with Bryan Murray and Sharon D. Clarke
Where would you find Sikhs playing in a West Indian steel band? (Luton.) And what did six blind men learn from an elephant? (A lot.)
Director CELIA THOMSON Producer JUDY MERRY
'Come, Let Us Go....'
Gary Davies joins Linda Le Vasseur in her home in Guernsey for a simple service of prayer and reflection. The Dean of Guernsey,
The Very Rev John Foster , reflects on the wise men. Readings: Micah 4, w 1-2 Matthew 2, vv 1-12 Producer ERNEST REA
Series producer HELEN ALEXANDER BBC Bristol
Murray Walker talks to world champion motorbike riders Geoff Duke and Cecil Sandford and to trials riders Bill Nicholson and Olga Kevelos and there's rare archive film of the stars. Research DEREK MILLWARD Producer JOHN CLARKE (R)
A series of programmes based on excerpts from French television and designed to help develop the skills of understanding spoken and written French. Ailleurs ...
Narrated by Gilles Dattas Programme adviser MICHEL KUHN Production TERRY DOYLE (R) (e)
French for beginners in the tenth of 15 programmes. Carolle Rousseau and Patrick Simpson-Jones look back over the French covered so far. And a last look at the mountains around Grenoble. Studio director MARY SPRENT Producer DAVID WILSON (R) (e) (Complementary programme on Radio 4 VHFjFMat 5.00pm)
Spanish for beginners in the fifth of 15 programmes
Yolanda Vazquez shows how to say what languages you speak, and looks at how well the Spanish speak foreign languages. And she follows two popular summer sports in the north - rowing races and mountain hiking. Director STEPHEN MOSS
Producer DAVID WILSON (R) (e)
Book £6. 95; two cassettes £4.95 each; computer software £22.95 from retailers
(Complementary programme on Radio 4 VHFjFM at 5.30pm)
Fifty thousand farmers will go bust in the United States this year. Whole agricultural communities are simply loading up their possessions and heading for the cities. Memphis, Missouri, is a mid-western farm town on the brink of collapse. Producer MARTIN SMALL BBC Pebble Mill (R)
of the Day Live
Everton v Nottingham Forest from Goodison Park, Liverpool
Introduced by Jimmy Hill The first live football coverage of the New Year features two of the clubs who have spent the first half of the season in pursuit of the Barclays League leaders.
League champions Everton remain one of the most difficult sides to beat on their own pitch.
But Forest's away record, through the first five months of the season, has been among the best.
Commentator JOHN MOTSON Series producer JOHN SHREWSBURY Editor BOB ABRAHAMS
Fax is back again ... Have you a question you want answered to settle a family dispute, silence the pub bore. end a shop-floor squabble, or just satisfy your curiosity? c Bill Oddie , Debbie Rix and Billy Butler find the off-beat, amazing and unusual nuggets of information, that you want to know. Call Faxline on [number removed]or write to: Bill Oddie , Fax, BBCtv, PO Box 173, Manchester M60 1FA Designer JOHN HOLLAND Producer ALAN WALSH BBC North West
Introduced by Hugh Scully
In the first of the tenth series, the experts visit Worcester to find rare ivory, jade and Sheffield plate; there's a 17th-century lantern clock, a huge stoneware garden pot and a valuable sporting painting peppered by a shotgun blast. Directors ROY CHAPMAN
LOUISE CAPELL. DIANE REID
Producer CHRISTOPHER LEWIS BBC Bristol
0 FEATURE: page 8
Eight keys to successful learning.
Presented by Sue Edelson with The Go Go Boys
Whatever you're learning, whether's it's chemistry, cookery, computers or car maintenance, the keys to learning are much the same. The first key is to be clear about why you are doing a course because the clearer your reasons the easier it will be to keep going.
Film editor PHILIP O'SHEA
Assistant producer BARRY TOMALIN Produced by JULIAN STENHOUSE (e)
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES
At the start of the new year, a look back to last summer when Ian Gall joined some of the many thousands of pilgrims who regularly visit the beautiful Hebridean island of Iona to search for new beginnings.
It was here, in the middle of the sixth century, that Columba came with his band of monks to found a monastery. And it is exactly 50 years since
GEORGE MACLEOD came with his band of labourers to rebuild the abbey and found his community.
Ian talked to community members, visitors and islanders who gathered in the abbey to sing Songs of Praise. Tell out, my soul (Woodlands); I am for you; Summer suns are glowing (Ruth); Heaven on earth: I feel the winds of God today (Petersham); A touching place; Inspired by love and anger; We are marching Pianist HELEN TAYLOR Conductor JOHN BELL
Assistant producer CHRIS LOUGHLLN Producer MICHAEL A. SIMPSON Editor STEPHEN WHITTLE BBC Scotland
by ROY CLARKE
'I'm interested in life with a capital L. Well, I'm even prepared to start with a small L, but nobody wants to talk to me about it.'
NORMAN CLEGG (aged 18)
Yorkshire May 1939 withand
Designer DAVID HITCHCOCK
Film cameraman KEITH BURTON Film recordist BRYAN SHOWELL Film editor JOHN WILKINSON Produced and directed by GARETH GWENLAN
0 FEATURE: page 6
Last year the BBC received around a thousand million pounds from the licence fee. It was your money. How was it used? Tonight's special programme, introduced by the Chairman of the BBC,
Marmaduke Hussey , is your chance to find out.
Did you know that it took 30 miles of cable to cover the Open Golf Championship? That a television studio burns as much electricity in five days as the average house does in 15 months?
That the BBC has the largest commercial record library in the world? That 50,000 videos of Watch with Mother were sold last year?
How does Martyn Lewis know what's going on all over the world? What does
Bergerac do when it rains in the middle of a sunlit crime? What do Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones think of Terry Wogan ? Go behind the scenes with stars of radio and television like Sue Lawley, Esther Rantzen , Desmond Lynam , Brian Redhead ,
Derek Jameson and many others. Find out what the problems were in 1987, who took the decisions and where the money went. Producers
NICK HANDEL. LAURENCE REES
Executive producer GEORGE CAREY
0 FEATURE: page 82
* CEEFAX SUBTITLES
Pattie Coldwell invites you to put your questions live to Michael Checkland , the BBC's Director-General, and to Marmaduke Hussey ,
Chairman of the Board of Governors. Ring her on [number removed]if you want to talk to them about the past year in the BBC. Producer PETER WEIL BBC North West
The Beliefs, the Passions, the Values That Shape Our World ...
The documentary series which reports from around the world on religious and moral issues and deals with the basic questions which have always haunted mankind.
Editor JANE DRABBLE
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.
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.