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: Farming Week

A regional view of farming in the week ahead.
Presented from Scotland by ROY GREGOR
BBC Scotland


Unknown: Roy Gregor

: Up to the Hour

with Peter Donaldson
Headlines and weather, news for sports fans. Prayer for the Day (Mon THE REV DAVID CAINK , Tues-Thurs THE REV ROY TREVIVIAN , Fri THE REV RICHARD HARRIES )


Unknown: Peter Donaldson
Unknown: David Caink
Unknown: Roy Trevivian
Unknown: Richard Harries

: News

: Today

John Sergeant in London
Brian Redhead in Manchester

: Up to the Hour

with Peter Donaldson
Weather, sport and Thought for the Day


Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: News

: Today

Brian Redhead in Manchester John Sergeant in London Editor KEN GOUDIE
8.35 News headlines, weather, papers and sport


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Editor: Ken Goudie

: James Cameron

reflects on life in and out of the BBC Sound Archives.
(Repeated: Thursday 8.30 pm)

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

The programme that takes its own particular look at some of the issues and personalities of the forthcoming week.
Studio guests join the regular team for 50 minutes of live interviews, argument, music and mild irreverence.


Producer: Ian R. Gardhouse

: Children's Country Holidays Fund

David Hamilton on the need for summer holiday homes for less fortunate London children. Further enquiries to: CCHF, [address removed]


Speaker: David Hamilton

: News

: Wildlife

medium only
Do birds fly above the cloudst Why does a rabbit's nose twitch all the timer Who filled the blackbirds' nest, not with eggs, but with red berriest
The team answers another selection of your questions. Introduced by Derek Jones
BBC Bristol
(Revised repeat: Thursday
3.35 pm medium only)
Questions to: Wildlife, BBC. Bristol BSS 2LR


Introduced By: Derek Jones
Producer: John Harrison

: Daily Service

NEM, p 50; Away with our fears (BBC HB 147); Psalm 89; Acts 2, vv 1-13 (NEB); Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost (BBC HB 153)

: Morning Story

Read by Garard Green
' He knew he was very old. Too old to continue to exercise his authority over the herd. The younger bulls were growing more arrogant every day. It would not be long before one of them challenged his authority, and he knew that there could only be one end to such a battle.' Producer MITCH RAPER


Unknown: Robert Farrington
Read By: Garard Green
Producer: Mitch Raper

: News

: Take to the Hills

(Full details Thursday 7.45 pm)
11.51 medium only Announcements

: News

: You and Yours

Presenters Nancy Wist and Bill Breckon


Unknown: Bill Breckon
Editor: Dennis Lower

: Brain of Britain 1978

A nationwide general knowledge contest.
Chairman Robert Robinson 12: North of England (2)
ROBIN KELSEY (Sheffield), company director; SHEILA MORTON (Leeds); PAUL MILLETT (Lancashire), test pilot; BILL THOMAS (Liverpool), legal executive
The programme includes Beat the Brains in which listeners put their own questions to the contestants.
Programme devised by JOHN P. WYNN , Who. With IAN GILLIES , sets the questions Producer MARTIN FISHER
(Repeated: Thursday 6.30 pm)
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Robin Kelsey
Director: Sheila Morton
Unknown: Paul Millett
Unknown: Bill Thomas
Unknown: John P. Wynn
Unknown: Ian Gillies
Producer: Martin Fisher

: The World at One: News

Introduced bv Robert Williams


Unknown: Robert Williams
Editor: Derek Lewis

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

medium only from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor Trans-Atlantic Travellers: HELLA PICK and MAEVE BINCHY say 'When in America....'
2.1-2.2 News
Stranger in the Shire: ANDY PRICE on a trail or two in North Devon.
Not Bygones - But Here-and-Nows: BARBARA BUCHANAN deplores built-in obsolescence.
Money Matters: banker JOHN SIMMONDS with some advice for the self-employed.
Quartet in Autumn (t)


Unknown: Hella Pick
Unknown: Maeve Binchy
Unknown: Barbara Buchanan
Unknown: John Simmonds
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: Listen with Mother

medium only
Story: Auntie Aggie Makes a Clootie Dumpling by DORRITH M. SIM


Unknown: Dorrith M. Sim

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Shadows by JACK GERSON


Unknown: Jack Gerson

: Story Time

Eagles Near the Carcase by PETER SOMERVILLE-LARGE abridged in ten parts by BARRY CAMPBELL
Read by Gary Watson 1: The Biology station
InthisthrillerayoungEnglish naturalist at a biological station in southern Spain, unwittingly finds himself a fugitive from both the law and sinister underworld forces. Producer BRIAN MILLER
BBC Bristol


Unknown: Peter Somerville-Large
Unknown: Barry Campbell
Read By: Gary Watson
Producer: Brian Miller

: PM Reports

Presented by Robert Williams


Presented By: Robert Williams
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Down the Garden Path

Geoffrey Smith talks to Kenneth Ford about the week in his and your garden. BBC Manchester
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news


Talks: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Kenneth Ford

: The Six O'Clock News

Including Financial Report with half-an-hour of reports from BBC Newsmen around the world

: The Enchanting World of Hinge and Bracket

Presented bv Patrick Fyffe and George Logan With DAPHNE HEARD and HERBERT SMITH
BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 12.27 pm)


Unknown: Patrick Fyffe
Unknown: George Logan
Unknown: Daphne Heard
Unknown: Herbert Smith
Written By: Mike Craig.
Written By: Lawrie Kinsley
Written By: Ron McDonnell
Producer: James Casey

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tuesday 1.30 pm)

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC Correspondents throughout the world talk about the countries they work in - the politics and the people Producer PADDY O'KEEFFE


Producer: Paddy O'Keeffe

: The Monday Play

The Naylor Affair by ELISABETH BUND
With music by STEPHEN BOXER
After the execution of King CharlesI,Englishsocietywas in a stateEnglish society was ipastateofflux.Itwasa time of intense religious interest with men and women struggling to find their own way to God. One of the most important sects that sprang up was the Quakers and one of its most important members was James Naylor. His preaching created a following and he had to carry the weight of his disciples' fervour.
Directed by TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Sunday 2.30 pm medium only)


Unknown: Elisabeth Bund
Music By: Stephen Boxer
Unknown: James Naylor.
Directed By: Tony Cliff
Singer/Skippon: Stephen Boxer
George Fox: John Franklyn-Robbins
James Naylor: David Calder
Martha: Gillian Hanna
Edward/Desborough: Will Tacey
Francis/Speaker: Russell Dixon
Dorcas: Harriet Walter
Ruth: Sally Gibson
Followers of James Naylor: Polly Warren
Followers of James Naylor: Bob Eaton
Followers of James Naylor: Robert McIntosh
Downing: John McGregor
Pickering: Keith Clifford
Anne Naylor: Marlene Sidaway

: A Sideways Look at....

Anthony Smith takes a sideways look at Talking to Strangers.


Unknown: Anthony Smith

: Kaleidoscope

A nightly review of books, films, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
Presented by Michael Oliver
9.59 Weather


Presented By: Michael Oliver
Producer: Richard Bannerman

: The World Tonight: News

John Tusa reporting with voices and opinions from around the world


Unknown: John Tusa
Editor: Alastair Osborne

: Profile

Private portraits of people In the public mind, sketched out in their own words - and with detail from others. (Shortened version: Tuesday 11.35 am)

: A Book at Bedtime

Twenty Years A-Growing (6)

: 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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