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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Glen Jordan.


Unknown: Glen Jordan.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill. Producer Sarah Hughes


Unknown: Anna Hill.
Producer: Sarah Hughes

: Today

With Sarah Montague and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Akhandadhi Das.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Akhandadhi Das.

: The Long View

3: Gangs. Benjamin Zephaniah is among the guests joining Jonathan Freedland for a story of thuggery and intimidation in medieval Leicestershire that sheds light on gang crime today from Birmingham to Belfast. Producer Virginia Crompton Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Benjamin Zephaniah
Unknown: Jonathan Freedland

: Finger Prints

2: The Index Finger- the Communicator. Claudia Hammond reveals that pointing is one of the first forms of human communication we learn. Unlike nodding, pointing is a universal gesture that has the same meaning everywhere in the world. Producer Marya Burgess


Unknown: Claudia Hammond
Producer: Marya Burgess

: Book of the Week: How Did I Get Herefrom There?

2: Claire Rayner reveals herteenage ambitions and determination to become a nurse. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Claire Rayner

: Daily Service

Presented by Claire Campbell Smith. For Mary,
Mother of Our Lord (St Botolph). Luke l,w35-42. Magnificat in G (Sumsion). Lord, Thy Word Abideth (RavenshaW). With Salisbury Cathedral choristers. Director of music Simon Lole. Producer Philip Billson


Presented By: Claire Campbell Smith.
Music: Simon Lole.
Producer: Philip Billson

: Woman's Hour

With Jenni Murray. 10.45 Promenade Rock Part 7. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: We Elizabethans

Continuing the series in which Dr Christopher Haigh , one of Britain's leading historians of Elizabethan society goes in search of the connections between Elizabethans of the 16th and 21st centuries.
2: Neighbours. Britain is a country riddled with a distrust of foreigners, a fear of Europe and frustrations with Ireland. Dr Haigh invites
Douglas Hurd and Mo Mowlam to compare modern society's attitudes towards other people and countries with those of the first Elizabethans. Producer philip sellars


Unknown: Dr Christopher Haigh
Unknown: Douglas Hurd
Unknown: Mo Mowlam

: Who Wears the Trousers?

A new series about husband-and-wife double acts in American entertainment. 1: Fred Allen and Portland Hoffa. Fred Allen realised that having yourwife as your straight man would make great financial sense, but he miscalculated Hoffa's popularity. In an interview with Frances Hershowitz , Portland's niece, their partnership and story is explored forthe first time.
Presented by Emma Kennedy. Producer Elizabeth Freestone


Unknown: Fred Allen
Unknown: Portland Hoffa.
Unknown: Fred Allen
Unknown: Frances Hershowitz
Presented By: Emma Kennedy.
Producer: Elizabeth Freestone

: 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.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: The Musical Triumphs and Tribulationsof Oriana

Growing up in the court of Henry VIII , Elizabeth I acquired a love of music that would inspire her to create a musical establishment reflecting the splendour of her own international court.
Terry Edwards investigates the sacred and secular music surrounding Elizabeth in the light of the cultural, political and religious upheavals of her reign. Producer Deborah Preston
Elizabethans past and present: page 123


Unknown: Henry Viii
Unknown: Terry Edwards
Producer: Deborah Preston

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Coming down the Mountain

By Mark Haddon. David is a teenager who has just about had it with everything. He decides to kill his brother Ben. Why should family life revolve around him -just because he's got Down's syndrome? An inspiring, funny story about brotherly love.
Producer Polly Thomas


Unknown: Mark Haddon.
Producer: Polly Thomas
David: Jonathan Robertson
Bernard: John Elkington
Shirley: Lori Wells
Ben: Jonathan Lewis
Alice: Donna Bamford

: Home Planet

Richard Daniel presents the programme in which listeners set the agenda with their environmental concerns. Write to: [address removed] or email: home.planet@bbc.co.uk. Producer Nick Patrick


Unknown: Richard Daniel
Producer: Nick Patrick

: Strange Tales by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

2: Two short stories about revenge and redemption. One of These Days. After nights of torment the mayorthrows himself on the mercy ofthe local dentist. Read byRaad Rawi. Ghosts of August
Ludovico murdered his lover in her bed; centuries later he visits Marquez. Read by Andrew Sachs. For details see yesterday


Read By: Andrew Sachs.

: Elizabethan Subjects

2: Justin Champion looks at two great Puritan figures from Elizabethan England: Lady Hoby, whose diaries are the earliest personal records we have of a gentlewoman's life; and Ignatius Jurdain , who wanted to make Exeter a "godly city upon a hill". For details see yesterday


Unknown: Ignatius Jurdain

: More or Less

Andrew Dilnot presents the magazine series devoted to numbers. Producer Michael Blastland


Unknown: Andrew Dilnot
Producer: Michael Blastland

: The Learning Curve

LibbyPurves presents the intelligent guide to the wide world of learning.
Producer Sukey Firth Repeated on Sunday at llpm

: PM

With Clare English and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: The World According to Me

The second part of Jackie Mason 's stand-up performance combines caustic social and political satire with topical observations flavoured with his distinctive take on Jewish humour. Producer Bruce Hyman


Unknown: Jackie Mason
Producer: Bruce Hyman

: The Archers

David makes a proposal. Rptd tomorrow 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson chairs the arts show, and visits Art
Deco 1910-1939, a major exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, which includes fashion, furniture and a newly restored hotel foyer. Producer Robyn Read


Unknown: Mark Lawson

: Promenade Rock

7: The Town Clerk. Owain Owen , the bullying and lascivious town clerk of Llantwit-on-Sea, has concocted a financial scam with some of the town councillors. Matthew stumbles on a way to expose his corruption and give a boost to Jenks's career.
For details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Owain Owen
Eirlys: Nerys Hughes
Matthew: Russell Boulter
Owain: Terry Molloy
Alderman Lloyd-Meredith: Ian Brooker
Jenks: Iwan Thomas

: A Glow in the Dark

In the last decade, hundreds of incidents involving the attempted smuggling of nuclear or radioactive materials have been reported. Gerry Northam talks to former smugglers, investigators and experts to weigh up the chances that nuclear contraband has fallen into the hands of terrorists. If the threat is real, can the international community prevent the use of a weapon of mass destruction byterrorists? Producer Rami Tzabar Repeated Sunday at 5.00pm


Talks: Gerry Northam
Producer: Rami Tzabar

: In Touch

Peter White with news for visually impaired people. Producer Cheryl Gabriel EMAIL: intouch@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel

: The New Laws of Life

Peter Day hears from eminent thinkers who have had the word "law" attached to their name and asks them how their insights will shape our future. Producer Neil Koenig EMAIL: [address removed]


Producer: Neil Koenig

: The Long View

Repeat of 9am

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: The Doctor's Wife

By Brian Moore. 7: Sheila feels the full force of Kevin's emotions - but has he gone too far? For details see yesterday


Unknown: Brian Moore.

: Radio Fun

Bob Monkhouse takes a final look at the children's comic Radio Fun. With Petula Clark , Stan Stennett and Norman Wisdom , and the final instalment of The Falcon. Producer Angela Sherwin


Unknown: Bob Monkhouse
Unknown: Petula Clark
Unknown: Stan Stennett
Unknown: Norman Wisdom
Producer: Angela Sherwin

: News

: Book of the Week: How Did I Get Here

from There? 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.

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