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: News

: Farming Today

Farming, food and countryside news. market trends and weather.
Producers Martin Small and Allan Wright


Producer: Martin Small
Producer: Allan Wright

: In Perspective

A note from Religious Affairs Correspondent Rosemary Hartlll
6.55 Weather; travel; programme news


Unknown: Rosemary Hartlll

: News

7.10 Today's Papers

: On Your Farm

A weekly review of the agricultural scene.
Producer ANTHONY PARKIN BBC Birmingham

: It's a Bargain

Norman Tozer with how to get the best from your hard-earned cash.
7.55 Weather; travel; programme news


Unknown: Norman Tozer

: News

8.10 Today's Papers

: Sport on 4

Harry Carpenter is your host for the programme which looks at all facets of the sporting world.
The International Rugby Union season starts today with ENGLAND entertaining FRANCE at Twickenham and last year's
Championship winners, Ireland, travelling to Murrayfield to play
Scotland.Alookforward to both matches with some of the personalities involved; and cricket as HENRY BLOFELD reports from Brisbane on England's second one-day international against NEW ZEALAND in The World Series Cup
Producer DAVE GORDON see feature: page 23


Unknown: Harry Carpenter
Unknown: Henry Blofeld
Producer: Dave Gordon

: Breakaway

Introduced by Bernard Falk with help from
SUSAN MARLING and IAN lyon taking a critical look at the holiday, travel and leisure scene. Producer
Editor ROGER MACDONALD including at
8.57 Weather; travel
9.0 News


Introduced By: Bernard Falk
Unknown: Susan Marling
Unknown: Ian Lyon
Unknown: Jenny Mallinson
Editor: Roger MacDonald

: News Stand

Mike Chancy takes a look at the weekly magazines. their views on the news and the special interests they reflect.


Unknown: Mike Chancy
Producer: Mike Gilliam

: Talking Politics

John Harrison spotlights the intense lobbying surrounding the government's plans to privatise British telecommunications.


Unknown: John Harrison
Producer: Margaret Budy

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 84; Rejoice. 0 land, n God thy might (BBC
HB 433); Canticle 4; Luke 7. vv 36-50 (GNB); King of glory. King of peace (BBC HB 325)

: Pick of the Week

Radio and tv extracts with Margaret Howard


Unknown: Margaret Howard

: From Our Own Correspondent

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

: News

: Money Box

Presented by Louise Bolting
Keeping 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
(Repeated: Mon 10.2 am)


Presented By: Louise Bolting

: Alistair Cooke

A series of eight programmes
The Instruments of Jazz 3: The Clarinet
12.55 Weather: programme news


Unknown: Johnny Dodds
Unknown: Jimmie Noone
Unknown: Barney Bigard
Unknown: Benny Goodman
Unknown: Jimmy Giuffre
Producer: Alan Owen

: News

: Any Questions?

from Dunstable, Beds John Mortimer , QC John Harvey-Jones Simon Jenkins and Virginia Bottomley
1.55 Shipping forecast long wave only


Unknown: John Mortimer
Unknown: John Harvey-Jones
Unknown: Simon Jenkins
Unknown: Virginia Bottomley

: News

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Parish Magazine by JOAN BAKEWELL
Luke Culprit
As the vicar sits earnestly editing the Parish Magazine, he little realises the events he chronicles are very far from being the simple rural doings that they seem. In fact. the arrival of the new curate is bringing about not only the subtle disintegration of the peaceful parochial scene, but of his own domestic bliss!
(Repeated: Tues 11.3 am)


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Directed By: David Johnston
The Rev Arthur: Michael Aldrldge
Mrs Culprit: Miranda Forbes
Amy Trevithick: Katiierine Parr
Jocelyn: Patrick Naismith
Jocelyn: Janet Burnell
Lettice Thrimble: Madi Hedd
Lucy Moffat: Jill Lidstone

: Medicine Now

Geoff Watts reports on the health of medical care.


Unknown: Geoff Watts

: Wildlife

Introduced by Derek Jones


Introduced By: Derek Jones

: Scenes from Village Life

The third of seven programmes shedding light on the rustic scene. The Flowing Bowl
' The village inn, the dear old Inn.... But some disapprove' of the rustics' over-indulgence. Poetry. prose and song about the joys and temptations of the tavern.
Readers Bay Smith
Elizabeth Proud and John Darran
Producer HERBERT Williams BBC Wales


Unknown: John Darran
Producer: Herbert Williams

: News

: International Assignment

BBC correspondents cast a collective eye over a contemporary issue.

: Does He Take Sugar?

A magazine of special Interest to disabled listeners and their families with countrywide news and views on matters of concern. Presenter
William Forrester


Unknown: William Forrester
Editor: Marlene Pease

: Sniffing

For more and more young people. glue sniffing - more exactly, solvent inhalation - is a way to rebel. to get drunk on the cheap, to experience new sensations.
Peter Evans talks to some of the people involved - parents, professionals and the sniffers themselves - and offers practical help. Consultant ANNAS DIXON
Prorlucer CHRISTOPHER STONE (Revised repeat)


Talks: Peter Evans
Unknown: Annas Dixon
Unknown: Prorlucer Christopher

: Week Ending

An irreverently critical look back at the week.

5.50 Shipping forecast long wave only
5.55 Weather: travel; programme news

: News

With BRIAN PERKINS including Sports Round-up


Unknown: Brian Perkins

: Desert Island Discs

Baroness Maria von Trapp (Details: Friday 9.5 am)


Unknown: Baroness Maria von Trapp

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

Amiably competitive conversation inspired by current public and private preoccupations Music byinstant sunshine Producer


Unknown: Michael Ember

: Richard Baker

with a selection of music on record.


Producer: Ray Abbott

: Saturday-Night Theatre: The Honourable Schoolboy

The Honourable Schoolboy by John LE CARRE dramatised in two parts by FREDERICK BRADNUM
2. Under pressure from the Americans, Smiley now has less than three months to discover the purpose of the money being channelled from Karla in Moscow to Drake Ko in Hong Kong. Jerry Westerby is let oft the leash. He is told to 'shake the tree to see what falls out'. But without day to day control how reliable will Jerry prove to be?
Theme composed by STEPHEN HANCOCK
Directed by ROGER PINE
BBC Birmingham
(Repeated: Mon 3.2 pm)
(Martin Jarvis is a National Theatre player)


Written By: John Le Carre
Composed By: Stephen Hancock
Directed By: Roger Pine
The Hon Jerry Westerby: Martin Jarvis
George Smiley: Peter Vaughan
Lizzie Worthington: Natasha Pyne
Peter Guillam: John Rowe
Connie Sachs: Mary Wimbush
Doc di Sails: Cyril Shaps
Tiny Ricardo: Peter Marinker
Martello: Paul Maxwell
Craw/Drake Ko: Henry Stamper
Mr TiU: Roger Hume
Molly Meakin: Heather Barrett
Murphy: Terry Molloy
Sam Collins: Alexander John
American Major: David Vann
Saul Enderby: Ronald Baddiley

: Weather

: News

: My Music at Sadler's Wells

A special edition of the musical panel game devised by EDWARD j. MASON and TONY SHRYANE to celebrate 300 years of a theatre at Sadler's Wells. Frank Muir and John Amis challenge
Dents Norden and Ian Wallace Chairman Steve Race Questions compiled by STEVE RACE. Producers TONY SHRYANE and PETE ATKIN


Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Dents Norden
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Producers: Tony Shryane
Producers: Pete Atkin

: Lighten Our Darkness

An evening meditation led bv Helen Alexander BBC Scotland


Unknown: Helen Alexander

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

followed by an interlude

: 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.

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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