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: Shipping forecast

long wave only

: News

: Farming Today



Unknown: Leslie Cottington

: Yours Faithfully

A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent Gerald Priestland
6.55 Weather: programme news


Unknown: Gerald Priestland

: News

: On Your Farm

Producer ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham


Producer: Anthony Parkin

: It's a Bargain

7.55 Weather: programme news

: News

: Sport on 4

with Tony Lewis Featuring
Rugby Union: THE
AUSTRALIANS play their seventh tour match when they meet London division at Twickenham. Prospects today and an assessment of form so far.
Plus the rest of the news at home and abroad. including the off-beat and the humorous.
A Radio Sport and OB production


Unknown: Tony Lewis

: News

: Breakaway

Bernard Falk , with help from IAN LYON and SUSAN MARLING , takes a critical look at the holiday, travel and leisure scene.
Producer JENNY MARSHALL Editor ROGER MACDONALD For information sheets send a large sae to: Breakaway, [address removed]


Unknown: Bernard Falk
Unknown: Ian Lyon
Unknown: Susan Marling
Producer: Jenny Marshall
Editor: Roger MacDonald

: News Stand

Desmond Wilcox takes a look at the weekly magazines, their views on the news and the special interests they reflect.


Unknown: Desmond Wilcox
Producer: Sharon Banoff

: The Week in Westminster

Robert Carvel views the past week through the eyes of backbench mps and peers.


Unknown: Robert Carvel

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 114; Let all the nations of the earth (bp 47); Psalm 82; Jeremiah 10, vv 7-12 (rsv); All people that on earth do dwell (BBC HB 450)

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC correspondents throughout the world talk about the countries they work in - the politics and the people. Editor PADDY OKEKFFE


Editor: Paddy Okekffe

: News

: Money Box

Presented hy
Louise Butting
The programme that keeps you in touch with what's happening in the field of personal savings, tax. mortgages, insurance, social security and the financial problems of everyday life. A Financial World Tonight production

: The News Quiz

The last seven days put in a questionable way by Barry Took to a panel including Alan Coren Gay Search and Hunter Davies
Written and compiled by JOHN LANGDON and the producer DANNY GREENSTONE
(Repeated: Mon 6.30 pm)
12.55 Weather: programme news


Unknown: Barry Took
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Hunter Davies
Unknown: John Langdon
Producer: Danny Greenstone

: News

: Any Questions?

Marghanita Laski
Sir Campbell Adamson John Butterworth and David Aaronovitch from Birmingham
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only


Unknown: Marghanita Laski
Unknown: Sir Campbell Adamson
Unknown: John Butterworth
Unknown: David Aaronovitch

: News

: Wildlife

The special edition with topics suggested by you, the listener.

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Not Cricket by PETER WHALLEY
A' Yorkshire village cricket field on a golden July afternoon; the beer tent is open. the pollen count low. Only ungentlemanly conduct threatens to cast a cloud over the proceedings.
Directed by TONY CLIFF BBC Manchester


Unknown: Peter Whalley
Directed By: Tony Cliff
Dr Brown: Geoffrey Banks
David: Peter Biddle
Jill: Kate Lee
Desmond: Christopher Godwin
Kevin: Russell Dixon
Terry: Malcolm Tierney

: Medicine Now

: Profile

The political cartoonist is half-journalist and half-artist. Both his editorial and his graphic lines must be sharp and acute. The American cartoonist Ranan Lurie , who joined The Times last year, talks to Alan Protheroe about his profession.


Unknown: Ranan Lurie
Unknown: Alan Protheroe
Producer: Andrew Joynes

: Enquire Within

Let Neil Landor , together with his specialist experts, sort out your queries. Producer SIMON ELMES
(Rptd: Thurs 11.50 am)


Unknown: Neil Landor
Producer: Simon Elmes

: Prefaces to Shakespeare

Troilus and Cressida The BBC Television production of Troilus and Cressida can be seen this evening on BBC2 at
8.40 pm. Norman Rodway , a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company, gives a personal view of this very ' modern ' play which hovers between comedy and tragedy.
(Sir David Hunt gives his view of the play in ' Shakespeare in Perspective ' on BBC2 tonight at 6.10 pm)


Unknown: Norman Rodway
Producer: Alan Wilding
Unknown: Sir David Hunt

: Does He Take Sugar?

A magazine of special interest to disabled listeners and their families, with countrywide news and views on all matters of concern to them.
Presenter Marilyn Alan Editor MARLENE PEASE
Correspondence address: BBC. Broadcastinq House, London W1A 4WW
Tel: [number removed]Ext: 7048


Presenter: Marilyn Alan
Editor: Marlene Pease

: People and Places

A series of six programmes
It has a castle once besieged by ' the flower of English chivalry ', a college with ' Early
Marzipan ' architecture and a tendency to knock down bits of its past.
Herbert Williams looks at a seaside resort which provokes affection, nostalgia - and sometimes despair.
BBC Wales


Unknown: Herbert Williams

: Week Ending

5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather: programme news

: News

: Desert Island Discs

The broadcaster Glyn Daniel
(Repeated: Friday 9.5 am)


Unknown: Glyn Daniel

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

Amiably competitive conversation inspired by current public and private preoccupations.


Music By: Peter Skellern
Producer: Jenny de Yong

: Baker's Dozen

Richard Baker presents a blend of musical entertainment on record, mixing the well-loved with the less familiar and occasionally including the spoken word.
(Repeated: Wed 11.5 am)


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Ray Abbott

: Saturday-Night Theatre

Operation Lightning Pegasus
A comedy by ALICK ROWE with Timothy West as Agamemnon
What really happened at the fall of Troy? Was the episode of the wooden horse as heroic as Homer would have it? Or was his Iliad a cover-up, a PR job, for what was in fact a military fiasco?
Directed by SHAUN MACLOUGHLIN. BBC Bristol (Repeated: Mon 3.2 pm)


Comedy By: Alick Rowe
Unknown: Timothy West
Directed By: Shaun MacLoughlin.
Andromache: Joy Harrison
Hector: Neil Stacy
Achilles: Henry Stamper
Patroclus: Nicholas Courtney
Melops: Christian Rodska
PhiliCUS: Ronald Herdman
Menelaus: Siôn Probert
Odysseus: Hugh Dickson
Helen: Norma Ronald
Paris: Tim Bentinck
Priam: Andrew Hilton
Cassandra: Rosalind Adams
Diomedes: Geoffrey Bateman
Harpist: Valerie Aldrich-Smitb

: Weather

: News

: Elisabeth Soderstrom

A new six-part series
The great Swedish soprano recalls, with the aid of gramophone records, some of the unusual places where she has sung.
' I once sang in the Toronto Maple Leaf Garden, a cosy little place than can seat 15,000 people. Mostly it's used for ice hockey and bicycle races. We performed Faust there ... ' Producer

: Lighten Our Darkness

An evening meditation led by David Winter


Unknown: David Winter

: The Burkiss Way

A brand new late-night repeat. Revision Lesson 1: Remember the Burkiss Way starring Jo Kendall
Nigel Rees. Chris Emmett and Fred Harris


Unknown: Jo Kendall
Unknown: Nigel Rees.
Unknown: Chris Emmett
Unknown: Fred Harris
Written By: Andrew Marshall
Written By: David Renwick
Producer: David Hatch

: Places I've Lived, People I've Known

Harry Soan looks back at six villages which have been his home and some of the folk who gave them their character.
1: Childhood in Berkshire Producer ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Harry Soan
Producer: Anthony Parkin

: 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.

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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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