of this village on the Lancashire/Yorkshire border. He is also editor of Tosside News, a bimonthly magazine created by the villagers to unite their community and help it survive the challenges that face modern rural life. Here he tells the story of the magazine with the help of the villagers that constitute both its authorship and its readership. Producer Janet Graves


Unknown: Richard Schofield
Producer: Janet Graves

: Weekend Woman's Hour

The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Martha Kearney. Series editor/producer Jill Burridge E-MAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk


Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Producer: Jill Burridge

: Saturday PM

Full coverage and analysis of the day's news, plus the sports headlines. With Dan Damon.


Unknown: Dan Damon.

: Back Row

Following the success of Y Tu Mama Tambien , Andrew Collins looks at the latest offering from the Latin American new wave: Nine Queens, one of the most popular films ever to come out of Argentina. Producer Stephen Hughes


Unknown: Tu Mama Tambien
Unknown: Andrew Collins
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: Loose Ends

until 6.30 Ned Sherrin hosts another mix of music, comedy and conversation. Producer Torquil Macleod


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Producer: Torquil MacLeod

: Saturday Review

Tom Sutcliffe and guests look at the new Imperial War Museum North, designed by Daniel Libeskind on the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal, and they review Minority Report, a futuristic thriller directed by Steven Spielberg , based on a short story by Philip K Dick. Producer MohiniPatel


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Designed By: Daniel Libeskind
Directed By: Steven Spielberg
Story By: Philip K Dick.

: On Saying Goodbye

Michael Rosen 's series of illustrated talks on aspects of bereavement. 1: The "Romeo and Juliet" Principle. How children learn the difference between "byefornow" and "bye forever". 5.40pm


Unknown: Michael Rosen

: The Archive Hour: Island of Tears

One-in-four US citizens can trace their ancestry through New York's Ellis Island, which for over 60 years until 1954 was the country's most important immigration station. Sarah Baxter , whose grandmother arrived from Czechoslovakia in 1907 at the age of seven, uncovers some surprising family history and hears the compelling testimonies of other immigrants, held at Ellis Island's oral history archive. Learn more about the processing centre on In the Footsteps of Annie Moore on Tuesday at 8.30pm on Radio 2. EditorGwyneth Williams Producer Jane Beresford


Presenter: Sarah Baxter
Producer: Jane Beresford
Editor: Gwyneth Williams

: Classic Serial: The Vicissitudes of Evangeline

By Elinor Glyn . Dramatised by Georgia Pritchett .
Evangeline is a red-haired, green-eyed young lady who, cast out into the world to seek herfortune, resolves to become an adventurer, refusing to behave as young unmarried women in the early 1900s should do.
Music composed by Neil Brand Director Marilyn Imrie Rptd from Sun


Unknown: Elinor Glyn
Dramatised By: Georgia Pritchett
Composed By: Neil Brand
Director: Marilyn Imrie
Evangeline: Janie Dee
Christopher: Oliver Milburn
Lord Robert: Julian Rhlnd-Tutt
Lady Verningham: Francesa Annis
Lady Merrenden: Marcia Warren
Lord Montgomerie: Sean Scanlan
Lady Montgomerie: Phyllida Law
Malcolm Montgomerie: David Bannerman
The Montgomerie girls: Tracey Wiles
Duke of Torquilstone: Dale Rapley

: The Moral Maze

Michael Buerk chairs a debate on the moral conundrums behind one of the week's news stories. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Michael Buerk

: Masterteam

London play Dundee in Britain's brightest amateur quiz. The questionmaster is Peter Snow. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Peter Snow.

: Fine Lines

Christopher Cook talks to poet and activist Maya Angelou about her life and work. Repeated from Sunday


Talks: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Maya Angelou

: The Late Story: Expatriates

Five short stories about living in a foreign land.
1: Please Excuse My Husband - He's a Vegetarian By Michele Roberts. Read by Lindsay Duncan. An English couple retire to rural France where the husband's vegetarianism creates tension in their marriage and in the wider community. Producer juiiaButt


Unknown: Michele Roberts.
Read By: Lindsay Duncan.

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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