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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Dr Kevin Franz.


Unknown: Dr Kevin Franz.

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25,7.25 and 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
7.48 Thought forthe Day With Indarjit Singh.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Garry Richardson.
Unknown: Indarjit Singh.

: Unreliable Evidence

5/8. Clive Anderson isjoinedbyfoureminent members of the legal world to discuss diplomatic and state immunity. Producer Cathy Packe Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Clive Anderson
Producer: Cathy Packe

: Blind Man's Beauty

5/5. Peter White talks to other blind people about the beauty they find in wild, wet weather. Producer Cheryl Gabriel


Talks: Peter White
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel

: Book of the Week: Two Sides of the Moon

2/5. By David Scott and Alexei Leonov. Leonov becomes the first man to walk in space. For more details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: David Scott
Unknown: Alexei Leonov.

: Daily Service

Presented by Clair Jaquiss. Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken (Abbots Leigh). Jeremiah 31, w31-34 If Ye
Love Me (Wilby). Restore, 0 Lord (Kendnck). With St
Aidan's Chamber Choir. Director of music Joanne Weller.


Presented By: Clair Jaquiss.
Music: Joanne Weller.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.


Presented By: Jenni Murray.

: Home - the Story of Everyone Who Ever Lived in Our House

By Julie Myerson.
2/10. The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Writer: Julie Myerson

: Hairy Story

Bald, curly, mullet or mohican, whether we like it or not our hair plays a crucial role in how we look. But there's more to our crowning glory than meets the eye Quentin Coopergoes in pursuit of the hirsute. Why did we evolve to lose most of the furthat would have covered our ancestors' bodies? Why might stem-cell research pave the way for a cure for balding and what are top stylist Nicky Clarke 's secrets of a good hairday? Producer Pamela Rutherford


Unknown: Quentin Coopergoes
Unknown: Nicky Clarke
Producer: Pamela Rutherford

: Fabulous Flops

2/4 No blushes are spared as Paul Roseby continues his trawl through musical theatre's glorious failures. Kit Hesketh-Harvey talks about Y, a bizarre cabaret affair starring a quick-change illusionist, and Which
Witch, a goth rock-opera written by two Norwegians
Musical director Martin Lowe remembers Moby Dick , which had agroupofStTrinian'sschoolgirls putting on a Show about the big old Whale. Producer Elizabeth Freestone


Unknown: Paul Roseby
Director: Martin Lowe
Unknown: Moby Dick
Producer: Elizabeth Freestone

: You and Yours

Presented by Winifred Robinson and Peter White. Including at 12.30 Call You and Yours. PHONE: [number removed] Lines open from 10am


Presented By: Winifred Robinson
Presented By: Peter White.

: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke.


Presented By: Nick Clarke.

: Tales from the Stave: 1/3: Elgar's Violin Concerto

New series. Crime writer and radio sleuth Frances Fyfield tracks down the hidden stories of musical creativity locked within the hieroglyphics, scribbles and corrections in manuscripts of three great works of classical music.


Presenter: Frances Fyfield
Producer: Tom Alban

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: A Nice Little Trip to Spain

The story of Great Uncle Jack's heroic death in the Spanish Civil War is family folklore. But when the unmarked graves begin to be opened, there are as many secrets dug up as bodies - and George gets a shock. By Don Taylor , starring Jack Shepherd as George.
Director Ellen Dryden


Unknown: Don Taylor
Unknown: Jack Shepherd
Director: Ellen Dryden
Jeremy: Jonathan Dryden Taylor
FrTomaso: Daniel Evans
Ramon: John Grillo
Old Woman: Patricia Leventon
Luiz: Ed Weeks
Conchita: Morag Cross

: Making History

Sue Cook investigates another batch of listeners' history queries.
ADDRESS: Making History. PO BOX 3096, Brighton BN1 1PL email: making.history@bbc.co.uk
Producers Ivan Howlett and Nick Patrick


Producers: Ivan Howlett
Producers: Nick Patrick

: Stories by Alasdair Gray

2/5. Wellbeing. Today's story offers a dystopian vision of a future Britain as seen through the eyes of a once-revered writer. Read by Paul Young. For details see yesterday


Read By: Paul Young.

: Pursued by Bears

2/3. Beyond the Enchanted Places. Ann Thwaite , Marina Warner, Julia Eccleshare and zookeeper Ray Charter on the magic of Winnie the Pooh. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Ann Thwaite
Unknown: Julia Eccleshare
Unknown: Ray Charter

: Shop Talk

The Kitchen of the Future. The kitchen is considered the hub of the home. But how will its function change as appliances learn to talk to each other and cooking can be done at a distance? Producer Rosamund Jones


Producer: Rosamund Jones

: A Good Read

Director of the London School of Economics, Howard Davies , and children's author Eleanor Updale talk to Sue MacGregor about theirfavourite books. Producer Beth O'Dea Repeated on Sunday at llpm


Unknown: Howard Davies
Unknown: Eleanor Updale
Producer: Beth O'Dea

: PM

With Eddie Mair.

: Elephants to Catch Eels

3/6. Historical sitcom, written by Tom Jamieson and Nev Fountain. France. Tamsyn has been captured by the revolutionaries and faces an excruciating torture involving a shuttlecock, some badminton rackets and two fat naked Germans.
Other parts played by members of the cast Producer Jan Ravens


Written By: Tom Jamieson
Producer: Jan Ravens
Tamsyn: Sheridan Smith
Jago: John Bowe
Maj Falconer: Cameron Stewart
Cpt Marriot: Andrew McGlbbon
Squire Bascombe: Martin Hyder
Dewey: Mark Felgate
Hobbs: Mark Perry

: The Archers

Bert demands some answers.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson presents the arts programme, featuring news, interviews and reviews. Producer Philippa Ritchie


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: Home - the Story of Everyone Who Ever Lived in Our House

2/10. By Julie Myerson. Julie's search moves forward 100 years to the Pigeon family who sold the Myersons their Clapham house.
Fordetails see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Julie Myerson.
John: Michael Fenton Stevens
Julia: Jane Purcell
Leon: Tom George
Young Leon: Dominic Curran
Nick: David Thorpe
Beth: Mia Soteriou
Workman: Peter McCamley
Bank clerk: Annie Rowe

: The Arab Crisis

1/2. There are 250 million people living in the Arab countries - and none of them live in a fully independent democracy. In these taboo-breaking documentaries Dr Maha Azzam asks why the Arab world has so little political freedom. She travels to
Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Qatar to meet the campaigners fighting fortheir rights, and challenges the government officials who have made promises of change but who have so far failed to deliver.
Producer Hugh Levinson Repeated on Sunday at 5pm


Unknown: Dr Maha Azzam
Producer: Hugh Levinson

: In Touch

Peter White with news of interest to blind and partially Sighted people. Producer Cheryl Gabriel


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel

: Case Notes

5/9. Would you know what to do if someone had a heart attack? Dr Mark Porter is put through his paces at one of the most hi-tech traininggrounds for doctors as he attempts to save Simulation Man's life with CPR. Producer Helen Sharp Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm


Unknown: Dr Mark Porter
Producer: Helen Sharp

: Unreliable Evidence

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

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


Presented By: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: Mary Reilly

7/10. By Valerie Martin. Maryfinally meets her master's assistant, Mr Edward Hyde , and the household hears a Shocking revelation. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Valerie Martin.
Unknown: Mr Edward Hyde

: Robin and Wendy's Wet Weekend

5/6. Robin and Wendy's fellow model-maker and German friend Heinrich moves to England and invites them to a housewarming, only to reveal what he really thinks about the War. Written by and starring
Kay Stonham and Simon Greenall. With Martin Trenaman , Amelia Bullmore , Geoffrey McGivern and Tracy-Ann Oberman. Producer Mario Stylianides


Unknown: Kay Stonham
Unknown: Simon Greenall.
Unknown: Martin Trenaman
Unknown: Amelia Bullmore
Unknown: Geoffrey McGivern
Unknown: Tracy-Ann OBErman.
Producer: Mario Stylianides

: Today in Parliament

A round-up of the day's news from Westminster. Presented by Susan Hulme.


Presented By: Susan Hulme.

: News

: Book of the Week: Two Sides of the Moon

2/5. By David Scott and Alexei Leonov. Rptdfrom 9.45am


Unknown: David Scott
Unknown: Alexei Leonov.

: BBC Schools

3.00 Something to Think About (ages 5-7) 3.15 Let's Move
(ages 5-7) 3.35 Time to Move (ages 6-8) 3.55 Stories and Rhymes (ages 5-7) 4.10 Song Tree (ages 5-7)

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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