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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Canon Ralph Godsall.

: Farming Today

Presented by Anna Hill.


Presented By: Anna Hill.

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
7.48 Thought for the DayWithDrMonaSiddiqui.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Garry Richardson.

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr and guests set the cultural agenda for the week. Producer Aiice Feinstein Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Unknown: Andrew Marr
Producer: Aiice Feinstein

: Daily Service

From St German's Church, Cardiff, with the Rev Roy Jenkins and the Welsh Chamber Singers. Director of music Avril Harding. Organist John Cheer.


Unknown: Roy Jenkins
Organist: Avril Harding.
Organist: John Cheer.

: Book of the Week: The Cook and the Gardener

1/5. The captivating chronicle of a year that the author, Amanda Hesser, spent as a cook in a chateau in Burgundy. She decides that in order to make the best of the home grown produce, she must befriend the gardener, the gruff 80-year-old Monsieur Milbert, and discover his secrets. Read by Emma Fielding. Abridger/Producer Jane Marshall Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Amanda Hesser
Unknown: Monsieur Milbert
Reader: Emma Fielding
Abridger/Producer: Jane Marshall

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.


Presented By: Jenni Murray.

: Middlemarch

By George Eliot.
11/20. The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm relehration of BBC AUDIO: The recently released Woman's Hour: a Celebration
Mothers, featuring excerpts from the programme, is available on audio cassette and CD from www.bbcshop.com and from an goou retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]


Unknown: George Eliot.

: All at Sea: Wooden Walls

2/2. In the bicentennial year of the battle of Trafalgar, how does the Royal Navy reconcile its traditions with the demands of modern warfare?
Libby Purves goes to sea on a frigate and explores the cross-currents of tradition, technology and modern management concepts.


Presenter: Libby Purves
Producer: Vanessa Harrison

: The Club of Queer Trades: The Painful Fall of a Great Reputation

2/6. While KC Basil Grant is travelling on a tramcar, accompanied by his brother Rupert and his colleague Charlie, he spies Mr Wimpole, whom he claims to be the wickedest man in England. When Charlie demands proof, Basil throws them into a frantic chase across London. G.K. Chesterton comedy crime stories, dramatised by Simon Littlefield.


Writer: G.K. Chesterton
Dramatised by: Simon Littlefield
Producer: Simon Nicholls
Basil: David Warner
Rupert: Martin Freeman
Charlie: Geoffrey McGivern
Drummond: Nicholas Farrell
Wimpole: Justin Edwards
Sir Walter: Richard Gritfiths
Muriel: Alice Lowe
Lord Beaumont: Geoffrey Whitehead

: You and Yours

Consumer issues, with Liz Barclay and John Waite.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: John Waite.

: The World at One

News and analysis, presented by Nick Clarke.


Presenter: Nick Clarke

: Round Britain Quiz

9/12. A contest of cultural knowledge and lateral thinking between teams from the South of England and the Midlands. With Nick Clarke in the chair.
Repeated on Saturday at 11pm


Chairman: Nick Clarke
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Soldiers' Loves and Soldiers Lives

Army lives and loves in 1920s Brighton, dramatised by Roy Apps from the memoirs of Sargeant Bill Jupe
Nicola Barber Producer/Director Celia de Wolff


Dramatised By: Roy Apps
Unknown: Sargeant Bill Jupe
Unknown: Nicola Barber
Bill Jupe: Sean Gallagher
Nell: Ruth Jones
Soldier 2: Samuel Collings
Trumpeter: Samuel Collings
Old Dick: Alan Leith
Sgt Major: Alan Leith
Blakey: Paul Panting
Soldier 3: Paul Panting
Johnny: Roger May
Officer: Roger May
Mary: Clare Corbett
May: Nicola Barber
Widow: Nicola Barber
Miss Pancake: Sara Markland
Tart: Sara Markland
Padre: David Collings
Sentry: David Collings
George: Alan Cox
Bert: Tom Bevan
Soldier 1: James Joyce
Soldier 4: Alex Hutchinson

: Money Box Live

Listeners' personal finance questions, answered by Paul Lewis and his guests.
PHONE: [number removed] Lines open from 1.30pm


Presenter: Paul Lewis
Producer: Jessica Dunbar

: The Casino: The Horse

1/5. Angela puts all her efforts into her homework while her mother hosts a small drinks party for her intellectual friends. A week of short stories written by Margaret Bonham, first published in 1948, read by Emma Fielding.


Author: Margaret Bonham
Reader: Emma Fielding
Producer: Elizabeth Allard

: The Energy Gap

1/5 How Big Is the Gap? The global demand for energy is growing, but the gap between consumption in the West and that in much of the rest of the world is stark Here, presenter Dan Damon challenges Sally and Paul Price and their twin teenage daughters to live on the same amount of energy used by the Trikhas, a typical Indian family who live near Delhi. Producer Doreen Walton


Presenter: Dan Damon
Presenter: Paul Price
Producer: Doreen Walton

: The Wine Programme

6/6 Oz Clarke and Andrew Jefford celebrate sauvignon blanc wines with ballerina Deborah Bull and invite listeners to join them for an interactive tasting. TEXT:[number removed] producer Paula McGinley Shortened


Unknown: Andrew Jefford
Unknown: Deborah Bull
Producer: Paula McGinley

: Four Corners

2/13. Issues that unite and divide us across the globe. With Anne Mackenzie.


Presenter: Anne MacKenzie
Producer: Amber Dawson

: News and analysis

Presented by Eddie Mair.

: Quote.... Unquote

New series 1/7. Exchanging quotations and anecdotes with Nigel Rees this week are Rachel Billington ,
Stella Duffy , Daisy Goodwin and Emma Kennedy. The reader is
William Franklyn. Producer TilushaGhelani Rptd Sunday 12.04pm BBC AUDIO: Highlights from over 21 years of Quote.... Unquote, selected and introduced by Nigel Rees , are available on audio cassette from www.bbcshop.com and from all good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]


Unknown: Nigel Rees
Unknown: Rachel Billington
Unknown: Stella Duffy
Unknown: Daisy Goodwin
Unknown: Emma Kennedy.
Unknown: William Franklyn.
Introduced By: Nigel Rees

: The Archers

Adam defends his strawberry fields.
For cast see page 44 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson presents the arts magazine. Producer Thomas Morris


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Producer: Thomas Morris

: Middlemarch

11/20. Philanthropy. Dorothea draws the wrong conclusion following a visit to the Lydgates; meanwhile, she offers financial support to the work of the hospital. By George Eliot. Dramatised by Judith Adams.
Producer/Director Gaynor Macfarlane Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: George Eliot.
Dramatised By: Judith Adams.
Director: Gaynor MacFarlane
Dorothea: Caroline Martin
Mr Casaubon: Robert Glenister
Ladislaw: Richard Dillane
Dr Lydgate: Tom Goodman-Hill
Rosamund: Katherine Igoe
Celia: Candida Benson
Mrs Dollop: Candida Benson
Sir James: Roger Allam
Vincy: Roger Allam
Mr Brooke: Karl Johnson
Raffles: Karl Johnson
Mawmsey: Hugh Dickson
Farebrother: Martin Hyder
Mrs Farebrother: Elizabeth Garvie
Caleb: Nicholas Murchie
Mrs Cadwallader: Sally Dexter
Mrs Garth: Sally Dexter
Tantripp: Laura Doddington
Mary: Laura Doddington
Bulstrode: Ron Cook
Fred: Nick Fletcher

: The Englishman Who Ran across America

In the week leading up to the London Marathon, Mark Whitaker tells the story of a man who was perhaps Britain's best distance runner. He was Peter Gavuzzi, the son of an immigrant Italian chef. In 1928 and 1929, he took part in two of the most extraordinary foot-races ever held - from one Side Of America to the other.


Presenter/Producer: Mark Whitaker

: The Music Machine

In the corner of a Parisian flat lies a silent Ondioline, one of the earliest electronic musical instruments, invented in a French morgue in the 1940s. Its owner, Christiane, was close to the inventor. Georges Jenny , and is convinced that the old stalwart of space-age pop can be resuscitated. producer Dinah Nuttall


Unknown: Georqes Jenny
Producer: Dinah Nuttall

: Wild Awakening

Every 17 years parts of north-east America are taken over by billions of cicadas that emerge from the soil to reproduce. Howard Stableford visits Cincinnati to witness this natural phenomenon and hear the Cacophony of mating calls. Producer Joanne Stevens


Producer: Joanne Stevens

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Claire Bolderson.


Unknown: Claire Bolderson.

: Book at Bedtime: Old Filth

1/10. Sir Edward Feathers (known as Old Filth - Failed In London Try Hong Kong) has enjoyed a distinguished career at the Far East Bar. But who now remembers the dark secret that has haunted him his whole life?
Martin Jarvis reads Jane Gardam's compelling new novel, abridged by Neville Teller. Producer Rosalind Ayres


Unknown: Honq Konq
Unknown: Martin Jarvis
Unknown: Jane Gardam
Unknown: Neville Teller.
Producer: Rosalind Ayres

: Home Truths

Shortened repeat from Saturday at 9am

: Today in Parliament

Today in Parliament will not be broadcast if Parliament is not sitting this week. See www.radiotimes.com for revised programme information

: News

: Book of the Week: The Cook and theGardener

1/5. By Amanda Hesser. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Amanda Hesser.

: World Today

: Analysis

: News

: News

: News

: Outlook

: Off the Shelf

Ripley's Game (7/10) Continuing the crime drama by Patricia Highsmith


Unknown: Patricia Highsmith

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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