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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

with Hope Sealy


Unknown: Hope Sealy

: Today

Presented by Peter Hobday and Jenni Murray
7.00, 8.00 Today's News Read by LAURIE MACMILLAN
7.25* Sport with CHARLES COLVILE
7.30,8.30 News Summary
7.40*, 8.47* Today's Papers
7.45 In Perspective with JOHN NEWBURY, the BBC's
Religious Affairs Correspondent Editor JOLYON MONSON


Presented By: Peter Hobday
Presented By: Jenni Murray
Read By: Laurie MacMillan
Unknown: Charles Colvile
Editor: Jolyon Monson

: News

: Sport on 4

Presented by Cliff Morgan who casts his eye over a sporting weekend in which the best tennis players in the world battle out the final stages of the US Open at Flushing Meadow. Producer PETER GRIFFITHS


Presented By: Cliff Morgan
Producer: Peter Griffiths

: Breakaway

Bernard Falk reports on holidays and travel. With Susan Marling and Nigel Coombs.


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

: Loose Ends

with Ned Sherrin and the likes of Robert Elms
Craig Charles , Victoria Mather and Stephen Fry.
Plus the Occasional Diary of Mat Coward
Additional material by ALISTAIR BEATON
(Re-broadcast at 11.00pm)


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Robert Elms
Unknown: Craig Charles
Unknown: Victoria Mather
Unknown: Stephen Fry.
Unknown: Alistair Beaton
Producers: Ian Gardhouse
Unknown: Cathie Mahoney

: Conference Special

Geoffrey Goodman presents a personal view of the past week's TUC Conference in Blackpool. Producer ZAREER MASANI


Unknown: Geoffrey Goodman
Producer: Zareer Masani

: From Our Own Correspondent


: My Hero

(Details on Monday at 10.00am)

: Radio Active's Sunday Programme

God Alone Knows
Join Radio Active's religious correspondent, the Right
Reverend Reverend Wright, for half an hour of fun, laughter and one or two religious bits, but not too many, honestly, so please don't turn off.
Music of the spheres by PHILIP POPE and MICHAEL FENTON STEVENS Producer
The old artificer DAVID TYLER. Stereo (Re-broadcast on Monday at 6.30pm)


Unknown: Geoffrey Perkins
Unknown: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Philip Pope
Unknown: Michael Fenton Stevens
Unknown: David Tyler.
Anna Daptor: Helen Atkinson Wood
The Rt Rev Rev Wright: Angus Deayton
Scabby Danger: Michael Fenton Stevens
Mike Flex: Geoffrey Perkins
The Rev Michael Dunkley: Philip Pope

: News

: Any Questions?

The Rt Hon Malcolm Rifkind , mp, John Monks , Graham Day and Sue Slipman


Unknown: Malcolm Rifkind
Unknown: John Monks
Unknown: Sue Slipman

: Second Edition

Only Connect....
With Gillian Reynolds and guests


Unknown: Gillian Reynolds

: The Afternoon Play

The Man That Got Away by PHILIP NORMAN
Hedley looks forward to a holiday with his mother in a hotel which she manages in Norfolk. But he finds himself thrown on the hotel staff for company. They are wonderful, warm people. But will mother approve?
Directed by PETER KAVANAGH. Stereo


Unknown: Philip Norman
Directed By: Peter Kavanagh.

: Science Now

Presented by Alun Lewis Producer JULIAN BROWN


Presented By: Alun Lewis
Producer: Julian Brown

: Options

4.30 Community Matters GAVIN WEIGHTMAN presents news, views and analysis for workers in the caring professions. Coping with Disaster In the wake of the disasters at Bradford, Zeebrugge and Hungerford. professional and voluntary carers have had to learn new skills. Is there now a needforaNationalCrisisUnit? (e)
5.00 More Than You Can Manage A five-part series about stress 3: Stress on the Dole JENNI MURRAY takes a look at the stress of unemployment and visits Basildon Unemployed Workers'Centre. Plus social psychologist, DR TONY LAKE and Relax Now: part three Of PENNY YENDELL'S instant relaxation routine. (R) (e)
5.30 Talking of Languages Four programmes about language learning presented by FRANCIS HALLAWELL
2: Once upon a time a foreign language was reserved for la creme de la creme. Today it is seen as something which almost any pupil can acquire. (R)(e)


Unknown: Gavin Weightman
Unknown: Dole Jenni Murray
Unknown: Dr Tony Lake
Presented By: Francis Hallawell

: The Living World

Michael Clegg , Stephen Sutton and Norman Lewis tackle
Questions put by members of the Nottinghamshire Trust for Nature Conservation.
Presented by Derek Jones


Unknown: Michael Clegg
Unknown: Stephen Sutton
Unknown: Norman Lewis
Presented By: Derek Jones

: Delve Special

3: The NotSo-Supergrasses David Lander looks at the supergrass system.


Unknown: David Lander

: News

With PETER DONALDSON including Sports Round-up


Unknown: Peter Donaldson

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

Producer MICHAEL EMBER. Stereo


Producer: Michael Ember.

: Saturday-Night Theatre

Gone to Pot
A comedy by BRIAN CROOKES with Ballyfilbert nestles delightfully on the shore of Northern
Ireland. But nothing in this innocent fishing village is quite what it appears - as the inquisitive visitor will find out.
Directed by KATHRYN PORTER BBC Northern Ireland. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 3. 00pm)


Comedy By: Brian Crookes
Directed By: Kathryn Porter
Mattie: Oliver Maguire
Mollie: Aingealgrehan
Dermot: Trevor Moore
Forster: Paddy Scully
McFee: Kevin Flood
Moon: Mark Mulholland
Alec: Peter Quigley
: Joe Davidcoyle
: Paul Seanlejeune

: That Learned Gentlewoman

What poor woman is ever taught that she should have a higher design than to get her a husband?
MARY ASTELL (1666-1731)
Tony Seaton pieces together the life story of this early feminist. With Ann Aris as Mary Astell Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Unknown: Mary Astell
Unknown: Tony Seaton
Unknown: Ann Aris
Unknown: Mary Astell
Producer: Gillian Hush

: Baker's Dozen

with Richard Baker
Producer JUDITH ROLES . Stereo


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Judith Roles

: Thriller!

A Fatal Inversion by RUTH RENDELL writing as BARBARA VINE abridged in 14 parts by NEVILLE TELLER
Read by Lewis Fiander 12: The Deathbed Room
Producer PAMELA HOWE. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Ruth Rendell
Read By: Lewis Fiander
Producer: Pamela Howe.

: Ten to Ten

with Eddie Neale. Stereo


Unknown: Eddie Neale.

: News

: The Village

4: Honey and Jerusalem
The people of Castle Carrock in Cumbria help David Bean to put together a picture of their life.
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester


Unknown: David Bean

: The Wordsmiths at Gorsemere: 2

An Everyday Story of Towering Genius by Sue Limb
Lord Biro arrives with his menagerie. William is afflicted by his ailment....
(Stereo) (R)


Writer: Sue Limb
Music: Stephen Oliver
Sung by: Cantabile
Producer: Jonathan James Moore
Dorothy Wordsmith: Denise Coffey
William Wordsmith: Geoffrey Whitehead
Samuel Tailor Cholericke: Simon Callow
Lord Biro: Tim Curry
Teresa Sanseveria: Helen Atkinson Wood
Stinking Iris: Miriam Margolyes
Leechpedlar: Chris Emmett

: Even Looser Ends

(This morning's programme with at least 2.5 per cent extra)

: '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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