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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Clair Jaquiss.


Unknown: Clair Jaquiss.

: The Backstreet Business

1/5. Nicola Heywood Thomas locates the businesses that don't need the corporate uniformity oftown centres to flourish. Producer Steve Groves


Unknown: Nicola Heywood Thomas
Producer: Steve Groves

: Open Country

4/11. Fishermen and conservationists have fought a long-running battle over the wildlife-rich waters of the Firth of Lome on the west coast of Scotland. Helen Mark reports on new peace proposals. Producer Alasdair Cross Rptd on Thursday at 3pm


Unknown: Helen Mark
Producer: Alasdair Cross Rptd

: Fanning Today This Week

Charlotte Smith reports on issues of the week for the countryside and the food it produces. Producer Chris Impey


Unknown: Charlotte Smith
Producer: Chris Impey

: Today

With Sarah Montague and Edward Stourton.
7.25,8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day With Brian Draper.


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Brian Draper.

: Saturday Live

The actress Sheila Hancock joins Fi Glover. The poet is Elvis McGonagall. producer Simon Clancy


Guest: Sheila Hancock
Presenter: Fi Glover
Poet: Elvis McGonagall
Producer: Simon Clancy

: Excess Baggage

Sandi Toksvig explores the frustrations and joys Of travel. Producer Harry Parker
LONELY PLANET MAGAZINE: out now, price E3.5U Exotic Far East cruise offer: paqe 40


Unknown: Sandi Toksvig
Producer: Harry Parker

: Soho Stories

New series. 1/3. A Thousand Flowers Broadcaster Paul Jackson charts the rise of independent TV producers, from the isolated minnows of the early 1980s to the global giants of today. He begins by looking at how the birth of Channel 4 spawned a whole new sector Contributors include David Frost , Jimmy Mulvine and Peter Bazalgette. producer Paul Kobrak Radio features: pages 112-113


Unknown: Paul Jackson
Unknown: David Frost
Unknown: Jimmy Mulvine
Unknown: Peter Bazalgette.
Producer: Paul Kobrak

: One-Day Cricket

Sussex Sharks v Hampshire Hawks Commentary on the Friends Provident
Trophy final at Lord's, by Christopher Martin -Jenkins, Simon Mann and Kevin Howells.
Producer Adam Mountford *approximate times Commentary also on 5 Live Sports Extra at 10.30am


Unknown: Christopher Martin
Unknown: Simon Mann
Unknown: Kevin Howells.
Producer: Adam Mountford

: Week in Westminster

With Peter Riddell of The Times. Editor Marie Jessel


Unknown: Peter Riddell
Editor: Marie Jessel

: From Our Own Correspondent

Dispatches from the BBC's foreign correspondents. Presented by Kate Adie. Producer Tony Grant RT DIRECT- More From Our Own Correspondent is available for £8 54 (RRP £8.99) inc p&p. Call [number removed] (national rate) quoting RT. or visit [web address removed]


Presenter: Kate Adie
Producer: Tony Grant

: Money Box:Savings Special

Paul Lewis and guests discuss savings and investments, and ask how people are coping with low interest rates and returns. producer Richard Vadon Repeated on Wednesday at 3pm
12.30 The Now Show
5/8 Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present a satirical look through the week's news, with help from Marcus Brigstocke , Mitch Benn , Jon Holmes and Laura Shavin. Repeated from yesterday
1.00 News
1.10 Any Questions? Columnist Peter Hitchens and campaigner Peter Tatchell are on the panel at Verwood in Dorset. Chaired by Jonathan Dimbleby. Rptd from yesterday
2.00 Any Answers? Jonathan Dimbleby takes listeners' calls and emails in response to Any Questions? producer Victoria Wakely PHONE: [number removed] Lines open from 12.30pm EMAIL: any.answersiSbbc.co.uk


Unknown: Paul Lewis
Producer: Richard Vadon
Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Marcus Brigstocke
Unknown: Mitch Benn
Unknown: Jon Holmes
Unknown: Laura Shavin.
Unknown: Peter Hitchens
Unknown: Peter Tatchell
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby.
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Victoria Wakely

: The Saturday Play:Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

When a London lawyer studies the last will of his old friend Dr Jekyll, his suspicions are aroused. Why has upright, respectable Dr Jekyll left everything to the sinister Edward Hyde ? Robert Louis Stevenson 's classic Victorian gothic horror story. Dramatised by Yvonne Antrobus. Producer/Director Claire Grove


Unknown: Edward Hyde
Unknown: Robert Louis Stevenson
Dramatised By: Yvonne Antrobus.
Director: Claire Grove
Dr Jekyll: Adam Godley
Utterson: David Horovitch
Enfield: Mark Straker
Mrs Utterson: Christine Kavanagh
Lanyon: Sam Dale
Poole: Joseph Kloska
Sir Danvers: Ian Masters
Girl/Maid: Emma Noakes
Housekeeper: Bethan Walker

: From Dots to Downloads- Tune-Books on the Web

Long before mp3 players and downloads, there were small manuscript tune-books. Tim van Eyken, singer and squeezebox player, reveals how today's musicians are rediscovering these books and sharing them online. Now, all over the world, people are playing these tunes once again. Repeated from Tuesday

: Weekend Woman's Hour

Jane Garvey presents highlights of the weekday Woman's Hour programmes. Editor Jill Burridge EMAIL: womanshour@bbc.co.uk
5.00 Saturday PM With Carolyn Quinn. Editor Joanna Carr


Unknown: Jane Garvey
Editor: Jill Burridge
Unknown: Carolyn Quinn.
Editor: Joanna Carr

: iPM

New series. 1/9. Eddie Mair presents an interactive debate, welcoming listeners' comments to build the format and supply the programme's subject matter. Editor Joanna Carr [web address removed]; email: [email address removed]


Presenter: Eddie Mair
Editor: Joanna Carr

: Loose Ends until 6.30

Clive Anderson is joined by actor Gary Stretch and former cabinet minister Jonathan Aitken. Gideon Coe digs in to the Daily Mail diaries with Bridget Christie. Comedy from Sarah Millican and music from Oi Va Voi. Producer Cathie Mahoney


Unknown: Clive Anderson
Unknown: Gary Stretch
Unknown: Jonathan Aitken.
Unknown: Gideon Coe
Unknown: Bridget Christie.
Unknown: Sarah Millican
Producer: Cathie Mahoney

: Profile

An insight into the personality and motivation of a person who is making the headlines. Rptd tomorrow at 5.45am and at 5.40pm


Editor: Sue Ellis

: Saturday Review

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


Presenter: Tom Sutcliffe
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: Archive on 4: On Northern Men

nTV screenwriter and author Kay Mellor explores how varieties of northern English masculinity are portrayed in British film and TV. She discovers that the disintegration of traditional stereotypes in fiction has led to more diverse explorations in TV shows such as Coronation Street, Keeping Up Appearances, Shameless, Queer as Folk and The Street.
Producer Sally Harrison Shortened rpt on Monday at 3pm


Unknown: Kay Mellor
Producer: Sally Harrison

: Classic Serial: The Complete Smiley:The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

3/3. The deadly game of deceit and betrayal reaches its climax. Robert Forrest 's dramatisation of John le Carre 's novel.
Repeated from bunaay


Unknown: Robert Forrest
Unknown: John Le Carre
Smiley Simon: Russell Beale
Leamas: Brian Cox
Fiedler: Henry Goodman
Mundt: Sam Dale
Liz: Ruth Gemmell
Ashe: Jamie Newall
Tribunal president: Siobhan Redmond
Peter: Richard Dillane
Commissar: Liza Sadovy
Agent: Stephen Hogan

: The Moral Maze

8/8. Michael Buerk chairs a debate in which Michael Portillo , Melanie Phillips ,
Clifford Longley and Matthew Taylor cross-examine expert witnesses on the moral issues behind the week's news. Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Michael Buerk
Unknown: Michael Portillo
Unknown: Melanie Phillips
Unknown: Clifford Longley
Unknown: Matthew Taylor

: Round Britain Quiz

1/12. Tom Sutcliffe returns with the game of lateral thinking and obscure connections, welcoming back the defending champions the Midlands, against the South of England. Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe

: Poetry Please

2/4. Roger McGough reaches for the stars with listeners'requests for poems about space, the final frontier, with works by Seamus Heaney , Shakespeare and others. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Roger McGough
Unknown: Seamus Heaney

: CheltenhamFestival Stories

1/5. Love with Impediments. A futuristic story of consumerism gone mad - and bad. Written and read by Hari Kunzru , the first of five stories giving a taste of the literature festival. Producer Mary Ward-Lowery


Read By: Hari Kunzru
Producer: Mary Ward-Lowery

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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.

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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