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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 John Humphrys and Sue MacGregor
7.00,8.00 Today's News Read by BRIAN PERKINS
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: John Humphrys
Presented By: Sue MacGregor
Read By: Brian Perkins
Unknown: Garry Richardson
Editor: Jolyon Monson

: News

: Sport on 4

Cliff Morgan is your host on the first Saturday of the Cricket World Cup.


Producer: Pat Thornton

: Breakaway

Bernard Falk reports on holidays and travel. With reporter Susan Marling and travel expert Nigel Coombs Producer HELEN ROBSON


Unknown: Bernard Falk
Reporter: Susan Marling
Unknown: Nigel Coombs
Producer: Helen Robson

: Loose Ends

Ned Sherrin with the likes of Robert Elms, Craig Charles and Victoria Mather Additional material by ALISTAIR BEATON


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Craig Charles
Unknown: Alistair Beaton
Producers: Ian Gardhouse
Unknown: Cathie Mahoney

: Conference Special

Robin Oakley , Political Editor of the Times, offers his personal view of the Conservative Party Conference in Blackpool. Producer EMILY BUCHANAN


Unknown: Robin Oakley
Producer: Emily Buchanan

: From Our Own Correspondent


: Money Box

(Details on Monday at 10. 00am)

: Radio Active

You Together with Your House and Possesions and Other Things as Well
After a special consumer report on the title, it has now been changed to
You and Your Things with top consumer watchdogs
Written by GEOFFREY PERKINS and ANGUS DEAYTON with additional material by MICHAEL FENTON.STEVENS Music by philip POPE and GEOFFREY PERKINS
Produced to conform with British Safety Standards by DAVID TYLER Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 6.30pm)


Written By: Geoffrey Perkins
Written By: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Michael Fenton.Stevens
Music By: Philip Pope
Unknown: Geoffrey Perkins
Unknown: David Tyler

: News

: Any Questions?

The Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke , mp Cyril Smith , mp
Gillian Reynolds , Pat Wall , mp


Unknown: Kenneth Clarke
Unknown: Cyril Smith
Unknown: Gillian Reynolds
Unknown: Pat Wall

: Second Edition

Only Connect.... with Gillian Reynolds and guests Producer REBECCA NICHOLSON


Unknown: Gillian Reynolds
Producer: Rebecca Nicholson

: The Afternoon Play

The Tower of Constance by ELLEN DRYDEN
Tourists now visit the Tower of Constance in the Camargue, but in the 18th century scores of French Protestant women were imprisoned there for their religious beliefs.
Catherine Bousset was born there. At the age of 16 she finds herself suddenly taken away from her mother and thrust into a world she never knew.
Directed by NED CHAILLET . Stereo


Unknown: Ellen Dryden
Unknown: Catherine Bousset
Directed By: Ned Chaillet
as Marie Durand with: Pauline Letts
Anne Bousset: Meg Davies
and as Catherine: Victoria Carling

: The Great British Truffle Hunt

For 40 years or so only woodland animals enjoyed our native truffle, but interest in finding them has recently revived.
Andrea Adams reports on a British Mycological Society outing to Wiltshire in search of the gastronomic treasure buried under beech trees. Producer SALLY THOMPSON (Re-broadcast next Tuesday)


Unknown: Andrea Adams
Producer: Sally Thompson

: Options

4.30 Community Matters Presented by GAVIN WEIGHTMAN (e)
5.00 When in Spain
2: ANDREW SACHS learns un poco mas about Spain and the Spanish language from MiGUEL PEÑARANDA ― especially how to organise trips. Written by ALAN WILDING (R) (e) Book £2. SO; cassette £3. 95 from retailers Teachers' notes, £1.50, from: [address removed]
5.30 L'Italia dal vivo Second-stage Italian A series of 20 programmes to follow Buongiorno Italia! 2:Didov'e? Presentatori DENISE DE ROME e ENRICO VERDECCHIA Testi di BOB POWELL (R) (e) Book £6.50; pack of three cassettes, £11. 95 from retailers


Presented By: Gavin Weightman
Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Written By: Alan Wilding
Unknown: Enrico Verdecchia
Unknown: Bob Powell

: Science Now

Invisible Idiot!
- that amusing but unhelpful computer conversion of the English proverb: 'Out of sight; out of mind', illustrates the kind of problem that besets machine translation. Alun Lewis reviews recent attempts to produce an accurate electronic polyglot, and accesses to what extent the linguist in the machine remains an invisible idiot.
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 7.45pm)


Unknown: Alun Lewis
Producer: Jenny Walker

: The Living World

The Dunes of Ynyslas with Roy Watling and Derek Jones


Unknown: Roy Watling
Unknown: Derek Jones

: 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 CLIVE ROSUN including Sports Round-up


Unknown: Clive Rosun

: Stop the Week with Robert Robinson

Producer MICHAEL EMBER. Stereo


Producer: Michael Ember.

: Saturday-Night Theatre

Where Are You, Juliet? by JILL HYEM based on the novel Juliet by ROSEMARY TIMPERLEY
Rowena moves into a flat which is strangely haunted by the presence of its previous owner, Juliet. Where is she? What is the mystery surrounding her disappearance? Rowena's life becomes dominated by the missing girl - the haunting presence of Juliet in the flat driving her to find the answers.
Directed by KAY PATRICK BBC Manchester. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 3. 00pm)


Unknown: Rosemary Timperley
Directed By: Kay Patrick
as Rowena/Juliet with: Julie Berry
Bernard Carter: Frank Moorey
Maggie: Linda Gardner
Leo Bartlett/Hari Patel: Sean Barrett
Serinder Patel: Seeta Indrani
Ralph Gordon: Graeme Kirk
Mandy: Hannah Lavender
Twist: Jonathan Tafler
Mrs Smith: Sheila Grant
Richard Malengry: Edward de Souza
Miss Wright/Nurse: Joan Campion
Henry: James Quinn

: Baker's Dozen

with Richard Baker
Producer JUDITH ROLES. Stereo


Unknown: Richard Baker
Producer: Judith Roles.

: The Motor Bandits

One winter's day in 1911 a French bank messenger was robbed of the consignment of money he was carrying through the streets of Paris. To the astonishment of passers-by, the armed thief and his accomplices made their escape in a motor car. Such a thing had never happened before, but in the weeks that followed it was to happen again, and again.
Mitch Raper tells the story of the bandits' reign of terror. With GEOFFREY BEEVERS
Producer SALLY THOMPSON Stereo (R)


Unknown: Mitch Raper
Unknown: Geoffrey Beevers
Unknown: Frank Duncan.
Unknown: William Eedle
Unknown: Jon Glover.
Unknown: John Westbrook
Written By: Mitch Raper
Producer: Sally Thompson

: Ten to Ten

with Eddie Neale. Stereo


Unknown: Eddie Neale.

: News

: The Saturday Feature

On the Cards
What do Omar Sharif , Edward VII and Wild Bill Hickok have in common? A love of card games. Nigel Farrell puts other people's cards on the table and discovers the history of card games: the Lord Chancellor reveals a royal scandal, and Omar Sharif recalls high stakes - and tempers - at the bridge table.
Producer ANNE HINDS BBC Pebble Mill
0 HEAR THIS! page 25 and WODDIS ON: page 97


Unknown: Omar Sharif
Unknown: Bill Hickok
Unknown: Nigel Farrell
Unknown: Omar Sharif

: I've Been Together Now for 70 Years

The second of 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

: The Phenomenon Squad

by Michael Snelgrove
The Beevers are expecting the Devil at No 42. Brabazon and the squad are out to foil their plans. Can they save surburbia from Satanism?
Producer Jonathan James-Moore Stereo


Writer: Michael Snelgrove
Producer: Jonathan James-Moore
Chief Supt Brabazon: Roy Kinnear
DAC Endicott-Heap: Simon Cadell
MacTooley: Alex Norton
Humby: Stephen Frost
Nutkins: Susie Blake
Sigaloff: Royce Mills
Derek: Anthony Jackson
Donna: Karen Archer

: The Million-Pound Radio Show

A laugh a minute at il,000 a second.
Written and presented by Andy Hamilton and Nick Revell with Felicity Montagu and Harry Enfield
Producer PAUL MAYHEW-ARCHER . Stereo


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

: 'amNews

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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