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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 Brian Redhead
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by SIMON VANCE
7.25* Sport
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: Brian Redhead
Read By: Simon Vance
Unknown: Garry Richardson
Editor: Jolyon Monson

: News

: Sport on 4

with Cliff Morgan. Including news from Pakistan, where
England's cricket team brave the heat of weather and food in preparation for the forthcoming World Cup.


Unknown: Cliff Morgan.
Producer: Peter Griffiths

: Breakaway

With Bernard Falk , reporter Susan Marling and travel expert Nigel Coombs Producer JENNY MALLINSON DUFF


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

: Loose Ends

unravelled by Ned Sherrin and the likes of Craig Charles Carol Thatcher , Emma Freud and Jonathan Ross. Plus Victor Lewis Smith 's Look at Life Additional material by ALISTAIR BEATON


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Craig Charles
Unknown: Carol Thatcher
Unknown: Emma Freud
Unknown: Jonathan Ross.
Unknown: Victor Lewis Smith
Unknown: Alistair Beaton
Producers: Ian Gardhouse
Unknown: Cathie Mahoney

: Conference Special

Peter Kellner , of the Independent, reviews the past week at the Labour Party Conference in Brighton. Producer MARGARET HILL


Unknown: Peter Kellner

: From Our Own Correspondent


: Money Box

(Details on Monday at 10.00am)

: Radio Active

The Flu Special
A serious in-depth look at the problem of the flu virus, illustrated by song, dance, comedy and magic. Plus, two medically trained adults will be demonstrating how to use a handkerchief.
In pink tracksuits: and special guest Kate Robbins Written by GEOFFREY PERKINS and ANGUS DEAYTON
Music and icebergs by PHILIP POPE and ANGUS DEAYTON Producer DAVID TYLER. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 6.30pm)


Unknown: Kate Robbins
Written By: Geoffrey Perkins
Written By: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Philip Pope
Unknown: Angus Deayton
Producer: David Tyler.
Anna Rabies: Helen Atkinson Wood
Sir Norman Tonsil: Angus Deayton
Dr Serious Voice: (michael Fenton-Stevens
Mike Flex: (geoffrey Perkins)
Professor Jacques Aubergin: Philip Pope

: News

: Any Questions?

The Rt Hon Kenneth Baker , mp David Blunkett , mp
Louis Blom-Cooper , qc and Barbara Hosking


Unknown: Kenneth Baker
Unknown: David Blunkett
Unknown: Louis Blom-Cooper
Unknown: Barbara Hosking

: Second Edition

Only Connect.... with Gillian Reynolds and guests


Unknown: Gillian Reynolds

: The Afternoon Play

Stamping, Shouting and Singing Home by LISA EVANS Lizzie's family's history is a vivid one - from slavery to martyrdom. Lizzie was born black in America's Deep South. With and Directed by PETER KING


Unknown: Lisa Evans
Directed By: Peter King
Lizzie: Morel Bernard
young Lizzie: Sonia Saul

: Able Seaman Under Sail

At the age of 16 Christian Rodskjaer went to sea on the three-masted barque Germaine.
Nearly 60 years later, he recalls those days in conversation with his son, the actor Christian Rodska.
Producer GILLIAN HUSH BBC Manchester. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 9. 30pm)


Unknown: Christian Rodskjaer
Unknown: Christian Rodska.

: Science Now

My Brain Talks to Me Nights.... Gary Lynch is good at listening to what his brain tells him about itself. And he's just as good at telling other people about it. Georgina Ferry met him recently and their talking point was the nature of human memory.
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 7.45pm)


Unknown: Gary Lynch
Unknown: Georgina Ferry
Producer: Nicholas Morgan

: Options

4.30 Community Matters With GAVIN WEIGHTMAN (e)
5.00 When in Spain English actor ANDREW SACHS (whose only Spanish word until recently was que?) starts speaking un poco of the Spanish language with the help of actor espanolMiGUEL PENARANDA. CRisTiNA LAGO is also on hand for the first of a five-part series. Written and produced by ALAN WILDING (R) (e) (When in Spain tomorrow at 11.45am on BBC1)
5.30 L'ltaliadal vivo Second-stage Italian A series of 20 programmes to follow Buongiomo Italia! 1: Moltolieto Presentatori DENISE DE ROME e ENRICO VERDECCHIA Testi di BOB POWELL Regia di MICK WEBB (R) (e)


Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Produced By: Alan Wilding
Unknown: Moltolieto Presentatori
Unknown: Enrico Verdecchia

: The Living World

Presented by Jeremy Cherfas


Presented By: Jeremy Cherfas

: 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 BRIAN PERKINS including Sports Round-up


Unknown: Brian Perkins

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

Producer MICHAEL EMBER. Stereo


Producer: Michael Ember.

: Saturday-Night Theatre

Waxwork by PETER LOVESEY adapted by GEOFFREY M. MATTHEWS with Brian Cox as Sgt Cribb and It is 1888. In Newgate Prison Miriam Cromer awaits the death penalty for the murder of Josiah Perceval. She has confessed that blackmail drove her to the crime, but a photograph sent anonymously to the Home Office reveals new evidence and Sgt Cribb must investigate.
Directed by VANESSA WHITBURN BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 3. 00pm)


Unknown: Peter Lovesey
Adapted By: Geoffrey M. Matthews
Unknown: Brian Cox
Unknown: Sgt Cribb
Unknown: Miriam Cromer
Unknown: Josiah Perceval.
Unknown: Sgt Cribb
Directed By: Vanessa Whitburn
PC Thackeray: John Cater
Miriam Cromer: Sarah Berger
Insp Jowett: Roger Hume
James Berry: Don Henderson
Howard Cromer: Gordon Reid
Simon Allingham: Kim Durham
Insp Waterlow: Roger Rowland
Lottie Piper/First wardress: Claire Faulconbridge
Mrs Berry/Dorothea Davenant: Gillian Goodman
Tussaud/Judge: Edwin Richfield
Prison Govemor/Hundelby: Anthony Benson
Second wardress: Cynthia Cherry

: Baker's Dozen

with Richard Baker
Producer JUDITH ROLES. ,Stereo


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Judith Roles.

: A Poet of the People

The poet Glyn Hughes reads a selection from the work of poet Sam Laycock.
Producer FRASER STEEL BBC Manchester (R)


Unknown: Glyn Hughes
Unknown: Sam Laycock.

: Ten to Ten

with Richard Harries. Stereo


Unknown: Richard Harries.

: News

: The Saturday Feature

The Great Bunion Derby
In the Depression-hit America of the 1920s, a get-rich-quick promoter offered fabulous prizes for a 3,000-mile Trans-
Continental Footrace. Hundreds of runners attempted the route from Los Angeles to New York, which took them across the sun-scorched Mojave Desert and the snow-bound Rockies.
Tom McNab recounts the story of the first Trans-Continental Footrace.
Producer ANNE HINDS BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Tom McNab
Producer: Anne Hinds

: I've Been Together Now tor 70 Years

Eight programmes in which Johnny Morris continues his radio autobiography. He recalls the war years spent on a Wiltshire farm and his early post-war adventures in the world of broadcasting.


Unknown: Johnny Morris
Producer: Margaret Bradley

: The Phenomenon Squad

by MICHAEL SNELGROVE with and Brabazon's task is to investigate his superiors, using hand-picked officers.
Unfortunately, the hand that picked them belongs to his boss.
0 HEAR THIS! page 25


Writer: Michael Snelgrove
Supt Brabazon: Roy Kinnear
the DAC: Simon Cadell
MacTooley: Ron Bain
Humby: David Barrley
Justine: Susie Blake
Sigaloff: Royce Mills
Phyllis: Sheila Grant
Wizard: Peter Howell

: The Million-Pound Radio Show

A laugh a minute at £1,000 a second
Written and presented by Andy Hamilton and Nick Revell with Felicity Montagu and Harry Enfield
Producer (in the BBC's Fiji Studios) PAUL MAYHEW ARCHER. Stereo
0 FEATURE: page 92


Presented By: Andy Hamilton
Presented By: Nick Revell
Unknown: Felicity Montagu
Unknown: Paul Mayhew Archer.

: 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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