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: News Briefing

: Prayer for the Day

With the Rev Dr Bert Tosh.


Unknown: Dr Bert Tosh.

: Farming Today

Rural round-up and trends, presented by Charlotte Smith. producer Melvin Rickarby


Presented By: Charlotte Smith.
Producer: Melvin Rickarby

: Today

With John Humphrys and Sarah Montague.
6.25, 7.25, 8.25 Sports News
7.48 Thought for the Day
With Professor Mona Siddiqui.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Sarah Montague.
Unknown: Professor Mona Siddiqui.

: No Triumph, No Tragedy

4/4. Peter White meets Tammy Duckworth , a US helicopter pilot who was shot down in the Iraq war of 2004 and lost both of her legs.
Since then, she has become an opponent ot the conflict and is now working in President Obama's team to improve the welfare of veterans. Producer Cheryl Gabriel Rptd at 9.30pm


Unknown: Peter White
Unknown: Tammy Duckworth
Producer: Cheryl Gabriel Rptd

: Islam, Mullahs and the Media

4/5. Islamophobia. Writer Kenan Malik considers the meaning of the word
Islamophobia, and what it means to different people. He also looks at the portrayal of Muslims in the news. Contributors include Inayat Bunglawala from the Muslim Council of Britain and Greater London Authority culture tsar Munira Mirza. producer Arien Hams


Unknown: Kenan Malik
Unknown: Inayat Bunglawala
Unknown: Munira Mirza.
Producer: Arien Hams

: Daily Service

Led by the Rev Clair Jaquiss. How Lovely
On the Mountains (Our God Reigns). Acts y, vv19b-28. Christ Your Glory (James). King of Kings, Majesty (Cooper).


Unknown: Clair Jaquiss.

: Book of the Week:Newton and the Counterfeiter

4/5. Isaac Newton , warden of the Royai Mint , sets out to crush his accuser, the self-appointed counterfeiting expert Chaloner. By Thomas Levenson. For details see Monday Repeated at 12.30am


Unknown: Isaac Newton
Unknown: Royai Mint
Unknown: Thomas Levenson.

: Woman's Hour

Presented by Jenni Murray.


Presented By: Jenni Murray.

: Writing the Century

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

: Crossing Continents

8/9. Gangland in Paradise
With a spectacular natural setting and a prosperous, laid-back lifestyle, Vancouver is named one of the best communities in the world in which to live. But this west coast Canadian city, host to the 2010 Winter
Olympics, is quickly developing another reputation. Bill Law tells the story of young gangsters exploiting legal loopholes to bu a multibillion-dollar illicit drugs industry with business savvy and bullets.
Producer Bill Law Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm

: Biggles: Adventures through Time

Alexander Armstrong looks at the origins of Major James Bigglesworth and how this character contrasts with that of his creator, W.E. Johns. He considers whether some of the Biggles stories, with their perceived imperialist and alleged racist content, are still acceptable reading in public libraries and schools today.


Presenter: Alexander Armstrong
Producer: Stephen Garner

: You and Yours

Consumer affairs with Winifred Robinson.


Unknown: Winifred Robinson.

: The World at One

News and comment, with Martha Kearney.


Unknown: Martha Kearney.

: Costing the Earth

1/9. Turbines or Tearooms. Much of the British countryside is off-limits to green energy development. Tom Heap asks if it is time to site badly needed wind turbines in National Parks. Repeated from Monday at 9pm

: The Archers

Rptd from yesterday at 7pm

: Afternoon Play: Fireflies

By Tena Stivicic. Martin is on his way to a Swiss suicide clinic when he meets his ex-girlfriend and love of his life Clara. The story of their relationship is told as they find themselves stranded in an airport with a comically neurotic couple recovering from alcohol addiction, a young Russian on the way to be a nanny in America, and a retired man who is hoping to visit his ungrateful son.
Producer/Director Peter Kavanagh


Unknown: Tena Stivicic.
Director: Peter Kavanagh
Martin: James Fleet
Clara: Helena Breck
Olga: Lizzy Watts
Oliver: David Hargreaves
Jeanne: Annabelle Dowler
Nate: Stephen Hogan
Customs officer/Felipe: Benjamin Askew
Loud speaker announcer/Charles: Philip Fox

: Open Country

Rptd from Saturday at 6.07am

: Radio 4 Appeal

Rptd from Sunday at 926pm

: The Heart of Saturday Night

3/3. Step Right Up. Ian Rankin 's tale - packed with intrigue and menace - of a young Jack-the-lad who's taken under the wing of a London market trader known as "Saviour". Soon he begins to wonder how his mentor got his name. Read by Dominic Cooper. For details see Tuesday


Unknown: Ian Rankin
Read By: Dominic Cooper.

: I Was a Child Prodigy

4/5. In 1950 three-year-old Jonathan Cocking could read Shakespeare and remember long sequences of numbers. Chris Ledgard catches up with Jonathan today, who claims he wasn't a prodigy and has been living down the label ever since. For details see Monday


Unknown: Chris Ledgard

: Open Book

Repeated from Sunday at 4pm

: The Material World

Quentin Cooper explores topical scientific issues, discussing the latest developments with researchers from across the country.
5.00 PM Presented by Eddie Mair.


Presenter: Quentin Cooper
Producer: Roland Pease

: 4 at the Fringe

2/2. Micky Flanagan presents highlights from the Edinburgh Fringe, featuring performances from John Gordillo ,
Lucy Porter , Alistair McGowan and Tom Basden. Producer Paul Russell


Unknown: Micky Flanagan
Unknown: John Gordillo
Unknown: Lucy Porter
Unknown: Alistair McGowan
Unknown: Tom Basden.
Producer: Paul Russell

: The Archers

Wayne hits the bull's-eye with the darts team. For cast see Friday Repeated tomorrow at 2pm

: Front Row

A round-up of arts news and reviews with Kirsty Lang.


Presenter: Kirsty Lang
Producer: Victoria Shepherd

: Writing the Century

4/5. Week Nine: Tom and Stella. 1966: Stella's love for Tom grows stronger, as does her parents' pressure to end the relationship. By Vanessa Rosenthal.
For cast and details see Monday Repeated from 10.45am


Unknown: Vanessa Rosenthal.

: The Report

Linda Pressly investigates whether the recent bombings on Majorca by the Basque separatist group ETA signal the resurgence of the organisation or the last gasps of a desperate band who know their time is running out. Producer Wesley Stephenson


Unknown: Linda Pressly
Producer: Wesley Stephenson

: In Business

7/9. Media Mayhem. With global recession and technology upheaval having a detrimental effect on traditional broadcasters, Peter Day asks how new media will fare once the slump is over. Producer Ben Crighton Repeated on Sunday at 9.30pm


Producer: Ben Crighton

: Leading Edge

New series. 1/13. Geoff Watts meets Robert May , president of the British Science Association, whose address to its annual Science Festival focuses on population biology and the apparent problem of natural selection: why do we do things for the common good when "survival of the fittest" is a key principle of evolutionary theory? Producer Martin Redfern


Unknown: Geoff Watts
Unknown: Robert May
Producer: Martin Redfern

: No Triumph, No Tragedy

Rptd from 9am

: The World Tonight

Presented by Robin Lustig.


Presented By: Robin Lustig.

: Book at Bedtime: Love and Summer

4/10. As Miss Connulty observes Ellie and Florian's nascent friendship, the memory of her own tragedy is stirred. By William Trevor. For details see Monday


Unknown: William Trevor.

: I've Never Seen Star Wars

3/5. Mark Steel. Host Marcus Brigstocke invites Mark Steel to try new experiences. Producer Bill Dare


Unknown: Mark Steel.
Unknown: Mark Steel

: Jon Ronson on ...

2/Z Living in the Past. Jon Ronson wonders why a childhood incident continues to linger in his memory after so many years. Producers Simon Jacobs and Laura Parfitt


Unknown: Jon Ronson
Producers: Simon Jacobs
Producers: Laura Parfitt

: News

: Book of the Week:Newton and the Counterfeiter

4/5. By Thomas Levenson. Rptd from 9.45am


Unknown: Thomas Levenson.

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.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

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.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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