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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev David Kerr.


Unknown: David Kerr.

: Farming Today

With Anna Hill.


Unknown: Anna Hill.

: Today

With James Naughtie and Sarah Montague.
6.25,7.25 and 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With David Wilby and Sean Curran.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Anne Atkins.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Garry Richardson.
Unknown: David Wilby
Unknown: Sean Curran.
Unknown: Anne Atkins.

: On the Ropes .

2/6. John Humphrys talks to Nick Leeson the Rogue
Trader who brought the Queen's bankto its knees. Producer Steve Peacock Repeated at9.30pm


Talks: John Humphrys
Unknown: Nick Leeson
Producer: Steve Peacock

: Routemasters

5/5 The Road Hump. Love them or hate them, road humps have a secret history, as Joe Kerr uncovers on a journey that takes him from Blackbird Leys, a council estate near Oxford, to Delft in the 1960s and the philosophy of the Dutch voonerf as pioneered byJoost Vahl. Producer Hilary Dunn


Unknown: Joe Kerr
Producer: Hilary Dunn

: Book of the Week: Kandahar Cockney

2/5. Having secured asylum in London, Mi gets a menial job in a curry house and introduces James to Afghan expatriate life -from the squalor of an East End bedsittothe splendourof the mosque in Regent s Park. James Fergusson continues to read his tale of two worlds. Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: James Fergusson

: Daily Service

Presented by the Rt Rev George Stack. Father, Lord of All Creation (Abbot's Leigh). 1 Corinthians 3, vv1–9. Behold the Tabernacle of God (Harris). Thy Hand O God Has Guided (Thornbury). Director of music Ian Tracey.


Unknown: George Stack.
Music: Ian Tracey.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 A Whole New Me
2/5. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.

: The People's Palace

Michael Rosen meets 83-year-old twin sisters Joyce and Eileen Cheek , and hears their memories of the world's firsttheme park. The Crystal Palace moved from Hyde
Park to Sydenham in southeast London 150 years ago.
It brought jobs, houses, a new railway line and, above all, a centre for entertainment, education and sport.
Three generations of Cheeks worked at the Palace and when it burned down in November 1936, it changed their livesforever. Producer Marya Burgess


Unknown: Michael Rosen
Unknown: Eileen Cheek
Producer: Marya Burgess

: The Man behind the sunshine

Eddie Braben is one of Britain's greatest comedy writers, the man who turned Morecambe and Wise from a good act into a great one, and who was also behind
Ken Dodd 's rise to fame in the 1960s. Broadcaster and journalist Gillian Reynolds , who grew up with Braben in Liverpool, pays tribute to him, with extracts from some of his finest comedy shows and an in-depth interview with Braben himself. Producer Libby cross


Unknown: Eddie Braben
Unknown: Ken Dodd
Unknown: Gillian Reynolds

: You and Yours

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


Presented By: Liz Barclay
Presented By: Peter White.

: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke.


Presented By: Nick Clarke.

: One Hundred Years of the LSO

Founded in rebellion in 1904, the London Symphony
Orchestra became the UK's first independent orchestra, owned and managed by the players. It has survived to become one of the world's best. In this centenary celebration, James Naughtie explores the turbulent history of the LSO with the help of players past and present, and conductors André Previn and Colin Davis.
Producer Megan Jones See Performance on 3 on Radio 3 tomorrow 7.30pm
David Gillard talks to Andre Previn : page 115


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Colin Davis.
Talks: David Gillard
Unknown: Andre Previn

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

4/5 Written by Bert Coules, inspired by the famous stories by Arthur Conan Doyle.
The Case of the Determined Client. One man lies dead, the other seriously wounded. But the resourceful Miss Addleton cannot believe the police's version of events and engages Holmes to save her father's good name.
Producer/Director Patrick Rayner


Written By: Bert Coules
Stories By: Arthur Conan Doyle.
Producer/Director: Patrick Rayner
Sherlock Holmes: Clive Merrison
Dr Watson: Andrew Sachs
Caroline: Fritha Goodey
Willam: Ian Masters
Thomas: Philip Fox
Frederick: Rhys Meredith
Mrs Sinden: Joanna McCallum
Lawyer: John Rowe

: Euro Election Call

Presented by Nick Clarke. Your chance to put your points about the European Election campaign directly to a leading politician. PHONE [number removed] Lines open at 1.15pm Producer Martin Rosenbaum


Presented By: Nick Clarke
Producer: Martin Rosenbaum

: Getting Away from It

2/5 DryRun it's summer 1979 and two teenagers fall in love en route to France from Belfast, mistakenly believingthatthey have left the past behind.
Written by Glenn Patterson and read by Marty Rea . Producer Joanne Reardon For further details see yesterday


Written By: Glenn Patterson
Read By: Marty Rea
Producer: Joanne Reardon

: In Drovers' Boots

2/5. Huw Williams continues his journeyfollowingthe footsteps of the drovers by travelling to one of Britain's most holy islands- Caldey Island. For detailssee yesterday


Unknown: Huw Williams

: Shop Talk

Do the children of successful entrepreneurs benefit from their experience and financial backing, or are they always overshadowed bytheirparents' achievements? Producer Kirsteen Knight

: The Learning Curve

With sweaty team games turning girls off sport,
Libby Purves looks at what can be done to getgirls back into PE. Producer Rebecca Moore Repeated on Sunday at 11pm


Unknown: Libby Purves
Producer: Rebecca Moore

: PM

With Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: The In Crowd

2/6. The comedy sketch show starring Robin Ince , Helen Moon , Smug Roberts and Kate Ward. Producer Graham Frost


Unknown: Robin Ince
Unknown: Helen Moon
Unknown: Smug Roberts
Unknown: Kate Ward.
Producer: Graham Frost

: The Archers

David does a good deed. For cast see Fri Rptdtomorrowat2pm

: Front Row

John Wilson presents arts reviews and interviews, and news of the winner of this year's Orange Prize for fiction, announced this evening. Producer Philippa Ritchie


Unknown: John Wilson
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: A Whole New Me

2/5. Lessons in Psychic Awareness. By Katie Hims.
Bunny's dad is always glued to the snooker and refuses to talk about the past. So Bunny decides she'll take a CD course in psychic awareness to make contact with her dead mother.
Bunny Lyndsey Marshal Sheldon Kerry Shale
DirectorClaudine Toutoungi Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Katie Hims.
Director: Claudine Toutoungi
Bunny: Lyndsey Marshal
Dad: Bob Mason
Sheldon: Kerry Shale

: File on 4

With Britain's defence budget being stretched by military involvement in Iraq, Julian O'Halloran examines the MOD'S spending record and asks why so many major weapons projects are costing so much more than predicted. Producer Bill Law Repeated on Sunday at 5pm


Unknown: Julian O'Halloran

: In Touch

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


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel

: Life after 80

1/4. An examination of the key issues in life once we reach 80 and beyond. Connie St Louis looks at the preoccupations of a new generation experiencing the so-called fourth age, forwhom old age has often come as an unexpected surprise. How is the growing field of geriatric medicine combating the increased risk of disease and disability?
(Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm)


Producer: Adrian Washbourne

: On the Ropes

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

News and analysis, presented by Robin Lustig.


Presented By: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Rainbow

2/10. By DH Lawrence. Tom, now married to Lydia, struggles to come to terms with married life and his new position as stepfatherto his wife's wilful child, Anna. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Dh Lawrence.

: Tim Merryman's Days of Clover

4/4. Old Friends. Comedy drama by Ray Connolly. Old friends are not always what they seem, as Tim discovers when he meets up with old pal when he meets up with old pal Harry.
Producer Louis Armitage Director Dirk Maggs


Unknown: Ray Connolly.
Producer: Louis Armitage
Director: Dirk Maggs
Tim: Duncan Preston
Amy: Tessa Peake-Jones
Holly: Catherine Shepherd
joe: Leo Bill
Harry: Gary Waldhom
Catherine: Hetty Balnes
Sophie: Rachele Preece

: Today in Parliament

Presented by David Wilby.


Presented By: David Wilby.

: News

: Book

of the Week: Kandahar
Cockney 2/5. By James Fergusson. Repeatedfrom9.45am


Unknown: James Fergusson.

: BBC Schools

3.00 Something to Think About (ages 5-7) 3.15 Let sMove
(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)

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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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