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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg.


Unknown: Jonathan Wittenberg.

: Fungi - the Fifth Kingdom

5/5. Mycologists reveal the impact fungi have had on the planet and how, to some extent, humanity's continued survival depends on that of fungi. Producer Sheena Duncan


Producer: Sheena Duncan

: Open Country

Elinor Goodman finds that there's more to West Sussex than stately homes when she visits Markwell's Wood, Horndean and the surrounding areas, where the next great oil rush may be about to break.
Producer Helen Lennard Repeated on Thursday at 1.30pm


Unknown: Elinor Goodman
Producer: Helen Lennard

: Farming Today This Week

Charlotte Smith reports on issues of the week for the countryside and the food it produces. Producer Alasdair Cross


Unknown: Charlotte Smith
Producer: Alasdair Cross

: Today

With John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
7.25,8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday In Parliament
7.48 Thought for the Day With Catherine Pepinster.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Catherine Pepinster.

: Saturday Live

Actor and TV presenter Matthew Kelly joins presenter Katie Derham. The poet is Matt Harvey. Producer Simon Clancy


Presenter: Matthew Kelly
Presenter: Katie Derham.
Unknown: Matt Harvey.
Producer: Simon Clancy

: Excess Baggage

John McCarthy presents more stories of the joys, adventures and frustrations of travel. Producer Chris Wilson


Unknown: John McCarthy
Producer: Chris Wilson

: Let Me Entertain You

3/4. In his strange history of popular entertainment, John Sessions reaches the Restoration and the development of new strands of entertainment, including prize fighting. He also explores the importance of broadsheet ballads that introduced nationally popular tunes and songs. Producer Tom Alban


Producer: Tom Alban

: Beyond Westminster

10/11. Andrew Rawnsley presents the programme that examines politics outside Parliament. Producer Simon Coates


Unknown: Andrew Rawnsley
Producer: Simon Coates

: From Our Own Correspondent

A lively collection of dispatches from the BBC's foreign correspondents, who report on stories in their regions. Presented by KateAdie. Producer Tony Grant
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Producer: Tony Grant

: Money Box

Paul Lewis presents the latest news from the world of personal finance.
Editor Stephen Chilcott Repeated tomorrow at 9pm


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Editor: Stephen Chilcott

: The News Quiz

1/9. Sandi Toksvig hosts the veteran comedy panel game, guaranteed to make mincemeat out of the news. This week's guests are Andy Hamilton , Francis Wheen and Jeremy Hardy. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Sandi Toksvig
Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Francis Wheen
Unknown: Jeremy Hardy.

: News

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the topical debate from Reigate, Surrey, where the panel includes the Liberal Democrat Home Affairs spokesman Chris Huhne. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: Chris Huhne.

: Any Answers?

Jonathan Dimbleby takes listeners' calls and emails in response to Any Questions. Producer Lisa Jenkinson
PHONE: [number removed] Lines open from 12.30pm email: any.answers@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Lisa Jenkinson

: The Saturday Play: Dr Freud Will See You Now Mr Hitler

At the age of six Adolf Hitler suffered from recurring nightmares. The village doctor recommended a child psychiatrist in Vienna - the young Sigmund Freud. But Hitler's brutal father would not hear of it. Writers
Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran wonder whether history would have been different had these 20th-century titans actually met.
Director Peter Kavanagh


Unknown: Adolf Hitler
Unknown: Sigmund Freud.
Unknown: Maurice Gran
Director: Peter Kavanagh
Adolf Hitler: Toby Jones
Sigmund Freud: Alan Corduner
Anna Freud: Sophie Winkleman
Martha: Christine Kavanagh
Otto Rank: John Dougail
Otto Rank: John Dougail
Alois: Sam Dale
Yung: Sam Dale
Klara: Jasmine Callan
Major Beck: Mark Straker
Soldier: Anthony Glennon

: Soul Music

1/4. Swan Lake. The story behind
Tchaikovsky's famous ballet based on a children's play he wrote for his nephews and nieces. The programme explores the impact it has had on those who hear it and those Who dance it. Repeated from Tuesday

: Weekend Woman's Hour

Jane Garvey presents highlights of the weekday Woman's Hour programmes.
Editor Jill Burridge EMAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk
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Unknown: Jane Garvey
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Saturday PM

National and international news and comment. Presented by Ritula Shah.


Presented By: Ritula Shah.


9/9. Eddie Mair presents the programme whose content is dictated by listeners through its website and email. Editor Rupert Allman www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/ipm; email: ipm@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Editor: Rupert Allman

: Loose Ends

Another eclectic mix of conversation, comedy and music, presented by Clive Anderson. Producer Cathie Mahoney


Presented By: Clive Anderson.
Producer: Cathie Mahoney

: Profile

Friends, family and colleagues provide an insight into the personality of one of the week's headline-makers.
Editor Maria Balinska Repeated tomorrow at 5.40pm


Editor: Maria Balinska

: Saturday Review

Tom Sutcliffe and guests review the week's cultural highlights. Producer Philippa Ritchie


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: The Archive Hour: Julian Bagglnl'sSound Philosophy

Julian Baggini is a philosopher who thinks about sound. In this personal journey through the archives he explores how some of the sounds that have made an impact on his life illustrate the way people's relationship to the past and present is changing. Producer Tim Dee


Unknown: Julian Baggini
Producer: Tim Dee

: Classic Serial: The Worst JourneyIn the World

1/2. "The cleanest and most isolated way of having a bad time" was how Apsley Cherry-Garrard described his polar travels as the youngest member of Captain Scott's ill-fated team. His gripping account of the expedition is dramatised by Stef Penney into a study of the psychology of failure.
Music by Will Gregory of Goldfrapp Repeated from Sunday


Dramatised By: Stef Penney
Music By: Will Gregory
Apsley Cherry-Garrard: Matt Green
Capt Robert Falcon Scott: John McAndrew
Dr Atch Atkinson: Carl Prekopp
Capt Titus Oates: Mark Meadows
Lieutenant Birdie Bowers: Peter Callaghan
Charles Silas Wright: Simon Lee Phillips
Dr Edward Bill Wilson: Richard Mitchley
Edward Teddy: Jack Reynolds
PO Tom Crean: Jack Reynolds
Taff Evans: Huw Davies

: The Moral Maze

4/7. Michael Buerk is joined by Melanie Phillips , Michael Portillo , Clifford Longley and Kenan Malik to examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Melanie Phillips
Unknown: Michael Portillo
Unknown: Clifford Longley
Unknown: Kenan Malik

: Top Brain

Robert Robinson chairs the prestigious champion of champions quiz. A new series of Brain of Britain begins on Monday at 1.30pm. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Robert Robinson

: Poetry Please

2/7. Roger McGough marks the 50th anniversary of the death of poet Robert W
Service, who wrote about the hardships and drama of the Yukon Gold Rush in such verse as The Shooting of Dan McGrew , read here by Jimmy Yuill. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Roger McGough
Unknown: Dan McGrew
Unknown: Jimmy Yuill.

: More Tales fromWestminster

3/5. An Honourable House. "Karl wanted to be the next Tony Blair. One slight problem.
Getting a seat." Stella Forge reads this story by prospective parliamentary candidate
Louise Bagshawe. Producer David Jackson Young


Unknown: Tony Blair.
Unknown: Louise Bagshawe.
Producer: David Jackson Young

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.

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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