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: Up to the Hour

with Moira Stuart


Unknown: Moira Stuart

: News

: Today

Nigel Rees in London
Brian Redhead in Manchester


Unknown: Nigel Rees

: News

: Today

8.35 News headlines, weather, papers and sport

: The Glums

with Dick Benlley. June Whitfield and Jimmy Edwards
Supported hy WALLAS EATON 17: Odyssey for a Double Bed Written by FRANK muir and DENIS NORDEN
Producer CHARLES MAXWELL ( First broadcast in 1958) This edited version prepared by JOHN BROWELL


Unknown: Dick Benlley.
Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: Wallas Eaton
Written By: Frank Muir
Written By: Denis Norden
Producer: Charles Maxwell
Unknown: John Browell

: News

: Tuesday Call: [number removed]: Cats

(medium only)
Purr-purr, purr-purr, ptrrrpurr...
The sound of the Tuesday Call telephone appropriately anticipates this week's subject - cats. Should you choose a pedigree or a 'moggy' for a pet? How do you acclimatise a kitten to its new home? Should you have your cat neutered and what are the side effects?
In the studio to answer these, or any other questions you may have, are Grace Pond, author of several books on cats and a cat-show organiser, and James Alcock, veterinary surgeon.
In the Chair Barbara Myers
Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
The lines are open from 8.0 am


Unknown: Grace Pond.
Unknown: James Alcock
Unknown: Barbara Myers

: News

medium only

: Heroes for a Time

medium only
2: Jimmy Wheeler
' With his long experience playing the Music-Halls. no one could hold a candle to Jim He was what is so missing these days - he was a funny man ' I ARTHUR ASKEY) Every generation produces its cult figures. For a time they capture huge followings and receive much adulation.
Tony Bilbow looks back on the careers of people who were popular heroes and tries to discover the secret of their success. Producer BRIAN cook


Unknown: Jimmy Wheeler
Unknown: Tony Bilbow

: Daily Service

NEM, p 42; Lord, it belongs not to my care (BBC He 355); Psalm 84: 1 Samuel 17, vv 38b-51 (RSV); City of God, how broad and far (BBC HB 173)

: Morning Story

medium only
Mr Bultitude 's Performance by CHRISTOPHER RUSSELL Read by David March


Unknown: Mr Bultitude
Unknown: Christopher Russell
Read By: David March

: News

medium only

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

medium only in State Your Action by JOAN LOCK
INSPECTOR: All right. That's enough ...
PC WENDALL: They hurt me.
INSPECTOR: You'll get hurt a lot more than that out in the streets if you go on like that. Right. Let's have some comments.
Directed by DAVID H. GODFREY


Unknown: Joan Lock
Directed By: David H. Godfrey
PC Wendall: Andrew Branch
First Man/Sergeant: Henry Knowles
Second Man/Chemist: Peter Wickham
Inspector Renfrew: Douglas Blackwell
PC Riddle: Gavln Campbell
PC Jones: Fraser Kerr
pc Edwards/Drunk: Anthony Newlands
wpc Wren/Young woman: Karen Archer
First woman/Busybody: Heather Bell

: Profile

medium only (Shortened version of Mon's broadcast at 10.30)

: News

: You and Yours

Presenters Nancy Wise and Bill Breckon


Unknown: Bill Breckon
Editor: Dennis Lower

: Desert Island Discs

12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news

: The World at One: News

Introduced by Brian Widlake


Introduced By: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

(Monday's broadcast

: Woman's Hour

medium only from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor The Morning of the World: ANNE CATCUPOLE has visited Bali - one of Indonesia's smallest islands.
2.0-2.2 News
Reading Your Letters.
Slightly Less Stately: the first of a series in which JENNIFER MAY Visits some of the more unusual homes open to the public. Today: daydon House. What are they Doing to Me!: FAY WATSON reports on a conference on experiences of childbirth.
Vegetable Know-How: GAIL. DUFF on cooking Chinese leaves. Stories of Five Decades 4: The City


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor

: Listen with Mother

medium only
Story: Little Green Frog by EUGENIE SUMMERFIELD


Unknown: Eugenie Summerfield

: News

medium only from 3.5

: Questions to the Prime Minister

medium only
Live from the House of Commons. Todav's scene is set by David Holmes
Review: page 74


Unknown: David Holmes

: News

: Gardeners' Question Time

Broadcast on Sunday at 2.0)

: Story Time

Adventures of Gerard. 2: How the Brigadier Lost His Ear

: PM Reports

Presented by Brian Widlake


Presented By: Brian Widlake

: Serendipity

What Time is the Big Picture' Sieve Race looks back at yesterday's films and the music they featured. Producer TONY LIKE
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news

: Just a Minute

Chairman Nicholas Parsons Kenneth Williams
Clement Freud. Peter Jones and Janet Brown endeavour to prevent each other from talking for just a minute on this - or that. Devised by IAN MESSITER Producer JOHN BROWELL


Unknown: Nicholas Parsons
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: Clement Freud.
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Janet Brown
Unknown: Ian Messiter
Producer: John Browell

: News

: The Archers

Repeated : Wednesday 1.30 pm)

: Time for Verse

Twelve programmes in which Christopher Ricks looks at poetry found in the New Oxford Book of English Verne. 4:Dialogues including Welsh Incident by ROBERT GRAVES


Unknown: Christopher Ricks
Unknown: Robert Graves
Unknown: Readers Hugh Dickson
Unknown: John Gabriel

: Kathleen Ferrier Sings Orfeo

as Radio 1

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Michael Olixer Producer JOHN POWELL


Presenter: Michael Olixer
Producer: John Powell

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: Not Now, I'm Listening Again

(Shortened version of Sunday'* broadcast at 12.15)

: A Book at Bedtime

Brighton Sock (12)

: News

Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude

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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