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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St Peter 's Church, Curdridge in Hampshire.


Unknown: st peter

: From Our Own Correspondent

World Service analysis. Producer Mike Popham


Producer: mike popham

: News Briefing

: Something Understood

Let the Healing Fountain Start. Mark Tully considers the symbolism of fountains- beauty, energy, purity, healing power-and journalist SaeedNaqvi explains why fountains are so important in Islam. Producer Nigel Acheson Repeated 11.30pm


Unknown: mark tully
Producer: nigel acheson

: On Your Farm

The topical farming programme.
Producer Hugh O'Donnell


Producer: hugh o'Donnell

: Sunday

With Roger Bolton.
Series producer Amanda Hancox EMAIL: sunday@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: roger bolton.
Producer: amanda hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

An appeal on behalf of the Post-adoption Centre.
DONATIONS: Post-adoption Centre, [address removed]Credit-card donations: [number removed]
Producer Sally Flatman Repeated 9.26pm and Thursday 3.28pm


Producer: sally flatman

: Sunday Worship

For Candlemas, the Feast of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple. Led by the Rev John McLuckie with the choir of St John the Evangelist, Princes
Street, Edinburgh, in StCuthbert's Parish Church. Reading: Luke 2, w22-38. Anthem: Hail,
Gladdening Light (Wood) Director of music Stephen Doughty. Organist Peter Horsfal. producer Philip Biiison


Unknown: john mcLuckie
Unknown: st john
Organist: stephen doughty.
Organist: peter horsfal.
Producer: philip biiison

: Letter from America

With AlistairCooke. Rptd from Fri

: Broadcasting House

A fresh approach to the news.
Editor Peter Rippon


Editor: peter rippon

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's castaway this week is the actor, writer, comedian and star of The Fast Show, Paul Whitehouse. Producer Lisa Jenkinson Shortened repeat Fri 9am


Unknown: paul whitehouse.
Producer: lisa jenkinson

: Just a Minute

Chairman Nicholas Parsons hosts the pernickety panel game from Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, andisjoinedbyPaulMerton, Kit Hesketh-Harvey, ROSS Noble and Steve Frost. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: nicholas parsons
Unknown: ross noble
Unknown: steve frost.

: The Food Programme

Food Waste. Sheila Dillon climbs the British food waste mountain to find out who's throwing food away and why. She investigates the truth behind sell-by dates, and discovers what happens to the unwanted food from shops and restaurants. Producer Rebecca Wells Extended repeat tomorrow at 4pm


Unknown: sheila dillon
Producer: rebecca wells

: The World This Weekend

With James Cox.


Unknown: james cox.

: Sunday Best: The Roman Way

David Aaronovitch explores how the Roman Empire dealt with centralised power, ethnic diversity, cultural assimilation and entertainments. 3: Filling the Day How Rome's wealthy lived - and what daily life was like for everyone else. Producer Rebecca Nicholson


Unknown: david aaronovitch
Producer: rebecca nicholson

: Gardeners' Question Time

John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Bunny Guinness answer some of the questions posed by gardeners in Suffolk. And Matthew Biggs reports from Singapore on a fruit that's been described as like eating custard in a sewer. The chairman is Eric Robson. Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened at 3pm
The plant that keeps cats away - RT Shop: page 41


Unknown: john cushnie
Unknown: bob flowerdew
Unknown: matthew biggs
Unknown: eric robson.
Producer: trevor taylor

: The Bee Inspector

The first of four programmes following the work of bee inspector David Kempthrough the seasons. 1: Spring. Checking how well bee colonies have survived the winter and looking for the first signs of disease. Including a trip to Hodsock Priory , home to some working Victorian beehives. Producer Mike Haiiy


Unknown: david kempthrough
Unknown: hodsock priory
Producer: mike haiiy

: Classic Serial: Strangers and Brothers

CP Snow's epic novel sequence about the English
Establishment. Dramatised in five parts by Jonathan Holloway. 3: The Masters. Lewis Eliot is teaching in a Cambridge college when an election is called for a new Master.
Director Sally Avens and Jeremy Howe Repeated on Saturday at 9pm


Unknown: jonathan holloway.
Unknown: lewis eliot
Director: sally avens
Director: jeremy howe
Lewis: Adam Godley
Narrator: David Haig
Getliffe: Andy Taylor
Winslow: Clive Merrison
Brown: Philip Franks
Calvert: Adam Levy
Jago: David Calder
Nightingale: Jeremy Child
Chrystal: Matthew Marsh
Crawford: Hugh Quarshie
MrsJago: Joanna Monro
SirHorace: Ian Hogg

: Bookclub

James Naughtie talks to Salman Rushdie about his Booker Prize-winning Midnight's Children.
(Repeated on Thursday.)
(March's Bookclub: After Rain by William Trevor
April's Bookclub: An Awfully Big Adventure by Beryl Bainbridge)


Presenter: James Naughtie
Guest: Salman Rushdie
Producer: Karen Holden
Producer: Dymphna Flynn

: Poetry Please

Celebrating a new month and the coming season.
Poems include A February Morning by Leslie Norris and February- a Thaw by John Clare. Presented by Roger McGough with readers Imogen Stubbs , Andrew Sachs and Sean Barratt.
To request a poem, write to BBC. Whiteladies Road. Bristol BS8 2LR or email poetry.please@bbc.co.uk
Producer Paul Dodgson Repeated on Saturday


Unknown: leslie norris
Unknown: john clare.
Presented By: roger mcGough
Readers: imogen stubbs
Readers: andrew sachs
Readers: sean barratt.
Producer: paul dodgson

: File on 4

Gerry Northam reports on the major issues, changing attitudes and important events at home and abroad. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: gerry northam

: The Four Noble Truths

"I teach suffering, its origin, cessation and path.
That's all teach", said the Buddha. In the last of a series exploring the Four Noble Truths, the basic tenets of Buddhism, Ajahn Sucitto , abbot of the Chithurst monastery in Sussex, explores the path to the cessation of suffering.
Producer Anthony Denselow Repeated on Saturday


Unknown: ajahn sucitto
Producer: anthony denselow

: Pick of the Week

Simon Hoggart presents his selection of extracts from BBC radio overthe past seven days.
Producer Kate Murphy PHONE: [number removed] (24 hours) FAX: [number removed] Email: potw@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: simon hoggart
Producer: kate murphy

: The Archers

Kirsty's enjoying life without Tom. Repeated tomorrow 2pm
Soap and flannel with Alison Graham : page 42


Unknown: alison graham

: Go 4 It

This week, author Philip Ardagh talks about his Eddie Dickens series and The FallofFergal. Plus a visit to Coventry Transport Museum to check out their new exhibition -the Spirit of Speed. Presented by Barney HarwOOd. Producer Jane Chambers EMAIL: gfi@bbc.co.uk


Talks: philip ardagh
Unknown: eddie dickens
Presented By: barney harwood.

: Colonel Clay - Master of Disguise

Another chance to hear Martin Jarvis in a five-part series of dazzling mystery stories by Grant Allen. 5: The Episode of the Final Verdict
What will be the verdict of the court and can the colonel make a final escape? Producer Rosalind Ayres


Unknown: martin jarvis
Stories By: grant allen.
Producer: rosalind ayres

: Feedback

Roger Bolton airs listeners' views and opinions on BBC Radio programmes and policy. Write to: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 1QT
Fax: [number removed] Phone: [number removed] Email: feedback@bbc.co.uk
Producer Penny Vine Repeated from Friday


Unknown: roger bolton

: Stand-ups and Strumpets

Professor Alison Oddey present the first in a series in which she talks to successful actresses and comedians about what makes them tick. This week Meera Syal explains why performing is important to her. Producer Claire Jones


Unknown: professor Alison oddey
Unknown: meera syal
Producer: claire jones

: Money BOX

Repeat of yesterday 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeat of 7.55am

: In Business

Too Much Stuff. The wealthy countries of the world no longer suffer scarcity as far as manufactured goods are concerned. Peter Day examines the challenges this poses to companies who want to Survive in the 21st century. Repeated from Thursday

: The Westminster Hour

A look at the politics of the next seven days with Andrew Rawnsley. Including at 10.45 They Fought and Lost. In a series about politicians who have suffered electoral defeat, Steve Richards talks to PeterTatchell.
Editor John Evans They Fought and Lost rptd on Wednesday at 8.45pm


Unknown: andrew rawnsley.
Talks: steve richards
Editor: john evans

: The Learning Curve

LibbyPurves presents the intelligent guide to the wide world of learning. Repeated from Tuesday

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: With Great Pleasure

Actress and Dead Ringers star Jan Ravens chooses poetry and prose by Philip Larkin and Edwin Muir , and pieces by Jane Austen and Victoria Wood. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: jan ravens
Unknown: philip larkin
Unknown: edwin muir
Unknown: jane austen

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.

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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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