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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With Shaykh Michael Mumisa.


Unknown: Shaykh Michael Mumisa.

: Farming Today

With Charlotte Smith.
Producer Melvin Rickarby


Unknown: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Melvin Rickarby

: Today

With Evan Davis and Edward Stourton.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thouaht for the Day With Rabbi Lionel Blue.
What Evan Davis is watching: page 142


Unknown: Evan Davis
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Lionel Blue.
Unknown: Evan Davis

: Peston and the Money Men

2/4. Jim Chanos. Robert Peston talks to hedge fund pioneer Jim Chanos about the psychology of short selling and how it enabled him to predict and profit from Collapsing share prices. Repeated at 9.30pm


Unknown: Jim Chanos
Presenter: Robert Peston
Producer: Jane Beresford

: The Call

5/5. The Win. Winning the lottery can be a traumatic experience. Dominic Arkwright asks what it's like for the telephone operators who bear the glad (or bad) tidings. Producer John Byrne


Unknown: Dominic Arkwright
Producer: John Byrne

: Daily Service

Led by the Rev Peter Whittaker. Give Me the Wings of Faith to Rise (San Rocco).
Luke 22, vv24-30. Heaven Resounds with Songs of Saints Rejoicing (Victoria). 0 wnen the Saints (Trad, arr Thorne).


Unknown: Peter Whittaker.

: Book of the Week: When Skateboards Will Be Free

J/5. Josh Hamilton reads Said Sayrafiezadeh's s memoir of growing up in capitalist America with a communist mother. Confident that his absent Iranian father will one day lead the revolution, young Said is content to join tne struggle. Abridged by Francois Smit. Producer Judith Kampfner Repeated at 12.30am RT DIRECT: When Skateboards Will Be Free is available for E13.49 (RRP E14.99) inc p&p. Call [number removed] (national rate) quoting RT. or visit [Web Address Removed]


Unknown: Josh Hamilton
Unknown: Said Sayrafiezadeh
Abridged By: Francois Smit.
Producer: Judith Kampfner

: Woman's Hour from 10.45

Presented by Jane Garvey.


Presented By: Jane Garvey.

: Test Match Special

England v Australia
The final day of the Fifth Test at the oval.
For commentators see Saturday *approximate
Commentary also on 5 Live Sports Extra at 10.45pm
TV highlights of today's play are on Five at 7.15pm

: The Quest

1/5 The Woman's Hour drama.
For details see drama repeat at 7.45pm

: Love at First Site

Arranged marriages are considered a traditional part of Asian culture, but these days marriage websites are playing a major role in the search fora suitable mate. Sarfraz Manzoor investigates this new market. Producer Mark Rickards


Producer: Mark Rickards

: The Maltby Collection

New series. 116. David Nobbs 's museum-based sitcom makes a welcome return, starring Julian Rhind-Tutt and Geoffrey Palmer. Producer Colin Anderson


Unknown: David Nobbs
Unknown: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Unknown: Geoffrey Palmer.
Producer: Colin Anderson
Rod: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Walter: Geoffrey Palmer
Prunella: Rachel Atkins
Susie: Margaret Caboum-Smith
Julian: Ben Willbond
Wilf: Geoff McGivern
Eva: Julia Deakin
Des: Michael Smiley
Stelios: Chris Pavlo
Gloria: Helen Atkinson-Wood

: You and Yours

Consumer affairs with Julian Worricker.


Presenter: Julian Worricker

: The World at One

News and analysis with Martha Kearney.


Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: Round Britain Quiz

6112. Tom Sutcliffe puts questions to teams from the north and south of England. Producer Paul Bajoria Repeated on Saturday at 11pm


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Producer: Paul Bajoria

: The Archers

Repeated from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play:Dog Dazed Afternoon

By Ben Crompton. Liam and Mickey's dog-walking scheme looks set to fail when, amidst stolen cars and local gangsters, they lose their first client. With their friendship at breaking point, their only hope is Mickey's kung fu. Producer/Director Nadia Molinari


Unknown: Ben Crompton.
Director: Nadia Molinari
Liam: Carl Rice
Mickey: Graeme Hawley
Alan: James Quinn
Sheila: Siobhan Finneran
Hayley: Sara Sadeghi
Wonky: Ryan Pope
Alison: Sally Carman

: Archive on 4:Meeting Myself Coming Back

Shortened repeat from Saturday at 8pm

: Cruickshank onNew Zealand

115. Arrivals on the Long White Cloud It's 240 years since Captain James Cook and the crew the Endeavour, first set foot on the islands. Dan Cruickshank discovers the consequences of this arrival on the indigenous Maori. Producer Dilly Barlow


Unknown: Captain James Cook
Unknown: Dan Cruickshank
Producer: Dilly Barlow

: The Food Programme

Repeated from yesterday at 12.30pm

: Beyond Belief

13/13. Mass Evangelism. Ernie Rea and his guests discuss whether the days of mass evangelism and stadium crusades are over. Producer Karen Maurice


Unknown: Ernie Rea
Producer: Karen Maurice

: PM

Presented by Eddie Mair.


Presented By: Eddie Mair.

: Just a Minute

5110. Paul Merton and Sue Perkins are panellists in this edition, which comes from the Edinburgh Festival. Chaired by Nicholas Parsons. Producer Claire Jones Rptd Sun 12.04pm


Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Sue Perkins
Unknown: Nicholas Parsons.
Producer: Claire Jones

: The Archers

Lynda and Elizabeth take gardening underground. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

Judd Apatwo talks to Mark Lawson about his new film Funny People.


Guest: Judd Apatwo
Presenter: Mark Lawson
Producer: James Cook

: The Quest

115. King Arthur lies mortally wounded, and reminisces with Merlin about his failed reign. Jonathan Holloway 's updated version of the Arthurian romance is loosely based on the works of Malory and Tennyson.
Producer Tim Dee Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Jonathan Holloway
Producer: Tim Dee
Arthur: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Merlin: Mark Gatiss
Percival: Mark Meadows
Welsh king: Mark Meadows
Morgan Le Fay: Jasmine Hyde
Agravain: Jasmine Hyde
Angel: Jasmine Hyde
Lan'celot: Stephen Noonan
Leodegrance: Paul Mundell
Galahad: Paul Mundell
Guinevere: Eleanor Tremain
Lot: David Collins
Baron the First: David Collins
Sir Kay: David Collins
Mordred: Samuel Barnett
Teenager: Samuel Barnett

: It's My Story: Accepting Jack -Six Years On

Six years ago Kim Normanton met a number of parents who were coming to terms with having a child with special needs. Now she meets them again to see how their stories have developed. Producer Kim Normanton


Unknown: Kim Normanton
Producer: Kim Normanton

: Crossing Continents

6/9. Afghanistan. LyseDoucet examines the counter-insurgency strategy in Afghanistan. Repeated from Thursday

: Who Knows What the Dog'sNose Knows?

Sniffer dogs are increasingly being used in the name of crime fighting and security. Sue Broom sets out to discover how animals are trained to use their amazing sense of smell. Producer Fiona Roberts


Producer: Fiona Roberts

: Peston and the Money Men

Repeated from 9am

: The World Tonight

With Ritula Shah.


Unknown: Ritula Shah.

: Book at Bedtime: A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy

1/5. Bill Nighy reads Laurence Sterne's 1768 comic account of his European journey, written to lampoon Smollett's report of his grand tour. A beautiful woman distracts Yorick in his search for the perfect coach-and-four. Abridged by Robin Brooks. Producer Clive Brill
RT DIRECT: A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy is available for £7.99 inc p&p. Call [number removed] (national rate) quoting RT. or visit rtdirect.sparkledirect.com


Unknown: Bill Nighy
Unknown: Laurence Sterne
Abridged By: Robin Brooks.
Producer: Clive Brill

: Word of Mouth

616. Chris Ledgard meets the founder of the Plain English Campaign. Repeated from Tuesday


Unknown: Chris Ledgard

: Lives in a Landscape

416. Stars, Stripes and Chalfont St Giles Alan Dein meets members from the Chiltern
American Women's Club. Producer Sarah Taylor


Unknown: Alan Dein
Producer: Sarah Taylor

: News

: Book of the Week

: WhenSkateboards Will Be Free Rptd from 9.45am

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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.

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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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