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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Canon Noel Vincent.


Unknown: Canon Noel Vincent.

: Farming Today

With Mark Holdstock.


Unknown: Mark Holdstock.

: Today

With James Naughtie and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25 and 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
7.48 Thought forthe Day With the Rev AngelaTilby.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Sarah Montague.

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr and guests setthe cultural agenda forthe Week. Producer Alice Feinstein Shortened repeat at9.30pm


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Producer: Alice Feinstein

: Daily Service

Presented by Andrew Graystone. Lead Us, Heavenly
Father, Lead Us (Mannheim). Matthew 3, wl3-17.
Litany to the Holy Spirit (Hurford). I, the Lord of Sea and Sky (Schutte). With the Chester Cathedral Choristers. Director of music David Poulter.


Presented By: Andrew Graystone.
Music: David Poulter.

: Book

of the Week: The Bugatti Queen
1/5. Helene Delangle , better known as Helle Nice, was the nude dancer-turned-racing driver who took to the race tracks of 1930s France with audacity and ambition. Harriet Walter reads this account of her fascinating life, written by Miranda Seymour and abridged by Kati NiCholl. ProducerAmberBarnfather Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Helene Delangle
Unknown: Harriet Walter
Written By: Miranda Seymour
Abridged By: Kati Nicholl.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 After Happy Ever
Modern-day versions of fairy tales in which we discover what happened to the heroines long after they went off to live happily ever after. By Lynn Ferguson. 1/5. Rapunzel. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Lynn Ferguson.

: The Health Protectors

New series 1/3. A year afterthe Government aunch of a new system aimed at improving public health,
Winifred Robinson investigates how the changes are working in practice and whetherthey are leaving us better protected against infectious diseases and the threat of chemical attack, producer sue Mitchell


Unknown: Winifred Robinson

: The Little World of Don Camillo

4/4 TheWall Postwar redevelopment comes to Mondo Piccolo at last but the building of the new shopping centre stops in its tracks when a religious relic is discovered on the site. Written by Giovanni Guareschi and dramatised by Peter Kerry.
Producer/Director Chris Wallis


Unknown: Mondo Piccolo
Written By: Giovanni Guareschi
Dramatised By: Peter Kerry.
Director: Chris Wallis
Don Camillo: Ian Hogg
Peppone: Shaun Prendergast
God: Joss Ackland
The Bishop: John Moffatt
Joshua: James Garbutt
Vito: Ben Crowe
Smilzo: Donald McBride
Brusco: Trevor Fox
MrsPeppone: Becky Hindley

: You and Yours

Presented by Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson.


Presented By: Liz Barclay
Presented By: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke.


Presented By: Nick Clarke.

: Counterpoint

Another three contestants face Ned Sherrin 's questions about music from every genre.
Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at llpm


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: I Was a Stranger

The remarkable and poignant story of an Ethiopian prince who died of pneumonia in Leeds in November 1879. Prince Alamayou of Abyssinia had apparently fallen asleep in an outside WC in the middle of a cold night. His body was transported to St George's Chapel, Windsor, in a glass-faced coffin. A plaque, erected by Queen Victoria reads "I was a stranger and ye took me in."


Written By: Peter Spafford
Producer/ Director: Pauline Harris
Alamayou: Chiwetel Ejlofor
Boy Alamayou: Lfe Okpor
Capt Speedy: Robert Plckavance
Mrs Speedy: Helen Longworth
Lakiyaye: Claire Benedict
Queen Victoria: Claire Benedict
Mr Ransome: Patrice Nalambana
Tewodros: Patrice Nalambana
Jex-Blake: David Reeshman
Harriet: Rosie Reeshman

: Money Box Live

Vincent Duggleby and guests answer listeners' personal finance questions.
Phone: [number removed] Lines open from 1.30pm Producer Jessica Dunbar


Unknown: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Jessica Dunbar

: Brighton Caricatures

1/5. A series of stories about famous people with strong links to Brighton, recorded in conjunction with the Brighton Festival.
Fanny Burney. Novelist Fanny Burney comments on Brighton society while staying with the recently widowed Mrs Thrale. Written by Frances Childs. Read by Poppy Miller. ProducerCeliadeWolff


Unknown: Fanny Burney.
Written By: Frances Childs.
Read By: Poppy Miller.

: A Thousand and One Nights

1/5. Scheherazade. Ajourneythrough TheArabian
Nights, also known as The Thousand and One Nights.
From Aladdin's lamp togenies, this medieval collection ofstories-within-stories has become part of the English language. Novelist and Arabist Robert Irwin explores Scheherazade, the woman who escaped death by turning survival into an artform. Producer Jo Glanville


Unknown: Robert Irwin
Producer: Jo Glanville

: The Food Programme

Restaurants. Could we have the bill, please?
Sheila Dillon investigates the pricing policies of our restaurants and finds out if British diners are being ripped off. Extended repeat from yesterday at 12.30pm


Unknown: Sheila Dillon

: Four Corners

Anne Mackenzie and guests discuss the issues that unite and divide us across the globe. Producer Amber Dawson


Unknown: Anne MacKenzie
Producer: Amber Dawson

: PM

With Eddie Mair.

: Quote.... Unquote

Exchanging favourite quotations with Nigel Rees are
Jeremy Beadle , Daisy Goodwin and John Sessions. The reader is Peter Jefferson.
Producer Carol Smith Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Highlights from over 21 years of Quote....
Unquote are available on audio cassette from good retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Jeremy Beadle
Unknown: Daisy Goodwin
Unknown: John Sessions.
Unknown: Peter Jefferson.
Producer: Carol Smith

: The Archers

Silage Stress at Brookfield. For cast see Fri. Rptd tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson with arts reviews. Producer Emily Jones


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Emily Jones

: After Happy Ever

1/5. Rapunzel. Rapunzel has let her hair down once too often. Written by Lynn Ferguson. Starring
Geraldine James as Rapunzel. With Lynn Ferguson ,
Carl Prekopp , Philip Fox , Jon Glover and John Rowe. Director Mary Peate Repeated from 10.45am


Written By: Lynn Ferguson.
Unknown: Geraldine James
Unknown: Lynn Ferguson
Unknown: Carl Prekopp
Unknown: Philip Fox
Unknown: Jon Glover
Unknown: John Rowe.
Director: Mary Peate

: Tiger Tales

New series 1/3. No one knows exactly how many people were slaughtered in Indonesia in 1965 - estimates range from hundreds of thousands to more than a million. The attempted coup that sparked this maelstrom of violence laid the foundations of the Suharto dictatorship. Christopher Gunness travels to Jakarta where he meets former political prisoners, soldiers and children of the dead as he uncovers a chilling untold tale of mass murder. Producer UndaPressly


Unknown: Christopher Gunness

: The White Stuff

Look up, look up! When was the last time you wondered at the clouds above you? Scudding cumulus, churning valleys of nimbus, great plains of stratus. Two hundred years ago Luke Howard named them and changed our understanding of them forever. Biographer Richard Hamblyn ascends into the unfurling mysteries, myths and substance of the white stuff. Producer Mark Burman


Unknown: Richard Hamblyn
Producer: Mark Burman

: Nature

New series 1/8. Spring Surprises. Climate change caused by greenhouse gases and other emissions is now bringing spring much earlier to the British Isles.
Jeremy Bristow examines the impact this is having on some of our most familiar native plants, birds and butterflies. Greattits, red admiral butterflies and chiffchaffs are all affected in different ways and, as Bristow discovers, we can play a part in recording their responses to a warming climate.
Producer Brett Westwood Repeated tomorrow at 11am


Unknown: Jeremy Bristow
Producer: Brett Westwood

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

News and analysis with Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: Wide Sargasso Sea

6/10. Marking 25 years since the death of Jean Rhys , Adam Godley reads her most famous novel. Antoinette and Rochester's intense love affair in Dominica is threatened by rumour and betrayal. Abridged by Margaret Busby. Producer Claire Grove


Unknown: Jean Rhys
Unknown: Adam Godley
Abridged By: Margaret Busby.
Producer: Claire Grove

: Home Truths

Shortened repeat from Saturday at 9am

: Today in Parliament

The start of the week's business in Westminster. Presented by Sean Curran.


Presented By: Sean Curran.

: News

: Book of the Week: The Bugatti Queen

1/5. By Miranda Seymour. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Miranda Seymour.

: BBC Schools

3.00 Let's Make a Story (ages 5-7) 3.15 Just Poetry (ages 8-9)
3.30 Maths Challenge: Mental Maths 1 (ages 9-11) 3.45 Maths Challenge: Mental Maths 1 (ages 9-11) 4.00 Word Games (ages 7-11) 4.15 Numbertime (ages 6-7)

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.

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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