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: News Briefing

: The Farming Week

BBC Pebble Mill


Presenter: Michael Pickstock
Producer: Allan Wright

: Prayer for the Day

Hope Sealy in conversation with a special guest


Unknown: Hope Sealy

: Today

Presented by Peter Hobday and Jenni Murray Today's News Read by SIMON VANCE
7.25* Sport with CUFF MORGAN
7.30,8.30 News Summary
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 MICHAEL WATTS
8.35 Yesterday in Parliament Editor JENNY ABRAMSKY


Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: Jenni Murray
Read By: Simon Vance
Unknown: Rosemary Hartill
Editor: Jenny Abramsky

: News

: Sport on 4

Presented by Cliff Morgan
There've been more than a few ripples surrounding this year's Boat Race: it only just stopped short of people walking the plank. Cliff is on hand to calm the troubled waters.


Presented By: Cliff Morgan
Producer: Peter Griffiths

: Breakaway

Bernard Falk reports on holidays and travel, discovering new and exciting holidays and tackling those trips that have not lived up to expectations. Susan Marling and Nigel Coombs join the team that makes sense of the world of travel.
Producer JENNY MALLINSON DUFF For details of items in this week's programme please send sae to:
[address removed]


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

: Loose Ends

unravelled, dangled or tied up byNedSherrin 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: Craig Charles
Unknown: Carol Thatcher
Unknown: Stephen Fry
Unknown: Robert Elms
Unknown: Wolfgang Plocker
Producers: Ian Gardhouse
Producers: Cathie Mahoney

: The Week In Westminster

Julia Langdon , Political Editor of the London Daily News, presents a personal review of a week in parliamentary life. Producer SHEILA COOK


Unknown: Julia Langdon
Producer: Sheila Cook

: From Our Own Correspondent


: Money Box

(Re-broadcast on Monday at 10.0 am)

: The News Quiz

Stereo (Details Monday at & 30 pm)

: News

: Any Questions?

David Blunkett , David Alton , mp, Elizabeth Peacock , mp, and Roland Long ,


Unknown: David Blunkett
Unknown: David Alton
Unknown: Elizabeth Peacock
Unknown: Roland Long

: Dilys Powell's History of the British Cinema

A series of 13 programmes
11: Dilys Powell considers the work of Ken Russell , Joseph Losey and Nicolas Roeg. Researcher KAREN WALKER
Producer DAVID PEET. BBC Wales


Unknown: Dilys Powell
Unknown: Ken Russell
Unknown: Joseph Losey
Unknown: Nicolas Roeg.
Unknown: Karen Walker
Producer: David Peet.

: The Afternoon Play

The Happiest Women by M. J. READ
Marjorie Dennis has been a much-neglected writer. She lives quietly with a budgerigar called Ottoune. But when, after many years, she suddenly publishes a book, she finds herself part of a strange and passionate triangle.
Directed by DAVID SPENSER Stereo (R)


Unknown: M. J. Read
Unknown: Marjorie Dennis
Directed By: David Spenser
Marjorie: Mary Morris
Madeleine: Hannah Gordon
Rosie: Elizabeth Proud
Frank: Martyn Read

: Options

4.0 Parents' Action Guide Parents put their questions to PROFESSOR TED WRAGG and a team of experts from last autumn's Education Roadshow. Presented by ERIC ROBSON 2: The Middle Years How good are today's teachers? What provision is there for children with special needs? How do you choose a school? These are some of the questions put by an audience at Southfields School in London. (R) revised (e)
9 INFO: page 92
4.30 Essays on Popular Music A 12-part series in which MEL HILL pursues the connections betweenjazz, blues, rock, country and many other varieties of popular music 3: Hear Me Talkin' to Ya Vocal and instrumental tone as personal communication Stereo (e)
5.0 Deutsch Express! 12: Berlin im Freien (e)
5.30 Oaks and Acorns The third of six programmes in which NICHOLAS KOCHAN talks to people who have grown large businesses from small beginnings This week: MICHAEL MONTAGUE , Chairman of Valor (e)
0 LEARNING AT HOME: pp 87-90


Unknown: Professor Ted Wragg
Presented By: Eric Robson
Talks: Nicholas Kochan
Unknown: Michael Montague

: Science Now

Presented by Alun Lewis


Presented By: Alun Lewis

: The Living World

You're Never Alone! Pat Wiltshire and Philip Whitfield lead
Peter France on a human safari of micro- wildlife.


Unknown: Philip Whitfield
Unknown: Peter France

: Week Ending

with Bill Wallis , David Tate Sally Grace and Jon Glover


Unknown: Bill Wallis
Unknown: David Tate
Unknown: Sally Grace
Unknown: Jon Glover

: News

With EUGENE FRASER including Sports Round-up


Unknown: Eugene Fraser

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

Producer MICHAEL EMBER Stereo


Music By: Dillie Keane
Producer: Michael Ember Stereo

: Saturday-Night Theatre Helbeck of Bannisdale

1898 - Alan Helbeck lives a solitary life in his large house in Westmoreland. His Catholic faith is the guiding force of his life, but his quiet existence is disrupted by the arrival of his sister Augustina and her stepdaughter Laura.
Directed by PAT TRUEMAN. Stereo


Unknown: Mrs Humphry Ward
Dramatised By: Michelene Wandor
Unknown: Alan Helbeck
Directed By: Pat Trueman.
Alan Helbeck: Alan Howard
Laura Fountain: Tessa Peake-Jones
Augustina Fountain: Rachel Gurney
Hubert Mason: Andrew Branch
Polly Mason: Jane Knowles
Fr Bowles/Foreman: Stephen Thorne
Mrs Denton: Jennifer Piercey
Steelworker/Guard: Stephen Harrold
Porter/Williams: David Goodland

: Baker's Dozen

with Richard Baker
ProducerJUDITH ROLES . Stereo


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Judith Roles

: Thriller!

SS-GB by LEN DEIGHTON abridged in 13 parts by NEVILLE TELLER
Read by Paul Daneman
13: Caught in the Crossfire
Producer PAMELA HOWE. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Len Deighton
Unknown: Neville Teller
Read By: Paul Daneman
Producer: Pamela Howe.

: Ten to Ten

led by The Rev
Dr Kenneth Slack. Stereo


Unknown: Dr Kenneth Slack.

: News

: The Saturday Feature

Aerial Footsteps
Just over 200 years ago, the first international flight took place across the English Channel. The two intrepid balloonists took off from Dover and arrived trouserless, but unscathed, in France to a hero's welcome. A well-trousered Anthony Smith commemorated the flight in appropriate fashion.
Producer TIM GROUT-SMITH BBC Bristol


Unknown: Anthony Smith

: Mixed MetaFordes

Serious, and not so serious, poetry from the pen of Nigel Forde Producer VICTOR LEWIS SMITH (R)


Producer: Victor Lewis Smith

: Nineteen Ninety-Eight: Episode One...

by William Osborne and Richard Turner
with David Threlfall as Edward Wilson and co-starring Pam Ferris, Jenny Luckraft, Steve Steen, Rebecca Stevens and Richard Turner
"Yes, it's all in your No 1 Nineteen Ninety-Eight. Exclusive! The names behind the Baby Burger Bar bombing - revealed. And we ask 'Gorgeous Tabatha Minx, woman or mouse?' And who is the mysterious Twang?"
BBC Manchester (Stereo)
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 12.27pm)
HEAR THIS! page 25


Writer: William Osborne
Writer: Richard Turner
Producer: Nick Symons
Edward Wilson: David Threlfall
[Actor]: Pam Ferris
[Actor]: Jenny Luckraft
[Actor]: Steve Steen
[Actor]: Rebecca Stevens
[Actor]: Richard Turner

: Unnatural Acts: 1: Clubland

A new sitcom about some people who live near each other and do lots of things
Paul decides it's time for everyone to spend an evening in Guppies - the club where the Nouveau Fiche come to sea and be sean. But soon, things start to go crazily wrong....!
HEAR THIS! page 25


Written By: Jeremy Hardy
Written By: Paul B Davies
Unknown: Pete Sinclair
Unknown: Caroline Leddy
Unknown: Alison Renshaw
Unknown: John Morrish
Producer: David Tyler
Jeremy: Jeremy Hardy
Kit: Kit Hollerbach
Paul: Paul B Davies
Caroline: Caroline Leddy

: * am News foll

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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.

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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