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: World News

: Bells on Sunday

From St Giles Cripplegate, London.

: World Report

News round-up and analysis.

: News Summary

: Something Understood

Secret Lives of Individuals. Mike Wooldridge considers the idea that individuals affect the course of history more profoundly than governments, armies and public campaigns. Producer EleyMcAinsh Repeated at 11.30pm


Unknown: Mike Wooldridge

: On Your Farm

6/10. People who live the country life. Producer Fran Barnes


Producer: Fran Barnes

: Sunday

Religious news, with Jane Little. Producer Amanda Hancox


Unknown: Jane Little.
Producer: Amanda Hancox

: Radio 4 Appeal

Joanna Lumley appeals on behalf of Ataxia UK.
Donations: [address removed], marked Ataxia UK on the back of the envelope; Credit cards: Freephone [number removed]
Producer Sally Flatman Repeated at 9.26pm. and on Thursday at 3.27pm


Unknown: Joanna Lumley
Producer: Sally Flatman

: Sunday Worship

Pilgrims who recently followed in St Paul's footsteps to
Greece reunite to share Holy Communion in Bath Abbey.
Preacher the Rev Edward Mason. Director of music Timothy Rhys-Evans . Producer Clair Jaquiss


Unknown: Edward Mason.
Music: Timothy Rhys-Evans
Producer: Clair Jaquiss

: A Point of View

Repeated from Friday

: Broadcasting House

News, presented by Paddy O'Connell. Editor Peter R. ppon


Presented By: Paddy O'Connell.
Editor: Peter R.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition.

: Desert Island Discs

Sue Lawley's guest is the writer on religious matters, Karen Armstrong. Producer Leanne Buckle Repeated on Friday at 9am


Unknown: Karen Armstrong.

: Just a Minute

6/11. With Paul Merton , Graham Norton , Gyles Brandreth and Sue Perkins at the Mermaid Theatre in London. Nicholas Parsons is in the chair. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Graham Norton
Unknown: Gyles Brandreth
Unknown: Sue Perkins

: The Food Programme

Andrew Jefford savours some of the finest delicacies the food world has to offer and asks, "What price luxury? Producer Paula McGinley Repeated tomorrow at 4pm


Unknown: Andrew Jefford
Producer: Paula McGinley

: The World This Weekend

With Tim Franks. Editors Nick Sutton and Juliette Dwyer


Unknown: Tim Franks.
Editors: Nick Sutton
Editors: Juliette Dwyer

: Sunday Best: Fighting Fit

School PE - something everybody has to do but not everybody loves. Fi Glover explores the reputation of physical education, uncovering a surprising history of political interference, military muscle and moral panics about Children's health. Producer Beaty Rubens


Unknown: Fi Glover
Producer: Beaty Rubens

: Gardeners' Question Time

John Cushnie , Bob Flowerdew and Card Klein are guests of the Friends of Chipping Norton Theatre in Oxfordshire, with Eric Robson in the chair. Anne Swithinbank looks at hedgerows. Including at 2.25 Gardening Weather Forecast.
Producer Trevor Taylor
RT DIRECT: Gardeners' Question Time: Techniques and Tips for
Gardeners is available for £22.50 (RRP F25.00). Send a cheque payable to RT Direct Book Offers to [address removed], call [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than
8p per minute) or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com. Prices include p&p. UK delivery only.
Alan Titchmarsh solves your gardening problems: p26


Unknown: John Cushnie
Unknown: Bob Flowerdew
Unknown: Card Klein
Unknown: Eric Robson
Unknown: Anne Swithinbank
Producer: Trevor Taylor
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: Extreme Britain

I New series 1/5. Mike Dilger explores the extremes of the British countryside, beginning with Holme Fen , the lowest point in Britain. Producer Brett Westwood


Unknown: Mike Dilger
Unknown: Holme Fen
Producer: Brett Westwood

: Classic Serial: The Fountain Overflows

5/6. Cousin Rosamund. Rose and Mary are now professional musicians, their brother Richard Quinn is at the Front, and their cousin Rosamund is working as a nurse. The two sisters are concerned about their mother, who is growing increasingly frail. Rebecca West trilogy, dramatised by Robin Brooks. Music by David Pickvance : Producers Claire Grove and Cherry Cookson : Director Martin Jenkins Repeated on Saturday at 9pm


Unknown: Richard Quinn
Unknown: Rebecca West
Dramatised By: Robin Brooks.
Music By: David Pickvance
Producers: Claire Grove
Producers: Cherry Cookson
Director: Martin Jenkins
Rose: Emma Fielding
Mama: Stella Gonet
Mary: Sophie Roberts
Nancy: Ella Smith
Lily: Lindsey Coulson
Mr Morpurgo: Roger May
Kate/Miss Beevor: Liza Sadovy
Oueenie: Carolyn Pickles
Rosamund: Ayesha Antoine
Ramponetti: Jonathan Keeble
Nestor: Geoffrey Beevers
Catterock: Delroy Brown
Oswald: John Cummins
Doctor/Mr Bates: Crawford Logan

: Open Book

Bestselling novelist Scott Turow , famous for legal thrillers, talks to Mariella Frostrup about his new novel Ordinary Heroes, set in the Second World War. Producer Nicola Holloway Repeated on Thursday at 4pm


Unknown: Scott Turow
Unknown: Mariella Frostrup
Producer: Nicola Holloway

: Poetry Please

7/8. Relaxing and invigorating verse, selected by Roger McGough. Including works by Eilean Ni'Chuilleanain,
Michael Longley, Jon Stallworthy, Sylvia Plath and others. Read by John Mackay , Fiona Shaw and Catherine Harvey. Producer Frances Byrnes Repeated on Saturday at 11.30pm
BBC AUDIO: A special edition celebrating 25 years of Poetry Please is available on CD from all good retail outlets or from www.bbcshop.com. Call [number removed]


Unknown: Roger McGough.
Read By: John MacKay

: File on 4

2/9. The public are supposed to be protected from dangerous criminals released from prison. But recent cases of brutal murder reveal serious flaws in the system. Gerry Northam reports. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Gerry Northam

: Profile

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Pick of the Week

Ernie Rea presents his selection of excerpts from BBC radio Over the past seven days. Producer Torquil MacLeod
PHONE: [number removed] (calls from land lines cost no more than 8p per minute) Fax: [number removed] email: potw@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Ernie Rea
Producer: Torquil MacLeod

: The Archers

David prepares for an invasion.
For cast see page 34 Repeated tomorrow at 2pm Soap & Flannel: page 33

: Go 4 It

Barney Harwood interviews some British children who have recently visited the countries their families originally came from, including Morocco, Bulgaria and West India.
Plus, the fourth part of Fiddlesticks by Alan Fraser , read by Jonathan Howard. Producers Rebecca Armstrong and Abi Awojobi


Unknown: Barney Harwood
Unknown: Alan Fraser
Read By: Jonathan Howard.
Producers: Rebecca Armstrong
Producers: Abi Awojobi

: Arthur's Seat

As well as being one of the greatest writers of the 20th century, Arthur Miller was also an accomplished woodworker. A decade ago, as he put the finishing touches to a bench he was building for the back porch of his Connecticut home, Arthur Miller reflected on his lifelong love of wood, and the connection between carpentry and writing. Producer Julian May (Revised repeat)


Unknown: Arthur Miller
Unknown: Arthur Miller

: Feedback

Repeated from Friday

: More Fabulous Flops

2/4. Celebrating the best and worst of musical theatre.
Nichola McAuliffe spills the beans on Murderous Instincts, and Henry VIII 's wives sing before they lose their heads in Rex. All this and a smattering of vampires. Producer Elizabeth Freestone


Unknown: Nichola McAuliffe
Unknown: Henry Viii
Producer: Elizabeth Freestone

: Money BOX

Repeated from yesterday at 12.04pm

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from 7.55am

: In Business

6/8. Peter Day examines trends and developments in industry and the world of work. Repeated from Thursday

: The Westminster Hour

Andrew Rawnsley previews the week's political events.
10.45 The Party's Over
2/3. The series on short-lived political parties continues with a look at Vanguard in Northern Ireland during the 1970s. Shaun Ley tells the story with contributions from former Vanguard member, David Trimble.
Editor Terry Dignan The Party's Over repeated on Wednesday at 8.45pm


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Unknown: Shaun Ley
Unknown: David Trimble.
Editor: Terry Dignan

: A Good Read

10/10. Jon Snow and Sir Christopher Frayling tell
Sue MacGregor about the books they love. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Jon Snow
Unknown: Sir Christopher Frayling
Unknown: Sue MacGregor

: Something Understood

Repeated from 6.05am

: News

: With Great Pleasure

5/5. Former Labour MP for Bethnal Green and Bow Oona King presents a selection of writing that has influenced her life and thinking, including Alan Clarke 's diaries, Vanity Fair and Arthur Miller 's autobiography. Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Alan Clarke
Unknown: Arthur Miller

: World Today

: News

: The Interview

: News

: Heritage

The Hejaz Railway (4/4)

: World Today

: News

: Off the Shelf

Istanbul. Personal memoir of the city by Turkish writer Orhan Pamuk , read by Michael Maloney


Unknown: Orhan Pamuk
Read By: Michael Maloney

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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.

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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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