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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Pauline Webb.


Unknown: Pauline Webb.

: Letter from America

With AliStairCOOke. Repeated from Friday

: News Briefing

6.05 Papers
6.08 Sports Desk

: Open Country

Helen Mark meets the people and wildlife of the British countryside.
Producer Moira Hickey


Unknown: Helen Mark
Producer: Moira Hickey

: Farming Today This Week

Presented by Charlotte Smith . Producer Hugh O'Donnell


Presented By: Charlotte Smith
Producer: Hugh O'Donnell

: Today

With John Humphrys and Martha Kearney.
7.20 Yesterday in Parliament
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Satish Kumar.
8.45 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Martha Kearney.
Unknown: Satish Kumar.

: Home Truths

John Peel takes a wry look at the foibles of family life. Producer Harry Parker PHONE: [number removed] Email: home.truths@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: John Peel
Producer: Harry Parker

: Excess Baggage

Arthur Smith presents a selection of the best international travellers' tales.
PHONE [number removed] Email: excess.baggage@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Arthur Smith

: British Manufacturing and My Part in ItsDownfall

John Fortune presents the first in a four-part adventure into the way work used to be, beginning with the working men of his home town, Bristol. Forty years ago, half the population worked in manufacturing. Now there are more people working in call centres than in the ship, car and steel industries combined. With contributions from Bill Morris , Sir Bernard Ingham and Corelli Barnett. Producer Miles Warde


Unknown: Bill Morris
Unknown: Sir Bernard Ingham
Unknown: Corelli Barnett.
Producer: Miles Warde

: The Week in Westminster

Robin Oakley takes a look behind the scenes at Westminster. Editor Marie Jessel


Unknown: Robin Oakley
Editor: Marie Jessel

: From Our Own Correspondent

The stories and the colour behind the world's headlines, With KateAdie. Producer TonyGrant

: Money Box

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


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Producer: Louise Greenwood

: The News Quiz

A tongue-in-cheek review of the week news, brought to you by Simon Hoggart , Alan Coren ,
Jeremy Hardy and special guests. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy

: News

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the debate from St Columba's Church of Scotland in Knightsbridge, London with Ken Livingstone, Mayor of London,
Lord Macdonald, Ministerforthe Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, and Amanda Platell, former head of the Conservative Party's media unit.


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Ken Livingstone
Unknown: Amanda Platell

: Any Answers?

Jonathan Dimbleby takes listeners calls and emails in response to last night's Any Questions. Phone: [number removed] or email: any.answers@bbc.co.uk
Producer Victoria Wakely


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Victoria Wakely

: The Saturday Play: Solitude

Villana has a desperate yearning to celebrate her parents, whose love and devotion protected her from the consequences of an event she caused as a child. She must find someone who will listen to her story.


Writer: William Trevor
Director: Enyd Williams
Villana: Joanna David
Young Villana: Nicola Holmes
Her mother: Elizabeth Bell
Her father: John Rowe
Mr D'Arblay: Ian Masters
Mrs Upsilla: Ann Beach
Charles: Ben Onwukwe
Max: David Timson
Mr Fairlie: Stephen Thorne
Hotel guest: Helen Longworth
Museum keeper: Gerard McDermott

: The Apprentice

John Cole continues his three-part exploration into the life of the apprentice. What kinds of apprenticeships were open to women? Who took part in the apprentice strikes? Why did apprenticeships decline? Producer SallyFlatman


Unknown: John Cole

: Weekend Woman's Hour

The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Sheila McLennon.
Series editor/producer Jill Burridge EMAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk


Presented By: Sheila McLennon.
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

Joe Cornish presents the weekly film programme. As Die Another Dayis released, what can James Bond do next ? Producer Stephen Hughes


Unknown: Joe Cornish
Unknown: James Bond
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: Loose Ends

Join Ned Sherrin for another sparkling mix of music, comedy and conversation. Producer Torquil Macleod


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Producer: Torquil MacLeod

: Saturday Review

Sean Bean and Samantha Bond take on "the Scottish play" in Edward Hall 's new West End production. Tom Sutcliffe and guests give their views on the latest Macbeth. Michael Moore shoots from the hip in his anti-gun ownership documentary Bowling for Columbine, and just in case you've been on another planet, there's a new Harry Potter movie out. Producer Jerome Weatherald


Unknown: Sean Bean
Unknown: Samantha Bond
Unknown: Edward Hall
Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Unknown: Michael Moore
Unknown: Harry Potter
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Around Whicker's World

In a series of three talks, Alan Whicker revisits some of the people, places and events that have made an impression on him during 60 years of globetrotting. 1: Moments of Decision Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Alan Whicker

: The Archive Hour: Seven Plays in Seven Days

From the pompous directors who ran theatres as personal fiefdoms, to the incontinent camels who used to liven up Liverpool productions, a cast of thousands tell the story of the rep -tales which are often far more of a performance than anythinggoing on on-stage. Mark Buffery presents a saga of triumph and defeat as the rep does battle with TV and temperance campaigners, producer Dylan Winter


Unknown: Mark Buffery

: Classic Serial: The Idiot

By Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Dramatised in four parts by Melissa Murray.
3: While recovering from an epileptic fit, the prince analyses his feelings for the two very different women he has met - the spoilt but captivating Nastasya Filipovna, who is fatally attracted to the evil Rogozhin, and the more timid Aglaya, who is secretly in love with him. She and the Prince meet but the outcome is not what she had hoped for.
Director Cherry Cookson Repeated from Sunday


Writer: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Dramatist: Melissa Murray
Director: Cherry Cookson
Prince Myshkin: Paul Rhys
Rogozhin: Roger Allam
Ganya: Alex Jennings
Nastasya: Lia Williams
Gen Ivolgin: Stephen Moore
Lebedev: Gerard McDermott
Mrs Yepanchin: Paula Jacobs
Aglaya: Tracy-Ann Oberman
Kolya: Carl Prekopp
Varya: Jemma Churchill
Man: Jonathan Keeble

: The Moral Maze

Michael Buerk chairs a live debate on the moral conundrums behind one of the week's news stories.
Claire Fox , Michael Gove , Melanie Phillips and Ian Hargreaves cross-examine witnesses who hold passionate but conflicting views. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Claire Fox
Unknown: Michael Gove
Unknown: Melanie Phillips
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves

: Brain of Britain 2002

The first round in the nationwide general-knowledge contest continues with contestants from the north of England. The chairman is Robert Robinson. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Robert Robinson.

: A Land of Ghosts, Dreams and Goblins

The first of a two-part programme in which poet Roshan Doug returns to Jalandhar in India, his birthplace. He records a poetic testimony and asks some of the region's poets whether, as he states in one of his poems, it remains "a land of ghosts, dreams and goblins". Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Roshan Doug

: The Late Story: Telling Tales

Written and read in ten parts by Alan Bennett.
With customary wryness, Alan Bennett reminisces about growing up in Leeds. 5: Days Out
Music by George Fenton Producer Mary Kalemkerian
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: This series is available on audio cassette and compact disc. Call [number removed]


Unknown: Alan Bennett.
Unknown: Alan Bennett
Music By: George Fenton
Producer: Mary Kalemkerian

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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