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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Sharon Grenham-Toze .


Unknown: Sharon Grenham-Toze

: Farming Today

Presented by Anna Hill. Producer Anne Marie Bullock


Presented By: Anna Hill.
Producer: Anne Marie Bullock

: Today

With Evan Davis and James Naughtie.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Joel Edwards.


Unknown: Evan Davis
Unknown: James Naughtie.
Unknown: Joel Edwards.

: Start the Week

Foreign Office minister Mark Malloch Brown, American political strategist Stan Greenberg and playwright Mark Ravenhill join Andrew Marr to set the week's cultural agenda. Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Guest: Mark Malloch Brown
Guest: Stan Greenberg
Guest: Mark Ravenhill
Presenter: Andrew Marr
Producer: Elaine Lester

: Daily Service

Led by the Rev Stephen Shipley. The Spacious
Firmament on High (Addison's). Genesis 22, W15-19. The Heavens Are Telling (Haydn). Praise My Soul, the King of Heaven (Goss).


Unknown: Stephen Shipley.

: Book of the Week:The Settler's Cookbook

1/5. Yasmin Alibhai-Brown reads her memoir of her Ugandan childhood and move to Britain in the 1970s, featuring historical detail and mouth-watering recipes. In the first instalment she reflects on her time in Africa through the meals and recipes that marked her life. Abridged by Viv Beeby. Additional readings by Sudha Bhuchar. Producer Justine Willett Repeated at 12.3Uam RT DIRECT: The Settler's Cookbook is available for £18.00 (RRP E20 00) inc p&p. Call [number removed] (national rate) quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Unknown: Yasmin Alibhai-Brown
Abridged By: Viv Beeby.
Unknown: Sudha Bhuchar.
Producer: Justine Willett

: Woman's Hour

With Jane Garvey.
10.45 Writing the Century 1/5 The Woman's Hour drama. For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm


Unknown: Jane Garvey.

: Walls and Peace

As Northern Ireland's "peace walls" have been separating neighbours for 40 years,
Gerry Anderson asks whether or not the time is right for them finally to come down. Producer Rachel Hooper


Unknown: Gerry Anderson
Producer: Rachel Hooper

: The Yellowplush Papers

5/5. My Debut in Society. Charles is suddenly a very rich man. He leaves service, embarks on a life of opera, society dinners and balls. And goes a little mad. Comedy by WM Thackeray , dramatised by Stephen Wyatt.


Comedy By: Wm Thackeray
Dramatised By: Stephen Wyatt.
Charles: Adam Buxton
Mary Ann: Annabelle Dowler
James: Gunnar Cauthery
Angelina: Janice Acquah
Director: Jessica Dromgoole
Bareaches: Stephen Critchlow
Silvertop: Inam Mirza
Gazette/Dancing master: Paul Rider

: You and Yours

Consumer affairs with Julian Worncker.


Unknown: Julian Worncker.

: The World at One

With Shaun Ley.


Unknown: Shaun Ley.

: Counterpoint

New series 1/13. The first heat of a new series of the eclectic music quiz, with contestants from the south of England. Paul Gambaccini is in the chair. Producer Paul Bajoria


Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: Test Match Special

West Indies v England
Commentary on the fourth day of the Fifth Test. For commentators, analysts and details see Saturday - approximate times Commentary also on 5 Live Sports Extra from 1.45pm

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Cry Babies

Angela and Barty are busy people who want a child but don't have the time to look after it. Their solution is a genetically enhanced daughter, Joy, birthed by a surrogate mother and reared to adulthood in a cryogenic chamber.
By Kim Newman.
Part of the cross-channel BBC Radio science-fiction season.
Producer/Director Neil Gardner


Writer: Kim Newman
Director: Neil Gardner
Dr Rossiter: Alex Jennings
Angela: Natasha Little
Barty: Rupert Degas
Joy: Sia Berkeley
Roger: Colin Morgan
Sleeplearn machine: Sarah Douglas
Aruna: Emma Darwall-Smith
Jeff: Sam Alexander
Daisy: Kirsty Stuart
Ari: Rob Kendrick
Nurse Marketa/Girl: Emma Handy

: Archive on 4:A Tibetan Odyssey - 50 Years in Exile

Shortened repeat from Saturday at 8pm

: Wildlife and the Marine Bill

1/5. Kelvin Boot explores how British coastal wildlife could benefit from the Marine and Coastal Access Bill, which is expected to become law in England later this year. Producer Brett Westwood


Unknown: Kelvin Boot
Producer: Brett Westwood

: The Food Programme

Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm

: Click On

New series 1/6. Exploring the week's news stories in the world of IT. As YouTube continues to cost more money than it makes, Simon Cox asks if Google regrets paying £1 billion for the company. He also learns about composing music for a best-selling video game. Producer Monise Durrani


Unknown: Simon Cox
Producer: Monise Durrani

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair.


Presented By: Eddie Mair.

: Just a Minute

11/12. Paul Merton , Sheila Hancock , Clement Freud and David Mitchell try not to hesitate, deviate or repeat themselves when speaking for 60 seconds on a topic given to them by chairman Nicholas Parsons. Producer Claire Jones Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm RT DIRECT: Just a Minute: the Best of 2008 CD is available for E7.63 (RRP £12.99) inc p&p, call [number removed] (standard rate), quoting [number removed], or visit www.bbcshop.com and enter code [number removed] at the checkout


Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Sheila Hancock
Unknown: Clement Freud
Unknown: David Mitchell
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons.
Producer: Claire Jones

: The Archers

Eddie tries the hard sell. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

A round-up of arts news and reviews with Mark Lawson. Producer Nicki Paxman


Unknown: Mark Lawson.
Producer: Nicki Paxman

: Writing the Century

1/5. Week Eight: 1948-53: Starting from Scratch. Continuing the occasional series charting the 20th century through the diaries and letters of real people. Yorkshirewoman Hazel dreams of being a writer during the postwar period of rationing and rebuilding. As she works in her father's shop, she is worried her mother has eyes for someone other than Dad. Dramatised by Peter Roberts. Original music by Nicolai Abrahamsen Producer/Director Peter Leslie Wild Rptd from 10.45am


Unknown: Yorkshirewoman Hazel
Dramatised By: Peter Roberts.
Music By: Nicolai Abrahamsen
Director: Peter Leslie
Hazel: Amy Humphreys
Hilda: Olwen May
Joe: David Fleeshman
Stan/Pofceman: James Quinn
Sylvia: Lucy-Jo Hudson
Granville: Adrian Grove
Philip/Mr Bellinger: Luke Walker
Mrs Brook/Mrs Jowett: Kate Layden
Ray/Announcer: Stuart Richman

: Snow In Libya

2/2. Peter Snow returns to the scenes of his postwar childhood in Libya. He visits Tripoli for the first time, exploring the city and finding out how the country is adapting to the modern world. Producer Sara Jane Hall


Producer: Sara Jane Hall

: The Bottom Line

Repeated from Saturday at 5.30pm

: Whose Health Is It Anyway?

Barbara Myers looks at the health-trainers' initiative, which targets marginalised communities and teaches participants to dispense health advice to their peers. She explores the outcomes of the enterprise and considers whether this approach is more effective than the traditional methods used to change a harmful lifestyle. Producer Julian Siddle


Unknown: Barbara Myers
Producer: Julian Siddle

: Start the Week

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Ritula Shah.


Unknown: Ritula Shah.

: Book at Bedtime: Family Money

1/10. Fanny Pye 's memory plays tricks as she tries to recall how she was caught up in a street brawl. Her grown-up children, Harry and Isabel, struggle to come to terms with their changed and frightened mother.
Hannah Gordon reads Nina Bawden 's novel, abridged by Julian Wilkinson. Producer Elizabeth Allard RT DIRECT: Family Money is available for E7.59
(RRP E7.99) inc p&p. Call [number removed] (national rate) quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Unknown: Fanny Pye
Unknown: Hannah Gordon
Unknown: Nina Bawden
Abridged By: Julian Wilkinson.
Producer: Elizabeth Allard

: Stand-Up with the Stars

2/2. Hugh Dennis follows Evan Davis , Libby Purves , Peter White and Laurie Taylor as they try their hand at stand-up for Comic Relief. Repeated from yesterday at 1.30pm For details of how to vote see yesterday


Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Evan Davis
Unknown: Libby Purves
Unknown: Peter White
Unknown: Laurie Taylor

: Today in Parliament

Events in Westminster, with Susan Hulme.


Unknown: Susan Hulme.

: News

: Book of the Week:The Settler's Cookbook

1/5. Rptd from 9.45am

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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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