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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

Pi esented by Paul Burden and Hash Sykes including at
6.45* Prayer for the Day THE REV RICHARD HARRIES
7.0, 8.0 Today's News
Read by Pauline BUSHNELL
7.30. 8.30 News headlines
7.45' Thought for the Day


Unknown: Paul Burden
Unknown: Hash Sykes
Unknown: Richard Harries
Read By: Pauline Bushnell

: Yesterday in Parliament

8.5S Continental Travel Information

: News

: Desert Island Discs

V. S. Naipaul , the writer, chooses the eight records he would take to a desert island and discusses them With ROY FLOMLEY. Who devised the programme. Producer DEREK DRESCHER


Unknown: S. Naipaul
Unknown: Roy Flomley.
Producer: Derek Drescher

: Feedback

David Simmons takes up your comments about BBC programmes and policy with producers and management.
Producer JENNY DE YONG (Repeated: Sun 5.0 pm)
Please send questions, criticisms, or praise about radio or television, to: Feedback, BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A IAA.
Every letter cannot be answered, but each one will be read.


Unknown: David Simmons

: News

: International Assignment

BBC New York Correspondent Paul Reynolds presents a profile of Ronald Reagan - film actor, Governor of California and, possibly, the next President of the United States. A Radio News production by RICHARD ANTHONY BAKER


Unknown: Paul Reynolds
Unknown: Ronald Reagan
Production By: Richard Anthony Baker

: Daily Service

NEM, p 67; 0 Lord, thou art my God and King (BBC HB 470); Psalm 146; 1 Corinthians 3, vv 1-9 (iv); Now thank we all our God (BBC HB 277)

: Story Time

Dragonflight by ANNE MCCAFFREY abridged in 15 parts by MONICA . GREY Read by ANNA CALDER-MARSHALL (15) Producer jenvth WORSLEY (Starting 1 Moon in the Cloud by Rosemary Harris )


Unknown: Anne McCaffrey
Unknown: Monica Grey
Read By: Anna Calder-Marshall
Unknown: Rosemary Harris

: News

: The Lighter Side of Life

Vincent Kane presents a series looking at the Lighter Side of Life. Parody, poetry and satire applied to normally weighty matters like politics, economics, sex. culture, and so on. Also a chance to meet again some of the characters created in previous series. Written and produced by VINCENT KANE BBC Wales


Unknown: Vincent Kane
Produced By: Vincent Kane

: News

: You and Yours

News, views and advice for consumers Presenters Jenni Mills and Bill Breckon


Presenters: Jenni Mills
Presenters: Bill Breckon

: The Year in Question

Sounds and scenes from a past year challenge the memories of residents Terry Wogan and Ann Meo and guests
Irene Thomas and Brian Johnston
Chairman Richard Stilgoe Questions set by MARGARET HOWARD
Producer HELEN FRY
12.55 Weather: programme news: long wave only


Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Ann Meo
Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: Brian Johnston
Unknown: Richard Stilgoe
Unknown: Margaret Howard
Producer: Helen Fry

: The World at One: News

Presenter Brian Widlake


Presenter: Brian Widlake

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

: Woman's Hour

Introduced from Birmingham by Maureen Staffer Midlands' Guest:
Beryl Reid , the actress
Heredity or Environ-mcnt: which has the greatest influence on our lives? The Birmingham Family Study is providing important clues by looking at the differences and similarities between twins. HELEN lloyd reports. Portrait of a Potter: JOSIAH WEDGWOOD , who revolutionised the British pottery industry, was born 250 years ago. PAT CALLAGHAN finds out about his life and achievements. BBC Birmingham
Smallbone Deceased by MICHAEL GILBERT abridged in 11 parts by JACK SINGLETON
Read by PETER COPLEY (8)


Unknown: Beryl Reid
Unknown: Helen Lloyd
Unknown: Josiah Wedgwood
Unknown: Pat Callaghan
Unknown: Michael Gilbert
Unknown: Jack Singleton
Read By: Peter Copley

: News

: Listen with Mother



Unknown: Margaret Gore.
Unknown: Michael Deacon
Written By: Moira Miller
Producer: David Bell

: Afternoon Theatre

Certain Souvenirs by JAN NEEDLE
An overnight train journey from Manchester to Glasgow. Two people alone in the carriage - each immersed in their own isolation. As the train rushes through the night, they strike up a faltering conversation. But conversation does not always mean understanding.


Directed By: Michael Bartlett
Joe: Sean Barrett
Irene: Elizabeth Proud
Narrator: Alfred Burke

: How Does Your Garden Grow?

Seven programmes on the science of growing things 2: Foundations for Growth What does a plant need for healthy development? Dr Glyn Jones looks at how growth takes place. (First broadcast on R3)


Unknown: Dr Glyn Jones

: Preview

: Short Story

Mésalliance by PAT EURCHARD
Read by June Barrie
' " You know what you've done! " Ali shouted furiously. " By one single irresponsible act you've ruined the whole of our future!" " " Not the fut- ure." said Rik. " The past. I've just wiped out 200 years of history." ' Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol


Read By: June Barrie

: PM

with Robert Williams and Gordon Clough
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather: programme news


Unknown: Robert Williams
Unknown: Gordon Clough

: The Six O'Clock News

includi ng Financial Report

: Going Places

Richard Hudson-Evans brings you stories behind the scenes in the world of travel and transport. including Continental Travel Information


Unknown: Richard Hudson-Evans
Producer: Deborah Christie
Editor: Roger MacDonald

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Mon 1.40 pm)

: Pick of the Week

with Margaret Howard Producer BRIAN COOK
(Rptd: tomorrow 10.45 am)


Unknown: Margaret Howard
Producer: Brian Cook

: The Week in Synod

Rosemary llartill reports on this week's proceedings in the General Synod, or ' Parliament of the Church of England. Producer DAVID WINTER


Unknown: Rosemary Llartill
Producer: David Winter

: Any Questions?

Lady Howe Katharine Whitchorn Phil Drabble and Norman Willis tackle the issues raised by the audience at New-town. Powys, Wales.
Chairman David Jacobs Producer CAROLE STONE BBC Bristol iRptd: tomorrow 1.10 pm) Listeners' views for use in Any Answers?, Thursday 4.15, to Any Answersf, BBC, Bristol BS8 2LR


Unknown: Lady Howe Katharine Whitchorn
Unknown: Phil Drabble
Unknown: Norman Willis
Unknown: David Jacobs
Producer: Carole Stone

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke
(Repeated.- Sun 9.15 am)


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Kaleidoscope

Presenter Sheridan Morley Producer ANNE WINDER Sheridan's Films: p 13


Presenter: Sheridan Morley
Producer: Anne Winder

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

with Alexander MacLeod


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod

: Week Ending

David Jason, Bill Wallis, David Tate, Sheila Steafel and The David Firman Trio
(Rptd: tomorrow 5.25 pm)


Actor: David Jason
Actor: Bill Wallis
Actor: David Tate
Actor: Sheila Steafel
Musicians: The David Firman Trio
Writer: GuyJenkin
Writer: John Langdon
Writer: Richard Quick
Writer: Andy Wilson
Writer: Bob Sinfield
Writer: Brian Bethell
Writer: Jeremy Browne
Writer: Chris Stratford
Writer: Dave Morley
Producer: Griff Rhys Jones

: A Book at Bedtime

The Sign of Four (5) long wave only

: The Financial World Tonight

long wave only

: Miles Kington

: News

Weather report; 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.

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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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