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: Morning Has Broken

long wave only from 6.45

: News

long wave only
7.10 Sunday Papers long wave only
7.15 Apna Hi
Ghar Samajhiye : for Asians BBC Birmingham long wave only
7.45 Bells
7.50 Turning Over New Leaves: The Rev Robert Clarke looks at and selects readings from
Healing as a Sacrament by MARTIN ISRAEL.


Unknown: Ghar Samajhiye
Unknown: Robert Clarke

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer DAVID COOMES


Presented By: Clive Jacobs
Producer: David Coomes

: Leo McKern

talks about the work of volunteers who help to save Britain's threatened countryside.
Donations to: British Trust for Conservation Volunteers, [address removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from Bolton Parish Church
Sung Eucharist according to the rite of the Book of Common Prayer
Celebrant. THE REV JOHN PAXTON. Preacher
I Peter 2, w 19-25;
Matthew 16, vv 13-28
Hymns: Take up thy cross; There is a green hill; 0 crucified Redeemer; We sing the praise
Service setting: Merbecke Motet: Bring us 0 Lord God (Harris)
Organist WILLIAM MORGAN BBC Manchester


Unknown: John Paxton.

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Directed by PETER WINDOWS Producer WILLIAM SMETHURST Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
BBC Birmingham


Directed By: Peter Windows
Producer: William Smethurst
Editor: Anthony Parkin

: Weekend

with Gillian Reynolds Produced by the Woman's Hour unit

: Smash of the Day

I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again- The Wonder Show starring Tim Brooke -Taylor, John Cleese
David Hatch , Jo Kendall and Bill Oddie Written by TIM BROOKE-TAYLOR . JOHN
Music THE DAVE LEE GROUP Producer HUMPHREY BARCLAY (First broadcast in 1967)


Unknown: Tim Brooke
Unknown: John Cleese
Unknown: David Hatch
Unknown: Jo Kendall
Unknown: Bill Oddie
Written By: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Producer: Humphrey Barclay

: The Food Programme

Derek Cooper looks into the future as he visits the Vegetable Research
Station in Warwickshire, and goes back to the past, to discover the roots of our tastes and flavours. Producer JOY HATWOOD


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: The World This Weekend: News

Presenter Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presenter: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

Ken Ford invites Geoffrey Smith
Daphne Ledward
Dr Stefan Buczacki to answer questions from listeners.
BBC Manchester
(Repeated: Wed 10.0 am)


Unknown: Ken Ford
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Daphne Ledward
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki

: Afternoon Theatre

Mirror, Signal,
Manoeuvre by STEVE MAY with Having had enough of the stifling respectability of middle-class marriage, driving instructor Percy Longridge runs away to safety in an inner-city red light district. He soon finds, however, that it is not quite the refuge he imagined ...
Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol


Unknown: Percy Longridge
Directed By: Brian Miller
Percy: John Hartoch

: Talking About Antiques

Arthur Negus and Bernard Price discuss your questions with Hugh Scully.
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol long wave only


Unknown: Arthur Negus
Unknown: Hugh Scully.

: The Living World

A Home for All God's Creatures
Roy Spring takes
Mike Stoddart and Peter France on a nature trail around Salisbury Cathedral.
Producer JOHN HARRISON BBC Bristol
(Repeated: Thurs 9.30 am) long wave only


Unknown: Mike Stoddart
Unknown: Peter France
Producer: John Harrison

: News

long wave only

: Down Your Way

(Details: Mon 11.0 am) long wave only

: News



Unknown: Clive Rosun

: Feedback

with Colin Semper


Unknown: Colin Semper

: A Passage Through the South Pacific

A four-part series 3:Happy Isles
In the villages where
Elisabeth Mardall stayed in the Solomon Islands there are a few signs that Western influence is beginning to stir people's interest in consumer durables, but protected by mangrove swamps from the sea, and lulled by the natural fertility of the soil they live contentedly - for how long?


Unknown: Elisabeth Mardall
Producer: Pat Taylor

: The Bird of Dawning

(Details: Wed 12.27 pm)


Unknown: John Masefield

: Bookshelf

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh talks to
Hunter Davies about the new collection of his views and opinions Men,
Machines and Sacred Cows. Producer ANNE HOWELLS
(Repeated: Thurs 4.10 pm)


Unknown: Hunter Davies
Producer: Anne Howells

: In Spite of Ourselves

3: A Celebration of Failure 'Every genuine Christian community is a community where people fail. are seen to fail and are forgiven.' Dame Maria Boulding ,
OSB, looks at life's ultimate failure-death, and sees in it the place for true recognition of the glory of God.


Unknown: Dame Maria Boulding

: With Respect, Ambassador

(Details: Mon 7.20 pm)

: Ad Hoc Adventures

A six-part series
Bob Symes , steam enthusiast and amateur cook, deserts his kitchen and sallies forth in search of leisure occupations suitable for a gentleman of increasing age and girth.
2:Here Be Dragonnes ...investigating myth, history and mystery on your own doorstep.


Unknown: Bob Symes
Producer: Kate Fenton

: Our Mutual Friend: 1: Cut Adrift

by Charles Dickens.
Dramatised in ten episodes by Betty Davies.
With Michael Kitchen as John Rokesmith, Janet Maw as Lizzie Hexham, Robert Lang as Rogue Riderhood, Michael Cochrane as Eugene Wrayburn, Pippa Guard as Bella Wilfer, Michael Graham Cox as Mr Boffin, Megs Jenkins as Mrs Boffin, Douglas Livingstone as Silas Wegg and Simon Cadell as the Narrator.

"Has a dead man any use for money? Is it possible for a dead man to have money? What world does a dead man belong to? T'other world. What world does money belong to? This world."
(Repeated: Friday 3.0 pm)
Feature: page 17


Author: Charles Dickens
Dramatised by: Betty Davies
Director: Jane Morgan
Narrator: Simon Cadell
John Rokesmith: Michael Kitchen
Lizzie Hexam: Janet Maw
Rogue Riderhood: Robert Lang
Eugene Wrayburn: Michael Cochrane
Bella Wilfer: Pippa Guard
Mr Boffin: Michael Graham Cox
Mrs Boffin: Megs Jenkins
Silas Wegg: Douglas Livingstone
Gaffer Hexam: Henry Stamper
Mr Veneering: Geoffrey Collins
Mrs Veneering: Jane Wenham
Twemlow: Timothy Bateson
Mr Podsnap: Jack May
Mrs Podsnap: Narissa Knights
Lady Tippins: Cecile Chevrau
Mortimer Lightwood: Steve Hodson
Charley Hexam: Michael Jenner
Mr Inspector: Stephen Thorne
Mrs Wilfer: Avril Elgar
Mr Wilfer: Hugh Dickson
Lavinia: Moir Leslie
Miss Abbey Potterson: Margot Boyd
[Actor]: William Eedle
[Actor]: Clive Panto
[Actor]: Mark Rolston
[Actor]: Mark Straker

: News

: Bestseller

Last of four programmes The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by EDWARD GIBBON
I am at a loss to describe the success of the work, without betraying the vanity of the writer.
Written and presented by Stanley Williamson with Peter Jeffrey as Gibbon


Unknown: Edward Gibbon
Presented By: Stanley Williamson
Unknown: Peter Jeffrey

: From Death to Life

Sue Talbot finds links between giving birth and facing death.
Producer ROGER HUTCHINGS BBC Manchester


Producer: Roger Hutchings

: Inside Parliament

with David Davies


Unknown: David Davies
Producer: Peter Robins

: News

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.

Welcome to BBC Genome

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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