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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Glen Jordan.


Unknown: Glen Jordan.

: Letter from America

With Alistair Cooke. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: News Briefing

6.05 Papers
6.08 Sports Desk

: Open Country

Helen Mark goes tree-felling in Sherwood Forest.
Producer Benjamin Chesterton


Unknown: Helen Mark
Unknown: Sherwood Forest.
Producer: Benjamin Chesterton

: Farming Today This Week

Presented by Anna Hill. Producer Hugh O'Donnell


Presented By: Anna Hill.
Producer: Hugh O'Donnell

: Today

With Edward Stourton and Sarah Montague.
7.20 Yesterday in Parliament
7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Rev Dr Leslie Griffiths.
8.45 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Edward Stourton
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Dr Leslie Griffiths.

: Home Truths

John Peel takes a look atthe foibles of family life.
Producer Rebecca Armstrong. PHONE: [number removed] Email: home.truths@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: John Peel
Producer: Rebecca Armstrong.

: Excess Baggage

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


Unknown: Sandi Toksvig

: A Brief History of Tax

Ian Hislop presents his final audit of Britain's 1,000-year-old relationship with taxation. 3: Tax Rebels From the Peasants' Revolt to the Fuel Tax demos, there's nothing like a new tax to get the British manning the barricades. Hislop revisits history's great tax rebellions and asks what they achieved. Producer Alison Vernon-Smith


Unknown: Ian Hislop
Producer: Alison Vernon-Smith

: The Week in Westminster

Jackie Ashley takes a look behind the scenes at Westminster. Producer Marie Jessel


Unknown: Jackie Ashley
Producer: Marie Jessel

: From Our Own Correspondent

The stories and the colour behind the world's headlines, with KateAdie. Producer Tony Grant


Producer: Tony Grant

: Money Box

Paul Lewis with impartial money advice and the latest news from the world of personal finance. Producer Clare Vincent Repeated tomorrow 9pm


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Producer: Clare Vincent

: The News Quiz

A tongue-in-cheek review of the week's news, with Simon Hoggart , Alan Coren , Francis Wheen , Linda Smith and Phill JupitUS. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Simon Hoggart
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Francis Wheen
Unknown: Linda Smith
Unknown: Phill Jupitus.

: News

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience in Lincoln puts questions on issues of the weekto a panel that includes Haleh Afshar , professor of politics and women's studies, and Charles Moore , editor of The Daily Telegraph. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Haleh Afshar
Unknown: Charles Moore

: Six Nations Rugby

Eleanor Oldroyd presents a double bill from the penultimate round of matches.
2.00 Wales v Ireland, live from Cardiff. With commentaryfrom lain Carter, Alastair Eykyn , Robert Jones and Hugo MacNeill.
4.00 England v Scotland at Twickenham. With commentary from Ian Robertson , Alastair Hignell , Rob Andrew and Andy Irvine.
- Producers Ed Marria ge and Mike Naylor


Unknown: Eleanor Oldroyd
Unknown: Alastair Eykyn
Unknown: Robert Jones
Unknown: Hugo MacNeill.
Unknown: Ian Robertson
Unknown: Alastair Hignell
Unknown: Rob Andrew
Unknown: Andy Irvine.
Unknown: Mike Naylor

: 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 Anne Peacock


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Anne Peacock

: The Saturday Play: Zuleika Dobson

Max Beerbohm's sparklingly wicked satire, dramatised by Michelene Wandor, concerns the unlikely events that occur when a femme fatale briefly enters the privileged all-male domain of Judas College, Oxford. Everywhere Zuleika goes men fall at her feet, but she can only love a man who doesn't love her. Then, while visiting her grandfather, she meets the haughty Duke of Dorset.


Unknown: Max Beerbohm
Dramatised By: Michelene Wandor
Clio/Mrs Batch: Eleanor Bron
Zuleika: Kate Isitt
The Warden: Clive Swift
Duke of Dorset: Sebastian Dunn
Director: Chris Wallis
Melisande: Mia Soteriou
Katie: Anna Madeley
Noaks: Finetime Fontayne
Oover/Clarence: David Brooks

: Audience Profiled

2: Fever Pitch. If you thought the cult of the celebrity musician began with Elvis and the Beatles, think again. John Florence explores musical history to find the pop idols of the past. He looks at the lives of Beethoven, Liszt, Paganini and Wagner, as well as some divas, and asks what it was that drove their public to delirium.
Producer Rosie Boulton


Presenter: John Florence
Producer: Rosie Boulton

: Weekend Woman's Hour

The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Martha Kearney. Producer Anne Peacock EMAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk


Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Producer: Anne Peacock

: Saturday PM

News and sports headlines, with Dan Damon.


Unknown: Dan Damon.

: Back Row

The quest for a new and better life in the west has been the focus of several recent films, from Pawel Pawlikowski 's LastResortto Stephen Frears 's Dirty Pretty Things. With the upcoming release of Michael Winterbottom 's new film In This World, Joe Cornish considers the treatment of the immigrant on film. And tomorrow night is Oscar night. producer Jerome Weatherald


Unknown: Pawel Pawlikowski
Unknown: Stephen Frears
Unknown: Michael Winterbottom
Unknown: Joe Cornish
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Loose Ends

Join Ned Sherrin for a sparkling agglomeration of music, comedy and conversation. Producer Torquil Macleod


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Producer: Torquil MacLeod

: Saturday Review

Ragtime, the Broadway musical, which tells the epic story of three families at the turn ofthe last century, had its London premiere this week. Tom Sutcliffe and his guests give their views on this and on the rest of the week's cultural highlights. Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Producer: Fiona McLean

: The Human Face of God

2: Our earliest images portraying Jesus and his story come from Roman times
. The Christians' God could now be seen. Neil McGregor , director of the British Museum, is the second speaker in this series Of talks for Lent. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Neil McGregor

: The Archive Hour: Drama in the House

Twenty-five years after MPs allowed the microphones in to record their proceedings,
Michael White , political editor of The Guardian, looks back at the impact ofthe broadcasting of Parliament on listeners and on Parliament itself, through some of of its choice moments. Producer John Turnbull


Unknown: Michael White
Producer: John Turnbull

: Classic Serial: Brideshead Revisited

By Evelyn Waugh. Adapted for radio in four parts by Jeremy Front. 2: Friendship with the ebullient
Sebastian Flyte continues to open up new vistas for Charles. But for Sebastian, the family is closing in. Music by Neil Brand Director Marion Nancarrow Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Evelyn Waugh.
Unknown: Sebastian Flyte
Music By: Neil Brand
Director: Marion Nancarrow
Charles: Ben Miles
Sebastian: Jamie Bamber
Mr Ryder: Benjamin Whitrow
Lord Marchmain: Edward Petherbrldge
Lady Marchmain: Eleanor Bron
Julia: Anne-Marie Duff
Rex/Policeman: William Hope
Cordelia/Effie: Abby Ford
Cara/Ma: Mayfield Lizasadovy
Mr Samgrass/Waiter: Thomas Arnold
Brideshead: Toby Jones
Boy Mulcaster: Tom Smith
Nanny: Ann Beach
Death's Head: Emma Woolllams
Sickly child: Laura Doddington
Sergeant/Commissionaire: Martin Hyder
Wilcox: Andrew Wlncott

: The Moral Maze

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


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

: Round Britain Quiz

The finale of the series is a match between the Midlands and Scotland. Chaired by Nick Clarke. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Word on the Street

Jackie Kay travels to her home town of Glasgow to meet poets Liz Lochhead and Edwin Morgan. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Jackie Kay
Unknown: Liz Lochhead
Unknown: Edwin Morgan.

: The Late Story: Four Stories by

Penelope Fitzgerald
A re-run series of short fictions by this Booker prize-winning writer. 3: At Hiruharama. "They had to start in a remote country place." Read by Nicholas Farrell. Producer Sara Benaim


Unknown: Penelope Fitzgerald
Read By: Nicholas Farrell.
Producer: Sara Benaim

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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