With John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Sean Curran and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rt Rev Tom Butler.
8.31 L W only Yesterday in Parliament
3/5. The hidden history of pain and violence that dominates the Aboriginal community of Palm Island is slowly revealed. How could the white police force maintain law and order amid the alcohol-induced aggression and despair? Chloe Hooper 's account of the aftermath of the death of an Aborigine while in police custody continues. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am
Mark Berry is a missionary working, not in a distant land, but in Telford,
Shropshire, which has one of the lowest church-attendance figures in Britain. His target audience is the 20- and 30-somethings who often describe themselves as "spiritual but not religious". Jolyon Jenkins visits Telford to find out what that actually means and how successful Berry has been in his mission. Producer Jolyon Jenkins
4/6. Coach Trip. After a coach trip to
Bridlington goes terribly wrong, Arthur decides the only way out of a sticky situation is to go native. Comedy starring Steve Delaney , with Mel Giedroyc , Alastair Kerrand David
Mounfield. Producers John Leonard and Mark Radcliffe
Magda has made a good life for herself in Hull, very different from the one she would have had in Poland. But now her brother is coming to stay and she has to try to fit her two lives together. it's not going to be easy.
Writtpn hv John Godber and Jane Thornton.
Director Mary Ward-Lowery
2/3. Portrait of an Unknown Man. Know that weird feeling when the eyes of a portrait seem to follow you around the room?
Miriam Margolyes reads this gothic tale by Elizabeth Morgan. For details see yesterday
About to become a dad for the second time,
Moorhouse has a nagging doubt he may not have got it right the first time. Through a mixture of stand-up and sketches, the comedian asks himself a big question - "am I a good dad?" With the help of John Thomson , Steve Edge and Janice Connolly. Written by Justin Moorhouse with additional material by Neil Fitzmaurice and Jim Poyser. Producer Ben Walker
3/5. He Remembers What Suits Him. Julie has moved out; she feels she has to grieve alone. Stephen tries to find some equilibrium, but he finds it hard to cope alone. Then one dav on his way to see Julie, he has a strange,
"out-of-time" experience. By Ian McEwan.
For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am
4/4. Banks and the Law. Clive Anderson invites a panel of judges, lawyers, government ministers and other experts to analyse and debate whether the public interest is sufficiently protected by the current laws and regulations controlling the behaviour of banks and other financial institutions. Are new, tougher laws needed in the current economic climate?
Producer Brian King Repeated on Saturday at 10.15pm
1/2. Andrew Keen is on a mission to uncover the new elite of the digital age. He seeks out that small group of rich and powerful people who are using their success as Silicon Valley entrepreneurs to reshape the world according to their philosophical ideals and economic interests.
Producer Anne Reevell Repeated from Sunday at 10.45pm
4/5. Happiness in a Pill? Claudia Hammond continues her history of the treatment of mental illness over the past 50 years.
Prescriptions for antidepressants have risen since the first SSRIs arrived in the 1990s.
Although they help a significant number of people, some still prefer talking therapy instead of a taking a pill. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy or CBT is seen by some as a quick-fix approach. Claudia asks if this form of therapy will really answer people's needs, or if our expectations of complete happiness are just entirely unrealistic. Producer Marya Burgess
3/10. Juliet has been commissioned to write an article exploring the benefits and pleasures of reading. She hopes to recount some of the adventures of the Guernsey Literary
Society that she has been hearing about in letters from Dawsey Adams. Meanwhile, a glamorous American publisher has arrived in London and is besieging her with flowers. By Mary Ann Shaffer. For details see Monday
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.
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.