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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

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


Unknown: Thelma Bailey

: Farming Today



Producer: Allan Wright

: News

7.10 Today's Papers

: On Your Farm

Allan Wright and Liz Rigbey take breakfast with a couple of farm vets and discover that they're face to face with an endangered species. Producer Liz RIGBEY BBC Birmingham


Unknown: Allan Wright
Unknown: Liz Rigbey

: In Perspective

with Rosemary Hartill


Unknown: Rosemary Hartill

: Down to Earth

Mike Gilliam talks to Alan Titchmarsh


Talks: Mike Gilliam
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: News

8.10 Today's Papers

: Sport on 4

Presented by Tony Lewis
A big Rugby Union day ahead, with Scotland playing Wales at Murrayfield and the Irish taking on France at Lansdowne Road. Plus news of England's cricketers in their World Cup match against Pakistan in Melbourne.


Presented By: Tony Lewis
Producer: Emily McMahon

: News

: Breakaway

Bernard Falk presents a practical guide to the holiday, travel and leisure scene with help from ROBIN DEWHURST , SUSAN MARLING and PATRICK STODDART. Producer JENNY MALLINSON DUFF Editor ROGER MACDONALD


Unknown: Bernard Falk
Unknown: Robin Dewhurst
Unknown: Susan Marling
Unknown: Patrick Stoddart.
Producer: Jenny Mallinson
Editor: Roger MacDonald

: News Stand

David Walker presents a personal review of the weekly magazines.


Unknown: David Walker
Producer: Susan Snailum

: The Week In Westminster

Peter Riddell , Political Editor of the Financial Times, reviews the past week. Producer JIM GRAY


Unknown: Peter Riddell
Producer: Jim Gray

: Pick of the Week

with Margaret Howard Stereo

: From Our Own Correspondent

BBC correspondents talk about the countries they work in-the politics and the people. Producer ZAREER MASANI


Producer: Zareer Masani

: Money Box

Presented by Louise Botting (Details on Monday at 10.0 am)


Presented By: Louise Botting

: Blandings: 5: Lord Emsworth and the Girlfriend

Short stories by P.G. Wodehouse.
Adapted for radio in seven parts by Richard Usborne.
With Richard Vernon as Lord Emsworth, Lockwood West as Beach and Margot Boyd as Lady Constance.


Author: P.G. Wodehouse
Dramatist: Richard Usborne
Producer: Bobby Jaye
Narrator: Nigel Anthony
Lord Emsworth: Richard Vernon
Beach: Lockwood West
Lady Constance: Margot Boyd
McAllister: Henry Stamper
Gladys: Susanna Dawson

: News

: Any Questions?

David Waterstone ;
Richard Needham , mp; Dr Kim Howells and Claire Rayner


Unknown: David Waterstone
Unknown: Richard Needham
Unknown: Dr Kim Howells
Unknown: Claire Rayner

: The Afternoon Play

Dull Sun, Polished Moon by MIKE WALKER
A film crew go into the Amazonian jungle to make a documentary about tribal life there - and find that, in facing various hazards together, they come to terms with themselves.


Unknown: Mike Walker
Directed By: Christopher Venning
Tomas: Gary Cady
Fr Alvarro: Ronald Herdman
Bill Krause: Steve Hodson
Ray: Frank Ellis
Javari: Crawford Logan
GiSCO: John Uvesey
Edson: Stephen Thorne
American/Film narrator: Hugh Dickson

: Funny You Should Sing That

with Jeremy Nicholas


Unknown: Jeremy Nicholas

: Married to Music

(Details on Friday at 11.0 am)

: With Empty Hands

If I don stop fighting now, I shall either melt, or spontaneously combust like
Mr Krook in Bleak House; and all that will be left will be a nasty oily puddle on the floor. Catherine Lucy Czerkawska gives a personal account of how the exhilarating, demanding (and sometimes painful) discipline of karate has changed her rather sedentary writer's life.
With James Hepburn Producer PATRICK RAYNER BBC Scotland


Unknown: Mr Krook
Unknown: Catherine Lucy Czerkawska
Unknown: James Hepburn
Producer: Patrick Rayner

: A Sideways Look At....

by Anthony Smith


Unknown: Anthony Smith

: Wildlife

Presented by Derek Jones Stereo


Presented By: Derek Jones

: Week Ending

An irreverently critical look back at the week's news. Stereo

: News

With PETER DONALDSON including Sports Round-up


Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: Desert Island Discs

with the pianist Jorge Bolet
(Details on Friday at 9.5 am) Stereo


Pianist: Jorge Bolet

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

Producer MICHAEL EMBER. Stereo


Producer: Michael Ember.

: Baker's Dozen

with Richard Baker
Producer ANDREW MUSSETT. Stereo


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Andrew Mussett.

: Saturday-Night Theatre

The Cross-Examiner by James Pickles
During a low point in his fortunes, Dyfed Stockwith, a brilliant grammar-school-educated barrister, finds himself prosecuting Jane Muller over an alleged tampering with the brakes of her husband's car. But as he argues a case against defence counsel Carole Pidding , he becomes deeply sceptical about Jane's guilt....
Other parts played by Diane Collett and Christopher Douglas Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol
(Anthony O'Donnell is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)


Writer: James Pickles
Director: Brian Miller
Dyfed Stockwith, QC: Anthony O'Donnell
Carole Pidding, QC: Narissa Knights
Karl Muller: William Hope
Jane Muller: Carolyn Pickles
Insp Creeder: John Forbes Robertson
Penny Earnshaw: Melinda Walker
Mr Justice Carter-White: Peter Copley
Larry Hartley: Jack Harding
Det Sgt Henson: Hilary Newcombe
Other parts by: Diane Collett
Other parts by: Christopher Douglas

: News

: Evening Service

I bind unto myself today (EH 212); Almighty and everlasting God (Church Anthem Book 4); Mark 3, vv 13-21; The Church of God a kingdom is (EH 488). Stereo

: Soundings

A topical religious or moral matter is investigated by this week's reporter
Rosemary Hartill


Unknown: Rosemary Hartill
Unknown: Researcher Beverley
Producer: Frances Gumley

: Science Now

Presented by Colin Tudge


Presented By: Colin Tudge

: In One Ear

Live comedy from nowhere near the Ideal Home Exhibition with Steve Brown , Helen Lederer , Clive Mantle and Nick Wilton (Details on Friday at 6.30 pm) Stereo In One Ear is performed live each Saturday at The Paris Studio,
Lower Regent Street, London, WI. Doors open at 11.0 pm)


Unknown: Steve Brown
Unknown: Helen Lederer
Unknown: Clive Mantle
Unknown: Nick Wilton

: News

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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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