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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

Music selected by Thelma Bailey and Michael Ford BBC Birmingham. Stereo


Unknown: Thelma Bailey

: News

7.10 Sunday Papers
7.15 Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye : for Asians
7.45 Bells
7.50 Turning Over New Leaves Rosemary Waketin looks at and selects readings from Calling for Action -An
Autobiographical Enquiry by DONALD SOPER


Unknown: Ghar Samajhiye
Unknown: Rosemary Waketin
Unknown: Donald Soper

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Clive Jacobs Producer DAVE COOMES


Presented By: Clive Jacobs
Producer: Dave Coomes

: Lord Soper

talks, for the Week's Good Cause, about the help and advice given to organisations who care for the elderly and infirm, and campaigns for improved services. Donations to: [address removed]]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from St John 's Wood Church, London
Holy Communion, Rite A Celebrant and preacher THE REV JOHN SLATER
Hymns: All my hope on God is founded; Tell out my soul the greatness of the Lord Psalm 90
Motet: Here, 0 my Lord
Readings: Genesis 4, vv 1-10 Mark 7, vv 14-23
Director of Music JOHN STREETING


Unknown: St John
Unknown: John Slater
Music: John Streeting

: 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

Helen Atkinson Wood and Jenni Mills go out in search of the Great British Sunday. Producer VANESSA HARRISON for the Woman's Hour unit


Unknown: Helen Atkinson Wood
Unknown: Jenni Mills
Producer: Vanessa Harrison

: Poles Apart: 6: Feminism - Where Do We Go from Here?

Janet Radcliffe Richards, philosopher and author of the controversial book The Sceptical Feminist, is very critical of the kind of feminism which claims that women are superior to men. The women she confronts today believe her strategies are limiting and even counterproductive.
Chairman Peter Oppenheimer
BBC Manchester


Unknown: Janet Radcliffe Richards
Unknown: Peter Oppenheimer
Producers: Lyn Webster

: The Food Programme

How about smoked frog's legs? Or smoked turkey or cheese or nuts? It seems that any food can be smoked these days, although usually to add flavour rather than to preserve, as in former times.
Derek Cooper investigates this growth market.


Unknown: Derek Cooper

: The World This Weekend: News

with Gordon Clough


Unknown: Gordon Clough

: Gardeners' Question Time

visits Gloucestershire where members of the Highnam Garden Club put their questions to
Geoffrey Smith , Clay Jones and Dr Stefan Buczacki Questionmaster Les Cottington BBC Manchester


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Clay Jones
Unknown: Dr Stefan Buczacki
Unknown: Questionmaster Les Cottington

: The Afternoon Play

Young Coleridge by MARTYN WADE , with
Greta Hall , Keswick: 16
September 1803. The events of one day in the life of the poet Coleridge.
Directed by CHERRY COOKSON Stereo


Unknown: Martyn Wade
Unknown: Greta Hall
Directed By: Cherry Cookson
Coleridge: Tom Wilkinson
Southey: Gary Bond
Sara: Jennie Stouer
Hazlitt: Christopher Good

: Study on 4

4.0 In Business With PETER HOBDAY
4.30 Going Ski-ing
4: Fully Comprehensive MICHAEL SMEE looks at safety and protection on the slopes and SARAH SEECKTS of the Ski Club of Great Britain offers some tips on securing adequate insurance cover. Book, same title, £3.75 from bookshops
5.0 A vous la France! (Details: Wednesday 11.0 pm)
5.30 Por aqul


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Sarah Seeckts

: Transatlantic Quiz 1984

Irene Thomas and John Julius Norwich challenge a United States team of Shana Alexander and Brendan Gill Questionmasters
Gordon Clough , Louis Allen Researcher BERNICE COUPE Producer ALASTAIR WILSON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Irene Thomas
Unknown: John Julius
Unknown: Shana Alexander
Unknown: Brendan Gill
Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Louis Allen
Unknown: Bernice Coupe
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: The Living World

(Details: Tuesday 8.30 pm)

: News

: Down Your Way

(Details: Monday 11.0 am)

: News



Unknown: Laurie MacMillan

: The Case Against God

An inquiry into the existence and character of God in eight parts.
Written and presented by Gerald Priestland
2: The Short Search
In a lightning tour through four great religions, our investigator finds such variety and conflict that if there really is One God, his image is curiously fuzzy. Is he just a useful convention?
Music arranged by BARRY ROSE Research by PATRICK FORBES Producer CHRIS REES
A BBC Digital recording


Presented By: Gerald Priestland
Arranged By: Barry Rose
Unknown: Patrick Forbes
Producer: Chris Rees

: Feedback

with Mike Chaney


Unknown: Mike Chaney

: No Place to Hide

A radio serial in eight parts by TED ALLBEURY
5: The Kidnap


Unknown: Ted Allbeury
Directed By: Christopher Venning
John Rennie: James Kerry
Kathy Swenson: Margaret Robertson
Joanna de Vries: Colette Hiller
Mike Ryan: Keith Bartlett
Khalim Said: Richard Kay
Gabriella: Carole Boyd
Hugo Paynter: David Garth
Adele Palmer: Susannah Fellows
Arab servant/First policeman: Peter Van Dissel
Second policeman: Charles Whaley
English voice/Male voice: Albert Welling

: Bookshelf

Hunter Davies presents the good books programme. Producer HELEN FRY


Unknown: Hunter Davies

: A Word in Edgeways

Rabbi Michael Boyden ,
Eva Figes and Dilip Hiro in conversation with Brian Redhead
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester. Stereo


Unknown: Michael Boyden
Unknown: Eva Figes
Unknown: Dilip Hiro
Unknown: Brian Redhead
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Law in Action

Judges, magistrates, barristers, solicitors, academic lawyers, and others contribute to this topical weekly magazine examining issues thrown up by the Courts and by Parliament, and other issues concerning the administration and practice of justice. Presented by Joshua Rozenberg


Presented By: Joshua Rozenberg
Producer: Anthony Moncrieff

: Masters' India

An 18-part serialisation of JOHN MASTERS' saga of the Savage family, 1825-1946.
Book Two: Nightrunners of Bengal dramatised in four parts by BARRY CAMPBELL
1: Kishanpur 1856
Rodney Savage meets the Silver Guru and learns disturbing news. But what has the Rani of Kishanpur to do with it?


Unknown: Barry Campbell
Unknown: Rodney Savage
Directed By: Christopher Venning
Rodney Savage: Michael Cochrane
Joanna Savage: Eva Haddon
Caroline Langford: Carole Boyd
The Silver Guru: Renu Setna
Julio Mervuglio: Clive Panto
Robin Savage: Jill Lidstone
Lady Isobel Hatton-Dunn: Isabelle Amyes
Geoffrey Hatton-Dunn: Julian Wadham
Colonel Bulstrode: Geoffrey Matthews
Sumitra, the Rani of Kishanpur: Souad Faress
Alan Torrance: Peter Acre
Colonel Caversham: Brett Usher
Commissioner Dellamain: John Rye
The Dewan of Kishanpur: Madhav Sharma
Capt Prithvi Chand: Tariq Yunus
Sitapara: Jamila Massey

: News

: God on the White House Road

America votes for its next
President in two days' time. Have the candidates hijacked the heavenly in their bid to reach the White House?
Abortion, school prayers,, the separation of church and state have all figured in the campaign. Rosemary Hartill , the BBC Religious Affairs
Correspondent, reports from the USA.


Unknown: Rosemary Hartill

: An Unlikely Journey

Fr William Hewett , sj, takes a pilgrimage of rediscovery and renewal through Ireland. 1: The City


Unknown: Fr William Hewett
Producer: Hugh Faupel

: Inside Parliament

Presented by John Harrison Producer PETER ROBINS


Presented By: John Harrison
Producer: Peter Robins

: * am News

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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