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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Andrew Graystone.


Unknown: Andrew Graystone.

: Farming Today

Presented by Giles Latcham.


Presented By: Giles Latcham.

: Today

With James Naughtie and Carolyn Quinn.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rt Rev Tom Butler.
8.31 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.
Unknown: Garry Richardson.
Unknown: Sean Curran
Unknown: David Wilby.
Unknown: Tom Butler.

: The Long View

6/6. Jonathan Freedland explores a moment in history that illuminates a contemporary debate. Producer Marya Burgess Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Jonathan Freedland
Producer: Marya Burgess

: Classical Cuts

2/5. The Flower Duet. Tom Robinson traces the origins of our own aural landscape in the music of another age. Only a few moments of Delibes's 1883 opera Lakme have survived. The duet used in the film
The Hunger, is now famous as a theme tune to an airline advert. producer Alan Hall


Unknown: Tom Robinson
Producer: Alan Hall

: Daily Service

Presented by the Rev Stephen Shipley. I Sin the Almighty Power of God (St Saviour). Psalm 65, vv5-8.
He. Watching Over Israel (Mendelssohn). Fill Your
Hearts with Joy and Gladness (Ode to Joy). Director of music Richard Tanner.


Unknown: Stephen Shipley.
Music: Richard Tanner.

: Book of the Week: No Room for Secrets

2/5. The Drawing Room. Life as a model and breaking into acting. Joanna Lumley continues to read from her autobiography. For details see yesterday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Joanna Lumley

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Shadow Baby By Margaret Forster. 2/5. The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.
Unknown: Margaret Forster.

: The Sound of Life

4/8. Elephants, bats, nightingales and humpback whales ― Aubrey Manning reveals a secret sound world beyond our senses. Producer Grant Sonnex


Unknown: Aubrey Manning

: Grin and Bare It

1/2. Barbara Windsor traces the roots of nudity and innuendo in the theatre, beginning with one of the greatest purveyors of music-hall sauciness,
Marie Lloyd. Producer Libby Cross


Unknown: Barbara Windsor
Unknown: Marie Lloyd.
Producer: Libby Cross

: You and Yours

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


Presented By: John Waite
Presented By: Peter White.

: The World at One

News and analysis, presented by Nick Clarke.


Presented By: Nick Clarke.

: Playing Bony's Tune

3/3. A Hero's Fall and Rise. Alyn Shipton concludes his exploration of music from the eve of the French
Revolution to the fall of Napoleon and beyond.
In 1804, the year of Napoleon's coronation, the mood within and towards France began to change, a change that was reflected in popular ballads, opera and concert music. Producer Alan Hall


Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Producer: Alan Hall

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Well That's One Way of Looking at It

A comedy of self deception in which a wife, a husband and his mistress show just how differently three people can interpretthe same situation. By Brenda Other parts played by Paul Panting and John Hasler
Director Liz Webb


Played By: Paul Panting
Played By: John Hasler
Director: Liz Webb
Patricia: Brenda Gllhooly
Jane: Olivia Colman
John: Kevin Eldon

: Home Planet

Richard Daniel fields listeners' questions about the environment and the developing world.
ADDRESS: Home Planet. PO Box 3096, Brighton BN1 1PL
Email:home.planet@bbc.co.uk Phone: [number removed] Producer Nick Patrick


Unknown: Richard Daniel
Producer: Nick Patrick

: Classic Collection

2/5. The Triangle. Mrs Morrissey 's predictable life with her predictable husband takes an unexpected turn n when her cousin comes for a visit. Written by James Stephens and read by Pauline McLynn.
Producer Heather Larmour For futher details see yesterday


Unknown: Mrs Morrissey
Written By: James Stephens
Read By: Pauline McLynn.
Producer: Heather Larmour

: Ear to the Ground

2/5 Robin Holloway started his musical life as a chorister at St Paul's Cathedral school. His music draws its inspiration from the past but he's far from being an old fogey. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Robin Holloway

: Shop Talk

The British send more greetings cards per person than any other nation in the world. it is a multibillion pound industry And, despite the growth of email, the sector is still expanding. There is always, it would seem, yet another special occasion. So when did our fascination with the greeting card begin and what makes our passion for it SO Strong? Producer Rosamund Jones


Producer: Rosamund Jones

: The Learning Curve

3/10. The wide world of learning with Libby Purves. Producer Victoria Brignell Repeated on Sunday at 11pm


Unknown: Libby Purves.

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair.


Presented By: Eddie Mair.

: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Life, the Universe and Everything

4/6. Tertiary Phase 4: Fit the Sixteenth. In which Arthur, Ford and Slarti go to a party. By Douglas Adams.
Repeated on Thursday at 11pm

BBC RADIO COLLECTION: The original full-cast BBC Radio 4 productions of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Primary Phase and Secondary Phase, are available on audio cassette and CD, along with a Collector's Edition and Douglas Adams at the BBC on CD only. The long-awaited, brand-new third series of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Tertiary Phase, will be released on CD and audio cassette on 25 October. Available from good retail outlets or from [web address removed] Call [number removed]


Author: Douglas Adams
Music: Paul "Wix" Wickens
Producer: Bruce Hyman
Producer: Helen Chattwell
Adapted and directed by: Dirk Maggs
The Book: William Franklyn
Arthur Dent: Simon Jones
Ford Prefect: Geoffrey McGivern
Slartibartfast: Richard Griffiths
Trillion: Susan Sheridan
Agrajag: Douglas Adams
Sydney Opera House woman: Joanna Lumley
Thor: Dominic Hawksley
Award winner: Bob Golding

: The Archers

Jolene heads off for her secret surgery. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Arts news, With Mark Lawson. Producer PhilTlnline


Unknown: Mark Lawson.

: Shadow Baby

2/5. Two young women - born 70 years apart - have babies that haunt them for the rest of their lives. By
Margaret Forster.
For details and cast see yesterday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Margaret Forster.

: File on 4

2/10. Ten years old and still branded a "disgrace", the Child Support Agency is heading for its biggest crisis yet. Jenny Cuffe asks why the CSA is still failing so many of Britain's most vulnerable households. Producer Gregor Stewart Repeated on Sunday at 5pm


Unknown: Jenny Cuffe
Producer: Gregor Stewart

: In Touch

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


Unknown: Peter White
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel

: The Other Medicine

4/6. Anna Ford looks at the safety of complementary and alternative medicines. What constitutes harm, how does one assess risk and is orthodox medicine really any safer? Producer Rami Tzabar Repeated tomorrow at 4.30pm


Unknown: Anna Ford
Producer: Rami Tzabar

: The Long View

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Foreign Affairs

2/10. By Alison Lurie. Professor Miner is happily established in London's literary society when her path crosses a young, handsome colleague, Fred Turner. also on a sabbatical, who has become involved with Rosemary Radley , an eccentric English actress. For details see yesterday


Unknown: Alison Lurie.
Unknown: Fred Turner.
Unknown: Rosemary Radley

: The Rapid Eye Movement

2/4. The Dirty Dozing. The REM find themselves in a bit of a DIY rut and, as a result, perform a Changing Rooms-style makeover on Chester's mind.
Unfortunately, the King Arthur theme has given Chester a very non-21st-century chivalrous outlook on life. uy r\ai l Minns.
Music by Neutronics Producer Dawn Ellis


Music By: Neutronics Producer
Music By: Dawn Ellis
Butterworth: Michael Fenton Stevens
Tiberius: Kim Wall
Meryl: Sue Elliot-Nicholls
Vanessa: Sue Elliot-Nicholls
Miss Maury: Beth Phalmers
Hives: Martin Hyder
Agent: Ewan Bailey
Ken: Ewan Bailey
Len: Owen Evans
Floyd: Karl Minns

: Today in Parliament

A round-up of day's events and news from Westminster. Presented by David Wilby.


Presented By: David Wilby.

: News

: Book of the Week: No Room for Secrets

2/5. Joanna Lumley 's autobiography. Rptd from 9.45am


Unknown: Joanna Lumley

: as BBC

World Service

: BBC Schools

3 00 Something to Think About (ages 5-7) 3.15 Let's Move (ages 5-6) 3.35 Time to Move (ages 6-8) 3.55 Stories and Rhymes (ages 5-7) 4.05 The Song Tree (ages 5-7) 4.25 Numbertime (ages 5-6) 4.40 Talking Points (ages 10-12)

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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.

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.

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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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