with Brian Redhead in Manchester and John Timpson in London
At 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today with 7.25* and 8.25' VHF Regional News and Weather: and Thought for the Day at 7.45'
English Regions: see column 5
Tomorrow Will Be Better Still by FLORENCE BAKER
Read by Gaynor Morgan Rees
'The date is Saturday 25 July 1921. It has been the most significant day of my life so far. I expect tomorrow will be better still.'
Producer HARRI GWYNN BBC Wales
Presenter George Luce including MOLLY PRICE-OWEN and DICK WATKINSON with the BBC Shopping Basket, the weekend's best buys. all the news that affects consumers, and, of course, your views in What s On Your Mind?
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Talk till Two.
2.0 - 2.2 News
Food for Friends: MICHAEL SMITH , food stylist' and historian, recounts the story of his us Bicentennial banquet.
Traveller Extraordinary: dame FREYA STARK in conversation With JUNE KNOX-MAWER. Answer and Comment. SHIRLEY COOKLIN reads
Family Units by RUTH FINCH (9)
Me and the Girls
A play by MICHAEL LEECH based on the short story by NOEL COWARD with Peter Woodthorpe as George Banks
George had ambitions to be one of the great musical comedy stars of the 1920s - but like many other young hopefuls he never quite made it. Now. 30 years later, and facing a fatal illness, he remembers those years of hope....
Piano played by MARTIN GOLDSTEIN
Produced and directed by KAY PATRICK
2: Poor Little Rich Girl with Elizabeth Proud as Mrs Elvira Barney and John Rye as Sir Patrick Hastings Written by PETER HUNT
Narrated by Frank Windsor
Mrs Elvira Barney had been one of the bright young things of the 20s. In June 1932, after a disastrous marriage, she was accused of shooting and killing her lover. To the surprise even of many of her friends she was found not guilty. Was she really innocent, or was it true that there was one law for the poor and another for the rich? with PATRICIA GALLIMORE
DAVID MARCH, ANTONY VICCARS and MANNING WILSON and with a personal recollection of Mrs Barney from BARBARA CARTLAND
Producer ALAN HAYDOCK
(Repeated: Friday 11.5 am)
The Price of Progress
Presented by John Vaizey
The debate about the ' traditional ' and ' progressive ' philosophies of education has been revived in recent weeks with the publication of research findings on the results achieved in the classroom by the two systems of teaching. A survey of schools showed that the move towards ' progressive ' techniques, strongly advocated by the Plowden Report nearly ten years ago. has had far less effect than was supposed. But what do we mean by ' progressive ' and how useful are the labels ' traditional ' and ' progressive '? How do we measure ' progressive ' in education standards? Producer MICHAEL GREEN BBC Manchester
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.
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.