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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

Music selected by Michael Ford BBC Birmingham. Stereo

: Morning Has Broken

A sequence of hymns
Presented by Charlotte Green


Presented By: Charlotte Green

: Open University

Writing Skills

: News

7.10 LW Sunday Papers
Samajhiye: for Asians BBC Birmingham
7.45 Bells
7.50 Turning Over New Leaves Geoffrey Smith reviews and selects readings from


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Francesca Greenoak.

: News

8.10 Sunday Papers

: Sunday

Presented by Ted Harrison Producer DAVID COOMES


Presented By: Ted Harrison
Producer: David Coomes

: Terry Wogan

talks, for the Week's Good Cause, about the BBC's radio and television marathon appeal for Children in Need, and how every penny raised goes to where it is most needed.
Donations can be made at any high street bank or Post Office or sent to: [address removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

from Moriah Baptist Church, Risca, Gwent led by the Minister
The Living Christ or Chaos? Hymns (Baptist
Hymnbook/Mission Praise): Hallelujah sing to Jesus
(BH 168); Jesus is Lord (mp 119); One day when heaven (mp 180); Send forth the Gospel (BH 393) Readings (niv): Matthew 17, vv 14-22; I Corinthians 15, w 1-7 and 12-17 Organist JOHN FRANCIS BBC Wales


Unknown: John Hayward
Organist: John Francis

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN


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

: The Colour Supplement

The glossy Sunday magazine presented by Margo MacDonald A Year of My Own: 1950 is recalled by comedian Norman Wisdom as the one in which he began his film career.
Saturday Night: Nigel Farrell continues his quest for the definitive night out with a group of similarly inclined people.
High Noon Discussion: guests discuss one of the week's issues live in the studio.
International Exchange: a link-up with other countries for a broader perspective on current matters.
Sunday Lunch: Andy Price joins Maggie Philbin and Keith Chegwin during preparations for their meal.
Ian Hislop takes his personal view of the day's offerings from Fleet Street.
Rory Bremner continues his everyday story of media folk. And Stephen Fry reaches the parts other colour supplements can't, or won't, reach. Producers IAN GARDHOUSE


Presented By: Margo MacDonald
Unknown: Norman Wisdom
Unknown: Nigel Farrell
Unknown: Maggie Philbin
Unknown: Keith Chegwin
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Rory Bremner
Unknown: Stephen Fry
Producers: Ian Gardhouse
Unknown: Simon Shaw
Unknown: Vanessa Harrison

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

(Details on Wednesday at 10.0am)

: The Afternoon Play

A Weekend Away by ALAN DRURY
Having forced her daughter Judith to endure a singles' holiday in Tenerife, an invalid mother arranges for her to spend a reunion weekend in Scarborough. There Judith meets a would-be old flame who anxiously pursues her....


Unknown: Alan Drury
Judith: Rosemary Martin
her mother: Elizabeth Spriggs
George: Sean Barrett

: The Gamekeeper's Tale

In ten years ' time, if there weren't such people as keepers, the wildlife in England would die out.
John Lewis is Head Gamekeeper on a country estate in Sussex. His father was
Head Gamekeeper before him.
Malcolm Billings talks to John about the attractions of his work, and about some of its problems.


Unknown: John Lewis
Unknown: Head Gamekeeper
Talks: Malcolm Billings
Producer: Christopher Stone

: Options

4.0 Alternative Medicine A series of six programmes 3: All in the Mind Suggestion can be a powerful force in medicine. ROBERT EAGLE investigates how it is being harnessed by some alternative practitioners to help patients heal themselves. Producer JANE WOOD (R) Revised
4.30 Inside Information A ten-programme course on the world of information technology with PAUL HEINEY
7: Computers in Control Computers are now being used to control all sorts of equipment - for business, industry and leisure. Paul Heiney takes a ride in the Isle of Man TT, travels on Birmingham Airport's high-tech train and lands a plane - all with the help of computers. There's also a report from DAVE LEE TRAVIS on a computer-controlled camera. Researcher DAVE HARVEY Producer CHRISTOPHER STONE (R) Inside Information is a complete learning package and the accompanying book. computer software and audio cassettes are now on sale. Further details of these and of a special City and Guilds assessment scheme are available from: Inside Information, BBC Education, London W52PA
5.0 France Extra!
8: La parole est auxjeunes Qu'est-ce que tu vas faire? JUUETTE MOLE and JEAN-MICHEL DUFFRENE explain how to talk about career and holiday plans, and how to arrange to meet people. CHANTAL CUER reports on what the future holds for school-leavers. Script by ELSPETH BROADY (Re-broadcast next Saturday) Book £5.50; pack of three cassettes
5.30Deutschdirekt! A 20-part radio and television German course for beginners based on conversations and interviews recorded and filmed in West Germany and Austria 7: Zweimal Bonn, bitte About numbers, the time and buying train tickets; and starting to talk about your work with SABINE MICHAEL and PETER SAHLA Written by MARGARET WIGHTMAN Producer IRIS SPRANKLING (Re-broadcast next Saturday)
Book £5. 95; three cassettes £3.75 from booksellers


Unknown: Paul Heiney
Unknown: Paul Heiney
Unknown: Dave Lee Travis
Unknown: Dave Harvey
Producer: Christopher Stone
Unknown: Jean-Michel Duffrene
Script By: Elspeth Broady
Written By: Margaret Wightman

: Talking about Antiques

Hugh Scully is in the Chair when Bernard Price and Barbara Morris answer listeners' questions on the origin, authenticity and value of their antiques. There is advice on objects worth collecting now and there is a tour around the private collection of a well-known person.
Producer MARY PRICE BBC Bristol
Letters and queries to: Talking About Antiques BBC, Broadcasting House
WhiteladiesRoad, BristolBS82LR


Unknown: Hugh Scully
Unknown: Barbara Morris

: The Living World

(Details on Thursday at 9.5 am)

: News

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits
East Kilbride, in Strathclyde. (Details tomorrow at 11.0 am)


Unknown: Brian Johnston

: News



Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: Feedback

Colin Semper airs your comments and pursues your complaints and queries about the BBC.


Unknown: Colin Semper

: Bookshelf

(Details on Thursday at 4.5pm)

: Raffles

The last of six stories The Chest of Silver


Unknown: E. W. Hornung

: A Sporting Investment

The second of two programmes in which David Davies covers the field of sports sponsorship. Does it always pay off? Not for Adrian Moorhouse , gold medal winning swimmer, who sees no chance of receiving the financial rewards that some of the top athletes in track and field events are now earning. But who manages all that money? Also, sample some of the excitement of this year's Ryder Cup golf, and discover how cricket sponsorship survived the Test with flying colours. With David again is
Mike Rawson , champion athlete and top sports coach. Producer GWYN RICHARDS BBC Birmingham


Unknown: David Davies
Unknown: Adrian Moorhouse
Unknown: Mike Rawson

: Law in Action

: A Word in Edgeways

Conversation was once defined as an unrehearsed intellectual adventure in which the journey matters more than the destination.
Brian Redhead and guests travel hopefully ...
Producer ALASTAIR WILSON BBC Manchester


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Producer: Alastair Wilson

: The White Peacock

3: Strange Blossoms and Strange New Budding


Unknown: D. H. Lawrence

: News

: The Sunday Feature


: Searching for God

A series of seven talks in which Sir Richard Acland reflects on his lifelong quest for a way of expressing religious truth which has meaning for 20th-century men and women. Reader BRIAN GEAR 5: A Signpost BBCBristol


Unknown: Sir Richard Acland
Reader: Brian Gear

: In Committee

A weekly look at the work of Parliament's Select Committees presented by Kent Barker Producer PETER ROBINS


Presented By: Kent Barker
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.

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.

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