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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Dr David Lapsley.


Unknown: Dr David Lapsley.

: 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
With Sean Curran and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Angela Tilby.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Sean Curran
Unknown: David Wilby.
Unknown: Angela Tilby.

: Devout Sceptics

4/4. Bel Mooney talks to her guests about faith and doubt. This week she meets fertility expert and science communicator Professor Robert Winston. Producer Malcolm Love Repeated at 9.30pm


Talks: Bel Mooney
Unknown: Professor Robert Winston.

: Altered Images

4/4 A series that examines items belonging to famous people, found aftertheir deaths, that shed new light on their lives. As a biographer, a new discovery can be both a blessing and a threat. Biographer Kathryn Hughes goes to the British
Library to talk to Andrew Motion about a cache ot letters written by Rupert Brooke. and a memoir by his lover, Phyllis Gardner.
Producers Rachel White and Sera Lefroy Owen


Unknown: Kathryn Hughes
Unknown: Andrew Motion
Written By: Rupert Brooke.
Unknown: Phyllis Gardner.
Producers: Rachel White
Producers: Sera Lefroy Owen

: Daily Service

Presented by the Rev Peter Whittaker. Jesus Calls
Us Hereto Meet Him (arr Gaelic Air). Ephesians 2, wl3-18. UbiCaritas(Durufle). Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation (Westminster Abbey). Director of music Alan Wilson.


Unknown: Peter Whittaker.
Music: Alan Wilson.

: Book

of the Week: My Life in Orange
4/5 By Tim Guest. Guest and his mother have been living as one of the "orange people" in a commune his mother helped to establish in Suffolk. Then they are invited to Oregon to spend some time on the new ranch that has been built by Bhagwan and his inner Circle. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Tim Guest.

: Woman's Hour

Presented from Manchester by Jenni Murray.
10.45 The Old Wives' Tale 4/15.
The Woman's Hour drama. Drama repeated at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: From Our Own Correspondent

Insight and colour from BBC correspondents around the world, with KateAdie. Producer Tony Grant


Producer: Tony Grant

: The Man Who Invented the Broadway Sound

George Gershwin , Jerome Kern , Richard Rodgers and Cole Porter wrote the tunes, but for 40 years and 300 Broadway shows Robert Russell Bennett arranged those tunes forthe theatre, and in doing so created the sound of the golden age of the musical. Jeremy Sams looks at the man behind the scenes. Producer Dave Batchelor


Unknown: George Gershwin
Unknown: Jerome Kern
Unknown: Richard Rodgers
Unknown: Cole Porter
Unknown: Robert Russell Bennett
Musical: Jeremy Sams
Producer: Dave Batchelor

: You and Yours

Presented by Liz Barclay and John Waite.


Presented By: Liz Barclay
Presented By: John Waite.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Open Country

Richard Uridge explores rural life across the UK. Extended repeat from Saturday at6.10am


Unknown: Richard Uridge

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: I Can See Clearly

A disarming new comedy by Tim Loane about Frank, who is head-hunted for a top job in his native Belfast. Away forthe last 12 years, he is curious to see how life has changed for his friends from his university days since Peace broke out.
Producer/Director Tanya Nash


Comedy By: Tim Loane
Director: Tanya Nash
Frank: Frank McCusker
Anna: Cathy White
Paul John: Paul Connolly
Alison: Maria Connolly
Rory: Frankle McCafferty
Bernie Kathy: Klera Clarke
Greg: Alan McKee

: More or Less

3 /6. Andrew Dilnot looks at the numbers behind the news and figures out which stories do and don't add up. Producer Michael Blastland


Unknown: Andrew Dilnot
Producer: Michael Blastland

: Radio 4 Appeal

Virginia McKenna presents an appeal on behalf of Elizabeth FitzRoy Support , a charity that cares for people with learning disabilities.
Donations: Elizabeth FitzRoy Support [address removed] Credit Cards [number removed] Repeated from Sunday 7.55am


Unknown: Elizabeth Fitzroy Support
Unknown: Elizabeth Fitzroy Support
Unknown: Elizabeth Fitzroy

: Anthology

4/5. Close, but Not Warm. Written by Joan Osbaldeston. A tale of thwarted love and revenge played out against a stormy landscape. Read by AliceAmold. For details see Monday


Written By: Joan Osbaldeston.

: The Time of My Life

4/5. The Chelsea Pensioners. Caroline Swinburne meets retired servicemen who have chosen to spend their final years surrounded by others from the military. Producer Simon Elmes For details see Monday


Unknown: Caroline Swinburne
Producer: Simon Elmes

: Open Book

Repeated from Sunday at 4pm

: The Material World

Mars has been in the news recently because of robot probes but space scientist Robert Zubrin thinks human beings could be visiting the red planet very soon. He believes they could get there more quickly and for a lot less money than Nasa claims. Quentin Cooperfinds out about his plans and how he's already formed the first Mars colony, here on Earth. Producer Jonathan Rides


Unknown: Robert Zubrin
Unknown: Quentin Cooperfinds
Producer: Jonathan Rides

: PM

With Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: Four at the Store

The Australian comic Adam Hills introduces three stand-up acts from London's Comedy Store: John Oliver , Rainer Hersch and Glenn Wool. ProducerTilusha Ghelani


Introduces: Adam Hills
Unknown: John Oliver
Unknown: Rainer Hersch
Unknown: Glenn Wool.

: The Archers

David has some bad news for Phil. Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson with news and events from the arts world. Producer Nicola Holloway


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Nicola Holloway

: The Old Wives' Tale

4/15. By Arnold Bennett. The Traveller. At New Year, salesman Gerald Scales arrives on the Baineses' doorstep in the snow.
For details and cast see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Arnold Bennett.
Unknown: Gerald Scales

: It's My Story: The Columbia Astronauts

When the space shuttle Columbia exploded on re-entry in February 2003, seven astronauts were killed. It was the crew's last mission but not their first. Afew months before, they ventured into the mountains of Wyoming with two guides on a mission of self-discovery. Leo Enright follows in their footsteps to discover for himself what made the crew risk everything for life in space. Producer Rami Tzabar


Unknown: Leo Enright
Producer: Rami Tzabar

: In Business

Life Coach. They claim they can tackle any problem, from lack of promotion to a failed diet. But can looking at your life in the round really bring happiness and success? Critics say life coaches are over-hyped, undertrained and out of their depth. Peter Day gets his own coach to find out the truth. Producer Robert McKenzie Repeated on Sunday


Unknown: Peter Day
Producer: Robert McKenzie

: 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

: Devout Sceptics

4/4. Bel Mooney talks to herguests about faith and doubt. Her guest today is Professor Robert Winston. Repeated from 9am


Talks: Bel Mooney
Unknown: Professor Robert Winston.

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: Absolute Friends

4/10. By John le Carre. It's the early 1980s and Mundy's work for the British Council takes him to East Germany. For details see Monday


Unknown: John Le Carre.

: A Sting in the Tale: Ghosting

by Gregory Evans.
5/5 For a rising young novelist, ghostwriting seems to be the worst of all possible worlds. But when Michael agrees to ghost the autobiography of the supermodel Vita, he finds her life dangerously seductive. How much will he risk for the book - and for the woman?


Writer: Gregory Evans
Producer/Director: Ned Chaillet
Michael: Jimi Mistry
Vita: Honeysuckle Weeks
Hildy: Frances Jeater
Herself: Francine Stock

: Today in Parliament

A roundup of the day's business in Westminster. With Sean Curran.


Unknown: Sean Curran.

: News

: Book of the Week: My Life in Orange

4/5. Repeated from 9.45am

: BBC Schools

3.00 KS1 Starship English (ages 6-7) 3.15 KS1 Starship English (ages 6-7) 3.30 Maths Adventure Year 5 (ages 7-11) 3.45
Words Alive (ages 7-9) 4.05 Drama Workshop (ages 9-11) 4.20 Dance Workshop (ages 9-11) 4.40 Music Workshop (ages 9-11)

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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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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