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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Jenny Wigley.


Unknown: Jenny Wigley.

: Farming Today

With Miriam O'Reilly.


Unknown: Miriam O'Reilly.

: Today

With John Humphrys and Carolyn Quinn.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and Robert Orchard.
7.48 Thought for the Day With John Bell.
8.32 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.
Unknown: Sean Curran
Unknown: Robert Orchard.
Unknown: John Bell.

: Melvyn Bragg - In Our Time

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


Presenter: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: Book of the Week: The Herbalist

4/5. By Benjamin Woolley. Read by Hannah Gordon. From Latin into English. Culpeper destroys the doctors' monopoly on knowledge. "I saw ancient people coming to me, sick, and coughing, and crying out, 'Forthe Lord's sake, help us!' sawyoung children.... desiring me to give them the grounds of physic in their mother tongue. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Benjamin Woolley.
Read By: Hannah Gordon.

: Daily Service

Presented by Father Philip Sumner. God of Grace (Regent Square). Luke 19, w41^6. Coventry Antiphon (Howells). Thy Kingdom Come, 0 God
(St Cecilia). Director of music Paul Leddington Wright.


Presented By: Father Philip Sumner.
Music: Paul Leddington Wright.

: Woman's Hour With Jenni Murray

10.45 The L-Shaped Room
9/10. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm

: Crossing Continents

Newseries 1/7. A civilian plane crash in northern Norway at the height of the Cold War is still a source of much controversy, with many Norwegians believing the accident involved British military planes on a secret mission. Paul Henley investigates the rumours that surround the crash, talking to bereaved relatives, witnesses, pilots and investigators, and asks whether the truth about the accident is still a victim of the Cold War.
Producer Jennie Walmsley Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm


Unknown: Paul Henley
Producer: Jennie Walmsley

: A Portrait in Black

The Life of Patrick Hamilton. It's a world of seedy boarding-houses, third-class railway compartments, dance halls and fleapit cinemas. This was the world that author Patrick Hamilton observed and wrote about. Biographer Nigel Jones celebrates the centenary of Hamilton's birth and his achievements in capturing English low-life. Producer Angela Hind


Unknown: Patrick Hamilton.
Unknown: Patrick Hamilton
Unknown: Nigel Jones
Producer: Angela Hind

: You and Yours

Including Time Poverty. Do we really work harder and have less leisure time than previous generations With Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

With Nick Clarke.


Unknown: Nick Clarke.

: Open Country

Richard Uridge explores rural life across the UK. Extended repeat from Saturday at 6.10am


Unknown: Richard Uridge

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Bringer of Sweets

Two sisters are separated by tragic but commonplace events afterthe First World War.
Many years later, they find each other again but the reunion does not bring the moment of sweetness each might have exnected. Written by Clare Bayley
Director Deborah Bruce


Written By: Clare Bayley
Director: Deborah Bruce
Kathleen: Maggie Steed
Maggie: Marlon Bailey
Frank: Henry Goodman
Young Michael: Steven France
Little Maggie: Poppy I-Riar
Young Kathleen: Lauren Stroud
Train conductor: David Shaw-Parker

: Check Up

3/6. Headaches. Barbara Myers puts listeners' questions on migraine, cluster headaches and neuralgia, and the latest drugs to treat them, to Peter Goadsby of the Headache Group at the Institute of Neurology in London. producer Anna Buckley Phone: [number removed] email checkup@bbc, co.uk


Unknown: Barbara Myers
Unknown: Peter Goadsby
Producer: Anna Buckley

: Radio 4 Appeal

Donations: RABI Address: [address removed]
Credit cards: [number removed] Repeated from Sunday at 7.55am

: Bath Festival Stories

4/5. Not Superman by Alison Clink , performed by John Telfer. Gavin is a foster child. And when he runs away from home it seems that he has taken his problems with him. it's only a few years later that his foster dad realises that he managed to help Gavin through after all. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Alison Clink
Unknown: John Telfer.

: The 1,000-Mile Husky Race

4/5. Edward de la Billiere returns to Alaska to follow the Iditarod dog-sled race and discovers who is in the lead at the penultimate checkpoint. For details see Monday

: Open Book

Repeated from Sunday at 4pm

: The Material World

Do you have two left feet or are you a bit of a Fred Astaire or a Ginger Rogers ? If you're all fingers and thumbs when it comes to co-ordinating your hands and feet then Material World could provide a helpful hint. Quentin Coopertakes a turn with the experts as he investigates how neuroscientists are using ballet dancers to understand how our brain perceives and processes movement. Producer Pamela Rutherford


Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Ginger Rogers
Unknown: Quentin Coopertakes
Producer: Pamela Rutherford

: PM

With Eddie Mair.

: Boothby Graffoe in No Particular Order

Newseries 1/6. More comic improvisations, gags, and music. With excellent support from
Stephen Frost , Debra Stephenson , and Antonio Forcione on guitar. Producer Jane Berthould


Unknown: Stephen Frost
Unknown: Debra Stephenson
Unknown: Antonio Forcione
Producer: Jane Berthould

: The Archers

George gets a nasty surprise.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson presents the arts magazine. Producer Nicki Paxman


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Nicki Paxman

: The L-Shaped Room

9/10. By Lynne Reid Banks. Toby seems to have gone for good this time, so when Jane bumps into the baby's father, she asks him for help.
Fordetails and cast see Monday Repeatedfrom 10.45am


Unknown: Lynne Reid Banks.

: Married to Teacher

Teachers strive to give everything to their pupils, and students always admire a great teacher, but what happens when they fall in love? In this revealing programme, Rosie Goldsmith takes a frank and in-depth look at the secret affairs that can ignite in the Classroom. Producer Sarah Cuddon


Unknown: Rosie Goldsmith
Producer: Sarah Cuddon

: Analysis

Newseries 1/4. The Government says we should be taking more responsibility for our health while public health officials are always keen to show us how to modify ourlifestyles accordingly. But how easily can the nation's health be improved by exhortation and education? David Walker assesses the effectiveness of health promotion and asks whether it's likely to deliver better and more equitable health outcomes.
Editor Nicola Meyrick Producer Dennis Sewell Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm


Unknown: David Walker
Producer: Dennis Sewell

: Knife to Skin

1/2. Graham Easton scrubs up and joins a surgical team as they begin a major life-saving operation, finding out what goes through the surgeon's mind as he puts knife to Skin. Producer Rami Tzabar


Unknown: Graham Easton
Producer: Rami Tzabar

: Melvyn Bragg - in Our Time

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

National and international news and analysis, presented by Claire Bolderson.


Presented By: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: A Fantasy of Dr Ox

4/5. By Jules Verne. Robert Gwilym continues to read this delightful social satire set in the Flemish hamlet of Quiquendone, where a plan to install a new street-lighting system has led to an extraordinary chain of events.
Preparations for a war. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Jules Verne.
Unknown: Robert Gwilym

: Mitch Benn's Crimes against Music: Excess

3/4. Pop excess is the stuff of legends, but sometimes it just gets a bit too much. Mitch Benn continues his journey through the showbiz glitz and backstage litter of pop music with John Peel impersonator Robin Ince and professional Geordie, Alfie Joey.


Presenter/Songs: Mitch Benn
Impressionist: Robin Ince
Comedian: Alfie Joey
Music: Tash Baylis
Music: Kirsty Newton
Producer: Adam Bromley

: Today in Parliament

Presented by Sean Curran.


Presented By: Sean Curran.

: News

: Book of the Week: The Herbalist

4/5. Repeated from 9.45am

: BBC Schools

3.00 Revisewise (ages 9-11) 3.30 Maths Adventure Yr 5 (ages 9-11) 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)

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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.

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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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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