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: World News

: Prayer

for the Day With Brian Haymes.


Unknown: Brian Haymes.

: FarmingToday

Presented by Miriam O'Reilly.


Presented By: Miriam O'Reilly.

: Today

With Mark Coles and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought forthe Day With Indarjit Singh.


Unknown: Mark Coles
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Indarjit Singh.

: The Long View

2: Church and State. Should the Prime Minister be involved in appointing the Archbishop of Canterbury? Jonathan Freedland and his guest
Ann Widdecombe explore the relationship between Church and State, through the story of Henry II and his Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas a Beckett. Producer Virginia Crompton Repeated at9.30pm


Unknown: Jonathan Freedland
Unknown: Ann Widdecombe

: Give Up TV

The second of a five-part series in which
Jeremy Clarke records a week in the life of five telly addicts to find out what happens when their set is removed. Producer Paul Dodgson


Unknown: Jeremy Clarke
Producer: Paul Dodgson

: Daily Service

Presented by Nigel Lee. Praise, My Soul (Praise, My Soul) Matthew 1, wl&-25. Like a Candle Rame
(Kendrick). The Shepherd's Farewell (Berlioz). With the Coventry Blue Coat Church of England School Choir. Director of music Philip Formstone.


Presented By: Nigel Lee.
Music: Philip Formstone.

: Book of the Week: Things My MotherNever Told Me

Part 2. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray.
10.451 Don't Know How She Does It
Part 2 of this week's drama. Drama repeated at7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: Nature

Repeated from yesterday at 9pm

: The Radio Adventurers

Professor Jeffrey Richards explores how some great fictional adventurers have enjoyed careers on radio. 1: Captain Horatio Hornblower. Producer Liz Anstee


Unknown: Professor Jeffrey Richards
Unknown: Captain Horatio Hornblower.
Producer: Liz Anstee

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and Peter White.
Including at 12.30 Call You and Yours PHONE: [number removed] LINES OPEN from 10am


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: Peter White.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke at the Labour Party conference in Blackpool.


Unknown: Nick Clarke

: The Musical Side

of the Family
Artur Rubinstein 's career spanned the first 80 years of the last century, when he was renowned as a great humanitarian and bon viveur as well as one of the world's finest pianists. But, as his daughter Anila reveals, he could also be a tyrannical and insecure parent. Producer Bill Lloyd


Unknown: Artur Rubinstein
Producer: Bill Lloyd

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Listening Heart: Beethoven in Crisis, Summer 1802

By David Constantine.
The story of how, when Beethoven realised he was losing his hearing, he considered committing suicide, but instead went on to write his greatest works.


Writer: David Constantine
Director: Elizabeth Burke
Beethoven: Robert Glenister
Juliet: Anastasia Hille
Casimir: Jamie Glover
Violinist: Sue Lynn
Pianist: David Owen Norris

: Making History

Sue Cook and the team return to examine more of your historical queries. If there is a local legend, quirk of history, family curiosity or architectural oddity that has you puzzled, or if you can help with another listener's query, please write to:
[address removed], or email: making.history@bbc.co.uk Producers Ivan Howlett and Nick Patrick


Producers: Ivan Howlett
Producers: Nick Patrick

: Five New Shorts

2: Benny Gets the Blame by Clare Boylan , read by Patrick Baladi. You know when you get an idea and it's the best idea in the whole history of the world? It makes you feel kind of calm. "Dekko, my man," says "We're goingto have a chariot race." For details see yesterday


Unknown: Clare Boylan
Read By: Patrick Baladi.

: Electronic Brains

2: Saluting the Moose. Agroup of retired engineers meet annually in Connecticut to relive the history of the first American business computer, which was built for Remington Rand in a converted barn that smelled of horses. Producer Mike Hally


Producer: Mike Hally

: Nice Work

Philippa Lamb reviews the success of the stress-busting techniques being tried out by listeners. Producer Lynne R Jones


Unknown: Philippa Lamb
Producer: Lynne R Jones

: The Learning Curve

Libby Purves with the intelligent guide to the world of learning.
EMAIL: thelearningcurve@bbc.co.uk
Phone [number removed] Producer Sukey Firth Repeated on Sunday at llpm


Unknown: Libby Purves

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: That Reminds Me

A new series of reminiscences by well-loved broadcasters. This week, Ludovic Kennedy talks about his 25-year career in television, including a memorable interview with Harold Macmillan , having a poem composed about him during a taxi ride in India and the moment his fame was confirmed - when Alf Garnett called him
"that bloody Russian mick." Producer Claire Jones


Talks: Ludovic Kennedy
Unknown: Harold MacMillan
Unknown: Alf Garnett
Producer: Claire Jones

: The Archers

Pat's concerned. Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

As a new exhibition opens at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Mark Lawson investigates the Gothic art of medieval England. Producer Helen Thomas


Unknown: Albert Museum
Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Helen Thomas

: I Don't Know How She Does It

By Allison Pearson. Adapted by Penny Leicester . 2: How to simultaneously manage your client's money, make a presentation to the new trainees and attend your daughter's nativity play. For details see yesterday Repeatedfrom 10.45am


Unknown: Allison Pearson.
Adapted By: Penny Leicester

: File on 4

Are innocent people being sent to prison because of bungled autopsies? Fran Abrams investigates a crisis in the forensic pathology service. Editor David Ross Repeated on Sunday at 5pm


Unknown: Fran Abrams
Editor: David Ross

: In Touch

Peter White with news for visually impaired people. Producer Ian Macrae PHONE: [number removed] Email: intouch@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Ian MacRae

: Living with Pain

The final part of the series looking at the science and nature of pain. From back pain to cancer, much of the process of coping with pain is a mental one. Geoff Watts discovers how pain management clinics are using a huge variety of different techniques, including medication, art therapy and acupuncture, to help chronic sufferers live as normally as possible.
EMAIL: radioscience@bbc.co.uk Producer Alexandra Feachem


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Alexandra Feachem

: The Long View

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Brian Hanrahan.


Unknown: Brian Hanrahan.

: Book at Bedtime: Invisible Man

By Ralph Ellison. The narrator is on a mission to be a credit to his race. His ingratiating attitude has been rewarded with a place at the only college for black students. Read by Clarke Peters. Part 2. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Ralph Ellison.
Read By: Clarke Peters.

: The Rapid Eye Movement

By Karl Minns. Chester Beatty is in mortal danger-the only way he can be saved is if the "actors" of his REM sleep perform a public service warning dream broadcast. There's no room for metaphor or simile, and they must perform like never before.
But there's one little problem - Chester just won't goto sleep.
Music composed by the Neutrinos Producer Dawn Ellis


Unknown: Karl Minns.
Unknown: Chester Beatty
Producer: Dawn Ellis
Chester: Martin Freeman
Narrator: Chris Langham
Butterworth: Michael Fenton Stevens
Meryl: Tracy-Ann OBErman
Suzie: Tracy-Ann OBErman
Tiberius: Kim Wall
Miss Maury: Beth Chalmers
Hives: Martin Hyder
Popkin: Martin Hyder
Marlowe: Owen Evans
Floyd: Karl Minns

: A Sense of Place

Little Scotland. When thousands of Scottish workers moved to Corby to work at British Steel, they changed the face (and the accent) of this small Northamptonshire town. The men and their sons describe the way things have changed, by taking a trip around some of their old haunts. Producer Allyson Macdonald


Producer: Allyson MacDonald

: News

: Book

of the Week: Things My Mother
AM Never Told Me Part 2. Repeated from 9.45am

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

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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