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: Up to the Hour

with Edward Cole


Unknown: Edward Cole

: News

: Today

John Sergeant in London
Brian Redhead in Manchester

: News

: Today

: Yesterday in Parliament

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: News

: These You Have Loved

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(A shortened version of Saturday's broadcast at 7.30)

: News

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: From Our Own Correspondent

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: Daily Service

NEM, P 5; King of glory (BBC HB 325); Psalm 19. vv 1-11 (NEB): Acts 4, v 32-5, v 10; Through all the changing scenes of life (BBC HB 481)

: Morning Story

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The Wedding Party by KATE CRUISE O'BRIEN Read by Trudy Kelly BBC Northern Ireland


Read By: Trudy Kelly

: News

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: Down Your Way

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(Broodcast on Sunday at 5.15)

: Closed World of Love

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Archie Hill reads from his prize-winning book.
4: The Windows of the World
He can be cared for," they say, " and you will be free ... Perhaps he'd be happier with his own sort?"
' Perhaps. But we don't know, do we? ...'
Abridged in six parts by EILEEN HOTS


Producer: Barbara Crowther

: News

: You and Yours

Presented by Sue Cook and George Luce


Presented By: Sue Cook
Presented By: George Luce

: Just a Minute

12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news

: The World at One: News

Introduced by Brian Widlake


Introduced By: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

(medium only from 2.0)
Introduced by Sue MacGregor
A View from the Continent: A regular reflection of events and reactions in Europe.
2.0-2.2 News
A Million 'Kisses': Andy Price talks to Vivian Greene whose cartoons have made a million.
Flying on a Shoestring: Maeve Binchy with a once and for all guide to cheap flights.
Starting from Scratch: Frances Berry helps Brian and Kay Bellens establish a new garden.
Roman Tales: 4: The Go-Between


Introduced by: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Andy Price
Unknown: Vivian Greene
Unknown: Maeve Binchy
Unknown: Frances Berry
Unknown: Brian Bellens
Unknown: Kay Bellens

: Listen with Mother

medium onlu
Story: The Coat Hanger by TRJNA ROCKEY

: News

medium only from 3.5

: Questions to the Prime Minister

(medium only)
with Brian Curtois, the BBC's Political Correspondent.


Presenter: Brian Curtois

: Wildlife

medium only
(Broadcast on Mon at 10.5 am)

: News

: Jack de Manio Precisely

Jack de Manio meets them all. Producer DAVID ANTHONY TURNER


Unknown: Jack de Manio
Producer: David Anthony Turner

: Story Time

Eagles Near the Carcase 9: Valiant Endeavour

: PM Reports

Presented by Brian Widlak *


Presented By: Brian Widlak

: Serendipity

Singers in 78 ALAN BLYTH looks back to the era of the 78 rpm record. His first programme is devoted to one of the best-loved singers of the first half of this century, Richard Tauber.
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news


Unknown: Alan Blyth
Unknown: Richard Tauber.
Producer: Peter Tanner

: News

: The Archers

Written by ALAN BOWER


Written By: Alan Bower

: Checkpoint

Presented by Roger Cook Editor DENNIS LOWER
(Repeated: Friday 10.5 am)


Presented By: Roger Cook
Editor: Dennis Lower

: Sister Laurentia and Brother Bernard

by MICHAEL J. BUTLER , based on In a Great Tradition by the Benedictines of Stanbrook
The Letters sent between Bernard Shaw and Dame Laurentia McLachlan, a nun who became Abbess in the closed order of Stanbrook Abbey near Malvern, chart the growth of a strong friendship which lasted over 20 years until Shaw's death in 1950. Their relationship was often argumentative, sometimes amusing, but always deeply concerned. Saint Joan
Directed by VANESSA WHITBURN BBC Birmingham
(Barbara Leigh-Hunt and Morgan Sheppard are members of the RSC)


Unknown: Michael J. Butler
Directed By: Vanessa Whitburn
Unknown: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Sister Laurentia: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Bernard Shaw: Denys Hawthorne
Sydney Cockerell: Morgan Sheppard
Mrs Shaw: Jane Hyltom
Gentleman: Leslie Dunn
Joan: Ciaran Madden
Dunois: Peter Crazz

: Ray Gosling

: Analysis

The Two Scotlands (1)
The make-up of the next Westminster Government could well be decided by what happens in Scotland. It's a country divided into pro- and anti-Devolutionists, and into oil 'haves' and 'have nots'.
Mary Goldring examines the social, political and economic tensions of the two Scotlands.


Presenter: Mary Goldring
Producer: Tom Read

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer ANNE WINDER


Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Producer: Anne Winder

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

John Tusa reporting


Unknown: John Tusa

: Any Answers?

Introduced by David Jacobs Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol


Introduced By: David Jacobs
Producer: Carole Stone

: A Book at Bedtime

A Fearful Joy (4)

: 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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