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: News Briefing

: * Prelude

A selection of music
Producer DAVID BELLINGER BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo


Producer: David Bellinger

: Morning Has Broken

A selection of hymns and music for Sunday morning introduced by Jack Hywel-Davies including Bells on Sunday from Holy Trinity,
Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex. Stereo


Introduced By: Jack Hywel-Davies

: News

7.10 LW Sunday Papers

: Open University

7.0 Chinese Nuclear Policies
7.20 Arts: Women, Part 2
7.40 Arts: Leisure

: Waterlines

Presented by Cliff Michelmore and Dilly Barlow


Presented By: Cliff Michelmore
Presented By: Dilly Barlow
Producer: Caroline Eluot

: Sunday

with Clive Jacobs and Ted Harrison
Researcher SARAH RUTTY Producer ANDREW GREEN Editor DAVID COOMES VHFIFM joins at & Oam including at 8.0 News
8.10 Sunday Papers


Unknown: Clive Jacobs
Unknown: Ted Harrison
Unknown: Researcher Sarah
Editor: David Coomes

: Jane Asher

talks, for the Week's Good Cause, about the work of Cancer
Reliefs Macmillan nurses, specially trained to care for cancer patients in their own homes. Donations to:
Cancer Relief Macmillan Fund,
[address removed]

: News

9.10 Sunday Papers

: Letter from America

by Alistair Cooke


Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: Morning Service

Mass for the 16th Sunday of the year from the Cathedral Church of St Mary of the Assumption, Aberdeen Celebrant and Preacher
THE VERY REV JOHN CANON SYMON (the Administrator) Readings (JB):
Wisdom 12, vv 13,16-19 Romans 8, vv 26-27
Matthew 13, vv 24-30
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 85 Response (GELINEAU)
Immortal, invisible, God only wise (227); Let all mortal flesh keep silence (300);
Christ be beside me (79); Our Lady of Aberdeen
(St Andrew Hymnal 169) Cantor GEORGE BRAND
Director of Music RONALD LEITH BBC Scotland


Unknown: John Canon Symon
Unknown: Geoffrey Boulton Smith

: The Archers

Omnibus edition
Agricultural story editor ANTHONY PARKIN
Produced and directed by LIZ RIGBEY BBC Pebble Mill


Editor: Anthony Parkin
Directed By: Liz Rigbey

: News Stand

Francis Wheen explores Britain's periodicals. Producer SAM COLLYNS


Unknown: Francis Wheen
Producer: Sam Collyns

: Pick of the Week

Selected by Simon Brett Stereo


Unknown: Simon Brett

: Desert Island Discs

Lucinda Green is widely regarded as Britain's most accomplished three-day eventer; she's won the European
Championship, Badminton, six times and represented her country in three Olympic Games.
In conversation with Michael Parkinson she talks about past achievements and her future plans, and she also chooses the eight records she would take to the mythical island.
Programme created by ROY PLOMLEY
Producer ray ABBOTT Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Friday at 9.5am)


Unknown: Lucinda Green
Unknown: Michael Parkinson

: The World This Weekend: News

Presented by John Sergeant Editor DEREK LEWIS


Presented By: John Sergeant
Editor: Derek Lewis

: A Small Country Living

(Details on Wednesday at 10.0am)

: The Afternoon Play

Never Been Kissed in the Same Place Twice by ALLAN PRIOR
A love story in six episodes set against the background of the music hall with David Suchet as Harry Viner and 2: If It Warn 'tfor the Houses In Between
Harry Viner , 'The Kosher King of Komedy', has set out on the difficult road to fame, but he is not travelling alone. Clara Abbott, the daughter of a northern theatre owner, has run away with Harry, and they arrive penniless in London.
Music arranged by DAVID TIMSON Directed by MARTIN JENKINS (R)


Unknown: David Suchet
Unknown: Harry Viner
Unknown: Harry Viner
Arranged By: David Timson
Directed By: Martin Jenkins
Clara: Karen Archer
Mr Abbott: John Woodvine
John Hyatt: David Timson
Mrs Harrington: Margot Boyd
Sid Jones: Richard Davies
Mr Morris: John Bennett
Mr Weaver: Geoffrey Matthews
Pawnbroker/Stage doorkeeperStage manager: Michael Kilgarriff
Tenor: John Bull
Mr Briggs: Alan Dudley
Bold girl: Theresa Streatfeild

: Passport to Wales

Is it an island? Is it a rugby team? Can you watch Dallas on TV? Do you need a passport to get there? These are some of the questions foreigners ask when they hear the name Wales. Yet its neighbours Scotland, Ireland and England have no problem with their image abroad.
Brian Jarman looks at what's wrong with the way Wales presents itself to the world at a time when it needs more than ever before to woo the overseas tourist and industrialist.
Producer BRIAN JARMAN. BBC Wales


Unknown: Brian Jarman
Producer: Brian Jarman.

: Options

4.0 Crime and Punishment Six programmes about the use of prison, penal policy and the criminal justice process 1: Humane Containment Britain's prisons are bursting at the seams and costing the taxpayer £15 million a week. Reporter HUGH PRYSOR-JONES Consultant ANDREW RUTHERFORD Producer JENNY LO (R) (e)
4.30 On Course In the second of seven programmes CORINNE JULIUS and ANNA PERRY explore the world of education and training for mature people, (e)
5.0 Employment Counselling MICHAEL BRETHERTON counsels those in and out of work.
3: Mid-Career Change (R) (e)
5.30 Not So Long Ago Eight programmes about world history since 1945 presented, with the help of archive recordings, by GEOFFREY STERN. 1: Hiroshima Producer DAVID ROGERS (First broadcast on BBC World Service) (e)


Producer: Jenny Lo
Unknown: Corinne Julius
Unknown: Anna Perry
Unknown: Geoffrey Stern.
Producer: David Rogers

: Enterprise

Marjorie Lofthouse visits the first of the small businesses featured in the 1987 Enterprise series.
1: Tape Techniques Limited
This family firm has scored a hit as a supplier of 'foreground' music to pubs, clubs and retail outlets throughout the country. Producer ANNE HINDS BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Marjorie Lofthouse
Producer: Anne Hinds

: The Natural History Programme

Presented by Fergus Keeling


Presented By: Fergus Keeling

: Take a Place Like....

(Details tomorrow at 11.0am)

: Anything You Can Do

WPC Sarah George describes life on the rugby field as a referee.


Unknown: Sarah George
Producer: Marjorie Lofthouse

: News



Unknown: Bryan Martin

: Feedback

with Christopher Dunkley


Unknown: Christopher Dunkley

: East Lynne

6: An MPfqr West Lynne
Stereo (Details on Friday at 3. Opm)


Unknown: Mrs Henry Wood

: A Good Read

Brian Gear with Nigel Barley and Amanda Theunissen


Unknown: Amanda Theunissen

: A Word in Edgeways

Lady Ewart-Biggs, Dr Martin Gilbert and Rabbi Hugo Gryn in conversation with Brian Redhead
Producer MAGGIE REDFERN BBC Manchester


Unknown: Dr Martin Gilbert
Unknown: Rabbi Hugo Gryn
Unknown: Brian Redhead
Producer: Maggie Redfern

: A Lexicon of Laughter

Richard Anthony Baker questions the quintessence of quippery with NOÜL COWARD, ROWAN ATKINSON , GILLIE POTTER and others.
Producer ALAN OWEN. Stereo (R)


Unknown: Richard Anthony Baker
Unknown: Rowan Atkinson
Unknown: Gillie Potter
Producer: Alan Owen.

: Law in Action

Presented by John Eidinow


Presented By: John Eidinow

: News

: Victoria

with Anna Massey as Queen Victoria 5: Bereavement
Compiled and written by RICHARD MULLEN and JAMES MUNSON Narrator Robert Powell


Unknown: Anna Massey
Written By: Richard Mullen
Written By: James Munson
Narrator: Robert Powell
Unknown: Sean Barrett.
Unknown: Donald Douglas
Unknown: Hilda Schroder

: Seeds of Faith

Listening to God
Three programmes in which the writer and counsellor
Joyce Huggett looks at ways people hear God speak.
2: The Gift of Contemplation
'God was leading me deeper and deeper into a stillness into which he spoke. The mystics delighted to call it "wasting time" with God.'


Unknown: Joyce Huggett
Reader: Michael Tudor Barnes
Producer: Phiup Billson.

: Ghost Story

A Little Place off the Edgware Road by GRAHAM GREENE Read by Joss Ackland Abridged and produced by RICHARD DUNN (R)


Read By: Joss Ackland
Produced By: Richard Dunn

: Hermione

A tribute to Hermione Gingold who died in May
Compiled by ALAN HAYDOCK 3: Wartime London (R)

: *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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