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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev David Kerr.


Unknown: David Kerr.

: 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.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day
With the Rt Rev Richard Harries.
8.31 LWonty Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Sean Curran
Unknown: David Wilby.
Unknown: Richard Harries.

: Desert Island Discs

Businessman Karan Billimoria talks to Sue Lawley. Producer Leanne Buckle


Talks: Karan Billimoria

: Book of the Week: Kandahar Cockney

5/5. James Fergusson reads the final part of his tale of two worlds. James and Mir, his Pashtun guide and interpreter, travel to Afghanistan to Mir's family and assess the wisdom of moving them to London. Back in Somerset during Ramadan, Mirjoins James 's family on a pheasant shOOt. Fordetails see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: James Fergusson
Unknown: Mirjoins James

: Act of Worship

Presented by Dr Pauline Webb.


Presented By: Dr Pauline Webb.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Martha Kearney.
10.45 A Whole New Me
5/5. The Woman's Hour drama. Series editor Jill Burridge. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presenter: Martha Kearney

: Test Match Special

England v New Zealand
Coverage of the second day's play in the Third Test at Trent Bridge.
Producer Peter Baxter * Approximate time


Producer: Peter Baxter

: The English Garden

2/6. Grand Desings. Sir Roy Strong rakes though the history of the great English landscape gardens and finds it's all abOUt power. producers Gabi Fisher and Sara Conkey


Unknown: . Sir Roy Strong
Producers: Gabi Fisher
Producers: Sara Conkey

: Getting Nowhere Fast

ve them?
5/6. If reunions are a bad idea, why do we have them? Is it to check our success against the others or is it just the hope of exploring some unresolved nooky behind the bike sheds? Starring Mervyn Stutter , John Challis , Lill Roughley , Tracy-Ann Oberman , Chris Ettndge and Gyuri Sarossi. Written by Mervyn Stutter. Producer Simon Nicholls


Unknown: Mervyn Stutter
Unknown: John Challis
Unknown: Lill Roughley
Unknown: Tracy-Ann OBErman
Unknown: Chris Ettndge
Unknown: Gyuri Sarossi.
Written By: Mervyn Stutter.
Producer: Simon Nicholls

: You and Yours

How the benefits advisers have made a difference to the lives of the residents of Kipling Court. Presented by Winifred Robinson and Peter White. Contact the programme for more information on unclaimed benefits. Series editor Andrew Smith PHONE: [number removed] email: youandyours@bbc.co.uk


Presented By: Winifred Robinson
Presented By: Peter White.
Editor: Andrew Smith

: The World at One

Presented by Nick Clarke. Editor Richard Clark


Presented By: Nick Clarke.
Editor: Richard Clark

: Feedback

Roger Bolton with listeners'opinions and comments on BBC radio programmes and policy. Producer Sue Bonner Repeated on Sunday at 8pm ADDRESS: Feedback,PO Box 2100, London W1A 1QT Phone: [number removed] Fax: [number removed] email: feedback@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Roger Bolton

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at Jprn

: Afternoon Play: The English Civil War

By Paul Farley. A Cavalier walks into an out-of-town supermarket and holds the customers to ransom. Is he a genuine time traveller or an ecological warrior with a unique campaign style? Ben Crowe with a unique campaign Style? Producer Rob Ketteridge Director Emma Harding


Unknown: Paul Farley.
Unknown: Ben Crowe
Producer: Rob Ketteridge
Director: Emma Harding
Cavalier: Robert Bathurst
Delphinium: Petra Letang
Manager: Becky Hindley
Student: Tom George
Negotiator: Tom George
Security Guard: Ben Crowe
2nd customer: Margaret Cabourn-Smith

: Ramblings

4/5. East London hides an ancient forest, ripe for walking by Clare Balding and the Wanstead Walkers. Producer Alasdair Cross


Producer: Alasdair Cross

: Getting Away from It

5/5. The Island. A beautiful, remote island off the coast of Maine provides answers about a young man's past. Written by Tim Pears and read by Matthew MacFadyen. Producer Gemma Jenkins For further details see Monday


Written By: Tim Pears
Read By: Matthew MacFadyen.
Producer: Gemma Jenkins

: InDrovers'Boots

5/5. Huw Williams comes to the end of his journey by reaching Smithfield, where he discovers some amazing characters and a fascinating history. Fordetails see Monday


Unknown: Huw Williams

: Law in Action

Clive Coleman presents the lively approach to the week's legal issues and controversies. The week sees the start of a series of reports looking into some of the lesser-known aspects of our legal system, beginning with the mysterious world of the inns of court. producer Jim Frank


Unknown: Clive Coleman
Producer: Jim Frank

: The Message

Jenni Murray and guests discuss how current media trends affect our lives. PraducerCeciie Wright


Unknown: Jenni Murray
Unknown: Praducerceciie Wright

: PM

With Eddie Mair. Editor Peter Rippon


Unknown: Eddie Mair.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: We've Been Here Before

New series 1/4. A second series of the topical historical, satirical panel show, hosted by Clive Anderson. With team captains John O'Farrell and Gyles Brandreth , the panellists set out to prove that there's nothing new under, or in, The Sun. producer Ed Morrish Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm


Unknown: Clive Anderson.
Unknown: John O'Farrell
Unknown: Gyles Brandreth
Producer: Ed Morrish

: The Archers

Things go from bad to worse at Bridge Farm.
Written by Caroline Harrington Director Jenny Stephens Editor Vanessa Whitburn
ARCHERS ADDICTS FAN CLUB: send an SAE to [address removed]


Written By: Caroline Harrington
Director: Jenny Stephens
Editor: Vanessa Whitburn
David: Timothy Bentinck
Ruth: Felicity Finch'
Tony: Colin Skipp
Pat: Patricia Gallimore
Helen: Loulza Patikas
Brian: Charles Collingwood
Jennifer: Angela Piper
Adam: Andrew Wincott
Jack: Arnold Peters
Sid: Alan Devereux
Jolene: Buffy Davis
Kathy: Hedli Niklaus
Eddie: Trevor Harrison
Clarrie: Rosalind Adams
William: Philip Molloy
Edward: Barry Farrimond
Neil: Brian Hewlett
Susan: Charlotte Martin
Mike: Terry Molloy
Betty: Pamela Craig
Roy: Ian Pepperell
Lynda: Carole Boyd
Usha: Souad Faress
Ian: Stephen Kennedy

: Front Row

Arts news, interviews and a report on the many stage interpretations of the fairies in Shakespeare's
A Midsummer Night's Dream: forget the gossamer wings - how about acrobats or tramps? Producer Nicki Paxman


Producer: Nicki Paxman

: A Whole New Me

5/5. Some Text Missing. Vanessa is in love with both her secret lover and her mobile phone. On a trip to
Rome she finally manages some direct action that will radically change her life. Written by Jackie Kay and starring Lesley Sharp as Vanessa.
Director David Hunter Repeated from 10.45am


Written By: Jackie Kay
Unknown: Lesley Sharp
Director: David Hunter

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion at the Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School, west London. The panellists include Margaret Beckett , the secretary of state for environment, food and rural affairs; Liam Fox , the Conservative Party co-chairman; Ed Davey , the Liberal Democrat spokesman for the office of the deputy prime minister; and the author PD James.
Producer Victoria Wakely Repeated tomorrow at 1.15pm


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Margaret Beckett
Unknown: Liam Fox
Unknown: Ed Davey
Unknown: Pd James.
Producer: Victoria Wakely

: Letter from America - a Celebration

Repeated at 5.45am and on Sunday at 8.45am
BBC RADIO COLLECTION: Two volumes of Letter from America are available on audio cassette and CD from retail outlets or from [Web Address Removed] Call [number removed]

: The Friday Play: Soft Fall the Sounds of Eden

The hot Dumfries countryside is transformed into a Garden of Eden of sorts as diverse groups of locals enjoy the sunshine and reflect on their lives. An evocative play aboutfreedom, the impact of the choices we make and about picking brambles on a hot afternoon in Scotland. Written by Sharman Macdonald. in Scotland. Written by Sharman Macdon Director
Gaynor Macfarlane


Written By: Sharman MacDonald.
Written By: Sharman MacDon
Director: Gaynor MacFarlane
Susan: Frances Grey
Maeve: Patricia Kerrigan
Maggie: Phyllida Law
Andy: Cal MacAninch
Vari: Shauna MacDonald
Janet: Colette O'Neil
Jamie: Lain Robertson

: The World Tonight

National and international news and analysis, presented by Claire Bolderson. Editor David Stevenson


Presented By: Claire Bolderson.
Editor: David Stevenson

: Book at Bedtime: The Rainbow

5/10. By DH Lawrence. Ursula grows up, ever closer to heryoung father Will. Will himself is changing from the naive man he used to be, and his behaviour, ratherthan repulsing his wife, draws them together. For details see Monday


Unknown: Dh Lawrence.

: Copysnatchers

New series 1/6. David Aaronovitch returns with the talk show that invites guests from around the world to observe, parody and dissect the habits of the British from a foreign perspective. Producer Charlie Taylor


Unknown: David Aaronovitch
Producer: Charlie Taylor

: Today in Parliament

The day's business in Westminster, plus reports from Parliament. Presented by Mark D'Arcy. Editor Peter Knowles


Presented By: Mark D'Arcy.
Editor: Peter Knowles

: News

: Book of the Week: KandaharCockney

5/5. By James Fergusson. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: James Fergusson.

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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