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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Dr Kevin Franz.


Unknown: Dr Kevin Franz.

: iPM

4/8. Eddie Mair presents PM's sister programme, the content of which is dictated by listeners through its website and email. Editor Joanna Carr bbc.co.uk/blogs/ipm; email: ipm@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Eddie Mair
Editor: Joanna Carr

: Ramblings

5/6. Clare Balding walks in Cromarty, at the top of the Black Isle, a peninsula that stretches north from Inverness, in the company of Douglas Willis , who talks about its most famous son, the geologist Hugh Miller.
Producer Nicola Humphries Rptd on Thursday at 3pm


Unknown: Douglas Willis
Unknown: Hugh Miller.
Producer: Nicola Humphries Rptd

: Farming Today This Week

Reports on agricultural issues, presented by Charlotte Smith . Producer Anna Varle


Presented By: Charlotte Smith
Producer: Anna Varle

: Today

With Evan Davis and Edward Stourton.
7.20 Yesterday in Parliament
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Bob Marshall.
8.51 L W only Yesterday in Parliament


Unknown: Evan Davis
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Bob Marshall.

: Saturday Live

Film critic, journalist and TV presenter Barry Norman talks to Fi Glover. The poet is Murray Lachlan Young. Barry Norman : page 45


Guest: Barry Norman
Presenter: Fi Glover
Producer: Debbie Kilbride

: Excess Baggage

John McCarthy explores the adventures, joys and frustrations of travel. Producer Harry Parker A Passage to India cruise: page 36


Unknown: John McCarthy
Producer: Harry Parker

: Punt, PI

3/3. Comedian Steve Punt turns gumshoe to search for the real Manchurian Candidate when he looks at mind control, the world's favourite conspiracy theory. From hypnosis to narcotics, Punt calls in expert witnesses to find out whether it is possible to get people to act against their will. Producer Laurence Grissell


Unknown: Steve Punt
Producer: Laurence Grissell

: Week in Westminster

Jackie Ashley of The Guardian takes a look at the week's political events. Editor Peter Mulligan


Unknown: Jackie Ashley
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 p&p.
Call [number removed] (national rate) quoting RT, or visit rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Presented By: Kate Adie.
Producer: Tony Grant

: Money Box

The latest news from the world of personal finance. Presented by Paul Lewis.
Rptd tomorrow at 9pm.


Presenter: Paul Lewis
Producer: Samantha Washington

: The News Quiz

8/8. Jeremy Hardy , Francis Wheen and Andy Hamilton join Sandi Toksvig for another round of the topical comedy panel game, featuring cryptic questions, acerbic satire and humorous newspaper cuttings sent in by listeners. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Jeremy Hardy
Unknown: Francis Wheen
Unknown: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Sandi Toksvig

: News

: Any Questions?

With Liberal Democrat peer Rabbi
Julia Neuberger , former newspaper editor Kelvin MacKenzie , Olympics minister Tessa Jowell and shadow Leader of the House of Commons Alan Duncan. Presented by Jonathan Dimbleby from the London College of Fashion. Repeated from yesterday


Unknown: Julia Neuberger
Editor: Kelvin MacKenzie
Unknown: Tessa Jowell
Unknown: Alan Duncan.
Presented By: Jonathan Dimbleby

: Any Answers?

Jonathan Dimbleby takes listeners' calls and emails in response to Any Questions? Producer Victoria Wakeley
PHONE: [number removed] Lines open from 12.30pm email: any.answers@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Victoria Wakeley

: The Saturday Play: Killing the Butterfly

In Colin MacDonald 's romantic thriller, two murder witnesses are put under police protection pending the High Court trial. But something goes wrong and they have to flee, never knowing whom it's safe to trust.
Producer Patrick Rayner


Unknown: Colin MacDonald
Producer: Patrick Rayner
Barker: Simon Tait
Hannah: Vicki Liddehe
DCI Mulhall: Gayanne Potter
DS Whitton: James Bryce
Andrew: Kenny Blythe
Matthew: John Paul Hurley
Kayleigh: Laura Smales

: Oh My, What a Rotten Song!

RP Weston and Bert Lee were the foremost popular songwriters of the 1910s and 20s.
Michael Rosen revels in their uncanny knack for coming up with the catchy tune and the witty chorus that everyone loved to sing, including such gems as Hello! Hello! Who's
Your Lady Friend?, I'm Henery the Eighth, I Am and, apparently, Knees Up Mother Brown. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Bert Lee
Unknown: Michael Rosen
Unknown: Mother Brown.

: Weekend Woman's Hour

Jane Garvey presents highlights of the weekday Woman's Hour programmes.
Editor Jill Burridge EMAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jane Garvey
Editor: Jill Burridge

: Saturday PM

Presented by Ritula Shah. Editor Joanna carr


Presented By: Ritula Shah.

: The Bottom Line

418. Evan Davis talks to company bosses about workplace issues. Repeated from Thursday Televised on the BBC News Channel at 9.30pm


Talks: Evan Davis

: Loose Ends

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


Unknown: Clive Anderson
Producer: Cathie Mahoney

: From Fact to Fiction

8/8. Playwright April de Angelis creates a fictional response to a story in the week's news. Producer Jonquil Panting Repeated tomorrow at 5.40pm

: Saturday Review

Tom Sutcliffe and guests review the cultural highlights of the week.


Presenter: Tom Sutcliffe
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: Archive on 4: When Courtney Met Chris

In this meeting of two jazz icons, Courtney Pine talks to Chris Barber about his life as a musician and his passion for the blues. Along with the likes of Kenny Ball and Acker Bilk , Barber was an integral part of the British "trad jazz" boom in the 1950s. Barber acknowledged the huge debt he and his fellow musicians owed to the legacy of American blues musicians and engineered tours for Sister Rosetta Tharpe , Muddy Waters, and Champion Jack Dupree among others. These visits gave emerging players such as Eric Clapton and Van Morrison a chance to see their idols, and introduced the true stars of blues to a whole new generation.
Producer Toby Field Shortened rpt on Monday at 3pm


Talks: Courtney Pine
Unknown: Chris Barber
Unknown: Kenny Ball
Unknown: Acker Bilk
Unknown: Rosetta Tharpe
Unknown: Jack Dupree
Unknown: Eric Clapton
Unknown: Van Morrison

: Classic Serial: Armadale

2/3. Wilkie Collins 's tale of passion, deception and murder, dramatised by Robin Brooks. Lydia's plan to marry Allan Armadale and secure his fortune has run into difficulties.
Her passions are starting to interfere with her schemes because she's attracted to
Allan's companion Midwinter, and he to her.
Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Wilkie Collins
Dramatised By: Robin Brooks.
Unknown: Allan Armadale
Lydia: Lucy Robinson
Allan: Alex Robertson
Midwinter: Ray Fearon
Neelie: Perdita Avery
Pedgift Sr: Geoffrey Whitehead
Bashwood: Richard Durden
Mrs Benson: Rebecca Saire
John: Robin Brooks

: The Reith Lectures

2/4. Michael Sandel , Harvard's professor of government, believes that it's impossible for a government to be neutral on moral questions and calls for a civic debate on issues such as same-sex marriage. Presented by Sue Lawley. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Michael Sandel

: Quote.... Unquote

2/6. With Adele Geras , Conn Iggulden ,
Christopher Luscombe and Simon Pearsall. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Adele Geras
Unknown: Conn Iggulden
Unknown: Christopher Luscombe
Unknown: Simon Pearsall.

: Poetry Please

5/6. Carol Ann Duffy and others pay tribute to poet UA Fanthorpe, who died in April.
Presented by Roger McGough. Rptd from Sun


Unknown: Carol Ann Duffy
Presented By: Roger McGough.

: Ones to Watch Volume 2

1/5. George and the Fly. George's mother is nonplussed when he takes to his bed, permanently. Geraldine James read Jennie Rooney 's story, the first of a series by unpublished authors. Producer Jill Waters


Unknown: Geraldine James
Unknown: Jennie Rooney
Producer: Jill Waters

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.

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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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