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: World Briefing Radio 4


: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Ruth Scott.


Unknown: Ruth Scott.

: Romer's Roamings

2/3. Repeated from Sunday See repeat at 7.45pm for details

: News Briefing

: Papers

: Sports Desk

: Open Country

Exploring rural life across the UK.
Producer Sarah Falkingham Extended at 1.30pm


Producer: Sarah Falkingham

: Farming Today This Week

Presented by Miriam O'Reilly. Producer Sarah Falkingham


Presented By: Miriam O'Reilly.
Producer: Sarah Falkingham

: Today

With James Naughtie and Edward Stourton.
7.25 and 8.25 Sports News With Steve May.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rt Rev William Ind.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Edward Stourton.

: Home Truths

David Stafford takes a wry look at the foibles of family me. Producer Karen Pirie Repeated on Monday at 11pm
PHONE: [number removed]1234 email: home.truths@bbc.co.uk Waterproof wind-up radio: page 133


Unknown: David Stafford
Producer: Karen Pirie

: Excess Baggage .

The adventures, frustrations and joys of travel explored by Sandi Toksvig. Producer Kevin Dawson


Unknown: Sandi Toksvig.
Producer: Kevin Dawson

: For One Night Only

3/3. The Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli Concert at the London Palladium. On 8 November 1964, the incomparable Judy Garland proudly introduced her
17-year-old daughter, Liza Minnelli , to more than 2,000 rapturous fans. They'd appeared on TV together before, but this was their first joint stage concert, and it was a sensation. Paul Gambaccini listens to the album and goes backstage at the Palladium to re-live the night with fans, musicians and crew. Producer Marya Burgess


Unknown: Judy Garland
Unknown: Liza Minnelli
Unknown: Judy Garland
Unknown: Liza Minnelli
Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Producer: Marya Burgess

: One-Day CricketThe C&G Trophy Semi-Finals

L W only
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Edgbaston, and Hampsnire v Yorkshire at the Rose Bowl, Southampton. With commentary and reports on both games from Jonathan Agnew , Simon Mann and Jonny Saunders.
Producer Peter Baxter *approximate time


Unknown: Jonathan Agnew
Unknown: Simon Mann
Unknown: Jonny Saunders.
Producer: Peter Baxter

: Talking Politics

4/11. Political discussion, with Dennis Sewell. Producer Paul Vickers


Unknown: Dennis Sewell.
Producer: Paul Vickers

: From Our Own Correspondent

The BBC's foreign correspondents look at the stories in their regions. Presented by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant RT DIRECT: The book From Our Own Correspondent, edited by Tony Grant , is available for E15.99 (£16.99) including p&p. Call [number removed]042 (national rate)


Presented By: Kate Adie.
Producer: Tony Grant
Edited By: Tony Grant

: Inside Money

5/6. Financial issues that get listeners hot under the collar. Little Treasure. Since April 2005, the Government has sent out more than 1.7 million Child Trust Fund vouchers. But so far, fewer than a third have been used to open an account. With more than 70 different child trust funds on offer, parents face a daunting choice. Listener Janet Gillis joins presenter Lesley Curwen to find the right investment tor her Children. Producer Jennifer Clarke Repeated on Monday at 3pm


Unknown: Janet Gillis
Presenter: Lesley Curwen
Producer: Jennifer Clarke

: Dead Ringers

1/2. Another chance to hear an Edinburgh Festival special from 2002. With Jan Ravens , Jon Culshaw , Kevin Connolly , Mark Perry and Phil Cornwell. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jan Ravens
Unknown: Jon Culshaw
Unknown: Kevin Connolly
Unknown: Mark Perry
Unknown: Phil Cornwell.

: News

: Straw Poll

4/6. Debate on issues of perennial interest, chaired by Nick Clarke in front of a specially invited audience. Listeners can vote on the motion: "Best medical practice must include complementary treatments". From Nuffield Theatre, University of Southampton. Repeated from yesterday To vote YES dial [number removed]0311 To vote NO dial [number removed]0322 Calls cost lOp Lines are open until 2.20pm


Unknown: Nick Clarke

: Straw Poll Talkback

Nick Clarke takes your calls on the issues raised in this week's edition of Straw Poll. Producer Nick Utechin PHONE: [number removed]0444 email: strawpoll@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Nick Clarke
Producer: Nick Utechin

: The Saturday Play: That Uncertain Feeling

J This satire on life and culture in a Welsh seaside town in the 1950s presents a portrait of married life that is as sharp and funny today as it was when it was written. By Kingsley Amis. Dramatised by Tracy Spottiswoode. Other parts olaved bv members of the cast Producer/Director Gilly Adams


Dramatised By: Tracy Spottiswoode.
Director: Gilly Adams
John: Jonathan Floyd
Elizabeth: Sara McGaughey
Jean: Lynne Seymour
Mrs Davies: Manon Edwards
Vernon: Steffan Rhodri
Gareth: Russell Gomer
leuan: Iwan Tudor
Ken: Giles Thomas
Bill: Richard Nichols
Mrs Edwards: Slrlol Jenkins

: Le Tops des Pops

French pop has officially become cool, worldly-wise and full of secret delights. French expat Muriel Zagha goes back to her roots to sample the great vintages of contemporary French music, listening to the different voices of French pop and exploring the culture and attitudes that shaped them. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Muriel Zagha

: Weekend Woman's Hour

The best of the week on Woman's Hour, presented by Martha Kearney. Producer Vibeke Venema ; Editor Jill Burridge EMAIL: womanshourtSbbc.co.uk BBC AUDIO: The recently released Woman's Hour: a Celebration of Mothers featuring excerpts from the programme, is available on audio cassette and CD from www.bbcshop.com and from all good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]


Presented By: Martha Kearney.
Producer: Vibeke Venema
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Saturday PM

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


Presented By: Carolyn Ouinn.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Film Programme

Chris Tookey and guests discuss the latest film and DVD releases. Producer Sally Spurring


Unknown: Chris Tookey

: Loose Ends until 6.30pm

Ned Sherrin talks to South African actor Sello Maake Ka-Ncube about his role in Who Killed Mr Drum ?. producers Simon Clancy and Cathie Mahoney


Talks: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Sello Maake
Unknown: Mr Drum
Producers: Simon Clancy
Producers: Cathie Mahoney

: Saturday Review

Highlights of the Edinburgh Festival with Tom Sutcliffe and guests Susannah Clapp , Tom Morris and Louise Welsh , including Peter Stein 's production of David Harrower 's new play Blackbird; Bill Bailey and Alan Davies in The Odd Couple, and a retrospective of the work of the photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson . Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Unknown: Susannah Clapp
Unknown: Tom Morris
Unknown: Louise Welsh
Unknown: Peter Stein
Unknown: David Harrower
Unknown: Bill Bailey
Unknown: Alan Davies
Unknown: Henri Cartier-Bresson
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Romer's Roamings

2/3. Broadcaster and Egyptologist John Romer first went to Egypt in the 1960s and worked with archaeologists from many different nations. But whose version of ancient Egyptian history is closest to the way it really was? Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: John Romer

: The Archive Hour: Northern Edition

Fleet Street gave the British press its name around the world, but there once was another place, every bit as vital to the national newspaper industry. Barely a hundred years ago. Manchester was, as a press centre, little more than a provincial backwater. Within 30 years it was producing a third of all the newspapers bought in Britain. Simon Hoggart explores how Manchester helped make the newspaper industry truly national. Producer ceciie Wright

: Classic Serial: Oblomov

2/2. Gentle, intelligent Oblomov is a tragicomic hero for a couch-potato generation. During a summer in the country he falls in love with Olga. Back in St Petersburg, Olga's patience is put to the test. Written by Ivan Goncharov , dramatised by Stephen Wyatt.
Producer/Director Claire Grove Repeated from Sunday


Written By: Ivan Goncharov
Dramatised By: Stephen Wyatt.
Oblomov: Toby Jones
Zahar: Trevor Peacock
Olga: Claire Skinner
Tarantyev: Gerard McDermott
Stoltz: Nicholas Boulton
Aqafya: Fiona Clarke
Nicolai: Harry Myers

: The Commission

3/8. Adversarial Politics. Nick Ross asks if low voter-turnout indicates that adversarial politics is now a turn-off. With Geldof and Bono championing causes, has politics gone pop? Or is pop giving people a voice that politics does not? Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Nick Ross

: Brain of Britain 2005

2/17. Four contestants from London compete in the first round of the nationwide general knowledge contest. Robert Robinson is in the chair. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Robert Robinson

: Engineers' Corner

Ian McMillan asks why there isn't an engineers' corner in Westminster Abbey and seeks out those poets who have turned to engineering and technology for their inspiration. Are poets and engineers, in effect, in the same business? Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Ian McMillan

: OHOT - Own Hair, Own Teeth

4/4. Flight to Verona. Dora prepares to play the lead in an oldie version of Romeo and Juliet. By Elizabeth Berridge , read by Rosemary Leach. A series of stories about romantic encounters and love among 60-somethings. Producer Emma Harding


Unknown: Elizabeth Berridge
Read By: Rosemary Leach.
Producer: Emma Harding

: News

: Write On

: News

: The Ticket

: News; Play of the Week

Bombay Talkie By Mahesh Dattani.
A comedy with music celebrating the power and universal reach of Bollywood films, seen through the eyes of a young woman on a journey of self-discovery


Unknown: Mahesh Dattani.

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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