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: Farming Today

: Up to the Hour

with John Marsh


Unknown: John Marsh

: News

: Today

Brian Redhead in Manchester Jobn Sergeant in London


Unknown: Brian Redhead

: News

: Today

: Yesterday in Parliament

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: News

: Local Time

Presented by Francis Matthews Producer JANE MARSHALL BBC Birmingham


Presented By: Francis Matthews
Producer: Jane Marshall

: A Bar for Nothing

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The third of seven programmes in which Johnny Morris recalls with records and happy memories, his days in a small amateur orchestra.


Unknown: Johnny Morris
Producer: Patrick Lambert

: News

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: Checkpoint

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: Daily Service

NEM. p 62; 0 praise ye the Lord! (BBC m 27Si; Psalm 25, vv 1-10; Acts 9, v 43 to 10,
16 (NEB): Father, hear the prayer (BBC HB 352)

: Morning Story

medium only The Contest by ANNE C. MCSPORRAN Read by Victor Carin
Producer ALLAN g. ROGERS BBC Scotland


Read By: Victor Carin
Producer: Allan G. Rogers

: News

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: Analysis

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The View from the Cities

: Letters from Everywhere

People in the British Isles and abroad tell of the doings and concerns of their own parts of the world - and those they visit. Producer PADDY O'kEEFFE


Producer: Paddy O'Keeffe

: News

: You and Yours

Presenters Sue Cook and George Luce


Unknown: George Luce

: Quote ... Unquote

12.55 medium onlu
Weather and programme news

: The World at One: News

Presented by Gerdo. Clough


Presented By: Gerdo. Clough

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

medium only from 2.0 from Northern Ireland
Margaret Percy , Helen Madden and Martin Clarke guide you round the house and gardens of Mount Stewart on the shores of Strangford Lough.
Social and political history, ornithology, the art of topiary andaregaloccasionwillall feature in the tour.
BBC Northern Ireland
The Dog Who Wouldn't Be by PARLEY MOWAT abridged by DELIA PATON Read by PETER WHITMAN
Last of seven instalments
(Music: Joplin s Sunflower Slow Drag)
2.0-2.2 News


Unknown: Margaret Percy
Unknown: Helen Madden
Unknown: Martin Clarke
Unknown: Mount Stewart
Unknown: Strangford Lough.
Abridged By: Delia Paton
Read By: Peter Whitman

: Usten with Mother

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Story: The Happy Little King Does Some Decorating by MOJU HERITAGE
Presenters AURIOL SMITH and SEAN BARRETT Written by RACHAEL DIRLEE Producer DIANA seep


Presenters: Auriol Smith
Presenters: Sean Barrett
Written By: Rachael Dirlee
Producer: Diana Seep

: News

: Afternoon Theatre

Somebody Else's Smile by ELIZABETH KAY with Sylvia Coleridge as Mary Bradley
Patricia Hayes as Sarah Jane
The trouble with us all is that we've been institutionalised. They create neuroses here. They're meant to cure them. I had a bit of trouble with my legs, that's why they put me here. No room in an ordinary hospital at the time. Been here ever since - 25 years. It's not just a geriatric unit either. Some of the patients are a bit funny. Psychiatric.'
(Patricia Hayes is in ' Filumena at the Lyric Theatre.


Unknown: Elizabeth Kay
Unknown: Sylvia Coleridge
Unknown: Mary Bradley
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Unknown: Sarah Jane
Pianist: Stuart Hutchinson
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Betty: Susan Richards
Agatha: Joan Matheson
Amy/penelope: Anita Sharp-Bolster
June: Aimée Delamain
Nurse: O'Hara Jenniferpiercey
Therapist: Heather Bell
Miss Stanley/Ann: Hilda Kriseman
Daphne/Meg: Margot Boyd
First Lady: Petra Davies
Second Lady: Brenda Kaye

: News

: The Magic Kingdom

From the gilded pinnacle of Cinderella s Castle,
Michael Oliver watches the parade go by in Walt Disney World, Florida. Through the extraordinary space-age technology and imagination of 'Audioanimatronics ' and the ' Imagineers ' he not only flies beyond the moon and fights with the Pirates of the Caribbean but also waltzes with the ghosts in the great ballroom of the Haunted Mansion and, in the Hall of the Presidents, meets Abraham Lincoln !
Producer jobn POWELL


Unknown: Michael Oliver
Unknown: Abraham Lincoln

: Story Time

A Question of Upbringing by ANTHONY POWELL abridged and produced in ten parts by PAMELA HOWE
Read by STEPHEN MURRAY (10) BBC Bristol


Unknown: Anthony Powell
Unknown: Pamela Howe
Read By: Stephen Murray

: PM Reports

Presented by Gordon Dough


Presented By: Gordon Dough

: Enquire Within

We all have niggling little questions in the corners of our minds that we mean to follow up some day ... when we have the time. Now you can unload your query onto Nell Landor and let the BBC Beference Library and other experts find the answer for you.
Questions - on postcards - to Enquire Within, BBC, London WIA 4WW
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Weather and programme newt


Unknown: Nell Landor
Producer: Denys Gueroult

: Going Places

with Barry Norman
A weekly look at the problems and the personalities in the world of travel and transport, with up-to-the-minute advice for people on the move this weekend.


Unknown: Barry Norman
Producer: Geoff Dobson
Editor: Roger MacDonald

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Monday 1.30 pm)

: Pick of the Week

Margaret Howard presents her selection of extracts.
(Repeated: Saturday 10.30 am)


Unknown: Margaret Howard
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: The Colourful History of the Balkan Thrones

2: The 200 Days
'The idea of an independent Albania was the cherished plan of two Austrian foreign ministers whose motives were not particularly creditable.'
Professer Sir Cecil Parrott, diplomat, historian and traveller in Central Europe, gives a fresh account of the unhappy reign of William of Wied, King of Albania.


Unknown: Sir Cecil Parrott

: Any Questions?

A spontaneous discussion by Jean Rook
Lord Cudlipp Ian Mlkardo. MP
Sir William Barlow
Chairman David Jacobs from Havant. Hampshire Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Saturday 1.15 pm)


Unknown: Jean Rook
Unknown: Lord Cudlipp Ian Mlkardo.
Unknown: Sir William Barlow
Unknown: David Jacobs
Producer: Carole Stone

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke
(Repeated; Sunday 9.15 am)


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Sheridan Merley ,


Presenter: Sheridan Merley

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: Week Ending....

An irreverently critical look back at the week's news with David Jason. Bill Wallis
David Tate. Sheila Steafel and the keyboards of Bill McGume
Written by ANDY HAMILTON , BARRY PILTON, JACK LANGDON. RICHARD QUICK. Producer Douglas ADAMS (Repeated: Saturday 5.30 pm)


Unknown: David Jason.
Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: David Tate.
Unknown: Sheila Steafel
Unknown: Bill McGume
Written By: Andy Hamilton
Unknown: Jack Langdon.
Producer: Douglas Adams

: My Delight

Professor Sir Alfred Ayer describes one of the pleasures of life. BBC Manchester


Unknown: Sir Alfred Ayer

: A Book at Bedtime

A Fearful Joy by JOYCE CARY abridged for radio in 15 parts by NEVILLE TELLER
(Moira Lister is in Murder Among Friends ' at the Comedy Theatre, London'
(Starting next Monday: Out of Africa by Karen Blixen )


Unknown: Joyce Cary
Read By: Moira Lister
Producer: David Johnstone
Unknown: Moira Lister
Unknown: Karen Blixen

: The Financial World Tonight

Today in Parliament followed by an interlude

: 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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