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: News Briefing

: * The Farming Week

Presented by Michael Pickstock
Producer ALLAN WRIGHT BBC Pebble Mill


Presented By: Michael Pickstock
Producer: Allan Wright

: Prayer for the Day

Hope Sealy in conversation with a special guest


Unknown: Hope Sealy

: Today

Presented by John Humphrys and Jenni Murray
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by JENNY LANE
7.30,8.30 News Summary
7.25* Sport with CLIFF MORGAN
7.40*, 8.47* Today's Papers
7.45 In Perspective with ROSEMARY HARTILL. , the BBC's
Religious Affairs Correspondent
8.25 The Weeklies With JOHN SWEENEY
8.35 Yesterday in Parliament


Presented By: John Humphrys
Presented By: Jenni Murray
Read By: Jenny Lane
Unknown: Cliff Morgan
Unknown: Rosemary Hartill.
Unknown: John Sweeney
Editor: Jenny Abramsky

: News

: Sport on 4

Presented by Cliff Morgan
The end of England's tour in Australia is in sight; the FA Cup reaches the Fourth Round; and the Benson and Hedges Snooker Masters is underway at Wembley.


Presented By: Cliff Morgan
Producer: Emily McMahon

: Breakaway

Bernard Falk reports on holidays and travel. Susan Marling and Nigel Coombs join the team that makes sense of the world of travel.
For details of items in the programme please send sae to: [address removed]


Unknown: Bernard Falk
Unknown: Susan Marling
Unknown: Nigel Coombs
Producer: Jenny Malunson

: Loose Ends

unravelled, dangled or tied up by Ned Sherrin and the likes of Craig Charles , Carol Thatcher , Stephen Fry and Robert Elms. Plus the Occasional Diary of Mat Coward
Additional material by WOLFGANG PLOCKER


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Craig Charles
Unknown: Carol Thatcher
Unknown: Stephen Fry
Unknown: Robert Elms.
Unknown: Wolfgang Plocker
Producers: Ian Gardhouse
Unknown: Cathie Mahoney

: The Week In Westminster

George Jones , Political Editor of the Daily Telegraph, presents a personal review of the o parliamentary week. Producer SHEILA COOK


Unknown: George Jones
Producer: Sheila Cook

: From Our Own Correspondent

Reflections on life and politics abroad.


Producer: Julian Coles

: Money Box

(Details on Monday at 10.0am)

: The News Quiz

The alternative view of the week's news
Stereo (Details on Monday at 6. 30pm)

: News

: Any Questions?

The Rt Rev Hugh Monteflore , The Rt Hon Norman St John Stevas, mp, Peter Snape , mp and Patricia Morison


Unknown: Hugh Monteflore
Unknown: Norman St John
Unknown: Peter Snape
Unknown: Patricia Morison

: Dilys Powell's History of the British Cinema

A series of 13 programmes
3: The Documentary Movement 'Dull, middle-class and patronising' was the judgment of the documentary film-makers on British films in the 1930s.
Led by John Grierson , they set out to put the real people of Britain on the screen.
Dilys Powell assesses their achievement with contributions from Graham Greene ,
Denis Forman , Pat Jackson and Harry Watt.
Producer DAVID PEET BBC Wales. Stereo
0 HEAR THIS! pagel


Unknown: John Grierson
Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Graham Greene
Unknown: Denis Forman
Unknown: Pat Jackson
Unknown: Harry Watt.

: The Afternoon Play A Weekend Away

Having forced her daughter to endure a singles holiday in Tenerife, Judith's invalid mother arranges for her to spend a reunion weekend in Scarborough. There, Judith meets a would-be old flame, who pursues her anxiously....
Directed by RICHARD WORTLEY Stereo (R)


Unknown: Alan Drury
Directed By: Richard Wortley
Judith: Rosemary Martin
her mother: Elizabeth Spriggs
George: And Sean Barrett
Arthur: John Baddeley
Susan: Tessa Worsley
Carol: Melinda Walker
Henry Benson: Alan Thompson
Clerk: Peter Acre
Barman: John Church

: Cascades and Applegrove

Andrew Joynes remembers the contentment of Applegrove, in Barbados, where the conversation between the verandas continued well after darkness had fallen; and, in Trinidad, the sadness of Cascades, where a child sobbed upstairs. 'When I think of one house, I think immediately of the other, and join together images of joy and sorrow.'


Unknown: Andrew Joynes

: Options

4.0 Inside Information 5: Input and Output PAUL HEINEY explores the drumless drum kit and tests a new type of car tyre. There's also a report on the synthesised voice and DJ tommy VANCE takes the lid off the compact disc. (R) (e) Further details of the 'Inside Information learning package and the City and Guilds assessment scheme available from: Inside Information, BBC Education, Villiers House, London W52PA
4.30 Franc-parler CORINNE BAUDELOT et GREGOIRE CAREL presentent Ie theme de la semaine et deux etudiants britanniques participent a un jeu radiophonique. 5: Histoires vraies (e)
5.0 Deutsch Express!
4: Die Kur am rechten Fleck (e)
5.30Poraqui A 20-part series of second-stage Spanish with ISABEL SOTO and MIGUEL PENARANDA 15:iQuehacer?(R)(e)


Unknown: Paul Heiney
Unknown: Tommy Vance
Unknown: Corinne Baudelot

: Science Now

Presented by Peter Evans


Presented By: Peter Evans

: The Living World

In the company of curator Mike Ounsted and duck/radio-tracker David Bell , Derek Jones spends a night at the Wildfowl Trust, Slimbridge.


Unknown: Mike Ounsted
Unknown: David Bell
Unknown: Derek Jones

: Week Ending

: News

With PAULINE BUSHNELL including Sports Round-up


Unknown: Pauline Bushnell

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

Saturday evening conversation Music by JEREMY NICHOLAS
Producer MICHAEL EMBER. Stereo


Music By: Jeremy Nicholas
Producer: Michael Ember.

: Saturday-Night Theatre

The Envy of the Stranger
'The media's full of people like you, determined to keep someone like me out. It's a closed circle. A magic ring. I'll be doing the world a favour getting rid of you. Your time's up, bitch.'
Stereo (Re-broadcast Monday at 3.0pm)


Unknown: Caroline Graham
Directed By: Matthew Walters
Roz Gilmour: With Isla Blair
Fenn: Jonathan Tafler
Leo Gilmour: Bernard Holley
Sharon/Terry: Elaine Claxton
Guy Gilmour: Danny Kodicek
Kathy Gilmour: Bernadette Windsor
Duffy: Steve Hodson
Louise/Mrs Kemp: Avril Clark
Mrs Taylor: Sheila Grant
Sonia: Sue Broomfield
Toby: Edward Desouza
Chief Supt Pharaoh: Manning Wilson
Compére/bouncer: Stephen Hattersley
Actor/Sgt Williams: James Goode

: Baker's Dozen

Presented by Richard Baker Producer JANE BEVAN. Stereo


Presented By: Richard Baker
Producer: Jane Bevan.

: Thriller!

SS-GB by LEN DEIGHTON abridged in 13 parts by NEVILLE TELLER
Read by Paul Daneman 5: Friends in High Places Producer PAMELA HOWE BBC Bristol


Unknown: Len Deighton
Read By: Paul Daneman

: Ten to Ten

A reading, a hymn and a reflection led by The Rev Dr Kenneth Slack Stereo

: News

: The Saturday Feature

One Dram Too Many?
The Scotch whisky industry is one of Britain's top exporters. But over the last few years the industry has been overproducing and under-selling - a situation highlighted by the recent take-over of Distillers by Guinness. The Irish brewing giant has dominated whisky headlines for the past year.... but what's happening in the rest of the industry?
Derek Cooper investigates the romance and the reality of Scotland's greatest liquid asset. There may be a 'whisky loch', but there's also a new spirit quietly flowing through many a Highland glen.


Unknown: Derek Cooper
Producers: Dennis Dick

: The Enthusiasts

The Great British Enthusiast is alive and well and dotty as ever. Allan Smith visits the last of five groups of assorted devotees, trying to find out what spurs them on. Sally B
They're at most airshows: the people who just love Second World War aircraft; raising money, polishing, loving and maintaining historic flying machines.
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 9.45 am)


Unknown: Allan Smith
Producer: Susan Snallum

: Tales from the Mausoleum Club

Written in six parts by IAN BROWN and JAMES HENDRIE
5: Soldiers Three: India Nil
A tale of a chance encounter, but of the kind that alters destinies and shortens lives.
Stereo (Ke-brodonst Friday at 1227pm)


Unknown: Ian Brown
Unknown: James Hendrie
Music By: Max Harris
Producer: Paul Spencer
Dr Sen: Starring Roshan Seth
Atkins: Michael Robbins
Storm: Oliver Cotton
Lanyard Sapling: Stephen Fry
Green: Royce Mills
Mr Jacob: Michael Ripper
Tribesman: Sam Dastor

: The Cabaret Upstairs

Clive Anderson introduces the very best of London's fringe entertainment, almost live from The Comedy Store, Leicester Square, London. Producer DAVID TYLER Stereo


Introduces: 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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