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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

Music selected by Michael Ford BBC Birmingham. Stereo

: Farming Today

Farming, food and countryside news, market trends, weather


Producers: Allan Wright.
Producers: Tim Finney

: Prayer for the Day

Bernard Jackson talks to a religious figure about their faith and invites them to begin the day with a prayer. Stereo


Talks: Bernard Jackson

: News

7.10 Today's Papers

: On Your Farm

A special edition to celebrate the centenary of the Crofting Act. Producer ALLAN WRIGHT


Producer: Allan Wright

: In Perspective

with Gerald Priestland


Unknown: Gerald Priestland

: Down to Earth

Mike Gilliam asks
Alan Titchmarsh about jobs in the garden this weekend.


Unknown: Mike Gilliam
Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh

: News

8.10 Today's Papers

: Sport on 4

Presented by Tony Lewis
In Mexico, the last 16 teams left in the World Cup are preparing for their Second
Round matches. Nearer home, the men and women who will take centre court at Wimbledon are warming up at Queen's Club and Birmingham.


Presented By: Tony Lewis
Producer: Peter Griffiths

: News

: Breakaway

Simon Bates presents a practical guide to the holiday, travel and leisure scene with help from Nigel Coombs Susan Marling and Patrick Stoddart Producer HELEN ROBSON


Unknown: Simon Bates
Unknown: Nigel Coombs
Unknown: Susan Marling
Unknown: Patrick Stoddart
Producer: Helen Robson

: News Stand

David Walker presents a personal review of the weekly magazines and assesses their coverage of recent events. Producer SIMON SHAW


Unknown: David Walker
Producer: Simon Shaw

: The Week In Westminster

Peter Riddell. Political Editor of The Financial Times, presents a personal review of a week in the parliamentary life of MPs and peers.


Unknown: Peter Riddell.
Producer: Sheila Cook

: Gardens under Glass

If you're a fair-weather gardener, then a conservatory is the ideal solution to the British climate.
Susan Heath and Jane Bland , armed with trowels rather than paint-brushes, aim to create a horticultural haven.


Unknown: Susan Heath
Unknown: Jane Bland
Producer: Joanne Watson

: Trooping the Colour

The celebration in London of the Official Birthday of HM The Queen
This year the Queen's Colour of the First Battalion, Scots Guards, is being trooped on Horse Guards Parade with music from the Massed Mounted Bands of the Household Cavalry.
Commentator Julian Tutt Producer CAROLINE ELLIOTT Stereo
0 FEATURE: page 9


Commentator: Julian Tutt
Producer: Caroline Elliott

: The Song of the Swan

7 will play the swan And die in music.
Property of royalty; symbol of good luck, fertility and growth; the harbinger of spring to ancient cultures - the swan has inspired music, poetry and legend, including the belief that it sings while dying.
Narrated by Caroline Parsons Readings by DOUGLAS LEACH Written by ALISON MCGHEE Producer MICHAEL BRIGHT BBCBristol Stereo


Unknown: Caroline Parsons
Unknown: Douglas Leach
Written By: Alison McGhee
Producer: Michael Bright

: The News Quiz

(Details on Monday at 6.30pm)

: News

: Any Questions?

David Nickson , The Rt Hon Sir Edward du Cann , mp Tom Burke , The Rt Hon Dame Judith Hart , mp


Unknown: David Nickson
Unknown: Sir Edward du Cann
Unknown: Tom Burke
Unknown: Dame Judith Hart

: The Afternoon Play

A Personal Affair by LESLEY DAVIES with and Young love can lead to young sex.... and every parent's nightmare. However close your relationship with your daughter, she may well choose not to confide in you. Directed by PENNY GOLD


Unknown: Lesley Davies
Directed By: Penny Gold
Lyn: Julia Ford
Tony: Neil Dudgeon

: The Saturday Feature

Under a Cloud
The disappearance of fish from Scandinavian lakes and injury to trees in German forests have been attributed to acid rain, produced from the polluting gases emitted by industry and by vehicles. Although some governments have, for the first time, taken steps to curb these emissions, how strong is the evidence that acid rain is to blame for the environmental changes? Alun Lewis examines this question and asks if the correct action is being taken to prevent further damage to forests and lakes.
(Re-broadcast Wednesday at 11.0am) 0 INFO: page 77


Unknown: Alun Lewis
Producer: Deborah Cohen

: Feedblck

Christopher Dunkley with your comments and complaints


Unknown: Christopher Dunkley

: The Living World

On the Good Ship 'Gardyloo' Michael Scott takes a cruise on a sewage vessel in the Firth of Forth estuary.


Unknown: Michael Scott

: Week Ending

A look back at the week's news

: News

With PAUUNE BUSHNELL including Sports Round-up


Unknown: Pauune Bushnell

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

Saturday evening table talk inspired by current public and private preoccupations.


Music By: Instant Sunshine
Producer: Michael Ember.

: Saturday-Night Theatre

The Last Renaissance Man by T. D. WEBSTER with and Like the geniuses of old, Bill Mottram is a man of many talents. Above all, he is a brilliant furniture-maker and his business is booming. But then his partner's wife is found murdered. And there are other questions to be answered.
BBC Birmingham. Stereo


Unknown: T. D. Webster
Unknown: Bill Mottram
Directed By: Peter Windows
Bill Mottram: Michael Pennington
Ambrose Gray: Geoffrey Matthews
Insp Herrick: Terry Molloy
SgtCooke: Stephen Hancock
Maurice: Alan Thompson
Suzanne: Hedll Nlklaus
StJohn: Eric Stovell
Jimmy Brennan: Edwin Richfleld
Davis/Ross: Brian Smith
Madge/Woman at party: Patricia Gallimore
Shopkeeper/Cleaner: Joyce Gibbs

: 60 Years in 60 Minutes

A Tribute for HM The Queen on her Official Birthday Where were you when.... Henry Hall made music and Hitler made headlines;
Bannister smashed a record and Elvis recorded a smash; The
Goons arrived on wireless and Gagarin departed for space; Kennedy fell victim and The
Beatles became heroes; England took the World Cup and Wilson cut the pound; Britain joined the EEC and Nixon left the White House; Ali beat Foreman and Stonehouse beat a retreat; McEnroe made an entrance and the country basked in the sunshine of a royal wedding? Live those and many other moments in this montage of recollections compiled from the BBC Sound Archives with reminders of HM The Queen's public life through 60 hectic years.


Unknown: Henry Hall
Producer: Peter Griffiths

: Thriller!

Shadow of a Doubt by JUNE THOMSON abridged in six parts by NEVILLE TELLER
Read by Martin Jarvis 5: Family Secrets
Producer PAMELA HOWE BBCBristol


Unknown: June Thomson
Unknown: Neville Teller
Read By: Martin Jarvis
Producer: Pamela Howe

: News

: Evening Service

Happy are they, they that love God (BBC HB 274); Jesu, the very thought of thee (Bairstow); John 15, w 1-12; 0 gladsome light (EH 269) Stereo

: Soundings

A current religious or moral topic is examined. Tonight's presenter is Bernard Jackson Researcher AMANDA PHILLIPS Producer DAVID COOMES
Series editor JOHN NEWBURY


Unknown: Bernard Jackson
Unknown: Researcher Amanda Phillips
Producer: David Coomes
Editor: John Newbury

: Science Now

Presented by Peter Evans


Presented By: Peter Evans

: The Cabaret Upstairs

A taste of some of the top acts to be found on the London cabaret circuit.
Compered by Clive Anderson
Recorded at The Comedy Store, Leicester Square, London Producer DAVID TYLER. Stereo


Unknown: Clive Anderson
Producer: David Tyler.

: * 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.

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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