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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From the church of St Thomas the Martyr, Oxford.

: From Our Own Correspondent

World Service analysis. Producer Mike Popham


Producer: Mike Popham

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

The Outsider. Mark Tully explores the power and the pain of the outsider- the power of detachment and the pain of exclusion. Producer Beverley McAinsh Rptd 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Beverley McAinsh Rptd

: On Your Farm

The programme that gets to the heart of country life. Producer Adrian Holloway


Producer: Adrian Holloway

: Sunday

With Kati Whitaker. series producer Liz Leonard


Unknown: Kati Whitaker.
Producer: Liz Leonard

: Radio 4 Appeal

Louise Botting appeals on behalf of a charity that uses small-enterprise training to alleviate poverty across Africa
DONATIONS: APT Enterprise Development. [address removed] CREDIT CARDS: Freephone [number removed]
Producer Laurence Grissell
Repeated at9.25pm and Thursday 3.28pm


Unknown: Louise Botting
Producer: Laurence Grissell

: Sunday Worship

Feel the Spirit. From the annual summer gathering of Christians at Keswick in the Lake District. Dr Robert Cunville , an evangelist from the Billy Graham organisation, speaks on the Holy Spirit. Leader Peter Maiden. Music directors Nigel Swinford and Colin Webster. ProducerPhilipBillson E-MAIL: sunday.worship@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Dr Robert Cunville
Unknown: Billy Graham
Leader: Peter Maiden.
Directors: Nigel Swinford
Directors: Colin Webster.

: Letter from America

With AlistairCooke. RptfromFri

: Broadcasting House

With Eddie Mair. Editor Kevin Marsh


Unknown: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Kevin Marsh

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Between Ourselves

Olivia O'Leary talks to Zana Muhsen and Nanna Anwar about their traumatic experiences of forced marriage and of being "sold into slavery" bytheir own parents. Producer Sera Lefroy-Owen Shortened rpt Fri 9am


Talks: Olivia O'Leary
Unknown: Zana Muhsen
Unknown: Nanna Anwar
Producer: Sera Lefroy-Owen

: Just a Minute

Nicholas Parsons hosts the panel game where talk is never cheap. He is joined this week by Tony Hawks, Kit Hesketh-Harvey, Sue Perkins and Wendy Richard. 6.30pm


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Sue Perkins
Unknown: Wendy Richard.

: The Food Programme

Berries, as well as being one of the delights of the British summer, are increasingly being recognised for the benefits they can bring to public health and the local economy. Thisweekwe meet Scotland's new "berry tsar" and explore the culture of berries from its roots in Graeco-Romano mythology to its pre-eminence as jam at high tea.
Producer Rebecca Moore Extended repeat tomorrow 4pm


Producer: Rebecca Moore

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: James Cox.

: Sunday Best: It's My Story - You Can't GoHome

When Professor Preston King stood upagainstthe racist laws of segregation in America's Deep South, he had little idea his protest would result in an exile of 40 years. Now able to return to the USA, Professor King travels to his hometown of Albany in Georgia for a long awaited reunion. Producer Linda Pressly


Unknown: Professor Preston King
Producer: Linda Pressly

: Gardeners' Question Time

Pippa Greenwood , Bunny Guinness and Bob Flowerdew are guests of Usk Gardens Open Days in Monmouthshire. The chairman is Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened 3pm The nation's favourite flowers: page 33


Unknown: Pippa Greenwood
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Eric Robson.
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: The Seychelles Seashore

Each island in the glittering Indian Ocean archipelago of the Seychelles is a treasure trove of extraordinary plants, unique wildlife and spectacular landscapes. in this new five-part series, scientist and journalist Stuart Blackman reports on his five-week stay on the tiny Aride island, the most northerly of the group. 1: A Teddy Bear's Picnic. Havingjust arrived on the island, Stuart has to learn how to share his hut and his breakfast with a menagerie of furry, feathered and scaly friends. Producer Sheena Duncan


Unknown: Stuart Blackman
Producer: Sheena Duncan

: Classic Serial: The Good Companions

By JB Priestley , dramatised in three parts by Eric Pringle. 1: The Dinky Doos concert party is marooned in a station cafe in the Midlands, their manager having run off with the pianist and all their money. Enter carpenter Jess Oakroyd , schoolteacher-cum-pianist Inigo Jollifant and Miss Elizabeth Trant with her newly acquired financial independence.
Musiccomposed by Mia Soteriou DirectorClaire Grove Rptd Sat 9pm


Unknown: Jb Priestley
Unknown: Eric Pringle.
Unknown: Jess Oakroyd
Pianist: Inigo Jollifant
Pianist: Miss Elizabeth Trant
Susie: Helen Longworth
Jess: Philip Jackson
Elizabeth: Jemma Churchill
Inigo: Nicholas Boulton
Mrs Oakroyd: Mia Soteriou
Morton: Gerard McDermott
Leonard: Carl Prekopp
Mr Medworth: Ian Masters
Mrs Tarvin: Paula Jacobs

: Bookclub

James Naughtie and a studio audience talk to Maya Angelou about volume one of her groundbreaking autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.
Repeated Thursday 4pm
September's Bookclub: From the Holy Mountain by William Dalrymple
October: A Dark Adapted Eye by Barbara Vine


Presenter: James Naughtie
Guest: Maya Angelou
Producer: Karen Holden
Unknown: William Dalrymple
Unknown: Barbara Vine

: Fine Lines

Christopher Cook is joined this week by Booker Prize-winning novelist and poet Margaret Atwood and Australia's leading poet Les Murray.
Producer Katherine Beacon Repeated Saturday 11.30pm


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Margaret Atwood

: File on 4

Major issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad. Repeated from Tuesday

: Collapsing States: 3: Sierra Leone

Mark Doyle concludes his journey through West Africa by visiting Sierra Leone, which was recently mired in bloody civil war but is now propped up by British and international support. There he meets a former militiaman who uses magic to see off his foes and an army sergeant who chronicles his country's extraordinary transition from desperation to hope. Rptd Sat 7.45pm


Presenter: Mark Doyle
Producer: Tony Grant

: Pick of the Week

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


Unknown: Gerry Anderson
Producer: Nicola Barranger

: The Archers

Brian has a surprise for Siobhan. Repeated tomorrow 2pm Soap and flannel with Alison Graham : page 36
The Archers theme tune on your phone: page 21


Unknown: Alison Graham

: Go 4 It

A special summer edition of the children's magazine, in which Barney Harwood goes off to summer camp in Calais. Plus the first episode of Forever X by Geraldine McCaughrean. Producer JaneChambers E-MAIL: gfi@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Geraldine McCaughrean.

: This Sceptred Isle: The 20th Century

1970-71: Edward Heath , Decimalisation and Ulster. Written by Christopher Lee , 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: Edward Heath
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

Big and small legal issues tackled. Repeated from Friday

: Face the Facts

With John Waite. Rptd from Fri 12.30pm


Unknown: John Waite.

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: Analysis

The Expired Mandate. John Kampfner asks why European influence on Israel and the Palestinian
Authority is now virtually non-existent. Rpt of Thu 8.30pm


Unknown: John Kampfner

: The Westminster Hour

John Nicolson takes a look atthe politics of the next seven days. Including at 10.45 Speaking for
Ourselves. Three novelists reflect on the effects of devolution on Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. 3. Counted Out. Irvine Welsh considers the effectiveness of the Scottish Assembly. Editor John Evans Speaking for Ourselves: Producer Owen McFadden Rptd Wed 8.45pm


Unknown: John Nicolson
Editor: John Evans
Producer: Owen McFadden Rptd

: The Learning Curve

With Diana Madill. Rptd from Tue


Unknown: Diana Madill.

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: A Tune a Day

In the first of two programmes, Tommy Pearson puts to the test some of the books that claim to teach rapid advances in proficiency on a musical instrument, and attempts to masterthe accordion and clarinet from scratch. With help from Bert Weedon , author of a popular guitar tutor, and Others. Producer Alan Hall


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Bert Weedon
Producer: Alan Hall

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.

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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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