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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Roger Hutchings.


Unknown: Roger Hutchings.

: Farming Today

With Miriam O'Reilly.


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly.

: 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 Akhandadhi Das.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Akhandadhi Das.

: The New Jerusalem

2: With a Song in My Heart
Continuing his series about the rebuilding of Britain afterthe Second World War, Gavin Esler ralks to those involved in implementing modern council housing and the Beveridge report on national insurance. Producer Jane Ashley Repeated at9.30pm


Unknown: Gavin Esler
Producer: Jane Ashley

: Headstrong and Proud

Michael Crick examines the small political societies that survive as discussion and debating forums. This week he joins members of the Manchester-based Pankhurst Society, who meet to discuss the legacy of Britain's most famous suffragette. Producer Vicky Shepherd


Unknown: Michael Crick
Producer: Vicky Shepherd

: Daily Service

With the Rev Brian Haymes. Take My Life, and Let It Be (Nottingham). Luke 19, wl2-13, 15-26. 0 Be
Joyful in the Lord (Stanford). God Made Me for
Himself (Ellers). Director of music Darius Battiwalla.


Unknown: Brian Haymes.
Music: Darius Battiwalla.

: Book of the Week: A Computer Called Leo

By Georgina Ferry. 4: "Leo the Brain Will Do Your Thinking for You. " How press and public reacted when Leo ran forthe first time. calculating teas hop workers' pay and issuing payslips like a robot. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Georgina Ferry.

: Woman's Hour

Presented from Manchester by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Life With Lisa
Part 4. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: From Our Own Correspondent

More reports from BBC correspondents around the world, looking at the news, colour and background behind the headlines. Presented by Kate Adie. ProducerTony Grant


Presented By: Kate Adie.

: Hound of Heaven

The poem The Hound of Heaven is famous for its extraordinary, haunting images of being hunted down by God, yetthe life of its author wasjust as extraordinary. Francis Thompson was a failed priest, medical student and an opium addict who spent years living rough on the streets of London. Writer
Michael Symmons Roberts hunts the tortured genius who wrote some of the late-19th century s most powerful and visionary poetry. Producer Jeremy Grange


Unknown: Francis Thompson
Unknown: Michael Symmons Roberts
Producer: Jeremy Grange

: You and Yours

With Winifred Robinson and John Waite.


Unknown: Winifred Robinson
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Open Country

Explorations in the British countryside. Extended

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: life Cycles

By Jonathan Davidson. Three lives on three bicycles.
1960s: Bill might win the Tour de France but his legs are begging him to stop.
1930s: Tom is out with his cycling club in Yorkshire on maybe his last ride as a single man.
2002: Susan wants to ride around the world but the men in her life are struggling to keep up. Then the wheels begin to turn.
Other parts played by Jon Glover, Mark Buffery and Ric Jerrom.
Director Tim Dee (R)


Writer: Jonathan Davidson
Director: Tim Dee
Bill: Mark Meadows
Tom: David Bamber
Susan: Suzanna Hamilton
Actor: Jon Glover
Actor: Mark Buffery
Actor: Ric Jerrom

: Questions, Questions

Stewart Henderson presents the problem-solving programme and helps to provide some answers to those intriguing questions from everyday life.
PHONE: [number removed] or EMAIL: questions.questions@bbc.co.uk Producer Joanne Coombs


Unknown: Stewart Henderson
Producer: Joanne Coombs

: Radio 4 Appeal

Betty Boothroyd appeals on behalf of Fight for Sight. She is the president of this charity, which funds research into the prevention of blindness.
Donations: [address removed] Fight for Sight Credit Cards [number removed]Credit-card donations: [number removed]


Unknown: Betty Boothroyd

: Beyond Club 16-60

4: Bridges by Jay Basu. A young man journeys to visit his dying father and has an encounter on the way that changes his life. Read by Paul Bhattacharjee. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Jay Basu.
Read By: Paul Bhattacharjee.

: Last Night Line-Up: 4: Prom Players

Stories from some of the huge cast of participants who make the Last Night of the Proms the event it is. Contributors include soprano Angela Gheorghiu, composer Joseph Phibbs, staff, Prommers and a Radio 3 engineer who has to balance one of the noisiest classical music events on the planet.
For details see Monday


Interviewee: Angela Gheorghiu
Interviewee: Joseph Phibbs

: Bookclub

Edna O'Brien joins James Naughtie and a group of readers at the British Library to talk about her book Down by the River. Repeated from Sunday at 4pm


Unknown: Edna O'Brien
Unknown: James Naughtie

: The Material World

Can science explain everything? That's a question that has been getting the curious into trouble since the time of Galileo. Are there ways in which subjects such as telepathy, out-of-body experiences and spirituality could become valid science? Quentin Cooper chairs a discussion at the British Association Science Festival in Salford. Producer Martin Redfern


Unknown: Quentin Cooper
Producer: Martin Redfern

: PM

With Razia Iqbal and Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Razia Iqbal
Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: That Mitchell and Webb Sound

David Mitchell and Robert Webb star in more off-beat sketches populated by eccentric characters and the occasional talking animal. With
Olivia Colman and James Bachman. ProducerGareth Edwards


Unknown: Robert Webb
Unknown: Olivia Colman
Unknown: James Bachman.

: The Archers

Caroline builds bridges. Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson presents the arts magazine. Producer Aasiya Lodhi


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Aasiya Lodhi

: Life with Lisa

By Sybil Burr. Lisa still hasn'tgota present forthe party but Herk comes to the rescue.
Fordetails see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Sybil Burr.
Lisa: Victoria O'Donnell
Mother: Liza Sadovy
Mrs Jevons: Frances Jeater
Grandma: Carolyn Jones
Herk: Ben Crowe
Vicky: Samantha Robinson
Angel: Betsy-May Smith
Bobbin: Greg Prentice

: It's My Story: Harvest of Hope

John Ogonowski was the pilot of American Airlines Flight 11, the first plane to be commandeered on September 11, 2001, and flown into the World Trade Center. His widow, Peggy, talks movingly of her husband's legacy- as a farmer, conservationist and sponsor of a scheme to encourage new immigrants into agriculture in New England. Producer Linda Pressly


Unknown: John Ogonowski
Producer: Linda Pressly

: In Business

New series Where Are We Now? Autumn is when the experts take a fresh look at the economic and business outlook. At a time of global uncertainty, Peter Day asks what the future might hold. Producer Sandra Kanthai Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm


Unknown: Peter Day
Producer: Sandra Kanthai

: 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

: The New Jerusalem

Repeat of 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Double Vision

By Pat Barker. 4: Stephen is trying to find a new future. Justine may help. For details see Monday


Unknown: Pat Barker.

: Trapped

Comedy dramas written by and starring Mark and Daniel Maierthattell a different story each week about people who are trapped either emotionally or physically. 2: Stand-Up Tragedy, In the dressing room of a comedy club, six comedians are trying to outdo each other. Veteran comic Bill decides he's had enough and pulls out a gun, ordering everyone to have a serious conversation. Will they manage it? Starring Lynn Ferguson , Ralph Ineson ,
Philip Jackson and Chris Pavlo. Producer Alex Walsh-Taylor


Unknown: Daniel Maierthattell
Unknown: Lynn Ferguson
Unknown: Ralph Ineson
Unknown: Philip Jackson
Unknown: Chris Pavlo.
Producer: Alex Walsh-Taylor

: Today in Parliament

A report on the day's events in session.

: News

: Book

of the Week: A Computer Called Leo
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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