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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St Clement Danes. London.

: World Report

News round-up and analysis from BBC World Service.

: News Summary

: Something Understood

Image and Identity. Mark Tully explores the relationship between image, identity and integrity. Is our external image a superficial construction or an authentic expression of our deeper, internal identity? Producer Eley McAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mark Tully
Producer: Eley McAinsh

: On Your Farm

7/7. An organic beeffarmer in Derbyshire throws his doors open to the public. ProducerMoiraHickey

: Sunday

Religious and ethical news with Roger Bolton. Series producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Roger Bolton.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Stephen Fry appeals on behalf of the Samaritans. Donations: [address removed] Credit cards: [number removed] Producer Sally Flatman Repeated at 9.26pm and on Thursday at 3.28pm


Unknown: Stephen Fry
Producer: Sally Flatman

: Sunday Worship

Who Is My Neighbour? The Rt Rev George Stack visits the Metropolitan Cathedral of St George in Southwark to explore the challenges of Christian identity in a multi-faith society. Mass is celebrated by the Dean, Canon James Cronin. Director of music Nick Gale. Producer Mark O'Brien


Unknown: George Stack
Unknown: Canon James Cronin.
Music: Nick Gale.
Producer: Mark O'Brien

: Broadcasting House from 9.10

Fi Glover presents a fresh approach to the week s news. Editor Richard Clark


Unknown: Fi Glover
Editor: Richard Clark

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Test Match Special

England v New Zealand
Commentary on the fourth day's play in the First Test at Lord's Including at 12.30 Call the Commentators and at around 3.30 At the Bookstall.
Producer Peter Baxter *Approximate time


Producer: Peter Baxter

: Desert Island Discs

Ken Adam the man who has designed some of the most famous film sets ever made, talks to Sue Lawley. Producer Lisa Jenkinson Shortened at 9am


Unknown: Ken Adam
Unknown: Sue Lawley.
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: Quote ... Unquote

Swapping quotations with Nigel Rees are Jeremy Beadle , Daisy Goodwin and John Sessions. The reader is Peter Jefferson. Repeated from Monday


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

: The Food Programme: Should We Eat Less Meat?

Sheila Dillon is joined by unapologetic carnivore Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall.
(Extended repeat tomorrow at 4pm)


Persenter: Sheila Dillon
Guest: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
Producer: Sue Todd

: The World This Weekend

WithJamesCox. Editor Richard Clark


Editor: Richard Clark

: Sunday Best: Breaking theLanguage Barrier .

James Robbins explores the world of interpreters -the linguistic bridge between world leaders as they discuss issues of war and peace. Could a slip of the tongue change the course of history? Producer Philippa Goodrich


Unknown: James Robbins
Producer: Philippa Goodrich

: Gardeners' Question Time

Bob Rowerdew , Anne Swithinbank and John Cushnie answer questions sent in by post. Including Gardening Weather Forecast. Eric Robson is in the chair. Producer Trevor Taylor Shortened at 3pm BBC RADIO COLLECTION: A specially recorded edition of Gardeners Question Time, featuring regular team members, is available on audio cassette and CD from retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Bob Rowerdew
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Eric Robson
Producer: Trevor Taylor

: Monastic Gardens- God's Heart

1/5. The Dominicans. Peter France explores how the garden belongingto a community of Dominican nuns in Stone, Staffordshire, reflects the character of their order. Dominicans are intellectuals and scholars but they are also strongly based in the local community. Producer Mary Colwell


Unknown: Peter France
Producer: Mary Colwell

: Classic Serial: Westwood

2/2. In Stella Gibbons's gentle comedy, Margaret Steggles has met playwright Gerard Challis. She thinks she has found happiness but slowly she becomes disillusioned. With the help of Lady Challis she learns that there are more ways of living than pinning one's happiness on another's approval.
Repeated on Saturday at 9pm


Writer: Stella Gibbons
Adapted by: Lynne Truss
Director: Kate McAll
Narrator/Lady Challis: Rosemary Leach
Margaret: Juliet Aubrey
Gerard: Michael Fenton Stevens
Hilda: Saffron Burrows
Hebe: Caroline Harker
Zita: Mia Soteriou
Seraphina: Phyllida Nash
Dick: Jonathan Nibbs
Mrs Steggles: Angela Barlow
Mr Hudson: Chris Donnelly
Nanny: Jacqueline Tong
Earl: Martin T Sherman

: Open Book

Mariella Frostrup talks to writer and member of TV's The League of Gentlemen, Jeremy Dyson , about Dostoyevsky's The Double. Producer Sally Spurring Repeated on Thursday at 4pm June Bookclub: The Scold's Bridle by Minette Walters


Talks: Mariella Frostrup
Unknown: Jeremy Dyson
Unknown: Minette Walters

: Poetry Please

3/6. Roger McGough introduces requests for poems on the themes of life, death and renewal bye ecummings, Vernon Scannell and Billy Collins. The readers are Peter Marinker , Alice Arnold and David Collins. Producer Mark Smalley Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm


Introduces: Roger McGough
Unknown: Vernon Scannell
Unknown: Billy Collins.
Unknown: Peter Marinker
Unknown: Alice Arnold
Unknown: David Collins.
Producer: Mark Smalley

: Threatening Intelligence

According to one of our leading police officers it is only a matter of time before Islamist militants carry out a majorterrorist attack in Britain. The BBC's security correspondent Frank Gardner looks at how the terrorist networks operate and how the security services are dealing with the threat. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Frank Gardner

: Nik Cohn's Recurring Dream

New series 1/3. Timing Is Everything. One of music's most celebrated observers explains why he can't helpfallingin love. Nik Cohn 's conversion to rock 'n' roll happened when he was a schoolboy in the 1950s. Before long he was at the centre of the storm, reporting on the sights and sounds of swinging London. Producer Owen McFadden Repeated on Saturday at 7.45pm Still hooked on the streets: page 123


Unknown: Nik Cohn
Producer: Owen McFadden

: Pick of the Week

David Aaronovitch presents his selection of excerpts from BBC radio over the past seven days. Producer Kate Murphy PHONE: [number removed] Fax: [number removed] email: potw@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: David Aaronovitch
Producer: Kate Murphy

: The Archers

Ambridge gets single-wicket fever.
For cast see Fnday
Repeated tomorrow at 2pm
Alison Graham's Soap & Flannel: page 40

: Go 4 K

Barney Harwood hosts the children's magazine programme. Including the fourth episode of The Snow Spider by Jenny Nimmo , read by Dylan Williams. Producer Rob Carter


Unknown: Barney Harwood
Unknown: Jenny Nimmo
Read By: Dylan Williams.
Producer: Rob Carter

: Father Figures

4/5. The Internet Explorer. ANigerianteenagerfearshe is losing his fatherto the internet. Written by Helon Habila and read by Chiwetel Ejiofor. Producer Emma Harding


Written By: Helon Habila
Read By: Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Producer: Emma Harding

: Feedback

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


Unknown: Roger Bolton

: Word of Mouth

8/8. The results of the competition forwords forthings we don't have words for are finally announced. Presented by Michael Rosen. Repeated from Friday


Presented By: Michael Rosen.

: Money BOX

Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: In Business

3/9. May Days. For a few days every spring some of the world's business leaders gather in Switzerland to network with students who will be the next generation's top bosses. Peter Day joins them to find out what's on theirminds. Producer Julie Ball


Unknown: Peter Day
Producer: Julie Ball

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.
10.45 Tales from the Cutting Room
2/3. Michael Cockerell tells the behind-the-scenes story of his dealings with James Callaghan.
Editor Terry Dignan Tales from the Cutting Room rptd on Wed at 8.45pm


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Unknown: Michael Cockerell
Unknown: James Callaghan.
Editor: Terry Dignan

: The Learning Curve

1/9. The guide to the wide world of learning, with LibbyPurveS. Repeated from Tuesday

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: Interpretations

3/3. Opera directors Peter Hall and Graham Vick dSCUSS Beethoven's FldeliO. Producer Lucy Lunt


Directors: Peter Hall
Directors: Graham Vick
Producer: Lucy Lunt

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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.

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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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