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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Canon Ralph Godsall.

: Farming Today

With Giles Latcham.


Unknown: Giles Latcham.

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25,7.25 and 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Susan Hulme and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With Anne Atkins.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Garry Richardson.
Unknown: Susan Hulme
Unknown: David Wilby.
Unknown: Anne Atkins.

: On the Ropes

3/6. John Humphrys asks Chris Woodhead , the former chief inspector of schools, whether his shocktactics achieved anything. Producer Steve Peacock Repeated at9.30pm


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Chris Woodhead
Producer: Steve Peacock

: Passions

1/5. Sue Nelson talks to scientists whosehobbies have influenced theirwork. Professor John Sloboda uses his love of music to help his work in psychology. Producer Helen Sharp


Talks: Sue Nelson
Unknown: Professor John Sloboda
Producer: Helen Sharp

: Book of the Week:

Stephen Spender -the Authorized Biography
2/5. At Oxford, Spender achieved notoriety and success as a poet, despite failing his degree. More importantly, he became part of "Auden's gang", which set him on a path to fame and ensured his place in British literature. For more details see yesterday Repeated at 12.3uam


Unknown: Stephen Spender

: Daily Service

Presented by Ali Hutchinson. Father, Hearthe Prayer We
Offer(Sussex). Nehemiah 1, wl-6a, 10-11. Day by Day(How). How Long (Townend). Directorof music Christopher Stokes.


Presented By: Ali Hutchinson.
Music: Christopher Stokes.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 The Wonderful World of Allaetitia
2/5. The Woman's 's Hour drama. By Charlotte Cory. For details see drama repeat at 7.45Pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Charlotte Cory.

: CricketThe C&G Trophy

Commentary on the first quarter-final: Worcestershire v Essex at Worcester. Including at 2.20pmNewsand Your Letters Answered.
Producer Peter Baxter time


Producer: Peter Baxter

: Nature

5/8. Thrivingon Neglect, Lionel Kelleway visits brownfield sites and chairs a discussion on the future of these neglected habitats. Repeat of yesterday at 9pm


Unknown: Lionel Kelleway

: The Palace of Laughter - Paris

Geoffrey Wheeler visits Paris to tell the story of the famous Folies-Bergeres. The theatre opened its doors in 1860 and quickly gained an international reputation for quality. Although the Folies-Bergeres has recently revamped its image as a straight theatre, its history as one of Europe's finest music halls continues to draw visitors from all over the world.


Presenter: Geoffrey Wheeler
Producer: Libby Cross

: 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.

: Operation Desert Song

The Sultan of Oman has created a private symphony orchestra in a country that has transformed itself from a medieval backwater in just 30 years, It's the world's last surviving court orchestra. Bill Lloyd reports from Muscat on an epic musical experiment.


Reporter/Producer: Bill Lloyd

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play:

The FurtherAdventures of Sherlock Holmes
5/5. Written by Bert Coules , inspired by the stories of Arthur Conan Doyle. The Striking Success of Miss Franny Blossom A body in Hyde Park and a potential scandal at an exclusive gambling club bring Holmes back into contact with a beguiling but most notorious former client. Producer/Director Patrick Rayner BSC RADIOCOLLECTION: A large selection of Sherlock Holmes adventure is available on audio cassette, With some also on CD. The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes , Volume 2, is available on cassette and CD from good retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com Call [number removed]


Unknown: Sherlock Holmes
Written By: Bert Coules
Stories Of: Arthur Conan Doyle.
Unknown: Hyde Park
Director: Patrick Rayner
Unknown: Sherlock Holmes
Unknown: Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes: Clive Mernson
DrWatson: Andrew Sachs
Co lUpwood: Geoffrey Whitehead
Mrs Ricoletti: Maggie Steed
Maid: Alice Hart
Insp Lestrade: Stephen Thome
Harold: Scott Brooksbank
Catterall: Philip Fox
Nicholson: John Rowe

: Making History

Sue Cook investigates 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

: Bloomsday 100

2/5. EmmaJane. When Emma Jane witnesses an unexpected scene at the airport it causes her to reassess her relationship. By Eilis Ni Dhuibhne. Read by Victoria Smurfit. Producer Heather Brennon For further details see yesterday


Unknown: Emma Jane
Unknown: Eilis Ni Dhuibhne.
Read By: Victoria Smurfit.
Producer: Heather Brennon

: Strange and Sundrie Stuarts

2/5. Justin Champion queries one of the most enduring stories of witchcraft in Restoration Britain -the Tedworth Drummer. Fordetailsseeyesterday

: Shop Talk

Complaining. Heather Payton and her guests ask how companies can learn from their customers' complaints. Producer Caroline Bayley


Unknown: Heather Payton
Producer: Caroline Bayley

: The Learning Curve

A special programme to mark Refugee Week. Claudia Hammond reports on a unique attempt to meet the language needs of refugees and asylum seekers within a mainstream south London comprehensive school. Producer Marya Burgess Repeated on Sunday at llpm


Unknown: Claudia Hammond
Producer: Marya Burgess

: PM

With Eddie Mair.


Unknown: Eddie Mair.

: The In Crowd

3/6. Comedy sketch show from Manchester, 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

Pat fears forthe future. Forcast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson with arts news and the verdict on the film
The Cooler, in which William H Macy plays a man paid to jinx gamblers on a winning streak. Producer Thomas Morris


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Thomas Morris

: The Wonderful World of AHaetitia

2/5. The Ancient City of Linoleum. By Charlotte Cory. Allaetitia is desperate for a television set to watch a programme about Roman Britain that all the girls at school are talking about. But her mother disapproves of it, so Allaetitia puts her imagination to work and finds herself having tea with a Roman centurion.
For full cast and further details see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Charlotte Cory.
Centurion: Alexander Delamere
Librarian/Mrs Northener: Christine Brennan
Mrs Mac/Neighbour: Ann Rye

: File on 4

Barnie Choudhury reveals how Britain's Asian communities are being hit by a rise in serious and violent crime carried out by organised gangs - and gets exclusive access to the elite police unit in the forefront
Ofthefightback. Producer JennyChryss Repeated on Sunday at 5pm


Unknown: Barnie Choudhury

: In Touch

Peter White with news of interest to blind and partially sighted people. ProducerCheryl Gabriel


Unknown: Peter White

: Life after 80

2/4. You don't have to run marathons in your 80s to stay fit, but some people do. Connie St Louis meets the octogenarian athletes. Plus a look at how modern technology is helping people stay in their homes longer. Producer Geraldine Fitzgerald Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm


Producer: Geraldine Fitzgerald

: On the Ropes

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: The Rainbow

7/10. By DH Lawrence. Ursula finds love. But when her lover leaves to fight in the Boer War, it is her teacher, MiSS Inger, that intrigues Ursula. Fordetailsseeyesterday


Unknown: Dh Lawrence.

: Mort

Newseries 1/4. By Terry Pratchett. Hopeless young peasant Mort is hired as an apprentice to Death and taken to his home beyond space and time.
Dramatised by Robin Brooks.
Director Claire Grove


Unknown: Terry Pratchett.
Dramatised By: Robin Brooks.
Director: Claire Grove
Narrator: Anton Lesser
Death: Geoffrey Whitehead
Mort: Carl Prekopp
Lezek: Philip Fox
Albert: Philip Jackson
Hamesh: Jon Glover
Ysabell: Clare Corbett
Princess Keli: Alice Hart

: Today in Parliament

Presented by Sean Curran.


Presented By: Sean Curran.

: News

: Book

of the Week: Stephen Spender
-the Authorized Biography
2/5. By John Sutherland. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Stephen Spender
Unknown: John Sutherland.

: 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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