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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From Wakefield Cathedral.

: World Report

News roundup and analysis from BBC World Service.

: News Summary

: Something Understood

The Solace of Routine. Mark Tully considers the effect of routine on our lives.
Producer Nigel Acheson Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Nigel Acheson

: On Your Farm

With Anna Hill. ProducerMoiraHickey


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Sunday

With Roger Bolton.
Senes producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Archbishop Desmond Tutu presents an appeal on behalf of the Bishop Simeon Trust.
Donations: [address removed] Credit-Cards: [number removed] Producer Sally Flatman
Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.28pm


Unknown: Desmond Tutu
Unknown: Simeon Trust.
Unknown: Desmond Tutu
Producer: Sally Flatman

: Sunday Worship

Tikkun Olam - Repairing the World. To mark
Holocaust Memorial Day on Tuesday, a meditation from the West London Synagogue led by Rabbi Mark WinerwithanaddressgivenbytheBishopof London, the Rt Rev Richard Chartres. With the West
London Synagogue and the Sylvia Young Children's s
Choirs Organist Christopher Bowers-Broadbent .
Director of music Sydney Rxman. Producer Philip Billson See also The Blood Libel at 8pm on Monday
We Want the Light: the Jews and German Music is on BBC2 at 7pm


Unknown: Rabbi Mark
Organist: Christopher Bowers-Broadbent
Producer: Philip Billson

: Letter from America

With Alistair Cooke.
Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Alistair Cooke.

: Broadcasting House

With Fi Glover.
Editor Richard Clark


Unknown: Fi Glover.
Editor: Richard Clark

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's guest is Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre.


Presenter: Sue Lawley
Castaway: Paul Dacre

: Just a Minute

Clement Freud , Paul Merton , Linda Smith and Graham Norton join Nicholas Parsons in Southwold. Repeated from Monday
Great audio offers: page 6


Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Linda Smith
Unknown: Graham Norton
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons

: The Food Programme

Avocados. Are they a super food? Sheila Dillon samples some avocado recipes and investigates whether or not they are good for us.
Producer Sue Todd Extended repeat tomorrow at 4pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon

: The World This Weekend

With James Lox.
Editor Richard Clark


Unknown: James Lox.
Editor: Richard Clark

: Sunday Best: A Class Act

2/3 A series charting the launch of a new school, which this week see teachers dealing with the problem of school refusers - children unwilling or unable to turn up for lessons. Producer Sue Mitchell


Producer: Sue Mitchell

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bunny Guinness, Bob Flowerdew and John Cushnie answer questions posed by gardeners in Berkshire. Sue Cook is in the chair.


Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: John Cushnie

: Pin It, Squash it, Pickle and Stuff It

5/5 Brett Westwood looks at fossils and explores the lives of some of the early collectors whose discoveries changed our view not only of the world but also Of our own origins. Producer Simon Roberts


Unknown: Brett Westwood
Producer: Simon Roberts

: Classic Serial: The Pallisers

1/12. A dramatisation by Martyn Wade of Anthony Trollope's political novels involving intrigue, love affairs, financial dealings and murder. The saga begins with the story of Lady Glencora and her search for romance and happiness.
Music by Elizabeth Parker Director Cherry Cookson Rptd on Sat See also Trollope on Trollope on Thursday at 11.30am A Trollope's view of marriage: page 109


Music By: Elizabeth Parker
Director: Cherry Cookson
Trollope: David Troughton
Plantagenent Palliser: Ben Miles
Lady Glencora: Sophie Thompson
Alice: Anastasia Hille
George: Adrian Lukis
LadyMonk: Frances Jeater
John: Mark Bazeley
Burgo: Bertie Carvel
Scruby: Chris Moran

: Open Book

Mariella Frostrup talks to Owen Sheers about his first novel, an evocation of the life of an obscure relative, a missionary in Africa. Plus a guide to the work Of John Updike. Producer Erin Riley Repeated Thursday


Talks: Mariella Frostrup
Unknown: Owen Sheers
Unknown: John Updike.
Producer: Erin Riley

: Poetry Please

From a teashop in Bath through a snowy London to a high tide on the coast of Lincolnshire, Roger McGough introduces a selection of poems inspired by place. With readers Harriet Walter and Tim Pigott-Smith . Producer Paul Dodgson Repeated on Saturday


Introduces: Roger McGough
Readers: Harriet Walter
Readers: Tim Pigott-Smith
Producer: Paul Dodgson

: The Climate Wars

2/2. "Kyoto is dead," according to some environment watchers. International attempts to protect the climate and stop global warming, which took place in the Japanese city, seemed scuppered when the White House declined to take part. But George W Bush is becoming irrelevant, according to one analyst, as the rest of the world and many of the US states take their own action. Reporter Gerry Northam. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: George W Bush
Reporter: Gerry Northam.

: Colloquies

2/3. Continuing the talks given by Thomas Lynch , the writer from Michigan whose day job is undertaking. It's YourFuneral-orls It? Producer Kate McAII Repeated on Saturday


Unknown: Thomas Lynch
Producer: Kate McAii

: Pick of the Week

John Wilson presents his selection of extracts from BBC radio overthe past week.
Producer Kate Murphy PHONE: [number removed] Fax: [number removed] email: potw@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: John Wilson
Producer: Kate Murphy

: The Archers

Emma plans the wedding of the year.
Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Go 4 It

Children's magazine programme with Barney Harwood , including the second episode of Is There Life in Other Heads? by Michael Lawrence , featuring Keith Allen , Morwenna Banks and Nigel Greaves. Producer Johnny Leagas


Unknown: Barney Harwood
Unknown: Michael Lawrence
Unknown: Keith Allen
Unknown: Nigel Greaves.
Producer: Johnny Leagas

: Transparency

Another chance to hear a short story by Brian Gallagher. Two years on from his wife's discovery of his last affair, should Michael risk succumbing to Lorraine Garvey 's obvious charms? Read by Liam Cunningham. Producer Heather Brennon


Story By: Brian Gallagher.
Unknown: Lorraine Garvey
Read By: Liam Cunningham.
Producer: Heather Brennon

: Feedback

Roger Bolton with listeners' views and opinions on BBC radio programmes and policy.
ADDRESS: Feedback, PO Box 2100, London W1A 1QT Fax: [number removed]. Phone: [number removed] email: feedback@bbc.co.uk Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Roger Bolton

: Word of Mouth

8/8. Loose Ends. Listeners will be on tenterhooks wondering who has won the body-part metaphors competition. And Michael Rosen travels to Bradford to discoverthe warp and weft of weaving language and how it has woven itself into everyday speech: ie being on tenterhooks. Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Michael Rosen

: Money Box

Paul Lewis presents personal finance news. Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm


Unknown: Paul Lewis

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: 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. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Peter Day

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley previews the new week's political events. Including at 10.45 In the Think-Tanks. 2/3. Dennis Sewell explores the world of think-tanks that focus on Europe.
Editor John Evans In the Think-Tanks Repeated Wednesday 8.45pm


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Unknown: Dennis Sewell
Editor: John Evans

: A Good Read

Editor Diana Athill and publisher John Calder talk to Sue MacGregor about their favourite books. Repeated from Tuesday


Editor: Diana Athill
Unknown: John Calder
Unknown: Sue MacGregor

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: For One Night Only

3/3. Benjamin Britten 's War Requiem
Paul Gambaccini looks at the story of this concert recording, made in Coventry Cathedral in May 1962, with the help of people who were there. With contributions from Peter Pears and Dietrich Fischer -
Dieskau, who both took part in the performance. Producer Marya Burgess


Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Unknown: Peter Pears
Unknown: Dietrich Fischer
Producer: Marya Burgess

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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

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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