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: News Briefing

: Prelude

A selection of music
BBC Pebble MilL Stereo

: Morning Has Broken

A selection of hymns and music
'or Sunday morning introduced by Jack Hywel-Davies including Bells on Sunday from St Saviour's, Oxton,


Introduced By: Jack Hywel-Davies

: News

7.10 Sunday Papers

: On Your Farm

David Richardson has breakfast with a well-known personality in the world of agriculture. Producer ANN-MARIE CLDFFORD BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: David Richardson

: Sunday

Religious news and views from home and abroad
Presented by Clive Jacobs and Rosemary Hartill Producers DAVID COOMES and EDWARD LUCAS including at
8.0 News
8.10 Sunday Papers (Broadcastat 7.10am)


Presented By: Clive Jacobs
Presented By: Rosemary Hartill
Presented By: Edward Lucas

: Dick Sharples

talks, for the Week's 's Good Cause, about work being undertaken to promote the preservation of life and health, and the relief from distress, of breast cancer patients throughout Great Britain Donations to: [address removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers (Broadcastat 7.10am)

: Letter from America


: Morning Service

from Gresford Methodist Church, Gresford near Wrexham in Clwyd led by the Minister, THE REV IAN WHYTE
Readings: Philemon, w 1-16; Mark 2, w 13-17
Hymns (hs): Timeless love! We sing the story (60); The Church's one foundation (515); Hark! My soul! It is the Lord (521); Lord, in the pain of violent years; Great God of wonders (38) Director of Music


Unknown: Ian Whyte
Organist: Lottie Wiluams Parry

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
BBC Pebble Mill


Agricultural Story Editor: Anthony Parkin
Director: Clive Brill
Producer: Liz Rigbey

: Pick of the Week

Presented by Margaret Howard Stereo


Presented By: Margaret Howard

: Desert Island Discs

Peter Fluck and Roger Law are the creators of the successful satirical television series Spitting Image. In conversation with Michael Parkinson, they recall how they first met at art school in Cambridge; their days as freelance illustrators; how they made three-dimensional caricatures which they photographed and their eventual animation of the models for television. They also choose their eight records. Programme created by Roy Plomley
Producer Derek Drescher.
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 9.5am)


Guest: Peter Fluck
Guest: Roger Law
Presenter: Michael Parkinson
Programme Creator: Roy Plomley
Producer: Derek Drescher

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by Gordon Clough Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: Gordon Clough
Editor: Derek Lewis

: Gardeners' Question Time

from Grange Park
Horticultural Society, London (Details on Wednesday at 10.0am)

: The Afternoon Play

Close Up by CARLOS GOROSTIZA translated and adapted by HAL BROWN , with Hugo and Lita always enjoy watching the world go by from their balcony. But on this hot summer evening they become the captive audience to a distressing and tragic scene.
Directed by JEREMY MORTIMER Stereo (R)


Unknown: Carlos Gorostiza
Adapted By: Hal Brown
Directed By: Jeremy Mortimer
Hugo: Christopher Fairbank
Lita: Elizabeth Rider
Tito: And Peter Baldwin
Rosa: Miranda Forbes
Felipe: Trevor Nichom
Neighbour: Melinda Walker
Woman: Mia Soteriou

: Heritage

A series of six programmes in which Kenneth Hudson looks at the way history is viewed.
3: Culloden - The Last Battle on British Soil
The battle of Culloden, fought on 16 April 1746, was all over in under an hour, but its repercussions and the savage reprisals that followed altered the Highlands beyond recognition.
Kenneth Hudson visits
Drumossie Moor, the site of the battle, with Sir Donald Cameron of Lochiel, the Chief of the Clan Cameron, whose ancestor fought in the battle.


Unknown: Kenneth Hudson
Unknown: Kenneth Hudson
Unknown: Sir Donald Cameron
Readers: Ellen McIntosh
Readers: Sean Barrett.
Readers: Alan Dudley
Readers: Henry Stamper
Producer: John Knight

: The Food Programme

Presented by Derek Cooper


Presented By: Derek Cooper

: Options

4.0 On the Cut
5: The View from the Bank 'What I didn't like was when that boat sailed away. I felt as if I'd lost a part of my life. Once you've made that boat, you missed it when it had gone.' Interviews collected and presented by ARTHUR WOOD (e)
4.30 Not So Long Ago Eight programmes about world history since 1945 presented, with the help of archive recordings, by GEOFFREY STERN 5: Cuba (First broadcast on BBC World Service) (e)
5.0 Deutsch Express! A 15-part second-stage German course
5: Staufen - ein Tag im Leben einer Kleinstadt JORG WALESCH and IRMGARD MEYER explain how to say what you've been doing. Plus details of the Deutsch Express! quiz. (Re-broadcast next Saturday) (e) Quiz entries to be sent before
1 1 February to: BBC Language Quiz (103 HWH). Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA
5.30 Buongiorno Italia! PresentedDy DENISE DE ROME and ENRICO VERDECCHIA 15: Sono stato a.... (R) (e)


Presented By: Arthur Wood
Unknown: Geoffrey Stern
Unknown: Kleinstadt Jorg Walesch
Unknown: Irmgard Meyer

: The Natural History Programme

Fergus Keeling and Lionel Kelleway investigate the conservation and welfare issues involved in the keeping of wild animals in captivity.
* INFO: page 77


Unknown: Fergus Keeling
Unknown: Lionel Kelleway

: News

: Down Your Way

Brian Johnston visits Crewe in Cheshire
(Details tomorrowat 11.0amLW)


Unknown: Brian Johnston

: News



Unknown: Bryan Martin

: Actuality

VSO: Manila Calling
There are over a quarter of a million registered 'hospitality girls' in the Philippines. Community worker,
Sophie Dick , and her Philippina co-workers have set up a 'drop-in centre' in Manila's 'tourist' district.
This second programme on Voluntary Service Overseas follows Sophie through her work in Manila, and to Leyte, a poor rural province which many thousands of young girls leave each year for the bars and streets of the capital. Producer JUUE SIMMONS BBC Manchester


Unknown: Sophie Dick

: Martin Chuzzlewit

by CHARLES DICKENS 1: The New Pupil
Stereo (Details on Friday at 3. Opm)
0 HEAR THIS! page 17


Unknown: Charles Dickens

: Bookshelf

Susan Hill looks at a compelling new collection of short stories by ANNE DEVLIN. Plus Cricket on the Hearth: Some winter books on the summer game.


Unknown: Susan Hill
Stories By: Anne Devlin.

: Musicke that Goethe with a Whele

The first of four programmes Barrel organs, polyphons, orchestrions ... Denys Gueroult explores the amazing variety of mechanical musical instruments.
Producer ANDREW mussett. Stereo
FEATURE: page 8 and INFO: page 77


Unknown: Denys Gueroult
Producer: Andrew Mussett.

: Some Mother's Son: 5

A six-part serial by John Fletcher

Before Andy Smith can write up his story about Afco smuggling uranium into and out of Britain, he is kidnapped, and forced to witness the burial of his friend Nigel, before he himself gets the chop....

BBC Bristol
(Re-broadcast on Wednesday 12.27pm)


Writer: John Fletcher
Director: Brian Miller
Andy: Nick Chilvers
Rogers: Trevor Nichols
Stanley: Nick Brimble
Julian: Clive Francis
Kite: Gregory De Polnay
Anne: Caroline Blakiston
Sir Jack: Conrad Phillips
Grey: Rex Holdsworth

: The Press Barons

In this final programme about the national newspaper proprietors, Gordon Clough looks at the influences of Rupert Murdoch of News International. Producer JOCK GALLAGHER BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: Rupert Murdoch

: News

: The Sunday Feature

Chickens, Spitting and Bicycle Bells
The first of two programmes in which Nick Ross visits the People's Republic of China.
(Details on Wednesday 11. 0 am LW)


Unknown: Nick Ross

: Before the Ending of the Day

The late evening Office of Compline

: In Committee

Presented by Viv Robins , the BBC's Political Correspondent Producer PETER ROBINS


Presented By: Viv Robins
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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