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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rt Rev David Chillingworth.


Unknown: David Chillingworth.

: Farming Today

With Charlotte Smith. Producer Anne-Marie Bullock


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Anne-Marie Bullock

: Today

With John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
6.45 Yesterday in Parliament
With Robert Orchard and David Wilby.
7.48 Thought for the Day
With Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner .
8.51 Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: David Wilby.
Unknown: Laura Janner-Klausner

: In Our Time

Melvyn Bragg and his guests investigate the history of ideas.
Shortened repeat at 9.30pm


Presenter: Melvyn Bragg
Producer: James Cook

: Book of the Week: From Harvey River

4/5. After losing their business and home, the author's parents have to readjust to the harsh realities of life in a small apartment in Kingston Town. By Lorna Goodison. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Lorna Goodison.

: Daily Service

Led by the Rev Dr Mark Wakelin. Holy, Holy,
Holy (Nicaea). Revelation 21, vv22-27. Awake, Awake, 0 Zion (Fellingham). Before the Throne of God Above (Cook).


Unknown: Dr Mark Wakelin.

: Woman's Hour from 10.45

With Jenni Murray.


Unknown: Jenni Murray.

: Test Match Special

England v West Indies
The second day of the First Test at Lord's.
For commentators see yesterday *approximate times Commentary also on 5 Live Sports Extra from 10.45am TV highlights of today's play are on Five at 7.15pm

: Ladies of Letters Crunch Credit

The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC foreign correspondents report on stories from their region, with Kate Adie.


Presenter: Kate Adie
Producer: Tony Grant

: The Keskidee

Alan Dein pieces together the story of the Keskidee, Britain's first arts centre for the black community. Founded in the early 1970s in Islington, London, it forged new ground for a generation of black British poets, actors, artists and directors. It had its own drama company, artists-in-residence and was a hub for African and Afro-Caribbean politics and arts, as well as a creative nursery for home-grown talent. Producer Neil McCarthy


Unknown: Alan Dein
Producer: Neil McCarthy

: You and Yours

Consumer affairs with Winifred Robinson.


Unknown: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

News and analysis with Martha Kearney.


Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: Costing the Earth

Repeated from Monday at 9pm

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: A City Full of Swindlers

In 1799, Jane Austen 's aunt was accused of stealing. She was arrested, imprisoned and tried at the Taunton Assizes, where she faced the death sentence or transportation to a felon colony if found guilty. A different picture of Georgian Bath than that gleaned fmm Austen's novels, by Jennifer Howarth. Producer/Director Sara Davies (K)


Unknown: Jane Austen
Unknown: Jennifer Howarth.
Director: Sara Davies
Jane Leigh Perrot: Pamela Miles
James Leigh Perrot: Tim Pigott-Smith
Cassandra Austen: Lucy Black
: Mrbond Robertgwilym
Miss Gregory: Alison Reid
Mr Filby: Howard Coggins
Mr Gibbs: David Collins
Mrs Scadding: Heather Williams
Judge: Ross Harvey
Mayor: Tom Sherman

: Open Country

Repeated from Saturday at 6.07am

: Radio 4 Appeal

Repeated from Sunday at 7.55am

: A Friend of the Family

3/3. Going to Ireland. Marcia the cleaner is a great help for her employer's writer's block. But she brings disaster in her wake. Written and read by Frank Dunne. For details see Tuesday


Read By: Frank Dunne.

: Sacrifices

4/5. Daniel. When Daniel Neilson wanted to ride'horses as a child, his parents did all they could to help him realise his dream. Now aged 19, he is in training for the 2012 Olympics. For details see Monday


Unknown: Daniel Neilson

: Bookclub

Repeated from Sunday at 4pm

: The Material World

Fifty years on from CP Snow's The Two Cultures essay, which highlighted the breakdown of communication between the sciences and the humanities as a major hindrance to solving the world's problems, Quentin Cooper takes a look at what has changed in the science/arts divide. Would CP Snow still find the technical ignorance in the corridors of power that so shocked him in 1959? And would it actually matter?


Presenter: Quentin Cooper
Producer: Roland Pease

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair.


Presented By: Eddie Mair.

: 4 Stands Up

6/6. Stand-up comedy from host
Chris Addison and his guests acts Matt Kirshen , Tim Vine and Pippa Evans in the guise of twisted country singer Loretta Maine. Producer Sam Michell


Unknown: Chris Addison
Unknown: Matt Kirshen
Unknown: Tim Vine
Unknown: Pippa Evans
Singer: Loretta Maine.
Producer: Sam Michell

: The Archers

Reaiity bites Helen - hard. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

With Kirsty Lang, including a report from this year's Brighton Festival, where artist Anish Kapoor is guest director.


Presenter: Kirsty Lang
Artist: Anish Kapoor
Producer: Rachel Simpson

: Ladies of Letters Crunch Credit

4/5. By Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman. Vera fears that Irene has ended up in the psychiatric ward!
For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Lou Wakefield
Unknown: Carole Hayman.

: The Report

6/10. In the wake of recent controversy over police tactics at the G20 demonstrations,
Simon Cox investigates how far the right to protest is being eroded in Britain. Producer Linda Pressly


Unknown: Simon Cox
Producer: Linda Pressly

: In Business

6/8. Iceland Feels the Chill. The credit crunch has caused major problems to countries across the world but, in Iceland, it has been disastrous. Peter Day finds out what it's like when a whole country goes bust ... and what happens afterwards.
Producer Richard Berenger Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm


Unknown: Peter Day
Producer: Richard Berenger

: The New Galileos

2/2. The Large Binocular Telescope The world's largest telescope is nearing completion on a mountain top in Arizona. With the combined power of its two giant mirrors, the Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) will image the universe in greater detail than Nasa's Hubble Space Telescope. Andrew Luck-Baker talks to the astronomers who expect to see planets orbiting and being born with the telescope. Producer Andrew Luck-Baker


Talks: Andrew Luck-Baker
Producer: Andrew Luck-Baker

: In Our Time

Shortened repeat from 9am

: The World Tonight

News and analysis, with Robin Lustig.


Unknown: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: The House of Special Purpose

9/10. On the run, Georgy tracks the Imperial Royal family - and Anastasia - to a house in Yekaterinburg. David Warner reads John Boyne 's novel. For details see Monday


Unknown: John Boyne

: Down the Line

2/6. Award-winning DJ Gary Bellamy brings his unique brand of broadcast journalism to Radio 4, helped by his enthusiastic production team and famous friends. Spoof phone-in with Rhys Thomas, Paul Whitehouse, Simon Day and Charlie Higson.


Unknown: Gary Bellamy
Unknown: Rhys Thomas
Unknown: Paul Whitehouse
Unknown: Charlie Higson.
Producer: Marilyn Imrie

: Today in Parliament

The news from Westminster, presented bySeanCurran.

: News

: Book of the Week: From Harvey River

4/5. By Lorna Goodison. Repeated from 9.45am


Unknown: Lorna Goodison.

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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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