• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

  • Show Years

    Hide Years

  • Issues

Close group

Close group

Day Navigation


: Open University

7.15 Geology: Britain Before Man
7.40 A Case of Common Ownership
8.5 Handicapped in the Community
8.30 Science: Particle Physics
8.55 Popular Planning in Dockland
9.20 Geometry: Klein
9.45 The Search for Minerals
10.10 Brake Testing
10.35 The Novel and Television: 2
11.0 History of Mathematics

: The Sea of Faith


: Kyung Wha Chung Plays Bach

Kyung Wha Chung plays and directs Bach's Concerto in E major for Violin and Strings.
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra, directed by Trevor Pinnock , opens the programme with Handel's Overture and Minuet from 'Ode for St Cecilia's Day'. Producer JAMES HUNTER BBC Scotland


Unknown: Kyung Wha Chung
Directed By: Trevor Pinnock

: The World Chess Championships

Jeremy James with news from the 1984 Championships.
Anatoly Karpov challenged by Gary Kasparov
Commentator Bill Hartston Producer JILL DAWSON


Unknown: Jeremy James
Unknown: Anatoly Karpov
Unknown: Gary Kasparov
Commentator: Bill Hartston
Producer: Jill Dawson

: Rebecca

The first of four movies by the master of suspense. starring
Laurence Olivier Joan Fontaine
Wealthy widower Maxim de Winter returns from Monte Carlo to his family estate in Cornwall, bringing with him his new bride, a shy and unsophisticated lady's companion. At Manderley the new Mrs de Winter finds herself haunted by the spirit of her husband's first wife, Rebecca, who died in mysterious circumstances.... This atmospheric love story proved a vast international success and won the Oscar as the best film of 1940 - the only one of Hitchcock's films to be so honoured.
(Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho is on Friday at 11.20 pm)
FILMS: page 29


Screenplay: Robert E. Sherwood
Screenplay: Joan Harrison
Based on the novel by: Daphne Du Maurier
Producer: David Selznick
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Maxim de Winter: Laurence Olivier
Mrs de Winter: Joan Fontaine
Jack Favell: George Sanders
Mrs Danvers: Judith Anderson
Major Giles Lacey: Nigel Bruce
Col Julyan: C. Aubrey Smith
Beatrice Lacey: Gladys Cooper
Frank Crawley: Reginald Denny
Mrs Van Hopper: Florence Bates

: News Review

Moira Stuart looks at the best news pictures of the week. With subtitles


Unknown: Moira Stuart
Editor: Bob McDougall

: The Money Programme

Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton present Britain's most popular financial and business programme with LUKE CASEY. NICK CLARKE and MARK ROGERSON reporting from home and abroad on your money and other people's.
Including this week:
The Macau Connection: how the last remnant of Portugal's Far Eastern empire hopes to profit from the planned Chinese takeover of Hong Kong. and The Ad Man and the Accountant: on Monday
Britain's accountants will be able to advertise their services for the first time. What happens when an old established profession meets the marketing man? Director DON HARLEY


Unknown: Brian Widlake
Unknown: Valerie Singleton
Unknown: Nick Clarke
Unknown: Mark Rogerson
Director: Don Harley
Editor: Michael Hogan

: River Journeys

3: Eater of Men
Christina Dodwell , writer and ...... explorer, spent two years living with the tribal peoples of Papua New Guinea. Now she returns to make a journey across the island - still one of the most remote places on earth.
Christina takes a World War n mission boat, The Kaseli, on the Sepik River. She goes crocodile-hunting, and then revisits a tribe where she is honoured in a rarely-seen initiation ceremony.
In the Highlands she joins the first rafting expedition to attempt a descent of the dangerous Wahgi River. So treacherous are its rapids that locals call it the 'Eater of Men'. With good reason, as it turns out.
Written and presented by Christina Dodwell
Readings by Anthony Quayle Original music by ALAN PARKER Photography MIKE SPOONER


Unknown: Christina Dodwell
Presented By: Christina Dodwell
Unknown: Anthony Quayle
Music By: Alan Parker
Music By: Photography Mike Spooner
Unknown: David Brinicombe
Editor: Charles Davies

: Another Six English Towns

with Alec Clifton-Taylor The fourth programme in the current senes in which Alec Clifton-Taylor , with his unrivalled enthusiasm for buildings, takes a discerning look at six of England's historic towns. 4: Devizes
Plumb in the middle of Wiltshire sits the town with the quaint name of Devizes. It no longer has its 12th-century castle - on the site there now is 'a pantomime re-creation of the Victorian period'. But it retains its medieval street plan and the original castle's enormous outer bailey has become the largest market place in the west of England. Once its houses were almost entirely timber-framed; many were provided with brick fronts in the 18th century. Recently some have even 'been smothered with that most repellent material - pebbledash!'.
In 1810 the Kennet and Avon Canal was opened - the Devizes flight of 29 locks is the second longest in England. Bath stone was able to travel as never before, and in its heyday the canal changed the tace or tne town.
Music composed by jm PARKER Photography COUN WALDECK Film editor SUSAN spivey Executive producer BRUCE NORMAN


Unknown: Alec Clifton-Taylor
Unknown: Alec Clifton-Taylor
Composed By: Jm Parker
Editor: Susan Spivey
Producer: Bruce Norman
Producer: Jane Coles

: News on Two

with Jan Leeming Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Did You See... ?

The television review presented by Ludovic Kennedy with highlights and discussion of the past week's programmes on all of the channels.
What has been the impact of BBC2's trio of nuclear programmes - Barry Hines's film Threads, On the 8th Day and Monday's Newsnight discussion?
Can you always create a politician, as World in Action (Granada) implied? Is The
Invisible Man (BBC1) better seen than read?
Taking part in today's discussion are: philosopher Mary Midgley, Edwina Currie, MP and playwright Alan Plater.


Presented By: Ludovic Kennedy
Guest: Mary Midgley
Guest: Edwina Currie
Guest: Alan Plater.
Assistant Producer: Beth Holgate
Assistant Producer: Nicholas Shakespeare
Director: Kevin Loader
Producer: John Archer

: International Golf

The Suntory World Matchplay
Championship The Final
Highlights of the drama of today's 36-hole final at Wentworth.

: Future-Tense!: Westworld

opens a season of films of fantasy and prediction
Starring Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin

The holiday resort of Delos offers its clients anything they want. For a mere 1,000 dollars a day they can even kill people - over and over again. But in this 'perfect' world of robots and fantasy things begin to go terrifyingly wrong and the holiday of a lifetime becomes a nightmare.
Films: page 29


Producer: Paul N. Lazarus
Writer/Director: Michael Crichton
Gunslinger: Yul Brynner
Peter Martin: Richard Benjamin
John Blane: James Brolin
Medieval knight: Norman Bartold
Chief supervisor: Alan Oppenheimer
Medieval queen: Victoria Shaw
Banker: Dick van Patten
Arlette: Linda Scott
Technician: Steve Franken
Black knight: Michael Mikler

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.

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.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
Continue Cancel