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: News Briefing

: Farming Week

Presented from Northern Ireland by Ian Harvey BBC Northern Ireland
6.25 Shipping forecast long wave only

: Today

Presenters John Tlmpson and Wendy Jones
6.45* Prayer for the Day
With METROPOLITAN ANTHONY Archbishop of Sourozh
7.0, 8.0 Today's News Read by colin doran
7 30 8 30 News headlines 7 .45* ' Thought for the Da" Editor JULIAN HOLLAND


Presenters: John Tlmpson
Presenters: Wendy Jones
Read By: Colin Doran
Editor: Julian Holland

: The Week on 4

A look ahead with . Christopher Slade


Unknown: Christopher Slade

: Miles Kington

again tries to set the record straight with the help of the BBC Sound
(Repeated; Fr, 11.45 pm)
8.57 Weather; travel

: News

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

Unpredictable conversation from the people who will be in the news this week. Uncalled. for appearance by Kenneth Robinson.


Unknown: Kenneth Robinson.
Producer: Peter Estall

: Gardeners' Sunday

Roy Hay talks about gardens open this summer in aid of The Gardeners' Royal
Benevolent Society and The Royal Gardeners' Orphan Fund,
Booklet, Gardens to Visit, 40p from booksellers, or 60p by post from: Gardeners' Sunday[address removed]


Talks: Roy Hay

: News

: Money Box

: Daily Service

nem, p 54; Holy Spirit truth divine (BBC liB 155); Psalm 126; Deuteronomy 5, vv 1-11 (rsv); Come. Holy Ghost (BBC HB 508) long wave onlu

: Morning Story

The White Stallion by JOHN MILLER
Read by Scan Barrett Producer mitch raper


Unknown: John Miller

: News

followed by travel

: Down Your Way

: Poetry Please!

Presented by Charles Tomlinson
Producer BRIAN PATTEN BBC Bristol


Presented By: Charles Tomlinson
Presented By: Readers John Carson
Producer: Brian Patten

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Jenni Mills Editor JOHN getgood


Presenter: Jenni Mills
Editor: John Getgood

: It Makes Me Laugh

John Peel invites you to share his enjoyment in recalling the words. music and people that have tickled his sense of humour.
12.55 Weather; travel: programme news


Unknown: John Peel
Producer: Brian Cook

: The World at One:News

Presenter Brian Widtake


Presenter: Brian Widtake

: The Archers

1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only

: News

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Sue MacGregor including during the week some Talking Point discussions. Your Letters and other topics.
Among these today
Food from Abroad: ALICE SALMON cooks a typical dish from Gibraltar.
The Best Things in Life: (3) Water. Brenda KIDMAN samples the 1982 vintage of Adam's Ale. The Intruder by GILLIAN TINDALL abridged in 12 parts by ELIZABETH BRADBURY Read by AMANDA MURRAY (4)
The Woman's Hour Book, £6.50, from booksellers


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Brenda Kidman
Unknown: Gillian Tindall
Unknown: Elizabeth Bradbury
Read By: Amanda Murray
Editor: Wyn Knowles

: News

: Afternoon Theatre: The Wing of the Fly

by Angela Eaton
with Miriam Margolyes as Aimeem, Jill Balcon as Kadine Jennet, David March as Kizia Agasi and Steve Hodson as Kapi Aga

'It is better to live under the wing of the fly than to sleep in the grave...' (A saying of Islam)

(Broadcast Sat 8.0 pm)


Writer: Angela Eaton
Director: Graham Gauld
Aimee: Miriam Margolyes
Kadine Jennet: Jill Balcon
Kizla Agasi: David March
Kapi Aga: Steve Hodson
Josephine: Frances Jeater
Mother Superior: Theresa Streatfeild
Duenna: Gladys Spencer
Kemila: Michael Miller
Bey of Tunis: Spencer Banks
Ysin: Ursula Hirst
Selim: Gary Cady
Genilla: Miranda Forbes
Calphas: Katherine Parr
Osman: Peter Tuddenham
Asim: Stephen Garlick
Mahmoud: Elizabeth Lindsay
Madame: Wendy Murray

: I Remember Christy Brown

A celebration of Christy Brown , the Irish writer who died last autumn. Severely crippled from birth, he became a best-selling author and poet. His family and friends talk to Libby Purves.


Unknown: Christy Brown
Unknown: Libby Purves.
Producer: John Skrine

: Story Time

Z for Zachariah (5)

: PM

Presenters Gordon Clough and Valerie Singleton on VHF until 5.55
5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather: programme news


Presenters: Gordon Clough
Presenters: Valerie Singleton

: The Six O'Clock News

including Financial Report

: News

: The Archers

(Repeated: Tues 1.40 pm)

: Start the Week with Richard Baker

(Reuised repeat of 9.5 am)

: The Monday Play

' His biting is immortal: those that do die of it do seldom or never recover.'
Act V, Scene 11)
Mrs Bee is a wealthy old lady and the owner of a considerable estate. When news of her approaching death reaches the family, most of them gather like hovering vultures. Her son, Michael, has just been made redundant, and sees a possible inheritance as a good way out of his situation. Directed by ian COTTERELL (Repeated: Sun 2.30 pm)


Unknown: Malcolm Quantrill
Unknown: Mrs Bee
with Mrs Bee: Mary Ellis
Susan: Angela Down
Michael: Clive Francis
Kate: Kate Coleridge
Louise: Jill Lidstone
Wilson: Christopher Scott

: Kenneth Matthews Looks Back

Two Ladies of Athens

: Kaleidoscope

includes Play for
Tomorrow on BBC1,
Tuesdays, at 9.25 pm, a series conceived to produce six individual views of life at various times within the next 25 years: and The Grass is Singing, a new film version of Doris Lessing 's novel starring Karen Black.
Presenter Paul Vaughan Producer john BOUNDY Editor ROSEMARY HART


Unknown: Doris Lessing
Unknown: Karen Black.
Presenter: Paul Vaughan
Producer: John Boundy
Editor: Rosemary Hart

: Weather

: The World Tonight: News

with Alexander MacLeod Editor KEN goudie


Unknown: Alexander MacLeod
Editor: Ken Goudie

: Science Now

Presented by Peter Evans Producer deborah COHEN


Presented By: Peter Evans
Producer: Deborah Cohen

: A Book at Bedtime

The Awakening (6) long wave only

: The Financial World Tonight

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: Today in Parliament

long wave only

: News

Weather report; forecast long wave only 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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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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