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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 Anne-Marie Bullock


Presented By: Anna Hill.
Producer: Anne-Marie Bullock

: Today

With Evan Davis and Sarah Montague.
6.25,7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With John Bell.


Unknown: Evan Davis
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: John Bell.

: Start the Week

Andrew Marr and his guests set the cultural agenda for the week.
Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Presenter: Andrew Marr
Producer: Elaine Lester

: Book of the Week: From Harvey River

J/5. Dona Croll reads Lorna Goodison 's portrait of past generations of her family in Jamaica. She begins by recalling her greatgrandfathers, including Englishman William Harvey , shunned by his peers for marrying a black woman, and George Wilson , an Irish sailor who was bewitched by a young Creole. Abridged by Miranda Davies. Producer Justine Willett Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: From Harvey River is available for £14.39 (RRP £15.99) inc p&p. Call [number removed] (national rate) quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Unknown: Dona Croll
Unknown: Lorna Goodison
Unknown: William Harvey
Unknown: George Wilson
Abridged By: Miranda Davies.
Producer: Justine Willett

: Daily Service

Led by John Forrest. Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise (St Denio). Exodus 34,
W29-35. And the Glory of the Lord (Handel). From Glory to Glory (Sheen).


Unknown: John Forrest.

: Woman's Hour

With Jane Garvey.


Unknown: Jane Garvey.

: Ladies of Letters Crunch Credit

The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm
Radio features: pages 118-119

: A Tale of Two Emirates

2/2. As the less well-known, wealthier neighbour of Dubai, Abu Dhabi has never sought the limelight. But, with potentially disastrous timing in the light of the global economic crisis, the emirate has embarked on a massive cultural development programme, building beach resorts, housing and museums. Jenny Clayton investigates. producer Tom Jackson


Unknown: Abu Dhabi
Unknown: Jenny Clayton
Producer: Tom Jackson

: Rudy's Rare Records

2/4. Roots Manoeuvres. Three generations collide in Danny Robins and Dan Tetsell 's comedy set in a Birmingham record shop.
Producer Lucy Armitage


Unknown: Danny Robins
Unknown: Dan Tetsell
Producer: Lucy Armitage
Adam: Lenny Henry
Rudy: Larrington Walker
Richie: Joe Jacobs
Tasha: Natasha Godfrey
Clifton: Jeffery Kissoon
Alison: Tracy-Ann OBErman
Doreen: Claire Benedict
Francis Michael: Fenton Stevens
Customer: Doc Brown

: You and Yours

Consumer affairs with Julian Worricker.


Unknown: Julian Worricker.

: The World at One

With Shaun Ley.


Unknown: Shaun Ley.

: Counterpoint

9/13. Paul Gambaccini chairs the final heat of the eclectic music quiz, in which contestants from Oxford, Middlesex and Somerset compete. Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at 11pm


Unknown: Paul Gambaccini
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Rptd from yesterday at7pm

: Afternoon Play: Annapurna

Tension mounts as an English couple make their way across a treacherous Himalayan mountain range. Meanwhile, a mysterious
Nepali is stalking them, getting closer by the day. Psychological drama by Jod Mitchell.
Producer/Director Conor Lennon


Unknown: Jod Mitchell.
Director: Conor Lennon
Tim: Ben Crowe
Emma: Clare Corbett
Sher/Krishna: Padam Chhetri

: Archive on 4: Pete Seeger at 90

Drawing on the BBC's extensive archive and new interviews, Vincent Dowd celebrates the folk singer and activist's life.
Shortened repeat from Saturday at 8pm


Unknown: Vincent Dowd

: Sacrifices

1/5. Josh. Families with talented children talk about the decisions they make to help them fulfil their potential. Josh has won a coveted place at Elmhurst dance school, associated with Birmingham Royal Ballet, but his parents have to dig deep to make sure his dream comes true. Producer Sara Conkey


Producer: Sara Conkey

: The Food Programme

Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm

: Traveller's Tree

3/6. As the countries of the former Soviet bloc prepare to mark 20 years of democracy, Katie Derham and the team look at how our curiosity to travel and experience Eastern Europe has affected those destinations. Producer David Prest


Unknown: Katie Derham
Producer: David Prest

: PM

News and analysis presented by Eddie Mair.


Presented By: Eddie Mair.

: The Museum of Curiosity

1/6. John Lloyd and Sean Lock throw open the doors of the world's most curious museum to receive musician and producer Brian Eno , co-founder of Viz comic Chris Donald , and comedian Dave Gorman bearing new exhibits to delight and amaze the ear. producers Dan Schreiber and Richard Turner Repeated on Sunday at 12.04pm


Unknown: John Lloyd
Unknown: Sean Lock
Producer: Brian Eno
Unknown: Chris Donald
Unknown: Dave Gorman
Producers: Dan Schreiber
Producers: Richard Turner

: The Archers

Revenge is sweet for David.
For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Mark Lawson reports on the films, books, plays and TV programmes that achieve great topical resonance. With Armando lannucci and screenwriter Simon Beaufoy Producer Jack Soper


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Armando Lannucci
Unknown: Simon Beaufoy
Producer: Jack Soper

: Ladies of Letters Crunch Credit

15. By Lou Wakefield and Carole layman. Financial problems force Vera to live on her allotment, while Irene finds a rich friend reduced to begging.
Producer Liz Webb Repeated from 10.45am Radio features: pages 118-119


Unknown: Lou Wakefield
Producer: Liz Webb
Vera: Patricia Routledge
Irene: Prunella Scales
Howard: Christopher Kelham
Judith: Frances Jeater
Chris: Stephen Hogan
Michaela: Caroline Guthrie

: France's Forgotten Concentration Camps

Philip Sweeney travels to southern France to investigate a network of concentration camps set up 70 years ago when refugees fled over the Pyrenees after the Spanish Civil War. Stories of shame and starvation, fear and disease are told in first-hand accounts and historical documentation, revealing how Jews, Gypsies, Algerians and immigrants escaping persecution in their own countries have been detained over the years.


Presenter: Philip Sweeney
Producer: Sara Parker

: Crossing Continents

7/7. Hard Times in Middletown USA. How the recession is affecting Muncie, Indiana, once the most widely studied small town in the world after the Rockefeller Institute published a scientific study in 1929 of a "typical American city". Repeated from Thursday

: Costing the Earth

5/8. Tom Heap investigates national and global environmental issues. Producer Maggie Ayre Rptd on Thursday at 1.30pm


Producer: Maggie Ayre

: Start the Week

Shortened rpt from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Ritula Shah.


Unknown: Ritula Shah.

: Book at Bedtime: The House of Special Purpose

6/10. Georgy and Anastasia steal out of the Winter Palace in disguise to see the White Nights. But are they being watched? David Warner reads John Boyne 's novel, abridged by Nevile Teller. Producer/Director Heather Larmour RT DIRECT: The House of Special Purpose is available for E13.49 (RRP E14.99) inc p&p. Call [number removed] (national rate) quoting RT, or visit www.rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Unknown: David Warner
Unknown: John Boyne
Abridged By: Nevile Teller.
Director: Heather Larmour

: Word of Mouth

4/6. Michael Rosen presents the series that examines vocabulary and language. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Michael Rosen

: M Is for Maxwell Knight

Few radio listeners who heard the avuncular, softly spoken tones of the naturalist Maxwell Knight knew he was, in fact, one of the most important figures in MI5. Writer and historian Christopher Lee tells the story of the man who was "M" and discovers what it was about Knight that made him Britain's most successful spymaster of all time.


Presenter: Christopher Lee
Producer: Angela Hind

: News

: Book of the Week:From Harvey River

1/5. Rptd from 9.45am

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.

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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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