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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rt Rev David Chillingworth.


Unknown: David Chillingworth.

: Farming Today

Presented by Anna Hill. Producer Fran Barnes


Presented By: Anna Hill.
Producer: Fran Barnes

: Today

With Evan Davis and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Robert Orchard and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day
Presented by Dom Antony Sutch.
8.31 Yesterday In Parliament


Unknown: Evan Davis
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: David Wilby.
Presented By: Dom Antony Sutch.

: In Our Time

Melvyn Bragg and his guests Miri Rubin and Paul Binski discuss how the Black Death affected every aspect of medieval life.
Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Presenter: Melvyn Bragg
Guest: Miri Rubin
Guest: Paul Binski
Producer: James Cook

: Book of the Week: Speakingfor Myself

4/5. Cherie Blair continues to read from her memoirs. Leadership, an election and the morning after. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Cherie Blair

: Daily Service

Led by Canon Noel Vincent. This Is My Body, Broken for You (Owens). 1 Corinthians 11, vv 23-26. Ave Verum Corpus (Byrd). Alleluya, Sing to Jesus (Hyfrydol).


Unknown: Canon Noel Vincent.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.
10.45 Sister Agnes Investigates 4/5 The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Presented By: Jenni Murray.

: From Our Own Correspondent

3/9. Reports from the BBC's foreign correspondents, who offer colour and detail behind the headlines. Producer Tony Grant


Producer: Tony Grant

: A Taste of Honey

Screenwriter Kay Mellor explores the legacy of Shelagh Delaney 's iconic play A Taste of Honey, 50 years after it first shocked and enthralled audiences in 1958. The programme reveals how, with its distinctive Northern voice, the play brought uncomfortable social taboos and working-class realities onto the London stage as never before. Through interviews with the original cast and archive material, it casts new light on the play's importance for British theatre and for society itself. Producer Gail Champion


Unknown: Kay Mellor
Unknown: Shelagh Delaney

: You and Yours

With Liz Barclay and Winifred Robinson.
Veteran motor-racing commentator Murray Walker describes what effect 50 years at the side of the track has had on his hearing.


Unknown: Liz Barclay
Unknown: Winifred Robinson.
Commentator: Murray Walker

: The World at One

With Martha Kearney.


Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: Open Country

Repeated from Saturday at 6.07am

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: An Unchoreographed World

Frances Byrnes's play explores a formative event in the life of the young Margot Fonteyn. In 1940 the dancer found herself trapped in Holland during the German invasion with her lover - the composer Constant Lambert - and the fledgeling Sadler's Wells Ballet.


Writer: Frances Byrnes
Producer/director: Mark Smalley
Margot Fonteyn: Sophie Jerrold
Constant Lambert: Richard McCabe
Ninette de Valois: Kate Littlewood
Robert Helpmann: Oliver Millingham
Chorus played by: Ben Ashton
Chorus played by: Maria Askew
Chorus played by: Ffion Jolly
Chorus played by: Anne-Marie Piazza

: Questions, Questions

Stewart Henderson presents the problem-solving programme. Producer SarahCuddon
PHONE: [number removed] (calls from landlines cost no more than 8p per minute): email: [address removed]


Unknown: Stewart Henderson

: Radio 4 Appeal

Rptd from Sun at 9.26pm

: Anger

4/5. Charlie Falconer - Seeing Red. Lord
Falconer, the last Lord Chancellor, offers an insight into how anger impacts on politics - when it can be an effective tool and when it can prove to be disastrous. For details see Monday


Unknown: Charlie Falconer

: Joan Armatrading's Favourite Choirs

4/5. Scunthorpe Co-op Junior Choir
Joan Armatrading meets the members of the Scunthorpe Co-operative Junior Choir as they prepare for the Choir of the Year contest. With guest Howard Goodall. Producer Susan Marling


Unknown: Joan Armatrading
Unknown: Junior Choir
Unknown: Howard Goodall.
Producer: Susan Marling

: Open Book

Repeated from Sunday at 4pm

: The Material World

Conventional methods to detect fingerprints use techniques that pick up the residue from sebaceous fluids exuded from the finger tip. But strong heat can destroy that evidence.
Quentin Cooper finds out about an ingenious new technique that can detect "invisible" fingerprints. Producer Pamela Rutherford


Unknown: Quentin Cooper
Producer: Pamela Rutherford

: 1968: Day-by-Day

Violence erupts between Nationalists and Communistsin France. For details see Saturday

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair.

: Heresy

2/6. Panellists Caitlin Moran, Jo Caulfield and Pete Bradshaw think the unthinkable, questioning received wisdom such as "Daniel Day-Lewis is a better actor than Christopher Biggins". Hosted by Victoria Coren.


Presenter: Victoria Coren
Panellist: Caitlin Moran
Panellist: Jo Caulfield
Panellist: Pete Bradshaw
Producer: Alison Vernon-Smith

: The Archers

Grange Farm goes under examination. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

With Kirsty Lang , including news of the winner of the Art Fund Prize for Museums and Galleries, and an interview with Australian novelist Tim Winton. Producer NickiPaxman


Unknown: Kirsty Lang
Unknown: Tim Winton.

: Sister Agnes Investigates

4/5. By Alison Joseph. Sister Agnes's investigations take her to Derbyshire, where the murder was committed 11 years earlier.
For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Alison Joseph.

: It's My Story: The Man Whose Mind Exploded

Drako Oho Zarhazar has modelled for Salvador Dali , been filmed by Andy Warhol and danced at the London
Palladium. He's also been in two comas, had two nervous breakdowns and made two suicide attempts. These, along with some wild times with Keith Richards , have left him with almost no short- to mid-term memory. He has had to fill his Brighton flat with bits of paper to remind him who he is and what has happened to him. Toby Amies tries to build a relationship with a man whose mind has splintered onto the walls around him. Producer Sara-Jane Hall


Unknown: Drako Oho Zarhazar
Unknown: Salvador Dali
Unknown: Andy Warhol
Unknown: Keith Richards
Unknown: Toby Amies

: In Business

4/9. What's in Store? Shopping is what we were born to do, says one top British retailing expert. Peter Day asks what happens to shops and malls in the era of internet commerce.
Producer Sandra Kanthal Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm

: Costing the Earth

4/6. Tom Heap meets a self-confessed gadget addict to find out if attitudes towards electronic technology, which is draining power at an unprecedented rate, can be changed. Producer Martin Poyntz-Roberts Repeated tomorrow at 3pm


Producer: Martin Poyntz-Roberts

: In Our Time

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

Presented by Robin Lustig.


Presented By: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The Behaviourof Moths

9/10. By Poppy Adams. Vivien decides to confront Ginny with the painful truth about the past. For details see Monday


Unknown: Poppy Adams.

: Nebulous: The Past Must Be Destroyed!

By Graham Duff.
2/6. Nebulous returns to his old university where he discovers several learned lecturers have disappeared under mysterious circumstances. With guest star Julia Davis.
RT Direct: To order Nebulous CD for £14.99 (RRP £15.99) incl p&p. call [number removed] (landline calls cost no more than 8p per minute), quoting RTD23, or visit [web address removed] and enter code RTD236 at the checkout.


Writer: Graham Duff
Producer: Ted Dowd
Director: Nicholas Briggs
Professor Nebulous: Mark Gatiss
Rory: Graham Duff
Paula: Rosie Cavaliero
Sir Ronald: Graham Crowden
Harry: Paul Putner
Gemini: Julia Dalkin
Clown Father: Matt Wolf
Dean: Julia Davis

: Today In Parliament

Presented by Robert Orchard.


Presented By: Robert Orchard.

: News

: Book of the Week:Speaking for Myself

4/5. Cherie Blair 's memoirs. Rptdfrom9.45am


Unknown: Cherie Blair

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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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