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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Glenn Jordan.


Unknown: Glenn Jordan.

: 1PM

7/9. Eddie Mair presents PM's sister programme, the content of which 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

: Open Country

Snowdonia. As Snowdon emerges from a tough winter, Helen Mark meets the people and wildlife that make their home on the highest mountain in Wales.
Producer Alasdair Cross Repeated on Thursday at Jpm


Unknown: Helen Mark

: Farming Today This Week

Reports on agricultural issues presented by Charlotte Smith . Producer Fran Barnes


Presented By: Charlotte Smith
Producer: Fran Barnes

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.

7.20 Yesterday in Parliament
With Mark D'Arcy.

7.25, 8.25 Sports News

7.48 Thought for the Day
With Canon David Winter.

8.51 (LW only) Yesterday in Parliament


Presenter: John Humphrys
Presenter: Sarah Montague
Presenter (Yesterday in Parliament): Mark D'Arcy
Speaker (Thought for the Day): Canon David Winter

: Saturday Live

Author and model Sara Stockbridge , who achieved a degree of fame in the late 1980s as the muse of designer Vivienne Westwood, joins presenter Richard Coles. The poet is Luke Wright. Producer Simon Clancy


Unknown: Sara Stockbridge
Presenter: Richard Coles.
Unknown: Luke Wright.
Producer: Simon Clancy

: Excess Baggage

John McCarthy explores the frustrations and joys Of travel. Producer Chris Wilson
LONELY PLANET MAGAZINE: out now, price E3.50


Unknown: John McCarthy
Producer: Chris Wilson

: Baseball and Me

2/2. Simon Schama settles into his seat at the ball park as the Red Sox take on arch rivals the New York Yankees. Surrounded by 40,000 baying fans, he wonders just why baseball, with its slow pace and low scores, has captured the imagination of artists and artisans alike for the past 100 years. producer Philip Sellars


Unknown: Simon Schama
Producer: Philip Sellars

: Week in Westminster

Peter Riddell of The Times offers a behind-the-scenes view of the corridors of power. Editor Peter Mulligan


Unknown: Peter Riddell
Editor: Peter Mulligan

: From Our Own Correspondent

Dispatches from BBC foreign correspondents. Presented by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant RT DIRECT: More From Our Own Correspondent is available for E8.54 (RRP E8.99) inc pSp.
Call [number removed] (national rate) quoting RT. or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Presented By: Kate Adie.
Producer: Tony Grant

: Money Box

Paul Lewis presents the latest news from the world of personal finance.
Producer Lesley McAlpine Repeated tomorrow at 9pm


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Producer: Lesley McAlpine

: The Now Show

2/8. Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present a mix of stand-up, sketches and songs with help from Jon Holmes , Laura Shavin , Mitch Benn and Nick Doody. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Jon Holmes
Unknown: Laura Shavin
Unknown: Mitch Benn
Unknown: Nick Doody.

: News

: Any Questions?

Jonathan Dimbleby is in the chair for the topical debate from Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby

: Any Answers?

Phone-in responding to Any Questions? Hosted by Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer Ruth Watts PHONE: [number removed]
Lines open from 12.30pm; email: any.answers@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Producer: Ruth Watts

: The Saturday Play:The Complete Ripley: Ripley's Game

3/5. Tom sets up a man he dislikes to carry out two perfect murders, and a rare attack of conscience propels him onto a train to take on the Mafia. Continuing the season of Patricia Highsmith 's novels about Tom Ripley , dramatised by Alan McDonald.
Producer/Director Steven Canny


Unknown: Patricia Highsmith
Unknown: Tom Ripley
Dramatised By: Alan McDonald.
Director: Steven Canny
Ripley: Ian Hart
Heloise: Helen Lonqworth
Mme Annette: Caroline Guthrie
Reeves: Paul Rider
Jonathan: Tom Brooke
Simone: Janice Acquah
Gauthier: Philip Fox
Marcangelo: Matt Addis
Lippo: Sam Dale

: Ken Clarke's Jazz Greats

1/4. Charlie Parker. The name of Charlie
"Bird" Parker will be forever associated with both brilliance and tragedy. An alto saxophone player of unparalleled brilliance, his life and career was blighted by heroin addiction. Ken Clarke explores the music and life of this founding father of bebop with one of Britain's brightest young sax players, SowetO Kinch. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Charlie Parker.
Unknown: Ken Clarke

: Weekend Woman's Hour

Jane Garvey presents highlights of the weekday Woman's Hour programmes.
Editor Jill Burridge EMAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk RT DIRECT: Toorder A Celebration of Mothers CD for £6.79 (RRP £8.99) incl p&p, call [number removed]
(landline cost 5p per min; mobiles vary), quoting [number removed]


Unknown: Jane Garvey
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Saturday PM

News and comment, with Ritula Shah.


Unknown: Ritula Shah.

: The Bottom Line

7/9. Evan Davis talks to entrepreneurs and company bosses about workplace issues that really matter, from the boardroom to the shop floor. producer Neil Koenig Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm Televised on the BBC News Channel at 9.30pm


Talks: Evan Davis
Producer: Neil Koenig

: Loose Ends

Clive Anderson presents an eclectic mix of conversation, comedy and music. Producer Cathie Mahoney


Unknown: Clive Anderson
Producer: Cathie Mahoney

: Profile

14/19. A revealing insight into the personality and motivation of a person who is making the headlines. Repeated tomorrow at 5.45am and 5.40pm


Editor: Maria Balinska

: Saturday Review

The week's cultural highlights transport Tom Sutcliffe and his guests to the Middle East, via Zena el Khalil's novel Beirut, I Love You, and a promenade play set amid the dangers Of Jordan.


Presenter: Tom Sutcliffe
Producer: Phil Tinline

: Archive on 4: Radio Sales

Radio presenter Brian Hayes looks back over 80 years of advertising on radio heard in the UK, examining how the style of selling has changed over the years. Amid the changing fashions, he finds some of the most finely crafted, punchy emotional and entertaining radio, as well as some of the most amateurish. Producer Jane Ashley Shortened rpt on Monday at 3pm


Presenter: Brian Hayes
Producer: Jane Ashley

: Classic Serial: Rendezvous with Rama

2/2. What is the secret at the heart of the space object known as "Rama"? And why, years after the event, has Commander William Norton never spoken about what he found there? Mike Walker 's dramatisation of Arthur C Clarke 's classic novel. Part of the cross-channel BBC Radio science-fiction season.
Repeated from Sunday


Dramatist: Mike Walker
Writer: Arthur C Clarke
William: Richard Dillane
Li: Paul Courtenay Hyu
Pieter: Jimmy Akingbola
Jimmy: Robert Lonsdale
Aruna: Archie Panjabi
Gerry: Inam Mirza
Ruby: Janice Acquah
Laura: Anla Sowinski
Indira: Shelley King
Erl: Peter Marinker
Tamara: Jill Cardo
Tan Sun: Jonathan Taller
Henning: Paul Rider

: Decision Time

1/4. The BBC political editor Nick Robinson gathers a panel of politicians, civil servants, professional practitioners and advisers to investigate how problems of government are addressed and resolved behind
Whitehall's closed doors. The panel debates what counts more: political advantage or the national interest? Repeated from Wednesday


Editor: Nick Robinson

: Counterpoint

1/13. The first heat of the eclectic music quiz, with contestants from the south of England competing at the BBC Radio Theatre in London. Paul Gambaccini is in the chair. Rptdfrom Monday

: Poetry Please

9/9. Roger McGough celebrates the work of Vernon Scannell and Stevie Smith and looks forward to spring in a selection of listeners' requests, including the work of MR Peacocke, a keen observer of the natural world. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Roger McGough
Unknown: Vernon Scannell
Unknown: Stevie Smith

: Lent Talks

2/6. Crave for Less. Recalling the 40 days that Jesus spent alone in the wilderness, well-known figures explore ideas of the absence of God from their own perspective. The Most Rev Richard Holloway , formerly the Bishop of Edinburgh, and well-known supporter of liberal causes, searches for the reality of God's presence in absence. Rptdfrom Wednesday


Unknown: Richard Holloway

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.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

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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