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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Canon Noel Vincent.

: Farming Today

With Mark Holdstock. Producer Julie Owen


Unknown: Mark Holdstock.
Producer: Julie Owen

: Today

With John Humphrys and James Naughtie.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Martin Palmer.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Martin Palmer.

: Melvyn Bragg: In Our Time

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the events and inspirations that have influenced modern times. Producer Sarah Peters Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Sarah Peters

: Daily Service

Presented by the Rev Peter Whittaker. In Christ There Is No East or West (St Bernard). Ephesians 2, vv 13-18. O Saviour of the World (Goss). To God Be the Glory (To God Be the Glory). Director of music Paul Leddington-Wright


Unknown: Peter Whittaker.
Music: Paul Leddington-Wright

: Book of the Week: The Miraculous

Fever Tree By Fiammetta Rocco. The story of how quinine transformed medicine and the history of the British Empire. 4: How the hunt for seeds leads a tenacious Cockney and his Peruvian sidekick to discover a tree of unbelievable beauty and power. But dark forces are out to get them. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Fiammetta Rocco.

: Woman's Hour

Presented from Manchester by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Learning to Talk Part 4. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: International Cricket

Zimbabwe v South Africa
From the Rose Bowl, Southampton. The last qualifying match in the NatWest series. With commentary by Peter Baxter , Christopher Martin -
Jenkins and Simon Mann. Including News at 2.20pm. Producer Peter Baxter Approximate time


Commentary By: Peter Baxter
Commentary By: Christopher Martin
Commentary By: Simon Mann.
Producer: Peter Baxter

: Crossing Continents

Often found in Central Africa, Ebola kills 80 percent of its victims. For the first in a new series, Pascale Harter goes to a remote village in the Republic of Congo where World Health Organisation doctors are trying to contain an Ebola epidemic. On herwayback to the capital, Brazzaville, she begins to feel unwell. Producer Geoff Adams-Spink


Unknown: Pascale Harter
Producer: Geoff Adams-Spink

: Intimately Woody

The Woody Guthrie Archive in New York holds his writings - in notebooks, even on paper bags and cigarette packets. His daughter Nora, who acts as both protector and caretaker of his work, presents her latest project, which brings together Guthrie's most intimate diaries and an unlikely group of famous musicians and artists. Producer Kay Ritchie


Producer: Kay Ritchie

: You and Yours

With Diana Madill and Carolyn Atkinson.


Unknown: Diana Madill
Unknown: Carolyn Atkinson.

: The World at One

With Tim Franks.

: Open Country

Explorations in the British countryside. at 6. 10am

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Remembering Mum

Using a mixture of drama and interviews with children who have lost a parent, poet and novelist Lavinia Greenlaw 's play is an exploration of how it feels to children when a parent dies. Director Jeremy Howe


Unknown: Lavinia Greenlaw
Director: Jeremy Howe
Mother: Suzanna Hamilton
Father: John Telfer
Neighbour: Ric Jerrom

: More or Less

The magazine series devoted to the world of numbers. With Andrew Dilnot. Producer Michael Blastland


Unknown: Andrew Dilnot.
Producer: Michael Blastland

: Radio 4 Appeal

Gayle Westcott , mother of nine-year-old Eleanor, appeals on behalf of the Foundation for Conductive Education, which helps disabled people achieve independence. Donations: [address removed]Credit-card donations: [number removed] Rpt of Sun 7.55am


Unknown: Gayle Westcott

: Carnbeg Stories

4: Bonfires. An elderly woman disposes of some old letters and papers by burning them in the garden. But among the ashes her daughter discovers some surprising clues to her mother's past. Read by Tamara Kennedy. For details see Monday


Read By: Tamara Kennedy.

: Friend for Life

4: Ann Alexandra and Viv Brown. Two good friends dissect their relationship and mull over how their friendship has affected their lives. For details see Monday


Unknown: Ann Alexandra
Unknown: Viv Brown.

: Book Club

James Naughtie and a group of readers talk to TC Boyle about his novel, The Tortilla Curtain. Repeated from Sunday at 4pm


Unknown: James Naughtie

: The Material World

Ten million years afterthe dinosaurs disappeared, the Earth emitted a spectacular burp, releasing millions of tons of methane gas into the atmosphere. The result was an incidence of global warming yetto be matched. Quentin Cooper finds out what the effects of that belch could tell us about modern-day climate change. Producer Jonathan Fildes EMAIL: material.world@boc.co.uk


Unknown: Quentin Cooper
Producer: Jonathan Fildes

: PM

With Eddie Mair and Ritula Shah.


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Unknown: Ritula Shah.

: In Conversation with....

Comedian Rob Brydon , star of Marion and Geoff and Human Remains, is interviewed by Paul Jackson. Produced by Mario Stylianides and Katie Marsden


Unknown: Rob Brydon
Interviewed By: Paul Jackson.
Produced By: Mario Stylianides
Produced By: Katie Marsden

: The Archers

Potential disaster at Brookfield.
Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson presents the arts magazine. Producer Angharad Law


Unknown: Mark Lawson

: Learning to Talk

By Hilary Mantel. 4: Learning to Talk. Theresa Miller is now in her teens. With a new father, in a new town she tentatively feels herwaytowards adult life.
For details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Hilary Mantel.
Unknown: Theresa Miller
Adu Theresa: Julia Ford
Narrator: Julia Ford
Young Treezer: Hollie Wilson
Jim: Paul Copley
Peter: Chris Overton
Dad: David Shaw-Parker
Pianist: David Shaw-Parker
Drama examiner: David Shaw-Parker
Mum: Becky Hindley
Miss Webster: Elizabeth Spriggs

: Weapons Inspectors Uncovered

The United Nations weapons inspectors talk exclusively about theirtime in Iraq, when their every move was being watched both by the Iraqis and by the rest of the world. Producer Mark Savage


Producer: Mark Savage

: Analysis

n Only Human. This new series begins by asking if there is anything unique about humans. Studies of apes and other primates have shown that we are not the only beings capable of morality and altruism. So how does society justify giving rights to all humans that are not extended to animals? Felipe Fernandez -Armesto investigates what it is to be human. Producer Innes Bowen Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm


Unknown: Felipe Fernandez
Producer: Innes Bowen

: Leading Edge

Geoff Watts reports on the latest stories from the world of science and technology.
Producer Adrian Washbourne EMAIL: radioscience@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: Melvyn Bragg: In Our Time

Shortened repeat of 9am

: World Tonight

With Sheena McDonald.


Unknown: Sheena McDonald.

: Book at Bedtime: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

By Mark Haddon. 9: Christopher manages to make his wayto his mother's house in London. For details see Monday


Unknown: Mark Haddon.

: Rigor Mortis

By Laurence Howarth. Dr Webster is looking after his 13-year-old daughter for the weekend but can't fathom why she isn't thrilled at the prospect of an evening in the pathology lab.
Music by Paul Mottram with vocals by Stephanie Benavente Producer Dawn Ellis


Unknown: Laurence Howarth.
Music By: Paul Mottram
Unknown: Stephanie Benavente
Producer: Dawn Ellis
Dr Websfer: Peter Davison
DrAnderson: Tracy-Ann OBErman
Prof Donaldson: Geoffrey Whitehead
Gordon: Tom Price
Chloe: Marianne Levy
Simon: Gus Brown
Margaret: Lauren Bird

: Today in Parliament

A roundup of today's events in session and behind the scenes in committee.

: News

: Book

of the Week: The Miraculous
Fever Tree Part 4. Repeated from 9.45am

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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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