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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Liz Hansford.


Unknown: Liz Hansford.

: On Being Selfish

Repeated from Sunday See repeat at 7.45pm for details

: News Briefing

: Papers

: Sports Desk

: Open Country

Richard Uridge explores rural life across the UK. Producer Gabi Fisher at 1.30pm


Unknown: Richard Uridge
Producer: Gabi Fisher

: Farming Today This Week

Presented by Miriam O'Reilly. Producer Chris Impey


Presented By: Miriam O'Reilly.
Producer: Chris Impey

: Today

With John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
7.25 and 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Dr Giles Fraser.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Garry Richardson.
Unknown: Dr Giles Fraser.

: Home Truths

Awry look at the foibles of family life. Producers Rabeka Nurmahomed and Jackie Smith at llpm
PHONE: [number removed] email: home.truths8>bbc.co.uk


Producers: Rabeka Nurmahomed
Producers: Jackie Smith

: Excess Baggage

The adventures, frustrations and joys of travel are explored by Sandi Toksvig.
Producers Kevin Dawson and Mairi Russell


Unknown: Sandi Toksvig.
Producers: Kevin Dawson
Producers: Mairi Russell

: Unfinished Business

2/3. Norway. How unfinished business continues to shape the present, investigated by James Maw.
For 60 years, Inger Stridsklev has been beaten and spat upon and asked to deny the truth about her birth. Inger, and many like her, have been victimised because their parents were members of Norway s wartime collaborationist government. Is it possible that the most basic of human rights is still being denied them? Producer Neil George


Unknown: James Maw.
Unknown: Inger Stridsklev
Producer: Neil George

: Week in Westminster

Jackie Ashley of The Guardian discusses the week s Political events. Editor Marie Jessel


Unknown: Jackie Ashley
Editor: Marie Jessel

: From Our Own Correspondent

Insight and colour from BBC correspondents around the world, With Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant


Unknown: Kate Adie.
Producer: Tony Grant

: Money Box

Impartial advice and the latest news from the world of personal finance, presented by Paul Lewis. Producer Chris A'Court Repeated tomorrow at 9pm


Presented By: Paul Lewis.

: The Now Show

2/6. The funny side of the week's news through stand-up, Sketches and song. Repeated from yesterday

: News

: Any Questions?

Writer and broadcaster Germaine Greer and the Liberal Democrat spokesman for Wales and Northern Ireland, Lembit Opik , are guests on the panel as Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a discussion at St Dionysius Church, Market Harborough in Leicestershire. Rptd from yesterday


Unknown: Germaine Greer
Unknown: Lembit Opik
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby

: Any Answers?

Listeners' calls and emails, taken by Jonathan Dimbleby , in response to Any Questions?
PHONE: [number removed] email: any.answers@bbc.co.uk Producer Lisa Jenkinson


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: The Saturday Play: Dr Korczak's Example

Based on the true story of Janusz Korczak , bestselling children's novelist, paediatrician and social experimenter, who set up a Jewish orphanage in Warsaw and ran it as a children's democracy.
Korczak and his children are forced to move into the ghetto, stretching Korczak's pacifist ideals to the limit. But the doctor's values are threatened not only by the Nazi regime but by the arrival of a young Jewish boy who believes in fighting back. By David Greig.
Daphne Godson (violin) Producer/Director Lu Kemp


Unknown: Janusz Korczak
Unknown: David Greig.
Violin: Daphne Godson
Director: Lu Kemp
Dr Korczak: Alexander Morton
Stephanie: Vicki Liddelle
Adzio: Simon Donaldson
Cerniakow: Sandy Neilson
Stepan: Anthony Hutcheson
Priest: Matthew Zajac
Abraza: Ewan MacLeod
Tadeusz: Fergus Hitchcock
Bruno: Finn Hitchcock
Miriam: Katie Neville
Zelda: Katie Neville
Coco: Sarah-Beth Neville

: French Exchange

A celebration of 100 years of the entente cordiale between Britain and France. Miles Kington takes a light-hearted but illuminating look, from both sides of the English Channel, at the tradition of exchange visits between schoolchildren of the two countries down the generations. Producer Kathleen Griffin


Producer: Kathleen Griffin

: Weekend Woman's Hour

The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Martha Kearney. Producer June Christie EMAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk


Presented By: Martha Kearney.

: Saturday PM

News and sports headlines, presented by Carolyn Quinn. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Carolyn Quinn.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Film Programme

French actress Isabelle Huppert , who stars in the new film / V Huckabees, talks to Francine Stock.
Plus a discussion about Franco Zeffirelli 's latest film, Callas Forever, which tells the story of the last days of the legendary soprano who died in Paris in 1977 at the age Of 53. Producer Sally Spurring


Unknown: Isabelle Huppert
Unknown: Francine Stock.
Unknown: Franco Zeffirelli

: Loose Ends

Ned Sherrin presents another mix of music, comedy and conversation. Producer Cathie Mahoney


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Producer: Cathie Mahoney

: Saturday Review

The cultural highlights of the week are reviewed by Tom Sutcliffe and his guests. Producer Fiona McLean


Reviewed By: Tom Sutcliffe
Producer: Fiona McLean

: On Being Selfish

1/3. Me, Me, Me. What does it mean to be selfish? Could it, in fact, be a virtue? With philosopher
AC Grayling, Michael Rosen ponders whether jumping the queue at traffic lights or buying a Porsche with your wife's inheritance is simply selfishness or a lack of regard for the self. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Michael Rosen

: The Archive Hour: A Concert Hall in the Sky

The story of the love affair between some of the world's greatest composers and a radical new medium: radio in the 1920s and 30s. Inspired by the opportunity to break free from the confines of the concert hall, an exciting era of composition and musical arrangement for radio was born. Among the first to embrace the infinite possibilities were Benjamin Britten , Kurt Weill and Aaron Copland.
Humphrey Carpenter replays music invented for the airwaves and looks at the innovative ideas and the colourful people behind it. Producer Mohini Patel


Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Kurt Weill
Unknown: Aaron Copland.
Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Producer: Mohini Patel

: Classic Serial: Indiana

1/2. By George Sand. Indiana, a young Creole, pushed by her father into a loveless marriage with an older man, falls for handsome, frivolous Raymon. Winsome Pinnock's dramatisation marks the bicentenary of the birth of George Sand.
Director Claire Grove Repeated from Sunday


Director: Claire Grove
Narrator: Kate Buttery
Indiana: Helen Longworth
Raymon: Paul Rhys
Colonel Delmare: Philip Voss
Noun: Ndidi Del Fattl
Ralph: Paul Panting
Mme de Ramiere: Richenda Carey
Mme Carvajal: Elizabeth Bell
Lilievre: Philip Fox

: The Moral Maze

7/10. Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which Claire Fox , Ian Hargreaves , Professor Steven Rose and Michael Gove cross-examine witnesses who hold conflicting views on the moral complexities behind one Of the week's news Stories. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Claire Fox
Unknown: Ian Hargreaves
Unknown: Professor Steven Rose
Unknown: Michael Gove

: Masterteam

1/13. London take on Staffordshire in the first of the nationwide general knowledge quiz. Hosted by Peter Snow. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Peter Snow.

: Pebbles and Ripples

In their younger days, distinguished poets Douglas Dunn and Peter Porter both experienced the loss of their wives, In time, each published acclaimed collections of poems about these deaths. Surprisingly, they have never spoken together about their loss, nor about the creative force it unleashed in each of them. For the first time they share their thoughts and memories in the company of fellow poet Sean O'Brien. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Douglas Dunn
Unknown: Peter Porter
Unknown: Sean O'Brien.

: Tales from Westminster

4/5. Short stories by writers better known for their non-fictional observations on the political scene. Reshuffle of the Vanities by John Cole. "Cabinet reshuffle days were among the more entertaining of a lobby reporter's year - particularly if he or she had a sadistic streak." Read by James Bryce. Producer David Jackson Young


Unknown: John Cole.
Read By: James Bryce.
Producer: David Jackson Young

: News

: The Interview

: News

: News

: Write On

: News

: The Ticket

Arts, culture and entertainment around the globe, with a news update at 3.29

: News

: Play of the Week

The Darker Face of the Earth, by Rita Dove


Unknown: Rita Dove

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.

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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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