5/5. Tim's mother uses her newly acquired false teeth to entertain her grandchildren. While lying on the floor, Tim's father has a religious experience. By Tim Jeal, read by Tim Pigott-Smith . For detailssee Monday Repeated at 12.30am
A tribute to the Ernie machine, which inhabits a crumbling old theatre in Blackpool, Lancashire, drawing the weekly winning premium bond numbers with the same basic, white-hot technology it has used since the 1950s. The programme explores the strangely personal relationship between the machine and generations of modestly gambling Britons, and sheds light on the untold story of its fantastic design and those people who have tended and cared for it over the years. With Tom Standage. Producer Emily Williams
2/6. After another unexpected death, the college dons find themselves facing an internal election, and a financial crisis looms large. Comedy drama by Mark Tavener , set in a small Cambridge college, starring Geoffrey Palmer and Samuel West.
Producer Dawn Ellis
Consumer issues, with Winifred Robinson and Liz Barclay. Including today a look at the pros and cons Of joint house ownership. Series editor Andrew Smith PHONE: [number removed] email: firstname.lastname@example.org.UK
In 1970 three close friends at a girls' school - Miranda, Jenny and Sarah - are working together towards
- their examinations. They meet in the old Wendy house in Jenny's garden, revising and reading to one another from Chairman Mao's Little Red Book, imagining they are Communists plotting the overthrow of the grown-ups, On her 50th birthday in 2005, Miranda has to disinter painful memories of something that happened then to end the innocence of her childhood. By Tessa Hadley.
Producer/Director Tim Dee
: New series 1/5. Sheffield. Clare Balding walks with a sense of purpose as she explores some of the many
- reasons why people walk. Today she joins a group ot refugees and asylum seekers in Sheffield as they improve their English and discover more about their new homeland while walking with local residents through the city's many green spaces. Producer Lucy Lunt
5/9 The programme that cross-examines the law and the legal system continues to unpick the complex world of international law and analyse the week's legal stones. Presented by Clive Coleman. Producer Jim Frank
8/10. The finest topical comedy panel game known to radio. Presided over by Simon Hoggart.
Producer Katie Tyrrell Repeated tomorrow at 12.30pm
BBC AUDIO: A third selection from recent series of The News Quiz is available on audio cassette and CD from www.bbcshop.com and all good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]
The writer Bea Campbell is a panellist in this week's discussion, which comes from St Anne's Church,
Newcastle, where the audience puts questions on issues of the week. Jonathan Dimbleby is in the chair. producer Anne Peacock Repeated tomorrow at 1.10pm
Just before he was executed for the Oklahoma bombing, Timothy McVeigh was in correspondence with writer and iconoclast Gore Vidal. In this play, novelist Edmund White imagines what would have happened had they ever met face to face in Terre Haute prison. Starring Ian McKellen.
With Stuart Milligan
Producer Marilyn Imrie ; Director Maria Aitken
5/10. As Juliet Judd prepares to return to England after two years in an American prison, her father Charles is busy laying a ghost from the past. By Justin Cartwright and read by Nigel Anthony. For further details see Monday
6/10. Comedian and writer Arabella Weir , the novelist Louise Welsh and the critic Toby Young join
Matthew Parris to write and talk about the dangers of being "too Clever by half". Producer Isobel Eaton
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.
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.