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News, weather, papers, sport

: Farming Today

: Today

Introduced by John Timpson with LIBBY PURVES Including at
7.0 and 8.0 Today's News Read by PETER DONALDSON
7.30 and 8.30 News headlines


Introduced By: John Timpson
Unknown: Libby Purves
Read By: Peter Donaldson

: News

: Straight Down the Line

A phone-in magazine for teenagers.
Ring Ed Stewart and his guests Suzl Quatro and John Craven about their different branches of teenage entertainment. How did they come to start? What do they think you want from a successful programme or record? What do you think?
Phone in your views on any of today's topics and features-and on the special report by Sue Cook.
Fashion, magazines - the whole ' teenage industry '. Is their view of you and your interests accurate? What would you like to see changed?
Ring your thoughts and queries on [number removed]: lines are open from 8.0


Unknown: Ed Stewart
Unknown: Suzl Quatro
Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Sue Cook.
Producer: Chris Riley

: News

: Sing a Song of ...

Hills and Mountains Derek Jones introduces the BBC WEST OF ENGLAND SINGERS conductor PHILIP MOORE BBC Bristol


Introduces: Mountains Derek Jones
Conductor: Philip Moore

: Daily Service

NEM, p 1; How glorious Sion's courts appear (BBC HB 493); Psalm 63; Luke 8, vv 26-39 (NEB); Ye boundless realms of joy (BBC HB 483)

: Morning Story

Memories by MICHAEL BUTLER Read by Jonathan CecU


Unknown: Michael Butler
Read By: Jonathan Cecu

: News

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Blood Line by TIM ROSE PRICE


Unknown: Tim Rose Price

: Origins


: News

: You and Yours

Presenters Sue Cook and George Luce


Unknown: George Luce

: Desert Island Discs

Barbara Pym , the novelist, discusses the records she would take to a desert island with ROY PLOMLEY
12.55 medium only
Weather and programme news


Unknown: Barbara Pym
Producer: Derek Drescher

: The World at One: News

Presented by Gordon Clough


Presented By: Gordon Clough

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor
The Heavens' Displeasure 1: HELEN PALMER delves into lightning, thunderstorms, and how best to live with them.
2.0-2.2 News
Two Cheers: HONOR WYATT stands up for minority groups. Mike Sheils in America....: in Atlanta, Georgia, with the Cox family.
Back to the Grind: DENNIS SKILLICORN visits an old water mill which is now back in business.
The Hall in the Field (4)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Helen Palmer
Unknown: Mike Sheils

: Listen with Mother

Story: How the Foghorn was Lost and Foundby nuTH SIMONIS


Unknown: Nuth Simonis

: News

medium only from 3.5

: Questions to the Prime Minister

medium only. Live from the House of Commons.

: A la Carte

medium only

: News

: Story Time

We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea (2)

: PM Reports

Presented by Gordon Clough


Presented By: Gordon Clough

: Serendipity

Begged, Borrowed or Stolen?
Tom Vernon investigates some cases of petty pilfering in popular music.
5.55 medium only
Weather and programme news


Unknown: Tom Vernon

: Many a Slip

'twixt Eleanor Summerfield Gillian Reynolds and David Nixon Tim Rice
Tune Twisters from Steve Race
In the Chair Roy Plomley Devised and written by IAN MESSITER
(Repeated: Thursday 12 27 pm)


Unknown: Eleanor Summerfield
Unknown: Gillian Reynolds
Unknown: David Nixon
Unknown: Tim Rice
Unknown: Roy Plomley
Written By: Ian Messiter
Producer: Martin Fisher

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wednesday 1.30 pm)

: Time for Verse

A series in which Christopher Ricks selects poems from the New Oxford Book of English Verse.
17: Strong Music
Poems by Jonson, Pope and Tennyson.
(Repeated: Saturday 11.20 am, medium only)


Unknown: Christopher Ricks
Reader: Hugh Dickson
Producer: Alec Reid

: Proms 78

as Radio 3 followed by an interlude

: Kaleidoscope

A nightly review of books, films, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.
Presented by Jacky Gillott Producer BRIAN BARFIELD
9.59 Weather


Presented By: Jacky Gillott
Producer: Brian Barfield

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: The News Quiz

: A Book at Bedtime

A House for Mr Biswas (7)


Unknown: Mr Biswas

: The Financial World Tonight

Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends

: News

Weather report and forecast followed by an interlude

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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.

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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.

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