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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Mark Oakley.


Unknown: Mark Oakley.

: Letter from America

With Alistair Cooke. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: News Briefing

6.05 Papers
6.08 Sports Desk

: Open Country

Richard Uridge tries out a mud-horse (an ancient device used for shrimping) on the Somerset Levels. Producer Gabi Fisher Extended repeat on Thur at 1.30pm


Unknown: Richard Uridge
Producer: Gabi Fisher

: Farming Today This Week

Presented by Miriam O'Reilly. Producer Hugh O'Donnell


Presented By: Miriam O'Reilly.
Producer: Hugh O'Donnell

: Today

With John Humphrys and Martha Kearney.
7.20 Yesterday in Parliament
7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Rev Rob Marshall.
8.51 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Martha Kearney.
Unknown: Rob Marshall.

: Home Truths

John Peel takes a look at the foibles of family life. Producer Abiola Awojobi Shortened at 11pm PHONE: [number removed] Email: home.truths@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: John Peel
Producer: Abiola Awojobi

: 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

: Indian Locomotion

On a journey from Bombayto Calcutta, Mark Tully celebrates the 150th anniversary of Indian railways with the drivers, caterers, ticket collectors, attendants and fellow travellers taking this modern trip in the shadow of the Imperial Indian Mail.
2: "Leave Woman, Food and Sleep. " It's a tough life for an Indian railwayman, travelling up and down nearly 40,000 miles oftrack, but there's a sense of adventure, fun and family feeling among both staff and travellers which makes the longest journeys in India so different from their British equivalents. Producer Vanessa Harrison


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Vanessa Harrison

: The Week in Westminster

Steve Richards takes a look behind the scenes at Westminster.
Producer Marie Jessel


Unknown: Steve Richards
Producer: Marie Jessel

: From Our Own Correspondent

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


Unknown: Kate Adie.
Producer: Tony Grant

: Money Box

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


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Producer: Louise Greenwood

: The Now Show

Return of the topical comedy show, with Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis , Marcus Brigstocke , Emma Kennedy , Mitch Benn and Jon Holmes. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Marcus Brigstocke
Unknown: Emma Kennedy
Unknown: Mitch Benn
Unknown: Jon Holmes.

: News

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion as an audience in the University of Bristol puts questions to a panel that includes former health secretary
Frank Dobson , the Liberal Democrat spokesman on international development Dr Jenny Tonge , and Daily Mail columnist Anne Leslie. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Frank Dobson
Unknown: Dr Jenny Tonge
Unknown: Anne Leslie.

: 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 ProducerAnne Peacock


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby

: The Saturday Play: Picasso and Chips

Dave Sheasby 's international story of intrigue and wealth stars Geoffrey Whitehead , Phyllida Law and Clive Swift. The discovery in France of a drawing of Picasso's first lover, Fernande Olivier , brings together small-time Rotherham art dealer Christopher Sanderson and earthy fish-and-chip shop proprietors Reg and Edna Mullins.
Director David Hunter


Writer: Dave Sheasby
Director: David Hunter
Christopher: Geoffrey Whitehead
Mme Rouvel: Phyllida Law
Claude: Clive Swift
Edna: Rachel Davies
Reg: John Hartley
Lomas: Kenny Blyth
Williamson: Thomas Arnold
Julia: Jennie Stoller

: Unschooled

Hundreds of thousands of children get educated in informal home settings ratherthan in classrooms.
Maud Hand finds out what becomes of some of them in later life and the effects on adulthood at home and at work - Of being unschooled. Producer Nick Baker


Producer: Nick Baker

: Weekend Woman's Hour

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


Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Producer: Jill Burridge

: Saturday PM

News and sports headlines, with Dan Damon.


Unknown: Dan Damon.

: Back Row

New presenter Jim White interviews Sliding Doors director Peter Howitt , whose new film is a spoof spy thriller Johnny English starring Rowan Atkinson.
Also, luck becomes a commodityto be gambled in the Spanish film Intacto. Producer Jerome Weatherald


Presenter: Jim White
Director: Peter Howitt
Unknown: Rowan Atkinson.
Producer: Jerome Weatherald

: Loose Ends

Join Ned Sherrin for a mix of music, comedy and Conversation. ProducerTorquil Macleod


Unknown: Ned Sherrin

: Saturday Review

Tom Sutcliffe and guests give their verdict on the week's cultural events of the week. Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Producer: Fiona McLean

: The Human Face of God

4: Bishop Joe Aldred , the fourth speaker in this series of talks for Lent, sees God with a black face. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Joe Aldred

: The Archive Hour: The Queue

n James Maw presents a radio portrait of the queue forthe lying-in-state of the Queen Mother on the final night before her funeral a year ago this week. The programme draws on his interviews with people in the queue, plus extracts from the broadcast archives. Producer Rob Ketteridge


Unknown: James Maw
Producer: Rob Ketteridge

: Classic Serial: Brideshead Revisited

By Evelyn Waugh. Adapted for radio in four parts by Jeremy Front. 4: Charles is overwhelmed by meeting Julia again on board ship, but will his relationship with the Marchmain family still prove to bejinxed?
Music byNeil Brand Director Marion Nancarrow Rptd from Sunday 3pm BBC RADIO COLLECTION: This full-cast dramatisation is available on audio cassette and CD at good retail outlets orwww.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]
Danny Kelly on the BBC's Big Read project: page 12


Unknown: Evelyn Waugh.
Director: Marion Nancarrow Rptd
Unknown: Danny Kelly
Charles: Ben Miles
Sebastian: Jamie Bamber
Mr Ryder: Benjamin Whitrow
Lord Marchmain: Edward Petherbridge
Julia: Anne-Marie Duff
Celia: Eve Best
: Brideshead Tobyjones
Rex: William Hope
Cordelia: Abby Ford
Boy Mulcaster: Tom Smith
Anthony: Geoffrey Streatfeild
Cara: Uza Sadovy
Nanny Hawkins: Ann Beach
Wilcox/Hooper: Andrew Wincott
Father MacKay: Jonathan Keeble
Doctor: Sean Baker

: The Reith Lectures 2003

The Emerging Mind. Another chance to hear the first of this year's series of lectures from the Royal Institute in London in which Professor VS
Ramachandran examines what science is discovering about the human mind.
1: Phantoms in the Brain. How the exploration of neurological curiosities can reveal startling facts about the wiring in our brains. Introduced by Sue
Lawley from the Royal Institution in London. See this week's Choice on page 124. Repeated from Wednesday

: Counterpoint

Ned Sherrin grills anotherthree contestants in the eclectic music quiz. From the Royal Northern
College of Music in Manchester. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Ned Sherrin

: Word on the Street

The final programme in the series goes to West Yorkshire, Ted Hughes 's birthplace. Jackie Kay meets fellow poet and Yorkshireman
Simon Armitage in Mytholmroyd where Hughes grew up, and then travels to Hebden Bridge to meet poet Amanda Dalton. Repeatedfrom Sunday


Unknown: Ted Hughes
Unknown: Jackie Kay
Unknown: Simon Armitage
Unknown: Amanda Dalton.

: The Late Story: Schooldays

Another chance to hear a series of stories about the pleasures and pains of childhood and school. 1: The Dirty Di Renzis by Sheila Yeger. Read by Marlene Sidaway. To a young girl growing up in postwar suburbia, the unruly Di Renzi children hold out the promise Of forbidden pleasure. Producer Sara Davies


Unknown: Sheila Yeger.
Read By: Marlene Sidaway.
Unknown: Di Renzi
Producer: Sara Davies

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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.

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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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